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Lawrence at disadvantage when it comes to redistricting By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

LEGISLATURE

TOPEKA — A unique provision in the Kansas Constitution puts Lawrence, and Manhattan for that matter, at a disadvantage in the process of redrawing boundaries for legislative districts. The reason? Lawrence and

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Manhattan are home to large regents schools: Kansas University and Kansas State University, respectively. The Kansas Constitution and state law require that when the Legislature redraws state district boundaries, it exclude nonresident college students and nonresident military personnel.

It also must include resident college students and resident military personnel in the district of their permanent residence. So while Lawrence has a population of 87,643 people — as counted by the 2010 U.S. Census — it has a population of 75,731, according to the state-required adjustment that was conducted

by the Kansas Secretary of State’s office. That means there are 11,912 people living in Lawrence, who for district mapping purposes are considered living somewhere else even though they may be voting in Lawrence. Where students declare their permanent residence is unrelat-

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Roberts defends general aviation

In a column on today’s opinion page, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., takes exception to rhetoric and tax policies that could hurt the general aviation industry. Page 8A

As negotiations continue on how to avoid a federal financial default, the Associated Press offers a brief guide on understanding the issue, current and expected developments, and how we got to this point in the first place. Page 7A

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I feel like I’m ready to throw a party and I’m waiting for my guests to arrive.” — Kansas University’s new business dean, Neeli Bendapudi, as she prepares to officially start work. Page 3A

Churches unite for ministry

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AT TOP, from left, Destini Howard, 10, Agnes Adeboye and Krissy Howard, 10, sing and sway to a gospel song during Wednesday evening’s tent revival in east Lawrence. ABOVE, the sun sets behind a bank of clouds as participants share their experiences outside the tent. AT LEFT, members of the Ninth Street Baptist Church choir perform during the event. The revival was sponsored by Ninth Street Baptist Church, Plymouth Congregational Church and the Salvation Army. Another revival will take place Aug. 24. See video from the event at LJWorld.com.

We’ll be at an open house designed to let Westar customers know why their service has been spotty recently — and what’s being done to fix it.

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ed to where they can register to vote. And that means to create a legislative district in Lawrence, more people must be brought in to reach the optimum size of 22,716 for a House district and 70,986 for a Senate district.

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Smart meter program delayed for six weeks By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

Lawrence residents will have to wait a little longer for smart meters as Westar Energy continues to toil with the technology meant to support them. The schedule for deploying the smart meters has been pushed back six weeks to mid or late September, said Hal Jensen, director of Westar’s SmartStar program. When the program was announced in 2010, Westar had originally set late spring as the date to install more than 44,000 meters to all Westar customers in Lawrence. In May, the installation date was moved back to late July. “What we are finding, we didn’t allow enough time to work through all the testing and quality assurance and integration type of efforts that

Open house on outages, upgrades Westar Energy will hold an open house from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Spring Hill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza. The event will focus on the upgrades Westar Energy is making at its had to happen,” Jensen said. The $39 million SmartStar program that will bring the meters to Lawrence also includes an upgrade in computer and software technology needed to support Westar’s entire customer base. And the technology is intended to integrate data so it can flow between the company departments, such as billing and customer service. When the meters are installed in Lawrence, Jensen said, the company wants to

Sixth Street substation. The project, which costs more than $1 million, will replace eight cables from the substation and should improve the reliability of the system. make sure customers have access to the online information the next day. With the smart meters, customers will be able to go online and track their energy usage by the hour. The idea is that the information can help customers make better decisions on energy consumption. One day, the meter could provide the data needed to establish a new pricing structure in which energy is most expensive when demand is at its highest.

There are some folks in Lawrence who already have the smart meters. In bone-chilling temperatures last January, Westar began installing smart meters in a pilot project area of the Deerfield Neighborhood. By the beginning of June, customers in that neighborhood could go online and find detailed information on their energy usage. So far, Jensen said “there have been no issues with the meters” in the pilot project. However, Westar is still reading the meters manually for billing. As of now, Westar hasn’t determined what neighborhoods will be the next to get meters. But Jensen said he’s confident that by the end of the year the vast majority will be installed. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

Douglas County’s top prosecutor says law enforcement has seen an increase in the past two years in the number of robberies of suspected drug dealers in Lawrence. “These crimes are very dangerous. You risk a chance of serious bodily harm and death every time one of these occurs,” District Attorney Charles Branson said. Branson called it a “dramatic rise” in these types of Branson crimes occurring in the city but said his office has had success in prosecuting the cases that become some of Lawrence’s more high-pro- Khatib f ile robberies because they often involve people being held at gunpoint and include other physical violence. Suspects believe they can steal money and drugs, usually from a low-level marijuana dealer, who likely won’t make a report to police to hide his own illegal activity. “When drugs are involved, there‘s usually either a large quantity of drugs or quantities of money,” said Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib, who previously supervised a countywide drug-investigation unit. “Both things are commodities in the criminal world.”

Lawrence cases In several recent cases suspects were caught because the victims did call police — or the suspects were mistaken and robbed people who had nothing to do with dealing drugs. Prosecutors have been able to convict multiple people in six drug-related robbery cases since May 2010, including: ● Two former Kansas University football players, Vernon Brooks, 24, and Jamal Greene, 23, who received 60 days in jail and two years on probation for holding four Kansas University students, including two women, at gunpoint May 14, 2010, at Tuckaway Apartments, 2600 W. Sixth St. Prosecutors said they thought they could steal drugs and money from a back bedroom. ● Three Lawrence men, Joshua Self, 18, Christopher Self, and Douglas Bittinger, both 20, who received more than three years in prison for using a BB gun to rob two men at The Exchange, 3100 Ousdahl Road, because they thought the men had high-grade marijuana. One victim was knocked unconscious and another victim was also struck. ● Several people in connection Please see DEALERS, page 4A


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DEATHS

Political lines to be redrawn across state

Norma Lee Akins Funeral services for Norma Lee Akins, who was called home on July 26, 2011 at the young age of 64, will be 3pm. Friday July 29th. at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the services at Brookwood Mobile Trailer Park community center, 1908 E. 19th. St. Norma was born on January 30, 1947 in Macomb, IL to Howard Elston and Violet Carter; she was the oldest of seven children. Norma along with her family moved to Lawrence, KS in 1962 where she attended Lecompton schools and received her GED in 1986. In 1987 Norma moved to Kansas City, MO where she met the love of her life, Orville Cameron who survives of the home. Norma worked for the Yellow Cab Company for many, many years back in her younger days. Norma enjoyed many things, but nothing more than family. She was the rock of the family (some like to call her the mother hen!). She also enjoyed attending state fairs, staying in a cabin at the Lake of the Ozarks, auctions, yard sales, and meeting new people. She had a passion for crossword scratch tickets, even though they didn’t feel the same about her! In 1985 Norma decided to enter the Douglas County Demolition Derby and won her heat race! This was a highlight for

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her because she attended that derby every year till the year of her passing. Survivors include her Akins Husband at heart and best friend of 24 years, Orville Cameron. Two daughters, Tammy Archuleta and her husband Morris and Nancy Kelch both from Lawrence, KS. 3 grandchildren Kristy, Steven, Joseph. Three sisters, Debbie Kelley and her husband Craig Springer of Lawrence, KS, Glenna Holst of Kansas City, MO and Pam Harkness of Osawatomie, KS. Three brothers, Lanny Elston and his wife Sally of Lawrenceville, GA, Bill Elston and his wife Terry of Pamona, KS and Rick Elston and his wife Eleda of Topeka, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents Franklin “Speedy” and Violet Dressler, her father Howard Elston, her brother Rex Elston and a step-brother Butch Dressler. She was loved by several aunts & uncles, nieces & nephews. Friends may call from noon to 8 pm. today, Thursday, at the RumseyYost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 pm. to 7 pm. Online condolences may be sent at www.rumseyyost.com.

ROBERT LEE ‘BOB’ ALLISON

By John Milburn Associated Press Writer

TOPEKA — Kansas Democrats raised concerns Wednesday about how the Republican-controlled Legislature will redraw the state’s political maps to solidify the GOP’s hold on the state’s four U.S. House seats. Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, a Topeka Democrat, presented a map during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday that would extend the 1st District from the Colorado line east to the Missouri border, taking in Atchison, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. Atchison and Leavenworth counties currently are in the 2nd District represented by Republican Lynn Jenkins, while Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder represents Wyandotte County in the 3rd District. “There will be all kinds of variations, but I felt compelled to discuss this map early on,” Hensley said. “If it’s not true, let (House Speaker) Mike O’Neal make me a liar.” Hensley said Republicans would be able to dilute the effect of Democratic votes in congressional elections for the next 10 years by keeping Shawnee, Douglas and Wyandotte counties in separate districts. Douglas is presently split between the 2nd and 3rd districts, with Shawnee and Topeka in the 2nd District. O’Neal, a Hutchinson Republican and chairman of the House committee, said Hensley’s concerns amount to

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Additionally, that means folks like state Sen. Marci Memorial services for Mr. Allison was a member of Francisco and state Reps. Robert Lee “Bob” Allison, First Presbyterian Church, Paul Davis and Barbara Bal80, Lawrence, will be at 10 the Noon Kiwanis Club and lard, all Lawrence Democa.m. Saturday at Rumseythe Cosmopolitan Club. He rats, actually have more peoYost Funeral Home and enjoyed traveling and work- ple living in their districts Crematory, with the Rev. ing with tools. than their colleagues. Kent Winters-Hazelton offiHe married Laurie V. “It’s significant,” Davis said ciating. Private inurnment Jones on June 6, 1953, in Wednesday. “It dilutes will be later in Oak Hill Warrensburg. She survives Lawrence’s representation in Cemetery. of the home. the Legislature.” Mr. Allison died Tuesday, Other survivors include a Davis said Kansas is the July 26, 2011, at son, Jeff and wife only state that does this Medicalodges Eudora. Georgeanne, Hillsboro, Ore.; recount. He was born Nov. 1, 1930, a daughter, L. Janet Allison, “It needs to be changed,” in Arkansas City, the son of Eudora; and one grandson, Vern R. and Charlotte Harp Jay Allison. Allison. He graduated from The family will receive high school in Warrensburg, friends following the service Mo., and later attended at the funeral home. Central Missouri State The family suggests College. memorials to the By Roxana Hegeman Mr. Allison was a pipeline Medicalodges Eudora and John Milburn and utility contractor in Activity Fund, the National Associated Press Writers Missouri and a residential Multiple Sclerosis Society, contractor in Arkansas City or the American Cancer WICHITA — As the gridlock before moving to Lawrence, Society, sent in care of the continues in Washington where he was employed by funeral home, 601 Ind., over the national debt, Kansas Public Service Co. Lawrence, KS, 66044. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for 23 years. He was also Online condolences may said Wednesday his adminispart owner of Mobile be sent at rumsey-yost.com. tration is making plans for “a Villages mobile home park. substantial contraction” in federal money to the states in the event of a default. TEVEN LASS The Republican governor told reporters that his adminServices for Steven Glass, Lawrence. Cremation is istration has calculated the 52, Lawrence, are pending planned. amount of federal money and will be announced by Mr. Glass died Kansas could lose, a number Chapel Oaks Crematory and Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at he termed as a “target.” He Funeral Services of his home. refused to disclose that internal figure, saying only that it’s a substantial number. BrownIRGINIA MOGENE RUBAKER back said half the state’s resources come from federal Funeral services for July 26, 2011, at the dollars. Virginia Imogene Brubaker, Anderson County Hospital The state had predicted it 93, Garnett, will be at 9 a.m. in Garnett. would receive about $3.9 bilSaturday at Old German The family will greet lion in federal funds for its Baptist Brethren Church. friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. current fiscal year, which Burial will follow in the Friday at the Feuerborn began July 1. About $2.2 bilBethel Cemetery. Family Funeral Service lion of that would help Mrs. Brubaker, the mother Chapel, 219 S. Oak St., Garfinance social services proof Loren Wray Brubaker of nett. grams, while another $948 Baldwin City, died Tuesday, million would go to the public school and higher education systems. ONE DELAIDE ORENTZEN TANDHARDT Brownback said it is questionable whether the federal Graveside services for Mrs. Standhardt, the sister government will actually Ione A. Standhardt, 92, of Edna Day of Lawrence, default on its debt because Carthage, Mo., will be at 10 died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, there is cash flow to make the a.m. Saturday at Faskin at The Good Shepherd interest payments on the Cemetery, northeast of Nursing Home in Lockwood, bonds, but making those Carthage. Mo. bond payments will leave much less money for operating the rest of the governILLIAM NYDER ment.

a “conspiracy theory.” O’Neal said moving Wyandotte County to the 1st District would be difficult to justify and that any speculation is a premature effort to make the process more partisan than necessary. “That’s a lot of geography involved. It’s all about maps that make sense and do not overtly politicize the situation,” he said. “There’s no need for that. Republicans are in the majority now and will be after.” O’Neal said the goal is to maintain the one person, one vote principle to stay within the numerical guidelines. Each congressional district is required to have an equal population, which means current boundaries will change to reflect the continued growth in Johnson County and declining populations in rural counties. “The 1st has to get bigger. The question is who has to give up area and how do they feel about that,” O’Neal said. Sen. Tim Owens, an Overland Park Republican and chairman of the Senate redistricting committee, said he had no intention of gerrymandering districts to benefit one party in the next elections. He likens the early sparring over potential maps to a roller derby, where competitors start bumping early in the event, eventually turning into a free-for-all rumble. “I’m not sure something like that would pass muster with the courts if it were challenged,” Owens said. States adjust their political Davis said. “Unfortunately, it will require a constitutional amendment.” That would require approval from two-thirds of the Legislature and approval by Kansas voters. The issue came up during the last round of redistricting, but that recount was not nearly as drastic as the new one. Lawrence lost 5 percent in the recount in 2001, compared with 13.6 percent under the new one. Davis said some complained 10 years ago that KU did not do enough to get students to declare where they wanted to be counted. This time, he said, KU was aggres-

boundaries every 10 years to reflect population changes based on the census. A provision in the Kansas Constitution also requires it to account for military personnel and students from other states attending college in Kansas. The secretary of state released revised figures earlier this week, showing the Kansas population at 2,839,445 residents, or 13,673 fewer than the Census figure released earlier in 2011. Most of those revisions affect Douglas, Riley and Geary counties, which are home to Kansas University, Kansas State University and Fort Riley’s 1st Infantry Division respectively. Legislators are holding public hearings around the state, gathering opinions about which areas should remain in certain political districts based on common economic, geographic and population traits. House Minority Leader Paul Davis of Lawrence said Wyandotte and Johnson counties share much more in common with each other and neighboring counties in Missouri that comprise the Kansas City metropolitan area. Aligning Kansas City, Kan., a manufacturing community with urban needs, with predominantly rural, agriculture counties in the 1st District, would make little sense, he said. “I hope people are going to reject these kinds of efforts to gerrymander these districts for political gains,” Davis said. sive about it — and more of them said they wanted to be counted in their hometowns. New boundaries for congressional, legislative and State Board of Education districts are currently being worked on by legislators and will be finalized during the 2012 legislative session before undergoing judicial scrutiny. The Special Committee on Redistricting has been meeting this week in various towns and is scheduled to meet in Lawrence and Overland Park on Sept. 2. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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“That is what I’m focused on. We are looking at what we can and what we need to do to really cut down on and anticipate far fewer dollars, because that is what will actually happen to the states,” Brownback said. “The bonds will get paid first because it will be a higher priority by the government, but they will then stop making transfer payments to the states.” The governor also says his office is not planning for across-the-board program cuts because the federally funded programs that would be cut will be determined in Washington. “But we may look at saying, ‘OK, we want to backfill this piece of this program because it is critically important to us, but there are others that we just don’t have the resources,”’ Brownback said. “And we don’t have resources as a state to do a complete backfill at the federal level — it is a far larger number than we can possibly reach.” The governor didn’t specify which state services he thought would the most vulnerable in the event of the loss of federal monies. Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler, a Lindsborg Republican, said his contacts with officials in various state agencies over the past month indicate that they’re drafting proposals to deal with cuts of up to 50 percent in their federal funds in the future. The Kansas Department of

Transportation, which has relied on bonds to finance highway projects, doesn’t expect to see a short-term effect on its borrowing. Spokesman Steve Swartz noted that KDOT issued $350 million in bonds in September 2010, with an interest rate of just under 3 percent, and doesn’t anticipate having to issue more bonds for another year. Deputy Secretary Jerry Younger said KDOT doesn’t expect to stop or slow down highway projects currently under construction. However, he said, it might have to reconsider whether to commit immediately to projects that have been planned but not started. At the state Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, officials are considering whether they’ll have to draw down some of their federal funds in advance. Spokeswoman Angela de Rocha said SRS normally draws those dollars down daily, as needed. The state Department of Education expects to distribute about $7 million in funds on Monday, said Deputy Commissioner Dale Dennis. The state probably can cover other small payments normally made from federal funds during the first 10 days of August, he said. But, he added, the department distributes federal funds each month and, “If it isn’t solved by the end of August, we’re in trouble.”

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Prime minister: Make country more open Norway will never be the same after last week’s bombing and mass shooting but it shouldn’t change the way the suspect wants it to, the prime minister said Wednesday. He called on his country to react by more tightly embracing, rather than abandoning, the culture of tolerance that Anders Behring Breivik said he was trying to destroy. “The Norwegian response to violence is more democracy, more openness and greater political participation,” Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg insisted at a news conference. Friday’s bombing outside Stoltenberg’s offices in Oslo and the shooting that followed at a camp organized by the youth wing of his Labor Party killed 76 people and battered the psyche of a nation that prides itself on openness. Breivik confessed but has pleaded not guilty, claiming the attacks were necessary to fight what he called Muslim colonization and multiculturalism.

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U.K. expels Gadhafi envoys Britain has officially recognized Libya’s main opposition group as the country’s legitimate government, Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo the U.K. foreign secretary said Wednesday, announcCOOLING OFF IN THE SHADE in nearly 100-degree heat on Wednesday, Alisha Christian and her ing the expulsion of all diplomats loyal to Moammar daughter Savannah, 2, spend some time in their front yard swinging in a hammock. Gadhafi’s regime. William Hague also said his country was unfreezing $150 million of Libyan oil assets to help the National Transitional Council, which the U.K. now recognizes as “the sole governmental authority in Libya.” The council had been invited to send an ambassador to London, Hague told reporters, adding that “we will deal with the National Transitional Council on the same basis as other governments around the world.” The Libyan charge d’affaires was summoned emissions produced by the catWednesday morning and informed that he must By Christine Metz leave the country within three days, the Foreign cmetz@ljworld.com tle feeding industry. Office said. A government official, who spoke on ● $4.56 million would go condition of anonymity in line with official policy, An application to the U.S. toward purchasing harvesting said the seven remaining diplomats were being given Department of Energy gives and transportation equipment more time in case they wanted to defect. more detail on the three renewfor plants that are used in makable energy projects that will be ing bioenergy. The money 3 | AFGHANISTAN funded with the $22 million that would be granted to the Kansas approval is granted. The Alliance for Biorefining and Mayor’s murder deals Karzai new setback has been pulled from the Effi- final application to the DOE Bioenergy, which was formed in ciency Kansas loan program. An assassin struck at the heart of President Hamid Last week, the Kansas Energy describes the three projects, 2009 with a $4.1 million grant Karzai’s political machine in southern Afghanistan Office announced that Recov- which will be overseen by the from the Kansas Bioscience Wednesday, killing the mayor of Kandahar with an ery Act money funneled Kansas Department of Com- Authority. The project would exploding turban and deepening a power vacuum in through the DOE was going to merce. cover the cost of balers, bale the Taliban’s main stronghold. ● $12 million would go pickup trailers, tractors and be removed from the Efficiency The slaying of Mayor Ghulam Haider Hamidi was Kansas program, leaving just a toward a biomethane produc- rakers. The equipment would the third killing of a Karzai associate in a little more tion facility at an ethanol plant then be available for lease or for couple million dollars. than two weeks. The attacks have jeopardized the The program had been used near Oakley. Western Plains hire services. The intention of Afghan government’s tenuous grip on the strategic by more than 600 Kansans who Energy will turn cow manure the program is to demonstrate south after recent success in routing the Taliban. took out more than $4 million in coming from the nearby Pio- more efficient ways of getting On July 12, a close associate gunned down Karzai’s low-interest or zero-percent neer Feeders feedlot into bio- biomass feedstock from the powerful half brother at his home in Kandahar. Five loans to make energy-efficien- methane. The biomethane fields to the bioenergy facilidays later, Karzai’s inner circle suffered another hit would eliminate the need for ties. The advanced equipment cy upgrades to their homes. when gunmen in Kabul killed Jan Mohammad Khan, On July 19, the state received natural gas at the plant, which is estimated to save more than a a presidential adviser on tribal issues and a former word that the DOE had given produces fuel-grade ethanol. In 1.2 million gallons of diesel fuel governor of Uruzgan province, which is also in the preliminary approval for its the application, it is noted that each year, according to the south. application to reallocate $22 the state can reduce the use of application. The 65-year-old, gray-haired mayor was slain million to three renewable fossil fuels, help meet federal ● $5 million will go toward a inside a heavily fortified government compound just energy projects. Renewable Fuels Standards project to make higher percentbefore he was to meet with local residents caught up The renewable energy proj- through the production of bio- age of ethanol fuels more widely in a land dispute, according to Mohammad Nabi, an ects still need to go through fuels and provide a solution for employee of the mayor’s office. The attacker was Please see FUNDS, page 5A environmental reviews before the methane and nitric oxide holding a piece of paper and trying to talk to the mayor when he detonated a bomb hidden inside his turban, said Nabi, who witnessed the killing.

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Charmin ‘Squeeze’ campaign creator dies John Chervokas, an advertising man and wordsmith who was credited with introducing a toilet paper slogan into popular culture with his “Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin” campaign, has died at age 74. Chervokas, who lived in Briarcliff Manor, died Saturday of a stroke at a Manhattan hospital, said his son, journalist Jason Chervokas. He had battled Parkinson’s disease for five years. Chervokas was a junior copywriter at Benton & Bowles in 1964 when, he said, the image of housewives squeezing fruit in a supermarket inspired the toilet tissue campaign. “What does mom do in the super-market? She squeezes the melons,” he wrote years later in Advertising Age. “And the tomatoes. And the bread. To see if they’re soft. ... Why not use the same test for Charmin?”

Douglas County commissioners Wednesday reached a 2-1 decision to move forward with a plan to annex about 67 acres of property at the northwestern edge of Lawrence into the city. The issue, which garnered a good deal of public opinion one week ago, was whether the annexation and probable rezoning of the land for industrial use would hinder the proper growth and development of the area. Commissioners Mike Gaughan and Jim Flory both voted in favor of the plan while Commissioner Nancy Thellman was opposed. “I’m not convinced this property needs to be annexed into the city to be marketable,” Thellman said, visibly disappointed by the decision. “I think these neighbors have reason to be concerned.” Thellman voiced her own concerns that the move to annex the property may be premature, as an interim plan for land use from the city contains no promises of city services. The decision follows in the footsteps of others from the past several years, the most recent of which passed 2-1 last year, with Thellman alone in opposition. That decision concerned more than 50 acres directly east of the current property being considered. Concerns regarding drainage issues and other developmental hurdles were addressed by the commissioners in favor, who said those items were related to pre-development and not pre-annexation. The land, which sits between the Kansas Turnpike and the Farmers’ Turnpike just east of the Kansas Turnpike’s Lecompton interchange, has already been identified for industrial uses in a sector plan in Horizon 2020. The commission approved drafting a resolution consistent with the commissioners’ majority decision. — Reporter Joe Preiner can be reached at 832-6314.

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It’s been a lot of meeting and greeting so far for Kansas University’s new business dean as she prepares to officially start work next week. But Neeli Bendapudi is already on campus, and the people she’s met say the best word to describe her is “enthusiastic.” She’s eager to meet faculty, students and staff, and said she wants to be open and accessible to all of them. On her calendar already

are 12 trips in the coming months to visit with donors and alumni, too. She’ll travel within the state at first, but also to places like Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Dallas. “I believe in reaching people where they are,” she said. She’ll be reaching students where they are, too. She said she plans to invite a few of them to The Wheel, at 14th and Ohio streets, for a discussion, after hearing from a newly hired recent KU graduate that Please see DEAN, page 5A

NEELI BENDAPUDI, THE NEW DEAN of the Kansas University School of Business, is pictured Wednesday in Summerfield Hall. Bendapudi came to KU from Ohio State University, where she served as a professor of marketing.

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with two incidents on backto-back nights last December at a Louisiana Street apartment. In court documents, prosecutors accuse three Wichita men, who have not yet been convicted, of acting under the recruitment and direction of Michael Hammond, 20, who wanted to rob someone in the building believed to be a drug dealer. But the suspects burst into the wrong apartment on Dec. 2 and held three female KU students at gunpoint. Hammond eventually pleaded no contest to two conspiracy counts after prosecutors accused him and three friends of trying to take the job into their own hands the next night. Police foiled that attempt.

Prevention Branson said most victims in the recent cases are typically younger, college-age people who begin selling drugs on a small scale. “These cases just run such a high risk of personal injury and bodily harm for these folks — all over supporting their own habit or trying to make a few extra bucks,” he said. Prosecutors typically have to offer immunity to victims in the case on drug charges related to the robbery incident, although they can prosecute them for anything that occurred before or after, Branson said. Also, the victims might contaminate a crime scene in their efforts to hide certain things, Khatib said. Prosecutors and police in these cases want to target the robbery suspects because they have the potential to turn deadly. Kellam D. Jones, 20, of Lawrence, is serving a 14-year sentence for his role in a June 2008 double homicide in the 1300 block of Delaware Street.

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Jones and his friend, Gage Hauk, 18, of McLouth, had attempted to rob 20-year-old Roland Klundt at his home of drugs and money. Branson said Klundt had armed himself after a burglary a week earlier, so Klundt shot and killed Hauk who was armed with an air pistol, and Jones then shot and killed Klundt with a semi-automatic rifle. Khatib said dealers who are robbed should call police because they could be helping another future victim, including themselves. “Anybody who has the ability to go in and rob someone at gunpoint also has the ability to do something else as well,” he said. Two men, Timothy Hays and Louis Galloway Jr., were shot in August 2009 while trying to rob a suspected drug dealer at Easy Living Mobile Home Park, 3323 Iowa. Prosecutors charged both Galloway and Hays, who recovered from their injuries, but they had to drop the case later when the robbery victim refused to testify. Both Galloway and Hays are now serving prison sentences for subsequent crimes. Hays robbed the KU Credit Union, 3400 W. Sixth St., and received a federal prison sentence. Galloway, 21, last week received more than five years in prison for punching and injuring a Lawrence officer during a February car stop. Branson said his off ice works to prosecute drug sale and distribution cases apart from these robberies, but prosecutors also work to get the word out about other consequences for dealing drugs. “They have to understand that if they’re going to participate in illegal drug activity, that it’s inherently dangerous,” he said. “And there is a good likelihood they will be the target of a violent crime.” — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/lawrencecrime.

Woman pleads guilty in robbery scheme

Cindy Fritschen, dental assistant, Lawrence “I would say around 65.”

Joe Fritschen, seventh-grader, Lawrence “Probably 70.”

A 21-year-old woman pleaded guilty on Wednesday morning to three misdemeanor counts in connection with a December burglary near the Kansas University campus. Shelby Sprauer pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal restraint and one count of conspiracy to commit criminal restraint. District Judge Kay Huff sentenced her to serve one year on probation and 28 days in the Douglas County Jail. Prosecutors accused Sprauer of participating in a Dec. 3 scheme with three other people to rob an apartment resident in the 1100 block of Louisiana Street. She initially was charged with conspiracy to commit burglary

and aggravated burglary. Huff declared a mistrial June 1 because Sprauer’s defense attorney, Tom Bath, asked for more time to review phone records that Lawrence police detectives had collected. Three other co-defendants have entered pleas in the case. Kyle Peterson, 21, received a two-year probation term last week, and Kayla Kling, 20, and Michael Hammond, 21, will be sentenced in August. Prosecutors accuse Hammond of recruiting three Wichita men one night earlier to rob the same target — a suspected drug dealer — in the same apartment building, but the suspects burst into the wrong apartment. The Wichita men’s robbery cases are pending.

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WICHITA — A group of economic advisers assembled by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will operate as a board of directors for economic development in the state, the Republican said during a news conference Wednesday. Brownback signed an executive order in Wichita establishing the council, which he will chair. “The economic future of Kansas depends on the growth of existing businesses and the development of new industries,” Brownback said. “Economic competitiveness requires a detailed understanding of regional, national and international conditions and trends.” The governor said the group will work closely with him to assure strategy integration, coordination and accountability across all of the state’s economic development entities and agencies. Those would include the ones for commerce, agriculture, transportation, revenue, labor and the Bioscience Authority, he said. The council will be asked

to coordinate strategic planning and economic development. It also is expected to evaluate state policies and agency performance as well as conduct research on topics such as tax competitiveness and regulations. Brownback said his new council is the successor to Kansas Inc., an independent economic development research agency that was abolished in the reorganization after he took off ice. Unlike Kansas Inc., the new economic council will work in conjunction with the administration rather than separately from it. The former independent group did good economic work, but nobody picked it up, Brownback said. The council will put socalled benchmarks for the various entities it oversees. It will have up to 20 members from the various industries in the state. Brownback announced the first 16 members at a news conference: Patti Bossert, Key Staffing, Topeka; Ivan Crossland, Crossland Construction, Columbus; Jody Horner, Cargill Meat Solutions, Wichita; Cliff Illig, Cerner,

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Early retirement options on the table By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — State officials are considering an early retirement incentive proposal for state employees. The Kansas Organization of State Employees is surveying its members to get feedback regarding any early retirement incentive. Jane Carter, executive director of KOSE, said Wednesday that rules stipu-

late that negotiations with the state are closed. “There is not an agreement yet, so I cannot comment on support or disagreement. When we have a tentative agreement and the members ratify the agreement, then I can comment,” she said. The governor’s office has not responded to questions about an early retirement plan. Early retirement plans are usually established to reduce

payroll. Typically they offer incentives to older, more highly paid employees to retire. Those incentives could include one-time bonuses or extension of health insurance coverage. The Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit is studying whether offering an early retirement incentive program would save state government any money. Kansas spent nearly $2.5 bil-

lion in 2010 on state employee salaries and fringe benefits, according to a statement by Post Audit. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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A unanimous decision by Douglas County commissioners Wednesday will authorize the execution of an offer to purchase land for the future home of a P ublic Works facility. The property acquisition, which could eventually open the door for the Lawrence Community Shelter to relocate near the Douglas County Jail, 3601 E. 25th St., will provide the county with approximately 34 acres for new facilities. The county plan also includes offers to purchase two pieces of property adjacent to the proposed future public works location. The few residents who attended Wednesday night’s meeting and spoke their

minds held varying opinions of the proposed move, voicing concerns for children in the area and potential future zoning restrictions as well as lauding the commission for its planning and direction. Commissioner Jim Flory said the commission’s main goal with plans to purchase the land was to aid public works, disCOUNTY cussions for COMMISSION which began more than a year ago. “I felt convinced and comfortable that it was an offer to extend the complex out there in a meaningful way,” Flory said. Resident Greg Robinson said he felt the decisions regarding the land acquisi-

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tion and its relation to the future of the homeless shelter had been made behind closed doors. “I’m dismayed by this, quite frankly,” he said. Flory reminded those in attendance that the county’s plan to purchase the land does not guarantee the shelter will be able to relocate, as it still has its own hoops to jump through, including negotiating a contract for the purchase of its property. The county also does not assume ownership, financial or management responsibility for the shelter. The issue will be brought back before the county commission if or when a contract for purchase of the public works property is reached.

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SW Kansas to grow biofuel crops By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

More than 20,000 acres in southwest Kansas and a small piece of Oklahoma will be set aside for growing crops that will be turned into biofuels. Kansas was among the six states the U.S. Department of Agriculture named in the latest round of Biomass Crop Assistance Program projects. The four projects announced Tuesday total more than $45 million and are intended to create 3,400 jobs and produce more than 2 million gallons of biofuels annually. In Kansas and Oklahoma, 20,000 acres of switchgrass will be grown around a biomass conversion facility in Hugoton, which is in the southwest corner of Kansas.

The plant is owned by Abengoa Biofuels. For farmers who volunteer to enroll in the program, the contract with the USDA would cover 75 percent of startup costs and five years of annual maintenance payments. The facility will be operating in 2013, according to an Abengoa news release. The company plans to begin harvesting biomass in the fall of this year. The plant will be able to convert 315,000 dry tons of crops into 25 million gallons of ethanol and generate 25 megawatts of electricity. The Biomass Crop Assistance Program was part of the 2008 Farm Bill and is intended to reduce the country’s reliance on foreign oil,

improve domestic security, reduce carbon pollution and spur economic development and job growth in rural areas. Earlier this year, Kansas and Missouri were part of the first project area for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. In that project, farmers are being asked to grow native grasses, forbs and legumes on 50,000 acres in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Douglas County is among the 39 counties in the two-state region where farmers would be eligible for the program. Once harvested, those plants can be sold to any qualified biomass conversion facility. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

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students often hang out there. Bendapudi has a few other issues to tackle, too. She said she’ll be continuing to work on raising funds for a new building for the school. KU is preparing for a public launch of a new fundraising campaign, and the provost and chancellor have backed the effort, she said. A potential site for the building has been identified northeast of the Chi Omega Fountain, near Potter Lake and Carruth-O’Leary Hall. “I want the building to be a reflection of the greatness that’s already here,” she said. Still, it’s not the walls that

The project has the potential of displacing 15 million gallons of gasoline. The governor’s administration directed the Kansas Corporation Commission to work with the Department of Commerce to find ways to reallocate the money when it became clear that the Efficiency Kansas program wasn’t going to spend the full amount of stimulus money by the DOE’s April 1 deadline. As for the Eff iciency Kansas program, KCC spokeswoman Cara SloanRamos said the Kansas Energy Office has been working around the clock to process the loan applications that

have come in since home energy auditors were notified about the redirection of funds last week. Despite repeated requests, the KCC, which oversees the Kansas Energy Office, has yet to release the number of loan applications that have been submitted since the announcement or how much money is left in the program. Sloan-Ramos said the office continues to look for other funding alternatives to support the loan program, and the $100 home energy audit program will remain in place.

make a place, she said, and the school will continue to move forward. During her first few days on campus, she’s been meeting with professors and staff members and using Twitter to send out updates on the professors’ research and other projects. It’s a way to combat an old joke about being a professor, she said. Someone asks about the three best things about being a professor. “June, July and August,” she answered, adding that she hoped to dispel that perception as much as possible. She’s also met with people outside the school, taking time to eat lunch with all the assistants to deans across the Lawrence campus, who meet a few times a year. There, attendees of the

lunch said, she spent an hour with the group, and was interested in both their personal lives and advice she could pick up from how their respective deans did business. “She really, sincerely wanted our input,” said Anne Sawyer, assistant to the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “She was very open and approachable. I think the business school has just scored a coup.” Bendapudi said she’s eager for the full complement of students to arrive next month. “I feel like I’m ready to throw a party and I’m waiting for my guests to arrive,” she said.

— Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

— Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.

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Somali militants block famine refugees from aid By Jason Straziuso Associated Press Writer

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — In a squalid refugee camp beside Mogadishu’s airport, some 2,000 desperately hungry women and children await help, many of them weak and dying in tents made of sticks and cloth. Missing from the camp, however, are large numbers of Somali men. The militants of al-Shabab are trying to stop men from joining the tens of thousands of people who are fleeing the parched regions of southcentral Somalia that the fighters control, refugees told The Associated Press. In many cases, the alQaida-linked militants are succeeding in intercepting the men, with some even being killed by the Islamists, the witnesses said Wednesday. The devastating famine in the Horn of Africa threatens al-Shabab’s hold on areas under its control, with the militants fearing that the disaster will drive away the people they tax and conscript into military service. “They’re godless. They have no heart. They want people to die of hunger,” said one refugee, Fatima Mohammed, who traveled to the impromptu camp near the airport with five children but had to leave two weaker ones with her husband. She told the AP that she and her family tried to walk at night to avoid al-Shabab checkpoints.

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FARHIYA ABDULKADIR, 5, from southern Somalia and suffering from malnutrition, lies on a bed Wednesday at Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia. More than 11 million people are estimated to need help in East Africa’s worst drought in 60 years, in Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea and South Sudan. In the past, the militants have blocked aid workers from helping those in need in Somalia, fearing that foreign assistance would undermine their control. Mohammed said the militants even told the refugees: “It’s better to die of hunger than to accept the West.” There are indications, however, that the militant leaders are bickering about whether to let aid in during the latest crisis. A Somali official says 50 al-Shabab fighters have defected and joined the government in recent weeks. A force of African Union peacekeepers is based down the road from the airport refugee camp. They have delivered water to those

inside the camp, which has no toilets, and have treated more than 50 cases of measles. A World Food Program plane with 10 tons of peanutbutter paste landed Wednesday in Mogadishu, the first of several planned airlifts in coming weeks. That will help, but Lt. Col. Kuamurari Katwekyeire, the civil-military coordination chief for the African Union Mission in Somalia, known as AMISOM, said the U.N. and other aid groups need to do more. Those efforts by the AMISOM troops are helping to win over Somalis and counter the al-Shabab message, although there are no aid groups working inside the camp. The refugees have no

way to get food, and many lie motionless inside the flimsy tents, too thin and weak to move. One young child waved briefly at a reporter but soon lay his fly-covered head back down. Older, stick-thin refugees appeared on the edge of death. Camp resident Hassan Ibrahim said one of his grandchildren — a 4-year-old girl — died and was one of 12 children buried Wednesday in the camp. Ibrahim, 52, is one of the few men at the camp. He said he was one of the first arrivals from the famine-hit Bakool region, but that only days after he left, al-Shabab fighters arrested hundreds of men, beat them and forced them to stay behind. At another refugee camp in Mogadishu, Ambiyo Isee said she fled the Bay region when her 50 goats died. She walked four days with three malnourished children and ended up in an al-Shabab-run refugee camp. She eventually fled toward Mogadishu. “Al-Shabab forced us to either go back to our homes we left because of hunger or to stay in a fenced-in and empty camp,” Isee said. “There was no food or water and the place was thorny, with small insects that gave our children rashes. ... In Mogadishu we get a little food, but it’s rare and not enough. And our children are unfed. No one notices our pathetic condition.”

Rural U.S. disappearing? Population share hits low By Hope Yen

Kansas University this month opened a new medical Associated Press Writer school with a class of eight in Salina, a regional hub WASHINGTON — Rural Amer- of nearly 50,000 people, in hopes of supporting ica now accounts for just 16 nearby rural communities that have no doctors at all. percent of the nation’s population, the lowest ever. The latest 2010 census numbers hint at an emerging America where, by midcentury, city boundaries become indistinct and rural areas grow ever less relevant. Many communities could shrink to virtual ghost towns as they shutter businesses and close down schools, demographers say. More metro areas are booming into sprawling megalopolises. Barring fresh investment that could bring jobs, however, large swaths of the Great Plains and Appalachia, along with parts of Arkansas, Mississippi and North Texas, could face significant population declines. These places posted some of the biggest losses over the past decade as young adults left and the people who stayed got older, moving past childbearing years. For instance in West Virginia, now with a median age of 41.3, the share of Americans 65 and older is now

nearly double that of young adults 18-24 — 16 percent compared to 9 percent, according to census figures released Thursday. In 1970, the shares of the two groups were roughly equal at 12 percent. “This place ain’t dead yet, but it’s got about half a foot in the grave,” said Bob Frees, 61, of Moundsville, W.Va., which now has a population of just over 9,000. “The big-money jobs are all gone. We used to have the big mills and the rolling plants and stuff like that, and you could walk out of high school when you were 16 or 17 and get a $15-an-hour job.” Demographers put it a bit more formally. “Some of the most isolated rural areas face a major uphill battle, with a broad area of the country emptying out,” said Mark Mather, associate vice president of the Population Reference Bureau, a research group in Washing-

ton, D.C. “Many rural areas can’t attract workers because there aren’t any jobs, and businesses won’t relocate there because there aren’t enough qualified workers. So they are caught in a downward spiral.” Rural towns are scrambling to attract new residents and stave off heavy funding cuts from f inancially strapped federal and state governments. Delta Air Lines recently announced it would end flight service to 24 small airports, several of them in the Great Plains, and the U.S. Postal Service is mulling plans to close thousands of branches in mostly rural areas of the country. Kansas University this month opened a new medical school with a class of eight in Salina, a regional hub of nearly 50,000 people, in hopes of supporting nearby rural communities that have no doctors at all.

In North Dakota, colleges are seeking to draw in young adults by charging low tuition and fees. It’s part of a broader trend in which many slow-growing rural states are touting recreational scenic landscapes or extending tuition breaks to out-of-state residents who typically are charged more. Many rural areas, the Great Plains in particular, have been steadily losing population since the 1930s with few signs of the trend slowing in coming decades, according to census figures. The share of people in rural areas over the past decade fell to 16 percent, passing the previous low of 20 percent in 2000. The rural share is expected to drop further as the U.S. population balloons from 309 million to 400 million by midcentury, leading people to crowd cities and suburbs and fill in the open spaces around them. In 1910, the population share of rural America was 72 percent. Such areas remained home to a majority of Americans until 1950, amid postWorld War II economic expansion and the baby boom.

BRIEFLY Armed man reason for I-70 closure The Kansas Highway Patrol closed Interstate 70 west of Topeka on Wednesday until they took into custody a man who had barricaded himself in a vehicle. The highway was closed about seven hours. Wednesday was the second day this week that law officers detoured traffic around a 25mile stretch of I-70 west of Topeka. The highway was closed from Auburn Road in Shawnee County west to Kansas Highway 99 in Wabaunsee County, said Kim Qualls, a Kansas Department of Transportation spokeswoman. A highway patrol spokesman said an armed man, 45-year-old Paul R. Berry of Canton, Mich., had barricaded himself inside a motor home near Maple Hill, said he had a weapon and made suicidal threats after a traffic stop for driving erratically a little after 8 a.m. Troopers forcibly entered the mobile home around 3:30 p.m. and arrested Berry, who was combative, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a Topeka hospital, a KHP spokesman said. Troopers also recovered a weapon in the RV.

On Monday, the same portion of I-70 was closed for nine hours due to a bomb threat at a Junction City hotel and a subsequent investigation of a vehicle on the highway. Federal and state officials didn’t find any explosives on Monday, and an Arkansas man was arrested.

Lawrence safe centers receive grants Gov. Sam Brownback recently announced more than $5.7 million in state and federal funding for agencies that help victims of crime, child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Among the recipients were two Lawrence safe centers: ● The Willow Domestic Violence Center — $210,297. ● GaDuGi SafeCenter — $43,647. These funds are used as matching funds for federal formula grant requirements to support sexual and domestic violence services and to enhance services to underserved areas of the state. The Willow Center also received a $56,687 grant through the Federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Grant Program. The program pays for support group activities for women

and children, child care, prevention education in schools and communities, information and referral services, advocacy in obtaining protection from abuse and stalking orders, court accompaniment and outreach into rural counties.

South student’s team 4th at international bee Stefan Petrovic and his fellow teammates representing the United States tied for fourth place at the National Geographic World Championship, an international geography bee in San Francisco. Petrovic, who will be an eighth-grader at South Middle School, and two others equaled Australia’s combined score of 96 points during early rounds of the three-day competition, which ended Wednesday at Google’s world headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Petrovic said he was proud to represent the United States, but sad his team just missed the finals — a disappointment he attributed to the team having “overthought” bar graphs and charts on a written exam regarding urbanization and city growth rates. “That’s the danger of knowing a lot,” he said, with a laugh. In Wednesday’s finals, Russia finished first, followed by

Canada and Chinese Taipei. The competition drew 17 teams from around the world. Petrovic was chosen for the U.S. team after finishing third and winning a $10,000 college scholarship in the National Geographic Bee, a competition that started with more than 5 million students. Petrovic, whose parents are Uros and Zina Petrovic, had finished fourth in the national bee a year earlier.

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Scientists: It’s not a bird, not a plane; it’s a dino By Malcolm Ritter Associated Press Writer

N E W Y O R K — One of the world’s most famous fossil creatures, widely considered the earliest known bird, is getting a rude present on the 150th birthday of its discovery: A new analysis suggests it isn’t a bird at all. Chinese scientists are proposing a change to the evolutionary family tree that boots Archaeopteryx off the “bird” branch and onto a closely related branch of birdlike dinosaurs. Archaeopteryx (ahr-keeAHP’-teh-rihx) was a crowsized creature that lived about 150 million years ago. It had wings and feathers, but also quite un-birdlike traits like teeth and a bony tail. Discovered in 1861 in Germany, two years after Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species,” it quickly became an icon for evolution and has remained popular since. The Chinese scientists acknowledge they have only weak evidence to support their proposal, which hinges on including a newly recognized dinosaur. Other experts say the change could easily be reversed by further discoveries. And while it might shake scientif ic understanding within the bird lineage, they said, it doesn’t make much difference for some other evolutionary questions. Archaeopteryx dwells in a section of the family tree that’s been reshuffled repeat-

Artist’s rendering released by the journal Nature edly over the past 15 or 20 years and still remains murky. It contains the small, twolegged dinosaurs that took the first steps toward flight. Fossil discoveries have blurred the distinction between dinosaurlike birds and birdlike dinosaurs, with traits such as feathers and wishbones no longer seen as reliable guides. “Birds have been so embedded within this group of small dinosaurs … it’s very difficult to tell who is who,” said Lawrence Witmer of Ohio University, who studies early bird evolution but didn’t participate in the new study. The proposed reclassification of Archaeopteryx wouldn’t change the idea that birds arose from this part of the tree, he said, but it could make scientists reevaluate what they think about evolution within the bird lineage itself. “Much of what we’ve known about the early evolution of birds has in a sense been f iltered through Archaeopteryx,” Witmer said. “Archaeopteryx has been the touchstone. … (Now) the centerpiece for many of those hypotheses may or may not be part of that lineage.”

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to avoid Tuesday’s debt default deadline, two Democratic leadCongress has until Tuesday ers of the House of Represento raise the federal borrowing tatives renewed calls Wedneslimit or the government will day for the president to run out of money and possibly resolve the standoff all by himdefault on its debt. House self by invoking an obscure Republicans say they won’t provision in the U.S. Constituraise the debt limit without tion. equal spending cuts. President But White House press secBarack Obama and Democrats retary Jay Carney insisted that have insisted that higher revfix won’t fly. enues must be included. “There are no off-ramps,” Wednesday’s developCarney said. “There’s no way ments: House Republicans around this. There’s no appeared to be coalescing escape.” around a plan by House SpeakCarney’s remarks came er John Boehner to increase the after suggestions by Rep. John U.S. borrowing limit and chop Larson of Connecticut, the $1 trillion in federal spending. House Democratic caucus But the White House dismissed chairman, and Assistant the proposal as did Senate Democratic Leader James Democrats and tea party Clyburn of South Carolina that activists. Still, there are hints a President Barack Obama draw compromise might be near. on Section 4 of the 14th What’s next: The House Amendment to the Constitution essentially to make an end plans a vote today on Boehnrun around Congress. Obama er’s plan. Senate leaders are watching what happens to the could simply assert that he holds authority to raise the House plan before moving debt limit to protect the full ahead with their own. Some background: faith and credit of the U.S. government. “Whatever discussions What is the debt ceilabout the legality of that can ing? continue,” Clyburn said. “But I believe that something like this It’s a legal limit on how will bring calm to the American much debt the governpeople, and will bring needed ment can accumulate. The government takes on debt stability to our financial markets.” two ways: It borrows money from investors by issuing Treasury bonds, and it borrows from itself, mostly from the Social Security trust fund, which comes from payroll taxes. Congress created the debt limit in 1917. It’s unique to the United States. Most countries let their debts rise automatically when government spending outpaces Dow Industrials tax revenue. Congress has —198.75, 12,302.55 increased the debt limit 10 Nasdaq times since 2001.

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Q: What is the federal deficit, and how does it differ from the debt? A: The deficit is how much government spending exceeds tax revenue during a year. Last year, the deficit was $1.29 trillion. The debt is the sum of deficits past and present. Right now, the national debt totals $14.3 trillion — a ceiling set in 2010. Q: Why is the prospect of not raising the debt ceiling so worrisome? A: The government now borrows more than 40 cents of each dollar it spends. If the debt ceiling does not rise, the government would need to choose what to pay and what not, including benefits like Social Security, wages for the military or other bills. It also might delay interest payments on Treasury bonds. Any default could lead to financial panic weakening the country’s credit rating, the dollar and the already hobbled economy. Interest rates would likely rise, increasing the cost of borrowing for the government and ordinary Americans.

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Anxiety about a deadline to raise the nation’s debt ceiling swept across Wall Street on Wednesday and drove the Dow Jones industrial average down almost 200 points. With Washington showing no sign it will find a solution, financial planners around the country said their clients were increasingly worried. The Dow took a sharp drop during the last two hours of trading and closed down for the fourth session in a row. The declines have grown each day. The market turmoil was a sign that consequences of the debt fight were beginning to materialize in earnest. With six days to go until the Treasury Department’s Tuesday deadline — raise the national borrowing limit or face an unprecedented federal default and unpredictable fallout in the economy — analysts suggested the market would only grow more volatile. “The longer we go without any type of hope or concrete plans for resolution, the more concerned investors are going to become,” said Channing Smith, a managing director at the financial firm Capital Advisors Inc. While no one was panicking, financial professionals who handle the investment accounts of everyday Americans — college funds, retirement accounts and other nesteggs — said their customers were growing more worried by the day. One said he had not seen this level of anxiety since the 2008 financial crisis. “We’re getting a ton of calls,” said Bob Glovsky, president of Mintz Levin Financial Advisors in Boston. “It’s all ‘What happens if the U.S. defaults? What’s going to happen to me?”’ The Dow finished the day down 198.75 points, at 12,302.55. About half of the decline came between 2 and 4 p.m., when the market closes for the day. It was the worst fall for the Dow since June 1, with 28 of the 30 component stocks losing value.

While the decline was not close to the stomach-churning days of the fall of 2008, when the Dow lurched lower and higher by 700 points some days, there were signs that fear on Wall Street was growing. The Dow fell 43 points Friday, 88 points Monday and 91 points Tuesday, then more than twice that on Wednesday. “Right now the clouds are gathering,” said Chris Long, a financial planner in Chicago. Without a deal by Tuesday, the Obama administration has said the government will be unable to pay all its bills, and could miss checks to Social Security recipients, veterans and others who depend on public help. In addition, credit rating agencies could downgrade their assessment of the government’s f inances, further unnerving financial markets and perhaps causing interest rates to rise for everyone. Already, some investors are taking precautions. Richard Shortt, 66, of Somerville, Mass., worries that a default, or even just a downgrade of U.S. debt, could cause bond and stock markets to tumble. Last week he sold about 10 percent of his stock holdings and put the proceeds into a money-market mutual fund. “It might just be a short-term decline in the markets, but it could last a week or two while this gets resolved,” said Shortt, a semi-retired small business consultant. “If we do get any sort of debt downgrade, even if we avoid a default, that will change the game a bit.” Financial advisers typically tell their clients not to tinker with their portfolios or try to play a short-term move in the market to their advantage. Of course, leaving investments alone could be a test of patience for the rest of this week. Investors who rode out the financial turbulence in 2008 without rejiggering their portfolios have made up most of their losses. The stock market has almost doubled since its post-meltdown low in March 2009.

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By Heather Hollingsworth and Dorie Turner Associated Press Writers

KANSAS CITY , M O. — States are bracing for plummeting high school graduation rates as districts nationwide dump flawed measurement formulas that often undercounted dropouts and produced inflated results. Education wonks long have suspected the statistics used by some people to determine how their neighborhood high school is faring — or even where to buy a house — can be figured using various formulas that produce wildly different results. Now, many states are facing a sobering reset: Some could see numbers fall by as many as 20 percentage points. Liz Utrup, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Education Department, said graduation rate numbers will soon appear to decrease “across the board” as states move to a uniform calculation that requires them to track each student individually, giving a more accurate count of how many actually finish high school. “Through this uniform method, states are raising the bar on data standards, and simply being more honest,” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said. Most states are required to convert to the new calculation this year, but the number won’t count as part of federal No Child Left Behind benchmarks until the 2012-13 school year. Schools that consistently miss those measures face sanctions. All but two states — Idaho and Kentucky, which need more time to develop student tracking systems — will start submitting the new numbers to the federal government starting late this summer. States that converted to the new formula already have seen drops ranging from modest to massive. Michigan had a nearly 10 percentage point fall when it made the switch in 2007. About half of states are not yet using the new calculation. Florida’s graduation rate remained about stable, at 79 percent, when it adopted the

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Q: Who holds the $14.3 trillion in outstanding U.S. debt? A: The U.S. government owes itself $4.6 trillion, mostly borrowed from Social Security revenues. The remaining $9.7 trillion is owed to investors in Treasury securities — banks, pension funds, individual investors, state and local governments and foreign investors and governments. Nearly half of that — $4.5 trillion — is held by foreigners including China with $1.15 trillion and Japan with $907 billion. Q: How did the debt grow from $5.8 trillion in 2001 to its current $14.3 trillion? A: The biggest contributors to the nearly $9 trillion increase over a decade were: ● 2001 and 2003 tax cuts under President George W. Bush: $1.6 trillion. ● Additional interest costs: $1.4 trillion. ● Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: $1.3 trillion. ● Economic stimulus package under Obama: $800 billion. ● 2010 tax cuts, a compromise by Obama and Republicans that extended jobless benefits and cut payroll taxes: $400 billion. ● 2003 creation of Medicare’s prescription drug benefit: $300 billion. ● 2008 financial industry bailout: $200 billion. ● Hundreds of billions less in revenue than expected since the Great Recession began in December 2007. ● Other spending increases in domestic, farm and defense programs, adding lesser amounts.

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Another try City officials should work with a major national retailer on what seems like a reasonable compromise to locate a new store in Lawrence.

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awrence is fortunate to have another chance to attract a Lowe’s home improvement store to the city. The fact that developers for the project also indicate that Lowe’s doesn’t plan to seek any special taxing districts or other public incentives makes the project that much better. In October, Lawrence city commissioners rejected a plan to build a Lowe’s store near Sixth Street and Folks Road, saying the property wasn’t an appropriate location for a big box store. They were concerned with how close the store would be to Free State High School and that the project was a major departure from the original pedestrian-friendly plans for the Bauer Farm development at that location. At that time, commissioners suggested Lowe’s consider locating its store on property already zoned for retail development at Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway. Lowe’s continues to contend that property is too far away from residential development and now is seeking approval of a compromise site near the intersection of Sixth Street and Congressional Drive. Like the earlier site, the new location would need to be rezoned to accommodate the store. It currently is zoned for apartments and would need zoning for commercial retail. About five acres of the 17-acre site would be reserved for future apartment development. The loss of apartment land isn’t significant for Lawrence, which many would argue already has more apartment developments than it can support. The new location isn’t as far west as city commissioners and planners might prefer, but it is adjacent to another big-box retailer, Walmart, and has existing streets and other infrastructure to support such a development. It’s the city’s responsibility to carefully review the physical impacts of this project, but officials shouldn’t venture too far into a guessing game about what the Lawrence retail market will bear. During discussions last year, members of the city planning staff cited some figures that indicated retail space in Lawrence was growing faster than the city’s population and per capita incomes. An attorney supporting the earlier Lowe’s proposal, however, also pointed out the decline in retail sales in Lawrence, presumably because local shoppers are traveling to Topeka or the Kansas City area to visit stores, perhaps including Lowe’s, that aren’t available here. Other local government and business leaders also have expressed concern about the loss of retail sales in Lawrence and how the city might attract new retailers. The bottom line is that Lowe’s believes it can be successful in Lawrence or it wouldn’t be working this hard to locate here. It’s true that it will provide some added competition for similar stores, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing for local consumers. City officials shouldn’t rubber stamp the new Lowe’s proposal, but they should take reasonable steps to try to help this popular retailer bring its store, jobs and tax revenue to Lawrence.

Extremism has grip on globe “Cry ‘Havoc!’ and let slip the dogs of war.” — Julius Caesar, Act 3 Scene 1 The dogs of war are snarling. They strain forward, slavering, growling, pawing the air, eager to get at one another, to rend and tear and wet their lips with blood. As strangers in a dog park would, we try to pull them back, to exert control. But you feel your feet sliding beneath you, feel yourself carried, helpless and unwilling, into this fight they mean to have. It strikes you how poor a leash is reason. Which brings us to Anders Behring Breivik, who allegedly bombed a government building and shot up a youth camp last week in peaceful, far away Norway. Dozens of people are dead. Breivik is reported to have seen himself as a Christian conservative crusader defending the faith against the evils of multiculturalism. Read: Muslims. And you wonder: Did this begin on Sept. 11, 2001, when putative Muslims crashed four planes full of innocent people? Did it begin on Nov. 5, 2009, when a putative Muslim shot fellow soldiers at an Army base in Texas? Did it begin when Cain slew Abel? Does it matter? The dogs of war are spoiling for this fight. So a putative Christian burns a Quran in Florida while others use arson to stop construction of a mosque in Tennessee. And now, there is this. Maybe it makes you want to scream the obvious to those who have grown besotted with conflating extremism and Islam: Extremism has no faith. But they

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See it in a global “tsunami of intolerance,

multiculturalism denounced by the chancellor of Germany herself. Sense it as a great nation lurches toward economic calamity because compromise has become a curse word and ideologues cannot bend.” probably won’t hear you. For the dogs are howling for holy war, an apocalyptic clash of culture and faith. Yet as troubling as it is to watch extremists bicker over which religion has the better god, what’s most troubling is not the bickering, but the extremism, which is now ubiquitous. See it in a global tsunami of intolerance, multiculturalism denounced by the chancellor of Germany herself. Sense it as a great nation lurches toward economic calamity because compromise has become a curse word and ideologues cannot bend. Hear it in the hateful hysteria that now passes for political debate.

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Aviation rhetoric is misguided By U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts Republican of Kansas

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It is difficult not to shudder with foreboding, to sense history turning as if on a great hinge, as you wonder without knowing just what it is turning to. This is, perhaps, what Stephen Stills felt 45 years ago when a street fight between cops and kids set him to pondering where all of this — the ’60s — was leading to. You probably know the first line of the very famous song he wrote: “There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.” But there is more in that song that seems oddly apropos to this moment: “There’s battle lines being drawn. Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong.” And ... “Paranoia strikes deep. Into your life it will creep. It starts when you’re always afraid.” All of it framed by a guitar slowly chiming two notes like yellow caution lights on a rainslicked road. The songwriter felt a dread he could not name yet could not ignore. One feels fresh echo of that dread in an era where a man commits mass slaughter in defense of faith and the surprising thing is how unsurprised you are, because extremism is now the norm. Jaws open and eyes livid, the dogs of war leap. And what can you do, except strain to hold them back? Reason is a flimsy leash, but it is the only leash we’ve got.

With all of the flak general aviation is taking during the debt ceiling battle, it might be a good thing if President Obama Googled the World War II song, “Comin’ In On a Wing and A Prayer,” the tale of a plane struggling back to base after a bombing raid. General aviation is certainly struggling under the war of words against a major American employer. Despite the inaccurate claims by my friends on the left that general aviation only serves millionaires and billionaires, these aircraft serve as essential business tools. Understanding that managers, sales teams and technical experts Roberts are often required to visit numerous offices in a short amount of time, and in regions of the United States that aren’t served by large airports, general aviation is often their only option. In fact, 90 percent of our country’s airports aren’t accessible by commercial aircraft. General aviation employs more than 1.2 million workers, and annually contributes $150 billion to the U.S. economy. In 2010, general aviation delivered 1,334 planes valued at $7.9 billion, with well over half attributed to exports — a number that supports President Obama’s goal of doubling U.S. exports over the

General aviation is “certainly struggling under the war of words against a major American employer. Despite the inaccurate claims by my friends on the left that general aviation only serves millionaires and billionaires, these aircraft serve as essential business tools.”

next five years. General aviation has struggled during the recession, resulting in layoffs among the many highskill, high-paying jobs in this industry. Many hard working manufacturers have been forced to find work elsewhere or seek unemployment benefits. That is precisely why President Obama himself, along with Democratic members of Congress, included a provision in the stimulus bill to accelerate the depreciation schedules for general aviation aircraft. Well, what the left hand giveth, the class warfare hand taketh away. In a surprise attack on general aviation during several press conferences on how to achieve debt reduction, President Obama targeted tax breaks for “corporate jets” no less than six times. Likewise, budget negotiators are considering implementing onerous user fees on general aviation as a way to generate revenue,

which would further cripple the industry. Tom Buffenbarger, president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, said it best in a joint letter he sent to President Obama with other aviation manufacturer associations, “Words have consequences and, in this industry, a few misguided words can put at risk even the ever-so-modest recovery we have experienced. What this industry and its workforce requires is more time to recover, a chance to book more orders and the opportunity to recall more workers.” The need to get serious about spending and our deficit is obvious, but it makes sense to only consider those provisions that would actually have a measurable impact on reducing our more than $14 trillion national debt. The Democrats proposal to change the depreciation schedules for corporate jets would only contribute $3 billion of revenue over 10 years. Considering that the United States borrows approximately $40 billion every 10 days, repealing this tax provision would close our national budget deficit for one hour. This is in addition to user fees, which could very well spell the end of the U.S. general aviation industry as we know it. The general aviation industry has come through some rough times this past decade. We will persevere and do so again — “Comin’ in on a wing and a prayer.” Our task would be a lot easier without so much class warfare flak from the White House.

To the editor: Some downtown comments: Weaver’s, way to go! Twice recently you have coated your sidewalk to cover up that minefield of discarded gum. Classy. Sidewalk gum downtown is a disgrace. Good job, Anglers Seafood. By installing that relatively inexpensive netting at the bottom of your awnings, you’ve eliminated the mess caused by bird roosting. Thank you, M&M Office Supply, for allowing downtown patrons to use your parking lot after hours. Jeers to Allen Press. By far the most unsightly parcel on Mass. St. is the northeast corner of 11th and Mass. Picture yourself, like most people coming to downtown Lawrence for the first time, cruising up Mass. St., taking in the beauty of South Park, then the historic courthouse, and then you see — that? Come on, Allen Press, please display some civic pride and spend a few dollars and dress up those buildings and parking lots. And jeers to the Doug Compton group for the continued desecration of the iconic Masonic Temple by leaving that boarding up for so long. Meant to be temporary, it was placed to discourage “inappropriate activity.” In practice, it actually provides screening for said activity, it attracts graffiti to itself and the rest of the building and is just shabby. With the current requests for development incentives, it gives the appearance that the group is deliberately blighting the property to leverage its position. Please, regardless of how the property is ultimately developed, do what it takes to quickly return that classy facade to downtown Lawrence. Thanks to all who make going downtown an enjoyable experience. Paul Veerkamp, Lawrence

Financial crisis To the editor: I listened to President Obama, with incredulity, as he lectured the American people on the spending habits of the last administration and his own efforts to revive a struggling economy. This president rescued nothing and, if anything, has led this nation to the precipice of financial disaster. Everything he or his administration has proposed, economically speaking, is a failure. It is all based in academia and nothing from the world of reality. The major bond rating companies of the world are considering downgrading the credit of the United States. Does the term “full faith and credit” mean anything to anybody? This is what our currency is based on. These rating companies are not looking at the debt ceiling; they are looking at our out-of-control spending. Has anyone considered what would happen if our currency is devalued? Rep. Boehner’s proposal of over $1 trillion in cuts, to match a debt limit increase, is over a 10year period. This is like bringing a squirt gun to a brush fire. It won’t work. Future congressional bodies are not obligated to honor these cuts. A balanced budget amendment must be put into place immediately. Congress must take definitive steps to restrict its own spending ability. The American people deserve better than this because we are better than this. The federal government needs to get out of the way and allow the engine of the free market to once again drive the prosperity of our great country. Scott Burkhart, Lawrence

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MONDAY

28 TODAY

Sunshine, hot and humid

Periods of sun with a t-storm

Partly sunny, a t-storm possible

Mostly sunny, hot and humid

Mostly sunny, warm and humid

High 96° Low 74° POP: 25%

High 93° Low 74° POP: 50%

High 96° Low 74° POP: 30%

High 98° Low 73° POP: 25%

High 96° Low 73° POP: 10%

Wind S 6-12 mph

Wind SSE 10-20 mph

Wind S 6-12 mph

Wind S 6-12 mph

Wind SE 4-8 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 84/69

McCook 90/68 Oberlin 91/69 Goodland 91/67

Beatrice 88/71

Oakley 91/69

Dodge City 103/71

Garden City 98/70 Liberal 100/71

Lawrence Kansas City 98/76 96/74

Emporia 100/72

Sedalia 97/74

Nevada 98/73

Chanute 100/73

Hutchinson 100/73 Wichita Pratt 104/75 100/73

Chillicothe 92/74 Marshall 95/75

Kansas City 99/76

Manhattan Russell Salina 94/71 94/73 Topeka 96/74 96/76

Great Bend 96/72

Centerville 90/71

St. Joseph 95/72

Sabetha 90/71

Concordia 90/71 Hays 94/71

Clarinda 88/69

Lincoln 88/71

Grand Island 87/69

Springfield 96/73

Coffeyville Joplin 100/74 96/75

Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Temperature High/low Normal high/low today Record high today Record low today

105°/77° 92°/70° 104° in 1935 52° in 2005

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date

0.00 3.11 3.57 18.90 23.22

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 94 73 s 92 72 t Independence 100 75 s 93 74 pc Belton 98 74 s 91 75 t Fort Riley 96 71 s 95 73 t Burlington 98 73 s 92 72 t Olathe 96 74 s 91 75 t Coffeyville 100 74 s 93 74 pc Osage Beach 96 73 s 91 73 t Concordia 90 71 t 91 72 t Osage City 97 74 s 92 73 t Dodge City 103 71 pc 100 70 t Ottawa 96 74 s 93 74 t Holton 95 75 s 92 74 t Wichita 104 75 s 97 74 pc Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 74/56

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Today

6:18 a.m. 8:37 p.m. 3:59 a.m. 7:02 p.m. First

Full

Fri.

6:19 a.m. 8:36 p.m. 5:04 a.m. 7:44 p.m.

NATIONAL FORECAST Billings 88/60

Minneapolis 89/69

San Francisco 69/56

Last

Chicago 90/71 Denver 90/63

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As of 7 a.m. Wednesday Lake

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Discharge (cfs)

21 25 50

Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.

INTERNATIONAL CITIES

Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Acapulco 91 77 t 90 77 t Amsterdam 70 56 sh 68 53 c Athens 96 76 s 95 73 s Baghdad 116 87 s 117 86 s Bangkok 90 79 t 90 79 t Beijing 92 77 pc 81 72 t Berlin 67 58 sh 66 57 sh Brussels 68 54 sh 69 46 c Buenos Aires 57 43 c 55 37 pc Cairo 100 77 s 102 78 s Calgary 73 51 pc 77 51 t Dublin 65 48 c 64 52 pc Geneva 67 56 r 75 57 sh Hong Kong 90 84 r 86 82 r Jerusalem 84 65 s 89 67 s Kabul 94 63 t 94 60 sh London 75 58 sh 72 53 sh Madrid 90 60 s 93 68 s Mexico City 77 57 t 75 57 t Montreal 81 64 pc 81 63 t Moscow 88 65 s 79 61 t New Delhi 86 79 t 84 79 t Oslo 78 61 sh 74 62 sh Paris 74 56 sh 77 53 pc Rio de Janeiro 82 71 s 85 72 pc Rome 77 60 r 76 62 sh Seoul 85 73 t 89 72 r Singapore 89 79 t 90 79 sh Stockholm 75 64 r 72 57 pc Sydney 66 39 s 65 39 pc Tokyo 82 73 t 77 72 r Toronto 78 68 t 85 66 t Vancouver 72 59 pc 72 57 pc Vienna 71 64 r 76 60 c Warsaw 72 57 sh 71 57 sh Winnipeg 80 59 pc 83 66 s

Houston 96/76

Fronts Cold

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Atlanta 94/76 El Paso 97/75

Warm Stationary

Miami 92/82

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Locally heavy thunderstorms will stretch from the central Plains to the eastern Great Lakes today. As extreme heat continues over the southern Plains, localized downpours will cool the Deep South and the Four Corners. A tropical system will brew in the Gulf of Mexico. Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 93 71 t 92 71 t Memphis 96 77 pc 94 77 t Anchorage 65 55 s 68 57 sh Miami 92 82 pc 93 82 pc Atlanta 94 76 t 93 76 pc Milwaukee 84 70 t 86 70 pc Austin 100 74 pc 98 76 s Minneapolis 89 69 pc 87 70 s Baltimore 95 72 s 100 72 s Nashville 98 76 pc 96 76 t Birmingham 92 76 t 94 75 t New Orleans 91 78 t 93 78 t Boise 88 62 s 90 62 s New York 88 73 pc 90 75 t Boston 80 67 pc 83 71 t Omaha 88 73 t 92 71 t Buffalo 78 70 t 86 67 t Orlando 94 75 t 94 76 pc Cheyenne 88 58 t 89 59 t Philadelphia 90 74 pc 94 76 pc Chicago 90 71 t 88 71 t Phoenix 107 90 pc 106 91 t Cincinnati 96 71 s 96 72 pc Pittsburgh 90 70 pc 90 70 t Cleveland 90 74 t 89 70 t Portland, ME 76 62 pc 75 63 t Dallas 104 83 pc 100 80 s Portland, OR 78 58 pc 81 56 s Denver 90 63 t 92 64 t Reno 94 63 s 96 65 s Des Moines 88 74 t 88 72 t Richmond 95 75 s 100 76 s Detroit 89 71 t 90 70 t Sacramento 91 58 s 92 59 s El Paso 97 75 pc 94 75 pc St. Louis 98 78 s 94 78 t Fairbanks 72 52 pc 76 52 pc Salt Lake City 86 65 pc 93 70 s Honolulu 87 73 s 88 75 sh San Diego 72 67 pc 73 67 pc Houston 96 76 t 98 78 t San Francisco 69 56 pc 72 57 pc Indianapolis 94 75 s 92 73 t Seattle 74 56 pc 72 54 s Kansas City 98 76 s 93 74 t Spokane 82 55 s 82 56 s Las Vegas 99 88 s 102 89 s Tucson 98 79 t 98 80 t Little Rock 95 76 t 95 76 t Tulsa 100 75 s 95 75 pc Los Angeles 80 66 pc 82 65 pc Wash., DC 92 76 s 96 78 s National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Salina, KS 113° Low: Stanley, ID 30°

WEATHER HISTORY A severe storm with hail of up to 1.5 inches in diameter occurred in Arizona on July 28, 1952. The hail shattered windows and damaged roofs near the town of Benson.

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WEATHER TRIVIA™ What is the wettest place in the United States?

Mt. Waileale, Hawaii, averages 472 inches of rain each year.

Aug 6

New York 88/73 Washington 92/76

Kansas City 98/76

Los Angeles 80/66

July 30

Detroit 89/71

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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Brown Bag Concert series, with BRC Sounds, noon-1 p.m., Ninth and Massachusetts streets. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to Watkins Community Museum, 1047 Mass. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., southwest corner of Sixth and Wakarusa. Farmers’ Market at Cottin’s Hardware, 4-6:30 p.m., behind store at 1832 Mass. Bradford Hoopes, 4 p.m.6:30 p.m., Cottin’s Hardware and Rental, 1832 Mass. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. 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. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, 7-9 p.m., Java Break, 17 E. Seventh St. Teen Night, for ages 13-18, 7 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Summer Youth Theater presents “West Side Story,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. International Institute of Young Musicians Student Recital, 7:30-9 p.m., Baustian Theater, 102 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Blasian! electronic dance party, 8 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Approach & G Train, On the Patio; Dream Killer University, Infamous, special guest tba, inside, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. “Chirpin!” Hip Hop featuring Johnny Quest, Forest of Luxury, DJ Doobius, So Affiliate and Mayb 2moro, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 936 1/2 Mass. Garret Childers, 7 to 9 p.m., the Nest, the Oread, 1200 Oread Ave.

29 FRIDAY Teen Back to School Notebooks, for grades 7-12, 2-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Perry Lecompton Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., Fast Trax parking lot, U.S. Highway 24 and Ferguson Road, Perry. F.U.N. FARMily FAIR, 4:307:30 p.m., Karlin Family Farms, 3033 Kasold Drive. Wine-Down with Independence Jazz Night, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Davenport Winery 1394 E. 1900 Road, Eudora Jackpot Barrel Racing Com-

water from January through June, said Larry Ruthi, with the National Weather Service’s Dodge City office. It also has been the driest July so far on record for Dodge City, with about 8 inches of rain falling during the period, Ruthi said. And temperatures have reached past 100 degrees more than 30 days in a row for much of southern Kansas, with no significant rain forecast for the near future. Cattle pens have been packed at Winter Livestock in Dodge City, said Brian Winter, who owns several sale barns. Last week, about 5,500 head sold at the Wednesday sale. In July 2010, market receipts for the month totaled 6,000. “That’s pretty telling,” Winter said. “Some of these guys wouldn’t sell until the fall, but it’s just been so dry they can’t maintain their herd.” The good news is that prices, for the most part, have stayed high, Winter said, because supplies haven’t rebuilt from the past decade’s droughts, demand for beef remains high and there’s a good export market.

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Mammoth Life Lawrence’s Mammoth Life releases their new EP tonight on Satisfying Records. The EP, titled “(Small Town) Rock N’ Roll Kids,” is a light-hearted romp that shimmers. “Tight Rope Walker,” the first track released from the EP, uses plenty of overdubbed harmonies for Elizabeth Goss, but is a simple, bouncy song about (what else) balance. The band is joined by Lawrence favorites Cowboy Indian Bear and Cloud Dog. If that’s not enough, tonight’s show will be the last time Mammoth Life performs in Lawrence during 2011. The show is for people 18 and older and costs $5 if you’re older than 21 and $7 if you’re not. It starts at 10 p.m. at the Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. petition, 7 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper. Eudora Concert in the Park, opens at 7 p.m., bands begin at 8 p.m., CPA Park, downtown Eudora on Main Street. Open mic poetry night at The Mirth Café, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 745 N.H. Gayland Titus, 7 to 9 p.m., the Nest, the Oread, 1200 Oread Ave. Bike Night, 7-11 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Second St. Summer Youth Theater presents “West Side Story,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band, 8 p.m. to midnight, Johnny’s Tavern West, 721 Wakarusa Drive Decades Dance Party and costume contest, 8 p.m., The Barrel House, 729 N.H. World History, Real Live Tigers, Dropjaw, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Green Goddammits, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 936 1/2 Mass.

Final Friday events The American West: Final Fridays at The League, 5-9 p.m. art show, 9-11 p.m. dance, Social Service League, 905 R.I. Wizard Porch and Garden by Aaron Stork, 5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N. H. Showcase of student work from the Digital Media Program, 5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N. H. Juniper Tangpuz, 5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N. H. Ben Strawn: End of Days Parade, 6 p.m., Invisible Hand Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass. Art in Three Dimensions, 5 p.m., 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass.

Free State Glass, 5 p.m., Phoenix Gallery, 825 Mass. The Long and the Short by Molly Murphy, 6 p.m., Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. 9th St. Dungeons and Dragons by Geoff Benzing, 5 p.m., Teller’s, 746 Mass. Works by Alicia Kelly, 5 p.m., ACME T-Shirt Shop, 847 Mass. The Lawrence Art Party, 5 p.m., 739 Mass. Animals and Stuff by Dian Hauser and William Ottens, 5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. The Dime Bag Show III, 5 p.m., The Lawrence Percolator, 9th and New Hampshire streets Paintings by Kathleen Anderson, 5 p.m. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Jewelry by Ashka Dymel and Wearable Fiber Art by Amy Nguyen, 5 p.m., Diane’s Artisan Gallery, 4 E. 7th St. Black and White Show, 6 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass. Busker Festival Preview, 7 p.m. US Bank Plaza, 9th and Massachusetts streets Sam Smith, 7 p.m., The Dusty Bookshelf, 708 Mass.

30 SATURDAY Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H. Red Dog’s Dog Days Fun Runs, 7 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., Lied Center parking lot, 1600 Stewart Drive. 4-H Horse Show, 9 a.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds. Friends of the Library Book Sale, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. English country dance, 1-4 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100 Road. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. John Lomas and Bill Crahan, 7-11 p.m. weather permitting, the Nest on Ninth at The Oread, 1200 Oread Ave. Summer Youth Theater presents “West Side Story,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Belly Dance Concert, 8 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern West, 721 Wakarusa Drive The Will Nots, The Good Foot, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

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Traylor learning from twins, Aldrich By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Traylor has been compared to Thomas Robinson by Robinson and KU coach Bill Self

Kansas University freshman basketball power forward Jamari Traylor has found a way to beat the heat during a brutally-hot July in his new college hometown. The 6-foot-8, 216–pounder from IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., has been splitting his time taking summer school classes in air-conditioned classrooms on campus and working

Two QBs commit to KU

out in the Jayhawks’ climate-controlled practice facility. “For the most part, I’m in the gym with the twins. They are here all the time,” Traylor said Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse. He was referring to Marcus and Markieff Morris, who have been in Lawrence off and on since the June 23 NBA Draft. “Thomas (Robinson) is in here all the time. Cole (Aldrich) is in here, too. Anytime I get a chance to watch them, I will try to steal a couple moves here and there.

“It is really helpful playing against guys who have accomplished things like Cole and the twins,” Traylor added. “Those guys really made a name for themselves in the Big 12. I look forward to playing here and hopefully I can do the same as well.” Traylor — who has attended the second session of summer school after working out at IMG Academies in June — has been impressed with KU junior-to-be Robinson.

“Thomas is a freak athlete. He is super strong,” Traylor said of the 6-10, 240-pound Washington, D.C., native. “When we play against each other, he’s not movable. He is a beast.” Traylor, who averaged 20 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks a game last year at IMG, “is physical,” Robinson noted. “He plays hard. I kind of want to say he’s similar to me. He’s high energy. He’s trying to dunk all the time.” Traylor is known as a guy who hustles all the time.

“His motor is similar to Thomas Robinson,” KU coach Bill Self said. “He’s an inner-city, tough Chicago kid that has bounce. He wants to be good. We think he’ll be an immediate and major contributor for us.” Traylor flashed an infectious smile when asked about his rugged style of play. “I played football growing up (in Chicago). It’s probably why I got so tough,” Traylor said. “I get Please see TRAYLOR, page 3B

BIG 12 FOOTBALL

Sooners united by grief

By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Earlier this summer, Kansas University recruiting coordinator and running backs coach Reggie Mitchell said the one position KU would try to sign in every class no matter how big or small was quarterback. He wasn’t kidding. Wednesday, the Jayhawks picked up a pair of oral commitments from Class of 2012 quarterbacks Seth Russell, of Garland (Texas) High, and Bilal Marshall, of Dade Chrisitian High in Hialeah, Fla. The pickups hammer home a couple of different points. First, there are no guarantees at quarterback, and it’s worth adding a couple every year because you never know which ones are going to become Todd Reesings and which ones are going to become Mario Kinseys. Second, Turner Gill’s offense will be built around QBs who can move. Gill has said as much throughout his time in Lawrence, but, clearly, the ability to make plays both in the air and on the Matt Strasen/AP Photo ground will be a must for the quarOKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL COACH BOB STOOPS SPEAKS at Big 12 media days on Tuesday in Dallas. Stoops discussed the death of senior lineterbacks that will take snaps for backer Austin Box and how his staff and players are coping with the loss. the Jayhawks in the coming years. Finally, while much has been made about Brock Berglund’s enormous potential — and to a smaller extent Michael CumBy Eric Sorrentino no really proper way to describe it. No. 1,” said Jones, who passed for this season after sitting out in 2010 mings — nothing is going to be esorrentino@ljworld.com We’re still working through it.” 4,718 yards and 38 touchdowns because of NCAA transfer rules. The handed to the Highlands Ranch, The death was attributed to a against 12 interceptions last sea- Wichita native, who played two seaColo., freshman, who, at one point, D A L L A S — The University of mix of five prescription painkillers son. “But if you don’t play like sons at Miami (Fla.), said he chose to was ranked as the 13th best dualOklahoma football team was and an anti-anxiety drug in Box’s you’re the No. 1 team in the coun- transfer to be closer to family. threat QB in the Class of 2011. forced to deal with a tragedy in system. “The main reason was having try, it doesn’t matter.” Both Russell and Marshall are May when senior linebacker Oklahoma has won five of the the opportunity to play with my OU quarterback Landry Jones three-star prospects, according to Austin Box was found dead in El wore the same number (12) as Box. past seven Big 12 championships, brother (sophomore running back Rivals.com, with Russell ranked Reno, Okla., about 30 miles west of “It’s still difficult, and I don’t and seven in the Big 12 era, which Bryce Brown),” Arthur said. “It’s as the 26th best dual-threat QB in Oklahoma City. been great, just building our relathink we’ve totally overcome it yet began in 1996. the country and Marshall slotted Tuesday, during the second day … I might do a little something dif“I think the chase for eight (Big tionship.” 13th on the same list. of Big 12 football media days at the ferent with my number,” Jones 12 titles) is almost like a motivating Bryce transferred to K-State Russell, 6-foot-4, 195 pounds, Westin Galleria, the Sooners said said. “I’m going to talk with his par- factor,” Jones said. “I don’t think after playing one season at Tenmade up his mind Tuesday night they were still coping with the loss ents and figure that out. Maybe that it’s necessarily a distraction, nessee. and let the KU coaching staff in on of their teammate. Both Brown brothers are because at the end of the day, that’s something to honor him.” his decision as soon as he could. “There’s no words that truly can expected to start this season for a our goal.” “I called this morning and told describe how you hurt and how the 1 not a lonely number? The Sooners won the Big 12 last Wildcats team that went 7-6 (3-5 the coaches I was committing,” When the college football pre- season and finished 12-2 with a vic- Big 12) last year. players hurt,” OU coach Bob he told JayhawkSlant.com. “I Stoops said. “Austin was a great, season polls come out next month, tory over Connecticut in the FiesThe Browns carry a large amount loved my visit there, and it felt great spirit in the locker room. He there’s a decent chance Oklahoma, ta Bowl. of hype with them. Bryce was the like family to me. It was an awewas a friend to everybody, and he’s with 14 returning starters and one former No. 1 Rivals.com recruit in some feeling to be around the one of those special characters, a of the most explosive offenses in K-State LB Brown happy the country in the Class of 2009; coaches. I am blessed to be a part young person that everybody the country, could f ind itself to be back home Arthur was the No. 23 Rivals recruit of an organization like that.” Kansas State junior linebacker in the country (No. 2 among lineloved to see. So you miss that. And ranked No. 1. Word out of Texas is that Rus“It’d be an honor being ranked Arthur Brown will be eligible to play backers) in the Class of 2008. it doesn’t go away. So, again, there’s sell is one of those true diamondin-the-rough types. An injury during his junior year of high school cost him half the year. It also kept him off the radar of several local schools that, no doubt, will still try to make a run at him. Still, Russell chose KU over offers from North Texas and CLEVELAND (AP) — Sharp from debut on this very same field on allowed only two runners — there Wake Forest and heavy interest his first pitch, Ervin Santana May 17, 2005, and the Indians was an error on the leadoff batter from Oklahoma and Texas A&M. came full cycle against the Cleve- gave him a rude welcome. The in the first inning and a walk in the Marshall, 6-3, 170, also comfirst four batters he faced in the eighth. Just once was Santana’s land Indians. mitted Wednesday morning, citSantana threw the first solo majors teamed up to hit for the gem in jeopardy and second baseing the fact that he believed KU no-hitter for the Angels in near- cycle — Grady Sizemore led off man Howie Kendrick’s nifty play was the total package. ly 27 years and exacted some with a triple, Coco Crisp dou- saved it in the sixth. “They have a beautiful campus This was the third no-hitter in long overdue revenge, leading bled, Travis Hafner singled and there,” Marshall told Rivals. the major leagues this season. Los Angeles over the Indians, 3- Ben Broussard homered. “The people are very nice, and it 1, Wednesday. Asked to recall that rough out- Minnesota’s Francisco Liriano just had a different feel. The AP Photo This was the first no-hitter at ing, Santana smiled and did it against the Chicago White facilities are top of the line, and Sox on May 3 and Detroit ace Progressive Field, a ballpark that shrugged. the dorm rooms are nice. It was LOS ANGELES ANGELS STARTING PITCHER ERVIN SANTANA AND SHORTSTOP ERICK AYBAR “It’s part of life,” he said. Justin Verlander beat Toronto on opened as Jacobs Field in 1994. the perfect fit for me.” And it marked quite a bit of role “We’re here today, we don’t May 7. True as that may be, another CELEBRATE the final out after Santana tossed a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians on reversal for the 28-year-old righty. know tomorrow.” Please see FOOTBALL, page 3B Wednesday in Cleveland. Santana struck out 10 and ● Box score on page 2B Santana made his big-league

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COMING FRIDAY

TWO-DAY

• Recap of the Royals series finale against the Red Sox

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ROYALS

MAJOR-LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Red Sox slam Royals, 12-5 The Associated Press

American League Red Sox 12, Royals 5 BOSTON — Boston’s David Ortiz hit a grand slam to cap a five-run fourth inning and Dustin Pedroia extended his career-best hitting streak to 24 games with a solo homer on Wednesday. Jacoby Ellsbury and Pedroia, Boston’s first two batters, homered. It was the first time since July 21, 1995, that the first two Red Sox homered. The Red Sox won for the 19th time in 23 games. Pedroia added two singles and a sacrifice fly. Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and three RBIs to raise his major-league leading total to 87. Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer and Billy Butler added a solo shot for the Royals. John Lackey (9-8) won his fourth straight start, allowing four runs — three earned — and 11 hits in 5 2-3 innings. Boston had 16 hits, reaching double digits for the 11th straight home game. Bruce Chen (5-4) was tagged for 10 runs and 10 hits in four innings. Kansas City

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Mariners 9, Yankees 2 NEW YORK — Seattle snapped its 17-game losing streak as Ichiro Suzuki and rookie Dustin Ackley led a 17-hit attack. It was the longest skid in the major leagues since Kansas City lost 19 in 2005. Seattle

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White Sox 2, Tigers 1 CHICAGO — Alejandro De Aza hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat of the season for Chicago. Detroit Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi AJcksn cf 4 1 2 1 Pierre lf 4 0 1 0 Boesch ph 1 0 0 0 Vizquel 3b 3 0 1 0 Raburn lf 3 0 0 0 Konerk dh 3 0 0 0 Ordonz rf 4 0 0 0 A.Dunn 1b 1 0 1 0 MiCarr 1b 3 0 0 0 Quentin rf 4 0 0 0 VMrtnz dh 3 0 0 0 Przyns c 4 0 2 0 JhPerlt ss 3 0 0 0 AlRmrz ss 3 1 0 0 Guillen 2b 4 0 1 0 De Aza cf 4 1 1 2 Betemt 3b 4 0 1 0 Bckhm 2b 2 0 1 0 Avila c 4 0 2 0 Totals 33 1 6 1 Totals 28 2 7 2 Detroit 000 000 100 — 1 Chicago 020 000 00x — 2 DP—Detroit 1. LOB—Detroit 9, Chicago 9. HR— A.Jackson (5), De Aza (1). S—Vizquel. IP H R ER BB SO Detroit Scherzer L,11-6 6 6 2 2 4 8 Coke 2 1 0 0 2 1 Chicago Danks W,4-8 6 6 1 1 3 10 Sale H,8 2 2-3 0 0 0 0 3 S.Santos S,21-24 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Danks pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP—by Danks (Jh.Peralta). WP—Scherzer, Coke. T—2:50. A—26,978 (40,615).

Blue Jays 3, Orioles 0 TORONTO — Ricky Romero came within two outs of a complete game to win for the first time in five starts, and J.P. Arencibia homered for Toronto. Baltimore

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STANDINGS American League East Division

Boston New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore Central Division Detroit Cleveland Chicago Minnesota Kansas City West Division

National League W 64 61 53 52 41

L 38 41 50 52 59

Pct .627 .598 .515 .500 .410

GB — 3 111⁄2 13 22

W 55 52 51 49 43

L 49 50 52 55 61

Pct .529 .510 .495 .471 .413

GB — 2 31⁄2 6 12

W L Pct GB Texas 59 46 .562 — Los Angeles 57 48 .543 2 Oakland 47 57 .452 111⁄2 1 Seattle 44 60 .423 14 ⁄2 Today’s Games L.A. Angels (Pineiro 5-5) at Detroit (Penny 7-7), 12:05 p.m. Kansas City (Hochevar 6-8) at Boston (Beckett 9-3), 12:35 p.m. Tampa Bay (W.Davis 7-7) at Oakland (Harden 2-1), 2:35 p.m. Baltimore (Bergesen 2-6) at Toronto (C.Villanueva 52), 6:07 p.m. Minnesota (S.Baker 8-5) at Texas (M.Harrison 8-7), 7:05 p.m.

H R ER BB SO IP Baltimore Simon L,2-4 5 7 3 3 2 7 Jakubauskas 1 2 0 0 1 2 Patton 1 1 0 0 0 2 Gregg 1 0 0 0 0 2 Toronto R.Romero W,8-9 8 1-3 4 0 0 3 9 Rauch S,8-12 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by R.Romero (D.Lee). WP—Jakubauskas, R.Romero. T—2:46. A—16,861 (49,260).

Twins 7, Rangers 2 ARLINGTON , T EXAS — Joe Mauer and Michael Cuddyer homered to back a solid start by Brian Duensing for the Minnesota Twins. Minnesota

Texas

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Athletics 13, Rays 4 OAKLAND, CALIF. — Hideki Matsui and Ryan Sweeney both homered as part of a nine-run fourth inning. Tampa Bay

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Cleveland ab r h bi Carrer cf 4 1 0 0 Brantly lf 4 0 0 0 ACarer ss 3 0 0 0 Hafner dh 3 0 0 0 CSantn c 3 0 0 0 Chsnhll 3b 2 0 0 0 LaPort 1b 3 0 0 0 Kipnis 2b 3 0 0 0 Kearns rf 2 0 0 0 T.Buck ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 34 3 6 2 Totals 28 1 0 0 Los Angeles 000 011 001 — 3 — 1 Cleveland 100 000 000 E—Aybar (7), Kearns (1), A.Cabrera (11), C.Santana (8), Chisenhall (4), LaPorta (7). LOB—Los Angeles 6, Cleveland 1. 2B—M.Izturis (24), Tor.Hunter (16). 3B— Bourjos (7). SB—H.Kendrick 2 (11), Bourjos (12), Carrera (3). SF—Trout. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles E.Santana W,6-8 9 0 1 0 1 10 Cleveland D.Huff L,1-1 5 2-3 5 2 1 0 4 J.Smith 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 2 Pestano 1 0 0 0 0 3 C.Perez 1 1 1 0 1 0 WP—E.Santana. PB—C.Santana. T—2:22. A—21,546 (43,441). MIzturs 3b Aybar ss TrHntr rf V.Wells dh HKndrc 2b Trumo 1b Bourjos cf Trout lf BoWlsn c

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National League Giants 2, Phillies 1 P H I L A D E L P H I A — Matt Cain pitched into the eighth inning to outduel Cole Hamels. The NL West leaders won for the third time in four games, and big-name help was on the way. The defending World Series champions agreed to a trade with the Mets for All-Star slugger Carlos Beltran.

East Division

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

W 65 61 53 51 49

L 38 44 51 53 54

Pct .631 .581 .510 .490 .476

GB — 5 121⁄2 141⁄2 16

W 56 55 53 50 42 34

L 49 49 49 54 62 70

Pct .533 .529 .520 .481 .404 .327

GB — 1 ⁄2 11⁄2 51⁄2 131⁄2 211⁄2

W L Pct GB San Francisco 60 44 .577 — Arizona 57 47 .548 3 Colorado 48 56 .462 12 Los Angeles 47 56 .456 121⁄2 San Diego 45 60 .429 151⁄2 Today’s Games Florida (Hand 1-3) at Washington (Lannan 7-6), 11:35 a.m. N.Y. Mets (Capuano 8-10) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 5-4), 11:35 a.m. Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 2-3) at Milwaukee (Marcum 93), 1:10 p.m. Arizona (D.Hudson 10-6) at San Diego (Latos 5-10), 2:35 p.m. San Francisco (Undecided) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 5-4), 6:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Correia 11-8) at Atlanta (D.Lowe 6-8), 6:10 p.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 6-7) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 104), 7:15 p.m. San Francisco Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Rownd cf-lf 4 0 1 1 Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 Fontent ss 4 0 0 0 Mrtnz 3b 4 0 1 0 BCrwfr ss 0 0 0 0 Utley 2b 4 0 0 0 PSndvl 3b 4 0 1 0 Howard 1b 4 0 0 0 A.Huff 1b 4 0 1 0 Victorn cf 4 1 1 0 Belt pr-1b 0 0 0 0 Ibanez lf 4 0 1 0 Kppngr 2b 3 1 1 0 DBrwn rf 2 0 1 1 C.Ross lf 3 0 0 0 Ruiz c 3 0 0 0 JaLopz p 0 0 0 0 Hamels p 2 0 0 0 Schrhlt rf 4 0 1 1 Gload ph 0 0 0 0 Whitsd c 3 1 1 0 WValdz pr 0 0 0 0 Cain p 3 0 0 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 AnTrrs cf 1 0 0 0 Totals 33 2 6 2 Totals 31 1 4 1 San Francisco 001 000 100 — 2 Philadelphia 000 000 100 — 1 E—Whiteside 2 (4), Howard (6). DP—San Francisco 1, Philadelphia 1. LOB—San Francisco 7, Philadelphia 5. 2B—A.Huff (17), Keppinger (10), Schierholtz (19), M.Martinez (3). 3B—Rowand (2). SB—Rollins (22). IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Cain W,9-6 7 4 1 0 1 1 Ja.Lopez H,16 1 0 0 0 0 0 Br.Wilson S,32-36 1 0 0 0 0 0 Philadelphia Hamels L,12-6 7 2-3 6 2 2 1 6 Lidge 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Bastardo 1 0 0 0 0 2 Cain pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. T—2:38. A—45,800 (43,651).

Houston 020 000 002 — 4 St. Louis 000 101 000 — 2 E—C.Johnson 2 (12), Jay (2). DP—St. Louis 2. LOB— Houston 9, St. Louis 10. 2B—Barmes (18), Holliday 2 (23), Jay (11), Punto (6). HR—Barmes (7). CS—Bourn (7). S—Descalso, C.Carpenter. IP H R ER BB SO Houston Norris 6 4 2 1 2 5 Fe.Rodriguez W,2-0 2 1 0 0 2 1 Melancon S,9-12 1 1 0 0 1 2 St. Louis C.Carpenter 7 8 2 2 1 8 M.Boggs L,0-3 1 2-3 5 2 2 2 1 Motte 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 T—3:09. A—35,679 (43,975).

Brewers 2, Cubs 0 MILWAUKEE — Prince Fielder hit his 23rd home run, and Rickie Weeks needed to be helped off the field when he injured his left ankle running out a throw to first in Milwaukee’s victory over Chicago. Zack Greinke (8-4) pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Brewers kept pace in the crowded NL Central, but losing Weeks would be a huge blow to their playoff chances. Chicago

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Milwaukee

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Marlins 7, Nationals 5 WASHINGTON — Javier Vazquez pitched seven strong innings, Emilio Bonifacio extended his hitting streak to 25 games and Mike Cameron hit two home runs as Mets 8, Reds 2 Florida beat Washington for its CINCINNATI — Lucas Duda took fourth straight win. over for Carlos Beltran and homeVazquez (7-9) allowed one run red to help the New York Mets and six hits. John Buck hit a twobeat Cincinnati. run single off Livan Hernandez. New York

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Florida

Washington ab r h bi HrstnJr lf 5 1 1 1 Cora ss 4 1 0 0 Zmrmn 3b 5 1 3 1 Morse 1b 5 0 2 2 L.Nix rf 5 1 1 1 Espinos 2b 2 0 0 0 Ankiel cf 3 0 2 0 Coffey p 0 0 0 0 Matths p 0 0 0 0 Storen p 0 0 0 0 Dsmnd ph 1 1 1 0 Flores c 4 0 0 0 LHrndz p 1 0 0 0 Detwilr p 0 0 0 0 Berndn cf 1 0 0 0 Totals 39 7 14 7 Totals 36 5 10 5 Florida 010 210 012 — 7 Washington 000 100 004 — 5 E—Ha.Ramirez (14), Hairston Jr. (8). DP—Florida 1, Washington 1. LOB—Florida 10, Washington 9. 2B— Ha.Ramirez (14), Zimmerman (8). 3B—Desmond (4). HR—Stanton (23), Cameron 2 (3), L.Nix (14). SB— Bonifacio (23). CS—Ha.Ramirez (9). S—L.Hernandez. IP H R ER BB SO Florida Vazquez W,7-9 7 6 1 1 3 4 Mujica 1 0 0 0 0 2 Cishek 2-3 3 4 4 1 1 L.Nunez S,29-32 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Washington L.Hernandez L,5-10 4 5 4 4 3 5 Detwiler 2 3 0 0 1 3 Coffey 1 1-3 3 1 1 0 1 Mattheus 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Storen 1 2 2 2 0 1 L.Hernandez pitched to 2 batters in the 5th. T—3:24. A—21,974 (41,506). Bonifac 3b Infante 2b Dobbs 1b HRmrz ss Morrsn lf Cishek p LNunez p Stanton rf Camrn cf J.Buck c Vazquz p Petersn ph Mujica p Wise lf

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| SPORTS WRAP | COLLEGE FOOTBALL Pac-12 announces networks NEW YORK — The Pac-12 will launch national and regional conference television networks next year. Commissioner Larry Scott announced Wednesday at an East Coast football media day in Manhattan that the Pac-12 had partnered with cable companies Comcast, Cox, Time Warner and Bright House. There will be a national network along with six regional channels: Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Southern California, Arizona and Mountain.

UNC fires coach Butch Davis North Carolina fired football coach Butch Davis on Wednesday, saying the past year of turmoil amid an NCAA investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct was doing too much damage to the school’s reputation.

NFL Jets will re-sign WR Holmes NEW YORK — Santonio Holmes is staying put, eager to keep catching passes from Mark Sanchez in big games for the next several seasons. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the New York Jets have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with the flashy wide receiver.

‘Skins send McNabb to Vikings EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. — The Minnesota Vikings have acquired quarterback Donovan McNabb from the Washington Redskins in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick. Two people with knowledge of the transaction confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Wednesday night.

MLB Beltran headed to SF Giants CINCINNATI — Carlos Beltran accepted a trade to the San Francisco Giants, leaving the New York Mets to join his new team after saying goodbye Wednesday. The commissioner’s office had granted the Mets a 24-hour window to talk to the All-Star outfielder about waiving his notrade clause. Shortly before an 8-2 win over the Reds on Wednesday night, Beltran arrived in the clubhouse and told his teammates he was on his way to join the Giants.

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SCOREBOARD 2011 No-Hitters

American League Francisco Liriano, Minnesota, at Chicago White Sox, 1-0, May 3 Justin Verlander, Detroit, at Toronto, 9-0, May 7 Ervin Santana, L.A. Angels, at Cleveland, 3-1, July 27

MLS

EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Philadelphia 8 4 7 31 24 16 Columbus 8 6 7 31 22 20 New York 6 5 12 30 37 30 Sporting Kansas City 6 6 8 26 28 27 Houston 5 7 9 24 24 26 D.C. 5 6 8 23 24 30 New England 4 9 8 20 19 29 Chicago 2 6 12 18 20 25 Toronto FC 3 11 9 18 19 41 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Los Angeles 11 2 9 42 28 16 FC Dallas 11 5 6 39 29 21 Seattle 10 4 8 38 32 23 Real Salt Lake 9 3 6 33 27 12 Colorado 7 6 10 31 31 30 Chivas USA 6 7 8 26 27 23 San Jose 5 7 9 24 24 27 Portland 6 10 3 21 22 32 Vancouver 2 10 9 15 21 30 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday’s Game Manchester United 4, MLS All-Stars 0 Friday’s Game Colorado at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Los Angeles at Vancouver, 6:30 p.m. New England at Sporting Kansas City, 7:30 p.m. Seattle FC at Houston, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. D.C. United at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Portland, 10 p.m.

BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled OF Alejandro De Aza from Charlotte (IL). Optioned RHP Zach Stewart to Charlotte. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned RHP Jay Buente to Durham (IL). Recalled RHP Rob Delaney from Durham. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Gabryszwski, SS Andy Burns, SS Peter Mooney and SS Justin Atkinson. Traded RHP Jason Frasor and RHP Zach Stewart to the Chicago White Sox for RHP Edwin Jackson and INF Mark Teahen. Traded Jackson, RHP Octavio Dotel, LHP Marc Rzepczynski, OF Corey Patterson and three players to be named or cash to St. Louis for OF Colby Rasmus, LHP Brian Tallet, LHP Trever Miller and RHP P.J. Walters. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed OF Jordan Schafer and C Brian McCann on the 15-day DL. Recalled C J.C. Boscan and OF Wilkin Ramirez from Gwinnett (IL). COLORADO ROCKIES — Recalled INF Chris Nelson from Colorado Springs (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Traded C Wil Nieves to Atlanta for cash. NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHP Michael Fulmer and RHP John Gant. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed INF Chase d’Arnaud on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chris Leroux from Indianapolis (IL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Designated OF/1B Matt Stairs for assignment. South Atlantic League KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS—Announced OF Brady Shoemaker has been promoted to Winston-Salem (Carolina). Added OF Keenyn Walker from Great Falls (Pioneer). American Association AMARILLO SOX — Released C Benji Johnson. FORT WORTH CATS — Released OF Jeremy Sauceda. Can-Am League BROCKTON ROX — Released OF Ryan Royster. NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Released RHP Stephen Clyne. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOM — Released C Bobby Dombrowski. GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Released RHP Ryan Cabral. LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Released INF T.J. Baumet. ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS — Signed RHP Brad Allen, RHP Matt Gibbs and RHP Ryan Smith. Released LHP Steve Cadoret, RHP Guido Fonseca and LHP Matt Zoltak. WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Traded 1B Ernie Banks to Southern Illinois for RHP Joe Tarallo. FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS—Signed WR Doug Beaumont, DB Kirk Belgrave, FB Lucas Cox, WR Drew Davis, C Paul Fenaroli, QB Adam Froman, WR P.J. Gore, DB Matt Hansen, DE Tom McCarthy, T Rob McGill, DB Kamaal McIlwain, C Ryan McMahon, FB Thor Merrow, G Matt Murphy, LS Andrew Schulze, RB Philip Sylvester, LB LaMarcus Thompson, DT Kiante Tripp, DB Suaesi Tuimaunei, DB Darrin Walls, TE Ryan Winterswyk, and RB Youri Yenga. BUFFALO BILLS — Agreed to terms with QB Tyler Thigpen. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Agreed to terms with DT Ron Edwards. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Agreed to terms with QB Bruce Gradkowski. DENVER BRONCOS — Signed CB Brandon Bing, DT Ronnell Brown, WR Mark Dell, LB Derek Domino, RB Mario Fannin, WR D’Andre Goodwin, T Adam Grant, WR Jamel Hamler, CB Chris Harris, LB A.J. Jones, LB Deron Mayo, T Curt Porter, CB James Rogers, FB Austin Sylvester, QB Adam Weber, DT Colby Whitlock and WR Marshall Williams. HOUSTON TEXANS — Agreed to terms with WR Jacoby Jones and OT Rashad Butler. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Agreed to terms with K Adam Vinatieri and LB Melvin Bullitt to threeyear contracts. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Agreed to terms with LB Paul Posluszny on a six-year contract. Agreed to terms with DT Andrew Lewis and OL Sifa Etu. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed DL Brandon Bair, TE Charlie Gantt, OL Chris Harr, OL Mike Ingersoll, LB Amara Kamara, OL Butch Lewis, OL David Mims, DL Lucas Patterson, WR Josue Paul and DB Demond Washington. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed G Rod Huntley, FB/TE Allen Reisner, CB Marcell Gipson, DE David Akinniyi, G Byron Isom, WR Andre Holmes, CB Devon Torrence, S Ryan Hill, G Conan Amituanai, RB/FB Matt Asiata, S Chris Adingupu, WR Dominique Johnson, LB Larry Dean and PK Nathan Whitaker. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed WR Tyree Barnes, RB Eric Kettani, TE Lee Smith, LB Markell Carter, OL Mike Berry, LB/LS Ryan Coulson, OL

Kyle Hix, K Chris Koepplin, DE Aaron Lavarias, LB Anthony Leonard, DE Clay Nurse, WR Jeremy Ross, DE Alex Silvestro, LB Jeff Tarpinian, OL Corey Woods and TE Will Yeatman. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Agreed to terms with WR Lance Moore on a five-year contract. NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed coach Tom Coughlin to a contract extension the the 2012 season. NEW YORK JETS—Agreed to terms with K Nick Folk on a one-year contract. Signed TE Josh Baker, TE Collin Franklin, WR Michael Campbell, WR Dan DePalma, WR Courtney Smith, LB Nick Bellore, LB Stafford Gatling, CB Julian Posey, C Tom Ottaiano and OL Chris Stewart. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Agreed to terms with DB Jaiquawn Jarrett, DB Curtis Marsh, LB Casey Matthews, LB Brian Rolle, OL Julian Vandervelde, OL Jason Kelce, K Alex Henery and RB Dion Lewis. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Agreed to terms with CB Eric Weddle. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed FB Bruce Miller and Daniel Kilgore to four-year contracts and C Chase Beeler, WR Tyler Beiler, OL Donovan Edwards, T Derek Hall, WR Joe Hastings, WR Chris Hogan, RB Jeremiah Masoli, TE Konrad Reuland, LB Kenny Rowe, NT Sealver Siliga, DB Anthony West, T Kenny Wiggins, NT Ian Williams, WR Dontavia Bogan, DE Brian Bulcke, DE Demarcus Dobbs, CB Corey Nelms and RB Seth Smith. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed RB Armando Allen Jr., C Matt Allen, T Quintin Borders, T Cory Brandon, QB Mike Coughlin, LS Aaron Feld, LB Brandon Heath, S Devin Holland, K Josh Jasper, WR Detron Lewis, RB Mossis Madu, LB Nick Reveiz, WR Jock Sanders, LB Derrell Smith, WR Raymond Webber and LS Christian Yount. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Traded DE Jeremy Jarmon to Denver for WR Jabar Gaffney. HOCKEY National Hockey League DETROIT RED WINGS — Re-signed RW Francis Pare and G Jordan Pearce to two-year contracts. NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with F Ryan Callahan. PHOENIX COYOTES — Signed G Justin Pogge to a one-year contract. American Hockey League TORONTO MARLIES — Re-signed F Matt Caruana and D Josh Engel. Signed F Will Acton and F Kelsey Wilson. LACROSSE National Lacrosse League BUFFALO BANDITS — Signed D Scott Self to a three-year contract. WASHINGTON STEALTH — Signed F Cam Sedgwick and D Curtis Hodgson to one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with D Kyle Ross on a one-year contract. COLLEGE CHOWAN — Announced the resignation of baseball coach Aaron Carroll to take a similar position at Dawson CC. EAST CAROLINA — Named Tanner Kolb and Robert Tate assistant strength and conditioning coaches. NEWBERRY—Named Jamie Ramm women’s assistant soccer coach. NORTH CAROLINA — Fired football coach Butch Davis. SAINT AUGUSTINE’S — Named Lynikka Bynum softball and volleyball coach. UCLA—Suspended basketball senior G Jerime Anderson for the team’s season opener.

Bank of the West Classic

A U.S. Open Series event Wednesday At The Taube Family Tennis Center Stanford, Calif. Purse: $700,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Dominika Cibulkova (8), Slovakia, def. Christina McHale, United States, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. Marion Bartoli (3), France, def. Rebecca Marino, Canada, 6-4, 6-3. Agnieszka Radwanska (5), Poland, def. Chang Kai-chen, Taiwan, 6-4, 3-6, 6-0. Doubles First Round Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, and Arina Rodionova, Russia, def. Rebecca Marino, Canada, and Christina McHale, United States, 6-0, 2-6, 106. Julia Goerges, Germany, and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (3), Czech Republic, def. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, and Sam Stosur, Australia, 2-6, 6-4, 10-5.

Farmers Classic

A U.S. Open Series event Wednesday At Los Angeles Tennis Stadium at UCLA Los Angeles Purse: $700,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, def. Daniel Kosakowski, United States, 6-2, 6-4. Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Michael Russell, United States, 6-3, 6-4. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Marcos Baghdatis (3), Cyprus, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles First Round Somdev Devvarman, India, and Treat Conrad Huey, Philippines, def. Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares (1), Brazil, 6-3, 6-4. Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram (4), Israel, def. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, and Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Mark Knowles, Bahamas, and Xavier Malisse (3), Belgium, def. Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins, Britain, 6-1, 6-4. Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, and Jamie Murray, Britain, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., United States, and Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, 3-6, 6-3, 13-11.

WTA Citi Open

Wednesday At The Tennis Center College Park College Park, Md. Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Irina Falconi, United States, def. Zhang Shuai, China, 6-4, retired. Virginie Razzano, France, def. Elena Baltacha (6), Britain, 6-4, 6-2. Bojana Jovanovski (5), Serbia, def. Jill Craybas, United States, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. Nadia Petrova (2), Russia, def. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, 6-2, 6-2. Doubles First Round Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy, United States, def. Madison Brengle, United States, and Gabriela Dabrowski, Canada, 6-2, 7-6 (2). Liga Dekmeijere, Latvia, and Alexandra Mueller, United States, def. Jelena Dokic, Australia, and Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, walkover. Shahar Peer, Israel, and Sloane Stephens (4), United States, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, and Zhang Shuai, China, walkover.

BRIEFLY Chiefs sign Breaston, 10 rookie free agents KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Kansas City Chiefs announced the signing of 10 rookie free agents on Wednesday, including four offensive linemen. The offensive linemen are Chris Harr of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Mike Ingersoll of North Carolina, USC’s Butch Lewis and David Mins of Virginia Union. The Chiefs also signed defensive linemen Brandon Bair of Oregon and Lucas Patterson of Texas A&M, wide

receiver Josue Paul of Central Connecticut, Auburn defensive back Demond Washington, Michigan State tight end Charlie Gantt and linebacker Amara Kamara of Temple. The Chiefs open their training camp at St. Joseph, Mo., on Friday. Meanwhile, ESPN is reporting the Chiefs have agreed to terms with free agent wide receiver Steve Breaston of the Arizona Cardinals. Breaston played for two years under Chiefs head coach Todd Haley when he was the Cardinals’ offensive coordinator.

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OUR TOWN SPORTS Soccer U12 Spartans earn sliver: The Lawrence Spartans won the silver medal in U12 soccer at the Sunflower State Games, July 23-24 in Topeka. The players: Caden Anderson, Siam Boyd, Ryan Braun, Cole Cooper, Bret Folks, Josh Moore, Chas Sedlock, Juan Solis, Drew Vereen, Jack Vereen, Ayrton WallGregg and Jake Whitebread.

Phenix tryouts: The Lawrence Phenix will hold tryouts July 30 for 8U-14U at Holcom Park. Rainout date is July 31. Times are: 8U — 8-9 a.m. 10U — 9-10:30 a.m. 12U — 10:30 a.m.-noon. 14U — 12:302 p.m. For information, please

more info, contact Bud Pettit at and Golf Course in Lawrence. The Jayhawk women’s basketkaybud99@hotmail.com at ball team and staff will be in 865-6354. Do you have a camp or a ● attendance. The event will tournament or a sign-up Crush tryouts: Kansas Crush include a four-person scramble, session on tap? How about will be hold tryouts for the awards reception and a live someone who turned in a upcoming 11U 2012 baseball and silent auction following a noteworthy performance? season. Winter workouts are day of golf. We'd like you to tell us required, and players must be The event gets started with about it. Mail it to Our willing to travel. We will play 8- registration at 11:30 a.m., folTown Sports, Journal10 tournaments per year lowed by a shotgun start at 1 World, Box 888, Lawrence throughout the Midwest. We p.m. Dinner and the silent auc66044, fax it to 785 843are looking for dedicated play- tion will take place at 6 p.m. 4512, e-mail to sportsers and parents who are willing or immediately following the desk@ljworld.com or call to put in the time and effort to conclusion of the golf tourna832-7147. continue our success. For infor- ment. mation, call Blake Smith at Prizes will be awarded to 785-817-5764. four-woman teams, four-man ● teams and four-person mixed contact Barry Johnson at 785 Firestix tryouts: The teams for best score, as well as 218-9155 or email phenixfastLawrence Firestix are moving individual prizes for man and pitch@yahoo.com. ● from 14UB to 16UB and will be woman longest drive, closest Phenix softball tryouts: The hosting a tryout from 10 a.m. to the pin and hole-in-one. A Lawrence Phenix softball to 1 p.m. on July 30 at Broken special bonus offer included teams will be holding their try- Arrow Park (30th and with online registration is a outs on Aug. 6 (rainout date Louisiana Streets) in Lawrence. one-year subscription to Golf Aug. 7) for the ages 16U - 18U The team will be looking at all Digest (a $10 value). at Holcom Park (27th and positions with an emphasis on Cost of entry is $100 for Iowa). The times are: 16U at 9 pitching. The Firestix will com- individuals, $200 for a pair and - 10:30 a.m. 18U at 11 a.m.pete in two tournaments this $400 for a foursome. Sponsor12:30 p.m. For more fall and pick back up once high ships are also available. All protryout information, contact school ball is over in the ceeds from the tournament will Barry Johnson at 218-9155 or spring. go to Kansas Women’s Basketemail If you have any questions or ball and the Lawrence Memoriphenixfastpitch@yahoo.com. are not available on the tryout al Hospital Breast Center. Reg● date, contact Jay Garvin at ister now online at www.bonNext Level youth 7-on-7 785-838-9771 or email niegolf.com. tournament: Next Level will jgarvin3@gmail.com. ● Phenix-Fyler team takes host its first 7-on-7 youth tour● FSHS football fundraiser: fourth: The Lawrence Phenixnament from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 6. Participants must be The Free State High School Fyler 18U softball team finished going into grades 4-8, and Booster Club is organizing a fourth out of 13 teams at the team as well as individual regfundraising auction for the USSSA State Tournament on istrations will be accepted. football program from 6-9 p.m. July 9-10 at the Basehor Field Deadline is Aug. 1. For more on July 29 at The Oread Hotel. of Dreams. information or to register log There will be door prizes, a The team lost to the Clay onto www.nextlevelyfsc.com Center B’s, 4-0; defeated the silent auction and a live aucor email youth7on7@nextleve- tion. There will be a cash bar, Ruffnecks, 5-0; defeated the lyfsc.com. KC Diamond Cutters, 5-2; so please leave the little ones ● defeated the KC Vandals, 10-2; with a sitter. Auction items Hawk Hundred trail run: The include autographed memora- defeated Clay Center, 7-1; lost Lawrence Trail Hawks are host- bilia, KU tickets, a car and 12 to Explosion USA, 6-2. ing Lawrence’s first-100-mile Weekend stats: Dana seniors for an hour of labor. If foot race on the North Shore you wish to donate or for more Kramer 8-for-16, 7 runs; Rachel Potvin 7-for-15, 6 runs; Cori Trails at Clinton Lake on Sept. info, contact Ray Buckingham Munoz 6-for-13; Mackenzie 10-11. at O’Brien 6-for-14, 5 runs; The Hawk Hundred features buckingham@sunflower.com. ● four, 23-mile loops on Clinton Kramer, Rachel Potvin, O’Brien, Kaw Valley soccer tournaKristen Bell and Jamie Jarrett Lake’s rocky, root-bound North ment: The 2011 Kaw Valley Cup cited for defense. Shore trail system, with an ● eight-mile out-and-back at the soccer tournament will be Sidekicks softball tryouts: Sept. 16-18 in Lawrence. The end. Runners will have 32 Sidekicks softball will hold trytournament is open to Divihours to complete the course, sions 2-5, Gold and Silver, U9 to outs for 2011-2012 8U, 10U, starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, 12U and 14U teams. Tryouts U14, Boys and Girls. RegistraSept. 10. will be July 29. Pitcher/catcher tion fees are: $445 for U9 and The race will be run old U10 (six vs. six); $475 for U11 registration is 5-5:30 p.m., school with extremely limited support for runners. Water will and U12 (eight vs. eight); $500 pitcher/catcher tryouts are U13 and U14 (11 vs. 11). Parking 5:30-6:30 p.m. All players regbe provided on the course, is now included in registration ister at 6-6:30 p.m., tryouts along with notebooks where 6:30-8 p.m. Tryouts will be runners sign in to keep track of fees. Register online at https://register.htgsports.net/d held at Lawrence Youth Sports how many laps they’ve comComplex (YSI), next to the Clinefault.aspx?id=766. For more pleted. ton Lake Softball Complex, info, contact kirsten@kawvalBecause of the limited supleysoccer.com. fields 5,6 and 7. For more info, port and because of the many ● call 766-5008. unknowns this first race presFall soccer leagues: Registra● ents, entrance is only open to Kansas soccer clinic: The runners who have completed a tion is open for fall soccer with Kaw Valley Soccer Association. Kansas University soccer team 100-mile or longer race in the KVSA offers several opportuni- will host a free clinic for boys allotted time since 2009. The race begins and ends at ties to play soccer for kids of all and girls in grades kindergarten ages and skill levels, including: through 12th following the JayShelter 4 in Campground One Kickers (3 year olds), Hobbits hawks’ exhibition match on of Clinton Lake State Park. For Aug. 14 versus Butler. more information, visit the race (4 & 5 year olds not yet in kindergarten), Recreation (U6 – Coach Mark Francis as well page at www.Lawrencetrailhawks.com or call race director U12), Club (U10 – U14), All Girls as several Jayhawks will particGary Henry at 766-0293 or eAcademy (U10 – U12), Premier ipate in the clinic, working on (U9 – U19), High School. For the fundamentals of the game. mail Gary at unews@ultrastomore information, go to The clinic will begin at approxiry.com. ● www.kawvalleysoccer.com, or mately 3:15 p.m. and last about Tennis league: Registration to register, go to 45 minutes. ● is open for the 2011 http://www.kawvalleysoccer.c RoughRiders baseball tryout: summer/fall World Team Tenom/home.php?layout=1023. ● The Lawrence RoughRiders 13U nis league. Go to Bonnie Henrickson golf tour- baseball team will hold tryouts WTT.com/local leagues and tournaments/rec leagues/join a nament: Kansas women’s bas- Aug. 6 and Aug. 9. All positions ketball coach Bonnie Henrickwide open. For information on league/rec leagues/lawrence tennis association/registration son will host her seventh annu- times and location, please call Jack Tyler at 331-9431. form/submit to register. Regis- al golf tournament on Sept. 17 at the Alvamar Country Club tration deadline is July 29. For

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Softball batting cage available: A 70-foot outdoor batting cage that is set up for softball is available for team use. If interested, please contact Barry Johnson at 218-9155 or email phenixfastpitch@yahoo.com. ●

Lawrence swim team and lessons: Ad Astra Area Aquatics is a competitive year-round swim team that offers practices for ages 6-18 throughout the week. AAAA is always accepting new members. For information, visit adastraareaaquatics.org or call Patrick at 331-6940. ●

Swim academy: Registration is open for the Aquahawk Swim Academy swim-lesson program. The Aquahawk Swim Academy is designed to introduce new and beginner swimmers to the water, teach basic water safety and swimming skills to swim for fun or competitively. Lessons will be offered at Alvamar pool, Monday-Thursday. Please call (913) 575-2978, or visit www.aquahawkswimacademy.com to enroll. ●

LHS fall sports: The deadline for turning in required forms for participation in fall 2011 sports at Lawrence High is 3:30 p.m. Aug. 11 to the LHS athletic office. The first day of fall sports is Aug. 15. Forms may be picked up at Lawrence High or downloaded at www.lhs.usd497.org. ●

Horseshoe league: League night is every Thursday evening at 7 at Broken Arrow. Anyone interested can call Wynne at 843-8450. ●

Free State softball camp : The Free State softball and 5 Tool Softball School will host camp for grades 4-8 on Sundays beginning Aug. 21 at Free State High. Positions camps as well as a pitchercatcher camps are available. For information contact FSHS coach Lee Ice at ice@sunflower.com ●

Volleyball camp for kids: A girls volleyball camp for girls going into fourth and fifth grade will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 1-4 in the Corpus Christi gym. Coaching provided by Craig Friedrichsen and the Lawrence Lightning Bolts club. Cost is $75. To receive a camp form, contact Friedrichsen at 408-6571 or email boltsvbc@yahoo.com. Enrollment limited to 36 campers. ●

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a couple nicks and scratches everywhere,” he added, showing off a nicked-up forearm. “I try to play as hard as I can all the time. I just know I’ve got to work hard for everything I’ve got. Every time I’m out there, I give it my all.” Traylor enters college without the burden of great expectations. He’s Rivals.com’s No. 141-ranked player in the Class of 2011. “I don’t think I have to prove anything to myself,” he said, “but as far as everyone else, I think I do. I think I was ranked pretty low, but it is what it is. I started playing basketball really late (sophomore year of high school) so I probably didn’t give everyone a good chance to look at me. I’ll show ’em what I’ve got this year.” Traylor — he chose KU over Oklahoma State, Indiana and Texas Tech — said the adjustment to college life has been relatively easy. His roommate is former IMG teammate Christian Garrett. “It’s really good. I know

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guard from Wichita North, who recently committed to KU, will play for KC Pump and Run 16-year-olds in the 17and-under Platinum Division. His first game is 6:15 p.m., today. KU target Mitch — Kansas University freshman basket- McGary’s SYF Players team ball power forward Jamari Traylor also is in the tourney. The first game is 5 p.m. today. For tourChristian is a good guy. I don’t nament information and have to worry about anything schedules, go to the website because I know we get along,” tomtietzebasketball.net. ● Traylor said. Europe an option: Marcus “It feels good to actually be here. I wanted to get a good Morris of the Houston Rockhead start on school, to get a ets would consider playing in good feel on how it’ll be in the Europe this season in the event of a long NBA lockout, fall.” He has no complaints, not Morris’ agent, Tony Dutt, tells even about the scorching tem- myfoxhouston.com. “It’s intriguing. If the right peratures in town. “It’s super hot, man,” Tray- offer came along, we would lor said. “I lived in Florida last look at it,” Dutt said. “We both year. I’m kind of used to it agreed I would send a bunch now. I can deal with it. I’m of stuff to teams over there. excited, very thrilled to be We haven’t received anything here. Honestly I can’t wait for that makes sense at this point. There is nothing pending.” the season to start.” Dutt also represents former ● AAU tournament: Tom KU forward Markieff Morris, Tietze’s Kansas City Prep meaning the two could wind Invitational AAU tournament up on the same pro team after will be held today through all. Markieff was a first-round Sunday at Mid America pick of the Phoenix Suns. Sports Complex West, 20200 Johnson Drive in Shawnee. — Assistant sports editor Gary Bedore can be reached at 832-7186. Conner Frankamp, a 6-foot

I don’t think I have to prove anything to myself, but as far as everyone else, I think I do.”

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element unique to KU played a huge role. “Coach (Robert) Wimberly is from here and grew up about five minutes from me,” said Marshall of KU’s safeties coach. “He told me has had his eyes on me for a long time. He’s a great mentor and a friend. We could talk about anything and he knew what I was talking about.” Russell and Marshall become the fourth and fifth players in the Class of 2012 to commit to KU. They join Arkansas athlete Derek Keaton, Blue Valley West offensive lineman Brian B eckmann and Ft. Lauderdale cornerback Daniel Gray. Assuming all five sign with the Jayhawks, the Jayhawks are down to eight scholarships remaining in the Class of 2012. which could jump to nine if the coaches elect to use the scholarship they gained back by the departure of Wichita running back Dreamius Smith, who was ruled ineligible.


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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 hrapplications@ljworld.com. 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

• Know the strengths and weaknesses of the competition across all advertising mediums and position The World Company accordingly. • Understand and work with traffic, production and billing systems and staff to efficiently manage sales processes. • Submit weekly and monthly status reports including pacing/projections and progress summary. Ideal candidates should have at least five years of successful career development in sales, e.g. growth in territory or responsibility; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; a proficiency for understanding and selling all media types; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong selling and organizational skills;strong verbal, mathematical, and analytical skills; a proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software. Candidates must possess a valid state driver’s licenses (or be able to get one). To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR 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. • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. 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 hrapplications@ljworld.com. 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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Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

Call 913-209-4055

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

Stacked Deck

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

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

785-887-6936 http://oakleycreek.com

Child Care Provided

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

Drafting

785-842-2108

AUTOCAD Drafting

Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 hilltop@ku.edu twitter.com/HilltopCDC Serving Lawrence since 1972.

www.customcadshop.com Over 25 years experience Drafting/Cutout/Constr. Commercial Casework. CNC availability 785-766-1280 eves.

Electrical

Harris Auto Repair

Domestics and Imports Brake repair Engine repair AC repair / service Custom exhaust systems Shock & Struts Transmissions Tire sales / repairs

785-838-4488

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Hite Collision Repair

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

K’s Tire

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

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ kstire

Need tires, A/C check or alignment?

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

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

Five yrs. exp. References, Bonded & Insured Res., Com., Moveouts 785-840-5467

Linda’s Cleaning Dependable hard worker w/30 yrs. exp. cleaning homes in Lawrence area. Free Est. Hrly charge. 785-393-2599

Time For Change

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

785-842-8665

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

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

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

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

Employment Services

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

Apply at eapp.adecco.com Or Call (785) 842-1515 BETTER WORK BETTER LIFE lawrencemarketplace.com/ adecco

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261 Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

Custom Decorative Patterns

Carpet Cleaning

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

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

TOKIC CONSTRUCTION

785-842-3311

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

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

Construction Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. www.doctor-clean.com 785-840-4266

Martin Floor Covering

Insurance

Moving-Hauling

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

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

Landscaping

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

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

15yr. locally owned and operated company. Professionally trained staff. We move everything from fossils to office and household goods. Call for a free estimate. 785-749-5073 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/starvingartist

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785-841-9222

Professional Contracting Painting and all aspects of commercial & residential renovation & maintenance. Since 1975 913-963-9633

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

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

Events/ Entertainment Eagles Lodge

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

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

785-842-0094

Heating & Cooling

WorldClassNEK.com

jayhawkguttering.com

Foundation Repair

A. B. Painting & Repair

“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

Furniture

Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

785-843-2174

Garage Doors

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

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

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation www.lawrencemarketplace. com/lml

Fast Quality Service

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas www.ah-air.com

785-594-3357

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

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

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

Insured 20 yrs. experience

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Plumbing, Windows, Doors Wood Rot Repair, & more. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881/913-583-1624

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

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

KW Service 785-691-5949

785-766-2785

inside-out-paint@yahoo.com Free Estimates Fully Insured Lawrencemarketplace.com/ inside-out-paint

www.kbpaintingllc.com Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

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

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

Sewing and Vacuum Center

Every ad you place runs

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

in print and online.

Earthtones Landscape & Lawn, LLC.

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

Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/primecoat

Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846

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

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

Repairs and Services

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Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD 785-842-3030

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

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

Roofing 785-842-7118

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

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FREE ADS for merchandise

under $100

WorldClassNEK.com Travel Services

785-865-0600

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Lawrencemarkeptlace. com/firstclass

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

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 Chris Tree Service 20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659

Fredy’s Tree Service Complete Roofing Services cutdown• trimmed• topped Professional Staff Licensed & Insured. Quality Workmanship 14 yrs experience. http://lawrencemarketplace. 913-441-8641 913-244-7718 com/lawrenceroofing Allcore Roofing & Restoration

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

785-764-2220

“Call for a Free Home Demo” www.MuttsandManners.com

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

WorldClassNEK.com

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

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

Free Quote

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

EVEN VIDEO!

Siding Services

Lawrence First Class Transportation

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

MULTIPLE PHOTOS, MAPS,

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

WorldClassNEK.com

Big/Small Jobs

Dependable Service

Bob’s BERNINA

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Visit us at our New location! • Hair styling /Coloring . • Soft Curl Perms • Nails & Pedicures • Eye Lashes MAGILL PLUMBING 785-856-9020 • Water Line Services 2400 Franklin Rd., Suite E • Septic Tanks / Laterals LawrenceMarketplace. 913-721-3917 Free Estimates com/ruffends Licensed Insured.

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

JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

via 9 community newspaper sites.

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

913-488-7320

Bus. 913-269-0284

ONLINE ADS

785-764-9582

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ROOF REPAIRS

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

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

target NE Kansas

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

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

Recycling Services

Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Shrub Trimming Whatever U Need

No Job Too Big or Small

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

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LAWN & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

Inside - Out Painting Service

Kate, 785-423-4464

15 yrs exp, Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal All jobs considered. 785-312-0813 785-893-1509

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

albeil@aol.com

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

Green Grass Lawn Care

Home Improvements

Al 785-331-6994

785-550-5610

785-843-2244

www.scott-temperature.com www.lawrencemarketplace. com/scotttemperature

785-841-3088

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

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Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Steve’s Place

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

Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est.

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

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

Painting

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

Recycle Your Furniture

We’re There for You! Lawrencemarketplace.com/ksrroofing

Salon & Spa

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

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

Complete Roofing

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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Place your ad

ANY TIME OF DAY OR NIGHT

Roofing

785-749-4391

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

Quality work at a fair price!

http://lawrencemarketplce.com/ lynncommunications

Quality work at a fair price!

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

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

www.foundationrepairks.com

Computer/Internet Computer too slow? Viruses/Malware? Need lessons? Questions? techdavid3@gmail.com or 785-979-0838

www.lawrenceautodiag.com

Flooring Installation

ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com

Weddings • Graduations Fine Art • Family Portraits Event Photography Commercial Photography Capturing Life... One frame at a time 785-542-3000 edmondsphotography.net

Plumbing

Foundation Repair Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

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

(785) 550-1565

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Family Owned & Operated

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

For All Your Battery Needs

Your Local Lawrence Bank

for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com

Oakley Creek Catering

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

All Your Banking Needs

Photography

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

I COME TO YOU!

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

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

800-910-4920 http://lawrencemarketpla ce.com/allcore

Shamrock Tree Service We Specialize in Fine Pruning

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

785-393-2260

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6B T$URSDAY, -U.Y 20, 2011 Apartments Apartments Unfurnished Unfurnished 1BR — 810 E. 14th, in 4-plex, W/D hookups, DW, 1 pet ok. $430/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 1BR units w/CA, W/D, off Street parking. Avail. Aug. central location, near KU. $550 - $575/mo. Some w/ utils. pd. 785-843-5190 1BR. Efficiency duplex includes W/D. Wonderful Away-From-It-All Location! $465/mo. Call 785-841-4201 1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, gas & water paid. $435/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 Studios & 1BRs: 1/2 block to KU. Laundry, off-st. parking, some utils pd. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com 2BR — 946 Indiana, 1 bath, 1st floor, CA, laundry, off street parking. $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

3 GREAT Locations

A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

Village Square Stonecrest Hanover First Month FREE

Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com

• Pet Friendly • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens • Huge private balconies • Swimming pool • W/D or hookups in some • Studios - 1BR - 2BR - 3BR • Close to KU Campus

785-842-3040

village@sunflower.com

1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. Studios, $385, elect. pd. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

* Water & trash paid.

4BR duplex - start at $795 CALL TODAY (Mon. - Fri.)

785-843-1116

1 & 2BRs, $435 - $550/mo. NW location close to shopping & bus route. No pets. Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-865-8699

Move-in Special for 1BRs Only one 2BR Apt. left

VILLA 26 APARTMENTS

Applecroft Apts. 19th & Iowa, Lawrence

1/2 Off August Rent

1 and 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid

785-843-8220

chasecourt@sunflower.com

1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935

HIGHPOINTE APTS

Fall & Deposit Specials!

2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468 www.firstmanagementinc.com

BRAND NEW

One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths

Luxury Apts. For Less HOT Summer Specials

Rent Includes All Utils. Plus Cable, Internet, and Fitness. Garages Available Elevators to all floors Pool

785-842-3280

www.tuckawaymgmt.com

Jacksonville

1 & 2 BRs — Now Leasing Early Move-In & Aug. 2011

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Clubhouse lounge, gym, garages avail., W/D, walk in closets, and 1 pet okay. 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence

Newer 1 & 2 BRs West Side location Starting at $475 (785) 841-4935 www.midwestpm.com

785-856-8900

www.ApartmentsatLawrence.com

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Louisiana Place 1136 Louisiana

Lg. 1 & 2BRs, $465 & $610. 2 blocks north of Kansas Union, off street parking. $300 Deposit

785-841-1155

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. • Train staff on digital tools as needed. • Monitor and ensure the quality and quantity of video content. • Prioritize and arrange online content to boost traffic and audience engagement while monitoring long-term traffic trends.

785.843.4040 Water, Trash, Sewer, & Basic Cable Included. fox_runapartments@ hotmail.com

Parkway Terrace

Apts.

2340 Murphy Drive

1 & 2 BRs Nice kitchens, large bedrooms and closets, convinent to all services.

Red Oak Apts. 2408 Alabama

1 & 2 BRs, water paid, on the bus route $450 - $510/mo. All units - deposits -$300

Call Today 785-841-1155

Check Out

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. 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

2BR, 1 bath, kitchen appls., W/D hookup, 1 car garage, $640/mo. + utils. No pets. Avail. August. 785-312-4620

2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. $650/mo. 785-841-5797

2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry on site, wood floors, off-st. parking, CA. No pets. $500$550, water pd. 785-841-5797 2BR — 719-725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offst. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR avail. now, very nice & quiet, DW, W/D, off st. parking. $585/mo. No pets. 785-423-1565, 785-841-4035

Bob Billings & Crestline

785-842-4200 2 and 3 Bedroom Apts. & townhomes Available August Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

785-841-1155

2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. Close to KU. $595 - $800/mo. Avail. August. Call 785-842-7644

785-749-7744

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Chase Court Apts. 1 & 2 Bedrooms

Campus Location, W/D, Pool, Gym, Small Pet OK 1/2 Off August Rent & Security Deposit Special! 785-843-8220 chasecourt@sunflower.com

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339 www.tuckawaymgmt.com

Call NOW 785-842-1322

Leasing for Summer & Fall

MOVE IN SPECIALS

2 & 3BR units

Income restrictions apply Students welcome AUGUST FREE Sm. Dog Welcome EOH 2 - 3BRs - 951 Arkansas. 2BR — 1313 E. 25th Terrace, 2 bath, DW, W/D, CA, has Studios - 951 Arkansas, all 1 story, DW, W/D hookup. W/D. $695 - $860/mo. No elect., AC, laundry on site, $480/mo. 785-841-5797. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 plenty of parking, built-in pets. www.rentinlawrence.com bed & desk, $395/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 LUXURY LOFTS 2BR - 1600 Kentucky St. Now leasing for FALL 2011 all appls, great location Studios — 1244 Ohio, all New Studio, 1, & 2 BRs $540-$565/mo. 785-766-1677 elect., AC, laundry on site, Under construction www.dutcherproperties.com off street parking, $410/mo. at 901 New Hampshire No pets. 785-841-5797

785-830-8800

www.firstmanagementinc.com

DOWNTOWN LOFT

Country Club Apts.

Nice 2BR, 2 bath with W/D

ONLY $600/mo. (785) 841-4935

www.midwestpm.com

Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $675/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565

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The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a part-time COPY EDITOR with a knack for copy editing in order to facilitate high quality and accurate content within publications created at Sunflower Publishing. Copy editor will: • Edit stories for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar and spelling, organization, readability and style. • Coordinates with editors and designers and offers critiques on copy and design to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality.

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:

• Performs detail-oriented, quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

• Edit stories for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar and spelling, organization, readability and style.

• Interacts professionally with other employees.

• Produce the site’s sports content so that it remains current, accurate and fresh.

• Works effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. • Works independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. Sunflower Publishing is a division of The World Company. Established in 2004 Sunflower Publishing is a leading publisher for city/regional magazines, trade publications and directories. Premier publications include KANSAS! magazine, Lawrence Magazine, Topeka Magazine, Manhattan Magazine Shawnee Magazine, Hutchinson Magazine, Sunflower Living, Douglas County Newcomers Guide and the Lawrence Magazine Restaurant Guide. For more information, visit www.sunflowerpub.com. Ideal candidates should have 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 three years of copy editing within a magazine, journal or newspaper, and proficient with MS Office. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related area preferred or equivalent years of work experience. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

3BR, 2 bath, large pantry, W/D hookup, 2 car garage, quiet NW area. Avail. now. from $950/mo. 785-760-3456

4 BEDROOMS Quality thru-out - like new 2 Locations - One NW & one SW - No pets

785-843-4798

www.lawrencerentals.com

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

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

2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. Some with study. $550 $650/mo. Available Now & August. Call 785-842-7644

2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, W/D hookups, 2 car with opener. Easy access to I-70. Includes paid cable. Pets under 20 lbs. allowed Call 785-842-2575 www.princeton-place.com

PARKWAY 4000

Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

• 2 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722

Studio — 1414 Tennessee, in older house, 2nd floor, AC. $380 per month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all elect, plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $410. water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Duplexes

COPY EDITOR PART-TIME

3-4BR, 2 bath. New carpet, countertops, W/D, on bus route, 2903 University. $900. Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-218-6590

LAUREL GLEN APTS w/electric only, no gas some with W/D included

Call 785-838-9559

2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, newer carpet & paint. NW location. Avail. now. $750/ mo. No pets. 785-865-8699

1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. Available now. Please call for more info 785-423-5828

ASHBURY TOWNHOMES Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 2BR & 3BRs Available

1BR, W/D, $455/mo., water - $15. 2444 Ousdahl. August 1st. No pets. No smoking. 785-423-1565

Saddlebrook

625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage. ———————————————————————————————————— ————-

Overland Pointe

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

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.

• Create and administer pages in Ellington, content management system which may include the posting of video, audio and written content.

• Determine tone and intended audience of story.

• Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers. • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. 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 hrapplications@ljworld.com. Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

2 & 3 BR homes available. $785/mo. & up. Some are in downtown Lawrence. Call Jo at 785-550-7777

Office Space Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

785-841-4785

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free stand- 1+BR cottage in country Retail & ing townhome w/ court- like setting, very quiet, lots yard, cathedral ceilings, & of bookshelves, AC, kitchen Commercial Space skylights, & W/D. only 1 appls., 1 yr. lease. $600/mo. available. Most residents + utils. & 1 month deposit. 1311 Wakarusa - office space available. 200 sq. ft. professionals. Pets okay. No pets. 785-841-3301 - 6,000 sq. ft. For details Water & trash paid. call 785-842-7644 $750/mo. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com

2BR, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 1 car garage. $750 /mo. Refs./security deposit required. Call 785-749-3840

2438 Ridge Court Lawrence, KS

Remodeled 3BR, 1 bath on Sunrise Place corner lot with plenty of shade. On KU bus route. Sunrise Village Midwest Land and Home Apartments & Townhomes Chris Paxton, Agent/ Auctioneer 1-785-979-6758 Available August 1 WWW.KsLandCo.com 2BRs - $200 OFF 3BR - Prairie Park district, high ceilings w/fans, 2 full 4BRs - $400 OFF baths, fenced yard, patio, ½ OFF Deposit double garage. Really nice! Lawrence STOP BY SOON $1,100/mo. 785-841-4201 660 GATEWAY COURT Grand pianos from $3288 3BR ranch home, W. side. (near 6th & Kasold) for your new home! 1.5 bath, 1 car, nice yard. Mid-America Piano all appls. No pets. $850/mo. ASK ABOUT Manhattan 800-950-3774 Avail. now. 785-766-9823 MOVE-IN SPECIALS www.piano4u.com Call 785-841-8400 3BR, $795/mo. 1 bath, CA, www.sunriseapartments.com W/D hookups, 1 car with opener. Security Deposit & Mobile Homes VILLA 26 APTS. Refs. required. 785-749-3840 Fall Leasing for OWNER WILL FINANCE 3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick 2 & 3BR townhomes Ln. CA, W/D hookup, gar- 2BR, 2 bath, FP, wet bar, & Move-in Specials! age. Remodeled. $795/mo. CH/CA. Move In Ready! Lawrence. 816-830-2152 Quiet, great location on KU $400 deposit. 785-842-7644 bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 3BR, 1606 W. 2nd St. near www.villa26lawrence.com I-70 & hospital. 1 Bath, CA, Acreage-Lots kitchen appls., fenced yard, 3BR newer, spacious unit. 2 1 car. NO PETS! Avail. Aug. 20 Acre Ranch Foreclobath, All appls., FP, 2 car. 1. $750/mo. 785-832-9906 sures $875/mo. Avail. Now. NW Near Booming El Paso, area. No pets. 785-766-9823 3BR, 1620 W. 20th Terr. CA, Texas Was $16,900 DW, 1 bath, wood floors, 1 Now $12,900 3BR townhome for $855/mo. car, fenced yard. $850/mo. $0 Down, take over payAvail. Aug. FP, walk in clos- +$425 deposit. 785-842-7644 ments, ets, private patios. 1 pet ok. $99/mo. Beautiful views, 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS) 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 owner financing, bath, garage, fenced yard. FREE map/pictures 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, excellent Avail. Aug. $800/mo. ½ off 800-755-8953 cond. Quiet cul-de-sac near Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 SW Jr. High & K-10 bypass. Lawn care, snow removal 3624 W. 7th St. - 3BR, 2 by HOA. $900/mo. No pets - bath, all kitchen ameni- Farms-Acreage No smoking. 785-250-4556 ties, bsmt., 2 car garage, $1,250/mo. 785-841-8744 Douglas Co. / Lecompton 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW 6 -50 Ac. trees, ponds, hillNicer, Aug 1st, No Pets 3BR, 2 bath, avail. Aug. or top view. With sm. home. $900. 785-423-5828 Sept. Old West Lawrence, Ownerfinance $365-$1,295 645 Ohio St., Lawrence. Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW Victorian w/ wood floors, www.kslandsales.blogspot.com Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets CA, W/D, $1,145/mo. 1/2 off $765/mo. 785.423.5828 August Rent Special. Call Commercial Real 785-749-3981, 785-979-3705 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, SE Estate Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets GPM $800/mo. 785.423.5828 3 & 4 BR Single Family Downtown Lawrence Homes Avail. Now & Aug. 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, Buildings For Sale Lake Pointe Villas garage. 2805 Four Wheel Tired of earning 3-4% on & W. 22nd Court Drive. $795/mo. Available your CDs? Always wanted Some brand new. 2.5 - 4 Aug. 1st. Call 785-766-8888 to own a bldg. on Mass. bath. Close to Clinton St.? Now is your chance. Lake, K-10, & turnpike. Four buildings ranging in Pets ok with pet deposit. size from 2,500 sq. ft. to Development has a pool. 11,570 sq. ft. All are fully www.garberprop.com 3BR, 2.5 bath, unique trileased and will generate 785-841-4785 level floor plan, 2 car gar8-10% annual return on age. 3411 W. 24th St. $999. your investment. Prices 4BR, 2 bath, 1,600 sq.ft., DW, range from $350,000 Avail. now. 785-331-7319 W/D hookup, 2 car. Close $1,400,000. Buy one or all! to Sunflower Elementary. Call Pat at 913-498-8000 $1,100/mo. 785-842-2480 for more information 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, 3 story. 935 Christie Ct, Very nice! Avail. Now. 2½ bath, DW, W/D, CA, garage, deck, patio. $875/mo + deposit. Pets? 785-865-6278

AVAIL. Now & August

3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505

GPM

Now Leasing for August Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $895/mo.

4BR, large split-level avail. near Deerfield School. W/D, 3 bath, new kitchen, 2 car. $1,800/mo. 785-218-0331 4BR, spacious, 3000 sq. ft., well maintained, house. 3 bath, wood floors, FP, 2 car garage. Great family area, near Sunflower/SW Jr. High. $1,800/mo. 785-979-1264 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car, newer. 520 N. Rebecca Lane. I-70 access, Deerfield school. $1,300/mo. 785-423-4228

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Roommates

Sports Reporter will:

• Perform detail-oriented, quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

Houses

Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car gar- Rooms age, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. 4BR farmhouse $975/mo. 1BR w/bath (furn.) in private Antiques Bainbridge Circle 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car home, wireless intenet, cawww.lawrencepm.com ble TV, laundry. $300/mo. Antique Maple rocker. garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. utils. pd. Call 785-424-0767 Great shape. $35. Call: $775 - $875/mo. 785-842-6456 Pets okay Room Available with paid pet deposit $355/mo. Utils paid. Share RUG: 9’ x 14’, all wool, hand kitchen/bath. 785-727-9764 knotted, pastel, Persian www.garberprop.com Oriental Rug. No stains. 785-841-4785 $450. Call 785-783-8313

• Design and maintain digital forms, views, links and other technical aspects to maximize interactivity of the user experience.

• Coordinate with reporters, editors and photographers to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality.

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

2 & 3BR Duplexes Avail. Now 1-2 bath, 1 car, patios, all appls, personal W/D. $650-$850/mo. 785-766-1677 www.dutcherproperties.com

Downtown & Campus

3 Bedroom Apartments 1133 Kentucky St., Lawrence

2BRs & 3BRs — 2624 Ridge Ct., tri-level with washer & dryer. 1 bath, all electric. $650. No pets. 785-841-5797

Great Locations! Great Prices! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

Townhomes

2BR, 2803 Ousdahl, 1 bath, 1st Class, Pet Friendly W/D hookup, microwave, 2BR, 2406 Alabama, 8C. 1.5 Houses & Apts. garage w/opener, $635/mo. baths, kitchen appls. $625/ mo. Avail. August 1st. Call www.vintagemgmt.com Avail. Aug. 1. 816-721-4083 785-842-1069 Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 2BR, vaulted ceiling, loft, Regents Court LUXURY LIVING AT skylight, CA, W/D hookup, 2BR, 1 bath - Secluded, large 19th & Mass AFFORDABLE PRICES off-st. parking. $650/mo. 441 country home, natural gas. Furnished 3 & 4BR Apts Michigan St. 785-691-7400 No smoking. 1 sm. dog ok. RANCH WAY Area Open Houses For August 2011 Avail. Aug. 1. 785-838-9009 2BR, 1 bath, laundry rm., TOWNHOMES W/D included garage. SW Lawrence. on Clinton Pkwy. Ride the Meadowbrook Avail. now. $700/mo. Call 3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 Bus to KU 785-843-5653, 785-979-9372 2BR, 1 bath, $750/mo. Ask about Half Off Deposit 2BR, 2036 Ohio, avail. Aug. our 2-Person Special OPEN 1-4PM Sunday 15th. 1 bath, W/D, DW, CA, 785-842-4455 1319 SUNCHASE DRIVE 1 car. No smoking. No pets. Gage Management Lawrence, KS 66044 $800/mo. Refs./deposit re785-842-7644 See Current Availability, 2BR, 2.5 bath, recently required. Near KU, bus, shop- $78,000 - 2BR, 1 bath, exwww.gagemgmt.com Photos & Floor plans cellent cond. Fenced yard, modeled 2 story w/FP, 1 ping. Call 785-843-7583 on Our Website new CH/CA. 785-845-8999 car, bonus rm. in finished www.meadowbrookapartments.net Awesome bsmt., fenced yard. 3724 Great Alvamar location Westland Place. $850/mo. SUMMER SALE!! 4000 Crossgate Ct. 2BR, 2 Avail. Now. 913-530-8155 or $200 off on 2BRs! bath, lg. double garage, all email acabrera@kc.rr.com $400 off on 4BRs! appls., open floor plan, & Call for lawn care. Avail. Aug. 1. OPEN Sunday 1-3 PM 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st 3BRs avail. Aug. - 1623 & 1621 even more specials . . . $850/mo. Call 785-842-7073 floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No Kentucky. Lg. units, CA, full 785-841-8400 bsmt., W/D, off-st. parking. pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 SUNRISE VILLAGE & PLACE $675/mo. Call 785-843-4587 www.rentinlawrence.com 660 Gateway & 837 Michigan

2BR for Aug. leases. Next to KU, Jayhawk Apts. 1130 W. 11th St. No pets. $575 - 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 $600/mo. Call 785-556-0713 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet 2BR fully furn. condo, 2.5 ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 bath, lg. BR suite, WD, lg. flat screen TV, porch, FP, 3BR — 2325 Yale, 2 story, 2 garage, pet maybe. $1,450. bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, see online ad. 785-843-2055 FP, 2 car garage, no pets. 2BR — in 4-plex, CA. Loca- $800/mo. Call 785-841-5797 tions at: 909 Missouri, 1305 3BR lovely home Great for Kentucky, or 424 WisconFamily. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ sin. $410 - $460/mo. No downtown. $1,350/mo. with pets. Call 785-841-5797 Low utils. Has study, appls. & parking. 785-979-6830 2BR units: $400-$600/mo. Income restrictions. Tenants 3BR, 1½ bath, W/D hookup, to Homeowners Call 785842-5494. Apply at: www. 3332 W. 8th St. $750/mo. & $750 deposit. Sunset Eletenants-to-homeowners.org mentary. Call 785-842-9033 2BR. Sm. duplex has all the right stuff! CA, garage, W/D 3BR, 2 bath 1,100 sq.ft. Near hookup, nice back yard, W. KU. Newly remodeled. All appls. includes DW, microlocation, $545. 785-841-4201 wave, stove, refrig., & new W/D. Avail. Aug. $850/mo. Avalon Apartments 1st mo. free 785-979-2778 901 Avalon 2BR, 900 sq. ft., balcony, 3BR, 2 bath Condo near KU Heat & water paid, Campus. $800/mo. + elecEasy walk to tric. W/D included. Avail. school or downtown, August 1st. 785-550-4544 $630/mo., $300 deposit.

2BR - 426 Minnesota, in 4plex, 2nd floor, 1 pet ok. $430/month. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

785-840-9467

2BR 4-plex, central location, split-level design, great closets, CA, W/D hookups. $575/mo. Call 785-841-4201

2BR — 2412 Alabama in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, washer & dryer. No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797

Ironwood Court Apts. Park West Gardens Apts. Park West Town Homes www.ironwoodmanagement.net

Duplexes

2BR on cul-de-sac, CA, W/D hookup, patio, large yard. $650/mo. 1301A Michigan Way. Call 785-691-7400

Our Luxury 2-3BR Apts. & Town Homes!

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center

Apartments Unfurnished

2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, $730. No pets. 785-841-5797

2BR - 1344 New Jersey, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, 1 pet ok. $510/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

• 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.

Apartments Unfurnished

2BR — 3506 Harvard, in 4plex, bilevel, W/D hookup, DW, $420. 785-841-5797. No pets. www.rentinlawrence.com

Ad Astra Apartments

Cedarwood Apts 2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

Apartments Unfurnished

• Research a variety of sports stories through interviews, observation and other resources. • 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.

3BR -2022 E. 25th TerFinal Sale race, Lawrence, KS 1BR + bath, Share kitchen & 2 Bath, 2 car garage. Start W/D. $300/mo. Utils. & in$950/mo. 785-393-5968 ternet paid. Absolutely NO Extended (heat) for the next week. Books smoking. 785-760-3391 marked $1-19, now $1.00, 3BR, avail. now 2824 Unibooks marked $20-32, versity Dr., Lawrence. 2 now $2.00, all others 80% Bath, all amenities, 1 car. Baldwin City off. Must bring your own $960/mo. 785-550-8599 2BR, 1 bath in triplex, stove, boxes. All shelving and 3-4BR - Newer Crestline du- refrig., W/D hookup, $550/ fixtures must go. plexes. 3 bath, all kitchen mo.+$550 deposit. No pets. appls. W/D, 2 car. No pets. 785-893-4176, 785-594-4131 Vagabond Bookman $1,095-$1,295. 785-979-2923 1113 Massachusetts St. Lawrence, Ks 3BR duplex avail. now. Nice! 4BR, 2 bath, bsmt., garage, 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, 785-393-2665 fenced yard, quiet street. large (unfenced) yard. $650 Avail. now. $1,300/mo. Lawn /mo. Aug. 1st. 785-594-4864 care provided. 785-865-8778 Appliances 4BR, 2 bath townhome with DW & W/D hookup. $825/ mo. + $450 deposit. Avail. Aug. 1st. Call 785-749-6084 4BR, 3 bath, huge, over 2,200 sq.ft. DW, W/D. Avail. Aug. $1,200. Near KU -2508 University Dr. 785-842-8335 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

• Develop weekly story budgets.

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. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Studios - 3 BRs Only $300 Deposit & FREE Rent

W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!

Greenway Apartments

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

www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

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

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Refrigerator

Kenmore side-by-side 26.64 cu ft frost free refrigerator w/ ice maker 3BR nice mobile home, 1 and Kenmore glass top bath, CH/CA, W/D hookup, self-cleaning electric $535/mo. + Refs. & deposit. stove. Almond. Excellent Avail. Aug. 1. 913-845-3273 condition. $600/best offer for both. 785.838.3924

6BR brick ranch on 5 acres. Handicap access, roll-in showers, open plan, huge rms., all elect. geothermal heat pump, walk-out finished bsmt., more. $1,500/ mo. Avail. Sept. 913-351-2504

Oskaloosa Ozawkie

Call 785-842-1524

PARKWAY 6000

Air Conditioners: window units, 25,000 BTUs $300. 12,000 BTUs $200. 785-423-1656

1516 Greenway, Eudora 785-542-2237

Leavenworth

• Interact professionally, cooperatively, collaboratively and creatively with other employees, customers and suppliers. • Communicate with team members regarding stories, photos, graphics and deadlines.

Eudora

Baby & Children's Items Baby Dresser. Baby Dresser with changing table. See other ad for matching crib and mattress - very good condition $75. 989-859-1628 Baby Seat. Graco baby seat - neutral color - good condition. $10. 785-841-9427

Baby Swing. Graco baby 2BR home, 1 bath, refrig., 2 swing with music - neutral car detached, deck. No in- color and good condition. side pets. $550 + deposit. $25. Call 785-841-9427 Oskaloosa. 785-215-2020 Crib with Mattress. Crib (very good condition) with Tonganoxie like new mattress. See other ad for matching dresser with changing taSpacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs ble. $75. 989-859-1628 W/D hookups, Pets OK

GREAT SPECIALS Cedar Hill Apts.

913-417-7200, 785-841-4935

High Chair. Prego High Chair - Blue - like new. $50. Call 785-841-9427

3BR Townhome on quiet cul-de-sac. Has a garage. No pets. $800/month. Call 785-542-3240, 785-865-8951

Stroller with car seat. Prego Stroller with Car seat - blue. $25. Call: 785-841-9427


Bicycles-Mopeds

Music-Stereo

Bicycle: MYX. 225 Giant 24” blue 21 speed bought at Cycle Works cost new $200 will sell for $50. Excellent shape boy’s or girl’s bike. Call 785-865-0191

Piano For Sale: Clean Yamaha Console. Oak Cabinet, fantastic sound, matching bench ($3,888) delivery, warranty, tuning. Call 785 537-3774

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1962 Cushman Eagle scooter. $4,000. Good condition. Call 913-369-2286.

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Golf Bag: Bag boy/cart bag. Revolver plus. New $189, Four Oak pressed back now $25. Call 785-841-2381. captian chairs. Very good condition. $50. Call Grumman Canoe, alumi913-486-7492. num, with trailer, oars, Mattress Sets: Factory re- mast and rudder. $400.00. jects, new in plastic. Save Call 785 842-1036 or cell up to 70%. All sizes. phone 785 979-1941. 785-766-6431 Punching Bag. 80 lb, 42 inch Recliner. Moving sale. hanging Traditional EverLarge leather recliner last Championship Punchgood condition. Dark red ing Bag with gloves, $75, color. $45.00 Call 785-843-8407 785-418-1339 for more info.

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2000 Yamaha Golf Cart. $1,800. Good Condition. Gasoline powered. Call 913-369-286.

Wakarusa Dr

Consign & Design now open, 925 Iowa, Ste. L, furniture, decor, antiques, accents, currently accepting consignments by appointment. 785-856-9595 email Lori@consignLawrence.com.

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Traditional Bedroom Set, 4 poster queen size bed, Full size 9 drawer dresser with mirror, armoire, & 2 night stands. $1,000/best offer. Call: 785-691-9800

Health & Beauty

TV-Video DIRECTV Summer Special! 1Year FREE Showtime! 3 mos FREE HBO|Starz|Cinemax! NFL SUNDAY TICKET Free - Choice Ultimate Premier - Pkgs from $29.99/mo. Call by 7/27! 1-800-906-9771

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Miscellaneous 1/2 Price Moving Sale

515 Canyon Drive Fri., July 29: 2PM-5PM Sat., July 30: 8AM-4PM

Softball Pitching Machine $200, Pool Table $100, 5 HP Pacer Ditch Pump $100, 8 Armoire, Formal Dining HP Outboard Motor $250, Set (seats 8 plus Hutch), Mitre Saw $100, Table Saw Leather Couch & Love$200, 20” Push Mower $25, seat, Coffee/End Tables, Kerosene Heater $40, Pool Table, Whirlpool HE Front loading 6’x6’x16” Walnut Display Duet (gas) + Cabinet $150. Lawrence washer/dryer pedestals, Clothes, Misc 785-594-3092. items. ALL must GO! Per100% Guaranteed Omaha fect time to buy for colstudents. Arrive Steaks - SAVE 64% on the lege Family Value Collection. early for best selection! NOW ONLY $49.99 Plus 3 All large items need to FREE GIFTS & be taken on day of purright-to-the-door delivery chase. in a reusable cooler, ORDER Today. 1-888-543-7297 and mention code 02 45069SKS or Multi-Generation www.OmahaSteaks.com/fvc11

Estate/Yard SALE!

Advertise your product or service nationwide or by region in over 10 million households in North America’s best suburbs! Place your classified ad in over 750 suburban newspapers just like this one. Call Classified Avenue at 888-486-2466 or go to www.classifiedavenue.net MANTIS TILLER. Buy DIRECT from Mantis and we`ll include Border Edger attachment & kickstand! Lightweight, Powerful! Call for a FREE DVD and Information Kit 888-479-2028 PROFLOWERS. Send Flowers for Every Occasion! Anniversary, Birthday, Just Because. Starting at just $19.99. Go to www.proflowers.com/fresh to receive an extra 20% off your order or Call 1-866-684-6172 READERS & MUSIC LOVERS. 100 Greatest Novels (audio books) ONLY $99.00 (plus s h.) Includes MP3 Player & Accessories. BONUS: 50 Classical Music Works & Money Back Guarantee. Call Today! 1-888-799-3451 RED ENVELOPE - Unique & Personalized Gifts for All Your Friends & Family! Starting at $19.95. Visit www.redenvelope.com/Jewel for an extra 20% off or Call 1-888-473-5407

FRI. 7AM-7PM SAT. 8AM-2PM

912 Schwarz Rd (1/2 mile west of 9th/ Iowa) Check it out-Inside Sale! FURNITURE: TV console (modern, very nice), bookcases, twin mattress, IKEA chairs + ottoman, coffee table, TV trays, drawer organizers, file cabinet, shelves, storage bench COLLECTIBLES: antique silver, dishes, glassware, books, jewelry, Swarovski crystals, elephants, plates, Beanie Babies KITCHEN: Oneida silverware, dishes, mugs, glasses, blender, food processor, grill, knives, pans, faucet (in box), IKEA organizers MORE: lamps, mirrors, frames, quilt, sheets, doorknobs, solar prism, toys, backpack, DVDs, CDs, video games, CD/ iPod alarm clock, retro wall phone, adult/kids clothes (A. Eagle, Hollister, Old Navy, Levi’s), winter coats, fans, sprinklers +TONS of Holiday/ Seasonal decor (Christmas in July!) Lots of like NEW, gently used items! *RAIN OR SHINE*

Trampoline. 10 ft Airmaster Trampoline with outside 02 padding. Only used a couSIZZLING SUMMER ple of times. $100 If interested please call MOVING SALE 785-766-0404 One day only

Music-Stereo High-quality Yamaha Pianos!

Console to concert grand we have a piano for you! Mid-America Piano 785-537-3774 piano4u.com Jump start your child’s future! The Piano increases concentration, coordination & is a lifelong gift. www.piano4u.com 800-950-3774

Over 50 pre-owned pianos!

Yamaha, Baldwin, Kimball, Steinway, Wurlitzer, Kawai, and many more! Visit us at piano4u.com 800-950-3774

Friday, July 29 8AM to Noon 2905 Westdale (near West Jr. High) Patio swing (with 2 sets cushions), tables, and bench; framed artwork by KU faculty, electric saw and tools, various sized suitcases, puzzles, toys, games, picture frames, Haviland china, rosenthal wine glasses, Lenox crystal, silver trays and bowls, 8 12” red and blue rimmed china plates Wet-dry vac, almost new de-humidifier, 20 cup coffee pot, pots and pans, large Coleman cooler, walker, contemporary fireplace tool set Canon digital camera and printer, cassette tape player, 19” Sharp color TV Time/Life Books and other books.

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Yard Sale

1109 Somerset Circle July 29-30 Friday: 6PM - 8PM Saturday:7AM - Noon 2 students and 1 family moving, 1 empty-nester downsizing: beds, linens, sofas, iron/glass sofa table, tables, chairs, bikes, ‘93 mazda protege needs work but runs, ‘78 suzuki motorcycle, 3 TVs, black TV cabinet, baby clothes size NB to 18 mos, baby furniture and toys, books, building supplies, tools, light fixtures, washer, camping supplies, games, kitchen appliances, dishes and cookware, office supplies, printer, laptop, old mac computers, white boards, SLR camera, filing cabinets, electric organ, mandolin, and lots more 05

Garage/Moving Sale

1704 Troon Lane (near Wakarusa and Inverness, 1 block south of Brandon Woods) Friday and Saturday 7:30AM-Noon No Early Callers Recliners, rocking chair, love seat, computer desk, bunk bed, pull up bar, Christmas decorations, accent tables, lots of misc. knicknacks, TV’s, video game systems and games, VHS and DVD movies, computer monitors and keyboards, lamps, floor lamps, lamp shades. Many items only $1 each! 09

LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL LION’S PRIDE GARAGE SALE!! 1901 Louisiana Saturday, July 30 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. LHS parent group is raising money for student scholarships. Stop by and shop for bargains. We have a variety of items including: like new Bowflex machine, baseball bats, bicycles, books, clothing, household items, toys, Little Tikes sand and water table, mini pool table, craft supplies, skateboards & skateboard ramps, picture frames, home decor, and much more! Everything must go! Don’t miss out on some incredible bargains!

Garage Sale 4209 W. 26th St.

Saturday: 7AM-11PM Odds and ends. Reproduction armoire, 3 kitchen chairs, drop leaf table, girl’s room decorations, kitchen items, etc. 11

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Wood Creek Community Yard Sale

Thurs., Fri. & Sat. July 28th, 29th & 30th. 8AM to 5PM Everything must go. Couch, loveseat, chair and ottoman set, recliner, full size bed, toddler bed, drop leaf table, foot stool/table combo, coffee table, small dresser, women’s clothes, romance books, jewelry boxes, pictures, bowling balls, vacuum, microwave, small fish tank, chandelier, sheets and blankets, dishes and cookware, pole light, lots and lots of misc. 16

8 am - 12 noon 255 N Michigan Lawrence, KS

The Wood Creek Townhome Association is coordinating a Community Yard Sale. The sale will run from 8am-noon, with over 20 homes participating in this great event. Cinammon rolls, cookies and lemonade will be sold by kids at each entrance, with all proceeds going to benefit the Wood Creek play ground, a play ground for the children of our 100 family community. We hope to raise $5000 for updates to the playground & community, so come on out to support the Lawrence community and shop ‘til you drop! Questions? Email the Wood Creek Association Board at:

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FRI/ SAT GARAGE SALE IN AN ACTUAL GARAGE..EVERYTHING BUT THE GARAGE MUST GO... 2108 NEW HAMPSHIRE!

Queen bed, box, frame, kids yard toys, girls clothes, men’s & women’s clothes, shoes, and accessories vintage/stylish, bikes vintage and newish including western flyer, trek, Bridgestone and an AMAZING “dutchstyle” flying pigeon, a Burly bike running stroller, vintage musical instruments including guitars and amplifiers Fender, Kay, Airline, Harmony, vinyl LPs of all styles, Edison electric gramophone parts and shells, turntables, radios, vintage wire furniture, a very solid wood changing table, vintage 60’s magazines including time, Newsweek, US News and World Report, & Playboy, kids and grownup books, clothes washer, fridge/freezer ideal for your garage or kegerator, bricabrac etc. FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY! 9:00 A.M. EARLY BIRDS DON’T GET THE WORMS 18

HUGE MULTI FAMILY SALE Cleaning out!

103 N. Sharon Drive (Monterey or Folks to Trail) Saturday 7:30AM-Noon. Toro 521 2 stage electric start snowblower; 3 sets of wheels - 20”new; 18” Scion and Nissan Pathfinder used; S-10 hard shell topper; gas powered RC cars; Furniture including antique rocker; patio set & other outdoor furniture; tent; stereos and electronics. Lots of DVDs, computer, Wii games & books. Linens and bedding - some vintage; quilting and needlecraft. Decorator fabric. Low rider bicycle. Misc. car parts. Large duffel bags. Quality women’s & big men’s apparel. Home health aids. Housewares, home decor and baskets.

First Ever Garage Sale

1700 E. 29th St. Lawrence

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8AM - 4PM

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Friday & Saturday 7/29 & 7/30 7AM-6PM Furniture, appliances, kitchenware, antiques, tools, mobility scooter & much, much more.

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Weight Lifting exercise equipment. Doorway chinning bar. HealthEverything must Go master Weights: 15 lbs., 8 lbs., 2.5 lbs, & related Going out of Business Sofas, loveseats, BR sets, equipment. $20 cash. Call 785-843-2957 dinette sets, mattresses.

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Dell Vostro 1000 computer -laptop2008 model. Works fine. $100. Call 785- Mat. Mat for under desk chair- 52” x 45”. Perfect 842-6456 condition. $8.00 Call IBM ThinkCentre Pentium 785-842-6456 4 - 3.0 GHz Proc 2 GB RAM DVD-RW Drive 160 GB Hard Drive Windows XP Key- Sports-Fitness board and Mouse email: Equipment cmptrmchncs@gmail.com

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Mountain Bike: Trek 850 Pianos: (3) Spinet pianos Antelope, white, updates, w/benches $300 - $425. $150. Call 785-691-9800 Price includes tuning & delivery. Call 785-832-9906

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Lawn & Garden: TroyBuilt Junior tiller, metal patio table and chairs, compost tumbler, 2 wrought iron plant stands, wheel barrow, DR Whisper Lite mower with new battery and accessories, leaf blower, Odjob cement mixer, Walk Maker cobblestone mold. Small Appliances: Seal-A-Meal, Regal breadmaker, small Maxim cappuccino machine, cook books. Furniture: glass terrium on metal stand, sofa, china hutch top, metal office desk, computer desk, 2 drawer file cabinet, wooden queen bed frame, gueen headboard, 2 split queen mattresses (they equal queen size), recliner, swivel rocker, TV cabinet old wooden school chair. Tools: Scoll saw, sander, antique sander, frame stock, misc. wood and more. Decent clothing: skirts, blouses, sweaters, jackets, slacks, shoes, boots. Home Decor: framed prints, posters, rugs. Holiday: inflatable pumpkin with lights. Many miscellaneous items. 17

Garage Sale 5233 Carson Pl

(NW of Walmart at 6th and Wakarusa. Take Eisenhower to 5233 Carson Pl.) Friday and Saturday 7AM-2PM ons of Toys!, Board Games, Books, Rocking Horse, Baukogon & Ben 10 Collection, Gaming Systems, Video Games, My Little Pony Collection, Silly Bands, Kids Kitchen, Grocery Cart, Children’s Easel, Dry Erase Table Set, American Girl Items, Sports Memorabilia, Name Brand Kid Clothes (Boy 0-3T, Girls 0-10), Women’s Size 4 pants & shirts, Purses including Coach, Women’s and Girl’s shoes, Lawn Furniture, Oak Entertainment Center, Oak Mirror, Vanity, Aquariums w/accessories, Lamps, High Chair, Bumbo Chair, Kids Leather Chair, Solid Wood End Tables, Computer Desk, Weight Bench, DVDs, Camping Stoves, Microwave, Krupps Coffee Maker, Wagon, CDs, Bedding, 2 Blizzak tires mounted on 1995 Mustang Rims, Coolers, Holiday Items. and much more!

Bonner Springs Garage Sale

909 South Elk Lane Bonner Springs, KS July 28th, 29th, & 30th 8Am-3PM Multi Family Sale everything must go, we have TV’s with stands, microwave, kitchen items, Holiday decorations, lots of clothes in many different sizes, baby swing, highchair, games, toys, furniture, tools, 70 gallon fish tank with stand, Dirt Bike, to many items to list so come on by and see what we have. We will be open on Thursday, July 28th, Friday, July 29th, & Saturday, July 30th from 8am - 3pm

Bonner Springs GARAGE SALE MULTI FAMILY HUGE!

22407 W 52nd St. Woodsonia Sub-Division. Thurs. 7/28: 7:30AM-5PM Fri. 7/29: 8AM-4PM Sat. 7/30: 8AM-1PM Multi Family Garage Sale, Collectables such as Lonaburger, Stampin Up, Tea Pots, Vintage Hats, Furs dishes and more. 2 xtra large wire dog crates. 2 Twin Bed head board & frames, Couch, end tables, lamps, kitchenware and tons of misc items. Everything must go! Beat the heat for some great deals!

Lawrence-Rural Giant Sale

over 10,000 items priced at $1. Knights of Columbus 2206 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS (right off K - 10 Hwy) August 4th - 6th Thurs. & Fri.: 10AM-7PM Sat.: 9AM-5PM Saturday, August 6, most items 50% off! There are over 10,000 items priced at only $1 and Saturday only 50 cents There are baby swings, high chairs, car seats, strollers, firetruck bed, train table, cozy coupe car, basketball goal, picnic table, little tykes table & chairs and loads more!! Lower level of the Knights of Columbus come shop in a clean, organized, air conditioned environment

Basehor Multi-family garage sale

Fri. 29th & Sat. 30th 15523 Hickory Street, Basehor KS. Friday: 8AM-4PM Saturday: 8AM-2PM Girl clothes from new born all the way to size 16, boys clothes, junior girl clothes, women and men clothing. Ashley kitchen table, paid $2000.00 new will sale for $450, comes with six chairs and two leafs and lots of misc stuff.

Edwardsville Huge Garage Sale (In the Air Conditioning) Downsizing Lots to sell! 10620 Shawnee Rd Edwardsville, Ks

Eudora Sale in Air Conditioned Barn at Fall Leaf Farm Fri. & Sat. 7:30-5:30 Early Birds get Free coffee. Junker Joe will even Love this one!

Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt Sedan LS 33+ MPG. Extra clean Stk#C8721 Sale Price $12,998

22652 Alexander Rd.

Old metal signs & tins, fishing creel, early (maybe the first)Sony projector TV, balls, bats & gloves, golf clubs & bags, old books and Hot Rod magazines, stove from ‘54 Airstream, records, bracket lamp w/reflector, farm stuff, 70’s pool table real cool & needs to be recovered, old guitar, Falls city beer tray & others, Fire Chief pedal car w/bell, pop crates. Saturday - Neighbor Joe will add stuff from his barn and Kendall Curiosities will be here too!

Cars-Domestic

Fifth Wheel RV: 2002 Jayco Eagle. Take your home with you - winter or summer. 29.5 feet with 2 Slide outs. $14,000. Will sell as package with 2001 Chevy Silverado 8.1 liter gasoline engine, extended cab, long bed, 4 wheel drive. ($22,000 combined) Many extras, including hitch. Call 785 594-2781 Owner is motivated and summer awaits.

(3 miles N. of Eudora on County Rd. 1, then W. 1/2 mile look for the 2 rock piers on the right or 1-1/2 mile S. of K32 on County Rd. 1, then right 1/2 mile.

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Buick 2008 Enclave CXL AWD, power liftgate, sunroof, navigation, 19” alloy wheels, Bose sound, dvd, On Star, GM certified, first 2yrs maintenance, and much more! Stk# 14586A only $30,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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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

Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 6 available price as low as $15,774.00 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Check us out for your “Daughter’s Wedding” we have beautiful areas Buick 2000 Park Avenue, for an outdoor ceremony gray, 4 door, one owner, and the Barn is ideal for 83,000 miles. Has autothe reception & decorat- matic transmission, power seats, heated front seats, ing is not necessary! & you can program your See ya! garage door opener into the car. Car is in good conCash only please dition, has never been in accident, and has always Tonganoxie been garaged and had regular maintenance. Asking $5,000 cash. 785-843-8967 Garage Sale Daniel & Hebert CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD 21469 207th St. LT Leather heated seats, Tonganoxie ABS, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM cerJuly 29 & 30 tified, XM radio and afFri. & Sat. 7AM - 6PM fordable only $16,995.00 STK#18910 Student Desk & chair, Dale Willey 785-843-5200 small TV cabinet, house www.dalewilleyauto.com décor, pictures, lamps, frames, small stereo, records, books & etc. Cadillac 2007 STS Name brand back to AWD Luxury Pkg, Cadilschool girls clothes size lac Certified, sunroof, 3, 5, 7, lots of cool Teen leather heated memory t-shirts S-L, shoes and seats, alloy wheels, Bose nice adult clothes too. sound, On Star, NavigaCraft supplies, bags. Extion, CD changer, Adaptension ladder, Sears tative cruise AND MORE! ble saw, etc. ONLY $21,930. STK#476201. Chevy 2007 Malibu LS, Dale Willey 785-843-5200 one owner, 4cyl, great www.dalewilleyauto.com gas mileage, great finance terms available, only $11,977. stk#18647A Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Pets English bulldog puppies. 9 Wks old. M & F. AKC reg. Brown, White, & Brindle. Champion pedagree. All shots. $950 each. 785-371-3646 or bgarry@live.com

(Directions 1-3/4 mile north of K32 on Edwardsville Drive, East on Shawnee Rd.)

Jack Russell puppies for sale. Reg. 10wks old. 3 females/2 males. Need good home. $250. 785-393-1606

Friday 7-29 Saturday 7-30 9-6pm.

Kittens: two 14 week old, female kittens. Great personalities, playful. Call after 6:30 PM. 785-5502130

Household items, furniture, microwaves, TVs, wood desks, TV cabinet, antiques, old vaniety, fishing poles, 12 ft. aluminum boat, golf clubs, old bikes, iron wagon wheels, push mowers, garden items, wood burning stove, washer & dryer, clothes, toys

Toy Poodles, Chihuahuas, Malti-Poos. Older puppies reduced. 785-883-4883. www.cuddlesomefarm.com

Too many items to list! Must see!

RV's

Cadillac 2007 STS AWD luxury edition, this is one luxury car that you don’t have to spend a luxurious price on! Stk#131221 only $18,276.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Care-ServicesSupplies Beat the heat & the fleas! Our salon stays cooler! $5 off a groom with this coupon. 785-841-BARK(2275)

Eudora Garage Sale July 29-30 7AM-4PM

Cadillac 2006 STS AWD Luxury pkg, ABS, Sunroof, leather, heated & cooled seats, Navigation, On Star, CD changer, Bose Sound, and more. Only $14,942. STK#126942 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Boats-Water Craft 2168 N. 700 Rd (K-10 to the 1061 Eudora exit, 6 miles S to 700 rd. Family Boat - 19’ Baja, 190 Turn right, & 5th house hp inboard-outboard moon right) tor, 60+ hours. Comes with canapy, tandem trailer, GM CERTIFIED is not like Furniture, medical, & ex- skis, more. Asking $6,400. any other Dealer backed ercise equipment. Shoes, Call 785-259-1507 warranty. Don’t let other DVD’s, VHS, Books, dealers tell you any difAdult’s and Kid’s clothes, ferent. DALE WILLEY AUkitchen, household & TOMOTIVE IS the only hunting items. Trailor dealer in Lawrence that hitches & tools. And GM Certifies their cars. more misc. items. COME SEE THE DIFFERENCE! CALL FOR DEFresh vegetables & TAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN canned items

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Chevy Malibu 2007 LTZ, Fully loaded. Black in color, 3.5L V6, Gorgeous car! Extra clean, $11,999, you have to come see and drive this vehicle. Call Joe McNair to make an appointment. 877-328-8161 Stock # 110676B 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

Chrysler 2006 300C loaded up with all the extra’s sunroof, leather heated memory seats, Boston premium sound, stk#436431 only $17,686.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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


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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

Honda 2010 Civic LX cpe only 7k miles! Why buy new! Stk#18698 only $17,976.00 save thousands! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com One Owner Grand Mercury Marquis. 2000 model with 75,400 miles. White with white vinyl top. 60-40 power seats; Extra chrome package; power locks and side mirrors; keyless entry. V-8 Engine with automatic transmission. Cruise Control. Excellent Heat & A/C. Call 912-745-4541 or cell 316-737-6388.

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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

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

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

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

Ford 1999 Taurus Wagon. 3rd Seat - V6 - A/C - Cruise 106K. $3,250. 785-749-5692.

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Infiniti 2005 G35 Sdn auto,107k, leather, Prem. Pkg, Bose, PW, PL, moon, CD, tint, $13500 785.856.0280 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 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 Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Mazda 2002 Millenia S. Super looking car in white with tan leather heated seats. Moonroof and chrome wheels. NICE car, two owner, NO accidents. Bose audio, dual power seats, and much more. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

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Dear Kentucky: There could be any number of reasons for your husband’s sudden change of heart. Considering his previous issues, he could be bipolar or have some other mental health issue, but

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it would require an evaluation to know. Since Jim is unwilling to see a therapist, try encouraging him to get a physical to rule out a medical problem. You also can contact NAMI (nami.org) at 1-800-950NAMI (1-800-950-6264) for a referral. Then get counseling for yourself. You have some tough choices to make.

“Jean,” informing me that the full name is “not a real name.” I don’t get it. When a coworker asked others to call her “Susan” instead of “Sue,” there was no objection, and everyone respected her preference. But not mine. I’ve tried many polite approaches, but can’t seem to get the point across. When people ask, “Do you mind if I call you Jean?” I smile and reply, “Actually, it’s Jean-Marie.” The usual response is, “That’s OK. I’ll just call you Jean.” Frankly, I find this dismissive and disrespectful, and I am fed up. Do

The news media have a short attention span. Even a story as dramatic and longlasting as the 2010 Gulf oil spill has faded from the scene, giving viewers a sense that things have gone back to normal. They haven’t. And the two-hour documentary “Black Tide: Voices From the Gulf” (8 p.m., Animal Planet) offers ample proof. Don’t go looking for an indictment or a black-and-white case. “Black Tide” offers overlapping and contradictory takes on events. We hear from Gulf oystermen who have not shucked a single shell since the spill and who face the daunting prospect of shutting down a business that has been in the family for 134 years. A spokesman for BP argues that the unprecedented nature of the disaster has been matched by a response every bit as ambitious and oversized. He talks of assembling thousands of boats and tens of thousands of workers and coordinating a worldwide effort to stem the spill, not to mention creating a multibillion-dollar fund to make things right for fishermen and other businesses on the Gulf. But the closer one gets to the details, the more clear it becomes that nobody can write a check big enough to repair the destruction of Louisiana’s coasts and waterways, a source for a third of the nation’s seafood. We also see that as important as Louisiana’s seafood is to its unique culture and to America’s food supply, it is dwarfed by the oil and natural gas industry. As industry spokespeople explain, many of the state’s fishermen also work for the oil industry. Was this a delicate balance, or a case of having it both ways? One fact remains: An oil spill exceeding 200 million gallons has dire consequences and changes every equation. ● Can “Project Runway” (8 p.m., Lifetime) really be in its ninth season? Familiar faces return, including Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Michael Kors and Nina Garcia. But the real stars are the 20 aspiring designers. “Make it work, people.” ● Forest Whitaker narrates “Serving Life” (8 p.m., OWN) a look at Louisiana’s Angola prison, where the average sentence exceeds 90 years. ● “Titans” (9 p.m., CNBC) profiles Milton S. Hershey, whose relentless pursuit of the perfect confection resulted in the massive corporation that bears his name.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Two go home on “So You Think You Can Dance” (7 p.m., Fox). ● A wayward weapon on “Burn Notice” (8 p.m., USA). ● Jenna wants Liz to rebound on “30 Rock” (8:30 p.m., NBC). ● A driving range becomes a crime scene on “The Mentalist” (9 p.m., CBS). ● Jeremy Irons guest-stars on “Law & Order: SVU” (9 p.m., NBC). ● Lauren Holly guest-stars on “Rookie Blue” (9 p.m., ABC). ● Insider trading intrigue on “Suits” (9 p.m., USA). ● The gang alters history, 15 minutes at a time, on “Futurama” (9 p.m., Comedy Central). Cult choice A teen girl (Reese Witherspoon) and her family are terrorized by a jilted and obsessed suitor (Mark Wahlberg) in the 1996 thriller “Fear” (7 p.m., TV Guide), an impressive early outing for two young talents on their way up. The cast also includes William Petersen (“CSI”), Amy Brenneman and Alyssa Milano.

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Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker July 28, 2011

be triggered by nearly anything. Tonight: Take a hard look at your budget. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Your understanding comes out with others in various situations. You could be dragging your heels and causing yourself a problem. Tonight: Be yourself. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★ Stay steady, knowing much will change. You have a unique appeal, but perhaps because you need to give a project some thought, matters are moving at a slow pace. Tonight: Vanish while you can. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Investigate a situation with an eye to success. A partner surprises you by blowing you off or creating uproar where you least expect it. Tonight: With the roaring crowds. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★ Take a stand, though you might feel a bit shaky as a key person seems to nullify his or her support. Be open to feedback. Tonight: A must appearance. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★★ Your ability to thrive and look at the big picture takes you to another dimension or possibility. Share some of your

ACROSS 1 Back muscle, briefly 4 Peter Pan lost his 10 Atlas components 14 Wrath 15 City in central Kansas 16 Man or Ely 17 Thackeray’s “novel without a hero” 19 Eject, as lava 20 Some puzzle clues 21 ___ de plume 22 ___ Maria (coffee jacquelinebigar.com liqueur) 23 Pull down, thoughts and ideas. as a salary Tonight: Let your imagina24 Innovative tion spin out. 28 That girl Sagittarius (Nov. 2229 The first Dec. 21) to hear “Madam, ★★★★★ Deal with a I’m Adam” key associate directly. One30 Less steady on-one talks draw strong of results. Tonight: Chat over 31 Group whales dinner. 32 Napa Valley Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. sight 19) 34 Tears apart 35 It’s the ★★★★ Opportunities theme of come through others, so this puzzle remain open to possibili38 Luster ties. Someone might see 41 Resistance you as a person who is to motion controlling. Tonight: The 42 No. cruncher only answer is "yes." Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 45 They’re in your 18)

★★★★ You pace yourself, wondering just how much you can accomplish. Your ability to move a personal matter forward occurs as someone does the most unexpected. Tonight: Know when you are the cause of your own problem. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ Allow greater creativity to flow. A brainstorming session helps build on a great idea. A partner or associate suddenly becomes more verbal. Tonight: Let your hair down.

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BIRTHDAYS Movie director Andrew V. McLaglen is 91. Actor Darryl Hickman is 80. Ballet dancer-choreographer Jacques d’Amboise is 77. Former Senator and NBA Hall of Famer Bill Bradley is 68. “Garfield” creator Jim Davis is 66. Actress Linda

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Dear D.C.: You are entitled to be called what you prefer, although people tend to shorten everyone’s name unless taught to do otherwise. So be more assertive. The first time you are addressed as “Jean,” reply, “Sorry, but I prefer Jean-Marie.” After that, if someone insists on calling you by a nickname, pretend you do not hear them. It will take time, and you should always be polite and friendly, but don’t give in.

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Thursday, July 28: This year, you'll see a big difference if you relax and just go with the flow. Know that you don't always have to have the answers, nor will you. Expect positive events at work or with a public commitment. You might see a pay raise or promotion. If you are single, you could hook up with a very different person. If you are attached, share more of your public life. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ Keep your head down and do what you must. Right now, handle matters that don't need to be strewn into the limelight. Tonight: Take a muchneeded break. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ You would like to take a stand, but the ramifications could be difficult. Overspending or committing to a purchase or contract could be a long-term problem. Tonight: Speak your mind. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★ Your fiery side emerges when dealing with others. You seem to

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Dear Annie: I am really frustrated and would like some advice. I have a double first name (“Jean-Marie”) with no middle name or initial. It’s a bit unusual, but not terribly so, and it’s easy to pronounce. I always identify myself with my entire name, but for some reason, people insist on shortening it. My full first name is on my nameplate at work, and I use it for all correspondence. Yet many people insist on using only

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Kelsey is 65. Actress Sa ally Struthers is 63. Rock musician Simon Kirke (Bad Company) is 62. Rock musician Steve Morse (Deep Purple) is 57. CBS anchorman Scott Pelley is 54. Actor Michael Hayden is 48. Actress Lori Loughlin

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Dear Annie: I have been married to “Jim” for three years, and we lived together for seven years before that. We had a rocky relationship until we had our daughter, who is now 4. Jim has always been an angry, controlling, emotional person. He managed to get the anger under control for a few years, but now it’s back. He will no longer sleep in the same room that I’m in and told me we have an unhappy marriage and it’s all my fault. Beyond that, he completely ignores me. Tell me, Annie, how did my husband go from being a loving man, telling me I am the best thing that ever happened to him, to hating me? When I asked him what happened, he replied, “Just fix yourself,” and I have no idea what that means. He won’t talk about it. I asked Jim to go for marriage counseling, but the therapist said Jim needs individual help, and he won’t see us as a couple until then. Jim refuses to go. Please help. — Confused in Kentucky

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h is 47. Actress Elizabeth Berkley is 39. Singer Afroman is 37. Rock singer Jacoby Shaddix (Papa Roach) is 35. Country singer Carly Goodwin is 30. Actor Nolan Gerard Funk is 25. Rapper Soulja Boy is 21.

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ING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF EUDORA, KANSAS, INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE “STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES,” EDITION OF 2011, AND REPEALING ORDINANCE 941 OF THE CITY OF EUDORA, KANSAS.

may be deemed expedient.

Millsap & Singer, LLC 11460 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 300 Leawood, KS 66211 (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT U.S. Bank National Association Plaintiff, vs. Kenneth M McGovern, Rebecca F McGovern, Jane Doe, John Doe, and Douglas County Bank, et al., Defendants. Case No. 11CV434 Court No. 4 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SUIT 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 concerned: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Mortgage Foreclosure has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas by U.S. Bank National Association, praying for foreclosure of certain real property legally described as follows:

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for a judgment against defendants and any other in(First published in the Law- terested parties and, unless rence Daily Journal-World otherwise served by perJuly 28, 2011) sonal or mail service of summons, the time in IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF which you have to plead to DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS the Petition for Foreclosure CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas M&I MARSHALL & will expire on September 8, ILSLEY BANK, 2011. If you fail to plead, Plaintiff, judgment and decree will vs. be entered in due course BELLA SERA upon the request of plainCAPITAL, L.L.C., tiff. et. al. Defendants. MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC By: TITLE TO REAL ESTATE Chad R. Doornink, #23536 INVOLVED cdoornink@msfirm.com Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 Case No: 2010-CV-805 lcraft@msfirm.com Division 6 Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 Chapter 60 jhart@msfirm.com Aaron M. Schuckman, NOTICE OF SALE #22251 aschuckman@msfirm.com Under and by virtue of an 11460 Tomahawk Creek Order of Sale issued to me Parkway, Suite 300 by the Clerk of the District Leawood, KS 66211 Court of Douglas County, (913) 339-9132 Kansas, the undersigned (913) 339-9045 (fax) Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas will, on Thursday, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF August 18, 2011, between the hours of 9:00 o’clock MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS a.m. and 5:00 o’clock p.m. ATTORNEYS FOR U.S. BANK (at 10:00 a.m.) on said day NATIONAL ASSOCIATION IS at the Lower Level of the ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A Judicial and Law Enforce- DEBT AND ANY INFORMAment Center of the Douglas TION OBTAINED WILL BE County, Kansas Court- USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. house, 111 East 11th Street, _______ Lawrence, Kansas, offer at public sale and sell to the (First published in the Lawbest bidder for cash in rence Daily Journal-World hand, the following de- July 21, 2011) scribed real estate: Millsap & Singer, LLC Expansion Land as shown 11460 Tomahawk Creek by the plat of survey of Parkway, Suite 300 BELLA SERA AT THE PRE- Leawood, KS 66211 SERVE CONDOMINIUMS, in (913) 339-9132 Book 16, Pages 233-245, in (913) 339-9045 (fax) the office of the Register of Deeds of Douglas County, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Kansas described as fol- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT lows:

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PASSED AND APPROVED SECTION II. TRAFFIC IN- this 25th day of July, 2011, FRACTIONS AND TRAFFIC by the Governing Body of OFFENSES. the City of Eudora, Kansas.

(a) An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of and section of this Ordinance that prescribes or requires the same behavior NOW THEREFORE, BE IT OR- as that prescribed or reDAINED BY THE GOVERNING quired by a statutory proviBODY OF THE CITY OF EU- sion that is classified as a DORA, KANSAS: traffic infraction in K.S.A. 8-2118. SECTION I. INCORPORATING STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDI- (b) All traffic violations NANCE. that are included within this orThere is hereby incorpo- dinance and that are not rated by reference for the ordinance traffic infracpurpose of regulation traf- tions, as defined in subsecfic within the Corporate tion (a) of this section, limits of the City of Eudora, shall be considered traffic Kansas, that certain stand- offenses. ard traffic ordinance known as the “Standard SECTION III. PENALTY FOR Traffic Ordinance for Kan- SCHEDULED FINES. The sas Cities,” edition of 2011, fines for violation of an orprepared and published in dinance traffic infraction or book form by the League of any other traffic offense for Kansas Municipalities, To- which the Municipal Judge peka, Kansas, save and ex- establishes a fine, in a fine cept such articles, sections, schedule, shall not be less parts or portions as are than $10.00 nor more than hereafter omitted, deleted, $500.00, a person tried and modified or changed. A convicted for violation of copy of Standard Traffic an ordinance traffic infracOrdinance No. 981 with all tion or other traffic offense, sections or portions for which a fine has been thereof intended to be established in a schedule of omitted or changed clearly fines, shall pay a fine fixed marked to show any such by the court not to exceed omission or change and to $500.00. which shall be attached a copy of the ordinance, and SECTION IV. REPEAL. Ordifiled with the City Clerk to nance 941 of the City of Eube open to inspection and dora, Kansas, is hereby reavailable to the public at all pealed and no further force reasonable hours. The po- and effect, it being the inlice department, Municipal tent that the provisions of Judge, and all administra- this ordinance be substitive departments of the city tuted in place thereof. charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be SECTION V. This ordinance supplied, at the cost of the shall be in full force and efORDINANCE NO. 981 city, an official copy of fect from and after its (First published in the Lawsuch Standard Traffic Ordi- adoption and publication rence Daily Journal-World AN ORDINANCE REGULAT- nance similarly marked, as as provided by law. July 28, 2011)

LOT 19, IN SOMERSET HEIGHTS NO.3, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. TAX ID NO. U15372N19A

Lot 1, BELLA SERA AT THE PRESERVE, a replat of Parkview 15, a Replat of Lots 1 and 2A, University Corporate and Research Park Subdivision, in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, LESS that portion described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot 1, in BELLA SERA AT THE PRESERVE; thence along the West line of said Lot 1; North 0 degrees 05’57” East (bearing base on said BELLA SERA AT THE PRESERVE) 380.00 feet to the Northwest corner of said Lot 1; thence along the North line of said Lot 1 South 89 degrees 54’03” East, 365.00 feet; thence parallel to the West line of said Lot 1, South 0 degrees 05’57” West, 380.00 feet to a point on the South line of said Lot 1; thence along the South line of said Lot 1; North 89 degrees, 54’03” West, 365.00 feet to the point of beginning, in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas (now referred to as BELLA SERA AT

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THE PRESERVE CONDOMINILOT ONE (1) AND LOT TWO UMS). (2), IN BLOCK SEVENTEEN (17), IN LANE PLACE ADDIand TION TO THE CITY OF LAWCondominium units 103, RENCE, AS SHOWN BY THE 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, RECORDED PLAT THEREOF, 112, 114, 115, 117, 118, 132, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN133, 140, 206, 207, 210, 301, SAS. Tax ID No. U05131A, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, Commonly known as 801 308, 309, 310, 401, 402, 403, Arkansas St, Lawrence, KS (“the Property”) 407, 409, 410, 501, 502, 503, 66044 and 505 as shown by the MS#124290 plat of survey of BELLA SERA AT THE PRESERVE to satisfy the judgment in CONDOMINIUMS, in Book the above entitled case. 16, Pages 233-245, in the of- The sale is to be made fice of the Register of without appraisement and Deeds of Douglas County, subject to the redemption Kansas; together with the period as provided by law, common elements appurte- and further subject to the nant to said apartments as approval of the Court. set forth in the Declaration Douglas County Sheriff of BELLA SERA AT THE PRESERVE CONDOMINIUMS and MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC amendments thereto. By: commonly known as “The Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 Preserve” condominiums to jhart@msfirm.com satisfy the judgment in the Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 lcraft@msfirm.com above entitled case. Chad R. Doornink, #23536 This sale is to be made cdoornink@msfirm.com without appraisement and Aaron M. Schuckman, subject to the redemption #22251 period as provided by law, aschuckman@msfirm.com and further subject to the 11460 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 300 approval of the court. Leawood, KS 66211 Kenneth McGovern (913) 339-9132 Sheriff, Douglas County, (913) 339-9045 (fax) Kansas ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF Prepared by: MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS /s/ Cassandra L. Writz ATTORNEYS FOR Cassandra L. Writz CITIMORTGAGE, INC. IS ATKS Bar No. 23401 TEMPTING TO COLLECT A BRYAN CAVE LLP 1200 Main Street, Suite 3500 DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE Kansas City, Missouri USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 64105-2100 ________ Telephone: (816) 374-3200 Facsimile: (816) (Published in the Lawrence 374-3300 Daily Journal-World July 28, Attorneys for Plaintiff 2011) _______

Attest: /s/ Pam Schmeck, City Clerk Approved: /s/ Scott Hopson, Mayor _______

Lawrence lic Offense Code shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as adopted by Ordinance 982,” with all sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omission or change and to which shall be attached a copy of this Ordinance, and filed with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to public at all reasonable hours.

(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World July 28, 2011) SECTION II. REPEAL. Ordinance 942 of the City of EuORDINANCE NO. 982 dora, Kansas, is hereby repealed and no further force AN ORDINANCE REGULAT- and effect, it being the inING PUBLIC OFFENSES tent that the provisions of WITHIN THE CORPORATE this ordinance be substiLIMITS OF THE CITY OF EU- tuted in place thereof. DORA, KANSAS INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE SECTION III. This Ordinance “UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE shall be in full force and efCODE FOR KANSAS CITIES,” fect from and after its EDITION OF 2011, AND RE- adoption and publication PEALING ORDINANCE 942 OF as provided by law. THE CITY OF EUDORA, KANSAS. PASSED AND APPROVED this 25th day of July, 2011, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT OR- by the Governing Body of DAINED BY THE GOVERNING the City of Eudora, Kansas. BODY OF THE CITY OF EUDORA, KANSAS: Attest: /s/ Pam Schmeck, SECTION I. INCORPORATED City Clerk UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE. Approved: /s/ Scott Hopson, Mayor There is hereby incorpo________ rated by reference for the purpose of regulating pub- (First published in the Lawlic offenses within the rence Daily Journal-World corporate limits of the City July 21, 2011) of Eudora, Kansas, that certain code known as the IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF “Uniform Public Offense DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS code,” Edition of 2011 prepared and published in CITIZENS BANK, N.A., book form By the League of Plaintiff, Kansas Municipalities, Tovs. peka, Kansas, save and exSUNFLOWER MIDWEST, cept such articles, SecL.L.C., and tions, part of portions as SUNFLOWER are hereafter omitted, deDEVELOPMENT, L.L.C., leted, modified or changes. Defendants. A copy of said Uniform Pub-

Lawrence Case No. 2011 CV 109 NOTICE OF SALE TO: THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS AND TO ALL PERSONS WHO ARE OR MAY BE CONCERNED: By virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me out of the District Court in the above-entitled action, I will on the 11th day of August, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., of said day, in the Jury Assembly Room in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, offer at public sale, and sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, the following- described real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: Lot “V” less the West 21 feet thereof and Lot “W” on High Street in the City of Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas. The above-described real estate is taken as the property of the defendants, Sunflower Midwest, L.L.C., and Sunflower Development, L.L.C., and is directed by said writ to be sold, and will be sold without appraisement to satisfy said Order of Sale. Ken McGovern Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas Blake Hudson #08541 HUDSON & MULLIES, L.L.C. P.O. Box 866 Fort Scott, Kansas 66701 (620) 223-2900 (620) 223-2902 - Fax E-mail: blake@hudsonmullies.com Attorneys for Plaintiff _______

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CitiMortgage, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. Thomas R Younger, et al. Defendants. Case No. 11CV32 Court No. 1 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at The Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building of the Douglas County Courthouse, Kansas, on August 11, 2011 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

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