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Ex-consultant seeks leniency in tickets scam By Roxana Hegeman Associated Press

WICHITA — A former consultant for Kansas University athletics asked a federal judge on Wednesday to sentence him to no more than 21 months in prison for his part in a $2 million ticket scalping scandal that has

already sent two other conspirators to prison for longer terms. Thomas Blubaugh of Medford, Okla., pleaded in a court filing for leniency when he is sentenced Monday, citing his poor health, his young children and his cooperation with authorities. He is seeking a sentence below the advisory guide-

line range of 33 months to 41 months. In his filing, Blubaugh said he does not dispute a recommendation in the pre-sentence investigation report that he make restitution of $841,111, the losses he argued are attributable to him and his wife. But he does not want to be held responsible for the

thefts and sales of tickets by other conspirators. Seven people, including Blubaugh’s wife, Charlette Blubaugh, have been snared in the investigation into the unlawful sale of football and basketball season Please see TICKETS, page 2A T. Blubaugh

KBA officials deny charges

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With investigation under way, bioscience leaders say allegations of conflict are untrue

Downtown’s Bay Leaf to close after 35 years Owner says store’s inability to compete with Internet for shoppers is main factor in her decision to call it quits. Page 5A

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Kansas takes down Missouri at Kauffman

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The Jayhawks’ starting pitcher Thomas Taylor struck out a career-high nine batters, leading KU to its 7-1 victory over Missouri at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday. Taylor went six innings and gave up just one run on one hit. Page 1B

Wolfhound fans gather for show ABOVE: Jon Steele, of Saginaw, Mich., plays with his borzoi show dogs, also called Russian wolfhounds, during a lunch break Wednesday at Holiday Inn Lawrence, 200 McDonald Drive. Steele was in town for the Borzoi Club of America’s 2011 National Specialty Show, Rally and Obedience Trial. The show runs through Saturday. LEFT: Chris Neale, of Gainesville, Fla., gives his borzoi Levi a big thanks after winning the sweepstakes Wednesday at the show. See video from the show at


I’m asking you this: If you would just give me a warning today. Um, I’m asking you as a state senator.”

Teachers seek $1,500 raises for next year “

— State Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau during a traffic stop in which she asked a state By Mark Fagan trooper not to ticket her for speeding. Page 6A

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Administrators don’t quite see it We think this is more than that way. The district is working to fill an expected $3 million budget hole for reasonable, given the district’s Teachers in the Lawrence school the coming school year, a drain caused budget. They have more than district are asking for raises of $1,500 by reduced revenues from the state. each for the next school year. Just last week, administrators enough money to properly Negotiators for the Lawrence Edu- advised the board that they could save compensate us.” cation Association made the formal $2.5 million next year by dipping into request Wednesday evening at district contingency funds, reclaiming a diplo- — Chris Cobb, math teacher at South Junior High headquarters, as negotiations contin- ma-completion program, reducing ued with administrators for a spending on nonwage expensnew work agreement. es and making other changes. with at least 13 years of service and a The teachers say the raises By closing Wakarusa Val- doctorate. — total estimated cost: $1.389 ley School, they expect to Cobb and his fellow negotiators million — would help recruit save nearly $500,000 more. maintain that the district has $6.8 milnew teachers, retain experi“The board is straining to lion in a contingency fund, plus anothenced educators and otherbe fiscally responsible is a er $7.3 million in a special reserve fund wise begin to fairly compenvery diff icult time,” said — money that could help boost the sate hundreds of union memFrank Harwood, the district’s pay of all teachers, including the more SCHOOLS bers who have gone several lead negotiator and chief than 450 who have seen their salaries years without pay raises while endur- operations officer. “Using all our climb just $250 total during the past ing higher expenses and reduced ben- resources on raises in one year is not five years. efits. fiscally responsible.” Budget problems? “We think this is more than reasonThe raises, as proposed, would “I don’t buy it a lick,” Cobb said. able, given the district’s budget,” said boost salaries of the district’s 926 “They clearly have enough money to Chris Cobb, a negotiator who teaches licensed educators by $1,500 each. The do this. It’s whether the district choosmath at South Junior High School, raise would be equal to 4 percent for es to make this a priority.” after the evening’s 42-minute session. an entry-level teacher who earns — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached “They have more than enough money $37,780; the raise would be about 2.5 at 832-7188. to properly compensate us.” percent for a teacher earning $58,830,

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Low voter turnout not unique to Lawrence; time for change? Some say local elections should be in Nov.; others suggest different weekday By Chad Lawhorn

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TOPEKA — Kansas Bioscience Authority leaders on Wednesday acknowledged that the agency was being investigated but disputed allegations of wrongdoing leveled by a state senator from Wichita. In his first public comments since state Sen. Susan Wagle, RWichita, on Friday accused him of conflicts of interest, KBA President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Thornton said that he has done nothing wrong and that Wagle has left impressions that are not true. Thornton Thornton was backed up by the KBA's board chairman John Carlin, a former Kansas governor. “None of her charges hold up,” Carlin Carlin said. Their comments came after Wagle told reporters that the KBA was being investigated by the Johnson County District Attorney's office. “There is a criminal investigation going on,” Wagle said. She declined to reveal any more information, except to say several employees have received subpoenas. Carlin and Thornton said that there is an investigation but that they knew little more than that. They said they weren't concerned about the probe because the agency is repeatedly audited. Chris McMullin, chief deputy district attorney in Johnson

Blame it on the weather. Maybe 70-degree temperatures and sunny skies caused people to just find something else to do besides vote in Tuesday’s city and school elections. No, it doesn’t make a lot of sense, but whatever caused a 13 percent voter turnout in Lawrence was happening in other communities too. “I’ve talked to a number of my peers today, and it really sounds like this

wa s an i ss u e statewide,” Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew said. A quick check by the Journal-World Shew found that turnout in Sedgwick County was 12.7 percent. In Shawnee County, it was 11.6 percent. In Johnson County, it was 9.7 percent. Think maybe in smaller counties the story was different? Nope. Jefferson County was 8.1 percent and Franklin County was 7.1 percent.

Need for a change? Douglas County’s low turnout, which marked the third consecutive city/school election to see a decline in turnout, had some people asking whether we are voting at the wrong time. There long have been questions about why city and school elections take place in April instead of in November when statewide and national elections are conducted. The simple answer is because state law dictates it, but state law could be changed. In fact, there was a bill introduced this legislative session to move local elections to November, Shew said. Please see VOTING, page 2A

Past turnout Here’s a look at voter turnout percentages for past city/school elections in Douglas County: 2009: 14 percent 2007: 19.1 percent 2005: 38.5 percent 2003: 33 percent — Source: Douglas County Clerk’s website.



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DEATHS Frances Marie Myers LINCOLN , N EB . — Frances Marie Myers of Lincoln, died April 4, 2011 in the Hospice wing of Tabitha Health Care Services, 4720 Randolph Street, Lincoln. Frances was born on a farm in Wapello County, Iowa, on December 16, 1920 to Harold and M. Helen Scarborough Russell. She attended a country school in that area for three years before moving to the Packwood area. There she attended the Packwood Schools through her sophomore year. The family then moved back near the Ottumwa Airport and Frances finished high school in Ottumwa, Iowa, graduating in 1938. Frances attended school for one summer at Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, where she obtained her teacher’s certificate to teach in a country school even though she was not eighteen years old — which was the minimum age for a teacher. Frances taught in a rural school for three years with a starting salary of $58.00 a month. She married Wesley Glenn in 1942, and they later divorced. They had one daughter, Coleen. She married Ernest (Ernie) F. Myers on May 18, 1947. Ernie was the manager of the Ottumwa Water Works until his retirement in 1979. They had one son, Russell. After she and Ernie both retired they spent several winters in Texas and Arizona before becoming fulltime residents of Arizona until after Ernie’s death August 8, 1993. Then she moved back to Ottumwa, Iowa, to be near family. She later married Hugh Stufflebeam, and they lived in Lenexa, Kansas until his death January 20, 2009. Frances spent 15 years with the Iowa Illinois Gas Company in Ottumwa as well as a part-time aide in the Ottumwa School sys-

tem. She was a member of Davis St. Christian Church, Wapello County Historical Society, AARP, Women’s Club, and Hospital Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Ernest Myers and Hugh Stufflebeam, and her son Russell E. Myers, on July 17, 2010. Also preceding her were a sister, Virginia McVey of Slater, Iowa; and two brothers, Paul and George Russell. She is survived by her daughter Coleen (David) Hoover of Olathe, Kansas; and her daughter-in-law Carol Myers of Lincoln, Nebraska. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Becky (Ed) Gonzales of Olathe, Kansas; Brent (Lisa) Myers of Lincoln, Nebraska; and Mark (Dayna) Hoover of Spangdahlem AFB, Germany. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren: Carter & Molly Gonzales, Larissa Myers, and Jacob & Micah Hoover. In addition, she is survived by her late husband Hugh’s children, Sandra Behnke and David Stufflebeam, as well as their children and grandchildren. The body has been cremated, and inurnment will be at the Shrine of Memories in Ottumwa, Iowa. ASPEN Cremation and Burial Service, 4822 Cleveland Ave., Lincoln, NE 68504 is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be emailed to, or sent to the family c/o Coleen Hoover, 27570 W. Highland Circle, Olathe, KS 66061. Memorials can be made to Davis Street Christian Church in Ottumwa, Iowa, or a charity of the sender’s choice and sent to the family c/o Coleen Hoover, 27570 W. Highland Circle, Olathe, KS 66061.

DIANNA LEE DEERE Memorial services for Dianna Lee Deere, 52, Baldwin City, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Stony Point Hall, Baldwin City. Mrs. Deere died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at her home after a long battle with cancer. She was born March 8, 1959, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Frank and Virginia Sheehy Lee. She graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1977. She married Michael Deere on Dec. 28, 1982, in Miami, Okla. He survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Aaron and wife MartiKay, Baldwin City, and Adam, Lawrence; two

brothers, Kevin Lee, Butler, Mo., and Roger Lee, Fort Scott; and many nieces and nephews. She was Deere preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Frank Lee Jr.; and a sister, Deborah Applegate. The family suggests memorials to the Dianna Deere Memorial Fund, sent in care of The Baldwin State Bank, 721 High St., P.O. Box 46, Baldwin City, KS 66006. Online condolences may be sent at

JOHN M. CAVANAUGH J R. Graveside services for John M. Cavanaugh Jr., 4 months, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Calvary Cemetery in

Topeka. He died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.

RAMONA L. CARMITCHEL Services for Ramona L. Carmitchel, 78, Basehor, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie with visita-

tion one hour before service time. She died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Lansing.

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tickets by key athletics department officials to ticket brokers and others in which the employees pocketed the money. All pleaded guilty. Thomas Blubaugh, 46, pleaded guilty in January to a single count of conspiracy to defraud the United States through wire fraud, tax obstruction and interstate transportation of stolen property. As a consultant to the ticket office, Thomas Blubaugh was on the payroll from August 2007 until January 2010 at a cost of $115,000 to Kansas Athletics Inc., a nonprofit that promotes Kansas athletics. He was previously the director of athletic ticket operations at the University of Oklahoma. In his plea agreement, Thomas Blubaugh admitted he paid travel expenses for an intermediary who marketed the stolen tickets through brokers in Oklahoma. He also acknowledged he used deception to keep others from tracing the tickets back to him by using third parties not connected to the ticket office to sell them to individuals and


brokers. He also admitted concealing the proceeds on tax returns. Charlette Blubaugh, then the associate athletic director at KU, was in charge of the ticket office. She has admitted that she began stealing tickets in 2005, giving them to other employees to sell to third parties in violation of university policy. She will be sentenced on April 14. In seeking a more lenient sentence, Thomas Blubaugh argued in his latest filing that the court should consider that the couple have two children together, ages 6 and 5. Charlette Blubaugh also has two children from a previous marriage who live with their father and visit the Blubaughs every other weekend. He asked the court to take into account his family situation and either give him a lesser sentence than was recommended or allow his wife to stay out of prison until he has completed his sentence so that one parent can care for their children. He told the court that he and his wife have agreed that, if the court allows it, he should serve his sentence first. The former consultant also asked the court to consider his cooperation with authorities, noting that as recently as

County, said the office would not comment on whether there was an investigation. News of the investigation prompted Gov. Sam Brownback to issue a statement, saying he was “deeply concerned about the recent media reports regarding the Kansas Bioscience Authority.” He said he supports the KBA's mission, “but we must leave no stone unturned to ensure the integrity and success of that mission.” His office would not comment beyond the statement. Wagle, who is chairwoman of the Senate Commerce Committee, has held several hearings during which she has been critical of the size of salaries and bonuses paid to Thornton and others at the KBA. Thornton receives $265,000 per year. KBA officials have said his salary is in line with what similar positions pay in other states.

Wagle also has criticized some of the investments made by the agency. The KBA is in charge of investing $581 million in tax funds to attract high-tech bioscience companies in Kansas. On Friday, during a hearing on the KBA, Wagle released numerous documents in which she raised questions about Thornton's links to economic development in Illinois. She cited his membership on an Illinois science technology committee and as being listed in charge of a technology political action committee in that state. On Wednesday, Thornton said his affiliations with those efforts were over before 2000, which is six years before he came to the KBA. Wagle also mentioned a company that Thornton had been a leader in that went bankrupt and has been under scrutiny from federal officials. But Thornton said the company's troubles occurred after he disassociated himself from it and the company pursued



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another course. That also occurred before he came to Kansas, he said. “To allege I was involved in any of that is ridiculous,” Thornton said. “It's the equivalent to say, ‘I've been to Japan and have been responsible for the tsunami,’” he said. Carlin and Thornton said Wagle made requests for information and before they could respond, she started a new round of allegations. Wagle has defended her handling of the committee meetings, but last week several senators said they were uncomfortable with the procedure. Carlin and Thornton say they have prepared a response to each of Wagle's assertions. She has scheduled another Commerce meeting on KBA for April 27 when the legislative session resumes. In his statement, Brownback said, “Our interest is in seeing that taxpayer money is well spent and Kansas laws are upheld.” — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

If local elections were tied to a presidential ballot, you can about guess how much coverage the local elections would get. Next to none.”


But it never got much support. “We opposed it,” said Kimberly Winn, deputy director of the League of Kansas Municipalities. Winn said putting city and school board races on the November ballot would be a bad idea because it would minimize city elections. “If local elections were tied to a presidential ballot, you can about guess how much coverage the local elections would get,” Winn said. “Next to none.” But she said even more troubling is that it would introduce partisan politics into local elections. Candidates in city and school board elections do not run under a political party banner. They do in state and national elections. “I think it would inherently make those elections partisan,” Winn said. Other concerns that have been brought up about a change to November include that ballots — by the time you print everything from presidential candidates to local judges — would be really long. But some said even if local elections aren’t moved to November, we ought to still think about moving them on

— Kimberly Winn, deputy director of the League of Kansas Municipalities the particular candidates and issues of the day. Shew said he thought the talk of school consolidation would create more interest, but perhaps the issue only captivated parents directly impacted by possible district changes. Lindsey is not so sure. She said the large number of school board candidates was a good indicator that people found the issue important. “I just have a hard time believing that 13 percent turnout reflects the level of concern people have about this issue,” she said. But then again, she said, maybe it is that people are concerned but just don’t think government will end up doing anything to address their concerns. “There is so much visceral gobbledygook about how bad government is, why would you choose to participate?” Lindsey said. “We have to be It’s about the issues very careful because it can At the end of the day, sev- become a self-fulf illing eral election-watchers said prophecy.” there’s probably no simple — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be answer. Shew said voter reached at 832-6362. Follow him at turnout long has been tied to how interesting voters find the calendar — to a different day of the week. Carrie Lindsey, a board member of the LawrenceDouglas County League of Women Voters, said maybe it is time to consider moving elections to Saturdays. “We live in a time and economic situation where people are expected to work,” Lindsey said. “If you have a job right now, you don’t take off to vote even if somebody says it is OK.” State law doesn’t allow local elections to be on a Saturday, but it does allow special elections — like for a bond issue — to take place any day of the week, Shew said. He said he has tried to encourage past special elections to be on a Saturday just to see if it would make a difference in turnout. “But I think there are a lot of people really tied to Tuesdays,” Shew said.

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United for the good of Lawrence 1 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Gadhafi asks Obama to end air strikes Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appealed directly to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to end what Gadhafi called “an unjust war.” He also wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year. “You are a man who has enough courage to annul a wrong and mistaken action,” Gadhafi wrote in a rambling, three-page letter to Obama obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday. “I am sure that you are able to shoulder the responsibility for that.” The White House confirmed the letter, but top officials shrugged it off. “I don’t think there is any mystery about what is expected from Mr. Gadhafi at this time,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said, repeating U.S. and NATO demands that Gadhafi’s forces pull back and cease attacks. She also renewed a demand that Gadhafi step down from power and leave the country.

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U.S., Colombia reach free trade deal After weeks of intense negotiations, the United States and Colombia have reached a deal on a free trade pact that the White House says is a vital part of President Barack Obama’s economic agenda. The administration said the agreement came together after the Colombians agreed to offer greater protections for workers and union leaders, an area of key concern for the U.S. It estimates final pact will boost U.S. exports to Colombia by more than $1 billion per year and could support thousands of American jobs. The deal has bipartisan support in Congress, which must approve the agreement before it can be implemented. 2 | TOKYO

Preventing blasts focus at nuclear plant After notching a rare victory by stopping highly radioactive water from flowing into the Pacific, workers at Japan’s flooded nuclear power complex turned to their next task early today: injecting nitrogen to prevent more hydrogen explosions. Nuclear officials said Wednesday there was no immediate threat of explosions like the three that rocked the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant not long after a massive tsunami hit on March 11, but their plans are a reminder of how much work remains to stabilize the complex. Workers are racing to cool down the plant’s reactors, which have been overheating since power was knocked out by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that killed as many as 25,000 people and destroyed hundreds of miles of coastline. 3 | NEW YORK CITY

Glenn Beck’s Fox show ending Glenn Beck later this year will end his Fox News Channel talk show, which has sunk in the ratings and has suffered from an advertiser boycott. Fox and Beck’s company, Mercury Radio Arts, said Wednesday they will stay in business creating other projects for Fox television and digital, starting with some documentaries Beck is preparing. Beck was a quick burn on Fox News Channel. Almost immediately after joining the network in January 2009, he doubled the ratings at his afternoon time slot. Fans found his conservative populism entertaining. He was popular with tea party Beck activists and drew thousands of people to the National Mall in Washington last August for a “restoring honor” rally. Yet some of his statements were getting him in trouble, and critics appealed to advertisers to boycott his show last summer after he said President Barack Obama had “a deep-seated hatred for white people.”

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2011 UNITED WAY OF DOUGLAS COUNTY CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIRS VAL AND BETH STELLA have lived in Lawrence for more than 25 years. This year, the United Way campaign will focus on education, selfsufficiency and health.

Longtime residents chosen to lead fundraising, volunteering campaign By Andy Hyland

United Way of Douglas County has announced that Val and Beth Stella will serve as cochairs for the agency’s 2011 campaign. The couple has lived in Lawrence for more than 25 years. He is a distinguished professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at Kansas University; she has a doctorate in developmental and child psychology, and has worked as a teacher and a researcher. Both have extensive backgrounds in community service as well. In the coming months, the co-chairs will seek to highlight the role of the United Way in the community and generate support for the annual fundraising effort. They will be hard at work in the months ahead building up to the campaign kick-off in August and the community campaign in September.

Without (the United Way) in our community, it would be a very different place and a much less happy place to live.” — 2011 United Way of Douglas County campaign co-chair Beth Stella This year, the United Way will be mobilizing community resources and building partnerships to focus on goals in three areas — education, selfsufficiency and health. “It’s not just about putting your thumb in the dike, it’s about repairing the dike,” Beth Stella said. Last year, the campaign raised more than $1.6 million, though the effort is not just about fundraising, the Stellas said. Volunteering matters, too. At KU, students contribute thousands of hours of volunteer work each year, Val Stella said, in addition to the contri-

butions of the faculty, staff and the rest of the university community. “Sometimes the community doesn’t realize the impact the university can have on our community,” he said. Colleen Gregoire, vice president and campaign director at United Way of Douglas County, said she looked forward to seeing the co-chairs’ fresh approach to the campaign. “It’s going to be a wonderful year to work with the Stellas,” she said. The co-chairs will seek to highlight the role the United Way plays in Lawrence to aid young people, teenagers, the elderly, the sick and more, Beth Stella said. “Without (the United Way) in our community, it would be a very different place and a much less happy place to live,” she said. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him on Twitter at

Impassioned residents on both sides of gender identity policy speak out By Joe Preiner

Members of the Lawrence community voiced their opinions even before the 7 p.m. start 4 | AFGHANISTAN of a meeting Wednesday to disa possible amendment to Ex-Insurgents suspected in U.N. attack cuss the city’s anti-discrimination Former insurgents who had renounced the Taliban policy. and were in a reintegration program are suspected of Residents Charles McVey and taking an assault rifle from a Nepalese guard and Dominic Klumpe sat outside opening fire during the anti-Quran-burning riot last Christ Covenant Reformed week that left seven U.N. workers dead, Afghan offi- Presbyterian Church, 2312 Harcials said Wednesday. vard Road. Each held a sign in Parliamentarian Mohammad Akbari said governprotest of a group of Lawrence ment investigators have identified three men they business leaders and churches believe were involved in the killing of three U.N. staff who say they are opposed to the members and four Nepalese guards in the April 1 suggested inclusion of gender attack against the U.N. headquarters in the northern identity. city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Four protesters also were “I don’t want these kinds of killed. attitudes being expressed in my The men were arrested the day of the riot. community or prevailing in my

community,” McVey said. “They’re free to their own opinions, but if they’re going to start messing with the law, well, that’s everybody’s business then.” The conversation continued inside the church, where members representing groups comprising Voice of Reason addressed the more than 50 residents in attendance. Groups included Awaken Manhattan, the Alliance Defense Fund, Concerned Women for America and Kansas Family Policy Council. Several of the groups also opposed the anti-discrimination ordinance, which is now in place in Manhattan. The Manhattan ordinance protects people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in housing, public

accommodations and employment. Lawrence’s ordinance currently includes sexual orientation but not gender identity. Daniel Blomberg, who represented the ADF, fielded the majority of the questions asked by concerned and interested residents. He said if gender identity were to pass in Lawrence, several privacy issues could come into play. “My focus is constitutional law and religious liberty,” Blomberg said. “At the end of the day, sometimes religious liberty is bad for business, it is, and it’s still the right thing to do.” The meeting lasted more than two hours and closed with a question-and-answer session, Please see POLICY, page 4A

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Energy conference at KU features governor By Christine Metz

From the former president of one of the world’s largest oil companies to an executive of a company that makes electric vehicle charging stations, an energy conference at Kansas University will pull from a wide range of industry experts. But the Brownback most anticipated speaker will likely have more to say on state energy issues. Kicking off the conference will be Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, who, shortly after taking office in January,

ENERGY CONFERENCE Gov. Sam Brownback’s speech is scheduled for 9 a.m., and John Hofmeister will speak at lunch. For the public, the cost to attend is $45. For students it is free. To register, visit the KU Energy Club’s website at promoted energy conservation and finding creative sources of renewable energy as ways to meet that state’s energy challenges. Brownback also has been a strong supporter of Sunflower Electric Power Corp.’s controversial plan to build a coal-fired power plant in southwest Kansas. The conference, which will be next Thursday at the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Ave., is intended to pull “as broad a range of speakers as

we can,” said Diane Silver with the KU Energy Council. “The governor’s ideas on energy are absolutely vital for the state,” Silver said. The conference is a collaborative effort between the KU Energy Club, a student group, and the KU Energy Council, an interdisciplinary academic organization made up of distinguished professors active in energy research, development and education. “The students are very interested in promoting conversation, discussion and debate on all aspects of energy,” Silver said. Along with Brownback, the conference’s keynote speaker will be John Hofmeister, a retired president from Shell Oil Co. and now CEO of the nonprofit Citizens for Affordable Energy. In his book “Why

BRIEFLY New task force to talk trash A newly appointed city task force will begin working today to develop a recommendation on how the city’s trash service should operate. The city’s Solid Waste Task Force will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall to discuss options for how the city should operate its trash and recycling services. City commissioners have asked the group to look at issues including privatization of the city-operated service, a new curbside recycling program and the use of automated trucks that could require people to start using special plastic carts instead of standard trash cans. The task force is expected to meet for the next several months to discuss the issues. The meetings are open to the public.

Man faces 5 child sex crime charges A Douglas County judge on Wednesday ordered a 31-yearold man to face a trial on five child sex crime charges. District Judge Michael Malone made the decision after a preliminary hearing in which prosecutor Amy McGowan, a chief assistant district attorney, presented evidence that the man sexually abused one girl and attempted to abuse her younger sister when the girls lived in Lawrence from 2007 to 2009. Police and prosecutors said the defendant is the exboyfriend of the girls’ mother and had lived with the family in Lawrence. The girls, who are now 13 and 11 years old, alleged the abuse occurred while their mother was at work.


According to testimony, the girls made allegations in 2010 about the abuse to family members, a social worker and police officers. The man had a Garden City address when he was arrested last month in Finney County and brought to Douglas County to face the charges here. He’s charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, one count of aggravated criminal sodomy and one count of attempted aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Malone scheduled an arraignment on the five charges for 4:30 p.m. Monday. The defendant faces 25 years to life on each charge due to the age of the victims. The Journal-World generally does not identify sex crime suspects unless they have been convicted.

Pancake feed to benefit Just Food Chris Cakes, a Louisburg company that is famous for its fancy pancake flipping and speedy service, will be in Lawrence this month. It will be serving up breakfast items at the third annual “Flapjacks for Philanthropy” fundraiser organized by Self Engineering Leadership Fellows at Kansas University. This year’s event will benefit Just Food, the Douglas County food pantry. The details: ● 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30. ● in Eaton Hall, 1520 W. 15th St., on KU’s campus. ● Cost is $5 in advance and $6 at the door for all you can eat. Advance tickets can be purchased by emailing By the way, the Chris Cakes pancake eating record stands

We Hate the Oil Companies,” Hofmeister advocates for affordable and nonpartisan energy solutions. Other speakers include Larry Kinder, founder and president of Lily Pad EV, a company that sells public charging stations for electric vehicles, and representatives from the electric, wind and oil refinery industries. Panels will focus on carbon regulations, transportation and power generation. “We all need to start thinking about this — consumers, educators, policy makers, everyone,” Silver said. “If we don’t have efficient, sustainable forms of energy to use, our whole society is in trouble.” — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.


at 72 in 1 hour and 15 minutes. That record has held up since CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A the company’s first fundraising event in 2005. which brought some in attendance to shouting. Passionate messages were delivered by Fort Leavenworth to people on both sides of the issue. honor Nepal general Katherine Pryor, who FORT LEAVENWORTH — The serves on a task force dealing chief of staff of Nepal’s army is with local LGBT issues, said the newest member of the she entered the meeting with an open mind. International Officer Hall of “I came here thinking I Fame at Fort Leavenworth. would get angry from their Gen. Chhatra Man Singh point of view. My point was to Gurung graduated from the learn the other side,” Pryor international officer course at said. “I would love to see us the Army’s Command and have a session where everyGeneral Staff College in 1973. one comes together. I’d like to The Nepalese general is keep talking about it.” the third officer from the Greg Cromer, who helped Himalayan south Asian counorganize Wednesday’s event, try to be inducted into the said the turnout and people’s hall of fame. A ceremony is scheduled Friday at the Com- willingness to discuss the issue was a positive step. mand and General Staff Col“In the end, there’s probalege. The hall of fame was estab- bly going to have to be some kind of compromise,” Cromer lished in 1973 and has 240 said. “We’re all human beings. members representing 67 countries. It honors graduates There’s differences in world views. People are different, so of the college who become their nation’s top military offi- we have to respect that. Both cer, or hold an equivalent posi- sides have to respect that.” tion by rank or responsibility in — Reporter Joe Preiner can be reached a multi-national military organat 832-6314. ization.


CNN correspondent, Catholic author set to speak at alma mater By Andy Hyland

A Vatican City correspondent for CNN and the National Catholic Reporter will speak at Kansas University next week. John Allen received a master’s degree from KU in religious studies in 1992. He will speak on “The Future Church” at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Allen became interested in reporting while serving as the adviser to a small student newspaper in a Catholic high school, he said. While there, Allen said he visited the Los Angeles Times to get a sense of what the profession was like. He said he saw smart, funny people who got to go out and have front-row access to the day’s most interesting events, and then came back and wrote about them. “It just hit me like a sledgehammer,” he said. Allen’s popular weekly column in the Reporter, “All Things Catholic,” is known as one of the best sources for

information about the church, said Tim Miller, a KU religious studies professor. “He’s got terrific contacts high and low in the church, up to and including the pope,” Miller said. He has also written several books on the Catholic church, including one on the current pope before he became pope, Miller said. The title of his lecture comes from his most recent book, “The Future Church: How Ten Trends Are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church.” He has covered how the church has handled ongoing allegations of sex abuse in the priesthood, the church’s reaction to the crisis in Libya and debate about the pope’s statements about the use of condoms. Allen said trends like the global shift of Catholic adherents from Europe and North America to the southern hemisphere and the rise of global Islam will continue to have an effect on the church in the years to come. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him on Twitter at

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Massachusetts Street mainstay. The Bay Leaf, 717 Mass., is closing after 35 years in business, owner Geri Riekhof confirmed Wednesday. “It is a very sad thing,” Riekhof said. “I go from sobbing and feeling like there was a death in the family to then telling myself that it is a passage of time thing and the retail world is just changing. At least I got to be part of it when it was still a thrill.” Riekhof said the Internet has done much to take the thrill out of the business. She said consumers need to understand what Internet purchases are doing to locally owned stores. She said legislators also have to figure out a way to fairly tax Internet purchases. “The Internet is what is killing us,” Riekhof said. “It makes it so easy to shop without paying sales tax, without paying shipping, and they can still undercut us on price. It is killing local businesses everywhere.” Other downtown retailers said the Internet issue has become a bigger one as the economy has tightened. “I don’t think people real-

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Will Rosso, civil engineering major, Lawrence “Siberian huskies, especially ones that can talk.”

Alesa Roti, business major, Lawrence “A daschund.”

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Jury gets fatality case against Wichita officer

A 95-year-old Ottawa woman listed as the victim in a Franklin County case — alleging a man abused his authority of her power of attorney from 2006 to 2007— has a different conservator now overseeing her finances. Aislynn Bellinger said Tuesday that since March 2010 she has served as conservator and guardian for Edna Brouhard, who lives in Ottawa. The Kansas Attorney General’s office has filed two counts of mistreatment of a dependent adult against 64-year-old Guadalupe Mora of Ottawa, accusing him of using undue influence and false representation to pay himself and others more than $100,000 after Brouhard had given him power of attorney. Prosecutors have provided few other details about the case. The witness list includes staffers who track records for several businesses and the Franklin County treasurer’s office. Officials in Franklin County and the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services initially investigated the case. Mora was still in custody Tuesday after a Franklin County judge set his bond last week at $20,000 cash or surety. He is next due in court at 9 a.m. Thursday.

WICHITA — Jury deliberations have begun in the vehicular homicide trial of a Wichita police officer. Lawyers for Officer Garrett Shaddix rested Wednesday without calling any witnesses. The misdemeanor charge stems from the December 2009 death of 30-year-old Christopher Perkins, whose vehicle collided with a patrol car Shaddix was driving on the way to a disturbance call. Prosecution witnesses testified Shaddix was driving up to 73 mph in a 40 mph zone without his flashing lights or siren when Perkins turned in front of him at an intersection. The jury went home Wednesday night after deliberating about two hours.

BIRTHS Jason and Sarah Hoskinson, Berryton, a girl, Wednesday. Pedro Borroto and Romina Novick, Lawrence, a girl, Wednesday.

CORRECTIONS A story Wednesday included an incorrect location for this year’s Jason Wren Initiative, a seminar conducted on the Kansas University campus aimed at providing education about underage drinking. It will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium in room 120 at Budig Hall, 1455 Jayhawk Blvd. Coffee and dessert will follow at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter house, 1301 West Campus Road.

Jason Fried, political science major, Lawrence LAWRENCE “Huskies because they look cool.”

ize how much of an impact buying online has on local businesses,” said April Del Campo, owner of Prairie Pond Studio, 809 Mass. “I understand everybody wants a few extra dollars in their pocket, but there are other costs to doing that. So many people decide to live in Lawrence because of Massachusetts Street.” Riekhof plans to immediately begin having a goingout-of-business sale, and expects that the store will close in the next 45 days. Other factors besides Internet competition have contributed to the store’s decline. The store previously was at 725 Mass. but moved to its current location in 2008. The new space was about 2.5 times bigger and allowed the store to add cooking classes. Riekhof said the move was ill-timed, as the economy soured just a few months later. She said her landlord — recently elected City Commissioner Bob Schumm — had made several accommodations to try to keep her as a tenant, but ultimately sales

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— Geri Riekhof, owner of The Bay Leaf fell to the point that Riekhof decided the business was no longer feasible. Riekhof — who fell in love with the store in the 1980s while working for previous owners Anne Yetman and Gunda Hiebert — also said downtown businesses need to do a better job of banding together to compete. She said she was disappointed that more retailers did not agree to have later hours during the holiday retail season. She said she would have liked later hours at her shop year-round but found it difficult to justify it if there only were going to be a handful of retailers open. “You have to have a critical mass,” said Riekhof, who spent 10 years as a manager with the Helzberg Diamond chain in Kansas City. “It was frustrating that as a group we couldn’t get on the same page about how late we need to stay open to compete with the malls that are in the area.”

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A Lawrence man accused of drunken driving and crashing into an optometrist’s office last week had a bloodalcohol content of 0. 109, according to a Lawrence police accident report released Wednesday. Leith Jon Stevenson, 27, was arrested March 29 on charges of reckless driving and DUI and later bonded out of jail. He’s scheduled to appear in Lawrence Municipal Court on Wednesday. A black Chevrolet Camaro at 4:50 p.m. crashed into a wall of a frame-fitting room at Lawrence Family Vision Clinic, 3111 W. Sixth St. Police said two people inside were knocked across the room, but no one suffered major injuries. According to the accident report, Stevenson, who was driving the vehicle, was not injured. He told officers he had just pulled onto the outside east lane on Sixth Street

from Gateway Drive when he quickly accelerated the car and said he “didn’t know what happened next, but stated his vehicle left the roadway, drove down a large hill and into the north wall” of the business. The report says Stevenson tested positive for alcohol in a preliminary breath test and the evidentiary test showed his blood-alcohol content was above 0.08, the legal limit in Kansas. There was no evidence of drug impairment. Stevenson declined comment Wednesday afternoon and said he had hired an attorney for his municipal court case. A staffer at the clinic Wednesday said the wall had been repaired and that the fitting room did not close after the accident. A statement on the clinic’s website said about 300 frames and two workstations were destroyed, which could limit what the business could offer for another week.

— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at



Stephanie Heyden, physical therapy major, Lawrence “I have a Yorkie.”

The Internet is what is killing us. It makes it so easy to shop without paying sales tax, without The timer has sounded for paying shipping, and they can still undercut us on a longtime downtown Lawrence kitchen store and price. It is killing local businesses everywhere.”


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Fire evacuates town, burns 9,600 acres SATANTA — A fire that forced the evacuation of a south-central town on Sunday burned 9,600 acres before it was extinguished. Haskell County emergency management officials say Sunday’s fire damaged five homes, destroyed about 12 outbuildings and a railroad bridge west of Satanta. The town’s 1,200 residents were evacuated for a few hours Sunday but no significant damage was reported.


LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • A 21-year-old male Kansas University student reported his 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer sport utility vehicle valued at $7,500 was stolen between 3 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Sunday from the 1600 block of Kentucky Street. Officers recovered the vehicle and several items inside including a Garmin GPS device on Monday, according to a Lawrence police report. • Someone shoplifted $1,000 worth of Brighton sterling silver jewelry from The Etc. Shop, 928 Mass., just after 5 p.m. March 24, according to a Lawrence police report.

The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.

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Lawmaker Synthetic drugs such as K2 send thousands to ER heard citing title in traffic stops By Jim Salter and Jim Suhr

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WICHITA (AP) — A state legislator from Wichita stopped for speeding has tried at least three times to use her position to get out of traffic tickets, videos of the encounters show. During one stop in January 2010, Oletha Faust-Goudeau asked a state trooper not to ticket her for speeding, at one point saying, “I’m asking you as a state senator,” The Wichita Eagle reported Wednesday. The nearly 18-minute recording of the exchange between the legislator and state Trooper Beau Wallace was captured by the trooper’s in-car camera and his belt microphone and was obtained by the newspaper through an open records request. After the trooper told her he was citing her for driving 84 mph in a 70 mph zone, Faust-Goudeau, who is black, asked the I’m asking trooper if the stop you this: If was racial you would profiling. just give me a The trooper replied, warning “No, today. Um, ma’am.” I’m asking Faustyou as a state Goudeau said in a senator.” statement Tuesday — Sen. Oletha Faust- that it is Goudeau within the discretion of a police officer whether to issue a ticket or warning. “I never intended to use my position to influence the decision made by the officer,” she said. The newspaper also reported last month on two other traffic stops for speeding, in February 2011 and October 2009. Those videos showed the lawmaker was not given a ticket after identifying herself as a state senator and telling officers that she knew the Wichita police chief and other Wichita city officials. Court records show FaustGoudeau pleaded no contest and paid a $140 fine for the 2010 turnpike traffic stop. In the video, the trooper told her he clocked her going 84 mph in a 70 mph zone near the service area north of Emporia. She said she couldn’t have reached that speed. After he asked for her driver’s information, she told him early in the stop, “I’m a state senator, and I just left Topeka, and let me find everything that you need, honey.” She also told the trooper that she had just left the Legislature and that she had just been with Gov. Mark Parkinson. Later, after Wallace explained how he checked her speed, she said, “I’m asking you this: If you would just give me a warning today. Um, I’m asking you as a state senator.” Then she asked for immunity because it was during the legislative session. The trooper replied, “I can’t delay you, but you’re not immune to getting a citation for speeding.” She tried again later to avoid a ticket, showing the trooper a Wichita Police Department “challenge coin” and saying, “So the chief of police has given me that. You’re going to override that and not have mercy on me at all,” she said, laughing. This marked the second time she was recorded while trying to use a challenge coin during a traffic stop. During the October 2009 stop, she had also shown a Wichita police off icer a Wichita police challenge coin and said that Police Chief Norman Williams gave it to her and told her to “use it” if she had to. Williams has said he gave Faust-Goudeau a police challenge coin several years ago, but that as with other people, he gave the coin only as a goodwill gesture, not as a getout-of-trouble pass.

INDIANOLA, IOWA — Until he tried a marijuana look-alike product called “K2,” David Rozga’s most dubious decision was getting a Green Bay Packers tattoo on his shoulder. Then the 18-year-old athlete and band standout got high on the fake pot last June and complained to a friend “that he felt like he was in hell,” his father said. Though he had never suffered from depression, the teenager went home, found a shotgun and killed himself — one of at least nine U.S. deaths in the last year that authorities suspect were caused by synthetic products designed to mimic marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs. An Associated Press analysis shows that the substances are increasingly causing users to fall seriously ill, with some suffering seizures and hallucinations. Available in many head shops for as little as $10, the synthetic drugs are often

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SYNTHETIC SUBSTANCES THAT MIMIC MARIJUANA, cocaine and other illegal drugs, such as K2, are making users across the nation seriously ill, causing seizures and hallucinations so intense that thousands of them seek help at emergency rooms. packaged as incense or bath salts, but they do nothing to perfume the air or soften water. As more Americans experiment with them, the results are becoming evident at hospitals: a sharp spike in the number of users who show up with problems ranging from labored breathing and rapid heartbeats to extreme para-

noia and delusions. The symptoms can persist for days. “These kids weren’t looking for anything bad to happen,” Mike Rozga said of his son’s death. “The truth is they didn’t know what they had gotten themselves into.” At the request of the AP, the American Association of Poison Control Centers analyzed nationwide figures on calls related to synthetic drugs. The findings showed an alarming increase in the number of people seeking medical attention. At least 2,700 people have fallen ill since January, compared with fewer than 3,200 cases in all of 2010. At that pace, medical emergencies related to synthetic drugs could go up nearly fivefold by the end of the year. “Many of the users describe extreme paranoia,” said Dr. Mark Ryan, director of the Louisiana Poison Center. “The recurring theme is monsters, demons and aliens. A lot of them had suicidal thoughts.” The recent surge in activity has not gone unnoticed by law enforcement and elected officials.

The Drug Enforcement Administration recently used emergency powers to outlaw five chemicals found in synthetic pot, placing them in the same category as heroin and cocaine. But manufacturers are quick to adapt, often cranking out new formulas that are only a single molecule apart from the illegal ones. On Wednesday, the Senate’s Caucus on International Narcotics Control held a hearing in Washington to discuss curbing the growth of synthetics. “This is a whole new method of trafficking,” testified Joseph T. Ranznazzisi, deputy assistant administrator in the DEA’s office of diversion control. “We’ve never experienced this before, when the product is just on the shelf.” Rozga implored lawmakers to act swiftly to prevent more deaths: “We are not doing enough, and we are not moving quickly enough.” Recreational drugs created in the laboratory have been around at least since the middle of the 20th century, when

LSD was first studied. But these latest examples emerged only a few years ago, starting in Europe. The products were typically made in China, India and other Asian nations and soon arrived in Britain and Germany, according to DEA spokesman Rusty Payne. In the United States, fake marijuana was last year’s big seller, marketed under brands such as “K2” or “Spice.” This year, the trend is “bath salts” with names like “Purple Wave” and “Bliss.” Besides being cheap and easily obtained, they do not show up in common drug tests. Synthetic marijuana typically involves dried plant material sprayed with one of several chemical compounds, most of which were created by a Clemson University scientist for research purposes in the 1990s. The compounds were never tested on humans. It’s packaged to look like pot, and users typically smoke it, but experts say the high is more comparable to cocaine or LSD.



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Parties split as Progress, but no deal to avert shutdown House panel OKs 2012 GOP budget WASHINGTON, D.C.

By David Espo

Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — With time growing short, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that he remains confident that a government shutdown can be avoided this weekend if negotiators can build on constructive talks held at the White House. Differences remain despite the progress, but Obama announced that talks would continue through the night in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown this weekend. “It’s going to require a sufficient sense of urgency,” Obama said, “to complete a deal and get it passed and avert a shutdown.” Obama emerged before reporters to declare his differences with the House Republicans were narrowing but that both sides were still stuck in an impasse. “I thought the meetings were frank, they were constructive, and what they did was narrow the issues and clarify the issues that are still outstanding,” Obama said. “I remain confident that if we’re serious about getting something done, we should be able to complete a deal and get it passed and avert a shutdown. But it’s going to require a sufficient sense of urgency from all parties involved.” After the White House session, House Speaker John Boehner said, “We did have a productive conversation this evening. We do have some honest differences, but I do



think we made some progress. But I want to reiterate: There is no agreement on a number and there’s no agreement on the policy matters. But there’s an attempt on both sides to continue to work together to try to resolve this.” The pressure built Wednesday as Boehner announced House Republicans would approve a stopgap spending bill blending $12 billion in new domestic spending cuts with the fullyear Pentagon budget as the price for keeping the government open for another week. Boehner’s move appeared aimed at shifting political blame if a shutdown occurs, but it angered Democrats who felt that talks were progressing. “I think this is the responsible thing to do for the U.S. Congress, and I would hope the Senate can pass it and the president can sign it into law,” Boehner said. He also criticized Obama, though saying he likes the commander in chief personally. “The president isn’t leading,” Boehner said. “He didn’t lead on last year’s budget, and he’s not leading on this year’s budget.”

Obama has already ruled out the weeklong measure Republicans intend to push through the House, and Senate Democrats have labeled it a non-starter. Republican officials said the details of the bill could yet change. But passage of any interim measure is designed to place the onus on the Democratic-controlled Senate to act if a shutdown is to be avoided. The White House used its unmatched megaphone to emphasize the stakes involved in the negotiations, arranging a briefing for the presidential press corps on the ramifications of a partial government shutdown. The officials who spoke did so on condition of anonymity, under rules set by White House aides eager to apply pressure to congressional negotiators. The officials said that military personnel at home and abroad would receive one week’s pay instead of two in their next checks. Among those affected would be troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and the region around Libya. Tax audits would be suspended — welcome news to some, no doubt — but there were unhappy tidings for others. Income tax returns filed on paper would pile up at the IRS, and refunds would be delayed as a result. National parks would close, as would the Smithsonian Institution and its worldclass collection of museums clustered along the National Mall within sight of the Capitol. Officials were less clear

about the Cherry Blossom Festival, scheduled for this weekend in Washington. NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs said he was unable to predict what the impact would be on preparations for the shuttle Endeavour’s flight on April 29, or Atlantis’ trip into space on June 28. As for the broader talks, it appeared progress had been made both on spending cuts demanded by Republicans and on a series of unrelated provisions they attached to legislation that was approved almost six weeks ago. A House-passed measure called for $61 billion in cuts, and until recently, the two sides had been working on a framework for $33 billion. Boehner pronounced that insufficient on Tuesday, and floated a $40 billion figure instead. Democrats disputed any suggestion that they had acceded to that, but some, speaking privately, conceded they were willing to go higher than $33 billion, based on the make-up of the cuts included. “I think we’ve made some progress. But we’re not finished, not by a long shot,” Boehner told reporters after a closed-door meeting with the Republican rank and file, the second of the week he has called as he maneuvers his way through the first significant test for a rambunctious new majority determined to cut spending. Reid offered no details in an early morning speech that jabbed Boehner.

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram Associated Press Writers

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House Budget Committee approved a $3.5 trillion budget for 2012 on Wednesday that was hailed by its GOP authors as an end to a federal spending binge but savaged by Democrats as an assault on retirees and the poor. The party-line 22-16 vote underscored the sharp partisan divide over the blueprint, crafted by the committee’s chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan, RWis., at a time of record federal red ink. The measure lays the groundwork for a decade of cuts in spending, taxes and deficits, tempered by a shift in medical costs from the government to future retirees and a reshaping of the two chief federal health programs for the elderly and poor, Medicare and Medicaid. The budget’s approval, which followed a daylong debate by the committee, sends the plan to the full House, where GOP leaders hope for a vote in the coming days. Though the blueprint covers the entire reach of government, committee members focused much of their attention on health and other social programs, from which Republicans were proposing to wring hundreds of billions


Notable ● Portugal asked for a bailout Wednesday to relieve its crushing debt, joining Greece and Ireland by becoming the third eurozone nation to seek outside help amid a bruising financial crisis. Prime Minister Jose Socrates went on national television to announce that Portugal must take international assistance to save its rapidly deteriorating economy, after months of insisting that he would not ask for a bailout. Socrates said his caretaker government asked “for financial help, to ensure financing for our country, for our financial system and for our economy.” He did not say how much Portugal would seek, but analysts have predicted Portugal will need up to $114 billion. That amount is bearable for Europe’s finances unless other nations — notably Spain — end up asking for help. Portugal urgently needs the rescue because it has been forced to pay increasingly unsustainable interest rates to persuade investors to buy its debt. Banks from Spain to Germany are heavily exposed to the possibility of a Portuguese default, which would threaten the very existence of the zone.

Wednesday’s markets Dow Industrials +32.85, 12,426.75 Nasdaq +8.63, 2,799.82 S&P 500 +2.91, 1,335.54 30-Year Treasury +0.07, 4.58% Corn (Chicago) —3.75 cents, $7.63 Soybeans (Chicago) +3.25 cents, $13.77 Wheat (Kansas City) —10.5 cents, $9.40 Oil (New York) +49 cents, $108.83 DILBERT

Rising oil prices beginning to hurt U.S. economy

By Paul Wiseman Associated Press Writer

W A S H I N G T O N — Just when companies have f inally stepped up hiring, rising oil prices are threatening to halt the U.S. economy’s gains. Some economists are scaling back their estimates for growth this year, in part because flat wages have left households struggling to pay higher gasoline prices. Oil has topped $108 a barrel, the highest price since 2008. Regular unleaded gasoline now goes for an average $3.69 a gallon, according to AAA’s daily fuel gauge survey, up 86 cents from a year ago. The higher costs have been driven by unrest in Libya and other oil-producing Middle East countries, along with rising energy demand from a strengthening U.S. economy. Airlines, shipping companies and other U.S. businesses have been squeezed. The rising prices are further straining an economy struggling with high unemployment and a depressed housing market. “The surge in oil prices since the end of last year is already doing significant damage to the economy,” says Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. Unlike other kinds of consumer spending, gasoline purchases provide less benef it for the U.S. economy. About half the revenue flows to oil exporting countries like Saudi Arabia and Canada, though U.S. oil companies and gasoline retailers also benefit. For consumers, more expensive energy siphons away money that would otherwise be used for household

I try to leave the car parked at home all day Saturday. I’d rather not spend the money on gasoline.” — Curt Lindsay, a commuter purchases, from cars and furniture to clothing and vacations. High energy prices are “putting a drain on consumer budgets,” says James Hamilton at the University of California, San Diego. “To the extent they’re having to spend more on gasoline, they have to make cutbacks elsewhere.” Two-thirds of Americans say they expect rising gasoline prices to cause hardship for them or their families in the next six months, according to a new Associated Press-GfK Poll. The telephone poll conducted March 24-28 had a sampling error margin of plus or minus 4.2 percentage points. Seventy-one percent say they’re cutting back on other expenses to make up for higher pump prices. Sixty-four percent say they’re driving less. And 53 percent say they’re changing vacation plans to stay closer to home. “I try to leave the car parked at home all day Saturday,” says Curt Lindsay, who commutes an hour each way to his job as a computer systems administrator outside Washington, D.C. “I’d rather not spend the money on gasoline.” Since gasoline prices topped $3 a gallon, Lindsay has also been trying to drive more slowly to conserve fuel.

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of dollars in savings over the next 10 years. Ryan said that with sky-high deficits, the government needs to limit its mission to programs that are truly needed. “We don’t want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls people to lives of complacencies and dependencies, into a permanent condition where they never get on their feet,” he said. Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the panel’s top Democrat, said Republicans were protecting tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy at the expense of the middle class and the poor. The Republican budget proposes whittling the current 35 percent top tax rate on individuals and businesses to 25 percent. “It doesn’t reform Medicare, it deforms and dismantles it,” Van Hollen said of the GOP’s budget. As for Medicaid, the budget “rips apart the safety net” for poor and older people, he added. The budget is a nonbinding road map whose taxing and spending changes are supposed to be enacted in later, separate legislation. But Ryan’s plan has no chance of being approved by the Democratic-run Senate, making it more of a statement of priorities that candidates are likely to embrace or attack during the 2012 campaigns.

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Turnout defeat It’s impossible for us to see a 13.4 percent voter turnout as “pretty good.”


uesday’s city and school elections produced individual winners and losers, but a 13.4 percent voter turnout has to be viewed as a significant defeat for the community as a whole. Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew called it a “pretty good turnout,” but it’s hard to see an election that draws only about a seventh of registered voters to the polls as any kind of success. It’s cold comfort to know that other Kansas communities are in the basement with us. A quick check Wednesday morning found that Tuesday’s local elections drew an 11.67 percent turnout in Topeka and 12.7 percent in Wichita. Manhattan, on the other hand, had a comparatively stellar turnout of 21.5 percent. That exceeds even Shew’s hoped-for 20 percent turnout figure. Riley County election officials said they were pleased with the turnout. Like Lawrence their ballots included no special election questions, just candidate races. Even though we’re not alone, such low voter turnout isn’t something the community should simply accept. Officials and community members should put their heads together, look at what other communities are doing and try to come up with ways to increase voter participation. To all the candidates on Tuesday’s ballot, we say thank you for your willingness to mount a campaign and to serve in the community’s most important elected positions. It’s never easy to be an elected official but the challenges are even greater in the current difficult economy. To the candidates who were elected, we wish you well in your new positions. Two city commissioners elected Tuesday have served on that body before, but the other winners in city and school races now will learn about the differences between running a campaign and actually serving on an elected body. Many issues that may have seemed pretty black and white to the candidates will take on various shades of gray after they take office. Only 13 percent of registered voters turned out for Tuesday’s election but a far greater segment of the community now will be watching and judging the actions of the City Commission and school board. Several candidates put a high priority on involving the community in the public decision-making process. That’s a good goal, but when only 13 percent of community voters care enough to show up for the election, it may be difficult to attract a large public participation in making policy. The voters — at least a few of them — have spoken. New city commissioners will take office next week and school board members on July 1. We hope the city and the school district will see progress and success during their tenure — and that two years from now, we’ll all see both a stellar list of candidates and a larger voter turnout for local elections.

U.S. mission in Libya lacks definition WASHINGTON — Several weeks ago, when President Obama reportedly assured congressional leaders that America’s intervention in Libya would involve “days, not weeks,” skeptics mistakenly worried about mission creep. They should have feared mission gallop. Or perhaps mission meander. At about this point in foreign policy misadventures, the usual question is: What is Plan B? Today’s question is: What was Plan A? When Obama inserted America into what was, and ostensibly still is, a pre-emptive war to protect Libyan civilians from Libya’s government, he neglected to clarify a few things, such as: Do the armed rebels trying to overthrow that government still count as civilians? That is, however, irrelevant if the assumption is that no Libyan is safe as long as Moammar Gaddafi is in power. If so, regime change is a logical imperative of humanitarian imperialism. Have you noticed how many of the U.S. armed services’ recruiting appeals, on television and in advertisements in airports and elsewhere, show this or that service engaged in humanitarian relief operations, distributing food and medicine? These present the U.S. military as the Red Cross with, for reasons that are unclear, weapons. Given that some of the services sometimes seem reluctant to recruit for their primary mission — maintaining a credible capability for war — it is not so odd that the Obama

George Will

Obama’s inability, or “reluctance, to say clearly

why we are involved in Libya or under what conditions the mission might be said to have been accomplished has occasioned comparisons with Iraq.”

administration flinches from the word “war.” The administration has retired the short-lived and redundant obfuscation “kinetic military action,” which supposedly described what all those warships and war aircraft were doing with all those munitions. It validated George Orwell’s axiom (in his 1946 essay “Politics and the English Language”) that “the great enemy of clear language is insincerity.” Now the administration must decide how to characterize those on whose behalf we have gone to war. They are rebels, and America, born in rebellion and culturally disposed to skepticism about

authority, is inclined to think kindly of rebels. This was particularly so during the 1960s, especially on college campuses. On one of them, Antioch, the students, full of idealism and empty of information, gathered to watch “To Die in Madrid,” a documentary about the Spanish Civil War. When the narrator intoned about a column of soldiers, “The rebels advanced on Madrid,” the students cheered, unaware that the rebels were Gen. Franco’s fascists. Not all rebels are admirable, so when the administration said there would be no American boots on the ground in Libya, it left room for American shoes worn by CIA operatives. Evidently some are now among the insurgents, humming a Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein tune: “Getting to know you, getting to know all about you. Getting to like you, getting to hope you like me.” Perhaps the CIA operatives should have stayed home and talked to some senators who seem to know what’s what. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., refers to the Libyan rebels as part of a “prodemocracy movement.” Perhaps they are. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., must think so. Serving, as usual, as Sancho Panza to Sen. John McCain’s Don Quixote, Graham said last Sunday (on “Face the Nation”), “We should be taking the fight to Tripoli.” But not (yet) to Yamoussoukro, capital of the Ivory Coast. Members of the Congressional Libyan Liberation Caucus — it does not

formally exist (yet) — presumably subscribe to the doctrine “R2P.” That is the accepted shorthand for “responsibility to protect.” This notion is central to humanitarian imperialism, a project that certainly promises to provide steady work. The Libyan venture is coinciding with a humanitarian disaster in the Ivory Coast, where corpses are piling up by the hundreds and the fighting is producing displaced persons by the hundreds of thousands. They will have to make do with U.N. and French interveners until America’s humanitarian imperialists can get around to them. Obama’s inability, or reluctance, to say clearly why we are involved in Libya or under what conditions the mission might be said to have been accomplished has occasioned comparisons with Iraq. A more apposite comparison is to Jimmy Carter’s invasion of Iran — a nation twice as large as France — with eight helicopters. This became emblematic of a floundering president out of his depth. As Calvin Coolidge, who knew his depth, was leaving the presidency in March 1929, he said, “Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.” Before an administration can do that, it must define its responsibilities and competence with sufficient modesty to acknowledge that some things are not its business. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.



Some of Lawrence's police officers were very happy about the YEARS department's latAGO est purchase. Two IN 1986 new motorcycles, Honda 700cc Magnas purchased locally for $4,500 each, had been added to the police department's vehicles. While many officers expressed a wish to ride them, the department continued to maintain its policy allowing only experienced riders to use the vehicles. The department had had at least one motorcycle for the past 25 years, but it had been deemed safer for night patrolmen to ride in pairs to increase their visibility to motorists.


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So, let’s say there’s this truly fine individual standing there across the room and you’d like his or her name, number, and e-mail address, but don’t want the hassle of walking over and risking rejection. There’s an app for that. Well, not yet, but eventually there will be. CNN reported last week that Google is at work on a facial recognition application that would allow you to snap a portrait of a given somebody with your cellphone and receive that person’s name and contact information. The function would be added to Goggles, an existing application that allows users to snap a picture of an object or building and have it identified. And here, Google would want you to know that none of this is imminent. Though the technology has existed for years and there is a demand for it, Google says it has no plans to make the app available until or unless it can find a way to address the obvious privacy concerns. At a minimum, the app would require an opt-in clause, meaning a person would have to specifically agree to allow access to his or her information. Google issued the following statement: “As we’ve said for more than a year, we will not add facial recognition to Goggles unless we have strong privacy protections in place. We’re still working on them. We have nothing to announce at this time.” Duly noted. And consider me not mollified in the least. In the f irst place, no one allowed me to opt out before that picture of my home appeared on Google Maps. In the second place, this is the

Leonard Pitts Jr.

We live ever more interconnected lives on a shrinking planet where our old ideas about privacy are not so much changed as they are shoved aside.”

The second is human nature: If a thing can be done, rest assured it eventually will. So eventually, yes, you will be able to snap that stranger’s picture and know her name and address. And so it goes. We live ever more interconnected lives on a shrinking planet where our old ideas about privacy are not so much changed as they are shoved aside. Make way. The new is coming through. And that sentimental notion that you should be able to control how much of your life the world has access to goes the way of analog televisions and rotary dial telephones. This is not a Luddite complaint, not the complaint of someone who has never used Google to locate an unfamiliar address before getting behind the wheel. Rather, it is the complaint of someone who believes that a person has a sacred right to his or her own self and a fundamental right to be left alone. But before our very eyes, these rights are being Facebooked, spammed and texted down to nothing. Now, there’s this. And in the face of concerns about intrusion, security and privacy, Google says, in effect: Trust us. Which raises an obvious question: Why?


From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for April 7, 1911: YEARS "What shall be AGO done with the prisIN 1911 oners in the county jail? The jail is full to overflowing and the expense of feeding them is something terrible. Last month the feed bill for the jail was $701. This will break up the county. County Attorney Riling has asked Judge Smart to parole the county prisoners so far as jail sentences are concerned. This will enable the county to put them to work to work out their jail fines and costs. Unless this is done it means an endless expense on the part of the county. Mr. Riling is expecting an answer to his request every mail. The best interests of the county will be subserved by having this request granted." "'We did not have any peaches last year,' said W.A. Pine this morning, 'but it looks as if we were to have our inning this year.' Then he showed a bunch of peach branches which were loaded with blossoms. Every one was well in the center and unless there is damage in the future there will be a big crop."

same Google that last year agreed to an $8.5 million settlement and last month agreed to 20 years of government privacy audits after publishing on its social networking site the names of people with whom its users regularly e-mailed. In the third place, given the lack of judgment for which young people are notorious and the careerand life-damaging images and information they routinely post online, it is hard to be sanguine over Google’s promise to require users of the new app to opt in. One can too easily imagine some girl opting in because it’s new and sounds like fun — only to wake up one night to find some guy standing beside her bed firing up a chainsaw. Way back in the dim mists of — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 — Compiled by Sarah St. John history — meaning the 1990s — protecting your privacy was just a Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with Read more Old Home Town at matter of shredding your phone bill before you put the garbage out readers from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednes- day on history/old_home_town. at the curb. But that world has
























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WEATHER HISTORY Lightning struck an oil refinery on April 7, 1926, at San Luis Obispo, Calif. The resulting fire lasted five days, scorching 900 acres and more than 6 million barrels of oil.


WEATHER TRIVIA™ Flowers can sprout even when the air is still cold, why?

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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Kansas murderer has other charges dropped LEAVENWORTH — Charges have been dropped against a convicted murderer in Kansas for crimes he was accused of while awaiting his murder trial. Thirty-three-year-old Matthew Astorga was jailed in Leavenworth County when he was charged with battering another inmate and a county prison officer in separate incidents. Astorga was convicted of first-degree murder of Ruben Rodriguez in December 2008 in Leavenworth. He was sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 50 years. Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson says charges in the two battery cases were dropped because the victims didn’t want to proceed. He says the county also wanted Astorga out of its jail because he causes too much trouble. The Leavenworth Times reports that state corrections records list 18 disciplinary reports for Astorga since October 2009.

Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Skillbuilders, Gardening for Well-Being, 10-11:45 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. United Way planning meeting for community goal of “Children and Youth are Successful in School,” 3:30-5 p.m., United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court. Goran Sabah Ghafour Book Talk & Signing, from “Iraqi Fulbrighter: Removing Fear & Hatred Between American & Middle Eastern People,” 45:30 p.m., KU Bookstore, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Reception for “Metamorphosis Metaphora,” MFA thesis exhibit by Rebecca Barton, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., KU Art and Design Gallery, 1467 Jayhawk Blvd. Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Spring Book Sale, 5-9 p.m., Members Night, in the tent at Seventh and Kentucky streets. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Cathy Hunt and the Jump House Band, 6 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Cooking class: Fantastic Slow Cooker Recipes, 6:308:30 p.m., Bay Leaf, 717 Mass. Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets. Brendan James & Matt White, 7 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. The “Lawrence 5,” 7 p.m., iBar at Ingredient, 947 Mass. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. “The Music Man,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. “Man Equals Man” by Bertolt Brecht, 7:30 p.m., William Inge Memorial Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Snuff Jazz, Yellowthief, This Is My Condition, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. DJ Kimbarely Legal, On the Patio, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Sobriquet with Walking Oceans, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Afrocentric with DJ Alan Paul, Tree Thugg, Dan Matic Electronic Dance Party, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

8 FRIDAY Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Spring Book Sale, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., in the tent at Seventh and Kentucky streets. United Way planning meet ing for community goal of “People Have Access to Physical and Mental Health Care,” 2-3:30 p.m., United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court.


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Downtown Farmers’ Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H. Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 7:30 a.m., meet in the parking lot behind KizerCummings Jewelry at Ninth and Vermont streets. Lawrence Community Nursery School’s garage sale, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., 645 Ala. Board bootcamp, 8:30 a.m.noon, Carnegie Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St. Susan Turner Home Dedication, Habitat for Humanity, 10 a.m.-noon, 1616 E. 15th St. Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Spring Book Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., in the tent at Seventh and Kentucky streets. Lawrence Eco-Parents Children’s Clothing Swap, 12:30-3 p.m., Faith Church of the Nazarene, 1020 Kasold Drive Vaisaki Festival Carnival, 1-4 p.m., South Park Teen Advisory Board meeting, open to any seventh- to 12th-grader, 1-2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Bookworms Unite! for 8-12 year olds, registration requested, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament for grades 7-12, 3-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lawrence Arts Center Benefit Art Auction, with works by more than 150 artists including featured artist Roger Shimomura, doors open at 5:30 p.m., live auction at 7:30 p.m., 940 N.H. Theatre Lawrence presents “To Kill a Mockingbird,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. “Man Equals Man” by Bertolt Brecht, 7:30 p.m., William Inge Memorial Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. That 1 Guy, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Beats Antique, The Tailor, Dumptruck Butterlips, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Lydia Loveless, Claxton, Tyler Gregory, 9 p.m. Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Jolly Roger/Johnnie Booth & The Headwounds, Evil Love Drones, Off the List, 9 p.m., Duffy’s, 2222 W. Sixth St. The Horns of Happiness, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Kris Lager Band, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. The Club with DJ ParLé, 10 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass.

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Read Across Lawrence Tonight, the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., celebrates "To Kill A Mockingbird," this year's Read Across Lawrence book. The Read Across Lawrence initiative will kick off at 7 p.m. with a presentation from best-selling author Charles J. Shields. Shields will be discussing "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, the subject of his "Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee." Shields will discuss Lee, her life and her work on the novel. Following his presentation, Shields will be available to sign copies of his book.

Health Care Access Clinic Health, Wellness, and BBQ Bash, noon-5 p.m., Health Care Access Clinic, 330 Maine New Horizons Band, 4 p.m., Brandon Woods at Alvamar, Smith Center Hearts of Darkness, Brent Berry Band, matinee show, 6-9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. The Floozies, 7 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Film screening of “Peaceful Warrior” with Q&A, 7 p.m., Oldfather Studio, 1621 W. Ninth St. Theatre Lawrence presents “To Kill a Mockingbird,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Pianist Alpin Hong, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center 59th annual Festival of Nations, 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. “Man Equals Man” by Bertolt Brecht, 7:30 p.m., William Inge Memorial Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “The Music Man,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Krazy Kats, 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St. Disco Disco with DJ ParLe and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Old Country Death Band, Rim Job, Caucasian Debris, The Dazed Scoundrels, Vegetable, 9 p.m, The Granada, 1020 Mass. The Magentlemen, Random Rain, Down With Gravity, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Mi6 reunion show!, Hipshot Killer (members of Revolvers, Glitter Kicks, Architects), 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Yuca Roots, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. ISA Masquerade Ball, sponsored by International Student and Scholar Services, 10 p.m. Wilde’s Chateau, 2142 Iowa Cyrus D, On the Patio, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.


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Robinson, Taylor returning to KU Tom Keegan

Good move, T-Rob So many mock drafts and insider columns from which to choose on the Internet. A lesser man than Thomas Robinson would choose to read the projections and opinions that say he already is Superman, ready for instant stardom as a professional basketball player. A lesser man than Robinson might listen to one of the many, many voices working on behalf of agents eager to tell him that he must leap to the NBA now because he’s already a lottery pick. The NBA drafts on potential, remember? As usual, Robinson did the smart thing. He decided to kill speculation and made it clear Wednesday he was returning to Kansas University to play his junior season. Was he ready for the NBA? Ready to make NBA dollars, yes. Ready to play NBA minutes, no. He’s too raw, and he knows it. Robinson wants more out of basketball than to get rich from it. He wants to grow into an outstanding player. That much is obvious by the way he talks about the game, the way he plays it with such passion, the way he attaches himself to assistant coach Danny Manning to draw as much knowledge from him as possible. Some players risk their marketability by staying in school too long. They get exposed as less of a prospect the longer they play without improving weaknesses. Julian Wright, had he returned to Kansas for his junior season, might have fallen into that category. His explosive jumping made him a good rebounder, but the more you saw him run the floor (not nearly as fast as Darrell Arthur) or slide his feet on defense (not nearly as quick as Brandon Rush) or dribble and shoot (not nearly as skilled at the former as he was eager to do it) the less he looked like a future NBA starter. Wright might have fallen in the draft had he stayed an extra year, but he would have improved more playing in college than sitting in the pros, and he would be a better player. Robinson’s a different case. The more he plays, the better he becomes. His ceiling is higher than Wright’s ever was, and he already does one thing better than Wright, an excellent passer, ever did anything. Robinson’s one of the best rebounders on the planet, and that’s not going to change. Morehead State’s Kenneth Faried, who broke Tim Duncan’s career rebounding record and led the nation this season, averaged 17 boards per 40 minutes, Robinson 18. Robinson has shown flashes of developing a mid-range jumper and can hone it better playing 30 minutes a game for Kansas than sitting on an NBA bench. The same can be said for his ball-handling. Playing as a featured scorer will force him to develop better go-to scoring moves. The joint announcement of the returns of Tyshawn Taylor and Robinson puts an eighth consecutive Big 12 title in play for Kansas, especially if Taylor performs as consistently well as he did after returning from a late-season suspension. All signs point to an early entry for Marcus and Markieff Morris, a move difficult to question in a normal, non-lockout year. If Josh Selby follows them out the door, KU coach Bill Self would do well to recruit a three-point shooter to go with a pair of tall guys already high on his wish list (DeAndre Daniels and Otto Porter?). Never forget, Kansas doesn’t rebuild. It reloads.

By Gary Bedore

Thomas Robinson, who was considered a possible f irstround pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, and Tyshawn Taylor, a secondrounder at best according to various websites, have decided to return to Kansas University for the 2011-12 school year. Robinson, a 6-foot-9 junior-tobe from Washington, D.C., and Taylor, a 6-3 senior-to-be from Hoboken, N.J., made their intentions known Wednesday afternoon. “This is certainly not any new news to us, but I felt it was unfair for us to make a statement until I got back from the Final Four

and visited with them individually,” KU coach Bill Self said. He was given no reason to believe either player was seriously considering turning pro. “To be quite candid, we’re still smarting over the fact that we lost in the Elite Eight and were so close to putting ourselves in a position to win another (national) championship. We’re disappointed, but one thing about it, the season is officially over for everybody. Even if we played in the championship and even if we played in the Final Four, the season would be over now. “With that, it’s a new team, a new season and a fresh start. I’m real excited about these two commitments to putting us in a

situation to having great success again,” Self added. KU now is assured of returning its starting point guard in Taylor, who averaged 9.3 points and dished 4.6 assists per game for the Jayhawks, who went 35-3 and won the Big 12 regular-season and postseason tourney titles before falling to VCU in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. “We had a great year,” Taylor said. “But since the season ended disappointingly, there has been a lot of speculation with fans and on the Internet on what we were going to do. The bottom line is, we’re going to work very hard this offseason and put ourselves in a position to play in that game again and come out with a different result.

“The year was up and down for me, but I feel like I finished on a strong note, and I am ready to carry that momentum into the summer and next year try to have a better season than we had this year,” added Taylor, a Bob Cousy Award finalist who scored in double figures in five of his last Robinson six games. Robinson averaged 7.6 points (off 60.1 percent shooting) and 6.4 rebounds a game his sophomore season. “This was the most trying year of my life,” said Robinson, whose mom, grandmother and grandfather died during the season. “I want to thank everybody, and I Please see ROBINSON, page 3B Taylor


Taylor masters MU Kevin Anderson/Journal-World Photo

KANSAS’ ASHLEY SPENCER PITCHES against Oklahoma. The Sooners swept KU, 12-6 and 13-5, Wednesday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Kansas softball swept By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photos

KU PITCHER THOMAS TAYLOR (11) DELIVERS against Missouri. Wednesday, Taylor turned in his second straight dominating performance against the Tigers at Kauffman Stadium, this time in a 7-1 rout.

Kansan dominates Tigers at The K — again By Matt Tait

K A N S A S C I T Y , M O . — Call him Thomas “The Tiger Tamer” Taylor. Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas University starting pitcher surpassed his stellar performance against the Tigers from 2010 with a career night that led the Jayhawks to a 7-1 victory over Missouri. The win was the fourth in four tries for the Jayhawks (13-16) over the Tigers (13-16) at the majorleague ballpark, but the dominance of that stat was nothing compared to the commanding performance Taylor delivered at The K for the second season in a row. In two career starts versus MU at Kauffman Stadium, Taylor has 2 given up just one run in 11 ⁄ 3 innings. Included in that span are three hits, three walks and 17 strikeouts. Wednesday, Taylor went six innings and gave up one run on one hit while striking out a career-high nine batters. Of the 119 pitches he threw, 76 were strikes. “You hand that ball to a kid who’s been a lifelong Royals fan, it’s a pretty special day in his life,” KU coach Ritch Price said of Taylor. “He went ball one on the first nine hitters, and then he found himself with the three strikeouts in the third inning. He was dominant from there on out.” Asked what it is that gets him going when pitching in the cavernous big-league ballpark , the Overland Park native pointed to his early memories of coming to watch the hometown Kansas City Royals. “I grew up around here, and I think I went to my first Royals game when I was 2,” Taylor said. “I’ve always wanted to pitch here, and tonight I just wanted to pitch as well as I did last year, and everything went well.” The Jayhawks struck first when

KANSAS’ JIMMY WATERS SLIDES SAFELY into home as Missouri catcher Ben Turner blocks the throw. Waters’ run staked KU to a 1-0 lead in the first inning.

one point, Taylor struck out five consecutive Tigers. He retired the final batter of the second inning on a called strike, fanned the side in the third and led off the fourth with an overpowering strikeout of Mizzou’s Dane Opel. “I think I just tried to stop overthrowing and pound the zone lower, and everything went well after that,” Taylor said. “I started hitting my spots more and getting ahead in the count, and I think that really helped.” Taylor was not alone in keeping the Tigers’ bats quiet Wednesday night. Relievers Frank Duncan and Colton Murray pitched three innings without surrendering a hit to complete KU’s first combined one-hitter since April 2008. “We’ve been winning with pitching and defense all year,” Price said. “Every time we play a quality opponent, it’s been Duncan and Murray out of the bullpen.” Dreiling, the team’s utility man and a Free State High graduate, made the first outfield start of his college career. In addition, Waters, normally a corner outfielder, started in center field for the first time in his KU career. Also of note for Kansas was catcher James Stanfield extending his hitting streak to eight games. Wednesday’s victory over their arch-rival came as a relief for the Jayhawks, who were reeling from a 6-1 loss to Missouri State on Tuesday night, their second loss to the Bears in a week’s span. “(KU senior) Jimmy Waters came in yelling, ‘This is our season, fight for our season,’” Dreiling said. “It’s going well for us right now, now we just need to carry it into this weekend.” The Jayhawks will open a threegame series against Nebraska at 6 p.m. on Friday at Hoglund Ballpark.

first baseman Zac Elgie ripped an RBI double in the bottom of the first that scored Jimmy Waters, who walked. Mizzou tied the game on a sacrifice fly in the top of the second, but the Jayhawks broke it open after that. Jordan Dreiling (2-for-4, 2 RBIs) and Ka’iana Eldredge (1-for3, 2 RBIs) delivered RBIs in the three-run second inning, and Eldredge, Jake Marasco (1-for-3) and Chris Manship (0-for-2, sacrifice fly) added RBIs in the threerun third. “That was the key, getting on ’em early,” Dreiling said. “A lot of teams will deflate after you score seven runs on them, and we kind of coasted after we got to seven.” While the KU bats staked Taylor to a six-run lead, the 6-foot-3, 209pound third-year sophomore continued to cruise on the mound. At ● Box score on page 5B

There’s plenty to be said about the Kansas University softball team’s tenacity. But there’s plenty more to say about what has gone wrong for KU since conference play started March 3. After getting flattened by No. 14 Oklahoma, 12-6 and 13-5, in Wednesday’s doubleheader, the Jayhawks (27-11 overall, 0-8 Big 12) are still winless in the league. “It’s always frustrating. It’s always kind of discouraging to get two losses in one night,” KU catcher Brittany Hile said. Though the Jayhawk offense busted out of a recent slump, none of KU’s pitchers were effective from the circle. Allie Clark and Ashley Spencer surrendered a combined 10 walks in the first game and also fell victim to five KU errors. Kristin Martinez lasted only three innings in Game Two, and neither Clark nor Spencer could hold back the potent Sooners (3110, 4-2) in relief. After smashing nine hits in Game One, OU teed off for 20 in Game Two — including five from Dani Dobbs and a grand slam from Keilani Ricketts, who also pitched five scoreless inning with 10 strikeouts to earn the win in the opener. Now the pitching staff, which was so dominant during KU’s 263 start, has a collective ERA of 7.88 in eight Big 12 contests and has yielded 82 hits in 501⁄3 innings. “We knew pitching was going to be a work in progress this year,” KU coach Megan Smith said. Down 8-0 in the first game, KU staved off being run-ruled with a six-run fifth inning — highlighted by a two-RBI double by Maggie Hull and a three-run homer by Laura Vickers. “I don’t ever want them to lose that fight because we give up runs,” Smith said. “I want them to continue to push and continue to put runs on the board.” The same scenario played out in the second game, where, down 9-1 and facing being run-ruled, KU struck for four straight runs — a three-run homer by Maggie Hull and a solo shot from Hile, who also homered earlier. ● Box scores on page 3B

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Endless possibilites this year at Masters AUGUSTA, GA. (AP) — On the far end of the course Wednesday, near the only palm tree at Augusta National, Lee Westwood rolled long putts across the fourth green as he practiced alone on a quiet afternoon before the Masters. Through the pines and dogwoods, down a steep slope toward the 16th green, players stopped on the edge of the 16th green to the fans’

delight and tried skipping shots across the pond and onto the green. It sure didn’t feel like the day before the first major of the year. But then, Augusta National has a way of putting players at ease with its sheer beauty, when the Masters is more about azaleas and jasmine and enjoying a special place than trying to win a green jacket. That figures to change today.


Tradition makes Masters special

“The Masters has a fear factor, and that’s the best thing about this golf course,” three-time champion Nick Faldo said Wednesday. Phil Mickelson will try to join some exclusive clubs when he tees off in the opening round as the clear favorite. He can go to No. 1 in the world for the first time in his career. He can join Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Arnold Palmer as

the only players with at least four green jackets. And he can become only the fourth player to win the Masters in consecutive years. “The Masters will always start with Tiger and Phil,” said Robert Allenby. “Their record here and the way they play Augusta make them the two to beat.” The difference this year: They have some company.



FRIDAY • Tennis vs. Missouri, 4 p.m. • Baseball vs. Nebraska, 6 p.m. • Track at Texas Relays


TODAY • Golf Invitational at Eagle Bend, 3 p.m. • Swimming at Topeka Invite, 4 p.m. • Softball vs. Leavenworth, 4:15 p.m. • Soccer at O-Northwest, 7 p.m FRIDAY • Track at Blue Valley Relays, 3:30 p.m. • Baseball at SM Northwest, 3:30 p.m., Johnson County 3&2 • Swimming at Olathe Invite, 5 p.m., Prairie Trail Middle School


TODAY • Golf Invitational at Eagle Bend, 3 p.m. • Softball vs. O-Northwest (2), 4:15 p.m. • Soccer at Olathe North, (CBAC) 7 p.m. FRIDAY • Track at Blue Valley Relays, 3:30 p.m., Johnson County 3&2 • Swimming at Olathe Invite, 5 p.m., Prairie Trail Middle School

SEABURY ACADEMY TODAY • Tennis vs. KCCS, 4 p.m. • Soccer vs. Piper, 4:30 p.m.


ROYALS FRIDAY • Tigers, 3:05 p.m., in Detroit

By Bill Plaschke Los Angeles Times

AUGUSTA, GA. — The Super Bowl has evolved from a funky little football game to a national carnival featuring $1,200 seats. The Masters still charges $1.50 for a pimento cheese sandwich wrapped in a green baggie. The NBA Finals has leapt from a quaint playground scrum to a slick marketing vehicle where everything from the shoes to the scorer’s tables are sold. The Masters contains no advertising, no cell phones and absolutely no running. The World Series has morphed from sweet September afternoons to bitter November nights, from short-sleeve shirts to ski masks, from autumn to winter. The Masters hasn’t moved for 75 years. On a Wednesday before the start of this year’s renewal of America’s most curiously strong sports tradition, I cornered Stewart Cink, a 13-year Masters veteran, as he finished his practice round amid an Augusta National scene that looks as if it were dropped out of a 1950s television show. I pointed to the caddies wearing ancient white jump suits, the signs referring to fans as “patrons,” the giant hand-operated scoreboard, the three-buck beers, the delighted cheers that accompany a midday stroll by a former champion such as Jack Nicklaus. “Why does an old-fashioned tournament like the Masters still matter?” I asked. “That’s exactly why it does matter,” he said. And he was right, of course, the Masters being the only major American sporting event where the field never moves, the culture never changes and the game is never compromised. You might think that the sophisticated American sports fan would grow bored of this, but it’s quite the opposite. We embrace this. We hunger for this. The Masters remains one of America’s most beloved sporting events perhaps because it is everything we used to be, reflecting a simpler type of sporting culture that will never exist again. “The Masters is about a certain formality and rigidity that is missing in most of our lives,” said Verne Lundquist, the announcer who will be calling his 27th Masters for CBS. “People crave that sort of thing.” Nothing changes here, and in many ways that’s maddening, and if Augusta National were just some golf club, you would probably never come near the place. The club roster, numbering about 300, contains no women and did not have a black member until 1990. There were only black caddies until 1983, and the first black player didn’t tee off in the Masters until 1975. The club atmosphere feels like the worst of the Old South, and at a quick glance, it still seems that way, with most of the members being old and white while the service people are young and black. You can rail at the silliness of it all until you realize that this throwback culture produces a throwback sporting event witnessed by a diverse group of fans with a winners’ roster that is completely colorblind. “This place, this week, there is nothing like it anywhere,” Cink said. All of this is measured not in tweets or texts, but roars from fans leaping up from green Masters folding chairs that cost $29, roars that echo through a course unburdened with whirring technology or noisy glitz. The Masters still matters because of the purity of that roar, a thundering bond between fan and athlete and playing field that has long ceased to consistently exist in any other corner of American sport. Augusta National may be this country’s only sports venue that has a sundial. It’s sculpted in the shape of a tiny golfer. It sits in front of the pro shop. The little guy keeps the correct time. The little guy stands perfectly still.


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FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY GOLFER GARY WOODLAND REACTS after hitting a shot on the 12th hole during a practice round for the Masters on Wednesday in Augusta, Ga. At right is caddie Jon Yarbrough. Woodland, a Topeka native who earned a spot in the Masters field by winning the Transitions in Orlando, Fla., last month, tees off in the last group at 12:59 p.m. today, one group behind favorite Phil Mickelson. Woodland is grouped with Jhonattan Vegas of Venezuela, to whom he lost a playoff in the Bob Hope Classic, and Alvar Quiros of Spain. That same threesome tees off at 10:41 a.m. in Friday's second round.

Point guard Irving leaving Duke for NBA DURHAM, N.C. — Point guard Kyrie Irving is leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement issued Wednesday by the school that Irving plans to hire an agent, ending his college career. “Our whole program is overjoyed with having Kyrie here for one year and that he has the chance now to pursue a dream of being a high draft pick and a great player in the NBA,” Krzyzewski said. “We are totally supportive of Kyrie, his family and his decision. We look forward to continuing to work with him during the upcoming months leading to his entry into the NBA and afterwards while he is an NBA player.”

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ST. PAUL, MINN. — The federal judge overseeing the NFL players’ request to lift a lockCHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina’s big out by the owners said it will take “a couple of men are passing on the NBA for another run at weeks” to rule. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nela national championship. The Tar Heels will have to wait a little longer to learn the plans of son, however, urged both sides to get back to the bargaining table. freshman Harrison Barnes. The school announced junior 7-footer Tyler Zeller and sophomore John Henson will return NBA to Chapel Hill next season, but said Barnes “is James, Fenway Sports agree still reviewing information” as he considers whether to enter the draft. BOSTON — LeBron James is getting into the soccer business, aligning with the owners of Anderson hires MU assistants the Boston Red Sox. Fenway Sports Management — the sister FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Mike Anderson has company of the Red Sox — said Wednesday brought five of his former Missouri assistants that it has signed James and the company he with him to Arkansas. helped create, LRMR, to a long-term deal to The new Razorbacks’ basketball coach hired secure marketing and sponsorship opportunithe members of his coaching and support ties. As part of the deal, James obtained a staff Tuesday. They include associate head piece of Liverpool FC, one of the world’s most coach Melvin Watkins, assistant coaches famed soccer teams and a longtime marquee Matt Zimmerman and T.J. Cleveland, director franchise in the English Premier League. of operations Jeff Daniels and strength and conditioning coach David Deets.

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PROVO, UTAH — BYU men’s basketball coach SAN FRANCISCO — One of the five charges in Dave Rose has signed a new five-year conBarry Bonds’ perjury trial has been dropped, tract that will take him through the 2015-16 and the defense has rested without calling a season. single witness. Bonds’ attorney Allen Ruby announced the COLLEGE FOOTBALL move Wednesday morning. Declining to call a witness underscored the defense’s belief prosNIU LB in critical condition ecutors have failed to prove that the all-time DEKALB, ILL. — Northern Illinois linebacker major-league home runs leader lied to a federDevon Butler was in critical condition al grand jury by saying he never knowingly Wednesday after being shot off-campus. used performance-enhancing drugs. It also The school released a statement saying the means Bonds will not take the witness stand. shooting occurred Tuesday night in DeKalb. He “The defense rests,” Ruby told the eightwas transferred to OSF Saint Anthony Medical women, four-man jury before U.S. District Center in Rockford, about 45 miles away, early Judge Susan Illston released them for the day. Wednesday morning. The panel was ordered to return today to Coach Dave Doeren, who was at the hospi- begin deliberating after hearing closing argutal, says in a statement, “All our thoughts and ments and the judge’s instructions on how to prayers as a team and as a coaching staff consider the evidence submitted during the right now are with Devon.” 11-day trial.

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can’t wait to run up and down the court in a packed Allen Fieldhouse next year. I plan on busting my butt this summer to improve my game. I want to take more of a leadership role in us moving forward and winning another league championship and getting to the Final Four.” The 237-pound Robinson actually plans on adding bulk. “I don’t know how much bigger I can get, but I’m going to try in the offseason to get bigger. I wouldn’t call it perfect,” he said of his frame. “LeBron (James) is my height, and he’s, like, 250. “I can add some more weight,” added Robinson, who recorded four doubledoubles, including 12 points and 14 rebounds in the Sweet 16 against Richmond. Self believes Robinson has a tremendous upside. “I think Thomas has to improve just as much as anybody, because when he plays well, he’s terrific. He can be very inconsistent. He needs to take a step like Markieff (Morris) took this year,” Self said. “His skill set is going to continue to improve. It’s amazing

to me the type of year he had considering all of the stuff he went through, just amazing. Hopefully he can play with a free mind and be able to just play as opposed to think and have so many different things going on in his head. He had a great year and will continue to get better.”

‘A great decision’ Jason Smith, who coached Robinson at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., is pleased Robinson will be at KU a third season. “I think it’s a great decision,” Smith said. “Thomas needs to be in position where he earns more minutes and contributes more playing time in college.” Smith thinks Robinson may have been a first-round pick this year. “No question Thomas has NBA upside. It all depends on how he fared in workouts,” Smith said of individual workouts with NBA teams. Smith said he has been contacted by various “agents and runners and NBA people who do background checks” concerning his former pupil. “More than I would care,” Smith said. “Absolutely it is crazy what is going on in our game. They may call and say, ‘Do you still have a relationship with Thomas? Is he

thinking about entering the draft?’ I direct all questions to his current coaches.” Smith said Robinson never really seemed all that interested in leaving KU after just two seasons. “I spoke briefly with him Monday. It was more that his mind was made up, but had a few questions. He wanted to hear from as many people as possible that he was making the right decision. He wants to compete for, and win, a national championship and have a chance to hopefully earn a bigger role next year. He absolutely loves Kansas,” Smith said.

Buddies to be reunited Robinson is now assured of playing on the same college team with his former Brewster teammate, Naadir Tharpe. The 6-foot Tharpe averaged 14.5 points and 6.0 assists in leading Brewster to a 31-3 record and spot in the national prep school semifinals. He also started at point for last year’s national title team. “Naadir gets a chance to play with Thomas again. Both are excited about it,” Smith said. “Thomas, like most of our alums, said he would be coming back for a visit to our school this spring (where he and Tharpe can work out).”

LHS grad Minnis caught up in murky baseball-agent issue WICHITA (AP) — Albert Minnis didn’t expect to be labeled an NCAA rulebreaker when he shared the name of his legal adviser with the Atlanta Braves and other Major League Baseball clubs. In fact, his family enlisted the adviser to stay above board. A left-handed pitcher who led Lawrence High School to a Kansas state title as a junior, Minnis was chosen by the Braves in the 33rd round of last year’s draft. He instead opted to attend Wichita State, a college baseball powerhouse. Like many top high school prospects, Minnis enlisted an unpaid adviser to gauge his pro potential. Such advisers are typically sports agents who hope their goodwill translates into paid deals once the ballplayer turns pro, whether right away or after college. But when that unidentified adviser contacted a Braves scout on Minnis’ behalf once he had enrolled, the Wichita State freshman violated an NCAA ban on college athletes getting professional representation. Minnis has served a 30game suspension since February, missing half of his first college season. “We thought we took every stride necessary to make sure we acted properly, to not endanger Albert’s eligibility,” said his father, Brian Minnis. The idea of bringing in an adviser was simply to explore Albert’s options in an organized fashion. “There wasn’t any specific talk about money. Everybody knew that Albert had a very strong commitment to Wichita State,” his father said. “He was in no rush to play professional baseball.” NCAA rules don’t prevent high school or college athletes from consulting with agents. But entering a verbal or written agreement with an agent or accepting meals, gifts, transportation or other financial incentives is considered a breach of amateurism. Unlike their counterparts in football, baseball players can skip college and be drafted right out of high school. And as Minnis’ case shows, that can complicate matters for those who continue on to college but want a sense of which decision — pro or college — makes more sense. The NCAA’s amateurism rules make no distinction among athletes in different sports — despite a 2009 court settlement in which the NCAA agreed to pay $750,000 to Andrew Oliver, a former Oklahoma State pitcher who successfully challenged the rule on advisers. The settlement meant that an Ohio judge’s determination that the NCAA rule was improper would only apply to the Oliver case. But Minnis and other college baseball players continue to get ensnared by the rule on advis-

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Tharpe said Robinson is “one of my good friends. When I committed, he texted me and said, ‘Welcome to the Jayhawks.’ I have a friend at KU in Thomas. We are real close and talk a lot.” Tharpe, the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council player of the year, scored 10 points and dished seven assists against no turnovers in the recent EastWest All-America game in Houston. “He played very well,” said Smith, who coached the East team to victory.

More decisions coming KU’s Marcus and Markieff Morris and Josh Selby have yet to announce whether they will return to KU or turn pro. Players have until April 24 to enter their names in the draft. They have until May 8 to withdraw if they do not sign with an agent. According to, Marcus Morris will be taken 15th, Markieff 19th and Selby 27th in Round One of this year ’s draft. Robinson is now listed as No. 13 pick in the first round of the 2012 draft. Taylor is No. 5 and Elijah Johnson No. 15 in Round Two in ’12. — Assistant sports editor Gary Bedore can be reached at 832-7186.

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KANSAS ab r h bi Alex Jones 1b 4 0 0 0 Rosie Hull cf 1 0 0 0 Kendra Cullum ph 1 0 0 0 Kelsey Alsdorf ph 2 1 1 1 Mariah Montgomery 2b 3 1 1 0 Liz Kocon rf 2 0 1 0 Maggie Hull lf 4 1 1 2 Laura Vickers dp 4 1 1 3 Ashley Newman ss 3 0 1 0 Marissa Ingle 3b 3 0 1 0 Marisa Malazzo pr 0 1 0 0 Brittany Hile c 2 1 1 0 Totals 29 6 7 6 Oklahoma 105 204 0—12 Kansas 0000 600 0— 6 E—Shults (4), Dobbs (7); Montgomery (6), Newman 2 (13), Ingle (9), Clark (2). LOB—OU 11; KU 6. 2B—M. Hull (12), Ingle (5). HR—Ricketts (7); Vickers (3). SB—C. Jones (4). SH—Martinez (1). IP H R ER BB SO OKLAHOMA K. Ricketts W, 18-6 51⁄3 1 0 0 2 10 Kirsten Allen 11⁄3 4 4 4 1 3 1 Alee Allen ⁄3 2 2 2 0 0 KANSAS Allie Clark L, 11-6 21⁄3 3 6 3 6 1 Ashley Spencer 41⁄3 6 6 3 4 3 WP—Clark 2 (11), Spencer (5). T—2:30. A—714.

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KANSAS ab r h bi Alex Jones cf 3 0 0 0 Colleen Hohman ph 1 0 0 0 Maggie Hull lf 4 1 2 3 Mariah Montgomery 2b 4 0 1 0 Liz Kocon rf 3 0 0 0 Laura Vickers dp 3 0 0 0 Brittany Hile c 3 2 2 2 Ashley Newman ss 3 0 0 0 Marissa Ingle 3b 2 0 1 0 Marisa Malazzo pr 0 1 0 0 Kendra Cullum 1b 1 1 0 0 Totals 27 5 6 5 Oklahoma 211 410 —13 Kansas 0100 310 —5 E—Newman (14). LOB—OU 14; KU 5. HR— Ricketts (8), Dobbs (7); M. Hull (6), Hile 2 (12). SB—Turang (19). IP H R ER BB SO OKLAHOMA M. Gascoigne W, 8-3 5 6 5 5 2 9 Keilani Ricketts 2 0 0 0 1 1 KANSAS K. Martinez L, 12-5 3 7 4 4 3 3 Allie Clark 1 3 4 4 2 1 Ashley Spencer 3 10 5 4 1 0 PB—Shults (10); Hile (8). HBP—Ingle (by Gascoigne). T—2:37. A—714.

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ter. The Lions defeated Topeka West, 3-1, and lost to Topeka Seaman, 3-1, and Washburn Rural, 4-0. LHS will play host to Free State on Tuesday.

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WICHITA STATE PITCHER — AND LAWRENCE HIGH GRAD — ALBERT MINNIS collects practice balls before WSU’s March 18 game in Wichita. Minnis has served a 30-game suspension since February, missing half of his first college season, after running afoul of an NCAA rule about agents. ers, including another freshman pitcher at Nebraska who is a top Toronto Blue Jays prospect. That’s creating a groundswell for change — and the NCAA may be listening. The NCAA’s man in charge of baseball told college coaches earlier this year that new rules acknowledging baseball’s “unique set of circumstances” could be on the way. “If I had a kid who was lefthanded and threw 95 (mph), I’d like to know what his value would be,” Dennis Poppe, managing director for baseball and football, said in a recent interview with The Associated Press. He didn’t discuss any specific changes. Agents aren’t allowed to negotiate contracts on behalf of a student-athlete even if the contract won’t be signed until after the player completes his eligibility. NCAA rules also forbid agents and advisers to market a student’s “athletics ability or reputation.” That was apparently the case at Nebraska, where firstyear pitcher Logan Ehlers was suspended for 60 percent of the Cornhuskers’ regular season because of what his coach has called a “30-second contact” between his adviser and the Blue Jays at the Cape Cod summer league. The current rules penalize players for telling the truth and encourages those who have enlisted advisers as well as the major league clubs to lie, Wichita State coach Gene Stephenson said.

“It’s a shame when you’re honest and do nothing wrong, and suffer the penalty,” he said. “In Albert’s case, he was never even offered a contract. How can that be a negotiation or a marketing of a player?” Richard Johnson, a Cleveland attorney who sued the NCAA on Oliver’s behalf, said baseball players are the unwitting victims of the NCAA’s one-size-f its-all approach to agents in college sports. “This has everything to do with preventing basketball and football players from going pro and very little to do with baseball,” he said. Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson said that NCAA off icials briefed college coaches about possible unspecified changes at the American Baseball Coaches Association national convention in Nashville earlier this year. “They suggested that there’s some pretty significant changes coming, and left it at that,” he said. The NCAA discussions are part of a broader review of the role of agents in college sports, spurred in part by a spate of reports in 2010 of possible improper agent contacts in college football. The association has formed a panel that includes agents and state regulators, as well as NFL team presidents and the Big Ten and Southeastern Conference commissioners to help modernize its agent rules.

SHAWNEE — Ross Johnson and Matt Sutliffe each had three hits, and Lawrence High’s baseball team stole six bases in five innings in an 110, run-rule-shortened rout of Shawnee Mission North on Wednesday at the Johnson County 3&2 Complex. Garrett Cleavinger (1-2) allowed two hits over three innings for the win. “We made the routine play,” LHS coach Brad Stoll said. “We had one throwing error trying to pick a runner off, so we’ll take that. We got a little bit better yesterday. We got a little bit better today. We have the River City Festival next week. We try to play three quality opponents and try to make strides.” Lawrence collected 17 hits overall and scored eight runs in the second inning. “We just attacked, went at it at the plate,” Stoll said. “Hanging an eight-spot in the second inning was huge. Six multi-hit guys. That’s a good day.” The Lions improved to 3-4. SM North fell to 5-4. LHS will travel Tuesday to Olathe South Lawrence SM North

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WP — Garrett Cleavinger (1-2); LP — Koster. LHS highlights: Ross Johnson 3-for-4, 2 R; Troy Willoughby 2-for-4, 3 RBIs, 3 R, HR; Corbin Fransisco 2-for-4; Matt Sutliffe 3-for-3, 3 RBIs; C.J. Roush 2-for-3, 2 RBIs. LHS record: 3-4. SM North record: 5-4. Next for LHS: Tuesday vs. Olathe South at ODAC, 5:30 p.m.

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SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE L.A. Angels 5, Tampa Bay 1 Texas 7, Seattle 3 Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City 7, 12 innings Cleveland 8, Boston 4 Detroit 7, Baltimore 3 Minnesota at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 5, Oakland 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 1 Arizona 6, Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 5 San Francisco 8, San Diego 4 Philadelphia 10, N.Y. Mets 7 Cincinnati 12, Houston 4 Florida 7, Washington 4 Milwaukee 5, Atlanta 4

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES Boston (Lester 0-0) at Cleveland (Carmona 0-1), 11:05 a.m. Oakland (Cahill 0-0) at Toronto (R.Romero 1-0), 11:37 a.m. Minnesota (Liriano 0-1) at N.Y. Yankees (A.Burnett 1-0), 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 0-1) at Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 1-0), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Penny 0-1) at Baltimore (Tillman 0-0), 6:05 p.m. FRIDAY’S GAMES N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at Minnesota, 3:10 p.m. Texas at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Cleveland at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Houston (Myers 0-0) at Cincinnati (LeCure 0-0), 11:35 a.m. Colorado (Rogers 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 0-0), 12:35 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 0-1) at Milwaukee (Marcum 0-1), 12:40 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 0-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 0-0), 2:05 p.m. Washington (Lannan 1-0) at Florida (Jo.Johnson 1-0), 6:10 p.m. FRIDAY’S GAMES Washington at N.Y. Mets, 3:10 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 3:35 p.m. Colorado at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Florida at Houston, 6:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Quentin CWS 5 22 6 11 .500 YEscobar Tor 5 19 6 9 .474 Callaspo LAA 5 20 3 9 .450 HKendrick LAA 6 24 7 10 .417 Boesch Det 4 15 6 6 .400 Abreu LAA 6 23 3 9 .391 Lind Tor 5 21 4 8 .381 Gordon KC 6 29 7 11 .379 Hafner Cle 5 19 5 7 .368 MiCabrera Det 5 19 5 7 .368 RUNS—NCruz, Texas, 7; Gordon, Kansas City, 7; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 7; Kinsler, Texas, 7; Beckham, Chicago, 6; Boesch, Detroit, 6; Butler, Kansas City, 6; YEscobar, Toronto, 6; Quentin, Chicago, 6; Teixeira, New York, 6. RBI—Quentin, Chicago, 10; Teixeira, New York, 10; BRoberts, Baltimore, 8; Konerko, Chicago, 7; Avila, Detroit, 6; MiCabrera, Detroit, 6; NCruz, Texas, 6; Posada, New York, 6; Snider, Toronto, 6. HITS—Gordon, Kansas City, 11; Quentin, Chicago, 11; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 10; Abreu, Los Angeles, 9; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 9; Callaspo, Los Angeles, 9; YEscobar, Toronto, 9; Izturis, Los Angeles, 9. DOUBLES—Gordon, Kansas City, 5; Quentin, Chicago, 5; Aybar, Los Angeles, 3; Bradley, Seattle, 3; Hamilton, Texas, 3; Hardy, Baltimore, 3; Inge, Detroit, 3; Mathis, Los Angeles, 3; Smoak, Seattle, 3; MiYoung, Texas, 3. TRIPLES—Borbon, Texas, 2; Crisp, Oakland, 2; YEscobar, Toronto, 2; 8 tied at 1. HOME RUNS—NCruz, Texas, 4; Teixeira, New York, 4; MiCabrera, Detroit, 3; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 3; Kinsler, Texas, 3; Posada, New York, 3; 13 tied at 2. STOLEN BASES—Dyson, Kansas City, 3 ; ISuzuki, Seattle, 3; JWilson, Seattle, 3; 9 tied at 2. PITCHING—Weaver, Los Angeles, 2-0; 35 tied at 1. STRIKEOUTS—Verlander, Detroit, 17; Sabathia, New York, 13; Weaver, Los Angeles, 12; Haren, Los Angeles, 12; FHernandez, Seattle, 11; Hellickson, Tampa Bay, 10; 5 tied at 8. SAVES—MRivera, New York, 3; Nathan, Minnesota, 2; Feliz, Texas, 2; 8 tied at 1.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

NATIONAL LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Howard Phi 5 21 5 11 .524 Hundley SD 5 18 2 9 .500 Montero Ari 5 19 3 9 .474 Polanco Phi 5 20 6 9 .450 Phillips Cin 5 20 9 9 .450 Janish Cin 4 18 2 8 .444 Iannetta Col 4 12 4 5 .417 McCann Atl 6 22 2 9 .409 SCastro ChC 6 25 6 10 .400 GSanchez Fla 5 20 3 8 .400 RUNS—Phillips, Cincinnati, 9; Votto, Cincinnati, 8; Tabata, Pittsburgh, 7; SCastro, Chicago, 6; BFrancisco, Philadelphia, 6; Polanco, Philadelphia, 6; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 6. RBI—Howard, Philadelphia, 8; Walker, Pittsburgh, 8; JBuck, Florida, 7; Headley, San Diego, 7; Huff, San Francisco, 7; Rolen, Cincinnati, 7; IDavis, New York, 6. HITS—Howard, Philadelphia, 11; SCastro, Chicago, 10; Hundley, San Diego, 9; McCann, Atlanta, 9; Montero, Arizona, 9; Phillips, Cincinnati, 9; Polanco, Philadelphia, 9; Walker, Pittsburgh, 9. DOUBLES—Coghlan, Florida, 4; GSanchez, Florida, 4; 10 tied at 3. TRIPLES—SCastro, Chicago, 2; 15 tied at 1. HOME RUNS—ASoriano, Chicago, 3; Weeks, Milwaukee, 3; 12 tied at 2. STOLEN BASES—Bloomquist, Arizona, 5; Bruce, Cincinnati, 2; Craig, St. Louis, 2; Pagan, New York, 2; JosReyes, New York, 2; Rollins, Philadelphia, 2; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 2; Tabata, Pittsburgh, 2. PITCHING—Correia, Pittsburgh, 2-0; 41 tied at 1. STRIKEOUTS—Lincecum, San Francisco, 18; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 17; Volquez, Cincinnati, 13; Dempster, Chicago, 13; DLowe, Atlanta, 13; Garza, Chicago, 12; ClLee, Philadelphia, 11. SAVES—Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 4; Street, Colorado, 3; Broxton, Los Angeles, 3; Bell, San Diego, 2; Putz, Arizona, 2; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 2; Marmol, Chicago, 2.

Royals fall to ChiSox in 12 The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY , M O. — Joakim Soria and a three-run lead in the ninth normally equates to a Kansas City Royals’ victory. Not Wednesday. Soria, who has logged 115 saves the past three years, was not his usually reliable self in a 10-7, 12-inning loss to the Chicago White Sox. After retiring the first two batters in the ninth, Soria gave up four runs on four hits and a walk for a blown save. “He was throwing the ball well, but we just couldn’t get that final out,” Royals manager Ned Yost said. “They found holes, and they found holes there. In his defense, and he’ll never admit it, he’s worked five of six days.” Soria was 1-0 with a save and a 0.00 ERA in his first outings. “It doesn’t matter if the ball is hit hard,” Soria said. “The most important thing, they score four runs. They found a way to score four runs. There’s no excuse. I give it my 100 percent. I’m a human being.” Chicago ab r h bi Pierre dh 6 1 3 2 Bckhm 2b 5 1 0 0 Rios cf 6 1 2 1 Konerk 1b 5 0 2 1 Lillirdg pr-lf 1 1 0 0 Quentin rf 6 2 4 3 AlRmrz ss 6 1 3 0 Milledg lf 3 0 0 0 Teahn ph-lf-1b2 0 0 0 RCastr c 3 1 2 1 Przyns ph-c 1 1 0 0 Morel 3b 6 1 2 2 Totals 50 10 18 10

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Chicago 000 000 214 003 — 10 Kansas City 200 300 011 000 — 7 E—Konerko (1), Teahen (1), Al.Ramirez (1), Morel (3). DP—Chicago 2, Kansas City 1. LOB— Chicago 10, Kansas City 12. 2B—Pierre (1), Quentin 2 (5), Me.Cabrera (1), Gordon (5), Ka’aihue (2), A.Escobar (1). HR—Quentin (2), R.Castro (1). SB—Pierre (2), Dyson (3), Getz (2). S—Pierzynski, Dyson. SF—Pierre.

IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Buehrle 5 8 5 5 2 2 Humber 2 1 0 0 1 0 Ohman 1 1 1 0 1 0 Thornton BS,1-1 2 2 1 1 1 1 Sale W,1-0 2 1 0 0 0 2 Kansas City Francis 6 2-3 8 2 2 1 4 Collins 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Tejeda H,1 1 2 1 1 0 0 Soria BS,1-2 1 4 4 4 1 0 Jeffress 1 0 0 0 1 2 O’Sullivan L,0-1 2 3 3 3 1 0 Umpires—Home, Jerry Layne; First, Bob Davidson; Second, Hunter Wendelstedt; Third, Brian Knight. T—3:41. A—13,360 (37,903).

Tigers 7, Orioles 3 B A L T I M O R E — Alex Avila homered and had a careerhigh five RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Justin Verlander, and Detroit ended the Orioles’ unbeaten run. Detroit

Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi AJcksn cf 5 0 0 0 BRorts 2b 3 1 0 0 Rhyms 2b 4 0 0 0 Markks rf 3 1 0 0 Ordonz rf 4 0 2 0 D.Lee 1b 4 1 1 2 C.Wells pr-rf 1 0 0 0 Guerrr dh 4 0 2 1 MiCarr 1b 4 1 2 1 Wieters c 4 0 0 0 VMrtnz dh 5 2 3 1 AdJons cf 3 0 0 0 Boesch lf 3 1 0 0 MrRynl 3b 3 0 0 0 Raburn lf 2 1 1 0 Pie lf 3 0 1 0 JhPerlt ss 3 1 0 0 Hardy ss 3 0 0 0 Avila c 4 1 3 5 Inge 3b 4 0 1 0 Totals 39 7 12 7 Totals 30 3 4 3 Detroit 020 220 010 — 7 Baltimore 000 201 000 — 3 E—B.Roberts (1), Bergesen (1). DP— Baltimore 1. LOB—Detroit 8, Baltimore 2. 2B— V.Martinez (1), Raburn (2), Avila (1), Inge (3). HR—Mi.Cabrera (3), V.Martinez (2), Avila (1), D.Lee (1). SB—Avila (1), B.Roberts (1). R ER BB SO IP H Detroit Verlander W,1-0 8 4 3 3 2 9 Benoit 1 0 0 0 0 0 Baltimore Bergesen L,0-1 3 2-3 5 4 2 2 2 Rupe 3 3 2 2 1 1 M.Gonzalez 1 1-3 2 1 1 0 1 Gregg 1 2 0 0 0 1 T—2:51. A—12,451 (45,438).

Twins-Yankees postponed NEW YORK — The Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees game Wednesday night has been postponed by rain. No makeup date has been announced.

Felix Hernandez, and Texas homer, and Cleveland kept remained unbeaten. the built-to-win Red Sox winless. Seattle Texas

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Blue Jays 5, Athletics 3 TORONTO — Travis Snider hit a three-run home run, and Yunel Escobar had three hits before leaving due to an injury. Oakland


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Rangers 7, Mariners 3 Indians 8, Red Sox 4 ARLINGTON , T EXAS — Mitch C L E V E L A N D — Asdrubal Moreland hit a tiebreaking Cabrera had four RBIs, Shindouble off Cy Young winner Soo Choo hit a two-run

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Angels 5, Rays 1 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — The winless Tampa Bay Rays lost again. Los Angeles ab MIzturs dh 5 HKndrc 2b 3 Abreu lf 3 Bourjos cf 0 TrHntr rf 5 V.Wells cf-lf 5 Callasp 3b 4 Trumo 1b 4 Mathis c 4 B.Wood ss 4

Tampa Bay ab r h bi Jaso c 3 0 0 0 MRmrz ph 1 0 0 0 Shppch c 0 0 0 0 Damon dh 4 0 0 0 Zobrist 2b 4 0 0 0 DJhnsn 1b 4 0 0 0 BUpton cf 3 1 1 1 Joyce rf 3 0 0 0 FLopez 3b 3 0 0 0 Brignc ss 3 0 1 0 Fuld lf 3 0 2 0 Totals 37 5 12 5 Totals 31 1 4 1 Los Angeles 100 101 011 — 5 000 — 1 Tampa Bay 000 010 E—F.Lopez (1). DP—Tampa Bay 1. LOB—Los Angeles 9, Tampa Bay 3. 2B—Abreu (1), Mathis 2 (3), Fuld (1). HR—Callaspo (2), B.Upton (2). SB—Abreu (2), Trumbo (1), Fuld (1). IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Haren W,1-0 7 2-3 4 1 1 0 6 Jepsen H,2 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Walden 1 0 0 0 0 1 Tampa Bay Hellickson L,0-1 5 2-3 6 3 3 2 10 A.Russell 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 C.Ramos 1 0 0 0 1 1 Jo.Peralta 2-3 2 1 0 0 2 McGee 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Sonnanstine 1 3 1 1 1 0 T—2:50. A—11,836 (34,078). r 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0

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Giants’ Lincecum strikes out 13 The Associated Press

Giants 8, Padres 4 SAN DIEGO — Tim Lincecum struck out 13 and held San Diego to one run and three hits in seven innings to lead the Giants on Wednesday night. San Francisco San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi Torres cf 3 1 1 0 Venale rf 4 0 0 0 FSnchz 2b 3 2 1 0 Bartlett ss 3 0 0 0 Huff rf-lf 5 2 3 3 AlGnzlz ss 1 1 1 0 Posey c 5 1 3 4 OHudsn 2b 3 1 1 0 PSndvl 3b 5 0 3 1 Hawpe 1b 4 1 1 0 Burrell lf 3 0 0 0 Ludwck lf 4 0 0 0 Schrhlt rf 2 0 0 0 Headly 3b 4 0 2 2 Belt 1b 5 1 2 0 Maybin cf 2 0 0 0 Tejada ss 4 1 0 0 Luebke p 0 0 0 0 Linccm p 2 0 0 0 Frieri p 0 0 0 0 Romo p 0 0 0 0 Deduno p 0 0 0 0 BrWlsn p 0 0 0 0 Denorfi ph-cf1 0 0 0 Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 Hundly c 3 1 1 1 Cantu ph 1 0 1 0 Stauffr p 1 0 0 0 CHuntr cf 1 0 0 0 RJhnsn ph-c 2 0 0 0 Totals 37 8 13 8 Totals 34 4 7 3 San Francisco 300 014 000 — 8 San Diego 001 000 003 — 4 E—Tejada (2), Stauffer (1), Headley (1). DP— San Diego 3. LOB_San Francisco 9, San Diego 5. 2B_Torres (2), Huff 2 (3), O.Hudson (1), Headley 2 (2). 3B—F.Sanchez (1). HR—Posey (1), Hundley (1). S—Lincecum 2. IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Lincecum W,1-1 7 3 1 1 0 13 Romo 1 0 0 0 0 1 Br.Wilson 2-3 2 3 3 1 1 Affeldt 0 2 0 0 1 0 R.Ramirez S,1-1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 San Diego Stauffer L,0-1 4 2-3 8 4 4 2 1 Neshek 2-3 1 2 2 1 1 Luebke 1-3 1 2 2 1 1 Frieri 1 1-3 2 0 0 0 2 Deduno 1 1 0 0 1 1 Qualls 1 0 0 0 0 0 Affeldt pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. T—3:00. A—24,368 (42,691).

Marlins 7, Nationals 4 M I A M I — John Buck hit a bases-loaded triple, and Florida came from behind to win for the second night in a row, this time erasing a four-run deficit. Washington ab Dsmnd ss 5 Werth rf 3 Zmrmn 3b 3 AdLRc 1b 3 Morse lf 4 Ankiel cf 3 Espinos 2b 4 Coffey p 0 Slaten p 0 IRdrgz c 4 LHrndz p 0 L.Nix ph 1 Cora 2b 1

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ab r h bi Coghln cf 5 3 4 0 Infante 2b 4 0 1 1 HRmrz ss 3 1 1 1 GSnchz 1b 2 1 0 1 Morrsn lf 2 1 0 0 J.Buck c 4 0 2 3 DMrph 3b 4 0 0 0 Bonifac rf 4 0 1 0 Volstad p 0 0 0 0 Cousins ph 1 0 0 0 Sanchs p 0 0 0 0 Dobbs ph 1 1 1 0 Hensly p 0 0 0 0 Helms ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 31 4 6 4 Totals 31 7 10 6 Washington 030 100 000 — 4 Florida 000 042 01x — 7 E—Desmond (1), H.Ramirez (2). DP— Washington 1, Florida 1. LOB—Washington 8, Florida 10. 2B—Desmond 2 (2), Coghlan 3 (4), H.Ramirez (2). 3B—J.Buck (1). CS—Infante (1). S—L.Hernandez 2, Volstad. SF—Zimmerman, G.Sanchez. IP H R ER BB SO Washington L.Hernandez 5 6 4 4 5 1 Gaudin L,0-1 2 3 2 1 1 4 Coffey 2-3 1 1 1 2 0 Slaten 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Florida Volstad 5 4 4 3 4 1 Sanches W,1-0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Mujica H,1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Hensley H,2 1 1 0 0 0 0 L.Nunez S,1-1 1 1 0 0 1 2 T—3:11. A—13,825 (38,560).

Phillies 10, Mets 7 P H I L A D E L P H I A — Ryan Howard tied a career high with four hits and fell a triple short of the cycle, Ben Francisco also homered, and the Phillies beat the Mets. New York

Philadelphia ab r h bi Victorn cf 5 2 2 1 Polanc 3b 5 1 3 3 Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 Howard 1b 4 2 4 2 Ibanez lf 5 1 2 1 BFrncs rf 4 2 1 1 Orr 2b 3 2 2 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 Mayrry ph 1 0 1 0 JRomr p 0 0 0 0 Madson p 0 0 0 0 Gload ph 1 0 0 0 Contrrs p 0 0 0 0 Schndr c 4 0 0 0 Ruiz c 0 0 0 0 Blanton p 1 0 1 2 Valdez 2b 2 0 0 0 Totals 37 7 12 7 Totals 39 10 16 10 New York 000 250 000 — 7 021 00x — 10 Philadelphia 214 E—Pelfrey (1), Schneider (1). DP—New York 1, Philadelphia 2. LOB—New York 7, Philadelphia 9. 2B—Jos.Reyes (2), I.Davis (3), Victorino (1), Howard 2 (3). 3B—Victorino (1). HR—Pagan (1), Howard (2), B.Francisco (2). SB—Jos.Reyes (2), Ibanez (1). S—Blanton. IP H R ER BB SO New York Pelfrey 2 8 7 6 1 1 T.Buchholz 2 3 0 0 0 5 Boyer L,0-1 2 5 3 3 1 1 Beato 1 0 0 0 0 0 F.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 1 2 Philadelphia Blanton 4 1-3 10 7 7 2 6 Bastardo W,1-0 1 2-3 1 0 0 0 2 J.Romero H,1 1 1 0 0 0 0 Madson H,1 1 0 0 0 0 1 Contreras S,1-1 1 0 0 0 1 1 Pelfrey pitched to 4 batters in the 3rd. HBP—by Blanton (Beltran). T—2:52. A—45,061 (43,651). JosRys ss Harris lf DWrght 3b Beltran rf Pagan cf I.Davis 1b Emaus 2b Thole c Pelfrey p TBchlz p DnMrp ph Boyer p Beato p Duda ph FRdrgz p

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Rockies 7, Dodgers 5 DENVER — Todd Helton and Troy Tulowitzki homered in leading Colorado past Los Angeles for a two-game sweep. Los Angeles Colorado ab r h bi ab r h bi Furcal ss 4 1 1 0 Fowler cf 5 0 0 0 Blake 3b 3 1 2 1 S.Smith rf 4 1 1 0 Guerrir p 0 0 0 0 CGnzlz lf 3 3 2 1 Gimenz ph 1 0 0 0 Tlwtzk ss 4 2 2 2 Ethier rf 4 0 1 1 Helton 1b 3 1 1 3 Kemp cf 3 1 1 0 JoLopz 2b 4 0 1 1 Loney 1b 4 1 1 1 Stewart 3b 4 0 0 0 Uribe 2b-3b 4 0 0 1 Iannett c 3 0 1 0 Paul lf 2 0 1 0 Hamml p 1 0 0 0 Thams ph-lf 2 0 0 0 Splrghs ph 1 0 1 0 Barajs c 4 1 2 1 FMorls p 0 0 0 0 Blngsly p 1 0 0 0 Lndstr p 0 0 0 0 Miles ph 1 0 0 0 Wggntn ph 1 0 0 0 Hwksw p 0 0 0 0 Street p 0 0 0 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 Carroll ph-2b 2 0 1 0 Totals 35 5 10 5 Totals 33 7 9 7 Los Angeles 013 000 010 — 5 Colorado 203 200 00x — 7 E—Blake (1), Fowler (1). DP—Colorado 2. LOB—Los Angeles 7, Colorado 6. 2B—Kemp (3), S.Smith (3), C.Gonzalez (2). 3B—Blake (1). HR— Loney (1), Barajas (1), Tulowitzki (2), Helton (1). S—Hammel. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Billingsley L,1-1 3 6 5 5 3 3 Hawksworth 1 2 2 2 0 0 Jansen 2 1 0 0 0 2 Guerrier 2 0 0 0 0 2 Colorado Hammel W,1-0 5 6 4 4 3 2 F.Morales H,1 2 1 0 0 0 2 Lindstrom H,1 1 1 1 1 0 1 Street S,3-3 1 2 0 0 0 2 HBP—by Hammel (Blake). WP—Hammel. T—3:04. A—22,595 (50,490).

Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4 C H I C A G O — Chris Young drove in two runs, scored twice and made a pair of nice catches in center field for Arizona. Arizona ended its eightgame losing streak against the Cubs. Arizona

Chicago ab r h bi Fukdm rf 3 0 2 0 SCastro ss 4 1 0 0 Byrd cf 4 1 2 0 ArRmr 3b 3 1 1 2 Colvin 1b 4 0 0 1 ASorin lf 4 1 1 1 Soto c 4 0 0 0 DeWitt 2b 3 0 0 0 Dmpstr p 1 0 0 0 Barney ph 1 0 0 0 Grabow p 0 0 0 0 Mateo p 0 0 0 0 JeBakr ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 39 6 12 5 Totals 32 4 6 4 Arizona 002 030 010 — 6 Chicago 000 200 110 — 4 E—A.Soriano (1), Soto (1), DeWitt (1). LOB— Arizona 6, Chicago 5. 2B—C.Young (2), K.Johnson (2), G.Parra (2). 3B—C.Young (1). HR—Montero (2), Ar.Ramirez (1), A.Soriano (3). SB—Bloomquist (5). S—Dempster. IP H R ER BB SO Arizona Galarraga W,1-0 7 5 4 4 2 5 J.Gutierrez H,1 1 1 0 0 1 1 Putz S,2-2 1 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago Dempster L,0-2 7 10 5 4 0 6 Grabow 1 2 1 1 0 2 Mateo 1 0 0 0 0 0 Grabow pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. Galarraga pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. T—2:26. A—32,272 (41,159). Blmqst ss CYoung cf KJhnsn 2b J.Upton rf Monter c Mora 3b Mirand 1b GParra lf Galrrg p JGutrrz p Nady ph Putz p

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Reds 12, Astros 4 C I N C I N N A T I — Brandon Phillips and Paul Janish had three hits apiece, and the Reds overcame a four-run deficit and remained the NL’s only unbeaten team. The Reds are 5-0 for the first time since 1990, when they won their last World Series championship. Houston

Cincinnati ab r h bi Stubbs cf 5 1 1 1 Phillips 2b 4 3 3 1 Corder p 0 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 2 2 1 Rolen 3b 4 1 1 3 Bray p 0 0 0 0 Renter ph-2b1 0 1 1 Bruce rf 5 2 2 1 Heisey lf 4 1 0 1 RHrndz c 5 0 1 0 Janish ss 5 1 3 2 Volquez p 2 0 0 0 Ondrsk p 0 0 0 0 Cairo ph 1 1 0 0 Chpmn p 0 0 0 0 JFrncs ph-3b1 0 0 0 Totals 33 4 7 4 Totals 41 12 14 11 Houston 400 000 000 — 4 Cincinnati 015 004 02x — 12 E—Figueroa (1), Ang.Sanchez 2 (3), Towles (1), C.Johnson (1). DP—Houston 2, Cincinnati 1. LOB—Houston 8, Cincinnati 8. 2B—Bourn (2), Phillips (1), Votto (2), Rolen (2). SB—Bourn (1), Ang.Sanchez (1), Bruce (2), Heisey (1), Janish (1). IP H R ER BB SO Houston Figueroa L,0-1 5 1-3 11 10 6 1 2 Abad 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 Melancon 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 2 Del Rosario 1 2 2 2 2 0 Cincinnati Volquez W,1-0 5 5 4 4 5 8 Ondrusek H,1 1 1 0 0 0 2 Chapman 1 1 0 0 1 0 Bray 1 0 0 0 0 1 Cordero 1 0 0 0 0 1 Balk—Volquez. T—3:12. A—17,719 (42,319). Bourn cf Bourgs cf AngSnc ss Pence rf Ca.Lee lf Hall 2b Wallac 1b CJhnsn 3b Towles c Figuero p Abad p Melncn p MDwns ph DelRsr p

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Pirates 3, Cardinals 1 ST. LOUIS — Kevin Correia and two relievers combined to slow St. Louis, Neil Walker hit his second home run, and surprising Pittsburgh beat the Cardinals. The Pirates won their second road series of the season, Brewers 5, Braves 4 MILWAUKEE — Prince Fielder now having taken two of three from St. Louis and the Chica- drove in his first three runs this season and scored two go Cubs. more to lead the Brewers. Pittsburgh St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi Tabata lf 4 0 1 0 Theriot ss 3 0 0 0 Walker 2b 5 1 2 1 Rasms cf 4 0 0 0 McCtch cf 4 1 2 0 Pujols 1b 4 0 1 0 Overay 1b 5 1 2 1 Brkmn rf 4 1 1 0 Alvarez 3b 5 0 2 0 Craig lf 4 0 1 0 Doumit c 3 0 1 1 Schmkr 2b 4 0 2 0 GJones rf 3 0 1 0 YMolin c 3 0 1 1 Diaz ph 1 0 0 0 Descals 3b 4 0 1 0 Meek p 0 0 0 0 Carpntr p 2 0 0 0 Hanrhn p 0 0 0 0 Boggs p 0 0 0 0 JRdrgz ss 3 0 0 0 Tallet p 0 0 0 0 Bowker ph 0 0 0 0 Freese ph 1 0 0 0 Cedeno ss 0 0 0 0 Miller p 0 0 0 0 Correia p 3 0 0 0 Motte p 0 0 0 0 Pearce ph-rf 1 0 0 0 Totals 37 3 11 3 Totals 33 1 7 1 Pittsburgh 000 110 001 — 3 — 1 St. Louis 000 000 001 E—Pujols (1). DP—Pittsburgh 1. LOB— Pittsburgh 11, St. Louis 7. 2B—McCutchen (2), Overbay (2), Alvarez (1), Doumit (1), Berkman (2), Y.Molina (1), Descalso (1). HR—Walker (2). SB—Tabata (2), Craig (2). S—Doumit. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Correia W,2-0 7 5 0 0 2 3 Meek H,2 1 0 0 0 0 1 Hanrahan S,4-4 1 2 1 1 0 0 St. Louis Carpenter L,0-1 6 8 2 1 0 6 Boggs 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Tallet 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Miller 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Motte 1 2-3 2 1 1 1 0 HBP—by Boggs (McCutchen). T—2:50. A—34,965 (43,975).


Milwaukee ab r h bi Weeks 2b 3 2 1 0 Gomez cf 3 1 1 0 Braun lf 3 0 0 0 Fielder 1b 4 2 3 3 McGeh 3b 4 0 0 0 Almont rf 2 0 0 0 Kotsay ph-rf2 0 2 1 Axford p 0 0 0 0 YBtncr ss 4 0 2 1 Nieves c 3 0 1 0 Estrad p 2 0 0 0 Reed ph 1 0 0 0 Brddck p 0 0 0 0 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Morgan ph-rf1 0 1 0 Totals 33 4 8 4 Totals 32 5 11 5 Atlanta 100 003 000 — 4 Milwaukee 200 120 00x — 5 DP—Atlanta 3. LOB—Atlanta 5, Milwaukee 8. 2B—Prado (3), C.Jones (3), Y.Betancourt (2). HR—Heyward (2). S—Minor. R ER BB SO IP H Atlanta Minor L,0-1 4 1-3 7 5 5 4 2 C.Martinez 1 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 O’Flaherty 1 1 0 0 0 0 Moylan 1 2 0 0 0 1 Milwaukee Estrada W,1-0 6 8 4 4 1 4 Braddock H,1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Loe H,2 1 0 0 0 0 1 Axford S,1-2 1 0 0 0 1 1 O’Flaherty pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. PB—McCann. T—2:36. A—23,420 (41,900). Prado lf Fremn 1b C.Jones 3b McCnn c Uggla 2b Heywrd rf AlGnzlz ss MaYng cf Minor p CMrtnz p Hicks ph OFlhrt p Moylan p Hinske ph

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X Thursday, April 7, 2011


NBA roundup The Associated Press

Bucks 90, Heat 85 M I A M I — John Salmons scored 17 points, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute added 14 points and 12 rebounds, and even while being officially eliminated from postseason contention, Milwaukee beat Miami on Wednesday night. LeBron James scored 29 points for Miami, which played without injured guard Dwyane Wade, the NBA’s No. 3 scorer. MILWAUKEE (90) Delfino 3-9 0-0 9, Mbah a Moute 7-14 0-0 14, Bogut 3-7 0-0 6, Jennings 3-9 2-2 9, Salmons 7-16 2-2 17, Gooden 3-7 3-3 9, Redd 0-1 0-0 0, Dooling 3-4 2-2 10, Maggette 4-7 6-6 14, Sanders 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 34-76 15-15 90. MIAMI (85) James 10-22 6-8 29, Bosh 6-15 6-8 18, Dampier 2-5 1-1 5, Bibby 2-4 0-0 6, Jones 1-5 2-2 5, Miller 3-7 0-0 8, Ilgauskas 0-2 0-0 0, Howard 2-2 0-0 4, Chalmers 1-9 0-0 2, Anthony 3-3 2-2 8. Totals 3074 17-21 85. Milwaukee 25 20 18 27 — 90 Miami 15 25 23 22 — 85 3-Point Goals—Milwaukee 7-20 (Delfino 3-7, Dooling 2-3, Salmons 1-3, Jennings 1-4, Redd 01, Bogut 0-1, Mbah a Moute 0-1), Miami 8-23 (James 3-7, Bibby 2-3, Miller 2-6, Jones 1-4, Ilgauskas 0-1, Chalmers 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Milwaukee 42 (Mbah a Moute 12), Miami 48 (Miller 12). Assists—Milwaukee 16 (Bogut, Jennings 4), Miami 14 (James 8). Total Fouls—Milwaukee 16, Miami 15. Flagrant Fouls— Gooden. A—20,017 (19,600).

Thunder 112, Clippers 108 O K L A H O M A C I T Y — Kevin Durant scored 29 points, Russell Westbrook added 26, and Oklahoma City clinched the Northwest Division title. The Thunder won the first division crown for the franchise since 2005, when they were known as the Seattle SuperSonics, but only after fending off a late charge from the Clippers. L.A. CLIPPERS (108) Moon 0-1 0-0 0, Griffin 15-20 5-8 35, Kaman 512 2-6 12, Williams 6-11 0-0 16, Gordon 7-18 0-0 16, Aminu 0-0 0-0 0, Jordan 3-3 4-4 10, Bledsoe 24 1-2 5, Foye 1-6 2-2 4, Smith 3-8 4-4 10. Totals 4283 18-26 108. OKLAHOMA CITY (112) Durant 9-23 9-11 29, Ibaka 6-11 3-3 15, Perkins 2-11 1-2 5, Westbrook 10-22 6-6 26, Sefolosha 25 0-0 4, Harden 2-6 3-3 7, Collison 3-4 0-0 6, Mohammed 4-5 0-1 8, Maynor 1-4 0-0 3, D.Cook 2-4 3-3 9. Totals 41-95 25-29 112. L.A. Clippers 31 22 24 31 — 108 Oklahoma City 26 32 29 25 — 112 3-Point Goals—L.A. Clippers 6-13 (Williams 46, Gordon 2-4, Smith 0-1, Foye 0-2), Oklahoma City 5-19 (D.Cook 2-3, Durant 2-8, Maynor 1-2, Westbrook 0-1, Sefolosha 0-2, Harden 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Clippers 53 (Griffin 11), Oklahoma City 54 (Perkins 17). Assists—L.A. Clippers 24 (Williams 9), Oklahoma City 23 (Westbrook 7). Total Fouls—L.A. Clippers 19, Oklahoma City 23. Technicals—Jordan, Kaman. A—18,203 (18,203).

Hornets 101, Rockets 93 NEW ORLEANS — Chris Paul had 28 points and 10 assists, and New Orleans clinched a playoff spot. Trevor Ariza, acquired by the Hornets from Houston in an offseason trade, scored 19 for a second straight game and tied a season high with six steals. HOUSTON (93) Budinger 5-9 2-2 12, Scola 8-11 0-0 16, Hayes 49 0-0 8, Lowry 3-11 0-0 8, Martin 7-17 4-5 21, Lee 0-6 2-2 2, Patterson 1-2 4-4 6, Miller 2-4 0-0 4, Dragic 6-9 0-0 16. Totals 36-78 12-13 93. NEW ORLEANS (101) Ariza 9-17 0-1 19, Landry 2-10 1-1 5, Okafor 46 3-4 11, Paul 10-20 7-8 28, Belinelli 2-5 0-0 5, Gray 2-5 0-0 4, Jack 5-10 7-8 19, Green 1-2 0-0 2, Smith 2-6 4-4 8. Totals 37-81 22-26 101. Houston 38 17 16 22 — 93 New Orleans 21 30 23 27 — 101 3-Point Goals—Houston 9-24 (Dragic 4-5, Martin 3-7, Lowry 2-6, Lee 0-2, Budinger 0-4), New Orleans 5-10 (Jack 2-2, Paul 1-2, Ariza 1-3, Belinelli 1-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Houston 48 (Hayes, Scola 10), New Orleans 43 (Landry, Paul 9). Assists—Houston 26 (Lowry, Lee 6), New Orleans 20 (Paul 10). Total Fouls— Houston 25, New Orleans 19. Technicals— Houston Coach Adelman, Lowry. Flagrant Fouls— Miller. A—12,728 (17,188).

Pacers 136, Wizards 112 I N D I A N A P O L I S — Danny Granger scored 25 points, and Indiana clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2006. The Pacers needed a win and a Charlotte loss to Orlando to clinch a spot in the postseason. As the Pacers’ game ended, the Orlando-Charlotte game was in overtime, and the Conseco Fieldhouse staff put the game on the Jumbotron. Many fans stayed to cheer to the Magic on to a 111-102 win. WASHINGTON (112) Evans 0-5 0-0 0, Blatche 9-19 5-7 23, McGee 11 0-0 2, Wall 7-14 3-3 19, Crawford 9-23 10-10 29, Seraphin 2-6 0-0 4, Yi 2-4 2-2 6, Jeffers 3-5 7-12 13, Shakur 3-5 0-2 7, Owens 4-5 0-0 9. Totals 4087 27-36 112. INDIANA (136) Granger 7-11 8-9 25, Hansbrough 5-10 5-6 15, Hibbert 6-8 4-4 16, Collison 7-10 1-3 15, George 9-15 0-0 23, Dunleavy 4-6 4-5 14, Rush 1-3 0-0 3, Foster 0-1 0-0 0, McRoberts 5-8 0-0 10, Price 1-4 0-0 2, Posey 3-4 0-0 8, D.Jones 2-4 1-2 5. Totals 50-84 23-29 136. Washington 29 27 31 25 — 112 Indiana 43 32 33 28 — 136 3-Point Goals—Washington 5-10 (Wall 2-2, Shakur 1-1, Owens 1-1, Crawford 1-4, Evans 0-2), Indiana 13-24 (George 5-6, Granger 3-5, Posey 23, Dunleavy 2-4, Rush 1-2, Price 0-2, Collison 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Washington 51 (Blatche 10), Indiana 45 (George, Hibbert 6). Assists—Washington 10 (Wall 4), Indiana 32 (Collison 11). Total Fouls—Washington 22, Indiana 23. Technicals—Blatche, Crawford, McGee, Washington Coach Saunders, Hibbert, Indiana defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls— Blatche. A—14,222 (18,165).

Nuggets 104, Mavericks 96 DALLAS — J.R. Smith broke a tie in the final minutes with a layup and immediately followed with a jumper, lifting Denver past short-handed Dallas. Smith scored 23 points, seven after Dallas tied it at 94 with 2:51 left. Kenyon Martin


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W L y-L.A. Lakers 55 23 Phoenix 38 40 Golden State 35 44 L.A. Clippers 31 48 Sacramento 23 55 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Today’s Games Boston at Chicago, 7 p.m. Portland at Utah, 9:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Atlanta at Indiana, 6 p.m. New York at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Washington at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Sacramento at Memphis, 7 p.m. Phoenix at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Portland, 9 p.m.

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y-Boston x-New York x-Philadelphia New Jersey Toronto Southeast Division y-Miami x-Orlando x-Atlanta Charlotte Washington Central Division y-Chicago x-Indiana Milwaukee Detroit Cleveland WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division z-San Antonio x-Dallas x-New Orleans Memphis Houston Northwest Division y-Oklahoma City x-Denver x-Portland Utah Minnesota Pacific Division

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision) Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 2. FGs: 1-9. FTs: 0-0. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 6. FGs: 3-4. FTs: 0-0. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 9. FGs: 3-7. FTs: 3-3. Darnell Jackson, Sacramento Pts: 3. FGs: 1-1. FTs: 1-3. Brandon Rush, Indiana Pts: 3. FGs: 1-3. FTs: 0-0. Julian Wright, Toronto Pts: 0. FGs: 0-0. FTs: 0-0. SACRAMENTO (92) Garcia 4-11 0-0 10, Cousins 7-11 1-1 15, Dalembert 6-12 0-0 12, Evans 6-15 3-4 16, Thornton 3-11 2-2 9, Greene 3-9 0-0 9, Thompson 3-9 1-2 7, Udrih 4-11 3-3 11, Casspi 0-1 0-0 0, Taylor 0-1 0-0 0, Jeter 0-1 0-0 0, Jackson 1-1 1-3 3. Totals 37-93 11-15 92. SAN ANTONIO (124) Jefferson 4-5 0-0 9, Duncan 4-5 4-4 12, McDyess 3-4 2-2 8, Parker 6-11 3-4 15, Ginobili 10-16 1-1 25, Bonner 1-2 0-0 3, Neal 6-8 0-0 14, Hill 6-13 4-4 19, Green 4-7 0-0 9, Blair 1-3 4-6 6, Novak 0-1 0-0 0, Splitter 1-1 2-4 4. Totals 46-76 20-25 124. Sacramento 22 27 21 22 — 92 San Antonio 23 28 41 32 — 124 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 7-20 (Greene 3-5, Garcia 2-6, Evans 1-2, Thornton 1-4, Casspi 0-1, Udrih 0-2), San Antonio 12-19 (Ginobili 4-6, Hill 35, Neal 2-3, Jefferson 1-1, Green 1-2, Bonner 1-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Sacramento 41 (Cousins 11), San Antonio 54 (Duncan, Blair 8). Assists—Sacramento 21 (Evans, Udrih 5), San Antonio 26 (Parker 6). Total Fouls—Sacramento 17, San Antonio 15. A—18,590 (18,797).

Cavaliers 104, Raptors 96 T O R O N T O — J.J. Hickson scored 28 points to lead added 18 as the Nuggets won Cleveland past Toronto. for the seventh time in eight CLEVELAND (104) games. DENVER (104) Gallinari 3-7 4-6 10, Martin 9-15 0-0 18, Nene 49 1-2 9, Lawson 3-12 3-3 9, W.Chandler 6-12 2-3 16, Felton 3-8 2-2 9, Harrington 4-9 0-0 10, Smith 9-14 2-2 23. Totals 41-86 14-18 104. DALLAS (96) Marion 10-14 1-2 21, Nowitzki 9-16 2-2 20, Haywood 0-1 1-6 1, Beaubois 2-7 2-2 6, Stevenson 0-3 0-0 0, Terry 5-10 2-2 15, Barea 512 2-2 12, Stojakovic 3-7 0-0 7, Mahinmi 0-1 1-2 1, Brewer 5-9 2-2 13, Cardinal 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-80 13-20 96. Denver 23 30 19 32 — 104 Dallas 17 26 26 27 — 96 3-Point Goals—Denver 8-23 (Smith 3-5, Harrington 2-5, W.Chandler 2-6, Felton 1-3, Gallinari 0-1, Lawson 0-3), Dallas 5-22 (Terry 3-8, Brewer 1-2, Stojakovic 1-5, Nowitzki 0-1, Marion 0-1, Beaubois 0-1, Stevenson 0-2, Barea 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Denver 46 (Nene 15), Dallas 51 (Haywood 19). Assists—Denver 23 (Lawson 8), Dallas 20 (Barea 10). Total Fouls— Denver 17, Dallas 18. Technicals—Terry, Dallas defensive three second. A—20,364 (19,200).

Gee 4-9 2-2 10, Hickson 9-17 10-14 28, Hollins 5-7 4-6 14, B.Davis 7-18 2-4 19, Parker 2-3 1-1 7, Harangody 2-7 0-0 4, Gibson 2-4 0-0 4, Harris 0-3 0-0 0, Sessions 4-7 7-10 15, Graham 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 36-79 27-39 104. TORONTO (96) J.Johnson 1-4 0-2 2, Evans 6-8 3-8 15, E.Davis 16 0-0 2, Calderon 0-7 4-4 4, DeRozan 7-17 5-5 19, Bayless 10-18 6-8 28, Weems 6-10 3-4 17, Ajinca 4-10 0-1 9, Dorsey 0-0 0-0 0, Wright 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-80 21-32 96. Cleveland 28 32 17 27 — 104 Toronto 17 23 24 32 — 96 3-Point Goals—Cleveland 5-15 (B.Davis 3-7, Parker 2-2, Gibson 0-1, Gee 0-2, Harangody 0-3), Toronto 5-17 (Weems 2-4, Bayless 2-5, Ajinca 12, J.Johnson 0-1, DeRozan 0-2, Calderon 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 55 (Harangody, Hickson 10), Toronto 56 (Evans 13). Assists—Cleveland 22 (B.Davis 12), Toronto 21 (Calderon 9). Total Fouls—Cleveland 25, Toronto 30. Technicals—Graham, Cleveland defensive three second, Toronto defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—J.Johnson. A—14,886 (19,800).

Pistons 116, Nets 109 Magic 111, Bobcats 102 AUBURN HILLS , M ICH . — CHARLOTTE , N.C. — Gilbert Richard Hamilton scored 25 Arenas scored 25 points, and points, and Rodney Stuckey Orlando overcame Quentin added 22 to lead Detroit. Richardson’s ejection and Dwight Howard’s 18th techni- NEW JERSEY (109) West 0-3 0-0 0, Gadzuric 3-6 1-2 7, Lopez 14-20 cal foul to eliminate the Bob- 11-14 39, Farmar 6-12 2-2 18, Vujacic 5-12 5-5 16, Graham 1-1 1-2 3, Outlaw 4-13 0-0 11, Petro 4-7 cats from playoff contention. ORLANDO (111) Turkoglu 6-13 2-2 17, Bass 6-10 7-7 19, Howard 5-9 5-7 15, Nelson 8-12 0-0 18, Arenas 9-14 1-2 25, Anderson 4-8 0-0 10, Duhon 0-4 0-0 0, Q.Richardson 1-3 0-0 3, Clark 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 4176 15-18 111. CHARLOTTE (102) Cunningham 7-20 1-2 16, Diaw 7-11 1-1 17, Brown 5-8 4-5 14, Augustin 2-14 1-1 6, Henderson 12-22 7-7 32, White 3-4 2-2 8, McGuire 0-0 2-2 2, Temple 1-2 0-0 2, Carroll 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 39-84 18-20 102. Orlando 26 21 24 25 15 — 111 Charlotte 28 25 24 19 6 — 102 3-Point Goals—Orlando 14-35 (Arenas 6-11, Turkoglu 3-8, Nelson 2-4, Anderson 2-6, Q.Richardson 1-3, Duhon 0-3), Charlotte 6-11 (Diaw 2-2, Cunningham 1-1, Carroll 1-2, Henderson 1-2, Augustin 1-3, Temple 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 43 (Bass 8), Charlotte 42 (Cunningham 10). Assists— Orlando 20 (Nelson 9), Charlotte 27 (Diaw 7). Total Fouls—Orlando 22, Charlotte 15. Technicals—Howard, Q.Richardson 2, Turkoglu, Brown, Henderson. Ejected—Q.Richardson. A— 16,234 (19,077).

0-1 8, Uzoh 3-8 1-2 7, Wright 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 4082 21-28 109. DETROIT (116) Prince 2-5 4-4 8, Wilcox 6-7 0-1 12, Monroe 710 6-7 20, Bynum 2-7 0-0 4, Hamilton 8-11 9-10 25, Stuckey 8-16 6-6 22, Daye 3-5 2-2 9, Villanueva 4-11 0-0 8, Gordon 3-3 0-0 6, Maxiell 0-3 2-2 2. Totals 43-78 29-32 116. New Jersey 28 31 29 21 — 109 Detroit 32 22 35 27 — 116 3-Point Goals—New Jersey 8-19 (Farmar 4-8, Outlaw 3-8, Vujacic 1-3), Detroit 1-7 (Daye 1-2, Bynum 0-1, Prince 0-1, Villanueva 0-3). Fouled Out—Wilcox. Rebounds—New Jersey 37 (Lopez 7), Detroit 50 (Monroe 10). Assists—New Jersey 28 (Farmar 11), Detroit 28 (Stuckey 10). Total Fouls—New Jersey 24, Detroit 24. Technicals— New Jersey defensive three second 2, Wilcox. A—14,554 (22,076).

Suns 108, Timberwolves 98 MINNEAPOLIS — Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and Phoenix dropped Minnesota into last place in the NBA. Knicks 97, 76ers 92 Minnesota has lost 11 conP H I L A D E L P H I A — Carmelo secutive games and 22 of its Anthony had 31 points and 11 past 26. rebounds, Amare Stoudemire scored 18 points, and New PHOENIX (108) 6-9 3-3 17, Frye 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 8-14 4-6 York moved into sixth place in 20,Hill Nash 3-4 0-0 6, Dudley 3-9 0-0 7, Brooks 8-13 2-2 19, Childress 5-6 0-0 10, Warrick 7-12 3-3 17, the Eastern Conference. 4-10 3-4 12, Siler 0-0 0-0 0, Lopez 0-3 0-0 Toney Douglas bailed out Carter 0, Dowdell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 44-84 15-18 108. the Knicks after they blew a MINNESOTA (98) 10-23 4-4 24, Tolliver 4-7 2-2 10, Milicic 19-point lead and trailed by 1-3Beasley 0-0 2, Ridnour 4-13 0-0 9, Johnson 4-13 0-0 10, one late in the fourth. Flynn 1-5 0-0 3, Pekovic 3-4 2-2 8, Randolph 6-14

NEW YORK (97) Anthony 12-23 2-3 31, Stoudemire 7-19 4-5 18, She.Williams 1-2 0-0 2, Billups 1-7 1-1 3, Fields 35 0-0 6, Jeffries 1-1 2-4 4, Douglas 5-14 4-4 17, Sha.Williams 3-6 0-0 8, Carter 1-4 0-0 3, Walker 2-5 0-0 4, Brown 0-1 1-2 1, Turiaf 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-87 14-19 97. PHILADELPHIA (92) Iguodala 5-14 4-5 15, Brand 11-16 2-2 24, Hawes 0-5 0-0 0, Holiday 5-17 0-0 11, Meeks 2-11 5-5 9, Young 11-16 3-8 25, Turner 2-8 0-2 4, Nocioni 0-2 0-0 0, Speights 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 38-92 14-22 92. New York 26 23 29 19 — 97 Philadelphia 19 22 24 27 — 92 3-Point Goals—New York 11-31 (Anthony 5-8, Douglas 3-8, Sha.Williams 2-4, Carter 1-3, Stoudemire 0-1, Fields 0-1, Walker 0-3, Billups 03), Philadelphia 2-18 (Holiday 1-3, Iguodala 1-5, Nocioni 0-1, Turner 0-1, Meeks 0-8). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—New York 58 (Anthony 11), Philadelphia 60 (Brand 9). Assists—New York 21 (Stoudemire 7), Philadelphia 20 (Holiday 8). Total Fouls—New York 19, Philadelphia 15. Technicals—New York defensive three second, Hawes. A—18,375 (20,318).

Spurs 124, Kings 92 SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili scored 25 points, and San Antonio moved to the brink of the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs . The Spurs improved their NBA-best record to 60-19 and can clinch home-court advantage throughout the West playoffs with their next victory or loss by the Los Angeles Lakers.

7-8 19, Webster 5-5 1-2 13. Totals 38-87 16-18 98. Phoenix 26 30 26 26 — 108 Minnesota 23 30 24 21 — 98 3-Point Goals—Phoenix 5-23 (Hill 2-4, Dudley 1-4, Brooks 1-4, Carter 1-5, Warrick 0-2, Frye 04), Minnesota 6-13 (Webster 2-2, Johnson 2-5, Flynn 1-2, Ridnour 1-3, Tolliver 0-1). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Phoenix 51 (Gortat 16), Minnesota 43 (Beasley 11). Assists—Phoenix 26 (Nash 9), Minnesota 20 (Ridnour 5). Total Fouls— Phoenix 14, Minnesota 16. Technicals—Phoenix defensive three second, Randolph, Minnesota defensive three second. A—16,113 (19,356).

Warriors 95, Lakers 87 O A K L A N D , C A L I F . — Monta Ellis scored 26 points, David Lee had 22 points and 17 rebounds, and Golden State held on to beat suddenly sluggish Los Angeles. L.A. LAKERS (87) Artest 1-7 0-0 2, Gasol 7-11 4-8 18, Bynum 5-5 3-7 13, Fisher 2-9 2-3 6, Bryant 10-20 4-6 25, Odom 3-7 0-0 8, Blake 0-5 0-0 0, Brown 1-6 2-2 5, Barnes 4-7 1-1 10. Totals 33-77 16-27 87. GOLDEN STATE (95) Wright 3-13 2-2 10, Lee 9-17 4-4 22, Udoh 0-3 00 0, Curry 8-23 2-2 20, Ellis 9-22 5-6 26, Amundson 4-6 3-5 11, Thornton 1-4 0-0 2, Williams 0-2 0-0 0, Radmanovic 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 36-93 16-19 95. L.A. Lakers 23 15 17 32 — 87 Golden State 14 29 29 23 — 95 3-Point Goals—L.A. Lakers 5-19 (Odom 2-3, Brown 1-2, Barnes 1-2, Bryant 1-5, Fisher 0-1, Artest 0-2, Blake 0-4), Golden State 7-25 (Ellis 39, Curry 2-6, Wright 2-8, Radmanovic 0-1, Williams 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— L.A. Lakers 57 (Bynum 17), Golden State 58 (Lee 17). Assists—L.A. Lakers 17 (Odom 5), Golden State 23 (Ellis 6). Total Fouls—L.A. Lakers 16, Golden State 18. A—20,024 (19,596).

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Kansas Box Score KANSAS 7, MISSOURI 1 KANSAS Brandon Macias, ss Jordan Dreiling, lf Jason Brunansky, cf Jimmy Waters, cf Zac Elgie, 1b James Stanfield, c Casey Lytle, rf Jake Marasco, 3b Chris Manship, dh Kaiana Eldredge, 2b Totals

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MISSOURI ab r h bi Blake Brown, lf 4 0 1 0 Brannon Champagne, cf 2 0 0 0 C.J. Jarvis, ph 1 0 0 0 Conner Mach, 3b 4 0 0 0 Dane Opel, dh 3 0 0 0 Jonah Schmidt, rf 2 0 0 0 Eric Garcia, 2b 2 1 0 0 Dillon Everett, 1b 3 0 0 0 Ben Turner, c 1 0 0 1 Ryan Ampleman, c 1 0 0 0 Jesse Santo, ss 2 0 0 0 Andrew Thigpen, ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 26 1 1 1 Missouri 010 000 000 — 1 1 0 Kansas 133 000 00X — 7 9 1 E— Macias (9). LOB — MU 3, KU 7; 2B — Elgie (9); Lytle (4). HBP — Marasco; Manship. SF — Turner (1); Eldredge (2). SB — Brown (12); Garcia 2(9); Dreiling (2); Lytle (7). IP H R ER BB SO MISSOURI Myles Smith L,0-1 11⁄3 2 4 4 2 2 2 5 3 3 0 1 Jeff Emens ⁄3 Dusty Ross 3 0 0 0 0 5 Kelly Fick 1 1 0 0 0 1 Eric Anderson 2 1 0 0 1 1 KANSAS Thomas Taylor W, 3-1 6 1 1 1 3 9 Frank Duncan 2 0 0 0 0 3 Colton Murray 1 0 0 0 0 1 T— 2:31. A— 3,399.

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JUNIOR VARSITY Wednesday at Olathe North LAWRENCE HIGH 10, OLATHE NORTH 2 LHS highlights — Adam Rea winning pitcher, 3for-4; Tony Edwards 4-for-4. LAWRENCE HIGH 11, OLATHE NORTH 3 LHS highlights — Bryce Montes de Oca winning pitcher; Drew Green 3-for-4; Driskell Johnson 4-for-4; Austin Mater-Kimball 2-for-4; Tony Edwards 2-for-4. LHS record: 4-0. Next for LHS: Monday vs. Olathe South. C TEAM Wednesday at ODAC LAWRENCE HIGH 19, OLATHE NORTH 19 LHS highlights — Ryan Walter 3-for-4, 2B, 3 R; Ryan Bellinger 3-for-4, 2B, 3 R; Easton Barnes 2for-5, 2 2Bs; Nate Evers 2-for-3, 2 2Bs. LAWRENCE 14, OLATHE NORTH 6 LHS highlights — Brandon Bell (2-0) winning pitcher; Walter 2-for-4, 2B, 3 RBIs; Braxton Bressler 2-for-3, 3 RBIs; Chris Carter 2-for-2. LHS record: 3-0-1. Next for LHS: Monday vs. Olathe South.

BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Placed RHP Michael Wuertz on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Tyler Ross from Sacramento (PCL). National League COLORADO ROCKIES Placed RHP Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2. Recalled RHP Grag Reynolds from Colorado Springs (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Activated 3B Casey Blake from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ivan De Jesus to Albuquerque (PCL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Activated RHP Brian Wilson. Placed RHP Santiago Casillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 1. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Assigned F Derrick Caracter to Bakersfield (NBADL). WASHINGTON WIZARDS—Signed F Larry Owens. Re-signed F Othyus Jeffers. Waived G/F Cartier Martin.

HOCKEY National Hockey League BOSTON BRUINS—Assigned D Steven Kampfer to Providence (AHL). CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS—Recalled F Ben Smith from Rockford (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS — Reassigned D Andre Benoit, D David Hale, D Patrick Wiercioch, F Erik Condra and F Roman Wick to Binghamton (AHL). PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Recalled G Michael Leighton from Adirondack (AHL). PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed G Mark Visentin to an entry-level contract. SAN JOSE SHARKS—Recalled LW Brandon Mashinter from Worcester (AHL). COLLEGE ARKANSAS—Named Melvin Watkins men’s associate basketball head coach, Matt Zimmerman, men’s basketball assistant coach, T.J. Cleveland men’s basketball assistant coach, Jeff Daniels director of men’s basketball operations and David Deets men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach. BYU—Signed men’s basketball coach Dave Rose to a five-year contract. COLORADO STATE—Released G Maurice Wiltz from men’s basketball team. EASTERN MICHIGAN — Fired men’s basketball coach Charles Ramsey. KENT STATE—Named Rob Senderoff men’s basketball coach. LSU—Released G/F Aaron Dotson and G Daron Populist from the men’s basketball team. IOWA STATE—Released G Anthony Odunsi from the men’s basketball team. MONTANA STATE—Released G Casey Trujeque from the men’s basketball team. NEVADA—Released G Derrel Connor and F Marko Cukic from the men’s basketball team. WYOMING—Named Scott Duncan men’s associate basketball head coach and Jeremy Shyatt men’s assistant basketball coach.

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At Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga. All Times CDT a-amateur Today-Friday 6:45 a.m.-9:52 a.m. — Jonathan Byrd, Ross Fisher, Sean O’Hair 6:56 a.m.-10:03 a.m. — Sandy Lyle, Alexander Cejka, a-David Chung 7:07 a.m.-10:14 a.m. — Jerry Kelly, Camilo Villegas, Jeff Overton 7:18 a.m.-10:25 a.m. — Ben Crenshaw, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Na 7:29 a.m.-10:36 a.m. — Mark O’Meara, Anders Hansen, Heath Slocum 7:40 a.m.-10:47 a.m. — Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott, Nick Watney 7:51 a.m.-11:09 a.m. — Vijay Singh, Tim Clark, Aaron Baddeley 8:02 a.m.-11:20 a.m. — Gregory Havret, Carl Pettersson, Ryan Palmer 8:13 a.m.-11:31 a.m. — Martin Laird, Mark Wilson, Bo Van Pelt 8:24 a.m.-11:42 a.m. — Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Jason Day 8:35 a.m.-11:53 a.m. — Mike Weir, Hiroyuki Fujita, Retief Goosen 8:57 a.m.-12:04 p.m. — Padraig Harrington, Ryo Ishikawa, Bill Haas 9:08 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Larry Mize, Rory Sabbatini, a-Jin Jeong 9:19 a.m.-12:26 p.m. — Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar 9:30 a.m.-12:37 p.m. — Hunter Mahan, Ernie Els, Francesco Molinari 9:41 a.m.-12:48 p.m. — Tiger Woods, Graeme McDowell, Robert Allenby 9:52 a.m.-12:59 p.m. — Arjun Atwal, Sergio Garcia, Robert Karlsson 10:03 a.m.-6:45 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel, Stuart Appleby, Charley Hoffman 10:14 a.m.-6:56 a.m. — Ian Woosnam, D.A. Points, Ben Crane 10:25 a.m.-7:07 a.m. — Craig Stadler, Kevin Streelman, a-Nathan Smith 10:36 a.m.-7:18 a.m. — Peter Hanson, KyungTae Kim, Ryan Moore 10:47 a.m.-7:29 a.m. — Angel Cabrera, Ian Poulter, David Toms 11:09 a.m.-7:40 a.m. — Trevor Immelman, Lucas Glover, a-Hideki Matsuyama 11:20 a.m.-7:51 a.m. — Zach Johnson, YongEun Yang, Miguel Angel Jimenez 11:31 a.m.-8:02 a.m. — Jose Maria Olazabal, Davis Love III, a-Lion Kim 11:42 a.m.-8:13 a.m. — Tom Watson, Ricky Barnes, Jason Bohn 11:53 a.m.-8:24 a.m. — Fred Couples, Luke Donald, Steve Stricker

12:04 p.m.-8:35 a.m. — Anthony Kim, Henrik Stenson, Steve Marino 12:15 p.m.-8:57 a.m. — Bubba Watson, Paul Casey, Edoardo Molinari 12:26 p.m.-9:08 a.m. — Stewart Cink, Jim Furyk, Yuta Ikeda 12:37 p.m.-9:19 a.m. — Justin Rose, K.J. Choi, Louis Oosthuizen 12:48 p.m.-9:30 a.m. — Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy, a-Peter Uihlein 12:59 p.m.-9:41 a.m. — Jhonattan Vegas, Gary Woodland, Alvaro Quiros

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at Topeka Kossover Center WASHBURN RURAL 4, LAWRENCE HIGH 0 Ilan Rosen, L, lost to Conner Edwards, 8-0; Connor Schmidt, L, lost to Daniel Dvzama, 8-1; Eric Long-Matt Grom, L, lost to Aldrich-Ziegler, 83; Pace Leggins-Randy Walter, L, lost KoupalMadel, 8-1. TOPEKA SEAMAN 3, LHS 1 Rosen def. Myles Wyer, 8-3; Schmidt, L, lost to Conner Downs, 8-7 (7-3); Long-Grom lost to Horton-Miller, 8-2; Leggins-Walter, L, lost to Dunham-Motter, 8-1. LHS 3, TOPEKA WEST 1 Rosen def. Marccus Pyles, 8-2; Schmidt, L, def. Blake Barrow, 8-3; Long-Grom, L, def. MurraySawyer, 8-2; Leggins-Walter, L, lost to SelleyEasterburg, 8-5.


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Driver - Plenty of miles. Recession proof freight. $1000 Sign-on for experienced CO’s and incentives for O/O’s. Driver Academy Refresher Course available. Fulltime customer service/ intake position. Previous 855-289-2217 medical experience a plus. Harper County seeks FT Mail resume to Criticare EMT or higher. Valid KS DL, Home Health Services 1006 EMS certifications, CPR, W. 6th Lawrence KS 66044. NIMS, and seven months Housekeeping Tech - FT related experience reMedical Facility quired. Information online 2 years Medical Facility, Housekeeping Exp. Req. or call 620.842.6008 AppliCompetitive Salary cations accepted until Excellent Benefits April 15, 2011, E.O.E. Providence Place 8909 Parallel Parkway Need 80 CDL drivers to Kansas City, KS 66112 deliver busses and Fax: 913-596-4901 trucks across the U.S. Email: We are expanding and if you like setting your own schedule this is the MEDICAL job for you. Ability to TECHNOLOGIST/Manager gross over $62,000/year. fulltime, Chase County Must adhere to DOT regCommunity Hospital, Imulations, have good drivperial, Nebraska. MT and ing record. ASCP certification reCall 1-866-764-1601 quired. Supervisory expeor apply online rience preferred.

Parkway Terrace Shawnee Mission Ford, Inc is looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, persuasive, energetic, outgoing, career-minded, hungry self starter with the ability to work well with others, competitive pay plan, competitive benefits package, immediate positions available. Call between 10:00 am 2:00 pm Monday thru Saturday. Ask for John Heeter or Nick Rocha. (913) 631-0000

Mil-Spec Security Group is seeking security officer applicants for Part Time positions. (785) 832-1351

Trade Skills If YOU are a Highly Motivated Self-Starter Metal Stud Framer, Sheet rocker, or Finisher

1136 Louisiana St. Spacious 2BR Available 900 sq. ft., $610/month

Look & Lease Today! 785-841-1155

GREAT Location! GREAT Rates for Fall!

Lease Today!

Large 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts.




Remington Square 785-856-7788

1BR/loft style - $495/mo.

Pool - Fitness Center - On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.


Also, Check out our Luxury 1-5BR Apts. & Town Homes! Garages - Pool - Fitness Center Ironwood Court Apts. Park West Gardens Apts. Park West Town Homes

AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement 785-840-9467 assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 888-248-7449 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE DW, W/D hookup, garage, from Home. *Medical $730. No pets. 785-841-5797 *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal 2BR — 2406 Alabama, in 4Justice. Job Placement as- plex. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, sistance. Computer availa- DW, W/D hookup. $550 per ble. Financial Aid if quali- mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 fied. Call 888-220-3977 2BR, nice garden level, 1028 Ohio, near downtown/KU.


Louisiana Place Apts

2340 Murphy Drive




Appls., private parking, low utils. 785-979-6830 Large 2BR open now, close to downtown Lawrence. $630/mo. Water & gas pd. 905 Avalon 785-841-1155

2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR, upper in 4-plex, 1745 Tennessee. $485/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. Avail. now. 785-218-3616

Come join our growing 3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 company. We set the bath, DW, microwave, W/D standard for excellence hookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. in our industry. Competi- $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797 tive Pay, Benefits, and of- 3BR - 1010 Alma, 2 story, 2 fer a drug-free workplace. bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, Apply at: 2 car garage, 1 pet ok. $825/mo. 785-841-5797 No phone calls please. 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No LIMO DRIVER Experienced Limo Driver pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 with management skills wanted. Send resume to: 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 LFCT, PO Box 1797, story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, Lawrence, KS 66044 W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet Attention Shannon ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797

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

Leasing for Summer & Fall

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339


Townhomes 1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units starting at $375 - $515/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) 1, 2, 3BRs NW - SW - SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. More info at 785-423-5828 2 & 3BR Townhomes, starting at $760/mo. Avail. Aug. Fireplace, Walk in closets, & private patios. 1 Pet OK. 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS)

Newer 1 & 2 BRs West Side location Starting at $475 (785) 841-4935

2 & 3BRs for $550 - $1,050. 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. Leasing late spring - Aug. 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360


Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

The ONLY Energy Star Rated, All Electric Apts. in Lawrence!

2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. Some with study. $550 $650/mo. Available June & August. Call 785-842-7644

LUXURIOUS TOWNHOMES * 2 BR, 1,300 sq. ft. * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. Kitchen Appls., W/D 2-Car Garage * Small Pets Accepted Showings By Appointment

www.mallardproperties Call 785-842-1524



• 2 & 3BRs, with 2 baths • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • New kitchen appliances • New ceramic tile • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722


• 2BR, 2. bath, Gas FP • Walkout bsmt., Balcony • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 or after 3PM 785-766-2722

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village Apartments & Townhomes

½ OFF Deposit Call for SPECIAL OFFERS Available Now

2, 3 & 4BRs up to 1,500 sq. ft.

from $540 - $920/month

OPEN HOUSE 11AM - 5PM Mon.- Fri.


Houses 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 3 Car with opener fenced yard 2526 Lazy Brook Rent $1,100 per month 785-842-3911 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

Excellent Location 6th & Frontier 785-842-1069

Spacious 1 & 2 BRs Featuring:

2BR bungalow on Mass. CA, porch, W/D in bsmt., garage, storage, fenced. July. 785-842-3458.

• Private balcony, patio, or sunroom • Walk in closets • All Appls./Washer/Dryer • Ceramic tile floors • Granite countertops • Single car garages • Elevators to all floors • 24 hour emergency maintenance Clubhouse, fitness center, and pool coming soon. Contact Tuckaway Mgmt. 785-841-3339


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

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes 2859 Four Wheel Drive

3BR near KU & LHS. 1 bath, 1 car, CA, 2121 Mitchell. Available Now. $730/mo. No pets. Call 785-832-9906 3BR to 6BR nice houses, most close to KU, free W/D use, woods floors. Start at $725/mo. Call 785-841-3633

FALL Leasing Now & 1 Unit is Avail. Now!

3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, lots of trees, 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW 2BR, 2 bath, all elect., W/D, area. $850/mo. 785-842-8428 lots of cabinet space, & cathedral ceiling with sky- 3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Marverick light . Water & trash paid. Lane. Very nice. Has 1 car Move In Special: $750/mo. garage. Available Now. Pets ok. 785-842-5227 $825/mo. Call 785-842-7644


3BR, 2 bath, laundry rm., 2 car, privacy fenced back yard, Deerfield school. $1,600/mo. 785-423-4228

5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage.

Overland Pointe

3BR - Charming! 4 miles just S. of Lawrence/KU. 2 bath, lg. 2 car/storage. No pets. $1,200 + Refs. 785-842-3476

2BR, 2 bath, 1 car, FP, all appls. Spacious newer unit. No pets. $745/mo. Avail. Now. Call 785-766-9823

4BR, new, NW, executive 2 story home. 2,400 sq. ft., 4 bath, 2 car, finished bsmt. $1,900/mo. 785-423-5828

625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage.



5BR, 2 bath, close to KU, CA, DW, W/D, fenced back yard, pets ok. $1,200/mo. Avail. Aug. 785-766-7589


Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st 3 & 4 Bedroom single family homes at Lake Pointe Villas

1,900 sq. ft., 3.5 - 4 bath, 1 car garage. Close to Clinton Lake, K-10 & turnpike. Pets ok with pet deposit. Development has pool.



Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st 3 & 4 Bedroom single family homes on W. 22nd Ct., Lawrence



Air Conditioning

Greenway Apartments

Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes for Aug. $840 or $945/mo. W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok, FP, walk-in closets. 785-842-3280

Mobile Homes

930 E 27th Street, 785-843-1691 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/chaneyinc


AUCTION Fastest Way To Liquidate Your Assets Auto • Farm • Estate Construction • Business Also consider Buyouts Call Dan Hiatt 913-963-1729

Hiaat Auction Full service auctions since 1990

1516 Greenway, Eudora 785-542-2237

2BR town home, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced in back yard. $650/mo. 1334 Birch. Avail. now. 785-550-3247

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, Newer ranch in Shadow Ridge 3BR, 1989, 14 x 80, 1 bath. area. All appl., Lg. kitchen, $8,900. $225/mo. Gaslight nice lot. Avail June 1. No Village. 785-727-9764 pets, 995/mo. 785-766-9823


Automotive Services

K’s Tire

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

Only $300 Deposit & FREE Rent

W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!



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 kstire

Need a battery, tires, brakes, or alignment?

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics


Computer/Internet Computer too slow? Viruses/Malware? Need lessons? Questions? or 785-979-0838

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

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

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

TOKIC CONSTRUCTION Homes, Farms, Commercial Real Estate, Fine Furnishings, Guns, Business Inventories

Automotive Services

A New Transmission Is Not Always The Fix. It Could Be A Simple Repair. Now, Real Transmission Checkouts Are FREE! Call Today 785-843-7533 Automotive Sales

Matt Hecker - the man to see at Briggs Auto! FREE AUTO APPRAISAL Retail & Commercial Subaru Nissan Ram Jeep Chrysler Dodge New Nissan NV Commercial Van Over 600 Quality Pre-owned Vehicles 100% Customer Service is our focus! (785) 856-8889 Bryant Collision Repair Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM We specialize in Auto Body Repair, Paintless Dent Repair, Glass Repair, & Auto Accessories. 785-843-5803 bryant-collision-repair Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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


Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

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

Carpet Cleaning


Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured

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




Stacked Deck

For Promotions & More Info: • Decks • Gazebos • Framing • Siding • Fences http://lawrencemarketplace • Additions • Remodel .com/kansas_carpet_care • Weatherproofing & Staining Insured, 20 yrs. experience. 785-550-5592

Carpets & Rugs Electrical

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service Limited time offer...


100’s of carpet colors. Many IN STOCK for quick service and 0% financing

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems 602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522


125,000 Sq. Ft.

of Beautiful Flooring in your Lawrence Warehouse TODAY! Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838

Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN lynncommunications

Catering Oakley Creek Catering

- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque - Corporate Events, Private Parties, WeddingsOn-Site Cooking Available

Employment Services

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


http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons


Child Care Provided Licensed Day Care, 2 Openings - birth & up, 1st aid, CPR, SRS. 4 slots for 5 - 11 yr. olds. 785-764-6660

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

Hite Collision Repair

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


Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.


Office w/AC, well lite shop area, separate bathrooms, 10ft. OHD, asphalt parking, large pkg. or storage in rear, 3,200 sq. ft., flexible terms, owner. 785-887-1026


lot. Fireplace, screened-in patio, shed, garden spot. Stove, DW, W/D stay. New exterior paint Summer of 2010. 2244 Melholland Rd. (N. side of Clinton Pkwy., just off Lawrence Ave.) $131,500. Call 785-764-4289

for lease: 800 Comet Lane approximately 8,000 sq.ft. Manufactured building perfect for service or contracting busi- Homes ness. Has large overhead doors and plenty of work Big 4BR doublewide. YOUR LAND AND $250 deposit is and storage room. what you need. Delivered Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 to your land. Trades considered. It’s easy. Call 800-375-3115

Mobile Homes Retail & Commercial Space 2859 Four Wheel Drive

OWNER WILL FINANCE 2BR, 2 bath, FPL, wetbar, CH/CA, garden tub, Move in ready 816-830-2152


• Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., 3BR, 1 bath, 1632 W. 20th Terr. Refinished hard wood private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. • Climate controlled garage floors, New: kitchen counters, cabinets, floor; bath — 503 sq. ft., shared bath rm. fixtures, roof, paint in/ 785-842-5227 for more info out. $119,500. 785-832-9906

Events/ Entertainment


Eagles Lodge

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

Steve’s Place

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

Lawrence’s Newest Sign Shop

• Full Color Printing • Banners & Decals • Vehicle Graphics • Yard Signs • Magnets • Stationary & Much More!! 785-856-7444 1717 W. 6th

Guttering Services



Place your ad


Interior Decorating


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

Time For Change

Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244 House Cleaner Adding new customers. Years of experience, references available, Insured. 785-748-9815 (local) Pristine Cleaning Affordable, honest, reliable, cleaning services - home or office. Experienced. Quality work. Refs. 785-393-7007

Foundation Repair Mudjacking, waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & pressure Grouting, Level & Straighten Walls, & Bracing on Walls. B.B.B. FREE ESTIMATES Since 1962 WAGNER’S 785-749-1696

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

Apply at Or Call (785) 842-1515 BETTER WORK BETTER LIFE adecco

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

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• UPHOLSTERY • REFINISH • REPAIR • REGLUE • WINDOW FASHIONS Quality Since 1947 Murphy Furniture Service 785-841-6484 409 E. 7th murphyfurniture

Garage Doors

Home Improvements D& S Home Improvements 30 yrs. Experience Reasonable Senior. Discount Licensed Insured Quality 913-208-6478/913-207-2580

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of: Decks, Drywall, Siding, Gutters, Privacy Fencing, Doors, & Trim. Insured 20 yrs. experience

913-488-7320 • Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Call 785-842-5203 or visit us at /freestategaragedoors

General Services


Git-R-Done Repairs Home, Barns, Sheds, Roofing, Painting, Siding Call Jeff 785-393-5201 Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Plumbing, Windows, Doors Wood Rot Repair, & more. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881/913-583-1624 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 jtconstruction

No Job Too Big or Small



Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation lml


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

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Santa Fe Professional Mowers


Bus. 913-269-0284

Appliances Electric Dryer Whirlpool 220 volt Excellent condition, 75. 785-865-8059

Arts-Crafts Chain Mail Station: Storage and coiling. Asking $65. Call 785-766-3439

Antiques NEW HOURS Past & Present Treasures - Antiques Collectibles & Other Unique Items. Mon Thurs & Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5 Sun 11-3 New Items Daily 729 Main St in Eudora

Knitting Kit: Start christmas early! Mary Maxim Christmas stocking knitting kit - design & yarn included. New. $25 cash. Call 785-766-3439



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


Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff Quality Workmanship lawrenceroofing

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

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

785-766-7700 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/allcore

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

Complete Roofing

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

We’re There for You!



Garrison Roofing Specializing in: Residential & Commercial Tearoffs Asphalt & Fiberglass Shingling Cedar Shake Shingles

Call 785-841-0809 garrison_roofing


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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome


Plumbing mclaughlinroofing

Summer Mowing or 1 Time 15+ Years Experience & Dependable! Also do yard work & some hauling. Call Harold 785-979-5117

“When You’re Ready, We’re Reddi” •Sales •Service •Installations •Free Estimate on replacements all makes & models Commercial Residential Financing Available


24 emergency service Missouri (816) 421-0303 Kansas (913) 328-4437

Lawn, Garden & Nursery AAA Mowing Commercial /Residential Insured Senior Citizen Dis. 785-727-3941

Affordable Mowing

Lawn Care • Yards • Pastures • Fertilizing Program • Light Tree Trimming Call Terry 913-721-2316

Curb Appeal Lawn Care Experienced 1 man crew Caleb Shaffer 785-608-7553 Earthtones Landscape & Lawn Mowing, Spring clean up, Monthly bed maintenance, Renovation, Retaining walls 10% off 1st Mo. 785-856-5566 15 yrs exp, Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal All jobs considered. 15% Sr. Discount. 785-312-0813, 785-893-1509

Sewing Service & Repair Bob’s BERNINA

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 starvingartist

Sewing and Vacuum Center

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

M-F 9-6, Th 9-8, Sat 9-4 CLASSES FORMING NOW Servicing Most Model Sewing Machines, Sergers & Vacs www.lawrencemarketplace. com/bobsbernina .

Music Lessons

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

Painting Recycling Services A. B. Painting & Repair Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est. Al 785-331-6994

Inside - Out Painting Service

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

785-766-2785 Free Estimates Fully Insured inside-out-paint

Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks

Kate, 785-423-4464

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

http://lawrencemarketplace.c om/recyclecenter

Siding Services

Siding Installation New Construction, Repair, Replace, Painting Windows, Doors, Remodeling

FREE Estimates Licensed & Insured (785) 312-0581

Tree/Stump Removal Arborscapes Tree Service Tree trimming & removal Ks Arborists Assoc. Certified Licensed & Insured. 785-760-3684

Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, Shamrock Tree all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, Service 501 Maple, Lawrence. We Specialize in 785-841-4855 Fine Pruning If you value your tree for lonnies its natural shape and would like to retain its health and beauty in the long term, call on us! Repairs and


Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050

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

ROOF REPAIRS KW Service 785-691-5949


Piano-Voice-Keyboard Lessons in your home. 16 yrs. exper. Day/eve hrs. avail. Call Gwen at 785-393-4845

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

Leaks, Flashing, Masonry. Residential, Commercial References, Insured.

Haul Free: Salvageable items. Charge; other moving, hauling, landscaping, home repair, clean inside & out. 785-841-6254. http://www.a2zenterprises. info/

Green Grass Lawn Care


Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs. scotttemperature

For Sale or Lease, Owner Financing

SPRING YARD CLEANUP m/rivercityhvac


Antique Furniture: 1800’s farm house cabinet, $350. Several enamel top dining sets from $90-$250. 785-424-3535

Abe & Jakes Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949


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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

Antique solid maple knee-hole dresser with 5 drawers and big mirror. 29” high, 46” wide, 18” front to back. Mirror can be removed to make a desk. Great condition. $100. 785-842-6456

Since 1982

mow, mulch, rake, tree/shrub trimming Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

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

Commercial Real Estate

“Call for a Free Home Demo”

Signal Ridge Mowing Quality Lawn Mowing $25 per lawn. 785-248-9572

Heating & Cooling



• Mowing • Spring/Fall Clean-up • Irrigation • Chemical Applications FREE ESTIMATES 785-865-2724

Lawn Mow $ 75. per month Aeration $ 35., Fertilize $ 35. Mulch, Bush Trim & more.

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Concrete, Block & Limestone Wall Repair, Waterproofing Drainage Solutions Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7 Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

Home Staging Home Interior Design Business & Residential Cleaning (785) 979-1135


30 Acres, near Big Springs on 40 Hwy, 9 mi. W. of Lawrence. Pasture, ponds. $1,900/acre . 785-845-6238

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence


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

MLS - Mowing w/Out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup Mulch-Stone/Tree Removal 785-766-2821 Free estimates


ANY TIME OF DAY OR NIGHT Foundation Repair

MB Mowing

Call for Quality Lawn care 785-893-4128

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

Christensen Floor Care LLC. Wood, Tile, Carpet, Concrete, 30 yrs. exp. 785-842-8315 christensenfloorcare

Linoleum, Carpet, Ceramic, Hardwood, Laminate, Porcelain Tile. Estimates Available 1 mile North of I-70. m/martin_floor_covering

Love’s Lawncare Free Estimates and Quality Service Senior Discounts call Danny 785-220-3925


Flooring Installation

Martin Floor Covering

10-40 Acres, K-4 Hwy near Nortonville. Repo. Assume owner financing. No down payment. From $257 per month. Call 785-554-9663


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

THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011 7B Antiques

11 & 14 Acre bldg. sites, Lake Perry. Utils., old barn, wooded, deer &wildlife. No down payment. Repo, assume owner financing from $343/mo. 785-554-9663

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 Licensed & Insured


Call 785-766-8211

Home Improvements

Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home repairs: Int. & Ext., Doors, Handrails, Windows, Stairs, Siding, Wood Rot, Power wash, stone, concrete. 785-766-5285

Bankruptcy, Tax Negotiation, Foreclosure Defense - Call for Free consultation. Cloon Legal Services 888-845-3511 “We are a federally designated debt relief agency.”

10 Acres SE of Baldwin. Lots of trees, tall grass, small stream, & lots of wildlife. Electric & water included. $85,000. Call 785-979-7812


site near Wakarusa River, W. of Clinton Resevoir. Repo, Assume Owner financing w/ no down payment from $257/mo. Call 785-554-9663

BANK ORDERED SALE! Table Rock Lake. Missouri Lake Lot w/Deeded Slip $27,900 Call 1-800-525-3140 now!

(785) 550-1565

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Recycle Your Furniture

Family Owned & Operated

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

W/D hookups, Pets OK

Retail & Lawrence Acreage-Lots Commercial Space 3BR, 2 bath ranch on corner 3 Acre wooded bldg.

Quality work at a fair price!

C & G Auto Sales

Rentals Available! Quality Pre-owned Cars & Trucks Buy Sell Trade Financing Available 308 E. 23rd St. Lawrence

Spacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs

913-417-7200, 785-841-4935 3BRs avail. now for females in 4BR townhome. No pets/ 2,200 - 2,600 sq. ft. Some smoking. $350/BR per mo. are brand new houses. 2.5 Share utils. 785-727-0025 Office Space baths, 2 & 3 car garages. Close to Clinton Lake, 1311 Wakarusa - office K-10, & turnpike. Pets ok space available. 200 sq. ft. with pet deposit. Devel- Eudora - 6,000 sq. ft. For details opment has pool. call 785-842-7644 Studios - 3 BRs

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3BR, Right next to KU, 1322 Valley Ln. 2BRs - $400/BR, 1BR - $375. W/D, LR, FP, deck, porch, 913-269-4265


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Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

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8B THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011 Baby & Children's Sports-Fitness Items Equipment Baby Spin and Play. Used only three times. In excellent condition. Asking $35. Call 785-542-2492

Softball Gear. Demarini bag. Paid $56 new. 2 Rawlings helmets with face guards Paid $53 for one. Asking only $65 for all! Call Boppy Prop’n Play. Boppy 913-631-9652 pillow plus a play gym! Gym is easily removed to use only the pillow. Original packaging. Excellent condition. $20. Call 785-550-9730. Extra Graco Base $8. Bright Starts Bouncy Seat, Blue Ocean Theme, $5. Graco Winnie the Pooh Themed Pack-n-Play (Green background, changing table & mobile, carry bag) $40. Johnny Jump Up, Like New, $5. Nursing Pillow, Barely Used, $4. Great Condition. Call Jackie 785-979-4989 Graco Deluxe Playard: Like new playard w/bassinette, changing table, mobile, carry bag, diaper storage. Winnie the Pooh design. VERY CLEAN! $55. Call 785-550-9730. Leap Frog Phonics Railroad. Perfect 1st train, figure 8, stops at RR crossings, teaches letter sounds. All pieces included & in excellent condition! $20. 785-550-9730 Medela Pump-In-Style Breastpump & Accessories Great Condition, $50. Baby Evenflow Mega Exersaucer, great condition, $15. Graco 2009 Snug-ride Girls Infant Car Seat and Base, Pink & Brown Flower, only used a few months, Like New condition. $30. Call Jackie 785-979-4989 Park & Play Service Garage: 3 levels, 4 ramps, elevator, car wash, car lift, 2 gas pumps, 2 attendants. Works w/hotwheels. 31”W x 28”D x 20”H. Mint condition. $40. 785-550-9730

Lawrence 4th Annual Yard Sale at Lawrence Heights Christian Church 2321 Peterson Road Saturday Only 8AM-3PM ???

All proceeds will go to the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s Annual Fund raiser “Run for the Son” This is a Huge Sale! with everything from Household items, Furniture, National Geography from the 1960’s, TV sets, Shop Vacs, lawn mower, washing machine, 12’ fishing boat. Too many items to list. Come see for yourself. There will also be Grilled Hamburgers and Hot dogs.

Remodeling Sale

Sat., April 9 Space Saver High Chair 8AM - 5PM and Booster. Straps se903 Riverside Court curely to your dining chair. Restraint straps, adjustaLawrence, KS 66044 ble height & tray. Very White Amana, flt top, clean. $12. 785-550-9730 stove with convention Tonka Mighty Dump Truck. oven. Standing KitchOversized truck; 18 X enaid mixer, queen size 11-1/4 inches; 6-1/2 inch ti- bedding set, 13” color TV, res. Made w/steel & rug- TV wall mount, women’s ged plastic. Looks new, clothing (sizes 14 - 16), never taken outside. $12. plus many misc. items. 785-550-9730 Everything clean and working.


Ladies’ shoes: Navy flats size 11. New- Dr. Scholl’s. $10. Red flats size 11 New. Dr. Scholl’s $10. Brown-ish Bass slide/slipon shoes Size 10 New, $10. 2pr white canvas shoes w/Jayhawk on top of foot. Size 10 $5. ea. All in ex. cond. 785-842-6456

Computer-Camera Computer - “FREE” Older Apple computer with monitor, cables and printer for “FREE” - As Is - may be great for parts - call 913-602-3127 Hewlett Packard 722 Printer Gateway keyboard & monitor. More info call: 785-841-9465

Furniture Bookcase: wooden bookcase, 72” x 28”. Middle shelf is fixed, others are adjustable. $25 each. Call 785-766-3439 Chair: Rocker: swivel, recliner, soft blue material, $20. 785-331-5072. Computer/Sewing Table: homemade, very sturdy, birch and steel, upper shelf plexiglass so light can shine through. See picture on line. $30. 785-842-7491. Hide-a-bed: Nice, no tears, $45. Call after 4PM: 785856-0175 or 785-832-1049.

Mattress Sets: Factory rejects, new in plastic. Save up to 70%. All sizes. 785-766-6431

Clothing Give Away Sat., April 9th from 8AM - 12 Noon, at the Southside Church of Christ 25th & Missouri.

GARAGE SALE Friday & Sat. Ap. 8-9 8-? 1613 Powers (off 15-17th & Harper) New items put out second day. antique dishes, dolls and high chair, Hallmark Barbies, new in boxes, Hallmark Football car and truck series ornaments, nice sewing machine cabinet with drawers, tools, loveseat couch with hide abed, brand new alcohol carburetor, and racing helmet, Nora Roberts books, jewelry, and some 1X & 2X clothes.

Lawrence Multifamily Yard Sale. Fri & Sat April 8 & 9, 8am-4pm. 849 N. 100 Rd. Baldwin City. From US 59 & 56 intersections, head west on US 56 and drive 3.4 miles, turn left/south at church on CR-1039/900 Road, drive 2 miles south (portions gravel) and turn right on N. 100 Rd, drive half mi, house on left, has red roof & long driveway. 913-683-0827. (26) Barbies, Barbie clothes & accessories, kids clothes 18 mo-3T, toys galore, crib, Evenflo Triumph Advance car seat like new, booster seats, Kushie cotton-flannel classic & ultra diapers and waterproof wraps, high chair, coffee, end & sofa tables, kitchen table & chairs, metal corner shelf, nice cherry corner office desk, comforter, linens, Q/K sheets, sheer scarf curtains, men & women’s clothes, Levis, shoes, material, books, 35mm camera lenses Minolta 50mm, 80-100mm & flash, DVD & VHS players, pottery, original SW painting, exercise bike, dog food stands & bowls, BBX composite and Mizuno bamboo baseball bats, vintage American Indian dolls with Googlie eyes, Skookum papoose, rubber crying doll. Lots of misc items.

BIG Garage Sale! Moving Sale!

2900 Topeka Lane Lawrence, KS 66047

Cookware: Pressure cooker - asking $15 cash. Please call 785-766-3439 Demitasse cups/saucers. Set of 6, multicolored, gold trim. See picture online. $10. 785-842-7491..


Car Tire. P225/55R16, 94T, 45% tread remaining. Asking $10.00. Please call 785-331-6190

Music-Stereo (2) Spinet Pianos w/bench. Lester $625, Lowery $425. & (1) Gulbransen console S425. Price includes delivery & tuning. 785-832-9906 ARE YOU READY TO CLEAN? During our Spring Cleaning Sale, help us clean house by taking home a high-quality piano! Now thru 16th ALL PIANOS ON SALE! Mid-America Piano 1-800-950-3774

Office Equipment Filing Cabinet. Hon 5 drawer filing cabinet, putty color, excellent condition, $40, 785-842-7491

Chevrolet 2009 Malibu LT FWD 4cyl., Steeringwheel control, ABS, traction control, cruise control, made right here in Kansas City!!! SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ECONOMY!! STK#18394 ONLY $16250. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Furniture, Books, Toys, Tools, Lawn Equipment, Camping Gear, Kitchenware, Ping Pong Table, Bikes. Everything For Sale! MUST SEE MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE. Sat, April 9, 7:30am-1:00pm, 2836 Maine Ct (between Alabama and Missouri ON 29th St) Gas grill, rear tine tiller (needs work), Foosball table, lamps, end tables, hunting clothes and equipment, sporting equipment, ice skates, dart boards, camping equipment, camera, video camera, large KU tailgate banner, bikes, Yanmar tractor sign, bedding, kitchen items, household items, framed pictures, seasonal items, lawn items, books, clothes, jewelry, old records, new Kohler plumbing p traps, little bit of just about anything. You want it, we probably have it. Come and check it out!

CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM certified, XM radio and affordable only $16,995.00 STK#18910 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chrysler 2009 Sebring FWD, 4cyl., 30MPG, cruise control, power equipment. GREAT for Commuting. 44K MILES, STK#17180, ONLY $12,995 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 DON’T SEE WHAT YOU WANT? GIVE US A CALL WE CAN HELP YOU FIND IT! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE, JUST ASK FOR DOUG 785-843-5200

Livestock Full Blood Boar goats, bucks, does, dolets, 2mo. -2yrs. 620-331-2012 Good selection Rocky Mountain Braunvieh Bull Sale April 21, 2011 i in Yoder, Colorado. Selling 45 Braunvieh bulls and commercial females. For catalog call 785-554-8596 or email

RV's 1993 Catalina Coachman RV



1-888-239-5723 All American Auto Mart 1200 E Sante Fe Olathe, KS

Fri. & Sat. April 8 & 9 7AM-7PM.

Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200

Friday 4pm-7pm and Sat 8am-noon

CADILLAC 2006 DTS Luxury II, 49K miles, Leather heated/cooled seats, Remote start, On Star, All power equip, and much more. Only $16,744.00 STK#614861. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

We’re clearing out and taking back the house!

605 Eagle Pass Drive (go up the hill at the first round about north of Peterson & Kasold).

Nice solid wood armoire Retro metal kitchen table Children’s Clothing and Shoes Girls 4T-6X Boys 12-24 months Baby blankets in great condition Two high chairs Two car seats (rear and front facing options) MANY toys!! Cabbage patch doll, dora doll with bed, princess dress up clothes, miniature doll houses, nice stuffed animals, games, books and much more. Womens plus size clothing Our 7 year old will also have a great lemonade stand up and running.

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 with AMG Appearance package. Red w/Tan interior, Real Wood Trim, Low Profile Tires on Chrome Rims, Sunroof loaded. $4,888. Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Ford 2011 Fiesta S. 4-door sedan, 9000 mi, blue, 5-speed manual, $12,000, call 913-727-2674.

2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Black on Black 5 Speed, V8, Mechanics Special only $4,888. Needs Engine Work. But Runs & Drives now. Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Chevrolet 2010 Impala LT FWD, Alloy wheesl, remote start, GM Certified, 34K miles, Power equipment, SAVE THOUSANDS over new! ONLY $14,749. STK#18220. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Cadillac 1991 Sedan Deville. in good shape. maroon color, ragtop in good shape, $3,000. 913-724-1770

Audi 2004 Allroad AWD 2.7 Quatro wagon. Get the luxury of a sedan and the rougedness of an SUV! This vehicle is unbelieveable, leather, sunroof, Bose sound, 63K Miles and much more. Only $14,890. STK#339561 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Mercury 1992 Marquis, 1800 or offer. new battery, new tire, new alternator. clean, 785-691-5326 after 12 noon.

MINI 2007 COOPER FWD 68K Miles, Ultra sunroof, Heated seats, Alloy wheels, PWR Equip and more. Come live a little! Only $14,487.00 STK#319811. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2011 HHR LT FWD 4cyl, ONLY 8669 miles. WHY PAY FOR NEW When you can get this GM CErtified and save money!!! STK#17583 ONLY $17,995 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2009 Traverse LT AWD Only 35K Miles, GM Certified, On Star, alloy wheels, 8 Passenger Seating, 22 MPG and lots of room! STK#359631 ONLY $26,412. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Sport Utility-4x4 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS

AWD, Blue, 88k, Auto, Leather, Roof, Extra Clean Only $13,888 Call 888-239-5723

Chevrolet 2010 Silverado 4WD LT 1500 CREW CAB, ONLY 21K MILES, 5.3Liter V8, ABS, Remote start, alloy wheels, running boards, On Star, GM CERTIFIED, STK#548191 ONLY $28,726. . Dale Willey 785-843-5200 HONDA 2007 PILOT EXL FWD V6, Leather, Sunroof, ABS, Alloy wheels, CD Changer, Keyless remote, 67K miles, Only $20,995.00 STK#18084 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2006 Hummer H3 4x4 3.5L Auto, Nerf Bars, Premium Wheels, Leather Black on Black Only $21,988 Call 888-239-5723

JEEP 2008 Commander Limited 4WD Hemi V8, 33K Miles, Row seating, alloy wheels, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, Boston Premium Sound, STK#12581, $26,989. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR 15k, All Wheel Drive, loaded. This Car is like Brand New! Call 888-239-5723 Today. CHEVY 2007 HHR LT FWD 4CYL 5SP, Great gas mileage @ 30 MPG, One owner, PWR Equip, Cruise Control, AM/FM/XM/CD Radio, Leatherl Only $12,450.00 STK#566532 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

BMW 2001 325i auto, premium pkg, 1 owner, leather, 4dr, silver, like new 110k miles, $9900 View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 BMW 1992 525I, station wagon, green with gold leather interior. Premium package, Bose stereo, sun roof, accident free. Asking $3,000. By private owner call and ask for Kyle at: 785-312-0300

CHEVY 2007 AVALANCHE LTZ 4WD Leather Heated Memory Seats, Sunroof, 20” Alloy Wheels, Tow pkg, Running Boards, BOSE Premium Sound, Navigation, On Star, DVD, and More. Only $29,777.00 STK#15298 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

CHEVY 2006 SILVERADO LT1 Crew Cab 2 WD, 50K miles, Alloy Wheels, Tow pkg, Power equip, GM Certified, Only $17,845.00 STK#10362 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 2009 Accord EXL FWD 4cyl., 44K miles, alloy wheels, sunroof, leather heated seats, CD changer, premium sound, side air bags, 30 MPG, A GREAT COMMUTER CAR with plenty of dependability. STK#14388 ONLY $18,815. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pontiac 2009 G6 GXP FWD THIS IS A RARE CAR! Not your everyday G6, ON STAR, Premium alloy wheeels, steering wheel controls, sunroof, unique pkg. ONLY $15,995. STK#18542A Dale Willey 785-843-5200


JEEP 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD, 26K miles, Warrenty, Alloy wheels, One owner, Power seat, XM/CD/MP3 Stereo, only $21,995.00 STK#10746. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

GMC 2008 ENVOY SLT 4WD 4.2 6CYL, 46K Miles, Sunroof, Heated Leather Seats, Running Boards, Tow pkg, Alloy Wheels, Steering Wheel Controls, On Star, GM Certified. $20,841.00. STK#11159 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Honda 2001 CRV SE. Recent trade, two owner NO accident clean history all wheel drive CRV. Alloy wheels and nice hard cover on spare. Shows great care even though higher miles. 4 cyl. for up to 23 MPG hiway. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Saturn 2009 Aura XE FWD 3.5 V6 Leather heated Honda 2007 Element SC. seats, alloy wheels, On Black, auto, low miles, side Star, keyless remote and airbags. much more! ONLY Johnny I’s Cars $13,994. 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Nissan 2004 Murano SL, in Scion 2010 TC with under popular Pearl White with 1000 miles! Super clean tan heated leather. ONE one owner, automatic. owner, NO accident clean Why buy new? Awesome car. BOSE, moonroof, and alloy wheels, 160W Pioneer much more. All wheel audio, Dual moon roof. See Drive, and well cared for website for more info and 118K miles. See website for photos. photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 785-856-6100 24/7 Scion 2006 XA Auto Pearl Blue Package III, Local car 2008 Saturn Vue Nice! XR package with heated - great mpg. leather seats. Premium Johnny I’s Cars Carbon Flash (Black) paint 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 color. Sharp looking cle! $16000 - 46K Miles Call 785-840-6209

2004 Jeep Wrangler X 4x4 4.0L 5sp, Soft Top, 70k, AC, Nice Nice Jeep Call 888-239-5723

Toyota 1999 4Runner Limited. Leather interior, a few minor exterior dings, 121,300 miles. Starter replaced recently. Very reliable vehicle. $8,000 Or best offer. Call 785-218-2456 for more info.

Toyota 1999 4Runner Ltd leather, moonroof, 4WD 184k, $8900. View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049


Honda 2000 Accord LX Pontiac 2001 Grand Prix GT, 4cyl. 4dr. 115k, 2 in sheer silver. Clean Auown,silver, tinted $7500. toCheck history, BOSE auView pics at dio, moonroof, heated driver seat, and heads up 785.856.0280 display. Nice clean car and 845 Iowa St. a great price- $5,200. See Lawrence, KS 66049 website for pics. Rueschhoff Automobiles Subaru 2006 Forester. AWD, Honda 2004 Civic EX How side airbags, 67K, auto 2441 W. 6th St. about up to 29MPG hiway? Twilight 785-856-6100 24/7 Very nice, automatic, SPECIAL PURCHASE OF transmission, Cheverolet 2003 SILPearl Grey. VERADO 2500HD Crew Saturn 2002 SL2, very relia- moonroof, newer tires, al- 2010 Pontiac Vibe’s, 3 TO J o h n n y I ’ s C a r s Cab, 4WD LS, Hard to ble, 101K miles, green, 5 loy wheels, PW, PL, CD, CHOOSE FROM, Hurry for 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 best selection find, Hurry before its speed stick shift. Clean in- cruise. Nice clean car in the preiced from $13,444! gone!! Only $15,995.00 side & out, no accidents. champagne tan. Rueschhoff Automobiles Great Financing Options STK#372151 $2,700. Call 785-843-4023 Subaru 2007 Tribeca are available! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 (correct phone # now) ited seacrest, sunroof, 2441 W. 6th St. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 leather, 1 owenr. 785-856-6100 24/7 Johnny I’s Cars 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 Subaru 2006 Legacy back Wagon, 1 owner, 57K AWD. SPECIAL PURCHASE!!! Toyota 2004 Rav4, FWD, Johnny I’s Cars 15 2010 CHEVY MALIBU’S auto, 4cyl., 1 owner, Dirt 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 TO CHOOSE FROM, BUILT road metallic. RIGHT HERE IN KANSAS Johnny I’s Cars CITY!! RATES AS LOW AS 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 The Selection 1.9% WITH GM Premium selected CATION! HURRY IN FOR automobiles BEST SELECTION, PRICES Toyota 2007 Rav 4 Sport Specializing in Imports START AT $15,444.00 4x4, leather, sunroof, 1 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 owner, Pacific Blue. 785-856-0280 Johnny I’s Cars “We can locate any 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 vehicle you are looking for.” Chevrolet 2010 HHR LS “WE BUY CARS” w w w HONDA 2008 FIT 4CYL, 35K Miles, 4cyl., FWD, auWE WILL GIVE YOU THE FWD, Manual, One Toyota 2009 Prius, Local tomatic, ABS, CD, Cruise MOST MONEY FOR YOUR WHAT IS GM CERTIFIED? owner, Alloy wheels, car, 50MPG, side air bags, control, power winLATE MODEL CAR, 100,000 MILE/5YEAR LIMKeyless remote and Sage Metallic. dows,& locks, ONLY TRUCK, VAN OR SPORT ITED POWER TRAIN Cruise control. What a Johnny I’s Cars $13,995.00 STK#19566B. UTILITY VEHICLE. IF YOU WARRANTY, great commuter car at 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 WANT TO SELL IT, WE 117 Point Inspection, 12 34 MPG! $13,995.00. WANT TO BUY IT. CONMONTH/12,000 Mile STK#13136A1 TACT ALLEN OR JEFF AT bumper to Bumper warDale Willey 785-843-5200 785-843-5200 ranty, 24 Hour GM Roadside Assistance and courtesy transportation Honda 2010 Insight EX Hyduring term or power brid Auto factory warranty train warranty. Johnny I’s Cars DALE WILLEY PROUDLY 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 CERTIFIES GM VEHICLES. Hyundai 2002 Accent, Fair condition, runs, 2DR, $1,500 or best offer. 785-749-0890 Johnny I’s Auto Sales 814 Iowa 785-841-3344

Toyota 2004 Celica GT 4cyl. Moon auto 1own 139k $7800 View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2006 Ford F350 Crewcab Dually 4x4 Lariat This Truck is loaded with every option including Powerstroke Turbo Diesel. All This For Only $24,988 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Jeep 2008 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, Navigation, heated seats, both tops, 1 local trade-in. Johnny I’s Cars 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 FORD 2006 F250 FX4 XLT 4WD Crew Cab, 55K miles, Bed Liner, Tow pkg, Alloy wheels, One owner local trade, very nice! Only $19,912.00 STK#589273. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Nissan 2008 Altima SE FWD 3.5 V6 26K Miles,, sunroof, poer seat, ABS, Alloy wheels, spoiler, very nice car with great handling! ONLY $20,444. STK#316901 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Nissan 2001 Sentra 4cyl auto, gas saver , 97k, rough paint, dependable $4950. View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Honda 2002 Accord LX 6cyl auto 4dr only 98k miles $8900. View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

SPECIAL PURCHASE ‘09 & ‘10 G6’S 6 to choose from starting at $13,225. Rates as Low as 1.9% on GM Cerified cars! 29 MPG! Hurry for the Best Selection!!! Dale Willey 785-843-5200


2003 BMW 330CIC Convertible Auto, Leather, Heated Seats 89k. Awesome Car For Only $13,488 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from bumper to Bumper. 0% Financing available on all service contracts. No credit checks. 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 Ceritifes their cars. COME SEE THE DIFFERENCE! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN

Volvo 2004 S60 2.5T AWD, black, sunroof, leather 112k $9900 View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049


Audi 2003 A6 3.0L AWD, sport, auto, leather, moonroof, 73k miles, $11,900 View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049


726 Hickory

Canner: water-bath canner plus 2 dz. quart jars. $27.00 cash. Call 785-842-1247

Kia 2010 Soul FWD, Automatic, Alloy wheels, CD/XM/FM Stereo, Power equipment, 26K Miles, LIKE NEW, ONLY $16,995.00 STK#13783 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Saturday, April 9 8 am until 4 pm

Saturday, April 9 7:30 to noon 3908 Stetson Drive Lawrence, KS

This is a big one!

Audi 2004 A4 3.0 AWD auto leather 2 owner, 88k, sport pkg. $11900 View pics at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Mazda 2001 Protege, 121K, power everything, sunroof, new tires black exterior, $3,650 or best offer. 785-764-8828

Garage Sale

Fishing Rods - Five (5) fishLawrence KS ing rods for sale. Various sizes. $8 each. Please call 785-841-2228 Lots of air tools, fishing equipment, small furniture, microwave, 2010 Lawn, Garden & popup camper - set up 1 Nursery time, self contained, round table & 4 chairs, Plants: Echinacea, purple collectible cars, lots of cone flowers - 25 healthy miscellaneous. potted plants. Multiple plants per pot. $2 each. Call 785-841-5577


4 Door Teal Metalic w/Tan Leather. Lots of Car For Only $2,988 Call 888-239-5723 Today. Chevrolet 2008 Impala FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, Rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM Certified, XM Radio, and affordable only $16,995. STK#18910. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Cars-Imports Toyota 2003 Camry XLE. 4cyl leather, moon, 150kmiles excellent $8900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

1997 Cadillac Seville STS

Furniture and Household

Table for Sale. 48” round table with 18” leaf, Cherry veneer, 4 chairs $125. 785-615-1391 Furniture, household, patio items. Dressers, computer office furniture, taHousehold Misc. bles and chairs


Friday, April 8

On Ford Chassis 48k Nice Microwave, golf clubs Coach Sleeps 6, Dual AC, golf bag, toaster oven, 7500 Watt Generator. computer bag, artificial Don’t Miss This For trees, storage containers, $13,988 American Girl items, floor Call 888-239-5723 Today. lamp, CD rack, iron, video chair, Kitchen items, 13 piece knive set, crock pot, Fleetwood 1998 Tioga Class mixer, small furniture, of- C motorhome, 30 ft., sleeps fice supplies, Fisher Price 7, 1 slide, new tires, 34,000 toys, cooler, lawn chairs, miles, loaded, excellent, no pets. black cap & gown set for non-smoker, 5’-5’2”, Easter decor, and $22,900. 785-532-8978 Can be seen at Clinton Storage. more. Solid Oak computer desks - will stain to your preference $200.00 (785) 594-3069


2548 JASU DRIVE Lawrence

GARAGE SALE Friday 8AM-2PM & Saturday 7AM-12 Noon


Motorcycle-ATV Protect Your Vehicle with an Extended Service Contract from Dale Willey Automotive. Call Allen or Tony at 785-843-5200

1951 Chevrolet Hi-Boy 4x4 Well built 454CI bored to 468CI. Fun Driver with all the looks. $12,488 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

1999 Ford F350 Supercab Dually

White w/Tan Interior Lariat Package, Nice Truck. Needs minor mechanical repair. Lots of Truck for $5,888. Runs & Drives. Great Farm or Work Truck. Call 888-239-5723 Today.

1995 Ford F150 XL

Regular Cab 4x4 300 6cyl, 5 Speed, Runs Great, Can’t Pass This One For Only $2,988 Call 888-239-5723 Today. Ford 2004 F150 XLT Heritage. Four door Ext. Cab, white two tone, very clean! Alloy wheels, bed liner, and tow hitch. Very good tires! 4.2L V6 for better gas mileage. 90K miles. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Ford 2002 Ranger SuperCab XLT 4X4 Offroad. Nice navy blue truck and very clean. Mach MP3 stereo, nice alloy wheels, a very nice truck with lots of options! 102K miles, $9,450. See website for many photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2005 GMC Crewcab SLE 3500 1 Ton Dually Cab and Chassis Leather, 59k Loaded Extra Clean Tons of Truck For Only $19,888 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

GMC 2007 SIERRA Reg Cab Work Truck, 5.3 V8, One owner local trade, Tow pkg, 37K miles, ready for any job! Only $15,844.00. STK#333062 Dale Willey 785-843-5200


44 Feature 45 Prison unit

Imitation is flattering, but exposes insecurity Annie’s Mailbox

Marcy Sugar and Kathy Mitchell

Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Burning Up in Vermont” and laughed out loud when you said, “And now he can take the bus.” Vermont is a very rural state. The likelihood of bus service where this person lives is remote to none. You should have suggested he carpool with someone he works with, although that might be equally difficult. — B.B.

huff. I haven’t seen her since, Dear B.B.: We admit we although she lives down the are not familiar with rural block. Should I have answered Vermont, and it’s possible her? I think I need to end the friendship, but how? — Feeling Uneasy

Viewers still buzzing about last Thursday’s “Taxidermy USA” on Discovery can rejoice. History ups the stuffing-deadthings ante with “Mounted in Alaska” (9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., History). So, not content to allow a taxidermy gap arise between itself and the competition, History throws in an Alaskan location! Nicely done. I guess “Stuffed and Mounted on The Jersey Shore” just didn’t reach the right demog raphic. Can “The Real Housewives of Taxidermists” be far behind? ● Speaking of once-living creatures preserved by artificial means, “The Real Housewives of New York” (9 p.m., Bravo) returns for a fourth season. Women who never seem to think or read behave like they never left high school — or perhaps junior high school. This season welcomes a new character with the improbable name of Cindy Barshop, owner of a business called Completely Bare Spas. ● Viewers interested in women who actually have to work for a living might enjoy the new season opener of “Police Women of Broward County” (8 p.m., TLC) followed by its spin-off show “Unleashed: K-9 Broward County” (9 p.m.), a “Cops”inspired reality drama following police assisted by (wo)man’s best friend while in pursuit of drug dealers, violent perps and (no joke) cat burglars. ● Just when you thought “reality” couldn’t sink to sadder depths, “Gigolos” (10 p.m., Showtime) lowers the bar. The halfhour series follows the professional activities of five male escorts in Las Vegas — where else? It also interviews their “clients” who appear to have forgotten that the “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” guarantee tends to be voided when it happens with cameras rolling. For all of their weightlifting and odd camaraderie, the five dim himbos seem decidedly depressed about their line of work. “Gigolos” leaves little to the imagination and left this viewer convinced that Showtime was out to further blur the line between “adult” premium cable and plain old pornography.

Tonight’s other highlights ● A contestant goes home on “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox). ● An investigation of a wildcat mauling leads to an encounter with Lady Heather on “CSI” (8 p.m., CBS). ● Todd comes in from the cold on “The Office” (8 p.m., NBC). ● Amputated feet wash ashore on “Bones” (8 p.m., Fox). ● The old Fox series “Terminator: The Sarah Connors Chronicles” (8 p.m. and 9 p.m., Syfy) begins its repeat run on cable. ● “Lisaraye: The Real McCoy” (8 p.m., TV One) returns for a second season. ● Expedition Week continues with “Into Iceland’s Volcano” (8 p.m., National Geographic) followed by “Man Vs. Volcano” (9 p.m.). ● A trip to the big city on “Parks and Recreation” (8:30 p.m., NBC). ● Online dating can be murder on “The Mentalist” (9 p.m., CBS). ● With Tracy gone, Angie asserts herself on “30 Rock” (9 p.m., NBC). ● “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” (9 p.m., MTV) returns.

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good of day can it be? Tonight: Keep on smiling. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★ Realize that you cannot do it all, nor would you want to. Just the same, take advantage of an opportunity to do just that. Tonight: Extra R and R. (Do vanish.) Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ You might be naturally more jovial than many of your contemporaries. Still, enough is enough in your book — especially when an associate or loved one you considered stable goes flaky. Tonight: Where your friends are. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★ You easily might be left holding the bag, as much tumbles to the wayside. How you handle a situation and decision you need to make might not be the norm. Tonight: Could be late, very late. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ Reach out for a friend or associate who often gives you excellent advice. You might not be ready for this person's opinions and feedback. Tonight: Put on a great piece of music. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Close relating occurs with so much ease that you might be fright-

ACROSS 1 Offered, as a farewell 5 Leaves out 10 “___ the Explorer” (kid’s show) 14 Genesis brother 15 Castro of Cuba 16 Film with many extras 17 The sun, to Jerry Lee Lewis? 19 Camper’s shelter 20 Buzzing with activity 21 Explorer maker 22 “No ifs, ___ or buts” 23 Metal-cutting machine ened! Do whatever you 25 ___ Central need to do to be harmo(French plateau) nious with this person. 27 Wet Tonight: It is nearly the thoroughly weekend. Add in more 29 Bold poker romance. bet 32 AfterSagittarius (Nov. 22shoveling Dec. 21) ★★★★★ You might like being in charge, 35 feeling Protruding but that looks like allowing tree knots some other person to do 39 “Without further what you normally handle. ___ ...” Tonight: Determine your 40 Actress weekend plans. ___ Dawn Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. Chong 41 Gung-ho 19) ★★★★ Deal with 42 Duff Beer someone as directly as possible. You might not be 43 vendor Sort of nest sure about what could egg emerge from this situation. 44 Feature Tonight: Get as much rest 45 Prison unit

as possible. You are going to need it come Saturday. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ You might not be work-oriented or in the mood to accomplish much. A good conversation here and there allows greater give-and-take within these relationships. Tonight: Start the weekend early. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ Hold another's place open until he or she can center and make a decision. Tonight: Go with the flow, but stay home.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Actor R.G. Armstrong is 94. Sitar player Ravi Shankar is 91. Actor James Garner is 83. Actor Wayne Rogers is 78. Media commentator Hodding Carter III is 76. Rhythm-and-blues singer Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) is 74. California Gov. Jerrry Brown is 73.

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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Thursday, April 7: This year, you rethink many of your decisions of the past. You also are more aware of your greater potential. In this type of process, it is often tempting to look backward, not forward. If you are single, others find you to be flirtatious and desirable. If you are attached, the two of you renew your caring and frequently go out as a couple. Gemini understands you well. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ One doesn't need to be up for long to note the tenor of your day. Confusion seems to reign as you symbolically play "who's on first." Tonight: Swap war stories with a friend. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ With chaos as a theme, especially when dealing with funds, you know what not to do. Tonight: A happy Bull is a frugal Bull! Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★ Yes, you might have stardust dropping on you, but look around. If everyone in your life is having issues, perhaps even just talking to you, how


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“Burning” lives in an area where there is no bus service. In which case, we hope carpooling is a feasible alternative.

Dear Uneasy: No one needs to answer such personal questions. Imitation is usually a sign of insecurity in one’s own taste. It often helps to offer to shop with the person and help them develop their own style. Lucy, however, seems to be looking for more than style. She wants a life upgrade, and she’s chosen yours. We suggest you put gradual limits on the amount of contact you have. Continue to be friendly, but find a way to be busier. When you go out, alter your schedule so you have less of a chance of running into her. And if she ever asks for help, urge her to seek professional counseling.

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Movie director Francis Ford Coppola is 72. TV personality David Frost is 72. Singer Patricia Bennett (The Chiffons) is 64. Singer John Oates is 62. Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is 62. Singer Janis Ian is 60. Actor Jackie Chan is 57. College and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer

46 Cook’s garment 48 Bingolike casino game 50 Testing, as one’s patience 54 Apt. managers 58 Asia’s largest desert 60 It’s not out of the ordinary 62 Picture on a ceiling 63 Chills and fever 64 Forge a path 66 Arctic seabird 67 Zola or Griffith 68 Resting on 69 Put in a mailbox 70 Hindu princess (Var.) 71 Arrange alphabetically, e.g. DOWN 1 Rum-laced cakes 2 Embarrass 3 Major airline 4 Shape of a planet’s orbit 5 “They’re ___!” (racetrack cry) 6 Rub the wrong way 7 “For crying out loud,” e.g. 8 ___ firma 9 Winter coasters 10 Close-ups show it

11 Hazard around an aerosol can 12 Cantaloupe cover 13 Makes a scene? 18 Cookie favorite 24 Flies off the handle 26 Back talk 28 “Sack” attachment 30 Worshipped carving 31 Year-end tune 32 Opera solo 33 Complain 34 Painful sensation in the chest 36 Yard of ___ (pub glass) 37 Aerosmith’s music 38 Mandolin relatives 41 Like Jim Carrey

comedies 45 Linking verbs 47 “Murder on the ___ Express” 49 Feeling no pain 51 “Act” or “lock” opener 52 ___ Jean (Marilyn, originally) 53 Sand unit 55 Muse often depicted with a lyre 56 Stubble remover 57 Caught some Z’s 58 Gangsters’ guns 59 Architectural molding 61 1/500 of the Indianapolis 500 65 Golfer Trevino



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Dear Annie: I’ve been close friends with “Lucy” since high school. In the past few years, I’ve noticed that she is imitating everything I do, and I mean everything. I recently dyed my hair red, and she did the same, even using the same stylist. She bought the same carpet, painted her house the same color as ours and last year acquired the same breed of dog. She buys her grandkids the same gifts we buy ours. I just purchased a jacket, and when Lucy saw it, she bought the same one and flipped out because she could not get it in the same color. I know imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but this is scary. It’s as if Lucy is trying to live my life. Last week, I bought a set of new sheets. Lucy stopped by as I was making the bed and asked her usual questions — where did I buy them, how much did they cost, etc. But then she asked what my husband was like in bed. She confided that her sex life is not so good and once thought her husband was having an affair. I was flabbergasted and finally said it was personal and nobody’s business, and I refuse to discuss my sex life with anyone. Lucy became agitated, said I should be willing to answer her question since we’re good friends and then left in a big

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Tony Dorsett is 57. Actor Russell Crowe is 47. Actor Bill Bellamy is 46. Rock musician Dave "Yorkie" Palmer (Space) is 46. Former football player-turnedanalyst Tiki Barber is 36. Actress Heather Burns is 36. Actor Kevin Alejandro ("Southland") is 35.


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OUR TOWN SPORTS Softball openings: The DC Attack fastpitch softball organization has one opening for its 12-and-under team, two openings for the 14-and-under squad and one opening for the 18-and-under team. Anybody interested in trying out should contact Steve Wiggins at 4230949 or Bruce Burton at (913) 915-6315. ●

Girls fast pitch: The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for the 2011 Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Softball Summer Leagues through Friday. 8U (coach pitch) teams and leagues will be formed by individual registrations from schools and grades. 8-U players must be 8 years old or younger on Jan. 1, 2011. Participation fee is $65. The 10-U, 12U, 14-U and 16-U Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Softball Summer Leagues are now taking team registration for the 2011 season, through Friday. Player’s eligibility is determined by age as of Jan. 1, 2011. Team registration is $900. For more information and registration forms, please contact Duane Peterson at 832-7940 or go to and/or Click on Youth Sports and then on Softball. ●

Softball tourney: The City of Lawrence Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with Lawrence Softball Umpire Association, will host the Lawrence Preseason Girls 12Under Class B-C Fast Pitch Invitational Tournament on April 30 and May 1 at Lawrence’s Youth Sports Complex. Entry deadline is April 15 or the first 12 teams to enter. For more info, contact Allen Winter at 841-3692 or visit


uthsports/softball/lawrenceinvitational11.pdf. ●

Wayne Simien Free Throw Challenge: Six age divisions (fourth and fifth grade; sixth, seventh and eighth grade; high school; 29 and under; 54 and under; and 55 and over) are eligible to compete for prizes in individual and team competitions Saturday and Sunday in a benefit free-throw contest. The first round is Saturday at five area gyms. The finals are 2-4 p.m. on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse. Trophies, medals and prizes will be awarded. Entry fee for individual competition: $10. Individual and team: $15. Registration at, or call 331-5024. ●

Special Olympics Kansas Crappie Tournament: A crappie tournament to benefit Special Olympics Kansas will be 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at Clinton Lake Boat Ramp No. 2. Tournament sign-in will be from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. The registration is $80 for a two-person team if you sign up before April 22. It will $100 per two-person team to sign up the morning of the tournament. Registration form, waiver, rules and a list of sponsors are available at o/Event/crappiefishingtournament. Boat number is determined by registration order. Teams will weigh 10 best crappie. Tournament will be held rain or shine. For more information contact Kim Brice at (785) 424-0830 or at ●

Softball opening: 10U DC Attack girls fastpitch team is looking for an experienced pitcher to join the team. The pitcher will get significant mound time through tourna-

ments and league play. Reasonable fees. Call Steve Patton 785865-4136 for more information. ●

LPRD baseball, softball: Registration deadline for the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Youth baseball/softball program (grades K-6) is Friday. Registration forms are available at the Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th Street, as well as online at For information, contact Lee Ice at 832-7940. ●

Arthritis WALK: The North East Chapter of the Kansas Arthritis Foundation will hold the sixth annual WALK for Arthritis in Lawrence. The event, a 5K and one-mile course, will begin at the Gazebo in South Park (12th & Mass streets) on May 7th. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Bring your dog (it’s a dog walk, too). For information and details, visit or call 785691-6990. ●

LHS softball camp: Lawrence High will hold a softball camp at its new field on campus from May 31 to June 3 for students entering grades 312. The general-skills camp will be from 9 am to noon, and the pitching/catching camp will be

broke the women’s 50-54 record with a 1:05:46; Molly Wood, of Lawrence, broke the women’s 55-59 record with a 1:11.21; and Diane Otte, of Lawrence, broke the women’s 60-65 record with a 1:17:02. ●

Softball opening: The 4U2NV 12UC Girls fast-pitch softball team is looking to add a pitcher and one more player to the team. Interested players are invited to join the team at its next practice, 9-11 a.m., Saturday at Holcom Gold. For more information, contact Melvin Hurrelbrink at 785-331-6735 or or Brandy Hurrelbrink at 785-331-6634 or ●

Capoeira Training & Roda: Capoeira Dos Palmares offers family-oriented capoeira training for all skill levels ages 8 and up. Cost is $5 per participant and the training takes place every Sunday in Lawrence from 4-6 p.m. at Holcom. Wear comfortable attire and prepare to play barefoot or in ballet/kung fu slippers. For more information contact Celso Wills at or (734) 558-0715. ●

Softball opening: Youth softball team looking for girls to fill its Lawrence 12U fast-pitch roster. Those interested should contact the coach at: ●

World Team Tennis begins: World Team Tennis spring league begins May 1 for the 3.54.0 division and May 3 for the 4.0-4.5 division. Registration is available at leagues and tournaments. LTA membership is required. Registration closes April 29th. For information, email Bud Pettit at

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der for cash in hand at The Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building of Douglas County, Kansas, on April 21, 2011 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

County, Kansas, less that part taken for roads, ALSO MORE CORRECTLY DESCRIBED AS: Commencing at the Southwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 15 South, Range 21 East of the 6th P.M., thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 21 seconds East 1328.58 feet along the West line of said 1/4 section, thence North 89 degrees 20 minutes 34 seconds East 33.0 feet to the true point of beginning, said point being on the East right of way line of State Highway 33, thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 21 seconds East 500.0 feet along said right of way, thence North 89 degrees 20 minutes 34 seconds East 435.0 feet, thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes 21 seconds West 500.0 feet along a line parallel to the West line of said 1/4 section, thence South 89 degrees 20 minutes 34 seconds West 435.0 feet to the point of beginning, all in Douglas County, Kansas, less that part taken for roads, except one-fourth of the oil, gas, and other minerals and mineral rights, in, upon, and under said real estate, commonly known as 28 East 2300 Road, Wellsville, KS 66092 (the “Property”)

the Northwest corner of said Lot; thence North 79 degrees 28 minutes 49 seconds East (plat) North 79 degrees 27 minutes 27 seconds East (measured) for a distance of 59.24 feet along the North line of said Lot; thence South 89 degrees 57 minutes 09 seconds East (plat) North 89 degrees 58 minutes 51 seconds East (measured) for a distance of 2.39 feet along the North line of said Lot; thence South 03 degrees 43 minutes 31 seconds West for a distance of 106.67 feet to a point on the North line of Crestline Court; thence along a curve to the left having a radius of 50.00 feet and an arc length of 25.01 feet, being subtended by a chord of South 87 degrees 38 minutes 29 seconds West for a distance of 24.75 feet along said North line to the point of beginning, commonly known as 2506 Crestline Court, Lawrence, KS 66047 (the “Property”)

must complete an affidavit from the clerk’s office regarding your lack of funds or assets and file the affidavit with the clerk’s office prior to the termination hearing on April 18, 2011 so that a determination can be made by the Court.

recovery of court costs. You are hereby required to plead to said petition on or before May 18, 2011, in said court, at the Douglas County Courthouse, Douglas County, Kansas. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course on said petition.

SECTION 2. This ordinance Chapter 60) shall take effect and be in NOTICE OF SALE full force from and after its publication once in the official City newspaper. TO: THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS AND TO ALL PERPASSED AND APPROVED by SONS WHO ARE OR MAY BE the governing body of the CONCERNED: City of Lecompton on this 4th day of April, 2011. Notice is hereby given pursuant to an Order of Sale is/s/ ROY PASLAY sued by the District Court THE HONORABLE of Douglas County, Kansas ROY PASLAY, MAYOR in the above-captioned action, that I will on, ThursATTEST: day, April 28, 2011 at 10:00 /s/ SANDRA K. NICHOLS a.m., offer for sale and sell SANDRA K. NICHOLS, at public auction to the City Clerk highest and best bidder for _______ cash in hand, in the jury assembly room located on (First published in the Law- the basement level of the rence Daily Journal-World Judicial and Law EnforceMarch 31, 2011) ment Center, 111 E. 11th St., in the City of Lawrence, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Douglas County, Kansas, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS the following-described real estate, to wit: Wells Fargo Bank, National Association THE WEST HALF OF LOT 119 Plaintiff, AND ALL OF LOT 121, ON vs. BAKER STREET, IN THE CITY Larry S Bossier, II AKA Larry OF BALDWIN CITY, DOUGScott Bossier and Warren R LAS COUNTY, KANSAS, Pretzer, et al., Defendants. which has a common street address of 818 Baker Street, Case No. 10CV628 Baldwin City, KS 66006. Division 4 This real estate is taken as K.S.A. 60 the property of defendants Mortgage Foreclosure and is directed by the Or(Title to Real Estate der of Sale to be sold and Involved) will be sold without appraisement to satisfy the NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Order of Sale.

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LOTS 7 AND 8, IN BLOCK 18, IN THE CITY OF EUDORA, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID No. E00187, Commonly known as 1130 Cherry, Eudora, KS 66025 (“the Property”) MS#123462

to satisfy the judgment in the above entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption Public Notices period as provided by law, and further subject to the (First published in the Law- approval of the Court. rence Daily Journal-World GMC 2002 Sierra 1500, work Douglas County Sheriff truck - one owner. V-8 en- March 31, 2011) gine, AC power steering, power brakes, LINE-X bed. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC highway miles. Truck is in DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS By: CIVIL DEPARTMENT Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 excellent condition. $4,000. Call 785-749-3920. Bank of the West Kristin Fisk Worster, #21922 Plaintiff, LOW! LOW! LOW! vs. Chad R. Doornink, #23536 INTEREST RATES ON ALL Martin Gutierrez, et al. USED VEHICLES Defendants. Aaron M. Schuckman, AVAILABLE ONLY AT #22251 DALE WILLEY Case No. 10CV695 AUTOMOTIVE! Court Number: 6 11460 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 300 Nissan 2007 Frontier Xcab Pursuant to K.S.A. Leawood, KS 66211 SE, 1 owner, auto., 6 cyl. Chapter 60 (913) 339-9132 Pearl white. (913) 339-9045 (fax) Johnny I’s Cars NOTICE OF SALE 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS by the Clerk of the District ATTORNEYS FOR US BANK Court of Douglas County, IS ATTEMPTING TO COLKansas, the undersigned LECT A DEBT AND ANY INSheriff of Douglas County, FORMATION OBTAINED SPECIAL PURCHASE OF Kansas, will offer for sale at WILL BE USED FOR THAT 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt public auction and sell to PURPOSE. ________ LT’S, ONLY 2 LEFT, the highest bidder for cash HURRY for the best se- in hand, at the Lower Level lection priced at $13,995 of the Judicial and Law En- (First published in the Lawand with 37MPG they forcement Center of the rence Daily Journal-World Courthouse at Lawrence, March 31, 2011) won’t last long!!! Douglas County, Kansas, on Dale Willey 785-843-5200 April 21, 2011, at 10:00 AM, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF the following real estate: DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Subaru 2009 Forester X PreLot 2, Block 2, in SHADOW mium, sunroof, auto., AWD, RIDGE 4TH PLAT, a subdivi- The Bank of New York Mel1 owner. sion in the City of Eudora, lon, as Successor Trustee Johnny I’s Cars Douglas County, Kansas, under Novastar Mortgage 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 commonly known as 327 Funding Trust, Series 2004-3 West 26th Street, Eudora, Plaintiff, KS 66025 (the “Property”) vs. James C. Butler and to satisfy the judgment in Cynthia D. Butler, et al. the above-entitled case. Defendants. The sale is to be made without appraisement and Case No. 10CV810 subject to the redemption Court Number: 6 period as provided by law, and further subject to the Pursuant to K.S.A. approval of the Court. For Chapter 60 more information, visit NOTICE OF SALE


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 or call 832-7147.

1-3 p.m. For information, call Academy, a swim lesson proReenie Stogsdill at 691-8036 or gram, is now open and accepte-mail ing registrations. The Aquahawk ● Swim Academy is designed to 3-on-3 hoops league: introduce new and beginner Lawrence High girls basketball swimmers to the water, teach coach Nick Wood and Free water safety and basic skills State coach Bryan Duncan will needed to swim for fun or combe offering a 3-on-3 basketball petition. Lessons will be offered league this spring for girls at Alvamar Pool Mondaysenrolled in grades 5-8. The Thursdays, beginning June 6th. league will be split up into a Enroll online at www.aquahawkfifth-/sixth-grade division and a, or call 913seventh-/eighth-grade division. 575-2978, with questions Each team will play four, 10● LHS wrestling fundraiser: minute games a night. The league will run Sunday nights Lawrence High’s wrestling April 10, 17 and May 1, 8, team will hold a golf fundraiser 15. Games will be played at June 3 at Alvamar Public. For Free State High. For informainformation, email randy@suntion contact Wood 5015 or Duncan 785-766● LHS wrestling camp: 9840. ● Lawrence High wil host a sumGolf Tourney: The fourth mer wrestling camp June 13-15 annual Open Wider, a four-per- at LHS. There will be two sesson scramble golf tournament sions (morning and afternoon) to benefit the Douglas County daily and is for grades 1-12. For Dental Clinic, will take place at information, email randy@sun1 p.m. April 29 at Alvamar Golf Club and is now taking regis● Orchards couples league: A trations. Former KU basketball player Bud Stallworth will be couples golf league will begin this year’s featured guest and play at 5 p.m. May 14 at the the event will include contests, Orchards. Couples interested prizes and a dinner after the please call Ed White, 843-7456. golf. Cost is $100 per golfer. To ● Orchards junior league: A junsign up, contact Julie Branstrom at 312-7770, Ext. ior golf league for boys and girls 207, or visit the clinic’s web ages 10 to 14 will start at 9 a.m. site at on June 8 at the Orchards. Play ● will continue until school starts. 14U player needed: The A reasonable skill level required Lawrence Rockers, a 14U LGFPA to join. Entry fee is $10 and and ASA tournament softball green fees are $8 for nine holes. team, is looking for a player or Those who join will be allowed this same green fee throughout two. Players should have 1997 or 1998 birth date. Contact Nikki the season. For information, call Ed at 843-7456. May at 785-766-1998 or ● Dam Run records: Paul Heitzm. man, of Eudora, set a record ● Aquahawks Academy: The with a run of 27:33 in the men’s Lawrence Aquahawks enroll80-84 age group 5K. In the 12K, Becky McClure, of Lawrence, ment for the Aquahawk Swim


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Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Under and by virtue of an Douglas County, Kansas Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Prepared By: Court of Douglas County, South & Associates, P.C. Kansas, the undersigned Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Sheriff of Douglas County, 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Kansas, will offer for sale at Overland Park, KS 66211 public auction and sell to (913)663-7600 the highest bidder for cash (913)663-7899 (Fax) in hand, at the Lower Level Attorneys For Plaintiff of the Judicial and Law En(120619) forcement Center of the _______ Courthouse at Lawrence, (First published in the Law- Douglas County, Kansas, on rence Daily Journal-World April 21, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: March 31, 2011)

Chrysler 2005 Town & Country mini van. low miles, extra clean, Full Power Everything! Power doors and tailgate. Dual driver & IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF passenger AC & heat, sil- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT ver ext. gray int., stow-n-go seating. $8,000 US Bank or best offer. 785-424-3444 Plaintiff, Dodge 1993 Grand Caravan, vs. 7 passenger, PB, PS, AC, Edward S Putthoff, et al. New tires, garaged, in Defendants. great shape. 118,000 miles, $3,000 Call 913-238-0147 Case No. 10CV872 Court No. 1

Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas 1997 GMC Savana High County, Kansas, the underTop Conversion Van signed Sheriff of Douglas Leather, T.V., CD Player, County, Kansas, will offer Alloy Wheels Only $5,888 for sale at public auction Call 888-239-5723 Today. and sell to the highest bid-

Commencing at the Southwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 15 South, Range 21 East of the 6th P.M., thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 21 seconds East 1328.58 feet along the West line of said 1/4 section, thence North 89 degrees 20 minutes 34 seconds East 33.0 feet to the true point of beginning, said point being on the East right of way line of State Highway 33, thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 21 seconds East 500.0 feet along said right of way, thence North 89 degrees 20 minutes 34 seconds East 435.0 feet, thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes 21 seconds West 500.0 feet along a line parallel to the West line of said 1/4 section, thence South 89 degrees 20 minutes 34 seconds West 435.0 feet to the point of beginning, all in Douglas

to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit

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

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff (913)663-7899 (Fax) Douglas County, Kansas Attorneys For Plaintiff (122427) Prepared By: ________ South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) (First published in the Law6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 rence Daily Journal-World Overland Park, KS 66211 March 31, 2011) (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) MARTIN, PRINGLE, OLIVER, Attorneys For Plaintiff WALLACE & BAUER, L.L.P. (122978) 100 North Broadway, _______ Suite 500 Wichita, Kansas 67202 (First published in the Law- (316) 265-9311 (t) rence Daily Journal-World (316) 265-2955 (f) March 31, 2011) IN THE EIGHTEENTH IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF JUDICIAL DISTRICT DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS DISTRICT COURT CIVIL DEPARTMENT SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS BAC Home Loans Servicing, PROBATE DEPARTMENT L.P. fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. IN THE MATTER OF Plaintiff, BABY BOY DUBRAY vs. DOB: March 24, 2011, Teresa G. Edwards and A Minor Child. Jeffery D. Edwards, et al. Defendants. Case No. 11 AD 089 Case No. 10CV801 Court Number: 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on April 21, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: A portion of Lot 12, Block 1, in Skie Subdivision No. 3, a Replat of a portion of Lot 3 Auto Plaza Subdivision, in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, more particularly described as follows: Lot 12-A: Beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot 12 in Skie Subdivision No. 3, an Addition in the City of Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, said point being on the North line of Crestline Court; thence North 16 degrees 40 minutes 12 seconds West (plat) North 16 degrees 41 minutes 19 seconds West (measured) for a distance of 100.87 feet to

PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 59 OF KANSAS STATUTES ANNOTATED NOTICE OF HEARING TO TERMINATE THE PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THE PUTATIVE FATHERS AND TO O DECLARE THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT SATISFIED YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-named Court praying for an Order terminating the parental rights of the natural parents of BABY BOY DUBRAY, born on the 24th day of March, 2011, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, and to determine the Indian Child Welfare Act is not applicable. You are hereby required to file your written defenses or appear on or before the 18th day of April, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock, A.M. of said day, in the Sedgwick County Courthouse, 525 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas, at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail thereof, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said Petition. If you are unable to obtain counsel to represent you in this matter based on your income, you may qualify for appointed counsel. You

Martin W. Bauer (08629) Megan S. Monsour (23452) MARTIN, PRINGLE, OLIVER, WALLACE & BAUER, L.L.P. 100 North Broadway, Suite 500 Wichita, Kansas 67202 (316) 265-9311 Attorneys for Petitioners ________

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Ameriquest Mortgage Securities Inc. Asset- Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2003-6

JOHN F. MICHAELS, (First published in the Law- CHARTERED rence Daily Journal-World April 7, 2011) /s/ John F. Michaels John F. Michaels IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF MO 25205/KS 16903 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS P.O. Box 7507 CIVIL DIVISION Overland Park, KS 66207 (913) 663-4455 Telephone DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL (913) 663-3616 Telecopier TRUST COMPANY AS TRUS- TEE FOR AMERIQUEST Attorney for Plaintiff MORTGAGE SECURITIES ________ INC. ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFI- (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 7, CATES, SERIES 2003-6 2011) Plaintiff, vs. ORDINANCE NO. 807 JOE E. WEBSTER, (DECEASED), et al., AN ORDINANCE AMENDING Defendants. CHAPTER XV, ARTICLE 1, SECTION 15-105 OF THE Case No. 2011CV144 CODE OF THE CITY OF Court No. LECOMPTON, KANSAS, AND ALL ORDIPursuant to Chapter 60 of REPEALING Kansas Statutes Annotated NANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH. TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE NOTICE OF SUIT CITY OF LECOMPTON, KANSAS: STATE OF KANSAS TO: Joe E. Webster (Deceased), Unknown Spouse of Joe E. Webster (Deceased), John Doe (Occupant), The United States of America c/o Barry R. Grissom, and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased. You are hereby notified that a Petition to Foreclose Mortgage In Rem has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Ameriquest Mortgage Securities Inc. Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2003-6 for in rem judgment in the principal amount of $56,863.89 together with interest until paid, for recoverable fees and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees in the amount of $850.00, and for further judgment establishing that the mortgage executed by Defendant Joe E. Webster (Deceased) to the plaintiff, is a first and prior lien on the following described real estate, to wit:

15-105 UTILITY DEPOSIT. (a) At the time of making application for utility services, the property owner or customer shall made a cash deposit in the amount set by the governing body to secure payment of accrued bills or bills due on discontinuance of service. Receipt thereof shall be issued to each such depositor. Cash deposit shall be $150.00. (b) The deposit so made shall be kept by the city clerk in a separate account and deposited in a fund designated as the Utility Deposit Fund. Interest shall be payable at the rate determined by the State Corporation Commission yearly and credited to the customer’s account January 1st of each calendar year. (c) The deposit and interest accrued shall be payable by draft upon demand by the property owner or customer depositing the same or it may be credited on the payment of any bill rendered; provided, that at the interest payment date at least two years following the deposit required above, the city clerk shall refund the deposit of any depositor wherein such utility service is being furnished and has not been delinquent in payment of any utility service charge during the past two years. Interest due and accrued shall not draw interest.

(d) Upon discontinuance of any service at the request of the depositor, the deposit shall be refunded upon surrender of the original receipt therefore together with the accrued interest thereon less any LOT 22, IN WALNUT PARK, amount due and owing the IN THAT PART OF THE CITY city for services furnished OF LAWRENCE FORMERLY prior thereto. KNOWN AS NORTH LAWRENCE, IN DOUGLAS (e) Any security deposit not refunded within three years COUNTY, KANSAS. after discontinuance of and for further judgment service, shall be deposited in the proper utility fund of foreclosing said mortgage, ordering the above- de- the city upon compliance scribed real estate sold to with the provisions of K.S.A. satisfy any judgment in fa- 12-822, as amended. (Ord. vor of the plaintiff, and for 807)

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 10CV628, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 04/21/2011, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas, the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT 25, BLOCK 5, FOXCHASE ADDITION NO. 3, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email:

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Ken McGovern Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas PREPARED BY: Michael R. Munson, #22585 GAY, RIORDAN, FINCHER, MUNSON & SINCLAIR, PA 3500 SW Fairlawn Road, Suite 210 Topeka, KS 66614 (785) 783-8323; (785) 783-8327 (fax) Attorneys for plaintiff Central National Bank ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 31, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL COURT In the Matter of the Marriage of: ELAINE NEIS, Petitioner, And BRADLEY K. NEIS, Respondent Case No. 08CV06664 Division 8 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court in Johnson County, Kansas to the undersigned Sheriff of Johnson County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder, for cash in hand, at the front door of Courthouse in Olathe, Kansas, on April 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. the following real estate:

Northeast quarter of Sec(First published in the Law- tion 8, Township 15, Range rence Daily Journal-World 21 commonly known as 2155 North 200th Road, April 7, 2011) Wellsville, Kansas 66092 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. CENTRAL NATIONAL BANK, The sale is to be made without appraisement and Plaintiff, subject to the redemption vs. THOMAS M. PAYNE; CHAN- period, as provided by law, DAR V.N. PAYNE; FCB BANK, and further subject to the A BRANCH OF FIRST COM- approval of the Court. MUNITY BANK; JOHN DOE (REAL NAME UNKNOWN; LARRY C. HOFFMAN, TENANT/ OCCUPANT); JANE ATTORNEY AT LAW DOE (REAL NAME; UN- CHARTERED KNOWN TENANT/ OCCUPANT); AND THE UNKNOWN LARRY C. HOFFMAN, SPOUSES OF ANY OF THE KS #13784 11600 College Blvd., DEFENDANTS, Suite 201 Defendants. Overland Park, Kansas 66210 Case No. 10-C-607 Telephone No.: 913/345-1800 TITLE TO REAL Facsimile No.: 913/663-5335 ESTATE INVOLVED ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER _______ (Pursuant to K.S.A.

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