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Stray-bullet victim’s mother speaks out ————
Recent fatal shooting prompts warnings on reckless firing, update on Linwood girl’s progress She spent weeks in a medically induced coma after being shot in the head by a stray bullet while playing outside her home. The bullet entered Katherine’s head just above her left eye, traveled through her brain and ricocheted off the back of her skull, before coming to rest toward the back of her head — where it remains today. Following this year’s July 4
stray bullet shooting death of Blair Shanahan Lane, an 11-yearold Kansas City, Mo., girl, Katherine’s mom, JoAnne, shared her daughter’s story to help highlight the consequences of recklessly shooting firearms. “We were never into retribution,” JoAnne said of her daughter’s case, which has never
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Visitors to 8-year-old Katherine Cook’s home in Linwood will find out pretty quickly what’s important to the girl. She loves her little sister, Rachel, 5, and her mom, who’s the world’s best cook. She’s real-
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KATHERINE COOK, 8, LAUGHS as she talks about all the nicknames that she has given to her siblings. She was injured by a stray bullet three years ago. With her is mom JoAnne.
ly into sign language and takes great pains to learn how to sign the names of the people she meets. If you’re one of those people, she also wants to know a lot about you. How many people are in your family? Do you have pets? Do you have a nickname? Three years ago, though, Katherine’s chances of making it to her 6th birthday were slim.
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Leader holds on for city golf title Spencer Wilson had a five-shot lead going into the final round of the Lawrence Amateur Golf Association city tournament Gould Evans Architects/Special to the Journal-World at Lawrence Country Club. After a rocky THIS RENDERING of the new Lawrence Public Library entry shows the southeast corner of the building, facing Vermont Street, start to Sunday’s play, he evened out his looking to the northwest. RENDERINGS AT BOTTOM SHOW an interior view, left, and the plaza area of the south side of the game and won the open championship building, between the library and its new parking garage. flight by 3 strokes. Page 1B
I am breathless. I almost couldn’t breathe. It’s mindboggling. The fact that it’s happening to us — that we are finally legal and can do this like everyone else.” — Phyllis Siegel, 77, who wed Connie Kopelov, 85, on Sunday in New York City. The couple, who have been together for 23 years, were the first to be married in Manhattan on the first day that same-sex weddings were legal in New York state. Page 7A
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As open as a book. Leaders of the Lawrence Public Library on Sunday evening unveiled a proposed design for a $19 million expansion of the library at Seventh and Vermont streets that replaces concrete with large windows and turns part of a parking lot into a new grassy public plaza. “Our eyes all just bugged out when we first saw this design,” said Bruce Flanders, director of the Lawrence Public Library. “We had been waiting for something inspirational like this.” All four sides of the 40-year old building will get a new look, with long horizontal windows framed by terracotta stone, giving the building a more open and natural feel. About 125 members of the public attended an unveiling event Sunday evening at the library. Among the
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GOULD EVANS ARCHITECT JANE HUESEMANN, of Lawrence, discusses design plans for the Lawrence Public Library with Tim Herndon, of Lawrence, on Sunday at the library. The renovations are scheduled to begin in the spring and are expected to take two years to complete.
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Angela Shuckahosee and Clenece Hills plan to meet up in a couple weeks at Free State Brewing Co. to unwind, laugh, grab a bite and enjoy a beverage. Nothing significant there, except that it’ll be just a couple weeks short of 20 years since Hills handed Shuckahosee some of the most important instructions of her young life. That’s because back then, Shuckahosee and her fellow students in Mrs. Hills’ ninth-grade Advanced English class at South Junior High School found themselves prohibited from using “is,” “are, “was,” “has,” “has” or other so-called “linking verbs” in any of their written assignments. “She was trying to make us better writers,” Shuckahosee recalls. “I’ve always remembered that.” Now they won’t let each other forget. The student and teacher are — OK, rank — among dozens of pupils and educators in Lawrence to reconnect on Facebook, the pervasive social-networking site that allows friends, family and acquaintances to keep up with one another through the Web. Facebook connections are nothing unusual, with more than 750 million people signed on as active users. But educators and former students alike credit the site with giving them a new way to stay in touch, offer thanks or even build strong friendships that would’ve been unlikely back in the day. David Reber recalls catching up with only a relative handful of former students over the years, usually when they’d stop by the school during winter break or check in during a 10-year high school reunion. “Unless I ran into them at the grocery store or something, it wouldn’t happen. It was the exception, rather than the norm,” said David Reber, a biology teacher at Free State High School, who counts a few dozens former students among his Facebook friends. “Now, you’re just kind of aware what they’re doing.” Please see SOCIAL, page 4A
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Suspect’s manifesto called for campaign against Muslims By Henry Chu The Los Angeles Times
OSLO, NORWAY — He wanted to ignite “a revolution,” one that would upend contemporary Norwegian and European society. The goal: to purge the continent of Muslims and punish the “indigenous Europeans” who had failed to protect their nations
from “cultural suicide.” As Norway grieved for the 93 people cut down in twin terrorist attacks, the radical views Breivik of the accused killer came into clearer view Sunday, and
raised questions about the threat posed by far-right extremists in this country and the extent to which the authorities can control it. The threat reflects a bitter resentment toward demographic changes that reach beyond Norway to neighbors such as Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the Netherlands, where far-right and anti-
immigrant parties have made major political gains in recent years. Investigators here in the Norwegian capital continued to pore over a 1,500-page treatise that was apparently posted on the Internet by suspect Anders Behring Breivik shortly before a massive bomb exploded Friday in downtown Oslo, followed by
a shooting spree at a youth camp tied to the ruling Labor Party, which is relatively more tolerant toward immigration. The chilling manifesto advocates an armed campaign against the Muslims it says are overrunning Europe. A hate-filled brew of political, Please see NORWAY, page 2A
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ideological and militaristic cant, the treatise denounces Europeans who support multiculturalism and argues for spectacular violence using tactics similar to those seen Friday, such as adopting a police disguise to fool victims before killing them. Breivik has admitted to the twin attacks, which left nearly 100 injured and at least four people still missing, without accepting criminal responsibility for them, police said. His lawyer, Geir Lippestad, told Norwegian public broadcaster NRK on Sunday that Breivik “wanted a change in society and, from his perspective, he needed to force through a revolution. He wished to attack society and the structure of society.” The 32-year-old is expected to appear at a court hearing today and wants to “explain himself,” Lippestad added. Authorities are now trying to determine the credibility of a claim in the manifesto that, in London nine years ago, Breivik attended a meeting of like-minded radicals calling themselves the Knights Templar.
Trouble long brewing Even before Friday’s attacks, right-wing fanatics had long been part of Norway’s social and political landscape. They were especially active throughout the 1980s and ’90s, in the form of skinhead gangs engaged in street violence. For many years, farright groups were considered the main source of concern in the Norwegian intelligence agency’s threat assessment. But their influence was muted after a young biracial man was knifed to death in 2001 by a right-wing extremist, a killing that shocked a country that prided itself on peaceful coexistence. “That caused such a popular uproar against these movements that it stopped recruitment to a certain extent,” said Tore Bjorgo, a professor at the Norwegian Police University College and an expert on violent subgroups. A crackdown by police and preventive work by social organizations succeeded in breaking up many of the groups in the last decade, enough that they were no longer seen as much of a threat. At the same time, immigra-
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tion by Muslims — who still represent only a few percentage points of Norway’s population — and the Sept. 11 attacks turned authorities’ attention to radical Islam and stirred up a new set of fears. Polls show that as many as half of Norwegians oppose the government’s immigration policy, which they deem too liberal. Breivik’s own antiIslam obsession comes against a backdrop of a general hardening of sentiment toward immigrants, reflected in the rise of Norway’s rightwing populist Progress Party, which won more than 20 percent of the vote in an election two years ago. Breivik joined the Progress Party, but reportedly dropped out several years ago because he found its anti-immigrant stance too weak. He began nursing far more extreme views, some of which he appears to have expressed in Internet postings.
Loose organization Right-wing radicals like Breivik are now presenting authorities with a different kind of challenge from that posed by the skinhead groups of the ’80s and ’90s, experts say. They do not belong to organized groups but rather form loose networks, often in online communities, which are harder to track and infiltrate. “They are not street-oriented,” Bjorgo said. “They are more intellectual; their main arena is discussion forums and Internet debates. ... It’s a much more sophisticated kind of right-wing activism.” This has limited the authorities’ room for maneuver and may have caused them to underestimate the danger posed by such extremism, analysts say. In its most recent threat assessment, Norway’s intelligence service said that rightwing extremists have been only “slightly active” in recent years, but “an increased level of activity in 2010 is expected to continue in 2011.” Breivik does not appear to have been on anyone’s radar before Friday’s terrible events. “His statements were fiercely anti-Islam, but they were not pro-violence. He always argued in a political way, using political means, which is very typical for that movement,” Bjorgo said. “That is one of the reasons why he was never detected by the security service, because there was nothing apparently special about him.”
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JOANNE COOK LEANS OVER to get a kiss from her daughter Katherine after the 8-year-old told her mom that she loved her on Thursday. In February of 2008, Katherine was shot in the head while playing in the backyard of her Linwood home. The bullet remains lodged in her head and will not be removed because of the potentially harmful risks of the procedure.
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resulted in an arrest. “We want it to be a positive story for Katherine.” JoAnne also speaks out two years after another stray bullet incident killed 46-year-old Lawrence attorney Deanna Lieber, as she was driving home from the Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Mo., with her daughter. As the bubbly and sociable Katherine talks about her new kittens, JoAnne said she shares the pain with other families affected by such gun violence. “I guess we feel a lot the same as any of the families that have been shot by random bullets,” she said. “We wish something would change in the way laws were written that protected innocent victims a little differently.” Both Katherine’s and Lieber’s cases remain unsolved, and accountability for those who pull the trigger in stray bullet shootings is a difficult task for the criminal justice system. In Katherine’s case, there are suspects, JoAnne said, but a crucial piece of evidence — the bullet — remains lodged in Katherine’s head. Removing the bullet poses too large a medical risk. The Leavenworth County Sheriff ’s Office did not return calls for comment on Katherine’s case. In Lieber’s case, police never publicly identified a suspect, and a spokesman for the Kansas City Police Department said there have been no new developments. Statistics for stray bullet
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design features highlighted, were: ● 20,000 square feet of new space will be added to the library. All existing spaces — about 47,000 square feet — also will be completely renovated. The new space will be built around the outside edges of the current building, meaning the library may end up being about 20 feet closer to the street. ● A 70-foot wide grassy plaza will stretch between the library and a new 250space parking garage that will be just south of the library. The space is expected to accommodate a crowd of 500 people, and it will include a series of terraces to give the area an amphitheater feel. ● Meeting room space will more than double at the new library. The main auditorium will grow from 100 seats to 200 seats, and the library will include three additional meeting rooms plus about a half-dozen study rooms that also could be used for small meetings. ● The children’s area in the library will double in size. It also will include a separate area for storytimes, which currently take place in meeting room space. ● A drive-thru book lane, where people can pick up or drop off items, will be located on the west side of the building. The pedestrian entrance to the building will
shootings are not kept nationally, but unsolved stray bullet cases stretch across the country, said Ladd Everitt, director of communications for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Some are the consequence of random gang shootings, while others, such as Katherine’s case, result from apparently motiveless, reckless firearm usage, he said. Tracking who shot the gun, let alone identifying what gun the bullet came from, is an uphill battle, Everitt said. Blair’s July 4 shooting death is an exception, as a police investigation identified three people who were shooting a gun near the area. The owner of the gun has since been charged with manslaughter. Everitt said stray bullet shootings are a symptom of the larger problem of gun violence. More guns on the streets — in the hands of untrained or irresponsible people — creates the environment where stray bullet shootings can occur. “We live in a society where there is very little screening for buying guns,” he said. JoAnne, who said she is not necessarily an “anti-gun” person, agrees that people need better awareness and training in firearm use. “Let’s be educated about what weapons are capable of,” she said. “And be realistic about what happens when a bullet goes somewhere that doesn’t get caught by a backdrop.” JoAnne said she doesn’t know what the clear answer is, but would favor increasing penalties for people who discharge firearms recklessly. Arizona adopted “Shannon’s Law” in 2000, which
makes discharging a firearm — with exceptions — a felony. Legislators in Missouri have discussed adding a similar “Blair’s Law” in the city limits of Kansas City. Discharge of a firearm is prohibited by both Kansas statute and Lawrence city code, and both are misdemeanors. For the past few years, though, JoAnne and her family have focused on Katherine’s progress. Through years of therapy, Katherine has made large strides in improving her daily functioning and will be entering the second grade this fall at Linwood Elementary School. But the progress slows down some with time, JoAnne said. Katherine has very little use of her left arm, which makes many tasks — such as using scissors — difficult. Katherine asks the same questions repeatedly, displaying some of the cognitive and memory deficits that will most likely last a lifetime. The successes, while much smaller than when Katherine first was able to talk or walk again after the shooting, are celebrated, such as Katherine’s ability to understand math and improve her reading skills. And while personality changes are common in brain injuries, Katherine’s has never wavered from the inquisitive social butterfly who makes everyone at ease, JoAnne said. Before visitors leave Katherine’s home, she’ll probably have one last question for them: Can she have a hug?
be on the southeast corner of the building, facing Vermont Street. ● New energy efficiency components have architects hopeful that the new building — despite it being larger — will use about 50 percent of the energy that the library currently uses. Many of the major design features of the building, such as meeting rooms and additional space, were already known. But the public had been left waiting to see new exterior designs of the building. Lawrence-based Gould Evans architects had offered some preliminary designs during last year’s campaign for the project. But members of the public and some city commissioners asked for the building to be more prominent. Jane Huesemann, a principal with Gould Evans, said that was challenging since the existing building would not support a taller structure. “Making the building very transparent so you can really see into and out of it is how we’re trying to achieve that,” she said. The library plans to host several public forums on the design to get more feedback before taking the plans to the City Commission for approval in mid-August. Dates for the public sessions will be announced in the next few days, Flanders said. Construction is scheduled to start in the spring and is expected to last for 24 months. Reaction at Sunday’s event was generally positive.
Some onlookers said they wished there was more detail available about what the parking garage would look like. It will be situated so the long edges of the garage run east and west, which allows for the plaza area between the library and the garage. Huesemann said current plans call for the garage to be about 10 feet taller than the new library building. If city commissioners decide to add another level to the garage, that discrepancy will grow. But largely, members of the public were commenting about the possibilities of outdoor films and concerts at the plaza area and about how dramatically different the library will look from the concrete structure that is there today. “I do like the new style of it,” said Andrea Bowen, Lawrence. “It is very creative, and I think it will set the right mood for a library.”
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Hotel maid in sex case breaks silence The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a Manhattan hotel room shattered her silence Sunday, saying in a published report that the former International Monetary Fund leader grabbed and attacked her as she implored him to stop. “I said, ‘Sir, stop this. I don’t want to lose my job.’ He said, ‘You’re not going to lose your job,”’ Nafissatou Diallo told Newsweek in a cover story posted online Sunday. ABC News said it will broadcast an interview with her on three of its programs today. “I push him. I get up. I wanted to scare him. I said, ‘Look, there is my supervisor right there,”’ she told Newsweek. But Strauss-Kahn said no one was there to hear, she said, and he went on to yank up her uniform dress, tear down her pantyhose, forcefully grab her crotch and then grip her head and force her to perform oral sex. Strauss-Kahn denies the attempted rape and other charges, and his lawyers called the interviews “an unseemly circus” designed to inflame public opinion.
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TOPEKA — While the Kansas House was wrestling with a $500 million budget hole during the past legislative session, it also found time to pass a measure urging Congress “by any means necessary” to prohibit the EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions, including defunding the agency’s efforts.
ALEC describes its mission as promoting free markets, limited government, federalism and individual freedom “through a nonpartisan public-private partnership of America’s state legislators, members of the private sector, the federal government and general public.” Its reach into state legislatures, including in Kansas, is deep. Each year, nearly 1,000 bills based at least in part on ALEC “model legislation” are introduced in states. Of these, an average of 20 percent become law, according to ALEC.
The resolution “opposing the EPA’s regulatory train wreck” was taken almost word-forword from “model legislation” crafted by a little-known Washington, D.C., group called the American Legislative Exchange Council. In recent days, ALEC’s influence, and its corporate backing, have been the focus of reports by several groups and news organizations.
Food pantries report increase in demand
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Insurgents hang 8-year-old boy Insurgents in southern Afghanistan hanged an 8year-old boy six days after they abducted him, the Afghan government said Sunday. The boy’s captors had demanded that his father, a police officer, supply them with a police vehicle and he refused, said a statement from President Hamid Karzai’s office. The militants hanged the boy Friday in Helmand province’s Gereshk district. “President Karzai both strongly condemns this act and rejects it as a brutal and cowardly crime that is not acceptable in any religion or culture,” the statement said. It referred to the killers as “terrorists,” but did not say if they belonged to the Taliban or another of the insurgent movements fighting foreign forces and their Afghan allies. Kidnappings have become increasingly common in Afghanistan, both by criminal groups looking for ransoms and insurgents making a political statement. Most abductions are settled out of the public eye, with negotiations and cash payments. Separately, Afghan officials said NATO forces battling insurgents along an eastern highway accidentally killed three civilians who were caught in the crossfire.
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FBI Murdoch inquiry awaits British probe The FBI is just cranking up a preliminary review of whether alleged phone hacking and bribery by Rupert Murdoch’s media empire violated U.S. laws, but any resolution may well have to await the outcome of British investigations. The FBI’s early fact-gathering could turn into a long saga that tests or reinforces the long-standing cooperation between U.S. and British law enforcement. Most of the records and witnesses to prove or disprove the allegations are in the hands of British investigators. The problem for Murdoch is that his business, not just his now-shuttered British tabloid News of the World, faces investigations on two continents. That includes a nascent FBI probe. Depending upon what turns up, it could head in unexpected directions, perhaps threatening other Murdoch properties, which include the Fox television network.
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such as housing and transportation. ● Work to pay off any debt you have. Under current interest rates, having debt is costing more than it once did. ● Knutson’s rule of thumb is to set aside 20 percent of your income, and use that money to pay off debt and put in savings. ● Plan out “what if?” events to be prepared if they do happen. For instance, how would your budget look if you or a spouse lost their job?
It looks like Kansas will have a 150th birthday party after all. A group of civic leaders say the Kansas 150 Festival, to be held in Wichita on Oct. 8, will honor the state’s history and celebrate its sesquicentennial milestone with a daylong bash. “As a state we don’t have the funds to have a big celebration right now, and we understand that,” said Ted Ayres, vice president and general counsel at Wichita State University and a member of the committee organizing the festival. “But this is part of that can-do spirit,” he said. “It’s important for our history, and it’s important for our future that this milestone be acknowledged.” Late last year, officials with the Kansas It’s important State Historical for our history, Society said there and it’s were no important for funds in our future that the state’s this milestone be cashacknowledged.” strapped budget to hold a lav- — Ted Ayres, Wichita ish festi- State University vice val. They president and general invited counsel, and a member Kansans of the committee organto mark izing the festival the occasion with local, privately funded grassroots celebrations. Some did, including a group of musicians and artists who put together a “Kansas: Home on the Range” concert in Hutchinson in March. About 600 people attended the event, but plans to broadcast it statewide via public television fell through, also because of budget concerns. Skip Hidlay, former publisher of The Wichita Eagle, attended the concert and was “totally impressed,” he said. He looked for a way to extend its reach and celebrate Kansas’ 150th anniversary on a wider scale. “I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool if Wichita could step up and convene a celebration for the entire state?” Hidlay said. Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer quickly got onboard. So did Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton. Several local business leaders offered to help as well.
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ELEVEN-MONTH-OLD SAVANNAH BENNETT, HANGS ON TO HER MOTHER, CARRIE BENNETT, as she waits in line for an application at Just Food on Tuesday in the organization’s warehouse, 1200 E. 11th St. in Lawrence. The Just Food pantry has seen a rise in need this year.
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Carrie Bennett stopped by the Just Food pantry at 1200 E. 11th St. for the first time Tuesday with her two children, ages 2 and 11 months. Bennett, of Lawrence, heard about the pantry through a friend, and needed a little extra help this month with food for her family. But it was difficult to make the visit. “It was a little embarrassing,” Bennett said. Bennett is among the increasing number of area residents making that first trip to Just Food, said Jeremy Farmer, executive director. “We get phone calls all the time where people say ‘I’ve never had to do this before but I just lost my job ... and I don’t have food,’” Farmer said. The number of people the pantry has served this month has nearly doubled since February, from about 1,200 to more
LAWRENCE FOOD PANTRIES ● Just Food pantry, 1200 E. 11th St., 856-7030. ● The Ballard Center, 708 Elm St., 842-0729. ● Penn House, 1035 Pa., 842-0440.
● Mobile Food Pantry: Area residents can receive food at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to noon.
than 2,000 served in June. On a given day, the pantry sees five to 10 new clients, Farmer said. The Ballard Center, 708 Elm St., which also operates a food pantry, likewise reported an increase in need. In the first six months of 2010 the agency provided food to about 2,400 people, compared with more than 3,000 this year, said Paul Youk, program director of Penn House, a satellite office of the Ballard Center. Both Youk and Farmer attribute the increased need to high unemployment and a poor economy. Despite the increase, both agencies have been receiving enough community support to meet the need, they say. Farmer talked about how people have stepped up — everyone from small farmers
Ways to help ● Penn House and the
Ballard Center are in need of cereal, canned fruit, soup, beans and mac and cheese. You can also donate money online at ballardcenter.org. ● Just Food accepts online donations at justfoodfund.org. to Kansas University groups sponsoring food drives. “It just makes us more thankful that the Lawrence community and the Douglas County community see the importance of what we do,” Farmer said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.
Experts’ advice in shaky economy: Rethink spending habits By Shaun Hittle email@example.com
High unemployment, government cutbacks and layoffs, and a national debate about raising the country’s debt limit have done little to reassure the average American about the economic future. “Absolutely, a lot of concern,” said Trish LaRue, financial adviser at Dan Cary and Associates. That means it’s a good time for individuals to focus on their own economic health, she said.
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As music blared from Forum Roller World’s loudspeakers, children skated and adults mingled at an 11-year-old Texas boy’s birthday party — until his father suddenly pulled out a gun. Shouting at kids to leave the snack area, 35-yearold Tan Do opened fire on his estranged wife and her family — killing her, her teenage sister and three other adults before fatally shooting himself in a rampage that lasted just a few terrifying moments. “Kids were having fun and all of a sudden: ‘Bang! Bang! Bang!”’ said Walt Hedrick, owner the Grand Prairie roller rink about 20 miles west of Dallas. “It was out of the clear blue. ... I didn’t know what was going on.” Police said Do, of Grand Prairie, and his wife were estranged after ongoing marital problems and may have argued before the shooting. A public records search showed no criminal record for Do.
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“That’s the only thing you can do,” LaRue said. Pete Knutson, a financial adviser with McDaniel Knutson Financial Partners, said the big challenge is convincing people to rethink personal spending and saving habits developed when the economy was strong. “Whatever it is, it’s going to be better tomorrow,” Knutson said of Americans who believe the future will always bring more money and promotions. But in an uncertain economic time, that’s not as true today as it was in previous decades, he said.
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Andrew Ryan Rettig, 24, Lawrence, and Catherine Linh Sailler, 22, Baldwin City. Adrian Joel Martinez, 27, Lawrence, and Amanda Mae Baldwin, 25, Lawrence. Jason Daniel Backofen, 24, Daniels, W.Va., and Taylor April Rene Young, 20, Daniels, W.Va. Jacob William Letourneau, 32, Lawrence, and Karla Marie Killam, 27, Lawrence. William Jay Lietz, 56, Lawrence, and Cora Mary Williams, 52, Lawrence. James Wade Bruner, 22, Lawrence, and Jessica Ann O’Trimble, 23, Lawrence. Leslie Michael Harold, 30, Kansas City, Mo., and Meredith Ann Poore, 28, Kansas City, Mo. Tress Adam Potter, 24, Baldwin City, and Brandi Lee Nichols, 22, Baldwin City. Christopher Daniel Laing, 27, Lawrence, and Mallory Elyse Planchon, 22, Lawrence. Eric Joseph Broxterman, 23, Tonganoxie, and Lauren Brianne Neal, 23, Tonganoxie. Eder Max Davila Contreras,28, Lawrence, and Rachel Laura Wigen-Toccalino, 23, Lawrence. Shawn William Athey, 45, Eudora, and Melissa Sue Higgins, 37, Eudora. Christopher Barton Doering, 31, Dallas, and Yoo Eun Emily Hwang, 29, Dallas. Corey Michael Walker, 26, Austin, Texas, and Abbey Marie Patterson, 26, Lawrence. Tyler Warren Jenkins, 23, Kansas City, Mo., and Brittany Michelle Eisenbarth, 23, Kansas City, Mo.
DIVORCES GRANTED Lisa Kaye Morgan, 53, Lawrence, and Thomas Ray Morgan, 55, Lawrence. William Nelson Althouse, 56, Lawrence, and Vilma Salga Althouse, 39, Lawrence. Christopher M. Cain, 26, Lawrence, and Lori Beth Cain, 29, Lawrence. Jesseman Stanley GradzielGay, 32, Lawrence, and Amanda Lee Berger, 29, Lawrence. Ronda Elston, 51, Lawrence, and Gerald Edward Fitzgerald, 51, Ozawkie. Jacqueline Jean Wall, 33, Lawrence, and Ryan Scott Robinson, 30, Leavenworth County, no city listed.
Alexander George Kritikos, 33, Lawrence, and Kathryn Ruth Kritikos, 29, Lawrence.
BANKRUPTCIES Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy protection recently in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Kansas, according to court records: • Tracy Lee Pettibon, 300 Eisenhower St., Baldwin City. • Ryan Reeves Jensen, 633 Maine, Lawrence. • Angela Dawn West, formerly known as Angela Dawn McReynolds, 1901 E. 23rd St., Apt. D3, Lawrence. • Donald Powell and Jonnie Powell, 50 E. 2200 Road, Wellsville. • Lauren Marie Higbie, 1211 Almira St., Lawrence. • Leona Marie AzureWhiteman, also known as Leona M. Whiteman, 2707 Ridge Court, Apt. C, Lawrence. • Edward Leon Brunt Jr., and Lori Marie Brunt, formerly known as Lori Marie Owens, 1323 Covington Court, Lawrence. • Steve Duane Currant, 3323 Iowa, Lot 266, Lawrence. • Charles Edward Folks, also known as Chuck Folks, and Diane Marie Folks, 649 E. 475 Road, Lawrence. • Kevin Dale Lober and Sarah Louise Lober, 320 Flame Way, Baldwin City. • Angela Marie Rocha, 4009 Overland Drive, Lawrence. • Ronald Dean Durfinger and Christine Elaine Durfinger, P.O. Box 1286, Lawrence. • Jimmy Lewis Decker and Barbara Sue Decker, 2093 North 1369 Road, Eudora. • Cary Donnell Atkins, 1908 E. 19th St., Lot W-72, Lawrence. • Lori Sue Watson, formerly known as Lori Sue Ford, 5224 Campbell Place, Lawrence.
The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.
The communication goes both ways. Stan Roth, who retired 12 years ago after 40 years of teaching at Lawrence and HOSPITAL PUMP PATROL Free State high schools, The Journal-World doesn’t post many status BIRTHS found gas pricesLAWRENCE as updates, or even log in to Shanna Lyles, Lawrence, a LAWRENCE low as $3.59 at sevFacebook all that often. But girl, Saturday. John and Meeka Berry, eral stations. If you he’s learning. find a lower price, And having taught about Lawrence, a boy, Sunday. Omar and Bethany Rachel, call 832-7154. 6,000 students — Roth taught Lawrence, a girl, Sunday. students, he’ll tell you, using the subject of biology to do so — it was only a matter of time N.Y. TIMES CROSSWORD SOLUTION FOR JULY 24 before the “friend” requests started popping up on the J A B O P A L S O L D A G E A D D L E account his daughter had U S E N O R A H C O O L I T L A U E R signed him up for a couple N I L P L A C E S T O G O P E O P L E T O years ago. S P E A K S U P G H E T T O Some of those same G A L P A L friends took to Facebook P O T O K H U D C L A Y when they learned their F L U teacher had been chosen for T H E P R I N C E S S A N D T H E H I P P O O A R S K A U A I M A R A T induction this summer in the Kansas Teachers’ Hall of A R P E L W M D W I T H R E L A T I V E Fame, an honor that Roth W E E D T H A Z E N F A D E S I N might have been able to S S R S H O C K E R M A E K R A K E N accept in relative anonymity T H E W H I T E S O F T H E I R just a decade ago. Now he’s learning to J A G U A R O D A H A R V A R D T A N embrace the technology, and I N A T R E E I O N O S S S A G O the connections that come B E S T O F L U C K T O P I K A T P A R along with being on Facebook. E S S E N I S A A C T E L E N A D I A “I work hard to be a cur- S T Y H E A L T H Y W E A L T H Y A N D mudgeon … but it’s really fun, B O I L S E P L I E I N when I have time to allow D I T S I E S T N U N C I O myself to have that fun,” said M O T O W N Roth, who still regularly leads W H E R E T H E W I L D T H I N G S E R R tours of the Kansas Universi- A N N A N A M I N O R O D I L E R A Y ty field station north of town G I N K G O W E B E R S E X and the Baker Wetlands south H O S T S of town when he’s not having his 50 years’ worth of field journals digitized or tracking SUNDAY CROSSWORD SOLUTION FOR JULY 24 bats or observing birds or anything else. Shuckahosee, who works these days as director of community involvement at the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization in Cleveland, is coming back to Lawrence in a couple weeks for a wedding. That’s when she plans to gather for an evening with friends from Lawrence High, South Junior High and elsewhere. The idea that she’d be connecting with a former English teacher never could have happened without Facebook, and she’ll always be thankful for the help. “I love it,” said Shuckahosee, who also counts former coaches Pat Grzenda and Reenie Stogsdill friends, on Facebook and otherwise. “Teachers, they’re like your parents: You never really think of them as real people; it’s taken me awhile to call Clenece, Clenece. … But Facebook has helped Clenece and me transform from a teacherstudent dynamic to an adult friendship.” — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188. Follow him at Twitter.com/MarkFaganLJW.
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That remains to be seen. The Lawrence school board has offered to boost salaries for each of the Lawrence school district’s 926 licensed educators — teachers, guidance counselors, speech pathologists and others — by $250 for next year, plus give each of the educators a one-time payment of $1,000 in late December. The board also has offered additional raises for teachers who have received an additional college degree or earned additional credits during the past year. Such compensation would be included in a master agreement for the coming year, which is still being negotiated between the board and the Lawrence Education Association, which is the union representing teachers. Negotiators from both sides met Thursday, but have not set another date for negotiations.
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Do ug l a s C o un ty S en i o r S e r vi c e s ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION Fundamentals of Estate Planning Tuesday, Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Fee: None. Location: Carnegie Library (9th and Vermont). Facilitator: Attorney Robert Ramsdell. What happens if you die without a Will? What can a Will or Revocable Living Trust accomplish? What are durable Powers of Attorney for financial affairs and healthcare decisions? A Living Will? Would any of them be useful for you? Learn the answers to these questions and others at the presentation on Fundamentals of Estate Planning by Attorney Robert Ramsdell. The presentation lasts about an hour, and will be followed by an open question-and-answer period. Basic Personal Finance & Investing Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Carnegie Hall. Instructor: Attorney Robert Ramsdell, previously taught Economics at West Point. This class will provide a basic overview of financial goal setting; stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs; diversification and asset allocation; Roth and tax-deferred investment options; the “4% Guideline” for retirement withdrawals; and related topics. The presentation lasts about an hour, followed by a question-and-answer period. Enrollment is highly encouraged. Breakfast with Experts Wednesday, Sept. 14, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Location: Eldridge Hotel . Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and good company while you listen to local experts discusses their expertise. This monthly program will feature a different topic and speaker. Space is limited to 20 people so pre-registration is required. Harvester’s Project Strength Program Thursday, Sept. 15, 2- 4 p.m. Location: Lawrence Senior Center. Instructor: Lacey Baxter, Nutrition Education Coordinator. “Desserts can be a part of a healthy diet. In this class, we will try our hand at some familiar recipes and maybe some new-to-you recipes! Come ready to bake and eat and learn how to incorporate healthy desserts into your diet.” Harvesters Project Strength program empowers participants with knowledge and skills they need to stretch their food resources and provide healthier meals. Come learn how YOU can get a FREE bag of groceries. Enrollment is highly encouraged. Falls Prevention Program Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Carnegie Hall. Instructor: John Drees, RN (LMH Community Education Specialist) “A program to reduce the incidence of falls in the community and increase health, vitality, and wellness”. The goal of the program is to empower those individuals at increased risk of fall-injury with the tools necessary to maintain health, strength, balance, and mobility and thereby reduce the risk of significant fall injury. Program will cover: 1. Education on the incidence of fall-related injury and the resultant vicious cycle of deterioration in health. 2. Demonstration and practice of basic movement (exercises) that one may perform at home to maintain and build strength range of motion, and confidence. 3. Provision of stretchy bands and hand-outs as tools to use following the presentation. 4. Resource materials and recommendations regarding the many community resources available. Demonstration and practice of basic movement (exercises) that one may perform at home to maintain and build strength range of motion, and confidence. Annual health fair Saturday, Sept 24th, 7:30 – 11 a.m. Location: LMH. Come enjoy the exhibits and free screenings. There is a fee for the blood work. Enroll for blood work at the LMH website at www.lmh.org or by calling the LMH Lab at 505-6179. Acrylic Painting Class Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fee: $20 per session. Location: Lawrence Senior Center… Instructor: Lori Dalrymple (local area and national artist). Join Lori as she teaches acrylic painting to students of all levels of expertise. No need to preregister. Supplies not included. If you already have supplies please bring them and if you are starting out and need assistance in getting supplies, please call Lori at 785-917-0118. AARP Safety Driving Course Thursday and Friday, Sept. 22 - 23, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fee: $12 AARP Members and $14 non- Members. Location: Lawrence Senior Center. This course reviews the rules of the road, and contains safety driving tips for all drivers. Completion of the class entitles students to a discount on their automobile insurance. There
is no physical or written test. This refresher course is a pleasant mix of video and instructor presentation. HEALTH & FITNESS: Arthritis Foundation, Tai Chi Beginning Mondays and Fridays, Aug. 1 – Sept. 2, 10 – 11 a.m. Fee: $23. Location: Lawrence Senior Center. Instructor: Susan Pomeroy. This program is designed to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis using Sun style Tai Chi, one of the four major recognized styles of Tai Chi. This style includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. The movements don’t require deep bending or squatting, which makes it easier and more comfortable to learn. Register at South Park, 832- 7930 Free Hearing Test & Screening Monday, June 6, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Do you have questions about your hearing or hearing aid? Come get them answered by Wendy Blackwell a licensed Audiologist. Pickleball Thursdays, Sept. 15 – Oct. 20, 10a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Fee: $23. Location: Holcomb Tennis Courts. Instructor: Evan Jorn. Pickleball is played with perforated plastic baseball, similar to a whiffleball, and wood or composite paddles. It is a combination of tennis and badminton with different rules and equipment. It is a great game for individuals of all ages and easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB TOURS New Dinner Theatre Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. $50. Presenting Loretta Swit in “Move over Mrs. Markham” by Ray Cooney and John Chapman. A comedy of chaos, it’s the misadventures of two book publishers, their wives, an interior designer, a maid, a children’s book author and several others as they all converge on the same elegant apartment at the same time. Nell Hill’s Fall Open House Saturday, Sept. 9, Cost: $79 per person includes lunch at Parker House and treats from Marigold Bakery. Join us for the popular fall open house, where Mary Carol’s historic home is dressed up for the season. This year’s open house will be bigger than ever. They’re pitching a huge tent next to Mary Carol’s home and filling it with fabulous fall merchandise. Note: steep steps due to its historic nature. Payment received by July 8 will receive a Nell Hill’s gift. Depart Lawrence on August 8 at 8:40 a.m. and return Aug. 11 at 5p.m. Cost: $699 double occupancy, $832 single occupancy, $618 triple occupancy and $599 quad occupancy. Tour price includes: Deluxe motor coach, tour director, 3 nights Hotel Accommodations, Luggage Handling, 2- Sailing days on Twilight Riverboat with Entertainment, 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, morning and afternoon snacks between meals on Twilight, admission to Mississippi River Museum, Shuttle service in Dubuque to various attractions and $20 Group Getaway Greens. Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance: $40- double, triple, quad occupancy and $53- single occupancy. Kansas Underground Salt Museum- Hutchinson Depart Lawrence at 7:45 a.m. and Aug. 25 and return at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 26th. Cost: $249 for double occupancy and $299 for single occupancy. You will definitely have double the fun on this 2 day getaway. We’re talking about the comedic duo of Carl Hurley and Jeanne Robertson. These two will have your sides hurting and belly aching from their hilarious laughter. The tour includes deluxe motor coach, tour director, hotel accommodations, baggage handling, Kansas Underground Salt Museum, 2 meals: Breakfast & Dinner and $10 Group Getaway Green. Shades of Ireland Depart Sept. 25 from KCI International Airport and return Oct. 4, 2011 at the low price of $2,999 per person for double occupancy, $3,449 for single, $2,969 for triple. Highlights of trip include and not limited to Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Jaunting Car Ride, Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher and Galway Castle Stay. Detailed trip flier is available at DCSS. South Pacific Wonders Depart Oct. 31 from KCI International Airport and return Nov. 14, 2011 (with an optional 3-Night Fiji Post Tour Extension) at the low price of $4,999 per person for double occupancy, $6,199 for single and $4,969 for triple occupancy. Highlights of trip include and not limited to Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Sydney, Christchurch, Mount Cook National Park, Queenstown and Milford Sound. Detailed flier available is at DCSS.
L aw r e nc e Me mo r i a l H osp i ta l C o m mu ni ty E du ca ti o n SPECIAL CLASSES AND PROGRAMS Understanding and Controlling Hypertension Tuesday August 23, 6:30-7:30 pm at Family Medicine of Tonganoxie, 410 Woodfield, Tonganoxie Hypertension or high blood pressure affects an estimated 1/3 of Americans with many of these unaware they have it. Left uncontrolled, high blood pressure can lead to heart attack, stroke, kidney damage plus more. Elizabeth Beal, MD of Family Medicine of Tonganoxie will present helpful information to assist in understanding the problem of hypertension as well as the current recommended treatment strategies. John Drees, RN of LMH Community Education will discuss monitoring of blood pressure at home and will offer free screening at the conclusion of the presentation. Free; advance registration recommended. SMALL TOWN BIG CAUSE Saturday August 27, 8:00 am at the Baldwin Golf Course, 1500 South St, Baldwin City. Join the LMH Endowment Association for the third annual 5K fun run/walk. Registrations is $25. For more information or to register, call (785) 505-3317 or visit www.lmh.org. Proceeds to benefit the LMH Endowment Association and its initiatives. FITNESS PROGRAMS LMH Kreider Rehab offers a variety of fitness programs. Dates and times vary. For more information call (785) 505-2712. Registration for Aquatic programs is through the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department. Program options include: Aqua Fit - class for those recovering from surgery or with chronic diseases. Focuses on balance, flexibility and strength. Jivin’ Joints – an aquatic program for those with arthritis or a similar conditions. MS Aqua Exercise – aquatic program specifically designed for those with multiple sclerosis. Fit for Life – personalized and supervised exercise program for those not comfortable in traditional exercise environments. Coming in September: personal training, individual programs and small group classes – Body Balance & Functionally Fit. FOR EXPECTANT AND NEW PARENTS Call for dates and times for these programs. Those interested in childbirth preparation and related classes should plan to enroll at least 4 months in advance of their due date. Fee applies to all classes. Coming soon….Online Childbirth Class! Watch for more information in area newspapers or on the LMH website (www.lmh.org) or call LMH Connect Care
at (785) 749-5800. Childbirth Preparation – both 5 week and weekend options available. Childbirth Basic – a condensed version of five week childbirth classes; held over one weekend on a Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. Refresher Prenatal – private class; set up as needed. Call (785) 505-3081 for this class only. Babycare Workshop Breastfeeding Your Baby Newborn Safety – includes infant CPR. Fit for 2 – eight week fitness program for expectant mothers. New session begins August 1. Fit for You – six week class for new mothers. New session begins August 15. SAFETY CLASSES American Heart Association Friends & Family CPR – for the general public; not a certification class. $25. American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR – certification for non-medical profession purposes such as childcare provider. $35. Child Passenger Safety – free monthly drive-up checklane on the first Saturday of each month to check for safe car seat installation. Additional monthly sessions by appointment. Dates and times vary. FOR THE KIDS Tyke Hyke – program for big brothers and sisters-to-be ages 3-10. $5/family. FREE SUPPORT GROUPS Bereavement Support – meets 1st and 3rd Mondays from 4:00-5:00 pm. For more information, call (785) 505-3140. Breastfeeding/New Parent Support – meets most Mondays from 10:00-11:30 am. For more information, call (785) 749-5800. Build Your Village – for mothers experiencing postpartum adjustment challenges. Meets in eight week sessions on Monday evenings. For more information, call (785) 505-3081. CLIMB® (Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery) – free education and support sessions for children who have parents or other loved ones with cancer. For more information, call (785) 505-2768. Diabetes Education Group – meets 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:00 pm. Different discussion topic each month. For more information, call (785) 5053062. August topic: “Nutrition, Fact or Fiction.” Stroke Support Group – meets 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4:00-5:30 pm. For more information, call (785) 505-2712.
L aw r e nc e Pub l i c L i br a ry Register now for the August AARP Driving Safety Class. This two-day refresher class will be held 10:00am-3:00pm on Thursday and Friday, August 18 & 19. Class is $12 for AARP members/$14 for non-members. As space is limited, registration is required. To reserve a spot for this session, call Pattie at the Library, 843-3833 ext 115. BOOKTALKS Join Pattie once a month at one of the following locations for an informal discussion of a variety of materials available from the main library collection. You need not be a resident of the site to attend. The public is invited! Third Tuesday of each month: 10:30am Midland Day Care* 319 Perry St. 2:00pm Cottonwood Retirees 1029 New Hampshire St. 3:00pm Babcock Place 1700 Massachusetts St. Third Wednesday of each month: 10:30am Brandon Woods 1501 Inverness Dr. 1:00pm Prairie Commons 5121 Congressional Circle 2:15pm The Windsor* 3229 Peterson Rd. Fourth Wednesday of each month: 9:45am Presbyterian Manor 1429 Kasold Dr-Library 11:00am Presbyterian Manor--Assisted Living
1429 Kasold Dr. 1:00pm Pioneer Ridge-Assisted Living 4851 Harvard Rd. 2:30pm Drury Place 1510 St.Andrews Dr. *These are secured sites; please call for more information. BOOKVAN SCHEDULE MONDAY 9:00-10:00am Prairie Commons 5121 Congressional Circle 10:30-11:30am Babcock Place 1700 Massachusetts Street WEDNESDAY
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Brandon Woods 1501 Inverness Drive Presbyterian Manor 1429 Kasold Drive Drury Place 1510 St.Andrews Drive Vermont Towers 1101 Vermont Street Peterson Acres 2930 Peterson Road
The bookvan is open and available to the public. You need not be a resident of the site to use the bookmobile. For information on any of these services, call Pattie at the Library Senior Outreach Services, 843-3833 ext 115.
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Do ug l as C o unty H e al th De pa r tm ent Child Care Licensing Orientations Child Care Licensing orientation meetings for prospective providers are held from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the first floor meeting room of the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St. in Lawrence. The next meeting is Aug. 9. There is no fee to attend. Please pre-register by calling (785) 843-3060. B.I.B.S- Breast is Best Social A new peer group, B.I.B.S.- Breast is Best Social, for women seeking to learn about breastfeeding, will begin in August at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department. The first meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 at the Health Department, 200 Maine St. in Lawrence.
The first 20 women attending the Aug. 3 meeting will each receive a $25 voucher to redeem at The Perfect Fit, Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s breastfeeding supply shop. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Health Department 200 Maine St. in Lawrence. Both pregnant women seeking information and women currently breastfeeding are encouraged to attend to learn and share their experience. The free group is facilitated by certified breastfeeding counselors and is held in a relaxed, come-as-you-are environment. Come as often as you like. For more information on B.I.B.S., go to the Health Department’s website at ldchealth.org, look for Douglas County Breastfeeding Connection on Facebook or call 843-3060. 2701 W. Sixth Street / 841-4500
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Hutchinson pool closes early after near drowning HUTCHINSON — A near drowning has led to the early closure of a public swimming pool in Hutchinson. The Hutchinson News reported that a 2-year-old boy was found unconscious Saturday in a 3-foot-deep area at
the Salt City Splash Aquatic Center. A lifeguard and manager worked to resuscitate the boy until emergency workers arrived. The boy ultimately regained consciousness. He was taken to Promise Regional Medical Center
where he was in stable condition Saturday night. Ted Nelson, of the Hutchinson Recreation Commission, says the facility closed early because staff was shaken by what had happened. The pool was reopening Sunday.
Kline case rehashes old abortion debates Editor’s note: John Hanna has covered Kansas government and politics since 1987 and has written extensively about abortion. By John Hanna
ALEC “is a secretive and powerful front group of corporations that are investing millions of dollars a year to write business-friendly legislation at the CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A expense of the middle class,” Common Cause, a leading companies, including watchdog group, said. Koch, Wal-Mart Stores, Bayer Corp., AT&T, State Farm Insurance, ExxonMobil Corp. and others. Many of the companies that fund ALEC oppose new air quality regulations. ALEC proposes “model legislation” based on recommendations from task forces, which are composed of industry representatives, who pay fees to have a seat at the table, and legislators. The final say-so is done by a board composed of legislators only. In Kansas, a healthy contingent of legislators have been active in ALEC for years, going to its meetings, serving in leadership positions on its board and returning to Kansas with more model legislation that they then start pushing through the legislative process.
Kansas and ALEC Each year, a group of Kansas legislators goes to ALEC meetings. Sen. Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, served as the group’s national chair in 2006 and now serves on its board of directors. Sen. Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, also serves on the group’s board and in 2010 was named legislator of the year by ALEC. Much of the legislators’ activity is paid through ALEC, but some Kansas taxpayer money is also expended. Last year, Kansas taxpayers were billed $9,132 to send legislators to ALEC meetings. Thirteen House members and four state senators in 2010 went to ALEC’s annual meeting in Atlanta, according to state records. A group of state legislators is preparing ALEC and Brownback to go to ALEC’s next annual In addition to the EPA meeting, which will be held measure, another ALEC- next month in New Orleans. The legislators who went inspired piece of legislation, which was signed into law to last year’s ALEC annual this year by Gov. Sam Brown- meeting were all Republiback, is the Health Care Free- cans, and many chair powerdom Act, which prohibits the ful committees in the Kansas government from interfering Legislature that deal with far“with a resident’s right to ranging policies. The legislators that went purchase health insurance or with a resident’s right to are Sens. Ty Masterson of Andover, Ralph refuse to purOstmeyer of chase health We are a very Grinnell, Dennis insurance.” The law is upfront organization. Pyle of Hiawatha, and Wagle; and aimed at ALEC is a resource Reps. Steve blocking the new federal for legislators to give Brunk of Bel Aire, health reform them policy options.” Pete DeGraaf of Mulvane, Carl law, which Holmes of LiberALEC oppos- — Raegan Weber, a spokesal, Lance Kinzer es. woman for ALEC of Olathe, Marvin ALEC also Kleeb of Overadvocates for considering the replacement land Park, Forrest Knox of of public employee pension Altoona, Peggy Long-Mast of systems with 401(k)-type Emporia, Merrick, who was a plans, an issue that has gained House member at the time, traction with Brownback and Marc Rhoades of Manhattan, Scott Schwab of Olathe, and many in the Legislature. In addition, ALEC releases Sharon Schwartz of Washingan annual report called “Rich ton. Two other House memStates, Poor States: ALEC- bers who are no longer in the Laffler State Economic Com- Legislature also went to the petitiveness Index,” which 2010 meeting — John Faber of takes the position that lower- Brewster and Deena Horst of ing taxes increases economic Salina. growth. The most recent fourth Questions of influence Some public watchdog edition has a forward written by Brownback in which he groups have said ALEC’s mix states: “It is true that lower- of corporate interests and ing taxes can be politically elected officials is unseemly difficult: even fiscal conser- at best and unethical at worst. Common Cause has asked vatives start losing their enthusiasm for cutting taxes the IRS to investigate when special interest groups whether ALEC’s tax-exempt that consume a state’s tax dol- status should be revoked. ALEC “is a secretive and lars warn them that tax cuts will have dire consequences. powerful front group of corBut the consequences of porations that are investing being caught in a spiral of millions of dollars a year to increased taxes and a write business-friendly legisdecreasing rate of return on lation at the expense of the the tax base are much more middle class,” Common Cause said. dangerous.”
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The result: A festival in downtown Wichita that will feature a parade down Douglas Avenue, an encampment with food, art and historic reenactors, and an encore “Kansas: Home on the Range” concert, which will tell the story of Kansas in song, poetry and video. The October date coincides with a League of Kansas Municipalities conference and the Prairie Fire Marathon. Both take place in Wichita that weekend and likely will draw people from across the state. “I’m a lifelong Kansan. My great-great-grandmother came to Kansas in a covered wagon,” said Martha Slater Farrell, one of the co-producers of the “Home on the Range” concert. “So the opportunity to really celebrate the 150th anniversary of this state that I love so much ... Honestly, it gives me goose bumps.” Though Wichita is hosting
There’s nobody who doesn’t recognize the importance of celebrating this milestone. ... We really hope to reflect the rich history and diversity of the state.” — John D’Angelo, manager of the Wichita’s division of arts and cultural services the event, “This is not a Wichita celebration,” said John D’Angelo, manager of the city’s division of arts and cultural services. “This is a Kansas celebration. “There’s nobody who doesn’t recognize the importance of celebrating this milestone. ... We really hope to reflect the rich history and diversity of the state.” Organizers are still hashing out details of the festival and are hoping to secure corporate sponsors to finance the cost, which could exceed $100,000. Norton, the county commissioner, said it’s unfortu-
ALEC has approximately 2,000 legislative members and more than 300 corporate members. Common Cause has said 22 of ALEC’s corporate members contributed more than $317 million to state election campaigns over the past decade. Raegan Weber, a spokeswoman for ALEC, said about two-thirds of those members are Republicans and onethird Democrats. “We are a very upfront organization,” Weber said. “ALEC is a resource for legislators to give them policy options.” Should taxpayers be concerned if their legislator is sitting down with powerful, monied special interests to write bills that will then be taken to state capitals across the nation for consideration? Weber says no. She said legislators should listen to those they will regulate, but they also listen to other opinions. “We’re just one outlet they go to,” she said. Wagle said “ALEC has a free market mindset.” She said she doesn’t believe corporations have an undue influence on members. The bottom line is that legislators who are members of ALEC believe in less government, she said. Many legislators who attend ALEC meetings have their expenses paid through “scholarships,” which companies contribute to. Each state has a legislator who raises funds for these scholarships. In Kansas, legislators can solicit contributions for the benef it of any nonprof it organization established for the purpose of educating legislators. And there is no requirement to make these contributions public. The EPA “train wreck” resolution was crafted by ALEC’s Natural Resources task force in April 2010, according to minutes of the meeting that were obtained by Bloomberg news. The panel that put the resolution together included 13 legislators from several states, including Kansas, and 21 private sector members representing Koch, ExxonMobil, and oil and coal trade groups. A year later, the resolution “opposing the Environmental P rotection Agency’s regulatory train wreck” popped up in the Kansas House and was easily approved, 100-22. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.
nate that the state’s milestone birthday ran up against a bleak economy. But celebrating it is necessary and worthwhile, he said. “It’s like telling your wife, ‘We can’t celebrate our 50th anniversary, but maybe we’ll celebrate 51 or 52,’” Norton said. “That’s not the same. It might never happen. “A lot of people are working hard to make this happen because they said, ‘Why not here? Why not now?’ “I think it’s a great effort, and it’s something we, as a state, definitely need to get behind.” — Reporter Suzanne Perez Tobias can be reached at 316-268-6567 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TOPEKA — Hearings on an ethics complaint against former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline rehashed past incidents from the state’s abortion debates, and those incidents sometimes felt as distant as the mock battles staged by Civil War re-enactors. This past is hardly so distant, of course. The complaint against Kline before a three-member panel of the state Board for the Discipline of Attorneys stems from actions by him and his subordinates when he was attorney general from 2003 to 2007 and Johnson County district attorney in 2007 and 2008. But the state’s altered political context makes the history seem ancient. Kline is no longer in the anti-abortion vanguard, not even in Kansas, thanks to last year’s election of Gov. Sam Brownback, a fellow anti-abortion Republican. Abortion providers and abortion rights advocates seem far less powerful politically, with a string of lopsided legislative losses on policy and new regulations for providers that briefly held the possibility of making Kansas the only state without an abortion clinic. The state is embroiled in legal disputes over policies enacted this year. And Kline’s case? “Here we are, again, for days on things that should have been disposed of long before this,” he told reporters during one break in the hearings.
About the case The complaint, filed by the attorney disciplinary administrator, accuses Kline and his subordinates of mishandling abortion patients’ medical records and misleading other public officials to further their investigations of abortion providers. The panel wrapped
up its hearings Friday and will recommend to the Kansas Supreme Court what sanctions, if any, Kline should face. The panel’s decision isn’t expected for at least several weeks. Kline strongly disputes the allegations, describes the complaint as politically motivated and doesn’t trust the disciplinary process. The Supreme Court already has criticized him in past decisions in abortion cases, and four of its even justices were appointed by former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. The court could strip Kline of his license to practice law in Kansas, but it’s no longer active. He was voted out of both the attorney general’s and district attorney’s offices and is now a visiting assistant law professor at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., founded by evangelist Jerry Falwell.
Timeline Questions and allegations about Kline’s conduct go back to 2003 and his first months in office as attorney general, when he launched investigations of abortion providers, including a clinic operated by Planned Parenthood in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park. The abortion rights Democrats who succeeded Kline after he lost the attorney general’s job have themselves left office, and Sebelius became U.S. health and human services secretary in 2009. Kline continued his investigation of the Planned Parenthood clinic as Johnson County district attorney and filed 107 criminal charges against it in October 2007. That case, delayed by legal disputes over patient records and Kline’s conduct, has a preliminary hearing set for Oct. 24-26 in Johnson County District Court to determine whether it will go to trial. Even as Kline filed his charges in 2007, anti-abortion groups were pushing successfully, through petitions, to force Johnson County to convene a grand jury to investigate the Planned Parenthood clinic.
The grand jury disbanded in 2008 without issuing any indictments, and its interactions with Kline and his staff were the focus of the last part of Kline’s ethics hearing.
Details The presiding grand juror, Stephanie Hensel, testified that Kline and his staff misled the group about what Kansas law required of Planned Parenthood when it came to reporting cases of possible sexual abuse of children — leading jurors to issue a subpoena for records. The grand jury retained its own attorneys, not wanting to rely exclusively on Kline and his staff for legal guidance. Abortion opponents have made much of negotiations involving Hensel, the grand jury’s attorneys and Planned Parenthood over documents after the subpoena was issued but never enforced. The negotiators even contemplated a deal that would have restricted the district attorney’s office, though the severity of the limits was disputed. But why do such details matter now? They don’t answer the specific question of whether Kline and his staff misled the grand jury. The Planned Parenthood clinic still faces criminal prosecution, and if anti-abortion groups want other matters investigated, they can, under Kansas law, force Johnson County to convene another grand jury. Yet Kline is defending his reputation as he defends his law license. Opponents have used his name as a codephrase for political extremism on the right, and he took time during his testimony to counter their presumption that going after abortion providers was an obsession.
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I would prefer to have a bipartisan Associated Press Writers approach to solve this problem. If that is not possible, I and my Republican WASHINGTON — With bipartisan talks stalled, House Repub- colleagues in the House are prepared licans and Senate Democrats to move on our own.”
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PHYLLIS SIEGEL, 77, ARMS RAISED, and Connie Kopelov, 85, in wheelchair, both of New York, celebrate after becoming the first same-sex couple to get married at the Manhattan City Clerk’s office on Sunday in New York.
Hundreds of N.Y. couples wed on 1st day for gay marriage By Chris Hawley Associated Press Writer
NEW YORK — Hundreds of gay couples dressed in formal suits and striped trousers, gowns and T-shirts recited vows in emotion-choked voices and triumphantly hoisted their long-awaited marriage certificates on Sunday as New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings. Couples began saying “I do” at midnight from Niagara Falls to Long Island, though New York City became the sometimes raucous center of action by daybreak Sunday as couples waited on a sweltering day for the chance to exchange vows at the city clerk’s office. Thousands of protesters rallied in several cities around the state, a signal that the long fight for recognition may not be over just yet. State Sen. Ruben Diaz, a minister who was the sole Democrat to vote against gay marriage when the Legislature approved it, told a crowd near the United Nations that he and other opponents would try to get Sunday’s marriages annulled, saying judges broke the law by waiving the 24-hour waiting period without a good reason. “We’re going to show them next week that everything they did today was illegal,” he said, speaking in Spanish. “Today we start the battle! Today we start the war!” But a party atmosphere reigned in the lobby of the Manhattan clerk’s office, with cheers and applause breaking out whenever a couple was handed their white-and-blue wedding certificate. Balloons floated overhead. One couple wore matching kilts; another wore sparkly crowns. Children scurried up and down the lobby; workers with bullhorns called out the numbers of each couple.
Poignant signs of pent-up emotion were common from couples who had in some cases waited for years to wed. Couples cried and voices quavered. Newlywed Douglas Robinson exclaimed, “You bet your life I do!” when asked if he would take Michael Elsasser as his spouse. The first couple to marry in Manhattan were Phyllis Siegel, 77, and Connie Kopelov, 85, who have been together for 23 years. Kopelov arrived in a wheelchair and stood with the assistance of a walker. During the service, Siegel wrapped her hand in Kopelov’s hand and they both grasped the walker. Witnesses cheered and wiped away tears after the two women vowed to honor and cherish each other as spouses and then kissed. “I am breathless. I almost couldn’t breathe,” Siegel said after the ceremony. “It’s mind-boggling. The fact that it’s happening to us — that we are finally legal and can do this like everyone else.” Outside afterward, Siegel raised her arms exultantly as Kopelov, in the wheelchair, held out a marriage certificate. New York’s adoption of legal same-sex marriage is viewed as a pivotal moment in the national gay rights movement and was expected to galvanize supporters and opponents alike. The state joined Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont, along with Washington, D.C., when it voted last month to legalize gay marriage. Protest rallies were carried out in Manhattan, Buffalo, Rochester and Albany on Sunday afternoon. Gay marriage opponents unhappy that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers legalized samesex marriage last month are calling for a statewide referendum on the issue.
readied rival debt-limit emergency fallback plans in hopes of reassuring world financial markets today the U.S. government will avoid an unprecedented default in barely a week. House Speaker John Boehner summoned rank-and-file conservative lawmakers in a Sunday-afternoon conference call to be ready for compromise that is “going to require some of you to make some sacrifices.” He said the new legislation, expected to be unveiled as early as this morning, would cut federal spending, raise the government’s borrowing authority and be able to clear both houses of Congress, according to one official familiar with his remarks on the call. Officials said that plan was likely to provide for an immediate increase in the debt limit of $1 trillion, while making somewhat larger cuts in federal spending. Additional spending reductions and greater borrowing authority would depend on future action by Congress — a two-step process that Obama has ruled out. Across the Capitol, Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid worked on an alternative to cut spending by $2.7 trillion and increase the debt limit by $2.4 trillion — enough to satisfy Obama’s demand that the current crisis not recur before the 2012 elections. Reid said the plan “meets Republicans’ two main criteria” — spending cuts greater in size
— Speaker John Boehner in an interview on Fox than the increase in borrowing authority and no new revenue. The events unfolded in a crisis atmosphere — in a sweltering city swarming with summertime tourists — a little more than a week before an Aug. 2 deadline for action by Congress to raise the government’s $14.3 trillion debt limit. Without action by that date, the Treasury will be unable to pay all its bills, possibly triggering a default that could have severe consequences for the U.S. economy and the world’s, too. Officials — and many stockholders — were holding their breath to see how the uncertain situation would affect financial markets in the U.S. and around the world as they opened after the weekend of crisis negotiations. Early results from Asian markets showed no major swings. Obama spoke with Boehner by phone during the day, then met with Reid and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi at the White House. At the same time, several officials said leadership aides spent Sunday trying to produce a compromise that could quickly clear both houses. One official, speaking on condition of anonymity, portrayed the Democrats’ White House meeting as an unsuc-
Expiring drug patents to bring drop in prices By Linda A. Johnson Associated Press Writer
The cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the world’s 20 bestselling drugs, including the top two: cholesterol fighter Lipitor and blood thinner Plavix. The magnitude of this wave of expiring drugs patents is unprecedented. Between now and 2016, blockbusters with about $255 billion in global annual sales are set to go off patent, notes EvaluatePharma Ltd., a London research firm. Generic competition will decimate sales of the brand-name drugs and slash the cost to patients and companies that provide health benefits. Top drugs getting generic competition by September 2012 are taken by millions every day: Lipitor alone is taken by about 4.3 million Americans and Plavix by 1.4 million. Generic versions of big-selling drugs for blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, depression, high triglycerides, HIV and bipolar disorder also are coming by then.
The flood of generics will continue for the next decade or so, as about 120 brand-name prescription drugs lose market exclusivity, according to prescription benefit manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. “My estimation is at least 15 percent of the population is currently using one of the drugs whose patents will expire in 2011 or 2012,” says Joel Owerbach, chief pharmacy officer for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, which serves most of upstate New York. Those patients, along with businesses and taxpayers who help pay for prescription drugs through corporate and government prescription plans, collectively will save a small fortune. That’s because generic drugs typically cost 20 percent to 80 percent less than the brand names. Doctors hope the lower prices will signif icantly reduce the number of people jeopardizing their health because they can’t afford medicines they need. Dr. Nieca Goldberg, director of The Women’s Heart Program at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, worries about patients who are skipping checkups and halving pills to pare costs. “You can pretty much tell by the numbers when I check the
BRIEFLY Ancient bell found in Jerusalem sewer JERUSALEM — A tiny golden bell pulled after 2,000 years from an ancient sewer beneath the Old City of Jerusalem was shown Sunday by Israeli archaeologists, who hailed it as a rare find. The orb half an inch in diameter has a small loop that appears to have been used to sew it as an ornament onto the clothes of a wealthy resident of the city two millennia ago, archaeologists said. When Eli Shukron of the Israel Antiquities Authority shook it Sunday, the faint metallic sound was something between a clink and a rattle. The bell’s owner likely “walked in the street, and somehow the golden bell fell from his garment into the drainage channel,” Shukron said. The relic was found last week. Shukron said it was the only such bell to be found in Jerusalem from the Second
Temple period, and as such was a “very rare” find. The Second Temple stood from about 515 B.C. until A.D. 70.
At least 4 dead in Wisconsin boat crash LAKE HALLIE, WIS. — Officials say a western Wisconsin boat crash killed four people and left a groom-to-be hospitalized. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s office says the bodies of two Minnesota men missing since the crash were found Sunday, bringing the death toll to four. A pontoon-like boat carrying six people as part of a prewedding celebration collided head-on with a speedboat carrying two people Friday night on the Chippewa River. The crash killed 28-year-old Matthew Overhulser and 50year-old Mark Michels, both of Eau Claire. Overhulser was part of the wedding party. Michels was driving the speedboat.
cessful attempt to persuade Obama to accept a two-step he has said he won’t agree to. There were numerous suggestions of progress — both Boehner and Reid now support plans without immediate increases in government revenue — but no announced compromise. Similarly, the precise elements of the rival fallback plans were sketchy. Boehner’s revised measure would fall far short of a Housepassed bill that was rejected in the Senate late last week. It had called for raising the debt limit on condition of $6 trillion in spending cuts and congressional approval of a constitutional balanced budget amendment for state ratification. Reid’s office declined to provide any details of his alternative, except to say it would cut $2.7 trillion in spending over a decade without any tax increases. Any sum that large would require either cuts to benefit programs that aides said Reid preferred to leave untouched, or savings from the Pentagon, possibly by assuming the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It appeared the White House was largely consigned to a spectator’s role. Asked what the administra-
tion’s plan was to avoid default, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said, “Our plan is to get Congress to raise the debt ceiling on time.” The state of play veered between bipartisanship and brinkmanship on an issue of immense economic consequences. Despite hours of compromise talks in the Capitol, lawmakers’ aides had so far been unable to agree on a two-step plan that would satisfy Obama’s demand for a large enough increase in the debt limit to tide the Treasury over until after the 2012 elections. White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said anything short of that would be a gimmick and prompt the world to say: “These people just can’t get their act together.” Interviewed on Fox, Boehner said, “I would prefer to have a bipartisan approach to solve this problem. If that is not possible, I and my Republican colleagues in the House are prepared to move on our own.” White House and congressional leaders talked past each other on the Sunday TV shows as negotiations unfolded in secrecy. “There will be a two-stage process. It’s just not physically possible to do all of this in one step,” Boehner said. “I know the president is worried about his next election. But, my God, shouldn’t he be worried about the country?” With an eye on the financial markets, Geithner insisted anew the United States would not default. “It’s just unthinkable,” Geithner said. “We never do that. It’s not going to happen.”
The bodies of 25-year-old Luke Pohl of Elk River, Minn., and 28-year-old Matthew Simonson of Brooklyn Park, Minn., were found Sunday. Leo Pohl of Buffalo, Minn., was to have been married Saturday. He remains hospitalized.
Ring peddled polar bear hides, walrus tusks ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Eskimo hunters on an island in the Bering Sea were offered not only cash but firearms, ammunition, marijuana, cigarettes and snow machines for walrus ivory tusks and polar bear hides that were illegally sold, according to federal prosecutors. When investigators totaled the take, the marine mammal peddling ring was responsible for the illegal sale and transport of approximately 230 pounds of walrus tusks valued at about $22,000 and two polar bear hides for $2,700, not to mention the tusks, skulls, teeth, jaw bones and other animal parts found in the
home of the couple charged in the case. They also sold machine guns. “This case demonstrates that there is significant volume of illegally taken wildlife parts being transferred in violation of federal law,” said Kevin Feldis, chief of the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Anchorage. “Unfortunately that world wildlife problem is an issue for Alaska.” Federal law allows Indian, Aleut or Eskimos who reside in coastal Alaska to hunt and kill walrus and polar bears without a permit for subsistence purposes. But, they can’t turn around and sell the animal parts to non-Natives. They can make money by turning the parts into a Native handicraft to be sold.
Doctors hope the lower prices will significantly reduce the number of people jeopardizing their health because they can’t afford medicines they need. patient’s blood pressure or cholesterol levels,” that they’ve not taken their medications as often as prescribed, she says. Even people with private insurance or Medicare aren’t filling all their prescriptions, studies show, particularly for cancer drugs with copays of hundreds of dollars or more.
The new generics will slice copayments of those with insurance. For the uninsured, who have been paying full price, the savings will be much bigger. Generic medicines are chemically equivalent to the original brand-name drugs and work just as well for nearly all patients. When a drug loses patent protection, often only one generic version is on sale for the first six months, so the price falls a little bit initially. Then, several other generic makers typically jump in, driving prices down dramatically.
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Rural efforts Officials in some rural Kansas counties are leery of new state programs intended to stop the rural population drain.
couple of initiatives championed by Gov. Sam Brownback are getting mixed reviews in the rural counties they were intended to benefit. Only about half of the eligible counties have signed on to a program to help people who move to their counties pay their student loans, and a number of local officials are questioning whether an income tax break for new residents will do much to raise their populations or boost their local economies. The state approved a plan earlier this year that would allow counties to partner with the state to repay 20 percent or up to $3,000 of students loans for college graduates who move to one of 50 rural Kansas counties designated as “rural opportunity zones.” Counties must contribute half the money to pay for the loan program and, according to recent news reports, only 23 counties have agreed to participate. Some county officials simply think that if the college graduates are working, they should pay off their own loans, while other are hesitant to commit to an untested program. Their concern seems justified. The program might be a good incentive to help counties attract someone to fill an essential job, such as a teacher. However, because college graduates don’t have to move from out of state to get the benefit, it seems likely that it would attract students who simply move back in with their parents and perhaps work at a low-paying job while they search for better employment after graduation. State officials point out that counties wouldn’t get caught “holding the bag,” as one commissioner put it, if the scholarship payment program is discontinued in the state. That lack of commitment may be good news for counties, but it’s not such good news for college grads considering moving to one of the rural communities at least in part to take advantage of the loan repayment program. Concerning the income tax program, only people who move to Kansas from other states would be eligible for the five-year break. Kansans pay an average of $1,800 a year in income taxes, so it could be an attractive benefit. However, the costs of moving would be a factor, along with the availability of jobs that would allow new residents to earn a reasonable income on which they would pay taxes. In both incentives, jobs are the key. Without the jobs, it’s unlikely that either the income tax or student loan programs will have a significant impact on declining population in rural Kansas counties. In at least one Kansas county, the incentives don’t address the most urgent problem. An official in Washington County said jobs are available, but the county doesn’t have affordable housing for the people who would fill those jobs. More incentives for people to build middle-income housing might be more to the point in that county. Time will tell how beneficial the new programs will be. The income-tax program doesn’t go into effect until Jan. 1, and perhaps more rural counties will be convinced of the benefits of the loan-repayment program. The state deserves credit for recognizing the problems associated with declining population in rural parts of the state, but these initial efforts may miss the mark for addressing those problems.
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When the middle wakes up, look out W A S H I N G T O N — It was Ed Miliband, the British Labor Party leader, who posed the haunting question in Wednesday’s parliamentary debate about the phonehacking scandal: “Why didn’t more of us speak out about this earlier?” Miliband blamed political intimidation by Rupert Murdoch’s press empire: “The answer is, of course, what we all know and used to be afraid to say: News International was too powerful.” But that doesn’t explain the sudden discontinuity — how a story went from inaction to outrage. The basic facts of the phonehacking scandal were hardly a secret. A parliamentary inquiry last year showed the extent of the snooping and suggested that there had been a cover-up by the police and News International. Yet British politicians didn’t take action until a sickening new fact was added to the mix: The hacking victims had included a 13-year-old murder victim named Milly Dowler. This was the tipping point. It was like the collapse of a bridge that had stood solid as millions of vehicles rumbled across, but ruptured with the addition of one more car. Just so, the tale of Milly Dowler produced a turn in public opinion, a galvanizing jolt to the politicians and a catastrophic event for Murdoch. Maybe it’s stretching things, but I see a similar inflection point in the American public’s attitude
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lesson is that the “greatTheslumbering middle still makes the decisive difference in politics, when it pays attention.”
about the debt-limit extension. For months, President Obama has been warning that GOP brinksmanship was dangerous. Along with every responsible economist and business leader, the president said it was reckless to hold hostage the nation’s creditworthiness. Republicans kept barreling through this flashing yellow light. But all of a sudden, the light turned red. Polling by The Washington Post and other organizations showed a sharp increase in public worry about the potential cost of the debt-limit shenanigans. What is happening in these opinion swings that move an issue from the usual “ho-hum” to a level of concern that forces political action? I asked pollster
Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center, who has been sampling opinion in America and abroad for decades. Kohut calls it the “we’ve-hadenough factor.” He explains: “All of a sudden, people realize, Holy Moly, this is really bad! Prior to that, they had looked the other way.” The key change agents are the “independents” in the middle. Partisans on either side already know what they think — whether it’s a question in Britain about phone hacking or one in America about the debt limit. But folks in the middle take awhile to form their opinion; when they finally do, the balance tips decisively. Big political changes reflect breaks in the smooth contour of opinion, especially among these independents. Kohut cites the public’s slowly rising support since the mid-1990s for the federal government’s role in solving problems. But that support broke after Obama pushed so hard for health care legislation in 2009, without a national consensus. By the fall of 2010, among independents, there was an 11 percentage point increase in mistrust for Washington compared to 2006, and a 26-point increase in support for the GOP’s ability to reduce the budget deficit. This shift among independents was the sea change behind the 2010 congressional elections. Sometimes there is a galvaniz-
ing fact that drives the shift in opinion — a riveting new detail such as the phone hacking of a 13year-old girl that breaks through the fog and makes the general public pay attention. Most people don’t usually follow politics all that closely. But in such moments, says Jon Cohen, The Washington Post’s director of polling, “the reality becomes clear, and people react to facts on the ground.” This is what finally happened on the debt-limit debate, which initially was abstract and confusing but became more concrete. Cohen notes that as the Aug. 2 deadline approached, Americans began to focus on the potential costs of a default. A Post poll last week found that 80 percent of Republicans believed a default would cause “serious harm” to the economy. Public opinion data like these changed the Washington debate. The lesson is that the great slumbering middle still makes the decisive difference in politics, when it pays attention. Partisan voices may seem to dominate the debate. But the changes that matter — as when the British public decides it’s fed up with Rupert Murdoch’s brand of journalism, or when the American public demands that politicians stop playing games with the budget — happen because people in the center get angry and demand action. — David Ignatius is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.
Scandal may spur news controls When I first read that media mogul Rupert Murdoch had closed down his sensationalist British tabloid News of the World, my first reaction was, “Good riddance!” But I’m no longer rejoicing — the scandal around the now defunct daily’s unscrupulous journalism will encourage government controls of the media worldwide. I can already see Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, or Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, or other demagogues in Latin America, the Middle East and other parts of the world saying, “If the British government is considering stronger mechanisms to control media excesses, why shouldn’t we?” In fact, since it was first reported that Murdoch’s News of the World had engaged in apparently illegal wiretaps, bribes and other shady tactics to beat its competitors, British Prime Minister David Cameron and other key opinion makers have called for new systems to control illegal activities by the media. Cameron said that Britain’s Press Complaints Commission, a self-regulatory body funded by media companies, “has failed” and “lacks public confidence.” The prime minister, who is under fire at home for his cozy ties with Murdoch’s media empire, is proposing to replace the PCC with an external commission that would be independent both from the media companies and the government. Janine Gibson, editor of The Guardian, the newspaper that led the investigation into News of the World’s dubious practices, wrote that the PCC failed largely because “its paymasters,” the newspaper publishers, didn’t demand that the commission hire a credible outside inquiry into the Murdoch newspaper.
“There is too large a concentration of power at the heart of the newspaper industry — and patently too weak a sense of purpose, for this (self-regulatory) system to work,” she wrote. Gibson proposed creation of “an independently licensed body ... funded, but not in any way answerable to government” to replace the PCC. Some U.S. media analysts, including Juan Cole of the University of Michigan, have been quoted as supporting a return to the fairness doctrine, a U.S. Federal Communications Commission policy that required radio and TV stations to present controversial issues in a manner the commission would view as honest and balanced. The 1949 policy was discontinued in 1987. In Latin America, in addition to Cuba, which makes no bones about state censorship of the media, Venezuela passed a media law in 2004 that allows the government to monitor the content of radio and television stations. Ecuador is about to pass a government-sponsored law that would create a regulatory commission to supervise both electronic and print media. The Ecuadorean press bill may be the worst in Latin America, with the exception of Cuba. Correa, Ecuador’s populist president, has repeatedly called for a new law “to
avoid excesses of the media,” after leading newspapers published documents showing that his brother, Fabricio Correa, had obtained contracts worth more than $300 million from his government. Correa held a wide-ranging national referendum May 7, and — by including his controversial media control proposal amid several other more popular plans — succeeded in winning a mandate to pass his media bill. Ricardo Trotti, head of the press freedom project of the Inter American Press Association, told me last week, that the bill is almost sure to become law shortly. It will create a seven-member media monitoring commission, most of whose members will be directly or indirectly appointed by the government, he said. “The danger is that this commission will be able to punish the media, and could allow the president to interfere with editorial content,” Trotti said. “We think that the best way to regulate the media is to make it subject to the same general laws that apply to all members of society.” My opinion: I agree. If Murdoch’s newspapers engaged in illegal wiretappings, bribery or other illegal activities, these actions should be punished with the same laws that criminalize such behavior by any other citizen. The alternative — creating special press regulatory commissions — may or may not work in Britain and a few other countries with strong democratic traditions, but will almost surely be used in the rest of the world to justify new — and more stringent — controls on the press. It’s a risky road that is likely to do more harm than good. — Andres Oppenheimer is a Latin America correspondent for the Miami Herald.
To the editor: America was founded as a democracy under God! In 1782, the United States voted to approve the Holy Bible for use in all schools. Harvard University was the first university established and was strictly Christian. The student handbook’s rule No. 1 was they had to know Latin and Greek to study the scriptures. To say our nation has not moved from its original foundation is to ignore reality. American people are demanding that we remove God from our government and businesses. Melinda Henderson, in her July 15 letter, called God in government a “theocratic oligarchy” and business “Biblical capitalism.” This type of thinking caused us to lose our spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values. We have ridiculed God’s word and called it pluralism. We worship other gods and call it multiculturalism. We endorse perversion and call it alternative lifestyles. We reward laziness and call it welfare. We kill unborn children and call it choice. We kill abortionists and call it justifiable. We don’t discipline our children and call it building self-esteem. We abuse power and call it political savvy. We create profanity and pornography and call it freedom of expression. As a whole, our nation is turning its back on God, but God has said in II Chronicles 7:14: “If my people, which are called by my name shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, they I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins, and heal their land.” Are you seeking his face? Donald W. Collins, Lawrence
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High 96° Low 76° POP: 25%
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McCook 98/70 Oberlin 99/71 Goodland 98/68
Grand Island 91/73
St. Joseph 92/73
Manhattan Hays Russell Salina 96/74 100/70 99/72 Topeka 99/75 94/76
Great Bend 101/71 Dodge City 101/70
Garden City 101/70 Liberal 103/69
Kansas City 94/77 Lawrence Kansas City 94/76 95/74
Chillicothe 91/73 Marshall 93/74 Sedalia 93/75
Hutchinson 101/71 Wichita Pratt 100/73 101/72
Coffeyville Joplin 97/75 97/74
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Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date
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Today Tue. Today Tue. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 94 73 pc 94 75 pc Independence 97 75 pc 98 76 pc Belton 93 75 pc 95 75 pc Fort Riley 96 74 pc 98 75 pc Burlington 94 73 t 97 74 pc Olathe 94 75 pc 95 75 pc Coffeyville 97 75 pc 98 76 pc Osage Beach 94 74 t 96 74 pc Concordia 96 74 pc 97 74 pc Osage City 95 74 pc 95 75 pc Dodge City 101 70 s 103 71 s Ottawa 96 74 pc 96 74 pc Holton 95 75 pc 95 76 pc Wichita 100 73 pc 101 75 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 78/56
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Billings 95/65 San Francisco 65/53
Chicago 88/65 Denver 95/66
Kansas City 94/76
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Houston 99/78 Miami 91/81
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WEATHER HISTORY The passenger ship Andrea Doria was moving west through fog near Nantucket Lighthouse, Mass., on July 25, 1956, when it collided with the Swedish liner Stockholm.
Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. International Institute of Young Musicians Live broadcast on KANU, 91.5 FM, 11 a.m.-noon. Champion of Independence Luncheon, 11:30 a. m.-1 p.m., Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. Teen Vacation Scrapbooking, for grades 7-12, 2-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. 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 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Free ADD/ADHD Workshop, 6-7 p.m., 320 Maine. Sesquicentennial Speaker Series, with Dale Vaughn, author of “Black Jack ‘56” about the first battle of the Civil War, and “The Chance,” a novel about the 1st Kansas Colored regiment from 18621865, 6:30 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.
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The Cast Pattern It’s metal Monday at the Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., as The Cast Pattern, Bone Dance, Melting Point of Bronze and Canyons all play tonight, giving you the perfect outlet to channel your Monday rage into, even if prolonged exposure to these acts could make your ears bleed. The headliners play the kind of fast, tight, piercing metal that has become the industry standard in the last decade. Bone Dance, contrary to popular belief, doesn’t sing much about bones or dancing, but they do bring the doom and gloom in ample supply. Melting Point of Bronze provides a nice change of pace with some good, old-fashioned speed metal, and Canyons splits the difference, providing a faster pace and the throaty scream/singing we know and love. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is 18 and older. Parent & Children Chinese Class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate levels, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. English as a second language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. International Institute of Young Musicians Student Recital, 7:30-9 p.m., Baustian Theater, 102 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. 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. New Heirlooms, The Traveling Junipers, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.
Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. 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. Teen 60-second Book/Movie Reviews, for grades 7-12, 2-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Independence Inc.’s ADA Celebration, 6 p.m., All Season Den, The Oread, 1200 Oread Ave. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. International Institute of Young Musicians Honors Recital, 7:30-9 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave. Dark Times at The Granada with Jay Maus, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Summer salsa, 9:30 p.m., Esquina, 801 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Club Med with Huerco S. y Ultrademon, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Lessons Learned: Community Response to Joplin Tornado, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St. Johnny McGuire, 7 to 9 p.m., the Nest, the Oread, 1200 Oread Ave.
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WEATHER TRIVIA™ What is the sunniest U.S. city?
Yuma, Ariz., is sunny 90 percent of the time.
New York 81/72
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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Sunday.
Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Lawrence Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. International Institute of Young Musicians Student Recital, Baustian Theater, 7:309 p.m., 102 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Mudstomp Monday, 9 p.m., The Granada, ,1020 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Karaoke Idol!, with “pop stars” theme,10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
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MISSION (AP) — A fire in a large apartment building in the Kansas City suburb of Mission has claimed two lives. The Kansas City Star reported that a man and a woman were found dead early Sunday in a bedroom. They were not immediately identified. Chief Phil Hodgdon, of Consolidated Fire District No. 2 in Johnson County, said the fire was reported at 4 a.m. at The Falls, a 400-unit building. He said flames burned six apartments and other units suffered smoke damage. Two other people were sent to a hospital — a resident who suffered smoke inhalation and a firefighter who had heat exhaustion.
KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Amtrak plans to restore full train service Wednesday between Kansas City and St. Louis. Amtrak announced over the weekend that the Missouri River Runner will resume operating its morning westbound 311 train from St. Louis and the afternoon eastbound 316 train from Kansas City. Until that happens, chartered motor coaches will continue to be used. The disruptions started July 2 and have been the result of flooding. Freight trains unable to travel along their normal routes because of high waters had been using the tracks the passenger trains normally use.
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Somebody, somewhere, long, long ago came up with the idea of riding a horse to get someplace faster. Good idea. Car, even better. Radio, cool. Television, terrific upgrade, thanks largely to HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Bathing suit, nice. Bikini, really, really nice. Complacency, bad. Tinkering, good. A year ago, upon completion of the Lawrence Amateur Golf Association’s Big Event, also known as the city tournament, one of the area’s most accomplished senior golfers, local insurance man Mike Grosdidier, had an idea for how to improve it. He wanted the country clubs to get involved again. Thanks to Grosdidier and the cooperation of Lawrence Country Club, it happened. Unfortunately, Grosdidier didn’t compete because Tiger Woods isn’t the only strong stick whose knee has put him on the disabled list, but he enriched the experience for those who did. For some, Sunday represented the first opportunity to play LCC since its fabulous facelift. Friendly head pro Jon Zylstra was happy to have so many new eyes on the course, but a golfer, especially a pro, is nothing if not a tinkerer. So Zylstra shared his ambitious thoughts on how to jazz up the tournament. “Have it over two weekends at all four courses,” Zylstra said, meaning LCC, Eagle Bend and both Alvamar courses. “Throw out a number, let’s say, there are 150 participants. You play stroke-play the first weekend.” One course one day, another the next. “Have eight flights, and the top eight finishers in each flight in stroke play advance to match John Young/Journal-World Photo play the next weekend,” Zylstra SPENCER WILSON FOLLOWS THROUGH ON A SHOT ON THE FIRST HOLE at Lawrence Country Club. Wilson went said. on to win the open championship flight of the LAGA city tournament on Sunday. Seed each flight, with the No. 1 finisher in stroke play matched against No. 8, No. 2 vs. No. 7, No. 3 vs. No. 6 and No. 4 vs. No. 5. The second day, moving to the final course, the second round of match play By Clark Goble total of 148, with a even-par 70 takes place in the morning. It just took me until about Sunday — when he was coming up Journal-World Sports Writer The final in each flight is in the 18 before I finally got the No. 18, but he figured he had to afternoon, meaning 16 golfers A vicious, knee-buckling fist speed of the greens down.” make at least bogey on the final from the original field play two pump wasn’t part of Spencer Wilhole to win. 18-hole matches on the final son’s celebration plan. A double bogey on No. 18 still day. Holding a five-shot lead going — LAGA open championship-flight winner would’ve given Wilson the title, “Match play is a lot easier to into the f inal round of the Spencer Wilson but holing the fast downhill putt follow,” Zylstra said. “Today, Lawrence Amateur Golf Associasealed the victory. there was some drama, but tion city tournament at Lawrence Afterward, Wilson said the nobody really knew for sure Country Club, Wilson wanted to tory in the open championship tricky greens gave him the most where the leaders stood. It play conservatively and skip any flight, but it didn’t come easily. trouble. would be a true city champidrama down the backstretch. His fist pump at No. 18 came “They are so fast and they roll so onship. You would have stroke But Wilson played the first eight after he holed a 15-foot downhill well,” Wilson said. “It just took me play and match play, and you’d holes in 4-over par, capping the par putt from just off the green. until about 18 before I finally got play all four courses.” slow start with a double bogey at “That was more of a relief fist the speed of the greens down.” First, LAGA needs to grow No. 8. pump, because I was making it as The victory officially ends Conbefore taking on such an ambiHe also was hearing that Greg difficult as I could, that’s for sure,” rad Roberts’ five-year reign of the tious format. Sharp, an LCC member, was mak- said Wilson, a 27-year-old assistant tournament. In a university town, it always ing birdies. manager at Golf USA. Wilson said he was thankful pays to try to figure out how to Wilson did enough on the final Wilson (70-75—145) didn’t wed the city and the university Please see LAGA, page 3B 10 holes to hold on for a 3-shot vic- know Sharp’s score — a two-day to the benefit of both. See if Kansas University would go for offering three-credit internships per year to two sports-management majors who serve twoyear terms, the first as assistant student manager of LAGA, the second as head student manager. On the list of things to do for KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — A fin- pitch limit was the students: Upgrade the webROYALS ger blister, not the Kansas City in great shape,” site, including results from Royals, knocked Tampa Bay Maddon said. VS. BOSOX years past and current tee times rookie Alex Cobb out of the game “He had plenty and results. Offer online left in the When: 6:10 tonight Sunday. signups and make registration He curbed the Royals on six tank.” for the event available at all city Where: Boston singles in seven scoreless Cobb (3-0) Pitchers: Davis (1courses. Inquire as to whether innings and Ben Zobrist had struck out two 9) vs. Lester (10the names and addresses of the three hits and drove in two runs and walked 4) Penny Jones Tournament parto help the Rays beat Kansas City, none to pick up ticipants can be shared with 5-0, on Sunday. the victory and TV: FSKC (cable LAGA, since both benefit chariCobb threw 65 strikes in 81 lowered his channels 36, 236) ty. pitches, but developed a small earned run No point in waiting until Ed Zurga/AP Photo blister in the seventh inning that average to 2.57. He has allowed Gary Woodland wins the MasTAMPA BAY PITCHER ALEX COBB DELIVERS in led to Rays manager Joe Maddon one earned run in 13 innings in ters to grow golf in Lawrence, the first inning against the Royals. The Rays two starts since being recalled going to his bullpen. although something tells me it blanked K.C., 5-0, Sunday in Kansas City, Mo. “It’s unfortunate because his July 18. might not be such a long wait.
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Christian Sanders began to draw the attention of major-college basketball recruiters in March when the 6-foot-3, 180pound junior combo guard helped propel his Houston St. Thomas High team to a Texas state championship. The pursuit of Sanders, son of former Kansas University guard Brad Sanders, intensified in early June. That’s when Christian won the three-point shooting contest — and made the allstar team — at the Under Armour Best of the Best camp Christian Sanders in Atlanta. In a short span he has received offers from Stanford, Colorado, Texas, Maryland, Harvard and Oklahoma State and is also being recruited by Brad Sanders, KU and others. circa 1978 “It’s been a learning experience for the family. It’s been enjoyable in many ways, but also a pretty serious process,” former Leavenworth High standout Brad Sanders said Sunday in a phone conversation, indicating recruiting has changed a lot since his years (1975-79) at KU. “It’s clearly a business. It can be a bit overwhelming not only for a 17-, 18-year-old but an entire family.” Christian Sanders, who plans to make some official visits this fall before selecting a school, is currently playing for the Houston Defenders at an AAU tournament in Florida. “If you can imagine these kids playing during July and the outof-bounds is lined with head coaches from all over the country ... that (short recruiting) period makes a difference where you go and don’t go. It’s very, very nerve-wracking, certainly for dads and moms but also players,” Brad said. Christian, whose mom, dad and older brother attended Kansas, made an unofficial visit to KU on June 30, indicating at the time it was a “great” visit and he was looking forward to KU’s coaches evaluating him this summer. “From mom and dad’s perspective, we are Jayhawkers so we’ve got a loyalty for KU, but this is Christian’s decision,” Brad said, indicating KU’s staff is watching Christian seriously this summer for the first time. “Christian moved away from (Wichita) Kansas when he was in fifth, sixth grade. He’s had most of his influential years in Texas. Please see RECRUIT, page 3B
Rays rookie Cobb clobbers Kansas City, 5-0 Relievers Cesar Ramos, Joel Peralta and Jake McGee held the Royals to one hit the final two innings to finish off the Rays’ eighth shutout of the season. “It was a big disappointment,” Cobb said of the blister. “I wanted to throw at least eight innings, maybe nine. We’re short in bullpen. I would have liked to have been able to help that out.” It is uncertain whether the blister will prevent Cobb from making his start Saturday at Seattle. What is certain is he won’t be Please see ROYALS, page 3B
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Tour champ Evans keeps Australia up late PARIS (AP) — Cadel Evans has been keeping fans back home up all night watching him become the first Australian to win the Tour de France. It’s a victory that’s been a long time coming. Over the years, Evans has been better known for failing to live up to expectations than for overachieving. He finished second in the 2007 Tour and was expected to win the next year, but was runner-up again. Last year, he was leading the race but crashed and fractured his left elbow. The pain was too much, and he dropped out of contention in tears, ultimately finishing 50 minutes behind winner Alberto Contador. Laurent Cipriani/AP Photo This time, persistence, planning TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER CADEL — and a little good luck — paid off. EVANS OF AUSTRALIA WALKS from the “I hope I brought a great deal of podium after winning the Tour de joy to my countrymen, my counFrance on Sunday in Paris. try,” Evans said Sunday after
Storylines for Big 12’s new math By David Thomas McClatchy Newspapers
The Big 12’s annual Media Days gathering is today and Tuesday at the Westin Galleria in Dallas. The annual event serves as a kickoff to the coming football season, and there will be plenty of questions for coaches and invited players to answer in a season of big changes for the conference. Here are five storylines to follow for the Big 12: 1. The new Big 12 Gone are Colorado (Pac-12) and Nebraska (Big Ten). With a 10-team Big 12, the North-South divisions and the conference championship game are gone, too. Now teams will play a complete roundrobin schedule, which means one more conference game for each team and also eliminates teams from gaining a possible advantage based on the schedule rotation of games against the opposite division. 2. Is Oklahoma a national title contender? The large majority of preseason national rankings released thus far have the Sooners at either No. 1 or No. 2. Eight starters are back from an offense that averaged 37.2 points per game last year. Included are quarterback Landry Jones, who was second in the nation in passing yards and touchdowns, and receiver Ryan Broyles, who led the nation in receptions and was third in yards. Oklahoma has a 36-game home winning streak, so the Sooners’ road games are worth a look. And there are two big away games: a nonconference game at Florida State on Sept. 17 and at Oklahoma State to end the regular season. 3. If not Oklahoma ... The Sooners are the clear conference favorite, receiving 41 of 43 first-place votes in the preseason media poll. Texas A&M and Oklahoma State split the other two first-place votes. A&M was 9-4 last season, beat Oklahoma 33-19 in College Station and finished the season ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since 1999. Seventeen starters return, so expectations are high, but there is that Nov. 5 game at Oklahoma. Oklahoma State’s record has steadily improved in coach Mike Gundy’s six years. After an 11-2 record last season, a conference title is the next step. Nine offensive starters are back, including the big-play combination of quarterback Brandon Weeden and receiver Justin Blackmon. Schedule concern: Two of the Cowboys’ first three Big 12 games are at Texas A&M and Texas. They also must play at Missouri and Texas Tech. 4. Can Texas return to the top? The Longhorns went 5-7 last season and saw their 12-year bowl streak end. That led to big off-season changes in Austin, with some of the biggest coming in the coaching staff. Among the five new assistants: innovative co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin, who was hired from Boise State, and defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, hired from Mississippi State after Will Muschamp left to become head coach at Florida. With questions at quarterback, true freshman running back Malcolm Brown — one of the nation’s top recruits — needs to make the big and immediate impact expected of him. 5. Baylor’s Mr. Excitement Baylor’s rise in the Big 12 has, not coincidentally, been accompanied by the increased level of play from junior quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin came back from a 2009 knee injury to pass for a school-record 3,501 yards last year. He also accounted for 30 touchdowns (22 passing, eight rushing). Griffin has playmakers around him in the Bears’ offense, but there’s no doubt that he’s the centerpiece. Griffin is the conference’s most exciting player. If healthy for a full season, he is a Heisman Trophy candidate.
climbing onto the winner’s podium on the Champs-Elysees. “It’s been a pleasure and an honor to fly the flag over here.” The 34-year-old Evans, the oldest champion since before World War II, stood on the podium wrapped in his national flag, his eyes tearing up as he listened to the Australian national anthem. He then embraced Andy and Frank Schleck. The brothers from Luxembourg had pushed him all the way to the end, but were finally defeated by his solo strength in Saturday’s race against the clock. On the traditional Tour victory lap on Paris’ Champs-Elysees, champagne in hand, Evans seemed to stop to celebrate with just about every fan bearing an Australian flag. As he clambered into his BMC
team bus, hundreds of people shouted praise, one yelling, “Cadel, we love you!” and others chanting “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie — Oy, Oy, Oy!” This was a very different Tour from the ones of the recent past that have been dominated by a single rider — Lance Armstrong or Contador. At least seven riders could have won it with only a few days remaining. Contador, who is fighting a legal battle to hold on to last year’s victory after a positive drug test, faded away in the final stages and finished fifth. On Sunday’s largely ceremonial ride to Paris, Contador smiled and chatted with Evans, even patting the Australian on the back. Afterward, the three-time Tour champion said he told Evans “he was the strongest rider, and it’s normal that he won.”
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Alomar, Blyleven, Gillick enter baseball HOF COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Roberto Alomar stared at the adoring crowd and was nearly rendered speechless, the tawdry episode of his stellar career long since forgotten. Bert Blyleven was more composed but moved nonetheless as he stared at his 85-year-old mother and reminisced about his late father. Both men were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame along with front-office guru Pat Gillick. Speaking first in his native Spanish, Alomar, the third Puerto Rican player to be enshrined, along with Orlando Cepeda and Roberto Clemente, said he felt proud to be a Puerto Rican. “I always played for my island,” Alomar said, dozens of Puerto Rican flags blowing in a gentle breeze on a sunny afternoon. “It is a true blessing to be able to share this moment with all of you. I have you in my heart. I am standing here today because of the fan support. “To my family, to my fans, to all the Puerto Rican people ... and the game of baseball, you are and will always be my life and my love.” The switch-hitting Alomar won a record 10 Gold Gloves at second base, was a 12-time AllStar and a career .300 hitter. Full of baseball smarts and grace, he’s also linked with one of the game’s most forgettable moments — he spit on umpire John Hirschbeck during an argument in 1996. The two have long since moved past that, and Hirschbeck was invited to come on Sunday. He had to decline because he’s working a game in St. Louis. Blyleven, the first Dutch-born player to be enshrined, thanked his parents for the drive and determination he needed to succeed. Drafted by Minnesota in the third round of the 1969 amateur draft, he became the youngest pitcher in the majors when the Twins called him up June 2, 1970, after just 21 minor-league starts. Blyleven, whose amazing curveball frustrated batters in his 22-year career, finished with 287 wins, 3,701 strikeouts, 60 shutouts and a pair of World Series rings — in 1979 with the Pittsburgh Pirates and 1987 in his second stint with the Twins.
GOLF Cochran holds on at Senior British WALTON ON THE HILL, ENGLAND — Russ Cochran won the Senior British Open by two shots Sunday, holding off the challenge of fellow Americans Mark Calcavecchia and the fast-finishing Tom Watson to capture his first major title. The 52-year-old Cochran claimed the winner’s check of $310,000 after making six birdies in a 5-under 67 in his final round at Walton Heath, closing at 12 under. The left-hander picked up all his shots in the first 10 holes, opening up a five-shot lead. He remained unruffled in the testing closing stretch despite a bogey on No. 14 that cut his advantage to two shots. Calcavecchia, who shared the overnight lead with Cochran and David Frost, was the runner-up. Watson was tied for third at 9 under.
Sparks wins Kansas Amateur LEAWOOD — Wichita State golfer Hunter Sparks beat Kansas State’s Kyle Smell, 2-and1, in the championship match of the Kansas Amateur Match Play Championship on Sunday at Hallbrook Country Club. “It means a lot, especially with my mom here … it’s the biggest tournament I’ve ever won,” said Sparks, a 20-year-old from Oklahoma City, Okla. Sparks battled Overland Park’s Smell to a draw through 33 holes in the finals, before a couple of errant tee shots cost the Wildcat senior. Sparks had a conceded birdie on Hallbrook’s par-4 16th hole (their 34th of the day) and then won No. 17 with a par to close out the match. Sparks, the 2010 Amateur medalist at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, was the third seed this year.
NBA Timberwolves to talk to Brown MINNEAPOLIS — After interviewing Rick Adelman and Don Nelson over the weekend, the Timberwolves intend to interview Larry Brown and possibly one or two others in this first phase to replace fired coach Kurt Rambis. When the Wolves will interview Brown, who has coached teams to both NBA and NCAA titles, is uncertain because of a recent death in his family, according to a league source with knowledge of the team’s search. League sources also told Yahoo! Sports that Brown has an interest in joining Doc Rivers’ Boston Celtics staff as an assistant coach, assuming Lawrence Frank accepts the Detroit Pistons’ head-coaching job. Yahoo says Rivers may promote a well-regarded young assistant on his staff, Mike Longabardi, but hasn’t ruled out hiring Brown.
NFL Players’ committee to meet today NEW YORK — A vote on a settlement to the lockout is what every NFL fan wants. Nobody is sure when that might happen. The players’ executive committee will meet today in Washington after lawyers worked through the weekend on issues that are holding up an agreement with the owners. Several people with knowledge of the meeting have told the Associated Press that no vote to recommend a deal is certain today. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the players association has not revealed its plans.
MLB Reds put SS Cozart on DL CINCINNATI — The Reds put rookie shortstop Zack Cozart on the 15-day disabled list because of an elbow injury.
Miyazato wins Evian Masters EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE — Ai Miyazato won the Evian Masters, shooting a 2-under 70 to protect her two-shot lead and clinch her first title of the year. Miyazato played with consistency throughout the tournament, dropping shots on just five of the 72 holes overall and finishing with a 15-under total of 273.
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KNOXVILLE, TENN. — Police arrested TenO’Hair triumphs in Canadian Open nessee senior linebacker Austin Johnson and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Sean O’Hair won the RBC Canadian Open after tapping in for bogey on the first playoff hole, and then watching fellow American Kris Blanks lip out his bogey putt from just over five feet. It was the fourth PGA Tour victory for O’Hair, who started three shots off the lead before shooting 68 to get into the playoff with Blanks (70) at 4-under 276.
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AUTO RACING Power takes early lead, wins EDMONTON, ALBERTA — Will Power drove to victory at the Edmonton Indy, taking a bite out of the points lead of reigning series champion Dario Franchitti. Power, the 30-year-old Australian who drives for Team Penske, started second, overtook leader Takuma Sato a quarter of the way through the race and held off hard-charging teammate Helio Castroneves to win by eighttenths of a second Sunday.
“That’s a milestone. Do they give you a watch for that, or do you have to steal it?” —Greg Cote of the Miami Herald, after former Hurricanes football recruit Willie Williams was charged with burglary — his 15th arrest
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1902 — Jim Jeffries knocks out Bob Fitzsimmons in the eighth round to retain the world heavyweight title. 1941 — Lefty Grove of the Boston Red Sox wins his 300th and last game, beating the Cleveland Indians 10-6. 1976 — In Montreal, Edwin Moses of the United States sets an Olympic record in the 400 hurdles with a time of 47.63. 1999 — Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France just three years after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer that spread to his brain and lungs. Armstrong becomes the second American to win cycling’s showcase race.
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SCOTT WARTMAN HITS FROM THE FAIRWAY on the first hole of the second round of the LAGA city tournament on Sunday at Lawrence Country Club. Wartman shot a two-day 160, 15 strokes behind open championship-flight winner Spencer Wilson.
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Roberts and talented golfer Tyler Cummins played in the Kansas Amateur this week and attended a friend’s wedding Sunday instead of playing in the tournament. “Without him, none of this could’ve been possible,” Wilson said, smiling. Even though Wilson secured a comfortable threeshot victory, it was one of the most dramatic finishes of the day.
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going back to the minors. This is Cobb’s third stint this season with the Rays. He said he used to sit at his locker wondering whether he would be tapped on the shoulder and told to report to Maddon’s off ice for another trip to Triple-A Durham. “I’ll keep a lookout after every outing, but seven shutout innings never hurts your cause,” Cobb said. Cobb, a 2006 fourth-round pick, is unbeaten in his first seven major league starts, the first Rays pitcher to accomplish that. “This is why we went to a six-man (rotation),” Maddon said. “This is the exact reason. You can’t do it unless you have a pitcher that is that effective and big league-ready and Alex is. There’s no tapping on the shoulder.” When Cobb gave up two singles to leadoff the sixth and seventh innings, he quickly worked out of the jams. “No panic,” Maddon said. “He threw strikes, let the defense play. He made the hitters swing the bat, wasn’t walking people and getting into bad counts. That’s why he
In all nine of the flights, the leaders after the first round at Eagle Bend were able to hold off the field and secure titles Sunday. Galen Smith (75-77—152) won the super senior championship flight by eight shots, and Van Reichert (70-74 — 144) bested the senior championship field by nine. After slogging to a 45 on the front nine, Rose Schuh shot a 41 on the back to secure a 30shot victory in the women’s field. The other winners: Darrel Smith, super senior f irst flight, 170; J.R. Neutel, senior second flight, 164; Brian Edwards, senior first flight,
BOX SCORE Tampa Bay Kansas City ab r h bi ab r h bi Jnnngs cf 3 0 2 0 AGordn lf 4 0 0 0 Damon dh 3 1 0 1 MeCarr cf 3 0 1 0 Zobrist 2b 4 1 3 2 Butler dh 4 0 0 0 Longori 3b 5 0 1 1 Hosmer 1b 4 0 1 0 Joyce rf 4 0 0 1 Maier rf 4 0 1 0 Ktchm 1b 5 0 1 0 Aviles ss 4 0 1 0 Chirins c 4 0 0 0 Mostks 3b 4 0 0 0 Fuld lf 4 1 1 0 Treanr c 4 0 1 0 SRdrgz ss 2 2 0 0 Getz 2b 2 0 2 0 Totals 34 5 8 5 Totals 33 0 7 0 Tampa Bay 002 002 010 — 5 — 0 Kansas City 000 000 000 E—Longoria (8). DP—Tampa Bay 2. LOB— Tampa Bay 11, Kansas City 8. 2B—Jennings (2), Zobrist (31), Kotchman (20), Aviles (10). SB— Jennings (2), Zobrist (11), Fuld (18), S.Rodriguez (7). SF—Joyce. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Cobb W,3-0 7 6 0 0 0 2 C.Ramos 2-3 0 0 0 2 1 Jo.Peralta 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 McGee 1 1 0 0 0 2 Kansas City F.Paulino L,1-4 5 2-3 7 4 4 2 6 Bl.Wood 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Collins 2-3 1 1 1 1 0 L.Coleman 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 2 HBP—by F.Paulino (S.Rodriguez, Jennings), by Bl.Wood (Zobrist), by Collins (Jennings). WP—Collins. Umpires—Home, Brian Runge; First, Marvin Hudson; Second, Tim McClelland; Third, Ted Barrett. T—3:01. A—23,735 (37,903).
was able to get through that relatively easy.” The Rays scored two runs with two out in the sixth on one hit, a Sam Fuld single, three hit batters and a walk. After Fuld’s hit, Felipe Paulino hit Sean Rodriguez and Desmond Jennings with pitches to load the bases. Blake Wood replaced Paulino and walked Johnny Damon, scoring Fuld. Wood hit Zobrist with a pitch to bring home Rodriguez. Paulino (1-4), who lost for the fourth time in his past five
He’s a very, very highIQ player and athletic, surprisingly because I CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B wasn’t. I was about the “There is part of him that least athletic person in loves KU because of mom and the history of majordad and the time he spent college basketball.” there. He’s an awfully bright young man. He knows this is a 40-year decision. This isn’t a four-year decision. He’s being very thoughtful.” Brad, who has lived in many places, including London and Singapore while working for Wichita-based Koch Industries, has maintained close ties with former KU teammates and coaches for more than 30 years. “I would have to say the relationships and opportunities that it has provided after playing,” Sanders said, asked to pinpoint the highlight of his KU career. “I am working for a company from Kansas. I was hired by Bill Hoglund, a former KU basketball player. I couldn’t be more grateful for that, and I just think the state of Kansas, people in Kansas all have been great. I am grateful for the opportunities and kindness they’ve given. It goes beyond the four years. It really does.” Sanders spoke with former KU coach Ted Owens just last week. “He talked about a lot of
— Ex-Jayhawk Brad Sanders, about son Christian things. He wanted to catch up on Christian, but we talked about business, other things,” Sanders said. “He is special. He is something else. “I have an opportunity occasionally (to speak to teammates), and I really, really enjoy that,” he added. “I do maintain a relationship with a number of them. Those relationships are unbelievable. They are so unconditional, very special.” Brad Sanders played in 91 games in his KU career, hitting 80 of 185 shots for 43.2 percent. S o m e o f h i s KU te a m mates in that Owens era included Paul Mokeski, Darnell Valentine, Ken Koenigs, John Douglas and Donnie Von Moore. “When people ask me about my playing days at KU, I remind them I probably still have eligibility left,” Brad
Sunday At Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club Vancouver, British Columbia Purse: $5.2 million Yardage: 7,010; Par: 70 Final a-amateur, x-won on first playoff hole x-Sean O’Hair (500), $936,00 69-73-66-68—276 Kris Blanks (300), $561,600 67-71-69-69—276 Andres Romero (190), $353,60072-68-67-70—277 Geoff Ogilvy (123), $228,800 70-68-70-70—278 Adam Hadwin (0), $228,800 72-66-68-72—278 Woody Austin (92), $174,200 68-75-68-68—279 Scott Piercy (92), $174,200 70-70-70-69—279 Bo Van Pelt (92), $174,200 68-72-65-74—279 C. Schwartzel (73), $140,400 71-67-73-69—280 Spencer Levin (73), $140,400 73-66-72-69—280 a-Patrick Cantlay 72-71-68-69—280 John Daly (73), $140,400 70-71-67-72—280 Chez Reavie (57), $105,300 70-71-73-67—281 Josh Teater (57), $105,300 74-67-73-67—281 C. Tringale (57), $105,300 73-66-72-70—281 Bud Cauley (0), $105,300 69-72-68-72—281 Lee Janzen (52), $78,000 69-68-76-69—282 Luke Donald (52), $78,000 70-73-72-67—282 Ernie Els (52), $78,000 68-74-74-66—282 Scott McCarron (52), $78,000 74-65-72-71—282 Tommy Gainey (52), $78,000 77-65-70-70—282 Greg Chalmers (46), $50,291 72-70-72-69—283 Charlie Wi (46), $50,291 73-70-71-69—283 Scott Stallings (46), $50,291 71-71-71-70—283 Morgan Hoffmann (0), $50,291 70-70-73-70—283 Rickie Fowler (46), $50,291 69-69-74-71—283 Keegan Bradley (46), $50,291 70-70-70-73—283 Chad Campbell (46), $50,291 69-67-74-73—283 Ben Crane (42), $37,700 69-70-75-70—284 Ryan Moore (42), $37,700 73-69-67-75—284
164; Maurice Monteau, open Evian Masters Sunday second flight, 166; and Steve At Evian Masters Golf Club E Morgan, open first flight, 156. Pvuirasne-:les-Bains, France $3.25 million LAGA tournament organiz- Yardage: 6,345; Par: 72 F i n a l er David Lerner was Ai Miyazato, $487,500 impressed with how well the Stacy Lewis, $302,406 golfers scored in the heat I.K. Kim, $175,223 Miki Saiki, $175,223 wave that continues to hit Angela Stanford, $175,223 Lawrence. He also said he Suzann Pettersen, $95,752 Pressel, $95,752 thought LCC was a great host Morgan Ran Hong, $95,752 for the event and that he Shin-Ae Ahn, $67,606 Miyazato, $67,606 hopes that the city tourna- Mika Maria Hjorth, $67,606 ment continues to develop. Yani Tseng, $56,125 Hedwall, $56,125 Lerner even threw around Caroline Amy Yang, $48,124 the idea of starting the tourna- Brittany Lincicome, $48,124 ment with two days of stroke Paula Creamer, $48,124 Nordqvist, $40,398 play and then moving to Anna Inbee Park, $40,398 Ayako Uehara, $40,398 match play. But that would Shin, $40,398 require more players in each Jiyai Paige Mackenzie, flight or a consolidation of a Na Yeon Choi, $34,769 Yuri Fudoh, $34,769 couple of flights. Cristie Kerr, $34,769
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starts, gave up four runs on seven hits, while walking two Senior British Open Sunday and striking out six. At Walton Heath Golf Club (Old Course) The Rays scored a pair of Walton on the Hill, England million runs in the third with Evan PYuarrdsea:g$2 e: 7,394; Par: 72 Longoria driving in Damon Final a-amateur with a single. Matt Joyce’s sac- Russ Cochran, United States 72-70-67-67—276 rifice fly scored Zobrist with Mark Calcavecchia, U.S. 68-69-72-69—278 Tom Watson, United States 75-68-69-67—279 the other run. Pavin, United States 72-69-69-69—279 Cobb did not allow a runner Corey Barry Lane, England 71-70-69-70—280 69-74-66-72—281 past first base until the sixth David Frost, South Africa Funk, United States 72-70-74-66—282 when Matt Treanor and Chris Fred Peter Fowler, Australia 71-68-73-70—282 Getz led off with singles. Eric Lee Rinker, United States 70-67-74-71—282 Mike Goodes, United States 70-70-71-71—282 Hosmer and Mitch Maier John Cook, United States 73-67-72-71—283 opened the seventh with sin- Bernhard Langer, Germany 70-76-69-69—284 Tway, United States 70-71-72-71—284 gles, but Mike Aviles ground- Bob Gordon Brand Jnr., Scotland 70-72-71-71—284 ed into a double play. Rod Spittle, Canada 70-67-75-72—284 74-69-74-69—286 “We just didn’t come to play Tommy Armour III, US. Jones, United States 73-70-73-70—286 today,” Royals left fielder Alex Steve Ian Woosnam, Wales 71-73-72-70—286 77-66-71-72—286 Gordon said. “I don’t say this Kevin Spurgeon, England Gilder, United States 72-71-70-73—286 a lot, but we deserved to lose. Bob Larry Mize, United States 71-72-74-70—287 We didn’t do much. We just Tom Lehman, United States 71-72-72-72—287 Olin Browne, United States 75-69-74-70—288 didn’t show up to play.” Juan Quiros, Spain 75-69-74-70—288 The loss snapped the Roy- Tom Byrum, United States 71-72-73-72—288 Mike Harwood, Australia 68-74-72-74—288 als’ four-game winning streak, Beck, United States 73-69-69-77—288 matching their longest of the Chip Jay Haas, United States 71-74-72-72—289 season. The Royals have not Michael Allen, United States 74-71-71-73—289 Sluman, United States 71-73-72-73—289 had a winning streak of five or Jeff Gary Wolstenholme, England 73-73-74-70—290 more games since Sept. 7-11, Peter Senior, Australia 74-69-74-73—290 Reid, United States 74-69-73-74—290 2009 when they won f ive Mike Steve Pate, United States 76-72-74-69—291 straight. Scott Simpson, United States 71-74-74-72—291 James D. Mason, United States 73-73-73-72—291 Carl Mason, England 76-72-71-72—291 71-71-74-75—291
Notes Mark Belsham, England Rays CF B.J. Upton was held out of the lineup as stories Nordea Masters continue to circulate he ASut nBdraoyHof Slott Golf Club would be traded by July 31. ... Stockholm million SS Alcides Escobar, the only PYuarrdsea:g$2.11 e: 7,603; Par: 72 Royal to play in all the first 100 Final Noren, Sweden games, and RF Jeff Francoeur Alexander Richard Finch, England were given the day off. Aviles Niklas Lemke, Sweden Scott Hend, Australia and Maier replaced the two.
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said. “I say that jokingly, but I was not heavily recruited. I had a relationship over the years with coach Owens and (Sam) Miranda by participating in their camps. That’s how our relationship was built.” There was no three-point line back then. City Tournament Christian is known as an LAGA Sunday at Lawrence Country Club accurate three-point bomber. Women Rose 83-86—169 “Christian is a combo guard Schuh, Gebhards, Lou Ann 95-104—199 in the pure sense,” Brad stat- Eichhorn, Quillen 101-115—216 ed. “He’s a very good shooter, Super Senior First Flight but his real strength is IQ and Smith, Darrel 82-88—170 Van Leer, Tim 87-93—180 ability to put people in posiHertling, Mike 92-92—184 tion to be successful. He’s a Lerner, David 86-101—187 100-112—212 very, very high-IQ player and Draskovich, Rich athletic, surprisingly because Super Senior Championship Flight I wasn’t. I was about the least Smith, Galen 75-77—152 Chris 80-80—160 athletic person in the history Davis, Hagan, Jim 84-81—165 of major-college basketball.” Tayor, Tom 79-91—170 94-80—174 “Yes, shooting is my Novacek, Dennis Pete 93-94—187 strength,” Christian told jay- Whitenight, Brecheisen, Ted 93-106—199 hawkslant.com after his unofSenior Second Flight ficial visit. “During summer Neutel, J.R. 77-87—164 ball, that’s what I do. Playing Greenamyre, David 82-84—166 Morris, Tim 89-94—183 with the twins (major college Stohs, Duane 87-101—188 recruits Aaron and Andrew Gebhards, Randy 86-102—188 97-104—201 Harrison), they attack and Vernberg, Eric kick. In high school, I’m more Senior First Flight 80-84—164 of the primary ball-handler. I Edwards, Brian Tim 81-85—166 enjoy both and feel that I’m Schnitker, Anderson, Curt 89-83—172 Beaton, Mike 83-92—175 successful at both.” William 89-89—178 As far as his feelings toward Patt, Ross, John 89-95—184 KU: “My dad played basketball Wagner, Bill 98-87—185 at Kansas, so growing up it was Senior Championship Flight a school for our family to cheer Reichert, Van 70-74—144 74-79—153 for,” Christian said. “When we Wilson, Doug Stansell, Jamie 72-84—156 moved, it lost a little bit, but in Gisel, Dennis 74-82—156 73-84—157 our hearts, it’s always been a Davison, David Emerson, John 74-86—160 good school for us.” Platz, Stewart 81-81—162
Open Second Flight Monteau, Maurice Urban, Brandon Keegan, Tom Frank, Darrell Martin, Mike Eichhorn, Grant Farve, Michael Morris, Jacob Frink, Derek Scarlett, Chad Ware, Anthony
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Open Championship Flight Wilson, Spencer Sharp, Greg Gollier, Bo Rainbolt, Tom Rack, Michael Scott, Spencer Junge, Chuck McCauley, Seth Randall, Steve Wartman, Scott Schmidt, Evan Dick, Mason Graves, Ryan Bellemere, Matt Carmean, Sam Patel, Jugal Canedo, Tony
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National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Released LF Wily Mo Pena. CINCINNATI REDS—Placed SS Zack Cozart on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Paul Janish from Louisville (IL). FLORIDA MARLINS—Recalled RHP Jose Ceda from New Orleans (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Assigned LHP Chase Wright to Nashville (PCL). BASKETBALL Women’s National Basketball Association CONNECTICUT SUN—Signed F Jessica Breland to a seven-day contract.
Sunday At Rothenbaum Sport GmbH Hamburg, Germany Purse: $1.58 million (WT500) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Championship Gilles Simon (5), France, def. Nicolas Almagro (3), Spain, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
A U.S. Open Series event Sunday At The Atlanta Athletic Club Norcross, Ga. Purse: $600,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship Mardy Fish (1), United States, def. John Isner (3), United States, 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2.
Tour de France
Sunday At Paris 21st (Final) Stage A largely ceremonial 59-mile flat ride from the Parisian suburb of Creteil to the Champs-Elysees in Paris 1. Mark Cavendish, Britain, HTC-Highroad, 2 hours, 27 minutes, 2 seconds. 2. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Norway, Sky Procycling, same time. 3. Andre Greipel, Germany, Omega PharmaLotto, same time. 4. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin-Cervelo, same time. 5. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, LeopardTrek, same time. 6. Daniel Oss, Italy, Liquigas-Cannondale, same time. 7. Borut Bozic, Slovenia, Vacansoleil-DCM, same time. 8. Tomas Vaitkus, Lithuania, Astana, same time. 9. Gerald Ciolek, Germany, Quick Step, same time. 10. Jimmy Engoulvent, France, Saur-Sojasun, same time. 11. Sebastien Hinault, France, AG2R La Mondiale, same time. 12. Grega Bole, Slovenia, Lampre-ISD, same time. 13. Mark Renshaw, Australia, HTC-Highroad, same time. 14. Juan Antonio Flecha, Spain, Sky Procycling, same time. 15. Francisco Ventoso, Spain, Movistar, same time. 16. Samuel Dumoulin, France, Cofidis, same time. 17. Mikhail Ignatyev, Russia, Katusha, same time. 18. Maxim Iglinskiy, Kazakhstan, Astana, same time. 19. Alessandro Petacchi, Italy, Lampre-ISD, same time. 20. Sebastien Turgot, France, Europcar, same time. Also 56. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, same time. Final Standings Individual (Yellow Jersey) 1. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, 86 hours, 12 minutes, 22 seconds. 2. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 1 minute, 34 seconds behind. 3. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 2:30. 4. Thomas Voeckler, France, Europcar, 3:20. 5. Alberto Contador, Spain, Saxo Bank Sungard, 3:57. 6. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 4:55. 7. Damiano Cunego, Italy, Lampre-ISD, 6:05. 8. Ivan Basso, Italy, Liquigas-Cannondale, 7:23. 9. Tom Danielson, United States, GarminCervelo, 8:15. 10. Jean-Christophe Peraud, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 10:11. Also 17. Christian Vande Velde, United States, Garmin-Cervelo, 27:12. Also 32. Levi Leipheimer, United States, RadioShack, 1:03:58. 56. George Hincapie, United States, BMC, 1:45:16. 82. Tejay Van Garderen, United States, HTCHighroad, 2:25:49. 114. Brent Bookwalter, United States, BMC, 3:03:47. 159. Tyler Farrar, United States, GarminCervelo, 3:38:32. 165. Danny Pate, United States, HTC-Highroad, 3:45:26. Team (Yellow Bib) 1. Garmin-Cervelo (United States, 258:18:49. 2. Leopard-Trek (Luxembourg), 11:04 behind. 3. AG2R La Mondiale (France), 11:20. 4. Europcar (France), 41:53. 5. Euskaltel-Euskadi (Spain), 52:00. Points (Green Jersey) 1. Mark Cavendish, Britain, HTC-Highroad, 334 points. 2. Jose Joaquin Rojas, Spain, Movistar, 272. 3. Philippe Gilbert, Belgium, Omega PharmaLotto, 236. 4. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, 208. 5. Thor Hushovd, Norway, Garmin-Cervelo, 195. Climber (Red Polka Dot Jersey) 1. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 108 points. 2. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 98. 3. Jelle Vanendert, Netherlands, Omega Pharma-Lotto, 74. 4. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, 58. 5. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 56. Youth (White Jersey) 1. Pierre Rolland, France, Europcar, 86:23:05. 2. Rein Taaramae, Estonia, Cofidis, 46 seconds behind. 3. Jerome Coppel, France, Saur-Sojasun, 7:53. 4. Arnold Jeannesson, France, Francaise des Jeux, 10:37. 5. Rob Ruijgh, Netherlands, Vacansoleil-DCM, 22:21.
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS—Optioned RHP Lester Oliveros to Toledo (IL). Assigned RHP Tommy Collier to Connecticut (NYP). TAMPA BAY RAYS—Assigned LHP Ryan Carpenter to Hudson Valley (NYP). TEXAS RANGERS—Signed RHP Merkin Valdez to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL). Signed LHP Yohander Mendez and OF Eduard Pinto to 2012 contracts.
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Sunday At Edmonton City Centre Airport Edmonton, Canada Lap length: 2.224 miles (Starting position in parentheses) 1. (2) Will Power, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 2. (9) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 3. (4) Dario Franchitti, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 4. (11) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 5. (15) Justin Wilson, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 6. (12) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 7. (7) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 8. (20) Mike Conway, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 9. (22) Danica Patrick, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running. 10. (6) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Honda, 80, Running.
German Grand Prix
Sunday At Nuerburgring Nuerburg, Germany Lap length: 3.199 miles 1. Lewis Hamilton, England, McLaren, 60 laps, 1:37:30.334, 118.005 mph. 2. Fernando Alonso, Spain, Ferrari, 60, 1:37:34.314. 3. Mark Webber, Australia, Red Bull, 60, 1:37:40.122. 4. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Red Bull, 60, 1:38:18.255. 5. Felipe Massa, Brazil, Ferrari, 60, 1:38:22.586. 6. Adrian Sutil, Germany, Force India, 60, 1:38:56.542. 7. Nico Rosberg, Germany, Mercedes, 59, +1 lap. 8. Michael Schumacher, Germany, Mercedes, 59, +1 lap. 9. Kamui Kobayashi, Japan, Sauber, 59, +1 lap. 10. Vitaly Petrov, Russia, Renault, 59, +1 lap.
Sunday At Bandimere Speedway Morrison, Colo. Final Finish Order TOP FUEL 1, Spencer Massey. 2, Tony Schumacher. 3, Rod Fuller. 4, Antron Brown. 5, Bob Vandergriff. 6, Doug Kalitta. 7, Shawn Langdon. 8, Del Worsham. 9, Larry Dixon. 10, Steven Chrisman. 11. Brandon Bernstein. 12, David Grubnic. 13, Morgan Lucas. 14, Terry McMillen. 15, Scott Palmer. 16, Dom Lagana. FUNNY CAR 1, John Force. 2, Matt Hagan. 3, Robert Hight. 4, Jeff Arend. 5, Ron Capps. 6, Tim Wilkerson. 7, Mike Neff. 8, Cruz Pedregon. 9, Melanie Troxel. 10, Tony Pedregon. 11, Todd Simpson. 12, Johnny Gray. 13, Jeff Diehl. 14, Paul Lee. 15, Jack Beckman. 16, Bob Tasca III. PRO STOCK 1, Mike Edwards. 2, Allen Johnson. 3, Kurt Johnson. 4, Larry Morgan. 5, V. Gaines. 6, Jason Line. 7, Greg Anderson. 8, Erica Enders. 9, Vincent Nobile. 10, Ron Krisher. 11, Greg Stanfield. 12, Warren Johnson. 13, Rodger Brogdon. 14, Ronnie Humphrey. 15, Steve Kalkowski. 16, Shane Gray. PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE: 1, Karen Stoffer. 2, Michael Phillips. 3, Hector Arana. 4, Eddie Krawiec. 5, David Hope. 6, LE Tonglet. 7, Jerry Savoie. 8, Mike Berry. 9, Hector Arana Jr. 10, Chip Ellis. 11, Steve Johnson. 12, Jim Underdahl. 13, Andrew Hines. 14, Matt Smith. 15, Justin Finley. 16, Shawn Gann.
Tuesday’s Games San Antonio at Washington, 6 p.m. Connecticut at Chicago, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Tulsa, 7 p.m. Seattle at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
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Riley County, KS Responsible for installing and maintaining all traffic control devices utilized to direct and protect the motoring public traveling the county-wide highway system. Responds to emergencies to repair signs and traffic lights damaged by acts of vandalism, storm damage, and traffic accidents. Hiring pay range is $15.20-$16.80 per hour for this full time position. Applicants for safety sensitive positions who receive a conditional offer of employment must submit to a drug test. Applications are accepted at the Riley County Clerk’s Office, 110 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66502, or online www.rileycountyks.gov Riley County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Mon., Aug. 1, 2011 - 6PM Double Tree Hotel 10100 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210 Detrixhe Realty & Auction 913-642-3207, 913-624-4644 www.kansasauctions.net CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Sat., Aug 6, 2011 Lyndon, KS - 9AM Harley Gerdes Auctions (785) 828-4476 www.HarleyGerdesAuctions.com PUBLIC AUCTION Sun., Aug. 7, 2011 - Noon 16272 Hollingsworth Rd. Basehor, KS 66007 Jo Jo Wyatt & (late) Roger Wyatt Jan Shoemaker JAN’S AUCTION & APPRAISAL SERICE 785-331-6919 www.kansasauctions.net/jan
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Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAM ASSISTANT. Full-time, 40 hrs/wk. ReBECOME PART OF A sponsible for informaGROWING tion, outreach and assisFAMILY-ORIENTED tance to older adults in BANKING TEAM. Douglas County; coordiWE ARE SEEKING A nation of Senior Health “Personal Banker / Insurance Counseling for Teller” Kansas volunteer proMust be a self-starter, gram. Bachelor degree in multi-task oriented, human services. Comhave good customer mensurate experience service skills, may be considered. Proorganization, accuracy ficiency with Microsoft and more. Office products required. Requires interaction Public speaking and with customers. communication abilities Great benefits package. required. E.O.E./Member FDIC Experience working with Please send resume to: older adults and volunUniversity National Bank teers preferred. Must Human Resource have own car and valid Department KS license. Must be able PO Box 1777 to pass criminal backLawrence, Ks 66044 ground check. Or to www.unbank.com Submit resume & references to Community Services Manager, Construction Douglas County Senior Services, Inc., Construction Laborer, re745 Vermont, Lawrence, tired or want something to KS, 66044; or email to do? or younger? email@example.com 913-721-1488 No phone calls, please. Open until filled. EOE/AA. Customer Service Education and Interpretation Specialist Dole Institute of Politics, University of Kansas. Professional position responsible for creating and leading gallery tours and primary source based learning experiences for visitors of all ages to the Dole Institute of Politics. Requires Master’s in museum studies, education or library science and 6-months related experience (paid or volunteer). Application deadline is Aug. 12, 2011. For more details, go to https://jobs.ku.edu search for Position #01112020. EO/AA
Human Services Cottonwood Residential Services is seeking enthusiastic individuals committed to becoming positive influence in the lives of adults with intellectual - developmental disabilities by developing caring relationships while providing respectful support in all aspects of living in the community.
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SYSTEMS ENGINEER Mediaphormedia, an award-winning commercial software company based in Lawrence, Kansas, is growing! We need another Systems Administrator/ Engineer to help us as we virtualize and expand our current server deployment. Inspired by the DevOps movement, we are looking for someone comfortable with both administering Unix/ Linux and writing solid code. You will help develop systems automation tools to provision and deploy new servers as needed and to continuously integrate new software releases. You will monitor existing systems and rapidly respond to runtime issues. You will work closely with our application developers to help solve complex problems in scaling our services. The ideal candidate will be: • proficient with Unix, Linux or Solaris administration experience • proficient coding experience with languages like Python and Ruby • Apache/Nginx and database configuration experience • a passion for open source software • ability to work well on a team • excellent communication skills Preference will be given to candidates who have: • experience developing applications with the Django web development framework • managed and scaled web applications with apache, nginx, varnish, memcache, and other related applications • managed deployment of software and servers with fabric, chef, or puppet • solid experience with cloud services: Amazon Web Services, EC2, S3, CloudFront, and related services • PostgreSQL DBA experience • contributed to the open-source community or devops movement Mediaphormedia is a division of The World Company, publishers of Lawrence Journal-World. We are the developers of EllingtonCMS and Marketplace. Our applications are helping transform online news and media! To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
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PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR part-time The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a part-time PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR with a knack for producing innovative designs through copy editing and lively headlines in order to facilitate the publication of high quality, accurate, digital and print sports articles and stories. Copy editor will:
DIGITAL EDITOR The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a Digital Editor to facilitate the use of social media applications and methods to support and increase user engagement. Editor will: • On a daily basis, look at a story and, in collaboration with other editors and reporters, provide ideas for how that story can best be approached on digital platforms, to include online, on mobile and via social media. • Respond to and monitor breaking news. • Build and manage respective communities on LJWorld.com and related sites, including monitoring and moderating comments. • Monitor social media avenues to include both broadcasting of major headlines and news as well as encourage interaction among fans and followers.
• Edit stories for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar and spelling, organization, readability and style. • Produce the site’s sports content so that it remains current, accurate and fresh. • Design and maintain digital forms, views, links and other technical aspects to maximize interactivity of the user experience. • Create and administer pages in Ellington, content management system which may include the posting of video, audio and written content. • Coordinate with reporters, editors and photographers to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality. • Perform detail-oriented, quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
• Train staff on digital tools as needed.
• Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
• Monitor and ensure the quality and quantity of video content.
• Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
• Prioritize and arrange online content to boost traffic and audience engagement while monitoring long-term traffic trends. • Act as a primary contact for staff or users having trouble using or navigating LJWorld.com and other related websites. Ideal candidates should have a track record of being comfortable thinking on his or her feet, solving problems and identifying and adapting to emerging digital trends; working with those who have both more and less news experience; excellent writing and copy editing skills in a fast-paced Web environment and have strong news judgment. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Ideal candidates should have a track record of sound news judgment, a keen eye for errors of style and substance, strong design skills, being team oriented, prioritizing and taking pride in the details, and at least one year of newsroom, print or on-line publication copy editing experience. Ability to work evenings and weekends is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent years of work experience and at least three years of experience using Quark Express or InDesign. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to email@example.com. Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
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PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR SPORTS REPORTER part-time The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a part-time sports reporter who can identify, write, edit and report on the sports events of Northeast Kansas, as well as shoot and edit material for multimedia use. Position is critical to maintaining an edge in local sports, through highlights of high school and other local sports. Sports Reporter will: • Research a variety of sports stories through interviews, observation and other resources. • Determine tone and intended audience of story. • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. • Shoot sports stories and create unique content for digital and print media. • Write timely and accurate feature stories. • Develop weekly story budgets. • Interact professionally, cooperatively, collaboratively and creatively with other employees, customers and suppliers. • Communicate with team members regarding stories, photos, graphics and deadlines.
The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR with a knack for producing innovative designs through copy editing and lively headlines in order to facilitate the publication of high quality, accurate, digital and print sports articles and stories. Copy editor will: • Edit stories for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar and spelling, organization, readability and style. • Produce the site’s sports content so that it remains current, accurate and fresh. • Design and maintain digital forms, views, links and other technical aspects to maximize interactivity of the user experience. • Create and administer pages in Ellington, content management system which may include the posting of video, audio and written content. • Coordinate with reporters, editors and photographers to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality. • Perform detail-oriented, quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers. • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
Ideal candidates should have a track record of developing beat sources and story ideas; reporting, researching, interviewing and quality writing skills with knowledge of AP; exceptional knowledge of grammar and effective use of language; working effectively under deadline pressure; developing beats sources and story ideas; be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); have at least one year reporting experience for a daily, weekly or college newspaper and a bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience. Minimum one year shooting and editing video, preferred (will train). Ability to work evenings and weekends is required and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
• Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to email@example.com. Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE
Ideal candidates should have a track record of sound news judgment, a keen eye for errors of style and substance, strong design skills, being team oriented, prioritizing and taking pride in the details, and at least one year of newsroom, print or on-line publication copy editing experience. Ability to work evenings and weekends is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent years of work experience and at least three years of experience using Quark Express or InDesign.
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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
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General Services Accessible and General Public Transportation We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities. Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help. Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program
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Insured 20 yrs. experience
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Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks
Green Grass Lawn Care
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www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069 2BR, 1 bath - Secluded, large country home, natural gas. No smoking. 1 sm. dog ok. Avail. Aug. 1. 785-838-9009 Great Alvamar location 4000 Crossgate Ct. 2BR, 2 bath, lg. double garage, all appls., open floor plan, & lawn care. Avail. Aug. 1. $850/mo. Call 785-842-7073 2BR, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 1 car garage. $750 /mo. Refs./security deposit required. Call 785-749-3840 3BR house close to KU Rec Center. Has W/D & off street parking. No pets. $1,050/mo. Avail. Aug. 1st. Call 785-766-5837 3BR - Prairie Park district, high ceilings w/fans, 2 full baths, fenced yard, patio, double garage. Really nice! $1,100/mo. 785-841-4201
3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick Ln. CA, W/D hookup, garage. Remodeled. $795/mo. $400 deposit. 785-842-7644
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3624 W. 7th St. - 3BR, 2 bath, all kitchen amenities, bsmt., 2 car garage, $1,250/mo. 785-841-8744
Furniture Consign & Design now open, 925 Iowa, Ste. L, furniture, decor, antiques, accents, currently accepting consignments by appointment. 785-856-9595 email Lori@consignLawrence.com. Mattress Sets: Factory rejects, new in plastic. Save up to 70%. All sizes. 785-766-6431 NICE QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA. in very good condition. $100 firm. Don’t let your friends drink and drive! 785-832-0274.
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Mobile Homes OWNER WILL FINANCE 2BR, 1 bath, wood floors, new carpet, CH/CA, Lawrence. Super clean - Move in ready. Call 913-707-9278
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12 X 6 Astroturf Table. Well Buick 2008 Enclave CXL Built covered table. Used AWD, power liftgate, for racetrack. moving sunroof, navigation, 19” must sell. Call Ron alloy wheels, Bose 402-216-7366 sound, dvd, On Star, GM certified, first 2yrs mainNavy Seals 2 DVD Set: “The tenance, and much Untold stories, covert Op- more! Stk# 14586A only erations, Vietnam, $30,995. TheCanal Zone, Bosnia, CoDale Willey 785-843-5200 lumbia.” $15. 785-331-5072. www.dalewilleyauto.com
Pet Crate: Metal Pet Crate for small dog breeds. Black/collapsible. Clean 20 Acres for sale: 1953 North and barely used. $25/offer. 1275 Rd., Eudora, KS 66025, Call/Text 785-760-1821 off K-10, 5 min. to Lawrence. It’s the planted plot (SW) at the t-intersection. Call 402- Music-Stereo 908-4142 or 815-895-9597
Downtown Lawrence Buildings For Sale
BOAT DOCK & LOTS AT PERRY LAKE $13,000 for 3 adjacent lots totaling .95 acre with private, covered dock. Rural water district, sewer. Hickory Acres subdivision. For location Google map “Hickory Point Rd, Meriden, KS”. Address is 6238 Hickory Point Rd, Meriden, KS. Call 785-580-3478. DO NOT EMAIL!
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Sofas, loveseats, BR sets, dinette sets, mattresses. Family Boat - 19’ Baja, 190 Last month - Buy NOW! hp inboard-outboard mo1414 W 6th St, Lawrence tor, 60+ hours. Comes with 785-856-4640 canapy, tandem trailer, skis, more. Asking $6,400. Very nice dark wood, rec- Call 785-259-1507 tangle dining room table. Extends to 78 inches w/6 matching chairs. Cush- RV's ioned seats. $350. Call 785-542-1642 1997 Beaver Patriot Yorktown 40’ Diesel Pusher. 58,000 miles. 425 HP CAT. Lawn, Garden & Super Clean, currently Nursery stored inside. $38,500. Call 785-691-5266 for more inChair: slipper chair, 1920’s, quiries. fan back. Excellent condition. $50.00. Call Fifth Wheel RV: 2002 Jayco 785-749-4490 after 3:00pm. Eagle. Take your home with you - winter or sumCraftsman Lawn Mower. mer. 29.5 feet with 2 Slide For Sale: Craftsman 7.0 outs. $14,000. Will sell as Self Propelled lawn mower package with 2001 Chevy and mulcher. Runs but Silverado 8.1 liter gasoline needs tune up and clean- engine, extended cab, long ing. $30.00 Call bed, 4 wheel drive. 785-843-9988. ($22,000 combined) Many extras, including hitch. John Deere Accessories for Call 785 594-2781 Owner is garden tractor $100 each: motivated and summer 1.multi-function aerator awaits. 2.spreader 3.pull cart 785-842-6313
for lease: 800 Comet Lane Mower. Snapper approximately 8,000 sq.ft. Lawn building perfect for serv- push lawn mower $65. For more info. please call ice or contracting business. Has large overhead 785-856-1028 doors and plenty of work Rug: antique oriental, and storage room. 1890’s. 5’ x 6’, faded red Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 with camel and navy. $50.00 Call 785-749-4490 after 3:00 pm.
Douglas Co. / Lecompton 6 -50 Ac. trees, ponds, hilltop view. With sm. home. Ownerfinance $365-$1,295 Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 3BR, $795/mo. 1 bath, CA, W/D hookups, 1 car with www.kslandsales.blogspot.com opener. Security Deposit & Refs. required. 785-749-3840
Available August 1
(near 6th & Kasold)
W/D hookups, Pets OK
1+BR cottage in country like setting, very quiet, lots of bookshelves, AC, kitchen appls., 1 yr. lease. $600/mo. + utils. & 1 month deposit. No pets. 785-841-3301
3BR, 1620 W. 20th Terr. CA, DW, 1 bath, wood floors, 1 car, fenced yard. $850/mo. +$425 deposit. 785-842-7644
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110 Indian Avenue
2BR, 1 bath, bonus rm. on back, 1 car. Avail. Aug. 1. Complete/tasteful remodel w/all new kitchen appls. Wood/tile floors, W/D. $875/mo. & deposit. No pets. Please call (785) 841-0769 to schedule a viewing
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Apartments & Townhomes
2 & 3 BR homes available. $785/mo. & up. Some are in downtown Lawrence. Call 1311 Wakarusa - office space available. 200 sq. ft. Jo at 785-550-7777 - 6,000 sq. ft. For details call 785-842-7644
3BR, 1606 W. 2nd St. near I-70 & hospital. 1 Bath, CA, kitchen appls., fenced yard, 1 car. NO PETS! Avail. Aug. 1. $750/mo. 785-832-9906
2BR units: $400-$600/mo. Income restrictions. Tenants email@example.com 2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468 to Homeowners Call 785www.firstmanagementinc.com 842-5494. Apply at: www. tenants-to-homeowners.org Studios - 951 Arkansas, all elect., AC, laundry on site, 1 & 2 BRs — Now Leasing 2BR, 1425 Kentucky - near plenty of parking, built-in Early Move-In & Aug. 2011 KU, 1 bath, stackable W/D, bed & desk, $395/mo. No www.ApartmentsatLawrence.com off-st. parking, $750/mo. pets. Call 785-841-5797 785-312-9945 1st mo. FREE! 785-766-2722 Studios — 1244 Ohio, all elect., AC, laundry on site, 1 & 2BRs, $435 - $550/mo. 2BR, 1425 Kentucky - near off street parking, $410/mo. KU, 1 bath, stackable W/D, NW location close to shopNo pets. 785-841-5797 off-st. parking, $750/mo. ping & bus route. No pets. Free I-Pad. 785-766-2722 Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-865-8699 Studios — 2400 Alabama, all 2BR. Sm. duplex has all the elect., plenty of parking, AC, right stuff! CA, garage, W/D laundry. $390, water/cable hookup, nice back yard, W. paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 785.843.4040 location, $545. 785-841-4201 Studio — 1414 Tennessee, in Water, Trash, Sewer, & older house, 2nd floor, AC. Avalon Apartments Basic Cable Included. $380 per month. No pets. fox_runapartments@ 901 Avalon Call 785-841-5797 hotmail.com 2BR, 900 sq. ft., balcony, Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all Heat & water paid, elect, plenty of parking, AC, Easy walk to Applecroft Apts. laundry. $410. water/cable school or downtown, 19th & Iowa, Lawrence paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 $630/mo., $300 deposit.
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Now Hiring Front Office Manager Previous front desk supervisory experience required. Must have flexible schedule. Also hiring Food & Beverage Manager on Duty. Previous F&B Manager experience required. This is a PM shift. Apply in person at 200 Mcdonald Drive or submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
2 and 3 Bedroom Apts. & townhomes Available Summer & Fall Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops 19th & Mass
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4BR, 2 bath, bsmt., garage, 2BR house near Eudora, re1, 2, & 3BR townhomes 2BRs & 3BRs — 2624 Ridge avail. in Cooperative. Units fenced yard, quiet street. frig., stove, AC, W/D, $675 Avail. now. $1,300/mo. Lawn per month. No pets. Call Ct., tri-level with washer & starting at $412 - $485/mo. care provided. 785-865-8778 407-230-0574 Water, trash, sewer paid. dryer. 1 bath, all electric. $650. No pets. 785-841-5797 FIRST MONTH FREE! 4BR, 2 bath townhome with 3BR nice mobile home, 1 Back patio, CA, hard wood DW & W/D hookup. $850/ bath, CH/CA, W/D hookup, ASHBURY TOWNHOMES floors, full bsmt., stove, mo. + $450 deposit. Avail. $535/mo. + Refs. & deposit. Near K-10, W/D hookups refrig., W/D hookup, gar- Aug. 1st. Call 785-749-6084 Avail. Aug. 1. 913-845-3273 & fenced courtyard. bage disposal, Reserved 4BR, 3 bath, huge, over 3BR, 2.5 bath, newer home, 2BR & 3BRs Available parking. On site manageMOVE IN SPECIALS ment & maintenance. 24 hr. 2,200 sq.ft. DW, W/D. Avail. avail. now. Shadow Ridge Aug. $1,200. Near KU -2508 area. No pets. $1,095/mo. Call NOW 785-842-1322 emergency maintenance. University Dr. 785-842-8335 Call 785-766-9823 Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 Apartments, Houses & (Equal Housing Opportunity) Duplexes. 785-842-7644 Leavenworth www.GageMgmt.com 1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE 6BR brick ranch on 5 acres. $375 to $900/mo. No pets. Handicap access, roll-in Available now. Please call showers, open plan, huge for more info 785-423-5828 rms., all elect. geothermal heat pump, walk-out fin2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. ished bsmt., more. $1,500/ Some with study. $550 mo. Avail. Sept. 913-351-2504 $650/mo. Available Now & Bob Billings & Crestline August. Call 785-842-7644 785-842-4200 LUXURIOUS TOWNHOMES
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Buick 2000 Park Avenue, gray, 4 door, one owner, 83,000 miles. Has automatic transmission, power seats, heated front seats, & you can program your garage door opener into the car. Car is in good condition, has never been in accident, and has always been garaged and had regular maintenance. Asking $5,000 cash. 785-843-8967
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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 $21,930. STK#476201. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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3BR Family Home + 2 non- Antiques Thompson Organ. $500 or conforming BRs, 3+ bath, offer. Call: 785-764-9359 or W/D, kitchen appls., fin785-842-5656. Final Sale 2 & 3BR townhomes ished bsmt., lg. treed lot, 2 Move-in Specials! car w/opener. 1 sm. dog ok Quiet, great location on KU w/deposit. Lots of storage. Extended (heat) for the Office Equipment Cadillac 2007 STS AWD bus route, no pets, W/D in $1,500 + utils. 785-843-1095 next week. Books luxury edition, this is one all units. 785-842-5227 marked $1-19, now $1.00, 5-DRAWER LATERAL FILE. luxury car that you don’t www.villa26lawrence.com 3BR, 2 bath, avail. Aug. or books marked $20-32, Measures 36 1/2” wide by have to spend a luxuriSept. Old West Lawrence, now $2.00, all others 80% a little over 5 ft tall. Asking ous price on! Stk#131221 3BR townhome for $855/mo. 645 Ohio St., Lawrence. off. Must bring your own $75 firm. 832-0274 only $18,276.00 Avail. Aug. FP, walk in clos- Victorian w/ wood floors, boxes. All shelving and Dale Willey 785-843-5200 ets, private patios. 1 pet ok. CA, W/D, $1,145/mo. 1/2 off fixtures must go. www.dalewilleyauto.com August Rent Special. Call Sports-Fitness 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS) 785-749-3981, 785-979-3705 Vagabond Bookman Equipment 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, excellent 1113 Massachusetts St. Duplexes cond. Quiet cul-de-sac near GPM Lawrence, Ks Golf Bag: Bag boy/cart bag. SW Jr. High & K-10 bypass. 3 & 4 BR Single Family 785-393-2665 1BR duplex near E. K-10 ac- Lawn care, snow removal Revolver plus. New $189, Homes Avail. Now & Aug. cess. Stove, refrig., off-st. by HOA. $900/mo. No pets now $25. Call 785-841-2381. Lake Pointe Villas parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ No smoking. 785-250-4556 Appliances & W. 22nd Court Grumman Canoe, alumimo. No pets. 785-841-4677 Some brand new. 2.5 - 4 num, with trailer, oars, 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW 2BR 4-plex, central location, bath. Close to Clinton mast and rudder. $400.00. Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets Refrigerator split-level design, great Lake, K-10, & turnpike. Call 785 842-1036 or cell $900. 785-423-5828 closets, CA, W/D hookups. Pets ok with pet deposit. phone 785 979-1941. $575/mo. Call 785-841-4201 Kenmore side-by-side Development has a pool. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW Punching Bag. 80 lb, 42 inch 26.64 cu ft frost free rewww.garberprop.com Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets 2BR on cul-de-sac, CA, W/D frigerator w/ ice maker hanging Traditional Ever785-841-4785 $765/mo. 785.423.5828 hookup, patio, large yard. last Championship Punchand Kenmore glass top Cadillac 2006 STS AWD $650/mo. 1301A Michigan electric ing Bag with gloves, $75, 4BR, 2 bath, 1,600 sq.ft., DW, self-cleaning Luxury pkg, ABS, Sun3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, SE Way. Call 785-691-7400 stove. Almond. Excellent 785-843-8407 W/D hookup, 2 car. Close roof, leather, heated & Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets to Sunflower Elementary. condition. $600/best of- Weight cooled seats, Navigation, 2BR, 2803 Ousdahl, 1 bath, $800/mo. 785.423.5828 lifting exercise fer for both. 785.838.3924 $1,100/mo. 785-842-2480 W/D hookup, microwave, equipment. Doorway On Star, CD changer, garage w/opener, $635/mo. 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, chinning bar. Health- Bose Sound, and more. 4BR, spacious, 3000 sq. ft., $14,942. Avail. Aug. 1. 816-721-4083 garage. 2805 Four Wheel well maintained, house. 3 Baby & Children's master Weights: 15 lbs., 8 Only Drive. $795/mo. Available bath, wood floors, FP, 2 car lbs., 2.5 lbs, & related STK#126942 2BR, quiet, clean. 1 bath, lg. Aug. 1st. Call 785-766-8888 Items Dale Willey 785-843-5200 equipment. $45 cash. garage. Great family area, kitchen, vaulted LR, CA, FP, www.dalewilleyauto.com Call 785-843-2957. sm. work/laundry room, 1 3BR, 2.5 bath, unique tri- near Sunflower/SW Jr. High. Children’s Rideable Push $1,800/mo. 785-979-1264 car. No smoking. No pets. level floor plan, 2 car garPedal Car, collectible, jet $695/mo. 785-841-5972 age. 3411 W.24th St. $999. 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car, newer. flow drive, 1950’s to 1960’s. Avail. Aug. 1. 785-331-7319 520 N. Rebecca Lane. I-70 $300. 785-331-5072. 2BR, vaulted ceiling, loft, skylight, CA, W/D hookup, 3BR, 3 story. 935 Christie Ct, access, Deerfield school. off-st. parking. $650/mo. 441 Very nice! Avail. Now. 2½ $1,300/mo. 785-423-4228 Bicycles-Mopeds bath, DW, W/D, CA, garage, 4 & 5BRs - big houses for Michigan St. 785-691-7400 deck, patio. $875/mo + de- big families, CA. Section 8 Bicycle: MYX. 225 Giant 24” 3BRs avail. Aug. - 1623 & 1621 posit. Pets? 785-865-6278 ok. $1,350 - $1,395/mo. Call blue 21 speed bought at Kentucky. Lg. units, CA, full 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794 Cycle Works cost new $200 Pets bsmt., W/D, off-st. parking. AVAIL. Now & August will sell for $50. Excellent $675/mo. Call 785-843-4587 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., Apartments, Houses & shape boy’s or girl’s bike. Brittany puppies for sale. FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 Duplexes. 785-842-7644 Call 785-865-0191 2 & 3BR Duplexes Avail. Now AKC registered. Championwww.GageMgmt.com 1-2 bath, 1 car, patios, ship bloodlines. $225. Call all appls, personal W/D. 913-724-1454. Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt Clothing $650-$850/mo. 785-766-1677 Sedan LS Now Leasing for www.dutcherproperties.com Rooms English bulldawg puppies. 33+ MPG. Extra clean July & August Shoes. 7 pairs of dress and 9 Wks old. M & F. AKC reg. Stk#C8721 Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, 1BR w/bath (furn.) in private casual. Men’s size 9.5. Ex- Brown, White, & Brindle. Sale Price $12,998 condition. Good Champ. pedg. All shots. newer carpet & paint. NW 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, home, wireless intenet, ca- cellent location. Avail. now. $750/ 1,700 sq. ft., some with ble TV, laundry. $300/mo. quality. $30 for all. Call $950 each. 785-371-3646 or Robert Brogden fenced in back yards. 785-749-1808. email@example.com mo. No pets. 785-865-8699 utils. pd. Call 785-424-0767 Olathe Buick - GMC $895/mo. KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 3BR, 731 New Jersey, 2 bath, Kittens: Free to a good Room Available 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS Brighton Circle cable, DW, & W/D hookup. home. Very sweet, litter $355/mo. Utils paid. Share Computer-Camera 800-536-5346 $750/mo. Available August 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car gar- kitchen/bath. 785-727-9764 trained, 785-841-5858. 913-782-1500 age, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. Photo equipment for sale: 1st. Call 785-979-9264 www.robertbrogden.com Bogen 3047 tripod head $50, Peekapoo Puppies. Cute, 6 Bainbridge Circle 3-4BR, 2 bath. New carpet, 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car Baldwin City wks. old, first shots. KC Whale Tail $55, Epson 2200 countertops, W/D, on bus garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. printer $125. Call: area. 913-788-9078 route, 2903 University. $900. 3BR duplex avail. now. Nice! 785-218-9904 $775 - $875/mo. Toy Poodles, Chihuahuas, Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-218-6590 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, Pets okay Malti-Poos. Older puppies large (unfenced) yard. $650 with paid pet deposit Furniture reduced. 785-883-4883. /mo. Aug. 1st. 785-594-4864 4 BEDROOMS www.cuddlesomefarm.com www.garberprop.com Bed Frame: Queen-sized Quality thru-out - like new 785-841-4785 Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s Eudora black metal bed frame. In 2 Locations - One NW & Care-Services32 mpg hwy, nicely good condition. Includes one SW - No pets 3BR Townhome near I-70. equip’d. Like new Supplies middle cross bar. Can ad785-843-4798 501 John Doy - 2 full bath, throughout with remainjust to fit a Full size as Studios - 3 BRs www.lawrencerentals.com W/D, 2 car, $900/mo. Avail. der of 5yr/100,000 mile well. $30/best offer. Only $300 Deposit Now . Call 785-760-3444 factory warranty. 6 availCall/text 785-760-1821 & FREE Rent Beat the heat & the fleas! able price as low as W/D in Units, Pet Friendly! 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CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM certified, XM radio and affordable only $16,995.00 STK#18910 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Honda 2009 Accord LX, 4cyl, great gas savings, ABS, power equip, CD and more! Stk#16828 only $18,374.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
WE BUY CARS Top dollar for top late model vehicles. Drive in, see Allen and get your big bucks today! 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Honda 2009 Civic EX cpe, like new, alloy wheels, sunroof, and fun to drive! Stk#19689 only $17,947.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Acura 2005 TSX 97K, leather, moon, dual climate, heat seats, home link $13,500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2004 GTP, LEATHER, ROOF, 1-OWNER, ONLY 54K MILES, $10,999 STOCK# 110438AA Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
HONDA ACCORD LX, 2011 934 MILES, HONDA CERTIFIED, 1.9% FOR 36 MONTHS AND 2.9% FOR 60 MONTHS. 100K POWER TRAIN WARRANTY! Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
Chrysler 2010 Sebring Convertible Touring, this is one fun car! Come by for a test drive! Stk#16266 only $19,478.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Chrysler 2007 Sebring Touring, 4 cyl great gas mileage, very sharp only $10,874.00 stk#355791 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Nissan, 1999 Maxima SE ONE owner, in brilliant silver. Automatic, leather and a moonroof. Famous and reliable Nissan V6. Nice car on sale for $5995. Hard to find a car this nice for under 6K. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
Porsche Cayenne S 2005 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
Special Purchase of 10’ Hyundai Accents, 3 to choose from for only $11,841. Great gas mileage and dependability hurry for best selection. These won’t last long Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Pontiac 2006 G6, red, auto, 6cyl, 98k, CD, PW, PL, air, cruise, alloys, spoiler, 16”alloy, $10500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Toyota 2006 Camry SE, 107k, auto, 16”alloys, rear spoiler, JBL, power seat, moon , PW, PL, $11500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Pontiac 2009 G8 Sedan Loaded. Leather & heated seats Stk#D8722 Sale Price $23,340
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Honda 2007 Civic EX w/nav, 4cyl, 112K, 1owner, CD, cruise, PW,PL, xm, moon,$13,585 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
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Saturn 2007 Aura XE leather heated seats, 18” alloy wheels, On Star, great gas mileage and plenty of room for the family! Stk#307641 only $14,476. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Ford Escape 2005 Loaded AWD Excellent condition, $11,990. We do special financing! Call Now, Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock #110744B 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
JEEP 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD, Warranty, Alloy wheels, One owner, Power seat, XM/CD/MP3 Stereo, only $19,741. STK#10746. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Toyota 2008 Camry XLE one owner, sunroof, leather, alloy wheels, home link, JBL sound, CD changer, and plenty of dependability! Stk#17336 only $18,126.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
HONDA PILOT SE 2008 4X4 Only 15,584 Miles on it. HONDA CERTIFIED Roof, DVD, $24,999. Very Rare!! STOCK #110241B Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
Mercury 2007 Mariner 2.3 lt 4cyl, one owner, local trade, alloy wheels, plenty of room in the car & your wallet! Stk#388851 only. $12,649. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Acura MDX 2004 One of a kind with many extras. You must see and drive this SUV! Call John B. for details. $15,990.00. 877-328-8281. Stock # L110590A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
Nissan 2008 Altima SL leather, heated seats, sunroof, Bose sound, this is one sporty car! Stk#10953 only $18,462.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
2001 Acura MDX Touring,136k, leather, heat seats, Bose, 6disc/cass, PW, PL, moon, home-link, $10900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Ford 2004 Excursion Eddie Bauer Turbo Diesel automatic, quad captain chairs, rear entertainment, tow package, rear a/c, beautiful $19,988
Jeep 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4wd 3.7 lt V6, sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, tow pkg, and more, stk#12496 only $19,874.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Chevrolet 2007 TrailBlazer 4WD 4dr LT Stk#T6527A Sale Price $13,980
Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.robertbrogden.com
Chevy 2007 Trailblazer LS 4wd, tow pkg, alloy wheels, power seat, On Star, Chevy Certified and more! Stk#314651 only $15879.00. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Ford 2003 Explorer XLT. Beautiful condition and only 69K miles! Third row seat, silver w/gray LEATHER, 4X4, Moonroof, Rear AC, running boards, alloy wheels w/near new tires. Very loaded & nice SUV. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
Jeep 2005 Liberty Renegade 4wd, A/C, sunroof, navigation, cruise control, power equipment, stk#169371 only $14,632. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Nissan 2004 Murano SL, in popular Pearl White with tan heated leather. ONE owner, NO accident clean car. BOSE, moonroof, and much more. All wheel Drive, and well cared for 118K miles. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 GMC 2007 Yukon SLE 4wd, 2nd row bench plus a 3rd row, room for the whole team! Stk#19786 only $25,798.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Nissan 2007 Murano SL, sunroof, alloy wheels, power pedals, Bose premium sound, CD changer, and much more stk#15296 only $19,987. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Trailers Converted Travel Trailer to mobile com. food processing kitchen. 27 ft travel trailer renovated to meet Dept. of Ag. approval for commercial food processing kitchen. Refrigerator, microwave and bathroom. New tires and repacked wheel bearings. Asking $4,500 See pics online in ljworld.com 785 748 0703
Ford Edge Limited 2008 29k miles Fully Loaded, extra clean, Kelly Blue Books $29,190, My Price $24,575 Priced to sell, Ask for Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock # 110744A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
Find jobs & more on WorldClassNEK.com Ford 2007 Escape XLS. This is the gas saving 4 cylinder front wheel drive Escape. The most economical to drive. Great condition and has higher miles (141K), but priced at only $7885. 26 MPG hiway. New tires. Take a look. Extended warranty available Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
GMC 2007 Yukon XL SLT 4wd, loaded up with it all, navigation, sunroof, DVD, and more! You gotta see this one! Stk#54939A1 only $23,486.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Lincoln Navigator 2007 Loaded!! Stk#B96513a Sale Price $21,980.
Honda 2007 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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Saturn 2008 Outlook XR, room for 8, 24mpg, heated leather memory seats, Alloy wheels, On Star, sunroof, and more! Only $24,471. stk#14908 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Chevrolet 2010 Traverse LT, one owner, room for 8, lots of extras and Chevrolet Certified. stk#397331 only $26,278. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Ford 2010 Escape XLT 4wd, ABS, traction control, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, stk#11153A only $20,978 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
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Hyundai Accent GLS 2010 Priced to sell at $11,499.0 33,000 miles. GREAT transportation——-GREAT price! Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock#P8014 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062 2004 Toyota Corolla LE, FWD, 4cyl, 135k, 38mpg Hwy,CD, cassette, moon, cruise, PW, PL, $8500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Ford 2007 Mustang GT V8 Loaded Stk#D8725 Sale Price $14,380
Honda 2000 CRV EX AWD, 92K, 4cyl, auto, tint, alloy, ABS, HwyMPG25, PW, PL, CD, $9900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Yamaha 1995 350 Banshee. with all original plastic. Excellent condition, 2nd owner. Cool heads, boost bottle & V force reeds. FMF Fatty pipes, R-K O ring racing chain. Located in Ottawa, KS 785-242-4049
Buick 2008 Enclave CXL AWD, sunroof, heated leather seats, room for 7, navigation, Bose premium sound, XM radio, Buick Certified, stk#15200. Only $32,784.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Honda Civic Coupe 2008 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
Ford 1999 Taurus Wagon. 3rd Seat - V6 - A/C - Cruise 106K. $3,500. 785-749-5692.
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VW Beetle 2008 convertible get ready for summer fun! Low miles and a real head-turner. Power windows, door locks, and roof. Great looking car at a great price! $18,989.00. Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock # 110620A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
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Buick 2010 Lacrosse CXS Leather, Sunroof, Low Miles Stk#C8718 Sale Price $28,410
Ford 2010 Fusion SE 4cyl, great fuel economy, power equipment, CD changer, Steering wheel controls, save huge over new, stk#11420 only $17,954. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Volvo S-60 2009 2.5t Beauty, luxury & performance all in one. 19,000 miles. All-wheel drive and 26 mpg hi-way makes this a safe and easy drive any day of the year. A must see, and priced to sell at $22,987.00. Call John B. 877-328-8281 Stock#110664A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062
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Case No. 10CV426 Court Number: 1 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 August 4, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Lot Thirteen (13), Block Two (2), PALMYRA ESTATES, a subdivision in Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 130 Ames Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006 (the “Property”)
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Lawrence along the West line of said Lot 12, 93.05 feet to a chiseled “X” in concrete; thence South 70 Degrees 40 Minutes 11 Seconds East, 42.17 feet to a chiseled “X” in concrete; thence South 19 Degrees 19 Minutes 49 Seconds West, 16.09 feet to a chiseled “X” in concrete; thence North 70 Degrees 55 Minutes 30 Seconds West, 2.94 feet to a chiseled “X” in concrete; thence South 19 Degrees 04 Minutes 30 Seconds West, 75.95 feet to a 1/2” bar w/cap “PLS 1391” on the South line of said Lot 12; thence along said South line on a curve to the right with a radius of 1044.30 feet and an arc length of 38.98 feet to the point of beginning. (Also known as Parcel 12B on the Plat of Survey filed of record November 15, 2006 in Book 1015 at Page 1516), commonly known as 3506-3508 West 25 Terrace, Lawrence, KS 66047 (the “Property”)
mended that the Board of County Commissioners Title to Real Estate Involved change a certain zoning classification, the nature Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 and description of such change being fully set forth NOTICE OF SUIT below;
STATE OF KANSAS to the above named Defendants and The Unknown Heirs, executors, devisees, trustees, creditors, and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability and all other person who are or may be to satisfy the judgment in concerned: the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED without appraisement and that a Petition for Mortgage subject to the redemption Foreclosure has been filed period as provided by law, in the District Court of and further subject to the Douglas County, Kansas by approval of the Court. For U.S. Bank, NA, praying for more information, visit foreclosure of certain real www.Southlaw.com property legally described as follows: Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Douglas County, Kansas LOT 13, IN BLOCK 1, IN WESTRIDGE HEIGHTS, AN Prepared By: ADDITION TO THE CITY OF South & Associates, P.C. LAWRENCE, IN DOUGLAS Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 No. U13915M Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 for a judgment against de(913)663-7899 (Fax) fendants and any other inAttorneys For Plaintiff terested parties and, unless (117038) otherwise served by per_______ sonal or mail service of summons, the time in (First published in the Law- which you have to plead to rence Daily Journal-World the Petition for Foreclosure July 25, 2011) in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF will expire on September 6, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS 2011. If you fail to plead, CIVIL DEPARTMENT judgment and decree will be entered in due course Bank of America, N.A. suc- upon the request of plaincessor by merger to BAC tiff. Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC Loans Servicing LP By: Plaintiff, Chad R. Doornink, #23536 vs. firstname.lastname@example.org Jeffrey G. Robertson; Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 Christy D. Robertson; John email@example.com Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 Mary Doe (Tenant/ Occu- firstname.lastname@example.org pant); Jill Roe (real name Aaron M. Schuckman, unknown, unknown spouse, #22251 if any, of Jeffrey G. Robert- email@example.com son; Jack Roe (real name 11460 Tomahawk Creek unknown), unknown Parkway, Suite 300 spouse, if any, of Christy D. Leawood, KS 66211 Robertson, (913) 339-9132 Defendants. (913) 339-9045 (fax)
to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. Case No. 11CV409 The sale is to be made Court Number: 4 without appraisement and subject to the redemption Pursuant to K.S.A. period as provided by law, Chapter 60 and further subject to the approval of the Court. For NOTICE OF SUIT NISSAN 2008 ARMADA LE more information, visit 4WD, Sunroof, leather, www.Southlaw.com THE STATE OF KANSAS, to alloy wheels, Bose the above-named defendSound, 2nd row, bench, Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff ants and the unknown power liftgate, one Douglas County, Kansas heirs, executors, adminisowner, VERY NICE! trators, devisees, trustees, STK#100331, ONLY Prepared By: creditors and assigns of $31,745. South & Associates, P.C. any deceased defendants; Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) the unknown spouses of www.dalewilleyauto.com 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 any defendants; the unOverland Park, KS 66211 known officers, successors, (913)663-7600 trustees, creditors and as(913)663-7899 (Fax) Vans-Buses signs of any defendants Attorneys For Plaintiff that are existing, dissolved (114857) or dormant corporations; _______ the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, (First published in the Lawtrustees, creditors, succesrence Daily Journal-World sors and assigns of any deJuly 25, 2011) fendants that are or were partners or in partnership; IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF the unknown guardians, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS conservators and trustees CIVIL DEPARTMENT of any defendants that are minors or are under any leBAC Home Loans gal disability; and the unServicing, LP known heirs, executors, adPlaintiff, ministrators, devisees, vs. trustees, creditors and asGary W. Christian, et al. Dodge 2010 Grand signs of any person alleged Defendants. Caravan 4dr Wgn SXT to be deceased, and all Stk#D8728 other persons who are or Case No. 10CV511 Sale Price $18,975 may be concerned. Court Number: 1 Robert Brogden You are notified that a PetiPursuant to K.S.A. Olathe Buick - GMC tion has been filed in the Chapter 60 KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer District Court of Douglas 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS County, Kansas, praying to NOTICE OF SALE 800-536-5346 foreclose a real estate 913-782-1500 mortgage on the following www.robertbrogden.com Under and by virtue of an described real estate: Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District A tract of land located in Court of Douglas County, the Northwest Quarter of Kansas, the undersigned Section 8, Township 12 Sheriff of Douglas County, South, Range 18 East of the Kansas, will offer for sale at 6th P.M., Douglas County, public auction and sell to Kansas, more particularly the highest bidder for cash described as follows: comin hand, at the Lower Level mencing at the Northwest of the Judicial and Law Encorner of Section 8; thence forcement Center of the South 89º32’48” East a disCourthouse at Lawrence, tance of 886.43 feet to the Douglas County, Kansas, on point of beginning, said August 18, 2011, at 10:00 point being on the North AM, the following real esline of the Northwest Quartate: ter; thence continuing along said North line South Lot 12, in Block 6, in FOUR Honda 2010 Insight 89º32’48” East a distance of 43 MPG hiway and Honda SEASONS NO. 3, an addition 453.00 feet; thence South reliability. Great comfort to the City of Lawrence, as 00º00’00” West a distance shown by the recorded plat and many extras. Only of 481.77 feet; thence North thereof in Douglas County, $20,990.00. Call John B. 89º32’48” West a distance Kansas. for details. 877-328-8281. of 453.00 feet, thence North Stock#110901A 00º00’00” East a distance of ALSO DESCRIBED AS FOL1000 N. Rogers Road, 481.77 feet to the point of LOWS: Olathe, KS 66062 beginning., commonly known as 321 N. 2000 Road, Tract I: Lecompton, KS 66050 (the Pontiac 2006 Montana SV6. 7 passenger family van, A part of Lot 12, Block 6, in “Property”) very clean, with DVD FOUR SEASONS NO. 3, a player. Nice Dark Blue Me- subdivision in the City of and all those defendants tallic, clean gray interior. Lawrence, Douglas County, who have not otherwise Rear A.C. Nice van, 119K Kansas, now described as been served are required to plead to the Petition on or miles, and priced at only follows: before the 6th day of Sep$8,995. 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If you fail to plead, 2441 W. 6th St. said Lot 12; thence North 14 judgment and decree will 785-856-6100 24/7 Degrees 32 Minutes 15 Secbe entered in due course onds East along the East upon the Petition. line of said Lot 12,130.06 Auto Parts feet to a 1/2” bar w/cap NOTICE “PLS 1391” at the Northeast Pursuant to the Fair Debt corner of said Lot 12; Collection Practices Act, 15 thence South 77 Degrees 59 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforMinutes 39 Seconds West mation concerning the colalong the North line of said lection of this debt may be Lot 12, 70.43 feet to a 3/4” given without the prior conbar at the Northwest corner BECOME A FAN sent of the consumer given of said Lot 12; thence South OF DALE WILLEY AUTO directly to the debt collec18 Degrees 57 Minutes 34 ON FACEBOOK AND YOU tor or the express permisSeconds West along the COULD WIN!! sion of a court of compeWest line of said Lot 12, tent jurisdiction. The debt 31.19 feet to a chiseled “X” collector is attempting to in concrete; thence South collect a debt and any in70 Degrees 40 Minutes 11 formation obtained will be Seconds East, 42.17 feet to used for that purpose. a chiseled “X” in concrete; thence South 19 Degrees 19 Prepared By: Protect Your Vehicle Minutes 49 Seconds West, South & Associates, P.C. with an Extended 16.09 feet to a chiseled “X” Jeremiah Jones Service Contract from in conrecte; thence North (KS # 21163) Dale Willey Automotive. 70 Degrees 55 Minutes 30 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Call Allen orr Tony at Seconds West, 2.94 feet to a Overland Park, KS 66211 785-843-5200 chiseled “X” in concrete; (913)663-7600 thence South 19 Degrees 04 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Minutes 30 Seconds West, Attorneys For Plaintiff Autos Wanted 75.95 feet to a 1/2: bar (39756) w/cap ________ “PLS 1391” on the South line of said Lot 12; thence along said South line on a (First published in the Lawcurve to the left with a ra- rence Daily Journal-World dius of 1044.30 feet and an July 25, 2011) arc length of 41.05 feet to 1000 N. Rogers Road, the point of beginning. Millsap & Singer, LLC Olathe, KS 66062 (Also known as Parcel 12A 11460 Tomahawk Creek 913-782-3636 on the Plat of Survey filed Parkway, Suite 300 www.frankanconahonda.com of record November 15, Leawood, KS 66211 2006 in Book 1015 at Page (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) 1999-2000 Toyota Camry. 1516). Up to $2,000. Please Call IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Tract II: 785-830-9048 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT A part of Lot 12, Block 6, in FOUR SEASONS NO. 3, a U.S. Bank, NA subdivision in the City of Robert Brogden Lawrence, Douglas County, Plaintiff, Auto Plaza vs. Kansas, now described as John D Martinez, Pamela S follows: Martinez, Jane Doe, John Olathe Buick - GMC Beginning at a chiseled “X” Doe, and Kansas DepartKC’s #1 Low Price Dealer in concrete at the South- ment of Revenue, et al., 1500 E. 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WHEREAS, on June 8, 2011, the Board of County Commissioners found that the “Zoning Regulations for the Unincorporated Territory of Douglas County, Kansas” should be amended as recommended by the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission, by changing the zoning classification set forth below; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, that pursuant to the “Zoning Regulations for the Unincorporated Territory of Douglas County, Kansas,” the zoning classification for the following legally described tract of land situated in the unincorporated area of Douglas County, Kansas, to wit:
tence, or phrase of this resolution is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance.
ritory of Douglas County, Kansas,” has recommended that the Board of County Commissioners change a certain zoning classification, the nature and description of such change being fully set forth below;
This resolution shall take effect and be in full force from and after its adoption by the Board of County Commissioners and published once in the official County newspaper. ADOPTED this 20th day of July, 2011. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS /s/ Jim Flory Jim Flory, Chairman /s/ Mike Gaughan Mike Gaughan, Member /s/ Nancy Thellman Nancy Thellman, Member ATTEST: /s/ Jamie Shew Jamie Shew County Clerk _______
Lot 1, A Minor Subdivision (Published in the Lawrence Rockwall Farms Addition Daily Journal-World July 25, 2nd Plat, A Replat of Lot 2, 2011) Rockwall Farms Addition, in Douglas County, Kansas RESOLUTION NO. 11-24 is hereby changed from I-2 (Light Industrial) District to A RESOLUTION REZONING A (Agricultural) District as APPROXIMATELY 6 ACRES such district is defined and FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) prescribed in Chapter XII of DISTRICT AND B-2 the “Douglas County Code (GENERAL BUSINESS) DIS2010 Edition”, and amend- TRICT; TO B-2 (GENERAL ments thereto. BUSINESS); AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING DISTRICT That the Official Zoning Dis- MAP INCORPORATED BY trict Map incorporated by REFERENCE IN CHAPTER XII, reference in and by Chapter ARTICLE 3, SECTION 12-304 XII, Article 3, Section 12-304 OF THE “DOUGLAS COUNTY of the “Douglas County CODE 2010 EDITION”, AND Code 2010 Edition” is AMENDMENTS THERETO hereby amended by showing and reflecting thereon WHEREAS, the Lawrencethe new zoning district Douglas County Planning classification for the afore- Commission, after holding said tract, as set forth in a public hearing on May 23, the legally described tract 2011, as required by K.S.A. of land in this resolution. 12-757 and Section 12-324-3 of the “Zoning Regulations If any section, clause, sen- for the Unincorporated Ter-
is hereby changed from A (Agricultural) District and B-2 (General Business) District to B-2 (General Business, as such district is defined and prescribed in Chapter XII of the “Douglas County Code 2010 Edition”, WHEREAS, on June 8, 2011, and amendments thereto. the Board of County Commissioners found that the That the Official Zoning Dis“Zoning Regulations for the trict Map incorporated by Unincorporated Territory of reference in and by Chapter Douglas County, Kansas” XII, Article 3, Section 12-304 should be amended as rec- of the “Douglas County ommended by the Code 2010 Edition” is Lawrence-Douglas County hereby amended by showPlanning Commission, by ing and reflecting thereon changing the zoning classi- the new zoning district fication set forth below; classification for the aforeand said tract, as set forth in the legally described tract NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RE- of land in this resolution. SOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS If any section, clause, senOF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- tence, or phrase of this resSAS, that pursuant to the olution is found to be un“Zoning Regulations for the constitutional or is otherUnincorporated Territory of wise held invalid by any Douglas County, Kansas,” court of competent juristhe zoning classification for diction, it shall not affect the following legally de- the validity of any remainscribed tract of land situ- ing parts of this ordinance. ated in the unincorporated area of Douglas County, This resolution shall take Kansas, to wit: effect and be in full force from and after its adoption 400196-01A; PIN # by the Board of County 057-36-0-00-02-006.00-0; 3.03 Commissioners and pubACRES; S36-T12S-R18E; lished once in the official COM AT NW COR NW 1/4 TH County newspaper. S89DEG11’36”E ALONG N LINE SD QR 544.48 FT FOR PT ADOPTED this 20th day of BEG:TH S89DEG11’36”E July, 2011. ALONG N LINE SD QR 391.58 FT TH S 0DEG48’08”W 309.85 BOARD OF COUNTY FT TH N89DEG12’03”W COMMISSIONERS 464.65 FT TH N 0DEG48’25”E OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, 127.91 FT TH S89DEG11’36”E KANSAS 73.05 FT TH N 0DEG48’25”E 182 FT TO PT BEG WW35 /s/ Jim Flory (DIV 1984 400196-01) Jim Flory, Chairman /s/ Mike Gaughan 400196-01B; PIN # Mike Gaughan, Member 057-36-0-00-02-007.00-0; 3.64 /s/ Nancy Thellman ACRES; S36-T12S-R18E; BEG Nancy Thellman, Member AT NW COR NW 1/4 TH S89DEG11’36”E ALONG N ATTEST: LINE SD QR 544.48 FT TH S /s/ Jamie Shew 0DEG48’25”W 182 FT TH County Clerk N89DEG11’36”W 73.05 FT TH _______ S 0DEG48’25”W 127.91 FT TH N89DEG12’03”W 467.07 FT TO W LINE SD QR TH N 310 FT TO PT BEG WW35 (DIV
ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS ATTORNEYS FOR U.S. BANK, NA IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. _______
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(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World July 25, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of Janice Colman, Deceased. Case No. 2011 PR 111 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59. NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that on July 12, 2011, Carolyn Rogers was named as Executor of the Estate of Janice Colman, with full power and authority as provided by law. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate within four months from the date of the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. Carolyn Rogers Petitioner RILING, BURKHEAD, & NITCHER, Chartered 808 Massachusetts Street P. O. Box B Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 841-4700 Attorneys for Petitioner _______ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World July 18, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of Hubert V. Kornbrust, Deceased. No. 11 PR 114
Baldwin Bonner Springs Eudora Shawnee
Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 59 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The State of Kansas to all persons concerned: You are hereby notified that on the 14th day of July, 2011, a petition for probate of will was filed in this court by Charlene D. Kornbrust, as an heir, beneficiary and the exectuor named in the will of Hubert V. Kornbrust, deceased. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the said estate within four (4) months from the date of the first publication of this notice as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited they shall be forever barred. Charlene D. Kornbrust Petitioner Calvin J. Karlin - 09555 BARBER EMERSON, L.C. 1211 Massachusetts Street P.O. Box 667 Lawrence, Kansas 66044-0667 (785) 843-6600 firstname.lastname@example.org
Attorneys for Petitioner ________
(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World July 25, 2011) RESOLUTION NO. 11-23 A RESOLUTION REZONING APPROXIMATELY 31.876 ACRES FROM I-2 (LIGHT INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT TO A (AGRICULTURAL) DISTRICT; AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING DISTRICT MAP INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE IN CHAPTER XII, ARTICLE 3, SECTION 12-304 OF THE “DOUGLAS COUNTY CODE 2010 EDITION”, AND AMENDMENTS THERETO WHEREAS, the LawrenceDouglas County Planning Commission, after holding a public hearing on May 23, 2011, as required by K.S.A. 12-757 and Section 12-324-3 of the “Zoning Regulations for the Unincorporated Territory of Douglas County, Kansas,” has recom-
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Husband refuses to quit seeing co-worker On the day of the outing, she stopped by my house and asked me not to come. She told me she had invited my ex-boyfriend, a guy I had dated for seven years. We split up two years ago because he didn’t have the ability to remain faithful. My sister insists they are not dating, and that may be true, but it has really hurt me that she chose him over me. Knowing she had already invited my family, why would email@example.com she ask him on the trip? She children, who have always claims she did nothing wrong. My sister has always been admired their father. What is your take on all my best friend. I am so upset this, Annie? — Nervous Wife about this. How does our relaDear Nervous: Don doesn’t want you at the picnic because he wants to be with Lulu (assuming there actually is a picnic). You should insist on going with him. Whether this is an affair or just a flirtation, Don is showing appalling disregard for you. Out of respect for your marriage, he needs to stop all contact with Lulu immediately. Try not to bring the children into this mess. Your next step should be counseling. Tell Don the marriage is in serious trouble, and ask him to come with you. If he refuses, go without him and figure out what is best for you. Dear Annie: A few weeks ago, my older sister invited my children and me on a day trip. She also invited a bunch of other people and family members.
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Documentary recalls mysteries of NY tragedy "There's Something Wrong With Aunt Diane" (8 p.m., HBO) recalls a local tragedy with universal implications and plumbs a mystery as deep and dark as the human heart. On July 26, 2009, a minivan speeding the wrong way on New York's busy Taconic Parkway collided with another vehicle, leaving eight people dead — one of the worst accidents in New York state history. The accident killed the driver of the minivan, Diane Schuler, 36; Schuler's daughter and three nieces; and three men in the other car. Schuler's son, Bryan, miraculously survived. The sensational coverage of the accident turned to vengeful hysteria when toxicology reports revealed high levels of alcohol and THC (marijuana) in Schuler's blood. One memorable tabloid headline screamed "Gin & Taconic." Schuler became a posthumous pariah. Her husband, family members, friends and co-workers did not recognize the monster portrayed in the press or the substance abuser who emerged from the autopsy. "Something Wrong" exhaustively examines the evidence and interviews eyewitnesses and acquaintances of Schuler, focusing on the sad and protracted efforts of her widower and sister-in-law to clear her name. We learn, slowly and painfully, that Diane Schuler was a woman who did not admit to physical or emotional pain, who was a perfectionist in the best and worst senses of the word and who was both the main provider and organizing force in her extended family. She was the kind of "superwoman" working mother who inspires envy in some and scorn in others. Just what made her drive off the highway, however, may never be known. The inner conflicts of a wife and mother have long been fodder for drama and melodrama, in works from "Madame Bovary" to "Desperate Housewives." This documentary does a credible job of handling its combustible and easily exploitable material until the very end, when it careens into tabloid territory, stripping its subject of the most basic level of privacy and dignity. This strange lurch toward the lurid lasts only seconds, but it taints the entire film and left me wondering about the motivations of its makers.
Tonight’s other highlights ● The 2010 documentary "Broad Street Bullies" (6 p.m., HBO) recalls the Philadelphia Flyers' Stanley Cup championship squads of the 1970s. ● Fifteen chefs compete on "Hell's Kitchen" (7 p.m., Fox). ● Only three remain on "The Bachelorette" (7 p.m., ABC). ● The prospect of a space voyage brings out a competitive streak on "Eureka" (7 p.m., Syfy). ● Only nine remain on "MasterChef" (8 p.m., Fox). ● Victims turn to clay on "Warehouse 13" (8 p.m., Syfy). ● A process server delivers murder on "The Closer" (8 p.m., TNT). ● "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" (8 p.m., Travel) visits Naples, Italy. ● A tsunami expert vanishes on "Hawaii Five-O" (9 p.m., CBS). ● Wrongly incarcerated on "Harry's Law" (9 p.m., NBC).
— Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.
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way. Tonight: Be willing to start sorting through a mess. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Know when to pull back and do something totally new. The time to start a project isn't now. Tonight: Vanish while you can. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ Circle the wagons around a key goal or long-term desire. You are more in touch with your goals than you have been in a long time. Tonight: Where the action is. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★ Take a stand and be willing to lead others. Far more people respect you and your decisions than you thought. Tonight: Till the wee hours. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Keep reaching out for more information. At some point, you might feel that all the facts are creating more confusion. Tonight: Detach; take a deep breath. Think and look carefully at information. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Dialogue closely with partners or key associates. You'll feel far more connected and understand where others are coming from. Tonight: Go for a close encounter. Sagittaarius (Nov. 22-Dec.
21) ★★★★ Others seek you out. The reasons might be all over the place, but the fact remains — you are needed and desired, and your opinions are respected. Tonight: Do what you want with who you want. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★ Keep your nose to the grindstone if you have any fantasy of having some extra free time. Clearly, an associate or someone in your day-today life could make a situation more confusing without intending to. Tonight: Burning the midnight oil. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ Your playful, creative personality emerges. You feel as if there is nothing you cannot handle. Tonight: So what if it is Monday? Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ Understand that certain limits are selfimposed. In fact, some of you might not even think a thought that would take you past these long-term boundaries. Tonight: Purchase a new item for your wardrobe. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.
BIRTHDAYS Actress Barbara Harris is 76. Rock musician Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds) is 68. Rock musician Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire) is 60. Model-actress Iman is 56. Cartoonist Ray Billingsley (“Curtis”) is 54. Rock musician
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tionship recover? — Miss My Sis in Pennsylvania Dear Miss: Your sister was both rude and inconsiderate. Regardless of what she says about not dating your exboyfriend, she is definitely interested in him. That may not be a wise move on her part, but she’ll have to learn the hard way. Tell her you are hurt, ask her not to do this again, and then try to forgive her.
JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Monday, July 25: This year, an aura of confusion surrounds communication. You could be exhausted from having to clear up misunderstandings often. Learn techniques like echoing, confirming, etc. If you are single, your willingness to step up to the plate and assume responsibility catches someone's eye this year. If you are attached, the two of you will need to make time for each other, as work or another responsibility demands so much of your time. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ A conversation is inevitable. Talks could take interesting twists and turns. Clarify, if need be. Tonight: Hang out with a friend. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ Be careful with your spending. You could cause yourself a problem out of the blue. Tonight: A talk is inevitable. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ You find your energy and seem to be on top of your game. You might not intend to cause confusion, but somehow you do it any-
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Dear Annie: “Don” and I have been married for 43 years. I thought we had a good marriage, but my trust has been shaken recently. Don retired four years ago. He told me a former co-worker, “Lulu,” had emailed to ask to meet for lunch and catch up on the latest office gossip. It sounded pretty innocent to me, so I had no objection. Then my world turned upside down. Last week, I ran into another of Don’s ex-co-workers, who informed me that Don and Lulu had been having lunch together a few times a week for the past four years. He said their obvious attraction was well known at the office. Annie, Don never once mentioned these lunches to me. When I asked him point blank, he became quite upset and said there was nothing going on. I said I wanted the lunches and emails to end. He replied that he won’t initiate contact, but if Lulu emails him, he will respond. I find this unacceptable. Yesterday, Don said Lulu invited him to the office picnic. He plans to go, but said I shouldn’t attend because I’d be bored to tears. I told him if he attended this picnic without me, I would have to consider my next step. He thinks I’m bluffing. My best friend says I didn’t come down hard enough. She thinks I should move out and then tell our
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NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP
AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division Boston New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore
W 62 59 53 51 40
L 37 40 47 51 58
Pct .626 .596 .530 .500 .408
GB — 3 91⁄2 121⁄2 211⁄2
WCGB — — 61⁄2 91⁄2 181⁄2
L10 8-2 6-4 4-6 6-4 4-6
Str W-4 W-1 W-1 W-1 L-1
Home 31-17 32-20 24-25 24-24 26-28
Away 31-20 27-20 29-22 27-27 14-30
W 54 51 49 47 42
L 47 48 51 54 59
Pct .535 .515 .490 .465 .416
GB — 2 41⁄2 7 12
WCGB — 8 101⁄2 13 18
L10 6-4 4-6 6-4 5-5 5-5
Str W-1 L-4 W-2 L-1 L-1
Home 29-22 27-20 21-25 26-25 28-29
Away 25-25 24-28 28-26 21-29 14-30
W 58 55 44 43
L 44 47 57 58
Pct .569 .539 .436 .426
GB — 3 131⁄2 141⁄2
WCGB — 51⁄2 16 17
L10 7-3 5-5 5-5 0-10
Str L-1 W-1 L-1 L-15
Home 33-19 28-23 26-22 23-26
Away 25-25 27-24 18-35 20-32
Central Division Detroit Cleveland Chicago Minnesota Kansas City
West Division Texas Los Angeles Oakland Seattle
NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Philadelphia Atlanta New York Washington Florida
W 64 59 50 49 49
L 36 43 51 52 53
Pct .640 .578 .495 .485 .480
GB — 6 141⁄2 151⁄2 16
WCGB — — 81⁄2 91⁄2 10
L10 8-2 5-5 4-6 4-6 5-5
Str W-5 L-2 L-2 L-2 W-2
Home 37-15 30-19 22-26 28-18 24-32
Away 27-21 29-24 28-25 21-34 25-21
W 52 53 54 50 42 33
L 47 48 49 51 60 68
Pct .525 .525 .524 .495 .412 .327
GB — — — 3 111⁄2 20
WCGB — 51⁄2 51⁄2 81⁄2 17 251⁄2
L10 6-4 5-5 5-5 5-5 5-5 3-7
Str W-1 L-1 L-2 W-2 W-3 L-3
Home 26-25 25-21 33-14 27-23 25-31 17-36
Away 26-22 28-27 21-35 23-28 17-29 16-32
W 59 55 48 45 44
L 43 47 54 56 58
Pct .578 .539 .471 .446 .431
GB — 4 11 131⁄2 15
WCGB — 4 11 131⁄2 15
L10 7-3 6-4 4-6 5-5 4-6
Str W-2 W-2 L-2 W-2 L-3
Home 32-18 29-23 26-26 25-28 20-30
Away 27-25 26-24 22-28 20-28 24-28
Central Division Pittsburgh St. Louis Milwaukee Cincinnati Chicago Houston
West Division San Francisco Arizona Colorado Los Angeles San Diego
SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago White Sox 4, Cleveland 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Oakland 5 L.A. Angels 9, Baltimore 3 Boston 12, Seattle 8 Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 0 Detroit 5, Minnesota 2 Toronto 3, Texas 0
NATIONAL LEAGUE Florida 5, N.Y. Mets 4 Philadelphia 5, San Diego 3 Pittsburgh 4, St. Louis 3, 10 innings Chicago Cubs 5, Houston 4, 10 innings San Francisco 2, Milwaukee 1 Arizona 7, Colorado 0 L.A. Dodgers 3, Washington 1 Atlanta at Cincinnati
Pirates down Cardinals in 10 The Associated Press
Pirates 4, Cardinals 3, 10 innings PITTSBURGH — Xavier Paul scored on Chase d’Arnaud’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th on Sunday. Paul legged out an infield hit with one out against St. Louis reliever Jason Motte (32), then stole second and advanced to third when catcher Gerald Laird’s throw rolled into center field. D’Arnaud lined to center, and the speedy Paul easily beat the throw from centerfielder Colby Rasmus as the Pirates snapped a three-game losing streak. St. Louis Pittsburgh ab r h bi ab r h bi Theriot ss 5 0 1 0 dArnad 3b 4 0 1 2 Jay lf 3 0 2 0 Diaz lf 4 0 0 0 Pujols 1b 5 0 0 0 Hanrhn p 0 0 0 0 Brkmn rf 5 0 1 0 Beimel p 0 0 0 0 Rasms cf 4 2 2 1 Walker 2b 3 0 0 0 Schmkr 2b 4 0 2 0 AMcCt cf 4 0 1 0 Hollidy ph 1 0 0 0 Overay 1b 3 0 0 0 Motte p 0 0 0 0 GJones rf 4 0 0 0 G.Laird c 3 0 1 1 Cedeno ss 4 2 2 0 Descals 3b 2 1 0 0 Fryer c 4 1 2 0 Lohse p 1 0 0 0 Morton p 1 0 0 1 T.Cruz ph 1 0 0 0 Grilli p 0 0 0 0 Lynn p 0 0 0 0 Pearce ph 1 0 0 0 Freese ph 1 0 1 0 Resop p 0 0 0 0 Westrk pr 0 0 0 0 Paul lf 1 1 1 0 Punto 2b 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 3 10 2 Totals 33 4 7 3 St. Louis 010 011 000 0 — 3 Pittsburgh 001 010 100 1 — 4 Two outs when winning run scored. E—G.Laird (1), Schumaker (3), Theriot (16), Morton (1). DP—St. Louis 2. LOB—St. Louis 11, Pittsburgh 4. 2B—G.Laird (6), d’Arnaud (5), Cedeno 2 (17). HR—Rasmus (10). SB—Fryer (1), Paul (10). CS—Jay (4). S—G.Laird, Lohse. SF— G.Laird, d’Arnaud, Morton. IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis Lohse 5 4 2 2 0 4 Lynn BS,1-1 2 2 1 1 2 2 M.Boggs 2 0 0 0 0 1 Motte L,3-2 2-3 1 1 0 0 0 Pittsburgh Morton 5 1-3 6 3 3 5 3 Grilli 1 2-3 1 0 0 1 2 Resop 1 2 0 0 0 2 Hanrahan 1 1 0 0 0 0 Beimel W,1-1 1 0 0 0 0 1 WP—Morton 2. T—3:14. A—35,402 (38,362).
Dodgers 3, Nationals 1 L O S A N G E L E S — Chad Billingsley overcame a shaky first inning to pitch seven innings of two-hit ball, Aaron Miles drove in two runs, and the Dodgers beat the Nationals. Washington ab Berndn lf 3 Espinos 2b 3 Zmrmn 3b 4 Morse 1b 4 Werth rf 3 Ankiel cf 3 Flores c 3 Dsmnd ss 3 Marqus p 2 SBurntt p 0 Cora ph 1 Totals 29
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Diamondbacks 7, Rockies 0 P H O E N I X — Justin Upton went 4-for-4 with two doubles, a triple and three RBIs, and the Diamondbacks took two of three from Colorado with a victory in what might have been Ubaldo Jimenez’s last start for the Rockies. Colorado Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi Fowler cf 3 0 1 0 Blmqst ss 5 1 1 0 JHerrr 2b 4 0 1 0 Nady lf 4 3 2 0 Helton 1b 3 0 0 0 J.Upton rf 4 2 4 3 Tlwtzk ss 4 0 1 0 CYoung cf 4 0 1 1 S.Smith rf 3 0 0 0 Monter c 4 1 1 1 Belisle p 0 0 0 0 Blum 3b 1 0 0 0 Street p 0 0 0 0 Brrghs 3b 3 0 0 1 EYong ph 1 0 0 0 RRorts 2b 4 0 1 0 Wggntn 3b-lf 3 0 2 0 Allen 1b 2 0 0 0 Splrghs lf-rf 3 0 0 0 Owings p 3 0 1 1 Iannett c 2 0 0 0 Duke p 1 0 0 0 Jimenz p 1 0 0 0 IStewrt 3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 28 0 5 0 Totals 35 7 11 7 Colorado 000 000 000 — 0 Arizona 002 122 00x — 7 DP—Arizona 3. LOB—Colorado 5, Arizona 9. 2B—Wigginton (17), J.Upton 2 (28). 3B—J.Upton (4). SB—J.Upton (15), C.Young (13). CS— R.Roberts (6). S—Jimenez. IP H R ER BB SO Colorado Jimenez L,6-9 5 8 5 5 2 8 Belisle 2 2 2 2 0 2 Street 1 1 0 0 0 1 Arizona Owings W,4-0 5 2 0 0 3 2 Duke S,1-1 4 3 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Jimenez (C.Young, Allen), by Belisle (Nady). T—2:33. A—28,090 (48,633).
TODAY’S GAMES L.A. Angels (Haren 10-6) at Cleveland (Carmona 5-10), 6:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 6-8) at N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 8-7), 6:05 p.m. Kansas City (Davies 1-9) at Boston (Lester 10-4), 6:10 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 7-6) at Texas (D.Holland 8-4), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Below 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 7-5), 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 9-7) at Oakland (Moscoso 3-5), 9:05 p.m. TUESDAY’S GAMES L.A. Angels at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Kansas City at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Minnesota at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 9:05 p.m.
TODAY’S GAMES San Diego (Harang 8-2) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 9-6), 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 4-8) at Cincinnati (Leake 8-5), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 6-4) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 9-6), 6:10 p.m. Houston (Happ 4-11) at St. Louis (McClellan 6-6), 7:15 p.m. Colorado (Nicasio 4-2) at L.A. Dodgers (R.De La Rosa 3-4), 9:10 p.m. TUESDAY’S GAMES Florida at Washington, 6:05 p.m. San Francisco at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. Houston at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 9:05 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.
LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE
G AB R H Pct. AdGonzalez Bos 98 402 70 139 .346 Bautista Tor 91 321 76 106 .330 MiYoung Tex 100 398 48 131 .329 Kotchman TB 85 285 25 93 .326 JhPeralta Det 91 329 45 106 .322 Ellsbury Bos 98 403 74 129 .320 VMartinez Det 86 318 44 101 .318 MiCabrera Det 101 349 67 109 .312 Konerko CWS 97 355 45 109 .307 YEscobar Tor 93 357 55 109 .305. RBI—AdGonzalez, Boston, 82; Beltre, Texas, 76; Granderson, New York, 74; Teixeira, New York, 72; Youkilis, Boston, 72; Bautista, Toronto, 70; Konerko, Chicago, 70. HITS—AdGonzalez, Boston, 139; MiYoung, Texas, 131; Ellsbury, Boston, 129; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 124; Markakis, Baltimore, 118; AGordon, Kansas City, 117; ACabrera, Cleveland, 115; Pedroia, Boston, 115. DOUBLES—Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 31; AdGonzalez, Boston, 30; MiYoung, Texas, 30; Beltre, Texas, 29; Youkilis, Boston, 28; Ellsbury, Boston, 27; AGordon, Kansas City, 26. TRIPLES—Granderson, New York, 8; AJackson, Detroit, 7; Bourjos, Los Angeles, 6; RDavis, Toronto, 6; Aybar, Los Angeles, 5; Cano, New York, 5; Crisp, Oakland, 5; Gardner, New York, 5; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 5. HOME RUNS—Bautista, Toronto, 31; Granderson, New York, 27; Teixeira, New York, 26; NCruz, Texas, 22; Konerko, Chicago, 22; MarReynolds, Baltimore, 21; Beltre, Texas, 20; MiCabrera, Detroit, 20; Quentin, Chicago, 20. STOLEN BASES—Gardner, New York, 31; Andrus, Texas, 29; RDavis, Toronto, 29; Ellsbury, Boston, 28; Crisp, Oakland, 27; ISuzuki, Seattle, 26; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 23. PITCHING—Sabathia, New York, 14-5; Weaver, Los Angeles, 13-4; Verlander, Detroit, 13-5; Tomlin, Cleveland, 11-4; Scherzer, Detroit, 11-5; 6 tied at 10. STRIKEOUTS—Verlander, Detroit, 162; Shields, Tampa Bay, 151; FHernandez, Seattle, 148; Sabathia, New York, 142; Price, Tampa Bay, 137; CWilson, Texas, 132; Weaver, Los Angeles, 129. SAVES—Valverde, Detroit, 26; MaRivera, New York, 25; Papelbon, Boston, 23; Walden, Los Angeles, 23; League, Seattle, 23; CPerez, Cleveland, 22; SSantos, Chicago, 20; Feliz, Texas, 20.
G AB R H Pct. JosReyes NYM 86 380 73 134 .353 Braun Mil 92 336 62 108 .321 Helton Col 90 301 44 96 .319 Votto Cin 100 372 61 117 .315 Morse Was 90 307 44 96 .313 Kemp LAD 101 364 61 113 .310 Holliday StL 76 271 49 84 .310 Pence Hou 95 386 47 119 .308 DanMurphy NYM 97 346 40 106 .306 McCann Atl 89 327 42 100 .306 RBI—Howard, Philadelphia, 75; Fielder, Milwaukee, 73; Kemp, Los Angeles, 73; Berkman, St. Louis, 69; Braun, Milwaukee, 68; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 67; Beltran, New York, 64. HITS—JosReyes, New York, 134; SCastro, Chicago, 127; Bourn, Houston, 122; Pence, Houston, 119; Votto, Cincinnati, 117; JUpton, Arizona, 116; Kemp, Los Angeles, 113. DOUBLES—Beltran, New York, 30; JUpton, Arizona, 28; CaLee, Houston, 27; CYoung, Arizona, 27; ArRamirez, Chicago, 26; SCastro, Chicago, 25; Headley, San Diego, 25; SSmith, Colorado, 25; RWeeks, Milwaukee, 25. TRIPLES—JosReyes, New York, 16; Victorino, Philadelphia, 9; SCastro, Chicago, 8; Fowler, Colorado, 8; Bourn, Houston, 7; SSmith, Colorado, 7; Maybin, San Diego, 6; Rasmus, St. Louis, 6. HOME RUNS—Berkman, St. Louis, 27; Kemp, Los Angeles, 24; Fielder, Milwaukee, 22; Pujols, St. Louis, 22; Stanton, Florida, 22; Bruce, Cincinnati, 21; Braun, Milwaukee, 20; CPena, Chicago, 20. STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 37; JosReyes, New York, 31; Kemp, Los Angeles, 27; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 25; Bonifacio, Florida, 22; Maybin, San Diego, 22; Bartlett, San Diego, 21; Rollins, Philadelphia, 21. PITCHING—Jurrjens, Atlanta, 12-3; Halladay, Philadelphia, 12-4; Hamels, Philadelphia, 12-5; IKennedy, Arizona, 11-3; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 11-4; Hanson, Atlanta, 11-5; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 11-7; Correia, Pittsburgh, 11-8. STRIKEOUTS—Kershaw, Los Angeles, 167; Halladay, Philadelphia, 147; Lincecum, San Francisco, 146; ClLee, Philadelphia, 143; AniSanchez, Florida, 138; Hamels, Philadelphia, 134; Hanson, Atlanta, 124. SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 31; BrWilson, San Francisco, 31; LNunez, Florida, 28; HBell, San Diego, 28; Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 28; Axford, Milwaukee, 27; Street, Colorado, 26.
IP H Houston Lyles 6 9 Del Rosario 2-3 1 S.Escalona 1-3 0 W.Lopez BS,5-5 2 4 Da.Carpenter L,0-1 1-3 2 Chicago Garza 7 5 Samardzija BS,1-1 1-3 1 R.Lopez 2-3 0 Marmol 1 2 Grabow W,2-0 1 1 T—3:28. A—40,406 (41,159).
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Philadelphia h bi ab r h bi Maybin cf 2 0 Rollins ss 5 0 0 0 Denorfi cf 0 0 Mrtnz 3b 3 0 1 0 Venale rf 1 0 Utley 2b 3 1 0 0 Headly 3b 1 1 Howard 1b 4 2 2 0 Ludwck lf 0 0 Victorn cf 2 0 1 1 Blanks 1b 1 0 Ibanez lf 4 1 2 2 Forsyth 2b 1 0 DBrwn rf 4 1 1 0 KPhlps c 0 0 Ruiz c 3 0 1 2 AlGnzlz ss 2 1 Hallady p 1 0 0 0 Stauffr p 0 1 Gload ph 1 0 0 0 OHudsn ph 0 0 Totals 8 3 Totals 30 5 8 5 San Diego 100 200 000 — 3 Philadelphia 203 000 00x — 5 E—Howard (5). LOB—San Diego 7, Philadelphia 8. 2B—Howard (19), Ibanez (19), Ruiz (14). SB—Maybin (22). S—Stauffer, Victorino, Halladay. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Stauffer L,6-7 5 2-3 8 5 5 4 5 Spence 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Gregerson 1 0 0 0 0 2 Philadelphia Halladay W,12-4 8 8 3 2 1 8 Bastardo S,8-8 1 0 0 0 0 1 T—2:31. A—45,241 (43,651). ab 3 2 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 2 1 35
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Marlins 5, Mets 4 MIAMI — John Buck doubled for his first career pinch-hit RBI to drive in the go-ahead run with two out in the eighth inning, and the Marlins rallied Cubs 5, Astros 4, 10 innings past the Mets. CHICAGO — Pinch-hitter Jeff New York Florida Baker’s game-winning single JosRys ss ab5 1r h2 b0i Bonifac 3b ab5 1r h2 b1i in the 10th inning helped Turner 2b 5 0 1 0 Infante 2b 3 0 1 0 rf 3 1 1 1 GSnchz 1b 3 0 0 0 Chicago complete its first Beltran DWrght 3b 4 2 3 2 HRmrz ss 3 0 1 1 DnMrp 1b 3 lf 4 1 2 1 three-game sweep at Wrigley Pagan cf 2 00 20 00 Morrsn Wise cf 0 0 0 0 Field in nearly two years. Pridie cf 1 0 1 0 Stanton rf 4 2 2 1 Houston
Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Bourn cf 5 0 3 0 Fukdm rf 4 0 1 0 Barmes ss 3 1 1 1 SCastro ss 5 0 2 0 Pence rf 4 1 1 1 ArRmr 3b 5 0 1 0 Ca.Lee lf-1b 4 1 1 2 C.Pena 1b 5 0 0 0 CJhnsn 3b 4 0 1 0 Byrd cf 5 3 4 0 Wallac 1b 3 0 0 0 Soto c 5 1 3 1 Bourgs pr-lf 0 0 0 0 ASorin lf 4 0 1 1 MDwns 2b 4 0 0 0 Campn pr-lf 0 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Barney 2b 4 1 2 1 Michals ph 0 0 0 0 Garza p 3 0 1 1 DCrpnt p 0 0 0 0 Smrdzj p 0 0 0 0 Quinter c 5 0 0 0 RLopez p 0 0 0 0 Lyles p 1 1 1 0 DeWitt ph 1 0 0 0 AngSnc ph 1 0 0 0 Marml p 0 0 0 0 SEscln p 0 0 0 0 JeBakr ph 1 0 1 1 Altuve 2b 1 0 1 0 Totals 35 4 9 4 Totals 42 5 16 5 Houston 100 010 020 0 — 4 Chicago 030 000 010 1 — 5 One out when winning run scored. E—Campana (1). DP—Houston 2, Chicago 1. LOB—Houston 10, Chicago 12. 2B—Byrd (12), Soto (17), Barney (14). 3B—Byrd (2). HR— Barmes (6), Ca.Lee (8). CS—Bourgeois (5), S.Castro (3). S—Barmes, Bourgeois.
UPCOMING American League
Monday, July 25, 2011
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Petersn cf-lf2 0 0 0 Hayes c 3 1 1 0 Dobbs ph 1 0 0 0 AnSnch p 2 0 0 0 Choate p 0 0 0 0 J.Buck ph-c 1 0 1 1 Totals 35 4 12 4 Totals 31 5 10 5 New York 100 001 200 — 4 Florida 120 000 02x — 5 E—Jos.Reyes (11), Dan.Murphy (9). DP—New York 1, Florida 1. LOB—New York 7, Florida 8. 2B—D.Wright (11), Pridie (6), J.Buck (13). HR— D.Wright (7), Morrison (15), Stanton (22). SB— Bonifacio (22). CS—Ha.Ramirez (8). S— Dan.Murphy, Pridie, Petersen, Ani.Sanchez. SF—Beltran. IP H R ER BB SO New York Gee 5 7 3 3 3 3 Acosta 2 0 0 0 0 3 Parnell L,3-2 BS,1-1 1 3 2 2 0 1 Florida Ani.Sanchez 7 11 4 4 0 8 Cishek 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Choate W,1-1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 L.Nunez S,28-31 1 0 0 0 0 2 HBP—by Gee (Petersen). T—2:47. A—20,416 (38,560).
JoWilsn 3b 4 0 0 0 Kppngr 2b 4 0 1 1 Braun lf 4 1 2 1 PSndvl 3b 3 0 0 0 Fielder 1b 4 0 2 0 A.Huff 1b 4 0 3 0 RWeks 2b 4 0 0 0 Schrhlt rf 4 1 0 0 YBtncr ss 4 0 1 0 Belt lf 2 0 2 0 Lucroy c 3 0 0 0 C.Ross lf 0 0 0 0 BCarrll cf 3 0 0 0 Fontent ss 2 0 0 1 Gallard p 2 0 1 0 BCrwfr ss 0 0 0 0 McGeh ph 1 0 0 0 Whitsd c 3 0 0 0 Saito p 0 0 0 0 Bmgrn p 3 1 1 0 Totals 32 1 8 1 Totals 28 2 7 2 Milwaukee 100 000 000 — 1 San Francisco 001 100 00x — 2 DP—Milwaukee 1, San Francisco 2. LOB— Milwaukee 5, San Francisco 6. 2B—Gallardo (2), Bumgarner (3). HR—Braun (20). SB—Fontenot (5). CS—A.Huff (2). S—C.Hart. SF—Fontenot. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Gallardo L,11-7 7 6 2 2 1 5 Saito 1 1 0 0 2 0 San Francisco Bumgarner W,6-9 7 2-3 8 1 1 0 8 Romo H,17 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Br.Wilson S,31-35 1 0 0 0 0 2 WP—Gallardo. T—2:28. A—42,262 (41,915).
Reds 4, Braves 3 CINCINNATI — Drew Stubbs led off the ninth with a firstpitch homer, sending the Reds to their first set of back-toback victories in more than five weeks. Atlanta Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi Prado 3b 4 0 1 0 Stubbs cf 4 2 2 1 Heywrd rf 4 0 0 0 Renteri ss 3 0 0 0 McCnn c 4 1 1 1 Votto 1b 3 0 0 0 Uggla 2b 3 0 0 0 BPhllps 2b 3 1 1 2 Fremn 1b 3 1 1 0 Bruce rf 4 0 1 0 AlGnzlz ss 4 0 2 0 Heisey lf 3 0 0 0 WRmrz lf 2 0 0 1 Cairo 3b 4 1 1 1 Hinske ph-lf 1 0 0 0 RHrndz c 2 0 1 0 McLoth cf 4 1 2 0 Arroyo pr 0 0 0 0 Beachy p 1 0 0 0 Hanign c 0 0 0 0 Lugo ph 1 0 1 1 Willis p 3 0 1 0 OFlhrt p 0 0 0 0 Masset p 0 0 0 0 Conrad ph 1 0 0 0 JGoms ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 32 3 8 3 Totals 30 4 7 4 Atlanta 000 200 100 — 3 Cincinnati 210 000 001 — 4 No outs when winning run scored. E—Prado (6), Cairo (1), Bruce (4). DP— Cincinnati 2. LOB—Atlanta 6, Cincinnati 9. 2B— Freeman (23). HR—McCann (18), Stubbs (13), B.Phillips (10), Cairo (4). SB—Ale.Gonzalez (2), Stubbs (25). CS—W.Ramirez (2). S—Beachy, Renteria. IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta Beachy 6 5 3 1 4 4 O’Flaherty 1 1 0 0 1 2 Venters 1 0 0 0 1 0 Linebrink L,3-2 0 1 1 1 0 0 Cincinnati Willis 6 1-3 6 3 3 3 3 Masset 0 1 0 0 0 0 Chapman 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Cordero W,4-3 1 1 0 0 0 2 Masset pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Linebrink pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. WP—Beachy, Willis. T—2:48. A—33,036 (42,319).
AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP
Red Sox keep Mariners reeling The Associated Press
Red Sox 12, Mariners 8 B O S T O N — Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in four runs, Kevin Youkilis hit a two-run homer, and Boston extended the Mariners’ franchise-worst losing streak to 15 games on Sunday. Tim Wakefield (6-3) joined Roger Clemens as the only pitchers to strike out 2,000 batters with Boston and moved one win away from his 200th victory. But the 44-year-old knuckleballer left after giving up Brendan Ryan’s grand slam that cut the lead to 11-7 with one out in the seventh. Seattle
Boston ab r h bi Ellsury cf 5 1 2 1 Pedroia 2b 5 1 1 0 AdGnzl 1b 5 2 3 2 Youkils 3b 3 2 1 2 YNavrr 3b 1 0 0 0 D.Ortiz dh 5 2 2 0 Crwfrd lf 4 2 3 2 Reddck rf 5 2 2 1 Sltlmch c 4 0 3 4 Scutaro ss 4 0 0 0 Totals 38 8 13 8 Totals 41 12 17 12 Seattle 200 010 401 — 8 Boston 500 051 10x — 12 E—Ryan (9). LOB—Seattle 5, Boston 7. 2B— Ryan (15), Ackley 2 (7), Smoak (21), Ellsbury (27), Pedroia (24), C.Crawford (13), Reddick (7). HR—Ryan (2), Olivo (14), Youkilis (14). CS— I.Suzuki (5), C.Crawford (5). R ER BB SO IP H Seattle Pineda L,8-7 4 1-3 8 7 7 1 4 Laffey 0 4 3 3 0 0 J.Wright 1 2-3 2 1 1 0 2 Lueke 1 3 1 1 0 0 League 1 0 0 0 1 1 Boston Wakefield W,6-3 6 1-3 10 7 7 1 4 Aceves 2 2-3 3 1 1 0 1 Laffey pitched to 4 batters in the 5th. HBP—by Wakefield (Ryan). WP—Pineda. T—3:01. A—37,650 (37,065). ISuzuki rf Ryan ss Ackley 2b Olivo c Smoak 1b Carp lf AKndy 3b Cust dh FGtrrz cf
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Yankees 7, Athletics 5 NEW YORK — Bartolo Colon pitched seven effective innings to end a three-start losing streak, and Curtis Granderson connected for a two-run homer, leading the Yankees over the Athletics. Eduardo Nunez hit a tworun double, and catcher Russell Martin was in the middle of everything for the Yankees.
New York ab r h bi Jeter dh 3 1 0 1 Grndrs cf 5 1 1 2 Teixeir 1b 4 1 1 0 Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 Swisher rf 4 0 0 0 Gardnr lf 0 0 0 0 Martin c 3 2 2 0 AnJons lf 3 1 2 2 Dickrsn lf-rf 0 0 0 0 ENunez ss 4 1 2 2 B.Laird 3b 2 0 0 0 Totals 39 5 15 5 Totals 32 7 9 7 Oakland 020 000 021 — 5 New York 010 230 01x — 7 E—Pennington (14), Cano (7). DP—Oakland 1, New York 2. LOB—Oakland 9, New York 7. 2B— Crisp (20), Matsui 2 (16), K.Suzuki 2 (16), Sogard (2), E.Nunez (9). HR—Granderson (27). SB—Martin (8), E.Nunez (14). CS—Pennington (9). S—B.Laird. R ER BB SO IP H Oakland G.Gonzalez L,9-7 4 2-3 7 6 6 3 5 De Los Santos 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 3 Fuentes 1 1 0 0 0 1 Devine 1 1 1 1 0 1 New York Colon W,7-6 7 8 2 2 1 4 Robertson 2-3 3 2 2 1 1 Ma.Rivera S,25-29 1 1-3 4 1 1 0 0 HBP—by G.Gonzalez (Martin). T—3:18. A—45,586 (50,291). JWeeks 2b Crisp cf Matsui dh Wlngh lf Sweeny pr DeJess rf CJcksn 1b KSuzuk c Pnngtn ss Sogard 3b
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Angels 9, Orioles 3 B A L T I M O R E — Tyler Chatwood allowed two runs in seven innings, Mike Trout and Torii Hunter homered in a f ive-run eighth, and the Angels beat the Orioles. Los Angeles Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi MIzturs ss 4 1 2 1 Hardy ss 4 0 0 0 TrHntr rf 5 2 2 2 Markks rf 4 2 3 1 Abreu dh 4 0 1 1 AdJons cf 4 1 2 2 V.Wells lf 5 0 0 0 MrRynl 3b 4 0 0 0 Bourjos cf 0 0 0 0 Wieters c 4 0 0 0 Callasp 3b 4 3 3 0 D.Lee 1b 3 0 1 0 HKndrc 2b 5 2 3 0 Reimld lf 3 0 0 0 Trumo 1b 4 0 1 2 J.Bell dh 3 0 1 0 Trout cf-lf 5 1 1 3 Andino 2b 3 0 0 0 BoWlsn c 2 0 0 0 Totals 38 9 13 9 Totals 32 3 7 3 Los Angeles 001 200 051 — 9 — 3 Baltimore 000 002 001 DP—Los Angeles 2. LOB—Los Angeles 8, Baltimore 2. 2B—M.Izturis (23), Tor.Hunter (15), H.Kendrick (23), Markakis (14). HR—Tor.Hunter (13), Trout (1), Markakis (10), Ad.Jones (18). SB—Ad.Jones (7). SF—Trumbo. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Chatwood W,6-6 7 6 2 2 0 5 Cassevah 2 1 1 1 0 1 Baltimore Guthrie L,4-14 7 6 3 3 4 1 Worrell 2-3 4 5 5 1 0 Patton 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Jakubauskas 1 3 1 1 0 1 T—2:29. A—15,676 (45,438).
White Sox 4, Indians 2 CLEVELAND — Edwin Jackson beat Cleveland for the ninth straight time after Indians rookie Ezequiel Carrera
dropped an easy fly ball in Victor Martinez added center field to give the White three hits for Detroit, and Jose Sox two runs. Valverde converted his 26th Jackson (7-7) allowed one consecutive save opportunity. run and four hits over six Detroit Minnesota innings to go to 9-1 in his AJcksn cf ab4 1r h1 b0i Revere cf ab3 0r h0 b0i career against Cleveland. He Boesch lf 5 0 1 0 ACasill 2b 4 0 1 0 rf 0 0 0 0 Mauer c 4 0 1 0 is 9-0 with a 2.61 ERA against Kelly Ordonz dh 4 1 0 0 Cuddyr 1b 3 1 0 0 the Indians since losing to MiCarr 1b 3 0 0 0 Kubel rf 4 0 0 0 c 5 1 3 0 Valenci 3b 4 1 2 0 them on Aug. 17, 2007, when he VMrtnz JhPerlt ss 5 1 1 1 Thome dh 4 0 1 1 Raburn rf-lf 4 1 1 0 DYong lf 4 0 2 1 was with Tampa Bay. Betemt 3b 3 0 1 1 Nishiok ss 3 0 0 0 Adam Dunn lofted a pitch RSantg 2b 3 0 1 1 from Justin Masterson (8-7) to TDoettarolsit 36 5 90133 To0ta0l1s 00303 2 7— 25 000 200 000 — 2 straightaway center with two Minnesota E—A.Casilla (11). DP—Detroit 1, Minnesota 1. outs in the sixth and runners LOB—Detroit 11, Minnesota 6. 2B—A.Jackson Valencia (19), Thome (6), D.Young (15). on first and second. Carrera (14), SB—Ordonez (1), Revere (15). R ER BB SO IP H camped under the towering Detroit fly near the warning track. He Porcello W,10-6 6 5 2 2 2 4 H,5 1 1 0 0 0 2 looked up, stumbled to his Alburquerque Benoit H,15 1 0 0 0 0 0 right, then ducked as the ball Valverde S,26-26 1 1 0 0 0 1 Minnesota glanced off his glove and fell Liriano L,6-8 2 1-3 6 4 4 4 3 Swarzak 3 1-3 1 1 1 2 1 to the ground. Chicago
Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Pierre lf 3 1 2 0 Carrer cf 2 0 1 1 AlRmrz ss 3 0 0 0 Brantly lf 4 0 0 0 Konerk 1b 3 1 0 1 ACarer ss 3 1 1 0 A.Dunn dh 4 0 0 0 Hafner dh 4 0 1 1 Quentin rf 4 0 1 0 CSantn c 3 0 0 0 Lillirdg pr-rf 0 0 0 0 OCarer 2b 4 0 0 0 Przyns c 4 0 1 0 Chsnhll 3b 4 0 1 0 Rios cf 4 1 0 0 LaPort 1b 3 1 1 0 Teahen 3b 4 0 1 1 T.Buck rf 2 0 0 0 Morel 3b 0 0 0 0 Vizquel 2b 3 1 1 0 Totals 32 4 6 2 Totals 29 2 5 2 Chicago 100 002 100 — 4 Cleveland 000 011 000 — 2 E—A.Cabrera (10), C.Santana (7), Carrera (1). DP—Chicago 1. LOB—Chicago 4, Cleveland 5. 2B—Pierre (9), A.Cabrera (24). SB—Rios (8). CS—Teahen (1). S—Pierre, Al.Ramirez, Carrera. R ER BB SO IP H Chicago E.Jackson W,7-7 6 5 2 2 3 3 Crain H,14 1 0 0 0 0 1 Sale H,6 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 3 S.Santos S,20-23 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Cleveland Masterson L,8-7 7 4 4 1 1 6 J.Smith 1 0 0 0 0 2 Sipp 1 2 0 0 0 0 WP—Sipp. T—2:54. A—20,252 (43,441).
Tigers 5, Twins 2 MINNEAPOLIS — Rick Porcello cruised through six innings, and the Tigers took advantage of Francisco Liriano’s control problems. Jhonny Peralta, Wilson Betemit and Ramon Santiago each had an RBI, and the Tigers extended their lead in the AL Central to two games for the first time this season.
James 1 1-3 1 Al.Burnett 1 0 Capps 1 1 WP—Liriano 2, Swarzak. T—3:17. A—40,789 (39,500).
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