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Federal judge refuses to block abortion insurance law By Roxana Hegeman Associated Press

WICHITA — A federal judge refused Thursday to block a new Kansas law restricting insurance coverage for abortions, saying opponents failed to prove their claim that legislators’ real intent was to create obstacles for women seeking abortions.

The law prohibits insurance companies from offering abortion coverage as part of general health plans, except when a woman’s life is at risk. Patients who want abortion coverage must buy supplemental policies, known as riders, covering only abortion. The ruling means that women seeking an abortion

in Kansas will need to law’s true intent was buy a rider or pay for to impose an unconthe procedure out-ofstitutional burden on pocket if their insurabortion seekers, and ance policies are new asked that the law be or were renewed after put on hold during the the law took effect court fight. July 1. U.S. District Judge COURTS The American Civil Wesley Brown reLiberties Union sued the state jected the request, saying the in August, arguing that the ACLU didn’t provide evidence

that the law “actually has the effect of creating a substantial obstacle to obtaining abortions.” The ACLU also claimed the law was discriminatory because men can buy a general health plan for all their reproductive needs, but Brown said the group failed to show a likelihood of prevailing on that claim, too.

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Theatre Lawrence exceeds $6.2M goal By Chad Lawhorn

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CREWS WITH KISSICK CONSTRUCTION CO., of Kansas City, Mo., continue to dig a deep hole below the Kansas River as they work Wednesday on a new $25 million hydroelectric power plant on the north bank of the Kansas River. Construction is expected to take about two years to complete. The plant will operate in conjunction with the plant that Bowersock owns on the south bank. The new plant will produce enough electricity to power about 3,300 homes per year. The Kansas City, Kan., Board of Public Utilities has signed a 25-year agreement to purchase all the power produced at the plant that will be used to power homes and businesses in Wyandotte County.

It was fitting that there was drama. Leaders with Theatre Lawrence announced on Thursday that a flurry of lastminute donations pushed its fundraising effort past their $6.2 million goal, ensuring the organization would not lose a pair of key grants that came with a Sept. 30 deadline. “It has been like Christmas every day,” Mary Doveton, executive director of Theatre Lawrence, said. “The last couple of weeks have literally produced hundreds of thousands of dollars. It has been so gratifying to see Doveton people respond.” Amidst a celebration of streamers and champagne, members of the group — formerly known as the Lawrence Community Theater — announced they had raised $6,486,000. That will be enough to follow through on plans to build a 300-seat theater in the Bauer Farm development near Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. Doveton estimated construction will begin this winter with completion in 12 to 15 months. The new theater will replace the group’s Please see THEATRE, page 2A

‘Green’ jobs bigger part of work landscape By Christine Metz

A builder who performs home energy audits. An office manager who looks for ways to green the supply chain. An auto mechanic who fixes hybrid vehicles. And an electrical lineman who is working on the smart grid. Those are all green jobs, said Jay Antle, executive director of Johnson County Community College’s Center for Sustainability. Much has been said about

President Barack shouldn’t be how Obama’s aim to This series to create more create green jobs green jobs, but This is part as part of the nahow to transform five in a series tion’s attempt to traditional jobs exploring variregain economic into green ones. ous aspects of stability. And some “The real enthe local job of the debate has ergy is going to be: market. centered on what How do you green exactly those green existing jobs and jobs are. not just because “I think part of of environmental our problem and why our na- concerns,” he said. “It’s retional debate is skewed is the ally about making operations way we define green jobs,” more efficient that will have Antle said. positive environmental outFor Antle, the question comes.”

Donna Ginther, director of Kansas University’s Center for Economic and Business Analysis, agrees it can be hard to define just exactly what a green job is. While it’s not working in a coal plant or building oil pipelines, it could include research that is being done at KU on alternative fuels and transportation. “Anything related to bioenergy is a green job, anything related to energy conservation or sustainability would

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JON HEGE, LAWRENCE, with All-N-1 Landscaping works, on Please see GREEN, page 2A a patio Wednesday at a southwest Lawrence home.

Repaving and various improvements coming to K-10 starting Monday By Mark Fagan

The Kansas Highway 10 construction project is back on. Rumble strips and paved roadside shoulders are coming to that stretch of K-10 that runs from the edge of Law-

rence to the Johnson County line. Accompanying the safety improvements will be a new 1.5-inch-thick layer of pavement, giving the popular four-lane highway a fresh surface for the first time in 12 years. The work starts at 9 a.m.

Crews from Perry-based Hamm Construction will handle the $4.3 million job, scheduled to be finished in early November. Beginning Monday, crews will start patching areas that have major damage, starting at the eastern edge of Lawrence and working their way


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east. They will patch in one lane for eastbound traffic at a time; after that, they’ll switch over to lanes used by traffic heading back into Lawrence. Expect patching to last a week, with crews working mostly during daytime hours. “We’ll probably be moving around quite a bit that first

week,” Van Nice said. “We’ll fix the really bad spots so they don’t get any worse.” After that, crews will turn their attention to grinding off the top inch of the highway’s asphalt — again, one lane at a time on one side of the highway — before laying down a Please see K-10 WORK, page 2A

COMING SATURDAY We’ll be at the Douglas County Dental Clinic’s free dental day, which last year provided more than $25,000 in care.

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DEATHS ELSIE ANNA ZIMMER Funeral services for Elsie Anna Zimmer, 86, Springdale, Ark., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Swaim Funeral Home in Dodge City, with the Rev. Dick Robbins officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City.

Mrs. Zimmer, the mother of Donald W. Zimmer of Lawrence, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at The Maples at Har-Ber Meadows in Springdale. There will be no visitation, and the casket will remain closed.

BERTYE ALLEN TRANSUE Memorial services. for Bertye Allen Transue, 66, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Eudora Assembly of God Church, 827 Elm St., with the Rev. Glenn H. Weld officiating. Mrs. Transue died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 28, 1944, in Fort Smith, Ark., the daughter of James Bert and Muriel Trober. Mrs. Transue enjoyed being surrounded by friends

and family. In her later life, she suffered from diabetes. She was briefly married to Ronnie Smith in 1964, and later married Charles Transue in 1971. Survivors include a daughter, Julie Thornton, Lawrence; a son, Michael Transue, Lawrence; a brother, Jerry Trober, Eudora; a sister, Linda Effie, Olathe; and four grandchildren, Larissa, Jennifer, Evan and Addie.

RAMIRO E. GUTIERREZ A celebration of the funeral Mass for Ramiro E. Gutierrez, 86, Hays, formerly of Russell, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Russell, with the Rev. Charles Steier officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Russell. Gutierrez Mr. Gutierrez died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at The Rose Unit in Abilene. He was born in Hebbronville, Texas, on Dec. 26, 1924, the son of Eusebio and Virginia Martinez Gutierrez. He lived in Edinburg, Texas, and moved to Russell in 1968. Mr. Gutierrez entered the U.S. Army at 18 and served for four years as a medic, earning the rank of colonel. He also studied at Pan American University in Edinburg, Texas, and the Gradwohl School of Medical Technology in St. Louis. Mr. Gutierrez was a medical technologist at the Russell Regional Hospital from 1968 to 1990, when he retired. He was a member and an officer in the American Medical Technologists Association, a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, and parishioner at St. Mary


Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Russell. He married Elida Guzman on Feb. 27, 1949, in Edinburg. They were married 56 years. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Gilberto Ambrosio; two brothers, Antonio and Lucio; two sisters, Julia Trevino and Emilia Moron; and a granddaughter, Martha Graf. Survivors include five sons, Richard and wife Linda, and Steve and wife Monica, all of Lawrence, Mario and wife Karen, Hays, Jerry and wife Amanda, Salina, and Martin and wife Shellie, Towanda; three daughters, Norma Peck and husband Roger, Manhattan, Dalia Hale and husband Steve, Wichita, and Teresa Graf and husband Mark, Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Romero, Aransas Pass, Texas, and Gustavo, Edinburg; 23 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Friends may call 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the PohlmanVarner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell. A vigil service will be at 6 p.m. today at the church, where the family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the Pohlman-VarnerPeeler Mortuary, 610 N. Maple, Russell, KS 67665.

Everyone looks for the government and politicians to create CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A these jobs out of thin air. be a green job,” Ginther said. We are the solutions.”

“But it is really difficult to get a precise definition on what we mean by green jobs.” In 2010, the Kansas Department of Labor released a report that attempted to do just that. They placed green jobs into five categories: ! Renewable energy ! Energy efficiencies ! Agriculture and natural conservation ! Pollution prevention and environmental cleanup ! Clean transportation and fuels The data, which was collected from nearly 3,000 employers in 2009, found that the state had 20,044 people employed in primary green jobs, which was about 1.5 percent of the workforce. Another 26,380 people were employed in secondary green jobs. Those employers predicted that by 2012, there would be 30,236 primary green jobs. The biggest growth was anticipated in the renewable energy sector, where jobs were expected to increase by 121 percent. In the energy efficiency category, which had the most jobs, the number was anticipated to increase by 56.9 percent.

‘We are the solutions’ The report’s findings also echoed Antle’s observation that the majority of green jobs aren’t going to be the new ones created, for example, from manufacturing wind turbines or solar panels. Among the occupations with the most green jobs were carpenters, heating, airconditioning and refrigera-

— Troy Karlin, owner of All-N-1 Landscape in Lawrence tion mechanics and installers, and landscaping and grounds workers. One green business in Lawrence falls into the last category. Since high school, Troy Karlin, owner of All-N-1 Landscape, has been mowing lawns. When he graduated from KU in 2001, he turned his mowing services into a full-time business. Over the years, Karlin’s philosophy on how to care for lawns changed as his concerns about the environment grew. He stopped using petrochemicals and began suggesting his clients incorporate items such as permeable pavements, rain barrels and edible foods into their outdoor space. He eventually introduced a sustainable division to his company. In 2004, the company did its first green project, which was about one-eighth of 1 percent of the company’s total revenues. Today, the sustainable division accounts for 16 to 20 percent of the revenues, and Karlin hopes to see it grow to about 32 percent next year. Since 2007, Karlin has upped his workforce by one employee annually to help with the work. “As our sustainable division grows and our sustainable landscaping revenues grow, our green jobs grow,” Karlin said.


Theatre Jo Ann Pollard

Jo Ann Pollard, 62, of Lawrence, died September 28, 2011 at her home. She was born on November 13, 1948 in Richland, Washington the daughter of Edward and Victorine (Barland) Vetter Sr. She received her BA degree in Information ManagePollard ment and Business from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Jo Ann retired from IBM after 34 years of service. She was a member of the Roman Catholic faith and a former member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Poughkeepsie, NY. Jo Ann enjoyed playing cards, animals, watching classic movies and gardening especially roses. She is survived by a daughter, Diana L. Pollard (Harro Penk) of Poughkeepsie, NY., twins, Robert G. Pollard Jr. of

Albany, NY. and Jennifer L. Pollard of San Diego, CA., her mother Victorine Vetter of Lawrence, two sisters, Jean Marie Vetter of Plantation, FL. and Catherine Bauer of Independence, MO. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. She was preceded in death by her father, a brother Edward Vetter Jr., and a sister Barbara Weilert. Jo Ann will lie in state on Saturday at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will follow at 6:00 p.m. Cremation will follow with inurnment in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Lawrence Humane Society, Ease the Pain Fund and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603. Online condolences and fond memories may be left at


existing home, a former church building at 15th and New Hampshire streets. The 300-seat theater will be nearly double the size of the current facility, and also will feature many more off-street parking spaces and more room for children’s programming. “We think this new theater really will help cement Lawrence’s reputation as a unique community and one that really supports the arts,” said Lawrence architect Mike Treanor, who along with Lawrence businessman Doug Compton and other partners donated the $725,000 piece of land for the project. The organization also highlighted several other donors. They included: !"Tensie Oldfather, a longtime Lawrence philanthropist who donated $1 million prior to her death in 2007. !" Mabel Woodyard, a Phoenix businesswoman and the sister of the late George Woodyard, a longtime board member of the community theater and a former Kansas University dean of international studies. Mabel Woodyard’s estate made a $1 million donation to the project in 2008. !" Bobby and Eleanor PatO NN ALYER ton, a Lawrence couple who both were involved profesFuneral services for Jo before moving back to Lawsionally in theater in film. Ann Salyer, 75, Lawrence, rence in 1970. Bobby Patton also is former will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday She was a member of the chairman of communication at Warren-McElwain Mortu- KU Alumni Association and and theater at KU and former ary in Lawrence. Burial will was an avid KU sports fan, president of Central Missouri follow at Oak Hill Cemetery especially of basketball. State University. The couple in Lawrence. She married James Edmade a $340,000 pledge to She died ward Salyer on July 30, 1954, the project. Wednesday, in Larned. He survives of the !" The Beach Foundation, Sept. 28, 2011, home. a regional philanthropic orat her home. Other survivors include a ganization founded by Ross She was daughter, Pamela Jo Salyer, and Marianna Beach, who born Feb. 20, and her partner Kirby Price, were active in Lawrence as 1936, in StafLawrence; a son, Dennis owners of Douglas County ford County, Salyer and wife Peggy, LawBank. The foundation donatSalyer the daughter rence; two grandchildren, ed $300,000. of C.C. and Lucas Houk and Taletha Jo The Lawrence City ComMildred Forrester Höhner. Lehmann; and four greatmission and the Douglas She attended Belpre grandchildren. County Commission also Elementary School and She was preceded in death each pledged $100,000 to the then Larned schools, where by a son, James Patrick “Pat” project over the next five she graduated in 1954. In Salyer, in 1978, and a brother, years. Theater leaders in earhigh school, she was an acDwayne Höhner, in October ly September asked city comcomplished musician and 2010. missioners for assistance, received awards for state The family will receive saying the campaign had just competitions for two years. friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. under $500,000 to raise by She later attended Kansas Sunday at the mortuary. the end of the month. University, where she played The family suggests meThursday’s numbers in the orchestra. morials to KU Endowment— showed the theater ultiShe helped her husband Music Department, sent in mately raised enough monas a bookkeeper for Salyer care of the mortuary, 120 W. ey to meet the fundraising Pharmacy and later at the 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044. goal without the $200,000 Round Corner Drug Store. Online condolences may in public money — but just They lived in Larned; Frebe sent to warrenmcelwain. barely. Doveton said she mont, Neb.; and Wichita com. thinks the public money played a critical role in the decision of several last-minHis advice is to not wait for ute donors. Biofuel loan OK’d the perfect green job. “The city and county’s HUGOTON — The U.S. Depart- support was great because it “Everyone looks for the government and politicians ment of Energy says it has final- got us on people’s radar, and to create these jobs out of thin ized a $132.4 million loan guarit was an important vote of air,” he said. “We are the solu- antee to a company that plans confidence,” Doveton said. tions. We are the ones we’ve to convert crop residues into “Right up until the end, peobeen waiting for. We have to ethanol in southwest Kansas. ple weren’t convinced we Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass get busy and solve them on were going to make it.” our level in our world.” of Kansas is developing a com— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be Johnson County Commu- mercial-scale cellulosic ethanol reached at 832-6362. Follow him at nity College is betting on a plant in Hugoton, about 70 miles workforce that wants to ac- southwest of Garden City. quire a green skill set. The college offers classes on sustainable agriculture, energy times for commuters. auditing and preparing for !" Saturdays when Kansas LEED certification. University has a home footBoth Ginther and Antle ball game: Oct. 15, Oct. 22 don’t recommend that people CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A and, if the project isn’t finlimit themselves to looking ished yet, Nov. 12. for just green jobs. Instead, The speed limit will be rethey recommended training thicker layer of fresh materifor a career that could be tai- al, often the same day. Much duced from 70 mph to 55 mph of that work will be done in areas where crews are lored to green areas. “Getting technical and after dark, Van Nice said, to working. No more than one analytical skills are the best minimize traffic disruptions. lane of traffic, in one direcThe highway typically han- tion, will be closed at any one bet for employment in the future,” Ginther said. “Some dles more than 25,000 vehicles time, Van Nice said. Some ramp closures may of those jobs may be green, a day, including more than 1,100 heavy commercial trucks. cause detours, Van Nice said, some may not be.” “Most of the big work will but crews will attempt to For Antle, green training helps give employees an edge be overnight,” Van Nice said. keep ramps open even while Crews will be allowed to repaving work is being conin an increasingly competiwork seven days a week, but ducted in the area. Any work tive job market. “I would argue that you — by contract — they will be involving a ramp closure will need to define a solid career prohibited from working or be done overnight. “We’re trying to minimize the path that is going to be increas- having any lanes closed duringly greening itself,” he said. ing specific periods of high inconvenience,” Van Nice said. traffic: — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached !"From 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be at 832-6352. Follow her at from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekreached at 832-7188. Follow him at SFHorizons. days, considered peak travel



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U.S. envoy pelted with eggs Angry supporters of President Bashar Assad’s regime hurled tomatoes and eggs at the U.S. ambassador to Syria on Thursday as he entered the office of a leading opposition figure and then tried to break into the building, trapping him inside for three hours. The Obama administration blamed the Syrian government for the attack in Damascus, saying it was part of an ongoing, orchestrated campaign to intimidate American diplomats in the country. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton condemned the attack as “wholly unjustified.” Ambassador Robert Ford, an outspoken critic of Assad’s crackdown on the 6-month-old revolt against the regime, has angered Syrian authorities before by showing support for the uprising. The latest incident promises to raise tensions even further. Ford came under attack by about 100 Assad supporters as he arrived for the meeting with Hassan Abdul-Azim, who heads the outlawed Arab Socialist Democratic Union party. Abdul-Azim is a strong critic of Assad’s regime and was briefly detained by authorities earlier this year. Such incidents are usually not spontaneous in Syria, and Thursday’s attack came amid high tension between the two nations, as well as accusations by Damascus that Washington is inciting violence in the country. 2 | LOS ANGELES

Guard: Jackson doc collected vials One of Michael Jackson’s bodyguards had barely stepped into the singer’s bedroom when he heard a scream. “Daddy!” Jackson’s young daughter cried. A few feet away, the singer lay motionless in his bed, eyes slightly open. His personal doctor, Conrad Murray, was trying to revive him when he saw that Jackson’s eldest children were watching. “Don’t let them see their dad like this,” Murray said, the first of many orders that bodyguard Alberto Alvarez testified Thursday that he heeded in the moments before paramedics arrived at Jackson’s home in June 2009. What happened next — after Alvarez said he ushered Jackson’s eldest son and daughter from the room — is one of the key pieces of prosecutors’ involuntary manslaughter case against Murray. According to Alvarez, Murray scooped up vials of medicine from Jackson’s nightstand and told the bodyguard to put them away. “He said, ‘Here, put these in a bag,’” Alvarez said. Alvarez complied. He placed an IV bag into another bag, and then Murray told him to call 911, Alvarez said. On the third day of the trial, prosecutors tried to show that Murray, who has pleaded not guilty, delayed calling authorities and that he was intent on concealing signs that he had been giving the singer doses of the anesthetic propofol. 3 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Twitter used for mood study Twitter confirms it: People tend to wake up in a good mood and are happiest on weekends. The fast-paced forum is offering scientists a peek at real-time, presumably little-filtered human behavior and thoughts. Cornell University researchers turned to the microblog to study mood and found a pretty consistent pattern. The researchers analyzed English-language tweets from 2.4 million people in 84 countries, more than 500 million of the brief, conversation-like exchanges sent over two years. They used a computer program that searched for words indicating positive mood — happy, enthusiastic, brilliant — or negative mood — sad, anxious, fear. What they found: Unless you’re a night owl, a positive attitude peaks early in the morning and again near midnight, but starts to dip midmorning before rising again in the evening. Aha, you might think, going to work and related hassles like traffic explain that pattern. After all, there was more positive tweeting on the weekend, even though the morning peak of happy tweets occurred two hours later, probably because people slept late. Not quite. Work-related stress may play some role but it can’t explain why that same midday dip occurs on the weekend, too, said lead researcher Scott Golder, a Cornell graduate student. Instead, the pattern probably is due to the effects of sleep and our 24-hour biological clock, the so-called circadian rhythms that signal when it’s time to sleep and to wake, Golder and Cornell sociologist Michael Macy reported. Their study appears in today’s edition of the journal Science.


Rec center to become city offices By Chad Lawhorn

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A FIREFIGHTER WATCHES THE FLAMES OF A FULLY-INVOLVED HOUSE FIRE about 4 a.m. Thursday at 1439 N. 1900 Road. A brick chimney and a few burned walls were the only things left standing.

No injuries in early-morning fire By George Diepenbrock

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A rural Lawrence man escaped an early-morning fire Thursday that destroyed a house north of Lawrence. “I’m OK. My dogs are OK. My boyfriend is OK. The important part is the lives,” said Peggy Mersmann-Laptad, who came home and found fire had destroyed her house. “Yeah, I’ll probably cry about the stuff (later).” Mersmann-Laptad’s boyfriend, Julian Dahl, escaped the home and was not injured. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical and other township fire departments responded about 3:45 a.m. to the fire at 1439 N. 1900 Road, just west of U.S. Highway 24-59. Division Chief Eve Tolefree said the man escaped without injury, and crews began a defensive attack from the outside because of the advanced stage of the flames. A brick chimney

and a few burned walls were the only things standing Thursday morning. Tom Tweddell, of Lawrence, stood outside the charred remains of his stepdaughter’s home at 9 a.m. Mersmann-Laptad was at work when the fire started. Mersmann-Laptad said Dahl was alerted after the couple’s four Malamute dogs began barking on the porch. The dogs were not harmed, she said. “If (the dogs) had been inside the house, they’d all be gone,” she said. For more than six years, Mersmann-Laptad has lived at the house, which was built in the 1950s. Her grandparents had lived there, and her greatgrandfather had also owned the land in Grant Township. The family said the current house was built after an older house burned. Tweddell said a nearby barn built in the 1800s was not damaged in Thursday’s fire. As she viewed the damage Thursday morning, MersmannLaptad said she had been close

to purchasing insurance on the home. “Just now things were falling into place where I might have been able to afford it,” she said. “But it was two paychecks away, and, well, what do you do?” According to Douglas County records, the residential property was appraised at $111,160. Fire and Douglas County Sheriff’s investigators were still trying to determine the cause of the fire Thursday. Sgt. Steve Lewis, a sheriff’s spokesman, said the fire caused an estimated $130,000 in damage to the house and its contents. Other firefighters who responded included volunteers from Kanwaka, Lecompton, Clinton, Eudora and Wakarusa townships. Jane Blocher, executive director of the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross, said the chapter would be providing hotel lodging and other assistance to the couple. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at gdiepenbrock.

Say goodbye to the South Park Recreation Center. The center at 1141 Mass. closed at 5 p.m. Thursday. When it reopens late next spring, the building won’t function as a recreation center; rather, it will serve as the new administrative offices for the Parks and Recreation Department. City officials earlier this year decided to move the Parks and Recreation offices into the South Park center in an effort to save money. Currently, the city leases office space at 10th and New Hampshire streets — above PepperJax Grill restaurant — for Parks and Recreation. “It is expected to result in a significant savings,” said Megan Gilliland, communications manager for the city. Gilliland said the office renovation work is expected to cost about $80,000. But she said the city currently pays $173,000 a year to lease the office space at 10th and New Hampshire streets. The project represents the latest change for the building, which is on the west side of South Park. The building was built in 1963, and originally was designed to be a youth center, said Fred DeVictor, the former director of parks and recreation for the center. That’s why the center never has had a gymnasium, weight room or other amenities typical of a recreation center. The center has housed several classes and served as a meeting room facility. Gilliland said the city has found alternate spaces for all classes and events. The five employees at the South Park Center will be transferred to the Community Building, 115 W. 11th. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

Students learn importance of water, water everywhere AVA GREENE, CENTER, CAREFULLY CARRIES her bucket of water in a relay exercise with other students from Cordley School to see how much water pioneers used in a day as part of the Douglas County Conservation District’s Water Festival on Thursday.

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Mini ice cream floats, beaded bracelets and buckets were all used to explain the marvels of water to 700 fourth-graders Thursday morning. As part of the Douglas County Conservation District’s third annual Water Festival, fourthgraders from across Douglas County came to Clinton Lake to learn about all things water — including the water cycle, weather patterns, ways to con-

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Police recruits sharpen defensive tactics By George Diepenbrock

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As the 13 Lawrence police recruits Thursday morning worked in pairs on mats, honing their defensive tactics, their trainers were teaching them how best to get out of a struggle and apprehend a suspect. “It doesn’t matter what shift you’re on, you’ve got to prepare to expect the worst,” Sgt. Kirk Fultz said. “We always hope for the best and prepare for the worst.” Fultz and officers Chris Wech and Jeff Holtzman helped lead the recruits through several scenarios at the Investigations and Training Center, 4820 Bob Billings Parkway. Wech spent time instructing the group on how they could get out of a struggle with a suspect who was on top of them. He taught them about how to grab the

BRIEFLY Man pleads guilty to robbing students A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday morning to robbing two male Kansas University students. Michael Martin Gerald entered the pleas to two counts of robbery. Gerald originally was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of conspiracy. Prosecutors accused Gerald and co-defendant Brandon James Huggins, 23, a Fort Leavenworth military police officer, of robbing the two men at gunpoint early June 23 as the students were walking on Memorial Drive. According to earlier testimony, Gerald, who is not in the military, is a childhood friend of Huggins. The two students testified at a July preliminary hearing that two men got out of a car, ordered them to the ground and robbed them. Police later stopped a vehicle and interviewed three men inside: Gerald, Huggins and a third man, also a Fort Leavenworth solider. KU Public Safety Officers did not arrest the third man because they did not believe he was involved in the robbery. Detective Jack Campbell testified that Gerald told police in an interview that he alone robbed the two students because “he was bored.” Sarah Swain, Huggins’ defense attorney, has said her client asserted to police he was not involved, and Swain has criticized officers for not looking into the possibility the third man matched the victims’ description of the second robber. District Judge Paula Martin is scheduled to sentence Gerald at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Huggins has a hearing scheduled for Oct. 13.

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avoid a heated exchange or a fight, but they need to know what to do in case it does happen, he said. Police often have to respond to domestic violence calls or even chaotic situations early in the morning after bars close. “We’re trying to keep these officers as safe as we can,” Fultz said. On Thursday, the recruits learned basic moves that could help them put a suspect in handcuffs, and they will practice more complex scenarios later on. “You can avoid danger Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo sometimes, but sometimes LAWRENCE POLICE OFFICER CHRIS WECH demonstrates a you can’t. We swim updefensive position on Sgt. Kirk Fultz for new recruits during stream,” Fultz said. “When a defensive tactics class Thursday at the Investigations and everybody’s running out of a Training Center. building, we’ve got to go in. You’ve got to have gumption suspect’s arm, what to do they should react in a situa- to do that. You’ve got to be with their legs to get away tion if it ever escalates to that brave to do that.” and how to use leverage to point. During their 24-week — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be their advantage. academy, the recruits are reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Fultz said the training is getting training about how to meant to show officers how use common sense and try to


In a station called The Long Haul, Jim Weaver, with the conservation district, told tales of what it was like for the pioneers to live on the Kansas prairie. He shared the story of his grandmother’s family, who took a bath just once a week, every Saturday night before church. All eight kids would use the same bath water, starting with the youngest who was also the cleanest. “Then they took what was left of the water and washed the porch with it,” Weaver said. “We don’t want to get back to that point where we take a bath after someone else, do we?” To get a sense of what it was like to carry all that water, students hauled gallon buckets of it. Weaver’s message left an impression with Deerfield

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ice cream, and at the top we put cookie crumbs to show the top soil,” explained Free State junior Markus Roberts. “Then we pour soda over the top of that to show the water.” And the fourth-graders’ favorite part was the spoon, which just like a well helps you drill down to the bottom. While the ice cream was a tasty treat, Fishburn hoped the students returned to school with a deeper appreciation for water. “The message is we need to protect our water because this is all we have. We can’t really make any more water. So we need to make sure we protect it and save it,” she said.

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The afternoon kindergarten students at Langston Hughes School are not allowed snacks of any kind because two students have allergies. Is this classroom, administrative or board policy? Why can’t those students’ parents provide a snack their child can eat instead of no child having any snacks?


program, which is dedicated to assisting communities, local shelters and agencies in ending domestic violence. A 71-year-old Lawrence man GaDuGi Safe Center is one was injured after a one-vehicle of 23 violence prevention rollover accident Thursday organizations in Kansas that afternoon on U.S. Highway 40 will receive funds to support about two miles east of the local education programs and Shawnee County line and 10 shelter operations. It provides miles west of Lawrence. 24-hour services for women, The crash was reported at children and men affected by 3:10 p.m. at a curve in the highsexual violence in Douglas and way near East 200 Road. AcLangston Hughes ofJefferson counties. cording to the Kansas Highway fers a half-day kinVerizon’s HopeLine program Patrol, Donald Wayne Collins dergarten program. provides wireless phones and was headed east on U.S. 40 in Morning and afternoon kinairtime to victims of domestic a 1990 Lexus when the car left dergarten sessions begin afviolence and cash grants to the road and entered the south ter the children eat breakfast local shelters and nonprofit shoulder. or lunch and last about three organizations that focus on Collins over-corrected the hours and 10 minutes or, on domestic violence prevention. vehicle, which caused it to Wednesdays, less than twoSince the launch of the drive across both lanes and and-a-half hours. HopeLine phone recycling proenter the north ditch, where “Our school staff feels that gram in 2001, Verizon has: the car rolled over and came to a separate snack time is not ! Collected more than 8 milrest on its wheels. needed and that the limited lion phones. Collins, who was wear! Awarded more than $10 class time is better spent on ing a seat belt, was taken by million in cash grants. our learning goals,” said Jackambulance to a Stormont-Vail ie Mickel, principal at Langs! Distributed more than Regional Health Center in ton Hughes. “Student aller106,000 phones with about Topeka, where he was listed in gies were not a factor in this 319 million minutes of free fair condition Thursday night. decision. When kindergarten wireless service to be used by families provide treats for victims of domestic violence. ! Kept more than 210 tons children’s birthdays, precau- $2,000 donated to tions are taken and alternaof electronic waste and batterGaDuGi SafeCenter tive snacks are provided for ies out of landfills. children with food allergies. Verizon Wireless announced If you or someone you know “Parents may contact their Wednesday that it has donated is a domestic violence victim, child’s teacher or the school $2,000 to Lawrence’s Gacall GaDuGi at 888-899-2345 or office if they have any ques- DuGi SafeCenter as part of the the National Domestic Violence tions about the kindergarten company’s national HopeLine Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. schedule.”

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KU linguistics professor honored A linguistics professor at Kansas University whose Language and the Mind introductory course has increased its enrollment tenfold during the past 10 years has been honored with the 2011 Budig Teaching Professorship in Social and Behavioral Sciences. Joan Sereno has taught in the linguistics department since 1999. KANSAS UNIVERSITY She will hold the title of Budig Teaching Professor for one year and will receive a $5,000 research supplement. The Language and the Mind course seeks to apply linguistic theories to things students interact with in everyday life. For example, she points out that “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk” is a phrase that does not rhyme for many speakers, but does for most Kansans. The teaching professorship was established by a gift from former KU Chancellor Gene Budig and his wife, Gretchen. It is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in teaching.



• A 25-year-old Kansas University student reported someone stole $2,100 worth of property from him, including a 32-inch black Toshiba LCD TV and a red Fujitsu laptop computer in a burglary that occurred between 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday from an apartment in the 1500 block of Lynch Court. • An employee of Harper Street Liquor, 2220 Harper St.,


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BIRTHS Mohammed Asenaidy and Khaloud Alsaid, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday. James and Tiffany Goodrick, Lecompton, a boy, Thursday. Sherre-Khan and Marcellus Jones, Eudora, a girl, Thursday.





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Judge bars doctors’ group from joining case “

That a group of anti-choice doctors seeks to Associated Press elevate its economic interests above women’s WICHITA — A federal judge health is as offensive as it is absurd, and the Court on Thursday refused to allow rightly rejected its attempt to derail the case.”

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a national anti-abortion doctors’ group to join a lawsuit challenging Kansas’ abortion clinic regulations, ruling that its intervention would unnecessarily delay the case. U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia shot down every argument raised by American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists in its effort to appeal his decision blocking enforcement of the new rules. The AAPLOG said in its filing that it appealed the temporary injunction, even though it wasn’t a party to the case, because the state of Kansas hadn’t done so. At issue is a new Kansas law that requires abortion providers to obtain a special annual license. It also imposes strict new health department regulations that specify what drugs and equipment abortion clinics must stock and sets requirements for room sizes and temperatures,



major anti-abortion initiatives approved by Kansas legislators and signed into law this year by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who called on lawmakers to create “a culture of life” after he took office in January. Supporters of the insurance restrictions contended that people who oppose abortion shouldn’t be forced to pay for such coverage in a general health plan. “The law appears to rationally further a state interest in allowing the State’s citizens to avoid paying insurance premiums for services to which they have a moral objection,” Brown wrote in his 19-page order. “Whether the practical effect of the law is to actually

among other things. Two of the state’s three abortion providers sued after they were unable to meet the new standards, and Murguia on July 1 blocked the rules until the lawsuit is resolved. AAPLOG claimed it had legal standing in the case because its members in Kansas are losing childbirth-related business to abortion clinics. It also contended that its members are placed at a competitive disadvantage because abortion providers pass along the costs of any complications or medical care after abortions to other doctors. Murguia disagreed. The judge wrote in his decision that the doctors compete with other doctors who perform childbirth services —

they do not compete with abortion providers. To make such as argument, he reasoned, the AAPLOG would have to assume its members’ medical practices may financially benefit from the Kansas laws because fewer women would be able to have abortions and would seek care from one of the organization’s doctors. The judge said that interest is too remote and speculative, adding that AAPLOG’s chain of reasoning is “tenuous and does not establish a credible competitive economic interest.” Murguia was equally dismissive of the group’s argument that absent the more restrictive Kansas abortion clinic licensing law, its members would be at an economic

disadvantage because abortion providers shift the costs of complications and followup care to others. AAPLOG failed to provide any concrete examples of such cost-shifting or any specific statistics to support the claim, the judge said. “This evidence is vague and deficient in several respects,” he wrote. Bonnie Scott Jones, deputy director for the Center for Reproductive Rights and an attorney for the abortion providers who sued the state said they are pleased the court denied the intervention so they can again focus on the real issue of this case — protecting women’s access to reproductive health care. “That a group of antichoice doctors seeks to elevate its economic interests above women’s health is as offensive as it is absurd, and the Court rightly rejected its attempt to derail the case,” she said in an email. The Kansas attorney general’s office declined to comment on the ruling.

create a substantial obstacle is another question, but plaintiff has not attempted in this motion to put on evidence to establish such an effect, and the court expresses no opinion here on that question.” The Kansas attorney general’s office said it was pleased with Brown’s decision. The ACLU noted it was only a preliminary ruling and vowed to keep fighting. “The state has no business depriving a woman of insurance for vital services that are already covered by most health plans,” said Doug Bonney, legal director for the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri. “If a woman and her doctor reach the decision that ending a pregnancy is the right choice for her and her family, she should have the peace of mind of knowing that her insurance will cover all of her medical needs.”

The ruling was a setback for abortion rights advocates, who have successfully blocked enforcement of other new Kansas laws dealing with abortion. Federal judges have temporarily blocked two laws — one dealing with strict abortion clinic regulations and another that strips federal family planning dollars from a Planned Parenthood chapter — pending trial on their constitutionality. Brown said the insurance law appears to draw heavily from federal law. He noted that the federal health care overhaul also authorized states to prohibit abortion coverage in policies sold on state-level exchanges, where individuals and small businesses would be able to choose from different health care plans and compare coverage options. The new Kansas law has such a provision.

As for the ACLU’s claim that the law violates its members’ rights to equal protection, since men could buy general policies for their reproductive needs, the judge sided with the state. Brown, who at age 104 is the nation’s oldest sitting federal judge, agreed that such a contention must be reviewed but said the ACLU didn’t provide enough evidence to convince him. In a separate case challenging another abortion law, a federal judge refused on Thursday to allow a national anti-abortion doctors’ group to join a lawsuit over Kansas’ new abortion clinic regulations. The judge said intervention by the by American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists would unnecessarily delay the case, and shot down all of the group’s arguments.

— Bonnie Scott Jones, deputy director for the Center for Reproductive Rights

Kobach’s campaign reporting scrutinized TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is facing questions for a second time in less than three years about flawed finance reports filed by political organizations he led, and the latest issues could result in a $5,000 fine for the treasurer of his campaign last year. Kobach said Thursday that an internal review uncovered dozens of mistakes in finance reports filed by his campaign. It omitted about $35,000 worth of contributions and nearly $43,000 in spending from reports filed for the 2010 campaign, according to a notice signed Thursday

by Carol Williams, the state Governmental Ethics Commission’s executive director. His campaign filed corrected finance reports Tuesday. The commission met Wednesday and scheduled an Oct. 26 hearing on whether Kobach’s campaign treasurer should be fined. In June, after a two-year review, the Federal Election Commission released an audit concluding that the Kansas Republican Party had committed three violations of federal campaign finance laws in 2007 and 2008, when Kobach was chairman. The audit cited flawed record-

keeping and reporting, but Kobach described the problems as technical. Kobach told The Associated Press that in the latest case, his treasurer, state Rep. Tom Arpke, a fellow Republican from Salina, is not responsible for the mistakes in the finance reports and actually helped to find them. Arpke did not return a telephone message seeking comment. “We did this all on our own. We just did an internal review and found a lot of mistakes,” Kobach said. “We just wanted to have our books balanced down to the penny.”

Kids marathon club kicks off Sunday The Lawrence community’s One Mile At a Time marathon club for elementary school students is having a kick-off party Sunday. Students who sign up for the club will receive a T-shirt and a packet of information that includes tips on running and nutrition and sheets to log their miles. The goal is to complete a marathon, 26.2 miles, between Sunday and April 22, which is the Kansas Half Marathon event in Lawrence. Kylene Etzel, Lawrence Hy-Vee dietitian, said the goal of the free program is to provide an incentive for students to keep moving, even during winter months. She said students receive a special stamp and coupons for every five miles they run. The kick-off party is from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Clinton Parkway Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway. There will be special announcements and then a warm-up at 3:30 p.m. with Lawrence fitness guru Don “Red Dog” Gardner. A onemile run will begin at 3:45 p.m., followed by food and entertainment from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Etzel said students who can’t make the party can sign up anytime in the pharmacy department at Lawrence HyVee stores, 4000 W. Sixth St. or 3504 Clinton Parkway.

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Online jungle Today’s young people are learning some hard lessons about the dark side of online communications.


here’s nothing new about adolescents and young adults being mean to one another, but the modern prevalence of online communications significantly ups the ante when it comes to causing hurt and embarrassment. A newly released Associated Press-MTV poll paints a disturbing picture of life in the electronic village for people between the ages of 14 and 24. Most of those responding — 56 percent — reported they had been the target of some kind of online taunting, harassment or bullying. A third said they had been involved in “sexting” or sharing photos or video of sexual activity and/or naked photos of themselves or an acquaintance. Of those who have been in a relationship, about 40 percent said their partners have used computers or cellphones to abuse or control them. An AP story about the poll shared some specific examples of bullying behavior. One woman, now 22, said that, when she was 12, before she even ventured onto the Internet herself, someone used her name to set up an account to spread lies about her. When she was 18, she let a boyfriend pressure her into sending him a revealing photo of herself. After they broke up, he threatened to use the photo to embarrass her. It is easy to do. With the push of a button, the photo or any mean comment or lie someone wanted to spread can be sent to an unlimited number of people or posted on a website that displays it to the online public. Again, there’s nothing new about bullying, but what once was an insult shouted across the lunchroom to a relatively limited audience now can be broadcast literally around the world any time of the day or night. Unlike in the lunchroom, the anonymity of the Internet also shields people from the responsibility for the hurtful things they do or say. Whom can young people trust? Sixteen percent of those surveyed said someone — perhaps a friend or a friend of a friend — had posted embarrassing pictures or video of them without their permission. Of course, the best way to avoid such a situation is not to allow embarrassing photos to be taken; a lapse in judgment can have serious consequences. Three-fourths of those who responded to the survey said they consider the darker aspects of online communication a serious problem. The seriousness often is magnified by the natural turmoil of the growing-up years. Particularly relentless cases of “digital abuse” even have been cited as contributing factors to teen suicides. If it was tough to get through your teens and early 20s with your self-esteem and reputation intact a generation or two ago, the age of instant communication has made it much harder today. The people in the age group responding to this AP-MTV survey are no doubt learning a lot about how to shield themselves from online rumors, lies and embarrassment. Perhaps the lessons they learn can be put to good use by the generations that go after them.



Joint chiefs chair reflects on tenure WASHINGTON — Talking to Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in his final week in the job, I found myself wondering if we are entering a “post-military” age, when our top officers understand that the biggest problems can’t be solved with military power. Time and again, versions of this theme surfaced in my conversation with Mullen. He has been, by widespread assessment, a very effective chairman who restored the position to prominence in national security decision-making. But the problems he’s leaving unresolved lie at the periphery of the military space, where conventional weapons can’t reach. The columnist Joe Klein once likened Mullen to a “country doctor,” and that’s what he has been for the military — a big guy with a doughy face and syntax that doesn’t always parse, but who looked like the commander, and who didn’t bend, more than was appropriate in our system, to politicians. Military officers are by nature problem-solvers who like to fix things, or shoot them, or get around them some other way. So what brings a smile to Mullen’s face, right off, is the feat of sheer military prowess in the May 2 raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Mullen remembers the mess that was Desert One in 1980 — helicopters that didn’t work, aircraft that crashed, shortage



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Mullen knows that his greatest legacy will be a cultural and legal issue — ending discrimination against gays in the military by dismantling the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy.”

of parts, bad training. Watching that fiasco, he recalls, “I sensed that we were in trouble as a military.” In the Abbottabad raid, it was obvious this problem of competence is largely fixed. Every night, U.S. Special Operations Forces conduct missions almost as complicated as the bin Laden assault. Mullen describes today’s military machine as fearsomely efficient: “a combat-hardened, combat-experienced, extraordinarily professional, competent, all-volunteer force.” But what are the deeper, intractable problems facing Mullen’s generation of officers? They are about culture, and governance, and the subtle psychological fac-

tors that keep people from doing what’s in their interest. The biggest frustration of Mullen’s four years as chairman was surely Pakistan. He decided early on to forge a personal relationship with Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, the chief of army staff, in the hope that it might be a solid bridge between the two countries. Mullen says that looking back he didn’t realize the extent of the “trust deficit.” Increasingly, it became clear to Mullen that Pakistan’s problems were embedded in the economic, political and cultural fabric of the country. They’re on “a declining glide slope,” Mullen explains, and this isn’t something America can fix. Yet hope springs eternal in the military heart. I ask Mullen if Pakistan “blew it,” but the admiral insists the story isn’t over: Kayani still wants to cooperate; Gen. James Mattis, the Centcom commander, just had a good visit there last weekend; and so on. And then there’s Afghanistan. Mullen insists that this isn’t just an expensive stalemate, that “the trends are good” and “it has moved in the right direction.” But he knows, too, that the definition of success is to transfer responsibility to an Afghan government enfeebled by problems of governance and corruption. In that sense, all the brilliance of the American military won’t be enough — not when the definition of victory is so interwoven with politics and culture.

What troubles Mullen is that this magnificent professional force has become a separate tribe in America, too little connected to the rest of the country: “They don’t know the depth and the breadth of what we have been through, the numbers of deployments, the stress on the force, the suicide issues, the extraordinary performance.” Mullen knows that his greatest legacy will be a cultural and legal issue — ending discrimination against gays in the military by dismantling the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. He did it for reasons of conscience and never looked back. It was a moment of leadership, pure and simple. As Mullen prepared to leave his post, the federal government is shuddering with the politics of paralysis. So I ask him, as a last question, about the political divisions he has tried to bridge as a nonpartisan chairman. He muses that it’s odd to be lecturing Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki about governance when “there’s a lot of things we don’t get right” at home. What America needs, he says finally, is the same requirement that makes the military work, which is “accountability for outcomes.” A political system that works — whether it’s in Islamabad or Kabul or Washington — is one that takes responsibility for solving the problems that do not yield to force of arms. — David Ignatius is a columnist Washington Post Writers Group.



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To the editor: Last Tuesday, the JournalWorld ran a story about Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts’ testimony to a legislative committee. As the headline summarized, “Kansas prison system overcrowded and understaffed.” The story reported cuts made to DOC staff, programs to reduce recidivism and educational opportunities (like GEDs) for inmates. “Meanwhile the Legislature continues to approve bills that increase prison sentences, which leads to a ‘stacking effect’ in the system.” The DOC is considering various options, “including releasing inmates early who are at a low risk of re-offending, and keeping them under house arrest and monitoring them by electronic means.” Sunday’s paper had a story about a Kansas man who cut an electronic monitoring device off his ankle while on parole. He pled to tampering with an electronic monitoring device and was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison. What the story does not explain is the severity level (and consequently the length of sentence) for tampering is greater than the sentence for the low-level drug crime for which he was on parole. (My professional knowledge and a quick Internet search reveal this.) Furthermore, the law requires his new tampering sentence and the time remaining on his drug sentence to run consecutively. The average cost of DOC incarceration is $25,000 per year.

When our legislators face the prison overcapacity issue next session, they need to take a careful look at sentences and be smart on crime. In trying to remedy one crisis, legislators need to ensure they do not create others. Jennifer Roth, Lawrence

Analysis lacking To the editor: A tragedy becomes even more lamentable when we miss the opportunity to learn from our experience. We tend to remain stuck in a haze of confusion, anger, and other emotions. Thus, we fail to examine circumstances and ourselves objectively and intellectually. This is what bothered me about recent TV coverage of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sadly, after 10 years, Americans have learned very little from our worst tragedy. Journalists’ investigative analysis concerning the root causes of the attacks is appallingly absent or extremely shallow. Nor is there any serious probing into our government’s reaction to 9/11. Fortunately, a few researchers have unearthed something significant. For example, Noam Chomsky’s “9-11: Was There an Alternative” defies Bush’s assertion that they attacked us because they hate our freedoms. More accurately, it’s our policies they hate, according to studies by the National Security Council and the Pentagon. “ ... there’s a perception in the Arab world that the United States supports

fully and efficiently. I particularly want to thank state park ranger Bruce Husman who got the illegal bow hunter off the course during the Hawk Hundred. Park director Jerry Schecher, administrative specialist Sherri Withers and ranger Dave Rhoads at the Corps of Engineers have always gone out of their ways to help our group, and everyone else have the greatest experience in these beautiful parks. Everyone who’s hiked or biked the Clinton Lake trails owes a debt to Mike Goodwin, Kansas Trails Council, who almost single-handedly keeps the nearly 23 miles of trails cleared of overgrowth and fallen timber. Whether or not you’ve experienced these fabulous parks, I urge you to visit now. As we proceed into some of the year’s To the editor: best weather, you’ll be in for a I hope everyone recognizes treat. what a green and blue gem LawGary Henry, rence has at Clinton Lake – in Lawrence both the Army Corps of Engineers’ Overlook Park and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ state park. My running club, the Lawrence Trail Hawks, puts on nearly all its races there. This month, we ran our third annual Letters Policy 5K trail run and our first-ever The Journal-World welcomes letters to the 100-mile trail run on those beauForum. Letters should be 250 words or less, tiful trails. Both were huge fun. Public be of public interest and should avoid name-calling Neither would have been pos- and libelous language. The Journal-World reserves sible without the people, volun- the right to edit letters, as long as viewpoints are teer and official, who keep the not altered. By submitting letters, you grant the Journal-World a nonexclusive license to publish, parks operating. They fit us in amid all the copy and distribute your work, while acknowledgthat you are the author of the work. many campers and countless ing Letters must bear the name, address and other events, from the Ironman telephone number of the writer. Letters may be competitions to the dog trials to submitted by mail to Box 888, Lawrence Ks. 66044 the bike races. They did it grace- or by e-mail to:

harsh, oppressive dictatorships and that the U.S. blocks democracy and development and that we do it because we want to keep control of their energy resources,” says Chomsky. Finally, Chomsky states that instead of isolating al-Qaida in order to apprehend key criminal suspects to be brought to an appropriate system of justice, we chose a comprehensive, scatter gun scenario of military retribution. Consequently, America was enticed into a war that would augment and mobilize Arab animosity toward us. As CIA sources reveal, this was bin Laden’s game plan. Neil Brown, Lawrence

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Friday, September 30, 2011










Beautiful with bright sunshine

Sunny and pleasant

Plenty of sunshine

Pleasant with bright sunshine

Bright sunshine

High 71° Low 41° POP: 0%

High 72° Low 46° POP: 0%

High 77° Low 54° POP: 5%

High 80° Low 56° POP: 5%

High 80° Low 54° POP: 10%

Wind NNW 6-12 mph

Wind SSE 6-12 mph

Wind S 10-20 mph

Wind SSW 8-16 mph

Wind S 8-16 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 71/43

McCook 77/45 Oberlin 76/45 Goodland 76/45

Beatrice 68/45

Oakley 76/45

Dodge City 74/50

Garden City 78/48 Liberal 77/49

Lawrence Kansas City 70/46 71/41

Emporia 73/45

Sedalia 69/44

Nevada 71/46

Chanute 71/46

Hutchinson 74/46 Wichita Pratt 75/49 73/50

Chillicothe 69/42 Marshall 69/44

Kansas City 70/47

Manhattan Russell Salina 73/43 74/47 Topeka 72/48 72/45

Great Bend 74/47

Centerville 66/42

St. Joseph 69/41

Sabetha 67/42

Concordia 71/48 Hays 74/46

Clarinda 68/40

Lincoln 71/42

Grand Island 69/44

Springfield 69/45

Coffeyville Joplin 75/46 73/45

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

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

82°/47° 73°/51° 93° in 2002 34° in 1920

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

0.00 1.13 4.06 21.80 32.60

Today Sat. Today Sat. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 73 47 s 75 50 s Atchison 70 41 s 73 45 s Fort Riley 73 43 s 75 49 s Belton 70 46 s 70 51 s Olathe 70 46 s 70 51 s Burlington 72 46 s 75 50 s Osage Beach 70 42 s 68 45 s Coffeyville 75 46 s 76 50 s Osage City 72 45 s 73 50 s Concordia 71 48 s 74 53 s Ottawa 71 44 s 72 48 s Dodge City 74 50 s 80 54 s Wichita 75 49 s 76 54 s Holton 72 45 s 73 50 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 69/53

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Minneapolis 60/39

Billings 87/56

Chicago 60/43

San Francisco 72/57

Denver 82/53

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Clinton Perry Pomona

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Discharge (cfs)

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

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Today Cities Hi Lo W Acapulco 90 77 pc Amsterdam 74 55 s Athens 79 61 s Baghdad 100 63 s Bangkok 90 76 sh Beijing 66 49 s Berlin 77 60 s Brussels 74 60 s Buenos Aires 70 48 s Cairo 90 69 s Calgary 76 46 s Dublin 68 56 sh Geneva 74 54 s Hong Kong 84 79 t Jerusalem 73 58 s Kabul 91 46 s London 82 59 s Madrid 81 52 pc Mexico City 77 55 t Montreal 64 49 sh Moscow 54 52 c New Delhi 93 69 s Oslo 72 56 s Paris 85 57 s Rio de Janeiro 90 78 s Rome 79 61 s Seoul 60 41 s Singapore 90 77 t Stockholm 68 50 s Sydney 70 50 pc Tokyo 78 63 s Toronto 60 47 sh Vancouver 61 51 c Vienna 73 59 s Warsaw 71 50 s Winnipeg 64 44 s

Hi 90 73 76 90 90 73 77 74 70 88 68 64 73 86 75 92 83 81 73 52 54 93 67 81 97 78 61 86 63 66 72 49 58 74 65 71

Sat. Lo W 77 t 55 s 63 s 59 s 77 r 47 s 57 s 57 s 50 s 68 pc 35 c 52 r 55 s 79 r 55 c 46 s 59 s 54 s 55 t 43 c 37 r 69 s 49 s 55 s 80 s 61 s 45 pc 79 t 48 s 54 sh 58 r 37 c 46 sh 58 s 44 c 53 s

Houston 93/57 Miami 90/76

Fronts Cold

Warm Stationary

Washington 77/50

Atlanta 75/49

El Paso 80/63

Oct 26

New York 77/58

Kansas City 70/46

Los Angeles 82/64

Oct 3

Detroit 52/41

Precipitation Showers T-storms





-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Damp and blustery conditions will affect the Great Lakes and interior Northeast today as cold air filters into these areas. Pleasant conditions will affect much of the Plains, while the West remains mainly dry. The Gulf Coast will experience a good deal of sunshine. Today Sat. Today Sat. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W 76 53 s 72 51 s Albuquerque 80 59 t 81 60 pc Memphis 90 76 t 86 72 t Anchorage 48 41 s 51 43 sh Miami Milwaukee 58 44 pc 56 42 s Atlanta 75 49 s 68 45 s Minneapolis 60 39 s 64 50 s Austin 88 58 pc 86 52 s 73 46 pc 65 43 s Baltimore 77 50 pc 57 46 pc Nashville New Orleans 87 62 s 80 61 s Birmingham 79 53 s 71 47 s 77 58 pc 64 48 sh Boise 90 61 s 84 55 pc New York 68 45 s 71 48 s Boston 77 60 pc 70 55 sh Omaha 90 69 pc 82 60 s Buffalo 60 41 c 48 39 sh Orlando Philadelphia 78 54 pc 61 47 c Cheyenne 76 49 s 81 51 s Phoenix 102 80 pc 97 79 t Chicago 60 43 pc 57 43 s 55 41 pc 46 40 c Cincinnati 60 41 pc 56 36 pc Pittsburgh Cleveland 56 43 sh 47 40 sh Portland, ME 72 55 pc 63 53 sh Portland, OR 77 56 c 69 51 c Dallas 82 60 s 86 59 s Reno 88 55 s 81 51 pc Denver 82 53 s 86 53 s Richmond 78 50 pc 60 42 pc Des Moines 67 43 s 67 49 s 90 54 s 76 54 pc Detroit 52 41 r 53 39 pc Sacramento St. Louis 70 48 pc 66 45 s El Paso 80 63 pc 84 64 s Salt Lake City 86 62 s 86 61 pc Fairbanks 43 26 pc 44 32 c 74 66 pc 74 66 pc Honolulu 88 73 s 87 73 pc San Diego San Francisco 72 57 pc 69 57 c Houston 93 57 pc 87 56 s Seattle 69 53 c 62 47 c Indianapolis 60 43 pc 59 41 s Spokane 78 54 pc 74 50 c Kansas City 70 46 s 70 50 s Tucson 97 72 pc 92 70 t Las Vegas 99 78 pc 94 77 s Tulsa 76 49 s 77 53 s Little Rock 78 52 s 76 51 s 77 50 pc 60 46 pc Los Angeles 82 64 pc 82 63 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Needles, CA 105° Low: Stanley, ID 23°


A cold outbreak sent temperatures into the teens as far south as western Kansas on Sept. 30, 1985. On the same day, Grand Island, Neb., had 3.80 inches of snow.


does the Atlantic hurricane season officially end? Q: When November 30.

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Storm damage sets insurance record TOPEKA — Spring and summer storms in Kansas have led to more than $1 billion in insurance claims this year. The Kansas Department of Insurance reported Wednesday that the 197,000 claims have been filed for property and crop damage. The numbers do not include losses from flooding. That easily beats the state record of $700 million paid in 1992 for 365,500 claims. The Wichita Eagle reported that about $18 million of the claims were for crop damage, with the rest of property damage. More than half of the damage was from wind and hail storms in east and south-central parts of the state last April. Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger predicted insurance premiums are likely to rise in response to the high number of claims.


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McClinton not limited to football

We got around to talking football eventually, but it’s just that when you only have an hour to spend on the phone with a man who has seen so much, learned so passionately and lived so fully as has Curtis McClinton Jr., sports don’t dominate. Sure, McClinton was an AllAmerican running back at Kansas University in 1961 and had a terrific career for the Kansas City Chiefs. But what makes him special is the insatiable curiosity of his mind and the way he is able to capture in words the brilliance of others. McClinton received a bachelor’s in education from Kansas, a master’s in business from Central Michigan and a doctorate in philosophy from Miles College in Birmingham, Ala. He gave the valedictorian speech after completing graduate studies at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. His most important lessons, of course, were learned at home. Yet, as much as he always has admired his father, a Wichita real estate broker who his son proudly shares is going strong mentally and physically at 98, he didn’t want to follow him into politics. “First black senator elected in the state of Kansas,” Curtis Jr. said from his home in Kansas City, Mo, of his father. “I never really fell in love with politics.” McClinton Jr. was in the federal Senior Executive Service under President Jimmy Carter and President George H.W. Bush and he was deputy mayor in Washington, D.C., but not everybody who serves in or on the periphery of politics is a politician. McClinton greatly admires one such man. “In all my travels, probably the most mesmerizing personality that I ever met was Colin Powell,” he said. Why? “It was the way General Powell communicated with words and without words, and it was the way he brought a mission to closure and moved on,” McClinton said. “And to the people around him — including presidents, statesmen and world leaders — he was a true leader. He was a person who you knew when you were in his presence, you were going to leave a more knowledgeable and comfortable person. ... The aura about him was subtle, but his focus on acts and deeds was swift. He was always moving.” He never moved into the oval office, but if he had, he would have made a “superb” president, in McClinton’s estimation. “I certainly encouraged him when I had the opportunity to chat with him,” McClinton said. “The one issue that brings about a caution on my behalf, he seemed to be a man of very good judgment, and he chose not to, so I trust him.” During his days at KU, McClinton’s hero became not a football player, rather fellow bass baritone Paul Robenson, who also used his voice to plead for equality for all Americans. McClinton learned of him from a KU professor and flew to New York to see him in concert at Carnegie Hall during a bye week. Judy Kish of Lawrence, the daughter of former KU assistant football coach George Bernhardt, remembers fondly McClinton student-teaching at Central Junior High and riveting students with a “beautiful” version of “Old Man River.” McClinton looks forward to joining ’61 teammates in Lawrence this weekend for a reunion honoring them.

Kansas football gears up for Tech ——

Juices flowing for Big 12 opener By Matt Tait

Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photos

FREE STATE’S GUIN TOALSON RETURNS A SHOT during the Firebirds’ dual with Lawrence High. FSHS won, 6-3, Thursday at Free State.

FSHS beats LHS in friendly dual By Corey Thibodeaux

When their matches finished, a few Free State and Lawrence High tennis players paired up and exchanged pleasantries with each other. Some suggested they should hang out outside of tennis. Host FSHS won Thursday’s dual against cross-town rival LHS, 6-3, but you couldn’t tell who had won and who had lost. The so-called “rivalry” didn’t seem to exist. “A lot of it is manufactured by adults, and it’s not something that is passionately felt by the kids,” FSHS coach Oather Strawderman said. During the matches, the camaraderie existed, but without words. The girls weren’t allowed to speak to each other in the competitive atmosphere, which was difficult for some of the players. The LHS doubles team of Tay-

The girls wanted it to be less formal. “We really like the other girls,” Eubanks said, “so it’s really sad when we have to go against them.” Gillam agreed and said she wants the best for her opponent just as well as her own team. “In some scenarios, I’ll be in my head cheering for both,” she said. After the Firebirds finished fourth in the Sunflower League tournament Tuesday, there was a bit of a hangover lingering into Thursday’s doubles matches, where the Lions, who finished seventh at league, won two out of three. The singles matches all went in favor of the Firebirds, except for LAWRENCE HIGH’S ABBY GILLAM com- Brooke Braman of LHS beating petes in her winning doubles match Alita Joseph from FSHS by default against Free State. after Joseph injured her hand. Regardless of the disparity in lor Eubanks and Abby Gillam the teams’ records, LHS coach won a marathon match against Chris Marshall said his team the FSHS duo of Emily Sadosky Please see TENNIS, page 4B and Alexis Czapinski, 8-7 (10-8).

FREE STATE’S ALEXIS CZAPINSKI hits a forehand against LHS.

Through four weeks and three games of the 2011 season, Kansas University’s football team has faced some pretty good opponents. But starting Saturday, when the Jayhawks (2-1) play host to Texas Tech (3-0) at 11 a.m., the level of talent on the opposite sideline is about to go up. “I think it’s totally different,” senior linebacker Steven Johnson said of entering into Big 12 play. “I’m pretty sure we’re gonna kick it up this week in practice. It’s Big 12 week.” For some, such as Johnson, another game in the ultrac o m p e t i t i v e TEXAS Big 12 ConferTECH VS. ence is just that — anoth- KANSAS er game. But Johnson said Records: Texas he still remem- Tech is 3-0; Kanbered the first sas is 2-1 Big 12 game he played When: 11 a.m. in — Oct. 10, Saturday 2009 vs. Iowa Where: Memorial State — and Stadium he expects that TV: FSN (cable several of his channels 36, 236) current teammates awaiting their first taste of the Big 12 are experiencing emotions like the ones he felt that day. “I was a little nervous because everybody was like, ‘It’s Big 12 week,’” Johnson said. “Pressure’s up a little bit, but they’re still just college kids just like us, who wake up in the morning and lift weights and go to class and study and practice like we do.” Quarterback Jordan Webb experienced his first conference game last season when the Jayhawks were trounced by Baylor, 55-7. Webb, who played in four more league games after that one, said he learned one valuable lesson about conference games a season ago. “The margin of error has to go down,” he said. “You’re playing teams that are better now. They have talent at every position. They have physical guys on the line. And you just have to really come with your A game every week, every down.” So far this week, Webb said he had not seen any unmanageable nerves from KU’s underclassmen and transfers who have yet to take the field against a Big 12 foe. Asked specifically about freshmen tailbacks Darrian Miller and Tony Pierson, Webb expressed confidence in their ability to make the transition. “Those two guys, they seem Please see FOOTBALL, page 3B

Free State wary of ‘big’ Indians By Nick Nelson

Asked about tonight’s opponent, Shawnee Mission North, Free State head football coach Bob Lisher had one word that best described the Indians. “Big,” Lisher said. “It’s the usual Shawnee Mission North team. They’re very big.” Kickoff is 7 tonight at Free State’s stadium. The Indians bring to town linemen on both sides who, on average, weigh in around 260 pounds. “We can’t match them sizewise, so we have to play hard.

We have to be more physical and overcome some of that by just being quicker. It’s one of those games where you have to be solid in everything you do, or one of those guys can get loose and make a big run,” Lisher said. “We tell our guys up front if they’re getting double-teamed, that’s good. If they’re not getting double-teamed, they need to make the tackle” The team has cut down on the mistakes that plagued it at the beginning of the year and is taking fewer reps in practice after Please see FIREBIRDS, page 4B


LHS seeks to fill void at running back By Corey Thibodeaux

SM North at Free State 7 tonight at FSHS

SM EAST at Lawrence 7 tonight at LHS

When Lawrence High plays host to Shawnee Mission East at 7 tonight, it will be without one of its main cogs on offense, senior running back Charles Jackson. Jackson is out for the year after suffering a broken fibula and dislocated ankle in the fourth quarter of last week’s game against Leavenworth. He had his operation Tuesday and received a plate with several screws in his leg. The Lions won’t have him

on the field for the remainder of this season, though his high school athletic career may not be over. “Hopefully he’ll be playing basketball by mid-December,” football coach Dirk Wedd said. The Lions aren’t even halfway through with their schedule, so they have time to find answers to replace Jackson. Wedd said the Lions will be counting on a running back by committee, which is a change of pace from the one-man show Jackson put on. Please see LIONS, page 4B

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Time running out in NBA labor talks By Brian Mahoney Associated Press Basketball Writer

NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; They donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have a deal yet, and they are just about out of time. After some two years of onand-off negotiations, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s about all NBA players and owners agree on. The gaps in their financial proposals have been so great that they sometimes decide itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best to just talk about something else. Now they have to figure it out quickly. Without at least getting very close to the framework of a new collective bargaining agreement this weekend, hopes of the 2011-12 season starting on time would be all but lost. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We realize that the calendar,

the clock, the watch, whatever you want to say, is running out in terms of starting our regular season on time. So weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to try to get some things done this weekend and see what we can do,â&#x20AC;? said the Lakersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Derek Fisher, president of the playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; association. The ownersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; labor relations committee and the unionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s executive committee â&#x20AC;&#x201D; perhaps joined by some All-Stars â&#x20AC;&#x201D; will meet today and have committed to keep talking throughout the weekend. Both sides have cautioned that bringing back the large groups after as series of discussions among smaller parties doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mean they are close, but rather that more voices are required to consider the crucial decisions.

Congress pushes NFL for HGH test By Antonio Gonzalez Associated Press Sports Writer

Congress is stepping up its efforts to push the NFL and its players toward an agreement on testing for human growth hormone. In letters obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee invited NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and the chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to a meeting on Capitol Hill. The letters were signed by Chairman Darrell Issa, a California Republican, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat and ranking member of the committee. Blood testing for HGH was part of the collective bargaining deal struck between the league and players this summer â&#x20AC;&#x201D; but only if the union agreed to the methods. The playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; union has asked for more information about the process used by the World Anti-Doping Agency and questioned the safety and reliability of the test. The NFL would be the first major professional sports league to implement HGH testing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We believe the league and its players remain best positioned to implement an HGH testing regime, but concerns have been raised about the status of these efforts,â&#x20AC;? Issa and Cummings said in the letters. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The purpose of this meeting is to understand the concerns of the players and the league and to strongly convey our universal interest in protecting the health of millions of younger athletes across the country.â&#x20AC;? With talks over HGH testing at a stalemate, it seemed it was only a matter of time before Congress took action. However, the invitation is voluntary and not a subpoena. No date has been set for the meeting on performance-enhancing drugs. Goodell sent a letter to Smith before the start of the regular season reiterating the leagueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eagerness to begin HGH testing. At that time, the NFL also notified teams that no HGH testing will be conducted because the playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; association could not agree to the terms. The league has long disputed the unionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s claims that the test is not valid. WADA handles drug testing for the Olympics and is largely accepted as the gold standard for worldwide drug testing. Smith has said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s concerned that it does not take into account the different types of bodies and conditioning routines of football players. HGH is naturally occurring in the body. The isoform test used by WADA since 2004 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and which became more widespread in 2008 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; is designed to detect synthetic HGH by measuring the ratio naturally occurring in the body against a population test.

There are 11 owners and nine players on the committees, including All-Star Chris Paul, who may try to bring along friends such as Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James that are scheduled to join him Saturday in a charity game in his hometown of Winston-Salem, N.C. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s doubtful the presence of the superstars makes much impact â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Anthony acknowledged this week that â&#x20AC;&#x153;we really donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know how powerful we are at this momentâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; but opening up the room beyond the top negotiators has backfired before. Talks broke down last time the large groups were together on Sept. 13, but Commissioner David Stern said he and union executive director Billy Hunter believe

itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s necessary to summon them again with the Nov. 1 opener at stake. Hunter has said players have instructed union leadership that they would rather sit out than accept a bad deal. But Stern has warned that offers will only get worse once games are missed, which he seemed to be alluding to Wednesday when he said without progress in the upcoming talks â&#x20AC;&#x153;then it wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be a question of just starting the season on time, it will be a lot at risk because of the absence of progress.â&#x20AC;? The NBA later denied an report that he planned to threaten players with cancellation of the entire season without progress by the end of the weekend.

Colts down to third-string quarterback Sunday


Spartans forward quits hoops EAST LANSING, MICH. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Delvon Roe, the rugged forward who helped Michigan State make it to a pair of Final Fours, has decided to quit the basketball team because of knee pain. The school said Thursday that Roe, a senior from Euclid, Ohio, will remain on scholarship and is on track to graduate in May. The 6-foot-8 Roe says the pain in his knee has taken away his love of the game and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not fair to his team to try to play. Over three years, Roe averaged only 6.1 points and 5.1 rebounds, but was a stalwart in Big Ten and NCAA Tournament games. He averaged 23 minutes per game in the 2010 NCAA Tournament and is second in school history with 106 blocks.


Onyewu rejoins U.S. team MIAMI â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Defender Oguchi Onyewu will rejoin the U.S. menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s national soccer team for upcoming matches against Honduras and Ecuador. Onyewu is one of only three players on the 22-man list released Thursday who has not been in camp with the Americans since coach Jurgen Klinsmann took over last month. The others are goalkeeper Nick Rimando and German-born Danny Williams, who will be eligible to play for the United States after his citizenship is certified. Top Americans Landon Donovan, Jozy Altidore, Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey, Carlos Bocanegra and Michael Bradley are among those selected. The U.S. plays Honduras in Miami on Oct. 8, then travels to Harrison, N.J., to face Ecuador on Oct. 11. The team will begin training next week in South Florida. Klinsmann said FIFA has approved Fabian Johnsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s application to switch from Germanyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s national team program to the U.S. Johnson, a midfielder and defender for Hoffenheim, currently is sidelined by a neck injury, He started for Germany in the final of the Under-21 European Championship two years ago.


Wallace charged in traffic stop BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Authorities in suburban Detroit say Detroit Pistons center Ben Wallace has been charged with drunken driving and unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon after a traffic stop. Bloomfield Township police said Thursday that the 37-year-old Wallace was arrested about 3 a.m. Saturday after officers observed a Cadillac Escalade being driven erratically. Police said they found an unloaded pistol in a backpack. Wallace, who helped the Pistons win the 2004 NBA title, was given a blood-alcohol test and officers say he was above Michiganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s legal limit of 0.08 percent.


Oosthuizen leading at Dunhill KINGSBARNS, SCOTLAND â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen put himself in contention for another memorable victory at St. Andrews, taking a share of the lead Thursday after the first round of the Dunhill Links Championship. The South African shot a 6-under 66 in excellent conditions at Kingsbarns. He is joined Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Markus Brier and Michael Hoey at the top of the leaderboard. The tournament ends Sunday at St. Andrews, the scene of Oosthuizenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sensational seven-shot win in the 2010 British Open. Top-ranked Luke Donald had a 69 at Kingsbarns, one of the three courses hosting the $5 million event.

Johnson: no grudge with Tiger KINGSBARNS, SCOTLAND â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Dustin Johnson doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t begrudge Tiger Woods for hiring his caddie, saying such decisions are part of the business of golf. Joe LaCava left Johnson on Sunday to become Woodsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; third full-time caddie. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I spoke to Tiger about it. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no hard feelings at all,â&#x20AC;? Johnson said Thursday after shooting a 1-under 71 in the first round of the Dunhill Links Championship. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had a great conversation. He just did what he did.â&#x20AC;? LaCava was the longtime caddie for Fred Couples but joined Johnson this summer. Johnson, one of the most talented American players, was looking for a caddie. Johnson won The Barclays last month with LaCava on the bag.


Unser Jr. arrested for DWI ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico after authorities said he was driving more than 100 mph, officials at the Bernalillo County Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Department said. A sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spokeswoman said Unser was drag racing another car in his Suburban and was going around 101 mph before sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deputies caught up to him.

,!4%34,).% COLLEGE FOOTBALL Favorite ...............Points (O/U) ..............Underdog BYU ..................................... 71â &#x201E;2 (51)................................Utah St Saturday NAVY....................................... 31â &#x201E;2 .................................Air Force ILLINOIS ....................................8 .........................Northwestern MICHIGAN..............................191â &#x201E;2 .............................Minnesota Wake Forest......................... 21â &#x201E;2 ................BOSTON COLLEGE SYRACUSE................................1...................................... Rutgers TEMPLE .................................. 71â &#x201E;2 ..................................... Toledo WEST VIRGINIA ......................19 .......................Bowling Green VIRGINIA ................................161â &#x201E;2 .......................................Idaho TENNESSEE..........................281â &#x201E;2....................................Buffalo ARMY .........................................7 ........................................Tulane Penn St ..................................151â &#x201E;2 ..................................INDIANA Georgia Tech.........................10 ...............................N.C. STATE CONNECTICUT.........................3 .................Western Michigan EASTERN MICHIGAN .......... 81â &#x201E;2.......................................Akron Cincinnati .............................141â &#x201E;2 ...........................MIAMI-OHIO OHIO........................................161â &#x201E;2 ................................... Kent St Texas Tech..................61â &#x201E;2 ....................... KANSAS BOISE ST............................... 271â &#x201E;2...................................Nevada

COLORADO...............................3 ........................Washington St Northern Illinois................. 81â &#x201E;2............CENTRAL MICHIGAN STANFORD ..............................21 ........................................... Ucla Texas ..........................91â &#x201E;2 .......................IOWA ST OHIO ST.....................................3 ..............................Michigan St Alabama ................................ 31â &#x201E;2 .................................. FLORIDA LOUISVILLE ............................. 11 ....................................Marshall x-Texas A&M...............21â &#x201E;2 ......................Arkansas USC..........................................121â &#x201E;2 ...................................Arizona UTAH....................................... 81â &#x201E;2........................... Washington COLORADO ST.........................4 ............................. San Jose St ARIZONA ST............................18 ................................Oregon St Baylor .........................31â &#x201E;2 .................. KANSAS ST OKLAHOMA ..................38 ...........................Ball St LOUISIANA TECH................. 41â &#x201E;2......................................Hawaii GEORGIA ................................ 61â &#x201E;2........................Mississippi St SOUTH CAROLINA.................10 ..................................... Auburn SOUTHERN MISS .................151â &#x201E;2 ..........................................Rice VIRGINIA TECH .......................7 ....................................Clemson New Mexico St .......................1.............................NEW MEXICO North Carolina .................... 61â &#x201E;2....................EAST CAROLINA WISCONSIN ........................... 91â &#x201E;2................................Nebraska

LSU ........................................... 30................................. Kentucky Notre Dame ...........................12 ....................................PURDUE FRESNO ST............................ 31â &#x201E;2 ............................. Mississippi Added Games Arkansas St ...........................13 ...........WESTERN KENTUCKY FLORIDA INTL....................... 31â &#x201E;2 .........................................Duke TROY .......................................161â &#x201E;2 .......................................... Uab Extra Game TCU............................................13 ........................................... Smu x-at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX. NFL Favorite ...............Points (O/U) ..............Underdog Sunday Week 4 DALLAS .............................. 11â &#x201E;2 (46).................................Detroit New Orleans ......................7 (45) ...................JACKSONVILLE PHILADELPHIA ...................9 (44) ....................San Francisco Washington...................... 11â &#x201E;2 (43)............................ ST. LOUIS CLEVELAND ...................... 11â &#x201E;2 (39)..........................Tennessee Buffalo .................................3 (43) ......................... CINCINNATI Minnesota ............... 11â &#x201E;2 (40) ...........KANSAS CITY CHICAGO..............................6 (42) ............................... Carolina


TODAY â&#x20AC;˘ Football v. Shawnee Mission North, 7 p.m.

,!72%.#%()'( TODAY â&#x20AC;˘ Football v. Shawnee Mission East, 7 p.m. SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Cross country at Topeka Seaman â&#x20AC;˘ Soccer at Topeka, 11 a.m.

6%2)4!3#(2)34)!. TODAY â&#x20AC;˘ Football at St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Military, 7 p.m.



INDIANAPOLIS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Colts are preparing as though Curtis Painter will be their starting quarterback at Tampa Bay on Monday. Kerry Collins is still recovering after suffering concussion-like symptoms Sunday against Pittsburgh and his status remains in doubt. That means the Colts are getting Painter ready for what would be his first NFL start. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You have to,â&#x20AC;? Colts coach Jim Caldwell said Thursday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no other way to do it. I had this old adage when I started coaching that youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to coach who shows up. Today, Curtis is practicing and Kerry is not, so obviously, we have to get him (Curtis) ready for the ball game.â&#x20AC;? Indy signed quarterback Dan Orlovsky to the active roster Wednesday to provide depth. Peyton Manning isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t expected to return until November or December as he recovers from neck surgery.

TODAY â&#x20AC;˘ Soccer vs. Texas, 5 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Tennis at Kentucky Invitational â&#x20AC;˘ Swimming intrasquad, 4 p.m. SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Volleyball at Baylor, 6:30 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Tennis at Kentucky Invitational â&#x20AC;˘ Tennis at All-American Championships â&#x20AC;˘ Football v. Texas Tech, 11 a.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Rowing at Head of the Oklahoma

HOUSTON ............................4 (45) ...........................Pittsburgh Atlanta...............................41â &#x201E;2 (39) .............................SEATTLE NY Giants .............................1 (45) ................................ARIZONA SAN DIEGO ..........................7 (45) ....................................Miami GREEN BAY ......................121â &#x201E;2 (46) ...............................Denver New England ...................41â &#x201E;2 (55) ...........................OAKLAND BALTIMORE .......................31â &#x201E;2 (42) ...............................NY Jets Monday TAMPA BAY ........................10 (41) ........................Indianapolis MLB Favorite ..................... Odds ....................Underdog American League Division Series Best of Five-Game One TEXAS ......................................8-9 .............................Tampa Bay NY YANKEES ....................51â &#x201E;2-61â &#x201E;2.................................Detroit Saturday National League Division Series Best of Five-Game One MILWAUKEE ...........................6-7 ....................................Arizona PHILADELPHIA .....................10-11 .................................St. Louis Home Team in CAPS (c) 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

TODAY â&#x20AC;˘ Volleyball vs. York College, 7 p.m. SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Cross Country at OSU Jamboree, 8 a.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Volleyball at Benedictine, 11 a.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Football at Southwestern College, 1:30 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Softball at Kansas Wesleyan Tournament

30/24).'+!.3!3#)49 SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Earthquakes, 9:30 p.m., at San Jose

30/243/.46 TODAY Golf Time Dunhill Links 7:30 a.m. Shriners Children Open 3 p.m.

Net Golf Golf

Cable 156, 289 156, 289

MLB Tampa Bay v. Texas Detroit v. New York

Time 4 p.m. 7:30 p.m.


Cable 51, 251 51, 251

College Football Utah State v. BYU

Time 7 p.m.


Cable 33, 233

Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Soccer Time UConn v. Notre Dame 6:30 p.m.


Cable 35, 232

CFL Time Edmonton v. B. Columbia 9:30 p.m.


Cable 230

Tennis Torray Pan Pacific

Net Tennis

Cable 157

Time 11 p.m.

SATURDAY College Football Time Air Force v. Navy 11 a.m. Kentucky v. LSU 11 a.m. Arkansas v. Texas A&M 11 a.m. Northwestern v. Illinois 11 a.m. Penn State v. Indiana 11 a.m. Texas Tech v. Kansas 11 a.m. Tulane v. Army 11 a.m. Case W. Res. v. Allghny noon Nevada v. Boise State 1:30 p.m. NW Mo. St. v. Pitt State 2 p.m. Auburn v. S. Carolina 2:30 p.m. Baylor v. Kansas State 2:30 p.m. TBA 2:30 p.m. Beth.-Cook. v. Miami 2:30 p.m. Arizona v. USC 2:30 p.m. SMU v. TCU 2:30 p.m. Washington St. v. Colo. 2:30 p.m. Clemson v. Va. Tech 5 p.m. Penn. v. Dartmouth 5 p.m. Alabama v. Florida 7 p.m. Nebraska v. Wisconsin 7 p.m. Notre Dame v. Purdue 7 p.m. Duke v. Florida Int. 6 p.m. Washington v. Utah 6 p.m. Texas v. Iowa State 6 p.m. N. Carolina v. E. Carolina 7 p.m. Mississippi v. Fresno St. 8:15 p.m.


MLB Playoffs Arizona v. Milwaukee St. Louis v. Phil. Tampa Bay v. Texas Detroit v. New York


Time 1 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Cable 5, 13, 205 15, 215 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 36, 236 143 144 38, 238 3, 203 5, 13, 205 9, 12, 209 33, 233 35, 235 36, 236 143 146 34, 234 144 5, 13, 205 9, 12, 209 33, 233 35, 235 36, 236 56, 256 143 34, 234 Cable 51, 251 51, 251 51, 251 51, 251

Premier League Soccer Time Everton v. Liverpool 6:30 a.m. Man. United v. Norwich 9 a.m.


Cable 34, 234 149

Italian League Soccer Time Inter v. Napoli 1:30 p.m.

Net GolTV

Cable 149

MLS Time Toronto v. New York 6:30 p.m. San Jose v. Kansas City 9:30 p.m.


Cable 149 3, 203

Golf Time Dunhill Links Champ. 7:30 a.m. Shriners Children Open 3 p.m.

Net Golf Golf

Cable 156, 289 156, 289

Auto Racing Time Nationwide Dover qualif. 11 a.m. Sprint Cup Dover qualif. 12:30 p.m. Nationwide Dover 2:30 p.m. IndyCar qualifying 5 p.m. Camping Truck Series 7 p.m.

Net Speed Speed ESPN2 VS Speed

Cable 150, 227 150, 227 34, 234 38, 238 150, 227

CFL Ssktchwn v. Calgary


Cable 154, 230

Time 3 p.m.





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Jayhawks’ Class of 2012 ranked 19th By Gary Bedore

Kansas University’s basketball recruiting Class of 2012 is currently ranked No. 19 in the country by Rivals. com, the website reported this week. The Jayhawks have received commitments from No. 24-rated Perry Ellis, a 6-foot-8, senior forward from Wichita Heights, and No. 144 Zach Peters, a 6-9 senior forward out of Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas. KU is also pursuing No. 20-rated Kaleb Tarczewski, a 7-foot senior center from St. Mark High in Southborough, Mass., who, along with Ellis, will attend the Oct. 14 Late Night in the Phog. Tarczewski will visit Arizona the following weekend. The Jayhawks are after No.

56-ranked Andrew White, a 6-6 senior forward from Miller School in Chester, Va., who is also considering Louisville, Texas and West Virginia, as well as unranked Ioannis Papapetrou, a 6-6 senior guard/ forward from Florida Air Academy in Melbourne, Fla., the alma mater of former KU center Sasha Kaun. Papapetrou, who is originally from Greece, also is considering Texas and Florida. Indiana has the No. 1-rated recruiting class to date, followed by Providence, UCLA, Arizona, Pittsburgh, Houston, Baylor, Villanova, Texas, Michigan, North Carolina, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Florida State, Texas A&M, Florida, Virginia, St. John’s, KU, Xavier, Iowa, Maryland, Oklahoma State, Kentucky and Mississippi State.

a 6-9, 240-pound wide receiver, turned heads by catching 17 passes for 245 yards and three touchdowns in Prestonwood Christian’s 62-34 football victory over John Paul II last Friday in Plano, Texas. “The thing that’s great about Zach — his height has been a benefit — but it’s his power and strength and his runs after the catch that really makes him special,” Prestonwood coach Chris Cunningham told “He didn’t drop a ball on Friday and he’s running great routes. You have to wonder what he’d be like as a college receiver, whether he’s lined up at tight end or receiver.” Peters, who has 33 catches for 432 yards and six TDs for Prestonwood (3-1), is firmly committed to playing just ! one sport — basketball — at Eye-opening stats: Peters, KU. He attended Saturday’s

Legends of the Phog in Allen Fieldhouse. “As soon as they see him, they want to know more about him,” Cunningham said of college football recruiters. “They start wondering if they can work it out where Zach can play basketball and football. They look at him as a potential recruit now. “They all know he loves basketball, so no one is really trying to sway him, but if he continues to play this way, you would think someone would try to offer him in football. He’s not just a great athlete for a guy 6-9, he’s a great athlete, period,” Cunningham added to ESPN. !

Junior Walker to visit: Chris Walker, a 6-9, 205-pound junior forward from Holmes County High in Bonifay, Fla., tells he will attend Late Night on

an unofficial visit. Walker is the No. 8-rated player in the Class of 2013. Walker told he has a list of KU, Kentucky, Kansas State, Texas, Florida, Florida State, UConn, Memphis, Baylor and Oklahoma State. After originally saying he’d orally commit to a school on Nov. 15, Walker has changed his mind and has no decision date in mind.

new opportunities,” his dad told the website. “He wants to see what else is out there.” !

Thursday’s trip: KU coach Bill Self was in Roselle, N.J., on Thursday to check in Tyler Roberson, a 6-7 junior wing from Roselle Catholic, reports. Self was also at St. Benedict’s Prep to watch Tyler Ennis, a 6-2 junior point guard. Self is ! scheduled to speak today at Nunn reopens recruiting: Rutgers for the Brayden Carr KU may be in the running Foundation. ! now for Kendrick Nunn, a 6-1 X, Arthur bond: Former junior from Chicago’s Simeon High, who decommitted KU wing Xavier Henry had from Texas A&M this week. a good time guarding, and Nunn’s dad told fivestarbas- being guarded by, his that KU, Illinois, phis Grizzlies teammate DarDePaul, Syracuse, Pitt, Mem- rell Arthur during Saturday’s phis and Baylor have ex- Legends of the Phog exhibipressed interest. A&M also tion. “Shady is great. He does remains on his list. “Kendrick’s just using this as everything,” the 6-6 Henry a chance to get better looks and said of 6-9, 235-pound Arthur.

Kansas receivers motivated by … Snickers? By Jesse Newell

Kansas assistant coach David Beaty has given his receivers two additional reasons to block hard this season: competition and chocolate. Beaty has kept track of his receivers’ knockdowns — the times when a player completely puts his opponent on the ground — on the dryerase board in the receivers’ meeting room. When a receiver gets a knockdown that leads to a scoring play, Beaty awards that player a king-sized candy bar at the position group’s meeting Sunday. “You take pride in that,” KU sophomore Christian Matthews said, “and try to get the most candy.”


to not get rattled by anything,” Webb said. “They could be playing in the Super Bowl, and it’d just be another game for them.” That’s the approach sophomore transfer Darius Willis is trying to take in his first season of eligibility with the Jayhawks. “Honestly, I’m excited,” said Willis, who came to KU from Buffalo prior to the 2010 season but sat out last year because of transfer rules. “Coming out, first Big 12 game, this is when it really, really counts. Every game counts. But this is when it really counts. So just going out there playing to the best of my ability and playing with my teammates, it’s going to be exciting.” Despite the nerves and extra dose of excitement that’s bound to be there Saturday for some of KU’s more inexperienced players, Johnson said he spent the week trying to remind his teammates of one thing. “It’s still college football,” he said. “It may be amped up a little bit just because it’s Big 12, but I’m pretty sure it’s nothing they haven’t experienced before, whether it was in juco or high school, whenever there was a big game. It’s just about going out there and being able to apply what you did in practice onto the field.” Added Willis: “Football is football. Games are gonna be games. But playing in a conference game and knowing that this is when everything starts rolling just gives you

The prizes include KitKats, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Snickers. So far, KU junior D.J. Beshears is winning the knockdown battle, increasing his lead over second-place junior Kale Pick. “Every knockdown we get recorded, we’ll say something to one another, or he’ll get excited and yell,” Pick said. “But it gets pretty competitive with all of us, too.” Pick says receivers have become so interested in their spot on the list, a few have begun to lobby with Beaty, trying to convince him that a few more of their blocks were knockdowns. There’s a bit of controversy at the top of the list, too. Because of KU’s injuries, Pick moved to inside re-

ceiver in the team’s last game against Georgia Tech. That gives Pick fewer opportunities to get a defender on the ground. Many times, as an outside receiver, Beshears is able to blindside a safety, whereas Pick is forced to knock over the guy directly in front of him. “I’m going to say that definitely benefits D.J.,” Pick said with a smile. “I’ve got to talk to coach Beaty about that. I should definitely try to get a curve in there.” For now, every knockdown is given one point. And Beshears isn’t listening to excuses. “I wouldn’t say that I have the upper hand just because I play outside receiver,” Beshears said. “He’s inside with a lot more people in the box.”

an extra boost. Now it’s like rum’s play so far, defensive a new season. It’s gonna be a coordinator Vic Shealy led lot fun.” with a little bit of sarcasm. “Well, I guess what you Throwback jerseys ready want is about six sacks so KU officials announced far,” he said with a laugh. Thursday that specially de- “But I think he’s been consissigned adidas throwback uni- tent. I think we can still get forms would be available for better production out of him, sale starting today. as we can me, as we can all of The uniforms, a replica of our players. I’m happy with the jerseys worn by the 1961 Toben, but Toben can get KU team that won the Blue- better and he will. We need bonnet Bowl, are primar- him to because he’s one of ily Columbia blue with white those guys who has the abilnumbers trimmed in red. The ity to make a big impact.” ode to KU’s past is another Added head coach Turner part of a weekend designed Gill: “He’s been very relentto honor the ’61 squad, which less coming off the edge and became the first in school playing the run game, too. I history to win a bowl game. think he’s played as good as Nearly 40 members of that anybody on the defensive team will be back for this side of the ball.” weekend’s homecoming conStill seeking turnovers test. Through three games, the John Hadl, the quarterback on that ’61 team and a mem- KU defense has forced just ber of the KU Hall of Fame, one turnover, a fumble on a said he was looking forward fourth-down play in the seato seeing a newer version of son-opening victory against McNeese State. his old uniform. Gill continually has said “That’ll be great,” Hadl said. “Everybody will get a that the coaching staff has kick out of seeing those, and emphasized creating turneven the fans who are our overs in practice but, so far, age who have followed the that has not transferred onto Jayhawks all these years will the field on gameday. “I can sit here and say we probably think that’s pretty are making progress in pracneat.” tice, but we want to get that Opurum off to a great start going now in game action,” Junior Toben Opurum has Gill said Wednesday. “I think gotten off to a roaring start we will see a difference in in his first full season at the the way we go about doing “Buck” linebacker/defensive things, but there is never a end position. Through three guarantee that you are gogames, Opurum leads the ing to cause turnovers. The Jayhawks in tackles for loss coaches have done a good job with 5.5. That total places him and so have our players and I second in the Big 12. In addi- think we have stepped it up tion, Opurum ranks second to where we have a better on the team in total tackles, chance to do that in a game.” with 18, and also owns one of Texas Tech enters Satfour sacks the Jayhawks have urday having forced seven recorded. turnovers and given up just Asked for his take on Opu- two.

CORRECTION In Thursday’s Journal-World the names of former KU football players Rodger McFarland, Fred Eiseman and Pack St. Clair were misspelled. All three were members of KU’s 1961 Bluebonnet Bowl championship team that will be honored this weekend at Memorial Stadium.

There’s also another way for a receiver to get a knockdown: by juking a defender so badly that he falls to the ground. The friendly knockdown competition — and the increased focus on outside blocking — seems to have benefited KU’s offense. The Jayhawks are averaging 4.5 yards per rush while running on 70 percent of their plays. Last season, KU averaged just 3.0 yards per carry in its first three games. KU also has 21 rushes of 10 yards or more. Last year, the Jayhawks had only 45 rushes of 10-plus yards all season. “It just gives us an extra Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo drive to be more physical and be better blockers,” Beshears D.J. BESHEARS (20) leads the Jayhawks in knockdowns by a receiver. said.



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LAWRENCE HIGH SOPHOMORE CAITLIN BROADWELL (5) calls out to her teammates during the Lions’ match against Olathe East. The Lions lost to O-East and to Free State.

FSHS upends LHS ————

Firebird seniors honored with win By Corey Thibodeaux

Nick Krug/Journal-World Photos

FREE STATE JUNIOR ASHLEY POWERS GETS UNDER A SET in front of Olathe East freshman Lindsey Benson. FSHS lost to O-East, but rebounded to beat Lawrence High on Thursday at FSHS.


LHS has had a potent offense this season, and the only obstacle has been its own turnovers, not opposing defenses. The system works, and it puts the team in position to score points, so Wedd isn’t about to change how the team operates. “We’re averaging 450 yards a game,” Wedd said. “We like what we’re doing. We might tweak it here and there because Charles added a lot of speed. We won’t be as fast.” Junior running back Jordan Brown received most of the carries last week after Jackson went down, so he should be in the rushing mix. Juniors Tyrone Jenkins and Asaph Jewson are the only other running backs on the roster who are upperclassmen, so each could see a featured role tonight. But anyone who has watched the Lions this season knows that the running game isn’t complete without junior quarterback Brad Strauss carrying his share. In two games this season, he led the team in rushes. “We’re very fortunate to have someone that’s got the skill level to throw it and run,” Wedd said. While the offense tries to figure out its kinks in the running game, the receivers could have to shoulder more of the offensive load. Senior receiver Anthony Buffalomeat said the passing offense should be ready to score this week when called upon, something that has been a challenge this season. And there’s just one other glaring weakness that needs to be addressed. “Less turnovers,” Buffalomeat said. He said those words abruptly, as if that is the team’s biggest flaw. The Li-

FREE STATE’S CAITLYN TILDEN, LEFT, and Megan McReynolds, laugh between sets at during a 6-3 win over Lawrence High Thursday at FSHS.

Probable Starters

On a boisterous Senior Night at Free State High, the Firebirds used the crowd’s energy to slip past Lawrence High. Olathe East went home as the winner of the triangular featuring both Lawrence schools, but most people forgot when LHS and FSHS took the court. Some thought two sets weren’t long enough. “I wish it could have gone to three,” LHS libero Zoe Reed said after Free State’s 28-25, 28-26 victory. FSHS senior Mariah Dickson, one of four senior Firebirds featured at Senior Night, said the match was exciting for the fans, but not

how she wanted to go about beating the Lions. “I would have liked to not make it so close,” Dickson said. Seniors Brie Mingus, Sam Landgrebe and Dezzie James joined Dickson as the celebrated Firebird seniors on the evening. The Lions came in assuming the meet would go in the Firebirds’ favor. “It was Free State’s night,” LHS coach Stephanie Magnuson said. But it wasn’t all Free State’s night. The hype must have gotten to FSHS early, Firebirds coach Nancy Hopkins said. FSHS lost to O-East, 2522, 25-20. They rallied to beat the Lions, but Hopkins wasn’t overcome. “It’s a win,” Hopkins said.



QB - Brad Strauss, 6-0, 175, jr. RB - TBA. WR - Anthony Buffalomeat, 6-2, 185, sr. WR - Erick Mayo, 5-10, 170, jr. WR - Drake Hofer, 6-0, 170, jr. WR - Garrett Cleavinger, 6-1, 185, sr. C - Wyatt Woods, 6-0, 275, sr. RG - Kharon Brown, 5-10, 220, jr. LG - Joe Odrowski, 6-3, 245, sr. RT - Sean Thomas, 6-2, 245, sr. LT Blake Hocking, 6-2, 245, sr. K - Anthony Rosen, 5-9, 165, sr.


NG - Kharon Brown, 5-10, 220, jr. DT - Sean Thomas, 6-2, 245, sr. DT - Darius Johnson, 6-1, 215, sr. ILB - Kal Farley, 5-11, 180, sr. ILB - Drew Green, 5-8, 205, soph. OLB - Jake Vinoverski, 6-1, 205, sr. OLB - Jordan Brown, 5-9, 185, jr. DB - Drake Hofer, 6-0, 170, jr. DB - Erick Mayo, 5-10, 170, jr. DB - Garrett Cleavinger, 6-1, 185, sr. DB - Brad Strauss, 6-0, 175, jr. P -Anthony Buffalomeat, 6-2, 185, sr.

“I don’t make such a big deal out of the rivalry.” The players didn’t either. The aftermath was friendly, with athletes embracing each other on a special night for the Free State seniors. “Our seniors congratulated their seniors,” LHS junior Krista Costa said. “It was a friendly match.” Many of the girls on LHS and FSHS were interested in the outcome of the tennis match between the two schools. And just like that event, the volleyball teams won’t let competition get in the way of friendship. “We’ll act like we never played each other,” Dickson said. “We’re always still friends no matter who won.” Olathe East also beat LHS, 25-10, 25-17.


getting it right the first time, according to Lisher. “When you do that you know, your team, assignment-wise and executionwise, is improving,” Lisher said. “It’s becoming more and more of the norm.” The Firebirds will also look to running back Shawn Knighton for another big game. He racked up 116 yards on the ground on 15 carries last week against Shawnee Mission Northwest and added his first two touchdowns of the season. Lisher credits Knighton’s weekly improvement at running back simply to getting back in the groove of the position. Knighton, a senior, played at tailback his sophomore year, but was needed at slot receiver last year. He has embraced the switch back and, quite literKevin Anderson/Journal-World Photo ally, run with it. ALEXA GAUMER (4) BUMPS THE BALL during Veritas’ home volleyball match Thursday. Veritas “He did a good job last lost to Kansas City Metro, 25-20, 25-17, but beat Bishop Seabury, 25-12, 25-16. The Eagles week of making one cut and (15-5) will travel Saturday to Flint Hills Christian. getting downhill quick,” Lisher said. “When he does that, he’s pretty effective. Knighton agreed the Firebirds’ success would start up front. “Our line is going to have to come out and work hard J-W Staff Reports “We did not play particu- to Shawnee Heights on Mon- like they did last week,” Knighton said. larly well, but got the victo- day. LEAVENWORTH — Jake Wal- ry,” FSHS coach Kelly Barah “We need to get back to playter had three goals, leading said. ing good soccer,” Barah said. Free State High’s soccer team Zackary Thompson had “We didn’t possess the ball like Probable to a 4-2 victory over Leaven- the Firebirds’ other goal. we usually do. Our passing was worth on Thursday night. FSHS (6-3) will play host a little bit off today.”

ons have turned the ball over in all four games this season, including a few in the red zone. LHS worked on scoring all week, but it won’t mean much if the Lions can’t hang on to the ball. Most of the turnovers come from Strauss throwing interceptions – some not his fault – and receiving bad snaps, which is usually the beginning of an offensive disaster. Meanwhile, senior center Brady Murrish continues to sit out because of a knee injury. It was after his injury in the second game of the season that the fumbledsnap problems began. That’s just something else Strauss has to deal with along with throwing, running, playing safety and playing special teams. With Jackson no longer a part of this offense, the whole team is basically depending on J-W Staff Reports Strauss to do everything. OVERLAND PARK — Shaw“We just have to get the ball into Brad’s hands,” Buf- nee Mission South’s soccer team blanked Lawrence falomeat said.

Walter’s hat trick lifts FSHS soccer

Starters Offense

LHS soccer falls to SM South, 2-0


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played for every point, and he was proud of the effort. “It’s nice when games are competitive,” he said. “And that’s what it’s about.” FSHS’s Caitlyn Tilden said it was like a match between friends. “It’s a fun day,” she said.

High, 2-0, on Thursday at the Raiders’ field. Tanner Click had six saves in goal. Parker Davies (right wing) and Justin Riley (cen-

ter midfielder) were cited for strong games. The Lions, 2-6-1, will travel to Topeka High on Saturday.

RESULTS Free State 6, Lawrence High 3

Doubles Taylor Eubanks-Abby Gillam, LHS, def. Emily Sadosky-Alexis Czapinski, 8-7 (10-8) Caitlyn Tilden-Megan McReynolds, FSHS, def. Lilly Abromeit-Brooke Braman, 8-4 Zoe Schneider-Chloe Clement, LHS, def. Guin Toalson-Alita Joseph, 8-7 (7-5)

Singles Czapinski, FSHS, def. Gillam, 8-0 Sadosky, FSHS, def. Clement, 8-2 Tilden, FSHS, def. Eubanks, 8-3 McReynolds, FSHS, def. Schneider, 8-6 Braman, LHS, def. Joseph, by default Toalson, FSHS, def. Kendall Pritchard, 8-6

LT — Fred Wyatt, 6-4, 215, so. LG —Jimmy Fernandez, 5-11, 205, sr. C — Seth Holiday, 5-9, 180, sr. RG —Cody Stanclift, 6-1, 230, jr. RT — Caylor Norris, 5-11, 240, sr. QB —Kyle McFarland, 6-3, 180, jr. RB —Shawn Knighton, 5-9,1 60, sr. WR —Calloway Schmidt, 6-2, 170, sr. WR —Tye Hughes, 6-0, 165, jr. WR —Ryan Patterson, 5-9, 155, sr. TE — Adam Joice, 5-11, 205, sr. K — Kale Joyce, 6-0, 185, sr.


DE — Cody Stanclift, 6-1, 230, jr. NT —Nate Flester, 5-8, 240, sr. DE —Austin Green, 6-0, 165, sr. OLB — Tye Hughes, 6-0, 165, jr. OLB — Calloway Schmidt, 6-2, 170, sr. ILB —Adam Joice, 5-11, 205, sr. ILB —Tim Turner, 5-11, 190, sr. MLB — Corban Schmidt, 5-10, 155, jr. CB — Shawn Knighton, 5-9, 160, sr. CB — Kyle McFarland, 6-3, 180, Jr. FS — Joe Dineen, 6-2, 170, so. P — Kale Joyce, 6-0, 185, sr.



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Tennessee AD: SEC will expand beyond 13 By Beth Rucker Associated Press Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart says the Southeastern Conference will expand again and officials at each school need to have a number of frank discussions before moving forward. The addition of Texas A&M as the SEC’s 13th team was a good one, Hart said, but the league’s leaders must take their next steps deliberately. “I think a lot of the conversation is just where we go from here, obviously, because at some point 13 will not be the number,” Hart told the Associated Press. “There

are a multitude of components to this that we have yet to really delve into. We will do that in relatively short order, but it’s very complex in nature.” The SEC announced Sunday that Texas A&M will join the conference in July after leaving the Big 12. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said later in the week that the league’s presidents and chancellors are not currently considering any other schools for admission and that he anticipates having no additional members for the 2012-13 season. The SEC split into divisions after adding South Carolina and Arkansas in 1992, and the addition of just Texas

A&M would leave those divisions unbalanced. Possibilities of a 14th member include the Big 12’s Missouri and West Virginia or Louisville of the Big East. Hart, who was hired by Tennessee on Sept. 5 after spending three seasons at Alabama assisting athletic director Mal Moore, declined to say who he would like the 14th school to be. He said he anticipated a number of conversations would take place in the coming weeks among the SEC’s leaders on topics such as scheduling, division membership, academics and the “business aspect” of realignment. He added that those conversations will help Slive

determine the future of the conference. “I think to say the least, this is and will be a fluid situation for weeks to come, maybe months to come,” Hart said.” No one can really pinpoint that at this moment, and that’s just inherent to the whole conference realignment scenario. ... There are too many variables. People understand to some degree the complexity, but they really don’t understand the magnitude of the complexity. It’s ongoing in nature.” NCAA President Mark Emmert is encouraging conference officials to consider factors besides revenue when weighing whether or not to change conference al-

legiances. Emmert told the AP he was concerned about the perception that money is driving the decisions, declaring “this is not the NFL, the NBA, it’s not a business.” Hart disagrees. “You can’t be reactive in this business, and that’s what it is,” he said. “I know sometimes people are offended by the term ‘business,’ but there is a business aspect to intercollegiate athletics that you have to be cognizant of and be ready to position yourself as well as you possibly can.” Hart has a point. The SEC distributed a record $18.3 million to each of its 12 schools earlier this year. While business is certainly one aspect of expansion, Hart

said there are many factors to consider. The SEC wasn’t actively seeking to expand, but when Texas A&M approached in July with its desire to join, conference leaders not only recognized that expanding into Texas was a smart financial decision but thought the Aggies’ academic profile and fan base was a good fit for the league, he said. “As Mike (Slive) has said many times, we were not in the market to expand, but when Texas A&M called the commissioner and expressed their strong desire to be a member of the Southeastern Conference, the landscape changed — as well it should have,” Hart said. “I think you have to have vision.”

NU fans heading to Wisconsin ————

With or without tickets, Husker faithful flocking to Madison for Big Ten debut By Eric Olson Associated Press Sports Writer

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BEAU BAUMERT, OF OMAHA, DISPLAYS HIS TICKETS to the Nebraska-Wisconsin football game while wearing his black Husker shirt Wednesday in Omaha, Neb. Baumert wanted to make sure he had seats to Nebraska’s Big Ten game against Wisconsin, so he and his roommate bought a pair of upper-deck season tickets from Wisconsin for $700 this summer.

Wisconsin officials tout Saturday night’s game against Nebraska as the toughest ticket ever at 94-year-old Camp Randall Stadium. As many as 30,000 Cornhuskers fans are expected to migrate to Madison, Wis., Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez said Wednesday. Most probably won’t get into the stadium to watch Nebraska’s inaugural Big Ten game. Beau Baumert of Omaha, Neb., and his roommate, Jared Lubbe, wanted to make sure they had seats, so they bought a pair of upper-deck season tickets from Wisconsin for $700 this summer. “I knew last year that this game would be extremely hard to get a ticket for,” said Baumert, a 26-year-old gas pipeline engineer. “We started looking for ways in January. In late June or early July the Badgers’ web page said

Wisconsin, Nebraska built on toughness, winning By Eric Olson Associated Press Sports Writer

Wisconsin and Nebraska have a lot more in common than red-and-white uniforms and their new Big Ten allegiance. Thirty years after he finished his playing career at Nebraska, Barry Alvarez went to Madison, Wis., and built the football program in the image of the Cornhuskers. No one’s more excited than Alvarez about No. 8 Nebraska visiting the seventhranked Badgers for its inaugural Big Ten game Saturday night. “My background and what I believe in football were established at the University of Nebraska,” said Alvarez, now Wisconsin’s athletic director. “I felt fortunate to play for a great coach in Bob Devaney, and he had a tremendous staff. And as far as fundamentals — physical play, sound play — all those things are things I took with me to this program.” Wisconsin had lost 36 of 45 games before Alvarez began his 16-year run as coach in 1990. Alvarez won 118 games and three Big Ten championships before he turned the program over to Bret Bielema, who is 53-16 in six seasons with a Big Ten cochampionship. Wisconsin and Nebraska football is predicated on toughness, something Devaney emphasized immediately upon taking over a downtrodden Huskers program in 1962. Devaney went 9-2 his first season and was 101-202 over 11 years with national titles in 1970-71. Alvarez played linebacker for Devaney from 1965-67 and was the leading tackler for the ‘67 team that led the nation in total defense and forced a school-record 40 turnovers. Alvarez came to Nebraska from Pennsylvania but appreciated Devaney’s

A lot of people in Nebraska and a lot of people in Wisconsin are northern European types who tend to be big people and tend to have potential to be good linemen.” — Former NU coach Tom Osborne commitment to bringing in as many homegrown players as possible. The state produced the burly boys who anchored the lines, and Devaney would recruit nationally for speed and skill. At Nebraska, the run set up the pass, though some would say the run just set up more runs during Tom Osborne’s 25-year, 255-win coaching career (1973-1997) that ended with national championships three of his last four seasons. If that sounds familiar to Wisconsin fans, it should. Both Nebraska and Wisconsin have traditionally gone into each game intent on outmuscling and wearing down the opponent, though there was a four-year hiatus from that methodology when Bill Callahan brought the finesse of the West Coast offense to Lincoln from 2004-07. Interestingly, Callahan was an assistant under Alvarez at Wisconsin (1990-94). So was Kevin Cosgrove (1990-2003), Callahan’s much-maligned defensive coordinator at Nebraska. Fourth-year Nebraska coach Bo Pelini completely cut ties to the Callahan era after last season when he fired Shawn Watson as offensive coordinator and promoted Tim Beck to the job. Beck’s system gives a nod to the past, featuring the hard running of Rex Burkhead and a splash of Osborne’s favored triple-option with quarter-

back Taylor Martinez. Osborne goes back to the immigration patterns of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to explain the similar way the two programs were built. “A lot of people in Nebraska and a lot of people in Wisconsin are northern European types who tend to be big people and tend to have potential to be good linemen,” he said. “I think (Alvarez) always felt he could recruit his offensive linemen, some of his defensive linemen, from the state. “If you look at Nebraska over the years, we’ve had some fine linemen types out of Nebraska. You don’t want to stereotype too much. We’ve had great running backs and receivers and all kinds of people from Nebraska, and they’ve had some, too.” All five of Wisconsin’s starting offensive linemen are from the state, and they are big, averaging 322 pounds a man and none standing shorter than 6 feet 4. Three of the Huskers’ five starting offensive linemen — Seung Hoon Choi, Mike Caputo and Spencer Long — went to Nebraska high schools. Alvarez said he “stole” from Nebraska the idea for a walk-on program. “Having been the only Division I school in the state, as Nebraska is, I really felt there were a lot of players who were borderline — guys you’re not ready to pull the trigger on who we would actively recruit,” Alvarez said. “Quite frankly, they’ve been our saviors. I call them our ‘erasers.’ They make up for any mistakes you make in recruiting.” Saturday night’s game will be only the sixth between the schools and the first since 1974. Nebraska has won three of the five, but Wisconsin won the most recent meeting 21-20 in Madison.

they would release season tickets for purchase and that it would be the only way to get tickets to this game.” Wisconsin spokesman Brian Lucas said the school had 404 season tickets available for sale and that 67 of them were bought by people with Nebraska addresses. Each buyer was limited to four tickets. Under Big Ten rules, a school is allotted 3,000 tickets for road games. Nebraska received requests for 20,000 for this one. Fans willing to pay a premium could try their luck on the secondary market. Brokers were asking $200-$500 Wednesday for a ticket with a $49 face value. Many ticketless Nebraska fans aren’t deterred. They’re heading to Madison in droves. Mike Huffman, a 52-yearold physician from Lincoln, Neb., said he’ll fly to Madison with two friends with the un-

derstanding that they’ll pay no more than $200 apiece on the street for a ticket. If the price isn’t right, he said, they’ll be content to soak up the atmosphere from a local watering hole or the tailgate area. “This is a historic event. Man, I can’t miss it,” Huffman said. “I’ve got to be there. It’s one of those bucket-list things. I’m pretty sure I’d regret it if I didn’t go.” Brent Gries, a 51-year-old bar owner from Paxton, Neb., is loading up his Dodge pickup and heading to Madison with two friends. If they can find tickets for $100 or less, they’ll go inside the stadium. Otherwise, they’ll go to a bar or tailgate in Badgerville, an area north of the stadium that can accommodate 5,000 people with big-screen TVs and will be open throughout the game. Mike Fields, 33, a University of Nebraska web designer from Lincoln, said he and his wife and in-laws are driving

an RV to Madison to mark the occasion of the Huskers’ first Big Ten game. He said he probably wouldn’t buy a ticket for any price. He said the Huskers have let him down too many times in big games, and they’re 91⁄2-point underdogs. “I may be kicking myself a bit if we win and I wasn’t there,” Fields said, “but it might be worse if I spent the money and was there and we lost. I have a slim suspicion we might not be competitive.” Adding luster to the game is that it’s the first in Madison since 1962 that two teams ranked in the top 10 will square off. Wisconsin is No. 7 and Nebraska is No. 8. Wisconsin officials are hopeful the locals won’t give into temptation and sell tickets to Nebraska fans, many of whom will be wearing black instead of their traditional red so they stand out among the red-clad Badgers fans.



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Rays roll into playoff rematch at Rangers By Stephen Hawkins Associated Press Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The Texas Rangers had to win their last six games in the regular season to earn homefield advantage in the first round of the playoffs this time. Just to get into the postseason, Tampa Bay had to overcome a nine-game deficit in the final month and a sevenrun deficit in the final game. “Right now there’s nothing that we don’t think that we can’t do. ... We believe,” Rays manager Joe Maddon said Thursday, a day before the opener of a rematch of last year’s AL division series. “We definitely have a strong belief system going on right now, regardless of how we can look at these other teams that we have to play, and maybe there’s areas that they appear to be stronger than we, and probably are.” A tired Tampa Bay team arrived last Thursday at Rangers Ballpark, where the defending AL champion Rangers were already working out after getting to fly home from Los Angeles rather than having to go to Yankee Stadium. When the Rangers and Rays met in the playoffs last season, the visiting team won every game. That’s the only time that has ever happened in the major leagues.

“You’re talking about two teams that don’t really care where they play,” Rangers designated hitter Michael Young said. “It should be a fun series. You’re talking about two teams that are playing extremely well heading into the postseason.” Game 1 is Friday, when C.J. Wilson (16-7) pitches for the Rangers, who have won 14 of 16 games and set a franchise record with 96 victories. Wilson has known for more than a week that he’d be starting the playoff opener, and fellow left-hander Derek Holland (16-5) is set to start Game 2 on Saturday night. Maddon, whose Rays went 16-8 while having to play every day like an elimination game for the past few weeks, said coaches were still discussing their playoff rotation. While the only question for the Rangers over the last few days was whether they’d hold off Detroit for the American League’s secondbest mark, Tampa Bay finally clinched its playoff spot in a wild and exhilarating end to the regular season. Evan Longoria homered leading off the 12th inning late, late Wednesday night against the Yankees only minutes after Boston had given up two ninth-inning runs in a loss at Baltimore. Johnny Damon, one of the many different faces for these Rays after they purged

AL GLANCE American League Division Series

(Best-of-5; x-if necessary) All games televised by TBS New York vs. Detroit Friday, Sept. 30: Detroit (Verlander 24-5) at New York (Sabathia 19-8), 7:37 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1: Detroit (Fister 11-13) at New York (Nova 16-4), 7:37 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3: New York (Garcia 12-8) at Detroit, 7:37 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 4: New York at Detroit, TBA x-Thursday, Oct. 6: Detroit at New York, TBA Texas vs. Tampa Bay Friday, Sept. 30: Tampa Bay (Moore 1-0) at Texas (C.Wilson 16-7), 4:07 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1: Tampa Bay (Shields 16-12) at Texas (D.Holland 16-5), 6:07 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3: Texas at Tampa Bay, 4:07 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 4: Texas at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Thursday, Oct. 6: Tampa Bay at Texas, TBA

their highest-priced players last winter, said everyone was shocked at some point Wednesday night and hoping for Baltimore to force at least a wild-card playoff game for the Rays against Boston. There was no need for an extra game Thursday, and the Rays didn’t have an onfield workout after getting to Texas.

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TAMPA BAY RAYS, FROM LEFT, SEAN RODRIGUEZ, EVAN LONGORIA, AND ELLIOT JOHNSON CELEBRATE clinching the AL wild card Thursday in St. Petersburg, Fla. The new-look Rays will take on the Texas Rangers in a rematch of last year’s playoffs. Damon was also part of the 2004 Red Sox team that overcame a 3-0 deficit to the Yankees in the AL championship series and then won the World Series in a fourgame sweep. “I actually feel like this was a better comeback,” Damon said. The Rays were nine games back in the wild-card stand-

ings Sept. 3. They caught up with Boston this week, and finally passed the Red Sox in a matter of minutes on the final night of the regular season. Among the players gone from last year’s Tampa Bay team are Jason Bartlett, who hit .400 in the AL division series, Carlos Pena and Carl Crawford, now with the Red

Sox. The departed pitchers include starter Matt Garza, closer Rafael Soriano and relievers Grant Balfour and Joaquin Benoit. The most significant change for the Rangers since a year ago is not having Cliff Lee, who left in free agency to return to Philadelphia after helping Texas get to its first World Series.



Cardinals regroup before facing Phillies

Yankees, Tigers meet in prime pitching match-up

By R.B. Fallstrom Associated Press Sports Writer


National League ST. LOUIS — As the eupho- Division Series ria of winning the National (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) League wild card wore off in All games televised by TBS the wee hours, the St. Louis Philadelphia vs. St. Louis Cardinals collectively took a Saturday, Oct. 1: St. Louis (Lohse deep breath. 14-8) at Philadelphia (Halladay Savoring a celebration that 19-6), 4:07 p.m. seemed more spontaneous Sunday, Oct. 2: St. Louis (J.Garcia at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 17-8), than scripted, they’ll try to 13-7) 7:07 p.m. take the September groove Tuesday, Oct. 4: Philadelphia at no one thought they had in St. Louis, TBA x-Wednesday, Oct. 5: Philadelphia them into October. St. Louis trailed Atlanta by at St. Louis, TBA x-Friday, Oct. 7: St. Louis at 101⁄2 games on Aug. 25, then Philadelphia, TBA won 23 of the last 31 games to finish its improbable charge. Arizona vs. Milwaukee The Cardinals also owe the Saturday, Oct. 1: Arizona Philadelphia Phillies a tip of (I.Kennedy 21-4) at Milwaukee the cap for ending the season (Gallardo 17-10), 1:07 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2: Arizona (D.Hudson with a sweep of the Braves, 16-12) at Milwaukee (Marcum 13-7), who lost 18 of their last 27. 3:37 p.m. “To me, forever and ever, I Tuesday, Oct. 4: Milwaukee at have the Phillies in the high- Arizona, TBA est regard,” manager Tony x-Wednesday, Oct. 5: Milwaukee Arizona, TBA La Russa said. “It’s just not to atx-Friday, Oct. 7: Arizona at think they won three games, Milwaukee, TBA but it’s the way they competed.” But come Saturday, the 102-win Phillies will be hosting a confident, 90-win club. team that we’ve been over “It’s a great feeling to be the last month this year. able to come from so far “If we do, we have a down,” Lance Berkman said. chance.” “We felt like we had a run La Russa remembers wonlike these in us, and we ex- dering at one point in August ecuted it just in the nick of if the Cardinals would fintime. ish above .500 and relishes “And here we are.” his ninth playoff appearance The Cardinals and Nation- in 16 years with St. Louis all als were the only two Na- the more. After trailing the tional League teams to post Braves by 101⁄2 games on Aug. a winning record against 25, the Cardinals were 23-9 Philadelphia. St. Louis took the rest of the way, taking the season series 6-3 and took nine of 10 series and sweepthree of four on the road ear- ing the Braves and NL Central-champion Brewers. lier this month. They won 16 of their last 21 Berkman batted .467 against the Phillies with two to finally overtake the Braves, who are the first team in mahomers and seven RBIs. “A lot is going to be made jor league history to blow a of the fact that we played lead of at least eight games pretty well against the Phil- for a playoff spot in Septemlies this year, but with the ber. “We came from so far playoffs it’s a different story,” Berkman said. “We just have back,” La Russa said. “It’s to come out and try to be the nice to be part of history

NEW YORK (AP) — After a long flight, a pre-dawn arrival and a workout that came all too soon, Derek Jeter is ready for the playoffs. Almost. First, a good night’s sleep would be nice. “Man, I got home at 4:30. I don’t even know what I’m saying right now,” a blearyeyed Jeter said Thursday, a day before he and the New York Yankees face Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers in an AL division series opener. “It’s not fun yet.” It’s about to be, though. Justin Verlander vs. CC Sabathia in Game 1 is about as good as postseason matchups get. “It’s funny. The season has kind of gone full circle,”

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira said. “We started in March with Verlander and CC opening day and now the playoffs. It should be fun.” Verlander, who went 24-5 with a 2.40 ERA and 250 strikeouts, looms as one of the biggest first-round obstacles for the Yankees. Of course, the Yankees have an ace of their own in Sabathia, who goes against a Tigers’ lineup that carried Detroit to a 30-9 finish to the season. “A whole new season starts tomorrow for everybody,” Tigers manager Jim Leyland said. And it starts with the tastiest of first-round pitching matchups.


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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS STARTING PITCHER CHRIS CARPENTER (29) AND CATCHER YADIER MOLINA CELEBRATE the Cardinals’ victory over Houston on Wednesday in Houston. St. Louis will regroup before facing the Philadelphia Phillies. because the club deserved it. We were great for four months, and we had a little bad period, then we really came charging back. “Adversity was something that we embraced.” More adversity lingers for the postseason, with Matt Holliday (hand) and Rafael Furcal (hamstring) questionable for the Division Series opener. Holliday hasn’t played since leaving Tuesday’s game with a tendon strain, and Furcal was hurt on Monday. Allen Craig has given the offense a big boost in place of Holliday and finished with

a .315 average, 11 homers and 40 RBIs in only 200 at-bats. Nick Punto is the likely replacement at shortstop if Furcal can’t go. Kyle Lohse (14-8, 3.39) was set to start a one-game playoff on Thursday had the Cardinals and Braves tied. Now, he’ll start in the Division Series opener. Lohse endured alterations to the rotation that had him starting on long rest a handful of times after the All-Star break and was at his best in the final month, going 3-1 with a 1.37 ERA. He was 1-1 with a 1.76 ERA in two starts against the Phillies.

Underdog Diamondbacks to open against Brewers PHOENIX (AP) — Asked whether he would play up the underdog role to his upstart Arizona Diamondbacks, Kirk Gibson initially bristled. “Who says we’re the underdog?” the grizzled manager fired back. “I don’t think we feel we are. That’s the most important thing.” But, the more Gibson talked, the more it sounded like he was relishing the role of dark horse. After perfecting the chipon-the-shoulder thing during 17 big-league seasons, it seems Gibson doesn’t mind if his team plays that way, too. Predicted to be headed toward another so-so year after a pair of 90-loss seasons, the Diamondbacks were one of the surprises of baseball, earning their first NL West

title since 2007 on their way to winning 94 games. Now, the team that had so few preseason expectations is headed to the playoffs, opening the NLDS on Saturday at Milwaukee with ace Ian Kennedy facing Brewers righthander Yovani Gallardo. Making the cliché of one pitch at a time their mantra for the season, the Diamondbacks were the masters of the comeback, rallying from behind to win 48 times. And now the Diamondbacks are the team nobody is banking on, their odds of winning the World Series at 14-to-1 or worse. Not that anyone in Arizona is complaining, particularly Gibson. “It’s a good position to be in,” he said.

with Manny and his coaching staff and the tone they set in spring training,” Antonetti said Thursday. “I feel much better about where we are today than where we were a year ago, and I think a lot of that has to do with Manny’s leadership.” Acta is 149-175 in two seasons with Cleveland. “I’m very happy that I know I will be here for at least two years,” he said. “This is a place I want to be.”

White Sox, Marlins complete swap

BRIEFLY MLB’s attendance rallied in 2011 season NEW YORK — In a season full of comebacks, Major League Baseball attendance also rallied. MLB’s average attendance rose by about half of 1 percent this year, ending three straight seasons of drops. The NL East champion Philadelphia Phillies led baseball’s attendance chart for the

first time, drawing 3,680,718 fans. The Phillies have had 204 straight regular-season sellouts at Citizens Bank Park — Boston has sold out 712 straight games at Fenway Park. The overall attendance of 73,425,568 this year was the fifth-highest in MLB history. The 30 teams combined to average 30,229, STATS LLC said after the regular season ended Wednesday night. That was up from 30,067 last year.

Cleveland extends manager Acta CLEVELAND — Manny Acta’s second season managing the Indians was stressful. Next year, he can relax a little. One day after Acta led Cleveland to a second-place finish in the AL Central, general manager Chris Antonetti announced the club has exercised its 2013 option.

Acta kept the Indians in contention for much of this season before injuries overwhelmed the young club, which finished 14 games behind AL Central champion Detroit. A rash of injuries torpedoed a 30-15 start, but the Indians still managed to finish 80-82 — an 11-game improvement over Acta’s first season. “When we reflect on the successes we’ve had and the progress we’ve made, it began

MIAMI — The Chicago White Sox have acquired right-hander Jhan Marinez and infielder Ozzie Martinez as part of the agreement that allowed the Florida Marlins to hire Ozzie Guillen as manager. The Marlins acquired minor league right-hander Ricardo Andres in the deal announced Thursday.



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SOPHOMORES Thursday at Free State FREE STATE 40, SHAWNEE MISSION NORTH 0 FSHS scoring Stan Skwarlo 35-yard TD run (Blake Winslow PAT) Joe Dineen 15-yard TD run (Winslow PAT) Skwarlo 10-yard TD run (no PAT) Marcus Jacobs 5-yard TD run (Jacobs two-point conversion) Jacobs 5-yard TD run (no conversion) Nyle Anderson 70-yard TD run (no PAT) FSHS highlights: two fumbles recovered by Montreal Davis; fumbles recovered by Alex Knight, Taylor Krejci. FSHS record: 5-0 Next for FSHS: Wednesday at Shawnee Mission East


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PITTSBURGH RUNNING BACK RAY GRAHAM (1) IS GREETED by teammates Ryan Turnley (75), Cameron Saddler (5) and Mike Shanahan after scoring a touchdown on an eightyard run against South Florida on Thursday in Pittsburgh

Pitt dominates No. 16 USF By Will Graves Associated Press Sports Writer

PITTSBURGH — South Florida’s national showcase turned into Ray Graham’s coming out party. The Pittsburgh running back rushed for 226 yards and two touchdowns as the Panthers dominated the 16thranked Bulls 44-17 on Thursday night. Graham’s 13-yard touchdown gave Pitt (3-2, 1-0 Big East) the lead for good late in the first half and his 8-yard sprint up the middle early in the fourth quarter sealed it as the Panthers broke a fivegame losing streak against ranked opponents. “I thought it was his best performance,” Pitt coach Todd Graham said. “He’s a complete back.” The junior added four receptions for 42 yards and even returned kickoffs, a duty he insisted on after the Panthers struggled in the return game early. “The kid’s competitiveness is off the charts,” Todd Graham said. Pitt kept USF’s BJ Daniels under wraps all night. One of the nation’s top duel-threat quarterbacks couldn’t get it going with his arm or legs. Daniels ran for 43 yards — almost all of it coming on a lastgasp drive — and completed 18 of 36 passes for 223 mostly ineffective yards. The Panthers hadn’t beaten a ranked opponent since handling the then 10th-ranked Bulls in 2008. Five straight losses against quality competition followed, helping lead to former coach Dave Wannstedt’s retirement at the end of last season. Todd Graham came in promising to put together the kind of fireworks lacking during the end of the Wannstedt era. Graham has dubbed his system “high octane” and after a month of sputtering, the Panthers delivered a dynamic performance. “I’ve said all along we’ve got a good football team,” Graham said. “We made great strides tonight by playing a complete football game.” And doing it by completely manhandling the Bulls. Pitt held the ball for over 36 minutes, ran for 307 yards and converted 9 of 15 third downs. “It was an old-fashioned tail whipping is what it was,” USF coach Skip Holtz said. Tino Sunseri threw for 216 yards and a score for the Panthers, who avoided a second-half meltdown for a third straight week and instead poured it on against the sloppy, inconsistent Bulls (41, 0-1). USF came in off to their fourth 4-0 start in its last five seasons. All that September promise, however, dissolved

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Eudora Cross Country Invitational Thursday at Fall Leaf Farm Boys Varsity Team scoring: 1. St. James 33, 2. Bonner Springs 37, 3. Eudora 60. St. James results: 3. Carter Breithaupt 18:22, 4. Austin Krause 18:39, 7. Ryan Kelly 18:58, 9. Nolan Mccall 19:26, 10. Tom Moloney 19:33, 11. Michael Tolman 19:43, 13. Andrew Growney 20:02. Bonner Springs results: 1. Matt Coffman 17:48, 2. T.J. Kimbrough 18:12, 5. Austin Schuler 18:50, 14. Zack Quigley 20:05, 15. Joe Casteel 20:06, 17. Thomas Hook 20:16, 20. Trey Scott 21:26. Eudora results: 6. Tristin Chapman 18:57, 8. Tanner Lynn 19:01, 12. Austin Tuggle 20:00, 16. Dalton Strickell 20:09, 18. Cole Hutchins 20:24, 19. Hunter Trefz 20:30. Girls Varsity Team scoring: 1. St. James 27, 2. Eudora 38, 3. Bonner Springs 70. St. James results: 1. Alexa Van Lerberg 16:16, 2. Caroline Goode 16:50, 9. Lindsay May 18:10, 10. Molly Engen 18:10, 11. Lily Hecke 18:12, 12. Jamie Radakovich 18:32, 13. Abbey York 18:43. Eudora results: 3. Danelle Topil 16:51, 5. Kelsey Balluch 17:22, 6. Auston Katzfey 17:28, 14. Anna Brown 18:54, 16. Sophia Lehmann 19:16, 17. Hannah Schram 19:20. Bonner Springs results: 8. Mandy Ballou 17:58, 15. Citlally Alvarado 19:13, 19. Cheyenne Hale 20:10, 20. Tessa Newberry 20:11, 22. Akiko Capalla 20:57. Bishop Ward results: 4. Frankie Oropeza 17:18, 7. Andrea Oropeza 17:43, 18. Theresa Collins 19:51, 21. Karina Solis 20:49. Boys Junior Varsity Team scoring: 1. St. James 19, 2. Eudora 50, 3. Bonner Springs 78, 4. Bishop Ward 93. Girls Junior Varsity Team scoring: 1. St. James 15.

NHL Preseason

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in the fall. None of the previous hot starts ended with a Big East title and a Bowl Championship Series berth. The Bulls were hoping this is the year they finally break through. They survived against Notre Dame in the season opener, taking advantage of five turnovers to stun the Fighting Irish in South Bend. Romps over Ball State, Florida A&M and UTEP fol- Big 12 Conf. All games lowed. The Bulls viewed their W L W L trip to Heinz Field as a chance Oklahoma State 1 0 4 0 Oklahoma 1 0 3 0 to show the nation they’re a Baylor 0 0 3 0 legit threat to perennial con- Iowa State 0 0 3 0 State 0 0 3 0 ference power West Virginia. Kansas Texas 0 0 3 0 On Thursday, it was Pitt Texas Tech 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 that looked like the real thing. Kansas A&M 0 1 2 1 The Panthers’ ability to turn Texas Missouri 0 1 2 2 third downs into first downs Saturday’s Games v. Ball State eventually wore out South Oklahoma Kansas State v. Baylor Iowa State v. Texas Florida’s defense. v. Texas Tech “Physically I don’t know Kansas Texas A&M v. Arkansas that we were ready to accept the challenge that we were dealt today,” Holtz said. The Panthers have flirted BASEBALL American League with respectability this season CHICAGO WHITE SOX-Acquired RHP under Todd Graham. They Jhan Marinez and INF Ozzie Martinez from Assigned the contract of the RHP led Iowa by 17 points in the Florida. Ricardo Andres to Florida. second half and Notre Dame CLEVELAND INDIANS-Exercised the 2013 option on manager Manny Acta. by five in the fourth quarter contract Announced the resignation of pitching only to falter both times. coach Tim Belcher. KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Announced bench Todd Graham put the onus coach John Gibbons and pitching coach on his players, saying the Bob McClure will not return next season. National League problem with the offense is LOS ANGELES DODGERS-Named Alex “they’re just not running it.” Tamin director of baseball contracts, Nationwide-WNB Golf Classic Thursday He quickly backtracked, tak- research and operations. SAN DIEGO PADRES-Announced hitting At Midland Country Club Course ing responsibility for the lack coach Randy Ready will not return next Midland, Texas Purse: $525,000 season. of impact plays. Yardage: 7,380; Par: 72 (36-36) Association His solution? Give the ball American SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS- (a-amateur) Acquired RHP Hector Carrasco from First Round to his do-it-all running back. 30-33—63 (Atlantic) to complete an earlier B.J. Staten Ray Graham did it all, even Bridgeport Bubba Dickerson 32-32—64 trade. Danny Lee 32-32—64 returning kicks for the first BASKETBALL Craig Bowden 32-33—65 Basketball Association time this season. If he wasn’t National 32-33—65 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS-Named Dr. Bill Bob Heintz 33-33—66 making something out of Maloney, Dr. Tim McAdams and Dr. Steve Gavin Coles Jake Younan-Wise 35-31—66 Isono team orthopedists and Dr. Leroy Sims nothing behind an injuryBrian Smock 34-32—66 director of medicine. ravaged offensive line then FOOTBALL Steve Friesen 33-33—66 Todd Bailey 33-34—67 he was making one-handed Arena Football League ARIZONA RATTLERS-Signed WR Aaron grabs on passing routes. Valentin, WR Sean Creadick and WR Graham had some help Shamar Graves. from an unlikely place. Sun- HOCKEY National Hockey League seri, chastised by his coach ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned F JeanJacques to Syracuse (AHL). for holding onto the ball too Francois CAROLINA HURRICANES-Assigned long during last week’s loss to F Drayson Bowman, F Zach Boychuk, F Chris Durno, F Jon Matsumoto, F Jerome Notre Dame, showed Daniels Samson, F Brett Sutter, F Chris Terry, D wasn’t the only quarterback Justin Krueger, D Mathieu Roy, D Bobby Sanguinetti, G Mike Murphy and G Justin who could make plays with Peters to Charlotte (AHL). his legs. The junior ran for CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned F Rob 47 yards in the first half, tak- Klinkhammer to Rockford (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS-Re-assigned F Justin ing advantage when the Bulls Azevedo and F Jordan Nolan to Manchester (AHL). keyed on his backfield mate. MINNESOTA WILD-Claimed RW Nick The Panthers took a 20-17 Johnson off waivers from Pittsburgh. lead into halftime and this MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned D Alex to Hamilton (AHL). time, there would be no melt- Henry NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned G down. Jeremy Smith to Milwaukee (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS-Reassigned G Mike Instead, Pitt did what Todd McKenna to Binghamton (AHL). Graham has preached since WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed LW Jason Chimera to a two-year contract. taking over last January: it hit American Hockey League the gas. NORFOLK ADMIRALS-Signed F Ondrej The Panthers scored touch- Palat to an amateur tryout contract and D Trevor Ludwig to a professional tryout downs on each of their first contract. two possessions of the second LACROSSE Lacrosse League half. Sunseri hit Hubie Gra- National COLORADO MAMMOTH-Re-signed D Mac ham for a 12-yard touchdown Allen to a two-year contract. out of a funky formation that MOTORSPORTS GRAND-AM ROAD RACING-Named Ed had offensive tackle Juantez Bennett chief executive officer. NASCAR-Suspended Joe Denette Hollins lined up in the slot. Motorsports Truck Series team crew memThey took a more conven- ber Michael McLaughlin indefinitely for viotional path during a 66-yard lating its substance abuse policy. drive capped by a 2-yard COLLEGE AUBURN-Named Harper Williams men’s plunge by Zach Brown that basketball administrative assistant. HIGH POINT-Named April Brown academput Pitt up 34-17. ic advisor. This time, the big lead MICHIGAN STATE-Announced senior F Delvon Roe is quitting the basketball team would stick. because of knee pain.

Thursday At Kingsbarns, Scotland s-Old Course at St. Andrews: 7,305 yards, par-72 k-Kingsbarns Club: 7,181 yards; par-72 c-Championship Course at Carnoustie: 7,412 yards, par-72 Purse: $5 million First Round Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa 33-33—66k Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Spain 31-35—66k Michael Hoey, Northern Ireland 32-34—66s Markus Brier, Austria 35-31—66s G McDowell, Northern Ireland 33-34—67k Jaco van Zyl, South Africa 31-36—67k James Morrison, England 34-33—67k James Byrne, Scotland 36-31—67k Gregory Havret, France 35-32—67k Marc Warren, Scotland 33-34—67c Tom Lewis, England 33-35—68k Colin Montgomerie, Scotland 34-34—68k Lee Westwood, England 36-32—68k Peter Hanson, Sweden 35-33—68k Romain Wattel, France 35-33—68s Martin Kaymer, Germany 35-33—68k Lorenzo Gagli, Italy 33-35—68k Fredrik Andersson Hed, Sweden 34-34—68s Padraig Harrington, Ireland 34-34—68k Steve Webster, England 39-29—68s Shane Lowry, Ireland 38-30—68s Also Luke Donald, England 35-34—69k Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland 39-31—70k Dustin Johnson, United States 37-34—71k Ernie Els, South Africa 37-35—72k Darren Clarke, Northern Ireland 39-34—73k

PGA-Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Thursday At TPC Summerlin Las Vegas Purse: $4.4 million Yardage: 7,243; Par: 71 (35-36) First Round Jhonattan Vegas William McGirt Nathan Green Charlie Wi Steve Flesch Matt Jones Rod Pampling Harrison Frazar Nick Watney Derek Lamely Vaughn Taylor Blake Adams Garrett Willis Tim Herron Alex Cejka Carl Pettersson Arjun Atwal Robert Garrigus Kris Blanks Cameron Tringale Brendan Steele Kevin Streelman Bob Estes Paul Goydos David Duval Billy Horschel Will Strickler John Merrick Brian Gay Ben Crane Trevor Immelman Boo Weekley Alex Prugh Billy Mayfair Jeff Overton Paul Stankowski D.J. Brigman Nate Smith


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CONFERENCE FINALS (x-if necessary) Eastern Conference Atlanta 2, Indiana 1 Thursday, Sept. 22: Indiana 82, Atlanta 74 Sunday, Sept. 25: Atlanta 94, Indiana 77 Tuesday, Sept. 27: Atlanta 83, Indiana 67 Western Conference Minnesota 2, Phoenix 0 Thursday, Sept. 22: Minnesota 95, Phoenix 67 Sunday, Sept. 25: Minnesota 103, Phoenix 86 CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, Oct. 2: Atlanta at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5: Atlanta at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7: Minnesota at Atlanta, 7 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 9: Minnesota at Atlanta, 3 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 12: Atlanta at Minnesota, 7 p.m.


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Junior Varsity Lawrence High 10, Free State 5 Thursday at LHS Singles Free State names not available Singles Haley Ryan, LHS, won 8-2 Natasha Hurt, LHS, won 8-6 Molli Noller, LHS. won 8-3. Katie Gaches, LHS, won 8-7 (7-5) Yelena Birt, LHS, won 8-6 Emily Wangler, LHS, won 8-7 (7-5) Lara Bergin, LHS, lost 8-6 Josie Myers, LHS, won 8-2 Natalie Sauer, LHS, won 8-0 Kiley Snow, LHS, lost 8-3 Doubles Ryan-Carly Davis, LHS, lost 8-6 Birt-Gaches, LHS, won 8-6 Hurt-Wangler, LHS, won 8-0 Madison Ruder-Myers, LHS, lost 8-7 (7-4) Emma Squires-Kelli Strum, LHS, won 8-3

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Heartland Works, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional to fill a Career Consultant position in our Lawrence and Atchison Workforce Centers. Career Consultant assesses job seeker skills, identifies career interests, counsels on demand occupations, creates employment plans, calculates appropriate financial assistance for training, and places job seekers into careers with strong growth and earning potential. Ideal candidates will have outstanding business communication, leadership, planning and organizing skills. Computer skills needed. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Excellent benefit package included. Heartland Works, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled. TO APPLY: GO TO and complete the registration, resume and survey. Send an email to: indicating you have completed this process and which position you are applying for. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Call Sharon Beyer at 785-234-0500 if you have questions.

Open Interview Session COME ONE!! COME ALL!! What: OPEN INTERVIEW SESSION Position: Student Aid Advisor When: Thur., Oct. 6th, 11AM-7 PM Fri., Oct. 7th, 10AM - 4PM Sat., Oct. 8th, 10AM - 4 PM Where: Student Financial Aid Services, Inc. 1421 Research Park Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 SEE YOU THERE!! Job description and application are accessible through our online ad at:

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Must have Class A or B CDL, experience in driving dump or end dump truck, experience hauling asphalt a plus. MUST be able to pass DOT drug screens and have good MVR. SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY 785.246.1459.

General Eileen’s Colossal Cookies is now seeking a dependable person for an important full time position learning all areas of our cookie shop, including cookie decorating. No Sundays. Call Michael at 785-856-2253 for more information.

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Busy Office Medical seeks dynamic, self - directed personable RN. Office experience preferred but will train the right candidate. Monday through Friday hours, work no weekends and no holidays, and take no call. Must have excellent computer skills. Benefits include generous paid time off, profit sharing, medical/dental insurance. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resumes and letters of references to


needed for fast-paced, professional practice. Fax resume to: 785-843-0421 or bring to: 1425 Wakarusa Dr. Suite A, Lawrence, KS.


General Service Administrator /Courier

Immediate opening for courteous, well-spoken individual in our service department. • Required Qualifications: • Advanced customer service skills • Ability to multi-task • Computer skills • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) • Current drivers license with clean driving record Two years related exp. and/or training in customer service, billing, dispatching or project management or equivalent combination of education & experience. Apply in person at Cloud’s Heating, 920 E. 28th St, Lawrence. EOE 10 HARD WORKERS NEEDED NOW! Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755 Pro-Cuts now hiring a full or part time stylist to join our fun, energetic team! Apply at 2500 Iowa in Lawrence

Busy Optometrist office is seeking full time front desk position. Must be available evenings and weekends. Apply at 2600 Iowa, Lawrence.


Specializing in psychotherapy for adult women suffering with obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, medical phobias, depression, and borderline personality disorder. Located in downtown Lawrence. 785-289-8525

Physical Therapist/ Occupational Therapist-CHT Sign on bonus: up to $15K! ARC has an immediate opening in our Topeka, KS clinic for a full time PT & OT. CEU reimbursement; Med, Dental & Vision insurance, PTO + more benefits available. Current KS license preferred. Contact Tonya Knoettgen @ 913-831-2721 or

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RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is currently accepting applications for part-time dietary aides, 16-24 hours/week. Evenings & weekends. Apply online at reers. EOE


Norrenberns Truck Service of Lawrence, KS

WE are looking for Class A CDL Drivers LTL & Line Haul position. Pay $16.69/hr. Plus Full benefits. Email or call 866-324-6687 ext. 313. EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

Accounting Trainer First Management, a locally owned Property Mgmt Company has an immediate opening for a Accounting Trainer. Prefer bachelor’s degree in accounting or a minimum of 4 years of related work experience. Must be highly proficient in Excel and Word. Ability to solve problems and work independently. Requires some travel. We offer a competitive salary package with health, dental, and 401K. Email resumes to: jobs@ Or fax to 785-830-9011

Part-Time Retreat Center Cook Wanted

Tall Oaks Conference Center Linwood, KS. Part time Fall and Winter with more hours Spring and summer. School or restaurant cooking experienced preferred. Info and forms on website under “Job Opportunities”. Or call 913-301-3004.


Looking for highly motivated, self-starter: Metal stud framers, Sheet rockers, Drywall finishers, Acoustical Ceiling mechanics, and EIFS Applicators to join our growing company. Work sites are in the Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, Fort Riley, & Salina area. Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and the willingness to travel is a MUST. Competitive pay, benefits and a drug-free workplace. Apply online: with references or call (785) 539-7266 for an application

REPORTER The Lawrence Journal-World ( is seeking a reporter to cover news that happens during the evening. The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs and shoot video and post the news to the Web site. This is a full-time position working between 3 p.m. and 1 a.m. with occasional day shifts and weekend work. The person may also be called on to do some web production work. This is your opportunity to be an integral part of the company that’s been featured by the New York Times as “the media company of the future.” Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree preferably in journalism; demonstrated writing experience; the ability to complete online editing and populate online forms for publication on the Web; one year shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES The World Company Account Executives are responsible for selling and maintaining print and online advertising for Lawrence Journal-World,, KUsports. com,, and other company newspapers, websites and digital products. Our sales team will sell clients a platform of products including print and online advertising, web banners, and event marketing sponsorships. Account Executives are accountable for meeting or exceeding sales goals, prospecting new clients and making initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone. They are responsible for developing and building relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list. Sales opportunities include Lawrence, Kansas and surrounding communities. Ideal candidates will have minimum 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 We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

CLO is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults and children with severe developmental disabilities achieve personally satisfying and fulfilling lifestyles. Now hiring for the following positions: Direct Support Professionals Full time positions working 3 days on 4 days off!! Full time weekends only available!! Qualifications include: Must be at least 21 years of age; Minimum of high school diploma Or GED; Operation of motor vehicle; Current and valid driver’s license; Experience working with persons who have disabilities a plus. House Parents Imagine that your career is to work with your partner to raise and care for your family. Your primary responsibility is to provide daily life experiences that are both enriching and educational. House Parents provide teaching and support to up to four persons with developmental disabilities who live in separate, but attached duplexes in Lawrence and the Kansas City metro area. House Parents work with the individuals in the home and manage both home operations and budgets. CLO is currently hiring couples with or without children. Lawrence and Kansas City Metro locations available!

*CLO is also seeking Foster Families for adults and children.* To learn more about these exciting opportunities OR to learn more about CLO services and other job opportunities, please visit our website OR call 785-865-5520! EOE.

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

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

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


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

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Garage Doors

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

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Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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

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

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

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Lawn, Garden & Nursery Earthtones Landscape & Lawn, LLC. Landscape Installation Monthly Maintenance, Sod, Mulch, Retaining walls Delivery/Disposal up 5 tons For details 785-856-5566

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Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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

Big/Small Jobs

Riffel Painting Co.

Dependable Service


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

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

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379 Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

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

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2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

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

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

(785) 550-1565

Sewing Service & Repair

M-F 9-6, Th 9-8, Sat 9-4 RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER CLASSES FORMING NOW & Handyman needs Servicing Most Model Sewing small work. Machines, Sergers & Vacs Bill Morgan 816-523-5703 www.lawrencemarketplace. com/measbernina

Green Grass Lawn Care

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


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• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

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

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


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NOW HIRING Electricians

Torgeson Electric Company 711 W 1st Ave Topeka, KS Apply in person or online at:

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Great location 1/2 block to KU at 1034 Mississippi. Energy efficient 1BR (Big BR) with private parking. Avail. now. $475/mo. No pets. Call Neil 785-423-2660



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1BR, 1/2 block to KU, reserved parking, $510. GAS & WATER PAID. 785-842-7644

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1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths

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


Wyndam Place Senior Residence

55 & Better - Lawrence We’ll take care of all your needs, no worries here! Great place to retire to! • Afforable 1 & 2 Bedrooms • W/D connections • 24 Hr Emergency Maint. • Controlled access entry • Pantry, walk-in closet • T-lift to our front door • Activities SPECIAL: $100 OFF 1st Mo. 2551 Crossgate Drive Call Brenda 785-749-4646 Mon. and Wed. 9-11:30am Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9am-5pm EHO - Handicap Accessible

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

Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all elect, plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $410. water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, Duplexes DW, W/D hookup, garage, $570. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR w/CA in 4 plex, excellent locale near KU & down2BR — 2412 Alabama in town at 1104 Tennessee. 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, washer $490. No pets. 785-842-4242 & dryer. No pets. $470/mo. 2BR w/garage, W/D hookup Call 785-841-5797 - available now. $450/mo. 2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 Lease & deposit. No pets. story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D Call (785) 766-4663 hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. 2BR, 1301A Michigan Way. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 On cul-de-sac. Has CA, lg. 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry yard w/patio, W/D hookup. on site, wood floors, off-st. $625/mo. Call 785-691-7400 parking, CA. No pets. $500$550, water pd. 785-841-5797 2BR, 2 bath, FP, lg. kitchen, 2 car. New carpet & paint. 2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4- 2121 Pikes Peek Place. plex, CA, W/D hookup, off- $750/mo. Call 785-842-7644 st. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. 2BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, No pets. Call 785-841-5797 CA, DW, W/D hookup, lawn care, $650/mo. 316 Minne2BR, lower in 4-plex, 1725 sota. Call 785-887-6235 Tennessee. $465/mo. Has 2BR, 1 bath, laundry rm., DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. garage. SW Lawrence. 785-371-4343, 785-393-4510 Avail. now. $700/mo. Call 785-843-5653, 785-979-9372 2BR, small apt. in 4-plex. 713 W. 25th. Avail. now. All 3BR, 1,500 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 kitchen appls. W/D on-site. car, loft, fenced, Near W. I$475 deposit, $600/mo. with 70 exit. $800. Avail. Nov. 1/2 utilities paid. 785-979-7812 OFF Nov. 785-843-4548 eves

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941 Indiana - 2BR 1 bath $650/mo. 785-841-4935

Avalon Apartments 901 Avalon

2BR, 900 sq. ft., balcony, Heat & water paid, Easy walk to school or downtown, $630/mo., $300 deposit.


Country Club Apts.

Nice 2BR, 2 bath with W/D

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

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2340 Murphy Drive 2BRs - $500/mo.

Large kitchens, bedrooms and closets. Newly updated. Convinent to all services, on the bus route

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SPORTS COPY EDITOR PRINT & DIGITAL The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR with a knack for producing innovative designs through copy editing and lively headlines in order to facilitate the publication of high quality, accurate, digital and print sports articles and stories. Copy editor will: • Edit stories for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar and spelling, organization, readability and style. • Produce the site’s sports content so that it remains current, accurate and fresh. • Design and maintain digital forms, views, links and other technical aspects to maximize interactivity of the user experience. • Create and administer pages in Ellington, content management system which may include the posting of video, audio and written content. • Coordinate with reporters, editors and photographers to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality. • Perform detail-oriented, quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers. • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. Ideal candidates should have a track record of sound news judgment, a keen eye for errors of style and substance, strong design skills, being team oriented, prioritizing and taking pride in the details, and at least one year of newsroom, print or on-line publication copy editing experience. Ability to work evenings and weekends is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent years of work experience and at least three years of experience using Quark Express or InDesign. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

2BR, W/D, pool-start at $500

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

2BR — 909 Missouri or 1305 Kentucky, in 4-plex. Have CA & DW. No pets. $450/ month. Call 785-841-5797 2BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. Close to KU. $595/ month. $200 Deposit. Avail. Now. Call 785-842-7644 2BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. Close to KU. $550/ mo. One Month FREE. $200 Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 2BR, 925 Alabama. 1 Bath, Central Air, $500/mo. 2 Car garage is avail. for $100 per month. 785-842-7644

3 GREAT Locations Village Square Stonecrest Hanover First Month FREE

—————————————— —Mention this ad, Receive $0 Deposit upon approval —————————————— —• Pet Friendly • Near KU • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens • Huge private balconies • W/D or hookups in some • 2 & 3 BRs • Pool


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Sunrise Terrace — 951 Arkansas, so close to KU! 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laundry, lots of parking, some with W/D. $550 - $750/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Move in by Nov. 1, 2011 Call for details 785-838-9559


w/electric only, no gas some with W/D included Income restrictions apply Students welcome Sm. Dog Welcome EOH


MULTI-MEDIA SALES MANAGER The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a leader to supervise a sales team which increases advertising revenue for all digital and print advertisers. By working closely with our sales and management teams, this individual will: • Recommend and execute sales strategy to achieve budgeted goals. • Supervise and develop sales account executives in their efforts to achieve their revenue goals. • Participate in the development and sales of new, revenue-generating projects. • Create a work process plan that promotes communication, encourages cooperation and operates efficiently, focusing on overall revenue growth with consideration for individual units’ revenue goals. • Work closely with the VP of Sales & Marketing to develop and propose pricing and packaging to fill needs of both the client and the company. • Know the strengths and weaknesses of the competition across all advertising mediums and position The World Company accordingly. • Understand and work with traffic, production and billing systems and staff to efficiently manage sales processes. • Submit weekly and monthly status reports including pacing/projections and progress summary. Ideal candidates should have at least five years of successful career development in sales, e.g. growth in territory or responsibility; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; a proficiency for understanding and selling all media types; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong selling and organizational skills; strong verbal, mathematical, and analytical skills; a proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software. Candidates must possess a valid state driver’s licenses (or be able to get one). To apply submit a cover letter and resume to We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Campus & Downtown 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts 785-749-7744

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Apartments & Townhomes 2 & 4BRs Available NOW

1/2 OFF & MORE!

All Units: Pool, on KU bus route, DW, & microwave 2BRs - 1/2 Mo. Rent FREE near KU, laundry facilities 837 MICHIGAN 4BRs - 1st Mo. Rent FREE W/D, FREE wireless internet 660 GATEWAY COURT



4BR, 1307 W. 22nd St. 3 level, 1.5 bath, garage, close to KU, school, and shopping. $1,000/mo. 785 331-7846

Girl’s 16” Barbie Bike. Pink with hand and foot brake, adjustable seat, originally $70, sell for $15, call 785-749-7984.

1425 Riverside Road.

Baldwin City

3BR nice duplex avail. now. 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, lg. fenced yard. $750/mo. 1/2 OFF 1st Month 785-594-4864

Eudora 3BR home, 1236 Main, 1 bath, wood floors, newly redone, Thermo windows, CA, 1 car. $925/mo. + deposit. Call 785-766-0035 or 766-0271

4BR newer home - Shadow 913 Christie Ct., Lawrence Ridge. Many amenities, FP, - New exterior & carpet. 3 3 walk-in closets, 2 bath, 3 full bath, 2 kitchens, 2LRs, car, $1,250/mo. 785-691-7115 walk-out basement, 2 car. $1,100/mo. 913-687-2582 Lone Star


3BR, 2Bath house, stove, refrig., DW, on 6 acres, 752 SE 550 Road. $700/mo. Avail. now. 785-249-6518


430 Eisenhower Drive Showing by Appt. Call 785-842-1524 www.mallardproperties

Lots of great stuff! 50% off sale on artwork by Julie Hammer. Beautiful cedar chest, floor lamp, end table, speakers, computer Firewood-Stoves speakers, shoes & Firewood: Early Bird Sale - Clothing, mixed firewood, cured for coats-kids to adult, lots 1 year. $180 per cord. Call of good quality. Kids and adult softball cleats. 785-766-4272 (Lawrence) Snow boots. Purses, jewelry, accessories. Furniture Kids’ toys, games, puzzles, books, bike hel8ft Pool Table and 3 pc mets, girl’s kitchen set. theater seeting. 8 ft Sta- Collection of sheep & pleton pool table with lambs. black felt, dark wood fin- Books, CDs, videos, home ish, clawed feet, braided school curriculum. leather pockets. Beauti- Art and craft supplies, ful table, comes with a mats and mat board, pacover, cue sticks, cue per, picture frames, butstand and more. Theater tons. seating by Berkline as Wedding items, aisle runseen in Family Leisure, 3 ner. pc., recliners, black, with Home decor, new yellow built in cup holder. very gingham valance, matchcomfortable. We are asking table lamp sets, ing $1.000 for pool table. small appliances, many and $500 for chairs. new items, kitchen items Queen head and foot and much much more! board, metal, nice with rails. $50. Call 615-500-2262, ask for 01 Theresa or 913-745-4117.

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CALL FOR SPECIALS! • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 or after 3PM 785-766-2722 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

3BR Townhomes Avail. Adam Ave. - 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $895/mo. Bainbridge Cir. - 1,200 1,540 sq. ft., 1.5-2.5 bath, 1 car, $695 - $775/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit 785-841-4785

Saddlebrook Townhomes

Luxury 2BR, 2 Bath with W/D and 1 Car Garage. Quiet West side Area 625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200

Houses 3 BR- Hardwood floors, fireplace, fenced yard. On bus route. $850 a month. 1306 W. 22nd St. 785-842-6456


Beta Sigma Phi Service Sorority Charity Garage Sale

Farms-Acreage 14 wooded acres near Lake Perry. Old homestead (no house). Repo, assume owner financing, no down payment, $585 monthly & 11 Acres, corner w/ trees, $343 monthly 785-554-9663 785-842-1069

Saturday, Oct 1 8 AM- 2 PM ??? 4201 Harvard

Yamaha 9’ concert grand piano. Perfect for large church or concert hall. Mid-America Piano 800-950-3774

Office Equipment

Terrific items, baby clothes, baby swing, baby bed mattress, small grill, twin mattress and box springs, full headboard, wooden bowl, luggage, blankets, toys, games, ladies and men’s clothing, Christmas items, knick knacks, lots of miscellaneous. Members adding items each day until Saturday. Try not to miss this one!!!

Computer printer Pixma iP1600, prints photos too. Supports Douglas County Works well, has extra new Senior Services, Theatre Antique Reznor, black, Lawrence, First Step at small gas heater approxi- printer cartridge. Only $15. Lakeview and The WilCall: 785-979-8726 mately. 30”x24”x10” $100. low. 785-843-6640


Separator, Antique, new, Marvel No.3 Gravity Cream Separator. Large round tin receptacle with 3 wood 3BR, 2 story w/1 bath, lg. legs. A steal at $100. Be the shed. near Elem. school & first to own this Dairy lore. downtown. Avail. Oct. $900 Laggards will be left behind with their cream /mo. Pets ok. 303-502-6506 souring. 785-843-6640 3BR, 2 story, 2,035 sq. ft. home in Quail Run area, Grind Stone. Hand crank 4113 Goldfield. 2 1/2 bath, (gears) 22” round by 2” LR w/FP, full bsmt., 2 car. thick on wood base. $100. $1,500/mo. lease. No pets. 785-843-6640 Avail. now. 785-331-5787

3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 Appliances bath, garage, fenced yard. Avail. Now. $800/mo. 1/2 off Bar Stools, (2) Beer bottle bar stools, $30/offer. Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 785-766-9211. Studios — 2400 Alabama, all 3BR, SW district, 2 bath, big elect., plenty of parking, AC, backyard, double garage. Refrigerator, GE, 21 cu. ft. laundry. $390, water/cable Near fitness trail. $950/mo. side by side. Older but Sorry, no pets 785-841-4201 paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 clean. $100. 785-843-1207

Sports-Fitness Equipment


Garage Sale 3912 W. 8th St

Foosball Floor Table, This Traditional-Looking ClasSaturday October 1 sic. Heavy Duty Wood 8AM-2PM Laminate adds structural Sunday October 2 stability & strength. NEW 8AM-1PM in box Retails for $350, asking $250. Air Hockey Floor Table, Field Playbed Lots of gently used girl’s Heavy-Duty 5 Square Legs, clothing, home furnishstabilize playbed. Solid 5/8 ing, exercise equipment, Solid Steel Rods on Slick camping equipment, Bearings—for serious play. toys, full-sized Barbie Ex. Cond. Retails $350, ask- Dream house and much ing 250. Call 785-842-3808. more! Trampoline-FREE. 15’ round Jump King trampoline. Bed & frame in good condition. You haul, it’s yours. Call M-F 6 PM-10 PM; S/S 9 AM-10 PM. 785-331-3797.

Beautiful formal dining room set with matching hutch, two KC chiefs men’s jackets, weight bench, TV, small lawn mower engine, unicycle, small boy’s games and toys, pictures, lots of Halloween and Fall decorations, sporting equipment and much, much more and misc. items. 03

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Multiple Family Garage Sale

1313 Pinehurst Circle Friday, Sept. 30, 7AM - 1PM Saturday, Oct. 1, 8AM - Noon Housewares, toys, dressers, desks, twin daybeds, antique iron twin bed, futon, small foosball table, propane gas grill, junior drum set, clothes, TV, playset slide, and much, much more! 03

Yard Sale Sat. Oct. 1 7:30-Noon 612 Chouteau Ct. (off of 6th & Monterey) Antique furniture, antique steamer trunk, corner baker’s rack, 30” round wicker and iron table, large amount handmade Drinker pottery, 2” wood blinds oak, small microwave, Jr. misses size 2-5 clothing, and misc. household. 04

Garage Sale Saturday Oct. 1st 7:30A.M.-Noon. 1132 Sawhill Drive

(off Harvard all the way down on left on Sawhill) Boys and Girls bikes, radio flyer wagon, Halloween costumes, Thomas train table, kids toys and games, Children’s winter coats, Rain coats and rain boots for kids, Boys & Girls clothing (Gymboree, Gap, Talbots kids) Children’s snow skis, Housewares, Lawn spreader, Paperbacks, Golf balls, Stereo Components, Bike rack for car, Roller blades. No early birds please! 05




Saturday, Oct. 1 7AM - Noon 4732 Wimbledon Drive Lawrence More than 40 girl’s dance costumes in child and adult sizes, lots of children’s books, Rubbermaid tool shed, tools, ladder, oak kitchen chairs & stools, refrigerator, 30 ft. extension ladder, CDs, bookshelves, wicker love seat & rocker, 2 green wrought iron chaise lounges, 2 twin beds, full size brass bed, beanie babies, stuffed animals, prom dresses, LL Bean duffle bags, flower pots, doll furniture, frames, child’s desk, pillows, hand mixer, misc. kitchen items, Dyson hand vac, wood bench, and much more.

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1609 E. 686th Rd., Lawrence Album- “Original Gold.” 3 8:00 to 1:00 FSBO. 3 Acres, 4BR, 3.5 LP records. Special collecbath, in rural subdivision. tors edition. 1975. $5.00 Off Hwy 442, 5 mins. west Call: 785-843-9573 2708 Westdale Circle of 6th/Wakarusa. $395,900 Lawrence 785-841-0250. For more Album“The 100 Greatest info: www.forsalebyowner. Recordings of All Time.” 2 Huge Sale. Items include: com/listing/M54SQ LP records. 1979. $5.00 Christmas and other holiday decorations, lots of Call: 785-843-9573 kitchen items (juicers, Manufactured pasta maker, etc.), large Clean Yamaha P22 Homes dog cage, camping gear Studio Pianos, (some scout related), fantastic sound, kids items (Pack and $499 Moves You In Play, exersaucer, etc.), matching bench NO RENT until Nov. 1 Limited addition framed delivery, warranty, Multiple 3BRs, w/2 baths. prints, HO scale model tuning - 785 537--3774 train, compound hunting Value for your housing bow, several beds, desk, dollar is more important Mission furniture, lamps, than ever. American ResiJump start your child’s sofa, Craftsman table dential Communities defuture! saw, multiple bikes, and livers it with affordable The Piano increases many other items. single-family manufacconcentration, coordinatured homes in friendly, tion & is a lifelong gift. attractive communities 03 complete with responsive, on-site manage800-950-3774 ment. Contact us at (785) 331-2468 or (785) 749-2200

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

3BR lg. 2 story, 2 bath, wood 3BR, 1.5 bath, W/D hookup, floors, bsmt., 1 car. Nice! 3332 W. 8th St. $750/mo. & $850/mo. Low utils. Avail. $750 deposit. Sunset Ele- Now. 785-841-3633 anytime mentary. Call 785-842-9033 3BR ranch NW area. 1.5 bath, nice yard, deck, all appls., Apartments, Houses & and 1 car garage. $825/mo. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 Avail. now. 785-766-9823 3BR, 1 bath, in Prairie Park, 2625 Maverick Lane, Lawrence. W/D hookup, fenced yard. $875/mo. 785-393-1288


USB, CD-RW, Midi… and all that cool stuff. Our digital pianos can do just about anything! 774 800-950-37

Go north on North Iowa (behind Hallmark) over the turnpike. Right on Riverridge. Left on Michigan. Left on Riverside.

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3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797

* Luxurious Apt. Villas * 1BR, 1 bath, 870 sq. ft. * Fully Equipped * Granite countertops * 1 car covered parking


1, 2, & 3BR townhomes For Sale or Rent. avail. in Cooperative. Units 2 & 3BR trailers from $2,500 starting at $412 - $485/mo. - $15,000. Rent from $550 Water, trash, sewer paid. $650/mo. Possible owner FIRST MONTH FREE! finance. Paradise Trailer Back patio, CA, hard wood Park, Tonganoxie, KS floors, full bsmt., stove, 816-985-3114, 913-620-0195 refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved 3BR, 2 bath house, 210 N. Saturday, October 1 parking. On site manage- Village St, Terrace. With 8AM to Noon ment & maintenance. 24 hr. CA, attached garage, covered patio, shed. $850/mo. emergency maintenance. 785865-6316. Membership & Equity Fee 404 Arrowhead Dr. Required. 785-842-2545 3BR, 2.5 bath, newer town (Equal Housing Opportunity) home, W/D included, DW, New England Iris bulbs Cherry, oak, mahogany, bsmt. No pets. $1,000/mo. (plant now); Raleigh pecan, ebony, walnut… 1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE 913-449-5069, 785-749-6084 3-speed English bicycle; We have a piano that $375 to $900/mo. No pets. Baskets: Large Longawill match your décor! Available now. Please call CEDAR HILLS berger; leather egg, old 800-950-377 74 for more info 785-423-5828 KS farm, many others, New Management Crocks incl. Red Wing. 1-3BR apts. in Tonganoxie 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. Original 1850s Harpers Many improvements! CA, DW, W/D hookup, car- 816-260-8606, 913-845-0992 Computer Desk. 24” wide, monthly mags., Marbles; port. $575/mo. Available Mason jars 33” tall. Very good condi- Vintage Now. Call 785-842-7644 w/zinc lids; old cookie tion. $15. Call: 785-865-4108 cutters; cook books, Office Space Entertainment Center, book ends, book case; Sauder Carolina oak, Vintage Coca Cola ads; Office Space Available Vintage printer type-set 66x52x20” TV opening at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. 33x29x19, glass door, with cabinet; “Hercules” fire785-841-4785 4 adjustable shelves, book proof floor safe; wood 2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, VHS, & DVD storage, picture frames; old quilt; wing-back chair; wine W/D hookups, 2 car with Retail & $85/offer. 785-550-3550 rack, word processor, opener. Easy access to Commercial Space luggage, micro-wave, I-70. Includes paid cable. Health & Beauty much more. Pets under 20 lbs. allowed 1311 Wakarusa - office Call 785-842-2575 space available. 200 sq. ft. Homedics massage chair/ 02 - 6,000 sq. ft. For details cushion with several setBusiness Moving call 785-842-7644 tings on it. Used very little, PARKWAY 4000 Sale excellent shape, and gives • 2 & 3BRs available 2500 W. 6th St Suite I SE Lawrence Location a really good massage! • 2 Bath, W/D hookups Only $15. Call: 785-979-8726 Near K-10, energy efficient, • 2 Car garage w/opener Saturday October 1 newer construction. Rent • New kitchen appliances 7AM-? entire bldg. or any portion. Hunting-Fishing • Maintenance free 3,700 sq. ft. heated wareCall for Specials! Except Cash or Credit house w/1,000 sq.ft. office/ 785-832-0555/785-766-2722 Cards on purchase show rm. Fenced in, paved Wooden gun case. Upright over $50 wooden gun case with 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. parking & storage with glass front and bottom Some units - 1 month free. loading dock. 785-865-6231 drawer, holds up to 6 guns. Wooden dividers, small and large glass front 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 $30. 785-615-9026 cabinets, pub table and Warehouse Space bar stool, floor lamps, computer armoire, cofMachinery-Tools Four Wheel Drive 2,000 sq.ft. warehouse with fee table, decorative mirTownhomes loading dock, overhead & miter saw. rors, framed art, wicker drive-in doors. 23rd Street Compound 2859 Four Wheel Drive stand, bamboo Ryobi 10” compound elec- plant Amazing 2BR, tranquil inti- visibility. $995/mo. - nego- tric Butcher block miter saw. $75. blinds, mate setting, free stand- tiable. First Month FREE! 785-615-9026 cart on wheels, small ing townhome w/ court- 785-218-1924, 785-550-7351 decorative tables, single yard, cathedral ceilings, Kirby Vacuum. Kirby Vac- door storage cabinets, skylights, & W/D. Most uum with attachments $20. washer and dryer, jewresidents professionals. elry display case, micro785-615-9026 Pets ok. Water & trash pd. wave, vacuum, small $750/mo. 785-842-5227 rolling file cabinet, wicker stools, Faux Miscellaneous plants, Christmas Decorations, and two AT&T 23BR, 2 bath, 1 car, NW McGraw-Hill’s Study Nicer! No Pets Guide/Practice book for line phones. $765/mo. 785.423.5828 Area Open Houses the SAT test. Complete with 6 practice tests and 02 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, smart cards. Brand new, Open Sun. 1-4PM garage. 2807 Four Wheel never used. Great deal (½ Drive. $795/mo. Available price) at $15. Call: Now. Call 785-766-8888 785-979-8726

Douglas Co. / Lecompton 6 - 50 Ac. trees, ponds, hilltop view, sm. home. Price Reduced - Owner Finance Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st 2BR, 1 bath, secluded, large floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No country home, natural gas. pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 avail. now. 1 sm. dog ok. No smoking. 785-838-9009

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(Newer) Used/Broken PC 03 or Mac Laptops and Garage Sale Desktops, iPhones, iPads, 3918 W. 10th Place and used but working iPods, and AT&T/T-Mobile Saturday, October 1 Smartphones. Call or text 7AM-11AM 785-304-0724.

4BR, 508 Minnesota, 2 bath, AC, DW, W/D hookup, $800. 2BR, 519 Michigan, 1.5 bath, Collectibles AC, W/D hookup, carport. $650/mo. 785-865-7304 “The American WilderSPECIAL: 4BR farmhouse ness”. Life-Time books. 22 with character. Great 6th volumes all for $25. Call: Street location. $975/mo. 785-843-9573 785-832-8728 /785-331-5360 “The Baseball dia” and “The Official Ma4BR, 2707 Freedom Hill Ct. jor League Baseball Playbook”. Both books $20. Lawrence Excellent cul-de-sac location. 3 Bath, bsmt. $1,250 Call: 785-843-9573 Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 Decanters, (2) Fireman 01 whiskey decanters, almost Apartments, Houses & Saturday, October 1, 40 years. $30 each/best ofDuplexes. 785-842-7644 8 a.m. - noon. fer. 785-766-9211.


Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

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Cleaning Out the Basement and Then Some! 4724 Carmel Ct

Frid. 9/30: 5PM to 7PM Sat. 10/1: 8:30AM to 11AM Cleaning Out the Basement and Then Some! Nell Hill’s Bookcase/ Hutch, TV cabinet w/ drawers, small tables, red leather vanity bench, Karastan rugs, kitchenware, home decor, Christmas deco. 05


Corpus Christi Church 6001 Bob Billings (Please park in southeast parking lot due to school traffic.) Fri. Sept 30,7AM-NOON (use south doors) Sat. Oct 1, 8AM-NOON (use north doors) No early shoppers please. Large furniture including Chairs, Wood desk with hutch, Wood end tables, Metal modular office cabinets & accessories, Twin mattress set, Bowflex Power pro XTL, Toddler bed, Kid’s bikes, Strollers, Car Seats, Little Tikes easel, Lots of Toys, Games, Lots of Glassware, Luggage, Pictures, Books, Baby items, Shoes and Clothing for all ages, Tons of Glass Collectibles, and MUCH MUCH MORE. Everything Must Go!

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



Multi-family Garage Sale! Sat. 8AM-2PM

2603 Prairie Elm Drive Name brand kids clothes some with tags on them, and Men & women’s clothes. Toys toys toys! Household items some still in the box, furniture, linens, and much more.

Good quality stuff! Come check it out!


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Fri., 9/30, 9AM-2PM Sat., 10/1, 8AM-2PM

Saturday: 8:30AM-2PM Sunday: 12PM-2PM

2909 Topeka Lane, 66047

(south of Clinton Pkwy between Lawrence Ave. & Atchison)

1545 Rhode Island

2730 Bonanza St. Pole saw TVs House plants 16” Blizzak Tires Rocking Horse Tikes wagon Kids table & chairs Clothing Steel fence posts Chicken wire Home decor Kitchenware

Kids items, tools, gardening supplies, clothing, toys, kitchen items, electronics, computer items Over-lock sewingmachine, houshold misc. and lots more. 08

Garage Sale

Early Callers Welcome

3009 Yellowstone

Multi-Family Sale 2538 Belle Haven Dr. (1 Block West of Louisiana between 25th & 27th St) Friday, Sept. 30th 8-4 Saturday, Oct. 1st 8 - ?? Winchester 1897, 12 Ga. Solid Frame, Civil War Era Cannon Balls, WWII Military Stove, Antique Union Carbide Lamp, Ox weld Railroad lamp, Quilt Rack, TV’s, Wall TV mount, Stereo, Vacuum Cleaner, Matching Oak 5 drawer Chest & Night Stand, Glider Chair, Night Stand, Rocker & Ottoman, Kids Swimming Pool, Diaper Champ, baby gate, Rock band for PS3, Baby/Kids Toys, puzzles, race track, Toddler boys clothes, girls clothes, games, stuffed animals, beanie babies, dolls, shot glasses, salt & pepper sets, NASCAR Items, Earnhardt Jr Coat, collector plates to include Donald Zolan’s Little Farm Hands from Danbury Mint, Asst. Bedding, Playboy magazines, 2 way radio, surge protectors, Tools, File Cabinet, Luxury one piece toilet NIB, Spools of Electrical wire #12 & #14, wedding items, Christmas decorations, pictures, microwave, canning jars, VHS Movies, books, cookbooks, cassettes, record albums and sets, adult Men & Women’s clothes, winter coats, shoes and lots of misc. CASH ONLY 11

Yard Sale Saturday


1917 Golden Rain Dr. ( 1 block east of Kmart warehouse. ,1 block south)

Wicker chair, rocking chair, wooden office chair, 8ft x10 ft area rug, large drawing table, car ramps, lamps, small child toys, and misc. 13

Garage Sale 1423 Maple Ln


This could be your Garage Sale ad! For $39.95, your ad will

run Wednesday - Thursday in the community weekly newspapers, the Lawrence Journal-World and on all of our online websites.

The package includes a box around your ad, a big header and special centering and attention!


Yard Sale

1095 N 1750 Rd

3/4 mi off Peterson Rd 1/4 mi from Martin Park Follow signs Fri. September 30 8AM-? Sat. October 1 8AM-12PM Last chance for roll top desk, big desk, small desk, desk chairs, other furniture, refrigerator, service of 12 fine china, above ground swimming pool and bikes. 18

Oktoberfest Sale

Sat., Oct. 1 8am-2pm? 409 Eldridge St. (North of 6th St., West of Hy-Vee)

Books, magazines, tools (hand & power), toys, clothes, bookshelf, endtables, bedding, office chair, DVD’s/CD’s, VHS movies, toolboxes, hyd. jack, Hallmark ornaments, World Book encyclopedia set, mirrors, parts cabinets, fishing lures, axes, pick, collectibles, picnic table frame, Tupperware, household, KU stuff, antiques, military items, Beanies, stuffed animals, hardware, Playboys, knick-knacks.

You name it, we probably got it! Many unique items! Some old, some new! Don’t Miss! No early callers, please!


ESTATE SALE YARD SALE 1203 N. 1800 Road Lawrence corner of Kasold & Farmers Turnpike

Fri. & Sat. 8 AM - ? Dining tables with chairs and hutch, Hyla Vacuum, Kenmore vacumm, coffee tables, end tables, retro tables, recliner, love seat, bassinet, Singer sewing machine, lamps, old tools, pictures, small appliances, guns (must be KS resident 21 yrs. of age or older), tin collection, Christmas decorations, electronic Christmas scenes, 40s - 50s country music records, bird cages, lots of household items, lots of good clothing (new born - adult 2X), ladder, garden tools, books & more.

Multi Family Sell including Saturday Oct. 1st 7AM-Noon 1111 E 1400 Rd (1 mile south of 31st and Louisiana) Furniture, Maternity Clothes, Boy Clothes (newborn-3T), toys, Highchair, toddler bed, Antiques, Dining room chairs, lamps, various kitchen and collectible items, wooden spools, wheel barrows, clothing, shoes, table clothes and much more.

Baldwin City Fall Family Bargain Sale

Just go to: place/classifieds/

Fall, Family, Fantastic Finds

Click on “place an ad” under the blue garage sale box and follow the step by step process!

918 Fremont, Baldwin City

OR you can email us your ad at Make sure you list the items in your sale to attract interested buyers. Also, don’t forget to include the day of the sale, the starting time and the address!

Bob Billings

Saturday October 1 7:00-1:00 Lots of items an antique saddle, oil lamps, king size frame sleigh bed, king size comforters, fishing poles, books, movies, Kirby vaccum, a couple Longaberger baskets, picture frames and lots lots more.


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13 15th St / N 1500 Rd

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Haskell Ave

Friday & Saturday 8AM-?



Louisiana St

Friday & Saturday Sept. 30 & Oct. 1 8AM-? Rain or Shine

3204 W. 29th Terr.

No Early Callers, PLEASE!




W 6th St




Iowa St

3 Family SALE



Kasold Dr

Family Garage Sale

Little bit of everything: games, toys, golf and other sporting equipment, dishes, tools, furniture, seasonal decorations, household items, and Lots of odds & ends.

Folks Rd



Sat. Only Oct. 1 7 - 11AM


Large sale, entire Yard, so postponing if rained out. Bargains Sunday,


near Holcon Park, off of Lawrence Avenue

Peterson Rd

Massachusetts St

Vintage & newer items of all sorts; linens, jewelry, cookie cutters, planters, old pottery, china, huge troll collection, Betsey Clark & Hallmark collectables, Playdough sets, old doll items, games, toys, art, antique painted mirror, zip drive, Large & TV, movies, many books, pulmoaid machine, clothing for all ages girls 4-12, boys 4-12, mens coats, womens 4-8 flax, gap, banana republic, some workout & vintage, Bundy Flute, Red retro table & 4 chairs, 2 antique pedestal sinks, 1 newer pedestal, ceramic antique fireplace logs, screen, vintage retro tricycle & fire engine ($250 retail), 2 large girls bikes, toddler bike, small womens bike, 2 double jogging stroller, one single jogging stroller, Insulated wall coveralls waist 35, heavy camouflage jacket, Denim couch cover, Girls horse theme twin quilt, Pulmoaid machine ($40), many treasures.

Wakarusa Dr

Furniture: Coca Cola table & chairs, sofa table, lamps, round-top wood table. Tableware: silverplate flatware, glassware, table linens, seasonal runners. Decorative: Disney figures, candlesticks, brass trays, framed Monet prints. Toys: games, puzzles, china tea sets, Creative Playthings, crafts (all ages). Dolls: Mme. Alexander, Fisher-Price, Suzanne Gibson, cabbage patch, international. Stuffed Animals: kangaroo w/joey, cats, dogs, bunnies (all high quality). Books: cookbks, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, New Yorker mags, etc. Christmas: ornaments, Dept. 56 houses & figures, wreaths, decorations. Household: bedding, twin sheet sets, kitchen/family room chandeliers, shower curtain, fabric, batting, large & small baskets, demitasse cups & saucers. Clothes: misses clothing (size 8), smocked & appliqued dresses (24 mos.), vintage purses, Austrian dirndl. Other: strollers, car seat, jewelry, scarves, antique birdcage, vintage gloves




Large Multi-Family Sale

16 N 1250 Rd


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



Big Garage Sale


Barn Sale

Thurs Fri Sat. Sept. 29-30 & Oct. 1

115 Bowen, Linwood

2808 N. 156th St. Basehor

Fri. Sept. 30, 8-4:00 & Oct. 1, 8-2:00

Friday & Saturday 9/30 & 10/1 8-? 24180 Knight Road Tonganoxie

(Directions: 2 blocks west of the main drag, on the corner of 156th & Maple.) Furniture, household appliances, bedding, lamps

Some items are an electric organ, garden tools. household items. and clothes from 6 on up in boys and girls. nice selection of children’s books too much to list.

Oh, just come by, too much to talk about !!! THREE FAMILY GARAGE SALE 15637 Hickory St., Basehor

3 Blks West on Hickory St. On corner of Hickory & 156th Terr. Grey House. Thursday, Sept. 29 Friday, Sept. 30 8:30AM - 5PM (both days) Saturday, Oct. 1 9AM - 11AM Womens clothes, boys & girls clothes & toddler girls clothes, toys, Webkinz stuffed animals (no registration numbers), white bakers rack, additional items, Kinect for XBOX 360 (good condition only used 6 months), Carpentry power tools, 6ft. Anderson sliding glass patio door, 3 Anderson stationary windows 36”W x 60”H. Cash Only (More information on doors & windows call 913-724-1874)

Yard Sale 15545 Hickory Basehor, KS

Friday, September 30 9AM-4PM Saturday, October 1 9AM-? Washer, Dryer, stove, refirgerator, furniture, dishes and linens, misc. No clothes!

Bonner Springs

Five-Family Garage Sale

Walnut Ridge Estates 15220 Linden Court Friday & Saturday 9AM-5PM Tools, exercise equipment, household goods, lots of furniture, youth and baby clothing, collectables, home decor, bedding, large beanie baby collection, pool table, electronics, games, toys, books & much more misc.

Large Multi-Family Sale Friday, Sept. 30 Sat., Oct. 1 8:30am-4:30pm and Sunday, Oct. 2 12:30-4:30 PM 17475 158th Street Bonner Springs, KS For directions contact Terry at 913-724-2938

Rain or shine Some of the items at sale: 7 drawer Executive desk, antique buffet w/ beveled mirror, commercial epic 440 airless paint sprayer, 25” color TV in cabinet, baby stroller, high chair, portable play pen, Care Bear crib set (pink), golf bag, king zize magnetic mattress, king size sheets and comforter, queen size comforter set, dinnerware (8 place setting), microwave cart, baker’s rack, Tupperware, cowboy boots (1 pair size 13 dress snakeskin), games, candles, books, clothing (sizes: Infant - XL Adult), guitar, guitar stand, mobile home tires & axles, and much more! Something for everyone!

there’s something for everyone. weather permitting.


Garage Sale Friday, Sept. 30 8AM– 5PM Saturday, Oct. 1 8AM – 4PM 12331 Bellerive Dr. of Prairie Oaks Sub (Piper area/North of Leavenworth Road) Furniture Kitchen items Framed art Holiday ornaments School supplies Sports equipment Foosball table Clothing Games/toys And More


Neighborhood Garage Sale 6756 Longview

(Ridgestone Meadows)

(Directions: stoplight at 16 Hwy, west 2 miles to County Rd 4 & Sandusky. west 1 mile to sale, on right.) Antiques, coins, lots of nice jewelry, Indian decorations, log splitter, wood stove, chainsaws, cords of wood, lots of tools, old Coke Cooler, saddle rack, Sony 65” TV, Riverware, Pyrex, new turkey fryer, craft supplies, Christmas decorations, toys, toddler bus bed, car seats, high chair, clothing, computer desk, and Something for everyone!!!

Tonganoxie City-Wide Garage Sales


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

Buick 2011 Lacrosse CXL save huge on one of the most beautiful sedans in the market! Stk#12975 only $23,555. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 8AM-Noon Over 37+ SALES to CHECK OUT!! City maps are available at the Chamber Office, 330 S. Delaware Street. Sponsored by Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce. Check out all of the Garage Sale locations in this week’s Tonganoxie Mirror or online at, www.tonganoxie


Motorcycle, lots of furniture - beds, armoires, tables, etc., man tools, kids and adult clothes, books, household and decorating items, and a whole lot more!

Shawnee Garage Sale Pflumm Woods Garage Sale

Buick 2007 Lucerne CXL, leather heated memory seating, premium alloy wheels, OnStar, power equipment and more, stk#152481 only $17,266. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pitbull Puppies UKC ABKC Call/txt 785-760-3199 or 917-374-3330

Chevrolet 2006 Cobalt LT Sedan Blue, T6900A $9888.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

Friday and Saturday Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 8AM-4PM


Boats-Water Craft 22 ft aqua patio boat. 80 HP 4 stroke yamaha motor and trailor. Clinton Marina dock G819. $5000. Call: 785-841-3054

Huge Sale

Buick 2001 Regal LS Sedan, Gold Metallic, B6647A $7771.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

at 18169 Fairmount Rd. (Directions: 1 mile S. of county shop.)

Sept. 29, 30, (8am-6pm) Oct. 1 (8am-12noon) Household, glassware, Books, bike(26in), tools, musical instruments, and much more.

Multi-Family Sale

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

Cars-Domestic 1-888-239-5723 All American Auto Mart 1200 E Sante Fe Olathe, KS

22328 George Road Tonganoxie

Chevrolet 2005 Cobalt Coupe yellow, D8776A $8288.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt LT, fwd, 4cyl, great gas mileage, GM Certified, 2 yrs of scheduled maintenance, reliability! What more could you ask? Only $14,855. Stk#18218. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Johnson Drive & Pflumm 2 miles east of 435

Lots of clothing, fabric and patterns, crafts, Kitchen Table and Chairs, Bedroom Set, Furniture, China Cabinet, Toys, lots of misc.

Cadillac 2007 STS, AWD luxury edition, this is one luxury car that you don’t have to spend a luxurious price on! Stk#131221 only $14,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Buick 2005 Lacrosse CX, one owner, local car, 3800 V6, On Star, remote start, steering wheel controls, and more, stk#15039, only $12,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Shawnee Mission Parkway & Martindale go south on Martindale to 61st. St. and go west LOOK for signs)

Friday & Saturday Sept. 30 & Oct. 1 8AM.-3PM.


Cadillac 2008 CTS AWD Luxury pkg, Cadillac certified, alloy wheels, Bose sound, On Star….Nice! stk#18381 only $27,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200



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

Ford 2010 Focus SE in charcoal gray. Great gas mileage from 4 cyl. automatic. Like new, one owner, no accidents, & priced right. Satellite radio. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Ford 2005 Taurus SE Sedan - Silver. T96907A $7991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new Ford 1996 Taurus wagon, throughout with remain$2,195. Please call der of 5yr/100,000 mile 913-788-0111 factory warranty. 4 available price as low as $14,744. 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service contracts. NO CREDIT CHECKS! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN

Chrysler 2007 300C touring, 102k, 20”wheels, leather loaded, CD, heated seats, $14,900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chrysler 2010 Sebring Convertible Touring, this is one fun car! Come by for a test drive! Stk#16266 only $16,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Hyundai 2006 Sonata LX Sedan - Silver, B6689A $9991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

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

Oldsmobile 1999 Alero GLS Sedan black, B96232B $2,991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 Chrysler 2007 300 Touring sedan, this is one stylish and sporty sedan! Stk#126944 only $13,450. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

DON’T SEE WHAT YOU WANT? Give us a call we can help you find it! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE, JUST ASK FOR DOUG 785-843-5200 Ford 1992 Taurus $995. Please 913-788-0111

Oldsmobile 1999 Alero GLS Sedan black, B96232B $2,991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC Sedan. KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer call 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

(2 miles northwest of high school) Follow signs

Saturday, October 1st. 8am to 3pm. Piano; Twin bunkbedsCaptain style solid wood with mattresses, like new; King headboard and dresser; bar table and stools; bakers rack; lamps; bedspreads and lots of other household items; electronics - tvs and vcr/cd players; electric saw, drill, etc.; clothes: teen and womens sizes 0-14; and other general sale items.

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

Buick 2009 Lacrosse CXL, one owner, local vehicle, bought here, serviced here! What more can you say? Oh ya, only 10k miles!! Stk#17189 Only $20,995. Hurry this one won’t last long! Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Cadillac 2007 CTS leather heated memory seats, On Star, plenty of comfort that only a Cadillac and give you!! Stk#14826A1 only $17,653. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200

Ford 2008 Mustang GT this is one hot ride! Leather heated seats, Shaker sound system, local trade, very nice! Stk#58041A2 only $17,650. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pontiac 2009 G8 GT 6.0 V8 with lots of power to spare! You gotta drive this one! Not many left! Stk#11346 only $26,853. Dale Willey 785-843-5200








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Pontiac 2005 6 Base Sedan Sedona Beige, T6851A $9991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500

GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service contracts. NO CREDIT CHECKS! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN Pontiac 1999 Grand Am GT. 186k. Good condition. Tinted glass. Leather. Well maintained. upgraded sound system (blue tooth, dvd, ipod compatible). $2000/best offer. Call: 785-218-7409

Pontiac 2005 Grand Prix GT, leather heated seats, traction control, alloy wheels, remote start, On Star, & more! Stk#555311 only $12,845. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Than Your Old Car Is Worth and Let Us Pay Off Your Existing Loan (with Approved credit) • • • •• You can be Driving Home a Nicer, Newer Car Today!

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


Acura 2006 RL AWD, auto/sportshift, Navi/6cd, moon, heated. seats, loaded, silver/black. leather, 100k. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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


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

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

Honda 2007 Accord EX, 4 cylinder gas saving sedan. Beautiful condition and color, ONE owner, moonroof, and EPA 34 MPG hiway! And as usual, a great price on a nice car. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Lexus 2002 GS 430 4.3L, V-8 engine with automatic trans. Beautiful midnight black w/gray interior. sunroof, navigation, custom chrome wheels. Thousand below book at only $13,450. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today. Honda 2004 Accord EX, 1owner, FWD, auto, Navi, gld/tan. leather, loaded, moon, alloy, 115k, $11,500. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Honda 2006 Civic Hybird. Clean car. Silver color. Auto. 4-door. 6900k. Gas saver 45-50 mpg. excellent condition. $12,000/best offer. Second owner. 3 Year warrenty. Call: 785-424-3809

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

Audi 2005 A6 3.2L AWD, 2owner,auto/tiptronic,19-26MP G, lthr, moon, loaded, htd.seats, 95k $16900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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

Saturn 2008 Aura 3.5 XE

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

Honda 2004 EX-L 4dr. loaded with power sunroof, alloy wheels, heated mirrors, leather, PW, tilt, steering wheel controls, Perfect condition. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Lincoln 2009 MKZ premium alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, Sync, leather, and more for only $18,752. stk#404101. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Mazda 2006 Mazda5 Sport Wagon. Really nice, 5 door with dual sliding side doors. Dark gray, only 63K miles. Automatic. FUN car! Brand new tires. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Mitsubishi 2009 Galant ES, alloy wheels, power equipment, great fuel economy and dependability! Only $13,444. stk#10854. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Nissan 2001 Altima GXE, FWD, auto, cd, cruise, cloth, pl, pw, 140k, $5900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Saturn 2008 Outlook XE, sunroof, alloy wheels, 2nd row bench, room for 8! Lots of style for a very affordable price! Only $23,450. stk#14344 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Buick 2006 Rendezvous CXL, FWD,3rd row, 107k, leather, loaded, moon, trac.control, heated seat, $10,900 View pictures at Subaru 2002 Outback 785.856.0280 wagaon in all wheel drive 845 Iowa St. and beautiful pearl white. Lawrence, KS 66049 Extremely nice condition and low miles. Wonderful Subaru 4 cylinder engine Car Dealer and all wheel drive sysTo The tem. take a look, Outbacks always sell quickly. See Rescue! website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles $4500 minimum for your trade 2441 W. 6th St. PLUS 785-856-6100 24/7 A $500 Drive-It-In Bonus If it drives to the Dealership!

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Nissan 2004 Maxima, 4dr Sedan SL Auto, Black, 3.5L V6, 4 Spd Automatic,164,462 Miles, Onyx/Black, $8,500 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chrysler 2006 PT Cruiser Touring only 46K miles, very nice with lots of equipment! Great gas mileage and great low payments! Only $9,815 stk#149051 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Nissan 2002 Maxima GLE in beautiful pewter/silver. Leather, heated seats, and moonroof. VERY nice condition and low miles. Maxima’s most popular body style, hard to find nice ones. Famous Nissan V6. Will always have great resale value. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Mercedes 1998 E320, auto, California car, moon, loaded, wht/gray. leather, 21-29MPG, 105k, $7,800 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

Nissan 2004 Maxima 3.5L auto, 20”wheels, new tires, well maintained, Bose, CD changer, loaded, 20-27MPG 165k, $8500 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Nissan 2011 Sentra. 4 dr silver with power windows, AC, radio/cd player, automatic, cruise control, only 8600 miles. Only one owner. Great first time car for student or save gas to and from work. Selling price $16,500. Call or text 785-550-4595.

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Dodge 2008 Nitro RT 4wd, leather heated seats, sunroof, home link, CD changer, and much more! Stk#14989 only $19,725. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Jeep 2005 Liberty Sport. Awesome blue color, very clean, with perfect alloy wheels & automatic. Brand new JVC Audio unit with remote and MP3. Only 86K miles. Very clean interior. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Sport Utility-4x4

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

Lincoln 2007 MKX AWD one owner, loaded with an ultra sunroof, leather heated and cooled seats, navigation system and much much more! Stk#12683 only $22,844. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Nissan 2007 Murano AWD S, alloy wheels, power seat, power pedals, and more. Stk#15039 only $18,955. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Chevrolet 2010 HHR LT 4cyl, get great gas mileage and plenty of room. Chevy Certified w/2yrs of worry free maintenance! Stk#10963 only $13,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Ford 2009 Escape XLS Sapphire Red, I4, A/T A Better Way to Go! 785-841-0102

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

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October 27, 2011, at 10:00, Commonly known as 1802 the following real estate: W 22nd, Lawrence, Kansas 66046 Lot 44, Block 5, Replat of Cimarron Hills, a subdivi- and you are hereby resion in the City of Law- quired to plead to said petirence, Douglas County, tion in said Court at LawKansas , commonly known rence, Kansas on or before as 1505 East 25th Terrace, the 31st day of October, Lawrence, KS 66046 (the 2011. “Property”) Should you fail therein to satisfy the judgment in judgment and decree will the above-entitled case. be entered in due course The sale is to be made upon said petition. without appraisement and subject to the redemption THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO period as provided by law, COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY and further subject to the INFORMATION OBTAINED approval of the Court. For WILL BE USED FOR THAT more information, visit PURPOSE. SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Attorneys for Plaintiff Douglas County, Kansas 6310 Lamar - Suite 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 Prepared By: (913)831-3000 South & Associates, P.C. Fax No. (913)831-3320 Kristen G. Stroehmann Our File No. 11-002865/dkb (KS # 10551) _______ 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 (First published in the LawOverland Park, KS 66211 rence Daily Journal-World (913)663-7600 September 23, 2011) (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF (123586) DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS ________ CIVIL DEPARTMENT (First published in the LawBranch Banking and rence Daily Journal-World Trust Company September 23, 2011) Plaintiff, vs. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Patrick T. Willis and DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Candy S. Willis, et al. CIVIL DEPARTMENT Defendants. Federal National Case No. 11CV349 Mortgage Association Court Number: 4 Plaintiff, vs. Pursuant to K.S.A. Leroy Smith and Chapter 60 Ann E. Smith, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Case No. 11CV278 Under and by virtue of an Court Number: 1 Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Pursuant to K.S.A. Court of Douglas County, Chapter 60 Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, NOTICE OF SALE Kansas, will offer for sale at Under and by virtue of an public auction and sell to Order of Sale issued to me the highest bidder for cash by the Clerk of the District in hand, at the Lower Level Court of Douglas County, of the Judicial and Law EnKansas, the undersigned forcement Center of the Sheriff of Douglas County, Courthouse at Lawrence, Kansas, will offer for sale at Douglas County, Kansas, on public auction and sell to October 20, 2011, at 10:00 the highest bidder for cash AM, the following real esin hand, at the Lower Level tate: of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Lot 16, less the South 2 feet Courthouse at Lawrence, thereof, and all of Lot 17, in Douglas County, Kansas, on Block 206, in the City of EuOctober 20, 2011, at 10:00 dora, in Douglas County, AM, the following real es- Kansas, commonly known as 715 Birch Street, Eudora, tate: KS 66025 (the “Property”) Apartment No. 4-B of “The Fountains”, as delineated to satisfy the judgment in above-entitled case. on the survey of a portion the of Lot 28, Holiday Hills Ad- The sale is to be made dition No. 7, an addition to without appraisement and the City of Lawrence, Doug- subject to the redemption las County, Kansas, being a period as provided by law, subdivision located in the and further subject to the Northwest one-quarter of approval of the Court. For information, visit Section 35, Township 12 more South, Range 19 East, in Douglas County, Kansas, Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff which survey is attached as Douglas County, Kansas Document No. 19502 to Declaration made by Hird Incorporated, a corporation, Prepared By: recorded in the Office of South & Associates, P.C. the Register of Deeds of Megan Cello (KS # 24167) Douglas County, Kansas, on 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 the 9th day of December, Overland Park, KS 66211 1969, in Book 226, Page 525 (913)663-7600 as Document No. 19503; to- (913)663-7899 (Fax) gether with an undivided Attorneys For Plaintiff 4.6971% interest in said (129379) ________ portion of Lot 28 (taken as a tract) in Holiday Hills Ad- (First published in the Lawdition No. 7, a subdivision rence Daily Journal-World as aforesaid (excepting September 30, 2011) from said portion of Lot 28, Holiday Hills Addition No. 7, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF all the land, property and DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS space known as ApartCIVIL DEPARTMENT ments No. 1-A to 8-A of “The Fountains”, both inBranch Banking and clusive, Apartments 1-B to Trust Company 6-B of “The Fountains”, Plaintiff, both inclusive, and Apartvs. ments No. 1-C to 8-C of Candy S. 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Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (116194) ________

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NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on October 13, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

Beginning at a point on the Section line 332.9 feet North of the Southeast Corner of the Northe east Quarter of Section 33, Township 13 South, Range 21 East of the Sixth Principal Meridian; th hence West 440.0 feet; thence North parallel to the East line of said Northeast Quarter 198.0 fee et; thence 440.0 feet to the Section line; thence South on the SecLawrence tion line 198.0 feet to the point of beginning, in (First published in the Law- Douglas County, Kansas, rence Daily Journal-World commonly known as 959 September 16, 2011) East 2300th Road, Eudora, KS 66025 (the “Property”) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS to satisfy the judgment in CIVIL DEPARTMENT the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made BAC Home Loans Servicing, without appraisement and L.P. fka Countrywide Home subject to the redemption Loans Servicing, L.P. period as provided by law, Plaintiff, and further subject to the vs. approval of the Court. For Tim Lowry and Erica Lowry, more information, visit et al. Defendants. Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Case No. 10CV483 Douglas County, Court Number: 4 Kansas Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on October 13, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot Seven (7), SUMMERTREE WEST, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; thence Westerly along the South line of said Lot Seven (7), on a curve to the left with a radius of 50.00 feet, an arc length of 20.17 feet; thence North 29 degrees 35’ 13” East. 121.25 feet to the North line of said Lot Seven (7); thence North 89 degrees 57’ 23” East along said North line, 86.05 feet; thence South 47 degrees 49’ 47” West along the East line of said Lot Seven (7), 175.68 feet to the point of beginning, commonly known as 4222 Timberline Court, Lawrence, KS 66049 (the “Property”)

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Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (123772) _______ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World September 30, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT


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

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law EnKenneth McGovern, Sheriff forcement Center of the Douglas County, Kansas Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on Prepared By: October 27, 2011, at 10:00, South & Associates, P.C. the following real estate: Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Lot 18, in Block 206, in the Overland Park, KS 66211 City of Eudora, in Douglas (913)663-7600 County, Kansas, commonly (913)663-7899 (Fax) known as 709 Birch Street, Attorneys For Plaintiff Eudora, KS 66025 (the (129071) “Property”) ________ (First published in the Law- to satisfy the judgment in above-entitled case. rence Daily Journal-World the The sale is to be made September 16, 2011) without appraisement and IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF subject to the redemption DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, more information, visit NATIONAL ASSOCIATION PLAINTIFF MARY L. HODSON DEFENDANTS

Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Douglas County, Kansas

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 NOTICE OF SUIT (913)663-7899 (Fax) The State of Kansas to: Attorneys For Plaintiff MARY L. HODSON, A/K/A (128695) _______ MARY HODSON, A/K/A MARY LOUISE HODSON; (First published in the LawJOHN DOE (REAL NAME UNrence Daily Journal-World KNOWN); MARY DOE (REAL September 16, 2011) NAME UNKNOWN); CITY OF Case No. 11CV531 Div. No. K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure


and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, and assigns of such of the defendants as may be deceased; the unknown spouses of the defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants as are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown guardians and trustees of such of the defendants as are minors or are in anywise under legal disability; and all other persons who are or may be concerned:

BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. Supin Anothinh and You are hereby notified Joey Anothinh, et al. that a petition has been Defendants. filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by Case No. 11CV23 Jpmorgan Chase Bank, NaCourt Number: 1 tional Association for judgment in the sum of Pursuant to K.S.A. $82,739.18, plus interest, Chapter 60 costs and other relief; judgment that plaintiff’s lien is NOTICE OF SALE a first lien on the said real property and sale of said Under and by virtue of an property to satisfy the inOrder of Sale issued to me debtedness, said property by the Clerk of the District described as follows, to Court of Douglas County, wit: Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, THE EAST 17 FEET OF LOT 5, Kansas, will offer for sale at AND THE WEST 49.5 FEET OF public auction and sell to LOT 6, IN BLOCK B, IN the highest bidder for cash SOUTHWEST ADDITION in hand, at the Lower Level NUMBER 7, AN ADDITION TO of the Judicial and Law En- THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, forcement Center of the DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANCourthouse at Lawrence, SAS, AS SHOWN BY THE REDouglas County, Kansas, on CORDED PLAT THEREOF.





Douglas County by Plaintiff, Lawrence M. Pearson, praying for quieting title on personal property identified as a 1947 Chevy bearing VIN# 6EJJ18595, and you are hereby required to plead to the Petition on or before October 27, 2011, at 9:00 a.m., in the court at 111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgement and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition.


in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas will expire on October 28, 2011. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the request of plaintiff.

Prepared By: /s/ Darryl Graves Darryl Graves #08991 Darryl Graves Law Office, P.C. 1041 New Hampshire Street Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 843-8117 Attorney for Petitioner ________

and you are hereby required to plea to said Petition on or before the 10th day of November, 2011, in said Court at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said Petition.

MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC By: Chad R. Doornink, #23536 Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 Jennifer L. Michaels, #24256 11460 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 300 Leawood, KS 66211 (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax)

FIDELITY BANK ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF Plaintiff MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS (First published in the Law- ELDON L. GAY #08172 ATTORNEYS FOR THE BANK rence Daily Journal-World 3500 SW Fairlawn Road, OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS September 16, 2011) Ste. 210 TRUSTEE FOR CIT MORTTopeka, Kansas 66614 GAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-1 IS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF (785) 783-8323 ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Attorney for Plaintiff DEBT AND ANY INFORMA_______ TION OBTAINED WILL BE In the Matter of the USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Estate of _______ (First published in the LawDiAnne Mae Damro, rence Daily Journal-World Deceased. (Published in the Lawrence September 30, 2011) Daily Journal-World SepNo. 2011 PR 150 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF tember 30, 2011) DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Proceeding Under K.S.A. ORDINANCE NO. 8671 DIVISION 3 Chapter 59 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY In the Matter of the NOTICE OF HEARING AND OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS Marriage of NOTICE TO CREDITORS ADOPTING A NEIGHBORELIZABETH RUTH HOOD REVITALIZATION FLORENCE, The State of Kansas to all PLAN, DESIGNATING A Petitioner, persons concerned: NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIand ZATION AREA AND ESTABERIC WAYNE FLORENCE, You are hereby notified LISHING A FUND FOR 1001 Respondent. that on September 6, 2011, MASSACHUSETTS STREET a petition was filed in this ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH Case No. 2011-DM-556 court by Elizabeth Joan THE KANSAS NEIGHBORHandley, who is named as HOOD REVITALIZATION ACT NOTICE OF SUIT executor in the will of WHEREAS, pursuant to the DiAnne Mae Damro, de- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO authority provided in the ceased, praying for admis- ERIC WAYNE FLORENCE Kansas Neighborhood Revision to probate of the will AND ALL OTHER PERSONS talization Act, K.S.A. of DiAnne Mae Damro, de- WHO ARE OR MAY BE CON- 12-17,114 et seq. (“the ceased, dated the 2nd day CERNED. Act”), the Governing Body of October, 2003, which is of the City of Lawrence, filed with said petition, and You are hereby notified Kansas desires to adopt a for the appointment of Eliz- that a Divorce Petition has plan for the revitalization abeth Joan Handley, as ex- been filed in the Douglas of 1001 Massachusetts ecutor of said will, without County Court by Elizabeth Street in Lawrence, Kansas, bond, and you are hereby Florence; you are hereby to designate 1001 Massanotified to file your written required to answer the pe- chusetts Street in Lawdefenses thereto on or be- tition on or before Novem- rence, Kansas as a neighfore the 13th day of Octo- ber 4, 2011, in the Court at borhood revitalization area, ber, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock Lawrence, Kansas. A hear- and to create a fund to fia.m., of said day in said ing on the matter is sched- nance the redevelopment court in the City of Law- uled for December 1, 2011, of the area and to provide rence, Douglas County, at the court named above. rebates authorized by the Kansas, at which time and If you fail to answer, judg- Act, all in accordance with place said cause will be ment and decree will be en- the Act; WHEREAS, on Sepheard. Should you fail tered in due course upon tember 6, 2011, the Governtherein, judgment and de- the petition. ing Body set a public hearcree will be entered in due ing for September 20, 2011, course upon said petition. Elizabeth Florence, for the purpose of considPETITIONER ering adopting a plan for All creditors of the decethe revitalization of 1001 dent are notified to exhibit Christopher Behre, #21273 Massachusetts Street, purtheir demands against the Kansas Legal Services suant to the Act; and said estate within four (4) 2001 Haskell Avenue WHEREAS, the Governing months from the date of Lawrence, KS 66046 Body caused a notice of the first publication of this (785) 838-3401 such public hearing to be notice as provided by law, Attorney for Petitioner published in The Lawrence and if their demands are Journal-World, a newspa_______ not thus exhibited they per of general circulation shall be forever barred. (First published in the Law- within the City of Lawrence, rence Daily Journal-World on September 8, 2011, and Elizabeth Joan Handley September 16, 2011) September 15, 2011, in acPetitioner cordance with the Act; and WHEREAS, the Governing Millsap & Singer, LLC Byron E. Springer - #05701 Body, pursuant to said pub11460 Tomahawk Creek BARBER EMERSON, L.C. lic notice held a hearing on Parkway, Suite 300 1211 Massachusetts Street September 20, 2011 to hear Leawood, KS 66211 Post Office Box 667 and consider public com(913) 339-9132 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 ment on the Neighborhood (913) 339-9045 (fax) (785) 843-6600 Revitalization Plan and Pro(785) 843-8405 (fax) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF gram for 1001 MassachuE-mail: DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS setts Street. BE IT DAINED BY THE GOVERNING CIVIL DEPARTMENT Attorneys for Petitioner BODY OF THE CITY OF LAW________ KANSAS: Section The Bank of New York Mel- RENCE The Governing Body (First published in the Law- lon, as Trustee for CIT One: rence Daily Journal-World Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-1 hereby adopts the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan Plaintiff, September 16, 2011) and Program for 1001 Masvs. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Ashley D Kranitz aka Ashley sachusetts Street attached DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Krantz, Will J Kranitz, Jane hereto as Exhibit A and inDoe, John Doe, CIT Loan corporated by reference. Corporation s/b/m to The Section Two. The GovernIn the Matter of the CIT Group/Consumer Fi- ing Body finds that the Estate of DARRELL B. HIME, Deceased nance, Inc., Mortgage Elec- property legally described tronic Registration Sys- as Lot 93 Massachusetts Case No. 11 PR 153 tems, Inc., and Vericrest Fi- Street, Lawrence, Douglas Div. No. 1 County, Kansas and comnancial, Inc., et al., monly known as 1001 MasDefendants Petition Filed Pursuant to sachusetts Street in LawK.S.A. Chapter 59. rence, Douglas County, Case No. 11CV534 Kansas is an area in which TITLE TO REAL ESTATE Court No. there is a predominance of INVOLVED Title to Real Estate Involved buildings or improvements NOTICE TO CREDITORS which by reason of age, Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 history, architecture or sigTHE STATE OF KANSAS TO nificance should be preNOTICE OF SUIT ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: served or restored to proSTATE OF KANSAS to the ductive use and such conYou are hereby notified above named Defendants dition is one of the condithat on September 13, 2011, and The Unknown Heirs, ex- tions described in subseca Petition for Probate of ecutors, devisees, trustees, tion (c) of K.S.A. 12-17,115 Will and Issuance of Letters creditors, and assigns of and amendments thereto. of Administration, c.t.a., un- any deceased defendants; The Governing Body further der the Kansas Simplified the unknown spouses of finds that the rehabilitaEstates Act was filed in this any defendants; the un- tion, conservation or redeCourt by Justin N. Hime, an known officers, successors, velopment of the area is heir, devisee, and legatee trustees, creditors and as- necessary to protect the of Darrell B. Hime, de- signs of any defendants public health, safety or welceased, Jerry Katzfey hav- that are existing, dissolved fare of the residents of the ing declined to serve as Ex- or dormant corporations; City of Lawrence, Kansas. ecutor. the unknown executors, ad- Accordingly, the Governing ministrators, devisees, Body hereby designates the All creditors are notified to trustees, creditors, succes- property legally described exhibit their demands sors and assigns of any de- above as the 1001 Massaagainst the Estate within fendants that are or were chusetts Street Neighborfour months from the date partners or in partnership; hood Revitalization Area of the first publication of and the unknown guardi- (the Revitalization Area). this notice, as provided by ans, conservators and trus- Section Three. The Governlaw, and if their demands tees of any defendants that ing Body does hereby creare not thus exhibited, they are minors or are under any ate a Neighborhood Revitalforever shall be barred. legal disability and all other ization Fund pursuant to person who are or may be K.S.A. 12-17,118 to finance Justin N. Hime, concerned: the redevelopment of the Petitioner Revitalization Area and to YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED provide a rebate of propSTOUGH & CATT that a Petition for Mortgage erty tax increments as set 3300 Mesa Way, Suite C Foreclosure has been filed forth in the Revitalization Lawrence, KS 66049-2345 in the District Court of Plan. Section Four: This or(785) 841-3384 Douglas County, Kansas by dinance shall take effect FAX (785) 841-3941 The Bank of New York Mel- and be in force from and lon, as Trustee for CIT ter its passage and publicaAttorney for Petitioner Mortgage Loan Trust tion as provided by law. By: George L. Catt, P.A., 2007-1, praying for foreclo- Passed by the Governing #06773 sure of certain real prop- Body this 27th day of Sep_______ erty legally described as tember 2011. follows: (First published in the LawAPPROVED: rence Daily Journal-World LOT NINETEEN (19) IN /s/ Aron E. Cromwell September 30, 2011) BLOCK ONE (1) IN HOLIDAY Aron E. Cromwell HILLS, AN ADDITION TO THE Mayor IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF CITY OF LAWRENCE IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- ATTEST: SAS. Parcel #: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass FIDELITY BANK, Jonathan M. Douglass 067-35-0-20-10-020.00 Plaintiff, City Clerk v. for a judgment against deCHRISTINA R. BERNHARDT; fendants and any other in- Approved as to form NICHOLAS W. terested parties and, unless and legality GRANT; otherwise served by per- /s/Toni R. Wheeler and the Unknown Heirs, Ex- sonal or mail service of Toni R. Wheeler ecutors, Administrators, summons, the time in Director of the Legal Devisees, Trustees, Credi- which you have to plead to Department tors and Assigns of Each of the Petition for Foreclosure ________ the Defendants as may be Deceased; the Unknown Spouses of the Defendants; the Unknown Officers, Successors, Trustees, Creditors and Assigns of Such of the Defendants as are Existing, Dissolved or Dormant Corporations; the Unknown Executors, Devisees, Trustees, Creditors, Successors and Assigns of Such of the Defendants as are or were Partners or in any Partnership; the Unknown Guardians, Conservators and Trustees of Such of the Defendants as are Minors or in Anywise Under Legal Disability; Defendants,

LAWRENCE M. PEARSON, Petitioner, vs. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any Defendant as may be deceased and the spouse of any Defendant; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such Defendants as are or were partners or in partnership; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of such and any Defendants as are minors or are in anywise under legal disability; and the unknown Case No. 11-CV-544 heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, NOTICE OF SUIT creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be TO: THE ABOVE NAMED deceased, DEFENDANTS AND ALL Respondents. OTHER PERSONS WHO ARE OR MAY BE CONCERNED: Case No. 2011CV476 Div. No. 1 You are hereby notified that a Petition has been Pursuant to K.S.A. filed in the District Court of Chapter 60 Douglas County, Kansas, by Fidelity Bank, praying for NOTICE OF SUIT foreclosure of real estate mortgage on the following The State of Kansas to all described real estate, to unknown persons who are wit: or may be concerned: PARCEL 21A, BLOCK 1, FAIRYou are hereby notified FIELD FARMS WEST, A SUBthat a Petition has been DIVISION IN THE CITY filed in the District Court of


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and relatives insist on bring- ognizing that not everyone is ing their pets to her home. as nuts as we are. — Owner, She should not worry for Handler one second about saying the dogs are not welcome. I am an officer in a breed club and have raised and shown dogs for years. Dogs are welcome in my home, but if they are staying overnight, I request a crate and do the same with my dogs when I visit elsewhere. Every one of my dogs is a four-footed child, but it would never occur to — Please email your questions me to bring a dog to someto, or loved is an addict. I will nev- one’s home unless told he write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box er accept having a pot smok- was invited. Part of being a 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. er in my life. He claims he responsible dog owner is recdidn’t lie about it, but I consider this a lie by omission. How could he do this after all our time together? — Hurt in Connecticut

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Dear Hurt: There were probably signs during your two years together, but people in love are prone to overlook red flags, especially if they are unfamiliar with the markings. We don’t doubt that this man enjoyed your company, but his addiction comes first, and he isn’t willing to give it up for you. We know you are hurting, but please know you also are lucky to have missed this train.

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There is a ‘House’ in New Orleans Hugh Laurie, the English actor who plays an American doctor on “House,” also sings. “Great Performances” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) offers “Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk — A Celebration of New Orleans Blues.” He’s accompanied by Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas and Tom Jones. Laurie also appears tonight with Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show.”

September’s over. That went fast. At the beginning of the month, I began soliciting suggestions from readers about renaming the History Channel, a network more concerned with “Ancient Aliens” than actual history. Most of the missives I received expressed concern about how the network had dumbed itself down and abandoned a credible study of the past for escapist fare, guy-centric docu-soaps and the ludicrous celebration of the occult. Of the hundreds of emails and letters sent, I received only one defending the network! The names suggested were mainly on the whimsical side, an expression of viewer confusion and resignation. They include “The Everything But History Channel,” ‘‘The Hodgepodge Channel” or “The Histrionics Channel.” Some focused on its appeal to older guys, such as “My Uncle Loves This Network.” Some of the more biting critiques assailed the network for groveling to viewers with the obvious and the stupid. Quite a few readers called it “The Low I.Q. Network.” Some readers did not so much defend History as spread the blame. They argued that the Travel Channel has focused too much on food and that National Geographic is similarly scattershot. Some critiques were a little out of date. Many argued that the TLC network was not about learning. To be fair, TLC has not called itself The Learning Channel for some time. Others suggested that History was still “The Hitler Network.” Again, that perception of the History Channel was set in stone about a decade ago, when it was the favorite TV pastime of Tony on “The Sopranos.” I’m not sure if anyone from History’s marketing department is paying attention, but they seem to have alienated many viewers. At least those who care enough to think and read and write.

Tonight’s other highlights Note: Listings may be affected by local sports coverage.

Two very different clients need special help on “A Gifted Man” (7 p.m., CBS).

A family crisis in Montclair, N.J., on “Kitchen Nightmares” (7 p.m., Fox).

An awkward teen would die to impress a cool girl on “CSI: NY” (8 p.m., CBS).

Scheduled on “Dateline” (8 p.m., NBC): The real story surfaces, eight years after a wife reported her husband missing.

A serial killer inspires cooperation on “Fringe” (8 p.m., Fox).

Danny faces scrutiny after shooting a fellow officer on “Blue Bloods” (9 p.m., CBS).

The dead return for vengeance on the second season finale of “Haven” (9 p.m., Syfy).

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Friday, Sept. 30: You have plenty of spunk this year. Others will see the difference in your attitude, even in your word choices. If you are single, suitors surround you for a good part of the year. Are you interested in any of them? Choose with care. If you are attached, share more. Sagittarius and adventure go together. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  Relate directly to others. No matter what you decide to do, nothing feels right. Mobilize your frustration and anger. Tonight: Let someone else lead, as difficult as that might be. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Let go of a self-imposed restriction. Why do that to yourself? An opportunity for release presents itself. Tonight: A must appearance. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Squeeze in any doctor appointments or visits. Don’t accept another person’s offer if you aren’t comfortable. Could it be time for a new gym

workout or a new diet? Tonight: Put your feet up and relax. You don’t need to go out every Friday night. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Your creativity comes into play. You might want to do something very differently than you have in the past. If a partner makes a judgment, let it go. Incorporate this person into plans anyway. Stick to your budget. Tonight: Ever playful. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  You might want to stop before leaping into any agreement, as assertive as you might like to be. Knowing what you want to do could be instrumental in making the necessary choice. Curb a tendency to overdo it and go wild. Tonight: Happiest close to home. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Keep a conversation flowing. Find the appropriate moment to express held-back feelings. Tonight: At a favorite spot with favorite people. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  You feel good, as if you cannot do any wrong. Consider what is being shared between you and a loved one. The unexpected takes its toll on

your plans. Tonight: Pick up the tab. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Be direct, and others will hear you. Your instincts are right-on about a boss or an irritating person in your life. Tonight: As you like. You nearly can do no wrong. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Take some time to rethink recent developments. How do you feel about what happened? Tonight: Take some muchneeded private time. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Once more, you have that magic touch, and you can do no wrong. Be more creative. Tonight: Only what you want. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  You have many choices. You might not be sure which way to go with a child or loved one. Tonight: Until the wee hours. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Keep reaching out for someone at a distance. You might be taken aback by news. Tonight: Try a new music spot. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel is 83. Actress Angie Dickinson is 80. Singer Johnny Mathis is 76. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is 66. Actress Fran Drescher is 54. Rock musician

Bill Rieflin (R.E.M.) is 51. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., is 51. Actress Crystal Bernard is 50. Actor Eric Stoltz is 50. Rock singer Trey Anastasio is 47. Actress Monica Bellucci is 47. Actor Tony

46 Tit for ___ 47 Airline seat choice 51 Lee of “The Omen” 53 “A Raisin in the Sun” actress Claudia 54 Gene Rayburn’s show 58 Big shot’s transportation 61 Desert illusion 62 “The Office” network 63 Frequently clicked image 64 Adjust in advance 65 Collapsable bed 66 Windows to the soul 67 Poke fun at 68 Shape of mountain roads, sometimes DOWN 1 Harasses relentlessly 2 Sunday paper extra 3 Nickname for a little guy 4 Ostentatious 5 Crown of the head 6 At the center of 7 Type of air pollution 8 Avian mimickers 9 Home of King Arthur 10 John’s “Pulp Fiction” costar 11 Steelers quarterback


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Hale is 41. Actress Jenna Elfman is 40. Actress Marion Cotillard is 36. Tennis player Martina Hingis is 31. Actress Lacey Chabert is 29. Actor Kieran Culkin is 29. Singer-rapper T-Pain is 27.

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ACROSS 1 ___ flask (liquor container) 4 Hiccup, e.g. 9 Home of Guantanamo Bay 13 Any number divided by itself 14 Car-wash towel 15 Parishioner’s response 16 Press into service 17 Word with “detector” or “picture” 18 Thomas who wrote “The Magic Mountain” 19 Bob Eubanks’ show (with “The”) 22 “Once upon a midnight ___ ...” 23 He’s looking for a buyer 27 Pilsner holder 28 Vehicle that’s often numbered 31 Almost ready for the Tooth Fairy 32 Bill Cullen’s show 35 Cable channel for old movies 38 King of Troy 39 ___ Monte (canned food brand) 40 Bud Collyer’s show 45 On ___ (how pranks may be done)

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Dear Annie: I am a 67-yearold woman who has been deeply hurt. My husband died seven years ago, and I suffered deep depression. My psychiatrist told me to meet new people, so I did. I joined an expensive dating service, which was a disaster. Then I went to dinner with a girlfriend in an upscale nightclub. A good-looking fellow asked me to dance, and we clicked immediately. He was charming, adorable and could dance. I was smitten. Over the next two years, we traveled extensively, cooked together, went to the beach and had a lot in common. My family embraced him and was so happy for me. There were a few concerns, but they didn’t seem important. He told me he’d been addicted to alcohol and tobacco, but stopped using both 30 years ago. Three weeks ago, he brought marijuana to my home and proceeded to smoke. I was appalled and told him to never bring it into my house again. He then proceeded to sneak it in the bathroom. He refused to quit and said if I want to see him, I’d have to go to his place. (His house is a wreck, and there is no place for me to sit.) We had an argument, and I haven’t heard from him since. I am shocked that the man I

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Killer cantaloupe, scary sprouts: What to do? By Marilynn Marchione Associated Press

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CBS “60 MINUTES” COMMENTATOR ANDY ROONEY is shown Sept. 20, 2005, in New York. CBS announced Tuesday that Rooney will make his final appearance on “60 Minutes” on Sunday’s broadcast.

Andy Rooney exiting ‘60 Minutes’ Sunday By Frazier Moore Associated Press

NEW YORK — With 1,096 essays for “60 Minutes” under his belt, Andy Rooney will deliver his 1,097th on Sunday’s broadcast. And it will be his last as a regular contributor. The 92-year-old Rooney will announce his departure at the end of the program, where he has been featured since 1978, CBS News announced Tuesday. It will be preceded by a segment in which Rooney looks back on his career with “60 Minutes” correspondent Morley Safer. “There’s nobody like Andy and there never will be,” said Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS News and “60 Minutes” executive producer. He called Rooney’s contributions to the program “immeasurable,” and added, “It’s harder for him to do it every week, but he will always have the ability to speak his mind on ‘60 Minutes’ when the urge hits him.” Rooney began speaking his mind on “60 Minutes” in July 1978 with an essay about misleading reporting of automobile fatalities on the Independence Day weekend. “Car for car,” argued Rooney, “it’s one of the saf-

Are model airplanes a terrorist weapon? By Jay Lindsay Associated Press

BOSTON — Model airplanes are suddenly on the public’s radar as potential terrorist weapons. A 26-year-old man from a Boston suburb was arrested Wednesday and accused of plotting to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol with remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives. These are not balsa-woodand-rubber-band toys investigators are talking about. The FBI said Rezwan Ferdaus hoped to use military-jet replicas, 5 to 7 1/2 feet long, guided by GPS devices and capable of speeds over 100 mph. Federal officials have long been aware of the possibility someone might try to use such planes as weapons, but there are no restrictions on their purchase — Ferdaus is said to have bought his over the Internet. Counterterrorism experts and model-aircraft hobbyists said it would be nearly impossible to inflict large-scale damage of the sort Ferdaus allegedly envisioned using model planes. The aircraft are too small, can’t carry enough explosives and are too tricky to fly, they said. “The idea of pushing a button and this thing diving into the Pentagon is kind of a joke, actually,” said Greg Hahn, technical director of the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Rick Nelson, a former Navy helicopter pilot who is now a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said Ferdaus would have had to hit a window or other vulnerable area to maximize damage, and that would have taken precision flying.

est weekends of the year to be going someplace.” In fact, fewer people die of all causes on that weekend than at most other times, his research told him. And since “fewer people are watching television over the Fourth,” he added, “I suppose fewer die of boredom.” He was a tender 59 years old, and, that fall, he became a regular contributor, delivering sometimes folksy, sometimes peppery observations on ordinary life under the title, “A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney.” Rooney had been a contributor to “60 Minutes” since the show’s debut. During its first season in 1968 he appeared a few times in silhouette with Palmer Williams, “60 Minutes” senior producer, in a short-lived segment called “Ipso and Facto.” He also produced “60 Minutes” segments during the broadcast’s first few seasons. Rooney joined CBS in 1949 as a writer for “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts,” a hit show of that day. He also wrote for “The Garry Moore Show” (1959-65), a popular variety show. At the same time, he was writing for CBS News public-affairs broadcasts such as “The Twentieth Century” and “Calendar.”

MILWAUKEE — Avoid foreign produce. Wash and peel your fruit. Keep it refrigerated. None of these common tips would have guaranteed your safety from the deadliest food outbreak in a decade, the one involving cantaloupes from Colorado. Whether it’s sprouts or spinach, turkey or hamburger; whether the government doubled, tripled or quadrupled inspections, the truth is that no food will ever be completely free of risk. And a few foods have become so risky that certain people such as children, pregnant women and the elderly may do best to avoid them altogether until growers and the government figure out how to make them safer, some food experts say. An unappetizing fact: Although the current cantaloupe outbreak has been tied to just one farm in Colorado, it’s at least the 19th outbreak involving that melon since 1984. It’s also the first one caused by listeria, a germ that actually likes to be in the refrigerator and thrives in this fruit, which cannot be cooked unless you want to eat melon mush. Listeria also prompted a California farm to recall bags of chopped romaine lettuce on Thursday because of possible contamination, though no illnesses have been reported. The greens from Salinas-based True Leaf Farms went to an Oregon distributor and possibly at least two other states — Washington and Idaho. So what should you do if you see cantaloupe on a salad bar or at the grocery store? Can you be sure all of the tainted stuff has been pulled from the market, since the last bad melons were shipped on Sept. 10? What if no one knows where the cantaloupe was grown? “If the store can’t tell them or the restaurant can’t tell them, I would not buy it at

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CANTALOUPES ROT IN THE AFTERNOON HEAT Wednesday on a field on the Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo. The Food and Drug Administration has recalled 300,000 cases of cantaloupe grown on the Jensen Farms after connecting it with a listeria outbreak. Officials said Wednesday more illnesses and possibly more deaths may be linked to the outbreak of listeria in coming weeks. all,” said Chris Waldrop, director of the Food Policy Institute at the Consumer Federation of America. Laura Anderko, a Georgetown University public health expert, went a step further. “Honestly, as a nurse, I would tell people don’t eat the cantaloupe until this thing resolves itself,” she said. “This stuff happens because our system is not as tight as it needs to be.” The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has confirmed 13 deaths and 72 illnesses in the outbreak so far, has not told people to stop buying cantaloupe. However, the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration cannot even say where all of the tainted melon went, because it was sold and resold to many distributors across the nation. “When in doubt, throw it out,” is the CDC’s advice to consumers who have any cantaloupe whose origins they can’t determine. “Even if the cantaloupe is

gone, you need to wash the drawer or shelf it may have been on” to make sure other foods don’t become contaminated, said Caroline Smith DeWaal, director of food safety at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Beyond that, each outbreak brings fresh lessons on how to make produce safer. And while some of these things aren’t guarantees, they can cut the odds you’ll lose at the food safety lottery. Some new tips food experts offered Thursday: ! Shop more often and consume fresh fruits and vegetables within a few days. This gives germs less chance to multiply and gives you more nutrients from your food, too. ! Don’t just wash a melon. Scrub it under running water to rinse off any dislodged germs, and let it dry. If you cut it while it’s still wet, “you may be sliding the pathogens more easily from the outside to the inside” on the knife, DeWaal said. ! Keep the fridge cold,

40 degrees or lower. Higher than that can let germs grow. ! Don’t get a false sense of security if you buy organic produce. That just means less pesticide — not necessarily fewer germs. ! Consider dropping especially risky foods from your diet. Bean sprouts are not safe for children, pregnant women or people with weak immune systems and certain diseases, but that doesn’t mean they’re OK for everyone else, said Michael Doyle, a microbiologist who heads the University of Georgia’s Center for Food Safety. Doyle also consults for a lot of food companies, including a major spinach producer that sought help after outbreaks involving that vegetable. He has chaired a food safety advisory council for McDonald’s for many years. “I don’t eat sprouts at all,” he said. If harmful bacteria are in the seeds “they grow in the sprouting process, and there’s nothing to kill them unless you cook them.”


Notable The economy is showing signs of modest improvement — not enough to reduce high unemployment but enough to ease fears that another recession might be near. Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, though some of that was due to technical factors. And the economy grew slightly more in the April-June quarter than previously estimated. Growth is also expected to tick up in coming months. Chief executives of the nation’s largest companies are more pessimistic than they were just three months ago, according to a survey by a trade group, the Business Roundtable.

Thursday’s markets Dow Industrials +143.08, 11,153.98 Nasdaq —10.82, 2,480.76 S&P 500 +9.34, 1,160.40 30-Year Treasury —0.09, 3.00% Corn (Chicago) +1.75 cents, $6.33 Soybeans (Chicago) +6.5 cents, $12.30 Wheat (Kansas City) +13.25 cents, $7.40 Oil (New York) +93 cents, $82.14 Gold —80 cents, $1,617.30 Silver +38.8 cents, $30.522 Platinum —$5.20, $1,532.90 DILBERT

Germany keeps alive hopes for euro’s future BERLIN (AP) — Germany kept alive hopes that the 17-nation euro currency can survive the sprawling debt crisis when lawmakers in Europe’s largest economy voted overwhelmingly on Thursday in favor of expanding the powers of the eurozone’s bailout fund. The vote strengthened Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right coalition, which had struggled to win support from a bloc of rebellious members, and could bolster her ability to negotiate new European crisis measures. While many investors and experts believe new steps will be required in Europe, such as letting Greece write off more of its debt pile, Germany’s approval of the fund’s new powers and scope was necessary to avoid a new bout of massive market turmoil. “The support of the Bundestag is an important step for stabilizing the eurozone,” Michael Kemmer, head of Germany’s Bank Federation, told the news agency dapd. “With that, they have set a course that leads out of the debt crisis.” The $600 billion fund will be able to buy government bonds and lend money to banks and governments before they are in a full-blown crisis, making Europe’s response to market jitters more rapid and pre-emptive. Germany, which pays the lion’s share of European bail-

outs, became the 13th member of the eurozone to support the expansion of the rescue fund, the so-called European Financial Stability Facility, or EFSF. Cyprus and Estonia also passed the proposed expansion on Thursday. Austria’s parliament is widely expected to pass the measure on Friday, the same day Germany’s upper house of parliament is set to finalize Thursday’s vote, while the Netherlands is expected to approve it in the first week of October. The biggest remaining hurdle is the final country to vote — Slovakia — where the government will not have enough support to pass it if the leader of the junior coalition Freedom and Solidarity party follows through with threats to vote against the fund’s expansion. Its parliament is to vote later in October. In Berlin, 523 lawmakers in parliament, the Bundestag, voted in favor of expanding German participation to guarantee loans of up to ¤211 billion, compared with ¤123 billion so far. Eighty-five voted against it and three abstained. “It was a strong statement of Angela Merkel’s position. She has the backing and the support of the coalition and she is able to negotiate on the European level,” Peter Altmeier, the parliamentary whip for Merkel’s Christian Democrats, said after the tally was announced.

by Scott Adams

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A CUSTOMER USES A BANK OF AMERICA ATM on July 17, 2009, in Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America plans to start charging customers a $5 monthly debit card fee. The fee will be rolled out starting early in 2012.

Bank of America to start charging debit card fees By Candice Choi Associated Press

NEW YORK — Will a monthly debit card fee soon be the norm? Ban of America said Thursday that it plans to start charging a $5 monthly fee when customers make debit card purchases. The fee will be rolled out starting early next year. Paying to use a debit card was unheard of before this year and is still a novel concept for many consumers. But several banks have recently introduced or started testing debit card fees. That’s in addition to the spate of other unwelcome changes checking account customers have seen in the past year. Bank of America’s announcement carries added weight because it is the largest U.S. bank by deposits. The fee will apply to basic accounts, which are marketed toward those with modest balances, and will be in addition to any existing monthly service fees. For example, one such account charges a $12 monthly fee unless customers meet certain conditions, such as maintaining a minimum average balance of $1,500. Customers will only be

charged the fee if they use their debit cards for purchases in any given month, said Anne Pace, a Bank of America spokeswoman. Those who only use their cards at ATMs won’t have to pay. The debit card fee is just the latest twist in the rapidly evolving market for checking account. A study by this week found that just 45 percent of checking accounts are now free with no strings attached, down from 65 percent last year and 76 percent in 2009. Customers can still get free checking in most cases, but only if they meet certain conditions, such as setting up direct deposit. The study also found that the total average cost for using an ATM rose to $3.81, from $3.74, the year before. The average overdraft fee inched up to $30.83, from $30.47 The changes come ahead of a regulation that goes into effect next month. Starting Oct. 1, the regulation will cap the fees that banks can collect from merchants whenever customers swipe their debit cards. Those fees generated $19 billion in revenue for banks in 2009, according to the Nilson Report, which tracks the payments industry.

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