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TOPEKA — The traditional pension plan for future and some current public employees would be eliminated and replaced with a 401(k)-style system under a recommendation finalized Thursday by a state commission. Proponents of the plan called it a responsible fix to a long-term funding problem in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. “We made a major step forward,” said Sen. Jeff King, R-Independence. He said no future generation of Kansans will find themselves in the “financial hole that we are in today.” But opponents said the proposal placed retirement risks onto public employees and would produce financially strapped retirees. Sen. Laura Kelly, D-Topeka, said she was “stunned” by the We made plan. “This is a recipe for disasa major step ter,” she said. The recommendation goes forward.” next to the full Legislature. Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, — Sen. Jeff King, has repeatedly said he supports a R-Independence system that looks like the one being offered by the KPERS study commission. Under the recommendation, KPERS employees, such as teachers and government workers, hired after June 30, 2013, and those workers not vested in KPERS by that date would be enrolled in a defined contribution plan in which they would be required to contribute 6 percent This is a of their wages. The state would contribute 1 percent the first year recipe for and increase its contribution by one-half percent each year until disaster.” it reaches a maximum of 5 per— Sen. Laura Kelly, cent in the ninth year of work. Currently, pensions are fi- D-Topeka nanced through contributions from employees and employers as well as investments made by the system. Employees who have retired receive a “defined benefit” based on how long they worked and how much they made on average in the final years of employment. For example, a typical worker earning $40,000 a year who worked for 20 years will receive an annual pension of $14,000. KPERS has more than 250,000 working and retired members and handles investments of more than $13 billion. But a devastating downturn in investments in 2008 during the recession, plus years of the state failing to contribute sufficient amounts, has left the system with a long-term funding gap between assets and promised benefits. Kelly, however, argued that a bill approved during the last legislative session provided the needed revenue in future years to put the plan in actuarial balance.

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CHARLIE WEIS, 55, the offensive coordinator at the University of Florida, gets off the Kansas University plane at the Lawrence Airport around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. Weis has agreed to become the 37th head football coach in KU history. KU will hold a press conference to introduce Weis today. Read more about Weis in Sports, page 1B.

Résumé includes BCS and Super Bowls, Notre Dame, NFL By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

When Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger left town on Nov. 30 in search of a replacement for former KU football coach Turner Gill, he vowed not to return to Lawrence until he had his guy. Thursday, just before 8:45 p.m., Zenger hopped off the university plane at the Lawrence airport and set foot on Lawrence soil for the first time since leaving. A couple of steps behind him was new KU coach Charlie Weis. “Great to see you all out here this late,” said Weis to a group of seven members of the media awaiting his arrival. “That’s good for us.” In all, KU’s coaching search

spanned 11 days, multiple states and wasn’t finalized until Thursday. Through it all, Zenger, who said he went about the search in a unique way from the start, landed a coach with the kind of résumé that measures up to just about anyone. “It’s good to be home,” Zenger told the Journal-World less than an hour after stepping off the plane. “And it’s great to bring a man like Charlie Weis with me.” In Weis, Zenger delivers to Lawrence a coach with 16 years of experience as an NFL assistant — with four Super Bowl rings — and five seasons as the head coach at Notre Dame. After serving as the offensive coordinator with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2010, Weis spent the 2011 season as the

offensive coordinator at Florida. Prior to that, he coached at Notre Dame from 2005-09, where he led the Irish to a 3527 record and three bowl appearances, and made stops in the NFL with the New York Giants, New York Jets and New England Patriots. While coaching under Bill Parcells in the early 1990s, Weis helped the Giants win Super Bowl XXV in 1991. A decade later, he teamed with New England coach Bill Belichick to lead the Patriots to Super Bowl titles in 2002, 2004 and 2005. Zenger was not the only member of the KU community excited by Weis’ hiring. As word began to spread across campus and reaction poured in from current and former Jayhawks across the country,

KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self applauded the beginning of a new era of Kansas football. “I think Kansas fans should be excited about Sheahon’s football hire today,” Self said. “We hired a guy that has an unbelievable résumé and has experienced success at the highest levels. In his first two years at Notre Dame, he coached in BCS bowls. With the Patriots, he won three Super Bowls. With the Giants, he won one Super Bowl and has participated in another Super Bowl. He’s been a coach for a long time and obviously has a great mind. I think this is one that will definitely ripple waters in our league.” Weis will be officially announced as the 37th football coach in KU history at a news conference set for 5 p.m. today.

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Good Samaritan drops $2,000 diamond in red kettle Sara Shepherd sshepherd@theworldco.info

SHAWNEE — A Salvation Army kettle from Shawnee turned up a sparkling surprise when workers opened it to count the day’s donations: a diamond. A jeweler appraised the diamond Thursday morning, citing a retail value of $2,000, said Michele Heaver, The Salvation Army Corps Officer for Kansas City, Kan.

“That could help fill our pantry, help many families who come in for food assistance,” Heaver said. “It could help with four or five utility bills, or help a couple people pay their rent.” Someone dropped the gem in the kettle Nov. 30 outside the Walmart at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Maurer Road, Heaver said. When they opened the kettle to count its contents, Salvation Army volunteers discovered a piece

the diamond but had yet to determine how to go about it. Discussions have included the possibility of the jeweler putting the diamond in a setting and helping the charity auction it. Heaver said the volunteer at the Walmart kettle didn’t report anything out of the ordinary and probably didn’t even notice the unusual drop. Heaver said The Salvation Army has discovered rings in their kettles — they can

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slip off cold fingers and are typically reclaimed — but in her 23 years with the organization she’s never heard of a loose diamond. “I would assume it’s a purposeful donation,” she said. “It’s absolutely wonderful that somebody would give this type of donation. We’re very appreciative, and it will help a lot of families.”

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of diamond paper with the loose stone inside. Meierotto Midwest Jewelers, a well-known diamond seller at 4311 N.E. Vivion Road in Kansas City, Mo., appraised the stone for free, Heaver said. The diamond, which is a .83 carat roundcut, is thought to be 100 years old. “It had some flaws, but it was a very nice diamond,” Heaver said. Heaver said The Salvation Army would probably sell

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DEATHS VIRGINIA M. LONGFELLOW Services for Virginia M. Longfellow, 84, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by the Rumsey-

Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Longfellow died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at her home.

MARIANNE GRIFFIN Mass of Christian Burial for Marianne (Lynch) Griffin, 81, Boston, was Monday at the College of Our Lady of the Elms Chapel in Chicopee, Mass. Burial followed in

St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Mrs. Griffin, the mother of Angela C. Griffin, of Lawrence, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.

Dolores ‘Dee’ Aul Dolores “Dee” Aul, 89, died on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Sabetha, Kansas. She was born on November 8, 1922, in Bern, Kansas the daughter of Fred and Maude (Schick) Grossenbacher and attended Bern schools and graduated from Bern Rural High School in 1940. She attended the University of Kansas where she was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority and a member of the KU Marching Band playing the flute and graduated in 1944 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She taught school in both Perry and Linwood, Kansas, and was a homemaker for many years. She was extremely active in Eastern Star and was past local Worthy Matron and also district officer. She was extremely active in activities and committees at the First United Methodist Church and was an active supporter of the church youth. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Dolores loved to play the piano and enjoyed bridge. She married Dan R. Aul on April 27, 1945, in Lawrence, Kansas. They later lived in Chetopa, Kansas, and Oswego, Kansas, and from 1959 to present had made the home in Sabetha, Kansas. Dan preceded her in death on October

7, 1984. She is survived by three children, Marcia Jane of Sabetha, Diana Lynn Aul Necker and her husband, Tim, of Liberty, Missouri, and Ronald Dan and his wife, Lisa, of Lawrence, Kansas; seven grandchildren, Daniel, Dylan and Sydney Aul and Christina (Marrero), David, Andrew and Derek Martinez; and great-grandchildren Keegan, Carter and Sophia Marrero. Other survivors include brother, George F. Grossenbacher and his wife, Betty, of Bern, Kansas, and nephews Jeff, Tim and Doug Grossenbacher. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Sabetha, Kansas. A visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 PM Friday evening at the Popkess Mortuary. Interment will be in the Sabetha Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church in Sabetha, sent in care of the Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, Kansas 66534. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.popkessmortuaries.com.

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Converting to privatesector style retirement plans may be good for higher-paid workers but will leave lowand middle-wage employees with little to retire on, she said. She said the state of West Virginia tried a similar conversion and found many employees were retiring with about $35,000 in total benefits. “You know what that makes them? That makes them poor. Who takes care of the poor and the elderly? The state,” she said. But King said the transition better reflected the modern work environment where people change jobs more frequently. They will be able to move their retirement accounts to other jobs, he said. He said he believed public employees will benefit more under the proposed plan. On another matter, the commission was unanimous in recommending elimination of a golden pension perk that Kansas legislators enjoy. Currently, legislators, for

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ACLU argues abortion insurance law discriminatory By Roxana Hegeman Associated Press

WICHITA — The American Civil Liberties Union is defending its claim that a new Kansas law restricting insurance coverage for abortion discriminates against women, urging a federal judge to reject a request by the state to prohibit that argument at trial. In asking for a partial ruling that would block the ACLU’s legal argument, Kansas contends it has a legitimate state interest in “promoting childbirth over abortion.” It says the state has an interest in controlling insurance costs and in ensuring women are “fully informed” about the cost of abortion. In court documents filed Wednesday, the ACLU stood by its argument that the new state law violates the U.S. Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. It contends the law prohibits insurance companies from offering women comprehensive policies for all their health care needs, while men can obtain such coverage, including sex-specific health needs as prostate cancer treatment. The ACLU’s latest filing comes amid efforts by attorneys for Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger to bar the sex discrimination claim from being raised in a lawsuit challenging the new law’s constitutionality. The law, which took effect July 1, prohibits insurance companies from offer-

ing abortion coverage as part of general health plans, except when a woman’s life is at risk. Kansas patients wanting such coverage must buy supplemental policies covering only abortion. If U.S. District Judge Wesley Brown grants the state’s request for partial judgment, the ACLU’s legal challenge would be narrowed to the question of whether the new law unconstitutionally violates women’s due process rights, including the rights to privacy and liberty, when seeking abortion coverage. The ACLU said the Kansas statute treats women differently than men and creates legal and economic discrepancies based on sex. It contends the act discriminates against all women because virtually any woman could need abortion care due to unintended pregnancy, rape, fetal anomaly or a serious health problem. The ACLU also took issue with the state’s claim that the new insurance restrictions are related to a legitimate state interest. The group acknowledged that while the Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized a state interest in promoting potential life, it has never recognized that women should be required to pay more for private health insurance for the purpose of expressing the “state’s disdain for abortion.” It argued the law is punitive in nature and creates a restriction on access to abor-

tion that did not previously exist. “Here, the act is all burden and no benefit: it strips comprehensive insurance policies of abortion coverage and forces women to pay more for that coverage or pay for an abortion out of pocket, while at the same time it does nothing to inform women of their decision,” attorneys for the ACLU wrote. ACLU also argued against the state’s claim that it has an interest in controlling health insurance costs, saying the law could actually increase insurance premiums because the costs of prenatal care and childbirth far exceed the costs of abortion services. Even if excluding abortion did save insurance companies money, there is nothing in the law requiring them to lower their premiums as a result. The group was even more caustic in its criticism of the state’s argument that it has a state interest in ensuring that “women are fully informed of the actual monetary costs of abortion” before facing an unintended pregnancy. It called that argument an offensive suggestion that women only have abortions because insurance pays for it. The ACLU said the state’s argument supports its contention that the state is “hostile to women — it harkens back to outmoded stereotypes about women’s ability to make decisions and their role in society.”

BRIEFLY Foundation donates $150K to Med School The Dane G. Hansen Foundation, of Logan, will donate $150,000 to provide support for scholarships, facilities and equipment at Kansas University’s School of Medicine-Salina campus. The Salina campus opened this fall with its first class of eight first-year medical students. “A significant portion of the gift will be used for muchneeded improvements in our medical school building and for the purchase of classroom equipment,” said William Cathcart-Rake, director of the Salina campus, in a written statement. “The remainder will be used for scholarship support for students enrolled on the Salina campus of KU School of Medicine who express a preference for practicing medicine in northwest Kansas.” The school is housed in space provided by Salina Regional Health Center. The gift will count toward Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas, scheduled for a public kickoff in April 2012.

indicated he was going to contact authorities, the man said, “I may not take care of it here but, by God, I will take care of it somewhere,” the report said. Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said Thursday afternoon he was awaiting information on the case from the sheriff’s office before determining whether to file charges against the man, who has been released from jail.

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Is the Kansas law restricting insurance companies from offering abortion coverage in general policies sex discrimination, as the ACLU claims? ¾Yes ¾No ¾Not sure

Thursday’s poll: Do you support Gov. Sam A 32-year-old Douglas Coun- Brownback’s suggestion that the Kansas State ty man whose sex-offender registration case in state court Fair start earlier each was dropped last week now September to include Labor faces federal charges, a U.S. Day weekend? Yes, 53%; Marshals Service spokesman No, 46%. said Thursday. Federal officials arrested Go to LJWorld.com to see purposes of calculating their Gustav Brune last Friday, state retirement benefits, are charging him with failing to more responses and cast able to annualize their partregister and keep his regyour vote. time salaries and expenses. istration up to date after a This drastically increases 2001 federal conviction for their pension. possession of child pornograCommission member Rephy, according to a criminal becca Proctor said it wasn’t complaint filed by Matt Cahill, right to “slash benefits” to a senior inspector with the regular state workers but U.S. Marshals Service. During preserve the legislative perk. a jury trial last week, Douglas “It is not fair or equitable … Man arrested for County prosecutors dropped that their (state employees’) three felony charges accusing threat had gun benefit is not nearly as nice Brune of failing to comply with A rural Tonganoxie man as what the legislators get.” the Kansas Offender RegistraProctor, an attorney who who allegedly threatened the tion Act. represents the Kansas Orga- Tonganoxie High School prinBrune and his defense atnization of State Employees, cipal earlier this week at the torney, Napoleon Crews, had made a motion to treat leg- school had a gun when he was argued he was not required islators the same as all other arrested. to register with the state Leavenworth County state employees under the because, according to the proposed new system. That Undersheriff Ron Cranor said language in the state statute, motion was approved unani- Thursday the man informed his federal conviction would mously, which included the officers about the gun during not be considered a sexually votes of legislators who serve the arrest, which took place off violent crime that forced him school grounds. It is not clear on the study commission. to register. The vote on the legisla- whether the gun was in the But now federal officials tors’ pensions would prohibit man’s possession when he was are alleging Brune violated them from annualizing their at THS. federal law by refusing to The man, who had a permit salaries and using expensregister. U.S. Magistrate es as part of their salary. It for the weapon, was arrested Judge James P. O’Hara this would also put them in the on charges of making criminal week also agreed to have same proposed defined con- threats to the principal and Brune detained after prostribution plan and apply to for an outstanding warrant for ecutors argued he could be a current and future legislators contempt of court. flight risk and was not ameOfficials allege the man and those receiving benefits nable to supervision. Brune kicked open the door to now. asked O’Hara to dismiss the Principal Jamie Carlisle’s federal complaint, but the — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can office, according to sherjudge denied his motion. be reached at 785-423-0668. iff’s reports. When Carlisle

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EU tries for new eurozone accord European Union leaders failed to get the bloc’s 27 members to back a change to the EU treaty, and the 17 eurozone countries are now trying to reach their own accord, an EU official said today. Other non-euro countries are invited to join the new treaty, which is meant to set up much tighter rules on national fiscal policy for the 17 countries that use the euro in an attempt to solve the worsening debt crisis, the official said. The official was speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss confidential information. Germany and France in particular had heralded the new treaty basis as an important step to emerge from the crisis, which has already dragged Greece, Portugal and Ireland into multibillion euro bailouts, but the failure to get all 27 EU countries to agree will likely be seen as a huge setback for European unity.

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Drunken driver faces 10-year sentence By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

A Mexican national accused of re-entering the country illegally after killing a woman in a 2005 Lawrence drunken-driving crash faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in federal prison. Douglas County District Judge Kay Huff on Thursday ordered Adan

Cruz-Santos, 29, to be transferred to federal custody after she sentenced him to t h r e e Cruz-Santos months in jail for his third DUI conviction involving an Aug. 21 traffic stop in Law-

rence. Cruz-Santos has spent more than 90 days in jail since his August arrest in the new Douglas County case. Cruz-Santos was deported in February 2010 after serving prison time for an involuntary manslaughter and DUI conviction. He struck and killed Jodie Hatzenbihler, a 25-year-old nurse from Olathe, early on April 9,

2005, as she was walking across Sixth Street after leaving Cadillac Ranch, 2515 W. Sixth St. The 2005 fatality was his second DUI conviction. “What I find particularly egregious is not the fact that he re-entered the United States but the fact that he continued to get behind the wheel while he was very intoxicated,” Assistant Douglas

More drivers texting at wheel For all the criticism and new legal bans, texting by drivers just keeps increasing, especially among younger motorists. About half of American drivers between 21 and 24 say they’ve thumbed messages or emailed from the driver’s seat. And what’s more, many drivers don’t think it’s dangerous when they do it — only when others do. A national survey, the first government study of its kind on distracted driving, and other data released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration underscore the difficulty authorities face in discouraging texting and cellphone talking while driving. At any given moment last year on America’s streets and highways, nearly one in every 100 car drivers was texting, emailing, surfing the Web or otherwise using a hand-held electronic device, the safety administration said. And those activities spiked 50 percent over the previous year, even as states rush to ban the practices. Last month, Pennsylvania became the 35th state to forbid texting while driving. In 2010 there were an estimated 3,092 deaths in crashes affected by a wide range of driver distractions, from eating meals to thumbing email, the safety administration said.

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Corzine distances from firm’s downfall Summoned by Congress, Jon Corzine embraced a bold strategy Thursday to distance himself from MF Global’s fall and $1.2 billion in missing clients’ money: Answer each question. Be courteous. And don’t huddle with your lawyer before replying. He said very little. Nevertheless, it was a risky strategy, even for a risk-taking financial executive. Anything Corzine might say could be used against him in a courtroom, should he ever be charged in the MF Global case. Yet the former CEO of the securities firm never declined to answer questions by invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The one-time senator and New Jersey governor was subpoenaed by his former colleagues to explain how MF Global collapsed just over a month ago in the eighth-largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. It’s the first time in more than 100 years that Congress has subpoenaed a former senator to testify, according to Senate historian Don Ritchie.

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County District Attorney Eve Kemple said after Thursday’s sentencing. Hatzenbihler’s family members watched Thursday’s hearing as Cruz-Santos, through interpreter James Calderon, apologized for all three DUI convictions. “I think I really have a problem with alcohol,” he said. “I think this time

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ROBIN FLAGER, OF OTTAWA, BRIDLES UP CHICK, one of three horses she brought to the Douglas County Fairgrounds community arena Thursday. Flager, a barrel racer who competes in the region, was taking advantage of an open ride day at the facility in Lawrence because there is not a similar one in Ottawa.

Tourism leader to retire early next year Billings helped ‘put Lawrence on the map’ By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

The leader of Lawrence’s tourism efforts for the last 30 years announced Thursday that she’ll be retiring in early 2012. Judy Billings will step down in mid-February as president and CEO of the not-for-profit Destination Management Inc., 3 | ALABAMA which oversees the Lawrence and Visitors Bureau GOP leaders reconsider immigration law Convention and the Freedom’s Frontier NaAlabama Republicans who pushed through the tional Heritage Area. nation’s toughest law against illegal immigrants are “I really feel good about where having second thoughts amid a backlash from big things are at the moment, and my business, fueled by the embarrassing traffic stops age just tells me it is time to move of two foreign employees tied to the state’s prized on,” said Billings, 68. Honda and Mercedes plants. Billings started with the LawThe Republican attorney general is calling for rence Convention and Visitors some of the strictest parts of it to be repealed. Bureau in 1980 when the orgaSome Republican lawmakers say they now want nization first began. Back then, to make changes in the law that was pushed quickly she was a part-time administrathrough the legislature. tive assistant, but moved into Luther Strange, the attorney general who’s defendthe top spot after the organizaing the law in court, this week recommended repealing tion’s director left for another sections that make it a crime for an illegal immigrant position. to fail to carry registration documents and that require “I told him when I interpublic schools to collect information on the immigraviewed for the part-time position status of students. Both sections have been put on tion that what I really wanted hold temporarily by a federal court.

was his job,” Billings said. During her tenure, Billings has been involved with numerous events, convention business, Billings attraction of youth sports tournaments, and promoting Lawrence as a destination for film crews, most notably the 1983 TV movie “The Day After,” which portrayed Lawrence following a nuclear attack. “Judy Billings has, in many ways, put Lawrence on the map,” Deanell Tacha, chair of the Destination Management Inc. board, said in a statement. “Visitors and tourism have increased exponentially because of her leadership.” Billings said she always tried to take a balanced approach to increasing the community’s tourism industry. “I personally never have wanted our town to become known as a tourist town,” Billings said. “But I do want our town to be able to take advantage of oppor-

tunities that visitors bring. We want to pay attention to visitors, and we want visitors to come to our community with money.” In 1998, Billings, then-County Commissioner Charles Jones and others began working on the idea of winning a National Heritage Area Designation from the U.S. National Park Service for Lawrence and the role it played leading up to the U.S. Civil War. The idea grew to include 29 eastern Kansas counties and 12 western Missouri counties. The area was designated as the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area in 2006. Billings said Lawrence is well-positioned to see increased tourism from those efforts. The heritage area has its headquarters and a permanent display in the Carnegie Library building in downtown Lawrence. Billings also predicted that the efforts would result in a stronger Watkins Community Museum of History and growing interest in other sites such as the Black Jack Battlefield near Baldwin City. Please see BILLINGS, page 4A

Call it learning by numbers. The U.S. Census Bureau — through its American Community Survey program — released a large new batch of statistics for every community in the U.S. on Thursday. All the numbers are a fiveyear average from 2006 to 2010. The numbers are garnered from a continuous survey that the Census Bureau conducts throughout the country. The five-year average is meant to lower the margin of error on the statistics, but some of the margins of error are still significant. But they’re the best numbers that will be released. So dive in and learn how Lawrence or your community stacks up to others in the area.

Median age of residents No surprise here. Lawrence is young, but we’re more mature than our friends in Manhattan. 1. Manhattan: 23.4 years 2. Lawrence: 25.6 3. Eudora: 31 4. Tonganoxie: 31.2 5. Baldwin City: 31.7 6. Olathe: 32.4 7. Bonner Springs: 33.8 8. De Soto: 34.5 9. Shawnee: 35.0 10. Topeka: 36.0 11. Basehor: 38.9 Percent of population that is white Here’s a measure to show you how racially diverse a community is: 1. De Soto: 99.3 percent white 2. Tonganoxie: 97.5 percent 3. Baldwin City: 97.4 percent 4. Basehor: 96.0 percent 5. Eudora: 95.7 percent 6. Bonner Springs: 89.7 percent 7. Manhattan: 88.7 percent 8. Shawnee: 86.8 percent 9. Olathe: 84.2 percent 10. Lawrence: 82.5 percent Please see CENSUS , page 4A


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9. Baldwin: $150,600 10. Bonner Springs: $147,100 11. Topeka: $94,200

Percent of owner-occupied homes Everybody knows Lawrence is a big rental community, but here’s a look at just how big. 1. Basehor: 81.6 percent owner-occupied 2. Bonner Springs: 75.2 percent 3. Olathe: 74.1 percent 4. Shawnee: 73.3 percent 5. Eudora: 72.5 percent 6. De Soto: 70.6 percent 7. Tonganoxie: 67.9 percent 8. Baldwin: 62.4 percent 9. Topeka: 59.6 percent 10. Lawrence: 46.7 percent 11. Manhattan: 41 percent

Spending on housing costs Percent of homeowners who spend more than 35 percent of their household income on housing costs. If you hear people say Lawrence has a high cost of housing, this may be what they’re really talking about. 1. Bonner Springs: 25.2 percent of homeowners 2. Lawrence: 22.4 percent 3. Baldwin City 20.2 percent 4. Topeka: 19.1 percent 5. Shawnee: 18.1 percent 6. Basehor: 17.2 percent 7. Tonganoxie: 16.8 percent 8. Olathe: 16.7 percent 9. Manhattan: 16.6 percent 10. Eudora: 15.3 percent 11. De Soto: 11 percent

Median price of a home Lawrence is no Johnson County, but it’s more expensive than much of the pack. 1. De Soto: $220,100 2. Shawnee: $198,600 3. Olathe: $193,300 4. Basehor: $183,000 5. Lawrence: $172,900 6. Manhattan: $163,800 7. Tonganoxie: $151,800 8. Eudora: $151,200

Median monthly rent Lawrence may not rank as high as some would think, although some of these communities may be more focused on renting houses than apartments. 1. Basehor: $921 2. Baldwin: $826 3. Olathe: $801 4. Eudora: $777 5. Lawrence: $774

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I’m really going to have to do this program for alcohol to rehabilitate myself.” Kemple said she and Hatzenbihler’s family members were still skeptical of his words. She said Cruz-Santos’ blood-alcohol level was well above the legal limit after his August traffic stop in which he gave police an alias, Alvaro Altamirano Cortez. “How is it after you kill someone doing this — if that doesn’t shock you and wake you up to change your life, what will?” Kemple said. He pleaded no contest Oct. 27 in the new Douglas County case, and a federal grand jury then indicted Cruz-Santos on one count of illegally re-entering the country after he was convicted of a felony. Hatzenbihler’s family members plan to ask federal prosecutors to push for the 10-year maximum federal prison sentence. Kemple is credited with discovering Cruz-Santos was the same man convicted for Hatzenbihler’s death because he was arrested in August under the alias. His real name came up under an ID number on some documentation so she compared his current mug shot to an older one. Prosecutors also confirmed his identity through a fingerprint analysis, she said. The federal indictment charges him under both names. No hearings have been set yet in the federal case. Huff also ordered CruzSantos to pay a $2,500 fine for his third DUI conviction. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter. com/gdiepenbrock.

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“There is a lot of tourism potential in the future,” Billings said. “It is not going to happen overnight. But we’re already getting some good national attention. “The key will be that we’ll have to remain creative and really market ourselves. In this business, it definitely is out of sight, out of mind.” Billings said the Destination Management Board plans to begin interviewing for the president and CEO position in late January, and hopes to have the position filled by mid-February. Billings said she plans to remain in the Lawrence community after retirement. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter. com/clawhorn_ljw.

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Percent of households receiving food stamps. There are several ways to Median household income measure poverty in a comStudents who earn part- munity, and this is one. time incomes do drag Law1. Topeka: 11.9 percent of rence’s numbers down in this households category. 2. Bonner Springs: 7.4 percent 1. Olathe: $75,228 3. Eudora: 5.3 percent 2. Shawnee: $72,122 4. Lawrence: 5.1 percent 3. Basehor: $72,120 5. Baldwin City: 4.7 percent 4. Baldwin City: $65,053 6. Manhattan: 4.1 percent 5. De Soto: $61,915 7. Olathe: 3.7 percent 6. Eudora: $60,544 8. De Soto: 3.4 percent 7. Tonganoxie: $58,672 9. Shawnee: 3.1 percent 8. Bonner Springs: $56,630 10. Basehor: 2.1 percent 9. Lawrence: $41,290 11. Tonganoxie: 0.8 percent 10. Topeka: $40,342 — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be 11. Manhattan: $36,630 Median earnings for a male, full-time, year-round worker These numbers don’t include many undergraduate college students, but Lawrence is still near the bottom of the list. 1. Basehor: $60,326 2. Olathe: $56,934 3. Shawnee: $56,312 4. Baldwin City: $50,833 5. Bonner Springs: $47,670 6. Tonganoxie: $47,500 7. Eudora: $45,861 8. De Soto: $45,000

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store located at 805 Mass. St. Police responded to a call at 6:25 p.m. that a white male had used a knife while stealing a purse from the store. A police dispatcher said the suspect is in his 20s, wore a black coat and blue jeans, and drove off in an older model blue hatchback. • Douglas County prosecutors Thursday filed charges against a 32-year-old Lawrence man accused of threatening his girlfriend with a knife Wednesday night during a domestic disturbance. Prosecutors charged Willie James Richardson with aggravated assault, making a criminal threat and domestic battery. Sgt. Matt Sarna, a Lawrence police spokesman, said police were called just before 11 p.m. Wednesday to the 1400 block of Legends Circle. The woman, 33, alleged her boyfriend hit her and threatened her with a knife. The woman initially declined medical attention, but she was later taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening, Sarna said. • Lawrence police are investigating two separate incidents in which two men showed up at Lawrence Memorial Hospital saying they’d been stabbed. The first one occurred just before 8 p.m. Wednesday when a 21-year-old Lawrence man alleged he was stabbed as he walked in the 700 block of West Ninth Street. The man said he had driven himself to the hospital, and he was being treated for injuries not believed to be life-threatening, said Sgt. Matt Sarna, a police spokes-

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Wichita men sentenced for robbery of 3 KU students By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

A Douglas County judge Thursday sentenced two Wichita men to serve nearly 11 years in prison for robbing three female Kansas University students last year at a Lawrence apartment. “I don’t have to tell you that what you did was horrible,” District Judge Paula Martin told the two men. Assistant district attorney Deborah Moody read a letter from one of the three victims who said she and her roommates COURTS were held at gunpoint and ordered to get on the floor. The victim also said she had a bruise on her arm where one of the robbers had grabbed her. “The worst part, I trust no one and think everyone could be an attacker,” wrote the woman, who said she suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. D’Andre W. Williams and Jerome DeShaun Tucker, both 21, could have been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison, but Martin followed a plea agreement when sentencing the men. But each man’s defense attorney said the sentences weren’t fair because Michael Hammond — a Kansas University student at the time who recruited them to rob a suspected drug dealer in the 1100 block of Louisiana Street — received 60 days in jail and probation. Another codefendant, D’Andre Tomlin, has not yet been sentenced in the case. “(Hammond) is the ring leader,” said Tucker’s defense attorney Greg Robinson. “He’s the one who set up the whole thing.” Hammond, also 21, pleaded no contest earlier this year to two counts of conspiracy to commit burglary. During the Dec. 2 robbery, while Tucker waited in the car, Tomlin and Williams entered the wrong apartment and held the women at gunpoint, stealing a television, laptop and other items. Hammond and three other co-defendants went back to the same apartment building the next night, Dec. 3, to try to burglarize the apartment of the alleged drug dealer, but police interrupted and arrested them. “My only problem is the fairness in this case,” said Williams’ mother, Dana Williams. “How does one boy plan two robberies and three are left to hang for it?” Hammond’s case proceeded under a different judge, District Judge Kay Huff. Moody said Hammond pleaded to two counts for incidents on both nights, and she also said Hammond cooperated with authorities and agreed to testify if necessary in the Wichita men’s cases. Huff also ordered Hammond to serve two months in jail, a stricter penalty than what was negotiated in his plea agreement. “Without Mr. Hammond, (Tomlin, Williams and Tucker) would not have been identified and would not have been before this court,” Moody said. But Robinson said Lawrence police didn’t make the connection between the two cases until they reviewed Hammond’s phone records. Defense attorneys Thursday also argued it was unfair that their clients must register as violent offenders because a firearm was used in the robbery. Hammond won’t be required to. “Our criminal justice system believes in aiding and abetting,” Williams’ defense attorney Jason Billam said. “Our criminal justice system takes that into account.”

Martin said she didn’t disagree that Hammond’s deal was unfair but said prosecutors control how they charge cases. “(Hammond’s) not the person who holds a gun to the victims’ heads,” Martin also said. The judge also said there

were conflicting factors for both defendants, who mostly received the sentences they did based on their past criminal history. Tucker, who was the driver for the Dec. 2 robbery, never entered the apartment, but he was on probation at the time for two Sedgwick County burglary

convictions. Williams also had juvenile convictions for burglary. Tucker will get credit for the 10 months he has spent in jail awaiting resolution of the case, but he also will spend more time in prison than 130 months because his probation from the Sedgwick

County cases is expected to be revoked. Williams only spent a week in jail in this case before he posted bond, and he was taken into custody after Thursday’s hearing. Both Tucker and Williams apologized to the victims in court and said they regretted their decisions to come to

Lawrence that night. Tomlin did not show up in October for his sentencing and a warrant is out for his arrest, according to court records. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter. com/gdiepenbrock.


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Va. Tech gunman kills officer, then found dead By Eric Tucker and Zinie Chen Sampson Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, VA. — A gunman killed a police officer in a Virginia Tech parking lot Thursday and then apparently shot himself to death nearby in a baffling attack that shook up the campus nearly five years after it was the scene of the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history. The shooting took place on the same day Virginia Tech officials were in Washington, fighting a government fine over their alleged mishandling of the 2007 bloodbath where 33 people were killed. Before it became clear that the gunman in Thursday’s attack was dead, the school applied the lessons learned during the last tragedy, locking down the campus and using a high-tech alert system to warn students and faculty members to stay indoors. “In light of the turmoil and trauma and the tragedy suffered by this campus by guns, I can only say words don’t describe our feelings, and they’re elusive at this point in time,” university president Charles Steger said. “Our hearts are broken again for the family of our police officer.” The officer was killed after pulling a driver over in a traffic stop. The gunman — who was not involved in the traffic stop — walked into the parking lot and ambushed the officer. Police did not know what the motive was. The officer was identified as Deriek W. Crouse, a 39-year-old Army veteran and married father of five who joined the campus po-

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A POLICE OFFICER SECURES THE SCENE where a gunman killed a police officer and another person after a traffic stop Thursday on the campus of Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va. lice force about six months after the 2007 massacre, the school said. He previously worked at a jail and a sheriff’s department. While authorities wouldn’t reveal specific details about the gunman, they released a timeline of events. At about 12:15 p.m., the officer called in the traffic stop. After a few minutes passed without hearing from the officer, dispatch tried to get in touch with him but didn’t get a response. About 15 minutes later, police received the first call from a witness who said an officer had been shot at the Cassell Coliseum parking lot and the gunman had fled on foot. Local, state and federal officials responded immediately. At 1 p.m., an officer saw a suspicious man in a parking lot known as The Cage. The man had a gunshot wound, and a gun was nearby. Authorities said they responded to numerous other calls of suspicious activity but found no threats and lifted the campus lockdown, about four hours after the

Iran shows captured U.S. drone on TV By Kimberly Dozier and Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Tehran’s capture of a largely intact, top secret U.S. drone, which it displayed on state television, not only lays bare America’s surveillance program over Iran, but it also puts sensitive, advanced technology in hostile hands. A former U.S. official confirmed to The Associated Press that the beige-colored drone featured in the more than twominute video aired Thursday was indeed an RQ-170 Sentinel that is used for surveillance of Tehran’s nuclear facilities. The U.S. military said it lost control of a drone earlier this week. Iranian officials quickly claimed their military forces had downed the Sentinel with an electronic attack. But U.S. officials on Thursday flatly rejected the claim that any cyber or other electronic related activity was responsible for the loss of the drone. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the drone mission is classified. The video, which showed Iranian officials examining the drone, provided the first real evidence of the Sentinel’s capture. More important, it revealed the aircraft to be nearly in one piece. That alone confirmed experts’ contention that the

classified aircraft can be programmed to land safely if its communications link is lost. Robotics expert Peter Singer, who has written about the use of drones in war, said the Sentinel is programmed to circle in the air or land if its communications link is lost. Until the video came out, U.S. officials and other experts were suggesting the drone may have crashed, leaving Iran with only scattered pieces. Pentagon officials on Thursday refused to comment on the drone, saying they do not talk about classified surveillance programs. The episode, however, could be a serious setback for what has been an escalating surveillance program, aimed largely at Iran’s nuclear facilities, that has gone on for years from a U.S. air base in Afghanistan and other bases in the region. It gives the Iranians the opportunity to share or sell the drone to others, such as the Chinese and Russians, who might be better able to exploit any technological information gleaned from examining it. U.S. officials are concerned that others may be able to reverse-engineer the chemical composition of the drone’s radar-deflecting paint or the aircraft’s sophisticated optics technology that allows operators to positively identify terror suspects from tens of thousands of feet in the air.

initial alerts. Asked if police were still looking for the shooter, state police Sgt. Robert Carpentieri said: “I think the investigators feel confident that we’ve located the person. I can’t give you specifics, and I don’t want to confirm that but you can kind of read between the lines so I won’t specifically address that question.” The officer had served four years on the campus police force, which has about 50 officers and 20 full- and parttime security guards. State police were still investigating whether the officer had been specifically targeted. Many students were preparing for exams when they were suddenly told to hunker down. Heavily armed officers swarmed the campus as caravans of SWAT vehicles and other police cars with emergency lights flashing patrolled nearby. “A lot of people, especially toward the beginning were scared,” said Jared Brumfield, a 19-year-old freshman from Culpeper, Va., who was

locked in the Squires Student Center. The university sent updates about every 30 minutes, regardless of whether they had any new information, school spokesman Mark Owczarski said. Harry White, 20, a junior physics major, said he was in line for a sandwich at a restaurant in a campus building when he received the text message alert. White said he didn’t panic, thinking instead about a false alarm about a possible gunman that locked down the campus in August. White used an indoor walkway to go to a computer lab in an adjacent building, where he checked news reports. “I decided to just check to see how serious it was. I saw it’s actually someone shooting someone, not something false, something that looks like a gun,” White said. The school was a bit quieter than usual because classes ended Wednesday. About 20,000 of the university’s 30,000 students were on campus when the officer was shot. Exams, set to begin Friday, were postponed. The shooting came soon after the conclusion of a hearing where Virginia Tech was appealing a $55,000 fine by the U.S. Education Department in connection with the university’s response to the 2007 rampage. The department said the school violated the law by waiting more than two hours after two students were shot to death in their dorm before sending an email warning. By then, student gunman SeungHui Cho was chaining the doors to a classroom building where he killed 30 more people and then himself.

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Academic nudge A new system to flag struggling students at Kansas University may be just the reminder some students need.

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ometimes we all need a little nudge. That seems to be the philosophy behind a new initiative that seeks to improve student retention at Kansas University. Like so many initiatives these days, this one starts with a computer software program. However, at least one piece of human contact is built into the system designed to help students who may be struggling in one or more of their classes. The new software will allow faculty members to flag students they think may need some help. There’s no set criteria for flagging a student, but missed classes or assignments or failing a test might trigger such action. Once a student has been flagged, he or she will receive a call from someone in the KU student advising office who will offer to connect students to on-campus support services, such as tutoring or writing labs, that might help them get back on track. In many cases, the phone call may be all that’s necessary. There are certain to be some students who are simply annoyed by the call and adopt a “get off my back” stance. However, in many other cases, the advising center calls will be simply reinforcing something the students already know: They need to try a little harder, be a little more responsible. In some cases, they may even be grateful that someone noticed they were struggling and cared enough to try to help them. Of course, the ideal situation would be for this interaction to occur directly between student and teacher, preferably face to face, not through an email or text message. In larger classes, that sort of contact may not always be practical, and the new flagging system may fill an important gap. Many of the students in large lecture classes are in their first year at KU and are among the most vulnerable students when it comes to retention. KU’s retention rate for first-year students has been around 80 percent, which puts it in the bottom half of Big 12 universities. The flagging system has been employed at other universities, some of which also use it to congratulate students who are excelling in their class work — which is a nice touch. Officials at one of those schools, East Carolina University, also noted that followups with struggling students who received “nastygrams” found that the message had had a beneficial effect. Students who enroll at KU and drop out after a year or two are a drain on university resources — not to mention their own personal or family resources. Not every student who enrolls at KU is going to be an academic success, but university officials are right to focus on various new avenues to increase student retention and graduation rates.

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How worried should we be that Islamists won 70 percent of the seats in the first round of Egypt’s first free parliamentary elections? Especially since 20 percent of the seats went to puritanical Salafis who want to practice the faith as if they lived in Prophet Muhammed’s time? At stake is the fate of the most pivotal Arab state, a longtime U.S. ally with a rich history and culture, which signed the first Arab peace treaty with Israel. Egypt is a critical test case for whether democracy can flourish in Arab states or will lead inevitably to mullocracy. So of course we should be worried. But the Egyptian elections won’t end until March, and much can happen before then. So here’s the good news and the bad news about the elections,

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And Salafi gains have sent an urgent wake-up call to liberal and leftist parties, which appear to have won about 30 percent of the seats, that they must, belatedly, work closely together.” and some ideas on what might bring promising results. First the bad news: Yes, indeed, the strong showing by the Salafi Nour Party is disturbing. Salafis don’t speak with one voice, but some preach hatred of Christians on satellite channels allegedly funded by Saudis and Qataris, and some have attacked Christians and burned churches. Salafi clerics have called for banning interest-bearing loans, alcohol, and “fornication,” while limiting rights for women and Copts. They want to tighten the loose constitutional proviso that all laws be compliant with sharia, and have clerics certify that laws are sharia-compliant. And they want to censor culture: Prominent Salafi candidate Abdel Moneim al-Shahat denounced the works of Nobel laureate Naguib

Mahfouz as “atheist literature.” Last month, I interviewed the Nour party spokesman, Mohammed Nour (whose name is coincidental), at his public-relations firm in the upscale Cairo suburb of Mahdi. He wore a suit with a striped shirt, and his modern office sported black walls with orange couches and chrome armrests; a female office secretary wore a headscarf and long skirt, but her face was uncovered. Nour said his party was misunderstood, but his comments said otherwise. “We are always going to believe the Islamic system is better than democracy,” he said. Salafis reversed their previous objection to elections, he said, only because they saw that the ballot had become a vehicle for political change. But, he added: “You can’t have laws that conflict with sharia. The laws before the revolution were all corrupt laws.” The Nour party would rule out sales of alcohol, or the wearing of bikinis, thus crippling resorts that bring essential tourist revenues to Egypt. As for women’s rights, “we would not elect a woman. It is right not to vote for her.” Required by law to place women on their list, the Nour party put them at the very bottom and used flowers instead of photos of female candidates. Women could work, the party spokesman told me, “but only in specific positions, because of biology.” (The Salafi candidate for president, Hazem Saleh Abu

Ismail, says he would require all women to veil.) As for the treaty with Israel, Salafis want to see it put to a popular referendum, with the expectation that it would be rejected. So, the fact that Salafis won a critical bloc of parliamentary seats is sobering. And they will probably do at least as well in the next two rounds of voting, which will mostly take place in rural areas. However, here is some potentially “good” news: Of the 70 percent of seats won so far by Islamists, 50 percent belong to the far more moderate Freedom and Justice Party, the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood. Far more cautious and more experienced than the brash, younger Salafis, the Brotherhood says it won’t further Islamicize the constitution. Moreover, the Brotherhood and the Salafis dislike each other intensely. The Nour party’s strong showing will probably encourage the Brotherhood to try to work closely with non-Islamists in parliament — to offset the Salafis. And Salafi gains have sent an urgent wake-up call to liberal and leftist parties, which appear to have won about 30 percent of the seats, that they must, belatedly, work closely together. (Ironically, the seculars may now find the Brotherhood has become a vital ally). A wake-up call has also been delivered to the Egyptian military. If it heeds it — and it’s not clear it

How do voters view affairs? We live in a bipolar culture. We allow ourselves to be drenched in sexual images in movies, on television and on the Internet and then defend First Amendment protection to even the most graphic of them. Then, when a politician acts out what culture promotes, we criticize him, especially if he’s conservative, branding him with the equivalent of a “scarlet letter.” In our not too distant past, a feeling of shame made people go into hiding after an adulterous relationship was exposed. Now they go on television to talk about the sleazy details. They either deny it (Herman Cain), admit it and say they’ve asked God for forgiveness (Newt Gingrich), or pay no political price at all (space limitations prevent me from listing the legion of politicians that fall into this last category.) Ginger White was on TV last week. She’s the Georgia woman who claims to have had a 13-year affair with Herman Cain. White says the alleged affair wasn’t “sex for cash.” Whew, let’s be grateful for some sense of morality, however thin. In a nation that channels Ado Annie’s lament from the musical “Oklahoma” (“I’m just a girl who cain’t say no”), saying no to anything, including adultery, gets you pegged as a fundamentalist who is attempting to impose his morality on others. How’s our failure to impose anything working out for us? If we maintain that adultery is wrong, shouldn’t we have an authority for that judgment? Who decides such things? So the wife (or husband) and kids get upset. Isn’t it all about one’s personal

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choice and happiness? For politicians, it goes deeper. Here is the question I wanted to ask former Sen. Gary Hart after his alleged affair with Donna Rice nearly 25 years ago: “If we can’t trust you to keep a promise freely made to your wife before God and witnesses, what standard should we use to judge your truthfulness when you make promises to the American people?” It’s not a trick question, but one that goes to the core of an individual’s values and character. What is marriage? Is it something for the convenience of the U.S. Post Office for orderly mail delivery, or is there a Higher Authority behind it? For most people, marriage is a sacrament with “rules” firmly established by God and when followed these rules benefit married couples, their children and society. Among the main requirements of marriage is fidelity. “For-

saking all others” is the phrase contained in the Christian marriage vow. Divorce has become widely accepted (though not to the Author of marriage) as a sometimes “necessary evil,” but adultery remains for most people what it has always been: a betrayal. It’s not just a religious concept. Ask a person who is married but does not believe in God how he or she would feel about a cheating spouse and you most likely would get the same response you would receive from one who does believe in a higher power: anger and profound disappointment. In The Washington Post’s “Reliable Sources” column last week, Roxanne Roberts and Amy Argetsinger asked, “Is an affair still the kiss of death?” That they have to ask the question is another indicator of falling standards. Once, divorce was a political “kiss of death.” Now we are debating whether adultery should carry a similar penalty. One shudders to think what might be next. Ultimately, what voters must decide is this: Does a presidential candidate’s personal flaws rise (or fall) to a level that inhibits his ability to do the job of president? Put another way, if you are about to have surgery, do you care if the doctor is a cad, or do you care more whether most of his patients are alive and well? With the multiple challenges Americans face and with the choices presented to us, if the country is to be made well, voters may just have to sacrifice the ideal for the pragmatic. — Cal Thomas is a columnist for Tribune Media Services.

will — it will cease its crackdown on civil society, and start listening to the ideas of secular political leaders, such as Mohamed ElBaradei, on how to balance the Islamists by democratic means. The final piece of good news that militates against further Salafi gains is the moderate character of the Egyptian people. Unlike Shiite Iran, this Sunni country has no tradition of direct clerical involvement in politics, and has rejected radical Islam in the past. When I spoke to locals last month at an outdoor market in the working-class district of Imbaba, those who were planning to vote for Salafis ascribed their choice to the Salafi tradition of social work and the fact that Salafis had never before been involved in politics. Now that the Salafis have entered the arena, they will be judged by their performance. If they denounce tourism — a prime source of jobs — they will rapidly lose popularity. And if they call for radical changes in society, they will also lose their shine. Indeed, in Alexandria, the infamous Abdel Moneim al-Shahat — the Nour party candidate who called democracy a heresy and denounced Nobel laureate Mahfouz — was defeated in Sunday’s runoff election. It’s too soon to say whether this is a trend, but let us hope so. That would be the best good news of all. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Editor, advocate To the editor: On Dec. 1, when I picked up my paper, I fully expected to have to wring the water out of it. The paper stated that coach Leach had decided to coach at Washington instead of Kansas and I fully expected our sports editor, Tom Keegan, to be crying tears as big as light bulbs and flooding the sports section of the Journal-World. After at least four or five days of nothing but a promotion for coach Leach to come to Kansas, some of us wondered if Keegan was an employee of Kansas University or at least a member of the committee to locate the next KU football coach. He was so insistent that Leach was the best and only fit for KU’s next coach that I wonder what his qualifications are. I suppose it’s possible that part of his job as sports editor is to help hire a new coach. I’m sure his comments over the past football season helped get Turner Gill fired. I’m one that feels that coach Gill was not given a fair chance to develop a winning team. I remember Lou Holtz saying it takes at least five years. Howard Lynch, Lawrence

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Book signing: â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Paradise Cafe and Bakery Cookbookâ&#x20AC;? by Missy McCoy, 5-7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh St. Ecumenical Advent Taize Service, 6 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive. Sip and Shop art sale, 6-10 p.m., Pachamamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 800 N.H. Performance Development Haven for young artists, 6:30 p.m., Victory Bible Church, 1942 Mass. Holiday Music in the Stacks: Fiddlers from the Americana Music Academy, 6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. The Jack Korbel Confluence featuring Caleb Sawin and Lana Maree, 7 p.m., Delaware Commons, 1222 Del. Fundraiser for the Community Health Center Project, 7 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. The Kansas Nutcracker, 2011 Sesquicentennial Edition with Mandolin Orchestra, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. â&#x20AC;&#x153;White Christmas,â&#x20AC;? 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Noahâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Art,â&#x20AC;? 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Big Deal Band, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St.

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Red Dogâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Breakfast with Santa, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. Lawrence High School Holiday Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., LHS cafeteria, 1901 La. Free State High School Holiday Merchandise Sale, 8:30-11:30 a.m., school commons area, 4700 Overland Drive. Holiday Farmersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Market,

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9 a.m.-5 p.m., Holiday Inn Lawrence, 200 McDonald Drive. Saxophone Studio Recital, 9 a.m. Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. LOLA Giant 2011 Holiday Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Van Go Arts, 715 N.J. Jayhawk Audubon Society Holiday Bird Seed, Book and Feeder Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Runaway Pony Bed and Breakfast opening and fundraiser for LHS Band, noon-8 p.m., 603 Tenn.â&#x20AC;? Festival of Nativities,

noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, North Fourth and Elm streets in North Lawrence, donations accepted. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Stocking The Pantryâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A Transition Kaw Valley Workshop, 1-5 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive. December Music Series, New Horizons Clarinet Quintet,1 p.m., Watkins Community Museum, 1047 Mass. Oboe Studio Recital, 1 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Ragtime Piano Rehearsal /Jam Session, 2-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. The Kansas Nutcracker, 2011 Sesquicentennial Edition with Mandolin Orchestra, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. The Celtic Tenors, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. â&#x20AC;&#x153;White Christmas,â&#x20AC;? 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Noahâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Art,â&#x20AC;? 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. A Festival of Song: Carols From Around the World by the Lawrence Civic Choir, 7:30 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. Noise For Toys Benefit for Toys for Tots: Noise FM, Making Movies, Cowboy Indian Bear, Team Bear Club, 8 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. KPR Holiday Jazz Show, 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass. Stranger Creek Band, 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 2206 E. 23rd St. Soulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d Out, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Young Comedians of Kansas City, 10 p.m., Duffyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 2222 W. Sixth St.

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CHARLIE WEIS, LEFT, AND KANSAS UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR SHEAHON ZENGER PULL AWAY from the Lawrence Airport on Thursday night. Hours after KU announced Weis would be the Jayhawks’ next coach, he and Zenger flew to Lawrence. Weis will officially be introduced at a news conference today.

Jayhawks get big name: Weis told the Journal-World less than an hour after landing at the Lawrence airport with Weis and a In announcing the hire of handful of others on board the Charlie Weis as Kansas Uni- university plane. versity’s newest head football Zenger, in his first year as coach Thursday afternoon, athletic director at Kansas, said KU athletic director Sheahon Weis was on his wish list from Zenger steered the program into Day 1. Eleven days, numerous new territory. flights and countless hours of The men hired to lead the conversations later, Zenger Jayhawks durstruck a deal ing the past couThursday to ple of decades make Weis KU’s were virtual un37th head footQ For more on the Charlie knowns. ball coach. The Weis hire, including a mesWhen Glen 55-year-old Weis sage board where you can Mason was officially will be voice your opinion, please hired before introduced at a visit KUSports.com. the 1988 season, news conference he was a midat 5 p.m. today, major coach on but, in many the rise. When it was time to ways, he’s a man who needs no replace him before the 1997 sea- introduction. son, the Jayhawks turned to Div. Weis brings to KU 16 years of I-AA star Terry Allen. experience as an NFL assistant After Allen was fired in 2001, coach and five years of experiKU turned to an assistant coach ence on the college sidelines. at Oklahoma named Mark During his time in the NFL, he Mangino. was an offensive coordinator for And, two years ago, after nine seasons with three teams Mangino resigned under pres- and helped lead the New York sure after eight seasons, KU re- Giants (1991) and New England placed him with Turner Gill, a Patriots (2002, 2004 and 2005) man known more for his playing to world titles. days than his coaching résumé. “I’m surprisingly shocked,” After all that, KU finally ap- said Jake Sharp, a former KU pears to have handed the keys running back and native of Saover to a man known simply for lina. “I feel like that’s a huge being a coach. splash. Mr. Zenger got out there “At the end of the day, it was and obviously went to work for time for the University of Kan- the university. And with him sas to go out and give its football Please see WEIS, page 3B program its best shot,” Zenger

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NEW KANSAS UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL COACH CHARLIE WEIS brings an impressive résumé to Lawrence. Included among his previous jobs: offensive coordinator with the Kansas City Chiefs (with QB Tyler Palko in top-left photo); offensive coordinator at Florida (top right); head coach at Notre Dame (right, in center photo, with LSU’s Les Miles); and OC with the New England Patriots (at right in bottom photo, with QB Tom Brady).

Some might ask why Charlie Weis, a coach with a national profile, accepted an offer to coach football at Kansas University. That’s an easy one to answer. He failed at Notre Dame and has too much pride to let that be his lasting legacy as a head coach. The tougher questions will be sent Sheahon Zenger’s way today at a 5 p.m. news conference in the football complex, starting with “Why Charlie Weis?” Zenger has to do better than the first quote he gave. “This puts Kansas on the national map,” Zenger told ESPN.com’s Joe Schad, choosing to speak first to the national media. Excuse me, but didn’t Mark Mangino and his staff already do that by coaching up a group of largely two-star recruits so well that the Jayhawks were ranked No. 2 in the nation with an 11-0 record before losing to Missouri and then going on to win the Orange Bowl? That team finished 12-1, ranked No. 7 and very much on the national map. The other troubling thing about that quote — and the first quote generally is the most honest one because it hasn’t been rehearsed — is that it smacks of an athletic director more concerned with winning the news conference than building a winner on the field. Weis certainly was the big-

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gest name Kansas could have landed. Zenger made a splash heard ’round the football world by hiring a man who has had success developing quarterbacks as talented as Tom Brady, at New England, and Jimmy Clausen at Notre Dame, and as unspectacular as Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs. The responsibilities of a college head coach differ so greatly from those of an NFL offensive coordinator. A college head coach must assemble a staff of assistants who blend the right qualities necessary to evaluate talent, develop recruiting contacts and instruct the recruits who commit. At Notre Dame, Weis got off to such a great start on the field and in the recruiting rankings that the school felt compelled to sign him to a 10-year contract extension in the middle of his second year. Weis went 19-6 in his first two seasons, and the Fighting Irish faithful were convinced even better Please see KEEGAN, page 3B

Mays makes most of start, sparks KU women past UW By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

Keena Mays admits she still needs to work on her poker face. During Thursday’s shootaround, Mays, Kansas University’s sophomore guard, let out a quick smile when she was told that she would be starting her first game of the season.

“I was happy, but I couldn’t express how happy I was,” Mays said. “I just had to come out and play like I know how.” The 5-foot-7 Mays was impressive in her new role, scoring a team-high 17 points to lead the Kansas women’s basketball team to a 73-44 rout over Wisconsin at Allen Fieldhouse. Mays, who scored a career-

high 21 points in KU’s previous game against Alabama, said that “a little birdie” gave her a headsup that she might be entering the starting lineup. That birdie was actually one of the assistant coaches, who told Mays she had the opportunity to start if she continued to practice well. “That’s what I wanted from

the beginning,” Mays said of starting. “I just proved that I can be the player (coach Bonnie Henrickson) needs me to be.” Mays found first-half success by shooting jumpers over a sagging Wisconsin defense. She made five of seven shots and two of three three-pointers for 14 points before the break. The Arlington, Texas, native

finished 6-for-11 from the floor with four rebounds, one assist and no turnovers. “She’s produced,” Henrickson said of Mays. “She’s practiced well. She’s been who I thought all along she can be.” Much of KU’s effectiveness offensively could be attributed Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B Mays


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DALLAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Los Angeles Angels made perhaps the biggest one-day free-agent splash in baseball history and transformed themselves into legitimate World Series contenders Thursday, spending about $331 million to acquire the gameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most feared slugger and one of its top pitchers. Within a span of two frenzied early-morning hours at the winter meetings, the Angels reached agreements in principle with first baseman Albert Pujols on a 10year, $254 million deal and lefthander C.J. Wilson on a five-year, $77.5 million deal. Bridesmaids in recent freeagent pursuits â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the Angels failed in bids to sign Mark Teixeira, Carl Crawford and Adrian Beltre the last two winters â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the Angels nabbed the two stars with

a massive investment that was $144 million more than the $183 million Arte Moreno paid to buy the team in 2003. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t say Pujols in my wildest dreams I thought Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be sitting here today,â&#x20AC;? Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto, less than two months into the job, said at a news conference to announce the moves. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a tribute to the aggressive nature and quality of our ownership. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Arte Moreno is as competitive an owner as there is in the game. We all know this ... is kicked into gear by him. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s made it very clear he wants to win championships, he wants to win rings, and we think this is a way to move toward that goal.â&#x20AC;?

Pujols will be introduced at a news conference at Angel Stadium on Saturday, and Wilson on Tuesday. Wilson, the former Texas Rangers ace who grew up in Orange County, Calif., has been a top target of the Angels since mid-November, and the Angels emerged as a front-runner for the 31-year-old left-hander entering the week. Wilson, who helped Texas reach the World Series in each of the last two seasons, turned down a reported six-year, $99 million offer from the Miami Marlins to sign with his hometown team. But Dipoto said he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t â&#x20AC;&#x153;ramp upâ&#x20AC;? his pursuit of Pujols until arriving in Dallas for the winter meetings Sunday night. Pujols had lucrative offers from St. Louis and Miami, but Dipoto and his staff worked virtually around the clock over the last

West Virginia clips K-State in double OT Men West Virginia 85, Kansas State 80, 2OT WICHITA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kevin Jones hit a tying threepoint shot in regulation and scored 30 points to lead West Virginia to a doubleovertime victory Thursday night over Kansas State, its future Big 12 foe. Darryl Bryant had 25 points for West Virginia (5-2). Rodney McGruder scored 20 and Will Spradling had 16 for Kansas State (5-1).

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WEST VIRGINIA (5-2) Jones 12-17 4-6 30, Kilicli 6-9 0-2 12, Miles 0-5 0-2 0, Hinds 1-5 0-0 2, Bryant 7-17 9-12 24, Rutledge 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 3-4 2-2 10, Browne 2-6 2-4 6, Williamson 0-0 0-1 0, Noreen 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 31-63 18-31 85. KANSAS STATE (5-1) Samuels 4-9 0-2 8, Gipson 4-8 7-8 15, Irving 2-6 2-5 6, McGruder 9-19 0-2 20, Spradling 6-11 0-0 16, Southwell 1-2 1-2 3, Ojeleye 0-0 0-0 0, Rodriguez 2-9 3-5 7, Diaz 1-1 0-0 2, Henriquez 1-3 1-2 3. Totals 30-68 14-26 80. Halftime-Kansas St. 31-30. End Of Regulation-Tied 64. End Of 1st Overtime-Tied 74. 3-Point Goals-West Virginia 5-17 (Brown 2-3, Jones 2-3, Bryant 1-7, Browne 0-1, Hinds 0-1, Miles 0-2), Kansas St. 6-21 (Spradling 4-8, McGruder 2-8, Samuels 0-1, Rodriguez 0-4). Fouled Out-Miles, Samuels, Spradling. Rebounds-West Virginia 41 (Jones 12), Kansas St. 40 (Gipson 10). Assists-West Virginia 14 (Hinds 5), Kansas St. 19 (Irving 5). Total Fouls-West Virginia 24, Kansas St. 31. A-15,004.

HONOLULU â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Chaminade assistant menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball coach Mike Mathey has resigned after sending a text message to a player containing a racial slur. The tiny Catholic university in Hawaii that hosts the high-profile Maui Invitational every year said Thursday it had accepted Matheyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s resignation.

ORAL ROBERTS (6-3) Roundtree 2-7 4-6 8, Morrison 7-18 6-7 20, Craion 4-8 0-0 8, Pearson, Jr. 0-1 1-2 1, Niles 0-6 0-0 0, Lliteras 1-5 1-2 3, Bell-Holter 7-11 2-2 16, Manghum 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 22-60 14-19 59. OKLAHOMA (6-1) Fitzgerald 8-17 0-0 16, Osby 3-4 1-2 7, Grooms 0-3 2-2 2, Pledger 6-11 5-5 17, Clark 5-8 4-6 16, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 3-4 2-2 8, Fraschilla 0-0 0-0 0, Blair 1-1 0-1 2, Neal 1-1 2-2 5, Honoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 0-2 0-0 0, Arent 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 27-54 16-20 73. Halftime-Oklahoma 34-24. 3-Point Goals-Oral Roberts 1-15 (Manghum 1-3, Bell-Holter 0-2, Niles 0-2, Morrison 0-4, Lliteras 0-4), Oklahoma 3-7 (Clark 2-2, Neal 1-1, Grooms 0-1, Osby 0-1, Pledger 0-2). Fouled Out-Osby, Pearson, Jr.. ReboundsOral Roberts 31 (Morrison, Roundtree 6), Oklahoma 38 (Clark 8). Assists-Oral Roberts 11 (Craion, Morrison, Roundtree 2), Oklahoma 15 (Grooms 5). Total Fouls-Oral Roberts 18, Oklahoma 19. A-7,699.

Women No. 1 Baylor 72, Wis.-Milwaukee 41 WACO, TEXAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Brittney Griner scored 20 points, Odyssey Sims had 19 points and 11 assists, and top-ranked Baylor beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee for its 28th consecutive home win. MILWAUKEE (2-5) Green 4-6 2-2 11, Lindfors 2-8 3-7 7, Wilson 2-3 0-0 5, Tucker 2-10 0-0 5, Rodriguez 2-16 0-0 5, Chandler 0-2 0-0 0, Jan. Swopshire 2-6 1-1 5, Dorow 0-1 0-0 0, Jas. Swopshire 0-0 0-0 0, Theut 1-1 0-0 3, Klawitter 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-53 6-10 41. BAYLOR (9-0) Pope 9-13 0-5 18, Griner 8-10 4-6 20, Sims 8-15 0-0 19, Hayden 0-5 3-3 3, Madden 0-4 0-0 0, Robertson 1-5 0-0 3, Condrey 1-5 2-2 4, Agbuke 0-1 0-0 0, Field 2-2 0-0 5, Palmer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-60 9-16 72. Halftime-Baylor 44-18. 3-Point Goals-Milwaukee 5-29 (Theut 1-1, Green 1-2, Wilson 1-2, Tucker 1-5, Rodriguez 1-12, Jan. Swopshire 0-2, Chandler 0-2, Lindfors 0-3), Baylor 5-19 (Sims 3-8, Field 1-1, Robertson 1-4, Madden 0-1, Hayden 0-2, Condrey 0-3). Fouled Out-Agbuke. Rebounds-Milwaukee 31 (Green, Tucker 7), Baylor 42 (Pope 11). Assists-Milwaukee 8 (Green, Rodriguez 2), Baylor 21 (Sims 11). Total Fouls-Milwaukee 15, Baylor 12. A-7,066.

Fresno State 69, No. 24 Oklahoma 66 FRESNO, CALIF. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Ki-Ki Moore had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help Fresno State hold off Oklahoma. Blakeley Goldberg added 12 points for Fresno State (6-3). OKLAHOMA (3-3) McFarland 3-4 0-0 6, Griffin 3-6 1-2 7, Ellenberg 9-19 2-2 28, Hook 4-12 0-0 8, Hand 7-14 2-2 16, Cerina 0-0 1-2 1, Harden 0-3 0-0 0, Campbell 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 26-58 6-10 66. FRESNO STATE (6-3) Sheedy 4-10 1-2 10, Goldberg 4-11 2-3 12, Moore 9-21 2-6 21, Moult 4-6 0-0 9, Thompson 1-5 5-7 8, Farley 2-3 0-1 5, Parrish 1-4 0-2 2, Wilson 1-6 0-0 2. Totals 26-66 10-21 69. Halftime-Fresno St. 40-38. 3-Point Goals-Oklahoma 8-25 (Ellenberg 8-16, Hand 0-4, Hook 0-5), Fresno St. 7-24 (Goldberg 2-6, Sheedy 1-2, Thompson 1-2, Farley 1-2, Moult 1-3, Moore 1-4, Parrish 0-1, Wilson 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Oklahoma 41 (McFarland 10), Fresno St. 36 (Moore 10). Assists-Oklahoma 17 (Hand 7), Fresno St. 14 (Thompson 5). Total Fouls-Oklahoma 19, Fresno St. 13. A-2,736.

SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Girls basketball vs. CPLS, 3:30 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Boys basketball vs. CPLS, 5 p.m.

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; North Carolina announced Thursday that Larry Fedora will be the Tar Heelsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; new football coach. Fedora, 49, comes to North Carolina after four years at Southern Mississippi.

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LSU D-backs take awards ORLANDO, FLA. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Two members of LSUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s secondary won at the 21st annual College Football Awards Thursday night. Cornerback and Heisman Trophy nominee Tyrann Mathieu won the Chuck Bednarik Award as the college defensive player of the year, and teammate Morris Claiborne took the Jim Thorpe Award as the top defensive back.

Johnson on second team Kansas University senior linebacker Steven Johnson has been named to the Associated Press All-Big 12 football second team, while four of his teammates earned honorable mention on the team, which was released Thursday afternoon. KU senior tight end Tim Biere, junior offensive lineman Duane Zlatnik, junior wide receiver/kick returner D.J. Beshears and sophomore punter/kicker Ron Doherty earned honorable-mention nods.

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STATISTICS Cleveland 3 0 0 0â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 3 Pittsburgh 7 0 0 7â&#x20AC;&#x201D;14 First Quarter Cle-FG Dawson 20, 9:22. Pit-Cotchery 11 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 6:12. Fourth Quarter Pit-A.Brown 79 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 2:52. A-60,754. Cle Pit First downs 19 20 Total Net Yards 304 416 Rushes-yards 30-98 28-147 Passing 206 269 Punt Returns 3-29 0-0 Kickoff Returns 2-39 2-31 Interceptions Ret. 1-29 2-33 Comp-Att-Int 19-36-2 16-23-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-16 2-11 Punts 6-34.2 4-41.3 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 2-2 Penalties-Yards 6-54 12-97 Time of Possession 32:18 27:42 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Cleveland, Ogbonnaya 2-31, Hillis 10-25, Hardesty 11-24, McCoy 6-15, Cribbs 1-3. Pittsburgh, Mendenhall 18-76, Redman 6-35, Wallace 1-21, Moore 3-15. PASSING-Cleveland, McCoy 18-35-2-209, Wallace 1-1-0-13. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 16-21-1-280, C.Batch 0-2-0-0. RECEIVING-Cleveland, Moore 4-55, Massaquoi 3-44, Cribbs 2-38, Little 2-25, Norwood 2-21, Smith 2-19, Watson 2-11, Hardesty 2-9. Pittsburgh, A.Brown 5-151, Wallace 4-57, Cotchery 2-33, Johnson 2-22, Miller 2-11, Ward 1-6.

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UConn spoils party for Harvard, 67-53 BOX SCORE HARVARD (8-1) Casey 4-9 2-2 12, Wright 3-10 3-4 9, Curry 1-6 2-4 4, McNally 2-3 0-0 5, Webster 3-8 0-0 8, Rivard 2-8 0-0 6, Moundou-Missi 1-2 0-0 2, Miller 0-0 0-0 0, Saunders 1-3 2-2 4, Travis 1-1 1-2 3, Smith 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-50 10-14 53. UCONN (8-1) Smith 1-2 0-0 2, Oriakhi 2-5 1-2 5, Drummond 6-7 0-0 12, Lamb 6-13 3-4 18, Napier 3-10 2-2 9, Daniels 1-3 0-0 3, Giffey 0-1 0-0 0, Olander 3-4 0-2 7, Boatright 4-10 2-2 11. Totals 26-55 8-12 67. Halftime-UConn 30-28. 3-Point Goals-Harvard 7-21 (Casey 2-3, Webster 2-6, Rivard 2-8, McNally 1-2, Curry 0-2), UConn 7-14 (Lamb 3-7, Olander 1-1, Daniels 1-1, Boatright 1-1, Napier 1-3, Smith 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Harvard 28 (Casey, Wright 5), UConn 35 (Lamb 7). Assists-Harvard 14 (Curry 6), UConn 14 (Napier 7). Total Fouls-Harvard 12, UConn 11. A-10,167.

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No. 9 Connecticut 67, No. 25 Harvard 53 STORRS, CONN. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Jeremy Lamb had 18 points and Andre Drummond added 12 on 6-for7 shooting, and No. 9 Connecticut beat No. 25 Harvard, 67-53, on Thursday night, spoiling the Crimsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first game ever as a ranked team. The Huskies (8-1) appeared ready to pull away twice, once in the first half when they went up nine points and again in the second when they went up by 16 points. Harvard was the first team from the Ivy League to be in the Top 25 since Princeton in 1998.

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STEELERS 14, BROWNS 3

PITTSBURGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Ben Roethlisberger needed only one good leg for the Pittsburgh Steelers to continue their mastery of the Cleveland Browns. The Pittsburgh quarterback played through a painful high-ankle sprain in the second half to pass for 280 yards and two touchdowns, the last a 79-yard scoring strike to Antonio Brown with 2:52 remaining to help the Steelers win for the eighth time in their last nine games, 14-3. Roethlisberger went to the locker room for X-rays following a gruesome second-quarter sack but returned to start the second half, passing for 178 yards after the break. Pittsburgh (10-3) moved a half-game ahead of Baltimore in the race for the AFC North title. Colt McCoy passed for 209 yards but also threw two interceptions for the Browns (4-9), who lost for the 15th time in their last 16 meetings with the Steelers. McCoy left briefly in the fourth quarter after taking a crashing helmet-to-helmet hit from Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison.

FRIDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Girls basketball vs. St. Teresaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 7 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Boys basketball at Blue Valley Shootout â&#x20AC;˘ Boys swimming at Olathe Inv., 5 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Wrestling at Eudora Tournament, 1:30 p.m. SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Boys basketball at Blue Valley Shootout â&#x20AC;˘ Wrestling at Eudora Tournament, 9 a.m.

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CHICAGO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Chicago Cubs acquired Kansas University junior Whitney Berry was third baseman Ian Stewart and right-handed named to the NCSAA All-Central Region soccer reliever Casey Weathers from the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night for outfielder Tyler second team, and KU freshmen Liana Salazar and Ingrid Vidal made the third team. Colvin and infielder D.J. LeMahieu.

Oklahoma 73, Oral Roberts 59 NORMAN, OKLA. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Steven Pledger scored 17 points, Cameron Clark and Andrew Fitzgerald added 16 apiece, and Oklahoma snapped Oral Robertsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; six-game winning streak.

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TODAY â&#x20AC;˘ Girls basketball at Shaw, Heights, 6:15 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Boys basketball at Shaw, Heights, 7:45 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Boys swimming at Olathe Inv., 5 p.m. SATURDAY â&#x20AC;˘ Girls basketball vs. Lansing, 5:30 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Boys basketball vs. Lansing, 7 p.m.

TODAY

NBA owners, players approve labor deal NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; NBA basketball is back, and Commissioner David Stern insists better than before. Maybe it wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be noticed right away, but Stern said the â&#x20AC;&#x153;tortured journeyâ&#x20AC;? of this 161-day lockout would prove to be worth it. Stern announced that owners and players ratified a new collective bargaining agreement Thursday, the final step to ending the five-month lockout and paving the way for training camps and free agency to open today. Together with an expanded revenue-sharing program, Stern said teams and fans would see an improved league in coming years. The 10-year deal promises owners savings of perhaps a quarter billion dollars a year but largely leaves intact the soft salary cap system that the players fought hard to maintain. Training camps will open at 1 p.m. today, with the salary cap staying at $58 million.

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few days negotiating with Pujolsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; agent, Dan Lozano. From 6 to 8 a.m. CST on Thursday, the Angels received word from both Lozano and Bob Garber, Wilsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s agent, that the two were coming to Anaheim. Pujolsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; deal, which includes a full no-trade clause, is the second largest in major-league history, behind the 10-year, $275 million contract Alex Rodriguez signed with the New York Yankees before 2008. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We looked at each other, and we were like, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Is this real?â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? said Scott Servais, the Angelsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; new assistant GM. In Pujols, the Angels got a 31-year-old power hitter who built a Hall of Fame resume in 11 years with St. Louis, hitting .328 with a .420 on-base percentage, 445 home runs and 1,329 runs batted in and leading the Cardinals to World Series titles in 2006 and 2011.

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OSU’s Sullinger probable for Kansas By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Nothing’s official yet, but it sure sounds as if Jared Sullinger will be healthy enough to play in Saturday’s Ohio State-Kansas University basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. “He just told me he feels great,” Ohio State coach Thad Matta said Thursday afternoon, referring to the 6-foot-9, 265-pound sophomore All-America candidate out of Columbus, Ohio, who has been limited at practice this week because of back spasms. “He said he woke up dancing this morning, but I don’t know what that entails.” Sullinger missed Saturday’s 64-35 home rout of Texas Pan American.

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“It’ll probably be Saturday,” Matta said, asked when he’ll know whether Sullinger will be able to answer the call in the 2:15 p.m. tipoff. “I’ll be perfectly honest with you: Saturday is not the most important thing in my mind for him. We definitely want him to play. I think he’s the best player in college basketball, but I want to make sure what we do is right by him as well.” KU coach Bill Self is counting on Sullinger being able to participate in the battle between the country’s No. 2- (OSU) and 13-ranked (KU) teams. “If I was a betting man, I’d say Thad is probably not a very good poker player, because I think that he’ll probably play,” Self said. “I hope

he does play. He’s one of the better players that’s played in our building in recent memory. “One of the draws of playing Ohio State and a great team is getting a chance to play against great players. Our guys like that. It’s an unbelievable game where you have two terrific teams and sets of players going after each other.” KU junior Thomas Robinson, who averages 17.4 points and 12.0 rebounds for KU (62), hopes Sullinger (19.1 ppg, 10.3 rpg) takes the court for the Buckeyes (8-0). “I mean, (it’s) competition. At the same time, it’s a health decision, but if it was my pick, I’d definitely have him in the game,” Robinson said. Robinson and Sullinger

attended the Amare Stoudemire, LeBron James and adidas Nations camps last summer. “He’s fun to play against. He’s a smart player, very good player. We definitely had a good time,” Robinson said. One of Sullinger’s teammates is convinced the big man will be in the lineup Saturday. “Jared looks kind of tough, but he’s a big teddy bear,” point guard Aaron Craft said. “He was walking around really gingerly about four or five days ago, but now he’s looking a lot better. Now he’s got the bounce back in his step.” Self said KU senior guard Tyshawn Taylor would return to the starting lineup. Taylor “tweaked “ his knee at

practice Monday, yet played 34 minutes in Tuesday’s 8880 victory over Long Beach State.

was set to expire, Weis received a termination payment of $6.6 million. He is expected to continue receiving compensation from the school through the 2015 season. Weis and his wife, Maura, have two children, Charlie Jr., and Hannah. Hannah, who turned 16 earlier this year, is afflicted with a rare seizure disorder that has affected her development. She’ll have special needs for life. Weis and his wife started a non-profit organization called Hannah and Friends, designed to help children and adults with special needs. Weis is not without his own physical ailments. During the past few years, he tore ligaments in his left knee and broke his right knee when he was taken out on the sideline during a Notre Dame game in 2008. He had his right knee replaced after the 2008 season. Weis’ arrival at KU has fans and alumni buzzing over the potential of this long-dormant football program that constantly operates in the shadows of the ultra-success-

Kansas City and helped lead the Chiefs to the AFC West Division title and a playoff appearance. He left Kansas City to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Florida, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. His son, Charlie Jr., enrolled at UF and began a job with the football program to learn the ins and outs of the profession. One thing he learned from his dad’s latest move is that the draw of the head coach’s clipboard can be powerful. Florida head coach Will Muschamp, who guided the Gators to a 6-6 record during his first season after serving as a Mack Brown assistant for three years at Texas, told the Associated Press on Thursday he often sensed Weis wanted another opportunity to lead his own program. “There aren’t many opportunities you get to be a head coach,” Muschamp said. “I know Charlie. The last one didn’t end the way he wanted it to.” Muschamp said he and

Weis discussed the Kansas opportunity during the past few days “I asked him, ‘Is this something you’re really interested in doing?’” Muschamp told the AP. “He said, ‘Yeah, I want to talk to ’em. If I wasn’t interested, I would not talk.’ So I said, ‘I support you 100 percent if that’s what you

want to do. I think that’s great.’ Now, when guys make parallel moves, I don’t necessarily agree with that. When guys can further their career, I think it’s great.” Though rumors of Weis as a candidate for the Kansas job popped up Wednesday, many people still viewed it as a long shot. Since 1990, KU has recorded just seven winning seasons, and Mangino’s 50-48 record from 2002-09 made him the first KU coach to finish his career above .500 since Jack Mitchell went 4442-5 from 1958-66. Asked how he was able to attract a coach with Weis’ credentials to a program like Kansas, Zenger referred to the concept that kicked the search off in the first place: Weis and Kansas simply seemed to be the right fit for each other. “It was mutual,” Zenger said. “For him and for us, the stars aligned.” Details of Weis’ contract with KU were not available Thursday night. After being fired by Notre Dame, six years before his extended contract

Notre Dame, which doesn’t tolerate coaches who don’t smile for the cameras unless they are big-time winCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B ners, so badly wanted to end the Weis era that it paid the were on the horizon because coach more to go away than Weis landed Clausen, the the $6 million Kansas is paynation’s top-ranked recruit ing Turner Gill. The Chicago who had gone 42-0 and Tribune reported that Weis’ thrown a California-record initial termination payment 146 touchdown passes. was for $6,638,403 “under a In the next three seaseparation agreement that sons, Weis went 16-23 with includes much smaller payClausen as his quarterback ments through December, in most of the games. Clau2015,” according to informasen improved significantly tion in a Form 990 Notre each season, throwing seven Dame filed with the Internal interceptions and six touchRevenue Service. downs as a freshman, 25 It didn’t take Weis long touchdowns and 17 picks as to land a job in the NFL. He a sophomore and 28 touchtutored Cassel to a 27-touchdowns and four interceptions down, seven-interception as a junior in 2009. That season with the Chiefs in didn’t save Weis’ job, and he 2010. In Cassel’s other two was fired after a 6-6 season. seasons with Kansas City,

Cassel has combined for 26 touchdowns and 25 picks, irrefutable evidence that Weis knows how to bring out the best in quarterbacks. That stat should help Dayne Crist, a quarterback recruited to Notre Dame by Weis, realize that transferring to Kansas means he’ll play for a guy who will make him better. Crist started as a sophomore at ND, but was beat out as a junior and announced he will transfer. He will graduate this month and because of that won’t have to sit out a year at his new school. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, however, reported he is considering transferring to Wisconsin. Weis comes to Kansas from Florida, where he was former Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp’s offensive coordinator.

In Weis’ one season as offensive coordinator, the Gators ranked 72nd among 120 FBS schools with 25.6 points per game and 102nd with 334.2 yards per game. If Zenger didn’t make this hire to attract national media attention, maybe he has another major move coming. Could it be Zenger will entice his former boss, ex-South Florida coach Jim Leavitt, to leave the San Francisco 49ers after their season ends to come to KU as defensive coordinator? Such a move would allow Leavitt to rehab an image that was tainted when he allegedly struck a player and then was involved in an apparent cover-up. Leavitt shows he’s not that guy by behaving at Kansas and then takes over when Weis retires?

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being a Western Kansas guy, I totally back him on everything he does. I think coach Weis’ credentials are tremendous, and I’m really excited to see what he’s going to do here at the University of Kansas.” Although his days in the NFL — which included one season as the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator in 2010 — are what Weis is best known for, his five-year stint as a college head coach was not without its own accolades. While leading Notre Dame to a 35-27 record in five seasons from 2005-09, Weis twice led the Irish to BCS bowl appearances and earned the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award in 2005 after a 9-3 season. After being fired by Notre Dame following a disappointing 6-6 season in 2009, Weis joined Todd Haley’s staff in

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IN THIS SEPT. 17 PHOTO, Florida offensive coordinator Charlie Weis watches from the sideline during UF’s game against Tennessee in Gainesville, Fla.

BOX SCORE Kansas 73, Wisconsin 44 WISCONSIN (44)

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OUT OF A SCRAMBLE FOR POSSESSION, KANSAS’ AISHAH SUTHERLAND (11) comes up with the ball and a shot at the basket. Sutherland had a double-double — 16 points, 12 rebounds — in KU’s 73-44 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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to ball security. The Jayhawks turned it over just six times, which tied for the second-fewest turnovers in school history. The Jayhawks’ previous low for turnovers this season was 16 against Alabama. KU entered the game averaging 21 giveaways per game.

“I think (it was) just focusing and not rushing things like we have in the past,” Mays said. “Just hitting (shots) when they were there.” KU senior forward Aishah Sutherland posted a doubledouble with 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds. That included a 10-point, 10-rebound effort in the second half. Wisconsin (4-6) was led by Morgan Paige’s 14 points. KU (8-1) will play host to UMKC on Dec. 17.

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Ashley Thomas 37 2-6 0-1 1-3 2 4 Anya Covington 20 0-4 0-0 1-9 3 0 Jade Davis 32 1-7 0-0 1-4 2 3 Taylor Wurtz 29 4-12 1-2 3-7 0 12 Lacia Gorman 18 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 Kelly Supernaw 5 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 3 AnnMarie Brown 9 0-3 0-0 0-1 1 0 Morgan Paige 25 5-12 1-1 1-2 2 14 Lindsay Smith 3 0-0 2-2 0-1 0 2 Jacki Gulczynski 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Cassie Rochel 20 1-4 2-3 2-5 5 4 Totals 15-53 6-9 9-35 16 44 Three-point goals: 8-19 (Paige 3-5, Wurtz 3-6, Supernaw 1-2, Davis 1-3, Brown 0-3). Assists: 9 (Davis 4, Covington 2, Thomas, Wurtz, Rochel). Turnovers: 16 (Wurtz 4, Covington 3, Davis 3, Gorman 2, Rochel 2, Thomas, Paige). Blocked shots: 1 (Wurtz). Steals: 4 (Covington, Davis, Wurtz, Rochel). KANSAS (73)

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Aishah Sutherland30 6-13 0-0 3-16 1 12 Carolyn Davis 23 3-6 3-6 1-6 3 9 Angel Goodrich 35 5-9 1-2 0-0 1 12 Keena Mays 27 6-11 3-3 1-4 2 17 Natalie Knight 25 0-4 2-2 0-1 0 2 Asia Boyd 8 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 Donielle Breaux 3 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 Bunny Williams 9 0-0 1-2 0-2 2 1 Monica Engelman 14 1-6 2-2 1-3 2 4 Chelsea Gardner 4 1-1 0-0 1-3 0 2 CeCe Harper 8 0-3 0-0 2-2 0 0 Tania Jackson 14 3-3 3-3 1-3 1 10 Totals 27-6115-2011-41 12 73 Three-point goals: 4-14 (Mays 2-6, Jackson 1-1, Goodrich 1-3, Engelman 0-1, Knight 0-3). Assists: 13 (Goodrich 5, Davis 2, Knight 2, Mays, Williams, Engelman, Harper). Turnovers: 6 (Davis 2, Jackson 2, Knight, Engelman). Blocked shots: 3 (Davis 2, Knight). Steals: 7 (Goodrich 4, Sutherland, Harper, Jackson). Wisconsin 23 21 — 44 Kansas 42 31 — 73 Officials: Beverly Roberts, Cameron Inouye, Billy Smith. Attendance: 1,911.

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Home and home: Matta was asked if the KU-Ohio State series would continue. “We’re going to play next year. They come to our place (in Columbus, Ohio, to complete two-year deal). Hey, by that time, who knows? Maybe they’ll be in the Big Ten or we’ll be in the Big 12 with how all this stuff is shaking out,” he joked of conference realignment. O

Big game: KU-OSU game figures to be the marquee game of the weekend. It will be shown live on ESPN. “I agree we have a chance

to make a statement for our team. We have a chance to do something that would be really good for our team and program,” Self said. “We get a chance to have a great team come to Allen Fieldhouse, and it’ll be a juiced atmosphere. I thought we had the national stage in Maui (vs Duke in final) and in the Garden (vs. Kentucky in New York). We have been in a situation where there has been a center stage, and we’ve been a part of it. Now we get a chance to be part of the biggest stage we have a chance to be a part of (this season). I know our guys will look forward to it and the coaches will as well.” — The Associated Press contributed to this report.

ful men’s basketball program on campus. Two former Jayhawks now playing in the NFL said Thursday night that they were impressed by KU’s hiring of Weis. “It’s a new coach, it’s a new opportunity, and there’s always hope,” San Diego Chargers safety Darrell Stuckey said. “I’m forever a Jayhawk, so I’m always going to believe in the Jayhawks. I think it’s obviously going to excite the fans. He’s definitely a guy that’s known, and I think he’s a guy that has something to prove.” Added Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris: “If I was a player there, I’d be very excited. He’s definitely going to bring in some players. Seeing KU do well is important to all the former players because we still follow the team and we want them to do well. I definitely feel like Charlie Weis can be the guy to get the job done. He’s had experience at the top programs and I think he can definitely come in and get us back on track.”


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LHS pulls away from Sumner, 59-47 By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

STILWELL — After backto-back years of first-round losses at the Blue Valley Shootout, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team was elated to get to the winner’s bracket with a 59-47 victory over Kansas City (Kan.) Sumner Academy on Thursday night. Lions coach Mike Lewis said his team was tired of reading its name on the left side of the bracket, where the consolation games are listed. “We were due to maybe move to the right side,” Lewis said with a chuckle. LHS (2-0) made it there with a fantastic start to the second half. Sumner trailed, 19-17, at the break before Lawrence started rolling in the third. The Lions came out of the locker room with a designed lob play, executed crisply with a pass from Logan Henrichs to KJ Pritchard, and after Sumner scored a couple of buckets of its own, LHS went on a 13-2 run. A drive and lay-in by Anthony Buffalomeat gave Lawrence a three-point lead to get it started. Next came two free throws from Buffalomeat, a Pritchard three-pointer, a transition bucket from Jake Mosiman, a Henrichs layup and two more points in the paint from Bryce Montes de Oca. Lewis said the team’s defense gave the Lions a thirdquarter edge. “We just thought if we came out and really zeroed in defensively, it would create some offensive looks for us,” he said. A senior guard, Henrichs said limiting the Sabres to 17 first-half points really fired up the Lions for the second half.

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LAWRENCE HIGH’S KJ PRITCHARD (14) SWATS A SHOT by Kansas City Sumner’s Benny Parker (11). LHS won its Blue Valley Shootout opener, 59-47, on Thursday in Stilwell. “We just had the mentality we wouldn’t lose the game,” he said. “Everything we could possibly do, I felt like we tried to do — rebounds, steals, finishing, fouls, anything like that.” Henrichs demonstrated that more than anyone in the second half. After going scoreless in the first 16 minutes, the do-it-all senior finished with eight points, 10 boards and 10 assists, including a perfect pass to Montes de Oca on a two-on-one fast break in the fourth quarter that set up a one-handed slam for the big man. A sophomore center, Montes de Oca finished with 10 points and eight boards, matching the rebound total of Buffalomeat, who scored eight points. Pritchard led Lawrence with 22 points, going 8-for-15 from the floor with a pair of three-pointers. Lewis was pleased with the overall team effort. “Our guys were just aggressive and made some plays,” the coach said. Because they did, tonight

they can play in prime time in the semifinals, where they felt they deserved to be. Said Henrichs: “It feels good to be on this side of the bracket.” The Lions at 8:30 tonight will face host Blue Valley, which defeated Ralston, Neb., 50-43, Thursday night. In other first-round games at the shootout, Lee’s Summit (Mo.) defeated Olathe North, 66-61, and Olathe Northwest hammered Oak Park (Mo.), 61-40. Lawrence (59) KJ Pritchard 8-13 4-6 22, Shane Willoughby 2-4 0-0 5, Anthony Buffalomeat 3-10 2-2 8, Logan Henrichs 3-9 2-4 8, Bryce Montes de Oca 3-6 4-8 10, Jake Mosiman 2-6 2-4 6, Tyrone Jenkins 0-2 0-0 0, Logan Smith 0-1 0-2 0, Troy Willoughby 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-52 14-26 59. K.C. Sumner (47) Sam Falcon 1-3 1-2 3, Deon Tripp 0-2 0-2 0, Benny Parker 10-20 3-7 23, Marcus Allen 4-9 2-4 11, Alex Garvin 0-5 0-0 0, RayVaughn Johnson 1-3 2-3 4, Adrian Falcon 0-4 0-0 0, Jowell Daniels 2-5 0-0 4, Leondre Edwards 1-1 0-0 2, Aaron Leaphart 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 19-54 8-18 47. Lawrence 9 10 20 20 — 59 K.C. Sumner 12 5 12 18 — 47 Three-point goals: Lawrence 3-14 (Pritchard 2, S. Willoughby); Sumner 1-12 (Allen). Fouled out: Lawrence (S. Willoughby). Shooting: Lawrence 21-52 (40-percent); Sumner 19-54 (35-percent). Turnovers: Lawrence 9, Sumner 11.

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2011 College Award Winners

Maxwell Award (Best all-around player)Andrew Luck, Stanford, QB Chuck Bednarik Trophy (Best defensive player)Tyrann Mathieu, LSU Outland Trophy (Best interior lineman)Barrett Jones, Alabama, OT Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award (Best Quarterback)Robert Griffin III, Baylor Doak Walker Award (Best running back)Trent Richardson, Alabama Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best wide receiver) Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State Jim Thorpe Award (Best defensive back)Morris Claiborne, LSU Lou Groza Collegiate (Place-kicker award)Randy Bullock, Texas A&M Ray Guy Award (Best punter)Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech

College Men

EAST Cleveland St. 62, Robert Morris 58 Providence 64, Boston College 57 UConn 67, Harvard 53 SOUTH Florida A&M 82, Southeastern (Fla.) 64 VMI 109, Cent. Pennsylvania 86 MIDWEST Detroit 92, W. Michigan 81 Drake 66, E. Michigan 53 Notre Dame 87, Maine 78 West Virginia 85, Kansas St. 80, 2OT SOUTHWEST Oklahoma 73, Oral Roberts 59 FAR WEST E. Washington 104, Linfield 54

College Women

EAST James Madison 64, Maine 47 Rutgers 68, Fordham 48 UMBC 65, George Mason 53 SOUTH Kentucky 72, Duke 65 Maryland 108, Delaware St. 33 Stetson 61, Georgia Southern 51 MIDWEST Drake 57, N. Dakota St. 49 Green Bay 72, Toledo 65 Kansas 73, Wisconsin 44 La Salle 48, Loyola of Chicago 45 Michigan 61, Detroit 51 S. Illinois 77, IUPUI 63 SOUTHWEST Baylor 72, Milwaukee 41 Oklahoma St. 80, Missouri St. 57 FAR WEST BYU 82, S. Utah 49 Boise St. 97, Montana Tech 61 CS Bakersfield 64, Montana 56 California 65, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 55 Colorado 71, Denver 36 Colorado St. 58, North Dakota 52 Fresno St. 69, Oklahoma 66 Idaho 63, Carroll (Mont.) 40 Long Beach St. 61, Nevada 58, OT Loyola Marymount 86, Sacramento St. 73 San Diego 56, San Diego St. 45 Utah Valley 63, Weber St. 59

High School Boys

Southeast Saline 53, Wakefield 41 Valley Falls 57, West Franklin 45 Wellsville 55, Oskaloosa 36 Alva Tournament South Barber 55, Waynoka, Okla. 22 South Central 78, Aline-Cleo, Okla. 34 Blue Valley Tournament Blue Valley 50, Ralston, Neb. 43 Lawrence 61, KC Sumner 49 Lee’s Summit, Mo. 66, Olathe North 61 Olathe Northwest 61, Oak Park, Mo. 40 Circle Tournament Douglass 40, Circle 38 DK Classic Tournament Rock Creek 55, Council Grove 37 Eudora Tournament Seventh Place KC Piper 49, KC Bishop Ward 40 Third Place KC Schlagle 39, Eudora 38 Championship Emporia 67, KC Harmon 55 Fowler Tournament Ashland 62, Ingalls 38 Fowler 57, Minneola 42 Goodland Tournament Norton 48, Wallace County 44 Hugoton Tournament Guymon, Okla. 57, Lakin 51 Hugoton 64, Perryton, Texas 52 Ulysses 56, Stratford, Texas 33 Humboldt Tournament Crest 47, Humboldt 38 Uniontown 48, Erie 35 Kingman Tournament Conway Springs 50, Mulvane 44

Medicine Lodge 47, Wellington 45 Leavenworth Tournament Hogan Prep, Mo. 81, KC Wyandotte 46 Leavenworth 67, North K.C., Mo. 40 Nixa, Mo. 75, Highland Park 50 Raytown South, Mo. 60, KC Washington 55 Louisburg Tournament Louisburg 54, Burlington 38 Marion Tournament Berean Academy 41, Marion 37, OT Moundridge Tournament Hillsboro 51, Garden Plain 30 Olathe South Tournament Olathe South 61, Sunrise Christian 60 Truman, Mo. 61, Topeka West 53 Quinter Tournament Dighton 56, Quinter 36 Ellis 49, Wheatland-Grinnell 33 Hoxie 65, Golden Plains 26 Word of Life 72, Oakley 26 Rolla Tournament Beaver, Okla. 53, Stanton County 44 Elkhart 49, South Baca, Colo. 37 Moscow 60, Syracuse 37 St. Mary’s Tournament Onaga 57, Jackson Heights 48 Trego Tournament Consolation Semifinal Victoria 51, Western Plains 28 Semifinal Ness City 66, Smith Center 52 Tri-County Classic Bennington 50, Solomon 48 Minneapolis 44, Halstead 41 Welch Tournament Consolation Semifinal Watts, Okla. 64, Chetopa 57

High School Girls

Bishop Miege 62, Blue Valley SW 50 BV Northwest 59, Olathe North 38 Conway Springs 40, Mulvane 36 Olathe South 82, Sumner, Mo. 17 SM Northwest 57, SM North 35 Wakefield 60, Southeast Saline 42 Alva Tournament South Barber 53, Aline-Cleo, Okla. 18 South Central 66, Freedom, Okla. 36 Circle Tournament Circle 45, Douglass 43 DK Classic Tournament Rock Creek 50, Council Grove 21 Fowler Tournament Ingalls 50, Ashland 22 Minneola 48, Fowler 30 Goodland Tournament Burlington, Colo. 44, Weskan 40 McCook, Neb. 65, Goodland 44 Wallace County 32, Norton 23 Hugoton Tournament Hooker, Okla. 53, Lakin 44 Hugoton 48, Stratford, Texas 22 Southwestern Hts. 44, Perryton, Texas 43 Ulysses 43, Guymon, Okla. 32 Humboldt Tournament Erie 49, Uniontown 33 Kingman Tournament Conway Springs 40, Mulvane 36 Wellington 50, Medicine Lodge 21 Larned Tournament Salina Sacred Heart 40, Macksville 23 Louisburg Tournament Burlington 54, Louisburg 36 Marion Tournament Berean Academy 47, Marion 27 Remington 34, Peabody-Burns 20 Marmaton Valley Tournament Jackson Heights 63, Onaga 33 Oswego 36, West Elk 23 Moundridge Tournament Hillsboro 43, Garden Plain 42 Quinter Tournament Hoxie 65, Golden Plains 26 Oakley 45, Wheatland-Grinnell 22 Quinter 53, Dighton 50, OT Word of Life 60, Ellis 35 Rolla Tournament Elkhart 46, Beaver, Okla. 32 Johnson-Stanton County 53, South Baca, Colo. 7 Moscow 42, Syracuse 15 Trego Tournament Consolation Semifinal Victoria 45, Western Plains 23 Semifinal Smith Center 62, Ness City 26 Tri-County Classic Minneapolis 34, Halstead 24 Solomon 54, Bennington 34 Welch Tournament Watts, Okla. 56, Chetopa 21

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Commercial Lender INTRUST Bank has a career opportunity for a Commercial Lender in our Lawrence market. This person will develop new business, including loan, treasury management and deposit products. Will focus on delivering a high level of customer service. Administer a portfolio of loans and also be responsible for conducting appropriate collection efforts. The position requires a college degree in business, preferably a major in finance, accounting, or economics. Experience of 3-7 years of lending is required. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that includes; Medical, dental and cancer insurance + 401k and pension plan + Tuition reimbursement + Life insurance and Long-term disability. Apply online at www.intrustbank.com

14820 Parallel Road Basehor, KS 66007 Services: Shake, Net & Load Trees & Hayrides Type of Trees: Scotch, Austrian & White Pine, Fraiser & Balsam Fir Hours: Weekdays 1-5pm. Sat. & Sun. 9am-5pm. 913-724-1057, 913-724-3788

Books are Treasures

Sally’s books inspire, entertain, and make wonderful gifts. $15 each.

Finding a Path to Happiness Dr. Wilder’s Only True Love Josh and the Mysterious Princess

Auction Calendar AUCTION Sat., Dec. 10, 2011 - 3PM 15767 S. Topeka Avenue Scranton, KS (4 Corners) RJ’S AUCTION SERVICE 785-273-2500 www.rjsauctionservice.com

AUCTION

Tues., Dec. 13, 2011 - 6 PM 5401 Johnson Drive Mission, KS Detrixhe Realty & Auction 913-642-3207, 913-624-4644 www.kansasauctions.net

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Auction Tues., Dec. 13, 6 PM Unique Sports Memorabilia, Coins, Stamps, Antiques & Collectibles Located at: lower level Lucky’s Brewgrill 5401 Johnson Drive Mission, KS

Dinner Available Phil Detrixhe - Auctioneer www.auctionsbyphil.com 913-624-4644

Adult Care Provided Loving Caregiver For Your Loved One. 24/7 or live in. 20yrs. exp. Prof. ref. Call Yvonne 785-393-3066

Child Care Provided Day Care on Kasold - Food program. Licensed, Refs. Full & part time openings. 785-865-5143, 913-940-8153 Lawrence Montessori School Limited Infant Openings www.lawrencemontessori school.com Part & Full Time Openings at LMS. Enrolling for ages 5 mos to 6 years. 2 Weeks FREE in Jan. 785-840-9555.

Curriculum Specialist The GCSAA Professional Development Dept. is looking for a self-directed individual with strong project management, written and oral communication skills to join their team. This position will work with university and practitioner experts to provide materials for conference seminars, assist in reviewing the overall quality of the seminar program and make recommendations for improvements. College degree in education or related field or equivalent experience is required. Experience in the adult education field and 1-3 years experience in a professional office setting is preferred. Excellent organizational skills and a high proficiency in MicrosoftOffice/PowerPoint required. Candidates must be detail oriented and have a proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment working on multiple projects. Please submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements by January 6th to: GCSAA Attn: HR - Curr. 1421 Research Park Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 Fax : 785-8 832-3657 E-mail: hrmail@gcsaa.org GCSAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values the impact of diversity upon its members, services & workplace

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Basehor-Linwood USD 458

Community Living Opportunities is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults and children with severe developmental disabilities achieve personally satisfying and fulfilling lifestyles

is seeking a district wide custodian. Apply online at www.usd458.org Busy couple (non-smoking household) seeks Helper for Home. 10am-1pm Mon. -Fri. Household cleaning, dishes, laundry, organization, some errands. $12/hr. Must be detail minded & organized. Send letter of interest or resume to: cromwell@sunflower.com

Part-time: 5 evenings/wk. 2 to 3 hours per night $8 per hour Apply at 939 Iowa, Lawrence 785-842-6264

Now hiring people with DRIVE. Drive for KU on Wheels or Lawrence Transit System. Must be 21 with good driving record. Flexible hours, Paid Training Classes Forming Now. Apply online: https://hrx.talx.com/ employmentcenter/ screening.aspx?divisionid =23&location=2805273 or in person at 1260 Timberedge Rd Lawrence, KS EOE

EOE RN, Part Time Call 785842-3301 Professional Sitters Home Health.

Hotel-Restaurant

House Parents

Imagine that your career is to work with your partner to raise and care for your family. Your primary responsibility is to provide daily life experiences that are both enriching and educational. House Parents provide teaching and support to up to four persons with developmental disabilities who live in separate, but attached duplexes in Lawrence & the Kansas City metro area. House Parents work with the individuals in the home and manage both home operations & budgets. CLO is currently hiring couples with or without children. Lawrence and Kansas City Metro locations available!

*CLO is also seeking Foster Families for adults & children* To learn more about these exciting opportunities OR to learn more about CLO services and other job opportunities, please visit our website:

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EOE

PUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT AD IN TODAY!!

Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000. UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! All packages include AT LEAST 7 days online, 2 photos online, 4000 chracters online, and one week in top ads.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence is hiring for several positions.

Program Manager

Full-time, salaried position. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree & 3-4 yrs. experience in youth development and/ or management. Excellent communication and organizational skills preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, and references by Dec. 14, 2011.

Receptionist

Home Coach

Exciting Opportunities are available at Community Living Opportunities (CLO), an agency providing community services and supCNA Wanted, Call 785- ports for people with De842-3301 Professional Sit- velopmental Disabilities. ters Home Health. We are accepting applications for a full-time Home Coach for Douglas County. This position is responsible for the overall supervision of multiple living arrangements for adults with MR/ DD in community-based Community Living homes. Successful candiOpportunities is a dates will have prior expenon-profit organization rience serving persons with dedicated to helping MR/DD, strong supervisory adults and children with skills, and excellent comsevere developmental munication and organizational skills. Bachelor’s dedisabilities achieve gree in psychology, human personally satisfying development or a related and fulfilling lifestyles field is preferred! Now hiring for: If you are interested in exDirect Support cellent benefits, a competProfessionals itive salary, flexible hours Offering flexible schedand a team environment, ules for day and night poreply with a resume and sitions, including weekcover letter to: ends, affordable benefits, Employment Coordinator and the chance to make a 2125 Delaware difference in the life of Lawrence, KS 66046 someone else every day! Apply online at: Qualifications include: www.clokansas.org Must be at least 21 years EOE of age; Minimum of high school diploma or GED; Operation of motor vehicle; RN & LPN Current and valid driver’s license; Experience work- needed to join our great ing with persons who have family practice team! Full time positions with benedisabilities a plus. fits. Some evening and To learn more about these weekend hours required. exciting opportunities OR Please email resume to: to learn more about CLO slhalllfpc@yahoo.com services and other job opor fax to (785) 841-3129 portunities, please visit our website: OR call 785-865-5520

Cleaning Technician

Red Oak/White Oak Mix, $150/truck, $210/cord Stacked & delivered. Cured & Seasoned. Adam 816-547-1575

Health Care

Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has openings for: Part time & Full time CNAs weekends & nights. and Full time weekend RN Please call Chelsea & Lori at 785-594-6492

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

Sally M Russell 785-843-7712

Firewood & Chimney Sweep

Health Care

Days in print vary with package chosen.

SOCIAL S OCIAL M MEDIA EDIA SPECIALIST SPECIALIST The World Company is hiring for a Social Media Specialist to be responsible for designing and implementing social media strategies, products and tools to be used by the sales team to be sold to our advertisers. Specialist will work directly with advertising and media marketing departments on effective use of social tools to promote our products, content and services to be sold to advertisers; and support the company’s ongoing efforts to integrate social and news media as a key component of our client services. Ideal candidate will have at least two year’s experience working with social media tools and techniques with proven ability to create and execute online social media campaigns; leadership experience with strategic planning and marketing of successful online communities; proven track record for managing online communities and creating positive and successful community engagements; expertise publishing or participating on blogs, social news, video/photo sharing, social networking applications with a strong personal online reputation; strong results-driven project management experience plus proven public relations skills; detail-oriented and excellent verbal and written communication skills; outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines; bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, Marketing Public Relations or related field preferred; and ability to drive with valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and safe driving record. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. Please include links to online communities/accounts you have been responsible for managing. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Restaurant Manager

Looking for a career minded individual with a strong desire to succeed. Excellent benefits including bonuses, insurance, 401k, sick & vacation pay, and competitive salary. Email resume to: Conniesmith@KCBELL.com

Legal - Paralegal Legal Assistant with Billing Responsibilities

Immediate opening for experienced legal assistant with responsibility for time entry and billing. Law firm experience required, billing experience with Legal Exchange and Tabs preferred. Training will be provided by current legal assistant, who is moving from the area. This is a full time position, although flexible time or less than full time will be considered for the right person. Salary will depend upon experience. Apply by email with resume, references, and contact information to: markbuck@ fairchildandbuck.com or by mail to: Fairchild & Buck, PA PO. Box 865 Lawrence, KS 66044

Maintenance Maintenance Tech -

FT Evening. Medical facility near the Legends is seeking individual to perform routine maint. At least 3 yrs exp; including electrical & plumbing; mechanical. PT benefits. Fax resume w/salary req. to 913.596.4901 or email to plux@ppikc.com

MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES The World Company Account Executives are responsible for selling and maintaining print and online advertising for Lawrence Journal-World, LJWorld.com, KUsports. com, Lawrence.com, LawrenceDeals.com and other company newspapers, websites and digital products. Our sales team will sell clients a platform of products including print and online advertising, web banners, and event marketing sponsorships. Account Executives are accountable for meeting or exceeding sales goals, prospecting new clients and making initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone. They are responsible for developing and building relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list. Sales opportunities include Lawrence, Kansas and surrounding communities. Ideal candidates will have minimum two years experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; experience in online media sales; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; excellent verbal and written communication skills; networking, time management and interpersonal skills; regular achievement of monthly sales goals; self motivated; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Full-time. Prefer previous experience with computers, customer relations, and clerical work. All applicants must be able to pass background check. Must be available approximately 8am to 5pm. $8/hr. Submit cover letter, resume, and references by Dec. 30, 2011.

Group Leaders

Part-time, after-school hrs. (1-6pm). Some morning shifts avail. (7-9am) Approx. 14-20 hrs./wk at $8/hr. Open until filled.

Bus Drivers

Part-Time. Must have current Class B CDL with passenger endorsement, be able to pass background check & drug test. Must be avail. approx. 1 6 pm. $10.00/hr. Open until filled. Submit applications to: Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence P. O. Box 748 Lawrence, KS 66044

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6B FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011 Maintenance Apartments Unfurnished Cedarwood Apts Maintenance Technician

Need general skills in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC and make ready. Being a team player is an absolute requirement. Customer service skills are important in dealing with the public. Requirements: Full time maintenance technician needed for cooperative townhouses in Lawrence. Candidate should have general experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, & HVAC. Applicant should be in good physical condition as lifting & general physical activity is required. We offer an excellent benefits package including a 401k plan. Please send resume via e-mail to: p.townhouses@sbcglobal.net or fax to 785-842-3037 EOE

2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

Apartments Unfurnished 2BR, lower in 4-plex, 1725 Tennessee. $465/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 785-813-1344, 785-393-4510

Townhomes PARKWAY 4000

Move-In Specials! • 2 & 3BRs available now • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-749-2555/785-766-2722

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Medical

Garage for Rent. $80 per Equipment month. Close to campus at Electric Medical Bed- Bed 1801 Mississippi. Clean & and mattress, like new. Secure. 785-842-4242 $100. Call 785-331-6368

1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. Miscellaneous 2BR, 925 Alabama. 1 Bath, * Near campus, bus stop Central Air, $500/mo. 2 Car * Laundries on site Desk Chair - medium size, garage is avail. for $100 * Near stores, restaurants oak desk chair on rollers. per month. 785-842-7644 * Water & trash paid Very good condition. $20. 4BR duplex - start at $795 Call 785-842-0736 2BRs from $600 - $800/mo. Last One Left!! —————————————————— West side or close to KU. Get Coupon* for $25 OFF 941 Indiana - 2BR 1 bath 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 Wall Hanging, Large www.lawrencepm.com $650/mo. 785-841-4935 EACH MONTH’S RENT 36”x59” Trapunto Wall Lawrence Buick 2010 ENCLAVE hanging - 3 Geishas. $100. *Sign lease by Dec. 30, 2011 Certified, Stk#T96788A Four Wheel Drive 785-843-5396 AND College Students Special Price $30,000 Priced to sell. 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Furniture oak chest, mahogany www.AssetMgmtPlus.com Avail. now. 785-393-2529 chest, pottery, Cable- Nel3BR, 1.5 bath, 2530 Ridge Ct. Cabinet, 4-drawer, black son spinet piano with Studio Apt., 1907 W. 25th, Wood floors, W/D, DW, 2 metal file cabinet in work- bench, sofa, pair leather $390/mo. + Tenant only car. Newly remodeled. ing order and ready to go. chairs w/ottoman, small pays elect. 785-841-1155 $959/mo. Call 785-841-4449 side desk, computer desk, Cadillac 2007 CTS sun$60. Call 785-331-7413 Great Locations! Great Prices! Dell computer & access. roof, leather, Bose 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 Consign & Design, 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms oak school desk, basket 925 sound, navigation, On DOWNTOWN LOFT bath, garage, fenced yard. Iowa, Ste. L. Furniture Con- collection, lots of kitchen Call for SPECIALS Star, and more, only Studio Apartments Avail. Now. $750/mo. 1/2 off signment. 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Call 785-841-5797 cookie tins, 8” diameter, 4BR, 2,500 sq. ft. townhome www.GageMgmt.com www.rentinlawrence.com located on quiet cul-de- 2.5 “ deep. Old-fashioned sac. 2 car garage. $1,100/ colorful snow scene em2BR - 2406 Alabama, Bldg. 2, mo. 1 Year lease. $1,100 bossed on lid. Lovely gift Kentucky Street Place 2 story, 1.5 baths, CA, DW, deposit. No smoking. Call container for your baked 1700 Kentucky Street $570. No pets. 785-841-5797 goods. $2 per tin/offer. 913-845-9005, 816-872-7343 www.rentinlawrence.com Call 785-841-5577 * 4BR, 2 Bath, Balcony 2BR — 2412 Alabama in * W/D, DW, Microwave CEDAR HILLS Lights, Strand of C-9 Blue Cars-Domestic 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, washer * Off-street parking New Management lights (25 bulbs). Used last & dryer. No pets. $470/mo. * Close to downtown/KU 1-3BR apts. in Tonganoxie Christmas only. 4 strands * $1,000/month Call 785-841-5797 at $3 each or all 4 for $10. Many improvements! Inquire About Incentives! 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KIPP’S TREASURES

USD497 is accepting applications for a Payroll/Benefits Specialist. Position involves processing payroll and benefits for district employees. 2-3 yrs. experience preferred. For detailed job description & to apply, go to www.usd497.org. EOE

Management Assistant Director/Supervisor for Toddler and Two year old classrooms. Full time position starting 1/3/12. Req. Bachelor’s degree in child or family related field, two years teaching exp. with 1-2 year olds and good computer skills. Knowledge of Child Care Food Program procedures preferred but not required. Contact Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Rd. Lawrence 66045, 785 864-4940, or ppisani@ku.edu to apply. EOE

Estimator/PM

Oliver Electric Construction has an immediate opening for an Estimator/ PM position. Competitive salary, great benefits. Must have experience. EOE Email resume to: info@oliverelectric.com

Fiscal and Program Manager $50,000-53,000

Kansas Head Start Association. Perform all budget tasks, grant monitoring, professional development planning and general office management tasks. Submit document rating yourself from 1 to 5 (5 being highest) on following areas and explain why you gave yourself each rating: a) organization, b) initiative, c) flexibility, d) decision-making, e) problem solving, f) ability to collaborate and g) conflict resolution. Submit cover letter, resume and 3 references by noon Dec. 12 to lalvarado@ksheadstart.org Sonic Drivein MGMT Trainees. Baldwin/Eudora Sonic Drive-In is hiring Assistant Managers. Salary range is $23,000-$35,000/yr. Call Scott at 785-690-7200

Office-Clerical Administrative Assistant

Insurance Agency seeking an Administrative Assistant. Must be self-motivated, organized, and multi-task oriented. Excellent communication and MS Office skills required. Email resume to Lmg@sunflower.com.

Leasing Agents Wanted Saturday & Sunday’s required. Some week day shifts avail. from 1-6pm. Must be 18 and have a valid license. Apply at: Chase Court Apts., 1942 Stewart Ave., Lawrence or www.firstmanagmentinc.com

Trade Skills Framing Carpenters (2) needed. Must have 1-3 yrs. experience & valid Driver’s License. Work in county or in town. Call 785-865-6012

Maintenance Tech

Property Management Company seeking a Maintenance Tech w/general maintenance experience, trouble shoot & repair appliances & HVAC certified a must. Interested candidates can submit resumes to: 2130 Silicon Ave., Lawrence, KS 66046

NOW HIRING Electricians

Torgeson Electric Co. 711 W 1st Ave. Topeka, KS Apply in person or online: www.torgesonelectric.com

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

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

Crossgate Casita’s

New 1BR - $540/mo. Open Mon.-Sat. Noon-4pm, 2451 Crossgate Dr. 785-760-7899

Ad Astra Apartments

1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935

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Dodge 2007 Charger RT V8, auto, Silver, Carfax 1 owner, $16,988. Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Ford 2007 Focus SE Cloud 9 White! Credit so Easy a Child Can Do It! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

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

1999 CHEVROLET MALIBU NADA retail price $2900, starting price $1150 Buy it NOW for $1750 “all vehicles sold to highest bidder, full mechanical condition reports, only at

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Ford 2008 Fusion SE Silver Bright Metallic, 44K Get Hooked At Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 2 available price as low as $14,425. 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2005 Tahoe LS SUV, Stk#B6867B Special Price $13,000 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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Chrysler 2010 Sebring Limited Brilliant Black, 48K Check Out the Cockpit of This Amazing Machine! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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Ford 1998 Mustang Cobra Convertible SVT, leather, power seat, premium alloy wheels, very sharp and low miles! Stk#376431 only $10,888 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Ford 2009 Mustang V-6, Auto, 30,174 mi. $17,988 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Dodge 2008 Caliber SRT-4. Make a statement in this Awesome car - the right color all it needs is a home! All the right equipment, power windows, power locks, sunroof, manual transmission! $15,788. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

2008 Ford Taurus SEL V6, Auto, Low miles $15995 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Auctioneers

Carpets & Rugs

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BILL FAIR AND COMPANY AT YOUR SERVICE

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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

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- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

Child Care Provided

K’s Tire

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Westside 66 & Car Wash

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Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

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PLANNING AN EVENT/PARTY

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

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

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

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Dirt-Manure-Mulch

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

Electrical

Cleaning Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help. Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

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

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

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Steve’s Place

Year round storage

913-488-7320

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

785-843-2174

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Financial

www.independenceinc.org

No Job Too Big or Small

Guttering Services

Your Local Lawrence Bank

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

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

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

(785) 550-1565

Firewood & Chimney Sweep

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Chimney Sweep

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Instruction and Tutoring

Foundation Repair

Origins Interior Design

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CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair

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Garage Doors

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Moving-Hauling

Insurance

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Housecleaner

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Let Us Help With The Holidays

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Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268

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Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

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

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Fast Quality Service

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STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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I COME TO YOU!

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Painting

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2005 KIA SEDONA NADA retail price $6525, starting price $2950 buy it NOW for $3650 “all vehicles sold to highest bidder, full mechanical condition reports, only at

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Pontiac 2008 Grand Prix Certified, Stk#B6652A Sale Price 19,000. Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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. Lexus 2004 RX330 All Wheel Drive, Sky Blue with gray int. Has every option you could get on this car. NADA retail, $20,125. ON SALE for Only $15,888. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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Scion 2009 XD, 35K Silver, 4 Door Hatch-back,

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

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2007 Toyota Camry XLE Auto, gray, Carfax 1 owner $16,995 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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GMC 2009 Acadia SLE, one owner, tow pkg, room for 8 pass, alloy wheels, power seat, 24 mpg hwy, stk#19786A1 only $19,741. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Mother-in-law not supporting adoptive parents your daughter’s life. We hope it helps. Dear Annie: What do we do when Granny is too old to keep driving, but won’t stop? Any mention of her not getting behind the wheel is met with screaming rage. Even though Grandma has had many near accidents, she feels she is still a competent driver and the other motorists are to blame. My whole family is afraid to ride with her. How do we get her to anniesmailbox@comcast.net give up her driver’s license my husband feel guilty when after almost 40 years on the we don’t make it down for road? — Road Worrier occasions that are important Dear Worried: Suggest that to them. I can’t stop feeling that my mother-in-law doesn’t accept me. Should I tell her how hurt I am or let it go? — Disappointed Daughter-in-Law Dear Disappointed: We don’t know if Mom doesn’t accept you, if she has difficulty traveling or if she is simply socially ignorant. But you can’t fix what you don’t address. After nine years of marriage, it’s time to have a heart-to-heart with Mom, in person, with your husband and your father-in-law present. Do it in as loving a manner as you can manage. Don’t bring up past hurts — that will put her on the defensive. Simply say how important she is to you and how much you want her to be part of

Annie’s Mailbox

Marcy Sugar and Kathy Mitchell

History goes in search of ‘Invention USA’ Necessity may be the mother of invention, but imitation is the mother of most television. “Invention USA” (9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., History) is not the first series to evaluate wacky gadgets and their eccentric inventors, but it’s the first one hosted by Garrett Lisi and Reichart Von Wolfsheild. And how can you not invest a certain amount of authority and mad scientist credibility in a guy named Reichart Von Wolfsheild? If it weren’t his real name, I would have sworn it was something out of a Mel Brooks movie. Mr. Lisi and Herr Von Wolfsheild invite would-be entrepreneurs to their offices (no, make that their secret lair!) in Los Angeles, where they will put each prototype to the test (in a laboratory, no doubt!) to see which product is worthy of being brought to market. Breakthrough inventions are all very nice, but this is television — reality television — and that genre is all about casting. So look for inventors just this side of barking mad. One would-be Edison proposes “The Fireball,” a nonlethal weapon that uses modified paintballs to prevent wild animal attacks. Everybody needs one of those! It is said to have been inspired by a run-in with Bigfoot. Now that inventor sure knows how to get on the History Channel! Other must-haves include cellphones built into winter gloves and something to chase away pigeons. Co-host Garrett Lisi has written on particle physics, and Reichart Von Wolfsheild has more than just a memorable name to his credit. He has produced more than 120 consumer products, from multiplayer video games to software used by Disney’s animation division.

CBS shuffles its schedule to air four holiday favorites: “Frosty the Snowman” (7 p.m.), featuring the voice of Jimmy Durante; the John Goodman-voiced “Frosty Returns” (7:30 p.m.); “Yes, Virginia” (8 p.m.), with the voices of Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Alfred Molina; and a repeat of the 2011 cartoon “The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story” (8:30 p.m.).

Tonight’s other highlights

A computer virus defies solution on “Chuck” (7 p.m., NBC).

A glance back at past renovations on “Kitchen Nightmares” (7 p.m., Fox).

On any given evening, there’s at least a 50/50 chance of catching the 2003 travel/ home improvement/romance/spurnedwoman-gets-her-groove-back fantasy “Under the Tuscan Sun” (7 p.m., Oxygen).

A less-than-enchanted arson case on “Grimm” (8 p.m., NBC).

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

A newly repaired wash plant hits pay dirt on “Gold Rush” (8 p.m., Discovery).

Jimmy ascends as Freddie’s star fades in the ultra- violent British import “The Take” (8 p.m., Encore).

A lone driver (Mel Gibson) battles barbarian highway hordes in the 1981 thriller “The Road Warrior” (8 p.m., BBC America). When first released in the U.S., Gibson’s accented voice was dubbed.

The new mayor’s biggest supporter is found dead on “Blue Bloods” (9 p.m., CBS).

As the race tightens, Kane leans on the machine on “Boss” (9 p.m., Starz).

— Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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Tonight: Keep on smiling. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Listen to your inner voice when dealing with a confrontational situation. You easily could be overly sensitive and misunderstand someone. Tonight: Tell it like it is. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Zero in on what you want. Others could be quite distracting, but you don’t need to respond. Avoid a power play at all costs. Avoid any risk financially. You will be a lot happier that way. Tonight: Where the action is. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Take charge of a situation, knowing which direction you need to go in. Someone might be pushing you too hard. Tonight: Let off steam in an acceptable manner. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Keep reaching out for someone at a distance. You might feel disenchanted with someone. How you let this person know could be very important. Tonight: Take in new vistas. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Deal with another person directly. You could be surprised by

what is going on behind the scenes. Still, don’t push in either direction. Tonight: Go with another person’s choice. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  If there is a conflict in a key relationship, you are likely to hear about it. Your mind might not be able to handle anger bubbling up. Tonight: Go with another person’s choices. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Pace yourself and get past an immediate problem. You feel as if others are unusually touchy. Detaching from the roaring crowd is nothing less than smart. Tonight: Take in new vistas. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Friends play a strong role in what is going on. You will discover that a partner has a short fuse. Tonight: Having fun. TGIF. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Pressure builds to a new level on the home front. Misunderstandings seem to happen. Tonight: Vanish. Go home.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Actor Kirk Douglas is 95. Actor Dick Van Patten is 83. Actress Dame Judi Dench is 77. Actor Beau Bridges is 70. Football Hall-of-Famer Dick Butkus is 69. Author Joe McGinniss is 69. Former Sen. Thomas Daschle,

HEAVEN KNOWS By Harper Dantley

12/9

Grandma enroll in the AARP Driver Safety Course (aarp. org) as a way to brush up on her skills. Also check into alternative means of transportation, including local senior transportation, willing family members, etc. If she still won’t give up her license and you believe she is a danger on the road, enlist the help of her doctor, the DMV and, if necessary, the police.

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Friday, Dec. 9: This year tension builds and you often feel overwhelmed. Perhaps you need to streamline your activities. You will want to be in tiptop shape, as so much could happen this year. Some of you might flirt with ending your single lifestyle. If you are attached, you remember why you fell in love with your sweetie. Gemini can be as diverse as you. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  You could be close to positive someone is misunderstanding you. Try different words as you attempt to eliminate this gap. Tonight: Out and about. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Curb your innate tendency to be possessive. You don’t want to take a risk emotionally or cause yourself an unneeded problem. Tonight: Treat to your heart’s content. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  You might feel less than great in the morning. You have a remarkable ability to pull yourself out of moods.

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D-S.D., is 64. World Golf Hall of Famer Tom Kite is 62. Actor Michael Dorn is 59. Actor John Malkovich is 58. Singer Donny Osmond is 54. Actress Felicity Huffman is 49. Crown Princess Masako of Japan is 48.

9 Santa ___, Calif. 10 Child’s wordguessing game 11 Saintly archbishop of Canterbury 12 Cheshire cat’s hangout 13 “Do the Right Thing” pizzeria 19 It rarely has more than one part 24 Kemo ___ (the Lone Ranger) 25 Jousting weapon 29 Burden of proof 30 Department store department 31 Funeral fire 32 Leonine bellow 33 Bests, intellectually 35 Character set for computers

49 Need a doctor 50 “Taiwan” attachment 52 Heavenly journey for Sojourner 58 Athens’ ancient rival 60 “Wednesday’s child is full of ___” 61 Course of action 62 Heavenly NFL Hall of Fame quarterback 64 Gold medalwinning skater Kulik 65 Make a nuisance of oneself 66 Hot-dog stand supply 67 Woodworker’s tool 68 Struggles for air 69 Suit to ___ (fit perfectly) 70 “Windows to the soul” DOWN 1 When Ophelia drowns, in “Hamlet” 2 Action-flick staple 3 Rabbit fur 4 Planet discovered in 1781 5 European plantain 6 Afghani’s neighbor 7 Singing nymph of the Rhine 8 Aardvark’s tidbit

ACROSS 1 Helen Keller’s org. 5 Adidas competitor 9 Casual conversations 14 Burn to a crisp 15 Scientology founder Hubbard 16 Michelle’s predecessor 17 Seville snack 18 Heavenly hit from the ‘50s 20 “The doctor ___” 21 Get ___ for effort 22 Defends one’s side 23 Heavenly tennis player 26 ___ Vicente, Brazil 27 Ability to discern good music 28 Basic building block 31 One paid to play 34 Oz Scarecrow’s lack 36 Supreme Court justice count 37 Second-person person 38 Space aliens 39 Navy noncom 42 Sister in a convent 43 Sewer rodents 45 They’re radio-active 47 Superman’s emblem 48 “While” lead-in

40 Misrepresentation 41 ___ buco (veal dish) 44 Saddle attachment 46 Lopsided win 49 Dumb-ox connector 51 The ___ State (New York’s nickname) 53 You can take them in stride 54 “If a tree falls in the forest and ___ ...” 55 Calm, as fears 56 Cause for celebration on the job 57 Center-toquarterback transitions 58 Pirate’s booty 59 Large burrowing rodent 63 Wharton achievement

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Dear Annie: I have been married to my husband for more than nine years and still have a problem with my mother-in-law. When I had a bridal shower, Mom didn’t reply, didn’t show up and never sent a card. This made me feel unwelcome. (She still has a picture of my husband and his ex-girlfriend on her wall.) I told my husband that when we have a baby shower, I really want his mother to attend. After years of struggling with infertility, we received wonderful news. We are adopting a baby girl. My aunt offered to give me a baby shower, and I waited until the judge’s final decision before I said yes. My husband told his mother how important it was that she be there, and that not showing up would be hurtful to me. Due to circumstances beyond our control, our adoption case is hung up in the courts. We had the shower anyway, but my mother-inlaw didn’t attend, saying we don’t actually have a baby yet. She said she’d visit after we get her. Again, she didn’t even send a card. Annie, it’s not about a gift. It’s about caring enough to be there. My in-laws only visit once a year, but they expect us to make numerous trips to their home and often make

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8 Aardvark’s tidbit

48 “While” lead-in

Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

A:

Rock singer-musician Jakob Dylan (Wallflowers) is 42. Songwriter and former “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi is 41. Country singer David Kersh is 41. Rapper Canibus is 37. Rock singer Imogen Heap is 34.

Yesterday’s

(Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: FINCH PATIO EATERY DETECT Answer: After realizing some components for their new tent were missing, he did this — PITCHED A FIT

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o’clock a.m. on said day, the following described interest in real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit:

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together with all fixtures, appurtenances, etc. thereunto pertaining; said interest in real property is levied upon as the property of defendants and all other alleged owners and will be sold without appraisal to satisfy said Order of Sale.

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) On this 28th day of Novem- Attorneys For Plaintiff ber, 2011. (135866) ________ SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY (First published in The Lawrence Daily Journal-World, PREPARED BY: December 9, 2011) STEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. P.O. Box 189 Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843-0811 Attorneys for Plaintiff Bradley R. Finkeldei #19470 ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World December 2, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. The Estate of Mildred Turner, deceased; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Theron E. Ragland Sr.; Theron E. Ragland Jr.; Shellease Ragland; Tanya Smith; Thei-Ann Wyatt; Alfred Theodore “Teddy” DeYoung, Defendants. Case No. 11CV669 Court Number: 4 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Judge of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand in the Jury Assembly Room of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building in the City of Lawrence in said County and State on the 29th day of December, 2011, at 10:00

Lawrence IN THE INTEREST OF: ANDRE DEAN DAVIS DOB: xx-xx-2008, a male Case No. 2011-JC-0040 NOTICE OF HEARING TO: Kevin A. Davis and any unknown father and the parents and adult relatives of the father, and any person claiming paternity or other legal right to custody of the child and all other persons who are or may be concerned:

You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in this court alleging that the child named above is a child in need of care. If the Court finds the child is a child in need of care, the Court may also find that the father is unfit by reason or conduct or condition which renders the father IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF unable to care properly for DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS the child, the conduct or condition is unlikely to CIVIL DEPARTMENT change in the foreseeable future, and the parental Bank of America, N.A., rights of the father should successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, be terminated. The Court LP fka Countrywide Home may also order the father to pay child support. Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, On the 23rd day of January vs. Bryan D. Bloom; John Doe 2012, at 11:00 a.m., the fa(Tenant/Occupant); Mary ther and any other person claiming legal custody of Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Unknown spouse, if any, of the child must appear for a Bryan Bloom; Julie Bloom, formal hearing before the District Court, Division 6 at Defendants. the Douglas County Law Enforcement and Judicial CenCase No. 11CV692 ter, 111 E 11th Street., LawCourt Number: 1 rence, Kansas. Prior to that time, the father, paternal Pursuant to K.S.A. grandparent(s) or any Chapter 60 other party to the proceedNOTICE OF SUIT ing may file a written response to the pleading with THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the clerk of the Court. the above-named defendants and the unknown Napoleon S. Crews, an atheirs, executors, adminis- torney in Lawrence, Kantrators, devisees, trustees, sas, has been appointed as creditors and assigns of guardian ad litem for the any deceased defendants; child. Each of the child’s the unknown spouses of parents has a right to apany defendants; the un- pear and be heard personknown officers, successors, ally either with or without trustees, creditors and as- an attorney. The Court will signs of any defendants appoint counsel for a parthat are existing, dissolved ent who is financial unable or dormant corporations; to retain counsel. the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, Each party is hereby notitrustees, creditors, succes- fied that, pursuant to K.S.A. sors and assigns of any de- 60-255, a default judgment fendants that are or were will be taken against any partners or in partnership; parent (or other person enthe unknown guardians, titled to custody) who fails conservators and trustees to appear in person or by of any defendants that are counsel at the hearing. minors or are under any leClerk of the District Court gal disability; and the unby known heirs, executors, ad________ ministrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all (Published in the Lawrence other persons who are or Daily Journal-World December 9 2011) may be concerned. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate:

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, January 5, 2012, at 6:30 p.m., in the Commission Meeting Room, first floor of City Hall at Sixth and Massachusetts Street, Lawrence. The following item will be considered at that time:

Lot 16, Block 1, in Hanscom-Tappan Addition, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 902 Olivers Court, B-12-11-11: A request for a You are notified that a Peti- Lawrence, KS 66044 (the variance as provided in Section 20-1309 of the Land tion has been filed in the “Property”) Development Code of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to and all those defendants City of Lawrence, Kansas, foreclose a real estate who have not otherwise 2011 edition. The request is mortgage on the following been served are required to from the provisions in Artidescribed real estate: plead to the Petition on or cle 12, Section 20-1204(b) of before the 19th day of Janu- the City Code as it pertains Beginning at a point 62 feet ary, 2012, in the District to development within the East of the Southwest cor- Court of Douglas County, regulatory floodway. A varner of Lot 142, in Addition Kansas. If you fail to plead, iance is necessary for the No. 2, in North Lawrence; judgment and decree will City to be able to replace thence North 0 degrees 05’ be entered in due course an existing canopy structure that protects the fuel 48” West, a distance of upon the Petition. station at 1110 Haskell Ave280.51 feet, more or less, nue. The application is said point being on the NOTICE North line of Lot 142; thence Pursuant to the Fair Debt submitted by the City of the property along said North line, North Collection Practices Act, 15 Lawrence, 89 degrees 13’ 07” East, a U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- owner of record. distance of 75.00 feet; mation concerning the colthence South 0 degrees 05’ lection of this debt may be The legal description and 52” East, a distance of given without the prior con- case file for the property 281.58 feet, more or less, sent of the consumer given in each variance appeal is said point being on the directly to the debt collec- available in the Planning South line of Lot 142, tor or the express permis- Office for review during thence North 89 degrees 57’ sion of a court of compe- regular office hours, 8-5 58” West, a distance of tent jurisdiction. The debt Monday - Friday. 75.00 feet to the point of be- collector is attempting to ginning, said tract being a collect a debt and any in- If you have any questions these items, portion of Lot 142 in Addi- formation obtained will be regarding please contact the Planning tion No. 2, North Lawrence, used for that purpose. Department at 832-3159. Douglas County, Kansas , commonly known as 219 Lincoln Street, Lawrence, Prepared By: Scott McCullough KS 66044 (the “Property”) South & Associates, P.C. Director of Planning and Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Development Services ________ and all those defendants 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 who have not otherwise Overland Park, KS 66211 been served are required to (913)663-7600 plead to the Petition on or (913)663-7899 (Fax) before the 12th day of JanuAttorneys For Plaintiff ary, 2012, in the District (132100) Court of Douglas ________ County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and de- (First published in the Lawcree will be entered in due rence Daily Journal-World December 2, 2011) course upon the Petition.

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