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Brownback standing by tax-cutting proposal By Scott Rothschild email@example.com
TOPEKA — Unhappy with projections of budget shortfalls caused by the proposed tax cut, Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is preparing rosier numbers.
During a meeting of the House Republican caucus, Majority Leader Arlen Siegfreid, R-Olathe, said Brownback’s budget director, Steve Anderson, would soon release a “dynamic scoring model” that Siegfreid said would show the positive ef-
fect of tax cuts cycling back through the economy. The financial projections produced by the nonpartisan Kansas Legislative Research Department show the tax cuts will start producing a revenue shortfall in July 2014, increasing to an estimated
$2.5 billion to $3 billion shortfall in 2018. The current annual state budget is about $6.2 billion in tax funds. Moderate Republicans and Democrats have said a tax cut of that size will mean Brownback and the Legislature will have to make dras-
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Kansas River on endangered list
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INSIDE City crunches budget numbers Lawrence city commissioners will today start crafting the 2013 budget, after having just received a report that the city last year took in less than $10,000 more than it spent, while its expenses grew at a faster rate than did revenue. Page 3A
— Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who will formally launch a national initiative against the mind-robbing disease today at a meeting of researchers. Page 7A
COMING WEDNESDAY We’ll tell you about a discussion that’s planned at tonight’s City Commission meeting centering on plans for a recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
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Man accused of hiring another to kill his wife By George Diepenbrock
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A DREDGING OPERATION sits east of downtown Lawrence along the Kansas River. Environmentalists say proposals to expand dredging of the river would degrade the river bed and bank, as well as stir up pollutants that have settled at the bottom of the river.
Proposals to expand dredging cited as peril to the Kaw By Christine Metz firstname.lastname@example.org
A proposal to increase sand and gravel dredging along the Kansas River has placed the body of water on a list of the most endangered rivers in the country. Each year, American Rivers, a river preservation organization, names the nation’s 10 most endangered rivers. This year’s list is led by the Potomac River, where clean water and public health are threatened by pollution, the organization said. The Missouri River also made the list because of what the organization called outdated flood management. The Kansas River, which has
7A 6B-10B 9A 2A 10A, 2B 9B 4A 8A 9B By Andy Hyland email@example.com 1B-5B 4A, 2B, 9B Take it as a sign that even 20 pages though the University of Missouri is leaving the Big 12 Conference, its rivalry with Kansas Energy smart: The University is alive and well. Journal-World Two Missouri state senamakes the most tors are trying to quash the KU of renewable Alumni Association’s attempt resources. to make a Jayhawk license plate www.b-e-f.org available in the state after news of the effort hit last week. “It’s a fascinating study of hatred,” said Kevin Corbett, president of the KU Alumni Association. Corbett said the association was trying to provide the tags for its 30,000 or so alumni in the state.
At the heart of the concern is a request for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit that would allow five dredging companies to increase the amount of sand and gravel removed from the Kansas River by about 45 percent. been included on the list three other times in the past two decades, was No. 10. “This is not the 10th most polluted river in the country. The river is at a crossroads. It is at tipping point,” said Laura Calwell, who is the riverkeeper with
Friends of the Kaw, a local environmental advocacy group that aims to protect the river. At the heart of the concern is a request for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit that would allow five dredging companies to increase the amount of sand and gravel removed from the Kansas River by about 45 percent, from 2.2 million tons a year to 3.2 million. The permits also seek to move into three areas of the river that had been closed because of “unacceptable degradation.” The corps is expected to make a decision late this year. “It is going to give national recognition to this problem,” Calwell said of the American Please see RIVER, page 2A
A 37-year-old Basehor man who has Douglas County ties is in federal custody, accused of hiring a man to kill his wife. According to an affidavit filed in federal court in Missouri, investigators accuse Lee D. Smith of agreeing to pay a man $1,800 to murder Smith’s wife. The man whom Smith asked to commit the murder was a confidential informant to law enforcement, the affidavit said. Federal prosecutors in Missouri filed a complaint Friday alleging that Smith met the informant in Kansas City, Mo., on May 9 and drove the man to the parking lot outside his wife’s job at 7400 College Blvd. in Overland Park to show him where he could kidnap her. According to the affidavit, a federal task force officer with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives alleges that on May 11 the informant placed a recorded call to Smith telling him he had his wife and Smith’s daughter in his custody. “Smith requested that he let his daughter go and to continue as planned with killing his wife,” according Please see MURDER, page 2A
Missouri lawmakers rally against KU license plate “Missouri happens to be a state where we’ve got a lot of graduates that would love a license plate,” he said. “It has nothing to do with the University of Missouri.” Two state senators, Kurt U. Schaefer, R-Columbia, and Bill Stouffer, RNapton, issued a press release Monday declaring their intentions to block the measure. Stouffer is a co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight and the chairman of the Senate Trans-
portation Committee. He said he thought it was “pretty reasonable” to assume that the proposal wouldn’t make it out of the transportation oversight committee. After the news that KU was pursuing a Missouri license plate, Stouffer said his email hadn’t lit up like that since the Missouri House speaker announced plans to honor political commentator Rush Limbaugh in the state’s Hall of Famous Missourians. Even though Missouri offers
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other universities’ license plates — Pittsburg State University and the University of Arkansas are two examples — Stouffer said KU was a special case. “We can’t sell our souls,” Stouffer said. But wouldn’t that mean Missouri is losing out on a new revenue source? “KU’s turning down a lot of revenue by not playing MU in football,” Stouffer said. He said he wouldn’t be able to look his grandchildren in the eyes if he allowed the KU license plate to go forward. “My goal is just to save the world from a mythical bird invasion in the state of Missouri,” Stouffer said.
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DEATHS Zenith Otis Clemmons Zenith Otis Clemmons, 74, De Soto, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at KU Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10 AM Thursday, May 17, at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Wednesday evening also at the funeral home.
Joseph Raya Joseph Raya, 55, of McLouth, died Sunday, May 13, 2012. Memorial services 2 PM Friday, May 18, at the family home in McLouth. Memorials to Kansas Dialysis Services of Lawrence Memorial Hospital in care of Barnett Family Funeral Home P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
Irving A. “Mitch” Mitchell Funeral services for Irving A. “Mitch” Mitchell, 69, Lawrence, KS, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. He died on Friday, May 11, 2012 at his home. Irving was born on September 21, 1942 in Linwood, KS, the son of Wade Wilford and Edith R. (Huntley) Mitchell. He was a self-employed landscaper in Lawrence. He owned and operated Mitchell’s Yard Remodeling for 20 Years. He also was a professional driver for Airco. Mitch was a member of the Alford-Clarke Post #852, VFW, Lawrence, KS. Survivors include one son, Andrew Mitchell, Lawrence; daughter, Angela Gardenhire and husband, Stan, Henderson, Nevada; brother, R. Dean Mitchell, Tonganoxie; KS; sister, Velva Baker,
Slidell, LA and three grandchildren, Tyler, Brandon, Keira. He was preceded in death by one brother, Wade Wilford Mitchell, Jr. and one sister, Yenita Jenkins. The family will greet friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17th at the Mortuary. The family suggests memorials in his name to the Wounded Warriors and may be sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.co m. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.
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to the affidavit. In a second call the informant told Smith his daughter had been released and that Smith’s wife was dead, and Smith agreed to meet the informant at a grocery store later in the afternoon to pay him. In the meantime, law
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Rivers designation. “And, hopefully, influence the corps of engineers.” The pending permits run counter to an effort through the U.S. Department of Interior to designate the Kansas River as a National Water Trials System. The federal agency also has named the Kansas River Water Trail as one of its top 101 conservation projects. “Those two things don’t
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would cut individual income tax rates and exempt 191,000 partnerships, sole proprietorships and other businesses from income taxes. An alternative plan approved by a House-Senate conference committee was less aggressive, phasing in some of the tax cuts over a longer period of time. Brownback has said he prefers the conference committee plan but will sign into law the larger one if the Legislature doesn’t approve an alternative.
School board favors tweaking middle school boundary line By Christine Metz firstname.lastname@example.org
For years, students in the north-central part of the Lawrence school district have been bused across the city to attend Liberty Memorial Central Middle School. On Monday night, parents asked the school board to change the boundary so their children could attend West Middle School. The Peterson Road neighborhood, which is north of Peterson Road and east of Kasold Drive and extends to the Kansas River, is within a boundary that funnels students to Deerfield School and then Liberty Memorial Central. West Middle School is several miles closer, and students from the neighborhood pass through the school’s boundary to get to Liberty Memorial Central. The great majority of Deerfield students go on to West, and students from the Peterson Road neighborhood could walk home from school if they went there.
“We have been asking for years,” said Melissa Jakmouj, who lives within the neighborhood and has one child who transferred to West and two others in Deerfield. “It is just so much closer to West.” The boundary was put in place decades ago to relieve overcrowding at West. However, that problem ended when Southwest Middle School was built in 1994. Back then, there wasn’t much more than a farm house in that section of town, Jakmouj said. At Monday’s meeting, the district’s chief operations officer, Kyle Hayden, said the boundary was essentially a false one, since many parents were already transferring their students to West. Those transfers have been granted because West isn’t at capacity. During this school year, 60 percent of the sixth- and seventh-grade students in the neighborhood, a total of 28, transferred to West. “The impact currently is not much at all. They
are already choosing to go to West,” Hayden said. If the boundary shifted, the biggest change would be who would cover transportation cost. Currently, the state of Kansas pays to bus students who live 2.5 miles or more from school. Currently all the students attending Liberty Memorial Central qualify for transportation, but not all of them would at West. If the boundary changed and students wanted to continue attending Liberty Memorial Central, they could request a transfer. But the district would no longer bus them to the school. By district policy, it’s too late to make any changes for next school year. The earliest the boundary could change is at the start of the 2013 school year. The board agreed to vote on the issue at an upcoming meeting, which would be open for public comment. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.
K-State hires top scientist to head food safety center MANHATTAN (AP) — Kansas State University has hired a renowned North Carolina State University pharmacology expert to head its animal health and food safety center. Jim Riviere, director of the Center for Chemical Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics at North Carolina State, will head the Manhattan school’s Institute of Computational Comparable Medicine, which uses mathematical modeling to try to improve animal health and food safety. Riviere, who will also be a distinguished professor in the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is the first member of the National Academy of Sci-
ence to join the Kansas State faculty. He begins Aug. 1 at an annual salary of $260,000, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported. Ron Trewyn, vice president of research at Kansas State, said the National Academy “is the highest recognition in scientific ranks” and the university also hopes to get current faculty elected to the National Academy. “It’s great for the institution, it’s great for Manhattan and it’s great for the state of Kansas,” Trewyn said. “It brings an excitement and knowledge that the university can leverage.” Riviere said he was attracted to K-State in part by its reputation as a lead-
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officers told Smith they found his daughter and asked him to go to police headquarters. There, officers questioned Smith about the alleged arrangement to have his wife murdered, according to acting U.S. Attorney David Ketchmark’s office. Federal prosecutors said Smith’s wife was never in danger because the informant was working with law enforce-
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mesh,” Calwell said. As for the health of the river, Calwell said studies show that dredging degrades the river bed and bank. And it stirs up pollutants that have settled at the bottom of the river, harming the native plants and wildlife, she said. The five businesses that are filing for dredging permits were contacted for this story. They did not immediately return phone calls or answer the phone. American Rivers has requested that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
complete a new environmental impact study on dredging, deny all new permits and tonnage requests and end dredging on the river by 2017. Calwell said they don’t want to put the companies out of business but would like to see them move to mining operations in the Kansas River Valley over the next five years. “We don’t think it is appropriate to expand dredging on the Kaw,” Calwell said.
On Monday, the Legislature, having already broken the 90-day mark in the session on Friday, lurched in fits and starts with no noticeable progress on tax cuts, the budget or redistricting. Sen. Les Donovan, RWichita, and a leader on the House-Senate tax conference committee announced that the committee would start negotiating again after last week’s legislative blow up over the issue. Then he said the meeting was canceled. Then he said there would be a meeting Tuesday. “I want to get something out of committee, on the floor (of the Senate), so we can vote,” Donovan said. While conservatives
have embraced larger tax cuts, moderate Republicans and Democrats are pushing for a smaller plan. They are urging Brownback to veto the larger cut. The Kansas NAACP called on Brownback to veto the measure, saying the legislation would “bankrupt our state.” The group added, “While the people who feel the adverse cuts of these programs will see their tax burden increase, the wealthiest among us may actually see their fiscal contribution to society lessen. This hardly resembles economic justice.”
— Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock.
— Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.
— Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.
BRIEFLY Prairie Moon gets grants for garden Prairie Moon Waldorf School recently was selected to receive a $2,000 grant to support its garden and the teaching of gardening to elementary-level students. The grant is from the Whole Kids Foundation, the charitable affiliate of Whole Foods Market, and is in partnership with the Food, Family, Farming Foundation which supports sustainable agricultural practices, and FoodCorps Inc., which combats childhood obesity and diet-related disease. Prairie Moon, the state’s only Waldorf school, opened in 2003 and is located on seven acres of land just northeast of Lawrence Municipal Airport. It has about 60 children, ranging from preschoolers to fifth-graders. Rick Mitchell, a school founder, said gardening is traditional in Waldorf schools. “We will focus on deepening our curriculum in the subject, and use the funds to further develop the garden and the teaching of gardening to our elementary school students,” said Mitchell, who teaches the gardening class. The school also received a $5,000 grant from the Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund of the Douglas County Community Foundation to construct a greenhouse. Mitchell expects the work to begin this summer.
shut the party down. They also arrested a 46-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man on suspicion of furnishing alcohol to minors. Authorities also released four juveniles to their parents. Nolte said Monday he didn’t know how many people had attended the party.
Accident forces leg amputation HUTCHINSON (AP) — Hutchinson police are looking for the driver of a motorcycle that hit a man, injuring him so severely that part of his leg had to be amputated. Twenty-six-year-old Jeffrey W. Nusser was hit by the motorcycle Saturday night as he crossed a street in Hutchinson. Police Lt. John Moore says the driver of the motorcycle left the scene. Nusser was flown to Via Christi Medical Center at St. Francis, where his right leg was amputated below the knee. Moore says the motorcycle involved was a cruiser bike with ape-hanger handle bars.
Head-on crash kills 2, injures 4
MANHATTAN (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the two people killed in an early-morning crash that also injured four students from Kansas State ing veterinary school for University. animal health and food sciThe patrol says the ence and the support the students were in a pickup school receives from the truck traveling east in a university and the state. westbound lane of Kansas The Kansas Bioscience 18 shortly before 3 a.m. Authority last week recFacebook post busts Monday. Officers say the ommended funding suppickup struck a westbound drinking party port for hiring Riviere. car head on. The university also WICHITA (AP) — A postThe crash killed the hired Riviere’s wife, Nancy ing on Facebook has landed car’s driver, 31-year-old Monteiro-Riviere, a leada couple of Wichita adults Elizabeth Young, of White ing nanotoxicologist and in hot water for allegedly City, and her passenger, professor of investigative supplying alcohol to minors. 32-year-old Michael Standermatology and toxicoloThe Wichita Eagle ley, of Ogden. gy at North Carolina State’s reported that organizers of WIBW-TV reported Center for Chemical Toxian underage drinking party that the four students in cology Research and Pharused Facebook to promote the pickup were taken to macokinetics. She will be a the gathering. Police Lt. hospitals in Manhattan and distinguished professor in Doug Nolte says that some- Topeka. The accident ocKansas State’s Department one saw the post and called curred near Manhattan on a of Anatomy and Physiol911. section of highway reduced ogy in the College of VetOfficers went to the to two lanes by construcerinary Medicine and will home Saturday night and tion. be paid $180,000 a year.
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BRIEFLY Funding urged for anti-violence services TOPEKA — Advocates for victims of domestic violence on Monday urged legislators to approve $1 million for services, saying that assaults are increasing. “Victims’ needs are more acute; their situations more lethal; and their lives much more complicated,” said the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Several legislators LEGISLATURE are pushing for $1 million in funding to help provide personal, medical and legal assistance to victims. The coalition recently announced it was parting ways with the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, saying that the state agency was putting new requirements into a contract that would be harmful to victims. As a result of that controversy, several legislators are proposing an alternative funding source as a way to bypass those requirements. That proposal is among numerous issues being worked on by a House-Senate budget committee.
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2011 revenue barely exceeded year’s expenses By Chad Lawhorn firstname.lastname@example.org
and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical workers later transported the inmate to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The inmate was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:45 a.m. It was the first in-custody death at the jail, 3601 E. 25th St., since the facility opened in 1999, according to the sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office did not release additional details Monday, includ-
Lawrence city commissioners today will start crafting a 2013 budget by getting a reminder about basic checkbook management: You should have more revenue coming in than expenses going out. A new report from City Hall shows that almost didn’t happen in 2011. New numbers from the city show the city’s $60 million CITY general fund COMMISSION took in just $9,500 more in revenue than it shelled out in expenses in 2011. What’s more, the yearend report found expenses in 2011 grew by 3.1 percent while revenues grew by just 2.8 percent. When commissioners gather for a 4 p.m. budget study session today, staff members will be looking for commission direction
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FROM LEFT, FIANCEE KAITLIN VOELKER and parents Ray Bergman and Kathy Bergman pin bars on John Phillip Bergman, of Lawrence, during the Armed Forces Commissioning Ceremony Monday at Kansas University. KU is one of 50 universities in the nation with an ROTC program that represents all branches of the military. Bergman is in the Army.
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British Car Club to host show June 10
By George Diepenbrock
The Lawrence All British Car Club is hosting its fifth annual car and motorcycle show on June 10. The show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bambino’s Restaurant, 1540 Wakarusa Drive. Those with British cars or motorcycles are welcome to bring their vehicles to the show, which will not include judging or prizes. The show will go on as scheduled, rain or shine.
The Douglas County coroner’s office identified Rachel Margaret Harvey Hammers, 32, as the inmate who died Saturday morning following a medical emergency at the Douglas County Jail. Kansas Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Kyle Smith said Monday that KBI agents were conducting interviews and awaiting final autopsy results, includ-
Rachel Margaret Harvey Hammers, 32, was booked into Douglas County Jail Friday evening on a warrant for failure to appear in court regarding a February guilty plea to DUI. She died Saturday morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a medical emergency at the jail.
ing a toxicology report, which could take several weeks. By law, the KBI investigates all deaths of inmates in Kansas. Undersheriff Steve
Hornberger said at 9:51 a.m. Saturday correctional facility staff responded to an inmate who was experiencing a medical emergency. Staff members initiated CPR,
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Recycling center owner seeks to move business ———
Plan contingent on land use approvals By Chad Lawhorn email@example.com
A battle over the future of an east Lawrence recycling center that has drawn the ire of neighbors may be averted. The owner of the 12th and Haskell Recycling Center has finalized a deal to purchase two pieces of industrial property that will allow him by this fall to move the recycling center about a block north, if city officials give the project the necessary land use approvals. “The owner thinks it will be a much better situation for everyone involved,” said Brad Finkeldei, a Lawrence attorney who represents the 12th and Haskell center and its owner Bo Killough. Killough last week finalized a deal to purchase a vacant industrial building at 1050 E. 11th St. and a 5-acre outdoor storage area that previously served the Schmidt Builders Supply store at 1000 E. 11th St. Both pieces of property are just northeast of the 11th and Haskell intersection. The location is only a block away from the recycling center’s current site, but it is much farther removed from neighbors, who have complained the operation’s salvageyardlike noises and smells aren’t conducive to a residential area. The new location borders the railroad tracks to the north, city’s trash truck lot on the south, and other industrial buildings on the east and the west. The current site for the center is across the street from a residential neighborhood. One of the chief opponents of the center’s current location, though, said her group was still trying to figure out what it thought of the new proposal. “We really have a mixed reaction to this,” said Andrea Repinsky. “It sounds like a good change, but we’re still worried about how this will work out for other residents in Brook Creek and East Lawrence.” The project now will hinge on city actions. The
We really have a mixed reaction to this. It sounds like a good change, but we’re still worried about how this will work out for other residents in Brook Creek and East Lawrence.” — Andrea Repinsky, opponent of the 12th and Haskell Recycling Center’s current location project will need several land use approvals from City Hall, including approvals of a site plan and a special use permit. Finkeldei said the city will receive those applications by May 21, which would put the project on track to be heard by the City Commission in August or September. Finkeldei said the plans will show many parts of the operation will occur inside, such as the salvaging of copper and many types of scrap metal. But the project will seek to have outdoor storage, and also will propose reopening an area where the public can drive up to recycle paper, plastic, glass and other such materials. The center had offered that service for a number of years but closed that portion of the business in December when tensions between the city and the center grew. City inspectors have found the current site at 12th and Haskell to be out of compliance with the city’s land use code. Finkeldei previously had said his client was considering appealing that ruling to Douglas County District Court. Now, Finkeldei is asking the city to simply delay any enforcement action at the 12th and Haskell site in order to give Killough time to get the business moved. “He definitely wants to be in a position to move the business this fall,” Finkeldei said.
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on how to reverse that trend. “The way we are framing it is we realize our expenditures are growing at a faster rate than our revenues, and we know that is not sustainable,” said Casey Toomay, budget manager for the city. The numbers put into perspective the key question city commissioners likely will grapple with this budget session: Can more expenses be cut without sacrificing city services, or is it time for the city to increase its revenue through higher taxes and fees? City commissioners won’t be eager to either cut services or raise taxes. A third option also may emerge: wait and hope that an economic recovery takes hold by 2013, which could allow the city’s tax collections to grow without an increase in tax rates. Toomay said the outlook for such a boost in revenue currently is mixed. The city is projecting sales tax revenue to grow by 3.5 percent in 2013. But there are signs thus far that an even larger increase is possible. Through the first quarter of 2012, sales tax collections are up about 4 percent for the year. But Toomay said the city is forecasting a 1 percent decline in the city’s assessed valuation, meaning the city will be slated to collect less in property taxes in 2013.
As far as further cuts to expenses, Toomay said it is getting more challenging to make cuts that don’t affect service levels, especially as fuel, utilities and health care costs continue to rise at rates far greater than inflation. “We try to pride ourselves on making cuts in ways that the public doesn’t see them, but that is getting harder,” Toomay said. Here’s a look at several budget-related issues that will be presented to commissioners at today’s meeting:
The city collected $15.45 million in property taxes in 2011, up from $14.97 million 2010. That’s an increase of 3.2 percent. Sales tax revenues increased at an even greater rate. Sales tax collections were up 4.5 percent to $30.83 million.
The city’s payroll expenses for the general fund, which covers most city employees but not those in utilities, solid waste and other departments largely supported by fees, increased by $987,000 in 2011, or 2.6 percent. The bulk of the increase, though, didn’t go to higher wages but rather funded larger contributions to the pension systems the city participates in. The city in 2011 saw its pension requirements to KPERS and KP&F funds increase by about $450,000. Toomay said she’s forecasting a similar increase for 2013. City officials don’t set those contribution levels. Instead cities must pay at the rates established by the public
pension funds if they want to continue to participate in the pension systems.
Commissioners will be presented with a request to help the county fund about $7 million worth of upgrades to the city-county emergency dispatch center. Toomay said city officials hope to develop a multiyear funding plan for the upgrades, and to better understand how the costs would be split between the city and the county.
Continued funding of the city-county sustainability coordinator position will be up for consideration as part of the 2013 budget. The position originally was funded through a grant from federal stimulus funds. Once that grant expired the city and county reached a funding agreement that split costs 60 percent from the county and 40 percent from the city. The original agreement has expired, and the city and county will have
to determine whether to continue funding the position. City commissioners will meet throughout the summer to craft the 2013 budget, which is slated to receive final approval in early August. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.
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Jacob January, middle school student, Lawrence “I fished when I was 7. My cousin, my brother and my aunt went down there and we fished. We caught catfishes and we just went home and ate them.”
Libby Queen, soon-to-be KU grad student, Lawrence “Not along the Kansas River. But I’ve fished with friends in their ponds and at Clinton Lake before.”
Holly Hangauer, restaurant server, Lawrence “No, but I have friends that do. One even swims there.”
Aaron Bales, law student, Lawrence “Not along the Kansas River. My family has got a lot of fishing property other places.”
34, of Kansas City, Kan., after he was accused of causing a disturbance early Monday at Motel 6, 1130 N. Third St. Sgt. Trent McKinley, a police spokesman, said a motel clerk reported at 2:20 a.m. the man had pulled fire alarms, turned off power breakers and destroyed a wireless router in the hallway. He was also accused of entering another guest’s room without authority and throwing two oranges at the clerk, striking her twice. Police believe the man was under the influence of drugs. He was taken to the Douglas County Jail on charges of battery, criminal damage, trespassing and a false fire alarm. He posted $400 cash bond and was given notice to appear in Lawrence Municipal Court. • Police are investigating an incident from early Saturday morning in which a woman was found injured in the hallway of an apartment in the 1700 block of West 24th Street. Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence police spokesman, said the call at 5:35 a.m. Saturday was initially reported as a rape. The woman was very intoxicated and not cooperative with officers or
hospital staff, which made it difficult to ascertain what had happened, he said. The woman’s injuries were not believed to be lifethreatening, McKinley said. • A 44-year-old Lawrence woman was arrested on an aggravated battery charge early Monday after she was accused of cutting a man’s hand with a steak knife during a domestic disturbance in the 2500 block of Redbud Lane. Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence police spokesman, said paramedics treated the victim at the scene before 1 a.m., but he declined to go to the hospital for further treatment. Douglas County prosecutors filed an aggravated battery charge against Marjorie Anne Freeman, and a judge set her bond at $15,000.
CONDITION UPDATES • Darrin Pease, 40, of Baldwin City, was listed in serious condition Monday at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., said Bob Hallinan, a hospital spokesman. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said Peace was injured in a scooter accident Thursday night near Douglas County State Fishing Lake. • Two people remained hospitalized Monday after a two-vehicle crash about 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Perry,
How many KU ath- LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT letes graduated on • Lawrence police arrestSunday? ed Michael Anthony Hughes,
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which initially sent four people to area hospitals. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Amy J. Blacketer, 34, Leavenworth, was driving a 1994 Ford car north to cross U.S. Highway 24 onto Ferguson Road when she failed to yield to a westbound 1997 Dodge Caravan and the two collided. Blacketer was treated and later released at StormontVail Regional Health Center, Topeka. Her passenger, Joshua D. Goff, 26, Leavenworth, was taken to Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., where spokesman Bob Hallinan said on Monday a condition update was not available. The occupants of the Caravan, Gary W. Kraus, 66, and Susan L. Kraus, 67, both of Grantville, also were taken to Stormont-Vail. Gary Kraus was released, and Susan Kraus was in fair condition Monday, a hospital spokeswoman said. All four people involved wore seat belts.
FIRE CALL UPDATE • Fire investigators have determined a fire early Saturday caused $75,000 worth of damage to a home at 1730 Lake Alvamar Drive. “The dwelling was occupied at the time of the fire,” said Chief Mark Bradford of Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical. “It is important
to note that the occupants were awakened by smoke alarms, and the ability to vacate and quickly notify the fire department resulted in no civilian injuries and reduced property damage.” Bradford said investigators determined the fire was an accident caused by landscape mulch covering an in-ground lighting source. The fire extended to inside the house. When fire crews arrived at 4:08 a.m., they found the fire in an interior utility and storage area on the home’s lower level. Bradford said the fire was under control at 5 a.m. Saturday. According to Douglas County records, the property is appraised at $725,000.
BIRTHS Brett and Jill Spader, Carbondale, a girl, Monday. Christina Briggs, Lawrence, a boy, Monday. Daniel and Tonya Forbis, Quenemo, a boy, Monday.
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Lawrence public school students’ disciplinary records are not part of their official transcript, but are The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports part of their private record filed. The newspaper generally with the school district. reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of This information was incorrect in an article Friday $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To proand an editorial Monday. tect 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.
An article Sunday contained the wrong city of residence for an extra in the movie “The Day After.” Clayton Hunter lives in Kansas City, Kan.
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Brownback signs anti-abortion bill
TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation giving more legal protection to Kansas health care providers who refuse to participate in abortions. Brownback’s office announced the signing Monday, although it took place last week. The governor is a strong abortion opponent and had been expected to sign the measure, which takes effect in July. Kansas law already protects doctors and hospitals from being forced to participate in abortions. This year’s measure extends the socalled “conscience” protection to other health care facilities. The legislation also says no individuals are required to refer patients for abortion services, or to participate in administering any drug they believe terminates a pregnancy. Abortion opponents say the measure simply updates existing law. Supporters of abortion rights predict it will restrict access to birth control.
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Lawrence keeps ‘Bicycle Friendly’ title, but group says work remains By Karrey Britt
I think you are right on the cusp of someLawrence is still a “Bi- thing really great in cycle Friendly Community,” but now Manhattan Lawrence.” email@example.com
is one, too. They were among a list of award winners released Monday by the League of American Bicyclists. “I think the competition is on,” said Bill Nesper, vice president of programs for the League of American Bicyclists. “Who’s going to be the best? Who’s going to set the standard for the state?” There’s only one other bicycle-friendly community in Kansas and that’s Shawnee, and the three are among only 214 communities nationwide. While Manhattan just earned its designation, Lawrence has been dubbed bicycle friendly by the organization since 2004, reearning the title in 2008 and this year. The League of State closer to using American Bicyclists began handing out the awards in casinos for KPERS 2003, and there are four levTOPEKA — Kansas legislaels: bronze, silver, gold and tors moved closer Monday platinum. It selects commuto dedicating revenues from nities based on an extenstate-owned casinos to sive application that looks pensions for teachers and at five areas: engineering, government workers as part education, encouragement, of a broader bill bolstering the evaluation and planning, long-term financial health of and enforcement. Only the state’s retirement system. about one-third of the apSenators agreed during plications receive an award. talks with House members to Nesper said while Lawinclude a proposal in legislarence was among the first tion overhauling the Kansas communities to receive Public Employees Retirement a designation, it hasn’t System. Three senators and moved up to the silver three House members are level because there’s too now negotiating over how much work to do. He notmuch casino revenue should ed three specific areas:
Infrastructure. Lawbe set aside. The idea has bipartisan rence needs more bicycle support and the backing of lanes and other infrastrucRepublican Gov. Sam Brown- ture so riders can safely get back. The House added a pro- to their destinations. “We vision to pensions legislation think the bicycling network before approving it in March, should continue to expand but the Senate didn’t debate and help connect and close the idea before passing its ver- the gaps for people who sion of the retirement system are trying to get from one bill earlier this month. place to another,” he said.
— Bill Nesper, vice president of programs for the League of American Bicyclists
Education. Nesper said Lawrence needs to improve its outreach to children by providing more education in schools. He said some communities are part of a national Safe Routes to School program. He said the community needs to do a better job of educating adults, too.
Ridership. If Lawrence improves its infrastructure and education, then maybe more people will ride their bicycles. He said Lawrence’s bicycle ridership is below the norm for a college town. “You have a new bike plan, which is really encouraging. You have a new Complete Streets Policy,” Nesper said. “I think you are right on the cusp of something really great in Lawrence.” Among other accomplishments in the past four years:
Lawrence Central Rotary launched a website called RideLawrence.com which promotes bicycling and adding bicycle parking.
Burroughs Creek Trail, which runs from 11th to 23rd streets, was completed. The 1.7-mile-long trail can be used for bicycling and other activities.
A bicycle rideability map has been created and is available on the city of Lawrence’s website. The map assists riders in choosing routes most applicable to their skill level.
The first Community
Bike Ride was held July 2011 and it drew 125 participants. This year’s event will be July 21 at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum. Jessica Mortinger, transportation planner for Lawrence-Douglas County Planning and Development Services, said while the city has made progress, there’s plenty of work ahead. She said the LawrenceDouglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization has received $100,000 from the Kansas Department of Transportation to conduct a countywide bicycle study. The study will start in late summer or early fall and take about one year. It will help guide future plans on improving and expanding bicycle routes. Lisa Hallberg, a bicycling enthusiast, said she wouldn’t have considered the town bicycle-friendly until two years ago when she began serving as chairwoman of the Lawrence-Douglas County Bicycle Advisory Committee. Now, she’s more aware of the efforts being made and the time it takes to complete each one. “I have a very different view about how the city is really trying to put in place better accessibility for all users in transportation,” she said. “It’s an evolving process. That car-centric way of thinking is pretty entrenched but they are doing the best that they can and they’ve accomplished a lot in the last four or five years.” Her goal is to become the first Kansas community to earn the silver-level award. Falling behind Manhattan is not an option, she said.
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2012 KU SCHOOL OF PHARMACY GRADUATES Editor’s note: A list of Kansas University graduates, provided by the university, that appeared in Sunday’s JournalWorld omitted graduates from the School of Pharmacy. Here are degrees granted since May 22, 2011:
Ranajoy Majumdar* Talia Thresa Martin* Bruce Delaus Mason* Warangkana Pornputtapitak* Kathy Stavropoulos* Srivalli Nagaleela Telikepalli* Maren Gulsrud Willcockson* Qiuhong Yang* Yunqi Zhao*
Honors (tentative) With Highest Distinction Tiffany Marie Belland Xin Lu Chan Parker Addison Corrin Lauren Rachel Frasier Walter Israel Phelps With Distinction Andrew Christian Brown Meghan Nicole Kolich Meghan Shupe Murphy Spencer Scott Martin Huyen Alice Nguyen Bridgette Cathleen Veal Melanie Amber West
Candidates for master’s degree Medicinal Chemistry Matthew J. Axtman* Kyle David Bailey* Srinath Pashikanti* Gurpreet Singh* Xiaoqin Tong* Pharmaceutical Chemistry Mohammad Abdulrahman M. Alsenaidy* Christopher Erik Helmut Asmus* Tobias Frommknecht*
Pharmacology & Toxicology Renea Dawn Creech* Pharmacy Practice Christina Yvonne Martin Bryan Schuessler Aaron Michael Steele
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Quynh Anh Tran Dmitriy B. Tulchinskiy Gerrit Scott VanderVoort Bridgette Cathleen Veal Lisa Thi Vo Katherine Ann Ward Elwyn Elbert Wax* Jessica Marie Werth Melanie Amber West Bridget Lee White Paige Marie Williams Eldon R. Wilson Amy Marie Yates Sara L. Yost Crystal Johnson Young Douglas James Zimmerman
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Obama ads target Romney’s record on jobs Government adopts By Ken Thomas Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama tried Monday to tarnish Mitt Romney as a corporate titan who got rich by cutting rather than c r e a t i n g Obama jobs, opening a new effort to undercut the Republican’s claims that his background of business success is Romney just what America needs in a time of deep economic uncertainty. At the center of the Obama campaign effort are a new website, TV ad and online video including interviews with onetime workers at a Kansas City, Mo., steel mill that Romney’s former private equity firm failed to successfully
restructure. Workers lost jobs and health care benefits. Pensions were reduced. “It was like a vampire. They came in and sucked the life out of us,” says steelworker Jack Cobb. Add John Wiseman: “Bain Capital walked away with a lot of money that they made off this plant. We view Mitt Romney as a job destroyer.” Countering the criticism, Romney’s campaign said the former Massachusetts governor welcomes an election-season conversation with Obama about jobs. Romney’s campaign has argued that he helped spur tens of thousands of jobs in the public and private sectors and pointed to a net job loss during Obama’s presidency, most of which occurred during the first few months of his administration. Obama has touted the creation of 4.2 million new jobs over the last 26 months as his policies took hold. Both candidates are seeking to pivot to voters’ No. 1 issue, the economy, and away from the social
WASHINGTON — Ron Paul, the congressman from Texas and a favorite of tea partyers, effectively ended his presidential campaign Monday but Paul urged his fervent supporters to continue working at the state party level to cause havoc for presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney. In an email to supporters, Paul urged his liberissues that dominated after the president announced his support for gay marriage last week. Obama steered clear of criticizing Romney during a commencement speech at Barnard College in New York, though he included a passing reference to nearby Wall Street, saying: “Some folks in the
tarian-leaning backers to remain involved in politics and champion his causes despite the apparent end of his presidential aspirations. Paul has found success in wrecking the selection process for delegates to the party’s late-summer nominating convention in Tampa, Fla., and trumpeted that he has delayed Romney’s expected nomination. “Moving forward, however, we will no longer spend resources campaigning in primaries in states that have not yet voted,” Paul said in his statement. financial world have not exactly been model corporate citizens.” He left the more direct skewering to surrogates and dispatched Vice President Joe Biden to Ohio to castigate Romney over his record at Bain. Romney, meanwhile, prepared to deliver a speech today in Iowa on reducing the huge federal debt.
Pakistani suggests reopening border to NATO By Sebastian Abbot Associated Press
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s foreign minister suggested Monday that the country should reopen its Afghan border to NATO troop supplies, saying the government has made its point by closing the route for nearly six months in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani troops. Reopening the border risks a domestic backlash in Pakistan given Washington’s refusal to apologize for last year’s attack, which it says was an accident. But it could help ensure Pakistan has a role in the future of Afghanistan as NATO prepares to retool its strategy there during a major conference that starts Sunday in Chicago.
Pakistan’s presence would benefit the U.S.-led coalition as well, since the country is seen as key to striking a peace deal with the Taliban and their allies in Afghanistan that would allow foreign troops to withdraw without the nation descending into further chaos. The supply line running through Pakistan to landlocked Afghanistan will be key to that withdrawal as NATO pulls out more than a decade’s worth of equipment. It has been critical for shipping in supplies as well, although the U.S. has reduced its reliance on Pakistan in recent years by using a more costly route through Central Asia. Shams Shahwani, a senior official in Pakistan’s Petroleum Tanker Owners Association, said he
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration adopts a landmark national strategy to fight Alzheimer’s today, setting the clock ticking toward a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least stall, the mind-destroying disease. But work is beginning right away: Starting today, embattled families and caregivers can check a new one-stop website, www.alzheimers.gov, for easy-to-understand information about dementia and where to get help. The National Institutes of Health is giving the green light to some major new studies of possible therapies, including a form of insulin that’s squirted into the nose. And the world’s top Alzheimer’s scientists gathered this week to decide what other research should take place next in order to meet that ambitious 2025 deadline. “These actions are the cornerstones of an historic effort to fight Alzheimer’s disease,” Health and
was contacted Monday The U.S. welcomed by Petroleum Ministry Khar’s comments, but said officials who told him the two countries have yet the NATO supply route to reach a final deal. will likely be opened by Wednesday evening. They told him to assemble his tankers in Karachi so they are ready to start transporting petroleum. Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said the government made 3140 Iowa St. Suite #108 • Lawrence, KS 66046 the right decision to close the border to NATO to (785) 838-3238 send a message to Washington that the attack on its troops in November was unacceptable. “It was important to make a point. Pakistan has made a point and now we can move MON. - THURS • 2-4PM on,” Khar said at a news conference in Islamabad when asked whether she believed Pakistan should reopen the supply route.
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No sign of shareholder revolt against Dimon By Pallavi Gogoi Associated Press
NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon owned up to stock analysts and went on TV to accept blame for a $2 billion trading mistake. Next he faces shareholders, who are considerably less wealthy since the blunder was disclosed. While Dimon may be greeted by colorful protesters and tough questions at the JPMorgan annual meeting in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, shareholders are unlikely to call for his head. For them, facing the crisis without Dimon might be a bigger nightmare than the trading loss itself. “When a bank is dealing with this sort of a challenge, you want someone of his caliber to shepherd it through,” said longtime JPMorgan shareholder Michael Holland, chairman and founder of money manager Holland & Co. That has not been a universal opinion since Thursday, when Dimon disclosed to analysts that the bank had lost $2 billion by making a bad bet with so-called credit derivatives. Investors lopped almost 10 percent off JPMorgan’s stock price the next day, and 3 percent more on Monday. Since Dimon made the announcement, almost $20 billion in market value has evaporated. Over the weekend, Elizabeth Warren, architect of
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H u m a n Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a statement. She was set to anSebelius nounce the steps today at the meeting of researchers. The first National Alzheimer’s Plan comes at what many scientists think is a pivotal moment. Alzheimer’s is poised to become a defining disease of the rapidly aging population. But researchers are pushing for a big change in how potential therapies are tested, by trying them in people who don’t yet have full-blown Alzheimer’s symptoms, when it may be too late to help. “There’s a sense of optimism” thanks to some new discoveries, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, told scientists at the Alzheimer’s Research Summit on Monday. But, “we need to figure out exactly where is the best window of opportunity” to battle back Alzheimer’s, Collins added.
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JPMORGAN CHASE & CO. CEO JAMIE DIMON, center, is seen in Washington during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in this 2009 file photo. Dimon confessed Thursday to a “flawed, complex, poorly reviewed, poorly executed and poorly monitored” trading strategy that lost a surprise $2 billion. the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a Senate candidate from Massachusetts, called for Dimon to give up his board seat at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. And on Monday, White House press secretary Jay Carney, without singling out Dimon, said that Washington can’t prevent “bad decisions being made on Wall Street.” He pointed out that it was the bank and its shareholders, not bailout-weary taxpayers, who were suffering this time. Dimon will be talking to shareholders from a position of weakness for the first time. He has built a reputation as a cost-cutting zealot and an expert at keeping risk under control.
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Rec questions It might be better to get a number of questions about a proposed recreation complex answered before moving ahead with actions that will commit taxpayer dollars.
t tonight’s meeting, Lawrence city commissioners are scheduled to consider the first formal action on a proposed super-large recreation complex at the northeast corner of the intersection of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway. The site, approximately 150 acres, is to be annexed into the city and given the appropriate zoning to accommodate various athletic and commercial activities. The project is on a fast-track schedule even though there are many aspects of the development that deserve public scrutiny, perhaps before the acreage is taken into the city and assigned specific zoning. For example, what will be the cost of extending city services to the city, and who will pay these costs: the city, the developers or the users? Then there’s the matter of who will be in charge of the proposed development and facilities: the public, city recreation officials, university athletic department officials or coaches, the developer or one or two large athletic companies such as Nike or Adidas? One of the features of the proposed recreation center is an outdoor running track. It is reported one of the parties pushing for the development claimed he could deliver the Kansas University track, now in Memorial Stadium to the development. Another individual associated with the track has proposed an AAU track. What’s the difference and why should it matter? The big question is who could use the track. KU does not allow the general public to use its track. Would it change policies and allow the public to use its track if it is part of the northwest development? It is believed an AAU track would be open for the public’s use. Which would Lawrence residents prefer? Another major question is who would control and schedule events at the center. The major feature of the development is said to be a massive indoor arena that could house eight or more full-sized basketball courts. Who has dibs on using these courts, and who will pay for their use? It would seem these and many other matters should be discussed by city and university officials, maybe even county officials, before the project is set in motion and taxpayers are asked to pay the bills. A first-class, world-class recreation development would be a tremendous asset for Lawrence, KU and a large area of northeast Kansas. It could be a winner in every respect. However, the cozy relationship of the developers, university officials and City Hall people and the almost-record pace with which this project is being packaged and advanced, raises the question of whether an expensive and fully loaded cart is being approved before the horse (the public and its tax dollars) is in place and ready to deliver the goods.
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So in the end he was found wanting. Not partisan enough. Not conservative enough. Not humble enough. Not local enough. Ultimately, Richard G. Lugar, elected to the Senate during America’s bicentennial celebration — a very long time ago — was not modern enough. Lugar just turned 80. He long ago abandoned his Indiana home if not his Indiana roots. He was that rare lawmaker living in a rarefied world, representing not only his state, not only his country, but also the public interest. In our politics there is a fine line between representing the broader interests and sowing resentment. Lugar did the first for a long while, then the second overtook him. This is not to say Republicans with a moderate impulse are somehow more patriotic, or more selfless, or more valuable than Republicans of a more caffeinated conservatism. This is merely to say that, when it came to international affairs, especially nuclear proliferation, Lugar thought himself a citizen of the world — not in a haughty way, but in a high-minded way. That was bred in him — in the study hideaways of Denison University, where he was a standout student, and then in the hushed, elitist halls of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes scholar and schooled in the Oxbridge ethos of service and serene dispassion. He, more than the more famous Rhodes scholar of later years, Bill Clinton, personified the perspective of the middle common room. Lugar worked to become elite in the days when the word, not always a synonym for snobby, was an object of reverence rather than oppro-
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Lugar’s rejection last week in a state that voted for Barack Obama for president four years ago is a variation of an oft-told tale.” brium. It was a time when expertise earned was then respected. It wasn’t, however, a time of purity; Lugar was elected in a decade despoiled by Vietnam and Watergate, when men of elite background were derided for being the best and the brightest (and earned that derision), and when most of the experts, particularly in foreign affairs, were wrong. In that time and in decades to follow — he now is the longest-serving Republican in the Senate — Lugar wasn’t so much the senior senator from Indiana as the senior spokesman for stability. When he entered the Senate, the highest compliment in the Capitol and the fondest measure of conservatism was to say of a lawmaker that he was sound — that he had sound principles, that he had a sound perspective. But, again, that was a long time ago. Lugar moved from Indianapolis to Washington in 1977 with a heavy burden. He had defeated Sen. Vance Hartke at a time when conservative-oriented Indiana incongruously had two liberal Democratic senators,
but he carried an inevitable and unenviable sobriquet in the angry aftertaste of Watergate. He was Richard Nixon’s favorite mayor. But Nixon was gone by then, and soon that description faded away. Sen. Lugar defied expectations. He wasn’t so much bipartisan as above partisanship. He’d gone to Oxford, but his college there was Pembroke, known for its informality, and his wife, Charlene, known universally as Char, had no patience for the formalities of Senate wives, preserving as inviolate her weekly bowling night. Lugar had a sunny disposition — no man in either caucus had a smile so permanent as Dick Lugar’s — but he knew deep disappointment. The world didn’t behave with Midwestern rationality. George H.W. Bush inexplicably chose his junior colleague, Dan Quayle, much underestimated but not as estimable as Lugar, for vice president in 1988. Lugar’s presidential race was regarded as one of those worthy exercises, like Bruce Babbitt’s, that might have prevailed in a more sober era but not in our own. He finished seventh in Iowa in 1996. Lugar’s rejection last week in a state that voted for Barack Obama for president four years ago is a variation of an oft-told tale. Some lawmakers go to Washington and adopt its warm colorations, thriving in the policy debates, coming to believe that the whole country is as riveted as they are by the votes of an obscure subcommittee, that it is watching as carefully as they are the feints in the cloakroom and the maneuvers on the floor, that it is as committed as they are to issues beyond their ken, or county.
Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, another Rhodes scholar and Pembroke man, was deceived that way and was defeated that way, too — beaten in 1974 as Lugar was, in a bruising primary. Rep. Al Ullman of Oregon, so powerful as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee that he was one of the men to see in Washington, was upended in 1980. Speaker of the House Thomas Foley of Washington lost his bid for a 16th term in 1994. Then there was Sen. Albert Gore Sr. He was a lion of the Senate, thinking himself more a national politician than a lawmaker from Carthage, Tenn. He was defeated in 1970 by GOP Rep. Bill Brock, a loss that devastated him and left an indelible impression on his son, who was for a time repelled by politics, offended by its ungracious caprice. All committed the crime of going native in the capital. Lugar will leave the Senate in January with garlands of praise from both sides of the aisle; the man, after all, lived in the aisle, then paid for it. He will be regarded as a symbol of old virtues, and lawmakers with highly paid speechwriters almost certainly will find themselves uttering the old Hamlet chestnut that they will not see his like again. Maybe in a brighter time they will. Maybe Richard Mourdock, now Indiana’s Republican nominee for Senate, will emerge as a lawmaker of stature and soundness, much like the man who sent Fulbright unceremoniously into retirement. His name was Dale Bumpers, and he was admired by Republicans and Democrats alike. It can happen. — David M. Shribman is executive editor of the Pittsburgh PostGazette.
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From the Lawrence Daily JournalWorld for May 15, 1912: “W. G. McFarland, who YEARS lives in the Kaw Valley AGO just east of Lawrence, IN 1912 has purchased an E.M.F. touring car through the Lawrence Street Motor Car Co. … The farmers will soon use more automobiles than their city cousins because they will find them useful and economical. The automobile means a saving of time, rest for the horses and greater convenience. Another improvement that will follow the use of automobiles by the farmers will be better roads, and better roads will mean bigger profits for the men who own and operate farms.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John
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Unwise cuts To the editor: Why would Gov. Brownback and Mike O’Neal and radical right-wing Republicans force through a budget bill that calls for a huge deficit by 2017? Their theory may be that leaving more money for the rich will stimulate job growth and general prosperity, but this has been thoroughly disproved. Why would they continue down this dead-end path? I believe we saw their intent here at home with the plan to close our SRS office. They didn’t want to close the office, they assured us; there just wasn’t enough money in the budget — the budget they created. That was small potatoes compared with the cuts needed with the new budget. The cuts again will be made with the excuse that there just isn’t enough money to go around. Again state hospital staffs will be decimated, funds for general health and mental health will be cut, services to the unemployed, the elderly and the disabled will be slashed. School funding will be cut again. The governor simply wants less government, regardless of the effects. You get a sense
Department, Rick Renfro and the staff of Johnny’s in North Lawrence, Pastor Gary and Stephen Ministers of Trinity Lutheran Church. Headquarters Counseling Center and our Healing After Suicide support group applaud all who participated in this mission of suicide prevention, starting with Thomas Brown and Zak Chipps who are cycling from California to New York for RISE Phoenix. Like Thomas and Zak, many of those who joined in activities have lost loved ones to suicide. Others participated because of their own struggles with suicide, others in supTo the editor: port. We thank you all. The seal of the City of LawMarcia Epstein, director rence is a phoenix rising from Headquarters Counseling the ashes and “from ashes to Center, Lawrence immortality.” Last week, we were home to another phoenix, RISE Phoenix, a national project to raise awareness of To the editor: A four-year degree is not suicide and inspire hope for quite enough. Having two or healing in those affected. For most people, suicide three sources of income is not is not a comfortable topic. a bad idea. Why? There are However, last week, so many six reasons to keep in mind: 1) people joined in this impor- mergers, 2) hostile takeovers, 3) tant conversation by welcom- leveraged buyouts, 4) free-trade ing RISE Phoenix: our city agreements, 5) Reagan/Bush commissioners, local media savings and loan home loan (KLWN, Channel 6 news, Kan- scandal killed the economy and sas Public Radio, KCPT and cost the U.S. millions of jobs, 6) the Lawrence Journal-World/ Bush/Cheney home loan scanWellcommons), the cycling dal killed the economy and cost community, Lawrence Police the U.S. millions of jobs
of his commitment to the less fortunate when he cuts taxes for the wealthy and increases taxes for people with low and middle income. He commented that the basic needs of homeless people are being met (yes, he did say that) while he handed out some hamburgers at our homeless shelter. He is out of touch with those who do need help. Government should be for all the people. Remember this at election time! Joe Douglas, Lawrence
All of the above ultimately translates into millions of U.S. job losses. Big-time layoffs are the end result. These jobs go abroad with tax codes that prevent taxation on profits made abroad from U.S. bigname corporations. There was a time when becoming employed by corporate America came with long-term employment, fine wages and dependable retirement benefits. Those days are gone. After a four-year degree, one might consider a vocational-technical institute to become a highly skilled technician in some field. This will make any college grad more marketable and perhaps open doors to self-employment. Or, if one has the dollars, becoming a career student is as respectable as any other job. Richard Heckler, Lawrence
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WEATHER HISTORY A tornado on this date in 1968 cut a 65-mile path through Iowa. Thirteen people died in Charles City.
Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Free swing dancing lessons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Kansas Room in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Trivia Night at the Jayhawker, 8-10 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Teller’s Family Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, 746 Mass. Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa.
TODAY’S BEST BETS Tuesday Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Open House for ECKAN for Douglas County, 10 a.m.-noon, United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court. Tuesday Concert presents Fortnight, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
p.m., behind store at 1832 Mass. Prairie Acre at Cottin’s Hardware Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., behind store at 1832 Mass. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Sons of the Union Veterans, 6:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Team Trivia with NetworQ, 7-9 p.m., Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Dollar Bowling, open to Team trivia, 9 p.m., close, Royal Crest Lanes, Johnny’s West, 721 Waka933 Iowa. rusa Drive. Big Brothers Big SisLadies Night Free ters of Douglas County, Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal noon, 536 Fireside Court, Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Community Breakfast Easy Grill Outs, 6 p.m., Celebrating Older AmeriHy-Vee, 3504 Clinton cans, 8-9 a.m., Maceli’s, Parkway. 1031 N.H. Billy Spears and the Dance Gala 2012, 7 Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., p.m., Lawrence Arts CenJohnny’s Tavern, 401 N. ter, 940 N.H. Second St. Opening: “Body of Country Jam hosted Work: Studies and by Good Ole Boys, Interpretations of the 6-8:30 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th Live Model” art exhibit, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts St., Eudora. Douglas County Com- Center, 940 N.H. Live Music: The Nest mission meeting, 6:35 on Ninth with Garrett p.m., Douglas County Childers, 7 p.m., The Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Poetry Slam: “Peace,” Oread, 1200 Oread Ave. Freeman Roberts, 7 7 p.m., Lawrence Public p.m., Gaslight Tavern, 317 Library, 707 Vt. NAMI-Douglas County N. Second. Monthly Roundtable meeting, 7 p.m., LawDiscussion on Living rence Public Library, 707 in Spiritual Extended Vt. Families (Christian ComConroy’s Trivia, 7:30 munity), 7 p.m., Signs of p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 Life, 722 Mass. W. Sixth St. Free Community Yoga Pride Night, 9 p.m., Class, 7:30-8:45 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Breathe Holistic Life CenIowa. ter, 1407 Mass.
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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. The Leavenworth Series: A Military History of the Cold War, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. “Tsunali: Teens Talking to Teens” drop-in session, 3-5 p.m., United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court. Thursday Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., 1121 Wakarusa Drive. Cottin’s Hardware Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30
Saturday Farmers’ Market, 7-11 a.m., 824 N.H. Red Dog’s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Shred Day and Electronic Recycling, 9 a.m.noon, Douglas County Bank at Ninth and Kentucky streets. Dance Gala 2012, 10 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Celebrate Food Revolution Day, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway.
Dance Gala 2012, 12 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. “Celebration through the Ages,” An Older Americans Month Celebration; 2 p.m., Lied Center Education Pavilion, 1600 Stewart Drive. Dance Gala 2012, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. Dance Gala 2012, 4 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Reading & Signing: Linda Rodriguez, author of “Every Last Secret,” 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh. Wild Hayride, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St. Community Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Stony Point Barn, 1514 N 600 Rd Stacy Stringer & The Dead Ringers, 8 p.m., Cutter’s, 218 E. 20th, Eudora.
Watkins Community Museum of History exhibits: “More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit,” photos and artifacts in the exhibition illustrate James Naismith’s and Forrest “Phog” Allen’s roles in shaping the game we know today and its influence in the community; “Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden,” through end of June; “Get Connected: Sustainable Energy in Douglas County,” through the end of this year, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, until 8 p.m. Thursday, 1047 Mass. Freedom’s Frontier exhibit, WednesdaySaturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: solo exhibit by Tricia Spencer, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through May 26, 718 High St., Baldwin City. Dole Institute of Politics exhibit: works by political cartoonist Herblock, through Aug. 21, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m., 2350 Petefish Drive. Lawrence Public Library storytimes for May: Library storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Thursdays; Toddler storytime RESUMING May 29, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Books & Babies RESUMING May 30, 9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Wednesdays, 707 Vt.
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New York state of mind Free State High senior Lee York’s driver carves a wide arc through the air and even can call to mind the swing of young PGA touring professional Dustin Johnson. “My dad and I, we both know my physical swing has never been the problem,” the long and lean York said after firing a 1-over-par 73 Monday at Eagle Bend, good for third place in the regional. The problem, Lee has come to realize, has been the longest six inches in sports, that minefield between the left and right ears. York and his father, Todd, play together often at Lawrence Country Club. Todd’s talented, but his confidence trumps his talent, which makes him a better golfer. Lee’s more talented, but negative thoughts have haunted him, keeping him from reaching his potential. When Lee hits a bad shot, his father tells him he still can win the hole by holing out. “No, York I can’t,” the son tells him. “The hole’s over.” “No, it’s not.” “Yes, it is.” And so it goes. The relentless father’s persistence paid off with one more conversation that seemed to have gotten through to the son on the eve of the regional, one year after Lee melted down with a 94 and didn’t qualify for a state tournament. Lee York didn’t hole out from the fairway Monday, but he nearly did so on backto-back holes in the midst of a stretch of four consecutive birdies (11, 12, 13, 14), leaving himself six-inch tap-ins. “My dad and I did a lot of talking,” said York, who plans to golf at Colorado Mesa University next season. “He said, ‘Lee, everyone at LCC knows what you’re capable of, and everyone knows what your mental game is.’” After they talked, Lee read. And read. And read. “I sat outside on our porch, just relaxed and read for a good hour and a half,” York said. “It was getting dark.” He re-read Dr. Bob Rotella’s, “Golf is Not a Game of Perfect.” “Today, every single shot, I erased it from my mind, good or bad,” York said. “Between shots, I was listening to the birds, smelling the grass, talking to the competitors.” Just as important was what he didn’t do. “No thrown clubs,” he said. “No kicking and stomping. I might have cursed a little, but no temper tantrums. Very mature round. “I got up a little bit. I got down a little bit. But it was no extreme on either side. I just stayed very confident, steady, stayed in the present. That’s the big thing the book kept talking about, staying in the present.” Same swing as a year ago and 21 strokes better. One more competitor proving golf indeed is a game of inches, none more important than those between the ears.
Kansas University may soon be adding a reinforcement to its backcourt for the 2012-13 men’s basketball season. Milton Doyle, a 6-foot4, 185-pound senior combo guard out of Chicago’s Marshall High, arrived on KU’s campus Monday for an offi-
cial recruiting visit. The firstteam Chicago Sun Times AllPublic League selection and third-team Chicago Tribune all-stater recently decommitted from Florida International following the firing of coach Isiah Thomas. Doyle, who averaged 19 points, seven rebounds and just under five assists per game his senior season, also has Nebraska and Colo-
rado State on his list and recently made a recruiting trip to Bradley, which has since filled its allotment of scholarships. His mom, Lisa Green, tells Rivals.com that KU is her son’s “No. 1 dream school” and, while nothing is official yet, he doesn’t plan to make any other campus visits. “I call him the quiet assassin,” Marshall coach Henry
Cotton told the Chicago Sun Times. “He just goes about his job relentlessly. If he had waited (until second semester), he could have gone anywhere he wanted to, but he was loyal to the people who showed him interest (FIU) when no one else did. That’s Milton Doyle the way he is.” averaged Cotton said the lanky 19 points, 7 rebounds last Please see HOOPS, page 3B season
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FREE STATE’S LEE YORK TEES OFF during a regional golf meet Monday at Eagle Bend. The entire FSHS team qualified for state.
FSHS team, four Lions earn trip By Benton Smith email@example.com
Free State High junior golfer Alex Green stood about 30 yards across from fellow junior Wilson Hack in the fairway of hole No. 2 Monday afternoon at Eagle Bend Golf Course. Going head-to-head in a Class 6A regional suddendeath playoff, Green watched Hack’s approach drop softly onto the green, about three feet from the hole. “God-dang it, Wilson,” Green yelled across the fairway. Typical golf decorum wasn’t much of a concern at that point for the Firebirds, who already knew their whole team had qualified for state by finishing second at the regional, with a season-best team score of 300 — seven shots behind champion Shawnee Mission East.
Green and Hack each shot 75, which tied Shawnee Mission Northwest’s Collin Weems, forcing a playoff. Weems birdied the first hole to take sixth. Hack’s second shot on the second playoff hole set him up for birdie, and he beat Green for seventh. “I figured I might as well go for it,” Hack said, “because he’s gonna make at least par.” Green had a 15-foot putt that could’ve tied Hack, but he missed it about an inch to the right. “I had putts like that all day,” Green said, “that I just couldn’t make.” There wasn’t much else for the Firebirds to gripe about following their best round of the year. With Hack, Green, Lee York (73, third) Colin Becker (77, tied for 10th), Max Soto (87, 23rd) and Hunter
City baseball teams meet for third time By Benton Smith and Matt Tait firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
There is a sports theory that gets tossed around often about the difficulty of beating the same team three times. The baseball teams from Lawrence and Free State high schools are about to play — at 4:30 p.m. today at College Boulevard Activity Center in Olathe — for the third time in eight days, this time in a Class 6A regional semifinal. After his Lions beat the Firebirds, 3-1 and 7-4, LHS coach Brad Stoll wasn’t giving that three-win philosophy much credit. “That’s an age-old sports cliche, and I think is only
Dedloff (89, tied for 26th), FSHS coach Matt Gudenkauf said the team performed better than it had in the regular season. That allowed FSHS to earn a trip to Monday’s Class 6A state tournament, at Garden City. “That was pretty much our goal the entire year,” Gudenkauf said. “The four guys that scored well today, at one (regular-season) tournament or another, scored well … but I couldn’t get all four of them at the same time.” As regional hosts, Hack said the Firebirds wanted to play significantly better than they did the last time they hosted a tournament. They finished sixth on March 28 at the Free State Invitational. “I think we all knew we were capable of shooting what we did,” Hack said following the regional, “and I think we
really showed that we are a team that can contend with Shawnee Mission Northwest (305, third) and teams like that.” Green said qualifying for state and having four top-10 finishers was an awesome accomplishment. “Our score has shown that we have the talent to compete really well as a team,” the junior said.
LHS sends four to state Lawrence High didn’t crack the top three in the team standings, which kept the Lions from sending their entire team to state. Despite their fourth-place finish (329), four LHS golfers had one of the topfive lowest individual scores among non-qualifying teams. With golfers from SME, Please see GOLF, page 3B
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true if you allow it to be true,” Stoll said. It’s not that the coach thinks Lawrence (12-8) is in line for an automatic win. Stoll knows the Firebirds (8-12) would love to win this playoff game, regardless of who beat whom or how many times they’ve played. FSHS coach Mike Hill agreed. “This is do-or-die. This is win-or-pack,” Hill said. “Our kids are motivated to continue their season. It just so happens we’re playing Lawrence in the first round.” The No. 3 seed Lions anTony Gutierez/AP Photo ticipate an intense rematch with No. 6 FSHS, and Stoll KANSAS CITY STARTING PITCHER BRUCE said Hill will have his players CHEN delivers to the Rangers in the ready to face LHS starting fourth inning. Chen picked up the win in a 3-1 victory on Monday in Arlington, Please see REGIONALS, page 3B Texas. Story on page 4B.
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The president of Florida State University says moving the athletic program from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big 12 has several drawbacks to be considered. FSU president Eric Barron sent an email to those who have asked him about the possibility of the Seminoles switching conferences. The email was obtained by the Associated Press and several other news organizations. He writes that negotiations between the school and the conference are not taking place. While he lays out both possible pros and cons for a move, he makes a strong case for staying in the Please see FSU, page 2B
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K.C.â€™s Duffy faces elbow surgery ARLINGTON, TEXAS (AP) â€” Kansas City Royals left-hander Danny Duffy is facing the likelihood of Tommy John surgery after being diagnosed Monday with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. Duffy was put on the 15-day disabled list the same day an MRI revealed the seriousness of the injury, and the Royals said he is expected to get a second opinion from Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles. Duffy is the second Royals starter to go on the disabled list in less than a week. Right-hander Jonathan Sanchez was put on the 15-day DL last week because of left biceps tendinitis. The 23-year-old Duffy (2-2, 3.90 ERA) faced only three batters in Sundayâ€™s 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox. After catcher Humberto Quintero saw Duffy shake his arm after a throw, manager Ned Yost and a trainer visited the mound. Duffy was pulled when he said his elbow was the problem. Duffy also experienced tightness in his elbow last month,
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KANSAS CITY ROYALS STARTING PITCHER DANNY DUFFY WALKS OFF THE FIELD with a trainer after he was taken out of the baseball game during the first inning against the White Sox on Sunday in Chicago. forcing him to skip a turn in the rotation. â€œThe thing about these Tommy John surgeries nowadays, theyâ€™re so efficient at doing them. Danny is going to
ACC, where the Seminoles have competed since 1992. The ACC currently has 12 members and will be adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse as soon as 2013. The Big 12 has 10 members after it replaced Texas A&M and Missouri, which are headed to the Southeastern Conference next season, with West Virginia and TCU. â€œI want to assure you that any decision made about FSU athletics will be reasoned and thoughtful and based on athletics, finances and academics,â€? Barron wrote. â€œAllow me to provide you with some of the issues we are facing:â€? Barron outlined four points made by those who support a move: Q The ACC is more of a basketball conference than a football league. Q The ACC is too North Carolina centric and the conferenceâ€™s TV contract gives the stronger basketball schools an advantage. Q The Big 12â€™s powerful football schools are a better match for Florida State. Q The Big 12â€™s impending new TV contract might make Florida State $2.9 million more per year than the ACCâ€™s new deal and Florida State needs the money. Barron countered that the ACC shares its football and basketball revenue equally. The only revenue that is not shared equally is certain media rights for womenâ€™s basketball and Olympic sports, and that is to Florida Stateâ€™s benefit. He also points out that Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska and Texas A&M have left the Big 12 over the past two years because the conference does not share revenue equally. Barron wrote the Big 12 is at least as Texas centered as the ACC is North Carolina centered and that the Texas schools are expected to play each other. He wrote that the â€œmost likely scenarioâ€? leaves Florida State playing Kansas State, Kansas, Iowa State and West Virginia. Florida State already has problems selling out its home games. Barron wrote that playing those schools would not cure that problem. He also writes that the possible financial gains the school could make under the Big 12 TV contract might not be enough to make up for the cost of competing in that league. Other FSU sports teams would have to make longer road trips and that could eat away any of the financial benefits of a better TV contract in the Big 12. Barron also stated a move to the Big 12 could cost the school its rivalry game against Miami. Plus, â€œIt will cost between $20$25 million to leave the ACC â€” we have no idea where that money could come from.â€? Lastly, he added: â€œThe faculty are adamantly opposed to joining a league that is academically weaker ... â€?
year which is what hurts. He was really starting to come into his own. ... He was throwing 95-97 mph, he had a great start and heâ€™s starting to learn how to command it.â€? Right-hander Nate Adcock ,!72%.#% ()'( was recalled from Triple-A TODAY Omaha, and righty Vin Mazâ€˘ Softball vs. Topeka at Olathe zaro will start today against the CBAC, 4:45 p.m.; winner plays for Rangers in place of Sanchez. regional championship at 6:30 p.m. â€œWe want to see Vinny. We â€˘ Girls soccer at Manhattan, 6 p.m. know what Nate can do,â€? Yost â€˘ Baseball vs. Free State at Olathe said. â€œWeâ€™re trying to sort some CBAC, 4:30 p.m.; winner plays for things out. Weâ€™re looking for two starters. ... We got to give regional championship at 7 p.m. Vin a shot.â€? Duffy was drafted by the 2/9!,3 Royals in the third round in the 2007 draft and made his major TODAY league debut last season, going â€˘ at Texas, 7:05 p.m. 4-8 with a 5.64 ERA in 20 starts. WEDNESDAY In six starts this season he had a â€˘ vs. Baltimore, 7:10 p.m. team-leading 28 strikeouts over 272â „3 innings. Sanchez went on the DL a 30/243 /. 46 day after he lasted only three innings in a loss at Boston on TODAY May 7. Sanchez (1-2, 6.75) was Time Net Cable acquired in an offseason trade Baseball with San Francisco to bolster Detroit v. White Sox 1 p.m. WGN 16 the starting rotation. Yankees v. Baltimore
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come back even better, even stronger,â€? Yost said before the opener of a two-game series in Texas. â€œItâ€™s just missing out on Dannyâ€™s development for a year and Dannyâ€™s production for a
Coach K: 2012 Olympics will be last as U.S. coach DALLAS â€” Mike Krzyzewski says he thinks the London Olympics will be his last coaching the United States. The Duke coach was brought in before the 2008 Games to revive a struggling Olympic team, which had finished a disappointing third in Athens. Krzyzewski and USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo established a player pool to help give the program structure, and the result has been a return to the top of the international game. The Americans won the gold medal in Beijing behind Krzyzewski Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James. Two years later, they won the world title with a completely different roster. Krzyzewski says coaching the U.S. team has been â€œthe ultimate honor,â€? and heâ€™ll continue to be involved with USA Basketball after stepping down. Colangelo, meanwhile, said Monday he would stick around after London to provide the continuity thatâ€™s been so key to the Americansâ€™ resurgence.
MLB drops Alfonzoâ€™s ban NEW YORK â€” Major League Baseball and the playersâ€™ union have agreed to drop the 100game suspension imposed on Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo for a positive drug test because of the same procedural issues that came up in the Ryan Braun case. Alfonzo missed 48 games â€” the final 15 of last season and the first 33 of this year.
TODAY â€˘ Girls soccer vs. Gardner-Edgerton, 6 p.m. â€˘ Baseball vs. Lawrence High at Olathe CBAC, 4:30 p.m.; winner plays for regional championship at 7 p.m. WEDNESDAY â€˘ Softball vs. Manhattan at TopekaWashburn Rural, 2 p.m.; winner plays for regional championship at 5 p.m.
Jay Rodgers was promoted from defensive assistant to replace Nunnely, who coached for 36 years. The 60-year-old Nunnely also coached defensive linemen with the San Diego Chargers (19972008) and the New Orleans Saints (1995-96) after 18 years at the college level, including four as head coach at UNLV.
Union challenge heard today NEW YORK â€” The NFL playersâ€™ union grievance against the league in the Saints bounties scandal will be heard Wednesday. The union claims NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesnâ€™t have the authority to hand out discipline for player conduct that occurred before the current collective bargaining agreement was finalized last August. The players argue that a CBA arbitrator, and not Goodell, has the right to decide player punishment under such circumstances, as well as rule on any appeals. Goodell suspended four players, including linebacker Jonathan Vilma for the 2012 season, after a league investigation uncovered a payfor-hits program at New Orleans that ran from 2009-11. Also suspended were Saints defensive end Will Smith for four games; linebacker Scott Fujita, now with Cleveland, for three games; and DE Anthony Hargrove, now with Green Bay, for eight games.
Ivanovic advances in Italy
ROME â€” In a matchup of former French Open champions, 13th-seeded Ana Ivanovic beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 6-3 on Monday in a windy first-round match at the Italian Open. In a night match at the Foro Italico, FrancHOCKEY esca Schiavone was defeated in front of her fans by 39th-ranked Ekaterina MakaroHunter done as coach of Caps home va 6-3, 6-4. ARLINGTON, VA. â€” Dale Hunter is finished This tournament is the last major clay-court as coach of the Washington Capitals after less warm-up for the French Open, which starts in than one full season, telling the team he wants two weeks. to return to his family in Canada. In menâ€™s action, ninth-seeded John Isner He told general manager George McPhee of overcame a slow start to beat Philipp Kohlschthe decision Monday, two days after the Capitals reiber of Germany 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2. were eliminated from the playoffs by the Rangers in Game 7. COLLEGE BASKETBALL Hunter was hired in November to replace the fired Bruce Boudreau and went 30-23-7 during Nolan Richardson III found dead the remainder of the regular season to help the TULSA, OKLA. â€” Police in Tulsa, Okla., say NoCapitals squeeze into the playoffs. lan Richardson III â€” the son of former Arkansas and Tulsa basketball coach Nolan Richardson PRO FOOTBALL â€” has been found dead in his home. A spokesman said Monday that Richardson Minn. Gov. signs stadium bill IIIâ€™s wife found her husband dead in a chair in ST. PAUL, MINN. â€” Gov. Mark Dayton on their Tulsa home about 3 p.m. Sunday. A cause Monday signed off on a hard-fought agreement of death was not immediately released but to build the Minnesota Vikings a $975 million police said the 47-year-oldâ€™s death appears to be stadium at the downtown Minneapolis site of due to natural causes. the teamâ€™s current home, the Metrodome. Richardson III was known as â€œNotesâ€? and The Vikings hope to move into their new served as an assistant to his father at Arkansas home by 2016, and will sign a 30-year lease to and later as head coach at Tennessee State. play there. The team will pay just under half the cost of the $975 million construction project, COLLEGE FOOTBALL with the state and city of Minneapolis paying the rest. Hall of Fame selects Detmer The Vikings pursued a new stadium for more DALLAS â€” Heisman Trophy winner and BYU than a decade, but had little leverage until their star Ty Detmer has been selected to the ColMetrodome lease expired in February after the season ended. Zygi and Mark Wilf, the Vikingsâ€™ lege Football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation announced owners, never threatened to move the team, on ESPN that Detmer will be part of a class of 14 but the Vikings were frequently mentioned as a former players and three former coaches who will potential fit for the Los Angeles market, which be inducted into the Hall of Fame in December. does not have an NFL franchise. The rest of the class will be revealed today in York. Longtime D-line coach retires New Detmer was one of the most prolific passers ENGLEWOOD, COLO. â€” Wayne Nunnely, one in college football history. He won the Heisman of the premiere defensive-line coaches in the in 1990 as a junior and finished his career with NFL, is retiring after 17 seasons, the last three 15,031 yards passing and 121 touchdown passes, with the Denver Broncos. both NCAA records at the time.
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Punishment puzzles brothers By Tom Keegan email@example.com
Lawrence High senior Logan Henrichs sounded Monday as if he’ll never understand why he was suspended from school for giving his brother Connor a horizontal-mohawk haircut in a private home, a disciplinary action that prevented him from playing the final two legs of the Sunflower League championship. Many have had a difficult time understanding why Henrichs and others were suspended. “I don’t understand, either,” Logan said. “We’ve had countless conversations with everybody, so I don’t know.” This much Logan Henrichs had no trouble understanding about his kid brother Monday: “I’m very proud of him, and I’m proud of the team.” Connor, a sophomore, shot an 80, and Logan, a senior, an 81 at Eagle Bend in the regional, joining teammates Brett Van Blaricum
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pitcher Garrett Cleavinger, who struck out nine and allowed three hits in Lawrence’s 3-1 victory on May 7. “They’re gonna make adjustments,” Stoll said. “They saw Cleavinger, and they kind of know what to expect.” What LHS should expect from Free State’s starting pitcher is another matter. Hill said Monday night the Firebirds had not yet named a starter. “You can expect to see multiple people on the mound,” Hill said. That has been the strategy in the other two rivalry games. JD Prochaska, Jacob Caldwell or Ryan Cantrell could start, and Sam Hearnen almost always throws relief.
Softball Lawrence Although they did not meet during the regular season, there is plenty of history surrounding today’s 4:45 p.m. first-round regional softball game between sixth-seeded Lawrence High (5-15) and thirdseeded Topeka High (14-6) at Olathe’s College Boulevard Activity Center. One year ago, these teams squared off for the regional championship in Topeka, where LHS claimed a wild, 12-10 victory and earned a spot in the 2011 state tournament. Although the stakes won’t be quite as high when the two meet today, the goal is the same. “We’re hoping some of
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Doyle, who is known for his slashing ability, “is a great player. If had played a little bit more and been out on the circuit a little bit more, he definitely could have played in the McDonald’s All-American game. He’s got natural talent. There is nothing that he can’t do on the floor. He can defend, he can pass, he can shoot it, he can drive to the basket and he can create for others, he can make people around him better and he can make himself better.” Doyle, who last month scored 20 points in the Chicago Public League allstar game, is unranked nationally by Rivals.com. He missed his entire junior season after transferring from Chicago Tilden to Chicago Marshall because of a broken wrist. He did not play AAU ball in July last year, instead concentrating on his academic work.
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CONNOR HENRICHS, LEFT, SPORTS A BUZZ CUT after the horizontal mohawk given to him by his older brother, Logan, right, earned the elder brother a suspension. and Narito Mendez (both shot 84) in qualifying for the state tournament in Garden City. Connor Henrichs is developing a reputation for being one of those athletes whose performance keeps pace with the enormity of the event. He scored the lone goal in a soccer game against Lawrence High in the fall and saved one of his best rounds of golf for the regional. “I know the course pret-
ty well, so that made me confident,” Connor said. Logan, the Lions’ No. 1 player, has had steadier days than Monday. He carded just two pars, none on a back side that included three birdies, four bogeys and two double-bogeys. Logan wouldn’t accept an excuse offered him. Could it be, he was asked, the suspension rattled him? “I got out and played a good amount,” he said. “I
Today at College Boulevard Activity Center 2 p.m. — No. 2 Olathe Northwest (12-8) vs. No. 7 Washburn Rural (7-13) 4:30 p.m. — No. 3 Lawrence (128) vs. No. 6 Free State (8-12) Championship 7 p.m. — semifinal winners
Today at College Boulevard Activity Center 3 p.m. — No. Olathe Northwest (16-4) vs. No. 7 Junction City/St. Xavier (4-16) 4:45 p.m. — No. 3 Topeka (14-6) vs. No. 6 Lawrence (5-15) Championship 6:30 p.m. — semifinal winners Today at WYCO 4 p.m. — No. 8 K.C. WashingtonK.C. Schlagle (0-15) vs. No. 9 Leavenworth (0-20) Wednesday at Washburn Rural 2 p.m. —No. 4 Free State (12-7) vs. No. 5 Manhattan (10-10)
3:30 p.m. — No. 1 Washburn Rural (17-3) vs. Washington-Schlagle/ Leavenworth winner Championship 5 p.m. — semifinal winners
Central I Monday No. 1 Washburn Rural 10, No. 8 Topeka 0 Today No. 5 Gardner-Edgerton (5-11) at No. 4 Free State (10-4-2), 6 p.m. Thursday Washburn Rural vs. GardnerEdgerton-Free State winner, 6 p.m. at Washburn Rural Central II Monday No. 6 Leavenworth (5-11) at No. 3 Junction City (11-4-1), 6 p.m. Today No. 7 Lawrence (3-13) at No. 2 Manhattan (13-2-1), 6 p.m. Thursday Leavenworth-Junction City winner vs. Lawrence-Manhattan winner, 6 p.m. at Manhattan
that carries over,” LHS coach Nick Wood said. “We want the handful of girls who played in that game to show up this year with confidence and help us get it done again.” Doing so won’t be easy, but you would never know it from talking to the LHS players. “We definitely have a good chance,” said Lions third baseman Lauren Byrn, one of four LHS seniors. “We’ve played great defense all year, and our hitting has really come around. If we play clean D and can score some runs, I think we’ll have a good shot.” Freshman pitcher Megan Sumonja (2-5) will start on the mound for the Lions. “We play in a really good conference,” Wood said. “There’s nothing that we’re going to see today that we haven’t seen all year. We just have to put it all together for 21 outs.” The LHS-THS winner
Free State (Wednesday) Free State softball couldn’t be much hotter entering postseason play. The Firebirds (12-7) won eight of their last nine games before their regular-season finale against Shawnee Mission South was suspended, with the score tied at 3. FSHS begins its regional at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Topeka-Washburn Rural, against Manhattan (10-10). Courtney Parker, Sam O’Brien and A’Liyah Rogers have been Free State’s most consistent threats at the plate — each has 29 hits. They are just three of the six Firebirds hitting above .300. Parker leads with a robust .468, O’Brien isn’t far behind at .408, Rogers has
“Doyle is the ultimate sleeper, an underrated talent who fits the cliché ‘his best basketball is ahead of him’ perfectly. It’s true,” wrote Joe Henricksen of the Chicago Sun Times. “Doyle is just scratching the surface. He’s long, wiry, active, extremely athletic and his skill level has improved the more he plays. “Doyle remained a rather unknown (his senior year). Florida International snuck in and nabbed a commitment from Doyle last fall before the kid’s talent blew the top off and he became a hot commodity. Thomas, however, was fired following the season and Doyle was back on the open market. ... You just don’t typically find a talent this late in the recruiting game like Doyle, who has tremendous upside and untapped potential,” Henricksen added. Noted ILprepbullseye. com: “(He is) a stellar athlete who was among top five players in Chicago Public League based on performance this past
season. Excels at slashing and has a tremendous mid-range game.” His mom figures KU will land a commitment. “I would say that it’s his choice. Kansas has already offered a scholarship, but he wanted to go see the school and see how things are at Kansas,” she said. “Milton just wants to spend a little time at Kansas and see what it’s all about. Kansas will be his third official visit (besides FIU, Bradley), so he’s got two visits left. My guess is he’s going to be sold on Kansas, so I don’t think he’ll use his final two visits, but I don’t know for sure.” KU is also awaiting word from University of South Carolina sophomore Damontre Harris, a 6-9 forward who is down to KU and Florida. Anrio Adams, a 6-3 senior combo guard from Seattle’s Rainier Beach High, said again this week he plans to arrive at KU in June for summer school. He’s committed to KU, but has not yet signed a letterof-intent as he awaits his
will face the winner of the match-up between No. 2 Olathe Northwest (16-4) and No. 7 Junction City/ St. Xavier (4-16) at 6:30 for a trip to state.
played nine on Saturday and 18 on Sunday. There was just something about my drives today, and I couldn’t really figure it out.” Hazing — defined by the school district as an act that “recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental health, physical health or safety of a student” — was the official explanation for the suspension that lasted three days out of school and one day in school. Connor didn’t look as if he his mental or physical health or his safety had been endangered. He looked like a teenager with a new haircut — the horizontal mohawk gave way to an even buzz cut — happy to have played such a fine round of golf on such a big stage. As for the hazing ruling leveled on his brother, he didn’t understand it either. “Freshman year for soccer I had a mohawk,” Connor said. “Someone else shaved my head that year. Not my brother. Nobody got suspended.”
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FSHS and SMNW occupying the top 14 slots, Connor Henrichs (80, 15th), Logan Henrichs (tied for 16th, 81) and Brett Van Blaricum and Narito Mendez (84, tied for 19th) were able to punch their tickets to state. “We’re excited,” Mendez said. “We were hoping for a little better individual scores, though. We played all right, not really our best, though, for as much as we play out here.” Van Blaricum and Mendez had the highest scores among state qualifiers at the regional.
“I was right on the line,” Mendez said of making the cut. “I got nervous when I saw the other scores.” An improved back nine salvaged Van Blaricum’s round. “I felt a lot of pressure today,” the senior said, “especially after my horrible front nine (45). I was really mad at myself.” He was 13-over par heading into the 17th hole. Van Blaricum birdied the par-3 and figured he would still be in line to make the state cut if he bogeyed 18. Though he began the 18th with a bad drive, he got back into the fairway and finished with a par 4. That’s when someone told him 84 was the number he needed. “I was so relieved,” Van Blaricum said.
hit .397, Elizabeth Hazlett (16 at bats) comes in at .375, Alex Hill hits .343 and Remington Samuels bats .323.
Soccer Free State Throughout this season, Free State’s girls soccer team has been recognized by the Kansas Soccer Coaches Association as one of the best teams in the state. Though the Firebirds (10-4-2) lost three of their last four regular-season games, two of those came against highly rated foes Olathe East and Blue Valley Southwest. FSHS will play host to Gardner-Edgerton (5-11) at 6 tonight. Free State defeated the Trailblazers, 2-0, earlier this season, but played much better than a twogoal advantage would suggest. The Firebirds outshot GEHS, 30-1. Maddie Dieker scored both goals, but Amber Hicks, Kylee Loneker, Chelsea Casady, Regan Keasling, Margaux Gill, Abbey Casady, Hadyn Hutchison and Allix Ice had shots as well. Lawrence Lawrence High’s girls soccer team has experienced plenty of challenges in 2012. After going 3-13 in the regular season, the next test comes at 6 tonight, when the Lions play at Manhattan (13-2-1). The Lions closed their season by defeating Topeka and also recorded victories over Baldwin and Shawnee Mission North. Manhattan is the top seed in the Class 6A Regional No. 2.
latest standardized test score. “I Will Be Wearing #2 For Kansas! This Year,” Adams wrote on Facebook on Monday.
Agents: KU senior guard Tyshawn Taylor, who graduated Sunday, has signed with Excel Sports Management and agent Jeff Schwartz. Excel also represents former KU players Paul Pierce, Mario Chalmers, Nick Collison and Cole Aldrich. Thomas Robinson, who is leaving KU after his junior year, has signed with Dutt Sports Services and agent Tony Dutt. Dutt also represents former KU players Marcus and Markieff Morris.
Transfer talk: Former Texas Tech forward Terran Petteway has decided to transfer to Nebraska. Petteway played 13.1 minutes per game for the Red Raiders last season. ... Julius Mays, a point guard from Wright State, has transferred to Kentucky, where he’s immediately eligible following his graduation.
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Baltimore Tampa Bay New York Toronto Boston
L 14 14 15 17 19
Pct .611 .611 .571 .528 .457
GB — — 11⁄2 3 51⁄2
WCGBL10 — 5-5 — 4-6 11⁄2 7-3 3 4-6 51⁄2 5-5
Str L-2 W-2 W-1 L-2 W-4
Home Away 11-9 11-5 13-3 9-11 11-8 9-7 8-8 11-9 8-11 8-8
W 19 17 17 14 10
L 16 18 19 20 25
Pct .543 .486 .472 .412 .286
GB — 2 21⁄2 41⁄2 9
WCGBL10 — 5-5 41⁄2 4-6 5 5-5 7 6-4 111⁄2 3-7
Str W-1 L-1 W-1 W-3 L-1
Home Away 8-10 11-6 9-9 8-9 7-11 10-8 4-13 10-7 6-13 4-12
W 23 18 16 15
L 13 17 21 20
Pct .639 .514 .432 .429
GB — 41⁄2 71⁄2 71⁄2
WCGBL10 — 6-4 31⁄2 6-4 61⁄2 5-5 61⁄2 5-5
Str L-1 L-1 L-1 L-1
Home Away 10-7 13-6 9-10 9-7 7-8 9-13 9-8 6-12
Pct .629 .611 .571 .514 .472
GB — 1⁄2 2 4 51⁄2
WCGBL10 — 6-4 — 7-3 — 7-3 2 7-3 31⁄2 4-6
Str W-1 L-1 W-1 L-1 W-2
Home Away 13-4 9-9 8-6 14-8 11-6 9-9 8-7 10-10 8-9 9-10
Central Division Cleveland Detroit Chicago Kansas City Minnesota
West Division Texas Oakland Seattle Los Angeles
Chen, Royals win again
ARLINGTON, TEXAS (AP) — Kansas City starter Bruce Chen was changing speeds, moving pitches inside and outside. Chen kept Josh Hamilton and the Texas Rangers off balance while pitching into the seventh inning for the Royals to win his second start in a row, 3-1 over the AL West leaders Monday night. “Against that lineup, he was unbelievable,” Royals catcher Brayan Pena said. “He kept the ball down, mixed pretty good trying to make sure that the big boys didn’t hurt us. ... He did a great job with the hottest hitter on the planet.” The Rangers were the
top hitting team in the majors, and had 19 hits the previous night. Hamilton, named earlier Monday the AL player of the week for his nine homers and 18 RBIs last week, extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a single and Nelson Cruz hit a massive homer. But Hamilton, the slugger who is hitting .400 and leads the majors with 18 homers and 44 RBIs, didn’t hurt the Royals. He even lost the grip of two bats that flew into the stands while swinging against Chen (2-4). “I think Bruce Chen faced Josh Hamilton about as good as you can face him. Two souvenirs in the
East Division W 22 22 20 18 17
Washington Atlanta New York Miami Philadelphia
L 13 14 15 17 19
Central Division St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Houston Milwaukee
W 20 18 17 15 15 15
L 15 16 18 20 20 20
Pct .571 .529 .486 .429 .429 .429
GB — 11⁄2 3 5 5 5
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Str L-4 W-2 W-3 W-2 L-3 L-2
Home Away 8-8 12-7 9-8 9-8 10-8 7-10 9-10 6-10 10-8 5-12 9-9 6-11
W 23 17 15 13 12
L 11 17 20 20 24
Pct .676 .500 .429 .394 .333
GB — 6 81⁄2 91⁄2 12
WCGBL10 — 6-4 21⁄2 5-5 5 2-8 6 2-8 81⁄2 3-7
Str W-4 W-2 L-2 L-3 L-2
Home Away 15-3 8-8 8-7 9-10 7-12 8-8 8-10 5-10 9-14 3-10
West Division Los Angeles San Francisco Arizona Colorado San Diego
SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Yankees 8, Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 1 Boston 6, Seattle 1 Kansas City 3, Texas 1 Cleveland 5, Minnesota 4 Chicago White Sox 7, Detroit 5 Oakland at L.A. Angels, (n)
NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 4 Philadelphia 5, Houston 1 Washington 8, San Diego 5 Cincinnati 3, Atlanta 1 N.Y. Mets 3, Milwaukee 1 Pittsburgh 3, Miami 2 Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, (n) Colorado at San Francisco, (n)
UPCOMING American League
TODAY’S GAMES Cleveland (D.Lowe 5-1) at Minnesota (Marquis 2-2), 12:10 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 2-3) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 4-1), 1:10 p.m. Seattle (Beavan 1-3) at Boston (Beckett 2-4), 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 5-0) at Baltimore (W.Chen 3-0), 6:05 p.m. Oakland (Colon 3-3) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 1-6), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 5-2) at Toronto (H.Alvarez 3-2), 6:07 p.m. Kansas City (Mazzaro 0-0) at Texas (Lewis 3-2), 7:05 p.m. WEDNESDAY’S GAMES Minnesota at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Seattle at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Oakland at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m.
TODAY’S GAMES Houston (Lyles 0-0) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 0-1), 12:05 p.m. San Diego (Bass 1-4) at Washington (Strasburg 3-0), 12:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Maholm 4-2) at St. Louis (Lohse 5-1), 12:45 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 4-0) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 1-1), 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Greinke 3-1) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 2-2), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Correia 1-3) at Miami (Jo.Johnson 0-3), 6:10 p.m. Arizona (Miley 3-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 2-2), 9:10 p.m. Colorado (Guthrie 2-1) at San Francisco (Lincecum 2-3), 9:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY’S GAMES L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 5:35 p.m. Pittsburgh at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.
LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Hamilton Tex 33 130 30 52 .400 Jeter NYY 35 150 24 55 .367 Ortiz Bos 35 136 25 47 .346 Sweeney Bos 30 111 10 37 .333 Konerko CWS 35 127 16 42 .331 Andrus Tex 35 141 24 46 .326 AJackson Det 34 129 26 41 .318 ACabrera Cle 29 114 19 36 .316 Pedroia Bos 35 147 26 46 .313 Moustakas KC 30 111 14 34 .306 RUNS-Kinsler, Texas, 32; Hamilton, Texas, 30; AdJones, Baltimore, 27; De Aza, Chicago, 26; AJackson, Detroit, 26; Pedroia, Boston, 26; Ortiz, Boston, 25. RBI-Hamilton, Texas, 44; MiCabrera, Detroit, 29; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; ADunn, Chicago, 28; Ortiz, Boston, 26; Scott, Tampa Bay, 26; Swisher, New York, 26. HITS-Jeter, New York, 55; Hamilton, Texas, 52; Ortiz, Boston, 47; Andrus, Texas, 46; Pedroia, Boston, 46; MiCabrera, Detroit, 43; Cano, New York, 43; AdJones, Baltimore, 43; ISuzuki, Seattle, 43. DOUBLES-Ortiz, Boston, 15; AdGonzalez, Boston, 14; Pedroia, Boston, 13; Sweeney, Boston, 13; Brantley, Cleveland, 12; ACabrera, Cleveland, 12; Cano, New York, 12; AEscobar, Kansas City, 12. HOME RUNS-Hamilton, Texas, 18; ADunn, Chicago, 12; Granderson, New York, 12.
NATIONAL LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. DWright NYM 32 118 25 47 .398 Furcal StL 34 138 25 51 .370 Kemp LAD 34 117 29 42 .359 LaHair ChC 32 104 16 37 .356 MeCabrera SF 34 141 21 49 .348 Jay StL 27 105 18 36 .343 Ruiz Phi 32 103 16 35 .340 McCutchen Pit 32 118 19 40 .339 SCastro ChC 35 144 17 48 .333 DanMurphy NYM35 141 13 47 .333 RUNS-Kemp, Los Angeles, 29; Beltran, St. Louis, 28; CGonzalez, Colorado, 26; Uggla, Atlanta, 26; Bourn, Atlanta, 25; MEllis, Los Angeles, 25; Furcal, St. Louis, 25; DWright, New York, 25. RBI-Beltran, St. Louis, 32; Ethier, Los Angeles, 32; Freeman, Atlanta, 28; CGonzalez, Colorado, 28; Kemp, Los Angeles, 28; Bruce, Cincinnati, 26; Freese, St. Louis, 26. HITS-Bourn, Atlanta, 52; Furcal, St. Louis, 51; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 49; SCastro, Chicago, 48; DanMurphy, New York, 47; DWright, New York, 47; Altuve, Houston, 42; Desmond, Washington, 42; Kemp, Los Angeles, 42. DOUBLES-Votto, Cincinnati, 16; YMolina, St. Louis, 13; Alonso, San Diego, 12; Desmond, Washington, 11; Ethier, Los Angeles, 11; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 11; 7 tied at 10. HOME RUNS-Beltran, St. Louis, 13; Kemp, Los Angeles, 12; Braun, Milwaukee, 10; Bruce, Cincinnati, 10.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
stands,” Kansas City manager Ned Yost said. “That was a great win right there. Bruce was just superb,” he said. “He made one mistake, and the pitch wasn’t that bad a pitch, but it was a 2-0 cutter right into Cruz’s hot zone. Besides that, he was spectacular.” Scott Feldman (0-1) allowed two unearned runs over 42⁄3 innings in his second spot start this season. “He certainly gave us a lot more than we expected,” Texas manager Ron Washington said. “Unfortunately, the guy who made the mistake is one who doesn’t make many.”
BOX SCORE Kansas City
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Harper homers; Nats win, 8-5 The Associated Press
National League Nationals 8, Padres 5 WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper hit his first bigleague home run, and Chad Tracy and Xavier Nady each connected in the eighth inning, leading Washington over San Diego on Monday night. Harper became the youngest major leaguer to homer since 1998, going deep on a solo shot to straightaway center field in the third inning off righthander Tim Stauffer. The home run came in the outfielder’s 15th game and 54th at-bat with the Nationals. Washington also lost another player to injury in a season that has been filled with them. Catcher Sandy Leon — making his major league debut — left the game in the fourth inning after spraining his right ankle in a collision at home plate. San Diego
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ab r h bi Bourn cf 5 1 10 Prado lf 4 0 21 Fremn 1b 3 0 00 JWilson ss 1 0 00 Uggla 2b 3 0 00 McCnn c 2 0 00 C.Jones 3b 3 0 10 Heywrd rf 4 0 10 Pstrnck ss 3 0 10 Venters p 0 0 00 LHrndz p 0 0 00 Diaz ph 1 0 10 Delgad p 2 0 10 Durbin p 0 0 00 Hinske ph-1b 2 0 0 0 Totals 33 3 7 2 Totals 33 1 8 1 Cincinnati 000 100 020—3 Atlanta 000 010 000—1 E-Pastornicky (3). DP-Atlanta 1. LOB-Cincinnati 7, Atlanta 10. 2B-B.Phillips (4), Bruce (10), Heisey 2 (4). 3B-Bourn (2). S-Heisey. SF-Prado. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati 1 1 2 3 H.Bailey 62⁄3 6 2⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Ondrusek W,3-0 2⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 Chapman H,4 Marshall S,6-7 1 1 0 0 0 2 Atlanta 1 0 3 4 Delgado 62⁄3 4 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Durbin Venters L,2-2 1 3 2 2 0 1 L.Hernandez 1 0 0 0 0 1 WP-Ondrusek, Venters. T-3:02. A-19,697 (49,586). Cozart ss Stubbs cf Votto 1b BPhllps 2b Bruce rf Heisey lf Frazier 3b Valdez 3b Mesorc c HBaily p Ondrsk p Chpmn p Costanz ph Marshll p
Mets 3, Brewers 1 NEW YORK — Miguel Batista pitched seven shutout innings of four-hit ball, and Daniel Murphy supplied the offense, sending surprising New York past Milwaukee. Given a vote of confidence by manager Terry Collins before the game, struggling closer Frank Francisco bounced back from a pair of rough outings to earn his ninth save. Milwaukee
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Phillies 5, Astros 1 PHILADELPHIA — Joe Blanton pitched sevenPirates 3, Marlins 2 plus strong innings, and MIAMI — Brad Lincoln Placido Polanco homered pitched six innings to earn for his 2,000th career hit. a victory in his first start Houston Philadelphia of the season, and Pittsab r h bi ab r h bi Altuve 2b 4 0 1 0 Rollins ss 3 0 00 burgh ended a streak of Schafer cf 3 0 0 0 Pierre lf 4 0 00 eight consecutive losses Maxwll ph-cf 1 0 0 0 Wggntn 1b 0 0 00 Lowrie ss 3 0 0 0 Victorn cf 4 1 10 against the Marlins. Ca.Lee 1b 4 0 3 0 Pence rf 4 0 10
Bogsvc rf 4 0 0 0 Ruiz c 3 1 21 CJhnsn 3b 4 0 1 0 Polanc 3b 3 3 12 T.Buck lf 4 0 0 0 Mayrry 1b-lf 4 0 20 CSnydr c 4 0 1 0 Galvis 2b 4 0 32 Harrell p 2 0 0 0 Blanton p 2 0 00 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Bastrd p 0 0 00 Abad p 0 0 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 00 MGnzlz ph 1 1 1 1 Fontent ph 1 0 00 DvCrpn p 0 0 0 0 Papeln p 0 0 00 Totals 34 1 7 1 Totals 32 5 10 5 Houston 000 000 010—1 Philadelphia 000 012 02x—5 E-Lowrie (3). DP-Houston 1. LOB-Houston 7, Philadelphia 7. 2B-Mayberry (5). 3B-Victorino (2). HR-M.Gonzalez (1), Polanco (1). SB-Altuve (6). S-Blanton. IP H R ER BB SO Houston 3 2 2 3 Harrell L,2-3 52⁄3 5 1⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 W.Lopez Abad 1 0 0 0 0 1 Davi.Carpenter 1 4 2 2 0 2 Philadelphia Blanton W,4-3 7 6 1 1 1 7 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 2 Bastardo H,7 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Qualls H,7 Papelbon 1 1 0 0 0 3 Blanton pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP-by Harrell (Ruiz). T-2:38. A-43,824 (43,651).
Reds 3, Braves 1 ATLANTA — Brandon Phillips drove in the goahead run with a double off the center-field wall, and Cincinnati scored two runs off Jonny Venters in the eighth inning.
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Louis to its fourth straight RBI single in the ninth inning to back Jeanmar loss at home. Gomez’s seven superb inChicago St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi nings and lift Cleveland to DeJess rf 6 0 2 0 Furcal ss 5 0 00 a victory over Minnesota. Campn cf 5 2 1 0 Jay cf 4 1 10 SCastro ss LaHair 1b ASorin lf Dolis p IStewrt 3b Soto c Barney 2b Dmpstr p RJhnsn ph Camp p Mather ph-lf
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1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Hollidy lf 4 1 10 Craig rf 4 0 20 Brkmn 1b 4 1 21 Freese 3b 3 0 00 YMolin c 4 1 22 Schmkr 2b 4 0 21 Westrk p 1 0 00 Descals ph 1 0 00 ESnchz p 0 0 00 MCrpnt ph 1 0 00 VMarte p 0 0 00 Boggs p 0 0 00 Beltran ph 1 0 00 Totals 39 614 5 Totals 36 4 10 4 Chicago 000 040 011—6 St. Louis 000 004 000—4 E-Schumaker (1), Holliday (2), Freese (1). DP-St. Louis 2. LOB-Chicago 14, St. Louis 6. 2B-I.Stewart (5), Barney (7), Craig (4), Berkman (3), Y.Molina (13). HR-LaHair (9). SB-Campana (9), LaHair (1). CS-DeJesus (3). S-Campana, Barney. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Dempster 6 9 4 4 1 5 Camp W,2-1 2 1 0 0 0 1 Dolis S,4-6 1 0 0 0 0 2 St. Louis Westbrook 5 11 4 4 2 2 E.Sanchez 1 0 0 0 0 1 V.Marte 1 1 0 0 2 2 Boggs L,0-1 2 2 2 1 1 2 HBP-by Boggs (Soto). T-3:15. A-44,276 (43,975).
American League Red Sox 6, Mariners 1 BOSTON — Jon Lester pitched his second complete game of the season, and Daniel Nava and Kelly Shoppach each homered, leading Boston over Seattle. David Ortiz and Adrian Gonzalez added consecutive RBI doubles for the Red Sox, who won their fourth straight — all at home. Boston is on its longest home winning streak since capturing nine straight last July. Seattle
Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi Ackley dh 4 0 1 0 Aviles ss 4 0 00 C.Wells lf 4 0 0 0 Pedroia 2b 3 1 00 ISuzuki rf 4 1 2 0 Ortiz dh 4 1 11 JMontr c 4 0 1 0 AdGnzl 1b 3 0 11 Smoak 1b 4 0 2 0 Mdlrks 3b 4 1 10 Seager 2b 4 0 0 1 C.Ross rf 4 1 20 Liddi 3b 4 0 1 0 Nava lf 2 1 12 MSndrs cf 3 0 1 0 Byrd cf 3 0 11 Ryan ss 3 0 0 0 Shppch c 4 1 21 Totals 34 1 8 1 Totals 31 6 9 6 Seattle 000 000 001—1 Boston 200 300 01x—6 DP-Boston 1. LOB-Seattle 6, Boston 6. 2B-Smoak (2), Ortiz (15), Ad.Gonzalez (14), C.Ross (8). HR-Nava (1), Shoppach (1). CS-Byrd (2). SF-Byrd. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Vargas L,4-3 6 7 5 5 3 3 Kelley 2 2 1 1 1 1 Boston Lester W,2-3 9 8 1 1 0 6 T-2:25. A-37,334 (37,495).
Rays 7, Blue Jays 1 TORONTO — Cesar Ramos got his first career win after replacing the injured Jeff Niemann, and Ben Zobrist homered in Tampa Bay’s win over Toronto. Tampa Bay
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Cubs 6, Cardinals 4 ST. LOUIS — Alfonso Soriano singled in the go- Indians 5, Twins 4 MINNEAPOLIS — Shinahead run in the eighth inning, and Chicago sent St. Soo Choo hit the go-ahead
Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Choo rf 4 0 1 1 Span cf 4 1 10 Kipnis 2b 5 1 1 0 Dozier ss 3 0 00 ACarer ss 3 1 1 0 Mauer 1b 4 0 00 Hafner dh 3 0 1 1 Wlngh lf 4 1 11 CSantn c-1b 2 0 1 1 Doumit dh 3 1 12 Brantly cf 4 0 0 0 Plouffe 3b 3 0 00 JoLopz 3b 4 1 1 0 ACasill pr-3b 0 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 4 1 2 2 Mstrnn rf 4 1 10 Marson pr-c 0 1 0 0 Butera c 3 0 00 Duncan lf 3 0 0 0 Parmel ph 1 0 00 Cnghm lf 1 0 0 0 JCarrll 2b 3 0 10 Totals 33 5 8 5 Totals 32 4 5 3 Cleveland 000 220 001—5 Minnesota 001 000 030—4 E-C.Santana (4). DP-Minnesota 1. LOB-Cleveland 6, Minnesota 6. 2B-A.Cabrera (12), Hafner (5), Jo.Lopez (2), Willingham (11). HR-Kotchman (3), Doumit (5). SB-Span (4). SF-C.Santana. IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland J.Gomez 7 3 1 0 3 2 2⁄3 1 2 2 1 1 Pestano H,9 Hagadone BS,1-2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 J.Smith W,3-1 C.Perez S,12-13 1 0 0 0 0 1 Minnesota Pavano 6 6 4 4 0 3 Liriano 2 0 0 0 3 3 Capps L,0-2 1 2 1 1 0 0 Hagadone pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP-by Pavano (Choo). WP-Capps. PB-C.Santana. T-2:43. A-32,313 (39,500).
Yankees 8, Orioles 5 BALTIMORE — Mark Teixeira hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning, Curtis Granderson also connected, and New York got three hits from Alex Rodriguez in a victory over the Orioles. New York
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ab r h bi Jeter ss Avery lf 5 2 21 Grndrs cf Hardy ss 5 2 23 AlRdrg dh Markks rf 5 0 10 Cano 2b AdJons cf 5 0 21 Teixeir 1b Wieters c 3 0 10 Swisher rf Betemt 3b 4 0 10 Ibanez lf C.Davis 1b 4 0 00 Wise pr-lf NJhnsn dh 2 0 00 ErChvz 3b Andino 2b 3 1 10 Martin c Totals Totals 36 5 10 5 New York 000 212 201—8 Baltimore 200 030 000—5 E-Er.Chavez (2), C.Davis (3). DP-New York 2, Baltimore 2. LOB-New York 10, Baltimore 8. 2B-Cano (12), Teixeira (8), Swisher (11), Avery (1), Ad.Jones (8). 3B-Avery (1). HR-Granderson (12), Teixeira (5), Hardy (9). SF-Er.Chavez. IP H R ER BB SO New York 5 5 3 4 Nova 51⁄3 7 1⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 Rapada Phelps W,1-1 1 3 0 0 0 1 Logan H,3 1 0 0 0 0 3 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Wade H,3 R.Soriano S,2-2 1 0 0 0 0 1 Baltimore Hammel 5 7 5 4 3 3 Ayala L,1-1 BS,2-3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 Eveland 12⁄3 2 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 O’Day Hammel pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. HBP-by Eveland (Martin, Ibanez). T-3:42. A-16,492 (45,971).
White Sox 7, Tigers 5 CHICAGO — Dayan Viciedo homered and hit a go-ahead two-run single to finish with four RBIs, helping the White Sox rally for a victory over Detroit. Adam Dunn hit his 12th home run of the season in the first inning for Chicago, surpassing his total from all of last year. Detroit
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
High School Boys
Class 6A regional golf Monday at Eagle Bend Golf Course Team scores: 1. Shawnee Mission East, 293; 2. Free State, 300; 3. Shawnee Mission Northwest, 305; 4. Lawrence, 329; 5. Shawnee Mission South, 349; 6. Shawnee Mission West, 355; 7. Leavenworth, 414; 8. Shawnee Mission North, 440. Medalists: 1. Chase Hanna, SME, 72; 2. Connor Knabe, SME, 73; 3. Lee York, FSHS, 73; 4. Connor Richardson, SME, 74; 5. Conner Schrock, SME, 74; 6. Collin Weems, SMNW, 75; 7. Wilson Hack, FSHS, 75; 8. Alex Green, FSHS, 75; 9. Jackson Foth, SMNW, 76; tie-10. Colin Becker, FSHS, tie-10. Zack Kasmiskie, SME, 77; tie-10. Logan COffman, SMNW, 77; tie-10. Garret Allen, SMNW, 77. LHS results: 15. Connor Henrichs, 80; tie-16. Logan Henrichs, 81; tie-19. Brett Van Blaricum, 84; tie-19. Narito Mendez, 84; tie-24. Cole Cummins, 88; 40. Taylor Grob, 106. FSHS results: 3. York, 73; 7. Hack, 75; 8. Green, 75; tie-10. Becker, 77; 23. Max Soto, 87; tie-26. Hunter Dedloff, 89.
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PHILADELPHIA SHOOTING GUARD EVAN TURNER (12) GETS PAST Boston forward Kevin Garnett, left, small forward Paul Pierce (34) and guard Rajon Rondo to score the go-ahead basket in the final minute of Game 2 in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series on Monday in Boston. The 76ers won 82-81.
Sixers slug it out, edge Celtics, 82-81 ————
Thunder storm past Lakers, 119-90 The Associated Press
76ers 82, Celtics 81 BOSTON — Not this time, Celtics. After letting another fourth-quarter lead slip away in Boston, Philadelphia took it right back and held on to it, fighting off every run the Celtics made down the stretch for a victory Monday night to even the Eastern Conference second-round series at one game apiece. “We knew to expect the same type of game,” said Evan Turner, whose layup with 40.4 seconds to play put Philadelphia ahead to stay. “We did what we needed to do to win this game, just like we didn’t the first time around.” Turner’s layup gave the Sixers a 76-75 lead and Philadelphia clinched it by going 6-for-6 from the free throw line over the final 12 seconds. “We just found a way,” Philadelphia coach Doug Collins said. “All season long we couldn’t win these games and now our guys are believing they can do it. And it is pretty special to watch.” Turner finished with 10 points, Jrue Holiday scored 18 and Andre Iguodala added 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Sixers, who blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead as the Celtics won Game 1. Philadelphia failed to hang on to the lead again, but this time the Sixers outplayed the Celtics down the stretch. Game 3 is Wednesday in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won its first playoff game in Boston since 1982 despite committing a playoff-high 19 turnovers and getting outrebounded 47-36. Every time the Celtics appeared to have regained the momentum, the Sixers came up with an answer. After trailing by eight points entering the fourth quarter, Boston’s Kevin Garnett tied it at 65-all on a turnaround jumper with 4:33 to play. The Celtics had the Sixers on the verge of a turnover when Paul Pierce blocked Lou Williams and the ball went out of bounds with just .9 seconds left on the shot clock. No problem. Lavoy Allen got the inbounds pass and banked in a shot from 22 feet and the Sixers were back in the lead. Garnett scored 11 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 12 rebounds. Ray Allen scored 17 points for Boston.
Through May 13 1. Rory McIlroy 2. Luke Donald 3. Lee Westwood 4. Bubba Watson 5. Matt Kuchar 6. Hunter Mahan 7. Tiger Woods 8. Steve Stricker 9. Martin Kaymer 10. Phil Mickelson 11. Webb Simpson 12. Justin Rose 13. Adam Scott 14. Louis Oosthuizen 15. Charl Schwartzel 16. Jason Day 17. Dustin Johnson 18. Rickie Fowler 19. Bill Haas 20. Graeme McDowell 21. Jason Dufner 22. Keegan Bradley 23. Sergio Garcia 24. Peter Hanson 25. Nick Watney 26. Brandt Snedeker 27. Zach Johnson 28. Ian Poulter 29. K.J. Choi 30. Bo Van Pelt 31. Martin Laird 32. Francesco Molinari 33. Mark Wilson 34. David Toms 35. John Senden 36. Carl Pettersson 37. Thomas Bjorn 38. Sang-Moon Bae 39. Jim Furyk 40. Simon Dyson 41. Paul Lawrie 42. Alvaro Quiros 43. Ernie Els 44. Geoff Ogilvy 45. Aaron Baddeley 46. Robert Karlsson 47. Anders Hansen 48. Fredrik Jacobson 49. Kevin Na 50. Ben Crane
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When the shots finally started falling, they were all for Philadelphia. The Sixers scored 14 straight points, turning a 47-43 Paul Pierce, Boston deficit into a 57-47 lead Pts: 7. FGs: 2-9. FTs: 2-2. in the final minute of the Nick Collison, Oklahoma City period. Boston went without a point for 4:40, finally Pts: 4. FGs: 2-4. FTs: 0-1. scoring when Pierce made PGA Tour FedExCup Standings Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City two free throws with 2.4 Through May 13 seconds left in the period. Rank Player PointsYTD Money Pts: 7. FGs: 3-4. FTs: 1-2. 1. Hunter Mahan 1,395 $3,109,088
How former Jayhawks fared
SCHEDULE (x-if necessary) CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Saturday, May 12 Boston 92, Philadelphia 91 Sunday, May 13 Miami 95, Indiana 86, Miami leads series 1-0 Monday, May 14 Philadelphia 82, Boston 81, series tied 1-1 Oklahoma City 119, L.A. Lakers 90, Oklahoma City leads series 1-0 Today Indiana at Miami, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 Boston at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17 Miami at Indiana, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 18 Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19 San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 2:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Miami at Indiana, 2:30 p.m. San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 21 Philadelphia at Boston, TBD x-L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, TBD
Brandon Bass had 12 points for the Celtics, who couldn’t quite repeat their comeback in the seriesopening 92-91 victory. Philadelphia led 57-49 entering the fourth, but Boston tied it twice before going up 72-71 on Avery Bradley’s three-pointer, setting off a series of shots from beyond the arc. Holiday answered with a 3 for the Sixers, then Ray Allen got the lead right back for the Celtics on a three-pointer with 1:40 left. The Celtics had a chance to extend the lead after forcing the Sixers into a 24-second shot clock violation, but Rajon Rondo missed a shot and Iguodala got the rebound, leading to Turner’s layup to put the Sixers up 76-75 with 40.4 seconds to go. Rondo and Ray Allen both missed shots that would have put Boston ahead, then Rondo fouled Turner with 14.4 seconds left. The Celtics fouled Turner again with 12 seconds and he hit both free throws to extend the lead to 78-76. Fans grew restless as the second half opened with sloppy, choppy play by both teams. Boston led 38-36 at halftime and nearly 7 minutes into the third quarter the score was just 43-41 with the Celtics still ahead.
PHILADELPHIA (82) Iguodala 5-11 2-7 13, Brand 3-5 1-2 7, Hawes 4-9 0-0 8, Holiday 7-15 0-0 18, Turner 4-11 2-2 10, L.Williams 3-13 2-2 8, L.Allen 4-7 2-2 10, T.Young 0-3 4-4 4, Meeks 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 31-76 15-21 82. BOSTON (81) Pierce 2-9 2-2 7, Bass 5-15 2-2 12, Garnett 7-12 0-1 15, Rondo 4-12 0-0 8, Bradley 3-6 0-0 8, Stiemsma 1-3 0-0 2, R.Allen 7-14 1-2 17, Pietrus 3-5 0-0 8, Hollins 1-1 2-2 4, Dooling 0-2 0-0 0, Daniels 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-79 7-9 81. Philadelphia 21 15 21 25—82 Boston 25 13 11 32—81 3-Point Goals-Philadelphia 5-14 (Holiday 4-6, Iguodala 1-3, Meeks 0-1, Turner 0-1, L.Williams 0-3), Boston 8-18 (Bradley 2-3, Pietrus 2-3, R.Allen 2-6, Garnett 1-1, Pierce 1-4, Dooling 0-1). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsPhiladelphia 55 (Hawes 10), Boston 44 (Garnett 12). Assists-Philadelphia 17 (Iguodala 7), Boston 23 (Rondo 13). Total Fouls-Philadelphia 13, Boston 22. A-18,624 (18,624).
Thunder 119, Lakers 90 OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points, and Oklahoma City blasted the weary Lakers in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals. The Thunder took a 15-point halftime lead, then opened the third quarter with a 15-2 blitz filled with crowd-pleasing three-pointers and dunks. Oklahoma City led by as many as 35 points, getting a measure of vengeance for the elbow Metta World Peace delivered to the head of the Thunder’s James Harden three weeks earlier — and without needing dirty tactics to do it. Thunder starting center Kendrick Perkins limped off after aggravating a hip injury from the first round. Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum scored 20 points each for the Lakers and Bynum had 14 rebounds. L.A. LAKERS (90) World Peace 4-10 2-2 12, Gasol 5-11 0-0 10, Bynum 7-12 6-6 20, Sessions 1-7 0-0 2, Bryant 7-18 5-7 20, Blake 0-1 0-0 0, Hill 2-5 0-0 4, Barnes 3-6 0-0 8, McRoberts 1-3 0-0 2, Goudelock 2-3 0-0 5, Ebanks 1-3 0-0 2, Murphy 0-0 0-0 0, Morris 2-2 0-0 5. Totals 35-81 13-15 90. OKLAHOMA CITY (119) Durant 8-16 7-8 25, Ibaka 3-5 0-0 6, Perkins 2-2 0-0 4, Westbrook 10-15 6-6 27, Sefolosha 3-3 0-0 7, Harden 4-11 9-10 17, Collison 2-4 0-1 4, Mohammed 3-5 1-2 7, Fisher 2-8 0-0 5, Cook 3-7 0-0 8, Aldrich 3-4 1-2 7, Ivey 1-3 0-0 2, Hayward 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 44-83 24-29 119. L.A. Lakers 23 21 24 22— 90 Oklahoma City 30 29 39 21—119 3-Point Goals-L.A. Lakers 7-16 (Barnes 2-4, World Peace 2-4, Morris 1-1, Goudelock 1-1, Bryant 1-3, Blake 0-1, McRoberts 0-1, Ebanks 0-1), Oklahoma City 7-17 (Cook 2-4, Durant 2-5, Sefolosha 1-1, Westbrook 1-1, Fisher 1-1, Ivey 0-1, Harden 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Lakers 47 (Bynum 14), Oklahoma City 45 (Durant 8). Assists-L.A. Lakers 14 (Blake 4), Oklahoma City 20 (Westbrook 9). Total Fouls-L.A. Lakers 20, Oklahoma City 19. Technicals-Ebanks, Ibaka, Ivey. A-18,203 (18,203).
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BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB-Announced the 100-game suspension issued to Colorado minor league C Eliezer Alfonzo (Colorado Springs-PCL) on Sept. 14, 2011 has been rescinded. Suspended Baltimore minor league 3B Billy Rowell (Aberdeen-NYP) 50 games after a second violation of drug abuse. American League CLEVELAND INDIANS-Purchased the contract of RHP Jeremy Accardo from Columbus (IL). Designated RHP Dan Wheeler for assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS-Placed OF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 12/. Recalled C-OF Stephen Vogt from Durham (IL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS-Recalled LHP Evan Crawford from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Joel Carreno to New Hampshire (EL). National League ST. LOUIS CARDINALS-Released LHP J.C. Romero. Recalled RHP Eduardo Sanchez from Memphis (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES-Reinstated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Josh Spence to Tucson (PCL). Carolina League CAROLINA MUDCATS-Announced the promotion of INF Justin Toole to Columbus (IL).
South Atlantic League KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS-Added INF Joe De Pinto from extended spring training. American Association ST. PAUL SAINTS-Released RHP Kyle Foster. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS-Signed OF Yusuke Inoguchi. SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS-Signed INF Rob Lind. Atlantic League LONG ISLAND DUCKS-Announced the contract of INF Ryan Garko was purchased by Tampa Bay (AL). Sent OF Paul Karmas to Quebec (Can-Am) to complete an earlier trade. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS-Traded INF Bridger Hunt to the Grand Prairie (AA) for a player to be named. Traded LHP Matt Fairel to Winnipeg (AA) for a player to be named. WORCESTER TORNADOES-Signed RHP Phil Negus. Frontier League EVANSVILLE OTTERS-Released RHP Matt Trent and RHP Adam Wisniewski. LONDON RIPPERS-Placed INF Sam Feiner and OF Will Hodges on the suspended list. Released RHP Seth Fowler and RHP Mike Gipson. NORMAL CORNBELTERS-Signed RHP Austin Bailey and OF Ruben Sierra, Jr. Released OF Peter Barrows, C Robert Beary and OF Brantley Meier. RIVER CITY RASCALS-Released RHP Kenny Arnerich, LHP Matt Evers, UT Jon Myers, LHP Sam Strickland and C Trace Voshell. ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS-Released C Gabe DeMarco, INF R.J. Harris, LHP Alex Kollack, LHP Kyle Kriech, LHP Nick Rice, RHP Brett Scarpetta and INF David Worthington. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERSReleased RHP Jeremy Gonzalez, RHP Brendon Malkowski, RHP Shawn Ward and C Blake Whitt. TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMSReleased OF Greg Burns, RHP Michael Cotter, LHP Rick Raraigh and INF Tom Zebroski. WASHINGTON WILD THINGSReleased RHP Alfredo Caballero, 1B David Cassey, RHP Corey Goudeau, OF Lyndon Poole, OF Nick Santomauro, INF Clint Stroud and C Mike Surnia. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTSReleased RHP Pete Budkevics, RHP Nelson Curry, RHP Ian Durham, C Larry Pempek, LHP Michael Scudero, RHP Ryan Torrey and RHP Stephen Whalen. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS-Signed S Eddie Elder, RB Javarris James, CB Larry Parker and K-P Ricky Schmitt. BUFFALO BILLS-Signed FB Dorin Dickerson, OT James Carmon and S Nick Saenz. CHICAGO BEARS-Waived OT Levi Horn, TE Andre Smith and G Reggie Stephens. CINCINNATI BENGALS-Signed FB Jourdan Brooks and LB Emmanuel Lamur. CLEVELAND BROWNS-Signed LB Emmanuel Acho, LB JoJo Dickson and RB Adonis Thomas. Waived RB Armond Smith. Placed LB Andrew Sweat on the reserve/retired list. DENVER BRONCOS-Announced the retirement of defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely. Promoted Jay Rodgers to defensive line coach. GREEN BAY PACKERS-Signed OT Shea Allard, WR Jarrett Boykin, G Grant Cook, WR Curenski Gilleylen and CB Otis Merrill. Waived OT Chris Campbell. HOUSTON TEXANS-Signed C Ben Jones, WR Keshawn Martin, DE Jared Crick, K Randy Bullock, OT Nick Mondek, QB Case Keenum, WR Dwight Jones, S Eddie Pleasant, NT Loni Fangupo, TE Logan Brock, LB Derrell Bryant, FB Jason Ford, RB Jonathan Grimes, NT David Hunter, WR Jerrell Jackson, LB Delano Johnson, LB Shawn Louiseau, WR Mario Louis, S Desmond Marrow, RB Davin Meggett, OT Nathan Menkin, DE Rennie Moore Jr., DE Tracy Rebertson, TE Phillip Supernaw, G Cody White and LB Greg Williams. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Signed K Brandon Coutu. waived CB Dontrell Johnson. MINNESOTA VIKINGS-Signed G Tyler Holmes. Waived WR Kris Adams. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS-Signed OT Hutch Eckerson, CB Nick Hixson, G DeOn’tae Pannell and LB Lawrence Wilson. Waived OT Dan Hoch, G Nick Howell, LB Stephen Johnson, OT Phil Trautwein and CB Josh Victorian. NEW YORK GIANTS-Signed WR Brandon Collins, LB Jake Muasau and S Will Hill. Waived S Chad Jones. OAKLAND RAIDERS-Signed K-P Eddy Carmona, DE Wayne Dorsey, TE Kyle Efaw, OT Kevin Haslam, CB LeQuan Lewis, FB TreShawn Robinson and WR Travionte Session. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS-Signed LB Eric Bakhtiari to a two-year contract and DB Ben Hannula to a three-year contract. Released WR John Matthews and OT Kevin Murphy. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS-Signed LB Najee Goode and DB Keith Tandy to four-year contracts. WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Re-signed RB Tim Hightower. Canadian Football League B.C. LIONS-Announced the retirement of DB Davis Sanchez. HOCKEY National Hockey League COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed coach Todd Richards to a two-year contract. WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Fired coach Dale Hunter. SOCCER Major League Soccer TORONTO FC-Promoted Jim Brennan to assistant coach and Bob de Klerk to technical manager. THOROUGHBRED RACING New York Racing Association NYRA-Named Ellen McClain president and Kenneth Handal secretary. COLLEGE ARKANSAS-Released freshman WR Kane Whitehurst from his scholarship. MOREHEAD STATE-Named Sean Woods men’s basketball coach. MCMURRY-Named Chris Beard men’s basketball head coach. SETON HALL-Announced men’s freshman basketball G Sterling Gibbs has transferred from Texas. TEXAS-TYLER-Named Kevin Baker women’s basketball coach. WEST VIRGINIA-Named Ron Everhart men’s assistant basketball coach. WINGATE-Named Ann Hancock women’s basketball coach. WINTHROP-Named Steve Struble director of basketball operations.
Thursday, May 24 x-Phoenix at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Friday, May 25 x-NY Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 26 x-Los Angeles at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 27 x-New Jersey at NY Rangers, 7 p.m.
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA New York 7 3 1 22 23 16 Sporting K.C. 7 3 0 21 13 7 D.C. 5 4 3 18 20 16 Chicago 4 2 3 15 11 10 New England4 6 0 12 12 13 Montreal 3 5 3 12 12 16 Houston 3 3 2 11 8 9 Columbus 3 4 2 11 8 11 Philadelphia 2 6 1 7 7 12 Toronto FC 0 8 0 0 6 18 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake 8 3 2 26 19 12 San Jose 7 2 2 23 22 12 Seattle 7 2 1 22 13 4 Vancouver 5 3 2 17 10 11 Colorado 5 5 0 15 15 12 FC Dallas 3 6 3 12 11 18 Los Angeles 3 5 2 11 12 15 Chivas USA 3 6 1 10 6 12 Portland 2 5 2 8 9 13 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Sunday’s Games New York 3, Philadelphia 2 San Jose 1, Chivas USA 1, tie Today Portland at Houston, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 Colorado at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19 Seattle FC at Vancouver, 4 p.m. Houston at New England, 6:30 p.m. Toronto FC at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. New York at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Colorado, 8 p.m. Columbus at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Chicago at Portland, 6 p.m.
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Monday At Foro Italico Rome Purse: Men, $3.14 million, (WT1000); Women, $2.17 million (Premier) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Gael Monfils (13), France, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, 6-4, 6-1. Fernando Verdasco, Spain, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, 6-0, retired. Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Fabio Fognini, Italy, def. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, 6-2, 6-2. David Nalbandian, Argentina, def. Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-3, 6-4. Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5. Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, def. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, 6-1, 6-3. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina, 2-6, 6-0, 6-3. Nicolas Almagro (12), Spain, def. Marin Cilic, Croatia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0. John Isner (9), United States, def. Philipp Kohlscreiber, Germany, 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2. Women First Round Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, def. Zheng Jie, China, 6-2, 6-1. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (3). Vania King, United States, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-0, 6-1. Christina McHale, United States, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-4, 6-4. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5). Ana Ivanovic (13), Serbia, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, 6-4, 6-3. Julia Goerges, Germany, def. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, 6-1, 6-7 (1), 6-3. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Ksenia Pervak, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-4. Shahar Peer, Israel, def. Peng Shuai, China, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 3-1, retired. Angelique Kerber (12), Germany, def. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, def. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, Spain, 6-3, 6-2. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Francesca Schiavone (10), Italy, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Men First Round Gianluca Naso and Filippo Volandri, Italy, def. David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez, Spain, 7-5, 6-4. Daniele Bracciali and Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, and Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-3, 4-6, 10-3 tiebreak. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, and Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, def. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, and Bernard Tomic, Australia, 6-4, 4-6, 11-9 tiebreak. Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Christopher Kas, Germany, def. Flavio Cipolla and Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 1-6, 6-3, 10-8 tiebreak. Women First Round Dominika Cibulkova and Janette Husarova, Slovakia, def. Nastassja Burnett and Alexia Virgili, Italy 6-2, 6-2. Chuang Chia-Jung, Taiwan, and Vera Dushevina, Russia, def. Raquel KopsJones and Abigail Spears (8), United States, 6-3, 6-1. Natalie Grandin, South Africa, and Vladimira Uhlirova (7), Czech Republic, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, and Alberta Brianti, Italy, 6-0, 6-2. Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova (5), Russia, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, and Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, 6-3, 6-3. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, and Sania Mirza, India, def. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, and Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-2, 6-1.
All Times EDT (x-if necessary) CONFERENCE FINALS Sunday, May 13 Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 2, Los Angeles leads series 1-0 Monday, May 14 NY Rangers 3, New Jersey 0, NY Rangers leads series 1-0 Today Los Angeles at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 New Jersey at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 Phoenix at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19 NY Rangers at New Jersey, 12 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Phoenix at Los Angeles, 2 p.m. Monday, May 21 NY Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 x-Los Angeles at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 x-New Jersey at NY Rangers, 7 p.m.
Class 4A regional, at Eudora Monday Spring Hill 5, Baldwin 4 Eudora 11, Santa Fe Trail 1 De Soto 13, Maranatha/KC Christian 0 Saint James 3, Bonner Springs 2 Today Spring Hill v. Eudora, 2 p.m. De Soto v. Sain James, 4 p.m. Championship game, 6 p.m. Class 4A regional, at Ottawa Monday Ottawa 13, Anderson County 0
Class 4A regional, at Basehor-Linwood Today Basehor-Linwood 15, PerryLecompton 0 Class 4A regional, at Ottawa Louisburg 9, Ottawa 4
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ATTN: CLASS B DELIVERY DRIVERS WE WANT YOU! If you’re self-motivated and customer-friendly, We want you to deliver our top-selling products! • 4 day work weeks! • No overnights! • Excellent benefits! Please apply in person at: Standard Beverage Corporation 2300 Lakeview Road Lawrence, KS No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer
Sat. thru Wed. 11 PM - 7:30 AM $9.81 - $10.95 Job Description & Application at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE
Healthcare Instrument Technician —Full-time The Lawrence Surgery Center is accepting applications for an experienced Full-time instrument technician. Individuals are responsible for decontamination and sterilization of surgical instruments and equipment. If you are a CST, Tech, or CNA this may be the right opportunity for you. Competitive benefits and incentive plan offered. Registered Nurse or Surgical Technologist—PRN The Lawrence Surgery Center is now accepting applications for experienced Operating Room Nurses and Technologists as well as experienced PACU nurses. No call, weekends or holidays. Please apply in person at 1112 W. 6th Street, Suite 220 or fax resume to 785-832-2029.
Journalism Administrative Associate University of Kansas School of Pharmacy is accepting applications for an Administrative Associate for the Experiential Education program. High School graduate or GED. For more information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00206339. Application deadline 5/25/12. EO/AA Employer
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Management Group Leaders After-school hrs. (1-6 pm). Some morning shifts available (7-9am). Approx. 14-20 hrs/week at $8.50/hr. Youth development experience preferred. Positions open August. Please apply in person at: Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, 1520 Haskell Ave Lawrence, KS 66044
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Douglas County is currently accepting applications for the position of office manager. This job will be performed under the training of the current office manager. This is a full time, non-exempt hourly position with benefits. Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school education (or equivalent). Must have experience in MS Office Word, Excel, & Quickbooks. Wage will be based upon experience. Application and job description may be obtained at the district office at 946 E. 650 Rd., Lawrence. 785-748-0308.
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Healthcare Dental Assistant needed for Well Established Dental Office. Experience preferred. Average work week 30-32 hrs. Benefits include Retirement Plan and Paid Vacation. Please send Resume to: Send reply to Box # 1472 c/o Classifieds, Lawrence Journal-World, PO Box 888 Lawrence, KS 66044
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DIRECTOR BUILDING SERVICES Exciting managerial opportunity for qualified building services professional to direct the successful operation of the Maintenance and Custodial Divisions of the KU Memorial Unions and the Residential Dining Maintenance staff. Develops departmental operational budgets and monitors income and expenditures. Manages costs and feasibility studies of major construction and capital improvement projects This salaried position requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business management or a related field or equivalent related management experience in facility services and at least 3 years management experience in construction or facility management. Starting salary $59,852 - $71,240. Job Description and Employment Application online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE
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Social Services Social Worker - full time position in Hospice program. Enjoy the challenge and independence of hospice/ home health care. Work closely with patients and other health professionals to assess & manage end of life care. LMSW with one year’s health care experience or LBSW with minimum of 3 years in health care. Hospice/home health experience preferred. E-mail resume to H_Resources@kansas vna.org, mail to Visiting Nurses/Hospice, 200 Maine, Suite C, Lawrence KS 66044 or fax to 785-843-6439. EEOE
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Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies
BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386
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No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 www.budgettreeservicekc.com
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Repairs and Services
20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659 www.KansasTreeCare.com Tree Trimming & Removal Local Arborist since 1997 Ks Arborist Assoc. Certified Licensed & Insured call 785-760-3684
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Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 lawrencemarketplace.com /primecoat
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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 lawrencemarketplace.com/ starvingartist
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Learn to play 30-50 songs in the first year with Simply Music! Keys of Joy 785-331-8369 Karla’s Konservatory 785-865-4151
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1BR, 2444 Ousdahl. Quiet, has W/D, $485/mo. Gas & water paid. No pets. Avail. now. 785-423-1565.
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1BR brick duplex, 1400 Kentucky, w/off-street parking. Avail. June 1st. $450/mo. Pet friendly. 785-393-6443
Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797
TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012 7B Townhomes
2BR — 1414 Tennessee, for 2BR, W/D hookups, 1 car fall, top floor, 1 bath, AC. garage, deck, lg. back yard, No pets. $440 per month. No pets. $500. Avail. now. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 Call 785-841-5797 3BR, 2.5 bath, SW area, avail. Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 Aug. 1. 2 living areas, FP, all block to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ appls.includes W/D, 2 car. WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 $1,000/mo. 785-550-4544 www.gagemgmt.com
1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths Rent Includes All Utilities. Plus Cable, Internet, Fitness & Pool. Garages Available Elevators to all floors
Apartments Unfurnished Canyon Court Apts
1319 Tennessee, 3BR, 2 bath, near KU. Pano- Studio, ramic view, W/D, new car- Avail. now. All electric, Offpet, KU Bus route. $795/mo. street parking. No pets. w/water included. College $355/mo. 785-842-9072 Hill Condo. 785-865-8741 3BR, 2121 Inverness, for Aug. 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet. $940/mo. 785-841-5797
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“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 lawrencemarketplace.com/ rivercityhvac
Flower Beds, Mulching, Mowing, Weedeating, Pruning, Retaining walls.
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8B TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012 Townhomes HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! Pet under 60lbs OK! firstname.lastname@example.org 785-842-3280
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AVAIL. Now, Smr., & Fall 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505
3BR Townhomes Avail. Adam Ave. 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $995/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit. www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785 3-4BR newer Crestline duplexes. 3 bath, all kitchen appls. W/D, lawn care, 2 car. No pets. 785-979-2923 4BR, 2 bath townhome for August. $300/BR, $1,200/mo. + utils. No pets/smoking. 785-727-0025, 816-807-9493 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com
Now Leasing for June & August Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $1,200/mo. Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $950/mo. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $795 - $950/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com
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Lawrence OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED CONTRACT PENDING Open House/Moving Sale! Sunday 5/20 11-2 1216 Chadwick Ct. 4BR, 2.5 Bath, Colonial w/ bsmt. in Quail Run neighborhood. Quiet cul-de-sac location with large private fenced back yard. Curb appeal & updated interior make this an inviting home. Well maintained, new roof and pre-inspected. All appliances included. $250,000. Call 785.550.3305 for info / appt. See pictures & get more info at our listing: http://www.zillow.com/ homedetails/1216Chadwick-Ct-LawrenceKS-66049/74583071_zpid/ Quality Townhome for sale Low cost living. Very quiet neighborhood. Perfect for serious student, single professional, retiree. 2BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage. HOA $119,500. 785-550-6890
2 Homes on 31.9 Acres
on paved road minutes N. of Lawrence., pond, excellent views, Lawrence phones. Both w/steel siding. 3BR ranch built in 1991, steel siding, 1.75 bath, lg. laundry/pantry, oak cabinets, 30x56 insulated shop with HVAC & 1/2 bath. 3BR, 2 story w/LR, DR, FR, full walk-out bsmt., lg. 2 story red bard, 1 car, CA. New double pane windows and porch. Great Rental! $299,000 for both. Call for appt.: Mark 785-766-6343 or weekends 785-312-9668
Mobile Homes OWNER WILL FINANCE 2BR, 2 bath, stove, DW, refrig., W/D, CH/CA, storage building. Move in ready! Lawrence 816-830-2152
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Houses 1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.
www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069 2BR — 427 Minnesota, for fall, 1 bath, 1 story, AC, W/D hookup. $650/mo. 1 Pet OK. Call 785-841-5797
Miscellaneous 55 gallon steel drum cradle w/ 3” poly casters. Heavy gauge steel construction. Up to 600 lbs. Capacity. $60 (o.b.o.) 228-806-3789 (Lawrence area) Baseball books - play book and encyclopedia. $7.50, 785-843-9573
Celebrate Graduation with Mid-America Piano! EVERY PIANO IS NOW ON SALE! 800-950-3774 Manhattan piano4u.com
423B E 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-704-5037 Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures
Fish Tank - 20 ga. tank comes w/everything & more. 30 gal. filter, 100 watt theater, 250 GPH powerhead, 24” 18 watt light, 36” 20 watt light, much more. All for only $100. 785-691-9554 Fish Tank Stand - Beautiful black, wooden fish tank stand with cabinet door. Fits 20 gallon long and 29 gallon tank. Almost new, Bought at Pet World for $120. Will take $50 for it. Call 785-691-9554
Gumball Machine. Round glass and yellow cast iron base coin operated tabletop gumball machine. Measures 15 inches tall. $50 (o.b.o.) 228-806-3789 (Lawrence Area) Original Fraser Hall stones. You pick / haul them. $15 each. 228-806-3789 (Lawrence area)
Poker Chips: Brand new set of poker chips w/ heavy duty carrying case. Great gift for grad or dad! Paid $150. Asking $175 (obo). 228-806-3789 leave message (Lawrence area) Tablecloths, 7 pink & white checked gingham. measure 4’x8’. Only $5 each. Call 785-842-8865
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Denon DR-330 single cassette tape deck in perfect Equipment condition. Dual analog VU by Pro-Form. meters plus LED level me- Treadmill ter. $50. Call Dan, Runs, folds up when not in use. $50.00 Call 785785-841-5423 841-6949
Bookcase, 3-shelf, 36” long by 30” tall $40. matching 4 TV, 32” Phillips color TV drawer desk available. w/remote. Cable ready. Great picture quality. Call Please call 785- 550-4004 Steve 785-840-4027. $45 Couch, forest green/ burgundy, 90” with silver leaf stripes. $100. 785-883-2955
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Lincoln 2004 LS, only 51k miles, loaded with luxury without the luxury price! Stk#50275A1 only $12,450. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Cadillac 2005 SRX AWD, leather memory seats, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#592722 only $13,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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1999 Toyota Avalon XLS-145K, AT, Moon, Leather, 1-owner, Won’t Find One This Clean $6900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i-90K, 5-speed, High Safety, 2-owner, Like New $10,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
2004 Volvo S80 2.5L Turbo AWD-55K, AT, Moon, Heated Seats, CD Changer, 2-owner WOW $13900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Ford 2007 500 Hundred Sel 87K, Grey, 6Cylinder $5000 For Your Trade! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102
Honda 2009 Accord EX 52K, Alabaster Silver Love Your Car! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102
Weedeater, Curved shaft Echo weedeater, like New, $75 or best offer. Please call 785-843-2092
Pontiac 2007 G6, 4cyl, great gas mileage, plenty of room for the family! Stk#329421 only Dale Willey $11,314. 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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New/used Baldwin, Kawai, Yamaha, Steinway, Seiler, up to 75% off! Call us now! piano4u.com 785-537-3774
Desk Chair, swivel chair with padded seat & back Office Space $30. Please call 785Downtown - nice, quiet! 116 550-4004 sq.ft., includes kitchenette, wait area, utils. $300/mo. Desk, (4) Drawer Desk, Top measures 60” x 29” - $75. Pets New remodel! 785-842-7337 matching 3 shelf bookcase available. Please call 785- Bloodhound Pups: $250 Office Space Available 550-4004 Red, AKC, 1st Shots, Both at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. Parents on site. Call 913785-841-4785 Warm Cherry Wood Queen 708-5702 or 816-223-1339 Ann Style Dining Table w/4 Chairs. Table Ext. Incl. Will Puppies, Outstanding Tcup Retail & up to 8 comfortably. Yorkies, male & female, Commercial Space seat Matching Buffet sold sepa- just 12 wks. old, AKC Reg. $500. Their estimated adult rately. $250. 913-915-7704 2859 Four Wheel Drive weight is only 3.5 lbs. Vet Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., checked, dewormed and private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. Gift Ideas shots given, comes with 785-842-5227 for more info Reg. papers. E-mail us at: email@example.com or call 785-272-2647. Place your Garage
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Buick 2006 Lucerne CXL, V8, sunroof, leather, heated & cooled seats, remote start, alloy wheels, Harmon/Kardon sound and much more, stk#159001 only $9,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Cadillac 2007 SRX, V8, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, Bose sound system, stk#364761 only $16,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
2002 Toyota Avalon XLS-123K, AT, Moon, Leather, CD changer, 1-owner, Impeccable $9900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Chevrolet 2008 HHR LT, one owner, only 27k miles, GM certified, alloy wheels, sunroof, leather heated seats, On Star, very sharp! Stk#337911 only $14,445. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Chevrolet 2004 Suburban LT room for 8, running boards, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#383812 only $12,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Honda 2010 Accord EXL, one owner local trade, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, very nice! Stk#306421 only $16,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Honda 2003 Civic EX coupe. 5 Speed. Black. 98K, 1 Owner, fully loaded, power everything. Incredible GAS mileage. Rear Spoiler, CD, Alloy Wheels, very clean, drives and looks great! All scheduled maintenance. 785-393-9705
Chevrolet 2007 HHR 63K, Dark Blue Call Now! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102
3BR - Charming! 4 miles just S. of Lawrence/KU. 2 bath, Clothing lg. 2 car/storage. No pets. $1,200 + Refs. 785-842-3476 Women’s Annie black pat3BR - great family home SW ent dress shoes. Low of Louisiana & 23rd St. 1.5 heels, size 7-1/2W. almost bath, FR, 2 car garage. $975 new. $25. 785-842-2898 - $1,200/mo. Avail. late July Easy Spirit - Aug. 1st. Call 913-608-2441 Women’s shoes, size 7W, 1 pair 4BR, 2 bath house available black, 1 pair navy with silver buckles. Almost new, August 1 - $1,200/month. $25 each. 785-842-2898 www.lawrencepm.com 785-832-8728 Women’s Hush Puppy 4BR newer country home black patent dress shoes. Celebrate Graduation avail. in great area 2 mi. SE Low heels, size 8W. worn with a piano from of Lawrence. 2 Bath, 2 car, some. $20. 785-842-2898 Mid-America all appls., on blacktop. Piano! Broken Arrow School Now thru May 26th Collectibles $1,250/mo. + deposit. Call save up to 75% on new & 785-393-7280, 785-843-9117 used acoustics & digitals Strawberry Collection, www.piano4u.com cookie jars, sugar & Brand New 785-537-3774 creamers, salt & pepper, Single Family Homes pitcher & glasses, bean 4 & 5 BRs - Avail. Now pot, plates, custard cups, LP Records from the 1960’s 2,400 -3 ,300 sq. ft. and 1970’s. 5 Records $35. 913-709-6039 $1,800 - $2,200 month $5.00 your choice. Garber Property Mgmt. 785-843-9573 785-841-4785 garberprop.com Computer-Camera
3-5BR homes, 2 car garages, some with finished bsmt. Pool & playground in the Development.
Ford 2002 Thunderbird local trade, very sharp, only 25k miles, alloy wheels, cd changer, power equipment, stk#56689B1 only $18,865. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
BMW 2002 525i. Super clean BMW, awesome steel blue color, gray leather heated seats. Automatic and moonroof. NICE car. Automatic. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
2007 Toyota Camry LE-106K, AT, CD, 1-owner, Only $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Chevrolet 2009 Traverse LS AWD, GM certified, great room for the family with room for seven, stk#17729. Only $22,861, hurry this won’t last long at this price! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
3BR, 1 bath, 1620-27 W. 20th BUILDINGS -Save Terr. Close to KU. Avail. STEEL now and August 1st. $875/ Thousands on 2011 Closeouts!! Limited availability, mo. Call 785-842-7644 20x30, 30x40, others. Save 3BR avail. now. 1 Bath, 1 car $$$, buy now for spring. w/opener, range, refrig., Discounted shipping. DisW/D hookups. $795/mo. De- play savings also! Call posit & Refs. 785-749-3840 866-352-0469
Buick 2001 Century Custom. Silver, local trade in. Runs great, very clean inside, some cosmetic issues outside. higher miles but only $1995. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-610 00 24/7
Perfect for weddings or any celebration. 42 clear glass globe vases with blue flowers around the top. Each includes blue & white pebbles. measures 5”x4”. Call 785-842-8865
Dishwasher, Black, Whirlpool Quiet Partner I Dishwasher. 6 years old, asking $100/offer. If you have any questions, please call or 3BR — 2109 Mitchell,for Aug. text 785-760-1151 1 story, 1 bath, 1 car, CA, DW, No pets. W/D hookups, $775/mo. 785-841-5797 Building Materials
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Because of our certified program, we are stuck with over 300 used tires in stock. Used tires from $6 C/0. Mounting and balancing available. www.academycars.com Call Randy Ledbetter 785-841-0102
For sale - Matched set of golf clubs with bag: 3 woods, 6 irons, 2 wedges, $50, 785-843-9573
2-6BR houses available for August 1. Close to Campus & downtown. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com
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Ford 2003 Taurus SE, auto- Audi 2003 A4 3.0 Quattro matic, very clean, and on AWD automatic. Local sale for under $6000. Only trade-in in great shape 84K miles. Good economi- and runs super. Just had cal car to drive and own. major 100K service at imBurgandy and gray. See port shop, new timing belt, website for photos. water pump and more. Rueschhoff Automobiles Leather, heated seats, rueschhoffautos.com moonroof. A great buy at 2441 W. 6th St. $8895. See website for 785-856-6100 24/7 photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
Chair, Silver Futon-looking round chair measuring 28” tall and 43’ diameter. 3” black quiltedcushion. like new $40. Call 785-842-8865
6 Acre Farmstead 8 miles west of Lawrence. Includes 3 Morton Bldgs., 4 barns, silo, smokehouse. Repo, assume owner financing. $975 monthly. 785-554-9663 Perfect for weddings, or any celebration. 50 clear glass, globe vases with pebbles in original boxes. Measure 5”x5”. Now $1. Call 785-842-8865
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Pontiac 2008 G8 GT, V8, sunroof, traction control, On Star, alloy wheels, GM certified, alloy wheels, and much more! Stk#10407 only $22,777 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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2011 Toyota Camry LE Low Miles, Program Units, Factory Warranty , Power, 32+mpg, Two to Choose, 8yr 100K Full Warranty(Not Just Powertrain)For Only $18,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Jaguar 2007 X-Type All Wheel Drive. Local car, ex- Toyota 2009 Camry, red, records tremely clean and well maintenance 34K, $17,950. equipped. Cream leather available, interior with heated seats. Please Call 785-842-6096 Traded in on newer Jaguar. Beautiful Dark Chili Red, like new condition. Great price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 2007 Toyota Corolla 785-856-6100 24/ /7 -106K, AT, Cruise, Power Windows, Power Locks, AC, 1-owner, Only $10500. Mazda 2010 3i Sport View pictures at 40K, Gun Metal Blue www.theselectionautos.com Apply Today! 785.856.0280 Drive Tonight! 845 Iowa St. www.academycars.com Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-0102
Don’t see what you want? Give us a call and we can help you find it! Dale Willey Automotive, just ask for Doug at 785-843-5200 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Ford 2008 Escape XLT 4cyl, fwd, ABS, traction control, cd changer, alloy wheels, power equipment, great gas mileage, stk#564292 only $13,741. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Hyundai 2011 Santa Fe GLS, AWD, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power equipment, save thousands over new! Stk#19411 only $20,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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WE BUY CARS Top dollar for top late model vehicles. Drive in, see Danny or Jeff and get your big bucks today! 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Ford 2011 Fusion SE save thousands over a new one! Great gas mileage! Stk#12267 only $17,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Chevy 2007 Equinox AWD LS, V6, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, cruise control, power equipment and affordable. Only $13,775. stk#10266 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
2001 Infiniti QX4 Base 4WD-131K, AT, Leather, Moon, Fully Serviced, 3-owner, Only $9900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Seadoo 2005 RXP, 1 owner, 2-seater, 215 HP, low hours, always garaged, dealer serviced, looks like new, factory stock - no aftermarket parts. $6000 includes trailer. 785-766-0552
Cruiser 2004 5th wheel, 28 foot, 2 slides, Clean. New tires. One owner. Many extras go with camper. $14,750. Call 785-841-4421
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Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, “Travis,” has been in a relationship with his girlfriend, “Kristin,” for eight years. They now have two young children. Kristin has cheated on him too many times to count and continues to do so. They fight about it constantly. The problem is that Travis is so wrapped up in what Kristin is doing with various other men that both of them have put their children on the back burner. At the moment, the kids are living with Kristin’s parents. Kristin says the kids are the most important thing to her, but she definitely doesn’t show it. She’s only a mom when it’s convenient for her. Travis is being treated for depression due to his relationship, but, Annie, he is never going to change her into the woman he wants. He refuses to leave her, saying he wants to keep his
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“family” together, but they are hardly together as it is. I don’t see how this is good for the kids. Travis isn’t innocent, either. He can’t keep a job because he would rather “babysit” Kristin. He is lazy and thinks the world owes him something. As a family, we don’t know what to do. Why can’t he see that this is a toxic relationship? How do we get him to care more about his children instead of their poor excuse for a mother? — Worried Family Dear Worried: Travis
and Kristin have a co-dependent relationship that is going nowhere. And it will continue until one of them decides he or she has had enough. You cannot make this happen. Instead, please concentrate on those kids. Neither parent is fit to raise them. Are Kristin’s parents providing a stable home life? Can you spend more time with the children, taking them out on weekends? Your goal should not be to provide Travis with a better marriage. It should be to help care for those children so they can grow up to be more mature than their parents. Dear Annie: My sister and I are estranged. Our father is in his 80s, and although I have no need to be friends with my sister, I would like us to be able to sit in the same room together for my father’s sake. I do not understand why we have never gelled. My sister says it’s
TBS picks up ‘Cougar Town’ “Cougar Town” (7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., ABC) will be returning for a fourth season. But not on ABC. Last week, TBS announced it would be airing 15 original episodes of the comedy starring Courteney Cox, as well as repeating the first 61 episodes from its stint on ABC. TBS has rebranded itself as a comedy network with both original shows (including Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne”), Conan O’Brien’s talk show and endless repeats of network fare. Tonight’s TBS lineup consists of six opportunities to watch “The Big Bang Theory.” Other nights offer “Family Guy” marathons. This hardly surprising move marks yet another step toward the rough equivalency of network and cable sitcoms — both in terms of audience size and overall quality. I was struck earlier this year that Nancy Travis’ role in the ABC series “Last Man Standing” seemed just as dated and laugh-track-driven as her turn on TBS’ “The Bill Engvall Show.” So it doesn’t surprise me that the two networks have met somewhere in the middle and are now swapping shows.
Tonight’s season finales
A terrorist threatens to detonate a bomb on “NCIS” (7 p.m., CBS).
Teddy’s big surprise on “90210” (7 p.m., CW).
The Chameleon ensnares the team on a two-hour “NCIS: Los Angeles” (8 p.m., CBS).
The top three thrash it out on “Fashion Star” (9 p.m., NBC).
Amelia enters labor surrounded by friends, or at least colleagues, on “Private Practice” (9 p.m., ABC). Tonight’s other highlights
Two hours of auditions on “America’s Got Talent” (7 p.m., NBC).
Lindsay Lohan guest-stars on a two-hour “Glee” (7 p.m., Fox).
A repeat “American Experience” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings) profiles Bill Clinton.
Grim conditions take a toll on “Deadliest Catch” (8 p.m., Discovery). Cult Choice After muggers attack his loved ones, a thoughtful architect (Charles Bronson) turns into a violent vigilante in the 1974 shocker “Death Wish” (8 p.m., AMC). Look for a young Jeff Goldblum in his first screen credit, as “Freak No. 1.”
Counterculture icon Wavy Gravy is 76. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is 75. Singer Trini Lopez is 75. Actresssinger Lainie Kazan is 72. Country singer K.T. Oslin is 70. Singersongwriter Brian Eno is 64. Actor Chazz Palminteri is 60. Baseball Hall-of-Famer George Brett is 59. Actor Lee Horsley is 57. Football Hall-of-Famer Emmitt Smith is 43. Rock musician Ahmet Zappa is 38. Actor David Krumholtz is 34. Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler is 31.
For Tuesday, May 15: This year you have two different themes running through your life. The first few months, you focus on expanding your horizons and realizing an important goal. The second period will start in the summer. You will tend to go within more to process your thoughts. If you are single, you meet people whom you carefully want to check out. If you are attached, the two of you will want more time alone as a couple. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) Much more can be accomplished when you are upbeat. Others tend to work with you, with the exception of a key person. Tonight: Hang with a friend. Taurus (April 20-May 20) You have an enormous wealth of information and a well of creativity. Mix these traits together, and you’ll seem unstoppable. Tonight: Do for you. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Handle a personal or domestic matter first. Make sure you do not overspend. Tonight: Act like a kid again. Cancer (June 21-July 22) You are likely to speak your mind, and you’ll be heard, up to a point. Someone makes an implicit demand that you play his or her game. Tonight: Mosey on home. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) You recently have been skimming through your life when dealing with various people. Somehow you manage to get your message across, but at what cost? Tonight: Allow your mind to drift. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Others recently have
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because I am jealous of her. I feel we are on different planets. And if her expectation of our relationship is not met, she thinks we cannot have any relationship at all. I wish only the best for my sister, but whenever we get together, it is ugly. Should I continue to push for family time even though I don’t want to be alone with her? My father seems OK with things as they are. — No Family Time Dear Family: We think your father would rather see you individually than watch things get “ugly” in front of him. Would you and your sister consider counseling together? Unless the two of you can work out some kind of detente for Dad’s sake, it might be best to leave ACROSS things as they are. 1 6 — Send questions to 10 email@example.com, 14 or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. 15
played a dominant role in your life. You wonder when you need to say “enough.” Tonight: Dinner for two. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) Plunge into each task at hand. You might note that someone or something could be pulling you back. Tonight: Visit with a favorite person. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Enjoy the people you encounter. Though you might not want to start a new relationship, a proclivity to revamp a current one or to work through a problem emerges. Tonight: Let the fun begin. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You move from a place of concern or feeling a bit off to a great sense of self and a source of creativity. A meeting might appear to be going in one direction, but it actually could flip and point to a new path. Tonight: Act like it is the weekend. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Sometimes you feel as if you must make the first move. Clearly this activity brings you some happiness, or the result makes it worthwhile. Tonight: Get some quiet time. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You might want to indulge someone but feel like you can’t because you will want to go overboard. Know that you can stay within your budget — you just have to be creative. Tonight: Out and about. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Your magnetism attracts many people and results in odd reactions. Do not be surprised if you suddenly have difficulty relating to a loved one. Tonight: Your treat. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.
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Panorama Aware of Transmitted “All systems go!” Bookbinder’s leather Opera highlight Bale binder Stool pigeon Belted out a ballad Assembly of track competitors Detroit products Country in the Himalayas Storyteller Cohen Phonograph needle Coin of Pakistan Passionate states “Eureka!” alternatives Emerald ___ (Ireland) “Rocky ___” (1982) Basic computer input Cape ___ (cottage style) Cuts, as branches Oft-insured item “Made to be broken” thing Brief and to the point Dry gulch Gray-brown
11 A Muse 12 Chiffon or voile used to make curtains 13 Body illustrations, for short 19 Beams of light 21 Blowout on the court 24 Contented kitten’s sound 25 Mediterranean winds 26 Wind catcher 27 Small musical combo 28 Father in the army 29 “Caught you red-handed!” 33 BaskinRobbins servings 34 Short-tailed parrot 35 Caribbean taro
51 Fore-and-aftrigged vessel 52 Bollywood garment 53 “What ___ up, must come down” 55 From where some worship? 58 Affordable, to say the least 60 Buddhist dome 61 “Deal me in” indicator 62 Beginning to matter? 63 A ship from the Middle East, perhaps 64 Part of a century 65 “Road Runner” background feature 66 Far from fashionable DOWN 1 Aging vessels? 2 “Hawkeyes” university 3 Go in without a suit 4 Citrus fruit 5 “Absolutely, Admiral!” 6 A college at Oxford 7 Fourth little piggy’s share 8 “Dollar Diplomacy” president 9 “Dear Yoko” dedicatee 10 Feudal Japanese warrior
38 Is in another form? 39 “Dynamic” attachment 42 Say “Th-thth-that’s all, folks,” e.g. 45 Its capital is Zagreb 47 Bigger-thanlife 49 “Drink to me only with ___ eyes …” 50 Biggest blood vessel 51 Artist’s pigment 52 “It’s now or never” time 53 Wilder or Hackman 54 Bay filler 56 “Planet of the ___” 57 Out-of-print 59 Attention grabber 60 Bread for dipping, e.g.
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Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.
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Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.
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BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 2, BLOCK 2, PINNACLE ADDITION NO. 2, AN ADDITION IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 04’ 02” WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT, A DISTANCE OF 105.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55’ 58” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 35.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04’ 02” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 105.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55’ 58” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 35.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Commonly known as 3806 Pinnacle Circle, Lawrence, Kansas 66049 This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Kenneth M. McGovern SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 10-001219/jm ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 15, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS WELLS FARGO BANK, NA PLAINTIFF -vsAMANDA E. HENRY, et. al.; DEFENDANTS
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Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 11CV84, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center Building in the City of Lawrence in said County, on June 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., of said day the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: A TRACT COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST OF THE 6TH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 03’ 02” WEST 910.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56’ 58” WEST, 122.29 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 03’ 02” WEST, 875.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 46 DEGREES 33’37” EAST, 409.78 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 03’02” EAST, 590.00 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO A POINT 175 FEET EAST OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56’58” WEST, 175.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Commonly known as 1677 N 400th Rd., Baldwin City, Kansas 66006 This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Kenneth M. McGovern SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 11-001743/jm ________
(First published in the Law- tion has been filed in the rence Daily Journal-World District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by The UniMay 1, 2012) versity National Bank prayIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ing for judgment against DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Jayhawk Court, LLC on the promissory notes described therein; that the WELLS FARGO BANK, NA mortgages of The UniverPLAINTIFF sity National Bank described therein be adLOREN LIVINGSTON judged to be first and prior DEFENDANTS liens on the following-described real Case No. 12CV227 estate: Div. No. 1 K.S.A. 60 Beginning at a point 1313.7 Mortgage feet East of the Northwest Foreclosure corner of Section 5, Township 13 South, Range 20 NOTICE OF SUIT East of the Sixth Principal The State of Kansas to: Meridian, Douglas County, LOREN LIVINGSTON, A/K/A Kansas, thence South 591 LOREN T. LIVINGSTON; feet, thence East 239.77 SHANNON H. LIVINGSTON, feet, thence North 591 feet A/K/A SHANNON HEIDE LIV- to the North line of said INGSTON; JOHN DOE (REAL quarter Section 5; thence NAME UNKNOWN); MARY West along the North line DOE (REAL NAME UN- of said quarter Section KNOWN); KANSAS DEPART- 243.35 feet to the point of MENT OF REVENUE; BENEFI- beginning, in the City of CIAL KANSAS, INC., F/K/A Lawrence, Douglas County, BENEFICIAL MORTGAGE CO. Kansas. OF KANSAS, INC., OR ITS that said mortgages be SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST foreclosed and said real esand the unknown heirs, ex- tate be sold as provided by ecutors, administrators, law subject to any redempdevisees, trustees, credi- tion period required by law tors, and assigns of such of and for such other relief as the defendants as may be may be proper, and you are deceased; the unknown hereby required to plead to spouses of the defendants; the petition on or before the unknown officers, suc- June 19, 2012, in the cessors, trustees, creditors above-named court at Lawand assigns of such de- rence, Kansas. If you fail to fendants as are existing, plead, judgment will be endissolved or dormant cor- tered upon the petition. porations; the unknown guardians and trustees of Calvin J. Karlin - 09555 such of the defendants as BARBER EMERSON, L.C. are minors or are in any- 1211 Massachusetts Street wise under legal disability; P.O. Box 667 and all other persons who Lawrence, Kansas 66044-0667 are or may be concerned: (785) 843-6600 You are hereby notified firstname.lastname@example.org that a petition has been Attorneys for Plaintiff ________ filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by (First published in the LawWells Fargo Bank, Na for rence Daily Journal-World judgment in the sum of May 15, 2012) $106,262.30, plus interest, costs and other relief; judg- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ment that plaintiff’s lien is DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS a first lien on the said real CIVIL DEPARTMENT property and sale of said property to satisfy the in- First Horizon Home Loans, debtedness, said property a division of First Tennesdescribed as follows, to see Bank National Associawit: tion Plaintiff, LOT 4; THE WEST 20 FEET OF vs. LOT 3, AND THE WEST 20 Brian E. White, Jane Doe, FEET OF THE SOUTH HALF John Doe, and Kari A. White, OF LOT 2, IN BLOCK 5, IN et al. PARK HILL ADDITION, AN Defendants, ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS Case No. 12CV256 COUNTY, KANSAS. ComCourt No. monly known as 310 Oklahoma, Lawrence, Kansas Title to Real Estate Involved 66046 Pursuant to K.S.A. § 60 and you are hereby required to plead to said petiNOTICE OF SUIT tion in said Court at Lawrence, Kansas on or before STATE OF KANSAS to the the 15th day of June, 2012. above named Defendants and The Unknown Heirs, exShould you fail therein ecutors, devisees, trustees, judgment and decree will creditors, and assigns of be entered in due course any deceased defendants; upon said petition. the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unTHIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO known officers, successors, COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY trustees, creditors and asINFORMATION OBTAINED signs of any defendants WILL BE USED FOR THAT that are existing, dissolved PURPOSE. or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, adSHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC ministrators, devisees, Attorneys for Plaintiff trustees, creditors, succes6310 Lamar - Suite 235 sors and assigns of any deOverland Park, KS 66202 fendants that are or were (913)831-3000 partners or in partnership; Fax No. (913)831-3320 and the unknown guardiOur File No. 12-004097/dkb ans, conservators and trus________ tees of any defendants that (First published in the Law- are minors or are under any rence Daily Journal-World legal disability and all other person who are or may be May 8, 2012) concerned: IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Mortgage Foreclosure has been filed The University in the District Court of National Bank, Douglas County, Kansas by Plaintiff, First Horizon Home Loans, vs. Jayhawk Court, LLC; Cathy a division of First TennesL. Clark, Administrator of see Bank National AssociaJeffrey M. Clark Estate; tion, praying for foreclosure of certain real propClark/Northrop Holdings, LLC; Gary M. Grim; Gayle erty legally described as follows: Grim; Mr./Ms. Pintar (unknown occupant), Nevilene K. Smith, Sara LOTS TWO HUNDRED THIRHelm, Charles Harris, John TEEN (213) AND TWO HUNC. Bickel, John Helms, DRED FIFTEEN (215) ON INDIANA STREET AND LOTS Mr./Ms.McKlusky (unknown occupant), Kerry ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY SIX Magee, Ryan Fritchman, Joe (186) AND LOT ONE HUNMcGill, Parick Miller, Tim DRED EIGHTY EIGHT (188) Utter, Rachel Rowland, Jen- ON HIGH STREET, HOGAN’S nifer Wilson, Ray Higgins, HIGH ADDITION TO BALDCITY, DOUGLAS Bruce Wise, Anita Wise, WIN COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID Mr./Ms. Smith (unknown No. B01198A occupant), Donald Trackwell, Greg Folks, Mary Meadows, Everett Mead- for a judgment against deows, Mr./Ms. Minerva fendants and any other in(unknown occupant), Fer- terested parties and, unless nando Carrillo, Lore otherwise served by perCarrillo, Justin Steffen, sonal or mail service of the time in Betty Nichols, John Nichols, summons, which you have to plead to Mr./Ms. Dawn (unknown occupant); the Petition for Foreclosure Mr./Ms. Cota (unknown oc- in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas cupant); D. Murphy (unknown occu- will expire on June 26, 2012. If you fail to plead, judgpant), Rodney Sloan, John/Jane Doe ment and decree will be entered in due course upon (occupant(s)/tenant(s)) and the unknown heirs, ex- the request of plaintiff. MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC ecutors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any de- By: ceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations or limited liability companies; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability, Defendants. Case No. 2012CV249 Division No. 4 Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT To Mr./Ms. Pintar (unknown occupant), Mr./Ms. McKlusky (unknown occupant), Mr./Ms. Smith (unknown occupant), Mr./Ms. Minerva (unknown occupant), Mr./Ms. Dawn (unknown occuant), Mr./Ms. Cota (unknown occupant), D. Murphy (unknown occupant), John Doe/Jane Doe (occupant(s)/tenant(s)); and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations or limited liability companies; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability, and all other named defendants and concerned persons: You are notified that you have been sued and a peti-
Lawrence Jennifer L. Michaels, #24256 email@example.com Chad R. Doornink, #23536 firstname.lastname@example.org Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 email@example.com Jeremy M. Hart, #20866 firstname.lastname@example.org 11460 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Ste 300 Leawood, KS 66211 (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS ATTORNEYS FOR FIRST HORIZON HOME LOANS, A DIVISION OF FIRST TENNESSEE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 15, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS WELLS FARGO BANK, NA PLAINTIFF -vsWAYLON ZIESENIS, et. al.; DEFENDANTS No. 12CV3 Div. No. 1 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 12CV3, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center Building in the City of Lawrence in said County, on June 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., of said day the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: THE SOUTH 23 FEET OF LOT 17 AND ALL OF LOT 16, IN BLOCK 43, IN THE CITY OF EUDORA, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Commonly known as 1015 Pine Street, Eudora, Kansas 66025 This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Kenneth M. McGovern SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 11-003532/jm ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 15, 2012) Thomas Middleton, 1733 W. 24th Street, Apt. 36, Lawrence, KS 66046. Mr. Middleton has left behind a sofa, luggage, bulletin board, book stand, a painting, shoes, various books and notepads, dishes, a lamp, and toiletries. These items will be disposed of on Monday, June 11, 2012, if not claimed. ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 15, 2012) The abandoned personal property of the following persons will be disposed of on or after May 30, 2012, if not claimed beforehand. D. Steve Fulton and Jerett Fulton - D.B.A. Mixed Tape Media, 735 1/2 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Misc. musical equipment, office and household items. Jean Stanton Hetzel, Trustee of the Park Hetzel III Revocable Trust and Trustee of the Jean Stanton Hetzel Revocable Trust, PO Box 641, Lawrence, KS 66044. Contact: Schuyler Lister, 1112 Delaware, Lawrence, KS 66044. 785-393-6540 email@example.com OR Jerry Wells, PO Box 641, Lawrence, KS 66044. 785-856-3925 firstname.lastname@example.org ________