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WICHITA — Consumers can expect to pay 5 percent to 8 percent more at the meat counter next year regardless of whether they put beef, pork or chicken into their grocery carts, a market analyst said Friday. Randy Blach, vice president for CattleFax, told nearly a thousand cattle producers attending the 100th convention of the Kansas Livestock Association that consumer meat prices will rise to record highs because livestock production has fallen dramatically after ranchers culled animals during this year’s drought. Ranchers sold livestock they couldn’t afford to feed after the drought dried up pastures, cut hay production and drove up the price of corn and other feedstuffs. The market analyst said roughly 70 percent of the nation’s cattle herd has been affected by drought this year, the fourth in a row with drought in at least some key cattle-producing areas. This year’s drought, which covered two-thirds of the nation at one point, has been among the worst in 100 years, he said. The culling is slowing now, but Blach estimated that the nation’s herd will be down by 1 million cattle by the time the government releases its semi-annual cattle inventory in January. The cattle inventory is the smallest it has been since 1958; however beef production has doubled since then, Blach said. That is because the nation has over the years been slaughtering heavier animals. Once ranchers eventually begin rebuilding herds, it won’t take as many animals to produce the same amount of beef. He predicted at least one major meatpacking plant and several feedlots will likely shut down as slaughter numbers continue to decline. “We have a lot of excess feeding capacity, we have a lot of excess packing capacity. We will likely see some closures start within the next 12 months,” Blach said. “And that is never good because once you start seeing them close, and it is always, Please see MEAT, page 2A

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY OUTSIDE HITTER’ CHELSEA ALBERS (1) SLAMS THE BALL past Kara Koch during the KU volleyball team’s opening round NCAA tournament match against Cleveland State on Friday in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks won, 3-1, and advance to face Wichita State today at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse. AT TOP, 3-year-old Chloe Lewis gives her dad Mike a pair of high fives as the Jayhawks win the second set of their opening round NCAA tournament volleyball match.

Supporters cheer on team at Allen Fieldhouse during opening-round NCAA tourney victory By Adam Strunk astrunk@ljworld.com

Having made almost every Kansas University volleyball home game in her time at KU, sophomore Allison Hammond, of Overland Park, would probably qualify as a die-hard fan. So when the team is playing in the NCAA tournament at Allen

Fieldhouse, there’s no way she’s going to miss it. “It’s really exciting,” Hammond said between yells as the volleyball team defeated Cleveland State on Friday night in four sets. The crowd of about 3,500 in Allen Fieldhouse did its best to rock the old barn, clapping along with the fight song and rising and

yelling for each set point. The band was on hand to pump up the crowd, and the volleyball team even got in the mix with an impromptu dance between matches to the song “Gangnam Style.” Hammond did her fair share to encourage the team, recruiting a number of friends to fill the front row and wave signs urging them on.

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Kansas University’s progress on making its campus accessible for students with disabilities can be measured in numbers. For instance, so far it has checked off 21 of 49 accessibility recommendations made last year by a KU task force. But student Elizabeth Boresow said she can also see it in a shift in attitude

Accessibility isn’t something that changes completely overnight, but we’ve had some major victories.” — Jamie Simpson, KU director of accessibility and Americans with Disabilities Act education during her five years at KU. “There was an attitude of, ‘We don’t want to deal with disability, and we don’t have to unless they make us,’” Boresow said. Now, she says, things are different. A sign on

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her dorm room that once labeled it with the negatively charged word “handicapped” now uses the more positive “accessible.” Boresow, who has autism, lives there with a roommate who has a visual impairment.

The university has involved students in decision-making on accessibility. There’s an administrator dedicated to accessibility issues who is a phone call or email away for any student. “I would say things are overwhelmingly more positive,” said Boresow, who helps advocate for accessibility as a member of the student group Ablehawks and Allies. The new helper is Jamie Simpson, the university’s director of accessibility

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MAMIE MOORE Mamie Moore, 93, McLouth, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. Private burial will be in McLouth Cemetery. www.quisenberryfh.com.

LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION Agenda highlights • 6:35 p.m. Tuesday • City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets • Knology Channel 25 • Meeting documents online at lawrenceks.org

City to mull turn, bike lanes BOTTOM LINE City commissioners will hear various proposals for how to add a center turn lane and bike lanes to Ninth Street between Tennessee and Kentucky streets.

BACKGROUND The proposed design has been contentious because it would remove on-street parking spaces in front of the law office of Lawrence attorney Todd Thompson. After hearing concerns, city engineers have come back with alternate designs that allow for some parking to remain, but one eliminates the eastbound bike lane, and the designs add $16,000 to $30,000 to the cost of the project.

OTHER BUSINESS Consent agenda

• Approve City Commission meeting minutes from Nov. 20 and amended City Commission meeting minutes from Nov. 13. • Receive minutes from boards and commissions. • Approve claims. • Bid and purchase items: a. Approve purchase of computer hardware and software for the Lawrence Police Department from Eaglesoft for $31,861 for hardware and $4,800 for software. • Adopt ordinances on second and final reading: a. Authorizing the codification of ordinances of the city, Jan. 1, 2013, edition. b. Annexing about 90 acres east of Kansas Highway 10 and north of Sixth Street adjacent to Baldwin Creek City Park, generally bounded by East 902 Road on the west and George Williams Way extended on the east. • Receive update on the status of a special-use permit for the Lawrence Community Shelter, 214 W. 10th St./944 Kentucky St. • Concur with these Traffic Safety Commission recommendations: a. Install a pedestrian hybrid beacon on Connecticut Street at 10th Street when funding allows, and authorize the submission of a Community Development Block Grant application for funding of this project. b. Establish a mid-block crosswalk on Kasold Drive between 27th Street and 28th Street and to the list of future projects a pedestrian hybrid beacon. c. Deny the request for a stop sign on St. Andrews Drive at Tam O’Shanter Drive. • Authorize city manager to sign a Long Term Care Agreement and pay a one-time lump sum of $50,345 to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for associ-

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Hammond started going to the games as a freshman because she had a friend in the KU band. “I got hooked,” she said. “I just really like how fastpaced it is. It has just kind of become an outlet for me. It’s a good way to release energy.” For some it was a chance to see the team dig, dive and spike on a larger stage. For others, it was a place to pick up tips.

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particularly from a packing standpoint, it is tough to get them back open.” Blach also said he remained hopeful the nation would see action to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, a package of sharp tax increases and spending cuts that will take effect next year unless Congress and the White House replace them. He urged cattlemen to get on the phone and encourage their congressmen to come to a deal.

ated oversight and inspections related to the former Farmland Industries Nitrogen Plant site. • Authorize staff to negotiate an engineering services agreement with Burns & McDonnell for Project UT1209 – Taste and Odor, and Algal Toxin Water Treatment Process Evaluation. Any request to authorize the execution of a successfully negotiated contract would be withheld until the City Commission’s approval of the required funding for the project. • Approve city park at 19th and Haskell streets to be named “Firefighter’s Remembrance Park” with “dedicated in honor of Jim McSwain, Chief 1979-2005” included on the sign. • Receive request from Outside for a Better Inside for city maintenance agreement for proposed walking trail as part of Bert Nash project; refer to staff for report and preparation of agreement. • Authorize the city manager to sign a lease agreement with 720, LLC for the lease of 720 E. Ninth St., No. 2, for $30,375, for use as a storage facility for the Lawrence Public Library during construction at the current library site. • Authorize the mayor to sign a subordination agreement for James and Patrice Krause, 1409 New Jersey St.

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• Consider authorizing the mayor to execute an agreement with the Kansas Department of Transportation for the Ninth Street—Tennessee Street to Kentucky Street improvements and consider adopting an ordinance on first reading establishing no parking along the south side of Ninth Street from Tennessee Street to Kentucky Street. • Direct staff concerning the 2013 Legislative Priority Statement.

Annika Carlson, an eighth-grader from Overland Park, was using the matches to improve her game. “I’m watching the setters because I’m a setter,” she explained. “It’s fun to watch because we like KU.” And for season-ticket holder Judy Lebestky, the match was something fun to do while the men’s basketball team scraped out a victory down the road at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. “The dives are pretty exciting,” Lebestky said. “I like it when they do that. I think it’s great.”

A CattleFax analysis indicates cattle producers could lose as much as $200 a head in value because consumer demand will fall if Congress does not avoid the fiscal cliff. “They need to get this thing resolved because it could have some major implications to our business,” Blach said.

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Governor’s aide gets new look for appellate court By John Hanna Associated Press

TOPEKA — A state commission interviewed Gov. Sam Brownback’s top attorney Friday for a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals, with fellow conservative Republicans watching closely to see how well he fares with a panel they consider moderate or left-leaning. Caleb Stegall, the governor’s chief counsel, was among nine candidates interviewed by the statewide nominating commission before it began private discussions COURTS about picking finalists. Also interviewed Friday was Sedgwick County District Court Judge Tony Powell, a former Kansas House member who was an anti-abortion leader as a legislator. Stegall and Powell were among 20 applicants who also interviewed for an earlier vacancy on the state’s second-highest court but were passed over. The same 20 candidates applied for a second vacancy, along with five other people, prompting the commission to have a round of interviews with the new applicants and call-backs for four previous ones, including Stegall. Conservative Republican legislators, activists and their political allies have complained for years that the commission is dominated by lawyers who tend to favor moderate and left-of-center attorneys with ties to the

legal establishment. The Legislature has no role in the selection of Court of Appeals judges and Supreme Court justices, and voters determine whether they stay on the bench. During interviews Friday, commission members concentrated on applicants’ careers, their perceived strengths and what they’d learned from observing other judges. Several members stressed that the commission has many strong candidates. “We’ve got a very difficult job here,” said commission member Matthew Keenan, a Leawood attorney. The governor has pushed unsuccessfully to change state law to have the governor appoint Court of Appeals judges, subject to confirmation by the state Senate. Legislators expect the proposal to be debated next year, though some favor electing judges. The process for selecting Supreme Court justices is spelled out in the Kansas Constitution, requiring two-thirds majorities in the House and Senate and approval in a statewide election for a change. Backers argue that the current process removes partisan politics from judicial appointments. But conservatives who believe Stegall and Powell are well-qualified for the court say how well the two fare will reflect the system’s openness to conservative candidates. Stegall, who’s been a lawyer for 13 years, faced questions about his experience. Commission

member Natalie Haag of Topeka, who served as Republican Gov. Bill Graves’ chief counsel, noted other candidates have been attorneys twice as long. But the former Jefferson County prosecutor said he’s had broad experience with complex civil and criminal cases, and said the commission shouldn’t decide on candidates by “simply counting up the number of years they’ve held a law license.” Stegall’s letters of recommendations included ones from the state’s current and previous attorneys general, a Republican and a Democrat. Stegall also said he easily can separate the work he’s now doing for Brownback from the work he would do in reviewing appeals, just as attorneys represent clients with diverse interests. “That may be one of the most fundamental things lawyers learn how to do,” he said. The first vacancy on the 13-member court was created by Judge Christel Marquardt’s announced plans to retire in January. The finalists for her position are Stevens County District Judge Kim Schroeder; Steven J. Obermeier, senior deputy district attorney in Johnson County; and Teresa Watson, a Topeka lawyer who’s served as a research attorney for the state’s appellate courts. Brownback has until Jan. 14 to pick one. The other vacancy arises from the October death of Chief Judge Richard Greene. Once the commission names finalists, Brownback will have two months to act.

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mester required staff to locate rooms somewhere that would work. The parking and transit office has placed stickers on 500 accessible parkingspot signs across campus to replace the word “handicapped” — a term fraught with historical connotations of pity — with the more positive “accessible parking.” “That is a small thing, but it makes a difference,” Simpson said. Simpson and other KU staff also asked campus vending machine providers about complying with new ADA standards related to the reach range for people who use wheelchairs. The new standards dictate that anything a person might need to reach should sit between 15 and 48 inches off the floor. Buttons and cardswipers on KU’s campus machines sometimes are as high as 66 inches. The vending machine providers answered the call, and KU is now the first institution in the country to receive new Coca-Cola machines designed to meet those specifications. “The accessible vending machines — you can do that on your own, without having to ask someone, a stranger, for help,” Simpson said. KU offices’ Web presences are also becoming more accessible. KU’s Information Technology office is requiring KU entities to switch their Web pages to a new content-management system designed to aid screen-reader programs used by Internet users with visual impairments.

not yet fulfilled, there’s still a ways to go. Among the items still on the to-do list are two more full-time assistants, additional staff training and proposed changes in paratransit programs. One step that’s in progress but not yet completed is an effort to map routes through campus that avoid the use of stairs. Such routes can get complicated on KU’s hilly campus: The route from Jayhawk Boulevard at the top of Mount Oread down to Sunnyside Avenue below requires one to move through five buildings and ride three different elevators. Eventually, Simpson said, signs will be posted throughout those routes to guide people not yet familiar with the campus. “We can’t change the topography of this campus,” Simpson said. “We can’t raze the hills. But we can make it easier for people to know how they can get to where they need to go in a way that does not include stairs.” Boresow said the biggest change for her was the introduction of Simpson’s position. Now there’s one place for students with disabilities to go with a question or concern. She noted that the university even allowed members of the Ablehawks student group to take part in the hiring process. “In a big university, you get sent everywhere, and you find yourself going in circles without anything happening,” Boresow said, “and she’s sort of making sure that doesn’t happen.”

and Americans with Disabilities Act education, who was hired in March. In July 2011, a task force on ADA compliance gave Provost Jeff Vitter a report with 49 recommendations for making the campus more accessible. An update this September listed 21 of those steps as complete. “Accessibility isn’t something that changes completely overnight,” Simpson said, “but we’ve had some major victories.” The steps address facets of campus life ranging from tests and classroom instruction to vending machines and language on campus signs. Simpson helped to provide faculty and staff with training on how to accommodate students with disabilities in their classes. It included videos, Simpson said, of students talking with faculty about how such things help them. “The students just got their chance to say an accommodation isn’t an advantage,” Simpson said. “It’s really just a way to even the playing field.” Another campus office, the Academic Achievement and Access Center, has reserved a room in Strong Hall this semester for students with a need for reduced distraction, additional time or other accommodations while taking tests. It includes furniture designed for students who use wheelchairs, as well. Previously, — Kansas University reporter Matt ErickSimpson said, the 700 or Making it easier With more than half of son can be reached at 832-6388. Follow so requests for test achim at Twitter.com/LJW_KU. commodations each se- the 49 recommendations

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Dr. Carolyn Johnson, of Lawrence, removed her left ovary by misTOPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Officials take. A jury awarded representing doctors Miller $400,000 for and hospitals on Friday pain and suffering, but said the state needs to that was knocked back increase the $250,000 down to $250,000 becap for noneconomic cause of the cap, which damages to victims of was set in 1988. Slaughter said if the medical malpractice but take its time doing amount of the cap isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t increased, the it. state Supreme â&#x20AC;&#x153;That is Court may take p r o b a b l y another look at something we the issue. are going to In the 5-2 have to do in decision, Justhe next couple tice Dan Biles, of years, to adCOURTS writing for the dress the admajority, said equacy of the cap,â&#x20AC;? said Jerry Slaugh- the failure to increase ter, executive director the cap in more than of the Kansas Medical 20 years was troubling, but imposing a limit on Society. His comments were noneconomic damages made during a meeting â&#x20AC;&#x153;furthers the objecof the Health Care Sta- tive of reducing and bilization Fund Over- stabilizing insurance premiums by providsight Committee. In October, the Kan- ing predictability and sas Supreme Court, eliminating the posin a Douglas County sibility of large nondamages case, upheld the con- economic stitutionality of the awards.â&#x20AC;? But opponents of the $250,000 cap on what are called noneconom- cap say it infringes on ic damages, or gener- the basic right of a trial ally pain and suffering. by jury under the KanThe case dealt with sas Constitution. After the ruling, the Amy Miller of Eudora, who in 2002 went in AARP, Kansas AFL-CIO for surgery for removPlease see CAP, page 4A al of her right ovary. By Scott Rothschild

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An Oklahoma woman is being held on a $50,000 bond after being charged with desecration of a human corpse connected to the death of her mother, a 79-year-old former Lawrence woman. Shelly D. Maytubby of Eufala, Okla., was arrested Tuesday after police found the body of Erlene McCune Maytubby wrapped in a sheet in Maytubbyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s garage. According to Oklahoma authorities, Maytubby signed McCune â&#x20AC;&#x201D; who suffered from dementia â&#x20AC;&#x201D; out of The Windsor assisted living facility in Lawrence on Sept. 12. Several weeks ago, McCuneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family contacted Oklahoma police, concerned about the womanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s whereabouts. Police questioned Maytubby, who told them her mother had run off with a truck driver named â&#x20AC;&#x153;Santa Claus.â&#x20AC;? Police continued to investigate, finding McCuneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s body Tuesday.

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BESSIE SWAIN, LEFT, OF HOLTON, and her daughter Ruth Swain, of Lawrence, will have embroidered tea towels, blankets and other crafted items at todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lawrence Parks and Recreation Holiday Extravaganza. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Building 21.

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Stakes are high in the current federal tax debate By Dolph C. Simons Jr.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lame duckâ&#x20AC;? legislative sessions, facing tight time deadlines, whether at the state or national level, do not provide the best political environment in which to conduct serious discussions or shape long-lasting laws and policies. Those serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have known for years that if the 2001 and 2003 federal tax provisions are not extended and a variety of other tax provisions are allowed to lapse, the nation and most of its citizens face the likelihood of plunging over a â&#x20AC;&#x153;fiscal cliff.â&#x20AC;? According to the Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and Urban Institute, 90 percent of American households will face higher taxes in 2013 if Congress and President Obama are not able to agree on a deficit reduction plan. Tax increases are scheduled to come about because the various tax cuts were approved on a temporary basis due to end on Jan. 2, 2013, roughly four weeks from now.

The American public, as well as the welfare of the nation itself, now are in the middle of a massive political game with President Obama, a number of Democratic senators playing hardball and the Republicancontrolled House. The debt crisis and how to keep the economy afloat are the critical issues. Obama and his fellow Democrats say the first step in trying to solve the problem is to raise taxes. Republicans say they, too, want to help bring about a solution, but that if taxes are to be raised, there must be an even greater level of cuts in federal spending to make a meaningful dent in the growing national debt. Democrats say tax hikes must be approved this year and that any cuts in federal entitlement programs will be put off until sometime next year. Republicans say â&#x20AC;&#x153;no wayâ&#x20AC;? and that federal spending cuts must be detailed before they OK tax hikes. Neither side wants to budge, although all lawmakers realize they must take reasoned, positive action to avert a very serious situation. The big question

is whether this â&#x20AC;&#x153;serious situationâ&#x20AC;? is sufficiently serious to force the various players to cut a deal that meets opposing viewpoints somewhere in the middle. Unfortunately, this all is taking place after a heated presidential campaign, and the fallout from the election certainly is playing a big role.

COMMENTARY Obama and his followers in the Senate won the White House for another four years and retained their majority in the Senate. To the winner belong the spoils, and they see no reason they should have to compromise on how they intend to avoid falling off the fiscal cliff. They want tax hikes now and say they will consider spending cuts next year. Republicans still control the House and, due to Obama failing to measure up on many promises and pledges he made in his 2008 election bid, along with the adamant stance of 30 or more Democratic senators

      

  

        

                



                          



saying they will not agree to any cuts in major federal entitlement spending programs, it is difficult for GOP House members to agree to tax increases at this time and accept a goodfaith proposal by Democrats to consider spending cuts next year. Some might fear the Democrats offer a bait-and-switch proposal. Others might suggest Obama believes this is the time to force the issue and, in the process, crumble any GOP unity in the House. Also, the manner in which Democrats are staging this battle could be a tip-off to how they intend to conduct affairs for the next four years in partisan legislative battles and the use of executive power. If Obama is able to split the GOP in this debate, there is every reason to believe he will intensify efforts in future contentious legislative negotiations. He has said he intends to change America and obviously plans to follow through on this pledge. He is on the attack on the tax hike issue, scheduling campaign-style stops around the country to rally support for

the Democratic plan and urging citizens to flood the offices of GOP lawmakers with calls for them to approve his tax plan. Now is not the time to play chicken or see which side is the first to blink. Granted, Obama won the presidency and, again, to the victor belong the spoils, but there are times when it seems much more can be accomplished when a winner tries to come close to meeting the wishes of those who didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t win. Such an approach often pays off in the long run and for the benefit of all parties. It will be interesting to see whether Democrats continue to try to win a knuckles-down arm wrestling contest or offer a genuine compromise that is best for the country. Unfortunately, it appears the game rules have been set by Obama, Sen. Harry Reid, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and the 30 hardcore Democrats who say they will not budge on any entitlement cuts. Once more, to the victor belong the spoils, but consider what the â&#x20AC;&#x153;spoilsâ&#x20AC;? may be in this case.


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Mo. lottery winners want to live normally By Maria Sudekum Associated Press

DEARBORN, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; To announce one of the biggest events of their lives together, Cindy and Mark Hill returned to the place where it all began â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the high school where they became sweethearts in the 1970s. Surrounded by family and friends, the two were introduced Friday as winners in this weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s huge Powerball lottery â&#x20AC;&#x201D; an extraordinary stroke of luck that gives them half of the $588 million jackpot. The nostalgic high school homecoming seemed to reflect the coupleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hopes of staying true to their roots and living simply, at least as simply as possible for winners of one of the biggest lottery prizes in history. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will still be going down to the corner cafe for breakfast or fish day. I can guarantee you,â&#x20AC;? Cindy Hill said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You know itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just us. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just normal human beings. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re as common as anybody. We just have a little bit more money.â&#x20AC;? The Hills, who have three grown sons and a 6-year-old daughter, said they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t play the lottery regularly. They spent $10 on five tickets with random numbers. The result: After taxes, they will take home a lump sum of $136.5 million. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re still stunned by whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s happened,â&#x20AC;? said Hill, a former office manager who was laid off in 2010. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s surreal.â&#x20AC;? The other winning tick-

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MARK AND CINDY HILL HOLD A POWERBALL CHECK Friday with three of their four children, from left, Jarod, Cody and 6-year-old Jaiden in Dearborn, Mo. et was sold in Fountain Hills, Ariz., near Phoenix. No one has come forward with it yet, lottery officials said. Joining the Hills at the news conference were their children, with the youngest, Jaiden, sitting on her fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lap clutching a black stuffed horse. She was adopted from China five years ago. When asked what she wanted for Christmas, the little girl said simply: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pony.â&#x20AC;? Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s news conference made official what just about everyone in the town of 500 north of Kansas City already knew, thanks in part to a Facebook posting by Mark Hill, said their son Cody. At first, the elder Hill told his son about the winning ticket but instructed

him not to share the news with anyone. Cody Hill said he went to work and heard people commenting about how one of the winning tickets came from a local store. He said nothing. But then a relative told him to look at his dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Facebook page, where his father had announced the familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s good fortune. Cindy Hill, sounding cautious and a little concerned about the windfall, said they have no immediate plans to move out of their single-story ranch house on a quiet cul-desac. But they will have more free time. Mark Hill quit his job as a mechanic Thursday. His wife, who missed a scheduled job interview on the same day, has no plans to keep

looking for work. Instead, she plans to focus on their daughter. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Right now, sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s our most important thing,â&#x20AC;? Cindy Hill said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And we want her to have normal things. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Christmastime, and we want to be home. ... We want everything normal.â&#x20AC;? Mark Hill said the adjustment in the family income hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t quite sunk in yet. He had to buy some small things Thursday when the family was in Jefferson City waiting for the Missouri Lottery to validate their ticket. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had to get like toothpaste and stuff like that, and I found myself at the store still looking at the price of stuff,â&#x20AC;? he said. Some of the money will go toward travel, perhaps back to China for another

adoption or â&#x20AC;&#x153;wherever the wind takes us,â&#x20AC;? Cindy Hill said. They also will help relatives, including establishing college funds for their grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Mark Hill has his eye on a red Camaro. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that big of a Powerball, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to get people coming out of the woodwork, some of them might not be too sane,â&#x20AC;? Cindy Hill said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have to protect our family and grandkids.â&#x20AC;? She said the family will also be contributing to charities, including a scholarship fund in the local school district in her fatherin-lawâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name. And they hope to continue advocating for adoption, which is â&#x20AC;&#x153;very big with us.â&#x20AC;? The jackpot was the second-largest in U.S. history and set off a nationwide buying frenzy. At one point, tickets were selling at nearly 130,000 a minute. Before Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drawing, the jackpot had rolled over 16 consecutive times without anyone hitting the jackpot. In a Mega Millions drawing in March, three ticket buyers shared a $656 million jackpot, the largest lottery payout of all time. Cindy Hill said whatever is ahead for them, the family plans to use the winnings wisely. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want to say too that God blessed us with this. And for some reason, he put it in our hands, I think, to make sure that it goes to the right things,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we were blessed before we ever won this.â&#x20AC;?

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and Kansas Advocates for Better Care issued a statement, saying, â&#x20AC;&#x153;A one-sizefits-all cap is no substitute for the wisdom of a citizen jury.â&#x20AC;? Just two months before the Kansas decision, the Missouri Supreme Court struck down a cap on damages in that state. In that 4-3 ruling, the Missouri court said that stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s $350,000 cap was â&#x20AC;&#x153;unconstitutional to the extent that it infringes on the juryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s constitutionally protected purpose of determining the amount of damages sustained by an injured party.â&#x20AC;? Tom Bell, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas Hospital Association, said he supported an increase in the cap in Kansas. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We just need to figure out what that amount is, and go about doing it,â&#x20AC;? he said. Bell and Slaughter praised the Kansas courtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision, saying it helped stabilize the health care system. Bell said the ruling will help Kansas recruit doctors and researchers. Slaughter said the Medical Society wanted to bring in stakeholders and discuss the cap through 2013 and provide legislators with a proposal to increase it in 2014. Dick Bond, chairman of the Health Care Stabilization Fund Oversight Committee, said he hoped the cap could be increased as soon as possible, â&#x20AC;&#x153;otherwise youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to be back in court again.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

After a two-year hiatus, longtime Lawrence resident and financial professional Rob Chestnut is seeking a return to the City Commission. Chestnut on Friday officially filed to run for a seat on the Lawrence City Commission in the upcoming April elections. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have a lot of public projects that are being considered or already have been approved in the city,â&#x20AC;? Chestnut said, mentioning the Chestnut proposed recreation center, the library expansion and a possible bond issue by the school district. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to make sure we are spending enough time on the core services, like police, fire, water, sewer and public works. I call them the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;have-toâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; They are things you have to do.â&#x20AC;? Chestnut, 51, served on the commission from 2007 to 2011, and was mayor for the 2009-2010 term. Chestnut said he did not seek re-election two years ago because he was in the midst of changing jobs. He previously was the chief financial officer for Lawrence-based Allen Press and now is the CFO for Topeka-based Nationwide Learning, a company that produces writingbased learning products for elementary schools. Keeping an eye on the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s budget will be a major point of emphasis, if elected, Chestnut said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I spent a lot of time in my first term learning to understand the city budget, and I think I have a good skill set for that,â&#x20AC;? said Chestnut, who grew up in Lawrence and gradKPHQ /,%(57< +$// CEEGUUKDKNKV[

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TOPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The leader of the Kansas Hospital Association said Friday that the state needs to take a serious look at expanding Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The bottom line for us is, frankly, we think it presents an opportunity to the state to look at some additional funding for a program that is already under-funded,â&#x20AC;? said Tom Bell, president of the Kansas Hospital Association. Gov. Sam Brownback, a conservative Republican, has said he is studying the issue. Several conservative Republican governors have rejected the option out of hand. Bell said his association is working with Brownback on the issue. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What we have tried to do, knowing the governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s caution, which is reasonable, is to try to work with the administration and help answer the questions that the state needs to answer,â&#x20AC;? Bell said. Currently, Medicaid provides health care coverage to about 380,000 Kansans, with the largest portion of them â&#x20AC;&#x201D; about

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Kansas Legal Services ON THE STREET office closing in Lawrence By Adam Strunk

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What was your favorite part of the Kansas University volleyball match? Asked at Allen Fieldhouse

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Lon Dehnert, assistant dean of the KU School of Education, Lawrence â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everything. Good hits and good defense. I love volleyball.â&#x20AC;?

Lynn Lamb, general contractor, Lenexa â&#x20AC;&#x153;I liked the competitiveness of it. Just seeing young people do their thing.â&#x20AC;?

Jenni Carlson, nuclear medicine technologist, Olathe â&#x20AC;&#x153;KU winning.â&#x20AC;?

Terry Maple, works for the state, Topeka â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heck, we won. The size of the crowd and the energy in the fieldhouse.â&#x20AC;?

By Shaun Hittle

sdhittle@ljworld.com

State budget cuts are forcing Kansas Legal Services, which provides help to low-income Kansans, to close its branch office in Lawrence at the end of this year, officials said Friday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will strive to minimize the impact felt on the community but know that our diminished presence will mean a greater strain on the courts and the bar,â&#x20AC;? said Bethany Roberts, managing attorney. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are committed to trying to locate additional funding and hope to reopen the office at some

point in the future,â&#x20AC;? she said. In 2011, Kansas Legal Services assisted 1,673 clients in Douglas and Jefferson counties. The KLS office in Topeka will remain open and available to provide services to clients in Douglas and Jefferson counties, Roberts said. Roberts said KLS lost contracts with the state to help move people from state assistance to federal assistance. Two of those contracts were worth a total of nearly $1 million, she said. Last year, KLS closed a field office in Garden City because of a lack of funding. Lawrence attorney

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a 31-year-old Lawrence man charged with firing a gun in February outside an apartment in northern Lawrence. James C. Benimon II failed to appear at a hearing Thursday in Douglas County District Court. Benimon faces charges of criminal discharge of a firearm and criminal possession of a firearm by a felon. Benimon is accused of firing several shots from one car into another the evening of Feb. 8 outside an apartment in the 1300 block of Michigan Way, near Second and Michigan streets. Benimon had been free after posting a $25,000 bond. Benimon was also indicted in August in federal court for failing to register as a sex offender after being

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â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.

Texting while driving: Three

DUI: One A 25-year-old Lawrence Several law enforcement man was arrested Thursday agencies also conducted a night in the 300 block of Fake ID 101 operation at 27 Michigan Street after alleg- area bars Thursday night. edly firing an assault rifle on Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a breakdown of numerous occasions. citations issued:

Minor in possession: 14 Miguel Ayala was arrested

Possession of fake shortly before midnight identification: Six Thursday and was charged

Urinating in public: One in Douglas County District Six area bars were cited Court with criminal discharge of a firearm, criminal posses- during the operation for sion of a firearm, distributing serving minors, including:

Cielito Lindo: Five drugs and possession of drug counts paraphernalia. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s being

Quintonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bar & Deli: held on a $26,800 bond. Four counts According to Lawrence

Saintâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s: Two counts Police Sgt. Trent McKinley,

Bullwinkleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Shots and officers responded to the 300 block of Michigan Street the Hawk: One count each. twice, both times after receiving a report of gunMan recovering after shots outside a residence. On bicycle accident the first call, about 10 p.m. Thursday, police didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t locate A 64-year-old former any shell casings. Cordley School custodian is However, when they still hospitalized but making returned at 11:30, officers progress in his recovery found spent shell casings from a November collision from a rifle outside a home. between the manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bicycle When police arrived, the and a SUV, said a close occupants of the home shut friend. the lights off. An occupant Donald Varnau was taken eventually came to the door, by air ambulance to Kansas and after talking with that University Hospital after person, police determined suffering critical injuries Ayala twice had fired several when he collided Nov. 14 rounds from an assault rifle with an SUV near 11th and outside the home. Kentucky streets. Police seized guns and a â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was really bad, but â&#x20AC;&#x153;significant amount of drugsâ&#x20AC;? thanks to the quick response from the home. An infant by first responders and outwas present when officers standing care at KU Hospital, arrived and was turned over I can tell you that Don is proto a relative not involved in gressing and hopefully will Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s incident. totally recover in time,â&#x20AC;? said friend Beckie Wendland. Police issue tickets Varnau â&#x20AC;&#x201D; who retired Lawrence Public in holiday campaign from Schools in 2011 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; is exLawrence Police Depart- pected to transfer to Lawment issued more than 200 rence Memorial Hospital for tickets last week during a further rehabilitation, she weeklong Kansas Thankssaid. Wendland credited giving Traffic Enforcement Varnauâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wearing of a helCampaign. met with saving his life. The campaign â&#x20AC;&#x201D; which The driver of the SUV is funded by a grant from that hit Varnau was not the Kansas Department of ticketed and did not show Transportation â&#x20AC;&#x201D; ran from any signs of impairment, Nov. 19 to Nov. 25. according to police. Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a breakdown of the tickets issued: Eudora hires new

Adult seat belt: 200 police chief

Child and teen seat belt: Four The city of Eudora has

Other citations/arrests: hired Park City Police Chief 22

Krystal McCracken and David Mills, Lawrence, a boy, Thursday. Jaimes and Lauren Perez, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday. Levi and Brenna Stebbins Quick, Overbrook, a boy, Thursday. Brandon and Angela Brown, Oskaloosa, a girl, Friday.

Bill Edwards to be the Eudora Police Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new chief, according to a news release issued Friday afternoon. Edwards â&#x20AC;&#x201D; who served as a major in the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department until 2007 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; was selected out of more than 100 candidates, said Eudora City Administrator John Harrenstein. Park City is a suburb of Wichita. Edwards is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement and will replace David Burger, who served as interim chief after former Eudora Police Chief Grady Walker resigned Sept. 7. Edwards will start his new job Dec. 17. Jason Hoover, executive president of Kaw Valley State Bank in Eudora, took part in a citizen interview panel that met with Edwards last week. Hoover said he was impressed after meeting Edwards. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Billâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s resume and experience speaks for itself. After meeting him in person, I am confident he is the right man for the job and our community in the role of police chief,â&#x20AC;? he said.

released from a Kansas prison in June 2011. Benimon had served nearly 10 years in prison for a Wyandotte County conviction for aggravated indecent solicitation of a child under the age of 14. Jim Cross, a spokesman for the U.S. District Attorneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office, said Benimon failed to register as a sex offender when he moved to North Dakota following his release. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: â&#x20AC;˘ Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t identify them by name. â&#x20AC;˘ The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. â&#x20AC;˘ Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. â&#x20AC;˘ Holdups and robberies.

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David J. Brown was disappointed to hear about the closing, and he commended the work the local branch has done over the years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The attorneys for Kansas Legal Services have been some of the most dedicated to helping people in need that Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve seen. The cases they handle are messy and difficult because their clientsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; needs are so great,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Loss of this service will have a negative impact on low-income families and children in our community.â&#x20AC;?

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This summer, crews from Sunflower Paving were tearing out and replacing curbing along Sixth Street. After they completed their work, tall weeds grew in the bare dirt left behind. Now, it appears that grass seed and straw have been thrown on top, but the weeds remain. Who is responsible for this: the city or Sunflower Paving?

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Roger Steinbrock, a marketing supervisor for the city, says that Sunflower Paving is responsible and that they plan to remove all weeds and reseed any bare areas next spring.

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Congress may scrap $1 bill By Kevin Freking Associated Press

to save money by changing the money itself. The Mint is preparing a report for Congress showing how changes in the metal content of coins could save money. The last time the government made major metallurgical changes in U.S. coins was nearly 50 years ago when Congress directed the Mint to remove silver from dimes and quarters and to reduce its content in half dollar coins. Now, Congress is looking at new changes in response to rising prices for copper and nickel. At a House subcommittee hearing Thursday, the focus was on two approaches:

Moving to less expensive combinations of metals like steel, aluminum and zinc.

 Gradually taking dollar bills out of the economy and replacing them with coins. The GAOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lorelei St. James told the House Financial Services panel it would take several years for the benefits of switching from paper bills to dollar coins to catch up with

the cost of making the change. Equipment would have to be bought or overhauled and more coins would have to be produced upfront to replace bills as they are taken out of circulation. But over the years, the savings would begin to accrue, she said, largely because a $1 coin could stay in circulation for 30 years while paper bills have to be replaced every four or five years on average. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We continue to believe that replacing the note with a coin is likely to provide a financial benefit to the government,â&#x20AC;? said St. James, who added that such a change would work only if the note were completely eliminated and the public educated about the benefits of the switch. Even the $1 coinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most ardent supporters recognize that they havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been popular. Philip Diehl, former director of the Mint, said there was a huge demand for the Sacagawea dollar coin when production began in 2001, but as time wore on, people stayed with what they knew best.

WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201D; American consumers have shown about as much appetite for the $1 coin as kids do their spinach. They may not know whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best for them either. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills entirely and replacing them with dollar coins could save taxpayers some $4.4 billion over the next 30 years. Vending machine operators have long championed the use of $1 coins because they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t jam the machines, cutting down on Susan Walsh/AP Photo repair costs and lost sales. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WAVES after speaking Friday at the Rodon Group, which But most people donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seem manufactures more than 95 percent of the parts for Kâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;NEX Brands toys, pictured to like carrying them. In behind him, in Hatfield, Pa. The visit comes as the White House continues a week the past five years, the U.S. of public outreach efforts while also attempting to negotiate a deal to surmount the Mint has produced 2.4 bilfiscal cliff with congressional leaders. lion Presidential $1 coins. Most are stored by the Federal Reserve, and production was suspended about a year ago. The latest projection from the Government Accountability Office on the potential savings from switching to dollar coins entirely comes as lawmakBy Jim Kuhnhenn beginning in January if the holiday season. The ers begin exploring new Associated Press Washington doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t act to company manufactures ways for the government stop it, but gave a gloomy parts for Kâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;NEX Brands, a HATFIELD, PA. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Presi- assessment of the talks so construction toy company dent Barack Obama ar- far. whose products include gued Friday that allowing â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a stalemate. Tinkertoy, Kâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;NEX BuildBUSINESS AT A GLANCE taxes to rise for the mid- Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not kid ourselves,â&#x20AC;? ing Sets and Angry Birds dle class would amount Boehner said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Right now, Building Sets. The road to a â&#x20AC;&#x153;lump of coalâ&#x20AC;? for weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re almost nowhere.â&#x20AC;? trip was part of a dual Christmas,â&#x20AC;? while RepubObamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s speech came a White House strategy of

Separate accidents lican House Speaker John day after his administra- having the presidentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Boehner declared that ne- tion proposed nearly $1.6 team meet with members at two West Virginia coal gotiations to surmount a trillion in new tax revenue of Congress while Obama operations Friday left one looming fiscal cliff are go- over 10 years, $600 billion travels the country to worker dead, two others By Martin Crutsinger ber, the underlying trend ing â&#x20AC;&#x153;almost nowhere.â&#x20AC;? in savings from changes pressure Congress to act. injured and a fourth worker Associated Press is weak,â&#x20AC;? said Paul Dales, Obama took his case to in mandatory spending The president joked missing, company and senior U.S. economist at an audience in a Philadel- programs including Medi- that heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s keeping his own state mine safety officials WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Ameri- Capital Economics. phia suburb, saying that care, and $200 billion in â&#x20AC;&#x153;naughty and nice listâ&#x20AC;? for said. cans cut back on spendThe depressed spendAn electrician was killed this move would present spending ranging from members of Congress â&#x20AC;&#x201D; ing last month while their ing figures suggest that the a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Scrooge Christmasâ&#x20AC;? for public works projects to and only some would get a when he became caught income remained flat. The economy is growing more millions of wage-earners. help for the unemployed Kâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;NEX set for Christmas. between a scoop and a weakness in part reflected slowly in the OctoberSpeaking at a toy factory, and struggling homeownAdministration officials continuous mining machine disruptions from Super- December quarter than it the president said Repub- ers, according to adminis- said the White House of- around 1:30 a.m. at the storm Sandy that could did in the July-September licans should extend ex- tration officials. fer, presented to Hill Re- Pocahontas Mine A White slow economic growth for quarter. Consumer spendisting Bush-era tax rates Republicans rejected publicans by Treasury Buck Portal near Rupert ing drives nearly 70 perthe rest of the year. for households earning the offer as unreasonable. Secretary Tim Geithner, in Greenbrier County, said The Commerce Depart- cent of economic activity. $250,000 or less, while al- Republicans have said constituted much of what Leslie Fitzwater of the state Dales predicts U.S. ecoment said Friday that conlowing increases to kick in they are open to new tax Obama has previously Office of Minersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Health sumer spending dropped nomic growth will tumble for the wealthy. revenue but not higher suggested in budget pro- Safety and Training. 0.2 percent in October. from the 2.7 percent annual The mine is owned by On Capitol Hill, rates. posals and during the It was the weakest figure rate in the July-September White Buck Coal Co. Boehner argued that Obama said he believed campaign. since May, and it compared quarter to a weak 1 percent Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s latest offer â&#x20AC;&#x201D; to both parties â&#x20AC;&#x153;can and will Under the administrawith a 0.8 percent spending in the October-December raise revenue by $1.6 tril- work togetherâ&#x20AC;? to reach an tionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plan, the new tax revperiod. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s too low to increase in September. lion over the next decade agreement to get its long- enue would include $950 Income had risen 0.4 lower the unemployment â&#x20AC;&#x201D; would be a â&#x20AC;&#x153;crippling term deficit under control billion generated by raisDow Industrials rate, now at 7.9 percent. percent in September. blowâ&#x20AC;? to an economy that â&#x20AC;&#x153;in a way thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s balanced ing taxes on families with +3.76, 13,025.58 Even discounting the Work interruptions is still struggling to find and is fair.â&#x20AC;? incomes over $250,000 Nasdaq caused by the storm re- effects of Sandy, income its footing. The Ohio ReObama spoke at the and by closing certain tax duced wages and salaries and spending gains would â&#x20AC;&#x201D;1.79, 3,010.24 publican told reporters Rodon Group manufac- loopholes. The remainder in October by about $18 have been meager. Income S&P 500 he would continue work- turing facility, showcas- would be achieved through billion at an annual rate, would have risen a still+0.23, 1,416.18 ing with Obama to avoid ing the company as an an overhaul of the tax systhe government said. The weak 0.1 percent. Spending hundreds of billions in tax example of a business tem next year and would 30-Year Treasury storm affected 24 states, would have been essentialincreases and spending that depends on middle- not become effective until â&#x20AC;&#x201D;0.01, 2.79% with the most severe dam- ly flat, Dales estimated. cuts that will take effect class consumers during 2014. Corn (Chicago) After-tax income adage in New York and New justed for inflation fell 0.1 Jersey. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;6 cents, $7.53 Consumers may also percent in October. And Soybeans (Chicago) be scaling back on spend- spending, when adjusted +9.25 cents, $14.39 ing because of fears about for inflation, dropped 0.3 Wheat (Kansas City) the â&#x20AC;&#x153;fiscal cliff.â&#x20AC;? Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the percent â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the biggest such â&#x20AC;&#x201D;19.75 cents, $8.98 name for automatic tax decline in three years. Oil (New York) The saving rate edged increases and spending +84 cents, $88.91 cuts that will take effect up slightly to 3.4 percent Gold in January if Congress and of after-tax income in Octhe Obama administration tober, compared with 3.3 â&#x20AC;&#x201D;$16.80, $1,712.70 By Ben Feller and Julie Pace did not intend to stay for nominees not just on their fail to strike a budget deal percent in September. Silver Associated Press a second term but he has merits, the officials said, Many economists say by then. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;$1.15, $33.28 never publicly discussed but on how well their styles â&#x20AC;&#x153;The upshot is that al- growth will rebound in Platinum WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Presi- the timing of his depar- and philosophy mesh with though both incomes and the New Year once the dent Barack Obama could ture, widely thought to other members of the Cabiâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;$14.90, $1,604.60 spending will probably rebuilding phase begins in name his next defense be down the road in 2013. net who will hold overlapbounce back in Novem- the Northeast. secretary in December, far Yet Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s thinking on ping portfolios. sooner than expected and Panettaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s replacement has That is particularly true by Scott Adams perhaps in a high-pow- quietly advanced, aided for the leaders of state and DILBERT ered package announce- by a strong list of candi- defense. 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U.S. struggles to get Israel, Palestinians to talks WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Obama administration sought Friday to direct Israel and the Palestinians back toward direct peace talks, even as the two sides and much of the world seemed to be ignoring the U.S. attempts at leadership on a Mideast peace strategy. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met senior Israeli and Palestinian officials Friday, with each side locked in a pattern of actions that the United States had expressly warned against: the Palestinians winning U.N. recognition of their claim to a state on Thursday and the Israelis retaliating Friday by approving 3,000 new homes on Israeli-occupied territory. The administration has campaigned for nearly two years to prevent the Palestinian action at the United Nations, fearful it would anger Israel so much that the resumption of direct talks between the Jewish state and Palestinians would be impossible. The administration remains concerned as well that statehood could mean International Criminal Court action against Israeli soldiers for their conduct in Palestinian or disputed territory â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a scenario Washington believes would greatly debilitate peace hopes.

Israel moves to build 3,000 settlement homes By Aron Heller and Karin Laub Associated Press

JERUSALEM â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Israel responded swiftly Friday to U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, revealing it will build 3,000 more homes for Jews on Israelioccupied lands that the world body overwhelmingly said belong to the Palestinians. The plans also include future construction in a strategic area of the West Bank where critics have long warned that Jewish settlements would kill hopes for a viable Palestinian state. Israelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s moves served as a harsh reminder to Palestinians â&#x20AC;&#x201D; euphoric over the U.N. upgrade â&#x20AC;&#x201D; that while they now have a state on paper, most of it remains very much under Israeli control. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a doomsday scenario,â&#x20AC;? Daniel Seidemann of Ir Amim, a group that promotes coexistence in Jerusalem, said of the building plans. Israelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision was bound to embarrass the United States, which was among just nine countries in the 193-member General Assembly to vote against accepting Palestine as a nonmember observer state. Accelerated settlement construction could also set a more confrontational tone as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas weighs his next moves. In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland

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A PALESTINIAN PROTESTER holds a placard Friday in front of Israeli soldiers during a demonstration in the West Bank village of al-Masara near Bethlehem marking the recognition of a sovereign Palestinian state by the United Nations. On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly voted 138-9 with 41 countries abstaining to upgrade the Palestinian status at the world organization to a nonmember state. criticized the Israeli announcement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These actions are counterproductive and make it harder to resume direct negotiations or achieve a two-state solution,â&#x20AC;? she said. Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision was taken by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and eight senior Cabinet ministers, according to the Israeli news website Ynet. The plans include 3,000 new apartments in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, as well as preparations for new construction in other large West Bank settlements, including Maaleh Adumim, near east Jerusalem, said an Israeli government official. Among the projects is an expansion of Maaleh Adumim, known as E-1, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not

authorized to discuss the decision with reporters. Successive U.S. administrations have pressured Israel not to build in E-1 because it would effectively cut off east Jerusalem from the West Bank, and split the northern part of the territory from the southern part. Israel has said in the past it envisions 3,500 apartments there. â&#x20AC;&#x153;E-1 will be the death of the two-state solution,â&#x20AC;? said Seidemann, referring to the establishment of a state of Palestine alongside Israel. Tzipi Livni, Israelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s former foreign minister and chief negotiator with the Palestinians, warned that â&#x20AC;&#x153;the decision to build thousands of housing units as punishment to the Palestinians only punishes Israel ... (and) only isolates Israel further.â&#x20AC;?

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MIAMI â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season that spawned the destruction of Sandy and Isaac has come to an end as one for the record books. There were 19 named storms in what meteorologists consider an aboveaverage year that tied as being the third most-active season since 1851. The season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30., although tropical storms can and do sometimes develop outside those dates. Even without a so-called major storm reaching the U.S., there was plenty of damage. A storm is classed as major once it becomes a Category 3 hurricane, with top sustained winds of 111 miles per hour and more. Seven years have now gone by without a major hurricane making U.S. landfall, the longest stretch on record. Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center, said a persistent jet stream pattern has steered storms away from the U.S. in recent years. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough to keep away Sandy, which morphed from hurricane to superstorm as it slammed into the New Jersey coast in October and wreaked havoc across the Northeast. It left millions without power and killed at least 125 people in the U.S. and 71 in the Caribbean. The storm is estimated to have caused about $62 billion in damage and other losses in the U.S.,

most of it in New York and New Jersey. It is the second-costliest storm in U.S. history after 2005â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Isaac struck southern Louisiana in August on the eve of Hurricane Katrinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s seventh anniversary, swamping the Gulf Coast after trudging through the Gulf of Mexico and delaying the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Sandy combined with an early winter storm and blast of arctic air from the north to create a deadly brew meteorologists coined â&#x20AC;&#x153;Frankenstormâ&#x20AC;? and struck two days before Halloween. A somewhat similar phenomenon occurred with the so-called Perfect Storm off the coast of New England in 1991, but that storm did not strike a major metropolitan region like Sandy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This was certainly one for the record books,â&#x20AC;? Feltgen said. A typical hurricane season has 12 named storms, six of which become hurricanes and three major storms. This year 10 storms became hurricanes and just one a Category 3 or higher, though it remained in the Atlantic Ocean. Four storms in all made landfall, including Tropical Storm Beryl, which struck Jacksonville, Fla., with 75 miles per hour winds, the strongest tropical storm to strike the U.S. before hurricane season officially starts. Whether next yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hurricane season will bring another calamitous strike is still too early to predict.

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WHERE TO WRITE

Federal President Barack Obama White House, Washington, D.C. 20500; (202) 456-1111 Online comments: www.whitehouse.gov/contact/ U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R) Russell Senate Office Building, Courtyard 4 Washington, D.C. 20510; (202) 224-6521; Website: www.moran.senate.gov U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R) 109 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510; (202) 224-4774; Website: www.roberts.senate.gov U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-1st District) 126 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515; (202) 225-2715; Website: www.huelskamp.house.gov U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-2nd District) 1122 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515; (202) 225-6601; Website: www.lynnjenkins.house.gov U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-3rd District) 214 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515; (202) 225-2865; Website: www.yoder.house.gov U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-4th District) 107 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515; (202) 225-6216; Website: www.pompeo.house.gov

State Gov. Sam Brownback (R) Suite 212-S, State Capitol, Topeka 66612 (785) 296-3232 or (877) 579-6757 governor@state.ks.us Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) 1st Floor, 120 S.W. 10th Ave., Topeka 66612 (785) 296-4564; sos@sos. ks.gov Attorney General Derek Schmidt (R) 2nd Floor, 120 S.W. 10th Ave., Topeka 66612 (785) 296-2215; general @ksag.org Treasurer Ron Estes (R) 900 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 201, Topeka 66612 (785) 296-3171; ron@treasurer.ks.gov Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger (R) 420 S.W. Ninth St., Topeka 66612 (785) 296-3071 or (800) 432-2484 commissioner@ksinsurance.org

State Board of Education Janet Waugh, (D-District 1) 916 S. 57th Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66106 (913) 287-5165; JWaugh1052@aol.com Carolyn Wims-Campbell, (D-District 4) 3824 SE Illinois Ave., Topeka 66609 (785) 266-3798; campbell4kansasboe@verizon.net

Kansas Board of Regents 1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612; (785) 296-3421 www.kansasregents.org Ed McKechnie, Arcadia, chairman Christine Downey-Schmidt, Inman Mildred Edwards, Wichita Tim Emert, Independence Fred Logan Jr., Leawood Dan Lykins, Topeka Robba Moran, Hays Janie Perkins, Garden City Kenny Wilk, Lansing Andy Tompkins, president and CEO

GOP should let Obama go over cliff WASHINGTON — Why are Republicans playing the Democrats’ game that the “fiscal cliff” is all about taxation? House Speaker John Boehner already made the pre-emptive concession of agreeing to raise revenues. But the insistence on doing so by eliminating deductions without raising marginal rates is now the subject of fierce Republican infighting. Where is the other part of President Obama’s vaunted “balanced approach”? Where are the

Charles Krauthammer letters@charleskrauthammer. com

The objective is to ignite exactly the kind of internecine warfare on taxes now going on among Republicans. And to bury Grover Norquist.”

spending cuts, both discretionary and entitlement: Medicare, Medicaid and now Obamacare (the health care trio) and Social Security? Social Security is the easiest to solve. So you get a sense of the Democrats’ inclination to reform entitlements when Dick Durbin, the Senate Democrats’ No. 2, says

Social Security is off the table because it “does not add a penny to our deficit.” This is absurd. In 2012, Social Security adds $165 billion to the deficit. Democrats pretend that Social Security is covered through 2033 by its trust fund. Except that the trust fund is a fiction, a mere “bookkeeping” device, as the OMB itself has written. The trust fund’s IOUs “do not consist of real economic assets that can be drawn down in the future to fund benefits.” Future benefits “will have to be financed by raising taxes, borrowing from the public, or reducing benefits or other expenditures.” And draining the Treasury, as 10,000 baby boomers retire every day. Yet that’s off the table. And on Wednesday, the president threw down the gauntlet by demanding tax hikes now — with

spending cuts to come next year. Meaning, until after Republicans have fallen on their swords, given up the tax issue and forfeited their political leverage. Ronald Reagan once fell for a “tax now, cut later” deal that he later deeply regretted. Dems got the tax; he never got the cuts. Obama’s audacious new gambit is not a serious proposal to solve our fiscal problems. It’s a raw partisan maneuver meant to neuter the Republicans by getting them to cave on their signature issue as the hold-the-line party on taxes. The objective is to ignite exactly the kind of internecine warfare on taxes now going on among Republicans. And to bury Grover Norquist. I am not now, nor have ever been, a Norquistian. I don’t believe the current level of taxation is divinely ordained. Nor

do I believe in pledges of any kind. But Norquist is the only guy in town to consistently resist the tax-and-spend Democrats’ stampede for ever higher taxes to fund ever more reckless spending. The hunt for Norquist’s scalp is a key part of the larger partisan project to make the Republicans do a George H.W. Bush and renege on their heretofore firm stand on taxes. Bush never recovered. Why are the Republicans playing along? Because it is assumed that Obama has the upper hand. Unless Republicans acquiesce and get the best deal they can right now, tax rates will rise across the board on Jan. 1, and the GOP will be left without any bargaining chips. But what about Obama? If we all cliff dive, he gets to preside over yet another recession. It will wreck his second term.

Sure Republicans will get blamed. But Obama is never running again. He cares about his legacy. You think he wants a second term with a doubledip recession, 9 percent unemployment and a totally gridlocked Congress? Republicans have to stop playing as if they have no cards. Obama is claiming an electoral mandate to raise taxes on the top 2 percent. Perhaps, but remember those incessant campaign ads promising a return to the economic nirvana of the Clinton years? Well, George W. Bush cut rates across the board, not just for the top 2 percent. Going back to the Clinton rates means middle-class tax hikes that yield four times the revenue that you get from just the rich. So give Obama the full Clinton. Let him live with that. And with what also lies on the other side of the cliff: 28 million Americans newly subject to the ruinous alternative minimum tax. Republicans must stop acting like supplicants. If Obama so loves those Clinton rates, Republicans should say: Then go over the cliff and have them all. And add: But if you want a Grand Bargain, then deal. If we give way on taxes, we want, in return, serious discretionary cuts, clearly spelledout entitlement cuts and real tax reform. Otherwise, strap on your parachute, Mr. President. We’ll ride down together. — Charles Krauthammer is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

PUBLIC FORUM

Fiscal danger To the editor: There are dangers if the American government pays its bills by simply printing more money. The dollar could lose its status as the global reserve currency and, given the nature of today’s economy, once foreigners start to dump their greenbacks, Americans will face massive inflation. A year ago, a bipartisan group tried to develop a plan to avoid this catastrophe. They were unable to agree, but still wanting to show that Washington was serious about controlling its debt, they settled upon automatic cuts and the revocation of certain tax breaks that would take effect at year’s end. I was surprised then to read Mike Hoeflich’s flagwaving harangue about how this 12th-hour gesture at fiscal discipline would damage our military and harm the needy (Journal-World, Nov. 28). The U.S. spends more on defense than the combined military expenditures of all other major countries. Such fiscal profligacy has enriched the military-industrial complex but has weakened our country’s credit-worthiness. Indeed, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff claimed that the country’s precarious finances may be our greatest threat. And as a president from Kansas once suggested, every excess defense dollar deprives a senior citizen of a meal.

Defense cuts alone won’t balance the budget. Besides higher taxes, other programs will have to be cut to demonstrate our fiscal wellbeing. Then again, we could opt for the easy, short-term solution and continue to run the currency presses 24/7. When the day of fiscal reckoning finally does come, the cliff will surely be higher and more treacherous. We might be tempted then to use our military to help balance the books. Ray Finch, Lawrence

Another fight? To the editor: As the Civil War drew to a close, radical Republicans such as Pennsylvania Congressman Thaddeus Stevens wanted to punish the secessionists. They wanted to utterly destroy the Southern aristocracy. They bitterly blamed Southern leadership for the horrible loss of life and treasure during five years of war and wanted to hunt down and hang or imprison Southern civilian and military leaders. They wanted to take statehood away from seceded states, to confiscate rebel property, and divide the great plantations into 40-acre tracts to be distributed among the former slaves. Lincoln stood against them; he wanted union, to repair the bond between Americans. He did not live to see it, but Lincoln had his way. Rebel states were

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McCook 66/31 Oberlin 68/31

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Lincoln 61/30

Grand Island 62/34

Beatrice 60/34

Concordia 62/36

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and Kentucky streets. “The Sound of Music,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 New Hampshire St. Lawrence Jaycees Christmas Auction, 5 p.m., Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. Music program and supper to benefit Youthville of Kansas, 5 p.m., Vinland United Methodist Church, 1724 North 692 Road. Christmas in Cricket County comedy, 6:30 p.m., Historic Lecompton High School Auditorium, 630 Woodson. Tyler Ahlgren, 7 p.m., Gran-Daddy’s Q, 1447 W. 23rd St. Megan Leigh, 7 p.m., Dynamite Saloon, 721 Massachusetts St. The Crumpletons, 7 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Massachusetts St. “If the Whole Body Dies,” 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “The Sound of Music,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 New Hampshire St. KU School of Music Horn Ensemble Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “The Nutcracker,” Kansas City Ballet, 7:30 p.m., Kauffman Center, 17th and Wyandotte streets, Kansas City, Mo. The Dan Pem Quartet, 8 p.m., Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St. Handel’s “Messiah,” Kansas City Symphony, 8 p.m., Kauffman Center, 17th and Wyandotte streets, Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS GUARD ELIJAH JOHNSON (15) DEFENDS OREGON STATE GUARD AHMAD STARKS during the first half of the Jayhawks’ 84-78 victory over the Beavers on Friday night at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.

KU wins, but Self miffed by Jayhawks’ defense By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

KANSAS CITY, MO. — A few more points here and there, and Oregon State men’s basketball coach Craig Robinson would have received a congratulatory call from the White House late Friday night. Unranked and unheralded OSU, which hasn’t beaten a Top 10 team on the road in 36 years, threw a scare into Kansas University’s No. 10-rated Jayhawks before falling, 84-78, before 18,789 quiet fans in Sprint Center. The Beavers of the Pac-12, who are coached by President Obama’s brother-in-law, shredded KU’s defense in cutting a 14-point deficit to zero the first half and a 13-point deficit to three with under a minute to play in the game. “It all comes down to this: They guard the guy with the

KANSAS COACH BILL SELF PUTS HIS HEAD IN HIS HANDS after a Jayhawk turnover turned into a bucket for Oregon State during the second half. ball better than we guard their guy with the ball. We couldn’t guard No. 3, period,” KU coach Bill Self said of guard Ahmad Starks, who scored 25 points off 9-of-20 shooting, 7-of-13 from three.

“That’s something that obviously has to improve, or we’ll have to change how we play. We’ll have to start playing some zone or whatnot.” Zone? Yes, you read right. He said zone.

KU’s 10th-year coach, a disciple of man-to-man defense, was left to ponder putting his Jayhawks in a 2-3 zone after a game in which KU hit 60 percent of its shots, yet only won by six points. “We didn’t guard the ball,” Self said. “They didn’t score off their actions. They scored off us not being able to guard the ball, which is pretty important. We can’t blame it on our offense. We got the ball where we wanted it to go, we just didn’t do any good at stopping them.” Elijah Johnson, who has been battling a knee injury the past couple of weeks, had nine assists, four turnovers and six points in 28 minutes. “You saw tonight. He got whipped,” Self said. “I hate to say that. The point guard on their team gets 25. Ours gets six. That’s not all on him. Different guys were guarding him.

“That’s what’s frustrating. I don’t know where we go from there yet,” added Self, who tried Naadir Tharpe (no points, two turnovers, one assist, eight minutes), Rio Adams (two points, one assist, one turnover, four minutes) and walk-on Evan Manning (no stats in two minutes) at the backup point position. “We’ll try to figure a way to put us in a situation where the other team doesn’t feel so comfortable right now. He (Johnson) is doing some nice things, but he is not making plays on either end. That is frustrating. We are used to having some guys back there that can make some plays.” On Friday, KU, which received 15 points the first half from Ben McLemore (he finished with 21), was bailed out by senior Travis Releford,

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KU volleyball overcomes jitters, advances By Mike Strauss Special to the Journal-World

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM CELEBRATES a 3-1 victory over Cleveland State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.

NCAA Tournament jitters. Poor play. Quality opponent. Whatever you want to attribute it to — and all of those causes were mentioned by coaches and players — Kansas University came out flat in its first NCAA Volleyball Tournament appearance in seven years Friday night. The Jayhawks, playing in Allen Fieldhouse for just the second time this season, dropped the opening set to Cleveland State, 25-17, in front of a stunned crowd of 3,551, but rallied to win three straight sets and advance to the second round. “I was glad we got through the first set,” Kansas coach Ray Bechard said. “You never know how a team is going to react in a situation like that. Obviously, it wasn’t our best opening-set performance.

What is important is how we responded after that. We settled down a little bit. We just got sped up, and when we slowed down a little bit and got UP NEXT things under Who: Wichita control, we State (23-9) hit .400, .282 vs. Kansas and .438 in (26-6) the last three sets. We had When: 6:30 10 hitting er- tonight rors in the Where: Allen first set alone Fieldhouse and then had Video: five in the Streaming last three live and free c o m b i n e d . of charge at E v e r y b o d y NCAA.com just got a lit- or KUAthlettle better.” ics.com Losing the opening set was a position Kansas has not been in for some time. KU had won its opening set in each of its last five matches.

The Vikings, winners of 13 straight matches heading into the NCAA Tournament, came out strong and were not intimidated by the large crowd or the 11th-seeded Jayhawks en route to the easy first-set victory. “I was happy with how we played,” said Cleveland State coach Chuck Voss. “We weren’t overwhelmed with the environment, and I think a lot of teams would have been.” Kansas responded to the shocking first-set loss by posting a 25-10 victory in the second set, its most lopsided victory margin of the year. Kansas went on to win sets three and four to set up a second-round match with Wichita State. Match time is 6:30 p.m. today at Allen Fieldhouse. The Shockers rallied from a 2-0 deficit to Please see VOLLEYBALL, page 3B


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Stanford topples UCLA, 27-24 STANFORD, CALIF. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kevin Hogan has taken Stanford to a place Andrew Luck never could. Hogan threw for 155 yards and a touchdown and ran for 47 yards to help the eighth-ranked Cardinal beat No. 17 UCLA, 2724, in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night. As a defender barreled into him, Hogan hurled a 26-yard tying touchdown to Drew Terrell on third-and-15 early in the fourth quarter. Jordan Williamson kicked his second field goal from 36 yards with 6:49 remaining for the go-ahead score to seal Stanfordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first conference title since the 1999 season.

N. Illinois clips Kent in 2 OTs DETROIT (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns, including a two-yarder in the second overtime, and Demetrius Stoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s interception in the end zone gave No. 19 Northern Illinois a 44-37 victory over No. 18 Kent State in a stirring MidAmerican Conference championship game Friday night. Both teams were hoping a win would boost them into the top 16 of the BCS rankings and give them a berth in one of college footballâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s marquee bowls. Northern Illinois (12-1) dominated for much of the night, but the Golden Flashes (11-2) tied it at 34 in the final minute of regulation. Kent State trailed 27-13 earlier in the fourth before scoring two touchdowns in a 15-second span. It was 34-all at the end of regulation, and after the teams traded field goals in the first overtime, Northern Illinois needed only two plays to reach the end zone. A 23-yard run by Akeem Daniels set up Lynchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s final TD. Kent State reached the 9, but on fourth down, Spencer Keith had to scramble to his right and throw a desperation pass that was picked off by Stone in the end zone. Northern Illinois won its second straight MAC title, the first team to do that since Central Michigan in 2006-07. Lynch threw for 212 yards and ran for 160, but it almost wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough. Northern Illinoisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; three previous trips to the MAC title game were decided in the final minute, and this one took even longer. Down by two touchdowns, Kent State rallied in stunning fashion. Keithâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s five-yard touchdown run with 4:53 remaining in the fourth quarter capped a 96yard drive. It was the first MAC championship game to go to overtime.

SUMMARY No. 19 Northern Illinois 44, No. 18 Kent State 37, 2OT N. Illinois 3 14 10 7 3 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 44 Kent State 10 0 3 21 3 0 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 37 First Quarter Kent-Archer 15 run (Cortez kick), 8:57. Kent-FG Cortez 37, 5:06. NIU-FG Sims 27, :14. Second Quarter NIU-Mart.Moore 14 pass from Lynch (Sims kick), 11:03. NIU-Daniels 1 run (Sims kick), 5:53. Third Quarter Kent-FG Cortez 24, 10:46. NIU-Lynch 1 run (Sims kick), 7:26. NIU-FG Sims 29, 2:38. Fourth Quarter Kent-Keith 5 run (Cortez kick), 4:53. Kent-Hitchens 22 fumble return (Cortez kick), 4:38. NIU-Lynch 9 run (Sims kick), 3:12. Kent-Erjavec 19 pass from Keith (Cortez kick), :44. First Overtime Kent-FG Cortez 33. NIU-FG Sims 40. Second Overtime NIU-Lynch 2 run (Sims kick). A-18,132. NIU Kent First downs 25 17 Rushes-yards 56-312 42-70 Passing 212 190 Comp-Att-Int 19-34-1 15-37-2 Return Yards 35 (-1) Punts-Avg. 4-37.8 5-47.6 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-0 Penalties-Yards 8-62 0-0 Time of Possession 32:27 27:33 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-N. Illinois, Lynch 36-160, Daniels 17-128, D.Brown 1-14, Lewis 1-7, Bowers 1-3. Kent St., Durham 20-72, Archer 12-15, Dawson 1-4, Keith 8-(minus 10), Erjavec 1-(minus 11). PASSING-N. Illinois, Lynch 19-34-1-212. Kent St., Keith 15-36-2-190, Hurdle 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING-N. Illinois, Daniels 4-67, Mart. Moore 4-39, Ashford 4-38, Lewis 3-4, D.Brown 2-37, J.Wells 2-27. Kent St., Archer 5-81, Humphrey 3-36, Erjavec 3-29, Hurdle 2-11, Durham 1-22, Boyle 1-11.

The Cardinal (11-2) will play SUMMARY the winner of the Big Ten title game between Nebraska and No. 8 Stanford 27, Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl on No. 17 UCLA 24 UCLA 14 0 10 0 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 24 Jan. 1. Stanford 7 10 0 10 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 27 UCLAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Brent Hundley threw First Quarter for 177 yards and a costly interUCLA-Franklin 51 run (Fairbairn kick), 11:35. ception that set up a Stanford Stan-Hogan 1 run (Williamson kick), 6:07. touchdown. He still almost UCLA-Hundley 5 run (Fairbairn kick), 3:40. brought the Bruins (9-4) back, Second Quarter Stan-Taylor 1 run (Williamson kick), 12:57. but Kaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;imi Fairbairn missed a Stan-FG Williamson 37, :00. 52-yard field goal wide left in the closing moments for a dis- Third Quarter UCLA-FG Fairbairn 31, 8:20. appointing loss. UCLA-Franklin 20 run (Fairbairn kick), 1:04. Hogan completed 16 of 22 Fourth Quarter passes to beat a fourth ranked Stan-Terrell 26 pass from Hogan (Williamson opponent in his fourth straight kick), 11:21. start since unseating Josh Nunes Stan-FG Williamson 36, 6:49. A-31,622. at quarterback.

UCLA Stan First downs 22 18 Rushes-yards 38-284 43-170 Passing 177 155 Comp-Att-Int 23-32-1 16-23-0 Return Yards 0 98 Punts-Avg. 5-44.6 6-42.2 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 7-65 5-55 Time of Possession 28:45 31:15 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-UCLA, Franklin 19-194, Hundley 16-83, James 3-7. Stanford, Taylor 24-78, Hogan 11-47, Young 2-31, Hewitt 3-10, Wilkerson 2-5, Team 1-(minus 1). PASSING-UCLA, Hundley 23-31-1-177, Team 0-1-0-0. Stanford, Hogan 16-22-0-155, Team 0-10-0. RECEIVING-UCLA, Fuller 7-42, James 5-37, Franklin 3-22, Evans 2-24, Payton 2-21, Hester 2-9, Fauria 1-17, J.Johnson 1-5. Stanford, Taylor 6-55, Terrell 4-70, Ertz 3-19, Toilolo 1-6, Patterson 1-4, Hewitt 1-1.

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NBA fines Spurs $250,000 for resting players The NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 on Friday for sending four players home Thursday before their game Thursday night in Miami. Commissioner David Stern said in a statement that the Spurs â&#x20AC;&#x153;did a disservice to the league and our fansâ&#x20AC;? when they didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t bring Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili or Danny Green to Miami for the final game of their six-game road trip. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The result here is dictated by the totality of the facts in this case,â&#x20AC;? Stern said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Spurs decided to make four of their top players unavailable for an early-season game that was the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only regular-season visit to Miami. The team also did this without informing the Heat, the media, or the league office in a timely way.â&#x20AC;? Teams are required to report as soon as they know a player will not travel because of injury. The leagueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s statement said the Spurs were in violation of league policy reviewed with the board of governors in April 2010 against resting players in a manner â&#x20AC;&#x153;contrary to the best interests of the NBA.â&#x20AC;? After that meeting, Stern said owners had discussed the issue of sitting healthy players but that there was â&#x20AC;&#x153;no conclusion reached, other than a number of teams thought it should be at the sole discretion of the team, the coach, the general manager, and I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fair to say I agree with that, unless that discretion is abused.â&#x20AC;? The Heat rallied late to beat the Spurs, 105100.

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Royals, Getz agree on deal KANSAS CITY, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Royals and second baseman Chris Getz avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing a $1.05 million, one-year contract that includes up to $150,000 in performance bonuses. Getz, who made $967,500 last season, batted .275 with 17 RBIs and nine stolen bases in 64 games last season. He was on the disabled list three times, including a stint for a fractured left thumb that ended his season on Aug. 17. The Royals have tried numerous second base options the past couple seasons without settling on an everyday player. They were 30-25 when Getz was in the starting lineup. The Royals also announced that left-hander Ryan Verdugo and catcher Adam Moore were assigned outright to Triple-A Omaha. They were designated for assignment on Nov. 20.

Outfielder Derrick Robinson cleared waivers and will not be tendered a contract, making him a free agent.

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McDowell up by three THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Graeme McDowell has done a lot right this year, except for win. He now has one last chance to fix that. McDowell, back at the course that has provided two big moments for his career, opened with three straight birdies Friday and finished strong for a 6-under 66 to take a three-shot lead in the World Challenge. Bo Van Pelt had to save bogey on the last hole for a 68, leaving him tied for second with Keegan Bradley and Jim Furyk, who each had a 69. Tournament host and defending champion Tiger Woods was tied for the lead at one point on the back nine but had to settle for a 69. He was four shots behind. McDowell hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t won since this tournament in 2010.

Lawrie leads at Nedbank SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Scotlandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Paul Lawrie shot a 3-under 69 in the Nedbank Golf Challenge to take a one-stroke lead over Germanyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Martin Kaymer in the 12-man event.

PRO FOOTBALL Roethlisberger ruled out PITTSBURGH â&#x20AC;&#x201D; For the third consecutive game, the Steelers will be without their star quarterback. Ben Roethlisberger will not play Sunday in Baltimore, meaning Charlie Batch will make his second consecutive start at quarterback for the Steelers (6-5), who have lost the first two games Roethlisberger missed.

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LHS girls’ rally falls short, 43-42 By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Just when it looked as if Lawrence High’s girls basketball team would open its season with a doubledigit home loss Friday night, the Lions found a new level of energy in the final minute-plus against Emporia. But even a flurry of forcing EHS turnovers in the back court and following those with last-minute buckets couldn’t get Lawrence past the Spartans, who held on for a 43-42 victory. The Lions seemingly had no chance when Emporia’s lead grew to 13 with just more than two minutes remaining. Then junior forward Kionna Coleman, who finished with game highs of 24 points and 12 rebounds, did what she had done all night, scoring a couple of baskets inside to cut into the EHS lead. Coleman drew a foul, and EHS (1-0) was hit with a technical foul with 1:19 left, but Lawrence (0-1) failed to capitalize with the clock stopped. Coleman missed both of her free throws, senior guard Anna Wright made one of two, and Emporia, led 4032. However, Lawrence still had possession after the technical and seldomused junior guard Alethia McKinney knocked down a jumper on her only shot attempt of the game to cut

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upend Arkansas, 3-2, Friday. The opening round of the tournament and the large crowd affected KU to start the game, according to Jayhawk junior Caroline Jarmoc. “Nerves. Different atmosphere,” Jarmoc said of the slow start. “Even though we have been playing and practicing in Allen for the past week, I think it was the crowd and being in the tournament. None of the girls on the team have ever played in the tournament. I think it was getting those kinks out, getting together as a team. We had to communicate differently because it was so loud in the gym.” Jarmoc said the crowd then helped the team as the match progressed. “When the crowd is cheering, it helps you with energy and happiness overall, and you get more relaxed when you know you have a bunch of supporters,” she said. Bechard appreciated the large crowd as well. “It was really exciting to see them into it,” he said. “They didn’t bail on us after the first set. They were enthused and encouraged, and our team could sense that and feel that. I thought it was a really great night for the fieldhouse to have high-level volleyball — both matches

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LAWRENCE HIGH’S ANNA WRIGHT (24) AND KIONNA COLEMAN (33) reach for a rebound against Emporia. The Lions’ girls basketball team opened its season with a 43-42 loss Friday night at LHS. the Lions’ deficit to six with 1:05 to go. EHS junior Kayna Hastings hit a pair of free throws a few seconds later, but Wright (eight points) answered with a jumper to make it 42-36. After a Raegan Sanchez free throw gave Emporia its final point of the game, what followed in the final minute was like something out of a terribly unbelievable sports movie —

— in there. I would think Saturday night we would add a few people.” Sophomore Sara McClinton led the way for Kansas with 16 kills, while committing just three errors on 31 total attacks. After the disappointing first set, she was encouraged by her teammates to keep playing hard. “I knew that my role on my team is to get kills, and that is how I can contribute the most to my team,” McClinton said. “I just kept swinging away because I knew that was what my team needed.” Catherine Carmichael added 11 kills for Kansas, while Tayler Tolefree registered nine kills and a game-best six blocks. The Jayhawk front line also did its part defensively, registering 12 total team blocks and holding Cleveland State to a 49 hitting percentage for the match. The Jayhawks, who were making their first NCAA Tournament appearance since receiving three straight bids from 2003-05, registered their first postseason victory since 2004. Kansas and Wichita State will be meeting for the first time since the Shockers posted a home victory in 2002. “We are pleased to be moving on,” Bechard said. “We know we have a worthy opponent Saturday, but we will get ready for that later. We are excited about the opportunity to play in the second round.”

save the Lions pulling out a victory. The Spartans turned the ball over three straight times, and LHS scored six points off those turnovers, with two baskets from Coleman and a left-side baseline jumper by Wright. Coleman’s final field goal in the paint with just six seconds left made it a one-point game, but Emporia got the ball in bounds safely and avoided

being fouled, allowing the game clock to expire. Hearing that final buzzer after getting within a point, Coleman said, felt frustrating. But the junior forward tired to focus on the positive. “I thought we played really well,” she said. LHS coach Nick Wood said the Lions didn’t have that kind of fight in them a season ago. “We literally battled to

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Wichita State’s route to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and a meeting with host Kansas was not easy Friday night. The Shockers, who are in the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight season, found themselves in a difficult situation after two sets. Arkansas, playing aggressive and confidently, made large runs in both the first and second sets to set the Shockers reeling. Arkansas claimed an easy 25-16 victory in the opening set and a closer 27-25 second-set win.

Playing four freshmen, two sophomores, four juniors and the senior tandem of Emily Adney and Jackie Church, Wichita State seemed overmatched against an Arkansas team making its first NCAA appearance since 2006. However, the Shockers rallied to win the final three sets, 25-17, 25-23, 15-10, and stay alive in the elimination tournament, improving to 23-9 on the season. “To be down 2-0 and come back and beat a team like that was amazing,” Lamb said. “More specifically I think 40 percent of my game plan, we threw out the door on

Emporia 43, Lawrence girls 42 EHS (43) Raegan Sanchez 1-7 7-12 9, Bethany Bowman 0-0 0-0 0, Kayna Hastings 4-13 5-6 15, Whitney Wilhite 2-9 2-3 7, Amber Schaefer 3-6 2-2 8, Kennedy Garza 2-6 0-0 4, Jordan Guion 0-1 0-0 0, Taylor Birch 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 12-42 16-25 43. LHS (42) Brianna Anderson 1-7 1-4 3, Emma Kelly 0-3 0-0 0, Marissa Pope 0-3 0-0 0, Anna Wright 3-19 2-4 8, Kionna Coleman 9-17 6-15 24, Jolana Shield 1-3 0-0 3, Kylie Seaman 0-0 2-2 2, Alethia McKinney 1-1 0-0 2, Makayla Bell 0-0 0-0 0, Kennedy Dold 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-53 11-25 42. EHS 13 9 12 9 — 43 LHS 6 9 7 20 — 42 Three-point goals: EHS 3-8 (Hastings 2, Wilhite); LHS 1-13 (Wright). Fouled out: EHS, Bowman, Wilhite; LHS, Pope, Seaman. Turnovers: EHS 18, LHS 16.

Lawrence boys open with win J-W Staff Reports

JUNCTION CITY — Lawrence High’s boys basketball team made its seasonopening trip to Junction City worthwhile with a thrilling victory Friday night. The Lions defeated the Blue Jays, 62-60, on the game’s final play. LHS senior Austin Abbott scored on a layup with one second remaining after taking a pass near the three-point line from sophomore Anthony Bonner. Bonner came up with the ball after a scramble, then delivered it to Abbott. The game was close the entire way. Lawrence High led by five early, and Junction City entered the fourth quarter with a 4844 lead. The Lions outscored Junction City 18-12 in the final period. Senior Jake Mosiman led the Lions with 22 points. Abbott added 15 points, and Drake Hofer followed with nine points. Lawrence High will play at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the Blue Valley Shootout against Lee’s Summit North. Lawrence High 62, Junction City 60 Lawrence High 17 13 14 18 — 62 Junction City 19 13 16 12 — 60 Lawrence High: Jake Mosiman 22, Austin Abbott 15, Drake Hofer 9, Anthony Bonner 7, Connor Henrichs 7, Jacob Seratte 2.

Veritas boys, girls reach title games J-W Staff Reports

Veritas boys 49, Smoky Valley 27 MANHATTAN — Thomas Bachert scored 17 points, and Elijah Harvey added nine points, and Veritas Christian’s boys basketball team reached the championship game of the Shea Invitational on Friday with a 49-27 victory over Smoky Valley Homeschool. Veritas (2-0) will meet Manhattan CHIEF in the championship game at 5:30 p.m. today. “We got the ball to Thomas Bachert, and he played a real good inside game,” Veritas coach Gary Hammer said. “Elijah Harvey scored nine points off the bench. Elijah gave us a spark.” The Eagles led 12-4 after one quarter and 22-6 at halftime. “We got off to a good start,” Hammer said. “We had four good quarters.”

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY’S CHELSEA ALBERS (1) slams the ball past Cleveland State’s Kara Koch during and NCAA Tournament match Friday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Wichita State survives scare By Mike Strauss

the last second, and unfortunately we just ran out of time,” he said. After what would have been a miraculous comeback fell short, Wood pointed to the Lions’ struggles earlier in the game. Those far outweighed their out-of-nowhere surge. LHS went 2-for-11 in the first quarter and trailed 13-6. Yet, EHS only led 22-15 at halftime after Coleman scored all nine of her team’s secondquarter points. The Lions’ shooting woes continued in the third quarter, when sophomore guard Jolana Shield’s three-pointer less than four minutes into the second half proved to be their only field goal of the quarter — LHS shot 1-for13. “It hurts, and it’s no fun losing for sure, but we put ourselves in that spot,” Wood said. Lawrence travels to Junction City on Tuesday.

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defense. We played some cat and mouse which was great for us. We do that all the time so we felt comfortable doing that.” The strategic changes and career play from middle blocker Ashley Andrade helped Wichita State rally from its two-set deficit to win the final three sets and end Arkansas’ season with a 22-10 record. Andrade set a school NCAA Tournament record with a personal best and team-season best 23 kills and a .564 hitting percentage. “If I have a middle attacker who can lead the match in points scored, a lot of things have to be

working well for that to happen,” Lamb said. The Shockers bounced back from everything Arkansas sent their way and responded by closing the last three sets strong. Wichita State scored the final six points of the third set to win 25-17. The Shockers recorded the final three points of the fourth set to win 25-23 and closed the match strong by scoring the final five points of the fifth set to win 15-10. Wichita State, now 23-9 on the season, has advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.

Veritas 12 10 12 15 — 49 Smoky Valley 4 2 12 9 — 27 Veritas: Chad Steiben 7, Micah Edmondson 2, Andrew Currier 6, Elijah Harvey 9, Caleb Holland 6, Thomas Bachert 17, Bryce Boland 2. Smoky Valley: Josh Groot 6, Jon Andrusak 1, Aaron Hoover 4, Tyrel Hurst 2, Luke Pfannenstiel 2, Abe Romm 4, Caleb Schweer 6, Caleb Romm 2.

Veritas girls 44, Smoky Valley Homeschool 27 MANHATTAN — Veritas Christian ran its girls basketball record to 2-0 with a 44-27 victory over Smoky Valley Homeschool on Friday to reach

the championship game of the Shea Invitational. The Eagles will meet Manhattan CHIEF for the tournament title at 4 p.m. today. “That’s a good start,” Veritas coach Kevin Shelton said. “Smoky Valley had beaten us last year in this tournament, so it was nice to get that win. We’re playing good. I really thought we passed the ball well for an early-season game.” Madi Bennett led the Eagles with nine points, and Tori Huslig, Alison Dover and Naomi Hickman added eight points apiece. Kristen Finger contributed five points and six rebounds. Veritas raced to leads of 13-4 after one quarter, 26-10 at halftime and 40-12 after three quarters. “That was done by our defense,” Shelton said. “We made it hard for them to score. I was really happy with how our girls played today.” In the championship game, the Eagles will face Manhattan CHIEF, a team that has defeated Veritas six straight times. “We’d sure like to get a win against them for confidence,” Shelton said. Veritas 13 13 14 4 — 44 Smoky Valley 4 6 2 15 — 27 Veritas: Tori Huslig 8, Hannah Gloss 2, Madi Bennett 9, Kristen Finger 5, Alison Dover 8, Joy Brooks 2, Naomi Hickman 8, Ashley Boland 2. Smoky Valley: Elizabeth Lawrence 2, Aubrey Breker 2, Ivy Hazelton 10, BT Romm 11, Jessica Fahrenthold 2.

Seabury 1-1 in tourney J-W Staff Reports

got to become more physical and get up and down the court quicker.” Seabury trailed by 15 points at halftime but rallied to tie the game in the fourth quarter. Regan Zaremba had an exceptional fourth quarter. She forced three turnovers in the fourth quarter.

Topeka Heritage girls 42, Seabury 40 BAILEYVILLE — Courtney Hoag scored 16 points, and Alexa Gaumer added 15, but Seabury Academy’s girls basketball team fell to Topeka Heritage, 4240, on Friday in the Baileyville tournament. Seabury: Alexa Gaumer 15, Courtney The Seahawks (1- Hoag 16, Sarah McDermott 3, Reilly 1) opened their season Malone 2, Taylor Sweeney 2, Padget Thursday with a 51-42 vic- Sutherland 2. tory over Axtell. Seabury 51, Axtell 42 “We’ve got a lot of work Seabury: Reilly Malone 7, Alexa to do,” Seabury coach Gaumer 17, Courtney Hoag 24, Sarah McDermott 1, Emilie Padgett 2. Keith Smith said. “We’ve


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OSU big man says KU’s center ‘more versatile’ than in high school By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

KANSAS C ITY, M O. — Oregon State senior Joe Burton, who hails from Soboba, Calif., has seen quite a change in Kansas University men’s basketball center and San Diego native Jeff Withey since they played against each other in high school. “It’s really amazing how he grew as a player,” Burton said following KU’s

84-78 victory over OSU on Friday at Sprint Center. “He was tall back then and not very skilled, but now he’s more versatile, more skilled.” Burton was able to chat it up with Withey on the floor a couple of times, including once in the second half when the two chuckled together in the lane following a timeout. “It’s always good to play against a good center,” Burton said, “and see what we’re made of.”

Though Withey finished with just three blocks, he still was able to impact OSU’s shooting inside. The Beavers, who came into the game making 52 percent of their twos, connected on just 17 of 44 shots inside the arc against the Jayhawks (39 percent). Still, OSU coach Craig Robinson felt good about his team’s game plan, part of which involved bringing his center to the pe-

rimeter to pull Withey away from the basket. “We didn’t want to just take it in there,” Robinson said, “and let him tee off on us.” Defensively, Robinson was frustrated with the number of easy baskets KU was able to get. The box score indicated that the Jayhawks had 17 combined layups and dunks. “We didn’t want them to do what they did: beat us on blow-bys to the bas-

ket,” Robinson said. “We wanted them to beat us on outside shots.” KU attempted only nine threes, making three. The fifth-year OSU coach said he would leave K.C. thinking KU was “pretty darn good.” “You’ve got some good senior leadership to go with (guard Ben) McLemore,” Robinson said. “I think the sky’s the limit for this program.” Robinson had a lighthearted moment at the

beginning of his news conference. In a small, crowded room, he looked up at the bright camera lights and said, “So this is what it’s like at a Kansas press conference.” The coach left happy with how his players performed. “I’ve always felt they could play with a team like a Kansas,” Robinson said. “Now, they’re going to start thinking that, I hope.”

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KANSAS FORWARD KEVIN YOUNG CHEST-BUMPS CENTER JEFF WITHEY (5) after a bucket and foul during the second half. KU beat Oregon State, 84-78, on Friday in Kansas City, Mo.

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who scored 20 points, 16 in the second half. He had four points in a 9-0 run that increased a 48-44 lead to 57-44. Then, when that lead had been cut to 64-61 (with nine minutes left), Releford converted a bucket and assist in an 8-0 surge that again opened the lead to 72-61. “He didn’t do anything in the first half,” Self said of Releford, who finished with seven rebounds and five asThey sists to go with his 20 could points. “We have were almost playing four come against five. back and I got onto won that him about it the sec- game. We ond half. He had the drove the lead, and ball hard. we could That’s the thing with have Travis. If closed the he drives game.” it, something good will usually —Kansas’ happen. He Travis Releford drove it in transition. He also drove it in halfcourt. We got a lot of easy baskets because he was aggressive. That was good to see.” Releford, a Kansas City native who was MVP of the recent CBE Classic in Sprint Center, said Self indeed got him going.

KANSAS CENTER JEFF WITHEY AND OREGON STATE FORWARD ERIC MORELAND (15) FIGHT for a possession in the first half.

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KANSAS GUARD BEN MCLEMORE LOSES A BALL OUT OF BOUNDS as he is tailed by Oregon State forward Olaf Schaftenaar during the first half. “Coach challenged me at halftime,” Releford said. “(He challenged) all the guards, saying how we hadn’t been attacking the paint, stuff we’d been working on the past week. I noticed that, so I figured I should probably put pressure on the defense to help the team. It opened up for me.” KU, which had a 33-19 lead evaporate at 37-37 in the first half and a 57-44 lead drop to 80-77, didn’t put this one away until McLemore cashed two

free throws with :13.9 left, upping the Jayhawks’ 8077 lead to 82-77. KU held off the Beavers, whose last road win over a Top 10 team was against No. 6 Washington on Jan. 17, 1976. “They could have come back and won that game,” Releford said. “We had the lead, and we could have closed the game. It could have went either way.” KU will meet Colorado at 1 p.m. a week from today in Allen Fieldhouse.

OREGON STATE (78) MIN FG FT REB PFTP m-a m-a o-t Joe Burton 25 3-8 1-4 2-3 3 7 Eric Moreland 35 2-7 1-2 6-16 4 5 Jarmal Reid 15 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 4 Ahmad Starks 39 9-20 0-0 0-1 2 25 Roberto Nelson 29 2-11 13-14 1-3 5 17 Devon Collier 27 5-9 2-6 2-5 3 12 Olaf Schaftenaar 17 2-5 0-0 0-0 1 6 Challe Barton 11 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 L. Morris-Walker 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 3-4 Totals 26-64 17-26 14-3220 78 Three-point goals: 9-20 (Starks 7-13, Schaftenaar 2-3, Moreland 0-1, Nelson 0-3). Assists: 13 (Burton 4, Moreland 3, Starks 2, Collier 2, Reid, Nelson). Turnovers: 12 (Collier 3, Burton 2, Moreland 2, Nelson 2, Reid, Starks, Barton). Blocked shots: 2 (Moreland 2). Steals: 10 (Burton 3, Moreland 2, Collier 2, Reid, Barton, Schaftenaar). KANSAS (84)

MIN FG FT REB PFTP m-a m-a o-t Kevin Young 23 4-8 2-6 1-4 2 10 Jeff Withey 37 7-9 3-4 2-5 1 17 Elijah Johnson 28 2-4 2-4 0-4 4 6 Ben McLemore 27 8-14 2-2 1-3 4 21 Travis Releford 38 8-10 4-4 3-7 3 20 Perry Ellis 15 2-3 0-0 0-3 1 4 Andrew White III 13 1-5 2-2 1-6 4 4 Naadir Tharpe 8 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 Jamari Traylor 5 0-0 0-0 0-2 2 0 Rio Adams 4 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 Evan Manning 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Justin Wesley 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Totals 33-55 15-22 8-35 21 84 Three-point goals: 3-9 (McLemore 3-4, Young 0-1, Johnson 0-2, White 0-2). Assists: 17 (Johnosn 9, Releford 5, McLemore, Tharpe, Adams). Turnovers: 17 (Johnson 4, McLemore 3, Releford 2, Tharpe 2, White 2, Young, Withey, Adams, Traylor). Blocked shots: 5 (Withey 3, Johnson, Traylor). Steals: 7 (McLemore 2, Releford 2, Withey, Johnson, White). Oregon State 39 39 — 78 Kansas 42 42 — 84 Officials: Joe DeRosa, David Hall, Keith Kimble. Attendance: 18,789.

KANSAS GUARD TRAVIS RELEFORD, RIGHT, ELEVATES FOR A BUCKET past Oregon State forward Devon Collier during the second half.


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Saturday, December 1, 2012

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NOTEBOOK

McLemore slam highlight By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Nick Krug/Journal-World Photos

KANSAS GUARD BEN MCLEMORE (23) FINISHES A DUNK over Oregon State guard Challe Barton during the first half. KU beat the Beavers, 84-78, on Friday in Kansas City, Mo.

KU MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Exhibition Oct. 30 — Emporia State, W 88-54 Nov. 5 — Washburn, W 62-50 Regular season Nov. 9 — Southeast Missouri State in CBE Classic, W 74-55 (1-0) Nov. 13 — Michigan State in Atlanta in Champions Classic, L 64-67 (1-1) Nov. 15 — Chattanooga in CBE Classic, W 69-55 (2-1) Nov. 19 — Washington State in CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo., W 78-41 (3-1) Nov. 20 — Saint Louis in CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo., W 73-59 (4-1) Nov. 26 — San Jose State, W 70-57 (5-1) Nov. 30 — Oregon State in Kansas City, Mo., W 84-78 (6-1) Dec. 8 — Colorado, 1 p.m. Dec. 15 — Belmont, 6 p.m. Dec. 18 — Richmond, 6 p.m. Dec. 22 — at Ohio State, 3 p.m. Dec. 29 —American, 7 p.m. Jan. 6 — Temple, 12:30 or 3:30 p.m. Jan. 9 — Iowa State, 6 p.m. Jan. 12 — at Texas Tech, 3 p.m. Jan. 14 — Baylor, 8 p.m. Jan. 19 — at Texas, 1 p.m. Jan. 22 — at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 — Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Jan. 28 — at West Virginia, 8 p.m. Feb. 2 — Oklahoma State, 3 p.m. Feb. 6 — at TCU, 8 p.m. Feb. 9 — at Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Feb. 11 — Kansas State, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 — Texas, 8 p.m. Feb. 20 — at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. Feb. 23 — TCU, 3 p.m. Feb. 25 — at Iowa State, 8 p.m. March 2 — West Virginia, 1 p.m. March 4 — Texas Tech, 6 p.m. March 9 — at Baylor, 5 p.m. March 13-16 — Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo.

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Kansas University freshman skywalker Ben McLemore stole a pass near midcourt, dribbled through the middle of the lane and slammed the basketball through the goal. The 6-foot-6 St. Louis native’s remarkable dunk gave the Jayhawks a 2918 lead over Oregon State with 8:21 left in the first half of Friday’s 84-78 victory in Sprint Center. “It looked good from where I was standing,” KU coach Bill Self said of the high-flying jam. “Ben was on a roll the first half. The second half, he never really got in the flow.” McLemore scored 21 points off 8-of-14 shooting in 27 minutes. He had 15 points off 6-of-8 shooting the first half alone. His dunk proved to be the individual highlight of the entire game, if not the season. “We were pressuring full court. I saw an opening. I saw my man try to make a good pass to his teammate,” McLemore said. “I reacted real fast, got the steal and took it all the way.” McLemore, who was 0-for-7 from three against San Jose State on Monday, hit six of his first seven shots, including three of four threes. He scored 15 points as KU grabbed a 3319 lead. Unfortunately for KU, McLemore picked up his second foul with 6:18 left in the first half, with KU up by its game-high lead of 14. OSU went on an 18-4 run with McLemore out and tied the contest at 37 with 2:18 left in the half. KU, with a lineup of Jeff Withey, Kevin Young, Rio Adams, Travis Releford and Evan Manning on the court, did outscore the Beavers, 5-2, the remainder of the half to lead 4239 at the break. “I thought, ‘I’ll go ahead and sit him (with two fouls),’ and then it kind of drifted away,” Self said of the lead. “I wasn’t going to put him in with two or three minutes left. That probably wasn’t very smart. “Look at the lineups we had out there,” Self added. “Hey, we’ve never even considered practicing that way as far as, ‘Let’s work with this lineup together.’ I was just trying to find anybody to go out there and give us some positive contributions the last five minutes. To be honest with you, we didn’t find anybody. We were fortunate to be up three at half. That thing was at 14, and it dwindled fast. We didn’t have guys step up and stem the tide so to speak. We had poor play probably when we just needed to be sound that led to their comeback.” O

KANSAS GUARD EVAN MANNING LOOKS TO PASS INSIDE against Oregon State guard Challe Barton, left, during the first half.

KANSAS GUARD TRAVIS RELEFORD SHOOTS against Oregon State defenders Olaf Schaftenaar, right, and Devon Collier.

This, that: Andrew White set career highs in rebounds (six) and minutes played (13). Self said he by

far was KU’s most effective bench player. ... OSU went 4:39 without a field goal in the middle of the first half. KU went on a 12-1 run over that span and took a 33-19 lead. ... KU shot 62.1 percent from the field in the first half. It was the second time this year that the Jayhawks shot over 60 percent in a half. The Jayhawks shot 64 percent in the first half versus Washington State. ... Having never trailed in four straight games, KU has held a lead for its last 173 minutes, 51 seconds, going back to the 13:51 mark of the second half against Chattanooga (Nov. 15). ... KU’s 60 percent shooting overall was best since a 61.4 percent mark against Texas A&M on March 8, 2012. ... KU’s 54 points in the paint were the most the Jayhawks have had since November 11, 2011, when KU scored 58 points versus Towson. ... KU’s 84 points are the most scored this year. ... The 78 points that OSU scored were the most allowed by KU since Baylor scored 81 in the 2012 Big 12 tournament. ... Elijah Johnson tied a career high in assists with 9. … Travis Releford has scored 60 total points in three games at Sprint Center this year. ... Releford has 611 points in his career. O

Records: KU (6-1) has started 6-1 or better for the sixth time in seven seasons. ... KU is 1-0 alltime versus Oregon State. ... KU has won 10 straight over Pac-12 teams. ... KU is 15-4 versus the Pac-12 in the Bill Self era. ... KU is 17-4 in games played in KC’s Sprint Center. ... KU is 202-78 all-time in games played in Kansas City. O

OSU’s history in big games: The Beavers last beat a Top 10 team on the road on Jan. 17, 1976, when they stopped No. 6 Washington, 72-70. They last beat a Top 25 team on the road on Jan. 5, 1985 — a 52-45 decision at No. 15 Washington. ... OSU’s last home win over a Top 25 team was a 68-56 decision over No. 20 Washington on Feb. 3, 2011, in Corvallis. ... OSU’s last home win against a Top 10 team was 70-69 over Arizona on March 2, 2000. ... O

Remembering Ralph Miller: Legendary Oregon State coach Ralph Miller attended KU, where he played for Phog Allen (1937-41). Miller, who also played quarterback for KU’s football team, won 359 games in 19 years as the head coach at Oregon State before retiring in 1989. “Now when did he finish here, the 40s?” KU coach Bill Self said correctly. “Cindy (Self, wife) and I took the kids on vacation south of L.A. We were hanging out on the street and Ralph Miller’s wife came up and talked to us and all that stuff, which was cool. She had so many fond memories."


KANSAS AT W. VIRGINIA • 1:30 P.M. TODAY, MORGANTOWN, W.VA. • TV: FSN, FSCS (CABLE CHS. 36, 145, 236)

GAMEDAY

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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Geno’s last stand

TALE OF THE TAPE

When Kansas has the ball Kansas rush offense vs. West Virginia rush defense All signs point to another big day from the Kansas running backs this week against the Mountaineers. West Virginia ranks ninth in the Big 12 in total defense (487 yards per game) and 10th in scoring defense (41 points per game) and gives up an average of 141 yards rushing. Most of the Mountaineers’ struggles on D this season came through the air, but the Jayhawks have run the ball against everybody this season, with James Sims, Tony Pierson and Taylor Cox leading the charge. Sims, who missed three games to open the season, sits just 44 yards away from reaching the 1,000yard mark for the season. You can bet the Jayhawks will be gunning for him to reach that mark today, not only for Sims but also because that gives KU its best and only shot in this one. Edge: Kansas.

Matthew Putney/AP Photo

WEST VIRGINIA QUARTERBACK GENO SMITH DROPS BACK TO PASS against Iowa State in this file photo from Nov. 23 in Ames, Iowa. The one-time Heisman Trophy front-runner will try to lead the Mountaineers over Kansas today.

KU wary of Mountaineers QB By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

MORGANTOWN, W. VA. — On the night of Sept. 29, a few hours after West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith lit up the Baylor Bears for 656 yards and eight touchdowns during a 70-63 victory, college football analyst and 1995 Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George called for a stop to this season’s Heisman race and gave his vote to Smith. In the eight weeks since that showcase performance, which was talked about for days from coast to coast, Smith, a 6-foot-3, 220-pound senior from Miami, has seen his Heisman chances disappear but his numbers continue to climb. It’s not that Smith has slipped much from the torrid start that included 24 touchdowns and zero interceptions during his first six games, rather the fact that the Mountaineers, who once looked like they could run the table during their first season in the Big 12, came crashing back to reality with a five-game losing streak that stretched from Oct. 13 to Nov. 22 and finally was snapped last week with a victory over Iowa State that pushed WVU to 6-5 overall and 3-5 in Big 12 play. “I think sometimes when

you get to be a Heisman candidate like he was, he started pressing a little bit trying to make some things happen,” KU defensive coordinator Dave Campo said. “And they weren’t doing as well as maybe they thought they should after the first five ballgames, and I think it probably affected him a little bit. I know that he started pushing some balls into some spots that he probably shouldn’t.” As the season went on and Smith piled up the gaudy stats, the focus of opposing defenses — not to mention pressure from within — began to center entirely on Smith, who enters today’s 1:30 p.m. kickoff with Kansas University (1-10, 0-8) with 3,597 yards, 37 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Although the huge yardage totals and touchdowns continued to roll in, things were not nearly as easy for Smith, whose few mistakes came at crucial times and led to the losing streak. “The wins and the losses don’t solely fall on the hands of the quarterback,” WVU coach Dana Holgorsen said. “You look at Geno’s stats, they’re as good as anybody in college football. He’s done a great job protecting the football and running the offense. Has it not been enough in specific games? Yes. But that’s the

case for a whole lot of people across the country, as well.” Once the idea of a dream season for his team went out the window and the offense found more success running the ball, Smith returned to form and began to resemble more the quarterback who went wild against Baylor than the guy who tried to force things when they weren’t there in the weeks that followed. Holgorsen said his QB handled himself well through all of the highs and the relative lows. “If Geno wants to play in the NFL, this is the type of thing that he’s gonna have to go through,” Holgorsen said. “And he understands this.” By now, Smith’s Heisman hopes are long gone. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the overwhelming favorite to win the award, and, although Smith’s passing stats are more impressive than “Johnny Football’s” (3,419 yards, 24 TDs, 8 interceptions), the A&M freshman’s 1,181 yards and 19 touchdowns on the ground make him the obvious front-runner. None of the Jayhawks have Heisman votes, but it’s clear that they’re impressed by the WVU leader. “He’s big. He can run,” Campo said. “They don’t run him like the normal spread teams do, but he can scram-

Kansas pass offense vs. West Virginia pass defense Although red-shirt freshman Michael Cummings is expected to make his sixth consecutive start at quarterback, Weis said senior Dayne Crist, who started the first six games of the year, also would play. The reason? In order to try to keep up with WVU’s explosive offense, Weis said KU would have to throw the ball down the field a little more, and Crist gives KU the best shot at doing that. It’s been a rough year for KU’s passing game. Between the struggles of the quarterbacks and the inability of the KU wide receivers to get open and make plays, KU has gotten very little out of its aerial attack all season. If the Jayhawks are going to end that trend, this week certainly seems like their best shot, but it’s hard to envision a scenario in which KU having success through the air is the expectation. Edge: West Virginia.

When West Virginia has the ball West Virginia rush offense vs. Kansas rush defense A few weeks ago, West Virginia senior Tavon Austin, primarily a wide receiver, ran 19 times for 344 yards against Oklahoma. And that completely changed the West Virginia offense, which to that point had been known mostly for its ability to air it out. Austin gives the Mountaineers a dynamic threat in the backfield and has been the perfect complement to running backs Andrew Buie and Shawne Alston. Throw in the fact that WVU quarterback Geno Smith can make plays with his legs, too, and this attack, which averages 172 yards per game on the ground, is just one of the many nightmares for opposing defenses. Edge: West Virginia.

ble. He will run when he has to. He’s got a big arm. He can make all the throws. Every quarterback’s a system quarterback no matter what system they’re in. And he’s very good in that system.” Added sophomore linebacker Ben Heeney: “He’s composed. He’s got a good ball. He puts it on the money most of the time, and he just seems like a leader out there. I think defenses might have adjusted to Geno and it opened West Virginia pass offense up big plays for other people. I vs. Kansas pass defense mean, Geno’s not gonna throw Consider: 3,597 yards, 37 touchdowns and eight touchdowns a game.” Of all the Jayhawks who just five interceptions. Those are the numbers West Virginia QB Geno Smith has put up this have studied Smith this week, looking for any kind of year, numbers that, if not for WVU’s five-game losing streak, surely would have made Smith weakness they can exploit, head coach Charlie Weis a finalist in the Heisman Trophy race. Smith’s might be the most quali- size, poise and big arm have been the catalyst fied to evaluate the poten- for this passing attack that averages 334 yards per game and ranks fourth in the Big 12. tial first-round pick’s NFL Edge: West Virginia. outlook. Smith might have missed out on the Heisman Trophy, but as Weis sees it, Special teams he’s a potential can’t-miss Even if all other aspects of these two guy at the next level. special-teams units were dead even, the “All I know is, with what they do, he is really good at Mountaineers would have the clear advantage thanks to Austin and his ability to change it,” Weis said. “Can he throw the ball down the field? You games as a kick returner and punt returner. The bet. Can he throw it accu- 5-foot-9, 171-pound burner has returned both a rately? Yeah. Can he throw kickoff and punt for a touchdown this season it short? He can do that, too. and ranks in the top four of the league in both categories, averaging 11 yards per return on So, I mean, when anyone can punts and 26.4 yards per return on kickoffs. make all the throws, I think Austin’s all-purpose total of 234 yards per you have a chance of fitting game leads the Big 12. into any system. He can sling Edge: West Virginia. it against everyone.”

DEPTH CHARTS Kansas OFFENSE LT Tanner Hawkinson 6-5, 300, Sr. Pat Lewandowski 6-5, 285, Soph.

DEFENSE DE Josh Williams 6-4, 255, Sr. Ben Goodman 6-3, 260, RS-Fr.

West Virginia SPECIALISTS PK Nick Prolago 5-10, 175, Soph. Ron Doherty 5-11, 209, Jr.

OFFENSE X Stedman Bailey 5-10, 195, Jr. Ryan Nehlen 6-3, 204, Sr.

DEFENSE DE Will Clarke 6-7, 271, Jr. Kyle Rose 6-4, 276, RS-Fr.

SPECIALISTS PK Tyler Bitancurt 6-1, 205, Sr. Corey Smith 6-0, 210, Sr.

LG Duane Zlatnik 6-4, 326, Jr. OR Damon Martin 6-3, 295, RS-Fr.

NT Kevin Young 6-3, 285, Jr. John Williams 6-3, 300, Jr. OR

P Doherty Sean Huddleston 6-1, 200, Jr.

H Connor Arila 5-9, 183, Soph. Dante Campbell 6-4, 213, RS-Fr.

NT Shaq Rowell 6-4, 308, Jr. Christian Brown 6-3, 300, Fr.

P Corey Smith 6-0, 210, Sr. Michael Molinari 6-2, 197, Soph.

C Trevor Marrongelli 6-3, 303, Sr. Dylan Admire 6-3, 277, Soph.

DT Jordan Tavai 6-3, 290, Jr. Keba Agostinho 6-2, 280, Jr.

SSN Justin Carnes 6-1, 250, Jr. Marrongelli

Y Tavon Austin 5-9, 171, Sr. Jordan Thompson 5-7, 174, Fr.

DT Jorge Wright 6-2, 291, Sr. Korey Harris 6-4, 240, Fr.

KO Smith Bitancurt

RG Randall Dent 6-4, 300, Jr. OR Aslam Sterling 6-5, 360, Jr.

RE/SLB Toben Opurum 6-1, 250, Sr. Darius Willis 6-2, 240, Jr.

LSN Carnes Reilly Jeffers 6-2, 230, Fr.

RB Cody Clay 6-3, 256, RS-Fr. Ryan Clarke 6-0, 226, Sr.

BUCK John Francis 6-0, 224, Sr. Garrett Hope 6-3, 225, Fr.

LS John DePalma 6-6, 235, Fr. Jerry Cooper 5-11, 211, Soph.

RT Sterling Gavin Howard 6-4, 300, Jr.

SLB/NB Jake Love 6-0, 220, RS-Fr. Tunde Bakare 5-10, 205, Sr.

HOLD Blake Jablonski 6-1, 205, Soph. Parmalee

STAR Terence Garvin 6-3, 221, Sr. Wes Tonkery 6-2, 221, Soph.

H Molinari

TE Jimmay Mundine 6-2, 243, Soph. Trent Smiley 6-4, 245, Soph. OR

MLB Ben Heeney 6-0, 225, Soph. Schyler Miles 6-2, 228, Fr.

KOR Cox Bourbon

RB Andrew Buie 5-9, 188, Soph. Dustin Garrison 5-8, 180, Soph. OR Shawne Alston 5-11, 236, Sr.

Z Chris Omigie 6-4, 200, Jr. Tre’ Parmalee 5-10, 168, Fr. OR Daymond Patterson 5-8, 180, Sr.

WLB Huldon Tharp 6-0, 227, Jr. Anthony McDonald 6-2, 235, Sr.

PR McDougald Parmalee

X Kale Pick 6-1, 205, Sr. Andrew Turzilli 6-4, 193, Soph. OR F Brandon Bourbon 6-1, 218, Soph. Nick Sizemore 6-0, 240, Jr. HB James Sims 6-0, 200, Jr. Tony Pierson, 5-10, 170, Soph. OR QB Michael Cummings 5-10, 201, Fr. Dayne Crist 6-4, 235, Sr.

FC Greg Brown 5-10, 185, Sr. Tyree Williams 6-0, 193, Fr. BC Tyler Patmon 5-11, 180, Jr. JaCorey Shepherd 5-11, 185, Soph. FS Bradley McDougald 6-1, 209, Sr. Ray Mitchell 6-0, 190, Soph. SS Lubbock Smith 5-10, 200, Sr. Dexter Linton 5-10, 195, Jr.

QB Geno Smith 6-3, 220, Sr. Paul Millard 6-2, 220, RS-Fr. LT Quinton Spain 6-5, 335, Soph. Nick Kindler 6-6, 296, Jr. LG Josh Jenkins 6-4, 303, Sr. Pat Eger 6-6, 304, Jr. C Joe Madsen 6-4, 305, Sr. John Bassler 6-4, 308, Sr. RG Jeff Braun 6-4, 316, Sr. Eger RT Curtis Feigt 6-7, 317, Jr. Kindler

WILL Jared Barber 6-0, 232, Soph. Doug Rigg 6-1, 241, Jr. SAM Isaiah Bruce 6-1, 225, RS-Fr. Shaq Petteway 6-0, 227, Soph. FCB Ishmael Banks 6-0, 184, Soph. Brodrick Jenkins 5-10, 172, Fr. FS Karl Joseph 5-10, 197, Fr. K.J. Dillon 6-1, 202, Fr. BS Cecil Level 5-10, 186, Sr. Darwin Cook 5-11, 201, Jr. BCB Terrell Chestnut 5-11, 180, RS-Fr. Pat Miller 5-11, 187, Sr.

KR Austin Thompson PR Austin Bailey


SPORTS

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NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Brooklyn New York Philadelphia Boston Toronto

W 11 11 10 9 4

L 4 4 6 7 13

Pct .733 .733 .625 .563 .235

GB — — 11⁄2 21⁄2 8

L10 8-2 6-4 6-4 6-4 3-7

Str W-5 W-2 W-3 W-1 W-1

Home 7-1 6-0 6-4 5-4 3-4

Away 4-3 5-4 4-2 4-3 1-9

Conf 8-1 8-1 5-5 6-6 2-7

Pct .786 .643 .467 .333 .071

GB — 2 41⁄2 61⁄2 10

L10 8-2 7-3 5-5 3-7 1-9

Str W-5 L-1 L-3 L-3 L-1

Home 7-0 5-3 5-4 4-5 1-6

Away 4-3 4-2 2-4 1-5 0-7

Conf 5-1 5-2 5-3 3-8 0-10

Pct .500 .500 .467 .294 .250

GB — — 1⁄2 31⁄2 4

L10 4-6 4-6 5-5 5-5 2-8

Str L-2 W-1 W-1 L-1 W-1

Home 3-4 4-4 4-2 4-3 2-3

Away 4-3 3-3 3-6 1-9 2-9

Conf 6-5 3-2 3-5 3-3 3-6

Southeast Division Miami Atlanta Charlotte Orlando Washington

W 11 9 7 5 1

L 3 5 8 10 13

Central Division Milwaukee Chicago Indiana Detroit Cleveland

W 7 7 7 5 4

L 7 7 8 12 12

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division Memphis San Antonio Houston Dallas New Orleans

W 12 13 7 7 4

L 2 4 8 9 10

Pct .857 .765 .467 .438 .286

GB — 1⁄2 51⁄2 6 8

L10 9-1 7-3 5-5 3-7 2-8

Str W-4 L-1 L-1 L-3 L-1

Home 8-1 4-2 5-3 5-3 2-5

Away 4-1 9-2 2-5 2-6 2-5

Conf 5-2 7-2 1-7 2-4 2-6

Pct .765 .529 .500 .467 .375

GB — 4 41⁄2 5 61⁄2

L10 8-2 6-4 5-5 3-7 4-6

Str W-4 L-1 L-2 W-1 L-4

Home 9-2 6-0 4-1 4-3 4-3

Away 4-2 3-8 4-7 3-5 2-7

Conf 6-2 7-6 7-4 3-5 5-5

Pct .600 .600 .467 .412 .286

GB — — 2 3 41⁄2

L10 6-4 6-4 6-4 4-6 3-7

Str W-2 W-1 L-1 L-2 L-1

Home 5-2 6-3 6-4 5-3 4-5

Away 4-4 3-3 1-4 2-7 0-5

Conf 6-6 6-3 5-7 3-3 3-6

Northwest Division Oklahoma City Utah Denver Minnesota Portland

W 13 9 8 7 6

L 4 8 8 8 10

Pacific Division Golden State L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Phoenix Sacramento

W 9 9 7 7 4

L 6 6 8 10 10

Leaders

Friday’s games Philadelphia 104, Charlotte 98 Toronto 101, Phoenix 97 Brooklyn 98, Orlando 86 Boston 96, Portland 78 Cleveland 113, Atlanta 111 New York 108, Washington 87 Minnesota 95, Milwaukee 85 Memphis 90, Detroit 78 Oklahoma City 106, Utah 94 Indiana at Sacramento, (n) Denver at L.A. Lakers, (n)

Today’s games Portland at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. Brooklyn at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m. Utah at Houston, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Memphis at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Dallas, 8 p.m. Indiana at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Sacramento at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday’s games Phoenix at New York, 11 a.m. Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m.

How former Jayhawks fared Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 11. Reb: 1. Ast: 1. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 6. Reb: 3. Ast: 1. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Did not play (inactive). Markieff Morris, Phoenix Pts: 8. Reb: 3. Ast: 1. Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 12. Reb: 8. Ast: 5. Thomas Robinson, Sacramento Late game. Josh Selby, Memphis Did not play (coach’s decision). Tyshawn Taylor, Brooklyn Pts: 0. Reb: 0. Ast: 1.

THROUGH NOV. 29 Scoring Bryant, LAL Durant, OKC Anthony, NYK James, MIA Harden, HOU Westbrook, OKC Aldridge, POR Bosh, MIA Mayo, DAL Pierce, BOS Gay, MEM Lillard, POR Ellis, MIL Holiday, PHL Lopez, Bro Curry, GOL Duncan, SAN DeRozan, TOR Howard, LAL Batum, POR Rebounds Varejao, CLE Randolph, MEM Asik, HOU Hickson, POR Faried, DEN Lee, GOL Jefferson, UTA Howard, LAL Duncan, SAN Noah, CHI

G 15 16 14 14 15 16 14 14 16 15 13 15 13 15 14 15 16 16 15 15

FG FT PTS 138 108 416 138 124 426 130 79 371 138 54 350 110 118 368 120 70 331 115 55 285 102 75 281 109 55 316 93 81 295 95 42 250 100 49 287 95 47 246 107 45 278 111 37 259 94 52 277 118 57 295 108 66 290 97 75 269 93 43 269

AVG 27.7 26.6 26.5 25.0 24.5 20.7 20.4 20.1 19.8 19.7 19.2 19.1 18.9 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.4 18.1 17.9 17.9

G 14 13 15 14 16 15 16 15 16 14

OFFDEF TOT AVG 81 128 209 14.9 64 107 171 13.2 58 127 185 12.3 63 93 156 11.1 78 99 177 11.1 41 120 161 10.7 40 130 170 10.6 48 109 157 10.5 27 129 156 9.8 55 81 136 9.7

Team statistics Team Offense Oklahoma City Miami San Antonio New York Houston Denver Memphis L.A. Clippers Dallas L.A. Lakers Utah Golden State Phoenix Milwaukee Boston Portland Toronto Brooklyn Detroit Atlanta Charlotte Sacramento Chicago Cleveland New Orleans Philadelphia Minnesota Orlando Indiana Washington Team Defense Brooklyn Memphis Indiana Atlanta Chicago Minnesota Philadelphia New York L.A. Lakers L.A. Clippers San Antonio Orlando Oklahoma City Washington Detroit Utah Milwaukee Denver Golden State New Orleans Sacramento Boston Cleveland Charlotte Miami Portland Dallas Toronto Houston Phoenix

G 16 14 17 14 15 16 13 15 16 15 16 15 16 13 15 15 16 14 16 13 14 14 14 15 14 15 14 14 15 13

Pts 1686 1467 1741 1432 1532 1596 1295 1494 1588 1487 1579 1478 1575 1279 1473 1462 1535 1338 1523 1236 1326 1324 1323 1417 1313 1391 1292 1281 1356 1164

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Raptors 101, Suns 97 TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points, Amir Johnson added 16, and Toronto beat Phoenix to snap a six-game losing streak on Friday night. Kyle Lowry scored 15 points, and Jose Calderon had 13 points and nine assists for the Raptors, who ended Phoenix’s sevengame winning streak in Toronto. The Suns hadn’t lost there since Jan. 4, 2004. Marcin Gortat, Shannon Brown and Jared Dudley all scored 14 points for Phoenix. Goran Dragic had 13, and Michael Beasley chipped in with 12. It was the second straight loss for the Suns, who were routed 117-77 at Detroit on Wednesday. That marked their thirdbiggest margin of defeat in franchise history. Phoenix’s Luis Scola scored the first basket of the fourth quarter, but the Raptors answered with a 7-0 run — including five points from Johnson — to lead 87-78 with 9:04 left. A three by Calderon made it 92-85 with 6:54 remaining before backto-back baskets by Scola cut it to 92-89. Mickael Pietrus, in his Raptors debut, made a three from the corner before Sebastian Telfair and Jermaine O’Neal answered for the Suns to make it 95-93 with 3:53 to go. Phoenix trailed 96-95 with just under two minutes left when Dragic committed a turnover. Johnson finished the breakaway with a running dunk, putting the Raptors ahead by three points. Brown’s layup made it 98-97 with 1:07 left, but the Suns couldn’t take the lead. Gortat missed a shot, and Scola failed on the next two possessions. Lowry grabbed the rebound on Scola’s second miss and was fouled. He made one of two from the line to put Toronto up 9997 with 14 seconds to play. PHOENIX (97) Beasley 4-7 3-5 12, Morris 3-7 2-2 8, Gortat 6-10 2-2 14, Dragic 5-11 1-1 13, Brown 5-13 3-3 14, Scola 4-13 0-0 8, Telfair 3-5 2-2 8, O’Neal 2-4 2-2 6, Dudley 5-6 2-2 14, Tucker 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-77 17-19 97. TORONTO (101) Kleiza 2-5 0-0 5, Bargnani 1-4 2-2 4, Valanciunas 4-8 0-0 8, Lowry 5-9 4-6 15, DeRozan 8-18 7-9 23, A.Johnson 7-12 2-3 16, Pietrus 2-7 0-0 6, Calderon 5-7 0-0 13, Davis 2-4 0-2 4, Ross 3-7 0-0 7. Totals 39-81 15-22 101. Phoenix 25 27 24 21— 97 Toronto 19 32 29 21 — 101 3-Point Goals-Phoenix 6-16 (Dudley 2-3, Dragic 2-6, Beasley 1-2, Brown 1-3, Morris 0-1, Telfair 0-1), Toronto 8-14 (Calderon 3-3, Pietrus 2-5, Lowry 1-1, Kleiza 1-2, Ross 1-2, Bargnani 0-1). Rebounds-Phoenix 41 (Gortat 6), Toronto 50 (DeRozan, Davis 8). AssistsPhoenix 28 (Beasley 6), Toronto 24 (Calderon 9). Total Fouls-Phoenix 20, Toronto 20. A-18,246 (19,800).

Nets 98, Magic 86 ORLANDO, FLA. — Joe Johnson had 22 points, and Brooklyn earned its fifth straight victory, holding off Orlando. Gerald Wallace added 20 points, including five three-pointers, as all five Nets starters reached double figures. They beat the Magic for the third time this season and wrap up their fivegame road trip in Miami on Saturday. Glen Davis had 16 points to lead the Magic, who lost their third straight game. Brooklyn center Brook Lopez missed his first game of the season because of a mild right foot sprain. He is day-to-day. Orlando begins a fivegame road trip Sunday in Los Angeles. It will be their first meeting against Dwight Howard since trading the All-Star center this past summer. BROOKLYN (98) Wallace 7-9 1-2 20, Humphries 4-12 3-3 11, Blatche 6-14 2-2 14, Williams 4-9 2-2 11, Johnson 10-16 0-0 22, Evans 2-4 1-2 5, Bogans 0-1 0-0 0, Watson 2-4 0-0 6, Childress 1-5 0-0 2, Teletovic 1-4 0-0 3, Brooks 1-4 2-2 4, Taylor 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-83 11-13 98. ORLANDO (86) Harkless 4-8 0-0 8, Davis 6-11 4-5 16, Vucevic 5-12 2-2 12, Moore 6-10 0-0 13, Afflalo 2-10 1-2 5, Nicholson 5-8 2-2 12, Redick 0-4 2-2 2, Ayon 2-3 1-2 5, Smith 2-7 0-0 4, O’Quinn 1-2 2-2 4, McRoberts 1-1 0-0 2, Jones 1-2 1-2 3. Totals 35-78 15-19 86.

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PHOENIX’S MARKIEFF MORRIS, RIGHT, AND GORAN DRAGIC try to steal the ball from Toronto’s Jose Calderon. The Raptors defeated the Suns, 101-97, on Friday night in Toronto. Brooklyn 25 20 31 22 — 98 Orlando 21 23 21 21 — 86 3-Point Goals-Brooklyn 11-20 (Wallace 5-6, Watson 2-3, Johnson 2-4, Teletovic 1-3, Williams 1-3, Bogans 0-1), Orlando 1-11 (Moore 1-3, Smith 0-1, Jones 0-1, Redick 0-3, Afflalo 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Brooklyn 47 (Evans 10), Orlando 47 (Harkless 7). Assists-Brooklyn 22 (Williams 7), Orlando 20 (Redick, Moore 4). Total Fouls-Brooklyn 17, Orlando 19. A-17,103 (18,500).

76ers 104, Bobcats 98 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Evan Turner scored 25 points, Jason Richardson hit four three-pointers down the stretch, and Philadelphia beat Charlotte for its third consecutive victory. Jrue Holliday added 13 points and a career-high 15 assists for Philadelphia, which shot 51 percent from the field. Richardson had 14 of his 22 points in the final period, and Turner was 10-of-15 from the field for the game. PHILADELPHIA (104) Turner 10-15 4-4 25, T.Young 7-13 1-2 15, Allen 5-10 0-0 10, Holiday 6-15 1-2 13, Richardson 9-17 0-0 22, N.Young 3-6 2-2 9, Hawes 1-2 0-0 2, Wright 1-1 0-0 3, Wayns 2-5 0-0 5, Brown 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 44-86 8-10 104. CHARLOTTE (98) Kidd-Gilchrist 5-10 0-0 10, Mullens 3-12 4-4 10, Haywood 4-9 0-2 8, Walker 5-11 0-0 13, Taylor 6-10 2-2 16, Biyombo 5-6 4-8 14, Gordon 8-15 0-0 19, Diop 0-1 0-0 0, Sessions 3-9 2-2 8. Totals 39-83 12-18 98. Philadelphia 27 27 22 28 — 104 Charlotte 25 25 23 25 — 98 3-Point Goals-Philadelphia 8-17 (Richardson 4-8, Wright 1-1, N.Young 1-2, Turner 1-2, Wayns 1-3, Holiday 0-1), Charlotte 8-17 (Gordon 3-4, Walker 3-6, Taylor 2-4, Mullens 0-3). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Philadelphia 43 (Allen, Turner 10), Charlotte 51 (Kidd-Gilchrist 8). Assists-Philadelphia 26 (Holiday 15), Charlotte 25 (Walker 9). Total FoulsPhiladelphia 18, Charlotte 10. A-13,202 (19,077).

added 12 points for the Knicks, who improved to 6-0 at home and also beat the Wizards for the ninth straight time at Madison Square Garden. Both winning streaks are their longest active against one team. Chandler finished with 10 rebounds but his 5-of8 shooting represented a cold night after the NBA’s leading shooter had made 16 of 17 over his previous two games and came in shooting 71.8 percent for the season. Raymond Felton scored 11 points for the Knicks, who shot 53 percent from the field in their third straight game without starting guard Jason Kidd, who remains out with lower back spasms. WASHINGTON (87) Ariza 3-9 3-3 9, Seraphin 6-15 1-2 13, Okafor 2-3 2-2 6, Price 3-7 0-0 8, Beal 5-11 2-4 14, Singleton 0-0 0-2 0, Crawford 7-17 3-5 17, Webster 3-4 0-0 7, Nene 4-7 1-3 9, Livingston 1-2 0-0 2, Martin 0-1 0-0 0, Vesely 0-0 0-0 0, Barron 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 35-78 12-21 87. NEW YORK (108) Anthony 6-13 7-10 20, Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Chandler 5-8 2-3 12, Felton 5-13 0-0 11, Brewer 5-8 0-0 12, Smith 9-14 0-0 20, Novak 3-6 0-0 9, Prigioni 3-4 0-0 8, Wallace 3-5 0-0 7, Copeland 3-5 0-0 6, White 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 43-81 10-15 108. Washington 17 29 19 22 — 87 New York 26 31 29 22 — 108 3-Point Goals-Washington 5-18 (Price 2-4, Beal 2-5, Webster 1-1, Martin 0-1, Ariza 0-3, Crawford 0-4), New York 12-29 (Novak 3-6, Smith 2-3, Prigioni 2-3, Brewer 2-4, Wallace 1-3, Felton 1-4, Anthony 1-4, White 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Washington 52 (Seraphin 10), New York 43 (Chandler 10). Assists-Washington 11 (Crawford 4), New York 24 (Smith 6). Total Fouls-Washington 14, New York 20. Technicals-Washington defensive three second. A-19,033 (19,763).

Celtics 96, Trail Blazers 78 BOSTON — Jeff Green scored 19 points, Jason Terry added 17, and Boston cruised to a comfortable win without Rajon Rondo, topping Portland. Rondo served the first game of his two-game suspension for his role in a scuffle Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets. Courtney Lee started in his place and finished with 10 points, seven rebounds and five assists. The Celtics never trailed. They carried a 56-33 advantage into the break and took their biggest lead on a 22-foot jumper by Kevin Garnett that made it 65-38 with 8:26 left in the third quarter.

Cavaliers 113, Hawks 111 ATLANTA — Alonzo Gee scored on a putback with less than one second remaining, lifting Cleveland over Atlanta to snap a four-game losing streak. Gee rebounded a missed three-pointer by Dion Waiters and quickly followed up with the winning shot. The Hawks, out of timeouts, couldn’t manage a shot before time expired. Jeremy Pargo led Cleveland with 22 points, including three straight baskets late in the game. Waiters scored 21 and Anderson Varejao had 20 points and 18 rebounds for Cleveland, which earned its second road win in 11 tries.

PORTLAND (78) Batum 2-11 4-5 9, Aldridge 8-16 7-9 23, Hickson 3-7 5-8 11, Lillard 2-8 3-4 8, Matthews 2-6 1-1 5, Smith 0-5 0-0 0, Leonard 3-5 5-6 11, Barton 1-5 1-2 3, Pavlovic 0-0 0-0 0, Jeffries 0-0 1-2 1, Freeland 2-3 0-0 4, Babbitt 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 24-69 27-37 78. BOSTON (96) Pierce 3-7 5-5 12, Bass 3-6 0-0 6, Garnett 5-8 0-0 10, Lee 4-10 2-2 10, Terry 7-11 1-1 17, Sullinger 4-6 1-2 9, Collins 0-0 0-1 0, Green 6-13 5-5 19, Barbosa 3-5 2-2 9, Wilcox 1-4 0-0 2, Joseph 0-3 2-2 2. Totals 36-73 18-20 96. Portland 18 15 26 19 — 78 Boston 25 31 19 21 — 96 3-Point Goals-Portland 3-15 (Babbitt 1-1, Lillard 1-5, Batum 1-6, Smith 0-1, Matthews 0-1, Barton 0-1), Boston 6-16 (Green 2-4, Terry 2-5, Barbosa 1-1, Pierce 1-4, Lee 0-2). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Portland 50 (Aldridge 8), Boston 44 (Sullinger, Pierce 8). Assists-Portland 12 (Barton 4), Boston 20 (Lee, Pierce 5). Total Fouls-Portland 19, Boston 27. Technicals-Matthews, Terry, Boston defensive three second 2. A-18,624 (18,624).

CLEVELAND (113) Gee 4-12 4-5 13, Thompson 3-7 0-0 6, Varejao 7-12 6-6 20, Pargo 9-13 2-2 22, Waiters 6-16 7-7 21, Gibson 3-10 0-0 9, Zeller 4-6 2-2 10, Sloan 2-4 0-0 4, Samuels 0-0 0-0 0, Casspi 3-5 0-0 8. Totals 41-85 21-22 113. ATLANTA (111) Stevenson 4-6 0-0 12, Smith 9-19 5-9 25, Horford 6-12 3-5 15, Teague 4-11 6-8 15, Harris 5-9 3-3 13, Williams 5-10 5-5 18, Morrow 2-3 0-0 5, Pachulia 1-5 0-0 2, Johnson 2-3 1-2 6. Totals 38-78 23-32 111. Cleveland 27 29 26 31 — 113 Atlanta 29 38 24 20 — 111 3-Point Goals-Cleveland 10-23 (Gibson 3-5, Casspi 2-3, Pargo 2-4, Waiters 2-7, Gee 1-4), Atlanta 12-20 (Stevenson 4-6, Williams 3-5, Smith 2-2, Johnson 1-1, Teague 1-2, Morrow 1-2, Harris 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Cleveland 56 (Varejao 18), Atlanta 38 (Horford 11). AssistsCleveland 21 (Waiters 7), Atlanta 25 (Teague 7). Total Fouls-Cleveland 25, Atlanta 18. Technicals-Smith, Atlanta defensive three second. A-13,094 (18,729).

Knicks 108, Wizards 87 NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony and JR Smith each scored 20 points, and New York beat Washington for the 10th straight time. Tyson Chandler and Ronnie Brewer each

Thunder 104, Jazz 96 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 25 points, and Oklahoma City finished an impressive homestand by beating Utah. Oklahoma City won all three games by double digits and made a bid to

win three in a row by at least 20 points for the first time in 25 years before a late charge by the Jazz. Russell Westbrook had 23 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals. Kevin Martin scored 19 points for the Thunder. Enes Kanter scored a career-high 18 points, with 14 coming in the fourth quarter as Utah pulled within five before Oklahoma City closed it out. UTAH (94) Carroll 2-5 0-0 4, Millsap 5-11 3-4 13, Jefferson 7-18 2-2 16, M. Williams 4-10 4-4 13, Foye 4-9 0-0 12, Favors 0-1 0-0 0, Hayward 6-18 0-0 13, Burks 1-5 0-0 3, Tinsley 0-1 0-0 0, Kanter 8-11 2-2 18, Watson 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 38-92 11-12 94. OKLAHOMA CITY (106) Durant 8-13 9-11 25, Ibaka 6-8 0-0 12, Perkins 6-9 0-2 12, Westbrook 6-18 8-10 23, Sefolosha 3-6 0-0 6, Martin 7-12 4-5 19, Collison 2-4 2-3 6, Thabeet 1-4 1-2 3, Maynor 0-1 0-0 0, Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-75 24-33 106. Utah 20 22 25 27 — 94 Oklahoma City 22 32 29 23 — 106 3-Point Goals-Utah 7-23 (Foye 4-8, Burks 1-3, M. Williams 1-4, Hayward 1-6, Carroll 0-1, Watson 0-1), Oklahoma City 4-9 (Westbrook 3-5, Martin 1-2, Durant 0-1, Sefolosha 0-1). Fouled OutIbaka. Rebounds-Utah 43 (Jefferson 11), Oklahoma City 57 (Westbrook 13). Assists-Utah 24 (Watson 8), Oklahoma City 21 (Westbrook 8). Total Fouls-Utah 21, Oklahoma City 19. Technicals-Utah Coach Corbin, Westbrook. A-18,203 (18,203).

Grizzlies 90, Pistons 78 MEMPHIS, TENN. — Rudy Gay had 18 points, Marc Gasol and Mike Conley added 17 each, and Memphis won its fourth straight with a victory over Detroit. Darrell Arthur added 11 points for Memphis, while Jerryd Bayless scored 10 points. Gasol added 11 rebounds. Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 17 points and nine rebounds, and Tayshaun Prince finished with 15. Brandon Knight added 10 for Detroit, which lost its third straight and fell to 1-9 on the road. While the Pistons outrebounded the Grizzlies 46-39, Detroit had trouble controlling the ball, committing 22 turnovers to 12 for Memphis. DETROIT (78) Prince 6-13 2-2 15, Maxiell 2-4 1-2 5, Monroe 7-15 3-3 17, Knight 3-9 4-5 10, Singler 3-7 2-2 9, Stuckey 3-11 0-0 6, Drummond 2-3 0-0 4, Villanueva 3-7 1-2 9, Maggette 0-3 3-4 3. Totals 29-72 16-20 78. MEMPHIS (90) Gay 6-17 6-6 18, Randolph 3-8 2-4 8, Gasol 6-17 5-5 17, Conley 6-10 2-2 17, Ellington 1-9 0-0 3, Pondexter 0-3 0-0 0, Bayless 4-6 2-2 10, Speights 3-7 0-1 6, Arthur 5-8 1-1 11. Totals 34-85 18-21 90. Detroit 21 24 21 12 — 78 Memphis 22 31 23 14 — 90 3-Point Goals-Detroit 4-16 (Villanueva 2-4, Prince 1-2, Singler 1-3, Drummond 0-1, Knight 0-2, Maggette 0-2, Stuckey 0-2), Memphis 4-12 (Conley 3-5, Ellington 1-4, Pondexter 0-1, Gay 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Detroit 55 (Maxiell, Monroe 9), Memphis 46 (Gasol 11). Assists-Detroit 15 (Prince 4), Memphis 20 (Conley 5). Total Fouls-Detroit 20, Memphis 22. A-16,732 (18,119).

Timberwolves 95, Bucks 85 MINNEAPOLIS — Alexey Shved scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, and Kevin Love overcame a nasty stomach bug to collect 15 points and 14 rebounds in the Minnesota’s victory over Milwaukee. Nikola Pekovic had 14 points and tied a career high with 16 rebounds and J.J. Barea added 15 points and five assists for the Wolves, who are getting star guard Ricky Rubio back at practice this weekend for the first time since he tore an ACL last March.


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AREA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Tonganoxie splits J-W Staff Reports

Girls

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GEORGETOWN FORWARD MIKAEL HOPKINS (3) BATTLES FOR THE BALL against Tennessee forward Kenny Hall (20) during the second half of Georgetown’s 37-36 victory Friday in Washington.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

G’town tops UT, 37-36 The Associated Press

No. 20 Georgetown 37, Tennessee 36 WASHINGTON — Georgetown and Tennessee held each other scoreless over the final four minutes, and the Hoyas beat the Volunteers in a display of abysmal shooting Friday night in the SEC/Big East Challenge. On a night when the “challenge” part of the event was the task of simply putting the ball in the basket, the teams combined to make just 7 of 20 shots — from the free throw line. The field-goal shooting was just as horrid, with the Vols hitting 33 percent and the Hoyas 36 percent. Appropriately enough, the final possession of the game consisted of an air ball by Tennessee’s Skylar McBee. The rebound went out of bounds to the Vols, and Jordan McRae’s three-pointer at the buzzer clanged off the rim. No player scored in double figures for either team. Georgetown (5-1) had a great stretch last week to move into the Top 25, beating then-No. 11 UCLA and losing in overtime to top-ranked Indiana on back-to-back nights. Tennessee (4-2) came in with a two-game winning streak after a mid-November loss to Oklahoma State. Neither team looked like a winner Friday night. The Vols started 4 for 22 from the field and late in the first half had nearly as many fouls (10) as points (11). The half ended with McRae putting up with air ball on a baseline runner. The rebound went to teammate Trae Golden, who hit a lucky bank shot at the buzzer to complete a half-ending 7-0 run and give the Vols an 18-16 lead — even though they were shooting 27 percent. Georgetown did no better, also shooting 27 percent and going without a field goal for the last 10:13 of the half. Mikael Hopkins had an especially miserable time, missing three easy layups and four free throws in the first 20 minutes. The Hoyas got some momentum early in the second half, using their defense to spur a 15-5 run capped by a nice baseline move by Markel Starks, making the score 31-23 with 12 minutes to play. Then the Vols found a rhythm for the only time in the game, converting back-to-back transition baskets and taking the lead when McBee’s 3-pointer ended a 9-0 run. From there it was backand-forth, with the team trading fouls, turnovers and the occasional basket. An offensive foul on Jabril Trawick with 1:18 to play gave the Vols the ball trailing by one, but Jarnell Stokes didn’t come close with an air ball jumper with the shot clock running down.

Georgetown grabbed the rebound and called a timeout, but the Hoyas gave the ball right back when Otto Porter took his eyes off a simple pass near midcourt. The ball went out of bounds, and Tennessee had 20.9 seconds on the clock to set up a final possession. No matter. The Vols still couldn’t make a shot. Georgetown starter Nate Lubick suffered an apparent injury to his left arm in the first half did not play after halftime. TENNESSEE (4-2) Richardson 1-4 2-4 4, Stokes 2-3 0-2 4, Golden 4-9 0-1 8, McBee 3-8 0-0 8, Hall 1-2 0-2 2, Makanjuola 0-1 0-0 0, Moore 0-1 0-0 0, Chievous 1-3 0-0 2, Edwards 0-5 1-2 1, McRae 3-10 0-0 7. Totals 15-46 3-11 36. GEORGETOWN (5-1) Whittington 4-11 0-0 8, Hopkins 2-9 4-8 8, Starks 2-6 0-0 4, Porter 4-11 0-0 8, Lubick 0-0 0-0 0, Smith-Rivera 1-2 0-0 2, Domingo 0-0 0-0 0, Ayegba 0-0 0-0 0, Hayes 0-0 0-0 0, Trawick 3-5 0-1 7. Totals 16-44 4-9 37. Halftime-Tennessee 18-16. 3-Point Goals-Tennessee 3-16 (McBee 2-7, McRae 1-6, Richardson 0-1, Golden 0-2), Georgetown 1-7 (Trawick 1-3, Starks 0-1, Porter 0-1, Whittington 0-2). Rebounds-Tennessee 37 (Stokes 9), Georgetown 29 (Porter, Whittington 7). Assists-Tennessee 6 (Golden 4), Georgetown 11 (Porter 4). Total FoulsTennessee 16, Georgetown 11. A-13,656.

Big 12 Men

Tonganoxie 60, Lansing 31 TONGANOXIE — Madee Walker and Jenny Whitledge each scored 15 points, and Tonganoxie opened its season with a high school girls basketball rout of Class 5A Lansing on Friday. The Chieftains (1-0, 1-0 Kaw Valley League) led by one point at the end of the first quarter, but outscored the Lions (0-1, 0-1) by a 22-8 margin in the second. THS scored the first 12 points of the second half to put the game on ice. Four Chieftains reached double figures in the team’s season opener. Hannah Kemp and Katelyn Waldeier scored 10 points apiece. Walker and Waldeier tied for the team lead in rebounds with seven each. Defensively, the Chieftains held Lansing to a 22.2 field goal percentage, including just 9.5 percent from beyond the three-point arc. Morgan Bromell led the Lions with 13 points.

Oklahoma 69, Northwestern State 65 NORMAN, OKLA. — 7 9 10 5 — 31 Romero Osby scored 11 Lansing 8 22 16 14 — 60 points, and Oklahoma Tonganoxie Lansing — Morgan Bromell 5-15 converted three free 2-2 13, Jasmine Meyer 3-3 0-0 6, Emily Babcock 1-7 2-2 4, 1-13 1-4 4, Jordan throws in the final 17 sec- Counts 1-1 0-0 2, Madelyn Moya 1-2 0-0 onds to beat Northwest- 2, Madison Bosworth 0-2 0-0 0, Mikayla 0-8 0-0 0. ern State, giving coach Zilenski Tonganoxie— Madee Walker 5-10 4-5 Lon Kruger his 500th ca- 15, Jenny Whitledge 6-10 3-4 15, Hannah Kemp 3-6 3-4 10, Katelyn Waldeier 4-9 reer victory. 2-6 10, Emily Soetaert 3-6 1-8 7, Kara Reserve Jalen West Banks 1-2 0-2 2, Tressa Walker 0-0 1-2 1. scored 13 points to lead Northwestern State (3-3). West converted three of five three-point attempts. The Sooners (6-1) won their third consecutive game, but it didn’t come easy. Five minutes into the game, Northwestern State College Men Coach Mike McCona- EAST Georgetown 37, Tennessee 36 thy substituted his entire starting five. He did it SOUTH DePaul 80, Auburn 76 Louisiana Tech 86, Georgia St. 68 again seven minutes later South Florida 64, Georgia 53 and it seemed to help as MIDWEST the Demons led 32-29 at Kansas 84, Oregon St. 78 SOUTHWEST the half. Oklahoma 69, Northwestern St. 65 Neither team shot well Syracuse 91, Arkansas 82 Utah 74, Texas St. 69 in the first half, with both FAR WEST teams combining to conDrake 76, Nevada 66 San Francisco 78, Montana 68 vert 22 of 59 shots. Northwestern State’s defensive pressure frus- Big 12 Men Overall League trated the Sooners, who W L W L Oklahoma State 5 0 0 0 struggled to inbound the Texas Tech 4 0 0 0 ball, particularly in the fi- Kansas 6 1 0 0 Oklahoma 6 1 0 0 nal minutes. Kansas State 5 1 0 0 Now in his 27th season, TCU 6 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 Kruger is 500-321 and is Baylor State 4 2 0 0 No. 18 in wins among ac- Iowa Texas 4 2 0 0 tive head coaches. West Virginia 2 3 0 0

Baldwin 56, Jefferson North 43 WINCHESTER — Baldwin fought back from a large early deficit to defeat defending 2A state champions Jefferson County North. Jefferson County took an 18-2 lead just past the midway point of the first quarter behind junior Jacee Kramer, who score 11 of her game-high 21 points in the opening period. Baldwin was able to chip away at the lead, taking its first lead, 39-38, on a basket by junior Katie Jones with 40 seconds to play in the third quarter. Senior Kailyn Smith, who led Baldwin in scoring with 18 points, scored five-straight points on a three-pointer and two free throws, putting the Bulldogs up, 47-40, with 2:50 remaining in the game. Baldwin 6 17 12 21 — 56 Jeff County North 18 9 7 9 — 43 Baldwin — Alexia Stein 2, Kaitlin Jorgensen 3, Kailyn Smith 18, Jessie Katzer 7, Katie Kehl 4, Hailey Cope 9, Katie Jones 13 Jeff County North — Kymee North 4, Heather Polson 2, Mallory Kramer 9, Jacee Kramer 21, Jamie Navinskey 7

Boys Lansing 73, Tonganoxie 57 TONGANOXIE — Tonganoxie couldn’t overcome a slow start in a seasonopening loss to Lansing.

The Lions, ranked No. 4 in Class 5A, got double-digit scoring performances by four different players, including Joe Schneider’s game-high 19-point night. Roy Clayter, Khalil Bailey and Clay Young added 13, 11 and 10 points, respectively. John Lean led THS with 16 points, while Lansing transfer Blair Mathisen scored 10 against his former school. Lansing 20 18 16 19 — 73 Tonganoxie 8 12 14 23 — 57 Lansing — Joe Schneider 7-10 5-5 19, Roy Clayter 5-8 3-5 13, Khalil Bailey 4-6 3-6 11, Clay Young 4-7 1-4 10, Zach Jackson 3-7 0-0 9, Kenneth Banks 1-2 3-4 5, Joe Henry 2-2 0-3 4, Lucas Mein 0-1 1-2 1, Donte Gibson 0-1 1-2 1. Tonganoxie — John Lean 6-11 3-4 16, Blair Mathisen 4-5 2-2 10, Eric Tate 3-4 2-2 8, Eric McPherson 3-4 0-0 6, James Grizzle 3-5 0-0 6, Jared Sommers 1-3 2-2 4, Jack Dale 1-5 2-2 4, Tyler Ford 1-2 1-2 3, Ben Johnson 0-3 0-0 0.

Baldwin 63, JCN 43 WINCHESTER — Baldwin pulled away early against overmatched JCN. The 4A Bulldogs built a double-digit lead, 14-4, with 2:30 to play in the first quarter and were never threatened by the 2A Chargers. Senior Caleb Gaylord led the way for Baldwin, scoring 18 points. Baldwin 19 19 12 13 — 63 Jefferson Co. North 8 15 4 16 — 43 Jeff County North — Cory Noll, 9; Cole Brickell, 7; Shawn Lane, 6; Bryce Noll, 4; Luke Pyle, 8; Jacob GrandPre, 2; Ole Eidsvig, 7 Baldwin — Tim Craig, 11; Cornell Brown, 11; Luke Fursman, 5; Michael Burton, 8; Caleb Gaylord, 18; Quinn Twombly, 4; Christian Gaylord, 6

SCOREBOARD

No. 6 Syracuse 91, Arkansas 82 FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — James Southerland scored a career-high 35 points to lead the Orange over Arkansas. Southerland, who was a career-best 9-for-13 on three-pointers, helped the Orange (5-0) win in their first visit to Bud Walton Arena. The senior bested his former career marks of 22 points, set against Princeton earlier this season, and five threes, which he had as a freshman against Robert Morris. Brandon Triche and Michael Carter-Williams added 17 points each, and C.J. Fair had 12 for Syracuse — which was 11 of 26 from beyond the arc. Williams nearly had a triple-double, adding 10 rebounds and nine assists. BJ Young led the Razorbacks (3-3) with 25 points, 19 in the first half, while Marshawn Powell added 19. The loss was Arkansas’ third straight. The Orange led by as many as 15 points in the first half, sparked by Southerland’s early onslaught. The 6-foot-8 forward, who hit four threepointers in each of his last two games, hit his first five from behind the arc and Syracuse overcame an early onslaught of emotion from the frenzied Razorbacks — who fed off the crowd of 19,259.

No. 13 Texas 79, Texas A&M-CC 30 AUSTIN, TEXAS — Nneka Enemkpali tied a Texas record with her fifth consecutive double-double, and the Longhorns stifled College Women winless Texas A&M-Cor- EAST Drexel 55, Rhode Island 43 pus Christi. Navy 57, East Carolina 48 Penn 65, La Salle 56 Enemkpali had 11 Vermont 59, Houston Baptist 48 points, 18 rebounds and SOUTH three blocks for Texas California 63, Old Dominion 47 ETSU 83, Memphis 73 (5-0), and Imani McGeeHigh Point 81, Monmouth (NJ) 74 Stafford scored 20 points MIDWEST Appalachian St. 77, Xavier 73, OT and grabbed 11 rebounds. Green Bay 64, Indianapolis 52 Texas held Texas A&MKansas St. 64, MVSU 57 N. Illinois 67, Loyola of Chicago 63 Corpus Christi to just 15 Nebraska-Omaha 73, Texaspercent shooting for the Arlington 39 game, allowing just nine North Dakota 73, N. Dakota St. 63 Youngstown St. 76, Stony Brook 43 field goals, and led 46-9 at SOUTHWEST halftime. Houston 77, New Mexico 62 Texas 79, Texas A&M-CC 30 The nine points tied a FAR WEST Texas record for the fewFresno St. 82, Washington St. 59 N. Arizona 55, Cal St.-Fullerton 54 est allowed in a half. San Diego 77, Boise St. 70 Enemkpali’s doubleSan Diego St. 80, Southern Cal 46 Stanford 87, UC Davis 38 double streak ties the Tennessee St. 69, Idaho 64 school mark set by Tiffany UMKC 66, Air Force 58 Jackson in 2006. Janae Blount led the Big 12 Women Overall League Islanders (0-8) with 14 W L W L points, seven rebounds Kansas 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 and four steals. She was Iowa State State 5 0 0 0 the only Islanders player Oklahoma Kansas State 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 to make more than one Texas Baylor 6 1 0 0 basket. Oklahoma 6 1 0 0

SYRACUSE (5-0) Carter-Williams 7-15 3-5 17, Triche 7-16 1-2 17, Fair 4-9 4-5 12, Coleman 2-6 1-3 5, Christmas 0-2 0-0 0, Southerland 12-17 2-3 35, Keita 1-1 1-2 3, Cooney 0-2 2-4 2, Grant 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-68 14-24 91. ARKANSAS (3-3) Young 10-23 4-6 25, Powell 5-10 9-10 19, Mickelson 2-3 1-2 5, Madden 1-2 2-2 4, Wade 0-4 3-4 3, Clarke 2-4 4-5 9, Wagner 2-4 0-0 6, Bell 1-4 2-2 5, Williams 1-6 3-3 5, Scott 0-2 1-2 1, Qualls 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-62 29-36 82. Halftime-Syracuse 43-38. 3-Point Goals-Syracuse 11-26 (Southerland 9-13, Triche 2-7, Cooney 0-1, Fair 0-2, Carter-Williams 0-3), Arkansas 5-24 (Wagner 2-4, Clarke 1-2, Bell 1-4, Young 1-6, Madden 0-1, Williams 0-3, Wade 0-4). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsSyracuse 43 (Carter-Williams 10), Arkansas 35 (Clarke, Powell 7). AssistsSyracuse 17 (Carter-Williams 9), Arkansas 11 (Wagner 3). Total FoulsSyracuse 25, Arkansas 21. TechnicalYoung. A-18,370.

TEXAS A&M-CC (0-8) Jammer 1-11 1-4 3, Plummer 0-1 0-0 0, Darley 0-3 1-2 1, Blount 4-16 2-2 14, Gregory 0-5 0-0 0, Amboree 1-4 3-5 5, Roberts 1-8 1-2 3, Anderson-Sparks 0-1 0-0 0, Huff 0-3 0-0 0, Taylor 0-3 0-0 0, Schwartz 1-4 0-0 2, Alva 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 9-62 8-15 30. TEXAS (5-0) Enemkpali 5-15 1-2 11, Reed 7-8 2-4 16, Rodrigo 0-6 0-0 0, Roberts 4-9 0-0 9, Fussell 4-6 0-0 9, Bass 2-3 5-8 11, Sanders 1-7 1-2 3, McGee-Stafford 9-13 2-4 20, Taylor 0-2 0-0 0, Hartung 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 32-71 11-20 79. Halftime-Texas 46-9. 3-Point GoalsTexas A&M-CC 4-27 (Blount 4-12, Jammer 0-1, Taylor 0-1, Darley 0-2, Huff 0-2, Roberts 0-3, Gregory 0-3, Amboree 0-3), Texas 4-19 (Bass 2-3, Fussell 1-1, Roberts 1-5, Rodrigo 0-5, Sanders 0-5). Fouled Out-Plummer. ReboundsTexas A&M-CC 35 (Blount 7), Texas 58 (Enemkpali 18). Assists-Texas A&M-CC 6 (Gregory 3), Texas 24 (Rodrigo 7). Total Fouls-Texas A&M-CC 20, Texas 15. A-6,340.

Big 12 Women

Friday’s Games Kansas 84, Oregon State 78 Oklahoma 69, Northwestern State 65 Today’s Games Baylor at Kentucky, 11:30 a.m. Oklahoma State at Virginia Tech, 1 p.m. BYU at Iowa State, 1 p.m. UT Arlington at Texas, 3 p.m. Arizona at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 USC Upstate at Kansas State, 1 p.m.

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High School Boys

Abilene 39, Smoky Valley 31 Alma, Neb. 44, Thunder Ridge 35 Andover Central 68, Wichita Campus 48 Baldwin 63, Jefferson North 43 Basehor-Linwood 80, KC Bishop Ward 52 Berean Academy 58, Sterling 55 Blue Valley Southwest 81, William Chrisman, Mo. 45

Burlington 61, Osawatomie 50 Burrton 65, Chase 44 BV West 45, Olathe North 42 Central Plains 57, Hoisington 49 Chetopa 56, Altoona-Midway 28 Concordia 54, Beloit 41 Conway Springs 50, Medicine Lodge 31 Derby 78, Manhattan 67 Derby 78, Manhattan Catholic 67 Dighton 57, Trego 46 Dodge City 47, Goddard 34 Emporia 67, Maize 55 Fowler 70, Turpin, Okla. 39 Frankfort 44, Pawnee City, Neb. 33 Galena 50, St. Paul 48 Garden City 46, Pratt 27 Girard 60, Iola 52, 2OT Goodwell, Okla. 46, Rolla 38 Haven 64, Pretty Prairie 26 Holcomb 65, Liberal 47 Hope 34, Tescott 26 Hugoton 50, Syracuse 46 Humboldt 53, Eureka 48 Hutchinson Central Christian 78, Fairfield 55 Hutchinson Trinity 44, Ell-Saline 35 Inman 55, Goessel 26 Johnson-Stanton County 61, Greeley County 50 Kapaun Mount Carmel 72, Wichita East 66 Lansing 73, Tonganoxie 57 Lawrence 62, Junction City 60 Lyons 66, Ellsworth 36 Marion 61, Southeast Saline 47 McPherson 66, Salina Central 46 Meade 61, Elkhart 25 Mill Valley 59, KC Piper 56 Moundridge 58, Little River 48 Mulvane 62, Augusta 53 Nemaha Valley 57, Hanover 38 Ness City 68, Macksville 58 Northern Heights 56, Wabaunsee 50 Olathe East 51, BV North 48 Otis-Bison 46, Wilson 41 Ottawa 54, St. James Academy 39 Pittsburg 53, Louisburg 45 Pittsburg Colgan 66, Frontenac 54 Plainville 60, Osborne 49 Riverton 61, Cherryvale 49 Royal Valley 54, Herington 49 Salina South 58, Goddard-Eisenhower 35 Sedgwick 35, Olpe 33 SM Northwest 51, SM West 49 Smith Center 54, Victoria 50 Solomon 44, Salina Sacred Heart 34 South Central 34, Bucklin 29 South East 55, Oswego 40 South Gray 72, Satanta 50 Southwestern Hts. 61, Lakin 50 St. John 88, Pratt Skyline 19 Uniontown 32, Marmaton Valley 31 Valley Heights 48, Centralia 38 Wamego 47, Holton 32 Washburn Rural 59, KC Wyandotte 35 Wichita Bishop Carroll 53, Wichita Heights 45 Wichita North 76, Wichita Northwest 43 Wichita Trinity 58, Garden Plain 47 Winfield 55, Arkansas City 32 Baileyville B&B Tournament Axtell 43, Baileyville-B&B 36 Heritage Christian 58, Independence Home School 22 Flinthills Christian Tournament Veritas Christian 49, Smoky Valley 27 Hays City Tournament Consolation Semifinal Great Bend 53, Hays-TMP-Marian 27 Riley County 57, Colby 39 Semifinal Hays 54, Newton 53 Kearney, Neb. 62, DeSoto 55 Lebo Tournament Lebo 62, Madison 44 White City 39, Hartford 25 Washington County Tournament Blue Valley 44, Clifton-Clyde 42 Washington County 59, Pike Valley 49 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Abilene 39, Smoky Valley 31 Alma, Neb. 40, Thunder Ridge 37 Andover 55, Maize South 34 Andover Central 69, Wichita Campus 36 Argonia 52, Attica 35 Atchison County 51, PerryLecompton 24 Baldwin 56, Jefferson North 43 Barstow, Mo. 46, KC Schlagle 33 Basehor-Linwood 47, KC Bishop Ward 37 Belle Plaine 44, Bluestem 37 Beloit 57, Concordia 48 Burrton 42, Chase 34 Central Burden 56, Elk Valley 38 Central Plains 64, Hoisington 35 Chase County 43, Peabody-Burns 20 Cheney 48, Chaparral 42 Cheylin 53, Wheatland-Grinnell 52 Cimarron 64, Ulysses 40 Clay Center 49, Rock Creek 39 Conway Springs 51, Medicine Lodge 17 Council Grove 34, Osage City 18

Cunningham 54, Minneola 23 Dighton 48, Trego 22 Dodge City 41, Goddard 31 Ell-Saline 45, Hutchinson Trinity 31 Emporia 43, Lawrence 42 Eureka 49, Humboldt 18 Fairfield 60, Hutchinson Central Christian 23 Fowler 45, Turpin, Okla. 34 Frankfort 44, Pawnee City, Neb. 33 Fredonia 44, Neodesha 36 Garden Plain 55, Wichita Trinity 37 Girard 62, Iola 23 Goodland 49, Norton 27 Goodwell, Okla. 63, Rolla 44 Halstead 44, Remington 37 Haven 61, Pretty Prairie 28 Hill City 45, Stockton 35 Hodgeman County 47, Deerfield 23 Hope 34, Tescott 26 Hugoton 52, Syracuse 15 Ingalls 53, Moscow 24 Inman 60, Goessel 42 Johnson-Stanton County 59, Greeley County 36 Kapaun Mount Carmel 62, Wichita East 45 Kinsley 52, Sublette 35 Leavenworth 72, KC Washington 17 Lebo 39, Madison 37 Lincoln 49, Bennington 35 Lyons 51, Ellsworth 39 Manhattan 60, Derby 36 Marmaton Valley 48, Uniontown 40 McLouth 75, Heritage Christian 45 Meade 53, Elkhart 42 Mill Valley 58, KC Piper 34 Moundridge 32, Little River 22 Mulvane 45, Augusta 33 Nemaha Valley 46, Hanover 45 Ness City 56, Macksville 51 Oakley 54, Wichita County 37 Oberlin-Decatur 42, St. Francis 28 Olpe 49, Sedgwick 25 Osborne 47, Plainville 44 Pittsburg 53, Louisburg 52 Pittsburg Colgan 53, Frontenac 48, OT Pratt 50, Garden City 46 Rawlins County 43, Quinter 41 Royal Valley 47, Herington 29 Salina Central 41, McPherson 30 Salina Sacred Heart 44, Solomon 34 Salina South 58, Goddard-Eisenhower 35 SM Northwest 42, SM West 39 Smith Center 54, Victoria 50 South Barber 48, Caldwell 46 South Central 51, Bucklin 33 South East 48, Oswego 32 South Gray 58, Satanta 39 Southeast Saline 49, Marion 16 Southwestern Hts. 40, Lakin 25 St. James Academy 45, Ottawa 34 St. John 52, Pratt Skyline 30 St. Paul 49, Galena 31 Sterling 46, Berean Academy 44 Tonganoxie 60, Lansing 31 Topeka Hayden 64, Topeka West 8 Topeka Seaman 46, Olathe North 38 Valley Heights 65, Centralia 53 Wamego 36, Holton 32 Wichita Heights 65, Wichita Bishop Carroll 55 Wichita Northwest 57, Wichita North 33 Wilson 65, Otis-Bison 45 Winfield 72, Arkansas City 47 Baileyville B&B Tournament Baileyville-B&B 45, Axtell 32 Heritage Christian 46, Bishop Seabury Academy 42 Flinthills Christian Tournament Veritas Christian 44, Smoky Valley 27 Hays City Tournament Consolation Semifinal Great Bend 58, Hays-TMP-Marian 37 Riley County 37, Colby 33 Semifinal Kearney, Neb. 41, DeSoto 31 Newton 43, Hays 31 Lebo Tournament Hartford 43, White City 29 Washington County Tournament Clifton-Clyde 27, Blue Valley 25 Washington County 57, Pike Valley 38

Big 12

League Overall W L W L Kansas State 7 1 10 1 Oklahoma 7 1 9 2 Texas 5 3 8 3 Oklahoma State 5 3 7 4 TCU 4 4 7 4 Texas Tech 4 5 7 5 West Virginia 3 5 6 5 Baylor 3 5 6 5 Iowa State 3 6 6 6 Kansas 0 8 1 10 Today’s Games Kansas at West Virginia, 1:30 p.m. Oklahoma State at Baylor, 11 a.m. Oklahoma at TCU, 11 a.m. Texas at Kansas State, 7 p.m.


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What’s the right reaction when someone makes fun of your religious beliefs? Laughter can lead to conversation

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DICK BOTT still enjoys being at the controls of the network he founded 50 years ago.

Faith in the radio Bott’s network started 50 years ago in K.C. By McClatchy-Tribune

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Dick Bott started his first Christian radio station in the basement of the former Blue Ridge Mall, sandwiched between a barber shop and a child care center. Fifty years later, the Bott Radio Network consists of 91 stations reaching into 15 states, with a combined audience of more than 50 million people. Programs also can be heard worldwide by satellite, on the Internet and through mobile digital technology. Ever since he was a little boy growing up in Minnesota, Bott had a love for radio. It fascinated him that someone could speak into a microphone and be heard at other locations. After marrying, he and wife, Sherley, went to San Francisco in 1952, where her dad had a radio station and a job for Bott, who began honing his radio skills. In 1957, the couple bought a station in Monterey, Calif., that featured pop music, and it was a success. “But it just seemed less than fulfilling,” Bott said. “My wife and I were both Christians. And it seemed that there would be a way we could serve the needs and interests of the Christian community.” Bott said they wanted to encourage that community with Bible-based programs. He said they chose Kansas City because Bott thought the city’s population was large enough to support a Christian station. With that in mind, the couple moved to Kansas City in 1962 with their four children and a dog. Their dream, Kansas City’s Christian Voice (KCCV), 1510 AM, was born the same year. It featured some of the country’s top preachers and evangelists and call-in shows about current issues and events. Today the network serves Kansas City at 760 AM and 92.3 FM. In honor of its 50th anniversary this month and its beginnings in Kansas City, the Botts will add another local signal, 101.5 FM, in December. “I had no idea I would end up with 91 stations,” said Bott, 79, who is chairman of the board. “Size was not the goal,” but to give his life to something he believes in.

Bott’s son Rich Bott, 57, said he reviews each program that wants to join the network. “They must be Biblecentered, of high ethics and professional quality,” he said. Some detractors consider the network a wing of evangelical or conservative Christianity. The elder Bott makes no excuses for the fact that although many denominations are represented, programs that do not fit the network’s format do not find a home there. From its format comes strong teachings about “the sanctity of human life and the traditional definition of marriage to be between a man and a woman,” he said. This is biblical, and he wouldn’t accept any program that went against those biblical interpretations, he said. In 2008, Dick Bott was inducted into the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame, which is the highest honor of the organization with 1,400 member ministries. He also is one of the longest-serving members of its board. That same year he was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Carver Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Kansas City. As a teenager, Rich Bott learned about Christian radio by working at the station. He went to college and earned his master’s degree from Harvard Business School, then went to work at the network full time. While the elder Bott remains chairman of the board, Rich Bott has moved from executive vice-president to president and chief executive officer. He also serves as chairman of the National Religious Broadcasters and is on several other boards. Both men believe that the network’s success is because God has blessed them for making it possible for God’s word to be proclaimed. For the future, Rich Bott said the network will continue to take steps to help fulfill Jesus’ command to “go into all the world and preach the Gospel.” The new media tools will make this even more possible, he said. “What we have tried to do is to make the main thing the main thing,” Dick Bott said. “And the main thing is the word of God.”

Jeff Barclay, lead pastor, Christ Community Church, 1100 Kasold Drive: I don’t know if I ever laughed at the things I believe today about Jesus and the Bible, but I do know I didn’t always believe them. So if making fun of my religious beliefs is someone’s way of asking questions, while simultaneously dealing with their own doubts and fears, then I invite anyone’s raucous musings. I believe man bears the image of God. I also believe that God so loved the world that He sent His Son to be born as a man. His name was Jesus. He was crucified for my sins. In confessing those things, I understand that I can be restored in my relationship with God. In believing those things, I don’t become a better person than anyone else, but I do become a new person. As those are extraordinary things to believe, I totally understand the laughter that a doubter might direct at me. I don’t think the things I believe are funny, but I smilingly acknowledge

that I am often a caricature, rather than a reflection of my beliefs. So sometimes I join in when Barclay people make fun of me or the things I believe. Laughter certainly relieves the tension and possibly opens the door for real conversation because I take what I believe very seriously and enjoy talking about it. While I think I can hold my own in a discussion about my beliefs, winning an argument about my beliefs is not the best way to convince someone to change theirs. Laughter can reveal my misrepresentations or unveil another’s misperceptions. Often people are laughing at something that has never been explained to them. Jesus Christ, the One in whom I believe, managed well the contradictions of laughter. It would be foolishly funny for me to think I could avoid the mocking that He could not. — Send email to Jeff Barclay at jeff@ccclawrence.org.

Send your questions about faith and spiritual issues for our religion columnists to religion@ljworld.com.

Christ himself endured mockery The Rev. John McFarland, pastor, Christ Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church, 2312 Harvard Road: In this world, you will have tribulation: If they persecuted Me, they will persecute you; Don’t be surprised if the world hates you; All will hate you because of Me. Jesus promised His followers these hardships, the lightest of which involves ridicule. Jesus turned self-centered logic on its head, claiming, “Blessed are you when people hate, exclude, and revile you, spurning your name as evil on account of Me!” In a profound sense, it is normal when Christians are mocked for their faith. Some biblical perspectives under trials: Christ Himself is close to us in these times; we go to Him outside the camp, in those places of shame. When we find His comfort, we pass it on, encouraging those who suffer in deeper ways. Nov. 11 was the “International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.” Some 100 million Christians suffer today, far more than teasing, for publicly identifying with Christ. Those of us who are

not being persecuted physically must “remember their chains.” Anger toward critics McFarland is sinful and unproductive. The Bible describes the unbelieving state as a blindness, a deadness of heart, being entrapped by the great enemy. It is God’s work to make the blind see, create a beating heart of flesh and set captives free. We rejoice to be agents of His change, vessels in God’s merciful hands. To be ready for these encounters, we study His truth, prepare to make an “apologia,” lovingly “tear down [false] strongholds” in the gracious spirit of Jesus. One of Christianity’s greatest foes, Pharisee Saul, became its great champion, the Apostle Paul. Through the Gospel’s transforming power, that story repeats itself around the world, even today. Simply, “right reaction” includes prayer, rejoicing, love and words of grace. May God do in you what He’s done in me! — Send email to John McFarland at JMMLawrence@aol.com.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

BIRTHS Moore Birth Announcement Chris and Candace Moore, Lawrence, announce the birth of their daughter, Caelyn Rae Moore, May 28, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Caelyn has a brother, Connor Alan Moore, 4. Her maternal grandparents are Vicci Jones, Lawrence, and David Jones, Topeka. Her paternal grandparents are Mark and Debra Moore, Lawrence. Her maternal greatgrandparents are Ernest

Caelyn Rae Moore

and Wanda Rockhold, Omaha, NE. Her paternal great-grandparents are Richard and Jane Moore, Lawrence.

AROUND AND ABOUT Twenty-four baccalaureate students and two graduates students in the Washburn University School of Nursing have been inducted into the Eta Kappa Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. To qualify, a student must have completed at least one-half of the nursing curriculum, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and rank in the upper 35 percent of the class. Area inductees include Miriam Loganbill, of Berryton; Gretchen Auten and Mark Randtke, of Lawrence; and Holli Erickson, of Meriden.

Lawrence High School (K-12), Southwest Middle School (K-8) and Sunflower (K-5 & K-3) all claimed first-place team trophies in the Southwest Middle School Chess Tournament on Nov. 17. Southwest also earned a secondplace trophy in K-12, while Sunset Hill and Quail Run were second in K-5 and K-3, respectively. Cordley (K-5) and Prairie Park (K-3) earned third-place trophies. Individual champions from Lawrence were Apramay Mishra, Southwest, in K-8 and Oliver Rubenstein, Raintree, in K-3. Other Lawrence-area medallists were, in K-12: Ilya Schaefer, Southwest, 3rd; Jack Easton, Lawrence Virtual School, 4th; Joseph Miller, Free State, 5th; Robert Newman, LHS, 7th; Kiana Hajiarbabi, Southwest, 8th; Shahrzad Hajiarbabi, LHS, 10th; Thomas Peterson, LHS, 11th; Tom Brooks, FSHS, 12th; Ryan Duan, Quail Run, 14th; Kaustubh Nimkar, LHS, 16th; John Ely, Southwest, 17th; Lane Quick, LHS, 18th; George Wedge, LHS, 19th; and Christopher Greenfield, LHS, 22nd. In K-8: Jeffrey Wilson, Southwest, 7th; Maxwell Briggs, South, 8th; Liam Hoey-Kummerow, Central, 9th; Sebi Brown, Central, 10th; Shrivatsa Malladi, Southwest, 11th; Ethan Carroll, Southwest, 12th; Jasmine Mihu, South, 13th; John Anderson, Southwest, 14th; Myles Palmer, Southwest, 15th; Jeseung Lee, Southwest, 16th; Edward Reyes, Southwest, 17th; Dylan Snyder, Southwest, 18th; Matthew De Guzman, Southwest, 19th; Andrew Anderson, Southwest, 20th; John Milburn, St. John’s, 22nd; and John Racy, Southwest, 23rd. In K-5: Caleb Prescott, Langston Hughes, 5th; Isaac Lee, Sunset Hill,

9th; Krishi Sabarwal, Quail Run, 10th; Wheeler Battaglia-Davis, 11th; Rajin Nagpal, Sunflower, 13th; Baker Anderson, Sunflower, 14th; Rita Joseph, Sunset Hill, 15th; Ben Hoopes, Cordley, 16th; Guthrie Bricker, Cordley, 17th; Colin Greenfield, Prairie Park, 20th; William Schellman, Prairie Park, 21st; Jocelyn Wilson, Sunflower, 22nd; Grace Edmonds, Sunflower, 23rd; Nati Zicker, Sunset Hill, 24th; and Abdullah Ahmed, Sunflower, 25th. In K-3: Ben Shryock, Cordley, 3rd; Annelise Hoopes, Cordley, 6th; Hannah De Guzman, Sunflower, 7th; Brennan Quick, Prairie Park, 9th; Bill Qian, Quail Run, 10th; Santino Jasso, Quail Run, 11th; Keaton Xu, Sunflower, 12th; Ryan Orth, Sunflower, 13th; Luke Rogers, Prairie Park, 14th; Bryce Erickson, Raintree, 16th; David Bell, Sunflower, 20th; Bailey Lombardo, Prairie Park, 21st; Kaden Krambeer, Sunflower, 22nd; Richard Li, Quail Run, 25th; Steven Duan, Quail Run, 26th; Andrew Mihu, Prairie Park, 27th; Matthew Down, Sunflower, 28th; and Emma Shockey, Sunflower, 29th.

Air National Guard Airman Broden Schnittger, a 2012 Tonganoxie High School graduate, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Thirty-four Washburn University students were recently inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society. Those elected to membership include juniors in the top 7.5 percent of their class and seniors in the top 10 percent of their class, along with outstanding graduate students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. Area inductees include Beth Prittie, of Lawrence, and Connie Hood, of Meriden.

TiCondra Swartz, a captain in the U.S. Army from Lawrence, has received her second Bronze Star for her current Middle East deployment. Swartz, a Lawrence High school and Kansas University graduate, is stationed in Hawaii at Schofield Barracks.

Holiday stress becomes amplified for Alzheimer’s caregivers By Ben Wolford Sun Sentinel

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — Arnold Thaler was a corporate executive known for solving problems and jetting to the Far East on business. He was the best man in his son’s wedding, and his wife planned to travel with him in their golden years. Then Alzheimer’s disease, a neurological con-

dition with no cure and no survivors, took hold of Thaler, 74, and added a new, unexpected strain on his family. “Today he is someone who needs full-time, 24/7 care,” said his son, Scott Thaler, 43, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., advertising executive. “He doesn’t have the ability to communicate with any of us anymore.” The disease’s tolls are

crushing to its victims but also devastate the people who love them, the children- and spouses-turnedcaregivers, many of whom will mark the holidays this year under the pall of emotional and financial stress. Nearly 1 million people in Florida alone are caregivers to an Alzheimer’s patient, most of whom report high levels of stress and consequent health complications, the national

Alzheimer’s Association said in its annual report. “South Florida is ground zero for Alzheimer’s disease,” said Dr. Mark Brody, a Delray Beach, Fla., neurologist at Brain Matters Research, which undertakes clinical trials for medicine companies. As patients progress through the disease, they steadily lose brain function. Their memories flicker and motor skills slip. In later

stages, victims lose their speech and then the capacity for basic personal care. Close family members become strangers and, eventually, unpaid home aides. In Florida, caregivers provide $13.8 billion in uncompensated care, and nationally about one in 10 are forced to stop working, the Alzheimer’s Association reported. For these reasons, and because brain diseases are

complex, health care for Alzheimer’s patients often becomes a family affair. “One of our rules is a new patient has to come with a family member or a caregiver,” said Dr. Marc Agronin, a geriatric psychiatrist at Miami Jewish Health Systems. Agronin’s brand of health care involves close personal contact with his patients, which he says is essential — and difficult to monetize.


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North Lawrence Improvement Association Meeting -Monday, Dec. 3, 7pm. at United Centenary Methodist Church, corner of 4th & Elm. View Nativity scenes from around the world and enjoy refreshments. All welcome! Info.785-842-7232

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Fourth Annual BOOSTER CLUB HOLIDAY MERCHANDISE SALE! Holiday shopping for your Firebirds and Firebird Family TIME: 8:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m. DATE: Saturday morning, December 1 PLACE: Freddie’s Closet and area in front of gym doors. Enter through the northeast doors

in Baldwin to consistently grow and service ag loan portfolio and full array of financial services. Proven individual contributor within collaborative team. Related bachelors degree plus successful ag lending or relationship sales experience. Résumé and cover letter to TeamHR@Frontier FarmCredit.com or TeamHR, Frontier Farm Credit, 2627 KFB Plaza Suite 201E, Manhattan, KS 66503. Full description at www.FrontierFarmCredit. com EEO/AA/M/F/D/V

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to perform accounting functions for the agency. Job description and application process are found at www.ldchealth.org. Qualified candidates with Spanish language skills encouraged to apply.

Position open until filled. EOE

Paraeducators Interested in helping others? Working with individuals who have special needs? Paraeducators are needed to support the learning and personal needs of students. Full and part time positions available, great Benefits, and potential summer employment. View job descriptions and apply online at www.usd497.org or visit us at 110 McDonald Dr. 66044. EOE.

EngineersTechnical Entry Level Field Engineering Technician. Local firm seeking qualified individuals. Requirements include computer experience, strong mechanical aptitude, and ability to work outside w/ extensive travel. HS diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license required. Send resume to LWRFieldTech@gmail.com or mail to Engineering Tech Position, PO Box 69 Lawrence, Kansas 66049.

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RECEIVING SPECIALIST Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for a Receiving Specialist in our distribution center. We are a family-owned operation with a 17,000 circulation daily newspaper, several weekly community newspapers, a Commercial Printing division, and a contract print site for USA TODAY. Receiving Specialist is responsible receiving and storage of print inventory; accurately fulfill process orders from specifications; handle the processing and bundling of newsprint products from the press to distributors; and operate equipment including inserters, stacking and strapping machines.

Successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong organizational skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; able to multi-task with good attention to detail; strong communication skills; a high school diploma or GED; experience operating machinery and maintenance skills helpful; good attention to detail; able to lift up to 70 lbs. and stand for long periods of time and frequently twist and bend; and able to operator a fork lift and handjack.

We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.co m. EOE

Public Works Supervisor The City of Edwardsville, KS is accepting resumes for a Public Works Supervisor. The duties include but are not limited to managing overall operations of the Public Works Department, including Street Maintenance, Parks Maintenance, Storm Water and Sewer; to provide administrative support to City Management and participate and/or lead in implementing goals and objectives developed for the department and the City as a whole. Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in public works operation and maintenance, including 1 year of supervisory experience, HS degree or equivalent, valid CDL (Class B). Starting pay is $17.45-$19.81 per hour DOQ, plus benefits. To view the job description in detail and how to apply, please go to www.edwardsvilleks.org

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needed full-time for busy Internal Medicine Practice. Office experience preferred. Competitive wage and benefits. Forward resume to or complete application at: Reed Medical Group 404 Maine St Lawrence, KS 66044

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Hotel-Restaurant Looking for kitchen staff, busser, host/hostess, bartenders & servers. Apply in person at Yokohama Sushi, 811 New Hampshire, Lawrence.

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Apartments Furnished Rooms (newly remodeled) Rent by week or by month. With cable & internet. Call Virginia Inn 785-856-7536

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2BR starting at $500, 1BR starting at $450 all deposits $300. www.parkwaypropertiesks.com 785-841-1155 1BR — 740-1/2 Massachusetts, above Wa Restaurant, 1 bath, CA. $650/mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 1BR, Available now, close to KU, downtown & grocery, $550/mo, utilities paid. Call 785-843-5190

Limited time Only: Sign a lease, get $250 off 2nd month’s rent! Prices starting at $449/bedroom. Located on bus route, close to KU and access to upgraded amenities, including 24-hour clubhouse, fitness center, business center, 2 bark parks and indoor basketball court. Call 785-842-5111 for more info or visit www.campuscourtku.com

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Move-in Specials Units avail. NOW 2BR apts, 2BR Townhomes, 3BR Townhomes VILLA 26 APARTMENTS & Townhomes Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 www.info@villa26 lawrence.com

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes Move-in Specials 2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. $685/mo. 785-842-5227 www.info@villa26lawrence.com

Spacious 1 BR, available Jan. 1st, lease ends July 31st, upstairs, includes W/D, no deposit. I pay your first 2 months rent! 785-312-4061 SUNRISE VILLAGE Check out our new patios! $300-$400 off 1st mo. rent! 3-4BR, gar, W/D, KU bus route, 785-841-8400 www.sunriseapartments.com

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

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

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19th & Iowa Location, Location, Location! 1& 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bath

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W/D, pet friendly Reduced deposits! 2BRs from $650/month 3BRs get 1st month FREE Hurry in, specials end soon! 785-841-8468

PARKWAY COMMONS 3601 Clinton Pkwy *GREAT FALL SPECIALS* 1,2,3 BR W/D, Hot Tub Fitness Center, Sm pet OK! 785-842-3280

Lawrence Journal-World is hiring a Coordinator in our distribution center. We are a family-owned operation with a 17,000 circulation daily newspaper, several weekly community newspapers, a Commercial Printing division, and a contract print site for USA TODAY. Coordinator is responsible for providing training to team members and assisting with supervising; handles the processing and bundling of newsprint products from the press to distributors; and troubleshoot machinery. Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., including weekend and holidays. We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals who are looking to grow in their career with a fast-paced company. Ideal candidate will have leadership experience; a team player; self-starter with strong organizational skills; experience operating machinery and maintenance skills preferred; strong communication skills; good attention to detail and able to multi-task; a high school diploma or GED; able to lift up to 70 lbs.; stand for long periods of time and frequently twist and bend; and proficient with MS Office. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com or complete an employment application at 645 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, opportunities for career advancement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Spring Semester Specials! The City of Ottawa, Kansas, a municipal government, at www.HRePartners.com. Please visit the site, then select the City of Ottawa logo to view current openings. The City is NOW recruiting for: • Water Distribution /Wastewater Collection • Collection Maintenance Worker 1

448 Grandview Terr - 1/2 month Free! 1745 W. 24th - 1/2 month Free! Contact RMS for Details 866-207-7480 or www.RentRMS.com

2BR, 2406 Alabama, bldg 10, 1.5 baths, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, $570, no pets, 785-841-5797

The City of Ottawa is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The City of Ottawa is a nationally recognized Playful City USA community.

2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. No pets. $460/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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2BR, in duplex, 2020 W 9th. extra large LR, ex. location, W/D included. No pets $675/mo. 785-813-1344

2BR, 2412 Alabama, 2nd fl, roomy, CA, washer/dryer. plenty of parking, No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797

Healthcare ComfortCare Homes of Baldwin City seeks a FT or PT CMA for the night shift. Flexible shift schedule caring for 6 residents in a beautiful neighborhood residence. CNAs interested in pursuing certification as a CMA will be considered. Applications at www.comfortcarebaldwin.comMail to: 232 Elm St., Baldwin, KS 66006

2BR - 741 Michigan, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, W/D hookup, full unfin. bsmt. 1 pet ok. $730/mo. Call 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 3BR, 951 Arkansas, 1 month free, 2 bath, C/A, laundry, dw, microwave, $750, no pets, 785-841-5797

DIGITAL EDITOR The World Company, a fast-paced, multimedia organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a Digital Editor to accelerate our transition into a news organization that can provide our audiences with local information across multiple platforms and find innovative ways to use social media and other digital tools to support and increase user engagement. The Digital Editor will on a daily basis, collaborate with other editors and reporters to enhance storytelling via digital platforms, including online, on mobile and via social media; monitor and respond to breaking news and get it to our readers and site visitors as quickly as possible; build and manage online communities on LJWorld.com, Lawrence.com and related sites, including monitoring and moderating comments; manage our social media efforts to disseminate our news and headlines and encourage interaction among fans and followers; manage and ensure the quality and quantity of video content; prioritize and arrange online content to boost traffic and audience engagement; monitor and analyze Web, mobile and traffic trends; manage e-mail, text and mobile products; act as a primary contact for staff or users having trouble using or navigating LJWorld.com and other related websites; and demonstrate creativity, provide new ideas and be willing to try new things to enhance web site content and other media formats. The ideal candidate should have a track record of being comfortable thinking on his or her feet, solving problems and identifying and adapting to emerging digital trends; the ability to work with those who have both more and less news experience; excellent writing and copy editing skills in a fast-paced Web environment and have strong news judgment; a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related area with at least two years’ experience using digital social media tools in a news or media related environment. Must be available to work evenings as weekends as needed. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check and preemployment drug screen required. EOE


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

HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 1st month Rent FREE 3 Bedroom w/Garage Pets under 60lbs. 785-842-3280

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

A cord is 128 cubic feet. Don’t get shorted! Full cords of seasoned mixed hardwoods $170. Half cords $90. Delivered and stacked. 913-963-4936 A Full Cord Seasoned Hedge, Oak, Locust & mixed hardwoods, stacked & delivered, $180. Call Landon, 785-766-0863

Cured Firewood for sale. Hedge, oak, locust, & other mixed hardwoods. Homes, Suburban $170/cord. Split, stacked & Delivered. Call Ryan at 3BR+ w/ceiling fans, SE 785-418-9910 Lawrence on Haskell, fireMixed hardplace, 2 BA, 2 dining areas, Firewood: mostly split. 2-car garage, $1150, +dep. woods, Stacked/delivered. $90 785-393-5450, 785-393-7280 -1/2. James 785-304-4075

Houses 436 Eldridge, 3BR, 2 bath, W/D incl, 2 car, walk-ins, $1,050/mo. 785-856-9643 2730 Maverick, $900/mo, 3 BR, 1 bath, basement, large fenced yard, available now. Heritage Realty 785-841-1412

Mixed firewood. Delivered and stacked. A cord, $150. 1/2 cord, $75. 785-594-7494

Furniture All Wooden dresser, Pier One. Great shape, 2 yrs. old, $40. 785-393-1992

Lawrence Multi-Family Garage Sale Fri. Nov. 30 & Sat. Dec. 1 814 W. 27th Terrace 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Acer Netbook, Office task chair, Signed/numbered/ framed KU print, Bassett 3-cushion couch, 700-watt microwave, Fax machine, George Foreman grill (new in box), Twin-size electric blanket (nib), Queen-size down comforter, Two tables of tools, Two tables of Christmas decor, Dansk Mesa Sky Blue stoneware, Wood entertainment center, 20” color TV, Cookbooks, Adult winter-weight clothes & shoes, 3 ladies leather jackets, Humidifier, Shop-Vac Cash Only, Please

Baldwin City

2BR 1-1/2 bath, nice mobile home, W/D hookup,CH/CA, $535/mo. + Refs. & deposit. Avail Nov. 1. 913-845-3273

CD spinner/holder of 88, black, $10, please call 785-331-5072

Music-Stereo

Cadillac 2004 Deville, one owner, very nice, leather heated and cooled seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, lots of luxury! Stk#691881 only $9,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cadillac 2008 DTS Luxury II V8, leather heated & cooled seats, remote start, alloy wheels, all the luxury without the luxury price! Stk#543052 only $18,714 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Huge Moving Sale! 1108 8th St, Baldwin City Sun., Dec. 2, 10a-4p

Power reclining sofa, Great Garage Refrig., D.J. Baker’s Racks, (2) One Turntables and Amp, white - 68” tall, 28” long, Garden Tiller, fence 19-1/2” deep. $35. One posts and other garden 2BR, 715 Maine, 2 bath, 3 brass - 56” tall, 24”long, supplies, Christmas destory, C/A, W/D hookups, 12” deep, $20. 785-843-5396 cor and tree, other home DW, 2 car garage, 1 pet ok, decor, womens clothing, Chest of drawers - $35 or $1350, 785-841-5797 camping gear and more! best offer, please call Dont miss it! 785-841-6254 3-4BR, 3-1/2 bath homes 10-4 Sunday only!! at Candy Lane. 1,900 sq. Love seat with pillows, ft., 1 car gar $995/mo. white and grey, $35 obo . Pets ok w/pet deposit. 785-841-6254. www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785 Oak dresser with upright mirror. Great shape, curved front. Two small drawers on top, Two large lower drawers. Beautiful 3BR, 2 story, 2 baths, 2 car Christmas present, $99. garage, 3624 W. 7th, has 785-393-1992 study, FP, unfinished bsmt, Pets C/A, dw, W/D hooks, 1 pet Office desk with locking drawer, $45 obo, call ok, $1250, 785-841-5797 785-841-6254 AKC Vizsla, Shots & Loft BR, 1226 Prairie, 1.5 wormed, both parents bath, 2 story, CA, W/D Santa wall/door hooked hunt, $300. call hookup, 1 pet ok. $630/mo. rug hanging. 26” x 21”. 785-643-5665 Salina. Call 785-841-5797 Very good condition. $20. Call 785-865-4215 Pointer puppies for sale, Mobile Homes claws removed, Twin size mattress and dew boxspring, new, $100. Champion bloodline, regis2BR, 2 bath, Nice quiet 785-218-2742. tered, $400. 785-550-2568 park in Lecompton, manufactured home. $560/mo. Yorkie Poo puppies, Call 785-887-6584 Miscellaneous www.cuddlesomefarms.com Older adults avail. Call Beautiful twin long or reg- 785-883-4883 Roommates ular comforter set with dust ruffle, pillow sham, 1BR, furnished, in quiet, light blue, green & white neat home. Perfect for stu- with daisies, includes baby dent, non-smoker pre- blue sheets & pillow case, ferred. $475. 785-979-4406 $25. 785-331-5072

Eudora

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro 1LT V6,18K miles, Auto, Red, Great car. $22,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Chevy 2009 HHR LT, GM Certified with 2years of scheduled maintenance included, sunroof, leather heated seats, power windows, On Star, stk#10158 only $14,450.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevy 2011 Impala LT GM Certified w/2 years scheduled maintenance included, very affordable with low payments, stk#16717 only $14,396.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT Power windows, power locks, alloy wheels, and a rear spoiler make this the perfect kid car. Great on gas and front wheel drive. 12M883A $9,542 23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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EXECUTIVE OFFICE

AVAILABLE at WEST LAWRENCE LOCATION $525/mo., Utilities included Conference Room, Fax Machine, Copier Available Call Donna at (or e-mail) 785-841-6565 Advanco@sunflower.com

Area Open Houses Real Estate Auction Dec. 8th Open House Nov. 25th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm Dec. 2nd, 1:00 - 4:00 pm 1700 Pennsylvania St Midwest Land & Home Chris Paxton, Agent/Auctioneer 785-979-6758 dco.com www.ksland

12 MONTHS INTEREST FREE Save on acoustic & digital pianos during our Sounds of the Season Piano Sale! Call us today at 1-800-950-3774

2002 Buick LeSabre Custom-99K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise, Steering Radio Controls, 2-owner, Save $6,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2008 Dodge Charger SXT V6-70K, AT, CD, Heated Leather, Dual-Zone Climate Control, 1-owner, Save $15,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Let the Sounds of the Season fill every corner of your home w/beautiful music this year w/a piano from Mid-America Piano www.piano4u.com

Antiques KIPP’S TREASURES

Is Moving to a new location in Tonganoxie. Come visit us at our new location in 2013.

Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures

Let the Sounds of the Season fill every corner of your home w/beautiful music this year w/a piano from Mid-America Piano www.piano4u.com

Don’t see what you want? Give us a call and we can help you find it! Dale Willey Automotive, just ask for Doug at 785-843-5200 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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If the weather outside is frightful, be delighted to be at home with a piano from Mid-America Piano 800-950-3774 piano4u.com

Commercial Real Estate TRUSTEES ABSOLUTE AUCTION! December 13, 11 AM Villa 26 Apts / Townhomes 76 Unit Project 2109 W. 26th, Lawrence Due diligence www.billfair.com BILL FAIR AND CO. AUCTIONEERS

2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco 4cyl, 42mpg, Auto, Gray. $17,998 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Ford Focus SE Really low miles on a great gas saving sedan. PW/PL, cruise control, great car for those on a budget. Remaining factory warranty. #P1080 $13,500. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Cars-Domestic

Convertible V6, Silver, This great car could be yours at $8,000.

GMC 2004 Yukon XL SLT 4wd, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, room for 8, DVD, Bose sound, hurry this one won’t last long! Stk#326101 only $9,875. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Buick 2004 Lesabre Limited 3800 V6, leather heated memory seats, power equipment, steering wheels controls, stk#327812 only $5,819. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Buick 2004 Lesabre Limited 3800 V6, leather heated memory seats, power equipment, steering wheels controls, stk#327812 only $5,819. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT, alloy wheels, power equipment, remote start, great gas mileage! Only $10,500 stk#159541 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2011 Fiesta FWD, manual transmission, fantastic fuel economy, one owner, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, stk#352831 only $13,915 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 Saturn Aura XR V6 Heated seats, White, clean car for $11,000 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2009 Saturn Aura XR Well equipped with leather, heated seats, power seat. 4 cylinder for great MPG and roomy at the same time. 12T543B $15,141 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Saturn 2007 Ion 3, one owner, local trade, super nice car! Leather, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, great gas mileage! This one won’t last long, please hurry! Stk#392301 only $10,425. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

GMC 2004 Yukon XL SLT 4wd, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, room for 8, DVD, Bose sound, hurry this one won’t last long! Stk#326101 only $9,875. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Have your car cleaned by a Professional! We will detail your car the same as our pre-owned inventory. Most vehicles are only $220.95 call Allen @ Dale Willey Automotive to schedule your cars make over! You won’t believe the difference! 785-843-5200 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Scion xB CARFAX 1-owner, very roomy crossover from the original boxcar maker. #P1025A $13,528 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

365 HP EcoBoost engine and AWD makes this Taurus an exciting car to drive. CARFAX 1-owner and low miles. Remaining factory warranty. P9897 $25,972 Hyundai 2011 Accent GLS, power equipment, steering wheel controls, great commuter car! Stk#19070 only $10,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2008 Lincoln MKZ Luxury and comfort come in this great car. Leather seats, remote start, and good gas mileage. P10025A $14,942

Bicycles-Mopeds Huffy Green Machine, 20” 3-wheel trike, green/Black, adjustable seat, very good condition, $60. 785-842-0214.

QUALITY INSTRUMENTS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES! Pianos starting at $688. Mid-America Piano piano4u.com 785-537-3774

2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS 80K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise Control, Cloth Interior, 1-owner, Like New $12,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Ford Certified Pre-owned comes with a great warranty and peace of mind knowing that the car is almost brand new. Great gas mileage and plenty of room. P1074 $14,995 23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Red Christmas floor length flannel robe, never worn, size large (16-18), $12. 785-331-5072

Sparkly, glittered pink & blue collectible castles for those who love to imagine fantasy of princes, princesses & knights of old, $12. 785-331-5072

2007 Hyundai Accent GS 2dr. Hatchback, white with manual transmission, 80K miles, a great car for the commuter and a bargain at $7500! Call CARRIE @ 785-550-6464 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2009 Hyundai Accent GS-46K, 5-Speed, AC, CD player, Cloth interior, 2-owners, Clean $8,500. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Hyundai 2008 Elantra, FWD, automatic, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power windows, cruise control, great commuter car! Stk#10472 only $10,816. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2007 Lincoln Town Car Designer Series and low miles. Heated Leather Seats, very well taken care of. One of the smoothest road cars every made and a CARFAX 1-owner. 13T376A $17,995

2005 Acura TL -70K, AT, Climate Control, CD Changer, Moonroof, Heated Leather, No Accidents $13,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 AT, Heated Leather, Moonroof, CD Changer, Paddle Shifters, 1-owner, Flawless $21,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000.

Sounds of the Season Sale! All acoustic & digital pianos on sale thru Dec 15th! 12 Months S.A.C. 785-537-3774 piano4u.com

Hyundai 2010 Accent GLS FWD, 4cyl, great gas mileage, power equipment, stk#354761 only $12,865. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

PUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT AD IN TODAY!!

Cadillac 2007 CTS w/luxury package, sunroof, alloy wheels, leather heated memory seats, Bose sound, stk#144841 only $14,875.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS

23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Clothing

Collectibles

2011 Hyundai Accent GLS 4cyl, Auto, 39K mi, Certified, 34 mpg, Carfax 1 owner. $14,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Great Commuter Car @ 40 MPG!! Silver, automatic, Certified Pre-Owned with 39,000 miles, Only $14,900! Call CARRIE @785-550-6464 2011 Ford Focus

Buick 2006 Lucerne CX, one owner, power seat, windows, locks, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, stk#435223 only $8,915.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Cars-Imports

2829 Iowa St. Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Pianos, (4) beautiful Howard Spinet $525, Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet, $475. Apartment sized refrigera- Gulbranson Spinet or Howtor, $75, Please call ard Studio upright $425 ea. 785-841-6254 Price includes tuning & delivery. 785-832-9906

Baby & Children Items

2012 Hyundai Accent GLS0 4cyl, Auto 20K mi, Certified, 40 mpg. $14,949 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Taurus SHO

AWD sedan, Limited Edition, Heated leather and power seats. A lot of car for a little money. P1030 $10,972 23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2003 Honda Accord EX V6-123K, AT, Heated Leather, Moonroof, CD Changer, 2-owner, Fully Loaded $8,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Ford 2011 Taurus SHO AWD, Eco boost, Sync, sunroof, leather heated & cooled seats, spoiler, alloy wheels, loaded up! Stk #12691 only $29,991. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2006 Ford 500

Chevrolet 2011 Cruze LT, one owner, GM Certified, automatic, power equipment, fantastic commuter car, power equipment, remote start, 5 star safety, stk#363741 only $17,315.0 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Mercury Milan Premier package with heated leather seats, SYNC system and mood lighting. Great luxury car are a value price. CARFAX 1-owner 12X1008A $13,946

Appliances

Hand-Crafted Doll Clothes, for 18” doll. Will fit American Girl doll. Call 785-542-2014 for appointment.

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2003 Ford Mustang

Chrysler 2005 300C, beauti2829 Iowa St. Lawrence ful silver with gray leaher 843-3500 heated seats, and only 45K www.lairdnollerlawrence.com miles! ONE owner, CLEAN car and history. Fully loaded. Moonroof and Ford 2000 Mustang. ONE backup sensors. Buy be- OWNER, gleaming white, low loan value! See tan interior. NICE car, 5 speed, alloy wheels with website for photos Michelin tires. 3 month Rueschhoff Automobiles drive train plan included. rueschhoffautos.com “New sale price- $4650” 2441 W. 6th St. See website for photos 785-856-6100 24/ /7 Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com Chrysler 2008 PT Cruiser 2441 W. 6th St. Touring. Nice Cool Vanilla 785-856-6100 24/ /7 color, low miles, NO accident history, and great gas mileage from the 4 cyl. automatic. Extremely nice late model car for under $10,000. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-85 56-6100 24/7

Office Space Available Now 400 sq. ft. Office Space 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy $700 w/ all utilities paid (785) 842-24 475

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Computer-Camera

DELL 15” laptop. Windows XP. Wireless. Works, but needs USB keyboard. I will 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, give you that. Sound is not garage. 2807 Four Wheel perfect, & battery holds 10 Drive $795/mo. Available min. $100 cash only. MoniNow! Call 785-766-5950 tor is great & laptop looks very good. Plus about 1000 Filk songs. 785-843-7205

Fall Special!

Ticket Mart

Variety of books, all ages, Two tickets, KU Holiday games, puzzles and work- Vespers, Sunday, Decemsheets. Homeschool mate- ber 2, 7:30 p.m. Very good rials and excellent picture seats. Ticket prices are $10 books for Christmas pres- each, but asking $15 for ents. $10 785-393-1992 both tickets. 841-1231

2010 Chevy Cobalt Spotless! Great MPG with a 4cyl engine, 4 door, auto transmission, great school car! Only $10000! 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! 2011 Ford Focus SE-112K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise Control, 1-owner, Nice $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

All packages include AT LEAST 7 days online, 2 photos online, 4000 chracters online, and one week in top ads. Days in print vary with package chosen.

2007 Honda Accord EX Coupe-118K, AT, CD Changer, Moonroof, Heated Leather, 1-owner, Nice $12,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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


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BUSINESS Accounting

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

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

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

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

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

Carpets & Rugs

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

Time’s Running Out...

CARPET INSTALLATION SALE

1 PENNY New carpet BEFORE the Holidays installed by the pro’s for just

1 PENNY

Decorative & Regular Drives, Walks & Patios Custom Jayhawk Engraving Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261 Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Construction

1 PENNY

Cecil Construction LLC All your home improvement needs specailizing in new const., siding, windows, doors, additions, decks, Com. & Res. Snow Removal Fully ins. 785-312-0813

Many colors IN-STOCK For quickest service.

Decks & Fences

1 room or the whole house, it’s just

Dozens of Styles! 100’s of Colors! 0% Financing! “The Latest Styles at Warehouse Prices” That’s VALUE only at Jennings’ Floor Trader! ——

Jennings’ Floor Trader

3000 Iowa - 841-3838 www.FloorTraderLawrence.com Complete details in store.

Cleaning

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

Electrical

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

STARTING or BUILDING a Business? 785-832-2222 classifieds@ljworld.com

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

Fireplaces, w/b stoves, inserts, air ducts, dryer vents cleaned. Over 25 yrs exp. No-Mess, Free est. 913-724-1957

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

785-842-3311

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Steam Carpet Cleaning $30/rm. Upholstery, Residential, Apts, Hotel,Etc. 785-766-2821 - Local Owner info@cmcarpetcleaning.com www.cmcarpetcleaning.com

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

Foundation Repair

IT’S

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

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

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

Home Improvements

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

Light Up The Season! • Holiday Lighting Installation • Professional and timely • Residential & Commercial

General Services

785-856-6315

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

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

Year round storage

913-488-7320

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

Painting

Realty Executives - Hedges Joy Neely 785-371-3225 www.happyhomehunters.com

No Job Too Big or Small Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN www.lynnelectric.com lawrencemarketplce.com/ lynncommunications

785-856-GOLD(4653) Jewelry, coins, silver, watches. Earn money with broken & Unwanted jewelry

785-841-3689 anytime

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks Kate, 785-423-4464 www.kbpaintingllc.com

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

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

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

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

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

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Guttering Services Aquatech Seamless Guttering Proven Leaf guards Popular Colors available Free Est. 913-634-9784 www.GUTTERMYHOME.com

Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home Repairs, Interior Wall Repair & Painting, Doors, Wood Rot, Powerwash 785-766-5285

Lawrencemarkeptlace.com /firstclass

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

785-841-5466

Tree/Stump Removal

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

Repairs and Services

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

Chris Tree Service

20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659 Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof?

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

Kansas Tree Care.com

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

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

Locally owned & operated.

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

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

Free estimates/Insured.

Insurance

Retirement Community

EAGLE TRAILER CO.

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

Window Installation/Service

Drury Place

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

Every ad you place runs

in print and online.

Martin Windows & Doors

1510 St. Andrews

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

jayhawkguttering.com

Your Local Lawrence Bank

Travel Services

Utility Trailers

Pet Services

785-841-6845

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Serving individuals, farmers & business owners 785-331-3607

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Financial

All Your Banking Needs

785-865-0600

12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 lawrencemarketplace.com/ recyclecenter

Live More Pay Less Worry-free life at an affordable price

785-842-0094

Computer Running Slow? Viruses/Malware? Troubleshooting? Lessons? Computer Questions, Advise? We Can Help 785-979-0838

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

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

Mold/Mildew on your house?

Bus. 913-269-0284

Employment Services

785-764-9582

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Recycling Services

A. F. Hill Contracting Call a Specialist!

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

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

Lawrence First Class Transportation

A. B. Painting & Repair

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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

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

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

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

Roofing

Precision Plumbing

Real Estate Services

Moving-Hauling JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 lawrencemarketplace.com/ jtconstruction JB’s Handyman Remodeling Over 20 years exp. All small remodel jobs in the Lawrence area. Specializing in Drywall. Call David 785-331-5773 gonfshing@sunflower.com

Garage Doors

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

785-843-2244

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4C SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012 Cars-Imports Cars-Imports

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Crossovers

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Chevrolet 1999 Suburban, in shiny white with super clean interior. Beautiful wheels, rear air, 3rd row, MUCH more. 4X4. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Track Edition with Manual Trans. Black, RWD, low miles, Beautiful Sports Car! Hard to Find, Certified Pre-Owned with 33K miles, Only $23,000! Call CARRIE at 785-550-6464. 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2011 Hyundai Genesis, 3.8 V6, Auto, Pwr everything, Gold, Certified, 27 mpg. $25,949. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS 4cyl, 35MPG, Like NEW with only 9100 miles, Gray and it’s a Certified Pre-Owned! On sale at $17,900. Call CARRIE at 785-550-6464 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2009 Lexus ES 350 45K, AT, Heated/Cooled Leather, Moonroof, Navigation, CD Changer, 1-owner, Clean $26,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2010 Lexus HS 250h 29K, AT, Heated/Cooled Leather, Moonroof, Navigation, CD Changer, 1-owner, Like New $27,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2009 Mitsubishi Galant ES Great MPG and many luxury options. Leather seats, heated seats with power adjusting. Only 50K miles. 13T469A $12,949 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2011 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Low miles and a lot of factory warranty left. We sold this one brand new. Great gas mileage and a blast to drive. P1077 $15,000 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Red, Very clean, Alloy wheels, 97k miles, Auto trans, $9,500 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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2007 Hyundai Tiburon V6 Hard to Find Sports Car! 81K miles, Manual Trans, Gray. Great Shape, Only $12,900! Call CARRIE @ 785-550-6464 This one won’t last long! 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2010 Lexus RX 350 AWD-66K, AT, Heated/Cooled Leather, Moonroof, Navigation, CD Changer, DVD Headrests, 1-owner, Nice $30,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2008 Ford Edge SEL Great crossover with leather seats. Very safe with Ford?s Safety canopy system and advanced traction control system makes it easy to drive. 12T638B $16,500

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2009 Nissan Maxima 4 door sports car. A lot of room in this fun to drive car with a 6-disc cd changer, SMART key with push button start and still gets good gas mileage. P10012A $19,920

Convertible with all the options. Leather, Navigation, Automatic, V6 engine. Only 67K miles. P1033A $17,000

2004 Honda Element EX

23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Toyota 1999 Camry Solara. Local trade-in, clean history, tan leather, moonroof, 5 speed, clean, and only $3995. Includes extended warranty. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Toyota 2004 Corolla S. Very clean, two owner no accident car in nice navy blue. 4 cyl automatic for great gas mileage- 34 MPG highway. Very clean interior. See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Volvo 2002 V70 XC CrossCountry. All wheel drive, black with tan leather. Moonroof, 3rd row seat, MUCH more. Only $5790 with 3 month extended warranty. See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 56-6100 24/7 785-85 VW 2007 Jetta Wolfsburg Edition. Super clean local trade, in silver. Only 48K miles! Heated seats, leather, moonroof. FUN car. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856 6-6100 24/7

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2003 Honda CR-V EX-122K, AT, Cruise, Moonroof, CD Changer, 2-owner, Save $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chevy 2011 Equinox LS fwd, one owner, GM Certified with 2 years of scheduled maintenance included, power equipment, alloy wheels, stk#397671 only $21,326.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Ford 2005 Escape XLT All Wheel Drive. Shiny white 2 tone, clean inside, no accident history, and good tires. Ready for winter fun. Only $6950 with ext. service drivetrain plan. See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24 4/7

2011 Mazda6i Plenty of space and great gas mileage on the CARFAX 1-owner sedan. Easy to drive and very sporty. P1071 $15,484 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Nissan 2011 Versa 4cyl, fwd, great commuter car! More room than you expect! Stk#14175 only $12,955. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2.0L Turbo engine with an automatic gets great gas mileage from a roomy and useful wagon. Leather seats, power liftgate and a cargo cover. 12T451A $16,920 23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Crossovers

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2006 Kia Sorrento

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Leather, sunroof, 6cyl, auto transmission, 4X4! GREAT DEAL! 73k miles, only $10000!

2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited AWD-80K, AT, Heated Leather, CD Changer, Moonroof, Cruise Control, No Accidents $14,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Ford 1998 Explorer Eddie Bauer 4X4. Gleaming white with tan leather. CLEAN. Very loaded, and super clean for age. “New sale price- only $3995” See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 85-856-6100 24/7 78

2011 Kia Soul 4 cyl, 4 dr. hatchback in white with automatic trans., low miles and lots of space! Priced to sell at $17,500. Call CARRIE @785-550-6464

Lexus 2001 ES300. CarFax 2 owner, no accident. Moonroof, premium sound, side airbags. Nice Lexus for $7360. Dark Gray Mica. Includes 3 month drive train plan. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

GM CERTIFIED is not like any other dealer backed warranty. Don’t let the other dealers tell you any different. Dale Willey Automotive is the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars and trucks. Come see the difference! Call for details. 785-843-5200 ask for Allen

2009 Smart ForTwo Passion Convertible, heated leather seats, and phenomenal gas mileage. Very low miles and perfect for a commuter car. Roomier than you might think. 12C462A $11,000

2007 Ford Edge SEL Auto, 125K mi, 6cyl, Carfax 1 owner. $14,650 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Mini Cooper 2005 S, one owner, power equipment, leatherette, save huge on gas and have fun at the same time! Stk#387162 only $12,815.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Subaru 2000 Forester S All wheel drive. Two tone Black/gray with clean gray cloth. Nice economical all wheel drive wagon with 3 month drivetrain plan. See webisye for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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2008 Toyota Rav4 4WD Limited V6-85K, AT, AC, CD Changer, Cruise, Moonroof, No Accidents $14,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Ford 2010 Edge SEL AWD one owner, power liftgate, SYNC, leather heated seats, CD changer, power equipment, and much more! Stk#113961 only $21,444 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

ENHANCE your listing with Ford 2006 Explorer XLT 4wd, sunroof, leather, power seat, alloy wheels, 2nd row bench, room for all of the family without breaking the bank! Stk#396311 only $13,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Get ready for winter! 4X4, 76k miles, 6cyl, Auto transmission. Very clean, only $13000!

Nissan 1997 Pathfinder 4X4. Very clean for age! Chrome wheels. Famous Nissan V6, autmatic. “New sale price- $4100” Burgundy with clean interior. See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-61 100 24/7

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Jeep 2008 Liberty Limited 4WD, leather heated memory seats, dual power seats, remote start, power equipment, cruise control steering wheel controls and more! Stk#485231 only $18,690.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Nissan 2009 Xterra SE 4wd, running boards, ABS, traction control, alloy wheels, local trade, power equipment, stk#159931 only $19,841. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Jeep 2008 Liberty Limited 4WD, leather heated memory seats, dual power seats, remote start, power equipment, cruise control steering wheel controls and more! Stk#485231 only $18,690.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford Certified Pre-Owned 4x4. Great warranty and a CARFAX 1-owner. 3rd row seating, leather, SYNC hands free technology. P9909 $22,635

2008 Toyota 4Runner 4WD V6 SR5-74K, AT, AC, Cruise, Moonroof, No Accidents $20,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Sport Utility-4x4 Chevrolet 2008 Tahoe LTZ 34,600 miles, black, leather, 4X4, DVD, navigation, warranty, excellent condition, $11,400. awan@netscape.com

Range Rover 2010 Sport Supercharged AWD, luxury and power beyond belief, got to see this one to really appreciate it! Stk#658872 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Truck-Pickups

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Silver, AWD, V6, Great car for the upcoming winter. $9,900

2010 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 85K, AT, AC, CD Changer, Cruise Control, Power Accessories, 2-owners, Clean $19,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2011 Mazda3

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2006 Mercury Mountaineer

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Sporty car with the ‘ZOOM ZOOM’ effect. Fun to drive and easy with its automatic transmission. Power windows and locks, alloy wheels, and great gas mileage. P1075 $13,650

Honda 2003 Pilot EXL 4wd, leather, power seat, 2nd row bench, alloy wheels, very affordable, only $10,815.00 stk#54357A1 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2004 Nissan xTerra

LOADED! 4X4, 8cyl, Auto transmission. Room for everyone! 128k miles, $12000

2010 Ford Edge Great value in this newer model, low miles crossover Power window, power locks with keyless entry, and cruise control. P1051 $18,150

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6 Cyl, Auto, 4x4, 75k miles, Local trade on new Hyundai, Lets off-road! $12,900

Infiniti 2007 G35 X AWD V6, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, spoiler, alloy wheels, Bose sound, power equipment, stk# 118131 only $17,694.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 1990 Mazda Miata 69,124 mi, Silver, Convertible, Manual, Very clean local trade. $6,888. Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2006 Mercury Mountaineer 76,292 mi, AC, CD, MP3 decoder, Leather. PL & PW. Very comfortable, Carfax 1 owner. $13,888. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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2011 Ford Escape XLT 4x4 and a 4-cylinder makes getting around and getting great gas mileage easy. CD player with auxiliary input jack for you IPOD or MP3 player. Over $25,000 brand new. P1076 $17,000

2009 VW Passat Komfort Wagon

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2005 Ford Expedition Limited Infiniti 2008 G35 X AWD, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, luxury and safety with the AWD, stk#301121 only $23,415.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Real Time 4x4 from Honda a great car for the family. Easy to keep clean and drive in bad weather. Clean CARFAX. “Jazz Hands” 13B246B $13,995

2005 Honda CR-V 4WD LX-94K, AT, CD, AC, Cruise, Tow Package, No Accidents $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2010 Nissan Rogue SL AWD and great MPG, Leather, heated seats, power seats, moonroof, and BOSE stereo. CARFAX 1-owner. # 13B346A $19,717 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2001 Kia Sportage LTD 4x4, 4 Cyl, Leather interior, Low price and excellent condition, 5 speed $6,000

Chevrolet 2012 Traverse special purchase 6 to choose from! Starting at $23,415.00 stk #12739. Hurry for best selection!! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2007 Toyota Camry Solara

2007 Lexus IS 250 White, Loaded up with leather and sunroof, Great car for the price of $19,526.

2006 Toyota Avalon XLS Silver Pine Mica, Leather, automatic, 63K miles, a comfort ride and priced to move at $17000! Call CARRIE at 785-550-6464

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Girl’s ex-friend bullying her at school Annie’s Mailbox

Marcy Sugar and Kathy Mitchell anniesmailbox@comcast.net

ship with my boyfriend. It took a while for me to forgive her, and I never forgot. After that fight, I’d had enough. She was constantly criticizing me, making mean jokes about me and ditching me for other people. But, Annie, she’s driven away all of my friends. I feel so alone at school. Alicia has already found a new group, and they make fun of me and draw mean pictures of me. While I don’t miss Alicia, I do miss the friendship. Any advice? — Lost and Lonely

Movies make Christmas countdown

Dear Lost: You are the victim of “mean girl” bullying. Alicia must have been terribly jealous to go after whatever boy was interested in you. We know it’s small comfort, but in time, you will be stronger for this experience and will understand what true friendship is. In the meantime, talk to your school counselor about the bullying, which should stop. Also, look to make friendships with others, both in and out of school. And hold your head up. This, too, shall pass. We promise.

For Saturday, Dec. 1: This year you have the ability to expand your inner circle, and you’ll get to know your friends even better. This closeness could result in you meeting someone significant; however, be aware that your introduction might take place through a ABC Family begins its “25 Days quarrel. If you are attached, you will of Christmas” programming work on trying not to argue about countdown of holiday movies money. and specials, a tradition on the channel since 1996. The Stars Show the Kind of Day As it does every year, “25 You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; Days” combines well-worn holi- 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult day favorites with a handful of original offerings. Things kick Aries (March 21-April 19) off with the 2003 comedy “Elf”  You might not respond (7 p.m. Saturday). Will Ferrell is well to a power play, but that’s not perfectly cast as the misfit found- surprising. Tension could build, even ling man-child who believes he’s among family and friends. Tonight: one of Santa’s toymakers. Make your world lively. Look for Zooey Deschanel as Taurus (April 20-May 20) the reluctant object of his affec Your ability to see tion, a character that contributed through someone’s behavior makes to her typecasting as the slightly all the difference in how you relate offbeat bohemian beauty, a role to this person. Perhaps, at the right that has folmoment, you might choose to lowed her explain this. Tonight: At a favorite in such spot. projects as Gemini (May 21-June 20) “(500) Days  Treat someone to dinner of Summer” or a movie earlier in the day. For to the notwhatever reason, this person is so-new “New Girl” on Fox. feeling less than OK. Tonight: Your Among the original offerings treat. from ABC Family this season is Cancer (June 21-July 22) musical comedy “The Mistle You might be taken Tones,” airing Sunday, Dec. 9. aback by how difficult certain peoViewers who like their holiday ple are. Consider going off on your fare more traditional can feast on own until you find friends who are “It’s a Wonderful Life” (7 p.m. more easygoing. Tonight: All smiles. Saturday, NBC, TV-G). This 1946 Others will feel better soon. film, much like “The Wizard of Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Oz,” only became popular once it  Others are not looking at began airing repeatedly on televi- life the same way you are. You are sion. about living well; they are about

While on a jungle rescue mission, soldiers encounter insects that breathe fire in the 2012 shocker “Dragon Wasps” (8 p.m. Saturday, Syfy). Look for Corin Nemec in the lead role. The “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose” vet is no stranger to these grade-B monster movies. You may remember him in “Mansquito,” ‘‘Raging Sharks,” ‘‘S.S. Doomtrooper,” ‘‘RoboDoc,” ‘‘Sea Beast” and “Sand Sharks.”

Saturday’s other highlights

College football games include the Big Ten Championship, featuring Wisconsin and Nebraska (7 p.m., Fox); Texas at Kansas State (7 p.m., ABC); the ACC Championship, featuring Florida State and Georgia Tech (7 p.m., ESPN); Pittsburgh at South Florida (6 p.m., ESPN 2).

A man wagers he can win a wife by the holidays in the 2012 romantic comedy “A Bride for Christmas” (7 p.m., Hallmark).

Scheduled on “48 Hours” (9 p.m., CBS): “The Hunt for Mr. Wright.”

A gig at an adult prom brings its own peculiar challenges on “Wedding Band” (9 p.m., TBS).

Daniel Craig hosts “Saturday Night Live” (10:30 p.m., NBC), featuring musical guest Muse. — Copyright 2012 United Feature Syndicate, distributed by Universal Uclick.

BIRTHDAYS Actor-director Woody Allen is 77. World Golf Hall of Famer Lee Trevino is 73. Rock musician John Densmore (The Doors) is 68. Actress-singer Bette Midler is 67. Singer Gilbert O’Sullivan is 66. Actor Treat Williams is 61. Actress Charlene Tilton is 54. Actress-model Carol Alt is 52. Actor Jeremy Northam is 51. Actor Nestor Carbonell is 45. Actresscomedian Sarah Silverman is 42.

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ENUFF IS ENUFF By Lewis Harper

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lunch, dinner or holidays at some point during the year. I also believe it is a burden on the server. And I almost forgot to mention that the host of these restaurant dinners brings the wine. What is your opinion? — RLS

Dear RLS: We aren’t sure what you object to. Are these restaurant dinners supposed to be a way of reciprocating for your home meals? If so, they are not doing the job. But in general, it is neither poor manners nor a burden to ask for separate checks, provided you do so when you Dear Annie: We order. have two groups of friends with whom we dine about every other month in restaurants. There is always someone who suggests sepa— Send questions to rate checks. I find this to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, be poor manners, since or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box all of these people have 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. been to our home for

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being right — at least for today. Tonight: Remain unavailable. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Focus on a friendship, and try to avoid any heavy conflicts. Others can get stuck on expressing their different points of view. Tonight: Off with a jovial pal. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  You want to claim your power, and others let you know that your attitude is unacceptable. You might get into a conflict, or you could choose to ignore the situation. Tonight: In the limelight. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Speak your mind, and others will listen. Count on repeating the conversation at a later date. Tonight: Your smile is a winner. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  A loved one makes certain requests. Ask yourself if you can respond positively. Tonight: Stay calm. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Defer to others, if possible. You might disagree about certain issues, so be careful. Tonight: Sorting through invitations. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Get into a project and allow others to do their thing. Maintain a caring and neutral stance, as people easily could become triggered and very disagreeable. Tonight: Know that you don’t need to do anything. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  While others moan and groan, you work to find solutions. Though many of your friends might not hear your ideas, some will. Tonight: Let the good times roll. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker December 1, 2012 ACROSS 1 British bombers of WWII 4 Babe and others 9 Wife of Abraham 14 Blow it 15 On the move 16 Exhaust, as a supply 17 Finder’s reward 18 Tools for makeup artists 20 Bored feeling 22 Cease 23 Pool players, sometimes 26 Put one’s foot down? 31 Medal winners 33 Like jambalaya and gumbo 34 ___ fly (RBI getter) 36 Dandruff origin 38 Occupied, as a seat 39 “The rest ___ to you” 41 Drummer Ringo 43 Dancer’s pride 44 Hunter’s weapon 46 Beatlemania reaction 48 Whisky type 49 Wipe off completely 51 Metropolitan area component 53 Agitate 55 Samson’s undoer

58 Like much fine wine 60 Necessitating nitpicking? 61 Loaf-making ingredients 67 Conebearing evergreen 68 Perform better than 69 Conference room need 70 Org. that’s a real medicine dropper 71 Interior designer’s concern 72 Silas Marner’s creator 73 Gender DOWN 1 Direct (to) 2 Circus venue, sometimes 3 Features of some dress shirts 4 Weaponry for the three musketeers 5 Sci-fi vehicle 6 Wrecker’s job 7 Masons’ burdens 8 Manuscript marks 9 Backing 10 Sun Devils’ sch. 11 KO caller 12 “___ Deutsch, bitte” (“In German, please”) 13 Some inkjets 19 Univ. military group 21 It’s

strummed in Maui Mythical birds Theater reservations Airline amenity, once Some tricky card ruses Melancholy composition Thickheaded Cabbage side dishes Brought into being “___ care!” (“So what!”) ___ as a peacock Real estate map The Statue of Liberty’s garb Neighbor of Peru Group with no members, in math

24 25 27 28 29 30 32 34 35 37 40 42 45 47

50 Work units 52 Brazil metropolis, familiarly 54 Midler or Davis 56 Stage whisper 57 Elephant’s tiny kin 59 Having a double purpose 61 Physique, informally 62 Have serious misgivings about 63 Abbr. after a comma 64 “Much ___ About Nothing” 65 Kind of agent 66 ___-Jo (1988 Olympics star)

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Dear Annie: Over the summer, I had a falling out with my best friend, “Alicia.” I had invited all of our friends to a party, and one of them brought along a boy, “Andrew,” whom she specifically wanted me to meet. I liked him. But Alicia literally pushed me out of the way so she could talk to him and made a point of diverting his attention away from me. I didn’t get too upset about it. The girls slept over, and Alicia and I were both texting Andrew. I also texted Alicia, asking her to please back off, but saying if she really liked him, I’d back off instead. She threw her phone down, screamed at me and ran off crying. We had a huge argument, and she told me I am ugly, fat and stupid and everyone hates me. Earlier in the year, Alicia had a friendswith-benefits relation-

55 Samson’s undoer

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