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Report: Kansas prison violates inmates’ rights By John Hanna Associated Press

TOPEKA — Sexual misconduct and abuse of inmates at Kansas’ prison for women is “rampant throughout the facility” and persisted even as federal offi-

cials investigated problems at the facility, according to a U.S. Justice Department report released Thursday. The department’s Civil Rights Division concluded that Kansas failed to adequately deal with problems at the Topeka Correctional Facility after the National

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Brownback’s administration has made “immense strides” in improving the prison’s operations since he took office in January 2011. The Justice Department launched its investigation in

publican, immediately sought to assign blame for the problems to former Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who left office in April 2009 to become U.S. health and human services secretary. Brownback spokeswoman Sherriene JonesSontag said Thursday night that

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Institute of Corrections recommended more than two dozen changes in January 2010 and the prison’s top administrator was reassigned. The report also cited a shortage of female officers and said the prison’s policies and staffing are inadequate. Gov. Sam Brownback, a Re-

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Area leaders tout local reservoir’s potential for development By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Volleyball team runs out of steam After winning their first two matchups and starting strong against Olathe Northwest, one of the top teams in the state, the Lawrence High Lions lost their momentum, and the final match. Page 1B

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ADDRESSES the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday. Obama is seeking re-election in a tight race against Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Obama pledges recovery in 2nd term By David Espo and Robert Furlow Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation’s stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, “Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met.” “Yes, our path is harder — but it leads to a better place,” he declared in a prime-time speech to convention delegates and the nation, blending resolve about rescuing the nation from near economic catastrophe with stinging criticism

of Republican rival Mitt Romney’s own proposals. Widely viewed as reserved, even aloof, Obama acknowledged “my own failings” as he asked for a second term, four years after taking office as the nation’s first black president. Citing progress toward recovery, he said, “After a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we’re getting back to basics and doing what America has always done best: We’re making things again.” “Four more years,” delegates chanted over and over as the 51-yearold Obama stepped to the podium, noticeably grayer than he was as

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a history-making candidate for the White House in 2008. First Lady Michelle Obama and the couple’s daughters, Malia and Sasha, joined the president on stage in the moments after the speech, followed by other family members and Vice President Joe Biden and his wife. Strains of “Only in America” filled the hall as confetti filled the air.

Tight race Obama’s speech was the final act of a pair of highly scripted national political conventions in as many weeks, and the opening salvo of a twomonth drive toward Election Day that pits Obama against Romney, the former governor of

Massachusetts. The contest is ever tighter for the White House in a dreary season of economic struggle for millions. Biden preceded Obama at the convention podium and proclaimed, “America has turned the corner” after experiencing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Obama didn’t go that far in his own remarks, but he said firmly, “We are not going back, we are moving forward, America.” With unemployment at 8.3 percent, the president said the task of recovering from the economic disaster of 2008 Please see OBAMA, page 6A

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National commitment needed on obesity, officials say reverse this epidemic,” said Dr. William Dietz, past director of the division of nutrition, physical activity and HEALTH obesity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Speaking to about 200 people

at the Kansas Summit on Obesity at the Ramada Inn, Dietz said many fail to see obesity as a threat or they consider it as someone else’s problem. He said the country needs an “emotional engagement” to fight obesity, similar to the struggle for civil rights and the efforts by Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

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The leader of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has begun exploring the feasibility of a resort development at Clinton Lake. “We’re still in the beginning stages, but I can tell you that it is an idea that is very important to me,” said Robin Jennison, KDWPT secretary. Jennison confirmed he has met with state Rep. Tom Sloan, Sloan R-Lawrence, state Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence, and various city leaders about the idea of a major lodging and resort development Francisco located inside Clinton Lake State Park, which is just west of Lawrence. “With K-10 (the South Lawrence Trafficway) on track to be completed, that really adds to the potential of Clinton,” Jennison said. “Clinton is one of our great lakes. It may have one of the nicest marinas in the state, it has a stable water source, and it is close to a vibrant community. It has a lot going for it that would be attractive for a resort.”

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RG LAMB Services for RG Lamb, 91, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. He died on Thurs., Sept. 6, 2012 at LMH.

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Jennison, however, said it likely would be at least another year before the state is ready to begin accepting proposals from private developers interested in building a resort. He said the next step in the process is having more detailed discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Jennison said he is optimistic the corps will be open to a longterm lease for a resort on federal land at the lake. The last time a resort project was seriously considered at Clinton was in 2001, and the issue of a long-term lease was a stumbling block, Jennison said. The cost to extend city water and sewer service to Clinton State Park also was a concern. But Jennison thinks new corps policies will help with the lease issue, and he said the Lawrence city limit is significantly closer to the state park than it was in 2001. “Plus, I think our timing may be right,” Jennison said. “The potential growth the city is talking about with a new sports complex could tie in very well with what we want to do.” Jennison said the state likely will be willing to consider a variety of ideas from private developers about what type of resort would be appropriate for the lake. In 2001, a development group had proposed a 150-room hotel with a conference center. Jennison said that type of development is still what he has in mind, but he’ll be interested to see other proposals too. Megan Hiebert, owner of Clinton Lake Marina, said she’ll also be interested in seeing how the process progresses. “They will have a lot of things to look at,” Hiebert said. “They’ll have to select an environmentally appropriate site for sure.” Jennison said there were about four locations in the state park that could be considered. Previously, developers had focused on a wooded point near the marina, but Jennison said it is recognized that site could create some ecological concerns. Hiebert, who has met briefly with Jennison about the resort idea, said she’s ready to hear more about what the state has in mind. “I definitely like the idea of additional tourism at the lake,” Hiebert said. “I think it could create a really positive economic impact for the whole area.” Jennison said he anticipates having a public meeting to discuss the resort idea early next year, if the process remains on track. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

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percent obese, Dietz said. Gov. Sam Brownback encouraged people trying to lose weight: “Don’t give up.” “You don’t have to be in bondage to your obesity. It’s going to be a struggle,” Brownback said. He recommended that individual Kansans figure out what strategy works best. Brownback said that during meals he stops eating when he is still “just a little bit hungry.” He also said that sometimes when he and his family go out to eat, he splits an order with his wife, or doesn’t order but eats off his children’s plates. “They don’t like it, but I’m paying,” he quipped. When he first went to college at Kansas State University, Brownback said he gained 15 pounds in one month and quickly

had to adjust his eating habits. Dietz said that, nationally, healthy foods have to be more readily available, and people need to reduce screen time, replace sugary drinks with water and exercise more. “Physical activity is a magic drug that we should employ for everyone,” he said. Obesity is shortening lives and driving up health care costs for increased treatment of high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and numerous other ailments, officials said. Dietz said he believed the U.S. would soon show progress in reducing obesity, but that it will take more awareness, much like what happened when attitudes changed about smoking. In addition to Brownback, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Robert Moser, who are both physicians, and other Cabinet

members participated in the function, which was put together with grants and donations from the American Heart Association, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Kansas Health Foundation, Sunflower Foundation and the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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Kindergarten teacher takes prize Educator at Kennedy School wins local Horizon Award

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By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

Second-year kindergarten teacher Lauren Mitchell got a surprise from her colleagues, students and family Thursday afternoon. Her reaction, to everyone packed into the Kennedy School gym, was short and sweet: “Wow, I feel like I’m at the Academy Awards!” she said. “Thank you.” Mitchell was this year’s Lawrence Horizon Award winner. It’s a prize given to young teachers who show a lot of promise. Lawrence public schools Superintendent Rick Doll presented the award, which came with $250 from KU Credit Union. Describing Mitchell, he said to the assembled elementary students: “She’s extraordinary; that means some-

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KENNEDY SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN TEACHER LAUREN MITCHELL gets a hug from her husband, Phil, after receiving the Horizon Award Thursday in the school’s gym. The prize is meant to honor young teachers who show promise. thing really special.” Mitchell graduated from Kansas University and has taught at Kennedy since last year. “She inspires her fellow colleagues and goes the extra mile in sharing new and innovative

teaching strategies,” Kennedy Principal Cris Anderson said in the nomination for the award. Doll described her as a “natural” teacher. The district will enter Mitchell into a statewide Horizon Award contest,

to be determined later this year. She may have been surprised, but now she’s ready. “I like competition,” she said.

Two home burglaries were reported in Lawrence Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. About 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a call at the Legends Apartment complex, 4101 W. 24th Place. A male resident of an apartment reported that he returned home to find a person inside his apartment. The suspect fled, and nothing was taken, said

the suspect. About 2:40 a.m. Thursday, police responded to a call at The Reserve apartment complex in the 2500 block of West 31st Street, McKinley said. The apartment was occupied by Please see THEFTS, page 4A

— Reporter Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-6314.

Insurance company accuses apartment owners of fraud By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

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LANCE ROBINSON, of Export, Pa., is in Kansas, after traveling through dozens of states to promote the creation of “Brother to Brother Day,” which would be a national day of recognition for military, police, fire and medical emergency personnel.

An insurance company alleges the owners of the former Boardwalk Apartments committed fraud in claims they submitted after a deadly 2005 fire destroyed one building at the west Lawrence complex. The allegations from State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Com-

pany of Ohio come as part of a lawsuit the Boardwalk owners filed in January claiming State Auto should have paid an additional $1 million in claims to cover business income losses due to the fire. But attorneys for State Auto allege Boardwalk owners “purposefully delayed” rebuilding the Please see LAWSUIT, page 4A

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In the days following 9/11, tributes were common for military members, police, fire and emergency medical personnel across the country. But now, 11 years later, Lance Robinson can tell you how the attitude has changed. “There is a lot of apathy because the war on terror has drug on for so long,” Robinson said. “There are still a lot of patriots and a lot of Americans who care, but there are some people who are really tired of hearing about it, too.” Robinson ought to know. Robinson has traveled to 25 states since September of 2010 to raise awareness for a new day of remembrance he hopes to establish: Brother to Brother Day. “There have been various people who have tried to raise awareness or tried to raise money, but nobody actually has tried to create a day to honor all the people who serve us.” Robinson, who hails from Export, Pa., has been in Lawrence since last week to drum up attention for the Brother to Brother Day. He received a proclamation from the Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday, and recently rode his bicycle from Lawrence to the Capitol in Topeka to gain attention for the event. Robinson will be hosting an event at 2 p.m. Monday at the Lawrence Visitors Center, 402 N. Second St., to briefly honor uniformed personnel.

Sept. 10 is the day Robinson hopes Congress eventually will declare as a national day of recognition for military, police, fire and medical emergency personnel. Robinson said he’s not looking for the day to become a national holiday. He said people shouldn’t get the day off, but rather ought to go about their daily routines, with one exception. “My goal is that when we see someone in uniform that day, we’ll stop and give each other a handshake of honor,” Robinson said. Robinson began his quest by walking from his Pennsylvania home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery in 2010. But the 54-year-old machinist, who served as a Marine in the 1970s, said he had a calling to do more. “It started out as something I just wanted to do privately,” Robinson said. “But I felt like the mission needed to continue.” Robinson proceeded to walk to 18 state capitals in the eastern United States. After taking a brief break, Robinson started back up in March, this time using a combination of a car and a bicycle to travel to state capitals. He said traveling through some of the larger cities on foot or bicycle became too dangerous, so he began driving. But he said he generally stops quite a few miles away from a capital city and Please see BROTHER, page 4A

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Isaac’s remnants relieves some drought-hit states By Jim Suhr Associated Press

ST. LOUIS — Hurricane Isaac’s remnants dumped heavy rain on some key Midwest farming states, dramatically lessening the drought there while corn-producing heavyweights Iowa and Nebraska missed out on that moisture and saw their conditions worsen badly, according to a drought report released Thursday. The U.S. Drought Monitor’s weekly report came as federal forecasters separately warned that the worst drought in decades could persist for months in a large swath of the central and southern Plains, portions of the Rockies and much of California. “Most of these areas are moving toward a climatologically drier time of year, and there is no compelling indication that substantially above-normal precipitation will fall during the next three months,” according to the National Weather Service’s Seasonal Drought Outlook. That would be bad news for Nebraska, which paid an especially high price for losing out on Isaac’s rainfall as the storm moved northward through the central U.S. The area of that state deemed to be in exceptional drought — the highest classification — ballooned 47 percent, to 71 percent, in the seven-day period ending Tuesday, the latest Drought Monitor update showed. In Iowa, the nation’s biggest corn producer, the area of land deemed to be in exceptional or extreme drought rose 4 percentage points, to 62 percent. When it comes to states getting moisture during this worst drought in two generations, “it’s just like it’s been all summer — there are the haves and the have-nots,” said Brian

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A COMBINE IS SURROUNDED BY DUST at it finishes harvesting a row of corn Thursday near Bennington, Neb. The remnants of Hurricane Isaac dumped heavy rain on some key Midwest farming states and dramatically lessened the drought there, but Iowa and Nebraska missed out. Fuchs, a National Drought Mitigation Center climatologist who authored Thursday’s update. Even in states that got rain from Isaac — in some cases as much as 10 inches — the relief came far too late in the growing season to offer much help to withered corn crops, which already are being harvested. But there was reason to cheer, as other crops such as soybeans still are maturing. Southeast of St. Louis near Coulterville, Ill., Dean Campbell concedes “Isaac blessed us with some water,” by some accounts several inches. But that won’t save his 900acre corn crop bound for being a bust. With about 40 percent of his harvest done, Campbell says he’s averaging a “very, very poor” 14 bushels per acre — a snippet of the 130 bushels he’s normally get. “We’re not anticipating a bumper crop by any means,” said Campbell, 60, who was more optimistic about his stillmaturing 1,100 acres of soybeans, which can still make use of the rain. He won’t know what that outcome will be until reaping that crop several weeks from now.

“We have potential in the bean field,” he said. “We won’t have a record crop, but we’ll have a reasonable crop. That’s the typical response from anyone in the Midwest.” Missouri, which in some places got as much as 6 inches of rainfall from Isaac, saw the area of land in exceptional drought plummet from 35 percent last week, to just 3 percent of the state. The area in extreme or exceptional drought plunged a whopping 66 percentage points, to 32 percent of the state. In neighboring Illinois, the extent of the two worst classifications of drought spiraled from roughly 70 percent to about 7 percent, with Isaac’s rainfall erasing the exceptional drought that had gripped nearly 8 percent of the state. None of Indiana is now in exceptional or extreme drought, when 39 percent of the state was deemed as such the week before. More than 10 inches of rain fell in parts of Arkansas, which sat squarely in Isaac’s path, helping cut the amount of state in exceptional drought to 12 percent, down 33 percentage points from a week ago. Half of the state still remains in extreme drought.

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to stop for the winter, and then visit the remaining states in the western United States next year. By then, he hopes, momentum will have built for Congress to officially declare Sept. 10 as Brother to Brother Day. After that, he hopes to go back to Pennsylvania where he has a wife and a 13-year old daughter. “When I’m totally done, I hope to go back to my life,” Robinson said. “But not yet.”

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A symposium about health care in Latin America will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the Big 12 Room of the Kansas Union on Kansas University’s campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature speakers who will talk about careers abroad, the health care systems of the countries where they worked, and health care initiatives. Among the 10 presentations:

“An Orientation and Development of Programs for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries in Peru” by Glen White, professor of applied behavioral science

“KUSM-Wichita Family Medicine Faculty Physician Exchange in Paraguay” by Dr. Rick Kellerman, from KU Medical School in Wichita

“Practical Resources for Community Health and Development in Latin America” by Christina Holt, associate director for Community Tool Box Services of the KU Work Group for Community Health and Development Richard Senghas, professor of anthropology at Sonoma State University, will deliver the keynote presentation, “Language and Policy: Exclusion and Access for a Nicaraguan Deaf Community.” The event also will feature a poster display highlighting health care activities in Latin America, including tobacco cessation interventions among Costa Rican pharmacists and cancer awareness and advocacy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The symposium is being hosted by KU’s Center of Latin American Studies. For more information, visit the department’s website at latamst.ku.edu.

way on a bicycle. Robinson — who said he has had his room and board in Lawrence donated by a local retirement center who learned of him through the American Legion — plans to leave Lawrence after the Sept. 10 ceremony. He hopes to travel to state capitals in Nebraska, the Dakotas, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Robinson said he plans

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burned building. “Specifically, State Auto alleges Boardwalk razed its entire apartment complex, including buildings unaffected by the fire, and constructed a new and different apartment complex,” Robert Cockerham, a State Auto attorney wrote in a motion. “While Boardwalk is free to do with its apartment complex what it wants, it is fraud for Boardwalk to claim losses connected with its business decision to build an entirely new apartment complex as losses connected with the fire damage to (one building).” A new complex, Tuckaway Apartments at Frontier, in 2010 and 2011 replaced the former Boardwalk complex, which is north of Sixth Street and Lawrence Avenue. Three Boardwalk residents, Nichole Bingham, Yolanda Riddle and Jose Gonzalez, died in the Oct. 7, 2005, early morning fire, and a jury later convicted another resident, Jason Allen Rose, who is now 26, of aggravated arson, three counts of involuntary manslaughter and other charges. Rose is serving a 10-year sentence in prison. Boardwalk’s attorneys have said State Auto’s fraud claims are baseless, as attorney Stacey M. Bowman argued in a motion earlier this month that Boardwalk’s owners rebuilt the building destroyed in the fire within a time frame the parties agreed upon. “Boardwalk alleged that it timely notified State Auto of its election to rebuild and that State Auto led Boardwalk to believe it was evaluating the business income and replacement cost claims by asking Boardwalk to provide information and documents related to the claims,” Bowman wrote. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is handling the lawsuit. A trial is currently scheduled for August 2013.

occurred during a threemonth span. For a recap of the recent home burglaries and CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A arrests, visit http://bit.ly/ three female Kansas Uni- NqJ8z7. versity students at the — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be time. The suspect — dereached at 832-7173. Follow him at scribed as a white male Twitter.com/shaunhittle. wearing dark clothing — fled, and police were not able to locate him. There were no signs of forced entry and nothing was stolen, McKinley said. Several suspects have recently been arrested after a rise in home burglaries since May. Police have warned Lawrence residents to take extra precautions, such as keeping lights on and locking screen doors. In late August, McKinley said police were investigating about 50 home burglaries that

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HOSPITAL BIRTHS Clinton Courter and Megan Flowers, Oskaloosa, a boy, Thursday. Brian and Anna Lansbury, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday. Nicholas and Brandy Hayes, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday. Zak and Morgan Fellers, Lawrence, a boy, Thursday. Evan and Kelsey Hoobler, Ottawa, a boy, Thursday. Roger and Kristin Griffith, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday.

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The JournalWorld found gas LAWRENCE Lauded journalist prices as low as $3.67 at several leaves KU post stations. If you Simran Sethi, an awardfind a lower price, winning journalist, educator call 832-7154. and environmentalist, has left her job as an associate professor at the Kansas University School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Sethi notified KU this summer that she didn’t want to come back to teach for the fall semester, said Barbara Barnett, the associate dean for undergraduate studies at KU’s School of Journalism. Barnett said she didn’t know Sethi’s reason for leaving. Emails sent to Sethi by the Journal-World weren’t immediately retaking photos. Prosecu- turned. Over the past several tors said that showed Finn knew about accusations years, Sethi has taught a against Ratigan, and Judge variety of courses at KU, including multimedia reportTorrence agreed. A computer technician ing, diversity in the media found child pornography and environmental journalon Ratigan’s laptop in ism, Barnett said. Sethi has contributed December 2010 and reported it to the diocese. numerous segments to the Of the hundreds of images NBC Nightly News, CNBC, found, many focused on PBS, “The Oprah Winfrey the crotch areas of clothed Show” and “Today.” She children and one series was named one of the top showed the exposed geni- 10 “eco-heroes” of the tals of a girl believed to be planet by the UK’s Independent and lauded as the 3 or 4 years old. Finn has acknowledged “environmental messenhe was told in December ger” by Vanity Fair and an “environmental woman of 2010 about the images. Ratigan pleaded guilty impact” by Daily Variety. last month to federal charges of producing and Fire damages attempting to produce child pornography, admit- scholarship hall ting to taking photos of Firefighters were called children 2 to 9 years old. Thursday evening to a Prosecutors said they will kitchen fire at K.K. Amini request that he spend the Scholarship Hall, 1318 La. rest of his life in prison. Around 6:30 p.m., hall A sentencing date has not residents were sitting down been set. to dinner when they noticed smoke coming from behind the ovens. “I had just gotten done cooking and had turned everything off,” said resident Danny Duclos. Duclos said in early July. Neuhaus the smoke quickly turned filed a petition seeking to into a visible fire. have the board’s decision “There were flames going overturned last month in up the wall,” he said. Shawnee County District Hall residents tried unCourt, where a first hearsuccessfully to put out the ing is set for Nov. 2. fire, emptying a fire extinThe board also ordered guisher on the flames, and Neuhaus to cover nearly called Lawrence-Douglas $93,000 in costs associatCounty Fire Medical. ed with her case, although KU Police Sgt. John Dietz it said it won’t require her said that by 7 p.m. the fire, to pay until the court batlikely a grease fire, was tle over her license ends. under control. He also said Neuhaus, who is from the stove was completely Nortonville, a small town destroyed, but did not know about 30 miles north of at the time how severe the Lawrence, had an inactotal damage was. tive medical license that Hall residents remained allowed her to provide limited charity care but had asked the board to reinstate her to a full, active license.

Bishop convicted for failing to report priest KANSAS CITY, MO. — The first American bishop criminally charged in the clergy sex abuse scandal was found guilty Thursday of a misdemeanor count of failing to report suspected child abuse, a conviction that extends the struggle of Roman Catholic leaders to restore trust in the church. Bishop Robert Finn was acquitted on a second count. He received two years of probation, but that sentence was suspended and will be wiped from his record if he adheres to a set of conditions that include mandatory abuse reporting training, setting aside $10,000 in diocese money for abuse victim counseling, and instructing all diocesan agents to report suspected criminal activity involving minors. The charges stemmed from the child pornography case of the Rev. Shawn

Ratigan, in which Finn and other church officials knew about photos on the priest’s computer but didn’t turn him in for six months. Finn initially was charged with one misdemeanor count, but a second was added to acknowledge two separate time periods in which he failed to report suspected abuse. On Thursday, the bishop was acquitted of a charge spanning Dec. 17, 2010, to Feb. 10, 2011, because Jackson County Judge John M. Torrence said there was no evidence beyond a reasonable doubt that Finn knew about the pornographic photos. The charge on which Finn was convicted involved a period from Feb. 11 to May 11, 2011. Finn sent Ratigan to stay at a convent in Independence, Mo., during that time and ordered him to stay away from children and avoid

Doctor wants license restored John Granger, works at Cupcake Construction, Lawrence “I would probably not. I think I would find things to do around here that do not cost money.”

Cecilia Backus, florist for Trapp and Company, Lawrence “No, there’s plenty of other options available. Even at Clinton Lake there’s plenty of natural activities.”

Chad O’Bryhim, grocery store manager, Lawrence “No, I’d rather go camping.”

Kristen Sanders, works at Creation Station, Kansas City, Kan. “I’d go check it out one time to see what it’s about. It depends on the prices, though.”

TOPEKA (AP) — A Kansas doctor is likely to face a lengthy court battle in trying to regain her medical license after state regulators sanctioned her over referrals of young patients to Dr. George Tiller for late-term abortions, her attorney said Thursday. Kelly Kauffman, a Topeka attorney who represents Dr. Ann Kristin Neuhaus, said Kansas courts probably will take two years or longer to settle Neuhaus’ challenge of a State Board of Healing Arts order revoking her license. Neuhaus rejects the board’s finding that she didn’t perform adequate mental health exams on 11 patients, aged

10 to 18, before referring them in 2003 to Tiller’s clinic in Wichita. Neuhaus operated an abortion clinic from 1997 to 2002 at 205 W. Eighth St. in Lawrence. Tiller was one of a few U.S. physicians known to perform abortions in the final weeks of pregnancy, and he was shot to death in May 2009 by a man professing strong antiabortion views. Neuhaus provided second medical opinions required by Kansas law for the late-term abortions to go forward. The board in June ratified an administrative judge’s earlier findings against Neuhaus and revoked her license

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in the Brownback administration.” Potential problems at the prison — including sexual misconduct by staff — were highlighted by the Topeka Capital-Journal in a series of stories starting in October 2009, though allegations dated from the Sebelius administration. The newspaper reported that inmates and staff said as many as one-third of its 250 employees had been involved with an illegal black market that included exchanging drugs for sex with female inmates. At the time, state corrections officials said the extent of the potential problems had been exaggerated. But Perez’s letter said the state and the prison have failed to remedy “the myriad systemic causes of harm to the women prisoners” despite “well-documented” investigations and audits. As of Wednesday, the prison housed 684 inmates. “They live in a highly charged sexual environment with repeated and open sexual behavior, including sexual relations between staff and prisoners and non-consensual sexual conduct between the female prisoners, open and notorious sex parties, and public nudity,” Perez said in his letter. Much of the inappropriate behavior remains unreported because of insufficient staffing, inadequate policies, a fear of retaliation and “a dysfunc-

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April 2011. The findings were reported to Brownback in a letter Thursday from Thomas Perez, the assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights. The letter warned that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder could file a lawsuit if the department does not believe Kansas is properly resolving the problems by late October. “We conclude that TCF fails to protect women prisoners from harm due to sexual abuse and misconduct from correctional staff and other prisoners in violation of their constitutional rights,” Perez said in his letter. “The women at TCF universally fear for their own safety.”

Security upgrades Jones-Sontag noted the 17-month lag between the start of the Justice Department’s investigation and Perez’s letter, and said the Brownback administration “moved aggressively to make changes” that included new policies and the installation of 100 new cameras at the prison. She said that as the Justice Department gains “a more complete picture” of conditions at the prison, “it will become clear that the constitutional rights of TCF inmates are protected by the State of Kansas

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Man gets 71 months in prison for shooting A 27-year-old Lawrence man was sentenced to 71 months in prison Thursday for his role in an April 1 shooting outside an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Michigan Way. Douglas County District Court Judge Michael Malone sentenced William Verner, 27, Thursday after Verner pleaded no contest to aggravated battery and criminal possession of a firearm charges as part of a plea agreement reached in July. Verner had been facing two attempted murder charges in the case after he was accused of shooting Chebon Chibitty, 22, in the leg and missing another man, Ryan Harjo, after an altercation earlier that day. Verner received a 71-month sentence on the aggravated battery conviction and eight months on the firearm conviction; the sentences will run concurrently. Harjo testified at a preliminary hearing that before the shooting he chased Verner away from the area that night with an ax and after accusing Verner of stealing $50 from his wife weeks earlier. Prosecutors said that Verner returned to the area later in a car and fired into a crowd, missing Harjo and hitting Chibitty.

Man charged with robbery, battery A 23-year-old Russell man has been charged with aggravated robbery and battery stemming from a May 13 incident in which prosecutors allege the man used a handgun during a robbery. Joshua A. Smith was charged Thursday in Douglas County District Court after being booked into the Douglas County Jail on Wednesday. The jail booking log indicates Smith was previously being held at the Ellis County Jail. He is being held on a $20,000 bond.

tional grievance system,” according to the letter, which noted that 68 percent of the prison’s staff is male.

Problems persist In 2010, during the tenure of Democratic Gov. Mark Parkinson, the state increased the penalties for staff having sex with inmates, requiring prison time. After Brownback took office and appointed him, Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts conducted an internal investigation, leading to more announced changes. Yet the Justice Department’s letter said the Department of Corrections and the prison “still have failed to adequately address the deficiencies.” In June, Brownback and legislative leaders agreed to have the state pay $30,000 to a former Topeka Correctional Facility inmate who was forced by an officer into having sex in 2008. The officer had pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual relations and was placed on probation.The Justice Department letter lists 21 steps it expects the Department of Corrections and the prison to take to remedy the problems. They included enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy against sexual abuse and a policy to prevent any employee, contractor or volunteer suspected of sexual misconduct from having contact with inmates until an investigation is completed.

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JOLIET, ILL. — Drew Peterson, the former Illinois police officer who gained notoriety after his muchyounger wife vanished in 2007, was convicted Thursday of murdering a previous wife in a case centered on secondhand hearsay statements from both women. Peterson, 58, sat stoically looking straight ahead and did not react as the judge announced jurors had found him guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his third wife,

Kathleen Savio. Her relatives gasped, then hugged each other as they cried quietly. Illinois has no death Peterson penalty, and Peterson now faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced Nov. 26. The trial was the first of its kind in Illinois history, with prosecutors building their case largely on hearsay thanks to a new law, dubbed “Drew’s Law,” tailored to Peterson’s case. That hearsay, prosecu-

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tors had said, would let his third and fourth wives “speak from their graves” through family and friends to convict Peterson. Hearsay is any information reported by a witness that is not based on the witness’ direct knowledge. Defense attorneys said its use at the trial would be central to their appeal. Savio’s family members were emotional as they left the courtroom. Her sister, Susan Doman, threw herself into the arms of her husband, Mitch Doman. “Finally, finally, finally. ... We finally got that murdering bastard,” Savio’s brotherin-law, Mitch Doman, said.

Peterson’s personality loomed over the trial, and bystanders gathered outside the courthouse began chanting, “Loser. Loser. Loser,” as reporters interviewed his attorneys. Before his 2009 arrest, the glib, cocky Peterson seemed to taunt authorities, joking on talk shows and even suggesting a “Win a Date With Drew” contest. His notoriety inspired a TV movie starring Rob Lowe. “The whole world has been waiting for Drew Peterson to be convicted. They hate him. ... They passed a law to get this individual,” said defense attorney Joe Lopez.

The verdict was a vindication for Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow and his team, who gambled by putting on a case they conceded was filled with holes. Glasgow drew cheers from the crowd gathered outside the courthouse. “He was a thug,” Glasgow said of Peterson. “He would threaten people because he had a gun and a badge. Nobody would take him on, but we took him on and he lost.” A neighbor came across Savio’s body on March 1, 2004. She was face down her dry bathtub, her thick, black hair soaked in blood

and a 2-inch gash was on the back of her head. The drowning death of the 40-year-old aspiring nurse was initially deemed an accident — a freak slip in the tub. After Peterson’s fourth wife, 23-year-old Stacy Peterson, vanished in 2007, Savio’s body was exhumed, re-examined and her death reclassified as a homicide. Drew Peterson had divorced Savio a year before her death. His motive for killing her, prosecutors said, was fear that a pending settlement, which included their $300,000 home, would wipe him out financially.

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA and first lady Michelle Obama wave to delegates as their daughters Malia and Sasha join them Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.

paign begins in earnest even though Obama and Romney have been pointing toward a Nov. 6 showdown for months. To the cheers of delegates, Obama retraced his steps to halt the economic slide, including the auto bailout that Romney opposed. “After a decade of decline, this country created over a half million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years,” he said. Turning to national security, he said he had promised to end the war in Iraq, and had done so. “We’ve blunted the Taliban’s momentum in Afghanistan, and in 2014 our longest war will be over,” he said. “A new tower rises above the New York skyline, al-Qaida is on the path to defeat and Osama bin Laden is dead,” he declared, one of the night’s repeated references to the special operations forces raid that resulted in the terrorist mastermind’s de-

mise more than a year ago. He lampooned Romney’s own economic proposals. “Have a surplus? Try a tax cut. Deficit too high? Try another. Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning,” he said. Mocking Romney for his overseas trip earlier this summer, Obama said, “You might not be ready for diplomacy with Beijing if you can’t visit the Olympics without insulting our closest ally.” That was a reference to a verbal gaffe the former Massachusetts governor committed while visiting London. The hall was filled to capacity long before Obama stepped to the podium, and officials shut off the entrances because of a fear of overcrowding for a speech that the campaign had originally slated for the 74,000seat football stadium nearby. Aides said weather concerns prompted the move to the convention arena, capacity 15,000 or so.

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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year — roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar — through unneeded care, byzantine paperwork, fraud and other waste, the influential Institute of Medicine said Thursday in a report that ties directly into the presidential campaign. President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are accusing each other of trying to slash Medicare and put seniors at risk. But the counter-intuitive finding from the report is that deep cuts are possible without rationing, and a leaner system may even produce better quality. “Health care in America presents a fundamental paradox,” said the report from an 18-member panel of prominent experts, including doctors, business people, and public officials. “The past 50 years have seen an explosion in biomedical knowledge, dramatic innovation in therapies and surgical procedures, and management of conditions that previously were fatal ... “Yet, American health care is falling short on basic dimensions of quality, outcomes, costs and equity,” the report concluded. If banking worked like health care, ATM transactions would take days, the report said. If home building were like health care, carpenters, electricians and plumbers would work from different blueprints and hardly talk to each other. If shopping were like health care, prices would not be posted and could vary widely within the same store, depending on who was paying. If airline travel were like health care, individual pilots would be free to design their own preflight safety checks — or not perform one at all. How much is $750 billion? The one-year estimate of health care waste is equal to more than 10 years of Medicare cuts in Obama’s health care law. It’s more than the Pentagon budget. It’s more than enough to care for the uninsured. Getting health care costs better controlled is one of the keys to reducing the deficit, the biggest domestic challenge facing the next president. The report did not lay out a policy prescription for Medicare and Medicaid but suggested there’s plenty of room for lawmakers to find a path. Both Obama and Romney agree there has to be a limit to Medicare spending, but they differ on how to get that done.

is exceeded in American history only by the challenge Franklin Delano Roosevelt faced when he took office in 1933. “It will require common effort, shared responsibility and the kind of bold persistent experimentation” that FDR employed, Obama said. In an appeal to independent voters who might be considering a vote for Romney, he added that those who carry on Roosevelt’s legacy “should remember that not every problem can be remedied with another government program or dictate from Washington. He said, “The truth is, it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over the decades.” In the run-up to Obama’s speech, delegates erupted in tumultuous cheers when former Ari-

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the president would ask the country to rally around a “real achievable plan that will create jobs, expand opportunity and ensure an economy built to last.” He added, “The truth is it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over a decade.” In convention parlance, both Obama and Biden were delivering acceptance speeches before delegates who nominated them for new terms in office. But the political significance went far beyond Jobs top concern that — the moment when Obama’s campaign said the general election cam-

zona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, grievously wounded in a 2011 assassination attempt, walked onstage to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The hall grew louder when she blew kisses to the crowd. And louder still when huge video screens inside the hall showed the face of Osama bin Laden, the terrorist mastermind killed in a daring raid on his Pakistani hideout by U.S. special operations forces — on a mission approved by the current commander in chief.

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Notable Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season. Amazon.com Inc. showed off the larger Kindle Fire with a high-definition display amid expectations that Apple Inc. will introduce a smaller iPad as early as next week. The larger Fires will have screens that measure 8.9 inches diagonally, compared with 9.7 inches for the iPad. The original Fire had 7-inch screens. The basic version of the larger Fire will sell for $299, or $100 less than the cheapest iPad.

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U.S. jobs outlook brightens a little By Christopher S. Rugaber Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The jobs outlook in the U.S. brightened a bit Thursday just before President Barack Obama was to make his case for reelection to the American people. Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the government reported. And companies boosted hiring in August, according to a private survey. A far more consequential report politically — the government’s unemployment and hiring figures for August — will come out today, just as the presidential race enters its stretch run. Jobs are the core issue in the race, and that report could sway some undecided voters. There will be two additional employment reports before Election Day. But by then, more Americans will have made up their minds. “It’s the most important economic data point we have between now and Election Day,” said Tony Fratto, a White House spokesman under President George W. Bush. Today’s jobs data is unlikely to signal significant improvement in the stillsluggish economy. Economists’ consensus forecast is that employers added 135,000 jobs

last month, according to a survey by FactSet. That’s below July’s gain of 163,000. And it’s probably not enough to bring down the unemployment rate, which is forecast to remain at 8.3 percent. That would let Republican nominee Mitt Romney point to 43 straight months in which unemployment has exceeded 8 percent. At the same time, today’s report will almost surely mark a 30th straight month of private-sector job gains, a point Obama and his allies are certain to spotlight. “The president’s supporters will say, ‘See, it’s improving,’ and the supporters of Gov. Romney will say, ‘See, it’s not improving fast enough,’” said Robert Shapiro, an economist and former trade official under President Bill Clinton. The biggest threat to Obama would be a rise in the unemployment rate, the most visible economic statistic for most voters. The rate declined slightly in the spring but is now back where it was in January. For the White House, higher unemployment would offset any political benefit from slow but consistent job creation. Voters are likely to ask, “If you’re creating jobs every month, why is the rate going in the wrong way?” Fratto said.

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Police in legal minefield on Ariz. law By Jacques Billeaud and Nicholas Riccardi Associated Press

PHOENIX — More than two years after it was signed into law, the most contentious part of Arizona’s landmark immigration legislation is expected to go into effect following a federal court ruling issue late Wednesday. But the U.S. Supreme Court laid a legal minefield that Arizona now must navigate when the critical provision takes effect. The clause, one of the few significant ones that the high court left standing in a June ruling, requires all Arizona police officers to check the immigration status of people they stop while enforcing other laws and suspect are in the country illegally. While preserving that requirement, however, the Supreme Court explicitly left the door open to arguments that the law leads to civil rights violations. Attorneys would need actual victims to make that case. Civil rights activists are preparing to scour the state for such victims. Lydia Guzman, who runs Respect/Respeto, a Phoenix group that tracks racial profiling, said volunteers at the organization’s call center have already been told to listen for new complaints when the requirement goes into effect. “We’re watching and we’re looking for cases,” she said. Barring a successful, emergency challenge of Wednesday’s ruling to an appeals court — an outcome that legal observers believe is unlikely — the requirement is expected to go into effect in the next several days. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton rejected arguments by civil rights attorneys that she should prevent the requirement from kicking in, noting that the Supreme Court had specifically found that the provision should be allowed to become law. Arizona police were formally trained on how to implement the law shortly after Gov. Jan Brewer signed it in 2010. The heads of some of the state’s biggest law enforcement agencies — the Phoenix and Tucson police departments and the Pima County sheriff’s office — were critical of it but ultimately said they would obey whatever parts the courts found to be constitutional. “We enforce laws passed by our legislators,” Sgt. Tommy Thompson, a Phoenix Police spokesman, said Wednesday night, noting the requirement still has not gone into effect. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who has been the most publicly aggressive in pursuing illegal immigrants, said in an interview Wednesday that his deputies already check the immigration status of people they encounter. Arpaio, a supporter of the law, said he expects no differences other than an increased number of lawsuits. The law’s author, former state Sen. Russell Pearce, said he does not expect sweeping changes in the way local police will conduct themselves once the requirement kicks in. “I’m not asking for roundups, I’m not asking for anything but paying attention and doing your job,” he said. “It’s not that we want people in jail. We want compliance.”

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BRIEFLY Hungry households at record high WASHINGTON — Record numbers of U.S. households struggled at times to feed their families last year, according to a report Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the state of hunger in America. A lack of resources forced others to cut back on meals and disrupt their usual eating patterns, it says. A record 17.9 million U.S. households — 700,000 more than in 2010 — didn’t have enough food at all times last year to sustain active, healthy lives for all family members, according to the USDA. This “food insecurity” affected a record 14.9 percent of U.S. households and more than 50 million people, about one in six U.S. residents. Moreover, more than one in three “food insecure” households — 6.8 million — had “very low food security,” meaning that one or more family members

The added radiation from mammograms and other types of tests with chest radiation might be especially harmful to them and an MRI is probably a safer method of screening women under 30 who are at high risk because of gene mutations, the authors conclude. The study HEALTH can’t prove a link between the radiation and breast cancer, but is one of the biggest ever to look at the issue. The research was published Thursday in the journal BMJ. “This will raise questions and caution flags about how we treat women with (gene) mutations,” said Radiation may up Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer of the breast cancer risk American Cancer Society. LONDON — MammoHe and the society had no grams aimed at finding role in the research. breast cancer might actuMammograms are most ally raise the chances of de- often used in women over veloping it in young women 40, unless they are at high whose genes put them at risk, like carrying a mutahigher risk for the disease, a tion of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 study by leading European gene. Having such a mutacancer agencies suggests. tion increases the risk of

cut back on eating last year because of a lack of either money or other access to food, according to the report. That’s an increase of 400,000 households over 2010. After falling to 5.4 percent in 2010, the percentage of households with very low food security jumped to 5.7 percent last year, matching the record levels in 2008 and 2009 at the height of the economic collapse, the USDA reported. The effect on children was significant. Nearly 9 million children lived in food-insecure households last year, and 845,000 were in households with very low food security.

developing cancer five-fold. About one in 400 women has the gene abnormalities, which are more common in Eastern European Jewish populations. Unlike mammograms, an MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging scan, does not involve radiation.

Government warns of ‘zombie apocalypse’ WASHINGTON — “The zombies are coming!” the Homeland Security Department says. Tongue firmly in cheek, the government urged citizens Thursday to prepare for a zombie apocalypse, part of a public health campaign to encourage better preparation for genuine disasters and emergencies. The theory: If you’re prepared for a zombie attack, the same preparations will help during a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake or terrorist attack. The Federal Emergency Management Agency hosted an online seminar for its Citizen Corps organization

to help emergency planners better prepare their communities for disaster. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last year first launched a zombie apocalypse social media campaign for the same purposes. Emergency planners were encouraged to use the threat of zombies — the flesh-hungry, walking dead — to encourage citizens to prepare for disasters. Organizers also noted the relative proximity to Halloween. Among the government’s recommendations were having an emergency evacuation plan and a change of clothes, plus keeping on hand fresh water, extra medications and emergency flashlights.


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Kansas plan Kansas has nothing to lose and much to gain by moving forward on basic decisions related to national health care.

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t’s no secret that Gov. Sam Brownback doesn’t support the federal Affordable Care Act. The question is whether he will risk handicapping his state by refusing to move forward on decisions that will guide, and likely improve, the implementation of national health care in Kansas. Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and her staff are working to formulate a recommendation on a basic health insurance plan that should be available to Kansans who purchase insurance through a new online “exchange” or marketplace that federal officials say will be in operation in about 16 months. Kansas has until Sept. 30 to submit a “benchmark” plan that would meet the essential health benefits enumerated in the Affordable Care Act. If the state doesn’t submit a plan, the choice of benefits for Kansas residents would be left to federal health officials. Praeger and others see a number of advantages to Kansas formulating its own benchmark plan. Insurance officials who testified at a meeting in Topeka on Wednesday also urged the state to move quickly on settling the benchmark issue so that insurance companies will have time to implement new policies. To that end Praeger says she will submit a recommendation to Brownback within about a week. Unfortunately, indications are that the governor’s desk may be as far as the recommendation goes. On Wednesday, Brownback’s spokeswoman Sherriene Jones-Sontag reiterated the governor’s position that he would make no decisions “relating to the implementation of Obamacare” until after the November elections. The governor, who also returned a $31.5 million federal grant aimed at helping the state set up its health exchanges, is waiting to see whether Republican Mitt Romney is elected president and makes good on his promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Repeal could happen, but even if Romney is elected, there is no guarantee that the care act, or at least key provisions of it, won’t be implemented. If the plan moves forward either under Romney or Obama, Kansas needs to be ready. It needs to have had a say in how it wants this plan implemented so it provides the best benefit to Kansas residents. Ignoring the fact that this law could be implemented may make a political point, but it’s a poor strategy for the state. It will cost the state nothing to forward a benchmark plan to the federal government. If the Affordable Care Act eventually is repealed, the state will have lost nothing. However, if the act, indeed, moves forward, the state, by submitting a plan, will have gained a measure of control over how its provisions are implemented in Kansas, for Kansans. Brownback’s first responsibility is to the people of this state. The choice should be clear. LAWRENCE

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Syria has parallels to Afghanistan WASHINGTON — The U.S. and its allies are moving in Syria toward a program of covert support for the rebels that, for better or worse, looks very much like what America and its friends did in Afghanistan in the 1980s. The parallels are spooky, if you’ll forgive the pun. In Syria, as in Afghanistan, CIA officers are operating at the borders (in this case mostly in Jordan and Turkey) helping Sunni insurgents improve their command and control, plus other activities. Weapons are coming from third parties (in Afghanistan, they came mostly from China and Egypt; in Syria, they’re mainly bought on the black market). And finally, a major financier for both insurgencies has been Saudi Arabia. There’s even a colorful figure who links the two campaigns: Prince Bandar bin Sultan, who as Saudi ambassador to Washington in the 1980s worked to finance and support the CIA in Afghanistan and who now, as chief of Saudi intelligence, is encouraging operations in Syria. What does this historical comparison suggest? On the positive side, the Afghan mujahedeen won their war and eventually ousted the Russian-backed government. (Yes, that’s another eerie parallel.) On the negative, this CIA-backed victory opened the way for decades of chaos and jihadist extremism that are still menacing Afghanistan, its neighbors

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The Obama administration, to its credit, recognizes the dangers ahead. That’s one reason Obama’s approach to this war has been cautious and, according to critics, half-hearted and ineffective.” and even the United States. The Obama administration, to its credit, recognizes the dangers ahead. That’s one reason Obama’s approach to this war has been cautious and, according to critics, half-hearted and ineffective. Because the way forward is so uncertain, the administration has been taking baby steps. But it’s the nature of these wars that a little involvement leads to more, and still more. What does history teach us about such interventions that may be useful in the Syrian case? Here are several points to keep in mind as the covert war against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ripens:

The U.S. should be wary

of supporting a Saudi strategy that inevitably is self-interested. The Saudis understandably would prefer that Sunnis who oppose autocratic rule should wage their fight far from the kingdom; Damascus is a far safer venue than Riyadh.

 The U.S. should be cautious about embracing the Sunni versus Shiite dynamic of the Syrian war. Rage against Shiites and their Iranian patrons has been a useful prop for the U.S. and Israel in mobilizing Sunni opposition against Assad, who as an Alawite is seen as part of the Shiite crescent. But this is a poisonous and potentially ruinous sectarian battle, the kind that nearly destroyed Iraq and Lebanon and is now plunging Syria into the inferno. The Saudis want to fight Shiites, yes, and further from home than Bahrain, or Al-Qatif in the kingdom’s eastern province. The U.S. should not endorse the sectarian element of this conflict.

 The U.S. should work hard (if secretly) to help the more sensible elements of the Syrian opposition, and limit the influence of extremists. This policy was ignored in Afghanistan, where the U.S. allowed Pakistan (aided by Saudi money) to back the fighters it liked — who turned out to be among the most extreme and dangerous. America is still trying to undo the mess caused by that exercise in realpolitik. Don’t do it again.

 Finally, the U.S. should subtly play the tribal card, which may be as crucial in Syria as it was in Iraq. The leaders of many Syrian tribes have sworn a blood oath of vengeance against Assad and their power is one reason why the engine of this insurgency is rural, conservative and Sunni. But Iraq showed that the tribal leaders can be the best bulwark against the growth of al-Qaida and other extremists. What’s scary about Syria is that al-Qaida is already fighting there, in the hundreds. Cells in Mosul and other parts of northern Iraq are sending fighters across the Syria-Iraq border, with the jihadist pipeline now operating in reverse. Arab intelligence sources tell me the Syrian opposition is laudably battling al-Qaida’s influence: The opposition killed an alQaida fighter named Walid Boustani, who tried to declare an “emirate” in a town near the Lebanese border; they also demolished a cell that raised al-Qaida’s black flag near Bab al-Salameh, along the Turkish border. Sunni opposition fighters aren’t necessarily al-Qaida fanatics, in other words. The rebels fighting Assad deserve limited U.S. support, just as the anti-Soviet mujahedeen did. But be careful: This way lies chaos and extremism that can take a generation to undo if the U.S. and its allies aren’t prudent. — David Ignatius is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Sept. 7, 1912: YEARS “‘Feeling fine,’ AGO said Chancellor IN 1912 Strong today after his return from Estes Park, Colorado, where he has been spending the summer with his family. Each year Dr. Strong spends several weeks at his summer cottage resting up from the year before and getting in shape for the year to come at Kansas University.”

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Media bias To the editor: Scott Rothschild’s story, “Jenkins’ remark about unemployment rankles” showcases some of the reasons for rankle: biased reporting, fallacious reasoning that panders to the bias and indiscreet thinking. Congresswoman Jenkins’ comment on the face is true. “Right now we have people who are happy to collect unemployment and not work. We have a problem with people working the system.” Of course that is true! Change starts by facing the facts; fraud is a fact that can only be rooted out by exposing the abuse, telling the truth. Thank you, Lynn. I am sickened by the typical smug deflection Tobias Schlingensiepen expressed, “Nobody is happy to be unemployed.” And then the inference that to think so is to be disconnected and devoid of a compassionate nature that only the liberals (with other people’s money) exhibit. My hope is that, over the past four years, the American public has wised up and is able to discern fact from fairy tale. I hope we can hear the falsity in words like these. This election season, logic is sorely needed to recognize the blatant bias of our media and to see who is trying to have a serious conversation about serious issues that face us all. Waste and abuse

rate rose. Now the Republicans are pandering for more huge tax cuts for the rich saying, “It will generate jobs.” It didn’t work for Bush, and it won’t work now. Give back that 2.6 percent income disparity we lost and make the millionaires pay their fair share on their investment income. They did under Clinton and we had the lowest unemployment in the last 40 years as well as a To the editor: healthy middle class. The recent article about the Stephen J. Crockett, hurting middle class was no Lawrence surprise. What hurts most is the lack of jobs. If the construction workers were back to work it would help immensely. The To the editor: I just returned from an problem is we need a strong middle class to generate more East Lawrence Neighborhouse building, remodeling, hood Association meeting, car buying etc. Demand is what where I heard about another drives job creation and demand Compton-Treanor plan to reis produced by a healthy middle make the east side of downtown Lawrence. It is a huge class. Ten years of tax cuts for the seven-story building. The rich have gathered too much project is designed simply to money at the top. George guarantee maximum return Bush slashed the capital to investors. All over again, gains tax to its lowest level in the project is aimed at the 40 years, giving the wealthy, well-to-do, and pays little atwho live only off their invest- tention to the desires of the ments, a 25 percent tax cut. local neighborhood. During negotiations about The top end of the income tax bracket got a 4.6 percent the previous New Hampshire tax break. The middle class Street monster, many voices received a 2 percent tax cut. asked the City CommisRepublicans in Congress will sion to carry out a “district have no part of leveling the study,” which would repreplaying field. They accuse sent the desires and needs us of class warfare. They’ve of the downtown merchants, now had those tax rates in ef- the east side and downtown fect for 10 years, and even in residents, and the developthe six years before the Bush ers as well. Such a study recession the unemployment would plan an effective and

of taxpayer dollars is as relevant as it gets with a $16 trillion deficit, and I appreciate any official that intends to take that one on! Gross mischaracterizations need to be challenged by a public that is paying attention — this time. It is our government. Jana Rea, Lawrence

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appropriate future for the New Hampshire Street corridor from 11th Street north all the way to the river. Such a plan would be much better than the current situation, in which Compton’s money drives each “next step,” rather than careful and intelligent planning. Needless to say, this request was ignored. The new monster does not generate new markets or new constituents for Lawrence. Rather, it only creates more retail and apartment space that will further dilute rental rates elsewhere in Lawrence. It alienates the residents of east Lawrence, and destroys the historical integrity of the surrounding areas. Residents of Lawrence, can’t we say to Compton and his friends, “WAIT! We want to plan this out carefully, and find development solutions that are best for all involved”? Please, raise your voice and speak your mind. Town Peterson, Lawrence

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Cooler with a couple of t-storms

Mostly sunny and pleasant

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny and nice

Mostly sunny and pleasant

High 74° Low 47° POP: 60%

High 79° Low 49° POP: 0%

High 85° Low 53° POP: 5%

High 86° Low 60° POP: 5%

High 86° Low 61° POP: 15%

Wind N 10-20 mph

Wind NNW 6-12 mph

Wind SW 3-6 mph

Wind S 8-16 mph

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POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 73/43

McCook 77/44 Oberlin 76/45

Clarinda 72/45

Lincoln 74/45

Grand Island 73/46

Beatrice 73/45

Concordia 72/49

Centerville 72/46

St. Joseph 72/46 Chillicothe 74/49

Sabetha 71/48

Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 75/52 76/50 Goodland Salina 74/47 Oakley Kansas City Topeka 74/46 74/51 75/48 74/49 Lawrence 74/50 Sedalia 74/47 Emporia Great Bend 80/51 76/52 75/50 Nevada Dodge City Chanute 81/52 75/50 Hutchinson 80/53 Garden City 76/53 76/50 Springfield Wichita Pratt Liberal Coffeyville Joplin 82/53 78/56 74/50 77/53 84/54 84/56 Hays Russell 75/47 76/51

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

LAWRENCE ALMANAC

Through 8 p.m. Thursday.

Temperature High/low 94°/65° Normal high/low today 82°/60° Record high today 102° in 1947 Record low today 42° in 2011

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. 0.00 Month to date 0.84 Normal month to date 0.77 Year to date 17.13 Normal year to date 29.36

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Sat. Today Sat. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 82 55 t 81 51 s Atchison 73 47 t 76 49 s Fort Riley 74 49 sh 81 49 s Belton 78 52 t 77 54 s Olathe 76 52 t 77 56 s Burlington 76 51 t 78 51 s Osage Beach 84 51 t 75 50 pc Coffeyville 84 56 t 81 50 s Osage City 74 49 t 78 53 s Concordia 72 49 pc 79 53 s Ottawa 74 50 t 77 51 s Dodge City 75 50 c 80 55 s Wichita 78 56 t 83 56 s Holton 75 49 r 78 53 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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Sat. 6:56 a.m. 7:40 p.m. none 2:34 p.m.

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23 25 15

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Fronts Cold

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INTERNATIONAL CITIES

Today Cities Hi Lo W Acapulco 90 76 t Amsterdam 69 57 s Athens 90 73 s Baghdad 111 80 s Bangkok 90 80 r Beijing 83 64 r Berlin 70 58 pc Brussels 74 50 s Buenos Aires 64 52 r Cairo 94 73 s Calgary 73 44 pc Dublin 67 55 c Geneva 79 50 s Hong Kong 88 80 t Jerusalem 85 65 s Kabul 81 61 t London 76 54 s Madrid 91 63 s Mexico City 78 51 t Montreal 79 63 pc Moscow 63 45 sh New Delhi 90 79 t Oslo 64 45 s Paris 81 52 s Rio de Janeiro 86 70 s Rome 83 63 s Seoul 81 66 pc Singapore 87 77 t Stockholm 63 46 pc Sydney 73 44 s Tokyo 85 76 pc Toronto 76 63 pc Vancouver 74 57 s Vienna 75 58 s Warsaw 60 52 c Winnipeg 70 46 s

Hi 90 72 87 109 92 83 73 76 68 92 78 70 81 89 83 83 80 90 76 72 59 88 64 84 87 84 81 89 63 68 87 69 72 79 65 72

Sat. Lo W 76 t 57 pc 72 s 78 s 77 sh 64 r 52 c 56 s 50 pc 73 s 51 s 52 pc 56 s 77 t 65 s 62 t 52 pc 64 pc 53 t 57 r 46 r 79 t 47 pc 56 s 73 s 67 s 68 pc 77 pc 48 pc 43 pc 77 t 53 r 55 pc 57 s 48 sh 42 s

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Much cooler air will drive over the Central states today. Showers and thunderstorms are in store along and south and east of the front. Storms will dot the Southwest. The balance of the West will be dry. Today Sat. Today Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi 98 69 t 81 Albuquerque 91 61 t 79 59 pc Memphis 90 76 t 91 Anchorage 55 45 sh 56 40 pc Miami Milwaukee 72 54 t 70 Atlanta 90 72 pc 84 62 t 68 49 pc 75 Austin 102 73 s 92 68 pc Minneapolis Nashville 92 69 t 79 Baltimore 92 69 pc 84 64 t New Orleans 90 75 pc 90 Birmingham 92 73 s 83 60 t New York 85 72 pc 82 Boise 85 58 s 90 65 s Omaha 74 48 pc 78 Boston 84 69 pc 82 64 c Orlando 90 73 t 91 Buffalo 83 66 pc 69 54 r Philadelphia 89 72 pc 87 Cheyenne 67 44 pc 74 49 s 101 85 s 103 Chicago 76 57 t 70 55 pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 86 65 pc 71 Cincinnati 88 63 t 75 53 r Portland, ME 82 66 pc 78 Cleveland 84 63 pc 68 55 r Dallas 102 69 pc 85 64 pc Portland, OR 91 60 s 87 Reno 89 59 s 93 Denver 71 50 c 78 55 s Richmond 92 71 pc 90 Des Moines 70 49 r 75 52 s Sacramento 90 56 s 90 Detroit 78 58 t 69 53 r St. Louis 84 58 t 75 El Paso 96 70 t 80 64 t Fairbanks 55 35 pc 53 36 pc Salt Lake City 81 58 s 85 78 69 pc 80 Honolulu 88 71 sh 88 71 sh San Diego Houston 98 76 s 96 71 pc San Francisco 68 53 pc 67 85 57 s 83 Indianapolis 84 60 t 73 55 pc Seattle Spokane 83 54 s 85 Kansas City 74 50 t 77 53 s 93 75 t 95 Las Vegas 97 81 pc 99 84 pc Tucson 92 59 t 80 Little Rock 98 68 t 82 57 pc Tulsa 92 73 pc 84 Los Angeles 85 66 pc 88 66 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Death Valley, CA 112° Low: Stanley, ID 26°

WEATHER HISTORY Record-breaking temperatures on Sept. 7 included 101 at New York City in 1881.

Sat. Lo W 59 pc 76 pc 56 pc 50 s 58 t 71 t 65 t 54 s 74 t 66 t 86 t 53 r 64 c 56 pc 61 s 59 t 55 s 57 pc 63 s 71 pc 53 pc 54 pc 58 pc 76 t 53 s 61 t

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Fog.

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HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

Home schoolers get shot Back when he was a student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Lawrence resident Ric Mitchell was feeling a little cooped up by his job. “I worked at the BYU poultry lab, cleaning chicken coops and picking up eggs,” Mitchell remembered. “I told myself I needed to find something better, something I wanted to do.” He wanted to coach basketball, so when he heard about a brand-new school in Provo with a nice gymnasium and no plans to play varsity basketball for the first five years, he approached the principal. “I told him: ‘You don’t have a team, and I don’t have a team, so why don’t we make it work? I’ll coach for the first year for free, and if you don’t like me, I’ll just walk away, no hassles.’ I thought he’d send me on my way,” Mitchell said. Instead, the principal eventually relented, and within five years, Mitchell said, the school had won two small-schools state championships. “To coach the way I want to coach takes too much time, so I got out of it for family reasons,” Mitchell said. “Now I’m getting back into it for family reasons.” Ric and Christy Mitchell home-school their seven children. “We don’t believe in isolating our children, but we do believe in insulating them,” Mitchell said. “Nothing against public schools, it’s just that some of our children’s educational needs can’t be met in public schools.” Their athletic needs — and the social benefits that accompany sports — couldn’t be met without a high school affiliation. Christy suggested Ric could start an athletic program for high school home-schoolers. The Independence Home School Lions, an approved school by the Kansas State High School Activities Association, played their first eight-man football game Friday and defeated the Olathe School for the Deaf, 36-34, in overtime, in what Mitchell called, “the most exciting game I’ve ever seen.” His son, freshman Juan Mitchell, ran for the winning touchdown and two-point conversion, aided by a punishing block from junior Marshall Bennett. Ric Mitchell said one 55-second stretch included five changes in possession, two fumbles, two interceptions and a blocked punt crammed into the minute. The team, coached by volunteer Reggie Leuthen and four assistants, practices at the 20-acre home of the Mitchells, a Lawrence address that borders Tonganoxie. A practice field was born when a bulldozer moved dirt. A game field on their property is in the works. All the games, including tonight’s at St. Mary’s, are on the road. Nine of the 12 players are from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but Mitchell, an educator for the church, said, “Religion is not a factor. We’re open to anybody.” Home-school boys looking for a football or basketball team can contact Mitchell, the basketball coach, at 760-3700 or ric@ihssports. org. Girls sports are a year away, he said.

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KANSAS’ JOSH FORD (8) GETS A RIB on a punt by South Dakota State’s Ethan Sawyer in their game Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Kansas WR Ford has knack for blocks By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

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LAWRENCE HIGH’S CAROLINE DYKES GETS UP FOR A SPIKE against Shawnee Mission West in a quadrangular Thursday at LHS.

Lions win 2, run out of gas By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

For a while, not much could curtail Lawrence High’s volleyball attack Thursday night at its home quadrangular. The Lions had swept Shawnee Mission West and Shawnee Mission South to set up a showdown with Olathe Northwest, one of the top teams in Class 6A. Even the Ravens fell victim to Lawrence’s stellar defense,

passing and overall athleticism in the first game of their match at LHS. But somewhere in the midst of the excitement surrounding the skillful show the Lions were determined to put on, they hit a wall, and ONW disposed of the Lions, 19-25, 25-19, 25-13. From the bench, LHS coach Stephanie Magnuson could plainly see a difference in her players. “We lost our physical energy,” she said.

Magnuson detected a little less bounce in her Lions (22), a little less oomph in their swings, feet not as quick to shuffle or slide. And on the other side of the net stood the Ravens (6-1, receiving votes in the latest Kansas Volleyball Association’s top-five rankings), conditioned and ready to take advantage. Admitted LHS senior setter Brealynn May: “I think we got Please see VOLLEYBALL, page 3B

Though Kansas University receiver Josh Ford was happy with his blocked punt in Saturday’s 31-17 victory over South Dakota State, he says it’s not his best one. Not even close. Last year, while at Arizona Western CC, Ford says best special-teams play came against New Mexico Military Institute on Oct. 8. “You know, in front of the punter, there’s always three big dudes?” Ford said. “I was coming straight up the middle.” When one of the personal protectors started to block Ford high, the receiver decided to dive over him. Ford was somersaulted in mid-air, but he also stuck a hand out to block the punt ... which was scooped up by a teammate for a touchdown. “I was scared as hell to do it, but my coach in practice kept telling me, ‘Man, you might have to go over these dudes. They’re really big guys,’” Ford said. “I was like, ‘I’m not about to kill myself.’ “But I just didn’t even think about it, and it just happened.” Though Ford was recruited to KU as a receiver, he certainly came with the reputation of a punt blocker as well. Ford said he first discovered the talent in high school when, after being added to the unit, he blocked six punts in one practice. “I don’t even think I had a backup,” Ford said with a laugh. “It was like, ‘You’re here regardless. You’re going to block the punt.’” After watching film of Ford, who blocked seven punts his senior year at Coolidge High in Landover, Md,. coaches at Arizona Western started him on the Please see FORD, page 3B

LHS, FSHS football hit road for Week 2 Haunted by opening woes, Lions travel to SMNW By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

The past few days at Lawrence High football practices haven’t been easy, and that wasn’t the result of the hightempo format nor the late afternoon heat. The Lions, senior quarterback Brad Strauss said, have been beating themselves up over the mistakes that cost them in their 20-14 home loss to Shawnee Mission West last Friday. “We just had a bunch of little things — a couple missed assignments, the ball

slipped out of our hands, a couple drops — just things like that added up, and we couldn’t get it done in the end,” Strauss said. What troubled coach Dirk Wedd and his staff was that even Lawrence’s best players were culprits in some of the miscues, which seemed small in the moment. “It may start off as a snowball,” Wedd said, “but it ends up being an avalanche.” LHS (0-1) doesn’t want to get buried in its own snafus again today in its 7 p.m. road

ROAD WARRIORS Who: Lawrence (0-1) vs. SM Northwest (1-0) When: 7 tonight Where: SM North District Stadium

Who: Free State (1-0) vs. SM West (1-0) When: 7 tonight Where: SM South DisPlease see LHS, page 3B trict Stadium

After shutout victory, Firebirds gear for Vikings By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Free State High football coach Bob Lisher hasn’t had to worry about his players’ heads getting too big following their season-opening 37-0 victory at Olathe Northwest last week. “The heat itself has brought them back down to earth,” Lisher said, referring to boiling practices on the FSHS football stadium turf this week. “I think they understand our schedule, that each week it’s gonna get tougher and tougher.”

Next up for the Firebirds — 7 tonight at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium in Overland Park — is Shawnee Mission West, which won, 20-14, at Lawrence High in Week 1. As hot as it’s been, junior lineman Fred Wyatt said the momentum of a shutout win at least has the Firebirds hyped. “It makes practice a lot easier,” Wyatt said. Lisher knows tonight’s game won’t be easy, though, because the Vikings (1-0) Please see FSHS, page 3B


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KANSAS UNIVERSITY TODAY • Volleyball vs. College of Charleston (11:30 a.m.), Arizona State, 7:30 p.m.) • Soccer vs. Missouri St., 5:30 p.m. SATURDAY • Football vs. Rice, 2:30 p.m. • Volleyball vs. Wyoming, 6:30 p.m.

Djokovic reaches U.S. Open semis NEW YORK (AP) — Locked in a taut, thrill-a-minute second set, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro headed to a tiebreaker and promptly produced a 20-stroke masterpiece of a point befitting a pair of past U.S. Open champions. More than a dozen shots in, defending champion Djokovic tossed up a lob. Del Potro, the 2009 champion, sprinted with his back to the court, got to the ball and lofted a lob the other way. Djokovic slammed an overhead. Del Potro somehow kept the ball in play. Djokovic laced a drop shot. Again, del

Potro got there, attempting another lob. It landed long. A point from a two-set lead, Djokovic threw his head back, roared “Come on!” and pumped his arms. Del Potro leaned his elbows atop the net, hunched over and rested his head on his arms. Close and compelling as their quarterfinal was, it might as well have been over. Djokovic’s down-the-line backhand winner moments later ended the tiebreaker, gave him a commanding lead, and sent him on the way to a 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory Thursday night that put him

in his 10th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal. “We played some incredible rallies and incredible points,” Djokovic said. “It’s always entertaining, always so much fun, playing in these night sessions.” The second-seeded Serb will face fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain on Saturday, with a spot in Sunday’s final at stake. Ferrer advanced to his fourth career major semifinal by using his high-energy brand of legchurning, ball-chasing tennis to outlast eighth-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 6-3, 6-7 (5),

2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in 4 hours, 31 minutes. Under the lights at night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, the showcase matchup of Djokovic’s squeaky-sneaker defense, reflex returns and line-catching groundstrokes against the seventh-seeded del Potro’s big-ascan-be forehands topping 100 mph lasted a few minutes past three hours. But it was tremendously good every step of the way, and the second set alone was 84 minutes long — 11 minutes more than Djokovic’s entire firstround match last week

FREE STATE HIGH

TODAY • Football vs. SM West at SMS District Stadium, 7 p.m. • Cross country at Millard South Invitational, 4 p.m. SATURDAY • Volleyball at Lee’s Summit, 8 a.m. • Girls tennis at Salina Cent., 9 a.m. • Cross country at Emporia, 9 a.m.

LAWRENCE HIGH TODAY • Football vs. SM Northwest at SMN District Stadium, 7 p.m. SATURDAY • Volleyball at SMS Tourn. 9 a.m. • Girls tennis at Emporia, 9 a.m. • Cross country at Emporia, 9 a.m.

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Powerful NFL makes its own rules

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TODAY • Football at Cair Paraval, 5 p.m. SATURDAY • Girls tennis at Hiawatha, 9 a.m. • Cross country at Wamego, 11 a.m.

VERITAS CHRISTIAN

By Tim Dahlberg

TODAY • Football vs. Burlingame, 7 p.m. SATURDAY • Volleyball at Frankfort Inv., 9 a.m.

Associated Press Sports Columnist

Proof that the NFL really does care about the health of its players was offered up Wednesday by commissioner Roger Goodell with the announcement of a $30 million grant to study brain injuries. Proof that the NFL really doesn’t care about its players is spelled out in recent court filings arguing against compensation for thousands of former players suffering from dementia and other issues after years of absorbing blows to the head on the field. Take your pick. If there’s one thing Goodell and NFL owners have shown in recent years is that they’re not afraid to use the power of America’s favorite sports league to do pretty much what they want no matter the issue. That’s not always a bad thing for fans, at least those whose taxes aren’t subsidizing their local NFL stadium. Opening week alone offers a smorgasbord of football delights with the promise of much more to come. America can’t get enough of the NFL, and the league is doing its best to reward the country’s insatiable appetite for its game. It started with the Super Bowl champion New York Giants against traditional rival Dallas. Then Peyton Manning makes his return on Sunday, while Andrew Luck debuts in his place in Indianapolis. There’s new hope in the nation’s capital with Robert Griffin III, and great expectations in New York with Tim Tebow. Mostly, though, there’s the simple giddiness of knowing the NFL is just a click away on the remote at least three nights a week for the rest of the year. Baseball may be America’s pastime, but football is America’s sport. The NFL can do no wrong, which makes it somewhat surprising that the league doesn’t try to do more things right. Last year it locked out players, intent on making its billiondollar franchises even more valuable. It worked. The Dallas Cowboys topped the $2 billion mark in the latest valuations by Forbes magazine. Other franchises’ worth also increased, with the average NFL team carrying a pricetag of $1.11 billion. Now a new season begins with field officials more accustomed to working small-time college games than being on the big stage. Determined to teach its referees a lesson about contract negotiations, the NFL is willing to risk the integrity of the game and safety of its players by using replacements who aren’t quite ready for prime time. The usual crews, of course, eventually will come back, hopefully before a game is compromised or a player gets hurt. But they — like the players last year — will do it under terms favorable to the NFL because the league holds the big stick. It’s the same kind of attitude that for years permeated the NFL when it came to concussions. It wasn’t until recently that the NFL even acknowledged a link between concussions and serious head injuries, much less offer up $30 million for medical research to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.

ROYALS TODAY • at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. SATURDAY • at Chicago White Sox, 3:05 p.m.

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TIGER WOODS, LEFT, AND RORY MCILROY SHAKE HANDS after the first round of the BMW Championship on Thursday in Carmel, Ind. McIlroy shot an 8-under 64 for a share of the lead, and Woods opened with a 65.

McIlroy leads at BMW; Woods one shot back CARMEL, IND. — Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy seem to be spending a lot of time together lately. That includes the leaderboard at the BMW Championship. The biggest star in golf and his heir apparent put on a dazzling show Thursday at Crooked Stick, where the gallery caught a glimpse of the best players in the world for the first time since the 1991 PGA Championship. McIlroy, flawless with his irons, birdied his last two holes for an 8-under 64 and was part of a four-way tie for the lead with Indiana native Bo Van Pelt, U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson and Graham DeLaet, the Canadian who is quietly becoming the Cinderella of these FedEx Cup playoffs. Woods, who finished two shots behind Monday in Boston, isn’t going away quietly. He was only sharp when it came to scoring, making enough birdies to stay in the game, including a 30-foot chip-in on his last hole for a 65. Sixty players in the 70-man field were at par or better. Forty players were in the 60s. All but five holes played under par, and the average score was 69.47. “I think we all knew it was there for the taking today,” said Justin Rose, who opened with a 67 and was tied for 10th. Vijay Singh had a chance to join the leaders until he drove into the water on the 18th hole, though he escaped with par and was at 65. Luke Donald was in the group at 66. Phil Mickelson was at 69.

BASEBALL

McCarthy stable after surgery OAKLAND, CALIF. — Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy was in stable condition in the critical care unit of a Bay Area hospital on Thursday, a day after having surgery for a skull

fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive. McCarthy was hit in the right side of the head Wednesday by a line drive off the bat of Erick Aybar of the Los Angeles Angels. He was knocked down by the shot and hit his head on the ground.

PRO FOOTBALL

Ex-Ravens owner Modell dies BALTIMORE — Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell has died. He was 87. The team said Modell died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he had been admitted Wednesday. A cause of death was not given. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Ravens after he took the team to Baltimore in 1996 in a move that tarnished his reputation as one of the league’s most innovative and influential owners.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Gillispie leaves hospital LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie was discharged from the hospital on Thursday after a six-day stay amid an investigation into alleged player mistreatment. University Medical Center spokesman Eric Finley said Gillispie left the hospital sometime after 3 p.m. Thursday. Athletic director Kirby Hocutt has said the university is investigating allegations that Gillispie mistreated players. Gillispie called 911 on Friday morning, just hours before he was set to meet with Hocutt to discuss what the AD had heard from players Aug. 29.

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MLB Favorite .................. Odds ................. Underdog National League WASHINGTON ...................11-13.................................. Miami PITTSBURGH ....................9-10................... Chicago Cubs PHILADELPHIA .................9-10............................ Colorado CINCINNATI .......................9-10............................. Houston Atlanta ............................ Even-6 .......................... NY METS ST. LOUIS .......................51⁄2-61⁄2 ..................... Milwaukee SAN DIEGO ..................... Even-6 ............................ Arizona SAN FRANCISCO .......... Even-6 .................... LA Dodgers American League BALTIMORE .................... Even-6 ................... NY Yankees BOSTON ..........................61⁄2-71⁄2 .......................... Toronto TAMPA BAY ................... Even-6 ............................... Texas MINNESOTA ...................51⁄2-61⁄2 ...................... Cleveland CHI WHITE SOX ........ 7-8 .............. Kansas City Detroit ............................ Even-6 ..................... LA ANGELS SEATTLE .............................6-7............................... Oakland BOXING Saturday WBC Heavyweight Title Olimpiyskiy Arena-Moscow (12 Rounds) M. Charr +2000 V. Klitschko -4000 WBC/WBA Super Middleweight Title Oracle Arena-Oakland, Calif. (12 Rounds) C. Dawson +280 A. Ward -340 Home Team in CAPS (c) 2012 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

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3, 203 9, 209 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 36, 236 56, 256 147 3, 203 8, 14, 208,214 Air Force v. Michigan 2:30p.m. ABC 9, 209 Florida v. Texas A&M 2:30p.m. ESPN 33, 233 USC v. Syracuse or Air Force v. Mich. 2:30p.m. ESPN2 34, 234 Mich. St. v. Cent. Mich. 2:30p.m. ESPNU 35, 235 Rice v. Kansas 2:30p.m. FSN 36, 236 FCSC 145 Iowa St. v. Iowa 2:30p.m. BTN 147 Delaware St. v. Delaware 2:30p.m. NBCSP 38, 238 Wisconsin v. Oregon St. 3 p.m. FX 56, 256 Cent. Okla. v. Pitt. St. 6 p.m. KSMO 3, 203 Washington v. LSU 6 p.m. ESPN 33, 233 Arkansas v. La.-Monroe 6 p.m. ESPNU 35, 235 W. Carolina v. Marshall 6 p.m. FCSA 144 Nebraska v. UCLA 6:30p.m. Fox 4, 204 Army v. San Diego St. 6:30p.m. NBCSP 38, 238 Georgia v. Missouri 6:45p.m. ESPN2 34, 234 Vanderbilt v. N’western 7 p.m BTN 147 Illinois v. Arizona St. 9:30p.m. ESPN 33, 233 Baseball

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Simien proud of fundraising work By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Former Kansas University All-America basketball power forward Wayne Simien and Cindy Self, wife of KU coach Bill Self, are fourth-year co-chairs of Sunday and Monday fundraisers for Lawrence’s Family Promise. “I’d like to say how pleased we are at the support from the community that we are continuing to get,” Simien said Thursday, referring to Monday’s scramble golf tournament at Alvamar and Sunday’s auction party at Maceli’s. “More and more people are getting involved,

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game against Shawnee Mission Northwest (1-0) at SM North District Stadium. Senior receiver and defensive back Will Thompson said a big night from the Lions’ offensive line would help their rushing game, which produced just 2.7 yards a carry in the opener. Strauss rushed for 45 yards and Tyrone Jenkins accounted for 35, while no one else broke into double digits. “Odds are it’s gonna be raining again,” Thompson said, “and those guys (the O-line) have got to step up with their blocking, and us as receivers, we’ve got to work on our blocking even more with it being slippery out.” More than that, Strauss said each LHS player can take it upon himself to make sure things go more smoothly against SMNW, which beat Olathe North, 25-14, last week. “Every person on the team doing their job every single play … if we can

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have 6-foot-5, 290-pound junior Austin Chambers at right tackle and senior Brett Sterback at running back. “They get off the football and move it,” the coach said of the SMW line, adding it can look immovable at times. What makes Sterback effective, Lisher added, is his balance and ability to cut. He rushed for 115 yards and three touchdowns against LHS, so Free State’s defense understands just how good the Vikings back can be. “We’ve got to do a great job of squeezing gaps and shutting down gaps before he gets started,” Lisher said. Senior linebacker and running back TJ Cobbs said West’s running attack has been the focus at practices this week, but Free State (1-0) also has learned a lot about itself. “Our offense was really good,” Cobbs said of the Firebirds’ Week 1 victory. “We just need to keep pushing forward and get to the next level.”

which allows us to help more and more families. In the community where your time, attention and resources can be directed to a lot of things, whether it’s KU sports or shopping or entertainment, we’ve got a great opportunity to help serve a lot of families in need right here in our community,” Simien added. Proceeds go to Family Promise, whose mission is to “transform the lives of homeless children and their families by providing safe shelter, food, counseling, and training in partnership with local communities of faith through hospitality and daily living support in a compassion-

PRAIRIE VILLAGE — Free State High’s Jacqueline Zaitz took the all-around and the Firebirds won the team title Thursday at the Shawnee Mission East quadrangular gymnastics meet. Free State totaled 102.5 points and LHS 94.55. Scores for SM East and North were not available. Zaitz scored 34.05 in the all-around. Teammate Grace Bartle was second in 34.0.

the last 10 years they’ve been here. It’s meant a lot to these families. “They are doing more than just helping win basketball games. They are helping serve a lot of people in need.” For information on the golf tournament and party at Maceli’s, check out the website lawrencefamilypromise.org or call Joe Reitz at 785-331-5024. O

Shepherd to visit: Karviar Shepherd, a 6-foot-10 senior center from Prime Prep Academy in Dallas, will attend the Oct. 12 Late Night in the Phog as part of an official recruiting visit, Rivals.com reports. Shepherd, the No. 43-rat-

OFFENSE LT — Alex Jones. LG — Jacob Warren. C — Kyle Wittman. RG — Kharon Brown. RT — Chris Gillespie QB — Brad Strauss. RB — Tyrone Jenkins. WR — Erick Mayo. WR — Drake Hofer. WR — Will Thompson. WR — Josh Seybert DEFENSE NG — Cole Cummins. DT — Kharon Brown. DT — Josh Seybert. LB — Jordan Brown. LB — Drew Green. LB — Asaph Jewsome. LB — Kieran Severa CB — Erick Mayo. CB — Will Thompson. SS — Tucker Sutter. FS — Brad Strauss

do that, then we can win some games,” the senior QB and free safety said. Thompson said the Lions aren’t as good as they want to be yet, particularly on offense. “We can’t get down in the red zone and not get a touchdown,” Thompson said, referring to three such occasions in the final five minutes against SMW. “It killed us on Friday night.” Obviously, the blown chances and the loss disappointed Wedd, but he said Strauss’s 195 passing yards in the pouring rain impressed him, and the Lions have responded at practices, demonstrating their character. “We’ve got a pretty high ceiling,” Wedd said.

STARTERS OFFENSE LT — Fred Wyatt. LG — Riley Buller. C — Reid Buckingham. RG — Tyler Sampson. RT — Cody Stanclift QB — Kyle McFarland. RB — TJ Cobbs. TE — Zach Bickling. WR — Tye Hughes. WR — Chris Heller DEFENSE DE — Cody Stanclift. NT — Riley Buller. DE — Fred Wyatt. OLB — Stan Skwarlo. LB — Kieth Loneker. MLB — Corban Schmidt. LB — Miles Stevens. OLB — Tye Hughes CB — Kyle McFarland. CB — Demarko Bobo. FS — Joe Dineen

Wyatt agreed: “People are expecting more from us now that they’ve seen what we’ve done.” What Lisher saw on tape was execution in the rain and mud by Free State’s offense last week. He admitted learning little about the passing game — senior quarterback Kyle McFarland completed one of his three attempts as FSHS protected the ball — but neither defense nor the running game (219 rushing yards between Cobbs, McFarland, Joe Dineen, Demarko Bobo and Stan Skwarlo) was an issue. “I thought we played pretty physical,” Lisher said, “and that’s what we’re gonna have to do this week with Shawnee Mission West.”

All around: 1. Jacqueline Zaitz, FS, 34.05. 2. Grace Bartle, FS, 34.0. Others: Jessie Abernathy, LHS, 31.95; Heather Wisbey, LHS, 29.65; Allison Williams, LHS, 30.3; Cambry Lynch, LHS, 27.4. Vault: Bartle, FS, 8.4; Annie Soderberg, FS, 8.3; Wisbey, LHS, 8.3; Williams, LHS, 8.2; Brooke Leslie, FS, 8.2; Zaitz, FS, 8.1; Abernathy, LHS, 8.1; Ashley Ammann, LHS, 7.8; Lynch, LHS, 7.6. Bars: Zaitz, FS, 8.7; Carrie Howland, FS, 8.2; Bartle, FS, 7.95; Hayley Johnson, FS, 7.9; Hanna Moran, FS, 7.4; Abernathy, LHS, 7.4; Wisbey, LHS, 7.3; Lynch, LHS, 7.0; Williams, LHS, 6.7. Beam: Zaitz, FS, 8.55; Bartle, FS, 8.45; Soderberg, FS, 8.35; Sydney Theilen, LHS, 7.6; Williams, LHS, 7.5; Wisbey, LHS, 7.45; Abernathy, LHS, 7.35; Howland, FS, 7.3; Johnson, FS, 7.1; Lynch, LHS, 5.80. Floor: Bartle, FS, 9.2; Abernathy, LHS, 9.1; Soderberg, FS, 9.05; Zaitz, FS, 8.7; Ammann, LHS, 8.7; Howland, FS, 8.6; Moran, FS, 8.0; Williams, LHS, 7.9; Lynch, LHS, 7.0; Wisbey, LHS, 6.6

ed player in the Class of 2013, will visit TCU on Sept. 21, Texas A&M on Sept. 28 and Oklahoma on Oct. 19. He also has Texas on his list. Other recruits to attend Late Night: Tyler Roberson, a 6-8 senior small forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic, who is ranked No. 29 in the country; and Chris Jones, 5-10 sophomore point guard from Northwest Florida State College. Jones has cut his list to KU, Louisville, Baylor, Florida State, Memphis and Oklahoma State, zagsblog.net reports.

(Mich.) High School, will hold an in-home visit with KU’s coaches, Rivals.com reports. The country’s No. 8-rated player is considering KU, Kentucky, Arizona, Syracuse and Michigan State. O

Randle update: Julius Randle, a 6-9 senior forward from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, will visit Kentucky Sept. 15 and Florida on Oct. 5, Rivals.com reports. The country’s No. 1 player, who is considering KU, will wait until the spring to sign. Others O on his list: Texas, Baylor, Young in-home: James North Carolina, Duke, Young, a 6-6 senior shoot- N.C. State, Oklahoma and ing guard from Rochester Oklahoma State.

DT McKinney won’t report until January

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ate setting. The program is designed to address the needs of families and equip them to move into permanent housing as quickly as possible.” Simien has provided youths in the Family Promise community scholarships to his Called to Greatness basketball camps and 3-on-3 camps. Simien and Self have provided youths admission to some KU events as well. “Cindy has been very involved, and, with that, coach Self is involved and aware of what is going on,” Simien said. “He lends his support as well. Their hearts are embracing this community over

By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo

LAWRENCE’S MONICA HOWARD AWAITS A SERVE from Shawnee Mission West during a quad Thursday at LHS.

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a little tired from being out of shape a little bit.” While Lawrence had played just one match (an Aug. 28 dual loss at Blue Valley Northwest) prior to the quad, ONW came in with a 3-1 mark (its only loss coming to 5A’s top team, Bishop Miege). As good as Lawrence looked in its 25-15, 25-9 victory over Shawnee Mission West and a 25-19, 25-19 sweep of Shawnee Mission South, the Lions weren’t exactly in midseason form as far as fitness goes. “It takes a lot of energy to play three matches in a row, and we’re not used to that very much yet,” May said after distributing 34 assists in three matches. Still, the Lions nearly stormed back to take Game 2 against ONW after seven Caitlin Broadwell kills, aces from May, Monica Howard and Caroline Dykes and blocks from Brianna Anderson, Howard and Dykes helped them take the first game. They cut a six-point deficit to 21-19, thanks in large part to relentless digging from libero Zoe Reed, Broadwell, May and Howard. But ONW scored four quick points to finish the second game and put LHS away in the third. Broadwell, a junior out-

side hitter who had 27 kills on the evening, said Northwest was strong enough to counter Lawrence’s fight. “They’re huge. They put up a great block,” she said. “There were times that we couldn’t get around them, and I think that’s what hurt us the most.” Still, Lawrence’s effort pleased Magnuson, who said every player helped out on the 2-1 night. “I just think it was good competition,” the coach said. “It was a great game, an intense game, and the girls played extremely hard. We didn’t come out on top, but that’s OK. They played well.” After the Lions’ first Sunflower League matches of the season, Broadwell expected she and her teammates won’t slow down as easily as the season goes on. “I’m really excited because we have so much potential and so much to work on that we’re gonna be getting better,” the junior said. Magnuson said the LHS players are smart and determined, and if they get another chance to play top teams at the end of the season, their early-season issues will be long gone. “When we get down to that third game,” she said, “we’re gonna have a lot more gas in the tank.” LHS will play Saturday at the Shawnee Mission South tournament.

OLATHE — Free State High’s volleyball team ran its record to 5-0 with three victories Thursday night at Olathe South. The Firebirds defeated Olathe North, 25-16, 25-12; Olathe South, 18-25, 25-13, 25-23; and Shawnee Mission North, 25-10, 25-9. FSHS coach Nancy Hopkins said she was particularly impressed with the Firebirds’ comeback victory against Olathe South. Hopkins cited junior

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punt-block team during his first practice as a freshman. Though Ford was a backup receiver during his first game at Arizona Western, he still was able to block a punt. Now, his KU career has started the same way. “To me, I take it as just as good of a reward as it would be as making a game-winning catch, a game-winning touchdown if I were to be playing receiver,” Ford said. “It’s still a game-changing play, regardless of what position you’re in.” Ford says one of the key for him is paying attention to the long snapper. Just before a punt, the snapper typically raises his hands high before releasing the ball, and Ford tries to time his rush accordingly. The receiver started working with the first unit on special teams during the third day of practices at KU. “On his recruiting trip, Morgan Knapp for her I think he told me he has play in the quadrangular. eight blocked punts in junior college, so he made sure I knew that,” KU Seabury sweeps special teams coordinator Bowen said with a Wathena Riverside Clint smile. “He actually is pretWATHENA — Seabury ty good at it. We’ve got Academy’s volleyball him in a role that allows team had 19 services aces him some freedom.” Thursday night in a sweep Ford’s block in the secof Wathena Riverside. The ond quarter Saturday Seahawks won, 25-18, 25came from off the left 17, 25-16. edge. Ellen Almanza led Sea“I think I got a good bury (4-1) with six service fit on the wing who was aces, Taylor Hodge had 13 blocking me,” Ford said. digs, Courtney Hoag eight “He only got one hand on kills and Sarah McDermott me, (and I) ripped through eight kills, three blocks and it.” nine assists. Because the snap was

BRIEFLY Free State wins 3 at O-South

The Ty McKinney Watch is over. Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis announced Thursday afternoon that McKinney, the 6-foot-3, 310-pound junior-college defensive tackle from Trinity Valley CC in Texas who was expected to report to campus today, would wait until January to enroll at KU. “After discussing this matter with Ty McKinney, he has decided to wait,” Weis said in a release. “He will take his last final exam (today) and believes that any attempt to catch up academically at KU would be futile.” Originally slated to report to KU in early June, McKinney’s arrival was pushed back, first to July 1 and later to early August because of a snag in

the grading system for the summer class he was taking. “Ty has three years to play two, which means when he enrolls in January, he would then have two years of eligibility to be played in two years,” Weis said. “Ty intends to take extra classes at a junior college in preparation for January. Per Ty’s request, I will not respond to questions on this matter moving forward.” Although McKinney likely would have battled for playing time immediately, the Jayhawks appear to have quality depth and talent on the D-Line without him. During last week’s victory against South Dakota State, KU used nine different players on the defensive line, including five who played on the interior. KU (1-0) will play host to Rice (0-1) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

wide, SDSU punter Ethan Sawyer was forced to move a step closer to Ford. That also changed Ford’s angle to the football. “In practice, we work on the aiming points: where (the punter) would kick the ball from,” Ford said. “I was going there, and I got off low, so my eyes didn’t come up until a little bit late. “When I realized he was a little bit left of where he usually is, I kind of went past him a little bit.” Ford was still able to reach back with his left arm to block the punt. He also has developed a bruise this week near his left ribcage, most likely left from Sawyer’s kicking foot. After scooping up the ball, Ford was denied a touchdown by two SDSU players, who tackled him at the SDSU seven-yard line. Bowen was pumped after the deflection. “When I ran to the sideline, he was just cheering me on,” Ford said. “I can’t say exactly what he said on tape, but it was great.” KU’s two blocked punts Saturday were more than the Jayhawks have had in the last three seasons combined. KU blocked one punt last year and failed to block a kick or punt in both 2009 and 2010. During a team meeting on Sunday, KU coach Charlie Weis told his players that when teams block two punts in a game, they win 80 percent of the time. “He’s been coaching for 33 years, and he’s been at the highest level,” Ford said. “Anything he says about football and statistics, I have no choice but to believe.”


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Rangers edge Royals in 10

East Division W 77 77 75 63 61

Baltimore New York Tampa Bay Boston Toronto

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Away 34-35 30-35 30-38 26-42 31-41

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GB WCGB L10 — — 8-2 71⁄2 — 5-5 19 8 6-4 20 9 7-3 241⁄2 131⁄2 4-6

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Home 43-26 42-27 42-27 41-28 34-34 28-40

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Central Division Chicago Detroit Kansas City Cleveland Minnesota

West Division Texas Oakland Los Angeles Seattle

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W 85 78 66 65 61

Washington Atlanta Philadelphia New York Miami

Central Division Cincinnati St. Louis Pittsburgh Milwaukee Chicago Houston

West Division San Francisco Los Angeles Arizona San Diego Colorado

SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 5, Kansas City 4, 10 innings Baltimore 10, N.Y. Yankees 6

NATIONAL LEAGUE Atlanta 1, Colorado 0 Miami 6, Milwaukee 2 Washington 9, Chicago Cubs 2

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 13-12) at Baltimore (W.Chen 12-8), 6:05 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 10-6) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 8-10), 6:10 p.m. Toronto (H.Alvarez 7-12) at Boston (Doubront 10-7), 6:10 p.m. Cleveland (J.Gomez 5-7) at Minnesota (Hendriks 0-7), 7:10 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 7-9) at Chicago White Sox (Liriano 5-11), 7:10 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 15-6) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 8-11), 9:05 p.m. Oakland (Griffin 4-0) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 13-6), 9:10 p.m. SATURDAY’S GAMES Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 6:10 p.m. Texas at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Detroit at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 8:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 4-11) at Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 15-5), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (Francis 5-4) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 4-7), 6:05 p.m. Miami (Ja.Turner 0-2) at Washington (Strasburg 15-6), 6:05 p.m. Atlanta (Maholm 11-9) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 10-8), 6:10 p.m. Houston (Harrell 10-9) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 10-9), 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 14-8) at St. Louis (Lohse 14-2), 7:15 p.m. Arizona (Skaggs 1-1) at San Diego (Cashner 3-3), 9:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 1-1) at San Francisco (Lincecum 8-14), 9:15 p.m. SATURDAY’S GAMES Miami at Washington, 12:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 3:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Colorado at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Houston at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 6:15 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 7:35 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. MiCabrera Det 135 524 89 173 .330 Trout LAA 114 467 108 154 .330 Beltre Tex 133 519 82 166 .320 Jeter NYY 135 576 85 183 .318 DavMurphy Tex 123 373 56 118 .316 Mauer Min 127 470 71 148 .315 Fielder Det 136 491 72 154 .314 Butler KC 136 516 61 160 .310 Konerko CWS 120 446 56 137 .307 AJackson Det 113 447 87 137 .306 RUNS-Trout, Los Angeles, 108; Kinsler, Texas, 93. RBI-MiCabrera, Detroit, 116; Hamilton, Texas, 116; Willingham, Minnesota, 98. HITS-Jeter, New York, 183; MiCabrera, Detroit, 173; Beltre, Texas, 166; AGordon, Kansas City, 164; Butler, Kansas City, 160. DOUBLES-AGordon, Kansas City, 45; Pujols, Los Angeles, 40. TRIPLES-AJackson, Detroit, 10; JWeeks, Oakland, 8. HOME RUNS-Hamilton, Texas, 39; ADunn, Chicago, 38; Encarnacion, Toronto, 37; MiCabrera, Detroit, 35. STOLEN BASES-Trout, Los Angeles, 44; RDavis, Toronto, 40; Revere, Minnesota, 32; Crisp, Oakland, 31; AEscobar, Kansas City, 27. PITCHING-Price, Tampa Bay, 17-5; Weaver, Los Angeles, 16-4; Scherzer, Detroit, 15-6; Sale, Chicago, 15-6; MHarrison, Texas, 15-9. STRIKEOUTS-Verlander, Detroit, 209; Scherzer, Detroit, 204. SAVES-Rodney, Tampa Bay, 42; JiJohnson, Baltimore, 41; RSoriano, New York, 36; CPerez, Cleveland, 34.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. MeCabrera SF 113 459 84 159 .346 AMcCutchen Pit 131 499 93 172 .345 Posey SF 124 446 63 145 .325 YMolina StL 116 427 53 138 .323 DWright NYM 132 489 79 153 .313 Braun Mil 129 501 90 156 .311 CGonzalez Col 122 478 85 148 .310 Fowler Col 125 405 69 124 .306 Holliday StL 133 515 85 157 .305 AHill Ari 133 512 75 154 .301 RUNS-AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 93; Braun, Milwaukee, 90. RBI-Braun, Milwaukee, 99; Headley, San Diego, 94; Bruce, Cincinnati, 93; Holliday, St. Louis, 92. HITS-AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 172; Prado, Atlanta, 160; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 159. DOUBLES-ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 43; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 39; Prado, Atlanta, 38; DWright, New York, 374. TRIPLES-SCastro, Chicago, 11; Fowler, Colorado, 11. HOME RUNS-Braun, Milwaukee, 37; Bruce, Cincinnati, 32; Stanton, Miami, 30; LaRoche, Washington, 29; Beltran, St. Louis, 28. STOLEN BASES-Bourn, Atlanta, 38; Reyes, Miami, 34; Pierre, Philadelphia, 32; Victorino, Los Angeles, 32. PITCHING-Dickey, New York, 18-4; GGonzalez, Washington, 18-7; Cueto, Cincinnati, 17-7; AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 15-5; Strasburg, Washington, 15-6. STRIKEOUTS-Kershaw, Los Angeles, 201; Dickey, New York, 195; Strasburg, Washington, 195. SAVES-AChapman, Cincinnati, 35; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 34.

Friday, September 7, 2012

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Texas rallies from three-run deficit for 5-4 victory KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff triple in the 10th inning and scored on Michael Young’s single to lift the Texas Rangers over the Kansas City Royals, 5-4, on Thursday night. Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre hit back-toback homers in the fourth to help the AL West leaders overcome a 3-0 deficit. The Rangers (82-55) moved a season-high 27 games above .500 and own the best record in franchise history after 137 games. They won their sixth straight series and upped their division lead to 51⁄2 games over idle Oakland. Mike Adams (4-3) allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth. Joe Nathan earned his 30th save in 31 tries, converting his 28th consecutive opportunity since a blown save on April 11. It was the righthander’s 39th career save against Kansas City. Greg Holland (6-4) took the loss. Royals starter Luke Hochevar took a 3-0 lead into the fourth and retired his first 10 batters before Young’s single. Four pitches later the score was tied after Hamilton and Beltre hit consecutive home runs for the fourth time this season and second on this road trip. Hamilton tops the majors with 39 homers and is tied with Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera for the RBI lead with 116. Beltre, who has 30 home runs, has been the hottest hitter in the majors over the past 17 games with 11 homers, 21 RBIs, 16 runs and a .435 batting average. Hochevar, who is 0-4 with a 5.74 ERA in seven starts since a July 31 victory, was pulled with one out in the seventh when the Rangers went ahead 4-3. Geovany Soto’s double scored David Murphy, who had singled. Kelvin Herrera replaced

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TEXAS’ JOSH HAMILTON, RIGHT, CELEBRATES WITH THIRD-BASE COACH Dave Anderson after hitting a two-run home run against Kansas City. The Rangers defeated the Royals, 5-4 in 10 innings, Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Hochevar and on the next pitch induced Craig Gentry to ground into an inning-ending double play. Scott Feldman, who is 0-5 in his past six starts, left with a 4-3 lead, but the Texas bullpen failed to hold it for even one batter. After Feldman retired the leadoff hitter in the seventh, manager Ron Washington summoned left-hander Michael Kirkman to face Eric Hosmer, who homered on a 3-1 pitch. Jeff Francoeur, who entered batting just .128 with no extra-base hits and one RBI in 14 games, homered in the second inning off Feldman. Alex Gordon stroked a run-scoring triple in the third and scored on Salvador Perez’s single. Perez extended his hitting streak

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MAJOR-LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Baltimore back in tie with Yanks The Associated Press

American League Orioles 10, Yankees 6 BALTIMORE — Mark Reynolds hit two of Baltimore’s season-high six home runs, and the Orioles climbed back into a first-place tie with the Yankees in the AL East by defeating New York on Thursday night before a euphoric sellout crowd at Camden Yards. Adam Jones’ leadoff homer in the eighth inning off David Robertson (1-6) put Baltimore ahead 7-6 after the Yankees rallied from a five-run deficit in the top half. Matt Wieters followed with a single and Reynolds hit a drive into the left-field seats. New York

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National League Braves 1, Rockies 0 ATLANTA — Tim Hudson pitched seven scoreless innings, and Atlanta posted its second straight 1-0 victory over Colorado, winning both times with an unearned run. This was an especially galling loss for the Rockies. Juan Francisco raced home with the lone run when Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin (2-5) dropped a routine throw back to the mound from his catcher. Chacin glanced over toward third before making the catch, the ball bouncing off the side of his glove and winding up between the mound and second base. Francisco alertly spotted the miscue and took off for the plate, making it with a headfirst slide. Colorado

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Marlins 6, Brewers 2 MIAMI — Josh Johnson pitched seven solid innings and ended his career-worst four-game losing streak, leading Miami past Milwaukee. Johnson (8-11) allowed two runs and four hits while striking out seven. He won for the first time since Aug. 3 at Washington. Greg Dobbs drove in two runs for Miami. The Marlins had 12 hits, three by Donovan Solano. The Brewers lost for just the fourth time in 17 games. A day earlier, they pulled within 61⁄2 games of the second NL wild-card spot. The Marlins scored three runs in the first inning. Milwaukee

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Nationals 9, Cubs 2 WASHINGTON — Adam LaRoche added to his home run tear with a tworun shot, and Washington beat Chicago in a fightfilled game to finish a lopsided four-game sweep. The trouble started with a testy exchange between Cubs bench coach Jamie Quirk and Nationals third base coach Bo Porter in the fifth inning. Quirk shouted from the dugout toward third base and Porter walked over to the railing, jawing and pointing his finger. The benches and bullpens emptied, but there was no pushing or shoving. Quirk was ejected before play resumed. Chicago

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Found Item FOUND Cash, 600 block of Massachusetts, Sept. 2. Matthew 7:12 dictated that I turn it in to the Lawrence Police Dept. Call to identify & claim. 785-832-7552.

Lost Item LOST Bible, in vicinity of 23rd & Haskell. $50 Reward for return. Blue NIV study bible. Has Noah’s arc tabs & brown carrying case. Name inside, please call 785-842-1504, no questions asked.

Auction Calendar ESTATE AUCTION Sun., Sept. 9th, 10:00 A.M. 4209 Wimbledon, Lawrence Guns, Furn. & Collectibles, Vintage Toys & More!! Seller: Grissett Trust Auctioneers: Mark Elston & Wayne Wischropp Home (785-594-0505) Cell ( 785-218-7851) www.KansasAuctions. net/elston REAL ESTATE AUCTION Fri., Sept. 14, 12:30 PM Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emanual Cleaver Blvd. KC, MO. 8 Single Family Homes! LIVE or ONLINE BIDDING: www.billfair.com Auction Sat., Sept. 8, 10:00 A.M. 203 Perry St., N. Lawrence Shop Equipment, Toolboxes, Tools, Misc. Seller: Fred Inyard www.kansasauctions.net Paxton Auction Service Chris Paxton & Doug Riat 785-331-3131 or 785-979-6758 ESTATE AUCTION Sat., Sept. 15th, 10:00 A.M. 1187 E. 596 Rd., Lawrence Tractors & Vehicles, Trailers & Equip., Buildings. Seller: Herman Hess Estate Consigned: Lonnie Welsh Estate Auctioneers: Mark Elston & Wayne Wischropp Cell 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions. net/elston Guns & Western Memorabilia Auction Sat., Sept. 15, 5pm Antique & Coin Consignment Auction Sun., Sept. 16, 12pm Leav. Co. Fairgrounds Tonganoxie, Kansas W. side of Admin. Bldg. www.kansasauctions.net /moore Moore Auction Service, Inc. Jamie Moore, Auctioneer 913-927-4708 (cell) Multi-Estate Auction Sat., Sept. 8, 10:00 a.m. Preview Friday, 2:00 - 6:00 DSA Gallery. 30 mi. east of KC, MO, on the north side of U.S. Hwy 50, western edge of LONE JACK, MO. Two rings of Estate Antiques & Collectibles. Dirk Soulis Auctions 816-697-3830 www.DirkSoulisAuctions.com

Real Estate & Personal Property Auction Sat., Sept. 8, 10:00 AM 516 11th St., Baldwin City COINS, VEHICLES, AUTO, SHOP, TOOLS, MOWERS, HOUSEHOLD, REAL ESTATE Ronald & Patty Carolan, owners Branden Otto, auctioneer 785-883-4263 www.ottoauctioneering.com

Real Estate Auction September 18, 7:00 p.m. Historic UP Depot, 402 North 2nd, Lawrence 160 m.l. acres near K10 & Eudora, KS Interchange. Auction by: Dave Webb, Webb Realty Colliers International / Kelvin Heck Auctions & Appraisals www.dlwebb.com 913-681-8600

TAGGED ESTATE SALE 2800 Lawrence Ave. Lawrence, KS. 66047 Estate of Robert & Harriet Mears Fri. Sept. 7th 1:00-5:00 Sat. Sept. 8th 9:00-4:00 Full household with the following products: Hammond organ, sofas, kitchenware, twin, regular and hospital beds, chest of drawers, lamps, easy chairs, model planes and Gilbert American Flyer train, vacuums, cameras, clocks, multiple cowboy boots 10 1/2 D, womens and mens clothing, western hats, linens, computer, Craftsman riding mower, MTD 2 stage electric start snowblower, tools, jewelry, desks, ping pong table, pool table, charcoaler, shelving, old china dishes w/ much misc. Shown by John I. Hughes Certified Appraiser 785-979-1941

Child Care Provided Stepping Stones is excited to offer a new PT preschool program. morning sessions avail. call 785-843-5919 for more info.

DriversTransportation

is in need of Newspaper Delivery Route Drivers to deliver the Lawrence Journal-World to homes in Lawrence. We have two routes available. All available Routes are delivered 7 days per week, before 6AM. Valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a phone required. If you’d like to be considered, please email Anna Hayes at ahayes@ljworld.com and mention your name and phone number.

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Mudjacking, Waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & Pressure Grouting. Level & Straighten Walls & Bracing on wall. BBB. Free Estimates Since 1962

Wagner’s 785-749-1696 www.foundationrepairks.com

Liberty Tax is hiring retired professionals, preferably bilingual, to become registered tax return preparers. 785-550-4207

Automotive

2 Technicians Dale Willey Automotive seeks two service technicians. One for diagnostic & repair and one for light duty repairs including tires, brakes & fluid changes. Must have experience, a positive attitude, team skills, driver’s license, good driving record & pass drug screen. Contact Verlin Weber at Dale Wiley Automotive, 2840 Iowa St.

Childcare Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation seeks PT coordinator (10-20 hrs/month) for Sundaymorning pre-school play group. For full job & application info: www.lawrencejcc.org or 785-841-7636

INSURANCE-A/R COORDINATOR

Process all aspects of monthly account billing Part-D/insurance experience a plus Submit resume to 2336 Ridge Court, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66046

LPN

Full Time, Evenings 2-10:30pm. Drug test required. Apply in person 1429 Kasold Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049

General 10 HARD WORKERS NEEDED NOW!

Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755

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Factory Distributor needs immediately high energy people to fill vacancies created due to expansion and promotions. • Full Time only • Promotions within 90 days

possible

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Crew Supervisor Ready for a new career? Are you a meticulous cleaner? Do you possess leadership skills? Be part of a team with 28 years of satisfied customers. Cleaning and/or 1 year of supervisory experience, good driving record. Mon-Fri 8 am-5pm, pay commensurate w. experience, benefits. Apply/resume 939 Iowa Street. 785-842-6264

GCSAA is looking for several full-time, seasonal (November February) team members to help us prepare for our annual conference and show. Previous customer service and Microsoft Office experience required. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment. For more information on the positions, please visit our website, www.gcsaa.org, and select the “Work for GCSAA” link located at the bottom of the page. Please note one of the positions (Customer Service Rep) requires travel. Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 28th to: hrmail@gcsaa.org

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Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center CNA position Full-time Weekends/evenings. Contact Chelsea 785-594-6492

Carriers wanted to deliver the Dispatch in the city of Shawnee. For details please call Perry Lockwood at 785-832-7249 and leave a message.

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LPN- Private Duty Nursing (Leavenworth, KS) Interim Healthcare is seeking LPNs for Private Duty Nursing in Leavenworth, KS. Call 913-381-3100 today!!

DIGITAL IMAGING SPECIALIST The World Company, a forward-thinking media company in Lawrence, Kansas is hiring for a Digital Imaging Specialist. Specialist will be responsible for the daily production of electronic newspaper pages of The World Company’s products and commercial projects, to be imaged for printing. Shift hours will vary slightly based on workload, but must be available to work some evening and overnight hours. Periodic overtime is required. We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals with at least two years’ experience with prepress software programs including In-Design, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop. The ability to troubleshoot and correct electronic files, handle multiple projects under demanding deadlines, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail, is also required. An Associate’s Degree in technical graphics, computer graphics, or design is preferred. Previous newspaper prepress experience is also preferred. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for long periods of time and frequently bend and twist.

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We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement and more!

FOOD SERVICE WORKERS

Applications available online at www.union.ku.edu/hr or in the Human Resources Office, 3rd Floor Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045. EOE.

ASSISTANT MANAGER Dairy Queen, 2545 Iowa, Lawrence is seeking mature, highly motivated person with good communication & management skills for full or part time assistant manager. Must have some night and weekend availability. Competitive wages & benefits for qualified applicants. Previous restaurant management exp. required. Apply in person. EOE

Social Services

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Apartments Unfurnished 1 Br - Close to KU & downtown, unfurnished apartment, $400 mo. Available NOW! Call: 785-393-2885 1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, No pets. $435/mo. Gas & water paid. 785-841-5797 1-2 BRs, nice apts. 1 block to KU, off street pkg. $450 $500/mo. Great location. 913-963-5555, 913-681-6762.

Ideal candidates are passionate about giving back to the community; desire to work with nonprofit organizations and local businesses to build a more sustainable local economy; two years’ experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; experience in online media sales; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; excellent verbal and written communication skills; networking, time management and interpersonal skills; regular achievement of monthly sales goals; self-motivated; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com, We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, career opportunities and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

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The Lawrence Journal-World is hiring an experienced education reporter to cover stories from the classroom to the boardroom pertaining to Lawrence schools. This is an opportunity to work with a first-rate journalism team covering one of the largest school districts in the state. The reporter also will cover a variety of stories on education issues at the national and state level. Candidates must have the ability to develop a range of sources, including school board members and administrators, district patrons, teachers, parents and students. This role requires the foresight to recognize important stories and the energy to react immediately, capturing and posting the event. We are seeking a well-rounded reporter with a history of success in digital media and print, and the ability to cover the spectrum of education topics.

Ideal candidates will have knowledge of trends in education and the ability to dig into school budgets and finances; a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related degree; experience reporting and writing both hard news and features; ability to use a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience; experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience through an online blog and other tools; one year of shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

JOB FAIR Monday 9/10 10am-2pm Lawrence Workforce Center 2540 Iowa St

DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Account Executive is responsible for selling a platform of products including digital advertising, web banners, social marketing, search engine optimizations for Lawrence Giveback Program, Lawrence Deals, Johnson County Deals, Dotte Deals, and other World Company digital products. As an Account Executive you are accountable for meeting or exceeding sales goals; prospecting new clients and making initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone; and developing and building relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list.

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Social Worker

Part time position in growing Hospice program in Lawrence and prn for home health in Topeka. LMSW with one year’s health care experience required. Hospice/ home health experience preferred. E-mail resume to H_Resources@kansas vna.org. EEOE

To apply submit a cover letter and resume to:

Hotel-Restaurant

Numerous part time Food Service openings available with the KU Memorial Unions. Excellent employment for Students, flexible work schedules and hours from August to May. $7.80 per hour.

Management

Seeking Full time Temporary CSR’s 1-800 Medicare Call Center Proficient computer skills a must 6 months previous customer service experience HS Diploma or equivalent M-F day and evening hours Please review job posting #16494 & apply online at www.vangent.com prior to attending the Job Fair General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

GCSAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values the impact of diversity upon its members, services & workplace Now Hiring for the Executive Housekeeper position. Executive Housekeeper is responsible for supervising the housekeeping department & overall cleanliness of a full-service hotel. Bi-lingual a plus. 3+ years of supervisory experience in the housekeeping department required. Must have a flexible schedule and open availability. Submit resume or apply in person at Holiday Inn 200 McDonald Dr.

Sixth Street Hy-Vee seeking: an experienced baker; F/T position; early morning hours a cake decorator; P/T position; flexible hours equal opportunity; drug free work place Contact Tena Bush; 785-832-9449 1379hrmgr@hy-vee.com

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COPS & COURTS REPORTER Did you grow up watching “Law & Order”? Are you fascinated with crime and court cases? Are you energized as journalist reporting breaking news? If so, you may be the person we’re looking for. The Lawrence Journal-World is hiring a reporter to cover the crime and court beat, which is essential to our publications. This role requires a talented, curious and motivated reporter who produces a mix of strong dailies, lively enterprise stories and compelling narratives, and someone who can mine court filings and other public records for unexpected stories and use high-profile cases for 1A stories. This reporter will keep a close eye on police and prosecutors, finding front-page stories in breaking news coverage while looking for emerging trends, systemic problems and human interest stories. We are seeking a well-rounded reporter with a history of success in digital and print media and the ability to cover the spectrum of public safety topics. Ideal candidates know how to keep an ear to the scanner and jump on breaking news while also juggling daily stories and long-term enterprise projects; must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related degree; demonstrated writing and reporting experience; ability to use a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience; an understanding of police protocol and court procedures; the ability to build strong connections throughout the law enforcement and court system; one year of shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com

EOE

CLASSIFIED SALES REP The World Company is seeking a high energy, self-motivated, and professional sales representative. Classified Sales Rep will handle inbound and make outbound sales calls to sell commercial and private party advertisements and public notices in our Sunflower Classifieds print and online products which cover northeast Kansas. This position will also sell, format, proof and obtain approvals on classified ads or public notices for advertisement in any of the World Company publications. This is an inside sales position based in Lawrence working with employment, rental, real estate, automotive and other retail businesses in Lawrence, Kansas City, Topeka and surrounding communities, as well as, handling private party advertisements. The ideal candidate must be goal-oriented and comfortable making outbound calls; will have experience in selling print and online sales products, marketing and/or advertising; excellent verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience preferred; will represent the World Company in a professional and positive manner; be proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel); ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced team environment. If you have a proven track record of sales success and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then we would like to hear from you! We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE


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785.843.4040 Flexible leases starting at $680 - water, trash, sewer incld. www.thefoxrun.com

Luxury 2& 5BRs

Park West Gardens Apts. Park West Town Homes Call for more details

785-840-9467

www.ironwoodmanagement.net

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2BR, wood floors, ceiling fans, shaded patio, 1-3/4 bath, all appl. Exceptional! $800/mo. 785-841-4201 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carpet, vinyl, cabinets, countertop. W/D is included. $575/mo. 785-865-2505

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3BR, 2 bath duplex. 2 car garage. W/D included, lg basement walkout on golf course. 5 mins to KU. $1,200 + dep. Avail Sept 1. Please call 785-841-5010

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2BR, 3052 W. 7th, 2 baths, has study, 2 car garage, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, $640, no pets, 785-841-5797 2BR, 951 Arkansas, 1 month free, 2 bath, C/A, laundry, dw, microwave, $750, no pets, 785-841-5797 2BR, in 4-plex, 858 Highland. $485/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 1 block east of 9th & Iowa. 785-813-1344 2BR — 1030 Ohio, for fall, CA, DW. $500 per month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR, appealing open plan. private patio, W/D hookups. Great for KC commuters! $595/mo. 785-841-4201

GARAGE SALE LOCATOR

Townhomes 3 Bdrm, 1.5 bath, Newer Townhouse, great location by FSHS, aquatic ctr, shopping. 1800 sft, w&d, loft, lawn maint., privacy fence, gas fp. $1150. 785-218-7832.

Village Square

Stonecrest • Hanover 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly

and Lease Special First Month Free

Reserve YOUR Apt. Now Call 785-842-3040 or email village@sunflower.com

LAUREL GLEN APTS 2 & 3BR All Electric units. Water/Trash PAID. Small Dog and Students WELCOME! Income restrictions apply

Now Accepting

Applications for August Call NOW for Specials! 785-838-9559 EOH

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Apartments & Townhomes $200-$400 OFF 1st month

On KU Bus Route

2 Bedrooms at 837 MICHIGAN Near KU. Pool, microwave, DW, and laundry facilities 3 & 4 Bedrooms at 660 GATEWAY COURT FREE wireless internet, DW, W/D, pool, tennis courts. 3BRs with garages.

Call 785-841-8400 www.sunriseapartments.com

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

785-842-4200

Crescent Heights ½ Month FREE

2BR, $420-$500/mo. Sm. pets ok, W/D hookup, on bus route AC Management 1815 W. 24th 785-842-4461

Limited Time Only: Sign a lease, get $500 (Choice of gift card or off 2nd month’s rent). Prices starting at $459/bedroom. Located on bus route, close to KU and access to recently upgraded amenities, including pool, 24-hour clubhouse, fitness center, business center, 2 bark parks & indoor basketball court. Call 785-842-5111 for more info or visit www.campuscourtku.com

Studios, 2400 Alabama, all elec., A/C, laundry, off st. pkg, $490, water & cable pd, no pets, 785-841-5797

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$29.95 for Thurs. - Sat. (Sun) LJW ONLY or EAST Communities. $39.95 for West Communities with Wed. - Sat. in LJW. $49.95 for Full Coverage (all 6 papers) with Wed. - Sat. in LJW. $10 more for color background or color logo.

Showings By Appointment www.mallardproperties lawrence.com Call 785-842-1524

List day, time, location, the items in your sale and directions to attract interested buyers. Ad replacement in category NOT guaranteed. Map Code added to Lawrence Garage Sales. Place your ad online at http://www2.ljworld.com/marketplace/classifieds/ or email it to classifieds@ljworld.com 2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, W/D hookups, 2 car with opener. Easy access to I-70. Includes paid cable. Pets under 20 lbs. allowed Call 785-842-2575 www.princeton-place.com

Acreage-Lots

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. $685/mo. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.

3BR, 2 bath, $850/mo. 2BR, 1 bath, $780/mo. Half Off Deposit $300 FREE Rent Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

AVAILABLE NOW!

3BR, 2 or 2.5 bath- 2 car w/openers W/D hookups, FP, major appls. Lawn care & snow removal 785-865-2505 HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 3 Bedroom Townhomes

Rent Special $870/mo

Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! Pet under 60lbs OK! pwc@sunflower.com 785-842-3280 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, garage. 2809 Four Wheel Drive. $795/mo. Available Now. Call 785-766-8888

Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe

LUXURY TOWNHOMES

Move In Specials Call for Details

3BR, 2 story, 2 baths, 2 car garage, 3624 W. 7th, has study, FP, unfinished bsmt, C/A, dw, W/D hooks, 1 pet ok, $1250, 785-841-5797

Baldwin City 3BR, 2bath, full partially finished bsmt, covered deck, rent w/option to buy. owner financed. $850/mo. Baldwin 785-242-4844

Office Space Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

785-841-4785

914 Wellington Lawrence, KS 8 AM to 6 PM Friday and Saturday Table-4 chairs, love seat, end tables, church pew, stereos, printer, Coca-Cola, M&M and other collectibles, desks, baby items, quilting fabrics, sewing machine, baker’s rack, camping stuff, misc. galore

1320 Ranchero Dr. (Off 13th & Monterey)

KIPP’S TREASURES

423B E 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-704-5037 Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures

Furniture Bed frame - full size bed frame, $30.00. Call 785-550-6829. Desk Chair. Hi-Back executive desk chair. Brown suede. Had two years. Excellent cond. $25.00. Please call (785) 865-0191.

Fri & Sat mornings 7:00 -12 noon Beds, chairs, kitchen table, some antiques, dishes, clothes, clothes dryer, coffee tables, kitchen wares, antique claw foot round table, antique 3 ft tall radio, golf clubs andmany other miscellaneous items. 03 0

Sofa -Burgundy Sofa with 2 pillows. $50.00 cash. 785-843-7538

Household Misc. White Mountain electric ice cream freezer, 5qt., $60. Please call 785856-1028

Saturday 9/8

7:30 am to Noon Living room furniture, 32” TV, solid oak waterbed (king), dresser, shelving, bathroom lighting, lots of household and kitchen miscellaneous, men & women clothing, shoes, toys and games. 4

Moving Sale

FRI ONLY! RAIN OR SHINE!!!

Miscellaneous 2 TVs For Sale! 32” GE $25. 19” DAE-WOO. $15. 785-691-7554.

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Garage Sale at 512 Durham Ct. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 from 6:30am to 12:00pm

Lots of summer and winter clothes ranging from toddler girls to adult. Tons of toys!!! Lots of books and CDs for $1 Misc. household items and knicknacks. 35mm Canon SLR camera for $50. Twin mattresses from a clean, non smoking home $10 a piece. Small Treadmill $15 Antique chair $25 2 year old pink stoller/carseat/base $75 or best offer.

GARAGE SALE

Window unit air conditioner, Christmas tree, TV, digital camera, small table, women’s and men’s clothing, household decor, twin bed sheets, and toys.

Garage Sale!

608 Stonegate Ct.

Dining Room table with 4 chairs (padded seats) and hutch, $500. 785-550-6829.

Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 am 308 Stetson Place

OWNER WILL FINANCE 2BR, 2 bath, stove, fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, large storage building. Lawrence. 816-830-2152

Biggest Sale Ever

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3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, quiet location 3709 Shadybrook $880/mo Big Kitchen. 785-842-8428 3BR, 1 bath, W/D hookup, lg fenced yd, 1 car, Move-in incentives, Pets welcome. $900/mo. 785-760-0595

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625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200

Parkway Terrace Apts.

$450/mo 1 BDRM $500/mo 2 BDRM $300 deposit 2340 Murphy Dr. wwww.parkway propertiesks.com (785) 841-1155

19th St

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WEST Community Papers - Lawrence Journal-World (LJW), Tonganoxie Mirror, & Baldwin Signal. EAST Community Papers - Basehor Sentinel, Bonner Springs Chieftain, & Shawnee Dispatch. Ads online also.

Books. The New Book of Knowledge 20 volume set with Index volume and anCAMPUS LOCATIONS! Houses nuals for 1981, 1982. ExcelMins away -Utility Pkg Avail lent cond. $20.00. Arkansas Villas - 3BR/3Bath 3 BR, 2 bath, 2 car, Newer, 785-550-9518 Rollins PL& Briarstone- 2BR I-70, Deerfield School, cul Mackenzie Place- 3 BR de sac. 3016 Winston. Pet Gate, for indoor use, 1008 Emery *785-749-7744 $1150/mo. 785-843-3993 metal, walk through style 3BR — 2323 Yale, 2 story, 2 2-3BR, 1 bath- Clean, yard, with hinged door, tension bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car gar- new appliances, $735/mo. mounted, 30”wide x 34” high, used once, $75. age, no pets. $750/mo. Call +deposit. 785-841-1284 785-749-5692. 785-841-5797 2BR, 1 bath, country home, 2 porches, 1 deck. SE of TV-Video Lawrence. Quiet. 1 Small pet ok. Call 785-838-9009 36” JVC tube television w/ black stand. Works great 3-4BR, 3-1/2 bath homes and in good condition, kids at Candy Lane. 1,900 sq. have been using it for caft., 1 car gar $995/mo. ble and PS3 gaming. $65. Pets ok w/pet deposit. 785-594-5474. Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops www.garberprop.com Bob Billings & Crestline 785-841-4785

Call or see website for current availability. $200 per person deposit No App Fee!

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CHECK OUT OUR GARAGE SALE SPECIALS – UP TO 4 COLUMN INCHES -$29.95, $39.95 OR $49.95

NEWER - LUXURIOUS

VILLAS & TOWNHOMES * 1 BR, 870 sq. ft. Covered Parking * 2 BR, 1,300 sq. ft. * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. 2-Car Garage * Small Pets Accepted

3 Acre Lot, partly wooded, rural subdivision, West Lawrence schools, on pvmt, 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, 2BR, 1 bath, CH, spacious $53,900. 785-841-0250 DW. No pets. $460/mo. bedrooms & LR, privately owned & managed. Call 785-841-5797 Farms-Acreage $600/mo. 785-766-9139 2BR — 1315 E. 25th Terrace, Old farmstead on 6 acres, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, PARKWAY 4000 includes all utils., 3 Morton DW, W/D hookup. No pets. • 2BR, 2 bath avail. Sept. bldgs, 4 lg. barns, silo, stone $480/mo. 785-841-5797 • W/D hookups smoke house. No house. • 2 Car garage w/opener 2BR - 741 Michigan, for fall, • New appls. & carpets Repo, assume owner fi1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, • Maintenance free nancing, no down payment, W/D hookup, full unfin. $975 monthly. 785-554-9663 785-749-2555/785-766-2722 bsmt. 1 pet ok. $730/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

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2BR Cozy, 1 bath, gar, W/D hookups, patio, 937 Essex Court, Lawrence. great local $750/mo. 913-687-2582

W/D, Pool, Small Pet Ok! Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! 3601 Clinton Parkway 785-842-3280 2BR, 2406 Alabama, bldg 10, 1.5 baths, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, $570, no pets, 785-841-5797

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2,3, 5 BRs

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center • Park West Gardens Apts • Park West Town Homes Call for more details 785.840.9467

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Kasold Dr

785.856.7788

2BR, CA, WD hookups, Cul-de-sac, Patio, Lg yard, $625. 1300 Michigan Way. 785-691-7400

Wakarusa Dr

Start at $495 One Bedroom/studio style Pool - Fitness Center - On-Site Laundry - Pet Friendly Water & Trash Paid

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Studios, 1712 W. 5th, all elec, laundry, A/C, off st. pkg, $410, water/cable pd, No pets, 785-841-5797

7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 913 N 1464 Rd. (Near Community Bible Church. Go west on 6th to K-10 then south to N. 1500 Rd. and turn East) Look for sign. Toys - Little Tykes wagon, scooter, snow board, Play Doh set, Legos, Potato Head set, Flying Turtle, hoola hoops, board games, tons of books!, home schooling text books, swimming pools. Coats/clothes/shoes: GIRLS - 6x-teen. BOYS size 7-10. WOMEN: S, M & L. MEN: L, XL. Garden tools: rakes, hand tools, cement planters, 2 Adirondack chairs, chain saw, grilling equipment, gloves. Kitchen/household items - bedding, wool rugs, exterior light fixtures, landscape solar lights, Fall decor, sewing machine, Willow Tree Collectibles, lamps, pillows, picture frames, shelves, Large selection of sterling silver jewelry and sterling silver candle holders. Homemade snickerdoodle cookies too! 05

Garage Sales Annual Killarney Ct. Multi-family garage sale

Saturday, September 8, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM Children’s toys and clothes, furniture. Apple computer components, lots of misc.

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GIGANTIC “WE’RE MOVING “ SALE!

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Crystal & Cut Glass: Vintage set of Meito, hand painted china, (12 ply. settings, minus 3 cups & incl. serving pieces, Other china, including some Limoges, large sets of glasses, old crystal set, plates, silver tea service, WV glass punch bowl w/50 cups, and many other house ware items. House & kitchen; leather swivel desk chair, Hoover vacuum, round maple kitchen table (2 leaves) and 4 chairs, 2 hand made large round & expandable tables, vintage Royal office typewriter, cookbooks, kitchen equipment, 2 lighted Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, large quilting frame, exercise equipment, girls 10-speed bike, Madame Alexander dolls, toys, children’s books, baby crib, stroller, bouncer, safety gates. And a few choice antiques, 3 fur coats, art works, and MUCH MUCH MORE! NO EARLY BIRDS PLEASE! 07

Family Church of Lawrence Benefit Garage Sale All proceeds to benefit the Williams family for medical expenses

3409 W 28th Street Friday & Saturday 7:00-4:00pm.

Pancake Feed/Garage Sale/ Hot Dog Lunch

Saturday 7:00am-4:00pm. All you can eat pancakes 8:00am. to 10:00am. Adult $5.00 per plate Kids 12 & under $3.00 per plate Hot Dog Lunch 10:00am-2:00pm. $2.50

2919 Iris Lane 3 Family Sale If interested in items, call Deb early - for appt. 785-843-7759 Baby swings, toys, Transformers, trucks & cars, fishing eq, baseball eq, kitchenware, Thomas the tank, educational toys, books, videos, & TONS of everything!! Furniture and misc. All brand new merchandise priced to sell. Women’s heels & flip-flops, sun dresses, tank tops, jeans, slacks, sarongs, scarves, black pants, alligator pants, safari hats, sunglasses, leather wallets, mother of pearl necklaces, men’s boat shoes, digital cameras - $50 each, Deli-Pro nice/fork set, USB notebooks and lights, 8 pc. steak knife set, 2pc nickel plated serving tray sets, prices range from $5 -$28 each, most items in the $5-10 price range. 08

HOUSEWARES: VHS movies, sheets, plant pots, Dirt Devil hand vac, curtains, throw pillows, cork board, rocking chair, glass vases. CLOTHES: size 14 women’s clothes, men’s pants (32), maternity clothes. BABY GEAR: Graco Baby Bouncer, Munchkin Duck Bathtub, Graco Snugride 22 Infant carrier with two bases and Graco Snugride stroller, infant activity gym, shopping cart cover, pack n play, breathable crib bumper, receiving blankets, burp rags, bibs, sippies, lots of sleepsacks, brand new nursing cover, new bassinet mattress, Baby K’Tan sling, baby gate. BABY CLOTHES: TONS of girls clothes PRICED TO SELL. 0/3 and 12mo stuff is summery. 6/9 and 18mo stuff is wintery. Shoes, socks, boots, swimsuits. BABY TOYS/BOOKS: board books, plush toys, wood puzzles, Melissa & Doug wooden toys, Fisher Price toys. 08

German beer glasses (collectible), Sofa (like new), Sleeper sofa, Chair, Swivel/Rocking Chair, Dining table and chairs, Dishes, Housewares, Pots and Pans, 1 twin bed frame, 1 full bed frame, Dressers, Dresser with Mirror, Television, Microwave, Toaster oven (like new), Sewing items, Tools, Dust Buster, Coffee Table, PUR Water Dispenser, PUR Water Filters. Everything must go! 07

GARAGE SALE Sat. 9/8, 7:30-2:00, 4804 W. 26th St.

SunflowerClassifieds WorldClassNEK.com

Desktop computer, camp supplies, kids bike, exerciser, PC and PS2 games, 3’x8’ swim pool, toys, board games, DVDs, deer stand, twin headboard, lots of misc.

GARAGE SALE 2828 Meadow Dr. Fri. & Sat. 8:00am-1:00pm.

Garage Sale— Everything Must Go 2551 Crossgate Dr. Lawrence, Saturday, Sept. 8, 7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

BABY SALE 3116 W. 23rd Ter, Lawrence. SATURDAY ONLY, 9/8, 7:00am - 1:00pm.

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Collectibles, household items, furniture, and clothing

3 Generation Garage Sale Sat. only , Sept. 8th 8am-2pm, cash only,

Fri. Sep 7, 8-2 pm. Sat. Sep 8, 8 am-3 pm. Sun. Sep 9, 10 am-?

Saturday, Sept 8th 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. only Lawn & Garden: power mower, 2 trimmers. tree saw, pole trimmer, sprinklers, hoses, extension cords, spreader, Chain saw, leaf blower, many hand tools, trellis, 3 patio furniture sets, patio umbrella & stand, 2 bamboo porch shades, five shop lights, shower doors, & stainless steel, dbl. kitchen sink.

Huge Overstock Sale/ & Daycare Cleaning Out

Lawrence

Do NOT miss this one!

1600 INVERNESS DRIVE (NEAR 15TH &Wakarusa)

comes with up to 4,000 characters

plus a free photo.

Lawrence

818 Avalon Ln. Vintage, collectibles, antiques, household, linens, baskets, men’s & women’s clothing, hats, scarves, purses, jewelry, books, Tamko Ashton brown metal roofing materials, 50’s red mohair chair, complete set of American heritage, vintage perfume bottles (some full), crystal glassware, Canon EOS Rebel G camera, antique fountain pens, antique cig holder in case, old watches, office supplies, Lasko ceramic heater, interesting lamp, books, antique china, Nordic Track and much more!!!!!

Saturday, 8am - 12pm 2905 W. 28th Street

(South of Holcom Rec Center, just off Lawrence Ave.) Breyer horses and stable, Thomas train table, old fishing rods and reels, old unicycle, old RC airplane, old skateboards, old metal toys, old Barbie and other dolls most NIB, old quilts, many old postcards, old photos and paper ephemera, books, children’s and adult clothes, new sunglasses, old plated silver pieces, and lots more!

Garage Sale Deadline For the weekly community newspapers or to get the full Wednesday- Saturday run included in your package place your ad by 3:00PM on Monday

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2349 Ohio St Quilt racks, antique mirror, china, large area rug, bedding, towels, pillows, computer desk, room divider, children’s clothing sizes infant-12 yrs, Ladies clothes 2-XL, Men’s clothing & ties L-XL, seasonal items, books, cook books, childrens books, audio books, Barbie Jeep, snow blower, DVDs, VHS movies, picture frames, dolls, toys, greeting cards, vases, lots of artificial flowers, jewelry, TV, shelving, candles, Baby Arms Reach Co. sleeper, Bumble ride stroller, vintage school desk and much, much more! 17

Girls Clothes, Toys, Furniture and More! Garage Sale Sun, Sept. 9th. 8a.m.-3p.m. 1001 Maine St. Tons of girls clothes Baby to 4T - Name Brands (Old Navy, Gap) Shoes, lots of girls shoes. Fall and winter coats and boots. 2 snow pants. Pack-n-play, Exersaucer, Art table, more baby gear and lots of toys, books, puzzles. Furniture - wicker couch, 50’s table and chairs, dresser, vanity, living room set (perfect for a college student apt), love seat with pullout bed, poker table. Wooden Nordic Track, bed linens, curtains, lg. fish tank with accessories Much More!

Thicker line? Bolder heading? Color background or Logo? Ask how to get these features in your ad TODAY!!

4 House Garage Sale! Saturday 7 - 4 Sunday 9 to 3

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Garage Sale Saturday September 8 th 7:30 a.m. - Noon 5245 Carson Place

Treadmill, garden tools, books, pop bottles & wooden case Crosley radio, flag pole, Woodworking magazines, coffee table, wreaths, home décor, wooden crates, small metal tool box, and much more 18

Moving Sale Friday & Saturday Sept 7th & 8th 3811 Pinnacle

(Take 6th 1 block west of Kasold, then turn right on Sierra, and left on Pinnacle) Tools, washer, dryer, desk, saws, fishing, camping, sporting equipment, table, chairs, desk, gardening tools, books, pictures & LOTS of Misc.

Lawrence-Rural GREAT YARD SALE

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Old Globe Store on 56 HWY.

6 miles west of 59 HWY.

299 E. 550 Road

Overbrook, KS 66524 Friday and Saturday Sept. 7th & 8th 9 a.m. to ?

Lawrence African Violet Club Show & Sale Sunday, Sept. 9th Noon-4PM. Watkins Museum Basement 11th & Mass. St. NEW LOCATION

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Lawrence

10 Trinity Lutheran Church Indoor Flea Market, 1245 New Hampshire, Saturday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m.-12 noon. Just south of South Park & one block east of Mass St. Parking on east side of church. Several families joining to provide a variety of items at their individual tables. Some new, never-used items such as crafts & jewelry. Others gently used, “garage sale” merchandise like kids’ clothes and toys, a child’s wooden play sink (like used in day care), lots of books, household items, small drum, like-new camera cases, & even a “silent auction” for a vintage Midge doll. And who knows what else will come in? Maybe even new ‘as seen on TV” salesman samples! Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Fluidity exercise bar and accessories $150, new 2” tubing front Jeep bumper, saddle stand, craft supplies, collectibles, ramps, floor jack, high-lift jack, household and garage items, picnic table.

Baldwin City Garage Sale Fri. & Sat. 8-? 2001 College St. (West Baldwin) 785-594-2886 Big dog houses, round glass table with 3 matching end tables- 4 pieces of furnture, tire machine, lot of clothes, and much more.

This could be your Garage Sale ad! For $39.95, your ad will run Wednesday- Saturdayin the Lawrence Journal -World as well as the Tonganoxie Mirror and Baldwin Signal weekly newspapers, and all of our online websites. You have up to 45 lines in print! The package includes a box around your ad, a big header and special centering and attention! Just go to: http://www2.ljworld.com/market place/classifieds/ Click on “place an ad” under the blue garage sale box and follow the step by step process!


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Thursday, September 6, 2012: 10-5 Friday, September 7, 2012: 10-5 Saturday, September 8, 2012: 10-5 Furniture: Bedroom Set, Dry Sink, Secretary, Roll Top Desk, Settee, Kitchen Table/Chairs, China Cabinet, Sofa Hand & Power Tools, Trunks, Clarice Cliff China, Goat Cart, Riding Lawn Mower/Trailer, Comics, Political Collection, Gone With The Wind Collection, Wizard Of Oz Doll Set, Dolls, Haviland China, Wicker Porch Set “Great Sale”

Hummer 2008 H3, 4wd, GM certified, running boards, tow package, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, On Star, power equipment, stk#538992 only $19,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2006 Chevrolet Impala Great back to school car for high school or college students. Good gas mileage and plenty of room. $10,191 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

$.50 SALE - EVERYTHING’S $.50 OR LESS UNLESS MARKED OTHERWISE (EXCLUDES FURNITURE) Wednesday - Saturday8 - 2 Daily (Weather Permitting) Hot Tub, Recumbant Bike, Swingset, Halloween costumes School supplies Freezer/Dishwasher, Metal Shelving, TV Stands, Bedroom Furniture/Bedding, Tons of Clothes - Infant thru Adult, Handbags/Shoes, Hunting, Sleeping Bags, Jewelry, Collectibles, Glassware/Dishes, Kitchen Accessories /Pots and Pans, Household Items, Holiday Decorations, DVD/VHS movies, Music CDs, Computer Games, Piano Music, Children’s/Adult Books, Toys/Barbies, Stuffed Animals, Hot Wheels, Boy’s Bicycle, Golf Set/Bag, Golf Shoes, Sports Equipment, Misc. & More

Buick 2011 Lucerne CXL 4 to choose from, starting at $23,845.00 GM certified and includes two years of maintenance, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, and one fantastic ride with surprising gas mileage! Stk#16660. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT, alloy wheels, power equipment, remote start, great gas mileage! Only $11,781.00 stk#159541 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2007 Impala LT, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, remote start, alloy wheels, steering wheels controls. Stk#139161 only $7,850 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2012 Buick Regal Sharp sedan from long time luxury car maker. Low miles and great on gas. Must See. $21,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2006 Ford 500 Limited package with leather and AWD and V-6 engine. Easy to maneuver in bad weather and comfortable ride in all weather. $12,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 Ford 500 SEL package with low miles. V-6 engine with plenty of power in this comfortable cruiser. $11,987 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Thursday, September 6 8AM-6PM Friday, September 7 8AM-6PM Saturday, September 8 8AM-3AM Couch, Matching Loveseat, Leather Recliner with heat and vibrator controls. End Tables. Dishwasher, Electric Range, Brass Hanging Chandelier, Ceiling Fan. Nintendo & games, LP Records, Music Tapes, Movie CDs. Home Decor and Kitchen Items, including Food Processor. Books for everyone. Teachers’ books & supplies. Stihl Gas Weed/ Grass Eater. Lawn Furniture. Baskets. double stroller and children clothes & toys. Good choice of clothes, even some KU shirts. Great choices for everyone. Too many to list. Follow the signs and come by and take a look. “If you miss the sale this week, come by on Thursday Sept. 13, Friday, Sept. 14 & Saturday, Sept. 15, & there will be still a lot of good buys”.

Cadillac 2008 CTS AWD, luxury package, leather heated/cooled seats, ultra sunroof, remote start, Bose sound, On Star, stk#616681 only $25,884.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2006 Impala SS, local trade, low miles, leather heated seats, Bose sound, alloy wheels, power equipment. You won’t find a nicer car than this one! Stk#308471 only $17,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

20833 Brandt Road, Tonganoxie. Sept.7 8, Fri. & Sat. 8-3. Directions:from 24/40 north on Laming,then right on Tonganoxie drive, then north on 207th.(county rd 9). From Leavenworth:Tonganoxie Road off 20th st go east .at 4way stop it will turn into Dempsy, continue going east to 207th St. then south to Brandt. Furniture: Sofa with reclining ends, great condition, large reclining rocker, book shelves, mattress sets, 1 full, 1 queen, coffee table with matching end table, small shelves for walls. Baby accessories including 2 swings, 2 bouncers, 2 carseats, and lots of toys. Some adult clothing, shoes, purses,books. Tools including circular saws, some old. 5 TVs (3-32”, 1-22”, 1-19”) all with remotes in good condition. (not flat screens) TV stands, holiday decor, dishes, glasses, and much misc.

2004 Toyota Camry LE-181K, AT, AC, CD, Cassette, Cruise, 1-owner, Steal at $7,500. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chevrolet 2010 Camaro 2LT, GM certified, leather heated seats, remote start, On Star, Boston premium sound, stk#10451B only $22888.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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1992 Lexus LS400 Affordable Luxury, One owner, Very clean, Loaded, ONLY 82K MILES, V8, Auto trans $8,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Ford 2009 Taurus Limited, leather heated memory seats, alloy wheels, ABS, CD changer, very nice! Stk#15708 only $17,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS-69K, AT, CD, Cruise, Keyless Entry, OnStar, 2-owner, Steal at $13,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Hyundai 2011 Accent GLS, power equipment, steering wheel controls, great commuter car! Stk#19070 only $13,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2002 Mazda ProtegeWell below average miles at only 63k, Well maintained Local trade, Automatic, 4cyl, Good MPG $9,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Chevrolet 2009 Malibu LT one owner, V6, leather heated seats, ABS, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, very nice! Stk#333191 only $13,715. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2005 Pontiac G6 3.5L, V6 Remote keyless entry, Clean Carfax, 98,386 miles $9,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2009 Hyundai Sonata Certified! Warranty until 2019 or 100k miles, Currently has 42k miles, V6, $13,900 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Chevrolet 1970 Chevelle SS LS5 454/360HP, asking $7000, AC, Automatic, low miles, contact me at dixon9h@msn.com or 913-416-1424. 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2-122K, AT, Cruise, Moon, CD Changer, Lots of Records, 1-owner, Nice $7,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chrysler 2008 PT Cruiser Touring. Nice Cool Vanilla color, low miles, NO accident history, and great gas mileage from the 4 cyl. automatic. Extremely nice late model car for under $10,000. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-8 856-6100 24/7 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dodge 2010 Challenger SE V6, alloy wheels, ABS, power equipment, very nice! Stk#18493 only $22,815. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Infiniti 2003 FX45 1-owner, well-maintained, 98,700 miles, AWD, leather, sunroof. Premium sound. $15,700.00. 785-550-0504.

2005 Toyota Corolla CE-136K, AT, AC, CD, Tinted Windows, Power Doors, 3-owner, Clean $8,500 . View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Cars-Imports

2011 Ford Fiesta Hatchback with extra cargo room and great gas mileage. CARFAX 1-owner. $16,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Acura 2004 MDX AWD, heated leather seats, Bose sound, navigation, alloy wheels, sunroof, all the luxury without the price, only $12,845. stk#153911 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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1987 Suzuki Intruder 700, cobra pipes, mustang seat, custom adjustable shocks, newer tires, chrome everywhere, light bar, custom tail light, floorboards, windshield and much more. Serviced in spring at Kaw Valley Industrial including new battery. Low miles, over 60 mpg. 3.2 gallon tank. 816-217-7850. Wellsville Ks. $2850

Sport Utility-4x4

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Toyota 2008 4Runner Limited 4WD, running boards, alloy wheels, navigation, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, very nice!! Stk#126111 only $25,986 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2002 Cadillac Escalade Base Leather, Automatic with 112,683 miles, AWD in Black, Nice quality SUV and only $12,500! Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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2007 Mini Cooper Convertible Great little gas saver! 6 speed M/T with Overdrive in Blue with soft top. Low miles at 63,473. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ package with captain’s chairs and rear entertainment system. Sunroof, leather, price slashed. $23,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2002 Volvo S80 2.9, sedan with sunroof. Steal at $7,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Crossovers

2008 Ford Edge SEL with leather and power seats. Local trade in and very clean. $19,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Red, Very clean, Alloy wheels, 97k miles, Auto trans, $10,500 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Jaguar 2007 S type AWD 3.0, very nice! Alloy wheels, leather, sunroof, discover luxury without the luxury price! Stk#19206A3 only $13,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

The Selection

RV

2005 Toyota Corolla Local trade, Very clean, 62k miles, Manual trans, White, $10,000 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Volkswagen 2010 Jetta Limited FWD, V6, automatic, leather sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#18500 only $17,815 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Infiniti 2004 G35 coupe, auto, heated/PS, silver w/blk leather, sunroof, Bose Audio, premium pkg w/rear spoiler, Homelink traction control, just serviced, ext. warranty, CARFAX, 61K, mint, $16,500/offer. 785-843-8006 785-393-7494

Electric battery powered adult bicycle. Range up to 20 miles, 30 mph on one charge. Excellent cond. $300. 785-691-6719

2010 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT package with AWD, leather seats, and back-up camera. Priced very low. $23,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2004 Mazda 6s Very clean garage kept Mazda 6. Well maintained 140k miles V6- 3.0L DOHC with 5-speed automatic trans Front Wheel Drive w/Traction Control Sport Package 4-wheel ABS Keyless Entry AM/FM w/CD Alloy Wheels w/new tires $7400/offer Call 785-760-2185

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Chevrolet 2012 Traverse LT, AWD, room for 8, remote start, heated seat, power equipment, stk#10560A only $25,977. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Low miles with gas saving 4-cylinder engine. Excellent mid-size sedan and a great color. $16,500 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Genuine 2008 Stella 150cc Scooter with Cozy Sidecar. This is a 2 cycle with 4 speed transmission. Great around town vehicle. No worries about sand, oil or water on the road with 3 wheels!!! Daily driver to school, starts everytime!! www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Comes with lap cover for 2003 TOYOTA Corolla LE cold weather and half case oil. $4800/offer. 182K Highway Miles, Silver, of Well Maintained, Tinted 785-218-4772 Windows, Cruise Control, New Tires, Photo is Available Online, $4600. Price is Negotiable, Very Nice Car! Call 785-727-9389 2007 Toyota Camry XLE Nice, clean sedan with leather and 102,600 miles. Just getting broken in! Only $15,000. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2006 Hyundai Azera Ltd. Comfort and luxury describe this all leather sedan with 45,961 miles, Black w/beige interior. Only $13,888! Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Chevrolet 1968 Camaro SS Price $8,200. Get in touch with me at: esthertevez@gmail.com for more information

Chevrolet 2000 Corvette, targa roof, heads up display, manual, leather memory seats, alloy wheels, V8, low miles, sweet! Stk#15617A only $21,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Nissan Murano SL AWD-97K, AT, CD, Dual Zone AC, Cruise, CD Changer, 2-owner, Clean $15,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

1999 Lexus ES300, luxury sport sedan, 4dr. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Bicycles-Mopeds

2001 Winnebago Rialta 22 QD. $24,900. TV, microwave, fridge, bath, dinette, generator. Beds - one double, one twin, 68,340 miles. Great for tailgating! 785-841-8481

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Hyundai 2011 Elantra GLS save thousands over new! Great rates and payments are available! Stk#11530 only $15,9974. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Care-ServicesSupplies Training Classes - Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club, 6 wks. $75. Enroll online, or call www.ljkc.com 785-842-5856

2002 Lexus ES 300 Fully loaded, Leather seats, Power front seats, Moon roof, Heated seats, Very clean 152,205 miles $8,200 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Hyundai Elantra GLS Certified! Warranty until 2020 or 100k miles, 20k miles, Local trade, Automatic $13,988 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence Chevrolet 2011 Aveo LT, power equipment, sunroof, leather, fantastic gas mileage, GM certified, stk#19399 only $13,727 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2004 Mazda 6 Sport Wagon S-94K, AT, CD Changer, Cruise, Bose Sound, 3-owner, Rare $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Tonganoxie Garage/ Moving Sale

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Motorcycle-ATV

SUPER GARAGE SALE

(Turn on Cornell from East Morse (Resthome Corner), One block south to Murphy, Two Blocks east on Murphy.Watch for signs.)

Honda 2008 Accord EXL, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, navigation, XM radio, one owner, stk#365121 only $18,733. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Lincoln 2008 MKX AWD, leather heated & cooled seats, ultra sunroof, premium wheels, fantastic luxury! Stk#682081 only $22,815 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2006 Toyota Avalon XLS Silver Pine Metallic with 62,864 miles, Nice, dependable sedan. Just $17,500. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Honda 2006 Element Ex-P. Local Trade, Nighthawk Black, appearance package and all wheel Drive! One owner since 10k miles. Dealer serviced. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Bonner Springs

708 Murphy Bonner Springs.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 7B Crossovers

Saab 2003 9-3 convertible. Nice clean car, clean history, FUN to drive, top down or top up! Only 78K miles. Silver with gray leather, automatic. Seats four! “Sale $7995” See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2002 Honda Accord EX-118K, AT, Leather, Moonroof, CD Changer, 2-owner, Save $8,200. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Cars-Imports

Kia 2011 Forte EX FWD, 4cyl, automatic, great commuter car! Power equipment, cruise control, XM radio, steering wheel controls, stk#10246, only $13,886. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2010 Ford Fusion SE -88K, AT, Cruise, CD Changer, Keyless Entry, 2-owner, Wow $12,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Cars-Domestic

BASEHOR GARAGE SALE 16826 Sheehan Rd. (Honey Creek Subdivision, 166th & State Ave.)

Cars-Imports

Ford 2000 Mustang. ONE owner. NO accident beautiful Mustang. Bright white with clean tan interior! Great condition, looks and runs super. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

“A CLASS ACT” Estate Sale 17268 State Ave Basehor, KS 66007

Cars-Imports

Premium selected automobiles Specializing in Imports www.theselectionautos.com 785-856-0280 “We can locate any vehicle you are looking for.” Need an apartment? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

Nissan 2003 Maxima SE. Super condition, last year of great body style. Moonroof, platinum color, leather, and CLEAN. 6 speed. Higher miles, runs super. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2005 Honda CR-V EX SE 4WD-127K, AT, CD Changer, Leather Heated Seats, Moonroof, 2-owner, Save $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Nissan 2000 Quest SE white (170,000 miles) Loaded, looks nice & runs great, must see. Front & rear A/C, gray leather, alloy wheels, AM/FM w/rear contl $4,995. 913-620-5000 Nissan 2001 Sentra. 124,000 miles. Car serviced regularly. Tires purchased 2yrs ago. $1000/offer. Baldwin City. Call Nick @ 620-921-5531 for appt. Serious Inquiries Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2012 Ford Escape V6 power and automatic transmission. Power equipment and CD player. Last year of this Escape before the new generation. It’s a good deal, you should take it. $22,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000. Hyundai 2011 Santa Fe GLS FWD, V6, power equipment, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, keyless remote, stk#19890 only $18,598 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! All packages include AT LEAST 7 days online, 2 photos online, 4000 chracters online, and one week in top ads.


8B FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

BUSINESS Accounting

Caroline H. Eddinger, CPA, LLC Tax Services Business Consulting QuickBooks Support lawrencemarketplace .com/eddinger-cpa (785) 550-4149

Adult Care Provided Loving Caregiver Are you in need of a caregiver to maintain your quality of life? 20yrs. exp. Prof. refs. Call Yvonne 785-393-3066

Carpets & Rugs

CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete Repair Specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways, Waterproofing, Basement, Crack repair 888-326-2799 Toll Free

FACTORYDIRECT INVENTORY BUY-OUT!

Decorative & Regular Drives, Walks & Patios Custom Jayhawk Engraving Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

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

Famous Brand Overstocks

CARPET Stain-Resistant Styles! VINYL Rolls & Planks! LAMINATE Wood & Tile Designs!

Auctioneers BILL FAIR AND COMPANY AUCTIONEERS SINCE 1970 800-887-6929

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 bryantcollisionrepair@msn.com. lawrencemarketplace.com/ bryant-collision-repair Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

Concrete

CERAMIC TILE Many Sizes & Styles! CARPET TILE 19”x19” Heavy-Duty! REMNANTS Carpet, Vinyl, Tile, Laminate. All Sizes! ALL KINDS OF FLOORING From only

NOW from 69c sq ft! Many priced

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

Electrical

Installer-Direct Plan saves you even MORE on professional, installation!

See what’s new and on sale at www.FloorTraderLawrence.com

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

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

Tires, Alignment, Brakes, A/C, Suspension Repair Financing Available 785-841-6050 1828 Mass. St lawrencemarketplace.com/ 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 lawrencemarketplace.com/ westside66

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

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ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com Concrete, Block & Limestone Wall Repair, Waterproofing Drainage Solutions Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Garage Doors

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

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of: Deck Drywall Siding Replacement Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors & Trim Commercial Build-out Build-to-suit services Fully Insured 22 yrs. experience

913-488-7320 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 lawrencemarketplace.com/ jtconstruction

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 785-925-0803 gwbrown52@sunflower.com www.winston-brown.com Licensed & Insured

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

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Placing an ad...

IT’S

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Employment Services NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Guttering Services

Janitorial Services Business-Commercial-Industrial Housecleaning Carpet Cleaning Tile & Grout Cleaning The “Greener Cleaner” Locallly Owned Since 1983 Free Estimates

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Chim-Chiminee Sweeps & Air Duct Services Fireplaces, w/b stoves, inserts, air ducts, dryer vents cleaned. Over 25 yrs exp. No-Mess, Free est. 913-724-1957

Housecleaner

Honest & Dependable Free estimate, References Call Linda 785-691-7999

Residential Commercial Prof. Window Cleaning Post Construction Gutters • Power Washing Sustainable Options lawrencemarketplace.com/ hawkwash Free Est. 785-749-0244

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

Insurance

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

Eagles Lodge

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

Financial

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Heating & Cooling

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation lawrencemarketplace.com/ lml “Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 lawrencemarketplace.com/ rivercityhvac

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

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

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HIRING?

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

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Stress Free for you and your pet.

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Plumbing

Complete Roofing

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

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Precision Plumbing

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New Construction Service & Repair Commercial & Residential FREE ESTIMATES Licensed & Insured

Moving-Hauling

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

Taking Care of Lawrence’s Plumbing Needs for over 40 Years (785) 841-2112 lawrencemarketplace.com/ kastl

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

Music Lessons PIANO LESSONS

Learn to play 30-50 songs in the first year with Simply Music! Keys of Joy 785-331-8369 Karla’s Konservatory 785-865-4151

A. B. Painting & Repair

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

A. F. Hill Contracting Call a Specialist!

Real Estate Services

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

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

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Tree/Stump Removal Realty Executives - Hedges Joy Neely 785-371-3225 www.happyhomehunters.com

Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 lawrencemarketplace.com/ recyclecenter Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

Repairs and Services

We are the area exclusive exterior only painters. Insured. Free est. call for $300discount

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 www.budgettreeservicekc.com

Chris Tree Service

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

Kansas Tree Care.com

Trimming, removal, & stump grinding by Lawrence locals Certified by Kansas Arborists Assoc. since 1997 “We specialize in preservation and restoration” Ins. & Lic. visit online 785-843-TREE (8733)

Utility Trailers

785-841-3689 anytime

Inside - Out Painting Service

EAGLE TRAILER CO.

Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof?

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

Mold/Mildew on your house?

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Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake? Mobile Enviro-Wash 785-842-3030

Manufacturing Quality Flatbed Trailers 20 years SALES SERVICE PARTS WE SELL STEEL WELDING SERVICES (785) 841-3200

Window Installation/Service Martin Windows & Doors

Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks Kate, 785-423-4464 www.kbpaintingllc.com

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Best Deal

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Professional Service with a Tender Touch

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

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Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

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Dear Annie: My older sister, “Susie,” is 33 and has been receiving financial support from my parents for more than a decade. They give her money outright and also pay her car insurance, health insurance and other bills. Susie does not work. She’s in a master’s program, but it is unclear whether she will finish. My mother believes she needs to help Susie, as she has had mental illness issues throughout her adulthood. I am not upset that Susie is receiving money from my parents. It also doesn’t bother me that I am not likely to receive similar assistance. But I worry that my parents are giving Susie no reason to finish her degree or pursue a job. I consider it enabling. On several occasions, Susie has maxed out her credit cards, and my mother paid those off. My parents do not have

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the money to continue doing this. Is it appropriate to speak with them about this? — A Sister Who Doesn’t Know What To Do Dear Sister: We don’t know the extent of Susie’s “mental illness issues” and whether or not she is capable of holding down a job or finishing her degree. Your parents believe they need to help her until she can support herself, and that pursuing a master’s degree will allow her to find gainful employment. We hope they

Networks join in cancer fight Networks cast aside competition for an hour to co-broadcast the annual special “Stand Up to Cancer ’12” (7 p.m., ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, HBO, ION, LMN, Showtime, Starz, TBS, VH1). Look for speeches, anecdotes and pleas for contributions and action from celebrity presenters, including show producer Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Seth Rogen. Musical guests include Alicia Keys, Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Coldplay (via remote from Sweden). The “Stand Up” charity promises that 100 percent of all public donations will go directly to cancer research.

“Great Performances” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) presents “Paul McCartney’s Live Kisses,” a documentary look at the former Beatle’s visit to the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles, where he recorded an album of musical standards from the first half of the 20th century. The “Live Kisses” concert captures McCartney singing such chestnuts as “Home,” ‘‘More I Cannot Wish You,” ‘‘Always,” ‘‘Bye Bye Blackbird” and “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter.” McCartney’s return to Capitol is both fitting and ironic. When Capitol Records distributed the Beatles’ records in the United States, the band’s unprecedented popularity all but eclipsed the label’s roster of more established artists, including Nat King Cole, who recorded American standards. Furthermore, the success of singer-songwriters like McCartney, John Lennon and Bob Dylan ushered in an era when it became all but mandatory for popular artists to sing their own material instead of interpreting the work of professional lyricists and composers, as did Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald and other artists in the pre-Beatles era. That said, McCartney’s “Kisses” is hardly the first album of old standards by a once popular rock, pop or country star. In fact, these efforts have become a common midcareer or late-career pit stop, just one step removed from recording a Christmas album.

Tonight’s other highlights

Kane purges his political machine on “Boss” (8 p.m., Starz).

A grandmother has a black widow’s touch on “Deadly Women” (10 p.m., ID).

“Lewis Black: In God We Rust” (11 p.m., Comedy Central) presents the “Daily Show” contributor’s caustic take on social and political matters.

BIRTHDAYS Singer Gloria Gaynor is 63. Rock singer Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) is 61. Actress Julie Kavner is 61. Actor Corbin Bernsen is 58. Actor Michael Emerson is 58. Pianist Michael Feinstein is 56. Model-actress Angie Everhart is 43. Actor Tom Everett Scott is 42. Actress Shannon Elizabeth is 39. Actress Evan Rachel Wood is 25.

are right. While you do not get to decide how your parents spend their money, you can bring up this subject and ask whether they have made arrangements for Susie’s care after they are gone. Dear Annie: I have been married for 20 years to the youngest of seven siblings. Whenever a niece or nephew has married or had children, the aunts (myself included) have given a shower. The problem is, I’m never asked. I’m just told. Once, I didn’t even know until I received an invitation with my name listed. Am I crazy to think that my husband’s sisters should ask whether I’m interested in hosting a shower? I’m expected to make food, clean up and share expenses, but never given the opportunity to give any input. The few times I tried, I was completely ignored. To make matters worse, my husband’s family be-

lieves they need to invite a huge number of people, which means a hall must be rented and the total cost becomes prohibitive. We have a congenial but not close relationship with his siblings. How do I get the point across that I don’t want to be a hostess without completely offending the family? — Unwilling in Nebraska Dear Nebraska: We won’t get into the etiquette of family members hosting a shower or having one so large that you must rent a hall. They aren’t likely to pay attention to those things. Find a time when there are no upcoming events scheduled to talk to the sister-in-law with whom you are closest. Ask them sweetly to please consult you before assuming you will take on these responsibilities. (You may need to remind them more than once.)

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could have difficulty staying on task, especially if it has to do with anything except the upcoming weekend. You need time off from your routine to continue being creative and vibrant. Tonight: Be a wild thing. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  If you can stay close to home and do what you enjoy, most certainly make those plans. An offer comes to you as a result of your own positive attitude. Tonight: Order in. Get cozy. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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UNIVERSAL CROSSWORD 9/7

GRADUAL SUCCESS By David Zithersby

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker September 7, 2012

ACROSS 1 Installed, as carpet 5 Horror 9 Microfilm sheet 14 In times past 15 “Green Gables” girl 16 Corbeled-out window JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS jacquelinebigar.com 17 Superimposed For Friday, Sept. 7: errands. A partner or associate seems 18 Swimmer’s This year you tend to overthink. to be in another world; therefore, you slot You could let that habit run rampant must run with the ball on your own. 19 Started from scratch in your life, but know that talking Tonight: A force to be dealt with. 20 Part of a and thinking will prevent you from Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) pianist’s feeling. If you are single, you could  Keep reaching out for studies meet someone who also overthinks. others whom you care about enor- 23 Suffix with If you are attached, you relate far mously. Your creativity emerges “ethyl” or “methyl” better, as you both commit to a with someone who often touches 24 Plum mutual interest. your daily life. Tonight: Read bepudding The Stars Show the Kind of Day tween the lines. ingredient You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) 25 One on the way up? 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult HHHHH You work best on a oneAries (March 21-April 19) on-one level with others right now. 27 Stickball venue,  You have a lot to say, When in groups, you might not be usually and others seem to listen carefully. able to express what you are think- 30 Black Hawk part A gesture is well-intended, but ing. Tonight: Talk over munchies. 32 “Caught unfortunately it results in confusion Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) and uproar. Tonight: Catching up on  You might want to rethink 33 you!” Quartet a friend’s news. plans, especially as the apple of your minus one Taurus (April 20-May 20) eye makes a significant gesture 35 Poke fun  You might wonder what toward you. You might decide to take 39 Learn through you need to do in order to secure a off for a special weekend out of the trying relationship or situation. The issue is blue. Tonight: Do the unexpected. different not how to handle the discomfort in Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) things 43 “Wake Up your favor, but how to root out your  Your focus remains on Little ___” insecurity. Tonight: Your treat. finishing tasks, despite distractions. of Gemini (May 21-June 20) You will enjoy the weekend far more 44 Bit medicine  You are capable of and have a better time. Tonight: Do 45 Drivel beaming in exactly what you want. what comes naturally. 46 Added cold protection Do not let someone add confusion Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) 48 Barnyard and throw you off your mission.  Try as you might, you

Tonight: All smiles. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You might feel out of kilter. You cannot change how you feel, but you could decide to spend less time around people who could be quite dominating. Tonight: Vanish ... hopefully for a good reason. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Listen to friends and/ or associates. You will get many different perspectives. Tonight: Time for fun. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Take charge and clear out

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enclosure 51 Chess move 54 ___ no good (scheming) 55 “What was ___ think?” 56 AA feature 62 Projections from a hub 64 What a band may have planned 65 Account 66 Gold-rush purchase 67 Legally qualified 68 Tied 69 Famous spokescow 70 Coveted role 71 Far from frowsy DOWN 1 Potting soil 2 Prefix for “freeze” 3 Clickable desktop image 4 Kick out of office 5 High voice 6 Pass, as a law 7 Role for Jodie Foster 8 React to a punch, maybe 9 “Truly,” old-style 10 More than displeasure 11 “Hard” apple drink 12 “Book of Songs” author Heinrich 13 Person to

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SPORTS

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SCOREBOARD Kingsmill Championship BMW Championship

Thursday At Crooked Stick Golf Club Course Carmel, Ind. Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,497; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round Webb Simpson 33-31—64 Bo Van Pelt 31-33—64 Rory McIlroy 32-32—64 Graham DeLaet 32-32—64 Tiger Woods 33-32—65 Vijay Singh 34-31—65 Ryan Palmer 32-34—66 Ryan Moore 34-32—66 Luke Donald 34-32—66 Jimmy Walker 34-33—67 Zach Johnson 35-32—67 Robert Garrigus 33-34—67 Justin Rose 32-35—67 Rickie Fowler 34-33—67 Ben Crane 34-33—67 Ian Poulter 36-32—68 Adam Scott 33-35—68 Kyle Stanley 34-34—68 Matt Every 35-33—68 Chris Kirk 35-33—68 Seung-Yul Noh 34-34—68 Graeme McDowell 33-35—68 Lee Westwood 34-34—68 Louis Oosthuizen 35-33—68 Dustin Johnson 36-32—68 Steve Stricker 33-35—68 Ernie Els 34-34—68 Geoff Ogilvy 33-35—68 Jim Furyk 33-36—69 Phil Mickelson 33-36—69 Matt Kuchar 35-34—69 Sergio Garcia 37-32—69 David Hearn 34-35—69 Tom Gillis 35-34—69 Kevin Stadler 35-34—69 Bud Cauley 35-34—69 Bubba Watson 35-34—69 Brandt Snedeker 36-33—69 Martin Laird 35-34—69 Charl Schwartzel 35-34—69 Ben Curtis 36-34—70 John Senden 35-35—70 John Huh 35-35—70 Hunter Mahan 34-36—70 Nick Watney 33-37—70 Padraig Harrington 35-35—70

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Thursday At Kingsmill Resort, River Course Williamsburg, Va. Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,384; Par: 71 (36-35) Partial First Round Note: Play was suspended and will be completed today. Jiyai Shin 32-30—62 Paula Creamer 30-35—65 Maria Hjorth 33-32—65 Azahara Munoz 33-32—65 Beatriz Recari 33-32—65 Jennifer Johnson 36-30—66 Christina Kim 35-31—66 Mika Miyazato 32-34—66 Jennifer Song 33-33—66 Isabelle Beisiegel 35-32—67 Chella Choi 34-33—67 Katie Futcher 34-33—67 Julieta Granada 36-31—67 Natalie Gulbis 34-33—67 Danielle Kang 35-32—67 Amelia Lewis 34-33—67 Catriona Matthew 33-34—67 Ai Miyazato 36-31—67 Gerina Piller 33-34—67 Hee Kyung Seo 35-32—67 Karin Sjodin 34-33—67 Lexi Thompson 34-33—67 Tanya Dergal 34-34—68 Jodi Ewart 35-33—68 Mitsuki Katahira 34-34—68 Candie Kung 35-33—68 Ilhee Lee 34-34—68 Paola Moreno 33-35—68 Hee Young Park 34-34—68 Nicole Castrale 36-33—69 Laura Diaz 34-35—69 Sandra Gal 36-33—69 Lorie Kane 33-36—69 Haeji Kang 36-33—69 P.K. Kongkraphan 36-33—69 Jennie Lee 36-33—69 Meena Lee 32-37—69 Stacy Lewis 34-35—69 Becky Morgan 36-33—69 Angela Oh 36-33—69 Pornanong Phatlum 37-32—69 Samantha Richdale 34-35—69 Angela Stanford 35-34—69 Irene Cho 37-33—70 Mi Jung Hur 35-35—70 Karine Icher 36-34—70 Stephanie Louden 35-35—70

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U.S. Open

Thursday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Janko Tipsarevic (8), Serbia, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Juan Martin del Potro (7), Argentina, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4.

High School

Junior Varsity Thursday at Olathe East OLATHE EAST 9, LAWRENCE 3 Singles 1. Dorcas Thiam, lost, 8-2 2. Lauren Schulteis, lost, 6-2 3. Payton Smith, won, 8-5 4. Betsy Smoot, lost, 8-6 5. Kelli Sturm, lost, 6-1 6. Isis Miranda, lost, 8-0 7. Marti Urbinati, lost, 8-3 8. Morgan Davidson, lost, 8-0 Doubles 1. Thiam/Hacker lost, 8-2 2. Schulteis/Smith won, 8-6 3. Smoot/Sturm won, 8-2 4. Miranda/Urbinati lost, 8-2 Next for LHS: Saturday at Emporia

NFL

Wednesday’s Game Dallas 24, N.Y. Giants 17 Sunday’s Games Indianapolis at Chicago, noon Jacksonville at Minnesota, noon Miami at Houston, noon New England at Tennessee, noon Washington at New Orleans, noon Atlanta at Kansas City, noon Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, noon St. Louis at Detroit, noon

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Philadelphia at Cleveland, noon Seattle at Arizona, 3:25 p.m. San Francisco at Green Bay, 3:25 p.m. Carolina at Tampa Bay, 3:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Denver, 7:20 p.m. Monday’s Games Cincinnati at Baltimore, 6 p.m. San Diego at Oakland, 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 13 Chicago at Green Bay, 7:20 p.m.

College

SOUTH Georgetown, Ky. 34, Faulkner 20 Tennessee Tech 42, North Greenville 14 MIDWEST Cincinnati 34, Pittsburgh 10 N. Michigan 24, Wis.-Lacrosse 6

High School

SM East 30, Olathe North 7 Topeka West 35, KC Washington 20 Wichita East 27, Wichita West 22

High School

Sophomores Thursday at Overland Park Free State 34, SM West 0 FSHS scoring: Nyle Anderson 5 run, 5 run; Carson Bowen 70 pass from Anderson; Joe Lane 30 run; Joel Spain 80 pass from Anderson; Caston Coleman two two-point conversions. FSHS highlights: Cooper Karlin fumble recover, interception; Spain interception. FSHS record: 2-0. Next for FSHS: Thursday vs. Olathe South. Freshmen Thursday at Free State Free State 30, SM West 28 FSHS scoring: Bryce Tornaden 48 run; Sam Skwarlo 29 run, 22 run; Lewis 12 pass from Tornaden; Darian Lewis two two-point conversion passes from Tornaden; Drew Tochtrop two-point conversion pass from Tornaden. FSHS highlights: Tornaden interception; Sam Fanshier, Paul Bittenger cited for defensive play; FSHS record: 2-0. Next for FSHS: Thursday at Olathe South.

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Middle School

Thursday at Central Central 20, K.C. Turner 6 Central scoring: Kendrick Atkins 40 run, 50 run, 10 run; Atkins two-point conversion run. Central highlights: B.J. Murray, Azariah Lebrun, Ethan Foley, Kevin Nichols cited for offensive and defensive play. Central record: 1-0. Next for Central: Thursday at Leavenworth Warren.

BASEBALL FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS-Re-signed CB Dominique Franks. Waived WR Tim Toone. OAKLAND RAIDERS-Signed WR Derek Hagan. Waived CB Coye Francies. COLLEGE AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE-Named Jared Hager director of strategic media. FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON-Promoted Jonathan Buchman, to men’s and women’s tennis coach. FORDHAM-Promoted David Duke to associate head men’s basketball coach. MEMPHIS-Named Stacy Martin senior associate athletic director for finance and business operations. RICE-Announced junior basketball C Omar Oraby will transfer. SMU-Named Matt Roberts deputy director of athletics.

College

Thursday at Baldwin City Baker def. William Woods, 25-18, 21-25, 25-11, 25-17 Baker highlights: Savannah Smith, Crystal Simon 15 kills each; Danielle French 14 kills; Jana Boss 42 assists, 15 digs. Baker record: 5-4.

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High School

Thursday at Topeka De Soto def. Highland Park, 25-12, 25-9; DeSoto def. Topeka West, 25-19, 25-21; De Soto def. K.C. Metro, 25-14, 25-10. Thursday at Kansas City (Kan.) Piper Spring Hill def. Ottawa, 24-26, 28-26, 25-23; Ottawa def. Osawatomie, 16-25, 27-25, 25-20; Ottawa def. Piper, 25-16, 25-22 Junior Varsity Thursday at Lawrence High Lawrence def. SM West, 25-21, 25-23; Lawrence def. SM South, 26-24, 25-15; Olathe Northwest def. Lawrence, 25-17, 25-15. LHS highlights: MaKayla Wagner 11 kills; Kari Karnes 5 aces. LHS record: 2-4.

MLS

Thursday’s Games Houston 1, Real Salt Lake 0 Saturday’s Games Chivas USA at Seattle FC, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 Chicago at Toronto FC, 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 Houston at Sporting K.C., 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

College

Thursday at Kansas City, Mo. UMKC 2, Baker 1 Baker goal: Austin Shiney (Andrew Miller assist). Baker record: 0-3-1. Next for Baker: Wednesday vs Park U. at Baker.

WNBA

Thursday’s Games Seattle 101, Tulsa 74 Today’s Games Phoenix at Connecticut, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Washington, 6 p.m. Chicago at New York, 6:30 p.m. Atlanta at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Indiana at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado Only 3800 miles and 4x4 with V8 power. Great looking truck. Must see. $28,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2007 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4x4 with the 3.7L I5 engine. Automatic with low mileage. A really great truck you must see. $16,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 Ford Ranger Super Cab 4x4, Manual transmission, Air conditioning, Rear step bumper, 65,704 miles $16,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2008 Ford F-350 Loads for power from this 6.4L Powerstroke. Lariat package with leather and navigation. CARFAX 1-owner bought from us and traded back in. $33,395 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2012 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4, Like new with a lot of factory warranty left. $34,395 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Dodge 2003 Ram 3500 SLT Diesel, crew cab, running boards, chrome alloy wheels. This is a very nice looking truck and only $18,844. Dale Willey stk#330942 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2012 Chevrolet Silverado Work truck with the V6 that saves on gas. Long bed and really low miles. $19,380 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2010 Ford F-150 One owner with factory 20” wheels. 5.4L Triton power and 4x4. Sharp truck. $31,775 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty van with V8 power. 15 passenger with dual DVD players and navigation. Hard to find. $15,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned.

Chrysler 2008 Town & Country, one owner, power sliding doors, leather heated seats, quad seating, DVD, alloy wheels, stk#358361 only $$18,841. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2001 Honda Odyssey EX-153K, AT, AC, CD, Leather, Power Doors, 2-owner, Save $7,500 . View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Lot 12, Block 1, in DEERFIELD WOODS SUBDIVISION NO. 2, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 2900 Winston Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049 (the “Property”) and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 11th day of October, 2012, in the District Court of Douglas County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (147671) ________

Nissan 2008 Quest 3.5 SL fwd, power sliding door, steering wheel controls, power equipment, stk#652591 only $17,426. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World September 7, 2012) NOTICE OF LANDLORD’S INTENTION TO SELL OR OTHERWISE DISPOSE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

Pontiac 2006 Montana EXT SV6. Nice loaded family van in nice navy blue with clean gray cloth. DVD, dual sliding doors, rear air, new tires, and MUCH more. Clean mini-van. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6 6100 24/7

The Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority, the owner of property located at 2125 Clinton Parkway, #230, Lawrence, Kansas, hereby gives notice that personal property left behind by Lisa Weimer at the above stated address shall be disposed of on October 5, 2012, said property having the following description: dishes, CDs, clothing, entertainment center, TV, coffeepot, microwave, loveseat, 2 occasional tables, 2 lights, dolls, ottoman, stereo, dresser, modular storage chest, phone, bed w/bedding, silverware, alarm clock, Lawrence shoes, pictures, food, miscellaneous sundries and (First published in the Law- personal items. rence Daily Journal-World ________ August 31, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

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Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. Lucy M. Turner; Asrie

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Lawrence Journal-World 09-07-12  

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