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INSIDE KU football holding spring game today When Kansas University’s spring football game kicks off at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Stadium it’s going to be a bit different than previous editions. First-year KU coach Charlie Weis says the game is going to be more than just a ‘glorified scrimmage.’ Page 1B MEDICAID

Officials confident of overhaul approval Top Kansas officials expressed confidence Friday that the federal government will allow the state to overhaul its Medicaid program, but critics questioned moving ahead before securing permission. Page 3A AREA

Career path leads to life on farm A little more than five years ago, Stephanie Thomas worked in corporate sales. But a lack of availability of wholesome, fresh food helped motivate her to turn the 20 acres of land she owned into Spring Creek Farm. Page 3A


Under Coach (Bill) Self, they have won or shared more Big 12 titles than they’ve lost home games at Allen Fieldhouse. That’s incredible.” — Sen. Bob Marshall, R-Fort Scott, talking about the Kansas University men’s basketball team. Members of both the KU men’s and women’s basketball teams were honored by both chambers of the Kansas Legislature on Friday. Page 2A


Unraveling a rape case By Shaun Hittle


y no choice of his own, Joe Jones’ life has been intertwined with Joel Russell’s for nearly three decades. Both went to Topeka High School. They missed each other in school by a few years, but Jones’ younger sister was at Topeka High the same time as Russell. The two lived less than a mile apart in Topeka, spent time together at Shawnee County Jail, ran across each other in prison, and it’s even possible they crossed paths on the evening of Aug. 24, 1985. While Jones walked through downtown Topeka that night, police say Russell was lurking with a knife, looking for a victim. Please see RAPE CASE, page 6A

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By Chad Lawhorn

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The Lawrence Police Department has a space problem — everything from lockers to interview rooms — and now a new City Hall report estimates the fix will be about $30 million. “So often, the things we need to do our job are just not readily accessible,” said Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib. City commissioners at a Tuesday afternoon study session will receive a report from a city-hired Khatib consulting group that spells out the space needs of the Police Department for the next 20 years. The report recommends a new 40,000 to 50,000 square foot police headquarters building with a price tag of about $28 million to $29 million. The report doesn’t yet recommend a site for the facility, nor does it spell out a funding plan for the project. That will be up to city commissioners as they embark on the 2013 budget process. “We don’t have this money in any budget,” said City Please see POLICE, page 2A

Brownback seeks passage of massive tax cut By Scott Rothschild

TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday See the hometown heroes urged the Legislature to profiled in this year’s Only in approve an estimated $2.9 Lawrence special edition. billion cut in taxes over the next six years. “We just haven’t grown for 30 years,” said Brownback, a Republican. “This gets us on a path to growth.” Democrats were critical of the proposal, saying such a tax cut would Business 10A rob funding for schools, social services and public Classified 1C-8C safety, all of which have Comics 9A been reduced in recent Deaths 2A Events listings 10A, 2B Horoscope 7C Movies 4A Opinion 8A Puzzles 7C Sports 1B-8B Television 4A, 2B, 7C By Chad Lawhorn Vol.154/No.119 28 pages


Democrats say proposal is bad for schools, social services, public safety years because of the recession. A n d , they said, the way the proposed tax cuts are structured Davis would benefit the wealthy at the expense of the poor. “In effect, we are taking from the poor and helping the rich through this tax plan,” said House Minority Leader Paul Davis, D-Lawrence.

Sen. Tom Holland of Baldwin City, the ranking Democrat on the Senate tax committee, criticized the plan, saying, “This is a tax plan for Koch Industries.” Republican leaders in the Senate said any taxcutting proposal must be considered against the state’s long-term funding needs. “In my view, we need to look at what the longterm outlook is,” said Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton. “It’s too early to make any pre-

SLT interchange could be under construction by 2014

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A long talked-about interchange at Bob Billings Parkway and the South Lawrence Trafficway may be under construction by 2014, if city and county commissioners can find an extra $2 million in their future budgets. A Kansas Department of Transportation spokesman confirmed the state has found a way to include funding for the

$17 million interchange in its comprehensive transportation plan, if local leaders can provide about $2 million in local funding for the project. The interchange has been on the drawing board ever since the western leg of the trafficway was completed years ago. But funding for the project has been difficult to find. KDOT last year studied the idea of making the South Lawrence Trafficway a toll road to

help pay for the intersection. The department scrapped that idea several months ago, and said at the time it wasn’t sure how it would be able to fund the project. KDOT spokesman Josh Powers said the department decided to add it to the department’s highly competitive T-Works comprehensive transportation plan because the opportunity to build the interchange at the same Please see SLT, page 2A

diction on taxes.” Morris noted the state is committed to increased funding in many areas, such as the public pension system. Those commitments must be balanced against proposed tax cuts, he said. The complexity of the package, which was produced by the tax conference committee, was daunting to some. Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler, R-McPherson, said he expected it would take a while for legislators to understand what is in

the measure. A vote in the Senate on the plan is likely the week after next. Both Democratic and Republican legislators said the size of the tax plan may be more than the $2.9 billion over six years that the Kansas Department of Revenue had figured. More calculations were expected to be made over the next several days. The proposal would cut individual income tax rates and phase out Please see TAX, page 2A

Sprucing up downtown

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DAVID HANN, LAWRENCE, standing, works the dirt in a planter at the corner of Ninth and Massachusetts streets with city horticulturist John McDonald during a volunteer effort to beautify downtown on Friday.



Saturday, April 28, 2012


DEATHS Behring E. MacDowell Behring E. MacDowell, 95, Wheaton, Ill., formerly of Lawrence, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2012 at his home in Wheaton. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Bible Chapel with a family burial service later in the Prairie City Cemetery, Baldwin City.


time construction work is underway on the eastern leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway was too good to pass up. “It represents a chance to save us money, if we can do both projects at once,” Powers said. Construction of the eastern leg of the SLT project is being challenged in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. A ruling in the case is expected later this year, but Powers said KDOT is taking steps to begin construction by late 2013, provided the state is victorious in the lawsuit. City officials said they were pleased about the sudden reversal in fortunes for the interchange project. “We need another a connection point on the trafficway to facilitate commuters and people who just want to get to the south part of town,” City Commissioner Mike Dever said. “In the long run, it really will take pressure off the Sixth and


income taxes over five years for 191,000 partnerships, sole proprietorships and other businesses. Brownback proposed those measures and has repeatedly emphasized his support of the business tax cut, likening it to a shot of adrenaline to the heart. “It’s got the key progrowth features that I think are important,” Brownback said. “Gets the tax off of small business and lowers the overall rates,” he said. The legislation also would maintain current law by reducing the state’s sales tax to 5.7 percent in July 2013 from 6.3 percent. It would also provide $180 million over four years in state aid to cities and counties to provide property tax relief. Democrats said it was impossible to determine how much tax revenue the state would lose because of the business tax cut. Supporters of the business tax cut have said it is directed at small businesses, but tax studies have shown many large corporations would benefit by it and many businesses would likely reorganize to take advantage of the proposal. Democrats also said the package would hit the poor the hardest. It would eliminate the homestead exemption for renters, restrict low-income fami-

SLT interchange.” Powers said the state also was interested in the project because the interchange will provide a new gateway to Kansas University. Bob Billings Parkway turns into 15th Street east of Iowa and runs into the heart of the KU campus. KDOT leaders will brief city commissioners on the project at commissioners’ Tuesday evening meeting, but won’t ask the city to make a formal funding commitment. Commissioners are expected to discuss the funding request as part of the 2013 budget process, which will take place this summer. “We will have to do some real shuffling around of budgeted expenditures, but I think it is possible,” Dever said of coming up with the city’s share of the funding. Powers said the state hopes to be able to begin discussions about possible land acquisition for the interchange late this year. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

lies to receiving either the Earned Income Tax Credit or food sales tax rebate, but not both, and toss out the child care tax credit. Under the plan that was agreed to by Republican members of the tax conference committee, taxpayers earning less than $30,000 per year would pay 3 percent in state income tax; while those earning more would pay 4.9 percent. The state’s current top rate is 6.45 percent. Now that tax revenues are increasing and the state is seeing a budget surplus, Democrats say it is time to increase the pay of state employees, who have not had a raise in several years, restore cuts to schools and reduce waiting lists for services for those with disabilities. But if the proposed tax cut package were approved, Davis said, “There is no hope for any of those folks that are looking to state government to provide what I think people expect of their state government.” Supporters of the tax cut, including Brownback, have said it will help Kansans by increasing jobs and boosting the economy. Brownback said he didn’t fear the revenue loss would hurt state government. “The numbers look doable,” Brownback said. He said that he and the Legislature must “continue to be aggressive in holding our costs down.”



New community tourism leader named By Chad Lawhorn

A former fundraiser with the Kansas University Endowment Association has been named as the next leader of the community’s tourism industry. Fred Conboy was announced Friday as the next president and CEO of Destination Management Inc., the nonprofit group that oversees the management of the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. Conboy, a Lawrence native, said he’s thrilled to be in a job where he can promote the important role the Kansas and Missouri border region played in nation’s history. “I think first and fore-

most the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area is going to bring a lot of pride to our part of the country,” Conboy said about the organization that encompasses 41 counties in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. “I’ve always had a very strong passion about our area’s history.” Conboy, 56, currently serves as the executive director of development for the University of California-Irvine. He previously worked in fundraising capacities for the Kansas University Endowment Association from 1982 through 1998. In his new job, Conboy also will be responsible for overseeing the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau, and he said talk of a public-private partnership to build a

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

KU teams honored by Legislature By Chris Hong

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TOPEKA — Many Kansas representatives showcase a cutout mascot of their favorite Kansas teams on their chamber desks. Jayhawks. Wildcats. A few Shockers, too. Despite their respective allegiances, they all gave the Kansas University men’s and women’s basketball teams a standing ovation Friday. Carolyn Davis, Angel Goodrich, Charlicia Harper and Tania Jackson represented the women’s team, and Jordan Juenemann, Travis Releford, Conner Teahan and Jeff Withey represented the men during a visit to the Capitol. Sheahon Zenger,

Kansas athletic director, and Nicole Corcoran, director of operations for Kansas Athletics, also attended. The players’ first stop was the Senate chambers, where Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence, read a resolution congratulating both teams’ achievements. “Although I will say many of us got nervous on more than one occasion, there was never a time that our Jayhawk basketball players didn’t make us proud,” Francisco said. Sen. Bob Marshall, RFort Scott, praised both teams and commended the women on their Sweet 16 appearance, the team’s deepest run since 1998. Marshall commended the men, too. “Under Coach Self,

they have won or shared more Big 12 titles than they’ve lost home games at Allen Fieldhouse,” Marshall said. “That’s incredible.” Their next stop was the House of Representatives, which passed a similar resolution in their honor. As the players walked through the Statehouse to meet with Gov. Sam Brownback, they passed a large group of school children cheering in support. Teahan took a second to shake a few hands. Brownback, who attended the final three Jayhawk games of this year’s NCAA Tournament, told both teams they had fabulous seasons. “Wonderful to watch and great representing your state,” Brownback said.

Ex-mayor given leadership award By Alex Garrison

Sue Hack got emotional. Taken by surprise, the kind words about her from Nelson Krueger caused her to blot her eyes. “But what about Michelle and Patrick?” she asked. The crowd laughed. Michelle and Patrick would be OK; it was Hack’s honor to be had. Hack, a former Lawrence mayor, was present-


Commissioner Mike Dever. “I don’t think we have any easy way to pay for it.” Commissioners may not have to fully figure out how to pay for the project during this upcoming budget process. City Commissioner Hugh Carter, who pushed for the facilities study, said he simply wants the city to come up with a multiple year, “de— Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild finitive” plan for when the can be reached at 785-423-0668. facility can be built. “I understand it is a huge project,” Carter said. “The plan may be two, three, four years out for Washburn University Regents name new us to break ground, but I can’t see us stretching it announces $6M gift president for WSU farther than that. We’re TOPEKA — Washburn WICHITA — The former talking about a core, pubUniversity is describing a chancellor of Western lic safety service here. We $6 million gift as the largest Carolina University has have to address this.” in its history. been named the new The report, conducted The Topeka school said president of Wichita State jointly by Wilson Estes in a news release Friday University. Police Architects and that the money comes The Kansas Board of Lawrence-based Treanor from Jacki Summerson Regents announced Friday Architects, found the Poand her late husband, that John William Bardo lice Department’s forenFrank. The money has was chosen the 13th presi- sic areas were “grossly been placed in an irrevo- dent of Wichita State. undersized,” areas to precable trust. Ultimately, He’ll replace Donald pare for special operations it will be used to pay Beggs, who will resign June were unavailable, interfor high-caliber faculty 30. view rooms often weren’t members. Bardo started his career adequately private, and The Summersons at Wichita State, where he office conditions were exreceived undergraduate was graduate coordinator of tremely cramped. degrees from Washburn the master of urban studies “When you walk into University in the late program from 1976 to 1977. the Police Department’s 1960s. His was in business He was also chairman of actual working environadministration; hers was in university’s sociology and ment, there is a disconmathematics and physical social work department from nect between the level of sciences. 1978 to 1983. professionalism they are

ed with the Don Volker Leadership Award by Krueger and other members of Leadership Lawrence, a business group aimed at improving the community through partnerships, at an award ceremony Friday night at Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. She thought the award was going to Michelle Fales and Patrick Kelly, but the two, plus several members of the 2012 Leadership Lawrence class, surprised her with the award. Fales said Hack, who

providing and expected to provide versus the conditions they’re working in,” Carter said. In addition to just a general expansion of workspace, the report recommends a new facility include several features:

 Three times the amount of forensics and crime laboratory space to do DNA analysis, photo processing, computer forensics, and evidence review.

A basement-level parking garage large enough to store the department’s vehicle fleet. Khatib said covered parking can be important to protect patrol vehicles and the approximately $25,000 worth of equipment in each car from constant exposure to weather conditions.

 A doubling of support spaces such as locker rooms, staff fitness areas, lobby space and multipurpose training areas.

 A tactical training range that will allow for firing of live weapons and allow for the ability to “introduce smoke and sound, as well as set up vehicles and props” to simulate real world scenarios for training purposes. Currently the department’s 181 employees are split between the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center at 11th and Massachusetts streets and the Investigations and Training Center near Bob Billings Parkway and Wakarusa Drive. But the department stores equipment and evi-

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works with the Lawrence age paid at Lawrence, Kan. Chamber of Commerce, Member of Audit Bureau of Circulations was always giving the Member of The Associated award to others, so the Press class decided to switch things up with the surprise. Krueger, who knew Volker and was in the first Leadership Lawrence class, described Hack in his introduction as “a mentor and an inspiration.” Hack said she was “so blessed to be able to work WEDNESDAY’S POWERBALL 4 25 29 34 43 (29) with a group of people so FRIDAY’S MEGA helpful.”



dence in three other city buildings spread across town. Commissioners said they’ll want to hear how improvements in Police Department facilities will improve the service officers provide in the community. “That’s how we’re really going to be able to measure the costs versus the benefits of this,” Dever said. Khatib said he’s confident a new facility would greatly improve the efficiency of staff members, but he also said the community will need to consider increasing the size of the police force in the near term. “What I don’t want to have lost in all this is that we still have significant staffing issues we need to address,” Khatib said. City commissioners will receive the report at a 4 p.m. study session on Tuesday at City Hall. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

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BRIEFLY Bicycle helmet fair today at football game Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical will host its annual helmet fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in conjunction with the Kansas University football spring game. The helmet fair is free and open to the public and will be in Lot 91, southeast of Memorial Stadium between the Spencer Art Museum and the practice fields. LDCFM staff will provide free bike helmets, which will be custom-fitted for any child 15 and younger with an adult while supplies last. They also will offer bike inspections and a safe ride course. Staff also will be available to educate parents and caregivers about safety tips including rules of riding on the road, bike trail etiquette, booster seat safety, bike safety and pool safety. Free hot dogs and soft drinks will be available. Other activities include:

10 a.m.-11 a.m. — Football clinic for first- through sixthgrade students.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Hy-Vee Hawk Zone for children.

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‘I finally decided what I wanted to do was have a commercial garden’

Officials confident feds will approve overhaul By John Hanna Associated Press

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STEPHANIE THOMAS, RIGHT, SHOWS VOLUNTEER Hannah Sherman, of Baldwin City, how to wash and cull radishes harvested from the farm Thomas owns south of Baldwin City. Her Spring Creek Farm sells fresh vegetables to members of a subscription service, at farmers’ markets, Baker University, The Merc and a few local restaurants.

5K to benefit school’s marathon club Sunflower School is hosting a 5K fun run at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum, 5100 W. 27th St., to benefit its marathon club. Registration begins at 3:15 p.m. and the cost is $12 for participants. Walkers and runners of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to participate. There will be activities following the race including $1 hot dogs that will benefit the Sunflower Elementary Playground Fund. For more information, contact Beth Burghart at 760-1679 or visit sunflower.


Career path leads area resident to life on the farm By Elvyn Jones

Stephanie Thomas let out a sign of joy Friday morning when she opened the doors to a greenhouse on the Spring Creek Farm she and Tom Maiorana own south of Baldwin City. It was both a response to the warmth

built in the greenhouse on the chilly but sunny morning as it washed across her and to the robust health of the peas it contained. “We got skunked on peas last year,” she said. “I didn’t want that to happen again, so we grew some in the greenhouse this year. This year is going to be an

awesome year for peas.” That’s good news for the community supported agricultural members who will get weekly fresh produce grown on Spring Creek Farm’s 20 acres and in its four greenhouses. Sugar snap peas will be among the early produce the members will get with root crops such

as beets, radishes and turnips. In blue jeans, T-shirt, hiking shoes and cap, Thomas was dressed far different than she was a little more than half a decade ago when she worked in corporate sales. But her interest in fresh, natural food Please see FARMER, page 5A

TOPEKA — Top Kansas officials expressed confidence Friday that the federal government will allow the state to overhaul its Medicaid program, but critics questioned moving ahead before securing permission. Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration has formally applied for a waiver of federal Medicaid regulations that would impede efforts to redesign the state’s $2.9 billion-a-year program, which covers health care for the poor, needy and disabled. The application was submitted Thursday to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services — a day before other, new rules changed how such requests are handled. The conservative Republican governor plans to turn Medicaid over to three private, managed-care companies, starting Jan. 1, 2013. The administration expects to issue contracts this summer, though it has promised to delay including long-term Please see MEDICAID, page 5A


Kansas Board of Regents needs new structure By Dolph C. Simons Jr.

Unfortunately, the Kansas Board of Regents system fails to measure up to today’s challenges. Changes are needed. The Board of Regents oversees six public universities: Kansas University, Kansas State, Wichita State, Emporia State, Fort Hays State and Pittsburg State, including the KU School of Medicine and the KSU School of Veterinary Medicine, plus partial oversight of Washburn University. In addition, the regents are charged with providing oversight and coordination for the state’s 19 community colleges: Allen County, Barton County, Butler Community, Cloud County, Coffeyville Community, Colby Community, Cowley, Dodge City Community, Fort Scott Community, Garden City Community, Highland Commu-

nity, Hutchinson Community, Independence Community, Johnson County Community, Kansas City Kansas Community, Labette Community, Neosho County Community, Pratt Community and Seward County Community. The regents also have a role in the state’s technical colleges: Flint Hills, Manhattan Area, North Central Kansas, Northwest Kansas, Salina Area and Wichita Area. The governor appoints nine individuals to serve as regents. They volunteer; it is a part-time job, but they receive no pay. The 32 schools are scattered throughout the state and vary in size from about 30,000 students to about 700 students at some of the technical schools. A 2011 study reports that 2010 enrollment at the 32 schools totaled 180,188 with 48,962 graduates in 2009. Regents funding

for fiscal year 2011 was $2.424 billion. Broken down, $751.345 million came from the state general fund, $539.7 million from tuition and $1.144 billion from other funds.

COMMENTARY The 2010 estimated population of Kansas was 2,738,830. Counties with regents universities had a total population of 931,177, while counties with community colleges or technical schools had a total population of 1,194,971. That leaves 675,934 Kansans living in counties without a Board of Regents institution. The state’s higher education system is a huge business with a huge economic impact on the state. It cannot be overstated!

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Aside from the economic facts, between 180,000 and 200,000 students are attending these schools, and the quality of education they receive should be of equally huge interest and concern. Try as they may (and at times this is questionable), there is no way the regents can know what is going on at all of these schools. It is nice to be a regent. It is one of the state’s most prestigious positions. Regents are invited to sit in the KU chancellor’s suite at football games and at center court for basketball games. It is an ego-building position. Granted, board members are assisted by a fine staff in Topeka, but no matter how they may argue the point, the inept manner in which the regents handled four specific situations at KU offers excellent proof

they were unaware of the situations, left them to the chancellor to handle or didn’t have the backbone to act. The four situations were: the departure of Chancellor Robert Hemenway, the athletics department ticket mess, the business school mess and the medical school mess. There may have been more that were covered up. What about other “messes” at the other 31 institutions under the regents umbrella? The Kansas regents system needs to be brought up to date. Times are changing, and academia needs to change with the times. Many in education are uncomfortable with change, but, if Kansas is to keep pace with its peer institutions or, better yet, be a leader, changes are needed. Consider the following possible changes: Please see COLUMN, page 4A



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How can I sign the petition that the CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A Kaw Valley Older Women’s League is cir Bring someone onto culating regarding physithe board who actually cian-assisted death? knows what goes on at The Kaw Valley a campus, someone who Older Women’s has first-hand experience. League is circu- The state might reduce lating a petition that re- the number of regents quests Kansas lawmakers from nine to seven and to introduce legislation have one of the seven be that would make physi- an individual who has a cian-assisted death legal firm grasp of the workings in the state with specific of a comprehensive unirestrictions similar to Or- versity. Del Brinkman, for exegon, which enacted the Death With Dignity Act in ample, would be an ideal type candidate. He is a late 1997. For more information former KU professor, about the petition, con- dean and vice chancellor tact OWL members For- for academic affairs. He is rest Swall at 310-990-0975 recognized nationally for or Margo Gordon at 842- his skills and expertise. He knows athletics because 1848. he was KU’s faculty representative to the athletic conference. SOUND OFF Brinkman has a proven If you have a question, record and would merit the respect of those at call 832-7297 or send all regents institutions. email to soundoff@ There are others who could fill such a position on the Board of Regents, but someone with these talents and background would be a valuable member. Reducing the number of




STREET By Alex Garrison Read more responses and add your thoughts at

Do you think the city should pay for a police headquarters upgrade? Asked on Massachusetts Street

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Ben Farmer, tree trimmer, Lawrence “No. I think money should be spent elsewhere — on bike lanes or recycling services.”

Joclyn Kitchen, paraeducator, Lawrence “No. The city needs better bicycle lanes first.”

Mike Rawl, software architect, Lawrence “No. I think the force should be cut back. I’m a libertarian.”

a tough, demanding and tiring job. Better to leave early than stay too late is sound advice. What about an eight- or nine-year term with the provision that extensions can be granted to those doing a superior job? For example, Fort Hays State President Ed Hammond has served in that post for 25 years and is doing a superior job. He has more new ideas, enthusiasm and energy than others who have served far fewer years.

Regents should be proactive rather than reactive.

Regents should play a much more powerful and demanding role in challenging the chancellor and presidents to figure out ways to hold down tuition costs. The cost of going to college and the debt facing students upon graduation now is becoming a hot political topic. It should have been a concern long ago. Too often, the response from university officials or regents about everescalating tuition rates is something like, “We are trying hard to hold down costs, but we want parents, students and others interested in our school to know our tuition costs

are comparable to those of our peer institutions.” That’s supposed to appease the critics. Why not have KU’s goal be to provide a superior educational opportunity at a low, low price. Cut out many of the extras and put that money into superior faculty who, in turn, will attract superior students all at a lower cost. Unfortunately, the game of attracting students to come to a university for an education is becoming similar to the game of attracting superior athletes. It’s called, keeping up with the Joneses. Is it possible to have a university that sells itself for its academic excellence, a terrific faculty and provide this opportunity at a lower price?

Higher education is too big, too costly, affects too many lives and is too important for the state not to have a system of governance that gets the maximum bang out of every tax dollar. Those serving as regents face a massive challenge, as well as a massive opportunity, to make Kansas’ system of higher education a leader and a model for the rest of the country. But today’s Board of Regents must be reconfigured to deal with the changing times and the complexities of a major research university, as well as community colleges and technical schools. The current board structure cannot get the job done.

Man gets year in prison for firearms conviction A federal judge sentenced a 22-year-old Wichita man, who has been convicted in a 2010 Lawrence robbery, to serve 12 months and one day in federal prison for a separate firearms conviction. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren also ordered D’Andre Tomlin on Friday to serve two years on supervised release after his prison term, said Jim Cross, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Tomlin in February pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm after having a felony conviction, and admitted in September — three days after his guilty plea in the


Douglas County case — he possessed a Heckler & Koch 9mm pistol, which he sold to an undercover officer. According to Grissom’s office, Tomlin was among 67 people arrested on state and federal charges as part of an 11-month sting operation conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In the Douglas County case, Tomlin had pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted aggravated robbery for his involvement in a Dec. 2, 2010, robbery of three female Kansas University students at an apartment in the 1100 block of Louisiana Street. Tomlin has not yet re-


LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • Lawrence police arrested a 36-year-old Lawrence man Thursday night after a chase with officers in southeastern Lawrence, said Sgt. Trent McKinley, a police spokesman. An employee of Taco John’s, 2309 Haskell Ave., called police around 9:30 p.m. because the employee had observed a man ducking down inside a blue Toyota pickup truck, and the worker was concerned the restaurant was about to be robbed, McKinley said. The man later fled on foot, and officers and a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper caught him a short time later in the area. Police discovered the man was inside a 1994 Toyota truck reported stolen at 3:50 a.m. Thursday from the 900 block of East 28th Street. Officers were examining property inside the vehicle because they believed it possibly was from another burglary, McKinley said. The man, Geoffry S. Beers, was booked into jail on charges of theft and obstruction. Prosecutors Friday charged him only with theft, and a judge set his bond at $1,500. According to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Beers is on parole for a March 2007 Douglas County robbery conviction. • Lawrence police ticketed a 33-year-old Lawrence man Friday after he was accused of kicking a puppy April 6 in the 1600 block of University Drive. Sgt. Ted Bordman, a patrol supervisor, said a 72-yearold Lawrence woman at 7:30 a.m. April 6 was walking her son’s 19-week-old lab mix puppy on a leash on the sidewalk south of the street. She alleged the suspect was walking toward her and then kicked and stomped on the dog, telling her to “keep the dog away from me” before he continued walking east. She told her son what happened but didn’t call police at the time. A veterinarian examined the puppy, which had bruises but no

PUMP PATROL Beth McSweeney, student, Lawrence “It’s worthwhile to put the investment in the police department and it’s good to have a centralized space for them. They do a lot for the community.”

regents from nine to seven would bring more focus to the board. The larger the board, whether the regents or a search committee, the less the focus.

The regents need to know what is going on at the various campuses. Recent events demonstrate they do not know. It would be good if individual bodies could be formed to serve as the eyes and ears of each institution. Those on such committees would have no power other than to keep regents informed about what is happening at the six regents universities, the KU School of Medicine and KSU’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

How about giving serious consideration to a separate board of regents for KU or possibly a board for just KU and KSU and maybe Wichita? Each school in the regents system fills a specific need and has specific missions. Would a separate board for KU, or possibly the other two schools, allow more focus on the needs, roles and mission of these schools?

What about term limits for the chancellor and presidents? Being a chancellor or president is


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serious injuries, Bordman said. On Wednesday morning the woman encountered the man again when she was walking the dog in the same area. Bordman said the woman alleged that when she questioned him, the man said he would kick the dog again, exchanged vulgarities toward her and walked away. She called police after that incident, and a plainclothes officer walked with the woman in the area. She identified the man, and the officer and another uniformed officer made contact with the suspect in the 1500 block of University Drive. Bordman said police gave the man notice to appear in municipal court on an animal cruelty charge for the April 6 allegation and disorderly conduct for Wednesday’s alleged incident. • A 28-year-old Ottawa woman reported her 1999 Mazda stolen from the 1400 block of Seventh Street on Wednesday, according to police reports. She valued the car at $2,000.

INJURY ACCIDENTS • A 52-year-old Holton woman was injured Thursday night in a one-vehicle crash in Leavenworth County near Lansing, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Denise M. Cornelius at 9:25 p.m. was driving east on Eisenhower Road and missed a stop sign at Tonganoxie Drive. The 1987 Honda Accord she was driving then rolled into a ditch, according to the accident report. Cornelius, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. 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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ceived his sentence in that case. Tomlin’s attorney in the federal case argued his client was trying to get rid of the gun and had been a convicted felon for only three days.

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predates any career and traces back to her youth when she followed her Air Force officer father to Germany, Italy, England, Pakistan and India. “Most of those places, we went to market a couple times a week,” Thomas said. “Fresh food was really fresh food. They brought it out that morning.” When she returned to the United States as young adult in the late 1970s, she found a much different food culture dominated by supermarkets. To compensate, Thomas gardened and canned for her and her family’s use while making her livelihood as a salesperson for Dolly Madison and later Nutrisystem. “I got them fat, and then I got them thin,” Thomas said. She also became more aware of the shortcomings in the American diet and the lack of availability of wholesome, fresh food that sustained health, Thomas said. As she continued to work at various sales positions, she began to think of how she could help address that need on the 20 acres she had owned since 2001. “I finally decided what I wanted to do was have a commercial garden,” she said. “I decided I really didn’t want to mow 20 acres. What else were we going to do with it?”

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CSA members get the cream of the crop. I fill CSA bags before I ever go to market. That’s the payback because without the CSA money, I would be strapped for cash.” — Stephanie Thomas make the transition from sales to soil. She turned to the Kansas City Growing Growers Program. “It allows people who wanting to learn how to farm to work one-on-one with farmers,” Thomas said “I was an apprentice in 2005, and I started my farm the next year. We’re now a host farm for the apprentice program.” Thomas spent her apprentice year on the farm of Katherine Kelly, now the executive director of the Kansas City Center of Urban Agriculture. Like Kelly, Thomas would use organic guidelines to grow produce on her farm.

All-natural methods Although it can’t be called organic because the farm lacks USDA organic certification, no chemical fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or treated seeds are used on Spring Creek Farm. Instead, Maiorana and Thomas enrich soil with two-year-old compost or through planting crops such as Austria peas to stimulate the soil’s nitrogen. They rotate and sequentially plant a variety of crops to keep pests at bay. “People ask me how do we deal with squash bugs,” Thomas said. “The best thing you can do is plant squash three different

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times. It’s a lot more labor intensive, but the payback is your not injecting your body with chemicals.”

CSA When apprenticing with Kelly, Thomas became acquainted with the community supported agriculture concept by helping pack the weekly deliveries from that farm. Still, Thomas didn’t start directly marketing her own produce in that manner until her second year. The farm’s first year, 2006, she took produce to the Baldwin City and Lawrence farmers markets and started building her client list that now includes Baker University and the Merc Community Market, Local Burger and WheatFields in Lawrence. “We don’t do as many restaurants any more,” she said. “Probably more than anything, we sell to Baker and the Merc. They buy in bulk; it just makes more sense.” The community supported agriculture effort started because of the operating cash its upfront payments provided the farm, Thomas said. “I realized in 2007 I had no cash,” she said. “The year before, I saved four months of paychecks to get started. By operating CSA, the money they pay me upfront goes for seeds, equipment and labor. It’s cash before I ever go to market. “CSA members get the cream of the crop. I fill CSA bags before I ever go to market. That’s the payback because without the CSA money, I would be strapped for cash.” A limit number of memberships are still available for this year. Those interested should call Thomas at 785-633-5292.

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services for the developmentally disabled in the overhaul until Jan. 1, 2014.

Making changes The federal government must approve some changes because it provides a majority of the funds for states’ Medicaid programs. Kansas is asking the federal government to waive multiple rules, and Brownback’s administration plans to submit a proposal later for a “global” waiver to give it even greater flexibility. Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, a surgeon who led the team that developed the Medicaid overhaul plan, said Kansas is asking the federal government to waive rules that have been suspended in the past for other states. Administration officials also said they’ve had productive conversations with federal officials since late January, when Kansas notified the federal Medicaid oversight agency of its plans by submitting a concept paper on the overhaul. “We think that we should get approval,” Colyer said during a Statehouse news conference. “We are using standard tools that have been approved before.” The administration argues that overhauled Medicaid program — to be called KanCare — will better coordinate care for participants, improving their long-term health. The administration also projects the overhaul will reduce the state’s costs. Alper Ozinal, a spokesman for the federal centers, said it is in the “ear-

ly stages” of its review. There’s no formal timetable for making a decision, though state officials released a schedule anticipating federal approval of its three contracts in August. “We will work to review the application as expeditiously as possible,” Ozinal said an email to The Associated Press.

Delaying the overhaul? Some lawmakers have suggested delaying the overhaul, fearing that changes are coming too quickly. House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat, said it’s “perplexing” that the administration didn’t hold off until the federal government was closer to approving a waiver. “I think we have to make sure that we don’t go down the road and commit resources if we don’t know if the federal government will approve our waiver application,” he said. The federal oversight agency for Medicaid is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and its secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, is a Democrat who previously served as Kansas governor. New rules for waiver applications took effect Friday, mandated by the

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The Timeline Aug. 24, 1985: A Topeka woman is kidnapped at knifepoint in front a club at 916 Kansas Ave., taken to a remote location and raped. Aug. 25, 1985: Two eyewitness from the crime the night before spot Joe Jones walking on Kansas Avenue, identify him as the attacker and call police. Jones is arrested and booked into Shawnee County Jail. Nov. 11, 1985: A Shawnee County jury finds Jones guilty of the kidnapping, rape and assault. He’s sentenced to 10 years to life. Dec. 7, 1985: Joel Russell, Topeka, is arrested by Topeka police and convicted of burglary, assault, robbery and kidnapping. Russell is sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for crimes on Nov. 18, Dec. 1 and Dec. 7. All of the crimes involved Russell robbing or kidnapping women at knifepoint. March 4, 1987: Jones’ attorneys file a motion for a new trial, arguing that Russell is the real rapist. That motion is denied. July 16, 1990: Russell is paroled. Nov. 26, 1990: Jones’ attorneys file a motion to have the rape kit tested for DNA evidence. That motion is approved, and the evidence is sent to Forensic Science Associates for DNA testing. July/August 1992: Russell is accused, and later convicted, of several sex crimes against minors in Reno County and sentenced to 35 years to life. July 17, 1992: DNA testing exonerates Jones as the rapist, the charges are dismissed and Jones is released from prison. 1993: Jones is given $350,000 from the Kansas Legislature for his wrongful conviction and incarceration. April 10, 1998: Jones is arrested in Topeka for drug possession and sentenced to one year in prison. The arrest and conviction was the first of several spanning the next decade. Oct. 29, 2011: A Journal-World article features Jones and his case, and also identifies DNA evidence that could still be tested. Oct. 30, 2011: Topeka police reopen Jones’ case, based on the Journal-World story. March 7, 2012: Topeka police are able to retest the DNA from the 1985 crime, and it matches a DNA profile in the national DNA databank. April 19, 2012: Topeka Police Chief Ronald Miller announces the DNA test identified Joel Russell as a suspect in the case. The Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office issues a warrant for Russell’s arrest for rape. June 2012: Russell’s earliest eligible parole date.



Instead, it’d be Jones, erroneously picked out by witnesses to the crime, who’d be convicted and spend nearly seven years in prison for kidnapping and rape before DNA evidence exonerated him in 1992. Until recently, Jones had only a strong opinion as to who committed the crimes of which he was wrongly convicted. Last week, the Topeka Police Department announced that retested DNA evidence identified Russell as a suspect in the rape. Russell was served an arrest warrant in prison on a single charge of rape. “He must’ve felt, for just a minute, a little like I did ... when they gave him the news,” Jones said. “But not quite.” Between 1984 and December 1985, Joel Lee Russell went from a standout Topeka High athlete to a serial criminal, leaving a trail of victims. Science appears to have caught up with Russell, but it’s possible the legal system never will.

‘Seemed like a nice kid’ In 1983, Russell was a senior wide receiver on the Topeka High football team. “He was a heck of an athlete,” said retired Topeka High coach Angelo Cocolis. “He was fast. He could run like heck.” But other than that, nothing stands out, Cocolis said. “Seemed like a nice kid,” he said. “Never knew him to be a violent kid.” Russell was awarded a football scholarship to Dodge City Community College and played for the 1984 team. Jerry Cullen, Dodge City head coach from 1979 to 1989, remembers Russell as a “good kid.” “He gave his very best. Worked hard,” Cullen said. “One of those kids you wanted on a team.” Nothing in the hundreds of pages of court documents from Russell’s crimes mention any criminal behavior before his spree in downtown Topeka in fall 1985. Russell later was convicted of various crimes related to three incidents in Topeka between Nov. 18 and Dec. 7, 1985. In all three cases, Russell used a knife to force his way into a woman’s car. All of the victims were able to fight off Russell, and none sustained major injuries. Russell pleaded guilty to several offenses from the November and December incidents, including kidnapping and assault. He was sentenced to 30 years to life, but became eligible for parole in 1990 after serving a fraction of his sentence. Jones, meanwhile, was sitting in Shawnee County Jail awaiting trial for a kidnapping and rape that occurred on Aug. 24, 1985. In that crime, the assailant — using a knife — forced his way into a woman’s car in downtown Topeka, made her drive less than a mile away, and raped her. The victim was kidnapped in front of Bare Essentials nightclub, 916 Kansas Ave., the same location as one of Russell’s assaults. The rape occurred on a deserted road between Washington and Chandler streets, a few blocks from where Russell

STATE lived at the time. The similarities of the four crimes didn’t go unnoticed by Jones or his defense team. When Jones heard about Russell’s crime while in jail, he thought it’d be enough to garner his release. Pictures of Jones and Russell from the time don’t show a strong resemblance. Both are black men. But Jones has a darker complexion and is four years older than the muscular Russell. But in the rape case, there were the confident witnesses: the victim and her two friends — all white women — who had seen the abduction. A day after the rape, the two friends saw Jones on Kansas Avenue, identified him as the rapist and called police. Topeka resident Ed Rotz, who was on the jury in Jones’ 1985 trial, said the eyewitness testimony was “powerful.” “It was pretty compelling,” Rotz said. The jury deliberation was easy and quick, Rotz remembers. Convicted and sentenced to life in prison, Jones ran into Russell shortly after trial in a Kansas prison. “I was sick,” Jones said of seeing Russell. “It turned my stomach.” They never spoke, and Jones rattles off questions he’s dwelled on for years. “It’s pretty hard to grasp that he knew someone else was doing that time,” Jones said.

Can they prosecute? Though the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office charged Russell with rape, there remain questions about whether he could go to trial. The statute of limitations on rape — five years — has long passed on Russell, but a 2001 Kansas law allows for an additional year to prosecute cases once DNA has identified a suspect. Under that law, prosecutors would have until early 2013 to charge Russell. But there could be a catch, said Washburn University law professor John Francis. The law can’t be applied retroactively in cases prior to 2001 in which the statute of limitations had already expired. Francis cited a 2007 Kansas Supreme Court case — State vs. Garcia — which resolved that issue. Because the crime occurred in 1985, the statute of limitations would have run out by 1990. However, Francis noted the law provides for “tolling,” or pausing, of the statute of limitations under several circumstances. One such circumstance occurs when someone leaves the state. That was the case in Kansas’ only other DNA exoneration case. In that case, Eddie Lowery spent 10 years in prison for the 1981 rape of a Riley County woman, but was exonerated in 2003. The DNA profile was entered in CODIS, the national DNA databank, and produced a hit on Daniel Brewer, who had moved to New York shortly after the crimes. Brewer was successfully prosecuted last year because he hadn’t been in Kansas for more than five years during that time span. Lee McGowan, spokesman for the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office, however, says officials in his office


believe they can prosecute Russell. “It’s something that we talked about before the case,” McGowan said. The defense will probably fight the charges based on the expiration of the statute of limitations, and that will be something decided by the courts, McGowan said. But even if Russell can’t be prosecuted, he could still spend the rest of his life behind bars. Russell was paroled in 1990, but just two weeks before Jones was exonerated and released from prison in July 1992, Russell was arrested and charged with the rapes of a 13-yearold and a 14-year-old in Reno County. Russell was convicted and sentenced to 35 years to life in prison. He’s eligible for a parole hearing in June. Though he couldn’t comment on any particular case, David Riggin, head of the Kansas Prison Review Board, said evidence of past crimes — even if someone wasn’t prosecuted — could be considered along with numerous other factors in a parole decision.

a letter to the JournalWorld detailing the painful emotional journey she’s been through; from mistakenly identifying Joe Jones as her attacker in 1985, to recently learning the news that Russell was identified through DNA. Very little is known about the psychological toll inflicted on victims who wrongfully identify an attacker, said Paul Cates, spokesman for the New York-based Innocence Project. “We don’t know a whole lot about the victims,” he

Emotional toll The victim in the rape case, who now lives out of state, has been in contact with the Journal-World since October. Citing concerns that it could hinder the prosecution, she declined an interview request. Instead, she wrote

said. “A lot of them don’t speak to the press.” Jennifer ThompsonCannino misidentified her attacker in a 1984 rape in North Carolina. Thompson-Cannino said the tables turned on her once her mistaken attacker, Ronald Cotton, was exonerated by DNA evidence in 1995. “The victim becomes the offender. That’s something that’s really tough,” said ThompsonCannino, who eventually Please see RAPE CASE, page 7A

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befriended Cotton and co-wrote the New York Times best-selling memoir “Picking Cotton.” “I was paralyzed with the guilt and the shame and the fear,” she said. “This is what I did to another human being.” Thompson-Cannino’s case bears several simi-

larities to Jones’ case, as Thompson-Cannino’s cross-racial identification spurred Cotton’s conviction. Cotton also ran into Bobby Poole, a serial rapist later identified by DNA as the attacker, when the two were incarcerated in a North Carolina prison. Thompson-Cannino said she initially feared Cotton would want to harm her for her mistake. Cotton, however, forgave

Thompson-Cannino, and the reconciliation between the two led to a friendship. The two have travelled the country together speaking about the causes of wrongful convictions.

Forgiveness Jones said he also long ago forgave the woman who picked him as her rapist so many years ago. It’s all part of a much larger healing process,

said Jones, as he mentions the depression and anxiety that have plagued him since his conviction. Three years sober, Jones said he’s given up the life of petty crime he began after his release from prison. He works as a handy man in Topeka and lives in a small, rent-subsidized apartment. He’s less forgiving of Joel Russell, and said his hope is Russell gets con-

Saturday, April 28, 2012 victed of the rape and never sees the free world. “I would like to know that Joel got what they gave me,” Jones said. “It would be part of my healing.” Last Christmas — in his first communication from the rape victim who wrongly identified him — Jones received a card. Inside was an apology letter. Jones said he stared at the card, unopened, for

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hours. He’s read it just once. His face lights up with a smile when asked about the letter. He fishes it from his bedroom. It begins simply with the name that the victim had for years — but no longer — associated with a violent rapist. “Dear Joe ....” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at

Victim shares her side of the story Editor’s note: The victim in the wrongful conviction case of Joe Jones has been in contact with the Journal-World since October. She has expressed gratitude for the articles about the case, and their role in reopening the case, leading to a DNA profile match. However, the woman has expressed frustration, at times, with the coverage and a lack of information from her point of view. While the woman declined a Journal-World interview request, she provided this letter.

were going to be written no matter what it put the victims through. I believe when you open up people’s lives like this there should be more of a balance and a compassion for both sides and relate the hell that both sides have gone through. If that’s not going to be done at least get the details right. I know the big story here is about a wrongly convicted person which is big. My life has not been the same for the 26 years either. Not from living that night, to the release of Joe Jones in 1992, or since Shaun Hittle showed up about eight months ago out I am the victim that of nowhere to drag me Joe Jones was convicted through all this again. for kidnapping with a I must admit that I knife and raping in 1985. was pretty angry for Confirmation has been the first few conversamade through DNA that tions with Mr. Hittle the true assailant has for opening this issue been found. This is a day up again. It was a very I thought would never large pill to swallow in come. I want to thank 1992 when Joe Jones was Shaun Hittle for pursureleased. Very hard back ing this matter. Howthen to understand how ever, his articles have a brand new scientific never been about the test could override three victim’s side of the story. eyewitnesses. One of my In fact there have been witnesses was pulled some things printed that from the car and thrown were not correct, but to the ground with that I was not asked before same knife pointed at they went to print. For her. The other saw this instance I was not even whole thing happen. I in the town the night Joe have no knowledge of Jones was arrested. He any of the evidence still was seen walking down being held from that the street the next night night to be able to be by my witnesses and run through a databank. that’s how he was arI, nor my witnesses, rested. I am writing this ever knew of another because these articles person out there comon this case are strictly mitting the same types one-sided and I believe of crimes at knifepoint it makes my witness and in the same area existed I feel like wolves. Shaun either. We did not know Hittle knows better than that there was a guy out that but it never made it there that some thought to print. These articles looked enough like Joe

Jones to be his brother. After 1992, I thought my witness and I must be crazy, and no one was going to pay for what was done. No one was trying to make me feel better or offer any hope for closure. No one at the police department or D.A.’s office said they could keep looking. No one there was looking to solve an unsolved crime. No one there now, was even around back when this happened. Nothing happened till Shaun Hittle contacted them. When the databank became available my rape kit was not run through for a match. It was even said that these issues are not pursued usually unless the victim pursues the matter. What was I going to pursue? When these things were brought to light, I realized that we truly had made a very large mistake. Not just us, but some on the judicial side as well. I wrote Joe Jones at Christmas and told him I was very sorry he spent those years in prison and told him I had to admit that I was wrong. That we both were wronged and both had been through years of hell over this. I do, however, want it understood that I do not accept any guilt or blame for the hard times that Joe Jones has gone through since his release. He made his own choices and had $350,000 to do it with. I too could have, and did make a few bad choices after being kidnapped at knifepoint and raped out in the middle of nowhere for hours, thinking I was going to

be murdered. I have not though let it rule my life. I was extra disappointed that in this last article Shaun Hittle nor the Topeka Police Department mentioned that I too have been very active in this matter. No mention of all the regular phone calls I’ve had with Shaun Hittle and the police department. I also obtained some information that the TPD was not aware of, about an attack that happened at the same location on two other women, which I found through court records. I am very driven that the right person pays for what he has done to me as well as what he put Joe Jones through. I want him to get the same sentence that Joe Jones got. If it’s good enough for Joe Jones, it’s good enough for him. This case has only reached this point from Shaun Hittle looking for justice for Joe Jones. I think it’s great and Joe Jones deserves it. I am very happy for him. Thank you Shaun Hittle for pursuing this matter and maybe it will be closure for me also. Thank you to Det. Arensdorf for all the time, effort and legwork you put in to this. Thanks for making me feel okay. Joe Jones, do treasure this day, you deserve to and I will do the same. Once again I am sorry for the time you spent convicted for something you did not do. This is my side of the story. — The victim of a crime but not a victim in life.

ID in Jones case had ‘huge red flag’ Policies changed to help reduce misidentification By Shaun Hittle

In the 1985 wrongful rape conviction of Joe Jones, there were problems with how the Topeka Police Department handled the eyewitness identification, said Brandon Garrett, a University of Virginia law professor who examined Jones’ case as part of a 2009 large-scale study sponsored by the Innocence Project. “This case looks exactly like the others I’ve looked at,” said Garrett, whose study found that half of 250 wrongful conviction cases examined included a witness misidentification. But the biggest issue was how the victim in the case — who spent the most time with the attacker — identified Jones after the assault. At the time, Topeka police used what’s known as a “six-pack” photo array, during which a witness or victim is shown one sheet with six suspects. In the Jones case, the victim picked a photo of someone other than Jones. “That’s a huge red flag,”

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TOPEKA CHIEF OF POLICE RONALD MILLER DISCUSSES the events that led to the exoneration of Joe Jones and discovering that Joel L. Russell is the suspect in the 1985 rape case Jones was convicted in. Garrett said. But the two other eyewitnesses spotted Jones on the street the night after the attack and called police. They were confident Jones was the rapist. Then at a preliminary hearing, the victim in the case saw Jones in the courthouse. She immediately identified Jones as her attacker, even though she hadn’t selected him in the photo lineup. From then on, the victim insisted Jones was the rapist, and testified to that at trial. “The trial ID may be very powerful,” said Garrett, but cautioned such an identification is prone

to mistakes. Jones was handcuffed, and the victim expected to see the attacker in court. And there’s the two other witnesses who could have influenced the victim’s choice, Garrett said. With mounting evidence that eyewitness misidentifications have led to scores of wrongful convictions over the years, police are changing practices. “There’s a lot more awareness about this,” Garrett said. “Eyewitness identification has for a long time been questionable,” said Topeka Police Chief Ron-

ald Miller, whose department recently instituted new policies aimed at reducing potential misidentifications. Topeka Detective Larry Falley explained how they now approach witness identifications. First and foremost, Falley said, is a change from the one-sheet six pack photo array to a onephoto “sequential” lineup, in which the witness is shown photos one at a time. This has several advantages, Falley said. In sequential lineups witnesses are less likely to guess than when there are multiple photos shown at once. And the photos themselves are much larger — and also include a side view — giving witnesses the opportunity to better examine facial features. The department also uses an “independent administrator” for photo lineups. The person showing the witness the lineup is not involved in the case and has no idea who the suspect is. This “blind” approach removes any chance the person showing the photos can influence the process, Falley said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at

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TOPEKAN JOE JONES, WHO SPENT SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON after being wrongfully convicted in a 1985 rape case, explained that learning that Joel L. Russell is the true suspect in the nearly 27-year-old case won’t change the course of his life’s events. He does believe that prosecuting Russell may help in his healing, however.

Testing backlog may be keeping other cold cases unsolved By Shaun Hittle

The key to identifying Kansas inmate Joel Russell as a suspect in a 1985 unsolved rape sat in the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s evidence vault for two decades. In 1992, the evidence — a rape kit — was tested, and the results confirmed the Topeka man serving a prison term for the rape was innocent. That test led to Joe Jones’ freedom. But in the intervening years, no one asked for another test that could have identified another suspect. In 1992, there wasn’t a DNA databank, so the information couldn’t be entered and produce a “cold hit” as it eventually did in this case. But why wasn’t the DNA retested sooner? “I don’t know that I can explain why it took so long,” said Topeka Police Chief Ronald Miller. During preparation of an October story about Jones, the JournalWorld learned evidence in the case had been preserved and could possibly still be tested. A day after the story was published, the Topeka Police Cold Case Unit reopened the rape case and later produced the DNA profile match with Russell. There’s an unknown number of such evidence kits across the country — all with the key to solving other cold cases — that sit untested, as in the Russell case, said Scott Berkowitz, president of the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. “It’s a big, national problem,” he said. Berkowitz places untested DNA evidence into two categories. First, there are those piled up as part of DNA lab backlogs. At the KBI lab, for instance, the backlog is about 230 cases, some going back to 2004,

It’s a big, national problem.” — Scott Berkowitz, president of the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network said Kyle Smith, KBI deputy director. The KBI must prioritize cases because of limited resources, and first test the cases with upcoming trial dates. The cases with no suspect also get pushed back, Smith said. The larger issue, Berkowitz said, are the cases like Russell’s, where no one is even looking. “Most of the backlog is hidden,” he said. Berkowitz said it’s easy to imagine an old, unsolved rape or murder case that happened in a rural area decades ago. Detectives, police chiefs and family members of victims move away or die. And no one makes the move to see what old evidence, if any, might bring closure to a case. But it comes down to resources and knowing where to look. Berkowitz’s organization is pushing for the passage of the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry Act, which was introduced in Congress this year. The act would push local law enforcement agencies to identify untested evidence collected and stored well before DNA testing became an option in the early 1990s. “We’re not getting justice” without such measures, Berkowitz said. “At least we’ll know.” Miller said the Jones’ case could prompt Topeka police to search for similar evidence in other cold cases. “There may be other cases we need to look at,” he said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at


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Obama shows lack of will on Syria WASHINGTON — Last year President Obama ordered U.S. intervention in Libya under the grand new doctrine of “Responsibility to Protect.” Moammar Gaddafi was threatening a massacre in Benghazi. To stand by and do nothing “would have been a betrayal of who we are,” explained the president. In the year since, the government of Syria has more than threatened massacres. It has carried them out. Nothing hypothetical about the disappearances, executions, indiscriminate shelling of populated neighborhoods. More than 9,000 are dead. Obama has said that we cannot stand idly by. And what has he done? Stand idly by. Yes, we’ve imposed economic sanctions. But as with Iran, the economic squeeze has not altered the regime’s behavior. Monday’s announced travel and financial restrictions on those who use social media to track down dissidents is a pinprick. No Disney World trips for the chiefs of the Iranian and Syrian security agencies. And they might now have to park their money in Dubai instead of New York. That’ll stop ‘em. Obama’s other major announcement — at Washington’s Holocaust Museum, no less — was the creation of an Atrocities Prevention Board. I kid you not. A board. Russia flies planeloads of weapons to Damascus. Iran supplies money, trainers, agents, more weapons. And what does America do?

Charles Krauthammer

Don’t pretend the U.N. is doing anything. Don’t pretend the U.S. is doing anything. And don’t embarrass the nation with an Atrocities Prevention Board.”

Support a feckless U.N. peace mission that does nothing to stop the killing. (Indeed, some of the civilians who met with the peacekeepers were summarily executed.) And establish an Atrocities Prevention Board. With multiagency participation, mind you. The liberal faith in the power of bureaucracy and flowcharts, of committees and reports, is legend. But this is parody. Now, there’s an argument to be made that we do not have a duty to protect. That foreign policy is not social work. That you risk American lives only when national security and/or strategic interests are at stake, not merely to satisfy the humanitarian impulses of some of our leaders.

But Obama does not make this argument. On the contrary. He goes to the Holocaust Museum to commit himself and his country to defend the innocent, to affirm the moral imperative of rescue. And then does nothing of any consequence. His case for passivity is buttressed by the implication that the only alternative to inaction is military intervention — bombing, boots on the ground. But that’s false. It’s not the only alternative. Why aren’t we organizing, training and arming the Syrian rebels in their sanctuaries in Turkey? Nothing unilateral here. Saudi Arabia is already planning to do so. Turkey has turned decisively against Assad. And the French are pushing for even more direct intervention. Instead, Obama insists that we can only act with support of the “international community,” meaning the U.N. Security Council — where Russia and China have a permanent veto. By what logic does the moral legitimacy of U.S. action require the blessing of a thug like Vladimir Putin and the butchers of Tiananmen Square? Our slavish, mindless selfsubordination to “international legitimacy” does nothing but allow Russia — a pretend postSoviet superpower — to extend a protective umbrella over whichever murderous client it chooses. Obama has all but announced that Russia (or China) has merely to veto international actions — sanctions, military assistance, direct intervention —

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and the U.S. will back off. For what reason? Not even President Clinton, a confirmed internationalist, would acquiesce to such restraints. With Russia prepared to block U.N. intervention against its client, Serbia, Clinton saved Kosovo by summoning NATO to bomb the hell out of Serbia, the Russians be damned. If Obama wants to stay out of Syria, fine. Make the case that it’s none of our business. That it’s too hard. That we have no security/national interests there. In my view, the evidence argues against that, but at least a coherent case for hands off could be made. That would be an honest, straightforward policy. Instead, the president, basking in the sanctity of the Holocaust Museum, proclaims his solemn allegiance to a doctrine of responsibility — even as he stands by and watches Syria burn. If we are not prepared to intervene, even indirectly by arming and training Syrians who want to liberate themselves, be candid. And then be quiet. Don’t pretend the U.N. is doing anything. Don’t pretend the U.S. is doing anything. And don’t embarrass the nation with an Atrocities Prevention Board. The tragedies of Rwanda, Darfur and now Syria did not result from lack of information or lack of interagency coordination, but from lack of will.


Foreign Levi’s To the editor: I have purchased Levi’s jeans since I was about 12 years old. I remember buying them for $5 a pair when Hal Keltz had the Lawrence Surplus store in downtown Lawrence. I was looking at the labels of some that I have now and was very surprised to find that they were made in Egypt, Bangladesh, China, Lesotho (a country within the Republic of South Africa) and even Cambodia! And these were purchased here in Lawrence. No wonder that the unemployment rate is as high as it is. Chris Barteldes, Lawrence

Needless suffering

New Testament is feeling and showing compassion. Mr. Burkhead is famous for quoting the Bible, yet still does not seem to comprehend what Jesus was about or the concept of human compassion. Certainly Jesus would have favored helping a suffering dying person end their lives in a dignified fashion. Don’t we take our pets when they are suffering to the vet to have them euthanized and should not humans be treated as fairly? This is called being humane, Mr. Burkhead. If Jesus came back to Earth today, he would sissy smite you for corrupting his meaning and being so hateful! Craig Tucker, Lawrence

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To the editor: Once again, I have found another of Mr. Burkhead’s letters (Public Forum, April 25) to be appalling! My father died at home while we tried to administer morphine. My father suffered for no reason and the family suffered watching him die a slow, agonizing death. A most common theme throughout the

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Sun. 6:25 a.m. 8:12 p.m. 1:10 p.m. 2:12 a.m.



Billings 48/37

San Francisco 64/50

Minneapolis 46/38

Chicago 49/37

Denver 61/37


As of 7 a.m. Friday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

Level (ft)

876.23 893.35 975.65

Discharge (cfs)

24 25 50

Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.


Today Cities Hi Lo W Acapulco 88 68 s Amsterdam 54 49 sh Athens 72 59 pc Baghdad 98 73 pc Bangkok 98 81 pc Beijing 70 46 pc Berlin 83 56 s Brussels 61 57 sh Buenos Aires 57 45 sh Cairo 88 67 pc Calgary 49 32 c Dublin 48 35 sh Geneva 78 52 c Hong Kong 84 79 t Jerusalem 75 60 pc Kabul 68 45 t London 54 45 r Madrid 54 45 r Mexico City 84 52 s Montreal 45 26 pc Moscow 72 52 s New Delhi 97 72 pc Oslo 57 34 s Paris 62 58 r Rio de Janeiro 82 75 r Rome 79 58 s Seoul 72 46 s Singapore 88 77 t Stockholm 59 40 c Sydney 75 55 pc Tokyo 73 59 pc Toronto 47 28 pc Vancouver 56 48 c Vienna 80 61 s Warsaw 79 55 s Winnipeg 48 32 pc

Sun. Hi Lo W 88 68 s 64 49 c 75 60 s 101 74 s 97 80 t 72 54 s 80 58 pc 67 48 sh 61 41 pc 91 68 s 49 33 c 48 39 r 70 46 r 84 79 t 72 56 pc 70 42 s 58 43 r 54 43 sh 84 52 pc 48 30 pc 75 48 pc 97 73 pc 58 38 pc 61 46 sh 84 70 r 72 57 sh 79 52 s 88 77 t 55 39 pc 72 57 sh 75 61 pc 51 33 pc 60 50 c 81 55 s 82 54 s 59 44 pc

Houston 86/70

Miami 83/72

Fronts Cold

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Atlanta 84/62

El Paso 87/66

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Drenching rain will extend from the Midwest to the midAtlantic today. Tropical moisture will bring drenching thunderstorms to South Florida. Most of the West will remain sunny and dry. Today Sun. Today Sun. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W 81 66 pc 83 66 pc Albuquerque 77 51 s 78 55 pc Memphis Miami 83 72 t 83 74 t Anchorage 55 39 c 57 39 c 46 34 r 54 40 pc Atlanta 84 62 s 88 64 pc Milwaukee 46 38 r 61 46 pc Austin 85 71 pc 85 68 pc Minneapolis Nashville 85 63 pc 82 62 pc Baltimore 58 42 r 64 39 r Birmingham 87 63 s 88 61 pc New Orleans 84 69 pc 84 69 pc 56 43 pc 63 40 pc Boise 63 44 pc 69 47 pc New York 68 47 c 68 51 sh Boston 56 39 pc 58 39 pc Omaha 87 68 pc 88 67 pc Buffalo 49 30 pc 54 31 pc Orlando 56 43 r 63 42 pc Cheyenne 60 35 pc 60 37 pc Philadelphia 92 68 s 92 68 s Chicago 49 37 r 56 40 pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 50 35 r 61 33 pc Cincinnati 61 48 t 65 52 c Cleveland 48 33 r 52 33 pc Portland, ME 56 29 pc 54 30 pc Portland, OR 66 50 c 69 51 c Dallas 83 69 pc 82 68 c 69 45 s 75 49 pc Denver 61 37 pc 63 41 pc Reno 65 53 c 67 50 pc Des Moines 64 45 c 66 50 pc Richmond 82 50 s 80 51 s Detroit 49 33 r 58 35 pc Sacramento 79 59 pc 67 61 sh El Paso 87 66 s 90 65 pc St. Louis Fairbanks 57 34 pc 59 36 pc Salt Lake City 55 40 s 62 46 pc San Diego 72 61 s 68 60 s Honolulu 85 72 s 84 71 s Houston 86 70 pc 84 68 pc San Francisco 64 50 s 67 52 s Seattle 62 46 c 65 48 c Indianapolis 60 44 r 61 48 c Spokane 58 39 pc 62 43 pc Kansas City 73 54 pc 68 59 t Tucson 89 63 s 92 63 s Las Vegas 84 66 s 85 68 s 77 65 t 78 66 c Little Rock 81 64 pc 83 64 pc Tulsa Wash., DC 59 47 r 66 46 r Los Angeles 82 60 s 77 58 s National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: San Angelo, TX 102° Low: Bridgeport, CA 16°

WEATHER HISTORY State College, Pa., was buried by 20 inches of snow on April 28, 1928.

13th annual Hilltop Hustle 5K and 1K Family Fun Run, 8-11 a.m., 1605 Irving Hill Road Caddy Stacks fundraiser, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. City to rename streets for former KU football coach Don Fambrough, 11:15 a.m., 11th and Maine streets. Lawrence Ballet Theatre & Lawrence Jazz Ensemble Present Genesis Concert: Strength, Passion, Beauty, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. Open House for Douglas County Child Development Association, 5 p.m., DCCDA Office: 1525 W. 6th, Suite A. University Theatre and KU Opera present: “Merrily We Roll Along,â€? 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “Steel Magnolias,â€?øQN 5IFBUSF Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Lawrence Civic Choir Concert: “Carmina Burana,â€? 7:30 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. Caddy Stacks Adult VIP Mini Golf Party, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Charlie Wolf Band, 8 p.m., Cutter’s, 218 E. 20th St., Eudora. Country Way Band, 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St.


Caddy Stacks fundraiser, noon-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, 1-3 p.m., iBar, 947 Mass. “Steel Magnolias,â€?øQN 5IFBUSF Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Seventh annual Lawrence High School Focus Film Festival, 2 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. University Theatre and KU Opera present: “Merrily We Roll Along,â€? 2:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Leadership & Globalization in Sports Lecture Presents “Secretariatâ€? with author Bill Nack, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Lawrence Jewish Community Women’s Film Festival: “Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women,â€? 4 p.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. Instrumental Collegium, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive., Admission Free Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Acoustic Open Mic Night, free entry, sign-up at 9 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.



Friday’s markets Dow Industrials

+23.69, 13,228.31 Nasdaq

+18.59, 3,069.20 S&P 500

+3.38, 1,403.36

30-Year Treasury

—0.03, 3.11%

Corn (Chicago)

+18 cents, $6.26

Soybeans (Chicago)

+13.25 cents, $14.94

Wheat (Kansas City)

+7 cent, $6.47

Oil (New York)

+38 cents, $104.93 Gold

+$4.30, $1,664.80 Silver

+14 cents, $31.35 Platinum

+$5.50, $1,575.70

Growth sees rebound after slow start WASHINGTON — Don’t panic yet. The government reported Friday that the economy got off to a tepid start this year, but that doesn’t foreshadow a repeat of the near-standstill that happened in 2011. “The economy is firmly on a growth trajectory,� said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at California State University’s Smith School of Business. “The first-quarter slowdown will be temporary.� Still, the January-March report was discouraging. Economists had expected gross domestic product — the broadest gauge of economic output — to expand at a 2.5 percent annual rate for the first three months of the year. Instead, the Commerce

Department said it was 2.2 percent, mainly because of government budget-cutting and a slowdown in business investment. And some of the JanuaryMarch growth, meager as it was, probably came at the expense of the current quarter. An unseasonably warm winter pulled car buyers into showrooms earlier than usual. The same was true for housing construction. That’s one reason it jumped at a 19 percent pace from January through March. Economists doubt consumers can keep spending as freely as they did in the first three months of this year: an annual pace that was 2.9 percent faster than in the previous quarter and the fastest in more than a year.



During what time of day do most lightning fatalities occur?

70 percent occur during the afternoon.

May 5

New York 56/43

Washington 59/47

Kansas City 73/54

Los Angeles 82/60

Apr 29

Detroit 49/33



by Scott Adams



Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 7-11 a.m., 824 N.H. Red Dog’s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Walk MS, 9 a.m., Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, 1400 Mass. Sowing and Reaping: Christian Perspectives on Food & Agriculture, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Organic plant sale, a benefit for the Lawrence Soroptimist Club scholarship fund, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Kids Cooking & Craft Class, 10-11 a.m., Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway. Drug Take-Back event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St., and Investigations and Training Center, 4820 Bob Billings Parkway. Kids Cooking & Craft Class, noon-1 p .m., HyVee, 3504 Clinton Parkway. DIY Series: Caring for Your Historic Home, Windows with Mike Goans, Lawrence Preservation Alliance, 1-2:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History 1047 Mass. Foster Orientation for Shelter Animals (cats), 1 p.m., Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St. Africa World Documentary Film Festival, 1-11 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session, 2-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam,

FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

10am - 2pm Douglas County Courthouse 1100 Mass St. Lawrence Police Department 4820 Bob Billings


MEMBERS OF THE DANCE GALLERY SENIOR ELITE COMPETITION TEAM SHOW OFF awards they won at StarQuest Dance Competition in Kansas City, Mo., on Feb. 11. The girls won three platinum awards, three overall high point awards, a judge’s choice award and the Odyssey Award for most entertaining teen/senior routine overall. Team members, from left, are Louisa Holland (daughter of Tom and Barb Holland), Victoria Kaufman (daughter of Grant Kaufman and Kalissa McAtee), Ally Brittian-Waller (daughter of Robert and Tonya Waller), Alison Prather (daughter of Keith and Darla Prather), Anna Meissbach (daughter of Ken and Janice Meissbach) and Ashley Hutton (daughter of John and Debbie Hutton), all of Lawrence. Tonya Waller submitted the photo.


NFL DRAFT: Chiefs go for offensive tackles. 7B


CLOSE CALL Dylan Neal, right, and Oklahoma tagged Connor McCay and KU, 4-1, on Friday. Story on page 3B


LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD OSaturday, April 28, 2012


Blown away

Tom Keegan

Ill wind blows at LCC Iowa State senior Kristin Paulson of Ottumwa, Iowa, and her coach, Christie Martens, stood near a tree to the right of Lawrence Country Clubs’ 15th fairway and had agreed the only smart shot was a punch-out. “I was getting ready to hit the shot, and all of the sudden we hear this huge crack,” Paulson said. “And this branch about 10 yards away, this huge branch, fell down. We’re just lucky we’re still alive, pretty much.” The wind killed shots, putts and even a “huge branch” all day Friday in the opening round of the women’s golf Big 12 championship. Texas freshman Bertine Strauss of Koster, South Africa, won’t soon forget the range of emotions she felt when the branch cracked. “It was a scary but funny moment,” Strauss said. “It was pretty crazy. I mean, it could have hit one of them, and that would have not been good. It was a funny moment that I’ll remember for a little while.” The competitors differed on which shots were most crippled by the wind. “I would say definitely off the tee, having to deal with a cross wind most of the time, especially on the back nine,” Strauss said. “On the green it wasn’t as bad, but off the tee I felt it the most.” Canadian Anne-Catherine Tanguay, an Oklahoma sophomore from Quebec, shot 76 and carded a bogey on the final two holes after nailing a downhill, 30-foot putt for a birdie on No. 16, the hole that gave the field the most trouble. “I don’t even know if I knew what wind was before I came to Oklahoma,” Tanguay said. “Putting, it was hard to take your stance and not think about how the wind blowing you away and reading putts was just hard.” All the golfers polled agreed as to the quality of the course. “It was excellent,” Tanguay said. “I think it’s fantastic to be playing a course with rough, and then the fairways are top shape and the greens are top shape. They roll really well, and they’re firm. If you want a good championship, you need a quality course like this.” Strauss, who shot a 77, which put her two strokes off the three leaders heading into today’s second round of the three-round championship, considered the course tough but fair.

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY GOLFER GABRIELLA DIMARCO WATCHES HER SHOT on the 14th hole on the opening day of the Women’s Big 12 Golf Championship on Friday at Lawrence Country Club.

Bluster flusters KU in Round One By Jesse Newell

As much as the Kansas women’s golfers had practiced at Lawrence Country Club, they still weren’t fully prepared for the weather they saw Friday. “We wanted wind,” KU golf coach Erin O’Neil said, “but I’m not sure we wanted this much wind.” The blustery conditions — along with the pressure that comes with being the host school — led to a disappointing opening day for KU during the first round of the threeday Big 12 championships. The Jayhawks finished with a team score of 338, which is last place out of the 10 league

LEADERBOARD Hayley Davis, BU ...................... 75 Sasikarn On-Iam, ISU ............... 75 Chirapat Jao-Javanil, OU ......... 75 Amy Ruengmateekhun, OSU .... 76 Kelsey Vines, OSU .................... 76 Katerina Ruzickova, TAMU ....... 76 Anne Tanguay, OU .................... 76 Mary Michael Maggio, TAMU .... 77 Bertine Strauss, UT .................. 77 schools and 12 shots behind ninth-place Texas Tech. “You could just tell they weren’t comfortable,” O’Neil said of her golfers. “It showed up. When it’s windy like this, it’s just going to accentuate any mis-hit shot and make it worse.” The highlight for KU was

the play of junior Audrey Yowell, who entered as the Jayhawks’ fourth-best golfer according to scoring average. The McPherson native shot an 8-over 78, which put her in a tie for 10th. “I just tried to not hit amazing shots and made sure I gave myself enough room in case the Yowell wind picked up,” Yowell said. “Just choose the best place to err ... that’s what I did. It worked out well.” Yowell stayed consistent and limited damage, posting

Spring game a game again

only one score over bogey all day. She also finished her round with momentum, birdieing her final hole: the par-4 ninth. After getting on the green in two, Yowell faced a 30-foot putt. “I wasn’t really trying to make it. I was just trying to speed it down there so I could for sure get a par,” Yowell said. “And it went in, so that was a plus.” Yowell also ended her front nine with a birdie, posting a 2-over 37 through nine holes. “Audrey did a phenomenal job, and her head was in a good place from the get-go,” O’Neil said. “She embraced Please see GOLF, page 8B



Today’s spring finale won’t be just ‘glorified scrimmage’ By Matt Tait

Whether it’s played in front of a record crowd or not, it sure sounds like today’s Kansas University spring football game — 1 p.m. kickoff at Memorial Stadium — is going to be a bit different than previous editions. “We will actually play a game,” first-year KU coach Charlie Weis said. “We won’t show everything, obviously, and use every personnel group due to the lack of numbers, but we will come out, run it and throw it. … I would not call it a glorified scrimmage because it is going to be more competitive Please see KEEGAN, page 8B than that.”

GRUB ‘N’ PARK Parking for today’s spring game is free in all lots, but Kansas Athletics and KU Parking and Transit are requesting that fans bring donations of non-perishable food items to benefit Just Food, the primary food bank that serves Douglas County’s low-income families. Donations will be accepted at the entrances to lots 94, 59, 50 and 52. Part of that is because of the mentality that Weis and his coaching staff have brought to town. For 14 practices over the past four weeks, the Jayhawks have been put through a tryout of

sorts. Whether it was a fifthyear senior who had logged all kinds of playing time in the past or a red-shirt freshman who had yet to play during a live game, each player was treated equally by KU’s new coaching staff, and each was given a shot to prove himself to the new regime. Just because today’s spring game marks the end of spring drills and will be played out in front of fans in Memorial Stadium does not mean anything changes. The players seem to realize that. “It’s a new staff here, and guys are still out here showing their best,” senior captain

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KANSAS CITY SHORTSTOP ALCIDES ESCOBAR, TOP, LEAPS over Minnesota’s Denard Span after tagging him out on a steal attempt in the fourth inning. The Royals won their third straight, 7-6, on Please see SPRING, page 3B Friday in Minneapolis. Story on page 8B.

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY TODAY • Football, spring game, 1 p.m. • Softball vs. Texas Tech 2, noon • Baseball vs. Oklahoma, 6 p.m. • Women’s golf, Big 12 at Lawrence Country Club • Men’s golf, Big 12 at Trinity, Texas • Women’s swimming at Jimi Flowers Invitational, Auburn, Ala. • Rowing at Big 12, Oklahoma City SUNDAY • Softball vs. Texas Tech, noon • Baseball vs. Oklahoma, noon • Women’s golf, Big 12 at Lawrence Country Club • Men’s golf, Big 12 at Trinity, Texas • Women’s swimming at Jimi Flowers Invitational, Auburn, Ala.

S. Carolina cited for failure to monitor COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The NCAA has ruled that South Carolina failed to monitor its athletic program that resulted in various rules violations and has accepted the school’s proposed sanctions to cut six football scholarships and slash its official recruiting visits by more than half in the coming year. There were no forfeiture of games or bowl ban attached to the penalties, which stemmed from athletes receiving $59,000 in impermissible benefits. The NCAA said South Carolina’s

cooperation went “beyond standard expectations.� NCAA committee on infractions chairman Britton Banowsky said it was obvious early on that South Carolina wanted to get at the truth and in some instances did more than was required during the enforcement process. “They took the interview process and discovery process to a higher level,� Banowsky said. The school will also pay a fine of $18,500. The football team will lose three of its 85 scholarships in both the 2013 and 2014

seasons. It will also cut official visits for football recruiting to 30 from 56 during the 20012-13 academic year. The NCAA’s final report revised up the total of impermissible benefits by $4,000 to $59,000. South Carolina was placed on probation for three years, ending April 26, 2015. South Carolina athletic director Eric Hyman pledged from the start his department would cooperate fully with the NCAA “The university regrets the past actions and decisions by

By Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times

I already miss the Bowl Championship Series like an old pair of shoes that might have stepped in something. Is it really going away in two years? What will be left to lampoon? College football’s smart people, however, insist it’s time to move forward to some sort of post-2014, post-modern, postseason involving four teams. Although ordinary folks would call this a playoff, conference commissioners as late as Wednesday preferred the euphemism “four-team event.� After two days of meetings in South Florida, commissioners on Thursday only officially announced there would not be an eight- or 16-team playoff. This was like breaking news of a sunrise over Boca Raton. More important, our fearless leaders are fervently homing in on some variation of a fourteam solution. “We will present to our conferences a very small number of four-team options,� the BCS released in a statement. My preferred “event,� the original Plus One, apparently fell off the table during a lunch break even though it best protected the regular season and bowls. The “original� Plus One simply picks No. 1 and No. 2 after the bowl games. It keeps every BCS bowl in the national title hunt until New Year’s Day, and doesn’t extend the season beyond Jan. 8 or 9. It didn’t fly because commissioners were too far down the road with the four-team concept, which is fine. The presidents should approve some offshoot of this model sometime this summer. Make no mistake: A fourteam playoff won’t end the postseason controversy. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, after accepting his coach-of-the-year award from the Football Writers Association of America in New Orleans in January, said a four-team playoff would have settled last season’s argument. Using the final BCS standings, No.1 Louisiana State would have played No. 4 Stanford, with No. 2 Alabama pairing off against No. 3 Oklahoma State. I kindly pointed out that No. 5 Oregon thrashed Stanford in Palo Alto and also won, outright, something called the Pac-12 championship. “Oh, yeah,� Gundy said. No postseason plan is perfect, not even the NFL’s, where sub-.500 teams can win division championships. The important thing for college football is to move forward while protecting the past. Some pundits would just as soon see bowls disappear. Not me, although ESPN could easily retire five or 10 to the Cadillac Ranch. The tricky part of any new deal is not diminishing the traditions that made college football great, namely the regular season and the Rose Bowl. Granddaddy is going to have to make adjustments, again, 14 years after joining the BCS.


TODAY • Diving at Shawnee Mission South Invitational, 9 a.m. • Baseball vs. BV NW, 1 p.m.



Four-team playoff better than nothing

individuals that resulted in violations of NCAA legislation,� Hyman said in a statement released after the NCAA ruling. “We are pleased, however, that the Committee on Infractions found the corrective actions we have taken and the penalties we have self-imposed reflect the university’s commitment to full compliance with NCAA rules.� The case involved athletes staying at a local hotel near campus at a reduced rate and its connection to a mentoring group based in Delaware.

LAWRENCE HIGH TODAY • Diving at Shawnee Mission South Invitational, 9 a.m. • Baseball at Rockhurst, noon

Tigers’ Young apologizes after hate-crime arrest NEW YORK — Detroit Tigers left fielder Delmon Young apologized to his team and fans Friday, just before getting arraigned on a hate crime harassment charge for a fight at his hotel during which police say he yelled anti-Semitic epithets. Young posted a $5,000 bond at a brief hearing in Manhattan court and was released less than an hour before the Tigers’ game against the Yankees. He faces a misdemeanor aggravated harassment charge that entails targeting someone for his or her religious beliefs. If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail. Wearing a dark suit, Young said nothing during his arraignment. In a statement, however, Young said: “I sincerely regret what happened last night.� He apologized to the Tigers owners and organization, his teammates, family and Detroit fans. The Tigers arrived in New York at 10:30 p.m. Thursday after their plane sat on the tarmac for 2 hours, 15 minutes in Detroit, according to Leyland. Around 2:30 a.m., Young was standing outside of the Hilton New York. Nearby, a group of about four Chicago tourists staying at the hotel were approached by a panhandler wearing a yarmulke and a Star of David around his neck, according to police. After, as the group walked up to the hotel doors, Young started yelling anti-Semitic epithets, police said. It was not clear whom Young was yelling at, but he got into a tussle with the Chicago group, and a 32-year-old man was tackled and sustained scratches to his elbows, according to police and the criminal complaint.


Baker taps Sean Dooley BALDWIN CITY — Sean Dooley has been named head men’s basketball coach at Baker University, bringing with him a record of four straight seasons of 25-plus wins at Missouri’s Columbia College, where he served as an assistant. Baker AD Theresa Yetmar announced the appointment Friday. Dooley succeeds Brett Ballard, who resigned last month to become an assistant at Tulsa.

SMU’s Brown cuts players DALLAS — New SMU coach Larry Brown has informed several players they will not remain on the team. SMU athletic director Steve Orsini said in a statement Friday night that Brown, the Hall of Fame coach hired last week, conducted an evaluation of the roster and held individual meetings with players. While not saying how many or which players wouldn’t stay on the team, Orsini referred to “these young men.�

Tulsa grants Clarkson release TULSA, OKLA. — Tulsa University’s athletic department has reached an agreement with former Hurricane player Jordan Clarkson concerning his future. Clarkson has obtained a full release to all but a limited number of schools, the Tulsa World reported Friday. The paper believes the all-conference guard, who has elected to transfer following the firing

ROYALS TODAY • at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m. SUNDAY • at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.

SPORTS ON TV TODAY Baseball Duane Burleson/AP FIle Photo

DETROIT’S DELMON YOUNG BATS AGAINST Tampa Bay in this photo from April 12. Young has been arrested on a hate-crime assault charge after police say he confronted a group of men in New York. of Doug Wojcik and hiring of Danny Manning, has been released to one of five schools (Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor, Missouri and Arizona) that were on the “banned� list by TU last week. No final decision has been made on the future of Tulsa’s Kodi Maduka, who has a heart problem.

SIU players transferring Former Kansas University director of basketball operations Barry Hinson will be losing two players to transfer at Southern Illinois. Treg Setty and Dantiel Daniels will receive their releases when they complete coursework this semester, SIU’s athletic director has said. Also incoming SIU recruits Bobo Drummond and Travis Wilkins have requested their releases,

Auburn dismisses pair AUBURN, ALA. — Auburn has dismissed two basketball players and suspended a third indefinitely. Coach Tony Barbee said Friday that Cedrick McAfee and Josh Langford were kicked off the team for violating team rules and Noel Johnson is suspended.


Martin takes Richmond pole RICHMOND, VA. — Mark Martin watched and waited as 44 other drivers made two qualifying laps around Richmond International Raceway on Friday night, then went out and beat them all to win the pole for tonight’s Sprint Cup race.

Busch Nationwide winner RICHMOND, VA. — Kurt Busch blew past Kevin Harvick after the last pit stops with under 50 laps to go Friday night and held on in a side-by-side, last-lap duel with local favorite Denny Hamlin to win the Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

Dufner leads Zurich Classic AVONDALE, LA. — Jason Dufner moved into position for yet another bid to win his first PGA Tour title, shooting a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Zurich Classic.

Sunday Conference Semifinals Game One PHILADELPHIA ..................1â „2-1 ....................... New Jersey MLB Favorite .................. Odds ................. Underdog National League ST. LOUIS .......................61â „2-71â „2 ..................... Milwaukee CINCINNATI ........................8-9.............................. Houston PHILADELPHIA ..............61â „2-71â „2 ............... Chicago Cubs ATLANTA ............................6-7.......................... Pittsburgh MIAMI ..................................6-7................................ Arizona COLORADO .....................51â „2-61â „2 .......................... NY Mets SAN FRANCISCO ..............7-8........................... San Diego Washington ..................51â „2-61â „2 ................. LA DODGERS American League LA Angels ......................51â „2-61â „2 ................... CLEVELAND Kansas City ............Even-6 ........... MINNESOTA NY YANKEES .................51â „2-61â „2 ............................ Detroit TORONTO .......................71â „2-81â „2 ............................ Seattle BALTIMORE ........................6-7............................... Oakland CHI WHITE SOX ............. Even-6 ............................. Boston TEXAS ..................................7-8......................... Tampa Bay


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11 a.m. ESPN 33, 233 NFL 154,230

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Philadelphia v. Chicago noon TNT New York v. Miami 2:30p.m. ABC Orlando v. Indiana 7 p.m. ESPN Dallas v. Oklahoma City 9:30p.m. ESPN Golf


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Wash. v. N.Y. Rangers 2 p.m. NBC 14, 214 Los Angeles v. St. Louis 6:30p.m. NBCSN 38, 238 Track and Field




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Texas A&M v. Texas 2:30p.m. FSN 36, 236 Loy. Mary. v. Gonzaga 9 p.m. ESPNU 35, 235 College Softball


Texas A&M v. Texas Fresno St. v. Hawaii

12:30p.m.FSN 7 p.m. FCSP

36, 236 146







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Saturday, April 28, 2012

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Free agency best bet for KU’s NFL hopefuls By Matt Tait

Although most of the former Kansas University football players eligible for this year’s NFL Draft will go undrafted and be scooped up via free-agent deals in the days that follow, the group had one of the best advisers around heading into pre-draft workouts. “I spent more time (with them) on the front end, not the back end,” said first-year KU coach Charlie Weis, who walked NFL sidelines for nearly two decades. “Prior to interviews (with NFL scouts), I

sat down with all of them and said, ‘You don’t know me, but you know that I have connections. I can’t really respond to anyone about you, because I don’t really know you, but what I can tell you is, this is what’s going to happen.’ And I explained to them how it works.” Of all the Jayhawks hoping to hear their names called this weekend, linebacker Steven Johnson has the best shot of being drafted. The 6-foot, 239-pound linebacker led the Jayhawks in tackles in each of the past two seasons and, in February, participated at the invite-

only NFL Combine in Indianapolis. “He could get drafted late,” read Johnson’s Combine bio. “But stands a shot to make a roster as an immediate special teams contributor. He is a strong player who gets a lot of production by keeping blockers off him and understanding where they’re coming from, a trait highly attractive to coaches of 3-4 schemes. He will have to be drafted within a particular scheme that fits his needs in order to find success early. A recent mock draft released by’s Todd McShay, which covered all seven rounds and 246 picks,

did not include Johnson or fellow NFL hopefuls tight end Tim Biere, offensive linemen Jeremiah Hatch and Jeff Spikes or cornerback Isiah Barfield. That, Weis said, does not mean Johnson or the rest of the group won’t make an NFL team. “They think he is a nice, solid inside linebacker,” said Weis, asked what his NFL friends told him about Johnson. “I think he will have a good chance of being on somebody’s team … and, as a player, that is all you ask for. Unless you are getting taken high in the first round, money in this league is not made

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KANSAS THIRD BASEMAN ZAC ELGIE MAKES A THROW to first. KU fell to Oklahoma, 4-1, on Friday at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU baseball falls, 4-1 By Matt Tait

His team gave him just one run and five hits during Friday’s 4-1 loss to Oklahoma at Hoglund Ballpark, but Kansas University sophomore pitcher Frank Duncan logged another strong outing for the Jayhawks. Duncan even delivered when he wasn’t pitching. With the Jayhawks trailing 2-0 after three innings, a heavy rain began to fall, and the game entered into a rain delay that lasted one hour and 38 minutes. During the delay, Duncan worked just as hard as he did on the mound. Back in the Jayhawks’ clubhouse, Duncan first visited with trainers and made sure to get heating pads on his throwing arm. He then hit the treadmill, walking for 10 minutes and sitting for five. He repeated the cycle for a few turns and then hit the bullpen once the Jayhawks got the all-clear. “It was just like preparing for a start again,”


Toben Opurum said. “Even if they’re comfortable with where they are, they want to make sure they’re showing their best all the time. (Weis) wants to make it as game-like as possible. The earlier we can see what the presence is gonna be, the better it’ll be for us. It’ll definitely have a different feel to it than the last few spring games.” That’s not just because of the new mind-set. Weis also will reveal plenty of elements of the 2012 squad that people seem to be dying to see. At the top of that list is Notre Dame transfer Dayne Crist, a senior quarterback who is expected to start this fall. Asked what he’s hoping for from today’s game, the fifth-year senior QB offered a glimpse into why Weis seems to be so connected to him. “Guys stay healthy,” Crist said. “That’s the last thing you want to do is

Duncan (4-6) said. “It actually felt like it was a new game.” In many ways it was. Despite the lengthy delay, both coaches elected to stay with their starters, and both were rewarded big-time. Duncan struck out five of the first six Sooners he faced following the delay and made it through seven innings before his night was finished. “That’s his first time going through something like that,” KU coach Ritch Price said. “And I was pleased with the job he did. On a Friday night in this league, it’s absolutely crucial for your starter to give you seven innings, and he did that.” According to Price, Duncan’s strong effort actually was bittersweet for the Jayhawks. “Duncan’s been our best (pitcher),” Price said. “So that ends up being a devastating loss. Not just because you lose Game 1 of the series, but because you lose Game 1 with your best guy.”

While Duncan was doing his best to keep the Jayhawks in it until their bats could come alive, OU ace John Jordan (8-4) was baffling the Jayhawks (17-26 overall, 4-12 Big 12). Only senior Zac Elgie (2for-4) recorded multiple hits. Elgie, who injured his hand sliding into third base after tripling in the seventh, also singled and was taken to the hospital to examine the hand after the game. The Jayhawks reached base only eight times all night, twice on errors, as Jordan struck out eight and walked none. “I have to tip my hat to John,” Price said. “He did a fabulous job of mixing pitches, and when he went to his fastball we were late all night. He dominated our right-handed hitters, a lot of them who were in the lineup tonight to get to him.” KU and OU (27-16, 8-8) will resume the series at 6 tonight.

lose a guy in the spring game. It’s great to get out there and have fans around, but at the end of the day you want to have guys get out of the game healthy.” Of course, there is more to it than that, and Crist acknowledged as much. Asked what he hoped for from himself and Weis’ offense, Crist coughed up a little more coach-speak. “Just be efficient,” he said. “I know that’s kind of vague, but that’s kind of the goal you have every time you step out as a quarterback. Just being as efficient as possible in your throws and making the right checks and just putting the team in the best situation at all times.” Opurum said the coaches tried to split up the blue squad and the white squad as evenly as possible. The Jayhawks were told which team they would be on at the end of Thursday’s practice, but the rosters won’t be made public until kickoff. One guess that seems safe is that Crist and BYU-transfer Jake Heaps, who will have to sit out the 2012 season,

will be on opposite teams. And while the two ultracompetitive, former fivestar QBs no doubt will try to outdo each other throughout the day, Crist said he and Heaps had not made any wagers as extra incentive. “Nah. That’d be an NCAA violation,” Crist said with a laugh. As for what he expects from Heaps, that was no laughing matter. “I know it’s exciting for him,” Crist said of Heaps. “He’s worked so hard this spring, and it’s nice for him to have this outlet and to just be able to go out and do it live for the last time in probably a long time. It’ll be great for him, but we’re excited for everybody and just want to put a nice close on spring practice.” Added offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson: “We just want to show ’em that we’ve made progress throughout the spring and putting our best day together as a unit. We want to show not only the fans but also ourselves that we’ve grasped the offense.”

JOPLIN, MO. — Kansas University’s Andrea Geubelle leaped to the NCAA’s best triple-jump mark — 44 feet, 51⁄2 inches — at the Bill Williams/ Bob Laptad Invitational on Friday as 11 Jayhawks and three relay teams claimed titles. KU’s other winners Friday: Eric Dyson, men’s 3,000 steeplechase, 9:28.75; Paris Daniels, women’s 400, 55.39; Diamond Dixon, women’s 100, 11.34, and women’s 200, 23.13; Maddy Rich, women’s 800; 2:19.18; Timmie Morris, women’s 400 hudles, 1:04.42; Michael Stigler, men’s 400 hurdles, 53.05; Ragan Allen, women’s 1,500, 4:52.64; Evan Landes, men’s 5,000, 14:56.63; Demi Payne, women’s pole vault (tie), and Jonathan 13-91⁄4; Fuller, men’s high jump, 6-111⁄2.

when you first sign, money is made on your second contract. That is common knowledge.” Last year, former KU defensive back Chris Harris watched all three days of the NFL Draft but did not expect to be selected. He wasn’t, as the 32 NFL teams drafted 254 players instead of him. Harris used that as motivation and wound up starting for the Denver Broncos and finishing in the top five among all rookies in tackles. Weis said Harris’ path was an example of an undrafted player doing it the right way. “Sometimes a player

will take $2,000 to sign as an unrestricted free agent after the draft with some team that he has no chance of making, versus going to another team for nothing, that they have a chance of making,” Weis said. “When you make the team, that is when you make some money, not when someone gives you $2,000 to sign. I tried to explain to them the thought process and how the whole thing works.” The draft, which began with the first round Thursday night and rounds two and three Friday, will wrap today, with rounds four through seven.

BRIEFLY KU softball delayed by rain

FSHS baseball ppd.

Kansas University’s scheduled softball meeting with No. 24 Texas Tech on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark was interrupted by inclement weather in the fifth inning and will be finished at noon today. Tech leads the delayed game, 3-1. Play will resume today with the bases loaded and one out. Game Two in the series will follow at 2. Afterward, KU’s five seniors will be recognized.

LHS soccer falls to Olathe South Lawrence High struck first in its girls soccer home match with Olathe South, but the Lions fell, 8-1, on Friday night. The Lions’ Addison Campbell scored the first goal of the game. Olathe South won the junior varsity match, 4-0, on Friday. The Lions will play Tuesday at Shawnee Mission North.

The Free State High baseball team’s Friday home game against Blue Valley North was postponed due to the threat of inclement weather. The non-league game was pushed back to this afternoon. It is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. at FSHS.

Four Veritas players honored Four Veritas Christian basketball players were named to the 2011-12 Kansas Christian Athletic Association’s all-state teams. Senior Elijah Penny, who helped the Veritas boys finish third at the KCAA state tournament and averaged 14.1 points and 7.0 rebounds, was named to the first team. His junior teammates Thomas Bachert (8.9 points, 9.2 rebounds, 66 blocks) and Andrew Currier (8.5 points) were named honorable mention, as was Veritas girls senior Ellen Phillips (8.8 points, 8.0 rebounds).


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Tampa Bay Baltimore New York Toronto Boston

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West Division Texas Oakland Seattle Los Angeles

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SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Yankees 7, Detroit 6 Cleveland 3, L.A. Angels 2 Oakland 5, Baltimore 2 Seattle 9, Toronto 5, 10 innings Tampa Bay 8, Texas 4 Boston 10, Chicago 3 Kansas City 7, Minnesota 6

NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago Cubs 5, Philadelphia 1 Arizona 5, Miami 0 Houston 6, Cincinnati 4 Atlanta 6, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 13, Milwaukee 1 Colorado 18, N.Y. Mets 9 Dodgers 3, Washington 2 San Diego at San Fran., (n)

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES L.A. Angels (Haren 0-1) at Cleveland (J.Gomez 1-0), 12:05 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 0-2) at Minnesota (Marquis 1-0), 12:10 p.m. Detroit (Smyly 0-0) at N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 0-1), 3:05 p.m. Seattle (Millwood 0-1) at Toronto (Morrow 1-1), 3:07 p.m. Oakland (T.Ross 1-0) at Baltimore (W.Chen 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 0-2) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 3-0), 6:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 1-2) at Texas (Lewis 2-0), 7:05 p.m. SUNDAY’S GAMES Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 12:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Cleveland, 12:05 p.m. Seattle at Toronto, 12:07 p.m. Oakland at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m. Boston at Chicago White Sox, 1:10 p.m. Kansas City at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas, 7:05 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Milwaukee (Estrada 0-0) at St. Louis (Lohse 3-0), 12:05 p.m. Houston (Harrell 1-1) at Cincinnati (Cueto 2-0), 3:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 0-0) at Philadelphia (Blanton 1-3), 6:05 p.m. Arizona (I.Kennedy 3-0) at Miami (A.Sanchez 1-0), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Bedard 0-4) at Atlanta (Delgado 2-1), 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 1-2) at Colorado (Guthrie 2-1), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Bass 1-2) at San Francisco (Lincecum 1-2), 8:05 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 2-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 2-1), 8:10 p.m. SUNDAY’S GAMES Arizona at Miami, 12:10 p.m. Houston at Cincinnati, 12:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 12:35 p.m. Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 12:35 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 1:15 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Colorado, 2:10 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. Washington at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m.

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Mariners 9, Blue Jays 5, 10 Innings TORONTO — Michael Saunders hit two home runs, including a grand Str Home Away slam in the 10th, and Seattle rallied to beat Toronto W-1 3-6 7-2 to extend its win streak to L-4 3-6 7-4 a season-high four games. L-5 6-7 4-3 Saunders started a twoW-3 0-10 6-4 run rally in the ninth with L-6 2-8 3-7 a shot to center, then hit the tiebreaking homer to right off Luis Perez (2-1) Str Home Away in the 10th for his third L-1 7-4 8-1 homer of the season. W-3 6-7 W-4 3-6 L-5 4-6

NATIONAL LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Kemp LAD 20 73 21 33 .452 Altuve Hou 19 74 13 28 .378 Posey SF 16 58 9 21 .362 DWright NYM 17 61 10 22 .361 Freese StL 18 66 9 23 .348 SCastro ChC 20 79 9 27 .342 Sandoval SF 19 78 14 26 .333 LaRoche Was 20 75 8 25 .333 Kubel Ari 18 63 6 21 .333 Pierre Phi 18 63 6 21 .333 RUNS-Kemp, Los Angeles, 21; Beltran, St. Louis, 16; MEllis, Los Angeles, 15; Freeman, Atlanta, 15; Hart, Milwaukee, 15; Schafer, Houston, 15; Headley, San Diego, 14; Sandoval, San Francisco, 14; Uggla, Atlanta, 14. RBI-Ethier, Los Angeles, 24; Kemp, Los Angeles, 23; Freese, St. Louis, 19; JDMartinez, Houston, 19; LaRoche, Washington, 16; Freeman, Atlanta, 15; CGonzalez, Colorado, 15. HITS-Kemp, Los Angeles, 33; Altuve, Houston, 28; SCastro, Chicago, 27; Bourn, Atlanta, 26; Furcal, St. Louis, 26; Sandoval, San Francisco, 26; LaRoche, Washington, 25. DOUBLES-YMolina, St. Louis, 9. TRIPLES-OHudson, San Diego, 4. HOME RUNS-Kemp, Los Angeles, 10; Hart, Milwaukee, 6; Beltran, St. Louis, 5; Bruce, Cincinnati, 5; Ethier, Los Angeles, 5; Infante, Miami, 5.

Saturday, April 28, 2012


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Yankees 7, Tigers 6 NEW YORK — Derek Jeter scored on a passed ball with one out in the ninth inning, and New York rallied to hand the Tigers their fifth straight loss, hours after Detroit left fielder Delmon Young was arraigned on a hate crime harassment charge.


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Indians 3, Angels 2 CLEVELAND — Asdrubal Cabrera singled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning to lift Cleveland over struggling Los Angeles. Albert Pujols went 1-for-4 in the Angels’ fifth straight loss. Pujols is homerless in 20 games since signing a $240 million, 10-year contract — his longest drought to start a season. Los Angeles


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JWeeks 2b Reimld lf Crisp lf Hardy ss Reddck rf Markks rf Cespds cf AdJons cf Kaaihu 1b Wieters c Barton 1b C.Davis 1b S.Smith dh MrRynl dh KSuzuk c Flahrty 3b Sogard 3b Andino 2b Pnngtn ss Totals Totals 31 2 5 2 Oakland 030 001 010—5 Baltimore 100 001 000—2 DP-Oakland 1. LOB-Oakland 2, Baltimore 7. 2B-Crisp (1), K.Suzuki (6), Reimold (5), Hardy (3), C.Davis (6). HR-Reddick (3), Sogard (2). SB-Crisp (3). CS-J.Weeks (2). SF-Markakis. IP H R ER BB SO Oakland McCarthy W,1-3 7 5 2 2 3 4 Cook H,6 1 0 0 0 0 4 Balfour S,6-7 1 0 0 0 1 2 Baltimore 4 4 2 3 Arrieta L,1-2 52⁄3 4 Patton 2 0 1 1 1 1 1⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Lindstrom Gregg 1 0 0 0 0 2


T-2:45. A-18,297 (45,971).

Red Sox 10, White Sox 3 CHICAGO — Darnell McDonald hit a tiebreaking three-run double and homered to help Boston rally past Chicago. David Ortiz hit a tworun shot for the Red Sox, who are 5-0 since blowing a 9-0 lead against the New York Yankees on Saturday for their fifth straight loss. After Paul Konerko’s home run in the fifth gave the White Sox a 3-2 lead, the Red Sox responded with a five-run sixth inning, highlighted by Mc-

Rays 8, Rangers 4 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Evan Longoria homered and drove in four runs to help Tampa Bay extend its winning streak to six games with a victory over Texas. Longoria hit a three-run homer in the first inning and added an RBI single in the fourth for the Rays, who had a season-high 16 hits in support of starter James Shields (4-0). Tampa Bay

Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi Jnnngs lf 5 1 2 0 Kinsler 2b 4 1 20 C.Pena 1b 5 1 0 0 Andrus ss 5 1 30 Longori 3b 4 2 2 4 Hamltn cf 5 1 13 Zobrist rf 4 1 1 1 Beltre 3b 4 0 10 Kppngr dh 3 1 3 0 MYong dh 5 0 10 Scott ph-dh 2 1 1 1 N.Cruz rf 4 0 10 BUpton cf 5 0 3 1 DvMrp lf 3 1 21 SRdrgz ss 5 0 0 0 Napoli c 4 0 10 Gimenz c 4 0 2 1 Morlnd 1b 4 0 10 EJhnsn 2b 41 2 0 Totals 41 816 8 Totals 38 4 13 4 Tampa Bay 401 201 000—8 Texas 100 021 000—4 E-Gimenez (2), Longoria (6), Kinsler (3). DP-Tampa Bay 1, Texas 2. LOB-Tampa Bay 8, Texas 10. 2B-Zobrist (3), E.Johnson (1), Kinsler (7), Moreland (1). HR-Longoria (4), Scott (5), Hamilton (9), Dav.Murphy (2). SB-Andrus (4). IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Shields W,4-0 6 11 4 4 0 8 Howell 1 2 0 0 0 1 W.Davis H,3 1 0 0 0 1 1 McGee 1 0 0 0 0 2 Texas M.Harrison L,3-1 5 14 7 6 1 3 M.Lowe 1 2 1 1 1 0 Uehara 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 R.Ross 1 ⁄3 0 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Ogando Howell pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP-by Howell (Beltre). T-3:18. A-47,496 (48,194).


Rockies rough up Mets, 18-8 The Associated Press

Rockies 18, Mets 8 DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez was at the center of an 11-run fifth inning, hitting a homer and single to drive in five of his six RBIs, and Colorado outslugged New York on Friday night. Ramon Hernandez hit his sixth career grand slam — and first for the Rockies this season — and Troy Tulowitzki and Dexter Fowler also homered for Colorado, which scored a season high. The Mets had some firepower of their own as Scott Hairston became the 10th player in team history to hit for the cycle while driving in four runs, but it wasn’t enough on a night when pitching was an afterthought and the ball was flying all over in the Mile High city’s thin air. New York


ab r h bi ab r h bi Niwnhs cf 5 1 1 0 Scutaro 2b 5 4 40 Tejada ss 6 2 4 0 JHerrr 3b 4 3 11 DnMrp 2b 5 0 0 0 CGnzlz lf 6 1 36 DWrght 3b 3 1 1 0 Tlwtzk ss 6 2 21 Hairstn lf 5 3 4 4 Helton 1b 5 1 31 Parnell p 0 0 0 0 Cuddyr rf 3 2 10 Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 RHrndz c 5 2 15 Duda rf 4 1 2 2 Fowler cf 5 1 33 Lutz 1b 5 1 1 0 Pomrnz p 1 0 10 Nickes c 2 0 2 1 Rogers p 0 0 00 Thole ph-c 2 0 1 0 EYong ph 1 2 00 Schwnd p 3 0 1 1 Roenck p 0 0 00 Acosta p 0 0 0 0 MtRynl p 1 0 00 Batista p 0 0 0 0 Belisle p 1 0 00 Turner ph 1 0 0 0 Brothrs p 0 0 00 RRmrz p 00 0 0 Baxter lf 10 0 0 Totals 42 917 8 Totals 43 18 1917 New York 100 143 000— 9 Colorado 200 0(11)0 50x—18 E-Nickeas (1), Thole (2), Dan.Murphy (3), Lutz (1), Tejada (2), Schwinden (1), Fowler (2). LOB-New York 11, Colorado 7. 2B-Hairston (2). 3B-Hairston (1), Scutaro (1), Helton (1). HR-Hairston (2), C.Gonzalez (3), Tulowitzki (3), R.Hernandez (4), Fowler (3). SB-E. Young (4). CS-D.Wright (3). IP H R ER BB SO New York Schwinden 4 7 6 5 1 0 1⁄3 5 7 7 2 0 Acosta L,0-1 2⁄3 Batista 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 R.Ramirez 12⁄3 4 2⁄3 3 1 1 0 0 Parnell 2⁄3 Byrdak 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado Pomeranz 4 5 2 1 3 4 Rogers 1 6 4 4 0 3 2⁄3 3 3 3 1 0 Roenicke Mat.Reynolds W,3-0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 Belisle 11⁄3 1 Brothers 1 0 0 0 0 2 Schwinden pitched to 4 batters in the 5th. HBP-by Acosta (J.Herrera), by Pomeranz (Duda). WP-Pomeranz. T-3:47. A-35,103 (50,398).

Cardinals 13, Brewers 1 ST. LOUIS — Matt Holliday had three hits, and St. Louis scored eight runs in the third inning, roughing up Yovani Gallardo. Jake Westbrook (3-1) gave up one run over seven innings for the Cardinals. He has allowed two earned runs or less in all four of his starts this season. St. Louis, which set season highs for runs in an inning and a game, won for the eighth time in its last 12. Milwaukee

ab r 30 10 31 30 10 30 10 30 00 00 10 40 30 30 10 10 10 32 1

h bi 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1

St. Louis

ab r h bi RWeks 2b Furcal ss 2 2 00 CIzturs 2b Greene ss 1 0 00 Morgan cf-lf Jay cf 5 1 33 Braun lf Hollidy lf 3 1 32 CGomz cf Komats lf 1 1 10 ArRmr 3b Beltran rf 4 1 11 Kottars 1b Roinsn rf 1 0 00 Hart rf Freese 3b 4 1 21 MParr p T.Cruz c 1 0 00 Dillard p YMolin c-1b 4 2 21 Ishikaw ph MCrpnt 1b-3b 5 2 1 2 Gamel 1b-3b Schmkr 2b 3 2 23 AlGnzlz ss Westrk p 2 0 00 Lucroy c JRomr p 0 0 00 Gallard p Salas p 0 0 00 McClnd p Aoki rf Totals Totals 36 13 1513 Milwaukee 100 000 000—1 St. Louis 028 020 01x—13 DP-Milwaukee 1, St. Louis 2. LOB-Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 6. 2B-Ar.Ramirez (6), Y.Molina (9), M.Carpenter (3). 3B-Schumaker (1). S-Westbrook 2. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Gallardo L,1-2 2 8 8 8 2 3 McClendon 3 5 4 4 3 1 M.Parra 2 0 0 0 0 4 Dillard 1 2 1 1 0 1 St. Louis Westbrook W,3-1 7 7 1 1 0 5 J.Romero 1 0 0 0 0 0 Salas 1 0 0 0 0 0 Gallardo pitched to 6 batters in the 3rd. HBP-by J.Romero (Morgan), by Westbrook (Ale. Gonzalez). T-2:34. A-43,063 (43,975).


h bi 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


ab r h bi Cozart ss 5 0 10 Stubbs cf 4 1 10 Votto 1b 3 0 11 Phillips 2b 3 0 10 Ludwck lf 4 0 00 LeCure p 0 0 00 Rolen 3b 4 0 00 Bruce rf 4 2 21 Mesorc c 4 1 11 Leake p 1 0 00 Simon p 0 0 00 Frazier ph 1 0 11 Hoover p 0 0 00 Harris ph 1 0 00 Arrdnd p 0 0 00 Heisey lf 1 0 00 Totals 36 6 9 6 Totals 35 4 8 4 Houston 002 400 000—6 Cincinnati 000 011 002—4 E-J.Castro (2), Phillips (1). LOB-Houston 6, Cincinnati 6. 2B-Altuve (6), Lowrie (2), C.Johnson (4), Votto (8). 3B-Altuve (3), Frazier (2). HR-Bruce (5), Mesoraco (1). SB-Schafer (7), Bogusevic (3), Stubbs (4). CS-Stubbs (1). S-W.Rodriguez. IP H R ER BB SO Houston W.Rodriguez W,2-2 6 6 2 2 2 6 W.Lopez 1 0 0 0 0 0 Fe.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 0 3 1⁄3 2 2 2 0 0 Abad 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Myers S,4-4 Cincinnati 2 6 3 0 1 Leake L,0-3 3 ⁄3 7 0 0 1 0 Simon 11⁄3 2 Hoover 2 0 0 0 1 2 Arredondo 1 0 0 0 0 2 LeCure 1 0 0 0 0 2 WP-Fe.Rodriguez. PB-Mesoraco. T-3:12. A-29,486 (42,319). Schafer cf Altuve 2b JDMrtn lf Ca.Lee 1b MDwns 1b Lowrie ss Bogsvc rf CJhnsn 3b JCastro c WRdrg p WLopez p Maxwll ph FRdrgz p Abad p Myers p

ab r 51 51 40 00 40 41 31 41 41 20 00 10 00 00 00

Cubs 5, Phillies 1 PHILADELPHIA — Paul Maholm outpitched Roy Halladay to lead Chicago past Philadelphia. Maholm (2-2) allowed a run on five hits in 61⁄3 innings, dropping his ERA from 8.36 to 6.20. Chicago

Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi DeJess rf 5 0 1 1 Pierre lf 4 0 10 Campn cf 5 2 2 0 Polanc 3b 4 0 20 SCastro ss 4 0 2 1 Rollins ss 4 0 00 LaHair 1b 3 1 1 0 Pence rf 4 0 00 ASorin lf 4 0 1 1 Victorn cf 4 0 00 Dolis p 0 0 0 0 Wggntn 1b 4 1 21 IStewrt 3b 4 0 1 1 Ruiz c 4 0 10 Barney 2b 4 0 0 0 Galvis 2b 3 0 10 Soto c 2 1 0 0 Hallady p 2 0 00 Mahlm p 2 0 0 0 Mayrry ph 1 0 10 RJhnsn lf 1 1 1 1 Schwm p 0 0 00 Totals 34 5 9 5 Totals 34 1 8 1 Chicago 000 102 002—5 Philadelphia 000 000 100—1 DP-Chicago 1, Philadelphia 1. LOB-Chicago 6, Philadelphia 6. 2B-S.Castro (5), I.Stewart (2), Ruiz (4). 3B-R.Johnson (2). HR-Wigginton (2). SB-Campana (5), S.Castro (8). CS-S.Castro (2). IP H R ER BB SO Chicago 1 1 0 1 Maholm W,2-2 61⁄3 5 2⁄3 2 0 0 0 0 Russell H,1 Dolis S,1-1 2 1 0 0 0 0 Philadelphia Halladay L,3-2 7 6 3 3 2 5 2⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Bastardo 2 2 1 0 Schwimer 11⁄3 2

Astros 6, Reds 4 CINCINNATI — Jose Altuve drove in two runs with a triple and a double, leading Wandy Rodriguez and Houston past Cincinnati. WP-Maholm. T-2:41. A-45,261 (43,651). Jed Lowrie also had two hits for the Astros, who have won consecu- Diamondbacks 5, tive games for the first Marlins 0 MIAMI — Joe Saunders time since a three-game winning streak April 7-9. pitched a three-hitter, Ja-

son Kubel tied a career best with four hits, and Arizona sent Miami to its sixth straight loss. Kubel extended his hitting streak to 10 games. Miguel Montero drove in three runs, and Aaron Hill homered for the Diamondbacks. Arizona

ab r 50 51 41 41 50 52 30 40 20

h bi 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 2 3 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 1


ab r h bi Bonifac cf 4 0 10 DMrph ss 3 0 00 HRmrz 3b 3 0 00 Morrsn lf 3 0 00 Infante 2b 3 0 10 Stanton rf 3 0 00 GSnchz 1b 3 0 10 J.Buck c 2 0 00 Zamrn p 1 0 00 Kearns ph 1 0 00 Coghln ph 1 0 00 Totals 37 515 5 Totals 27 0 3 0 Arizona 110 001 002—5 Miami 000 000 000—0 DP-Arizona 3, Miami 2. LOB-Arizona 12, Miami 2. 2B-M.Montero (1). HR-A.Hill (4). SB-G.Parra (6). S-J. Saunders. SF-J.Saunders. IP H R ER BB SO Arizona J.Saunders W,2-1 9 3 0 0 2 4 Miami Zambrano L,0-2 6 10 3 3 2 2 2⁄3 2 0 0 0 1 M.Dunn 2 2 1 1 Webb 12⁄3 2 2 ⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Gaudin HBP-by Zambrano (J.Upton). T-2:56. A-31,949 (37,442). Blmqst ss GParra cf J.Upton rf Kubel lf MMntr c A.Hill 2b Overay 1b RRorts 3b JSndrs p

Braves 6, Pirates 1 ATLANTA — Tommy Hanson allowed one run in six innings, Dan Uggla and Chipper Jones came through in a four-run seventh, and streaking Atlanta defeated Pittsburgh. The Braves won for the 13th time in 16 games after an 0-4 start. Pittsburgh

Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi Presley lf 4 0 2 0 Bourn cf 5 0 20 Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 Prado lf 4 1 21 McCtch cf 4 1 1 0 Fremn 1b 4 1 10 GJones rf 4 0 1 1 McCnn c 3 0 00 Walker 2b 3 0 1 0 D.Ross c 0 1 00 PAlvrz 3b 2 0 0 0 Uggla 2b 4 1 12 McGeh 1b 3 0 1 0 C.Jones 3b 4 0 22 Barajs c 3 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 3 1 00 AJBrnt p 1 0 0 0 Pstrnck ss 3 1 11 McLoth ph 1 0 0 0 Hanson p 1 0 00 Watson p 0 0 0 0 JFrncs ph 1 0 00 Meek p 0 0 0 0 Medlen p 1 0 10 Totals 29 1 6 1 Totals 33 6 10 6 Pittsburgh 000 100 000—1 Atlanta 001 100 40x—6 DP-Atlanta 2. LOB-Pittsburgh 6, Atlanta 9. 2B-Uggla (3). SB-McCutchen (5), Heyward (7). CS-Presley (3). S-A.J.Burnett, Hanson. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh A.J.Burnett L,1-1 6 6 2 2 3 8 1⁄3 1 3 3 2 0 Watson 1 1 0 0 Meek 12⁄3 3 Atlanta Hanson W,3-2 6 6 1 1 3 5 Medlen S,1-1 3 0 0 0 1 0 WP-Hanson. T-2:57. A-36,215 (49,586).

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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W y-Boston 39 x-New York 36 x-Philadelphia 35 Toronto 23 New Jersey 22

L 27 30 31 43 44

Pct .591 .545 .530 .348 .333

L10 7-3 7-3 6-4 3-7 3-7

Str W-2 W-3 L-1 W-1 L-6

Home 24-9 22-11 19-14 13-20 9-24

Away 15-18 14-19 16-17 10-23 13-20

Conf 32-16 28-20 28-20 15-33 16-32

Pct .697 .606 .561 .303 .106

GB — 6 9 26 39

L10 6-4 7-3 4-6 8-2 0-10

Str L-2 W-2 L-1 W-6 L-23

Home 28-5 23-10 21-12 11-22 4-29

Away 18-15 17-16 16-17 9-24 3-30

Conf 35-13 31-17 30-18 16-32 5-43

Pct .758 .636 .470 .379 .318

GB — 8 19 25 29

L10 7-3 8-2 3-7 4-6 2-8

Str W-3 L-1 L-2 W-1 L-4

Home 26-7 23-10 17-16 18-15 11-22

Away 24-9 19-14 14-19 7-26 10-23

Conf 38-10 29-19 24-24 20-28 13-35

GB — 9 14 16 29

L10 10-0 8-2 5-5 3-7 6-4

Str W-10 W-6 L-2 W-1 L-1

Home 28-5 26-7 23-10 22-11 11-22

Away 22-11 15-18 13-20 12-21 10-23

Conf 35-13 26-22 26-22 23-25 14-34

GB — 9 11 19 21

L10 6-4 8-2 7-3 1-9 1-9

Str L-1 W-4 W-5 L-7 L-2

Home 26-7 20-13 25-8 20-13 13-20

Away 21-12 18-15 11-22 8-25 13-20

Conf 34-14 22-26 Eastern Conference 25-23 20-28 No. 1 Chicago Bulls (50-16) vs. 8 Philadelphia 76ers (35-31) 19-29 No. Season series: Bulls, 2-1. Chicago won the

Southeast Division y-Miami x-Atlanta x-Orlando Washington Charlotte

W 46 40 37 20 7

L 20 26 29 46 59

Central Division z-Chicago x-Indiana Milwaukee Detroit Cleveland

W 50 42 31 25 21

L 16 24 35 41 45

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division z-San Antonio x-Memphis x-Dallas Houston New Orleans

W 50 41 36 34 21

L 16 25 30 32 45

Pct .758 .621 .545 .515 .318

Northwest Division W y-Oklahoma City 47 x-Denver 38 x-Utah 36 Portland 28 Minnesota 26

L 19 28 30 38 40

Pct .712 .576 .545 .424 .394

W L Pct GB L10 Str Home Away y-L.A. Lakers 41 25 .621 — 6-4 L-1 26-7 15-18 x-L.A. Clippers 40 26 .606 1 6-4 L-2 24-9 16-17 Phoenix 33 33 .500 8 4-6 L-3 19-14 14-19 Golden State 23 43 .348 18 1-9 L-2 12-21 11-22 Sacramento 22 44 .333 19 3-7 W-1 16-17 6-27 x-clinched playoff spot. y-clinched division. z-clinched conference

Conf 32-16 29-19 23-25 16-32 16-32

PLAYOFFS AT A GLANCE (x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Today Philadelphia at Chicago, noon New York at Miami, 2:30 p.m. Orlando at Indiana, 6 p.m. Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 Utah at San Antonio, noon Denver at L.A. Lakers, 2:30 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 30 New York at Miami, 6 p.m. Orlando at Indiana, 6:30 p.m. Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 Boston at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m. Denver at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 Utah at San Antonio, 6 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 6:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3 Miami at New York, 6 p.m. Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 Atlanta at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 Indiana at Orlando, 1 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. San Antonio at Utah, 9 p.m.

Sunday, May 6 Chicago at Philadelphia, noon Miami at New York, 2:30 p.m. Atlanta at Boston, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Denver, 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 San Antonio at Utah, TBD Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD Tuesday, May 8 x-Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD x-Orlando at Indiana, TBD x-Boston at Atlanta, TBD x-Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD Wednesday, May 9 x-New York at Miami, TBD x-Utah at San Antonio, TBD x-L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD Thursday, May 10 x-Chicago at Philadelphia, TBD x-Atlanta at Boston, TBD x-Oklahoma City at Dallas, TBD x-L.A. Lakers at Denver, TBD Friday, May 11 x-Miami at New York, TBD x-Indiana at Orlando, TBD x-San Antonio at Utah, TBD x-Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD Saturday, May 12 x-Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD x-Boston at Atlanta, TBD x-Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD x-Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD Sunday, May 13 x-New York at Miami, TBD x-Orlando at Indiana, TBD x-Utah at San Antonio, TBD x-L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD

Team stats Denver San Antonio Oklahoma City Utah Milwaukee Sacramento Miami Phoenix Houston Minnesota New York Golden State Indiana L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Portland Atlanta Chicago Dallas Memphis Orlando Philadelphia Washington New Jersey Cleveland Boston Detroit Toronto New Orleans Charlotte Team Defense Chicago Boston Philadelphia Miami Memphis Atlanta Orlando New Orleans Toronto Indiana New York Dallas L.A. Clippers Detroit L.A. Lakers San Antonio Oklahoma City Portland Houston Washington Phoenix Milwaukee Utah New Jersey Minnesota Cleveland Charlotte Golden State Denver Sacramento

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Pts 6872 6841 6802 6577 6535 6518 6500 6492 6474 6464 6458 6453 6449 6438 6422 6415 6375 6359 6322 6269 6215 6180 6180 6144 6140 6062 5997 5986 5916 5739

Avg 104.1 103.7 103.1 99.7 99.0 98.8 98.5 98.4 98.1 97.9 97.8 97.8 97.7 97.5 97.3 97.2 96.6 96.3 95.8 95.0 94.2 93.6 93.6 93.1 93.0 91.8 90.9 90.7 89.6 87.0

G 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66

Pts 5819 5896 5900 6105 6136 6148 6163 6164 6204 6231 6247 6259 6269 6313 6328 6368 6398 6456 6459 6497 6508 6517 6536 6539 6609 6615 6657 6678 6682 6893

Avg 88.2 89.3 89.4 92.5 93.0 93.2 93.4 93.4 94.0 94.4 94.7 94.8 95.0 95.7 95.9 96.5 96.9 97.8 97.9 98.4 98.6 98.7 99.0 99.1 100.1 100.2 100.9 101.2 101.2 104.4

Durant, OKC Bryant, LAL James, MIA Love, MIN Westbrook, OKC Anthony, NYK Aldridge, POR Nowitzki, DAL D. Williams, NJN Griffin, LAC Ellis, MIL Lee, GOL Paul, LAC Pierce, BOS Jefferson, UTA Jennings, MIL Gay, MEM J. Johnson, ATL Smith, ATL Bynum, LAL Rebounds Howard, ORL Love, MIN Bynum, LAL Cousins, SAC Humphries, NJN Griffin, LAC Gasol, LAL Gortat, PHX Chandler, NYK Noah, CHI Assists Rondo, BOS Nash, PHX Paul, LAC Calderon, TOR D. Williams, NJN Rubio, MIN Wall, WAS Parker, SAN Miller, DEN Lawson, DEN FG Percentage Howard, ORL Pekovic, MIN Bynum, LAL McGee, DEN Gortat, PHX Griffin, LAC Ibaka, OKC Blair, SAN Boozer, CHI Nash, PHX

The sprint to the NBA playoffs is over, and the postseason lineup is one of the most intriguing ever. LeBron James vs. Carmelo Anthony, the young and confident Oklahoma City Thunder looking for an early knockout against the defending champion Dallas Mavericks, two Los Angeles teams shooting for one title and the venerable San Antonio Spurs looking for a second lockout-season title. Yes, the shortened yet surprisingly successful regular season is the books and the playoffs promise to be even better. “I think our fans are hungry for the playoffs,” commissioner David Stern said. “Our network partners are excited by the prospect, and you know, I think, I can tell you, I’m looking forward to it in the same way. So

I think our fans are hungry for the playoffs. Our network partners are excited by the prospect, and you know, I think, I can tell you, I’m looking forward to it in the same way.” — NBA commissioner David Stern I think it’s going to be great.” It starts today with the Chicago Bulls, the overall No. 1 seed, hosting the Philadelphia 76ers. Then it’s Miami against New York, with James and Anthony just a couple of the big names in a series loaded with star power. And with history. The teams met four straight years from 19972000, the Knicks winning three of the series and earning a draw in the fights. The animosity doesn’t exist between these players — James and Anthony have known each other since high school before entering the league

final two meetings, including a 96-91 victory March 4 in one of the rare times this season when it had its starting five together. Derrick Rose had 35 points and eight assists in that game. The 76ers won 98-82 on Feb. 1 when the Bulls played without Luol Deng and Richard Hamilton. Story line: After falling to Miami last year in the Eastern Conference finals, the Bulls are the East’s No. 1 seed again and picked up some motivation during the week as they face former Chicago coach Doug Collins’ team. Philadelphia guard Evan Turner said he preferred to face the Bulls instead of the Heat, believing that was a better matchup. Key Matchup I: Luol Deng vs. Andre Iguodala. Iguodala led a strong defensive effort against the fellow first-time AllStar, as Deng shot 3 for 11 in both games he played and averaged just 7.0 points. Iguodala also scored 19 points in the 76ers’ victory but totaled only 21 in the losses, going just 3 for 10 for seven points in the finale. Key Matchup II: C.J. Watson vs. Lou Williams. Williams, one of the NBA’s top reserves, had an 0-for-7 night as part of a 7-for-28 season against the Bulls, averaging just 9.7 points. Watson, the solid backup to Rose or starter when Rose was hurt, had a pair of 20-point games against the 76ers. X-factor: Joakim Noah. Had only two points and two rebounds in Chicago’s loss, then averaged 12 points and 14.5 boards as the Bulls took the last two meetings. Prediction: Bulls in 5.

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together in 2003 — but you bet it’s still around for the organizations and fans. “Once the ball tips off, it’s a series that we’re both trying to win,” Miami’s Dwyane Wade said. “Obviously it makes great headlines and makes everyone in the organization really tuned in to what’s going on. It’s kind of like they’re looking at us like, ‘All right, go get it done for us.’ But when the ball tips off, it’s another game against a very talented opponent.” Also today, the Indiana Pacers host the Orlando Magic, who playoff hopes seem to have left along with Dwight Howard, be-

fore the Mavericks visit the Thunder in the nightcap. Dallas eliminated Oklahoma City in five games last year on its way to the NBA championship. The teams ended up in the first round this season after the Thunder fell into the No. 2 seed with a late-season stumble, and the Mavericks could never put together a run to move up. “It’s all we’ve been looking forward to for a long time,” Thunder AllStar Kevin Durant said. “It’s going to be a tough, tough series for us playing against the reigning champions. They cause so many problems on the offensive end and defensive end for us.” The other four series start Sunday. San Antonio hosts Utah in the opener, followed by the Lakers against Denver. Boston visits Atlanta before Memphis welcomes the Clippers in the two 4-5 series at night.


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FT 431 381 387 379 340 295 223 318 257 244 219 219 260 293 137 193 208 158 203 234

PTS AVG 1850 28.0 1616 27.9 1683 27.1 1432 26.0 1558 23.6 1245 22.6 1191 21.7 1342 21.6 1154 21.0 1368 20.7 1181 20.4 1147 20.1 1189 19.8 1181 19.4 1170 19.2 1260 19.1 1232 19.0 1129 18.8 1239 18.8 1123 18.7

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OFF DEF 200 585 226 508 192 517 265 438 233 448 218 499 183 495 185 474 212 400 242 387

TOT AVG 785 14.5 734 13.3 709 11.8 703 11.0 681 11.0 717 10.9 678 10.4 659 10.0 612 9.9 629 9.8

G 53 62 60 53 55 41 66 60 66 61

AST 620 664 543 468 481 336 530 463 441 401

AVG 11.7 10.7 9.1 8.8 8.7 8.2 8.0 7.7 6.7 6.6

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FGA 726 454 796 552 769 1022 490 504 842 555

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Season series: Heat, 3-0. Miami had a pair of double-digit wins at home before pulling away in the fourth quarter to beat the Knicks 93-85 on April 15 at Madison Square Garden despite 42 points from Carmelo Anthony. Anthony and Amare Stoudemire each missed a game. Dwyane Wade averaged 26 points on 52.5 percent shooting for the Heat, while LeBron James added 26.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists. Story line: A matchup loaded with star power as the teams renew an old playoff rivalry. New York beat Miami three times in four years from 1997-00, but the Heat will be expected to get through this one in what they hope is the first step toward another NBA finals. Key matchup I: James vs. Anthony. Perhaps the marquee duel in the first round, matching the longtime friends from the 2003 draft class and Olympic teammates. Anthony’s sizzling April was built largely against power forwards he had quickness advantages on but now has to deal with James, who held him to only two baskets in the fourth quarter of the most recent meeting. Key matchup II: Chris Bosh vs. Stoudemire. Stoudemire wondered why Bosh was ranked above him in the 2010 free agent class, saying he had been on winning teams throughout his career while Bosh hadn’t. But Bosh outplayed him this season even with a 4-for-18 night in the first meeting, averaging 18 points and 10.3 rebounds. Stoudemire managed just 12.5 points and 6.0 boards before missing the finale. X-factor: JR Smith and Steve Novak. New York needs its perimeter shooters to get hot off the bench if Anthony and Stoudemire are going to get the room they need. Prediction: Heat in 6.

No. 3 Indiana Pacers (42-24) vs. No. 6 Orlando Magic (37-29)

Season series: Magic, 3-1. Orlando won twice in Indiana, holding the Pacers to 82 points per game in those matchups. Of course, the Magic had Dwight Howard for those four games and don’t have him now, which makes the season series largely meaningless. Story line: Orlando long had the inside track on the No. 3 seed in the East, but ended up barely holding on to sixth after Howard was lost at the end of the season to back surgery. Meanwhile, the Pacers surged to the finish to draw what appears to be a favorable matchup. Key matchup I: Danny Granger vs.

Quentin Richardson. Richardson has always been a rugged defender up for the task of taking on the opposition’s top scorer, but nobody on the Magic had much luck against Granger, who averaged 19.3 points even with a 4-of-16 night thrown in. Key matchup II: George Hill vs. Jameer Nelson. Hill played well after replacing an injured Darren Collison that he held onto the point guard job even after Collison returned. Nelson has long been Orlando’s second-best player and will need to be at his best without Howard. X-factor: Tyler Hansbrough. With Orlando a little undersized up front, Hansbrough has a chance to come off the bench and duplicate his performances in the last two meetings, when he averaged 18 points. Prediction: Pacers in 5.

No. 4 Boston Celtics (39-27) vs. No. 5 Atlanta Hawks (40-26)

Season series: Celtics, 2-1. Boston won the first two matchups by a combined five points, then essentially gave away the shot at home-court advantage in this series when it rested all of its top players in a 97-92 loss in Atlanta on April 20. Rajon Rondo had 20 assists in a triple-double in one of Boston’s wins. Story line: For as long as the Celtics last in this postseason, the story is whether this is the last we’ll see of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen together. Boston has the higher seed as the Atlantic Division champion but that is meaningless, because the Hawks’ better record gives them home-court advantage. Key matchup I: Garnett vs. Josh Smith. A pair of versatile power forwards who have been forced to spend time as centers because of injuries. Garnett averaged 19 points against the Hawks and was out resting when Smith had 19 points and 12 rebounds in the final meeting. Key matchup II: Allen vs. Joe Johnson. It’s unknown what Allen can do after sitting out the final nine games, two against Atlanta, because of a sore right ankle. He scored 19 in the game he did play. Johnson poured in 30 on April 20, bouncing back from a 5-for-17 night in a two-point overtime loss to the Celtics nine days earlier. X-factor: The second-year guard was productive as Allen’s replacement and may need to have a big role if Allen isn’t up to defending the All-Star Johnson. Prediction: Celtics in 7.

Western Conference No. 1 San Antonio Spurs (50-16) vs. No. 8 Utah Jazz (36-30)

Season series: Spurs, 3-1. Ignore the April 9 game in Salt Lake City, because the Spurs did. They left Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili behind for the second night of a home-and-home series, resulting in Utah’s only victory over them this season. Story line: San Antonio won its final 10 games to earn the No. 1 seed for the second straight season. The Spurs were knocked off in the first round last year by Memphis, but go in healthy this year as they look to duplicate their 1999 title that came in a shortened season. Key matchup I: Parker vs. Devin Harris. Harris got better in each matchup, culminating with 25 points in the April 9 meeting. But he was outplayed in the other three games by Parker, a fellow speedster who scored 28 points the night before. Key matchup II: Duncan vs. Al Jefferson. Jefferson had four double-doubles, two of the 20-10 variety, so he’ll put up good numbers. Duncan might not, at least not like he used to, but will provide the steady play on both ends that the Spurs expect. X-factor: Ginobili. The Spurs’ playoff hopes were wrecked before they started last year when Ginobili was hurt in the season finale. He’s healthy now and a threat against the Jazz after a pair of 23-point outings against them. Prediction: Spurs in 5.

No. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder (4719) vs. No. 7 Dallas Mavericks (36-30) Season series: Thunder, 3-1. The teams split a pair of meetings in the first 10 days of the season before Oklahoma City won the final two. Kevin Durant averaged 25.5 points and Russell Westbrook added 22.8 for the Thunder, while Dirk Nowitzki’s 22.5 led the Mavericks but were 10 per game

fewer than he averaged in last year’s playoff series. Story line: A rematch of last year’s Western Conference finals, won by Dallas in five games, is probably not the matchup either team wanted in the first round. The Thunder would have avoided it without their sputtering finish to the regular season, while the Mavericks dropped their final two in a title defense that’s never really gotten off the ground. Key matchup I: Westbrook vs. Jason Kidd. The Thunder’s biggest struggles often come on Westbrook’s poor shooting nights, and the 39-year-old Kidd will need help to force the speedy point guard into them. Key matchup II: Durant vs. Shawn Marion. Marion remains a versatile defender whom the Mavericks like to put on opposing point guards, but probably can’t risk using anyone else against the NBA’s reigning threetime scoring champion. X-factor: Brandan Wright. The reserve forward is one of the few Mavericks with young legs, and they will be needed to keep up with the much quicker Thunder. Prediction: Thunder in 6.

No. 3 Los Angeles Lakers (41-25) vs. No. 6 Denver Nuggets (3828)

Season series: Lakers, 3-1. The Lakers won the final two meetings after the teams split a holiday home-and-home on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Kobe Bryant sat out the final meeting April 13, but Andrew Bynum scored 30 points as part of a monster series. He averaged 24.8 points on 66 percent shooting. Story line: Knocked out in the second round last year after consecutive NBA titles, the Lakers try to start another finals run against a Nuggets team that won its final four games to reach the No. 6 seed. Key matchup I: Bryant vs. Arron Afflalo. No matter what shape Bryant is in after a shin injury sidelined him for much of the stretch run, he’ll have to shoot better than he did against the Nuggets. He made just 27.5 percent of his shots, worst against any team. Key matchup II: Pau Gasol vs. Kenneth Faried. If the Nuggets can’t stop Bynum they need to have some success against Gasol, and they really didn’t in the regular season. He averaged 16 points and 10.8 rebounds, and now it’s up to the rookie to try to contain him. X-factor: Matt Barnes. With Metta World Peace suspended the next six games, Barnes will have to provide the defense against Danilo Gallinari and Al Harrington on the wings. Prediction: Lakers in 5.

No. 4 Memphis Grizzlies (41-25) vs. No. 5 Los Angeles Clippers (40-26)

Season series: Clippers, 2-1. Memphis won the final meeting in April, getting a split of the two games in which Zach Randolph appeared. Chris Paul averaged 19.3 points and 8.7 assists for the Clippers. Story line: A good first-round matchup between teams who enjoyed some of the most successful seasons ever. But the ending belonged to the Grizzlies, who won six in a row while the Clippers dropped three of their final four, allowing Memphis to grab home-court advantage. Key Matchup I: Randolph vs. Blake Griffin. Randolph was the star of the Grizzlies’ surprising run to a Game 7 of the second round last season and has played his way back into shape after a knee injury. But he lacks the quickness and explosiveness to defend Griffin, who scored 19, 20 and 20 points in the three games. Key Matchup II: Rudy Gay vs. Caron Butler. A pair of former Connecticut forwards who were forced to watch the playoffs because of injuries last year. Gay, set for his playoff debut, averaged 17 points on 51 percent shooting against the Clippers. Butler couldn’t make it back in time to play for the Mavericks in the NBA finals but brings veteran leadership now to a club that is largely inexperienced in the postseason. X-Factor: Randy Foye. The Clippers need the replacement for Chauncey Billups to hit from the outside the way he did in their March 24 victory, when he scored 18 points. But the Grizzlies held him to just 11 on 5-of-17 shooting to win the finale. Prediction: Grizzlies in 7.



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K.C. selects Illinois’ Allen, OU’s Stephenson KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — When offensive tackle Jeff Allen arrived at Illinois as a wide-eyed freshman four years ago, veteran Jon Asamoah was there to show him the ropes. Looks like Asamoah will be doing the same thing in the NFL. Not just for Allen, either. The Chiefs picked the four-year starter from Illinois in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday night, and followed by selecting Oklahoma offensive tackle Donald Stephenson in the third round, building up depth for a unit that struggled mightily much of last season. “We’ve created more competition on our offensive line, and depth,” general manager Scott Pioli said, “and there’s going to be a lot of players fighting for positions.” Allen was picked with the No. 44 overall selection, while Stephenson went at No. 74. The two will join an offensive line expected to pave the way for running back Jamaal Charles, who showed flashes of brilliance two years ago before a knee injury in Week 2 put an early end to last season. The Chiefs also signed veteran running back Peyton Hillis this offseason.

We’ve created more competition on our offensive line, and depth, and there’s going to be a lot of players fighting for positions.” — Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli Allen started 47 games for the Illini, playing right tackle as a freshman and moving to the left side as a sophomore. But at 6-foot4 and 307 pounds, Allen also has the size and ability to play at the guard position, which he tried out for scouts at the Senior Bowl. “It’s just like the transition I made from high school to college,” Allen said. “Jon was one of the guys who took me under his wing, showed me how to work and how to perform at a high level. I see it being the same in the NFL, someone to look to and someone who can give me advice.” The 6-6, 312-pound Stephenson became a starter at Oklahoma as a junior, but didn’t truly shine until his senior year, when he was part of an offensive line that allowed 11 total sacks. “Wherever they put me,

I’ll take it,” said Stephenson, who grew up in Kansas City and played high school football in the suburb of Blue Springs. “I just want to come and work hard and find a way to get on the field and help this team out.” Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was quick to offer his praise. “We take a lot of pride in the way we protect our quarterbacks,” he said, “and Donald had great responsibility while playing left tackle. He grew into that role and handled it well for us, and I think he’ll continue to grow as a professional.” With recently signed Eric Winston and veteran Branden Albert at the tackle spots, the best chance for either player to get on the field this season could be inside. Asamoah solidified his spot last season, but Ryan Lilja struggled with injuries and inconsistency at guard. Albert and Lilja are also in the final year of their contract. “I think they’ll come in and compete immediately for positions,” Pioli said. “Both of them have great deal of versatility, so the good news is they’ll be able to compete and push the guys ahead of them for jobs right away.”

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STANFORD TIGHT END COBY FLEENER, LEFT, WAITS WITH Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck prior to the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday in New York. Fleener was reunited with Luck on Friday night when the Indianapolis Colts selected Fleener with the second pick of the second round. The Colts made Luck the first pick of the draft on Thursday night.

Draft reunites Fleener, Luck NEW YORK (AP) — Coby Fleener heard his name, grabbed his phone and immediately contacted his new teammate in Indianapolis — and old teammate from Stanford. The overnight wait paid off for the Stanford tight end. He’s reuniting with his college quarterback, a guy named Andrew Luck. Fleener wasn’t chosen in the first round of the NFL draft, in which Luck was the top selection. He got a nice consolation prize Friday night when the Indianapolis Colts grabbed him with the second pick of the second round. Among the other notable selections on the second day of the draft were: Oregon running back LaMichael James by San Francisco, Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson by Seattle and Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw by Baltimore. Chances are very good Fleener will become a starter — and a main target — for Luck in Indianapolis. “I just sent him a text message that had a lot of exclamation points in it,” said Fleener, who had 10 touchdown catches last season and 18 for his career in Stanford’s prodigious offense. “I expected to be on a team where I wasn’t familiar with the offense or the quarter-

back. I can’t wait to get started, to be honest with you.” Indy not only parted with four-time MVP quarterback Peyton Manning this year, but also lost tight end Jacob Tamme to free agency and isn’t expected to bring back injury-ravaged veteran Dallas Clark. “For me, getting to play with him the past couple of years, it is speed, he is dynamic,” Luck said. “Anytime we crossed the 50-yard line it seemed like we just said, ‘Coby, go run. Go run past the safeties.’ Hopefully it continues to work out.” The Rams actually used their own pick to begin the second round, selecting Appalachian State wide receiver Brian Quick. St. Louis traded down twice in the first round the previous night, accumulating several extra picks and also taking LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers 14th overall. In the second-round spot they earned for going 2-14 in 2011, the Rams took a wideout from an FCS powerhouse. The 6-foot-4 Quick had a strong Senior Bowl, showing he could play at the highest college level and helping his stock in the draft. Upshaw of the national champion Crimson Tide was chosen with the Ravens’ first pick of this

draft. Baltimore was projected by many to take Upshaw in the first round, but dealt away its pick. Four of Upshaw’s Alabama teammates went in the first round. Janoris Jenkins, a cornerback at North Alabama who was kicked off the team at Florida, went to the Rams six picks after they took Quick. Jenkins, holding an infant in his arms, had tears in his eyes as he spoke by phone with the Rams. “I just be honest,” Jenkins said about talking about his past transgressions. “I don’t have nothing to hide. That was my past, that was a year ago. I took my second route to go to UNA for a reason, to show people I wasn’t a bad kid and I wasn’t running from my problems.” Division II guard Amini Silatolu, a member of the Little All-America team, was the eighth overall selection in the second round by Carolina. It took 11 picks before Friday’s first trade, with the Jets moving up four slots and surrendering a fifth- and seventhrounder to Seattle to take Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill. New York needs a deep threat wideout, and Hill was the fastest player at the NFL combine. But he also comes from a running offense.

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SCOREBOARD 2012 NFL Draft Selections

At New York Friday (x-compensatory selection) Second Round 33. St. Louis, Brian Quick, wr, Appalachian State. 34. Indianapolis, Coby Fleener, te, Stanford. 35. Baltimore (from Minnesota), Courtney Upshaw, lb, Alabama. 36. Denver (from Tampa Bay), Derek Wolfe, dt, Cincinnati. 37. Cleveland, Mitchell Schwartz, ot, California. 38. Jacksonville, Andre Branch, de, Clemson. 39. St. Louis (from Washington), Janoris Jenkins, db, North Alabama. 40. Carolina, Amini Silatolu, g, Midwestern State. 41. Buffalo, Cordy Glenn, ot, Georgia. 42. Miami, Jonathan Martin, ot, Stanford. 43. N.Y. Jets (from Seattle), Stephen Hill, wr, Georgia Tech. 44. Kansas City, Jeff Allen, g, Illinois. 45. Chicago (from Dallas through St. Louis), Alshon Jeffery, wr, South Carolina. 46. Philadelphia, Mychal Kendricks, lb, California. 47. Seattle (from N.Y. Jets), Bobby Wagner, lb, Utah State. 48. New England (from Oakland), Tavon Wilson, db, Illinois. 49. San Diego, Kendall Reyes, de, Connecticut. 50. St. Louis (from Chicago), Isaiah Pead, rb, Cincinnati. 51. Green Bay (from Arizona through Philadelphia), Jerel Worthy, de, Michigan State. 52. Tennessee, Zach Brown, lb, North Carolina. 53. Cincinnati, Devon Still, dt, Penn State. 54. Detroit, Ryan Broyles, wr, Oklahoma. 55. Atlanta, Peter Konz, g, Wisconsin. 56. Pittsburgh, Mike Adams, ot, Ohio State. 57. Denver, Brock Osweiler, qb, Arizona State. 58. Tampa Bay (from Houston), Lavonte David, lb, Nebraska. New Orleans Forfeited 59. Philadelphia (from Green Bay), Vinny Curry, de, Marshall. 60. Baltimore, Kelechi Osemele, ot, Iowa State. 61. San Francisco, LaMichael James, rb, Oregon. 62. Green Bay (from New England), Casey Hayward, db, Vanderbilt. 63. N.Y. Giants, Rueben Randle, wr, LSU. Third Round 64. Indianapolis, Dwayne Allen, te, Clemson. 65. St. Louis, Trumaine Johnson, db, Montana. 66. Minnesota, Josh Robinson, db, UCF. 67. Denver (from Cleveland), Ronnie Hillman, rb, San Diego State. 68. Houston (from Tampa Bay), DeVier Posey, wr, Ohio State. 69. Buffalo (from Washington), T.J. Graham, wr, N.C. State. 70. Jacksonville, Bryan Anger, p, California. 71. Washington (from Buffalo), Josh LeRibeus, g, SMU. 72. Miami, Olivier Vernon, de, Miami. 73. San Diego (from Carolina through Chicago and Miami), Brandon Taylor, db, LSU. 74. Kansas City, Donald Stephenson, ot, Oklahoma. 75. Seattle, Russell Wilson, qb, Wisconsin. 76. Houston (from Philadelphia), Brandon Brooks, g, Miami (Ohio). 77. N.Y. Jets, DeMario Davis, lb, Arkansas State. Oakland Exercised in Supplemental Draft 78. Miami (from San Diego), Michael Egnew, te, Missouri. 79. Chicago, Brandon Hardin, db, Oregon State. 80. Arizona, Jamell Fleming, db, Oklahoma. 81. Dallas, Tyrone Crawford, de, Boise State. 82. Tennessee, Mike Martin, dt, Michigan. 83. Cincinnati, Mohamed Sanu, wr, Rutgers. 84. Baltimore (from Atlanta), Bernard Pierce, rb, Temple. 85. Detroit, Dwight Bentley, db, Louisiana-Lafayette. 86. Pittsburgh, Sean Spence, lb, Miami. 87. Cleveland (from Denver), John Hughes, db, Cincinnati. 88. Philadelphia (from Houston), Nick Foles, qb, Arizona. 89. New Orleans, Akiem Hicks, dt, Regina (Canada). 90. New England (from Green Bay), Jake Bequette, de, Arkansas. 91. Atlanta (from Baltimore), Lamar Holmes, ot, Southern Miss. 92. Indianapolis (from San Francisco), T.Y. Hilton, wr, FIU. 93. Cincinnati (from New England), Brandon Thompson, dt, Clemson. 94. N.Y. Giants, Jayron Hosley, db, Virginia Tech. 95. x-Oakland, Tony Bergstrom, g, Utah.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting K.C. 7 1 0 21 12 3 D.C. 3 2 3 12 12 8 New York 3 3 1 10 17 14 Chicago 2 1 2 8 6 6 Houston 2 1 2 8 5 5 Philadelphia 2 3 1 7 4 6 Columbus 2 3 1 7 6 9 New England 2 4 0 6 5 8 Montreal 1 5 2 5 7 15 Toronto FC 0 6 0 0 4 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA San Jose 5 1 1 16 13 5 Real Salt Lake 5 3 1 16 13 9 Vancouver 3 2 2 11 6 6 FC Dallas 3 3 2 11 9 11 Seattle 3 1 1 10 6 2 Los Angeles 3 3 0 9 10 10 Chivas USA 3 4 0 9 4 5 Colorado 3 4 0 9 8 10 Portland 2 4 1 7 9 11 Wednesday’s Games FC Dallas 1, Real Salt Lake 1, tie Today’s Games Portland at Montreal, 1 p.m. New England at New York, 2:30 p.m. San Jose at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Vancouver at Columbus, 6:30 p.m. Houston at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. Seattle FC at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Chivas USA at Colorado, 8 p.m. FC Dallas at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

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Friday at Richmond International Raceway Richmond, Va. Lap length: .75 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (10) Kurt Busch, Toyota, 250 laps, 132.8 rating, 0 points. 2. (2) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 250, 123.9, 0. 3. (1) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 250, 139, 0. 4. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 250, 113.5, 40. 5. (12) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 250, 108.9, 39. 6. (7) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 250, 111.3, 38. 7. (8) Ryan Blaney, Chevrolet, 250, 99.9, 37. 8. (19) Michael Annett, Ford, 250, 94.8, 37. 9. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 250, 102.4, 35. 10. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 250, 99.1, 0. 11. (11) Steve Wallace, Ford, 250, 88.3, 33. 12. (21) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 249, 81.6, 0. 13. (17) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 249, 83.6, 31. 14. (15) Brian Scott, Toyota, 249, 84.8, 30. 15. (13) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 249, 80.7, 29. 16. (9) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 249, 82.2, 0. 17. (20) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 249, 73.6, 27. 18. (14) Joey Logano, Toyota, 249, 88.1, 0. 19. (4) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 248, 80.2, 25. 20. (24) Johanna Long, Chevrolet, 248, 64.3, 24. 21. (16) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 248, 61.6, 23. 22. (25) Travis Pastrana, Toyota, 248, 65.9, 22. 23. (18) Casey Roderick, Ford, 247, 67.5, 21. 24. (26) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 247, 61.9, 20. 25. (27) Tayler Malsam, Toyota, 246, 61.9, 19. 26. (33) Timmy Hill, Ford, 245, 46.9, 18. 27. (40) Kevin Lepage, Chevrolet, 245, 49.1, 17. 28. (43) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, 244, 39.5, 16. 29. (31) Tanner Berryhill, Chevrolet, 244, 43.7, 15. 30. (28) Jason Bowles, Toyota, 243, 48.9, 14. 31. (34) Eric McClure, Toyota, 243, 38, 13. 32. (38) Matt Frahm, Ford, 243, 35.6, 12.

can definitely not complain about the condition of the golf course. It’s really good.” Strauss first learned CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B to swing a golf club on the family farm in South “It’s a beautiful golf Africa. course, a lot of tricky “I hit some shots holes, a lot of undulaaround there,” Strauss tions, but I think it’s really said. “I had some space, pretty with all the big so I just messed around, trees, and it’s a very nice and that’s where I started. golf course,” Strauss said. I moved on from there. I “It’s in very good shape. played all sports when I The fairways are very was young. I tried everygood. The rough is little thing out. I played tennis bit long in some places — for a while, and golf is it gets tricky. The greens just the one that stuck, I are rolling great, so we guess.”

33. (29) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 229, 51, 11. 34. (37) Robert Richardson Jr., Chevrolet, 162, 43.1, 10. 35. (30) Erik Darnell, Chevrolet, clutch, 145, 60.7, 9. 36. (32) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, handling, 90, 45.3, 9. 37. (22) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, accident, 66, 52.7, 0. 38. (23) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, suspension, 12, 38.1, 0. 39. (42) Blake Koch, Chevrolet, vibration, 10, 31.9, 5. 40. (36) Scott Speed, Chevrolet, electrical, 9, 34.1, 0. 41. (39) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, rear gear, 7, 30.9, 3. 42. (35) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, clutch, 7, 29, 2. 43. (41) Jeff Green, Toyota, vibration, 3, 26.3, 1.

Capital City 400

After Friday qualifying Saturday at Richmond International Raceway Richmond, Va. Lap length: .75 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 128.327 mph. 2. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 128.29. 3. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 128.041. 4. (22) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 127.962. 5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 127.956. 6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 127.75. 7. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 127.732. 8. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 127.678. 9. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 127.593. 10. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 127.545. 11. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 127.455. 12. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 127.395. 13. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 127.328. 14. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 127.28. 15. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 127.208. 16. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 126.993. 17. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 126.963. 18. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 126.915. 19. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 126.892. 20. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 126.82. 21. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 126.796. 22. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 126.749. 23. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 126.695. 24. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 126.683. 25. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 126.612. 26. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 126.487. 27. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 126.464. 28. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 126.428. 29. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 126.351. 30. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 126.121. 31. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 126.121. 32. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 126.103. 33. (10) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 126.033. 34. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 125.98. 35. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 125.886. 36. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 125.839. 37. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 125.669. 38. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 125.564. 39. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 125.319. 40. (33) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, 125.151. 41. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 124.481. 42. (32) Reed Sorenson, Ford, Owner Points. 43. (74) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 124.636.


Royals’ streak Golf reaches three


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There was no celebration, no flip of the ball, no overthe-top display of emotion. When Alex Gordon robbed his first home run since becoming an outfielder, he looked as though he’d done it a hundred times before. Gordon and Billy Butler each hit a two-run homer, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins, 7-6, Friday night for their third straight win. Gordon also stole a home run from Danny Valencia in the second inning, leaping high above the left-field wall and snatching the ball out of the air right before it landed in a row of flowers just beyond the fence. “I’ve always been waiting to rob one since I’ve been playing outfield and that’s the first one. It was great,” Gordon said with a grin. “Just brought it down, threw it back in. Acted like I’ve done it before.” Mike Moustakas delivered the go-ahead single in the eighth inning and Alcides Escobar added an RBI single three batters later for Kansas City, which had lost 12 straight before beginning its winning streak. Trevor Plouffe homered for the Twins. Alexi Casilla had two hits and two RBIs, but Minnesota again struggled with runners in scoring position and dropped below the Royals for the worst record in baseball. A week ago, the Royals probably would have lost a game like this. Now, it’s the Twins who can’t seem to catch a break. “We need something to lift us up,” manager Ron Gardenhire said. “Same

BOX SCORE Kansas City

Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Dyson cf 5 1 1 0 Span cf 4 1 21 AGordn lf 3 3 2 2 JCarrll ss 5 0 10 Butler dh 5 1 2 3 Mauer dh 4 1 21 Hosmer 1b 5 0 0 0 Mornea 1b 5 0 11 Francr rf 5 1 1 0 Doumit c 4 1 10 Mostks 3b 4 1 1 1 Valenci 3b 4 1 10 YBtncr 2b 3 0 0 0 Plouffe rf 2 2 11 B.Pena c 4 0 1 0 Revere lf 2 0 10 AEscor ss 4 0 2 1 ACasill 2b 4 0 22 Totals 38 710 7 Totals 34 6 12 6 Kansas City 202 010 020—7 Minnesota 210 101 010—6 E-Morneau (1). DP-Kansas City 3. LOB-Kansas City 7, Minnesota 7. 2B-Francoeur (4), A.Escobar (7), Mauer (4), Doumit (2), Valencia (5), A.Casilla (3). 3B-Mauer (1). HR-A.Gordon (4), Butler (5), Plouffe (1). SB-A.Gordon (1). CS-Span (1). S-Revere. IP H R ER BB SO Kansas City Teaford 4 8 4 4 2 1 Hottovy 2 2 1 1 1 2 Mijares W,1-1 1 1 0 0 0 0 Coleman H,1 1/3 1 1 1 1 0 K.Herrera H,2 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 Broxton S,3-4 1 0 0 0 0 2 Minnesota Pavano 6 1/3 6 5 4 1 0 Duensing L,0-2 1 2 2 2 1 0 Gray 1/3 1 0 0 1 0 Maloney 1/3 1 0 0 0 0 Al.Burnett 1 0 0 0 0 0 HBP-by Mijares (Mauer). Umpires-Home, Todd Tichenor; First, Brian Gorman; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Tony Randazzo. T-3:00. A-33,315 (39,500).

story too many times right now.” Jonathan Broxton struck out Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau for his third save in four chances. Gordon gave the Royals an early lead with a 439foot drive off Carl Pavano in the first. Butler’s homer in the third made it 4-3 Kansas City. With the score tied at 5 and runners on first and second with nobody out in the seventh, Royals right fielder Jeff Francoeur made a diving catch on Ryan Doumit’s line drive and doubled off Mauer at first base. Gardenhire briefly argued with umpire Brian Gorman that Francoeur trapped the ball. The play helped former Twins reliever Jose Mijares (1-1) wriggle out of a jam and get a win in his first appearance at Target Field since Minnesota let the big lefty leave as a free agent during the offseason.

the wind and the challenge and rolled with it. It paid off.” Thanuttra Boonraksasat finished with a 13-over 83 to put herself in a tie for 30th place. The sophomore sat at 3-over after her first nine holes before struggling down the stretch. “My goal today was to not have three-putts and not have (double bogeys), and I had four of them on the back nine,” Boonraksasat said, “so I’m kind of mad.” Katy Nugent (88, T-46th place), Gaby DiMarco (89, T-48th) and Meghan Potee (91, 50th) were the other Jayhawks who competed Friday. Iowa State (311) sits in first after Day One, followed by Baylor (313) and Oklahoma State (315). Three golfers share the lead. Baylor’s Hayley Davis, Iowa State’s Sasikarn On-Iam and Oklahoma’s Chirapat Jao-Javanil each carded a 5-over 75. The weather conditions should be less hazardous today, with forecasts calling for calmer winds with highs in the mid-70s. KU’s golfers will tee off with Texas Tech beginning at 8 this morning. “We just hope to recover a little bit, get some confidence back,” O’Neil said. Big 12 Championships Friday at Lawrence Country Club First Round Team scores — 1. Iowa State 311; 2. Baylor 313; 3. Oklahoma State 315; 4. Oklahoma 316; 5. Texas A&M 318; 6. Missouri 322; 7. Kansas State 323; 8. Texas 325; 9. Texas Tech 326; 10. Kansas 338. Top individual scores — T1. Hayley Davis, BU, 75; T1. Sasikarn On-Iam, ISU, 75; T1. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, OU, 75; T4. Amy Ruengmateekhun, OSU, 76; T4. Kelsey Vines, OSU, 76; T4. Katerina Ruzickova, TAMU, 76; Anne Tanguay, OU, 76; T8. Mary Michael Maggio, TAMU, 77; T8. Bertine Strauss, UT, 77; T10. Stani Schiavone, BU, 78; T10. Chelsey Cothran, BU, 78; Punpaka Phuntumabamrung, ISU, 78; T10. Audrey Yowell, KU, 78; T10. Prima Thammaraks, ISU, 78. KU individual scores — T10. Audrey Yowell, 78; T30. Thanuttra Boonraksasat, 83; T46. Katy Nugent, 88; T48. Gabby DiMarco, 89; 50. Meghan Potee, 91.

NHL Playoff Glance

(Best-of-7) CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Friday’s Games Phoenix 4, Nashville 3, OT, Phoenix leads series 1-0 Today’s Games Washington at NY Rangers, 2 p.m. Los Angeles at St. Louis, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 New Jersey at Philadelphia, 2 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Monday, April 30 Washington at NY Rangers, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 New Jersey at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 NY Rangers at Washington, 6:30 p.m. Phoenix at Nashville, 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3 Philadelphia at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES-Re-instated INF Robert Andino from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Jason Berken to Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX-Activated LHP Rich Hill from the 15-day DL. Otioned LHP Justin Thomas to Pawtucket (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX-Placed RHP Jesse Crain on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 21. Recalled RHP Dylan Axelrod from Charlotte (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS-Placed LHP Rafael Perez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 26. Recalled LHP Nick Hagadone from Columbus (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Recalled OF Jarrod Dyson from Omaha (PCL). Optioned OF Jason Burgeois to Omaha. National League HOUSTON ASTROS-Recalled LHP Fernando Abad and INF Brian Bixler from Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed INF Marwin Gonzalez on the paternity list. Placed RHP Kyle Weiland on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 25. LOS ANGELES DODGERS-Recalled RHP Nathan Eovaldi from Chattanooga (SL). Optioned LHP Michael Antonini to Albuquerque (PCL). NEW YORK METS-Recalled RHP Chris Schwinden from Buffalo (IL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Recalled RHP Ryan Perry from Syracuse (IL). Placed RHP Brad Lidge on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 22.

Strauss holds the key to successful golf in that she doesn’t allow anything to become a negative. She puts a positive spin on more than just the shots she hits into greens. “I’m not 100 percent accustomed to the wind yet, but I don’t mind playing in it,” Strauss said. “It makes it a lot different, and it makes it interesting.” The wind will calm today, and the scores will drop, but the trees will be just as thick, the greens just as slick, the pressure up just a tick.

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Sunday Worship Service ...................11:00 a.m. Website

1000 Connecticut St. Jonathan Burt, pastor...................913-645-1782 Sabbath School ............................... 9:20 a.m. Worship Service .............................11:00 a.m. For information call ...........................843-6383




647 Maple St. P.O. Box 923 Lawrence, KS 66044-0923 Pastor Donald A. Baker ................913-758-1028 Sunday School.................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship........................... 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study .....................6:30 p.m.


900 New York Street ..........................841-0847 Rev. Verdell Taylor ...........................865-1589 Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............................11:00 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study ..................... 6:30 p.m.



2140 SW Hodges Rd., Topeka ........785-273-4619 Traditional Worship, Faith & Practice 1928 Book of Common Prayer Services ..Sunday at 10:00 a.m. & Wed. 5:30 p.m. Father Gerald Parks...


CALVARY TEMPLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD Louisiana at 29th St. Terr. Pastor Marshall Lackrone...................842-6463 Sunday Morning Worship ..................10:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Sunday School........... 9:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Service .................... 6:30 p.m. Monday Night New Converts Class ....... 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study ............. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Youth Meetings................ 6:30 p.m.


3200 Clinton Parkway ........................843-7189 Rev. Rick Burwick, Pastor SATURDAY Men’s Breakfast and Meeting .............. 8:00 a.m. Hispanic Service ................................ 6:00 p.m. SUNDAY AM Worship Service; Kids Count Children’s Ministry; Nursery Care ........10:00 a.m. L.I.F.E. Classes for all ages; Nursery (Girls Ministry; Pioneer Club for boys; Jr. High class; electives for adults ........ 6:00 p.m. THURSDAY Youth Ministries .............................. 6:30 p.m.


800 Block of Main Street, Eudora ..........542-2182 Rev. Glenn H. Weld, Pastor MPV Prayer Meeting Saturday,............ 7:30 p.m. Sunday School ............................... .9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m. Youth Alive Sunday .............................. 6 p.m. Children’s Church prior to sermon Sunday Evening Praise ...................... 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Service .......................... 7:00 p.m.


5th & Baker, Baldwin City ...................594-3045 Sunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ............................11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ............................. 6:00 p.m. Wed. Evening Worship ...................... 7:00 p.m.


1225 Oak St., Perry, KS 66073 (located in Williamstown) Pastors Rick Burcham & Gary Pearson 785-597-5228. Sunday School .................... ............9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ............................10:30 a.m. Evening Service/Youth...................... .6:30 p.m. Wednesday Concert of Prayer ............. 6:30 p.m.



4824 Quail Crest Place Phone: (785) 843-2703 Worship Service ................. 10:00 a.m. Sundays Children’s Classes .....................1:00-3:00 p.m.




Location ............ 1115 N. 1700 Rd, Lawrence, KS Phone.................................... (785) 856-1398 Pastor.................................. Everett Ledbetter Sunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ............................10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ............................. 6:00 a.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study ............. 7:00 p.m.


525 West 20th, PO Box 703.....542-2734 Kevin Wood, Pastor Jeff Ingle, Associate Pastor Sunday: Sunday School ...............................9:00am Worship Service ........................... 10:15am Children’s Worship........................ 10:15am Small Groups ....................... Various Times Wednesday ...................................10:30 a.m. Awana(ages 4-12......................... 6:30 p.m. Youth ....................................... 6:30 p.m. Adult Prayer ............................... 6:30 p.m.


1330 Kasold Drive.............................843-0020 Rev. Matthew Sturtevant, Senior Pastor Patrick Landau, Pastorial Assistant Sunday Schedule: -Sunday school, 9:30 a.m., Worship at 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. e-mail:


6th & Baker, Baldwin, Ks. .............785-594-4104 Richard & Denise Austin ............... Pastor & wife Sunday Worship .......................................10:30 a.m. Bluegrass Music Celebration.........5:00-6:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study .......................7:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday Teen Bible Study .......................7:00-8:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study .......................7:00-8:00 p.m. Every last Sunday: Potluck meal after morning worship. Every 3rd Tuesday: Women’s Group ...... 7:00 p.m. Handicap Accessible. Nursery Available.



3201 West 31st Street ........................841-1756 Rev. Gary L. Myer, Pastor ...................842-6107 Sunday School & Worship .................10:00 a.m. Evening Services ........................... ..6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Worship ....... .......7:30 p.m. Nursery available


1781 E. 800 Rd. Rev. Scott Hanks ..............................887-2200 Sunday School ............................... .9:30 a.m. Worship Services............................10:30 a.m. Evening Worship .......................... ...6:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ...................... ....7:00 p.m. Services also available in Spanish.


911 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044 Gabriel Alvarado, Pastor.....................838-9093 Ministry Training ............................. 9:30 a.m. Worship Service .............................10:30 a.m.



710 Locust St. Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 331-2299 We Welcome You to Our Services Sunday School .................................. 9:45 am Morning Worship ..............................11:00 am Sunday Evening .............................. ..6:30 pm Wednesday Prayer ............................. 7:00 pm Pastor Stephen V. Skea .............. (785) 242-6531


1646 Vermont ..................................843-5811 Pastor, Rev. Rickey D. Rambo Sunday School ............................... .9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ............................11:00 a.m. Wednesday Prayer & Study ................ 7:30 p.m.


847 Ohio Street ................................843-5828 Pastor Delmar A. White ......................843-5828 Christian Outreach Center ............. (785) 843-6472 ................................................. fax 843-6481 Sunday Morning Worship ............................. 7:45 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ............................10:45 a.m. Wednesday Midweek Prayer Service & Bible Study 11:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. Transportation available, contact Outreach Center


“A place where Real People care about Real Issues” Worship location: 5150 Clinton Pkwy. Lawrence, KS 66047 Ron Channell, pastor .........................843-3325 Sunday School/Bible Studies............... 9:45 a.m.

Lawrence Hampton Inn Jerry Porter, pastor ...........................331-4673 Sunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Worship Service .............................10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship ................... 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ............... 7:00 p.m.

CORNERSTONE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH 802 West 22nd Terrace ......................843-0442 Sunday School ............................... .9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ..................10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Service .................... 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ....... ........6:30 p.m. Wednesday Children and Youth Activities ................................... 6:30 p.m.


146 Indian Ave. ................................841-7355 Elders: John Gaskin, Hubert White, John Morris Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Worship ......................... 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Wednesday Activities........................ 6:30 p.m.


RELIGIOUS DIRECTORY Contemporary & Children’s Church........11:00 am Senior High Youth Group................6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday Programs Middle School Youth Group............6:00-8:00 pm Thursday Programs 2nd Thurs/month-JOY (Just Older Youth)11:30 am 3rd Thurs/month-Open Food Pantry 2-4 pm



1793 N. 250 RD. (E. HIGH ST.) BALDWIN CITY Sunday Bible Study ........ 10:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Worship Service ........................... 11:00 a.m. Wednesday ................................... 7:00 p.m. Contact phone no. 785-594-4246


25th & Missouri................................843-0770 Chris Newton, Minister Daniel McGraw ...................... Campus Minister Bible School ................................... 9:15 a.m. Worship Services............10:20 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Service .......................... 7:00 p.m.


1103 Main ......................................542-2734 Kevin Wood, Pastor Jeff Ingle, Youth Pastor Men’s Breakfast (1st Sat. of Month) ...... 8:00 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................10:15 a.m. Sunday Evening Prayer Time/Various Studies ................................................... 6:30 p.m. AWANA – (Children Kindergarten to 6th grade) ............................... Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Students Night Out Together (SNOT) ................. ............................3rd Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting ........... Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Youth Night, Nottingham Elementary Gym ................................................... 6:30 p.m. Women’s Fellowship Dinner Out ...................... ............................. 3rd Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery .................Fridays at 8 p.m.


(8 mi. S. of Lawrence, County Rd. 1055) Darrick Shepherd, Minister............785-594-3648 Bible School ..................................10:00 a.m. Worship Services............10:50 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study ..................... 7:00 p.m.



925 Vermont....................................843-3220 Peter Luckey, Senior Pastor Josh Longbottom, Associate Pastor. Kim Manz, Director of Music and Fine Arts Ministry Nursery & Childcare Opens................. 8:15 a.m. Adult Education ......................8:15 & 9:45 a.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal ................... 8:30 a.m. Worship Service ............9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Fellowship Hour .............................10:45 a.m. Spanish Language Service ................. 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Worship Service Broadcast on KLWN 1320 AM

(12 mi. SW of Lawrence, 458 to County Rd 1039) 883 E 800 Rd. Pastor Jane Flora-Swick Adult Bible Study (Sunday)……………..9:30 a.m. Worship Service…………….…………10:30 a.m. Children’s Sunday School….………….10:45 a.m. Fellowship & Food……....................11:30 a.m.

396 E 900 Rd ....................Baldwin City, Kansas (8 1/2 miles W of Baldwin City & 1 mile N) Lew Hinshaw, Pastor Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............................11:00 a.m. Disability Ministry Provided Fully Accessible Congregation

201 N. Michigan .........................785-838-9795 Elders: Tom Griffin................................785-594-2895 Calvin Spencer...........................785-843-8979 Evangelist: Steve Wright .............................785-230-1700 Sunday Bible Study .........................10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship .............11:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study ..................... 7:00 p.m.






505 Monterey Way John R. Scollon, correspondent ............841-5271 Prayer Meeting ............................... 9:00 a.m. Lord’s Supper ................................. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School ...............................11:00 a.m. Family Bible Hour ...........................11:55 a.m. Wednesday Night Fellowship .............. 6:15 p.m.


906 N 1464 Road ..............................843-3239 (Just South of the 1500 Road Exit on K-10 West) Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m. A variety of weekly small groups are available!


1942 Massachusetts ..........................841-3437 Leo Barbee, Jr., Sr. Pastor..................841-3437 Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m. Children’s Church – Nursery Wednesday Night Bible Study ................. 7 p.m. Classes for adults and youth. Child care provided.


BYZANTINE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY OF LAWRENCE 1631 Crescent Rd .......................620-778-2054 Rev. John Mack Saturday Meeting ............................ 6:00 p.m. Vigil Divine Liturgy each Saturday evening at 6pm at the St. Lawrence Catholic Center.


6001 Bob Billings Parkway Fr. Mick Mulvany, Pastor ....................843-6286 Saturday Mass ............................... .4:00 p.m. Sunday Masses ...................... 8:30, 10:00 a.m. Reconciliation.......3:15 p.m. Saturday or by appt.


1234 Kentucky Street Fr. John Schmeidler, Priest ................ 843-0109 Daily Mass Schedule Mon-Fri.........................................7:30 a.m. Saturday ...........................................8 a.m. Vermont Towers Mass....4th Thur of month at 1:30 p.m. Weekend Mass Schedule Saturdays ......................................4:30 p.m. Sundays .....7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5 p.m. (Sept-May) En Español .........................................1 p.m. Reconciliation... Sat 3-4 p.m. and by appointment Sunday RE & Adult Ed .......................9:30 a.m. Adoration Thursdays ...........................8 a.m. to Midnight Fridays ................ 8 a.m. to Saturday 7:45 a.m.


1631 Crescent Road ..........................843-0357 Rev. Dr. Steven Beseau, Director Academic Year Mass Schedule Monday – Thursday .......................... 5:15 p.m. Friday ..........................................12:10 p.m. at Danforth Chapel on the KU Campus Mon - Fri ..............................................4:30 Saturday ....................................... 4:00 p.m. Sunday ........................ 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., ..................................... 5:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Reconciliation times: Monday – Thursday .......................... 4:30 p.m. Saturday ....................................... 2:45 p.m.


Rectory, 311 E. 9th............................542-2788 Rev. Patric Riley Religious Education classes: Wednesdays (Sept. - May) ............ K-8 6:00 p.m. .............................................9-12 7:15 p.m. Saturday evening Mass .................... .5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass ................................ .9:30 a.m. Confessions: Saturday.............. .4:00 - 4:30 p.m.


FAMILY OF FAITH EUDORA 2295 N 1300 Rd., Eudora ....................542-3353 Rev. Phillip Scott, Pastor ....................542-3713 Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m. Heirs of Faith Children’s Church..........11:00 a.m. Wednesday Evening, One Way Youth ........ 7 p.m.


Meeting at 416 Lincoln in North Lawrence Daniel Nicholson, Pastor....................842-4926 Sunday Worship .............................10:00 a.m. Wednesday Family Night ................... 7:00 p.m.

County Rd. 1029 N. of Globe Store, W. of Lone Star Lake Stuart Land, Pastor Worship .......................................10:00 a.m. Wed. Backbone Bible Fellowship ......... 9:30 a.m.


851 Elm .........................................842-7578 P.O. Box 442519, Lawrence, KS 66044 F.D. Galloway, Pastor ........................841-4719 Sunday School ................................ 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............................10:30 a.m.


Louisiana & 29th St. Terr. ...................843-9565 Dennis Carnahan, Pastor Sunday Worship .............................10:45 a.m. Bible Study Wednesday .........10 a.m. and 7 p.m.


646 Alabama ...................................749-0951 P.O. Box 442231 Rev. William A. Dulin ........................843-8913 Sunday School ...............................10:30 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................12:15 p.m. Tuesday Bible Study ......................... 7:00 p.m. Thursday Evening Worship ................. 7:00 p.m.


814 E. Walton, Ottawa, KS Pastor James Johnson .................785-248-4253 Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................11:00 a.m. Bible Study Monday.......................... 7:30 p.m. Evening Worship Wednesday .............. 7:30 p.m.


315 E. 7th St. 66044 ..........................749-0985 Paul Winn, Jr., Pastor Sunday School ............................... 10:00 am. Sunday Worship ............................ 11:30 a.m. Bible Studies– Sunday ......................................... 7:00 p.m. Wednesday .................................... 7:00 p.m. Friday ........................................... 7:00 p.m.



724 N. 4th Perry Michelson, Pastor, 785-842-9923 Sunday School ............................... .9:45 a.m. Worship Service .............................10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Service .................... 7:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting (Wednesday) .............. 7:00 p.m.


23rd & Anderson Road .......................841-7577 Jesse Hunter, Pastor .........................843-8365 Sunday School ................................ 9:00 a.m. Sunday Day Service.........................10:00 a.m.



Contemporary, Evangelical 619 Vermont....................................832-1845 Website: Email: Paul Gray, Senior Pastor Discovery Service & Children’s Church ... 10:00 a.m. A nursery is available for both services. Other ministries: youth groups, small groups, Bible studies, college ministry, Christian concerts, community projects. Call the church for more information. New Hope Medical Clinic open Wednesdays 9 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM


1900 University Drive.........................843-8427 Pastor Elder Nancy Zahniser ................887-6248 Church School................................. 9:00 a.m. Worship Service .............................10:00 a.m. We proclaim Jesus Christ and promote relational ministries of acceptance, love and support through small groups and celebration. Communion Service-The first Sunday of each month. Priesthood meetings-Held the first Sunday of each month from 8-8:45 a.m. Tuesday schedule: Bible study class meets each week from 10-11 a.m. Classes are free and open to all who care to participate. Wednesday schedule: Prayer services - Held the last Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.


700 Wakarusa Drive ..........................841-5685 Pieter Willems, Pastor .......................841-5685 Sunday Services ............................10:00 a.m. Classes for all ages ................... 9:00-9:45 a.m. Wed. Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group ......... 7:00 p.m. Tues. On-Campus Group “Exit” ............ 7:00 p.m Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

Meets each week at 711 W. 23rd St. in the Malls shopping center at 10:00 am. Marilyn Binns, pastor.........................766-2924 Communion service--the first Sunday of each month. We proclaim Jesus Christ and promote relational ministries of acceptance, love and support through small groups and celebration.




LAWRENCE HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN CHURCH 2321 Peterson Rd. ............................843-1729 2 blocks west of Hallmark Cards Steve Koberlein, Senior Pastor Barry Watts, Associate Pastor Bill Wealthall, Associate Pastor Sandy Biggerstaff, Music Director Worship & Bible Classes....................8:45 a.m. Worship & Bible Classes...................10:30 a.m. Youth Group ................................... 6:30 p.m. Midweek Bible Studies, call for information


647 Elm Street Rod Hinkle, Minister Sunday Services: Sunday School for all ages ........10:00-11:00 a.m. Children’s Church and Nursery .... 11 a.m. to noon Worship and Communion Services ...................................10:55 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


1000 Kentucky Street, 785-843-0679 David Rivers, Senior Pastor Tiffany Lemons, Youth Pastor Katie Rivers, Children’s Ministry Director Sunday Worship Services Traditional & Children’s Church..............9:00 am Sunday School.........................10:10-10:50 am

SAINTS PETER & PAUL ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH 2516 SW Huntoon, Topeka (3 blocks west of Huntoon & MacVicar) Rev. Fr. Joseph Longofono..................354-7718 Sunday Orthros ................................... 9 a.m. Sunday Divine Liturgy ......................... 10 a.m. Saturday Great Vespers ..................... 5:45 p.m.

SAINT NICHOLAS ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH 1204 Oread Ave., Lawrence (2nd floor of the Ecumenical Ministries building) Rev. Joshua Lollar ......................785-218-7663 Sunday Divine Liturgy ....................... 9:30 a.m. Saturday Vigil ................................. 4:00 p.m. Additional weekly services and exceptions to the schedule above are found at our website:


ST. MARGARET’S EPISCOPAL 5700 W. 6th St. (.8 mile west of Wakarusa) 785-865-5777 Rev. Matt Zimmermann Morning Service .............................. 8:00 a.m. Contemporary Service...........................10:00 a.m. Contemplative Prayer Service.....................5:00 p.m. (Children’s Program at 10:00 a.m.) Our mission is to share the greatest gift, a relationship with God through Jesus Christ! For complete small group schedule call ..865-5777 website:


1011 Vermont Street..........................843-6166


Office & Chapel address: 1027 Vermont Street email: The Rev. Rob Baldwin Holy Eucharist Rite I ..........................8:00a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II ....................... 10:30a.m. Adult Christian Education ....................9:30a.m. Solemn High Mass followed by supper ...... 6 p.m. Children’s Christian Education, age 3 through kindergarten ............................... 10:30a.m. Kid’s Sunday Adventures: Kindergarten through 3rd grade meets at 10:30a.m. Grade School Youth Group- Grades 3 through 5 meets twice each month on Sunday from Noon to 2:00 PM for a meal and a message. Junior Youth Group - Grades 6th to 8th - meets twice each month on Sunday from Noon to 2:00 PM for a meal and a message. Monday-Wednesday: Morning Prayer in Chapel ................9:00a.m. Wednesday: Evening Prayer at 6:15 PM in the Parish Hall followed by supper. Second Thursday each month: Evening Prayer: 6:00 PM at Presbyterian Manor,1429 Kasold Drive Worship Service, 10:00 AM in Town Hall meeting room at Brandon Woods at Alvamar, 1501 Inverness Drive (Nursery opens at 9:00a.m. on Sunday)


1100 Kasold Drive.............................842-7600 *Dr. Jeff Barclay........................... Lead Pastor *Steve Higgenbotham ................................... Worship and Technology DirectorFellowship Opportunities Sunday Worship ............................ 10:30 a.m. Children’s Church ...........................10:30 a.m. 24/7 Youth Group Wednesday ............. 6:30 p.m. Men’s Bible Study Saturday ....................................... 7:30 a.m.

LAWRENCE CHINESE EVANGELICAL CHURCH 221 Silicon Ave ................................218-9665 Sunday School ................................ 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m.



31st & Lawrence Ave. ................ (785) 842-2343 Website: Worship Services: ...........9:00 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Infants through Grade 4 programs .9:00 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Club 56 for Grades 5 & 6 ...................10:35 a.m. Student Ministries Grades 7-12 ...........10:35 a.m.



2 mi. S, 1 1/2 mi. east of Eudora Rev. Darin Kearns, Pastor ...................542-2625 Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m.


Action Plumbing

American Dream Realty, LLC 4104 West 6th St. • 856-4663

Bryant Collision Repair 1214 E. 23rd • 843-5803

Carlos O’Kelly’s Mexican Cafe 707 W. 23rd St. • 832-0550

Chaney Incorporated 930 E. 27th St. • 843-1691

Community Mercantile 901 Iowa • 843-8544

1146 Oregon, 66044 Nathan Pettengill, Clerk..................... 842-1129 Anne Haehl, Recording Clerk .............. 842-7708 First Day School for Children..............10:00 a.m. First Day Meeting for Silent Worship ....10:00 a.m.



878 Locust, Lawrence, KS 66044 Sunday School ................................ 9:00 a.m. Worship .......................................10:30 a.m. John Hart, Pastor (913) 205-8304


24-40 Hwy., Tonganoxie, KS 66086 Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Worship Service .............................11:00 a.m. Evening Service............................... 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study ......... 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Awana Clubs ................... 6:30 p.m.


Sundays at 10:00 a.m. For meeting place and more information, call 841-2647. Hugh and Mary Ellen Wentz, Pastors.



1917 Naismith Dr., Moussa Elbayoumy, director Mosque......................................749-1638 Home ........................................842-3911 Main Prayer ......................... Friday, 1:30 p.m. Daily Prayers ..............Evenings (Contact Center)



1802 E. 19th, Lawrence, KS Bible Discourse......................Sunday 10:00 AM Watchtower Study...................Sunday 10:35 AM Congregation Biible Study........Thursday 7:30 PM Theocratic Ministry School........Thursday 8:00PM Service Meeting....................Thursday 8:35 PM For more information call 843-8765


1802 East 19th Street Bible Discourse.......................Sunday 1:30 PM Watchtower Study....................Sunday 2:05 PM Congregation Bible Study..........Tuesday 7:30 PM Theocratic Ministry School........Tuesday 8:00 PM Service Meeting.....................Tuesday 8:35 PM For more information call 843-8765


LAWRENCE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, SYNAGOGUE 917 Highland Drive ...........................841-7636 Friday Evening Services..................... 7:45 p.m.

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Great Harvest Bread Co.

807 Vermont • Downtown Lawrence • 785-749-2227

Hillcrest Wrecker

3200 Franklin Park Circle • 785-843-0052

India Palace

Authentic Indian Cuisine 129 E. 10th, Lawrence • 331-4300

Jack Ellena Honda

2112 W. 29th Terrance • 843-0550 “You’re Gonna Like It Here”

Dale & Ron’s Auto Service

Kastl Plumbing

3400 S. Iowa • 843-7700

630 Connecticut • 785-842-2108



Dillons Food Stores

Crown Automotive


Sunday Morning Service ...................10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study ............ .........6:00 p.m. Study of the book of Daniel Pastor Cloyce E. Thornton ..................843-3149 All are welcome. Email: Website:

Please contact with changes.

P.O. Box 1051 • 843-5670

9th & Madeline Lane ...................841-1447 Rev. Shannah McAleer Moment of Inspiration ..................843-8832 Youth Education .......................11:00 a.m. Sunday Services .......................11:00 a.m. Meditation Service (Wednesday).... 6:00 p.m. Website:



4920 Legend Dr. • Lawrence, KS 66049 • 841-2112

Religious School ................. Sunday - 9:30 a.m.,


“Where Judaism Comes Alive” Rabbi Zalman and Nechama Tiechtel 1203 W. 19th St., Lawrence, KS 66046 785-832-TORAH (8672) Visit for current events, classes and programs.




1103 Main St., Eudora Ks. ............785-542-3720 Pastor: Harry Patterson Services .......Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Wed 7:00 p.m.

704 8th St. ......................................594-6612 Pastor Rev. Paul Babcock Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Worship Service .............................10:45 a.m.



Holiday Inn Convention Center 200 McDonald Dr. Sundays ........................9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.


3615 West 10th Street Law. 1st Ward, Bishop Peter Steimle.....865-3735 Sacrament Meeting.............................11 a.m. Law. 2nd Ward, Bishop Jeff Felmlee......832-9846 Sacrament Meeting...............................9 a.m. Wakarusa Valley Ward Bishop G.R. Gordon-Ross..............842-1283 Sacrament Meeting............................1:30 pm. Lawrence University Ward.........1629 W. 19th St. Bishop Vernon Schindler.................841-7549 Sacrament Meeting.............................11 a.m.




GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN, ELCA 2211 Inverness Dr. (Corner of Clinton Pkwy) “Where Everyone is Welcome” Phone............................................843-3014 Website: Pastor, Ted Mosher Sunday Schedule: Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship ............................ 9:30 a.m. Worship .......................................10:30 a.m. Wednesday Schedule: Confirmation .................................. 6:30 p.m. FROG’s (1-6th grade) ........................ 6:00 p.m. Thursdays Choir Rehearsal .............................. 7:00 p.m. Congregational Council meets the second Tuesday of every month.


1245 New Hampshire.........................843-4150 The Rev. Dr. Gary Teske ................. Lead Pastor The Rev. Jennifer Renema ........ Associate Pastor Sunday worship................... 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. Education hour ............................... .9:45 a.m. Senior High Hang Night .......... Sunday, 7:00 p.m. Sunday 11:00 a.m. worship broadcast live on KLWN 1320 AM. Nursery provided for services and Sunday School Tuesday: Bell Choir .................................. 5:30 p.m. Trinity Adult Choir ........................ 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: Children’s Choirs ......................... 4:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist............................. 6:30 p.m. Women’s monthly Bible study………..3rd Wednesday ..................................... 1:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Quilting Workday ..................... 2nd Wednesday ............................................ 10 a.m.-3 p.m. “A Stephen Ministry congregation”


2104 Bob Billings Parkway ..................843-0620 Check website for information & details Parish Pastor Randall Weinkauf Worship with Holy Communion .. 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship ......................9:30-9:45 a.m. Sunday School & Christian Ed.....9:45-10:45 a.m. Lutheran Student Fellowship Campus Org., Thursday 8:00 p.m. Sunday School & Bible Classes ........... 9:45 a.m. (Nursery Available) (Wheelchair Accessible) Ministry to the Blind Outreach Community Group .......... meets 3rd Friday each month at 5:30 p.m.


2700 Lawrence Ave ...........................843-8181 Robert Leiste, Pastor Fall Worship: Sunday Worship .............8:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Adult Bible Study Sunday ................... 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Worship......................... 7:00 p.m.



615 Lincoln St..................................841-8614 Joanna Harader, Pastor Sunday Worship .............................10:30 a.m. Children’s Sunday School (Fall Through Spring) ............................................... 9:30 a.m. Childcare available during worship.



At Forest View Ministries 1470 N. 1000 Rd. .............................843-3940 Fax: 785-842-4689. Robert Giffin, Lead Pastor Amy Giffin, Children’s ministries Robby Giffin, youth & family pastor Sunday Education Classes (all ages) ..... 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship Celebration ..............10:15 a.m. Sunday Children’s Worship................10:15 a.m. Wednesday Family Dinner ................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday OASIS (Bible studies/activities for all ages ................................................... 7:00 p.m. A Safe Place To Be.....


1020 Kasold ....................................925-0433 Pastor, Harold Berciunas Saturday Service ............................. 6:00 p.m.




8th & Church, Eudora.........................542-2785 Rodney G. Nitz, Pastor Sunday School .................................. 9:00 am Sunday Worship Service ...................10:00 a.m. (Nursery available) e-mail:

Wednesday night “Woman of Worship”.....Bible study 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night Men’s Bible study Group ................7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night Children’s Bible study group ...........7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Nursery provided for all but 8:45 Sunday service Website

“A place where Real People care about Real Issues” Ron Channell & Vicki Channel, pastors Sunday Worship Service .......... 8:45 &11:00 a.m. Sunday School classes for everyone ....10:00 a.m. Sunday night prayer service................ 6:00 p.m. Wednesday night “Refuge” youth group ......7:00 - 8:30 p.m.


1018 Miami (West Baldwin) Baldwin City, KS 66006 Church Phone ..................................594-6555 Rev. Jacob Cloud................................. Pastor Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Worship Service .............................11:00 a.m.

Meeting Location: 998 N. 1771 Rd. (North of 6th Street on Queens Road) Full Gospel, Evangelical John McDermott, Pastor .....................749-0023 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 266, Lawrence, KS 66044 Sunday Worship ... 10 a.m., One Service until 8/9. Children’s Church & Nursery 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.. Midwest Student Ministries, meets Tuesday evening at 8:00 p.m. in The Burge Union. Website: Email:


2518 Ridge Court ........................785-727-0233 Will Spann, D. Min. Meeting: 10:30 a.m. every Sunday (In United Way)



1908 E 19th St. (Brookwood W-95) Lawrence, KS 66046 Kevin Goodwin, Pastor ................877-409-FOOD website: .................... Central Junior High School 1400 Massachusetts ....................785-842-1553 Sunday Worship .............................. 5:30 p.m. email:................ website: ..................


1146 Connecticut C.D. Hall, Pastor ........................785-749-9434 Sunday Morning Service ...................10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening............................... 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Evening ............................. 7:30 p.m.



Downtown: 946 Vermont St. Traditional .......................... 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Contemporary ................................10:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School.........9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m Children’s Sunday School .................11:00 a.m. West Campus: 867 Highway 40 Family Worship .................... 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. Children’s Church ............. 9:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. All Ages Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m. E-mail: Rev. Dr. Tom Brady, Senior Pastor

3312 Calvin Dr, (Located N. of Peterson Rd. off Kasold) 843-2005 Rev. William D. Vogler, Pastor Jenny Boettcher, Director of Children’s Ministries Jenny Lichte, Early Childhood Coordinator Chad Donohoe, Director of College Ministries Ryan Mayo, College Ministries Intern Rick Pratte, Director of Congregational Life Dave Upchurch, Director, Care & Compassion Ministries Katherine Ritter, Women’s Ministries Coordinator Tyler Clements..........Director of Youth Ministries Kristen Siegfried............Youth Women’s Director Worship Services............................. 8:15 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Worship Services........................... 10:45 a.m. Child Care provided for all services


950 E. 21st Street .............................832-9200 Julienne E. Judd.........................785-842-2447 Sunday School ...............................10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship .............................11:00 a.m. Bible Study (Thursday) ...................... 7:30 p.m.




2415 Clinton Parkway (West 23rd St.) 785-843-4171 Rev. Kent Winters-Hazelton, Pastor Rev. Mary Newberg Gale, Pastor Worship schedule: Service of Reflection: A Moment of Grace...8:30 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:40 a.m. Fellowship ....................................10:40 a.m. Service of the Lord’s Day ..................11:00 a.m.

held @ Central United Methodist Church 15th and Massachusetts St. Sunday Worship ............................. .2:00 p.m. Pastor Myunghoon Han ................973-825-9584 Email:

1024 Kasold Drive “The Little Church with the Big Heart” Phone 843-1504 Rev. Bill Woodard, Pastor Adult Sunday School......................... 8:30 a.m. Youth Sunday School ........................ 9:00 a.m. Worship Service .............................. 9:55 a.m. Adult Sunday School........................11:00 a.m. Communion (open table), first Sunday of the month.

Sunday School .......................... 9:45 a.m. Late Worship ...........................11:00 a.m. Nursery available for 11:00 a.m. Worship Service


3rd & Oak Streets, Perry, Kansas ...785-597-5375 Office Hours: .. Mon-Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pastor Jack Dutton Early Worship ................................. 8:30 a.m.





(Hwy. 40 W to Co. 1029 - 3 mi. N to downtown Lecompton, 402 Elmore Street) ......887-6327 Rev. Hyun Jin Cho ......................887-6681 Sunday School, classes for all ages 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ............ 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Email: Website:


Clinton, Kansas .................... Campers welcome Rev. Pat Yancey, Pastor. Church School................................10:00 a.m. Worship Service .............................11:00 a.m.


1596 E 250 Road (intersection Dg Co Roads 442 and 1023) Nancy Boyda, Pastor....................887-6521 Sunday School .........................10:00 a.m. Worship .................................11:00 a.m. Email: Website:


(Member of The Reformed Church of North America) 2312 Harvard (1 1/2 blks. W. of Iowa) Lawrence, 66049...........................842-5797 Pastor John McFarland Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Lord’s Day Worship .........................10:45 a.m. Evening Bible Study.......................... 6:30 p.m.




785-594-3256 Driving directions: 8 mi. S. of Lawrence, South on 1055 to N. 700 Rd., go East to Sign on Right. Nick Woods, Pastor Sunday School .......................... 9:30 a.m.


10th & New Hampshire ......................843-4188 Rich & Judy Forney Parsonage ......................................843-7514

Lisa McFarland ............President, 841-2276 Meeting Times .......................... 7:00 p.m. Last Monday of the month Place...........................Eagle Rock Church 608 N. 2nd Street, Lawrence, Ks. For more information contact: 785-979-2521



1423 New York St. ..................... 331-2274 Tuesday Thursday ....................... 6-7 a.m. Wednesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. .. chanting for this world 7-8 p.m. ..........................regular practice Saturday ...........................6:30-8:30 a.m. Sunday ........................... 9:30-11:30 a.m. (orientation for beginners at 9 a.m.)


Meets Tuesdays at 7:00 PM at the Oread Friends Meeting House (1146 Oregon Street). All who are interested in practicing Soto Zen Meditation are welcome. Email:



2084 N. 1300 Rd. .............................542-3200 Rev. Michael Tomson-DeGreeff, Pastor Contemporary Service ....................... 8:30 a.m. Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Traditional Service ..........................10:30 a.m. Nursery Provided Wednesday Night Spiritual By Design 6:30 pm E-mail office - Web address -



1501 Massachusetts ..........................843-7066 Rev. Maria Campbell ............................ Pastor Shaun Whisler .......................... Music Director Sundays: Sunday School for all ages ................. 9:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship (1st, 2nd, & 4th Sun.) ..10:15 a.m. Traditional Worship .........................10:45 a.m. Nursery care provided 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Fellowship Lunch (3rd Sun.) ..............12:00 p.m. Youth Group ................................... 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Adult Chancel Choir .......................... 6:00 p.m. All-age Handbell Choir ...................... 7:00 p.m. Child care provided 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday Morning Prayer................ 8:15 a.m. Email Website




Jennifer Groene, LCMFT Serving the Spiritual, Emotional, & Psychological well-being of women, children, & families. Call................................. (785) 979-5434

597 E. 2200 Rd. (8 miles S of Eudora on Dg. Co. Rd. 1061) ..............................................785-883-2360 Lane Bailey, Pastor Sunday Worship Services................... 9:00 a.m. Sunday School ...............................10:15 a.m.

416 Lincoln St............................785-840-9945 M.L. Jefferson, Pastor Internet: Sunday School ...............................10:15 a.m. Sunday Power Hour .........................11:45 a.m. Friday Bible Study............................ 7:15 p.m. Please call for transportation, food or schedule of coming events. Food pantry available for those in need. Come and share blessings of the Lord with us! 3705 Clinton Parkway ..................841-5446 Sunday Schedule: Worship Services............ 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. Youth Sunday School (Jr. & Senior High) ......... ...........................................9:15 a.m. Clubhouse (3 years-5th grade)....................... ...........................9:15 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Adult Classes................. 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. Nursery Provided all morning Wednesday Nights: Celebrate Recovery & Celebration Station .....................................................7:00 p.m. Second Wind (Jr. & Sr. High)........ 7:00 p.m. Email: Nate Rovenstine, .................... Lead Pastor Jamie Prescott, ..................... Youth Pastor Derek Atkinson.........College Pastor/Worship Leader Elizabeth Scheib ... Dir. of Congregational Life Holly Atkinson..Director of Children’s Ministry Mary Adams ........ Community Serve Director

245 N. 4th (4th & Elm). Handicapped Accessible. ....................................................843-1756 Daniel Norwood, Pastor......................843-1756 Sunday Morning Schedule: Sunday School ........................ 9:30-10:30 a.m. Social Gathering.....................10:30-10:45 a.m. Worship .......................................10:50 a.m.




3510 Clinton Place, Ste. 320..........843-2429




96 Hwy. 40, in Big Springs ..................887-6823 Rev. Marshall Larson, Pastor Prayer Group .................................. 8:45 a.m. Sunday School, all ages .................... 9:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship ............................ 9:45 a.m. Worship .......................................10:15 a.m. Prayer Shawl Group................ Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Community Breakfast ..1st Saturday/monthly 7 a.m.

CENTENARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 15th& Kasold..................................331-HOPE Darrell Brazell, Pastor Sunday Worship Service ..................10:15 a.m., Children’s Church ...........................10:30 a.m.

3 1/2 miles W of 56/59 junction Everett Tuxhorn, Pastor ................594-3894 Worship .................................. 8:15 a.m. Church School........................... 9:30 a.m. Worship .................................10:30 a.m.


1263 N. 1100 Road .....................785-842-3339 Email: Web site: (take Highway 59 two miles south of 31st & Iowa, turn west on North 1100 Rd., then one-third of a mile) Spiritual Celebration................. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Program .............................. 11:00-12:00 noon This schedule varies from time to time. Please visit our website for the latest information. Topics and offerings vary for services & programs. Please contact the office for information.. The Fellowship is a welcoming congregation.

1530 Winchester Road .......................542-3304 Sunday Bible Classes.......................10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship Services..11:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study ..................... 7:30 p.m.






2104 W. 25th St., Suite #B-7 (basement level, corner of 25th & Iowa between Paisano’s & H&R Block) seating limited Sunday Reading Service ............ 9:30-10:30 a.m. Devotional Kirtan (4th Thursday) ....5:30-6:30 p.m. Phone............................................331-6030 Website: ......


1919 E. 23rd St ................................843-5878 Sundays .......................10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Wednesdays................................... 7:30 p.m.

Sunday Worship .......................10:30 a.m.




4300 West Sixth St. ...........................843-8167 Sunday Traditional Worship...................... 8:30 a.m. Bible Study for all ages ................. 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Worship.................10:45 a.m. Children’s Worship......................10:45 a.m. (except for 1st Sunday of month) Wednesday: Adult Prayer Time ........................ 6:00 p.m. Youth ....................................... 6:00 p.m. Children’s Programs (ages 4-12)...... 6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study ......................... 6:30 p.m. Traditional Choir.......................... 6:30 p.m. Worship Team Choir ..................... 7:00 p.m.

Sunday School ................................ 9:30 a.m. Sunday Service ..............................11:00 a.m. Recovery Service ............................. 5:00 p.m. Monday Brass Instrument Class...................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Women’s Ministries ....................... 4:00 p.m. Bible Study .................................. 5:00 p.m.


P.O. Box 342 .............................841-0307 Services: Counseling for individuals, couples, families, and mediation services. All faiths, or those with no faith preferences, are served. Educational programs as needed. Sliding scale fee.



946 Vermont Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 841-7500 Campus Minister, Rev. Kara Eidson Email ................................................. Student Associates: Abra Petrie, Allison Bond, and Sarah Elliott. Worship, Tuesdays at 8:30 PM, Smith Hall, Room 100


KU Campus @Smith Hall Rm. 100 3:30 p.m. ...........................785-550-6563 Pastor Sean Heston


American Baptist Center ...............843-0020 Patrick Landau ...........................843-0020 Weekly Bible Study ........... Tues., 7:00 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP University Christian Fellowship (SBC) Thursdays - 7pm Danforth Chapel - KU Campus Rick Clock, Campus Minister 785-841-3148

BLACK CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Leo Barbee, campus minister, 1629 W. 19th St. ............................................. 841-8001 Friday Evening .......................... 6:30 p.m.


Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship Sunday Services ...... 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Classes for all ages ............. 9:00-9:45 a.m. Wed. Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group .. 7:00 p.m.


KU, 400 Kansas Union Don Whittemore, advisor ..............864-2182


Southside Church of Christ 25th & Missouri, Daniel Mcgraw.....843-0770


jointly sponsored by: Church of the Brethren, United Church of Christ, Presbyterian Church, (USA) Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence and the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker). 1204 Oread ...............................843-4933 Campus pastor .......The Rev. Thad Holcombe


Canterbury House, 1116 Louisiana Rev. Joe Alford ..........................843-8202 Holy Eucharist, Sunday................ 5:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Tues-Danforth Chapel/KU ...............................................Noon


Haskell Indian Nations Univ. Campus Interfaith Council meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Morris Baptist Center, 146 Indian Avenue. Council president is John Gaskin, 841-7355.


Len Andyshak, staff .....................749-5994 Weekly Bible studies in dorms. Large group fellowship, Fridays, 6:30 p.m., Burge Union.


15th & Iowa ..............................843-0620 Sunday Worship ................ 8:30 & 11:00am Sunday Bible Class .......................9:45am .................................


18 E. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044 Phone................................ 785-550-6560 Shawn Norris, Campus Pastor Sunday schedule: Worship at 5 p.m., with a free dinner following.


Kentucky Fried Chicken/A&W

M & M Office Supply

Stephens Real Estate & Insurance

King Buffet

Marks Jewelers, Inc.

The Windsor of Lawrence

701 Wakarusa Dr. • 312-9600

W. 23rd St. • 749-4888

Krings Interiors

“We Design Your Dreams” 634 Massachusetts • 842-3470

Lasting Impressions Consignment Store

623 Massachusetts • 843-0763

“Quality Jewelers Since 1889”

Penny’s Ready Mixed Concrete, Inc.

We Stand Behind Our Work And We Care! 2858 Four Wheel Dr. • 842-8665

Longhorn Steakhouse

3050 South Iowa • 843-7000 Absolutely The Best Steak In Lawrence

An Assisted Living Residence 3220 Peterson Road • 785-832-9900


800 East 8th • 843-8100

3300 Iowa • 832-8600

Riling, Burkhead & Nitcher

Warren-McElwain Mortuary

Chartered Attorneys at Law 808 Massachusetts • 785-841-4700

711 W. 23rd St., Suite 22, Lawrence • 749-5122

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics

Management and Staff

Rueschhoff Communications Inc. Connect Now, Operators Standing By. 841-0111

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Inc. 601 Indiana 843-5111

120 West 13th Street • 843-1120

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AROUND AND ABOUT Six Washburn University students from Douglas County recently won scholarships from the Washburn School of Business: Michael Lisher, of Lawrence, won the Arthur Schultz Banking and Finance Scholarship; Alicia Potter, of Lawrence, won the Dale Marcoux Scholarship; Ben Reynoldson, of Lawrence, won the Dale Marcoux Scholarship; Keegan Russell, of Lawrence, won the Arthur Schultz Banking and Finance Scholarship; and Mark Stancliffe, of Lecompton, won the Fidelity State Bank and Trust/Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Chandler Business Scholarship.

be traveling to Kenya this summer to work on her dissertation. Laura Dean, of Lawrence, is a graduate student in political science and law. She is interested in the problem of human trafficking. She plans to study in the Ukraine this year.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students were honored in conjunction with UNL’s All-University Honors Convocation April 22 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. “High” scholars are in the top 10 percent of their class. High scholars from this area include James Austin Epp, Bonner Springs freshman, College of Journalism and Mass Communications; Monica Elizabeth Sorensen, Bonner Springs junior, College of Business Administration; and Megan Nicole Fleming, Lawrence freshman, College of Fine and Performing Arts.






Cecilia JoAnn Inhulsen, Montezuma, Ga., and Matthew Glenn Harvey, Warner Robins, Ga., were married Nov. 26, 2011, at Montezuma United Methodist Church with John Moore officiating. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Christopher and JoAnn Inhulsen, Montezuma. The groom is the son of Gerald and Stephanie Harvey, Lawrence. Matron of honor was Dr. Jane Maddox. Maid of honor was Harriet Inhulsen. Best man was Jeremiah Harvey. Bridesmaids were Mary Schrock, Jessica Inhulsen, Rachel Johnson and Elizabeth Noler. Groomsmen were Andrew Kelderman, Stephen Schiete, Christopher Inhulsen Jr., James Robertson and Aaron Quinlisk. Flower girls were Anastasia Dillon and Ruth Dillon. Ringbearers were Joshua Carter Maddox and Christopher Inhulsen III. Ushers were David Dillon and Joshua Paul Maddox. Program attendants were Joshua Mihm and Nathan Mihm. Musicians were Sarah Bereza, organ; and Dr. Christopher Inhulsen,

Jeff and Susan Sigler announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Sigler, all of Lawrence, to Denver Porter, Overland Park. The future bride is a 2001 graduate of Lawrence High School. She is employed at SFI Medical Publishing and is the owner of Melissa Sigler Photography. The future groom is the son of Scott and Cathy Porter, Overland Park. He is a 2003 graduate of Blue Valley High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Kansas University in 2009, and is employed at State Street in Kansas City, Mo.

Jill (Richardson) and Rob Aldredge of Durham, N.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Wren Elizabeth, on Feb. 8, 2012, in Durham. Maternal grandparents are Janice Richardson, of Lawrence, and Mike Richardson of

Marshall, Ark. Paternal grandparents are Jenny Ryan and Jill Adams, and Gordon Jackson, of Vandalia, Ohio, and Jo- of Lakewood, Colo., anseph Aldredge, of Dayton, nounce the birth of twins, Emmy Kay Adams and Ohio.

Everett Charles Adams, on March 13, 2012. The Emma Pogge will cel- twins were born at Luebrate her 100th birth- theran Hospital in Wheatday with a party from 1 ridge, Colo. They join big p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at sister Harper Adams, who Allen-Scott Lawrence Free Methodist is 3. Grandparents are Christy Allen, LawChurch. Friends are in- John and Janet Adams, rence, and Taylor Scott, vited to stop by and visit of Lawrence, and Chuck Wichita, were married with her. and Cindy Wright, MadiOct. 1, 2011, at Grace

son Lake, Minn. Evangelical Presbyterian

Church in Lawrence, with The University WomWashburn University the Rev. William Vogler en’s Club announced student Grace Hildenofficiating. three scholarship winners brand, of Lawrence, was The bride is the daughfrom this area for 2012- one of five students reter of Rand and Gail Allen, 13 at its luncheon April 5. cently inducted into Lawrence. Scholarships are going to Lambda Pi Eta, the naThe groom is the son Laurissa Beckman, Abby tional honor society for of Mark and Alison Scott, Campbell and Laura Dean. undergraduates in comWichita. Beckman, of Louis- munication. She is a memMaid of honor was Suzy burg, is an aspiring public ber of Phi Kappa Phi naAllen. Best man was Sam health nurse and is apply- tional honor society and is Park. Bridesmaids were ing to Kansas University’s a member of the Top Hat Katherine Kruger, Kara School of Nursing. She has Chapter of Alpha LambSmith, Pam Allen and completed her Certified da Delta. She is a senior Hannah Scott. GroomsNursing Assistant certifi- and is pursuing a degree men were Brett Boyle, cation. in communication, with Aaron Boehmler, Colin Abby Campbell, of Law- an emphasis in corporate Edwards and Victor Malrence, is a graduate stu- communication. lin. dent in psychology and A reception was given aspires to counsel trou- Please send Around at Alvamar Country Club. bled college students and and About items to The bride is a 2005 military veterans. She will

Cecilia and Matthew Harvey Sr., piano. Vocal quartet was Dr. Christopher Inhulsen Sr., Christopher Inhulsen Jr., Dr. Jane Maddox and Harriet Inhulsen. The bride was home schooled and graduated from Abeka Video Academy in 2003. She attended Pensacola Christian College, earned a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Georgia in 2010, and is a pharmacist at Eldercare Pharmacy in Hawkinsville, Ga. The groom is a 2001 graduate of Lawrence High School. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs in May 2006 and is a mechanical engineer at the Warner Robins Air Force Base. The couple reside in Warner Robins.

Associated Press

NEW YORK — Ever wonder why the same hotel gets four stars from one website and three stars from another? What’s the difference between a bedand-breakfast and an inn? What exactly is a boutique hotel, and what do you get when you stay at a resort? Here’s a primer on hotel rating systems, categories and definitions. Bed-and-breakfast: An owner-occupied property with no more than 10 or 15 guest rooms, plus common areas. Breakfast is included in room rates. Inn: Usually an independently owned property with more than 10 rooms but fewer than 50; often the owner lives onsite. Some inns include dinner and breakfast in room rates; some have full-service restaurants open to the public. Boutique hotel: Characterized by unique, stylish or even quirky decor and interior design, offering a stark alternative in appearance and experience to chain brands where furnishings may be identical in every location. Boutique hotels were originally independently owned, but today there are boutique hotel chains, such as Kimpton hotels and Starwood’s Ws. Marriott is launching a boutique brand called Edition. Resort: Offers on-site leisure activities related to location along with overnight accommodations. Types include ski resorts,

golf resorts, beach resorts, lake resorts and spa resorts. Per-person rates at all-inclusive resorts cover meals. Some resort rates include activities like kayaking, canoeing or tennis; others add fees for equipment rentals, lessons, excursions and access to facilities. Resorts can range from rustic lodges to luxury hotels. Motel: Designed for travelers who need lodging on or near roadways, with free outdoor parking but limited services and amenities. Rooms are often accessed through outside doors rather than interior hallways. The word comes from “motor hotel.” Ratings: A system for evaluating lodging quality, usually on a scale of one to five, with five the most luxurious. Some countries, like China, have government standards for hotels with strict definitions for ratings, but there are no uniform standards in the U.S. However, many in the U.S. lodging industry use a star rating system introduced in 1958 by the Mobil Travel Guide, which was rebranded as the Forbes Travel Guide in 2009. This system — described at http://www. — reserves five stars for extremely luxurious properties with numerous amenities and superlative service. Forbes is notoriously selective, giving five stars to just 59 hotels around the world and four stars to 176 properties. AAA’s rating system uses diamonds rather than

stars — http://www.AAA. com/Diamonds — and is also widely known. AAA rates many more locations and types of hotels — some 32,000 — than Forbes, and AAA’s printed guidebooks, free to members, are still widely used by road-trippers. A hotel that gets three diamonds from AAA is usually nice but not luxurious, offering a fitness center and a restaurant at a minimum. readers use the website’s star ratings to book hotels through its “Name Your Own Price” system without knowing which hotel they’ll get. “We realize star levels carry certain expectations,” said spokesman Brian Ek. For example, “to earn three stars, a property must offer a 24-hour front desk, on-site dining, business services, remote controlled TV with premium channels, a telephone with voicemail, a radio alarm clock, iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer in the room.” Priceline customers are sent a survey after each stay, and if satisfaction ratings for a hotel drop, Priceline will re-evaluate the star rating. But ratings can vary widely by source, even for the same hotel brand. “AAA will rank many Doubletree hotels as three-diamond and a few as four-diamond,” said David Sangree, president of Hotel & Leisure Advisors. “Some are really nice and some are kind of average. Days Inns also have a wide range of hotels, with

Denver Porter and Melissa Sigler The couple plan a Sept. 8, 2012, wedding at First United Methodist Church West Campus.

Nieman-Schmidt Mark and Becky Nieman, Nortonville, along with Tom and Debi Schmidt, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their children, Hailee Nieman, Olathe, to Kristopher Schmidt, Kansas City, Mo. The future bride is a 1999 graduate of Jefferson County North High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education in 2003, and a master’s degree in education in 2009, both from Kansas University. She is a special education teacher for the Kansas City Kansas School District. The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School. He earned a bachelor’s de-

Kristopher Schmidt and Hailee Nieman gree in history with a minor in economics from KU in 2004 and will earn a master’s degree in business administration from Baker University this June. He is a client relations manager at State Street Corporation. The couple plan a July 28, 2012, wedding at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Nortonville.

ANNIVERSARIES Christy and Taylor Scott graduate of Lawrence High School, a 2009 graduate of Kansas University, and is employed by The Navigators. The groom is a 2006 graduate of Wichita North High School, a 2010 graduate of KU, and is also employed by The Navigators. The couple reside in Lawrence.

A primer on hotel categories, star ratings By Beth J. Harpaz

Saturday, April 28, 2012

some that are really nice and many, not so nice. They’re ranked as twoand three-star.” And contrary to what many consumers may think, a one-star or onediamond hotel, if rated by a reputable source, is not a fleabag. It simply offers fewer amenities and services. “People may think if a place only got one diamond, it can’t be any good,” said Todd Cronson, regional manager for AAA Tourism Information Development. “That couldn’t be further from the truth. Maybe the lighting styles are out of date, maybe the furniture is older, but if it got a diamond from us, it’s perfectly clean, safe and well-maintained.” AAA and Forbes send inspectors incognito to rate the hotels they list. But many websites rely on consumer reviews for hotel ratings. TripAdvisor ratings are all generated by travelers and tend to reflect enthusiasm and satisfaction with a hotel, not whether there is room service or a restaurant. “The top-rated properties on TripAdvisor are not necessarily the most opulent or luxurious for a particular destination, but typically provide outstanding service and value,” said TripAdvisor spokesman Brooke Ferencsik. Ratings also don’t always correlate with price. A four-star hotel in a small city could easily charge less than a two-star hotel in Manhattan or in a beach town in the summer.

Cecil and Kay Wehr


Cecil and Kay Wehr, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends in June. Kay Wilder and Cecil Wehr were married on April 28, 1962, at St. Mary’s Parish in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Cecil is now retired after working most of his career as a forklift mechanic out of the Lawrence and Topeka area and in Des Moines, Iowa. Kay has operated an in-home daycare throughout her career. They have been foster parents to over 40

newborns through Catholic Charities. The couple have three sons, Christopher and wife Sandra, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Chad and wife Esther, Olathe, and Craig wife Ashley, Wellsville; four daughters, Teresa Wehr, Glendale, Ariz., Laura Van Alstine, Lawrence, Marlena Manternach and husband Neil, Monticello, Iowa, and Valarie Rooks and husband Michael, Kailua, Hawaii; 11 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. The couple requests no gifts.

1 billion tourists to cross borders this year The U.N.’s World Trade Organization says 1 billion people will cross international borders as tourists this year for the first time. The WTO’s regional director for the Americas, Carlos Vogeler, predicted Wednesday that the milestone will be reached in the fall. That figure would be about 4 percent higher than last year’s total. Back in 1950, the figure was 25 million. The UN counts only people who stay at least one night. It does not include cruise ship passengers. “It is quite iconic when you realize 1 billion people crossed borders,” Vogeler

said at a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association conference in Puerto Rico. “It shows from a sociological point of view how things have changed. If you go back 20-30 years, many people would die without traveling more than 100 miles from home.” The WTO plans a celebration, and may even try to designate someone as the billionth tourist, when the number is hit. The organization also projects that there will be 1.4 billion in 2020 and 1.8 billion in 2030. The top three destination countries now are France, the U.S. and China.

Saturday, April 28, 2012



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Dale Willey Automotive has an opening for a full time Office Assistant/Receptionist. Saturdays will be a part of the work schedule. Dealership experience is not necessary. Competency in Excel is a plus. Apply in person at 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS.

New retail store coming soon! NOW HIRING!! Full time & part time positions - Merchandise Pricers - Merchandise Stockers - Sales Floor Positions - Merchandise Receivers. Competitive Wages, Quarterly Bonus, Benefits, and Profit Sharing! PLEASE APPLY AT: WWW.QHIRE.NET/SAVERSTM

Announcements The Leavenworth County Department of Juvenile Services is seeking qualified applicants to work as Detention Officers. A job fair will be held, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 3pm to 7pm in the Basement Conference Room at the Leavenworth County Courthouse, 4th and Walnut, Leavenworth. Visit and click on the job fair link to see if you qualify, or to pre-apply.

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13-15 yrs. old as of 12-31-11. Sunday 4/29, Holcom Park Gold Field. 1pm. **Contact John** 785-856-7705 CNA EVENING CLASSES! May 7 - May 29 Call now 785-331-5495. Auction Calendar

Found Item FOUND Bicycle. Please Contact 913-301-3024 and describe bicycle. FOUND Key Ring with ignition key - found Mon., April 16th, at corner of 10th & Church St., Eudora. Call & identify 785-542-2041 FOUND Wallet - black & red wallet found in west Lawrence in October 2011. Call police to ID and claim. 785-832-7509

Lost Pet/Animal LOST Cat, Gray/blond, blue eyes, short gray tail. Front declawed. Missing from Wakarusa & Harvard, Lawrence. Shy, no collar, chipped. If found please take to vet office, Humane Society, or call 785-864-9272. LOST cat, last seen at 27th & Alabama. Short, black hair, white on her nose/chest/feet. Named Twinkle, shy. Please take her to Humane Society.

Auction Calendar PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., Apr. 28, 2012 - 10AM 16476 Boeppler Road Leavenworth, KS CHARLES & AMY BEOPPLER Ben Phillips & Associates 913-727-6622 913-927-8570 AUCTION Sat., Apr. 28th, 2012, 10AM 529 West Lone Jack - Lee’s Summit Rd. Lone Jack, Missouri Dave Spivey Liquidation Dirk Soulis Auctions 816-697-3830 AUCTION Sat.,Apr. 28th - 10 AM 2612 W. 27th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047 SHIRLEY and the Late LOWELL HENDERSON

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785-331-3131 785-979-6758 CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Sat., Apr. 28, 2012 - 10AM Lone Star Church 883 E 800 Rd. Lawrence, KS GALEN & DALE DOUGLASS MEMORIAL 785-865-7211 douglass/04/28.PHP PUBLIC AUCTION Sat.,April 28th, 2012, 10 AM 16674 Daniel Road Leavenworth, Kansas GARY & PATTY WIN KLER JAN’S AUCTION & APPRAISAL SERICE 785-331-6919 PUBLIC AUCTION Sun.,April 29th, 2012, 11 AM 21351 Evans Road Tonganoxie, Kansas JOHN & JAN SHOEMAKER JAN’S AUCTION & APPRAISAL SERICE 785-331-6919

AUCTION Wed., May 2, 10AM 1400 Kansas Avenue Kansas City, KS 66105 VANUM CONSTRUCTION LINDSAY AUCTION & REALTY SERVICE INC 913-441-1557 AUCTION Sat., May. 5, 2012 - 10AM Beatty & Wischropp Auction Facility Hwy. 31 E, Osage City, KS ARLO BELL, SELLER

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Business Opportunity Profitable Kettle Corn Business for sale

Everything you need to start popping today. Commercial grade equipment. $8,000. Will deliver within 50 mi. radius of Lawrence. Serious inquiries only. To receive specifications sheet e-mail to:

AccountingFinance Certified Public Accounting firm in Salina, Kansas is seeking qualified Junior and Senior Accountants to join our team. Work could include specialized areas and/or a wide variety of accounting, tax, and auditing functions. Candidates must have a degree in accounting and sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification if not already certified. This opportunity offers the right candidate an excellent career potential with growth opportunity. Send resume to: Clubine & Rettele, Chartered, PO Box 2267, Salina, KS 67402-2267.

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AdministrativeProfessional MEDICAL BILLING & COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST Lincare, leading national respiratory company, seeks Medical Billing and Collections Specialist with attention to detail and strong communication skills. Responsible for accounts receivable from Medicare, Medicaid, insurance and patient accounts. Experience preferred. Great benefits & growth opportunities. EOE DFWP Fax resume to Attn: Lea Ann 785-830-8321 Retention Specialist Haskell Indian Nations University(HINU) Assists with recruitment and selection of 1st generation/Low-income students. Provides comprehensive educational advising and academic early warning intervention strategies. Responsible for tracking student progress and implements retention strategies for TRiO SSS participants. BA in Education or related field: counsel ing, social work, psychology; a Master’s degree preferred. EOE Apply at trio/employment Submit apps to Marisa Spoonhunter, Director TRiO SSS 785-830-2727 Closing date: 04/30/2012 Teaching Parent Couple O’Connell Youth Ranch is looking for a live-in married Teaching Parent couple to teach social and life skills to 6-8 emotionally/ behaviorally challenged youth between the ages of 12-18 in a community based group home setting BA in human services and/ or experience working with youth preferred but not necessary. Offering a competitive salary and benefits that include a 3BR Apt., meals, insurance and paid vacation. Must be 25 or older and have a valid Kansas Driver’s license. Contact Deanie at: 785-842-9356, or fax resume to: 785-842-9382 or e-mail resume to:

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CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE Enjoy talking on the phone? Do you have great customer service skills? Lawrence Journal-World is actively seeking an experienced, positive, and customer orientated individual to join our talented customer service team. Rep will answer incoming calls and address newspaper subscription customer calls; work with team members to facilitate timely newspaper deliveries; provide information to sell and retain a variety of subscription offers; generate daily reports; and demonstrate our commitment to customer service by following up with customers to ensure superior results. Ideal candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience in a call center environment preferred; will represent the World Company in a professional and positive manner; be proficient in MS Office; can work independently with minimal supervision; and able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced environment. Must be available to work Mon. - Fri., 10:30am - 6pm. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE


Social Worker We are currently seeking candidates for a Social Worker position at our facility. This position is responsible for taking actions and implementing programs that meet the physical, mental, and psychosocial needs of our Residents. Eligible candidates will have a Bachelor in Social Work and possess a current Kansas Social Worker License. Some prior experience dealing with death and dying, depression, family conflicts, and loss of independence would be an added benefit. The Social Worker coordinates all facility admissions and discharges, actively participates in care plan meetings and other resident staff meetings as assigned, and is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee. A working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid, the willingness to act, when necessary, as a resident advocate, and flexibility in one’s schedule to accommodate occasional late and weekend admissions are essential to success in this position. Apply online at www.midwest-health. com/careers. EOE RN Needed full time for Family Practice. Must possess good communication and organizational skills. Previous nursing experience required. Great hours and competitive benefit package. Please e-mail resume to or fax to (785) 841-3129.


Now Hiring Assistant Manager Kansas City Competitive Salary Health/Dental/401(k) Bonus/Promotion Opportunities Please send your resume: 1-866-396-2156 (fax)

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Dale Willey Automotive has an opening for a full time Office Assistant/Receptionist. Saturdays will be a part of the work schedule. Dealership experience is not necessary. Competency in Excel is a plus. Apply in person at 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS.

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Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for part-time Home Delivery Specialists to support our circulation team. Specialist is responsible for accurate delivery of newspaper routes to achieve our delivery goals, independent contractor orientation and redelivery of newspapers to subscribers. The core work hours are 2:00-11:00 a.m. Candidates must be flexible and available to work weekends and days off will vary from week to week. Ideal candidates must have good communication and organizational skills; team player; able to work with minimal supervision; reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a safe driving record; and ability to lift 50 lbs. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre - employment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE House Cleaner, Mon-Fri. 18-25 hrs. w / housecleaning service. Dependable, honest, self motivated, eye for detail. Start at $9/hr. 785-748-9815 (local)


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Office of Admissions University of Kansas Required: Bachelor’s Degree and a graduate of KU Application deadline is May 9, 2012 Salary: minimum $43,000. For more information and to apply on-line go to and search for position 00207031 785-864-5421 EO/AA Employer

Addictions Counselor - Full time position open immediately. Must be licensed by the BSRB as an LAC or LCAC. Some Eves. & Sats. For more info call 785843-5483. Please send resume to:


Nurse Full time. Wellsville Retirement Community has great opportunity for a Charge nurse, Fri, Sat & Sun, 6a/6p. Work 36hrs, paid for 40hrs. Great Benefits. Family owned & operated. Apply online: or stop by 304 W. 7th St. Wellsville

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Due to New Product line our company is experiencing a massive product demand opening various positions in all depts. No exp. nec. Company training provided. All positions must be filled now. $395-$600/wk. Starting Pay. Interviewing 1st 100 Callers. Call Today Start this Week. 785-856-0355

Maintenance has a custodial opening available. This is a 12 month position, 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. The Custodian will work 3rd shift during the school year and 4-ten hour days first shift during the summer. Benefits include sick and vacation leave, health insurance and KPERS. Application may be downloaded from the district website, or by calling 785-597-5138. Application deadline is May 4, 2012.


Apartments Unfurnished 1BR - 951 Arkansas, CA, DW, laundry, $470, w/W/D $495, no pets. Call 785-841-5797

Cedarwood Apts 2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

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

Administrative/Billing AsEACH MONTH’S RENT sistant - Full time position *Sign lease by Mar. 31, 2012 avail. at addictions treatAND College Students ment clinic for caring, selfGET 10% DISCOUNT motivated, people person. Required: good verbal & —————————————————— CALL TODAY (Mon. - Fri.) writing skills and excellent 785-843-1116 computer skills. Mental health or medical billing insurance experience pre- 1BR — 740 Massachusetts, ferred. For more info call above Wa Restaurant, big 785-843-5483. Please send windows, 1 bath, CA. $750/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 resume: 1BR near downtown at 1021 Receptionist/Financial Rhode Island, free W/D, Person DW, off-st. parking, quiet. wanted full-time for ChiFor August. $500/mo. Local ropratic clinic in Bonner owner Call 785-331-6064 Springs. Apply Monday & 1BR, 4BR, 5BRs avail. - CA, Friday: 8AM-4PM or DW. 1BR - $425-$525/mo. Tuesday: 8AM-12PM. 4 & 5BRs - lg. family/ hous140 N. 130th St. Suite C. ing welcome. $1,500-$1,700. Advanced Chiropractic 785-766-0743, 785-727-3160 Services

Crossgate Casita’s 2451 Crossgate Drive

BRAND NEW 1BRs, $540/mo. Includes full size W/D, Very small pet okay.

Open House: Mon. - Sat. - Noon - 4pm 785-760-7899



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

Applecroft Apts.

19th & Iowa Studio, 1 & 2 Bedrooms 2BRs $200 off Aug. Rent & Security Deposit Special Gas, Water & Trash Paid


Sales-Marketing Leasing & Marketing Manager

Ready to show off your marketing ability and have fun?! The Reserve on West 31st, near the University of Kansas campus, is searching for a Full-Time Leasing and Marketing Manager. Candidate must be goal oriented, organized, outgoing and enjoy interacting with customers in a professional manner. Experience in apartment and/ or student housing industry is a plus. Responsibilities include leasing apartments to prospects, developing & implementing marketing plans, and leading the leasing team. Great benefit package includes medical, dental, 401(k), and advancement opportunities Send resume and salary history to EOE M/F/D/V Drug-Free Workplace

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Industrial Maintenance Technician - Electrical

Schlumberger is a leader in the manufacturer of specialty power cable for the oilfield industry and operates in a team environment. We currently have an opportunity for a 1st shift Industrial Maintenance Technician - Electrical. Responsibilities include installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial equipment as well as repairing and maintaining facility building and grounds Applicant must have: • High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification preferred • 3-5 years industrial electrical experience in a manufacturing environment. • Ability to troubleshoot and repair three-phase electrical power systems • Experience with AC/DC drives • Ability to work with control panels/relay logic • Ability to interpret and troubleshoot from schematics • Must have vast experience with programmable logic controllers. (AB and Siemens specific) • Experience with mechanical, pneumatic, and Hydraulic drive systems • Must have Excellent PC skills • Experience with Lean Six Sigma, SOP, Preventive Maintenance, AutoCad, MP2 a plus • Ability to work 2nd and 3rd shifts when needed. • Work overtime and weekends when required • Must be self-directed, selfmotivated, have excellent communication skills and problem solving skills. We offer a competitive compensation package based upon skills & experience along with generous benefits. Qualified applicants must complete our application to be considered for the position at: other_resources/employment_a pplication.aspx Please e-mail, fax or mail your application and current resume to: E-mail: Fax: (785) 830-3290 Mail: Schlumberger Attn: Personnel 2400 Packer Rd. Lawrence, KS 66049

THE T HE L LAWRENCE AWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD IS IN NEED OF NEWSPAPER DELIVERY ROUTE DRIVERS! Do you have your own vehicle? Do you have a phone, a valid driver’s license, and proof of auto insurance? If so, we would like to visit with you about a Newspaper Delivery Route! The Lawrence Journal-World is in need of Newspaper Route Drivers to deliver the Lawrence-Journal World to homes in Lawrence. We have City Routes available. All available Routes are delivered 7 days per week, before 6AM. If you’d like to be considered, please email Anna Nathan at and mention your name and phone number.

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2C SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 Apartments Apartments Unfurnished Unfurnished

Apartments Unfurnished Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Chase Court Apts. 19th & Iowa 1 & 2 Bedrooms

2BRs 1/2 off Aug. Rent & Security Deposit Special


Greens at Alvamar 1 & 2 BR Apts.

Starting at $675. Lg. Pets Welcome. Free Carport. 3700 Clinton Parkway 785-749-0431


Fall & Immediate Avail.

2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Apartments & Townhomes $200 - $400 OFF 1st month On KU Bus Route 2 Bedrooms near KU. Pool, microwave, DW, and laundry facilities 837 MICHIGAN 3 & 4 Bedrooms FREE wireless internet, DW, W/D, pool, on KU bus route. 3BRs with garages. 660 GATEWAY COURT

Call 785-841-8400

Never Be Late To Class ! Louisiana Place Apts. 1136 Louisiana 2 Bedrooms $620/mo., $300 deposit 785-841-1155

Parkway Terrace Apts.

Spacious 2BRs available. $500/mo., $300 deposit. CA, DW, & wood floors. 2340 Murphy Drive



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


Available Spring 2012

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1 - 5 BRs

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

PARKWAY COMMONS 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS! W/D, Pool, Small Pet OK! Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! 785-842-3280


1-3BR apts., duplexes, & homes near KU campus. Call TODAY to set up YOUR tour: 866-207-7480 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW. $500/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. No pets. $460/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 1305 Kentucky, in 4-plex. CA, DW. No pets. $450/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 1331 Delaware, for fall, 1 bath, 1 story, CA, W/D hookups, 1 pet ok. $450/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 2406 Alabama, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, W/D hookup. $570/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 2412 Alabama, 2nd floor in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, DW, washer/dryer, no pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 2524 Winterbrook, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage. No pets. $525/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR - 3062 W. 7th, for fall, 2 full baths, 1 story, CA, W/D hookup, DW, study. $690/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 3506 Harvard, for fall, bi-level, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookups. No pets. $480/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 413 W. 17th, avail. now or fall, new kitchen, hardwood floors, laundry, CA, DW. No pets. $550/mo. Water paid. 785-841-5797 2BR - 426 Minnesota, for fall, in 4-plex, CA, 1 pet ok. $430/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 536 Ohio, for fall, 1st floor, 1 bath, AC. $450/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 719-725 W. 25th, for Fall, AC, W/D hookups. No pets. $410 - $420 per month. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 741 Mchigan, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, W/D hookup, full unfin. bsmt. 1 pet ok. $730/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 946 Indiana, for fall, in 6-plex, CA, laundry, off street parking. $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 951 Arkansas, 2 story, 2 full bath, CA, DW, W/D $710. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR Unit in 4-plex. 1 bath, new carpet & appls. $450. + Deposit & Refs. No pets. Avail. now. 785-217-5360 2BRs - 1244 Ohio, for fall, 1st floor, AC, laundry. No pets. $450/month. 785-841-5797 2BRs - 826 Kentucky, for fall, 2 full bath, 2 story, CA, DW. No pets. $570 or $595 with W/D hookup. 785-841-5797


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

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935 2BR — 1030 Ohio, for fall, CA, DW. $650/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Spring Into Action

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


Call 785-838-9559


3BR - 1116 Kentucky, for fall, 1st floor, wood floors, CA, has washer & dryer. $610/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR — 2327 Yale, 2 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. $825/mo. Call 785-841-5797 3BR — 940 Tennessee, for fall, 2nd floor, CA, laundry, DW, 1 bath, no pets. $610/mo. Call 785-841-5797 3BR - 951 Arkansas, 2 story, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laundry, microwave, $750/mo. With W/D $775/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 3BR College Hill Condo near KU. Panoramic view, 2 bath, new Carpet, W/D. $795/mo. KU Bus route. 785-865-8741 3BR, 1028 Ohio. Lovely home, great for family near KU/downtown. Low utils. Has study, appls., parking. $1,305/mo. 785-979-6830 3BR, 2121 Inverness, for Aug. 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet. $940/mo. 785-841-5797

ASHBURY TOWNHOMES Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 3BR Available, No dogs


Call NOW 785-842-1322


2 & 3 Bedroom Houses

FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS! Pet under 60lbs OK! 785-842-3280

Baby & Children Items A large box of legos, cars and trucks, tracks, games, Great deal. Great shape.Plan ahead for Christmas. $10. Call 785-393-1992

2BR — 2400 Alabama, 2nd floor, 1 bath, AC, DW, laun- 3+BR, 2 bath, CA, FP, 2 car Car Seat for child, used in dry on-site. $490/mo. No w/opener, fenced yard, “Grandma’s Car” so used pets. Call 785-841-5797 shed. 2352 Haversham Dr. very little. Navy blue ve$1,125/mo. 785-842-3911 lour seat, with gray. Brand Duplexes Century. $25. Call 3BR — 2109 Mitchell,for Aug. is 1 story, 1 bath, 1 car, CA, 785-843-0333 4 & 5BRs near KU, shared DW, No pets. W/D hookDisney Princess CD player yard w/deck, W/D hookup, ups, $775/mo. 785-841-5797 in excellent condition. 1316 Valley Ln.: 4BR, 3 bath, Holds CDs, and places for $1,400+deposit. 1318 Valley 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ jewelry. 25. cash. Ln., 5BR, 3 bath, full bsmt., opener, range, refrig., W/D 785-843-9988 kitchen area, $1,600. + de- hookups. $795/mo. Deposit & Refs. Call 785-749-3840 posit. No pets. 785-842-8411 Disney Princess Wall Clock, $10. Cash 1BR, 2444 Ousdahl. Quiet, 3BR, 1 bath, 1620-27 W. 20th 785-843-9988 Terr. Close to KU. Avail. has W/D, $485/mo. Gas & now and August 1st. $875/ water paid. No pets. Building Materials mo. Call 785-842-7644 Avail. now. 785-423-1565. 2BR, bi-level, large! 1.5 bath, hard wood floors, DW, W/D hookup, basement. Cats ok. Avail. now. $585/mo. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 2BR, W/D hookups, 1 car garage, deck, lg. back yard, No pets. $500. Avail. now. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 3BR, 1.5 bath, FP, DW, W/D hookup. 2832 Iowa. $625/ mo. No pets. Avail. now. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

Townhomes Use Your Tax Refund to Invest in a Co-op

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes in Cooperative. Units start at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) 1, 2 & 3 BR Townhomes Avail. June 1. $385 - $900. No Pets. 785-865-6064

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

3BR, 1.5 Bath. 2434 Arkan- Antique Oak church pew, sas, FR, FP, office area, 2 Brand new in boxes. car, fenced yard. No Pets Enough for 14 by 14 square or Section 8. $825/mo. and extra. Real oak strip Avail. now. 785-832-9906 tiles, 6 by 6. must sell. $95. 785-393-1992 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car. Great home backs to Alvamar Golf Bath cabinet, (1) $25. Misc. fixtures, various Course. 3718 Hartford Ave. bath prices $10-20, 3500 River$1,200. Aug. 1. 785-550-9238 view Dr. Mon-Sat 8-5, 3BR, 2 full bath, kitchen, LR, 303-520-8775 DR, kitchen appls., deck, 2 car. No pets. $1,000/mo. Chandelier, $75. 3500 Riverview Dr. Mon-Sat. 8-5, or Avail. August. 785-766-1957 call 303-520-8775

Brand New

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

Garber Property Mgmt. 785-841-4785 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644


Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st Executive homes on W. 22nd Ct., Lawrence

3-5BR homes, 2 car garages, some with finished bsmt. Pool & playground in the Development. For more info please call


HVAC, complete 4ton, properly sealed with nitrogen by certified refrigerator technician. Call for pricing. 3500 Riverview Dr. Mon-Sat. 8-5, 303-520-8775 Oak Strip floor tiles,Brand New in boxes. Enough for 14 by 14 square and extra. Real oak strip tiles, 6 by 6. must sell. $98. 785-393-1992 TOILETS, TOILETS, TOILETS (2) Gently used, brand name white ceramic toilets in excellent condition. Being replaced during remodel. $35/offer. 3500 Riverview Dr. Mon- Sat 8-5, or call 303-520-8775 Window - Pella double hung window with wood frame, 74W x 56.5T x 6D. $50 or best offer. Call 913-449-7509


Mobile Homes

65” Philip TV with inbuilt surround sound, self 2BR, 1 bath, freshly painted, standing with roller. Great new carpet & linoleum. pictures. Serious buyers $100. Call avail. now in Lecompton. only, 785-843-1425 $555/mo. Call 785-887-6584

Office Space


sofas, love 2420 Iowa St., Suite A, Law- New/Used rence, KS. 1,200 sq. ft. Avail- seats, dinettes, bedroom CAMPUS LOCATIONS! able June 1st. $1,350 per sets, futons, bunk beds. mattresses, box springs. 1, 2, 3 BRs mo. Call 785-766-3949 Still in plastic. Bedframes, Briarstone Apts. pictures, wall mirrors, & 1010 Emery * 785-749-7744 Office Space Available more. Please call Bobby at at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. 2 Bedrooms $550-$800/mo. 785-218-2742 785-841-4785 3BR — 1002 Alma, for Aug. 2 story, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, DW, 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 CA, W/D hookup, 1 pet. Household Misc. $825/mo. 785-841-5797 Central Location, great Retail & schools, lovely west side Commercial Space Lamps, (2) Leviton Lamp, Regents Court townhome. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 24” tall ceramic white car garage, FP, all appls., w/floral pattern and gold Furnished 3 & 4BRs 2859 Four Wheel Drive tile in kitchen, good stortrim. $30. 785-550-1271 Washer/dryer included age, wired for cable. 1424 Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., 19th & Mass., on bus route Vintage Lamp, 30” tall ceA Brighton Cir. $950/mo. private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. Ask about 785-842-5227 for more info ramic white w/floral patAvail. July 1. 785-842-7073 2-person Special! tern, $20. 785-550-1271 785-842-4455 Vintage Lamps, 32” brass PARKWAY 4000 base & stem with light Move-In Specials! green glass body set. $30. Apartments, Houses & 785-550-1271 • 2 & 3BRs available Duplexes. 785-842-7644 • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener Jewelry • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free Tie Clip, Victorian tie clip & 785-749-2555/785-766-2722 Area Open Houses cufflinks in original box. Inside lid says Hickok. It is like new and very colorful. HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES OPEN HOUSES Asking $75. 785-594-2212 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes Lawrence FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS Sunday, 4/29 Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! BRAND NEW Lawn, Garden & 4300 W 26th Terrace Pet under 60lbs OK! One Month FREE $239,000. 12-2PM Nursery 785-842-3280 Tuckaway at Frontier 2113 Riviera Asparagus Fern, larger, $269,000. 2:30-4PM 542 Frontier, Lawrence wintered in the house. $5. LUXURY LIVING AT 1904 Massachussets 1BR, 1.5 bath 785-842-8776. AFFORDABLE PRICES 1625 sq ft., $120,000. 2BR, 2.5 baths Hostas - plain green leaf, RANCH WAY Commercial, near Rent Includes purple flower. $4.00 each. corner 19th & Mass TOWNHOMES All Utilities. Plus Cable, 785-842-8776. 4:30-6:30PM on Clinton Pkwy. Internet, Fitness & Pool. Mower - Toro Rider, 42” 3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 Garages Available Hosted by Tina Andrew cut, 16hp, hydrostatic, 2BR, 1 bath, $760/mo. Elevators to all floors Re/Max Excel used 1 season, 78 hours, Half Off Deposit 785-550-4393 $900. Call 785-841-9735. Reserve YOURS Gage Management for Spring/Fall 785-842-7644 Miscellaneous Lawrence Call Today 785-856-8900 China Closet, Nice with Open House glass doors 6” tall 14” 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carSunday, April 29th Canyon Court Apts wide, $80. 785-764-4289 pet, vinyl, cabinets, counNoon to 4PM DEPOSIT SPECIALS! tertop. W/D is included. Fishtank, 29 gallon tank, 1013 Home Circle Leasing 1, 2, 3BRs for FALL $575/mo. 785-865-2505 with lights powerhead/ Lawrence, KS 66046 700 Comet Lane, Lawrence supplies with nice stand, 785-832-8805 3 bedroom ranch, 2 full optional. Black Nice. Leave AVAIL. Now, Smr., & Fall baths, 2 car garage. 1,421 message if no answer 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., square feet, large fenced $100. 785-764-3643 FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 backyard, range, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer Lg. 3BR, 3 full bath, bsmt., & dryer. Built in 1997. Music-Stereo small fenced yard. 4950 $145,950. Stop by or Stoneback Dr. $1,000/mo. Antique upright piano with for further information, Avail. now. 785-766-1017 carved floral design. Still please call (913) 226-4161 Great Locations! Great Prices! works great. Must 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms sell.Excellent condition. 3BR Townhomes Avail. Quality Townhome for sale Call for SPECIALS $99. 785-393-1992 Adam Ave. Low cost living. Very quiet 785-838-3377, 785-841-3339 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., neighborhood. Perfect for Kawai Baby Grand (1997). some with fenced yards, serious Perfect condition inside student, single $995/mo. Pets okay with professional, retiree. 2BR, and out. Beautiful ebony paid pet deposit. finish. SWEET TONE. Must 1 bath, 1 car garage. HOA see. Must play. Refer$119,500. 785-550-6890 ences. Best offer. 785-841-4785 785-842-5843/785-393-9269.

Now Leasing for 2012! 1, 2 & 3 BRs

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

4BR, 2 bath townhome for August. $300/BR, $1,200/mo. + utils. No pets/smoking. 785-727-0025, 816-807-9493 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

Bob Billings & Crestline


Sat., May 5, 2-7PM

Poehler Loft apartments

619 E. 8th St., Lawrence



Now Leasing for June & August Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $1,200/mo. Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $950/mo. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $795 - $950/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit


Open this Summer


Featuring: Truckstop Honeymoon & Drakkar Sauna


1 & 2 Bedroom Loft Apts.

Call & Reserve YOUR New Loft Home NOW!

785-312-9259 2BR — 1315 E. 25th Terrace, EHO/Handicap accessible for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. 2BR — 1027 Mississippi, for $480/mo. 785-841-5797 fall, 1 bath, CA, laundry, 2BR — 3732 Brushcreek, 1 DW, 1 cat ok, $500/mo. Call bath, 1 story, garage, CA, 785-841-5797 DW, W/D hookup. No pets. 2BR — 1414 Tennessee, for $540/mo. 785-841-5797 fall, top floor, 1 bath, AC. 2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near No pets. $440 per month. KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 - Call 785-841-5797 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 DOWNTOWN LOFT

2BRs - for fall, tri-level, 1 bath, CA, all elect., W/D hookup, DW, study. $650/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797


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


Mobile Homes

OWNER WILL FINANCE 2BR, 2 bath, stove, DW, refrig., W/D, CH/CA, storage building. Move in ready! Lawrence 816-830-2152


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

Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe


Call for Details

625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200

Houses 1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts. 785-842-1069

Ticket Mart

JOE BONAMASSA (2) tickets floor, May 2, Topeka Ctr. Below face 6 Acre Farmstead 8 miles Expo west of Lawrence. Includes value. Excellent seats. Call 3 Morton Bldgs., 4 barns, 785-766-1001 silo, smokehouse. Repo, assume owner financing. TV-Video $975 monthly. 785-554-9663 27 inch TV, no remote, not a flat screen. Works great! Income Property $10. 785-843-9988

Duplex in Lawrence - 3BR one side, 2BR other side, has 1 car garage. $135,000. Theno R.E. 785-843-1811


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



423B E 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-704-5037 Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures Antique Child’s Roll Top Desk, Excellent Condition. $100 Cash, 785-843-9988


2BR — 427 Minnesota, for Crosley Washer, Frigidaire fall, 1 bath, 1 story, AC, Dryer. Old but still work. Please call W/D hookup. $650/mo. 1 $100. 785-766-5732 Pet OK. Call 785-841-5797

Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 2-6BR houses available for KITCHEN AID trash comblock to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ August 1. Close to Campus pactor. $50/offer. 3500 RivWATER PAID. 785-842-7644 & downtown. 785-842-7644 erview Dr. Mon-Sat 8-5 or call 303-520-8775


Saturday Only

April 28 8AM-2PM ??? RAIN OR SHINE (under Big tent) All proceeds will go to the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s Annual Fund raiser “Run for the Son”


YARD SALE Sat., April 28 9AM - Noon 501 Gateway Drive Lawrence, KS

Just north of Sonic on 6th For Sale: Badge-A-Minit Button makers and supplies. Two -2 1/4 inch electric machines, two 3 inch machines. Electric cutters. Spinner, magnet and key rings parts. Inventory boxes in two sizes.


Multi-Family Garage Sale

Fri., Apr. 27th 8AM - 5PM Sat., Apr. 28th 8AM - 2 PM

1304 W 2nd St. 9am to 2pm No early birds

2410 Lazybrook Lane Lawrence, Ks 66047

Kenmore stackable washer/dryer 27” wide used for only 9 months Sofa sleeper Playstation2 plus games Origins fine porcelain Christmas dishes Little Tikes train set Boys Clothing 2T and 3T Boys Shoes, Sandals and Boots Marble magic Back Massager for chair Picture Frames Flower vases Too many other items to list

Plants, Hostas, Etc. Collector Dolls, Dishes, Car Top Carrier, Good Clothing, Bedding, Kid’s Toys, Books, and Much, Much More Great Items! 07

SPRING into SPRING Sat., April 28th 7AM- Noon


Come On Over! 1209 Jana Dr.

Friday, 4PM-7PM Sat. 8AM-Noon This is a quality 2 family garage sale featuring tons of clean and brand name girls clothing sizes 4T-10. Little Tikes doll high chair, rocker, table & 2 chairs, and crib, books, toys and stuffed animals, Rose Petal Cottages, Pottery Barn twin sheet set and valence, Eddie Bauer crib skirt, Fisher Price mobile. Ethan Allen Loveseat and wood chair. Pfaltzgraff dishware in Yorktowne pattern. Tons of quality home decor items in like new cond. including rugs, throws, pillows, and more! 03

GARAGE SALE Saturday, April 28; Time: 7:00-10:00 am. Address: 4615 Royal Birkdale Court. Items to be sold: Crib, Changing Table, Several Strollers, Bumbo, Exersaucer, toys, clothes, and other miscellaneous items.


Garage Sale

Friday & Saturday, April 27th & 28th 1423 E. 900 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66049 (at Old Judy’s Junction by Clinton Lake) Tools, fishing camping equipment, some antiques, and many miscellaneous items. 04

Huge Multiple Family Garage Sale 1131 Brynwood Ct. Lawrence, KS 66049 Saturday April 28 8 am - 3 pm

(No early bird sales) Solid oak bunk beds, patio furniture, wakeboard, snowboard, electronics, TVs, desk, clothes, sprayers, books, shoes, Home Decor, jackets, lawn mower, string trimmer, file cabinets, furniture, picture frames, phones, purses, golf clubs, pillows, linens, skis, life jackets, dining set, garage heater, propane flame torch, antique chest, self-powered subwoofer, kids bike, sled, Dewalt combo tool kit, dresser, printer, Papasan chair, clothes sample sale, rugs, mini- fridge, fans, coffee maker, hammock. 04

HUGE, THREE FAMILY GARAGE SALE 1104, 1110, & 1114 Rankin Dr on 4/27 & 4/28. Starts at 7:00 a.m.

Items available include: lawn equipment, recliner, entertainment system, kids toys, kids clothes, kitchen items, coffee table, end table, bakers rack, baskets, and much, much more! 05

Neighbors Garage Sale

4124 Wimbledon Drive & 4102 Wimbledon Circle, Friday, April 27, 7 am -5pm & Sat., April 28, 7am- 1pm. Furniture, house hold items, almost new bookcase and library ladder bookshelf from Winfield House, high quality children’s wooden toys, toys and train set from Japan, children’s rocking chairs and table, puzzles, games, first bicycle with training wheels, silk flower arrangements, desk w/chair, bedroom set and much more all in excellent condition


2412 Morningside Dr. Rain or Shine Sale Fri. & Sat. 8AM-? Furniture, lawnmower, quilt frame, quilts, sewing items, punch bowl & cups, prom dresses, clothes, baby stuff, toys & more. Need an apartment? Place your ad at or email

Garage Sale Sat. 28


There will be Biscuits & gravy for Breakfast Also, Grilled Hamburgers and Hot dogs and Baked goods


Relay For Life

with everything from Household items, kitchen items, microwave, Furniture, including Bulk bed, matching dresser & chest, dining table with folding chairs, buffet, corner cabinet, lawn mower, weedeater, misc. tools, books, tablesaw, small replacement window Too many items to list. Come see for yourself.


All proceeds go for

This is a Huge Sale!



5th Annual Yard Sale


at Lawrence Heights Christian Church 2321 Peterson Road

Pianos, (3) beautiful Mason & Hamlin console $725, 2 Baldwin Acrosonic Spinets, $475 & 525. Price includes tuning & delivery. 785-832-9906


5 Acres with $500 monthly income (more possible). Located between Lawrence & Topeka. Includes 1979 2BR mobile home. Asking $139,000. Call 785-887-6069


4902 Stoneback Drive Lawrence, KS

approx. 26th & Wakarusa GLASSWARE: porcelain, figurines, vases, serving dishes; FURNITURE: lamps, checkers game table, upholstered foot stool, 2-square thick glass end table tops; HOUSEHOLD: numerous music boxes, wall mirrors, hanging-file stand, electric space heater, large oval floor rug, oil lamp, kitchen items, 2 chair back supports; DECORATIONS: Restoration Hardware door wreath; Xmas and Fall decorations; ELECTRONICS: Magnavoc VRC, Phillips VCR/DVD, Muzak receiver; TOOLS YARD: new Craftsman 7 in. circular saw, new 5-gal. asphalt coating, bulb/grass plugger, American Security combination safe (22 x 18 x 18), Craftsman self-propelled lawn mower w/bag, B D electronic string weed eater, B D power blower, padded chaise lounge chair. And many more miscellaneous items. 08

DON’T MISS THIS SALE!!! Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, 7am to 2pm at 2917 Lawrence Ave.

Furniture: King memory foam sleigh bed, 2 bunk beds, daybed, couch, dining room table/chairs, oak 10-gun cabinet, 2 computer desks, small work/sewing desk Entertainment: Wii console & games, Nintendo DS & games, Dance Dance Revolution pad, Foosball/Air Hockey table, small TV/VCR combo, books, DVDs, CDs Toys: Step 2 toy box, toddler bike, tricycle, 2 scooters, step 2 play kitchen, Little Tikes basketball goal, rocking horse, Fisher Price castle, books, puzzles, games Clothes: Boys/Girls (sz 4-12), Women (sz 10-14), Mens clothes (XXL) Winter coats and shoes Household: printer, queen size comforter, hamster cage, Christmas decorations/lights, housewares Misc: Trek Trailer Bike, 2 treadmills, Sizzix machine w/letters, shapes & storage tower


Wood Creek Community Yard Sale Sat., May 5, 2012 8 am - 12 noon 255 N Michigan Lawrence, KS

The Wood Creek Townhome Association is coordinating a Community Yard Sale. The sale will run from 8am-noon, with over a dozen homes participating in this great event. Cinammon rolls, cookies and lemonade will be sold by Children at each entrance, with all proceeds going to benefit the Wood Creek play ground, a play ground for the children of our 100 family community. Questions? Email the Wood Creek Association Board at:



Korean Presbyterian Church of Lawrence (KPCL) Annual Yard Sale. 445 Lyon St. Lawrence, KS 66044. Saturday, April 28th, 9am-2pm. Electronics including home appliances, clothing, toys, kitchen items, other household misc. and much more. Free food including Korean BBQ, Korean pancakes, japchae, kimchi, rice etc. will be served from 10am-2pm (donations are welcome); vegetarian options will be available! Will donate the entire proceeds to the homeless. 12

Multi Family Yard Sale!

Contractor going out of business Sale! Cool Stuff! Sat., 7am-4pm. Sun. 9am-2pm.


Lawrence Free Methodist Church Please join us for our annual silent & live auction to benefit student trips. 3001 Lawrence Ave. Sunday April 29 6:30pm. -8:30pm. Hosted by KLWN’s Brian Hanni

Some of things available for bidding: KU memorabilia & clothing; local services - dining; shopping; personal, auto, & home care; lots of antiques - vintage glassware; Fenton collectibles; Coke memorabilia; vintage tools; golf; Branson Vacation Package and much more!

533 Walnut Street Contractor tools: Shop tools (woodworking & metal working), hand tools, concrete work tools, drywall tools, welders, (Lots of hand tools!) cattle panels, infant & toddler clothes, women’s clothes& coats size 2-8, shoes, small children furniture, garden tools, yard art, dishes, vases, lamps, cool retro furniture, antiques, coffee table, end tables, Art. Come check it all out in lovely North Lawrence ! 13

LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER SPRING CLEANING SALE!!! Join us at 940 New Hampshire, Lawrence KS 66044

Homemade Desserts for only $2 08

Multi Family Sale Fri. & Sat. 8-1 3112 W 28th Circle

2 mountain & 3 kids bikes Kid & Adult clothes toys, Christmas decor craft supplies, concrete payers, oak TV cabinet with safe handmade doll furniture for 18” dolls and much misc. 08 Multi-Family Garage Sale 3018 Topeka Lane Saturday April 28 8 am until 2 pm 16” girl’s bike, double jogging stroller, lots of baby items, kid’s toys, original Cabbage Patch dolls, dishwasher, entertainment center with side bookcases, solid oak computer cabinet, queen mattress set, end tables, patio furniture, linens, lamps, baskets, dishes, flatware, large mirror, 32” TV, Panasonic flip camcorder, IPod Shuffle, Netgear wireless router, & lots of miscellaneous 09

Clothing Give Away Sat., April 28th 8AM - 12 Noon at the Southside Church of Christ 25th & Missouri Lawrence


This Friday April 27th from 5pm-9pm & Saturday April 28th from 9am-2pm in the lower lobby of the Lawrence Arts Center.

Multiple Family Garage Sale

You will find treasures and benefit from our spring cleaning! We have: rain barrels, costumes, make-up, pre-school toys, rolling display cases, computer monitors, shelving units, enameling kilns, tables, suitcases, photo enlargers, and much much more! 13

Multi-Family Sale Saturday, April 28th 7am-12pm 815 E 12th Street Lawrence, KS

held on the lot of ChaDa Sales in East Lawrence, on corner of 12th & Oregon.

Sale items will include: Metal cars (40-50 years old), LOTS of baby and children’s gear & toys, LOTS of baby & children’s clothing & shoes (all sizes); women & men’s clothes & shoes (all sizes, including Mens 2XL and up); Comic Books (near mint condition), 1960-70s vinyl records, Pepsi character glasses, kitchen appls. & accessories, large aquarium, king sleigh bed & dresser, fishing equipment, digital cameras, 2 Paslode battery operated nail guns; miscellaneous tools; barstools; coffee, end & console table set; televisions; hall tree with storage bench; table lamps; decorative vases; large dog house; sm. dog kennel; formal dresses; books & cookbooks And MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

Sat. April 28 7am-1pm. 2542 Arkansas St.

This could be your Garage Sale ad!

Old english pub table, ice cream parlor chairs, wicker vanity and chair, Russian samovar, nesting dolls, Russian books and magazines, ivory chess set, tennis rackets, kitchen items, garden tools, Skilsaw, Jigsaw, car accessories, never used snow board, tool shop misc., tools, baby, children’s and adult clothes, toys, office supplies, TVs, Pottery Barn bedding, and many misc.

For $39.95, your ad will run Wednesday- Saturdayin the Lawrence Journal -World as well as the Tonganoxie Mirror and Baldwin Signal weekly newspapers, and all of our online websites. The package includes a box around your ad, a big header and special centering and attention! Just go to: place/classifieds/


BUSINESS Auctioneers

Carpets & Rugs

Linda’s Cleaning Done Right 30 yrs. experience Excellent references Only $15 per hour 785-393-2599


Automotive Services Auto Maintenance and Repair

Up to 70% OFF

storewide on popular carpet, wood laminate, ceramic and vinyl floors. ———— Stain-resistant carpet from

67c sq.ft!

Ceramic and laminate from

77c sq.ft!


(Bet THAT got your attention!) ————THIS is the low-price, spring cleaning sale you’ve waited all winter for! Need it installed? Our Installer-Direct Service is just one more way you save!

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

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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


http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

Floor Trader

Harris Auto Repair

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

Hite Collision Repair

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

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. com/westside66

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

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

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

On-Site Cooking Available Family Owned & Operated


Cell Phone Service & Repair

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

785-424-5960 wirelessrestore

Child Care Provided

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

FREE ADS for merchandise


Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs Call 913-209-4055 for Free estimates or go to Looking for Something Creative? Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791

Heating & Cooling

Hardwood Floor Installation, Refinishing and Repair Locally Owned, Insured, Free Estimates 785-691-6117

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

Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 Serving Lawrence since 1972.


For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor

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

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


Eco-Friendly Cleaning

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

Give your sweetie the gift of cleaning.

Gift Certificates Avail. Family owned and operated since 1992

Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268 Find jobs & more on


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


Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Ambidextrous Painting 785-424-5860 All aspects of Painting Fast, good, 20+yrs. knowledgeable, reasonable, Mark & Carolyn Collins

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.


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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

Foundation Repair ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 Concrete, Block & Limestone Wall Repair, Waterproofing Drainage Solutions Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7


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

Wagner’s 785-749-1696

Garage Doors

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

785-843-2244 www.lawrencemarketplace. com/scotttemperature

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

Fast Quality Service

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

Golden Rule Lawncare Complete Lawncare Service Eugene Yoder Call for Free Est. Insured. 785-224-9436


Green Grass Lawn Care Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal. Insured all jobs considered 785-312-0813/785-893-1509

Home Improvements

Lawn & Landscape Maintenance

Big/Small Jobs Dependable Service

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Windows, Doors, Roofing, Vinyl siding, Painting, More 35 yrs. exp. Free estimates. 913-636-1881 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarketplac

No Job Too Big or Small

Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Whatever U Need Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379 MLS - Mowing or 1 Time w/out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup, Reseeding, Fertilizer, Mulch-Stone, etc. 785-766-2821 Sr. discount


Mowing My Way Through College

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

General Services

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Bus. 913-269-0284


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

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities. Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help. Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

Affordable, Experienced, Reliable, Call For an est. Connor at 785.979.7390 Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

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

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

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


(785) 550-1565

Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

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

Events/ Entertainment Eagles Lodge

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

Guttering Services

Breathe Holistic Life Center

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


1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Insured 20 yrs. experience

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


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


Music Lessons


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



Heating & Cooling

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

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


Steve’s Place

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

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim


“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

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Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

Painting A. B. Painting & Repair

Flower Beds, Mulching, Mowing, Weedeating, Pruning, Retaining walls.

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

Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 http://lawrencemarket Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846 Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985

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Drury Place

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


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

Complete Roofing

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

We’re There for You!


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


Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

785-764-9582 mclaughlinroofing


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


Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff Quality Workmanship http://lawrencemarketplace. com/lawrenceroofing

Travel Services Professional Service with a Tender Touch

Stress Free for you and your pet.

Lawrence First Class Transportation Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7


Lawrencemarkeptlace. com/firstclass

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

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

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

Repairs and Services

Tree/Stump Removal


Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

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

Chris Tree Service

20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659 Tree Trimming & Removal Local Arborist since 1997 Ks Arborist Assoc. Certified Licensed & Insured call 785-760-3684

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

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

Free Quote


Retirement Community

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


Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

Noe Singleterry 913-585-1450

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

1510 St. Andrews

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

Al 785-331-6994

Repairs and Services

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

Rental Turnovers Repairs, Paint, Clean. 785-766-5285

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

Inside - Out Painting Service

Call Calli 785-766-8420

Moving-Hauling Office* Clerical* Accounting Light Industrial* Technical Finance* Legal

BLACKSTONE Painting & Hardwood Interior/Exterior Painting Hardwood Refinishing & Installation Ed Walters 785-393-1592


• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 785-925-0803 Licensed & Insured

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

Employment Services 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


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

Artisan Floor Company

Accessible and General Public Transportation

under $100

Decks & Fences

Electrical bpi


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

Flooring Installation

Stacked Deck

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

ENHANCE your listing with

CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete Repair Specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways, Waterproofing, Basement, Crack repair 888-326-2799 Toll Free

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


Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. 785-840-4266



785-838-4488 harrisauto

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

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


Across The Bridge In North Lawrence 903 N 2nd St | 785-842-2922 battery


3000 Iowa -Lawrence 841-3838


For All Your Battery Needs


Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.


Martin Windows & Doors

Milgard replacement windows Free est. 15 yrs. exp. Locally owned & operated Great prices! 785-760-3445



4C SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 Lawrence Bonner Springs 14


(Must downsize... don’t want to move 4 bedroom house)

Exciting Sale Located on Hwy 32 between Hwy 7 and Interstate 435.



Hurry and Shop Early so you don’t miss out on this Fabulous Sale!

Huge 3 Family/Moving SALE

Eudora Garage Sale Eudora Meadowlark Subdivision 2209 Mallard Circle Eudora, KS 66025

Friday April 27th 7:30AM -5:30PM Saturday April 28th 7:30AM - Noon 3525 Eagle Pass Court Lawrence, KS Bumble Bee stroller, convertible crib, baby swing, Boy clothes 0-4T, baby/ boy toys, baby accessories, Thomas Train items, trike, wagon, tykes 4 wheeler, dining table w/4 chairs, end tables, other small furniture, tools, floor jack, miter saw, dishware, small kitchen appliances, collectible dolls, men’s Bridgestone mountain bike, sump pump. Too many other items to list. No checks, No early birds please.

Place your Garage Sale Ad Today! Go to: place/classifieds/ Click on “place an ad” under the blue garage sale box and follow the step by step process! 17 Park West Neighborhood Garage Sale! (located behind Wal-mart at 6th & Wakarusa—just follow the signs) 4 /27 from 5pm to 8pm 4/28 from 7am to 3pm Dont miss this sale extravaganza. Multi-neighbor sale with everything you need for home or kids! Furniture: 42” round glass table with 4 chairs, high back chair, solid birch 8 black armoire w/ pull out shelves, wood side tables and much more. Home: SAUDER L-desk & bookcase, (2) 19TV, Gateway laptop with 15 monitor, HONDA Rotary Mower HRX217TDA , John Deere riding mower, standing grinder, antique kero lamps, misc. home decor, refrigerator Kids clothes: Boys 0-4T, Girls 0-4T endless options! Adult clothes: Womens clothes(petite size 0-6 ), womens shoes (6-71/2), mens clothes, COACH purses, Baby: Changing table, baby crib and matching mattress (two sides: infant & toddler), mattress cover, bed sheets, Evenflo triple fun learning center, Wendy Bellissimo umbrella stroller, Phil and Teds Stroller, baby swing, Graco diaper pail, Avent bottle warmer, Evenflo simple step gate, Fisher-Price go baby go, 3 in 1 potty chair, toddler bed rail, (2) Medela Breast pumps, pack n plays, Chicco high chair, Baby Bjorn carrier, sling carrier, maternity clothes, toys, books. Toys: Little tykes slide, multiple ride on toys, Burley bike trailer, blue push car toy, Fisher-Price musical learning station, Fisher-Price bounce& spin zebra, dolls, tons of toys for all ages. 18

MOVING SALE!!! 401 Boulder St.

Sold our house and we’re downsizing! (North of 6th St., West of Kasold)


Bob Billings



Sat., April 28th (30+ Homes) 7AM-1PM

Directions: 7 Hwy. & Hollingsworth Rd., Basehor (Follow signs) Need an apartment? Place your ad at or email


10 19th St

13 15th St / N 1400 Rd

14 E 23rd St







16 N 1250 Rd

WEST Community Papers - Lawrence Journal-World (LJW), Tonganoxie Mirror, & Baldwin Signal. EAST Community Papers - Basehor Sentinel, Bonner Springs Chieftain, & Shawnee Dispatch. Ads online also. $29.95 for Thurs. - Sat. (Sun) LJW ONLY or EAST Communities. $39.95 for West Communities with Wed. - Sat. in LJW. $49.95 for Full Coverage (all 6 papers) with Wed. - Sat. in LJW. $10 more for color background or color logo. List day, time, location, the items in your sale and directions to attract interested buyers. Ad replacement in category NOT guaranteed. Map Code added to Lawrence Garage Sales. Place your ad online at or email it to

Overbrook 19th Annual


Overbrook City-Wide Garage Sale



Saturday, April 28th Over 60 sales and food vendors offering breakfast burritos, hot dogs, bake sales, etc! Many multi-family and fundraiser garage sales. Just 25 minutes southwest of Lawrence on Hwy 56.


2001 Buick Century Custom $4,995 785-843-0550

Stop by an Overbrook business for a map of sales.

Chevrolet 2009 Malibu LS FWD, 4cyl, great gas mileage, GM certified, 1 owner trade in, great dependability and gas mileage plus no maintenance cost for 2 yrs! Stk#322421 only $13,788 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Don’t miss it! Chrysler 2010 300 Touring Edition, 31K, White Call Now! 785-841-0102

Shawnee Hillcrest Farm Neighborhood Garage Sale HUGE Multifamily Sale! Apr 27th/28th; 8AM - 6PM W49th St/Monticello Rd Shawnee, KS 66226 Directions: I-435 to Johnson Dr. West on Johnson Dr to Monticello. Right on Monticello to 49th St entrance.

Cadillac 2006 CTS, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#633431 only $11,745. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Dodge 2008 Charger 6cyl, Red, 60K $5000 For Your Trade-In Now! 785-841-0102

Lincoln 2004 Town car Ultimate, local trade, super clean, sunroof, leather heated seats, all the luxury you have been looking for without the luxury price!! Stk#112011 only $13,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Mercury 2008 Grand Marquis GS, 91yr. old orginal owner 30,800 miles, remainder of warranty. always garaged, $15,500. 913-788-0111

Bloodhound Pups: $250 Red, AKC, 1st Shots, Both Parents on site. 913-708-5702/816-223-1339 Searching for a samaritan to adopt 4yr. old beautiful, spayed, declawed, short-haired cat w/urinary tract infection. my daughter & I have lost our last 3 cats to this illness & can’t go through another one financially or emotionally! She is a great cat w/alot of personality & would love a good home w/no hyper dogs although she does get along with our mellow dog. Please help us & call 785-423-5486 & rescue this kitty! Litterbox & food included.

Cadillac 2006 DTS Luxury II, low miles, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, stk#673262 only $17,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Cadillac 2005 SRX AWD, leather memory seats, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#592722 only $13,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt LT, 4-DR, RED, 49K! Get $5000 For Your Trade-In Now! 785-841-0102

Dodge 2007 Magnum Stone White, 57K. Love Your Car! 785-841-0102

Don’t see what you want? Give us a call and we can help you find it! Dale Willey Automotive, just ask for Doug at 785-843-5200 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Boats-Water Craft 2000 Lowe 170W v-bottom Boat, 70 hp Johnson oil injected engine, 2 live wells, trolling motor, lots of storage, new boat cover, low trailer with spare tire. $4,000 as is. 785-746-5650.

5th Wheel 2005 Sierra by Forest River, 32ft., 2 sldies, No smoking, pets or kids. Excellent cond. Air Ride hitch, $18,000. Extra hitch for boat on back. 785-748-0810/785-760-3108 Cruiser 2004 5th wheel, 28 foot, 2 slides, Clean. New tires. One owner. Many extras go with camper. $14,750. Call 785-841-4421 Itascia 2000 Class A Suncruiser Motor Home, 35 ft. V-10 triton, 68K miles, good condition and good tires. One owner. $26,000. Call 913-268-8167

Nissan 2009 Pathfinder SE 4wd, tow package, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, power equipment. Stk#544482 only $23,748. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 2010 Accord EXL, one owner local trade, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, very nice! Stk#306421 only $16,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Chevrolet 2007 HHR 63K, Dark Blue Call Now! 785-841-0102 Ford 2011 Fusion SE save thousands over a new one! Great gas mileage! Stk#12267 only $17,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Ford 2003 Taurus SE. Nice reliable, economical Taurus at a great price. Small V6 and clean inside. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 4/7 785-856-6100 24 Ford 2002 Taurus,Tan, all electric, 4dr, 6 cyl., 111,000 miles. Average condition, Runs good, nice car. $2,395. 785-760-4980

2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 86K Miles $10,490 785-843-0550

2007 Honda Civic EX 53k, AT, Factory Nav, Moon, 1-owner, WOW $13847 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

if it will drive to the Dealership!!!!!! ••Must have a state issued title to qualify

2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition- 64k, AT, AWD, Full Power, Moon, 1-owner, Only $12777 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i L. L. Bean, AWD $16,990 785-843-0550

2006 Subaru Outback Legacy Wagon 2.5i-75k, AT, AWD, CD, Heated Leather, Steal $14768 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2007 Mazda 6i Sport 103k, AT, Sale $9444 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Suzuki 2007 Forenza 4-DR Wagon, Silver, 57K $5000 For Your Trade-In Now! 785-841-0102

Mazda 2010 3i Sport 40K, Gun Metal Blue Apply Today! Drive Tonight! 785-841-0102

1996 Toyota Corolla DX-216k, AT, Moon, Fully Serviced, Drive anywhere, Dependable, Inexpensive transportation, $3497 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-0102

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

2005 Honda Civic LX-168k, AT, CD, 1-owner, Reliable Transportation, Clean, Only $7916 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Acura 2003 TL 3.2 FWD, V6, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, cd changer, very dependable, stk#481162 only $9250. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Nissan 2011 Versa Don’t buy new! Save thousands with these great commuter cars! 2 to choose from starting at $13,400 stk#12767 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7


plus a free photo.

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

Lexus 1999 ES300 in black with tan leather, and moonroof. Nice car in great color combination. CarFax 2 owner, no accidents. 105K miles, very low for 1999. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Normal Credit Qualification requirements have been reduced for this Special event.


Ford 2002 Thunderbird local trade, very sharp, only 25k miles, alloy wheels, cd changer, power equipment, stk#56689B1 only $19,650. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Jaguar 2007 X-Type All Wheel Drive. Local car, extremely clean and well equipped. Cream leather interior with heated seats. Traded in on newer Jaguar. Beautiful Dark Chili Red, like new condition. Great price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 7

Mercury 2006 Montego 59K, Oxford White Lifetime Engine Warranty 785-841-0102


comes with up to 4,000 characters

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

2000 Honda Accord LX One Owner $7,995 785-843-0550

2011 Honda Accord LXP $19990 785-843-0550


Hyundai 2007 Tucson Limited, 77K, Black Apply On Line At: 785-841-0102

Pontiac 2006 Grand Prix 56K, Stealth Gray Love Your Car! 785-841-0102

or more for any Trade-in!

Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT GM certified, alloy wheels, remote start, power equipment, spoiler, stk#100441 only $14,440. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Need to Sell a Car?

Livestock Bulls: 1 yr. old. Registered Polled Hereford bulls. Good quality, popular bloodlines. Balanced EPD’s. Good disposition. Fertility tested. Call 785-542-2156, 785-393-1253

Cadillac 2007 SRX, V8, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, Bose sound system, stk#364761 only $16,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Mercury 2004 Grand Marquis 40K, Gold Ash Metallic Wow! This One’s Nice 785-841-0102

2008 Dodge Charger SE 63K Miles $14,980 785-843-0550


Cars-Imports Honda 2007 Fit Sport 64K, Nighthawk Black Call Today! 785-841-0102


Falcon Lake Subdivision HUGE SALE


s Riv er


Saturday April 28 7AM-2PM. Sunday April 29, 10AM-1PM. Furniture, including futon from Blue Heron, bookcases, desks, yard tools, outdoor equipment, housewares, art. If you need it, chances are we have it.


Kans a

W Clinton Pkwy

Start Time: 8:00 am Saturday, April 28th. Items to be sold: electronics, computer monitors, TVs, small furniture, bedding, pillows, decorating items, dishes, clothing (men’s women’s and children), girl’s bike, mini laptop, airsoft assault rifle, fertilizer spreader, many small miscellaneous items


Haskell Ave

at the MC Donalds exit. Lawn mower, yard tools, kitchen sink, ceiling fan, TVs, DVD, dishes, glasses, new Mix Master, decorator items, gun cases, tools, vintage Pepsi machine.


Huge Moving Sale


Thurs., April 26 Fri., April 27, Sat., April 28 8AM - 5PM 33855 W. 95th St. De Soto


Louisiana St

Oak computer desk, 50’s Ethan Allen student desk, sleeper sofa, wool area rug, end tables, coffee table, lamps, books, antique tools, antique double barrel shotgun (must be 21 yrs.), stereo equipment, electronics and electrical supplies, portable electric heaters, automotive, garden, kitchen stuff, Christmas decorations, men’s and women’s clothing, USA Levi 501 jeans, and much more


De Soto

5220 Carson Drive Lawrence, KS


W 6th St

This sale is only held once every 2 years at the historic Lake of the Forest Clubhouse

Saturday, April 28 8am - Noon from 6th & Wakarusa, north on Wakarusa, south on Eisenhower, right on Carson Drive. Neighborhood Sale




Massachusetts St

Antiques, collectibles, household items, furniture, sporting equipment, children & baby clothing.


Iowa St

Stove - 3yrs old, self-cleaning flat top really good condition, Gas dryer; fairly new, couple of recliners, loveseat, nice hide-a-bed - solid wood with good mattress, housewares, end tables, material for quilting & rag rug, window air conditioner used 2 months, practically new, comforters, blankets, clothes, some kids clothes and lots of misc.

Peterson Rd

Kasold Dr

Don’t miss! Items for everyone in the family.

Folks Rd

Lots of stuff, Reasonably priced.

Wakarusa Dr

1523 Lindenwood Lane Fri. Sat. 7:30-?

Sat., April 28, 2012 8am -5pm Sunday, April 29, 2012 Noon - 4pm




100 Lake of the Forest Bonner Springs, KS

Honda 2008 CRV EX, 4WD, V6, sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, CD changer, power equipment, very nice! Stk#10604 only $19,841. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Saab 2003 9-3 Convertible with low miles and awesome condition. Automatic, silver with clean navy blue top. Seats four, and it’s top-down weather. Clean history, no accidents. See website for photos and more info. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2010 Toyota Corolla 40k, 5 Speed, Moon, Prior Accident, Full Factory Warranty, 1-owner, Steal $13777 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Toyota 2009 Corolla LE Sharp, Red, 57K $5000 For Your Trade-In Now! 785-841-0102




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

Hyundai 2011 Santa Fe GLS, AWD, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power equipment, save thousands over new! Stk#19411 only $20,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2003 Toyota Corolla S type-87k, AT, Dealer Maint., 1-owner, Steal for $9821 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Kia 2010 Sportage LX Black Cherry, 49K Lifetime Engine Warranty? Yes!!!

Toyota 2008 Highlander, room for seven, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, roof rack and ready for a summer trip! Stk#13312 only $20,785. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2009 Toyota Venza 22k Miles $22,900 785-843-0550 785-841-0102 Volkswagen 2009 Tiguan 2.0T, ultra sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, very nice! Stk#17023 only $20,445. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Sport Utility-4x4

Toyota 2009 Yaris, FWD, 4cyl, power equipment, cruise control, great gas mileage and dependability! Stk#328732 only $12,315. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Mazda 2009 Tribute I Touring, 4cyl, FWD, great economy SUV, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#549442 only $15,441. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

BMW 2002 525i. Super clean BMW, awesome steel blue color, gray leather heated seats. Automatic and moonroof. NICE car. Automatic. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Sport Utility-4x4


Jeep 2000 Grand Cherokee Ford 2004 Ranger Edge SuLtd. Rebuilt motor, Novem- perCab 4 door. Low miles, ber 2011, 254K miles show- Black Ebony, & super clean ing. Leather seats, AWD, with clean history. Nicest 4x4. Tow package, Split air Ranger I have had. Autoconditioning, power seats matic, PW PL. Two wheel and memory. Power train drive. NICE truck! See in excellent condition. New website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles tires with full size spare. $7,900. Call 785-424-3878. 2441 W. 6th St. Jeep 2004 Grand Cherokee 785-856-6100 24/7 Special Edition. Local trade-in, great condition, leather, heated seats, moonroof, and much more. Great deal at sale price $7995. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Jeep 2000 Wrangler Sport. Nice local trade, great condition, super copper bronze color. Very clean inside and no accident history. Only $7995. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

The Great American Car Swap

$4500 or more for any Trade-in! Receive a

$500.00 Bonus

Ford 2011 Ranger XLT 4wd, one owner with only 5k miles! Why buy a new one? Hurry this one will not last long! Stk#327701 only $20,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

••Must have a state issued title to qualify

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

Normal Credit Qualification requirements have been reduced for this Special event.

Mazda 2009 Tribute I Touring, 4cyl, FWD, great economy SUV, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#549442 only $15,441. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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


Pontiac 2008 Torrent, one owner, GM certified, alloy wheels, ABS, remote start, On Star, great gas mileage! Stk#517581 only $16450. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 BMW 2005 X5 AWD 4.4I leather heated seats, alloy wheels, loaded. Stk#17346A1 only $17,841 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Saturn 2009 Outlook XE AWD, On Star, alloy wheels, room for 8, sunroof, and affordable! Only $22,777. stk#15091 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2010 Equinox LTZ $23,500. Excellent condition, 4-Cylinder, Black, Navigation, Keyless start, Backup camera, Sunroof, Leather, Heated seats, 50K miles, KBB $24,000. For more information, 785-418-0549.

Chevrolet 2005 Suburban LS, 54k, Bermuda Blue Apply Today! Drive Tonight! 785-841-0102 785-841-0102

Toyota 2008 4X4 Rav4 Sport Utility, Red Metallic, 69K! Get $5000 For Your Trade-In Now! 785-841-0102


Toyota 2009 Sienna XLE, one owner local trade, alloy wheels, CD changer, power equipment, quad seating, power sliding doors, stk#471541 only $21,741. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Auto Parts

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

Autos Wanted

GMC 2008 Sierra SLT, 4wd, crew cab, running boards, bed liner, tow package, alloy wheels, bose sound, cd changer, leather heated seats and more, stk#343043 only $26,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2007 Honda Ridgeline RTL Crewcab 4WD $15,816 785-843-0550

What’s GM Certified? 2yrs of free regular maintenance 172 Pt. Inspection 12 Mo./12,000 Mi. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty 100,000 mi./5-yr. limited Powertrain warranty, no deduct. 24-hr. Roadside Assistance Courtesy transportation. Nationwide coverage backed By General Motors. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Lawrence (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 14, 2012)

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

2009 Honda Ridgeline RTS Crewcab $23,980 785-843-0550

Chevrolet 2006 Colorado, one owner, tonneau cover, alloy wheels, cruise control, stk#386091 only $11,411. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Dodge 2010 Caliber SXT 4cyl, FWD, power equipment, and very affordable! Stk#17731 only $13,444 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2011 Toyota Sienna $22,990 785-843-0550

Call for details. 785-843-5200 ask for Allen

if it will drive to the Dealership!!!!!! Toyota 2008 Yaris 79K, Meteorite Gray Great Selection Of 2 Doors AND 4 Doors! Apply On-Line at 785-841-0102



Chevrolet 2005 Silverado Ext cab, 4wd, tow package, running boards, Z71, hard tonneau cover, stk#318423 only $17,952. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Buick 2008 Enclave CXL, FWD, room for seven, premium wheels, remote start, sunroof, leather heated seats, navigation, Bose sound and much more, stk#494541 only $21,915. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2004 Suburban LT room for 8, running boards, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#383812 only $12,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2009 Traverse LS AWD, GM certified, great room for the family with room for seven, stk#17729. Only $22,861, hurry this won’t last long at this price! Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pontiac 2006 Solstice, leather, alloy wheels, enjoy the summer in this great one of a kind roadster! Stk#10990 only $12,841 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Saturn 2008 Outlook XR AWD, room for 7, GM Certified, On Star, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, regular scheduled maintenance included for 2 years! Stk#168631 only $23,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Ford 2009 Escape Limited 4cyl, FWD, hard to find! Sunroof, leather heated seats, power equipment, alloy wheels, low miles! Stk#10933A only $18,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ford 2009 Escape XLT 52K, Dark Blue Grey See Us Today! Apply On-Line At 785-841-0102 Ford 2002 Explorer Sport. VERY clean,and good history. Burgandy, gray cloth with Explorer embroidery. 5 speed V6. Nice wheels and tires. A great find in an SUV for under $4500! See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Subaru 2009 Forester 2.5X AWD, 2.5 4cyl, power equipment, ultra sunroof, traction control, alloy wheels, stk#10459 only $19,914. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2002 GMC Envoy SLE $7,990 785-843-0550

2001 Honda CR-V EX $9,995 785-843-0550 Chevy 2007 Equinox AWD LS, V6, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, cruise control, power equipment and affordable. Only $14,335. stk#10266 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2007 Subaru Forester 2.5x-102k, 5-speed, 4WD, CD, High Safety, 1-owner, Only $10861 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2007 Honda CR-V EX 4WD $13,990 785-843-0550

2006 Honda Element EX-P 4WD $15,974 785-843-0550

Ford 2008 Escape XLT 4cyl, fwd, ABS, traction control, cd changer, alloy wheels, power equipment, great gas mileage, stk#564292 only $13,977. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2010 Honda Accord CrossTour EX-L $25,990 785-843-0550

2011 Honda Pilot EX-L One Owner $32,990 785-843-0550

2006 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited-88k, AT, AWD, Heated Leather, Moon, 1-owner, Rare! $15922 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chevrolet 2008 Uplander LS, GM Certified, 12 month or 12k bumper to bumper warranty at no extra charge, plenty of room for the family and your budget! Only $13,577.00 stk#14690 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Hyundai 2005 Tuscon AWD. Gleaming white with clean tan interior- a great summertime combination. Vey clean, and clean history. Come for a test drive soon. See website for photos and more info. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 4/7 785-856-6100 24

Toyota 2006 Tundra, S5-Off Road, V-8, 4.71 L, double cab, 4WD, 30K miles, in good condition. Brush bumper w/ winch, tow pkg., bed liner, power rear windo, heated leather front seats, alloy wheels, cassette and single CD, KBB $23,600. Asking $22,700. Contact Ken at (785) 832-1025

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

Vans-Buses Dodge 2008 Dakota Laramie 4wd, hard to find! Crew cab, bed liner, tow package, leather heated seats, lots of extra’s! stk#362601 only $22,441. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Dodge 2007 Ram 2500 Big Horn Edition SLT 4wd, low low miles, running boards, tow package, save thousands over a new one! Stk#161511 only $26,951. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Dodge 2003 Ram 3500 SLT Diesel, crew cab, running boards, chrome alloy wheels. This is a very nice looking truck and only $18,844. Dale Willey stk#330942 785-843-5200

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

2006 Buick Terraza CXL $10,990 785-843-0550 Chevrolet 1994 3/4 Ton Van - custom conversion. One owner. Full size bed, Refrigerator, TV included, custom paint. New tires. $2,900. Call 816-797-8585.

2004 Chrysler Town&Country Platinum $8,990 785-843-0550

Chrysler 2010 Town & Country Touring package, alloy wheels, ABS, save thousands over a new one! Stk#11922 only $19,856. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Dodge 2008 Caravan CV 31K, Bright White Does Your Business Need A Clean Cargo Van? Apply On-Line At 785-841-0102

Kia 2007 Sedona 48K, Sunset Gold In Lovely Lawrence, Kansas! 785-841-0102

Saturn 2009 Vue 38K, Hybrid, Black Don’t Miss This One! 785-841-0102

TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED (Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60)


SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 5C Lawrence

nance, annex land where the land adjoins the City and the owner of record consents in writing to the annexation; WHEREAS, under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(f), the City may, by adoption of an ordinance, annex land without resolution, notice, or a public hearing, as generally required by K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(a), where the owner of record consents in writing to the annexation in accordance with K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7); WHEREAS, the petition to annex the subject property was referred to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission for recommendation; WHEREAS, on January 23, 2012, after giving due and lawful notice, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the petition to annex the subject property; WHEREAS, at the January 23, 2012, public meeting, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered the report and recommendation of City staff, entertained public comment, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, and voted to recommend to the City Commission that it annex the land in question; and WHEREAS, at its April 17, 2011, public meeting, the Governing Body considered the petition to annex the subject property and the recommendation of the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The Governing Body finds that the annexation of that certain real property, generally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob Billings Parkway in Douglas County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 3, infra, is in the public interest and that such annexation is proper under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7). SECTION 3. In accordance with the Governing Body’s finding, the City hereby annexes into the City the following legally described real property, located in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: BEGINNING AT A POINT WHICH IS SOUTH 87°41’36” WEST, 175.00 FEET ALONG THE NORTH LINE, AND SOUTH 0°26’28” EAST, 170.09 FEET FROM NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID QUARTER SECTION; THENCE SOUTH 0°26’28” EAST, 1319.19 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 20°10’28” WEST, 597.50 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 29°31’52” WEST, 319.96 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0°26’27” EAST, 281.80 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87°59’00” WEST, 596.77 FEET; THENCE NORTH 18°50’33” EAST, 232.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 38°30’21” EAST, 603.92 FEET; THENCE NORTH 20°44’02” EAST, 859.18 FEET, THENCE NORTH 0°26’28” WEST, 956.95 FEET; THENCE NORTH 87°41’36” EAST, 200.10 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINS 17.324 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SECTION 4. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 24th day of April, 2012.

APPROVED: NOTICE OF SUIT /s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEMayor FENDANTS AND ALL OTHER PERSONS WHO ARE OR MAY ATTEST: BE CONCERNED: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass You are hereby notified City Clerk that an Amended Petition to Foreclose Mortgage Approved as to form (“Petition”) has been filed and legality in the District Court of /s/Toni R. Wheeler Douglas County, Kansas, by Toni R. Wheeler Central National Bank, City Attorney praying for foreclosure of a ________ real estate mortgage on the following-described real (Published in the Lawrence estate: Daily Journal-World April 28, 2012) LOT 4, BLOCK 2, OAKLEY ADDITION NO. 2, AN ADDITION ORDINANCE NO. 8698 IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY SAS, OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY which has a common street 10.93 ACRES, GENERALLY address of 4522 Larissa Dr., LOCATED NORTH OF CLINLawrence, Kansas, 66049, TON PARKWAY AND SOUTH and you are hereby re- OF BOB BILLINGS PARKWAY quired to answer or other- IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANwise plead to the Petition SAS, INTO THE CITY OF on or before Friday, May 25, LAWRENCE, KANSAS, PUR2012 in said Court. If you SUANT TO K.S.A. fail to answer or otherwise 12-520(a)(7). plead, the Petition will be taken as true, and judg- WHEREAS, Alvamar, Inc., is ment and decree will be en- the owner of record of certered in due course upon tain real property, generthe Petition. ally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob PREPARED BY: Billings Parkway in Douglas Michael R. Munson, #22585 County, Kansas, the legal Tyler I. Page, #24640 description of which is set GAY, RIORDAN, FINCHER, forth at Section 3, infra MUNSON & SINCLAIR, PA (“the subject property”); 3500 SW Fairlawn, Suite 210 WHEREAS, the City of LawTopeka, Kansas 66614 rence, Kansas, as part of a (785) 783-8323; project to refurbish the (785) 783-8327 (Fax) Yankee Tank Dam, also Attorneys for Central known as the Lake Alvamar National Bank Dam, initiated a petition to ________ annex the subject property; WHEREAS, the subject (Published in the Lawrence property adjoins the Daily Journal-World April boundary of the City of 28, 2012) Lawrence, Kansas; WHEREAS, Alvamar, Inc., as ORDINANCE NO. 8697 owner of record of the subject property, has conAN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY sented in writing to the anOF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, nexation of the subject ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY property; WHEREAS, under 17.324 ACRES, GENERALLY K.S.A. 2010 Supp. LOCATED NORTH OF CLIN12-520(a)(7), the City may, TON PARKWAY AND SOUTH by adoption of an ordiOF BOB BILLINGS PARKWAY nance, annex land where IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANthe land adjoins the City SAS, INTO THE CITY OF and the owner of record LAWRENCE, KANSAS, PURconsents in writing to the SUANT TO K.S.A. annexation; WHEREAS, un12-520(a)(7). der K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(f), the City may, by WHEREAS, Burning Tree, adoption of an ordinance, L.L.C., is the owner of recannex land without resoluord of certain real property, tion, notice, or a public generally located north of hearing, as generally reClinton Parkway and south quired by K.S.A. 2010 Supp. of Bob Billings Parkway in 12-520a(a), where the Douglas County, Kansas, owner of record consents the legal description of in writing to the annexation which is set forth at Secin accordance with K.S.A. tion 3, infra (“the subject 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7); property”); WHEREAS, the WHEREAS, the petition to City of Lawrence, Kansas, annex the subject property as part of a project to refurwas referred to the bish the Yankee Tank Dam, Lawrence-Douglas County also known as the Lake Metropolitan Planning Alvamar Dam, initiated a Commission for recommenpetition to annex the subdation; WHEREAS, on Januject property; WHEREAS, ary 23, 2012, after giving the subject property addue and lawful notice, the joins the boundary of the Lawrence-Douglas County City of Lawrence, Kansas; Metropolitan Planning WHEREAS, Burning Tree, Commission conducted a L.L.C., as owner of record of public hearing on the petithe subject property, has tion to annex the subject consented in writing to the property; WHEREAS, at the annexation of the subject January 23, 2012, public property; WHEREAS, under meeting, the K.S.A. 2010 Supp. Lawrence-Douglas County 12-520(a)(7), the City may, Metropolitan Planning by adoption of an ordi-

Commission considered the report and recommendation of City staff, entertained public comment, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, and voted to recommend to the City Commission that it annex the land in question; and WHEREAS, at its April 17, 2011, public meeting, the Governing Body considered the petition to annex the subject property and the recommendation of the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The Governing Body finds that the annexation of that certain real property, generally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob Billings Parkway in Douglas County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 3, infra, is in the public interest and that such annexation is proper under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7). SECTION 3. In accordance with the Governing Body’s finding, the City hereby annexes into the City the following legally described real property, located in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Commencing at the Northeast corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of Section 5, Township 13 South Range 19 East of the Sixth Principal Meridian, Douglas County, Kansas thence South 88°04’58” West on the North line of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of said Section 5 a distance of 374.97 feet to the West line of The Reserve at Alvamar an addition to the city of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas for the Point of Beginning; thence South 24°16’06” East on the West line of said The Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 199.45 feet; thence South 66°41’51” East on the Southwesterly line of said The Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 320.85 feet to the East line of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of said Section 5; thence South 00°20’18” East on the East line of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of said Section 5, a distance of 649.84 feet; thence North 56°36’24” West, a distance of 388.58 feet; thence South 78°17’48” West, a distance of 298.51 feet to the East line of Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, in Douglas County, Kansas; thence North 06°10’48” West on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 400.90 feet; thence North 21°19’18” West on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 421.03 feet to the North line of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of said Section 5; thence North 88°04’58” East on the North line of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of said Section 5, a distance of 432.73 feet to the Point of Beginning; containing 10.93 acres more or less all in Douglas County, Kansas; subject to Rights of way, Easements and Restrictions of Record. SECTION 4. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 24th day of April, 2012. APPROVED: /s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 28, 2012) ORDINANCE NO. 8699 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY 10.85 ACRES, GENERALLY LOCATED NORTH OF CLINTON PARKWAY AND SOUTH OF BOB BILLINGS PARKWAY IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, INTO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 12-520(a)(7). WHEREAS, Alvamar, Inc., is the owner of record of certain real property, generally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob Billings Parkway in Douglas County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 3, infra (“the subject property”); WHEREAS, the City of Lawrence, Kansas, as part of a project to refurbish the Yankee Tank Dam, also known as the Lake Alvamar Dam, initiated a petition to annex the subject property; WHEREAS, the subject property adjoins the boundary of the City of Lawrence, Kansas; WHEREAS, Alvamar, Inc., as owner of record of the subject property, has consented in writing to the annexation of the subject property; WHEREAS, under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7), the City may, by adoption of an ordinance, annex land where the land adjoins the City and the owner of record consents in writing to the annexation; WHEREAS, under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(f), the City may, by adoption of an ordinance, annex land without resolution, notice, or a public hearing, as generally required by K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(a), where the owner of record consents in writing to the annexation in accordance with K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7); WHEREAS, the petition to annex the subject property was referred to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission for recommendation; WHEREAS, on January 23, 2012, after giving due and lawful notice, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the petition to annex the subject property; WHEREAS, at the January 23, 2012, public meeting, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered the report and recommenda-

6C SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 Lawrence Lawrence tion of City staff, entertained public comment, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, and voted to recommend to the City Commission that it annex the land in question; and WHEREAS, at its April 17, 2011, public meeting, the Governing Body considered the petition to annex the subject property and the recommendation of the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The Governing Body finds that the annexation of that certain real property, generally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob Billings Parkway in Douglas County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 3, infra, is in the public interest and that such annexation is proper under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7). SECTION 3. In accordance with the Governing Body’s finding, the City hereby annexes into the City the following legally described real property, located in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Beginning at the Northwest corner of Tract A, Block 1 of A Final Plat of The Reserve at Alvamar Number 3 a Subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; thence South 02°16’47” East on the West line of The Reserve at Alvamar Number 3, and the Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 441.79 feet; thence South 24°16’06” East, on the West line of The Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 919.20 feet to the South line of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of said Section 5 thence South 88°04’58” West on the South line of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of said Section 5 a distance of 432.73 feet to the East line of Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, in Douglas County, Kansas; thence North 21°19’18” West on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 140.27 feet; thence North 57°41’09” West on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 319.74 feet; thence North 06°00’13” West on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 100.21 feet; thence North 38°09’36” East on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 209.02 feet; thence North 02°53’29” East on the East line of said Lake Estates Subdivision Number 3, a distance of 722.38 feet to the North line of the South One/half (S ½) of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of said Section 5; thence North 88°04’33” East on the North line of the South One/half (S ½) of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of said Section 5, a distance of 203.34 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 10.85 acres more or less all in Douglas County, Kansas; subject to Rights of way, Easements and Restrictions of Record. SECTION 4. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Gov-


erning Body of the City of by adoption of an ordiLawrence, Kansas, this 24th nance, annex land where day of April, 2012. the land adjoins the City and the owner of record APPROVED: consents in writing to the /s/ Robert J. Schumm annexation; WHEREAS, unRobert J. Schumm der K.S.A. 2010 Supp. Mayor 12-520a(f), the City may, by adoption of an ordinance, ATTEST: annex land without resolu/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass tion, notice, or a public Jonathan M. Douglass hearing, as generally reCity Clerk quired by K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(a), where the Approved as to form owner of record consents and legality in writing to the annexation /s/Toni R. Wheeler in accordance with K.S.A. Toni R. Wheeler 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7); City Attorney WHEREAS, the petition to ________ annex the subject property was referred to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April Commission for recommendation; WHEREAS, on Janu28, 2012) ary 23, 2012, after giving due and lawful notice, the LEGAL PUBLICATION Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Sealed responses to the fol- Metropolitan Commission conducted a lowing project shall be received by East Central Kan- public hearing on the petition to annex the subject sas Economic Opportunity Corporation until 1:00 pm property; WHEREAS, at the local time, Thursday, May January 23, 2012, public the 17th, 2012, at ECKAN Weath- meeting, County erization, 1320 S. Ash, PO Lawrence-Douglas Metropolitan Planning Box 40, Ottawa, KS 66067. At said time, date and place, Commission considered the responses will be publicly report and recommendaopened and accepted for tion of City staff, entertained public comment, consideration (RFPS). weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearProcurement of Replacement Refrigerators ing, and voted to recommend to the City CommisWeatherization services sion that it annex the land will be available in the fol- in question; and WHEREAS, lowing Counties: Anderson, at its April 17, 2011, public the Governing Butler, Chase, Coffey, Doug- meeting, las, Franklin, Greenwood, Body considered the petiHarvey, Lyon, Marion, Mi- tion to annex the subject property and the recomami, Osage and Wyandotte. mendation of the County Firms/Individuals desiring Lawrence-Douglas Metropolitan Planning to respond must obtain “Required” submittal docu- Commission. BE IT ORments by contacting the DAINED BY THE GOVERNING above office at BODY OF THE CITY OF LAW888-833-0832 or e-mail your RENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. contact information to: The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as ECKAN is an Equal Opportu- effective as if repeated vernity Employer and will not batim. SECTION 2. The Govdo business with any firm erning Body finds that the or individual that in any annexation of that certain way, directly or indirectly, real property, generally lodiscriminates against any cated north of Clinton Parkperson because of age, way and south of Bob Bilrace, color, handicap, sex, lings Parkway in Douglas sexual orientation, national County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set origin or religious creed. forth at Section 3, infra, is ________ in the public interest and that such annexation is (Published in the Lawrence proper under K.S.A. 2010 Daily Journal-World April Supp. 12-520(a)(7). SECTION 28, 2012) 3. In accordance with the Governing Body’s finding, ORDINANCE NO. 8700 the City hereby annexes into the City the following AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY legally described real propOF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, erty, located in Douglas ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY County, Kansas, to-wit: 86.22 ACRES, GENERALLY Commencing at the NorthLOCATED NORTH OF CLIN- east corner of the SouthTON PARKWAY AND SOUTH east Quarter ( SE ¼) of SecOF BOB BILLINGS PARKWAY tion 5, Township 13 South IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- Range 19 East of the Sixth SAS, INTO THE CITY OF Principal Meridian, thence LAWRENCE, KANSAS, PUR- South 87°59’43” West on SUANT TO K.S.A. the North line of the South12-520(a)(7). east Quarter (SE ¼) of said Section 5, a distance 545.30 WHEREAS, Alvamar, Inc., is feet, to the West line of the owner of record of cer- Foxfire Addition Number 5 tain real property, gener- for the Point of Beginning; ally located north of Clinton thence South 00°26’20” East Parkway and south of Bob on the West line of Foxfire Billings Parkway in Douglas Addition Number 5, a disCounty, Kansas, the legal tance of 218.81; thence description of which is set North 88°50’14” East on the forth at Section 3, infra West line of Foxfire Addi(“the subject property”); tion Number 5, a distance WHEREAS, the City of Law- of 133.11 feet; thence South rence, Kansas, as part of a 47°39’14” East on the West project to refurbish the line of Foxfire Addition Yankee Tank Dam, also Number 5, a distance of known as the Lake Alvamar 377.30 feet, thence North Dam, initiated a petition to 87°59’00” East the South annex the subject property; line of Foxfire Addition WHEREAS, the subject Number 5, a distance of property adjoins the 137.29 feet to the East line boundary of the City of of the Southeast Quarter Lawrence, Kansas; (SE ¼) of said Section 5; WHEREAS, Alvamar, Inc., as thence South 00°41’34” East owner of record of the sub- on the East line of the ject property, has con- Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of sented in writing to the an- said Section 5, a distance of nexation of the subject 1108.20 feet; thence South property; WHEREAS, under 51°35’35” West a distance K.S.A. 2010 Supp. of 955.13 feet; thence South 12-520(a)(7), the City may, 38°43’05” East, a distance






of 65.00 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 1, Sport to Sport Addition, an Addition to the city of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; thence continuing South 38°43’05” East on the Westerly line of said Lot 1, Sport to Sport Addition, a distance of 85.77 feet; thence South 88°09’31” West, a distance of 348.67 feet; thence North 01°50’40” West, a distance of 25.66 feet; thence North 55°53’48” West, a distance of 480.50 feet; thence North 84°02’14” West, a distance of 398.93 feet; thence North 35°41’38” West, a distance of 603.12 feet; thence North 41°31’01” West, a distance of 302.30 feet; thence North 56°36’24” West, a distance of 362.16 feet, to the West line of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of said Section 5; thence North 00°20’18” West on the West line of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of said Section 5 a distance of 649.84 feet to the Southwesterly line of the Final Plat of the Reserve at Alvamar, an Addition to the city of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; thence South 66°41’51” East on the Southwesterly line of the said Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 912.89 feet; thence North 88°22’47” East on the South line of the Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 410.63 feet; thence North 18°50’33” East on the Southeasterly line of the Reserve at Alvamar, a distance of 764.18 feet to the North line of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of said Section 5; thence 87°59’43” East on the North line of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of said Section 5, a distance of 596.52 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 86.22 acres more or less all in Douglas County, Kansas; subject to Rights of way, Easements and Restrictions of Record. SECTION 4. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 24th day of April, 2012.



corner of Lot 1 of a Final Plat of Sport 2 Sport Addition, an Addition to the city of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; thence South 51°30’56” West on the North line of said Lot 1, Sport 2 Sport Addition, a distance of 904.82 feet to the Northwest corner of said Lot 1; thence North 38°43’05” West, a distance of 65.00 feet; thence North 51°32’35” East, a distance of 955.13 feet to the East line of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of Section 5 Township 13 South, Range 19 East of the Sixth Principal Meridian, Douglas County, Kansas; thence South 00° 41’34” East, on the East line of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of said Section 5, a distance 81.67 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 1.38 acres more or less all in Douglas County, Kansas; subject to Rights of way, Easements and Restrictions of Record. SECTION 4. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 24th day of April, 2012.

GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1: Chapter 20, “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas,” Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, is amended as follows: There is hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference, as if fully set forth herein, for the purpose of amending Chapter 20, Article 2 Sections 20-201, 20-216, 20-217, 20-218, 20-219, 20-220, 20-221, 20-222, 20-223, 20-224, and 20-225, Article 4, Sections 20-401 and 20-403, Article 5, Section 20-538, Article 6, Sections 20-601 and 20-602, Article 9, Section 20-908, Article 10, Section 20-1005, Article 13, Sections 20-1303 and 20-1305, and Article 17, Sections 20-1701, 20-1730, and 20-1766, Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Text Amendments, April 17, 2012 Edition,” as prepared and published by the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Office of the City of Lawrence, Kansas. SECTION 2: One copy of “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Text Amendments, April 17, 2012 Edition” shall be marked “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 8718” and shall be filed, together with one copy of this ordinance, with the City Clerk. The City Clerk shall make the “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 8718” open to the public and available for inspection at all reasonable office hours. One additional copy of the “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 8726” shall, at the cost of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, be made available to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Office of the City of Lawrence, Kansas. SECTION 3: Existing sections 20-201, 20-216, 20-217, 20-218, 20-219, 20-220, 20-221, 20-222, 20-223, 20-224, 20-225, 20-401, 20-403, 20-538, 20-601, 20-602, 20-908, 20-1005, 20-1303, 20-1305, 20-1701, 20-1730, and 20-1766, Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, are hereby repealed, it being the intent of the Governing Body that this ordinance, adopting and incorporating herein by reference “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Text Amendments, April 17, 2012 Edition,” supersede the repealed code provisions. SECTION 4: If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 24th day of April, 2012.

APPROVED: /s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1: Chapter 20, “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas,” Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, is amended as follows: There is hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference, as if fully set forth herein, for the purpose of amending Chapter 20, Article 9, Section 20-902, Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Text Amendments, April 17, 2012 Edition,” as prepared and published by the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Office of the City of Lawrence, Kansas. SECTION 2: One copy of “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Text Amendments, April 17, 2012 Edition” shall be marked “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 8726” and shall be filed, together with one copy of this ordinance, with the City Clerk. The City Clerk shall make the “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 8726” open to the public and available for inspection at all reasonable office hours. One additional copy of the “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 8726” shall, at the cost of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, be made available to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Office of the City of Lawrence, Kansas. SECTION 3: Existing section 20-902, Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, and amendments thereto, is hereby repealed, it being the intent of the Governing Body that this ordinance, adopting and incorporating herein by reference “Land Development Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Text Amendments, April 17, 2012 Edition,” supersede the repealed code provision. SECTION 4: If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 5: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 24th day of April, 2012. APPROVED: /s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm Mayor


Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 28, 2012) ORDINANCE NO. 8701 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY 1.38 ACRES, GENERALLY LOCATED NORTH OF CLINTON

WHEREAS, Kansas Athletics, Inc., is the owner of record of certain real property, generally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob Billings Parkway in Douglas County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 3, infra (“the subject property”); WHEREAS, the City of Lawrence, Kansas, as part of a project to refurbish the Yankee Tank Dam, also known as the Lake Alvamar Dam, initiated a petition to annex the subject property; WHEREAS, the subject property adjoins the boundary of the City of Lawrence, Kansas; WHEREAS, Kansas Athletics, Inc., as owner of record of the subject property, has consented in writing to the annexation of the subject property; WHEREAS, under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7), the City may, by adoption of an ordinance, annex land where the land adjoins the City and the owner of record consents in writing to the annexation; WHEREAS, under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(f), the City may, by adoption of an ordinance, annex land without resolution, notice, or a public hearing, as generally required by K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520a(a), where the owner of record consents in writing to the annexation in accordance with K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7); WHEREAS, the petition to annex the subject property was referred to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission for recommendation; WHEREAS, on January 23, 2012, after giving due and lawful notice, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the petition to annex the subject property; WHEREAS, at the January 23, 2012, public meeting, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered the report and recommendation of City staff, entertained public comment, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, and voted to recommend to the City Commission that it annex the land in question; and WHEREAS, at its April 17, 2011, public meeting, the Governing Body considered the petition to annex the subject property and the recommendation of the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The Governing Body finds that the annexation of that certain real property, generally located north of Clinton Parkway and south of Bob Billings Parkway in Douglas County, Kansas, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 3, infra, is in the public interest and that such annexation is proper under K.S.A. 2010 Supp. 12-520(a)(7). SECTION 3. In accordance with the Governing Body’s finding, the City hereby annexes into the City the following legally described real property, located in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Beginning at the Northeast

APPROVED: /s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 28, 2012) ORDINANCE NO. 8718 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 2, SECTIONS 20-201, 20-216, 20-217, 20-218, 20-219, 20-220, 20-221, 20-222, 20-223, 20-224, AND 20-225, ARTICLE 5, SECTION 20-538, ARTICLE 4, SECTIONS 20-401 AND 20-403, ARTICLE 6, SECTIONS 20-601 AND 20-602, ARTICLE 9, SECTION 20-908, ARTICLE 10, SECTION 20-1005, ARTICLE 13, SECTIONS 20-1303 AND 20-1305, AND ARTICLE 17, SECTIONS 20-1701, 20-1730, AND 20-1766, CODE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, 2011 EDITION, AND AMENDMENTS THERETO, PERTAINING TO THE MEDIUM INDUSTRIAL (IM) ZONING DISTRICT, BY ADOPTING AND INCORPORATING HEREIN BY REFERENCE “LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, TEXT AMENDMENTS, APRIL 17, 2012 EDITION,” AS PREPARED AND PUBLISHED BY THE LAWRENCE-DOUGLAS COUNTY METROPOLITAN PLANNING OFFICE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, AND REPEALING EXISTING SECTIONS 20-201, 20-216, 20-217, 20-218, 20-219, 20-220, 20-221, 20-222, 20-223, 20-224, 20-225, 20-401, 20-403, 20-538, 20-601, 20-602, 20-908, 20-1005, 20-1303, 20-1305, 20-1701, 20-1730, AND 20-1766.

APPROVED: /s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________


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Dear Annie: I am 57 and single. I truly regret leaving my husband of only three years, but he never wanted to spend time with me, did not communicate, drank beer all the time and spent every day in the garage working on ship models. My life was easy with him. I didn’t have to do anything but show him affection. I loved him and still do, but I thought I would be happier finding someone I could talk to and do things with. I was married for 34 years to my first husband, and he ended up falling in love with my sister. How do I get over my second husband and all the regret of leaving him? I told him I made a terrible mistake, but all he said was I should have thought of that earlier. I asked whether I could have two days a month with him. He replied that we could be friends, but nothing more.

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I have begun dating again and met a guy I liked initially, but everyone tells me I’d be jumping from the frying pan into the fire. He is controlling and tells me that I “need” to do this and “need” to think that. He says he loves me, but I can’t handle all the arguing over stupid things when we disagree. He thinks the world is out to get him. He doesn’t even shower unless I tell him to. I have sought counseling, and was told not to move in with my new boyfriend. But it hurts

Cable TV: all over but the shouting “Flipped Off” 8 p.m. Saturday, A&E) becomes the latest series to celebrate real estate speculation during the worst housing market since the Great Depression. It’s yet another reality show hosted by a “star” from another reality show. And it joins the burgeoning genre that I like to call “Angry Guys Screaming at Each Other.” Host Russell Hantz earned the nickname “Master Manipulator” on three seasons of “Survivor.” He seems perfectly typecast as the annoying sidekick, but on “Flipped,” he’s the voice of reason. He and his older brother, Shawn, want to buy modest and dated-looking houses, spiff them up and resell them for a tidy profit. They’re assisted by Kristen, a perky real estate agent who is savvy about the market and doesn’t mind renovating with a sledgehammer while tottering on high heels. Kristen suggests that potential homebuyers should hire a professional inspector. Common sense would suggest this as well. But Shawn disagrees, convincing Russell during several loud exchanges that they could save money by allowing Shawn to do the inspections. You don’t need to be a contractor or a clairvoyant to predict what happens next. The screaming-guy cable genre cuts across occupations, classes and regions. There are workingclass screamers, chef screamers, Cajun screamers, exterminator screamers, Alaskan screamers, redneck screamers and Italianstereotype screamers. And it’s not limited to guys. The exchanges on “Jersey Shore” are not exactly sotto voce. Nor are the tirades of “The Real Housewives.” And it’s not limited to television. Rap music and talk radio may occupy opposite ends of the pop culture spectrum, but they’re often insecure, angry manifestos and monologues delivered by men at maximum volume. And couldn’t that also describe a lot of stand-up comedy of the past quarter century? Cable shows are only the latest example of a fractured pop culture market, where you have to holler to get noticed. No wonder there’s such a market for those noise-canceling headphones.

Tonight’s highlights O Politics and comedy mingle at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner (5:30 p.m. Saturday, C-SPAN). Jimmy Kimmel hosts. O NASCAR action at the Richmond 400 (6 p.m., Fox). O Chloe Sevigny guest-stars on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (9 p.m., NBC).


Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee is 86. Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III is 82. Actress-singer Ann-Margret is 71. “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno is 62. Actress Mary McDonnell is 59. Rock singer-musician Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth) is 59. Actress Elisabeth Rohm is 39. Actress Penelope Cruz is 38. Actress Jessica Alba is 31. Actor Harry Shum Jr. (TV: “Glee”) is 30. Actress Jenna Ushkowitz (TV: “Glee”) is 26.

to let him go. I am so overwhelmed and don’t know what to do. Please help — Washington Dear Washington: Take a deep breath, and stop chasing after the men in your life. Your new boyfriend is not the right guy, and the sooner you break it off the better. Yes, it will hurt, but not as much as it would if you stayed with him. Your ex-husband has made it clear that he is no longer interested, and frankly, you didn’t seem happy with him, either. Please use this time to figure out what you want from a relationship. You are trying too hard to have a man in your life and are making poor choices. Go back to your counselor if you think it might help you clarify things. Dear Annie: My wife and I will be celebrating our 10th anniversary this summer. She is an incredible mother, grand-


For Saturday, April 28: This year you often say what you want, only to discover later that you might be conflicted by that same desire. Be aware of wanting one thing emotionally yet intellectually desiring something else. If you are single, relating to others could be difficult. If you are attached, the two of you could find yourself in a spat. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) +++++ It’s as if someone is stoking your Arian fires, as you take off in pursuit of something for which you have a passionate desire. Living life in a spontaneous fashion suits you in many ways. Tonight: Choose your companion with care. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ++++ You are happy at home and do not want to go anywhere. Others must sense this energy as they come toward you. Tonight: Let the good times roll. Gemini (May 21-June 20) +++++ Whatever set you ablaze makes no difference, but you’ll display a lot of enthusiasm and energy as a result. Whatever your plans might be, they could change. Tonight: Go off and do something physical and fun. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ++++ Even with the best of intentions, indulgence could take over. Someone you look up to could stun you with his or her comments. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) +++++ You are in your element. Tap into news that might be the initial plans for a trip. Tonight: Be around like minds and great music.

mother and wife. The problem? Absolutely nothing. We love each other more than anything and get along great. In 10 years, we’ve never even raised our voices. We both cook, clean, do yard work and share in raising our granddaughters. We never take advantage of each other or do anything we wouldn’t want the other to do. Basically, we treat each other the way we want to be treated. It’s been the happiest 10 years of our lives. Thought you might like getting a positive letter for a change. — Never Been Happier Dear Happy: You’ve made our day! It’s good to hear from someone whose marriage is filled with love, respect and mutual consideration. — Send questions to, or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) +++ The wise person within you will choose to keep opinions to himor herself. You will go along with someone you care about if you can deal with his or her erratic behavior. Tonight: Enjoy the company of a special someone. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) +++++ Get out and enjoy yourself with your friends. Indulge in a mutual pastime, or make a point of bringing others together. Tonight: Enjoy yourself, but be aware of someone’s actions. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) +++ You suddenly are tossed into the limelight. Though you like the attention, it carries with it a certain amount of responsibility. Tonight: You are the natural leader. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ++++ Try to take an overview of a situation, rather than making a quick statement indicating that you have everything under control. You don’t! Tonight: Paint the town red. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ++++ You would prefer to be one-on-one with a loved one or dear friend. You might feel relieved by not having to relate to all the people in your circle. Tonight: Be natural. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ++++ Others seem quirkier than usual. You might find their energy to be fun and a little more exciting than in the past. Tonight: Feelings pop up from out of nowhere. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ++++ You might decide to clear out errands and other such mustdos. You could be surprised by what comes down your path. Tonight: Don’t stress yourself out. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker April 28, 2012 ACROSS 1 Nine goddesses of the arts 6 Attack, as Caesar 10 All-male party 14 Cafe emanation 15 Reader’s Digest co-founder Wallace 16 “O Brother, Where Art ___?” (2000 film) 17 Broadcast studio alert 18 Genesis shepherd 19 Makes mistakes 20 They may protect important papers 23 Dynamic ___ (Batman and Robin) 25 “Once Upon a Mattress” legume 26 Windpipe, for one 27 Antelope with curved horns 30 Live show equipment 31 Popular Tuscan city 32 Word with “bar” or “skirt” 34 Puts two and two together 38 What a star in a store window is 41 “Is that all right with you?” 42 Churchillian gestures 43 “Message received” 44 Men and boys

45 Nun’s headcloth 46 Black-tie gathering, maybe 50 ___ Tome and Principe 52 Nile cobra 53 Like some boats 57 Accelerator particles 58 It gives the eye color 59 “A burger, fries and a large Coke,” e.g. 62 Box in a theater 63 An intriguing yarn 64 Novelist Cather 65 Prefix for “while” 66 “First Lady of Song” Fitzgerald 67 Amount of yarn DOWN 1 “Little Red Book” chairman 2 Cremains vessel 3 Never-ending story 4 Z‡topek of Olympic fame 5 “___ Smile” (Hall and Oates) 6 Chalkboard material 7 Inner legbone 8 “Star Wars” actor Guinness 9 Type of vinegar 10 Be in the

driver’s seat 11 Made a pitch 12 Biggest blood vessel 13 Dress in your best (with “up”) 21 Where to get a mudbath 22 Shoot from the ___ 23 Music to do the hustle to 24 Alaskan boat 28 Ann’s raggedy brother 29 DNA testing facility 30 “No ifs, ___ or buts” 32 Ginnie and Fannie of finance 33 Anger or wrath 34 Molecular building block 35 Simple swimming stroke 36 Face-offs with guns or swords

37 Throat malady 39 Orthodontist’s diagnosis, sometimes 40 Swiss canton 44 Belonging to that guy 45 Pursue romantically 46 Twinkle-toed 47 Elevator designation 48 Rattlesnake weapons 49 Valuable possession 50 Moonshine source 51 On the Aegean, e.g. 54 Kind of surgeon or historian 55 Applies blades to blades 56 “CHiPS” star Estrada 60 Footballer Manning 61 Wasn’t colorfast



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