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JOSH SPENCE, A LAWRENCE resident participating in Occupy Lawrence, ties down the group’s banner Monday near the edge of South Park.

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Prominent attorney hired to represent parents KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — The mother of a missing Kansas City baby said Monday that she was drunk on the night her daughter disappeared, may have blacked out and actually last saw the child hours before the time she originally told police she checked on her. The revelations came hours before a New York attorney best known for defending Joran Van der Sloot, the Dutch man suspected in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba, said he had been hired to represent parents Deborah Bradley and Jeremy Irwin. The couple reported their Lisa Irwin 10-month-old daughter missing Oct. 4 after Irwin returned from working a night shift and found the front door unlocked, the house lights blazing, a window tampered with and the baby gone. Bradley and their two sons were asleep elsewhere in the home. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photos

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DEB TERRY, OF LAWRENCE, CROCHETS A SCARF for another protester, alongside Cecile Carpenter, also of Lawrence, as the two participate in the Occupy Lawrence camp at South Park. According to organizers, between 20 and 30 people have participated in the protest since Saturday, in conjunction with Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the globe. See the audio slideshow at

Consolidation Mayor: Camp can stay as long as it’s peaceful group wants to reassess mission

By Alex Garrison

For now at least, the occupation continues. A small, diverse group of activists, inspired by the national Occupy Wall Street protests that have cropped up this past month, have built an “Occupy Lawrence” camp in South Park. Their first rally — in front of US Bank, 900 Mass. — took place Oct 8. They’ve had tents pitched in the park since this past Saturday and, despite chillier weather and even a little rain Monday, they say they’ll continue to “occupy” indefinitely. The group obtained one 24-

hour permit to stay in the park from Saturday to Sunday. So, technically, camp members sleeping on-site Sunday and Monday nights violated a city ordinance — the park is closed from 11:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. But people involved say there have been no clashes with officials, save a polite request by parks and recreation workers to move the tents about 10 feet to accommodate tree maintenance. The bathrooms within the park remain open. Mayor Aron Cromwell says the city has no intention of kicking the occupiers out any time soon, at least so long as they continue to be peaceful.

“We’ll continue to do our best to work with the group,” Cromwell said. “They understand that they can’t have the park completely to themselves, and we understand that they want to get across their message of, well, I’m not exactly sure of what, but to voice their frustration.” “Legal liaison” Jennifer Dillon Christensen talked with Cromwell on the phone Monday afternoon. She said that the mood remains amicable, both within the group and between it and the city. That said, the protesters plan to remain in the park “until progress is made.” How they’ll define that progress remains unclear. But with

working groups — on media, donations, legal matters and recruitment — a voting system and even a social media campaign, this small offshoot of the movement does have its organization.

Who are they? Some are young, some are old, some are students, some are transient, some have fulltime jobs. In short, there’s not exactly one defining characteristic in them all. Ginny Cambron, who’s been organizing the group’s resources throughout the weekend, said that they’re Please see OCCUPY, page 2A

KU prof says men want more sex partners in recession By Andy Hyland

A prolonged economic slump could mean more than just losses of material wealth; it could spark a desire in men to seek more sexual partners, a Kansas University researcher has found. Omri Gillath, associate professor of social psychology, said that men, when faced with an environment that threatens their survival, turn to a sexual strategy that maximizes the potential for reproduction. In his lab, he placed people in

situations and had them think about their own death, a condition that relates to low survivability conditions. Afterward, he showed the people images, including Gillath both sexual and nonsexual images. He measured their heart rates to indicate their level of arousal. Men’s rates of arousal increased after thinking about their own death. Other situations that also

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mitted relationships begin to experience these kinds of feelings, it’s probably best to air it out with your current partner, which could serve to build the relationship even further. “It’s not a new excuse for guys to have sex,” Gillath said. The desires may be there, but “at the end of the day, it’s your decision.” The research will be published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology in November. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at LJW_KU.


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threaten survivability could have similar effects, such as going off to fight in a war. “All of these signs would push you towards more partners and more sex,” Gillath said. His findings are based in part on the established “life history theory,” which has helped explain low birth rates in richer countries and the lower age of first sexual encounters in poorer neighborhoods. Gillath likened a worsening economic situation to living on the savannah when food and water become scarce. He said that if men in com-

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The Lawrence school board’s new majority soon will get a chance to either confirm or alter the direction of a pivotal advisory committee, one charged with recommending a plan that would close either two or three elementary schools within the next three years. Members of the Central and East Lawrence Elementary School Consolidation Working Group will be posing questions next week to board members, seeking clarity regarding the volunteer group’s stated mission: “Recommend a community plan for reducing the six elementary schools of Sunset Hill, Hillcrest, Pinckney, Cordley, SCHOOLS Kennedy and New York to four or three schools within the next two or three years.” That directive had come in April from a board that had four different members, and at the recommendation of another volunteer group that had been working with enrollment data a year old. Now, working group members figure that as times change, people change and numbers change, it might not be a bad idea to see whether the board’s overall thinking has changed. “We don’t want to throw the charge out the window, but we need to be mindful of our context and our reality,” said Leslie Newman, a member representing Hillcrest Please see GROUP, page 2A

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DEATHS GREG DEAN ROCKHOLD Services for Greg Dean Rockhold, 53, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.

Mr. Rockhold died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at his home. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the church.

Charles Joseph Crawford Charles Joseph Crawford made his transition Saturday, Oct. 8th, 2011, at the age of 63. He was born February 8th, 1948, to Charles D. Crawford and Mildred Crawford of Kansas City, Missouri. After a tragic auto accident in which his mother was killed, Charles and his younger sister, Margret Ann Paul, were raised by their maternal aunt Margret O’ Toole. Charles is survived by four cousins, Betty Lee Stenstrom, Joseph Crawford Jr., Fred Crawford Jr. and Tom Crawford. Charles graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in 1966. Charles then attended Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Before

moving to Lawrence in 1976 Charles worked in construction in the Kansas City area. In Lawrence he was involved in real estate sales and rehabbing property and being a landlord. Charles was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and was also a long time member of the fellowship of A A and an ardent world traveler. Services are to be held at St. John’s Catholic Church, 1229 Vermont Street, at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 20th, Following the service a luncheon will be served at the Knights of Columbus, 2206 E. 23rd Street, Lawrence Kansas. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Catholic Charities, 1229 Vermont, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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School, where she has a child in school. “I don’t want to go way down the road and then have our recommendation be something that they’re not comfortable with.” Board members will get their chance to answer questions regarding three specific issues raised during the working group’s meeting Monday night: # Group members know they’re supposed to forward a recommendation that assumes passage of a bond issue that would finance upgrades, expansions or even new construction of elementary schools to make the system work efficiently and fairly; but what if a bond issue doesn’t pass? Must the working group come up with a plan for that, too? # The district has gained enrollment since the working group was formed, and all remaining elementary schools would be at 86 percent capacity this year if all portables were removed, or 83 percent with portables still in place. Is consolidation still favored, with elementary schools approaching capacity? # Would the board entertain the possibility of establishing “magnet” schools, as a potential alternative? “I think they’ve got great questions,” said Keith Diaz Moore, a board member who took office in July and attended Monday night’s meeting as

an observer. “It shows they understand the complexity of the problem. I’m encouraged that over the next month they will be able to seize the creative opportunity that’s presented to them. “It may just be possible to provide education in a better way than we are now.” Asking for direction will be members of a new “liaison” subcommittee, made up of one member from each of the seven school communities represented on the working group: Chuck Epp, from Cordley; Dennis Hill, from Hillcrest; Michelle Iwig-Harmon, from Woodlawn; Chris Lempa, from New York; Dawn Shew, from Kennedy; David Unekis, from Pinckney; and Daisy Wakefield, from Sunset Hill. Woodlawn is not on the list of schools considered for consolidation but has representatives on the working group. Subcommittee members plan to meet Wednesday night to discuss their pending presentation. They are scheduled to ask their questions during the next board meeting, which is set for 7 p.m. Monday at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. “The crux of the question I would want to ask them is: How creative are you willing to let us be?” Epp said, after Monday night’s meeting. “Because the times demand creativity.” — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188. Follow him at Twitter. com/MarkFaganLJW.


open to all walks of life. What brings them together, she said, was “a hope for a community that’s more unified and equal.”

What do they want? The group itself is still trying to figure that out. They have a website ( where the main point of discussion appears to be highlighting and asking for change in the widening economic disparity, the main point of contention for the original New York protesters. Jason Phoenix, the appointed media representative, said that the main goal is “starting a conversation with the community about how corporate greed is destroying our environment and our humanity.” The occupy protests taking place across the country, he said, will, if nothing else, help build a generation that can be “future leaders.” “We’re building little governments of our own,” he said. “It’s training camps for future leaders who can go on to influence our country and help make things more fair.”


ed as far west as Butler and McPherson counties in recent months. Deer with EHD often have their tongues hanging out and have lesions on their tongues. Their hooves often fall off and they eventually head to water because of high fever. Cattle can catch EHD but it rarely kills them, and sheep can be vulnerable to the disease. The disease cannot be passed to humans or pets. Fox estimates some areas in northern and eastern Kansas may lose 25 to 30 percent of the deer herd this year. But many places in Kansas are losing only a few animals. “In some areas (in other states) they find more than 100 deer. Most of our employees haven’t found more than two or three together,” Fox said. One game warden found five dead deer together in Greenwood County. Joshua Whitehill, of

“A movement for economHow do they operate? ic justice is in line with the There’s been a general as- goals of our denomination,” sembly every evening at 6 he said. p.m. since Saturday. The consistent participants — about Why South Park? Christensen said they 20 in all — engage in direct democracy. Individuals pro- chose the park, despite it not pose resolutions and then having a perceived “anti-corgive hand signals for votes porate” significance, because — two arms up for support, of a historical importance of two arms down for disagree- protest there. And the visibilment. Monday night, they ity close to downtown helps unanimously passed a pro- them “start a conversation,” posal to send a delegation of as Phoenix said, with resiat least three to today’s City dents like-minded and otherCommission meeting. They wise. The weekly downtown don’t have a list of specific rallies they plan for in front demands for the commis- of US Bank are all about vission. Instead, they plan to say ibility, too, they say. People come and go within thanks for the understanding and that they plan to stay at the group — even after just two days of “occupation” — least through the week. They give away food and but most speak of the long take donations of supplies. term as they use their voting Jessie Anderson, who vol- process to hash out details of unteered to be a donations their demands and continue coordinator, said Monday af- to peacefully assemble. Everyone from the mayor ternoon that they had gotten food from several local busi- to the pastor to the protester nesses and even $100 in cash says the future of the group is “wait and see” but sevfrom a passer-by. The Rev. Joshua Long- eral within the group remain bottom, associate pastor of hopeful about the possibility Plymouth Congregational of some kind of change. “The spirit is strong; the Church, 925 Vt., said his church had agreed to work vision is clear,” Christensen with the group “as schedules said. allow” to share kitchen space in its efforts to share food — Kansas University intern Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-7261. Follow her at with Lawrence’s taged.

family’s house, a home next door and Irwin’s parents’ house. They also drained a creek near Bradley and IrCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A win’s home in their effort to find the child. There were no immediate reports of what, if Bradley told police she last anything, they found. saw her daughter, Lisa Irwin, when she checked on her at Lawyer on case 10:30 p.m. But Monday, she Police have said they have told NBC’s “Today” show she no suspects or major leads actually last saw Lisa when even after multiple searches she put her to bed at 6:40 of the family’s neighborp.m. She gave no explanation hood, nearby wooded areas, for the modified times. a landfill and abandoned Bradley told Fox News homes. that she got drunk after she Bradley and Irwin held put her children to bed that hands at a Monday afternoon night and may have blacked news conference where deout. Asked how much fense attorney Joe Tacopina she drank that night and announced he was representwhether it was more than ing them. Tacopina said it five glasses of wine, she rewas natural for police to fosponded, “probably.” She cus on the parents. said she didn’t have more “The police have to start than 10 glasses. Bradley said with the mother and father, she frequently drinks heavthey absolutely have to,” he ily at home but only after said. “They’re the first people her children are safely in they should look at. But don’t bed. She also said she takes come to a conclusion because anxiety medication and had there’s no other answers.” taken a dose that day. Tacopina refused to say Bradley told NBC that powho was paying him, only lice accused her of killing saying he had been hired to Lisa and she believes she will counsel the parents through be arrested. But she also inthe investigation. He insisted sisted again that she had not they “have nothing to hide.” harmed her daughter. “I don’t recall in recent his“No, no ... I don’t think tory anyone under this umalcohol changes a person brella of suspicion be so open enough to do something like and forthright, warts and all, that,” she said. regarding the events,” TaShe defended her actions copina said. when asked on Fox News Sean O’Brien, an associate how she would respond to professor of law at Univerpeople critical of her heavy sity of Missouri-Kansas City, drinking while caring for her said the parents made a good children. decision in hiring a lawyer “She was sleeping. You and likely should have done know, I don’t see the probso earlier given what Bradley lem in me having my grown has said about police accusup time,” Bradley said. “I ing her of being involved in take good care of my kids. I the baby’s disappearance. keep my house clean, do their “When the questioning belaundry. I kiss their boo-boos. comes accusatory ... it’s time I fix them food. I’m involved to shut up and lawyer up,” in their school stuff. I mean, O’Brien said. But he said poto me, there’s nothing wrong lice also remain the family’s doing what I want to do after “best hope” of finding the dark.” baby “so she wants to conFBI agents used tracking tinue to cooperate.” dogs Monday to search the

Insect-borne disease killing deer WICHITA (AP) — Deer in some parts of Kansas are dying from a disease spread by tiny insects that proliferated because of an extended drought, state wildlife officials said. The deer are being felled by epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, which is spread by midges, tiny insects that pass infected blood from one animal to another. Because of the drought, the deer are drinking from shallow, stagnant water, which is a perfect breeding ground for midges, The Wichita Eagle reported. “We had a guy in (Oct. 10) who’d found 13 dead deer in two sections,” said Lloyd Fox, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism big game program coordinator. “We’ve had them found from about all over the eastern one-third of the state.” It also has been document-


Latham, said he saw four deer, three that were trophysized bucks, thought to have died from the disease in southeast Butler County this month. EHD “is definitely going to have an effect on those who hunt mature bucks this year,” Whitehill said. Fox said the worst EHD outbreak in Kansas was about 1990 in north-central regions of the state. A few years later, the disease apparently killed a high percentage of the pronghorn antelope population in the Flint Hills. In western Kansas, where water is usually scarce, deer have developed immunities to the disease. Fox said temperatures cold enough to kill insects are the best way to fight the disease. And he said a good rain would help slow the disease because water is more plentiful and the deer spread out.

Fear of arrest Bradley told NBC she is scared her arrest would essentially end the police search and Lisa would never be found. “If they arrest me, people are going to stop looking for her and I’ll never know what happened,” Bradley said. She also said her two sons, ages 6 and 8, say they heard noises the night Lisa disappeared, but she doesn’t know whether they heard noises before they went to sleep or later in the night and she doesn’t want them involved in the investigation. The boys have been made available to police for interviews, Tacopina said.



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By John Milburn

The elaborate machinery of a prisoner swap deal between two bitter enemies swung into motion early today, as hundreds of Palestinians and one Israeli soldier prepared to return home in one of the most dramatic recent developments in the otherwise deadlocked Israel-Palestinian conflict. Before dawn today, the first 96 inmates were moved from a prison in the south to another in the West Bank, where they were later to be released, a spokesman for Israel’s Prisons Service said. The Israel-Hamas deal, to take place this morning, is going ahead despite criticism and court appeals in Israel against the release of 1,027 Palestinians for a single captured Armored Corps sergeant, Gilad Schalit, held by militants in Gaza since 2006. The exchange, negotiated through mediators because Israel and Hamas will not talk directly to each other, involves a delicate series of staged releases, each one triggering the next.

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TOPEKA — A Kansas National Guard officer said Monday that future defense funding levels could affect the ability of the military to properly assist soldiers and families before, during and after deployments. Maj. Robert Stinson briefed the

Legislature’s Joint Committee on Kansas Security about programs and services for reserve soldiers, including access to mental health services. Most of the programs are funded through the federal Department of Defense. Stinson said as the number of deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan wane with those wars winding down, there is concern

that programs will be dismantled that have been established to assist veterans and prepare soldiers and families for the challenges they will face before and after combat. “If there is another war five years down the road and we lose all this, we are going to have to rebuild it,” Stinson said. “The challenges that we have aren’t

going to go away just because the deployments go away.” For example, he said most soldiers who suffer from the mental effects of war often don’t begin thinking of harming themselves for several months or years after they return and try to cope with the trauma.

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Obama makes push for jobs bill on road Rolling through small Southern towns in a campaign-style bus, President Barack Obama on Monday pressed lawmakers back in Washington to start taking up pieces of his rejected jobs bill and mocked the Republicans who had shot it down in total. The Senate moved to vote soon on one part, a plan to help states hire teachers, but the proposal seemed doomed. Deep in the mountains of politically important North Carolina, Obama soaked up the region’s autumn beauty at the same time he assailed foes of his jobs legislation, accusing them of failing to listen to the public. Back at the Capitol, Senate Democrats announced they would act first on a single part of Obama’s plan, a longshot bid to help states hire teachers and police. A Senate vote could come as soon as the end of the week. If not, it would probably fall into November because the Senate plans to take a break next week, even as Obama urges quick action.

Medical startup locating at KU By Chad Lawhorn


Kudzu-eating bugs threaten soybeans Kudzu — the “plant that ate the South” — has finally met a pest that’s just as voracious. Trouble is, the so-called “kudzu bug” is also fond of another East Asian transplant that we happen to like, and that is big money for American farmers: soybeans. “When this insect is feeding on kudzu, it’s beneficial,” Clemson University entomologist Jeremy Greene says as he stands in a field swarming with the brown, pea-sized critters. “When it’s feeding on soybeans, it’s a pest.” Like kudzu, which was introduced to the South from Japan in the late 19th century as a fodder and a way to stem erosion on the region’s worn-out farmlands, this insect is native to the Far East. And like the invasive vine, which “Deliverance” author James Dickey famously deemed “a vegetable form of cancer,” the kudzu bug is running rampant. Megacopta cribrari, as this member of the stinkbug family is known in scientific circles, was first identified near Atlanta in late October 2009. Since then, it has spread to most of Georgia and North Carolina, all of South Carolina, and several counties in Alabama.

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A FARMER GETS HIS LAND READY for the change of seasons, just south of U.S. Highway 56 and west of U.S. Highway 59.

Advocates hope Food Day eventually gains same staying power as Earth Day By Christine Metz

In spring 1970, at a time when industries could pump and dump practically whatever they wanted into the skies and waters, U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson created a day that called attention to the need for regulatory change. 4 | WASHINGTON, D.C. Nearly 20 million Americans demonstrated throughout the Doctors: Pap still best test for cancer country, and by the end of that There’s more news on cancer screening tests — year the Environmental Protecthis time for women. tion Agency was created. Scientists advising the government say a Pap Each April 22, now known as test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged Earth Day, is marked by parades, women for cervical cancer, and festivals and other events. it’s only needed once every three Five years after the first Earth years. But they say there is not Day, the Center for Science in enough evidence yet to back testthe Public Interest sponsored ing for HPV, the virus that causes Food Day to raise awareness of the disease. food safety and nutrition issues. That’s at odds with the American It lasted just three years. Cancer Society and other groups, More than 35 years later, the HEALTH which have long said that using same organization thinks the naboth tests can be an option for women over 30. tion is ready to address the issues Those groups and the U.S. Preventive Services of a healthy and sustainable food Task Force separately plan to release proposed new system. And this time it is a topic guidelines for cervical cancer screening on Wednes- that could have the staying powday and invite public comment. The task force is the er of Earth Day. same group that recommended against routine PSA “People want to support local tests to screen for prostate cancer, saying they were food and reconnect with food doing more harm than good for men at average risk. producers. In the states, I see that

coming up again and again,” said Catherine Kastleman, a Food Day project coordinator. Hundreds of events are planned across the country to celebrate the return of Food Day on Oct. 24. Celebrity chefs will be serving dinner in Times Square, and more than 15,000 people are expected to attend a regional food festival in Savannah, Ga. While there isn’t anything quite so flashy here, Douglas County will have more than a dozen events throughout the next two weeks to celebrate Food Day. Haskell Indian Nations University is using Food Day to promote recognizing indigenous foods. It will have speakers, workshops and

an indigenous food feast. Lawrence Memorial Hospital is hosting a kids-focused nutrition carnival, and the Raven Book Store will have a book reading. “There is so much to do this week, you can’t attend everything,” said Patty Metzler, a dietician at Lawrence Memorial Hospital who is the community coordinator for Lawrence’s Food Day activities. On Oct. 24, the Douglas County Food Council will release a report that looks at Douglas, Jefferson and Franklin counties’ food systems. The report examines how much money is spent on food, how much is produced and consumed in the region and the number of residents who live in “food deserts.” “It sets forth what kind of areas we have to focus on and what really needs attention,” said Eileen Horn, the sustainability coordinator for the city of Lawrence and Douglas County. Please see FOOD, page 4A

A startup company that works to make painkillers have fewer side effects has signed a deal to locate in Kansas University’s biosciences incubator. Mencuro Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to move into the Bioscience and Technology Business Center Expansion Facility near Bob Billings Parkway and Wakarusa Drive. The company uses research developed by KU researcher Tom Prisinzano and Laura Bohn, a neuroscientist at The Scripps Research Institute in Florida. That pair teamed up with colleagues Robert Karr and Randy Weiss to launch the company earlier this year. The startup is hiring one full-time biologist immediately and plans to hire additional scientists within the next year. The company’s focus is on how to make painHEALTH killers similar to morphine, oxycodone and hydrocodone, but without harsh side effects. “We’re trying to take the strongest, most potent painkillers and eliminate the side effects so they’re more like Advil or Tylenol,” Prisinzano said. Mencuro becomes the 11th tenant for the 14-month old incubator system. The incubator houses nine tenants at its main facility on West Campus and two at its expansion facility at Bob Billings and Wakarusa Drive. The incubator is a partnership among KU, the city, the county, the chamber, the local bioscience authority and the state bioscience authority. The strong amount of tenant activity has led to expansion plans for the incubator. The city has put $500,000 in its 2012 budget to kickstart an effort to build more space on West Campus. The project likely will take $7 million to $8 million to complete. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362.

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The number of events from different groups highlights just how much the community has rallied around the local food movement in recent years and the many reasons it is being supported. “I’m so proud of the people around here who are so involved,” Metzler said. The intent of Food Day is to take a holistic view of the food system, Kastleman said. “Food Day is a great opportunity for people to advocate and work together on not just one aspect, but trying to fix the entire American food system. To improve it, to make it more healthy, sustainable and affordable for everybody,” Kastleman said. Food Day is founded on six principles: ! Reduce diet-related diseases by promoting safe, healthy foods. ! Support sustainable farms and limit subsidies to big agribusiness. ! Expand access to food and alleviate hunger. ! Protect the environment and animals by reforming factory farms. ! Promote health by curbing junk-food marketing to children. ! Support fair conditions for food and farm workers. Organizers hope those principles will continue to be promoted during Food Days years from now. “Imagine if 30 years from now it is as big as Earth Day. It is exciting to be in on the ground floor,” Horn said.


. Saturday 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stidham Union, Haskell Haskell will host a series of workshop on indigenous foods. Sessions will focus on school garden curricula, tribal food projects, food sovereignty and seed-saving projects. 5:30 p.m. Stidham Union, Haskell An indigenous food cooking contest will be held. Categories include chili, stews or soups, side dish and dessert. All dishes should have ingredients commonly found in Native foods or are indigenous to the region. The cooking contest will be followed by the indigenous foods feast at 6 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Rice Auditorium, Baker Cornelia Butler Flora, a professor of agriculture and sociology at Iowa State University, will give a talk on Climate Change, Food Security and Food Sovereignty. She’s the featured speaker at Baker University’s Food Day celebration

Monday, Oct. 24

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Harter Union lobby, Baker A Real Food Information Fair will feature local organic farmers, diet and disease specialists, food activists, Baker Farm Hands, Baldwin Food Pantry representative and dining services purchaser. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday Multicultural Resource Center, Kansas University 2 p.m. The KU Center for SustainHarter Union lobby, Baker ability will host a talk on the University role of higher education in Baker Servers, a commufighting hunger. The discussion nity service organization, will will look at what the campuses host a Numana SWIPE Out are doing and what they could Hunger food packaging event be doing from both an acathat aims to package 20,000 demic and service perspective. school meals for Haitian relief. 7 p.m. 5 p.m. Raven Book Store, 6 E. SevHarter Union Dining Hall, enth St., Lawrence Baker Alison Cain will read excerpts An OXFAM Hunger Banquet from Girls Got Guts, a booklet will feature recent Baker graduate of interviews from small-scale, and food activist Blain Snipstal sustainable women farmers in and Marta Chiappe, a sociology the region. The event will also faculty member at Universidad feature a panel of local commude la Republica in Uruguay.

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Friday 7 p.m. Haskell Auditorium, Haskell Indian Nations University Kicking off Haskell’s Indigenous Food Festival will be a keynote address from Casey Camp-Horineck, a member of the Ponca Nation, longtime native-rights activist, environmentalist and actress.


Legislators were concerned about the coordination of programs and services and whether adequate access was in place for soldiers and families and how the responsibilities for meeting veterans’ needs could shift from the federal to state level as defense spending is cut. “We can be looking at some significant cuts at the federal level,” said Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler, a Lindsborg Republican. Stinson said the Kansas National Guard was working with several partners, including the state Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, to make sure veterans were receiving information about services and access to care. The Kansas National Guard’s programs include preparing soldiers and families for the mental health challenges brought on by combat, financial implications and impact on relationships. Stinson said the programs are aimed at being proactive before soldiers deploy for combat and making them available to commanders to inform their units. Legislators said they wanted to make sure that state agencies were assisting the National Guard and other reserve forces in reaching members of the military who live in rural areas of Kansas. The concern is that those individuals will not readily have access to services in their communities, or broadband connections to get help online. Sen. Tim Owens said he had concerns about future federal and state spending and what that would mean to veterans who have serious needs, including mental health treatment. Owens, an Overland Park Republican, was particularly concerned about cuts made by SRS and what impact they would have on state and local programs. “We need to take care of troops when they are home. We cannot abandon them at the state level when they come home,” Owens said.



nity leaders, who will discuss the importance of local foods and how they can be incorporated into the community. And, there will be sampling of local foods. 9 p.m. Owens Audio Visual Room, Baker “Dirt! The Movie” will be shown. The documentary looks at the relationship between humans and dirt, a resource that helps sustain life.

Friday, Oct. 28 12 p.m. Harter Union lobby Speech Choir performance will focus on real food topics.

Saturday, Oct. 29 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Lower level of Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Lawrence Memorial Hospital will host a kid-centric nutrition carnival that will include booths and speakers that promote healthy eating for children. Seed packets will be handed out to encourage children to become involved in food production.

Tuesday, Oct. 25 11 a.m. Mabee 100, Baker A workshop on sustainable growing practices will be presented by Steve Pierce and Matt Williams

Wednesday, Oct. 26 4 p.m. Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass., Lawrence The Douglas County Food Policy Council will discuss their recommendations with the Douglas County Commission regarding a report that examines the regional food system.

Thursday, Oct. 27 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Baker University dining room A virtual farm tour will feature many local growers and producers.


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I’ve heard rumors the Wakarusa Valley School building, now home to the Lawrence Virtual School, is being sold to become a museum. Is this true?


No, the building, which became home to the virtual school this year, is not being sold to become a museum. “The Wakarusa Valley School building continues to house the Lawrence Virtual School,” said Julie Boyle, communications director for the Lawrence school district. “In addition, the district allows parts of the building to be used by community groups. This includes an agreement with the Clinton Lake Historical Society to display some collections from the Wakarusa River Valley Museum in one of the rooms there on a year-byyear basis.”

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Terri Myser, retired medical technician, Columbus, Ohio “Yes, and we have our own garden, too. You know what you’re getting, it tastes better and is cheaper.”


• A 30-year-old male employee at Kohl’s Department Store, 3240 Iowa, reported to police that someone stole more than $1,000 worth of items in a theft, including video games and clothing. • A 30-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man reported to Lawrence police that someone had stolen two Dell computers, valued at $1,310 total, from a Lawrence man in the 300 block of Michigan Street. The theft occurred about 12:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and was reported Oct. 6. • A 19-year-old female Kansas University student reported someone stole her white Macbook computer valued at $1,100 and a red Kodak camera valued at $100 in a burglary that occurred between 7:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 4100 block of West 24th Place. • A 20-year-old female KU student reported to police that someone stole a Dell laptop computer valued at $1,800 and a Sony DVD player valued at $45 in a burglary from several people in the 1700 block of Ohio Street. The burglary occurred between noon Oct. 8 and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10. • A 21-year-old Baxter Springs woman reported someone stole her HP-Compaq laptop valued at $1,300 in a burglary between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Ohio Street. • A 25-year-old female KU student reported someone stole $2,750 worth of items, including a Panasonic 42-inch flat-screen TV and two Toshiba laptops, in a burglary between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 4400 block of Freedom Creek Drive near Trail and Folks roads.

INJURY ACCIDENTS • A 23-year-old Maryland man was injured in a rollover accident early Monday on Interstate 70 near the Lecompton interchange and flown to a Kansas City-area hospital, according to the Kansas Turnpike Authority. According to an accident report, Peter Raymond Robie, of Cambridge, Md., was entering the westbound lanes of the turnpike from the entrance ramp in a 2008 Ford pickup truck. As he steered back into the right lane, the truck drifted off the road and struck a delineator post. The accident occurred at 12:30 a.m. Robie overcorrected his steering of the vehicle, and the truck rolled onto its top and slipped backward into a guardrail and later into the right shoulder on its top, according to authorities. According to the report, Robie was not wearing a seat belt, and he was ejected from the vehicle. He landed in the right lane. Master Trooper Jeff Heryford said Monday night that investigators believed Robie fell asleep at the wheel.

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Alex Nohr, law student, Lawrence “I eat at 715, which I know uses some local ingredients. It’s awesome.”

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He was flown via helicopter ambulance to Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. Heryford said that Robie remained in surgical intensive care Monday night with several head injuries. • Two Franklin County deputies on Saturday morning rescued a Pennsylvania man from a pond after he suffered a medical condition prior to an accident on Interstate 35. Sheriff Jeff Curry said Deputy Tim Jones and Deputy Carl Bentley responded to a crash involving a car and a semi-trailer at 11:23 a.m. Saturday, and they discovered the car was in a pond on property of 2405 Kentucky Road. The vehicle was sinking in the mud, and water was up to the driver’s neck. Bentley used a baton to break the window in the car, and Bentley and Jones were able to extricate the man from the vehicle as the water was going over the man’s head. Curry said the driver, Richard Crook II, who was on his way to Ottawa to attend a wedding was treated and later released from the hospital, and officers believe Crook suffered a medical condition before the accident. • A 57-year-old Kansas City, Kan., woman was injured in a crash between two motorcycles Friday evening on U.S. Highway 40 near the intersection with the South Lawrence Trafficway west of Lawrence. Sgt. Steve Lewis, a Douglas County Sheriff’s spokesman, said Vicky Petty fell down with her motorcycle as Matthew Nutt, 48, also of Kansas City, Kan., had turned in front of her at 5:35 p.m. Friday in the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 40. They were traveling in a group of seven motorcyclists, Lewis said. Officers listed contributing factors to the crash as a glare from the sun that affected Nutt’s vision, driver inattentiveness and making an improper turn. • Eldon Barrett, 74, Parker, who was injured last Thursday in a motorcycle accident south of Tonganoxie on U.S. Highway 24-40, was in serious condition Monday afternoon at KU Hospital. • A condition update was not available Monday from KU Hospital on Kathy Miner, 58, of Hiawatha, who was injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday night on the South Lawrence Trafficway near the Lecompton interchange on the Kansas Turnpike. Mike Miner, 52, also of Hiawatha, died in the crash. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.

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Journal-World seeks info about Brownback tax policy group By Scott Rothschild

TOPEKA — The Lawrence Journal-World has filed a request under state law to Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration for information about a task force that meets secretly and is preparing a tax policy recommendation for Brownback Brownback. In an Oct. 11 email, the Journal-World requested access to or copies of minutes, agendas and policy papers of the task force. The Brownback administration wrote in a letter dated Oct. 12, and received in the mail Oct. 15, that it may take up to seven weeks to respond to the newspaper’s request. “Due to the extensive nature of your request, additional time will be needed to search files, to determine the existence of any such records, to contact personnel who may have possession of said requested records, to determine the applicability of any exceptions to the Open Records Act, and to determine the cost of producing the copies which can be provided pursuant to the Open Records Act. Therefore, the Department will communicate with you not later than November 30, 2011, regarding its response to your request,” states the letter signed by Christy Weiler, records custodian with the Kansas Department of Revenue. Kansas Department of Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan is heading the effort to give recommendations to Brownback by the end of the year. Jordan has said a task force is near completion of

its task. When Jordan’s office was asked to provide names of those serving on the task force and other details, the office provided little information. Jeannine Koranda, a spokeswoman for the agency, said senior Revenue Department staff members Richard Cram, head of policy and research, and Steve Stotts, director of taxation, have been consulted. She said Republican leaders of the House and Senate tax committees had been consulted. But she declined to name any business people who are working with the task force. The only person outside state government who has been named to the task force working on a recommendation for Brownback is Arthur Laffer, who had served as a key economic adviser to President Reagan. Laffer espouses cutting taxes for corporations and top-income earners as a way to grow the economy through increased jobs. Laffer, who is being paid $75,000 as a consultant on the Kansas tax proposal, helped write the latest edition of “Rich States, Poor States,” for the American Legislative Exchange Council. Brownback wrote the forward to the ALEC report. Last week, Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton, said he would form a bipartisan committee, including public members, to study options for reducing taxes. “Right now, there are a lot of ideas being floated around, but what they all seem to be missing is citizen input,” Morris said. “This isn’t something that should be done behind closed doors by a bunch of bureaucrats.”

Permit for shooting range to be mulled Douglas County commissioners plan to consider a permit for a police shooting range just north of Lone Star Lake. The Fraternal Order of Police would receive a conditional use permit for COUNTY COMMISSION its shooting range at 768 E. 661 Diagonal Road. The permit would carry rules for scheduling, operations and other matters. The permit would need to be renewed every five years. Commissioners are scheduled to consider approving the permit during their weekly meeting, which begins at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Also on the agenda: ! Approving a Class B Club license for The Bird of Lawrence; and cereal malt beverage licenses for Flamingo Enterprises, 1626 E. 1550 Road, and Clinton Marina and Clinton Submarina, 1329 E. 800 Road. ! Agree to proceed with work to acquire rights-of-way and easements to enable improvements along Douglas County Road 1055, which is Sixth Street in Baldwin City, from U.S. Highway 56 to Douglas County Road 12.

Parks and Rec to host event for kids The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering Kid’s Night Out: Spook ‘N’ Splash from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive. The event is for children ages 5 to 12 and will begin with a costume contest. Prizes will be given for the scariest, funniest, cutest and most original costumes. There will also be swimming, games, crafts, pizza and trick-or-treating. The registration deadline is Oct. 27. The cost is $15, which includes all activities and



Board approves 2012 budget, plans to make some fee increases By Karrey Britt

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department board on Monday evening approved a $3.17 million budget for 2012, up from $2.94 million in 2011. During discussion of the budget, director Dan Partridge said the health department anticipates it will lose a $37,708 Local Environment Protection grant in July. To help make up for the grant, the health department plans to raise fees for items that fall under enforcement of the sanitary code and pool licenses. Among the fee increases set to go into effect Jan. 1, along with the number of activities projected in 2012, are: ! Initial septic site evaluation — $135, up from $75; 22. ! Septic repair permit — $265, up from $165; 25. ! Septic installer’s license — $100, up from $35; 30. ! Room addition inspection — $140, up from $75; 11. ! Pool license — $165, up from $160; 76. The increases are expected to net about $7,000. Partridge said he doesn’t expect any changes in the department’s services during 2012. The department also will be up about four full-time positions in 2012, compared with a year earlier. The budget included a 1 percent cost of living adjustment for employees along with the possibility for a 2 to 4 percent merit salary increase. Besides the environment grant, the health department is not foreseeing any significant cuts in funding. “Sometimes it makes me nervous that we are bucking the trend, but we have been on a tight rein. We have tried to control costs for a lot of years so I think we reacted — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can sooner than some other agenbe reached at 785-423-0668. cies in the economy,” Partridge said. Also, during the meeting: ! The board approved paying $19,900 to the Kansas University Center for Research to conduct a health asrefreshments, and it must be sessment of Douglas County paid at the time of registration. and provide a report. The asRegistration for the class sessment will pull data from can be done online at Lawrence Memorial Hospior by visiting any Parks and tal. It also will include inforRecreation facility. mation from public forums For more information, call and surveys. The report is LPRD’s aquatics division at expected to be complete by 832-7946. Nov. 1, 2012. ! Partridge said he doesn’t Group accepting anticipate providing a driveflu vaccine clinic next grant applications thru year because of costs. He The Douglas County Comsaid the cost of the clinic was munity Foundation is accept$12,000 — or about $23.80 ing applications until Dec. 1 for per individual. The clinic was 2012 grants from its unreprovided last year and this stricted Community Funds. year as part of an emergency Applications are accepted training exercise, but he said for programs and projects more training was not needthat improve the quality of life ed. The department did ask in Douglas County. For more the 505 participants if they information about the applica- would be willing to pay for tion process, attend one of these information sessions in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt.: ! Noon-1 p.m. Oct. 25. ! 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1. Guidelines and the application form are available at For more information, contact Marilyn Hull at marilynhull@ dccfoundation or 843-8727.



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Abuse of disabled may be part of theft scheme By Maryclaire Dale and Patrick Walters Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — The landlord of the apartment building at first thought a circuit breaker had tripped when he went to the basement Saturday and found all the lights were out. Then he realized all six bulbs had been removed, and he heard dogs barking inside a boiler room, its door chained shut. He removed the chain, stepped into the dank, foulsmelling room and lifted a pile of blankets. Several sets of human eyes stared back at him. Turgut Gozleveli had stumbled upon four mentally disabled adults, all weak and malnourished, and one chained to the boiler. He may have also stumbled upon a vast scheme — stretching from Philadelphia to Norfolk, Va.; West Palm Beach, Fla., and Texas — to steal the Social Security disability checks of defenseless and vulnerable people, authorities said. Philadelphia police on Sat-

urday arrested three adults staying in an apartment upstairs, including the person accused of being the ringleader, Linda Ann Weston, who had been convicted of murder in a 1981 starvation death. Detectives also found dozens of ID cards, powerof-attorney forms and other documents in the apartment, suggesting the theft scheme involved more than just the four captives. “Without a doubt. This is just the beginning of this investigation,” Lt. Ray Evers said Monday. “We think she’s been doing this for quite some time.” How long, how much money the scheme brought in, how the disabled were deceived and how many people in all were victimized are still unclear, investigators said. The FBI has joined the investigation. Weston, 51, was charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment and other offenses, with bail set at $2.5 million. Also arrested and jailed were the man she described as her boyfriend, 50-year-

old Eddie “the Reverend Ed” Wright, and 47-year-old Gregory Thomas. “Talk about preying on the weak and weary,” Evers said. “You can’t get any lower than this person.” As of Monday, the defendants did not appear to have lawyers. They couldn’t be reached for contact in jail. The victims, a woman and three men, were found in a crawlspace that reeked of urine and was too shallow for an adult to stand up. There were mattresses and blankets, but the only food found was a container of orange juice. The adults shared their space with three dogs. Gozleveli called police, suspecting they were squatters, then watched as officers and ambulance workers helped them up the steps to the street in a working-class section of the city’s Tacony neighborhood. The victims, ages 29 to 41, had the mental capacity of 10-year-olds, along with some physical disabilities, authorities said. One could barely see.

Three of them — Tamara Breeden, Derwin McLemire and Herbert Knowles — told KYW-TV on Monday that they were mistreated by Weston, Wright and Thomas. Breeden, 29, told the TV station that she was hit on her head and showed where she said some of her teeth were knocked out. McLemire, 41, said he met Weston through an online dating service and tried to escape but didn’t get away “so they got me.” Knowles, 40, was shackled to the boiler and said he was hit by one of the two men arrested with Weston. Neighbors said the defendants and the basement captives had arrived in an SUV from West Palm Beach, Fla., about two weeks ago, though it does not appear the victims spent the entire time in the basement. Since the arrests, police have slowly and patiently been trying to elicit information from the captives. All four were treated at hospitals and placed with social service agencies.

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Initiatives create own voting mischief By Michael Smerconish The Philadelphia Inquirer

Over-occupancy cases still will be hard to prove, but local landlords now face a stiffer penalty when a violation is confirmed.


omewhere in Lawrence last night, it is a good bet that a sleeping resident was awakened by his neighbor’s stereo. Tonight, as families retire for the evening, it is certain that a parade of vehicles will flow to party houses that can make neighborhood streets resemble a used car lot. Tomorrow as the sun rises, many homeowners will be greeted not by a glorious sunrise but by the litter left from tonight’s party. For some Lawrence residents, this is the cycle of life on a weekly, if not nearly daily, basis. In Lawrence, residents really never know when their youthful partying days are over. They could return at any moment, depending on who moves into the house next door. City commissioners are to be applauded for attempting to break this cycle. The commission recently approved a new policy that would allow the rental license of a single-family home to be revoked if it violates the city’s occupancy code twice within a 24-month period. Neighbors applauded the new policy because violations of the occupancy code — which prohibits more than three unrelated people from living in a single-family home — often lead to many neighborhood problems. It is an issue that deserves the commission’s continued attention. The 2010 U.S. Census found Lawrence to have grown far more slowly than city officials expected. If those numbers are correct, one cause for the slowdown may be a feeling by families that Lawrence is a less desirable place to live than other communities in the area. One hopes that Lawrence’s new rental regulations will begin to improve the livability of many city neighborhoods. There are reasons, however, to question whether they will. Landlords still must be found guilty in court of violating the occupancy code, and proving such a violation is difficult. Technically, the city’s new policy may allow city inspectors to make an administrative finding and revoke the license before a court makes a ruling on an occupancy case, but revoking a rental license before a court has spoken on the issue would seem to open the city up to significant financial liability if a court doesn’t end up agreeing with the city’s finding. On the positive side, the new regulation provides for some serious consequences once the city proves its case. The city should look at new ways to prove over-occupancy. Perhaps the city should work more closely with tenants — the tenants who actually are living illegally in these houses. Each May, thousands of students move out of apartments in Lawrence. Some are unhappy with their landlords for a variety of reasons. Some of those unhappy tenants likely have violated the occupancy law and probably have hard evidence of the violation. They may be willing to share that evidence with the city, if they knew the city would not seek to punish them. It may sound distasteful, but it would get at the heart of the problem, which is a small group of landlords who flout the law. The idea is worthy of consideration. After all, what goes on in overcrowded Lawrence neighborhoods is not only distasteful, but also is dangerous to residents and the city’s future. LAWRENCE




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That there is a nationwide effort under way to move the goalposts for the 2012 presidential election is undeniable. The various initiatives have one thing in common: Each would hinder President Obama’s re-election. Coincidence? I think not. Pursuant to new rules, several states will now require photo IDs or proof of citizenship from voters (and in some cases, from those registering to vote). Some are making it more difficult to carry out voter-registration drives. Others will reduce popular early or absentee voting opportunities. In Pennsylvania, pending legislation would convert the presidential election process from a winner-take-all approach to a proportional one. If the proposed system had been in place in 2008, Obama would have had a net gain of just one electoral vote, as opposed to the 21 he did earn. I recently interviewed the president and asked him about the contemplated change here and the other efforts across the country. “With respect to Pennsylvania, the people of Pennsylvania will ultimately decide how they want to allocate their electoral votes, and I’ll leave that to them,” he said. “I will say that my big priority is making sure that as many people are participating in our democracy as possible. Some of these moves in some of the other states that we’ve seen — trying to make it tougher to vote, restricting ballot access, making it hard on seniors, making it hard

Still, the question is whether these changes are truly contemplated to rein in misbehavior, or to bank on a few, sporadic reports of misconduct to mask an effort to suppress the president’s vote.”

on young people — I think that’s a big mistake.” The nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s School of Law has calculated how big that mistake could be. In a report issued last month, the center found that in states that have chosen to require IDs or proof of citizenship, restricted voter-registration efforts and reduced early voting will account for 171 electoral votes — 63 percent of the total 270 needed to win the White House. Taken together, the center has estimated that more than 5 million voters could be affected. How significant is that? In 2000, the popular-vote margin between George W. Bush and Al Gore was 543,895, while Bush won over John Kerry by 3,012,166 votes four years later. These moves are largely unprecedented, according to Michael Waldman, the Brennan Center’s executive director. “At the very least, they mark the most significant step backward on voting in several decades,” he said. “Throughout the past century, we have steadily increased access to the ballot. This is the first time I’m aware of during

that time that states have moved decisively to make it harder for many people to vote.” Who stands to suffer most? According to the report, young people, minorities, and low-income voters — essentially the constituencies most responsible for the president’s election — will be most affected. Consider the impact on minority voters in just one swing state, Florida, where the report notes that African Americans and Hispanics “are more than twice as likely to register to vote through community-based voter registration drives as white voters.” A quarter of the Sunshine State’s African-American voters, meanwhile, don’t have a valid photo ID that they would need to cast a ballot. The report continued: “New restrictions on early voting will also have their biggest impact on people of color. Florida ended early voting on the last Sunday before Election Day. In the 2008 general election in Florida, 33.2 percent of those who voted early on the last Sunday before Election Day were AfricanAmerican and 23.6 percent were Hispanic, whereas AfricanAmericans constituted just 13.4 percent of all early voters for all early voting days, and Hispanics just 11.6 percent.” Some will argue that shenanigans on Election Day do indeed take place and warrant rule changes. “Vote early and vote often” is more than a joking refrain in certain neighborhoods. Still, the question is whether these changes are truly contemplated to rein in misbehavior, or to bank on

a few, sporadic reports of misconduct to mask an effort to suppress the president’s vote. I can’t help but think of the now-infamous Election Day 2008 incident outside the old Richard Allen Homes in Philadelphia. Recall that two members of the New Black Panther Party stationed themselves in front of the polling place there, which is in the fourth voting division of the 14th Ward. That they were up to no good I have no doubt. But was it their intention to suppress the votes of those who would support John McCain? I seriously doubt it. This seemed more like a stunt to get a realityTV show. Consider that these two men selected a voting division in which 84 of the 1,535 voters registered were Republicans. Not exactly a locale where an African-American running for president would seem to need their help. I think the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department should have reviewed and prosecuted that case. But these sorts of one-offs are hardly worth the conspiracy theories that have relentlessly bounded across the Internet since November 2008. Nor are they grounds for the scope of electoral changes being implemented across the country. “It all comes at a time when there should be consensus, commonsense steps to make it easier for people to vote and have their ballots accurately counted,” Brennan noted. — Michael Smerconish writes for The Philadelphia Inquirer. His email address is



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Douglas County Clerk Patty Jaimes reported this morning that 38,119 county residents had registered to vote in the Nov. 4 statewide general election. Of those currently registered, 13,775 were members of the Republican Party, 9,321 were Democrats, and 15,023 were registered as unaffiliated.


From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Oct. 18, 1911: “‘Every person in the state of Kansas who hunts rabbits must have a license.... YEARS or lay himself open to the law.’ That was AGO Prof. L. L. Dyche, state fish and game IN 1911 warden, talking this morning to a Journal-World reporter. The big season for hunting rabbits is just at hand, says Prof. Dyche, and although the law for licenses for killing rabbits went into effect last March, there was no urgent necessity for enforcing it until the present time.” “Under instructions from the department at Washington the local post office is sending out blanks to every rural route patron ... asking that the name of every member of the family, old and young, be sent in for guidance of the postal employees. No rural directory has been made of the patrons of the Lawrence office for several years and it is badly needed in order that rural mail be delivered promptly and correctly.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John


Unhealthy society To the editor: In my frequent walks over the Kaw River bridge, I have noticed that the overwhelming number of men bent over jackhammers all day long appear to be Hispanic and at least some don’t understand much English. It occurred to me that these are the very people Kris Kobach doesn’t want to vote. Not that they are necessarily undocumented. But they would likely just vote for politicians who would promise to fix more bridges so that they and their relatives could keep their back-breaking jobs at the expense of taxpayers like me. Bridges. We don’t need no stinking bridges! We should go back to paddling across the Kaw like the people — the ones our immigrant ancestors “obtained” this land from – might have done at minimal government expense. Of course, Kobach and Brownback only want to lead us back to the 1950s, when women and darkerskinned people were second-class citizens and there was prosperity – for some. Or we could look for leaders who will encourage us to pay our share for a fairer, smarter and more responsible society instead of the kind of fakers who hope we’ll just hide in front of our expensive, flatscreened TVs, blaming everybody else for problems we’re too selfish or too cheap to try to fix. Resources and workers are available. Only the will to decide to pay what’s necessary for a healthy society is lacking. Bert Haverkate-Ens, Lawrence

Retirement benefits To the editor: AARP members from across the country were in Washington last week to send a clear message to the “supercommittee” and

all members of Congress that seniors aren’t numbers. We aren’t line items in a budget. And we definitely aren’t pushovers. Right now, too few people outside Washington know that behind closed doors the supercommittee is considering proposals that would shift health care costs onto seniors and cut their Social Security checks. Instead of focusing on cutting waste and tax loopholes, they’re threatening our hard-earned Medicare and Social Security benefits. If Congress really wants to look at numbers, it should be looking at these: 478,138 Kansans rely on Social Security, including 314,968 retirees, 65,631 people with disabilities, 40,996 widows and widowers, 36,347 children and 20,196 spouses. Social Security pumps over $522 million into the Kansas economy each month, which is the total Social Security benefits received by Kansans in December 2009. And let’s get real. It isn’t as if the benefits of these programs are lavish. Even with these benefits, half of those aged 65 and older have an annual income of less than $18,500 per year. Today’s Medicare beneficiaries already must pay an average of $3,000 each year out of their own pockets for their medical expenses — and their outof-pocket share is rising every single year. We’ve talked to our members all across Kansas and it doesn’t matter if they’re Republicans, Democrats or Independents, they think it’s wrong for the supercommittee to cut the benefits they’ve worked for and depend on. Maren Turner, director, AARP Kansas, Lawrence

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Beatrice 56/32

Oakley 60/31

Manhattan Russell Salina 58/34 60/33 Topeka 62/38 58/35 Emporia 60/34

Great Bend 60/33 Dodge City 60/35

Garden City 60/33 Liberal 61/34

Kansas City 57/35 Lawrence Kansas City 56/35 58/31

Chillicothe 56/30 Marshall 55/32 Sedalia 56/33

Nevada 58/34

Chanute 60/35

Hutchinson 60/35 Wichita Pratt 60/37 60/37

Centerville 54/31

St. Joseph 56/32

Sabetha 54/31

Concordia 59/34 Hays 60/33

Clarinda 58/30

Lincoln 58/30

Grand Island 58/30

Kearney 59/31

Coffeyville Joplin 63/39 58/37

Springfield 58/32

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Denver 56/34

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Missouri River flooding declared officially over OMAHA, NEB. (AP) — This year’s flooding on the Missouri River is officially over. That’s according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which said Monday that the river has fallen below flood stages from Fort Peck in Montana to St. Louis and water is off the levee system. Col. Anthony Hofmann, commander of the Kansas City district, said the corps was assessing the damage to the levees and dams to come up with a repair bill. He expects a report by mid-November. So far, $27.7 million has been set aside for repairs. The corps is waiting on funding by Congress for the rest. Early estimates show repairs could top $1 billion. The corps’ announcement follows a meeting of Missouri River governors where there was significant disagreement between Montana and downstream states over flood control.


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By Gary Bedore

Elijah Johnson — who has not played significant minutes in his two-year Kansas University basketball career— enters 201112 as a candidate for a breakout season in the Jayhawk backcourt. “He has a chance to blow up. He does,” KU coach Bill Self said of the 6-foot-4 junior combo guard who averaged 3.4 points and 1.8 assists in 13.7 minutes a game his sophomore season. “He’s been very impressive to us (since end of last season). He’s been a kid for whatever reason has not quite put it all together yet. He needs to put it together for us to have our best chance. I think we haven’t seen a glimpse of what he can be. He’s one of the better allaround guards we’ve recruit- Johnson ed since we’ve been here. He just hasn’t had a chance to show it.” Johnson, who averaged 15.9 points and 4.8 assists a game his senior year at Las Vegas Cheyenne High, appreciates his coach remaining in his corner. “To hear him say I’m improved … that means a lot. It means I’m doing what this team needs me to do,” Johnson said. The area on which he has improved the most? “Being a leader,” Johnson said. “Really just that. I feel everything else just falls into place.” As far as on-court production, Johnson is KU’s leading returning three-point shooter. He hit 22 of 55 last year for 40 percent. “I guess that means I get to shoot a little bit, huh?” Johnson said with a smile. “I plan on knocking my shots down, making open shots.” His length and athleticism could prove beneficial on defense. “I just take it as ... I don’t even want to say as a challenge. I feel disrespected when someone tries to dribble and go past me nowadays,” Johnson said. “My attitude has changed. Someone scores on me, I take it personal. Even if you can’t see it on my face, I take it personal nowadays. I think coach Self put that in me.” Self has said the Jayhawks may run a bit more this year as they take advantage of a backcourt that includes ultra-athletic

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JAMIE PURSLEY, RIGHT, POSES WITH KATIE CAPPS, director of operations for Kansas University’s women’s basketball team,’ during last year’s KansasMissouri “Think Pink” game. After battling breast cancer for five years, Pursley, who served as an honorary coach for that game, died on March 29. Before she passed, she expressed her wish to improve the infusion rooms at Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Oncology Clinic, a desire that friends developed into “Jamie’s Wish.”

Saturday’s game backdrop for fundraiser By Matt Tait

When Jamie Pursley was in college, she cheered passionately for Kansas State, despised nearly everything about Kansas University and would never be caught for a second so much as thinking a positive thought about KU, the Jayhawks or Lawrence. Today, a little more than six months after Jamie passed away, her memory and kind heart have inspired a group of her closest friends, both Wildcats and Jayhawks, to come together in an attempt to raise $100,000 to renovate 15 infusion rooms at Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Oncology Center. The idea did not belong to her friends. It was Jamie’s wish, and that phrase now is the driving force behind the quest to honor her memory while

sprucing up a part of the city she together two of Jamie’s great once viewed as a bitter rival. loves — KSU and Lawrence. “Two weeks before she died, Former KU wide receiver Harshe looked us dead in the eye and rison Hill and former KSU quarsaid, ‘This is what I want you to terback Jonathan Beasley are both do,’” said Kelli Allheavily involved in There’s no rivalry the cause and have dredge, one of Jamie’s best friends. when it comes to been instrumental “A week after she in getting things fighting cancer. passed, we got rolling. Lawrence started. There’s We’re all on the businessman Miles no rivalry when it same team.” Schnaer, owner of comes to fighting Crown Automocancer. We’re all on — Kelli Alldredge, co-chair on tive, also is on the the same team.” board and has the With the help of the Jamie’s Wish board of direc- distinct honor of some notable mem- tors being known as the bers of both the KU cause’s first official and K-State comdonor. munities, the fundraising effort “What appeals to me with this began a few months ago. From the is there are definite goals,” said beginning, this weekend’s KU- Schnaer, a huge KU supporter. KSU football game in Lawrence “They want to do something with was viewed as the centerpiece of the money they raise, they have a their efforts because it will bring plan, and it’s a heck of a plan.”

Originally from Topeka, Jamie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 while living out of state. After considering her options and hearing that the cancer had spread, she, her husband, Aaron, and their daughter, Kayden, decided to move closer to home, to Lawrence, to undergo chemotherapy treatment at LMH. Friends said the decision to relocate to Lawrence wasn’t easy for the diehard Wildcat fan married to a man from Manhattan. But they also said it turned out to be one of the best moves she ever made. That’s where the idea for Jamie’s Wish was born, several months after Jamie made the daily trek to LMH’s Oncology Center for hours of treatment. Although LMH’s infusion rooms where Jamie’s chemo treatments were Please see JAMIE’S WISH, page 10B

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Lawrence resident recalls ’67 Series

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The University of Missouri appears primed to leave the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference, a university official with direct knowledge of the situation told the New York Times on Monday night. The person told the Times that MU’s decision to apply for membership to the SEC was “inevitable and imminent,” although a specific timeframe has yet to be set. Missouri’s Board of Curators will meet Thursday and Friday

at the University of MissouriKansas City, where the process of withdrawing from the Big 12 and applying to the SEC is expected to begin. Expansion is not listed on the agenda, but there is a private session scheduled Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. After it applies, the person said that Missouri expected “no problems” with gathering Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo enough votes among SEC presidents for it to become a mem- LAWRENCE RESIDENT JOE REITZ displays two tickets, one each from games 1 and 7 of the ber. 1967 World Series between the Red Sox and Please see MISSOURI, page 10B Cardinals. Face value? Eight bucks.

By Tom Keegan

Fans of the St. Louis Cardinals old enough to remember it don’t hesitate when asked to name their favorite World Series. The year was 1967, the opponent the Boston Red Sox. Flame-throwing Bob Gibson dominated the series that went seven games. Lawrence resident Joe Reitz was rooting for the other side, but all these years later, it’s Gibson he talks about most when reflecting on the two games he watched from his Fenway Park seat.

“I think that was the greatest World Series a pitcher ever had,” Reitz said. “How can you do any better? You can’t pitch more than three games, and he pitched every inning. The only one that would rival that was (Sandy) Koufax in the ’65 World Series.” Reitz, founder of the Lawrence affiliate of Family Promise, a non-profit organization that benefits families with children experiencing homelessness, saved each of his World

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Revis, Jets keep Miami winless, 24-6 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; For a team in turmoil, this was one therapeutic win. It certainly wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t pretty or convincing. But it did the job for Rex Ryan and his feuding New York Jets. Darrelle Revis ran back the first of his two interceptions 100 yards for a touchdown and the Jets did just enough to beat the winless Miami Dolphins, 24-6, on Monday

night and end a three-game losing streak. Mark Sanchez threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes and ran for another score as the Jets â&#x20AC;&#x201D; who called this a â&#x20AC;&#x153;must-winâ&#x20AC;? game â&#x20AC;&#x201D; capped a tough week by pulling out a victory and sending the Dolphins to their fifth straight loss. With the losses mounting and the season already on the brink

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Ryan even sent Holmes and Moore out as the captains for the pregame coin toss. Turns out, this game against the Dolphins (0-5) came at just the right time as the Jets got their season back on track. Next up for New York: the San Diego Chargers (4-1) on Sunday, with a chance to head into the bye on a high note.

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Several factors contributed to fatal crash The perfect storm: A high-banked oval crowded with the largest field of the season. Inexperienced or impatient drivers racing at more than 220 mph. Absolutely no room for error. What was supposed to be a season-ending showdown at Las Vegas Motor Speedway became instead a script for disaster Sunday: a fiery 15-car crash that killed popular two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon and left the shaken auto racing community to deal with uncomfortable questions. The drivers knew the Las Vegas race was going to present challenges even before the season began. The sleek, open-wheel machines of IndyCar had not raced at the track since 2000, and the now-defunct Champ Car Series was last there in 2005. Some of the drivers had been there before, but many had not. None had raced an IndyCar there since the trackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2006 reconfiguration added â&#x20AC;&#x153;progressive bankingâ&#x20AC;? designed to increase side-by-side racing. So there was some initial fretting when second-year IndyCar chairman Randy Bernard announced a $5 million payday to any moonlighting driver who could win the race. Bernard had hoped to land a superstar or two from the fender-rubbing NASCAR circuit. Maybe even former Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya. But nobody bit, despite interest from NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne, X-Games star Travis Pastrana and former CART champion Alex Zanardi. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hopefully theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll pick someone competent enough to drive those things because it is an IndyCar,â&#x20AC;? Penske driver Will Power said shortly after the prize was announced. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t rub panels. You rub wheels, and someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going flying.â&#x20AC;? Kahne said Monday that team owner Rick Hendrick was against his participation, and Hendrick confirmed it. Kahneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lack of experience in an IndyCar made it virtually impossible for him to win. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The upside is winning that big purse, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not realistic to think you can go out there and beat the drivers who run the series full time,â&#x20AC;? Hendrick said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re incredibly talented, and it would be a significant investment of time and resources to be competitive. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have to test and practice, and it would inevitably take focus away from what youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re trying to do (in NASCAR). â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not having the experience in those type of cars â&#x20AC;&#x201D; not having a feel for them â&#x20AC;&#x201D; increases the odds of something happening (on the track). We have a lot of commitments, and I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think it made sense to create a distraction or take a chance.â&#x20AC;? That left only Wheldon, winner of 14 races on ovals in IndyCar, including the Indy 500 in May, to be eligible for the $5 million prize. Bernard made that ruling because the 33-year-old Englishman lost his job at the end of last season, put together a one-race deal for the Indy 500 and had turned down offers from less-competitive teams. A lot of other drivers wanted to be in the race, too. It led to 34 entries in the field. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s one car more than the Indy 500, five more than the race two weeks ago at Kentucky, and eight more than IndyCar had in Japan last month. Who were these new drivers? Men and women without much experience at IndyCarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top level.

By Dave Skretta Associated Press Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Todd Haley wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have changed the Kansas City Chiefsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; bye week for any other point this season. Not any sooner, not any later. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find out in a hurry whether it truly came at the right time. The Chiefs were among the teams with an early bye for the second straight year, getting a week off after just five games. The first two were blowout losses to Buffalo and Detroit, but the Chiefs had shown encouraging signs in a narrow loss to San Diego and two straight wins. It was enough momentum for many to assume the Chiefs would just as soon keep playing, rather than sit around watching the Oakland Raiders, the team theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll play Sunday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I do know from a number of guys that the bye came at the right time, as far as feeling a little better physically,â&#x20AC;? Haley said before a light walkthrough Monday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have pushed the bye to some other time if we were given the option.â&#x20AC;? The Chiefs carried a similar bit of positive feeling into last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s week off, when they were riding high after three straight wins to start the season. Kansas City came back and lost 19-9 in a lackluster performance at Indianapolis, then lost 35-31 at Houston. The Chiefs also lost twice more in the next four weeks before figuring things out in time to rattle off three straight wins and eventually wrap up the AFC West title. Haley said the approach to the bye week changed slightly from last year, though he wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go into great detail. Some of that had to do with new rules in the collective bargaining agreement that requires teams to ensure players get four consecutive days off, two of which must be the weekend. After a light walkthrough Monday, Haley said the Chiefs would get back to their normal routine. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Last year we came out of the bye and went and played a real good Indianapolis team and felt like we had multiple opportunities to win that game,â&#x20AC;? Haley said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if the bye week had something to do with that. I felt very good about the way we prepared.â&#x20AC;? The biggest advantage of the bye week was a chance to get healthy. The Chiefs had been forced to adapt on the fly after losing tight end Tony Moeaki, Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry and All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles in successive weeks. Their respective replacements each bring a different set of skills to the field, so the coaching staff has been spending about as much time adapting to their own personnel as theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve spent worrying about the other team. The week off gave the Chiefs a better chance to assess Jackie Battle at running back, Sabby Piscitelli and Jon McGraw at safety, and whether Leonard Pope and Jake Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell can give the Chiefs any kind of pass-catching ability out of the tight end position. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I feel like we know a lot more about our team, which is normal,â&#x20AC;? Haley said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You have five games under your belt and we were able to do a bunch of research and study internally.â&#x20AC;? Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what the coaches did. Most of the players skipped town, some heading to their alma maters to watch some college football and others simply heading home for the long weekend. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always good to get away,â&#x20AC;? linebacker Derrick Johnson said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;get your head out of football a little bit. I was traveling back Sunday and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see much football at all.â&#x20AC;? That was the case for cornerback Brandon Flowers, too. But both players acknowledged that the focus is back on the field, and that starts with Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s game against the Raiders. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an important matchup against a division rival, one that could go a long way toward deciding the wide open AFC West. The Raiders will be without quarterback Jason Campbell, who broke his collarbone in the first half of their 24-17 victory over Cleveland on Sunday. Kyle Boller replaced him but struggled against the Browns, and the only other QB on their roster is Terrelle Pryor, who was officially activated Monday after a five-game suspension.

of spinning out of control for the Jets (3-3), they traded wide receiver Derrick Mason to Houston and then had to deal with some infighting as Holmes called out the offensive line for not giving Sanchez enough time to throw deep. Right guard Brandon Moore fired back, saying those comments could have a â&#x20AC;&#x153;fragmenting effectâ&#x20AC;? and were not what a captain, which Holmes is, should do.

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Kansas University junior forward Thomas Robinson has been named first-team AllAmerican by, the website announced this morning. Robinson was joined on the first team by Wisconsinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jordan Taylor, Vanderbiltâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s John Jenkins, North Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Harrison Barnes and Ohio Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jared Sullinger. Baylorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Perry Jones was second-team.




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Mediation looms; Stern antsy NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The NBA and playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; association are ready to try mediation, and Commissioner David Stern wants results quickly. Stern said last week during an interview with WFAN radio in New York that without a deal Tuesday, when the sides meet with federal mediator George Cohen, his â&#x20AC;&#x153;gutâ&#x20AC;? was that there wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be NBA basketball on Christmas. Owners are opening two days of board meetings Wednesday, and Stern wants to be able to bring a deal to them. But can a mediator swoop in and smooth out two years of bickering in one day? Attorney Jay Krupin, chair of EpsteinBeckerGreenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s national labor practice in Washington, doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think so â&#x20AC;&#x201D; unless the players are prepared to concede on some issues. Players already feel theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve conceded plenty financially, and they dismissed Sternâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attempt to attach added importance to Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s talks, with union president Derek Fisher of the Lakers saying it was just an â&#x20AC;&#x153;arbitrary deadlineâ&#x20AC;? for potential Christmas cancellations.


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The Big East presidents voted Monday night to double to exit fee for football members to $10 million, a person with knowledge of the decision told the Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the conference did not plan to make any announcements. The Big East is hoping the move will lead to adding six new schools to the conference, including Boise State as a football-only member. The exit fee will remain $5 million for the leagueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eight non-football members. Tom Keeganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s postgame rankings for KU football and basketball

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Coaches wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be fined NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The NFL will not fine coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz for their postgame tiff Sunday. In celebration of a victory at Detroit, 49ers coach Harbaugh gave Lions coach Schwartz a roundhouse handshake and a backslap that Schwartz took offense to. A scrum broke out, with coaches and players involved. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fortunately, there was no fighting and thus no basis for a fine,â&#x20AC;? a league spokesman says Monday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;However, both coaches told (NFL executive VP) Ray Anderson today that their postgame conduct was wrong and will not happen again.â&#x20AC;?

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

City golfers struggle at state ————

Lawrence High ninth at challenging Shadow Glen By Corey Thibodeaux

OLATHE — Lawrence High junior Attie Pennybaker wasn’t pleased with her 109 after finishing with the early group at Monday’s Class 6A state golf tournament. But as more golfers finished, she realized her score was about the norm because of the difficulty of Shadow Glen Country Club. “It makes me happier,” she said. “I’m still not very happy, though.” The Lions finished in ninth place of 12 teams after a cold and rainy day that took its toll on the girls. The LHS golfers counted 91 participants on the scoreboard, and only a handful broke 100. None broke 80. “It’s a true sign of how difficult this golf course was,” LHS coach Mike Lewis said. The Lions were closely bunched, with junior Anna Wright shooting 111, sophomore Abigail Schmidtberger 112 and junior Quillen Eichhorn a 114. Free State’s two state qualifiers — Madison Brumley, 142; and Liz Hazlett, 155 — had trouble with the course as well. FSHS coach Craig Hershiser felt what his girls were going through. “As a golfer, I could say this course could get into your head pretty easily,” he said. “From watching the kids play, that happened to a lot of girls.” Hershiser said the hazard lines and out-of-bounds areas hurt his team. Pennybaker’s issues came


Series tickets. The price on each ticket: $8. Retired from Kansas University where for 18 years he was a professor of business ethics, Reitz was attending graduate school at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1967 when the Red Sox emerged from a four-team logjam to win the American League pennant on the season’s final day. He lived in suburban Watertown, Mass., with his young family and befriended a neighbor and fellow baseball fan, whose name he remembered as Angel Mancer Marquez of Venezuela. “The Red Sox were awful,” Reitz said. “The previous year they had finished ninth, and they had been losers for years. Nobody from Boston sent out for tickets because everyone thought, ‘The Red Sox aren’t going to win the pennant.’ We filled out a form, sent in a check and got seats for Games 1 and 7.” Reitz followed springtraining accounts of the Red Sox in the Boston newspapers.

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FREE STATE GOLFER MADISON BRUMLEY CHIPS out of a sandtrap at the 18th green during the Class 6A girls state golf championships Monday at Shadow Glen Country Club. couple of years, but both Lewis and Hershiser said their programs have bright futures. Out of Lawrence’s top six players, only senior Payton Covert is graduating. Lewis is excited about the talented youth on his team. “We’ve got a good core group of golfers,” he said. “I think they’re going to get better each year. We’ve got a couple years for most of them to be around.”

from putting. After this experience, Pennybaker said she could learn a lot from playing one of the toughest courses. “I had a couple holes where

I made awful mistakes that I could have easily fixed,” she said. Both teams have made appearances at state the past

Team scores: 1. Blue Valley North 349, 2. Garden City 370, 3. Shawnee Mission East 379, 4. Olathe Northwest 385, 5. Washburn Rural 388, 6. Blue Valley West 405, 7. Manhattan 410 8. Maize 418, 9. Lawrence 446, 10. Hutchinson 469, 11. Derby 512, 12. Shawnee Mission South 515. Medalist: Mackenzie Thayer, Garden City, 81 (playoff). LHS results: Attie Pennybaker 109, Anna Wright 111, Abigail Schmidtberger 112, Quillen Eichhorn 114, Payton Covert 116, Campbell Drake 121. Free State results: Liz Hazlett 142, Madison Brumley 155.

“Desperate for some kind of news, (Red Sox manager) Dick Williams said, ‘We’re not going to have captains this year. I’m going to be the leader of this team, and we’re going to have a great year.’ Well, of course, everybody said (rolling his eyes) said, ‘Sure.’ Yastrzemski had been the captain the year before,” Reitz said. The insult certainly didn’t hurt Carl Yastrzemski’s production. He won the Triple Crown with a .326 batting average, 44 home runs and 121 RBIs. It was Yastrzemski who led the Red Sox to the pennant on the final weekend, which started with four teams still having a chance to win the AL pennant. “That whole month of September, every time he came up with someone on base he was going drive them in,” Reitz remembered. “It was amazing. I’ve never seen anybody that clutch.” Still, it wasn’t as amazing as the Gibson World Series performance, two-thirds of which Reitz witnessed 23 rows from the Fenway Park field, not far from first base. In Game 1, Gibson defeated Jose Santiago, 2-1. Roger Maris drove in both St. Louis runs with groundouts, and

Santiago helped himself with a home run. Gibson allowed six hits, struck out 10 and walked one. At Busch Stadium in Game 4, Gibson tossed a five-hit shutout and was backed by three Lou Brock stolen bases in a 6-0 Cards victory. For Game 7, the Red Sox sent Jim Lonborg, who delivered the pennant on the final day of the season and won Games 2 and 5 of the World Series, against Gibson. “With Gibson on three days’ rest and Lonborg on two days’ rest, everyone knew what the outcome was going to be,” Reitz said. “It was an afternoon game, of course. God said World Series games should be played in the afternoon, so kids could play hooky and listen to it. Gibson’s pitching off that high mound in the shadows and he was dominant.” Reitz remembers what he was thinking as he watched Gibson buzz a fastball under a chin one pitch and fling a slider by a fanning bat the next. “I could feel it out there,” Reitz said. “There are guys in the batter’s box who do not want to be in there because, you know, Gibson would hit you just as soon as look at you.”

Gibson finished the ’67 Series with a 3-0 record, with a 1.00 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 27 innings. Reitz also reminisced about Koufax, the other dominant National League pitcher of that era. Reitz, then in the Marines and stationed in Camp Pendleton, would drive to Los Angeles to watch Koufax pitch and Maury Wills steal bases. Baseball fans who like to look back on the ballplayers of yesteryear generally can be divided into two groups: 1. Those who yearn for all things yesterday, and it’s not really the baseball they miss as much as their youth; 2. Baseball purists who find things they love about all eras. In answering the question of whether there is a pitcher in today’s game he would drive to Kauffman Stadium and pay to see, Reitz showed he belongs in the second group. “No,” he said after thinking about it. “But I’ll tell you who kept me going to Royals games this year. (Eric) Hosmer. I think if he stays healthy, he’s got a chance to be one of the really great players. And I think he’s the best-fielding first baseman in the game right now.”

LAWRENCE HIGH’S ATTIE PENNYBAKER carries her golf clubs with a driver covered in a protective Lion mascot sock.


Free State soccer blanks Mill Valley

KU women’s golf moved up to ninth

Quinones paces Kansas men

J-W Staff Reports

NORMAN, OKLA. — Kansas University’s women’s golf team moved up a spot to ninth after the second day of the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic on Tuesday. Meghan Potee leads the Jayhawks with a 75-75—150, which leaves her tied for 32nd. Other KU scores: Audrey Yowell, 75-76—151, tied for 34th; Thanuttra Boonraksasat, 77-77—154, tied for 53rd; Nadia Luttner, 75-81—156, tied for 66th; Katy Nugent, 84-73—157, tied for 72nd; and Gabby DiMarco, 78-80—158, tied for 76th. Texas A&M leads the team race with a 571. Kansas shot 302-301—603.

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Doug Quinones fired five birdies in round one en route to a 1-over par 73 and followed it up with a second-round score of 72 to finish the first day of The Invitational at The Ocean Course in 11th place. Quinones struggled early in his first round with a bogey, a double bogey and one triple bogey to be 5-over par through five holes. Other KU scores: Chris Gilbert, 74-74—148, tied for 22nd; Alex Gutesha, 7973—152, tied for 40th; Jordan Lowery, 80-81—161, tied for 66th; Paul Harris, 8478—162, and Bryce Brown, 76-86—162, tied for 69th.

MILL VALLEY — Jake Walter scored a pair of goals, leading the Free State soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Mill Valley on Monday night. Walter, a senior forward, scored one goal in the first half before adding the other in the final five minutes. “We played well, but not as well as the coaching staff expected,” Free State coach Kelly Barah said. “Most of the frustration was possession in final third and finishing. Everything was good until that part of it.” Junior goalkeeper Luke Lesslie helped Free State’s defense to its third consecutive shutout.


Johnson and Tyshawn Taylor. “They’ve become close, kind of bonded more. Maybe it’s because they know they have to lean on each other a lot. I think that could be a good backcourt,” Self said. “I feel we can be a real good (backcourt),” Johnson noted in agreement. “I feel there’s really three of us. I feel like Thomas (Robinson) is a big guard. He just runs like a guard. He just runs, he runs, he runs, he runs. He’s so athletic. I feel like he’s 6-4, but he’s really 6-9. With Tyshawn running one wing and me on the other wing and Thomas coming down the middle, how would you look at it if you were on defense?” KU’s backcourt-mates are so close that Johnson refers to Taylor as his “twin.” “Our games are similar,” Taylor said. “We both like to get up and down. We know where we are going to be. We’ve spent a lot of time together in the offseason working out. We’re comfortable with each other.” The country knows all about Taylor, KU’s first fouryear starter since Aaron Miles. As far as Johnson, just a few years ago he arrived on campus as’s No. 24-rated player overall and No. 4-rated point guard in the Class of ’09 behind only John Wall (Kentucky, now in the NBA), Abdul Gaddy (Washington junior) and Eric Bledsoe (Kentucky, NBA). His name just hasn’t been mentioned as much since then. Johnson did not receive any votes for honorable mention in this year’s preseason Big 12 coaches poll. “Nope, not mad at all,”

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Johnson said, asked if he was bothered by the snub. “Let them keep talking (about others). Like I said earlier, we need somebody to talk. I can’t be mad if my name is not mentioned.” Matt Kamalsky of thinks many may know Johnson’s name at the end of this season. “Johnson is not the first highly-touted recruit to start his career on the bench, and he would not be the first less-than-experienced prospect to put it all together as an upperclassmen either,” Kamalsky writes on his website. “While he has yet to prove the things he’ll need to prove in order to legitimize his draft stock, he has proven to be an efficient role-player, and has all the tools to be successful when he begins to see significant minutes. For those reasons alone, Johnson is a player to pay especially close attention to this season as he could rocket up draft boards and a prospect we’ll surely be revisiting as he teams up with Tyshawn Taylor and Thomas Robinson to step up in place of the Morris twins. Elijah Johnson’s time seems to have finally arrived in Lawrence.” !

Kaleb Tarczewski, a 7-foot senior center from St. Mark’s High in Soutborough, Mass., will leave Thursday for his official visit to Arizona, reports. Tarczewski’s AAU coach, John Carroll, called the big man’s weekend visit to KU “great.”’s No. 20-rated player is expected to decide soon after visiting Arizona. ... Allerik Freeman, a 6-4 junior guard from Olympic High in Charlotte, N.C., visited Kansas State on Monday after his weekend trip to KU. Freeman, the No. 24-ranked player in the Class of 2013, will visit Villanova and Syracuse in the near future, he told


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Due to New Product line our company is experiencing a massive product demand opening various positions in all depts. No exp. nec. Company training provided. All positions must be filled now. $1200 to $2400.Starting Pay. Interviewing 1st 100 Callers.Call Today Start this Week.785-856-0355


10 HARD WORKERS NEEDED NOW! Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755

Exp. kitchen help (cooks, prep, dishwasher) wanted for full service restatuant at competive wages & opportunity for advancement. Apply in person at Bambinos, 1540 Wakarusa Dr.

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1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, gas & water paid. $435/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

Immediate Part time opening

Part-time position in medical office which may Great location 1/2 block to become full-time. Previ- KU at 1034 Mississippi. Enous billing and accounts ergy efficient 1BR (Big BR) management experience with private parking. Avail. a plus, but can be trained. now. $475/mo. No pets. Computer skills a must, Call Neil 785-423-2660 repsonsibilities may include anwering phone, 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, scheduling appointments, 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. data entry, accounts No pets. Call 785-841-5797 management, medical claims and billing, assisting with patience as Ad Astra Apartments needed. Conpensation 1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. commensorate with exCall MPM for more details perience. at 785-841-4935 Send reply to Box #1454, c/o Lawrence Journal-World, PO Box 888, Lawrence, KS 66044

Part-Time Position

(approx. 24 hours per week) for medical records clerk for busy surgical practice. Great job for an organized person who is very detail oriented. Job requires bending, stooping, reaching, going up and down stairs, and carrying files up to 15lbs. Email resume and cover letter to: or fax to 785-843-6973

Hotel-Restaurant Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

•Full & Part time Night Auditor, Midnight to 8am. Will do some laundry on this shift. •Part-time Housekeeper, weekends required. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Submit applications 3411 Iowa Street. phone calls please .

Love children? Interested in working with children with Autism? IBT is looking for entry level and experienced providers for children with Autism 3-13 years of age. Make $9-$15/hour working as an in-home ABA therapist. Email resume to: or call (913) 417-7061

Caregivers/CNA’s Needed! Please apply by calling 785-856-0937 Reliable Phone and Transportation required

Come Join Our Team! Correct Care Solutions (CCS) currently has career opportunities for the following professionals for our Lansing Correctional Facility

Ward Clerk/ Certified Medication Aide FT - Days & Evenings RN Charge Nurse FT - Days LPNs FT, PT & PRN - All Shifts RNs FT, PT & PRN - All Shifts Generous Compensation & Great Benefits! For immediate consideration, please apply online at: www.correctcaresolutions. com/jobs email resume to: camc@


Landscaping & Lawn

LANDSCAPING LABORER Very hard-working individuals only please. 785-218-5277


Seeking experienced business manager for a preschool. Detail-oriented, professional and reliable applicants with proactive attitudes and long-term commitment are desired. Interpersonal/managerial skills necessary. Monday-Friday 9AM-6PM Please email resumes and cover letters to

Security Lawrence Public Library has opening for parttime security officer. See about/jobs.html for further information.

Social Services


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2BR — 2412 Alabama in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, washer & dryer. No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry on site, wood floors, off-st. parking, CA. No pets. $500$550, water pd. 785-841-5797 2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offst. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

2BR avail. now, very nice & quiet, DW, W/D, off st. parking. $535/mo. No pets. 785-423-1565, 785-841-4035

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2BR — 909 Missouri or 1305 2 Months FREE! Kentucky, in 4-plex. Have Sunrise Terrace — 951 ArCA & DW. No pets. $450/ kansas, so close to KU! month. Call 785-841-5797 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full 2BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, bath, CA, DW, laundry, lots laundry. Close to KU. $550/ of parking, some with mo. One Month FREE. $200 W/D. $550 - $750/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 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

Village Square Stonecrest • Hanover 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly Reserve YOUR Apt. for 2012 Call 785-842-3040 or email:

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

3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR, 2 story, 1,200 sq. ft. 1.5 Bath, W/D hookup. 3332 W. 8th St. $750/mo. + deposit. Sunset Elem. 785-842-9033


2 & 3BR units

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

Income restrictions apply Students welcome Sm. Dog Welcome EOH

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

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

Last One Left!!

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

2BR at 1BR price

Newer 2BR for only $475. Jacksonville Apts. Act fast! (785) 841-4935


Move-in Special for 1BRs Only one of each left: 2BR Apt.& 2BR Townhome


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

Avalon Apartments 901 Avalon

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



2BR starting at $525 W/D included. Pool

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

Parkway Terrace



One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths Rent Includes All Utils. Plus Cable, Internet, and Fitness. Garages Available Elevators to all floors Pool

2340 Murphy Drive 2BRs - $500/mo.

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

SUBSTITUTE CARRIER Substitutes needed for rural newspaper routes in your area. Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 1:00am-6:00am and must have reliable transportation. This is a great way to earn extra money. Call 785-8327249 and leave a message with your name, number, and the area you are interested in a being a substitute.

Call Today 785-841-1155 2BR - 2406 Alabama, Bldg. 2, 2 story, 1.5 baths, CA, DW, $570. No pets. 785-841-5797


Ask about our “Good Neighbor Policy”

1BR & 2BR Remodeled Units All utilities paid, includes high speed Internet. Starting at $560/month


Downtown Lofts

New Studio, 1, & 2 BRs


at 901 New Hampshire 785-830-8800


One Month Free Rent!

2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468

Community-based agency seeks applicants for part-time Residential Case Coordinator for Emergency Shelter and Youth Residential Center II Programs. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a helping profession, experience working with adolescents, a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass background checks. Experience in case management, placement of children and youth, good written and verbal skills, knowledge of KDHE regulations, and knowledge of SRS/JJA standards is beneficial. Salary commensurate with experience.


If interested, apply with resume to: V. Torrez Dawson, Assistant Director, P.O. Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044. (785) 843-2085. Positions will be open until filled. EOE

One Month Rent FREE!

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


Red Oak Apts. 2408 Alabama

Newly remodeled 1 & 2 BR water & trash paid $450 - $510/mo. Deposits -$300

Call Today 785-841-1155

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

Now Leasing

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339


Trade Skills Start at $495 One Bedroom/studio style Pool - Fitness Center -On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.


Available January 2012

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Activities Program Director

Neuvant House of Lawrence is a Tobacco Free Campus. EEO/ADA Compliant


1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants 2BR, lower in 4-plex, 1725 * Water & trash paid Tennessee. $465/mo. Has 4BR duplex - start at $795 —————————————————— DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 785-813-1344, 785-393-4510 Get Coupon* for $25 OFF

Residential Case Coordinator

is seeking an

For qualifications, application, and position information, visit:

2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

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Residential roofers & roofers laborers needed must be dependable and have own transportation. Please call 913-287-2101

Submit Application to: 1216 Biltmore Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 Fax:785-856-7901

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Full time grounds position avail. for lg. apt. complex. Apply at 1942 Stewart Ave Lawrence, KS

APPOINTMENT SETTERS $300-$600 WK+BONUSES. No experience Necessary. Call Today, start this week. 785-783-3152

Medical Office Assistant

Applications available Human Resources Office IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Perform Winterizations 4 Lawrence, KS EOE weeks (785) 218-5277.

WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Day Route Drivers Night Linehaul Drivers $16.69/hr. + Benefits To apply contact Paige: Paige.Nicholson@placesmart 866-324-6687 x313

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is looking for friendly, customer oriented people for the following positions:

Health Care

is a LTL Carrier which offers transportation throughout the US.

Firewood & Chimney Sweep Auction Calendar


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1 - 2 BRs

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center • Ironwood Court Apts. • Park West Gardens Apts • Park West Town Homes


DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is seeking a Digital Development Project Manager to lead its digital development team, which develops our digital products, provides maintenance and support of existing websites and implements third-party digital initiatives. Responsibilities include: • Directing daily team operations by analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, planning appropriately, developing standards, directing work and setting deadlines. • Managing a highly skilled on-site and off-site team that performs design and development. • Developing and communicating to management periodic analyses of products under development and their stages of development. • Developing and implementing methods and procedures for monitoring projects, such as progress reports and team meetings, in order to inform management of current project status. • Developing recommendations and strategies for market and business opportunities in cooperation with The World Company leadership team. • Researching, tracking and informing the management team of trend developments in digital publishing. We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree (technology, interactive studies, journalism or other similar discipline, preferred) or equivalent years of special experience and qualifications; at least two years of leadership experience overseeing the assignment, progress and implementation of digital applications; experience developing websites, preferably using open-source technologies; knowledge of and a strong affinity for digital development standards and best practices; proven strategic planning and execution success; an ability to create, direct and multi-task effectively under pressure; experience working all facets of the development process; must be able to communicate and negotiate with a wide variety of co-workers and potential business partners. The World Company’s online operation is considered to be among the most innovative of news and media organizations in the country. Our websites include,,,, and We are a family owned business that has been a news and media source for more than 100 years. Company holdings include newspapers, websites, magazines, commercial printing, and Web publishing software development and sales. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and links to your work to EOE

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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

Call 785-841-8400 Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all elect, plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $410. water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Duplexes 3BR, nice, S. of 23rd St. 1 Bath, W/D, garage, No pets. $675/mo. Avail. now. 785-841-4035, 785-423-1565

2BR, 1 Bath in 4-plex

Newly remodeled, major appls., W/D, Fireplace. AVAIL. Now 785-865-2505

2BR, 1.5 bath, range, refrig., DW, W/D hookup, disposal, off-st. parking. on Harvard, W. of Iowa. No pets. $625/ mo. Call 785-842-0158 2BR, 2 bath, 2121 Pikes Peak. New carpet/paint. $750/mo. 3BR, 2 bath, 2317 E. 27th Terr. $900/mo. 785-842-7644 3BR, 1,500 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 car, loft, fenced, Near W. I70 exit. $800. Avail. Nov. 1/2 OFF Nov. 785-843-4548 eves


913 Christie Ct., Lawrence - New exterior & carpet. 3 full bath, 2 kitchens, 2LRs, walk-out basement, 2 car. $1,100/mo. 913-687-2582 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

Townhomes 1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units starting at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. CA, DW, W/D hookup, carport. $575/mo. Available Now. Call 785-842-7644

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


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



U.S. Robotics Gigabit Ethernet PCI Adapter. U.S. Robotics Gigabit Ethernet 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, 1,500 sq. PCI Adapter Model 7902 ft. tri-level, fenced, deck. This item is brand new and Schwegler Elem. $1,150/mo. still in the shrink wrap. $10 Call: 785-840-6227 Avail. now. 785-218-2137 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 Firewood-Stoves bath, garage, fenced yard. Avail. Now. $800/mo. 1/2 off Firewood for sale. fully Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 seasoned hardwoods. Delivered. $175/cord. Call 4BR, 1307 W. 22nd St. 3 level, Pete 785-304-1074 1.5 bath, garage, close to KU, school, and shopping. Firewood - Free Firewood, $1,000/mo. 785 331-7846 on the ground, Walnut, You cut & haul. Call 785SPECIAL: 4BR farmhouse 843-4940 or 785-865-9616 with character. Great 6th Street location. $975/mo. Firewood: Early Bird Sale mixed firewood, cured for 785-832-8728 /785-331-5360 1 year. $180 per cord. Call 785-766-4272 (Lawrence)


Boats-Water Craft 1993 Charger 18’ Bass Boat. Touch of class. Very good condition. 150 H.P. Evinrude out board. NewMinn- Kota Trolling Motor. 785-542-2156; 785-393-1253

Bayliner 15’ Bass/Ski Boat Online auction



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

Office Space

Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.


Retail & Commercial Space


Selling to the high bidder Regardless of Price!

October 29, 10AM 802 Wellington Dr. Lawrence, KS See for details! 800-887-6929

3BR Townhomes Avail.

Holiday Decor

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


Household Misc.

Three Pianos with bench. Buick 2007 Lucerne CXL, Wurlitzer spinet: $250. leather heated memory Acrosonic spinet: $525. seating, premium alloy Kimball Console: $525. wheels, OnStar, power Price includes tuning and equipment and more, delivery. Call: 785-832-9906 stk#152481 only $17,266. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 TV-Video TV Stand solid oak, $75, Please call for more information, 785-842-1560



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

Farm Products

Baby & Children's Certified Fuller Wheat Seed: $12/bushel, bulk 2BR, secluded, lg. country Items only. 98% germ. Treatment home avail. now. Natural avail. 785-241-1370 gas, 1 bath. 1 Sm. dog ok. Crib - near new baby bed No smoking. 785-838-9009 for sale. Asking $99. Call 785-456-4145 3BR, 1 Bath. 1632 W. 20th Terr. Near KU & Lawrence High. Fenced yard, play Clothing room. NO PETS! $750/mo. Call 785-832-9906 Costume: Child’s pistolero, 3-4BR house avail. immedi- size 10. Colorful wool serately. CH/CA, 4 car garage, ape with Mexican hat. $875/mo. 18 mi. N. of Law- $3.00. Call 785-749-4490 afrence, 7 mi. N. of Ton- ter 3:00 pm. ganoxie. 816-838-1988

Cadillac 2007 CTS leather heated memory seats, On Star, plenty of comfort that only a Cadillac and give you!! Stk#14826A1 only $16,800. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


comes with up to 4,000 characters

3BR cute country home, Eudora school district, $800/ mo. Appls., full bsmt., deck. Avail. Nov. 1. 785-979-0767

Costume: Men’s white doctor coat (large) with black bag. Like new. $10.00. Call 785-749-4490 after 3:00 pm.

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

Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 3 available price as low as $16,770. 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chrysler 1999 Sebring Convertible by Owner.

Champagne body with black convertible top. Has recently been thoroughly checked by professional local auto mechanic who is available to discuss details of tune-up work needed. Asking below blue book value. Nice Car! Please call Jeremy at 785-230-1990 or e-mail Serious inquiries only please.

plus a free photo.

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

My “For The People” Credit Approval Process Was Designed to Have You Driving a Nicer, Newer Car Today 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

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

Mercury 2008 Milan White Suede Pearl, 34K Academy Cars: Where You Have the Right To Love Your Car!

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 2005 Grand Prix GT, leather heated seats, traction control, alloy wheels, remote start, On Star, & more! Stk#555311 only $11,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

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


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. 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

Pontiac 2008 Solstice GXP convertible roadster, low miles, local trade, put alittle spice in your life! Stk#540673 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pontiac 2008 Torrent FWD Sedona Beige, 65K Perfect for Today’s Busy Gal! 785-841-0102

Audi 2004 A6 S-line, 2.7t, AWD, auto, leather, Bose, pre. pkg. cld. pkg. moon, spoiler, 111k $11,900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Saturn 2008 Aura 3.5 XE 54K, Cream White You’ll Swear By Us, Not At Us! 785-841-0102

Toyota 2005 Corolla S, FWD, 30-38MPG, auto, tint, spoiler, CD, PL, PW, 105K, $10500. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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


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

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

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

Announcing the

Of the All New Briggs

We invite you to stop by, see our new home and test drive a new Subaru

Credit? •BEST •Blemished •Bruised •Frightening


Hyundai 2006 Sonata LX Sedan - Silver, B6689A $9991. Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 785-841-0102

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

Houses & Apts.

Church Pew, Solid oak, $100. Please call for information, 785-842-1560

Chevrolet 1999 Malibu LS FWD, WD, leather, sunroof slloy wheels, power seat, cruise control, stk#15551 only $7,350. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Kittens: Free to good home. 2 sweet, female kittens, age 2 months. One tabby & one calico. 785-841-5858

1-5BRs - 8 Houses & Apts Avail. now by owner. Some Old Cabinet, Base-enamel near KU/downtown. $525 & top drawer across top & up. Joy Realty 785-842-2268 one side drawer. Two cutting boards, $100. Please 1st Class, Pet Friendly call 785-842-1560 785-842-1069

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 Chevrolet 2005 Cobalt 800-536-5346 Coupe yellow, D8776A Ford 2010 Focus SE in char913-782-1500 coal gray. Great gas mile$8288.00 age from 4 cyl. automatic. Robert Brogden Like new, one owner, no Olathe Buick - GMC accidents, & priced right. KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer Satellite radio. See website 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS for photos. 800-536-5346 Rueschhoff Automobiles 913-782-1500 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

TUESDAY, *+T*BER 18, 2011 5B Cars-Domestic Cars-Imports

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

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

Christmas Tree Stand. Asking $5. Please call 785-393-0738

Adam Ave. - 2 bath, 2 car, Farms-Acreage 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $895/mo. 14 wooded acres near Lake Weekly Deals Bainbridge Cir. - 1,200 - Perry. Old homestead (no 1,540 sq. ft., 1.5-2.5 bath, 1 house). Repo, assume TV, 32” Sony Television in car, $695 - $775/mo. owner financing, no down excellent condition, $70. payment, $585 monthly & Please call 785-842-1560 Pets okay 11 Acres, corner w/ trees, with paid pet deposit $343 monthly 785-554-9663 785-841-4785 For Sale: 80 acre farm land. 18 miles from Lawrence. 60 Buick 2001 Regal LS Seacres great crop land, 20 dan, Gold Metallic, Apartments, Houses & acres pasture. Large creek. B6647A $7771.00 Duplexes. 785-842-7644 Great for homesites & Robert Brogden horses. Call Chris at 785Olathe Buick - GMC 418-5435 or 913-884-4500 KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer Pets PARKWAY 6000 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 CALL FOR SPECIALS! Free to good home. One 913-782-1500 • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath year old boxer-golden • 2 car garage w/opener retriever mix. Very ener• W/D hookups getic and friendly. Ken• Maintenance free nel trained. Great dog, Call 785-832-0555 but just needs more or after 3PM 785-766-2722 space than we have. Call: 785-842-3668

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Mastercraft Corporation, Cause No. 9 M.C. Green Construction, Inc., Cause No. 10 Mid-America Bank, Cause No. 10 Ford Motor Credit Company, Cause No. 10 Probuild North LLC, Cause No. 10 Richard W. Meints, Cause No. 11 Estate of Edsel M. Miller, Cause No. 12 Rhetta J. Lewis, Cause No. 12 Ronald L. Miller, Cause No. 12 Gary Oatis, Cause No. 13 Robert L. Oatis, Jr., Cause No. 13 Jeffrey Oatis, Cause No. 13 State of Kansas, Secretary of SRS, Cause No. 13 City of Lawrence, Kansas, Cause No. 13 Harry Rayton, Sr., Cause No. 14 William Majors, Cause No. 14 William Slaughter, Cause No. 14 Ella B. Slaughter, Cause No. 14 Ella Slaughter, Cause No. 14 Redeemed, Cause No. 15 Michael H. Shaw, Cause No. 16 Susan C.K. Shaw, Cause No. 16 CitiMortgage, Inc., Cause No. 16 STG E23, L.C., Cause No. 17 First State Bank and Trust, Cause No. 17 Sunflower Development, L.L.C., Cause No. 18 Citizens Bank, N.A., Cause No. 18 Judy K. Higgins Vermette, Cause No. 19 Judy K. Higgins Vermette, Cause No. 20 Jeff Wilks, Cause No. 21 Amber Wilks, Cause No. 21 Mid-America Bank, Cause No. 21 Terry Harrell, Cause No. 21 Kansas State Bank, Cause No. 21 United States of America, Internal Revenue Service, Cause No. 21 State of Kansas, Department of Revenue, Cause No. 21 State of Kansas, Department of Labor, Cause No. 21 Redeemed, Cause No. 22 Redeemed, Cause No. 23 and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, and assigns of such of the defendants as may be deceased; the unknown spouses of any defendant, the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors, and assigns of a defendant that is an existing, dissolved or dormant corporation; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of a defendant that is or was in partnership; the unknown tenants of any of the defendants herein possessing any part of the real estate in controversy herein; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of a defendant that is a minor or is under a legal disability; and all other persons who are or may be concerned, Defendants. Case No. 11 C 373 Div. No. 1 Title To Real Estate Involved

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS 60 and K.S.A. 79-2801 et. seq. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF SUIT S/B/M WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA THE STATE OF KANSAS TO: PLAINTIFF the above-named Defend-vsants, and all other persons THOMAS J. TRIPLETT, et. al.; who are or may be conDEFENDANTS cerned: No. 10CV613 Div. No. 4 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 10CV613, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center Building in the City of Lawrence in said County, on November 10, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., of said day the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT EIGHTY-THREE (83), IN TRACT “J”, IN THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF SECTION FOURTEEN (14), TOWNSHIP FOURTEEN SOUTH (T14S), RANGE EIGHTEEN EAST (R18E) OF THE 6TH P.M. ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT OF LONE STAR PARK, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Commonly known as 632 E 582 Rd, Lawrence, Kansas 66047

You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, praying for the judicial tax foreclosure and sale of all tracts, lots, and pieces of real estate described in said Petition for the purpose of satisfying the tax liens against each of said tracts, lots, and pieces of real estate, and you are hereby required to plead to said Petition on or before November 28, 2011, in said Court at 111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to answer or otherwise defend, the Petition will be taken as true and judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said Petition. The judgment and decree being sought is as follows, to wit: The Court will determine the amount of taxes, charges, interest and penalties chargeable to each particular tract, lot, and piece of real estate described or mentioned in Plaintiff’s Petition; declare such taxes a first and prior lien in the subject real estate; state the name or names of the particular defendant or defendants who have or claim to have any interest therein; and order the subject real estate sold to satisfy said tax liens, free of any claims of any and all defendants.

This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information The particular tracts of obtained will be used for land, lots, or pieces of real that purpose. estate, all situated in Douglas County, Kansas, upon Kenneth M. McGovern which Plaintiff claims a lien SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS for taxes, the amount of COUNTY, KANSAS such taxes due, and the name or name of the supSHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC posed owners and lien Attorneys for Plaintiff holders sought to be 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 served by this Notice are as Overland Park, KS 66202 follows: (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Cause No. 2: Owners: ROBOur File No. 10-000806/jm ERT M. BRAUGHT. LEGAL _______ DESCRIPTION: Lot 1, less (First published in the Law- the North 10 feet and less rence Daily Journal-World East 10 feet thereof; Lot 2, less East 10 feet thereof; October 18, 2011) and North 10 feet of Lot 3, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF less East 10 feet thereof, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Block 94, in the City of Eudora, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of THE BOARD OF COUNTY June 30, 2011: $11,181.34, COMMISSIONERS OF plus statutory interests and DOUGLAS COUNTY, costs. Lienholders or KANSAS, others who may claim an Plaintiff, interest in the real estate: vs. Kimberly A. Bohmann, Bank of America, N.A. and United States of America, Cause No. 1 Robert M. Braught, Cause Internal Revenue Service. No. 2 Bank of America, N.A., Cause No. 3: Owners: MIKE D. BUCKNER. LEGAL DECause No. 2 United States of America SCRIPTION: Lot 15, in Block in the Reserve at Internal Revenue Service, 2, Alvamar, in the City of LawCause No. 2 rence, in Douglas County, Mike D. Buckner, Cause No. 3 Kelley Kansas. Amount due as of $31,819.46, D. Grinstead, Cause June 30, 2011: plus statutory interests and No. 3 costs. Lienholders or Cara A. Leber, Cause No. 3 U.S. Bank, National Associa- others who may claim an interest in the real estate: tion N.D., Cause No. 3 State of Kansas, Depart- Kelley D. Grinstead, Cara A. ment of Revenue, Cause No. Leber, U.S. Bank, National Association N.D. and State 3 Concept IV, Inc., Cause No. of Kansas, Kansas Department of Revenue. 4 Concept IV, Inc., Cause No. Cause No. 4: Owners: CON5 CEPT IV, INC. LEGAL DERedeemed, Cause No. 6 SCRIPTION: The West 3 ½ Hector Lopez, Cause No. 7 acres of the North 7 acres Juanita Lopez, Cause No. 7 of the Southwest Quarter of Redeemed, Cause No. 8 the Southwest Quarter of



the Northwest Quarter, of Section 20, Township 14 South, Range 20 East of the 6th P.M., in Douglas County, Kansas, Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $336.40, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: NONE KNOWN OF.

the West line of said Lot 1 South 0°42’03” West, 30.00 feet; thence South 89°17’57” East, 15.00 feet; thence South 0°42’03” West, 78.00 feet to a point on the South line of said Lot 1; thence along the South line of said Lot 1 South 89°17’57” East, 102.11 feet to the point of beginning, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $42,790.18, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: First State Bank and Trust.

Cause No. 5: Owners: CONCEPT IV, INC. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 189 and Lot 191, on Indiana Street, in the City of Baldwin City, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $834.87, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: NONE KNOWN OF. Cause No. 7: Owners: HECTOR LOPEZ and JUANITA LOPEZ. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The North 75 feet of the West 117 feet of Lot 1 in Christina’s Subdivision of Block 10 of Lane’s Second Addition to the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $24,700.98, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: NONE KNOWN OF. Cause No. 9: Owners: MASTERCRAFT CORPORATION. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Tract B, in Locust Acres Addition No. 2, an addition in the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $2,487.06, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: NONE KNOWN OF. Cause No. 10: Owners: M.C. GREEN CONSTRUCTION, INC. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Tract ‘A’, in Parkside Subdivision 2nd Plat, a Replat of Lots 2 through 9 and Tract ‘A’, Block One, Parkside Subdivision and Lot 12A, Block One of a lot split for Lot 11 and 12, Block One, Parkside Subdivision, a subdivision in the City of Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $5,049.64, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: Mid-America Bank, Ford Motor Credit, and Probuild North, LLC. Cause No. 11: Owners: RICHARD W. MEINTS. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Beginning at a point (iron pin) which is 627.48 feet South and 740.73 feet West of the Northeast corner of Section 14, Township 12 South, Range 17 East, thence North 5° 32’ East 167 feet; thence North 84° 50’ West 88.13 feet; thence South 5° 0’ West 148.2 feet; thence South 72° 22’ East 87.7 feet to the point of beginning, LESS any part thereof included in tract described in deed recorded in Book 291, Page 192, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $2,011.73, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: NONE KNOWN OF. Cause No. 12: Owners: EDSEL M. MILLER. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 13 and the North Half of Lot 12, in Block 213, in the City of Eudora, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $3,959.63, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: Rhetta J. Lewis and Ronald L. Miller. Cause No. 13: Owners: GARY OATIS, ROBERT L. OATIS, JR., and JEFFREY OATIS. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 1, in Cimarron Hills No. 2, an addition to the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $13,426.87, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: State of Kansas, Secretary of Social and Rehabilitation Services and City of Lawrence, Kansas. Cause No. 14: Owners: HARRY RAYTON, SR. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Commencing at a point 132 feet East of the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 12, Range 20, in Addition No. 7, North Lawrence, City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, thence East 198 feet; thence South 330 feet; thence West 198 feet; thence North 330 feet to the point of beginning. (Also described as: The East 1 ½ acres, of the N 2 ½ acres, of the West 5 acres, of the East 10 acres, of the North Half of Addition No. 7, in that part of the City of Lawrence, f/k/a North Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas). Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $4,173.02, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: William Majors, William Slaughter, Ella B. Slaughter, and Ella Slaughter. Cause No. 16: Owners: MICHAEL H. SHAW and SUSAN C.K. SHAW. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 17A, Block 1, as shown by Plat of Survey of the Lot Split of Lots 7 and 17, Block 1, in Resurvey and Replat of Parkmar Estates, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas. (Property is taxed as two separate parcels, Lot 17A is Plate No. U16171A - vacant; and Lot 7A is Plate No. U16161). Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $202.03, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: CitiMortgage, Inc. Cause No. 17: Owners: STG E23, LC. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 1 StorGard Addition No.2, in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; Less and except a tract of land described as beginning at the Northeast corner of said Lot 1; thence along the East line of Lot 1 South 0°30’48” West, 189.96 feet; thence North 89°44’17” West, 116.18 feet to a point on the West line of said Lot 1; thence along the West line of said Lot 1 North 0°42’03” East, 190.64 feet to the Northwest corner of said Lot 1; thence along the North line of said Lot 1 South 89°24’00” East, 115.56 feet to the point of beginning; and Less and except a tract of land described as beginning at the Southeast corner of said Lot 1; thence along the East line of said Lot 1 North 0°30’48” East, 108.00 feet; thence North 89°17’57” West, 116.75 feet to a point on the West line of said Lot 1; thence along

Cause No. 18: Owners: SUNFLOWER DEVELOPMENT, L.L.C. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot ‘V’, less the West 21 feet thereof and Lot ‘W’ on High Street in the City of Baldwin City, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $40,620.90, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: Citizens Bank, N.A.

Lawrence NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 11CV356, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center Building in the City of Lawrence in said County, on October 27, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., of said day the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit:



1033 Rogers Road, Lawrence, Kansas 66049, pursuant to K.S.A. 60-1401, et seq., praying that her name be legally changed from Linda Pickett Garinger to Linda Louise Pickett.

beth Roper, deceased, and Kansas real estate owned the Petitioner be released by the decedent at the time from further liability. of death will be assigned pursuant to the terms of You are required to file the “Valid Settlement your written defenses Agreement” dated October thereto on or before No- 1, 2011. vember 3, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. in Division 1 of You are required to file District Court, in Lawrence, your written defenses to Douglas County, Kansas, at the Petition on or before which time and place the November 10, 2011 at 10:30 cause will be heard. Should a.m. in the city of Lawrence you fail therein, judgment in Douglas County, Kansas, and decree will be entered at which time and place the in due course upon the pe- cause will be heard. Should tition. you fail to file your written defenses, judgment and deTHE LAW OFFICE OF cree will be entered in due DAVID J. BROWN, LC course upon the Petition. By: /s/ David J. Brown David J. Brown S. Ct. /s/ Justin D. Montgomery #14409 Justin D. Montgomery, 1040 New Hampshire, Petitioner Suite 14 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 Prepared by, 785-842-0777 /s/ Curtis G. Barnhill Attorneys for Petitioner Curtis G. Barnhill, ________ KS S.Ct No. #14604 Curtis G. Barnhill Attorney (First published in the Law- at Law, LLC rence Daily Journal-World 719 Massachusetts Street, Suite 120 October 18, 2011) Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (P) 785-856-1628 Box 102 (F) 785-856-1629 Curtis G. Barnhill #14604 Curtis G. Barnhill Attorney ATTORNEY FOR THE at Law, LLC PETITIONER 719 Massachusetts Street, _______ Suite 120 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (First published in the Law(P) 785-856-1628 rence Daily Journal-World (F) 785-856-1629 October 18, 2011)

You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before November 17, 2011 at 1:30 o’clock p.m. in the District Court, Douglas County, Kansas Division 1 at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the petition. Linda Pickett Garinger Petitioner MARK R. LOGAN Supreme Court No. 20875 The Law Office of Mark Logan, LLC 11005 W. 60th Street, Ste. 320 Shawnee, Kansas 66203 (913) 268-9393. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER _______


ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS AND STATE OF KANSAS, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED Cause No. 19: Owners: JUDY AS FOLLOWS: (First published in the LawK. HIGGINS VERMETTE. LErence Daily Journal-World GAL DESCRIPTION: Beginn- LOT 39 IN FAIRGROUNDS October 11, 2011) ing at the Northeast corner ADDITION (deed), Northwest corner Commonly known as 2136 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF (County legal description), Tennessee St., Lawrence, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS of Lot 51 in fractional Block Kansas 66046 11, in the City of In the Matter of the Lecompton, in Douglas This is an attempt to collect Estate of: County, Kansas, and runn- a debt and any information NORMA ELIZABETH ROPER, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ing thence North to the A.T. obtained will be used for Deceased DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS & S.F. right-of-way; thence that purpose. Seventh Judicial District East following the line of In the Matter of the Case No.: 2011 PR 55 said right-of-way to center Kenneth M. McGovern Estate of Division 1 IN THE MATTER OF THE of Creek; thence South folSHERIFF OF DOUGLAS JEFFERY S. VALENTINE, ESTATE OF lowing center of said Creek COUNTY, KANSAS deceased, Pursuant to K.S.A. Patricia A. Weekly, to the North line of Lot 6 in Chapter 59 Deceased said fractional Block 11; SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Case No. 2011 PR 58 thence West to the place of Attorneys for Plaintiff Division No. 1 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE Case No. 2011-PR-173 beginning, containing 9 lots 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 INVOLVED known as the Stockyard Overland Park, KS 66202 Pursuant to K.S.A. Division 1 Property; also the East Half (913)831-3000 Chapter 59 NOTICE OF HEARING of vacated Shannon Avenue Fax No. (913)831-3320 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter adjacent thereto. Amount Our File No. 11-002481/jm Title to Real THE STATE OF KANSAS TO 59 - Title to Real Estate due as of June 30, 2011: _______ Estate Involved ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: Involved $615.51, plus statutory interests and costs. (First published in the Law- You are hereby notified NOTICE OF HEARING ON NOTICE OF HEARING Lienholders or others who rence Daily Journal-World that a petition has been PETITION FOR FINAL may claim an interest in the October 4, 2011) SETTLEMENT filed in this Court by John C. THE STATE OF KANSAS TO real estate: NONE KNOWN Roper, duly appointed, ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: OF. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF qualified and acting Execu- You are notified that a Peti- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS tor of the Estate of Norma tion has been filed in this ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: Cause No. 20: Owners: JUDY CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT Elizabeth Roper, deceased, Court by Justin D. MontK. HIGGINS VERMETTE. LEpraying Petitioner’s acts be gomery, adult son of the You are hereby notified a GAL DESCRIPTION: Lots 1, 2, approved; account be set- decedent, requesting that Petition for Final SettleIn the Matter of the 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, in Block tled and allowed; the heirs descent be determined of ment has been filed in this Application of 12, in the City of LINDA PICKETT GARINGER be determined; the Will be the following described Court by Marilee Valentine, Lecompton, in Douglas construed and the Estate real estate situated in Administrator of the Estate change her name County, Kansas; also the be assigned to the persons Douglas County, Kansas, of Jeffery S. Valentine, deWest Half of vacated Shanpraying entitled thereto; the Court commonly known as 2720 ceased, Case No. 2011 CV 583 non Avenue adjacent find the allowances re- Rawhide Lane, Lawrence, Petitioner’s acts be apCourt No. 1 thereto. Amount due as of quested for executor’s and Kansas 66046 and legally proved; account be settled Chapter 60 June 30, 2011: $614.33, plus and allowed; the heirs be attorneys’ and expenses described as: statutory interests and determined; the Estate be are reasonable and should NOTICE OF HEARING costs. Lienholders or assigned to the persons enbe allowed; the costs be CHAPARRAL BLK 5 LT 9 others who may claim an THE STATE OF KANSAS TO determined and ordered titled thereto pursuant to interest in the real estate: ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: paid; the administration of And all personal property the laws of intestate sucNONE KNOWN OF. the Estate be closed; upon and other Kansas real es- cession; fees and expenses You are hereby notified the filing of receipts the Pe- tate owned by decedent at be allowed; costs be deterCause No. 21: Owners: that a petition has been titioner be finally dis- the time of death. And that mined and ordered paid; JEFF WILKS and AMBER filed in this Court by Linda charged as the Executor of such property and all per- the administration of the WILKS. LEGAL DESCRIP- Pickett Garinger, now of the Estate of Norma Eliza- sonal property and other Estate be closed; the AdTION: A tract beginning at the Northeast corner of the North Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 13, Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World October 18, 2011. Township 15 South, Range 18 East of the 6th P.M., thence South 800 feet; thence West of the East line of Marion Township Road; thence North along said Township Road to the North line of the North Half of the Southeast Quarter of said Section; thence East 126 feet to the point of beginning, in Douglas County, Kansas. Amount due as of June 30, 2011: $7,834.49, plus statutory interests and costs. Lienholders or others who may claim an interest in the real estate: Mid-America Bank, Terry Harrell, Kansas State Bank, United States of America, Internal Revenue Service, State of Kansas, Department of Revenue, State of Kansas, Department of Labor. The Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas, Plaintiff STEVENS & BRAND, LLP 900 Massachusetts, Ste. 500 PO Box 189 Lawrence KS 66044 (785) 843-0811 Attorney for Plaintiff ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World October 18, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS WELLS FARGO BANK, NA PLAINTIFF -vsCATHERINE M. DEE, et. al.; DEFENDANTS No. 11CV320 Div. No. 5 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 11CV320, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center Building in the City of Lawrence in said County, on November 10, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., of said day the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT 19, BLOCK 7, IN SUNFLOWER PARK ADDITION, NO. 1, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Commonly known as 4205 W 26th Terrace, Lawrence, Kansas 66047 This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Kenneth M. McGovern SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 11-002394/jm _______ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World October 4, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS PNC MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF PNC BANK, N.A. S/B/M TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., A DIVISION OF NATIONAL CITY BANK PLAINTIFF -vsJAN LOUISE BEEMER, et. al.; DEFENDANTS No. 11CV356 Div. No. K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure

Lawrence ministrator be discharged and Petitioner be released from further liability. You are hereby required to file your written defenses thereto on or before November 10, 2011, at 10:30 o’clock a.m. in the District Court, Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition for Final Settlement. MARILEE VALENTINE, Petitioner STEVENS & BRAND, LLP 900 Massachusetts, Ste. 500 PO Box 189 Lawrence KS 66044 (785) 843-0811 Attorneys for Petitioners _______ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World October 18, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of KENNETH D. LAUGHLIN, Deceased Case No. 11PR 176 Div. No. 1 Petition Filed Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are notified that on October 14, 2011, a Petition for Probate of Will and Issuance of Letters Testamentary was filed in this Court by Vernon C. Laughlin, Executor named in the Last Will and Testament of Kenneth D. Laughlin, deceased. All creditors of the decedent are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate within the latter of four months from the date of first publication of notice under K.S.A. 59-2236 and amendments thereto, or if the identity of the creditor is known or reasonably ascertainable, 30 days after actual notice was given as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they forever shall be barred. Vernon C. Laughlin, Petitioner PREPARED BY: STOUGH & CATT 3300 Mesa Way, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66049-2345 (785) 841-3384 FAX (785) 841-3941 Attorney for Petitioner By: George L. Catt, P.A., #06773 ________

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girl for the past three weeks. It’s the first time I have ever dated anyone. How do I tell my mom? I am afraid she will ask me to break up with her. I don’t have a close relationship with my mother, so that makes it more challenging and scary. Any tips? — Teenager

Dear Teenager: Most parents set rules about dating, including how old you should be to start. If you are age for dating, you need to In my thank-you note for see this girl in the company her birthday gifts, I tried of others and plan only group to gently tell her that she activities. It is important that shouldn’t be spending her money on me, but her English isn’t that good, and I am worried about offending her. Any suggestions? — No More Gifts, Please

Men used to be men. Some became dudes, and others morphed into the video game-playing quasi-nerds who populate “Man Up!” (7:30 p.m., ABC). Will (Mather Zickel) is the sweet, slightly clueless Dad figure clearly modeled on Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell) of “Modern Family.” His wife, Theresa (Teri Polo), is also an obvious knockoff of Claire Dunphy (Julie Bowen). Will’s brother-in-law, Kenny (Dan Fogler), is a combustible hothead of the Jack Black variety. Will and Kenny spend entirely too much time playing violent video games with Craig (Christopher Moynihan), a weepy, emotional type still carrying a torch for the girl who dumped him. The first episode careens from a botched birthday party for Will’s awkward son to Craig’s attempt to crash the wedding of his ex. It’s around this time that the pilot for this series begins to resemble the pilot for “Happy Endings” in too many ways. And that pilot was terrible for so obviously (and badly) plagiarizing “The Graduate.” Over the course of the last few years, there has been a parade of sitcoms about the wacky relationships between married couples and their single and/or divorced friends. None has exactly thrived. “Rules of Engagement,” the most popular of the bunch, has survived only by moving from night to night to avoid outright cancellation. While not as horrible as the crumpled Tim Allen vehicle “Last Man Standing,” ‘‘Man Up!” is at once ridiculously familiar and instantly forgettable. It appears to be part of some corporate plan by ABC to prove that it’s not just a network for female fans of “Desperate Housewives” and “Dancing With the Stars.” Thus far, the plan is clearly not working.

Spike, a network clearly not aimed at the ladies, presents the sixth annual “Scream Awards 2011” (8 p.m.), celebrating the year in horror, fantasy and science fiction. Look for a special salute to the just-concluded “Harry Potter” film franchise.

“Billions Behind Bars: Inside America’s Prison Industry” (8 p.m., CNBC) examines America’s growing prison population and the estimated 800,000 people who work in the system, as well as the growing phenomenon of private, for-profit institutions.

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Tonight’s other highlights

It’s way too early in the season to be airing “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (7 p.m., CMT).

Competition and elimination On “Dancing With the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC).

“Frontline” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) examines the policy of detaining and deporting illegal immigrants.

A dead man’s evidence may implicate a dirty cop on “Unforgettable” (9 p.m., CBS).

Advice from Amber on “Parenthood” (9 p.m., NBC).

An arson leaves many victims on “Body of Proof” (9 p.m., ABC).

Part two of “Women, War and Peace” (9 p.m., PBS, check local listings) recalls the efforts of Liberian women to overthrow an oppressive warlord.

An ultimatum reverberates on “Sons of Anarchy” (9 p.m., FX).

NBA legend Jerry West discusses his long battle with depression on “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel” (9 p.m., HBO).


being expands. Tonight: Time for a treat! Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You share a lot of feelings. A controlling individual in your life could push you away or attempt to stop you from emoting. Tonight: The world is your oyster. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Rethink a personal matter. Reflect, test out an idea and perhaps use detachment in order to gain understanding. Tonight: Know that you don’t need to be busy all the time! Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  A meeting — whether with a group, several friends or one person — sets the tone for the day. Recognize that if you can think of something, it probably is possible. Tonight: Where people are. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  You could push paper around into little piles on your desk, or you could dig in and resolve some of the issues. Return messages and answer questions. Tonight: Burning the midnight oil. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Others have a different vision from you. They also might not have the ability to understand

what you want to present. Learn from how each individual communicates. Tonight: Follow the music. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Deal with each individual directly. You could be surprised by what happens. Most people flourish with personal attention. Tonight: Be with a favorite person. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  You might schedule a meeting, but you could be surprised by someone with the same idea. People are unusually innovative and open. Tonight: Where the fun is. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Be willing to cancel a get-together in order to complete a certain amount of work. You could be too tired to cover all the bases, nor do you need to. Tonight: Put your feet up. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Your creativity emerges no matter which way you turn. A romance or loving relationship could become more intense or rewarding. Tonight: Midweek break. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Rock-and-roll performer Chuck Berry is 85. Sportscaster Keith Jackson is 83. Actress Dawn Wells is 73. College and Pro Football Hall-ofFamer Mike Ditka is 72. Actress Pam Dawber is 61. Author Terry McMil-

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Dear Annie: I am 15 years old and have been dating a

For Tuesday, Oct. 18: This year your community and/or professional image increases. Whatever your activity might be, it takes a lot of time and patience. If you are attached, your sweetie adds to the dimension of your life. If you are single, you need to decide what type of relationship you want. The right person will surface. Cancer often gives you additional responsibilities. 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)  You visualize the possibilities, but to act on them might mean a change in your view and perspective. Don’t think that anything is impossible. Tonight: So many invitations. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Keep communication flowing, though you could hit a boulder in a relationship. You could get stuck and decide to think in terms of accepting this person as he or she is. Tonight: Catch up on a friend’s news. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Listen to your instincts with a controlling individual. Push comes to shove. Your sense of well-

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you respect your parents’ rules so they can trust you. The best way to talk to your mother is to tell her you are interested in a certain girl and ask whether it would be OK if you brought her to the house so Mom could meet her. We think she’d love that.

Dear No More: Send Violet something simple that will fit in a birthday card — perhaps a handkerchief, a photograph of the house where she once lived or a hand-drawn memento — along with your best wishes for her birthday. A gift doesn’t have to be expensive to be meaningful. Regardless of how Violet reciprocates down the road, you are not obligated to respond in kind.

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shingle 42 Second cousin? 43 Legally prohibit 45 Thanked the audience, in a way 46 Place to exercise a passing fancy? 49 Rubber ducky’s spot 52 Where Zeno lectured 53 Mimicking 54 Fish-eating raptor 55 Univ. instructor 56 Chocolateyielding tree 57 Racetrack pace, sometimes 58 Connecticut Ivy League school 59 Funeral sound 60 ___ for (chooses) DOWN 1 “... ___ any man should boast” (Ephesians 2:9) 2 Islamic nation 3 Path for a rapidly rising exec 4 Dangerous road shape 5 Protected from danger 6 Home to Notre Dame 7 Involving the ear 8 Need a bath desperately 9 Fix firmly

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Dear Annie: About 17 years ago, a neighbor of mine employed “Violet,” a teenage au pair from France. We became friends, but when Violet returned home, we lost touch. Earlier this year, Violet found me on Facebook, and we corresponded several times, catching up on each other’s lives. Violet told me she was sending me a small gift, and I received quite a large box that included chocolates and other candies, a bracelet, a fan, etc. In June, Violet got married. Normally, I would have sent a nice card, but to reciprocate for her gift, I put together a box with expensive hand towels, assorted soaps and a small statuette. I tried to keep the weight down, but it still cost me $50 to mail. Then, for my birthday last month, Violet sent me a package of assorted gifts. Violet’s birthday is coming up, and I don’t know what to do. Had her birthday come first, I could have nipped this in the bud by sending only a card. Now, I feel I must reciprocate. Annie, I can’t afford to be buying gifts and shipping them overseas. Even sending something small will perpetuate the cycle. Soon it will be Christmas, which means more gifts.


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Moran is 51. Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis is 50. Actor Vincent Spano is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer-actor Ne-Yo is 32. Actress-model Freida Pinto is 27. Actor Zac Efron is 24.


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Tuesday, October 18, 2011




Snyder: KU not that bad By Matt Tait

Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder isn’t interested in hearing about how bad the Kansas University defense is or how poorly the Jayhawks have played through the first six games of the season. He’s not buying it. “I think they’re a far better defensive football team than anyone would care to give them credit for,” said Snyder, whose 12th-ranked and undefeated Wildcats will take on KU at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium. “You sit down and watch them play, and you see that.” Snyder, whose team improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Big 12 with a 41-34 victory at Texas Tech last week, said the lopsided statistics that place the KU defense dead last in the country can be a little misleading. “A lot of people would suggest that they have had


administered were and remain on par with those found at thousands of hospitals throughout the country, Jamie wanted them to be more. “Their rooms are fine,” Hill said. “And they’re what you find at a lot of other hospitals. But they don’t make you feel peaceful and hopeful, and that’s what we’re trying to change. Because everyone deserves to have a place where they can fight with hope.” When Alldredge and Aimee Jackson, the chairperson of the foundation, first approached LMH with the idea, hospital officials said they would be more than happy with whatever amount of money the group could raise. Alldredge and Jackson quickly informed them that they were looking to hit a home run and asked them what it would take to outfit all 15 rooms with the amenities of their dreams. The total came in at $100,000 — around $6,600 per room — and included plans to update the medical equipment, the artwork and the sitting areas for friends and family members and add flat-screen televisions, iPads and iPod docking stations for each room. “The more time I spend with the hospital, the more

some trouble defensively,” Snyder said of the Jayhawks (2-4, 0-3). “And the numbers would tend to reflect that. But you go back and look at who they’ve played against, four of the teams on their schedule are in the top 10 nationally as far as total offense.” Oklahoma State (second, 551 yards per game and 38 touchdowns), Oklahoma (fourth, 547, 33), Texas Tech (sixth, 534, 34) and Georgia Tech (ninth, 517, 41) are those four teams, with Northern Illinois, which KU beat, not far behind in 17th. “It’s not unique for them to have yardage on them when you consider those teams,” Snyder said. While the offensive strength of KU’s opponents serves as a good excuse for its defensive struggles thus far, that reason won’t work this week against Kansas State. The Wildcats, though unbeaten, rank 94th in total offense and average just 336

yards per game. KSU ranks 114th (of 120) in passing offense and 25th in rushing offense. Although those numbers indicate the KU defense may be in for a better performance, Snyder was quick to point out that his team has won its last three games despite being outgained on offense. “I’m not sure that statistics win ballgames for you,” Snyder said. “I don’t think many coaches really believe in that.” The Kansas offense, which ranks 41st nationally, gains on average 89 yards per game more than the Wildcats. Snyder said the Jayhawks could create problems for the Wildcats’ defense, which ranks 37th nationally. “Offensively, they’re a very balanced football team,” Snyder said. “That makes them even harder to defend.” Although KU has scored seven more touchdowns (26) than Kansas State during the

I want to raise the money,” Alldredge said. “My goal is to raise a little more than they said it would take, just so they don’t have to cut costs when it gets started. To tell you the truth, I don’t know that we’ll stop at LMH. We may do another hospital and just keep on going.” About three months into its quest, Alldredge and an army of 20 or so of Jamie’s closest friends and family members are well on their way to achieving their goal. The website — www.jamieswish. org — officially launched in mid-August. Since then, more than $33,000 has been raised. Some has come from private donations, big and small. And a lot of it came from an appeal to what these people were all about — the Sunflower Showdown. Saturday, when undefeated and 12th-ranked Kansas State comes to Lawrence to take on the Jayhawks (2-4), nearly all of Section 22 at Memorial Stadium will be filled with people supporting Jamie’s Wish. They won’t be wearing red or blue. And they won’t be wearing purple. Instead, they’ll don bright pink shirts that read, “Gameday: Together for a common cause” on the front and “” on the back. Tickets and T-shirts are still available. For $100, donors get a ticket to the game, which kicks off at 11 a.m., a shirt and access to a pregame

tailgate tent and a postgame celebration at 23rd Street Brewery. All of the money will go toward the foundation. For those not interested in going to the game or for those who may already have a ticket, access to the pregame and postgame fun can be had for $30. In addition, donations can be made on the Jamie’s Wish website. Every penny raised is tax-deductible and will go directly to LMH, which is handling the financial side of the fundraiser. “I know people say this all the time, but every dollar does help,” Hill said. “Any amount.” In the months that have passed since they lost one of their best friends, Alldredge, Jackson and dozens of others have poured their hearts and souls into the Jamie’s Wish cause. Part of the reason has been to raise money to help grant their friend’s final request, and the other is to keep her memory alive. Alldredge said sharing Jamie’s story and working toward this cause has helped bring as many smiles as tears to the mourning process. “People keep complimenting me, but I think I’m the one who’s blessed,” Alldredge said. “I get to see this out and see how it helps people. The entire Lawrence community has embraced us so much through all of this, and that’s exactly what they did for Jamie.”

first six weeks of the season, the Jayhawks have managed just six TDs in the past two weeks. Still, Snyder said his club would take the Jayhawks seriously this week. And not just because it’s a rivalry game. “If you watched them play Oklahoma, you’d see that this is a continually improving football team,” Snyder said.

Biere on watch list Senior tight end Tim Biere has been named to the John Mackey Award’s midseason watch list, the Nassau County Sports Commission announced Monday. Biere, who leads the Jayhawks with 21 receptions, has recorded a career-best 246 yards and one touchdown in six games. The Mackey Award, given annually to the nation’s top tight end, will be presented on Dec. 8. The list of 25 midseason finalists will be narrowed to semifinalists on Nov. 14 and again to finalists Nov. 21.



AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 5 1 0 .833 185 135 Buffalo 4 2 0 .667 188 147 N.Y. Jets 3 3 0 .500 145 131 Miami 0 5 0 .000 75 128 South W L T Pct PF PA Tennessee 3 2 0 .600 105 94 Houston 3 3 0 .500 141 124 Jacksonville 1 5 0 .167 72 132 Indianapolis 0 6 0 .000 104 163 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 4 1 0 .800 148 71 Cincinnati 4 2 0 .667 137 111 Pittsburgh 4 2 0 .667 119 102 Cleveland 2 3 0 .400 91 117 West W L T Pct PF PA San Diego 4 1 0 .800 120 109 Oakland 4 2 0 .667 160 150 Kansas City 2 3 0 .400 77 150 Denver 1 4 0 .200 105 140 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Giants 4 2 0 .667 154 147 Washington 3 2 0 .600 96 83 Dallas 2 3 0 .400 115 121 Philadelphia 2 4 0 .333 145 145 South W L T Pct PF PA Tampa Bay 4 2 0 .667 113 145 New Orleans 4 2 0 .667 177 151 Atlanta 3 3 0 .500 135 147 Carolina 1 5 0 .167 133 163 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 6 0 0 1.000 197 114 Detroit 5 1 0 .833 178 114 Chicago 3 3 0 .500 146 132 Minnesota 1 5 0 .167 121 145 West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 5 1 0 .833 167 97 Seattle 2 3 0 .400 94 122 Arizona 1 4 0 .200 96 121 St. Louis 0 5 0 .000 49 137 Monday’s Game N.Y. Jets 24, Miami 6 Sunday, Oct. 23 Houston at Tennessee, noon Washington at Carolina, noon San Diego at N.Y. Jets, noon Seattle at Cleveland, noon Denver at Miami, noon Atlanta at Detroit, noon Chicago vs. Tampa Bay at London, noon Kansas City at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Arizona, 3:05 p.m. St. Louis at Dallas, 3:15 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 3:15 p.m. Indianapolis at New Orleans, 7:20 p.m. Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, N.Y. Giants, New England, Philadelphia, San Francisco Monday, Oct. 24 Baltimore at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

COLLEGE BIG EAST CONFERENCE-Named Jeff Hathaway consultant to the commissioner for men’s basketball. NORTH CAROLINA-Dismissed LB Ebele Okakpu from the football team. UNC ASHEVILLE-Announced it is reinstating women’s swimming. VANDERBILT-Suspended men’s basketball C Festus Ezeli six games for accepting a meal and hotel room from an alumnus of the university.


EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 7 3 2 2 8 19 18 Philadelphia 4 3 0 1 7 12 8 N.Y. Islanders 4 3 1 0 6 11 6 New Jersey 4 3 1 0 6 9 8 N.Y. Rangers 3 0 1 2 2 5 9 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 4 3 0 1 7 13 10 Buffalo 4 3 1 0 6 14 9 Boston 5 2 3 0 4 10 9 Montreal 4 1 2 1 3 11 13 Ottawa 5 1 4 0 2 14 23 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 4 4 0 0 8 15 11 Florida 4 3 1 0 6 14 10 Carolina 5 2 2 1 5 13 18 Tampa Bay 6 1 3 2 4 18 26 Winnipeg 4 1 3 0 2 7 14 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 4 4 0 0 8 13 5 Chicago 4 2 1 1 5 12 10 Nashville 5 2 2 1 5 12 15 St. Louis 5 2 3 0 4 15 15 Columbus 5 0 4 1 1 10 17 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Colorado 6 5 1 0 10 20 13 Minnesota 5 2 1 2 6 12 12 Edmonton 4 2 1 1 5 9 8 Vancouver 5 2 2 1 5 14 16 Calgary 4 1 3 0 2 11 14 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 5 4 1 0 8 13 11 Anaheim 4 3 1 0 6 8 7 Los Angeles 4 2 1 1 5 9 10 Phoenix 4 2 1 1 5 13 11 San Jose 3 1 2 0 2 8 8 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Monday’s Games Colorado 3, Toronto 2, OT Florida 7, Tampa Bay 4 Winnipeg 2, Pittsburgh 1 Edmonton 3, Nashville 1 Anaheim at San Jose, (n) Today’s Games Carolina at Boston, 6 p.m. Florida at Washington, 6 p.m. Dallas at Columbus, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 8:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Chicago at Phoenix, 9 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

Two sources indicated to on Monday morning that “everything was on track” for a move by Mizzou to the SEC. One source said: “I’m 100 percent sure we’re going to the SEC.” reports NFL Summary 24, DOLPHINS 6 that MU’s next step is likely JETS Miami 3 3 0 0— 6 to soon announce a “condi- N.Y. Jets 7 7 3 7—24 First Quarter tional withdrawal” from the Mia-FG Carpenter 23, 7:28. Big 12 Conference. The withNYJ-Revis 100 interception return (Folk drawal would be conditional kick), 5:52. Second Quarter in that it would depend upon Mia-FG Carpenter 21, 13:32. NYJ-Sanchez 5 run (Folk kick), 1:14. the Tigers’ acceptance into High School Third Quarter Monday the SEC. NYJ-FG Folk 28, 4:15. De Soto def. Jefferson County North, It is believed that contrary Fourth Quarter 25-16, 25-13, 25-12 NYJ-Holmes 38 pass from Sanchez (Folk De Soto record: 32-7. Next for De Soto: to what Big 12 Commissioner kick), 11:50. tonight vs. Eudora. Chuck Neinas said last week, A-78,912. Mia NYJ Missouri could start SEC play First downs 17 13 as early as next season. Mis- Total Net Yards 308 296 Rushes-yards 25-118 29-104 souri would become the SEC’s Kremlin Cup 190 192 14th member. The league Passing Monday Punt Returns 4-33 5-30 At Olympic Stadium 4-87 3-47 added Texas A&M in Septem- Kickoff Returns Moscow Ret. 0-0 2-100 ber. The SEC would prefer Interceptions Purse: Men, $1 million (WT250); Women, Comp-Att-Int 16-34-2 14-25-0 $721,000 (Premier) 4-14 2-9 14 members, as scheduling is Sacked-Yards Lost Surface: Hard-Indoor 7-43.6 8-48.5 a much simpler process with Punts Singles Fumbles-Lost 5-1 2-1 Men two seven-team divisions. Penalties-Yards 2-10 6-49 First Round of Possession 29:39 30:21 The Big 12 is expected to Time Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, def. Karol INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS add either one or three uniRUSHING-Miami, Bush 10-71, Thomas Beck, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-4. Pere Riba, Spain, def. Andreas Haiderversities once Missouri an- 15-47. N.Y. Jets, Greene 21-74, Tomlinson Maurer, Austria, 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-3. Sanchez 1-5. nounces it is leaving, the 7-25, Andreas Seppi (8), Italy, def. Igor Andreev, PASSING-Miami, Mat.Moore 16-34-2-204. Russia, 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Times indicated. That could N.Y. Jets, Sanchez 14-25-0-201. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. RECEIVING-Miami, Marshall 6-109, again affect the Big East Hartline 3-27, Bess 2-21, Bush 2-7, Hilliard Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 7-6 (5), 7-5. Igor Kunitsyn, Russia, def. Andrey Conference, with the Big 1-15, Fasano 1-13, Thomas 1-12. N.Y. Jets, Kuznetsov, Russia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. 3-63, Tomlinson 3-21, Keller 2-51, 12’s targets likely to include Holmes McKnight 2-29, Kerley 2-18, Burress 1-16, Women First Round Louisville and West Virginia, Greene 1-3. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Sara Errani, MISSED FIELD GOALS-None. with independent BYU also a Italy, 6-0, 7-5. Vera Dushevina, Russia, def. Roberta possibility to account for 12 Big 12 Vinci (7), Italy, 7-6 (4), 6-4. teams. Conf. All games Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Alona


Cardinals, Rangers meet in the middle By Ben Walker Associated Press Baseball Writer

It’s a World Series straight out of Central casting. David Freese, the local boy who became a big hit for the St. Louis Cardinals. Big Tex himself, Nolan Ryan rooting on the Rangers. A pair of teams cut from a center slice of the country, set to meet in the middle. Makes for a different feel this October, doesn’t it? No coasting in this Series. None of the Derek Jeters, Dustin Pedroias or Chase Utleys from the East we’ve grown accustomed to seeing. None of the Tim Lincecums or Brian Wilsons we watched from the West last fall. They begin at Busch Stadium on Wednesday night, with C.J. Wilson starting for Texas against Chris Carpenter. Oh, and no need to change any clocks. Every game is scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m. local time. Kind of nice to avoid those late-afternoon shadows in California and skip those post-midnight final outs in Northeast. Provided there’s no rain or extra innings, that is. With MVPs Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and several other All-Stars involved, it’s certainly an interesting matchup. Adding to the intrigue: The teams are hardly acquainted, having played only three games against each other — and that lone series was back in 2004.


W L W L Kansas State 3 0 6 0 Oklahoma 3 0 6 0 Oklahoma State 3 0 6 0 Texas A&M 2 1 4 2 Baylor 1 2 4 2 Texas 1 2 4 2 Texas Tech 1 2 4 2 Missouri 1 2 3 3 Iowa State 0 3 3 3 Kansas 0 3 2 4 Saturday’s Games Kansas State at Kansas, 11 a.m. (FSN) Oklahoma State at Missouri, 11 a.m. (FX) Texas A&M at Iowa State, 2:30 p.m. (ABC) Texas Tech at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. (ABC)

Bondarenko, Ukraine, 6-3, 6-0. Nadia Petrova, Russia, def. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, 6-4, 7-6 (3). Doubles Women First Round Natalie Grandin, South Africa, and Vladimira Uhlirova (3), Czech Republic, def. Eva Birnerova and Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-3. Alize Cornet, France, and Alicja Rosolska, Poland, def. Sophie Lefevre, France, and Megan Moulton-Levy, United States, 6-0, 6-4.

Postseason Glance

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ST. LOUIS’ OCTAVIO DOTEL CELEBRATES AFTER GAME 6 of the National League championship series Sunday in Milwaukee. The Cardinals advanced to the World Series, where they’ll face Texas starting Wednesday. According to STATS LLC, the Rangers-Cardinals matchup equals the fewest games between two opponents in the majors, tying Mets-White Sox. Freese was eager to get going. A prep star in suburban St. Louis, he emerged as the MVP of the NL championship series, helped by his threerun homer in the clinching Game 6 at Milwaukee. “Thanks for the love yall,” Freese tweeted Monday. “For the first time gettin smoked in fantasy football doesnt feel too bad.”

Whether sports fans in other spots will watch this Series remains to be seen. Last year’s pairing of the Giants and Rangers drew television ratings that equaled the lowest ever. The numbers were down 28 percent from the year before when the New York Yankees played the Philadelphia Phillies. The Cardinals still have a national profile, dating to a half-century ago when St. Louis was the most western point in the major leagues. In those days, the vast Cardinals radio network developed a

broad fan base all over the country. This week, the Rangers make their first trip to St. Louis. “The Rangers are scary. They’re a scary team,” Freese said. “You look at that lineup, you look at that staff. It’s going to be a battle.” “I think we’re a team that can match up with them a little bit. And they’re confident, we’re confident. It’s been a tough road. I’ve definitely been watching the ALCS for sure. That’s some good ball over there,” he said.

BASEBALL American Association GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS-Acquired INF David Espinosa from Southern Maryland (Atlantic) to complete an earlier trade. Can-Am League PITTSFIELD COLONIALS-Released RHP Brandon R. Garner, RHP Tim Stronach, C Chris Torres, INF Jermel Lomack and OF Angel Molina. QUEBEC CAPITALES-Released RHP Anthony Sullivan. WORCESTER TORNADOES-Claimed RHP Miguel A. Flores off waivers from Pittsfield. Frontier League GATEWAY GRIZZLIES-Signed RHP Derrick Miramontes and LHP Zach Robertson to contract extensions. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS-Signed 3B Jason Ganek and OF Steve McGuiggan. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS-Named Bobby Post pitching coach. FOOTBALL National Football League DENVER BRONCOS-Traded WR Brandon Lloyd to St. Louis for a conditional 2012 draft pick. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS-Released DB Sterling Moore and S Ross Ventrone. ST. LOUIS RAMS-Released WR Mike SimsWalker. Added WR Brandon Lloyd to the roster. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS-Signed DT Jason Shirley. Placed CB Marcus Trufant on injured reserve. HOCKEY National Hockey League CAROLINA HURRICANES-Recalled LW Brett Sutter from Charlotte (AHL) on an emergency basis. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned RW Ben Smith to Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned F Matt Calvert to Springfield (AHL). Recalled F Cody Bass from Springfield. Recalled G Mathieu Corbeil from Springfield on an emergency basis. MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned G Peter Delmas and D Olivier Malka from Hamilton (AHL) to Wheeling (ECHL). ST. LOUIS BLUES-Placed F Andy McDonald on injured reserve. VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned D Chris Tanev to Chicago (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned G Dany Sabourin to Hershey (AHL). SOFTBALL AMERICAN SOFTBALL ASSOCIATIONNamed Codi Martinez coordinator of marketing and communications.

WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox Wednesday,: Texas (Wilson 16-7) at St. Louis (Carpenter 11-9), 7:05 p.m. Thursday: Texas (Lewis 14-10) at St. Louis (Garcia 13-7), 7:05 p.m. Saturday: St. Louis (Jackson 12-9) at Texas (Holland 16-5), 7:05 p.m. Sunday: St. Louis (Lohse 14-8) at Texas (Harrison 14-9), 7:05 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 24: St. Louis at Texas, 7:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 26: Texas at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 27: Texas at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m.


EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA x-Sporting K.C. 12 9 12 48 49 40 x-Philadelphia 11 7 15 48 44 35 Columbus 13 12 8 47 41 41 x-Houston 11 9 13 46 42 40 New York 9 8 16 43 49 44 Chicago 8 9 16 40 43 43 D.C. 9 12 11 38 48 50 Toronto FC 6 13 14 32 34 57 New England 5 16 12 27 36 56 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA y-Los Angeles 19 4 10 67 47 25 x-Seattle 17 7 9 60 53 36 x-Real Salt Lake 15 11 7 52 43 35 x-FC Dallas 15 11 7 52 40 35 x-Colorado 11 9 13 46 42 40 Portland 11 14 7 40 38 46 Chivas USA 8 13 12 36 40 40 San Jose 7 12 14 35 36 43 Vancouver 6 17 10 28 34 53 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth y- clinched conference Wednesday Portland at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Thursday Philadelphia at New York, 7 p.m. Saturday New England at Toronto FC, 11:30 a.m. Colorado at Vancouver, 6 p.m. Sporting K.C. at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. Columbus at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Seattle FC at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m. FC Dallas at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

Lawrence Journal-World 10-18-11  

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Lawrence Journal-World 10-18-11  

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