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THE 2012 LAWRENCE ST. PATRICK’S PARADE COMMITTEE is made up of some 80 members who help put together the annual beloved event, now in its 25th year of providing entertainment and tens of thousands of dollars to various local charities. Read their story, page 11A.
Special edition dedicated to 2012’s Only in Lawrence honorees Welcome to the second annual edition of Only in Lawrence, a special section honoring your neighbors, unsung heroes and people who do the little things that just make life better here. We received dozens of nomi-
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DEATHS Dr. Julian Charles “J” Holtzman Dr. Julian Charles “J” Holtzman, professor emeritus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Kansas, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, after an extended hospital stay in Austin, TX. He was born August 14, 1935, on Staten Island, NY. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Aline Holtzman, of the home; step-son and daughter-in-law, Tom Bryce and Linda Samson-Talleur, of Lawrence, KS; step-son, Steve Holtzman of Joshua Tree, CA; and grandson, Sumner Holtzman of Edmond, OK. He is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Suressa Holtzman Forbes and Richard Forbes of Rochester, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hannah Elizabeth (Betty) Wasch; his father, Harris Holtzman; and his mother, Frances Weis Holtzman. J attended Cornell University, and then Brooklyn Poly Tech, where he graduated with his bachelor’s in electrical engineering in 1958. He completed his masters in engineering at UCLA in 1962. He worked for Hughes Aircraft and Lockheed, before returning to the East Coast to Cornell University, where he earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1967. Returning to California, he taught at San Jose State for a short time. After spending a year in Peru with his first wife Betty (now deceased), J began his long teaching career at the University of Kansas in 1969. During his tenure, he was faculty advisor/mentor to many students whom he regarded as close friends until the very end. As chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, he worked tirelessly to improve programs for undergraduate and graduate students alike, seeking funding to ensure scholarships and employment
for students. His last few professional years were spent at KU’s Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS, teaching Systems Engineering Management. He always said that he learned more from the practicing engineering students than he taught them! Among the most beloved things in J’s life were his dogs. He had a lifelong love affair with German Shepherds. He leaves behind Remi, who gave him the will to get up when he was down, and to play when he had nothing left. His only grandchild, Sumner, is a chip off the old block. Through J’s experience of Sumner’s birth and life, a once grouchy curmudgeon was transformed irrevocably into a grandfatherly mush pie! “Grumps” took great delight in bragging about Sumner, harassing him, and loving him beyond imagination. In 2005, J and wife Aline left Kansas for the Hill Country of Texas. He loved Austin and his quiet home on Lake Travis, where the deer meandered daily in the yard. J adopted the popular mantra “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as soon as I could!” A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 19th, at the Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Ave, Lawrence, KS, 66045-3169, 785-864-4760, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to one of the following: Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road Suite 100, Austin, TX, 78759 or Austin German Shepherd Dog Rescue (AGSDR) and mail to: c/o Anne Burkett P.O. Box 339 Manor, Texas 78653
Kathy Ruth Johnson Tahlequah, OK - Kathy Ruth Johnson, 57, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 24, 2012. A private graveside service will take place for Kathy Ruth Johnson in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on May 1, 2012, at 11:00am. Arrangements are under the direction of Hart Funeral Home in Tahlequah, OK. She was born December 3, 1954, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the daughter of Kermit and Pauline Clark. Kathy was known as a positive, loving woman with a huge heart for her family, those less fortunate, and the many animals she adopted throughout her life. She enjoyed the beauty of the outdoors, cooking for her family, her houseplants, sewing, cross-stitching, and making rag rugs. Her kids and grandchildren were her pride and joy, and she identified herself as “Grandma Kathy” in her final years. Kathy was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Johnson, and by her father, Kermit Clark. Survivors include her children,
Jessica A. Anderson and husband Joe, Oskaloosa, KS; Stephen M. Snyder and wife Megan, Topeka, KS; and Jason D. Snyder and fiancé Tonya, Kansas City, MO; her beloved grandchildren, Michaela, Kaiden, Landon, Clayton, and Jaylon; and her basset hound, Molly. Also surviving are her mother, Pauline Mathias, Tahlequah, OK; sister Mary Bigler and husband Garth, Beechy, Saskatchewan; brother Tom Clark and wife Carol, Tahlequah, OK; and sister, Shayla Johnsrud and husband Conrad, Topeka, KS; six nephews and a niece; and a special friend and supporter Kathy Collins, Lawrence, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hart Funeral Home, 1506 N. Grand, Tahlequah, OK, 74464. All contributions will be redirected to a meaningful charity, yet to be determined, in Kathy’s honor. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.
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WHEEL GENIUS Wilbur Frank White
Memorial services for Wilbur Frank White, 76, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lawrence, KS. His body has been donated to the Kansas University Medical Center. He passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, after a prolonged illness with cancer. Wilbur was born on May 15, 1935 in Cherokee, OK, the son of Fred E. and Irene J. (Huston) White. He graduated from Augusta High School in 1953. He then graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineer in 1959. He served his country in the Army Reserves in Artillery from 1959-1966. He was a Chemical Engineer in management at FMC in Lawrence until he retired September 1, 1998. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, University Bridge Club, and Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church, where he was active in Leadership and Bible Studies. He was a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed wood working and golfing. He was married to Leta
Darlene Davenport on August 6, 1955 in El Dorado, KS. She survives at Pioneer Ridge Health Care Room 126 in Lawrence, KS. Other survivors include one daughter, Beth G. Ott, Lawrence; one son, David E. White, Colorado Springs, CO; four grandchildren, Clint Ott, Brent Ott, Sarah White, Eric White; and one great-grandchild, Robbie Ott; and one brother, Fred E. White, Atlanta, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Theona I. Keller. The family suggests memorials in his name to the Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church and may be sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.co m
Charles D. “Chuck” Reese Funeral Services for Charles D. “Chuck” Reese, 74 , of the Lake Dabinawa community in rural McLouth, will be at 11:00 AM, Monday at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the McLouth Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, Sunday at the Barnett Family Funeral Home. 1220 Walnut (Hwy 59) Oskaloosa, where Mr. Reese will lie in state after 12:00 noon , Sunday at the Funeral Home. Mr. Reese died Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born November 15, 1937 at Calumet, OK., the son of Orla Jacob and Dorothy Marie Steanson Reese. He was a 1956 graduate of Calumet, OK., High School and attended Central States University in Edmond, OK. He earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1961, his Masters degree in 1967 and his Phd in 1969 all from the University of Oklahoma at Norman. Mr. Reese served as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kansas in Lawrence for 30 years, from 1969 until his retirement in 1999 . He was a two toime recipient of the “Gould” Award at the University
of Kansas. He was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the O.U. Alumni Association. He was an active supporter of the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Greater Kansas City. A Big supporter of McLouth atletics, “Chuck” was received the “Fan” award from the Kansas State High School Activities Association. He was married to Ardith “Kay” Powell on May 26, 1957 at Calumet, OK., she preceded him in death on April 26, 2007. He is survived by one son, Orla Ray Reese, Radnor, PA., two daughters, Diana Ky Vansickle, Parkville, MO., Carolyn Marie Reese-Kasson, McLouth, two brother, Donald Reese, Midlothian, TX, Robert Reese, Calumet, OK., two sisters, Oklahoma City, OK., Carolyn Richardson, Calumet, OK., and 8 grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the McLouth United Methodist Church or to the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Greater Kansas City in care of the Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS. 6 6 0 6 6 . www.barnettfamilyfh.co m
Road work planned for this week
The westbound right lane of 23rd Street from Haskell Avenue to Barker Avenue will be closed. Completion: May 2012.
Northbound traffic will be restricted to one lane on North Third Street near the Kansas Turnpike entrance. Completion: June 2012.
One lane of westbound Sixth Street west of George Williams Way will be closed intermittently until the end of May as Sixth Street is extended in the area. Completion: May 2012.
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, crews will begin overlay work on the left lane on the northbound U.S. 40/U.S. 59 bridge over the Kansas River. Completion: June 2012.
Kansas River levee closed for construction of Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank. Users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012.
Water lines will be replaced along 23rd Street from approximately Barker Avenue to just east of the Douglas County Maintenance yard, 711 E. 23rd St. Sanitary sewer piping will be reconstructed along the Burroughs Creek alignment north and south of East 23rd Street. These projects will close North Perimeter Road and East 23rd Street Frontage Road throughout construction. Completion: June 2012. Baldwin City
Route 1055 (also known as Sixth Street) between Highway 56 (Ames Street) and Firetree Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday. It will likely stay closed through July, but there will be a marked detour. East 1900 Road
Route 1057/East 1900 Road will be closed between the Kansas Highway 10 interchange and Route 458/ North 1000 Road. A marked detour will be provided. Completion: November. U.S. Highway 59
Northbound and southbound left lanes are closed just north of 1100 Road for about 1,000 feet in each direction for pavement work. Completion: April 2012.
North 200 Road closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012. U.S. Highway 24
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions over the Bourbanis Creek bridge beginning early afternoon Friday. Completion: November 2012.
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Have you ever made a pledge to your college’s capital campaign?
Parts of N. 1200 Rd. the second-place team fin- auditorium, 707 Vt. There will be a screening ish as they lost to a Harvard closed this week team in the final round on a of the one-hour documentary ¾Yes
Two sections of North 1200 Road, which is just south of Eudora, will be closed for part of this week. On Monday, the section of North 1200 Road between East 2200 Road and East 2300 Road will be closed for culvert replacement. On Tuesday or Wednesday, the section of North 1200 Road from East 2300 Road to East 2400 Road will be closed for culvert replacement.
Free State grad wins debate honor
4-3 decision in the tournament at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. The competition is patterned after a style of platform debate made famous at Oxford University. It’s an off-topic, extemporaneous form of competitive debate that stresses argumentation, logical analysis, quick thinking, breadth of knowledge and rhetorical ability. Kansas University competes in another format known as policy debate. Falkenstien is the daughter of Lawrence residents Kurt Falkenstien and Paula Martin, a Douglas County District Court judge.
Yale University senior Kate Falkenstien, a 2008 Free State High School graduate, earned the top varsity speaker award last Event to cover weekend at the American mental health issues Parliamentary National DeMental illness will be bate Association’s national championship tournament. the topic of community Falkenstien and her part- event at 7 p.m. Thursday ner, Nick Cugini, also earned at Lawrence Public Library
“Minds on the Edge: Fac¾No ing Mental Illness,” which ¾I haven’t attended a explores severe mental illcollege ness in America. It examines the ethical issues as well as Go to LJWorld.com to systemic flaws in program cast your vote. and policy design, service coordination and resource allocation. It then looks at some innovative solutions. A panel discussion will follow the screening to talk about how to improve treatment options and support for people with mental illness in the Lawrence community. Representatives from mental health, law enforcement and media as well as a mental health consumer and family member will serve on the panel. The event is being hosted by the Douglas County affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. For more information about the program, call NAMI at 842-7271.
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2 teachers awarded Golden Apples Prairie Park School secondgrade teacher Christine Wesley and a Free State High School social studies teacher Andrew Nussbaum won the Lawrence Schools Foundation’s Golden Apple Awards. The teachers received the award and a $1,500 cash stipend during the annual Foundation Follies held April 20. The two educators were nominated by their students, parents, teaching colleagues and school administrators for their dedication and service to Lawrence children. Wesley has taught in the Lawrence school district for 14 years, first at the former Riverside School. She has been at Prairie Park since 2002. Wesley’s teaching style has been described as enthusiastic, encouraging and engaging. One parent, Becky Rogers, described her classroom as “warm and caring.” Nussbaum joined the social studies department at Free State in 2006 and has been praised for his ability to change the climate and culture of the building through his Interpersonal Skills course. The social studies class brings together general- and special-education students to learn about social awareness and other topics. The course has brought students together that “never would have made event the slightest connection to one another,” said teaching colleague Chuck Law, who nominated him for the award.
Renamed streets honor memory of coach
$1.2B goal set for KU campaign By Andy Hyland email@example.com
memoration. “Don Fambrough’s passion is unparalleled, his service is unmatched — no one else can ever put in 60 years — and his loyalty ... even when the going was bad, Fambrough loved KU, and that’s why we’re honoring him today,” Zenger said. Fambrough died last
After four years of fundraising, Kansas University leaders announced Saturday night that they hope an ongoing campaign will raise $1.2 billion for the school, adding that they are already halfway toward that goal. The campaign, Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas, publicly launched Saturday at a donors-only event at Allen Fieldhouse. KU leaders said that, especially in a time where KANSAS state and federal UNIVERSITY government resources are holding steady or dwindling, private donations are becoming increasingly important for universities. “Reaching this goal will help very much in enabling the university to achieve success in what we want to achieve,” said KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. She said that in addition to the traditional sorts of ways universities use private funds — scholarships, faculty professorships, and new and renovated buildings — the school would look for other ways to expand opportunities for students, particularly in areas
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FANS, FORMER PLAYERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS WATCH AS PRESTON FAMBROUGH STANDS for a moment below two street signs renamed in honor of his deceased father, legendary Kansas football coach Don Fambrough, following the unveiling of the intersection of Fambrough Drive and Fambrough Way on Saturday at the northwest corner outside Memorial Stadium. At right is David Lawrence, a former player of Fambrough’s.
Corner a tribute to Fambrough’s passion for KU, years of service
Rally at Statehouse draws more than 200
By Chansi Long
TOPEKA (AP) — More than 200 advocates for abortion rights and other causes rallied Saturday at the Kansas Statehouse. The “We are Women” event Saturday was one of multiple rallies around the country. The rally came as state legislators are considering a bill giving greater legal protection to health care providers who refuse to participate in abortions or dispense abortion-inducing drugs.
KU students have a new place to tailgate on gamedays: the corner of Fambrough and Fambrough. Stretches of two streets northwest of Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium were renamed in honor of former KU football coach Don Fambrough. A parcel of 11th Street,
from Mississippi Street to Missouri Street, is now named F a m b r o u g h Fambrough Drive. And the piece of Maine Street tucked behind the Memorial Stadium press box is now Fambrough Way. The city of Lawrence and Kan-
sas University worked together to rename the intersection. “At the corner of Fambrough and Fambrough. How about that?” said KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, just before the unveiling, which took place before the spring football game Saturday. A crowd of about 150 let out a cascade of laughter and applause at the com-
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BRIEFLY KU names interim engineering dean
which is named after the late Dorothy Akin. Her husband, Tom, and children doStanley Rolfe was named nated the prairie to Kansas the interim dean of Kansas Land Trust, or KLT, in 1994. University’s School of EnIt was the first conservagineering on tion easement established Friday. by KLT. Wildflower walk Rolfe, There will be signs to the Albert guide participants to the set for May 13 P. Learned area from the intersection The Kansas Land Trust Distinguished of Kansas Highway 10 and will host its annual wildProfessor in Haskell Avenue. KANSAS UNIVERSITY flower walk at 1 p.m. May 13 the civil, enFor more information, on prairie land southeast of visit klt.org/events.htm. vironmental and architectural engineer- Lawrence near North 1150 and East 1900 roads. ing department, will begin Kelly Kindscher, a Kansas working immediately with Land Trust founder and auoutgoing dean Stuart Bell, thor of “Edible Wild Plants who is leaving to join LouiEvent aims to help siana State University as its of the Prairie” and “Medicinal Wild Plants of the executive vice chancellor low-income seniors Prairie,” will lead the walk, and provost on Aug. 2. Jayhawk Area Agency on which is free and open to The school will begin a Aging’s “There’s No Place the public. nationwide search for a Like Home” benefit is set Participants are enpermanent dean, according for May 9. couraged to wear sturdy to a KU media release. The event, designed to walking shoes, long pants, Rolfe joined KU’s civil raise funds to assist lowinsect repellent and a engineering department income seniors who have hat. They will receive a in 1969 and was a departurgent needs, will be from free native plant donated ment chairman from 1975 by the Kaw River Restora- 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at to 1998. Great Overland Station in “After consulting with en- tion Nursery. Topeka, 701 N. Kansas Ave. The walk will take place gineering faculty, staff and It will feature the Kings of on a 16-acre tract of land students, Dr. Rolfe’s name Swing band and food from was consistently mentioned known as the Akin Prairie,
Aboud’s Catering. There will be drawings for themed baskets that have been donated. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, 785-235-1367 or 800-798-1366, or by visiting the agency’s Lawrence office, 2518 Ridge Court. Proceeds will benefit the agency’s Guardian Angel Fund to help seniors in desperate circumstances who live in Douglas, Jefferson and Shawnee counties. Funds have been used to help pay for medicines, repair furnaces and safety grab bars.
children ages 5 to 13. Preregistration is required and can be done between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. before the event or online at lawrenceks.org/ lprd/classes. Anglers are asked to provide their own fishing poles and bait. No fishing licenses are required for the participants, but parents or guardians must provide a license if they plan to fish. Parents are asked to provide supervision for their children. For more information, contact Duane Peterson, special events supervisor, at 832-7940.
Fishing derby for kids Saturday
Tentative deal reached with DuPont
The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will host a children’s fishing derby from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Mary’s Lake, which is near Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. The event, “Fish ‘N’ 4 Fun,” is free and open to
KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — DuPont Co. will pay about $250,000 toward cleaning up groundwater and soil pollution in an area of southeast Kansas where cleanup efforts began more than three decades ago, according to a proposed federal consent decree.
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such as study abroad and undergraduate research. More than half of the money, $612 million, has already been raised. Support for the school’s National Cancer Institute drive has been a major hallmark of the funding. A fundraising council in Kansas City helped generate $62 million for the cause, and more money has been contributed since the group concluded its work before the school applied for designation in September, including a $10.5 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation in February. Other donations include a $32 million gift from the estate of Charles E. and Mary Jane Bruckmiller Spahr for scholarships, programs and professorships for the school, and a $5 million lead gift from Chesapeake Energy Corp. in Oklahoma City in support of a $28 million expansion Lindley It’s very for Hall. rewarding The camis and very paign s c h e d u l e d exciting as to continue an oppor- t h r o u g h tunity to June 2016. impact the T h r e e l u m n i institution acouples are in a signifi- i n v o l v e d cant way.” in leadership of the campaign: — Dale Kurt and Seuferling, Sue Watpresident of the son of AnKU Endowment dover, who Association are serving as chairs of the campaign, and co-chairs Mark and Stacy Parkinson of Potomac, Md., and Tom and Jill Docking of Wichita. “I think that we should feel very good about where we are in the campaign,” Kurt Watson said. “And in particular if you think about the economic period, we are working our way through.” Gray-Little and other academic leaders have created a wish list associated with the campaign that includes many bigticket items. The School of Business is hoping to fund a new building, an expanding School of Engineering is looking for more construction funding and the Spencer Museum of Art is trying to fund an expansion, too. Dale Seuferling, president of the KU Endowment Association, said that while buildings often stand as permanent reminders of how universities can use private funds, much of the effort will be focused on things that people can’t see as they walk down the street. “People can see and experience the capital proj-
as the ideal individual to lead the school during this transition,” said KU Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter in the release.
KU fundraising campaigns through the years Fundraising campaigns have come a long way since Kansas University’s first comprehensive campaign, Program for Progress, which started in 1964 with an original goal of $18 million. Today’s Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas hopes to raise $1.2 billion. Here’s a look at the university’s three previous campaigns:
Program for Progress The campaign began in 1964 and continued through 1969, surpassing its original $18 million goal, reaching $21 million. The university used unrestricted funds from the campaign to purchase the former Chamney Dairy property at Bob Billings Parkway and Kasold Avenue, land along Oread Avenue and a portion of the cost of the Kansas Geological Survey building. Gifts included:
A gift from Helen Foresman Spencer that led to the construction of Spencer Research Library.
Support from the John T. Stewart family that built a children’s institute as an addition to Haworth Hall.
Irene Nunemaker provided funds to build Nunemaker Center, which today houses the university’s honors program.
James Hershberger donated money that led to construction of an allweather track at Memorial Stadium for the 1970 Kansas Relays. Campaign Kansas The campaign ran from July 1, 1987, through June 30, 1992. It raised $265.3 million, exceeding its $177 million goal. Gifts included:
A gift from the Lied Foundation Trust to construct the Lied Center of Kansas.
K.K. and Margaret Amini provided funds ects,” he said. “But the bulk of the funding goes to support people and programs.” The campaign’s goals are:
$175 million for facilities.
$400 million for student scholarships and other opportunities.
$325 million for academic, research and other programs.
$300 million for faculty professorships and recruitment. “It’s very rewarding and very exciting as an opportunity to impact the institution in a significant way,” Seuferling said. So far, donors have supported the creation
for construction of K.K. Amini Scholarship Hall.
The Kirmayer Fitness Center at KU Medical Center was constructed using funds from the Nellie Mae Kirmayer estate.
Philip and Nancy Anschutz provided support for KU Libraries.
KU First: Invest in Excellence The campaign ran from July 1, 1998, through Dec. 31, 2004, raising more than $653 million for KU, exceeding its original goal of $500 million. Gifts included:
The Hall Family Foundation funded a life sciences research building at KUMC and the Hall Center for the Humanities on the Lawrence campus.
Charley Oswald established the Oswald Opportunities in Economics Fund to create teaching fellowships, undergraduate scholarships and economic professorships, and provided support for the School of Business.
Dana and Sue Anderson and family helped support the Anderson Family Strength and Conditioning Center for Kansas Athletics.
The Kansas Masonic Foundation provided funds for cancer research.
Madison “Al” and Lila Self helped enhance the Self Fellowship Program and established a distinguished professorship in pharmacy.
Forrest and Sally Hoglund provided funds to create the Hoglund Brain Imaging Center at KUMC.
The Booth Family Hall of Athletics was constructed after a donation from the children of Gilbert and Betty Booth.
Eaton Hall at the School of Engineering was built using funds from Robert J. Eaton. — Andy Hyland
of 246 new scholarships and 14 new professorships. Studies show that during fundraising campaigns, donations may increase by about 20 to 30 percent over a normal level of giving, Seuferling said. But they also serve to rally the university community and alumni around a central cause. “They seem to raise the profile of the institution and its case for the university in a way that you can’t do otherwise,” Seuferling said. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.
In a federal complaint filed this month, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the U.S. Department of the Interior accused the Wilmington, Del.-based chemical giant of violating the Clean Water Act with mining pollution in Cherokee County. A 115-mile swath of Cherokee County has been a federal Superfund pollution cleanup site since the 1980s and was divided into sub-sections. DuPont operated a mine in one of the sub-sections, called the Waco sub-site, according to the complaint. The Cherokee County site includes contamination from mine waste in several former mining locations and is part of an area that was once among the world’s highest lead and zinc producers. The complaint said the 560-acre Waco section about 11 miles south of Pittsburg continues to discharge hazardous substances, including lead, cadmium and zinc, polluting the area’s soil and groundwater.
Don was a longtime proponent of the university and the Lawrence community. He was dedicated to his work with Kansas AthletCONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A ics but was also a passionate volunteer and September. He was a well- fundraiser.” known presence in Lawrence, recognized for his often exaggerated hatred of Missouri. He pledged to never spend a dollar in the state, and he delivered anti-Tiger speeches during Missouri week. Lifelong KU fan Eli Bergman, of Lawrence, attended Saturday’s unveiling because he was moved by the way Fambrough rallied KU’s football team against Missouri. “He was KU’s spokesman (versus Missouri),” Bergman said. Pat Maxon, of Topeka, said that Fambrough was iconic at least partially because he understood the significance of the Border War.
— City Commissioner Hugh Carter, about former Kansas University football coach Don Fambrough “I think what means the most to me is his hatred toward Missouri,” said Maxon, former president of the Topeka Jayhawk Club. But Fambrough was also known for his love of KU and positive effect on the community.
“Don was a longtime proponent of the university and the Lawrence community,” said City Commissioner Hugh Carter. “He was dedicated to his work with Kansas Athletics but was also a passionate volunteer and fundraiser.”
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Who is responsible for repairs to the gutter between a driveway and the street? Not the curb on either side of the driveway but the portion of the gutter that the vehicles cross to get into the driveway — in my case, the crater. The city website has forms to report gutters and potholes but neither seem specific to this situation.
Megan Gilliland, the city’s communications manager, provided this information: Typically the city is responsible for curbs including the section in front of a driveway. However, if the driveway was not installed to city specifications and does not have an isolated curb section, it would become the responsibility of the property owner. Contact the Street Division, 832-3031, so crews can review your situation.
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Dave Madell, sales, Lenexa “We’re going to D.C.”
Sean Malone, professor, Kansas City, Mo. “Over the summer I usually go to the Ozarks.”
Mandy Moore, counselor, Kansas City, Mo. “I’m going to Portland at the end of May.”
Tammy Valencia, teacher, Lawrence “I’m going to San Diego and Chicago to visit family.”
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The Douglas County Conservation District is conducting a sign-up through May 31 for state financial assistance to install enduring conservation practices. For more information, contact Jim Weaver, program coordinator at Douglas County Conservation District, 843-4260, ext. 1128, or at james.weaver@ ks.nacdnet.net.
Harry Herington, CEO and chairman of the board of NIC Inc., is a finalist in this year’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program in the central Midwest region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Herington’s leadership has helped the company grow from its first state partner, Kansas, in 1992 to 27 state and two federal agency partners today. During his time as CEO, NIC has been named for three consecutive years to Forbes list of the “100 Best Small Companies in America,” ranking 20th on the list in 2011.
Jordan Yochim, Lawrence, will begin work May 14 as executive director of the Kansas Bar Association. Yochim served nearly seven years as associate director of the Biodiversity Institute at Kansas University, where he holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree.
Kathleen Morgan, executive director of the Lawrence Public Library Foundation, has received a Kansas Library Association Presidential Award. Cited in the nomination and award were her successful efforts to re-energize the foundation, her work on last year’s capital campaign and her ongoing fundraising events, including Caddy Stacks and After Hours.
Britt Crum-Cano, Lawrence economic development coordinator, recently completed the Heartland Economic Development Course in Blue Springs, Mo. The course included concepts, information, methods and strategies oriented toward practical application. Black Hills Energy awarded her a partial scholarship to attend.
Lawrence Medical Managers will host a lunch seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9 on “The New Leadership” at Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. Thomas Stanley, program associate for the Kansas Leadership Center, will speak about facing difficult leadership challenges and opportunities. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. To register by the deadline of 5 p.m. Tuesday, email maustin@ haasaandlong.com or visit lawrencemm.org.
Cottonwood Inc. will celebrate its consumers, staff and members of the community Monday night during the Cottonwood Classies. The event begins at 7 p.m. at Free State High School’s auditorium. Among awards to be presented: Dale Glenn and Dr. Phil Godwin, lifetime achievement; Phil Bentzinger and Heather Thies, caring and commitment; Walter Greene, shining star; Redemption Plus, Cottonwood’s business partner of the year; Royal Crest Lanes, JobLink employer of the year.
Following an annual evaluation of the job performance of Gene Meyer, Lawrence Memorial Hospital president and CEO, hospital board members approved a 2.5 percent pay increase, bringing his salary to $454,692. Meyer, who has worked at LMH for 15 years, received the same percentage pay increase that all LMH employees received this year. He oversees the 173-bed hospital, its outpatient services and about
1,300 employees. Judy Keller, chairwoman of the board, said LMH has excelled in the areas of quality, safety, service, technology and finances under Meyer’s leadership. She noted that during the past year, LMH has added physicians and expanded services, including opening a new 10,500-square-foot medical building in Eudora. Meyer also was recently recognized as the state recipient of the American Hospital Association’s Grassroots Advocacy Award.
The Kansas University Small Business Development Center will host a free seminar on starting a business. It’s planned for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the center, 646 Vt., Suite 200. Preregister by calling 843-8844. The seminar will focus on a number of topics, including permits and licenses, funding, taxes, marketing and writing a business plan.
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INJURY ACCIDENT • A Lawrence resident was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries after a rollover accident about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 21st and Louisiana streets. A white Dodge van driving west on 21st hit a red Subaru going south on Louisiana, flipping and crushing the Subaru. The Subaru driver was taken to the hospital while the driver of the van was reported to be unharmed. “Both drivers are lucky to be OK,” said Lawrence Police Sgt. Troy Squire. Squire said that no citations had been issued but that the investigation into the accident was ongoing.
HOSPITAL BIRTHS Leslie Smith and Torrie Fassnacht, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday.
PUMP PATROL The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.47 at several stations. If you find a lower price, call 832-7154.
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GOP follows Romney’s lead in parrying Dems By Andrew Taylor Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Now that Mitt Romney has emerged as the likely GOP presidential nominee, congressional Republicans increasingly are taking their cues from him even if it causes heartburn and grumbling among conservatives unhappy about having to beat a tactical retreat. That dynamic was on full display last week as House Speaker John Boehner coped with the dust-up generated by President Barack Obama over student loans and Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell sidestepped Democratic attempts to brand Republicans as soft on the issue of violence against women. It’s a defensive game for Republicans, determined to avoid their stumbles last year when they lost the political battle over renewing Obama’s payroll tax cut. “Some folks in an election year would say you need to take tough issues off the table,” said Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga. “Other folks in an election year say you need to bring your best solutions to the toughest issues, and I’m in that latter camp.” The matter of student loan interest rates was on
Obama pokes fun at Secret Service, GOP WASHINGTON — This year’s primaries, the 2008 primaries, the General Services Administration scandal, even the Secret Service and Donald Trump were targets for President Barack Obama’s scattershot humor at Saturday night’s celebrity studded White House Correspondents Dinner. Even the entrance to his speech was part of his schtick. The president walked off stage just before he took the podium with an alleged “hot mic,” making fun of getting caught last month on an open microphone with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Once on stage, the president revisited last year’s dinner, which took place as Navy SEALS were dispatched to capture and kill Osama bin Laden. “Last year at this time, this very weekend, we finally delivered justice to one of the world’s most notorious individuals,” Obama said. Then a picture of real estate mogul Donald Trump appeared on the room’s television monitors. The president last year delivered a scathing roast of Trump, who flirted with running for the Republican nomination and claimed he had solved the “mystery” of Obama’s birth certificate. Obama also took a shot at the Republican congressional leadership, whom he thanked “for taking time from their exhausting schedule of not passing any laws” to attend the dinner.
Romney Boehner the back burner until barely a week ago when the White House elevated it to the top of its agenda. Obama pounded away during visits to university campuses in North Carolina, Iowa and Colorado, pivotal states in the November election. Interest rates are scheduled to double, from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, on July 1 because of a quirk in a law Democrats muscled through Congress five years ago. Romney on Monday endorsed the $6 billion move to forestall the interest rate increase, even before Obama had arrived at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Boehner quickly set a vote, using unspent money
from Obama’s unpopular health care law to pay for the plan. By Friday, the issue was mostly deflated. The vote, however, put Republicans at odds with the Club For Growth, which urged lawmakers to oppose the legislation. The group sometimes uses its fundraising power to back primary challengers to GOP incumbents. Boehner, R-Ohio, accused Obama of manufacturing the issue. “The president keeps attempting to invent these fake fights because he doesn’t have a record of success or a positive agenda for our country,” the speaker said. “It is as simple as this: The emperor has no clothes.” In fact, Republicans had invited a fight by failing to address the issue before Obama raised it. Their budget blueprint last month assumed the interest rate subsidy would expire.
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Man key to LMH turnaround retires By Karrey Britt firstname.lastname@example.org
For the past 13 years, Simon Scholtz has worked quietly in the administrative offices at Lawrence Memorial Hospital where he has played an integral part in improving its financial status. “He’s not a table pounder. He just goes about his business. He doesn’t make waves, but the results speak so loud,” said Chuck Heath, LMH finance committee chairman. Scholtz was hired in March 1999 as chief financial officer. In 1998, LMH had an operating income loss of $2 million. The following year, LMH has profits of $1.3 million and then consistently improved its operating margin despite a worsening economy. In 2011, it had $9.5 million in operating income — a 600 percent increase from when Scholtz started. During Scholtz’s tenure, the hospital also has received three credit rating upgrades from Moody’s Investors Service, with the last one coming right before his retirement, which was Friday. “The bond upgrade we got last week was clear out of left field. We didn’t ask for it. We didn’t beg for it,” Heath said. “Moody’s said the results are so good that we just can’t ignore you guys, as small as you may be, and to me that’s the epitome of Simon.”
During a recent interview in his office, Scholtz, 66, talked about his career, family and even offered some financial advice. “You’ve got to save, and you’ve got to live within your means,” he said. Simon was born and raised in San Antonio, and he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Houston. “When I needed an A in college to make sure I kept a good grade-point average, I took a math class,” he said. “I loved math. The way I look at it, the numbers tell a story. They are like reading a book. All you have to do is try to understand what they mean and what they are saying and they can be very interesting.” His first job was working as a junior auditor at a 500-bed charity hospital in Houston. His office was located next to the clinic and he said a woman gave birth right outside his door during his first week on the job. “I didn’t know anything, but that matured me real fast,” he said, with laughter. The chief accountant quit about a month later, and the administration asked if Scholtz wanted the job. “I hadn’t done anything except put checks in order, so I proceeded to spend days and nights having to track everything,” he said. “Now this was before computers, so everything was manual. The books were kept in a big safe and I was the only
one with the combination to the safe, and so I had to learn all of that.” He soon moved on to become controller for the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston and then later became CFO of Baylor Medical Center in Irving, Texas. He worked there for 12 years before he landed the job at LMH. “I started looking around, and this job came open, and we had never been north of the Red River, so never been out of Texas,” he said. “We came for a visit, and it seemed like a wonderful place to bring a family.”
Scholtz said the financial turnaround that LMH has experienced has been a team effort from the CEO to the food service department to nurses. He said there have been several factors that have led to its success. First, the hospital got out from under its Health Maintenance Organization insurance plan, which was losing money. They worked out a deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield to assume coverage for the plan’s participants. Next, he said, they hired consultants to help with computer problems they had with accounts receivable software so they could start getting payments for patient services that they were providing. Then they expanded outpatient services and opened LMH South and primary care offices in communities surrounding Lawrence. Scholtz said this helped grow the hospital’s revenues. In 2006, Moody’s upgraded LMH’s credit rating so it was able to issue bonds that allowed it to do a $40 million expansion at the hospital that included the surgery department, emergency room and intensive care unit. They also remodeled the maternity suite and added a nursing unit. “The main thing we did was go to mostly private rooms for patients,” he said. During the past few years, Scholtz said, the hospital has added more physician practices, such as a cardiology group and internal medicine group. The hospital went from 135,124 patient visits in 1999 to 222,750 in 2011, a 64 percent increase. During the growth, Scholtz said, Moody’s Investors Service warned them that most hospitals struggle financially after such construction and staff expansions. But they proved them wrong. “Our CEO is a very strong administrator and the organization has done a great job of controlling its costs, and that’s probably one of the bigger reasons as to why we’ve been successful,” he said. The other reason: community support. He said
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SIMON SCHOLTZ, Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s chief financial officer for 13 years, retired Friday. He was one of the key players in the hospital’s financial turnaround. the hospital has had great donors and volunteers. He said that when he first started, he would hear grumblings about the quality of care at LMH, but he doesn’t hear that anymore. Instead, he said people approach him and share their positive personal stories. “Nothing makes you prouder than having your company talked about like that,” he said. “You can’t buy that. It’s priceless.” While Scholtz is humble about his involvement in the turnaround, his colleagues say otherwise. As CFO, he’s in charge of budgeting, the billing and collection process, purchasing, materials management and investing. “I think the leadership at LMH, and particularly Simon, was able to define the challenges that we had and then put into place systems to very aggressively correct that,” LMH President and CEO Gene Meyer said. He described Scholtz as “the nicest person in the world” and someone with a lot of integrity. “It’s been a really good run,” Meyer said. “He will be greatly missed.”
Scholtz said his colleagues have joked with him about bailing out before the full effects of federal health reform are in place.
“I’ve assured them the timing is just right,” he said, with a big smile. He said it’s not the first time that hospitals have feared closure because of government regulations. Many thought they would go broke when the Medicare program was created in 1965. Scholtz also recalled sitting around a table in the 1970s at the Texas Hospital Association trying to figure out how many years it would be before Social Security went broke. They were estimating it would be seven years. “It was never going to last this long and now we are saying that it will last into the 2020s,” he said. “The point is the government can fix that stuff or at least change the rules a little to keep extending and that’s what always happens.” He expects the rules will be bent again when it comes to health reform. “The problem is surviving through those years until they adjust it, and that’s why the improvement in our position now is so important for the community,” he said.
Scholtz and his wife, Pam, are moving to Denton, Texas, to be closer to their children and grandchildren. When he talks about his family, his face lights up. He believes his retirement days will be filled with family, golf, long walks, travel and volunteering. He even plans to catch the Jayhawks whenever they are playing in the area. “We will probably get to see more games there than we did here to tell you the truth,” he said. He said leaving Lawrence is bittersweet. “This place has been great for us, and I couldn’t have asked for any better way to spend the last part of my career than to be here,” he said.
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— Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.
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Needed change The best news that could come out of this year’s contentious redistricting process would be passage of a measure to put future redistricting into the hands of an independent commission.
epublican leaders in the Kansas Senate want to strike while the iron is hot on a proposal to turn the legislative and congressional redistricting process over to a bipartisan commission. The redistricting process is particularly hot in Kansas this year, and Senate leaders who visited the Journal-World on Tuesday say they have had enough with the contentious process. Even though they are members of the majority party that largely controls redistricting, they are ready to pass the responsibility off to an independent commission. They are proposing a constitutional amendment that would set up an independent redistricting commission and hope to have it on the ballot in November while the 2012 redistricting battle is still fresh in voters’ minds. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 21 states already have commissions that have primary responsibility for redistricting. The commissions are appointed and function in various ways, but several are similar to the plan being proposed for Kansas. Senators say their constitutional amendment will call for a five-member commission that will submit redistricting plans to the Legislature for an up-or-down vote. The House and Senate minority and majority leaders each would make one appointment to the commission, and the fifth member would be chosen by a vote of the other four. Kansas reportedly is the only state in the country still working on redrawing districts based on the 2010 Census. The politics of redistricting has been complicated this year by splits in the state Republican Party. Delays in redistricting are threatening to set back filing deadlines and state primary elections because potential candidates still don’t know for sure what districts they live in. In the meantime, a process that should have been settled months ago is contributing to a contentious atmosphere in the Legislature as it seeks to complete its work on a host of important state issues. As Senate Vice President John Vratil, R-Leawood, told the Journal-World last week, “The acrimony over redistricting casts a pall over every issue.” Both the House and Senate have passed congressional maps that have been rejected by the other chamber. The House has passed a plan to redraw its own districts, but the Senate is still working on its plan. By tradition both chambers handle their own redistricting maps, which are routinely accepted by the other chamber. This year, House Speaker Mike O’Neal has threatened to reject the Senate’s map if it doesn’t suit the House, a move that almost certainly would ignite the already heated redistricting process. Amid the current redistricting battle, a proposal to turn the process over to an independent commission is tantalizing. An amendment to create the commission must pass both the House and Senate by two-thirds majorities before advancing to the November ballot, which will be a tall order. That’s why it’s important for Kansans to tell their elected legislators that they also have had enough of this contentious and distracting process and are ready to join the 21 other states that have changed the way they do redistricting. LAWRENCE
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Caro caps LBJ biography series WASHINGTON — Around noon on Saturday, Nov. 23, 1963, almost exactly 24 hours after the assassination in Dallas, while the president’s casket lay in the East Room of the White House, Arthur Schlesinger, John Kennedy’s kept historian, convened a lunch at Washington’s Occidental restaurant with some other administration liberals. Their purpose was to discuss how to deny the 1964 Democratic presidential nomination to the new incumbent, Lyndon Johnson, and instead run a ticket of Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Sen. Hubert Humphrey. This example of the malignant malice of some liberals against the president who became 20th-century liberalism’s most consequential adherent is described in Robert Caro’s “The Passage of Power,” the fourth and, he insists, penultimate volume in his “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” which when completed will rank as America’s most ambitiously conceived, assiduously researched and compulsively readable political biography. The new volume arrives 30 years after the first, and its timing is serendipitous: Are you seeking an antidote to current lamentations about the decline of political civility? Immerse yourself in Caro’s cringe-inducing catalog of humiliations, gross and petty, inflicted on Johnson by many New Frontiersmen, and with obsessive hatred by Robert Kennedy.
Immerse yourself in Caro’s cringe-inducing catalog of humiliations, gross and petty, inflicted on Johnson by many New Frontiersmen, and with obsessive hatred by Robert Kennedy.” Caro demonstrates that when, at the Democrats’ 1960 Los Angeles convention, John Kennedy selected Johnson, an opponent for the nomination, as his running mate, Robert Kennedy worked with furious dishonesty against his brother, trying to convince Johnson to decline. Had Robert succeeded, his brother almost certainly would have lost Texas, and perhaps both Carolinas and Louisiana — President Eisenhower had carried five of the 11 Confederate states in 1956 — and the election. Johnson, one of the few presidents who spent most of their adult lives in Washington, had no idea how to win the presidency. Convinced that the country was as mes-
merized as Washington is by the Senate, Johnson did not formally announce his candidacy until six days before the 1960 convention. Johnson did, however, know how to use the presidency. Almost half the book covers the 47 days between the assassination and Johnson’s Jan. 8 State of the Union address. In that span he began breaking the congressional logjam against liberal legislation that had existed since 1938 when the nation, recoiling against Franklin Roosevelt’s plan to “pack” the Supreme Court, produced a durable congressional coalition of Republicans and Southern Democrats. Caro is properly enthralled by Johnson putting the power of the presidency behind a discharge petition that, by advancing, compelled a Southern committee chairman to allow what became the 1964 Civil Rights Act to get to the Senate, where Johnson’s meticulous cultivation of another Southern chairman prevented tax cut legislation from becoming hostage to the civil rights filibuster. Caro astringently examines Johnson’s repulsive venality (regarding his Texas broadcasting properties) and bullying (notably of Texas journalists, through their employers) but devotes ample pages to honoring Johnson as the most exemplary political leader since Lincoln regarding race. As vice president, he refused to attend the 400th
anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine, Fla., unless the banquet would be integrated — and not, he insisted, with a “Negro table” off to the side. He said civil rights legislation would “say to the Mexican in California or the Negro in Mississippi or the Oriental on the West Coast or the Johnsons in Johnson City that we are going to treat you all equally and fairly.” Caro never loses sight of the humiliations and insecurities that were never far from Johnson’s mind. Caro is a conventional liberal of the Great Society sort but is also a valuable anachronism, a historian who rejects the academic penchant for history “with the politics left out.” These historians consider it elitist and anti-democratic to focus on event-making individuals; they deny that a pre-eminent few have disproportionate impact on the destinies of the many; they present political events as “epiphenomena,” reflections of social “structures” and results of impersonal forces. Caro’s event-making Johnson is a very personal force. Samuel Johnson said of Milton’s “Paradise Lost” that no one ever wished it longer. Not so Caro’s great work, which already fills 3,388 pages. When his fifth volume, treating the Great Society and Vietnam, arrives, readers’ gratitude will be exceeded only by their regret that there will not be a sixth. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.
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A railroad crossing in North Lawrence that had been the site of a YEARS fatal train-car colAGO lision in March had IN 1987 been approved for lighted crossing signals, according to state and railroad officials today. The new signals, to be installed in 12 to 18 months, were to upgrade the crossing, which was then only marked with the standard crossbuck railroad crossing sign.
No peace without justice Twenty years ago today, my hometown burned. I had moved to Miami the year before and there is, let me tell you, something surreal about watching on television from a continent away as places you’ve been and streets you know are smashed and burned. The Los Angeles riots happened because justice did not. They happened because a white jury in the far flung suburb of Simi Valley looked at video of four white cops bludgeoning a black drunk driving suspect, Rodney G. King, so viciously that even Chief of Police Daryl F. Gates said it made him sick — and yet, pronounced them not guilty of any crime. To acknowledge this is not to lionize the rioters. You do not lionize 54 deaths and a billion dollars in property damage. You do not lionize what almost killed Reginald Denny, beaten nearly to death for the “crime” of being in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong color skin. But one need not lionize the rioters’ method of expression to empathize with the message they expressed. Namely, a certain frustration, a certain sickness at heart, a certain outrage at being betrayed by justice — again. It is an experience far older than the L.A. riots — and as relevant as the shooting of Trayvon Martin. On the surface, perhaps, the two incidents have little in common: the then-27-year-old drunkard beaten so badly after a high speed chase that his body and mind still bear the scars, and the unarmed 17-year-old boy shot to death by a neighborhood watch-
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Such people, Martin Luther King once observed, mistake silence for peace. Silence is not peace.” man who thought him suspicious because he was dawdling and looking around. They are not dissimilar, however, in one telling aspect: delay. It took a ruinous riot and a new federal trial for Rodney King to receive anything approaching justice. It took 46 days, uncounted public demonstrations and the appointment of a special prosecutor for that process even to begin for Trayvon Martin. Historically, that has always been the problem when African Americans seek redress of grievances pregnant with racial overtones. Justice comes slowly, grudgingly, and grumblingly, when it comes at all. I hear all these warnings not to “rush to judgment” in the Martin case, and it is sage advice. Yet I find myself wondering: when is the last time I saw anyone who is not black look at one of those episodes where the justice system failed African-American people — look at Trayvon, look at Jena, La., look at Tulia, Texas, look at Amadou Diallo, look at Abner
Louima — and say, unprompted and unambiguously, that thus and so happened because of race. Outside of the most far-left liberals, they seldom do. Even when it is as obvious as a cockroach on white satin, it is something most cannot bring themselves to admit. And yes, I know someone wishes I should just shut up about it. I hear that a lot. Indeed, more than once, someone has actually told me there’d be no racial problems in this country “if you didn’t talk about it.” What a piece of logic that is: ignore it and it will go away. Such people, Martin Luther King once observed, mistake silence for peace. Silence is not peace. As we count the lessons we have learned since L.A. burned, count that as one of the lessons we have not. Here is another: Justice too long delayed is justice denied. As protesters often put it: “No justice, no peace.” Sometimes, I wonder if some of us really understand what that means. With the L.A. riots now 20 years behind us and the Martin case before us, it is a good time to consider those words afresh, consider them in light of our noble ideals and too-frequent failings, consider them as if it were you, looking for recourse after justice failed you — again. Because, you see, that slogan is not a threat. It’s not a prediction. It’s not even a warning.“No justice, no peace” is a certainty. — Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.
Several resolutions were approved at a meeting by the Haskell YEARS Indian Junior AGO College Board IN 1972 of Regents. The resolutions called for Haskell to be placed under the supervision of the central Bureau of Indian Affairs office in Washington. This would involve removing the college from the authority of the BIA’s area office in Oklahoma. Additional resolutions called for the implementation of an “Indian studies program,” a review of the contract awarding and employment policies “to insure complete and adequate consideration of Indian contractors,” and that a technical adviser be requested to serve the board. The establishment of an ROTC program on campus was also approved.
From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for April 29, 1912: YEARS “Junius Huffine AGO of this city who IN 1912 has been in the army for the past fourteen years has landed in this country from the Philippines. He will come to his home in Lawrence. Fourteen years of service is a long time and Mr. Huffine’s friends here will be glad to welcome him back.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John
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For 30 years, crisis center director has held dear the ‘right to be listened to’ By Shaun Hittle firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s 1 a.m. on a recent weeknight, and Marcia Epstein, executive director of Headquarters Counseling Center, a 24-hour Lawrence crisis counseling center, has her hands full, literally and figuratively. For the past 45 minutes, she’s been on the phone, talking on and off with a teenage girl concerned about a friend who may have overdosed on a medication. At the same time, Epstein is helping field other crisis calls, juggling multiple phones. She’s “prioritizing the calls,” she explains in the seconds when she’s not on the line. A young man also has been calling on and off for help handling the death of several friends and relatives, but he isn’t suicidal. So Epstein has no choice but to calmly ask him to call back, so she can tend to the possible overdose, which could be a lifethreatening situation. It’s a quick start to the overnight shift, and she has seven hours to go. Isn’t it a little unusual for the executive director of a nonprofit to be working the overnight shift? “This is a team place,” Epstein says of the nonprofit she’s headed since 1979.
“There are times when people need support. Everyone should have access to that.” ‘Separation anxiety’ Even Epstein’s dog leans on her for psychological support. Beau, an English springer spaniel, comes to work with Epstein some days. “Separation anxiety,” says Epstein, as Beau follows her around the small, quirky office. Stuffed animals, cartoon strips and abstract art line the walls and desks. Through the years, Headquarters has changed locations, but Epstein has been the constant. She signed up to volunteer with the nonprofit in 1975 when she was a social welfare student at Kansas University. By 1979, Epstein was the executive director. She planned to stay two years.
Reflecting on her more than three decades with Headquarters, Epstein says it’s difficult not to weave in her family life with the job. She was able to bring her two sons — now 22 and 27 — to work with her when they were younger. “They grew up with this,” Epstein said. There is a life-work separation, Epstein insists, but it’s a fine one. “She is totally dedicated and has totally immersed herself in the organization,” said retired Lawrence police Capt. Dan Affalter. “Marcia is all about the center.” Affalter, who is the Headquarters board president, met Epstein when their paths crossed on the job. Epstein would show up to talk to a suicidal patient, or provide follow-up assistance to some of the cases Affalter handled. Affalter tells one particular story about Epstein that stands out. Affalter responded to a 2006 house fire on New Jersey Street in which five people, including four children, died. Family members and neighbors crowded around as police and firemen tried to work the fire investigation. Law enforcement had a job to do, but it was difficult with the obvious emotional needs of people at the scene. “I turn around, and there’s Marcia and her
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MARCIA EPSTEIN, DIRECTOR OF HEADQUARTERS COUNSELING, is pictured on her front porch with her English springer spaniel, Beau. Epstein says she frequently brings Beau with her to Headquarters during overnight shifts at the call center. volunteers,” he said. Years later, Affalter sees Epstein’s dedication continue. He knows about the long hours, and the low pay; something both Epstein and Affalter talk about with a certain pride. Despite the extensive experience, Epstein’s $42,000 salary is one of the lowest among area nonprofit executive directors. “She’s not doing it for the money,” Affalter says.
‘Worries about possibilities’ Epstein has fielded thousands of crisis calls, and moderated countless grief and other counseling groups over the years. Thousands of stories of sexual abuse, death, pain and healing. “I absolutely do get affected by what we do,” Epstein says. “She worries about possibilities,” Affalter said of the crisis calls Epstein and her staff field. Oftentimes, there’s little way to know what type
of impact their assistance has made. Days after fielding the calls about the teenager and the possible overdose, Epstein is pleased to report that everything worked out fine, a rare assurance in her field. Talking to other social workers and psychologists — who make up most of her circle of friends — and sometimes just getting out for a walk help Epstein clear her mind and distance herself from the traumatic stories she hears day after day. Between the busy workdays and overnight shifts, there isn’t much downtime. But she and her husband, Kyle Thompson, unwind at Allen Fieldhouse, as basketball season-ticket holders. Her favorite player over the years? Sherron Collins, easily, she says. “Great team leader,” she says. Although she is not a natural basketball fan, KU sports have slowly worked their way into Epstein’s blood. “It brings together the
community,” she said. When she first came to KU, Epstein says, she had her own traumatic story to tell. Bouncing around from the Los Angeles area to Texas, and then to Kansas City, as a child, Epstein talks vaguely about an abusive and alcoholic stepfather. “It made me understand better,” Epstein said about knowing trauma firsthand. “In some ways, our harsh experiences help us.” Ask Epstein what she enjoys about the work, and she talks about the importance of the service Headquarters provides. Some people don’t have that friend to listen to, or built-in coping mechanisms to deal with trauma and pain, she said. “There are times when people need support. Everyone should have access to that,” Epstein said. “People have the right to be listened to.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.
Chancellor’s husband front and center, with his ‘sleeves rolled up’ By Andy Hyland email@example.com
It’s not unusual to find the husband of Kansas University’s chancellor just about anywhere in Lawrence, whether at a women’s basketball practice, on the board of a nonprofit, at a desk working with a student or just walking down the street. Shade Keys Little came to Lawrence from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after his wife, KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, got the job in 2009. In North Carolina, Little served as an assistant dean for academic support services. At KU, he holds no official position with the university, serving instead as something of an ambassador for Jayhawk goodwill throughout the community. Little declined to be interviewed for this story, though he said he appreciated being included in the Only in Lawrence section. Ask around about him, and a few details come up again and again. Though Little can be found at events seemingly just about everywhere, he rarely drives, preferring to walk most places. He typically shows up in a blue collared shirt with some kind of KU logo on it, and a backpack in tow. The word “quirky” came up more than once, but always in a positive connotation. Frank Kessler, a counselor at the Learning Center at UNC, has known Little for 10 years, and often worked side-by-side with him. He remembered him as a jovial man who would often laugh and talk at the same time, to the point where you couldn’t understand what he was
“He’s ageless. He has such joie de vivre, such energy.” trying to say. But it would be a mistake to call him a clown, Kessler said. Little rarely talks about himself, Kessler said, so it’s likely that few people would know much about his background. He’s not likely to talk about his degrees — an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Kessler said. Or about his previous work as a trainer at IBM. Or his work as a martial arts instructor. Though he was an administrator at UNC, he eschewed any sense of hierarchy, Kessler said, preferring to work directly with students. Students were often buzzing around him everywhere he went. He was someone they could confide in, Kessler said, and he related well with them. He met his wife growing up in the rural town of Washington, N.C., Kessler said. “She has been in these kinds of positions where how you look and what you say is very important,” he said. “He’s sensitive to that, but that’s not him.” He has an interesting duality, with part of him exuding an almost childlike positive energy. “He’s ageless. He has such joie de vivre, such energy. He can be a kid,” said Lynne Green, execu-
tive director of Van Go, an arts-based social service agency for youths ages 14 to 21, where Little serves on the board. He fits right in with them, she said. “If he applied, we’d take him,” Green joked. But at the same time, he has a reputation for being someone who can get things done. Green said he’s the one who hauls the tables away from Clinton Lake after midnight when Van Go’s annual fundraiser is over. Kathy Clausing-Willis, vice president and chief development officer at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, said that, too. Little is also on the LMH Endowment Association’s board. “The thing that Shade does best is that he really likes rolling up his sleeves and doing the work,” Clausing-Willis said. He’ll help out anywhere at any time, often without being asked. He’s sat inside a ticket booth at a fundraiser, she said. He does a lot more, too. Little was photographed in red high heels for the Willow Domestic Violence Center’s annual calendar. He tutors students who need some academic help. And he shows up at practice for the KU women’s basketball team, occasionally encouraging players on the defensive end of the court. “He sits front and center,” said Bonnie Henrickson, the head coach of the KU women’s basketball team. “He’s very visible and we certainly appreciate that.” He and the chancellor both have been big supporters of women’s basketball, Henrickson said. They traveled from St. Louis on a Friday after watching the men’s team
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SHADE KEYS LITTLE, husband of Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, is an avid KU women’s basketball fan. “He’s very visible” at the games, says KU women’s coach Bonnie Henrickson, “and we certainly appreciate that.”
in the Sweet 16 to watch the women’s game against Tennessee on a Saturday, and then back to St. Louis on a Sunday for the next men’s game. “I think it means a lot to the players,” Henrickson said. Angie Stewart, a case supervisor at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, said Little helps out there, too, and has been matched with a “little.” He seems to “get it” when it comes to the program, she said, offering exactly the right kind of support. And he’s always got a sense of humor about
just about everything. He tends to make himself giggle, she said. “I’ve never met anybody quite like Shade, actually,” Stewart said. He’s also the first male officer of the University Women’s Club, which consists of employees of KU and spouses of those who work at the university. He holds the position of honorary president, a post reserved for the spouse of the chancellor. Until Gray-Little became chancellor, the post had been filled by women. Mary Beth Petr, who was president of the club when Little joined, said he stayed very active in the group.
Another thing Little does frequently, those who work with him say, is promoting the various groups he’s involved in. He can often be found with a pocketful of Van Go pins, handing them out. And Petr said he recently corralled a group of the University Women’s Club who walk together called “The Jabberwalkers.” “He wanted to recruit us,” Petr said. It worked, of course. “He signed us up for Relay for Life.” — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.
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From humble beginnings to ‘hell of a deal’ By Chad Lawhorn firstname.lastname@example.org
It was the type of idea that shouldn’t have survived the morning light. Sure, the idea of creating a Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade sounded great when everybody was sitting around a little cocktail table passing the night away. But as the sun rose, surely the energy for the idea would empty quicker than the bottles did the night before. “I think there were some people who went home from that night and said, ‘Can you believe what we’re going to do?’” said Barbara Herbel, a longtime member of the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. Back in that magical year of 1988, though, they did it. Snowflakes as big as dinner plates, and a Lawrence couple who got married on a float, are still among the top memories mentioned from that first St. Patrick’s Day Parade. It started at The Flamingo Club — yes, the club full of exotic dancers in North Lawrence. Club owner Wes Kabler — Uncle Wesley, as committee members call him — may not be the father of this parade, but he certainly was in the room when it was born. Kabler had begun hanging around with a pair of ABC cameramen who — shock of shocks — once found themselves at the Flamingo Club while in Lawrence to cover a KU sporting event. One of the camera men was an honest-to-goodness New York Irishman who had a mouth that, when it wasn’t wrapped around a cocktail glass, was giving Kabler a hard time about how Lawrence didn’t do anything to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. “After a couple of years of pestering, he finally got me,” Kabler said. The parade ended at the Jet Lag Lounge where, legend has it, Kabler, Jet Lag owner Mike Jones and a handful of other friends had sat around a cocktail table just a couple weeks before St. Patrick’s Day and drawn up the plans for the first parade. Back then, the parade wasn’t allowed anywhere near Massachusetts Street, instead taking a zigzag route that went through parts of Old West Lawrence. Parade No. 1 attracted about 25 floats and a lot of odd stares. Committee members remember there wasn’t much love for the event in that first year. “They just called us a bunch of drunks, and I guess they weren’t too far off,” Herbel said. “We started at a bar and we ended at a bar, and we had all our meetings at a bar. We didn’t do a very good job of hiding the fact we liked beer.” But one group liked the parade well enough” The March of Dimes. Organizers somehow ended up with $1,000 left over after the first parade. The group gave the money to the Lawrence Police Department for its help with the parade route. The Police Department instead said the money should go to the March of Dimes. The “good-time crowd” had just helped some local kids, and they decided that felt pretty good. Now, 25 parades later, the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Committee has raised more than $700,000 for local charities, most of them directly helping children. For that, and also for their spirit, the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has been chosen by the Journal-World as the winner of the second annual Larry Award. “This parade has provided a huge shot in the arm for an awful lot of charities in this town, especially during times like these when fundraising is really hard to come by,” said Dan Affalter, a retired police officer who
Fun-loving St. Pat’s Committee has raised serious cash for local charities in the past 25 years now serves on the board of Headquarters Counseling Center. Affalter, who nominated the committee for the Only in Lawrence Award, estimated that about $10,000 of Headquarters’ $225,000 budget will come directly from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. “I can tell you, it is much more than just a parade to us,” Affalter said.
Now, it has come to this. “There are only two things stopping me from cleaning your clock,” Gene Shaughnessy says to the stout fellow standing across from him. “Fear and pain.” Shaughnessy, co-chair of the 2012 parade committee, is trying to hand out golf carts. You’d be surprised at how many golf carts it takes to run a parade. On this Saturday morning, about 7 a.m. on the day of the parade, there are 32 golf carts and 10 of the heavy-duty “Gator” vehicles parked outside the Flamingo Club. There are about 60 parade volunteers who want their golf cart, and they all want them at once. And they’re all giving Shaughnessy a hard time about it. But first Shaughnessy has to make sure each volunteer has a green vest and blue wrist band. The vests are a necessity for safety, as volunteers will be out in the city streets placing barricades and giving instructions to parade participants. The blue wristband technically isn’t a necessity, but you’d better have one if you want to partake in the after-parade keg. It becomes obvious that more people would rather leave without a green vest than a blue wristband. Today is the culmination of basically a year’s worth of work. The St. Patrick’s Day Committee holds nearly a dozen fundraisers, everything from the Shamrock Shuffle to “Irish street bowling,” to raise money for its charities and to cover basic parade expenses. But today is showtime, so to speak. About 40 hand-held radios are being handed out to key volunteers. A very serious man is running around with the title “logistics” taped to his vest. A less serious woman is running around passing out headbands with antennae that have little Irish top hats attached to them. Apparently, reporters are required to wear the antennas. Shaughnessy has been up since 4 this morning. Couldn’t sleep. But no one is cutting him a break right now. “Do you know how long it is going to take me to get to 17th and Mass. on a golf cart?” asks one man who clearly is hoping to talk Shaughnessy into giving him one of the high-powered Gators. “I’ve got a solution for you,” Shaughnessy says. “Come back next year and get started a day earlier.” Then Shaughnessy gives a general assessment. “We’ve been doing this for 25 years, and one of these years, we’re going to get it figured out,” he says. “But it might not be this year.”
After a complimentary breakfast from the folks at Buffalo Wild Wings, a handful of committee members go to the nearby Red Lyon Tavern for a pre-parade tradition. Let’s just say they consulted an old Irish sage named Jameson. At the bar is Alan John-
son. He and his wife, Terri Wilson, were the couple who got married on the float in the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade. That would make this his 24th wedding anniversary. “It’s still working, isn’t it?” Shaughnessy asks him. “I’m going to go home soon,” he says “and find out.” The hours leading up to the 1 p.m. parade include a lot of troubleshooting. Getting people to where they need to be and when they need to be there. But it also gives time for some memories to bubble up. Like when the dolphin floated down the Kansas River. The Indianapolis Zoo brought a helium-filled dolphin balloon to the parade once. It didn’t survive a wind gust on the Kansas River bridge. Or the year when Shaughnessy spent the whole post-parade party in a tuxedo and bare feet at the Flamingo because he decided to walk the entire parade route in rented dress shoes. Or when … well, some stories are probably best left in the dark with the leprechauns. And then there are the people. If you want to meet a bunch of people, throw a parade. Shaughnessy can’t count all the people he has met through the parade. But several hundred faces are familiar to him as he drives through the downtown on his Gator. It is 9:30 in the morning, and already people are sitting in pickup beds along Massachusetts Street, green horses are grazing in South Park, and the parade route is edged with a white chalk line that soon will be filled with kids eager to fill their own Irish pots with something better than gold: candy. Shaughnessy, one of 10 from a Irish family that saw both the mother and father die before Shaughnessy turned 10, takes it all in. He seemingly waves at every child along the route. “It is a hell of a deal,” he says out of the blue. “It really is.”
This is about the point where Mike Lohmann warned the day would start to stick in your throat a bit. First, it is odd to just stand in the middle of Massachusetts Street. Up ahead is 11th and Mass., and beyond that is a crowd estimated at about 20,000 people. From here, Massachusetts Street looks like a ribbon in the wind: colorful, full of movement, mesmerizing for a moment. “I know it sounds corny,” Lohmann says. “But my favorite memory is being there at 11th and Mass. and seeing the parade stretch out in front of you, and know that you were part of it.” There are a handful on the St. Patrick’s Day committee, which numbers about 100 people, who have been a part of all 25. There is not really a list of those names, because this group isn’t about making lists that separate people. They’re much more about bringing folks together. Herbel knows there are probably a few folks who still turn up their noses that the parade ends at a gentlemen’s club or at the rambunctiousness at some of the group’s fundraisers. But she and other committee members don’t make any apologies because they know that there is a reason this event has survived to its 25th edition. “We like to have a good time, and friendship is an awful big part of this equation,” Herbel said. Don’t believe her? Just
look at the 90-year-old man dancing in the middle of Massachusetts Street. He’s an old friend. That’s Bill Sullivan, the New York Irishman who finally got Wes Kabler’s goat one year. He’s been back for almost all of these. He’s dancing a little jig right now because … well, it’s St. Patrick’s Day. When this day is done, the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will have raised $60,000 for six charitable organizations. But they’ll also make another dona-
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THE SANDBAR FLOAT, pictured March 17 on Massachusetts Street, is a perennial favorite in the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade. tion to the community, nessy said. “There aren’t a commodity that a little many upset people on St. cocktail committee had in Patrick’s Day.” mind from the very begin— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be ning: fun. reached at 832-6362. “Look around,” Shaugh-
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“I can have a positive attitude and my positive attitude helps them have a positive attitude.”
By Shaun Hittle email@example.com
During the week, Lawrence Parks and Recreation fitness instructor Susan Pomeroy teaches aqua Zumba, an aqua aerobics class for people with arthritis, a “water warriors” class and an aqua “stretch fusion” class. Then there’s her “land” schedule, which includes cycling, more Zumba and tai chi. “I usually teach somewhere between 24 and 26 hours a week,” said Pomeroy, 61, in her typical upbeat, cheery tone. “Isn’t that fun?” While Pomeroy looks like the picture of health today, spinning and dancing her way through the week, it wasn’t always the case. “I was very overweight and very sedentary,” said
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SUSAN POMEROY, A LAWRENCE PARKS AND RECREATION INSTRUCTOR, shown teaching a recent Spin-It bicycling class at the Community Building, leads residents every week in dozens of classes involving swimming, cycling, Zumba and other activities. Pomeroy of her condition when she dived head-first into fitness about 25 years ago. She had just given birth and found herself exhausted. “He was very hyper and
I couldn’t keep up with him,” she said of her baby. Her own fitness career started with a parks and recreation class, she said. For the past decade, Pomeroy has led hundreds
of classes, and is open to learning and teaching anything. “Someone will say, ‘Why don’t we do this?’” Pomeroy said. “And then I’ll say OK. And then I’ll
go and learn it.” At a recent cycling class, Pomeroy claps and sings a polka song, as the class participants huff and puff away, clapping and singing along. Afterward, they all chat just like a group of old friends. Through the years, Pomeroy, a former Weight Watchers instructor, said she’s made many friends through the classes. During classes, they chat about what’s going on in their lives, and
Pomeroy jokes that the classes are part therapy. “We talk about such a wide range of topics,” said Judy Jewell, 67, who’s been taking Pomeroy’s classes for years. Jewell enjoys Pomeroy’s classes so much that she’s taken up to six a week over the years. “I like her personality,” Jewell said. “She pushes you if you want to be pushed.” Are the classes fun? “Oh God, yes,” she said. But not everyone appreciates the enthusiasm, Pomeroy said, as she’s heard about a few class participants who referred to her as “that crazy lady.” But Pomeroy takes it in stride. Her main goal is to encourage fitness for people of all ages and abilities. “I can have a positive attitude and my positive attitude helps them have a positive attitude,” Pomeroy said. “And they can sign up for classes and feel better about themselves when they’re done.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.
Can We Talk creator paves a path to success By Michael Auchard Special to the Journal-World
After years of teaching and administration in the Lawrence public school system, Willie Amison began to see a problem with black students, in particular males, in regard to academic achievement. Amison met with other members of Lawrence’s black community and set out to create a program, Can We Talk, to help young people. “Can We Talk is a mentoring program started by four gentlemen: myself, Craig Butler, Isaac ‘Bud’ Stallworth and Capt. Ed Brunt,” Amison said. “It was started in 2007. The whole intent was to work with African-American males. We were trying to address the educational disparity between those kids that are of color and the majority kids. There’s a huge achievement gap, and we knew it wasn’t because of lack of intelligence.” Amison, now retired from his assistant principal post at Lawrence High School and employed by Kansas University, also thought there were some experiences the young men weren’t getting in their lives, so he tried to address this by bringing in guest speakers — affluent members of the Lawrence community — to explain how hard work and success go hand in hand. Amison says the group quickly moved beyond catering only to black students.
“As time goes on, the girls wanted to come on board, and then white kids came on board, and Native American and Hispanic kids, Latinos, they came on board as well,” he says. “So, it kind of became a very diverse group of kids. We take them on field trips, we have speakers coming in and telling their stories. We didn’t want them to be lectured to; we just wanted kids to see and hear the various individuals in the community’s stories on how they with the Lawrence comgot to where they are to- munity. day.” “He’s been fantastic. He obviously, as a former Low cost, high impact administrator at the elCan We Talk quickly ementary level and at the branched out from Law- high school in the district, rence High School to Free knows kids well and he State High and to Liberty knows the history of the Memorial Central Middle district well. As a fairly School. Amison says the new person to the district, success of programs like I learned at Free State this shows what can be what he had known for done with hard work and years: that so many of our at low cost to help students. students of color didn’t “My major focus was to perform as well on test show that it could happen, scores. So much was due that (closing the gap in to a disconnect, not uneducational disparity) can derstanding the purpose be done. We don’t have to and the importance of the have all of these fancy pro- tests.” grams going on and pay a West says that as the lot more money; all we group has grown over the have to do is put our time years at Free State, much and effort in certain areas like at Lawrence High it to show a huge difference has shifted away from bein how kids succeed and ing about only improving not succeed in school and in the classroom. He says in turn succeed in life.” Can We Talk’s goals are Ed West, Free State multifaceted now. High School principal, “It goes beyond just edsays Amison has been in- ucation,” he says. “They’re valuable for the Can We out taking field trips and Talk program because he going on college visits and has so much experience doing all kinds of things. It
“He’s willing to share his knowledge to help kids be all they can be.”
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WILLIE AMISON, now retired from the Lawrence school district, was instrumental in creating Can We Talk, which was originally designed to close the achievement gap between minority and white students. really started with Amison and a few other folks to recognize the needs of our students of color and stepping forward to try and make a difference. Rather than sitting there and pointing fingers they got active and were part of the solution.”
Personal experience Fellow founder of Can We Talk Craig Butler says part of the reason the four founders saw this need in the community was from their own experiences growing up. “One of the things we thought about was helping these kids navigate the system, and we all have had experiences with that.
Especially being older black men, we’ve seen what the system can do. We want our kids to be aware of it. All four of us have had conversations individually and collectively over the years about what we could do.” Butler says while he wishes success for all Lawrence students, he sees a pressing need in particular for black students to receive assistance. “We need to give our kids as much support as we can. We need to give all kids support as we can, but especially our black males. They are the ones who are most endangered in our society. And not just in Lawrence, nation-
wide. Look at the statistics.” As to Amison’s role with the project, the man Butler says is a “great guy” has a legacy that goes beyond this project. Butler says Amison has impacted Lawrence’s youth for the better over his time here as an educator and mentor. “He has a very nurturing personality, a very caring personality and he’s willing to share his knowledge to help kids be all they can be,” Butler says. “That’s Willie. The community of Lawrence has been blessed to have a person of his character and caliber to walk around this town. That’s the truth.”
First-responder proves her mettle in life-and-death crises Alex Garrison firstname.lastname@example.org
We all have gifts, Mary Tye says, and we all have calls to serve. Hers is helping her community in times of crisis. Quite literally, she’s a lifesaver. Tye, who works as a medical records coder at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, has volunteered as a first-responder for southwest Douglas County for more than 32 years. She also has taken in foster children who have been put in emergency protective custody — about 40 children under the age of 5 — for more than six years. Dennis Leslie is the training coordinator for the county’s first-responder volunteers, who respond to medical emergencies outside Lawrence, and has known Tye for almost 20 years. He says it takes “someone special” to be a volunteer — someone with intense family support, willingness to constantly stay up-to-date with training, and
“We can all help others in some way. It’s what we were created to do.”
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MARY TYE, pictured recently in her home, has volunteered as a first-responder for southwest Douglas County for more than 32 years.
the emotional toughness to stay calm in traumatic, life-or-death situations. Tye has it all, he says, and is widely known as a pillar of her community, running calls from Willow Springs, Clinton and Marion townships.
Volunteers like her “put their lives on hold for others,” Leslie said, and are “willing to give their time to make a difference in everyone’s lives they touch.” It’s a demanding duty, but a rewarding one, he added.
Tye says she “can’t go on a road in a southwest Douglas County without thinking, I took a call there, there and there,” which gives her a bittersweet connection with the community where she lives and volunteers. She sees the people of her community in crisis and emergencies, frequently first on the scene of major traffic accidents and medical situations, from diabetic emergencies to lifethreatening injuries. She says working with people whom she knows can help them in their time of stress. “There’s a connection of seeing a familiar face that mitigates the stress level,” she said. “But the flip side of that is going through traumatic situations with people near and dear to us.” With medical privacy laws, it’s hard to know what comes of a patient after she sees him or her, but sometimes she hears from families she’s helped. “They say, ‘thanks so much for being there,’ or ‘we’re so glad you were with mom in her last
moments,’” she said. Tye said her husband and adult children support her volunteering completely. They have to, after all, because “it’s a team process.” She has to be ready to take a call any time — there aren’t quite enough volunteers to take shifts — so that can mean running to an emergency during dinner or the middle of the night. Asked why she gives so much to others, she says it’s her call from God. “Some of us have the gift of being there,” she said. “The ability to help start the healing process, that’s the gift I’ve been given.” She’s helped train new volunteers and says it’s a gift, too, “teaching someone to do what you love.” And she believes everyone can and should find some way, however small, to give back. “We can all help others in some way,” she said. “It’s what we were created to do.”
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‘It teaches you a lot about getting knocked down — that’s for sure — and getting back up. That’s what happens in the world to everybody at some point.’
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RANDY STREETER, BACK ROW, CENTER, stands with his wrestlers, front row from left, Matthew Marcum, 6; Eric Streeter, 7; Nolan Bradley, 7; Cael Lynch, 9; back row from left, Hunter Haralson, Lawrence High School junior; Reece Wright-Conklin, LHS senior; Alan Clothier, South Middle School eighth-grader; and Caden Lynch, LHS junior. Read his story, page 10B.
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UTSA set to join Conference USA SAN ANTONIO (AP) â€” Conference USA is set to bring aboard Texas-San Antonio ahead of a planned merger with the Mountain West that would create a new league with as many as 24 schools. The University of Texas System Board of Regents has scheduled a vote for Wednesday, and Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has recommended approving the move only months
before UTSA is set to begin its first season in the Western Athletic Conference. Football coach Larry Coker and UTSA officials apparently began having reservations about the WAC, telling regents that three other WAC members have declared their intentions to defect. The agenda does not reveal which of the remaining football-playing WAC schools â€”
Utah State, Idaho, New Mexico State, Louisiana Tech, Texas State or San Jose State â€” plan to depart. â€œJoining CUSA ... will provide greater national visibility and association with universities of similar enrollment, academic standing and community size,â€? the agenda item reads. UTSA went 4-6 in its inaugural football season as an independent in FCS last year, but
the program has sought to accelerate its national profile. The Roadrunners made a splash by giving Coker his first coaching job since Miami, where he won a national championship in 2001. UTSA then made the 66,000-seat Alamodome their home field and are now transitioning at a pace that is among the fastest ever into playing in college footballâ€™s top tier.
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FANS LOOK ON DURING THE FOURTH ROUND OF THE NFL DRAFT on Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Chiefs select Fresno State wide receiver Wylie KANSAS CITY, MO. â€” Devon Wylie has gotten Wes Welker comparisons â€œevery day of my life.â€? Theyâ€™re not about to stop in Kansas City. The Chiefs chose the shifty, undersized wide receiver out of Fresno State with their fourthround pick Saturday, adding a potential target over the middle for quarterback Matt Cassel. â€œPeople consider me to be an undersized slot receiver, and thatâ€™s fine if thatâ€™s the way they want to look at it. I take it as a compliment,â€? Wylie said. â€œWes Welker has shown to be an amazing receiver â€” one of the most productive season-in and season-out. So thatâ€™s fine with me.â€? It was the first move by Kansas City to add a skill-position player in the draft. The Chiefs added another with sixth-round pick Cyrus Gray of Texas A&M, and drafted Michigan wide receiver Junior Hemingway in the seventh round. Alabama defensive back Deâ€™Quan Menzie was the pick in the fifth round and San Diego State defensive tackle Jerome Long in the seventh. The Chiefs plugged a gaping hole at defensive tackle with Dontari Poe in the first round, and went for offensive line depth with their secondand third-round picks. â€œEvery once in a while you get that reminder that you better have quality depth and you canâ€™t have too many good players,â€? Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli said. â€œEven if you think you have good front-line players, you can never have too many good players.â€? Wylie, who can also return punts and kicks, turned heads at the scouting combine when he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.39 seconds and benched 225 pounds 17 times. Fifteen teams showed up at Fresno Stateâ€™s pro day to watch Wylie, though many scouts had him going in later rounds due to durability concerns. Hamstring and ankle injuries caused him to miss four games his sophomore and junior seasons, and a stress fracture in his foot sustained during training camp wiped out what would have been his senior season. He wound up redshirting two years ago and put together a strong season for a poor Fresno State team in 2011, catching 56 passes for 716 yards and a touchdown. â€œSome of those things I consider snake-bitten injuries, a hamstring strain or something you really canâ€™t do anything about,â€? Wylie said. â€œThe good thing about it is none of it is lack of durability. Itâ€™s just unfortunate things.â€? Kansas City used a patchwork group that included Keary Colbert and Jerheme Urban in the slot last season, and the 5-foot-9 Wylie appears to be a much better fit for the position.
Vikings RB King arrested OAK GROVE, MINN. â€” Authorities say Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting another man. The Anoka County sheriffâ€™s office says King was arrested Saturday. Authorities say King assaulted a 22-year-old man, causing skull and facial fractures and cuts that required more than 50 stitches to close. The man is hospitalized in serious condition.
Dufner up by two at Zurich AVONDALE, LA. â€” Jason Dufner shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Graham DeLaet after the third round of the Zurich Classic. Winless in 163 starts on the PGA Tour, Dufner
lost playoffs last year to Mark Wilson in the Phoenix Open and Keegan Bradley in the PGA Championship for two of his three career runner-up finishes. The former Auburn star had a 17-under 199 total at TPC Louisiana.
MOBILE, ALA. â€” Stacy Lewis birdied five of her last seven holes Saturday to shoot a 5-under 67 and take a two-stroke lead over Brittany Lincicome into the final round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
Kyle Busch wins in Richmond RICHMOND, VA. â€” Kyle Busch capped a perfect weekend Saturday night by winning the spring race at Richmond for the fourth consecutive year. The victory snaps a 22-race winless streak for Busch. It came a day after he went to Victory Lane for the first time as a Nationwide Series team owner, celebrating brother Kurt Buschâ€™s Friday night win. Busch beat Tony Stewart off pit road on the final stop of the race, which came after a caution for debris with 13 laps to go. He then pulled away from Stewart on the restart with nine laps left and wasnâ€™t challenged for the victory. Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Stewart on the restart and finished second, Stewart was third. Carl Edwards was black-flagged with 81 laps to go for jumping the restart.
Power takes Sao Paulo pole SAO PAULO â€” Two-time race winner Will Power edged defending IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti to win the pole position for todayâ€™s Sao Paulo 300. Power had a lap of 1 minute, 21.4045 seconds on the 2.5-mile, 11-turn Anhembi circuit on the streets of South Americaâ€™s biggest city, less than half a second ahead of Franchitti, whose Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon will start third. James Hinchcliffe, Ryan-Hunter Reay and Justin Wilson rounded the fastest six in qualifying on Saturday.
Baylorâ€™s Elliott suspended WACO, TEXAS â€” Baylor has suspended defensive end Tevin Elliott indefinitely for a violation of team policy. Coach Art Briles didnâ€™t elaborate and said heâ€™d have no further comment. Elliott didnâ€™t play in the Alamo Bowl for Baylor in December because of a knee injury, and didnâ€™t participate in spring workouts that ended earlier this month. Over the past two seasons, Elliott started 11 of his 25 games. He had 63 tackles with 17 tackles for loss and eight sacks.
Southern Miss to tap Tyndall Southern Miss is set to hire Morehead Stateâ€™s Donnie Tyndall as its next menâ€™s basketball coach, said a person familiar with the move. Tyndall has agreed to a four-year deal and is expected to be introduced on Monday afternoon, the person told The Associated Press Saturday on condition of anonymity because no announcement by either school has been made.
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By Drew Sharp
The last time Alex Rodriguez faced the Tigers in the bottom of the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium, he stood against a team that could do no wrong. He whiffed for the last out in the Tigersâ€™ historic seriesclinching victory last October. But Friday night, A-Rod had the benefit of confronting a Tigers team that canâ€™t do anything right. The Tigers canâ€™t even stay out into the wee hours of the morning without embarrassing themselves. According to New York police and court documents, an inebriated Delmon Young hurled an anti-Semitic slur outside the Tigersâ€™ midtown Manhattan hotel about 2:30 a.m. and then a scuffle ensued with a 32-year-old man. The extent of the fight reflected the Tigersâ€™ recent offensive woes: There wasnâ€™t much contact. The victim sustained an injured elbow that didnâ€™t require medical treatment. Young spent time in the hospital because the arresting officers believed that he was in an intoxicated state. After posting a $5,000 bond, Young was released early in the evening. Reporters converged upon him after he left a Manhattan criminal court. Manager Jim Leyland snapped at a television reporter following the game who asked whether he had any reaction to the Young arraignment, on the misdemeanor charge of aggravated harassment, officially submitted as a hate crime. â€œGet lost,â€? he barked at the reporter. â€œGet lost.â€? The incident gained national attention throughout Friday, ironically coming just days an African-American Washington Capitals player, Joel Ward, got hit with a Twitter barrage of racially charged insults from Boston Bruins fans after he scored the Game 7-winning overtime goal in their first-round series. Any potential Young fallout isnâ€™t about political correctness or overly heightened sensitivities. If Young were the recipient of racially influenced venom against African Americans there would be considerable outrage against the perpetrator and sympathy toward him. The disgust should be just as strong if itâ€™s true that Young was the verbal dispenser of such narrowed stupidity against Jewish people. Young, now 26, needs to grow up. Aside from potentially damaging his reputation for, at the very least, putting himself in a needlessly embarrassing situation, Young might have compromised his marketability since this is his contract season. He will hit the free-agent market for the first time next winter. And he will have to work hard to rectify the character blemish he likely will sport for the remainder of this season. â€œWeâ€™re going to support him with what heâ€™s going through,â€? centerfielder Austin Jackson said following the game. â€œThis is a team and weâ€™re going to stick together through the good times and the bad.â€? The bad got a little worse â€” on many fronts.
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Jayhawks sit in 10th despite big turnaround By Jesse Newell firstname.lastname@example.org
After a pep talk from her dad — and also one from herself — Kansas University sophomore Meghan Potee posted the conference’s biggest turnaround Saturday during the second round of the three-day Big 12 championships. Following an openinground 91 on Friday, Potee led the Jayhawks by carding a 3-over 73 Saturday at Lawrence Country Club. “I was like, ‘I’ve played this course so many times. I know I can play it well. I’ve played it well before,’” Potee said. “I think I just got nervous (Friday) and put a lot of pressure on myself.” After the disappointing start, Meghan received lots of support from her father, Chris, on Friday night. Following dinner, Chris reminded Meghan of tournaments she’d played in the past where she’d had an outstanding second day after not playing so well on the first. The sophomore thrived Saturday by playing mostly mistake-free golf, posting 15 pars to go with three bogeys. “I think it shows a strong character, not to give up on herself and not to give up on her team,” KU coach Erin O’Neil said. “I’m really proud of how she handled herself.” A big part of Potee’s improvement was her putting. After changing her grip in the warm-up session Saturday, she finished her round with 11 fewer putts than she had Friday. “My putting was what really got to me (Friday),” Potee said. “I was like, ‘I know these greens. I know every single break that’s on them. I’ve played it 400 times.’ I just needed to relax and calm down more.”
LEADERBOARD (THROUGH TWO ROUNDS) Chirapat Jao-Javanil, OU .........................................75-70 — 145 Hayley Davis, BU ...................................................... 75-72 — 147 Anne Tanguay, OU ....................................................76-72 — 148 Sasikarn On-Iam, ISU ...............................................75-74 — 149 Chelsey Cothran, BU ................................................78-72 — 150 Mary Michael Maggio, TAMU .................................... 77-73 — 150 Jayde Panos, OSU ................................................... 80-70 — 150 Nicole Vandermade, UT............................................ 81-69 — 150 Amy Ruengmateekhun, OSU ....................................76-76 — 152 Punpaka Phuntumabamrung, ISU .............................78-75 — 153 Potee was one of many Jayhawks who significantly improved their scores Saturday, as the Jayhawks posted a 307 following an opening-round 338. The 31-stroke improvement from Day 1 to Day 2 was the best of any Big 12 school. Four of the Jayhawks’ five golfers reduced their Friday scores by at least eight strokes. That included freshman Gabby DiMarco, who ended her round with three straight birdies, including a chip-in on No. 16, to notch a 10-over 80. “I know she’s been a little nervous, this being her first conference (tournament) and all and us hosting,” O’Neil said. “I think that definitely gave her a huge boost she needed to carry over to tomorrow and keep the same steady play.” Sophomore Thanuttra Boonraksasat posted a 5-over 75 to move into a tie for 19th, while senior Katy Nugent tallied two birdies — including one on No. 18 — to keep her score in the 70s with a 9-over 79. After opening the day in a tie for 10th, junior Audrey Yowell struggled, shooting a 14-over 84 to move back into a tie for 35th. “She was kind of trying to protect it instead of just playing her game,” O’Neil said. “She just couldn’t quite get it settled down.
But I think (Sunday) she’ll get back in the groove and be just fine.” Even with Saturday’s improvement, KU still is in last place, seven strokes behind ninth-place Missouri (638) and 13 shots back of eighth-place Kansas State (632). Four teams are bunched at the top. Oklahoma is first with a team score of 608, followed by Iowa State (613), Baylor (615) and Oklahoma State (616). OU’s Chirapat Jao-JaJohn Young/Journal-World Photos vanil has a two-shot lead entering today’s final KANSAS’ MEGHAN POTEE WATCHES her drive from hole five during Day Two of the round with a combined Big 12 women’s golf championships on Saturday at Lawrence Country Club. score of 145. Baylor’s Hayley Davis is two shots back. KU will be paired with Missouri today and will tee off beginning at 8 a.m. Big 12 Championships Saturday at Lawrence Country Club Second Round Team scores — 1. Oklahoma 316292 — 608; 2. Iowa State 311-302 — 613; Baylor 313-302 — 615; Oklahoma State 315-301 — 616; 5. Texas A&M 318-304 — 622; 6. Texas 325-298 — 623; 7. Texas Tech 326-303 — 629; 8. Kansas State 323-309 — 632; 9. Missouri 322-316 — 638; 10. Kansas 338-307 — 645. Top individual scores — 1. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, OU, 75-70 — 145; 2. Hayley Davis, BU, 75-72 — 147; 3. Anne Tanguay, OU, 76-72 — 148; 4. Sasikarn On-Iam, ISU, 75-74 — 149; T5. Chelsey Cothran, BU, 78-72 — 150; T5. Mary Michael Maggio, TAMU, 77-73 — 150; T5. Jayde Panos, OSU, 80-70 — 150; T5. Nicole Vandermade, UT, 81-69 — 150; 9. Amy Ruengmateekhun, OSU, 76-76 — 152; 10. Punpaka Phuntumabamrung, ISU, 78-75 — 153. KU individual scores — T19. Thanuttra Boonraksasat, 83-75 — 158; T35. Audrey Yowell, 78-84 — 162; T43. Meghan Potee, 91-73 — 164; T47. Katy Nugent, 88-79 — 167; 49. Gabby DiMarco, 89-80 — 169.
Junior’s walk-off single sweetens Senior Day By Benton Smith email@example.com
Down a run entering the bottom of the seventh Saturday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark, Kansas University’s softball team had plenty of reasons to rally for a win. Hours earlier, Texas Tech had beat the Jayhawks in the conclusion of a game suspended Friday night. Then there was the matter of KU’s five seniors, who were about to be recognized upon the game’s conclusion. Plus, with the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, Kansas was in dire need of another q u a l i t y Montgomery win on its resume. A walk-off single from junior Mariah Montgomery avenged a 4-1 loss to the Red Raiders in the series opener, assured seniors Kelsey Alsdorf, Leah Daiber, Marissa Ingle, Liz Kocon and Ashley Spencer of a bummer-free senior day ceremony and gave the Jayhawks a 5-4 victory over No. 24 Texas Tech. Kansas (31-17 overall, 6-14 Big 12) couldn’t be denied in the seventh. Elsa Moyer sparked the KU rally with a leadoff infield single, her second hit of the game. Jayhawks coach Megan Smith said that play was as big as any, and anytime Moyer is leading off, her team feels good about its chances. “I think Elsa’s done an
We knew we had the top of our lineup coming up and there was no other place we would rather be. It took a lot of heart and it took a lot of passion, but that’s exactly what we had. We believed it the whole time.” — Kansas University junior softball player Maggie Hull
ter field, where Moyer momentarily bobbled the ball. Trying to capitalize, Logan Hall went to third, and an errant Moyer throw coaxed Hall to head home. However, KU relief pitcher Kristin Martinez was backing up third and threw to catcher Lexi Bryant, who tagged Hall out at the plate. Said Smith: “That play sparked it (the win).” Montgomery agreed, and called Martinez “unbelievable” in her 4 1/3 innings of relief. “That play at the end there, great throw to Lexi,” said Montgomery, who hit a solo home run in the second. “That’s why you’re supposed to back up that play. Unbelievable play.” Hull said it gave the Jayhawks even more confidence. “We knew we had the top of our lineup coming up and there was no other place we would rather be,” Hull said. “It took a lot of heart and it took a lot of passion, but that’s exactly what we had. We believed it the whole time.” The Jayhawks wrap up their final home series of the season at noon today against Texas Tech.
unbelievable job of just making things happen,” Smith said. With that, junior Maggie Hull tied the game, 4-4, on an RBI double off Tech reliever Cara Custer, who then walked Maddie Stein to set up a potential force play at third or second. But Montgomery sat on an inside pitch and cranked it to the left-field gap to win the game. Hull said the rally actually began in the bottom of the sixth, with KU trailing Tech, 4-1. The Jayhawks huddled up and talked about winning the game for the seniors and their postseason livelihood. “I think that moment was the turning point,” Hull said. “That’s when we all believed.” Texas Tech 4-4, Kansas had more ener- Kansas 1-5 gy after that, Hull added, Game 1 (Suspended Friday, in top of 5th) 130 000 0 — 4 7 0 and Chanin Naudin’s two- Texas Tech 100 000 0 — 1 3 0 run single down the left- Kansas W — Cara Custer, 24-8. L — Alicia field line in the bottom of Pille, 17-10. SV — Brittany Talley. HR — Holley Gentsch, TT. the sixth was “the biggest hit of the game.” Game 2 Another key moment Texas Tech 003 001 0 — 4 8 1 010 002 2 — 5 9 1 in knocking off Tech Kansas W — Kristin Martinez, 6-2. L — Cara (38-14, 11-9) came in the Custer, 24-9. SV — None. 2B — Emily Bledsoe, Logan Hall, top of the seventh. The Allen, TT; Maggie Hull, KU. Red Raiders’ Mikey Ken- Cydney HR — Raven Richardson, TT; Mariah ney had singled to cen- Montgomery, KU.
KANSAS’ THANUTTRA BOONRAKSASAT PUTS AWAY HER CLUBS on Saturday at LCC. Boonraksasat finished the second round tied for 19th place.
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West Division Texas Oakland Seattle Los Angeles
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Washington Atlanta New York Philadelphia Miami
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Pct .700 .619 .571 .476 .400
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L 7 11 11 12 13 14
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Home Away 8-2 6-4 5-3 6-7 6-5 4-5 6-7 4-4 5-9 2-6
West Division Los Angeles San Francisco Colorado Arizona San Diego
SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City at Minnesota, ppd., rain L.A. Angels 2, Cleveland 1 Detroit 7, N.Y. Yankees 5 Toronto 7, Seattle 0 Baltimore 10, Oakland 1 Boston 1, Chicago White Sox 0 Texas 7, Tampa Bay 2
AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP
Tigers halt five-game slide The Associated Press
Tigers 7, Yankees 5 NEW YORK — Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three runs and Drew Smyly pitched into the Str Home Away seventh inning for his first L-1 3-7 7-2 major-league win to help W-1 6-7 5-3 Detroit snap a five-game losing streak. L-5 3-7 7-4 Andy Dirks hit a threeW-3 0-10 6-4 run homer in the first off L-6 2-8 3-7 Freddy Garcia. Playing Delmon Young’s usual Str Home Away position of left field, Dirks made a pair of nice defenW-1 8-4 8-1 sive plays, too, running L-1 6-7 5-4 down balls that looked L-1 3-6 8-5 like extra-base hits off the bat. W-1 4-6 3-8 Young was placed on the restricted list earlier Saturday to be evaluated under baseball’s employee Str Home Away assistance program. He was arrested early Friday L-2 8-2 6-4 on a hate crime harassL-1 6-2 7-6 ment charge following W-1 8-5 4-4 an encounter at his hotel during which police say W-1 4-4 6-7 he yelled anti-Semitic epiW-1 6-3 2-9 thets and appeared intoxicated.
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Angels 2, Indians 1 CLEVELAND — Dan Haren pitched eight strong innings for Los Angeles though Albert Pujols remained homerless as the Angels defeated Cleveland. Los Angeles
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Orioles 10, Athletics 1 BALTIMORE — Wei-Yin Chen pitched seven strong innings, Chris Davis had four RBIs, Adam Jones and Robert Andino each had three hits and Baltimore beat Oakland. Chen (2-0) allowed six hits and didn’t allow a run until Jonny Gomes’ one-out Royals-Twins ppd. home run in the sixth. By MINNEAPOLIS — The then, he led 9-0. He struck game between the Kansas out four and walked two. City Royals and the Minnesota Twins was postOakland Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi poned because of rain. JWeeks 2b 3 0 0 0 Reimld lf 4 0 10 Crisp lf 4 0 2 0 Hardy ss 2 1 01 The game was schedS.Smith lf 0 0 0 0 Markks dh 4 1 10 uled to be made up as part Reddck rf 4 0 1 0 AdJons cf 4 3 31 Cespds cf 4 0 0 0 Betemt 3b 4 1 21 of a split doubleheader on JGoms dh 3 1 1 1 C.Davis 1b 4 2 34 June 30. KSuzuk c 3 0 1 0 RPauln c 4 1 12 Recker c 1 0 0 0 Flahrty rf 4 0 00 The Royals, who won Kaaihu 1b 4 0 1 0 Andino 2b 4 1 31 LHughs 3b 40 1 0 their third straight game Pnngtn ss 40 0 0 Friday night after losing 12 Totals 34 1 7 1 Totals 34 10 1410 Oakland 000 001 000—1 in a row, were scheduled Baltimore 051 030 10x—10 to send Bruce Chen (0-2) E-K.Suzuki (1). DP-Oakland 2. LOB-Oakland 8, Baltimore 3. 2B-Reddick (7), Betemit (4). HR-J. against Minnesota’s Jason Gomes (4), C.Davis (4). SB-J.Weeks (4), Crisp (4). SF-Hardy. Marquis (1-0).
Cardinals’ Lohse wins fourth The Associated Press
G AB R H Pct. Kemp LAD 20 73 21 33 .452 Posey SF 17 62 10 23 .371 DWright NYM 17 61 10 22 .361 Altuve Hou 20 78 13 28 .359 Freese StL 19 70 10 24 .343 SCastro ChC 21 83 10 28 .337 LaRoche Was 20 75 8 25 .333 Sandoval SF 20 82 14 27 .329 Bourn Atl 21 86 12 28 .326 YMolina StL 20 71 14 23 .324 RBI-Ethier, Los Angeles, 24; Kemp, Los Angeles, 23; Freese, St. Louis, 20; JDMartinez, Houston, 19; Bruce, Cincinnati, 16; LaRoche, Washington, 16; Freeman, Atlanta, 15; CGonzalez, Colorado, 15; YMolina, St. Louis, 15. HITS-Kemp, Los Angeles, 33; Altuve, Houston, 28; Bourn, Atlanta, 28; SCastro, Chicago, 28. DOUBLES-YMolina, St. Louis, 9; Votto, Cincinnati, 9; Cuddyer, Colorado, 8; Furcal, St. Louis, 8; Tejada, New York, 8; Alonso, San Diego, 7; Freeman, Atlanta, 7; Hart, Milwaukee, 7; GSanchez, Miami, 7. HOME RUNS-Kemp, Los Angeles, 10; Bruce, Cincinnati, 6; Hart, Milwaukee, 6; Beltran, St. Louis, 5; Ethier, Los Angeles, 5; Freese, St. Louis, 5; Infante, Miami, 5; CYoung, Arizona, 5.
Red Sox 1, White Sox 0 Oakland L,1-1 4 11 9 9 1 1 CHICAGO — Jon Lester T.Ross Blevins 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 outdueled Jake Peavy, lift- Figueroa J.Miller 2 1 1 1 0 1 ing Boston past Chicago Baltimore W.Chen W,2-0 7 6 1 1 2 4 for its sixth straight win. Ayala 2 1 0 0 0 1 Adrian Gonzalez had an T.Ross pitched to 3 batters in the 5th. T-2:53. A-26,926 (45,971). RBI single in the fourth as Lester (1-2) picked up his Rangers 7, Rays 2 first win of the season. ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Colby Lewis allowed one Boston Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi run in six innings, Josh Aviles ss 4 0 0 0 De Aza cf 4 0 00 Sweeny rf 4 1 2 0 AlRmrz ss 4 0 10 Hamilton had a two-run Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 A.Dunn dh 3 0 00 single and Texas snapped AdGnzl 1b 4 0 1 1 Konerk 1b 3 0 20 Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 Rios rf 4 0 00 Tampa Bay’s six-game Youkils 3b 3 0 0 0 Viciedo lf 4 0 10 winning streak. Sltlmch c 3 0 0 0 Flowrs c 3 0 10
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lips added two hits for the Reds, who had lost the first two games of a Cardinals 7, Brewers 3 ST. LOUIS — Yadier Mo- 10-day, nine-game homelina tied his career high stand. by going 4-for-4 with a Cincinnati two-run homer, and Kyle Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Schafer cf 4 0 1 0 Stubbs cf 4 0 00 Lohse allowed three runs Lyon p 0 0 0 0 Cozart ss 4 1 10 American League National League over six innings to run his Altuve 2b 4 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 2 10 TODAY’S GAMES TODAY’S GAMES Lowrie ss 3 0 1 0 Phillips 2b 4 2 21 record to 4-0 for the first JDMrtn lf Detroit (Scherzer 1-2) at N.Y. 3 0 0 0 Bruce rf 3 1 24 Arizona (Miley 2-0) at Miami 3 0 2 0 Rolen 3b 4 0 11 Yankees (Sabathia 2-0), 12:05 time as St. Louis defeated T.Buck rf (Jo.Johnson 0-2), 12:10 p.m. MDwns 1b 4 0 1 0 Heisey lf 4 0 10 p.m. Houston (Lyles 0-0) at Milwaukee. CJhnsn 3b 3 0 1 0 Hanign c 4 0 10 L.A. Angels (E.Santana 0-4) at Cincinnati (Latos 1-2), 12:10 p.m. c 4 0 0 0 Cueto p 2 0 00 Molina’s home run to CSnydr Harrell p 2 0 0 0 Ondrsk p 0 0 00 Cleveland (D.Lowe 3-1), 12:05 Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-1) at Wrght p 0 0 0 0 Chpmn p 0 0 00 left field with one out in p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 0-1), ph 10 0 0 the sixth off Milwaukee Bixler Seattle (Vargas 3-1) at Maxwll cf 00 0 0 12:35 p.m. 31 0 6 0 Totals 33 6 9 6 Toronto (H.Alvarez 0-2), 12:07 starter Marco Estrada (0- Totals Pittsburgh (Correia 1-0) at Houston 000 000 000—0 p.m. Atlanta (T.Hudson 0-0), 12:35 1) broke a 3-3 tie. Molina Cincinnati 202 020 00x—6 Oakland (Colon 3-2) at E-Altuve (3). DP-Cincinnati 2. LOB-Houston p.m. has 10 four-hit games in Cincinnati 5. 2B-C.Johnson (5), Votto (9), Bruce (5).8, Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 2-1), Milwaukee (Greinke 2-1) at St. his career, the last coming 3B-Phillips (1). HR-Bruce (6). SB-Votto (1). S-Cueto. 12:35 p.m. Louis (J.Garcia 2-0), 1:15 p.m. IP H R ER BB SO on May 22, 2011, against Houston Boston (Beckett 2-2) at N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 0-2) at Harrell L,1-2 6 9 6 5 1 1 Chicago White Sox (Floyd 1-3), Kansas City. Colorado (Moyer 1-2), 2:10 p.m. W.Wright 1 0 0 0 0 1 1:10 p.m. 1 0 0 0 0 2 St. Louis has won three Lyon San Diego (Richard 1-2) at Cincinnati Kansas City (B.Chen 0-2) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 3-1), straight and leads the Cueto W,3-0 7 5 0 0 1 3 Minnesota (Marquis 1-0), 1:10 3:05 p.m. 1 0 0 0 0 1 Brewers by five games in Ondrusek p.m. Chapman 1 1 0 0 2 1 Washington (G.Gonzalez 2-0) the NL Central. HBP-by Cueto (T.Buck). Tampa Bay (Price 3-1) at at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 2-0), T-2:23. A-32,971 (42,319). Cardinals third baseTexas (D.Holland 2-1), 7:05 p.m. 3:10 p.m. man David Freese celMONDAY’S GAMES MONDAY’S GAMES Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, ebrated his 29th birthday Phillies 5, Cubs 2 Arizona at Miami, 11:40 a.m. 6:05 p.m. with a solo home run. Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, PHILADELPHIA — Carlos Kansas City at Detroit, 6:05 6:05 p.m. Freese has a hit in 15 of the Ruiz homered and drove p.m. Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 6:10 17 games he’s started and in three runs, Joe Blanton Texas at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. p.m. has driven in 20 runs. Oakland at Boston, 6:10 p.m. threw 7 1/3 sharp innings N.Y. Mets at Houston, 7:05 Seattle at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. and Philadelphia beat ChiMilwaukee St. Louis p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, ab r h bi ab r h bi cago. Minnesota at L.A. Angels, 9:05 7:40 p.m. RWeks 2b 3 0 1 0 Furcal ss 5 1 00 Jimmy Rollins, back in CGomz cf 4 0 0 0 Jay cf 4 0 31 p.m. Milwaukee at San Diego, 9:05 Braun lf 4 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 4 0 01 the leadoff spot for the p.m. ArRmr 3b 4 2 2 1 Beltran rf 3 1 00 first time this season, addHart rf 4 0 1 0 Freese 3b 4 1 11 Gamel 1b 4 0 0 0 YMolin c 4 2 42 ed a two-run double for AlGnzlz ss 3 1 1 1 MCrpnt 1b 3 1 10 Kottars c 3 0 1 1 Schmkr 2b 4 0 12 the Phillies, the five-time Estrad p 2 0 0 0 Lohse p 1 1 00 defending NL East chamLoe p 0 0 0 0 Descals ph 1 0 00 Veras p 0 0 0 0 VMarte p 0 0 00 pions who are off to a 10-11 Aoki ph 1 0 1 0 Boggs p 0 0 00 Komats ph 1 0 00 start. NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE
G AB R H Pct. Ortiz Bos 20 77 14 31 .403 Sweeney Bos 17 64 7 25 .391 Jeter NYY 20 88 15 34 .386 Konerko CWS 21 81 13 31 .383 Hamilton Tex 20 82 18 31 .378 MYoung Tex 19 78 9 27 .346 Span Min 20 82 8 28 .341 AdJones Bal 21 84 16 28 .333 Willingham Min 18 63 11 21 .333 Mauer Min 20 76 10 25 .329 RBI-Swisher, New York, 23; Hamilton, Texas, 22; MiCabrera, Detroit, 19; Encarnacion, Toronto, 19; Cespedes, Oakland, 18; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 18; Ortiz, Boston, 18. HITS-Jeter, New York, 34; Hamilton, Texas, 31; Konerko, Chicago, 31; Ortiz, Boston, 31; AdJones, Baltimore, 28; Span, Minnesota, 28. DOUBLES-Sweeney, Boston, 11; Konerko, Chicago, 9; Swisher, New York, 9; Cano, New York, 8; Encarnacion, Toronto, 8; Ortiz, Boston, 8; JhPeralta, Detroit, 8. HOME RUNS-Hamilton, Texas, 9; MiCabrera, Detroit, 7; Granderson, New York, 7; Napoli, Texas, 7; Encarnacion, Toronto, 6; AdJones, Baltimore, 6; Swisher, New York, 6; Wieters, Baltimore, 6.
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Motte p 0 0 00 Totals 32 3 7 3 Totals 34 7 10 7 Milwaukee 000 111 000—3 St. Louis 002 102 02x—7 E-Gamel (3). DP-Milwaukee 1, St. Louis 1. LOBMilwaukee 7, St. Louis 6. 2B-Hart (7), M.Carpenter (4), Schumaker (1). HR-Ar.Ramirez (2), Ale.Gonzalez (4), Freese (5), Y.Molina (4). SB-Jay (3). S-Estrada. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Estrada L,0-1 6 7 5 4 2 2 Loe 1 1 0 0 0 1 Veras 1 2 2 2 1 0 St. Louis Lohse W,4-0 6 6 3 3 4 5 V.Marte H,1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Boggs H,6 1 0 0 0 0 1 Motte 1 1 0 0 0 1 T-2:30. A-42,586 (43,975).
Reds 6, Astros 0 CINCINNATI — Jay Bruce homered for the third consecutive game and drove in four runs to back Johnny Cueto’s solid effort as Cincinnati beat Houston. Bruce had a two-run double and Brandon Phil-
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Marlins 3, D’backs 2 MIAMI — Hanley Ramirez hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Marlins over Arizona, snapping Miami’s losing streak at six games. Arizona
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Mets 7, Rockies 5 DENVER — Dillon Gee shook off one tough inning in an otherwise strong outing, Lucas Duda homered and singled to drive in four runs, and New York beat Colorado. Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy and David Wright each added three hits. New York
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Pirates 4, Braves 2 ATLANTA — Alex Presley helped the Pirates finally provide tough-luck starter Erik Bedard some support, and the PittsGiants 2, Padres 1 burgh beat Atlanta. SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Presley had two hits to extend his career-best hit- Lincecum pitched eight sharp innings in his lonting streak to 12 games. gest start of the season Pittsburgh Atlanta and had an infield single ab r h bi ab r h bi with two outs in the sixth Presley lf 5 2 2 1 Bourn cf 4 0 20 Tabata rf 5 0 1 1 Prado lf 4 1 20 for the Giants’ first basMcCtch cf 4 0 1 0 Fremn 1b 4 0 00 GJones 1b 3 0 0 1 Uggla 2b 3 0 11 erunner against Anthony J.Cruz p 0 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 4 1 10 Bass. Grilli p 0 0 0 0 D.Ross c 4 0 00 McLoth ph 1 0 0 0 JFrncs 3b 4 0 01 Hanrhn p 0 0 0 0 Pstrnck ss 4 0 20 Walker 2b 3 1 2 0 Delgad p 1 0 00 PAlvrz 3b 4 0 2 1 LHrndz p 0 0 00 Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 C.Jones ph 1 0 00 Barajs c 2 1 1 0 CMrtnz p 0 0 00 Bedard p 2 0 0 0 Hinske ph 1 0 00 McGeh 1b 10 0 0 Totals 34 4 9 4 Totals 34 2 8 2 Pittsburgh 120 010 000—4 Atlanta 001 001 000—2 E-Tabata (1). DP-Pittsburgh 1. LOB-Pittsburgh 9, Atlanta 7. 2B-Presley (4), McCutchen (6), Walker (1), P.Alvarez 2 (3), Prado (6), Heyward (3). SB-Heyward (8). S-Bedard. SF-G.Jones. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Bedard W,1-4 5 5 1 1 2 9 Resop H,2 1 2 1 1 0 0 J.Cruz H,2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Grilli H,4 1 0 0 0 0 3 Hanrahan S,4-4 1 0 0 0 0 2 Atlanta Delgado L,2-2 4 1/3 8 4 4 3 4 L.Hernandez 1 2/3 0 0 0 1 0 C.Martinez 3 1 0 0 0 4 WP-Delgado. PB-Barajas. T-3:13. A-34,086 (49,586).
San Francisco ab r h bi ab r h bi Venale rf 3 1 1 0 Pagan cf 4 0 10 Guzmn lf 3 0 1 0 MeCarr lf 4 1 20 Headly 3b 2 0 0 0 Sandovl 3b 4 0 00 Hundly c 2 0 0 1 Posey c 3 0 00 Alonso 1b 4 0 1 0 Schrhlt rf 3 1 10 Bartlett pr 0 0 0 0 Belt 1b 3 0 12 OHudsn 2b 4 0 0 0 BCrwfr ss 3 0 00 Maybin cf 4 0 0 0 Burriss 2b 3 0 00 Parrino ss 3 0 0 0 Linccm p 2 0 10 Kotsay ph 1 0 0 0 GBlanc ph 1 0 00 Bass p 3 0 0 0 SCasill p 0 0 00 Totals 29 1 3 1 Totals 30 2 6 2 San Diego 001 000 000—1 San Francisco 000 000 20x—2 E-Parrino (3), Alonso (4), S.Casilla (1), Belt (1). DP-San Francisco 1. LOB-San Diego 7, San Francisco 4. 2B-Me.Cabrera 2 (6), Belt (4). S-Guzman. SF-Hundley. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Bass L,1-3 8 6 2 2 0 8 San Francisco Lincecum W,2-2 8 3 1 0 4 5 S.Casilla S,3-3 1 0 0 0 0 1 T-2:18. A-42,375 (41,915).
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FREE STATE ASSISTANT COACH LAYNE MEYER GATHERS the infield at the mound after pitcher Sam Hearnen hit a third batter with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning, allowing Blue Valley North to tie the game on Saturday at FSHS.
Firebirds overcome rocky stretch, win 2-1
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By the time Free State High baseball junior Anthony Miele stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom of the ninth Saturday against Blue Valley North, the Firebirds had gone 20 batters in a row without a hit and seen a one-run lead with two outs in the bottom of the seventh disappear. Disaster averted. With the bases loaded and no outs, Miele knocked a game-winning single to left field for a 2-1 Firebirds victory at FSHS. Though Free State had scrounged up 10 base runners in innings five through eight — thanks to walks, Mustangs errors and a fielder’s choice — Miele’s game-winner over BVN left fielder Jacob Fultz’s head was the home team’s first hit since a Lee McMahon single in the fourth. Miele said he was “guessing fastball” on the winning hit, but turned on a hanging curve from Mustangs reliever David Thompson. “I got lucky and made some solid contact on it,” Miele said. Considering the Firebirds (8-8) hadn’t scored a run since the bottom of the second, when JD Prochaska hit a double down the first-base line to score McMahon, FSHS coach Mike Hill knew his team had a shot in the ninth once McMahon (2-for-3) drew a walk. “The key in games like that is you’ve got to get the leadoff guy on,” Hill said. Following clean-up hitter McMahon’s leadoff walk, Prochaska reached on an error and BVN intentionally walked Tim Turner to load the bases. Said Miele: “Once we had four, five and six get on, it put the weight on my shoulders, and I had to come up big for the team.” Had the Firebirds not come through in extras, junior relief pitcher Sam Hearnen would’ve felt the brunt of a disappoint-
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FREE STATE SHORTSTOP ANTHONY MIELE MAKES A PLAY on a ground ball during the Firebirds’ game against Blue Valley North on Saturday at FSHS. ing loss. Hearnen, who relieved starter Ryan Cantrell (four innings pitched, two walks, one hit) to begin the fifth inning, had the Mustangs down to their final out in the top of the seventh. Alex Shartzer kept BVN alive by sliding safely, head-first, into first base with an infield single. Then Hearnen hit the next three batters, allowing the Mustangs to tie the game, 1-1. Hearnen said he isn’t usually one to bean a batter, let alone three straight. “My accuracy’s usually pretty good,” he said. “I don’t know what it was — if it was my arm dragging or something. I hit those three guys in a row, and I was kind of shellshocked by the fact that that happened.” To his credit, the bleeding stopped there. Hearnen got out of the seventh with a diving grab by senior first baseman Montana Samuels, and the reliever retired six of the last seven batters he faced to finish
with five innings of work, three hits allowed and two strikeouts. Hearnen knew he had to keep his head up, he said, and he wanted to finish the game strong because he felt terrible about giving up the tying run. “I knew no matter what happened, I just had to go out the next inning and try to get three outs, straight up,” he said. Hill was happy to see his top relief pitcher recover. “He faced a little adversity there in the seventh and there wasn’t anything coming to rescue him,” Hill said. “He had to get it done on his own, and he did. He was spectacular.” The Firebirds play host to Olathe North at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Blue Valley North Free State
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Lawrence High baseball loses, 6-4, to hot-hitting Rockhurst J-W Staff Reports
in the first three innings Saturday and fell to Rockhurst, 6-4. Rockhurst scored twice in the first, then LHS tied it at 2 in the second. But Rockhust took the lead for good with a run in the bottom of the second and went ahead 5-2 with two runs in the third. “It was a very wellplayed high school baseball
said, “but we’re going in the right direction, no doubt.” The Lions (9-7) will game,” LHS coach Brad travel to Olathe East on Stoll said. “Both teams hit Tuesday. the ball hard. They swung the bats well. I thought we Lawrence High 020 200 0 — 4 8 2 Rockhurst 212 100 x — 6 10 1 swung the bats well.” W — Benninghoff. L — Cameron Shane Willoughby, Solko. LHS highlights — Shane Willoughby Troy Willoughby and 2B, Matt Sutliffe 2B. Matt Sutliffe each drove LHS record — 9-7. Next for LHS — Tuesday at Olathe East. in runs for the Lions.
Starter Cameron Solko I’m obviously disap- pitched five innings and KANSAS CITY, MO. — pointed we lost, but took the loss. Lawrence High’s baseball we’re going in the right “I’m obviously disapteam yielded five runs direction, no doubt.” pointed we lost,” Stoll
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STATISTICS Blue White First downs 3 24 Rushes-yards 23-45 21-256 Passing yards 19 262 Total offense 33-64 50-518 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 0-0 1-10 Punting 7-40.3 2-37.0 Possession Time 44:04 23:24 Third Down 1-9 3-6 Fourth Down 0-1 0-0 Score by Quarters White 0 0 0 0—0 Blue 17 0 14 14—45 Individual Statistics Rushing (attempts-yards) Blue: Tony Pierson 10-141, Marquis Jackson 10-76, D.J. Beshears 1-28, Jake Heaps 2-8. White: James Sims 14-58, Ryan Burton 2-2, Michael Cummings 7-(-15). Passing (completions-attempts-yards) Blue: Dayne Crist 11-19-156 (none intercepted); Jake Heaps 7-10-106 (none intercepted). White: Michael Cummings 2-7-14 (none intercepted); Blake Jablonski (1-3-5 (none intercepted). Receiving (catches-yards) Blue: Daymond Patterson 5-64, Kale Pick 4-82, Jimmay Mundine 3-50, D.J. Beshears 3-33. White: Chris Omigie 1-14, JaCorey Shepherd 1-5, James Sims 1-0.
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KANSAS UNIVERSITY QUARTERBACK DAYNE CRIST (10) CALLS OUT a play during the first half of KU’s spring game on Saturday at Kivisto Field.
Crist crisp in 45-0 debut By Matt Tait firstname.lastname@example.org
With about a dozen friends and family members enjoying the weather and tossing the football around him, Kansas University quarterback Dayne Crist wolfed down a plate of tailgate food about an hour after Saturday’s spring game at Memorial Stadium. He earned it. Playing his first live performance as a Jayhawk, in front of a crowd of 15,000 enthused KU football fans, the Notre Dame transfer completed 11 of 19 passes for 156 yards and led the Blue team to a 45-0 victory over the White squad in the final event of KU coach Charlie Weis’ first spring in Lawrence. More important than the final score or the statistics was the fact that Crist showed everyone in attendance that the Jayhawks were running a different, more efficient offense in 2012. No play better illustrated that than sophomore running back Tony Pierson’s 88-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter. As Crist walked to the line of scrimmage, he surveyed the defense and identified the middle linebacker, a staple of Weis’ offense. Not seeing the set he wanted, Crist called an audible and Pierson did the rest.
I was pleased. He knows the offense, he knows how to run the operation, he can get us out of trouble in a bad call.” — Kansas coach Charlie Weis on quarterback Dayne Crist “I told him, ‘When the hole’s that big, he better be able to score a touchdown,’” Weis said. “I also told him that there aren’t many guys who can run 88 yards. It’s pretty obvious, when he’s in space, it’s a problem.” That’s where Crist’s understanding of the offense can benefit Kansas most. Had a less experienced quarterback been in there, Pierson’s big run might have been a threeyard gain. Instead, it was the top highlight from an afternoon full of them. “If I’m not mistaken, it was supposed to go to the left side, and he changed it back to the right side,” said Pierson, the game’s offensive MVP, who finished with 141 yards on seven carries. “Dayne usually changes up the play two times out of five. He can read the defense and once he sees what the defense is in, he’ll change the play. He’s very good at that.” He’s also very good at a lot of other things,
KANSAS RUNNING BACK TONY PIERSON RUSHES upfield as offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson, back right, pushes aside defensive tackle Pat Lewandowski. and nearly all of them were on display Saturday. From making deep throws and flashing pinpoint accuracy, to subtle movements in the pocket and understanding how to use his running game, Crist’s command allowed KU’s blue squad — made up mostly of first-string players — to roll up 518 yards of offense, six touchdowns and one field goal in a game that was played with a running clock. “Well, he could make every throw, and he didn’t look too rusty to me,” Weis
said. “I thought he slung it around pretty good. I was pleased. He knows the offense, he knows how to run the operation, he can get us out of trouble in a bad call.” Crist completed four straight passes for first downs to open the game, but a couple of drops caused the Blue team’s initial drive to stall. Ron Doherty, who also made all six extra points he attempted, knocked a 30yard field goal through the uprights to get the scoring started. With the Blue defense forcing the
White into three-and-outs for most of the afternoon, Crist and fellow formerfive star QB, Jake Heaps, had plenty of opportunities to lead the Blue team. And Weis had plenty of chances to dial up crowdpleasing plays. “I could have created some situations to have the game closer,” Weis said. “I didn’t have to call reverses and I didn’t have to call flea-flickers, but the fans want to have some fun, too. Jake Heaps’ first throw here is a fleaflicker. I didn’t have to call those things, but part of the spring game is to have fun, too, and I think maybe the Blue team had a little bit more fun than the White team. A lot of guys had the opportunity to make plays that either did or didn’t, and it will show up very clearly when we watch the tape.” Senior receiver D.J. Beshears (3 catches, 33 yards) scored two touchdowns, one of them on a 28-yard rumble on a reverse, sophomore running back Marquis Jackson (10 carries, 76 yards) scored three times on runs of seven, three and 15 yards, and seniors Daymond Patterson (5 catches for 64 yards) and Kale Pick (4-82) led the KU receivers. Pick was the recipient of the flea-flicker from Heaps, who finished 7-of-10 passing for 106 yards and one touchdown.
HOW THEY SCORED First Quarter 10:22 — Ron Doherty 30 field goal. The Jayhawks picked up first downs on four straight plays to open the game but saw the promising drive stall with back-to-back drops inside the 20-yard line. Tony Pierson ran twice for 22 yards and caught a pass from QB Dayne Crist 17 more. (Blue 3, White 0). 3:52 — D.J. Beshears 28 run. Doherty kick. After the Blue defense held the White offense to a three-and-out, KU reeled off a seven-play, 76-yard drive that spanned 6:30 and resulted in touchdown run off a reverse. Pierson took the handoff right and pitched it to Beshears, who ran back left and used a great block from senior wide receiver Kale Pick to get into the end zone. (Blue 10, White 0). Second Quarter 13:25 — Beshears 6 pass from Jake Heaps. Doherty kick. The second play of the second quarter brought more trickery from KU coach Charlie Weis, who dialed up a flea-flicker for Heaps’ first pass of the day. The bomb, which was caught by Pick, covered 46 yards and set KU up with a first-and-goal at the 6-yard line. (Blue 17, White 0). Third Quarter 9:06 — Marquis Jackson 7 run. Doherty kick. Serving as the second-string tailback on the Blue squad, Jackson’s took care of the final 15 yards and TD run on KU’s fourth scoring drive. The drive featured a 20-yard run from Pierson and two completions from Crist. (Blue 24, White 0). 3:45 — Tony Pierson 88 run. Doherty kick. Following a quick series by the White team and reserve QB Blake Jablonski, the Blue squad struck again on the second play of its next drive. (Blue 31, White 0). Fourth Quarter 10:05 — Jackson 3 run. Doherty kick. The big, physical Jackson kept getting carries and kept making the most of them. On the drive that led to his second TD of the game, the KU sophomore carried three times for 21 yards. Crist also hooked up with Daymond Patterson for 22 yards on two completions during the eight-play, 66-yard drive. (Blue 38, White 0). 00:58 — Jackson 15 run. Doherty kick. On what wound up being the final offensive play of the game because of the running clock, Jackson capped a nice afternoon with a strong run. The first-year back, who played wide receiver last season, finished the day with 76 yards on 10 carries. (Blue 45, White 0)
NOTEBOOK: Cummings coming along as backup QB part of the process. He can make every throw. Now we have to get him more fine-tuned in running the offense.”
By Matt Tait email@example.com
A lot has been made about Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis upgrading KU’s quarterback position by bringing in two former five-star QBs with Div. I experience and a juniorcollege transfer who has won everywhere he’s been. As it turns out, Weis might have had more to work with than he initially thought, and the first-year coach was more than happy to point that out after Saturday’s 45-0 victory by the Blue squad in KU’s annual spring game. “Too many times, people get stereotyped,” Weis said of red-shirt freshman QB Michael Cummings,
KANSAS QUARTERBACK MICHAEL CUMMINGS HANDS OFF to running back James Sims during the first half on Saturday. who quarterbacked the White team on Saturday and finished 2-of-7 for 14 yards and added 23 yards on the ground on seven carries. “People want to say, ‘Mike is the athletic quarterback.’ Well, Mike
has a cannon for an arm. He’s not tall, but he has a cannon for an arm. Him throwing the ball is not the issue. His experience is the issue, but he’s a freshman. He’s only been here one year. So that’s
More White highlights Speaking of good things from KU’s White squad, former first-string tailback James Sims, who has fallen down the depth chart because of an off-the-field incident that resulted in a three-game suspension, ran hard throughout the day on Saturday behind KU’s second-string offensive line. Sims averaged 4.1 yards per run, finishing with 58 yards on 14 carries. In addition, cornerback Corrigan Powell led all defensive players with eight tackles, while Dexter Linton and Ray Mitchell added five stops apiece.
For the Blue team, sophomore Ben Heeney led with seven tackles and senior Lubbock Smith added six.
Names are back Although the defensive linemen wore light blue jerseys to indicate they played for both sides on Saturday, their inclusion simply hammered home one important fact — last names have returned to the backs of KU’s uniforms after disappearing under former coach Turner Gill. McCay update Sophomore receiver Justin McCay played a limited number of snaps and went without a catch during Saturday’s game. Afterwards, Weis gave another update on the Okla-
homa transfer’s eligibility status, which remains in limbo pending the results of an appeal to the NCAA. “The never-ending saga,” Weis joked. “But they told us by May 2. Just like I said last time, as soon as I hear something, he’ll know about it first, and then I’ll get it out there as quickly as I can.” Asked if he was optimistic about McCay being granted a hardship waiver, which would allow him to play immediately, Weis voiced his frustration and confusion about the NCAA’s original ruling. “When they sit there and say ‘We’re saying no now, but this is what you should do,’ I think that they would like for this to be yes,” he said. “That’s what I think.”
Undrafted ex-KU linebacker Steven Johnson signs with Denver Broncos By Matt Tait firstname.lastname@example.org
For the second year in a row, a former Kansas University defensive standout has signed a free agent contract with the Denver Broncos. Saturday, just minutes after the 2012 NFL Draft had wrapped, former KU linebacker Steven Johnson, who led the Jayhawks
in tackles during each of the past two seasons, announced via Twitter that he had agreed to a deal with the Broncos. Johnson, a 6-foot, 239-pound linebacker, who attended the inviteonly NFL combine in February, joins former KU defensive back Chris Harris in the Mile High City. Like Harris, Johnson went undrafted but found
a good fit in the Broncos, who are reshaping their defense u n d e r secondyear head c o a c h John Fox. Johnson said the Broncos came into Johnson the picture late in the draft. Den-
ver actually tried to trade for a pick in the seventh round so it could draft Johnson, but could not secure a pick. That inspired the Broncos to tell Johnson they wanted to sign him as a free agent and, after mulling over offers from Denver, Tennessee and about half a dozen others, Johnson saw Denver as the best situation. “I’m happy,” Johnson
said. “I’m a little overwhelmed, and it hasn’t really set in yet.” As is the nature of the business, nothing is guaranteed to Johnson at this point, but Harris, who initially confirmed the news to the Journal-World Saturday evening, said he believed his former and now current teammate had a great chance of making the team.
“He’s going to have to earn his way through special teams first and make plays there,” Harris said. “Then he will be able to show what he can do on defense.” Johnson said Harris’ path to success in Denver played a part in his decision. “It actually meant a lot,” Please see PROS, page 7B
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KANSAS UNIVERSITY LINEBACKER/DEFENSIVE END MICHAEL REYNOLDS (55) CHASES running back James Sims (29) during the second half of KU’s spring game on Saturday at Kivisto Field. At left is white team offensive lineman Luke Luhrsen.
Reynolds has the talent, needs the consistency This corporate sports world in which we live feeds us so many football coaches skilled in the art of dancing around questions as if they’re land mines. And then there is Charlie Weis. Ask him a question and he — get this — answers it. It’s so difficult to retrain the brain away from the knee-jerk reaction of, “OK, I need to process this. Why is he saying what he’s saying, what does he really mean, and he doesn’t really think I’m going to fall for that, does he?” Weis, as a communicator, is nothing if not direct. That quality comes in handy with the players he coaches. “He’s always direct to us and that’s the first thing he told us,” said defensive end/outside linebacker Michael Reynolds, voted Saturday the Defensive MVP of the spring game. “He said he’ll be 100-percent honest with us, and so we can put our trust in him all the way. That’s exactly what everybody should want.” Asked about Reynolds, a 6-foot-1, 220-pound rising sophomore from Wichita, Weis didn’t get vague. It’s not his style. He doesn’t believe in wasting his time and nobody needs to wear boots to his news conferences.
out? It’s because you’re one of the guys here who can make that play. If they didn’t think you were good enough, no one would be talking to you. They would just be ignoring you.’” Lay into him. Pump his confidence back up. That email@example.com tactic only has staying “Michael Reynolds is power if the coach has one of the guys here who credibility and Weis has has the ability to come it because he doesn’t off the edge with speed,” have the time or energy Weis said. “He’s a fast for B.S. guy. Whether he’s playing “Hopefully, today is outside linebacker or deanother step for him turnfensive end, he has edge ing the corner,” Weis said speed and we don’t have in what amounted to a many guys right now who challenge for the talented have that kind of speed, pass-rusher. so if he can figure it out, Reynolds received he’ll help us.” credit for three quarterHow much progress back “sacks,” which in has he made in figuring it the spring game meant out during the spring? he touched the QB. He “I’d say he’s been up had a fourth that the ref and down,” Weis said. didn’t see. He looked “Some days he’s been fast and eager to please. really good. Some days He and Toben Opurum he disappears. We’ve had stood above the rest of that conversation several the front-seven defenders times: ‘Which Michael shuttled in and out. Reynolds are we going to “They told me their exget today?’ ” pectations are better than Weis and Reynolds what my expectations are both talked about a recent for me,” Reynolds said. practice in which three “They want me to work different coaches had to harder to meet those “coach him on one play expectations.” about going full speed,” His goal is to make his Weis said. “And then vanishing acts disappear. at the end of practice I “I have to make sure called Michael out. I said, my stamina is up to be ‘Michael, do you realize there every play to make why you have three difplays for us,” Reynolds ferent coaches calling you said.
per Bowls and stuff like to have a shot at cracking that.” an NFL roster. Other former Jayhawks Biere to Kansas City hoping to Sources also indi- catch on cated Saturday evening with an that former KU tight NFL club end Tim Biere, a 6-foot- in the next 4, 250-pound three-year few days starter, had agreed to a i n c l u d e free agent contract with offensive the Kansas City Chiefs. l i n e m e n Biere Biere was believed to J e r e m i a h be the second most likely Hatch and Jeff Spikes and former Jayhawk in KU’s cornerback Isiah Barfield, most recent senior class among others.
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Johnson said. “He was the one who called me and told me they were trying to draft me. He called me and told me all about Denver and told me they were a team on the rise, and I wanted to go to a team that could contend and win Su-
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Sooners punish Jayhawks, again By Gary Bedore firstname.lastname@example.org
Author, SI writer to talk at Dole William Nack, author of “Secretariat: The Making of a Champion” and former Sports Illustrated writer, will appear at the Dole Institute today at 3 p.m. Nack will talk for 45 minutes, take questions for 15 minutes and have a reception and book signing.
Kansas rowing ties for third
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OKLAHOMA PLAYERS CELEBRATE Max White’s (7) three-run home run at the plate in front of Kansas University catcher James Stanfield during the second game of KU’s three-game series against OU at Hoglund Ballpark. getting the clutch hit in league games. On Saturday, down just 3-1, KU wasted opportunities in the seventh and eighth. James Stanfield hit into an inning-ending double play in the seventh; Connor McKay and Michael Suiter popped up with two men on in the eighth. “We make progress, then we have nights like tonight where their guy dominated us with the fastball in. I tip my cap to
them; throwing 95. He did a good job getting in on our guys and dominating us,” Price said. OU sophomore starting pitcher Jonathan Gray (4-4), who was clocked at 97 mph, struck out six, walked four, allowed four hits and stranded six men on base in his 6 1/3 innings. Steven Okert, who enticed Stanfield to hit into the DP, was perfect in 1 2/3 innings with Jacob Rhame mopping up after
OU plated five insurance runs in the ninth. “It’s something we’ve not seen much this year, (somebody) that fast,” Stanfield said. “It all gets down to being ready to hit. We had some opportunities. We didn’t clutch up. We’ll get after them tomorrow.” Max White had a threerun homer in the fifth off Wes Benjamin (2-6) and five RBIs for OU, 28-16 overall and 9-8 in the Big 12. Stanfield was 3-5 with
an RBI, while Kevin Kuntz had two hits for KU, 17-27, 4-13. “Anytime you are playing somebody in the Top 25 ... we need to pick up a ‘W’ and stay in contention and give ourselves an opportunity to get in the thing late,” Price said. Oklahoma Kansas
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Kansas finished tied for third at the Big 12 Rowing Championships on Saturday in Oklahoma City, while Texas won its fourth-straight title by one point over Oklahoma, 105-104. Kansas and Kansas State tied for third place with 64 points each. The First Varsity Four boat of seniors Paige Stephens, Kathryn Schoonover and coxswain Lindsey Bricklemyer and juniors Emily Starr and Ashleigh Allam won with a time of 7:43.69 to earn 17 points, capturing the program’s first race crown in league history by 10 seconds. The Jayhawks finished the day of competition with three third-place finishes and two fourth-place finishes. Kansas junior Olivia Kinet was selected to the AllBig 12 first team, while senior Melanie Luthi earned second-team honors.
KU men’s golf 10th at Big 12 TRINITY, TEXAS — The Jayhawks remained in 10th place after 54 holes of competition at the Big 12 Championship Saturday at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas. KU posted its best team score of the tournament and improved its secondround mark by 16 strokes with a 304. The final round starts today at 8 a.m.
There was more bad news on the scoreboard, but some positive information on the injury front Saturday night at Hoglund Ballpark. No. 23-ranked Oklahoma, which handcuffed Kansas University’s baseball team, 4-1, on Friday night, again silenced KU’s bats in an 8-2 victory in Game Two of the series. However, it was revealed before Saturday’s game that senior third baseman Zac Elgie, who broke his left pinkie while sliding on a triple Friday night, might miss just two weeks. The Minot, N.D., standout figures to be listed as questionable for season-ending series a g a i n s t Elgie Kansas State (May 11-13) and Missouri (May 17-19). “They’ll X-ray it each of the next two weeks. If it heals enough they can buddy tape it and (if he can) stand the pain, he’s going to try to play the last couple weeks of the season,” KU coach Ritch Price said. The Jayhawks, of course, are hoping their season extends into the Big 12 Tournament. KU enters today’s noon series final against Oklahoma tied with Texas Tech for seventh in the nine-team league at 4-13. Kansas State is in last place at 3-14. Only eight teams advance to the postseason tourney. “It’s been a struggle for us all year,” Price said of the Jayhawks
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PHILADELPHIA (91) Iguodala 3-11 5-6 11, Brand 8-15 3-3 19, Allen 2-5 0-0 4, Holiday 7-18 1-3 16, Meeks 0-1 2-2 2, Williams 1-6 7-8 9, T.Young 6-12 1-2 13, Hawes 2-4 1-2 5, Turner 4-9 4-5 12, S.Young 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 33-83 24-31 91. CHICAGO (103) Deng 8-14 0-0 17, Boozer 4-8 1-1 9, Noah 5-8 2-5 12, Rose 9-23 2-2 23, Hamilton 6-7 6-6 19, Brewer 0-1 0-0 0, Asik 0-2 1-4 1, Gibson 2-3 3-4 7, Korver 5-8 0-0 11, Watson 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 40-78 17-24 103. Philadelphia 24 18 24 25— 91 Chicago 28 25 26 24—103 3-Point Goals-Philadelphia 1-9 (Holiday 1-4, S.Young 0-1, Iguodala 0-2, Williams 0-2), Chicago 6-14 (Rose 3-6, Hamilton 1-1, Korver 1-3, Deng 1-3, Watson 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Philadelphia 43 (Brand, Holiday 7), Chicago 59 (Noah 13). Assists-Philadelphia 18 (Iguodala, Turner 5), Chicago 28 (Rose 9). Total Fouls-Philadelphia 21, Chicago 23. Technicals-Brand, Hamilton, Rose. A-21,943 (20,917).
Heat 100, Knicks 67 MIAMI — LeBron James scored 32 points before getting the fourth quarter off, Dwyane Wade added 19 and Miami rode the strength of a 32-2 run to easily beat New York in Game 1 of the teams’ Eastern Conference firstround series. Mario Chalmers added 11 points and nine assists for Miami, which turned 27 New York turnovers into a franchise playoffrecord 38 points. J.R. Smith scored 17 for the Knicks, who have lost
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CHICAGO’S DERRICK ROSE, CENTER, LOOKS to pass against Philadelphia’s Elton Brand, left, and Evan Turner. Rose tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during Saturday’s game in Chicago.
SCOREBOARD (x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Saturday, April 28 Chicago 103, Philadelphia 91, Chicago leads series 1-0 Miami 100, New York 67, Miami leads series 1-0 Orlando 81, Indiana 77, Orlando leads series 1-0 Oklahoma City 99, Dallas 98, Oklahoma City leads series 1-0 Today 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
How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Okla. City Did not play (coach’s decision). Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 11. FGs: 3-5. FTs: 4-5. Nick Collison, Okla. City Pts: 0. FGs: 0-0. FTs: 0-0.
11 straight playoff games dating to 2001. Carmelo Anthony missed 12 of 15 shots and finished with 11 points. NEW YORK (67) C.Anthony 3-15 5-5 11, Stoudemire 2-7 5-6 9, Chandler 0-3 0-0 0, Davis 4-6 0-0 10, Shumpert 0-2 0-0 0, Jeffries 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 7-17 0-0 17, Fields 4-7 0-0 8, Novak 2-2 0-0 6, Bibby 0-4 0-0 0, Harrellson 2-4 0-0 4, Jordan 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 25-70 10-11 67. MIAMI (100) James 10-14 11-14 32, Haslem 1-3 1-2 3, Bosh 3-7 3-4 9, Chalmers 3-5 4-5 11, Wade 8-13 3-6 19, Miller 3-10 0-0 9, Battier 2-8 2-2 8, J.Anthony 0-0 0-0 0, Cole 1-3 0-0 2, Jones 3-4 0-0 7, Turiaf 0-1 0-0 0, Howard 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 34-70 24-33 100. New York 18 13 16 20— 67 Miami 24 30 27 19—100 3-Point Goals-New York 7-21 (Smith 3-8, Novak 2-2, Davis 2-4, Shumpert 0-1, Harrellson 0-1, C.Anthony 0-2, Bibby 0-3), Miami 8-21 (Miller 3-9, Battier 2-6, James 1-1, Jones 1-2, Chalmers 1-3). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsNew York 45 (C.Anthony 10), Miami 46 (Haslem 8). Assists-New York 11 (C.Anthony 3), Miami 16 (Chalmers 9). Total Fouls-New York 26, Miami 17. A-19,621 (19,600).
Bulls 103, 76ers 91 CHICAGO — Derrick Rose crumbled to the floor, clutching his left knee. His season is over and the Bulls’ title hopes just might be finished, too. Rose will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee late in Chicago’s 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Saturday’s playoff opener, casting big cloud over a team eyeing a championship run. He scored 23 points and was playing more like the league’s reigning MVP after missing 27 games because of injuries during the regular season, but his injury-plagued season came to an end as the Bulls were wrapping up an impressive victory. Rose crumbled to the ground after he drove the lane with about 1:20 left and the Bulls leading by 12. He was going for a layup when he came to a jump-stop and seemed to change his mind as the 76ers’ Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen rotated over, passing off to a teammate before an awkward landing. Team medical personnel immediately rushed out and tended to Rose for several minutes as he was writhing in pain near the baseline before helping him to the locker room. Rose was taken to the hospital, and the results of the MRI were not good. Whether Rose should have been in the game at that point figures to be debated for a long time around Chicago. He checked back in with just under eight minutes left and the lead got as high as 20 shortly after that before the Sixers chipped away at it. With Philadelphia making a push, coach Tom Thibodeau decided to stay with Rose. “I don’t work backward like you guys do,” Thibodeau said. “The score was going the other way.” Veteran guard Richard Hamilton defended the decision, saying, “Philly was making a run. In playoff basketball, you never want to give a team confidence. ... When you have a team down, you have to try to keep them down. They made a little run so we needed guys that could put the ball in the basket.”
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Magic 81, Pacers 77 INDIANAPOLIS — Jason Richardson and Jameer Nelson scored 17 points apiece to help sixthseeded Orlando, playing without Dwight Howard, surprise third-seeded Indiana. Howard, the Magic’s leading scorer and the league’s top rebounder, will miss the rest of the season after having back surgery. The Magic played defense Howard would have been proud of down the stretch, overcoming a seven-point deficit by holding the Pacers scoreless for the final 4:05. David West scored 19 points, Danny Granger added 17 and Roy Hibbert had eight points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks for the Pacers. Granger traveled with 7.5 seconds left and the Pacers trailing by three. ORLANDO (81) Turkoglu 3-10 2-2 9, Anderson 2-7 0-0 5, Davis 8-20 0-0 16, Nelson 7-15 2-2 17, J.Richardson 6-15 0-0 17, Redick 2-4 2-3 6, Clark 2-6 2-4 6, Q.Richardson 2-4 0-0 5, Duhon 0-0 0-0 0, Orton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-81 8-11 81. INDIANA (77) Granger 7-20 1-4 17, West 8-14 3-3 19, Hibbert 3-11 2-4 8, Hill 2-7 6-7 11, George 4-11 0-0 8, Barbosa 1-4 0-2 3, Hansbrough 3-9 1-2 7, Amundson 1-4 0-0 2, Collison 1-7 0-0 2. Totals 30-87 13-22 77. Orlando 21 30 13 17—81 Indiana 22 22 19 14—77 3-Point Goals-Orlando 9-24 (J.Richardson 5-8, Turkoglu 1-2, Q.Richardson 1-3, Anderson 1-4, Nelson 1-5, Redick 0-2), Indiana 4-13 (Granger 2-4, Barbosa 1-1, Hill 1-3, Collison 0-1, George 0-4). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Orlando 52 (Davis 13), Indiana 66 (Hibbert 13). AssistsOrlando 18 (Nelson 9), Indiana 17 (Collison 5). Total Fouls-Orlando 17, Indiana 17. A-18,165 (18,165).
Thunder 99, Mavericks 98 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 25 points and hit the game-winning jumper from the foul line with 1.5 seconds left to lift Oklahoma City past Dallas. Durant maneuvered to the free throw line and got off a high-arcing shot that hit off the front of the rim and then off the backboard before falling through. The defending NBA champion Mavericks, who were out of timeouts, could not get a shot off before the buzzer. Dirk Nowitzki scored 11 of his 25 points in the final five minutes and hit two free throws with nine seconds left to put Dallas ahead. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 28 points. DALLAS (98) Marion 7-14 0-0 17, Nowitzki 8-18 9-10 25, Haywood 1-4 2-4 4, Kidd 2-8 2-3 8, West 2-5 0-0 5, Terry 8-10 0-0 20, Carter 5-14 3-4 13, Mahinmi 1-4 4-4 6, Wright 0-1 0-0 0, Cardinal 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-78 20-25 98. OKLAHOMA CITY (99) Durant 10-27 4-5 25, Ibaka 9-12 3-4 22, Perkins 0-3 0-0 0, Westbrook 13-23 1-1 28, Sefolosha 2-2 0-0 5, Harden 4-7 9-10 19, Collison 0-0 0-0 0, Fisher 0-3 0-0 0, Cook 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 38-79 17-20 99. Dallas 26 25 22 25—98 Oklahoma City 22 26 21 30—99 3-Point Goals-Dallas 10-22 (Terry 4-5, Marion 3-5, Kidd 2-6, West 1-2, Carter 0-2, Nowitzki 0-2), Oklahoma City 6-16 (Harden 2-4, Sefolosha 1-1, Ibaka 1-1, Westbrook 1-2, Durant 1-6, Cook 0-2). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Dallas 51 (Marion 8), Oklahoma City 42 (Perkins 8). Assists-Dallas 15 (Kidd, Terry 5), Oklahoma City 17 (Westbrook 5). Total Fouls-Dallas 20, Oklahoma City 22. A-18,203 (18,203).
Saturday at Richmond International Raceway Richmond, Va. Lap length: .75 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (5) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 400 laps, 133.8 rating, 47 points. 2. (10) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 400, 106.9, 42. 3. (22) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 400, 126, 42. 4. (7) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 400, 111.6, 40. 5. (9) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 400, 109.1, 39. 6. (27) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 400, 104.1, 39. 7. (23) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 400, 97.9, 37. 8. (1) Mark Martin, Toyota, 400, 94.1, 37. 9. (16) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 400, 89.4, 35. 10. (2) Carl Edwards, Ford, 400, 126.4, 36. 11. (24) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 400, 86, 33. 12. (20) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 400, 87.3, 32. 13. (31) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 400, 76.2, 31. 14. (37) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 400, 71.9, 30. 15. (12) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 400, 84.5, 29. 16. (4) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 400, 94.7, 28. 17. (19) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 400, 74.6, 27. 18. (28) Greg Biffle, Ford, 400, 69.5, 26. 19. (3) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 400, 98.3, 26. 20. (21) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 399, 63.8, 24. 21. (26) Casey Mears, Ford, 399, 56.5, 23. 22. (14) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 399, 70.5, 22. 23. (6) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 399, 63.9, 21. 24. (18) Joey Logano, Toyota, 399, 57.6, 20. 25. (8) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 399, 75.8, 19. 26. (11) Aric Almirola, Ford, 398, 69.2, 18. 27. (15) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 398, 58.2, 17. 28. (13) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 397, 64.1, 16. 29. (17) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 397, 50.6, 15. 30. (29) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 397, 48, 15. 31. (30) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 396, 62.1, 13. 32. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 394, 43.5, 12. 33. (33) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 394, 40.7, 11. 34. (42) Reed Sorenson, Ford, 392, 37.6, 0. 35. (40) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, 391, 33.4, 9. 36. (41) David Gilliland, Ford, 355, 37.4, 8. 37. (34) David Stremme, Toyota, brakes, 139, 33.4, 7. 38. (32) Josh Wise, Ford, accident, 127, 35.7, 6. 39. (25) Michael McDowell, Ford, brakes, 67, 38.8, 5. 40. (43) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, vibration, 29, 32.5, 0. 41. (35) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, brakes, 28, 29.6, 0. 42. (39) Mike Bliss, Toyota, rear gear, 23, 27.3, 0. 43. (36) Scott Speed, Ford, electrical, 19, 26.4, 1. Race Statistics Top 12 in Points: 1. G.Biffle, 338; 2. D.Earnhardt Jr., 333; 3. D.Hamlin, 329;
4. M.Kenseth, 328; 5. M.Truex Jr., 316; 6. J.Johnson, 314; 7. K.Harvick, 313; 8. T.Stewart, 307; 9. C.Edwards, 287; 10. R.Newman, 278; 11. Ky.Busch, 265; 12. C.Bowyer, 264.
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Saturday at TPC Louisiana Avondale, La. Purse: $6.4 million Yardage: 7,425; Par 72 Third Round Jason Dufner 67-65-67—199 Graham DeLaet 68-67-66—201 John Rollins 67-66-69—202 Ernie Els 66-68-68—202 Ryan Palmer 72-67-64—203 Steve Stricker 66-68-69—203 Cameron Tringale 65-70-68—203 Luke Donald 73-65-66—204 Ken Duke 65-68-71—204 Ben Curtis 67-70-68—205 Rickie Fowler 71-65-69—205 Alex Cejka 70-69-67—206 J.B. Holmes 71-67-68—206 Daniel Summerhays 68-70-68—206 Greg Chalmers 70-64-72—206 Webb Simpson 68-72-67—207 George McNeill 70-70-67—207 Justin Rose 72-67-68—207 Scott Piercy 72-66-69—207 Kyle Reifers 69-68-70—207 Bubba Watson 71-71-65—207 Russell Knox 69-64-74—207 Stuart Appleby 69-69-70—208 James Driscoll 73-65-70—208 Tim Herron 69-68-71—208 Daniel Chopra 66-70-72—208 William McGirt 70-69-70—209 Jason Kokrak 70-70-69—209 Jimmy Walker 70-71-68—209 Jonas Blixt 68-70-71—209 David Hearn 68-73-68—209 Charles Howell III 71-66-72—209 Chris Stroud 66-71-72—209 Erik Compton 69-68-72—209 Rocco Mediate 71-65-73—209 Kris Blanks 69-68-72—209 Camilo Villegas 69-66-74—209 David Toms 72-68-70—210 Seung-Yul Noh 70-69-71—210 David Mathis 72-69-69—210 Greg Owen 70-69-71—210 Brian Davis 71-67-72—210 Bobby Gates 71-65-74—210 Matt Jones 72-70-68—210 Fred Funk 72-67-72—211 David Duval 72-69-70—211 Mark Anderson 69-70-72—211 Chris DiMarco 71-70-70—211 Patrick Reed 71-70-70—211 Hank Kuehne 71-70-70—211 J.J. Henry 69-72-70—211 Will Claxton 72-69-70—211 John Senden 72-70-69—211 Brendon de Jonge 73-69-69—211 John Merrick 72-70-69—211 Graeme McDowell 69-73-69—211 Miguel Angel Carballo 69-70-73—212 Colt Knost 70-70-72—212 Jeff Overton 72-67-73—212 K.J. Choi 71-68-73—212 Tommy Biershenk 74-67-71—212 Peter Hanson 74-68-70—212 Vaughn Taylor 69-71-73—213 Geoff Ogilvy 76-66-71—213 Lucas Glover 70-72-71—213 Danny Lee 72-68-74—214 Briny Baird 69-71-74—214 Brian Gay 70-70-74—214 Troy Kelly 69-72-73—214 Kevin Streelman 69-73-72—214 Garth Mulroy 70-72-72—214 Made cut; will not finish Michael Bradley 72-68-75—215 Tommy Gainey 73-69-73—215 Charley Hoffman 69-73-73—215 Scott Verplank 69-73-73—215 Mathew Goggin 70-72-73—215 Chris Couch 72-69-75—216 Gavin Coles 72-70-75—217 Alexandre Rocha 72-70-77—219
Big 12 Championship Saturday at Whispering Pines Golf Club Trinity, Texas Team standings: 1. Texas A&M 296286-286—868, 2. Texas 302-292-283— 877, 3. Texas Tech 290-298-290—878, 4. Oklahoma 292-292-296—880, 5. Baylor 304-297-290—891, 6. Oklahoma State 310-302-287—899, 7. Iowa State 307-299299—905. 8. Missouri 312-301-300—913, 9. Kansas State 307-304-307—918, 10. Kansas 307-320-304—931. Kansas results: T27. Dylan McClure 75-77-75—227, T36. Chris Gilbert 78-8074—232, T44. Alex Gutesha 78-83-75— 236, T46. Doug Quinones 76-81-80—237, 50. David Auer 83-82-91—256,
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CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Friday, April 27 Phoenix 4, Nashville 3, OT, Phoenix leads series 1-0 Saturday’s Games NY Rangers 3, Washington 1, NY Rangers leads series 1-0 Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1, Los Angeles leads series 1-0 Today’s Games New Jersey at Philadelphia, 2 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix, 7 p.m.
C Team Saturday at Ice Field SM South 6, Lawrence High 1 L — Nick Haynes. LHS highlights — Adam Hayes 1-for3; Alex Smith 1-for-3; Carter Gehrke 1-for-3; Steven Garcia 2-for-2. SM South 5, Lawrence High 1 L — Gage Nelson. LHS highlights — Zach Alderman 1-for-3; Chris Bowers 2-for-3; Nate Hulse 1-for-3; Alex Smith 2-for-3; Luke Zenger 1-for-3. LHS record — 7-7. Next for LHS — 4:15 p.m. Wednesday vs. Olathe East at Ice Field.
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting K.C. 7 1 0 21 12 3 D.C. 4 2 3 15 15 10 New York 4 3 1 13 18 14 Chicago 2 2 2 8 7 8 Houston 2 2 2 8 7 8 Montreal 2 5 2 8 9 15 Philadelphia 2 4 1 7 5 8 Columbus 2 4 1 7 6 10 New England 2 5 0 6 5 9 Toronto FC 0 7 0 0 6 16 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA San Jose 6 1 1 19 15 6 Real Salt Lake 6 3 1 19 16 11 Vancouver 4 2 2 14 7 6 Seattle 4 1 1 13 8 3 Colorado 4 4 0 12 12 10 FC Dallas 3 3 2 11 9 11 Los Angeles 3 3 0 9 10 10 Chivas USA 3 5 0 9 4 9 Portland 2 5 1 7 9 13 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games Montreal 2, Portland 0 New York 1, New England 0 San Jose 2, Philadelphia 1 Vancouver 1, Columbus 0 D.C. United 3, Houston 2 Seattle FC 2, Chicago 1 Real Salt Lake 3, Toronto FC 2 Colorado 4, Chivas USA 0 FC Dallas at Los Angeles (n)
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Streeter nourishes ‘hidden treasure’ of sport he loves By Benton Smith email@example.com
For Randy Streeter, wrestling is life. Head coach for both the Sunflower Kids Wrestling club and South Middle School, and an assistant coach at Lawrence High, Streeter eats, drinks and breathes wrestling. He even met his wife, Melissa, through the sport he grew up loving in tiny Beaver Falls, N.Y. Another sport may reign supreme in Lawrence, home of Kansas University’s men’s basketball team, but Streeter thinks wrestling is a “hidden treasure” for young city athletes, and his passion for teaching grappling to children as young as 4 or 5 has turned Sunflower Kids Wrestling into a laboratory where future state champions are created. Streeter helped found SKW in 2001, when a small group of parents decided they wanted something more for their children in a youth wrestling program. The founding class includes names that a decade later became the faces of LHS wrestling: Reece WrightConklin, Hunter Haralson, Caden Lynch, Andrew Denning and Levi Flohrschutz. There were just a dozen or so club members in 2001, but this year SKW, Streeter’s pride and joy, had close to 50 wrestlers, and roughly 80 percent of them were in fourth grade or below. Himself a kids club product, Streeter said starting young usually, but not always, is a key to success. “Kids that are pretty salty and pretty successful kids when they get to high school are the kids that started when they were 5, 6, 7 years old,” he said, pointing to 2012 Class 6A state champions WrightConklin, who started at 4, and Haralson, who began at 5. Though admittedly biased, Streeter described wrestling as “the single biggest opportunity for life lessons” in a young adult or child. Not one to knock other sports, Streeter trusts wrestling to provide instruction in dedication and humility. “It teaches you a lot about getting knocked down — that’s for sure — and getting back up,” Streeter said. “That’s what happens in the world to everybody at some point.” Becky Clothier’s son,
CAMP INFO The Sunflower Kids Wrestling summer camp, for all ages and experience levels, is June 4-6 at the Lawrence High wrestling room. E-mail coach Randy Streeter at randy@ sunflowerkidswrestling. com for registration. Alan, has won a state middle school championship with SKW. She has been around Streeter and the program since her older son, Evan, now in college, joined the team in seventh grade. The wrestlers, Becky said, think Streeter is cool and therefore want to learn. She said Alan, who is competitive, used to act as if a loss was the end of the world. Streeter taught him how to handle setbacks and keep improving. Parents take note of Streeter’s approach, even from afar. Haralson wasn’t always part of SKW. He had lived and wrestled in De Soto for two years before his parents saw Streeter coaching. Haralson’s mother, Jenny Steichen, said they were so enamored that the family moved to Lawrence so Haralson could join the Sunflower team. Like many wrestlers, Haralson has been under Streeter’s wing since. “He’s their friend, he’s their mentor,” Steichen said, noting the coach also is a father figure to wrestlers in single-mother homes. “He’s everything to them.” Streeter has three boys of his own — Caleb, 9, Eric, 7, and Drew, 5. Wright-Conklin said his coach always had a way of reining in the hyper-wandering attention of youngsters. “Randy is really good with the little kids,” Wright-Conklin said. “He’s got a lot of patience with them.” Highly skilled young wrestlers are a product of that capacity. Dan Lynch’s sons, Caden, 17, and Cael, 9, have learned under Streeter’s tutelage. Dan said Streeter taught Caden a move called the quarter nelson, which is almost never pulled off in youth wrestling. But Streeter’s repetitive coaching of the move allowed Caden to execute it in a match. Says Streeter, “I love the sport, I love kids and I love what the sport has done for me.”
“Kids that are pretty salty and pretty successful kids when they get to high school are the kids that started when they were 5, 6, 7 years old.”
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Retired coach relishing ‘great life’ By Shaun Hittle firstname.lastname@example.org
Retired South Junior High School physical education teacher and longtime basketball, baseball and track coach Ron Garvin, 62, sits on a porch talking sports and retirement at a west Lawrence home. His short but trim and fit-looking frame is dressed in paint-splattered shorts and a T-shirt. He’s taking a break from his new job, painting houses for Classic Painting, along with several other retired teachers. Life’s a little more relaxed now, Garvin said, and he wears retirement well. “It’s a great life,” said Garvin, who retired a few years ago. He does a little painting during the week and occasionally finds himself substitute teaching. The best part is helping coach his grandchildren’s baseball and softball teams. That’s how he gets his “coaching fix,” he said, after 28 years coaching junior high football and basketball, 20 years as an assistant baseball coach for Lawrence High, and an-
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FORMER BASKETBALL, BASEBALL AND TRACK COACH RON GARVIN simulates a bunt during a youth baseball practice at the YSI sports complex. Though he’s retired, Garvin helps coach his grandson’s baseball team. other dozen years coaching track. “Whatever’s in season,” said Garvin of his coaching career. He says he’s been lucky in life; finding a career he loved, marrying his high school sweetheart, and being blessed with good health. Now it’s time to take things a little easier. But friend Tom Boxberger, whose daughter Elyse plays softball with Garvin’s granddaughter, Kenzie, said there’s noth-
ing relaxed about Garvin’s approach to his assistant coaching job for the girls team. Garvin pitches in to help his son Jay, who’s the head coach, for the offseason team. Boxberger says he and Garvin will be hanging out at some softball tournament, and Garvin will pull a little book out of his back pocket. It’s a scouting report for other teams and players he’s compiled through the years.
“He’ll know what some of these girls did at some tournament three years ago in Lee’s Summit,” Boxberger said. The somewhat obsessive attention to detail isn’t restricted to the players. Boxberger says Garvin always knows the umpires’ names, and he’s even caught Garvin writing their names on the inside of his hand before games. Lawrence High School baseball coach Brad Stoll, who coached with Garvin for six years, said that
dedication to detail made him a great addition to his coaching staff. “Fundamentals. Fundamentals. Fundamentals,” Stoll said. “Even if you fail at something, you do the little things right.” Garvin had a way of being firm and tough, but was never the yelling and screaming type, Stoll said. “I never heard him raise his voice,” Stoll said. But, “he could easily turn a baseball practice into a cross country meet.” It was well-known by the players that mistakes in practice would be rewarded with a wide variety of running punishments. “It had to be done a certain way,” Garvin said. “You couldn’t cut corners.” Garvin — an Atchison native — spent two years at Highland Community College before coming to the University of Kansas. Despite a love of sports and playing basketball and baseball in high school, Garvin’s original plan was to become a civil engineer. He dropped out of KU and spent a year working for an engineering firm in Topeka, but wasn’t sold on it as a career path.
“It was time to have a change of course,” he said. Garvin sat down with his now wife, Jane, and they “figured it all out.” He liked sports and teaching others, and figured being a teacher and coach wouldn’t be a bad life. Garvin received his bachelor’s and master’s from KU in recreational administration and started at South Junior High for the first of his 33 years — 10 spent as a math teacher, 23 as a physical education teacher. The couple raised two children here in Lawrence — and now have three grandchildren — and Jane worked at a local preschool for many years. In all his years coaching, Garvin said it’s the ‘thankyou’ letters and cards he gets from former players that mean the most. He realizes he was tough on players, but hopes in the end, they realize “it was well worth it.” “Pressure. Pressure. Pressure,” said Garvin of his practices. “But we still had fun.” Garvin’s definition of fun? “When you have success. Wow.”
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His persona is one of inclusion. Anyone who has spent any sizable amount of time on Free State High’s campus surely recognizes his welcoming smile and the distinct accent that doubles as the only proof he hasn’t lived in Lawrence his entire life. Kelly Barah grew up thousands of miles from Lawrence. A native of Cameroon, where his lifelong devotion to the sport known there as football began, Barah coaches soccer and teaches biology at FSHS. The Firebirds head coach has so vigorously embraced his role with the boys and girls soccer teams that his devotion has forged a genuine community among players, parents and coaches. Barah first came to Lawrence in 2003 to get his degree in human biology at Kansas University. “I loved the place way too much to leave,” he said. Eventually, Barah found his niche with Free State soccer, first as an assistant to former head coach Jason Pendleton. Now in his second year leading the Firebirds, Barah has constructed a family environment using ubuntu, an African philosophy that means “I am who I am because of who we are.” It has become Free State’s soccer slogan. Said Barah: “I see this
program as being a community thing, it’s a collective thing.” Operating on a plane where winning and personal connections share equal importance, the coach set out to get soccer parents involved in his burgeoning colony. Barah’s offseason conditioning program immediately drew attention, because the coach kept it intense, but wasn’t afraid to mix things up by using workouts that weren’t necessarily traditional, such as yoga for flexibility. Wanting to fully enjoy the training and make it a family affair, Barah thought: “Why not throw some parents in there?’” This past fall he introduced Saturday morning boot camps for the players’ mothers and fathers. Personal training is one of Barah’s loves, and he wanted to help people in his soccer family interested in getting into shape. For about an hour each week, he leads the group in lunges, ab exercises and anything else he can concoct, such as whipping a giant gymnasium rope, to get the parents’ heart rates up through fat-burning labor. When Missy Allen first saw her sons Nick and Chris go through summer workouts, she thought the activities looked fun but nearly impossible for her to duplicate. Upon joining boot camp, Allen got past her “no way can I do
that” mindset with Barah’s help. She said the coach’s acceptance of the dozen or more parents and their varying abilities made that possible. “He has a way of bringing about the best in you,” Allen said, “in a very understated, quiet way.” That’s the same kind of response Barah gets from his players. Free State senior goalkeeper Elena Auer said the Firebirds love their coach’s approach. “He’s very positive about everything,” Auer said. “He’ll let you know what you’re doing wrong, but you won’t take it personally.” Plus, junior Abbey Casady said, Barah makes a point to connect with people and understand personal outlooks. “He is really good at thinking of everyone individually,” she said. Boot camps were just the beginning. This spring, Barah added a 30day challenge regimen for the parents. On weekday evenings, when Free State doesn’t have a game, Barah leads workouts after he gets done with soccer practice. On game nights, the parents get “homework” assignments. Brian Gay and his wife, Lisa, have enjoyed sharing a coach with their son, Zach. Brian called Barah a great motivator, citing exercises geared for what each individual can do. He said workouts don’t seem
to go as quickly on homework nights, when Barah isn’t around to keep saying “five more seconds.” “I think his personality,” Brian said, “is just that you almost don’t realize or even know you’re working out.” Allen said Barah’s encouraging phrases, such as “Do your best, forget the rest,” are what keep parents coming back.
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DANNY LENZ, LOCAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR for Douglas County Special Olympics, left, gives instructions to swimmer Ben Clark, 18, during training at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center.
Director ‘like a big brother’ By Christine Metz firstname.lastname@example.org
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KU BASKETBALL COACH BILL SELF CELEBRATES AN OVERTIME WIN against Missouri on Feb. 25, 2012. At center, behind Self, is Safety Sgt. Gary Wieden, with KU Public Safety, who has had the job of “guarding” Self for the past two years. Self considers Wieden a good-luck charm. The only time Wieden didn’t guard Self? A rare home loss to Texas in 2011.
Guarding Self ‘dream job’ By Shaun Hittle email@example.com
After the Kansas University men’s basketball team lost to the Texas Longhorns last year at Allen Fieldhouse, coach Bill Self approached KU Public Safety Sgt. Gary Wieden. You see, for the past two years, Wieden’s been the officer responsible for guarding Self at home games. Because of other police responsibilities, Wieden wasn’t at his typical game-day spot, right behind Self. “He was not happy I was not there,” Wieden said. “I thought he was joking.” But along with all the other inside knowledge Wieden gleans from his access as Self’s bodyguard during games, he’s learned Self is a superstitious man. The look on Self’s face
let Wieden know he was serious. Since then, it’s only been Wieden tasked with protecting perhaps Lawrence’s most popular person. Getting great seats, and seeing the KU team up close, is a special honor for a lucky KU public safety officer. “This is a real dream job,” said Wieden, a Jayhawk fan. “It’s a real plus.” Much better than directing traffic on cold, windy game days, something Wieden had done for many years before moving up to Self’s bodyguard. It took Wieden — a public safety officer for 33 years and former Jayhawk — three decades to earn the honor. The KU Public Safety Department has always had a bodyguard for the opposing coach, but started protecting Self a few
years back, just in case, said Chris Keary, KU Public Safety spokesman. Guarding Self is usually a fairly easy gig, Wieden said. Who would want to hurt the man who’s won eight straight Big 12 championships for the Jayhawks? “It’s a love fest,” Wieden said. Wieden meets Self when he shows up at Allen Fieldhouse, and then basically “shadows” the coach to the locker room, and sits right behind him during the game. Sometimes, Wieden has to quickly shuttle Self through crowds. But there’s never been a real tense situation, Wieden said. Because Self ends up on camera a lot, so does Wieden — who stands out with a bald head and goatee. Wieden says he is often recognized out in
Lawrence and frequently hears, “Hey, you’re the guy behind the bench.” It adds up to a lot of fun for his family; Wieden has three grown children and 11 grandchildren who love spotting him on camera. He even gets recognized out-of-state by diehard Jayhawk fans. Most recently, Wieden said he was recognized when he got off a plane in South Carolina. While it’s a mostly fun job, Wieden said it’s not without its risks. With all the cameras, Wieden says he needs to pay attention to the game to avoid Wieden’s biggest nightmare: getting clocked in the head by an errant ball. “The last thing I need to be is a highlight on SportsCenter,” he said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/ shaunhittle.
Group keeps fieldhouse clean By Andy Hyland firstname.lastname@example.org
Just minutes after the (usually happy) fans begin to file out of Allen Fieldhouse after a Kansas basketball game, another team begins warming up. Usually before the last fans have left the building, a group that typically numbers about 30 people gets to work on a task that will usually take at least five to six hours, and that’s if they’re lucky and skilled. After all, someone needs to pick up all that shredded newspaper students toss in the air and the rest of the leftover trash. And that task falls to KU student organizations and nonprofit groups of all kinds who sign up for the chore in return for some cash for their group. “It’s too much for our day-to-day staff to handle,” said Casey Cook, director of events and facilities for Kansas Athletics Inc. Cook said many of the groups are student organizations looking for extra cash, but they get churches and other nonprofits from throughout the region. Returning groups have a draft each year to determine which groups get which games, and how many games each group wants to do. Men’s games pay $2,200, and women’s games start at $700 but can increase based on attendance. Women’s games against Missouri and Kansas State, for example, typically pay
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KANSAS UNIVERSITY STUDENT KATY SACKUVICH, A FIFTH-YEAR SENIOR FROM OLATHE, is part of the reason Allen Fieldhouse gets clean following home games. Sackuvich and other members of the Betty’s and Horror Zontals, the women’s and men’s ultimate Frisbee club teams, spend about six hours, four to six times a year cleaning the historic building. more, Cook said. Groups can earn an extra amount for recycling the plastic bottles they find, he said. Vanessa Ernst, a junior from St. Joseph, Kan., helps pick up trash for her student athletic training group. “It’s more of a mental than a physical thing,” she said. “Everybody has gloves on. We literally are picking up little pieces of popcorn.” A final check to see whether the groups have cleaned up the fieldhouse adequately can take 45 minutes, Ernst said. Katy Sackuvich, a senior from Olathe, is a pro at this. Her ultimate Frisbee women’s team pairs with the men’s team, and she estimates she’s pulled
fieldhouse cleanup duty at least 25 times or so over the years. At the draft, she recommends going for winter break games, where fewer students typically attend. She recalled one game a few years ago against Missouri where she went home at 6:30 a.m. because she had an 8 a.m. class, and the group was still working. KU provides leaf blowers, and teams get to work right away. Sackuvich said it’s best to work from the top down, making a sweep to pick up the bigger items, and then coming back around with the leaf blowers. “There’s enormous amounts of newspaper,” she said.
In fact, when she goes to games, she doesn’t throw any newspaper, because she knows how much of a pain it is to pick up. “You really learn to hate that tradition,” she said. Cook said the athletic department does a similar program at Memorial Stadium after football games, but those cleanups are typically done starting on Sunday morning. Sackuvich said she’s managed to find all sorts of things mixed in with that trash. Credit cards, cell phones, car keys, glasses (with a pretty thick prescription), shoes and even a pair of pants. “I don’t know how you leave your shoes or pants at Allen Fieldhouse,” she said.
Danny Lenz is the kind of guy who is there when you have a question. He’ll stick by your side if your parents can’t make it to a game and tease you when you’ve done something silly. And, he’s always the one standing on the sideline cheering. That’s according to Lisa Young, one of the athletes in the Douglas County Special Olympics program. “He is like a big brother,” Young said. Lenz is program director for the Douglas County Special Olympics program. And he has been “adopted” as a big brother by many. Sherrie and Larry Saathoff’s daughter Becky competes in just about every sport the program has to offer and they consider Lenz to be like a son to them. “Becky sometimes gets confused and calls him her stepbrother,” Sherrie Saathoff said. “But she considers him her brother and he considers her his sister.” As the local program director Lenz is the one who sets up team rosters, makes sure facilities are available for practices and schedules the bus trips for out-of-town tournaments. He’s at nearly every practice and uses about a week of vacation time every year to attend Special Olympics events. “He’s the driver,” Connie Warkins said of Lenz’s involvement in an organization that has more than 100 athletes and nearly a dozen sports. Saathoff recruited Lenz into Special Olympics when he was a student working part-time in Kansas University’s special education department. Saathoff was looking for a soccer coach and Lenz had played soccer competitively in high school and for fun in college. Lenz agreed to coach and loved it. “That was it, we roped him in,” Saathoff said. That winter he went on to coach basketball and stuck around for track and swimming in the spring. By summer, he had been asked to be the program’s sports coordinator. “It was my first opportunity in a leadership position in any sort of an organization,” Lenz said. Lenz has no children in Special Olympics and the many hours he puts into the program are 100-percent volunteer. The 30-year-old’s day job is with the budget and financial planning office for Johnson County government. “He gives up a lot of his time,” Warkins said. “There would be a lot of people that would be out (partying) at that age.” As much as he has given the athletes, Lenz said he
has benefited just as much in return. “It’s given me confidence and an opportunity to see what I could do and to develop in an environment where the parents never criticized me,” he said. Working with people who have disabilities is a family affair for Lenz. His father earned a Ph.D. in special education at KU. His mother has worked with the special populations through the city of Lawrence’s Parks and Recreation Department. And, his brother organizes the parks and rec’s special population sports leagues. But, probably the most influential person was Lenz’s aunt, who had Down’s syndrome. Although the two were more than 10 years apart in age, when Lenz was a preteen, they had both reached a similar level of maturity. “We used to bicker and bicker and bicker, just like siblings,” Lenz said. But having his aunt in his life also taught him important social cues. “It probably made it easier to grow up with someone with special needs. You understand immediately how to interact and joke around.” Parents and athletes alike note Lenz’s ability to connect with the athletes. “He is just a fun guy. He jokes around with them and by joking around he has built their respect and they want to do well for him,” Saathoff said. In a sense, Lenz has grown up with some of the athletes. Saathoff’s daughter Becky sat beside him in elementary school. And, Warkins’ daughter Jessie was a student in his mother’s classroom when she was a para educator at Hillcrest. The two still routinely see each other. “I think he really loves the athletes and really enjoys it,” Warkins said. Over the years, Lenz has had a mixture of funny, heartwarming and triumphant experiences. There was the athlete who in the middle of a close volleyball match reached down to pick up a penny just as the ball was headed toward him. And he remembers a race where an athlete approached the finish line close to tears because he was so exhausted from running as hard as he could. Lenz remembers the excitement of hearing that one of his athletes — weight lifter Brady Tanner — was headed to the Special Olympics World Games. And this winter, he watched a Douglas County team play at the Kansas City Municipal Auditorium during the halftime of women basketball’s Big 12 championship game. “They were loving it, absolutely loving it,” he said.
“I think he really loves the athletes and really enjoys it.”
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ANNALIZE SUSSMAN, A KANSAS UNIVERSITY MASTER’S STUDENT, SINGS as David Neely, director of orchestral activities, conducts the KU Symphony Orchestra during a rehearsal for Opera Gala concerts. The Gala includes performances Thursday at the Lied Center and Saturday at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo. BELOW: Helzberg Hall, where the KU School of Music Opera Gala Concert will be performed inside the Kauffman Center, is shown.
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KU opera, symphony to take stage at ‘surreal’ Kauffman Center By Terry Rombeck
Annalize Sussman remembers the first time she saw the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. “I thought it was magical,” the Kansas University master’s student says. “The building from the exterior has such beautiful architecture. It complements the landscape really well, sitting on that big hill.” That was just the beginning. She went inside: “You can really hear a pin drop. It’s surreal.” Sussman, an opera performance major, has performed twice at Kansas City’s 7-month-old gem, both with
p production of Puccini’s “Turrandot.” She will have another opportunity Saturday, when p When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday KU opera students and the K Where: Lied Center KU Symphony Orchestra K Tickets: $7 for the public perform their 2012 Opera p and $5 for students, availGala. The Kansas City perG able by calling the Lied Cenfformance is one of two off ter Box Office at 864-2787 tthe show, which will feature Additional performance at excerpts from operas such e 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kauffaas “Carmen,” “Falstaff” and man Center for the Perform““Madama Butterfly.” ing Arts in Kansas City, Mo. All tickets for the Kansas Tickets to that show were City performance, which C free, but no tickets remain. were free, are spoken for. w Tickets for a performance T Thursday at the Lied Center T aare still available at the centhe chorus to accompany ter’s box office. tenor Placido Domingo’s gala opening show and with Please see KAUFFMAN, page 2E Kansas City Lyric Opera’s
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The Lied Center announced its 2012-13 season lineup Friday night, and it features high-profile national acts, Broadway hits, classic musicals and more. Tickets go on sale to Friends of the Lied and students Monday and to the general public May 14. The season’s highlights include Ravi Shankar, the legendary sitar player and composer who inspired the Beatles, on Oct. 3; actor John Lithgow, whose one-man theatrical memoir “Stories by Heart” comes to the Lied Center Oct. 20; Kansas Citybased Quixotic, which blends technology, movement and music, on Nov. 9; Broadway hits “Beauty and the Beast” (Dec. 12) and “West Side Story” (Feb. 19); and music from the Scottish Highlands by the Black Watch 3rd Battalion and the Band of the Scots Guards on Feb. 15. “This season we are thrilled to bring outstanding performances to the center that enrich the community and KU, and we look forward to providing benefits and engagement opportunities beyond the stage,” said Tim Van Leer, executive director of the Lied Center. The schedule: Free Outdoor Concert with Buckwheat Zydeco, Friday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m. Intergalactic Nemesis, Saturday, Sept. 22; two performances, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Ragamala Dance, Sacred Earth, Friday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. Ravi Shankar, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. Jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon, performing “Lena Horne, A Lovesome Thing,” Friday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. So Percussion, Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. John Lithgow, “Stories by Heart,” Saturday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. Please see LIED,, page p g 2E
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was covering a high school baseball game Tuesday night while pondering what to write in my column this week. It occurred to me that the very thing I was photographing would be of interest — or at least the method I was using to photograph the subject. For parents of baseball or softball players, an impediment to photographing your kids on the playing field is the ugly backstop fencing between the field and the fans. As a member of the
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press, I get access in the dugout or on the field. If you’re a parent or fan, you’re left with a wall of metal mesh between you and the subject. Here’s a possible solution: 1) Take your
longest lens or zoom your point-and-shoot to its longest telephoto position. 2) Set the aperture on your lens to its largest opening. Look for f-stops around f3.5 or 4.0 or smaller. If you’re using automatic settings, like on a point-and-shoot camera, use aperturepriority and select your largest aperture. 3) Walk up to the fence and place your lens directly on it parallel to the chain links. Center your lens over one of the openings in the chain link, not Please see LENS, page 2E
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THIS PHOTOGRAPH, SHOWN FULL-FRAME, was taken through a chain link fence using a telephoto lens and a fairly large aperture. This combination creates a shallow depth of field and made the fence almost invisible. Best results are with a fixed subject, long telephoto lens, large aperture and the lens right up against the fence.
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Kansas City focus The performance at the Kauffman Center, which is home to the Kansas City Ballet, the Kansas City Symphony and Lyric Opera of Kansas City, is part of an effort for the School of Music to have a greater presence in Kansas City, says Dean Robert Walzel. The school already has a Holiday Vespers performance at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, and many faculty members already Terry Rombeck/Journal-World Photos perform with Kansas City THE KU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA REHEARSES in preparation for the KU Opera Gala arts organizations. “We feel strongly we concerts this week. Saturday’s concert gives KU students an opportunity to perform want to have a higher- at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, which has received rave reviews profile presence in Kansas from audiences and performers since its opening seven months ago. BELOW: Violinist City,” Walzel says. “We’re Erin Fulton rehearses with the KU Symphony Orchestra in preparation for the KU able to take our music to Opera Gala concerts this week. other venues. It’s harder to take things like chemis- ter a unique place. It’s a try labs to other places. In great opportunity to perthat way, we see ourselves form in a different space. as ambassadors for the “With all the buzz university.” that’s been created about The KU Wind Ensemble the center in Kansas City, performed at the Kauffman and the acoustical excelCenter in November, mak- lence there, it’s a chance ing it the first KU organiza- for the kids to go swim in tion to have a show there. the same pond as the big That performance, just as fish.” Saturday’s will be, was paid for by a gift from Kansas Student experience That opportunity is not City attorney James Zakoura, a KU alumnus. Wal- lost on Sussman, who says zel says each performance the Kauffman Center is of the Wind Ensemble’s your own sound ring from at the Kauffman Center the greatest hall she’s per- event in November, and where you’re standing.” formed in he appreciated both the costs KU With all the buzz during her ambience and acoustics Kauffman perspective between That sort of reaction m u s i c a l the Kauffman Center pro$10,000 and that’s been created was exactly what officials career. vides. $15,000. about the center in “We’re “Architecturally, it was with the Kauffman Center “ T h e all so ex- pretty incredible — it’s were expecting when they Lied Cen- Kansas City, and the cited, and like walking into a differ- built their two performter is a acoustical excellence we realize ent planet,” he says. “As ing spaces: the 1,600-seat b e a u t i f u l there, it’s a chance for what an far as the acoustics, it was Helzberg Hall, home to space and o p p o r t u - a shocking experience. Saturday’s performance, a wonder- the kids to go swim in nity it is As a percussionist, in the and the 1,800-seat Muriel ful place the same pond as the to put on back of the ensemble, the Kauffman Theatre. to perform big fish.” a concert comments from your diin,” Walon the rector are usually along zel says. same stage the lines of, ‘Play harder. “But to go — KU School of Music Dean Robert as world- Use harder sticks.’ and per- Walzel class mu“There, we did not have form in the s i c i a n s , ” that experience at all. The same place way the hall is built, you where a professional she says. Doug Perry, a master’s could hear the percussymphony performs, and architecturally, a build- student who leads the or- sionists loud and clear. ing that’s quite exquisite, chestra’s percussion sec- And it’s also kind of an makes the Kauffman Cen- tion, agrees. He was part eerie phenomenon to hear
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where the links intersect. Start photographing. (If your P&S lens is small enough, it may actually fit through the link fence, in which case this technique is not required.) This is the best way to photograph specific players or bases where you can maintain the same framing on the subject, but it is not well-suited for following action on the field. Any movement of the camera, in relation to the fence, can affect the clarity of images. When I use this technique I’m usually framing tight on a pitcher from behind home plate with my lens pressed right up against the fence. Results depend a lot on your equipment. What is happening is that the telephoto lens and large aperture combine to create a shallow depth of field. This means objects near or up against the lens, like chain links crossing through the corners of your frame, are less perceptible. In some cases, evidence of the fence disappears. No, you wouldn’t want to cover a whole game using this technique, but it can improve your chances of getting cleaner photos of your favorite players. At least it’s a better option than bolt cutters. — Chief photographer Mike Yoder can be reached at 832-7141.
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JOHN LITHGOW PORTRAYS columnist and political pundit Joseph Alsop in a scene from the play “The Columnist,” playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in New York. Lithgow will be coming to the Lied Center on Oct. 20 to perform his one-man theatrical memoir “Stories by Heart”
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Classical guitarist Robert Belinic, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m. “Here to Stay: The Gershwin Experience,” Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m. Quixotic, Friday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. David Gonzalez with Larry Harlow and the Latin Legends Band, “¡Sofrito!” Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” Wednesday, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. Pianist Andrew Tyson, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m. An Evening with Suzanne Vega and daughter Ruby Froom, Saturday, Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Indian Ink Theatre Co., “Guru of Chai,” Feb. 7-9, 7:30 p.m. The Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch 3rd Battalion the Royal Regiments of Scotland and the Band of Scots Guards, Friday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. “West Side Story,” Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. Russian National Orchestra, Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. Clarinetist Narek Arutyunian, Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m. Swiss pantomime troupe Mummenschanz, Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. Jazz violinist Regina Carter, Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. Brentano String Quartet, Friday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit lied.ku.edu.
L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD Both are ranked in the top 10 of several national acoustical rankings, and the center has drawn more than 330,000 visitors since its opening in September. “It simply enhances what you do, the nuances of student performances,” says Jane Chu, president and CEO of the Kauffman Center, about the KU students’ experience there. “Students at that level are trained about nuances and details. They know the differences. Students who perform in these halls notice the work they did is not for no reason.” Chu, herself a classically trained musician, says hosting KU performances fits in well with the mission of the Kauffman Center, which also has funds available for K-12 students available to attend performances. She is hoping to develop additional, formal agreements with the KU School of Music. But for now, the goal has been to perfect her own performance spaces with acoustical tweaks. In terms of acoustical performances without amplification, she says, “we would not have done a thing different.” The organization is still adjusting amplified performances. “This is like raising a 7-month-old,” she says. “You don’t just walk away.” Though the center is in its infancy, KU performers such as Sussman are still excited about the opportunity. “With that energy and ambience,” she says, “I’ve never performed anywhere like the Kauffman Center. It makes me excited about the places I’d like to perform in my career.”
Cubism? Rubik helps with anniversary exhibit JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s a puzzle, a metaphor and a hit toy — and in a couple of years, the Rubik’s Cube will be a museum exhibition in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The toy’s creator, Erno Rubik, 67, is being honored Friday at a gala at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. He has traveled from his native Budapest, Hungary, to help develop the exhibit, which will open in April 2014. The exhibit is scheduled to travel for seven years to design and science museums around the world. Rubik was an architect teaching a class at the Budapest College of Applied Arts in 1974 when he decided to build a cube to teach students about 3-D space. He soon realized it could become a hit toy when students and fellow teachers couldn’t put it down. It was mass-marketed in the West in 1980 and has been an enduring sales hit, selling more than 500 million all over the world, not counting the counterfeits, according to Rubik. Rubik insists he “discovered” the cube rather than invented it. “In my view it’s part of nature, and it’s not an artificial object; it’s a natural one,” he said.
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BOOKS Undreamt of success ‘Art of Fielding’ author has gone from poverty to literary fame By Steven Zeitchik Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK — There are author success stories. There’s winning the lottery. And then there’s Chad Harbach. A long-suffering, oftenstarving MFA graduate, Harbach spent much of his 20s Kirk Kirkland, and 30s working temp jobs self-employed, so he could write a novel, Lawrence sometimes with barely $100 “‘The Guitar Player’s in his bank account. Guide to Repair.’” He thought no one would ever read his book, titled “The Art of Fielding.” It featured, after all, some pretty ambitious literary writing, a prominent gay character and a baseball motif, all no-nos for anyone with aspirations to the fiction best-seller list. But after a decade of working and reworking, things began to turn around. Agency rejections turned into representation. Editor ambivalence transformed Erin Lavin, into interest. Harbach’s student, book, a tale of how lives Lawrence “Terry Pratchett’s ‘Men at at a fictional Midwestern university are toppled Arms.’ It’s great.” after a young shortstop’s wild throw, became almost magically sought-after — so much so that the publisher Little, Brown and Co. paid more than $650,000 to secure publishing rights during a fierce bidding war. Blurbs from John Irving and Jonathan Franzen followed. So did a Vanity Fair story Erin Breeden, school district employee, about Harbach and the back story of the book’s Lawrence “I’m looking for vegetarian publication. When the novel came out last Sepcookbooks.” tember to glowing reviews, “The Art of Fielding” had become a freight train. It has since sold more than 250,000 copies. HBO has optioned it in the hope of turning it into a series. But for all the envy his story might elicit, Harbach’s life since the frenzy has hardly been simple. As the book is released this month in paperback, and as the author prepares for an appearance at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, his rise has also led Ryan Young, some to paint a target on cook, his back. It also has highLawrence lighted a vexing question: “‘Euclid’s Window’ by Leonard Mlodinow.”
What happens when you attain unexpected literary fame? More specifically, what happens when you live in poverty for years, consumed with something no one knows or cares about, and then seemingly overnight become the kind of figure people flock to see, parsing every sentence you write as though it’s the word of God or, perhaps better, a new Harry Potter novel? “It’s a huge contrast, and I’m not sure I was really ready for it,” Harbach said, a few days before his festival appearance. “When I was writing all those years, I spent all this time thinking about something that you literally can’t talk about with anyone; no one wants to go through the intricate crises you’re going through writing a book. And then it all changes, and that’s all anyone wants to talk about.” “The Art of Fielding” concerns Henry Skrimshander, an unremarkable physical specimen who, thanks to a fictional baseball handbook and a kind of innate precociousness, becomes a prized shortstop at the fictional Midwestern Westish College. But his errant throw soon injures another player, causing a chain reaction that makes Henry question his own talent and sense of self. The novel is populated with light and whimsical characters — including his gay roommate Owen Dunne and the largerthan life university president, the avowed straight bachelor Guert Affenlight who finds himself pining for a man — as a campus novel’s themes of lost innocence play out against a backdrop of the diamond. After growing up in Racine, Wis., Harbach attended Harvard, where he studied Herman Melville and other American greats. Several years after graduation, having not written or published much, he was accepted to an MFA program at the University of Virginia in
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CHARD HARBACH, pictured at the 2011 Texas Book Festival, went from rags to riches with the best-selling novel “The Art of Fielding.” Charlottesville after submitting a baseball-themed story set on a college campus, which he then tried to develop into a novel; he also co-founded a small literary magazine. Rejected countless times by the mainstream publishing apparatus, he was discovered by a New York literary agent named Chris Parris-Lamb, and the wheels for “The Art of Fielding” were finally in motion. Harbach’s editor, Little, Brown chief Michael Pietsch, acknowledges that “The Art of Fielding” was “one of the hardest kind of books to launch, because when you describe it, it sounds like something totally unsurprising — a baseball novel about falling in love.” He said he believed it was the prose that ultimately persuaded critics and readers. “The key to marketing is the book itself. We knew it would win over anyone who picked it up.” Not every reader or critic has found it so winning, and the result has been something of a backlash. No critique was as ferocious as the one from the essayist B.R. Myers, who in a piece in the current issue of the Atlantic — seven months after the book came out — said Harbach’s tome was overhyped, because of the public’s lemming-like approach to literary fiction. Using words such as “shallow” and “trivial,” he
concluded that “The Art of Fielding” “was written for the none-too-intellectual people it depicts, both to amuse them and to plead for more inclusiveness on campuses.” In his characteristically restrained tone, Harbach said he hasn’t read the piece. “I’ve read B.R. Myers in the past and I stopped doing so a long time ago,” he said referring to the often contrarian writer. “I can imagine reading the piece, and if it costs me two hours of consternation, it’s not worth it.” Pietsch had a more direct response. “I didn’t know anyone still reads the Atlantic. And if they do, good for them,” he quipped. Since his fame has grown, Harbach has tried to stay focused. He still lives in his modest apartment in Charlottesville and continues to co-edit the literary magazine as he makes occasional trips to New York, where he would like to live after he finishes touring in the fall. Pietsch says that Harbach’s own Midwestern roots helped the author stay grounded. “When I first met Chad I noticed this clearly observing eye, but also felt this embodiment of sweetness and modesty,” he said. But modesty can also come with anxiety, compounded by the feeling any buzzed-about young novelist might have when they contemplate the question: What’s next?
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BEST-SELLERS The best-sellers for the week ending April 21, compiled from nationwide data:
Fiction 1. “The Innocent.” David Baldacci. Grand Central, $27.99. 2. “The Witness.” Nora Roberts. Putnam, $27.95. 3. “Calico Joe.” John Grisham. Doubleday, $24.95. 4. “Unnatural Acts.” Stuart Woods. Putnam, $26.95. 5. “Guilty Wives. James Patterson & David Ellis. Little, Brown, $27.99. 6. “The Lost Years.” Mary Higgins Clark. Simon & Schuster, $26.99. 7. “What Doesn’t Kill You.” Iris Johansen. St. Martin’s, $27.99. 8. “Come Home.” Lisa Scottoline. St. Martin’s, $27.99. 9. “The Shoemaker’s Wife.” Adriana Trigiani. Harper, $26.99. 10. “Sacre Bleu.” Christopher Moore. Morrow, $26.99. 11. “The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection.” Alexander McCall Smith. Pantheon, $24.95. 12. “Stay Close.” Harlan Coben. Dutton, $27.95. 13. “Betrayal.” Danielle Steel. Delacorte, $28. 14. “The Lifeboat.” Charlotte Rogan. L,B/Reagan Arthur, $24.99. 15. “A Dance with Dragons.” George R.R. Martin. Bantam, $35.
Nonfiction 1. “Drift.” Rachel Maddow. Crown, $25. 2. “Let’s Pretend That This Never Happened.” Jenny Lawson. Putnam/ Amy Einhorn, $25.95. 3. “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier.” Ree Drummond. Morrow, $29.99. 4. “Imagine.” Jonah Lehrer. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26. 5. “The Presidents Club.” Nancy Gibbs & Michael Duffy. Simon & Schuster, $32.50. 6. “The Blood Sugar Solution.” Mark Hyman, M.D. Little, Brown, $27.99. 7. “The Big Miss.” Hank Haney. Crown, $26. 8. “By Invitation Only.” Alexis Maybank & Alexandra Wilkis Wilson. Portfolio, $27.95. 9. “Steve Jobs.” Walter Isaacson. Simon & Schuster, $35. 10. “Mrs. Kennedy and Me.” Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. Gallery, $26. 11. “Let It Go.” T.D. Jakes. Atria, $25. 12. “Wild.” Cheryl Strayed. Knopf, $25.95. 13. “Reverse Innovation.” Vijay Govindarajan & Chris Trimble. Harvard Business Review Press, $30. 14. “Get Lucky.” Thor Muller & Lane Becker. Jossey-Bass, $26.95. 15. “A Natural Woman.” Carole King. Grand Central, $27.99.
KU student documents Brazilian shanty town By Chansi Long
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Sarah Stern, a Lawrence native and Kansas University junior, still thinks about Rocinha. It’s been a year since her trip to the Brazilian favela, but her memories are still clear and unshakable. They are the sort of memories that create stories that last a lifetime. Stories that shape, resonate and linger. Many of the moments lodged in Stern’s memory are also preserved in a photography book, which was released this month. The book, “Favela Da Rocinha, Brazil” is a photography project that captures community life in Brazil’s largest favela, or shanty town. The book also contains personal essays and a 14-page forward (written by James R. Hugunin, an art professor at the Art Institute of Chicago) and 139 photos. Stern, 21, earned a William Randolph Hearst nomination for a few of her photos, which will appear in the book.
Gary Mark Smith and Sarah Stern In the book there are pictures of people riding motor scooters, flying kites and sweeping streets. There are photos of colorful shanties nearly stacked on top of one another. And there are pictures of children playing in alleys, oblivious to the poverty all around them. One hundred percent of the money earned from book sales will benefit the city of Rocinha through free art classes for underprivileged youth.
“I think it’s rare that you can buy a book that not only can you put on your coffee table … but 100 percent of what you spend is going right back to the community that made the book,” Stern says. “I think that it’s a really good opportunity to feel … good about purchasing something.” Gary Mark Smith will be spearheading the education initiative. Smith collaborated on the project with Stern, and he’ll be traveling back to Rio de Janeiro in the Brazilian spring, or winter of 2013, for a month and a half. He’ll teach photography classes and make sure everything gets under way without any hiccups. Smith will also take pictures for the second installment of what he says will be an eight-year project. Wanting to document the transformation of Rocinha before and after pacification — a crackdown on gang and drug crime — Smith plans to return to the favela several times until 2019.
“(The project) had to start before pacification. … I foresaw that the gangs were going to be pacified and that it would be a big story,” Stern says. “I fully expect the gangs to be back (after the 2016 Summer Olympics). I’m going back to see if I was wrong or right.” For the first leg of the project, Stern, Smith and another photographer, Carlos Beltran, lived in Rocinha for three weeks. They stayed in the favela before Brazil’s pacification process began, meaning the streets were riddled with gang members. Avoiding the crime circuit, Stern, Smith and Beltran photographed and filmed the everyday life of Rocinha residents. Focusing on the community members, the photographers avoided the gang lords and gangsters who strolled the streets brandishing weapons. But they were unintentionally roped into the gang circuit. One day Smith, known for plugging himself into danger-
ous situations — he’s photographed floods, warfare and volcanic eruptions — decided to take pictures without a guide. The act was forbidden by the gangs. Within 10 minutes, Smith’s camera was seized by gang members. Later on, Stern met “Nem,” the notorious gang leader, who gave Smith’s camera back. But all of this is peripheral detail for much larger focus. The group’s intention was to capture community life in Rocinha. Pictures of this community life fill the pages of the book. And it’s this bustling community life that makes Stern yearn to return to the favela. “Sometimes time goes by and you stop missing a place,” Stern says. “But I still find myself missing Rocinha, missing the girls I lived with, missing my day-to-day there. I still want to go back. There’s nothing like Rocinha.” The book can be purchased at rocinhathebook. com for $35.95.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Letting Go Of By Paula Gamache and Ed Stein Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Spiderwoman? 8 Phony laugh 14 Possible barrier to romance 20 Dwells 21 Natural gas component 22 Wife of Alexander the Great 23 Diet? 25 Tea, e.g. 26 Plains Indian 27 Part of the Dept. of Justice 28 Wee creature 30 Sign on a British restroom door 31 Be very successful at fishing? 34 Site 36 Actor Paul of “American Graffiti” 37 Do a clerk’s work at a morgue? 42 Unborn, after “in” 46 Cardinal from New York 48 Prussian pronoun 49 Something further? 50 Throw large bank notes around? 55 O 58 It begins “Forasmuch as many have taken in hand …” 59 What sisters often are 60 Net 62 ___ Dame 63 “___ mentioned …” 64 How albums may be stored 65 Beige 66 Conditional construct in programming
67 Take advantage of good Samaritans? 72 Desert homes 74 Amount in the back of a pickup, e.g. 75 Cloudless 76 Bunny man, for short 79 Bathroom fixture 80 Abbr. in many a party invitation 81 It may be broken on a ranch 83 Kind of bean 84 It may be raw 86 Forge some personal notes? 89 Director Lee 90 Edwards or Andrews: Abbr. 92 Whatchamacallit? 93 Breaking sports news, maybe 94 Outdo one’s buddies? 98 Cloudless 102 #2 in a prosecutor’s off. 103 Be a sadistic masseuse? 108 Without enough money 111 Coca-Cola brand 114 Wee, to a Scot 115 Anent 116 Dr. Seuss title character 118 Send for a special bridal accessory? 121 Breakout 122 Swank do 123 Chorus, e.g. 124 Thin in supply 125 Like many a Broadway play 126 One getting roasted or toasted Down 1 Chile de ___ (hot pepper) 2 Lariat
3 ___ Martin, British sports car 4 Given a ticket 5 “Good” cholesterol, for short 6 Razz 7 Regard 8 ___-haw 9 Held off 10 Baba au ___ 11 Overhead light? 12 Ali trainer Dundee 13 Some sports footwear 14 Word in the MGM logo 15 Owner of YouTube 16 Go over 17 Put on weight 18 Cadaver study: Abbr. 19 Mates 24 Tennis champ Mandlikova 29 Director’s “start” 32 Garden ___ 33 Statistics method for checking means 35 “Excuse me” 37 Heavy-handed measure 38 Next at bat 39 Faddish 1970s footwear 40 Eat up, so to speak 41 Film director Stanley 42 Where Bertrand Russell taught philosophy, for short 43 Some crosses 44 They’re mushed 45 Itinerary abbr. 47 Many an anesthetic 51 Oscar winner Tom 52 Response to a shot, maybe 53 Too much 54 Gandhi garment 56 Figure out 57 Foldable furniture 61 Seek election to
64 Adams with the 1991 hit “Get Here” 65 Windup 66 One way to be trapped during winter 68 “Yeah, sure” 69 It may be set with candlelight 70 Relatively safe investment 71 Frontiersman Boone, informally 72 Award-winning British sitcom, to fans 73 Moon of Saturn 77 Brontë heroine 78 Unfading 80 Is suitable for 81 HVAC measure 82 Veg-O-Matic maker 83 500 initials 85 Needlefish 87 Abbr. in trig 88 Gang land 91 It helps support a canopy 95 ___ sauce 96 Camera settings 97 Like some minds and margins 99 Sot 100 Tangle up 101 Slowly 103 Georges who wrote “Life: A User’s Manual” 104 Slowly 105 Animal or vegetable fat, e.g. 106 Volume unit 107 Play (around) 108 Steve Perry hit “___ Mine” 109 O.R. or E.R. site 110 Ocean menace 112 Peculiar: Prefix 113 Trillion: Prefix 117 Born as 119 Vietnamese holiday 120 Mrs. Romney
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UNITED FEATURE SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Shrill barks 5 Once did (2 wds.) 11 Hearth goddess 17 Modem-speed unit 21 Freedom org. 22 Environment 23 Show up for 24 “Cool Hand —” 25 Baba au — 26 Stuffy scholar 27 Tarzan’s chimp 28 Frankfurt’s river 29 Drawbacks 31 Los Angeles cager 33 Self-absorption 35 Kitchen tool 36 Rounded rod 37 Walked stealthily 38 Beret 41 Former NBA coach — Unseld 42 Cliff inlet (var.) 43 FedEx truck 44 Conger catcher 48 Greeted the dawn 50 Rangy 51 Plunder 52 Green, maybe 53 Not now 54 Advises of danger 55 BBs 57 Actor Herbert — 58 Sleeping 59 Uncertain 60 School kid’s shot 61 Tijuana snack 62 Andy Gump’s wife 63 Shower liners 64 “Rodeo” composer Aaron — 65 Basin occupant 66 Talked glibly 68 Cariou or Deighton 69 Filmmaker — Lee 70 Frothy dessert 71 Exasperates 72 Hair goop
73 Pedro’s uncle 74 Give autographs 75 Lumberjacks, often 78 Women’s rights, slangily 79 Fruity spread 80 Barbershop quartet member 84 Rolex rival 85 Silk Road desert 87 Yokels 88 Superman foe — Luthor 89 Bus. documents 90 Veldt vacations 91 Sandburg and Jung 92 Fruit or bird 93 Playing marble 94 Hunter’s dish 95 Usual weather 96 Courteous 97 Muse of astronomy 99 Freight unit 100 — Apso 101 Cook in liquid 102 Goose eggs 103 Maj. ocean 104 Condo luxury 105 Debtor’s letters 106 Happy sighs 107 Spirit in a bottle 109 Hurt a little 110 Graze past 112 Head cavities 115 Corn husk 116 Associate 120 With, to Henri 121 Long overcoat 123 Pressed 125 Animal fat 126 Lacking forethought 127 Slow down 128 Mammals’ epoch 129 Mortgage, e.g. 130 Con 131 Fish-eating hawk 132 Bookworm 133 “Watermark” chanteuse
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Down 1 Kitten’s toy 2 Liniment target 3 Stop up 4 Wild shrub 5 Called strikes 6 Kitchen strainers 7 Born first 8 “Buenos —, Senor!” 9 Countdown start 10 Attitudes 11 Wielded a machete 12 Lucy’s friend 13 Young follower 14 Jeans go-with 15 Future resident 16 Familiar saying 17 Desk item 18 Honda rival 19 Luau strings 20 Suffix with pachy30 Pisa landmark 32 Crooked 34 Unwraps 36 Alley Oop’s dinosaur 37 Wiring 38 Shop tool (hyph.) 39 Where Kuwait is 40 Packing a wallop 42 Greyhound prices 43 Mauna Kea or Fuji 45 Soft purples 46 Geologic periods 47 Far away 49 Single no more 50 Added brandy 51 Take back 52 Versatile vehicle 54 Cunning ways 55 Baby food 56 Terminate 59 Lairds’ daggers 60 From, in Hamburg 61 Gibe 63 — incognita 64 Cartoon frame 65 Asana practicers 67 Model Cheryl —
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The gang’s all here: ‘Avengers’ kicks off summer movie season
What’s your favorite movie about religion? Scene in ‘Contact’ sums up faith
By Eric Melin
The summer movie season starts next weekend, and it starts big. It’s so big, in fact, that our coverage had to be split up into two articles. Here’s a look at what Hollywood has in store for the first half of what the studios hope will be a blockbuster summer.
“The Avengers” (May 4) Writer/director Joss Whedon, the comic-fan favorite behind cult TV shows “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Firefly,” is the man that Marvel Studios entrusted with their most valuable superhero movie to date. “The Avengers” stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye — six super-powered characters who must form an unlikely alliance to do nothing less than save the world. In bringing together the stars from four previous blockbuster pictures (Ruffalo replaces Edward Norton from “The Incredible Hulk”) with the tiniest of story threads to connect them, Marvel is playing a long-term, highstakes game. Early reports seem to suggest they’ll be rewarded handsomely. For it: Whedon excels at writing for ensembles, and his 2006-2008 run of writing Astonishing XMen for Marvel is still one of the company’s bestselling comics to date. Whedon knows what comic fans want. Against it: If there has ever been a recipe for a Hulk-sized letdown, this is it. For a movie with this much anticipation, is it possible to live up to expectations?
IRON MAN, PORTRAYED BY ROBERT DOWNEY JR., left, and Captain America, portrayed by Chris Evans, are shown in a scene from “The Avengers,” which opens Friday. the pranks and nonactors in “Borat” and “Brüno” be missing in a fully scripted Baron Cohen comedy?
“Moonrise Kingdom” (May 25) Although “The Royal Tenenbaums” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox” have pretty big followings, mainstream success has yet to find writer/director Wes Anderson. If the brightly-colored, meticulously framed look of his upcoming ensemble film “Moonrise Kingdom” is any indication, Anderson is sticking to his guns. Although the movie stars Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton and Anderson regular Bill Murray, its stars are two young lovers (Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman) who flee a New England island town while a search party heads out to locate them. For it: It definitely looks to be a breath of fresh air from the blockbuster mentality of summer films, and Anderson’s movies are always beautiful to look at. Against it: He’ll need a better script than his last live-action film “The Darjeeling Limited,” which was co-written, like this “Dark Shadows” (May 11) one, with Roman Coppola. Tim Burton teams up with Johnny Depp for the “Men in Black 3” (May eighth time with this odd- 25) It’s been 10 years since ball remake/re-imagining of the late-’60s daytime director Barry Sonnenfeld soap opera that has gath- got together with Will ered quite a cult following Smith and Tommy Lee since it went off the air in Jones for this once-mighty 1971. Burton looks to be supernatural action-comestaying true to the gothic dy series. Does it still have style of “Dark Shadows,” the same juice? “MIB3” something that set it apart has Smith’s Agent J travfrom other shows of its eling back in time to 1969 time, but the director has to team up with Agent K also publicly stated that his as a young man (Josh Bromovie “may rile fans of the lin, doing a spot-on Jones original soap opera.” Jona- voice). The two must stop than Frid, who played lead an alien criminal from asvampire Barnabas Collins sassinating K and altering on the TV show and has Earth’s history. For it: Even when it piled a cameo in the movie, just on too much plot, the “Men died at age 87 last month. For it: One way to pay in Black” movies’ self-deptribute to an unintention- recating sense of humor ally campy soap opera could go a long way. Against it: After audithat’s 45 years old is to satirize it, and that’s what ences tire of Brolin’s imit looks like Burton and personation, a weak story Depp have done. could sink this franchise Against it: After tepid once and for all. adaptations of “Charlie and the Chocolate Facto- “Snow White and the ry,” “Sweeney Todd” and Huntsman” (June 1) This past March, the Ju“Alice in Wonderland,” shouldn’t Depp and Bur- lia Roberts vehicle “Mirton be moving on to some ror, Mirror” went the lighthearted comedy route with original material? its retelling of the Snow “The Dictator” (May 16) White legend, while “Snow Sacha Baron Cohen White and the Huntsman” headlines his first film since goes the darker route. This his supporting triumph in action fantasy features Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo.” Kristen Stewart as Snow The box office disappoint- White, Charlize Theron as ment of “Brüno,” the last the Queen, and Chris Hemof his confrontational real- sworth as the Huntsman ity-based satires, may still and promises to be less a sting but Baron Cohen’s Technicolor fairy tale and new comedy looks to be more the earthy medieval full of a similar wicked vibe. sense of humor. Adapted For it: Trailers show very loosely from an alle- that first-time director gorical romance novel by Rupert Sanders may have Saddam Hussein, “The Dic- quite the knack for staging tator” will purportedly “tell action scenes, and Theron the story of a dictator who is having a ball playing the risked his life to ensure that evil Queen. democracy would never Against it: If it turns come to the country he so into another tired swordlovingly oppressed.” and-scorcery flick, a la For it: When Charlie “Wrath of the Titans,” Chaplin poked fun at Hitler audiences will grow tired in “The Great Dictator,” it of this re-invention stuff became his most commer- soon, won’t they? cially successful movie, and Baron Cohen is always up “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (June 8) for outrageous parody. Those crazy talking aniAgainst it: Will the sense of danger that came from mals Alex the lion (Ben
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WILL SMITH, LEFT, AND TOMMY LEE JONES are back fighting aliens in “Men in Black 3,” opening May 25. BELOW: Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald, is shown in a scene from Pixar’s “Brave,” opening June 22.
The Rev. Kara Eidson, minister, Wesley KU, 946 Vt.: I could spend several years writing an article every week about my favorite movies with religious themes. However, because I have to narrow it down to just one, I choose Robert Zemeckis’ 1997 “Contact,” based on Carl Sagan’s 1985 novel by the same name. (For those not familiar with the film, check out the full synopsis at imdb. to/3cxprn.) The film follows Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster), who spends her life searching for extraterrestrial life, gleaning from her father, “If it’s just us, it seems like an awful waste of space.” But Ellie is searching for far more than aliens; Ellie is searching for meaning and purpose. When Ellie discovers a radio signal that proves the existence of extraterrestrials, the entire world responds. After Ellie travels through space and meets the alien beings, she returns to Earth to find that her entire journey has taken only seconds of Earth time; thus, many
politicians and nonscientific individuals doubt Ellie traveled anywhere. The majority of Eidson people believe she simply dreamed her encounter with the aliens. She responds at a hearing: “I had an experience. … I can’t prove it, I can’t explain it, but everything that I know as a human, everything that I am tells me that it was real! I was given something wonderful, something that changed me forever. A vision that tells us how rare and precious we all are … that none of us are alone! I wish I could share that awe and humility, and hope.” I have often felt that this science-fiction film sums up my faith beautifully in this one scene — that the vision I find in the Gospel tells me we are not alone; that within my faith I find awesome humility, but also awesome hope for humankind. — Send email to Kara Eidson at email@example.com.
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Stiller), Marty the zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the giraffe (David Schwimmer), and Gloria the hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) from the first two animated DreamWorks “Madagascar” movies are back again for more 3-D hijinks. This time, while avoiding animal control, they get stuck touring with a European circus that’s seen better days. For it: The franchise’s creators, Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath are still in charge, and they brought in indie auteur Noah Baumbach (weird!) to help write the script this time out. Against it: It’s another freaking animated talkinganimal movie. With all the limitless possibilities animation has to offer, why do we still get talking animals 90 percent of the time?
“Prometheus” (June 8) Ridley Scott, the man who directed “Alien” and “Blade Runner,” returns to the sci-fi genre for the first time in 30 years with “Prometheus,” a movie about the crew of a spaceship in the 21st century exploring an ancient alien civilization. The film — starring Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, and Noomi Rapace among others — takes place in the same universe as 1979’s “Alien” and could be considered a prequel, although co-writer Damon Lindelof (TV’s “Lost”) maintains it is a standalone story. For it: Scott’s other two sci-fi entries are now considered classics, and “Prometheus” seems to be exploring what it means to be human, a theme at the core of “Blade Runner.” Against it: 2010’s “Robin Hood” showed a little fatigue from the director, who recycled ideas from his own “Gladiator” and “Kingdom of Heaven.” Is returning to the world of “Alien” the act of a creatively desperate man? “Rock of Ages” (June 15) Songs from REO Speedwagon, Poison, and Twisted Sister form the soundtrack to this musical from “Hairspray” director Adam Shankman, adapted from the hit Broadway play. Tom Cruise goes ’80s hair metal as Stacee Jaxx, the lead singer of a fictional
’80s rock band, and Alec Baldwin plays the owner of L.A. club The Bourbon Room — a place where waitresses and busboys dream of becoming rock stars and actresses. There’s no doubt that dreams will come true in this feel-good musical, but the real question will be whether audiences can’t fight this feeling any longer. For it: Well, it’s a big hit on Broadway and a touring company takes it out on the road, so somebody must like it. That’s a good sign, right? Against it: The gloriously awful wigs worn by seemingly everyone in the cast, especially Baldwin. Can big movie stars get dolled up in ’80s rock outfits and actually be convincing, or will the movie seem like one big, lame Halloween party?
“Brave” (June 22) America’s premier animation studio releases its first nonsequel in three years, and it features a female protagonist that’s good with a bow and arrow. Katniss Everdeen, anyone? Actually, “Brave” is set in the Scottish highlands in the 10th century and is a darker tone than most children’s films. Pixar considers this its first fairy tale, modeled after the ever-popular stories of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. For it: With six Best Animated Film Oscars under its belt, the Pixar track record is pretty great. Against it: Pixar is coming off its first critical disappointment, last year’s “Cars 2,” and “Brave” weathered a public directorial change early on its development. Part II will include: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” (June 22) “The Amazing SpiderMan” (July 3) “The Dark Knight Rises” (July 20) “Neighborhood Watch” (July 27) “The Bourne Legacy” (Aug. 3) “Total Recall” (Aug. 3) “The Expendables 2” (Aug. 17) — Read more about movies from Eric Melin every Friday on his Scene Stealers blog on Lawrence.com.
‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Nacho Libre’ succeed on spiritual levels Deacon Godsey, pastor of vision implementation at Vintage Church, Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, 1400 Mass.: For a movie lover and pastor, this is a hard question. I love movies and respect the art of filmmaking; that being said, I don’t typically enjoy “religious” movies for reasons too numerous to mention. I guess I could say movies such as “The Passion of the Christ,” “The Ten Commandments,” “Ben Hur,” etc. And while those are well-made films, I can’t call them my “favorites.” If a movie is to reach that level, it has to stick with me. It has to stir my heart, make me laugh, challenge me to think and make me want to come back to it again and again. With that in mind, my favorites include: In the “stirs my heart” category: “The Miracle Maker.” With voice talents like Ralph Fiennes and William Hurt, and the incomparable story of the life of Jesus, this film stirs my heart with gratitude and inspires awe at His
humanity, compassion and power. In the “makes me laugh” category: “Nacho Libre.” Godsey I know that might sound like an odd choice, but the religious themes are prevalent throughout, and when Jack Black appears on screen I start laughing. In the “challenges me to think” category: “Doubt.” Based on a play by the same name, its content is not without controversy, but the performances and dialogue do an incredible job of causing you to think deeply and to ask hard questions. Finally, in the “again and again” category: “The Lord of The Rings” trilogy. These movies succeed on almost every conceivable level, with spiritual parallels that capture my heart, stir my imagination and a story that inspires me to live the life I’m called and designed to live. — Send email to Deacon Godsey at email@example.com.
Evans feels the power in ‘Avengers’ LOS ANGELES — Chris Evans could feel the power of “The Avengers” from the moment he stepped on set. Reprising his role as Captain America, the 30-yearold actor joins Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor, Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye, Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow and Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury in the long-awaited Marvel superhero romp, in theaters May 4. Just seeing his co-stars in their costumes was exciting, Evans said — especially on the first day of shooting with Downey and Hemsworth. “I’d never seen either one of them before in their outfits. Obviously I loved the ‘Iron Man’ movies and I had just seen ‘Thor’ in the theater like a week prior, and I remember coming to set and seeing both of them suited up and just thinking, I think my initial thought was, ‘God, I wish I could work with those guys,’” he said. “And the immediate afterthought was,
‘(Expletive) I am! I am! I’m in a suit too! I can’t believe this!’ So that was a really nice geek moment for me.” Downey, who already starred in two blockbuster “Iron Man” films, was like the leader of the pack, Evans said, establishing a warm feeling on set that fostered camaraderie among the cast. “He’s the reason these movies are happening: If Iron Man had not done well, obviously we would not be doing these movies,” he said. “He’s like the matriarch. He’s the dad. If he would have come to set with a different attitude or certain disposition, the fish could rot from the head down. I can’t say enough about the guy. He’s such an amazing man: His energy and his positivity and his friendliness and his charm, it just breeds allegiance, and as a result everyone just fell in line and it became a family right away, kind of thanks to him.”
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DANCERS REHEARSE TUESDAY for the Point B Dance Carnival. The dance show that includes jazz, hip hop, contemporary and even a Bollywood number, will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center. BELOW: Tina Rojas, left, rehearses the dance “Body Language” during rehearsals Tuesday for the Point B Dance Carnival.
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Cathy Patterson has heard people’s reservations about dance performances: “They’re boring” and “the music isn’t fun.” But Patterson, director of the Art in Motion Dance Company, says the routines she’s choreographed for the group’s upcoming Dance Carnival are upbeat and energetic. “We bring art and up-to-date edginess together,” says Patterson, whose 28-member company sweated through a rehearsal last Sunday at Point B Dance Studio, 3115 W. Sixth St. The fourth iteration of the Dance Carnival takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday the Lawrence Arts Center, and includes a wide variety of jazz, hip-hop and contemporary music. With glittery numbers by pop stars Kesha, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears, an ode to the Eagles’ “Hotel California,” and a routine inspired by India’s Bollywood scene, Patterson expects to give skeptics a reason to appreciate modern dance. At rehearsal last Sunday afternoon, Point B Dance studio felt like a sauna. Temperatures rose as company members
DANCE CARNIVAL When: Thursday, 7 p.m., Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. Where: Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Cost: Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door; on sale at Lawrence Arts Center box office.
stretched, swayed and strutted to pop hits and modern jazz numbers. Dressed in a maroon sweatshirt, baggy black sweatpants and black adidas sneakers, Patterson directs the dancers as they rehearse in front of a mirrored wall in the modestly sized studio. At first, they slowly practice individual
segments. Then, Patterson tturns the music on, and tthe company bursts into llife. True to her words, the rroutine is energetic. The dance is full of fast bursts aand graceful moves as the dancers keep perfect time with the beat. w Tara Truitt, a senior at Kansas University from K Springhill, joined the comS pany three years ago. She p danced in high school and didn’t want to stop in colllege. It’s a big commitment, she says, but she likes dancing as much as she can. Shon Mack is a member of the company and a teacher at the studio. Even though he works five days a week in Topeka, he is at the studio every Sunday morning. “It’s all fun, but we’re ready to work,” he says. “We feed off each other’s energy.”
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Kate & Wills eye 1-year anniversaryy LONDON (AP) — With her first wedding anniversary today, the former Kate Middleton’s transformation into a highly regarded member of the royal family is nearly complete. She is now the Duchess of Cambridge, a striking woman who is comfortable speaking in public, going to charity events with husband Prince William or having tea with Queen Elizabeth II, her grandmother-in-law. But the best times seem to be the quiet moments — walking in the wilds of North Wales with William and their black cocker spaniel puppy, Lupo.
“The main point is that they look as if they’re enjoying themselves,” said Ingrid Seward, editor-inchief of Majesty magazine. “The first year of marriage is difficult for everybody and they’ve adapted to their role admirably.” Seward believes the royal couple, who were college buddies before romance developed, have benefited tremendously from their long, solid friendship. The first year of their marriage has been largely free of controversy. “They were together a long, long time and maybe this is a demonstration of how much it helped for
them to be the friends that they are,” she said. Kate and William plan to celebrate their first anniversary today in private, palace officials said. On Thursday they visited the London headquarters of the MI6 intelligence agency, and also attended a reception, with Kate looking resplendent in a charcoal gray dress. The duchess has faced considerable pressure in her first year as she has eased into her increasingly public royal role, but she has avoided any missteps, seeming to have benefited from strong family support and good advice from palace professionals.
ARTS NOTES Chuck Mead to perform Saturday Country artist Chuck Mead, alongside band His Grassy Knoll Boys, will play at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Mead, who is from Lawrence, played with BR549 in the 1990s and received three Grammy nominations as well as the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act, according to the Arts Center. The May 5 show will include a 35-minute documentary about the making of Mead’s latest album, “Back at the Quonset Hut,” recorded at the Nashville
studio famous for producing hits from the likes of Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Johnny Cash. Tickets are $20 and available at the center and at Love Garden Sounds, 822 Mass.
Art in the Park set for May 6 The Lawrence Art Guild’s annual Art in the Park event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6 in South Park in downtown Lawrence. The event, in its 51st year, features fine arts and crafts made by area artists as well as live music and food vendors. More than 10,000 people p p typically yp y
attend Art in the Park, according to the guild. Artists’ works will be judged and awarded cash prizes for the best work in 3-D and 2-D media categories.
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String quartet coming to KU The acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet will play at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Swarthout Recital Hall on Kansas University’s campus. Admission is free. The quartet is known for its innovative performances and use of multimedia techniques, including onstage digital projections. Members also participate in a number of outreach p g programs.
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DAKOTA COLLINS HELPS DIG UP an expanded garden at Central Junior High School in this April 9, 2011, file photo. Douglas County has a new Community Gardening Toolkit, available at douglascountycommunitygardening.com and the county extension office.
New resource helps community gardens
frequent question to the garden hotline is: “My (church, school, organization, neighborhood, friends, etc.) want to start a garden. Can you help us?” Until recently, the Master Gardeners and I answered the call for new community gardens by directing interested parties to national and regional resources. Now, however, Douglas County has a community garden guide to call its own. Although community gardens are sometimes thought of as a place where people rent plots to garden for themselves, school gardens and other collaborative efforts are also sometimes identified as community gardens. To include all the different kinds of gardens, the American Community Gardening Association defines a community garden as any piece of land gardened by a group of people. The Douglas County Community Gardening Toolkit is geared at identifying local
I think there are gardens out there we don’t know about, or maybe people gardening with their neighbors who don’t have an official name for their garden. Part of the reason we developed the website is so that it can be easily updated.” — Shannan Seely, creator of the Douglas County Community Gardening Toolkit
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efforts and contacts to help community garden organizers get started. The toolkit is available in print form from K-State Research and ExtensionDouglas County, 2110 Harper St., Lawrence, or online at douglascountycommunity gardening.com. Shannan Seely, who also serves as the Kaw Valley Farm Tour Coordinator, created the toolkit. “There is a lot of information on the Internet regarding community gardens and gardens in general, but this is a local resource,” Seely says.
Seely notes that while she was gathering information, she realized that a lot of community gardens in Lawrence were unaware of others. She thinks the resource can be valuable to existing gardens and gardeners to help us learn from each other. The toolkit includes some basic considerations for starting a garden, links to other resources, and examples of guidelines, policies, budgets, etc., from other community gardens. More importantly, it includes profiles and experiences of local gardens, some do’s and don’ts for Douglas County, and contacts for donations of excess garden produce.
Seely says the toolkit is a work in progress, however. “I think there are gardens out there we don’t know about, or maybe people gardening with their neighbors who don’t have an official name for their garden. Part of the reason we developed the website is so that it can be easily updated.” “We would love feedback,” she adds. “If there is a garden we missed, or if you have more information on an existing garden, please let us know.” Feedback, corrections and updates can be directed to KState Research and Extension– Douglas County at 843-7058 or by using the contact form on
the Douglas County Community Gardening website. Seely, who does not consider herself much of a gardener, says she learned a lot about community gardens while working on the toolkit. “So many things are hard when you take on a new hobby, especially as a family. This is something that is so manageable.” She also suggests using the guide to find opportunities to volunteer. School and organizational gardens are typically especially appreciative of volunteers to help manage their gardens. She recommends contacting the organization directly if interested. “One thing I’ve gathered with the contacts I’ve made is that people are really enjoying gardening together,” Seely says. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. Contact her or an Extension Master Gardener with your gardening questions at 843-7058 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kovel’s Antiques: Popular hobby led to unique fishbowls By Terry Kovel
Did you have a bowl filled with pet fish when you were young? The idea dates back to the Roman Empire, when carp were kept in marble tanks. Once panes of glass were made, a pane could be used on one side of the tank so people could more easily watch the activities of the fish. The Chinese were making large porcelain tubs for goldfish by the 1400s. Copies of these tubs are still being made and sold, although they are usually used for plants, not fish. By the 19th century, there were aquariums and fish bowls that look like those found today. Raising fish became an important hobby, and the first public aquarium opened in 1853. By 1900, there were aquariums and fish bowls made in fanciful shapes, and some were
THIS UNUSUAL FISH BOWL was made by an unknown factory, but it appealed to bidders and sold for $2,540 at a December 2011 Humler and Nolan auction in Cincinnati. even part of a planter or lamp. It is said that keeping fish is one of America’s most popular hobbies. So
when a fishbowl topped by three ceramic polar bears was auctioned at Humler & Nolan in Cincinnati, it’s not surprising that it sold for $2,540. The fish bowl is cleverly designed. A porcelain “basket” holds an ice cave (the bowl). It’s topped by the bears, and openings show the bowl and active fish. It’s about 24 inches high and 15 inches in diameter, big enough to hold a few fish and plants. The bowl is lit from below. The maker is unknown, but it’s signed “Makonicka.” The bears and ice are designed in a style popular after 1890.
esting thing about it is that there’s a thick base under the tabletop that hides eight leaves. You can lift the top of the table and rotate the leaves out so they form a ring around the table, making the tabletop 80 inches in diameter. Have you ever seen a table like this? Your table is called a “perimeter table,” and the leaves are referred to as “perimeter leaves.” The style has been around for decades and some cabinetmakers are building them today. A U.S. patent for this sort of table was granted in 1911. That was during an era when all sorts of different A few years ago, I table extension designs bought a round 60- were being invented. inch dining-room table with a pedestal base Q: I’m trying to find inat a Los Angeles antique formation about my 5-foot shop. The dealer told me Col. Sanders metal weaththe table was made in Ger- ervane. I was among the many, but there’s no label crew who remodeled a or mark on it. The inter- Kentucky Fried Chicken
restaurant in Miami in 1980. The weathervane was going to be trashed, and I was the only worker who wanted it. So I took it home and stored it in my garage for 32 years. The weathervane is a full figure of Col. Sanders holding his cane up in the air. The weathervane must have stood on top of the restaurant for about 20 years. What is it worth? How should I sell it? A: Harland Sanders (1890-1980) opened his first restaurant in Corbin, Ky., in 1930. The first Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise opened in 1952, and there were 600 by 1964. We have seen Col. Sanders weathervanes for sale at antique shows for about $500. But a few have sold at auction for $1,000 or more. Price depends not only on where and how you sell it, but also on condition. If your weathervane is not rusty and
the colors aren’t faded, contact an auction that specializes in advertising. You will have to pay a commission. Tip: If you buy an old teddy bear at a garage sale, bring it home and put it in a plastic bag with some mothballs for a few weeks. Don’t let the mothballs touch the bear. The fur and stuffing of old bears attract many types of hungry insects. — Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. Write to Kovels, Lawrence Journal-World, King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.
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The KS Depart of Health and Environment, Bureau of Environmental Remediation is seeking a Professional Geologist II in Topeka to review and evaluate geologic & hydrogeologic workplans, proposals and reports for moderately complex project. Requires professional geology license recognized by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions. Go online for details about this position (Req#171499) and how to apply at www.jobs.ks.gov. E.O.E/VPE. K-State Research and Extension seeks
4-H Youth Development Topeka Office, Shawnee Co. See web for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure: www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs Deadline: May 21, 2012 An equal opportunity provider and employer. Employment contingent upon results of Background & Driving Record Check.
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN, IVC The University of Kansas Student Health Services has a full-time opening for an IV certified Licensed Practical Nurse. This unique setting provides primary care in a stimulating academic environment with an emphasis on patient education. For a complete position description and to apply, go to http://jobs.ku.edu, and search for position 00064501. Application deadline is 5/8/12. EO/AA employer. The Institute for Educational Research & Public Service at the University of Kansas is hiring for its GEAR UP programs. GEAR UP is a federally - funded program that works with underserved students in the Kansas City, KS public schools to ensure that they are ready for and have access to higher education opportunities. Applicants must have experience in the public, secondary school setting. Those who are bilingual and/or have expertise in science and mathematicsm are especially encour aged to apply. For additional information, go to http://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00209376. KU is an EO/AA Employer
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 Registered Nurse The University of Kansas Student Health Services has a full-time opening for a Registered Nurse. This unique setting provides a combination of immediate & primary care in a stimulating academic environment with an emphasis on patient education. For a complete position description and to apply, go to http://jobs.ku.edu, and search for position 00064507. Application deadline is 5/8/12. EO/AA employer.
Research Assistant KU, to perform biochemical, cell biological & developmental biological experiments. Requires a bachelors’ in biology, biochemistry, or related area and one year of lab experience. For full description and to apply, go to https://jobs.ku.edu, position #00067203. Initial review date is 5/9/2012. EO/AA Employer.
Dole Institute of Politics University of Kansas Professional position responsible for promoting the growth and development of the Dole Institute Library, Archive and Museum. This position emphasizes supervisory skills, excellent written and oral communication, and individual initiative. Requires Master’s in library science or library and information science with at least 5 years archival experience OR Master’s degree in subject other than library science with at least 7 years archival experience. Minimum of three years of supervisory experience required. Salary dependent upon qualifications, range is $55,000-$65,000. Application deadline is April 30, 2012 For more details, go to: https://jobs.ku.edu search for Position #00201901 EO/AA
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.
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Furniture, Collectibles, & Misc Ethan Allen dining room set; Lane Queen bedroom set (Double Pillow Top, Like New); Rural English Queen bedroom set Corsicana Memory Foam (Like New); Kenmore 80 Series washer/ dryer set; Berkshire Power electric recliner; 2- recliners; sofa; kitchen dinette; square oak dining table w/4 chairs; Lane matching coffee table w/2 end tables;iron patio set; metal lawn chairs; park bench; metal glider; oak wall phone; several old advertising items; wooden shaft golf clubs; Classic Heritage (Green) 12+ china set; clear dishes; Dg. Memorial Honor coin; singer sewing cabinet; old wrenches; small appliances; kitchen décor; concrete yard art; Patio Bistro grill; Weber grill; older upright freezer; camping & outdoor items; fishing tackle; Peavey amplifier; electronic items; numerous items too many to mention Auction Note: One of the most well kept and cleanest Auctions ever conducted!!
Auction Calendar FINE ART AUCTION Sun., Apr. 29th, 12 Noon 529 West Lone Jack - Lee’s Summit Rd. Lone Jack, Missouri Dirk Soulis Auctions 816-697-3830 www.DirkSoulisAuctions.com PUBLIC AUCTION Sun.,April 29th, 2012, 11 AM 21351 Evans Road Tonganoxie, Kansas JOHN & JAN SHOEMAKER JAN’S AUCTION & APPRAISAL SERICE 785-331-6919 www.kansasauctions.net/jan AUCTION Wed., May 2, 10AM 1400 Kansas Avenue Kansas City, KS 66105 VANUM CONSTRUCTION LINDSAY AUCTION & REALTY SERVICE INC 913-441-1557 www.lindsayauctions.com AUCTION Sat., May. 5, 2012 - 10AM Beatty & Wischropp Auction Facility Hwy. 31 E, Osage City, KS ARLO BELL, SELLER
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REAL ESTATE AUCTION Sat., May 12, 2012, 10 AM 663 E 550 Rd, Lawrence, KS Wauk-A-Way Farms & WW Wempe Estate Flory Auction Service 785-979-2183 www.Floryandassociates.com
Between Ousdahl & Naismith North of 23rd, Watch for Signs! Lawn/Garden & Tools Craftsman Platinum 190CC w/electric start push mower (1 yr. old); Ariens 520 snowblower self/propelled; front tine tiller; power-washer; Wayne air compressor; Clarke parts washer; SnapOn 20 drawer tool cabinet; acetylene/oxygen torch set; Snap-On & USA Name brand tools: sockets, wrenches, pneumatic, ratchets, openend, box end, knuckles; tire tools; numerous hand tools; power tools; Columbia #204 ½ large vise;1000 watt new power inverter; chainsaw; hardware; garden hand tools Ivan operated Ivan’s 66 for 25+ yrs. many unlisted tools! Handi-Cap Items
BOOKS by Many-Many Well Known Authors: Alcott, Alger, Bachelor, Buck, Churchill, Cooper, Dickens, Eliot, Fox, Gray, Henry, London, Poe, Riskin, Stevenson, Twain, White and Wright - to mention a Few300 +/- Little Blue Books, Lg. Selection of Children’s Books, Set of 50 Harvard Classics, Cartoon Books. - Estimating 6,000 +/- books 90+/- cases of Foundry type, 7 +/- cases of wood type, Mustang mailer, proof press, 4 make up stones, printers make up table Goulding press 21 x 15 in, platen press w/Kluge feeder, Platen Press 8 x 12 in, Multilith press 1250, linotype model 15, composing sticks, galleys - reglets slugs - lead - ETC. - Some Small Collectibles and Antiques -
Arlo Bell, Seller
NOTE: Mr. Bell has been in the newspaper business his entire life & at 83 yrs. young still writes a weekly column for the Os. Co. Herald. Most of the books are in fair to good cond. (Books have not been stored in climate controlled environment).
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Formerly d/b/a Vanum Construction Co. Inc. (5) Skidloaders, Attachments: forks, bucket, tiller & tracks, 2006 Ford F350XL super duty, (10) Mobile Office Trailers, (3) Storage Containers, Shop tools & equipment - Office items -
Farm Equipment, Horse & Pony items, Vet Equipment, Shop & Tools, Antiques & Collectables. SELLER: Wauk-A-Way Farms & WW Wempe Estate For complete listing and pictures visit: www.FloryAndAssociates.com Jason Flory - 785-979-2183
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663 E 550 Rd, Lawrence, KS Farm land, Beautiful home, Horse/Livestock facility. 176 +/- ac. on DG. CO. farm /pasture land w/Modern beautiful improvements. Offered in 3 tracts. SELLER: Wauk-A-Way Farms & WW Wempe Estate For add’l. info & pics visit: www.FloryAndAssociates.com Jason Flory - 785-979-2183
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: email@example.com
Strickers Auction Mon., May 7, 6PM Rain or Shine 801 N. Center Gardner, KS
1 mile north of Downtown Large assortment of good tools, several hundred pieces good furniture, Master Tow 2 wheel car dolly, 100 pc. Longaberger dishes, lots of glassware & collectibles, 150 stackable upholstered chairs, generator w/ 4 cylinder Continental motot, two 4 wheelers, lawn mowers.
2 auctioneers selling at same time For more information and pictures see website
Strickers Auction Jerry 913-707-1046 Ron 913-963-3800
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.
Lending Assistant Lawrence Peoples Bank PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Under the direction of the Market Manager work closely with the Lending Staff and Loan Operations in preparation of loan documentation and servicing of loans.
• Clearing technical exceptions, adhering to policies and procedures • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with existing and potential Guests and other business partners and financial institutions • Assist lending staff in reporting function and management of the loan portfolio • High school graduate or equivalent • Prefer prior banking experience
We’re looking for energetic, creative individuals who share our vision in promoting excellence in an environment committed to a resident directed approach to service. Superb customer service skills, positive attitude & great personality a must!
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Welcome to our new Director of Nursing, Rhonda Martin! Benefits include direct deposit, health, dental & vision insurance, 401(k) with company contribution, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement & more!
Equal Opportunity Employer Drug Free Workplace
1400 Kansas Avenue
Concessions & Clean-up exclusively by 4-H Club • Public Parking by Boy Scouts We Reserve Right of Refusal • Not Responsible for Accidents City Ordinance Requires ALL PETS be on a LEASH.
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Lawrence Region A.A.C.A, P.O. Box 442006
May 12, 2012 - 10 AM 663 E 550 Rd Lawrence, KS
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Lawrence, Kansas 66044
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4 6Reservations - BothA N NFriday:U A L days Parking $5.00 per vehicle 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm $35.00/space - Advanced LARGEST KANSAS’ Parking Areas: Saturday: $45.00/space - At Gate
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(Fairground Regulations) NO VENDOR OF FOOD, DRINK, TH FIREWORKS OR FIREARMS North end of Fairground Prohibited - Operation of: 6:00 am to 2:00 pm Car Corral East of Fairground off K-10 Hwy Motorized Vehicles, ATV’s or (No admittance to Fairground same as above Cycles on Grounds 10:00 pm to 6:00 am) Hours: TH Space Size EXCEPT - Swap Meet Staff or Sunday: Fairgrounds close at Friday: 1:00 pm to dark * No Alcoholic * No Vendors Of Food, Single-Person Handicapp Carts 12:00 pm to vendor Saturday: 6:30 a.m. BeveragesInside 12x12 feet Sunday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Outside 15x20Drink, feet Fireworks or (Fairgrounds Regulations)
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O Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition. In return I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. St. Jude pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say three Our Fathers, three Hail Marys and Glorias. Publication must be promised. This Novena has never been known to fail.
49TH ANNUAL • KANSAS’ OLDEST & LARGEST NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PUBLIC ADMISSION: FREE VENDORS FEES SET-UP
Thanksgiving Novena To St. Jude
scooter w/new batteries; exterior handicap wooden ramp
Seller: Ivan Percival Ask about our LOOK and LEASE Specials Great 2 BR Apartments at a great rate! Eddingham Apartments 785-841-5444
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2F SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012 AdministrativeAdministrativeProfessional Professional
Research and Graduate Studies needs Grant Specialists to serve as administrative resources preparing and reviewing proposals from university researchers and faculty that are submitted to external sponsors for consideration of funding. Requires a bachelor’s degree or three years’ exp; one year exp interpreting contracts or similar documents. Application deadline extended to 5/12/2012. For detailed position description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search position #00067182. EO/AA.
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
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K-State Research and Extension seeks
4-H Youth Development Topeka Office, Shawnee Co. See web for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure: www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs Deadline: May 21, 2012 An equal opportunity provider and employer. Employment contingent upon results of Background & Driving Record Check.
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via 9 community newspaper sites.
Gift Processing Assistant & Information Systems Administrative Assistant. KU Endowment is accepting applications for two fulltime positions: Gift Processing Assistant and Information Systems Administrative Assistant. Both positions require previous work experience performing similar duties as those described. KU Endowment offers a competitive salary and benefits package. For detailed descriptions, application procedures and additional information, go to: www.kuendowment.org/jobs. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.
AdministrativeProfessional Retention Specialist Haskell Indian Nations University(HINU)
Mother Earth News - one
of America’s fastest growing magazines — is looking for an energetic, bright and hard-working editor to join its team. Skills in editing content and managing multiple, simultaneous projects required. Interest in content about sustainable living, modern homesteading and environmental issues strongly preferred. Interest in digital media and social media strongly preferred. Experience with hands-on country skills and/or DIY projects a plus. Job duties for this position will vary based on the editor’s experience and talents. Specifics may include editing, managing online content, multitasking various projects, networking, and contributing to a fast-paced and highly engaged environment. If you can do much of this and deliver it with a positive attitude and high expectations from yourself, we want to hear from you. Applicants are welcome from all levels of experience. This is a full-time position in our Topeka, KS, office. To apply send resume, cover letter and 1 page critique of the magazine and website. email to : letters@ MotherEarthNews.com or mail to: Mother Earth News c/o Heidi Hunt 1503 SW 42nd Street Topeka, KS 66609-1265 An equal opportunity employer
Professional Geologist II The KS Depart of Health and Environment, Bureau of Environmental Remediation is seeking a Professional Geologist II in Topeka to review and evaluate geologic & hydrogeologic workplans, proposals and reports for moderately complex project. Requires professional geology license recognized by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions. Go online for details about this position (Req#171499) and how to apply at www.jobs.ks.gov. E.O.E/VPE.
DIGITAL TRAFFIC COORDINATOR The World Company is hiring for a Digital Traffic Coordinator to provide support to our sales and management team for digital products including multiple websites, Lawrence Giveback Program, Deals, Marketplace and other company products. Will work cooperatively with sales and operations team members and external customers to ensure delivery of solid advertising campaigns; coordinate and execute the online advertising campaigns; accurately enter insertion orders into ad server and trouble shoot issues; ensure all ads display properly and resolve any issues; generate and analyze daily reports and clearly communicate any potential issues; utilize testing best practices; and provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers. Ideal candidate has outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines; at least one year experience in interactive campaign management, trafficking, or ad operations; experience with ad serving technology; can independently and collaboratively troubleshoot technical and non-technical ad delivery related issues; will be detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong customer service experience; able to work with minimal supervision; proficient with MS Office – Excel, Word and PowerPoint; email marketing; knowledge of ad tag use and functionality as well as ad invocation code; experience with project management preferred; can effectively present information publicly; and ability to effectively build and sustain relationships. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. EOE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and mention your name and phone number.
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 www.haskell.edu/ trio/employment Submit apps to Marisa Spoonhunter, Director TRiO SSS 785-830-2727 Closing date: 04/30/2012
Dole Institute of Politics University of Kansas Professional position responsible for promoting the growth and development of the Dole Institute Library, Archive and Museum. This position emphasizes supervisory skills, excellent written and oral communication, and individual initiative. Requires Master’s in library science or library and information science with at least 5 years archival experience OR Master’s degree in subject other than library science with at least 7 years archival experience. Minimum of three years of supervisory experience required. Salary dependent upon qualifications, range is $55,000-$65,000. Application deadline is April 30, 2012 For more details, go to: https://jobs.ku.edu search for Position #00201901 EO/AA 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: email@example.com
AdministrativeProfessional Social Marketing Director New Frontiers E-Commerce coolproducts.com seeks part time social marketing director to manage staff of summer/fall interns. 20-30 hrs./wk., $10/hr. to start. Knowledge of social channels, SEM a plus. Target demographic W45-64. We welcome applicants in demo. Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
AdvertisingMarketing Independent Retirement facility seeking an exp. marketing person with a proved track record to work PT. Hrly wage, bonus, and mileage, send resume to email@example.com
Warehouse/Delivery Driver Wanted
Full time. Warehouse work + local delivery. No CDL required. Shift is 5AM-1PM Competitive pay + benefits. Apply in person at:
345 N. Iowa St., Lawrence EOE
Education & Training
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.
Computer-IT Applications Developer III, Sprint Nextel Corp., Overland Park, KS. Requires experience in Android & RIM & OS level development. Resumes to: www.sprint.com/careers req. #123731BR EOE
Customer Service SAVERS IS COMING to Shawnee, 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
Chicago Regional Representative
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 https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00207031 785-864-5421 EO/AA Employer
Customer Serv./General Help
20-30 Individuals WANTED NOW!
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
Attn: CDL A Company Drivers. Teams & Singles. Dedicated Lanes. Great home time, safety bonus program, 37CPM, benefits available after 90 days. 6 months verifiable exp. Call 800-787-4911
TRUCK DRIVERS needed for local hauls. Must have experience and Class A CDL. Apply between 7AM & 3PM at Hamm Companies, 609 Perry Place, Perry, KS. EOE
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Animal Science Worker
The KU Animal Care Unit has an immediate opening for a 75% time Animal Science Worker. Applicant must be able to work weekends. Duties include feeding and watering, changing and sanitizing animal equipment, maintaining accurate records and monitoring animal health in a research setting. Requires a HS diploma or GED, 6 months of experience in animal care and a valid driver’s license. Salary is $11.79/hr. For more information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00007993. Deadline to apply is May 9, 2012. EO/AA Employer.
$350 to $600/week. + bonuses No experience Necessary. Call Today, start this week. 785-856-1243 Paid Training 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)
The Institute for Educational Research & Public Service at the University of Kansas is hiring for its GEAR UP programs. GEAR UP is a federally - funded program that works with underserved students in the Kansas City, KS public schools to ensure that they are ready for and have access to higher education opportunities. Applicants must have experience in the public, secondary school setting. Those who are bilingual and/or have expertise in science and mathematicsm are especially encour aged to apply. For additional information, go to http://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00209376. KU is an EO/AA Employer WATER TESTER. $2- $3K/ Mo. 1st yr. $4- $5K/Mo. 2nd yr. H.S./College Preferred. No Experience/Will Train. Mgmt Opp. Call Monday only, 785-266-8198.
Healthcare 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN, IVC The University of Kansas Student Health Services has a full-time opening for an IV certified Licensed Practical Nurse. This unique setting provides primary care in a stimulating academic environment with an emphasis on patient education. For a complete position description and to apply, go to http://jobs.ku.edu, and search for position 00064501. Application deadline is 5/8/12. EO/AA employer.
LPNs & Certified Medication Aides Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living
Full, Part-time, and PRN LPN and Certified Medication Aide Positions Avail.
HOME DELIVERY SPECIALIST 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: email@example.com We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre - employment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE
REAL ESTATE SALES SPECIALIST The World Company seeks an individual who has a proven track record of successful cold calling and building immediate relationships to sell across print and digital platforms. Specialist will provide advertising and marketing solutions with new and innovative approaches to real estate segments in Lawrence, Kansas and surrounding communities. We are looking for winners who are driven to succeed and possess a proven track record of consistently exceeding sales quotas and a timeless work ethic. As a Real Estate Sales Specialist some of what you would be doing includes: • Develop and maintain partnerships with new and existing customers such as real estate firms, apartment communities and property management companies in the multifamily industry; • Initiate creative solutions to grow print and online revenue for our real estate clients; • Develop new sales leads to expand the existing market and make follow up sales and customer service calls; • Prepare timely and accurate sales materials and/or research to present solutions to new and existing clients and demonstrate to them how to promote their products and services to support new revenue streams; • Obtain and study information about clients’ products, needs, problems, advertising history and business practices to offer effective sales presentations and appropriate product assistance; • Present to clients appropriate research, contract status, and analytical reports to validate their buying decisions; • Maintain knowledge of market data, competitive activity, advertising rates, pertinent new items and company policies; • Provide exemplary customer service to your client list and take care of all of their billing, tearsheet, creative and informational needs; and • Consistently meet sales goals for accounts on your list and for new business. Ideal candidates will have experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; online media sales experience; remarkable communication skills; enjoy networking; effective time management and interpersonal skills; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; self-motivated; entrepreneurial spirit; strong presentation and closing skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. The World Company offers a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
Professional Comfort Care Now seeking CNAs & HHAs. Certified requird, have valid driver’s license.KU students welcome. 785-832-8260
Apply at: www.midwest-health. com/careers
EOE R.N./LPN CHARGE
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: www.wellsvillerc.com or stop by 304 W. 7th St. Wellsville
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 email@example.com or fax to (785) 841-3129.
HR Manager Part-time position responsible for hiring, performance mgmt, compliance with State & Federal employment laws, unemployment, benefit negotiations and other HR related activities. Bachelors degree and 2-5 years of experience preferred. Proficient knowledge of employment laws, MS Word & Excel required. Open until filled. Send resume & letter of interest to: ELC, PO Box 677, Ottawa, Kansas 66067 firstname.lastname@example.org rg EOE
FOOD SERVICE • Senior Production Supervisor Ekdahl Dining Sun. - Wed. 10:30 AM - 9 PM $12.18 - $13.63/hr.
Registered Nurse The University of Kansas Student Health Services has a full-time opening for a Registered Nurse. This unique setting provides a combination of immediate & primary care in a stimulating academic environment with an emphasis on patient education. For a complete position description and to apply, go to http://jobs.ku.edu, and search for position 00064507. Application deadline is 5/8/12. EO/AA employer.
• Grill Cook Ekdahl Dining Wed. - Fri. 10:30 AM - 9 PM Sat.: 10 AM - 8:30 PM $9.51 - $10.65/ hr. • Chilled Foods Cook Ekdahl Dining Wed. - Sat. 10 AM - 8:30 PM $9.51 - $10.65/hr. Full time employees also receive 1 FREE Meal ($7.50) per day Full job description available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS
The Elizabeth Layton Center, a community mental health center serving Franklin and Miami counties, has the following job openings: CSS Coordinator: full-time opening for a master or doctorate level Kansas licensed mental health professional to provide supervision and clinical oversight for staff serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). Duties also include providing therapy and case management services. Experience working with SPMI clients in a community mental health center and management experience are preferred. Position is based in Paola, Kansas. Mental Health Therapist: Full-time opening for a master or doctorate level Kansas licensed mental health professional to work primarily with youth and families providing individual and family therapy services in the office and family home. Position is based in Ottawa, Kansas. Some evening hours and minimal on-call required. Case Managers: Two full-time positions: one to provide community support services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness and one to provide community based services for youth with serious emotional disturbance. Bachelors degree in psychology, human services or related degree. To apply: Submit letter of interest & resume Must specify the position of interest (letters not specifying desired position will not be considered) ELC PO Box 677 Ottawa, Kansas 66067 email@example.com All positions are open until filled. EOE
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- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-
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Buy * Sell * Repair * Smart Phones Tablets Gaming Systems 2201 W 25th St.
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Mudjacking, Waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & Pressure Grouting. Level & Straighten Walls & Bracing on wall. BBB . Free Estimates Since 1962
Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs Call 913-209-4055 for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com Looking for Something Creative? Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791 www.billyconstruction.com • Decks • Gazebos • Framing • Siding • Fences • Additions • Remodel • Weatherproofing & Staining Insured, 20 yrs. experience. 785-550-5592
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For All Your Battery Needs Across The Bridge In North Lawrence 903 N 2nd St | 785-842-2922 lawrencemarketplace.com/ battery
Harris Auto Repair
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Hite Collision Repair
“If you want it done right, take it to Hite.” Auto Body Repair Windshield & Auto Glass Repair 3401 W 6th St (785) 843-8991 http://lawrencemarket place.com/hite
Tires, Alignment, Brakes, A/C, Suspension Repair Financing Available 785-841-6050 1828 Mass. St lawrencemarketplace.com/ performancetire
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Cleaning House Cleaner
12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available
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Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.
Five yrs. exp. References, Bonded & Insured Res., Com., Moveouts 785-840-5467
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• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation
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We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities. Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way.
Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program
Temporary or Contract Staffing Evaluation Hire, Direct Hire Professional Search Onsite Services (785) 749-7550 1000 S Iowa, Lawrence KS lawrencemarketplace.com/ express
Lawn & Landscape Maintenance Big/Small Jobs Dependable Service Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Whatever U Need
Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz
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Mowing My Way Through College
NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!
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Banquet Hall available for wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate meetings & seminars. For more info. visit http://lawrencemarket place.com/stevesplace
Seamless aluminum guttering. Many colors to choose from. Install, repair, screen, clean-out. Locally owned. Insured. Free estimates.
Heating & Cooling
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Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs
1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence
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Summer Mowing or 1 Time 15+ Years Experience & Dependable! Also do yard work & some hauling. Call Harold 785-979-5117 STARTING or BUILDING a Business? 785-832-2222 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Instruction and Tutoring
“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”
• Color & Design • Space Planning • Furniture Layouts • Trade Discounts • Project Management 785-766-9281 originsinteriordesign.com
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STARVING ARTISTS MOVING
15yr. locally owned and operated company. Professionally trained staff. We move everything from fossils to office and household goods. Call for a free estimate. 785-749-5073 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/starvingartist
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Painting A. B. Painting & Repair
Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est.
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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 lawrencemarketplace.com /kastl
Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies
Repairs and Services
BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386
Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned
No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 www.budgettreeservicekc.com
Chris Tree Service
20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659 www.KansasTreeCare.com Tree Trimming & Removal Local Arborist since 1997 Ks Arborist Assoc. Certified Licensed & Insured call 785-760-3684
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Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service
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
Re-Roofs: All Types Roofing Repairs Siding & Windows FREE Estimates (785) 749-0462 www.meslerroofing.com
Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 http://lawrencemarket place.com/primecoat
Fast Quality Service
Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas
Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks Kate, 785-423-4464 www.kbpaintingllc.com
Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.
For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs
Renovations Kitchen/Bath Remodels House Additions & Decks Quality Work Affordable Prices
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1510 St. Andrews
Artisan Floor Company
Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only
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Locally owned & operated.
Hardwood Floor Installation, Refinishing and Repair Locally Owned, Insured, Free Estimates 785-691-6117 www.artisanfloorcompany.com
Live More Pay Less Worry-free life at an affordable price
Insurance Work Welcome
Origins Interior Design
Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement
Affordable, Experienced, Reliable, Call For an est. Connor at 785.979.7390
Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7
Green Grass Lawn Care Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal. Insured all jobs considered 785-312-0813/785-893-1509
No Job Too Big or Small
Insured 20 yrs. experience
Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268
Decorative & Regular Drives, Walks & Patios Custom Jayhawk Engraving Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261
Golden Rule Lawncare Complete Lawncare Service Eugene Yoder Call for Free Est. Insured. 785-224-9436
JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction
Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim
Family owned and operated since 1992
CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete Repair Specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways, Waterproofing, Basement, Crack repair 888-326-2799 Toll Free
Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Windows, Doors, Roofing, Vinyl siding, Painting, More 35 yrs. exp. Free estimates. 913-636-1881
Lawn, Garden & Nursery
Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks
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1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence
Linda’s Cleaning Done Right 30 yrs. experience Excellent references Only $15 per hour 785-393-2599
“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665
Plan Now For Next Year • Custom Pools, Spas & Water Features • Design & Installation • Pool Maintenance (785) 843-9119
Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379
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• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Call 785-842-5203 or visit us at Lawrencemarketplace.com /freestategaragedoors
Painting Inside - Out Painting Service
Rental Turnovers Repairs, Paint, Clean. 785-766-5285
Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.
Honest & Dependable Free estimate, References Call Linda 785-691-7999
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Janitorial Services Business-Commercial-Industrial Housecleaning Carpet Cleaning Tile & Grout Cleaning The “Greener Cleaner” Locallly Owned Since 1983 Free Estimates
Your locally owned and operated carpet and upholstery cleaning company since 1993! • 24 Hour Emergency Water Damage Services Available By Appointment Only
Accessible and General Public Transportation Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN www.lynnelectric.com
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
Wagner’s 785-749-1696 www.foundationrepair.com
Decks & Fences
Dale and Ron’s Auto Service
Family Owned & Operated for 37 Years Domestic & Foreign Expert Service 630 Connecticut St
Heating & Cooling
Full service preschool & licensed childcare center for children ages 1-12. Open year-round, Monday- Friday, from 7 am to 6 pm
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Martin Windows & Doors • Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof? • Mold or Mildew on your house? • Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake?
Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD
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4F SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012 Hotel-Restaurant Office-Clerical
19th & Iowa Studio, 1 & 2 Bedrooms
Now Hiring Assistant Manager Kansas City
2BRs $200 off Aug. Rent & Security Deposit Special Gas, Water & Trash Paid
Competitive Salary Health/Dental/401(k) Bonus/Promotion Opportunities Please send your resume: firstname.lastname@example.org 1-866-396-2156 (fax)
Maintenance Perry Unified School District #343
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, www.usd343.org or by calling 785-597-5138. Application deadline is May 4, 2012.
Project Manager Design and Construction Management The University of Kansas is seeking a Mechanical/ Electrical Engineer to mange capital improvement projects on the Lawrence campus. For a complete job description including requirements go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00209601. Review of applications begins May 14th. EO/AA
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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.
KU BOOKSTORE PT CLERKS Shipping/Receiving Textbooks Varied Shifts Some Weekends $7.65 - $8.86 Job Description & Application available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS
wanted full-time for Chiropratic clinic in Bonner Springs. Apply Monday & Friday: 8AM-4PM or Tuesday: 8AM-12PM. 140 N. 130th St. Suite C. Advanced Chiropractic Services
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 email@example.com EOE M/F/D/V Drug-Free Workplace
Child Care Director with demonstrated strong supervisory skills; vision and leadership strengths; team building ability; and a good understanding of business needed for an established center. Salary commensurate with knowledge and experience. Benefits. Send cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume by May 4th to: Box # 1471, c/o Lawrence Journal-World, PO Box 888 Lawrence, KS 66044
Science & Biotech
Research Assistant KU, to perform biochemical, cell biological & developmental biological experiments. Requires a bachelors’ in biology, biochemistry, or related area and one year of lab experience. For full description and to apply, go to https://jobs.ku.edu, position #00067203. Initial review date is 5/9/2012. EO/AA Employer.
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
Bicycle Assemblers -Lawrence, St. Joe, Kansas City, surrounding areas. Professional experience strongly preferred. Tools & transportation required. Piece work commission averages $10-$16/hr. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative/Billing Assistant - Full time position avail. at addictions treatment clinic for caring, selfmotivated, people person. Required: good verbal & writing skills and excellent computer skills. Mental health or medical billing insurance experience preferred. For more info call 785-843-5483. Please send resume: email@example.com
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
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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
YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE
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Available Spring 2012
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A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE LEASING 1 & 2BRs FOR NOW, Summer and FALL 2012 VILLA 26 APARTMENTS
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Adam Ave. 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $995/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit.
Retail & Appliances Commercial Space Crosley Washer,
Frigidaire Dryer. Old but still work. $100. Please call 785-766-5732
2859 Four Wheel Drive
Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 785-842-5227 for more info
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
Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 block to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com
4BR, 2 bath townhome for August. $300/BR, $1,200/mo. + utils. No pets/smoking. 785-727-0025, 816-807-9493
Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797
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2BR — 2400 Alabama, 2nd floor, 1 bath, AC, DW, laundry on-site. $490/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797
4 & 5BRs near KU, shared yard w/deck, W/D hookup, 1316 Valley Ln.: 4BR, 3 bath, $1,400+deposit. 1318 Valley Ln., 5BR, 3 bath, full bsmt., kitchen area, $1,600. + deposit. No pets. 785-842-8411 1BR, 2444 Ousdahl. Quiet, has W/D, $485/mo. Gas & water paid. No pets. Avail. now. 785-423-1565.
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 www.garberprop.com
CALL FOR SPECIALS! • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free 785-832-0555, 785-766-2722
Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe
LUXURY TOWNHOMES GREAT Move In Specials
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Area Open Houses
Car Seat for child, used in “Grandma’s Car” so used very little. Navy blue velour seat, with gray. Brand is Century. $25. Call 785-843-0333
Lawrence Sunday, 4/29 4300 W 26th Terrace $239,000. 12-2PM 2113 Riviera $269,000. 2:30-4PM 1904 Massachussets 1625 sq ft., $120,000. Commercial, near corner 19th & Mass 4:30-6:30PM
Disney Princess CD player in excellent condition. Holds CDs, and places for jewelry. 25. cash. 785-843-9988 Disney Princess Clock, $10. 785-843-9988
Hosted by Tina Andrew Re/Max Excel 785-550-4393
Antique Oak church pew, Brand new in boxes. Enough for 14 by 14 square and extra. Real oak strip tiles, 6 by 6. must sell. $95. 785-393-1992
Lawrence Open House
Sunday, April 29th Noon to 4PM 1013 Home Circle Lawrence, KS 66046
HVAC, complete 4ton, properly sealed with nitrogen by certified refrigerator technician. Call for pricing. 3500 Riverview Dr. Mon-Sat. 8-5, 303-520-8775
3 bedroom ranch, 2 full baths, 2 car garage. 1,421 square feet, large fenced backyard, range, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer & dryer. Built in 1997.
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
$145,950. Stop by or for further information, please call (913) 226-4161 Quality Townhome for sale Low cost living. Very quiet neighborhood. Perfect for serious student, single professional, retiree. 2BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage. HOA $119,500. 785-550-6890
BRAND NEW One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths Rent Includes All Utilities. Plus Cable, Internet, Fitness & Pool. Garages Available Elevators to all floors
Reserve YOURS for Spring/Fall
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Canyon Court Apts DEPOSIT SPECIALS!
Leasing 1, 2, 3BRs for FALL 700 Comet Lane, Lawrence 785-832-8805 www.firstmanagementinc.com
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 www.rentinlawrence.com
Great Locations! Great Prices! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms
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Now Leasing for 2012! 1, 2 & 3 BRs
Fast, Reliable Maintenance On-site Management Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops
Bob Billings & Crestline
2BR starting at $580 W/D included. Pool
Sat., May 5, 2-7PM
The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935
2BR — 1030 Ohio, for fall, CA, DW. $650/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797
619 E. 8th St., Lawrence
2BR — 3732 Brushcreek, 1 bath, 1 story, garage, CA, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. $540/mo. 785-841-5797 2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com
HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! Pet under 60lbs OK! firstname.lastname@example.org 785-842-3280
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RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.
3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 2BR, 1 bath, $760/mo. Half Off Deposit
Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carpet, vinyl, cabinets, countertop. W/D is included. $575/mo. 785-865-2505
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 — 1315 E. 25th Terrace, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. $480/mo. 785-841-5797
• 2 & 3BRs available • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-749-2555/785-766-2722
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www.poehlerloftapartments.com 2BRs - for fall, tri-level, 1 EHO/Handicap accessible bath, CA, all elect., W/D hookup, DW, study. $650/ 2BR — 1027 Mississippi, for mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 fall, 1 bath, CA, laundry, DW, 1 cat ok, $500/mo. Call ASHBURY TOWNHOMES 785-841-5797 Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 2BR — 1414 Tennessee, for 3BR Available, No dogs fall, top floor, 1 bath, AC. MOVE IN SPECIALS No pets. $440 per month. Call NOW 785-842-1322 Call 785-841-5797
AVAIL. Now, Smr., & Fall
Single Family Homes 4 & 5 BRs - Avail. Now 2,400 -3 ,300 sq. ft. $1,800 - $2,200 month
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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
Mobile Homes 2BR, 1 bath, freshly painted, new carpet & linoleum. avail. now in Lecompton. $555/mo. Call 785-887-6584
3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505
2420 Iowa St., Suite A, Lawrence, KS. 1,200 sq. ft. Available June 1st. $1,350 per mo. Call 785-766-3949
Lg. 3BR, 3 full bath, bsmt., small fenced yard. 4950 Stoneback Dr. $1,000/mo. Avail. now. 785-766-1017
at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.
Office Space Available 785-841-4785
Window - Pella double hung window with wood frame, 74W x 56.5T x 6D. $50 or best offer. Call 913-449-7509
625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200 3BR - 951 Arkansas, 2 story, 3BR, 1.5 bath, FP, DW, W/D 2 full bath, CA, DW, laun- hookup. 2832 Iowa. $625/ www.ironwoodmanagement.net dry, microwave, $750/mo. mo. No pets. Avail. now. Houses ——————————————————————————— With W/D $775/mo. No 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 Also, Check out our Luxury pets. Call 785-841-5797 1st Class, Pet Friendly Apartments & Town Homes! www.rentinlawrence.com Mobile Homes Houses & Apts. ——————————————————————————— Apartments, Houses & www.vintagemgmt.com Duplexes. 785-842-7644 3BR College Hill Condo near 785-842-1069 www.GageMgmt.com KU. Panoramic view, 2 bath, OWNER WILL FINANCE new Carpet, W/D. $795/mo. 2BR, 2 bath, stove, DW, reKU Bus route. 785-865-8741 2BR — 427 Minnesota, for frig., W/D, CH/CA, storage Townhomes 1 - 5 BRs fall, 1 bath, 1 story, AC, building. Move in ready! 3BR, 1028 Ohio. Lovely W/D hookup. $650/mo. 1 Lawrence 816-830-2152 Garages - Pool - Fitness Center home, great for family near Use Your Tax Refund Pet OK. Call 785-841-5797 • Ironwood Court Apts. KU/downtown. Low utils. • Park West Gardens Apts to Invest in a Co-op Has study, appls., parking. 2-6BR houses available for • Park West Town Homes 1, 2, & 3BR townhomes $1,305/mo. 785-979-6830 August 1. Close to Campus Acreage-Lots • Homes at Monterey Bluffs in Cooperative. Units & downtown. 785-842-7644 and Green Tree 3BR, 2121 Inverness, for start at $412 - $485/mo. 6 Acre Farmstead 8 miles www.gagemgmt.com Water, trash, sewer paid. Call for more details Aug. 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, west of Lawrence. Includes FIRST MONTH FREE! 785.840.9467 DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 3 Morton Bldgs., 4 barns, HAWTHORN HOUSES Back patio, CA, hard wood pet. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 silo, smokehouse. Repo, floors, full bsmt., stove, 2 & 3 Bedroom Houses PARKWAY COMMONS assume owner financing. refrig., W/D hookup, garFALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS! CAMPUS LOCATIONS! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms $975 monthly. 785-554-9663 bage disposal, Reserved Pet under 60lbs OK! 1, 2, 3 BRs FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS! parking. On site email@example.com Briarstone Apts. W/D, Pool, Small Pet OK! ment & maintenance. 24 hr. 785-842-3280 1010 Emery * 785-749-7744 Income Property Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! emergency maintenance. firstname.lastname@example.org Membership & Equity Fee 3+BR, 2 bath, CA, FP, 2 car 5 Acres with $500 monthly 3BR — 1002 Alma, for Aug. 2 785-842-3280 Required. 785-842-2545 w/opener, fenced yard, income (more possible). story, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, DW, (Equal Housing Opportunity) shed. 2352 Haversham Dr. Located between Lawrence CA, W/D hookup, 1 pet. www.pinetreetownhouses.com PRE-LEASING for Fall $1,125/mo. 785-842-3911 $825/mo. 785-841-5797 & Topeka. Includes 1979 1-3BR apts., duplexes, & 2BR mobile home. Asking homes near KU campus. 1, 2 & 3 BR Townhomes 3BR — 2109 Mitchell,for Aug. Regents Court $139,000. Call 785-887-6069 Call TODAY to set up Avail. June 1. $385 - $900. 1 story, 1 bath, 1 car, CA, YOUR tour: 866-207-7480 Furnished 3 & 4BRs No Pets. 785-865-6064 DW, No pets. W/D hook- Duplex in Lawrence - 3BR www.rmstopeka.com Washer/dryer included ups, $775/mo. 785-841-5797 one side, 2BR other side, 19th & Mass., on bus route has 1 car garage. $135,000. 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, Ask about 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 1 bath, CA, DW. $500/mo. 2-person Special! opener, range, refrig., W/D No pets. Call 785-841-5797 785-842-4455 hookups. $795/mo. Deposit www.rentinlawrence.com www.meadowbrookapartments.net & Refs. Call 785-749-3840 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for 2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, 3BR, 1 bath, 1620-27 W. 20th fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, Apartments, Houses & W/D hookups, 2 car with Terr. Close to KU. Avail. DW. No pets. $460/mo. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 opener. Easy access to now and August 1st. $875/ Call 785-841-5797 www.GageMgmt.com I-70. Includes paid cable. mo. Call 785-842-7644 Pets under 20 lbs. allowed 2BR — 1305 Kentucky, in Call 785-842-2575 3BR, 1.5 Bath. 2434 Arkan4-plex. CA, DW. No pets. www.princeton-place.com sas, FR, FP, office area, 2 $450/mo. Call 785-841-5797 car, fenced yard. No Pets Antiques www.rentinlawrence.com 2 Bedrooms $550-$800/mo. or Section 8. $825/mo. 2BR - 1331 Delaware, for www.lawrencepm.com Avail. now. 785-832-9906 Antique Child’s Roll Top fall, 1 bath, 1 story, CA, 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 Desk, Excellent Condition. W/D hookups, 1 pet ok. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car. Great $100 Cash, 785-843-9988 $450/mo. Call 785-841-5797 Central Location, great home backs to Alvamar Golf Ask about our schools, lovely west side Course. 3718 Hartford Ave. LOOK and LEASE 2BR — 2406 Alabama, for townhome. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 $1,200. 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3BR - 1116 Kentucky, for fall, 2BR, bi-level, large! 1.5 bath, 1st floor, wood floors, CA, hard wood floors, DW, W/D has washer & dryer. $610/ hookup, basement. Cats ok. Avail. now. $585/mo. mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No 2BR, W/D hookups, 1 car garage, deck, lg. back yard, pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 No pets. $500. Avail. now. www.rentinlawrence.com 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 3BR — 2327 Yale, 2 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car gar- 2BR, 1 Bath. Large 1/2 Duplex, Lower RecRm with age, no pets. $825/mo. Call laundry; $800/mo. will 785-841-5797 consider one pet 3BR — 940 Tennessee, for w/non-refundable pet fall, 2nd floor, CA, laundry, dep. avail. June 1. DW, 1 bath, no pets. 913-859-0359. No calls af$610/mo. Call 785-841-5797 ter 9:30 pm.
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2BR — 3506 Harvard, for fall, Apartments We offer a competitive bi-level, 1 bath, CA, DW, compensation package Unfurnished W/D hookups. No pets. based upon skills & experi$480/mo. Call 785-841-5797 ence along with generous 1BR - 951 Arkansas, CA, DW, benefits. Qualified appli- laundry, $470, w/W/D $495, 2BR - 413 W. 17th, avail. now or fall, new kitchen, hardcants must complete our no pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com wood floors, laundry, CA, application to be considDW. No pets. $550/mo. ered for the position at: Water paid. 785-841-5797 http://www.slb.com/resources/ other_resources/employment_a 2BR - 426 Minnesota, for fall, pplication.aspx in 4-plex, CA, 1 pet ok. Please e-mail, fax or mail $430/mo. Call 785-841-5797 your application and curwww.rentinlawrence.com rent resume to: 2BR — 536 Ohio, for fall, 1st E-mail: LPC-HR@slb.com floor, 1 bath, AC. $450/mo. Fax: (785) 830-3290 Crossgate Casita’s No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Mail: Schlumberger 2451 Crossgate Drive www.rentinlawrence.com Attn: Personnel BRAND NEW 1BRs, $540/mo. 2400 Packer Rd. 2BR — 719-725 W. 25th, for Includes full size W/D, Lawrence, KS 66049 Fall, AC, W/D hookups. No Very small pet okay. pets. $410 - $420 per An Equal Opportunity Employer Open House: month. Call 785-841-5797
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Furniture New/Used sofas, love seats, dinettes, bedroom sets, futons, bunk beds. mattresses, box springs. Still in plastic. Bedframes, pictures, wall mirrors, & more. Please call Bobby at 785-218-2742
Household Misc. Lamps, (2) Leviton Lamp, 24” tall ceramic white w/floral pattern and gold trim. $30. 785-550-1271 Vintage Lamp, 30” tall ceramic white w/floral pattern, $20. 785-550-1271 Vintage Lamps, 32” brass base & stem with light green glass body set. $30. 785-550-1271
Jewelry Tie Clip, Victorian tie clip & cufflinks in original box. Inside lid says Hickok. It is like new and very colorful. Asking $75. 785-594-2212
Lawn, Garden & Nursery Asparagus Fern, larger, wintered in the house. $5. 785-842-8776. Hostas - plain green leaf, purple flower. $4.00 each. 785-842-8776. Mower - Toro Rider, 42” cut, 16hp, hydrostatic, used 1 season, 78 hours, $900. Call 785-841-9735.
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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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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 rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
2007 Honda Civic EX 53k, AT, Factory Nav, Moon, 1-owner, WOW $13847 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
27 inch TV, no remote, not a flat screen. Works great! $10. 785-843-9988
Cadillac 2006 CTS, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#633431 only $11,745. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Cadillac 2006 DTS Luxury II, low miles, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, stk#673262 only $17,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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! Homemade Desserts for only $2 12
Multi Family Yard Sale!
Contractor going out of business Sale! Cool Stuff! Sat., 7am-4pm. Sun. 9am-2pm.
Cadillac 2005 SRX AWD, leather memory seats, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#592722 only $13,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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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 ! 18
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Pets 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.
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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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Infiniti 2003 I35. Pearl white with tan leather and moonroof, very popular combination. Essentially same car as a Maxima, but fancier. Very nice sedan w/famous Nissan V6, and automatic. A great buy! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7 Jaguar 2007 X-Type All Wheel Drive. Local car, extremely clean and well equipped. Cream leather interior with heated seats. Traded in on newer Jaguar. Beautiful Dark Chili Red, like new condition. Great price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 7 785-856-6100 24/7 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 rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
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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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Chevrolet 2004 Suburban LT room for 8, running boards, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#383812 only $12,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Dodge 2010 Caliber SXT 4cyl, FWD, power equipment, and very affordable! Stk#17731 only $13,444 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Ford 2009 Escape XLT 52K, Dark Blue Grey See Us Today! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 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 rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 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 rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7 Jeep 2000 Grand Cherokee Ltd. Rebuilt motor, November 2011, 254K miles showing. Leather seats, AWD, 4x4. Tow package, Split air conditioning, power seats and memory. Power train in excellent condition. New tires with full size spare. $7,900. Call 785-424-3878. Jeep 2004 Grand Cherokee 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 rueschhoffautos.com 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 rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
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2006 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited-88k, AT, AWD, Heated Leather, Moon, 1-owner, Rare! $15922 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
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WE BUY CARS Top dollar for top late model vehicles. Drive in, see Danny or Jeff and get your big bucks today! 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Judge of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand in the Jury Assembly Room of the Douglas County Courthouse in the City of Lawrence in said County and State on the 10th day of May, 2012, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. on said day, the following described interest in real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Lot Seven, in Block Two, in Diamondhead, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas (commonly known as 6208 Berando Court, Lawrence, KS 66049).
Lawrence NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ADNAN ANWAR AND ALL OTHER PERSONS WHO ARE OR MAY BE CONCERNED. You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in the Douglas County Court by Rowshan Begum; you are hereby required to answer the petition on or before May 25, 2012, in the Court at Lawrence, Kansas. A hearing on the matter is scheduled for June 12, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in Division 2 of the court named above. If you fail to answer, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the petition. Rowshan Begum, PETITIONER Christopher Behre, #21273 Kansas Legal Services 2001 Haskell Avenue Lawrence, KS 66046 (785) 838-3401 Attorney for Petitioner ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 29, 2012) ORDINANCE NO. 8717 SPECIAL USE PERMIT NO. SUP-12-8-11 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR A MINOR UTILITY (PUMP STATION 37) ON CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 2100 HASKELL AVENUE, WITHIN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS.
together with all fixtures, appurtenances, etc. thereunto pertaining; said interest in real property is levied upon as the property of defendants and all other alleged owners and will be WHEREAS, pursuant to City sold without appraisal to of Lawrence, Kan., Code § satisfy said Order of Sale. 20-402 (Jan. 1, 2011), as amended, a Minor Utility On this 11th day of April, (Pump Station 37) is, upon 2012 the grant of a Special Use Permit, a permitted use in SHERIFF OF districts zoned RS10 DOUGLAS COUNTY (Single-Dwelling Residential); WHEREAS, the City, as PREPARED BY: the owner of record of the subject real property, comSTEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. monly known as 2100 HasP. O. Box 189 kell Avenue, the legal deLawrence, KS 66044 scription of which is set (785) 843 0811 forth at Section 2, infra, Attorneys for Plaintiff proposes to use the subject real property, which is curBradley R. Finkeldei #19470 rently zoned RS10 ________ (Single-Dwelling Residen(First published in the Law- tial), for a Minor Utility Station 37); rence Daily Journal-World (Pump WHEREAS, the City, as the April 15, 2012) owner of record of the subIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ject real property has filed DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS a proper application for a Special Use Permit, No. DIVISION 2 SUP-12-8-11, to use the subject real property for a MiIn the Matter of the nor Utility (Pump Station Marriage of 37); WHEREAS, the ROWSHAN ARA BEGUM, Lawrence-Douglas County Petitioner, Metropolitan Planning Staff and reviewed that application ADNAN ANWAR, in light of all relevant facRespondent. tors and prepared a report recommending that the apCase No. 2012-DM-200
plication for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-12-8-11, be approved; WHEREAS, on February 29, 2012, after giving due and lawful notice, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on Special Use Permit, No. SUP-12-8-11; WHEREAS, at its February 29, 2012, public hearing, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered the report and recommendation of City staff, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, and voted to recommend to the City Commission that it grant the application for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-12-8-11, permitting the applicant to use the subject property for a Minor Utility (Pump Station 37); and WHEREAS, at its March 27, 2012, public meeting, the Governing Body addressed the application for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-12-8-11, received comments from the public, and considered 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. In accordance with City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-1306 (Jan. 1, 2011), as amended, the governing body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, hereby grants to the applicant Special Use Permit, No. SUP 12-8-11, for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 1, MINOR SUBDIVISION SUNFLOWER ADDITION NO. 2, A REPLAT OF LOT 1, SUNFLOWER ADDITION, A SUBDIVISION IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST OF THE SIXTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS permitting the subject real property to have that special permitted use set forth in Section 3, infra, subject to the conditions established in Section 4, infra. SECTION 3. The City hereafter permits the subject real property, as granted in Section 2, supra, in accordance with Special Use Permit, No. SUP-12-8-11, to have the following special permitted use: Minor Utility (Pump Station 37). SECTION 4. The Special Use Permit granted in Section 2, supra, and the permitted use set forth in Section 3, supra, in addition to being subject to the general conditions established in Chapter 20 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, Kan-
sas, 2011 Edition, as amended, is also subject to the following special conditions: (a) Provision of a note, on the face of the site plan, describing any variances that may have been approved by the Planning Director or the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission with respect to the application.SECTION 5. Failure of the applicant, owner, or any successor or assign to abide by the requirements of Chapter 20 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, as amended, or the special condition established in Section 4, supra, shall be cause for the City to revoke Special Use Permit, No. SUP-12-7-11, in accordance with City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-1605 (Jan. 1, 2011), as amended. SECTION 6. 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 7: 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 3rd day of April, 2012. APPROVED: /s/ Aron E. Cromwell Aron E. Cromwell 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 ________
Lawrence SUP-3-2-12: Consider a Special Use Permit for a parking lot expansion for Bishop Seabury Academy, located at 4120 Clinton Parkway, for an extended parking lot. Submitted by Landplan Engineering, for Bishop Seabury Academy, property owner of record. PP-2-1-12: Consider a Preliminary Plat for North Lawrence Riverfront Addition, located at 401 North 2nd Street. This subdivision includes variances related to block length, right-of-way dedication for N. 2nd Street as a principal arterial, and connection of a local street to an arterial street. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects, for North Mass Redevelopment, LLC, Douglas County Kaw Drainage District, City of Lawrence, Kaw River Estates, LLC, HDD of Lawrence LLC, D & D Rentals of Lawrence LLC, Jeffrey W. Hatfield, Exchange Holdings LLC, Loosehead Investments LLC, and Riverfront Properties of Lawrence LLC, property owners of record. PP-2-2-12: Consider a Preliminary Plat for Research Park Drive, located in the 1600 Block of Research Park Drive. This application includes a variance to reduce the lot width from 200’ to 165’. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects, for Mabet #2, LC, Alvamar Development Corporation, property owner of record. SUP-2-1-12: Consider a Special Use Permit for an Extended Care Medical Facility, located in the 1600 Block of Research Park Drive. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects, for Mabet #2, LC, Alvamar Development Corporation, property owner of record.
Lawrence to Chapter 14 Specific Plans, to revise the West of K-10 Plan and A Nodal Plan for the Intersection of West 6th Street & Kansas Highway 10 (K-10) designating the node of 6th Street and K-10 as a CC600. Initiated by City Commission on 4/10/12. TA-4-3-12: Consider a Text Amendment to the City of Lawrence Land Development Code to create a CC600 zoning district. Initiated by City Commission on 4/10/12. Z-4-5-12: Consider a request to rezone approximately 146 acres located in the NW quadrant of the intersection of West 6th Street/Hwy 40 and Kansas Hwy 10 (K-10) from County A (Agriculture) District and County B1 (Neighborhood Business) District to the pending district CC600 (Community Commercial) District to accommodate a regional recreation facility. Initiated by City Commission on 4/10/12. Receive the Comprehensive Plan Annual Review and initiate any recommended comprehensive plan amendments to be considered at future meetings. Legal descriptions for public hearing properties listed above are on file in the Planning Office for review during regular office hours, 8-5, Monday - Friday. Communications Commission:
Written comments are welcome and encouraged on all items to be considered by the Planning Commission. The Commission has established a deadline for receipt of all written communications of no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012. This ensures your transmittal to the Commission can be received and read prior to their meeting.
TA-4-2-12: Consider a Text Amendment to the City of Lawrence Land Develop(Published in the Lawrence ment Code to create a menDaily Journal-World April tal health care use within an appropriately deter29, 2012) mined existing zoning dis- Sheila M. Stogsdill trict. Initiated by City Com- Assistant Director, NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC City/County Planning mission on 4/17/12. www.lawrenceks.org/pds/ The Lawrence/Douglas ________ County Metropolitan Plann- PP-3-3-12: Consider a Preliminary Plat for Prairie ing Commission will hold their regularly scheduled Wind Addition No. 3, loNOTICE TO BIDDERS: monthly meeting on May cated at 2504-2548 Ryan Interested vendors are en21, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the Court. This subdivision in- couraged to visit the UniCommission Meeting Room cludes variances from the versity of Kansas Purchason the first floor of City side yard setbacks in Sec- ing Services website for a tion 20-1007(E)(3) of the listing of Current Bid OpHall, 6 E. 6th Street. Pre-2006 Zoning Ordinance portunities. Electronic Bid The Planning Commission and from the right-of-way postings are located at: in Section will consider the following requirement www.purchasing.ku.edu public hearing and non 20-810(e)(5)(i) of the Subdi/Bids/KU_Bids.aspx hearing items at their Mon- vision Regulations. Submit- Interested vendors may ted by Grob Engineering also contact KU Purchasday, May 21, 2012 meeting: Services, LLC, for Tenants ing Services, 785-864-5800. CUP-3-2-12: Consider a Con- to Homeowners, Inc., prop1246 West Campus Road ditional Use Permit to allow erty owner of record. Rm. 30, Lawrence, KS 66045 a metal recycle center at Fax 785-864-3454 or Consider a email: email@example.com Advantage Metals, located CPA-4-2-12: Plan at 1783 E 1450 Rd. Submit- Comprehensive ted by Landplan Engineer- Amendment to Chapter 6 of ing, for Advantage Metals, Horizon 2020 to create WorldClassNEK.com CC600 District policies and property owner of record.
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(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 15, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN, Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL NUFFER, Defendant.
Case No. 2011 CV 302 Div No. 1 Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 60. Title to Real Estate Involved NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Judge of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand in the Jury Assembly Room of the Douglas County Courthouse in the City of Lawrence in said County and State on the 10th day of May, 2012, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. on said day, the following described interest in real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Lots 1, 2, part of Lots 3, 4 and part of Tract A, Herb’s 2nd Plat, a subdivision in the City of Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas formerly known as Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in Block 235, City of Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas. together with all fixtures, appurtenances, etc. thereunto pertaining; said interest in real property is levied upon as the property of defendants and all other alleged owners and will be sold without appraisal to satisfy said Order of Sale. On this 11th day of April, 2012 SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY
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STEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. P. O. Box 189 Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843 0811 Attorneys for Plaintiff Bradley R. Finkeldei #19470 ________
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Dear Annie: Two years ago, my younger sister learned that her grown daughter had been molested as a child by our then-teenage brother. I believe her, but was totally unaware of the situation, as I moved away nearly 25 years ago. Her daughter had a friend who was also molested. Both girls were under age 6 when this happened, and the molestation lasted several years. I urged my sister to seek professional help for her daughter and herself, and to find a way to approach the other young woman to let her know that we are now aware of what our brother did and offer our support. Since my children also were in contact with my brother during that time, I immediately asked them about this. They both said nothing happened. I’m pretty sure
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my daughter was not exposed to any harm, but there is a strong chance my son was molested, as he was never the same after one particular summer trip. In fact, he refused to ever visit his grandparents’ home again. I have heard nothing more about this in the two intervening years. I asked my sister whether the other girl had been contacted, etc., and was told this was a private matter and the discussion was closed. She says it happened a long
Ripa rips up TV Land Awards Proof that critical insights can arrive at any time: While I was in a dentist’s chair some months back, enduring a procedure that straddled the line between discomfort and pain, the hygienist left the television on for me. It was tuned to “Live! With Kelly,” a morning show hosted by Kelly Ripa. Fifteen seconds into her banal chitchat, I was praying for the drilling to resume. Ripa hosts the 10th Anniversary TV Land Awards (8 p.m. TV Land), honoring series from years past, including “Laverne and Shirley,” ‘‘In Living Color,” ‘‘One Day at a Time,” ‘‘Murphy Brown” and “Pee-wee’s Playhouse.” Aretha Franklin, who often served as Murphy Brown’s inspiration, also appears and receives a tribute. Look for cast members of the honored shows to make an appearance. Be warned: The proceedings close with Ripa dancing to the B-52s’ “Rock Lobster.” O Two current shows with cult audiences are heading into strange new territory. I’ve tried to make sense of the overlapping alliances and warring kingdoms on “Game of Thrones” (8 p.m., HBO). But like a lot of viewers, I have to settle for its impressive production values and epic scale. Look for things to take a supernatural turn now that the redhaired religious-leader lady has given “birth” to something that looks like the Smoke Monster from “Lost.” Folks who used to complain that “Mad Men” (9 p.m., AMC) was plodding along at a petty soap opera pace will probably start carping now that too many weird things are happening too quickly. A few weeks ago Don Draper seemed to go homicidal. (Whew! It was only a dream!) Last week he flipped out on his pretty new bride. Peggy had a sordid liaison in a movie theater — during “Born Free,” no less! And old-school Roger Sterling dropped acid! The times, on “Mad Men,” they are a-changin’!
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time ago and to forget about it. She says she will not have further contact with our brother. But she hasn’t considered the impact this has had on me. I was 14 when our brother was born, and I helped raise him after our parents divorced and our father died. My brother never married and lives alone. He cannot hold down a job. I have no idea whether he is still molesting children. Meanwhile, another brother is asking for a family reunion. How do you respond when something this horrific is disclosed? — Older Sister Dear Sister: You can’t dictate to your sister how to handle this. That is her decision. But her revelation also affects you and the relationships you have with all of your siblings, not to mention the possibility that your son was
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For Sunday, April 29: Your dynamic personality attracts many people. People open up to you. If you get some odd reactions this year, it might be because you’re sending out mixed signals. If you are single, this behavior could end a good relationship. If you are attached, your sweetie most likely is used to your mixed signals. 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) +++ Pressure builds. A discussion allows a greater exchange of ideas and feelings to occur. Tonight: Act as if there is no tomorrow. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ++++ Stay close to home and understand that you need to work through a very intense situation. Greet a change with optimism. Tonight: Happy at home. Gemini (May 21-June 20) +++++ You have a lot to say, but few people will hear you. Relax with people you can enjoy and who interest you. Tonight: Hanging out with a loved one. Cancer (June 21-July 22) HHHH Treat yourself as you wish a loved one or potential significant other would. It certainly will give this person a clue as to where he or she could be more expressive of his or her caring. Tonight: Do not let self-discipline vanish. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) +++++ Your electric energy not only gets you going, but it energizes anyone who comes into close contact with you. Your words are heard only when you illuminate some of the distraction and detach. Tonight: You know what you want. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
molested. The rest of the family should know about the molestation, not least because it protects any grandchildren from potential harm. The family reunion may be an opportune time to do this, but you should alert your sister so she is prepared. We also suggest you get some short-term counseling for yourself. This is obviously hard on you. Dear Annie: “Michigan” says some of her friends constantly interrupt her. I used to be one of those people. I had a workmate who would stop me from interrupting by saying, “I’m sorry, I can’t hear you when I’m talking!” It was quite effective, and I really didn’t take offense. He was right. — Gabby — Send questions to email@example.com, or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.
+++ Simply say less if you do not want to share. You are going through some remarkable changes and wondering why. Tonight: You might be your own best companion. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) +++++ You finally feel as if you can let go and enjoy yourself. You have come through a tense period involving a loved one. Tonight: Where the action is. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ++++ Invite loved ones to join you. You might opt for a fun hike along a creek or river bed to enjoy the spring weather. Tonight: Enjoy the people you are with. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) +++++ Opt for a little escape from daily life. This could involve going to a movie, taking a drive or exploring a museum or flea market. Tonight: Choose something easy. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) +++++ Close relating draws positive results, especially if you are in the beginning of a budding relationship. Even if you’re not, you’ll strengthen the bond between you and this person. Tonight: Let the theme of the weekend continue. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) +++++ Your popularity soars. Where you naturally extend friendship, an interested member of the opposite sex has a totally different agenda. Tonight: Join friends for dinner. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ++++ Your easygoing manner and happy style draw many people toward you. How you mix the characters in your life could be interesting to an observer. Tonight: Wishing tomorrow wasn’t Monday. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.
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mugful 18 Three dots
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Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker April 29, 2012 ACROSS 1 Very thin soup 6 Lambs’ ma’ams 10 A human arm bone 14 Bald eagle nest 15 Army outpost 16 Playwright Simon 17 Food prep pun (Part 1) 20 Linden and Roach 21 Guard, tackle or center 22 Squiggly letter 23 Emptied, as a brake line 24 Country just south of Sicily 28 “The View” co-host Shepherd 30 Golden Triangle flowers 32 Heavy drinker 35 Animal with a white rump 36 Food prep pun (Part 2) 40 Bathroom, in Brighton 41 Features of O. Henry stories 42 All at once 45 Flamethrower substance 49 Hard to get a reaction out of 50 Wearing apparel 52 Edinburgh “Uh-uh” 53 “Tahitian
Women on the Beach” artist 56 Bible book after John 57 Food prep pun (Part 3) 61 Worshiped object 62 Secluded valley 63 Africa’s Sierra ___ 64 Love to excess (with “on”) 65 Pairs with drums 66 Go-___ (mini racers) DOWN 1 Uses the tub 2 Go over and over and over 3 “... if you want to avoid trouble” 4 Involuntary twitches 5 “I’m so clever” sound 6 Sam’s secretary in “The Maltese Falcon” 7 Cause for stitches 8 Emerald Isle language 9 Apple attachment 10 Open, as a change purse 11 “Anna Karenina” author Tolstoy 12 Game with matchsticks 13 Hearty mugful 18 Three dots
19 A bit moist 23 Fancy cracker topper 25 Bent the truth 26 “Cast” lead-in 27 Seek a response from 29 1 or 66 (Abbr.) 30 Actor Sean 31 Man of the cloth 33 Parisian pop 34 “7 Faces of Dr. ___” 36 Didi of “Grease” and “Grease 2” 37 Where you hang your hat 38 “Coming of Age in Samoa” author Margaret 39 Deadly snake 40 Honolulu necklace 43 Diamond-
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shaped sock pattern Adult male deer Heavy thing on a ship Like some fingerprints Complicated situations Likelier to win a baby contest Bank claims Attempt to persuade Splashy party Where sailors go “Way” or “wife” beginning “And now, without further ___ ...” “Death Be ___ Proud” Of the same ___ (similar)
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Blind lawyer’s escape to overshadow talks between U.S., China By Bradley Klapper and Matthew Lee Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Less than a week before annual U.S.-Chinese diplomatic and economic talks, relations between the powers risked sharply deteriorating Saturday with an escaped Chinese activist reportedly under American protection and a U.S. fighter jet sale to Taiwan now being considered. Fellow activists say Chen Guangcheng, a blind lawyer who exposed f o r c e d abortions and sterilizations as part of C h i n a ’ s Chen one-child policy, fled house arrest a week ago and has sought protection at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Neither the U.S. nor Chinese government has confirmed the reports, but the saga looks set to overshadow this coming week’s Strategic and Economic Dialogue in the Chinese capital. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are leading the U.S. side at the talks beginning Thursday. A potential further complication is a letter from the White House director of legislative affairs, Rob Nabors, to Sen.
John Cornyn, R-Texas, explaining that the Obama administration would consider selling new U.S. warplanes to Taiwan. A sale would infuriate China, which considers the island nation an integral part of its state even after their split more than six decades ago. Chen’s status and the fighter jets represent the latest strains in Washington and Beijing’s upand-down relationship in recent years. President Barack Obama has sought to “pivot” American military might and diplomatic energy toward Asia to improve America’s standing in the region and check the expansion of Chinese power, and achieved mixed results. The two issues underscore the fundamental disconnect between the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 economies, the top importer and exporter, and the biggest military and the fastest developing, on issues from human rights and Taiwan to currency policy and combating nuclear-armed North Korea and potentially nucleararmed Iran. A Texas-based activist group that has been active in promoting Chen’s case said China and the U.S. were discussing the fate of the 40-year-old. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing declined comment. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said he had no information on Chen’s case.
Sheriff: Body found in Wash. bunker By Gene Johnson and Ted Warren Associated Press
NORTH BEND, WASH. — After a 22-hour standoff, police blew the top off a rugged mountain bunker near Seattle on Saturday, only to find their target — a man believed to be a murder suspect who holed up there — dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside. Authorities had not positively identified the body as 41-year-old Peter Keller, who hadn’t been seen since his wife and daughter were found shot to death last weekend, King County sheriff’s Sgt. Katie Larson said. A bomb squad cleared the bunker, built into a ridge in the Cascade Mountains, to make sure there were no booby-traps before detectives entered. Officers shouted warnings before blowing the roof, Larson said. Tear gas pumped into the bunker didn’t work on Friday. With clear weather and a fresh SWAT team in place Saturday morning, it was time to act more aggressively, she said. It wasn’t clear if any officers had heard the gunshot from inside the bunker, she said. The raid ended a tense week for law enforcement officials who tried to track down Keller, a gun enthusiast described by his family as having a “survivalist mentality.” That Keller was likely armed and on the loose in an extremely popular hiking and mountain-biking area east of Seattle kept many people on edge. “There’s been a huge sigh of relief,” Larson said. “Our people are out safe, and
the trails are now safe for the community to use.” Keller had spent eight years building Keller the bunker into the side of Rattlesnake Ridge, police said. It was thoroughly camouflaged and had multiple levels. Photos of the inside of the bunker, released by the King County Sheriff’s Office, showed a shelf full of ammunition boxes stacked inside Ziploc bags. SWAT teams spent a grueling seven hours on the mountainside Friday morning, virtually crawling over dangerously steep terrain slick with mud from recent rains, before they found the bunker. A number of officers were treated intravenously for dehydration, and one broke his ankle, said sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West said. Photographs found in Keller’s home after the killings gave authorities an idea of where it was; in one picture that they enhanced, detectives could make out buildings in nearby North Bend. Combined with reports from alert hikers who remembered seeing his faded red pickup truck at the Rattlesnake Ridge trailhead, the sheriff’s office sent experienced trackers to the area, where they found off-trail boot prints confirming their belief that he was somewhere on the ridge. The bunker was found at about the 1,350-foot level, several hundred yards due east of a trailhead at Rattlesnake Ridge. It had several entryways and ladders.
Scandal highlights lack of women in agency By Eric Tucker Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Secret Service agents are often portrayed in popular culture as disciplined, unflappable, loyal — and male. A spiraling prostitution scandal that has highlighted the dearth of women in the agency that protects the president and dignitaries has many wondering: Would more females in the ranks prevent future dishonor? Only about a tenth of field agents and uniformed officers are women, a shortage some attribute to travel demands that can be especially taxing on women balancing families and careers. A scandal that risks portraying the agency as unfriendly to women, however, could set back efforts to close the gender gap. “I can’t help but think that there would be some progress if there was more diversity and if there were more women that were there,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “When you have a diversity of people there, it brings more accountabil-
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ity. What you see is a lack of accountability in this.” Women make up about 25 percent of the agency’s workforce, but only about 11 percent of agents and uniformed officers, said spokesman Ed Donovan. That’s significantly lower than the 19 percent of female special agents in the FBI, though higher than the 9.7 percent of special agents who are women in the Drug Enforcement Administration. The Secret Service does not provide gender breakdowns on the agents assigned to presidential details, though women have
been included on those assignments for years. The agency has aggressively recruited women, targeting female-oriented career fairs and sending brochures to colleges. “We all recognize that we want to get more women into the Secret Service,” Donovan said. But that wasn’t easy even before the prostitution embarrassment in Colombia, which unfolded two weeks ago when a dispute over payment between a prostitute and Secret Service officer spilled into a hotel hallway. A
SECRET SERVICE AGENTS WATCH as Air Force One departs Midland International Airport in Midland, Texas, in this 2008 photo. The Secret Service has been tarnished by a prostitution scandal that erupted April 13 in Colombia.
dozen Secret Service employees and a dozen enlisted military personnel have been implicated. Although Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said it appeared to be isolated, the agency has since confirmed it’s investigating if employees hired prostitutes and strippers ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to El Salvador last year. The agency on Friday also announced stricter measures, including assigning chaperones on some trips to enforce new rules of conduct for agents and employees.
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LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION Agenda highlights • 6:35 p.m. Tuesday • City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets • Knology Channel 25 • Meeting documents online at lawrenceks.org
City set to OK bid to repave 6th St. BOTTOM LINE City commissioners are set to approve a $1.14 million bid to repave Sixth Street from Iowa Street to Monterey Way.
BACKGROUND Lawrence-based Sunflower Paving submitted the low bid. The project will include two inches of new pavement on the road and several new turning lanes. The project will include an eastbound right-turn lane at Sixth and Kasold, a west-
bound bus turnout lane on Sixth Street just west of Schwarz Road, and a widening of Sixth Street between Rockledge and Iowa to provide a center turn lane for the Hampton Inn property. Work is expected to begin on the project in early summer.
OTHER BUSINESS Study session
• 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Study session on city budget. • 6:35 p.m. City Commission meeting begins.
• Proclaim May 6 – 12, 2012 as RISE Phoenix Week. • Proclaim the month of May 2012 as Mental Health Month.
• Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 04/10/12. • Receive minutes from various boards and commissions: • Approve all claims. • Approve licenses as recommended by the City Clerk’s Office. • Approve appointments as recommended by the Mayor. • Bid and purchase items: a.) Award bid for Project No. PW1201, 6th Street, Monterey Way to Iowa Street, KLINK Project, to Sunflower Paving, Inc., in the amount of $1,144,208,62. b.) Award the bid for Bid Number B1221, Project UT1204CS Pump Station PS43 Pump Replacement, to the low bidder, Tedrow Construction, L.L.C., in the amount of $23,965 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract. c.) Award the construction contract for Bid No. B1222, project UT1104DS Wimbledon Drive (from Inverness Drive to the west line of the Alvamar Golf Course property) Watermain Replacement to the low bidder Westland Construction in the amount of $411,985.35 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract. d) Authorize the purchase of fume hood equipment for the Bioscience and Technology Business Center expansion facility, 4950 Research Parkway, in the amount of $21,853.39, from Fisher Scientific. e.) Authorize the City Manager to execute an engineering services agreement with Professional Engineering Consultants for design phase engineering services in the amount of $84,651 for project UT1105DS, 2012-2013 Watermain Relocation Program. f.) Authorize City Manager to enter into an agreement with Landplan Engineering for engineering design services for the 6th and Iowa Geometric Improvements project in the amount of $72,000. • Adopt on second and final reading, Ordinance No. 8729, allowing possession and consumption of alcoholic liquor on certain public right-of-way in conjunction with Arts Center Final Friday event, Art Tougeau Parade After Party and the Replay Spring Into Summer event on May 25 and May 26. • Approve a request by Lawrence 360 Church to install artificial turf as part of its new infant and toddler playground area. • Accept 2011 Report on Tax Abatements and Economic Development incentives, as approved by the Public Incentives Review Committee on April 24. • Receive city manager’s report.
• Consider approving Site Plan, SP-3-24-12, for a sidewalk hospitality area for Burger Stand at the Casbah Restaurant to be located at 801-803 Massachusetts Street (submitted by Paul Werner Architects for David and Susan Millstein and Round Corner Inv. LLC, property owners of record) and consider approving sidewalk dining and hospitality license. The sidewalk dining area will be located on the west side (covered alley area). • Consider the following items related to the North Mass Development project: a.) Consider a Comprehensive Plan Amendment, CPA-11-8-11, to Chapter 6 of Horizon 2020 to expand the identified boundaries of Downtown Lawrence to accommodate a proposed mixed use project known as the North Mass Development. The request includes a proposal to exempt the proposed North Mass Development from the current requirement that individual stores in the Downtown Commercial Center have a maximum footprint of no more than 25,000 square feet. b.) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-29-11, approximately 1.38 acres from IG (General Industrial) and CS (Commercial Strip) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 401 & 415 North 2nd Street. c) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-30-11, approximately 2.14 acres from IG (General Industrial) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 0 & 100 Lincoln Street and 151 & 100 Perry Street. d) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-32-11, approximately .83 acres from IG (General Industrial) and CS (Commercial Strip) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 409 & 501 North 2nd Street. e) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-33-11, approximately .34 acres from OS (Open Space) and CS (Commercial Strip) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 300, 311, & 317 North 2nd Street. f) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-34-11, approximately 1.61 acres from IG (General Industrial) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 139 Perry Street, 505 North 2nd Street & 141 Maple Street. g) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-35-11, approximately .55 acres from IG (General Industrial) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 133 Perry Street. h.) Consider a request to rezone, Z-12-36-11, approximately 1.38 acres from IG (General Industrial) to CD (Downtown Commercial), located at 600 North 1st Street, Block 3. • Consider adopting Resolution No. 6969, authorizing the Mayor to execute Agreement No. 12-12 with the Kansas Department of Transportation for the construction of improvements to K-10 (South Lawrence Trafficway) and the construction of 31st Street from Haskell Avenue to O’Connell Road. • Receive presentation from the Kansas Department of Transportation on for the construction of an interchange at the intersection of Bob Billings Parkway and K-10 Highway.
BRIEFLY Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Cairo
detained for allegedly insulting the kingdom’s monarch. RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA Saudi authorities denied — Saudi Arabia closed its that and said he was arCairo embassy Saturday rested for trying to smuggle and recalled its ambassador anti-anxiety drugs into following protests over a the conservative oil-rich detained Egyptian human kingdom. rights lawyer in a sharp escalation of tension between FDA approves two regional powerhouses already on shaky terms plague antibiotic due to uprisings in the Arab NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. world. — U.S. reguThe unexpected Saudi lators have diplomatic break came approved use following days of proof a powertests by hundreds of ful Johnson Egyptians outside the & Johnson Saudi Embassy in Cairo antibiotic to and consulates in other HEALTH treat plague, cities to demand the rean extremely lease of Ahmed el-Gezarare, sometimes-deadly wi. Relatives and human rights groups say he was bacterial infection.
The Food and Drug Administration also approved Levaquin, known generically as levofloxacin, to reduce risk of people getting plague after exposure to the bacteria that cause it. Called Yersinia pestis, the bacteria are considered a potential bioterrorism agent. Plague mainly occurs in animals. People can get it from bites from infected fleas or contact with infected animals or humans. About 1,000 to 2,000 human cases occur worldwide each year. The FDA approved Levaquin for plague after tests on African green monkeys infected with the bacteria in a lab found 94 percent of the monkeys given Levaquin survived.
Report: At least 1 people were celebratin the tent after the dead in tent collapse ing Cardinals’ victory over the
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis media outlets are reporting one person has been killed and up to 100 were hurt when high winds knocked down a large tent south of Busch Stadium. KSDK reports five people were in critical condition Saturday afternoon after tent at Kilroy’s bar collapsed during a thunderstorm that blew through the area. The report says the St. Louis Fire Department transported 17 people to a hospital, and 100 received medical treatment at the scene. KMOX reports St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says a few hundred
Milwaukee Brewers when the storm hit.
Rubio campaign fined $8,000 WASHINGTON — The Senate campaign of Florida Republican Marco Rubio has agreed to pay an $8,000 fine for accepting slightly more than $210,000 in improper contributions. Considered a top candidate for the vice presidential spot on the Republican ticket this fall, Rubio won his Senate seat from Florida in 2010 in a race against independent candidate Charlie Crist and Democrat
Kendrick Meek. In a settlement with the Federal Election Commission, the Rubio Rubio campaign acknowledged receiving the improper contributions and paying a civil penalty of $8,000. The FEC describes the $210,000 as “prohibited, excessive and other impermissible contributions.” The FEC and the Rubio campaign reached the agreement in March. The release of the information on the FEC website was first reported Friday by Politico.