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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA prepares to lay a wreath at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at Ground Zero Thursday in New York City. See story, page 7A.

In bin Laden raid, less resistance than expected By Robert Burns and Pauline Jelinek Associated Press Writers

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR BERNADETTE GRAY-LITTLE speaks to students Thursday at Lawrence High School as part of the Can We Talk? mentoring initiative. The chancellor spoke about growing up in the segregated South in the 1950s.

KU leader shares life experiences as part of mentoring program By Andy Hyland

Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little talked Thursday about her experiences growing up under segregation, and becoming the first female and first black faculty member at a university that she was ineligible to attend as a student coming out of high school. “Unless you have direct experience with it, it would be hard to appreciate the way things were,” she said of grow-

ing up in the South in the 1950s. She shared her story with Lawrence high school and junior high students who are in the Can We Talk? program, which was originally designed for young black men and focuses on building relationships and helping students achieve their full potential. It has since expanded to include black women and students from other races. Gray-Little’s family was not well off financially, she said. Her mother and father both worked. They never went hungry, but she remembered her

family having to think about how they would find their next meal. She was one of eight children in her family in the small, segregated town of Washington, N.C. Her mother also raised two other children: one cousin and one grandchild. Gray-Little attended segregated schools. She remembers buildings where blacks had to enter by walking up the fire escape instead of going through the front door. Please see CHANCELLOR, page 2A

Upcoming banquet Students and their supporters participating in the Can We Talk? program in the Lawrence school district will gather for a banquet next week at Alvamar Country Club, 1800 Crossgate Drive. More than 200 people are expected to attend the invitation-only event, set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

City to consider code change to allow artificial turf at some sites By Chad Lawhorn

Artificial turf — soon you may no longer have to be a jock to call it home. City Hall leaders are being presented with a proposal that would give businesses and apartment complexes the option of using artificial turf to meet city landscaping requirements rather than traditional grass.

In fact, developers with the new Tuckaway at Frontier apartment complex in west Lawrence already have started to install the synthetic turf, mistakenly thinking it was legal in the city code. Now, instead of removing the artificial turf, they’re asking planners to look at the potential benefits and change the city’s development regulations. Please see TURF, page 2A


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W A S H I N G T O N — The Americans who raided Osama bin Laden’s lair met far less resistance than the Obama administration described in the aftermath. The commandos encountered gunshots from only one man, whom they quickly killed, before sweeping the house and shooting others, who were unarmed, a senior defense official said in the latest account. In Thursday’s revised telling, the Navy SEALs mounted a precision, floor-by-floor operation to find the al-Qaida leader and his protectors — but without the prolonged and intense firefight that officials had described for several days. By any measure, the raid was fraught with risk, sensationally bold and a historic success. U.S. officials said some of the first information gleaned from the scene indicated that last year al-Qaida was considering attacking U.S. trains on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The officials said they had no recent intelligence indicating such a plot was active. Please see BIN LADEN, page 6A

KU researchers get $5.6 million from Ag Dept. By Andy Hyland

A Kansas University research team has been awarded $5.6 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find a more environmentally friendly way to develop chemicals used in many everyday products. Bala Subramaniam is a KU distinguished professor of chemical and petroleum engineering and the director of the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis at KU. He led the research team that received one of seven grants awarded by the USDA from about 300 applications. Subramaniam KU will partner with Archer Daniels Midland, headquartered in Decatur, Ill., as part of the project. KU and ADM will invest $1.4 million in matching funds for the grant. The grants were announced as part of an effort to advance clean energy efforts and as a way to reduce dependence on foreign oil. Please see RESEARCH, page 2A

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DEATHS S HIRLEY ANNE LANG Mass of Christian burial for Shirley Anne Lang, 76, Overbrook, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Scranton, with the Rev. Anthony Ouellette as celebrant. Private family inurnment will take place in Rock Creek Lang Cemetery. Mrs. Lang died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at her home. She was born July 8, 1934, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Leonard and Mildred Overcash Jones. She attended local Catholic schools and Ward High School. Mrs. Lang was a homemaker. She was an active member of the St. Francis Catholic Church for many years. She belonged to the Altar Society, taught catechism and drove the Sunday school bus. She also belonged to Overbrook T.O.P.S. Club and Flower Club. She enjoyed taking bus trips and gardening and her yard. She worked at the sale barn, where she sold her pies. She married Robert A. Lang on July 12, 1952. He preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 2006.

She was also preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include five sons, Larry Lang and wife Nancy, Harold Lang and wife Mary, Leo Lang and wife Karen, and John Lang and wife Linda, all of Overbrook, and Tom Lang and wife Diane, Michigan Valley; two daughters, Leanne Arnold and husband Ron, Lawrence, and Roberta Peterson and husband Andy, Overbrook; two brothers, Leonard Jones Jr. and wife Sharon, Kansas City, Kan., and Roger Jones and wife Barb, Kansas City, Mo.; three sisters, Marion Airington, Gladstone, Mo., Florence Wilburn and husband Fred, North Kansas City, Mo., and Phyllis Carrico and husband Ernie, Blue Springs, Mo.; 20 grandchildren; and 23 greatgrandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at GreenwoodRoberts Funeral Home, 730 Western Height Drive, Overbrook, where a rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. The family suggests memorials to Grace Hospice, Breast Cancer Research and/or Rock Creek Cemetery Fence Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Email condolences may be left at

H NAT SALDAN Funeral services for Hnat Saldan, 92, Lawrence, will be at a later date in New Paltz, N.Y.


Subramaniam said many chemicals necessary for products we use every day — plastics, laundry detergents and bathroom cleaners — are made in a process that uses petroleum. The new research will look for ways the same chemicals can be made using bio-based products such as nonfood crops and agricultural leftovers. “This is the only sustainable option for making these chemical products in the long term,” Subramaniam said. Today, about 90 percent of the world’s petroleum goes toward fuel and about 10 percent toward making these kinds of chemicals, he said. But that process is financially lucrative — the 10 percent of crude oil devoted toward chemicals can bring 60 to 70 percent of the profits, he said. That means that if the research is successful in even a few of the targeted chemicals, it could mean new revenue streams are opened for biorefining companies, he said. As with any grant, the money means KU will be able to hire more researchers and

Mr. Saldan died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Bridge Haven in Lawrence.

more postdoctoral fellows, but Subramaniam said this research could have additional significant impacts on the rural Kansas economy. It gets expensive fast to transport biomass over long distances, so the potential exists in Kansas to create a new kind of industry around this sort of chemical refining process, Subramaniam said. “We could be a powerhouse with the potential for green manufacturing,” said Julie Goonewardene, KU’s associate vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship. She also said the partnership with ADM is another strong indication that the research holds the potential for success. Companies try to align themselves with the very best faculty in the f ield, Goonewardene said. “With Bala, they’re basically saying: ‘We want access to him and the research that he’s doing,’” she said. And if they would like the opportunity to license the technologies later, they will have an opportunity to do so, along with any other potentially interested companies, she said. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him on Twitter at

Emporia State president announces resignation Michael R. Lane, president of Emporia State University, has announced his intention to step down from that position effective June 30. In a message to faculty and staff, Lane said the decision was related to his decision to interview for the presidency at Millikin University in Decatur, Ill., over fall break last year. “The visit helped (Lane’s wife) Peggy and I realize how much we enjoyed and appreciated the very student-focused environment at ESU as well as the supportive campus and community. The act of visiting the other campus, however, has caused many to question my commitment to ESU,” Lane wrote. “I believe this ongoing


concern is detracting from my work that needs to be accomplished at ESU.” Lane has been president of ESU since 2006. The Kansas Board of Regents has scheduled a conference call for 11 a.m. today to discuss Lane’s resignation.






“It looks great,” said Paul Werner, a Lawrence architect working on the Tuckaway project, 546 Frontier Road, which is on the former site of the Boardwalk Apartments. “It needs no water. You don’t have to mow it, you don’t have to fertilize it, it has a long life. It is a real product, and we think it can be a viable alternative.” Ultimately, city commissioners will be the judge of that. Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commissioners are expected to debate the development code change in June, and city commissioners would tackle the subject later in the summer — perhaps at about the time everybody has become thoroughly tired of mowing grass. Scott McCullough, the city’s planning director, said his staff has quite a few questions to answer before then. McCullough said his staff will study how well the product allows water to drain, what the city’s authority would be to require replacement of the product if it gets damaged or discolored, and whether other communities have allowed the product. “Really, I’m not sure what the implications would be to the community if we allowed it,” McCullough said. “That’s one of the things we’ll have to study.” At least one other project in town has synthetic turf. The Oread hotel, 1200 Oread Ave., uses the product in small quantities near its entrances. Lawrence businessman Thomas Fritzel was a developer of that project and also is a developer of the apartments. Werner said Fritzel has become sold on the green aspects of artificial turf and also its cost benefits. Werner estimated artificial turf is more than five times as expensive to install than sod — it requires extensive grading and an underground drainage system — but he believes it will pay for itself in about five years because of the much lower maintenance costs. Frank Male, an owner of Lawrence Landscape, said he thinks some homeowners might consider artificial turf in certain situations. He said he’s had clients consider it for small backyards that have too much shade to feasibly grow grass. The proposed changes to city code won’t affect residential lawns — only projects that require a site plan. But McCullough said that a quick review of the residential regulations regarding lawns doesn’t make clear whether the product currently is allowed. “That’s probably a question we’ll have to answer,” he said. Male said his company likely won’t oppose the proposed changes to city code. Instead, he said, the company may learn to install the product, saying he could see how it could be a benefit in high-traffic areas where grass gets trampled to death. “We’re always looking for opportunities,” Male said. “Maybe we’ll jump on the bandwagon.” That’s not to say, though, that Male thinks it is going to be a real big wagon. “I guess it all depends on what you want,” Male said. “There is nothing quite like going out with your puppy dog or your child and rolling around in the yard. I’m pretty sure grass is not going out of business anytime soon.”

“It was understood that the way to leave that setting was through education,” she said, adding that her mother frequently aided and encouraged her to do well. So she — and many of her siblings — went on to obtain advanced degrees. Gray-Little settled on a doctorate in psychology. She went from a bachelor’s degree to her Ph.D. in just four years and became an assistant professor of psychology at the University of North-Carolina at Chapel Hill at the age of 25. There, she became department chair, a dean, then provost before being recruited to

become the chancellor at KU. Willie Amison, a former KU football player and a former LHS assistant principal, is the executive director of the Can We Talk? program. He said that Gray-Little served as an excellent role model for students. “Everybody has a different path in getting there,” Amison said. “It’s ‘go after it’ and ‘go get it.’” Students said the chancellor’s story resonated with them. “It was interesting,” said Henry Fritzel, a Free State High School student. “It definitely motivated me to do more, to try to accomplish everything.” — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him on Twitter at

CHANCELLOR’S ANSWERS When Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette GrayLittle visited Lawrence High School on Thursday, students and teachers asked her questions on a variety of topics:

Facing discrimination When she became one of the first black professors at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill — and the first in the psychology department — Gray-Little was treated well by faculty and staff. If anything, they asked her to do too much, in the interest of creating a more diverse environment. She recalled a couple of instances when she found racial slurs written on her chalkboard, and heard them occasionally. “It certainly wasn’t the students in my class,” she said. “To my face, anyway.” Advice for students The chancellor offered tidbits of advice for the young students to get ahead in life. Be ready, be prepared, she told them, for when the opportunity presents itself.

“You need to be sure of what you’re doing and not let other people put that down,” she said. If you need money for school, she said, complete the federal form that qualifies you for federal aid. And look outside the institution for scholarships. “Be on it. Be active,” she said. “Look for resources that you can use.”

Lawrence’s biggest elementary school is about to get a new principal. Monday night, members of the Lawrence school board will consider approving the hiring of G. Keith Wilson as principal of the Lawrence Virtual School, which serves students statewide from the former Centennial School, 2145 La. Wilson most recently has worked as an educational consultant, after having worked as K-12 principal of Wichita’s Riverside Academy in 200910. He’s also a former principal of Charles Curtis Middle School, Jardine Diversified Leadership and Technology Academy, and Jardine Junior Academy, all in Wichita. Rick Doll, superintendent of the Lawrence school district, lauded Wilson’s “school-business perspective” and his record for improving student achieve-

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Other jobs she’s had Gray-Little recalled that her very first job was in the first grade, when she was in charge of making sure a classmate — who had a penchant for wandering off — made it home. In college, she worked as a telephone operator in the summers, before that she had been a live-in maid and did work in her university’s psychology department, she said. Her parents weren’t able to contribute to her college education, so she had to pay for it with loans, scholarships and by working, she said.

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GOP won’t push Medicare vouchers The GOP plan to replace Medicare with vouchers will have to wait, party leaders acknowledged Thursday as lawmakers and the White House bowed to political realities in pursuing a deal to allow more government borrowing in exchange for big spending cuts. Both sides hinted at movement and Vice President Joe Biden reported progress from an initial negotiating session. Spending cuts and increasing the amount of money the government can keep borrowing to pay its bills are “practically and politically connected,” Biden said at the start of budget meetings with lawmakers at Blair House, the guest residence across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House. The House Republican whose committee oversees Medicare said he’s open to other approaches besides the voucher plan that recently passed the House after a contentious debate that appears to have hurt the party with older voters. Republicans got an earful from their constituents on Medicare during a recent congressional recess.

Brownback stands by plan for higher ed Governor also discusses KPERS, regents, unions By Scott Rothschild

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TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback said Thursday he is sticking by his position to provide $15 million in higher education grants through one of his Cabinet agencies rather than the Kansas Board of Regents. The proposal would provide $5 million each to Kansas Uni-

funding to go through Commerce so that the program will focus on job creation.

versity, Kansas State and Wichita State. The funding would go toward cancer, animal health and aviation research and be administered Brownback by the Kansas Department of Commerce. The House has sided with Brownback on this issue, while the Senate has approved a budget that would place the funding with the regents, which oversees higher education. The House and Senate are negotiating on that and numerous other budget differences. Brownback said he wants the

KPERS compromise? In a short interview after a National Day of Prayer ceremony, Brownback also spoke in favor of a recent legislative compromise on long-term funding problems with the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. “It sounds like a reasonable proposal. It deals with the current pool and then it gives us the time necessary, I think, to devise a good proposal on how we move forward with new state employees,” he said. The proposal would create a commission to study whether

the state should start a 401(k)style retirement plan and make a recommendation next year. It also commits the state to increase contributions to KPERS and would require public employees to choose between paying more into the system or having their benefits reduced.

Kansas Neurological Institute Brownback said he would leave it up to the Legislature to decide whether to keep the Kansas Neurological Institute in operation. Originally, Brownback had proposed phasing out the state facility over two years and moving residents Please see BROWNBACK, page 5A


Rise in layoffs, gas prices cloud economy

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A renewed rise in layoffs is the latest sign that higher fuel prices may be slowing the economy. A 23 percent spike in applications for unemployment benefits over the past month suggests that hiring may look weaker when the government issues the April jobs report today. Oil prices plummeted Thursday to settle below $100 a barrel for the first time since mid-March. The decline follows a turbulent stretch in which oil rose 35 percent from mid-February through the end of April. Still, the plunge in oil may be enough only to keep pump prices from reaching a national average of $4 per gallon Most analysts agree the economy has strengthened enough to keep growing this year. But gas prices have risen for 44 straight days. Consumers are spending more to fill the tanks, leaving them with less to spend elsewhere. As a result, many companies are feeling less certain about the economy’s health and could delay hiring plans.

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Jacob, Isabella top baby-name list Elvis has left the list. Ending a run that started in 1955, Elvis did not make the list of 1,000 most popular baby names compiled by the Social Security Administration. The name never topped the charts, peaking at No. 312 in 1957 and making a slight comeback after Elvis Presley died in 1977. But The King’s first name was in the top 1,000 for 55 straight years, something that cannot be said for, say, Barack, which has never cracked the list. “I was all shook up,” Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue said. “It’s been a tradition tracking his ups and downs, and to see him drop off the top 1,000, I have to be honest, we took that very hard at Social Security.” Jacob continued a 12-year run as the most popular name for boys in 2010, according to the list released Thursday. Isabella was the most popular name for girls for a second year at the top. Nearly 22,000 boys were named Jacob in 2010, followed by Ethan, Michael, Jayden and William. Nearly 23,000 girls were named Isabella, followed by Sophia, Emma, Olivia and Ava.

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FIFTH-GRADER MADDIE SMITH CHURNS AWAY ON A HAND-CRANK GENERATOR to power light bulbs Thursday at Woodlawn School. A Westar representative visited the class to teach the students about easy ways to conserve energy.

Westar teaches students about energy conservation Thursday to talk about how electricity is made and ways to conserve it. The visit is part of the energy company’s school program and earns participation points toward the Take Charge Challenge, a competition between Lawrence and Manhattan to see which city can save the most energy. “You guys probably don’t think about where your electricity comes from when you get up in the morning and flip on the lights, make a piece of

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Floodwaters threaten Mud Island Mud Island, which juts into the Mississippi, pays homage to the mighty river with an elaborate scale model of it, a museum about its history, and a paddlewheel steamboat that looks like something straight out of “Huckleberry Finn.” But now Mud Island is getting too much of the Mississippi. Rising waters practically lapped at the back porches of some of the island’s expensive houses Thursday, and homeowners weighed whether to stay or go. Up and down Ol’ Man River, from Illinois to Louisiana, thousands faced the same decision as high water kept on rolling down the Mississippi and its tributaries, threatening to swamp communities over the next week or two. The flooding is already breaking high-water records that have stood since the 1930s. Mud Island, a three-mile-long strip of land that is part of Memphis, has about 1,500 homes and businesses and 6,000 mostly well-off residents, many of them living in gleaming, 20-year-old houses with wide river views and traditional Southern touches such as columns, porches and bay windows.

Jeannine Hendrix’s fifthgrade class had more than a little spark Thursday morning. In fact, with the help of a handcrank generator, the students were creating enough electricity to power a light bulb. The lesson was hard work but an easy way to demonstrate what it takes to produce the energy needed for daily life.

“So could you imagine having to do this to keep the lights on in your room?” Laura Lutz asked the class as students took turns spinning the generator. Lutz, an account manager at Westar Energy, was visiting the Woodlawn School class

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T OPEKA — State Democratic Party Chairwoman Joan Wagnon on Thursday urged Kansans to contact their legislators and tell them to properly fund schools. “Governor Brownback and the House leadership are shortchanging our schools and it’s time to stop,” Wagnon said at a news conference. Brownback, a Republican, and the Republican-dominated Legislature have proposed cuts to schools and other areas, saying they are required to balance the budget without raising taxes. LEGISLATURE Under Brownback’s budget proposal, base state aid to schools would fall to $3,780 per student, the lowest amount since the 1990s. A House budget plan would decrease that amount even more. Before the Great Recession kicked in, base state aid was $4,400 per student. Wagnon, a former secretary of revenue and legislator, said the Legislature should devise a longterm strategy to cut some business tax credits and get rid of some sales tax exemptions. “We can’t just keep cutting taxes and cutting schools,” she said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

Next class of Business Hall of Fame announced By Mark Fagan

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Last World War I combat veteran dies The last known combat veteran of World War I was defiant of the tolls of time, a centenarian who swam in the sea, twirled across dance floors, and Billings published his first book at 108. He also refused to submit to his place in history, becoming a pacifist who wouldn’t march in parades commemorating wars like the one that made him famous. Claude Stanley Choules, a man of contradictions, humble spirit and wry humor, died in a Western Australia nursing home Thursday at age 110. And though his accomplishments were many — including a a 41year military career that spanned two world wars — the man known as “Chuckles” to his comrades in the Australian Navy was happiest being known as a dedi- Meyer cated family man.

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Junior Achievement of Lawrence has announced its next class of laureates to enter the organization’s Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. The laureates, chosen from among 161 nominations: ● Bob Billings, co-founder of Alvamar Inc., who died in 2003. ● Shirley Martin-Smith, a former Lawrence mayor who owns the local Adecco franchise and Martin-Smith Personnel Services in Lawrence. ● Gene Meyer, president and

CEO of Lawrence Memorial Hospital. ● Jim Owens, a former Lawrence mayor and former owner of Owens Flower Shop. “It was kind of overwhelming,” said Dale Willey, chairman of the selection committee and president of Dale Willey Automotive. “We had a lot of talent to choose from.” Willey joined other Junior Achievement leaders and supporters in announcing the laureates during an event Thursday morning at Lawrence Country Club. They will be inducted into the hall Oct. 6 during a tribute dinner in the ballroom at the Kansas Union.


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Martin-Smith, for one, considers herself fortunate for having chosen Lawrence as the place to open her temporary-staff ing business in 1977, and to encounter so many helpful people along the way. “I’m one of the luckiest people in the world,” she said. Gene Meyer also considers himself fortunate: not only to have what he considers the “best hospital CEO job in the country” but also to have outlasted the industry-average job tenure of 3.8 years. He’s been leading LMH for 14 years. Please see BUSINESS, page 5A

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Why did the U.S. military choose Geronimo as the code name for Osama bin Laden? It seems like it would be offensive to Native Americans.


When asked, The White House referred questions on the matter to the Defense Department, which said no disrespect was meant to Native Americans. The department wouldn’t elaborate on the use of Geronimo’s name but said code names typically are chosen randomly and allow those working on a mission to communicate without divulging information to adversaries.

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Sampler Festival celebrates Kansas By Shawn Linenberger

Visitors to this weekend’s Kansas Sampler Festival in Leavenworth have the opportunity to see exhibits and try foods and beverages from across the state. Ray Miller Park is starting to take the shape of a festival. “It’s starting to look bright and pretty with the bright-colored tents popping up,” said Keyta Kelly, director for the festival in Leavenworth. This year, the festival’s second in Leavenworth, will feature tents showcasing representatives from cities and counties of various regions in the state, as well as food offerings from across Kansas. Music, dance and comedic entertainment and programs involving people in period dress are planned. And a wine- and beer-tasting tent will be open. Also planned, Kelly said, are a stage with children’s entertainment, old-fashioned games and face paint-

TOPEKA — About 100 people, including Gov. Sam Brownback, gathered Thursday in the Capitol for the National Day of Prayer. Brownback, who was lauded by speakers for his anti-abortion stance, told the receptive crowd, “I believe in the power of prayer. I use it often myself.” He talked about Kansas’ deep religious roots and then prayed, asking God to “help us to love everyone, every person,

• Lawrence police are investigating an alleged theft of $1,540 from a 39-year-old Lawrence man alleged to have occurred between April 5 and April 13 from a unit in the Easy Living Mobile Home Park, 3323 Iowa. • A 23-year-old female Kansas University student reported to police that her $1,500 black onyx ring with diamonds was taken between noon April 24 and 2 p.m. April 27. The report does not list a location of the alleged theft. • A employee of Aaron’s rental business at 1601 W. 23rd St. reported to police that someone had stolen a Hewlett Packard laptop computer valued at $1,439 from the store between 1:55 p.m. and 6:25 p.m. Tuesday. • Lawrence police arrested three Topeka men Thursday morning as suspects in at least two vehicle burglaries in southwestern Lawrence. Kim Murphree, police spokeswoman, said a neighbor in the Aberdeen Apartments complex, 2300 Wakarusa Drive, noticed suspicious activity in the parking lot about 4:45 a.m., and offi-

HOSPITAL BIRTHS Shan Huang and Lei Hu, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday. Shakyla Taylor, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday. Stephen and Kristin Schneller, Lawrence, a boy, Thursday.

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cers later arrested the three men. According to court records, Douglas County prosecutors Thursday filed charges of burglary of a vehicle and conspiracy to commit burglary against Nathaniel A. Cisneros, 19, and Damien S. Schaffer and Dalton S. Slavens, both 18. Prosecutors accuse the men of burglarizing one vehicle and participating in a scheme to drive around various locations looking for unlocked cars to burglarize and checking for unlocked cars at the apartment complex. Murphree said the men are suspected of committing at least two burglaries in the area, but officers have recovered items and expect to connect the men to other burglaries. Cisneros was released from jail Thursday afternoon after posting $4,500 bond and given notice to appear in court May 19. Schaffer and Slavens appeared in court Thursday afternoon, where a judge set bond at $4,000 for each of defendant. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.



all the time whether we agree with them or not.” Several Christian ministers took turns praying, and one asked that people lay their hands on legislators to help them. The Statehouse observance was among many across the nation on the prayer day established by Congress in 1952. A committee room was reserved throughout the day for people to sing hymns and pray.

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Mike Thomas, mechanic, Lawrence “Yeah. I guess just for the proof. You can say anything without a picture.”

ing celebrating the sesquicentennial. About 8,500 people visited the festival in 2010, making it the most-attended Kansas Sampler Festival since the annual event started in 1991 near Inman. In 2012 and 2013, the festival will take place in the southwest Kansas community of Liberal. With Mother’s Day being Sunday, the first 500 mothers at the festival each will receive a $2 coupon for a food or drink item or an item at the Carroll Mansion Herb Market area at the festival. The annual market normally takes place at the Leavenworth mansion but has been moved to the festival in an effort to boost attendance for both the market and the festival. “We think there’s no better plan than to bring your mom here for Mother’s Day,” Kelly said.


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toast and turn on the computer,” Lutz told the class. “We do kind of take it for granted. And we have to remember there is a lot that goes into producing the electricity that makes our lives comfortable and convenient.” By the end of the class, she had students vowing to make changes. “I learned to unplug the phone charger when you are not using it and to unplug the TV or computer,” Abby Middleton said. “I’m not going to play video games as much,” Michael Farmer said. “Take shorter showers,” Madison Smith said. Those are the points that Lutz wants the students to take home. “We firmly believe if you can establish good energysaving benefits now, those behaviors will carry through for a lifetime,” Lutz said. The big take-home point for the students was how much more energy (or in their case how much harder they had to turn the hand-crank generator) it takes to power a incandescent light bulb over a compact fluorescent one. “The original bulbs take more energy, the curly Q light bulbs take 75 percent less and the LEDs don’t take much energy at all,” Abby said. At the end of class, Lutz had to make one important clarification: The energy produced at Westar’s power plant in Lawrence doesn’t come from an army of workers furiously turning hand-crank generators. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

LAWRENCE • STATE Man accidentally shoots himself in head TONGANOXIE — A 23-year-old rural Tonganoxie man suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound while shooting off his handgun Wednesday night in his backyard. He was taken to an area hospital with a potentially lifethreatening injury, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s reports said. The man drank several beers with his girlfriend at his home about 3 1/2 miles east of Tonganoxie. As she took a shower, he went outside, reports said. Two other residents of the home heard three gunshots, but they weren’t alarmed, reports said, because the man regularly fires his .45-caliber handgun in the backyard at night. But the man came into the


to community-based group homes. The proposal has sparked heated opposition. “If they (legislators) decide to go another way — I propose, they dispose and so it’s their decision,” he said.

Abolishing the regents Asked if he supported a proposed constitutional amendment to abolish the regents and State Board of Education, Brownback said he hadn’t thought about it. The measure was proposed by House Speaker Mike O’Neal, R-Hutchinson, and will likely be debated next year. Under the plan, the governor would appoint a Cabinet-level secretary to oversee education.

Anti-union bill Brownback seemed to support House members who are wanting to add a bill opposed by unions to legislation dealing with the state’s payback of CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A a federal loan that provided unemployment insurance “I think I’m on my third lifebenefits. He said the loan paytime,” he said. back legislation was needed. Jim Owens, now 95, notes “Let’s see what it takes to that he was born in Richland, which at the time had been about 15 miles outside of Lawrence and now rests “under Lake Clinton.” After spending the Great Depres- 8=I@:8E:8KJAAA sion in Salina, he eventually >K_\X[m\ekli\jf]Xc`feZlY returned to Lawrence and, in eXd\[DXiX#Xdfk_\iZ_\\kX_ 1946, bought and operated a eXd\[J`kX#Xe[Xc`feb`e^eXd\[ floral shop at Ninth and Mass- =Xe^`ccljkiXk\]Xd`cpYfe[jfek_\ achusetts streets and a green- 8]i`ZXejXmXeeX% house at 15th and New York ?fccpnff[ Jflk_n`e[ :`e\dX () =8JK=@M<AAB streets. He sold Owens Flower G>$(*@eI`f[\AXe\`if#;fdKfi$ Shop in 1974, after having i\kkfXe[\o$Zfg9i`XeFË:fee\iaf`e ]fiZ\jX^X`ejkXZfiilgkYlj`e\jj$ served as a Lawrence mayor, dXen_fnXekjk_\dYfk_[\X[% president of the Lawrence school board and president of ?fccpnff[ Jflk_n`e[ :`e\dX () the Lawrence Chamber of ?FF;N@EB<;KFF?FF;MJ% <M@CAB Commerce. G>I\[Zlkjj_fik_\ikiX`e`e^n`k_ “It was all worthwhile, very Zfm\ik^iflgJ`jk\ijf]k_\?ff[kf worthwhile,” he said. _\cgjXm\?Xej\cXe[>i\k\c]ifdX Bev Billings attended n`Zb\[n`kZ_% Thursday’s event on behalf of ?fccpnff[ Jflk_n`e[ :`e\dX () her late husband and noted ?FF;N@EB<;KFF?FF;MJ% that he’d been a founding <M@C*; AB member of Junior Achieve- G>I\[Zlkjj_fik_\ikiX`e`e^n`k_ ment in Lawrence and had Zfm\ik^iflgJ`jk\ijf]k_\?ff[kf served on its board of direc- _\cgjXm\?Xej\cXe[>i\k\c]ifdX tors — among many organiza- n`Zb\[n`kZ_% tions and efforts, projects and ?fccpnff[ Jflk_n`e[ :`e\dX () people that he had supported A8E<<PI<AAA over the years. G>$(*8]k\iÕ\\`e^K_fieÔ\c[ “His was a lifetime of serv- ?flj\#^fm\ie\jjAXe\<pi\i\Xc`q\j ice to a community he loved so j_\dljki\klieXe[Zfd\kfk\idj very dearly,” Bev Billings said. n`k_<[nXi[IfZ_\jk\iËjk\ii`Yc\ The four laureates will join j\Zi\k% four others, who had been C`Y\ikp ?Xcc :`e\dX inducted as the inaugural ALDG@E>K?<9IFFD class last year: G>$(*Knf[`m\ij\]Xd`c`\jcfZb ● Marilyn Dobski, co- _fiejfeDXik_XËjM`e\pXi[Xkk_\ owner of Dobski & Associ- n\[[`e^f]XnfdXe]ifdfc[dfe\p Xe[XdXen_fj\dfk_\i`jXgfjkXc ates. ● Joe Flannery, president of nfib\i% Weaver’s Inc. ?fccpnff[ Jflk_n`e[ :`e\dX () ● Val Stella, a distinguished GIFDAAB professor of pharmaceutical G>@ek\ij\Zk`e^jkfi`\jle]fc[Xj chemistry at Kansas Universi- _`^_$jZ_ffcjkl[\ekjgi\gXi\]fi k_\`ij\d`eXc\m\ek% ty. ● The late Dolph Simons ?fccpnff[ Jflk_n`e[ :`e\dX () Sr., former editor and publish- I@FAAA er of the Lawrence Journal- >8[fd\jk`ZXk\[dXZXnXe[ _`j_ldXe]i`\e[kiXm\ckfI`f[\ World. The hall is in the lower level of the Lawrence P ublic Library, 707 Vt.


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get it through the legislative process,” he said. The issue was at the center of a tense House-Senate conference committee meeting earlier Thursday. Legislators say they need to pass a bill setting up a way for the state to repay to the federal government $171 million in loans made last year to cover benefits for unemployed Kansans. But House Republicans, led by Rep. Anthony Brown, of Eudora, want to add to that measure to another bill that would prohibit unions from using funds deducted from members’ paychecks for campaign purposes. The Senate’s lead negotiator on the unemployment issue, Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, also supports the antiunion bill, but said she doubted it would pass in the Senate. Brown replied that the House “was prepared to walk away” from the underlying bill that deals with paying off the unemployment insurance loan. Wagle said that would result in a massive tax increase for businesses and federal penalties. “We’re going to have to find a way to solve the family feud,” she said. Brown AXe\`ifkfd\\kk_\cXjkjlim`m`e^ ]\dXc\f]_`jb`e[%

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Grant School, 1853 E. 1600 Road. Tickets are $10 for adults; children 12 and younger will be admitted at no charge. Organizers suggest you take chairs, blankets and kites. Here’s the schedule: ● 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Maypole song and dance performed by Prairie Moon students, followed by student performances. ● 11:50 a.m.: Presentation of the 2011 Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education Green School Award. ● Noon-12:45 p.m.: Performances by musicians from the Prairie Moon community including Lana Maree and Bekah Zachritz. ● 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: Hell in the Holler. ● 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: Connie Dover. ● 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: The Sunflower Colonels.

responded, “The ball is in your court. We’re waiting on your chamber.” Wagle tersely replied, “We’re adjourned.” The so-called paycheck protection bill that Brown wants was at the center of controversy earlier in the legislative session. Supporters of the bill say it will protect workers from being forced to contribute to candidates they don’t support. Critics of the bill say paycheck deductions for political purposes are voluntary. Democrats say the measure is a way for Republicans to hinder union fundraising. When the House approved the measure in February, several union members shouted from the public House gallery, urging legislators to vote against the bill. They were escorted out, and Speaker O’Neal barred one union official from the gallery for the rest of the session. Republican House leaders also said several union members said obscenities to female legislators and staff members prior to the vote. But union members vehemently denied the allegation.

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The compound raid netted a man who had been on the run for nearly a decade after his terrorist organization pulled off the devastating attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Even so, in the administration’s haste to satisfy the world’s hunger for details and eager to make the most of the moment, officials told a tale tarnished by discrepancies and apparent exaggeration. Whether that matters to most Americans, gratified if not joyful that bin Laden is dead, is an open question. Republican House Speaker John Boehner, for one, shrugged off the backtracking to focus on the big picture: “I had a conversation with the president, and the president outlined to me the series of actions that occurred on Sunday evening. I have no doubt that Osama bin Laden is dead.” The senior defense official spoke to The Associated Press anonymously because he was not authorized to speak on the record. He said the sole bin Laden shooter in the Pakistan compound was killed in the early minutes of the commando operation, the latest of the details becoming clearer now that the Navy SEAL assault team has fully briefed officials. As the raiders moved into the compound from helicopters, they were fired on by bin Laden’s courier, Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti, who was in the guesthouse, the official said. The SEALs returned fire, and the courier was killed, along with a woman with him. The official said she was hit in the crossfire. The Americans were never fired on again as they encountered and killed a man on the first floor of the main building and then bin Laden’s son on a staircase, before arriving at bin Laden’s room, the official said, revising an earlier account that the son was in the room with his father. Officials have said bin Laden was killed, shot in the chest and then the head, after he appeared to be lunging for a weapon. White House and Defense Department and CIA officials through the week have offered varying and foggy versions of the operation, though the dominant focus was on a firefight that officials said consumed most of the 40 minutes on the ground after midnight Monday morning in Pakistan, Sunday in Washington. “There were many other people who were armed ... in the compound,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday when asked if bin Laden was armed. “There was a firefight. We expected a great deal of resistance and were met with a great deal of resistance.” “For most of the period there, there was a firefight,” a senior defense official told Pentagon reporters in a briefing Monday. White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan originally suggested bin Laden was among those who was armed. “He was engaged in a firefight with those that entered the area of the house he was in,” Brennan said Monday, before the administration

Info from raid shows interest in U.S. trains WASHINGTON — Some of the first information gleaned from Osama bin Laden’s compound indicates al-Qaida considered attacking U.S. trains on the upcoming anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. But counterterrorism officials say they believe the planning never got beyond the initial phase and have no recent intelligence pointing to an active plot for such an attack. As of February 2010, the terror organization was considering plans to attack the U.S. on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. One idea outlined in handwritten notes was to tamper with an unspecified U.S. rail track so that a train would fall off the track at a valley or a bridge, according to a joint FBI and Homeland Security bulletin sent to law enforcement officials around the country Thursday. The al-Qaida planners noted that if they attacked a train by tilting it, the plan would only succeed once because the tilting would be spotted the next time. The warning, obtained by The Associated Press, was marked for “official use only.”

announced bin Laden actually was unarmed although there were weapons in his room. The success of the bin Laden raid gave the White House a spectacular story to offer without any need to dress it up. The revelation on Thursday that the raid scooped up valuable intelligence was another positive note. A Homeland Security intelligence warning sent to law enforcement officials around the country said that as of February 2010, al-Qaida was considering tampering with an unspecified U.S. rail track so that a train would fall off at a valley or a bridge. Some of the inconsistencies in the U.S. accounts seemed designed to score extra propaganda points. Brennan, for one, using information that turned out to be flawed, portrayed bin Laden as a man “living in an area that is far removed from the front, hiding behind women who were put in front of him as a shield.” Officials soon dropped the contention that bin Laden tried to hide behind women. They said what really happened is that bin Laden’s wife rushed the SEALs when they entered the room. They injured her with a shot in her calf.

Cans for the Community breaks donation record Thousands of cans were donated to Cans for the Community during April. The amount wasn’t enough to meet the 5,000 pound goal that the nonprofit had set in honor of Earth Day. But it was enough to establish a record for the organization, which collects aluminum cans to raise money for charities. In all, 4,368 pounds were collected, a significant jump from the previous record of 4,200 pounds. The group received a boost from the employees of Allen Press who each brought in a pound of cans. The nonprofit also reached its goal of raising $3,000 from the proceeds of recycling the cans. The money is being donated to three local organizations: New York School, Douglas County CASA and Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen. Cans for Community volunteer Linda Klinker hasn’t given up hope that one of these months the nonprofit will reach the 5,000 pound goal.


Family displaced by kitchen fire By George Diepenbrock

A kitchen fire Wednesday evening that caused $76,000 in damage to a two-story duplex in northwest Lawrence has displaced a family living there, fire officials said Thursday morning. The fire at 411 John Doy Court, which is off Peterson Road, was accidental and caused by inattentive cooking, said Eve Tolefree, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical division chief. Takisha Clark spent most of Thursday trying to arrange for housing and figure out how to replace several household items after nearly everything in her kitchen was damaged. “That stuff can be replaced,” Clark said. “We’re thankful because we made it out safely.” Quail Run School staff members put out a call to parents Thursday morning to help Clark’s family with donations. Her three sons are in the sixth, third and first grades at Quail Run. An account for donations at U.S. Bank

branches in Lawrence is set up in Takisha Clark’s name. Firefighters were called to the townhouse at 6:42 p.m. Everyone inside had made it out of the duplex, and crews had the fire under control at 7:07 p.m., Tolefree said. No one was injured. Jane Blocher, executive director of the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross, said the agency provided temporary lodging through Saturday for Clark’s family and gave the family a cash allowance for food and clothing. Clark said Thursday the

family was still trying to determine how many of the items that were damaged by smoke, such as their clothing, could be salvaged. She said they had some offers for housing beyond the hotel room provided by the Red Cross through Saturday. The fire was not expected to displace a resident of the other unit in the duplex, Blocher said. According to Douglas County records, the duplex is valued at $132,000. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at

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Obama in N.Y.: ‘We will never forget’ By Ben Feller

When we say we will never forget, we mean NEW YORK — Solemnly hon- what we say.” Associated Press Writer

oring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation’s darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: “When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say.” On a brilliant blue-sky day, one of reflection more than celebration, Obama offered New Yorkers a moment of their own. Standing at the gritty construction site of ground zero, where the towers fell and a memorial now rises, the president laid a wreath of red, white and blue flowers for the nearly 3,000 who died as he marked a turning point for the nation and this city of steely resilience. For Obama, the day was about the importance of

— President Barack Obama being in New York in the aftermath of the successful raid to find and kill bin Laden, the al-Qaida leader. Obama addressed families who have watched and wondered for nearly a decade whether the government would track down its most infamous enemy. On this special ground, Obama never mentioned bin Laden’s name. Still, this was where the terrorist inflicted his greatest damage on a similarly sunny day in 2001 when hijacked airliners were crashed into the World Trade Center. Nearly 200 other people died when a third airliner hit the Pentagon — Vice President Joe Biden led a ceremony there on Thursday, and Bush Defense

Families of missing tornado victims waiting for answers By Eric Tucker and Jay Reeves Associated Press Writers

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Where is Johnnie Brown’s sister? Or the friend Billie Sue Hall talked to every day? A week after tornadoes ripped neighborhoods to shreds across the South, there still are no answers. It’s unclear how many people are missing across the seven states where 329 deaths have been reported. There are 25 unaccounted for in Tuscaloosa alone, the mayor says, but that number could be off because of the chaos the storm left behind. Cadaver dog teams across the region are scouring the debris to uncover whatever tragedies may remain, and even bad news would be comforting to anguished families. Tracy Sargent’s dog team took just minutes to do what humans searching for hours could not: Locate the body of a University of Alabama student in a maze of twisted trees and debris. The young man’s father was there when the body was found in Tuscaloosa this week. “(The father) went over there and bent over and touched his son and started talking to him,” Sargent said. “And he hugged him, started crying, and told him that he loved him and that he would miss him.” Brown doesn’t know if that sort of moment awaits him. A picture of his sister, Latoya, smiling in an elegant orange dress, is posted on a wall of the Tuscaloosa shelter where he is staying. “Missing,” the paper says. “When I think about it, man, I just want to be by myself. I don’t want nobody talking to me, nothing,” the 20-year-old said, his voice barely audible. Brown said his 21-year-old sister had been visiting friends at Rosedale Apartments the day the tornado hit. Police are looking for her, and rescue crews who searched the complex Wednesday did not find

Secretary Donald Rumsfeld attended — and others were killed when yet a fourth plane crashed in Pennsylvania. Enthusiastic, emotional New Yorkers waited on streets to see the president, but there were few displays like the more raucous exuberance of a few days earlier. There were happy faces, shouts of “USA! USA!” and flags waved in the crowd, but there also was heavy security and most people were cordoned off blocks from where the president could be seen. Referring to the daring U.S. raid to take down bin Laden in Pakistan, Obama said of all those who died on Sept. 11: “It says we keep them in our hearts. We haven’t forgotten.” Days after the attacks, President George W. Bush stood here with firefighters and a bullhorn. There was a different feel a decade later as another president paid his respects. Obama met with f iref ighters, then police, before having a solemn moment at ground zero and

Part of I-70 closed after nail spill The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at the Kansas River Bridge were shut down Thursday morning after a pallet of nails fell off a truck bed and spilled onto the highway. Kansas Turnpike Authority spokeswoman Lisa Callahan said the accident happened at 6:05 a.m. just east of mile post 202. Callahan said at least four cars received flat tires before crews could close the highway to clear the scene. I-70 reopened just before 9 a.m. No one was injured.

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THIS IS ONE OF HUNDREDS of pets waiting to find their owners Thursday at the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter in Tuscaloosa, Ala. A constant flow of people searching for their lost animals following last weeks tornado visit the shelter each day. her, but he said his family is starting to fear the worst. He still tries calling Latoya’s cell phone, but gets agitated every time as it goes straight to voice mail. Efforts to pin down the number of missing have been complicated by factors including multiple reports of the same missing person, or survivors who found shelter without contacting friends who reached out to police. Sometimes the police have only a first name. “Obviously, there’s not a whole lot you can do with that information,” Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steven Anderson said Thursday. Alabama off icials are declining to say how many people could be missing statewide, and are now even keeping mum about the state’s official death toll as it re-examines the tally. They reduced the figure from 250 to 236 on Monday after accounting for a gruesome fact of the storm: Some victims had been counted more than once because parts of their bodies were found in more than one place.

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DNA LifePrint and McDonald’s of Lawrence have teamed up to provide a free Child Safety Program. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McDonald’s, 901 W. 23rd St. It will provide:

meeting privately with families of those who died. “This is a symbolic site of the extraordinary sacrifice that was made on that terrible day,” the president said at Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9. The firehouse in New York’s theater district lost 15 firefighters on 9/11. The fire crews gave him hearty applause. Obama said the American pursuit of the terrorist leader “sent a message around the world but also sent a message here back home that when we say we will never forget, we mean what we say, that our commitment to making sure that justice is done is something that transcended politics, transcended party.” The president closed his eyes and clasped his hands at the outdoor memorial where the twin towers of the World Trade Center once dominated the Manhattan skyline. Obama spoke with children who lost parents and adults who lost spouses. As he bowed his head, a jetliner screamed by, far overhead.

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9/11 opportunity Families of victims would likely prefer to meet SEALs, intelligence officials.


resident Obama and his handlers probably tried to keep his Thursday visit to New York City’s World Trade Center from looking like a campaign trip but rather as a solemn event to lay a wreath at ground zero to show his appreciation for the courage and skill of the Navy SEALs and intelligence officials who planned and executed the daring and successful raid to kill Osama bin Laden. He also found time to meet and visit with New York City firemen and police officers and with relatives of those killed in the Trade Center attack. It always is an honor to meet and visit with the president, but one has to wonder if the relatives, as well as the police and firemen, would have rather had the opportunity to meet with representatives of the SEALs and Central Intelligence Agency who planned and executed the highly successful attack. They are the ones who helped bring some degree of closure to these relatives who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11, 2001, attack. They would have liked to be able to thank those who took part in the actual attack. Obama admirers will defend the president’s visit while others will say it was a shrewd political maneuver taking advantage of the SEALs’ successful mission as a means to strengthen his political position for the upcoming presidential election.



Some Lawrence businesses served by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway were at risk of having their shipments and deliveries affected by a recent YEARS strike. Thousands of engineers, conducAGO tors, and other workers for the railway IN 1986 had entered into the third day of their strike, and there were no talks yet scheduled between the railroad and its union employees. Some of the Lawrence businesses served by the railway included Quaker Oats, TRW, Packer Plastics, Lawrence Paper Co., and the K-Mart Distribution Center. The slogan “Lawrence, Kansas: Not Just Another Pretty Place” had been selected by the Chamber of Commerce to promote local tourism and convention business. The slogan, to be used as a logo on promotional advertisements and pamphlets, was to be introduced to the Lawrence city commissioners at their next meeting.


Bret Waller, the director since 1968 of the Kansas University Museum of Art, had resigned his post and accepted a position at the Metropolitan Museum of YEARS Art in New York City, where he would be AGO in charge of a newly established departIN 1971 ment of public education. Waller said that his only regrets about his time at the KU museum concerned the "failure to make any perceptible progress toward a solution of the critical physical plant problems. Unless these problems are solved — unless there is a new museum building soon — all the momentum we have been able to generate will be lost." [The museum, which was then housed in Spooner Hall, would not receive a new home until the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art opened seven years later.] Dr. E. Raymond Hall, Summerfield professor of zoology at KU, met with members of the Lawrence Sierra Club to discuss the benefits of the proposed Tallgrass Prairie National Park. The proposed park, a minimum of 3,000 acres on the eastern slope of the Kansas Flint Hills, would preserve the only virgin tallgrass prairie remaining in the United States, said Hall.


From the Lawrence Daily JournalWorld for May 6, 1911: “‘We, the jury in this case, find the defendant, Frank Leis, guilty of rape as YEARS charged in the information, with the recAGO ommendation of the jury that the court IN 1911 show leniency. — W. H. Pendleton, foreman.’ That was the verdict of the jury in the Leis case after being out but an hour and a half yesterday afternoon. The recommendation of leniency was a surprise to a great many ... His youth at the time the alleged crime was committed will operate in his favor. He was only 18 years old.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Physical, political threats outlive Osama The White House has never seen a night quite like Sunday. The president of the United States alerted the press he had an announcement not only for the nation but also for the world. He appeared gravely before a microphone announcing the death of a foreign leader and pronouncing it an act of justice. Outside the executive mansion, crowds cheered. In military installations and at airports, security was heightened. A great goal was achieved, but finality in the broader struggle remained elusive. Osama bin Laden was the subject of the largest, longest and most important manhunt in the history of American national

David Shribman … the death of the al“Qaida leader raises

myriad questions and may raise the threat to Americans’ safety for the time being.”

security. Kaiser Wilhelm II was an American opponent for one year, Hideki Tojo was the face of America’s Japanese enemy in World War II for three years, and Adolf Hitler was the personification of America’s war against Nazi Germany for four years. But for Americans, bin Laden’s languid eyes and iron resolve were for nearly a full decade the symbol of evil, and of the dangerous new era the nation entered the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Details have been dribbling out about the raid on a $1 million mansion in Abbottabad, Pakistan, surrounded by barbed wire but without Internet or even telephone connections — the bin Laden analogue of the Fuhrerbunker where Hitler died in 1945 or the hole at the Tikrit farmhouse where Saddam Hussein was found in 2003 — along with pictures of the bloody scene there at the end of a narrow dirt road 65 miles north of Islamabad. The killing of bin Laden and his burial at sea may be the answer to many prayers and may eventually bring a safer world. But the death of the al-Qaida leader raises myriad questions and may raise the threat to Americans’ safety for the time being. Here are some of those questions:

● Is the death of bin Laden the 2011 equivalent of the death of Benito Mussolini or of Josef Stalin? Mussolini’s death, followed by the hanging of his body upside down at a Milan gas station (you can view the grim spectacle on YouTube), was one of the final steps on the way to Axis defeat in World War II. But the death of Stalin, who perished slowly after a stroke in 1953, was only a historical marker on the long Cold War road. Stalin eventually was succeeded by Nikita Khrushchev, who continued the Soviet struggle with the West, which would not end for another 36 years. For all the talk of “closure” brought by the death of bin Laden, shot in the head by Navy SEALS, it neither closes the war on terrorism nor even the more narrow struggle against al-Qaida, which is one of many rogue extra-national groups that threaten the United States and its allies, particularly Israel. In fact, Washington cautioned Americans to increase rather than relax their vigilance. ● What are the many meanings of the death of bin Laden? For starters, it is a symbol of American determination even in the face of failure and frustration. The bin Laden trail grew cold many times, but former President George W. Bush and Obama were committed to root him out. The death of al-Qaida’s strategic and spiritual leader also signals that American human-intelligence efforts, derided if not ridiculed during the Iraq and

Afghan wars, retain great strength and skill and that American military forces, who rehearsed the bin Laden raid twice, possess great flexibility and ingenuity. Bin Laden’s demise also suggests that terrorist leaders cannot forever escape American capture or killing. ● Why did Obama make this moment his own? The president announced the killing of the great American nemesis because it was the realization of what he described as “the most significant achievement to date” in the effort against terrorism. So important to the president was this operation in politically sensitive Pakistan that he personally authorized it. The president also wanted to ensure that the death of bin Laden was handled discretely and without triumphalism. In this regard, the Obama announcement echoed President George H.W. Bush’s admonition that American officials not gloat in the face of the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the demise of communism in 1989. ● What are the dangers ahead? The first is a retaliatory attack against U.S. companies, military installations or cultural icons at home or abroad. Foes of American policy or adherents to the bin Laden creed will be more motivated this week than they have been in years. Then there is the American relationship with Pakistan. Ties between the two nations, early allies in the war on terror, are

Presidenting while black One thinks of rats scurrying off a sinking ship. Meaning the new exodus of birthers from birtherism. Fox News now says in a blog post that it hardly pushed the birther issue at all. Wonder how folks got the idea Fox did that? Oh yeah: by watching Fox. And Rush Limbaugh says he “warned people this was a dead end.” This is the same Limbaugh who recently said there were “legitimate citizenship questions” about President Obama. Granted, some on the right were starting to distance themselves from this absurdity even before Obama finally released his long-form birth certificate last week. Witness Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoing a bill that would have required presidential candidates to provide proof of birth. Perhaps the few remaining grownups on the right begin to fear the effect of being defined by cartoon characters and cranks. But let us not dismiss the birther imbroglio without calling out the bigotry at its core. Yes, that word will bring howls of protest from people who will declare that race had nothing to do with their demands for Obama’s original birth certificate. And I believe them. Or at least, I believe they believe what they are saying. Thing is, bigots do not usually stand up and say, “I am a bigot.” They hide this from

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themselves, much less from you or me. Indeed, Mel Gibson, last heard telling his girlfriend she would be raped by a pack of effing N-words, just said in an interview that he is not a racist. In assessing bigotry, then, one learns to judge actions over words. And the actions of many Americans have screamed their discomfort with the idea that a black man is now the man. A computer abstract of his birth certificate, a perfectly ordinary document that satisfies passport requirements of the U.S. State Department does not satisfy Donald Trump? Give me a break. Some have suggested that Obama’s opponents — like George W. Bush’s — are simply out to delegitimize his presidency. Wrong. They are actually out to delegitimize him. I mean, we just saw the president of the United States required to show his papers, like some brother caught driving too nice a car in too nice a neighborhood after dark. Pres-

identing while black, I suppose. Nor does even that suffice to prove his bona f ides, as diehards now challenge the validity of the new document and Trump turns his attention to supposed irregularities in Obama’s academic transcripts. It never stops. Gregory Howard Williams, an African-American man who looks about as “black” as Thor does, once told me how, when he became dean of his law school, a white woman co n g rat u l a te d h i m o n h i s well-deserved achievement. Later, somebody told her he was black and she asked if that was why he got the job. When she thought Williams was white, she assumed he was qualified. When she learned he was black, she assumed he was not. That, my friends, is what you’re seeing here — a new iteration of an old mindset that says a black man can never achieve a thing on his merits, so there must always be some trickery, some fakery, some sinister machinations obliging us to regard his success with suspicion. Even if the black man in question is the president. I have seldom been more embarrassed for my country. — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each Wednesday on

frayed and will be further endangered as a result of this U.S. military operation. Though the president cited Pakistani assistance in the raid, officials in Islamabad were not notified in advance of the operation and on Monday emphasized it was an American effort prosecuted by American troops traveling in American helicopters. ● Finally, what are the domestic political consequences 18 months before the American presidential election? Certainly this success improves Obama’s profile as a warrior against terrorism, buttressed by former President George W. Bush’s remarks shortly after the announcement of bin Laden’s death. The killing of bin Laden deprives Obama’s rivals of criticism that his fecklessness permitted the nation’s mostwanted enemy to operate unimpaired for another four years. But these sorts of nationalsecurity triumphs often do not translate into political success. George H.W. Bush presided over the fall of communism and the defeat of Iraq but was himself defeated by Bill Clinton in 1992. Winston Churchill presided over the Allied effort in World War II but was ousted from office after victory in Europe and before victory in the Pacific. Both leaders lost decisively. So this week’s events enhance the president’s re-election prospects, but offer no assurance of his political survival. — David Shribman is executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.


Show support To the editor: Military Spouse Appreciation Day is today. This day was set aside by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 to recognize the sacrifices military spouses make every day to make this country a better, safer place for all of us. Military spouses don’t wear a uniform. They don’t receive medals to acknowledge their sacrifices for this nation. Many of you have probably interacted with a military spouse and not even realized it. These men and women serve silently, doing all the things normal Americans do. They also pick up and move across the country and start their lives over approximately every year to 18 months. They spend countless hours as the volunteer backbone of our nation, spending year after year calmly and quietly carrying on, while in the back of their minds they are worrying that the last phone call they got from their service member, which was garbled and cut off right in midsentence, is the last time they’ll hear his/her voice. They worry that knock on the door will mean their loved one is not coming home. They worry over their children who carry that same burden of worry. Military families don’t ask for very much. But on this day our nation has set aside to honor these sacrifices, I implore you to look around and find some of the military and National Guard spouses in your neighborhood and say thank you. More importantly, ask if you can help them ease their load, even for a day. Show the world that “United We Stand.” Charity Lander, Lawrence



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Centerville 73/53

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Concordia 78/51 Hays 80/47

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6:18 a.m. 8:18 p.m. 8:34 a.m. 11:47 p.m.

6:16 a.m. 8:19 p.m. 9:32 a.m. none


NATIONAL FORECAST Minneapolis 67/48 Detroit 63/47

San Francisco 62/50

Chicago 68/48


Denver 82/42 Los Angeles 76/57

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As of 7 a.m. Thursday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

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875.79 891.34 974.47

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Today Cities Hi Lo W Acapulco 91 77 pc Amsterdam 70 55 pc Athens 67 50 pc Baghdad 97 68 pc Bangkok 93 79 t Beijing 79 57 s Berlin 66 50 s Brussels 72 55 pc Buenos Aires 66 48 s Cairo 84 62 s Calgary 59 39 c Dublin 61 52 sh Geneva 74 51 pc Hong Kong 86 77 r Jerusalem 68 50 s Kabul 76 48 t London 70 60 c Madrid 74 52 t Mexico City 79 54 t Montreal 52 39 r Moscow 63 48 sh New Delhi 101 76 sh Oslo 56 42 c Paris 78 58 pc Rio de Janeiro 84 69 s Rome 71 49 s Seoul 70 48 sh Singapore 89 79 t Stockholm 54 46 pc Sydney 67 47 pc Tokyo 69 57 c Toronto 60 44 c Vancouver 54 46 c Vienna 64 49 s Warsaw 57 43 c Winnipeg 63 43 pc

Hi 91 73 70 97 93 77 71 75 70 79 54 61 74 86 63 81 72 66 81 57 65 98 60 76 77 72 70 90 57 68 70 65 54 68 58 63

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Washington 72/52

Kansas City 76/56

Atlanta 74/53

El Paso 91/59

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Houston 85/64

Fronts Cold

New York 71/52

7 SATURDAY Miami 86/72


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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Showers will push eastward through the Midwest into the central Appalachians today, while spotty thunderstorms affect the Southeast. As showers return to the central and northern Plains, a new storm with rain will roll ashore in the Northwest. Today Sat. Today Sat. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 83 52 s 83 52 s Memphis 76 55 s 84 65 s Anchorage 56 39 pc 55 39 pc Miami 86 72 t 86 73 t Atlanta 74 53 s 81 59 s Milwaukee 60 46 pc 58 42 r Austin 84 61 s 86 71 pc Minneapolis 67 48 pc 66 47 sh Baltimore 70 44 pc 74 48 pc Nashville 70 49 t 76 59 pc Birmingham 76 47 s 82 62 s New Orleans 82 61 s 84 65 pc Boise 67 48 pc 69 46 c New York 71 52 s 69 54 pc Boston 70 49 pc 62 50 c Omaha 77 53 s 72 48 pc Buffalo 60 45 sh 61 46 pc Orlando 86 63 pc 88 63 pc Cheyenne 73 39 pc 74 41 pc Philadelphia 71 52 s 71 54 pc Chicago 68 48 pc 68 46 r Phoenix 99 68 s 98 69 s Cincinnati 66 48 t 66 53 t Pittsburgh 64 44 t 64 50 pc Cleveland 62 44 sh 62 48 pc Portland, ME 64 43 pc 64 44 c Dallas 83 65 s 86 71 s Portland, OR 63 48 sh 60 47 r Denver 82 42 s 81 46 s Reno 80 49 s 77 46 pc Des Moines 73 53 s 70 48 pc Richmond 76 50 pc 76 56 s Detroit 63 47 sh 62 48 r Sacramento 84 49 s 77 52 pc El Paso 91 59 s 93 59 s St. Louis 69 56 s 73 54 t Fairbanks 54 33 c 48 29 sf Salt Lake City 72 51 pc 76 49 s Honolulu 86 74 s 87 74 pc San Diego 67 58 pc 66 58 pc Houston 85 64 s 84 68 pc San Francisco 62 50 pc 60 50 pc Indianapolis 66 51 sh 66 52 t Seattle 57 46 sh 58 43 r Kansas City 76 56 s 71 52 t Spokane 60 44 pc 59 40 c Las Vegas 95 70 s 93 67 s Tucson 96 60 s 95 60 s Little Rock 76 55 s 82 65 pc Tulsa 80 60 s 82 63 pc Los Angeles 76 57 pc 70 56 pc Wash., DC 72 52 pc 72 55 pc National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Palm Springs, CA 102° Low: Berthoud Pass, CO 10°

WEATHER HISTORY On May 6, 1975, near Omaha, Neb., a massive tornado killed three people and injured 133, while causing $150 million in damage.


Lawrence Region Antique Automobile Club of America swap meet, opens 6:30 a.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 19th and Harper streets. Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H. Sertoma barbecue state championship pancake feed, all you can eat, 7 a.m., Wakarusa Township Fire Department, 31st and Louisiana streets. Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 7:30 a.m., meet in the parking lot behind KizerCummings Jewelry at Ninth and Vermont streets. Plant and Bake Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Monarch Watch open house and plant sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Foley Hall on West Campus of Kansas University. 2011 Lawrence Arthritis Walk, begins at 8:30 a.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets. Lawrence Humane Society’s annual Mutt ‘n’ Strut Charity Walk, registration at 9 a.m., walk at 10 a.m., Watson Park,

J. Wail Tonight celebrate the first Friday of May with something a little different at The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Electronic musician J. Wail will be on-hand tonight creating pulse-pounding soundscapes, perfect for dancing close to a complete stranger lit only by glow sticks and the occasional flare from a black light. While all of the instrumentation is digital, synthesized sound born of a keyboard and a MacBook, Chuck Morris from Lotus provides live percussion, which grounds the music appropriately and gives what could be a ramshackle collection of bleeps and bloops an organic soul. The electronic lineup is rounded out by Electric Theory, Floozies and Orion. The show starts at 8 p.m. and is for those 18 and older. Seventh and Kentucky streets. Child Safety and Identification Event, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., McDonald’s, 901 W. 23rd St. Teen Zone open to grades 7-12, comic book giveaway, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Prairie Moon May Music Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Prairie Moon School, 1853 E. 1600 Road. Sertoma barbecue state championship, public judging from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Broken Arrow Park, 31st and Louisiana streets. Ladies of Lawrence Artwork cooperative one-day arts and crafts sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Pachamama’s, 800 N.H. First Saturday Players present “Tall Tales,” 11 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., at homes across Lawrence, map at Train Day at the Santa Fe Depot, prizes, tours, music, dancing, 1-3 p.m., Santa Fe Depot, Seventh and New Jersey streets. Spring Arts and Culture Festival, 1 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. Volunteen meeting open to grades 7-12, 1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Human Family Reunion, celebrating diversity, 2-6 p.m.,

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Today Sat. Today Sat. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 76 54 s 74 50 t Independence 78 57 s 79 57 s Belton 74 57 s 74 53 t Fort Riley 80 52 s 76 51 pc Burlington 76 55 s 76 54 s Olathe 74 57 s 74 53 t Coffeyville 77 57 s 81 57 s Osage Beach 72 54 s 75 52 t Concordia 78 51 s 75 52 s Osage City 77 54 s 74 52 pc Dodge City 83 49 s 80 54 s Ottawa 75 55 s 74 51 t Holton 78 55 s 76 51 pc Wichita 77 56 s 77 58 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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Southwest Junior High, 2511 Inverness Drive. First Saturday Players present “Tall Tales,” 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Bookworms Unite! for 8-12 year olds, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Opening of “For Love of Country,” an exhibit of scrapbooks by Lucille Vann, 3-5 p.m., Lawrence Percolator, in the alley east of 10th and New Hampshire streets. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. “Dance of the Rings” by 940 Dance Company at Stephen T. Johnson’s Freedom Rings sculpture, 6:30 p.m., Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum at Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake. Metro Pro Wrestling, 6 p.m., Lawrence Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. Third annual Lawrence Arts Center Film Fest, youth films 5-6:30 p.m., adult films 7-9:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. The Crumpletons, 7-9 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Liberate the Free State Rebel Diaz!, 7-10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. “Hansel and Gretel,” an opera by Engelbert Humperdinck, featuring the KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Murphy Drive. Chuck Mead, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Billy Ebeling & The Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive Karaoke at T’s, 9 p.m. at Henry T’s, 3520 W. Sixth St. The Club with DJ ParLé, 10 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. T’Bone, US Beefheart, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. KAWR Benefit show, with Ricky Dean Sinatra, Tinhorn Molly, Moxx Nixx, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass The Majestics Rhythm Revue, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Elevator Action, 10:30 p.m., Burger Stand at the Casbah, 803 Mass.


LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Thursday.

Community Blood Center blood drive, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St. Lawrence Region Antique Automobile Club of America swap meet, 1 p.m. to dark, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 19th and Harper streets. Mother’s Day Tea and Fashion Show, 2 p.m., Brandon Woods at Alvamar, 1501 Inverness Drive. Walk a Mile In Her Shoes: Red Shoe Walk and 5k, a benefit for Willow Domestic Violence Center, 6 p.m., Haskell Stadium, 23rd and Barker streets. Blueprint, 7 p.m., Ingredient, 947 Mass. Joe Wilson’s Birth Day show!, 7:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. KU Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Benefit for Gary Glover and Huntington’s Disease, with Ras Neville & the Kingstonians, Billy Ebeling, and The Prairie Village People, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Krazy Kats, 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St. Retro Dance Party, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa Disco Disco with DJ ParLe and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Tune Yards, Here We Go Magic, Buke & Gas, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Lord Huron, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Honky Suckle with Brody Buster Band, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass.

Thursday’s markets Dow Industrials —139.41, 12,584.17 Nasdaq —13.51, 2,814.72 S&P 500 —12.22, 1,335.10 30-Year Treasury —0.05, 4.28% Corn (Chicago) —20.75 cents, $7.09 Soybeans (Chicago) —30.25 cents, $13.22 Wheat (Kansas City) —19.75 cents, $8.48 Oil (New York) —$9.44, $99.80

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The 2011 Missouri Valley AAU District Championship was held April 10 in Independence, Mo. Members of the Lady Prospects Basketball Club captured the 11th-grade girls championship and have now qualified for AAU Nationals, which will be July 10-15 in Orlando, Fla. The basketball club is a nonprofit girls basketball program based in Lawrence. Vincent and Christie Garcia submitted the photo.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Long-time Maryland coach Gary Williams retires. 2B


MELKY DOES A BODY GOOD Melky Cabrera watched this ball fly away for a home run, the Royals drilled the Orioles, 9-1, and K.C. called up its top prospect. Page 3B


LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD ● ● Friday, May 6, 2011


Matt Tait

Zenger’s approach refreshing A couple of weeks ago, I observed new Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger on the job. His personality and genuine interest in the people he’s talking with make it seem as if Zenger is always on the job. But don’t confuse being on for being on the job. Zenger’s always on. I was able to catch a behindthe-scenes look at the way he conducts business in the Dolph Simons Media Communications Conference Room at the Wagnon Student-Athlete Center. Zenger, KU chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and the Kansas Athletics, Inc., board of directors, were there for their quarterly meeting. It was the second such meeting Zenger had attended and already he looked comfortable. In a meeting weighed down by technical jargon and seemingly endless reviews of and changes to the organization’s bylaws, Zenger lent a fresh, energetic touch. We’ve all seen his public handshakes and smiles. Behind closed doors, Zenger has them too. In this setting, they were neither quite as glowing nor as long, appropriately so because just about everyone in the room worked for him. Not that you would have known that from watching. Sitting at the head of the table, Zenger was just as happy to let others handle the day’s business as to interject his thoughts. When he did, he spoke in a rational, calm, strong and confident manner and seemed content to simply nod approval when appropriate. As easy as it would have been for Zenger to stand tall and speak loudly on every topic, it was obvious he was not interested in making it about him. There was work to be done, and he forged through it in a way that seemed to say, “Might as well have fun doing it.” Though he’s been in town for just four months, questions have surfaced about whether the forever-smiling face has what it takes to handle the grunt and grind that comes with big-time collegiate athletics. Those I spoke with who worked for him at Illinois State laughed at the notion that Zenger wasn’t tough enough. At the meeting, Zenger demonstrated his mind is always working toward solutions to make the grind less grimy. On one occasion, Zenger circled back to an item that had passed. He wanted to make sure the language with which a change was written was as clear as possible. A few minutes earlier, Zenger put on display his compassion, when he said that his only concern about changing the name of the chancellor’s advisory committee to the athletics advisory committee (or something of the like) was that it not offend those who serve on it. As Zenger put it, “It’s important that they don’t feel that it’s a demotion.” Finally, when the board discussed whether adding the words “is bound to act in accordance with Big 12 and NCAA rules,” to its bylaws was necessary, Zenger moved to the edge of his seat and jumped in. “I’m thinking really out of the box here,” he said. “Let’s say 20 years down the road, 50 schools disagree with something the NCAA does. Are we bound to stay with them if we put this in or can we...” A couple of board members quickly informed the bylaws can be amended at any time. “OK. That’s great,” Zenger said. “That’s all I needed to know.” Impressive. Think more Bill Gates and less Donald Trump.

Sunflower champs

John Young/Journal-World Photo

LAWRENCE HIGH’S TROY WILLOUGHBY SLIDES INTO HOME PLATE as Leavenworth catcher JT Core attempts to make the tag. The Lions edged the Pioneers, 3-2, on Thursday at LHS.

With victory, Lions clinch league baseball title By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

With the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh inning of a tie game against Leavenworth, Lawrence High junior catcher Jake Vinoverski was a little nervous at the plate. To help Vinoverski relax during a pitching change, coach Brad Stoll walked down from the third-

base coaching box and told him a joke. “He didn’t like that,” Stoll said. The Lions certainly liked what happened next. Vinoverski kept his bat on his shoulder as the full-count pitch from Leavenworth’s Judson Cole bounced in the dirt, bringing senior Ross Johnson home from third and propelling the Lions to a 3-2 victory at LHS.

“It felt like a 50-pound weight got lifted off my shoulders there,” Vinoverski said. The victory clinched the Sunflower League title for Lawrence High, but Stoll didn’t even realize it until he thought about the standings and games remaining. The Pioneers didn't make it easy for the Lions, plating a run and stranding three runners on base in the first inning.

The Lions (11-7, 9-1 Sunflower League) scored runs in the second and third innings to take a 2-1 lead, but the Pioneers scored the tying run in the fifth inning on a sacrifice fly to right field with the bases loaded. LHS senior pitcher Alex Laughlin worked out of three basesloaded situations in the game and gave up just two runs. Please LHS BASEBALL, page 3B


KU hoops commit Peters to also tackle football By Gary Bedore


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Prestonwood Christian Academy’s football team will boast one of the tallest wide receivers in the state of Texas this fall. Future Kansas University basketball power forward Zach Peters, a massive 6-foot-9, 240pound junior who last played football his freshman year, has decided to play two sports his final year at the Plano, Texas, high school. “I was thinking about my senior year and everything ... I love football. I regret not playing. I don’t want to regret not playing football my senior year,” said Peters. He averaged 15.3 points

I love football. I regret not playing. I don’t want to regret not playing football my senior year.” — KU commit Zach Peters and 9.0 rebounds per game this past season for 26-11 Prestonwood. Peters, who is’s 97rated player in the basketball recruiting Class of 2012, earned first-team TAPPS (Texas Assn. of Private and Parochial Schools) basketball all-state honors. “It’s just as easy getting hurt playing basketball as football,” said Peters, who was given the OK from his future college coach to be a dual-sport athlete again.

“Coach (Bill) Self played football. He said (to) play football.” Peters — he played in a couple spring events for Texas Titans’ AAU basketball team — said he will skip the summertime AAU circuit and practice both basketball and football leading up to the start of the 2011-12 school year. “I played AAU the last eight years. This summer I decided not to. I felt it would be better to work on little things so I could become a better player and get

my body where I want it to be,” Peters said, noting he was planning on making at least one trip to Lawrence. “I should be up in June to come up randomly and play at night with the guys and work out,” Peters said of unsupervised pickup basketball action. “There are some things I need to work on and I feel I’ll get more accomplished working out rather than playing (AAU).” Peters said he remains committed to playing just one sport in college — hoops. “I’m definitely going to KU to play basketball,” said Peters, who along with future KU target Please see PETERS, page 3B

FSHS softball slips by SM North By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

As it turned out, a 45-minute lightning delay was the best thing that could have happened to Free State High’s softball team. The Firebirds came out of the locker room a different team, capitalized on a plethora of Shawnee Mission North mistakes, and walked off with a sloppy 7-6 victory on a cold, rainy Thursday night at FSHS. With the game tied 6-6 in the bottom of the seventh, Remington Samuels struck out on a wild pitch for what appeared to be the third out. Extra innings, right? Wrong. The SM North catcher, need-

LHS WINS, TOO Not a good day for the SM North Indians. In the first game of two at FSHS, Lawrence High’s softball team also downed SM North on Thursday. Story on page 3B ing to either tag Samuels or make an accurate throw to first, fired high and wide down the line — the Indians’ ninth error of the game — allowing Katy Davis to scamper home from first and score the winning run. “Sometimes you have to win ugly,” FSHS coach Lee Ice said. “And we’ve been on the other

side of that. You just need to be able to take advantage.” The Firebirds (8-9), who celebrated senior night for Ali Arnold, Paige Rothwell and Christy Wagner, capitalized on mistakes, but they also were rejuvenated following the lengthy weather delay, when they trailed, 6-3. Pitcher Mary Ann Smith and catcher Courtney Parker got on the same page once the game resumed in the fourth inning, and only relented one hit over John Young/Journal-World Photo the final three innings while striking out four — three coming FREE STATE’S KATY DAVIS, LEFT, AND ELIZABETH HAZLETT (23) CELEBRATE at the on a baffling changeup. Davis, who led off the fourth plate after both players scored runs against Shawnee Mission North. The Firebirds defeatPlease see SOFTBALL, page 3B ed the Indians, 7-6, on Thursday at FSHS.

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• Free State, LHS tennis teams play in regionals • Free State, LHS swim in Sunflower League prelims




Blue Jays can’t solve Rays’ Price The Associated Press


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Tigers 6, Yankees 3 D E T R O I T — Brennan Boesch homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of some sloppy fielding to beat the New York Yankees for the third straight time. Derek Jeter didn’t play for the Yankees, given the day off after leaving the previous night’s game with a right hip problem. His replacement, Eduardo Nunez, made two errors, including a high throw in the seventh that gave the Tigers two runs. New York ab Gardnr lf 5 Swisher rf 4 Cano 2b 4 Teixeir 1b 4 Grndrs cf 3 Posada dh 4 Chavez 3b 2 AlRdrg pr-3b 2 Martin c 3 ENunez ss 4

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Angels 11, Red Sox 0 BOSTON — Rookie Mark Trumbo hit his sixth homer of the season and the Los Angeles Angels salvaged a series split at Boston, racking up 18 hits. Bobby Abreu drove in three runs for Los Angeles, which was 06 against Boston entering the fourgame series. Los Angeles Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi Aybar ss 6 2 4 1 Ellsury cf 3 0 1 0 HKndrc 2b-1b6 1 3 2 Crwfrd lf 3 0 1 0 Abreu lf 6 0 2 3 DMcDn lf 1 0 0 0 TrHntr dh 3 1 1 1 Youkils 3b 4 0 0 0 Callasp 3b 5 0 2 2 AdGnzl 1b 4 0 0 0 V.Wells rf 4 1 1 0 Ortiz dh 3 0 3 0 BoWlsn c 1 0 0 0 Lowrie ss 4 0 1 0 Trumo 1b-rf 3 1 1 2 J.Drew rf 2 0 0 0 Mathis c 4 1 1 0 Sltlmch c 3 0 0 0 Amarst 2b 1 0 0 0 Scutaro 2b 2 0 1 0 Bourjos cf 4 4 3 0 Totals 43 11 18 11 Totals 29 0 7 0 Los Angeles 003 330 200 — 11 Boston 000 000 000 — 0 E—Scutaro (4). DP—Los Angeles 4, Boston 1. LOB— Los Angeles 10, Boston 7. 2B—Abreu (8), Callaspo 2 (5), Bourjos (6), Lowrie (6). HR—Trumbo (6). SB—Aybar 2 (7), H.Kendrick (3), V.Wells (1). CS—Trumbo (2). IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Pineiro W,1-0 5 2-3 3 0 0 4 2 Thompson 1 1-3 1 0 0 1 2 F.Rodriguez 2 3 0 0 0 1 Boston Lackey L,2-4 4 10 8 8 3 1 Atchison 3 2-3 7 3 3 1 2 R.Hill 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 2 Lackey pitched to 2 batters in the 5th. HBP—by Lackey (Bourjos). T—3:10. A—37,013 (37,065).

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Seattle 3, Texas 1 Today’s Games Tampa Bay (Shields 2-1) at Baltimore (Britton 5-1), 6:05 p.m. Detroit (Coke 1-4) at Toronto (Litsch 2-2), 6:07 p.m. Minnesota (S.Baker 1-2) at Boston (Wakefield 0-0), 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 2-2) at Texas (Harrison 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (G.Gonzalez 3-2) at Kansas City (O’Sullivan 11), 7:10 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 5-0) at L.A. Angels (Chatwood 2-1), 9:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Humber 2-3) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 3-2), 9:10 p.m.

Indians 4, Athletics 3, 12 innings OAKLAND, CALIF. — Jack Hannahan and Lou Marson had RBI singles in the 12th inning, lifting the Indians to the victory. Hannahan’s bloop single to left off Craig Breslow (0-2) provided the go-ahead run, and Marson followed with another single to propel Cleveland to another lateinning rally. Cleveland

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Mariners 3, Rangers 1 SEATTLE — Justin Smoak hit his fifth homer and Jason Vargas pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning. Seattle won for the seventh time in nine games, taking two of three from the Rangers to move within two games of .500 after starting the season 8-15. Texas

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National League Braves 2, Brewers 1 ATLANTA — Martin Prado hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and Atlanta beat Milwaukee to complete a four-game series sweep.

East Division

Philadelphia Florida Atlanta Washington New York Central Division St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Milwaukee Houston West Division

COLLEGE PARK, MD. — After sweating through crisp white shirts and expensive suits for more than three decades, Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams is finally ready to take it easy. Williams announced his retirement Thursday, saying “it’s the right time” for him to end a career in which he led his alma mater to the 2002 national championship. Williams coached for 33 years, the last 22 at Maryland, where he played as a guard from 1964-67.

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W L Pct GB Colorado 18 10 .643 — San Francisco 15 16 .484 41⁄2 Los Angeles 15 17 .469 5 Arizona 13 16 .448 51⁄2 1 San Diego 12 19 .387 7 ⁄2 Thursday’s Games Cincinnati 10, Houston 4 N.Y. Mets 5, San Francisco 2 St. Louis 6, Florida 3 Philadelphia 7, Washington 3 Atlanta 2, Milwaukee 1 Colorado at Arizona Today’s Games Cincinnati (Volquez 2-1) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-3), 1:20 p.m. Atlanta (D.Lowe 2-3) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 2-2), 6:05 p.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 1-3) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 14), 6:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 3-2) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 1-4), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 2-4) at Florida (Nolasco 30), 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Wolf 3-2) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 3-0), 7:15 p.m. Arizona (Galarraga 3-2) at San Diego (Stauffer 0-1), 9:05 p.m. Colorado (Jimenez 0-2) at San Francisco (Cain 2-2), 9:15 p.m.

Prado led off against Kameron Loe (2-3) with his third homer. Prado was Loe’s first batter in relief of Shaun Marcum, who pitched seven strong innings. Milwaukee has a six-game losing streak. Atlanta has won five straight. Milwaukee

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Phillies 7, Nationals 3 P H I L A D E L P H I A — Roy Halladay struck out 10 in seven innings and Raul Ibanez and Shane Victorino homered as Philadelphia completed a three-game sweep. Halladay, the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, allowed two runs and six hits to win his 10th straight decision against the franchise from Washington and Montreal. Washington Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Espinos 2b 4 1 1 0 Rollins ss 5 1 2 0 Cora 3b 4 0 2 0 Victorn cf 3 1 1 2 Werth rf 3 1 1 1 Polanc 3b 5 1 2 0 L.Nix lf 3 0 0 0 Howard 1b 3 1 0 0 HRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 Mayrry rf 4 1 1 1 Morse ph 1 0 0 0 Ibanez lf 4 2 3 3 Slaten p 0 0 0 0 WValdz 2b 4 0 2 1 AdLRc 1b 4 1 2 0 Sardinh c 4 0 1 0 WRams c 4 0 1 1 Hallady p 2 0 0 0 HrstnJr cf 4 0 1 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 Dsmnd ss 3 0 0 1 BFrncs ph 0 0 0 0 Lannan p 1 0 0 0 Madson p 0 0 0 0 Brdrck p 0 0 0 0 Stairs ph 1 0 0 0 Coffey p 0 0 0 0 Bixler lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 33 3 8 3 Totals 34 7 12 7 Washington 000 200 010 — 3 010 00x — 7 Philadelphia 006 LOB—Washington 5, Philadelphia 8. 2B—Espinosa (4), Ad.LaRoche (4), Mayberry (3), Ibanez (5). HR— Victorino (5), Ibanez (3). SB—Cora (1), Rollins (7), Victorino (7). S—Halladay. SF—Werth, Desmond. IP H R ER BB SO Washington Lannan L,2-4 2 7 6 6 1 1 Broderick 1 1 0 0 0 0 Coffey 2 2 1 1 0 5 H.Rodriguez 2 2 0 0 1 3 Slaten 1 0 0 0 1 1 Philadelphia Halladay W,5-1 7 6 2 2 0 10 Bastardo 1 2 1 1 0 1 Madson 1 0 0 0 0 1 Lannan pitched to 6 batters in the 3rd. HBP—by Lannan (Victorino). WP—H.Rodriguez, Bastardo. T—2:56. A—45,316 (43,651).

BRIEFLY COLLEGE BASKETBALL Maryland coach Williams retires

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Cardinals 6, Marlins 3 S T . L O U I S — Lance Berkman homered and drove in four runs and Matt Holliday had two RBIs for St. Louis. Albert Pujols singled three times against Josh Johnson (3-1), the NL pitcher of the month who had an 0.88 ERA in April. He allowed only 18 hits in 41 innings last month, but the Cardinals battered him for eight hits in 25 atbats. Florida

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Reds 10, Astros 4 C I N C I N N A T I — Homer Bailey returned from the disabled list with six strong innings, and Ryan Hanigan drove in three runs with a three-hit game for Cincinnati. Bailey (1-0) developed a shoulder problem during spring training, forcing him to go on a throwing program. The right-hander gave up four hits and one run in six innings, striking out seven. Houston

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Mets 5, Giants 2 N E W Y O R K — Mike Pelfrey pitched into the eighth inning against San Francisco’s limited lineup and Carlos Beltran homered as New York averted a series sweep. San Francisco loaded the bases with one out in the ninth against Francisco Rodriguez, but Miguel Tejada struck out and pinch-hitter Buster Posey grounded out to end the game. San Francisco New York ab r h bi ab r h bi Rownd cf 4 0 1 0 JosRys ss 4 0 1 2 Burriss 2b 4 0 1 0 Hu 2b 3 0 0 0 Fontent ss 2 1 1 1 DWrght 3b 3 1 1 0 Huff 1b 4 0 0 0 Beltran rf 4 1 1 2 Schrhlt rf 3 1 0 0 Bay lf 3 1 1 0 C.Ross lf 4 0 1 0 I.Davis 1b 4 0 1 0 Tejada 3b 4 0 0 0 RPauln c 2 0 0 0 Whitsd c 2 0 0 0 Hairstn cf 2 1 0 0 Posey ph 1 0 0 0 Pridie cf 0 0 0 0 JSnchz p 2 0 1 1 Pelfrey p 2 1 0 0 Mota p 0 0 0 0 FRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 Ford ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 31 2 5 2 Totals 27 5 5 4 San Francisco 000 110 000 — 2 — 5 New York 030 020 00x E—Jos.Reyes (2), Hu (1). DP—San Francisco 2, New York 2. LOB—San Francisco 6, New York 4. 2B—Bay (3). 3B—Jos.Reyes (3). HR—Fontenot (2), Beltran (5). SB— D.Wright (8), Hairston (1). CS—Burriss (1). IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco J.Sanchez L,2-2 5 5 5 5 6 6 Mota 2 0 0 0 0 0 Runzler 1 0 0 0 0 1 New York Pelfrey W,2-3 7 2-3 4 2 1 2 5 F.Rodriguez S,7-8 1 1-3 1 0 0 2 2 T—2:46. A—23,433 (41,800).

LATEST LINE MLB Favorite ...........................Odds ......................Underdog National League CHICAGO CUBS.............51⁄2-61⁄2 ....................Cincinnati PHILADELPHIA..................7-8 .............................Atlanta PITTSBURGH..................Even-6.......................Houston FLORIDA..........................61⁄2-71⁄2.................Washington NY METS .........................Even-6.................LA Dodgers ST. LOUIS........................51⁄2-61⁄2 ...................Milwaukee SAN DIEGO.........................6-7 ............................Arizona SAN FRANCISCO...........51⁄2-61⁄2 ......................Colorado American League BOSTON...........................61⁄2-71⁄2....................Minnesota TORONTO........................Even-6..........................Detroit Tampa Bay.....................Even-6..................BALTIMORE TEXAS..............................Even-6.................NY Yankees Oakland ..........................51⁄2-61⁄2 ..............KANSAS CITY

Cleveland.......................Even-6..................LA ANGELS SEATTLE..........................71⁄2-81⁄2.............Chi White Sox NBA Favorite ..........................Points.....................Underdog NBA Playoffs Best of Seven Series Conference Semifinals Series is tied at 1-1 Chicago.........................21⁄2 (178).....................ATLANTA Dallas leads series 2-0 DALLAS............................2 (186).....................LA Lakers Saturday, May 7th Series is tied at 1-1 MEMPHIS........................3 (200) ..........Oklahoma City Miami leads series 2-0 BOSTON...........................3 (183) ............................Miami

NHL Favorite ...........................Goals .....................Underdog Stanley Cup Playoffs Best of Seven Series Conference Semifinals San Jose leads series 3-0 DETROIT .........................Even-1⁄2 .....................San Jose Boston leads series 3-0 BOSTON ..............................1⁄2-1...................Philadelphia BOXING Saturday, May 7th WBO Welterweight Title Fight-(12 Rounds) MGM Grand Garden Arena-Las Vegas, NV. S. Mosley +600 M. Pacquiao -800 Home Team in CAPS (c) 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

TODAY • Baseball at Oklahoma, 6:30 p.m. • Track at Arkansas Twilight SATURDAY • Baseball at Oklahoma, 2 p.m.


TODAY • Track at SM North Relays, 3 p.m. • Baseball at SM North (2), 4:30 p.m. • Swimming at League, Olathe Calif. Trail, 5 p.m. • Tennis at regionals at LHS SATURDAY • Softball at SM Northwest (2), 10 a.m. • Swimming and diving at League, Olathe Calif. Trail, 1 p.m.

LAWRENCE HIGH TODAY • Swimming at League, Olathe Calif. Trail, 5 p.m. • Track at SM North Relays, 3 p.m. • Tennis at regionals at LHS SATURDAY • Swimming and diving at League, Olathe Calif. Trail, 1 p.m.

SEABURY ACADEMY TODAY • Tennis at regionals

VERITAS CHRISTIAN SATURDAY • Track at home invite, 10 a.m.

ROYALS TODAY • Oakland, 7:10 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo. SATURDAY • Oakland, 6:10 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo.

SPORTS ON TV TODAY MLB Time Cubs v. Cincinnati 1:10 p.m. Kansas City v. Oakland 7 p.m.


Cable 16 36, 236

NBA Atlanta v. Chicago Dallas v. L.A. Lakers


Cable 33, 233 33, 233

NHL Time Detroit v. San Jose 6 p.m. Boston v. Philadelphia 8:30 p.m.

Net VS. VS.

Cable 38, 238 38, 238

Tennis Masters in Madrid Masters in Madrid Masters in Madrid Masters in Madrid

Time 6:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Noon 2 p.m.

Net Tennis Tennis Tennis Tennis

Golf Open de Espana The Tradition Wells Fargo

Time 8 a.m. Noon 2 p.m.

Net Golf Golf Golf

Cable 156, 289 156, 289 156, 289

MLS Soccer Portland v. Phila.

Time 9:30 p.m.


Cable 149

Auto Racing Nationwide qualifying Nationwide qualifying Nationwide Series

Time 2:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Net ESPN2 Speed ESPN2

Cable 34, 234 150, 227 34, 234

Boxing Magdaleno v. Leon

Time 9 p.m.


Cable 34, 234

Horse Racing Kentucky Oaks

Time 4 p.m.

Net VS.

Cable 38, 238

Arena Football Time Orlando v. Tampa Bay 7 p.m.


Cable 154, 230

Time 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Cable 157 157 157 157

SATURDAY MLB Time Minnesota v. Boston Noon Oakland v. Kansas City 6 p.m. Chc. White Sox v. Seattle8 p.m.


Cable 4, 204 36, 236 16

NBA Time Okla. City v. Memphis 4 p.m. Miami v. Boston 7:15 p.m.


Cable 33, 233 9, 12, 209

College Baseball Maryland v. UNC Kansas v. Oakland C. Florida v. Florida St. Florida v. Arkansas

Time Noon 3 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m.


Horse Racing Kentucky Derby

Time 3 p.m.


Cable 8. 14, 204

NHL Time Nashville v. Vancouver 7 p.m.

Net VS.

Cable 38, 238

Auto Racing Time Turkish GP qualifying 6 a.m. Sprint Cup 6 p.m.


Golf Open de Espana Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Champions Tradition

Time 7:30 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 2 p.m.

Net Golf Golf Golf Golf

Tennis Madrid Open Masters in Madrid

Time 5 a.m. 9 a.m.

Net Tennis Tennis

Cable 157 157

MLS L.A. v. New York

Time 10 p.m.


Cable 34, 234

Premier Soccer Time West Ham v. Blackburn 8:55 a.m. Everton v. Man. City 9 a.m. Tottenham v. Blackpool 11:30 a.m. Italian Soccer Time Roma v. AC Milan 1:30 p.m.


Cable 34, 234 149 149 Cable 149

College Softball Tennessee v. Florida CS-Full. v. L-Beach St. CS-Full. v. L-Beach St.


Cable 33, 233 35, 235 35, 235

Time 11 a.m. 2 p.m. 4:30 p.m.

Cable 144 36, 236 144 35, 235

Cable 150 4, 204 Cable 156, 289 156, 289 156, 289 156, 289




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Royals pound Baltimore, 9-1 SCOREBOARD ————

K.C. calls up top prospect Hosmer, demotes Ka’aihue BOX SCORE

By Doug Tucker Associated Press Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Finding themselves competing for the first time in years, the Kansas City Royals have decided to hurry their top prospect to the big leagues ahead of schedule. Minutes after beating Baltimore, 9-1, on Thursday behind Melky Cabrera’s four RBIs and Bruce Chen’s strong pitching, the Royals announced Eric Hosmer was being called up from Triple-A Omaha and would start tonight against Oak- Hosmer land. Struggling Kila Ka’aihue goes back to Omaha. The announcement is certain to boost attendance tonight. The 21-year-old Hosmer is Kansas City’s most heralded prospect since Alex Gordon was the overall No. 2 pick in 2005. He’s also one of many


Julius Randle (15.0 ppg, 9.8 rpg), helped Prestonwood to a runnerup finish in the state tourney this past season. “Zach works extremely hard. He’s one of the hardest workers we’ve got definitely,” Prestonwood coach Brad Freeman said. “He is really big, strong. He’s so big that right now the main thing is not getting too big. “I don’t know of many kids who have that problem,” Freeman added, referring to high schoolers already having bodies suitable for the college game. “You don’t want to be too heavy. It’ll slow you down. Some kids just have it naturally.” Peters has needed a durable body to fend off opposing teams who have double- and triple-teamed him. “He plays well (with his) back to the basket, but we pop him out some,” said Freeman, who will not be returning as coach for Peters’ senior sea-


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KANSAS CITY RELIEVER JEREMY JEFFRESS (41) IS CONGRATULATED by catcher Brayan Pena after the Royals blasted the Orioles, 9-1, on Thursday in Kansas City, Mo. young players that have made the Royals’ minor league system the envy of most major league organizations. “We wanted to wait and give him about 200 at-bats and let him get his feet on the ground,” manager Ned Yost said. “But we’re playing pretty good baseball and we need some production out of that first-base spot.”

son. “He can handle the ball out on the court as well. At 69 ... in high school you will play inside. Coach Self told him, ‘Play where your team needs you.’’’ Peters acknowledged that when three opposing players are on him, “it is tough getting position and stuff. I’m starting to learn how to do some different things. I had to step out a bit. I actually shot a lot of jump shots.” He’ll likely have to deal with just as much attention from foes his senior year. “They send two to three guys inside. It makes it tough,” Freeman said. “He will not see that on the college level. You do that and those other Div. I athletes will tear you up.” Peters, who orally committed to KU on April 21, 2010, will sign his letter of intent with KU in November. KU coach Bill Self cannot comment on prospective players until the school receives the signed letter of intent. Peters, who f irst started being recruited by schools when he was in seventh grade, had North Carolina, Kentucky and Texas on his original list.

At Omaha, Hosmer was batting .439 with three homers and 15 RBIs. He was K.C.’s first-round pick in 2008 and has overmatched the pitching at every minor league level. Yost agreed that one reason the Royals are bringing Hosmer up sooner than planned was because the Royals, 17-14 and second in the AL Central behind Cleveland, are con-

He said no schools have tried to recruit him since he orally committed to KU. “They (college coaches) come to see Julius,” he said of the 6-8, 235-pound Randle, the No. 3-ranked player in the Class of 2013, “but they know where I am going and have not tried to recruit me.” Randle, who already has been compared to Chris Webber, recently told that he has a list of KU, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Ohio State, Duke and Kentucky. “That’s all I can think of right now,” Randle told the website. “I have a lot of respect for every school. All of those schools are big-time programs. They’re all on the rise or at the top right now. It’s just a great honor to be offered by those schools, and having other schools recruiting me, it doesn’t really matter,” he added. ●

Peters’ new coach: Prestonwood’s new basketball coach is Chris Mayberry, who coached the past nine years at the First Academy in Orlando,

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Fla., the Dallas Morning News reports. Mayberry led First Academy to the state title game last season and made the state Final Four three times.

“He’s the kind of guy you want on the mound in a game like that, when you need strikeouts or you need an out,” Stoll said said. “I can’t say enough about Alex Laughlin. He’s an absolute battler.” Stoll said his team will take the ugly win after playing three home games in three days. “That was kind of one of those wins where you feel a little dirty walking out of here,” Stoll said. Thursday’s game was originally meant to be played at Leavenworth, but the school’s field wasn’t in game condition. Next up for the Lions is a City Showdown matchup at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at Free State. Three days later, the Lions play host to the Firebirds at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark. “We’re looking to win the big kahuna,” Vinoverski said. “We’re looking to win state.”

with a single, scored on an error to cut the lead to 6-4. To lead off the fifth, junior Samantha O’Brien blasted a 32 pitch over the left field fence to make it 6-5. “I felt it right off the bat,” O’Brien said with a smile. “It was great.” Later in the fifth, Whitney Rothwell reached and scored on an error after hits by Davis and A’Liyah Rogers. The Firebirds scored their first four runs off of SM North errors. FSHS will play at Shawnee Mission Northwest in a makeup doubleheader at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

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W—Alex Laughlin. L—Ben Naething. LHS highlights: Ross Johnson 2-3, 2 R, 3 SB; Corbin Francisco 1-2, RBI 2B, 2 BB; Troy Willoughby 1-4, RBI 3B. LHS record: 11-7. Next for LHS: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Free State.

FSHS soccer rolls J-W Staff Reports

O L A T H E — Six Firebirds scored in the Free State girls soccer team’s 7-2 rout of Olathe North on Thursday at ODAC. Kylee Loneker scored two goals. Abby Casady, Chelsea Casady, Allix Ice, Alexa Harmon-Thomas and Hillary Yoder each netted one. FSHS improved to 9-5.

Journal-World Sports Writer

Lawrence High senior pitcher Lauren Massey has thrown her share of quality outings in her career. So following her complete game, 10-strikeout effort in LHS’s 3-2 victory over Shawnee Mission North on Thursday evening at FSHS, she was a bit more excited about another aspect of her game — her first home run. “Finally,” Massey said. “I always miss it by a little bit off the fence. It felt good.” “She was great (in the circle),” LHS coach Reenie Stogsdill said. “And I think that home run she hit got her adrenaline going, too.” Th e n o - d o u b t b l a s t to left field put the Lions on t o p , 1- 0 , a l e a d w h i c h Massey easily protected, as she quickly mowed down the Indians in nearly every inning.

She fanned one in the first, one in the second, and two more in the third before striking out the side in the fifth and two more in the sixth. “A lot of it is mound presence,” Massey explained. “If you’re in control and you’re confident then you’ll pitch confidently.” Massey helped her own cause again in the fifth with a single that set up LHS’ second run, after Lauren Byrn — who was 3-for-3 — smashed an RBI triple to right field. Kristen Bell went 1-for-2 and was hit by a pitch for the Lions (9-8). Massey only relented three hits and gave up an unearned run in the seventh after an error and a single. “Everyone makes errors; I make errors,” Massey said. “It’s about moving past that and getting the next batter.” SM North Lawrence High

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Tampa Bay 5, Washington 3, Tampa Bay wins series 4-0 San Jose 4, Detroit 3, OT, San Jose leads series 3-0 Thursday Vancouver 4, Nashville 2, Vancouver leads series 3-1 Today San Jose at Detroit, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Boston, 7 p.m. Saturday Nashville at Vancouver, 7 p.m.


By Ben Ward

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Tuesday Miami 102, Boston 91, Miami leads series 2-0 Oklahoma City 111, Memphis 102, series tied 1-1 Wednesday Chicago 86, Atlanta 73, series tied 1-1 Dallas 93, L.A. Lakers 81, Dallas leads, 2-0 Today Chicago at Atlanta, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Saturday Oklahoma City at Memphis, 4 p.m. Miami at Boston, 7 p.m. Sunday L.A. Lakers at Dallas, 2:30 p.m. Chicago at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Monday, May 9 Miami at Boston, 6 p.m. Oklahoma City at Memphis, 8:30 p.m.

Wells Fargo Championship

Thursday At Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, N.C. Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,469; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round: Top 10 Bill Haas Jonathan Byrd David Toms Lucas Glover Pat Perez Stuart Appleby Carl Pettersson Rickie Fowler Vijay Singh Jim Herman Also: Gary Woodland

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Thursday At Real Golf Club El Prat Barcelona, Spain Purse: $2.96 million Yardage: 7,298; Par: 72 First Round: Top 10 Scott Jamieson, Scotland Romain Wattel, France Pablo Larrazabal, Spain Jeev Milkha Singh, India Steve Webster, England Gregory Bourdy, France Peter Lawrie, Ireland Thomas Aiken, South Africa Anthony Wall, England Andres Hansen, Denmark

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Thursday At Shoal Creek Birmingham, Ala. Purse: $2.2 million Yardage: 7,234; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round: Top 10 Tom Lehman Mark Calcavecchia Wayne Levi Nick Price Chien Soon Lu Jay Haas D.A. Weibring Loren Roberts Ted Schulz Michael Allen

GWU to turn to Lonergan?: George Washington University will name Vermont head MLS Wednesday’s Games Stadion Classic coach Mike Lonergan as its D.C. United 2, Seattle FC 1 Thursday Colorado 2, Houston 1 new basketball coach, ComAt University of Georgia Golf Course Today’s Game Athens, Ga. cast SportsNet’s Chick HerPhiladelphia at Portland, 9:30 p.m. Purse: $500,000 nandez reported Thursday Saturday’s Games Yardage: 7,271; Par: 71 (35-36) Chivas USA at Real Salt Lake, 3 p.m. First Round: Top 10 night. The Washington, D.C., Houston at Toronto FC, 6 p.m. Bubba Dickerson 32-33— 65 based website indicated LonColorado at New England, 6:30 p.m. Miguel Angel Carballo 31-35— 66 Seattle FC at Columbus, 6:30 p.m. ergan will be introduced as Marco Dawson 34-33— 67 FC Dallas at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. Mathias Gronberg 34-34— 68 GW’s coach Monday. GW Vancouver at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Travis Bertoni 33-35— 68 New York at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. fired Karl Hobbs last month John Mallinger 36-32— 68 Rich Barcelo 36-32— 68 after 10 seasons as coach. KU James Love 35-34— 69 assistant coach Joe Dooley Cameron Percy 36-33— 69 Alistair Presnell 33-36— 69 reportedly interviewed for BASEBALL the post at his alma mater this American League BOSTON RED SOX—Recalled RHP Scott week. A University of Ver- Atchison from Pawtucket (IL). Selected the conmont official told the Burling- tract of LHP Rich Hill from Pawtucket. Placed Masters ton Free Press that Lonergan RHP Bobby Jenks and RHP Dan Wheeler on the Madrilena Thursday 15-day DL, Jenks retroactive to May 2. hasn’t resigned from UVM or TEXAS RANGERS—Announced RHP Ramon At Caja Magica signed a contract with George Aguero cleared waivers and been assigned out- Madrid, Spain Purse: Men, $4.5 million, (WT1000); Women, $4.5 to Frisco (PCL). Washington, but the official right million (Premier) National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Activated RHP Surface: Clay-Outdoor suspects it could be done as Heilman from the 15-day DL. Optioned Singles soon as today. Another UVM Aaron Men RHP Barry Enright to Reno (PCL). source said Lonergan flew to CINCINNATI REDS—Activated RHP Homer Third Round Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Guillermo from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jordan Washington, D.C., on Thurs- Bailey Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-1, 6-2. Smith to Louisville (IL). day morning. ESPN’s Andy Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Xavier HOUSTON ASTROS—Placed RHP Brandon Belgium, 6-4, 6-3. Katz also reported that Loner- Lyon on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jose Valdez Malisse, Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Juan Martin del from Oklahoma City (PCL). gan is GW’s choice. MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Optioned RHP Sean Potro, Argentina, walkover.


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NBA Playoffs



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BURLINGTON INVITATIONAL Thursday at Burlington Veritas Results BOYS (Veritas placed 17th of 19 teams) 400 — 6. Elijah Harvey, 54.12 1,600 — 7. Cameron Pratte, 4:59.28. 3,200 — 7. Pratte, 11:03.3 GIRLS (Veritas placed 13th of 18) 100 — 6. Sarah Hightree, 14.12 200 — 5. Teri Huslig, 28.9 1,600 — Brittany Rask, 6:36.46 4X800 relay — 8. (Rask, Janell Tefft, Abi Bartlow, Huslig), 11:34.07. Javelin — 8. Madi Bennett, 94-11. Long jump — 5. Huslig, 14-5. Triple jump — 5. Huslig, 31-1.

tending. They need a boost at first base, where Ka’aihue was hitting .195 with two home runs and six RBIs. “That’s the general consensus, yeah. I don’t want to say we’re playing better than we anticipated because we came Playoffs into this thing anticipating NHL (x-if necessary) playing pretty well,” Yost said. CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS “The kid’s producing there. (WBeedstn-eosf-d7a)y He’s in a league of his own.” Boston 5, Philadelphia 1, Boston leads series 3-

LHS baseball

LAWRENCE HIGH’S LAUREN MASSEY LAUGHS with her teammates after hitting a home run Thursday at Free State.

High School

IONA—Named Eugene Marshall, Jr. athletics director, effective June 1. MARYLAND—Announced the retirement of men’s basketball coach Gary Williams. MONTANA—Announced freshman basketball G Vaughn Autry has been granted a release from his scholarship and will transfer. ST. JOSEPH’S, L.I.—Named Mike Petre women’s basketball coach. TOLEDO—Promoted men’s assistant basketball coach Angres Thorpe to men’s associate head coach. UC DAVIS—Named Jim Les men’s basketball coach.

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Green to Nashville (IL). Recalled RHP Mike McClendon from Nashville. NEW YORK METS—Activated OF Jason Bay from paternity leave. Optioned OF Lucas Duda to Buffalo (IL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA—Suspended L.A. Lakers F Ron Artest for one game without pay for swinging his arm and striking the face of the Dallas G J.J. Barea in a game on May 4. COLLEGE CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT—Named Adam Braithwaite football defensive coordinator. CONNECTICUT—Announced sophomore G-F Jamal Coombs-McDaniel will transfer. GEORGIA TECH—Named Billy Schmidt men’s assistant basketball coach and Amir AbdurRahim director of player development. HIGH POINT—Named Ahmad Dorsett men’s assistant basketball coach. ILLINOIS STATE—Named Lauren Hutchcraft assistant director for athletic communications, effective May 16.


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Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic, def. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 7-5, 6-3. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, def. Andy Murray (4), Britain, 6-4, 6-2. Robin Soderling (5), Sweden, def. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 7-6 (8), 7-5. Michael Llodra, France, def. Daniel GimenoTraver, Spain, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4). David Ferrer (6), Spain, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Women Third Round Julia Goerges, Germany, def. Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Victoria Azarenka (4), Belarus, def. Arantxa Parra Santonja, Spain, 6-0, 6-3. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Samantha Stosur (5), Australia, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Li Na (6), China, def. Roberta Vinci, Italy, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, def. Francesca Schiavone (3), Italy, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 6-3, 6-3.

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City games canceled Two city high school games were canceled on Thursday because of storms that moved through Lawrence. Free State High’s baseball game at Shawnee Mission North was postponed to 4:30 p.m. today, as part of a doubleheader. Seabury Academy’s girls soccer game against Manhattan was called off. No makeup date was announced.







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Qualifications: Minimum of 3 yrs experience req’d., detail - oriented, good problem solver and communicator, knowledge and use of Microsoft Office programs as well as integrated accounting systems, Great Plains preferred. High School graduate, college a plus. Chemical manufacturer located in Lawrence, KS. Please send cover letter and resume to: Drug Screening Employer EOE


Administrative Associate Senior The University of Kansas Libraries invites applications for a Human Resources Assistant. This University Support Staff employee provides specialized & diverse support in the area of human resources for the Libraries. Requirements: High School diploma or completion of GED equivalency; 3 years of experience in human resources, skilled clerical, and/or administrative support work; 1 year of experience with basic office computer systems. Complete information regarding responsibilities, qualifications and application procedures can be found at : position # 00007201 Applications accepted through May 15th EO/AA Employer


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DELIVERY DRIVER Want to work 4 days per week? Want to drive in state only? Have a good driving record? We have an immediate opening for a DELIVERY Driver with Class B CDL We offer excellent benefits such as health, dental and life insurance as well as 401(K) with company match! Plus various incentives programs. Apply at:

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FLEET MECHANIC MV Transportation is seeking a highly motivated individual with 2 yrs of automotive/diesel repair experience to join our award winning local team. Benefits after 90 days. Class B CDL required, training provided. Great opportunities for advancement with an innovative national company. Wage $14.20-$15.82 DOE Please apply in person at: 1260 Timberedge Rd. Lawrence, KS EOE Lazor Cutter Operator, can be full or part time, Shawnee, Kansas location. 913-422-0777 Looking for couple to help in dog kennel. In exchange for 2BR trailer w/CA&CH in country. Must be reliable, friendly, drug free, and love pets. Room for horses. 785-887-6920 The Mad Greek is now accepting applications for Servers. Must be 21 years or older & have 2 years restaurant experience. Apply with 907 Mass.

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MULTIMEDIA REPORTER The Lawrence JournalWorld ( is seeking a general assignment reporter. The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs and/or shoot video and post the news to the Web site. This is a full-time position that includes weekend and evening hours. The person will also be responsible to do web production work and video editing. This is your opportunity to be an integral part of the company that’s been featured by the New York Times as “the media company of the future.” Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree preferably in journalism; strong and demonstrated writing experience; the ability to complete online editing and populate online forms for publication on the Web. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and samples of your work to: hrapplications@ We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

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Management General Construction Help Wanted. Remodeling contractor seeks hardworking reliable person. Construction experience helpful but will train the right individual. Requires valid D.L. 785-393-0702


SINGLE COPY DRIVER Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for part-time Single Copy Driver. Responsible for distributing newspapers to machines and stores in Lawrence and surrounding communities. Candidates must be flexible and available to work between the hours of 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. daily. Ideal candidate must have a stable work history; able to work with minimal supervision; reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license and safe driving record; and ability to lift 50 lbs. We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: hrapplications@ EOE

Office-Clerical Part-time Secretary. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, & Publisher. Good phone skills; dependable; self-starter, caring. Send resume to West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Dr., Lawrence, KS 66049 or attach to an e-mail to:


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Luthier needed. School Leasing Associate for a busy Lawrence apt. training or experience necessary. Call Steve Mason complex. Part-time during summer, possibly full time Luthiers at 785-841-0277 for Fall. Must be organized, punctual, energetic, Mesler Roofing is currently & willing to work evenings seeking experienced roofand weekends. Reliable ers for concrete tile and metal roofing systems. transportation is required. And Experienced framers Apply in Person at: for siding and window in1501 George Williams Way stallation. Apply in person Lawrence, KS 66047 at 710 E. 22nd Street, Lawrence or call 785-749-0462 Part Time Bookkeeper position is available with Eudora area small business. The responsibilities for this position will include AP, AR, Payroll, Taxes & Inventory by using Quickbooks, Compensation will be based on prior knowledge & exp. If interested, please fax resume Apartments to 785-542-2147

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Baker University is seek1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms ing full time Public Safety HALF OFF AUG. RENT! Assistant for 8am - 4pm Clubhouse lounge, gym, Sat. and Sun. & 4pm - mid- garages avail., W/D, walk night Mon. & Tues. Addi- in closets, and 1 pet okay. tional information at 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence EOE 785-842-3280 Submit resume to: employment@ 2 - 3BRs — 2620 Ridge Ct., tri-level with washer & or mail to: dryer. 1 bath, all electric. Baker University $650. No pets. 785-841-5797 Human Resources Dept PO Box 65 Baldwin City, KS 66006

Trade Skills DIESEL MECHANICS Heavy equipment me7 locations in Lawrence chanic positions availa785-841-5444 ble from basic to expert level. Pay based on skill. Must provide own basic 1+BR, 310 W. 11th, 800 sq.ft. set of tools. nice apt. near downtown. Benefits include company parking, laundry, No dogs. paid health care, vacation $500 + utils. 785-766-6698 - holiday pay, and 401K. 1BR, downtown S. Park loApply at: cation, 1021 Rhode Island, Hamm Companies W/D, DW, low utils., off-st. 609 Perry Place, Perry KS. parking, quiet. For August. Equal Opportunity Employer $525/mo. 785-331-6064

Manufacturing Engineer Location: ICL Performance Products LP, Lawrence, KS Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities: • Support and participate in the development of business safety and health policies and programs to hold losses from personal injury or property damage to within Plant goals and to comply with all applicable State and Federal regulations. • Monitor day-to-day performance of the operation. Develop, track and act upon metrics that compare actual to required performance. • Improve manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvements and efficiency. • Assist Phosphate Business Manager and others in improving a system of production control, standard operation procedures, safety, quality control and training. • Work with and support the Phosphate Business Manager in developing operating and capital budgets and systems. • Maintain assets to ensure the business long-term viability. • Manage capital and human resources effectively and efficiently ensuring their development to achieve competitive advantage. • Ensure business resources are optimally employed. • Understand and follow all applicable Lawrence Quality Systems Procedures and assist in their improvement. Experience/Skills Required: • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required, with emphasis in Chemical preferred. • 3 – 5 years plant manufacturing support experience required. • Demonstrated analytical and decision making skills • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques including plant operations • Strong computer/spreadsheet applications skills • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills ICL Performance Products: ICL Performance Products LP is a global phosphate manufacturer. At our Lawrence, Kansas facility we produce the building blocks for consumer products used everyday from pet foods to bread, from colas to powered soft drinks, from vitamin supplements to baby foods, our products play an important role in your life. Interested candidates should send a resume to: Lawrence Workforce Center, 2540 Iowa Street, Suite R, Lawrence, KS 66046 no later than May 20, 2011. ICL is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

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1, 2, & 3BR townhomes 1st Class, Pet Friendly avail. in Cooperative. Units Houses & Apts. starting at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. 785-842-1069 FIRST MONTH FREE! 2BR, 2121 Tennessee, full Back patio, CA, hard wood basement, 1 bath, fenced. floors, full bsmt., stove, Pets OK. Available August. refrig., W/D hookup, gar$800/mo. 785-748-0690 bage disposal, Reserved parking. On site manage- 3BR near KU, 1 3/4 bath, CA, ment & maintenance. 24 hr. W/D, 1009 W 20th Terr. emergency maintenance. Avail. Aug. 1st, $1,050/mo. Membership & Equity Fee No pets. Call 913-238-4199 Required. 785-842-2545 3BR, 1 bath on bus route, (Equal Housing Opportunity) $750/mo., $200 deposit. Available now. Call 8161, 2, 3BRs NW - SW - SE 606-5806, or 816-210-9091 $375 to $900/mo. No pets. More info at 785-423-5828 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, lots of trees, 2BR - Great for KC Commut- 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW ers! Like new w/appealing area. $880/mo. 785-842-8428 open plan, shady private 3BR, 1.5 bath, 2 living areas, patio, W/D hookups, $585. CA, DW, 1 car garage. No Inside cat? 785-841-4201 pets. 2407 Yale. $950/mo. 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. Avail. August. 785-423-4427

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Easy access to 1,200 sq. ft., big back yard. tall, 15” W x 25” deep. $20. 1st. $1,100/mo. 785-842-3911 I-70. Includes paid cable. 4230 Timberline Ct. FSBO. 785-887-6890. Pets under 20 lbs. allowed 3&4BRs newer homes. Each: $124,500. Call 785-842-9961 Cedarwood Apts Call 785-842-2575 Flex-0-Bed twin size, very 2 or 3 bath, appls., laundry 2411 Cedarwood Ave. room, bsmt., fenced, 2 car, 3BR, 1.5 bath, well main- clean in excelllent condi$1,550/mo. 785-423-4228 tained, centrally located tion. $300 or best offer. Beautiful & Spacious house, patio, fenced back Call 913-724-2126 * Near campus, bus stop Four Wheel Drive 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, yard. 812 Crestline Dr., * Laundries on site 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, Lawrence. Avail. Aug. 1. by Furniture: Dark Pine PedesTownhomes * Near stores, restaurants W/D hookups. No pets. owner. $120,000/best offer tal Round Table also has 2 2859 Four Wheel Drive * Water & trash paid. $775/mo. Call 785-841-5797 leaves and 6 chairs. 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3BR — 2525 Yale, 2 story, 2 Duplexes bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. 1311 Wakarusa - office space available. 200 sq. ft. $800/mo. Call 785-841-5797 - 6,000 sq. ft. For details 3BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. call 785-842-7644 Newly remodeled. CA, DW, Microwave, W/D, & deck. 1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. $1,260/mo. 785-842-7644 parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ 3BR, study, appls. in lovely mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 home. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ downtown. $1,350/mo. Low 2BR, 1 bath, laundry rm., garage. SW Lawrence. utils., parking. 785-979-6830 Avail. now. $700/mo. Call 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st 785-843-5653, 785-979-9372 floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR bi-level, lg. BRs, 1 car, 2 1/2 bath, W/D hookup, DW, FP, No pets. 2406 Alabama 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 $850. August. 785-841-5454 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet 3BR, 2 1/2 bath, 2 car, W/D hookup, DW, FP, close to ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 Free State. No pets. $900/ mo. Aug. 1st. 785-841-5454 Ad Astra Apartments 1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details 3BR, 2.5 bath, W/D hookup, 1,400 sq. ft., 2 car, near bus at 785-841-4935 route, lawn care. $900/mo. avail. May 1st. 785-979-4386 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 3BR, wood floors, W/D, DW. Pet Friendly. Water paid. $930/mo. 1624 Tennessee St., Lawrence. 785-393-6443

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Looking for couple to help Acreage-Lots Household Misc. in dog kennel. In exchange for 2BR trailer w/CA&CH in BIG BEAUTIFUL ARIZONA Painted Metal Flowers to country. Must be reliable, LAND $99/mo. $0 friendly, drug free, and down, $0 interest, Golf go in a yard high ceramic Now Leasing for love pets. Room for Course, Nat’l Parks. 1 vase, valued at $250 for please call horses. 785-887-6920 June 1st & Aug. 1st hour from Tucson Int’l $50. Airport Guaranteed Fi- 785-749-1721 Adam Ave. Townhomes WILL FINANCE nancing, No Credit 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, Checks. Pre-recorded 1,700 sq. ft., some with 3BR, 14 x 80, 1 bath, fixer. $6,900. in Gaslight Village. msg. 1-800-631-8164 fenced in back yards. Call 785-727-9764 Code 4001. $1,100 - $1,150/mo. Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garMOBILE HOME age, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. LAND LIQUIDATION PARK Bainbridge Circle 20 Acres $0 Down, 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car • Move in specials $99/mo. ONLY $12,900 on Vacant Lots garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. Near Growing El Paso, • New or Used Homes $775 - $875/mo. Texas • Convenient Location (2nd safest U.S. City) Pets okay • Affordable Living Owner Financing, with paid pet deposit • Park-like atmosphere NO CREDIT CHECKS! • On-site storm shelter Money Back Guarantee • Sparkling swimming pool 785-841-4785 FREE Color Brochure • Beautiful clubhouse 800-755-8953 • Responsible on-site management


Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 Avail. July 1 - 2BR, 1 bath, kitchen appls., lg. laundry rm., 1 car. No pets - close to Broken Arrow Park. 1109 W. 29th St. Terrace. $460/mo., $460 deposit. $30 credit app fee, refunded upon approval. No utils. paid. 785-843-4119


Basketball Goal - Basketball goal, includes backboard, rim, net and post. Inground goal but currently out of ground. A great deal at $75. Call Stair Hand Railing. Metal 785-865-3712. stair hand railing was on concrete porch. White paint, good condition. TV-Video $10/offer. call 785-887-6571 32 inch GE T.V. approximately 6 years old. Asking Lawn, Garden & $35 please call 785-691-7554 Nursery Asparagus Fern: Larger fern in 10” clay pot. $7. 785-842-8776. Coreopsis. Perennial plant. Yellow flowers. Will bloom all summer. $3. 785-842-8776. Garden Cart. Mega Bloks. Building blocks (lego like), garden tools, flower pot and flowers. $5. 785-842-8776. Half a Whiskey Barrel: made from white oak and black metal hoops. use as a planter. $30. 785-841-5577 Just So Happens. Iris tubers for sale. $3.50/ea. or 3/$10. Hrs: Thurs./Fri. 9-3, Sat. 8-7, Sun 1-4. 20314 235th St. Tonganoxie, Dave & Meri O’Hare, 913-845-0914.


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1 Day Only Saturday May 7th 7am to 2pm. 3013 Carrington Lane. From Peterson and Kasold head East to Arrowhead and then head North. Watch for neon signs.

4 Cages: 5 ft. tall for tomatoes to climb. $15 for all. Baby Items include Infant 785-764-4289 & Toddler Car seats, jumper, bath, stroller, Antique coach light,. high chairs (wooden & brass with beveled glass Graco), exersaucer, botpanels, electrified, can tles, 0-2T girls clothing & be hung on a wall or flat shoes, toys, baby gates, surface, $150 OBO; Glider, childrens antique power chair ramps, new, wagon and bike. Sur$200. (785) 393-4923 round Sound Speakers, DVD player, Vanity, Decorative curtains and Bar B.Q. - charcoal. $20 shower curtains, Bakeused very little. Please ware, Home Decor incall 785-691-7554 cluding Pottery Barn white wall shelves, Used pool equipment from purses/handbags, KU a 16x32 inground. pumps, Gear including coats and solar cover reel, filter, jackets, clothing, CD’s, water bags, etc. Dell Computer Monitor, 913-796-6691 universal remote, Palm Treo and Blackberry cell phones, Books, Golf Music-Stereo Gear, Fish Tank and Acoustic Guitar: Conn F-9 Hamster cage with acGrand Concert acoustic cessories. guitar for sale. Great tone. 01 $90. 785-856-8899. Casio Keyboard. Very good condition with 100 preset tones and 100 preset auto-rhythms. $25. 785-887-6890. Organ: C3 with full pedals, /full keyboard. has a speaker cabinet, with bench. This organ is in good cond. and good for in your home or for a church Call 785-842-0319

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2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 for sale! 620-757-1252. Antique desk, overstuffed armchair, full-size mattress/box springs, headboard, 2-27” TVs, 2 Stereo systems, Eureka Vacuum, Lots of books (all kinds), vinyl records, Misc. Kitchen items, pots and pans, 50-qt igloo cooler, Barbies, dolls, men’s and women’s clothing, household items, picture frames/albums, and lots of misc! 02

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3019 Longhorn Dr. Friday & Saturday. 8AM Moving 2000 miles from suburban house to urban condo and leaving most of it behind.

Pianos: (3) 1 Wurlitzer, 1 Bookshelves, desks, misc. Lowery, 1 Gulbransen con- computer parts and softsole, w/benches each ware. Large tilting draft$425. Price includes deliv- ing table. Selling lots of homeowner stuff: garery & tuning. 785-832-9906 dening tools, misc. tools, scrap building materials (wood, tiles, drainage Office Equipment tile, plumbing, etc.). Also File cabinet: 4 drawer with lots of the usual houselock, good cond. $10. hold stuff. I want to get rid of it, so come to buy. 785-843-2092

Collectibles, (tea pots, vases, figurines, music boxes, glass shoes) old quilts, bedding, kitchen small appliances, pots and pans, luggage, records, patio umbrellas, lamps, jewelry, kneehole desk, rocker, drop leaf table, men’s clothing Med to XL, microwave and stand, walkers, file cabinet two drawers, sewing items, old radios, buttons, watches, much misc.

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2BR - 940 Tennessee, 2nd Income restrictions apply EOH floor, CA, laundry, DW. No Sm. Dog Welcome pets. $710/mo. 785-841-5797 Studios & 1BRs - Half Block to KU. Some utilities paid. 2BR, in quiet neighborhood Laundry, off-street parkavailable Aug. 1,000 sq. ft. ing. Call 785-842-7644 water paid, locked storage, off-st. parking & pool. VILLA 26 APTS. $585/mo. 532-38 Lawrence Fall Leasing for Ave. Call 785-766-2722 1 & 2 Bedrooms plus 3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 2 & 3BR townhomes bath, DW, microwave, W/D & 3BR Avail. Now. hookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. Move-in Specials! $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797 Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227

19th & Iowa, Lawrence

Call 785-842-1524 www.mallardproperties

Rug Shampooer/Floor Polisher. Regina electric rug shampooer that can also scrub, wax, and polish floors. Works fine. $25. 785-887-6890

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Sports-Fitness Equipment

108 Woodmoor Court Leavenworth, KS

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


BRANSON, MO Thousand Hills Resort. The longer you stay the more you Roommates save! Inquire about 10% to 35% discounts on nightly 3BRs avail. now for females rentals! 888-658-2051 in 4BR townhome. No pets/ smoking. $350/BR per mo. Share utils. 785-727-0025 SELL/RENT YOUR

Baldwin City

Call 785-842-1524



3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 2BR, 1 bath, $750/mo.

$300 Free /Half Off Deposit Gage Management 785-842-7644

3BR duplex avail. now. Nice! 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, large (unfenced) yard. $650/mo. Call 785-594-4864

Eudora Studios - 3 BRs Only $300 Deposit & FREE Rent

W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!

Greenway Apartments


Available June • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 or after 3PM 785-766-2722


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

1516 Greenway, Eudora 785-542-2237

Tonganoxie Spacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs W/D hookups, Pets OK


913-417-7200, 785-841-4935

Office Space Office Space Available 785-841-4785

Private - west (Bob Billings) location. 360 sq. ft., $295/utils pd. 785-841-9933

Apartments & Townhomes

Available Now

2, 3 & 4BRs, up to 1,500 sq.ft. from $540 - $920/month


Mon.- Fri., 11AM - 5PM

For SPECIAL OFFERS Call 785-841-8400

TIMESHARE FOR CASH!!! Our Guaranteed Services will Sell/ Rent Your Unused Timeshare for CASH! Over $95 Million Dollars offered in 2010! (800)640-6886

Real Estate Wanted

Wanted in Lawrence area: an FSBO - 2,800+ sq.ft., 4BR, 3 bath, bsmt., appls. Seller carry mortgage 785-259-1507

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, Newer ranch in Shadow Ridge area. All appls., lg. kitchen, nice lot. Avail. June 1. No pets. $995/mo. 785-766-9823

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Vacation Property

Your ad will run Wednesday through Saturday in the Lawrence Journal-World and in one issue of the Community papers!

Antiques Final Closeout Sale on Retail Store. 1113 Mass. Lawrence. MOST BOOKS $5-$7 (many $3 books, some even less). Sale now thru May 15th. Several old bikes as well. Vagabond Bookman Our warehouse (by appt only) will remain open. Call anytime 800-318-2665, 785-842-2665 or 785-393-2665 Still buying and selling.

Bicycles-Mopeds Retail & Commercial Space

Beautiful 1966 Vespa VBC 150 Scooter, Green, Great Condition, New Engine! For • Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., more information, please private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. contact me: • Climate controlled garage (501) 258-9728 — 503 sq. ft., shared bath 785-842-5227 for more info

2859 Four Wheel Drive

Lecompton 2,000 sq.ft. store with Apt. drive-up parking for 4-6 cars on Lecompton’s Main St., historic row of brick bldgs. 338 Elmore St. $600/mo. Call 732-208-2679

Bicycle for sale. MTX 225 mountain bike three shifting gears seven Grir shift child size 10-12years blue. Bought at cycle works excellent cond. $75. call 785-865-0191

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Adult Care Provided Caregiver For Your Loved One. 24/7 or live in. 20yrs. exp. Prof. ref. Call Yvonne 785-393-3066

Air Conditioning

Automotive Services Need a battery, tires, brakes, or alignment?

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics


Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

Employment Services

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

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

Automotive Sales Automotive Sales

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

Business Consulting

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

Over 600 Quality Pre-owned Vehicles 100% Customer Service is our focus! (785) 856-8889

Dave Blair

at Jack Ellena Honda Experience Honda Reliability & Fuel Efficiency with professional customer Service Our Pre-Owned inventory is mostly local trades that have passed Stringent Mechanical Inspections. Cell (785) 979-2827 Dealership (785) 843-0550 Ask me about the College Grad program.....

Automotive Services

Custom Decorative Patterns

Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109


Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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


http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

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

Hite Collision Repair

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

K’s Tire

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

Events/ Entertainment

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

Steve’s Place

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976


No Job Too Big or Small


Gardens Tilled, Basements Garages, attics, Auction & Estate Cleanup. Light Hauling. 913-526-3587, 913-938-2636

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!


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

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

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

Carpets & Rugs


Decks & Fences

DECK BUILDER Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured

Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, and all types of repairs.

Call 913-209-4055

for Free estimates or go to

Big Selection of

IN STOCK Carpets! Wood Laminate!

A BUCK A FOOT” Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838 Buy with confidence! BBB Accredited A+

Catering Oakley Creek Catering

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

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

Stacked Deck

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

Child Care Provided

Dave’s Construction Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

Serving KC over 40 years 913-962-0798 Fast Service


House Cleaner

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available Call 785-393-1647

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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

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

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

Employment Services

Kitchen/Bath Remodel Carpet ,Tile, Wood, Stone Showroom 4910 Wakarusa Ct, Ste B (785) 843-8600 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/wildgreen


Sewing Service & Repair

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

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

Siding Services

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

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

Music Lessons


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


Heating & Cooling

FREE Estimates Licensed & Insured (785) 312-0581

Tree/Stump Removal

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

Quality work at a fair price!

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

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

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

Landscape Cleanup Spring cleanup and mulch Weekly weeding available CheapScapes 785-979-4727

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation www.lawrencemarketplace. com/lml Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs. Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

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

Home Improvements

Kate, 785-423-4464

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

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

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

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

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

A+ Lawn Mowing

Affordable + Reliable Quality mowing & trimming 785-979-4727

Baldwin Trees & Lawns Since 1996 785-691-8835

Earthtones Landscape & Lawn

Mowing, Bed Cleanup, Monthly Maintenance, Mulch,Retaining walls, & Sod. 10% off 1st Mo. For details 785-856-5566

Home Repair Services Golden Rule Lawncare Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Plumbing, Windows, Doors Complete lawncare Service Wood Rot Repair, & more. Eugene Yoder 35 yrs. exp. Free est. Call for Free Est. Insured. 785-224-9436 913-636-1881/913-583-1624

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Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. Lic. & Ins.


Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.


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

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

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

785-865-0600 primecoat

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

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

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

Complete Roofing

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Shamrock Tree Service

We Specialize in Fine Pruning If you value your tree for its natural shape and would like to retain its health and beauty in the long term, call on us!


Window Installation/Service Energy World, Inc.

Interior/Exterior Painting

Call Signal Ridge Mowing For details 785-248-9572

Recycle Your Furniture


Repairs and Services Free Estimates Fully Insured inside-out-paint

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

Lawn, Garden & Nursery


http://lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter

Painting Service

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement


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

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

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

Chris Tree Service 20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. A. B. Painting & Repair Buyers of aluminum cans, 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659 Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, all type metals & junk vehiSiding, Wood rot, & Decks cles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, Fredy’s Tree Service 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est. 501 Maple, Lawrence. cutdown• trimmed• topped Al 785-331-6994 785-841-4855 Licensed & Insured. 14 yrs experience. lonnies 913-441-8641 913-244-7718 Inside - Out


Flower Beds, Mulching, Mowing, Weedeating, Pruning & Retaining walls. Noe Singleterry 913-585-1450

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

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

Recycling Services JAYHAWK GUTTERING

Insured 20 yrs. experience

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

KW Service 785-691-5949


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

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

Martin Floor Covering

Garage Doors

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


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

Sewing and Vacuum Center

. Haul Free: Salvageable items. Minimum charge: MAGILL PLUMBING other moving/hauling jobs. • Water Line Services Also Maintenance/Cleaning • Septic Tanks / Laterals for home/business, 913-721-3917 Free Estimates inside/out plumbing / Licensed Insured. electrical & more. 785-841-6254

$5 Off Mowing Bill Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN

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




Time For Change

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

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

785-764-9582 mclaughlinroofing


Business & Residential Cleaning Home Staging Experienced, References Call TODAY (785) 979-1135



Insurance Work Welcome

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

Christensen Floor Care LLC. Wood, Tile, Carpet, Concrete, 30 yrs. exp. 785-842-8315 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/christensenfloorcare

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Creative Minds

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

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




Summer Enrollment - ages 18 mo. to 7 yrs. Spanish & Sign Language avail. SRS approved. 785-218-7173

Free Estimates

I COME TO YOU! Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

Flooring Installation


Family Owned & Operated


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

Call 785-841-0809

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

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

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

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.



“Call for a Free Home Demo”

Your Local Lawrence Bank

Carpet Cleaning

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

Since 1982

Mowing CleanUp Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

Roofing Garrison Roofing

Dependable Service

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

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

(785) 550-1565

All Your Banking Needs

Big/Small Jobs

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

Bus. 913-269-0284


Pet Services

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Guttering Services


For All Your Battery Needs

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

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

Having difficulty selling your HOME? Call Peggy at 785-312-9648. 20 yrs. exp. working w/Realtors and Builders to make your house have curb appeal. Call for appt. Spring is the time to sell!


Bryant Collision Repair Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM We specialize in Auto Body Repair, Paintless Dent Repair, Glass Repair, & Auto Accessories. 785-843-5803 bryant-collision-repair

Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket

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.

Tile & Vinyl!

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

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


Your locally owned and operated carpet and upholstery cleaning company since 1993! • 24 Hour Emergency Water Damage Services Available By Appointment Only For a Great Deal on a Great Car Come See

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

If You Have Small Home/Carpentry Repairs We provide door-to-door or Projects. Call Everett at transportation as well as 785-218-8633 many additional services to residents of Douglas JASON TANKING County living with disaCONSTRUCTION bilities. New Construction Framing,

Eagles Lodge

Construction Matt Hecker - the man to see at Briggs Auto! FREE AUTO APPRAISAL Retail & Commercial Subaru Nissan Ram Jeep Chrysler Dodge New Nissan NV Commercial Van

Home Improvements

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

Westside 66 & Car Wash

General Services Accessible and General Public Transportation

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

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

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



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

in Business since 1983! Super Low Prices on thermal windows, premium vinyl siding, 5-6”seamless gutters, roofs & carports patio covers & glass rooms 816-753-2888, 816-931-6577


target NE Kansas

via 9 community newspaper sites.


FREE ADS for merchandise

We’re There for You!

under $100



Lawrence 02

Fri & Sat 8am - 1pm


1437 Legends Circle, near 15th & Wakarusa

Variety of items: Jayhawk chair, stain glass light shade, leather bean bag, car TV/DVD player, cable boxes, kids toys, household items, sports items etc. Serving Coffee.

(Directions: South side of Bob Billings Pkwy. Vintage Ct. El Dorado Dr., and Crossgate )

Saturday, May 7 9AM. - 3PM. 1210 Lakeview Ct. (1/4 mile west of 13th & Monterey) Look for LOW MAINTENANCE LANDSCAPE yard sign.

We sell “hard to find” plants you won’t find at the garden centers. Large selection of native plants, low water plants, rare plants, unusual perennials, shrubs and trees. Some specific plants include; clump forming bamboo, spreading evergreen bamboo, hardy banana tree, pawpaw tree, southern magnolia trees, cold hardy palms, grasses and cactus. Most of our plants are organically grown and no pesticides are used. Pricing information: MANY SALE ITEMS! Most 1gal perennials $5-12, Most 1gal shrubs $10-15, Most 3gal shrubs $15-25, Most 5gal trees $10-60, Most 10 gal trees $50-100. Cash or Checks accepted, no credit cards, Please try to have exact change. We offer creative landscape design and quality installation services. You are invited to tour our display gardens during plant sale hours to see an example of our quality work. If you sign up for our design services at the sale, we will give you $50 Design Dollars; apply to the cost of hiring us to design your landscape ($400 min). Please note that we are open only on these dates and times. This is a private residence and the sale falls under “garage sale” rules set forth by the city of Lawrence. 04

2 Families, 4 kids, 2 moves and 2 remodels...we have LOTS to sell!!!!

1001 Stonecreek Drive, Saturday May 7, 7:30am-12pm, rain or shine....something for everyone and it all MUST go! Clothing for girls and boys, furniture including a cherry wood changing table and crib, pottery barn sheets and bumper, IKEA dresser, dictionary stand, picture frames, lots of books, Thomas the train and other toys for boys and girls, collectible glass bottles, kitchen wares, housewares, car seats, double jogging stroller, gardening supplies. Early callers, bring donuts and coffee!!

Plant & Bake Sale Sat., May 7, 2011 8AM-12:30PM 925 Vermont St.

Plymouth Congregational Church Annuals/Perennials House Plants Ground Covers Farm Dirt Children’s Corner Home Baked Goods


2212 Marvonne Rd. (North of the Clinton Parkway Buffalo) Furniture: Recliners, Rowe sofa hide-a-bed (queen size), day bed, baby bed and high chair, coffee and end tables, TV cabinet, lamps, Lowrie Teeny Genie, Tools: Delta Compound Miter Saw, Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, Circular saws, jig saws, other misc. Clothes: Men’s L and XL shirts, coats, jeans, coveralls, Ladies clothes and sewing fabric. Sports equipment: Two runner snow sled, Golf - clubs, balls, bags, pull cart; weight machine, treadmill, cardio glider, bats, balls, gloves, tennis rackets, bowling balls, misc. Toys and games: Hot wheels, race track set, train set, RC truck, Construx set, Puzzles and board games, misc. Record player, receiver, and speakers. Double wall heater vent pipe. 12/2 WG copper wire. Door knobs and dead bolt locks. Patio umbrella and chair. Other miscellaneous item too numerous to list. 07

Something for everyone

Saturday May 7th 7:00 A.M. 3434 Lazybrook Lane Lawrence, KS. 66047. One block west of Kasold and 25th Street. High school gap & gown for graduation, 1979 turn table, vinyl records, and record box. Audiobahn brand subwoofer & amp (like new). Fabric steamer, cell phones, rugs, puzzles, computer desk. Too many household items to list. Set of Hallmark Cards Collectible Puffkins and other collectibles 08


Antique Furniture

HUGE, MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE!!! 2921 Yellowstone Drive Friday 7:30-4 Saturday 7:30-4

1986 Buick LeSabre with only 71,585 miles!, furniture, occasional tables, household items, antiques and collectibles, toys, bikes, dolls, rollerblades, yarn, books, arts and crafts, shelves, oak console TV, computer equipment, full-size antique brass bed with rails, iron twin bedframe with rails, foosball table, firepit, mirrors, framed pictures, household decor, Pro-form stairstepper... and LOTS more!





16 N 1250 Rd


Trinity Lutheran Church


Saturday, May 7. 9AM-3PM. The Malls 23rd & Louisiana


BOOK SALE (includes CDs, DVDs, LPs, AV items)

Saturday, May 7 8:00 a.m.-3:00p.m.

Sat. 8AM-?2916 2900 Kensington Road.

Thurs. Noon - 6PM Fri. 10AM - 6PM Sat. 8AM - 6PM

Fri. & Sat. May 6-7 8AM-? 1808 Mississippi St. Double garage in alley Rain or shine oak cabinet and buffet, metal medicine cabinet, metal desk, tables, chairs, metal twin bed frame, patio set, motorcycle helmet, gas grill, tools, garden items, Aero garden, pots, vintage fan, bedding, sewing items, craft items, spray paint, quilt squares, picture frames, printer, coffee pot, vintage aprons, Yamaha receiver, turntable, speakers, Fiestaware, dishes, vintage purses, curtains, AC unit, clothing steamer, Christmas items, jewelry, small kitchen appliances, steamer/cooker, microwave, books, photo albums, 2 screen doors, end tables, wooden blinds, bamboo blinds, women’s clothing, shoes, and rugs. Just NO junk and lots of miscellanous!!! 10

Moving sale: Friday, May 6, 7:00-1:00. 1648 Crescent Rd.

Moving/Garage Sale - One Day Only! Moving out of town everything must go! 1720 Illinois. Saturday May 7, 9-3.

Clothing, shoes, bags, misc. lawn equipment, patio furniture, couch, small tables, lamps, wall art, misc. kitchen goods, large armoire/entertainment center, rugs, drafting desk, futon, etc, etc.... 14

GARAGE SALE Saturday 8-4 1622 Powers DVDs, VHS tapes, clothes, toys, stereos, tools, motorcycle helmets, karoake machine

Something for everyone! Come and see!

Rain date Next Sat. 14th. 12

Thurs. Fri. & Sat.

Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall

Thurs. & Fri. 8-5. Sat. 8-12.

*Enter Southeast door to church Questions? Call the church office at 785-843-4150 11

415 Elm. Pots and Pans, Barbie car, mini stepper, rugs, dog house, lamp, tables, quilt frames, lawn chairs, lots of ladies and boy’s clothes, little tykes vanity & chair, small TV, lots of misc. 16

Multi-Family Sale

Fri. & Sat. 8:30AM - ? 533 Louisiana Street Lawrence, Ks Oceanatic aquarium biocube with sand, aquarium stand, lamp, double stroller, umbrella strolelr, lots of kitchen misc., CDs, girls clothing (size 12mo-4) toys - including construction toys, pool, kid’s books, novels, VHS tapes, boy’s clothing (sizes 3-10) women’s & men’s clothing, riding toys, Tonka trucks, & lots of miscellaneous


North Lawrence Neighborhood Garage Sale Sat. May 7th 8AM-til who knows when. Come tour North Lawrence and find treasures you just can’t live without.

Call Amy McCurdy, coordinator to be put on the garage sale list. 785-842-3298 or 785-842-7232


Huge Sale

Stock up on Summer reading.

1245 New Hampshire (one block east of Massachusetts, south of South Park)

Coffee & end tables, sofas, chairs, breakfront, Stanley desk w/chair, solid wood br. set, ping pong table, very large decorative pots, small fridge, washer/dryer and more. 10

Furniture, Antiques, Glassware, Collectibles, Clarinet, Trumpet, Home Interior figurines, Shelves, Pictures, Mirrors, Candlestick Collection, Clothing, Office desks & Chairs, tools, books, Toys, TV & stand, much more!

Great Deals on Delicious baked goods!

10 Huge Moving Sale


Inexpensive Garage Sale

Sale Benefits Women of the ELCA Mission Projects

Lawrence African Violet Club Mother’s Day Sale

ESTATE SALE - ESTATE SALE Friday, May 6, noon-7pm; Sat., May 7, 8am-2pm

503 Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (one block east of corner of Utah Louisiana) (Sale items inside house and garage) more information 785-842-2042

the and the For call

John Deere riding lawn mower, antique Stanley planes, scroll saw & many other hand tools, 2 china hutches, Fostoria, other glassware & various collectibles, Bing & Grondahl Christmas plates, dishes & kitchen items, antique Seth Thomas clocks, vintage movie camera with reel to reel projector & accessories, vintage Polaroid camera, antique quilt, bedroom dresser with 2 mirrors and night stand, mirrored vanity, lamps, 2 oak bar stools, books, pictures & frames, many, many other items.



(13th & New Hampshire)

Friday 9AM-12(Noon) 2808 Lawrence Ave. 2 oak chests, 1 oak bookshelf, 1 small chest/2 drawers (dark wood), 1 oak china cabinet glass in 3 sides, 1 maple (Boston) rocker with medium blue cushions, 1 maple child’s school desk

Lawrence 10


Friday May 6 and Sat May 7 8AM - 3PM



One Family Moving Sale



Pkwy to Crossgate, north on Crossgate, first left, turn right.



List the items in your sale and attract interested buyers. To better serve advertisers and readers, all Lawrence Garage Sales will begin with a map code illustrating the location of each sale. Ad placement within the category is not guaranteed. For information on placing your garage sale ad, call (785) 832-2222


Glassware, collectibles, small appliances, kitchen gadgets, wood kitchen cart, furniture, lamps, washer, dryer, seasonal & craft miscellaneous, lawn/garden items, women’s Xcountry skis, poles, boots. Something for everyone!

19th St

E 23rd St



Woodfield Condo Association

4005 Parkway Circle - Parkway 4000 Clinton


15th St / N 1400 Rd

W Clinton Pkwy

Saturday, May 7 8AM-5PM.

SALE - SAT. 5/7/11 7AM - NOON




Haskell Ave

Sat. May 7 8:00 A.M to 12:00 PM 1324 Jonathan Dr.


Garage Sale

Antiques and Misc.

Garage Sale

Bob Billings


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Massachusetts St





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Louisiana St

Avenger mobility scooter, Rock collection, metal locker, Clothing: girl’s (3T - 5T), boy’s (med. & lg.), women’s (sm. & med.), all in great cond. & name brand. Nursing scrubs (sizes sm. & med.). Lots of toys including Barbies, dolls, & buckets of legos. Barbie Princess Dream Castle, Pokemon Cards, wooden puzzles, girls’ bikes, DVDs, couch, kitchen table w/6 chairs, fabric & knitting supplies, rocking chair with ottoman, Little Tykes outdoor toys, handheld PSP, X-box, X-box games, Wii games, Playstation 2 games, tons of Yugioh cards, wooden loft bed w/built in dresser shelves - desk, bassinet that vibrates & plays music, Christmas decor, and so much more.

Starts 8 am Saturday, May 7. 1437 Legends Circle. Turn right onto Legends Drive from Bob Billings Parkway (west of Wakarusa), then left onto Legends Circle at the roundabout.



W 6th St




Iowa St

(off of 9th St.) Having another sale - last week’s sale was only 1/2 of our items. This sale will have many new deals for you.



Kasold Dr

Sat., May 7 8AM-3PM 909 Pamela Lane


Wakarusa Dr

Fri., May 6 2:30 - 6PM

Peterson Rd

Everything for the home. Beds mattress and box springs with frames (Queen-150 and Twin-75), oak bedroom furniture, computer desk and chair, chest freezer-50, almost new washer & dryer-750, hideabed queen couch-100 and lazy boy electric chair lift/recliner-500 perfect for elderly person to help stand, two walkers, pots & pans, dishes, collectibles and lighted curio cabinet-150, and plus size women’s clothes, cable ready TVs with remotes, linens, and odds and ends.



Folks Rd

Garage Sale

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Estate Sale Saturday, 5/7 8 am

Items: Books, Art, Crafts, furniture (bedroom set, coffee table, end tables, china hutch & buffet), Weight Bench & weights, misc Kitchen, women’s size 5-7 clothing (velvet evening coat), Figurines, collectibles (baseball cards, christmas items, princess Diana, Avon Steins & cologne bottles), and more. 02


Where: 3332 W 8th Street Lawrence just SE of 6th & Kasold



Garage Sale Saturday, May 7 7:00am - 12ish 2716 Ann Ct, Lawrence, Ks.

Mini fridge, paper shredder, king size bed frames, childrens books, picture frames, crystal bowls, girls clothes 8-10, boys clothes 12-14, womens clothes 9-10, mens clothes XXLT, athletic equipment, much more. 09

Garage Sale 8am-4pm Friday, May 6 8am-11:00am Saturday, May 7 2204 Alabama St, Lawrence

Dresser, coffee and end tables, lamp, TVs, Lots of miscellaneous household items, flower pots, baskets, toys, Men and Women’s clothing 12 North Lawrence Garage Sale this Weekend. 786 Ash St. Sat 8:00 to 4:00. Antiques, old Bouncing Wonder Horse, little girls pink motorized moped (6 volt) New in Box, lots of Nick Nak stuff Apples and Roosters, All kinds of little boy stuff, Newborn to 3T, Something for everyone come and see.

Place your ad



target NE Kansas

via 9 community newspaper sites.


FREE ADS for merchandise

under $100

No Early Callers, Thank You Books, movies, bedding, nap mats, toys, car seats, bikes, water skis, life jackets, computer table, women’s clothing (mainly mediums), maternity clothing, Little Tyke’s toy box, and much, much more!

Lawrence-Rural MARK YOUR CALENDAR Sat., May 7th, 8AM 1763 E. 1318 Road Lawrence

Moved out of Town and Liquidating My Lawn & Landscape Commercial Equipment ExMark 48” Walk Behinds, 26” Metro mowers, Shindawa back pack blowers, ECHO hand held blowers, Shindawa & J.D. gas trimmers, Billy Goat Powerrake 22” w/seed box & verticut, J.D. & ECHO gas hedge clippers, J.D. 21” Mowers, 26” sod roller, Schaben FSTS-25 12 volt fertilizer spray tank, water hose cart with hose, JD. tractor vinyl cab, 72” tiller, toothed bucket, Frontier & TORO snow blowers, weathergard tool boxes, trimmer tarps & baskets, Rigid 10” wet tile/stone saw, LED lazer light w/stand. Industrial sales shovels, yard tools, pruners, tampers. TruTemper wheelbarrows, Shindawa & Homelite chain saws, extension - step ladders, industrial water coolers, 50# bags of seed, gallons of hydraulic & gear oil, tarps, reels of irrigation wire, five (5) 17” Dodge 3/4 ton rims, 18’ Eagle flat bed trailer, & more

Motherload of All Sales! Lifetime downsizing also Multi family. Friday, Saturday from 8AM-5PM & Sunday morning 8AM-11AM NO EARLY BIRDS!

1152 E. 1500 Rd.

(Haskell turns into 1500 Rd) 3 miles from Home Depot. Huge assortment of all types of tools (hand & yard & more), all size clothes, cookware, dishes, TONS of high end toys and baby items. dog kennels, furniture, includes: wrought iron patio furniture, Windsor chairs, amoire, queen bed, baby bed, wheel barrow, solid oak desk, chain saw, blower, weedeater, self propelled lawn mower, New canning jars, Vacuum cleaners, carpet, baby swing, flower pots, Weber grill with new parts, propane tanks, ice chest, dolls, some jewelry, ladders, tomato baskets, and so much more. This is a MUST GO TO SALE That you DO NOT want to MIss!


Garage Sale 2957 N. 154th Terrace, Basehor Fri & Sat. 7-5 Cash only Lots of primitives and antiques, yard art, round antique table, collectibles, child’s antique rocker, wicker doll cradle, Roy Rogers collection, glass picnic table, lots of Christmas and decorator items, linens, antique oil lamps, and floor lamp, antique pictures and frames, motorcycle fairings, and much misc. More items added on Sat.




Multi-Family Garage Sale

This Fri May 6th 8-3, Sat May 7th 8-1

20840 Brandt Rd. Tongie

15619 Iron Creek Dr.


Fri., May 6 Sat., May 7 8AM-4PM Both days

(Take Cty Rd. 9 North 4.5 miles)

Premier Jewelry, Maple Corner Curio Lighted Cabinet, X-cellent cond. Gold Shag Rug, Nice Home Decor. Dodge Ram. Power Wheels, Good Cond. (Has New Battery).

Live plant starts, many baby items, lots of books, CD’s, refrigerator, crochet set, lawn items, 2 small TVs, lot of small appliances and much misc.

2 Thomas the Train Play Tents, Shoes, Purses, women’s western jeans, Lots of boys clothes size 3T- 12. Girls clothes size 6-7 Women’s clothes size 4-22. X-cellent cond.

More new stuff coming all the time!!!

Pool Table. Must See. Picket Fencing Panels

All Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.



Highway 92 at Perry Lake

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

McLouth Garage Sale Saturday, 7AM. 5216 Dabinawa Dr, McLouth KS Railroad Jack, Floor jack, tools, and misc. Shop supplies. Air conditioner, ceiling fan and lots more.

2008 Cadillac CTS, All Wheel Drive, Sunroof, Ride in Luxury, Remaining Warranty, $23,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Saturday, May 7 (some on Thursday & Friday) OVER 70 SEPARATE SALES

2005 Buick Lacrosse, Sedan, Bench Seat, Onstar, Wood Trim, Xtra Clean, $11,481

Pets Chihuahua/Pomeranian Mix

Sale Lists & Maps at town entrances and Casey’s General Store

Adorable puppies. Long & short hair, assorted colors. $350. 785-856-6526 2009 Cadillac CTS AWD, Premium Paint, Onstar, Dual Climate Control, Heated Leather, $26,981



Craft Show Saturday, May 7 9 am-3 pm Celebration Hall 1737 S Elm St, Ottawa

(Located on the Franklin County Fair Grounds) Breakfast and Lunch will be served by the Appanoose Trail Blazers 4-H Club Participating Vendors: Amway, Amy’s Adorable Petwear, Close To My Heart, Cookie Lee Jewelry, Creative Memories, Eyeful Designs Jewelry, Handmade Goodies, Homemade Gourmet, Longaberger, Mary Kay, Miche Bags, Pampered Chef, Premier Jewelry Pure Romance, Scentsy, Silpada, Suspended Spheres, Tastefully Simple, Thirty One, Tupperware, Willow House

2003 Montana 5th Wheel: 36ft., 3 slides, new tires, polar pkg, queen bed, New TV. Very good cond. Hitch included. $25,000. 913-441-1212, 913-422-7506

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

RV's 1993 Catalina Coachman RV

On Ford Chassis 48k Nice Coach Sleeps 6, Dual AC, 7500 Watt Generator. Don’t Miss This For $13,988 Call 888-239-5723 Today. Fifth Wheel RV: 2002 Jayco Eagle. Take your home with you - winter or summer. 29.5 feet with 2 Slide outs $16,000 Will sell as package with 2001 Chevy Silverado 8.1 liter gasoline engine, extended cab, long bed, 4 wheel drive. Many extras, including hitch. Call 785 594-2781 Owner is motivated and summer awaits.

2006 Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Automatic, Heated Leather, Tinted Windows, Chrome Grill, $13,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Several Door Prize Drawings!


MOVING SALE Friday & Saturday May 6 & 7

Antiques-Classic 2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Chevrolet 1960 Belair, 2DR. Wagon, Ultraview Sunno run. $2,000. roof, Remaining Factory 785-856-1912 Warranty, Company Vehicle, $32,981 stock # 11287


8am-1pm both days

930 Smiley Road Tonganoxie, KS

Chairs, Microwave and lots of miscellaneous from 20 years of accumulation. Don’t Miss It!

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

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1997 Cadillac Seville STS

4 Door Teal Metalic w/Tan Leather. Lots of Car For Only $2,988 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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2005 Cadillac Deville, Carriage Top, Chrome Wheels, Nice Car, $10,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

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

1999 Cadillac Eldorado, 2 Door, One-Owner, Local New Car Trade, NICE $14,981. Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2007 Chevy Cobalt LT, 2 Door Coupe, Spoiler, Performance Exhaust, 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, $8,995


Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

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

2010 Chevy Impala LT, Remaining Factory Warranty, Topeka’s Best Price, ONLY $13,995

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2009 Pontiac G8, V6 Sedan, Program Car, Remaining Factory Warranty, Onstar, XM, $21,981

2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, 4 Door, Automatic, A/C, Leather, Spacious and Clean, $5,995

2007 Chevy Impala LT, 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, 4 Door, Automatic, Good Miles, $11,995

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS, Leather, Locally Owned Trade In, Super Clean, $9,981

2001 Chevy Prizm LSi, auto, 100k, 41mpg, a great buy at $5200. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

1998 Pontiac Trans AM, WS6, Automatic, Like New, Only 7,000 miles, $17,981. Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2008 Pontiac G5, Coupe, Spoiler, Automatic, Locally Owned, One-Owner, Remaining Warranty, $13,495 Chrysler 2007 300 C, One owner, sunroof, leather heated seats, 20” alloy wheels, V8 HEMI, ONLY $19,744. STK#14994. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.comD ale Willey 785-843-5200

2010 Pontiac Vibe, Remaining Factory Warranty, Excellent Fuel Economy, Onstar, $12,981 stock #11326R Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

WHAT IS GM CERTIFIED? 100,000 mile/5year limited power train warranty, 117 point inspection, 12 month/12,000 mile Bumper to Bumper warranty, 24 HOUR GM roadside assistance and courtesy transportation during term or power train warranty. DALE WILLEY PROUDLY CERTIFIES GM VEHICLES.


2006 Scion XB, 4cyl, 33mpg, new tires, pwr. windows/ locks, 118k, $8200 . View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

SPECIAL PURCHASE OF 2010 Pontiac Vibe’s, 2 TO CHOOSE FROM, Hurry for the best selection preiced from $14,995! Great Financing Options are available! Dale Willey 785-843-5200

WHAT IS GM CERTIFIED? 100,000 MILE/5YEAR LIMITED POWER TRAIN WARRANTY, 117 Point Inspection, 12 MONTH/12,000 Mile bumper to Bumper warranty, 24 Hour GM Roadside Assistance and courtesy transportation during term or power train warranty. DALE WILLEY PROUDLY CERTIFIES GM VEHICLES.

2006 Chevy Uplander, 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, Pwr Sliding Doors, DVD $12,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Motorcycle-ATV Honda 2008 Rebel Motorcycle!!!. Over 50 MPG!!! 8k, New Tires, and a Honda Extended Warranty!!! Over $1,000 Added Accessories!! Call 785-766-0725 after 5pm Chevrolet 2009 Traverse LT AWD, GM Certified, On Star, alloy wheels, 8 Passenger Seating, 22 MPG and lots of room! STK#359631 ONLY $24,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

CHEVY 2007 HHR LT FWD 4CYL 5SP, Great gas mileage @ 30 MPG, One owner, PWR Equip, Cruise Control, AM/FM/XM/CD Radio, Leatherl Only $12,450.00 STK#566532 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

GMC 2004 Envoy XL 4WD SLT, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, room for 7 and only $13,995.00 stk#537661. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Subaru 2006 Legacy Outback Wagon, 1 owner, 57K Hyundai 2010 Genesis AWD. Bluetooth, alloy wheels, Johnny I’s Cars spoiler, infinity Premium 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 sound, leather, sunroof, heated seats, WOW! You really need to see this Toyota Corolla LE. Auto Hyundai 2009 Vera Cruz sporty car! STK#10479 Trans fully equipped. Dark AWD Limited one Owner, Red, 1 owner, 47K, Great Power liftgate, Tow pkg, ONLY $23,816. MPG. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 alloy wheels, ABS, sunJohnny I’s Cars roof, leather, memeory 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 seats, Navigation, XM Radio and many other Johnny I’s Auto Sales extras! STK#442172 814 Iowa ONLY $29776. 785-841-3344 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Kia 2010 Forte. 2010 Kia Forte, one owner, 8,000 miles. call 785-766-4451 2006 Toyota Corolla S, 38mpg, 1owner, moon, local. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Toyota 2009 Prius, Local car, 50MPG, side air bags, Sage Metallic. Johnny I’s Cars 814 Iowa 785-841-3344

Kia 2010 Soul FWD, Automatic, Alloy wheels, Toyota Yaris 2Dr., auto. 1 owner, silver CD/XM/FM Stereo, trans, Power equipment, LIKE pearl, 28,000 miles, great MPG. NEW, ONLY $15,722. Johnny I’s Cars STK#13783 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2002 Mazda Millenia, 108k, BOSE sound, leather, moon, lots of car for the money, $6900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049



Honda 2004 Shadow VLX/Deluxe 600cc. 10,747 miles, black, drag pipes, conical air breather, carbs re-jetted, saddle bags, Dunlap tires. Asking $3,500. Call Larry 785-865-9085.

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2010 GMC Yukon XL, SLT, Remaining Factory Warranty, Heated Leather w/ Memory, Backup Camera, Sunroof, DVD, $37,995 stock #11397R

2008 Cadillac Escalade AWD, Rear DVD, 20” Chrome Wheels, Sunroof, Remaining Warranty, $35,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2002 Chevrolet Suburban, 4x4, 3rd Row, Bench Middle Seat, Automatic, $7,995. Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

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

2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS

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

1984 Jeep CJ7, 4x4, Manual Transmission, Only 33,000 miles, Must See $15,981

2010 Chevy Suburban, LT, 4x4, Leather, OnStar, Remaining Factory Warranty, $34,481 stock # 11296R Nissan 2004 Murano AWD SL, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, keyless remote, Bose sound system, local trade, only $14,995.00 stk#388603 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2009 Hummer H3, 4x4, Automatic, Heated Leather, Remaining Factory Warranty, Monsoon Sound, $24,477

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

JEEP 2007 Commander Limited 4WD Auto., 5.7 V8, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, chrome wheels,2nd row bench, 3rd row bench, 3rd row seating, Navigation, AND MUCH MORE, ONLY $22,995. STK#489162. DaleWilley785-843-5200

Saturn 2008 Outlook XR AWD, One owenr, leather, heated seats, 8 Passenger seating, On Star, alloy wheels, ONLY $26,450. STK#12844. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2004 Chevy Suburban LT, 4x4, Heated Leather w/ Memory, Tow Pkg, CLEAN! $13,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

via 9 community newspaper sites.

Chevrolet 2008 Equinox LS, AWD, very clean with lots of equipment, On Star, alloy wheels, dual air bags, cruise control. V6, STK#506411 ONLY $13995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

GM CERTIFIED is not like any other Dealer backed warranty. Don’t let other dealers tell you any different. DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE IS the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars. COME SEE THE DIFFERENCE! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN

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

target NE Kansas

Chrysler 2008 Sebring Convertible Touring, get ready for the summer in this sharp car! Great finance terms are available only $17,995.00 stk#13152A. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2008 Impala FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, Rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM Certified, XM Radio, and affordable only $16,995. STK#18910. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 2008 Fit 4Cyl. 5SP, FWD, local trade, great commuter car, great gas mileage Very Financable, ONLY $13,450. STK#319451 DaleWilley785-843-5200

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Chevrolet 2007 Cobalt LS FWD 5SP 4cyl. 34MPG, WOW, Talk about Saving money. Very sporty looking, this car will catch your eye and for only $9995. YOU CAN AFFORD IT TOO! STK#170561 Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Special Purchase of 10’ Hyundai 2009 Elantra GAS Hyundai Accents, 3 to saver automatic. Very choose from for only Great gas clean, Carbon Gray, runs $13,844.00. and looks super, with up to mileage and dependa35 MPG. New tires, PW, PL, bility hurry for best secruise. See website for lection. These won’t last long photos. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 2001 Pontiac Trans Am, 785-856-6100 24/7 WS6, Automatic, T-Tops, Dual Exhaust, Leather, $15,995 stock #11385

SPECIAL PURCHASE OF 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT’S, ONLY 2 LEFT, HURRY for the best selection priced at $13,995 and with 37MPG they won’t last long!!! Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2006 Cadillac STS, V6, Heated Leather, Local Trade In, BOSE, Chrome Wheels, $14,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

2006 Honda CR-V EX 4WD, auto, 95k, XM radio, $14,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Nissan 1999 Maxima ONE owner automatic in black with tan leather. Moonroof, BOSE, heated seats, and much more. And only $5150. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Cadillac 2006 STS AWD Luxury pkg, ABS, Sunroof, leather, heated & cooled seats, Navigation, On Star, Cd changer, Bose Sound, and more. Only $18,995. STK#126942 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2000 Honda Accord, 2 to choose from starting at $6500. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR 15k, All Wheel Drive, loaded. This Car is like Brand New! Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Honda 2010 Insight EX Hybrid Auto factory warranty Johnny I’s Cars 814 Iowa 785-841-3344

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030

Cadillac 2007 STS AWD Luxury Pkg, Cadillac Certified, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, alloy wheels, Bose sound, On Star, Navigation, CD changer, Adaptive cruise AND MORE! ONLY $27,995. STK#476201. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, GT, Leather, Sunroof, $9,995

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

Ford 2007 Mustang GT, local trade, low miles, leather, alloy wheels, Shaker sound system, very sharp and very affordable at $21,744.00 stk#312131. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper.. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service cotnracts. NO CREDIT CHECKS! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN

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WE ARE NOW YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER, Call us for your service or sales needs! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE 785-843-5200

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM certified, XM radio and affordable only $16,995.00 STK#18910 Dale Willey 785-843-5200


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Dear Interracial: Relationships are difficult enough, and you have added two additional problems — your family’s bigotry and a large age difference. You haven’t said whether this woman is romantically interested in

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I felt I wasn’t deserving. Now all my income goes toward housing, clothing and feeding my children. There’s not much left over to repair my deteriorating mouth. My kids have dental coverage, thanks to their father, but I do not. I’d love to have a bright smile and beautiful teeth. Is there any way to get help? — Hidden Smile


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Dear Hidden: Your state or local health department may you, has children or wants be able to direct you to any, or whether you do. It also resources. Also check the worries us that you seem to American Dental Association be financially dependent on your parents, an indication that you are quite young, don’t have a stable job or expect to live off an inheritance, none of which demonstrates the level of maturity you will need to handle your family’s reaction. If you love this woman and she returns your feelings, you should have the courage to face your family and let the chips fall where they may.

Dear Annie: Last year, I was finally able to break free from a long-term abusive relationship. I now have both children in my care, a rewarding job and my own apartment. The problem is my smile. During that relationship, I did not take care of myself, especially my dental hygiene.

Turner Classic Movies honors TV luminary Cloris Leachman Turner Classic Movies offers a three-film festival of thrillers featuring hard-boiled detective Mike Hammer, beginning with “Kiss Me Deadly” (7 p.m., TCM) starring Ralph Meeker. Cloris Leachman appears in a supporting role in this movie from 1955. Just how long has Cloris Leachman been acting? Her remarkable career includes an Oscar for the drama “Last Picture Show” (1971) and unforgettable roles in Mel Brooks comedies, most notably “Young Frankenstein” (1974). But television has been where Leachman has been working. And working. Even more than the beloved Betty White, Leachman has been an essential part of television throughout the medium’s entire history. A cursory glance at her list of credits presents a snapshot history of the small screen. Years before most Americans even owned a set, Leachman appeared on “The Ford Theatre Hour” in 1948! She’d go on to star on dozens of shows — many now forgotten — during television’s first decade. She’d make only one appearance on “The Twilight Zone,” but it was an indelible one, as the terrified mother of an all-powerful destructive brat (Billy Mumy) in the 1961 episode “It’s a Good Life.” Throughout the 1960s, she’d make single or multiple appearances on “The Untouchables,” “Route 66,” “Wagon Train,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “77 Sunset Strip,” “The Defenders,” “Dr. Kildare,” Perry Mason,” “Run for Your Life,” “Adam-12,” ”The Name of the Game,“ and “Ironside.” And those are only the wellknown series! It’s a long, long time from the period of Uncle Miltie and Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Shows” to “American Idol.” But Cloris Leachman has been a part of television through every decade and every era. And she’s not just a novelty act or a comeback kid. She’s an essential part of the chemistry of “Raising Hope.” No one person could ever embody the vast scope and history of television entertainment. But if I had to choose just one, It would have to be Cloris Leachman. ● ”Flashpoint“ (7 p.m., CBS), the competently made Canadian drama about a special unit devoted to handle hostage and sniper crises, returns for a new summer season.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Coach mediates a locker room brawl and Luke fields offers on ”Friday Night Lights“ (7 p.m., NBC). ● An Italian restaurant seems caught between Avanti! and Basta! on ”Kitchen Nightmares“ (7 p.m., Fox). ● Almost a bridge too far on ”American Loggers“ (7 p.m., Discovery). ● A crime lab becomes a crime scene on ”CSI:NY“ (8 p.m., CBS). Peter Fonda guest stars. ● Peter looks destiny in the eye on the third season finale of ”Fringe“ (8 p.m., Fox). ● Suspicion falls on a son after family friends of the Reagans are slain on ”Blue Bloods“ (9 p.m., CBS). ● Craig Morgan and Brett James guest judge on ”CMT’s Next Superstar“ (9 p.m., CMT). ● Guinevere takes a trip ”Camelot“ (9 p.m., Starz).

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Friday, May 6: This year, be more aware of your finances, the stress around them and the potential for changing that situation. As you look to a new type of interaction, you will feel good and much more valued. If you are single, you could meet someone in your day-today travels. If you are attached, the two of you will tumble into one of your more romantic periods. Cancer draws you out. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ Keep talks moving. You might not be comfortable with everything you are hearing. Realize what is going on with others before you make a financial decision. Tonight: Hang out with a friend, but make it an easy night. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★ Be aware of where you are coming from financially. You might be overly tired and withdrawn. Be willing to say “no” to a money offer. Tonight: Your treat. Let the good times roll. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★ You are all smiles and take a leap of faith. Nevertheless, a

meeting defines your decisions. You now know which way to go. Tonight: Living in the moment. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★ Know that you are best off holding your opinions back. Words come forward that might be irritating but force some type of internalization. Tonight: Know what you want. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ You might be a lot happier with a personal matter than you originally thought you’d be. Making a decision could lead to substantial discomfort. Tonight: Lots of fun early on. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★ Tension builds, whether you’re conscious of it or not. This situation could change radically if you relax and try another approach. Tonight: A late meeting could dissolve into a fun happening. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Your mind is everywhere but present in the moment. Strange things happen when you become too lodged in reverie. Optimism seems to surround you, encouraging you to clear out a problem with a key person. Tonight: Split from the tried-and-true as soon as you can.

— Please email your questions to, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker May 6, 2011

ACROSS 1 Sunday ritual, for many 5 Mama’s man 9 Shrubs with intoxicating leaves 14 Voting “no” on 15 Past one’s prime, perhaps 16 Natural earth hue 17 Parrot’s beak part 18 Potting soil 19 New York city 20 Prepare to toast 23 Stew holder 24 Made a speech 25 Catches red-handed 27 Spring up Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 30 Manipulates 21) ★★★★★ Your fun muscles nature seems to separate 33 Visitor from the planet those who have a lot to Melmac offer from those who are 36 Chant just riding your coattails. 38 Steps to a river, in India Your effectiveness is tested to the max, forcing your 39 Freeswinging hand. Tonight: Visit over affair munchies; the rest just 41 Where happens. Harleys are mfd. Sagittarius (Nov. 22War Dec. 21) ★★★★★ Listen to 42 Civil authority what is being said, Shelby whether you agree or not. 43 Day of the wk. You are very lucky, and you 44 Newspaper make excellent choices. Tonight: Chat over dinner. 46 bigwig Archery-bow Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. wood 19) ★★★ You have a lot to 47 Female sibling do, and you accomplish it

quickly. Maintain your sense of humor. Tonight: So many people and so much to do. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Take off early. Your perspective is subject to change if you imagine what it’s like to be someone else. Tonight: If you get tired early, just say so. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ If you can, work from home or take a day off. You need a change of pace and will be much happier if you do. Tonight: Christen the weekend well.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Baseball Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays is 80. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., is 77. Rock singer Bob Seger is 66. Singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore is 66. Gospel singer-comedian Lulu Roman is 65. Actor Alan Dale is 64. Actor Ben Masters is 64. Actor Gregg

Henry is 59. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is 58. TV personality Tom Bergeron is 56. Actress Roma Downey is 51. Rock singer John Flansburgh (They Might Be Giants) is 51. Actor George Clooney is 50. Actor Clay O’Brien is 50. Rock singer-musician

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Dear Annie: I am a white male and have fallen in love with an African-American woman who is 12 years older. I have never met such a wonderful, kind, sweet, caring and loving woman. She makes me laugh. She is my soul mate. I want to spend the rest of my life with her. At the moment, we aren’t dating. We are just friends, but I’d like more than that. The problem is my family. They don’t approve of interracial relationships. My parents are old school. They believe you should stay with your own race. If I brought this woman home, my family would disown me. They are very difficult people. My family is important to me. I don’t make enough money to be on my own. My parents are getting older, and they need my help, and I need theirs. I don’t know what to do. I don’t want to lose my family or this wonderful woman. Forget about counseling. My family would never go for that. — Interracial Couple

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SANTAULARIA NOTICE OF SUIT TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. The unknown heirs, execuTHE STATE OF KANSAS, to _______ tors, administrators, devithe above-named defendsees, trustees, creditors (First published in the Law- ants and the unknown and assigns of any de- rence Daily Journal-World heirs, executors, adminisceased defendants; the un- April 29, 2011) trators, devisees, trustees, known spouses of any decreditors and assigns of fendants; the unknown of- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF any deceased defendants; ficers, successors, trustees, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS the unknown spouses of creditors and assigns of any defendants; the unany defendants that are In the Matter of the known officers, successors, existing, dissolved or dorPetition of trustees, creditors and asmant corporations; the un- ROBERTA GRAHAM WOODS signs of any defendants known executors, adminisfor a Change of that are existing, dissolved trators, devisees, trustees, Name or dormant corporations; creditors, successors and the unknown executors, adassigns of any defendants Case No.: 2011 C 230 ministrators, devisees, that are or were partners or Division: 1 trustees, creditors, succesin partnership; the unsors and assigns of any deknown guardians, conserPetition pursuant to fendants that are or were vators and trustees of any K.S.A. Chapter 60 partners or in partnership; defendants that are minors the unknown guardians, or are under any legal disaNOTICE OF SUIT conservators and trustees bility; and the unknown of any defendants that are heirs, executors, adminis- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO minors or are under any letrators, devisees, trustees, ALL WHO ARE OR MAY BE gal disability; and the uncreditors and assigns of CONCERNED: known heirs, executors, adany person alleged to be ministrators, devisees, deceased. You are notified that Ro- trustees, creditors and asDefendants. berta Graham Woods filed signs of any person alleged a Petition in the above to be deceased, and all Case No. 2011 CV 7 court on April 25, 2011, other persons who are or praying for judgment and may be concerned. Pursuant to K.S.A. decree changing her name Chapter 60 from Roberta Graham You are notified that a PetiTitle to Real Estate Involved Woods to Roberta Graham tion has been filed in the Woodrick and that said Pe- District Court of Douglas NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE tition will be heard by the County, Kansas, praying to Court on the 31st day of foreclose a real estate NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN May, 2011, at 11:30 o’clock mortgage on the following that under and by virtue of a.m. described real estate: an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District You are required to Parcel 18A, Block 2 (401 Elk Court of Douglas County, plead in Ridge Circle) beginning at Kansas, on the 25th day of response to the Petition on the Northeast corner of Lot April, 2011, in the case or before the 31st day of 18, Block 2, SIGNAL RIDGE, a above numbered, I will of- May, 2011, in the District subdivision in the City of fer for sale at public auc- Court, 111 East 11th Street, Baldwin City, Douglas tion and sell to the highest Lawrence, Kansas. If you County, Kansas; thence bidder for cash in hand in fail to plead, judgment and South 00 degrees 26 feet 01 the Jury Assembly Room of decree will be entered in inches West, along the East the District Court located in due course upon the Peti- line of said Lot 18, 140.0-0 the Lower Level of the Judi- tion. Please take notice and feet to the Southwest corcial & Law Enforcement govern yourself accord- ner of said Lot 18; thence Center, 111 E. 11th Street, in ingly. North 89 degrees 40 feet 49 the City of Lawrence, in inches West, along the said County and State, on /s/ Roberta Graham South line of said Lot 18, the 26th day of May, 2011, Woods 33.87 feet; thence North 02 at 10:00 o’clock a.m. on said degrees 12 feet 18 inches day, the following de- Submitted by: West 140.14 feet to the scribed interest in real esNorth line of said Lot 18; tate situated in Douglas THE LAW OFFICE OF thence South 89 degrees 40 County, Kansas, to-wit: DAVID J. BROWN, LC feet 49 inches East along By: /s/ David J. Brown said North line 40.32 feet to Unit 504, Bella Sera at the S. Ct. #14409 the point of beginning, conPreserve, in the City of 1040 New Hampshire, tains 0.119 acres, more or Lawrence, Douglas County, Suite 14 less, Kansas, as shown on Con- Lawrence, Kansas 66044 dominium Plat as recorded 785-842-0777 ALSO MORE CORRECTLY DEat Plat C-16, Page 233 thru SCRIBED AS: 245, and a percentage of Attorneys for Petitioner ________ the common area as deParcel 18A, Block 2 (401 Elk scribed in Declaration of Ridge Circle) beginning at Covenants, Conditions, Re- (First published in the Law- the Northeast corner of Lot rence Daily Journal-World strictions and Dedication, 18, Block 2, SIGNAL RIDGE, a and of Condominium Own- April 29, 2011) subdivision in the City of ership for Bella Sera at the Baldwin City, Douglas Preserve Condominiums, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF County, Kansas; thence recorded at Book 1031, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS South 00 degrees 26 minPage 1722, all in the Office utes 01 seconds West, of the Register of Deeds of RIDGEVIEW DEVELOPMENT along the East line of said Douglas County, Kansas COMPANY, d/b/a BROOK- Lot 18, 140.00 feet to the (commonly known as 4500 WOOD MOBILE HOME PARK, Southwest corner of said Petitioner, Bob Billings Parkway #504, Lot 18; thence North 89 devs. Lawrence, Kansas 66044). grees 40 minutes 49 secMICHAEL ALLEN, and onds West, along the South KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF Together with all fixtures, line of said Lot 18, 33.87 appurtenances, etc., there- REVENUE, DIVISION OF MO- feet; thence North 02 deunto pertaining; said inter- TOR VEHICLES, the un- grees 12 minutes 18 secest in real property is lev- known heirs, executors, ad- onds West, 140.14 feet to devisees, ied upon as the property of ministrators, the North line of said Lot Defendant, Joseph E. trustees, creditors and as- 18; thence South 89 degrees signs of any Defendant as Santaularia, and all other 40 minutes 49 seconds East may be deceased and the alleged owners and will be along said North line 40.32 sold without appraisal to spouse of any Defendant; feet to the point of beginnthe unknown officers, sucsatisfy said Order of Sale. cessors, trustees, creditors ing, commonly known as 401 Elk Ridge Drive, Baldwin On this 29th day of April, and assigns of such De- City, KS 66006 (the fendants as are or were 2011. partners or in partnership; “Property”) SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS and the unknown guardi- and all those defendants COUNTY, KANSAS ans, conservators and trus- who have not otherwise tees of such and any Defendants as are minors or been served are required to PREPARED BY: are in anywise under legal plead to the Petition on or James B. Biggs #14079 disability; and the unknown before the 2nd day of June, FRIEDEN, UNREIN, heirs, executors, adminis- 2011, in the District Court of FORBES & BIGGS, LLP trators, devisees, trustees, Douglas County, Kansas. If 555 S. Kansas Avenue, creditors and assigns of you fail to plead, judgment Suite 303 any person alleged to be and decree will be entered P.O. Box 639 in due course upon the Pedeceased, Topeka, KS 66601 tition. Respondents. (785) 354-1100 Attorneys for Plaintiff NOTICE Case No. 2011CV218 _______ Pursuant to the Fair Debt Div. No. 1 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Douglas County, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

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Public Notices Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (128720) ________

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(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 6, 2011) DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS PROJECT NO. 2011-13 BID #11-F-0016 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals for the performance of the contract above noted will be received in the Office of the Douglas County Clerk until 3:00 P.M., Thursday, May 26, 2011, then publicly opened in the Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas. Douglas County Project 2011-13 consists of 28,285 square yards of 1” milling, placing approximately 3,364 tons of HMA - Commercial Grade (Class A), 400 tons of HMA - Commercial Grade (Class A)(Patch), 591 tons of Aggregate Shouldering (AS-1), setting 3 monument boxes and Traffic Control. This project is located on Douglas County Route 1061 (E2200 Rd) from the south county line (N0000) to 56 Highway (N0200) in Douglas County, Kansas. Route 1061 shall be opened to unrestricted traffic each evening. No detour of traffic will be permitted. Flaggers and/or pilot vehicles shall be used to carry one lane traffic through construction.

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All bids must be submitted on forms obtainable at the Office of the Director of Public Works/County Engineer, 1242 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas or Demand Star at, and are open for public inspection. Proposals shall be submitted in sealed envelopes, addressed to the Office of the County Clerk, Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, Kansas 66044, upon which is clearly written or printed “Proposal for Douglas County Project No. 2011-13”, and the name and address of the bidder. Any bids received after the closing time will be returned unopened. Copies of the Contract Documents and Specifications are available from the Office of the Director of Public Works and County Engineer of Douglas County, Kansas. A Ten Dollar ($10.00) non-refundable deposit is required per proposal, which includes a copy of the contract documents and specifications. The contract documents and specifications become the property of the prospective bidder and are not returnable. Copies of the contract documents and specifications are on file and open for public inspection at the Office of the County Engineer. All bids must be accompanied by a CERTIFIED CHECK, CASHIER’S CHECK or a BID BOND for not less than Five Percent (5%) of the base bid as a guarantee that if awarded the Contract, the bidder will enter into a Contract and give bond as required. Said check or bond shall be made payable to the Board of County Commissioners, Douglas County, Kansas. Contracts will be awarded only to such bidders as are on the list of Pre-Qualified Contractors for the Kansas Department of Transportation on the date established for receiving and opening of bids.

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The Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas reserve the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities, and to award the contract to the bidder that the Commission deems best suited to accomplish the work. DOUGLAS COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS Keith A. Browning, P.E. Director of Public Works Date: 5/3/11 ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World April 29, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Petition of JULIA CHRISTINE WARRICK for a Change of Name Case No.: 2011 C 228 Division: 1 Petition pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL WHO ARE OR MAY BE CONCERNED: You are notified that Julia Christine Warrick filed a Petition in the above court on April 25, 2011, praying for judgment and decree changing her name from Julia Christine Warrick to Julia Christine Woodrick and that said Petition will be heard by the Court on the 31st day of May, 2011, at 11:30 o’clock a.m. You are required to plead in response to the Petition on or before the 31st day of May, 2011, in the District Court, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. Please take notice and govern yourself accordingly.



/s/ Julia Christine Warrick Submitted by: THE LAW OFFICE OF DAVID J. BROWN, LC By: /s/ David J. Brown S. Ct. #14409 1040 New Hampshire, Suite 14 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 785-842-0777

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