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‘We need signage, but so does the state,’ mayor says By Chad Lawhorn

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GEORGIA CLARK, OF AUBURN, feeds a parking meter Wednesday afternoon along Massachusetts Street.

Day of week, weather factor into tickets 149 — and much higher on Saturdays — 366. And you also might have better odds if you pay attention to the weather. When it’s really hot, or really cold, fewer tickets are handed out, on average. For instance: ! When the temperature hits 100 degrees, the average tickets per day dips to 122. When it’s above 90 degrees, the average is 183. ! When the low temperature is under 10 degrees, the average daily tickets given is 210. The reason for the ticket fluctuations are not that com-

By Shaun Hittle

Like to keep your spare change and roll the dice against the odds of getting a $3 parking ticket in downtown Lawrence? A Journal-World review of daily parking tickets handed out by the city between January and July 25 of this year looked at the best days to make that bet. While the daily average of parking tickets given — excluding holidays and Sundays — is about 275, the number is much lower on Mondays —

plicated, said Teri Pierce, Parking Control Unit manager. The day of week variations are probably based on general traffic, as some days — like Saturdays — see more downtown visitors, said Pierce, whose department is part of the Information Services Division of the Lawrence Police Department. In addition, daily staffing factors — such as vacations and illness — probably play some part. When it comes to the weather factor, it’s based on safety, said Lawrence Police Sgt. Matt Sarna. “We do not want our parking control officers out in

weather, whether hot or cold, that is too extreme for their safety and health,” Sarna said. So far this year, no tickets were given on 12 days because on wintry conditions, he said. The city doesn’t have a rule, Sarna said, but cited instances where roads were impassable, or heat indices hit the 110s. On those days, parking control officers are assigned other duties, he said. For more about the numbers, visit

Lawrence shouldn’t have all the fun when it comes to signs and special sales taxes. Lawrence city commissioners at their Tuesday meeting directed staff members to draft an ordinance that would require all special sales tax districts in Lawrence to post signs notifying shoppers of the higher sales tax rates. But the signs shouldn’t stop there, Lawrence leaders said. “We need signage, but so does the state,” said Mayor Aron Cromwell. “It is unfair to our citizens. That is something we need to put a call out on at the state level.” The state has more than 40 disCITY tricts that charge a special sales tax that is over-and-above the COMMISSION common rate charged in their communities. That has created situations where similar merchants on different sides of the street are charging significantly different sales taxes for the same goods. City commissioners have heard multiple complaints from the public about the special taxes not being transparent enough, but commissioners said they’re not sure Lawrence shoppers understand they’re being hit with special taxes when they shop at many places in Kansas City. “When you look at the list of places that have Please see TAX, page 2A

— Journal-World reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

Lawrence high school freshmen line up for sports By Mark Fagan

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Athletics rosters are expanding with young talent at Free State and Lawrence high schools, now that freshmen are enrolled for the first time as full-fledged high schoolers. As both schools open their athletics seasons this week — the Lions fielded their Fall Sports Jamboree on Wednesday night, while the Firebirds line up this evening — administrators and coaches are counting on additional participation from ninth-graders this season and in the years ahead. “Our goal is to get as many kids involved in co- and extracurriculars as possible,” said Mike Hill, Free State athletic director and baseball coach. “It’s very clear what the academic benefit is for those who par-

when they can walk right out of their last class and go to practice, rather than have to get here from Southwest or South or Central,” Commons said, referring to last year’s freshmen attending junior highs but competing on high school teams. “Convenience is one of those factors, and transportation is another.” Teamwork also is taking shape earlier. “They’re in the hallways and their classes with the same kids they’re competing with,” Hill said. “There’s no Bulldogs vs. Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo Warhawks vs. Mustangs. That’s all out the window now.” ticipate: increased graduation season, a jump attributable in Freshmen either are Firerates, decreased dropout rates part to more freshmen signbirds or Lions. One cross-town and higher grade-point aver- ing up. A year ago, freshmen rivalry is enough. ages.” were both permitted and enSo far, he said, numbers are couraged to compete at the — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached rising. high school level in all sports, at 832-7188. Follow him at Ron Commons, LHS athlet- but simple logistics had gotMarkFaganLJW. ic director, reports the num- ten in the way. ber of girls participating in Not anymore. ! Read about the Lions’ cross country is up from last “It’s a lot more convenient football scrimmage, page 1B.

LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR JACOB CARNAHAN performed double duties during the LHS fall sports jamboree Wednesday. He opened with the Marching Lions band playing saxophone and then joined varsity football team.


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t’s time for the big unveil. On Friday, you’re invited to visit us here at the News Center, where we’ll display photographs in our “Dear Lawrence” project. The photos will be displayed as part of Final Fridays, and will be available for public viewing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The News Center is at 645 N.H. We’re excited to show off the work of our photographers, as well as other professionals and amateurs in our community. These photographers have found old pictures of Lawrence locations and have taken a picture of that same place — present-day — with the old picture in the shot. We’re eager to share what they’ve done. So come downtown and check out the results. We think you’ll agree: They’re awesome.

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DEATHS Michael Curt Georgeson Michael Curt Georgeson, 19, Topeka, passed away at home Tuesday afternoon August 23, 2011 from complications of an illness. Michael was born November 18, 1991 in Topeka. Michael graduated from WashGeorgeson burn Rural High school, May 2010. Michael was very athletic and excelled greatly in sports. He loved fishing, camping, trips to the ocean and spending time with family and friends. Michael loved listening to music and going to concerts. He is treasured and loved by all that know him and will be greatly missed. Please remember Michael in your hearts and prayers. Survivors include his father, Curt Georgeson, Lawrence; mother, Renee May and her husband Bill, Topeka; siblings,

Adam Deutsch, Chelsie James, Jon Georgeson, Regina Georgeson, Joseph Georgeson, Timothy May, Billy Joe May, William May, Brandon May, Kris May; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Greta Georgeson and Frank and Norma Jean Greco. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Rd., Topeka KS 66614; where a rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 3601 SW 17th St., Topeka, KS 66604. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Family would like Mass offerings to be made or contributions may be made to Michael Georgeson Memorial Fund sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to www.

I believe in transparency for the taxpayer, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A but I also believe in not punishing a retailer. We these (special taxes), they are a lot of the same places we’re need to find another losing sales to,” Cromwell way.” said. Among the locations that shoppers will pay a special tax — they vary in their amount but can be up to 2 percent — include: !" In Kansas City, Kan., at numerous locations around the Kansas Speedway and as part of the Village West and Legends developments. ! In Leawood at various locations along Nall Avenue and 119th Street. ! In Lenexa at various locations along Quivira Road. ! In Olathe at various locations along South Renner Road, 119th Street, Blackbob Road, and at locations near the Great Mall of the Great Plains. ! In Overland Park along parts of Metcalf Avenue, West 135th Street, West 95th Street and along Quivira Road near the Oak Park Mall. A change in state law requiring all special taxing districts to post signs alerting shoppers to the higher tax would help level the playing field, Cromwell said. But such a change might be tough to come by. Legislation was introduced last session, said Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, that would have required every retailer, regardless of whether they were in a special taxing district, to post a sign stating their sales tax rate. Holland, who supported the legislation, said the bill had momentum in the Senate but struggled in the House. Rep. Richard Carlson, chairman of the House’s taxation committee, said there was concern that the signs could serve as a punishment for businesses who are doing the state’s work by collecting sales taxes. Carlson said not all businesses who are in a special taxing district support the extra taxes. He said some merchants are renters, who have very little ability to protest the special taxing districts. It is property owners who can request the special taxing districts and also can protest against their creation. “I believe in transparency for the taxpayer, but I also believe in not punishing a re-


Orthopedic surgeon starting his own practice after 32 years By Karrey Britt

Dr. Ken Wertzberger, a Lawrence native, has left OrthoKansas after 32 years to start his own practice in Lawrence and to provide care at Cushing Memorial Hospital in Leavenworth. “It was just time. I’ve always admired people who have changed their careers and I’ve never had the gumption to do that, but I’ve decided to now in the twilight of my career,” he said. At age 63, Wertzberger has started a new corporation called OrthoWertz. He said he hoped to start a Lawrence practice sooner rather than later, so it wouldn’t affect his patients. At OrthoKansas, he saw about 30 patients per day and performed about 400 surgeries a year. He specializes in knee and shoulder problems. Over the years, he has developed close relationships with his many patients. “I don’t like the lurch that

I’ve put some people in because I don’t have an office here in Lawrence and I can’t really see anybody, so that’s kind of cut those Wertzberger ties in a way that I hadn’t anticipated,” he said. “But those can always be started back up.” Wertzberger said he didn’t realize that he would have to get re-certification from the insurance companies with a new business — a process that will take about 120 days. So he can’t accept insurance until then. “I was very surprised how little I know about business side,” he said. “So I’m getting an awakening as far as some of those details.” He hasn’t found a location for his business yet. He plans to start small with just a few employees, including Shane Alford, who has been his

physician’s assistant for two years. In September, he will begin practicing twice a week at Cushing Memorial Hospital. Wertzberger said the hospital has sought his services for about 15 years. He also said that about 10 percent of his OrthoKansas patients were from the Leavenworth area. Wertzberger said his main goal is to scale back on work. “For the first time, I’ve been home for more than one week in 32 years, so it’s kind of been refreshing to kind of start exercising again and revitalize,” he said, adding, “I am not retiring, just downshifting.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at, and follow her at

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— Rep. Richard Carlson, chairman of the House’s taxation committee, who said he doesn’t support the idea of special taxing districts

tailer,” said Carlson, who said he doesn’t support the idea of special taxing districts to begin with. “We need to find another way.” The League of Kansas Municipalities — whose leaders lobby at the Statehouse on behalf of cities — also hasn’t been a supporter of the idea of requiring signs to be posted at special taxing districts. Kimberly Winn, deputy director of the organization, said her group generally believes in letting each city make its own decision about the matter. Wichita is the only city in the state that has adopted an ordinance that requires signs in the special taxing districts. Merchants there must post at least a 24-inch square sign that reads, “This project made possible by Community Improvement District Financing. For more information go to cid.” Lawrence City Commissioner Bob Schumm said he envisions Lawrence sign regulation being more specific. “So what, before you go in the store, you’re going to turn on your computer?” Schumm said of the Wichita sign. Schumm said he wants a sign that specifically says how much higher the sales tax is in the district than compared with the citywide sales tax rate. He also said he would want the districts to post signs that look similar to parking signs so that motorists can be alerted to the sales tax rate before deciding whether to pull into a merchant’s parking lot. “I want the signs to be useful to people before they make a decision to shop there,” Schumm said.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital plans to start a pulmonary practice next year and is recruiting pulmonologists who will serve as intensivists. Intensivists are doctors who provide care for hospitalized people who need critical care or intensive care. Yockey LMH President and CEO Gene Meyer said there is a growing need for expertise in pulmonology, a specialty that deals with diseas-

es of the lungs and bronchial tubes. “We are doing it for better patient care and, quite frankly, to keep more people in Lawrence,” he said. There is just one pulmonologist, Dr. Lida Osbern of Reed Medical Group, in Lawrence. Dr. Charles Yockey is leaving the LMH hospitalist group in January to become a full-time pulmonologist in the practice and to provide intensive care. He already provides that care on a part— Health reporter Karrey Britt can be time basis. LMH is recruiting at least two doctors to reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at, and help him, but they won’t be follow her at available until next August.

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Man accused of inhaling toxic fumes Lawrence police on Monday arrested a 25-year-old Lawrence man, accusing him of inhaling toxic fumes out of a can in a vehicle. Sgt. Matt Sarna, a police spokesman, said officers were called around 4:45 p.m. about a driver who was driving recklessly in the area of the 2400 block of West 25th Street, just west of 25th and Iowa streets. Sarna said an officer found the vehicle in a parking lot and discovered the 25-year-old man inside with cans of toxic chemicals. He was arrested on one count of abusing toxic vapors, according to Douglas County Jail records. The man posted $500 bond Monday evening and was given a summons to appear in Douglas County District Court on Sept. 6, meaning Douglas County prosecutors can wait until later to make a decision about filing formal charges. The Journal-World generally does not identify suspects unless they are formally charged.

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Lawrence Paper Co. buys Lenexa firm A Lawrence-based manufacturer of cardboard boxes has purchased a Lenexa-based competitor in an effort to boost business. Lawrence Paper Co. announced Tuesday that it has reached a deal to buy the Kansas City division of Liberty Carton Co. The deal calls for all of Liberty Carton’s operations to be transferred to Lawrence. “It is a rough market out there, and we have the capacity at our plant to do more business,” said Justin Hill, president of the Lawrence Paper Co. “This will help us put more business through our plant.” Liberty’s Kansas City division had about 15 employees. Hill said the workforce at the Lawrence paper plant will grow as a result of the deal, but he said by how much had not yet been determined. Lawrence Paper Co., which has its offices and production plant at 2801 Lakeview Road, currently employs about 200 people. The deal marks the first acquisition in several years for the company, which has been based in Lawrence since 1882.

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Douglas County commissioners Wednesday authorized County Administrator Craig Weinaug to send an offer to Printing Solutions for a parcel of land in the Franklin Business Park. The offer to the company is one of two potential property acquisitions the county included as part of a plan to build COUNTY a new Public COMMISSION Works facility near Douglas County Jail, 3601 E. 25th St. The original property to be purchased by the county covers approximately 34 acres. The two additional purchase offers would serve to give the future facility more room to expand and grow, though a timeline for the process has not been set. The land addition gives the county control of the Board of Trustees of the covenants, which ultimately will provide the downtown homeless shelter with the ability to relocate. As laid out in the proposed agreement in late July, the county will offer Printing Solutions the 2011 county-appraised price of $250,000 for the property, which includes Hillcrest Wrecker. The other parcel included in the land ac— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be quisition plan was that of the reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter. Taylor Property, also adjacent com/clawhorn_ljw. to the Franklin Business Park.

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Rebels hunt Gadhafi Libyans hunting Moammar Gadhafi offered a $2 million bounty on the fallen dictator’s head and amnesty for anyone who kills or captures him as rebels battled Wednesday to clear the last pockets of resistance from the capital Tripoli. While some die-hard loyalists kept up the fight to defend Gadhafi, his support was crumbling by the hour. His deputy intelligence chief defected, and even his foreign minister said his 42-year rule was over. A defiant Gadhafi vowed from hiding to fight on “until victory or martyrdom,” in an audio message early Wednesday. He may have little choice. Asked by the British broadcaster Channel 4 if a negotiated settlement or safe passage for Gadhafi from Libya was still possible, Foreign Minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi said: “It looks like things have passed this kind of solution.” Rebel leaders were beginning to set up a new government in the capital.

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TED GRINTER, WHO LIVES BETWEEN LAWRENCE AND TONGONOXIE, works on his 27 acres of sunflowers Wednesday. Grinter said some of the sunflowers are up but some were washed away or didn’t come up, so some will be in bloom and others will be up to three weeks late this season.

There were cracks in the Washington Monument and broken capstones at the National Cathedral. In the District of Columbia suburbs, some people stayed in shelters because of structural concerns at their apartment buildings. A day after the East Coast’s strongest earthquake in 67 years, inspectors assessed the damage and found that most problems were minor. But the shaking raised questions about whether this part of the country, with its older architecture and inexperience with seismic activity, is prepared for a truly powerful quake. The 5.8 magnitude quake felt from Georgia north to Canada prompted swift inspections of many structures Wednesday, including bridges and nuclear plants. An accurate damage estimate could take weeks, if not longer. And many people will not be covered by insurance. In a small Virginia city near the epicenter, the entire downtown business district was closed. School was canceled for two weeks to give engineers time to check out cracks in several buildings. At the 555-foot Washington Monument, inspectors found several cracks in the pyramidion — the section at the top of the obelisk where it begins narrowing to a point. The monument was to remain closed indefinitely, and Johnson said the additional cracks mean repairs are likely to take longer.

Fields in staggered bloom after struggling through rain, heat By Shawn Linenberger

TONGANOXIE — Ted Grinter’s sunflower crop had a slight Goldilocks complex this summer — but he hopes his bounty of the state flower now has found that everything is just right. When Grinter and his wife, Kris, planted 27 acres of sunflowers on the family’s southwest Leavenworth County farmland, 3 1/2 inches of rain fell the next day, providing too much rain for the fledgling crop. After his second planting came a dry spell and a streak of triple-digit temperatures. Sunflowers can handle some dry weather, but it wasn’t ideal for normal growth. “Dry seed setting in dry ground, they just did not like that,” Grinter said. He replanted five of the 27 acres a third time and, slowly but surely, the entire crop continues to grow.


Hurricane Irene lashes island chain A large and powerful Hurricane Irene was roaring its way Wednesday across the entire Bahamas archipelago, knocking down trees and tearing up roofs and posing the most severe threat to the smallest and least populated islands, officials said. Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said there have been no major injuries or deaths according to preliminary reports he has been receiving from throughout the widely scattered islands. But he added that they would not know the full extent of damage from the Category 3 storm until it is clear of the country on Friday. Ingraham said the latest storm data seemed to indicate that lightly populated Cat Island, as well as the even smaller Rum Cay, were in particular danger because the storm was expected to pass over the entire length of both islands. Bahamian forecasters said New Providence, the largest and most populated island, would see tropical-storm-force winds starting late Wednesday. 4 | FLORIDA

Space station supply ship crashes A Russian space station supply ship crashed with a thunderous boom into Siberia minutes after launch Wednesday, rattling NASA and others in this new era without any shuttles to bail out the orbiting outpost. The rocket failed barely a month after NASA’s final space shuttle flight. While the International Space Station has more than enough supplies, the accident threatens to delay the launch of the next crew, just one month away. That’s because the upper stage of the unmanned Soyuz rocket that failed is similar to the ones used to launch astronauts to the station. In addition, three of the six space station residents who are due to return to Earth in two weeks might end up staying longer. NASA wants a full staff to keep research going. The astronauts were just beginning to spend more time on scientific experiments, now that the station is complete.

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ROAD TRIP Directions to Grinters’ sunflowers from Lawrence (Roughly 7 miles northeast of Teepee Junction): ! Take U.S. Highway 24-40 toward Tonganoxie. ! Take a left on 243rd Street and then a right on Stillwell Road. ! You also can take a left onto County Road 27/Stillwell Road from U.S. 24-40 if you go past 243rd Street. ! If you reach the unincorporated town of Reno, you’ve gone too far. ! The sunflower field is near the Grinter home at 24154 Stillwell Road. “I’m hoping they’ll turn yellow and at least be pretty to look at,” Grinter said. This year’s crop is near 24154 Stillwell Road, a rural Lawrence address. Jim Grinter, Ted’s father, started planting sunflowers nearly 40 years ago in hopes

of using the sunflower oil for fuel, but there was nowhere in the area in which to process it. Now, the family harvests and sells the seeds and opens the field up to visitors. Jane Blocher, executive director of the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross, said she and fellow northwest Lawrence neighbors take a pilgrimage to the sunflower field each year. “We always look forward to this time of year,” Blocher said. “And it is, I think, the most wonderful photo opportunity in northeast Kansas.” Ted said he’s had inquiries from as far away as Michigan and Texas about visiting the sunflower field. For more information about the sunflower field’s progress, see Kris’ blog, krisgrinter. — Shawn Linenberger, news editor of The Mirror of Tonganoxie, can be reached at 913845-2222.

Recent problems on Sprint network attributed to return of KU students By Andy Hyland

Trish Jess said on Tuesday it was something like a kind of Twilight Zone. While working at the Kansas Union, her Sprint mobile phone was displaying the time one hour behind schedule. She first noticed that last Friday, she said. “At home, it’s correct,” said Jess, who lives west of Monterey Way. It wasn’t just her, either. Student employees at the KU Bookstore were going on break at the wrong times, she said. Other coworkers also complained. Amanda Davis, who lives

near Ninth and New York streets, said that while at home, she experienced the issue, too, and had text messages delayed for hours at a time. At work in Overland Park, everything was normal. On Twitter, several Lawrence residents reported having issues with Sprint phones going back to last week, saying they displayed the wrong times and were delivering text messages hours past the time they were sent. “It delivers them kind of sporadically,” Davis said. “You can tell they’ve been backed up.” Her husband, who works in social media from home, and

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also uses a Sprint phone, had it worse than she did, Davis said. Melinda Tiemeyer, a Sprint spokeswoman, said she couldn’t say for sure why the issues were occurring. “The best guess is that it was related to all of the KU students coming back and starting class,” Tiemeyer said. “We had to reallocate network resources to increase the capacity.” Some phone users reported that the issues seemed to be mostly resolved by Wednesday afternoon. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at LJW_KU.

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A committee working on establishing a health insurance exchange in Kansas decided on Wednesday to continue its efforts even though Gov. Sam Brownback rejected a $31.5 million federal grant to set up the exchange, and many in the Legislature want nothing to do with it. Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger said that under federal health reform, Kansas will have to implement an exchange by 2014. The question is whether Kansas will have one that is developed by the state or the federal government, she “I still think the said. best course of Praeger ar- action is trying to gued that plan- be ready.” ning should continue de- — Kansas Insurance spite BrownCommissioner back’s deciSandy Praeger sion. “I still think the best course of action is trying to be ready,” she said. Kansas had received an “early innovator” grant from the federal government to work on putting in place the exchange, which is designed to help consumers access health insurance, and will be key in providing subsidies for people to buy coverage. Most of the work in developing the health exchange, Praeger said, is overhauling the state’s Medicaid enrollment system. The health insurance exchange is major part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Barack Obama. Praeger, a Republican, had argued that Kansas could use the federal grant to put in place an exchange better suited to Kansas needs. Brownback, also a Republican, signed off on Kansas’ grant application earlier this year, but two weeks ago he announced that he was rejecting the grant, saying there were too many strings attached and there was too much uncertainty about future federal funding. Critics said Brownback bowed to political Please see EXCHANGE, page 4A



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Notable ! After months of unrelieved gloom and discord, Congress and President Barack Obama are starting to make a dent in the federal budget deficit. It’s projected to shrink slightly to $1.28 trillion this year, and bigger savings from this month’s debt ceiling deal are forecast over the next decade. No one’s celebrating. There will be plenty of red ink for years to come. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projected Wednesday that annual budget deficits will be reduced by a total of $3.3 trillion over the next decade, largely because of the deficit reduction package passed by Congress earlier this month.

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Steve Jobs, Apple CEO and creative force, resigns By Jordan Robertson and Rachel Metz Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Steve Jobs, the mind behind the iPhone, iPad and other devices that turned Apple Inc. into one of the world’s most powerful companies, resigned as CEO on Wednesday, saying he can no longer handle the job but will continue to play a leadership role. The move appears to be the result of an unspecified medical condition for which Jobs took a leave from his post in January. Apple’s chief operating officer, Tim Cook, was quickly named CEO of the company Jobs co-founded 35 years ago in his garage. In a letter addressed to Apple’s board and the “Apple community,” Jobs said he “always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” The company said Jobs gave the board his resignation Wednesday and suggested Cook be named the company’s new leader. Apple said Jobs was elected board chairman and Cook is becoming a member of its board. Genentech Inc. Chairman Art Levinson, in a statement issued on behalf of Apple’s

board, said Jobs’ “extraordinary vision and leadership saved Apple and guided it to its position as the world’s most innovative and valuable technology company.” He said that Jobs will continue to provide “his unique insights, creativity and inspiration,” and that the board has “complete confidence” that Cook is the right person to replace him. “Tim’s 13 years of service to Apple have been marked by outstanding performance, and he has demonstrated remarkable talent and sound judgment in everything he does,” Levinson said. Jobs’ health has long been a concern for Apple investors who see him as an industry oracle who seems to know what consumers want long before they do. After his announcement, Apple stock quickly fell 5.4 percent in after-hours trading. Jeff Gamet, managing editor of The Mac Observer online news site focused on Apple, said Jobs’ departure has more sentimental than practical significance. “All Apple really has done is made official what they’ve been doing administratively for a while now, which is Tim runs the show and Steve gets to do his part to make sure the products come out to meet the Apple standard,” he said.

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With the political structure as it is now, I don’t think it’s realistic CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A they’re going to change pressure from those within their minds. I’m very his party who want no part pessimistic.”

of the federal health reform law, which many consider Obama’s signature piece of legislation. In a meeting Wednesday of the health benefit exchange steering committee, Kansas insurers, health care providers and others argued that the committee should continue working on the initiative. Some expressed frustration with Brownback’s actions. Brenda Sharpe, president and chief executive officer of Merriam-based REACH Healthcare Foundation, said Brownback’s refusal of federal funds was disappointing. HEALTH Sharpe rejected the idea that health care foundations may be able to help fund the state’s effort to set up an exchange, saying foundations were stretched thin trying to patch budget shortfalls for safety net clinics and mental health centers. “We are not going to supplant dollars that were accepted and then rejected,” she said. Sheldon Weisgrau, director of the Health Reform Resource Project, said while the federal reform law comes under constant attack, many forget why it was approved. “We have serious problems in our health system,” he said. He said critics of the bill seldom come up with a viable alternative. In Kansas, more than 300,000 people are uninsured. More than 500,000 Kansans are expected to ben-

— Former Kansas Attorney General Robert Stephan efit from health insurance exchange to purchase coverage, and nearly half of those will receive premium subsidies, officials said. Several other committee members said that although it was important to push on with planning for the exchange, they didn’t expect

Brownback or the Republican-dominated Legislature to budge on the issue. “With the political structure as it is now, I don’t think it’s realistic they’re going to change their minds,” said Robert Stephan, who is a Republican and former Kansas attorney general. “I’m very pessimistic.” Stephan said when he heard of Brownback’s rejection of the grant, “My first reaction was to hell with it, but I don’t cuss.” Praeger is scheduled to appear before legislative committees in September and October to brief legislators on the status of health care reform. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-354-4222.

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Attempted copper theft causes church to lose air conditioning By George Diepenbrock

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An attempted copper theft damaged an air-conditioning unit at First Presbyterian Church of Lawrence and left the church and preschool Asked on Massachusetts Street without cool air for most of Wednesday as the area was under a heat advisory. “We’ve got fans running all over the building. As long as the air is moving it’s not very bad,” associate pastor Mary Newberg Gale said at 10:45 a.m. “This afternoon’s going to be a different story.” She said staff members and teachers gave parents a choice Wednesday morning to pick their children up early from the preschool that ends normally at 11:30 a.m. Bruce Boyer, at the church, 2415 Clinton self-employed, Lawrence “AT&T and probably a B. Kind of limited access in areas around Lake of the Ozarks, where we spend a lot of time. Real good around here.”

Parkway. Only church staff members and possibly some teachers were scheduled to be in the building in the afternoon. The church made a report with Lawrence police Tuesday evening after discovering $1,500 in damage. Staff members noticed Tuesday afternoon how hot the building was getting. Newberg Gale said church leaders believe someone broke into an outside area either Sunday night or Monday morning where the chillers are kept and tried to steal copper piping. But church members believe when the apparent thief cut through two 3-inch pressurized pipes, Freon began leaking, and the suspect ran away. The system was large enough to keep working un-

til it ran out of coolant some time Tuesday, Newberg Gale said. A church staff member at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday said half of the system had been repaired, meaning preschool today would continue as normal. A crew would then continue trying to make repairs to the rest of the system this afternoon, she said. “It’s frustrating that we are dealing with this, and it’s also frustrating that someone thought this was what they needed to do,” Newberg Gale said Wednesday morning. “It’s sad that they felt this was their only option and that this was an option.”

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After reading about the Washington, D.C., earthquake, I am wondering about the risk in Lawrence. Are we on a fault? I found a FEMA report from 2000 that suggests we are at low risk, but so was D.C.


Earthquakes are rare in Kansas, but not impossible, and quakes in neighboring states have been felt throughout Kansas in the past. All have been minor. The Humboldt Fault Zone runs north-south through the state near Manhattan. Don Steeples, professor of geology at Kansas University, said that this fault may be capable of producing a quake of magnitude-6, which could cause minor property damage but would be un-

likely to majorly affect northeast Kansas residents. “An earthquake of that size could happen in this area any old day,” he said Wednesday, of Tuesday’s East Coast quake. According to the U.S. Geological Service’s website, the earthquake risk for the state of Kansas is even lower than that of the Washington, D.C., area. The quake felt there on Tuesday was a magnitude-5.8, according to the USGS. Steeples said that the largest he’s recorded in the Humboldt Fault Zone was an almostnegligible magnitude-2.7.

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Coroner leaving Shawnee County office but still serving Douglas County

By George Diepenbrock

Coroner Dr. Erik Mitchell said Douglas County should not notice a change in service from his office even though he resigned Wednesday morning as Shawnee County’s coroner, effective at the end of the year. After failing to reach an agreement with Shawnee Samantha Reid, County commissioners about student, funding his office in the Chicago, Ill. 2012 budget, Mitchell said “I have AT&T. I’d give them he would begin moving his a B because sometimes you Frontier Forensics P.A. praccan’t find signal anywhere tice from Topeka to an office and the Internet can be really he has in Kansas City, Kan. slow, but most of the time So autopsies from Douglas it works fine and the phone County will be conducted itself doesn’t seem to have there instead of in Topeka. any issues.” Mitchell has served as Douglas County’s coroner

since the mid-1990s and is a part-owner of Frontier Forensics in Topeka. His office also operates coroner services for Lyon, Chase, Allen, Neosho, Wilson and Woodson counties and provides deputy coroner services in several others, including Osage, Franklin and Jefferson counties. Dr. Donald Pojman, also a part-owner of Frontier Forensics, and Dr. Altaf Hossain are physicians in Mitchell’s office and serve as deputy Douglas County coroners. Mitchell did confirm he told Shawnee County commissioners Wednesday morning that he had been offered a position in New York and intended to accept it. Wednesday afternoon he said he was “certainly going to look at” taking the position.

BRIEFLY Attorneys question competence in trial

Brie Stewart, student, Florida “I have Verizon. I’d say a B because a lot of their phones now, you don’t even have an option — you have to have the data plan. So if you can’t afford that, you’re pretty much screwed.”

Charlie Huggard-Lee, software engineer, Lawrence “AT&T and probably a B because sometimes it’s great, other times it’s just terrible. Also when I travel it’s kind of spotty.”


Attorneys for both sides are asking a federal judge to declare Guy Neighbors, an owner of the former Yellow House Store in Lawrence, mentally competent to stand trial in the three cases he faces. According to a joint motion filed by the prosecution and defense, the request comes after a second psychiatrist, Dr. John H. Wisner at Kansas University Hospital, evaluated Neighbors and “took exception” to findings by Dr. Robert Lucking, a psychiatrist at the Bureau of Prisons Federal Medical Center in Butner, N.C., that Neighbors was not competent to stand trial. Wisner found that Neighbors does not suffer from a mental disease or defect which affects or diminishes his ability to understand charges against him or to assist in his own defense. Neighbors, 53, earlier this year won an appeal over a similar issue when a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals panel sent his case back to U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia’s court and ruled Murguia needed to hold a formal hearing supported by U.S. Supreme Court precedent to be able to give an order to involuntarily medicate Neighbors. In the main case against Neighbors, federal prosecutors accuse him of selling stolen goods, mostly on eBay, from the former secondhand store, 1904 Mass. His wife, Carrie

Neighbors, 50, in January was sentenced to serve eight years in prison after a jury in 2010 convicted her in the case. She is appealing that verdict. Attorneys now are asking Murguia on Monday to instead schedule a trial for Guy Neighbors in the case.

Man accused of stalking KU student A Kansas University Public Safety officer arrested a 25-year-old Lawrence man Wednesday accused of stalking a 19-year-old female KU student, Capt. Schuyler Bailey said. Bailey said the alleged stalking had been ongoing since July, and it involved sending email messages and other forms of contact. The suspect had been warned to stop, but he was arrested after the woman reported the stalking continued. Bailey said the two had no past relationship. According to Douglas County Jail records, the man was arrested about 11:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Anna Drive, which is in the Stouffer Place apartment complex on campus. Bailey said both the suspect and alleged victim are KU students. The man was still in jail held on the stalking charge Wednesday as Douglas County prosecutors said they likely would file formal charges today. The Journal-World generally does not identify suspects unless they are formally charged.


LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • Lawrence police arrested a 31-year-old Lawrence man Wednesday afternoon after he threatened his property owners with a pipe. According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Trent McKinley, police were notified of the incident shortly before 4 p.m. The man had was engaged in a dispute over his rental property at Midwest Property Management in the 1200 block of Iowa Street. McKinley said the man had brought a pipe and was swinging it at people in a threatening way and behaving in a generally inappropriate manner. The suspect had left by the time employees called the police, but officers were able to catch up with the suspect at his

residence in the 3000 block of University Drive. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Douglas County Jail on charges of aggravated assault. No one was injured and no property damage was reported as a result of the incident. • A 27-year-old Lawrence man reported to police Wednesday morning that someone had stolen his $1,000 HP laptop computer between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. from the 2200 block of Iowa Street. • A 27-year-old rural Baldwin City man reported to the Douglas County Sheriff’s office Tuesday that someone had burglarized his residence in the 900 section of North 640 Road between Aug. 9 and Tuesday. In the burglary a safe with $5,000

cash inside was taken along with a jar with $200 in coins, a .22 revolver and a passport.

HOSPITAL BIRTHS Nick and Louise Krug, Lawrence, a girl, Wednesday.


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“Frontier Forensics will continue to be able to serve the counties who want Frontier Forensics,” Mitchell said, “just as always.” Douglas County Administrator Craig Weinaug said someone at Mitchell’s office said it would begin serving the county out of Kansas City, Kan., and would not charge extra travel costs. “It shouldn’t have any impact on us at all,” Weinaug said. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at

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overhaul may push benefits shift By Tom Murphy Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly one of every 10 midsized or big employers expects to stop offering health coverage to workers after insurance exchanges begin operating in 2014 as part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, according to a survey by a major benefits consultant. Towers Watson also found in its July survey that another one in five companies are unsure about what they will do after 2014. Another big benefits consultant, Mercer, found in a June survey of large and smaller employers that 8 percent are either “likely” or “very likely” to end health benefits after the exchanges start. The surveys, which involved more than 1,200 companies, suggest that some businesses feel they will be better off dropping health insurance coverage once the exchanges start, even though they could face fines and tax headaches. The percentage of companies that are already saying they expect to do this surprised some experts, and if they follow through, it could start a trend that chips away at employer-sponsored health coverage, a long-standing pillar of the nation’s health system. “If one employer does it, others likely will follow,” said Paul Fronstin of the Employee Benefit Research Institute. “You would see this playing out over the course of years, not months.” A large majority of employers in both studies said they expect to continue offering benefits after these exchanges start. But former insurance executive Bob Laszewski said he was surprised that as many as 8 or 9 percent of companies already expect to drop coverage a couple of years before the exchanges start. Such a move could lead to more taxes for both companies and employees, since health benefits currently are not taxed, and companies could be fined for dropping coverage. It also would give their employees a steep compensation cut if they don’t receive a pay raise, too. “Dropping coverage is going to be very difficult for these (companies) to do,” said Laszewski, a consultant. Towers Watson’s Randall Abbott said the survey results should be seen as a snapshot of how companies are thinking now, not as a final decision, because there still are many unresolved variables. Companies may change their thinking once they learn more about how the exchanges will work or whether employees will accept them. The health care overhaul also faces court challenges, and President Obama is up for re-election next year, two more variables that could shape what happens in 2014 and afterward. The Obama administration took issue with the Towers Watson survey, pointing out that studies by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office and nonprofits like Urban Institute reached different conclusions. An Urban Institute study projected that the overhaul will have little effect on employer-sponsored insurance. When lawmakers debated the legislation, the CBO projected it would only have minimal impact on employer plans. About 3 million fewer people would be covered through work, but they’d be able to get insurance elsewhere. Health and Human Services spokesman Richard Sorian said the administration expects to see a rise in employer-sponsored health insurance, not a decline. “History has shown that reform motivates more businesses to offer insurance,” said Sorian. “Health reform in Massachusetts uses a similar structure, and the number of people with employersponsored insurance in Massachusetts has increased.”




With CIA help, NYPD moves covertly in Muslim areas By Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo Associated Press

NEW YORK — Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the New York Police Department has become one of the nation’s most aggressive domestic intelligence agencies, targeting ethnic communities in ways that would run afoul of civil liberties rules if practiced by the federal government, an Associated Press investigation has found. The operations have benefited from unprecedented help from the CIA, a partnership that has blurred the line between foreign and domestic spying. The department has dispatched undercover officers, known as “rakers,” into minority neighborhoods as part of a human mapping program, according to officials directly involved in the program. They’ve monitored daily life in bookstores, bars, cafes and nightclubs. Police have also used informants,

known as “mosque crawlers,” to monitor sermons, even when there’s no evidence of wrongdoing. Neither the city council, which finances the department, nor the federal government, which has given NYPD more than $1.6 billion since 9/11, is told exactly what’s going on. Many of these operations were built with help from the CIA, which is prohibited from spying on Americans but was instrumental in transforming the NYPD’s intelligence unit. A veteran CIA officer, while still on the agency’s payroll, was the architect of the NYPD’s intelligence programs. The CIA trained a police detective at the Farm, the agency’s spy school in Virginia, then returned him to New York, where he put his new espionage skills to work inside the United States. And just last month, the CIA sent a senior officer to work as a clandestine operative inside police headquarters. The NYPD denied that it

trolls ethnic neighborhoods and said it only follows leads. Police operations have disrupted terrorist plots and put several would-be killers in prison. “The New York Police Department is doing everything it can to make sure there’s not another 9/11 here and that more innocent New Yorkers are not killed by terrorists,” NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. “And we have nothing to apologize for in that regard.” AP’s investigation is based on documents and interviews with more than 40 current and former New York Police Department and federal officials. Many were directly involved in planning and carrying out these secret operations for the department. Though most said the tactics were appropriate and made the city safer, many insisted on anonymity, because they were not authorized to speak with reporters about security matters. In response to the story, the Council on American-

Islamic Relations, a leading Muslim civil rights organization, called on the Justice Department to investigate. The Justice Department said Wednesday night it would review the request. “This is potentially illegal what they’re doing,” said Gadeir Abbas, a staff attorney with the organization. After the terrorist attacks, New York hired retired CIA official David Cohen to transform its intelligence division. Among Cohen’s earliest moves at the NYPD was asking for help from his old CIA colleagues. He needed someone who had access to the latest intelligence so the NYPD wouldn’t have to rely on the FBI to dole out information. CIA Director George Tenet dispatched Larry Sanchez, a respected CIA veteran, to New York while Sanchez was still on the CIA payroll, three former intelligence officials said. Sanchez directed and mentored officers, schooling them in the art of gathering information, officials said.


There had never been an arrangement like it, and some senior CIA officials soon began questioning whether Tenet was allowing Sanchez to operate on both sides of the wall that’s supposed to keep the CIA out of the domestic intelligence business. “It should not be a surprise to anyone that, after 9/11, the Central Intelligence Agency stepped up its cooperation with law enforcement on counterterrorism issues or that some of that increased cooperation was in New York, the site of ground zero,” CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood said. Cohen also persuaded a federal judge to loosen rules and allow police to open investigations before there’s any indication a crime has been committed. With that newfound authority, Cohen created a secret squad that would soon infiltrate Muslim neighborhoods, according to several current and former officials directly involved in the program.


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Slow to realize Why has the obvious notion that Regents, lawmakers should be better acquainted not been heeded until now?


recent Journal-World report of actions and activities at last week’s Kansas Board of Regents meeting told of the suggestion by several Regents that it would be wise for board members to become better acquainted with state legislators and the governor. Why has it taken so long for common sense to be considered at a Regents meeting? Year after year, there are complaints state lawmakers do not understand or appreciate the fiscal needs of higher education. The governor is criticized for not being in tune with the needs at the various Regents schools. Do the Regents realize the importance of doing a better job of telling their story, and of developing friendship and respect among the Legislature? Strong support for higher education will help the economic development of the state which, in turn, is likely to bring about better results in the funding exercise. Regent Tim Emert of Independence, a former legislator who served as Senate majority leader, said making contacts with those who control the purse strings and those who help form public opinion is paramount in advancing higher education initiatives in Kansas. Kenny Wilk of Lansing, a newly appointed Regent and a former state legislator, said Regents should make sure they establish relationships with the new crop of legislators, who in several years will be holding leadership positions. Gov. Sam Brownback also stressed the importance of Regents doing a better job of telling the story of the fiscal needs of higher education. He said the best way to get on the good side of lawmakers, as well as the governor, is to set measurable targets for the universities that will produce results. Otherwise, Brownback said, the only message that is heard is: “We want more money.” Those appointed to the Board of Regents are expected to be knowledgeable and “street smart.” Why haven’t they had the smarts to realize the importance of developing closer, more respectful and more understanding relationships with lawmakers? Former lawmakers have served as Regents in past years, but apparently it wasn’t until Kenny Wilk joined the board, and last week was his first meeting, that his common-sense message got the attention of his fellow Regents. Wilk’s presence on the board is sure to make it a far more effective body in telling the story and needs of higher education. He also is sure to make it clear to senior university leaders as to what will be expected from them.

Moving forward after an ouster As Libyan rebels seize Tripoli, it’s a ripe moment to reconsider the mythology of the Arab Spring. The Libyan rebels, like those in Tunisia and Egypt, have shown that the rule of Mideast despots will no longer go uncontested. But this cri de coeur by discontented youth doesn’t guarantee that new democracies will emerge. The springtime burst of optimism after the fall of autocrats in Cairo and Tunis was followed by a bloody summer in Libya and Syria. Despite the contagious explosion of popular frustration that swept most Arab nations, their prospects for positive change in the short term are slim. For most, full blown democracy will take years, or decades, to achieve. Judging from developments in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, and Libya, most Arab revolts share one thing in common. Those Arabs with the most open-minded, tolerant vision of change are having difficulty forming cohesive political movements. Islamists and remnants of the old guard seem better able to organize and have greater financial resources. Libya — a country with almost no functioning institutions after 42 years of Moammar Gadhafi’s bizarre rule — will have a hard time bucking that trend. At this point, we know very little about who will wind up governing Libya. The Benghazibased opposition leadership known as the National Transitional Council has been recog-

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The challenge is mind-boggling. The NTC must rebuild the Libyan state from the bottom. NATO countries, in particular Britain and France, stand ready to help. But they, and the United States, have to be wary of undercutting the new government’s legitimacy.”

nized by the United States and many other governments as Libya’s ruling body; it is composed of exiled technocrats and former Gadhafi officials. But rebels from other areas of Libya are wary of the NTC, and there are sharp divisions within it. It will have to add representatives from different regions and multiple tribes if it wants to unite the country behind it. It must also figure out how to incorporate former Gadhafi loyalists into the new system, lest they turn into armed insurgents, as happened with former Saddam loyalists in Iraq.

The challenge is mind-boggling. The NTC must rebuild the Libyan state from the bottom. NATO countries, in particular Britain and France, stand ready to help. But they, and the United States, have to be wary of undercutting the new government’s legitimacy. Already, NATO’s military support for the rebels — so crucial to their victory — has caused Arab Islamists to label them as puppets. This raises another crucial unknown: what role Islamists will play in Libya’s fate. Some years ago, Gadhafi crushed Libyan jihadists from the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, who had been affiliated with al-Qaeda. But last year, as part of a government rehabilitation program, he released many of these fighters, who have taken an active role in the rebellion. One Islamist rebel leader is blamed for the recent assassination of Abdel-Fatah Younis, the former rebel military commander. If a new Libyan government alienates tribes or regional factions, Islamists will profit from their anger. On the plus side, Libya has huge oil resources and a small population, so even a weak or ineffectual government may be able to buy off the discontented. Or it may not. In Tunisia and Egypt, Libya’s two neighbors, governments don’t have such oil resources. Hit by a postrevolution collapse of tourism and trade, they suffer from high unemployment. The Arab Spring generated huge hopes among youth that their

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lives would get better. These hopes are, as yet, unmet. If Libya’s economy rebounds, one million Egyptians and 400,000 Tunisians who worked in Libya before its revolution may regain their jobs. That would help tamp down economic frustrations, but not enough to appease rising expectations. Islamic political parties, with their many social-service programs, stand ready to capitalize on this discontent, even as a multitude of liberal parties in Tunis and Cairo fail to gain traction. The youthful Facebook organizers who proved so adept at rallying crowds to oppose their rulers have yet to figure out how to rally voters to their views. In Syria, too, the brave rebels confronting the regime’s bullets have no broad organization. Many are secular, but Syrian President Bashar al-Assad long ago squashed all secular opposition groups and their leaders. This guarantees that the strongest organized opposition on the ground will originate in the mosque. The victory of the Libyan opposition may reinvigorate the morale of many Arab rebels (although it’s likely to persuade Syria’s Assad to crack down even harder). Yet this victory shouldn’t delude us. We must recognize that those who struggle for Arab democracy will face a chilly fall and winter before they reach spring.



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Yes, Virginia, there really is a surplus! While the federal government continues to drown in a sea of debt, several states are reporting surpluses, thanks to policies Washington would do well to emulate. Nowhere has the economic turnaround been more immediate than in Virginia. When Governor Bob McDonnell took office in January 2010, he was faced with a $2.2 billion shortfall bequeathed to him by outgoing Democratic governor (and now Senate candidate) Tim Kaine. In less than two years, McDonnell has delivered two budget surpluses without raising taxes or causing harm to the “most vulnerable.” Instead, he has judiciously cut spending. Last week, the governor’s office announced a surplus of $544.8 million. That is $234.1 million more than McDonnell told the legislature on June 30 he has saved state taxpayers. Call it compound savings. According to the Pollina Corporate Real Estate Study: “Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States for 2011,” “Virginia is the unquestionable brightest star on the American flag when it comes to pro-business. ... Virginia is truly in a class by itself.” Nine other states made Pollina’s list. Republican governors lead eight of them. Anyone else see a pattern? Compared to the federal eco-

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nomic picture, Virginia’s statistics are astounding: In less than two years, McDonnell’s administration reports that it has added 48,200 net new jobs. As recently as 2009, Virginia ranked 35th nationally in jobs created. Significantly, “only 8 percent of net new jobs are government positions.” Virginia’s “6.0 percent unemployment rate is tied for eighth lowest in the nation,” though the Washington Times reports, “the state will likely have to borrow an additional $251 million ... to pay back the federal government for loans to its unemployment insurance trust fund.” The loans were necessary because of the economic recession and the aftermath of the Kaine administration, which ran out of money in 2009 and had to visit the federal trough. Last month, CNBC named Virginia the “Best State for Business.” In May, a Washington Post poll found that while only 31 percent of Virginians believe the

country is on the right track, 52 percent think their state is headed in the right direction. The Pollina study, according to the McDonnell administration, is “the gold standard for evaluating and ranking states based on 32 factors controlled by state government, including taxes, human resources, education, right-towork legislation” (this one is key because it reduces union power to strangle businesses with evergrowing demands for benefits), “energy costs, infrastructure spending, workers compensation laws, economic incentive programs and state economic development efforts. Two new factors — state budget deficit and state property tax index — along with a comprehensive State Report Card are new to this year’s study.” Gov. McDonnell has plans for the surplus: “We will deposit another $132.7 million into the state’s Rainy Day Fund. And we will ask the general assembly to create a ‘Federal Action Contingency Trust’ Fund that will help increase our ability to handle the impact of likely future federal reductions. I am recommending that $30 million from the surplus be used to initiate this fund.” At least a small portion of the surplus should go to state taxpayers who earn the money, which would be “stimulus” of a different sort.

The reason Washington — and especially the Obama administration — has difficulty replicating what is occurring in Virginia and those nine other states is because it’s incapable of abandoning a failed ideology. When old ideologies have proven bankrupt, they are mostly discarded and replaced with something new that has a better chance of working. But the liberal ideology that government can better care for you than you can care for yourself remains on life support, though clearly it, too, has failed. An old Virginia slogan says, “Virginia is for Lovers.” A new one might say, “Virginia is for business.” Jobs created in Texas during Governor Rick Perry’s terms are receiving national attention, but Texas didn’t make Pollina’s list. Perhaps that’s because, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in Texas jobs in the private sector declined 0.6 percent while those in government increased 6.4 percent. Should our nation’s capital be moved to Richmond? Perhaps electing a Republican president in 2012 who thinks like Bob McDonnell would be easier and more practical. — Cal Thomas is a columnist for Tribune Media Services.






Thursday, August 25, 2011







Not as hot but pleasant

Mostly sunny

Humid with sunshine


Partly sunny, a t-storm possible

High 85° Low 60° POP: 5%

High 90° Low 68° POP: 10%

High 88° Low 66° POP: 5%

High 86° Low 69° POP: 25%

High 83° Low 62° POP: 30%

Wind ENE 4-8 mph

Wind SSE 4-8 mph

Wind ENE 6-12 mph

Wind SE 8-16 mph

Wind NW 8-16 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 85/62

McCook 93/65 Oberlin 94/65 Goodland 94/64

Beatrice 82/64

Oakley 94/65

Russell Salina 90/66 87/64

Manhattan 85/59 Topeka 86/64 Emporia 88/62

Great Bend 90/66 Dodge City 96/68

Kansas City 85/64

Chillicothe 83/59 Marshall 84/61

Lawrence Kansas City 86/64 85/60

Sedalia 83/62

Nevada 86/62

Chanute 85/62

Hutchinson 91/63 Wichita Pratt 96/66 92/67

Garden City 96/69 Liberal 98/68

Centerville 81/61

St. Joseph 85/62

Sabetha 82/60

Concordia 85/65 Hays 90/65

Clarinda 83/60

Lincoln 85/61

Grand Island 85/64

Springfield 85/61

Coffeyville Joplin 88/64 87/63

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

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

95°/73° 86°/65° 109° in 1936 49° in 1958

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 1.77 3.11 20.67 27.60

SUN & MOON Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset



6:43 a.m. 8:02 p.m. 2:44 a.m. 5:35 p.m.

6:44 a.m. 8:01 p.m. 3:50 a.m. 6:15 p.m.





Aug 28

Sep 4

Sep 12

Sep 20


As of 7 a.m. Wednesday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

Level (ft)

874.70 898.18 973.88


Seattle 83/57

Discharge (cfs)

21 25 15

Billings 94/60

San Francisco 66/54


Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Acapulco 88 75 t 90 75 t Amsterdam 73 60 sh 74 52 r Athens 91 72 s 84 67 s Baghdad 110 74 s 108 73 s Bangkok 91 79 t 89 78 t Beijing 76 66 r 79 68 r Berlin 83 69 t 91 69 s Brussels 74 61 sh 72 48 r Buenos Aires 61 39 pc 57 46 pc Cairo 96 75 s 97 77 s Calgary 76 46 pc 78 55 s Dublin 60 50 r 63 46 r Geneva 80 63 t 80 48 r Hong Kong 90 79 t 93 81 t Jerusalem 83 63 s 82 64 s Kabul 97 67 sh 92 65 t London 68 55 r 66 52 r Madrid 87 56 s 82 57 pc Mexico City 77 57 t 75 57 t Montreal 75 59 t 77 57 s Moscow 70 51 s 67 52 c New Delhi 89 78 t 87 79 t Oslo 65 55 sh 66 62 r Paris 78 61 pc 65 51 sh Rio de Janeiro 84 73 s 76 66 s Rome 91 67 s 90 70 s Seoul 88 68 pc 86 70 sh Singapore 85 76 sh 85 77 sh Stockholm 70 60 r 73 55 pc Sydney 72 44 s 72 43 s Tokyo 84 75 sh 84 75 r Toronto 76 55 pc 76 57 s Vancouver 74 57 s 74 55 s Vienna 92 76 s 97 73 s Warsaw 76 56 pc 86 64 s Winnipeg 90 57 s 81 50 s

Detroit 76/57 New York 86/70

Chicago 81/58

Denver 96/64

Washington 90/72

Kansas City 86/64 Los Angeles 85/66

Atlanta 94/71 El Paso 95/76

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

Houston 102/76

Warm Stationary

Precipitation Showers T-storms





-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Irene will blast the Bahamas again today. A front will cause storms from Maine to Tennessee. Comfortable high pressure will settle into the Midwest. Texas will stay hot and dry. Aside from monsoon thunderstorms over the Rockies, the West will remain warm and dry. Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 91 70 t 93 69 s Albuquerque 93 69 t 92 71 t Miami 90 80 t 91 83 t Anchorage 60 48 sh 62 52 s 78 60 s 81 64 s Atlanta 94 71 pc 92 74 pc Milwaukee Minneapolis 80 64 s 82 58 t Austin 102 75 s 105 72 s Nashville 92 68 t 90 67 pc Baltimore 90 69 t 88 68 t Birmingham 97 73 pc 95 71 pc New Orleans 96 80 pc 96 78 pc New York 86 70 t 86 70 pc Boise 100 68 s 100 65 s 83 65 s 85 68 t Boston 85 66 t 81 67 pc Omaha Orlando 92 77 t 94 77 t Buffalo 77 60 t 75 59 s 89 70 t 87 71 pc Cheyenne 93 62 s 92 57 pc Philadelphia Phoenix 110 92 pc 111 90 t Chicago 81 58 s 81 64 s 82 59 t 83 60 s Cincinnati 83 63 t 82 62 pc Pittsburgh Portland, ME 76 62 t 79 58 pc Cleveland 78 61 pc 77 60 s Portland, OR 88 61 s 86 59 s Dallas 106 81 s 105 76 s 96 64 s 94 60 s Denver 96 64 t 94 62 pc Reno Richmond 92 71 t 91 72 t Des Moines 84 62 s 83 66 t Sacramento 92 58 s 86 57 s Detroit 76 57 s 79 61 s St. Louis 84 65 s 85 65 s El Paso 95 76 s 95 73 s 97 69 pc Fairbanks 68 46 pc 66 45 pc Salt Lake City 96 70 s San Diego 76 68 pc 77 70 pc Honolulu 88 74 s 89 74 s San Francisco 66 54 pc 65 56 pc Houston 102 76 s 102 73 s Seattle 83 57 s 80 56 s Indianapolis 82 61 s 82 63 s Spokane 92 59 s 92 58 s Kansas City 86 64 s 89 70 s Tucson 102 81 t 102 81 t Las Vegas 109 89 s 109 89 s Tulsa 92 64 pc 97 70 s Little Rock 93 68 pc 92 68 s 90 72 t 87 72 t Los Angeles 85 66 s 87 68 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Bullhead City, AZ 119° Low: Stanley, ID 32°


The temperature plummeted to 10 degrees in Bowen, Mont., on Aug. 25, 1910. This is the lowest temperature ever reported in the United States in August.


Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, " a.m., Memorial Stadium at 1ansas 4niversity. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 7-" p.m., southwest corner of Si>th and ?akarusa. Farmers’ Market at Cottin’s Hardware, 7-"A3C p.m., behind store at 1F3G Mass. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, IA3C p.m. to J p.m., KenryLs, 11 M. Mighth St. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, " p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at 1ansas 4niversity. EMU Theatre Horrorshow V Auditions, J-P p.m., Qnvisible Kand Gallery, FC1 1RG Mass. Parent & Children Chinese Class, J-F p.m., Slymouth Congregational Church, PGI Ut. Film screening: “My Perestroika,” with VWX after screening by director Robin Kessman, J p.m., ?oodruff Xuditorium, 1ansas 4nion, 13C1 Jayhawk Blvd. Teen Night, for ages 131F, J p.m., ?ildeLs Chateau, G71G Qowa. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, J-P p.m., Java Break, 1J M. Seventh St. Junkyard Jazz Band, J p.m., Xmerican Legion, 37CF ?. Si>th St. Poker Night, F p.m., XpplebeeLs, GIGC Qowa. Blasian! electronic dance party, F p.m., Jackpot Music Kall, P73 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 1C p.m., ]he Casbah, FC3 Mass. The Mishaps with DJ S. Ranx, 1C p.m., Ja^^haus, PG" 1RG Mass.


Miami 90/80

Fronts Cold

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Minneapolis 80/64

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Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 88 64 pc 94 67 s Atchison 85 61 s 89 68 s Fort Riley 85 59 s 92 70 s Belton 84 64 s 88 69 s Olathe 83 64 s 87 69 s Burlington 86 62 pc 92 67 s Osage Beach 84 61 pc 85 62 s Coffeyville 88 64 pc 94 67 s Osage City 86 61 s 91 69 s Concordia 85 65 s 90 70 s Ottawa 84 63 s 90 67 s Dodge City 96 68 pc 101 68 s Wichita 96 66 pc 96 70 s Holton 85 64 s 89 69 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.


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Free Cheerleading Clinic, P-11 a.m., ages I and up, G-Force Xthletics, JGI N. Second St. Perry Lecompton Farmers’ Market, 7-"A3C p.m., Fast ]ra> parking lot, 4.S. Kighway G7 and Ferguson Road, Serry. The Doo-Dads, matinee show "-F p.m., Replay Lounge, P7" Mass. Bike Night, J-11 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 13IC N. Second St. through 1CRGF Eudora Concert in the Park, opens at J p.m., bands begin at F p.m., CSX Sark, downtown Mudora on Main Street. Open mic poetry night at The Mirth Café, J p.m. to P p.m., J7I N.K. Free Community Yoga Class, JA3C p.m., Breathe Kolistic Life Center, 17CJ Mass. Red Molly, Cindy Novelo opens, JA3C p.m., 4nity Church of Lawrence, Ninth and Madeline. Til Willis CD Release Show, F p.m., Love Garden, FGG Mass. The Gleaners, The Scriveners, Sissy Spaceship, P p.m., Jackpot Music Kall, P73 Mass. Yuca Roots, 1C p.m., Ja^^haus, PG" 1RG Mass.

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The Cool Kids at The Granada It’s a long, complicated journey that got The Cool Kids’ first album, “When Fish Ride Bicycles,” released, but rather than focus on an album that has been three years in the making, let’s instead focus on the subsequent tour, which brings the Chicago group here tonight to The Granada, 1020 Mass. The group’s approach to hip-hop is extremely traditional, with no gimmicks, voice effects or excess synthbeats. The group’s flow is methodical, and their lyrics are cohesive and intelligible. They’re joined by Lawrence’s Ebony Tusks, Kansas City’s Greg Enemy and Atilla & Gee Watts. The show is a must-stop for anyone who is a fan of quality independent hip-hop. Tickets are $20 at the door, and said door is open at 8:30 p.m.

Final Fridays events aevents are I-P p.m. unless otherwise notedb Every Picture Tells a Story: The Rolling Stone Years - Panel Discussion, G p.m., Lawrence Xrts Center, P7C N.K. KU Campus Art Walk, 7-" p.m., various locations around campus. The Mobile Gallery Project, mobile galleries will convene at ]he Spencer Xrt Museum between 7 and " p.m., then walk, bike or cruise down Ninth Street to the Final Fridays art walk one year anniversary party. The News Center, "7I N.K.A Dear Lawrence photo e>hibit, I-F p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, P7C N.K.A Mvery Sicture ]ells a StoryA ]he Rolling Stone Years e>hibit opening. Lawrence Arts Center, P7C N.K.A ]he Cutting Mdge df Moby-DickA Viao eiaoguangLs Sapercuts Q5 Gallery, VuintonLs 4pstairsA the ne>t installment of the ongoing fJust Kangingg series. The Bourgeois Pig, " M. Pth St.A Keaven Sarty, new works by Barrr, Blue Dot Salon, 1I M. Jth St.A presents Deb Xshlock and Clare Doveton, "-P p.m.,

The Invisible Hand Gallery, FC1 1RG Mass., Suite DA John SebeliusA 4nder ]he Qnfluence 1109 Gallery, 11CP Mass.A featured artist Joie ?ebster and 3C others for fKori^ons h Land and Spiritgi readings by the Great Slains ?riting Group from its newly published book, IA3C-"A3C p.m.i reception J-P p.m. with steel guitar Kawaiian music by Bill Crayhan and John Lomas. The Eldridge Hotel, JC1 Mass.A fXnimals and Xrt,g more than 1I featured artists will be on display showcasing acrylic, watercolors, pen and ink, sculpting, jewelry etc. Pachamama’s Restaurant & Bar, FCC N.K.A Clare DovetonA Recent ?orks, I-F p.m. The Percolator, in the alley behind the Xrts Center, look for the green awningsA Going k Kome k Coming, I-F p.m. The Small Space, mobile: Select Srints fromRby Molly Murphy The Lawrence Public Library, JCJ Ut.A ]ake Charge ChallengeA Xn Xppetite For Mnergy by photojournalist Ryan ?aggoner Foxtrot, FG3 Mass.A Midwest Mandalas by Jeromy Morris, Jewelry by Monica Gundelfinger. Diane’s Artisan Gallery, 7 M. Jth St.A Jewelry Show with Susan Mahlstedt, award winning 1ansas City jeweler Phoenix Gallery, FGI Mass.A demonstrating artist for Xugust is Cindy Buehler with Cinderelish Sottery. Signs of Life Gallery, JGG Mass.A enjoy works by some of the finest regional, national, and international artists. Lawrence Art Party, Flash Space at 739 Mass.: Uan Gol teams up again this month with Lawrence Xrt Sarty to display works created by young artists in the JXMS program. Teller’s, J7" MassA Jenn MrwinA Body Scapes Wonder Fair Art Gallery, FC3 1RG Mass. The Social Service League, PCI R.Q. Elevate Mind Body Peace, 17C3 Mass.

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State senator takes drought tour as hearing looms By Roxana Hegeman Associated Press

First at fast pitch The Comets, a Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Association softball team, placed first in the 14-and-under league. The team is coached by Brian McFall. Members, pictured June 14, from left, are Halle Haas, Mika Schrader, Riley Bane, Cortlynn Stark, Caitlin Lewis, Erin Fisher, Katrina Poulsen, Courtney Nottingham, Mallory McFall, Jolona Shield and Erin Meyers. Sharon Nottingham submitted the photo.

KINGMAN — Sen. Pat Roberts and Kansas farm leaders toured drought-ravaged Kansas on Wednesday, witnessing firsthand the toll this summer’s unrelenting tripledigit temperatures have taken on portions of the state: Irrigated corn growing under the center pivot that’s fared so poorly it was good only to cut for silage, and dryland corn left to decompose in the field. The drought tour also revealed struggling crops in Reno County, where an alfalfa field yielded only one cutting with two or three bales, rather than the a typical three to four cuttings with dozens of bales. Outside the tour bus where the Republican senator from Kansas rode along with state officials and reporters, the temperature had already reached 106 degrees. It was a far cry from the air-conditioned comfort of the Hilton Wichita Airport Hotel where today Roberts and other members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will meet to hear testimony from

Kansans about the 2012 Farm Bill. Roberts, the ranking member of that committee, was joined on the drought Roberts tour by representatives of the Kansas Water Office, the state Department of Agriculture and the state climatologist. His tour guide, farmer Chad Basinger, pointed out the Conservation Reserve Program fields that had been baled or grazed — a welcomed addition at a time of tight hay supplies amid the drought. So far, the drought has cost Kansas $1.6 billion dollars in lost revenue, Roberts said. “If there is anything we want to preserve and strengthen, it is crop insurance,” Roberts said, adding that the tour demonstrates why farmers need a farm safety net. State climatologist Mary Knapp told people on the tour that September through October is winter wheat planting time in Kansas, and if the state

does not get any precipitation there is no residual moisture left to plant wheat this fall. Today, Roberts will be in Wichita with other members of the Senate agriculture committee for a morning hearing that has been dubbed “Look-

ing Ahead: Kansas and the 2012 Farm Bill.” The hearing is one of several field hearings held by the committee to hear testimony across the country as it drafts new farm legislation amid a cost-cutting mood in Washington, D.C.

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Snyder, Haskell bonding It’s tough to show Gary Tanner something he hasn’t seen in his 29 years as a coach at Haskell Indian Nations University. “I think this is the only time I’ve seen a football coach get this far into practice and not have one player quit on him,” Tanner said. “He’s bonding with the kids. Not one has quit. I couldn’t do it. Any coach that I’ve ever known couldn’t do it. He’s just doing something right.” By “he,” Tanner meant long-time Haskell assistant coach Jimmy Snyder, promoted this season to head coach. Maybe the bonding comes in part Snyder from Snyder’s deep love of Haskell. Maybe it’s partly because of his knowledge of the history of Native Americans feeling like such outsiders in public education. Maybe he knows how to keep two-a-day football practices enjoyable. Whatever, Snyder is off to a good start with his players, who are psyched for Saturday’s season-opener against Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, N.D. at 1 p.m. The team leaves Haskell’s campus Friday morning for the 10-hour bus ride. Some day, Snyder will lack back on some of the boys on that bus the way Tanner reflects on Snyder’s arrival 19 years ago at Haskell, then a junior college, from Ed White High in Jacksonville, Fla., where he played for first-year Southern Miss defensive coordinator Dan Disch. “He had his big letter jacket on, looked good and I thought, ‘OK, he’s just a looker.’ But boy he put those pads on and he was a strapping linebacker,” Tanner said, his eyes on fire from the memory. “In fact, he knocked himself out hitting, he was so hard-hitting. I’m telling him, ‘Good job’ and he’s looking right through me. He had knocked himself out and he was standing right in front of me. When we got him to come around, he wanted to go back in there but we wouldn’t let him. He was back out there the next day.” A member of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, Snyder received an associate’s degree from Haskell, an undergraduate degree from Kansas and his Master’s degree in education from the University of Oregon. He has a way of turning an issue from a negative to a positive, such as when asked about Haskell’s long history of excessive roster turnover on the school’s athletic rosters. “I don’t look at it as it’s unique to Haskell,” Snyder said. “Socially, there’s a trend.” Snyder stays on top of research on Native American education and speaks frankly about it. “The latest statistic I read is that 6 percent of Indian males go to four-year institutions out of high school, 46 percent go to unemployment, 30-something percent go to unemployment,” Snyder said. “We have the 6 percent, and they’re at a high risk of making it, even the better kids. Whenever we do turn that trend around here on campus, we’re doing something ground-breaking.” To reverse the negative trend, Snyder said, one must first understand the source of negative classroom vibes. “This is as told by Jim Snyder,

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QUARTERBACK BRAD STRAUSS RUNS THE FOOTBALL during the Lawrence High fall sports jamboree on Wednesday at LHS.

Lawrence High jamboree kicks off fall sports season By Kyle Davis Special to the Journal-World

Lawrence High junior quarterback Brad Strauss contributed to every scoring play for the Lions’ varsity football team in Wednesday’s annual LHS Fall Sports Jamboree scrimmage, both through the air and on the ground. After Wednesday’s scrimmage, LHS head coach Dirk Wedd was most focused on Strauss’ uncharacteristic fumble on the second possession of the game, but still liked what he saw of his team. “He didn’t play at the level that he is capable of playing, but you

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know what, our kids will rally around him and he’s not going to be perfect every snap,” Wedd said. “So we’re excited about the level that we’re at right now ... and we’ve got a chance to be a pretty good football team.” Strauss opened the game hooking up with junior Erick Mayo on a 59-yard touchdown pass before

turning the ball over on the next possession. Strauss recorded two more touchdowns, rushing for one and connecting with Drake Hofer in the back of the endzone for the other, and even got his hands on an interception in the 21-0 victory for the varsity team over the junior varsity. Wedd said his players would learn from the scrimmage. “We’re at a point where our goal is to get better every day and I think we got better tonight,” Wedd said. “And if we keep getting better, then nine days from now, we’ve got a shot. The wins and losses will take care of them-

selves if we work hard and get better every practice.” The LHS volleyball team kicked off the jamboree festivities with a scrimmage of its own, and after the Lions were one game away from the state tournament last season, Wednesday could not have come soon enough for senior captain Kelsey Kilburn. “I was ready for the year to start like in December when I was playing club volleyball,” Kilburn said. “I was just excited and my whole goal over the winter was to get better so we can make it to state this year.” Please see LIONS, page 3B


Senior Rell Lewis working to stay in mix at RB By Matt Tait

The last time Kansas University running back Rell Lewis was on a football field during a live game came in the 2009 season finale, when he picked up 54 yards on three carries and one reception during a heartbreaking, season-ending loss to Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Lewis, a senior from Muskogee, Okla., has been through a lot since then. In addition to adjusting to a new coaching staff

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# Kansas Athletics Inc. Board of

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and enduring the pain of a 3-9 record a season ago, Lewis has dealt with a little physical pain, as well. Sidelined for the entire 2010

season because of a knee injury that hit him last August, Lewis said the time between that Missouri game and now seemed to crawl by. “It feels like a long time ago,” he said, adding that he wasn’t too impressed with his play that November day against the Tigers. “You sit a season out and it seems like a few years.” While Lewis rehabbed, the coaching staff brought in more players at his position. As camp opened, Lewis found himself in the presence of some of the best young backs the program

has ever seen. Instead of sulking and looking at that as a sign that he’s been passed by, Lewis went to work. “It don’t bother me,” he said. “I haven’t been seen on the field for a long time so I just gotta roll with the punches. I’m just glad that we’ve got a lot of competition at the running back position because it makes everybody compete and it brings out the best in everybody.” While most of the preseason talk is focused on sophomore

Lewis missed the entire 2010 season because of a knee injury. He’s back and ready to roll for his senior season Please see LEWIS, page 3B in 2011


Ex-KU guard Robertson stoked for Pierce’s return By Gary Bedore

Ryan Robertson, who played combo guard at Kansas University from 1995-99, is looking forward to seeing a batch of his former teammates at KU’s Legends of the Phog basketball exRobertson said hibition game Sept. 24 in Allen he’s exchanged Fieldhouse. emails with forHe admits to being especially mer KU star Paul enthused about reconnecting Pierce about the Sept. 24 Legends with the most famous of the bunch — future NBA Hall of of the Phog exFamer Paul Pierce. hibition in Allen “Paul promised me in college Fieldhouse Please see KEEGAN, page 8B when he was a sophomore he

would buy me a Range Rover if he made it in the NBA. I’m crossing my fingers he’ll have one there for me,” Robertson joked Wednesday. On a serious note ... Robertson said Boston Celtics forward Pierce is definitely fired up about playing in the 4 p.m., game that is expected to feature most of KU’s 14 current NBA players. “I’ve heard from Paul, who has been emailing back and forth,” Robertson said of Pierce, currently on a tour of China. “They are coded and short,” he added of the emails. “He’ll say, ‘Are you coming back that weekend?’

‘I want to come back.’ ‘I will be there.’ ‘See you there.’ “Tell the people anybody who attends will get a free Paul Pierce autograph. I’m kidding. I’m kidding,” Robertson added, laughing. Allen Fieldhouse figures to be packed for the exhibition on KU’s football bye weekend whether or not the returnees stick around to sign autographs. KU’s Williams Fund officials indicated the phone lines were ringing briskly early Wednesday, the first day fund members in the Hall of Fame, Champion

and All-American membership levels as well as KU students could order tickets. “Anytime you have an opportunity to watch old pros and new pros ... to watch Paul Pierce in Allen again is worth the price of admission ($20 for adults; $10 for students and youth), not to mention raising money for a Jayhawk who died tragically and unexpectedly,” Robertson added of former KU assistant Neil Dougherty. “We’ll have a great time.” Robertson, who played in one Please see HOOPS, page 3B

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Mizzou sticks by coach as NCAA digs By Alan Scher Zagier Associated Press

COLUMBIA, MO. (AP) — Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is standing behind the school’s embattled men’s basketball coach — to a point. Frank Haith’s future has come into question after Yahoo Sports reported last week that a former University of Miami booster said he paid then-Hurricanes recruit DeQuan Jones $10,000 to attend the school with Haith’s approval. Haith spent seven years at Miami before Alden hired him in April. It was a decision that surprised and disappointed many Missouri fans, given Haith’s relatively low coaching profile and his 43-69 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Alden discussed Haith for the first time Wednesday at a kickoff party for Missouri football boosters. Asked by The Associated Press if he supports Haith, Alden replied, “We support the NCAA process.� The NCAA has asked Missouri

to not undertake its own inquiry but instead await the results of its broader investigation into the sweeping allegations by disgraced Miami booster Nevin Shapiro. Shapiro, who is in federal prison after being convicted of running a massive Ponzi scheme, claims to have provided cash, cars, prostitutes and other impermissible benefits to 72 Miami football players and other athletes between 2002 and 2010 with the knowledge of at least six coaches and as many as 10 athletic deHaith partment employees overall. Alden briefly touched upon the situation in his remarks to boosters, noting that Haith met with the Missouri basketball team several days ago to discuss the matter. But he also emphasized that the alleged violations occurred at another school, and singled out the returning basketball players

as “a great group of guys.� “He’s our coach,� Alden told the AP. “There’s a process that he’s involved with — that we’re not involved with — so we’re just going to let that play out.� Local radio ads promoting the Tiger Quarterback Club rally touted Haith’s appearance at the event as recently as Monday. But the coach decided not to attend to minimize any potential distractions, said team spokesman Dave Reiter. “He wanted the focus to be on football,� Reiter said. Alden said he remains in regular contact with Haith. The two even plan to attend a St. Louis Cardinals’ game together — a two-hour drive from Columbia — on Thursday night. The extensive report by Yahoo Sports on Shapiro’s claims includes two photographs of the booster with Haith — one at a swanky Miami Beach restaurant and the other showing the pair with Miami president Donna Shalala at a bowling alley accepting what Shapiro said was a $50,000



Punishing Miami should be about a fix, not famine By Greg Cote McClatchy Newspapers

MIAMI — Ever since Hurricane Nevin slammed into the University of Miami and wrought its damage, searchers have picked through rubble for signs of hope. Well, I found some Wednesday even as Sports Illustrated — delighting to play judge, jury and executioner despite the minor matter of the trial not being over — again called for the abolishment of the Hurricanes football program. That first happened in 1995, when SI’s memorably stark cover story declared, “Why the University of Miami should drop football,� the accompaniment an attention-grabbing though failed case put forth by senior writer Alexander Wolff. This week, the same Mr. Wolff, now presumably a super-senior writer, pens an open letter to Miami president Donna Shalala under the softer headline, “16 Years Later, It’s Time To Get Real.� The writer tells Shalala to “drop football, at least temporarily.� The story doesn’t rate the cover, bumped by the apparently red-hot Milwaukee Brewers. I call that progress, this weakening of SI’s periodic cry for the death penalty. Can we all just breathe deeply and wait for this thing to play itself out, please? Media brethren and enemy fans, set aside the collective gavel and wait to see how many of dirty booster Nevin Shapiro’s allegations are verifiably true. Does it look bad for the Hurricanes? Yeah. It does. But does it look death-penalty bad? Drop-the-program bad? No, at least not yet, despite the national rush to judgment that finds its new leader in the latest SI. I’m not being an apologist for Miami here. I have gotten more emails accusing me of an anti-Miami tone than of being a homer in the week-plus since Yahoo! Sports’ investigation found years of improper benefits to players. The university should move quickly, and transparently. Shalala and athletic director Shawn Eichorst owe fans and alumni more than prepared statements issued in a void. They should hold a joint news conference and face questions. Immediately, new coach Al Golden — faultless but finding this mess in his lap — deserves to be told whether at least a dozen implicated current players will be on the team or suspended, with the season opener at Maryland in a mere 11 days. Miami faces a fallout of likely penalties, and should if even a small chunk of the allegations prove true. But a death penalty by NCAA decree or self-imposed? Nope. It is pragmatically unrealistic for the financial damage it would wreak within the ACC. It would be unfair to the majority of current players who are not implicated in the scandal. And it would not be justified, based on what has been proved. The punishment Miami is more likely to receive will be enough. A probationary period that likely would include reductions in scholarships and a ban from bowl-game participation would decimate the program plenty and have a long-range effect. The Miami football program’s strong record in recent years in academics and in keeping its players out of police reports must count for something and be weighed against the rule breaking and damage one man wrought in the shadows. “We’re going to get this fixed,� Golden said the other day. Give Shalala and Miami, shamed to action, that chance.

donation to the school’s basketball program. The website also obtained telephone records showing 85 calls or text messages between the two over a five-year period Before the story broke, basketball spokesman Reiter told Yahoo Sports that Haith assured him “he’s had no involvement with this Mr. Shapiro guy. There’s nothing.� The website subsequently pulled that quote and replaced it with a school-issued written statement in which Haith pledged to cooperate with the NCAA but said was “instructed ...not to comment further.� “The reports questioning my personal interactions with Mr. Shapiro are not an accurate portrayal of my character,� Haith said in the statement. Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton said last week that Missouri’s coaching search turned up no evidence of any potential wrongdoing at Miami by Haith, whose high character was highlighted by both Deaton and Alden when the new coach was introduced in Columbia.

Danica Patrick to announce move to NASCAR SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — Danica Patrick will hold a news conference today and is expected to announce her 2012 move to NASCAR. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that Patrick was finalizing a deal to drive fulltime for JR Motorsports in the second-tier Nationwide Series. She was also working on a limited schedule of elite Sprint Cup Series races for Stewart-Haas Racing. Patrick and chairman Bob Parsons will be at Thursday’s announcement at company headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. An advisory said Patrick will announce her 2012 plans while “putting the rumors to rest with the ‘real story in her own words.’� She has refused each Patrick week to discuss her plans as speculation has mounted she’s leaving the IndyCar Series. Patrick has driven 20 Nationwide races for JR Motorsports over the last two seasons and has five more scheduled this year. She finished third in the 2009 Indy 500, the highest finish for a woman in open-wheel’s most prestigious race. She has one career victory in IndyCar and currently is ranked 12th in the series standings. In 110 career starts, she has three poles and 20 top-5s. Although she’s winless in the Nationwide series, she flirted with victory last month at Daytona, leading 13 laps before the last-lap chaos dropped her to a 10th-place finish. “She’s way ahead of the curve,� Dale Earnhardt Jr., one of the owners of JR Motorsports, has said. “We’ve had the opportunity to put several drivers in that car, and her performance is right on par with all those drivers. We started out struggling and she had a steep, steep climb to go and she’s really come a long way. I’m excited about what the potential is with her going forward.�


Former Oriole found dead BALTIMORE — Former Cy Young winner Mike Flanagan, who won 167 games over 18 seasons with Baltimore and the Toronto Blue Jays, has died. Authorities found a body outside Flanagan’s home on Wednesday afternoon, and it was later determined to be the former left-handed pitcher. Flanagan was 59. The Orioles confirmed Flanagan’s death Wednesday night. Flanagan won the Cy Young Award with the Orioles in 1979 when he went 23-9 with a 3.08 ERA and five shutouts. He also played for Baltimore’s 1983 world championship team, Flanagan going 12-4 despite missing nearly three months with ligament damage in his left knee. He finished 167-143 with a 3.90 ERA, including 141-116 with Baltimore. After his playing career, he worked in the Orioles’ front office and did color commentary for the team’s TV network.

Padres’ Bell claimed by Giants SAN FRANCISCO — San Diego Padres closer Heath Bell has confirmed that he has been claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants, although even he is skeptical about whether he will actually end up with the defending World Series champions. “I feel pretty honored. They’re the world champs, they want me to be part of their organization,� Bell said. “But nothing has happened right now. I’m a Padre, and I’m pretty happy about that.�

San Diego has 48 hours from the time Bell was claimed to decide whether to trade the three-time All-Star, allow him to be claimed or pull him back from waivers. The Giants are beat up in the bullpen, with closer Brian Wilson and reliever Sergio Romo on the disabled list.


CB Talib meets with Goodell TAMPA, FLA. — Cornerback Aqib Talib has rejoined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after missing one day of practice to meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about the player’s role in an offseason shooting in Texas. The fourth-year pro from Kansas University who’s arguably the team’s best defensive player is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an incident in March in which police in the Dallas suburb of Garland say they believe the 25-year-old player and his mother shot at a man. It’s not the first time Talib has gone before Goodell, who a year ago suspended the cornerback without pay for the 2010 regular season opener for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Talib also was fined one additional game stemming from an altercation with a cab driver in August 2009.


Djokovic No. 1 at US Open NEW YORK — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open for the first time, followed by defending champion Rafael Nadal and five-time winner Roger Federer. Djokovic is having one of the best seasons in tennis history: 57-2 with nine titles, including at Wimbledon and the Australian Open. He’s seeking his first championship at Flushing Meadows, where he was runner-up to Nadal in 2010 and to Federer in 2007. The draw is Thursday. Play starts Monday.


Police search LSU QB’s home BATON ROUGE, LA. — Authorities searched LSU starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson’s apartment on Wednesday and collected a swab of his DNA in connection with a bar fight last week that injured four people. Jefferson was home at the time of the search. “He gave us 100 percent cooperation,� Baton Rouge police Sgt. Don Stone said, adding that Jefferson’s attorney also showed up and that authorities didn’t ask Jefferson any questions. There have been no arrests and no charges have been filed. If arrests are made, charges could range from misdemeanor simple battery to felony second-degree battery, Stone said.


Team in trouble over nude pic LINDSBORG — Bethany College golf team members were awaiting word Wednesday on whether nearly half of their fall season would be wiped out because a nude photo of the team went viral on the Internet. Edward Leonard III, president of the small, private central Kansas college, announced Monday the team would not be allowed to compete in its first three meets in September. There are only seven meets, including the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament, on the Swedes’ fall schedule. Norrie Steyn, a junior co-captain from South Africa, said team members had fun doing the impromptu shoot, which features 14 team members standing side-by-side, completely nude other than shorts around their ankles and strategically placed golf clubs hiding their genitalia.

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DEs Opurum, Agostinho emerging along line By Matt Tait

It’s still a little too early to predict how well Kansas University’s defensive line will perform this fall. Injuries to key players and the grind of switching over to the 3-4 defense have contributed to the uncertainty surrounding KU’s defensive linemen. But while it might be difficult to gauge the unit as a whole, defensive line coach Buddy Wyatt said it had become easier to identify the top individuals as fall camp progressed. One of the players at the top of the list is junior defensive end Toben Opurum, a former running back, who has emerged as one of the Opurum leaders up front. In addition to fine-tuning his leadership skills, Opurum continues to chisel his body into a pass-rushing weapon. Tuesday, defensive coordinator Vic Shealy said Opu-


James Sims, red-shirt freshman Brandon Bourbon and true freshmen Darrian Miller and Tony Pierson, Lewis has not been ruled out yet. Last week, offensive coordinator Chuck Long said it would be unwise to count Lewis out because of his experience. Sims, the team’s leading rusher as a true

rum weighed in at 248-249 pounds — up from 240 last year — and was growing stronger by the day. While Opurum, who technically will play outside linebacker in the Jayhawks’ 3-4 defense, is one of the most visible members of the DLine, several others have started to make names for themselves, as well. One of them, sophomore defensive end Keba Agostinho, has even earned a nickname. “I call him ‘The Technician,’” Wyatt said. “You know he’s gonna be in the right spot, doing the right thing and with the right technique. He’s been very consistent but our goal for him is to be more productive.” Agostinho was one of the few freshmen who played meaningful snaps last season, though his season totals might not show it. While appearing in 12 games, the 6-foot-3, 253-pound lineman from Katy, Texas, finished with seven tackles — two unassisted — and was credited with one QB hurry and a half-tackle for a loss. Like Agostinho, Wyatt said the defensive line was starting to develop an identity.

“It’s still a work in progress,” he said. “We’re still trying to piece everything together. But I’ve been pleased with how hard they’ve been working.”

freshman in 2010, echoed Long’s thoughts. “Rell Lewis brings a lot to the table,” Sims said. “He has a burst to him, he can cut and read the holes and also pass protect because he has been here for a while so he already knows the game.” While Sims currently sits atop KU’s depth chart at tailback, the sophomore from Irving, Texas, emphasized Tuesday that he wasn’t keeping an eye solely on what Bourbon, Miller and Pier-

son were up to as the season opener creeps closer. “I respect Rell a lot,” Sims said. “Even though he hasn’t always been practicing, he’s helped me a lot, especially with pass protection. He gets me in the right spots and tells me what I need to do more and he helps me prepare for a game because he’s already been through that longer than I have.” With just 12 more college football games guaranteed to him provided he stays

Sack race One area of emphasis for the KU defense this August has been the importance of putting pressure on opposing quarterbacks. Last season, the Jayhawks recorded just 14 sacks compared to 37 by their opponents. In a 12-game season, that boils down to barely one per game and that, according to the coaches, was unacceptable. Beginning in the spring, and continuing into preseason camp, the coaches began keeping track of sacks and posting them for everyone to see. As was the case with KU’s wide receivers and knockdowns, the public grading lit a fire under the D-Linemen and the Jayhawks have been battling for as many sacks as possible ever since. “That’s a big one,” Wyatt said. “You get what you emphasize, and our goal is to get a sack one out of every 10 pass attempts.”

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LAWRENCE HIGH COACH DIRK WEDD, RIGHT, AND THE VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM wait to scrimmage at the fall sports jamboree on Wednesday at LHS.


Head coach Stephanie Magnuson liked the communication, hustle and potential she saw in her team when the Lions put on their uniforms for the first time. The first thing Magnuson said to the team before the scrimmage was a reminder of last year and what needs to be different this year. “Last year we were so close to state and it still hurts to this day and we’re


NBA game for the Sacramento Kings in 1999-2000, and also played in Holland, Greece and France before retiring after the 2004-05 season, said he’s not planning on playing in the game. “I’ve not played professionally for seven years. I can’t compete against the guys coming to that game,” said Robertson, 34-year-old regional sales director for Goldman Sachs in St. Louis. “If they need me to step in, it’d be an honor, a pleasure to play. It’s summer. It’s golf season. Coach (Bill) Self understands that. I’m a golfer,” added Robertson, who is a 3-handicap. Ryan on Wednesday had news to report on his wife,

not going to feel that way,” Magnuson said. “So starting today, every time we put on that uniform, it’s 100 percent every time they step on the court and play with a lot of pride and practice with a lot of pride.” All LHS fall sports teams had a chance to be in the spotlight at Wednesday’s jamboree, being recognized for the first time in the new school year. Along with volleyball and football scrimmages, the boys soccer team and freshman and sophomore football players had their chance to scrimmage

on the field. The evening also included a performance from the marching band, introductions for the cheer and pom squad and girls golf and tennis teams and a one-mile run by the cross country teams during halftime of the football scrimmage. “We’ve got the fans coming out to watch all of the sports,” Magnuson said. “It’s not just us, it’s not just football, there’s cross country and soccer and cheerleading and everybody gets to participate so, you really get that feel of the Lion pride. It’s my favorite day of the year.”

Andrea, who won the 2010 Mrs. America contest and was first runnerup at the Mrs. World pageant. She won last weekend’s Lake Saint Louis triathlon and, in fact, is a nationally-ranked triathlete competing for Team USA. “She’s the athlete of the family,” Robertson said.

... Gooden and Hinrich likely will not be on hand. Gooden is celebrating his 30th birthday on the day of the game. Also, Hinrich’s wife is due to deliver a baby that weekend. ... No word on whether any of the former Jayhawks now coaching at North Carolina, including Roy Williams, will be on hand. ... Former KU coaches Larry Brown and Ted Owens, who are currently not in coaching, will serve as the honorary coaches ... Ticket sales continue today for KU students and the top levels of the Williams Fund. All remaining Williams Fund membership levels may order tickets starting Aug. 29. The public may purchase tickets starting Sept. 6. Tickets may be ordered via the KU Tickets Office online or by calling 800-34-HAWKS. Parking is free.


Notes: Most of KU’s current NBA players are expected to attend — and compete in the Sept. 24 game. KU’s current pros are: Pierce, Cole Aldrich (Oklahoma City), Darrell Arthur (Memphis), Mario Chalmers (Miami), Nick Collison (OKC), Drew Gooden (Milwaukee), Xavier Henry (Memphis), Kirk Hinrich (Atlanta), Darnell Jackson (Sacramento), Marcus Morris (Houston), Markieff Morris (Phoenix), Brandon Rush (Indiana), Josh Selby (Memphis) and Julian Wright (Toronto).

Depth chart delay? With a little more than a week remaining before KU’s season opener against McNeese State — 6 p.m. Sept. 3 at Memorial Stadium — and the promise of an updated depth chart coming early next week, Wyatt cautioned against getting too excited about what shows up in the early versions of KU’s twodeep look at defensive line. “We still haven’t solidified it yet,” he said. “We’re still trying to get everybody back and get the kinks worked out. They’re still learning and I think it’s gonna be maybe a couple games into the season

Lewandowski a D-End Wyatt said Wednesday that red-shirt freshman Pat Lewandowski, a defensive end from Blue Valley West High who returned from injury Tuesday, was working at his original position of defensive end. Moved to defensive tackle this spring because of a lack of bodies at the position, Lewandowski performed great inside despite

having little experience on the interior. “He really showed up well and it seemed like a natural position for him,” Wyatt said. “He does things really well instinctively inside.” At the end of spring drills, head coach Turner Gill announced that Lewandowski was moving back to defensive end. Wednesday, Wyatt explained why in greater detail. “Size and strength-wise, he’s still not where you want an inside guy to be,” Wyatt said. “And so that’s probably more the case than anything else for moving him back outside.” As for the idea of Lewandowski adding weight to his 6-6, 265-pound frame, Wyatt said the coaching staff would take a wait-and-see approach. “I tell him just let nature take it’s course,” Wyatt said. “Just make sure you’re eating properly, working out hard and you’re running hard. If you’re gonna be a 270-pound kid, then you’re gonna be a 270-pound kid. If you’re gonna be a 290-pound kid, then you’re gonna be a 290-pound kid. So we’ll let nature take its course and if he gets big then we know he can play inside.”

healthy, Lewis isn’t worried much about what could have been or never was. If he plays a little in every game this season and serves as the wise old veteran at the position, he’ll take it. If he gets just a couple of carries and goes in mostly on passing downs to help keep KU’s quarterbacks safe, he’ll take that, too. “That’s fine with me,” he said. “It’s my senior season and I’m just trying to do whatever I can do to help

my team succeed. If that’s my role, then I gotta do it.” Although most of the reps during fall camp have gone to the backs ahead of him on the depth chart, Lewis, 5-foot-9, 205 pounds, who paints himself in the Michael Turner or Maurice Jones-Drew bowling ball mold, said he enjoyed watching what the young guys could do. “I can’t really talk about each one of them individually,” he said. “But I like the way we have bonded together

as a crew. I think it’s helped all of us, and we all kind of know our different skill sets. We know who’s the most elusive, who’s more of a powerful back and who’s a switch-it-up back. With us all competing, it just makes you add a little more to your game.” When asked if he thought he still could earn a few carries before he calls it a career, Lewis chose an answer that resembled his frame — small, compact and to the point. “Yeah,” he said.

The Jayhawks achieved that goal in each of their first two fall scrimmages but fell short last weekend. As for the race for the title of sack master, that’s come down to a battle between Opurum and junior-college transfer Malcolm Walker. Both play the same position, and Wyatt said Walker was by far the loudest sack advocate and that he always was trying to make sure the coaches didn’t short him. He currently leads Opurum by a sack or two, Wyatt said.

before anybody really solidifies a starting role or a backup role or whatever. Guys have just missed a whole lot of time.” Defensive linemen Patrick Dorsey, Pat Lewandowski, John Williams and Kevin Young all have missed time because of injuries this month. All except Dorsey are back practicing now, though, something that Wyatt said was a case of good timing. “It’s been kind of frustrating because of the injuries and not having them there the whole time,” he said. “But we’re getting most of them back now and from the rest of this week into next week, we should be able to get ’em caught up.”






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Philadelphia Atlanta Washington New York Florida

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SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 9, Cleveland 2 Boston 13, Texas 2 Oakland 6, N.Y. Yankees 4, 10 innings Toronto 4, Kansas City 3 Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2, 10 innings Baltimore 6, Minnesota 1 L.A. Angels 8, Chi. White Sox 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 2, Milwaukee 0 N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 4 L.A. Dodgers 9, St. Louis 4 Colorado 7, Houston 6, 10 innings Florida 6-2, Cincinnati 5-3 Arizona 4, Washington 2 Chicago Cubs 3, Atlanta 2 San Francisco 2, San Diego 1

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES Oakland (Harden 4-2) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 4-4), 12:05 p.m. Baltimore (Jo-.Reyes 6-10) at Minnesota (Liriano 9-9), 12:10 p.m. Detroit (Fister 5-13) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 11-8), 12:10 p.m. Kansas City (Francis 4-14) at Toronto (Cecil 4-6), 6:07 p.m. Boston (A.Miller 5-1) at Texas (Ogando 12-5), 7:05 p.m. FRIDAY’S GAMES Kansas City at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 6:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Atlanta (Beachy 6-2) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 6-9), 1:20 p.m. Arizona (Miley 0-1) at Washington (Lannan 8-9), 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Florida, ppd., rain Pittsburgh (Morton 9-6) at St. Louis (E.Jackson 2-2), 7:15 p.m. Houston (Sosa 0-2) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 10-3), 9:15 p.m. FRIDAY’S GAMES Florida at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Washington at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m. Houston at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.


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G AB R H Pct. JosReyes NYM 98 428 80 144 .336 Braun Mil 120 446 90 147 .330 Votto Cin 129 470 87 154 .328 Kemp LAD 129 479 81 154 .322 DanMurphy NYM 109 391 49 125 .320 Morse Was 116 402 56 127 .316 Victorino Phi 99 390 78 122 .313 ArRamirez ChC 122 468 64 146 .312 Pence Phi 123 486 65 151 .311 Helton Col 115 387 57 120 .310 RUNS-Braun, Milwaukee, 90; Votto, Cincinnati, 87; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 84; Pujols, St. Louis, 83; JUpton, Arizona, 82; CGonzalez, Colorado, 81; Kemp, Los Angeles, 81. RBI-Fielder, Milwaukee, 100; Kemp, Los Angeles, 97; Howard, Philadelphia, 96; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 89; Braun, Milwaukee, 85; Bruce, Cincinnati, 84; Votto, Cincinnati, 84. DOUBLES-JUpton, Arizona, 35; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 34; Beltran, San Francisco, 31; Braun, Milwaukee, 31; Holliday, St. Louis, 31; Fielder, Milwaukee, 30; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 30; Morse, Washington, 30; Pence, Philadelphia, 30; ArRamirez, Chicago, 30. HOME RUNS-Pujols, St. Louis, 31; Stanton, Florida, 30; Uggla, Atlanta, 30; Berkman, St. Louis, 29; Kemp, Los Angeles, 29; Fielder, Milwaukee, 28; Bruce, Cincinnati, 27. STOLEN BASES-Bourn, Atlanta, 47; JosReyes, New York, 34; Kemp, Los Angeles, 33; Maybin, San Diego, 32; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 32; Bonifacio, Florida, 30; Braun, Milwaukee, 29. PITCHING-IKennedy, Arizona, 16-4; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 16-5; Halladay, Philadelphia, 15-5; ClLee, Philadelphia, 14-7; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 14-8; Jurrjens, Atlanta, 13-5; THudson, Atlanta, 13-7; Hamels, Philadelphia, 13-7; DHudson, Arizona, 13-9. STRIKEOUTS-Kershaw, Los Angeles, 207; ClLee, Philadelphia, 191; Lincecum, San Francisco, 189; Halladay, Philadelphia, 182; AniSanchez, Florida, 163; Hamels, Philadelphia, 155; Greinke, Milwaukee, 155; Dempster, Chicago, 155. SAVES-Kimbrel, Atlanta, 40; Axford, Milwaukee, 37; BrWilson, San Francisco, 35; HBell, San Diego, 35; Storen, Washington, 34; LNunez, Florida, 33; Putz, Arizona, 32; Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 32.

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LOB-Boston 4, Texas 7. 2B-Scutaro (12), D.Ortiz (31), C.Crawford (19). HR-Ellsbury (23), Ad.Gonzalez (21), C.Crawford (9), Napoli (22). SB-Ellsbury (35), J.Hamilton (8). S-Lowrie. SF-C.Crawford.

Boston Beckett W,11-5 F.Morales Albers Papelbon Texas M.Harrison L,10-9 Tateyama O’Day M.Lowe




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Central Division Milwaukee St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Houston

Ortiz, Red Sox bury Rangers Orioles 6, Twins 1 MINNEAPOLIS — Mark Reynolds homered and the Orioles beat the Twins.

Red Sox 13, Rangers 2 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — David Ortiz had an RBI single on the first pitch he saw in 10 days in his return to Boston’s Str Home Away lineup, a victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers L-1 37-27 33-32 on Wednesday night. L-2 34-28 29-36 The Red Sox took over L-2 29-36 34-29 first place in the AL East.

West Division Texas Los Angeles Oakland Seattle

Thursday, August 25, 2011


Rays 3, Tigers 2, 10 innings ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Elliot Johnson had a gameending fielder’s choice in the 10th inning. Detroit

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Two outs when winning run scored. E-Brignac (7). DP-Detroit 1, Tampa Bay


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BOSTON’S CARL CRAWFORD CONNECTS for a two-run double in the first inning against the Texas Rangers Wednesday. 2. LOB-Detroit 4, Tampa Bay 12. 2B-Damon 2 (26). HR-Avila (16), Longoria (22). S-R. Santiago, E.Johnson, Shoppach. SF-A. Jackson.

IP Detroit Scherzer 5 Schlereth 1 1/3 Perry 1 2/3 Pauley 1/3 Below L,0-2 1 1/3 Tampa Bay W.Davis 9 Jo.Peralta W,3-4 1



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Mariners 9, Indians 2 CLEVELAND — Felix Hernandez struck out 10 and the Mariners left the Indians’ playoff hopes flickering. Seattle

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E-Ryan 2 (14), Robinson (2), C.Wells (2). LOB-Seattle 13, Cleveland 11. 2B-Seager 3 (5), W.Pena (2), Chisenhall (9). 3B-Ryan (3). HR-W.Pena (2). SB-I.Suzuki (32), Carrera (7). IP


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E-Valencia (17). DP-Baltimore 1, Minnesota 2. LOB-Baltimore 7, Minnesota 7. 2B-Wieters 2 (23), R.Adams (2), Kubel (20), Morneau (15), Valencia (27). 3B-Reimold (1), Plouffe (1). HR-Mar.Reynolds (28).

Baltimore Guthrie W,6-16 M.Gonzalez Ji.Johnson Minnesota Slowey L,0-2 Dumatrait Capps Perkins





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DP-Oakland 1, New York 2. LOB-Oakland 3, New York 9. 2B-J.Weeks (15), S.Sizemore 2 (18), Cano (34), E.Nunez (13). HR-Crisp 2 (7), Teixeira (35), Swisher 2 (18). SB-Gardner (37). CS-S.Sizemore (2). S-Pennington. IP

Oakland Cahill 6 Fuentes 1 Balfour BS,4-6 1 De Los Santos W,2-0 2 A.Bailey S,18-20 1 New York Sabathia 7 1/3 Robertson 2/3 Ma.Rivera 1 R.Soriano L,2-2 1



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DP-Los Angeles 1. LOB-Chicago 5, Los Angeles 3. 2B-De Aza (3), Callaspo (20), B.Abreu (23), V.Wells (12), Aybar (25), Mathis (11). HR-Tor.Hunter (18). SB-H. Kendrick (12), Aybar (26). CS-De Aza (2), V.Wells (3).

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Rockies sweep Astros in extras Parnell S,1-3 Philadelphia K.Kendrick L,7-6 Schwimer Lidge Bastardo Herndon Madson

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Rockies 7, Astros 6, 10 innings DENVER — Troy TulowHBP-by K.Kendrick (Duda). itzki scored from third on a T-3:41. A-45,689 (43,651). wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning and Colora- Pirates 2, Brewers 0 PITTSBURGH — Four Pittsdo completed a three-game burgh pitchers combined on sweep. a five-hitter. Houston

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One out when winning run scored. E-M.Downs (6), Fowler (6). DP-Houston 1, Colorado 2. LOB-Houston 6, Colorado 16. 2B-M.Downs (15), Ca.Lee (29), Bogusevic (7), Fowler (24), M.Ellis (11). 3B-Corporan (1), Fowler (13). HR-Barmes (9), C.Gonzalez (23), Tulowitzki (26). SB-E.Young (16). CS-Bogusevic (2). S-Fowler. SF-Bogusevic. IP

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E-McKenry (5). DP-Milwaukee 1, Pittsburgh 1. LOB-Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 3. 2B-Tabata (17), J.Harrison (6). SB-C.Hart (5), Braun (29), Lucroy (1). CS-Tabata (7). S-Marcum, J.Harrison. SF-A.McCutchen, Walker. Milwaukee Marcum L,11-4 Saito Dillard Axford Pittsburgh A.Thompson Grilli W,1-0 Veras H,25 Hanrahan S,32-35




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Marlins 6-2, Reds 5-3 MIAMI — Joey Votto homered in both games of a doubleheader, and Bronson Arroyo pitched eight scoreless Mets 7, Phillies 4 innings in the nightcap, leadPHILADELPHIA — New York ing Cincinnati to a split. snapped a five-game losing streak with a win over Phila- Game 1 Cincinnati Florida delphia. ab r h bi ab r h bi HBP-by Da.Carpenter (E.Young). WP-An. Rodriguez 2. T-3:20. A-30,333 (50,490).

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E-Pagan (9), Duda 2 (3), M.Martinez (4). DP-New York 1. LOB-New York 12, Philadelphia 12. 2B-Duda (14), Evans (3), Utley 2 (19), Gload (5). HR-D.Wright (11), Evans (2). SB-Pagan (27), R.Tejada (3), Ruiz (1). S-Pelfrey, K.Kendrick. SF-D.Wright.

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Game 2


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E-Jay (3), Descalso (7). DP-Los Angeles 1. LOB-Los Angeles 7, St. Louis 6. 2B-J.Rivera (9), Loney 2 (17), Craig (10). HR-J.Rivera (3), A.Ellis (1), G.Laird (1). CS-Pujols (1). S-Kuroda.

Los Angeles Kuroda W,10-14 MacDougal Guerrier St. Louis J.Garcia L,10-7 McClellan Rhodes M.Boggs Dotel




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Cubs 3, Braves 2 CHICAGO — Alfonso Soriano homered. Atlanta Bourn cf Prado lf McCnn c Uggla 2b Fremn 1b C.Jones 3b Constnz pr Heywrd rf

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E-C.Jones (5), Uggla (14). DP-Atlanta 2. LOB-Atlanta 5, Chicago 8. HR-C.Jones (13), Ale.Gonzalez (12), A.Soriano (22). SB-S. Castro 2 (16), Campana (17).



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HBP-by Arroyo (Petersen). WP-Cordero. Umpires-Home, Angel Hernandez; First, Mike Estabrook; Second, Manny Gonzalez; Third, Todd Tichenor. T-2:31. A-22,505 (38,560).

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E-Cairo (3), Infante (6), Volstad (1). DP-Cincinnati 2, Florida 1. LOB-Cincinnati 5, Florida 6. 2B-Bruce (24), Stanton (24), Dobbs (17). HR-Votto (24). SB-Cairo (1). CS-Bruce (6). S-Arroyo.

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Giants 2, Padres 1 SAN FRANCISCO — Carlos Beltran hit his first home run since being traded to San Francisco and the Giants held off the Padres. San Diego

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DP-San Diego 3, San Francisco 2. LOBSan Diego 6, San Francisco 4. 3B-O.Hudson (3), Belt (1). HR-Beltran (16). SB-Belt (3). S-Keppinger.

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E-Moustakas 2 (6). DP-Kansas City 1, Toronto 2. LOB-Kansas City 11, Toronto 4. 2B-Butler 2 (32). 3B-Lawrie (2). HR-A.Gordon (17), Bautista (37), Lawrie (4). SB-A.Gordon (14), Me.Cabrera (17). S-Mastroianni.

Kansas City Hochevar L.Coleman L,1-3 Bl.Wood Toronto R.Romero Litsch W,5-3 Janssen H,5 F.Francisco S,11-15




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Darren Calabrese/AP Photos

TORONTO’S YUNEL ESCOBAR, LEFT, TURNS A DOUBLE PLAY over Kansas City’s Mike Moustakas in the second inning. The Royals fell to the Blue Jays, 4-3, on Wednesday in Toronto.


Blue Jays, Bautista sink Kansas City, 4-3 TORONTO (AP) — Even after his team stranded 11 runners and went 2-for-14 with men in scoring position, Royals manager Ned Yost wasn’t getting worked up about missed opportunities. Brett Lawrie hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Jose Bautista added his major leagueleading 37th homer and the Toronto Blue Jays ROYALS beat Kansas City VS. JAYS 4-3 on WednesWhen: 6:10 day night. tonight “ I Where: Todidn’t feel ronto like we Pitchers: let one Francis (4-14) get away, vs. Cecil (4-6) I just feel like we TV: FSKC got beat,” (chs. 36, 236) Yost said. Kansas City took a 2-0 lead through three innings against Toronto ace Ricky Romero but couldn’t manage another hit with runners in scoring position the rest of the way. “When you jump out in front like we did, you want to win that game,” Royals designated hitter Billy Butler said. Still, against the red-hot Romero, any offense was welcomed. The lefty came in with a 5-0 record and 0.89 ERA since July 27, tied for the most wins in the majors while compiling the best ERA in that span. “We put three runs up on one of the best lefties in the game,” Butler said. “You can’t really say we didn’t try to capitalize on his mistakes. That’s just how it is. Even when he’s off you’re

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KANSAS CITY STARTING PITCHER LUKE HOCHEVAR, RIGHT, STANDS ON THE MOUND as Toronto’s Jose Bautista rounds the bases following a two-run home run in the fourth inning. only going to get three and when he’s on you’re going to get none.” Romero gave up three runs and eight hits in six innings. That was as many earned runs as he had allowed in his previous three starts com-

bined. He walked four and struck out three. “They hit everything I left over the plate,” Romero said. “Those mistake pitches, they didn’t miss them.” Jesse Litsch (5-3) pitched one scoreless inning of relief.

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Berkman wants to stay in St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Berkman would like to stay in St. Louis, regardless of where the Cardinals finish in the standings. “I’m sure next year I’ll play somewhere,” Berkman said Wednesday. “Hopefully it’ll be here, but part of that’s not up to me.” If general manager John Mozeliak called Berkman’s agent to make a deal now, Berkman said he’d be all for it. “Oh yeah, absolutely,” he added. “This would be my first choice. The Cardinals signed Berkman to a one-year, $8 million free agent contract last December and he’s having a big comeback year with 29 homers, 78 RBIs and a .290 average. He’s been healthy, too, appearing in 114 games and making the routine plays in right field. Berkman’s future is among the big decisions facing the Cardinals in the offseason

and could hinge on whether Albert Pujols leaves in free agency. St. Louis also has a contract option on pitcher Chris Carpenter, who has made a strong rebound after starting the season 1-7 and is 8-8 with a 3.57 ERA. Although the Cardinals are fast running out of time this year, Berkman believes the Cardinals are not far away from being contenders. The Cardinals are 10-13 since acquiring Edwin Jackson and Rafael Furcal at the trade deadline and are 10 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers, who are on a 24-5 tear even after losing in Pittsburgh Wednesday. “Like I’ve said, this is a great group of guys,” Berkman said. “I think it has a lot of potential even if things don’t go like we want to, like we want them to this year. “I still feel like this is not a team that is rebuilding, it’s not a team that’s very far from away from being right

where it needs to be.” Berkman has enjoyed playing for manager Tony La Russa and disagrees with those who believe the manager’s intensity can make a team play tight. Instead, he said La Russa keeps players on task. “I think his intensity is only beneficial to us,” Berkman said. “It’s hard over the course of a long season to maintain focus and intensity like you need to be successful, and he supplies a lot of that. “The rest of it’s up to us.” Though the Cardinals have foundered, Berkman said it’s not a tight clubhouse. “I think you go around and even at this low ebb of the season we’re ready to come back and play tomorrow,” Berkman said. “Nobody’s going on suicide watch or anything. “We just know we have to start winning games in bunches.”

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NCAA hits Bruce Pearl with 3-year penalty By Beth Rucker Associated Press Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE, TENN. — The NCAA said it wanted to send a clear message by slapping Bruce Pearl with a three-year show-cause penalty: Coaches are responsible for their programs. The sanctions announced Wednesday make it harder for the former Tennessee

men’s basketball coach to get another college job anytime soon. Pearl is prohibited from recruiting during the next three Pearl years, and a school would have to convince the

NCAA to change its mind if it wanted to hire him during that time. “As these allegations are becoming more and more regular, it’s very clear that a head coach is being held responsible for his program,” said Britton Banowsky, Conference USA commissioner and vice-chair of the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions. The NCAA said Wednes-

day it had punished Pearl for lying to investigators about improperly hosting recruits at his home and urging others to do the same. Former Pearl assistants Tony Jones, Jason Shay and Steve Forbes face the same sanctions, except they were only given one-year show-cause penalties for their own roles in misleading the NCAA. “Those who are not forth-

coming and not cooperative and unethical in their responses, the committee takes that very seriously, and they will be punished appropriately,” said Dennis Thomas, MidEastern Athletic Conference commissioner and chair of the Committee on Infractions. Pearl did not immediately respond to a call by The Associated Press seeking comment.

The Committee on Infractions was impressed with the level of cooperation it got from Tennessee during the two-year investigation into recruiting by Pearl’s program and the football program under then-coach Lane Kiffin. It chose not to punish the university beyond its selfimposed sanctions, which include two years of probation beginning Wednesday.

OUR TOWN SPORTS 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 !

LET US KNOW Do you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session on tap? How about someone who turned in a noteworthy performance? We’d like you to tell us about it. Mail it to Our Town Sports, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044, fax it to 785 843-4512, email to or call 832-7147.

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 adastraareaaa variety of classes, including or call Patrick at Cardio Tennis, for all ages, 331-6940. from beginners to advanced ! players. For information, call Horseshoe league: League 749-3200 or email jayhawknight is every Thursday ning at 7 at Broken Arrow. Any! one interested can call Wynne Family Promise golf: at 843-8450. Former Kansas University ! men’s basketball player Wayne Hawk Hundred trail run: Simien and Cindy Self, wife of The Lawrence Trail Hawks are KU basketball coach Bill Self, hosting Lawrence’s first-100are co-chairs for the third-annual mile foot race on the North Family Promise Golf TournaShore Trails at Clinton Lake on ment on Sept. 19 at Alvamar Sept. 10-11. Country Club. The four-person The Hawk Hundred features scramble has special rules that four, 23-mile loops on Clinton ensure a 4 1/2 hour round. RegLake’s rocky, root-bound North istration fee of $200 per player Shore trail system, with an includes lunch and dinner plus eight-mile out-and-back at admission for two for the Aucthe end. Runners will have 32 tion Party on Sept. 18. Downhours to complete the course, load registration form at www. starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, or Sept. 10. call Joe at 785-331-5024. The race will be run old ! school with extremely limited Softball players sought: support for runners. Water The Vipers 14UC girls fastwill be provided on the course, pitch softball team is seeking along with notebooks where infield and outfield players. For runners sign in to keep track information, contact Melvin of how many laps they’ve Hurrelbrink at 785-331-6735 completed. or, Because of the limited supor Tim McBride at 785-691port and because of the many 5065 or tmac113_99@yahoo. unknowns this first race prescom. ents, entrance is only open to ! runners who have completed a 100-mile or longer race in the CTG flag football: Called allotted time since 2009. To Greatness will offer its Flag The race begins and ends Football Experience this fall. at Shelter 4 in Campground A structured and competitive One of Clinton Lake State weekly event will emphasize Park. For more information, skill and character developvisit the race page at www. ment taught during individual or drill work and then reinforced call race director Gary Henry through team competition. at 766-0293 or e-mail Gary at It’s for grades 3-6. The first session starts Sept. 10. For information, visit http://called! Valley soccer tournafootball-experience/. ment: The 2011 Kaw Valley ! Cup soccer tournament will be Baseball tryouts: Tryouts September 16-18 in Lawrence. are upcoming for a competitive The tournament is open to U10 baseball team, which will Divisions 2-5, Gold and Silver, U9 to U14, Boys and Girls. Reg- play in DCABA and in several istration fees are: $445 for U9 tournaments. For information email or and U10 (six vs. six); $475 for U11 and U12 (eight vs. eight); call 785-230-9624 for infor$500 U13 and U14 (11 vs. 11). mation on August/September Parking is now included in reg- dates and location. istration fees. Register online ! at https://register.htgsports. Just Food golf: The first net/default.aspx?id=766. For Just Food Golf Tournament more info, contact kirsten@ will be Sept. 12 at Eagle Bend. There will be a gift bag and ! lunch for all golfers, prizes for Fall soccer leagues: Regtwo flights and hole prizes. istration is open for fall soccer Registration for the fourwith Kaw Valley Soccer Asperson scramble will be at 7:30 sociation. KVSA offers several a.m., with a shotgun start to opportunities to play soccer for follow at 8. Sponsorship regiskids of all ages and skill levels, tration form: including: Kickers (3 year justfood/jf_golf_sponsor.pdf olds), Hobbits (4 & 5 year olds and golfer registration form: not yet in kindergarten), Rec reation (U6 – U12), Club (U10 jf_golf_regis.pdf – U14), All Girls Academy (U10 ! – U12), Premier (U9 – U19), Aquahawks accepting: High School. For more informaThe Lawrence Aquahawks tion, go to www.kawvalleysocare always accepting new, or to register, go to members. The Aquahawks http://www.kawvalleysoccer. will be hosting New Swimcom/home.php?layout=1023. mer Clinics on Aug. 28 and ! 31 at the Lawrence Indoor Bonnie Henrickson golf Aquatic Center. The Aug. 28 tournament: Kansas women’s clinic will run from 4-4:45 p.m. basketball coach Bonnie Hen- The Aug. 31 clinic will run rickson will host her seventh from 5-5:45 p.m. All ages 5-18 annual golf tournament on are welcome. Please bring a Sept. 17 at Alvamar. Register suit, towel, goggles & swim now online at www.bonniegolf. cap if you have one. For inforcom. mation call assistant coach Justin Clossen 785-393-2468 ! or email justin@aquahawks. Tennis classes, leagues, org. lessons: The Jayhawk Ten! nis Center is enrolling for fall classes and lessons. JTC uses Jayhawk baseball camps: the Quick Start Tennis ProKansas University baseball gram for ages 3-10 and offers is hosting several fall youth

baseball camps: Youth Games Camp: Sept. 6, 13, 29, 27, 6-8pm, Hoglund Ballpark, Ages 10-12. $125; Fall Hitting Academies: 4-week sessions in September, October, and November; ages 8-18, $125; Elite Pitching/Catching Academy: 8-week session starting Sept. 7, grades 9-12; $275; Showcase Weekend for high school juniors and seniors: Sept. 24 or 25, $100 before Sept. 9. For information call 785-864-7907. !

Cycling team: Join Team GP VeloTek (www.gpvelotek. com) to improve your road cycling. Open to youth and adults from beginners to advance cyclists. We even have free loaner bikes for kids, too. Contact coach Jim Whittaker at 913.269.VELO or velotek@

division and a seventh-/eighthgrade division. Each team will play four 10 minute games a night. The league will run 7-8:15 p.m. Sundays on Sept. 18, 25 and Oct. 2, 9, 16. Games will be played at Free State High. For information contact Wood at 785-477-5015 or Duncan at 785-766-9840. !

Girls basketball workouts: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State High girls coach Bryan Duncan will host fall basketball workouts for girls in grades 4-8. The workouts will be at FSHS and will be on Wednesday nights from 7:30-8:45 p.m. The workouts will begin September 14 and run through October 12. For information, contact Wood at 785-477-5015 or Duncan at 785-766-9840.



Shoreline Shuffle: The Lawrence Trail Hawks will host the third-annual Shoreline Shuffle 5K Trail run Sept. 24 on Clinton Lake’s North Shore Trails. The Shoreline Shuffle begins and ends at Shelter 4, Campground One, in Clinton Lake State Park. The race entry form and online registration are both available at www. For information, visit or e-mail race director Karen Collier at

LPRD adult sports: Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is taking team registration for fall adult basketball, volleyball and dodgeball. The registration deadline is Sept. 9, but register by Aug. 31 to receive a discount. For information, call 832-7920 or log on to our website at


Dr. Bob Run: The second annual Dr. Bob 5K Run/Jog/ Walk will take place Sept. 17 at Rim Rock Farm. The event, which begins at 8 a.m., is presented by the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences in the KU School of Education. It honors former KU athletic director and HSES professor, the late Dr. Bob Frederick. Register online at: drbobrun. Information is available at Gary Gribble’s Running Sports Store at 839 Mass. For information, contact Phill Vardiman at 785-864-0709 or Bernie Kish at 785-8640703


Basketball tryouts: The Lawrence fifth grade Phog Hoopsters boys basketball team will conduct tryouts at the East Lawrence Rec. Center on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. to fill three open positions for the upcoming season. This team is also planning on playing in a minimum of four outside tournaments. For more information contact John Bennett at 913-461-7015. !

10-U Phenix: The 10U Lawrence Phenix is looking for a couple players to round out the roster. Please contact Rick Ross 620-491-3260 or email for more information and to schedule a tryout.

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Lawrence swim team: Ad Astra Area Aquatics, a competitive year-round swim team, announces “Team Try-outs & Bring a Friend” to learn more about our program from 6-7 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Indoor Aquatic Center. Wear a suit, bring goggles and a towel. For more information contact coach Patrick at (785) 3316940 or visit

A Final Fridays Exhibit hosted by the Lawrence Journal-World &


LPRD recreation basketball: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking registrations for K-5 youths interested in participating in the 2011 Youth Recreational Basketball program. To register, stop by any of the recreation centers or register online at: http://www. Registration deadline is Sept. 15. Contact the Youth Sports office 832-7940 with questions. !

Hoopster competitive basketball: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking “TEAM” registrations for those coaches interested in entering their team in the 2011-12 Hoopster Basketball program. To register, stop by any of the recreation centers or download a registration form from www. Registration is limited to eight teams per age division. Contact the Youth Sports office 832-7940 with questions. !

3-on-3 Hoops League: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State coach Bryan Duncan will be offering a 3-on-3 basketball league this fall for girls enrolled in grades 4-8. The league will be split up into a fourth-/fifth-/sixth-grade

Friday, August 26 5-8 p.m. Lawrence Journal-World, 645 New Hampshire For the last few weeks, the Lawrence Journal-World and have been requesting you find old photographs of Lawrence locations and take a picture of that same place today, with the old picture in the shot. The project is called Dear Lawrence, and the response we’ve received has been truly fantastic. We’re inviting Lawrence to join us for this Final Fridays exhibit and enjoy all the amazing photographs on display.

The best displayed in print, selected by our photographers Walk through our gallery of historic Lawrence photos All submitted photos will be on display Light refreshments



X Thursday, August 25, 2011

Cassel making the most of his chances By Dave Skretta Associated Press Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Trent Green knows about paying dues. He was hardly recruited out of high school. He threw more interceptions than touchdowns in college. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the eighth round, which doesn’t even exist now, and couldn’t make it in the CFL, where he was cut after one season as a backup. It all makes him appreciate the path Matt Cassel has walked. “ M y big thing CHIEFS was, and it was the VS. RAMS same with Matt, you When: Friday, may only 7 p.m. get once chance,” Where: said Green, Arrowhead w h o TV: CBS emerged as (chs. 5, 205) a Pro Bowl quarterback in Kansas City. He sees a lot of himself in Cassel, who likewise has gone from a backup biding his time to a Pro Bowl member of the Chiefs. “It’s not like you’re a highround draft pick and you’re going to get lots of chances,” Green said this week. “You may only get one chance you’d better make the most of it.” Cassel certainly has. He spent his entire college career backing up Heisman Trophy winners Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart at Southern Cal, and then was drafted in the seventh round by the Patriots, where he found himself third on the depth chart behind superstar Tom Brady and veteran Doug Flutie.

Associated Press Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Brandon Siler tore an Achilles tendon during practice this week and is the latest to join a growing list of NFL players to sustain the seasonending injury. Siler’s agent, David Canter, confirmed the injury in a text message to The Associated Press Wednesday. He didn’t know which Achilles was hurt, but said Siler already had surgery to repair it.

Associated Press NFL Writer

Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS QUARTERBACK MATT CASSEL LOOKS for an open man during last Friday’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. Cassel worked his way from a backup to a starter in the NFL, something teammates said they respect. It wasn’t until the 2008 season opener — against the Chiefs, ironically — that Cassel finally got his shot. Brady tore knee ligaments getting sacked in the first quarter and Cassel came in to lead the Patriots to a 17-10 victory. He wound up showing enough that Kansas City traded for him in the offseason, and immediately gave him the starting job on a rebuilding team. Just like Green, Cassel had weathered every roadblock put in his way. Longtime center Casey Wiegmann worked with Green in Kansas City before spending time with the Denver Broncos, and is back with the Chiefs this season. He said there’s something special about a quarterback who pays his dues, something he couldn’t quite put his finger

“We’re both beside ourselves upset,” Canter said. Siler was competing for the middle linebacker spot alongside Derrick Johnson after signing with the Chiefs as a free agent. Siler had looked g o o d Siler throughout fall camp after picking up 44 tackles, one sack and one in-

Titans, Johnson closer to resolving holdout By Teresa M. Walker Associated Press Sports Writer

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Tennessee general manager Mike Reinfeldt said Wednesday’s meeting with Chris Johnson was beneficial even though no deal was reached to end the running back’s holdout. The GM expects to talk with the running back’s agent again in the “next day or so.” Reinfeldt and Vin Marino, the Titans’ vice president of football administration, met Wednesday morning with Johnson and his agent Joel Segal. Reinfeldt said in a statement he felt it was important to meet face to face. “I’m not sure there was any progress made, but I do think it was beneficial to meet. We were able to discuss several different elements of a potential contract, but there was no agreement on those topics,” Reinfeldt said. “I do expect to have another conversation with Joel in the next day or so to discuss things further.” Neither Johnson nor his agent immediately responded to messages from The Associated Press. But The Tennessean reported Johnson flew home to Orlando.

Broncos take it slow with Tebow By Arnie Stapleton

on but that differentiates those kinds of players from those simply handed a starting job. “Trent was a guy who had to work his way up, and when he finally got here, it didn’t change him,” Wiegmann said. “He kept working hard and trying to get to the top. And I played with Jay Cutler in Denver, where he was a firstround pick, and basically it was his job to lose. “Don’t get me wrong, I like what Jay does as a quarterback,” Wiegmann said, “but you just get a different feel from guys who had to work their way up.” Call it unwavering leadership, call it unquestioned respect, call it whatever you want. But Cassel developed it to the point where the rest of the Chiefs were willing to follow.

They went 4-11 in games he started his first season in Kansas City, double the win total of the previous year. Then the breakthrough in 2010, when Cassel threw for 3,116 yards and 27 touchdowns with only seven picks, leading the Chiefs to a surprising AFC West title. Now, the Chiefs will be counting on Cassel to exhibit even more improvement. Their schedule has been beefed up dramatically after the rousing success of 2010, and the growth of their 28-year-old quarterback will be the biggest reason that success is short-lived or sustained. “He knows a lot about football,” said wide receiver Steve Breaston. “In meetings and on the field, he’s really coaching me up. Getting on the same page and

things like that, that’s big for a quarterback, pointing out the defense and showing you want you want. You don’t just see what’s on paper, you see what the quarterback is thinking, and you can be really dangerous like that.” Todd Haley called Cassel “an extension of me as the head coach,” the guy on the field who runs the show. He’s been impressed by the way his quarterback has taken over the team. “Matt is passionate about being part of and helping take this team to high places,” Haley said in a slow, thoughtful tone. “He’s not a guy who is content too often regardless of how he does, so you know, he’s getting better every day. ... That’s what he’s doing, and that’s why I’m excited.”

Newly signed Chiefs linebacker Brandon Siler tears Achilles tendon By Dave Skretta

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The Titans and Johnson have been far apart on an extension, even though Tennessee officials have said they are ready to make the three-time Pro Bowler the highest paid running back in NFL history. Segal was the first person Tennessee called when the lockout ended. Johnson has said he will not report until he gets a new deal — even with two years left on his contract — and missed all of the Titans’ camp, which wrapped Monday. The running back leads the NFL in yards rushing over the past three seasons and has said he wants at least $30 million in guaranteed money. Each time a free agent has signed a high-priced contract since the end of the NFL lockout only seems to bolster his pay demands. “CJ’s the best back in the game,” fullback Ahmard Hall said. “He makes everybody’s job that much more easier. You go out there, you just have to get in front of your guy, get a good connection with your guy, and he’s gone. Everybody’s seen it around the nation.” Coach Mike Munchak said the fact Johnson came to town is a good sign that they’re at least headed in the right direction.

terception in 12 games with the San Diego Chargers last season. “I don’t really know what happened,” said Demorrio Williams, who has been competing with Siler for playing time. “I just saw him land on the ground.” The Chiefs’ policy is to not discuss injuries, although they’re quickly stacking up. First-round draft pick Jonathan Baldwin hurt his right thumb in a reported locker room altercation with running back Thomas Jones. Fellow wide receiver Steve

Breaston also has missed some practice time, along with offensive linemen Jared Gaither, Ryan O’Callaghan and Darryl Harris, cornerback Brandon Flowers and linebackers Gabe Miller and Eric Bakhtiari. The Chiefs should be able to withstand the loss of Siler, who could also have contributed to special teams. Jovan Belcher has made 131 tackles while playing significant snaps the past two seasons, and Williams and Cory Greenwood are in the mix. “I think we have good

depth,” Johnson said. “It’s always tough to lose a linebacker, and it’s hard. It’s hard. But this is a violent sport.” Siler’s injury is the first significant one for the Chiefs, though hardly the first round the league, where some believe the NFL lockout has contributed to more seasonending injuries. The lockout wiped out organized team activities and the ability for players to use team facilities during the summer months, which some argue resulted in players arriving at camp out of shape.

Colts sign Collins as a backup By Michael Marot Associated Press Sports Writer

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts are bringing one veteran quarterback out of retirement. No, not Brett Favre. The Colts agreed to terms Wednesday with Kerry Collins, making him the likely starter in case Peyton Manning hasn’t completely recovered from offseason neck surgery when the season opens Sept. 11. Collins said he has been given no indication that Manning won’t play at Houston. “Hopefully, Peyton will be back, but if he’s not maybe I can be one of the guys that can help this ball club,” Collins said in a conference call with reporters Wednesday night. “The biggest draw for me coming here was just being with a team that I have a lot of respect for and a lot of history with, and really to be with a great team and play with one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time.” Collins agreed to a oneyear contract and acknowledged he could be talked into staying longer than 2011. Not everyone in the Colts locker room is enamored with the move. “We don’t even know him, we ain’t vanilla, man, we ain’t no simple offense,” receiver Reggie Wayne said. “So for him to come in here

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TENNESSEE TITANS QUARTERBACK KERRY COLLINS PASSES last December against the Houston Texans. The Indianapolis Colts hope to bring Collins on to back up injured quarterback Peyton Manning. and be the starter, I don’t see it. I think that’s a step back.” Colts coach Jim Caldwell wasn’t available to talk with reporters about Collins, a player he coached at Penn State, because the official announcement didn’t come until after practice. Caldwell spoke with reporters before practice. But he struck a calm tone in a statement released by the team. “He is a veteran quarterback who has started many games and he brings dimen-

sion and depth to the quarterback position, which will be helpful,” Caldwell said. “He is familiar with our division and will make a great addition to our roster.” The move is another indication that Manning’s streak of 227 consecutive starts, including playoff games, is in serious jeopardy for the first time since 2008. Manning had surgery May 23 to repair a nerve in his neck, and the recovery has gone slower than expected.

ENGLEWOOD, COLO. — Nobody’s questioning Tim Tebow’s character or work ethic, just his readiness. The Denver Broncos have concluded he’s not set to start in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’re ready to cut ties with him. The latest twist in Denver’s summer soap opera is rampant speculation that the Broncos will try to trade or even waive the second-year pro from Florida whose popularity still trumps his polish. That makes little football or financial sense. He’s the only quarterback on the roster who’s under contract after this season. Earlier this month he received a $6.275 million bonus and his salaries through 2014 are very palatable. So, the Broncos can continue to have patience and see if this project that former coach Josh McDaniels Tebow thrust upon them might eventually pan out. Some of Tebow’s supporters are starting to see the Broncos as the bad guys in all this. Because the Broncos don’t share his rabid fans’ unbridled enthusiasm and blind faith in the quarterback’s ability to win right away, the feeling among his staunchest supporters is that the Broncos must have a problem with Tebow’s personality, not his play. Why else would they refuse to anoint Tebow, one of the most accomplished and beloved players in the history of college football, as the starter over Kyle Orton and Brady Quinn, two quarterbacks with losing career records who don’t share Tebow’s winning pedigree? Because Orton is better, by any meaningful measure, right now. And it looks like Quinn is, too. The standard response to criticism of Tebow’s game — or praise of Orton’s or Quinn’s — is to declare that Tebow is a hard worker and a great guy and those attributes should trump all this talk about messy mechanics and flawed footwork. Tebow has had a bad training camp. He never came close to challenging Orton for the starting job and appears to have slipped behind Quinn on the depth chart although he has two preseason games left to win the backup job. Even Adam Weber, an undrafted rookie from Minnesota, shows more smoothness in his throws sometimes than the former national champion and Heisman Trophy winner; like Wednesday, when he dropped a 40-yard touchdown toss into the arms of D’Andre Goodwin in double coverage during drills. There was even a Yahoo Sports report this week suggesting “some people in the organization believe that Tim Tebow is the fourth-best quarterback on the roster.” “Maybe they heard it from the cook, I’m not sure,” coach John Fox cracked after practice Wednesday. “We hold Tim in high regard. I think he’s got a bright future in this game. He’s playing maybe the hardest position I know in the NFL there is to play, and maybe in all of sport. He’s progressing fine.” Tebow only had two passes in the second preseason game last week. “He’ll get more opportunities in games as we go,” Fox said. “... Everybody in this building has high regard for Tim Tebow, and he’s doing just fine.” At any rate, Tebow’s the only quarterback who’s under contract after this season and he is signed through 2014. The Broncos are willing to give the experiment some time.



8B Thursday, August 25, 2011


NFL Preseason

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF Miami 2 0 0 1.000 48 New England 2 0 0 1.000 78 N.Y. Jets 1 1 0 .500 43 Buffalo 0 2 0 .000 13 South W L T Pct PF Houston 2 0 0 1.000 47 Jacksonville 1 1 0 .500 27 Tennessee 1 1 0 .500 30 Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000 13 North W L T Pct PF Baltimore 1 1 0 .500 37 Cleveland 1 1 0 .500 55 Pittsburgh 1 1 0 .500 31 Cincinnati 0 2 0 .000 10 West W L T Pct PF Denver 1 1 0 .500 47 San Diego 1 1 0 .500 37 Kansas City 0 2 0 .000 13 Oakland 0 2 0 .000 21 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF Washington 2 0 0 1.000 32 Dallas 1 1 0 .500 31 N.Y. Giants 1 1 0 .500 51 Philadelphia 1 1 0 .500 27 South W L T Pct PF Carolina 1 1 0 .500 30 New Orleans 1 1 0 .500 38 Tampa Bay 1 1 0 .500 39 Atlanta 0 2 0 .000 36 North W L T Pct PF Detroit 2 0 0 1.000 64 Chicago 1 1 0 .500 23 Green Bay 1 1 0 .500 45 Minnesota 1 1 0 .500 23 West W L T Pct PF St. Louis 2 0 0 1.000 50 Arizona 1 1 0 .500 44 San Francisco 1 1 0 .500 20 Seattle 1 1 0 .500 31 Today’s Games Carolina at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. Cleveland at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. Washington at Baltimore, 7 p.m. Friday’s Games St. Louis at Kansas City, 7 p.m. Green Bay at Indianapolis, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games Jacksonville at Buffalo, 6 p.m. N.Y. Jets at N.Y. Giants, 6 p.m. Miami at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. Houston at San Francisco, 7 p.m. Dallas at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Chicago at Tennessee, 7 p.m. New England at Detroit, 7 p.m. Seattle at Denver, 8 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 9 p.m. Sunday’s Game New Orleans at Oakland, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 1 Detroit at Buffalo, 5:30 p.m. Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. Baltimore at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. N.Y. Giants at New England, 6:30 p.m. Dallas at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 6:30 p.m. St. Louis at Jacksonville, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Jets, 6:30 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago, 7 p.m. Kansas City at Green Bay, 7 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Tennessee at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7 p.m. Denver at Arizona, 9 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 9 p.m. Friday, Sep. 2 Oakland at Seattle, 9:30 p.m.

PA 33 26 27 34 PA 30 60 20 49 PA 26 47 30 61 PA 34 31 56 41 PA 10 43 33 30 PA 30 30 31 43 PA 31 44 47 21 PA 26 46 27 37

BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS-Recalled INF Cord Phelps from Columbus (IL). Optioned RHP Zach McAllister to Columbus. TEXAS RANGERS-Recalled RHP Darren O’Day from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned C Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock. TORONTO BLUE JAYS-Recalled OF Darin Mastroianni from Las Vegas (PCL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS-Designated INF Cody Ransom for assignment. COLORADO ROCKIES-Selected the contract of 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned INF Chris Nelson to Colorado Springs. Designated INF Ryan Rohlinger for assignment. FLORIDA MARLINS-Recalled OF Logan Morrison from New Orleans (PCL). HOUSTON ASTROS-Placed LHP Sergio Escalona on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Juan Abreu from Oklahoma City (PCL). NEW YORK METS-Placed RHP Jonathon Niese on the 15-day DL. Called up C Mike Nickeas from Buffalo (IL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES-Placed LHP Ryan Ludwick on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of LHP Aaron Thompson from Indianapolis (IL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS-Claimed RHP Heath Bell off waivers from San Diego. American Association LINCOLN SALTDOGS-Sold the contract of INF Vance Albitz to St. Louis (NL). Signed INF Travis Weaver. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS-Signed QB Brodie Croyle and P Dave Zastudil. Waived QB Max Hall and OT Jake Vermiglio. BUFFALO BILLS-Signed WR Ruvell Martin. DALLAS COWBOYS-Signed CB Orlando Scandrick to a five-year contract extension. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-Agreed to terms with QB Kerry Collins. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS-Signed OL Mike Berry. NEW YORK GIANTS-Waived LB Kenny Ingram. NEW YORK JETS-Signed S Tracy Wilson. Waived LB Brandon Long and G Chris Stewart. Claimed OT Nevin McCaskill off waivers from Pittsburgh. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS-Signed LB Kevin Bentley to a one-year contract. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS-Waived TE Colin Cloherty. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS-Re-signed RB Vai Taua. Released DT Kentwan Balmer. HOCKEY National Hockey League WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed F Stanislav Galiev to a three-year contract. American Hockey League SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Signed LW Justin Vaive. ECHL KALAMAZOO WINGS-Signed G Riley Gill, D Joe Charlebois and D Elgin Read. COLLEGE BIG EAST CONFERENCE-Named Shane Harrison digital media assistant. ALBANY (NY)-Named Stacy Birk assistant softball coach. BOSTON COLLEGE-Named Izzi Metz director of operations for men’s basketball. COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY-Named Joseph Galante interim wrestling coach. CENTRAL MICHIGAN-Suspended junior DB Lorenzo White one game for unspecified violations of athletics department policy. Announced senior DE Kashawn Fraser, who was suspended during spring practice, will complete his punishment by missing the first two games of the season. DELAWARE-Named Jon Scheer has returned to the men’s part-time assistant soccer coach. MANHATTAN-Named Jim Duffy baseball coach. SYRACUSE-Named Rachel Newsted compliance coordinator. TENNESSEE-Dismissed junior DB Janzen Jackson. TEXAS A&M-Named John Reese men’s assitant basketball coach.

Wednesday At Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center Grapevine, Texas Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, def. Dominika Cibulkova (2), Slovakia, 6-3, 6-1. Aravane Rezai, France, def. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Anastasija Sevastova, Latvia, def. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Angelique Kerber, Germany, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles Quarterfinals Alize Cornet and Pauline Parmentier, France, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, and Jasmin Woehr (1), Germany, 6-4, 1-6, 10-1. Alberta Brianti, Itlaly, and Sorana Cirstea, Romania, def. Andreja Klepac, Slovenia, and Tatiana Poutchek (2), Belarus, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (0), 12-10 tiebreak. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, and Casey Dellacqua (3), Australia, def. Liga Dekmeijere, Latvia, and Megan MoultonLevy, United States, 7-5, 5-7, 10-8 tiebreak.

Winston-Salem Open

A U.S. Open Series event Wednesday At The Wake Forest Tennis Center Winston-Salem, N.C. Purse: $625,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Third Round Sergiy Stakhovsky (9), Ukraine, def. Nikolay Davydenko (5), Russia, 6-4, 6-4. Julien Benneteau, France, def. Igor Andreev, Russia, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (5). Alexandr Dolgopolov (3), Ukraine, def. Grigor Dimitrov (14), Bulgaria, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7). Robin Haase (10), Netherlands, def. Pierre-Ludovic Duclos, Canada, 6-4, 7-5. John Isner (4), United States, def. Jarkko Nieminen (13), Finland, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Marcos Baghdatis (8), Cyprus, def. Steve Darcis, Belgium, 7-5, 6-0. Juan Monaco (7), Argentina, def. Kei Nishikori, Japan, 6-0, 6-3. Andy Roddick (1), United States, def. Santiago Giraldo (15), Colombia, 6-1, 6-3. Doubles First Round Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram, Israel, def. Mahesh Bhupathi, India, and Mark Knowles (3), Bahamas, 6-4, 6-3. Quarterfinals Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Jamie Murray, Britain, def. Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic, and Horia Tecau, Romania, 7-5, 3-6, 10-8 tiebreak. Christopher Kas, Germany, and Alexander Peya (4), Austria, def. Michael Russell and Donald Young, United States, 6-2, 6-1. Colin Fleming, Britain, and Scott Lipsky, United States, def. Treat Conrad Huey, Philippines, and Corey Parr, United States, 7-6 (5), 6-4.

New Haven Open

A U.S. Open Series event Wednesday At The Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale New Haven, Conn. Purse: $618,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Marion Bartoli (4), France, def. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, 6-2, 7-5 (5). Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (8), Russia, def. Roberta Vinci, Italy, 6-2, 6-4. Li Na (2), China, def. Maria Kirilenko, Russia, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Doubles First Round Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Katarina Srebotnik (1), Slovenia, def. Maria Kondratieva, Russia, and Sophie Lefevre, France, 6-3, 6-1. Quarterfinals Chuang Chia-jung, Taiwan, and Olga Govortsova (3), Belarus, def. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, and Alexandra Dulgheru, Romania, 4-6, 6-0, 10-7 tiebreak.

World Truck-O’Reilly 200

Wednesday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: .533 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (6) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 146.7 rating, 0 points, $29,225. 2. (12) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 200, 107.1, 42, $26,075. 3. (9) Todd Bodine, Toyota, 200, 100.5, 41, $20,225. 4. (5) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 200, 113.1, 40, $16,775. 5. (8) Timothy Peters, Toyota, 200, 88.9, 39, $13,825. 6. (10) Joey Coulter, Chevrolet, 200, 101.7, 38, $12,250. 7. (29) Justin Lofton, Toyota, 200, 77.6, 37, $12,100. 8. (2) Nelson Piquet Jr., Chevrolet, 200, 92.7, 36, $11,050. 9. (1) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 109.3, 0, $10,950. 10. (11) Parker Kligerman, Dodge, 200, 86.5, 34, $14,375. 11. (15) David Starr, Toyota, 200, 80.8, 33, $10,900. 12. (30) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 200, 77.3, 32, $10,750. 13. (27) David Mayhew, Chevrolet, 200, 68.2, 0, $8,450. 14. (31) Clay Rogers, Chevrolet, 200, 54.2, 30, $10,650. 15. (14) Johanna Long, Toyota, 200, 62.2, 29, $11,900. 16. (20) Jason White, Chevrolet, 199, 100.3, 29, $10,500. 17. (13) Josh Richards, Toyota, 199, 60.7, 27, $8,195. 18. (35) Blake Feese, Chevrolet, 199, 44.5, 26, $10,375. 19. (34) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 199, 44.5, 25, $10,325. 20. (4) Brendan Gaughan, Toyota, 198, 102.4, 24, $11,000. 21. (18) Matt Crafton, Chevrolet, 198, 70.5, 23, $10,225. 22. (28) Bryan Silas, Ford, 198, 39.7, 0, $7,950. 23. (17) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 197, 74.6, 21, $10,175. 24. (3) Ron Hornaday Jr., Chevrolet, 197, 37.9, 20, $8,900. 25. (26) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, ignition, 192, 47.2, 19, $9,000. 26. (33) Max Papis, Toyota, 192, 33.9, 18, $7,800. 27. (21) Brian Johnson Jr., Chevrolet, 178, 43.4, 17, $8,125. 28. (24) Jeff Agnew, Chevrolet, accident, 170, 58.7, 16, $7,750. 29. (22) Ricky Carmichael, Chevrolet, 161, 47.4, 15, $7,700. 30. (7) Kyle Busch, Toyota, accident, 100, 85.2, 0, $8,175. 31. (16) Miguel Paludo, Toyota, engine, 90, 58.9, 13, $7,240. 32. (19) John King, Toyota, wheel bearing, 62, 32.5, 12, $7,175. 33. (25) Jake Crum, Chevrolet, accident, 61, 44.8, 11, $7,150. 34. (23) Chris Jones, Chevrolet, accident, 54, 45, 10, $7,125. 35. (32) Mike Garvey, Chevrolet, brakes, 4, 31.5, 9, $7,100. 36. (36) Brent Raymer, Chevrolet, electrical, 3, 28.6, 8, $7,064. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 69.953 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 31 minutes, 26 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.434 seconds. Caution Flags: 9 for 62 laps. Lead Changes: 2 among 3 drivers. Lap Leaders: E.Sadler 1-53; J.White 54-97; K.Harvick 98-200.


Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Harvick, 1 time for 103 laps; E.Sadler, 1 time for 53 laps; J.White, 1 time for 44 laps. Top 10 in Points: 1. J.Sauter, 561; 2. J.Buescher, 554; 3. T.Peters, 546; 4. A.Dillon, 532; 5. C.Whitt, 519; 6. J.Coulter, 506; 7. M.Crafton, 498; 8. P.Kligerman, 494; 9. R.Hornaday Jr., 493; 10. T.Bodine, 489. NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.


EASTERN CONFERENCE Indiana Connecticut New York Atlanta Chicago Washington WESTERN CONFERENCE

W 19 17 16 14 12 5

L 8 10 12 13 15 21

Pct GB .704 — .630 2 .571 3½ .519 5 .444 7 .192 13½

W L Pct x-Minnesota 21 6 .778 Phoenix 15 11 .577 Seattle 15 12 .556 San Antonio 13 13 .500 Los Angeles 12 15 .444 Tulsa 1 24 .040 x-clinched playoff spot Tuesday’s Games Los Angeles 86, Washington 82, OT Atlanta 83, Chicago 80 Minnesota 78, Tulsa 72 New York 74, Phoenix 70 Seattle 63, San Antonio 55 Wednesday’s Games No games scheduled Today’s Game Tulsa at Seattle, 9 p.m. Friday’s Games Phoenix at Connecticut, 6:30 p.m. San Antonio at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Washington at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Tulsa at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

GB — 5½ 6 7½ 9 19


EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Columbus 11 7 7 40 29 24 Sporting KC 9 7 9 36 36 31 Houston 8 7 11 35 34 32 Philadelphia 8 6 10 34 30 24 New York 6 6 14 32 41 37 D.C. 7 7 10 31 34 35 Chicago 3 7 15 24 28 33 New England 4 11 11 23 26 39 Toronto FC 4 12 11 23 25 48 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Los Angeles 14 3 9 51 37 20 Seattle 12 5 9 45 36 27 FC Dallas 12 7 7 43 33 27 Colorado 10 6 11 41 39 34 Real Salt Lake 10 7 6 36 32 20 Portland 9 12 5 32 33 41 Chivas USA 7 9 10 31 32 29 San Jose 5 10 10 25 26 34 Vancouver 3 13 9 18 26 42 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday’s Game Portland 1, Chivas USA 0 Saturday’s Games Columbus at Seattle FC, 3 p.m. Houston at Vancouver, 6 p.m. San Jose at Toronto FC, 6 p.m. Portland at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. Colorado at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City, 7:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Los Angeles at New York, 6 p.m. New England at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 Philadelphia at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5 Los Angeles at Sporting Kansas City, 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 Colorado at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Real Salt Lake at Seattle FC, 3 p.m. Houston at Sporting Kansas City, 3 p.m. FC Dallas at New England, 6:30 p.m. Vancouver at New York, 6:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Columbus, 6:30 p.m. Portland at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. D.C. United at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m.

LPGA Money Leaders Through Aug. 21


Trn 1. Yani Tseng 14 2. Cristie Kerr 14 3. Suzann Pettersen 12 4. Stacy Lewis 14 5. Ai Miyazato 12 6. Angela Stanford 14 7. Karrie Webb 14 8. I.K. Kim 12 9. Paula Creamer 14 10. Na Yeon Choi 13 11. B. Lincicome 14 12. Morgan Pressel 14 13. Jiyai Shin 13 14. Hee Kyung Seo 13 15. Maria Hjorth 13 16. Amy Yang 14 17. Mika Miyazato 13 18. Brittany Lang 14 19. Sandra Gal 12 20. Michelle Wie 13 21. C. Matthew 11 22. Sun Young Yoo 14 23. Sophie Gustafson 13 24. Inbee Park 10 25. Anna Nordqvist 13 26. Song-Hee Kim 14 27. Karen Stupples 14 28. Se Ri Pak 13 29. Meena Lee 12 30. Mindy Kim 11 31. Katie Futcher 12 32. Hee Young Park 13 33. Juli Inkster 14 34. Candie Kung 13 35. Shanshan Feng 13 36. Chella Choi 12 37. Ryann O’Toole 7 38. Vicky Hurst 14 39. Azahara Munoz 14 40. Beatriz Recari 14 41. Natalie Gulbis 14 42. Paige Mackenzie 10 43. Eun-Hee Ji 12 44. Stacy Prammanasudh14 45. Wendy Ward 14 46. Pat Hurst 12 47. Katherine Hull 12 48. Amy Hung 14 49. Jimin Kang 14 50. Kristy McPherson 14

Money $1,799,335 $1,141,533 $1,102,980 $946,575 $736,176 $717,217 $703,687 $661,689 $660,533 $642,820 $632,037 $624,725 $547,857 $501,247 $494,321 $474,816 $444,932 $401,915 $388,922 $355,865 $348,757 $331,032 $330,939 $321,575 $320,172 $256,062 $249,412 $233,895 $222,021 $219,786 $214,420 $201,134 $201,063 $200,323 $188,222 $178,093 $165,477 $160,825 $146,760 $145,627 $137,303 $132,220 $131,655 $128,853 $128,380 $121,520 $114,862 $111,334 $108,186 $104,353

2012 Ryder Cup Points

At Medinah Country Club Medinah, Ill. Sept. 28-30, 2012 Through Aug. 14 United States 1. Keegan Bradley 1,445.000 2. Jason Dufner 865.000 3. Phil Mickelson 847.143 4. Dustin Johnson 802.992 5. Steve Stricker 541.075 6. Ryan Palmer 441.591 7. David Toms 401.400 8. Bo Van Pelt 390.088 9. Robert Garrigus 379.991 10. Kevin Chappell 364.241 11. Rickie Fowler 347.405 12. Davis Love III 346.166 13. Scott Verplank 331.000 14. Tiger Woods 330.667 15. Gary Woodland 326.775 NOTE: Ryder Cup points will be updated next after the first event of the 2012 season

Advisory Committee taking shape at KAI have a major impact on the way KAI conducts its business, but one of the biggest changes comes in the department formerly known as the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee. At the final meeting of 2010-11, the board elected to rename the committee to better illustrate its purpose, which now that the chancellor serves on the board, is to work more closely with the athletic director. That name, the Athletics’ Advisory Committee, was unveiled Wednesday and board member Jerry Bailey, the director of educational leadership and policy studies in KU’s school of education, was appointed as its chair for the upcoming year. After the board voted to accept Bailey’s nomination, chancellor Bernadette GrayLittle thanked Bailey for his willingness to chair such an important committee. Bailey then requested that KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger reveal his likes and dislikes about the committee. “I had a similar committee at (Illinois State),” Zenger said. “And I think it’s one that will continue to evolve over time. But I like the make-up of the group and their enthusiasm.” Gray-Little whole-heartedly agreed.

“I don’t know if I know of any other group where people are as happy to be involved,” she said. In other news at Tuesday’s meeting:

them? They’re going to resist being farmers or capitalists, or whatever you want them to do.” CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B So what happened? “The federal government not the way all Indian people came up with the idea, ‘Let’s feel,” he said. “Historically, take their young and teach the traditional form of eduthem. Let’s take their young cation has been forced upon from them and send them to Native people, starting with a boarding school and make boarding schools and there them whatever we want to is going to be a backlash. make them,’ ” Snyder said. Education gets a bad rap.” “Most of that was nonForced education? Tell us negotiable. It wasn’t, ‘Hey, more, Jimmy Snyder. will you send your daugh“The treaties made by the ter to us?’ They just came United States government, in and took them. Haskell by the mid-1800s to late was established in 1884, 20 1800s, the political dynamics students or so, all children. had shifted,” he said. “They You start with cutting their didn’t need the cooperation hair, forbidding their own of tribes. They outnumbered language, forbidding any cultribes socially, politically tural regalia or clothes and and militarily. They had put them in clothes you want the upper-hand. They had them in. you had to teach stopped negotiating treaties. them very stringently for 50 In the 1870s, now you had years or so.” Indians on a reservation and As a result? you have their young people. “Completely cut off from Now what do you do with cultural ties, but never fully

brought into the mainstream because when you teach young kids like this, you’re making them machines,” Snyder said. “You’re not making them Americans, even though they’re learning English, they’re learning how to read and write and they’re learning a trade, a skill, you had (50 years of) confused, pissed-off Indian people from a very young age. I’m taking from personal experience. My grandfather went to Haskell in the 1920s and 30s.” That was a much different Haskell. “Haskell, it’s remarkable where we’re at today,” Snyder said. “It’s amazing when you look at the history.” Haskell’s lucky to have a guy like Snyder, a man who understands history and knows how to connect it to the present in a way that makes learning enjoyable.

By Matt Tait

Wednesday marked the first meeting of the new school year for the Kansas Athletics, Inc. Board of Directors. Fittingly, it was not unlike the first day of classes. The meeting began with board members introducing themselves to the rest of the group, even though all but one served on the board last year. Even the newcomer, student body president Libby Johnson, was a familiar face, as she sat in on the final quarterly meeting of the 2010-11 school year. Once introductions were made, Judy Pottorff, corporate counsel, handed out the board’s version of a syllabus. In this case, the packet of paperwork included general annual housekeeping items such as conflict of interest forms required by the IRS and the code of ethical conduct forms required by NCAA certification. At that point, the meeting began to more resemble what these things are all about. Policies were discussed, plans were formulated and agenda items were voted upon. Few of the things discussed on Wednesday will


! Zenger updated the board on the status of the Big 12 Conference, which, once again, is in limbo while waiting to see what action, if any, Texas A&M takes regarding its flirtation with the SEC. Zenger, who met with the other eight Big 12 ADs in Dallas on Monday, said the league remained strong and was waiting on the Aggies to make their move. “The nine schools remain committed to this conference,” Zenger said. “And one school has some decisions to make. We continue to meet and discuss things, both in person and by telephone ! The board approved a name change for the facility that houses the KU tennis programs. Previously known as the Jayhawk Tennis Facility, the venue now will be known as the Jayhawk Tennis Center, a move that already is reflected on the sign. “They just thought that ‘Center’ was more reflective of what they’re trying to do down there,” Pottorff said.

Purdue quarterback Henry tears ACL WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (AP) — The Cradle of Quarterbacks is looking for reinforcements. Again. Purdue announced Wednesday that quarterback Rob Henry had torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during practice a day earlier. School officials did not say how much time they expect

Henry to miss pending more tests. Just last fall, Henry took over the offense when starting quarterback Robert Marve tore the ACL in his left knee. Henry was listed as the No. 1 quarterback on Purdue’s depth chart since practice opened earlier this month. His absence could open the

BRIEFLY Vols dismiss DB KNOXVILLE, TENN. — Tennessee junior defensive back Janzen Jackson has been dismissed from the team. The player from Lake Charles, La., withdrew from school in February, citing personal problems. When he re-enrolled last month, Jackson declined to discuss the issues he was dealing with.


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door for Marve, the transfer from Miami, to reclaim the starting job. But it’s unclear whether Marve is 100 percent just yet. Marve bruised his left knee Sept. 18 against Ball State, was cleared to play and then tore his ACL the following week against Toledo. Henry replaced Marve the next week.

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USC’s Tyler returns LOS ANGELES — Suspended USC tailback Marc Tyler returned to practice Wednesday. Tyler participated in his first practice of the season on Wednesday morning, working with the Trojans’ scout team. Coach Lane Kiffin suspended the senior from all team activities and the Trojans’ first game last month after Tyler implied that USC pays its players during an interview with TMZ outside a nightclub. Kiffin says Tyler is still suspended from the Trojans’ season opener against Minnesota next weekend.

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• 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. • Act as a primary contact for staff or users having trouble using or navigating 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. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to 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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Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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


Carpet Cleaning

TOKIC CONSTRUCTION Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. 785-840-4266

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

Cash Paid

For Junk or Repairable Vehicles Call John 785-409-4886 Fast Service

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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


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Carpets & Rugs

Call 913-209-4055

WEBSITE SPECIALS IN STOCK! Click on “Local Store” tab.


For closeouts to 80%


For our latest shipments. Carpet, Vinyl Flooring Wood Laminate & Ceramic Tile.

NEW STYLES & SALE ITEMS from 57c sf!

Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 785-841-3838

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

BBB Accredited A+


- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

Child Care Provided

Harris Auto Repair

Childcare for Schwegler schoolagers. 7:30 - 5:30 before-and-after & days out. Reliable, references. Call: 785-841-9643

Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

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


Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 Serving Lawrence since 1972.


Sales and Service kstire

Need tires, A/C check or alignment?

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

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

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


Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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


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

Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN lynncommunications


Computer too slow? Viruses/Malware? Need lessons? Questions? or 785-979-0838 Tires, Alignment, Brakes, A/C, Suspension Repair Financing Available 785-841-6050 1828 Mass. St performancetire

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

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

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

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

Custom Decorative Patterns

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


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

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

Events/ Entertainment

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

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

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


Bus. 913-269-0284


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

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

(785) 550-1565

Foundation Repair ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair .


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


Health Care

Heart 2 Heart IHC Let us care for your loved ones as if they 1-888-326-2799 Toll Free were our own. Competitive rates for Complete care, Concrete, Block & Limestone Licensed care givers Wall Repair, Waterproofing Michelle at 785-764-9946 or Drainage Solutions Office Mgr. Brenda Sump Pumps, Driveways. at 785-969-0135 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

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

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

Instruction and Tutoring Origins Interior Design

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

Quality work at a fair price!

Heating & Cooling

• Color & Design • Space Planning • Furniture Layouts • Trade Discounts • Project Management 785-766-9281

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.

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

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


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

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane


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


“Call for a Free Home Demo”

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

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

Fast Quality Service

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas


Landscape Installation Monthly Maintenance, Sod, Mulch, Retaining walls Delivery/Disposal up 5 tons For details 785-856-5566

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

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

Insured 20 yrs. experience


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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

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Insurance Work Welcome


785-764-9582 mclaughlinroofing

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


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

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

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


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

KW Service 785-691-5949 Salon & Spa

Music Lessons

Big/Small Jobs

Dependable Service

Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Shrub Trimming Whatever U Need Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

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Visit us at our New location! • Hair styling /Coloring • Soft Curl Perms • Nails & Pedicures • Eye Lashes 785-856-9020 2400 Franklin Rd., Suite E LawrenceMarketplace. com/ruffends

Painting A. B. Painting & Repair

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

Al 785-331-6994


Painting & Remodelling Bathroom Remodeling Exterior|Interior Painting Flooring Kitchen Remodeling Roofing Siding

785-764-9136 fourstar

Inside - Out Painting Service Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

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

Taking Care of Lawrence’s Plumbing Needs for over 35 Years (785) 841-2112 /kastl Free Estimates Fully Insured inside-out-paint

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

Kate, 785-423-4464 Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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 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 lonnies

Repairs and Services 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.

Sewing Service & Repair Mea’s BERNINA

Sewing and Vacuum Center

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

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

Siding Services

Recycling Services


Earthtones Landscape & Lawn, LLC.

Green Grass Lawn Care

Home Improvements

Complete Roofing

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

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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


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

Four - Star

Garage Doors

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

Pet Services

Piano-Voice Lessons in your home. 17 yrs. exp. Masters degree Call Gwen at 785-830-8305

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Eagles Lodge

Banquet Room Available for Corporate Parties, Wedding Receptions, Fundraisers Bingo Every Friday Night 1803 W 6th St. (785) 843-9690 http://lawrencemarket Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

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

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

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

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Vinyl siding, Plumbing, Light electrical, Roofing, Tearoff/reroof 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881

Your Local Lawrence Bank

Employment Services


Lawn, Garden & Nursery

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

All Your Banking Needs


Home Improvements

No Job Too Big or Small

Bankruptcy? Our lawyers can answer your questions over the phone TODAY for FREE! Now with offices in Lawrence, Baldwin & Ottawa. Most cases can be filed before you have to pay any fees! Cloon Legal Services 888-845-3511. A federally-designated debt relief agency. Filing bankruptcies for broke folks who need a break.

Dave’s Construction


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

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Flooring Installation harrisauto

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Oakley Creek Catering

For All Your Battery Needs

“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

Steve’s Place

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

Stacked Deck

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

Open 7 Days A Week


Hite Collision Repair

General Services

Guttering Services Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs

Family Owned & Operated

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

Decks & Fences


On-Site Cooking Available

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

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

Events/ Entertainment

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

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


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

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

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

Siding Installation, New Construction, Repair, Replace, Painting Windows, Doors, Remodeling FREE Estimates Licensed & Insured (785) 312-0581 crconstruct

Travel Services Lawrence First Class Transportation Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7


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


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

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




2BR duplex w/office avail. now on KU bus route. CA, W/D hookup, DW, attached garage. $650. 785-843-2934

3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick Ln. CA, W/D hookup, garage. Remodeled. $795/mo. $400 deposit. 785-842-7644

3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, newer carpet & paint. NW location. Avail. now. $700/ mo. No pets. 785-865-8699

3BR, 1627 W. 20th Terr. CA, DW, 1 bath, wood floors, 1 car, fenced yard. $840/mo. +$415 deposit. 785-842-7644

3BR, 1.5 bath, FP, DW, W/D hookup, newer appls. No pets. 2832 Iowa. $625/mo. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874

3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 bath, garage, fenced yard. Avail. Now. $800/mo. 1/2 off Deposit. Call 785-842-7644

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

3BR, SouthWest district, 1.75 bath, big backyard, double garage. Near fitness trail. $850/mo. Call 785-841-4201


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3 & 4 BR Single Family Homes Avail. Now





10 19th St

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

Studios - 3 BRs Only $300 Deposit

W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!

Greenway Apartments 1516 Greenway, Eudora 785-542-2237

4BR newer home - Shadow Ridge. Many amenities, FP, 3 walk-in closets, 2 bath, 3 car, $1,250/mo. 785-691-7115

2859 Four Wheel Drive Tonganoxie Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free stand- 1+BR brand new garden apt. ing townhome w/ court- All appls. + W/D. Private yard, cathedral ceilings, entrance with patio & back skylights, & W/D. Most yard access. $750/month. residents professionals. Utils. included 913-369-3378 Pets ok. Water & trash pd. 3BR, 2 bath house, 210 N. $750/mo. 785-842-5227 Village St. Terr. With CA, attached garage, covered 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. patio, shed. $850/mo. 7854BR farmhouse $975/mo. 865-6316. 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360


AVAIL. Now & Sept. 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505

Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.


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Baby & Children's Items

Bicycle - Boys Trek 24 inch, gears, hand breaks, one year old. Excellent condition. Asking $60.00 Call 785-760-4436

Boys 20” Bike. Red and black, Next brand. Good condition. Hand brakes and kickstand. Call Now Leasing 785-842-4582. 1311 Wakarusa - office for August space available. 200 sq. ft. Adam Ave. Townhomes - 6,000 sq. ft. For details Girls 20” Bike. Dark Pink and black Mongoose 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, call 785-842-7644 brand. Hand brakes and 1,700 sq. ft., some with kickstand. Great condition fenced in back yards. - used very little. Call $895/mo. 785-842-4582. Brighton Circle Schwinn Mountain Bike, 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car gar$90. Please call age, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. 785-691-9680. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car Collectibles garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. Area Open Houses $775 - $875/mo. Baseball Cards, (2) Rookie Pets okay Baseball cards (Mint) with paid pet deposit Royals Mike Moustakas, 2007 Bowman and Eric 785-841-4785 Hosmer, 2008 Upper Deck. Open House - Lawrence $10. Call 785-841-5708 Sunday 1-4pm 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, SE Nicer, No Pets Computer-Camera $800/mo. 785.423.5828


Retail & Commercial Space

3-4BR newer Crestline duplexes. 3 bath, all kitchen appls. W/D, 2 car. No pets. start at $995. 785-979-2923

301 Arrowhead Drive 4BR, 2 bath townhome with DW & W/D hookup. $825/ 5BR, 2,700 sq.ft., beautifully mo. + $450 deposit. Availa- remodeled with incredible kitchen (granite counter ble now. Call 785-749-6084 tops, solid walnut cabinets, stainless steel appls.), wood Apartments, Houses & floors on main level, new Duplexes. 785-842-7644 carpet & ceramic tile out, 2.5 bath, DR, LR, FR, oversized 2 car garage.

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




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


1BR bungalow avail. now S. of KU, 2021 Vermont. Clean & sweet. All kitchen appls., CA, W/D, carpet/tile, extra storage, decks, lawn care. No pets. $650/mo. + Refs. & Deposit. Call 785-832-2692 1+BR cottage, country like setting, quiet, lots of bookshelves, AC, kitchen appls. $550/mo. + utils. + deposit. No pets. 785-841- 3301

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts. 785-842-1069 2BR, 1 bath, secluded, large country home, natural gas. avail. now. 1 sm. dog ok. No smoking. 785-838-9009 3BR - 3400 Green Meadows Ct. Newer. Has office, 2½ bath, 2 car, DR, FP. $1,150 /mo. Call 785-856-5999 3BR ranch home available now on W. side. Has 1.5 bath, all appls., nice yard, 1 car. $850/mo. 785-766-9823 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, lots of trees, 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW area. $860/mo. 785-856-5999


Coffee Table & end tables. Beautiful pecan with glass top. Very good condition $30 for both. Please call 785-865-5636 Fri.-Sun. only.

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Commercial Range Hood with Ansul Extinguisher System. Greenwood’s Inc. 41”x41”x30” tall. Filters are 3BR, 1 Bath near KU included. Call 785-766-3360 $95,000. 1612 W.22nd St., Futon: Black, excelletn con- price is $100. Lawrence. (785) 691-8028 dition, $75. Cash only. DIRECTV Summer Please call 785-842-2928 Special! Mobile Homes 1Year FREE Showtime! Mattress Sets: Factory re3 mos FREE jects, new in plastic. Save HBO|Starz|Cinemax! NFL up to 70%. All sizes. OWNER WILL FINANCE SUNDAY TICKET Free 785-766-6431 2BR, 1 bath, CH/CA, stove, Choice Ultimate|Premier refrig. Clean, move in ready! - Pkgs from $29.99/mo. Lawrence. 816-830-2152 SAVERS Call by 9/12! OUTLET FURNITURE 800-319-4189

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Sofas, loveseats, BR sets, North Carolina Mountains. dinette sets, mattresses. E-Z Finish Log Cabin Shell Last month - Buy NOW! with Acreage. E-Z Bank Fi1414 W 6th St, Lawrence nancing Available. Only 785-856-4640 $89,900. Warm WintersCool Summers. Two Antique White Chairs. 828-429-4004 Code 45 Two Anitque White Chairs With Rose Cravings W Wood Good CondiVacation Property Dark tion! $50.00 For Pair Call: 913-522-8364 or 913-422-7377 Ask yourself, what is your Timeshare worth? We will find a Upscale Furniture buyer/renter for CASH. No gimmicks For Sale -just results! in excellent shape. Dining Room Set, Martinique by 888-879-7165 Thomasville, cherry finish. Rectangular table 44x72” w/ two leaves, extends to 112” and pads. Four side chairs w/ neutral upholstered seats, two arm chairs. Buffet, 68x18x40” w/ 3 drawers w/ silver inserts and 4 doors. $1995 Home Office Group, Martin, espresso finish. Executive desk, credenza with hutch w/ 2 glass door cabinets, book case, 2 drawer file cabinet. $1695.




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Junk, Antique & Collectibles Sale

Dining Room Table, Like New, Vintage, Dark Wood, 3 1/2 x 5’. Expands to 8’ w/4 cane chairs. $100. Call: 785-691-5851.




Bergamonte- The Natural George Foreman Grill, $40. 01 785-856-0175 after Way To Improve Your Glu- Call: GARAGE SALE cose, Cholesterol & Cardi- 4PM. 2828 Tomahawk Drive ovascular Health! Call toFriday Aug. 26 READERS & MUSIC day to find out how to get 1-4PM LOVERS. a free bottle with your orSat. Aug. 27 100 Greatest Novels der! 888-470-5390 8-4PM. (audio books) ONLY Desk w/hutch, task chair, Local STD/HIV Testing. Did $99.00 (plus s h.) old oak ice cream chair, you know you can have an Includes MP3 Player & wood bench, small walSTD and show no sympAccessories. BONUS: 50 nut table, lamps, toms? Early detection and Classical Music Works & Yamaha keyboard treatment can prevent perMoney Back w/speakers, trampoline, manent damage? Highest Guarantee. Call Today! Tom & Jerry cups, golf levels of privacy and dis1-888-799-3451 clubs/bags, AFX race cretion. Call 1-888-737-4941 tracks/cars/remote, RED ENVELOPE - Unique & kitchen stuff, glassware, Personalized Gifts for All blender, enamelware, Household Misc. Your Friends & Family! Hall Orange Poppy Starting at $19.95. Visit pieces, some Fire King, New clothes line poles. $100. Go Green to dry your for an extra 20% off or antique egg crate, vintage work horse harness clothes!! Call 913-584-2789 Call 1-888-473-5407 hame, tiffany style for details. XBOX 360. with cords,1 stained glass chandelier, electric Singer Sewing Machine controller, NCAA Football collectibles, cabinet model. Excellent 09, Call of Duty 2. $100 typewriter, electric drill, wood clamps, furnace condition. $85. cash/offer. 785-979-2312 filters, McDonald, etc, 913-721-3360 toys, wigs, clothes Music-Stereo (some Harley) MotorcyLawn, Garden & cle helmets, Cleo style CD Player, Pioneer 25 Disc crocs (new), purses, Nursery changer/file type cd books, encyclopedia for player. Model PD-F506. children, National GeoHonda Tiller, $800 new, will $100 Cash. 785-979-2312. graphic magazines, sell for $100 or best offer. Christmas 785-856-2816 Hammered Dulcimer, tleepshones, stuff, grapevine wreaths, Beautiful maple and birch pillows, Lawn Mower - Troy -Bilt dulcimer, made by Mike decorative riding lawn mower, 42” Huddleson (300 Series). In- framed prints, jewelry sterling), Print cut, 7 speed shift on the go cludes case, stand, mal- (some transmission. 17.5 HP in- lets, and books. $750, shop for Windows (new), keyboard, dustrial, commercial en- Please call 785-331-0625, computer mouse, house plants, gine. Excellent cond. $650. usual misc. Call 913-422-5182 Sony Dual Cassette reLawn Mower. Yard ma- corder. Model TCW490. chine gas lawn mower. High Density Head. $50 01 6HP, 21” cut. Runs great. Cash. 785-979-2312. $80. Call: 913-724-2654 Student Violins, Violas, Snow Blower - get ready Cellos, Bass - rent to own. for winter! Snow blower, a No interest. Steve Mason winter life saver, $99.00 Violin Shop 785-841-0277 Call 785-760-4436

Computer Monitor 18in. Equipment Samsung Computer monitor, Asking $20. Wheel Chair, Transporter, 785-550-4142 small rear wheels, stores, easily in trunk, 19” seat. Dell Photo All-in-one $50. Call: 785-691-5851. printer 942. Works great! Use to print, fax, scan and copy. Has all hook-up Miscellaneous cords, some ink and owners manual. 785-842-4582 100% Guaranteed Omaha Steaks - SAVE 64% on the POLAROID i633 Digital CamFamily Value Collection. era. Easy to use, pink. NOW ONLY $49.99 Plus 3 Great for a beginner! CoFREE GIFTS & mes with USB cord, softright-to-the-door delivware, owner’s manual and ery in a reusable cooler, memory card. Call ORDER Today. 785-842-4582. 1-888-543-7297 and mention code 45069SKS or Furniture vc11

Chess table, Clawfoot, Oak, Great location 1.5 miles to Chess table with chess pieces and backgammon. I-70 entrance. $174,900. Handsome oak w/clawfoot Stop by/call 785-979-6484 legs. Asking $65.00 Call 785-760-4436

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

3BR, 2.5 bath, newer town home, W/D included, DW, bsmt., No pets. $1,000/mo. Barbie Collection for Sale. 3BR in Woodcreek, 1.5 bath, 913-449-5069, 785-749-6084 House, car, play sets still main floor laundry, remodin original box! Clothes, eled kitchen/bath, $800/ furniture, vintage 70’s 80’s CEDAR HILLS mo. +deposit. 785-633-1892 90’s. Well cared for. $100 New Management or make an offer 1-3BR apts. in Tonganoxie 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW 785-865-8004. Many improvements! Nicer, No Pets 816-260-8606, 913-845-0992 $765/mo. 785.423.5828 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, garage. 2805 Four Wheel Drive. $795/mo. Available Now. Call 785-766-8888

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Haskell Ave

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E 23rd St Louisiana St


• 2 & 3BRs avail Sept. • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free

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W 6th St Wakarusa Dr

Lake Pointe Villas 1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units & W. 22nd Court starting at $412 - $485/mo. Some brand new. 2.5 - 4 Water, trash, sewer paid. bath. Close to Clinton Lake, K-10, & turnpike. FIRST MONTH FREE! Pets ok with pet deposit. Back patio, CA, hard wood Development has a pool. floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, gar785-841-4785 bage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. 4BR, 2.5 bath house avail. now in Sunset Hill neighemergency maintenance. borhood. Pets? $1,000/mo. Membership & Equity Fee Call (local) 785-423-2709 Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car, newer. 520 N. Rebecca Lane. I-70 1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE access, Deerfield school. $375 to $900/mo. No pets. $1,300/mo. 785-423-4228 Available now. Please call 4BR, 3 bath, 611 W. 27th for more info 785-423-5828 Place. CA, W/D, DW, bsmt., 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. 2LRs, 2 car, deck. $995/mo. CA, DW, W/D hookup, car- Avail. now. 785-841-4449 port. $575/mo. Available Apartments, Houses & Now. Call 785-842-7644 Duplexes. 785-842-7644

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LSAT Books: 4 Books- Test Prep, Home Study Lesson Book, Book of LSATS with others. Also includes CD. All like new, $35. Call: 785-865-5636 Fri.-Sun. only. 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 Pool - Above Ground Pool, Metal frame, 12ft. x 3ft. Great condition. Upgraded to a larger one! asking $80. Call 785-856-1123

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Sports-Fitness Equipment

3121 Saddlehorn Dr. (From 6th and Lawrence Ave. go north to Ranger, left on Ranger to Saddlehorn).

Martial Arts outfit. Premier Martial Arts outfit. Hardly used. Size: Kids small. AskThis sale offers many ing $20. Call 785-856-1123 unique items: a National Tent - This tent sleeps up cash register, tobacco to 6 people. Fun for the tins, dolls, old pennants, of vintage holiday weekend. Asking thousands Sports Illustrated, Coca $75.00 Call 785-760-4436 Cola items, tools, dishes, Thule Ski Carrier, Bruns- cast iron toys, board wick Pool Table. For sale games, Star Wars items, Thule Ski Carrier roof rack a 1950’s Schwinn bike, - skis and snowboards- beer signs, scales, thea$160. (excellent condition) ter marquee letters, a Brunswick 8 foot pool ta- FE2 Nikon Camera with ble- blue felt, leather, slate automatic advance and base, and Oak excellent two lenses, posters, condition- all cues and video camera, sports balls $450. 785-760-4436 memorabilla galore, advertising pieces, gaming UFC/Title MMA martial arts gear. Includes 2 pair systems, golf clubs and MMA Title leather gloves, 2 golf balls, sports equipold baseball Everlast Traditional ment, Leather Head protection, 1 gloves, lawn furniture, men’s and women’s pair Title instep guards. clothing and much more! New. $100. 785-979-2312.


We love the early birds. More items will be put out Saturday.

TV 36” Sharp CRT TV with remote & stand, cable ready, very clear picture, 03 $75. 785-843-0665 TV. Zenith 25” TV. Works great. Nice wood cabinet. Stereo speakers, cable ready & remote control. $25. Call: 913-724-2654

Want To Buy BUY OLD Car batteries. I will buy your old car batteries. Call for pickup. Phil 913-526-0080 Wanted Your Diabetes Test Strips. Unexpired. We buy Any kind/brand. Pay up to $18 per box. Shipping paid. Hablamos espanol. Call 1-800-267-9895


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Friday, 4pm 7pm, Aug. 26, Sat. 7am 12 pm Aug. 27,

Sat. 7AM - ?

3201 Longhorn Drive Lawrence We have books (adult and children), stationary, gifts, toys, dinnerware, furniture, garden tools, and lots more.

Downsizing Garage Sale

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Get your Last Sale in!

Great selection of men’s clothes, XLG & XXL, women’s clothes all sizes. Set up your apt. or dorm room with a variety of items, nice sectional couch, pictures, posters and wall hangings, musical equipment, exercise equipment, treadmill, kitchen items and much more!

Great Deals!!! This could be your Garage Sale ad! For $39.95, your ad will run Wednesday- Thursday in the community weekly newspapers, the Lawrence Journal-World and on all of our online websites. Just go to: place/classifieds/ 03

ONE-DAY ONLY, TWO-FAMILY SALE 7 to 11 am, SATURDAY Aug. 27 at 3916 Bob Billings Parkway (just west of Monterey).

Items include an armoire, red sofa, task chair, solid core door, glider rocker, old bikes, mini-air hockey table, kids books, toys, Disney VHS, decor, knick knacks and more. 04

Garage Sale Saturday, August 27 8 a.m. - Noon

5212 Thorn Tree Ct. Lawrence, KS 66049 Baby items such as swing, bath tub, Chicco brand stroller and car seat, toys, and much more. Baby girl clothes, men and women’s clothing, furniture and household items.


3804 Park Place, Lawrence (Please park on 14th St. or Tiffany Dr.)

4301 Wimbledon Terr. 2C, Lawrence

Go to: place/classifieds/ Click on “place an ad” under the blue garage sale box and follow the step by step process!

Friday Aug 26th and Saturday Aug 27th, 8am - 3ish

(depending on weather): Are you having a fall or winter baby? We have everything you need. Boy, girl, and neutral newborn-6mos,baby gear (bouncy seat, playmats, etc), baby blankets, towels, etc. Boys 12mos-5T. Juniors/ladies XS/S. Maternity clothes, men’s clothes, women’s XL/XXL. Toys, tons of DVDs (newer titles, some never opened), books, toy train tracks and race track, household items, magic cards and other geekery, sofa and love seat, dining table, CLOTH diapers, baby wraps and slings and other natural parenting type items, electronics, vacuum, mini fridges, women’s bike, mattress, antique oil lamp and other glassware, linens, coats, coffee table, appliances, stuffed animals, knick knacks, and much more. Done having children and downsizing a home by half the square footage. Come see us!

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Parkway 4000 Townhomes Neighborhood Moving & Garage Sale

1121 Parkside Circle


Place your Garage Sale Ad Today!


Sat. 8-4 Sun 8-3

Fri. & Sat. 8AM-12Noon.

Christmas items, stereo with speakers, folding cot, lamp, bicycles, table linens, bed linens, craft supplies, lots of board games, some toys, New, English tea set, craft supplies, sewing remnants and supplies. Grab bags with miscellaneous items. Portable CD player with ear phones, small portable radio with ear phones. Men’s 34 inch trousers, shirts, 42 regular sports coats and ties. Women’s 14 petite slacks and tops, purses, shoes and belts. Lots of miscellaneous, unique items, such as hand painted Bavarian plates binoculars, candles, candle holders, dishes and more.


Saturday, August 27 8:30 AM-1PM.

(Directions: NW corner Clinton Parkway & Crossgate) Cash Only Henredon dining table, Henredon occasional chairs, Dell laptop computer, cherry executive desk & chair, Treadle sewing machine, brass queen headboard & frame, small freezer chest, metal shelving round antique iron table, Thomasville occasional chair, furniture misc. games. Something for everyone! 07

Garage Sale LOTS OF STUFF! Saturday, August 27 7AM - NOON 4113 Teal Dr, Lawrence KITCHENWARE: Christmas punch bowl set, bake ware, scale, crock, waffle maker, toaster. HOME ORGANIZE & DECOR: 4 bulb bathroom vanity light, mirror 24x48, candle sticks, At Home America wreath, 2 lg reed bundles, adjustable curtain rods, Halloween decor, baskets, wood trough, door shoe holder, slide out trash can holder. CLOTHING: Girls 5/6 & sm, Boys L, some Men & Women. EXERCISE: Treadmill, Burley bike trailer & stroller, Girls purple bike w/training wheels. CHILDREN’S STUFF: Baby toys, walker/floor playtime stand, toddler skates, puzzles, games, leap pad w/books, webble wobbles playset, BEDDING: Girls Shabby Chic ballerina set - like new, matching oval braided rug, rug value $300 will sale for $150 firm. FURNITURE: Sm TV cabinet, Rocker w/broken leg, office desk chair, wood office desk chair w/broken caster, square wood 3 tiered spindle shelf. ELECTRONICS: Large GE speaker set, portable printer, amplifiers. AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!!



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HUGE Downsizing Sale day: Saturday time 7AM-1PM. address: 2709 W. 30th St. (3 houses east of 30th & Harrison) Tons of youth collectibles: Boyd bears in original boxes, Beanie babies with tags, used tea sets, tons of stuffed animals, youth karate gear, clothes, books, small desk chair, brass door knobs, hinges, light fixtures, car collection, and lots of misc. 08

Friday 7AM-2PM & Saturday 7AM-1PM. 2900 Topeka Lane Lawrence, KS 66047 Blue Ridge dishes, Brett Favre card set, AB circle, office & kitchen storage containers, and many other useful household items. 08

1283 N. 1108 Road. Futon bunk bed with matressess, bedroom furniture, bedding/quilts/pillows/ full size sheet sets, electric blankets, Antique Jenny Lind headboard, footboard, frame. Glass/iron coffee table & end tables, wood end tables, other small pieces. Dishes (indoor& outdoor) set of china Home & Holiday decor, lamps, kitchen items. Coolers, outdoor items Shoes (women’s size 9-10) Purses (Makowsky, Stone mountain, Tignanello, etc.) Lang & Wise Box Buddy & Santa figurines Books (Koontz, King, Child, Jacques, etc.) children, cooking, counted cross stitch. Toys Boyds Bears and Bunnies, Ty Attic Treasures 50 cents each, Ty plush & Beanie Boppers (new condition with tags) Lots of misc. 09

Saturday, August 27th, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 2513 Via Linda Dr. Frigidaire refrigerator, 26 cu. ft. side-by-side with ice/water dispenser, very good condition. 3.2 cu. ft. Mini-fridge for back-to-school. Kitchen cabinets - make great storage & work bench in garage. 19” color TV. Epson printer /copier/scanner. Dell 17” monitor and speakers. LG CU920 AT&T cell phone. Pillows, blankets, sheets. Luggage. Cordless phones. Counted cross-stitch supplies. Toys, games, children’s books, stuffed animals. Boy’s clothes size M-L. Men’s clothes size L-XL. Men’s cowboy boots size 8.5 and 9. Decorative items for the home, including Christmas items, baskets, tins. Kitchen items including glassware and bakeware. Some antique items.

Garage Sale Friday - Saturday Aug 26th & 27th 7am-12noon 1208 West 27th (corner of 27th & Arkansas)

HUGE Moving Sale!

Garage Sale Saturday 7-1PM. Oakwood Estates (1 mile south of Target on 59 Highway)

plus a free photo.



Great bargains for everyone: bummis diaper wraps, cloth diapers, maya wrap, breast pump, vinyls, furniture, kitchen stuff, antique dolls, amethyst glass, golf balls, old tools, antique house building supplies, and more. 09

Garage sale Sat. 7-12noon 2027 Emerald Dr. girls clothing Namebrand Justice, Children’s Place size Med 10, boys clothing sizes small 6, home goods, girl beddiing set, toys, and children’s books

FREE ADS for merchandise

under $100

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LHS Football Backers Garage Sale


(accessed thru parking lot off 19th Street)

Furniture, electronics, household items, toys, games, clothing, stereo system, exercise equipment, bedding & linens, small kitchen appliances, seasonal decorations, and much more. 11

Garage Sale Fri. & Sat. Aug 26 &27 8AM.-5PM. No Early Birds! 910 W 3rd St. (by LMH)

Bookshelves, antique trunk, punching bag, Papasan, lots of books and clothes, purses and hats galore, unique oddities and more. 12

Happy Shirt Yard Sale!

Thurs., Friday, & Saturday 8AM - 5PM

3410 Stone Post Court One block east of Harper Lawrence, KS Something for every part (Directions: of the house. Beautiful pictures, love seat, twin bed, lg. women’s clothing (sizes 18 - 24), some taller clothing, nice shoes, great purses, books, toys, antique glassware, lots of miscellaneous 16

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This could be your Garage Sale ad! For $39.95, your ad will run Wednesday- Thursday in the community weekly newspapers, the Lawrence Journal-World and on all of our online websites. Just go to: place/classifieds/


Multiple Family Yard Sale Saturday, August 27th (8am - 2pm) 1717 Maple Lane

Camping Equipment, fishing rods, hand tools, welding hats, girls size 10-12 all seasons clothing-lots of jeans, boys 10-12 clothing, men and womens plus size jeans and shirts, size 20 David’s Bridal Apple colored dress and shoes, baseball equipment (belts, cleats, pants, bags and bats), king size mattress pad and comforter sets, twin size Hannah Montana comforter set, curtains and lots of accesories, lots of children DVDs, dishes, knick-knacks, home decor, Christmas decor, shoes of all sizes, stuffed animals, purses, Tony Stewart Home Depot Nascar collectibles and much, much more.

Everything must go!

Friday 8am-4pm and Saturday 8am-noon; 2009 E. 26th Terrace in Lawrence. (We are located right off of E. 1600 Road (O’Connell Road) in east Lawrence.) We are selling a refrigerated wine cellar/wine rack, patio furniture, bar chairs, wing chairs, a gamer’s chair, televisions, 1980’s big screen television, entertainment center, lamps, steamer, small weight bench, air compressor, 55 gallon fish tank with stand, chameleon habitat, plastic small animal cage (for rabbit or guinea pig), wire rabbit cage, pet store size glass small animal habitat (about 4 ft. by 4 ft.) with base, glass display case, ironing board, board games, formal/prom dresses, crafts, pictures, wreaths, sheets, bedspreads, VHS tapes, men’s and women’s shoes and attire.

Garage Sale 2621 Cranley Street,

Sat August 27 & Sun August 28 8 am - 2 pm

$2 T-shirts and more! Sweatpants, Hoodies, Hats, Freestate Apparel, LHS Apparel, Western Wear, Racing Tees, Mens, Womens, Kids, Toddlers & Infants!

GARAGE SALE Friday 8AM - 6PM Saturday 8AM -2PM

1908 E. 19th St. Lot E103


Happy Shirt Printing Co. 716 N. 2nd St. Lawrence, KS 66044


Large Sale

Sat. Aug. 27th 8AM - 2PM 1901 Louisina Street Lawrence High School in Cafeteria


Saturday August 27, 7AM-? Variety of household items: Pfaltzgraff dishes, Christmas dishes, Holiday decorations, bedding, sewing machine, prehung door, table saw, exercise station, etc. 16

Multi-Family Neighborhood Sale

SATURDAY 8/27 starting at 7:00am on E 25th Place (off O’Connell Road) Furniture, antiques, baby stuff, electronics, gently used adult clothing, workout bench, PS 1 and MUCH, MUCH MORE! 17

Yard Sale: Friday and Saturday Only August 26-27th 8:00-12noon. 5242 Carson Place

NW of Kasold & Peterson Road intersection) Sheet Music cabinet oak high chair Jewel Tea “Ball” Pitcher Blue “Shirley Temple” Pitcher Fishing equipment Marbles Glassware Budweiser & Coke items Hand Tools Brass items Clothes (lots of jeans) Cabbage Patch doll Movies & DVDs Toys, games, & etc. Small coolers & lots of BARGAINS



Saturday 8 am - 1 pm 704 N. Eagle Pass Drive, Lawrence (North of Peterson & Kasold) Oak Veneer table with leaf, Whirlpool washing machine, ceiling fan, southwest dishes, Little Tykes tool bench, baby clothing, bedding, & toys, men’s, women’s, & children’s clothing & toys, comforter, queen duvet cover, printer, home decor, several misc. items.


Multi Family Garage Sale Westpointe Subdivision E. 686 Road (Directions: 6th Street becomes Highway 40 West to County Road 442 (Stull Road) Turn left then right onto E. 686th Road) Sat. Aug. 27 8AM-2PM. Rain or Shine Antiques and Uniques: Estate left-overs - end tables, night stands, Chinese dishes, bamboo lap trays, Japanese wooden hibachi table, Russian Samovar, glassware, punch bowl, kitchen items, dishes, toaster, coffee pots, bread machine, pasta machine, ironing board, folding chairs, vintage pink wicker hamper, fans, sliding glass shower door, vacuum cleaners, oil painting, framed prints, file cabinet, quilt books, magazines & fabric, quilting frame, sewing machine, large rug, books, tapes, board games, spinet piano, some adult clothing- coats, sweaters & jeans, vintage 50’s wedding dress, the usual odds & ends.

Baldwin City

(northwest of 6th and Wakarusa)

Moving Sale

Maytag Washer, wooden display gun cabinet, microwave, 13” TV/VCR, polish pottery and stoneware, lots of housewares, framed artwork, German beer steins, under 4 indoor and outdoor kids toys, various electronics and cables, KU gear and men’s coats/jackets, CDs/DVDs (full seasons of Simpson’s, Family Guy, Scrubs, My Name is Earl and SNL specials), Queen/Full Bedding and Rails, 4 adirondack patio chairs and 2 side tables, rocking chair, and much more!

Friday & Saturday Noon-? 1205 Signal Lake Court Baldwin City

Don’t outfit your dorm room or apartment without seeing us first! No early birds please!

Garage Sale Deadline For the weekly community newspapers or to get the full Wednesday- Saturday run included in your package place your ad by 1:00PM on Tuesday

Inside and Outside Rider mower, snowblower, and usual inside items.

Bonner Springs

Garage/Moving Sale Saturday, August 27th Beginning at 8 am,

14956 Forest View Dr. Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Chair & ottoman, desk, dresser, nightstand, rocking chairs, benches, bar table & 4 chairs, 13” Tv, 19” TV, DVD player, misc. household, misc. lawn & garden supplies and outdoor furniture.



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Friday & Sat. 8AM - 2PM 1106 Walnut, Eudora Clothing, toys and lots more for the Baby, household item, & much more.

Kansas City Three-Family Garage Sale 8712 Waverly Avenue Kansas City, KS (2 Blocks North of Parallel-uphill)

Blue Pitbull Puppies Gottiline/RzrsEdge $500+Call/txt 785-760-3199 or 917-374-3330 Weimaraner puppies, AKC 6 weeks old, blue, males, $350, females $400. 913-406-7400

Thurs., August 25 Friday, August 26 Sat., August 27 7AM-?

Chevrolet 2010 Impala LT Stk#D8756 Sale Price $15,780

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

Everything must go! Furniture, mirrors, pictures, Christmas decorations, clothes, suits, coats, jewelry, household misc., dishes, and much, much misc.

Livestock High Quality Yearling Steers for sale. Call: 785-760-2215

Yard/Garage Sale Friday, Aug. 26 7am – 5pm Saturday, Aug 27 7am – 4pm

Boats-Water Craft

3202 North 107th St, Kansas City, KS (in PIPER)

Cabin Cruiser: 1989 Bayliner Cabin Cruiser. Ciera Sunbridge 2455, trailer, lift, dock box. Lake Perry. Serious Buyers only. Furniture, framed art, $10,950 or best offer. Call games, holiday orna- 785-865-0797, 785-760-1828 ments, kitchen items, school supplies, sports equip, weights, clothing Campers


Moving & Downsizing Sale Fri & Sat. 26 &27 8am-? 111 Bradley Ct. Tonganoxie, KS 66086 Garden tools and workbench Snap-on rolling tool chest on chest Tools 20” aluminium ladder Electric impact wrench Nuts, bolts and nails Pontiac G6 factory mag rim Fishing equipment Metal dock ladder Metal shelving Full size head and foot board with rails Eddie Bauer comforter, quilt and duvet Books Clothing Wrought iron table and chairs Chest freezer Sofa Coffee table Household items LOTS of stuff

RUMMAGE SALE Tonganoxie United Methodist Church

Keystone sprinter 5th Wheel- 2004- in excellent condition-It is 30 ft, has 2 slide outs, ceiling fan in living room, power jack, sleeps 6, also comes with some camping gera, dishes, etc. super Buy at $17,500- call 913-724-3099.

Monaco 2005 30’ 20,000 miles, 2 slides, auto jacks, backup camera, oven/ convection microwave, brand new bank system that adds 36 horsepower to the V 10 gas engine, always covered when not used, sleeps 6-8,very clean. Selling below book value for $42,000. Call 785-615-9026 or 785-615-1478.

328 E. 4th

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

Pontiac 2009 G8 GT 6.0 V8 with lots of power to spare! You gotta drive this one! Not many left! Stk#11346 only $28,995.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Chrysler 2010 Sebring Convertible Touring, this is one fun car! Come by for a test drive! Stk#16266 only $18,978 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Chrysler 2007 300 Touring sedan, this is one stylish and sporty sedan! Stk#126944 only $13,450. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


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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 Honda 2007 Civic SI. Mileage: 32,211, Fully Loaded, Sunroof, 4 Cyl. Engine, Manual 6 Speed Transmission, 2WD, 2 Door Coupe, Black Ext & Int, New Tires, EXCELLENT CONDITION Call for more information: 785-766-2412

Buick 2011 Lacrosse CXL save huge on one of the most beautiful sedans in the market! Stk#12975 only $27,995.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Cadillac 1984 El Dorado Biarritz. 74,000 miles. Very clean, stanless top, spoke wheels, leather interior. $6000 firm. Call in the mornings to 785-840-8356.

DON’T SEE WHAT YOU WANT? Give us a call we can help you find it! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE, JUST ASK FOR DOUG 785-843-5200

Nissan 2007 Altima, 2.5 auto/tiptronic, 101K, 26-34MPG, air, cruise, ABS PW, PL. $11,900. 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Nissan 2008 Altima SL leather, heated seats, sunroof, Bose sound, this is one sporty car! Stk#10953 only $17,426. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Honda 2004 EX-L 4dr. loaded with power sunroof, alloy wheels, heated mirrors, leather, PW, tilt, steering wheel controls, Perfect condition. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

HUMMER 2006 H2. Stk#D8763. Sale Price $31,999,

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

Saturn 2004 Vue AWD, 3.5L, 6cyl. automatic, Forest green w/gray interior. Winter vehicle at summer price only $18,988. Get Ready now - snow is coming soon! All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Pontiac 2006 G6, red, auto, 6cyl, 98k, CD, PW, PL, air, cruise, alloys, Infiniti 2004 G35 sedan, spoiler, 16”alloy, $10500. white exterior w/tan View pictures at leather interior, very clean, AM/FM/6 disc CD changer, 785.856.0280 PW, PL, moon roof. Priced 845 Iowa St. to SELL! 785-979-6014 Lawrence, KS 66049 Smart Car 2009 convertible, be the first on your block to own this gas saving car! Only 4k miles, stk#100231 only $15,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Mazda 2005 Rx8 High Performance. 1.3L Rotary motor, alloy wheels, ravishing two-tone interior w/silver exterior. Don’t miss sports car for only $11, 888 Firm. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Chevrolet 2002 Corvette Convertible, 2Dr. Stk#T96291A Sale Price $27,495

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Pets Bird and All Pet Fair: Aug. 27th at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd. St. Hours: 9:00AM - 3:30PM. $5 Admission. Public is invited. Call 620-429-1872

Oldsmobile 1997 cutlass supreme, two owner, 145K miles, leather seats, good tires, new brakes, $1,800. 785-842-1353

Pontiac 2006 G6 6cyl, only 14k miles, ABS, On Star, remote start, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, side airbags, and more! Only $16,450. stk#442981. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Acura 2003 RSX, 3dr Sport Coupe, FWD auto/tiptronic, leather, 135K, 24-33MPG. $8,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Olds 2003 Alero. Great looking silver 4 door automatic with clean gray cloth inside. Two owner, NO accident car in great condition. Alloy wheels, PW, PL, cruise. Would make a super student car! Seew ebsite for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Oldsmobile 1999 Intrigue, 4dr, burgundy with beige leather seats, good tires 230K, runs good. $850. Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 913-721-2315. 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 6 available price as low as $16,495.00 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


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Chevrolet 2007 Malibu LS, one owner, 4cyl, great gas mileage, great finance terms available, only $11,977. Stk#18647A Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Infiniti 2003 G35, two to choose, under 100K, auto/leather, moon, loaded, Bose, starts at $12,900. 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Pontiac 2008 G6 Sedan GT Stk#D8757 Sale Price $14,780

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KIA 2006 AMANTI. Stk#T6622A. Sale Price $13,999

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 Toyota 2009 Camry LE 54K, 4cyl. CD, PW, PL, 21-31MPG, red/gray int. $12,500. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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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

Ford 2008 Mustang GT this is one hot ride! Leather heated seats, Shaker sound system, local trade, very nice! Stk#58041A2 only $21,476. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Now serving the Lawrence area for Sales and Service on Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep. Authorized warranty service dealer. Services hours: M-F 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. • Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

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

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Chevrolet 2008 Impala FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM certified, XM radio and affordable only $16,995.00 STK#18910 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 2009 Civic EX cpe, like new, alloy wheels, sunroof, and fun to drive! Stk#19689 only $17,947.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pontiac 2005 6.0L engine, 6sp. transmission, deep ocean blue with gray interior. This is a beautiful car, very rare! Don’t miss this one! For only $15,488. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Lexus 2002 GS 430 4.3L, V-8 engine with automatic trans. Beautiful midnight black w/gray interior. sunroof, navigation, custom chrome wheels. Thousand below book at only $13,450. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today. Mazda 2002 Millenia S. Beautiful white / gray two tone, with tan leather heated seats. Moonroof, Bose audio, chrome wheels, Goodyear tires, dual power seats, and much more. Two owner, no accident car. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Toyota 2009 Camry LE 32K, 4cyl. 21-31MPG, 16” alloy, white/gray int. $14,500. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

WE BUY CARS Top dollar for top late model vehicles. Drive in, see Allen or Jeff and get your big bucks today! 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Toyota 2006 Camry, SE, 101k, auto, 16” alloys, rear spoiler, JBL, power seat, moon, pw, pl, $11,500. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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. Toyota 2006 Solara SLE Rueschhoff Automobiles convertible, only 18k les, leather heated 2441 W. 6th St. seats, ABS, alloy wheels, 785-856-6100 24/7 local trade, very nice! Only $22,995. stk#466661 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Volkswagen 1972 Beetle, a Classic, bright orange, New paint 2010. Rebuilt engine 2008. Runs good. $3,995. 785-218-6953

Volkswagen 2005 Beetle GLS. convertible automatic 6,245 miles $3,100 Call:(855) 242-2221


Volkswagen 2000 Beetle GLS, local trade, very nice and very affordable only $5995. stk#149891. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Volkswagen 2009 Passat Sedan 4dr Auto Komfort FWD Sedan Stk#T6696A Sale Price $20,995

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Nissan 2007 Murano AWD S, alloy wheels, power seat, power pedals, and more. Stk#15039 only $20,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Chevrolet 2007 Trailblazer LS 4wd, tow pkg, alloy wheels, power seat, On Star, Chevy Certified and more! Stk#314651 only $14,652.00. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Motorcycle-ATV Harley Davidson Sportster 2005. Extra Low Mileage! Only 1015 miles! Extra Clean! Same as NEW! EXCELLENT condition! Pearl White. Always stored inside. Includes windshield & backrest. $8200.00 Call Rodney 785-423-1586 See at 757 Hwy 40 Lawrence, KS

Honda Shadow 2006 for sale. 750 Trike with Motortrike conversion. ONLY 1500 miles on it! Blood Stone Red, has back rest, Show Chrome windshield, chrome luggage rack, chrome wheels. Trike is in excellent condition with very minor scratches. Please no tire kickers.Test Chrysler 2006 PT Cruiser rides will NOT be allowed. Touring only 46K miles, Price: $11,500 CASH Convery nice with lots of tact Doug at 785-865-6406 equipment! Great gas mileage and great low Yamaha 2009 V-Star 250. A payments! Only $9,815 very nice V-Twin motorcycle that is great for getting stk#149051 around town. Purchased Dale Willey 785-843-5200 new in 2009 and has only 2000 miles. Average gas mileage is around 65 mpg. It has always been kept in the garage. $2,700. Call: 785-856-0631

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GMC 2009 Acadia SLE, one owner, tow pkg, room for 8 pass, alloy wheels, power seat, 24 mpg hwy, stk# 19786A1 only $23,844. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 2002 CR-V EX, AWD,149K, auto,moon,CD, cass, cruise, 15” alloy, 26mpg Hwy, $8900 firm View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Dodge 1999 Durango SLT 4x4 immaculate interior, loaded, window tint, CD player, 5.2L engine, Runs perfect. $4,998. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Dodge 2008 Nitro RT 4wd, leather heated seats, sunroof, home link, CD changer, and much more! Stk#14989 only $21,445. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

JEEP 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD, Warranty, Alloy wheels, One owner, Power seat, XM/CD/MP3 Stereo, only $19,741. STK#10746. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ford 2004 Excursion Eddie Bauer Turbo Diesel automatic, quad captain chairs, rear entertainment, tow package, rear a/c, beautiful $19,988

GMC 2007 Yukon XL SLT 4wd, loaded up with it all, navigation, sunroof, DVD, and more! You gotta see this one! Stk#54939A1 only $21,415.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

GMC 2002 Yukon XL SLT 4wd, lots of room for the family and your wallet! Only $7,888 this is not a misprint! Hurry this won’t last long! Stk#574791 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 1989 K1500 4x4, Awesome work truck, rhino sprayed, won’t rust anymore! $3,998. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Chevrolet 2006 Colorado W/T 4cyl, cruise control, hard to find and ready to do the job! Stk#14904 only $11,987. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2010 Silverado 1500 LT, one owner, reg cab long box, ready to get the job done! Only 12k miles, running boards, and more! Stk#381011 Only $18,450. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Ford 2007 F150 XLT Crew cab, alloy wheels, pwr equipment, tow pkg, 5.4 liter V8 stk#16336 only $22,551.00. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ford 2006 F150 XLT Ext cab, tow pkg, alloy wheels, running boards, tonneau cover, and more! Stk#18017b1 only $12,487. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Ford 2008 Ranger 4x4 Ext. Cab Tow Pkg. Black over Black & Gray Interior, 114,285 miles, one owner, PW, PDL, Keyless Entry, nice off-road tires. Accepting bids through 9/6/2011. Vehicle will be sold to highest bidder. Call Zak at 785-865-1046 or email at zbolick@douglascountybank.c om for more information or to place a bid.

Chevrolet 2006 Silverado LT crew cab, 4WD, alloy wheels, On Star, Chevrolet Certified, everything Ford 2004 Ranger XLT, 4X4 you have been looking extended cab. ONE owner, for in a truck! Stk#17352 nice Red color, automatic. only $21,476. V6, alloy wheels, tow hitch. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Good Ford Rangers are hard to find and sell quickly. $9,399 (KBB value $11,920) Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

!"#RS&'() '#+#S! ,-) ,.// -C Lawrence Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (117845) ________

Toyota 1998 Tacoma SRS PU 4x4, ext. cab. 5sp, cold AC, tow package. Did I mention 4x4 ext. cab! Hard to find! All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

(First published in the LawToyota 2007 Sienna XLE rence Daily Journal-World one owner, lots of room August 25, 2011) for the family with plenty of comfort and IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF MIAMI COUNTY, KANSAS dependability! CHILD IN NEED OF CARE Stk#556051 only $22,444. PROCEEDINGS UNDER Dale Willey 785-843-5200 CHAPTER 38 OF K.S.A.

Jeep 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4wd 3.7 lt V6, sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, tow pkg, and more, stk#12496 only $19,874.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ed Bozarth Chevrolet # 1 Buick - GMC The Dealer You Can Trust 3731 S Topeka Ave Topeka, KS 66609 SALES (877) 721-490 SERVICE (877) 626-9358 GMC 2001 2500 Ext cab 8100 engine, leather, alloy wheels and ready for work! Stk#574072 Only $10,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2008 Jeep Wrangler, Hard Doors, Power Windows, Tilt, Cruise, Bright Yellow, Ready for some fun in the sun! $19,995

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

Jeep 2004 Wrangler Sport. 4.0L, 6Cyl, 5sp with custom lift kit & 35 inch tires on alloy wheels. Come drive this Jeep today, it’s absolutely amazing. One of a kind, head turner. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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Hummer 2007 H3 Adventure 3.7L, 5cycl. 4x4, red with black & tan interior. This 1 owner SUV is perfect inside & out with all options. Special price $17,888. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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Ford 1996 Chateau E150 7 passenger. CLEAN good looking van,with rear seat / bed. Quad captains chairs and rear heat and AC. Nice famiy or work van for under $5000. See wbsite for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

GMC 1997 Savana Conversion Van. 5.7L V8 engline. Limited conversion w/ high top. Only $4,888. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.


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What’s GM Certified? 2yrs of free regular maintenance 172 Pt. Inspection 12 Mo./12,000 Mi. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty 100,000 mi./5-yr. limited Powertrain warranty, no deduct. 24-hr. Roadside Assistance Courtesy transportation. Nationwide coverage backed By General Motors. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


TO: The Parents, Grandparents and all other persons who are or may be concerned: A Motion Requesting Permanency Hearing for BENJAMIN CLAY, yob 2001, has been filed in this Court requesting the Court act in the best interest of the minor child and determine a permanency plan for the minor. You are required to appear before this Court on October 17, 2011, at 02:15 PM, at the Miami County Courthouse, Paola, Kansas or prior to that time file your written response to the pleading with the clerk of this Court. If, after a child has been adjudged to be a child in need of care, the Court finds a parent or parents to be unfit, the Court may place the minor permanently under the guardianship of an appropriate adult. RICHARD M FISHER JR, an attorney, has been appointed as guardian ad litem for the child or children. Each parent or other legal custodian of the child or children has the right to appear and be heard personally either with or without an attorney. The Court will appoint an attorney for a parent who is financially unable to hire one.

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World August 18, 2011)

Honda 2003 Odyessy EX,1 owner, Honda Serviced, 133k, 16” alloy, Pwr. Sliding Dr., rear air, trac. control, CD. $7,900. 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Clerk of the District Court By: Stephanie Gerken, Deputy Clerk



BAC Home Loans Servicing, (First published in the LawLP fka Countrywide Home rence Daily Journal-World August 25, 2011) Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF vs. DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Charles R. Marshall and PROBATE DIVISION Wanda E. Marshall, et al. Defendants. In the Matter of the Estate of MARIE K. TRYBOM, Case No. 10CV596 Deceased. Court Number: 1 Case No. 2010PR237 Div. No. 1

Kia 2006 Sedona, 1 owner, alloy wheels, power everything, rear AC, CD player, $8,998. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 Call 888-239-5723 Today. Pontiac 2006 Montana SV6. 7 passenger family van, very clean, with DVD player. Nice Dark Blue Metallic, clean gray interior. Rear A.C. Nice van, 119K miles, and priced at only $8,995. (KBB value $10,600) Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on September 8, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

The State of Kansas To All Persons Concerned:

Lot 20-F Previously Recorded As: Unit 20F, a shown by plat of survey of WOODCREEK, Townhouses, filed in Condominium Book 1, Page 60, in the office of the Register of Deeds of Douglas County, Kansas, in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 255 North Michigan, Unit 20-124, Lawrence, KS 66044 (the “Property”)

You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in this Court by Judy Lea Hauschild and Linda Rose Bollig, duly appointed, qualified and acting Executor of the Estate of Marie K. Trybom, deceased, praying Petitioner’s acts be approved; account be settled and allowed; the heirs be determined; the Will be construed and the Estate be assigned to the persons entitled thereto; the Court find the allowances requested for attorney’s fees and expenses are reasonable, should be allowed; the costs be determined and ordered paid; the administration of the Estate be closed; upon the filing of receipts the Petitioner be finally discharged as the Executor of the Estate of Marie K. Trybom, deceased, and the Petition be released from further liability.

to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit

You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before October 6, 2011, at 10:00 a.m, of such day, in this Court, in the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail, judgment and deKenneth McGovern, Sheriff cree will be entered in due

(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World August 25, 2011) SUMMARY NOTICE OF BOND SALE

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$4,275,000* CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS GENERAL OBLIGATION IMPROVEMENT BON NDS, SERIES 2011-A (GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS PAYABLE FROM UNLIMITED AD VALOREM TAXES) Bids. SUBJECT to the Notice of Bond Sale dated August 16, 2011 written bids will be received on behalf of the Clerk of the City of Lawrence, Kansas (the “Issuer”), in the case of written bids, at the address set forth below, and in the case of electronic bids, through PARITY® until 1:00, Central Daylight Time, on September 13, 2011 for the purchase of the above-referenced bonds (the “Bonds”). No bid of less than 99.50% of the principal amount of the Bonds and accrued interest thereon to the date of delivery will be considered. Bond Details. The Bonds will consist of fully registered bonds in the denomination of $5,000 or any integral multiple thereof. The Bonds will be dated September 15, 2011, and will become due on September 1 in the years as follows:


MATURITY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

PRINCIPAL AMOUNT* PRINCIPAL AMOUNT* $ 330,000 330,000 335,000 340,000 345,000 350,000 2023

MATURITY 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022

$ 355,000 360,000 370,000 380,000 385,000 395,000

The Bonds will bear interest from the dated date at rates to be determined when the Bonds are sold, which interest will be payable semiannually on March 1 and September 1 in each year, beginning on March 1, 2012.

Ford 2007 Explorer Sport Trac Ltd 4x4, leather heated seats, sunroof, tow pkg, running boards, and much, much more! Stk#453472 only $22,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

DONATE YOUR VEHICLE Receive $1000 GROCERY COUPONS. UNITED BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION. Free Mammograms, Breast Cancer Info FREE Towing, Tax Deductible, Non-Runners Accepted. 1- 877-632-GIFT

BENJAMIN CLAY, yob 2001 Case No. 2010-JC-000033 NOTICE OF HEARING

Protect Your Vehicle with an Extended Service Contract from Dale Willey Automotive. Call Allen or Tony at 785-843-5200

Ford 2011 Escape XLT FWD save huge over a new one! Stk#14302 Only $22,714. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ford 2009 Explorer Eddie Baurer 4wd, running boards, leather heated seats, 2nd row bench, lots of extras! Only $22,450.00 stk#145751 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

In the Interest of:

Auto Parts

Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60

Chevrolet 2005 Trailblazer LS 4wd 4.2 V6 only 66k miles, sunroof, power seat, alloy wheels, tow pkg, Bose premium sound, and much more! Only $13,995. Stk#13948. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

JEEP 2007 WRANGLER UNLIMITED X. Stk# T96620A Sale Price $21,999

Chevrolet 2006 Trailblazer LS, 4.2L, 6cyl. Stunning blue w/gray interior. Sun roof, tow PKG, tinted windows, CD player, Alloy wheels. 3 to choose from. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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GMC 2008 Canyon SL 4cyl, bed liner, alloy wheels, On Star, A/C stk#13730 only $14,444.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 2003 Pilot LX AWD, 131K, auto, cloth, rear air, silver/gray int. 3 rows CD, cruise. $10,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Honda 2005 Pilot EXL 4wd, v6, heated leather seats, sunroof, traction control, alloy wheels room for 7 and it leaves room in your wallet! Stk#17246A2 only $16,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Ford 2003 F-350 Crew Dually 7.3 Power Stroke Turbo Diesel 5 speed, alloy wheels, chrome step guards, bed liner, tinted windows $9,988

GMC 2011 2500HD STK#T6764A Sale Price $59,999

Honda 2008 CRV LX, local trade, power equip, dependability, only $18,487. stk#368901. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Lincoln 2007 MKX AWD one owner, loaded with an ultra sunroof, leather heated and cooled seats, navigation system and much much more! Stk#12683 only $24,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Jeep 2007 Commander Sport 4wd, sunroof, abs, 3rd row seating, stk#19824A only $18,498. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ford 2007 Escape XLS. This is the gas saving 4 cylinder front wheel drive Escape. The most economical to drive. Great condition and has higher miles (141K), but priced at only $7885. 26 MPG hiway. New tires. Take a look. Extended warranty available Rueschhoff Automobiles Jeep 2008 Grand Chero2441 W. 6th St. kee Laredo 4x4, 3.7L, 6cyl., 785-856-6100 24/7 adjustable foot pedals, tire pressure monitoring system, chrome package, Alaskan silver with 2 tone interior. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Buick 2008 Enclave FWD 4dr CXL Stk#D8742 Sale Price $24,918

Chevrolet 2010 HHR LT 4cyl, get great gas mileage and plenty of room. Chevy Certified w/2yrs of worry free maintenance! Stk#10963 only $14,678.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200



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Infiniti 2002 QX4, 4X4 in awesome condition, beau- Chevrolet 2008 Colorado crew cab, alloy tiful platinum gray. One of LT the nicest little SUV’s ever wheels, on star, pwr bed liner, made, and has that fa- equipment, mous Nissan V6. Come stk#10580 only $18,476. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 take a look. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Volkswagen 2007 GTI one owner, local trade, sunroof, spoiler, alloy wheels, CD changer, some much fun to drive! stk#319421Only #17,845. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Volvo 2006 XC90 AWD loaded with luxury! Stk#17346 only $21,995. Great finance terms are available Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Hyundai 2003 Santa Fe. NICE all wheel drive, leather, heated seats, moonroof, alloy wheels with newer tires. ONE owner, Nice burgandy with gray interior. Sale price of only $7995. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Acura 2001 MDX Touring, 136K, leather, heat seats, Bose, 6disc/cass, PW, PL, moon, home-link, $10900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Book-Entry-Only System. The Bonds shall be registered under a book-entry-only system administered through DTC. Kansas.

Paying Agent and Bond Registrar. Treasurer of the State of Kansas, Topeka,

Good Faith Deposit. Each bid shall be accompanied by a good faith deposit in the form of a cashier’s or certified check drawn on a bank located in the United States of America, a qualified financial surety bond or a wire transfer in Federal Reserve funds Mitsubishi 2006 Raider LS immediately available for use by the Issuer in the amount of $85,500.00. 4wd, one owner, crew cab, tow pkg, alloy Delivery. The Issuer will pay for printing the Bonds and will deliver the same propwheels, stk#335961 only erly prepared, executed and registered without cost to the successful bidder on or $13,450.00. Great finance about September 28, 2011, to DTC for the account of the successful bidder. terms are available! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Asse essed Valuation and Indebtedness. The Equalized Assessed Tangible Valuation for Computation of Bonded Debt Limitations for the year 2010 is $924,998,862. The total general obligation indebtedness of the Issuer as of the Dated Date, including the Bonds being sold and the temporary notes being sold contemporaneously with the Bonds, but excluding the temporary notes to be retired with a portion of the proceeds of the Bonds and temporary notes, is $94,090,000. __________________________ * Preliminary; subject to change.

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Approval of Bonds. The Bonds will be sold subject to the legal opinion of Gilmore & Bell, P.C., Kansas City, Missouri, Bond Counsel, whose approving legal opinion as to the validity of the Bonds will be furnished and paid for by the Issuer, printed on the Bonds and delivered to the successful bidder as and when the Bonds are delivered. Additional Information. Additional information regarding the Bonds may be obtained from the undersigned at the address set forth below: NISSAN 2008 ARMADA LE 4WD, Sunroof, leather, alloy wheels, Bose Sound, 2nd row, bench, power liftgate, one owner, VERY NICE! STK#100331, ONLY $31,745. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

DATED: August 16, 2011. Written and Facsimile Bid and Good Faith Deposit Delivery Address: Lawrence City Hall Six East Sixth Street Post Office Box 708 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 Phone No. (785)832-3000 Fax No. (785)832-3405


!C #$%&'()*+,)%-%'# ./+,.011 Lawrence Lawrence course upon the petition. /s/ Judy Lea Hauschild Judy Lea Hauschild, Petitioner /s/ Linda Rose Bollig Linda Rose Bollig, Petitioner Prepared By: /s/ Darryl Graves Darryl Graves #08991 Darryl Graves, A Professional Law Corporation 1041 New Hampshire Street Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 843-8117 FAX: (785) 843-0492 Attorney for Petitioner ________

pervise administration of the Estate, and no notice of any action of the Executor or other proceedings in the administration will be given, except for notice of final settlement of decedent’s estate. You are further advised that if written objections to simplified administration are filed with the Court, the Court may order that supervised administration ensue.


You are required to file your written defenses to the Petition on or before September 22, 2011, at 10:00a.m. in the District Court in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, at which ( First published in the Law- time and place the cause rence Daily Journal-World, will be heard. Should you August 25, 2011) fail to file your written defenses, judgement and deIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF cree will be entered in due DOUGLAS COUNTY, couse upon the Petition. KANSAS All creditors are notified to In the Matter of the Estate exhibit their demands of MARY LOIS GALYARDT, against the Estate within Deceased. four months from the date of the first publication of /s/ Pam Schmeck Case No. 11PR144 this notice, as provided by City of Eudora, law, and if their demands City Clerk Petition Pursuant to K.S.A. are not thus exhibited, they _______ Chapter 59 shall be forever barred. (First published in the LawNOTICE OF HEARING AND Dary Joe Meyer rence Daily Journal-World NOTICE TO CREDITORS Petitioner August 25, 2011) THE STATE OF KANSAS TO Jack W. Shultz, #06393 ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: 3947 N.W. Fielding Rd. Topeka, KS 66628 You are notified that on Au- Tele: 785-783-8558 gust 22, 2011, a Petition was Fax: 785-783-8589 filed in this Court by Dary Attorney for Petitioner Joe Meyer, an heir, devisee and legate, and Executor (Published in the Lawrence named in the Last Will and Daily Journal-World August Testament of Mary Lois 25, 2011) Galyardt, deceased, dated May, 19 1997, requesting OFFICIAL NOTICE OF that the instrument at- Public Hearing for the City tached thereto be admitted of Eudora, Kansas to probate and record as Preliminary Plat the Last Will and Testament of the decedent and that TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN letters Testamentary under AND TO ALL PERSONS INthe Kansas Simplified Es- TERESTED: tates Act be issued to the Executor to serve without NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN bond. that at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, You are further advised un- 2011, the City of Eudora der the provisions of the Planning Commission, in Kansas Simplified Estates the City Council Chambers, Act the Court need not su- Eudora Municipal Building,



4 East 7th Street, Eudora, by Richard L. Zinn., execuKansas, will consider the tor named in the will of following Preliminary Plat: Richard D. Hamilton, deceased, dated August 12, 1. Notice of public 2002, and praying the inhearing strument attached thereto to consider the Preliminary be admitted to probate and Plat for the Family Dollar record as the Will of the deDevelopment in the 1.177 cedent; and Letters Testaacre Greenway Addition mentary under the Kansas Number 2 Subdivision lo- Simplified Estates Act be cated in the Southeast issued to the Executor to quarter of Section 8, Town- serve without bond. ship 13 South, Range 21 East of the 6th P.M. an addi- You are further advised untion to the City of Eudora, der the provisions of the Douglas County, Kansas; Kansas Simplified Estates owned by Troy A. Gregory, Act the Court need not suGreenway LLC. pervise administration of the Estate, and no notice of As provided in the Zoning any action of the executors and Subdivision Regula- or other proceedings in the tions of Eudora, Kansas, the administration will be above Preliminary Plat will given, except for notice of be discussed and consid- final settlement of ered by the planning com- decedent’s estate. mission, and all persons interested in said matter will You are further advised if have an opportunity to be written objections to simheard at this time concern- plified administration are ing their views and wishes. filed with the Court, the Court may order that suCERTIFIED, this 25th day of pervised administration enAugust, 2011. sue.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of Richard D. Hamilton, deceased. Case No. 11 PR 145 (Proceeding Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59) NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED:

You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before September 15, 2011, at 10:15 a.m. in the District Court, in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate within four months from the date of the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. Richard L. Zinn, Petitioner PREPARED BY: BARBER EMERSON, L.C, 1211 Massachusetts Street P.O. Box 667 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 843-6600 (785) 843-8405 (facsimile) E-mail:

You are hereby notified that on August 22, 2011, a Petition for Probate of Will and Issuance of Letters Testamentary Under the Kansas Simplified Estates Attorneys for Petitioner Act was filed in this Court _______


(First published in the Law- ises located at 317 Florida rence Daily Journal-World Street, Lawrence Kansas August 21, 2011) 66044, to the highest bidder for cash with said premises NOTICE TO BIDDERS to sell absolute with a minimum opening bid of Fifty Separate sealed bids will Thousand and No/100 Dolbe received by the City of lars ($50,000.00). All interLawrence, Kansas in the of- ested persons should take fice of the City Clerk, 6 East notice and govern them6th Street, until 2:00 pm selves accordingly. Tuesday, September 6, 2011 following purchase: LANCE A. WEEKS, Administrator ELECTRICAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PREPARED BY: Copies of the Notice to Bidders and specifications may be obtained at the Finance Department at the above address.

LANCE A. WEEKS, #18403 of COFFMAN, DeFRIES & NOTHERN A Professional Association 534 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 925 The City Commission re- Topeka, KS 66603-3407 serves the right to reject (785) 234-3461 any or all bids and to waive Attorneys for Administrator informalities. _______



lien holders of record, and any occupants of such Structures were provided the opportunity to show cause why the Structures should not be ordered repaired; and

the Structures to be moved, repaired, or placed and will cause Property to otherwise made safe and secure.

WHEREAS, at such public hearing, the owner(s), owner(s)’ agents, lien holders of record, and occupants of the Structures either were not present or were not otherwise able to show cause why the Structures should not be ordered removed, repaired, or replaced. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF EUDORA, KANSAS:

SECTION I. Pursuant to K.S.A. 12-1753, the Governing Body hereby finds that City of Lawrence, Kansas (First published in the Law- the above-described StrucJonathan Douglass rence Daily Journal-World tures are unsafe and danCity Clerk August 25, 2011) gerous. _______ SECTION II. Pursuant to RESOLUTION NO. 2011-09 (First published in the LawK.S.A. 12-1753, the Governrence Daily Journal-World A RESOLUTION DIRECTING ing Body hereby directs the August 18, 2011) THE REPAIR OF UNSAFE AND owner(s) of the Property to DANGEROUS STRUCTURES remove, repair or replace IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PURSUANT TO K.S.A. the Structures and make DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS the entire Property safe 12-1751, et seq. and secure, all in accordIN THE MATTER OF THE WHEREAS, reference is ance with applicable City ESTATE OF made to certain structures standards and in conformMARGARET E. HILL, located at 827 Main Street, ance with applicable City Deceased Eudora, Kansas (the code, regulations, permit and ordi“Property”), which Struc- procedures, Case No. 11-PR-98 tures have been identified nances. by the Codes Administrator NOTICE OF SALE OF for the City as unsafe and SECTION III. The removal, REAL ESTATE AT repair, or replacement of dangerous, to wit: PUBLIC AUCTION the Structures shall be Main property structurally commenced within ten (10) THE STATE OF KANSAS TO unsound, and unfit for hu- days after the later of the ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: date of publication or the man habitation. date of mailing of this ResYou are hereby notified as further deWHEREAS, K.S.A. 12-1751, et olution, that LANCE A. WEEKS, Adseq., provides that the Gov- scribed in Section IV below. ministrator of the Estate of erning Body has the power Pursuant to K.S.A. 12-1753 MARGARET E. HILL, will ofto cause the repair or re- and K.S.A. 12-1755(a), if the fer for sale at public aucmoval of, or to remove it- owner(s) of the Property tion the following deself, any structure located and the Structures shall scribed real estate: within the City which may have failed to commence have become unsafe or the repair or replacement Lot 6, in the Replat of Lots of the all issues within such dangerous; 5-18, of Block 2, in Northten (10) days, or if the wood Addition to the City WHEREAS, pursuant to 2011 owner(s) of the Property of Lawrence, Douglas Resolution No. 2011-04, on and the Structures shall County, Kansas. August 8th, 2011, the Gov- have failed to have dilierning Body set a public gently prosecuted such reThe auction will take place hearing at which the pair or replacement to on September 10, 2011, at owner(s) of the Property, completion thereafter, the 10:00 a.m. upon the premthe owners’ agents, any Governing Body will cause

Lawrence rerethe be

SECTION IV. Pursuant to K.S.A. 12-1753, this Resolution shall be published once in the official City paper. A copy of this Resolution shall be mailed by certified mail within three (3) days after its first publication to each owner, agent, lienholder and occupant, at the last known address and shall be marked “deliver to addressee only”.


You are hereby notified that an Amended Petition to Foreclose Mortgage (“Petition”) has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas by Central National Bank, praying for foreclosure of a ADOPTED this 22nd day of real estate mortgage on the August, 2011, by the Gov- following-described real erning Body of the City of estate: Eudora, Kansas. BEGINNING AT A POINT 660 APPROVED this 22nd day of FEET SOUTH OF THE August, 2011, by the Mayor. NORTHEAST CORNER OF APPROVED: THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP /s/ Scott Hopson 13 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST Scott Hopson, Mayor OF THE 6TH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, THENCE SOUTH 110 Attest: FEET, THENCE WEST 165 /s/ Pam Schmeck FEET, THENCE NORTH 110 Pam Schmeck, City Clerk FEET, THENCE EAST 165 _______ FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, IN THE CITY OF (First published in the Law- LAWRENCE, IN DOUGLAS rence Daily Journal-World COUNTY, KANSAS, August 11, 2011) which is commonly reIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ferred to as 1603 Louisiana DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044-4053, and you are CENTRAL NATIONAL BANK, hereby required to answer Plaintiff, or otherwise plead to the vs. Petition on or before MICHAEL F. VICKERS; Wednesday, September 21, CAYLEN D. VICKERS ; 2011 in said Court. If you CITIFINANCIAL, INC.; STATE fail to answer or otherwise OF KANSAS, plead, the Petition will be TITLE TO REAL taken as true, and judgDEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, ment and decree will be enDIRECTOR OF ESTATE IN- tered in due course upon VOLVED TAXATION; the Petition. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PREPARED BY: DEPARTMENT OF TREAS- Michael R. Munson, #22585 URY, INTERNAL REVENUE Luke P. Sinclair, #23709 SERVICE; JOHN DOE (REAL Tyler I. Page, #24640 NAME) GAY, RIORDAN, FINCHER, UNKNOWN; MUNSON & SINCLAIR, PA TENANT/OCCUPANT); 3500 SW Fairlawn, Suite 210 JANE DOE (REAL NAME Topeka, Kansas 66614 UNKNOWN; (785) 783-8323; TENANT/ OCCUPANT); AND (785) 783-8327 (Fax) THE UNKNOWN SPOUSES OF ANY OF THE DEFENDANTS, Attorneys for Central Defendants. National Bank _______ Case No. 11-C-422

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Dear Showerless: Many men become lethargic and depressed when they retire, especially if their identities a Time Machine are strongly tied to their jobs. A sudden lack of hygiene is Dear Wish: The problem also indicative of depression. with having an idyllic life through college is that at some point you have to enter the real world, which isn’t nearly as supportive and affirming, and expectations are often unrealistic. If you have never faced true adversity and developed coping skills, it can be overwhelming. You are on the right track. You know you can’t live in the past, and you are seeking help for your depression and anxiety. While you search for a more fulfilling job, please realize that overcoming a challenging situation can be tremendously rewarding, and each time you succeed, it will become easier and more satisfying. Hang in there.

With the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks scant weeks away, a slate of retrospective specials and documentaries awaits us. Discovery leads the way with “Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero” (7 p.m.) airing in three- hour installments tonight and next Thursday. The Science Network will replay it in marathon fashion on Sunday, Sept. 11. ‘‘Rising” documents the rebuilding project at and near the old World Trade Center site, featuring a massive office complex of four buildings, a museum and a memorial featuring the world’s largest manmade waterfalls. It shows how artifacts from the destroyed structure have been incorporated into the new site and explores the stories of ironworkers, firemen, policemen and family members associated with these relics. Like anything to do with 9/11, “Rising” is filled with emotionally loaded memories, images and language. Such efforts are generally critic-proof, but it should be noted how the film’s narrative often seems overly laden with hyperbole and hackneyed phrases that have attended all discussion of that dark day for the past 10 years. Perhaps it’s time to find new ways to discuss these events. Films like “Rising” show us that we still have a long way to go.

 “Titans” (9 p.m., CNBC) profiles advertising legend Leo Burnett, whose agency, founded in 1935, would create such memorable icons as Tony the Tiger, the Jolly Green Giant and that old softy, the Pillsbury Doughboy.

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For Thursday, Aug. 25: This year, you open up to change and new possibilities. Reach out for knowledge, different opinions and new ways of looking at issues. Many of you will travel; others will meet people who, by their very lifestyle, present a different perspective. If you are single, a friendship could become more. If you are attached, the two of you will socialize more, drawing you closer together. Cancer is loyal and nurturing.

when to call a halt to a situation could be instrumental. Tonight: Treat a friend to some munchies. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You might want to do something very different from in the past. Your anger might mount and cause a problem where you least expect it. Tonight: Go for what you want. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  The best action you can make is to pull back and take a muchneeded timeout. SomeThe Stars Show the Kind times you gain a lot more of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dyinsight by not being in namic; 4-Positive; 3-Aver- your normal environment. age; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Tonight: A much-needed timeout. Aries (March 21-April 19) Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept.  Pressure builds, 22) perhaps more because of  A meeting or your perspective than any- group of friends could be thing else. Your energy is more instrumental than so high, others might feel you think. A strong male left behind. Tonight: Hang figure might push you very close to home. hard. Tonight: Where your Taurus (April 20-May friends are. 20) Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Express the  Pressure builds, bottom line. Don’t settle and you react by being on for what doesn’t feel right. the move. Is there a way of Detach and empathize, but delegating or prioritizing? don’t toss yourself into Tonight: A must appearanother person’s problem. ance. Tonight: Hang out. Plan Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. your weekend. 21) Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Be willing to  Indulge, but with take a risk, even if you wisdom. You easily could might feel a bit negative. go overboard. Knowing Work first on your mental

Game show host Monty Hall is 90. Actor Sean Tonight’s Other Highlights Connery is 81. Talk show

 David Alan Grier guest-stars on a host Regis Philbin is 80. two-hour helping of “Bones” (7 p.m., Actor Tom Skerritt is 78. Fox). Rock singer-actor Gene

The Baltimore Ravens host the Simmons is 62. Rock Washington Redskins in NFL preseason action (7 p.m., ESPN).

 The Kennel Club of Philadelphia chooses a Best in Show on “The National Dog Show” (7 p.m., Versus), first seen last Thanksgiving.

Dwight asserts his authority on “The Office” (8 p.m., NBC).

 Only four remain on the finale of “Expedition Impossible” (8 p.m., ABC).

Heidi’s design becomes the competitor’s challenge on “Project Runway” (8 p.m., Lifetime).

Michael embeds himself with a team of hijackers on “Burn Notice” (8 p.m., USA).

 A milestone episode may be the last on “30 Rock” (8:30 p.m., NBC).

 Jane’s encounter with Red John leaves him rattled on “The Mentalist” (9 p.m., CBS).

 Shohreh Aghdashloo guest-stars on “Law & Order SVU” (9 p.m., NBC).

 A sneeze reintroduces the common cold to the world of “Futurama” (9 p.m., Comedy Central).

 Ryan suspects a dark side to man’s best friend on “Wilfred” (9 p.m., FX).

Ronnie and Sammi return to form on “Jersey Shore” (9 p.m., MTV).

 A misanthrope’s misadventures in Afghanistan on “Louie” (9:30 p.m., FX).

Callie admits her infidelities on “Ugly Americans” (9 p.m., Comedy Central).



The armed forces offer counseling services to retirees, although your husband may no longer be eligible. Contact (1-800-342-9647) to find out. Otherwise, please ask your doctor or clergyperson to refer you to someone who can help both of you deal with his sudden change in status.

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perspective. Tonight: Be imaginative. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Knowing when to cut your losses could be very important. After a meeting, what you have been trying to avoid smacks you in the face. Tonight: Go along with another person’s suggestion. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  An associate might not stop harping on a situation until you acknowledge what is happening. Ask yourself if it would be easier to drop the game. Tonight: Just not alone. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Listen well. Make a point of taking extra time with key people in your daily routine. Sometimes we don’t realize the importance of these connections. Tonight: Don’t push. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Your creativity flourishes. How you feel about a difficult person might need to be verbalized. This person needs to know your reaction. Tonight: Lighten up the moment. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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10 Secretary of state during Truman’s second term 11 “Exodus” novelist 12 Casino tool 13 Further feloniously 19 Dry as dust 21 Danny’s daughter and Phil’s wife 24 Blue-green shade 26 One who seconds the motion 27 Alternate form of energy 28 Related to ewe? 29 Formal words of confession 31 Order to a podiatrist? 32 “Sesame Street” resident 33 Like perish-

impossible MLB outcome 48 Coniferous tree secretion 50 Pulled taut 52 “Old MacDonald hHd a Farm” refrain 54 Hay bundle 55 Things running through California 58 Aussie bounder 60 Butter alternative 63 Order to an otologist? 65 Related to robins 66 “Laugh-In” comedian Johnson 67 Do lawn work 68 Common thing 69 Evil opponent 70 Fr. holy women 71 Victimizes (with “upon”) DOWN 1 Free ticket 2 Indigo plant 3 Order to a fireman? 4 Cut and pasted 5 Where Daniel encountered a miracle 6 Bad word for the king? 7 Edible mollusk 8 Cold-climate seabird 9 Parts of a procedure

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Dear Annie: I had a fabulous time in college. I was president of my sorority, a peer mentor at our advising center and active in many organizations. I also was granted many awards and honors. I loved rushing around with little sleep and juggling many things on my plate. Now my life is a different story. I struggle with severe clinical depression and debilitating anxiety. After graduating, I took a job that pays well and I met a great guy. On paper, my life sounds pretty good. But my job makes me miserable, and I dread going into work. There are few compliments and a ton of complaints. We work six days a week, which leaves little time to maintain friendships. When I get home at the end of the day, I feel like a failure, and all I want to do is curl up in bed. Downtime creates anxiety, which triggers my depression and leaves me crying all day. I realize I cannot go back to the halcyon days of college and that it is unhealthy to keep looking backward. But I feel as if I am grieving for the life I used to have. How do I move on? I am on antidepressants and am seeing a counselor, so I am working on treating my depression and anxiety, but I still feel hopeless. — Wish There Was


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