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Significant increases in property tax, water/sewage rates are expected By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

many in the downtown area, said Leonard Allen, a Westar spokesman. The damaged lines are associated with the Westar substation at Sixth and Tennessee streets, the same place where similar lines led to a similar problem back on Dec. 6. That outage was said to have knocked off about 8,000 customers — including the Douglas County

It is budget season at Lawrence City Hall, which means it also is a season full of questions that often have dollar signs attached to them. Commissioners at an afternoon study session today will begin crafting a budget for 2012, and they’ll do so with what has become a standard warning from the city manager. “It will be very challenging,” City Manager David Corliss said. “I think it will be difficult to cut more personnel and equipment expenses without impacting service delivery.” In other words, cuts that may come to the 2012 budget are more likely to be noticed by residents than those that have been made in past budget years. How much residents will notice likely will depend on how city commissioners answer the questions. Here is a look at several questions that commissioners will face this summer: ● How much will your property tax rate go up? There will be a significant property tax rate increase at City Hall for the first time since 2003. Voters last year approved a 1.5 mill levy increase to fund an $18 million expansion of the Lawrence Public Library. That increase will begin showing up in the 2012 budget. But a bigger question is how this City Commission elected last month feels about property taxes. The last City Commission was loath to raise the mill levy, but two new faces have joined the group. They’ll get a test right away as new police Chief Tarik Khatib is asking for $1.2 million in new funding to add police officers to the force. Funding that request likely would either take a brand new sales tax or an increase in the property tax rate. Add the police request and the alreadyapproved library project together, and that would be about a 3

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LAWRENCE POLICE OFFICER LAURIE SCOTT, center, takes information from Haskell Indian Nations University student Joelle Mansfield while investigating a report on a possible stolen bike last month. Police Chief Tarik Khatib is asking the city for a budget increase to add several new officers and detectives; the size of the city’s police force has not increased since 1999.

Police chief seeks to beef up force By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

In the three months since he was tapped to lead the Lawrence Police Department, Chief Tarik Khatib has often mentioned one statistic. In 1999 the department had 79 patrol positions — the same number it is allotted today. The other point he mentions is that Lawrence’s crime rate is higher than that in Overland Park, Olathe and Lenexa in Johnson

County and university communities, such as Norman, Okla., and Boulder, Colo. Khatib said those numbers are keys in a recent request Khatib to city leaders for $1.2 million to add 10 patrol officers, a detective and three sergeants. In a memo, Khatib highlighted targeting certain

crimes such as fraud and property crimes and repeat offenders who have multiple arrest warrants. A $1.2 million increase in funding — to the department’s approximately $14 million budget — would amount to an increase of 1.4 mills to the city’s property tax rate, or $32 per year more annually for a $200,000 home. “The bottom line is, I would like to identify a long-term plan for law enforcement in the community,” Khatib said.

The city in the last decade has added certain officer positions through grants and other means, like school and neighborhood resource officers, without beefing up regular patrol numbers, city officials said. Lawrence Mayor Aron Cromwell said commissioners have also asked the department to do more in recent years without adding positions — like a request for officers be assigned Please see POLICE, page 2A

Outages blamed on power lines weakened by age By Mark Fagan mfagan@ljworld.com

No cinnamon rolls. No croissants. No coffee. And Chuck Magerl, proprietor of WheatFields Bakery, considers himself lucky that the power went off when it did — warming his refrigerators, cooling his ovens and otherwise fouling batches upon batches of baked goods on Sunday morning.

Disaster averted, at least for now. “We’re grateful that it happened this Sunday and hopeful that it won’t happen next Sunday,” Magerl said, of the blackout that lasted from 6 a.m. to about 8:15 a.m. “The idea of thousands of people in here for (Kansas University) graduation in the morning, and trying to figure out where to go, and what to do, and where to eat ... ” A chuckle finished the

thought, but the prospect isn’t funny. The upcoming KU commencement is big business for retailers, for hoteliers, for restaurateurs and everyone else along and astride Massachusetts Street, not to mention seemingly everywhere else in town. And now that the central business district has endured four power outages in a little more than a year, concerns are mounting that

plugging in and turning on might not always produce the desired result. Officials at Westar Energy say Sunday’s outage occurred because a splice failed in underground lines that run through the same manhole. The failure produced a “violent discharge of energy,” enough to damage other lines in the manhole and knock out power to a wider area: nearly 5,000 customers at the outage’s peak,

Brownback signs measure tightening abortion clinic regulations By John Hanna Associated Press Writer

TOPEKA — Kansas will require annual, unannounced inspections of abortion clinics, impose new health and safety rules specifically for them and prevent them from using telemedicine systems to dispense preg-

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nancy-terminating drugs under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Sam Brownback. The new law takes effect July 1. Abortion opponents said the changes will protect patients, but abortion rights supporters fear they will drive one or more of Kansas’ three abortion clinics out of business.

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DEATHS J UDSON PAUL S HOUP A private family service for Judson Paul Shoup, 49, Lawrence, will be held at a

later date. Mr. Shoup died Friday, May 13, 2011, in Lawrence.

WILLIAM C. ‘B ILL’ FOULKE Graveside services for William C. “Bill” Foulke, 88, Baldwin City, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence, with the Rev. Jim Kennedy officiating. Military honors will be given by the Fort Leavenworth Funeral Honor Guard. Mr. Foulke died Saturday,

May 14, 2011, at the Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday at LambRoberts Funeral Home, 712 Ninth St., Baldwin City, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pauline Ikenberry Riley Pauline Ikenberry Riley, 95, passed away on April 2, 2011, in Denver, Colorado. She was born in Overbrook, Kansas, on September 22, 1915, the daughter of Jesse and Leah Ikenberry. She was their last surviving child. She married John L. (Jack) Riley in 1936. They lived in Lawrence, Kansas. In 1969 they moved to Longmont, Colorado, and then later to Golden, Colorado. She was an Avon Representative and a homemaker. Pauline was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Jack Riley, in 2004, and her 8 siblings, Lola, Rova, Ora, Ira, Josephine, Pearl, Merle and Hazel. She is survived by her 2 sons, Jim Riley of Houston, Texas, and Mike Riley of Arvada, Colorado; 6 grandchildren, David Riley, Jason

Riley, Allison Riley Grover, Tammy Debry, Meighan Kerr and Delaney Lawless; 14 Riley greatgrandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. A Memorial Service to celebrate Pauline’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Olinger Woods Chapel, 1100 Washington Ave in Golden, CO. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory. Arrangements under the direction of Olinger Woods Chapel, Golden, CO.

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doing abortions, they have to do a lot of them. Medical regulations slow them down,” said Mary Kay Culp, executive director of the anti-abortion group Kansans for Life. “Anything we could do to require the clinics to care more about women than about their profit margins is a good thing.” Kansas’ three abortion clinics are in the Kansas City metropolitan area. A Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri clinic and the Center for Women’s Health are both in Overland Park, and the Aid for Women clinic is in Kansas City, Kan. The late Dr. George Tiller’s clinic in Wichita was among a few in the U.S. known to perform late-term abortions, but it has been closed since he was shot to death in May 2009 by an anti-abortion activist.

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comment, but Peter Brownlie, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and MidMissouri, said the goal of the abortion opponents who pushed the legislation was limiting access to such procedures. Jeff Pederson, the Aid for Women clinic’s administrator, said it will be forced to spend $10,000 immediately on a new exit mandated by the law. He said a requirement that physicians at a clinic have privileges with a hospital within 30 miles is problematic because anti-abortion groups pressure hospitals into revoking or not granting such privileges. “It may cause some sort of a lawsuit if it becomes unreasonable,” he said of the new law. So-called telemedicine abortions are an issue because of the increased use RU-486, which accounted for 26 percent of the abortions in Kansas in 2010. That’s about 2,200 abortions, more than double the number in 2005. A Planned Parenthood aff iliate in Iowa uses a telemedicine system to dis-

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to foot patrols downtown. Cromwell said that seems to have paid off for downtown safety, but he acknowledged those officers could also be doing something else. “If we were to come up with additional resources for any department, I would at this particular point be most interested in looking at putting those toward the police,” Cromwell said.

Comparisons The new chief, who has spent 19 years as a Lawrence police off icer, said the department generally gets high marks for its interactions with the public, including 80 percent of respondents to a recent city survey indicating they were satisfied with police services. But he said that Lawrence officers tend to be busier than ones in comparable cities and that the crime rate is still a major concern. “We’re not being very effective at reducing crime, but we are good at interacting with people and talking to them,” Khatib said. By plugging the department’s numbers into a 2009 Benchmark City Survey, all Lawrence officers — including detectives — handled, on average, about 400 residentinitiated calls, which was above the average of 337 calls per off icer among the 26 other cities that participated. Olathe averaged 264 calls per officer, and 250 for Overland Park. Boulder had a higher average than Lawrence at 455, and Norman was lower with 368. The 2010 Benchmark City Survey, which will include Lawrence, has not been made public yet. In 2010, Lawrence police off icers handled 115,000 total calls, which include all requests from the public and officer-initiated calls.

pense RU-486 through 16 clinics, and legislators there and in Nebraska have attacked the practice. Abortion opponents worry that the Kansas Planned Parenthood affiliate plans a similar program. “There’s some concern about abortions occurring without face-to-face consultations or close supervision by physicians,” said Rep. Jan Pauls, a Hutchinson Democrat who opposes abortion. Brownlie said his Planned Parenthood affiliate has no such plans but added the new Kansas law will make using RU-486 more difficult by requiring patients to make several trips to a clinic.

Maze of regulations The new law’s enactment ends years of frustration for abortion opponents, who’ve argued the state was lax in regulating the abortion clinics. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, an abortion rights Democrat, vetoed similar regulations in 2003 and 2005. The health department regulates 158 hospitals and 72 surgical centers, which include the Planned Parent-

CITY TO DISCUSS POLICE FACILITIES NEEDS Lawrence city commissioners are scheduled to discuss the budget during a study session at 3 p.m. today at City Hall, but Mayor Aron Cromwell said the commission likely will have a separate study session later just about long-term goals and plans for the Lawrence Police Department. Police Chief Tarik Khatib’s memo on the department’s issues includes requests for equipment and brings up a desire to have the department housed in one facility — even mentioning approaching the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas University Public Safe-

ty Office about a possible shared building. Khatib also called it “extremely beneficial” to include other departments in the discussion, such as Douglas County Emergency Management and Lawrence Municipal Court. The police department is now split, largely with the patrol division downtown — in the same building with the district court, district attorney’s office and sheriff’s office — and the investigations division and most administration near Bob Billings Parkway and Wakarusa Drive in west Lawrence.

Department leaders have said they are playing catchup on staffing due to attrition and other factors, because it takes months to get new off icers through training to where they can work on the streets on their own. Right now six patrol officers, who were hired in January, are partnered with an experienced officer in the field, and two others are on temporary military leave. The department is also recruiting a new class to hire this summer.

staffed appropriately to get ahead of crime. What we need to do is make a choice as to whether we’re going to start to do some of that stuff,” he said. “Or perhaps take a look at what are some things we should probably stop doing?” Cromwell said the department generally does a good job at responding and focusing on major and violent crimes, but he said with more off icers the department could likely address solving other cases, like nonviolent crimes. “It’s just a matter that at a point here we’re going to have to address some of those equipment needs as well as off icers,” Cromwell said. “One of the things we’re lacking is in the area of property crimes.” City commissioners have a budget and goal-setting study session at 3 p.m. today at city hall. “I’m pleased with what our police department has been able to do with the resources that they have, but I don’t know that that’s sustainable,” Cromwell said. “And I do think that we need to take a real hard look at putting some additional resources into their hands.”

Workload Khatib said in a university community officers are kept busy at all hours, particularly on nights and weekends, for noise complaints and other calls. He said officers helped with 51 special events last year, like traffic control for Kansas University football and basketball games, and they respond to medical calls and traffic accidents on private property, like in parking lots, something that’s not necessarily done in every city. Khatib often talks about crime prevention through community policing by allowing officers to return to the old “ beat cop” approach to interact with residents as a way to exchange information in conversation instead of the duress of a service call. “But we’re not really

hood clinic and previously included Tiller’s clinic. But dozens of other offices and clinics do surgeries under rules imposed by the State Board of Healing Arts, which regulates physicians. The board can suspend or revoke a doctor’s license over unsafe conditions or practices, but abortion opponents have long accused it of being slow to act. In 2005, the board forced a physician to close a Kansas City, Kan., abortion clinic, but two years after complaints surfaced. “We plead guilty to trying to stop access to negligent and just plain bad medicine,” Culp said, arguing that abortion providers aren’t likely to face malpractice lawsuits because women feel ashamed about their unwanted pregnancies. Abortion rights supporters said it’s hypocritical to target abortion without addressing other office surgeries with higher risks of complications. “The only effect is to make the services more expensive and more difficult to obtain, or more difficult to provide,” Brownlie said.

BRIEFLY U.S. Sen. Moran plans stop in Lawrence U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will speak in Lawrence Monday as part of his statewide listening tour. Moran, RKan., will meet with residents from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at Moran the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. His visit is hosted by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. Moran was elected to the Senate last November after representing the state’s 1st District in the U.S. House for seven terms.

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— Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock. City Hall reporter Chad Lawhorn contributed to this story.

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No trade deals without workers’ aid The White House is threatening to hold up final passage of three coveted free trade agreements unless lawmakers agree to expand retraining assistance for American workers who lose their jobs because of foreign competition. The move comes as administration officials begin talks on Capitol Hill to finalize the agreements the White House reached to expand trade with South Korea, Panama and Colombia. President Barack Obama has said the deals are an integral part of his economic agenda, and the pacts have broad Republican support. While administration officials have long said they supported expanding the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program, or TAA, Monday’s announcement was the first time aides said they would be willing to delay the deals without it.

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about our renewable energy portfolio because they see that as another way to sell themselves to the public.” Sarah Hill-Nelson, chief executive for Bowersock, said major construction work on the project should begin in earnest in a matter of days. The plant will be at the north end of Please see BOWERSOCK, page 5A

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Trump forgoes 2012 presidential run Donald Trump, whose public flirtation with a presidential run has overshadowed the early stages of the Republican primary race, announced Monday that he will not be a candidate in 2012. Speaking at an event to announce NBC’s fall network lineup in New York, Trump said he would continue hosting his reality show, “Celebrity Apprentice.” In a statement, Trump said the decision “does not come easily or without a regret,” and that he believes that had he run, he could have won. 2 | ISLAMABAD

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THE GREAT-GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN OF J.D. BOWERSOCK, the man responsible for the Bowersock dam in 1879, participate in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the $20 million project to build a new hydroelectric power plant on the north bank of the Kansas River. Throwing dirt from left are Henry Nelson 9; Hillary Griggs, 10; Hugh Griggs, 4; Oona Nelson, 6; and Lyle Griggs, 8.

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Blast kills 4 U.S. soldiers Four American soldiers serving with NATO forces in Afghanistan died Monday in an explosion in the country’s south, NATO and a defense department official said, bringing home the human cost of the U.S.-led push into Taliban strongholds. The official said they were hit by an improvised explosive device. He spoke on condition of anonymity because relatives of those killed were still being notified. The latest deaths make a total of 16 NATO service members killed so far this month, and 167 so far this year. The latest casualties came as the second-ranking U.S. general in Afghanistan said Monday it was too early to tell if the killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in neighboring Pakistan will have an impact on the Afghan war effort. 4 | LIBYA

Prosecutor seeks arrest of Gadhafi The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor sought arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, his son and the country’s intelligence chief for authorizing the killing of civilians in a crackdown on anti-government rebels. Gadhafi’s government denied the allegations. The call for the inquest was the first such action in the Netherlands-based court linked to the Arab uprisings. It opened another potential front against Gadhafi’s regime even as the autocratic leader stands firm against widening NATO airstrikes and rebels with growing international backing.

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Next comes a big hole and hopes for a dry summer. Members of the Lawrencebased Bowersock Mills & Power Company off icially broke ground Monday on a $25 million project to build a new hydroelectric power plant on the north bank of the Kansas River. Construction is expected to take the next 20 to 24 months to complete. “This process has been fraught with difficulties and frustration,” said Stephen Hill, an owner of the local power company. “Sleepless nights and endless meetings were the norm for us. The fact that we are gathered here today is something like a miracle.” City and state leaders praised the project Monday afternoon at a ceremonial groundbreaking. Gov. Sam Brownback said the project — combined with what he predicts will be multiple new wind projects that will be announced this year — will

GOV. SAM BROWNBACK, RIGHT, LOOKS OVER the Kansas River and visits with Kellen Petersen, left and Jeff Thorn, center, both engineers with Olsson Associates. help make Kansas the “renewable state.” Brownback said that, in turn, will provide a boost to the state’s economy. “I think the role of renewable energy can be significant,” Brownback said. “The capital investment alone is significant, the jobs created are a help, and we’re hearing from more companies who are looking at Kansas and want to know

Expanded protection area stifles hope for wind farm WINFIELD (AP) — Local officials who worked for years to get a wind farm in a southeast Kansas county are angry they weren’t consulted before Gov. Sam Brownback entered into an agreement with wind-energy companies to expand the area of the Flint Hills where new wind turbines are off-limits. Cowley County commissioners had been working with a company, BP Wind Energy, to build a wind farm in the northeast corner of the county. That area now falls within the Tallgrass Heartland, an 11 ,000square-mile chunk of I can’t Kansas now believe the protected from wind governor farm growth, would do the Wichita that. That’s Eagle reported economic Sunday. The new development area is more he just said than twice the no to.” size of the offlimits area that former Gov. — Goff Searl, a commissioner in Kathleen Sebelius estab- Chautauqua County lished in 2005. Brownback’s deal with windenergy companies was announced earlier this month. “I can’t believe the governor would do that,” said Goff Searl, a commissioner in Chautauqua County, which sits next to Crowley County and is in the protected area. “That’s economic development he just said no to.” Although his county didn’t have plans for a wind farm, Searl said it wasn’t right for the government to take away its right to do so. More than 400,000 acres of tallgrass prairie once covered North America, but only about 4 percent of that is left, most of it in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Brownback envisions economic development in the area, but in the form of tourism, not energy generation. Some county officials, lawmakers and landowners are irate. Not only were they not included in discussions about expanding

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A top U.S. emissary warned Pakistan on Monday that “actions not words” are needed to tackle militant sanctuaries, as the two countries tried to salvage their relationship two weeks after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden in a garrison town close to the national capital. Sen. John Kerry, the first high-level American official to visit Islamabad since the May 2 death of the al-Qaida leader, said Pakistan agreed to take several “specific steps” immediately to improve ties.

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Supporters want to redirect route to protect lesser prairie chickens T O P E K A ( A P ) — A state agency charged with deciding whether to move a wind energy power line in western Kansas will consider the financial cost and the potential impact on the lesser prairie chickens that breed in the area and the whooping cranes that migrate through it. The Kansas Corporation Commission began hearing testimony on Monday from opponents and supporters of a proposal to move a wind energy power line from a route near Dodge City in order to protect the habitat of about 140 lesser prairie chickens. Supporters of the change, including Westar Energy, Kansas wildlife officials and environmental groups, said the proposed route would disrupt the habitat where the birds breed. An Oklahoma-based utility that hoped to connect to the original route estimates the alternate route could increase the cost by hundreds of millions of dollars. Those costs would be passed on to customers in several states, including Kansas, Missouri and

Chermac President Jaime McAlpine said that new line would increase the company’s cost by $93 million to an estimated $200 million. Oklahoma. Chermac Energy also contends that the new route would interfere with the migration of whooping cranes, a federally endangered species, The Kansas City Star reported. “This case cries out for reasonable consideration of all the issues,” said James Zakoura, an attorney representing Chermac. The original route began in Clark County, west of Pratt and southeast of Dodge City, and went south into Oklahoma to hook into another power line. The new route would shift the line east by about 30 miles, beginning at Medicine Lodge before going south to Oklahoma. The KCC, whose approval is need-

ed for the project to proceed, is expected to make a decision by June 28. Westar Energy, Kansas’ largest utility, is part of partnership building the line. It filed written testimony favoring the revised route. Chermac, which has proposed building 1,170 megawatts of wind capacity in Kansas, would have to build a separate 29-mile line to connect to the new route. Chermac President Jaime McAlpine said that new line would increase the company’s cost by $93 million to an estimated $200 million. Once financing and other expenses, including extra property taxes, are figured in, the cost increases to $567 million over the life of the power line, Chermac estimates. In its written testimony, Westar Energy doesn’t dispute Chermac’s cost estimate but argues that the original route should not be used for cost

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FIREFIGHTERS FROM SEVERAL DOUGLAS COUNTY TOWNSHIPS were called to a fire in a barn in the 1700 section of County Road 1023 near Big Springs, about 7 miles west of Lawrence, about 4:30 p.m. Monday. What started as a grass fire “kind of got away from (those lighting it),” and extended into the barn, said Kanwaka Township Fire Chief Chris Lesser. An estimate of the damage was not available Monday night, but Lesser said there was only hay in the barn. No injuries were reported and crews cleared the scene about 7:30 p.m. Firefighters from Lecompton Fire/EMS and Wakarusa Township Please see LINE, page 5A assisted on the scene, which is just south of U.S. Highway 40.

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mill increase in the city’s property tax rate. That equates to an extra $69 a year in property taxes on a $200,000 home. ● What will give with the city’s water and sewer rates? Try this on for size: The city sells less water now than it did in the late 1990s. The conservation movement may be good for the environment, but it has been bad for the city’s bottom line. The city is projecting water and sewer revenues to come in $1.9 million short of budget in 2011. City commissioners last year went against staff’s advice and did not raise water and sewer rates. Corliss isn’t saying what type of water and sewer rate increase his staff may recommend, but when asked whether a double-digit rate increase could be on the table, he didn’t rule out the possibility. ● How mad are commissioners willing to make city

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Courthouse, leading a judge to declare a mistrial in a DUI case. Both outages appear to have been caused by failures in aging power lines, Allen said. “They both had something to do with line that was laid in the 1970s,” Allen said. “They are looking at getting with our reliability and substation people, and looking at the possibility of replacing more

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FIRE CALL Lawrence Douglas-County Fire Medical workers responded to an apartment fire in the 2500 block of West 25th Street around noon Monday. The fire, which was on the first floor of the two-story building, was contained inside a wall, according to Division Chief Lyle Schwartz. Firefighters opened up the wall and extinguished the fire, which never extended to the outside wall. Schwartz said the cause of the fire was still under investigation, but estimated the damLAWRENCE age at around $1,000. The building was evacuated, but Schwartz said there were no injuries and nobody was displaced.

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employees? It seems city employees may get some news they won’t like to hear about their health insurance plan. Corliss wants the commission to at least have a discussion about making city employees pay more for their health insurance and increasing their deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses. The commission is expected to consider a proposal that would require city employees to pay $11 every pay period (biweekly) for their health insurance. Now, city employees don’t pay any premiums for their insurance, although they do pay to have a spouse or their family on the city’s plan. But the commission also will consider changing the city’s health insurance system to a high deductible plan that will increase the amount of out-of-pocket expenses employees have to pay. If the city doesn’t make any changes to the health care plan, the city’s health care expenses are expected to rise by about $1.2 million in 2012. ● How long will it take to reach a deal with the city’s

police and fire unions? The city’s police and fire unions have contracts that expire at the end of 2011. It is a good bet that health insurance issue will be discussed as part of the negotiations for a new deal. But in addition to that, the city last year implemented a new overtime policy that cuts back on the amount of overtime the city pays. The city wasn’t able to apply that new policy to police and fire unions because they were under contract. Already, the City Commission has had two lengthy executive sessions to discuss Fire Medical negotiations. Today’s budget study session, which begins at 3 p.m. at City Hall, will be just the first of many discussions this summer. Commissioners will have a better picture of the city’s revenue situation by June, Corliss will present a recommended budget by early July, and commissioners will approve a budget in August.

sections of that line to prevent further outages. … “It’s probably just that the line wore out. … They will look for lines that are similar and look at replacing those.” While no timeline for such upgrades has been set, the fact that at least two outages can be traced to a similar cause has appeared to flip the switch on consideration of repairs and replacements. “They’ll have to look at it and see what needs to be done,” Allen said. “Obviously, it’s come to the forefront of their attention.”

Magerl’s keeping his fingers crossed that the old lines — installed at least a decade before he opened Free State Brewery in 1989 at 636 Mass., and well before opening WheatFields later at Ninth and Vermont streets — will hold up for another week and beyond. “It would certainly benefit a lot of businesses and, beyond that, individuals … to minimize those disruptions,” Magerl said.

— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

— Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188. Follow him at Twitter.com/MarkFaganLJW.

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11 Kansas offices may shut down By Amy Bickel The Hutchinson News

H U D S O N — Although its population is small with just 125 people, this Stafford County town boasts the county’s largest private business and a cafe that fills its tables every Sunday. Hudson even has a bank. So, it doesn’t sit well with locals that their post office, which has been open since 1887, could be closing in coming months. “We’re anticipating the worst but hoping for the best,” said Hudson Mayor Pete Witt, who said he wrote a letter urging U.S. Postal Service officials to rethink the proposal. “We’re a little town, and we don’t want to lose anything — especially a post office.” Hudson isn’t the only community, however, on the government’s potential chopping block. Of the state’s 600 post offices, USPS officials are looking at 11 for closure, said Brian Sperry, regional spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service based in Colorado. That includes a post office in the town of Summerfield, in Marshall County, which has as many as 160 residents, and the state’s smallest incorporated city, Freeport, population 5. The reason is a decline in mail volume and increasing competition, Sperry said. Thanks to electronic billing, email, the Internet and texting, mail volume has dropped 20 percent nationwide — or the equivalent of 43 billion pieces of mail. In the past decade, first-class stamped mail has fallen 50 percent. Thus, he said, the USPS is suffering financially. The postal service loses $23 million a day and ended fiscal year 2010 with an $8.5 billion shortfall. Moreover, the USPS is a self-supporting agency and is not financed by taxpayer dollars. “Business as usual is not an option for us,” Sperry said. “In response to those challenges, we’re reviewing our facilities to identify inefficiencies and savings.” In all, the Postal Service is looking at potentially closing 2,000 locations across the United States, he said. Post offices targeted have a declining workload and customer

demand, as well as a vacant postmaster position. “I can tell you the daily retail transactions of many of these locations have fallen into the single digits,” he said. The study does take into account the effect on the community served, impact to employees, economic savings and service alternatives. He said it could be months before communities know their final fate. If a community’s post office closes, residents would receive their mail through a rural carrier and would be able to keep their ZIP code. Sperry didn’t know the exact savings closing Kansas’ 11 post offices would have on the budget, but added the Postal Service was doing everything it could to keep expenses down. “Like any company whose revenue would drop 20 percent, we have to reduce costs to remain in business,” he said. These facts don’t surprise Elaine Fischer, who for 30 years helped run Hudson’s post office and served for several years as a postmaster. There have been three meetings in the past few decades regarding the post office’s fate. One took away Hudson’s rural postal route. Another reduced the office’s hours to half days. The latest meeting came last month with government officials announcing its closure plans. Few attended, she said. “I told them when we had the second meeting that everyone knows when they take your rural route the next is the post office,” Fischer said of the potential closing. “I think (our fate) is cut and dry. If we had a postmaster, I think we could save it, but I think that is really hurting us.” The thought of losing the post office concerns Brenda Grabast, who works at Hudson’s Stafford County Flour Mills Co., one of the county’s largest employers. She said the mill uses the post office daily to ship flour to clients all over the United States, including a large customer base along the East Coast. If the post office closes, the company would have to use UPS, which has higher shipping rates.

BRIEFLY Chase charges filed; suspect still at large Demetrius White, health care, Lawrence “Sleep.”

Nancy O’Connor, nutrition educator, Lawrence “Light candles and enjoy it.”

A 22-year-old Tonganoxie man has been charged with fleeing and attempting to elude after he allegedly led police on a chase May 9 and then abandoned his pickup. Officials have not found Nicholas Dean Meyer, who last was seen where the chase ended, near 262nd Street and Loring Road, northeast of Lawrence, said police Chief Jeff Brandau. Brandau gave this account: About 2 p.m. May 9, a woman went to Tonganoxie police station and said two armed men had tried to restrain her in Lawrence. The woman and a friend drove to Tonganoxie, and the woman said the two men followed. She told officers the men were outside the police station. A 22-year-old Baldwin City man was questioned by police and released. The Tonganoxie man, however, took off at a high rate of speed.

Fire at bar ruled accidental

Shelby Callaway, graduate student, Savannah, Ga. “Take out candles and pretend it’s the 19th century. And sometimes play Trivial Pursuit.”

Fire investigators have determined a May 6 fire at a North Lawrence bar was an accident. Fire marshal James King, a Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical division chief, said Monday the fire in a utility closet at the former Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., was caused by discarded smoking materials. It caused an estimated $50,000 in damages— mostly in smoke damage — to the business. When fire crews arrived about 6 p.m. May 6, the building was unoccupied.

The bar is near the Kansas River bridge that leads to downtown Lawrence, just south of Johnny’s Tavern.

GaDuGi Safe Center honored at conference Lawrence’s GaDuGi Safe Center was honored as the Outstanding Victim Service Organization at the 14th annual Crime Victim’s Rights Conference in Wichita. Atty. Gen. Derek Schmidt presented the award in recognition of the center’s services for victims of sexual assault and its prevention and community education efforts. Among the programs the GaDuGi Safe Center offers for victims is an art therapy group, which helps participants use self-expression as a means of healing. Their prevention efforts include outreach to students of all ages. In collaboration with the Lawrence Art Center, the GaDuGi Safe Center has produced plays exploring the signs of dangerous, abusive relationships. The center has also partnered with Lawrence bars to train bartenders and bouncers to recognize the signs of impending sexual assaults, and provide patrons with a safe way to get home. GaDuGi SafeCenter provides 24-hour comprehensive victimcentered services for women, children and men affected by sexual violence for Douglas and Jefferson Counties.

Court system hearing is tonight in Topeka TOPEKA — A commission studying the Kansas court system is more than halfway done with public hearings but

is preparing for the first of two sessions in Topeka. The Blue Ribbon Commission plans a hearing at 6 p.m. today at Topeka’s library for the public to offer suggestions for improving court operations. Local officials also will meet with commission members in the afternoon. The 25-member commission created by the Kansas Supreme Court is holding 19 hearings across the state. It has held 10 so far. The commission is considering issues such as using technology to reduce costs and increasing the court system’s flexibility in using staff. The commission wraps up public hearings with its second session in Topeka on June 6.

Brownback to unveil state road projects TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback will announce the next round of major Kansas highway projects during a statewide tour the week after Memorial Day. Brownback’s office said the governor will stop in Wichita, McPherson, Dodge City, Fort Scott and Kansas City, Kan. Details of the trip will be released next week. Kansas legislators approved the state’s newest 10-year transportation program in 2010. The $8.2 billion program is designed to provide the next generation of construction and maintenance projects across the statewide system. Brownback said in a release Monday that the program will create construction jobs and help tap economic potential of numerous communities once the projects are completed.

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7 Midwestern feedlots get warning from EPA for waste discharge OMAHA, NEB. (AP) — Operators of seven feedlots in Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa have been told to stop violating federal rules on animal waste discharges, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The EPA’s Region 7 office in Kansas City, Kan., said in a statement that four feedlots in Iowa, two in Kansas and one in Nebraska had violated various provisions of the federal Clean Water Act. It said the violations could lead to contamination of nearby bodies of water, including streams, creeks and wetlands. The EPA said it has issued administrative compliance orders to the feedlots, which range in capacity from 800 cattle up to 13,000 cattle. In a phone call, EPA spokesman Chris Whitley said the compliance orders were the first step in a potential series of regulatory actions. If the feedlots fail to comply, civil penalties could follow. Those penalties would vary, Whitley said, depending on the severity of the violations and other factors. The EPA issued the orders to the following four feedlots in Iowa: ● Crossroads Cattle Co. in Woodbine. The EPA said the

feedlot didn’t have enough storage capacity in its waste lagoons and that some cattle were kept in areas that lacked adequate controls to prevent unauthorized waste discharges. Crossroads Cattle Co. did not immediately return a call from The Associated Press. ● Feedlot Services Co., Neola. The EPA said the operation doesn’t have a discharge permit. John Roane, part-owner of Feedlot Services, said Monday that he just got the letter from the EPA. He said his outfit has been working with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for years to ensure the feedlot followed environmental regulations. “We thought we were in compliance, and we were, until the EPA showed up,” Roane said. He said he’s having an expert look at the EPA letter to see what his company needs to do. ● Harlan Northrup Feedlot, Griswold. The EPA said the operation doesn’t have a discharge permit. The company did not immediately return a phone call from the AP on Monday. ● Petersen-Bubke LLP, Mapleton. The EPA said the operation doesn’t have a discharge permit. There was no

answer at a phone number for feedlot co-owner Norman Petersen. Co-owner Joel Bubke declined to comment on Monday. The EPA said two Kansas feedlots were in violation: ● KM Feeders, in Lyons. The EPA said the feedlot doesn’t have enough storage capacity in its waste lagoons. KM Feeders off icials declined to comment. ● McPherson County Feeders, Marquette. The EPA said the feedlot doesn’t have enough storage capacity in its waste lagoons. Officials at McPherson County Feeders declined to comment. In Nebraska, the EPA said, Knox County Feeders in Bloomfield had failed to follow terms of its discharge permit and couldn’t provide key data. Don Stange, owner of Knox County Feeders, said Monday that his operation’s problem was related to paperwork, and there weren’t any improper waste discharges. “It was just record-keeping more than anything,” Stange said. “We’ll be in compliance in 30 days.“ Stange said he has hired a new firm to maintain his feedlot’s records to make sure his operation will be in compliance.

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Bowersock the Bowersock Dam, immediately east of the downtown Kansas River bridges. When completed, the new power plant will be just a bit taller than the bridges and will create a new landmark for motorists entering and leaving downtown. The plant will operate in conjunction with the 1800sera plant that Bowersock owns on the south bank of the Kansas River. The new

plant will produce enough electricity to power about 3,300 homes per year. The Kansas City, Kan., Board of Public Utilities has signed a 25-year agreement to purchase all the power produced at the plant, which will be used to power homes and businesses in Wyandotte County. The construction project will be a unique one for Lawrence since a significant portion of the work will occur in the river. HillNelson said that was causing the company to root for a dry summer, in hopes of

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comparisons because it wasn’t a “serious proposal,” even though the first route was proposed by Westar’s construction group and approved by a regional power group. The lesser prairie chicken, a smaller version of the greater prairie chicken, lives in five states, with between 20,000 and 40,000 estimated to live in western Kansas. Its breeding ritual, known as “booming” draws tourists to the area. “I would expect wind development to face significant opposition,” said Eric Johnson, chief of ecological

— Eric Johnson, chief of ecological services at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks services at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. The same agency declined last year to put the bird on the threatened list after determining that its population was stable or increasing. The state also has a hunting season for the birds. Chris Tymeson, general counsel for the wildlife agency, said the annual hunt is for only about 3 percent of the birds’ population, which

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keeping flows of the river manageable for construction. The family knows all about the unpredictability of the river. Stephen Hill is the great-grandson of Justin D. Bowersock, the early Lawrence industrialist who is credited with rebuilding the dam to withstand a series of major floods. “His spirit has been looking over our shoulders on this project,” Hill said. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

would not impact them. But the agency opposes the original route of the transmission line because it would destroy breeding habitat, which would have a lasting impact. “I don’t think it’s an inconsistent message,” he said. Paul Kerlinger, former director of the New Jersey Audubon Society’s Cape May Bird Observatory, studied both routes for Chermac. He concluded that the route favored by Chermac would disturb the lesser prairie chicken and mitigation efforts such as restoring habitat would be needed. But he said the revised route was worse for more bird species and noted that the route is in the migratory path of the endangered whooping crane.

Defense in genocide trial begins criminated against because they were Burundian refugees. As refugees, they W I C H I T A — The son of a could not join political parKansas man accused of lying ties, attend public secondary to immigration off icials schools or get some jobs and about his participation in the social services. However, his 1994 Rwandan genocide took family received some benethe stand Monday to testify fits from a United Nations about their life as Burundian commission for refugees that refugees in Rwanda and his native Rwandans could not father’s efforts years get. later to become a U.S. Kandagaye told citizen. jurors that as a That testimony refugee his father came as the defense was not a leader in team for Lazare the Rwandan comKobagaya began laymunity where they ing out its case. The lived — a key point as COURTS 84-year-old Topeka the defense team man is charged with tries to counter the unlawfully obtaining U.S. cit- government’s allegations that izenship in 2006 and with Kobagaya was an influential fraud and misuse of an alien community leader who led registration card. The indict- others during the genocide. ment also seeks to revoke his In his later testimony, citizenship. Kandagaye said he was at the Prosecutors have said the University of Rwanda during case is the first in the nation the genocide and did not witrequiring proof of genocide. ness the atrocities at issue in An estimated 500,000 to the trial in the Rwandan vil800,000 people were killed in lage known as Birambo, Rwanda between April and where his parents lived at the July 1994. Most of the dead time. belonged to an ethnic group Kandagaye, who filled out known as the Tutsi, while an immigration form in 2005 most of the killings were car- for his father, is considered a ried out by members of an key witness as the defense ethnic group known as the tries to show jurors that the Hutu. elderly Kobagaya did not Jean Claude Kandagaye understand English well and testified that his father is a depended on others to transHutu and his mother is a late documents and help him Tutsi. Kandagaye told jurors fill out immigration paperthat while he was growing up work. in Rwanda, his family was disIn cross-examination, By Roxana Hegeman

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prosecutor Christina Giffin got into evidence several immigration documents that Kandagaye acknowledged his father signed to bring other family members into the United States, including two grandchildren whom he claimed as his own children. Kandagaye said his father adopted them, but acknowledged they were not identified as such in a question that specifically asked if they were related by adoption. Earlier in the day, prosecutors rested their case after putting on the stand as their last witness the immigration off icial who interviewed Kobagaya during his citizenship application in April 2006. Adjudication officer Jeryl Bean testified that Kobagaya responded no when asked whether he had ever persecuted anyone or ever committed any crimes for which he was not convicted. Kobagaya also denied ever giving false information to immigration officials or lying to them to gain entry into the United States, she testified. Prosecutors used Bean to attack Kobagaya’s claim that he did not purposefully misrepresent to immigration officials that he was not living in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide because he was unfamiliar with the English language and may have misunderstood that question on the immigration paperwork.

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We were trying to decide what to do about the leases. We were in that decision mode, anyway. Then CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A this (expanded restricted area) came up and helped us make our decision.” the protected area, they weren’t even told about it. Property rights and the potential loss of economic development opportunities are among the biggest issues for them. Three state legislators who live in the county — two Republicans and one Democrat — sent a joint letter of protest to Brownback. Cowley County Commission Chairman Gary Wilson sent two emails to President Barack Obama, but Wilson doesn’t think that will do any good. Asked why Brownback didn’t consult with local landowners and county officials, spokeswoman Sherriene Jones-Sontag said in an email that county commissioners weren’t contacted. She didn’t respond to a request for a further explanation. Existing wind farms and proposed ones that have an agreement to sell power to a utility are allowed to contin-

— Karl Pierce, BP’s business development director who oversaw the Cowley County project ue operating in the area, but won’t be able to expand. Cowley County commissioners said BP Wind Energy needed only to obtain a power purchase agreement with a utility before it could start building. But company off icials said they were already considering pulling out of the project for other reasons, before Brownback announced his plan. “I think there were probably already a few nails in that coffin,” said Karl Pierce, BP’s business development director who oversaw the Cowley County project. He said BP had been trying to get a power-purchase agreement since 2006, but wasn’t close to getting one. Also, two of the larger leases on the 30,000-acre project expired in December and January.

“We were trying to decide what to do about the leases,” Pierce said. “We were in that decision mode, anyway. Then this (expanded restricted area) came up and helped us make our decision.” In addition to Cowley County, officials in Morris, Marion, Elk, Butler and Chautauqua counties also said they weren’t consulted about Brownback’s deal. Nor were the three members of the county’s legislative delegation, who said they heard about the plan after the fact. That prompted Sen. Steve Abrams, R-Arkansas City, and Reps. Kasha Kelley, RArkansas City, and Ed Trimmer, D-Winfield, to send a letter to the governor arguing that excluding county officials “appears to fly in the face of the concept of open and transparent government.”

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Head of IMF jailed without bail Other sex assault allegations surface By Jennifer Peltz

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DOMINIQUE STRAUSS-KAHN, RIGHT, HEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, is arraigned Monday in Manhattan Criminal Court for the alleged attack Saturday on a maid who went into his penthouse suite at a hotel near Times Square to clean it, in New York. Strauss-Kahn must remain jailed at least until his next court hearing for attempted rape and other charges, a judge said Monday. and put himself beyond the reach of U.S. law like the filmmaker Roman Polanski. “This battle has just begun,” defense attorney Benjamin Brafman told scores of reporters outside the courthouse, adding that Strauss-Kahn might appeal the bail denial. Strauss-Kahn is accused of attacking a maid who had gone in to clean his penthouse suite Saturday afternoon at a luxury hotel near Times Square. He is charged with attempted rape, sex abuse, a criminal sex act, unlawful imprisonment and forcible touching. The most serious charge carries five to 25 years in prison. Strauss-Kahn, who has

headed the international lending agency since 2007, was in New York on personal business and was paying his own way, so he cannot claim diplomatic immunity, the IMF said. He could seek that protection only if he were conducting official business, spokesman William Murray said. The agency’s executive board met informally Monday for a report on the charges against StraussKahn, its managing director. The French newspaper Le Monde, citing people close to Strauss-Kahn, said he had reserved the $3,000-a-night suite at the Sofitel hotel for one night for a quick trip to have lunch with his daughter, who is studying in New York.

The 32-year-old maid told authorities that she thought the suite was empty but that Strauss-Kahn emerged from the bathroom naked, chased her down a hallway, pulled her into a bedroom and dragged her into a bathroom, police said. He seized her breasts, t r i e d to p u l l d ow n h e r pantyhose, grabbed at her crotch and forced her to perform oral sex on him during the encounter at about noon, according to a court complaint. She ultimately broke free, escaped the room and told hotel staffers what had happened, authorities said. She was treated at a hospital for minor injuries.

Eurozone split over approach to Greek debt By Gabriele Steinhauser and David McHugh Associated Press Writers

BRUSSELS — Top eurozone off icials disagreed over whether to consider changing the debt repayment terms for Greek bonds, a move some experts say is inevitable and others deem too risky for Europe’s broader financial stability. Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of the group of 17 eurozone finance ministers, said Monday he “wouldn’t exclude” a voluntary delay to repayments on Greek gov-

ernment debt that would give the struggling country more time to fix its economy and regain market trust. But he was immediately contradicted by France’s Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, who ruled the step out, a sign that European officials are still wrestling over what to do about Greece’s debt crisis. Juncker said the group’s adamant stance against restructuring — or giving creditors less than full value of their bond holding — did not extend to what he and others have called “reprofil-

ing,” or a voluntary offer from bondholders to accept repayment over a longer period. However, he warned that Greece wasn’t ready yet to reprofile its debt, which would only come into play after Greece makes more efforts to raise money from privatization and budget cutting. Juncker made his remarks as the group signed off on a 78 billion ($110 billion) package of rescue loans from the EU and the International Monetary Fund and wrestled with what further to do with Greece, which has received a 82 billion bailout but appears

unable to get back on its feet financially without more help. The whole topic of altering the repayment terms of Greek bonds is an explosive one, with officials from the European Central Bank warning a restructuring — making creditors take less than 100 cents on the euro — could spread the debt crisis beyond Greece. Juncker said Monday that all political parties in Greece needed to endorse further austerity and reform measures as well as further privatization of national assets.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s push to computerize medical records has failed to fully address longstanding security gaps that expose patients’ most sensitive information to hackers and snoops, government investigators warn. Two reports released today by the inspector general of the Health and Human Services Department find that the drive to connect hospitals and doctors so they can share patient data electronically is being layered on a system that already has glaring privacy problems. Connecting it up could open new pathways for hackers, investigators say. The market for illicit health care information is booming. In recent years, the case of a former UCLA Medical Center worker who sold details from the files of actress Farah Fawcett, singer Britney Spears and others to the National Enquirer gained notoriety. Most cases don’t involve celebrities or get much attention. Yet fraudsters covet health care records, since they contain identifiers such as names, birth dates and Social Security numbers that can be used to construct a false identity or send Medicare bogus bills. The shortcomings in the system “need to be addressed to ensure a secure environment for health data,” said the main report, adding that the f indings “raise concern” about the effectiveness of security safeguards for personal health care information. President Barack Obama has set a goal for every American to have a secure electronic health record by 2014. Eventually, hospitals and doctors would be able to share instantly patients’ clinical information online. That could prevent life-threatening medical mistakes like giving a patient unconscious in the emergency room a drug to which he’s allergic. It could also save money by cutting duplicative lab tests and scans. Auditors for the inspector general did find that the government agency leading the push for electronic records has put in place some requirements for safely transmitting computerized medical data.

Obama tries to encourage frustrated supporters at campaign fundraiser By Darlene Superville Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — Angling for a second term, President Barack Obama tried to fire up supporters Monday night, saying failure to get everything they want as fast as they want should motivate and not dissuade them. Liberals and other key Obama supporters have voiced frustration with the president on a number of issues, from his compromise with Republicans on tax cuts to failure to deliver a promised overhaul of the immigration system. Obama acknowledged the lengthy to-do list ahead, but he said his accomplishments to date show that change is possible. The message to supporters: Don’t give up just yet. “When you think back to these last two and a half years, I want you to do so not with complacency, not with full satisfaction, but I want it to motivate you,” Obama told about 600 supporters at a campaign fundraiser at the Capital Hilton. “Don’t let people tell you that we can’t bring about change. We have already brought about change.” Obama also spoke at a dinner with about 60 high-dollar donors at the St. Regis hotel. Recalling his electionnight speech in Chicago’s Grant Park in 2008, Obama

When you think back to these last two and a half years, I want you to do so not with complacency, not with full satisfaction, but I want it to motivate you.” — President Barack Obama said he told everyone at the time that his winning the presidency wasn’t the end but the beginning. He said he wants to leave behind for future generations an America that is strong and vibrant, yet compassionate and capable of doing big things. “We’re just a quarter of the way through,” Obama said, sounding almost as if he was assured of a second term. “We’ve got to finish our task.” Obama was introduced at the second event by Little Rock Nine member Ernie Green, one of the first black students to attend racially segregated Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., in 1957. Green enthusiastically praised Obama for his leadership on the economy, health care and foreign policy. “I don’t know any American who didn’t stand a little taller on May 1 as you led us through a successful mission,” Green said, referring to the U.S. military raid in Pakistan that ended with the death of Osama bin Laden. Today is the 57th anniversary of the landmark Brown v.

Board of Education ruling in which the Supreme Court found that state laws that created separate schools for blacks and whites were unconstitutional. Three years later, in 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the Army and the Arkansas National Guard to protect Green and eight classmates as they entered Central High. Arkansas Gov. Orval Fabus had refused to comply with the Supreme Court decision. Tickets for both campaign events ranged from $44 to the maximum legal limit of $35,800.

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Report reveals vulnerability of electronic records By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar

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NEW YORK — Haggard and unshaven after a weekend in jail, the chief of the International Monetary Fund was denied release on bail Monday on charges of trying to rape a hotel maid as allegations of other, similar attacks by Dominique Strauss-Kahn began to emerge. In France, a lawyer for a novelist said the writer is likely to file a criminal complaint accusing Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her nine years ago. A French lawmaker accused him of attacking other maids in previous stays at the same luxury hotel. And in New York, prosecutors said they are working to verify reports of at least one other case, which they suggested was overseas. Strauss-Kahn’s weekend arrest rocked the financial world as the IMF grapples with the European debt crisis, and upended French presidential politics. StraussKahn, a member of France’s Socialist party, was widely considered the strongest potential challenger next year to President Nicolas Sarkozy. Making his first appearance on the sex charges, a grim-looking Strauss-Kahn stood slumped before a judge in a dark raincoat and opencollared shirt. The 62-yearold, silver-haired StraussKahn said nothing as a lawyer professed his innocence and strove in vain to get him released on bail. The judge ruled against him after prosecutors warned that the wealthy banker might flee to France

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However, that same agency has not issued general security requirements for the computer systems at hospitals and doctors’ offices, systems on which the information would be created, shared and stored. It’s a little like putting a big lock on the front door of the house, but leaving the garage door open. To underscore the point, the second audit examined computer security at seven large hospitals in different states and found 151 security vulnerabilities, from ineffective wireless encryption to a taped-over door lock on a room used for data storage. The auditors classified 4 out of 5 of the weaknesses uncovered as “high impact,” meaning they could result in costly losses, even injury and death. The government is offering rewards and penalties to encourage hospitals and doctors’ offices to adopt electronic medical records. Incentive payments could total as much as $27 billion over 10 years. Providers who insist on clinging to paper records will eventually face cuts in Medicare payments.


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Giffords watches husband’s liftoff Obama to Memphis students: ‘You inspire me’ for next-to-last shuttle flight By Jim Kuhnhenn

SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR FLIES past the U.S. and mission flags after launch at Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Monday.

By Marcia Dunn and Seth Borenstein Associated Press Writers

CAPE CANAVERAL , F LA . — A space shuttle took flight for the next-to-last time Monday as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from a gunshot wound and hidden from public view, watched her astronaut husband rocket through the clouds in a deafening roar. Giffords and the other crew families were described as awe-struck and silent on the rooftop of the launch control center. “Good stuff, good stuff,” she said from her wheelchair when Giffords it was quiet again, according to a congressional aide. Giffords joined the other five astronauts’ wives and children on top of the Kennedy Space Center building to watch Endeavour’s last voyage as NASA winds down the 30-year-old shuttle program. After liftoff, there were hugs all around, the aide said. Endeavour disappeared so quickly into the clouds that the launch manager apologized later to the hundreds of thousands who jammed nearby roads and towns. Giffords’ husband, Mark Kelly, is Endeavour’s commander and his twin astronaut brother, Scott, gave red tulips to Giffords once he safely reached orbit. Kelly carried her wedding ring into space, which he has done in the past. This time, she wanted something back: his ring to stay on Earth. She had it around her neck on a silver chain from a funky Arizona jewelry store that included a heart and an Arizona map.

Giffords has diff iculty speaking, but Carusone said Giffords’ comment after the launch was one of the congresswoman’s oft-used expressions. That Giffords would watch the shuttle launch seemed improbable a little more than four months ago. The wouldbe assassin shot her in the head, critically wounding her, killing six people and injuring 12 others at a political event in her hometown of Tucson, Ariz. The bullet pierced the left side of Giffords’ brain, affecting speech and movement on her right side. Her doctors have said she has made remarkable progress in what will be a long recovery. Monday’s 8:56 a.m. liftoff generated the kind of excitement seldom seen on Florida’s Space Coast on such a grand scale — despite a delay of more than two weeks from the original launch date because of an electrical problem.

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MEMPHIS, TENN. — Offering a lift to a flood beleaguered city, President Barack Obama hailed the transformation of a once struggling but venerable Memphis high school Monday, telling its graduates, “You inspire me, that’s why I’m here.” With the Mississippi River still lapping near the top of the city’s protective levees, Obama also used the trip to meet privately with families, emergency personnel and volunteers confronting the highest floodwaters in generations. For the president, the trip was a chance to promote his education agenda while also attending to the latest natural disaster — the snow melt and rain that has sent a torrent of water down the Mississippi, topping earthworks and forcing flooding along its path. John Raoux/AP Photo In a city known as the heart This time the countdown of the blues, Obama addressed was close to perfect, and the launch made up in sound what it lacked in visuals. “That was four seconds of cool,” said Manny Kariotakis of Montreal. The day care owner said he got goosebumps By Curt Anderson Associated Press Writer watching the liftoff with thousands along U.S. 1 in Titusville, MIAMI — An elderly Muslim about 10 miles away. Just before launching, cleric charged with supportKelly thanked all those who ing Pakistani terrorists will put hands “on this incredible plead not guilty and should not be prejudged simply ship.” “It is in the DNA of our because of the seriousness of great country to reach for the the case, his defense attorney stars and explore. We must said Monday. “We only have the governnot stop,” he said. Endeavour and its experi- ment’s side. He intends to enced crew of five Americans challenge it,” said Khurrum and an Italian are headed for Wahid, attorney for 76-yearthe International Space Sta- old Hafiz Muhammad Sher tion. They will arrive at the Ali Khan. “I’d ask the public orbiting outpost Wednesday, to keep an open mind. I have delivering a $2 billion mag- no question that through this netic instrument that will process we’re going to vindiseek out antimatter and dark cate Mr. Khan.” Khan, imam at the Miami energy in the universe. Today, they will check their Mosque, and his son Izhar ship for any launch damage to Khan, 24, appeared in federal Endeavour’s thermal shield. court for the first time since

You’ve always been underdogs. Nobody’s handed you a thing. But that also means that whatever you accomplish in your life, you’ll have earned it.”

— President Barack Obama in his commencement address to Booker T. Washington High School students from a high school in a poor, crime-ridden neighborhood where graduation rates have risen impressively in just three years. “You’ve always been underdogs,” the president told the cheering Booker T. Washington High School graduates, arrayed in bright green and yellow mortar boards and gowns. “Nobody’s handed you a thing. But that also means that whatever you accomplish in your life, you’ll have earned it.“

Inside the convention center, his commencement audience extended well beyond the 150 graduating students and their families, attracting some of the city’s and Tennessee’s top political leadership. Borrowing the refrain from his own 2008 presidential campaign, Obama said: “Well, we are here today because every single one of you stood up and said, ’Yes we can.’ Yes we can learn. Yes we can succeed.” The school won a national competition to secure a graduation address from the president by illustrating how it overcame a history of disciplinary problems and high dropout rates and graduated 82 percent of its students, turning into a sanctuary for troubled kids. Innovative changes included separate freshmen academies for boys and girls and a greater choice not only of advanced placement classes, but vocational studies as well.

Florida imam will fight terror charges their arrests on charges of conspiracy and providing material support to terrorists. They are among six people who allegedly worked to funnel at least $50,000 to the Pakistani Taliban, which violently opposes Pakistan’s government and the U.S., prosecutors said. Hafiz Khan, with a long, white beard and thick, blackframed glasses, appeared frail as he slowly trudged in handcuffs and chains to the court podium. Khan suffers from a heart condition and other ailments, and will not do well in strict solitary conf inement at a downtown Miami detention center, his attorney said. He also speaks very little English, mainly Urdu and Pashto. “We’re very concerned about his health,” Wahid said.

The younger Khan, also an imam at a mosque in suburban Margate, was given a week to hire a lawyer after a judge decided he didn’t qualify for a public defender. A hearing was set for May 23 on whether either man will be released on bail. The U.S. wants them kept in custody until trial because they are a danger to the community and a flight risk, prosecutor John Shipley said. Another son, 37-year-old Irfan Khan, was arrested in Los Angeles and was scheduled to appear in court there later Monday. He will eventually be transferred to Miami to stand trial. The three other people indicted in the case, including two other Khan relatives, are believed to be in Pakistan.

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Notable ● U.S. homebuilders are concerned that the struggling housing market won’t recover this year and some feel it may be getting worse. Builders’ outlook for the industry in May was unchanged at 16, the National Association of Home Builders said Monday. It has been at that level for six of the past seven months. Any reading below 50 indicates negative sentiment about the market. ● The venerable Sahara hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, where Elvis Presley stayed while filming “Viva Las Vegas” and the Beatles stayed when they performed in Sin City, dealt to its final gamblers and checked out its last guests Monday after six decades.

Monday’s markets Dow Industrials —47.38, 12,548.37 Nasdaq —46.16, 2,782.31 S&P 500 —8.30, 1,329.47 30-Year Treasury —0.05, 4.28% Corn (Chicago) +15.5 cents, $6.98 Soybeans (Chicago) —3 cents, $13.27 Wheat (Kansas City) +6.50 cents, $8.76 Oil (New York) —$2.28 cents, $97.37 DILBERT

U.S. government hits debt ceiling; lawmakers given 11-week deadline By Kevin G. Hall McClatchy Newspapers

W A S H I N G T O N — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner informed Congress on Monday that the United States has reached its legal debt limit, setting off a ticking time bomb that could explode in less than three months if lawmakers can’t bridge differences and allow more government borrowing. In hitting the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling — the limit on how much the government can borrow — the Obama administration on Monday began temporarily halting payments to the retirement and federal pension accounts of federal workers and started borrowing from those funds, to be restored later. Geithner sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., warning that the government can move money around for about 11 weeks but if a new debt ceiling isn’t agreed to by Aug. 2, the U.S. government could effectively default on its obligations to its creditors. He warned of “catastrophic economic consequences for citizens” unless Congress raises the debt ceiling. An increase of about $2 trillion is expected, enough to get the issue past the 2012 elections before Congress would have to lift it again. Republicans who control the House of Representatives

vow to link raising the debt ceiling to cuts in government spending of at least equal measure. In a combative statement Monday, House Speaker John Boehner, ROhio, upped the ante. “As I have said numerous times, there will be no debt limit increase without serious budget reforms and significant spending cuts, cuts that are greater than any increase in the debt limit.” Boehner has called previously for $2 trillion in spending cuts as part of any deal to raise the debt ceiling. Wisconsin Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, repeated the linkage in a speech Monday in Obama’s adopted hometown. “For every dollar the president wants to raise the debt ceiling, we can show him plenty of ways to cut far more than a dollar of spending,” Ryan told the Economic Club of Chicago. “Given the magnitude of our debt burden, the size of the spending cuts should exceed the size of the president’s debt limit increase.” Republicans rule out tax increases and any significant cuts in defense spending. The United States continues to f ight wars in Iraq and Afghanistan paid for with borrowing, the only time in U.S. history that wars weren’t offset at least partially with some sort of tax. Democrats insist that

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Social Security is off the table, as is an end to Medicare, but they are open to changes in Medicare funding. If Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling by Aug. 2, it would force the Obama administration to choose between paying creditors or paying for military operations, Social Security and Medicare payments, and other commitments. A government default on debts surely would trigger a harsh reaction from investors and could panic global financial markets, jeopardizing the U.S. and global economies. It would mean that the world’s largest economy was governing its finances as if it were a basket-case economy such as Greece.

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Utah facility to destroy last of mustard gas SALT LAKE CITY — A U.S. Army facility in Utah that once stored more chemical weapons than any other site in the country on Monday began destroying what’s left of its stockpile by incinerating the last container of liquid mustard agent. The Army’s Deseret Chemical Depot at one time stored 43 percent of the country’s chemical weapons. Since 2006, it has destroyed 12.3 million pounds of mustard agent, a chemical weapon first used by Germany during World War I to disable opposing armies by causing severe, painful but nonfatal blistering. The gas also can cause cancer, and even low levels of exposure can threaten workers and the public. The Army said all of its disposal techniques are safe. Lesser amounts of mustard gas remain at Army facilities in Alabama, Colorado, Kentucky and Oregon, where incineration of 1,000, one-ton containers of mustard agent at the Umatilla Chemical Depot is under way.

Jerry Lewis to retire from MDA telethon LAS VEGAS — After 45 years promoting treatment and a cure for children he calls “my kids,” comedian Jerry Lewis announced Monday he is retiring as host of the Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Lewis Association telethon that has become synonymous with his name. Lewis, 85, issued a statement through the association calling it “time for an all new Telethon era.” “As a labor of love, I’ve hosted the annual Telethon since 1966 and I’ll be making my final appearance on the show this year by performing my signature song, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone,’“ Lewis said of a shortened six-hour primetime broadcast scheduled for Sept. 4. Lewis, a Las Vegas resident, has in recent years battled a debilitating back condition, heart issues and the crippling lung disease pulmonary fibrosis. He said he’ll continue serving as national Muscular Dystrophy Association chairman, as he’s done since the early 1950s.

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AN ISRAELI SOLDIER COVERED IN A PRAYER SHAWL PRAYS as Israeli troops gather near the border fence between Israel and Syria near the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights on Monday. Mobilized by calls on Facebook, thousands of Arab protesters marched on Israel’s borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza on Sunday in an unprecedented wave of demonstrations, sparking clashes that left people dead in an annual Palestinian mourning ritual marking the anniversary of Israel’s birth.

Palestinians use unarmed marches to seek support for statehood By Karin Laub

There is a new energy, a new dynamism. The Palestinians feel they have put themselves on the — map again.”

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RAMALLAH , W EST BANK Palestinian activists are calling it a preview of new tactics to pressure Israel and win world support for statehood: Masses of marchers, galvanized by the Arab Spring and brought together by Facebook, descending on borders and military posts — and daring Israeli soldiers to shoot. It could prove more problematic for Israel than the suicide bombings and other deadly violence of the past, which the current Palestinian Authority leadership feels only tainted their cause. After attempted border breaches from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Gaza left 15 Palestinians dead Sunday, Israeli officials openly puzzled over how to handle an unfamiliar new phase. “The Palestinians’ transition from terrorism and suicide bombings to deliberately unarmed mass demonstrations is a transition that will present us with difficult challenges,” said Defense MinisEhud Barak. Fox cancels ‘America’s terSunday’s protests were Most Wanted’ driven by renewed hopes that Palestinian statehood — at NEW YORK— You didn’t have least as an internationally to watch “America’s Most Wantapproved idea within specifed” to be grateful it’s there. For ic borders — is approaching 23 years it has resided on Fox, after years of paralysis. rallying its audience into a The optimism is fed by recnationwide crime watch from onciliation efforts between which everyone benefited. the Islamic militant Hamas The viewership was not and the Western-backed insignificant: 5 million viewers, Fatah movement after a fouron average, this season. year split, as well as growing But other numbers were international support for more impressive. Like the 1,151Palestinian President Mahand-counting worldwide capmoud Abbas’ plan to seek tures it claimed, a public blessU.N. recognition of a state in ing for which the show, and the the West Bank, Gaza and east community it roused, could Jerusalem in September over take proud credit. Israel’s objections. No wonder if the public was Although some say U.N. shaken by the news on Monday recognition will change little that Fox has canceled “AMW.” on the ground, the proToo expensive, Fox entertaindemocracy revolts in the ment Kevin Reilly explained Arab world have instilled a when making the announcenew sense of possibility ment. Instead of “AMW,” Fox will air weekly repeats of its prime-time entertainment series. He said there would be just four, two-hour “AMW” specials next season.

— Hanan Ashrawi, a former Palestinian negotiator among Palestinians, who had been dejected after two failed uprisings against Israeli rule and fruitless peace talks over the past 20 years. Meanwhile, the Facebook generation is increasingly taking a lead in the Palestinian arena, at times sidelining political veterans stuck to more traditional ways. “There is a new energy, a new dynamism,” said Hanan Ashrawi, a former Palestinian negotiator. “The Palestinians feel they have put themselves on the map again.” Sunday’s marches occurred on the day Palestinians mourn Israel’s 1948 creation, when hundreds of thousands of their people were uprooted and scattered throughout the region. Marking the anniversary, called the “nakba,” Arabic for “catastrophe,” Palestinian organizers bused hundreds to Lebanon’s border with Israel and to the Syrian frontier in the Israeli-held Golan Heights. Surprised and overwhelmed, Israeli troops fired to keep the crowds from breaching the borders. Four Palestinians were killed in the Golan and 10 in Lebanon, while a 15th was fatally shot as dozens rushed Israel’s border wall with the Gaza Strip. It’s unclear whether future calls for more mass marches will produce a similar turnout since Sunday’s casualties underscored the heavy risks. However, Palestinian activists in recent months have spoken of employing such tactics throughout the West Bank, the core of a hoped-for future Palestinian state. Some in Israel suspected

that allies of arch-foe Iran, including the Lebanese Hezbollah militia, had a hand in the border breaches or that Syria helped instigate them to divert attention from its brutal crackdown on domestic unrest. In Lebanon’s border area, Hezbollah activists with walkie-talkies directed buses and handed out Palestinian flags. However, the Palestinians say it was purely their initiative, launched on Facebook several months ago, with heavy involvement by expatriates. “No one expected it to work, and it did work,” said Hazem Abu Hilal, a Palestinian organizer. Palestinian officials quickly embraced the campaign as a boost for their threepronged strategy — seeking U.N. recognition, building a state from the ground up and fostering nonviolent protests. Abbas declared a three-day mourning period for Sunday’s dead, and flags were lowered to half-staff. “You assert to everyone that ... peoples’ wills are stronger than their oppressors,” he said in a televised speech, addressing the protesters. Nabil Shaath, a Palestinian negotiator, said he believes Sunday’s marches were just a hint of what’s to come. “These people are motivated now by the revolutions that succeeded in the Arab world, and I don’t think anybody can stop them,” said Shaath, speaking from Slovenia, where he was trying to add one more country to the list of dozens who have already recognized a Palestinian state in principle.

Israel’s Netanyahu takes aim at Hamas

Customer satisfaction with AT&T, T-Mobile falls NEW YORK — Sprint Nextel Corp., once dead last in customer satisfaction among the Big 4 national wireless carriers, now has the happiest subscribers, along with long-time leader Verizon Wireless, according to a survey released Tuesday. The American Customer Satisfaction Index also shows tentative declines in customer satisfaction at the other two big carriers, AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA. That comes as AT&T has agreed to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion in a deal that could close next year. The acquisition could make AT&T and T-Mobile customers even less happy. Claes Fornell, professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan and the designer of the ACSI survey, said it is common to find that customer satisfaction drops after a merger.

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JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday took a tough line toward an emerging Palestinian government ahead of a high-profile trip to Washington, saying “those that want to destroy us are not partners in peace.” Netanyahu reiterated a willingness to agree to a Palestinian state under certain conditions but made clear he did not believe it was possible if the Islamic militant group Hamas, which is set to join a Palestinian unity government with the Western-leaning Fatah movement, does not recognize Israel. “I want to make peace with a Palestinian state that wants to end the conflict. I am not willing to accept a Palestinian state that wants to continue it,” he said in comments that came a day after a series of deadly clashes with Palestini-

ans demanding that refugees from the time of Israel’s creation in 1948 and their descendants be allowed to return to their lost homes. Netanyahu questioned the Palestinian commitment to peace after Sunday’s confrontations along Israel’s borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza. He also noted Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh’s calls for the end of the “Zionist enterprise.” “A Palestinian government, of which half declares daily that it is intent on annihilating Israel, is not a partner for peace,” Netanyahu told his parliament Monday. Hamas, a violent Iranianbacked group, is considered a terrorist organization by the U.S, EU and others because it has killed hundreds of Israelis in suicide bombings and other attacks. Hamas’ official charter calls for the destruction of Israel. Fatah and Hamas agreed last week to form a unity gov-

ernment to end a four-year rift that has left them with rival governments: a Hamas regime in Gaza and a Fatahdominated administration in the West Bank. The Palestinians, who hope to establish a state in the two territories, say the new government will fill a caretaker role until new elections can be held next year. Aides to Netanyahu described Monday’s speech as a taste of the message Netanyahu will deliver at the White House on Friday. President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a Mideast policy speech Thursday, a day before his meeting with Netanyahu. In his speech Monday, Netanyahu reiterated a longstanding list of demands from the Palestinians. Among them: recognition of Israel as the Jewish homeland, retaining major Jewish settlements in the West Bank and keeping all of Jerusalem under Israel control.

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was sworn in Monday as Chicago’s first new mayor in two decades, a historic power shift for a city where the retiring Richard M. Daley was the only leader a whole generation had ever known. Emanuel took the oath of office at the popular downtown Millennium Park, one of the signature accomplishments in Daley’s efforts to transform the city. Emanuel planned later to head over to City Hall and, for the first time since he was elected in February, walk into the fifthfloor office that was Daley’s lair for 22 years. “We must face the truth,” Emanuel said in his inaugural speech. “It is time to take on the challenges that threaten the very future of our city: the quality of our schools, the safety of our streets, the cost and effectiveness of city gov-

ernment, and the urgent need to create the jobs of the future right here in Chicago.” “The decisions we make in the next two or three years will determine what Chicago will look like in the next 20 or 30.” Emanuel inherits a city with big financial problems. His transition team predicted a $700 million budget shortfall next year, but because of some controversial decisions by Daley — most notably the push to privatize parking meters — he has limited ways to pay for school improvements or repair the city’s aging infrastructure. In his speech, Emanuel thanked Daley for his service to the city, noting how the “world class” park where he was speaking had once been an abandoned rail yard and “nagging urban eyesore.” When Daley took office in 1989, “he challenged all of us to lower our voices and raise our sights. Chicago is a different city today than the one Mayor Daley inherited, thanks to all he did,” Emanuel said.

Vatican orders bishops to set up guidelines against child sex abuse LOS ANGELES (MCT) — After months of anticipation, the Vatican issued a letter Monday that gives Roman Catholic bishops worldwide a year to come up with national guidelines on how to deal with the problem of child sexual abuse by priests. The letter was the latest indication that Pope Benedict XVI has recognized sexual abuse as a global scourge, not an American aberration. Although the Vatican document was immediately castigated by church critics as toothless and vague, it was welcomed by others as a harbinger of progress. “I think it’s a step forward,” said Nicholas Cafardi, dean emeritus of the Duquesne Law School in Pittsburgh and former chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ panel on child protection. “It’s good to see the church requiring every bishops conference in the world to deal with what we now know is a worldwide problem.” The letter, issued by Cardinal William J. Levada, the chief

doctrinal officer of the Vatican, is not expected to have any effect on the Catholic Church in the United States because U.S. bishops adopted their own rules in 2002 for dealing with sexual abuse cases. Those “zero-tolerance” norms called for notifying civil authorities of abuse cases, removing abusive priests from ministry (but not necessarily the priesthood) and creating programs to safeguard young people and educate them about sexual predators. Father Federico Lombardi, the chief Vatican spokesman, said in a telephone interview that the Vatican letter was intended to establish “a certain homogeneity, a certain coherence” in the way the church deals with sexual abuse worldwide, while recognizing that bishops face very different political and legal climates in different parts of the world. Levada gave the bishops until May 2012 to respond and may reject some guidelines if he believes they are inadequate, Lombardi said.

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Painful chapter Westar Energy now is being forced to negotiate huge compensation packages for the former leaders that drove the company into financial ruin.

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e share Westar’s pain. Westar Energy has repeatedly said that none of its financial dealings with former CEO David Wittig and his cronies will impact the company’s utility customers. Nonetheless, we can only imagine the company’s pain at having to pay huge salary benefits and legal fees to the men who escaped conviction on charges related to looting millions of dollars from the state’s largest utility. On Friday, it was announced that Westar had reached a settlement to pay former top strategy officer Douglas Lake $21 million in unpaid compensation and $5.3 million for attorney fees. The company still is in arbitration concerning a similar payment to Wittig. What a bitter end to this Westar chapter. Lake and Wittig were forced out of their jobs in 2002 and indicted by a federal grand jury in 2003 for conspiring to inflate their compensation at Westar, along with wire fraud and money laundering. The first trial ended in a hung jury and their convictions in a second trial were thrown out by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which said prosecutors didn’t adequately prove the charges. The two were awaiting a third trial when federal prosecutors decided last August to drop the case. So, despite the fact that Westar stock plummeted from about $44 per share to less that $9 per share and its debt grew to more than $3 billion under the leadership of Wittig and Lake, it’s now come down to how much Westar owes Wittig and Lake rather than the other way around. During the trial, prosecutors showed that while Westar was laying off hundreds of employees, Wittig spent more than $6.5 million to renovate the company’s executive suites, including $29,000 for a custombuilt television wall unit. At the same time, Wittig was spending millions of dollars to renovate his own home grand style. The news of Lake’s settlement came to light Friday when the Kansas Corporation Commission sent out a news release promising that Westar customers wouldn’t pay any of the compensation or legal expenses called for in Lake’s settlement. That amount will be paid entirely by Westar shareholders, according to the KCC. Westar officials have continued to assure their customers of that fact throughout the Wittig scandal. It’s difficult to imagine how the damage done to Westar won’t trickle down in some way to its customers, but those of us paying our monthly bills have little choice but to take state regulators and company officials at their word. Even if it doesn’t affect our personal pocketbooks, this case certainly leaves a sour taste in all of our mouths. The idea of the former Westar executives now claiming tens of millions of dollars in restitution is the ultimate insult.

What will change game in Afghanistan? Will the killing of Osama bin Laden really be “a game-changer” in the Afghan war? Defense Secretary Robert Gates said it may be. And this is the big question I’ll be exploring on a trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan, starting this week. Will bin Laden’s demise speed the U.S. troop exit? My gut tells me it will make a difference, but not as big as Congress and a warweary public would like. The state of play in Afghanistan was already shifting before the Navy SEALs found bin Laden. President Obama had announced he would start withdrawing U.S. soldiers in July (after temporarily surging troop levels last year), with a goal of removing combat forces by 2014. And Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made a landmark speech in February stating that the United States is now actively seeking a political solution to the conflict. She said that, in 2011, “we are launching a diplomatic surge to move this conflict toward a political outcome.” She also indicated the White House is now feeling out whether senior Taliban leaders are willing to enter a negotiating process. Even before bin Laden’s death, the 2011 and 2014 target dates had focused the attention of countries in the area on the need to prepare for a U.S. drawdown. All of Afghanistan’s neighbors, including Iran, China, Russia, India, and especially Pakistan, had begun jockeying for position and influence in Kabul. Transition had become a nervous-making buzzword in Kabul, as Afghan leaders sought commitments from Washington to continue aid and training after most troops leave. Yet I was a doubter on the tim-

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Pakistan will have to recognize that the biggest threat to its survival is not India, but its foolhardy support of radical Islamists.” ing of a peace process. There was no sign yet that top Taliban leaders were willing to give up their ideology and accept less than full power in Kabul. President Hamid Karzai’s efforts to reach out to Taliban leaders didn’t appear fruitful. Nor was it clear who could speak for their several factions: A Taliban impostor made it all the way to a meeting with Karzai. And the U.S. military, under Gen. David Petraeus, was holding out for the most minimal drawdown in July in hopes of further degrading the Taliban’s leadership, mostly by drones and the work of Special Forces. The time for peace talks didn’t seem ripe. Meantime, Pakistani leaders had made clear they wanted to dominate any peace process, and to ensure that their proteges, the Afghan Taliban, got a lion’s share of power. When Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Gilani recently visited Karzai, he demanded that the Afghan leader ensure that India be cut out of any role in Afghanistan’s future.

The whole notion of a peace process seemed rooted in dreamland. Then came the raid on Abbottabad. And now suddenly everything is in motion. In rapid motion. The drama will be in full play in the coming weeks. So I am arriving in the region at a fascinating moment. After bin Laden’s death, Taliban leaders based in Pakistan have to feel more vulnerable. Obama has made clear the United States will go after Islamists there who threaten us — even if Pakistan won’t. Pakistan’s military — despite its defensive bluster over the Navy SEAL raid — may even have to reconsider whether its pro-Taliban, anti-India policy really advances its security interests. (This would be the real game changer, though I know chances are slim.) And India’s prime minister, very shrewdly, has used this moment to suggest that bin Laden’s death can be an opportunity to finally bury regional rivalries and work for peace. Last week, on his f irst visit to Afghanistan in six years, Manmohan Singh tried to assuage paranoid Pakistani fears that India wants to use Afghanistan as a base from which to work to dismember Pakistan. He stressed, pointedly, that India’s interest in Afghanistan lay with stability and development, not anti-Pakistani machinations. Will Pakistan respond by loosening its hold on and support for the Afghan Taliban? Is the Taliban now willing to enter a serious peace process? Or, even after bin Laden’s death, is the Taliban ready to wait out the Americans? Does it still expect that a U.S. exit will permit it to take over, as the population

rejects greedy local leaders imposed by a corrupt Karzai government in Kabul? I will be asking Afghans, Pakistanis — and U.S. civilian and military officials — about their expectations for the transition and for possible peace talks. I will travel to Kandahar, Afghanistan, the birthplace of the Taliban and its leader Mullah Omar, to see whether the U.S. troop surge there has made Afghans any more secure. And if the Taliban has been cleared out, are the Afghans capable of holding the turf when U.S. troops leave? I will talk to Afghan opposition leaders, and leaders of civil society, including women, about whether they want the return of the Taliban in any form. If a majority of the population opposes such an outcome, it will lead to renewed civil war and chaos — a climate in which radical Islamists can flourish. And such chaos on Pakistan’s border will strengthen the Pakistani Taliban forces, who seek to take control of their nuclear-armed state. The sad truth is, in order for bin Laden’s death to resonate, a lot of actors in the Afghan conflict will have to choose reason over emotion. Pakistan will have to recognize that the biggest threat to its survival is not India, but its foolhardy support of radical Islamists. Karzai will have to recognize his regime’s corruption plays into the hands of the Taliban. And the Taliban will have to recognize it can’t again rule Kabul. So is bin Laden’s death a “game-changer”? No one knows yet, but I will be asking everyone I meet that question and writing what I find along the way. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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AmeriCorps aid To the editor: Earlier this year, Congress voted to cut $22.5 million from AmeriCorps, our nation’s service program. As a result, more than 2,000 men and women committed to serving our country will be laid off, and local organizations will no longer benefit from these young, energetic and inexpensive employees. For example, I work as part of a

team of six AmeriCorps members at Heartland Community Health Center (HCHC) in Lawrence. Together, we provide a support system for both the patients and staff of HCHC. The clinic’s diabetes care and prevention, wellness and women’s health programs provide free education and support to patients wanting to improve their health through meaningful lifestyle changes. All three programs are run entirely by AmeriCorps members and would no longer be available to the community should these positions be cut. Besides HCHC, AmeriCorps members also serve at Centro Hispano, Boys & Girls Club and the United Way’s Roger Hill Volunteer Center in Lawrence. AmeriCorps members serve in our schools, parks and wildlife refuges as well as local nonprofit and charity organizations. This week is National AmeriCorps Week. Our representatives in Congress need to know how important this program is to Lawrence. Together, we can keep AmeriCorps alive in our community and country, and can continue to transform peoples’ lives through the work AmeriCorps members do. Ali Edwards, Lawrence

Spending choices To the editor: Recent cuts in funding of the Kansas Arts Commission and Planned Parenthood have led to some very impassioned but misguided letters of recent. By eliminating the Arts Commission we would be led to believe that there will no longer be art in Kansas. By eliminating funding to Planned Parenthood we would be led to believe that women will no longer get health care in Kansas. Supporters of these organizations need to find another way to fund them. The government can no longer bilk the taxpayer for these programs and support basic safety like firefighters and law enforcement at the same time. Folks, let’s talk common sense for a moment. The taxpayers of this state and country cannot continue to pay for every feel-good program in existence. We have spent like a drunken sailor, both parties guilty, to the point of insolvency. Some will scream, “Tax the rich fat cats!” We could confiscate every thing they own and not have enough to balance our state and federal budgets. We could just tax them until it really hurts, you say? They pick up and leave the state or country and then you have no tax base. There are hard choices to be

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Kansas City 65/46 Lawrence Kansas City 65/45 65/42

Sedalia 64/43

Nevada 67/43

Chanute 66/44

Hutchinson 66/46 Wichita Pratt 66/48 68/49

Centerville 65/42

St. Joseph 68/45

Sabetha 64/43

Concordia 66/44 Hays 68/46

Clarinda 66/42

Lincoln 66/41

Grand Island 66/44

Springfield 64/43

Coffeyville Joplin 68/48 66/47

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Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Acapulco 91 75 pc 91 75 pc Amsterdam 63 56 sh 63 54 sh Athens 74 58 s 72 61 sh Baghdad 95 68 s 103 74 t Bangkok 90 78 t 90 78 t Beijing 84 65 pc 88 61 pc Berlin 60 47 sh 70 57 c Brussels 61 47 c 67 51 s Buenos Aires 64 50 pc 66 50 pc Cairo 86 65 s 87 68 s Calgary 60 41 pc 53 41 pc Dublin 62 51 sh 55 41 pc Geneva 70 54 s 75 55 s Hong Kong 82 75 r 84 76 pc Jerusalem 74 56 s 70 53 s Kabul 88 54 sh 89 54 s London 67 54 c 67 46 sh Madrid 79 56 sh 72 52 sh Mexico City 84 57 t 84 57 t Montreal 54 50 r 61 54 sh Moscow 54 45 r 61 40 sh New Delhi 113 86 s 113 88 s Oslo 62 39 sh 51 41 r Paris 68 50 pc 76 54 s Rio de Janeiro 68 62 sh 69 64 r Rome 72 52 pc 74 56 s Seoul 71 50 s 70 54 pc Singapore 85 78 t 87 78 t Stockholm 59 47 sh 63 46 pc Sydney 66 46 s 68 48 pc Tokyo 68 61 sh 77 61 s Toronto 56 51 r 61 53 sh Vancouver 54 42 sh 60 44 pc Vienna 69 54 c 74 57 pc Warsaw 62 51 sh 67 52 sh Winnipeg 70 48 s 67 50 s

Houston 82/63

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El Paso 86/68

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WEATHER HISTORY When floods surged in Maine on May 17, 1814, many stored logs lumbered downstream with nothing to block them.

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REGIONAL CITIES

Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 67 43 s 72 55 pc Independence 68 46 s 73 58 pc Belton 64 45 s 68 55 pc Fort Riley 66 44 s 69 59 pc Burlington 66 44 s 70 56 pc Olathe 64 45 s 68 55 pc Coffeyville 68 48 s 73 58 pc Osage Beach 66 43 s 72 51 s Concordia 66 44 pc 66 54 c Osage City 66 43 s 69 55 pc Dodge City 69 50 pc 69 56 t Ottawa 66 43 s 70 54 pc Holton 66 43 s 71 55 pc Wichita 66 48 s 69 60 t Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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Wheat condition continues to decline WICHITA (AP) — Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service says it hasn’t seen a winter wheat crop this bad in the state since June 1996. The agency reported Monday that 55 percent of the wheat is in poor to very poor condition. About 30 percent is in fair condition with only 14 percent rated as good and 1 percent excellent. Lack of moisture is the big problem. The report says last week’s rain in parts of Kansas was too scant to reverse the slow decline of the crop. About 64 percent of the wheat has now headed. Meanwhile, spring planting is well under way. About 84 percent of the corn and 30 percent of the planned soybean crop have been seeded, as have 9 percent of the sorghum and 10 percent of the cotton crop.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. 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. Mariko Nagai, author of “Georgic: Stories,” 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh St. Intro to permaculture, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Alonzo Beardshear, Tuesday Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. SOJA, 8 p.m., Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass. It’s Karaoke Time, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

18 WEDNESDAY Just Food pantry open house, noon-2 p.m., 1200 E. 11th St. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. L.A. Fahy music for the whole family, 6-9 p.m., Ingredient, 947 Mass. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, 7 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. The Bled, 7 p.m., Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. My Jerusalem, Michael Kingcaid, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Broken Mic Night, 9:30 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Acoustic Open Mic with host Travis Sheffield, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

19 THURSDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., southwest corner of Sixth and Wakarusa. Farmers’ Market at Cottin’s Hardware, 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. Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts with Kathryn Kysar, poetry, Hadara BarNadav, poetry, and Emylisa Warrick, prose, 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh St. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Insight Art Talk Series, “Prairie Print Makers,” 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Menage of Twang (10:30 p.m.) headlines Texaco Country Showdown round 3, show starts at 7 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Cicada Rhythm presents: Afro-House Society, 8 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Malibu Black Beach Rave, 9 p.m., The Cave, 12th and Indiana streets. Roving Imp Improv Show, 910:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Cory Phillips, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Electric Sleuth City, Melting Point of Bronze, 10 p.m.,

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True Widow Texas band True Widow stops by the Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., tonight to headline a bill with the local upstarts in Mansion. True Widow’s sophomore record was reviewed by Pitchfork, earning a respectable 7.4. The band’s songs all lurch forward at a similar methodic pace, but as the Pitchfork review notes, they are certainly in control of their sound and capable of introducing different moods, despite staying within a relatively confined soundscape. Mansion opens the show at 10 p.m. Entry is $3, and as always, late shows are 21 and older. Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Full Moon Reggae, on the patio, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Dr. Octor with Muscle Worship, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H.

20 FRIDAY

Perry Lecompton Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Fast Trax parking lot, U.S. Highway 24 and Ferguson Road, Perry. Diana Wilcox performance and album signing, 6-8 p.m., Hastings, 1900 W. 23rd St. The Doo-Dads, matinee show 6-8 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Blueprint, 7 p.m., Ingredient, 947 Mass. “Spring Awakening,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Magentleman and Zombie vs. Shark, 8 p.m., Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Retro Dance Party, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa Disco Disco with DJ ParLe and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Jaill, L5, Living Ghost, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Mark Mallman, Lollipop Factory, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Kyle Elliot & Voodoo Soul, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Love Garden Sound System, on the patio, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

21 SATURDAY Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H. Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 7:30 a.m., meet in the parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry at Ninth and Vermont streets. “Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream” half-day symposium, 8:45 a.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Fire in the Hole BBQ Cookoff, public judging noon-4 p.m., Mt. Oread Eagles Aerie, 1803 W. Sixth St. Book signing event, “Departings” by author Mary A. Lake, 1-4 p.m., Hastings, 1900 W. 23rd St.

Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. “Spring Awakening,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Teen Zone open to grades 7-12, finals study session with snacks, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. $5 All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction hosted by Lawrence Rainbow Girls, 5-8 p.m. Lawrence Masonic Center, 1301 E. 25th St. Spring into Summer music extravaganza, starting at 6 p.m. at the Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., and 7 p.m. at the Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Outlaw Country, 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St. The Willnots, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. The Club with DJ ParLé, 10 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Three Amigos, on the patio, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

ONGOING

Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: The New Old San Antonio: Tales from the Little Big Town, through June 11; Patrick Giroux, print exhibit, through June 11; Greek Myths and Chapel Boxes of the Present Day, New works by Margo Kren, through June 3; Prairie Print Makers, through June 3, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 940 N.H. KU Natural History Museum exhibits: Bug Town, third floor; Explore Evolution, fifth floor; Mosasaur Munchies, self-guided tour; Darwin’s Journey, sixth floor. Museum open until 5 p.m. daily, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Roots and Journeys, through spring 2011; Nature/Natural, through spring 2011; “That Invisible Dance: Art and Literature Under the British Empire from the 1800s to Beyond,” through May 22; 50 x 50: A Reception for the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, through July 24; Glorious to View: The KU Campus Heritage Project, through Sept. 11. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss. Lawrence Public Library storytimes for May: Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sunday; Library storytime, 7 p.m. on Thursdays; Storytime in Spanish, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, 707 Vt. Lawrence Public Library bookmobile schedule (open to the public): 9-10 a.m. Monday, Prairie Commons, 5121 Congressional Circle; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.; 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Brandon Woods, 1501 Inverness Drive; 10:3011:30 a.m. Wednesday, Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive; 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Drury Place, 1510 Andrews Drive; 11:15-noon Friday, Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.; 1:302:30 p.m. Friday, Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Road.

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Johnson critical for LHS They have a couple of legitimate pitching arms, three or four hitters capable of launching any pitch out of the yard and a handful of guys who, through osmosis, gained the experience of winning it all by hanging out in the dugout in 2009, when Lawrence High won the Class 6A state title. But the main reason the LHS baseball team will be a contender this postseason is because of their most unassuming player. His name is Ross Johnson. He’s the Lions’ senior leadoff hitter and center fielder. He’s the most experienced player on the field and the most accomplished off it. Johnson A 4.0 student with as many academic awards as athletic, Johnson brings a bevy of things with him to the ballpark every night. The most notable is his unflappable attitude. “He clears his head pretty well out here and just plays his game,” senior teammate Aaron Gile said. “He shows us what we’re supposed to do and how it’s supposed to be done. He’ll be one of the guys they bring back to give a speech or something.” Definitely. But don’t expect to hear many of those while he’s still playing. Running his mouth is just not Johnson’s style. Wednesday, Johnson will lead the Lions into regional play in Manhattan, where they will face Washburn Rural at 2 p.m. Two victories — the title game is at 7 p.m. — would put LHS in the state tournament next week. A loss will end the dream shared by seven LHS seniors — Johnson, Gile, Jake Johnson, Jon Pederson, Alex Laughlin, Trent Sheppard and Corbin Francisco — many of whom were there to witness the elation in 2009. The stakes are high. These guys have been talking about this opportunity since watching those who came before them hoist the trophy in 2009. Ross Johnson, a junior varsity player that season, wasn’t in uniform that day. But he was in the dogpile. Being left off the postseason roster didn’t stop him from joining the fun. One morning, he called LHS coach Brad Stoll and asked to join the team breakfast. The next day, he asked to ride in the van. The Lions kept winning. So Stoll made it mandatory that Johnson be there. “We gave him some kind of job to do,” Stoll said. “We had to. He was our good-luck charm.” Today, Johnson represents more than that. He’s a big part of Lawrence’s chances, which is good news for the Lions because he’s the kind of player who will do anything for his team. Nothing is beneath him. He’ll work an at-bat for a walk or smile as he’s plunked in the back by a pitch. At the same time, you can’t ask too much of him. He’s as good as it gets on the basepaths and routinely delivers diving grabs or clutch base hits. “The great thing about Ross is, he does it when you need it most,” Stoll said. That time is now, though you’d never know it from talking to him. Johnson doesn’t show pressure, and he rarely feels it. “I know all these guys want it, too,” said Johnson of his teammates. “You can’t put too much pressure on yourself or you won’t be able to do anything. We’re just trying to have fun with it.”

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FREE STATE’S ALEX GREEN CHIPS OUT OF THE ROUGH on the first hole at the regional golf tournament. Green, along with one other Firebird and three Lawrence Lions, qualified for the state tournament from their rounds on Monday at the St. Andrews Golf Club in Overland Park.

Three Lions, two Firebirds qualify as individuals By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

OVERLAND PARK — After a practice round Friday at St. Andrews Golf Club, members of Lawrence High’s boys golf team returned to the bus, where they shared a few thoughts on their first look at the course with coach Dirk Wedd. “They told me, ‘Coach, we can score well here,’” Wedd said. The Lions did Wedd proud Monday afternoon at the regional golf tournament, qualifying three individuals for the Class 6A state tournament despite missing the cut as a team by a mere three strokes. Bolstered by Logan Henrichs’ 78, Brett Van Blaricum’s 80 and Jesse Ohtake’s 86, LHS finished fourth as a team at 335, just behind Olathe South’s 332. The top three teams qualify for state, scheduled for May 23 in Wichita. “It was fun to watch these kids grow up over the course of this sea-

some, we had a shot, and that’s all you can ask for.” Free State was also close to making state, finishing one stroke behind LHS at 336. Olathe East (305) and Olathe Northwest (328) were the other teams to qualify after finishing first and second. Alex Green (78) and Wilson Hack (80) both qualified individually for the state tournament for the Firebirds. Colin Becker fell just shy after firing an 87. “It’s hard to see some of us barely miss the cut and barely miss it as a team,” Green said. “But Wilson and I are going, and that should be Kevin Anderson/Journal-World Photo fun.” LAWRENCE HIGH’S JESSE OHTAKE Ohtake, a freshman from Japan, WATCHES HIS DRIVE on the 16th tee. drew the loudest cheers from Lions The freshman qualified for state as an and Firebirds alike after finding out individual with an 86. his 86 was good enough to make it. Ohtake said his nerves got to him son,” Wedd said. “It’s fun in every during one stretch — where a sport, but especially here because topped drive barely made it past they’re so young. Please see CITY GOLF, page 3B “Coming down to the last four-

Kansas University basketball players Jeff Withey and Jordan Juenemann will play for Athletes in Action during a two-week trip to Europe from May 19 through June 3. During that time, Athletes in Action will face local European teams, including clubs from Greece, Hungary, Poland and also the Kosovo national team. Athletes in Action is a global ministry that uses sports to help people deal with questions of faith. “This will be my first time overseas,” said Juenemann, a 6-foot-3 senior-to-be from Hays. “It will be great to experience that and get to know guys from other Juenemann teams. I think it will be really enjoyable.” Juenemann wanted to travel with Athletes in Action the last few summers, but plans had never worked out. He called the director of Athletes in Action to tell him he was interested this year, and a week later, Juenemann was informed that he made the team. Because the team needed post players, Juenemann then started to recruit his roommate, Withey, a 7-foot junior to be from San Diego. At first, Withey declined. “I haven’t been home for a year, so I wanted to go back home,” Withey said. “Coach (Kurtis) Townsend and coach (Bill) Self heard about it, and they told me it Withey would be a good opportunity for me because I haven’t played a real basketball game in such a long time and it would also help me with my Christian faith.” It won’t be Withey’s first time in Europe, as he played in basketball tournaments in France and Germany during high school. “I’m looking forward to going to that part of the world because there is so much history there. Playing the national team and being able to share my faith will be awesome,” Withey said. Juenemann is also appreciative of all of the individuals who donated to Athletes in Action to help the team travel to Europe. “We’ll be doing Bible studies, lots of prayers and growing in our faith together. I really believe God has something for Jeff and me over there to bring back to the states and KU,” Juenemann said. “We want to come back and be leaders on the team from what we learn in Europe. We want to thank all of the people who support Athletes in Action to make this trip possible. We’ll be growing in our basketball skills and growing in our faith, so to be involved with Athletes in Action Please see HOOPS DUO, page 3B

Massey, Bell propel LHS softball By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

There are bad starts, and then there’s the way Lawrence High softball pitcher Lauren Massey started her high school career. Just a freshman, Massey earned the varsity start against reigning state champions Olathe East. Stellar shortstop Laura Vickers, now playing at Kansas University, stood at the plate, awaiting Massey’s first high school pitch. The ball left Massey’s hand and soared directly into Vickers’ back, right in front of then-freshman-now-senior catcher Kristen Bell. Massey worried that she was-

n’t ready to play for coach Reenie Stogsdill. “I looked at (her), and I’m like, ‘I know, I swear I can pitch,’” Massey said. Bell was just scared. “And then after that, it got a lot better,” Bell said, smiling. Massey and Bell have been battery-mates since that first pitch. After a rough first two seasons, including a 1-20 campaign in 2009, the two have helped build the Lawrence High program from the ground up. They led their team to a 12-8 record in the regular season, and they hope their hard work over the past four years continues to Please see LHS SOFTBALL, page 3B

RESTED FSHS READY Toward the end of the season, the young Free State High softball team started to gather some momentum. Batters starting stringing together hits. Pitchers started attacking hitters. Fielders stopped making careless errors. But after an eight-day layoff before today’s regional semifinal at 4:45 p.m. against Lawrence High at Topeka’s Hummer Sports Park, coach Lee Ice doesn’t know if his team is still riding that wave of energy. Please see FS SOFTBALL, page 3B

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LAWRENCE HIGH CATCHER KRISTEN BELL, LEFT, and pitcher Lauren Massey can’t contain their laughter during a photo shoot on Monday at the LHS softball field. The two seniors have lifted LHS from a one-win season in 2009 to 12-8 going into today’s 4:45 p.m. game against Free State in Topeka.


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Royals broadcaster being treated for cancer KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — The family of Paul Splittorff, the winningest pitcher in Kansas City Royals history and a popular television announcer for the team, announced Monday he has entered an area hospital for treatment of oral cancer and melanoma. Splittorff, 64, worked the Royals’ last homestand the first week in May. He had kept working Royals

games the past two seasons even though he sometimes had difficulty speaking distinctly. A left-hander, Splittorff won 166 games in a 15-year career and in 1973 became the first Royals pitcher to win 20 games. He retired in 1984 when the Royals brought up several young pitchers, including Bret Saberhagen, who led them to the 1985 World Series title.

Splittorff was entering his 24th season as a Royals broadcaster. A member of the Royals’ hall of fame, Splittorff was known for a determined work ethic as both a player and a broadcaster. Often, before games when other pitchers would be playing cards in the clubhouse, Splittorff would be jogging laps around the field. “He was always a hard worker

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Revelation won’t change sports culture By John Smallwood Philadelphia Daily News

Here’s hoping that, by revealing he is gay, Phoenix Suns president and chief executive officer Rick Welts has brought more happiness to his life. But if he thinks he’s made some culturechanging announcement, he hasn’t. “This is one of the last industries where the subject is off-limits,” Welts told the New York Times. “Nobody’s comfortable in engaging in a conversation.” And Welts’ revelation won’t change that. Welts is thought to be the first man holding a high position in men’s sports to say he is gay. But he is not the only one. Despite his position of authority with the Suns, unless you are a fan of the franchise, you probably had little idea of who he was until the story came out that he is gay. This is not to diminish Welts’ bravery, but a chief executive officer or a team president is not a player or coach. And in the grand scheme of things in the sports world, his coming out will have about as much impact as if I were gay and came out. We’re just periphery players. We don’t matter. Nothing will move this conversation substantially forward until an active player on one of our popular professional sports teams has the courage to step forward. And it can’t just be any level of player. Monday, it was revealed that former Villanova basketball player Will Sheridan is gay. We’ve had retired NBA player John Amechi announce he is gay. Former major leaguers Billy Bean and Glenn Burke came out, as did former NFL players Roy Simmons, Dave Kopay and Esera Tuaolo. None of them said he was gay while he was an active player, so it is difficult to ascertain what the true sporting public’s reaction was to their homosexuality. To engage in this debate fully, an active player with All-Star level skill and popularity, not the guy at the end of the bench, would have to come forward as being gay. We could not ignore that discussion. If an NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL or MLS player, who has all of the attributes in skills and personality to lift him to the top of his sport, suddenly announces he is gay, we would get an honest debate. If a championship-caliber player, who is in his prime and is a fan favorite, tells us he is gay, we’ll find out what people truly think. It is easy to say it doesn’t matter if we’re talking about a faceless executive or former player of modest impact. It’s easy for me to write that I slant to the left and could not care less about the sexual orientation of any athlete, and that I am concerned only about his or her playing abilities. But until we are actually faced with it, how do we really know what anyone truly thinks? Until the choice presented to us is that this player could help us win a championship but we have to accept he is gay, we can’t know for sure where this issue will take us. This debate is not simple. There are issues layered upon other issues to be considered. My thought right now is that the conversation at times would be ugly. At times, it would be divisive. At times, it would be enlightening and simultaneously repulsive. But it would be brutally honest, and it would move the issue forward. It would be a struggle in the beginning, and the first few athletes could suffer great losses for their courage. But in the end, gay athletes would be accepted. We might not know who they are, but we know gay athletes play every night in the NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL and MLS. It is safe to assume several of them are probably some of the top performers in their respective leagues. Maybe I’m just being naive, but I think the desire for a championship would ultimately trump the ignorance of intolerance. But we won’t know for sure until a top player in one of our favorite sports comes out and the issue of gay athletes can be discussed realistically.

with a great attitude and great mental toughness,” said Denny Matthews, the Royals’ hall of fame radio broadcaster who called every game Splittorff pitched. “Splitt has always been a fierce competitor. And he’s always taken care of himself. If anybody can battle this and fight his way through it, he’d be the guy. He’s got a lot of mental toughness.”

Kennedy introduced at Texas A&M COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Billy Kennedy donned a maroon jacket Monday and officially became Texas A&M’s basketball coach. He succeeds Mark Turgeon, who resigned a week ago to take over at Maryland following Gary Williams’ abrupt retirement. “This is a destination job for me,” said Kennedy, who is from Louisiana but spent the past five seasons at Murray State. About 150 fans were at Reed Arena’s basketball complex for Kennedy’s introduction. Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne says he was seeking someone “who understands our culture here at Texas A&M.” “When you start looking around, this man fits the bill,” Byrne said. Most of the players whom Kennedy inherited attended the news conference, despite school not being in session, and afterward spoke of their support for him. So did touted 2011 signees Jamal Branch and Jordan Green, who also came out to support the new coach. The 47-year-old Kennedy compiled a 107-53 record at Murray State. He led the Racers to the round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament in 2010, where they lost by two points to eventual national runner-up Butler.

COLLEGE ATHLETICS Coach K paid $4.7M in 2009-10 RALEIGH, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski is once again Duke’s highest-paid employee. The Associated Press on Monday obtained the university’s most recent IRS documents for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010. Krzyzewski’s total compensation for that year was listed as nearly $4.7 million. That includes a base salary of $2 million, more than $2.2 million in bonuses and incentives and $420,000 in retirement and other deferred compensation. Duke’s IRS Form 990 also shows football coach David Cutcliffe made $1.7 million. That included a base salary of nearly $1.4 million and $300,000 in incentives. Athletic director Kevin White’s total compensation was listed at $908,000, including a base salary of more than $775,000.

Illinois AD Guenther retiring CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — Illinois athletic director Ron Guenther said Monday he will retire this summer, almost two decades after he was hired to stabilize an ethically and financially troubled sports program. The move creates potential uncertainty for football coach Ron Zook and men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber, both of whom have weathered storms at least in part because Guenther continued to support them.

Heisman winner George selected NEW YORK — Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George has been selected for induction into College Football Hall of Fame. George’s selection was announced Monday on ESPN’s “College Football Live.” The rest of the class of 14 former players and two former coaches will be announced today at a news conferences at the NASDAQ MarketSite.

GOLF Tiger aiming to be at U.S. Open PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLA. — Tiger Woods says he did not do any more damage to his left knee and Achilles last week and expects to play in the U.S. Open. Woods withdrew from The Players Championship after only nine holes because of pain in his left leg. He was 6-over par at the time, the shortest tournament of his career. On his website Monday, Woods says he irritated his knee and Achilles and that there is no time frame for when it will heal. He said on Twitter that he expects to be at the U.S. Open on June 16-19 and “will do all I can to get there.”

The appellate court said it believes the NFL has proven it “likely will suffer some degree of irreparable harm without a stay.” The court also cast doubt on the conclusions of U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, who ruled April 25 that the lockout should be lifted to save the players from irreversible damage. The 8th Circuit panel put her decision on hold four days later. “The league has made a strong showing that it is likely to succeed on the merits,” the appellate court majority wrote.

MLB Indians’ Sizemore back on DL CLEVELAND — Grady Sizemore’s comeback has changed directions. He’s back on the disabled list. Sizemore was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday due to a bruised right knee, an injury he sustained on a hard slide into second base last week. In Kansas City, where the Indians began a two-game series Monday night, trainer Lonnie Soloff said the team hoped the three-time AllStar would not be out long. “The good news is the extent of it is extremely mild,” Solooff said. “So we’re hopeful the amount of time disabled is on the short end of 15 days.” Healing of such bruises, he added, “can take 48 hours (or) 15 days.”

Mets’ Wright has stress fracture NEW YORK — Mets third baseman David Wright has a stress fracture in his lower back that is expected to keep him out a couple weeks, though the team is awaiting a second opinion before deciding whether to put him on the disabled list. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday that Wright had an MRI exam at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York to check on his back, which has been bothering him since he made a diving tag on Houston’s Carlos Lee during a game April 19 at Citi Field.

Astros sold for $680M HOUSTON — Jim Crane learned persistence playing baseball in his youth. Turns out, he needed it. The Houston businessman failed three times to realize his dream of buying a major-league baseball team. On Monday, his attitude paid off when Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane announced that he had agreed to sell the team to a group led by Crane for $680 million — the second-highest price in major-league history if it is approved. “Each time we tried it was a little difficult,” Crane said of his efforts to buy the Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs and, yes, the Astros. “I’m accustomed to winning. So we set our sights on winning and we never gave up.”

Phillies activate Oswalt ST. LOUIS — The Philadelphia Phillies activated pitcher Roy Oswalt from the 15-day disabled list, and the right-hander is scheduled to start tonight against the St. Louis Cardinals. Oswalt, who is 3-1 with a 3.33 ERA in five starts, had been on the DL due to lower back inflammation.

Beaten Giants fan moved SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly seven weeks after a brutal beating outside Dodger Stadium, a San Francisco Giants fan still in critical condition with brain injuries was jetted Monday to Northern California for more medical care and to be closer to his loved ones. The attack on Bryan Stow by two drunken Dodgers fans who remain at large saddened and shamed many Los Angeles residents who donated tens of thousands of dollars to his care.

NHL Thrashers exploring ‘all options’

NFL Lockout remains in place

ATLANTA — Thrashers president Don Waddell said Monday the team is exploring “all options” for new owners as there are reports that for the MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL’s lockout remains in first time those options include a group interplace, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. ested in moving the team to Winnipeg. That means the league likely won’t get back to Co-owner Bruce Levenson, NHL deputy business until at least next month — and commissioner Bill Daly and Waddell would not maybe much longer than that. confirm a report by The Atlanta Journal-ConThe 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said stitution that Thrashers owners are in negotiathe lockout can stay until a full appeal is heard tions with True North Sports and Entertainon whether it is legal. That hearing is schedment, which would relocate the team to Winuled for June 3 in St. Louis, before the same nipeg. The paper cited a person close to the panel that issued this 2-1 decision. process.

WEDNESDAY • Men’s golf at NCAA regionals

FREE STATE HIGH

TODAY • Soccer in regionals vs. Junction City (FSHS), 6:30 p.m. • Softball at regionals vs. Lawrence (Hummer Sports Park, Topeka), 4:45 p.m. WEDNESDAY • Baseball in regionals vs. Junction City (FSHS), 4:30 p.m.

LAWRENCE HIGH

TODAY • Soccer at regionals at Washburn Rural, 6 p.m. • Softball at regionals vs. Free State (Hummer Sports Park, Topeka), 4:45 p.m. WEDNESDAY • Baseball in regionals vs. Washburn Rural (Manhattan), 2 p.m.

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TODAY • Soccer at regionals at Bonner Springs, 6 p.m.

VERITAS CHRISTIAN

ROYALS TODAY • Indians, 7:10 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo. WEDNESDAY • Rangers, 7:10 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo.

SPORTS ON TV TODAY MLB K.C. v. Cleveland

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NBA Time Draft Lottery 7:30 p.m. Oklahoma City v. Dallas 8 p.m.

Net ESPN ESPN

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NHL Tampa Bay v. Boston

Time 7 p.m.

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Premier Soccer Man. City v. Stoke

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Cycling Tour of California

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WEDNESDAY MLB Florida v. Chc. Cubs Philly v. Colorado Kansas City v. Texas

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NBA Miami v. Chicago

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NHL Time San Jose v. Vancouver 8 p.m.

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Cycling Tour of California

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Women’s Soccer U.S. v. Japan

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Cable 34, 234

LATEST LINE MLB Favorite ..........................................Odds ......................................Underdog National League ATLANTA .......................................81⁄2-91⁄2 .......................................Houston WASHINGTON...............................51⁄2-61⁄2 ...................................Pittsburgh COLORADO .......................................6-7................................San Francisco CINCINNATI...................................51⁄2-61⁄2.............................Chicago Cubs Florida...........................................51⁄2-61⁄2.......................................NY METS ST. LOUIS...........................................6-7...................................Philadelphia ARIZONA ...........................................6-7........................................San Diego 1 1 LA DODGERS................................5 ⁄2-6 ⁄2 ...................................Milwaukee American League TAMPA BAY...................................61⁄2-71⁄2 .................................NY Yankees DETROIT ........................................51⁄2-61⁄2.........................................Toronto BOSTON.........................................51⁄2-61⁄2.....................................Baltimore Cleveland .....................................51⁄2-61⁄2 ..............................KANSAS CITY CHI WHITE SOX............................51⁄2-61⁄2 .............................................Texas OAKLAND ......................................61⁄2-71⁄2 ....................................LA Angels SEATTLE ........................................71⁄2-81⁄2 ...................................Minnesota NBA Favorite .........................................Points.....................................Underdog NBA Playoffs Conference Finals Best of Seven Series Game One DALLAS ..........................................6 (193)...........................Oklahoma City Wednesday, May 18th Conference Finals Chicago leads series 1-0 CHICAGO ........................................2 (181).............................................Miami NHL Favorite..........................................Goals .....................................Underdog Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Best of Seven Series Tampa Bay leads series 1-0 BOSTON.........................................Even-1⁄2..................................Tampa Bay Wednesday, May 18th Conference Finals Vancouver leads series 1-0 VANCOUVER ................................Even-1⁄2 .....................................San Jose Home Team in CAPS (c) 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

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Kansas track suits Firebirds’ Sloan By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

Kansas University was simply the right fit for Free State High senior Logan Sloan. Sloan signed his letter of intent to run track at KU in a celebration at FSHS on Monday afternoon after debating between staying in Lawrence or heading west to run at the University of Sloan Oregon, where he has run in camps for the past four summers. “I’m really excited that he’s chosen to and has had the opportunity to continue on (with his career),” FSHS coach Steve Heffernan said. “His last few seasons have been filled with a few injuries, which happens, but often in high school can drive kids away. “Credit to him is, he didn’t want to stop. He wants to move on, and I think once he gets there and gets a few seasons of solid, consistent running in, they’ll be really excited with what they have, and he’ll be glad he decided to stick with it.” Sloan is guaranteed a spot on the team, though no scholarship for now. Though Sloan’s parents said they were happy simply to see him continue running competitively, Sloan hopes he can continue improving his times and eventually earn a scholarship. “The coaches are great, and I have three or four friends on the team already,” Sloan said. “They said you get treated right. I just want to be a part of that program and be the best runner I can.” Sloan has been battling a stress reaction in his foot, which has left him at less than full speed for a few weeks, but hopes to run well to help the Firebirds this weekend at regionals, which begin at 3 p.m. Friday at FSHS.

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Royals annihilated by Tribe, 19-1 BOX SCORE

By Doug Tucker Associated Press Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Pounding out 20 hits and walking eight times, the rested Cleveland Indians belted Kansas City and put Vin Mazzaro in the record book as pitching the worst game in Royals history. Mazzaro gave up 10 runs in the fourth inning and became the third pitcher since 1947 to allow 14 runs in a game, according to STATS LLC. He also became the newest addition to the Triple-A staff in Omaha, where he was demoted to immediately following the 19-1 loss by the Royals on Monday night. “It’s tough. It was a tough game,” said Mazzaro, whose earned-run average skied to 22.74. “Some of the plays didn’t go my way. It’s a funny game. You’ve just got to keep battling and attack the zone.” After the brutal fourth inning, Mazzaro allowed four more in the fifth before he was removed. “We do have a few guys who see a lot of pitches,” said Cleveland manager Manny Acta. “On those days when the pitchers are not on top of

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CLEVELAND’S MICHAEL BRANTLEY (23) IS CONGRATULATED by teammate Jack Hannahan, middle, after his three-run home run in the fourth inning. The Indians obliterated the Royals, 19-1, on Monday in Kansas City, Mo. their game, these guys can really work a number on them.” Mazzaro was definitely not on top. The 25-year-old righthander was charged with 14 runs on 11 hits in 21⁄3 innings and erased the Royals’ record of 11 runs allowed in a game, which had been done three times. Michael Brantley and Matt LaPorta each had four RBIs in

the Indians’ biggest offensive outburst since scoring 22 runs at New York on April 18, 2009. Hafner and Orlando Cabrera each had three RBIs. LaPorta reached base five times with a walk and four hits. “I definitely think it’s contagious,” LaPorta said. “You see a couple of guys in front of you get a hit and you want to be right there, you want to be able

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to drive them in. And I think it’s the same way, guys behind you want to drive you in.” At least Mazzaro didn’t get the loss. That went to starter Kyle Davies (1-6), who left after walking the bases full in the first inning and retiring only one batter.

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the yellow tee box on one hole, and an errant shot found the water on another — but was carried by a front nine that he called “the round of (my) life.” “I’m really happy,” Ohtake said. “I don’t know if I’m showing it now, but I definitely am. This is unexpected.” Henrichs nearly carded the best round of his season, but missed two four-foot par putts on 17 and 18 and settled for his fifth 78 this year. “They were so makeable,” Henrichs said with a grin. Henrichs and Green were among four others to card a 78 (7-over) and begin a playYou have off to deter- to hit it mine indistraight off vidual medals, as the tee, and well as tee feel like I did times for the state tourna- that today.” ment. Both said — Free State’s the playoff Alex Green — after which Henrichs finished sixth overall and Green seventh — was just fun, and neither felt any pressure after already knowing they had made state. “I loved the course,” said Green, one of many city golfers playing only his second round at St. Andrews. “You have to hit it straight off the tee, and I feel like I did that today.” Conner Henrichs (90), Devon Weber (109) and Robbie Andrews (109) rounded out the scores for LHS, while Jake Sakumura (91), Nick Hay (92) and Lee York (94) were the other FSHS competitors.

BRIEFLY KU baseball’s Eldredge newcomer of week

IRVING, TEXAS — Kansas University baseball freshman Ka’iana Eldredge was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Monday, the first time Eldredge has been honored by the conference. The Honolulu native went 8for-11 in a four-game sweep of Alabama A&M, raising his average from .226 to .264. He hit his first career home run and also added three doubles and six runs. Kansas will face Kansas Kevin Anderson/Journal-World Photo State in a three-game series beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday in WILSON HACK OF FREE STATE PUTTS on the 10th green at the regional golf tournament on Monday at St. Andrews Golf Club in Overland Park. ● Results on page 4B Manhattan.

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pay off in a regional semifinal against Free State (9-11) at 4:45 p.m. today at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka. That sophomore season — when the Lions scored just 1.14 runs per game to support Massey in the circle — was the tipping point. At first, Bell said the Lions couldn’t figure out why all the losses were happening. “We weren’t happy with our 1-20 season at all,” Bell said. “We knew we would have to do something to change that.” “That sophomore year was a major, major blow,” Massey said. “But that kind of gave us the fire.” Bell and Massey started to work hard on their own games and encouraged teammates to start playing in the summer and hitting in the batting cages during the winter. Before their junior season,

The Firebirds (9-11) have stuck to a standard practice schedule since their 6-5 loss to the Lions at Arrocha Ballpark, mostly reviewing the skills they’ve honed throughout the season. “But it’s really hard to know exactly what to expect tomorrow from everybody,” Ice said. In the first meeting, the Lions (12-8) also beat the Firebirds, 4-2. Ice said he is hoping his kids play relaxed, even against their familiar city rivals. the Lions were given a nice incentive to improve — a high-quality, softball-specific stadium was built 200 yards from the main LHS building. The Lions took strides in 2010, finishing 9-13 with a loss to Washburn Rural in the regional final. Now, the seniors are ready

“There’s really no secrets going into tomorrow,” Ice said. The Firebirds will send Mary Ann Smith to the circle for the first game. If they win, they will play the winner of No. 2-seeded Topeka High (13-7) and No. 7seeded Junction City (2-18) at 6:30 p.m. Megan Eagle will also be ready to pitch for the Firebirds, likely starting the regional final if the Firebirds get that far. “This time of the season, they have a pretty good idea of what they’re expected,” Ice said. “Now it’s just going out and playing.” — Clark Goble

to finish their high school careers strong, but they’re also ready to embrace college softball. Bell will play at Washburn, Massey at Highland Community College. “We’ve talked about it before,” Bell said. “And we’re just like, ‘Oh my gosh, it’s here.’”

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will be an experience I take with me for the rest of my life.” Juenemann and junior-tobe Withey will fly out of Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday before meeting with their teammates in Chicago. They then will fly to Frankfurt, Germany, before taking a bus to Macedonia to start training. The KU roommates will return to Kansas on June 3, a few days before summer classes begin. Juenemann and Withey will be joined on the team by three other Big 12 players: Cory Jefferson (Baylor); A.J. Walton (Baylor); and Will Spradling (Kansas State). Other team members are: Austin Dufault (Colorado); Scottie Wilbekin (Florida); Jake Kitchell (Indiana State); Langston Hall (Mercer); and William Mosley (Northwestern State).

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Soccer squads to start regionals By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

The sun was shining, and the mood, as it always seems to be at Free State High’s soccer practices, was light and fun on Monday afternoon. Such is the way coach Kelly Barah likes to keep things, even leading up to today’s regional playoff game, in which FSHS will play host to Junction City at 6:30 p.m. “We don’t think of this as work,” Barah said. “We take every practice seriously, but we always emphasize the importance of hav6A SOCCER ing fun.” Barah also REGIONALS suggested that the Who: Free State fourth-seed- vs. Junction City ed Firebirds When: 6:30 p.m. (9-6-1) will today pay no mind Where: Free State to Junction City’s 6-9-1 record. “We have one premise, which is, we don’t worry about the other team, we don’t worry about the referee — we worry about what we’re doing,” Barah said. “So we don’t really care who we’re playing or what their record is, but any information we may have (about their style) never hurts.” This season’s strong performance is not the only reason to be bullish on the future of the FSHS soccer program. The junior varsity dominated, outscoring opponents 726 on the way to an 11-1-3 record. Those who contributed to the memorable JV season: Marti Belot, Ciara Carey, Kaithlin Dunbar, Tanna Fanshier, Liza Farr, Jessica Ferguson, Jenna Giele, Victoria Gilman, Hanna Heline, Annie Hierl, Maren Kahler, Paige Kallenberger, Rachel Longren, Rosemary Newsome, Amanda Schaller and Sunina Upshaw. Seventh-seeded Lawrence High (4-12), meanwhile, will play at No. 2 Washburn Rural (10-5-1) at 6 p.m. today in Topeka. LHS 6A SOCCER will look to REGIONALS avenge a 5-0 defeat Who: Lawrence against Rural High vs. Washburn earlier this Rural season. First-year When: 6 p.m. LHS coach today Joe Nemzer Where: Topeka said the girls have responded well to his scheme. “You don’t care about what’s been done to this point,” Nemzer said. “The best team on that specific day is going to win. We don’t anticipate losing; we’re going there trying to win.”

● Rivals.com has issued its new Lacey update: Trevor rankings for the class of 2012. Lacey, a 6-3 senior guard from Some players being recruited Butler High in Huntsville, by KU and their new rankings: Ala., is scheduled to sign with Perry Ellis, 6-8, Wichita either KU, Kentucky, Alabama Heights, No. 20; Shabazz or Auburn on Wednesday Muhammad, 6-5, Bishop Gorafternoon at his high school. man, Las Vegas, No. 2; Mitch His dad, William Pride, tells McGary, 6-10, Brewster Acadkentucky.rivals.com it’s possi- emy, Wolfeboro, N.H., No. 5; ble no announcement will be Kaleb Tarczewski, 7-0, St. made at that Mark’s, Southtime. borough, Pretty much right “It could be now he’s just Mass., No. 11; later,” Pride Gabe York, 6-2, told the web- discombobulated. ... a Lutheran High, site. “Pretty lot of pressure on the Orange, Calif., much right kid. I pretty much feel No. 31; Winnow he’s just ston Shepard, sorry for the kid just to 6-8, Findlay discombobulated ... a lot of know that he really Prep High, pressure on the doesn’t know.” Henderson, kid. I pretty Nev., No. 38; much feel Nino Jackson, — Trevor Lacey’s dad, William Pride sorry for the 6-2, Ardmore kid just to (Okla.) High, know that he really doesn’t No. 39; J-Mychal Reese, 6-1, know.” Bryan (Texas) High, No. 40; Players who do not sign let- Robert Upshaw, 6-11 , San ters-of-intent can still sign Joaquin Memorial High, Fresgrants in aid upon reporting no, Calif., No. 45. Future KU to campus. player Zach Peters, 6-9, Pre● stonwood Christian, Plano, Next year ’s rankings: Texas, is No. 126.


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SCOREBOARD High School

CLASS 6A REGIONAL Monday at St. Andrews Team scores: 1. Olathe East 305, 2. Olathe Northwest 328, 3. Olathe South 332, 4. Lawrence 335, 5. Free State 336, 6. Topeka High 395, 7. Olathe North 424, 8. Leavenworth 466. (Players in bold qualified for state) Lawrence High results: Logan Henrichs 78, Brett Van Blaricum 81, Jesse Ohtake 86, Conner Henrichs 90, Devon Weber 109, Robbie Andrews 109. Free State results: Alex Green 78, Wilson Hack 80, Colin Becker 87, Jake Sakumura 91, Nick Hay 92, Lee York 94.

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All Games W L 46 7 45 8 41 13 40 12 38 16 39 12 37 17 40 14 21 28 31 22

Missouri Texas Texas A&M Baylor Oklahoma Nebraska Oklahoma State Texas Tech Iowa State Kansas NCAA Div. I Regionals Friday’s Games Oklahoma State vs. Georgia Tech at Knoxville, Tenn., 3 p.m. Baylor vs. Lehigh at College Park, Md., 4 p.m. Nebraska vs. Fresno State at Stanford, Calif., 10 p.m. Texas Tech vs. New Mexico State at Tucson, Ariz., 6 p.m. Illinois State at Missouri, 6:30 p.m. Texas State at Texas, 6:30 p.m. Sacred Heart at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Iona at Oklahoma, 7:30 p.m.

vs. Missouri, W 7-1 (13-16) vs. Nebraska, W 5-4 (14-16, 5-5) vs. Nebraska, L 2-4 (14-17, 5-6) vs. Nebraska, W 11-5 (15-17, 6-6) at Iowa, W 12-5 (16-17) at Missouri, W 8-3 (17-17, 7-6) at Missouri, L 3-2 (17-18, 7-7) at Missouri, W 6-0 (18-18, 8-7) vs. Saint Mary, W 11-5 (19-18) vs. Texas, L 0-9 (19-19, 8-8) vs. Texas, L 1-9 (19-20, 8-9) vs. Texas, W 4-2 (20-20, 9-9) at Creighton, L 3-5 (20-21) at Texas Tech, L 2-3 (20-22, 9-10) at Texas Tech, L 4-9 (20-23, 9-11) at Texas Tech, L 7-8 (20-24, 9-12) vs. Wichita State, W 7-4 (21-24) at Wichita State, W 11-2 (22-24) at Oklahoma, L 1-12 (22-25, 9-13) at Oklahoma, L 4-11 (22-26, 9-14) at Oklahoma, L 7-11 (22-27, 9-15) vs. Alabama A&M, W 14-4 (23-27) vs. Alabama A&M, W 19-3 (24-27) vs. Alabama A&M, W 11-0 (25-27) vs. Alabama A&M, W 16-2 (26-27) Friday — at Kansas State, 6:30 p.m. Saturday — vs. Kansas State, 6 p.m. Sunday — vs. Kansas State, 6 p.m.

High School

CLASS 6A REGIONALS Wednesday at Manhattan Semifinals 2 p.m. — No. 5 Lawrence (11-9) vs. No. 4 Topeka Washburn Rural (13-7) 4:30 p.m. — No. 1 Manhattan (17-3) vs. No. 8 Topeka (3-17) Championship 7 p.m. — Lawrence-Washburn Rural winner vs. Manhattan-Topeka winner

Wednesday at Free State Semifinals 2 p.m. — No. 3 Wichita Heights (14-6) vs. No. 6 Leavenworth (11-9) 4:30 p.m. — No. 2 Free State (15-5) vs. No. 7 Junction City (7-13) Championship 7 p.m. — Wichita Heights-Leavenworth winner vs. Free State-Junction City winner

High School

CLASS 6A REGIONALS Today at Topeka Hummer Sports Park Semifinals 3 p.m. — No. 2 Topeka (13-7) vs. No. 7 Junction City (2-18) 4:45 p.m. — No. 3 Lawrence (12-8) vs. No. 6 Free State (9-11) Championship 6:30 p.m. — Topeka-Junction City winner vs. Lawrence-Free State winner CLASS 4A REGIONAL Monday at Baldwin DeSoto 16, Spring Hill 6 Santa Fe Trail 13, Eudora 2 Lenexa St. James Academy 15, K.C. Sumner 0 Baldwin 4, Topeka Hayden 3 Today’s games 3 p.m. — De Soto vs. Santa Fe Trail 4:45 p.m. — St. James vs. Baldwin Championship 6:30 p.m. — De Soto-Santa Fe Trail winner vs. St. James-Baldwin winner Monday at Basehor-Linwood Regional ATCHISON 4, PERRY-LECOMPTON 1

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W — Hannah Jaloma. L — Madison Hess, 1-11. Perry-Lecompton highlights — Kari Corel 1for-2; Allison Potter RBI. Perry-Lecompton final record: 2-19.

Big 12 Texas A&M Texas Oklahoma Oklahoma State Baylor Missouri Texas Tech Kansas State Kansas Nebraska

Conference W L 18 6 17 7 13 9 13 10 11 13 10 13 10 14 9 14 9 15 7 16

All Games W L 36 16 38 12 39 13 33 18 26 23 23 28 31 22 31 20 26 27 28 24

Collegiate Baseball Poll

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through May 15, points and previous rank. Voting is done by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors: Record Pts Pvs 1. Virginia 45-6 495 1 2. Oregon St. 37-12 492 3 3. South Carolina 41-11 490 4 4. Florida 39-13 489 5 5. Vanderbilt 42-8 488 2 6. Texas 38-12 486 6 7. Texas Christian 36-15 483 8 8. Georgia Tech 37-15 481 9 9. Florida St. 39-13 479 10 10. Cal St. Fullerton 36-14 477 11 11. Texas A&M 36-16 476 12 12. Oklahoma 39-13 474 14 13. Arizona St. 36-13 472 7 14. Connecticut 36-14-1 469 15 15. Miami, Fla. 32-18 464 16 16. North Carolina 40-12 462 17 17. UCLA 29-19 459 13 18. Clemson 36-16 456 20 19. U.C. Irvine 34-13 453 22 20. Fresno St. 36-11 451 23 21. Southern Miss. 37-13 449 18 22. Stetson 39-13 446 19 33-18 442 21 23. Oklahoma St. 24. Rice 35-17 440 27 25. California 28-16 439 25 26. Coastal Carolina 34-17 438 24 27. Arizona 31-17 435 26 28. Kent St. 36-13 434 30 29. Charlotte 38-12 432 29 30. Arkansas 33-17 431 28

Baseball America Top 25

DURHAM, N.C. — The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through May 15 and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America): Record Pvs 1. Virginia 45-6 1 2. Oregon State 37-12 2 3. South Carolina 41-11 4 4. Florida State 39-13 7 5. Texas 38-12 5 6. Florida 39-13 8 7. Vanderbilt 42-8 3 8. Arizona State 36-13 6 9. Cal State Fullerton 36-14 9 10. Texas Christian 36-15 10 11. Texas A&M 35-16 11 12. Georgia Tech 37-15 13 13. Oklahoma 39-13 14 14. Southern Mississippi 37-13 12 15. Connecticut 36-14 18 16. Miami 32-18 16 17. North Carolina 40-12 17 18. Clemson 36-16 20 19. Rice 35-17 21 20. Fresno State 36-11 22 21. Stetson 39-13 15 19 22. Oklahoma State 33-18 23. Arkansas 33-17 23 24. Florida International 35-16 NR 25. Texas State 34-17 25

Kansas

at TCU L, 8-2 (0-1) at TCU, L 1-7 (0-2) at TCU, W 4-3, 14 innings (1-2) vs. Creighton, L 3-4 (1-3) vs. Iowa, W 5-2 (2-3) vs. Southern Utah, W 2-1 (3-3) vs. Southern Utah, W 5-1 (4-3) vs. UC Riverside, Surprise, Ariz., L 1-2 (4-4) vs. Cal State Bakersfield, Surprise, Ariz., L 0-12 (4-5) Arizona State, Surprise, Ariz., L 3-4 (4-6) vs. Air Force, Surprise, Ariz., W 4-1 (5-6) vs. North Dakota, W 5-3 (6-6) Eastern Michigan, W 8-2 (7-6) vs. Eastern Michigan, L 1-8 (7-7) vs. Eastern Michigan, L 4-10 (7-8) at Arkansas, L 2-4 (7-9) vs. Oklahoma State, L 1-3 (7-10, 0-1) vs. Oklahoma State, W 7-2 (8-10, 1-1) vs. Oklahoma State, W 5-4 (9-10, 2-1) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, W 5-3 (10-10, 2-1) at Texas A&M, L 1-2 (10-11, 2-2) at Texas A&M, L 1-11 (10-12, 2-3) at Texas A&M, L 1-3 (10-13, 2-4) at Missouri State, L 0-6 (10-14) vs. Baylor, W 6-2 (11-14, 3-4) vs. Baylor, W 4-3 (12-14, 4-4) vs. Baylor, L 4-12 (12-15, 4-5) vs. Missouri State, L 1-5 (12-16)

High School

CLASS 6A REGIONALS Today No. 8 Leavenworth (2-14) at No. 1 Manhattan (14-2), 6 p.m. No. 5 Junction City (6-9-1) at No. 4 Free State (9-6-1), 6:30 p.m. No. 7 Lawrence (4-12) at No. 2 Topeka Washburn Rural (10-5-1), 6 p.m. No. 6 Topeka (6-10) at No. 3 Wichita Heights (10-6) Thursday, 6 p.m. Free State-Junction City winner vs. ManhattanLeavenworth winner at Manhattan Wichita Heights-Topeka winner vs. Washburn Rural-Lawrence winner at Washburn Rural CLASS 4-1A REGIONAL Today No. 12 Seabury Academy at No. 5 Bonner Springs (6-9-1), 6 p.m. Thursday No. 4 Lenexa-St. James Academy vs. SeaburyBonner Springs winner, 6 p.m. at Bonner Springs

BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Named John Allen assistant monitor of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Suspended New York Mets minor league RHP Edgar Ramirez (Binghamton-EL) 50 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. American League BOSTON RED SOX—Place RHP John Lackey on 15-Day DL. Recalled RHP Scott Atchison from Pawtucket (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS—Placed OF Grady Sizemore on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 11. Recalled OF Travis Buck from Columbus (IL). SEATTLE MARINERS—Released OF Milton Bradley. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed 1B Adam Lind on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 8. Purchased the contract of OF Eric Thames from Las Vegas (PCL). National League CINCINNATI REDS—Placed LHP Aroldis Chapman on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jordan Smith from Louisville (IL). HOUSTON ASTROS—Announced owner Drayton McLane agreed to sell the team to a group led by Houston businessman Jim Crane. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Activated RHP Roy Oswalt from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Vance Worley to Lehigh Valley (IL). ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Claimed RHP Jess Todd off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees. Transferred RHP Bryan Augenstein from 15-day to 60-day DL. FOOTBALL National Football League MIAMI DOLPHINS—Named Mark Brockelman senior vice president/chief financial and administrative officer. Canadian Football League CALGARY STAMPEDERS—Signed DL Lindsey Witten and DL Torrey Davis. GYMNASTICS International Gymnastics Federation IGF—Suspended Cyprus, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Macau, Macedonia, Paraguay, Seychelles, Syria, Tajikistan, and Yemen for failing to pay money owed to the sport’s ruling body. HOCKEY National Hockey League CALGARY FLAMES—Promoted Jay Feaster to general manager. COLLEGE ARIZONA—Announced basketball junior G Lamont Jones announced will transfer. GEORGE MASON—Named Roland Houston men’s assistant basketball coach. Retained director of men’s basketball operations Scott Lombardi. ILLINOIS—Announced the retirement of athletic director Ron Guenther, effective June 30. MARY—Promoted men’s assistant basketball coach Jevin Budde to basketball coach. NEW JERSEY CITY—Named Amy Mulligan women’s basketball coach. RUTGERS—Announced the resignation of men’s lacrosse coach Jim Stagnitta. VIRGINIA TECH—Announced junior G-F Manny Atkins will transfer following the spring semester. WRIGHT STATE—Named Keenan Flynn men’s soccer goalkeepers coach. XAVIER—Announced the resignation of associate men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey.

Tour of California

Monday At Sacramento, California Second Stage (A 76.3-mile leg from Nevada City) 1. Ben Swift, Team Sky, Britain, 2 hours, 47 minutes, 12 seconds. 2. Peter Sagan, Liquigas-Cannodale, Slovakia, same time. 3. Matt Goss, HTC-Highroad, Australia, same time. 4. Kevin Lacombe, SpiderTech, Canada, same time. 5. Juan Jose Haedo, Saxo Bank-Sungard, Argentina, same time. 6. Alejandro Borrajo, Jamis-Sutter Home, Argentina, same time. 7. Thor Hushovd, Garmin-Cervelo, Norway, same time. 8. Taylor Phinney, BMC, United States, same time. 9. Oscar Freire, Rabobank, Spain, same time. 10. Shawn Milne, Kenda, United States, same time. Overall Standings 1. Ben Swift, Team Sky, Britain, 2 hours, 47 minutes, 2 seconds 2. Peter Sagan, Liquigas-Cannodale, Slovakia, 4 seconds behind 3. Matt Goss, HTC-Highroad, Australia, 6 seconds behind 4. Kevin Lacombe, SpiderTech, Canada, 10 seconds behind. 5. Juan Jose Haedo, Saxo Bank-Sungard, Argentina, same time. 6. Alejandro Barrajo, Jamis-Sutter Home, Argentina, same time. 7. Thor Hushovd, Garmin-Cervelo, Norway, same time. 8. Tayor Phinney, BMC, United States, same time. 9. Oscar Freire, Rabobank, Spain, same time. 10. Shawn Milne, Kenda, United States, same time.

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Sprint Cup Leaders

Through May 15 Points 1, Carl Edwards, 416. 2, Jimmie Johnson, 392. 3, Kyle Busch, 379. 4, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 364. 5, Kevin Harvick, 362. 6, Matt Kenseth, 342. 7, Ryan Newman, 340. 8, Clint Bowyer, 336. 9, Kurt Busch, 336. 10, Tony Stewart, 328. 11, Mark Martin, 324. 12, Greg Biffle, 311. 13, Denny Hamlin, 304. 14, Jeff Gordon, 299. 15, Juan Pablo Montoya, 296. 16, A J Allmendinger, 295. 17, Paul Menard, 291. 18, Kasey Kahne, 286. 19, Martin Truex Jr., 282. 20, Marcos Ambrose, 281. Money 1, Carl Edwards, $3,079,589. 2, Matt Kenseth, $2,238,284. 3, Jimmie Johnson, $2,174,709. 4, Kyle Busch, $2,158,664. 5, Kurt Busch, $2,118,051. 6, Trevor Bayne, $2,102,913. 7, Kevin Harvick, $2,096,269. 8, Clint Bowyer, $2,076,876. 9, Tony Stewart, $1,868,126. 10, Juan Pablo Montoya, $1,856,801. 11, Denny Hamlin, $1,808,793. 12, Jeff Gordon, $1,791,484. 13, Bobby Labonte, $1,791,058. 14, Ryan Newman, $1,784,613. 15, David Gilliland, $1,713,803. 16, Regan Smith, $1,643,008. 17, Jamie McMurray, $1,637,142. 18, Marcos Ambrose, $1,623,264. 19, A J Allmendinger, $1,592,414. 20, Kasey Kahne, $1,503,344.

Indy 500 Practice Speeds

Monday Qualifying May 21-22; race May 29 At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Top 10 speeds from Monday’s practice for the Indianapolis 500: 1. Alex Tagliani (77), Sam Schmidt Motorsports, 225.878 mph. 2. Scott Dixon (9), Target Chip Ganassi Racing, 225.124. 3. Graham Rahal (38), Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing, 225.071. 4. Ryan Briscoe (6), Team Penske, 225.016. 5. Oriol Servia (2), Newman/Haas Racing, 224.903 6. Vitor Meira (14), A.J. Foyt Enterprises, 224.813. 7. x-Dario Franchitti (10), Target Chip Ganassi Racing, 224.406. 8. x-Helio Castroneves (3), Team Penske, 224.348. 9. Marco Andretti (26), Andretti Autosport, 224.215. 10. Will Power (12), Team Penske, 223.984 x-previous race winner

World Team Cup

Monday At Rochusclub Duesseldorf, Germany Purse: $1.13 million (World Championship) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Blue Group GERMANY 3, SERBIA 0 Singles Florian Mayer, Germany, def. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-2, 6-2. Doubles Christopher Kas and Philipp Petzschner, Germany, def. Janko Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia, 5-7, 6-3, 10-7 tiebreak. RUSSIA 2, SPAIN 1 Doubles Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez, Spain, def. Viktor Baluda and Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, 6-4, 6-2. Red Group UNITED STATES 2, SWEDEN 1 Singles John Isner, United States, def. Christian Lindell, Sweden, 6-4, 6-1. Robin Soderling, Sweden, def. Sam Querrey, United States, 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (3). Doubles Mardy Fish and John Isner, United States, def. Simon Aspelin and Robin Lindstedt, Sweden, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 10-4 tiebreak.

Brussels Open

Monday At Primerose Royal Tennis Club Brussels, Belgium Purse: $618,000 (Premier) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Casey Dellacqua, Australia, def. Shahar Peer (5), Israel, 6-1, 5-7, 6-3. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, def. Ksenia Pervak, Russia, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, def. CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Varvara Lepchenko, United States, def. AnSophie Mestach, Belgium, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Doubles First Round Sandra Klemenschits, Austria and Patty Schnyder, Switzerland, def. Kristen Flipkens and Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 7-5, 7-5. Elena Bovina, Russia, and Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Maria Kondratieva, Russia, and Sophie Lefevre (4), France, 6-3, 6-4. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, and Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, def. Liga Dekmeijere, Latvia, and Megan Moulton-Levy, United States, 6-2, 5-7, 10-5 tiebreak. Casey Dellacqua and Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, def. Mervana Jugic-Salkic, BosniaHerzegovina, and Darija Jurak, Croatia, 6-3, 6-4.

Open de Nice Cote d’Azur

Monday At The Nice Lawn Tennis Club Nice, France Purse: $561,450 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Pere Riba, Spain, def. Guillaume Rufin, France, 6-2, 6-2. Victor Hanescu, Romania, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-0, 6-1. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Olivier Rochus, Belgium, 6-2, 7-6 (5). Pablo Andujar, Spain, def. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, 5-0, retired. Andrea Seppi, Italy, def. Edouard RogerVasselin, France, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles First Round Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Filip Polasek (3), Slovakia, def. Somdev Devvarman, India, and Ryan Sweeting, United States, 6-2, 6-2. Arnaud Clement and Adrian Mannarino, France, def. Daniele Bracciali, Italy, and Colin Fleming, Britain, 7-5, 6-4.

Aging Dallas vs. maturing OKC DALLAS (AP) — Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan have been through so many playoff series, they would be good sources to discuss the prevailing themes in the Western Conference finals, like how valuable experience is at this stage and whether there’s such thing as too much rest between rounds. Only, Bryant and Duncan aren’t around. For just the second time since 1998, neither the Lakers nor the Spurs will represent the West in the NBA finals. Instead, it’ll either be Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the aging-but-rested Dallas Mavericks, or Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rapidly maturing Oklahoma City Thunder. The Mavericks are a collection of 30-somethings bonded by a collective pursuit of their f irst championship. They have plenty of guys who’ve come close to a title, including a few holdovers from the 2006 team that interrupted the collection of conference titles piled up by the Spurs and Lakers. With strong defense and so many scoring options they never know who’ll share top billing with Nowitzki, Dallas swept the two-time defending champion Lakers in the second round. The reward was a nine-day wait for Game 1 tonight. Or maybe that was a punishment.

CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) Saturday Tampa Bay 5, Boston 2, Tampa Bay leads series 1-0 Sunday Vancouver 3, San Jose 2, Vancouver leads series 1-0 Today Tampa Bay at Boston, 7 p.m. Wednesday San Jose at Vancouver, 8 p.m. Thursday Boston at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Friday Vancouver at San Jose, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21 Boston at Tampa Bay, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22 Vancouver at San Jose, 2 p.m. Monday, May 23 x-Tampa Bay at Boston, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 x-San Jose at Vancouver, 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 x-Boston at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26 x-Vancouver at San Jose, 8 p.m. Friday, May 27 x-Tampa Bay at Boston, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 28 x-San Jose at Vancouver, 7 p.m.

“That’s a looong layoff,” Mavs center Tyson Chandler said Monday. “Yesterday, the scrimmage got a little chippy, so it was obvious we were ready to play somebody else.” Dallas had to keep waiting because the Thunder had its hands full with the Memphis Grizzlies. Oklahoma City went the full seven games and then some, playing three overtimes in one game and one extra period in another. While most clubs would’ve wanted some down time, the Thunder might be the exception. With their age and exuberance, a lone day off between series may have felt like an eternity. “We have a young, ener-

getic, athletic team that loves to play and wants to play every night,” coach Scott Brooks said. “We’re excited about being in the position that we are in. We’re not ’just happy to be here’ and just ‘whatever happens happens.”’ Without the Lakers, and with the Eastern Conference finals featuring the newly crowned MVP and newly crowned Coach of the Year against the glitzy guys from South Beach, this series could be considered the undercard. Having clubs located 200 miles apart in the south, central part of the country certainly doesn’t bode well for television ratings.

Deng-James matchup key ————

LeBron neutralized as Heat lose opener with Chicago DEERFIELD , I LL . (AP) — The Chicago Bulls saw it all year from Luol Deng, so what he did against LeBron James and the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals hardly shocked them. Hit big shots? Hit the boards? Limit the game’s most talented player? Check, check and huge check. The Bulls lead the Heat 1-0 after a 103-82 victory on Sunday, and a big reason for that is Deng. All he did was score 21 points, grab seven rebounds and contribute four steals while neutralizing James in an all-around performance that helped lift Chicago to an impressive victory. Yes, Derrick Rose was up to his usual MVP tricks, scoring 28 points, but it was Deng providing a big assist whether he was scoring or clamping down on The King. “That’s Luol Deng,” Chicago’s Carlos Boozer said. “He’s an unsung hero for us. He should have been an All-Star

this season. It’s a normal game for Lu. He plays most of the other teams’ best player — or second-best player, whatever the case may be. He scores for us, hits big shots in the clutch for us, rebounds the ball, is a great leader out there, always inspiring us. Luol needs to get more love.” If he keeps this up, that won’t be a problem. Game 2 is Wednesday at the United Center, but the Bulls are certainly not writing off Miami. “They’ve lost big games and come out aggressive the next day,” Deng said. It might help if the Heat moved the ball rather than try to beat the Bulls off the dribble, an approach that did not work. They also got hammered on the glass, with Chicago outrebounding them 45-33 and outscoring them 318 on second-chance points. Now, they’re in a hole. “Everybody understands that we are disappointed about last night’s game, and we still have an opportunity

NBA PLAYOFFS AT A GLANCE CONFERENCE FINALS (Best of seven) Sunday Chicago 103, Miami 82, Chicago leads series 1-0 Today Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m. Wednesday Miami at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Thursday Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m. Saturday Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

NHL Playoffs

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DALLAS POINT GUARD JASON KIDD (2) and forward Dirk Nowitzki take the court in this March 9 file photo in New Orleans. After a week off, the Mavericks will resume the NBA playoffs, against Oklahoma City tonight.

Sunday, May 22 Chicago at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 23 Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 Chicago at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 x-Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m. Thursday, May 26 x-Miami at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 27 x-Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28 x-Chicago at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 29 x-Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m. Monday, May 30 x-Miami at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. x-if necessary

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and sometimes you have to have amnesia going into Game 2,” coach Erik Spoelstra said. “You can’t just let it go, the next 2 1⁄2 days we’re going to work to fix some of these challenges that we had last night. But we still have to understand Wednesday is a golden opportunity for us. It doesn’t matter. Sometimes there are good performances, bad performances in the playoffs. That’s really irrelevant, it really just comes down to a win and a loss.” Their chances would certainly be better if James performed like, well, James. He scored just 15 points on 5-of-15 shooting. Whether it was Deng sticking to him or the big men helping out, he simply had no room to operate and was basically a nonfactor in the game. Deng is also a big reason why the Bulls led the league with 62 wins and matched their best record since the 1997-98 championship season.

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LEAGUE STANDINGS

NAITONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division Tampa Bay New York Boston Toronto Baltimore

W 24 20 21 21 19

L 17 19 20 20 21

Pct .585 .513 .512 .512 .475

GB — 3 3 3 41⁄2

WCGB — 1 1 1 21⁄2

L10 7-3 3-7 7-3 7-3 5-5

Str W-1 L-6 W-4 W-6 L-1

Home 11-12 13-11 12-9 9-8 10-11

Away 13-5 7-8 9-11 12-12 9-10

W 25 22 20 17 12

L 13 19 20 25 27

Pct .658 .537 .500 .405 .308

GB — 41⁄2 6 10 131⁄2

WCGB — — 11⁄2 51⁄2 9

L10 5-5 8-2 4-6 6-4 1-9

Str W-2 L-1 L-3 L-1 L-9

Home 15-4 11-8 15-9 5-12 4-11

Away 10-9 11-11 5-11 12-13 8-16

W 22 22 20 17

L 19 19 20 23

Pct .537 .537 .500 .425

GB — — 11⁄2 41⁄2

WCGB — — 11⁄2 41⁄2

L10 5-5 5-5 5-5 3-7

Str L-1 W-2 L-1 W-1

Home 9-10 15-9 9-10 9-11

Away 13-9 7-10 11-10 8-12

W 25 24 24 20 19

L 15 16 19 21 22

Pct .625 .600 .558 .488 .463

GB — 1 21⁄2 51⁄2 61⁄2

WCGB — — 11⁄2 41⁄2 51⁄2

L10 4-6 5-5 6-4 6-4 6-4

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

Home 13-7 12-9 13-10 11-9 8-12

Away 12-8 12-7 11-9 9-12 11-10

W 24 23 20 18 17 15

L 17 19 21 23 22 26

Pct .585 .548 .488 .439 .436 .366

GB — 11⁄2 4 6 6 9

WCGB — 2 41⁄2 61⁄2 61⁄2 91⁄2

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

Str W-4 W-1 W-4 L-6 L-2 L-2

Home 14-9 11-9 13-6 7-11 9-13 9-13

Away 10-8 12-10 7-15 11-12 8-9 6-13

W 22 21 19 18 17

L 18 18 23 23 23

Pct .550 .538 .452 .439 .425

GB — 1 ⁄2 4 41⁄2 5

WCGB — 21⁄2 6 61⁄2 7

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

Str L-1 W-1 L-3 W-3 L-1

Home 10-5 10-10 10-12 7-14 10-10

Away 12-13 11-8 9-11 11-9 7-13

Central Division Cleveland Detroit Kansas City Chicago Minnesota

West Division Los Angeles Texas Oakland Seattle

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Philadelphia Florida Atlanta Washington New York

Central Division Cincinnati St. Louis Milwaukee Pittsburgh Chicago Houston

West Division San Francisco Colorado Los Angeles San Diego Arizona

SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 5 Toronto 4, Detroit 2 Boston 8, Baltimore 7 Cleveland 19, Kansas City 1 Texas 4, Chicago White Sox 0 Seattle 5, Minnesota 2 L.A. Angels at Oakland, (n)

NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 1 Washington 4, Pittsburgh 2 Cincinnati 7, Chicago Cubs 4 Florida 2, N.Y. Mets 1, 11 innings Atlanta 3, Houston 2 Colorado 7, San Francisco 4 San Diego 8, Arizona 4 Milwaukee 2, L.A. Dodgers 1

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES N.Y. Yankees (Nova 3-3) at Tampa Bay (Shields 4-1), 5:40 p.m. Toronto (Litsch 4-2) at Detroit (Porcello 3-2), 6:05 p.m. Baltimore (Britton 5-2) at Boston (Wakefield 0-1), 6:10 p.m. Cleveland (C.Carrasco 1-2) at Kansas City (O’Sullivan 2-2), 7:10 p.m. Texas (Harrison 3-4) at Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-6), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Chatwood 2-1) at Oakland (G.Gonzalez 4-2), 9:05 p.m. Minnesota (Liriano 2-5) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 4-3), 9:10 p.m. WEDNESDAY’S GAMES N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Texas at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Houston (W.Rodriguez 2-3) at Atlanta (D.Lowe 3-3), 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 4-1) at Washington (Zimmermann 2-4), 12:05 p.m. San Francisco (J.Sanchez 3-2) at Colorado (Jimenez 0-3), 2:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 2-4) at Cincinnati (Volquez 3-1), 6:10 p.m. Florida (Nolasco 3-0) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-4), 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Oswalt 3-1) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 5-0), 7:15 p.m. San Diego (Stauffer 0-1) at Arizona (D.Hudson 3-5), 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee (Wolf 3-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 4-3), 9:10 p.m. WEDNESDAY’S GAMES Colorado at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Florida, 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Houston at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Atlanta at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee at San Diego, 9:05 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. Bautista Tor 33 119 35 44 .370 Joyce TB 38 120 24 44 .367 MiYoung Tex 41 163 20 56 .344 Hafner Cle 31 109 16 37 .339 Kubel Min 39 143 15 47 .329 AdGonzalez Bos 41 168 27 55 .327 Konerko CWS 41 153 20 49 .320 Lowrie Bos 35 122 19 39 .320 MIzturis LAA 32 135 14 43 .319 Lind Tor 32 128 19 40 .313 RUNS — Bautista, Toronto, 35; MiCabrera, Detroit, 31; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 31; Granderson, New York, 29; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 29; AdGonzalez, Boston, 27; 5 tied at 26. RBI — AdGonzalez, Boston, 37; Beltre, Texas, 34; Granderson, New York, 31; MiYoung, Texas, 31; Konerko, Chicago, 30. HITS — MiYoung, Texas, 56; AdGonzalez, Boston, 55. DOUBLES — MiYoung, Texas, 16; Quentin, Chicago, 15; AdGonzalez, Boston, 14; Gordon, Kansas City, 14; Ellsbury, Boston, 13; Kinsler, Texas, 13; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 13. TRIPLES — Bourjos, Los Angeles, 5; Borbon, Texas, 3; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 3; Crisp, Oakland, 3; DeJesus, Oakland, 3; Gordon, Kansas City, 3; Granderson, New York, 3; SRodriguez, Tampa Bay, 3. HOME RUNS — Bautista, Toronto, 16; Granderson, New York, 14; Beltre, Texas, 10; Konerko, Chicago, 10. STOLEN BASES — Andrus, Texas, 13; Ellsbury, Boston, 13; Crisp, Oakland, 12; Fuld, Tampa Bay, 12; RDavis, Toronto, 11; ISuzuki, Seattle, 11; Aybar, Los Angeles, 10. PITCHING — Scherzer, Detroit, 6-0; Cahill, Oakland, 6-1; Weaver, Los Angeles, 6-3; Masterson, Cleveland, 5-1; Tomlin, Cleveland, 51; Lester, Boston, 5-1; Arrieta, Baltimore, 5-1; Britton, Baltimore, 5-2; Pineda, Seattle, 5-2; Price, Tampa Bay, 5-3. STRIKEOUTS — Verlander, Detroit, 62; Weaver, Los Angeles, 61; Haren, Los Angeles, 61. SAVES — MRivera, New York, 13; CPerez, Cleveland, 10; Valverde, Detroit, 10; League, Seattle, 9; Fuentes, Oakland, 9.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

5B

G AB R H Pct. Holliday StL 35 134 30 50 .373 Barney ChC 37 139 22 48 .345 Votto Cin 40 142 32 49 .345 Berkman StL 37 122 30 42 .344 Polanco Phi 40 154 22 52 .338 Ethier LAD 41 160 19 54 .338 SCastro ChC 38 163 23 54 .331 GSanchez Fla 40 152 24 50 .329 Wallace Hou 40 130 20 42 .323 Kemp LAD 42 155 23 50 .323 RUNS — Stubbs, Cincinnati, 32; Votto, Cincinnati, 32; Rasmus, St. Louis, 31; Berkman, St. Louis, 30; Braun, Milwaukee, 30; Holliday, St. Louis, 30; Prado, Atlanta, 28. RBI — Howard, Philadelphia, 35; Berkman, St. Louis, 34; Braun, Milwaukee, 33; Fielder, Milwaukee, 32; Pence, Houston, 31; Holliday, St. Louis, 28; CJones, Atlanta, 27; Prado, Atlanta, 27. HITS — JosReyes, New York, 56; SCastro, Chicago, 54; Ethier, Los Angeles, 54; Prado, Atlanta, 54; Polanco, Philadelphia, 52; Byrd, Chicago, 50; Holliday, St. Louis, 50; Kemp, Los Angeles, 50; GSanchez, Florida, 50. DOUBLES — Beltran, New York, 13; Holliday, St. Louis, 13; CJones, Atlanta, 13; JosReyes, New York, 13; Pence, Houston, 12; 9 tied at 11. TRIPLES — JosReyes, New York, 6; Victorino, Philadelphia, 5; SCastro, Chicago, 3; Espinosa, Washington, 3; Rasmus, St. Louis, 3; 19 tied at 2. HOME RUNS — Braun, Milwaukee, 12; Berkman, St. Louis, 11; ASoriano, Chicago, 11; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 10; Fielder, Milwaukee, 9; Howard, Philadelphia, 9; 5 tied at 8. STOLEN BASES — JosReyes, New York, 16; Bourn, Houston, 14; Desmond, Washington, 13; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 13; Bourgeois, Houston, 12; Kemp, Los Angeles, 12; Tabata, Pittsburgh, 11; Venable, San Diego, 11. PITCHING — 11 tied at 5. STRIKEOUTS — Halladay, Philadelphia, 73; Lincecum, San Francisco, 69; ClLee, Philadelphia, 68; Garza, Chicago, 65; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 64. SAVES — LNunez, Florida, 15; Street, Colorado, 13; FRodriguez, New York, 12; BrWilson, San Francisco, 12; Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 11; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 11.

La Russa back for Cards’ win The Associated Press

Cardinals 3, Phillies 1 ST. LOUIS — Jake Westbrook allowed one run in seven innings, and St. Louis snapped a three-game losing streak in manager Tony La Russa’s first game back from illness, capitalizing on Cliff Lee’s careerhigh six walks to beat Philadelphia on Monday night. The 66-year-old La Russa was back on the job after missing a six-game trip while getting treated for shingles. Philadelphia St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi Rollins ss 4 0 2 0 Theriot ss 2 0 2 1 WValdz 3b 3 0 0 0 Jay cf 3 0 1 1 Polanc ph-3b 1 0 0 0 Pujols 3b-1b4 0 0 0 Ibanez lf 4 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 2 1 0 0 Howard 1b 1 0 0 0 Brkmn 1b 1 1 0 0 Mayrry cf 4 1 0 0 Salas p 0 0 0 0 BFrncs rf 3 0 1 1 Craig rf 4 0 0 0 Orr 2b 3 0 0 0 YMolin c 4 0 2 0 Ruiz c 3 0 0 0 Punto 2b 4 1 2 1 Cl.Lee p 2 0 1 0 Westrk p 2 0 0 0 Gload ph 1 0 1 0 ESnchz p 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 1 5 1 Totals 26 3 7 3 Philadelphia 010 000 000 — 1 10x — 3 St. Louis 000 200 DP—Philadelphia 2, St. Louis 2. LOB— Philadelphia 4, St. Louis 8. 2B—Rollins (8). SB— Mayberry (3). S—Jay, Lohse. IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia Cl.Lee L,2-4 6 1-3 6 3 3 6 4 Stutes 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 J.Romero 1 1 0 0 0 0 St. Louis Westbrook W,3-3 7 4 1 1 3 1 E.Sanchez H,5 1 1 0 0 0 1 Salas S,4-4 1 0 0 0 0 1 T—2:37. A—34,884 (43,975).

Braves 3, Astros 2 ATLANTA — Eric Hinske had three hits, including a tiebreaking single in the seventh, and Atlanta used a makeshift lineup in the victory. Manager Fredi Gonzalez subbed Hinske in left field and Joe Mather, who had a two-run single in the sixth, in right as the Braves were missing third baseman Chipper Jones and right fielder Jason Heyward from their starting lineup. Houston Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi Bourn cf 4 0 0 0 Prado 3b 5 0 1 0 Barmes ss 3 0 0 0 McLoth cf 2 1 1 0 Pence rf 4 0 0 0 McCnn c 4 0 0 0 Ca.Lee lf 4 1 2 0 Uggla 2b 2 0 0 0 Towles pr 0 0 0 0 Hinske lf 4 1 3 1 Wallac 1b 4 0 0 0 OFlhrt p 0 0 0 0 Hall 2b 3 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ss 4 1 1 0 Bogsvc ph 1 0 0 0 Fremn 1b 3 0 0 0 MDwns 3b 3 1 2 2 Mather rf-lf 4 0 2 2 Quinter c 3 0 0 0 Hanson p 2 0 1 0 Myers p 2 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 1 0 0 0 AngSnc 2b 1 0 0 0 Totals 32 2 4 2 Totals 31 3 9 3 Houston 000 010 100 — 2 Atlanta 000 002 10x — 3 E—Myers (1), Barmes (1), Prado (3). DP— Houston 3. LOB—Houston 4, Atlanta 10. 2B— M.Downs (5). HR—M.Downs (3). S—Hanson. IP H R ER BB SO Houston Myers 6 8 2 2 3 6 Abad L,1-4 1-3 1 1 1 2 1 W.Lopez 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Atlanta Hanson W,5-3 7 3 2 1 1 10 O’Flaherty H,8 1 0 0 0 0 2 Kimbrel S,11-14 1 1 0 0 0 3 T—2:44. A—17,416 (49,586).

Reds 7, Cubs 4 CINCINNATI — Jonny Gomes hit his first homer in nearly a month, completing Cincinnati’s seven-run rally that ended Carlos Zambrano’s run of road success. Zambrano (4-2) had won his last 10 starts on the road, matching the second-longest such streak in Cubs history since 1919. He took a one-hitter into the sixth, then fell apart. Chicago Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi Fukdm rf 5 0 0 0 Stubbs cf 4 1 1 0 Barney 2b 4 0 3 1 Renteri ss 3 1 0 0 SCastro ss 3 0 0 0 Votto 1b 3 1 1 1 ArRmr 3b 3 0 0 0 BPhllps 2b 4 1 1 1 ASorin lf 4 0 1 0 Bruce rf 4 1 2 1 Byrd cf 4 1 2 0 Rolen 3b 4 1 1 1 C.Pena 1b 4 2 2 2 JGoms lf 4 1 1 2 K.Hill c 4 0 1 0 Corder p 0 0 0 0 Zamrn p 3 1 0 0 Hanign c 2 0 0 0 Mateo p 0 0 0 0 HBaily p 1 0 1 0 JRussll p 0 0 0 0 Cairo ph 1 0 0 0 DeWitt ph 1 0 0 0 Heisey ph-lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 35 4 9 3 Totals 31 7 8 6 Chicago 000 022 000 — 4 Cincinnati 000 007 00x — 7 E—Rolen (3). DP—Chicago 1, Cincinnati 1. LOB—Chicago 7, Cincinnati 6. 2B—A.Soriano (5), Bruce (6), Rolen (8). HR—C.Pena (4), J.Gomes (7). R ER BB SO IP H Chicago Zambrano L,4-2 5 1-3 6 6 6 3 3 Mateo 2-3 1 1 1 2 1 J.Russell 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Samardzija 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Marmol 1 0 0 0 1 2 Cincinnati H.Bailey W,3-0 6 6 4 3 3 4 LeCure H,3 1 1-3 3 0 0 0 0 Bray H,5 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Cordero S,8-9 1 0 0 0 0 0 T—2:51. A—16,981 (42,319).

Nationals 4, Pirates 2 W A S H I N G T O N — Danny Espinosa broke out of a slump with a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Washington extended Pittsburgh’s losing streak to a season-worst seven games. Espinosa, who was 8-for-73, drove the first pitch thrown by reliever Jose Ascanio into the left-field bullpen, scoring Mike Morse. Pittsburgh Washington ab r h bi ab r h bi AMcCt cf 4 1 2 1 Berndn cf 4 0 0 0 Tabata lf 5 0 2 0 Dsmnd ss 2 1 0 0 Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 Werth rf 4 0 2 0 Diaz rf 2 0 0 0 WRams c 3 0 1 1 Paul ph-rf 1 0 0 0 AdLRc 1b 4 0 0 0 Pearce 1b 3 0 1 1 Morse lf 3 0 1 0 Overay ph-1b1 0 0 0 L.Nix pr-lf 0 1 0 0 BrWod 3b 3 0 0 0 Espinos 2b 3 1 1 2 Snyder c 3 0 1 0 HrstnJr 3b 3 1 1 1 Doumit ph 1 0 1 0 Lannan p 2 0 0 0 Cedeno ss 3 1 2 0 Kimall p 1 0 0 0 Mahlm p 2 0 0 0 SBurntt p 0 0 0 0 GJones ph 1 0 1 0 Totals 33 2 10 2 Totals 29 4 6 4 Pittsburgh 100 000 100 — 2 — 4 Washington 100 010 20x DP—Pittsburgh 1, Washington 1. LOB— Pittsburgh 9, Washington 4. 2B—Tabata (8), Cedeno (5), Werth (9). 3B—A.McCutchen (2). HR—Espinosa (5), Hairston Jr. (2). SB—Werth (6). CS—Snyder (1). S—Maholm. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Maholm L,1-6 6 1-3 4 3 3 2 7 Ascanio 2-3 1 1 1 0 1 Beimel 1 1 0 0 1 1 Washington Lannan 6 1-3 7 2 2 4 4 Kimball W,1-0 BS,1-1 1 1 0 0 0 1 S.Burnett H,4 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Storen S,9-9 1 2 0 0 0 1 T—2:42. A—21,960 (41,506).

Rockies 7, Giants 4 DENVER — Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez capped a five-run sixth-inning with a three-run homer off an unusually wild Tim Lincecum. Lincecum allowed seven runs, three earned, and nine 2 hits and walked six in 5 ⁄ 3 innings. San Francisco Colorado ab r h bi ab r h bi Torres cf 4 1 1 1 Fowler cf 3 2 2 1 FSnchz 2b 4 0 3 0 Herrer 2b 3 1 2 0 Huff 1b 4 1 1 0 CGnzlz lf 4 1 1 3 Posey c 4 0 2 0 Tlwtzk ss 4 0 1 2 Schrhlt rf 2 1 1 2 Helton 1b 4 0 1 0 C.Ross lf 1 0 0 0 S.Smith rf 3 1 1 1 Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 JoLopz 3b 3 1 2 0 Burrell ph 1 0 0 0 JMorls c 3 0 0 0 Runzler p 0 0 0 0 Mrtnsn p 1 1 0 0 DeRosa 3b 4 0 0 0 Amezg ph 1 0 0 0 Tejada ss 4 1 2 0 Belisle p 0 0 0 0 Linccm p 1 0 0 0 MtRynl p 0 0 0 0 Rownd lf 2 0 0 0 Splrghs ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 31 4 10 3 Totals 30 7 10 7 San Francisco 001 003 000 — 4 00x — 7 Colorado 000 025 E—Lincecum (1). DP—Colorado 4. LOB—San Francisco 5, Colorado 8. 2B—Tejada (7), Jo.Lopez (2). HR—Torres (1), Schierholtz (3), C.Gonzalez (5), S.Smith (4). SB—C.Ross (1), S.Smith (3). CS—Schierholtz (3), Fowler 2 (5), C.Gonzalez (1). S—Lincecum, Herrera. IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Lincecum L,3-4 5 2-3 9 7 3 6 3 Affeldt 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 Runzler 1 0 0 0 2 0 Colorado Mortensen W,1-0 6 7 4 4 2 4 Belisle H,3 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 Mat.Reynolds H,6 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 R.Betancourt H,12 2-3 2 0 0 1 0 Lindstrom H,8 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Street S,13-14 1 0 0 0 0 1 T—2:53. A—33,228 (50,490).

Marlins 2, Mets 1, 11 innings NEW YORK — Florida reliever Burke Badenhop got his second career hit with two outs in the 11th inning, driving in Mike Stanton with the go-ahead run. Florida New York ab r h bi ab r h bi Coghln cf 4 0 0 0 JosRys ss 5 0 2 0 R.Webb p 0 0 0 0 Harris 3b 4 0 0 0 Choate p 0 0 0 0 Hu ph-2b 1 0 0 0 Badnhp p 1 0 1 1 Beltran rf 3 0 1 0 LNunez p 0 0 0 0 Bay lf 4 0 1 0 HRmrz ss 6 0 0 0 DnMrp 1b 4 1 1 0 Morrsn lf 4 0 0 0 Turner 2b-3b5 0 2 1 GSnchz 1b 4 0 1 0 Pridie cf 5 0 1 0 Dobbs 3b 3 0 0 0 RPauln c 2 0 0 0 Helms ph-3b 2 0 0 0 Thole ph-c 1 0 0 0 Stanton rf 4 2 2 1 Pelfrey p 2 0 0 0 J.Buck c 3 0 0 0 Hairstn ph 1 0 0 0 Hayes pr-c 1 0 0 0 Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 Infante 2b 4 0 3 0 Isrnghs p 0 0 0 0 JJhnsn p 1 0 0 0 FMrtnz ph 1 0 0 0 Cousins ph 1 0 1 0 OConnr p 0 0 0 0 Bonifac ph-cf2 0 1 0 Niese ph 1 0 1 0 Totals 40 2 9 2 Totals 39 1 9 1 Florida 000 000 100 01 — 2 New York 000 100 000 00 — 1 E—H.Ramirez (7), Jos.Reyes (3). DP—Florida 1, New York 1. LOB—Florida 12, New York 12. 2B—Turner (3). 3B—Niese (1). HR—Stanton (8). SB—Jos.Reyes 2 (16). CS—Bay (1). S—Infante, Jo.Johnson, Bay. IP H R ER BB SO Florida Jo.Johnson 5 7 1 1 2 3 Mujica 1 0 0 0 0 1 M.Dunn 2 0 0 0 0 5 R.Webb 2-3 1 0 0 2 1 Choate 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Badenhop W,1-0 1 0 0 0 2 0 L.Nunez S,15-15 1 1 0 0 0 2 New York Pelfrey 7 6 1 1 2 1 Byrdak 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 Isringhausen 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 F.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 1 1 O’Connor 1 0 0 0 0 2 Igarashi L,2-1 1 3 1 1 0 1 HBP—by F.Rodriguez (J.Buck). WP— Jo.Johnson, Pelfrey. T—3:31. A—23,721 (41,800).

Padres 8, Diamondbacks 4 PHOENIX — Ryan Ludwick homered and drove in three runs, and Clayton Richard pitched into the sixth inning to end a four-game losing streak. San Diego

Arizona ab r h bi CYoung cf 4 0 1 0 Mora 3b 5 0 1 1 J.Upton rf 4 1 2 1 S.Drew ss 4 0 0 0 RRorts 2b 4 0 1 0 Nady 1b 3 0 0 0 GParra lf 3 0 0 0 HBlanc c 3 2 2 2 Monter ph-c1 0 0 0 Galrrg p 1 0 0 0 Mirand ph 0 1 0 0 JGutrrz p 0 0 0 0 Branyn ph 1 0 0 0 Demel p 0 0 0 0 Patersn p 0 0 0 0 KJhnsn ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 35 8 9 8 Totals 34 4 7 4 San Diego 230 030 000 — 8 Arizona 001 020 010 — 4 E—Headley (6), R.Roberts (3), S.Drew (4). DP—San Diego 1, Arizona 1. LOB—San Diego 6, Arizona 9. 2B—Bartlett (5), Headley (10), C.Young (11). HR—Ludwick (7), J.Upton (8), H.Blanco 2 (4). SB—S.Drew (3). SF—Maybin, Ludwick. R ER BB SO IP H San Diego Richard W,2-4 5 2-3 5 3 3 3 5 Qualls 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Frieri 1-3 1 1 1 1 1 Adams S,1-1 1 2-3 1 0 0 0 3 Arizona Galarraga L,3-4 5 8 8 5 2 1 J.Gutierrez 2 1 0 0 0 3 Demel 1 0 0 0 1 0 Paterson 1 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Richard (Miranda), by Frieri (Nady), by Demel (K.Phillips). Balk—Richard. T—2:52. A—17,958 (48,633).

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Brewers 2, Dodgers 1 LOS ANGELES — Shaun Marcum outpitched Jon Garland to win his fifth straight decision, Carlos Gomez robbed Juan Uribe of a homer, and Rickie Weeks singled home the go-ahead run. The Brewers, coming off a three-game sweep against Pittsburgh, have won seven of nine following a seven-game losing streak. Prince Fielder drove in their other run with a third-inning single. Milwaukee Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Weeks 2b 4 0 2 1 Carroll ss 4 1 1 0 CGomz cf 4 1 0 0 Miles 2b 4 0 1 0 Braun lf 4 0 1 0 Ethier rf 4 0 0 0 Fielder 1b 4 0 2 1 Kemp cf 3 0 0 1 McGeh 3b 5 0 1 0 Uribe 3b 3 0 1 0 C.Hart rf 4 1 1 0 Loney 1b 4 0 1 0 YBtncr ss 5 0 1 0 Gions lf 3 0 1 0 Lucroy c 3 0 1 0 GwynJ lf 0 0 0 0 Marcm p 1 0 0 0 Barajs c 3 0 0 0 Kotsay ph 0 0 0 0 Garlnd p 2 0 0 0 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 0 0 Navarr ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 34 2 9 2 Totals 31 1 5 1 Milwaukee 001 001 000 — 2 — 1 Los Angeles 000 100 000 DP—Los Angeles 1. LOB—Milwaukee 14, Los Angeles 5. 2B—Braun (4), C.Hart (5), Gibbons (1). SB—C.Gomez (9). S—Marcum. SF—Kemp. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Marcum W,5-1 7 5 1 1 1 4 Loe H,8 1 0 0 0 0 0 Axford S,9-11 1 0 0 0 0 2 Los Angeles Garland L,1-3 6 7 2 2 4 1 Jansen 1 1 0 0 0 1 Guerrier 1 1 0 0 3 1 Elbert 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 MacDougal 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Garland (C.Gomez). T—3:05. A—35,346 (56,000).

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Red Sox rally past Orioles, 8-7 The Associated Press

Red Sox 8, Orioles 7 BOSTON — Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run double off the left-field wall with one out in the ninth inning for Boston. Trailing 7-6 going into the inning, the Red Sox put runners at first and second on one-out walks to Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia. Gonzalez, the AL leader with 37 RBIs, then got the winning hit on the first pitch he saw from Kevin Gregg (0-1). Alfredo Aceves (1-0) got the win, allowing one run in three innings. The Orioles had led, 6-0, before the Red Sox scored five runs in the sixth. Mark Reynolds’ solo homer gave Baltimore a two-run lead in the seventh. Then Jason Varitek singled in a run in the bottom of the inning, making it 7-6. Baltimore Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi BRorts 2b 5 1 1 0 Ellsury cf 5 1 2 0 Markks rf 4 1 1 0 Pedroia 2b 5 1 1 0 D.Lee 1b 2 0 1 1 AdGnzl 1b 5 1 3 3 Fox 1b 3 0 0 0 Youkils 3b 4 0 2 2 Guerrr dh 5 2 3 1 Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 Scott lf 1 1 0 0 J.Drew rf 4 1 2 0 Pie lf 0 0 0 0 Lowrie ss 4 2 2 1 AdJons cf 4 0 1 1 Crwfrd lf 5 1 1 0 Wieters c 4 1 1 1 Varitek c 5 1 2 2 MrRynl 3b 5 1 2 2 Hardy ss 3 0 0 1 Totals 36 7 10 7 Totals 41 8 15 8 Baltimore 201 021 100 — 7 Boston 000 005 102 — 8 E—Scott (1), Mar.Reynolds (7). LOB— Baltimore 11, Boston 15. 2B—D.Lee (6), Guerrero 2 (9), Ad.Gonzalez (14), Youkilis 2 (11), Lowrie (9). 3B—Lowrie (2). HR—Mar.Reynolds (5). SB—B.Roberts 2 (6), Markakis (3), Mar.Reynolds (1), Ellsbury (13), Crawford (6). SF—Hardy. R ER BB SO IP H Baltimore Tillman 5 5 0 0 3 2 M.Gonzalez 1-3 3 4 1 0 0 Accardo H,1 1-3 2 1 1 0 0 Rapada H,2 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 Ji.Johnson H,7 1 3 1 1 0 2 Uehara H,4 1 1 0 0 1 1 Gregg L,0-1 BS,3-10 1-3 1 2 2 2 0 Boston Matsuzaka 4 1-3 5 5 5 7 2 Atchison 1 2-3 3 1 1 1 2 Aceves W,1-0 3 2 1 1 0 2 T—3:53. A—37,138 (37,493).

Rays 6, Yankees 5 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Sam Fuld and B.J. Upton hit tworun homers to help Tampa Bay hand New York its sixth consecutive loss. It’s the first time the Yankees have lost this many consecutive games since a sevengame skid in April 2007. Yankees starter A.J Burnett had a four-run advantage before imploding in the sixth. After Fuld homered and Matt Joyce drove in a run with a single, Upton ended Burnett’s night with his two-run drive that put Tampa Bay up, 6-5. New York Tampa Bay ab r h bi ab r h bi Jeter ss 3 1 0 0 Fuld lf 4 1 1 2 Grndrs cf 4 1 1 3 Zobrist 2b 3 0 1 0 Teixeir 1b 4 0 0 0 Damon dh 4 1 1 1 AlRdrg dh 4 0 0 0 Longori 3b 4 1 1 0 Cano 2b 4 1 2 0 Joyce rf 3 1 1 1 Swisher rf 4 1 1 0 BUpton cf 3 1 1 2 AnJons lf 3 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 3 0 2 0 Gardnr ph 1 0 0 0 Brignc ss 3 0 0 0 Martin c 4 1 2 0 Jaso c 3 1 1 0 ENunez 3b 3 0 1 2 Totals 34 5 7 5 Totals 30 6 9 6 New York 020 030 000 — 5 Tampa Bay 000 105 00x — 6 E—E.Nunez (6), Fuld (2). DP—New York 2. LOB—New York 3, Tampa Bay 3. 2B—Jaso (7). HR—Granderson (14), Fuld (2), Damon (7), B.Upton (6). CS—Zobrist (1), B.Upton (3). IP H R ER BB SO New York A.J.Burnett L,4-3 5 2-3 8 6 6 1 3 Ayala 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 Logan 1 0 0 0 1 1 Chamberlain 1 0 0 0 1 0 Tampa Bay Price 5 6 5 5 1 5 J.Cruz W,2-0 1 1 0 0 0 1 Jo.Peralta H,6 2 0 0 0 0 0 Farnsworth S,8-9 1 0 0 0 0 1 T—2:50. A—25,024 (34,078).

Blue Jays 4, Tigers 2 D E T R O I T — Kyle Drabek pitched seven strong innings as Toronto snapped Detroit’s seven-game winning streak. Drabek (2-3) allowed one run despite walking six, and gave up three hits and struck out two. Frank Francisco pitched the ninth for his fourth save, allowing a solo homer to Jhonny Peralta.

Toronto

Detroit ab r h bi AJcksn cf 3 1 1 0 Dirks lf 2 0 1 0 Raburn ph-lf1 0 0 0 Boesch rf 3 0 0 0 MiCarr 1b 1 0 0 1 VMrtnz dh 4 0 0 0 JhPerlt ss 4 1 1 1 Avila c 2 0 0 0 Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 Santiag 2b 3 0 0 0 Kelly ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 35 4 12 4 Totals 27 2 4 2 Toronto 000 000 130 — 4 Detroit 100 000 001 — 2 E—Mi.Cabrera 2 (3). DP—Toronto 1. LOB— Toronto 9, Detroit 7. 2B—A.Hill (6). HR— Jh.Peralta (6). SB—A.Jackson (6). CS—Y.Escobar (1). S—Jo.McDonald, Inge. SF—Y.Escobar, J.Rivera, Arencibia, Mi.Cabrera. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto Drabek W,3-2 7 3 1 1 6 2 Rzepczynski H,5 1 0 0 0 0 0 F.Francisco S,4-5 1 1 1 1 1 0 Detroit Scherzer 7 8 1 0 1 2 Benoit L,1-3 1 4 3 3 0 0 Perry 1 0 0 0 0 0 T—2:53. A—20,444 (41,255). YEscor ss CPttrsn lf Bautist rf Encrnc 1b A.Hill 2b JRiver dh Arencii c RDavis cf JMcDnl 3b

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DISTRIBUTION TEAM LEADER Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for a Team Leader in our Distribution Center. Responsible for handling the processing and bundling of newsprint products from the press to distributors; troubleshoot machinery; and assist with supervising and providing training to team members. Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily. Successful candidate will have leadership experience and be a team player; experience operating machinery and maintenance skills preferred; strong communication skills; good attention to detail and able to multi-task; able to lift up to 70 lbs.; stand for long periods of time and frequently twist and bend; and proficient with MS Office products. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

We have an immediate opening for a DELIVERY Driver with Class B CDL We offer excellent benefits such as health, dental and life insurance as well as 401(K) with company match! Plus various incentives programs. Apply at:

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USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER StoryMarket, the new content network that aims to revolutionize the way media content is found, bought and sold, has an immediate opening for a User Experience Designer. We’re looking for an experienced HTML5/CSS artist capable of creating intuitive, clean, responsive designs and interfaces. The User Experience Designer will be responsible for the overall design of StoryMarket. com, for comps and mock ups of new features, for proactively identifying and implementing design and user interface refinements to support users’ site-wide goals, and in general assuring that the StoryMarket user experience is nimble, elegant and powerful. The ideal candidate will have: • Experience developing designs and interfaces in Django templates • Experience developing fluid, app-like design experiences • Experience seeing design projects through all phases, from concept to deployment • Dedication to web standards and best practices • A love for typography and clean visual communication • Enthusiasm for continuous evaluation, evolution and revision of site elements based on feedback and site goals • The ability to work in a team environment and produce a variety of design solution options Though it won’t be primary focus of the job, experience designing for a variety of contexts (tablets, smart phones, desktop apps) would be a Very Big Plus, as would experience designing print assets.

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The City of Bonner Springs is accepting apFirst Presbyterian Church, plications for a Public Lawrence, part time Works Maintenance I poorganist/pianist. Requiresition. Work involves ments: BA or BM in church outdoor labor, mainteorgan performance. Some nance of streets, public experience preferred. Salright-of-ways, signs, ary based on exp. Send rePublic Works facilities & sume & cover letter with equipment. references to: First PresMust be 18 years old, HS byterian Church, c/o Tracy degree or GED. CDL liResseguie, 2415 Clinton cense required within 30 Pkwy, Lawrence KS 66047. days of employment. www.firstpreslawrence.org Benefits include health Deadline May 27. RETIREMENT insurance, vacation, sick COMMUNITY leave and retirement. Lawrence Public Library $12.02 - 16.23/hr DOQ. has opening for part-time Pioneer Ridge Retirement Applications and job security officer. See Community is currently descriptions available at http://tinyurl.com/d2by66 accepting applications City Hall, 205 E. Second, for more information. for Director of Nursing Bonner Springs, KS (DON), Registered Nurse 66012, 913-667-1707, (RN) license required, www.bonnersprings.org. and 5 years of DON Applications accepted management experience until 5:00 p.m., preferred. Must have orReady to work? May 27, 2011. EOE ganizational, planning, Can’t work? leadership, fiscal manProblem Solved! Childcare agement, staffing, etc., skills. Pioneer Ridge FT Positions Imagine. Part time child Health Care and Rapid 18/25 Needed Now care staff needed Mon. Recovery is a 76 bed faFri., 8:30am - 5:30pm. Must TOP PAY FOR cility with a 95% occuhave experience in lipancy rate, stable staff, RELIABLE WORKERS censed child care center and a great survey hisFilling POSITIONS or education in early childtory. Apply online at hood development. If apNOW Call www.midwest-health.com/ plicable send resume to: careers. EOE 785-856-1243 Erin at Erin@tihc.org

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To apply submit a cover letter & resume to: hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

To apply, send us your resume; as much visual information (portfolio site, mock ups, live sites) as you think we’ll need to understand your skills and potential; your salary desires; and anything else you’d like us to know, to jobs@storymarket.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off and more. A background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment are required. EOE.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MANAGER The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a leader to develop and implement audience engagement and marketing strategy for our print and digital products. Responsible for contributing to the overall branding and marketing of our products as well as driving audience development marketing campaigns and strategies. By working closely with our sales and management team, this individual will: • Lead efforts to engage targeted communities (both geographic and topical) in digital content products; • Participate in the marketing planning and strategy development efforts; • Manage day-to-day audience development marketing campaigns and strategies; • Develop online advertising, search and social media marketing solutions which target appropriate audiences; • Create marketing content to ensure a consistent message is communicated to consumers across print and electronic media; • Work closely with departments to understand sales trends, recommend new partnerships to promote sales and develop marketing strategies to support sales goals; • Develop reporting tools and reports to track marketing results; • Analyze and utilize market research and other available data to drive marketing decisions; • Work with designers on the design and production of a variety of collateral materials including banners mailers, brochures, flyers and all types of signage; and • Prepare annual marketing budget and meet expense budget objectives. Ideal candidates should have three year’s experience in a marketing role with management and leadership experience; bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or related field or equivalent experience; demonstrated experience developing and implementing marketing strategies and successful campaigns; knowledge and understanding of print and online audience behaviors with the goal to increase audience size, engagement and transactions; experience using social media tools in successful marketing campaigns; strong communication skills with ability to build effective relationships; ability to work under deadline pressure; and proficient in MS Office. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off and more. A background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment are required. EOE.


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2BR, in quiet neighborhood Call 785-838-9559 available Aug. 1,000 sq. ft. water paid, locked stor- Income restrictions apply age, off-st. parking & pool. Sm. Dog Welcome EOH $585/mo. 532-38 Lawrence Ave. Call 785-766-2722 Studios & 1BRs - Half Block 3BR & 3-car driveway - 1100 to KU. Some utilities paid. Louisiana. Huge 1st floor Laundry, off-street parkapt. near KU, 2 porches, 1 ing. Call 785-842-7644 bath, water pd. $1,260/mo. Aug. No pets. 785-766-0476 VILLA 26 APTS. 3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 bath, DW, microwave, W/D hookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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1 & 2 Bedrooms plus 2 & 3BR townhomes

& 3BR Avail. Now.

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3BR — 2525 Yale, 2 story, 2 Quiet, great location on KU bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, bus route, no pets, W/D in FP, 2 car garage, no pets. all units. 785-842-5227 $800/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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3BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. Clubhouse lounge, gym, Newly remodeled. CA, DW, Duplexes garages avail., W/D, walk Microwave, W/D, & deck. 1311 Wakarusa - office in closets, and 1 pet okay. $1,260/mo. 785-842-7644 space available. 200 sq. ft. 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence 3BR, study, appls. in lovely - 6,000 sq. ft. For details 785-842-3280 home. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ call 785-842-7644 downtown. $1,350/mo. Low 2 & 3BRs, 1241 Tennessee, utils., parking. 785-979-6830 1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. near KU, W/D, No pets. Yr. lease. Some utilities paid. 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 Avail. Aug. 1. 913-208-1840 pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR in 4-plex on a quiet 2 - 3BRs — 2620 Ridge Ct., www.rentinlawrence.com tri-level with washer & 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 street. AC, W/D hookup, dryer. 1 bath, all electric. story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, off-street parking. $525/mo. Avail. now. 785-218-1413 $650. No pets. 785-841-5797 W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR, 1 bath, laundry rm., 1 car, green space, hard3BR, 2 bath, wood floors, wood floors, on bus route. W/D - big apt. in house at close to KU, No pets, $700/ 1400 Tennessee for Aug. mo. Avail. Aug. 1st. 1613 W. $825/mo. 785-841-3633 6th Terrace. 785-766-4055

1/2 off August Rent!

1BR & 2BR Apts. starting at $647/mo. Free Carport, full size W/D, extra storage, all electric, lg. pets welcome. Quiet location: 3700 Clinton Parkway. 785-749-0431

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1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

1BR, downtown S. Park location, 1021 Rhode Island, W/D, DW, low utils., off-st. parking, quiet. For August. $525/mo. 785-331-6064

Applecroft Apts.

1BRs - close to downtown & KU, CA, DW, some w/W/D, $525 - $625/mo. All utils pd. 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794

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19th & Iowa, Lawrence

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NEW kitchens at the Village! • Pet Friendly • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens • Huge private balconies • Swimming pool • W/D or hookups in some • Studios - 1BR - 2BR - 3BR

785-842-4200 Studio, 1, 2 & 3BRs 2 & 3BR townhomes Available Summer & Fall Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

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1, 2 & 3 BRS with W/D 2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468 www.firstmanagementinc.com

2BR, 1013 W. 24th. AC, garage, appls., W/D hookup. All new inside: windows, kitchen, wiring, plumbing. bath. Avail. June. $750/mo. Credit check 785-979-7838

Bob Billings & Crestline

19th & Mass

Furnished 3 & 4BR Apts Leasing for August 2011 W/D included

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Townhomes 1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units starting at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity)

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

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2BR, 1 bath, new carpet, W/D hookup, appls., garage. $595/mo. + deposit. No pets. Call 785-218-7551 2BRs avail. in clean duplex. Near Kasold/23rd. Needing 2 roommates. $400/BR. 785-424-4733, 785-766-9964

3BR, 2 bath, large pantry, W/D hookup, 2 car garage, quiet NW area. Avail. now. $950/mo. 785-760-3456 3BR, 2.5 bath, W/D hookup, 1,400 sq. ft., 2 car, near bus route, lawn care. $900/mo. avail. now. 785-979-4386 1721 Ohio - Newer Construction, walk to campus. 3BR, 2 bath, off-st. parking, security system, fireplace. 785-841-5444 Brand New!!!! 1700 Tennessee, Luxury duplex, 4BR, 4 bath, 1,700 sq. ft., granite counter tops, fireplace, walk to campus, garage, off-st. parking, security sys. 785-841-5444

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Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st

2,200 - 2,600 sq. ft. Some are brand new houses. 2.5 baths, 2 & 3 car garages. Close to Clinton Lake, K-10, & turnpike. Pets ok with pet deposit. Development has pool. www.garberprop.com

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GPM

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

Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $1,100 - $1,150/mo.

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

Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo.

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Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $775 - $875/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com

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www.garberprop.com Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes for Aug. $840 or $945/mo. W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok, FP, walk-in closets. 785-842-3280 Studio, garden level, 1026 Ohio, (near KU/downtown) Appls., W/D. $470, low utils. Avail. soon. 785-979-6830

Mobile Homes

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

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RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.

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

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

3BR, 14 x 80, 1 bath, fixer. $6,900. in Gaslight Village. Call 785-727-9764

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

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Office Space Luxury Office Suites Avail. SW Lawrence, up to 3,000 sq. ft. 785-633-5465 www.lawrencespacefor lease.blogspot.com

Lawrence-Rural

Spacious 4BR, 2 bath, 2 mi. S. of town on 2+ acres w/pond, huge 2 car garage, part finished bsmt. $50,000+ under appraisal for quick sale. $139,000. 1135 E.1200 Rd. 785-691-8028

Mobile Homes OWNER WILL FINANCE 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA. Clean Move in ready - Lawrence Call 816-830-2152

Tonganoxie 3BR, 1 bath slab 2-story, 135 East 3rd St. Near schools. Shed, front porch. Totally remodeled! $100,000. Move in Ready. Call 913-208-5269

Homes Out of Town Lake Ozarks (west side) 2BR house with 2 well dock & lg. garage, desert lawn. $187,000. Call 785-594-3138

Washer & Dryer. Kenmore Heavy Duty, Super Capacity Washer and Hot Point Dryer $100. Good condition. cash only. Call 785-856-0470

Building Materials

Garage Doors: (2) 8x7, double steel, insulated, complete & brand new. Never installed. New track, torsion springs, door stop & hardware. These are brown but paintable. $225 each. 785-423-5116

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Celebrate Graduation with Mid-America Piano! EVERY PIANO IS NOW ON SALE! 785-537-3774 Manhattan piiano4u.com

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Grands, Verticals, Digitals too! All pianos up to 50% off! 800-950-3774 piano4u.com

Modern player piano! 48” Yamaha Disklavier in Polished Ebony cabinet! On Sale Now in Manhattan!

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

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OVER 85 CLEAN USED PIANOS from $488 in Manhattan during Mid-America Piano’s Graduation Piano Sale!

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2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon, Ultraview Sunroof, Remaining Factory Warranty, Company Vehicle, $32,981 stock # 11287 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

Piano - Spinet piano in good condition. Asking $300. Call 913-636-9990 Pianos: (3) 1 Wurlitzer, 1 Lowery, 1 Gulbransen console, w/benches each $425. Price includes delivery & tuning. 785-832-9906

Office Equipment Printer: Epson Stylus Photo RX500 printer. Print copy CADILLAC 2006 DTS Luxscan B/W & color excellent ury II, Leather condition $20 Call heated/cooled seats, Re785-393-9080 mote start, On Star, All power equip, and much more. Only $16,744.00 Sports-Fitness STK#614861. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Equipment www.dalewilleyauto.com Heddon Spinning Reel MO23 with rod $25. for more info. please call 785-856-1028 Urban Rebounder. Urban rebounder with stabilizer bar and bungee cords, plus 3 DVDs. $65. 785-393-9764

Pets

Chihuahua-Pomeranian mix puppies - Adorable, kid friendly, side kick sized. $150. 785-856-6526

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

1997 Cadillac Seville STS

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

Boats-Water Craft 1985 Conroy (Glastron) with trailer, 4 cylinder / IB-OB As Is - $1000 (785) 842-2306

Lowe 1980 Aluminum, 16 ft. fishing boat with a trailer, a 35hp outboard Evinrude motor (recently serviced, runs good), & a new 700 Cadillac 2006 STS AWD ABS, Sunseries Humminbird fish Luxury pkg, finder (attached to boat). roof, leather, heated & Asking $2,000, but would cooled seats, Navigation, consider all offers. See at: On Star, Cd changer, Health & Beauty 1036 Holiday Drive. Call Bose Sound, and more. Only $18,995. 785-841-7072, 785-691-6719 Bedside Commode: Clean STK#126942 and excellent condition, Dale Willey 785-843-5200 $30. 785-393-2599 Campers www.dalewilleyauto.com

Hunting-Fishing

2003 Montana 5th Wheel: 36ft., 3 slides, new tires, Hanging Scale 1000lb. $85. polar pkg, queen bed, New For more info. please call TV. Very good cond. Hitch included. $25,000. 785-856-1028 913-441-1212, 913-422-7506

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Hen & Chicks. Outdoor plants. Three dozen. $5. for a dozen. 785-842-8776. Just So Happens. Iris tubers for sale. $3.50/ea. or 3/$10. Hrs: Thurs./Fri. 9-3, Sat. 8-7, Sun 1-4. 20314 235th St. Tonganoxie, Dave & Meri O’Hare, 913-845-0914.

RV's

1993 Catalina Coachman RV

On Ford Chassis 48k Nice Coach Sleeps 6, Dual AC, 7500 Watt Generator. Don’t Miss This For $13,988 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Patio Table: 60” Plexiglass $35. Umbrella 7-1/2 ft. green floral with tilt, $35. Both for $60, Like New! Call 785-841-7062.

Cadillac 2007 STS AWD Luxury Pkg, Cadillac Certified, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, alloy wheels, Bose sound, On Star, Navigation, CD changer, Adaptive cruise AND MORE! ONLY $26,844. STK#476201. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Tall bearded Iris for sale. Come pick your colors now. Plants will be dug afDouglas Co. / Lecompton ter blooming. 250 different 6 acres to 50 acres - Trees, colors. Most are $1.00 per ponds, hilltop view. 20 ac- rhizome. Afternoons & res w/sm. home. Owner eves. only. 4817 W. 25th St. finance. $365 - $1,295/mo. Top Soil, rich off the farm. Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 Delivered. Please call www.kslandsales.blogspot.com 913-441-8262/913-636-8458

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2001 Dutchman 25 FT Fifth Wheel with Slide out. This RV is in great condition. Options: nice awning, two 30lb propane bottles, fridge, microMachinery-Tools wave, stove, full bed up front, pull out couch in Skil Saw: Worm gear, slide out, full bath, lots of 10inch. For more info. storage, wired for TV with please call 785-856-1028 antenna, good tires.

Miscellaneous Canning Jars: New in Box, never opened. $8 for the case. Please call 785-893-1656. Custom Made Hanging Pot Rack: Forged in N. Carolina for $800. Priced at $100 to sell fast! Please call 785-893-1656.

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Miscellaneous

Used Desktop Computer: Windows XP Professional Intel Pentium 3. 863Mhz, 384 MB RAM, MS Word, W/D in Units, Pet Friendly! Power Point. Works $60 Greenway Apartments cash only. I give free key1516 Greenway, Eudora board & mouse. Need your Refrigerator for sale: from monitor 785-542-2237 & speakers. $69. Also other kitchen Please call: 785-843-7205. including 3BR newer ranch in Shadow furnishings Ridge area. Avail. June 1st. washer/dryer.785-841-6254 Music-Stereo All appls., lg. kitchen, 2 bath, 2 car, nice lot. No Bicycles-Mopeds pets. $995/mo. 785-766-9823 Give the gift of music during our Graduation BICYCLE-MTX 225 Giant Sale. Tonganoxie 24” Blue 21 speed. Bought Now thru May 28th save at Cycle Works cost new $$$ on all pianos! Over 3BR duplex, 2 bath $200.00 will sell for $75.00. 140 to choose from. Excellent Shape. $880/mo, 2br 1½ bath at Mid-America Piano Call 785-865-0191 $755/mo. South Park subManhattan. Piano4u.com division. Call 785-423-4228 800-950-3774.

Studios - 3 BRs Only $300 Deposit & FREE Rent

Flat Screen Monitor: 19” Houses 1, 2, 3BRs NW - SW - SE flat panel monitor. Wide screen. HD ready. $50.00 $375 to $900/mo. No pets. 3, 4, & 5BRs - nice big Office Space Available 785-393-9764 Serious inMore info at 785-423-5828 houses DW, W/D hookup, at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. quiries only CA, multi-family & section 8 785-841-4785 ok. $1,250 - $1,400/mo. Call 2 & 3 BR Townhomes Lindsky Modem: still 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794 from $700. Various locaPrivate - west (Bob Bil- works. Upgraded my comtions. Avail July or Aug puter and don’t need. lings) location. 360 sq. ft., angelpropertymanagement@ Would rather not recycle. $295/utils pd. 785-841-9933 yahoo.com $15. Call 785-842-0736 after 5:00. Professional Tenants 1BR near downtown. with 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. CA, stove, & refrig. Avail. FREE base rent for 1 year! Used Desktop Computer: Some with study. $550 - Aug. 1st. $425/mo. Refs & Pay only pass-thru ex- Windows XP Professional $650/mo. Available June & deposit. Call 785-594-2392 penses (taxes, ins., CAM, Intel Pentium 3. 863Mhz, August. Call 785-842-7644 mgmt., jan., utils). 2,460 sq. 384 MB RAM, MS Word, ft. Class-A office space in Power Point. Works $60 1st Class, Pet Friendly NW Lawrence. Term of cash only. I give free keyHouses & Apts. lease negotiable. Medical board & mouse. Need your www.vintagemgmt.com professionals preferred. monitor & speakers. 785-842-1069 American Real Estate & Please call: 785-843-7205. 2BR, 2121 Tennessee, full Investments 785-856-0007 2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, basement, 1 bath, fenced. Furniture W/D hookups, 2 car with Pets OK. Available August. Retail & opener. Easy access to $800/mo. 785-748-0690 Antique dresser $99, anI-70. Includes paid cable. 3BR - great family home SW Commercial Space tique writing desk $99, Pets under 20 lbs. allowed of Louisiana & 23rd St. 1.5 large wooden desk $99, Call 785-842-2575 bath, FR, 2 car. $950/mo. 2859 Four Wheel Drive beautiful dark wood ent. www.princeton-place.com Avail. August. 913-608-2441 • Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., ctr. $260, twin hide-a-bed chairs $175 ea., leather private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 3BR - Spacious, 3 bath, 2 car couch w/chair & ottoman 2BR, 2 level town home, 1.5 garage, deck, & patio. Near • Climate controlled garage $975, solid oak round pedbath, full unfinished bsmt. 23rd/Kasold. Avail. June 1. — 503 sq. ft., shared bath estal table $175. All excel(~1,400 sq.ft.) Avail. June 1. $1,045/mo. 785-841-6180 785-842-5227 for more info lent cond. 785-207-0944 $805/mo. Pets? 913-709-4599 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, Bed Frame: Full size black fenced yard, lots of trees, Retail/Office spaces: loFour Wheel Drive 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW cated downtown, Iowa St., metal with ornate corner posts, $50/offer. Townhomes area. $880/mo. 785-842-8428 9th St., 6th St. $525/mo. -up 785-393-2599 2859 Four Wheel Drive Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 3BR, 1.5 bath, 2 living areas, FALL Leasing Now Book Shelves: $25. Also CA, DW, 1 car garage. No & 1 Unit is Avail. Now! other office furnishings. pets. 2407 Yale. $950/mo. Call 785-841-6254 2BR, 2 bath, all elect., W/D, Avail. August. 785-423-4427 lots of cabinet space, & Box springs & mattress: 3BR, 2 1/2 bath, 1,500 sq. ft. cathedral ceiling with sky$35 each, also other bedbrand new single family, 2 light . Water & trash paid. room furnishings. Call car, all appls. included. Move In Special: $750/mo. 785-841-6254 $1,500/mo. Call 913-484-1079 Pets ok. 785-842-5227 China Cabinet: For sale 3BR, 3400 Chance Ln. 2 full like new, $300 firm. For bath, lg. master suite, FP, Lawrence 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. more info. 785-843-2997 CA, 2 car w/opener. Aug. 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. 1st. $1,100/mo. 785-842-3911 3BR Homes - Lawrence, KS Furniture: Couch, matching 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 pillows, chair & ottoman www.lawrencepm.com 3&4BRs newer homes. Each: all for $275/best offer. Mis2 or 3 bath, appls., laundry sion style coffee & end ta3-4BR, 2903 University. 2 room, bsmt., fenced, 2 car, bles -make offer. Queen bath, New carpet, counter- $1,450/mo. 785-423-4228 size Bed: Sealy mattress, tops, W/D included, $900, 3BR - 1,700 sq. ft. Perfect for box springs, Mission style Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-841-9646 professional or family! 2.5 head & footboards - $125/ bath, DW, W/D, refrig., new best offer. 785-691-9159 3BR townhome for $855/mo. carpet, fenced yard, stor1754 E. 1318 Rd. Avail. Aug. FP, walk in clos- age shed, 2 car. Yard care Hard getting up? Need a ets, private patios. 1 pet ok. and monthly maid service Miller Acres, 1-1/2 story, 2 lift. For sale Pride lift chair bath, 1 acre lot. $139,000. 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS) Ex. condition $450. 48” Rd. provided. No smoking. oak dining table expands $1,400/mo. Call 785-550-7501 to 72” $395. 785-843-9459 AVAIL. June & Aug. 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, Leather Sofa: Moving out FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 W/D hookups. No pets. of state. Need to sell $775/mo. Call 785-841-5797 leather sofa. $100. Call 785-393-3243. 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1514B Leg3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick ends Trail Drive, Lawrence. Lane. Very nice. Has 1 car Mattress Sets: Factory re2438 Ridge Court FP, all appls. + W/D, 2 car. garage. Available Now. 1 bath, remodeled. plenty jects, new in plastic. Save $950. Pet ok. 785-218-1784 $825/mo. Call 785-842-7644 of shade. On corner lot, on up to 70%. All sizes. 785-766-6431 3BR, 2 1/2 bath, 1,500 sq. ft. KU bus route $138,900. Midwest Land and Home single family home, FP, 2 Medium Blue Couch in ExChris Paxton car, lots more. $1,200/mo. cellent Condition only $95. Agent/Auctioneer Please call if interested 3BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car, CA, gas Call Emma: 913-484-1079 1-785-979-6758 785-764-3822. Couch is on FP, all appls. + W/D, wood 4BR, 3 baths, fenced yard, WWW.KsLandCo.com left side in photo. kitchen floors, much more. excellent location west of $895/mo. Awesome area Free State High. $1,450/mo. Medium Blue Loveseat. 3BR, 1.5 bath Well mainnear Holcolm Rec center. Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 tained house for Sale by only $70, call 785-764-3822, Avail. June 1. 785-331-5158 cash only. Great Condition! Owner. Centrally located. 5BR, avail. Aug. 1st, 1st mo. 4BR - Newer Crestline du- ½ off. $1,750/mo. Near KU, Avail. Aug 1. $120,000 best Oak Rocker: $55 and other plexes. 3 bath, all kitchen 2 bath, W/D, wood floors, offer, 812 Crestline Drive. living room furnishings inCall 785-842-6416 for appt cluding hide-a- bed. Call appls. & W/D, 2 car. $1,295 fenced yard. 785-979-5587 785-841-6254 /mo. No pets. 785-979-2923 5BR, 3 bath, 3 levels with 6BR, 2.5 bath, 2LRs, 3 paFP, finished bsmt., 2 car in tios, 2 car attached gar- Table - Dining room table 4BR, 2 bath Lawrence town west Lawrence. $1,600/mo. age, 16’x12’ shed, fenced with 6 chairs, in good conhome avail. now - lease Avail. now. 785-312-0631 yard, 2600 sq ft home, No dition. $275 or best offer. ($1,100/mo. w/lawn care), bsmt. 2637 Manor Terrace, Please call 913-724-3621 6BR (3 non-conforming), 2 buy ($130,000). 785-312-4385 bath ranch, 1741 W. 25th Cul-de-sac (Indian Hills/ Vintage kitchen table & 27th & Iowa) Dg Co. apSt. Open plan, laundry rm, 4BR, 3 Bath, Alvamar town praisal $190,000. Priced to chairs. 1940’s style red table with home located on the golf bsmt. w/FR, 1 car garage. sell at $175,000. cash, im- formica-top course. Avail. June, Sm. pet $1,300/mo. 785-375-5200 mediate possession avail. metal legs and 4 red plastic-covered chairs. $60 welcomed. 785-979-3582 Lots of extras, 10 yr old Apartments, Houses & HVAC, kitchen appls, 20 pg 785-842-5661 Duplexes. 785-842-7644 mechanical inspection. Apartments, Houses & www.GageMgmt.com Call to tour 785-865-5049. Gift Ideas Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

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Requirements: • Strong work history • High school diploma or equivalent • Manufacturing/Industrial experience a plus • Good mechanical aptitude • Computer skills • Excellent communication skills • Flexibility to work any shift (1st, 2nd and 3rd) • Ability to work overtime including weekends as needed • All offers contingent upon successful pre-employment drug screen, background check, education verification • $13.95/hr • Benefits begin on hire date

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Past & Present Treasures Antiques Collectibles & Other Unique Items. 729 3BR duplex avail. now. Nice! Main in Eudora. Wed-Fri. 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4 large (unfenced) yard. Lots of variety of items at $650/mo. Call 785-594-4864 reasonable prices!

Dog Kennel: Xlarge, good condition. Priced to sell $50. Please call 785-893-1656. Satelitte dish for sale. $20. Call 785-842-0736 after 5PM. Steamer Trunk: from 1930’s Priced to sell. $100. Please call 785-893-1656.

Ed Bozarth Chevrolet # 1 Buick - GMC The Dealer You Can Trust 3731 S Topeka Ave Topeka, KS 66609 SALES (877) 721-490 SERVICE (877) 626-9358 www.edbozarthoftopeka.com

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

Chevroelt 2007 HHR LT FWD 4CYL 5SP, Great Gas mileage at 30MPG, One owner, PWR equipment, cruise control, Antiques-Classic AM/FM/XM/CD Radio, leather! ONLY $10,784.00 STK#566532 Chevrolet 1960 Belair, 2DR. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 no run. $2,000. www.dalewilleyauto.com 785-856-1912


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Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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Auctioneers

Concrete

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

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

Events/ Entertainment

General Services

Steve’s Place

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

785-843-2174

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Automotive Sales Automotive Sales

Matt Hecker - the man to see at Briggs Auto! FREE AUTO APPRAISAL Retail & Commercial Subaru Nissan Ram Jeep Chrysler Dodge New Nissan NV Commercial Van Over 600 Quality Pre-owned Vehicles 100% Customer Service is our focus! (785) 856-8889 Briggsauto.com

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

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

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All Your Banking Needs

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Carpets & Rugs

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

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

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Hite Collision Repair

Big Selection of

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Catering Oakley Creek Catering

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Child Care Provided Creative Minds

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

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

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ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete repair specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways

Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

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

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

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ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

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

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

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

Electrical

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For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor www.quality-electric.net

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

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

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

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109 www.robinseggconcrete.com

Haul Free: Salvageable items. Minimum charge: other moving/hauling jobs. Also Maintenance/Cleaning for home/business, inside/out plumbing / electrical & more. www.a2zenterprises.info 785-841-6254

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

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Inside - Out Painting Service

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs. Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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

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Furniture Recycle Your Furniture

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Garage Doors

Fast Quality Service

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

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

Home Improvements

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

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Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002 Mural Painting Artist will paint Decorative Murals on the walls of your home or business. With your ideas I will create something to admire for years.

Cindy/Richard 785-418-8426

$20 Lawns

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Earthtones Landscape & Lawn

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

Green Grass Lawn Care

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:

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

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

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

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Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim Insured 20 yrs. experience

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities.

913-488-7320

Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

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

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LAWN & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

Accessible and General Public Transportation

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

Garrison Roofing Since 1982

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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

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

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

KW Service 785-691-5949

Sewing Service & Repair MAGILL PLUMBING • Water Line Services • Septic Tanks / Laterals 913-721-3917 Free Estimates Licensed Insured.

Big/Small Jobs

Dependable Service

Mowing CleanUp Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint.

MLS - Mowing or 1 Time w/Out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup, Fertilizer, Mulch-Stone, Tree Trimming, Removal, Etc. 785-766-2821 Free est. mikelawnservice@gmail.com Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

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Siding Services

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

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

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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

Tree/Stump Removal

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FREE Estimates Licensed & Insured (785) 312-0581 www.crconstruct.com

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

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BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

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

Repairs and Services

913-585-1846

Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985

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

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD 785-842-3030 Free Quote

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

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

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

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Adorable Animal Designs Full Service Grooming All Breeds & Sizes Including Cats! Flea & Tick Solutions

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Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

785-842-7118

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

Chris Tree Service 20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659

Fredy’s Tree Service

cutdown• trimmed• topped Licensed & Insured. 14 yrs experience. 913-441-8641 913-244-7718

Shamrock Tree Service

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

785-393-2260

Window Installation/Service Energy World, Inc.

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Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

Lic. & Ins.

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Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379 Love’s Lawncare Free Estimates and Quality Service Senior Discounts call Danny 785-220-3925

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

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Employment Services

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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 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/starvingartist

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

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

Foundation Repair

Eagles Lodge

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Moving-Hauling

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Quality work at a fair price!

913-594-3357

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

Painting

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Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN www.lynnelectric.com

Plumbing 1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

PineLandscapeCenter.com Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

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

Foundation Repair

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service 602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

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

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Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

Complete Roofing

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Music Lessons

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General Services

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Westside 66 & Car Wash

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Concrete

Quality work at a fair price!

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

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

Stacked Deck

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

Landscaping

Roofing

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Computer/Internet

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics

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

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

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available

K’s Tire

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Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured

Family Owned & Operated

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

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

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Flooring Installation

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Decks & Fences

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Pet Services

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Chevrolet 2008 Equinox LS, AWD, very clean with lots of equipment, On Star, alloy wheels, dual air bags, cruise control. V6, STK#506411 ONLY $13,729 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

2009 Pontiac G8, V6 Sedan, Program Car, Remaining Factory Warranty, Onstar, XM, $21,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2010 Honda Accord LX low miles. Hail car, so SAVE BIG MONEY! MUST SELL! Call Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock # 110919A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

Chevrolet 2008 Impala FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, Rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM Certified, XM Radio, and affordable only $15,812 STK#18910. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, 4 Door, Automatic, A/C, Leather, Spacious and Clean, $5,995 2006 Chrysler Sebring Convertible Limited, Extra clean and only 55Kmiles! Priced to sell $9,399! Call now, Joe McNair 877-3288161 Stock #110127A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2010 Ford Focus Driving back and forth to KC or Topeka? Want a good fuel economy? This is your car. The seating position is high & commanding and cabin access is easy. Remainder of factory warranty $16,988

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2007 Acura TL Leather loaded, 47k miles, $20990, will go fast, very clean, and warranted! Call Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock # P8030 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

2005 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2dr, 1.8T, conv, nav, sport pkg, 51k, $17,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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2008 Honda Civic Coupe Civic LX Automatic. 38,000 miles. Honda Certified Pre-owned 7 year 100,000 mile power train warranty. Very nice car! Great price...... $15,290.00 Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock # 110579A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2010 Hyundai Accent GLS Priced to sell at $11,499.00. 33,000 miles. GREAT transportation——-GREAT price! Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock#P8014 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2006 Toyota Corolla S, 38mpg, 1owner, moon, local. $9900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Hyundai 2009 Elantra GAS saver automatic. Very clean, Carbon Gray, runs and looks super, with up to 35 MPG. New tires, PW, PL, cruise. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Ford 2007 Mustang GT, local trade, low miles, leather, alloy wheels, Shaker sound system, very sharp and very affordable at $21,744.00 stk#312131. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

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Kia 2010 Soul FWD, Automatic, Alloy wheels, CD/XM/FM Stereo, Power equipment, LIKE NEW, ONLY $15,722. STK#13783 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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1999 Porsche Boxter, convertible, MT, silver in color 118K, $12,999, A lot of car for the money! Call Now! 877-328-8161 Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2010 Buick Enclave, CXL, AWD, Back Up Camera, Heated Leather w/ Memory, Quad Captain Seating, GM Program Car w/ Remaining Warranty, $34,995 stock# 11381R

2005 Porsche Cayenne S This is an affordable luxury sport utility vehicle! 45,000 miles. 1 owner. Lots of extras! This won’t last at $24,779.00 Call John B. for details. 877-328-8281 Stock# 110840A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

Nissan 2004 Murano AWD SL, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, keyless remote, Bose sound system, local trade, only $14,995.00 stk#388603 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2010 Buick Enclave 28k miles. This large car based SUV has a smooth comfortable ride. The third seat is roomy enough for adults and the fit & finish is excellent. Drive home today for $33,988 GM Certified

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse, LT, Alloy Wheels, BOSE Sound System, Quad Captain Seating, Bluetooth, OnStar, Power Driver Seat, Remaining Warranty, $28,995 stock# 11384R Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2010 GMC Terrian SLT 2 AWD This compact SUV is versatile and practical. Lots of cargo & seating options. Loaded with options 12k miles for $30,988 GM Certified

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JEEP 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD, Warranty, Alloy wheels, One owner, Power seat, XM/CD/MP3 Stereo, only $20,651. STK#10746. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2007 Honda CRV EXL Great gas mileage and only 66,000 miles. You also get peace of mind with the Honda Certified Pre-owned warranty. Only $18,990.00. Call John B. for details. 877-328-8281. Stock# P8010 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2005 Honda Odyssey Ex, Only 55k miles! Power doors, alloy wheels, very clean. The vehicles comes with a warranty! $15,499 priced to sell call now! Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock # 110915A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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It has taken the better part of two seasons of “Fabulous Beekman Boys” (9 p.m., Planet Green) for the perfectionist Brent to finally remember that, yes, he is a doctor, and that maybe practicing his respected and highly paid profession could bring in a few extra dollars. On the other hand, this head-slapping “Duh!” moment is not so obvious. Or likely. On scripted shows like “Body of Proof,” practicing medicine (or something like it) allows Dana Delany to chew scenery, wear inappropriate clothing, and deliver preposterous dialogue. But on reality TV, being a doctor involves that certain fourletter word called “work.” And as we know, nobody actually works on reality TV. And it’s about more than shirking gainful employment. On reality TV, nobody ever reads or goes to school, either. On reality TV, graduating from high school to “stardom” is considered a career path. That’s why it’s such a welcoming place for folks from “The Hills” or “Jersey Shore” or Bristol Palin. Reality TV conveys the message that education and degrees are worthless impediments to a good tan. So imagine Brent’s reluctance to admit that he actually has an advanced degree! That’s positively subversive for this TV genre. Everyone knows that running a fancy gift shop and selling scented soap made out of goat’s milk is so much more rewarding than saving people’s lives. Or at least it makes for better (reality) television. ● “The Good Wife” (9 p.m., CBS) wraps up its second season with Alicia (Julianna Margulies) attending to a high-powered murder case (as she does nearly every week) and evaluating two of the more important ties in her life. As we’ve come to expect, things are still on the simmer stage with Will (Josh Charles). But more important to viewers is her tattered working relationship with Kalinda (Archie Panjabi). ● The Port-to-Port killer is unmasked on the season finale of “NCIS” (7 p.m., CBS), and Hetty (Linda Hunt) leaves and many want to know why on the season ender for “NCIS: Los Angeles” (8 p.m., CBS).

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Tonight’s season finales ● The next chapter for the cafe on “One Tree Hill” (8 p.m., CW). ● The family glances back at Jimmy’s 18th birthday on “Raising Hope” (8 p.m., Fox). ● Nationals loom on “Hellcats” (8 p.m., CW). Tonight’s other highlights ● “Secrets of the Dead” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings) recalls the Cold War when the United States and Soviet Union competed to build the biggest nuclear weapons and detonated them in the atmosphere. ● Four octaves and a funeral on “Glee” (7 p.m., Fox). ● “Frontline” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) looks at the methamphetamine epidemic. ● A murdered philanthropist leaves few clues behind on “Body of Proof” (10 p.m., ABC). ● “The Voice” (9 p.m., NBC) continues. ● “Independent Lens” (9 p.m., PBS, check local listings) presents “Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo,” a look at how many Japanese keep crickets and other insects as “pets.”

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS By the afternoon, you'll see a solution. Tonight: Just go along with the moment. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ Moving from an emotional plane to a more intellectual one needs to happen soon. You cannot count on detaching and seeing the big picture otherwise. Tonight: Remain nurturing. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ Pressure might be rather intense in the morning, but it changes radically once you are on track. Tonight: Let your hair down. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Today's Full Moon shoves you into the limelight. How effective is your method of dealing with many demands? You will find out today. Tonight: Head home. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★ Be aware of your finances when making choices today. Sometimes what looks like it's free could carry a far heavier but less obvious cost. Tonight: Hang out with a friend. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★ Events highlight you. Whether you want to move on or do something different, you could trip yourself up financially. Tonight: Buy a token of affection or a card for a

ACROSS 1 It’s needed to make the grade 5 Pie fight sound 10 Ewes’ mates 14 No longer in port 15 WWI soldier 16 Resting on 17 Sheep sounds 18 Vegetable spreads 19 Words before “date” or “trap” 20 Lovin’ Spoonful hit 23 Certain saxophones 24 Spanish hands jacquelinebigar.com 25 For all to see 28 Newborn loved one. Arabian Sagittarius (Nov. 2230 ‘50s home entertainDec. 21) ment ★★★★ You weigh the purchase pros and cons of a situa31 It may help tion in the morning. You one get away with might not want to discuss murder it. You bloom in the afterto noon, perhaps feeling bet- 33 Place park ter than you have in a long 36 Hillary time. Tonight: All smiles. Clinton bestseller Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 40 Surprised 19) exclamations ★★★ Use the morning 41 Deftly esto the max. Zero in on a cape from 42 Dublin’s isle goal. A meeting could bring unusual or surprising 43 Part of a dance routine information forward. 44 Head wreath Tonight: Take some much- 46 Having three dimensions needed personal time. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 49 Completely

18) ★★★★ Your style and approach could be very different than anticipated. Pressure from others could force a review of what has happened. Tonight: Express what you are thinking and feeling. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ New information comes forward that might be unanticipated. Listen well. You might opt to go on a fact-finding mission and take a strong stand if information supports it. Tonight: In the limelight.

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Jim Nantz is 52. Singer Enya is 50. Talk show hosterguson is 49. actor Craig Fe Singer-musician Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) is 46. Singer Jordan Knight is 41. Rock singer Andrea

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filled 51 It could involve barhopping 57 Frequently clicked image 58 Lessen, as a storm 59 Inventor’s inkling 60 ___-tat-tat 61 Erin of “Happy Days” 62 Dynasty associated with vases 63 Autumn birthstone 64 Jury members 65 “All’s Well That ___ Well” DOWN 1 Barkeep records 2 Seesaw sitter of verse 3 A clothesknit union? 4 Australian island state 5 Like Corvettes and Mustangs 6 Salk’s conquest 7 Payment securities 8 “That was ___ of fun!” 9 Fanny 10 Scamp 11 Had pizza delivered, perhaps 12 “Be prepared,” for one

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BIRTHDAYS Actor Peter Gerety is 71. Singer Taj Mahal is 69. Actor Bill Paxton is 56. Boxing Hall-of-Famer Sugar Ray Leonard is 55. Actor-comedian Bob Saget is 55. Sports announcer

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Dear Annie: I am a mostly normal freshman in high school. I am slightly Goth and don’t do sports, but I am in drama club. I found out the

For Tuesday, May 17: This year, you will make a difficult situation work or you will walk away from it. During 2011, you enter a new life cycle in which you need to release what isn't working. If you are single, you might date several different people until you find the right one. If you are attached, the two of you might take a workshop or class to improve your bond and interactions. Sagittarius often pulls you in very close. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ Look for an original idea or solution. In the process, you could be so distracted that you get nothing done! Tonight: Now allow your mind to roam. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★ After as much uproar as you have experienced lately, a partner might be justified in seizing control. Be honest about that fact. Tonight: Accept an invitation for a chat over dinner. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★ Whatever interrupts your sleep — be it a dream or an actual event — could set you off on the wrong foot this morning.

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The cutting, however, indicates anxiety and stress, and can become habitual and difficult to stop. You need to find more effective and less harmful ways of dealing with your situation. Talk to your parents and your school counselor, check out kidshealth.org, and keep your friends close by.

Dear Florida: Abusive relationships are complicated. Expecting the victim to simply walk out of a long-term marriage is often unrealistic and can be dangerous, especially if the partner is physically abusive. Please understand that the strength to leave must come from her, and you are not responsible for her choices. But your encouragement and support can be enormously helpful. The best resource is the National Domestic Violence Hotline (ndvh.org) at 1-800799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233).

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Dear Annie: I have a dear friend who has been in an abusive relationship for many years. The abuse is mostly verbal, but occasionally physical. Apparently, this has been going on for their entire 23year relationship. When she would temporarily leave him, I would be very supportive, cheering her on when she took his name off of titles and deeds. When she bailed him out of jail and paid his medical bills, I tsk-tsked. I have stood by her, but have always spoken my piece. However, a recent incident was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Visiting friends saw the estranged husband come by and push and shove my friend to the ground. She was screaming. She managed to get him out of the house, and there were six witnesses to this abuse. Now, a week later, he’s back home. How can I help her? I’ve told her to file a restraining order. I’ve told her to put her foot down. I’ve given her many positive suggestions that she knows she must do but hasn’t. In my last conversation with her, I said, “If he kills you, you don’t get another chance. Get RID of him.” If I can’t help her, can I do something else? Are there support groups for friends like me who want to help and could use some resources for

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Corr (The Corrs) is 37. Singer Kandi Burruss is 35. Actress Kat Foster is 33. Actress Nikki Reed is 23. Actress Samaantha Browne-Walters is 20. Actor Justin Martin is 17.

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12# $UESDAY, -AY 1., 2011 Public Notices Public Notices Terry L Beebe, et al. Defendants. Case No. 11CV121 Court No. 1 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the The Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of Douglas County Kansas, on June 9, 2011 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

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subject to the redemption period as provided by law, THE ESTATE OF and further subject to the ERIC CRUCE, and approval of the Court. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF Douglas County Sheriff REVENUE, DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, the unMILLSAP & SINGER, LLC known heirs, executors, adBy: ministrators, devisees, Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 trustees, creditors and asjhart@msfirm.com signs of any Defendant as Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 may be deceased and the lcraft@msfirm.com spouse of any Defendant; Chad R. Doornink, #23536 the unknown officers, succdoornink@msfirm.com cessors, trustees, creditors Aaron M. Schuckman, and assigns of such De#22251 fendants as are or were aschuckman@msfirm.com partners or in partnership; 11460 Tomahawk Creek and the unknown guardiParkway, Suite 300 ans, conservators and trusLeawood, KS 66211 tees of such and any De(913) 339-9132 fendants as are minors or (913) 339-9045 (fax) are in anywise under legal disability; and the unknown ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS creditors and assigns of ATTORNEYS FOR any person alleged to be CitiMortgage, Inc IS AT- deceased, TEMPTING TO COLLECT A Respondents. DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE Case No. 2011CV219 USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Div. No. 4 _______ Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World NOTICE OF SUIT May 3, 2011)

LOT 27 IN ADDITION NO. 11, IN THAT PART OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE KNOWN AS NORTH LAWRENCE, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. TAX ID #: N07796A, Commonly known as 828 Elm Street, Lawrence, KS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF 66044 (“the Property”) DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS MS#126881 RIDGEVIEW DEVELOPMENT to satisfy the judgment in COMPANY, d/b/a BROOKthe above entitled case. WOOD MOBILE HOME PARK, The sale is to be made Petitioner, without appraisement and vs.

The State of Kansas to the Estate of Eric Cruce and all other persons who are or may be concerned: You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of

Douglas County by Plaintiff, Ridgeview Development Company, praying for quieting title on personal property identified as a 1996 Fortress Mobile Home, bearing VIN# FH101397, and you are hereby required to plead to the Petition on or before June 29th, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., in the court at 111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. Prepared By: /s/ Darryl Graves Darryl Graves #08991 Darryl Graves Law Office, PC 1041 New Hampshire Street Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 843-8117 Attorney for Petitioner ________

Public Notices Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on June 2, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

Beginning at a point 495 feet East of the Southwest Corner of the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 13 South, Range 18 East; thence East on said Quarter (First published in the Law- section line 330 feet, thence rence Daily Journal-World North 660 feet, thence West May 10, 2011) 330 feet, thence South 660 feet to the point of beginnIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ing, in Douglas County, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Kansas, commonly known CIVIL DEPARTMENT as 516 North 900th Road, Lawrence, KS 66047 (the GMAC Mortgage, LLC “Property”) Plaintiff, vs. to satisfy the judgment in Michael L. Birney and the above-entitled case. Cynthia J. Birney, et al. The sale is to be made Defendants. without appraisement and subject to the redemption Case No. 11CV48 period as provided by law, Court Number: 1 and further subject to the

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 17, 2011)

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approval of the Court. For USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS more information, visit BANK www.Southlaw.com THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, OF JAMES B. Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff JACKSON, a/k/a JAMES Douglas County, Kansas BRADLEY JACKSON The unknown heirs, execuPrepared By: tors, administrators, deviSouth & Associates, P.C. sees, trustees, creditors Megan Cello (KS # 24167) and assigns of any de6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 ceased defendants; the unOverland Park, KS 66211 known spouses of any de(913)663-7600 fendants; the unknown of(913)663-7899 (Fax) ficers, successors, trustees, Attorneys For Plaintiff creditors and assigns of (125358) any defendants that are ________ existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the un(First published in the Law- known executors, adminisrence Daily Journal-World trators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and May 3, 2011) assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or James B. Biggs, #14079 in partnership; the unFRIEDEN, UNREIN, FORBES known guardians, conser& BIGGS, LLP vators and trustees of any 555 S. Kansas Avenue, defendants that are minors Suite 303 or are under any legal disaP.O. Box 639 bility; and the unknown Topeka, KS 66601 heirs, executors, adminis(785) 354-1100 trators, devisees, trustees, Attorney for Plaintiff creditors and assigns of IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF any person alleged to be DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS deceased. Defendants. DIVISION 5

the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, on the 22nd day of April, 2011, in the case above numbered, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand in the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the Lower Level of the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th Street, in the City of Lawrence, in said County and State, on the 26th day of May, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. on said day, the following described interest in real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Lot 4, Block 2, Prairie Meadows No. 17, a Subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas (commonly known as 2908 Pebble Lane, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas 66047).

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A RESOLUTION CALLING A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE (I) ADVISABILITY OF CREATING A COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WITHIN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, (II) AUTHORIZING THE MAKING OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS THEREIN, AND (III) SETTING FORTH THE GENERAL NATURE OF THE IMPROVEMENTS, THE ESTIMATED OR PROBABLE COSTS THEREOF, THE PROPOSED METHOD OF ASSESSMENT AND FINANCING; AND PROVIDING FOR THE GIVING OF NOTICE OF SUCH PUBLIC HEARING. WHEREAS, K.S.A. 12-6a26 et seq., as amended (the “Act”) authorizes the Board of County Commissioners (the “Board”) of Douglas County, Kansas (the “County”) to create Community Improvement Districts within the County and to cause certain improvements to be made therein and the levying and collecting of special assessments upon property in the district deemed by the Board to be benefited by such improvements; and WHEREAS, a petition (the “Petition”) was filed with the Douglas County Clerk on April 4, 2011, requesting the creation of a Community Improvement District (the “District”) within the County and the making of certain internal improvements therein (the “Project”); and said Petition sets forth: (a) the general nature of the proposed Project; (b) the estimated cost of the proposed Project; (c) the proposed method of financing the proposed Project; (d) the proposed amount and method of assessment; (e) a map and legal description of the proposed District; and (f) the proposed apportionment of the cost between the District, the County-at-large and others; and WHEREAS, the County Clerk has certified that the Petition was signed by the owners of more than (i) 55% of the land area within the proposed District, and (ii) 55% of the assessed value of the land area within the proposed District, and is otherwise sufficient; and WHEREAS, pursuant to the Act, prior to considering the formation of the District and imposition of special assessments, the Board must conduct a public hearing, notice of which shall be given in accordance with the Act. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY,

SECTION 1

Petition. The Board finds that the Petition is in compliance with the provisions of the Act.

SECTION 2. Public Hearing. A public hearing before the Board regarding the creation of the District and imposition of the special assessments shall be held on June 1, 2011 at 6:35 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the Board may hear such matter, at the Board’s meeting room at 1100 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kansas. SECTION 3. Description of Proposed District, Project, Estimated Cost, Method of Financing, and Method of Assessment. The Petition requests the creation of the District, identifies the general nature of the proposed project, estimated cost, method of financing, and method of assessment as follows: (a) is as follows:

General Nature of the Proposed Project. The general nature of the proposed Project

Rehabilitation of Yankee Tank Dam (Wakarusa Watershed Joint District No. 35, site 24) to bring the dam structure into compliance with state and federal dam safety regulations. Yankee Tank dam will extend flood control benefits to the downstream properties for another 100 years. Additional incidental benefits include wildlife habitat enhancement, aquatic plants and fisheries improvements, local recreational restoration, and community esthetic value re-creation through a restored permanent pool, and improved water quality. (b) $1,988,600.

Estimated Cost of the Proposed Project. The estimated cost of the Project is:

(c) Proposed Method of Financing the Proposed Project. The proposed method of financing the District’s share of the proposed Project is through issuance of Douglas County, Kansas full faith and credit bonds, to be paid by special assessments imposed against the property within the District pursuant to K.S.A. 12-6a30, but only if the Project is constructed. No community improvement district sales tax shall be imposed pursuant to K.S.A. 12-6a31. (d) Proposed Apportionment of Costs of Proposed Project. The proposed apportionment of the cost of the Project between the District, the County-at-large, and others is: Not to exceed $180,000 to be paid by the District and the remaining amounts to be paid from a consortium of other public and private entities such as, but not limited to, the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Douglas County, Kansas, Wakarusa Watershed Joint District No. 35, the Kansas Department of Transportation, Kansas Conservation Commission, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. (e) Proposed Method of Assessment of Proposed District’s Share of Costs. The proposed amount of the assessment to be paid by the District is $180,000. The proposed method of assessment of the proposed District’s portion of the costs of the proposed Project is by shares, with the total number of shares being 38 and each separate parcel of land being allocated the number of shares assigned to it as set forth in Exhibit A. In the event that any initial parcel of land is later subdivided, the unpaid assessment on that parcel shall be prorated to the new subparcels on the basis of land area. In the event that any unplatted parcel is platted, the assessment otherwise attributable to any land coming within streets or other public property shall be spread among the new platted lots on the basis of land area. (f) Legal Descriptions and Map of Proposed District. Legal descriptions of real property to be included within the proposed District are set forth in Exhibit A. and a map of the proposed District is set forth in Exhibit B. SECTION 4. Notice of Public Hearing. Notice of such public hearing shall be given by publication of this Resolution once a week for two consecutive weeks in the official County newspaper, the last publication being not less than 7 days prior to the public hearing. In addition, the County Clerk shall cause a copy of this Resolution to be sent (i) by certified mail to all owners of property within the proposed District, and (ii) by first class mail, postage prepaid, to the City of Lawrence, the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission, all such mailings to occur not less than 10 days prior to the public hearing. SECTION 5. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption by the Board. ADOPTED by the Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas on May 4, 2011. /s/ Jim Flory Jim Flory, Chair /s/ Nancy Thellman Nancy Thellman, Commissioner /s/ Mike Gaughan Mike Gaughan, Commissioner ATTEST: /s/ Jameson D. Shew Jameson D. Shew, County Clerk

PREPARED BY: James B. Biggs #14079 FRIEDEN, UNREIN, FORBES & BIGGS, LLP 555 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 303 P.O. Box 639 Topeka, KS 66601 (785) 354-1100 Attorneys for Plaintiff ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World May 17, 2011) Notice of Storage Lien Auction P.S. Orange CO, 2223 Haskell Ave., Lawrence, KS 66046 (28211) for the following abandoned spaces beginning at 9:30 a.m., May 27, 2011.

Tasha Barnes Unit G0D5 Julia Barton Unit G0607 Elizabeth Billings Unit G0208 Dave Burtis Unit G0H21 Stephen Gbadebo Unit G0C2 CAPITOL FEDERAL Nathan Hall Unit G0602 SAVINGS BANK Patrick Jeager Unit G0314 Plaintiff, Danielle Kriner Unit G0C14 vs. Joseph Moore Unit G0E17 Melissa Rice Unit G0E21 JAMES B. JACKSON, a/k/a Sarah Riley Unit G0C27 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On this 3rd day of May, Chasity Shaffer Unit G0D30 JAMES BRADLEY JACKSON 2011. AMY L. IRELAND, f/k/a AMY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN All goods MUST be rethat under and by virtue of SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS moved within 48 hours. L. JACKSON an Order of Sale issued by COUNTY, KANSAS _______ Together with all fixtures, appurtenances, etc., thereunto pertaining; said interest in real property is levied upon as the property of Case No. 2010 CV 819 Defendant, James B. Jackson, and all other alleged Pursuant to K.S.A. owners and will be sold Chapter 60 without appraisal to satisfy Title to Real Estate Involved said Order of Sale.

RESOLUTION NO. 11-13

KANSAS:

Public Notices

EXHIBIT B


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