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City OKs closure of intersection near KU By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

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DREW FOSTER, 8, FROM LEFT, LAYLA HARJO, 9, AND SPENCER MEYER, 8, look over their new books Tuesday during an assembly at Prairie Park School. Hundreds of students created their own books, then received a free hardback copy from Studentreasures Publishing in Topeka. The purpose of the program is to encourage creativity while reinforcing basic written communication skills.

Book program boosts creativity For these students, though, it was an even bigger thrill because they got to share the experience with all of their classmates during an assembly Tuesday morning when all the books arrived. “We’re going to spend a good amount of time today just reading each other’s books and looking at them,” said Erica Seals, the third-grade teacher who

By Peter Hancock phancock@ljworld.com

Hundreds of students at Prairie Park School got to experience a thrill this week that many struggling adult would-be authors only dream of: that day when a package arrives from the publisher containing the first hardbound copies of their books.

coordinated the project. The books were printed and bound by Studentreasures Publishing, a Topekabased company that seems to have found a unique niche in the world of children’s literature. Chad Zimmerman, CEO of the company, said the idea is to give every student a free copy of his or her own book.

“The only thing we ask is that they let parents know that they can buy reprints,” he said. “So the first copy of the books, what you see the kids walking away with, those are all free. .... And it turns out we get enough parents interested in buying reprints of the books that it’s a pretty good business.” Please see BOOKS, page 2A

Fraternity chapter suspended after animal cruelty alleged By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

The Beta Theta Pi national organization has suspended the Kansas University chapter “indefinitely” following allegations of animal cruelty at a party at the fraternity Friday night. “We were a little shocked by the accounts that are being shared,” said Martin Cobb, spokesman for the Beta Theta Pi national organization. Lawrence police Friday night were called to Beta

Theta Pi, 1425 Tennessee No one was arrested, but St., to investigate an animal police will forward the case cruelty complaint involv- to the Douglas County Dising a turkey, said Lawrence trict Attorney’s Office for Police Sgt. Trent possible charging. McKinley. That process could Police determined take several weeks. that a live turkey, Representatives which had been in a from the KU chapter cage, got loose and did not return calls or was “chased and KANSAS emails. abused by several in- UNIVERSITY Cobb said officials dividuals present at with the national orthe party, seriously injuring ganization are still trying to the animal.” gather details about the case. Someone killed the tur“We want to get to the key, “stating he did so to end bottom of things ASAP,” he its suffering,” McKinley said. said.

At KU, the national organization, as well as the KU Interfraternity Council, are responsible for investigating such cases and taking action, said Jill Jess, KU spokeswoman. “Behavior such as that reported is reprehensible and is not what KU would expect from its students,” said Jess in a written statement. Jack Esberg, a KU student and spokesman for the Interfraternity Council, declined comment until the conclusion of the investigation.

It will be the new summer pastime of 2013: watching and wondering whether the main intersection leading to Kansas University will be open by the time students start arriving for the school year. Lawrence city commissioners at their meeting Tuesday stood by a November 2011 decision to close the portions of Bob Billings Parkway/15th Street for several hundred feet east and west of Iowa Street while crews in the area rebuild the road. Commissioners agreed to close the portion of the road from May 20 to as late as Aug. 16, despite hearing from about 10 neighbors and businesses who said the road closure would severely affect their businesses or daily lives. “This is the time of year that new residents are picking the places they go to shop,” said Carrie Warden, an owner of The Scone Lady’s Coffee Shop, 3300 Bob Billings Parkway. “If Please see CITY, page 2A

Police chief hears public feedback on camera policy By Ian Cummings icummings@ljworld.com

Some citizens concerned that Big Brother may be coming to downtown Lawrence got their chance to speak their minds and ask questions Tuesday. At a meeting Tuesday night, Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib took notes on possible revisions to a policy on downtown surveillance cameras before he submits the plan to the City Commission. Twelve citizens attended the meeting at the Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St., to ask questions about the scope and cost of the department’s plan to install video cameras along intersections on Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence. The meeting followed a public forum in September, called by the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, to ask whether the cameras Please see CAMERAS, page 2A

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DAMON RUSSELL CORWINE Damon Russell Corwine was born September 28, 1980 to Steven E. & Marcia D. (Layton) Corwine in Ottawa. Damon passed away December 10, 2012. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Oren L. Corwine and Glenn F. Layton and his aunt, Annette Bowman. His family moved to Fort Collins, Colorado where he attended and graduated from Front Range Baptist Academy. He also attended Colorado State University. Damon had many and varied interests. From the time he was very young, he was a voracious reader. During high school and college he worked to learn whatever he could about sports medicine and used what he learned with his high school soccer and basketball teams. He loved Colorado, hunting, coin collecting, photography and Parkway Bible Chapel in Ringgold, Georgia. He currently enjoyed his Tuesday evening soccer team and had a new found love of running. More than anything in this life, he loved his children, Wesley, Hannah and Ruthie. You didn’t have to be around him long to know he thoroughly enjoyed anything and everything they were doing.

Damon was employed at Pilgrims (JBS) at the Chattanooga plant since 2005. He currently held the position of Cold Storage Manager. Damon is survived by his children Wesley, Hannah & Ruthie of Ooltewah, Tennessee; his parents, Steve and Marci Corwine of Windsor, Colorado; his siblings and their spouses Doug and Liz Corwine, Centennial, Colorado, Rebecca and Chad Ferguson, Jamestown, Pennsylvania, Dan and Caroline Corwine, Westminster, Colorado; his grandmothers Elizabeth (Betty) Corwine, Overbrook, and Carolyn Layton, Wellsville, and other family members. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Front Range Baptist Church, 625 East Harmony Road, Fort Collins, Colorado. Damon will be laid to rest in Windsor, Colorado. Visit www.heritagefh. com to share words of comfort to the family. Colorado service arrangements are by Allnutt Funeral Home, Drake Road Chapel, 650 West Drake Road, Ft. Collins, CO, 970.482.3208. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

DANNY L. LUCAS Mass of Christian Burial for Danny L. Lucas, 75, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by WarrenMcElwain. He died Tues., Dec. 18th at his home.

DOROTHY ANDREWS Dorothy Andrews, 97, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center, December 17, 2012. Memorial mass will be 10 am Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. The family will receive friends for one hour before the service time. Burial will be in Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Linwood, KS. She leaves behind two sons; Gary “Mike� McMillen, Joe McMillen;

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Lawrence city commissioners at their Tuesday meeting agreed to transfer a long-term lease for a cityowned building east of City Hall over to a group led by Lawrence businessmen Doug Compton and Mike Logan. Commissioners signed off an deal that will transfer control of the building that houses Abe & Jake’s from Mike Elwell to the new group formed by Compton and Logan.

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were really necessary and whether they might infringe on civil liberties in the future. The plan calls for up to six cameras, paid for with $47,000 in grant money sought by the police department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Khatib said the cameras would not usually be watched by police on a daily basis and might only be activated during nighttime hours when more incidents occur. Policy requires that the video remain confidential and encrypted, and erased after seven days unless it is evidence in an active investigation. Khatib said the cameras could help prevent and

two daughters; Patty McCray, Dorothy Ragan; one brother and sister in California; 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. The family suggests memorials to Sacred Heart Church Building Fund. Please go to www. quisenberryfh.com to sign CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A the online guest book. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. Zimmerman said the LJWorld.com. company has been at it for 19 years and just recently printed its 10 millionth ATES free book. “We do about 1.1 milA graveside service will be 11a.m., Saturday (12- lion or 1.2 million (copies) 22-12) at Maple Grove a year in free books,� he Cemetery, Lecompton, said. For students, though, KS. Larry will lie in state after 4 p.m., Friday at the Seals said it’s also a Penwell-Gabel Parker- unique educational exPrice Chapel, 245 NW perience because it leads Independence Ave., them through the entire Topeka, where the family process of creative writwill receive friends from ing, from brainstorming 6-7:30 p.m. Memorial in ideas to seeing their work lieu of flowers to American published, while also reinCancer Society, 1315 SW forcing basic elements of Arrowhead Rd, Topeka, sentence structure, gramKS 66604. To leave a mar and vocabulary. “We tried to have them message for the family online, please visit www. use some big words, some Pe nwe l l G a b e l To p e k a . words that third-graders might not typically use, com. Please sign this but try to be creative guestbook at Obituaries. about writing and sentence structure and things LJWorld.com.

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Consultant sought for fiber optic cable Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday unani-

best use its miles of fiber optic cable that it currently owns. The city has significant amounts of buried fiber optic cable that connects traffic signals and other pieces of city infrastructure. The cable has excess capacity, and the city wants a consultant to help it determine whether the cable could be used to help spur more high-speed broadband access in the city.

solve robberies, rapes and assaults, and would also be helpful in managing large crowds downtown. Critics of the plan, including Gary Brunk, executive director of the ACLU for Kansas and Western Missouri, said other cities that have installed such cameras found the maintenance costs ballooned over time and have seen the cameras used to monitor law-abiding political activists. He said such programs tend to expand. The policy, as Khatib noted at the meeting, directed the police department to list the locations of the cameras and their purpose on its website, and to post signage near them downtown. It would prohibit actively focusing the cameras on people without some reasonable suspicion, which could not include race, gender or other classifications

protected by law. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I understand people are nervous about the Big Brother aspect of it,â&#x20AC;? Khatib said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not trying to track people.â&#x20AC;? The cameras would be able to zoom, pan and tilt, Khatib said, but the department will seek cameras without facial recognition software, automated tracking or infrared or Xray technology, which the policy also prohibits. The meeting did raise some questions that Khatib said he would have to research before finishing the policy, such as how much of the information about, and collected by, the cameras would be public record. He also said he would provide more details about what type of request other law enforcement, including state and federal agencies, would have to submit to access video from the system.

like that,â&#x20AC;? she said. Kindergarten, first- and second-grade classes also participated in the project, Seals said, although they wrote single â&#x20AC;&#x153;classâ&#x20AC;? books that contained shorter works from each of the students. In third grade, though, each of the students wrote their own work. Some wrote poems. Others wrote about their families. And some wrote their own works of fiction, starting with a prompt that helped them get past that initial phase of asking, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gee, what should I write about?â&#x20AC;? For example, one of the prompts was about seeing a woman on a bus who tries to stop the student and ask a question. Seals said it was interesting to see the different directions students would go from there. â&#x20AC;&#x153;One student kind of had a creative ending; it started out with the woman talking to them and trying to get their attention, and it ended up

they lost their cellphone, which seems kind of silly, but through the end of the story it was really quite creative for that student who came up with lots of good ideas.â&#x20AC;? At this point, it may be hard to tell who among the students might develop into the next best-selling author, but Seals said there are at least a few prospects in the group. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A couple of students really put forth the effort,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The students knew the effort they put in was going to be the effort they got out of it. So the ones who really put forth an effort had lots of color on their books, lots of neat writing and using proper language and sentence structure.â&#x20AC;?

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LARRY L. B Larry L. Bates, 63, of Waverly, NE, died Monday (12-17-12) in Lincoln. He was born (10-15-49) in Lawrence, KS to Virgil and Helen Bates. He was a Freight Carman at Burlington Northern Railroad. He is survived by his wife, Alice; son, Kevin M. (Denise) Bates, Goodyear, AZ; daughter, Kimberly D. Bates, Lincoln, NE; grandchildren, Claire N., Aidan M., Lila A., Ruthann O. Bates; sisters, Edna (John) Curran, Moberly, MO, Judy (John) Bryant, Lawrence, KS, Rita (Steve) Fisher, Perry, KS; brother, Gilbert Bates; mother, Helen Bates, Lawrence, KS; nieces and nephews.

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Task force leader calls 65 percent threshold arbitrary By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

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MEMBERS OF THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 852 WOMENâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S AUXILIARY, from left, Jenny Stowe, Marilyn Grant, auxiliary president Charlene Gibbens and Betty Schrader wrap gifts Tuesday at the post for 11 children at the Lawrence Community Shelter. The VFW post and the menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s auxiliary adopted the children for the holiday season through the shelterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Holiday Adopt-a-Family program.

TOPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The 65 percent solution is a problem. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the opinion of the Ken Willard, chairman of the Governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s School Efficiency Task Force. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our general belief is the 65 percent number is a bit arbitrary,â&#x20AC;? Willard told legislators Tuesday. Gov. Sam Brownback formed the task force in September, saying that the vast majority of public school districts in Kansas failed to spend at least 65 percent of their state funding on class-

By Peter Hancock phancock@ljworld.com

Officials from a fivecounty region around the Kansas City metropolitan area agreed Tuesday that there are many higher priorities in their long-range transportation plan than building an â&#x20AC;&#x153;outer loopâ&#x20AC;? highway on the southern and western fringes of Johnson County. But at the strong urging of Johnson County officials, they agreed to

leave the project on their wish list. That was the consensus after the final meeting of a stakeholder planning group that has been meeting for about the last four years to develop a long-range plan for highways and corridors on the Kansas side of the metro area. The group met in Olathe to finalize its recommendations, which will be forwarded to Gov. Sam Brownback early next year. During the last four

years, the group has studied dozens of proposals for new roads and expanded corridors with an eye toward directing development in the region, relieving traffic congestion and promoting economic development. But when officials from the Kansas Department of Transportation scored each of the proposals â&#x20AC;&#x201D; factoring in such variables as cost, need for the project and potential economic ben-

efit â&#x20AC;&#x201D; most segments of the so-called Outer Loop proposal received the lowest rankings. A preliminary report approved in August did not recommend the project be funded. But the project gained new life in recent weeks when the Johnson County Commission sent a letter pleading for it to remain on the list of possible options. Brownback later endorsed the idea, Please see LOOP, page 4A

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room instruction. Willard said that after several task force meetings, it became evident that the percentage of classroom instruction depended on what was counted as classroom instruction. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are a lot of things normal people would think are included in instruction that are not included in that definition at the present time,â&#x20AC;? he said. For instance, he said, if a speech therapist were needed to help a student, that should be counted as

By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

In a parting shot, a majority of a legislative committee Tuesday recommended an increase in school funding, but not before the chairman declared the meeting adjourned. At the end of the Legislative Educational Planning Committee, Sen. John Vratil, R-Leawood, started to make a motion to increase school funding to $4,492 in base state

aid per student. Such an increase would cost $440 million. B u t Committee ChairHuebert man Steve Huebert, R-Valley Center, cut Vratil off, saying the meeting was adjourned and walked out. Two other members, Reps. Mitch Holmes, R-St. Please see FUNDING, page 4A

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Douglas County commissioners will be asked this week to approve a process for distributing $325,000 set aside in the budget to help fund natural and cultural heritage conservation projects in the county. Commissioners meet at 4 p.m. today at the County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St. The Heritage Conservation Council is proposing to structure the 2013 grant program the same as it was in 2012. That would mean 55 percent of the funds would be available for â&#x20AC;&#x153;majorâ&#x20AC;? requests of at least $105,000. Thirty percent of the funds would be earmarked for â&#x20AC;&#x153;targetâ&#x20AC;? projects where the requested amount is less than $105,000. Under the proposed process, applicants would have until March 15 to submit requests for funding. Presentations would

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saying it ought to remain a topic of serious discussion. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The letter basically states that it should be considered as a suggested strategy,â&#x20AC;? said Penny Potoak Ferguson, deputy county manager in Johnson County. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our desire is not to have it taken off the list for future consideration.â&#x20AC;? While there are no specific diagrams for such a highway, proposals have called for a road that would run outside the Interstate 435 loop, from near the Tonganoxie interchange on Interstate 70 south to near Stilwell, and then west along the Johnson-Miami County line toward Missouri. The full length of that single project is estimated to cost $2 billion. Johnson County officials point to two future developments that could have a big impact on traffic and other development in that area: the new BNSF intermodal facility under construction near Stilwell,

be made to the council in late March. That would be followed by a review period, with the council making its formal recommendations to the County Commission by April 24. Commissioners will also receive a status update of the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sustainability Initiatives. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a program the county established in 2010 to fund projects that improve energy efficiency and lower utility costs in public buildings throughout the county. One of the first projects funded through the program involved energy efficiency improvements at the Joint Law Enforcement Center. Officials say that has saved the county more than $100,000 in utility costs this year alone. Upcoming projects include energy retrofits for the county courthouse, LED lights for the parking lot adjoining South Park, and Web-programmable thermostats for the Dougand the eventual redevelopment of the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant south of DeSoto. KDOT officials said even if the road were built, work probably would not begin for at least another 10 to 20 years, or even longer. Still, they said, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s important to have a clear idea of what projects are in the long-range plan because those plans affect the value of real estate along any proposed corridor and can influence future commercial or residential development. Kise Randall of Sunflower Redevelopment, a partnership that currently owns the former ammunition plant property, said it also makes a difference what kind of road planners are intending. For example, a boulevard or parkway with stoplights and intersections draws a much different mix of development along the edges from a limited access highway or freeway. Johnson County officials have said they would prefer a freeway-type road, but one that would use as much existing right of way as possible. Douglas County Com-

classroom instruction, but it isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t. He also said that school districts experiencing fast growth may have trouble hitting that 65 percent threshold because a larger portion of their budget is spent on capital improvements. â&#x20AC;&#x153;One of our recommendations will be to redefine what that number is. If we are going to have a number, it should have some meaning,â&#x20AC;? he said. The task force is expected to give Brownback a set of recommendations to consider for the 2013 legislative session, which starts on Jan. 14. In addition, Willard said the task force will recommend that the Legislature fund public schools on a two-year

las County Fairgrounds. In other business, the commission will:

 Hold a public hearing on proposed budget amendments for the ambulance, road and bridge, employee benefits, special alcohol programs and grants funds.

 Consider authorizing software and hardware upgrades to the 911 phone system.

 Consider approval to consolidate all subscriber radio equipment for the county under a master service and maintenance agreement.

 Consider approval of the 2013 service and maintenance contracts for Douglas County Emergency Communications.

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Leslie Jackson, retired, Overland Park â&#x20AC;&#x153;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait. I hope it snows. I want to make a snowman.â&#x20AC;?

Steve Christianson, retired, Prairie Village â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like winter weather. Just the feeling of the cold. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really nice when it snows.â&#x20AC;?

Rodrick Callaghan, bus driver, Hutchinson â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are ups and downs, but I hate winter.â&#x20AC;?

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years. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Douglas County and other parts of northeast and northcentral Kansas, warning of the possibility of several inches of snow and strong winds late tonight and early Thursday morning. Jared Leighton, a meteorologist at the NWS Topeka office, said the good news is that the worst of the storm around Lawrence and Douglas County should come between about midnight and 6 a.m. Thursday. The advice for that period of time: If at all possible, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t venture out from your home. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There could be some pretty tumultuous conditions: whiteouts, perhaps blizzardlike conditions,â&#x20AC;? Leighton said. He said Lawrencearea residents could expect about 1 to 3 inches of snow, which by itself wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be too much of a problem. But when combined with 20- to 30-mph winds, with gusts up to 40, things could get pretty dangerous overnight. Visibility could be low. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Anybody thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s out in the elements at that time will be in some peril,â&#x20AC;? Leighton said. The storm appears more severe than anything that occurred last winter, which was unusually mild, he said. It wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t compare with the blizzards that

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Jared Leighton, meteorologist at the National Weather Serviceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Topeka office

came through during the winter of 2010-11, though. Mark Thiel, assistant public works director for the city of Lawrence, said that might be his biggest concern for drivers Thursday morning after the storm: that they wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t remember to take proper caution while driving in winter weather since itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been so long. He hopes drivers remember to set aside some extra time for their commute Thursday morning, check news reports before heading out, drive slowly and watch out for icy surfaces that may appear to be just wet. The powerful winds expected might drop the windchill into the low teens Thursday morning, Thiel said, which could allow for some snow accumulation on the roads. He said drivers could probably expect roads to be wet and slushy during their morning commute Thursday, and bridges and overpasses may be especially dangerous. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Those are probably road surfaces that will become slickest the quickâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kansas University reporter Matt Erickest,â&#x20AC;? Thiel said. He said city crews son can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU. would be watching to see

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money. In the Nov. 25 robbery, no weapon was displayed. In the Nov. 26 attempt, the man put his hand under his shirt, giving the impression he had a weapon. Employees in that attempt refused to give the man money, and he fled. Cisneros, who police say was in Lawrence visiting relatives, is scheduled for trial April 24 and is free on $10,000 bond. Depending on someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s criminal history, a robbery conviction could result in penalties ranging from probation to 136 months in prison.

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Dawna and Dong Li, Lawrence, a boy, Tuesday. Jennifer Wilson and Michael Gasper, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday. Stephen Fletcher II and Julia Fletcher, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday

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a Kansas family that became infamous in Truman Capoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s true-crime book â&#x20AC;&#x153;In Cold Bloodâ&#x20AC;? were exhumed Tuesday in an effort to solve slayings of a Florida family killed weeks later. Kyle Smith, deputy director of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, said bone fragments were collected from the skeletal remains of Richard Hickock and Perry S m i t h , Hickock who were hanged for the murders of Herb and Bonnie Clutter and their children in Holcomb, Smith Kan., on Nov. 15, 1959. The fragments were collected at the request of a Sarasota County Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s detective, who has been trying to determine whether Hickock and Smith were responsible for the deaths of Cliff and Christine Walker and their two young children on Dec. 19, 1959, in their home in Osprey, about four hours northwest of Miami near Sarasota. Smith and Hickock fled to Florida after the Clutter murders. Hickock and Perry Smith have been considered suspects in the Walker slayings since 1960, and Kyle Smith said Florida officials have expressed an interest several times over the decades in renewing the investigation.

DNA testing now has advanced enough that older material can be analyzed more effectively, he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We can get smaller samples, more decayed samples, and still get matches,â&#x20AC;? Kyle Smith said during a news conference at the city hall in Lansing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They could have tried this 20 years ago and maybe used up what biological samples they had and gotten nothing from it.â&#x20AC;? Sarasota County detective Kimberly McGath said she requested the exhumation to obtain DNA that could be compared with that from semen found on Christine Walkerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s underwear. All the Walkers were shot. Christine Walker also was beaten and raped. Their 2-year-old daughter also was drowned in a bathtub. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our interest is providing closure to the Walker family,â&#x20AC;? Kyle Smith said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Obviously, where these perpetrators are dead, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not going to result in any prosecution.â&#x20AC;? He added: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Obviously, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a lot of historical interest as well.â&#x20AC;? Hickock and Perry Smith fled to Florida in a stolen car after the Clutter murders. They checked out of a Miami Beach motel on Dec. 19, the day the Walker family was killed, and at some point that day bought items at a Sarasota department store. Witnesses have said they spoke with Smith and Hickock in Tallahassee on Dec. 21. McGath said the Walkers were considering buying a 1956 Chevy Bel Air, the kind of car Smith and Hickock were driving

through Florida. McGath thinks the Walkers met with the men because of the car. Smith and Hickock were later arrested in Las Vegas. A polygraph test cleared them of the Walker murders, but a polygraph expert said in 1987 that such tests were worthless in the early 1960s. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sometimes you just have to wait for the technology to catch up to the need,â&#x20AC;? Kyle Smith said. Hickock and Perry Smith are buried on a gently sloping hill at the Mount Muncie Cemetery in Lansing, where the state of Kansas interred executed criminals when their families didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t claim the bodies. The cemetery regularly draws visitors who have read Capoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s book or have seen a movie about him or the case. The exhumation began shortly after sunrise Tuesday and ended by noon. Bone samples were collected, and the bodies reburied, Kyle Smith said. Reporters and other members of the public werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t invited to view the work because investigators were treating the graves as crime scenes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It went about as well as it could have,â&#x20AC;? cemetery manager Gene Kirby said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There were no surprises.â&#x20AC;? The KBI will take DNA from what was bone marrow, Kyle Smith said. He said one of its labs will do the analysis behind higher-priority tests for criminal cases about to go to trial, and he wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sure how long it would take.

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Family and friends have set up a fund for Susan Bost of Lawrence, who has suffered since June from kidney failure and swelling of the brain. Bost does not have health insurance and has been having trouble keeping up with payments for doctors, medicine, food and everyday needs. Medical problems keep Bost in bed most of the time, and she said her husband visits her or checks in on her every few hours to make sure sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s OK. Bost said any kind of financial help would be greatly appreciated. Those looking to give can send donations to Susan Bost at P.O. Box 442339, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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a lack of cooperation and confusion over protection at the mission in Benghazi, a city in eastern Libya. Despite those failures, the Accountability Review Board determined that no individual officials ignored or violated their duties and recommended no disciplinary action now.

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House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Tuesday on a $633 billion defense bill that would tighten sanctions on Iran, increase security at diplomatic missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid in Libya and presses the military on possible options to end the bloodshed in Syria. The bill would authorize $528 billion for the Defense Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s base budget, $17 billion for defense and nuclear programs in the Energy Department and $88.5 billion for the war in Afghanistan. The top Republicans and Democrats on the Armed Services committees announced completion of the bill at a Capitol Hill news conference in which they highlighted the rare instance of bipartisanship.

Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s markets Dow Industrials

+115.57, 13,350.96 Nasdaq

+43.93, 3,054.53 S&P 500

+16.43, 1,446.79

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â&#x20AC;&#x201D;$27.50, $1,670.70 Silver

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;61.10 cents, $31.67 Platinum

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;$14.80, $1,593.70

Fiscal talks hit a lull with Boehnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Plan Bâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; By Andrew Taylor Associated Press

WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Just two weeks from an economythreatening deadline, fiscal cliff talks hit a lull Tuesday as House Speaker John Boehner announced that Republicans would also march ahead with their own tax plan on a separate track from the one heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been pur- Boehner suing with President Barack Obama. The White House and leading congressional Democrats immediately rejected Boehnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Plan B,â&#x20AC;? which would extend soon-to-expire Bush-era tax cuts for everyone making less than $1 million but would not address huge across-the-board spending cuts that are set to strike the Pentagon and domestic programs next year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everyone should understand Boehnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s proposal will not pass the Senate,â&#x20AC;? said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. Boehnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s surprise move came after significant progress over the past several days in talks with Obama â&#x20AC;&#x201D; talks that produced movement on tax rate hikes that have proven deeply unsettling to GOP conservatives and

on cuts to Social Security benefits that have incensed liberal Democrats. Just Monday, Obama offered concessions, including a plan to raise top tax rates on households earning more than $400,000 instead of the $250,000 threshold he had campaigned on. And the two sides had inched closer on the total amount of tax revenue required to seal the agreement. Obama now would settle for $1.2 trillion over the coming decade while Boehner is offering $1 trillion. By contrast, protecting income below $1 million from a hike in the top tax rate from 35 percent to 39.6 percent would raise only $269 billion over the coming decade. But the outlines of a possible Obama-Boehner agreement appeared to have shaky support at best from Boehnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leadership team and outright opposition from key Republicans like vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, RWis., a House GOP aide said. That aide spoke only on condition of anonymity because the aide was not authorized to discuss the situation publicly. Though Obama spokesman Jay Carney had nothing good to say about Boehnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new option, he said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The president is willing to continue to work with Republicansâ&#x20AC;? toward a broader agreement.

           

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LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD LJWorld.com Wednesday, December 19, 2012

EDITORIALS

Pediatric alliance Kansas City hospitals are joining forces to provide improved pediatric treatment services.

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ongratulations to those at Kansas University Hospital, the KU Medical Center and Kansas City’s Children’s Mercy Hospital for working out a plan to join forces to develop an integrated and superior pediatric program. All parties are winners in this plan: the patients, doctors, medical staffs and the three health care institutions. Also, the excellence of this plan makes Kansas City a true national leader in all phases of pediatric care. Years ago, perhaps 20 to 30 years ago, representatives of Children’s Mercy, KU Medical Center and KU Hospital, which at that time was part of the state’s medical center, visited about a joint association, but for one reason or another, nothing was accomplished. Several years ago a group of Kansas City leaders, aided by several KU officials, tried to jam through a plan that would weaken the now totally independent KU Hospital and, to a degree, the KU Medical Center, in order to strengthen St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. The plan was a one-way street, which fortunately was killed, although there are those who would like to revive it. The KU-Children’s Mercy arrangement is far different with the various representatives and institutions putting together a plan that is good for all parties, particularly the patients. Health care already is a giant national topic of concern and it is likely to become an even more discussed, frustrating, puzzling and debated topic. The availability of quality health care, costs, insurance, government control, rationing, etc., all will capture greater public attention. The Mercy-KU plan is a major step in improving and advancing pediatric care and eliminating costly duplication of efforts. Once again, congratulations to those who engineered the visionary, commonsense and mutually beneficial plan.

Syrian chemical weapon threat grows WASHINGTON — Reports from inside two Syrian chemical weapons facilities offer some chilling new evidence that President Bashar al-Assad’s regime developed special vehicles last year for moving and mixing the weapons — and an unconfirmed allegation that Lebanese allies of the regime, presumably in Hezbollah, may have been trained 11 months ago in the weapons’ use. A Syrian source provided a detailed account in a telephone conversation over the weekend, drawing on intelligence provided to him by a Syrian defector who worked inside the chemical weapons network. The source was speaking from an Arab country outside Syria where he has taken refuge. The conversation was arranged by the Syrian Support Group, an organization in Washington that speaks for moderate elements of the opposition Free Syrian Army. This information comes with a caveat: The Syrian sources want to alert the U.S. to dangers there partly in the hope of encouraging greater American involvement with the opposition. For some historical context, readers should recall the Iraqi defector known as “Curveball,” who made allegations about Iraqi chemical weapons a decade ago that bolstered the case for war — but turned out to be fabrications. Seeking corroboration for the Syrian report, I checked it with knowledgeable, independent sources, who confirmed some of the details.

David Ignatius

davidignatius@washpost.com

This information comes with a caveat: The Syrian sources want to alert the U.S. to dangers there partly in the hope of encouraging greater American involvement with the opposition.” With that support, I want to share it with readers. According to the defector’s account, two senior Syrian officers moved about 100 kilograms of chemical weapons materials from a secret military base in January 2012. The base was in a village called Nasiriyah, about 50 to 60 kilometers northeast of Damascus. The officers placed the chemicals in a civilian vehicle and were seen driving across a bridge in the direction of the highway toward Lebanon, the Syrian source said. Two days later, he continued, two men with Lebanese accents arrived at the Nasiriyah base and were given training in how to combine and activate the chemicals, as well as the proper safety precautions in handling them.

Rumors about possible movement of Syrian chemical weapons have been spreading recently in the Middle East. But U.S. officials don’t appear to have any evidence that chemical weapons have actually been moved anywhere outside Syria. The Syrian source also described construction of special trucks, which could transport and mix the weapons, at a workshop in the Dummar suburb northwest of Damascus. This workshop was part of a network of secret research facilities known in Arabic as the “Bohous,” the source said. Construction of these mobile laboratories began in the summer of 2011, a few months after revolutionaries began threatening Assad’s regime. In the Dummar workshop, the Syrian source said, technicians constructed a mobile lab that could combine and activate so-called “binary” chemical weapons agents. These mobile mixers were constructed inside Mercedes or Volvo trucks that appeared, from the outside, to be similar to refrigerator trucks. Inside were storage tanks, pipes and a motor to drive the mixing machinery, the defector said. The defector estimated that 10 to 15 of these mobile laboratories had been constructed. An independent source said these numbers were high, but he confirmed that the Syrians do have mobile labs. Drawing on the defector’s reports, the Syrian opposition quietly gave Lebanese officials

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a description of the trucks about six week ago, so that they could monitor whether the vehicles were crossing into Lebanon with chemical weapons on board. Since then, none have apparently been seen near the border. The Nasiriyah facility is near the town of Qalamoon. People who worked at the base spoke often of visits there by Maher al-Assad, the president’s brother, who commands the elite military unit known as the Republican Guard. He is thought to be the military leader of the savage campaign against Syrians rebels, which has led to the deaths of an estimated 40,000 people over the past 20 months. An independent source confirmed that both the Dummar and Nasiriyah facilities mentioned by the defector are, indeed, part of the Syrian chemical weapons network. What should we make of these reports? First, the Syrian chemical warfare capability may be even more dangerous than people had thought, because the weapons can be moved to other locations and mixed en route. And, second, there’s a significant risk of proliferation to other groups, such as Hezbollah, which could pose a global terrorist threat. This new information underlines that the war in Syria contains seeds of a wider and more dangerous conflict. The warning light is flashing: Handle urgently, and with care.

PUBLIC FORUM

OLD HOME TOWN From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Dec. 19, 1912: “Ranking second only to the last day of school in importance in the YEARS minds of the boys and girls of the AGO schools is the Friday before the IN 1912 Christmas holidays. For on that day the ‘kiddies’ get their first taste of the festivities of the Christmas season. And that day is tomorrow. In practically every room in the city schools tomorrow afternoon there will be fitting programs given by the children of the various grades consisting of Christmas songs, stories and recitations. What a big event this is for the school boys and girls. ... Over at the Central School the rooms have all been decorated in the customary holly and mistletoe. The different rooms have been decorated by the students themselves and it is the result of their work that the rooms are looking so nice.

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Congress turns down volume Just when I’d given up hope that the present Congress could accomplish anything, I have discovered that our representatives in Washington have actually enacted legislation that will have a positive effect on my life and the lives of anyone who watches television. On Dec. 13, 2011, Congress passed the “Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act” known by the acronym “CALM Act” to regulate the volume of television commercials. The act was signed into law with a one-year delay so that it became effective last week, on Dec. 13. The CALM Act actually does something to make our everyday lives more pleasant. I cannot remember all of the times I have been watching a television show when, suddenly, a commercial comes blasting out at several times the volume of the show itself. I tend to be a little hard of hearing so I often will turn up the volume to hear a particular show or film. But just when I have adjusted the volume so that I can hear what is being said a commercial comes on so loud that I literally jump out of my chair. It has been something that has annoyed me for years. The intent behind the

Mike Hoeflich

The CALM Act makes it illegal for advertisers to broadcast commercials at volumes higher than the programs that the commercials accompany…”

change in volume is obvious: Advertisers want to make sure that viewers pay close attention to their message. The way some do this is by setting the volume of the commercial far higher than that of the show it accompanies. Certainly, in my case, they achieve their goal. The commercials are often so loud that I have to grab the remote and quickly adjust the volume down for fear of becoming totally deaf. And, of course, once the show comes back on, I have to adjust the volume again in order to hear it. I

know that some folks simply record everything they want to watch and then fast forward past the commercials but sometimes I like to watch my favorite programs when they are broadcast. The CALM Act makes it illegal for advertisers to broadcast commercials at volumes higher than the programs that the commercials accompany and empowers the Federal Communications Commission to take action against advertisers who do not comply with the act. Viewers who discover commercials that do not comply can now complain to the FCC and, if the FCC finds that advertisers have, in fact, broadcast commercials at higher volumes than programs, it can take action. I know that the CALM Act is not nearly so important as many other pieces of legislation that Congress has before it. It will not solve the nation’s fiscal problems nor reform the health system, but it will certainly make television viewing more pleasant. Score one for Congress! — Mike Hoeflich, a distinguished professor in the Kansas University School of Law, writes a regular column for the JournalWorld.

To the editor: That’s it. That’s enough. Twenty dead children including a 6-year-old with 11 bullet wounds is way more than enough. The NRA likes to say that guns don’t kill people, criminals kill people. In recent years it has become obvious that it takes a mentally deranged person with assault weapons and high capacity magazines to kill mass numbers of people. These weapons are not necessary for hunting or target practice or self protection. They are only designed for and necessary for killing large numbers of people. Any NRA member who doesn’t get on the phone or email and demand that the NRA cease opposition to limits on assault weapons and high capacity magazines is a gutless wonder and an accessory to the future murder of children. Dr. Steven Bruner, Lawrence

Tax calculations To the editor: Got to thinking about the position that President Obama is taking on raising taxes on the top 2 percent, those making over $250,000. That is adjusted gross income. In other words, that is the amount on which an individual would pay tax. That means that the family would deduct the interest on both of their homes, medical expenses, charities, home office, telephones for business, country club dues when used to entertain clients, half of their entertainment meals, etc. What was left would be the $250,000. Total income could easily be $400,000-plus. You also have to remember that stock dividends are not taxed. When I divided the number $250,000 by 12, I came to the realization that it equals what a person making $10/hour makes in a year, $20,830. If the tax rate increase should go into effect, then the 3 percent increase would cost the lowest end high earner, i.e., $250,000, $625/month. Would a person pulling down $20,000 a month, even be aware that they didn’t have an extra $600 to spend each month? Makes one wonder what these people in Congress can be seriously and honestly thinking about: pride, bullheadedness, or concern that their big donors will not fund their next trip to Washington. Bill Roth Lawrence


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DATEBOOK

SUNDAY

SATURDAY

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A.M. snow, 1-3” total

Bright sunshine and not as cold

Sunshine

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High 47° Low 21° POP: 25%

High 32° Low 13° POP: 55%

High 42° Low 17° POP: 0%

High 45° Low 19° POP: 5%

High 41° Low 21° POP: 10%

Wind E 10-20 mph

Wind NW 20-30 mph

Wind SW 4-8 mph

Wind SW 3-6 mph

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POP: Probability of Precipitation

McCook 30/8 Oberlin 30/11

Clarinda 40/20

Lincoln 36/18

Grand Island 32/14

Kearney 30/13

Beatrice 38/19

St. Joseph 44/19 Chillicothe 45/24

Sabetha 42/18

Concordia 40/19

Centerville 42/20

Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 48/24 50/26 Goodland Salina 46/21 Oakley Kansas City Topeka 30/8 44/20 30/13 48/21 Lawrence 48/22 Sedalia 47/21 Emporia Great Bend 53/30 50/22 46/17 Nevada Dodge City Chanute 60/29 46/13 Hutchinson 58/26 Garden City 48/21 40/11 Springfield Wichita Pratt Liberal Coffeyville Joplin 60/32 54/21 48/20 52/14 60/31 60/27 Hays Russell 40/14 40/15

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

LAWRENCE ALMANAC

Through 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Temperature High/low 59°/34° Normal high/low today 39°/21° Record high today 63° in 1978 Record low today -13° in 1983

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. 0.00 Month to date 0.48 Normal month to date 1.01 Year to date 20.42 Normal year to date 39.35

REGIONAL CITIES

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CELEBRATING DECEMBER’S JOBLINK EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH are, from left, back row, Kurt Goeser, Julee Goeser, Margaret Saathoff, Jenny Hohman, Sarah Rippe and JobLink coordinator Cristy Bidinger; and front row, Teresa Carroll, JobLink employee of the month Krystal Kerr and JobLink consultant Mary Williams. Kari Bentzinger, of Cottonwood Inc., submitted the photo. Email your photos to friends@ljworld.com or mail them to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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PLAYERS ON THE KANSAS UNIVERSITY BENCH EXPLODE AFTER A SECOND-HALF DUNK by teammate Rio Adams against Richmond. KU routed the Spiders, 87-59, on Tuesday in Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas, Withey squish Spiders By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Scot Pollard, who played 11 years in the NBA, believes another Kansas University center from San Diego will have a similarly successful career in the pros. “Absolutely,” the 6-foot-11 Pollard said Tuesday night, asked if KU senior Jeff Withey has the ability to play in the NBA, starting next season. Pollard, a TV color ana-

lyst, spoke after Kansas’ 87-59 rout of Richmond — a game Tuesday in Allen Fieldhouse in which Withey blocked four shots and passed Pollard for fifth place on KU’s all-time rejection list. The 7-foot Withey also had 17 points off 7-of-9 shooting with a season-high 13 rebounds. “As we know the last few years, Jayhawks have been getting drafted and not playing a lot because their height has been exposed. Jeff’s

height cannot be exposed. He’s 7-feet tall. He’s a legit ’footer,’” Pollard said. “In the NBA, sometimes all you need to be as a 7-footer is a guy who can block shots and rebound. As long as Jeff can keep that mind-set he has now, not worry about scoring but blocking shots and rebounding first, then the scoring comes.” Withey had four more highlight-reel blocks versus the Spiders, increasing his career total to 219, one more

than Pollard and just 39 off Greg Ostertag’s school-record total of 258. Withey’s two most spectacular plays Tuesday, however, were steals. He had two thefts early in the second half and passed ahead to Travis Releford both times for assists on the break. “Coach said it was going to happen. He told me to run through it (and steal the ball up top). The first time Please see KANSAS, page 4B

Buckeyes should give KU real test

KANSAS CENTER JEFF WITHEY (5) GOES UP FOR A DUNK over Richmond forward Derrick Williams during the second half.

One last tomato can laid to waste in front of an adoring crowd, the Kansas University basketball team looked ready for the challenge of stepping into the ring with another highly ranked national-championship contender. In playing outrageously good defense in the first half and sharing the ball so unselfishly all the way, Kansas had no trouble burying Richmond, 87-59, Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Afterward, nobody on the

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winning side had any illusions as to the enormity of the next challenge. “We’ve done a good job holding serve at home and playing with energy,”

Kansas coach Bill Self said. “Now we’ll find out how good we are, though. Let’s be serious: The season starts Saturday.” In Columbus, the main event features No. 9 Kansas against a No. 7 Buckeyes squad seeking to avenge losses from a season ago in Allen Fieldhouse and in the Final Four in New Orleans, where giant rats ran around the press room like they owned the place. Senior point guard Elijah Johnson, who left 16,300

tongues hanging with a wicked cross-over dribble that resulted in his setting up freshman Perry Ellis for an easy bucket, knows Kansas can’t prove itself without getting the job done away from the nation’s most significant homecourt advantage. “I feel like that’s the only thing we haven’t done,” Johnson said. “We’ve played on a neutral floor. We’ve played at home. We’ve Please see KEEGAN, page 5B

Jayhawk recruit Combs top-ranked juco prospect By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

What already was perceived by many as a solid Kansas University recruiting class received a little extra validation Tuesday, when ESPN released its list of the top 100 junior-college football prospects in the country. Six of those players have

committed to KU, including top-ranked Marquel Combs. Combs, a four-star defensive tackle from Pierce Community College in Woodland Hills, Calif., is one of 8-to-12 members of Kansas University’s 2013 recruiting class expected to slap their signatures on letters of intent today on the first day of the midyear transfer signing period.

Combs, who has served as an unofficial recruiting liaison for the Jayhawks since announcing his decision last week, is one of two four-star prospects in KU’s current class, which continues to climb the rankings list nationally. As of Tuesday night, KU’s class, which features 23 total commitments and 16 from juco prospects, was ranked

31st by Rivals.com. That puts the Jayhawks fifth in the 10-team Big 12 Conference, ahead of West Virginia, Iowa State, TCU, Kansas State and Texas Tech. There remains a ways to go in the recruiting process, with the second signing period still six weeks away. So it’s possible that the rankings could change drastically. At the rate coach Charlie

Weis and his staff are going, it’s possible the Jayhawks could climb even higher, especially considering that the No. 6 player on ESPN’s juco 100, Trinity Valley C.C. offensive tackle Josiah St. John, 6-foot-6, 305 pounds, has KU listed among his finalists. Another four-star prospect who could impact KU’s Pierce CC defensive tackle Please see RECRUITING, page 3B Marquel Combs


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Jets bench Sanchez in favor of McElroy NEW YORK (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Mark Sanchez no longer is the New York Jetsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; franchise quarterback. He might not even be the backup. Rex Ryan decided to bench Sanchez on Tuesday in favor of Greg McElroy after the fourthyear quarterback had another miserable performance in a 1410 loss at Tennessee on Monday

night that eliminated New York from playoff contention. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best for our team, and for this game,â&#x20AC;? Ryan said during a conference call. So, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be McElroy under center for his first NFL start when the Jets (6-8) play the San Diego Chargers at home Sunday. Ryan hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t decided whether Sanchez or Tim Tebow â&#x20AC;&#x201D; listed as the

Belcher probe complete KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher was apparently worried he would lose his baby and money to his longtime girlfriend before fatally shooting her and killing himself, according to newly released police reports. Belcher also complained about Kasandra Perkins, the mother of the coupleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 3-monthold daughter, in conversations and text messages sent to a woman he was dating on the side, the reports show. In one text message sent in late October or early November, Belcher wrote he â&#x20AC;&#x153;would shootâ&#x20AC;? Perkins â&#x20AC;&#x153;if she didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t leave him alone.â&#x20AC;? The girlfriend told police that Belcher said â&#x20AC;&#x153;his childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mother threatened to take all his money and his child if they split upâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;knew exactly how to press his buttons and make him angry.â&#x20AC;? Belcher shot Perkins multiple times in their home on Dec. 1 and then drove to team headquarters, where he killed himself in front of his coach and general manager after telling them he â&#x20AC;&#x153;wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t able to get enough help.â&#x20AC;? The Jackson County prosecutorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office reviewed the police reports before closing the case Friday. It formally ruled the deaths of Belcher, 25, and Perkins, 22, a murder-suicide, prosecutorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office spokesman Mike Mansur said Tuesday. The reports provide new details about the final days and hours leading to the tragedy. The night before the killings, Belcher went to a club with the woman he was dating while Perkins attended a concert with her friends, the reports said. A friend of Perkins said the couple argued around 1 a.m., about Perkins being out late, although it wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t clear whether the argument happened in person or on the phone. The police report, which doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mention this dispute, said that after Belcher kissed his girlfriend and she went inside her apartment, he fell asleep in his car. About two hours later, police roused Belcher after someone called 911 to report his idling Bentley as suspicious. The report said Belcher was legally parked and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t smell of alcohol, but officers asked if he could stay inside the apartment for the night. Belcher tried to call the girlfriend, but she didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t discover the missed calls until the next morning and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t hear him at her door. Two women who were up late invited Belcher to wait inside their apartment after he explained his plight. After taking him to a gas station to buy a sports drink, they gave him a pillow and blanket and he slept on the couch for a couple hours, leaving at 6:45 a.m. so he could make it to a team meeting planned for later that morning. Upon arriving at the home he shared with Perkins, the couple began arguing over â&#x20AC;&#x153;one or both of them going out as in to a club or partying,â&#x20AC;? said Belcherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mother, Cheryl Shepherd, who had moved in with them about two weeks earlier. When Shepherd heard multiple gunshots, she ran to the bedroom and saw Belcher kneeling next to Perkinsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; body, saying he was sorry. After kissing Perkins, his baby daughter and his mother, Belcher drove to Arrowhead Stadium, breaking off his Bentleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rear-view mirror on the way, the police report said.

No. 2 quarterback â&#x20AC;&#x201D; will be the backup. While Sanchez blew the second chance Ryan gave him a few weeks ago, Tebow was leapfrogged by a third-stringer, fueling speculation that the team has little confidence in him as a quarterback. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have to look at what I think is the best for the team

and not necessarily the individual,â&#x20AC;? Ryan said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll say this about Tim and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve always said it: I know he wants to help this team be successful in the worst way and thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no doubt about that.â&#x20AC;? Sanchez threw four interceptions Monday night and wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t able to handle a low snap with the game on the line.

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TEXAS A&M QUARTERBACK JOHNNY MANZIEL (2) celebrates after a review confirms an A&M touchdown Nov. 18 against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Manziel was named Tuesday as the Associated Press player of the year in college football.

A&Mâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Manziel voted AP player of year Johnny Manziel ran for almost 1,700 yards and 30 touchdowns as a dual-threat quarterback his senior year of high school at Kerrville Tivy. Who would have thought heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be even more impressive at Texas A&M when pitted against the defenses of the Southeastern Conference? On Tuesday, Manziel picked up another major award for his spectacular debut season. He was voted the Associated Press Player of the Year. As with the Heisman Trophy and Davey Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien Award that Manziel already won, the QB nicknamed Johnny Football is the first freshman to collect the AP award. Manzielâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 31 votes were more than twice that of second place finisher Manti Teâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;o, Notre Dameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s standout linebacker. He is the third straight Heisman-winning quarterback to receive the honor, following Robert Griffin III and Cam Newton. Manziel erased initial doubts about his ability when he ran for 60 yards and a score in his first game against Florida. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I knew I could run the ball, I did it a lot in high school,â&#x20AC;? Manziel said in an interview with the AP. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is just something that you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get a chance to see in the spring. Quarterbacks arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t live in the spring. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get to tackle. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get to evade some of the sacks that you would in normal game situations. So I feel like when I was able to avoid getting tackled, it opened some peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eyes a little bit more.â&#x20AC;? The 6-foot-1 Manziel threw for 3,419 yards and 24 touchdowns and ran for 1,181 yards and 19 more scores to help the Aggies win 10 games for the first time since 1998 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and in their inaugural SEC year, too. Ryan Tannehill, Manzielâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s predecessor now with the Dolphins after being drafted eighth overall this season, saw promise from the young quarterback last year when he was red-shirted. But even he is surprised at how quickly things came together for Manziel. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pretty wild. I always thought he had that playmaking ability, that something special where if somebody came free, he can make something exciting happen,â&#x20AC;? Tannehill said.

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Ex-No. 1 pick Bush sentenced PUNTA GORDA, FLA. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Matt Bush, a former top overall major-league draft pick, has been sentenced to four years and three months in prison for a drunken driving hit-and-run crash in Florida. As part of a deal, the 27-year-old pleaded no contest Tuesday to driving under the influence with serious bodily injury. Six other counts in the March crash were dropped. Because itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s his third DUI, Bush will also lose his license for 10 years. He has already spent nine months in jail.

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FNL coach Gaines resigns LUBBOCK, TEXAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Gary Gaines, the 63-year-old high school coach at the center of the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Friday Night Lightsâ&#x20AC;? book and film, has left the Odessa Permian sideline for the last time. Gaines said he resigned from the West Texas football program he helped make famous. He said he doubts heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll coach again but wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sure whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s next for him.

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Sporting KC introduces Bieler KANSAS CITY, KAN. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Sporting Kansas City has introduced Argentine forward Claudio Bieler as a designated player, adding a talented goal-scorer from Ecuador to its roster. The 28-year-old Bieler was acquired by the MLS club from LDU Quito for an undisclosed transfer fee after scoring 57 goals in 110 games in Ecuadorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top professional league. Nicknamed â&#x20AC;&#x153;El Taca,â&#x20AC;? Bieler had 20 goals in 34 games this past season. Sporting KC manager Peter Vermes said after losing in the MLS Cup playoffs that he would seek to add a talented striker this offseason. Vermes said Tuesday that Bieler had proven to be a â&#x20AC;&#x153;very consistent goal scorer.â&#x20AC;?

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WISCONSIN PLAYERS CELEBRATE AFTER DEFEATING NEBRASKA, 70-31, to win the Big Ten championship game on Dec. 1 in Indianapolis. Wisconsin earned the league’s bid to the Rose Bowl, where it will face Stanford on New Year’s Day.

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The Big Ten spent much of the year as a national punch line. It might get worse during bowl season. The Big Ten could only fill seven of its eight predetermined bowl slots — and each of those bowlbound teams is currently an underdog. From the five-loss Wisconsin team that still wound up in the Rose Bowl to the 6-6 Purdue squad that fired its coach, the beleaguered Big Ten isn’t expected to do much of anything in the postseason. The league went just 1-6 in bowl games in 2008. According to odds makers, things could go even worse in 2012. “I’m not apologizing for us to go to the Rose Bowl with five losses,” Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said during his press conference to announce he would coach the Badgers in that game. “I didn’t have anything to do with two teams being ineligible in our division. That allowed us to play in that championship game, and we soundly defeated the champion from the other side.” That they did, thumping Nebraska 70-31. Still, the current symbol for the league’s plight has to be Badgers (8-5, 4-4 Big Ten). They finished four games behind Ohio State and one behind Penn State in the Leaders Division. But the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions weren’t eligible for the Big Ten title game, and the Badgers made the most of their lucky break. Wisconsin is currently in upheaval after Bret Bielema stunned nearly

everyone by bolting for Arkansas a few weeks ago. Alvarez will lead the Badgers in their third straight Rose Bowl, where they’re about a touchdown underdog to 11-2 Stanford. Afterward, he’ll resume his search for a new coach. “It will be a great challenge for us, but I think it’s a good matchup. I think it’s a great bowl matchup. The game hasn’t changed,” Alvarez said. The way Wisconsin manhandled the Huskers also took some buzz out of the Capital One Bowl. Nebraska (10-3, 7-1) fell to the game in Orlando following their loss to the Badgers. The Huskers face Georgia (11-2) in a matchup that would have looked like good on paper — in mid-November. While the Bulldogs were within about 5 yards of beating Alabama and earning a shot at Notre Dame in the BCS national championship, the Huskers were embarrassed by the five-loss Badgers a few hours later. Georgia is a 10-point favorite over the seemingly reeling Huskers. “They’re resilient,” Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said. “They look forward to going out and playing again. They were hurting, but you know what, they are grown men. You move on. That’s what you have to do. We’ll be ready to go.” Perhaps no bowl matchup epitomizes the current gap between the Big Ten and the powerhouse Big 12 and SEC more than Purdue-Oklahoma State in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Even though the Boilermakers fired coach Danny Hope, they’re still on a three-game winning streak. Yet the Cowboys,

who at 7-5 are just a game better than Purdue, are an 18-point favorite. That’s the biggest line of the postseason — bigger than even Florida State over MAC champs Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl. Minnesota (6-6, 2-6) is also a heavy underdog in its matchup with Texas Tech in the Meineke Car Care Bowl, even though the Red Raiders (7-5) lost coach Tommy Tuberville to Cincinnati. Even with all those apparent mismatches, going 0-7 is probably a long shot for the Big Ten. Michigan (8-4, 6-2) and South Carolina should make for an entertaining Outback Bowl. Few would be surprised if the Wolverines won their second straight bowl game under coach Brady Hoke. Northwestern (9-3, 5-3) can reach the 10-win plateau for just the third time with a win over Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl. The Wildcats, who were perhaps the only Big Ten team that can claim they were underrated in 2012, are just a 2-point underdog. “Our guys are hungry. This is an opportunity for 10 wins for this ball club and to potentially be ranked in the top 15 in the country. That’s an unbelievable foundation of success that this senior class will have laid. Ten wins makes a good season great,” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said. Michigan State and TCU are also a virtual toss-up in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. The Spartans were one of the nation’s most disappointing teams, but five of their six losses were by four points or less.

BOWL GLANCE Saturday, Dec. 15 New Mexico Bowl At Albuquerque Arizona 49, Nevada 48 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl At Boise, Idaho Utah State 41, Toledo 15 Thursday, Dec. 20 Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego San Diego State (9-3) vs. BYU (7-5), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 21 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl At St. Petersburg, Fla. Ball State (9-3) vs. UCF (9-4), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 22 New Orleans Bowl East Carolina (8-4) vs. LouisianaLafayette (7-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN) MAACO Bowl Las Vegas Boise State (10-2) vs. Washington (7-5), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 24 Hawaii Bowl At Honolulu SMU (6-6) vs. Fresno State (9-3), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Dec. 26 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl At Detroit Central Michigan (6-6) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 27 Military Bowl At Washington Bowling Green (8-4) vs. San Jose State (10-2), 2 p.m. (ESPN) Belk Bowl At Charlotte, N.C. Duke (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl At San Diego Baylor (7-5) vs. UCLA (9-4), 8:45 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 28 Independence Bowl At Shreveport, La. Louisiana-Monroe (8-4) vs. Ohio (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Russell Athletic Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Rutgers (9-3), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Meineke Car Care Bowl At Houston Minnesota (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 29 Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, Texas Rice (6-6) vs. Air Force (6-6), 10:45 a.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl At San Francisco Arizona State (7-5) vs. Navy (8-4), 3 p.m. (ESPN2) Pinstripe Bowl At New York Syracuse (7-5) vs. West Virginia (7-5), 2:15 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl At San Antonio Texas (8-4) vs. Orgeon State (9-3), 5:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl At Tempe, Ariz. Michigan State (6-6) vs. TCU (7-5), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 31 Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. N.C. State (7-5), 11 a.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Georgia Tech (6-7) vs. Southern Cal (7-5), 1 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn. Iowa State (6-6) vs. Tulsa (10-3), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl At Atlanta LSU (10-2) vs. Clemson (10-2), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl At Dallas-Purdue (6-6) vs. Oklahoma State (7-5), 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Gator Bowl At Jacksonville, Fla. Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Northwestern (9-3), 11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Capital One Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Georgia (11-2) vs. Nebraska (10-3), noon (ABC) Outback Bowl At Tampa, Fla. South Carolina (10-2) vs. Michigan (8-4), noon (ESPN) Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif. Stanford (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (8-5), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Orange Bowl At Miami Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Florida State (11-2), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl At New Orleans Florida (11-1) vs. Louisville (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 3 Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz. Kansas State (11-1) vs. Oregon (11-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 4 Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Texas A&M (10-2) vs. Oklahoma (102), 7 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Jan. 5 BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), noon (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 6 GoDaddy.com Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Kent State (11-2) vs. Arkansas State (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 7 BCS National Championship At Miami Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (121), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 19 RAYCOM College Football All-Star Classic At Montgomery, Ala. Stars vs. Stripes, 2 p.m. (CBSSN) East-West Shrine Classic At St. Petersburg, Fla. East vs. West, 3 p.m. (NFLN)

Tonganoxie (4-0) will roared back for its first play Thursday at Ander- win. Jack Dale led Tonganson County. oxie (1-3) with 17 points. Tonganoxie 11 19 11 15 — 56

Baldwin 36, Eudora 26 Ward 15 8 11 12 — 46 EUDORA — Baldwin KCTonganoxie: 9 9 18 25 — 61 Madee Walker 7, Emily Tonganoxie 20 11 4 16 — 51 pulled away in the fourth Soetaert 8, Kaitlyn Waldeier 10, Jenny KC Ward Tonganoxie: Jack Dale 17, Tyler Whitledge 8, Kara Banks 4, Hannah quarter to claim a 10-point Kemp 19. Ford 11, Eric Tate 8, James Grizzle 8, high school girls basketKC Ward: Williams 16, McMillion 10, John Lean 7, Jared Sommers 6, Blair Mathisen 2, Ben Johnson 2, Keaton ball victory over rival Eu- Morrissey 2, Oropeza 10, Nick 8. Truesdell 0. dora on Tuesday. KC Ward: Evan Brull 15, Cole Henley 11, Andrew Kump 10, Long Ho 10, Zach Eudora (2-5) returns to Boys Kolenda 3, Armon Selectman 2, Xavier play after break on Jan. 4 Tucker 0. Baldwin 55, Eudora 35 at home against De Soto. EUDORA — Cornell Perry-Lecompton 52, Brown scored 14 points to Baldwin 7 10 8 11 — 36 Royal Valley 48 Eudora 3 10 8 5 — 26 lead Baldwin. HOYT — Zach Linquist Baldwin: Kelsey Dighans 2, Maddie Nick Becker led Eudora Ogle 1, Katie Jones 8, Kailyn Smith 9, scored 18 points, and AusJessie Katzer 6, Katie Kehl 7, Hailey (3-4) with 16 points. tin Johanning added 13 as Cope 3. 12 12 14 17 — 55 Eudora: McKenzie Oller 3, Danelle Baldwin Perry-Lecompton claimed 10 8 10 7 — 35 Topil 6, Abby Richeson 3, Emma Beck Eudora its first victory. Baldwin: Craig 8, Brown 14, Fursman 3, Makaila Garcia 2, Allie Webb 7, 11, Stark 4, C. Gaylord 8, Twombly 6, Madison Maring 2. The Kaws (1-5) will next C. Gaylor 4. Eudora: Hadl 1, Ballock 9, Scroggin play Jan. 4 at Holton. 8, Becker 16. Tonganoxie 56, P-L 13 10 12 20 — 52 KC Bishop Ward 46 Royal Valley 9 13 8 21 — 48 Perry-Lecompton: Zach Linquist 18, KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Tonganoxie 61, Austin Johanning 13, Zach Hemelrick 8, Hannah Kemp scored 19 KC Bishop Ward 51 Chris Robinson 6, Seth Surface 5, Drew KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Scrimsher 2. points to lead Tonganoxie. Royal Valley: Link 17, Goslin 10, Kaitlyn Waldeier added 10 Tonganoxie trailed by Broxterman 7, Popkess 5, Chapman 4, Thurber 3, Hodison 2. 13 points at halftime, but points for the Chieftains.

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overall ranking is high school standout Reeve Koehler, a 6-3, 280-pound guard from Honolulu who is rated by Rivals as the eighth-best prep guard in the nation. KU also is in the running for three-star College of DuPage standout Matt Finnin, a 6-8, 330-pound offensive tackle who started his career and has since played at three other schools while helping his father through a health issue. Finnin is believed to have a final list of KU, Marshall, Maryland, Oklahoma, Nebraska and West Virginia.

tackle Ty McKinney, who committed to KU in February, was expected to arrive in time for the 2012 season but ran into academic snags and was forced to stay away. McKinney, 6-4, 310, is expected to sign his letter of intent today and arrive on campus in time for the spring semester.

More postseason honors James Sims might have been left off the All-Big 12 first team by the league’s coaches, but the junior running back who led the league in rushing was a first-team pick of college football analyst Phil Steele and ESPN.com. Sims joined five other Jayhawks in earning postseason honors from the two outlets. Senior offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson and sophoMcKinney coming more linebacker Ben HeeToday marks the end of ney were named seconda long journey for Trinteam All-Big 12 by Steele, ity Valley C.C. defensive who also tapped senior

safety Bradley McDougald as a third-team selection. And red-shirt freshman linebacker Jake Love and freshman kick returner Tre’ Parmalee were named to ESPN.com’s allfreshman Big 12 team.

Harris on fire KU cornerback Chris Harris added another chapter to his breakthrough season Sunday, picking up his third interception of the season and returning it 98 yards for a touchdown during the Denver Broncos’ 34-17 victory at Baltimore. The pick-six was the second of the season for Harris, who is starting to make a serious push in the Pro Bowl voting. Through 14 games, Harris, an undrafted free agent in 2011, ranks second in the league among defensive backs with 2.5 sacks, 20th in the league in interceptions and has recorded 51 tackles and 14 pass break-ups.

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Spiders awed by KU seniors By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Following Saturday’s 19-point home victory over Stetson, Richmond men’s basketball coach Chris Mooney began scouting for Tuesday’s road game at Kansas University and was caught off guard by what he saw. “I couldn’t believe they started four seniors,” Mooney said. “I don’t know of any other of the highest major teams that have so many senior players.” Tuesday night, during an 87-59 drubbing at Allen Fieldhouse, Mooney and his team took a figurative punch from each of those KU seniors. The biggest blows were thrown by center Jeff Withey, who dominated on both ends and finished with 17 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in 26 minutes. With just over five minutes remaining in the first half and the Jayhawks (91) in complete control, Withey caught the ball in the paint, rose for a shot, had the ball knocked away, tried to bat it in out of midair, corralled the miss, dropped it in and was fouled. The Spiders were helpless to stop any of it, and the dejected looks on the faces of all five Richmond players on the floor said it all. “We knew that he would score tonight,” Mooney said of KU’s 7-foot center. “But he was able to score a little bit too easily on us.” Withey’s old-fashioned three-point play pushed KU’s lead to 31-11 with 5:08 to play in the first half and was just one of more than

a dozen moments in which he impacted the game. Most of Withey’s damage came in the first half, when he made five of seven shots and led both teams in points (11) and rebounds (eight). He finished 7-of-9 shooting and made three of the four free throws he attempted while adding two assists and two steals. “He’s a great player,” Mooney said. “How much he’s improved over the course of his career, which has been well documented, is really impressive, and it’s a credit to him and the coaches and the program.” The play of KU’s other seniors was more than enough to support Withey’s night, as point guard Elijah Johnson finished with eight points and seven assists, power forward Kevin Young added eight points and nine rebounds, and wing Travis Releford made all but one shot he took and finished with 11 points, two steals and two assists. All four played at or below their season average for minutes. “I thought they were every bit as good as advertised,” Mooney said. “And we weren’t able to compete as well as we would’ve liked. ... I’m most impressed with how they share the ball. ” The Spiders (9-3) said they most regretted how they let the game get out of hand so quickly. “Just to come out with more energy,” said Richmond guard Darien Brothers, asked what he would change if he could do it all again. “We let them get Nick Krug/Journal-World Photos on a couple of runs in the beginning, and we let that KANSAS FORWARD KEVIN YOUNG GETS A PUT-BACK DUNK OVER RICHMOND FORWARD TERRY ALLEN during the first half of KU’s 87-59 victory on Tuesday in Allen Fieldhouse. get to us.”

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I didn’t think they were expecting it at all. They did it again,” Withey said. “I like to pride myself on being a pretty good passer. Travis made it easy for me.” It’s not often 235-pounders like Withey can shuffle their feet quickly enough to get in position for steals that lead to layups. “Early in Jeff’s career, people wanted him to be a different type of player,” said Pollard, who joked that Pollard is still “the best San Diegoan in KU history.” “They wanted him to be a banger and mess people up inside. That’s never been Jeff’s game. He’s always played this way, he just didn’t know how to display it. Last year and this year, he’s finally been able to play Jeff Witheystyle basketball. As Jayhawk fans are seeing now, it’s a pretty effective way of playing basketball.” KU coach Bill Self was impressed, noting: “There’s no question who the best player of the game was ... Withey was terrific, denying elbow passes and leading the break.” Withey scored 11 points off 5-of-7 shooting and had eight boards the first half as KU stormed to a 39-18 lead and never felt threatened the second half. “They played a weird defense, so a lot of times I got matched up with a guard on the post. That made it a lot easier,” Withey said. The Jayhawks (9-1) held Richmond to 32.8 percent shooting. The Spiders (93) hit nine of 32 threes, four of 16 the first half. “Our scout team did a great job preparing us,” Withey said. “We knew they could shoot. We keyed in on that. We knew exactly what they were going to run because our scout team did such a great job.” Ben McLemore scored 14 points, while Releford had 11 and Naadir Tharpe

KANSAS FORWARD KEVIN YOUNG, TOP, and Richmond guard Darien Brothers hit the floor chasing a possession.

BOX SCORE RICHMOND (59)

MIN FG FT REB PFTP m-a m-a o-t Greg Robbins 20 0-2 1-2 0-0 4 1 A. Nelson-Ododa 21 3-3 4-8 5-9 2 11 Derrick Williams 29 4-12 4-8 3-5 2 14 Cedrick Lindsay 30 4-8 2-3 0-2 1 12 Darien Brothers 30 4-11 0-0 0-0 0 11 Kendall Anthony 25 2-10 0-0 0-0 2 5 Wayne Sparrow 14 1-7 1-1 0-0 4 3 Terry Allen 13 1-2 0-0 1-7 1 2 Deion Taylor 11 0-2 0-0 1-1 0 0 Trey Davis 7 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 team 1-2 Totals 19-58 12-22 11-2617 59 Three-point goals: 9-32 (Brothers 3-7, Williams 2-6, Lindsay 2-6, NelsonOdoda 1-1, Anthony 1-4, Taylor 0-1, Allen 0-1, Robbins 0-2, Sparrow 0-4). Assists: 9 (Robbins 2, Sparrow 2, Nelson-Ododa, Williams, Lindsay, Brothers, Anthony). Turnovers: 8 (Lindsay 3, Brothers 2, NelsonOdoda, Sparrow, Allen). Blocked shots: 6 (Nelson-Ododa 2, Brothers 2, Williams, Allen). Steals: 6 (Robbins 2, Lindsay, Brothers, Anthony, Allen). KANSAS (87)

KANSAS CENTER JEFF WITHEY ROLLS AROUND Richmond forward Derrick Williams, left, during the second half. a career-high 11 off 4-of-5 shooting. KU hit 59 percent of its shots, including six of 16 from three. “We controlled the game pretty well from start to finish tonight,” Self said. “Our biggest lead was 37. Our biggest lead against Belmont was 41, and our biggest lead against Colorado was in the 40s (in last three games, all at home and all routs). “Our defense was good. We didn’t turn them over (Richmond had eight turnovers to KU’s 12), but we didn’t give up any backdoor layups (vs. Princeton

style offense). We were pretty efficient and had a good, balanced effort.” One led by Withey, whose next target is Eric Chenowith, who had 242 blocks at KU. Nick Collison had 243, Cole Aldrich 253 and Ostertag 258. “It’s definitely a goal of mine, eventually get to the top,” Withey said. “I’m more happy with the win than my individual stats.” Noted Pollard: “I’m happy for Jeff. There’s four guys ahead of him now that will be happy if he passes them as well, all the way up to Greg Oster-

MIN FG FT REB PFTP m-a m-a o-t Kevin Young 19 4-4 0-0 2-9 2 8 Jeff Withey 26 7-9 3-4 4-13 2 17 Elijah Johnson 28 3-9 2-2 0-1 1 8 Ben McLemore 26 5-9 2-3 2-7 3 14 Travis Releford 29 4-5 2-2 0-1 1 11 Naadir Tharpe 17 4-5 0-0 0-3 0 11 Perry Ellis 16 4-5 0-2 0-0 1 8 Jamari Traylor 13 1-2 0-0 2-4 3 2 Andrew White III 11 0-5 0-0 1-4 3 0 Rio Adams 6 2-4 0-0 0-0 0 4 Evan Manning 3 1-2 0-0 0-1 2 2 Tyler Self 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Niko Roberts 2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 Christian Garrett 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 2-3 Totals 36-61 9-13 13-4618 87 Three-point goals: 6-16 (Tharpe 3-4, McLemore 2-3, Releford 1-1, Manning 0-1, Johnson 0-3, White 0-4). Assists: 17 (Johnson 7, Tharpe 3, Withey 2, Releford 2, McLemore, Adams, Traylor). Turnovers: 12 (Withey 3, Johnson 3, McLemore 2, Traylor 2, Releford, White). Blocked shots: 7 (Withey 4, White 2, Traylor). Steals: 7 (Withey 2, Releford 2, Tharpe 2, McLemore). Richmond 18 41 — 59 Kansas 39 48 — 87 Officials: Paul Janssen, Tom Eades, JB Caldwell. Attendance: 16,300.

KANSAS GUARD ANDREW WHITE III puts up a three over Richmond defender Terry Allen.

tag. I wish Jeff success. I think he has a chance at it (block record), and I hope he gets it.” KU will meet Ohio State KANSAS’ ELIJAH JOHNSON (15) AND JEFF WITHEY at 3 p.m. Central time Sat- SWOOP IN to defend against a shot by Richmond urday in Columbus, Ohio. guard Kendall Anthony.


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KANSAS GUARD BEN MCLEMORE, LEFT, FLUSHES AN ALLEY-OOP DUNK against Richmond during the second half. KU cruised to an 87-59 victory Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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played great shooting teams. We’ve played good driving teams. I feel like the only thing we haven’t done is go to somebody else’s house and try to bring the pain.” Richmond knows all about the pain Johnson referenced. Peter Parker would have had trouble scoring for the Spiders the way mobile 7-footer Jeff Withey, his eyes never losing the ball, his arms spanning the globe, made the lane a don’teven-think-about-it zone. Stat of the day, even better than Kansas going on an 18-0 run that spanned eight minutes and 16 seconds: Richmond made three shots inside the three-point line in the first half. That’s three two-point field goals in 20 minutes, which translates to one dusted spot on the Withey family trophy case for national defensive player of the year honors. How Withey’s defense and the team’s terrific ball movement at the other end withstand the hostility brought by the 19,200 spectators who will pack the Schottenstein Center will be revealed Saturday. Regardless of the outcome, there is a great deal to like about the lastest Kansas Top-10 basketball

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KANSAS CENTER JEFF WITHEY (5) DEFLECTS A SHOT by Richmond forward Derrick Williams during the second half. team. For one, it seems drama-free. No bad body language. Nobody seeming to play favorites. No glory hogs. No ballhogs. Nobody comes off as if he is forcing the right words out of his mouth when saying nice things about a teammate. When the team’s best player has an ego unaltered by the constant worship thrown the way of college basketball stars, that doesn’t hurt in developing strong team chemistry. When the best player so rapidly and constantly improves during his senior season, that challenges teammates to keep pace. Withey’s confidence is soaring, and

that of opponents withers at the sight of him. Self sounds confident about his team, but not all of his curiosity about it has been satisfied. “Now, we can go up there and hopefully take a real enthusiastic team up there, hunker down, see how tough we are and find out a lot about ourselves,” Self said. “... We need to have a good three days of preparation and go up there feeling good about ourselves, but understanding that this is going to be a true test of where we are right now. Right now, even though we played better, I still don’t know. This will clear some things up for us.” Withey will bring the

same quick feet and long reach to Columbus. The same starting five — one remarkably talented freshman and four seniors — will be called onto the floor before the opening tip. How will the Jayhawks handle the hostility? “Our guys have so much confidence playing at home, but to me it’s obviously much tougher on the road,” Self said. “You don’t play at home during the NCAA Tournament, so we need to figure out how to do it.” Tipoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. Three days before Christmas, for a two-hour window, don’t expect long lines at the stores in Lawrence.

KU SCHEDULE Exhibition Oct. 30 — Emporia State, W 88-54 Nov. 5 — Washburn, W 62-50 Regular season Nov. 9 — Southeast Missouri State in CBE Classic, W 74-55 (1-0) Nov. 13 — Michigan State in Atlanta in Champions Classic, L 64-67 (1-1) Nov. 15 — Chattanooga in CBE Classic, W 69-55 (2-1) Nov. 19 — Washington State in CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo., W 78-41 (3-1) Nov. 20 — Saint Louis in CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo., W 73-59 (4-1) Nov. 26 — San Jose State, W 70-57 (5-1) Nov. 30 — Oregon State in Kansas City, Mo., W 84-78 (6-1) Dec. 8 — Colorado, W 90-54 (7-1) Dec. 15 — Belmont, W 89-60 (8-1) Dec. 18 — Richmond, W 87-59 (9-1) Dec. 22 — at Ohio State, 3 p.m. Dec. 29 —American, 7 p.m.

Jan. 6 — Temple, 12:30 or 3:30 p.m. Jan. 9 — Iowa State, 6 p.m. Jan. 12 — at Texas Tech, 3 p.m. Jan. 14 — Baylor, 8 p.m. Jan. 19 — at Texas, 1 p.m. Jan. 22 — at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 — Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Jan. 28 — at West Virginia, 8 p.m. Feb. 2 — Oklahoma State, 3 p.m. Feb. 6 — at TCU, 8 p.m. Feb. 9 — at Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Feb. 11 — Kansas State, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 — Texas, 8 p.m. Feb. 20 — at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. Feb. 23 — TCU, 3 p.m. Feb. 25 — at Iowa State, 8 p.m. March 2 — West Virginia, 1 p.m. March 4 — Texas Tech, 6 p.m. March 9 — at Baylor, 5 p.m. March 13-16 — Big 12 KANSAS GUARD ELIJAH JOHNSON CELEBRATES tournament in Kansas A DUNK by teammate Ben McLemore against Richmond. City, Mo.

Kansas University sophomore Naadir Tharpe has some epic 1-on-1 battles with senior point guard Elijah Johnson at Jayhawk basketball practices. “We get after each other way more than we get after other people,” Johnson said after watching Tharpe score a career-high 11 points while dishing three assists against no turnovers in KU’s 87-59 rout of Richmond on Tuesday in Allen Fieldhouse. “I don’t understand why we are doing that. We talked about it. It’s something we are fixing right now.” Backup point guard Tharpe — who hit four of five shots, including three of four from three — said he likes challenging himself while playing on the Red Team (second team) and going against the Blue Team starters. “I’m trying to not put myself on the Blue Team as much. I need to go against these guys (like Johnson) and get ready for the game,” Tharpe said. “My teammates encouraged me in practice to keep shooting. Travis (Releford), Elijah and the rest of the dudes tell me to keep shooting, as well as coach. I’m going to miss shots. If my teammates are encouraging me as well as my coach and want me to keep shooting, I know there’s a time it’s going to fall,” added Tharpe, who entered the game six of 21 from three. Coach Bill Self said Tharpe had the “yellow light,” not a green light, as far as shooting the trey. “He gets confused,” Self said. “He wants to dribble in there among the giants and shoot over them as opposed to shooting an open

three. That’s the best-percentage shot for him, open jump shots because he can shoot the ball.” Tharpe played 17 minutes, Johnson 28. “Sometimes when I am in the game and look up to see he’s looking to get the ball and push it up-court, and I can just go,” Johnson said. “That is comfortable a lot of times instead of having to chase the ball down. I hope he keeps playing like this. I hope he gets better so he can actually pull some weight for us.” O

Self was asked if the team has bought in defensively: “I think our starters have. I’m not sure everybody has. I’m not sure Naadir and Perry (Ellis) and Jamari (Traylor) have because Naadir has potential to do that. I think it’s still new to Perry and Jamari. I think they have made great strides. I’m not sure collectively we have eight guys you feel no matter who is guarding who we can get a stop and get teams out of their comfort zone. For the most part, it’s not bad. It’s getting better. Kevin (Young) can improve in that area.” O

Stats, facts: KU is 9-1 or better for the third time in the last four seasons and the fifth time in the 10-year Self era. ... KU has won eight consecutive games. ... KU has won 61 straight nonconference home games. ... KU is 688107 all-time in Allen. ... KU led all 40 minutes against Richmond, marking the seventh-straight contest the Jayhawks have not surrendered a lead. KU has now led for 293 minutes, 36 seconds consecutively, dating to the Nov. 15 win over Chattanooga. ... KU is outscoring opponents 107-50 in the opening five minutes of games.

KANSAS GUARD NAADIR THARPE (1) DEFENDS against a pass from Richmond guard Cedrick Lindsay.


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NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division New York Brooklyn Boston Philadelphia Toronto

W 18 13 12 12 7

L 6 11 12 13 19

Pct .750 .542 .500 .480 .269

GB — 5 6 61⁄2 12

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

Str L-1 L-2 L-3 L-4 W-3

Home Away Conf 10-1 8-5 12-2 8-6 5-5 10-5 8-4 4-8 7-9 8-7 4-6 7-9 5-5 2-14 3-8

Pct .727 .682 .458 .304 .136

GB — 1 6 91⁄2 13

L Pct 10 .583 10 .565 12 .520 20 .259 21 .192

GB — 1⁄2 11⁄2 81⁄2 10

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GB 1⁄2 — 51⁄2 6 12 1-9

L-7

3-10 2-8

L 4 12 12 11 12

Pct .833 .538 .538 .522 .478

GB — 7 7 71⁄2 81⁄2

L10 10-0 6-4 5-5 7-3 5-5

Str W-11 W-3 W-1 L-2 W-3

Home Away Conf 14-2 6-2 11-2 7-1 7-11 10-6 9-2 5-10 9-10 7-3 5-8 6-5 7-4 4-8 7-6

L 6 8 14 15 17

Pct .750 .667 .440 .400 .292

GB — 2 71⁄2 81⁄2 11

L10 10-0 8-2 4-6 3-7 3-7

Str W-10 W-1 W-2 W-3 L-5

Home Away Conf 10-3 8-3 10-3 6-3 10-5 6-6 7-6 4-8 7-10 8-5 2-10 6-6 6-7 1-10 4-11

Southeast Division Miami Atlanta Orlando Charlotte Washington

W 16 15 11 7 3

L 6 7 13 16 19

Central Division Chicago Milwaukee Indiana Detroit Cleveland

W 14 13 13 7 5

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division Memphis San Antonio Houston Dallas New Orleans

W 16 19 12 12 5

L 6 8 12 13 18

W 20 14 14 12 11

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

W 18 16 11 10 7

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Bulls 100, Celtics 89 CHICAGO — Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer scored 21 points apiece, Joakim Noah had a triple-double, and Chicago beat Boston. Noah had 11 points, 13 reL10 Str Home Away Conf bounds and a career-high7-3 W-2 12-2 4-4 8-3 tying 10 assists for his sec7-3 W-1 8-4 7-3 9-3 ond career triple-double, 6-4 W-3 6-6 5-7 4-9 and the Bulls avenged a 101-95 home loss to Boston 0-10 L-11 5-10 2-6 5-7 3-7 L-4 2-9 1-10 1-13 on Nov. 12. Nate Robinson scored 18 points for Chicago and L10 Str Home Away Conf keyed a fourth-quarter 8-2 W-1 8-6 6-4 10-3 surge that put the game out of reach. 6-4 W-1 7-5 6-5 11-5 Rajon Rondo led the 6-4 L-1 7-3 6-9 7-6 Celtics with 26 points and 2-8 L-5 5-8 2-12 5-7 eight assists. Paul Pierce 1-9 L-4 3-8 2-13 3-13 added 16 points. The Celtics have lost a season-high three straight games, all on the road. The Bulls improved to 4-2 in the second of L10 Str Home Away Conf back-to-back games this 6-4 W-2 10-2 6-4 8-5 season. Chicago bounced 6-4 L-2 8-2 11-6 10-6 back from an 80-71 loss in Memphis on Monday, put5-5 W-1 9-5 3-7 3-10 ting up their lowest point 5-5 W-1 8-3 4-10 5-6 total in five seasons.

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BOSTON (89) Pierce 6-10 2-4 16, Bass 3-9 1-1 7, Garnett 5-10 0-0 10, Rondo 9-18 6-8 26, Lee 7-11 0-0 14, Wilcox 2-3 0-0 4, Sullinger 0-6 1-2 1, Terry 1-2 0-0 2, Green 1-6 0-0 3, Barbosa 1-6 4-4 6, Collins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-81 14-19 89. CHICAGO (100) Deng 5-9 11-12 21, Boozer 10-17 1-2 21, Noah 4-7 3-3 11, Hinrich 0-2 0-0 0, Belinelli 3-8 4-4 10, Gibson 6-9 1-1 13, Teague 0-1 0-0 0, Butler 3-6 0-0 6, Robinson 6-12 1-2 18, Mohammed 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 37-74 21-24 100. Boston 23 25 22 19— 89 Chicago 28 27 24 21—100 3-Point Goals-Boston 5-10 (Pierce 2-3, Rondo 2-3, Green 1-2, Lee 0-1, Barbosa 0-1), Chicago 5-9 (Robinson 5-7, Belinelli 0-1, Hinrich 0-1). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Boston 43 (Garnett, Bass 8), Chicago 48 (Noah 13). AssistsBoston 18 (Rondo 8), Chicago 28 (Noah 10). Total Fouls-Boston 18, Chicago 15. A-21,825 (20,917).

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BOSTON’S PAUL PIERCE, RIGHT, GOES UP FOR A LAYUP as Chicago’s Joakim Noah defends. The Bulls defeated the Celtics, 100-89, on Tuesday night in Chicago.

Leaders

Tuesday’s games Toronto 113, Cleveland 99 Atlanta 100, Washington 95, OT Utah 92, Brooklyn 90 Miami 103, Minnesota 92 Chicago 100, Boston 89 Milwaukee 98, Indiana 93 Dallas 107, Philadelphia 100 Denver 112, San Antonio 106 New Orleans at Golden State, (n) Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, (n)

Today’s games Brooklyn at New York, 6 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 6 p.m. Utah at Indiana, 6 p.m. Washington at Orlando, 6 p.m. Cleveland at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Houston, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Milwaukee at Memphis, 8:30 p.m. Golden State at Sacramento, 9 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday’s games Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Miami at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Denver at Portland, 9 p.m.

How former Jayhawks fared Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 12. Reb: 0. Ast: 0. Min: 23. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 2. Reb: 0. Ast: 0. Min: 4. Xavier Henry, New Orleans Late game. Kirk Hinrich, Chicago Pts: 0. Reb: 2. Ast: 2. Min: 24. Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 16. Reb: 3. Ast: 4. Min: 27. Brandon Rush, Golden State Did not play (knee injury). Tyshawn Taylor, Brooklyn Did not play (coach’s decision).

THROUGH DEC. 17 Scoring Bryant, LAL Anthony, NYK Durant, OKC James, MIA Harden, HOU Aldridge, POR Westbrook, OKC Mayo, DAL Pierce, BOS Curry, GOL Wade, MIA Lee, GOL Ellis, MIL Parker, SAN Lillard, POR Gay, MEM Anderson, NOR Holiday, PHL Howard, LAL Rebounds Varejao, CLE Randolph, MEM Howard, LAL Lee, GOL Asik, HOU Noah, CHI Hickson, POR Jefferson, UTA Duncan, SAN Faried, DEN

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AVG 29.5 27.9 27.1 25.4 25.1 21.0 20.8 20.4 19.7 19.7 19.4 19.2 19.0 19.0 18.8 18.6 18.6 18.4 18.2

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OFFDEF TOT AVG 135 216 351 14.6 107 172 279 12.7 92 206 298 11.9 74 201 275 11.5 80 189 269 11.2 86 156 242 10.5 89 141 230 10.5 54 194 248 10.3 45 207 252 10.1 100 149 249 10.0

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

G 24 26 24 21 24 25 25 24 25 24 24 23 25 23 21 22 22 23 23 22 25 24 25 27 24 24 23 23 24 21

Pts 2539 2712 2495 2166 2470 2552 2541 2439 2497 2397 2390 2241 2434 2233 2036 2120 2113 2207 2206 2105 2388 2265 2350 2521 2231 2221 2127 2114 2185 1886

Avg 105.8 104.3 104.0 103.1 102.9 102.1 101.6 101.6 99.9 99.9 99.6 97.4 97.4 97.1 97.0 96.4 96.0 96.0 95.9 95.7 95.5 94.4 94.0 93.4 93.0 92.5 92.5 91.9 91.0 89.8

G 22 23 24 24 23 22 21 24 24 24 24 27 22 26 21 23 23 21 24 25 25 25 23 25 25 24 25 24 24 23

Pts 1979 2079 2170 2234 2157 2069 1977 2273 2287 2311 2319 2618 2139 2532 2047 2252 2257 2061 2361 2479 2483 2494 2298 2514 2522 2423 2530 2438 2489 2389

Avg 90.0 90.4 90.4 93.1 93.8 94.0 94.1 94.7 95.3 96.3 96.6 97.0 97.2 97.4 97.5 97.9 98.1 98.1 98.4 99.2 99.3 99.8 99.9 100.6 100.9 101.0 101.2 101.6 103.7 103.9

Raptors 113, Cavaliers 99 CLEVELAND — Jose (92) Calderon scored a season- UTAH Ma.Williams 5-11 1-2 11, Millsap 6-11 high 23 points, and the 0-1 12, Jefferson 8-15 0-0 16, M. Williams 4-4 19, Foye 3-7 0-0 8, Favors 4-10 Raptors won on the road 6-17 5-6 13, Hayward 2-3 3-3 7, Carroll 1-2 for the second time this 0-0 2, Kanter 1-2 0-0 2, Tinsley 1-5 0-0 2. season by beating Cleve- Totals 37-83 13-16 92. BROOKLYN (90) land. Wallace 5-10 0-1 11, Humphries 3-5 The Raptors snapped 2-2 8, Lopez 5-12 6-7 16, D.Williams 5-12 14, Johnson 7-15 4-4 21, Bogans 0-2 an 11-game skid on the 4-6 0-0 0, Blatche 4-7 0-0 8, R.Evans 0-4 1-2 road, winning away from 1, C.Watson 3-6 0-0 9, Brooks 1-4 0-0 2. 33-77 17-22 90. home for the first time Totals Utah 20 24 26 22 — 92 since Nov. 13 when they Brooklyn 24 33 17 16 — 90 3-Point Goals-Utah (M. Williams beat Indiana. Toronto, 3-7, Foye 2-5, Hayward5-20 0-1, Carroll 0-1, which is 2-14 on the Ma.Williams 0-3, Tinsley 0-3), Brooklyn road, has also won three 7-17 (C.Watson 3-4, Johnson 3-6, 1-2, Bogans 0-2, D.Williams in a row for the first time Wallace 0-3). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsUtah 53 (Jefferson 11), Brooklyn 45 this season. 11). Assists-Utah 23 (M. Alan Anderson hit (Humphries Williams 6), Brooklyn 16 (D.Williams three three-pointers in 5). Total Fouls-Utah 24, Brooklyn 19. defensive three the fourth quarter and fin- Technicals-Brooklyn second. A-15,835 (17,732). ished with 18 points. Amir Johnson scored 17 points, Heat 103, and DeMar DeRozan addTimberwolves 92 ed 16. MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 24 points, LeBron TORONTO (113) Pietrus 1-4 0-0 3, Davis 2-7 0-0 4, James added 22 points and Valanciunas 3-6 2-4 8, Calderon 10-15 11 assists, and Miami sur0-0 23, DeRozan 4-9 8-8 16, Johnson 6-7 5-5 17, Kleiza 2-6 6-7 10, Anderson 6-12 vived a huge rebounding 1-2 18, Ross 1-2 0-0 3, Lucas 4-7 1-1 11. differential to beat MinTotals 39-75 23-27 113. nesota. CLEVELAND (99) Gee 6-8 2-3 15, Thompson 5-8 0-1 10, Chris Bosh scored 15 Varejao 5-12 12-16 22, Irving 9-16 3-5 points, and Mario Chalm23, Waiters 4-13 0-2 8, Miles 4-7 3-3 13, Zeller 1-2 0-0 2, Walton 0-1 0-0 0, Gibson ers added 12 for the Heat, 2-3 0-0 6, Sloan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-70 who gave up 21 of the 20-30 99. Toronto 22 27 29 35—113 game’s first 24 rebounds Cleveland 29 24 23 23— 99 and wound up getting 3-Point Goals-Toronto 12-24 beaten 52-24 on the boards (Anderson 5-7, Calderon 3-6, Lucas 2-3, Ross 1-1, Pietrus 1-3, DeRozan 0-1, — yet still won. Kleiza 0-3), Cleveland 7-16 (Gibson 2-3, Andrei Kirilenko scored Miles 2-4, Irving 2-5, Gee 1-1, Walton 0-1, Waiters 0-2). Fouled Out-Miles. 22 for Minnesota, which Rebounds-Toronto 42 (Valanciunas played without guard 7), Cleveland 42 (Varejao 10). AssistsRicky Rubio, who’s beToronto 25 (Calderon 6), Cleveland 19 (Irving 7). Total Fouls-Toronto ing eased back after re24, Cleveland 26. Technicals-Lucas. covering from knee surFlagrant Fouls-Johnson. A-13,233 gery. The Timberwolves (20,562). dropped their second Jazz 92, Nets 90 straight. NEW YORK — Mo Wil(92) liams scored 19 points, Al MINNESOTA Kirilenko 10-16 0-0 22, Love 2-10 7-8 Jefferson had 16 points 11, Pekovic 9-19 0-0 18, Ridnour 6-13 and 11 rebounds, and Utah 1-1 13, Shved 1-7 0-2 2, Barea 3-9 3-3 10, 1-2 0-0 2, Williams 2-6 3-4 beat Brooklyn despite Cunningham 8, Stiemsma 0-1 0-0 0, Amundson 3-3 0-1 nearly throwing away the 6. Totals 37-86 14-19 92. MIAMI (103) victory. James 8-18 4-5 22, Haslem 0-2 0-0 Utah turned it over on 0, Bosh 6-10 2-3 15, Chalmers 4-7 0-0 12, Wade 8-14 8-11 24, Allen 2-7 3-3 8, two inbounds passes in 1-3 0-0 2, Battier 3-8 0-0 9, Cole the final 31 seconds, the Anthony 3-6 1-1 8, Miller 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 36-77 last leading to a Nets steal. 18-23 103. 27 22 23 20— 92 They pushed it up and Minnesota Miami 21 31 28 23—103 got a potential go-ahead 3-Point Goals-Minnesota 4-17 three-pointer from Gerald (Kirilenko 2-3, Barea 1-3, Williams 1-3, 0-4, Ridnour 0-4), Miami 13-25 Wallace that missed. The Shved (Chalmers 4-6, Battier 3-7, James 2-5, Bosh 1-1, Miller 1-2, Allen 1-2, Cole 1-2). Jazz escaped when Reggie Out-None. Rebounds-Minnesota Evans’ follow shot was no Fouled 66 (Love 18), Miami 34 (James 7). good as time expired. Assists-Minnesota 17 (Shved 7), Miami Derrick Favors added 13 25 (James 11). Total Fouls-Minnesota Miami 18. Technicals-Minnesota points against his former 21, defensive three second, Haslem. franchise for the Jazz, who A-19,862 (19,600). improved to just 5-10 on Hawks 100, the road. Joe Johnson scored 21 Wizards 95, OT WASHINGTON — Lou Wilpoints for the Nets, who led for most of the game liams scored a season-high and by as many as 13 24 points, and Josh Smith points before dropping had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Atlanta to their second straight.

an overtime victory over Washington. Atlanta (157) has won all three meetings with the Wizards (319) this season. After Washington took a 93-92 lead on a jumper by Earl Barron with 3:05 to play in overtime, the Hawks scored six straight points — capped by DeShawn Steven’s threepointer — to go up five with 1:29 to play. ATLANTA (100) Korver 5-6 3-4 16, Smith 6-12 5-10 17, Horford 2-11 1-2 5, Teague 5-12 2-2 13, Harris 3-6 0-0 8, Pachulia 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 6-18 10-11 24, Johnson 2-5 1-2 5, Tolliver 2-3 0-0 4, Stevenson 3-3 1-3 8. Totals 34-78 23-34 100. WASHINGTON (95) Singleton 1-4 0-0 2, Webster 3-9 4-4 11, Okafor 3-9 0-0 6, Crawford 10-22 2-2 27, Beal 8-22 1-2 17, Nene 5-7 8-10 18, Seraphin 2-6 0-0 4, Livingston 0-1 2-2 2, Martin 2-5 0-2 4, Barron 2-10 0-0 4. Totals 36-95 17-22 95. Atlanta 28 24 20 18 10—100 Washington 22 24 23 21 5— 95 3-Point Goals-Atlanta 9-24 (Korver 3-4, Harris 2-5, Williams 2-7, Stevenson 1-1, Teague 1-2, Pachulia 0-1, Tolliver 0-1, Johnson 0-1, Smith 0-2), Washington 6-18 (Crawford 5-10, Webster 1-4, Martin 0-1, Beal 0-3). Rebounds-Atlanta 58 (Smith 13), Washington 61 (Barron 14). Assists-Atlanta 20 (Horford, Teague 6), Washington 28 (Crawford 11). Total Fouls-Atlanta 20, Washington 24. Technicals-Teague, Crawford. A-15,123 (20,308).

Bucks 98, Pacers 93 MILWAUKEE — Brandon Jennings scored 13 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, and Monta Ellis had 19 points, leading Milwaukee over Indiana. Jennings scored four straight points midway through the fourth quarter to give the Bucks an 89-85 lead with 4:10 remaining. Paul George drove the lane for Indiana for a dunk to cut the lead to two, but Jennings responded with a three-pointer from the top of the key with 3:30 remaining to give the Bucks a 92-87 lead. INDIANA (93) George 6-15 4-4 16, West 5-14 2-4 12, Hibbert 4-10 0-0 8, Hill 6-16 5-6 18, Stephenson 1-5 0-0 3, T.Hansbrough 2-2 5-6 9, Green 2-5 2-2 6, Mahinmi 5-9 4-6 14, B.Hansbrough 1-1 5-6 7, Young 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 32-80 27-34 93. MILWAUKEE (98) Daniels 3-4 0-0 7, Mbah a Moute 3-7 4-4 10, Sanders 2-4 1-2 5, Jennings 13-22 6-9 34, Ellis 8-23 3-4 19, Udoh 1-2 0-0 2, Ilyasova 1-7 0-0 2, Dunleavy 6-14 2-3 17, Lamb 0-2 0-0 0, Gooden 0-1 2-4 2. Totals 37-86 18-26 98. Indiana 25 23 18 27 — 93 Milwaukee 21 24 27 26 — 98 3-Point Goals-Indiana 2-8 (Stephenson 1-1, Hill 1-2, Young 0-1, George 0-4), Milwaukee 6-15 (Dunleavy 3-5, Jennings 2-5, Daniels 1-1, Ilyasova 0-1, Mbah a Moute 0-1, Ellis 0-2). Rebounds-Indiana 60 (George, Hibbert 10), Milwaukee 52 (Mbah a Moute 10). Assists-Indiana 15 (George 5), Milwaukee 18 (Ellis, Jennings 6). Total Fouls-Indiana 22, Milwaukee 29. Technicals-West. A-11,739 (18,717).

Mavericks 107, 76ers 100 DALLAS — O.J. Mayo scored 26 points, Chris Kaman added 20, and Dallas snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Philadelphia. Mayo and Kaman scored 17 of Dallas’ last 19 points to help the Mavericks win their seventh straight at home against the 76ers. Dorell Wright scored 25 points, and Spencer Hawes had 18 for the 76ers, who lost their fourth straight game. PHILADELPHIA (100) N.Young 3-6 1-1 8, T.Young 5-13 2-4 12, Brown 2-3 0-0 4, Turner 7-16 0-0 17, Richardson 5-14 0-0 11, D.Wright 8-18 2-2 25, Hawes 5-7 8-8 18, Ivey 0-1 0-0 0, Allen 1-1 0-0 2, Wayns 1-7 0-0 3, Wilkins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-86 13-15 100. DALLAS (107) Da.Jones 3-7 2-2 8, Marion 7-11 0-0 14, Kaman 9-15 2-4 20, Fisher 1-3 0-0 2, Mayo 8-12 8-9 26, Collison 2-7 7-8 12, Carter 1-4 0-0 3, B.Wright 5-6 0-0 10, Crowder 0-3 4-4 4, Do.Jones 3-4 2-2 8, Beaubois 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-72 25-29 107. Philadelphia 23 29 22 26 — 100 Dallas 28 29 19 31 — 107 3-Point Goals-Philadelphia 13-35 (D.Wright 7-13, Turner 3-6, N.Young 1-3, Wayns 1-5, Richardson 1-7, Ivey 0-1), Dallas 4-11 (Mayo 2-2, Collison 1-2, Carter 1-3, Crowder 0-2, Da.Jones 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsPhiladelphia 47 (Brown, T.Young, Hawes 7), Dallas 41 (Marion 9). AssistsPhiladelphia 23 (Wayns 9), Dallas 19 (Mayo 8). Total Fouls-Philadelphia 21, Dallas 13. Technicals-Philadelphia defensive three second. A-20,162 (19,200).

Nuggets 112, Spurs 106 DENVER — Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 28 points and outplayed Tim Duncan down the stretch as Denver beat San Antonio. Duncan had 31 points — also a season high — to go along with 18 rebounds for the Spurs, who closed a 15-point lead to three with 3:38 left before the Nuggets closed it out for their third straight win. SAN ANTONIO (106) Green 1-10 0-0 3, Duncan 11-25 9-10 31, Splitter 5-8 0-1 10, Parker 4-12 3-3 13, Neal 1-5 0-0 3, Ginobili 5-15 4-4 16, Diaw 2-2 0-0 4, Jackson 2-8 0-0 5, Bonner 1-1 0-0 3, De Colo 1-1 0-0 3, Mills 5-8 0-0 15. Totals 38-95 16-18 106. DENVER (112) Gallinari 9-21 7-8 28, Faried 6-11 7-9 19, Koufos 2-6 0-0 4, Lawson 4-15 4-4 12, Iguodala 6-9 0-0 14, McGee 3-6 4-10 10, Brewer 6-11 2-5 16, A.Miller 2-6 4-4 8, Mozgov 0-2 1-2 1. Totals 38-87 29-42 112. San Antonio 28 20 27 31 — 106 Denver 26 29 35 22 — 112 3-Point Goals-San Antonio 14-36 (Mills 5-8, Parker 2-3, Ginobili 2-9, De Colo 1-1, Bonner 1-1, Neal 1-2, Jackson 1-4, Green 1-8), Denver 7-19 (Gallinari 3-10, Iguodala 2-2, Brewer 2-4, Lawson 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-San Antonio 50 (Duncan 18), Denver 71 (Koufos 14). Assists-San Antonio 28 (Duncan, Ginobili 6), Denver 23 (A.Miller 7). Total Fouls-San Antonio 25, Denver 17. A-17,092 (19,155).


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Top 25 Men No. 7 Ohio State 65, Winthrop 55 COLUMBUS, OHIO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Deshaun Thomas scored 21 points â&#x20AC;&#x201D; missing nine straight shots at one point and making five in a row at another â&#x20AC;&#x201D; to lead Ohio State past Winthrop on Tuesday night. It was the last tune-up for the Buckeyes (9-1) before Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rematch with No. 9 Kansas. The Jayhawks beat them twice last year, once at Allen Fieldhouse and then in the Final Four. Whether Ohio State was looking past Winthrop (45) and ahead to Kansas, or whether the Eagles just played well and the Buckeyes did not, the game was in doubt until Thomas got hot. Lenzelle Smith Jr. added 14 points for the Buckeyes, who have won four in a row, all at home, since a 73-68 defeat at No. 2 Duke on Nov. 28 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a game the Buckeyes led most of the way. Thomas added nine rebounds and a career-high four assists. WINTHROP (4-5) Jerome 3-7 1-2 8, Brown 1-2 2-2 4, Bourne 2-5 2-2 6, Smith 2-7 0-0 6, Henry 5-12 0-1 12, Gamble 3-10 0-1 9, Diop 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-3 1-2 3, Farmer 2-4 1-2 7. Totals 19-50 7-12 55. OHIO STATE (9-1) Thomas 7-21 4-4 21, Thompson 1-3 0-0 2, Ravenel 2-3 3-4 7, Craft 2-5 3-4 8, Smith, Jr. 5-11 3-4 14, Scott 1-6 1-2 3, Ross 1-5 0-0 3, Williams 3-3 1-2 7, McDonald 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-57 15-20 65. Halftime-Ohio St. 31-30. 3-Point Goals-Winthrop 10-26 (Gamble 3-7, Farmer 2-3, Henry 2-6, Smith 2-6, Jerome 1-2, Johnson 0-2), Ohio St. 6-21 (Thomas 3-10, Ross 1-2, Craft 1-2, Smith, Jr. 1-5, Thompson 0-1, Scott 0-1). Fouled Out-Jerome. Rebounds-Winthrop 38 (Jerome 10), Ohio St. 36 (Thomas 9). Assists-Winthrop 8 (Henry 4), Ohio St. 14 (Craft 5). Total Fouls-Winthrop 21, Ohio St. 17. A-13,707.

No. 4 Arizona 89, Oral Roberts 64 TUCSON, ARIZ. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Mark Lyons scored 17 points, Grant Jerrett added 15, and Arizona defeated Oral Roberts. Arizona (9-0) pulled off an improbable victory over then-No. 5 Florida on Saturday and leaves for a tournament in Hawaii on Thursday. The Wildcats had no trouble keeping their focus, racing out to a 17-point firsthalf lead and shooting 57 percent overall. ORAL ROBERTS (5-5) Glover 8-12 2-2 18, Jackson 0-1 0-0 0, Niles 6-15 5-5 22, Roundtree 5-12 1-1 11, Bell-Holter 2-10 2-2 6, Conley 0-0 0-0 0, Lliteras 1-4 0-0 3, Billbury 1-5 2-2 4, Manghum 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-60 12-12 64. ARIZONA (9-0) Lyons 6-10 2-3 17, Johnson 4-8 2-2 12, Ashley 5-6 4-6 14, Tarczewski 4-4 0-2 8, Hill 4-8 4-4 12, York 1-2 0-0 2, Parrom 2-4 1-1 5, Mayes 1-4 0-0 2, Chol 1-5 0-0 2, Jerrett 6-8 0-0 15. Totals 34-59 13-18 89. Halftime-Arizona 45-31. 3-Point Goals-Oral Roberts 6-12 (Niles 5-7, Lliteras 1-3, Billbury 0-2), Arizona 8-16 (Jerrett 3-3, Lyons 3-5, Johnson 2-4, Parrom 0-1, York 0-1, Hill 0-2). Fouled Out-Tarczewski. Rebounds-Oral Roberts 27 (Bell-Holter 6), Arizona 37 (Ashley, Chol, Hill, Parrom 6). AssistsOral Roberts 7 (Niles 2), Arizona 20 (Lyons 7). Total Fouls-Oral Roberts 18, Arizona 13. Technical-Lyons. A-13,067.

No. 18 San Diego St. 76, Point Loma Nazarene 49 SAN DIEGO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Xavier Thames scored 17 points, and Chase Tapley added 15 as San Diego State beat Point Loma Nazarene, the Aztecsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; ninth straight victory since losing the season opener to No. 3 Syracuse.

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OHIO STATEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S EVAN RAVENEL, LEFT, draws a foul from Winthropâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Larry Brown. The Buckeyes won, 65-55, on Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio. The Aztecs (9-1) did just fine without leading scorer Jamaal Franklin, who sat out because of a back injury.

0-1, Southwell 0-3). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Texas Southern 26 (Sturdivant 9), Kansas St. 38 (Gipson 12). Assists-Texas Southern 15 (Penn 5), Kansas St. 21 (Rodriguez, Spradling 5). Total Fouls-Texas Southern 18, Kansas St. 11. A-12,005.

No. 20 Michigan State 64, Bowling Green 53 BOWLING GREEN, OHIO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Gary Harris and Denzel Valentine scored 12 points apiece to lead Michigan State.

Stephen F. Austin 56, Oklahoma 55 NORMAN, OKLA. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Taylor Smith scored 14 points, and Hal Bateman chipped in 13 as Stephen F. Austin held off Oklahoma in the final seconds.

MICHIGAN STATE (10-2) Nix 4-9 1-1 9, Appling 3-9 3-4 9, Harris 5-10 1-2 12, Dawson 5-11 0-1 10, Valentine 5-6 0-0 12, Gauna 1-1 0-0 2, Kearney 1-1 1-1 3, Payne 2-5 3-3 7, Trice 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-54 9-12 64. BOWLING GREEN (5-5) Calhoun 3-10 3-3 9, Orr 6-7 1-2 16, Black 1-2 0-2 2, Crawford 4-14 0-0 10, Kraus 0-4 2-2 2, Henderson 0-3 0-2 0, Sealey 1-2 0-0 2, Erger 1-3 1-1 3, Clarke 2-8 2-2 6, Holmes 1-5 1-2 3. Totals 19-58 10-16 53. Halftime-Michigan St. 34-29. 3-Point Goals-Michigan St. 3-9 (Valentine 2-2, Harris 1-3, Appling 0-2, Trice 0-2), Bowling Green 5-19 (Orr 3-3, Crawford 2-6, Calhoun 0-1, Henderson 0-1, Erger 0-2, Clarke 0-3, Kraus 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Michigan St. 38 (Nix 8), Bowling Green 35 (Calhoun 5). Assists-Michigan St. 10 (Appling, Dawson, Nix, Trice 2), Bowling Green 14 (Crawford 7). Total Fouls-Michigan St. 19, Bowling Green 14. A-4,291.

No. 25 N.C. State 88, Stanford 79 RALEIGH, N.C. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Lorenzo Brown scored 18 of his season-high 24 points after halftime to help North Carolina State pull away to beat Stanford. STANFORD (7-4) Randle 5-15 1-2 11, Allen 1-2 0-0 2, Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Huestis 5-10 0-0 10, Powell 10-21 3-4 23, Sanders 0-0 0-0 0, Bright 6-9 0-0 16, Nastic 0-1 0-0 0, Lemons 2-4 0-0 5, Brown 1-4 0-0 2, Verhoeven 1-1 0-0 2, Gage 3-7 0-0 8. Totals 34-75 4-6 79. NC STATE (8-2) Purvis 3-7 0-2 6, Howell 6-8 5-10 17, Brown 9-15 6-6 24, Leslie 6-10 4-5 16, Wood 5-10 2-2 17, T. Lewis 1-2 2-2 4, Vandenberg 0-1 0-0 0, Warren 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 32-57 19-27 88. Halftime-NC State 43-38. 3-Point Goals-Stanford 7-25 (Bright 4-7, Gage 2-5, Lemons 1-3, Huestis 0-1, Powell 0-2, Brown 0-2, Randle 0-5), NC State 5-15 (Wood 5-10, Purvis 0-1, Leslie 0-1, Brown 0-3). Fouled Out-Powell. Rebounds-Stanford 35 (Huestis, Powell 8), NC State 37 (Howell 12). AssistsStanford 19 (Bright, Powell 4), NC State 12 (Brown 5). Total Fouls-Stanford 21, NC State 12. A-15,772.

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN (8-1) Smith 7-15 0-1 14, Parker 2-4 0-0 5, Bateman 5-9 3-3 13, Bostic 4-18 0-0 9, Haymon 2-7 0-0 5, Walkup 3-6 2-2 8, Walker 1-2 0-0 2, Pinkney 0-0 0-0 0, Gajic 0-0 0-0 0, Asortse 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-61 5-6 56. OKLAHOMA (7-3) Mâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Baye 1-2 1-2 3, Osby 4-8 0-0 8, Pledger 6-14 0-0 12, Hornbeak 4-9 1-1 12, Cousins 0-4 1-2 1, Hield 3-11 3-4 9, Fitzgerald 3-5 0-0 6, Neal 0-1 0-0 0, Clark 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 22-58 8-11 55. Halftime-Oklahoma 30-26. 3-Point Goals-Stephen F. Austin 3-14 (Parker 1-2, Haymon 1-4, Bostic 1-5, Walkup 0-1, Walker 0-1, Bateman 0-1), Oklahoma 3-14 (Hornbeak 3-5, Neal 0-1, Cousins 0-1, Hield 0-1, Pledger 0-6). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Stephen F. Austin 37 (Smith 7), Oklahoma 38 (Hield 11). Assists-Stephen F. Austin 17 (Bateman 9), Oklahoma 6 (Hornbeak 3). Total Fouls-Stephen F. Austin 14, Oklahoma 16. A-8,572.

TCU 68, Southern 57 FORT WORTH, TEXAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Garlon Green scored 20 points, and TCU held Southern on two long second-half scoring droughts. SOUTHERN U. (4-6) Mitchell 3-7 2-4 8, Moore 2-6 0-0 4, Beltran 5-10 5-5 17, Grace 4-7 4-7 12, Monroe 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 1-5 2-2 4, Hyder 0-1 0-0 0, Miller 5-11 0-0 12, Bol 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-50 13-18 57. TCU (7-4) Crossland 3-5 2-4 8, McKinney 5-6 2-4 12, Anderson 4-9 2-2 11, Butler Lind 0-4 3-4 3, Green 7-15 3-4 20, Ray 3-6 0-1 6, Abron 2-3 4-4 8, Zurcher 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-48 16-23 68. Halftime-TCU 35-31. 3-Point GoalsSouthern U. 4-17 (Beltran 2-5, Miller 2-6, Moore 0-1, Johnson 0-2, Grace 0-3), TCU 4-8 (Green 3-6, Anderson 1-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Southern U. 29 (Miller 8), TCU 33 (McKinney 9). Assists-Southern U. 7 (Grace 3), TCU 11 (Anderson 4). Total Fouls-Southern U. 19, TCU 16. A-3,896.

Big 12 Women

No. 3 Baylor 76, No. 10 Tennessee 53 WACO, TEXAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Brittney Big 12 Men Griner scored the first six points of the game, and Kansas State 78, third-ranked Baylor had Texas Southern 69 the first 17, extending its MANHATTAN â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Rodhome winning streak to 45 ney McGruder scored 26 in a row. points, and Thomas Gipson added 14 points and 12 TENNESSEE (7-2) Burdick 1-6 0-0 2, Spani 1-12 0-0 3, rebounds as Kansas State 2-7 2-4 6, Massengale 3-12 0-0 defeated Texas Southern. Graves 7, Simmons 6-18 2-4 16, Jones 1-2 0-0 TEXAS SOUTHERN (1-10) Sturdivant 3-7 1-6 7, Clayborn 4-8 1-2 9, Gibbs 5-6 0-0 13, Strong 5-15 0-0 13, Penn 8-14 2-2 24, Ellington 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson-Danner 1-5 0-0 3, Sutton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-57 4-10 69. KANSAS STATE (8-2) Gipson 5-7 4-9 14, Southwell 4-10 0-0 8, Rodriguez 2-6 4-4 9, McGruder 12-17 2-4 26, Spradling 2-3 4-4 8, Irving 1-3 0-0 3, Lawrence 0-2 0-0 0, Diaz 0-2 0-0 0, Henriquez 4-4 0-1 8, Johnson 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 31-55 14-22 78. Halftime-Kansas St. 35-31. 3-Point Goals-Texas Southern 13-28 (Penn 6-8, Gibbs 3-4, Strong 3-11, JohnsonDanner 1-4, Ellington 0-1), Kansas St. 2-13 (Irving 1-3, Rodriguez 1-4, McGruder 0-1, Lawrence 0-1, Spradling

2, Williams 7-13 0-0 15, Moore 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 22-75 4-8 53. BAYLOR (9-1) Pope 4-8 3-7 11, Griner 8-19 1-2 17, Sims 3-5 2-2 8, Hayden 6-12 0-0 16, Madden 4-9 3-5 12, Johnson 1-4 0-0 2, Williams 2-6 0-0 4, Chandler 0-0 0-0 0, Prince 1-6 0-0 2, Fuquaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 1-1 0-0 2, Robertson 0-0 0-0 0, Agbuke 0-1 0-0 0, Higgins 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 31-72 9-16 76. Halftime-Baylor 41-16. 3-Point GoalsTennessee 5-23 (Simmons 2-9, Williams 1-3, Massengale 1-4, Spani 1-6, Burdick 0-1), Baylor 5-14 (Hayden 4-8, Madden 1-3, Sims 0-1, Prince 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Tennessee 47 (Williams 10), Baylor 54 (Pope 16). Assists-Tennessee 7 (Williams 6), Baylor 24 (Sims 8). Total FoulsTennessee 16, Baylor 8. A-9,249.

AP Top 25 Fared

Tuesday 1. Duke (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Cornell, Wednesday. 2. Michigan (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. Eastern Michigan, Thursday. 3. Syracuse (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Temple, Saturday. 4. Arizona (9-0) beat Oral Roberts 89-64. Next: vs. East Tennessee State, Saturday. 5. Louisville (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Florida International, Wednesday. 6. Indiana (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Mount St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Wednesday. 7. Ohio State (9-1) beat Winthrop 65-55. Next: vs. No. 9 Kansas, Saturday. 8. Florida (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Wednesday. 9. Kansas (9-1) beat Richmond 87-59. Next: at No. 7 Ohio State, Saturday. 10. Illinois (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 12 Missouri, Saturday. 11. Cincinnati (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Xavier, Wednesday. 12. Missouri (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 10 Illinois, Saturday. 13. Minnesota (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. Lafayette, Saturday. 14. Gonzaga (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Campbell, Wednesday. 15. Georgetown (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. American, Saturday. 16. New Mexico (11-0) did not play. Next: at New Mexico State, Wednesday. 17. Creighton (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Tulsa, Thursday. 18. San Diego State (8-1) vs. Point Loma Nazarene. Next: vs. San Francisco, Saturday. 19. Butler (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. Evansville, Saturday. 20. Michigan State (10-2) beat Bowling Green 64-53. Next: vs. Texas, Saturday. 21. UNLV (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Northern Iowa, Wednesday. 22. Notre Dame (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Kennesaw State, Wednesday. 23. North Carolina (8-2) did not play. Next: at Texas, Wednesday. 24. Oklahoma State (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Texas-Arlington, Wednesday. 25. N.C. State (8-2) beat Stanford 88-79. Next: vs. St. Bonaventure, Saturday.

College Men

EAST Iona 87, Liberty 69 Lafayette 86, Arcadia 62 Providence 79, Colgate 45 Stony Brook 64, Sacred Heart 59 UNC Asheville 79, Northeastern 73 Yale 112, Albertus Magnus 63 SOUTH Alabama A&M 59, Missouri St. 47 Auburn 81, Tennessee Tech 62 Charleston Southern 72, ETSU 51 Coll. of Charleston 76, Old Dominion 65 East Carolina 62, Gardner-Webb 60 Florida Gulf Coast 86, Southeastern (Fla.) 60 Georgia 58, Mercer 49 Hampton 72, American U. 65 Lipscomb 87, Austin Peay 84 Miami 72, UCF 50 Middle Tennessee 77, Tennessee St. 48 Robert Morris 66, LouisianaLafayette 61 South Florida 72, Youngstown St. 54 Southern Miss. 69, Georgia St. 67 Stetson 69, FAU 68 Tennessee 78, Presbyterian 62 VCU 76, W. Kentucky 44 Wake Forest 79, Furman 55 Wofford 94, Jacksonville 52 MIDWEST Akron 76, Ark.-Pine Bluff 46 Evansville 103, Oakland City 69 Kansas 87, Richmond 59 Kansas St. 78, Texas Southern 69 Michigan St. 64, Bowling Green 53 Nebraska-Omaha 74, Benedictine (Kan.) 70 Ohio St. 65, Winthrop 55 Purdue 66, Ball St. 56 W. Illinois 70, Ill.-Chicago 54 SOUTHWEST Houston Baptist 100, Arlington Baptist 61 Stephen F. Austin 56, Oklahoma 55 TCU 68, Southern U. 57 Texas A&M 66, Texas A&M-CC 54 FAR WEST Arizona 89, Oral Roberts 64 BYU 95, E. New Mexico 62

Big 12 Men

Overall League W L W L 9 1 0 0 8 1 0 0 8 2 0 0 5 2 0 0 8 3 0 0 7 3 0 0 7 3 0 0 7 4 0 0 6 4 0 0 4 5 0 0

Kansas Oklahoma State Kansas State Texas Tech Iowa State Oklahoma Baylor TCU Texas West Virginia Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Kansas 87, Richmond 59 Kansas State 78, Texas Southern 69 Stephen F. Austin 56, Oklahoma 55 TCU 68, Southern 57 Tonightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Iowa State at UMKC, 7 p.m. Alabama at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. UT Arlington at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. North Carolina at Texas, 8 p.m. Oakland at West Virginia, 8 p.m.

Kansas Men

Exhibition Oct. 30 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Emporia State, W 88-54 Nov. 5 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Washburn, W 62-50 Regular season Nov. 9 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Southeast Missouri State in CBE Classic, W 74-55 (1-0) Nov. 13 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Michigan State in Atlanta in Champions Classic, L 64-67 (1-1) Nov. 15 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Chattanooga in CBE Classic, W 69-55 (2-1) Nov. 19 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Washington State in CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo., W 78-41 (3-1) Nov. 20 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Saint Louis in CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo., W 73-59 (4-1) Nov. 26 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; San Jose State, W 70-57 (5-1)

Nov. 30 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oregon State in Kansas City, Mo., W 84-78 (6-1) Dec. 8 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Colorado, W 90-54 (7-1) Dec. 15 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Belmont, W 89-60 (8-1) Dec. 18 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Richmond, W 87-59 (9-1) Saturday â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Ohio State, 3 p.m. Dec. 29 â&#x20AC;&#x201D;American, 7 p.m. Jan. 6 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Temple, 12:30 or 3:30 p.m. Jan. 9 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Iowa State, 6 p.m. Jan. 12 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Texas Tech, 3 p.m. Jan. 14 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Baylor, 8 p.m. Jan. 19 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Texas, 1 p.m. Jan. 22 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Jan. 28 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at West Virginia, 8 p.m. Feb. 2 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oklahoma State, 3 p.m. Feb. 6 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at TCU, 8 p.m. Feb. 9 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Feb. 11 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kansas State, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Texas, 8 p.m. Feb. 20 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. Feb. 23 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; TCU, 3 p.m. Feb. 25 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Iowa State, 8 p.m. March 2 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; West Virginia, 1 p.m. March 4 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Texas Tech, 6 p.m. March 9 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; at Baylor, 5 p.m. March 13-16 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo.

College Women

EAST St. Bonaventure 79, Kent St. 42 SOUTH American U. 61, Md.-Eastern Shore 53 Appalachian St. 85, ETSU 57 Bethune-Cookman 74, UNC Asheville 57 Charlotte 57, NC A&T 47 E. Kentucky 68, W. Virginia St. 43 Louisville 75, Washington St. 39 Morehead St. 57, UAB 50 SC State 78, Coastal Carolina 55 Savannah St. 60, Alabama St. 48 Stetson 70, Georgia Southern 39 Tennessee St. 69, Lipscomb 60 Troy 88, Jacksonville 83, OT UT-Martin 87, Southern Miss. 80, OT Virginia 54, Coppin St. 44 Winthrop 78, High Point 61 MIDWEST Bradley 66, Ill.-Chicago 52 Butler 67, IUPUI 58 Cleveland St. 67, Mississippi 55 Dayton 90, Akron 59 DePaul 87, Loyola of Chicago 69 Detroit 88, IPFW 58 Green Bay 72, N. Dakota St. 37 Indiana St. 69, Chicago St. 35 Missouri 75, Morgan St. 50 S. Dakota St. 72, Delaware St. 57 Wyoming 64, Ball St. 61 Xavier 62, UNC Wilmington 52 SOUTHWEST Baylor 76, Tennessee 53 Lamar 64, Northwood (Texas) 19 Texas A&M-CC 52, Cornell 49 Texas St. 75, Kennesaw St. 61 Texas-Arlington 59, North Texas 50 UALR 78, Tulsa 51 FAR WEST BYU 67, UC Santa Barbara 39 New Mexico 68, New Mexico St. 44 UC Irvine 71, Utah St. 70

Big 12 Women

Overall League W L W L 8 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 9 1 0 0 8 1 0 0 7 1 0 0 7 1 0 0 8 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 5 3 0 0

Oklahoma State Kansas Baylor Texas Tech Kansas State Iowa State Oklahoma West Virginia Texas TCU Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Game Baylor 76, Tennessee 53 Tonightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Kansas State v. Texas A&M at Las Vegas, 2:30 p.m. Georgia at TCU, 7 p.m.

High School Boys

Abilene 65, Chapman 27 Andale 72, Circle 46 Andover Central 51, Maize South 42 Attica 47, Oxford 44 Baldwin 55, Eudora 35 Bennington 60, Moundridge 55 Berean Academy 56, Canton-Galva 37 Burlingame 61, Hartford 55 Cheney 77, Conway Springs 71, 2OT Clearwater 51, Wellington 44 Columbus 69, Galena 53 Concordia 45, Clay Center 23 Council Grove 53, Herington 41 Dodge City 50, Garden City 35 El Dorado 47, Rose Hill 31 Elkhart 59, Sublette 55 Eureka 61, Burlington 49 Fort Scott 45, Parsons 34 Fowler 72, Bucklin 23 Frankfort 57, Blue Valley 42 Garden Plain 63, Medicine Lodge 54 Goessel 49, Hope 31 Halstead 65, Sterling 53 Haven 60, Nickerson 48 Hillsboro 56, Smoky Valley 34 Kingman 56, Pratt 46 Labette County 48, Independence 47 Lakeside 35, Thunder Ridge 26 Lebo 41, Madison 34 Lincoln 36, Tescott 27 Little River 55, Elyria Christian 16 Marais des Cygnes Valley 50, Southern Coffey 29 Maur Hill - Mount Academy 61, Jackson Heights 42 McPherson 60, Buhler 33 Mulvane 58, Winfield 56 Natoma 59, Sylvan-Lucas 49 Nemaha Valley 42, Holton 40 Ness City 73, Ellis 64 Newton 95, Wichita Campus 40 Osage City 58, Mission Valley 53 Perry-Lecompton 52, Royal Valley 48 Republic County 59, Minneapolis 33 Sabetha 34, Hiawatha 25 Salina Central 56, Hutchinson 50 Southeast Saline 59, Ellsworth 43 St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Beloit 61, Pike Valley 38 Valley Center 44, Arkansas City 41 Valley Heights 54, Linn 39 Wamego 60, Centralia 38 Washburn Rural 60, Topeka West 28 Waverly 54, Olpe 51, OT Wichita Independent 64, Belle Plaine 25 Wichita Trinity 73, Bluestem 38

High School Girls

Abilene 56, Chapman 37 Andale 47, Circle 35 Andover 61, Goddard-Eisenhower 38 Andover Central 52, Maize South 30 Ashland 53, Hodgeman County 40 Atchison County 52, KC Christian 20 Baileyville-B&B 59, Pawnee City, Neb. 40 Baldwin 36, Eudora 26 Belle Plaine 45, Wichita Independent 42 Berean Academy 50, Canton-Galva 35 Bonner Springs 46, KC Piper 39 Bucklin 58, Fowler 21 Burlington 65, Eureka 23 Central Plains 70, Larned 32 Cherryvale 49, Erie 41 Clay Center 61, Concordia 39 Clearwater 29, Wellington 24 Conway Springs 41, Cheney 12 Council Grove 48, Herington 25 Douglass 54, Chaparral 53 Ellis 67, Ness City 46 Ellsworth 51, Southeast Saline 38 Fairfield 53, Kiowa County 51 Frankfort 46, Blue Valley 31 Fredonia 51, West Elk 22 Garden City 60, Dodge City 37 Garden Plain 62, Medicine Lodge 24 Goessel 43, Hope 30 Golden Plains 51, St. Francis 30 Haven 51, Nickerson 18 Hesston 66, Lyons 40 Hill City 65, Oakley 40 Hillsboro 66, Smoky Valley 29 Holcomb 75, Southwestern Hts. 31 Holton 46, Nemaha Valley 27 Jefferson West 56, Santa Fe Trail 45 Lakin 62, Wichita County 53 Lincoln 63, Tescott 40 Linn 41, Valley Heights 39 Little River 42, Elyria Christian 38 Madison 21, Lebo 20 Maur Hill - Mount Academy 38, Jackson Heights 31, OT McPherson 59, Buhler 29 Mill Valley 57, Lansing 26 Moundridge 56, Bennington 33 Mulvane 78, Winfield 44 Natoma 49, Sylvan-Lucas 40 Newton 53, Wichita Campus 21 Norton 59, Cambridge, Neb. 26 Olathe South 46, Highland Park 13 Olpe 51, Waverly 35 Osage City 38, Mission Valley 30 Perry-Lecompton 41, Royal Valley 30 Pike Valley 39, St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Beloit 24 Pratt 48, Kingman 16 Republic County 38, Minneapolis 33 Riley County 46, Rock Creek 36 Riverside 53, Troy 38 Rose Hill 52, El Dorado 34 Sabetha 54, Hiawatha 20 Salina Central 47, Hutchinson 25 Salina South 57, Derby 51, OT Sedgwick 39, Inman 37 Silver Lake 50, Rossville 31 Southern Cloud 56, Rock Hills 50 Sterling 63, Halstead 28 Sublette 51, Elkhart 44 Thunder Ridge 53, Lakeside 20 Valley Center 44, Arkansas City 27 Valley Falls 35, Onaga 26 Wamego 63, Centralia 27 Wheatland-Grinnell 58, Trego 35 White City 47, Solomon 29 Wichita Collegiate 44, Augusta 39 Wichita Trinity 61, Bluestem 23 Wilson 54, Chase 13

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Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no secret that liquor is a simple solution to holiday gift-giving. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see a lot of people lining up Dec. 26 to return bottles of 12-year-old Scotch. And what better way to embrace the spirit of giving than by giving a spirit? But letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s face it, sticking a ribbon on a generic bottle of booze can come across as a bit uninspired. Here, then, are a few suggestions to avoid a case of the blahs by choosing spirits that are good in the glass, but also do double duty in the kitchen, adding zest to seasonal dishes.

Appleton Estate Reserve Jamaica Rum A blend of 20 different rums thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s aged in oak barrels, Appleton Estate Reserve can be sipped on the rocks or in classic cocktails like the mai tai. Stove-side itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s good stirred into chocolate fondue with the spiced vanilla, nuts and candied orange flavors of the rum melting into the rich chocolate. An Appleton recipe calls for heating 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons plain or vanilla yogurt and a half cup of heavy whipping cream until hot but not boiling, then stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons of rum and pouring the whole thing over 7 ounces of chopped semisweet chocolate. Into a heated fondue pot it goes, and let the dipping commence. Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon There are two ways to serve turkey â&#x20AC;&#x201D; too dry or too raw. Wild Turkey bourbon, on the other hand, is ready at the twist of a cap, absolutely no basting required. Aged six-to-eight years, the drink can be served straight or as a mixer in cocktails like the newly fashionable Old Fashioned. On the culinary side, try boosting the brown-sugarplus-butter treatment for baked acorn squash halves by spooning a tablespoon of bourbon into the cavities, along with a dusting of cinnamon. It also is delicious stirred into buttered and mashed sweet potatoes. A little brown sugar in there is nice, too.

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It seemed like a tall order. I wanted an edible gift that was fast and easy to make, inexpensive, wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t spoil or need to be refrigerated, and that kids could be involved in. With so many caveats, the field is pretty narrow. The solution I came up with â&#x20AC;&#x201D; seasoned salts. The concept is simple. Blend salt with various seasonings, then package them nicely. The kids can even get in on decorating and labeling the jars. There are just a few things to remember as you do this. Most important is that seasoned salts â&#x20AC;&#x201D; whether prepared or purchased â&#x20AC;&#x201D; are intended as finishing salts. That means they should be used to season finished dishes, not during cooking. For gift purposes, I suggest planning for two kinds of salt â&#x20AC;&#x201D; powdered salt, which is intended for use on popcorn, and

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SAVORY SALT COMBINATIONS, clockwise from top left, using curry, fennel seed and oregano, are easy to make for gifts. flaked salt, which is for sprinkling over finished savory foods. First, the powdered salt. The powdered part of this is key. Movie theater popcorn tends to be perfectly salted because vendors use powdered salt; this adheres to the corn kernels far better than even fine grain salt does. Making powdered salt

sticks, 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (grind everything together)

1 pound kosher salt, 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice blend (mix the spice blend into the salt after it is ground)

1 pound kosher salt, 4 teaspoons garlic powder, 4 teaspoons smoked paprika (mix the spice blend into the salt after it is ground)

1 pound kosher salt, 2 1/2 tablespoons Sichuan pepper (grind everything together)

to the processor or blender at the same time. When selecting seasonings for popcorn salt, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t hesitate to get creative, even mixing sweet and savory flavors. But always aim to use seasonings with a similar texture as the powdered salt (finely ground seasonings such as cinnamon, paprika, garlic powder, etc.). For flake salts intended to use on savory foods, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll need to start with pricier flaked sea salt. You usually can find bargains on this variety at places such as Trader Joeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and similar retailers. With these salts, you simply mix them with the seasonings you want, then bottle them. Even easier than powdered salts. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve outlined a few suggestions for each variety.

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is simple. Use inexpensive kosher salt (usually about $1.50 for a 3-pound box), then run it through either a food processor or blender (you also can use a mortar and pestle for smaller batches) until it reaches the consistency of powdered sugar. Seasonings can be mixed in by hand after the salt is ground, or simply added

Savory salt combinations (Each makes 1 to 2 gifts, depending on jar size):

1/2 cup flaked salt, 2 teaspoons dried oregano, 2 teaspoons dried basil, 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 cup flaked salt, 1 1/2 tablespoons fennel seed, 2 teaspoons cumin seed, 2 teaspoons mustard powder

1/2 cup flaked salt, 2 teaspoons curry powder

Popcorn salt combinations (Each makes enough for 4 to 6 gifts, depending on jar size):

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Chocolate cake sets decadent mood Spanish white wine

By Alison Ladman

Associated Press

You want something rich and decadent for the holidays. Something chocolate. Something that will impress. Something that really screams celebration. But you don’t want to spend hours making it. The answer? A flourless chocolate cake. It’s like a baked truffle — simple, yet sensational enough to impress your guests. All you have Matthew Mead/AP Photo to do is dress it up with THIS FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE is like a baked truffle. whipped cream and fresh berries. Be sure to cut small 1/2 cup unsweetened slices from this; it really is over medium-high heat, cocoa powder, sifted amazingly rich. melt the butter. Remove Pinch of salt the pan from the heat and Flourless Chocolate 2 tablespoons brandy or stir in the chocolate bits Cake rum until completely melted and Start to finish: 1 hour, Whipped cream, to serve smooth. Stir in the coffee. plus cooling Fresh berries or shaved In a medium bowl, use Servings: 16 chocolate, to serve an electric mixer to beat 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) Heat the oven to 350 F. together the eggs, brown unsalted butter Coat an 8-inch cake pan with sugar, cocoa powder, 12 ounces bittersweet cooking spray. Line the botsalt and brandy for 2 to 3 chocolate bits tom of the pan with a piece minutes, or until slightly 3/4 cup strong brewed of parchment paper cut to fit. thickened. Beat in the coffee Set the cake pan in a larger chocolate-butter mixture. 6 eggs baking dish, such as a 9-byThe batter should resemble 3/4 cup packed brown 13-inch baking pan. a thick pudding. Pour the sugar In a medium saucepan batter into the cake pan,

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spice powder 1 apple, peeled and quartered 1 onion, peeled and quartered 1 orange, quartered 1 lemon, quartered For the sauce: 1 carrot, peeled and diced 1 rib celery, diced 2 shallots, minced 2 cups rich chicken stock or broth 2 cups Malmsey or Bual Madeira 2 sprigs fresh thyme Roasted neck, heart and gizzards (optional) 2 tablespoons wholegrain mustard 2 tablespoons orange marmalade (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Add the 1 1/2 gallons of cold water to a stockpot large enough to fit the goose or duck and brine mixture. Add the salt, sugar, bay leaves and peppercorns, and bring to a boil, until salt and sugar are dissolved. Cool thoroughly. Unwrap the goose/duck and remove anything in the cavity. (Feel free to roast the neck, heart and gizzards separately. You can place them in the sauce while it reduces.) Rinse and trim any excess fat from the neck and tail end of the bird and place it in the brine so it is completely submerged. Cover and refrigerate overnight, or up to 24 hours. Remove the bird from the brine and pat dry, inside and out, with paper towels. Carefully prick the skin with a paring knife, making sure not to cut all the way through to the meat. This will allow the fat to drain and baste the bird. It will also ensure a crispier skin. Sprinkle the bird cavity generously with salt, fivespice powder and pepper. Cut the onion, apple, orange and lemon, and place into the cavity. Place the bird, breast-side up, in a large roasting pan with rack, to keep the bird at least 1 inch off the bottom. Add up to 2 cups of warm water to the bottom of the pan. Roast at 350 F for 2 1/4 to 3 hours, until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 170 F. Remove bird from oven, cover loosely with foil and let rest at least 25 minutes before carving. To make the sauce: In a saucepan, sweat the aromatics (carrot, celery and shallots) over medium heat until softened. Add remaining ingredients except the marmalade, mustard and seasoning. Bring to a simmer, and cook until sauce is reduced by 1/2 to 2/3. Strain the reduction and whisk in marmalade, mustard and seasoning. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Serve on the side of carved bird with your favorite accompaniments. (Recipe from Ken Baker, Pachamama’s)

jiggling the pan to settle the batter so that it’s level. Place the larger pan with the cake pan in it into the oven. Being careful not to get any water on the cake batter, pour enough hot water in the larger pan to bring it halfway up the sides of the cake pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until the cake is slightly puffed and set in the middle. Carefully remove the pan from the oven; be careful not to splash the hot water. Remove the cake pan from the water bath and allow the cake to cool fully in the pan. Place a serving plate over the cake pan and invert so that the pan is on top of the serving plate. Lift the cake pan, then peel off the paper. Top with whipped cream and fresh berries or chocolate shavings. Nutrition information per serving: 340 calories; 250 calories from fat (74 percent of total calories); 28 g fat (16 g saturated; 0.5 g trans fats); 115 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 18 g sugar; 5 g protein; 40 mg sodium.

Braised lamb shanks, guests and other elements that is abundant with fruit. Also, if your pomegranate of the meal. a one-pot ‘wow’ and clementine are on the

In Chris Rieke’s family, pot roast is usually the main course at Christmas dinner. This one-pot recipe for braised lamb shanks is the same idea and just as easy, but the dish’s not-soeveryday cut of meat and bone-in presentation are even more special-occasion worthy. “This is kind of a nicer thing that can wow people,” said Rieke, who is executive chef at Teller’s, 746 Massachusetts St. Rieke suggests serving a fresh salad and green vegetable such as sauteed fresh green beans alongside this main dish.

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Salt and pepper 2 lamb shanks 1 can beer (pilsner) 32 ounces chicken stock or broth, or enough to cover all but 1 inch of shanks 3 cloves garlic 1/2 large white onion, chopped in to large pieces 3 celery stalks, chopped into large pieces 1 large potato, peeled and chopped into large pieces 1 large carrot, chopped into large pieces 2 tablespoons fresh herbs, such as rosemary or mint Heat the oven to 350 F. In a large, oven-safe pot or Dutch oven, heat oil to almost smoking. Sprinkle lamb shanks with salt and pepper. Sear shanks on all sides, just long enough to create a crisp, brown coating. Remove shanks from pot and set aside. Add vegetables to pot and sautée about a minute. Place shanks back in pot, add beer and chicken stock, bring to a boil. Remove pot from stove and place in oven, leaving uncovered. Simmer 2 1/2 hours. Serve vegetables alongside lamb shanks and sprinkle with fresh herbs. (Recipe from Chris Rieke, Teller’s)

Fruit salad is festive yet fresh Not all foods have to be overly difficult, decadent or sweet to be “of the season.” P a i g e Vandegrift, who teaches cooking classes at the Merc Vandegrift and blogs at forloveofthetable.com, said this festive, refreshing and beautifully colored salad — highlighted with clementines and pomegranates, both in season in December — would make a perfect first course for a dinner party. Except for the avocado, all the pieces of the salad can be prepared ahead so you can focus on your

Clementine and Pomegranate Salad with Avocado Servings: 6 to 8 For the dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoons white (or golden) Balsamic vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon clementine zest Salt and pepper 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil For the salad: 1 to 1 1/4 pounds clementines (or another seedless variety of Mandarin oranges or tangerines) 2 large ripe, but not too soft, avocados (preferably Haas) 8 small handfuls of mixed baby lettuces (about 5 to 6 ounces) 3/4 to 1 cup pomegranate seeds, from one medium pomegranate To make the vinaigrette, in a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt until smooth. While whisking, add the olive oil in a thin stream. You should obtain a lightly thickened emulsified vinaigrette. Taste and correct the balance and seasoning. The vinaigrette should be sharp (to balance the sweetness of the fruits). To prepare the clementines, cut the stem and blossom ends from the fruit. Place each fruit cut side down on the cutting board and, following the contour of the fruit with your knife, remove the peel and cottony pith — working from top to bottom and rotating the fruit as you go. When the clementines are all peeled, slice them cross-wise into 1/4-inch pinwheels. Set aside. When you are ready to make the salad, halve the avocados and remove the pit and peel. Cut each half in half lengthwise (to obtain a quarter) and slice the avocado cross-wise into 1/4inch slices. Drizzle with a bit of the vinaigrette and season with salt and pepper. In a large bowl, place the greens and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with a small amount of vinaigrette. Toss the greens with the vinaigrette, adding more vinaigrette if necessary, until all of the leaves are coated with a light film of dressing. Place half of the greens on a large platter. Nestle half of the avocado slices and clementine pinwheels into the greens, being careful not to flatten the greens. Scatter half of the pomegranate seeds over all. Arrange the rest of the greens on top, and tuck the remaining avocado slices and Clementine pinwheels into the salad, again scattering the pomegranate seeds over all. Drizzle with some of the remaining vinaigrette, if you like. (Alternatively, build the salad on individual salad plates.) Note: The amounts of clementine, avocado, salad greens and pomegranate seeds are only a guideline. The idea is to make a salad

acidic side, consider softening vinaigrette’s sharpness with a little extra oil or a teaspoon or so of honey. (Recipe from Paige Vandegrift, forloveofthetable.com)

Cocktails to get cozy with Once the main meal is over and the dishes are done, it’s time for a cocktail at Justin Lee’s large family Christmas get-togethers. Lee, general manager at Paisano’s Ristorante, 2112 W. 25th St., started creating holiday cocktails for the restaurant a couple of years ago. Drinks that are served hot or hinge on rich flavors like hazelnut, nutmeg and vanilla are perfect this time of year, Lee said. While a restaurant like Paisano’s keeps specialty liquors in stock, a better — and less expensive — approach for at-home mixing is choosing one recipe to serve as a signature drink at a party or family gathering.

Santa’s Little Helper 2 ounces Godiva White Chocolate liqueur 1 ounce Godiva Chocolate Raspberry vodka 2 ounces Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur) Shake with ice, strain into a martini glass rimmed with raspberry puree. (Recipe from Justin Lee, Paisano’s Ristorante) Workshop Cider 1 ounce Bushmills Irish Honey whiskey 1 ounce Tuaca Cinnaster (cinnamon and vanilla flavored Tuaca) Hot apple cider to fill Serve in a mug, garnish with a cinnamon stick. (Recipe from Justin Lee, Paisano’s Ristorante) Godiva S’mores 1 ounce Three Olives S’mores vodka 2 ounces Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur 2 ounces Smirnoff Fluffed Marshmallow vodka Shake with ice, strain into a martini glass rimmed with chocolate syrup and graham cracker crumbs. (Recipe from Justin Lee, Paisano’s Ristorante)

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By S. Irene Virbila

Los Angeles Times

Wine of the Week: 2002 R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia “Vina Gravonia” Note the vintage: 2002 is the latest release of white Rioja from the legendary house of R. Lopez de Heredia, founded 135 years ago and still one of the benchmark estates in Rioja. If you’ve never tasted a white Rioja before, this is the one to try first. The color is golden straw, with a scent of hazelnut drifting over the glass. Dry, but with rich complexities, Vina Gravonia is unique in the world of white wine, a Region: La Rioja, Spain compelling expression of Price: $25 to $30 the Viura grape. Drink it Style: Elegant and comwith lobster, Dungeness plex crab, steamed mussels What it goes with: Loband clams, even a roast ster, crab, shellfish, roast turkey. poultry

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A cookie dough dip that’s actually good By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press

This summer I had the misfortune to encounter the Internet culinary sensation known as cookie dough dip. It was at a potluck party and folks were raving about this creation, which until then I’d been ignorant of. My son and I were eager to try this seemingly miraculous blend of two of nature’s most wonderful food products. This wildly popular dip is made by blending canned white beans and chocolate chips, among other unlikely ingredients. The idea is to create a healthy dip that supposedly tastes like cookie dough. It doesn’t. It’s not cute. And it’s certainly not good. So I decided to create my own version of this monstrosity. Except that my chocolate chip cookie dough dip would actually taste like chocolate chip cookie dough miraculously transformed into a dip. It would be sweet, but not too sweet. It would be studded with deliciously chewy chunks of cookie dough. Real cookie dough, not masticated beans. The result was a delicious sugar rush that begs for something crunchy and salty to dip in it. If you use purchased cookie dough, be certain to use one that contains only pasteurized eggs.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip Start to finish: 30 minutes Servings: 24 For the cookie dough: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar

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3 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon dried Something Sinful mustard 1.5 ounces Grey Goose 1/8 teaspoon cayenne Cherry Noir vodka pepper 1.5 ounces Bailey’s Hazel1/8 teaspoon garlic nut Flavor liqueur powder 1 ounce cream 1/2 teaspoon WorcesterServe over ice in rocks shire sauce glass. Garnish with a Salt and pepper chocolate-covered cherry. 2 cups cubed ham (Recipe from Justin Lee, 1/2 cup panko bread Paisano’s Ristorante) crumbs Start some water boilHoliday White Russian ing and begin cooking 1.5 ounces Stoli Karamel your pasta. Also, preheat vodka your oven to 350 F. 1.5 ounces Kahlua GinMelt the butter in a gerbread liqueur saucepan over medium Cream heat, and add the flour. Serve over ice in highball Whisk together to make glass. a thickening agent, then (Recipe from Justin Lee, turn up the heat to mePaisano’s Ristorante) dium high and slowly start adding milk. Whisk— Features reporter Sara Shepherd can ing constantly, add more be reached at 832-7187. Follow her at milk as it bubbles and Twitter.com/KCSSara. thickens. Once you have

1 tablespoon milk or cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips For the dip: Two 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 2 cups powdered sugar 6 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon almond extract Pinch salt 1/2 cup sour cream 10 Oreo (or similar) cookies, crushed To make the cookie dough, in a large bowl use an electric mixer to beat the butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Add the milk, vanilla and salt, then mix well. Add the flour and mix just until thoroughly blended. Mix in the chocolate chips. Divide the mixture into chunks, about 1 teaspoon each. They don’t need to be perfectly rounded. Arrange them without touching on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, then place in the freezer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a food processor combine the cream cheese and powdered sugar. Process until smooth and creamy. Add the milk, almond extract, salt and sour cream, then process. Transfer to a bowl, then use a spatula or spoon to gently stir in the crushed cookies. Once the cookie dough chunks have chilled, gently stir them into the dip. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately or chill until ready to serve. Nutrition information per serving: 240 calories; 120 calories from fat (50 percent of total calories); 13 g fat (8 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 30 mg cholesterol; 29 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 21 g sugar; 3 g protein; 105 mg sodium. added all the milk, add the cream cheese and shredded cheese, along with the spices. Don’t be afraid to salt the sauce — I always think it needs it. Just salt gently and taste as you go. Meanwhile, dump your noodles into a large mixing bowl, and dice up your ham. Add the ham and the cheese sauce, and stir everything together. (I actually did this all right in the casserole dish, but if you aren’t careful it can get pretty messy.) Transfer to a large casserole dish, and sprinkle panko on top of everything. Bake for 15 or 20 minutes until everything is slightly brown on top and the ham bits are heated through. This made enough for my family of three to have several meals, which makes it EXTRA awesome. Leftovers are my friend. — Read more of Megan Stuke’s Flying Fork blog at Lawrence.com.


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When it comes to food and drink, if thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ever a time to whip up something special, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Christmastime. Whether you make a little extra effort, boost the decadence level or capitalize on bright colors and seasonal ingredients for a festive look, holiday dishes are part of what makes celebrations with family and friends special. Need some fresh ideas for your recipe file? The Journal-World asked a few of Lawrenceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s food and beverage professionals to share their favorite holiday recipes. They came through with special â&#x20AC;&#x201D; yet do-able â&#x20AC;&#x201D; dishes from main course to after-dinner drinks.

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CLEMENTINE AND POMEGRANATE SALAD WITH AVOCADO from Paige Vandegrift, who teaches cooking classes at The Merc.

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CHEF CHRIS RIEKE, OF TELLERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S RESTAURANT, says this braised lamb Please see CHEFS, page 9B shank from a family recipe is a perfect Christmas dish.

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Tour Historic Landmarks

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Hillcrest Wrecker & Garage looking for FT & PT tow truck drivers. Must be willing to work nights & wkds. DOT physical req. Apply at 3700 Franklin Park Cir. EOE

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Education & Training

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Automotive Service & Tire Sales. A four day work week with a five day weekend every third week. Benefits include Health insurance, Paid vacations, and 401(K). Pay commensurate with experience & ASE certification in Parts & Service Advisor. Will train the right person. Apply in person only at EN-TIRE Car Care Center, 1801 West 31st Street in Lawrence.

Construction

EXPERIENCED CONCRETE & SKILLED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS We are currently accepting applications for immediate openings on our crews working in Kansas City and the surrounding areas. Candidates must have own transportation, be highly motivated and be willing to travel. Drug screen, physical and criminal background check is required of successful candidates. We offer excellent pay and benefits including health, dental, 401k and holiday pay. We also offer paid educational opportunities to enhance your career. Applications are available online at: crosslandconstruction.com or at the following business location: Crossland Construction Co. 3252 Roanoke Rd. Kansas City, MO 64111 Or email resumes to: hiring@ crosslandconstruction.com Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/H

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Healthcare

Apartments Unfurnished

Medicalodges of Eudora CNA, Part Time Housekeeping, Full Time RN-PRN schedule, Activities Director, Full Time Apply in person at 1415 Maple, Eudora or call 785-542-2176

Maintenance Boiler Operator and Boiler Operator Sr KU Facilities Services seeks Boiler Operators and Boiler Operator Seniors who will be responsible for the skilled operations, maintenance, and repair of boilers, water softeners, chillers, compressors, generators, and other related power plant equipment. Search key word 00062464 or 00062461 at http://employment.ku.edu. Initial review begins 12/26/12. $28K - $36K. EOE

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

Apartments Unfurnished Parkway Properties

2BR starting at $500, 1BR starting at $450 all deposits $300. www.parkwaypropertiesks.com 785-841-1155 1BR — 740-1/2 Massachusetts, above Wa Restaurant, 1 bath, CA. $600/mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, No pets. $435/mo. Gas & water paid. 785-841-5797

M/F/D/V

Equipment Mechanic

KU Facilities Services seeks a full time Equipment Mechanic. Responsibilities include maintenance and repair of University vehicles including general service, electrical systems, manual and automatic transmissions, and major and minor overhauls. Search key word 00063027 at http://employment.ku. edu. Initial review begins 01/06/2013. $29K-$35K. EOE M/F/D/V

Plumber Senior KU Facilities Services seeks Senior Plumbers for highly skilled construction and maintenance activities. Search key word 00063989 at http://employment.ku.edu. Initial review begins 12/26/12. $16.25-$17.40 hr. EOE

M/F/D/V

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Duplexes

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Townhomes

2001 W 6th Street

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Office-Clerical

2BR, in duplex, 2020 W 9th. extra large LR, ex. location, Front Office Reception, W/D included. No pets looking for FT or PT, some $675/mo. 785-813-1344 weekend. Spanish skills preferred. Fax resume to 2BR, appealing open plan, Lisa 785-842-7433 sunny living room. W/D hookups, great K-10 access, $595. 841-4201

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

Salary/Exempt, Full Time, with benefits. Visit our website: www.bertnash.org for a full job description, required qualifications and necessary application. Qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds are encourage to apply. EOE

Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

Bob Billings & Crestline Leasing Immediately, Spring and Aug. 2013 $250 per person deposit No App Fee! www.meadowbrookapartments.net

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Houses 436 Eldridge, 3BR, 2 bath, W/D incl, 2 car, walk-ins, $1,099/mo. 785-856-9643

Round Antique “King Bee” wood burning stove. It is 4ft. tall x18” deep. It rests on 4 cast iron feet. $75 or will trade for old metal signs. Please call Ken at 785-542-5024 (Near Eudora) Seasoned Mixed Firewood for sale. Lawrence area. Delivery available. Call Pine Landscape Center. 785-843-6949 Seasoned Mixed Firewood, $80 per half cord. $160 full cord. 3 miles S. of Lawrence. Call Lloyd 785-842-4502

Furniture Bed frame - Queen size bed frame, $35. Please call 785-218-2742.

2730 Maverick, $850/mo, 3 BR, 1 bath, basement, large fenced yard, available now. Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 Dining room or kitchen. light bright 42 x 64 glass top table with six armed chairs. A real bargin at $100 Call Jo Ann 913 915 5274

Serta iComfort queen size adjustable Motion Perfect Foundation Sleep System w/oak headboard. Used by (785) 841-4785 one person for 7 months. garberprop.com New, $2,774.00, nearly new $1,300.00. Always covered 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, in moisture proof cover & all appls. included, 6201 W. foam topper. 785-856-4139 6th, pets welcome after 4 pm $1,250/mo. 785-218-7264 Twin size mattress and 3BR, 2 story, 2 baths, 2 car boxspring, new, $100. garage, 3624 W. 7th, has 785-218-2742. study, FP, unfinished bsmt, C/A, dw, W/D hooks, 1 pet Household Misc. ok, $1100, 785-841-5797 Available Now 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Homes $850 - $1150

New Cuisinart Toaster Oven/Broiler TOB-40 Stainless Steel $50.00 2BR, 2 bath, in Lecompton, 785-840-8545. in quiet park, first month’s rent FREE! $560/mo. Call Machinery-Tools 785-887-6584

Rotary shears by SKIL. Cordless Lithium Ion, rechargeable battery. 1BR, furnished, in quiet, Charger and owner’s neat home. Perfect for stu- manual. New. 1/3rd retail dent, non-smoker pre- at $10. 785-843-5566. ferred. $475. 785-979-4406 Stanley Bar Flex LED under-the-hood work light, Office Space cordless, magnetic base, charger. New. $7. Available Now 785-843-5566. 400 sq. ft. Office Space 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy Miscellaneous $500 w/ all utilities paid (785) 842-2 2475 Bike rack for sale, holds 2 bikes, $50. Please call EXECUTIVE OFFICE 785-832-2702 AVAILABLE at WEST

Rooms

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

Antiques Antique royal “Old Curiosity Shop”, green dishes. 47 pieces $45. 913-908-8255.

Appliances

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

• 2 & 3 BR, 2 baths • some w/walkout bsmt. • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call for Specials 785-832-0555, 785-766-2722

First Month Free!

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

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

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

Clothing Vintage Clothing, (women) $5 to $20. Hankies, shoes, etc. Please call for more info. 816- 377-8928

LUXURY TOWNHOMES

Blowout Specials Call for Details

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For the pipe smoker who has (almost) everything: clay CHURCHWARDEN PIPE (Dutch, 16” long) & HUMIDOR (German, 7” high); both 1950’s, $35. 785-843-1378 after 6pM. GLOBE, lighted, floorstand, 34” high, $75. Call 785-843-1378 after 6pm. Good, solid maple table, 6 chairs, 54”X41.5” (without 18” leaf), honey color table with white legs, chairs w/white backs & legs, $99. 785-832-2702

Rug from Pottery Barn, 8x10. Colors: squares of browns, gold, beiges, blues, off white, greens. Goes with everything! $75. 785-843-0097 Set of four 19”x19” sports figure pillows, for tv or boys room. $30. 913-908-8255.

Music-Stereo

Pianos, Kimball console $575, Howard Spinet $525, Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet, $475. Gulbranson Spinet A Full Cord Seasoned $450. Price includes tuning Hedge, Oak, Locust & & delivery. 785-832-9906 mixed hardwoods, stacked & delivered, $180. Call LanSports-Fitness don, 785-766-0863

Firewood-Stoves

Cured Firewood for sale. Equipment Hedge, oak, locust, & other mixed hardwoods. Tennis Racquet. Head Liq$170/cord. Split, stacked & uidmetal Flex Point 10. 4 Delivered. Call Ryan at 1/2 in. grip, 121 in. head size, 8.3 oz, 60# strings. 785-418-9910 Bag. Essentially new. New, Firewood: Mixed hard- $275, Used, $135 on eBay. woods, mostly split. Just $89. 785-843-5566. Stacked/delivered. $90 -1/2. James 785-304-4075

Free Firewood. You cut and haul. Please call 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, 785-843-3349 garage. 2807 Four Wheel Drive $795/mo. Available Gas fireplace ceramic logs. Now! Call 785-766-5950 Winter may yet come. One log is 4” x 18” and one is 2” x 13”. A bargain at $15 Saddlebrook & for both. 785-843-5566.

Overland Pointe

For the beer drinker who has everything but a STEIN: German, 8” high, 1950’s, $15. 785-843-1378 after 6pM.

Hunting treestand for sale, $ 20.00. Please call Refrigerator, older, $75. 785-832-2702 Please call or text, 785-893-4176, Baldwin City New Sunbeam Heated King Mattress Pad, White, never Full length sun lamp for Opened. 10 Hour Auto-Off psoriasis treatment, $100. and 10 Warming Settings Call or text 785- 893-4176. to Save Energy. Machine Sears 30” Electric Ken- Wash & Dry. Fits up to 19” more range, with Deep. 5 Year Limited Warracks/pans/ manuals. Self ranty, $75. 785-843-7566 clean. Price $200. Pretty green wicker shelf, 785-843-0057 3 shelves, cabinet doors, 20”X56 3/4”X11” deep, $20. 785-832-2702 Baby & Children

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2BR, 715 Maine, 2 bath, 3 story, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, 2 car garage, 1 pet ok, 2BR, Large, 2bath, 1 car $1350, 785-841-5797 garage, West Law. privacy fenced patio, No pets. Avail now. 785-749-7474.

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Social Services

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Spacious 1 BR, available Jan. 1st, lease ends July 31st, upstairs, includes W/D, no deposit. I pay your first 2 months rent! 785-312-4061

1& 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bath

Attend College Online from Home. *Medical, The Eudora Chamber of *Business, *Criminal Jus- Commerce is seeking an administrative tice, *Hospitality. Job energetic placement assistance. professional to manage NO GAS BILL! Computer available. Finan- the daily duties of the ofcial Aid if qualified. SCHEV fice as well as plan and LAUREL GLEN APTS carry-out special certified. Call 888-220-3977 help 1, 2 & 3BR All Electric units. events, meetings, and prowww.CenturaOnline.com Water/Trash PAID. grams. For more informaSmall Dog and tion and a full job descripLaborer Students WELCOME! tion, please visit: Buzzi Unicem (Lone Star), Income restrictions apply www.eudorakschamber.org a cement shipping termiCall NOW for Specials! nal, is seeking a F/T La785-838-9559 EOH borer to work a flexible Sales-Marketing schedule in a team environment. Individual must 3BR, 2 story, 1,200 sq. ft. 1.5 LEASING be safety conscious, meBath, W/D hookup. 3332 W. ASSISTANT chanically inclined and 8th St. $750/mo. + deposit. able to lift 70 lbs., will be Sunset Elem. 785-842-9033 Full or part time position. trained on equipment Prior leasing experience operation and rail unpreferred. Position in- 3BR, 951 Arkansas, 1 month loading. EOE free, 2 bath, C/A, laundry, volves clerical & sales Fax resume to M. Wild at dw, microwave, $750, no duties. Please apply at (913) 422-7048 pets, 785-841-5797 or send resume to: Or apply in person at Buzzi Unicem USA Meadowbrook Apartments 12200 Kaw Drive Aspen West 2601 Dover Square Bonner Springs, KS 66012 1 & 2BRs avail. Jan. 1st. Lawrence, KS 66049 Near KU, on bus route, (785) 842-4200 laundry on-site, water/trash paid. No pets. AC Management 785-842-4461 The KU Animal Care Unit has an immediate opening for a full-time Animal Science Worker. Duties include cleaning and sanitizing all animal equipment related to animal husbandry. Position also includes the maintenance, organization, and cleanliness of the washroom areas. Requires HS diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. Salary is $11.79/hr. For more information and to apply go to https;//employment.ku.edu and search by key word 00007999. Deadline to apply is December 24, 2012. EO/AA.

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

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Hardwood Firewood, split, Yorkie Poo puppies, seasoned, and delivered. www.cuddlesomefarms.com Full size pickup load $100. Older adults avail. Call 785-843-TREE (8733) 785-883-4883


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Chevrolet 2011 Cruze LT, one owner, GM Certified, automatic, power equipment, fantastic commuter car, power equipment, remote start, 5 star safety, stk#363741 only $17,315.0 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2002 Buick LeSabre Custom-99K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise, Steering Radio Controls, 2-owner, Save $4,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Luxury and comfort come in this great car. Leather seats, remote start, and good gas mileage. P10025A $14,942 2011 Ford Focus Ford Certified Pre-owned comes with a great warranty and peace of mind knowing that the car is almost brand new. Great gas mileage and plenty of room. P1074 $14,995

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2007 Lincoln Town Car Designer Series and low miles. Heated Leather Seats, very well taken care of. One of the smoothest road cars every made and a CARFAX 1-owner. 13T376A $17,995 2011 Ford Focus SE-112K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise Control, 1-owner, Nice $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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

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

2005 Ford Focus ZX5 Great car for a first time driver. 5 door hatchback with an automatic transmission. Great gas mileage and a local trade. This one won’t last. 12T1083B $7,995

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

2006 Honda Civic LX 91K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise, Keyless Entry, 1-owner, Steal at $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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Chrysler 2008 PT Cruiser Touring. Nice Cool Vanilla color, low miles, NO accident history, and great gas mileage from the 4 cyl. automatic. Extremely nice late model car for under $10,000. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 56-6100 24/7 785-85 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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Chevrolet 2011 Cruze LS, one owner local trade, only 6k miles, power equipment, cd, GM certified with 2 years of scheduled maintenance included, stk#349091 only $16,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

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

Ford 2000 Mustang. ONE OWNER, gleaming white, tan interior. NICE car, 5 speed, alloy wheels with Michelin tires. 3 month drive train plan included. “New sale price- $4650” See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

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

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

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Mitsubishi 2010 Lancer one owner, sunroof, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, premium sound, lot of extras, stk#599933 only $15,815 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 VW Passat Komfort Wagon 2.0L Turbo engine with an automatic gets great gas mileage from a roomy and useful wagon. Leather seats, power liftgate and a cargo cover. 12T451A $16,920

2010 Ford Edge Great value in this newer model, low miles crossover

2009 Nissan Maxima

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

Power window, power locks with keyless entry, and cruise control. P1051 $18,150 23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Nissan 2006 Sentra 1.8S, automatic, great gas mileage, in shiny silver. CLEAN car, CLEAN history, funa nd economical to drive. Famous Nissan reliability. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

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

2010 Taurus SHO

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2010 Ford Fusion SE 110k, AT, AC, CD, Steering Radio Controls, Keyless Entry, 1-owner, Clean $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

This is a very fun car to drive. Turbocharged 5 cylinder engine with an automatic/manual transmission. Very zippy. Bluetooth technology and memory seats with a hatchback for storage. Over $30,000 brand new. P1078A $24,000

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365 HP EcoBoost engine and AWD makes this Taurus an exciting car to drive. CARFAX 1-owner and low miles. Remaining factory warranty. P9897 $25,972

Chrysler 2005 PT Cruiser Limited Edition. Ft. Riley soldier trade-in, Cool Vanilla, moonroof, chrome wheels, and only $5300 (KBB value $6732, loan value $6300). See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th Stt. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

2012 Ford Fusion SE

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Low miles and a lot of factory warranty left. We sold this one brand new. Great gas mileage and a blast to drive. P1077 $15,000

2012 Volvo C30

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

2009 Scion xB

Chrysler 2005 300C, beautiful silver with gray leaher heated seats, and only 45K miles! ONE owner, CLEAN car and history. Fully loaded. Moonroof and backup sensors. Buy below loan value! See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

Great MPG and many luxury options. Leather seats, heated seats with power adjusting. Only 50K miles. 13T469A $12,136

Volvo 2001 Coupe C70, sporty styling and in excellent condition. One owner, clean, extremely well maintained. Color: Moondust; tan leather seats, seat warmers, sunroof, automatic transmission. Must see to appreciate! $3,500 or best offer. Call 785-633-1508 for more information.

Crossovers

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4 cylinder that gets great gas mileage and a clean CARFAX. This is one of the most popular mid-size sedans on the road today and a great value. This one was more than $23,000 brand new. P1085 $15,412

2009 Mitsubishi Galant ES

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

CARFAX 1-owner, very roomy crossover from the original boxcar maker. #P1025A $12,568

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

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

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Power windows, power locks, alloy wheels, and a rear spoiler make this the perfect kid car. Great on gas and front wheel drive. 12M883A $8,800.

Cars-Imports

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer ES

2006 Lexus ES 330-137K, AT, CD Changer, Moonroof, Navigation, Heated/Cooled Leather, Clean $10,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT

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

2008 Honda Civic LX-133K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise, Keyless Entry, 2-owner, Nice $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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2009 Saturn Aura XR Well equipped with leather, heated seats, power seat. 4 cylinder for great MPG and roomy at the same time. 12T543B $13,000.

Infinity 2008 G37, only 39k miles, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, Bose sound, stk#656231 only $23715. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Chevrolet 2011 Malibu LT, GM certified with 2 years of scheduled maintenance included, power equipment, cruise control, steering wheel controls, stk#18083A only $16,352 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Chevrolet 2010 Camaro RS, one owner, GM certified, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, 2 years of maintenance included, very sharp! Stk#328131 only $23,715. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cars-Imports

Toyota 2004 Corolla S. Very clean, two owner no accident car in nice navy blue. 4 cyl automatic for great gas mileage- 34 MPG highway. Very clean interior. See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Buick 2004 Lesabre Limited 3800 V6, leather heated memory seats, power equipment, steering wheels controls, stk#327812 only $4,915. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cadillac 2008 DTS Luxury II V8, leather heated & cooled seats, remote start, alloy wheels, all the luxury without the luxury price! Stk#543052 only $16,815 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cars-Imports

2008 Lincoln MKZ

Chevrolet 2008 HHR LT, one owner, GM certified which includes 2 years of scheduled maintenance, running boards, sunroof, leather heated seats, On Star, power seat, and much more. Stk#454383 only $12,895. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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2002 Ford Escort for sale. Only 41,000 miles (yes that’s right)! Power windows, locks, tilt, cruise control, 4D. $4,000. Call 550-0534 (leave message)

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

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

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

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

Lexus 2011 RX350 AWD, one owner, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, save thousands over new! Stk#600721 only $35841. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

1990 Mazda Miata 69,124 mi, Silver, Convertible, Manual, Very clean local trade. $6,888. Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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

2009 Smart ForTwo Passion

2008 Ford Edge SEL

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

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

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

Cars-Imports

Infiniti 2007 G35 X AWD V6, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, spoiler, alloy wheels, Bose sound, power equipment, stk# 118131 only $17,694.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Nissan 2011 Versa 4cyl, fwd, great commuter car! More room than you expect! Stk#14175 only $10,786. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2007 Toyota Camry Solara Convertible with all the options. Leather, Navigation, Automatic, V6 engine. Only 67K miles. P1033A $16,748 23rd & Alabama, Lawrence 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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


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BUSINESS Accounting

Carpets & Rugs

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Automotive Services

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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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Foundation Repair

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Decks & Fences

Kitchen & Bath

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

Carpet Remnants

Soft, Warm & Quiet Room-Size Overstocks At Warehouse Savings! • Guest Bedroom • Family Room • Playroom • Living Room • ANY Room! Bring your room sizes and let’s get started! D-I-Y or use the Pro’s!

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Construction

New Easy-Care Floors Before The Holidays At Warehouse Savings!

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Warehouse prices 40%-70% less than showroom stores. www.FloorTraderLawrence.com Jennings’

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Buy locally with confidence. A Jennings store for over 25 years

Cleaning

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

Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. www.doctor-clean.com 785-840-4266

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FOUNDATION REPAIR

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

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

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Home Improvements JB’s Handyman Remodeling Over 20 years exp. All small remodel jobs in the Lawrence area. Specializing in Drywall. Call David 785-331-5773 gonfshing@sunflower.com

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

• Holiday Lighting Installation • Professional and timely • Residential & Commercial

Year round storage

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General Services

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STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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A. B. Painting & Repair

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Guttering Services

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Financial

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

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

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

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Free estimates/Insured.

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FT TH S90DEGE 124 FT TH N0DEG01’13”W 47.4 FT TH S90DEGE110.5 FT TO E LINE SD SE 1/4 TH S 0DEG01’13”E 279 FT TO PT BEG 1.38A TCW82 (ANNEXED TO CITY OF BALDWIN ORD NO 1009 ADOPTED 06/15/1998 BK 623/1050 REPLACES Michael D. Kohn, Executor 700345B) 215 N. Sixth Street KNOX LAW FIRM, CHARTED B02663C 901 Kentucky, Suite 304 Lawrence, KS 66044 34-14-20 COM AT SW COR (785) 841-8282 SW 1/4 TH S89DEG41’56”E Attorney for Executor 431.89 FT TO PT BEG,SD PT ________ BEING ON S LINE SW 1/4;TH N 0DEG25’02”E 180.06 FT,SD PT BEING 9 FT E OF NW COR LT 5;TH N89DEG41’53”W 9 FT,SD PT BEING SW COR LT 4;TH N 0DEG25’02”E 280.13 FT,SD PT BEING CENTERLINE KIBBEE ST OR 2ND ST (VAC 02/14/1871);TH ALONG SD LINE S89DEG41’51”E 121.25 FTTH S 0DEG24’49”W 220.1 FT,SD PT BEING SE COR LT 3;TH S89DEG41’52”E 40 FT,SD PT BEING CENTERLINE JASPER ST (VAC 03/22/1999 BK 640/1848);TH ALONG SD LINE S 0DEG24’49”W 240.09 FT,SD PT BEING ON S LINE SW 1/4;TH N89DEG41’56”W 152.28 FT TO PT BEG (CONTAINING LTS 1,2,3 & 4;ALSO LTS 5 & 6,LESS W 9 FT THEREOF;AND ALSO VAC SOUTH HALF KIBBEE ST N OF LT 1 & VAC WEST HALF JASPER ST,E OF LTS 4,5 & 6 BLK 90 IN VAC TOWNSITE OF PALMYRA)(NEW LEGAL DESC 2000) and BLK 91 LT LT 12 & N 1/2 LT 11 (DIV 2008 B02445A01) 502 Ames Street and 100 Jasper Street B02655A

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TO: RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF BALDWIN CITY, KANSAS

Wells Fargo Financial Kansas, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. Edward L Brunt, Jr. AKA Edward Brunt, Jr. , et al., Defendants. Case No. 12CV276 Division 1 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved)

Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email: sscharenborg@km-law.com

Attorney for Plaintiff

_______

Baldwin (First published in the Baldwin City Signal, Thursday, December 6, 2012)

No. 2012 PR 72 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59.

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(Published in the Baldwin City Signal, Thursday, December 20, 2012)

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of VERA EVELYN DALRYMPLE, Deceased

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34-14-20 BEG 430 FT N & 40 FT E OF SW COR SEC 34 TH N 430 FTE 250 FT S 430 FT W 250 FT TO PT BEG IN CITY OF BALDWIN 2.46A 210 N. Sixth Street B02659

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS

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34-14-20 BEG 457 FT (M) (463 FT DEED) N & 290 FT (M) (291 FTDEED) E OF SW COR SD SEC TH N 403 FT TH E 250 FT (M) (251 FTDEED) TH S 403 FT TH W 250 FT (M) (251 FT DEED) TO PT BEG 2.32A (NEW LEGAL DESC 1991) 512 Quayle Street B02657A

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World December 12, 2012)

Chevrolet 2003 Astro Cargo AWD. Rare findclean ONE owner Astro with all wheel drive. No longer made, best work van ever. White, very NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE clean, low miles. $7950. Rueschhoff Automobiles Under and by virtue of an rueschhoffautos.com Order of Sale issued by the 2441 W. 6th St. Clerk of the District Court 785-856-610 00 24/7 in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 12CV276, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 01/03/2013, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower 2005 Chrysler Town and level of the Judicial and Country Law Enforcement Center Under 100K mi, Rear capbuilding, 111 E. 11th St., tain chairs and third row Lawrence, Kansas, the folseating, Leather, Pwr lowing described real essliding rear doors and tate located in the County DVD player. $9,988 of Douglas, State of Kansas, Call 785-727-0244 to wit: LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence LOT 13A, IN SANDY`S SUBwww.lairdnollerlawrence.com DIVISION, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, AS SHOWN BY THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS.

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NOTICE OF HEARING THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are notified that a petition has been filed in this court by Michael D. Kohn, duly appointed, qualified and acting Executor of the Estate of Vera Dalrymple, deceased, requesting that Petitioner’s acts be approved; account be settled and allowed; the heirs be determined; the Will be construed and the Estate be assigned to the persons entitled thereto; the Court find the allowances requested for attorney’s fees and expenses re reasonable and should be allowed; the costs be determined and ordered paid; the administration of the Estate be closed; upon the filing of receipts the Petitioner be finally discharged as the Executor of the Estate of Vera Dalrymple, deceased, and the Petitioner be released from further liability. Your are required to file your written defenses to the petition on or before 12/27/12 at 10:00 a.m. in the

You and each of you are hereby notified that the governing body of the City of Baldwin City, Kansas (the “City”) will meet for the purpose of holding a public hearing, as provided by K.S.A. 12-6a01 et seq., at City Hall, 803 8th Street, P.O. Box 86, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006, on January 7, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard. Said public hearing is for the purpose of hearing any and all oral or written objections to proposed assessments in connection with the following described improvements: Ames and North 6th Street - Sanitary Sewer Resolution No. 2011-13 Eight inch sanitary sewer, and all necessary appurtenances, to serve area near Ames Street and North Sixth Street. Property Description: Legal Description Address Plat # 34-14-20 BEG 40 FT E OF SW CORSEC 34 TH E 250 FT N 430 FT W 250 FT TH S TO BEG IN CITY OF BALDWIN 2.46A 522 Ames Street B02653 34-14-20 TR 1:W 130 FT OF A TRBEG AT PT 290 FT E OF SW COR 34-14-20 TH N 457 FT TH E 250 FT TH S 457 FT TH W TO PT BEG,EXCEPTING LTS 5 & 6 BLK 90 ALL IN VACATED TOWNSITE OF PALMYRA IN CITY OF BALDWIN;TR II:W 9 FT LTS 5 & 6 BLK 90 IN VACATED TOWNSITE OF PALMYRA & DESC AS FOLLOWS:BEG 6.2 CHS E OF SW COR 34-14-20 TH N 2.73 CHS E 1.97 CHS TH S 2.73 CHS TH W 1.97 CHS TO PT BEG,BEING SITUATED IN 34-14-20 & BEING IN CITY OF BALDWIN,LESS S 120 FT OF ABOVETWO DESC TRACTS OF LAND (DIV 1992 B02654A) and 34-14-20 S 120 FT OF THE FOLLOWING TWO DESC TRACTS OF LAND: TR 1:W 130 FT OF A TR BEG AT PT 290 FT E OF SW COR 34-14-20 TH N 457 FT TH E 250 FT TH S 457 FT TH W TO PT BEG,EXCEPTINGLTS 5 & 6 BLK 90 ALL IN VACATED TOWNSITE OF PALMYRA IN CITY OF BALDWIN;TR II:W 9 FT LTS 5 & 6 BLK 90 IN VACATED TOWNSITEOF PALMYRA & DESC AS FOLLOWS: BEG 6.2 CHS E OF SW COR 34-14-20 TH N 2.73 CHS TH E 1.97 CHSTH S 2.73 CHS TH W 1.97 CHS TOPT BEG BEING SITUATED IN 34-14-20 & BEING IN CITY OF BALDWIN(DIV 1992 B02654A) 504 Ames Street and 516 Ames Street B02654A

33-14-20 COM AT SE COR SD SEC TH N 0DEG01’13”W 396 FT TO PT BEG,SD PT BEING ON E LINE SE 1/4;TH N90DEGW 165 FT TH N 0DEG01’13”W 264 FT TH S90DEGE 165 FT,SD PT BEING ON E LINE SE 1/4;TH S 0DEG01’13”E 264 FT TO PT BEG (1A);ALSO 33-14-20 COM AT SE COR SE 1/4 TH S89DEG56’38”W 165 FT,SD PT BEING ON S LINE SE 1/4;TH N 0DEG04’36”W 396 FT TO PT BEG:TH S89DEG56’38”W 165 FT TH N 0DEG04’36”W 264 FTTH N89DEG56’38”E 165 FT TH S 0DEG04’36”E 264 FT TO PT BEG (1A) 2A (B02663B & B02664 COMBINED 2003) 201 N. Sixth Street B02663B Murphy’s First Add Lot 2 151 N. Sixth Street B02663A03 Cost of Improvements: $155,000; with 83.4% to be assessed against the Improvement District and 16.6% to be paid by the City-at-large An Assessment Roll prepared in accordance with the referenced Resolution(s) approved by the governing body is on file in the Office of the City Clerk and may be examined by any interested party. At the conclusion of the public hearing, the governing body will consider an Ordinance levying such special assessments. DATED December 17, 2012.

Tonganoxie the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit www.Southlaw.com. David Zoellner, Sheriff Leavenworth County, Kansas Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (100840) ________ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, December 12, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006- BC1 Plaintiff, vs. Randy Lee Hindman, and Barbara Lynn Hindman, et al., Defendants. Case No. 09CV734 Division 4 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 09CV734, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 01/03/2013, THE JUSTICE CENTER ON THE 2nd FLOOR LOBBY (street level), 601 S. 3rd Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048, the following described real estate located in the County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT 4, EYESTONE SUBDIVISION, NO.1, CITY OF LANSING, LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS. SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email: sscharenborg@km-law.com

Attorney for Plaintiff ________

(First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, December 19, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Wells Fargo Bank, National Association Plaintiff, vs. Kasey L Robbins AKA Kasey Lee Robbins AKA Kasey Robbins, et al., Defendants. Case No. 12CV160 Division 4 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 12CV160, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 01/10/2013, THE JUSTICE CENTER ON THE 2nd FLOOR LOBBY (street level), 601 S. 3rd Street, Leavenworth, KS Tonganoxie 66048, the following described real estate located (First published in The Mir- in the County of Leavenror, Wednesday, December worth, State of Kansas, to 19, 2012) wit: /s/Darcy Higgins, City Clerk ________

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Chase Home Finance LLC Plaintiff, vs. Patricia DeeAnn Duran-Diaz and Airilo Ovrandi Diaz, et al. Defendants. Case No. 09CV351 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Justice Center, 2nd Floor Lobby, Leavenworth MURPHY’S FIRST ADD LT 1 County, Kansas, on January and A TRACT OF LAND LO- 10, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the CATED IN THE SOUTHEAST following real estate: QUARTER OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, Lot 24B: Lot 24, Block 1, RANGE 20 EAST OF THE 6TH STONE CREEK ADDITION NO. P.M., DOUGLAS COUNTY, 1, in the City of Tonganoxie, KANSAS, MORE PARTICU- less a part of Lot 24 being LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOL- more fully described as folLOWS: COMMENCING AT lows: Beginning at the THE SOUTHEAST CORNER Southwest corner of said OF THE SOUTHEAST QUAR- Lot 24; Thence North 34 DeTER; THENCE SOUTH grees 49’11” West, an as89°56’38” WEST 165.00 FEET sumed bearing for a disTO THE POINT OF BEGINN- tance of 150.64 feet along ING, SAID POINT BEING ON the Westerly line of said lot THE SOUTH LINE OF THE 24; Thence North 89 DeSOUTHEAST QUARTER; grees 51’32” East for a DisTHENCE CONTINUING tance of 93.35 feet along ALONG SAID LINE SOUTH the North line of said Lot 89°56’38” WEST 165.00 FEET; 24; Thence South 04 DeTHENCE NORTH 00°04’36” grees 53’54” East for a DisWEST 396.00 FEET; THENCE tance of 116.95 feet to the NORTH 89°56’38” EAST Right of Way of Rock Creek 165.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH Court; Thence along a 00°04’36” EAST 396.00 FEET curve to the left having a TO THE POINT OF BEGINN- radius of 50.00 feet and an ING. arc length of 17.00 feet 602 Ames Street and along said right of way to 700 Ames Street the point of beginning, in B02663A02 Leavenworth County, Kansas, commonly known as 33-14-20 COM AT SE COR 2035 Rock Creek Court, TonSEC 33 TH N 0DEG01’13”W ganoxie, KS 66086 (the 660 FT TO PT BEG ON E LINE “Property”) SE 1/4 TH N90DEGW 237.8 FT TH N 0DEG47’44”E 231.62 to satisfy the judgment in

COUNTY OF LEAVENWORTH, STATE OF KANSAS: A TRACT OF LAND IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST OF THE 6TH P.M., MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4, THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 HAVING AN ASSUMED BEARING OF NORTH 00 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4 600.36 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST 1331.81 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4, 606.38 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4, 1335.62 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE TRACT HEREIN DESCRIBED. SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email: sscharenborg@km-law.com

Attorney for Plaintiff ________

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Tonganoxie IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

Tonganoxie Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email:

Bank of America, N.A., Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP Plaintiff, vs. Gayla S. Mock and sscharenborg@km-law.com Shawn E. Mock, et al. Attorney for Plaintiff Defendants. ________ Case No. 12CV174 (First published in The MirCourt Number: ror, Wednesday, December 5, 2012) Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, NOTICE OF SALE KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me HSBC Bank USA, National by the Clerk of the District Association, as trustee of Court of Leavenworth the Fieldstone Mortgage InCounty, Kansas, the undervestment Trust, Series signed Sheriff of Leaven2005-2, worth County, Kansas, will Plaintiff, offer for sale at public aucvs. tion and sell to the highest Lynne Marie Taylor, et al. bidder for cash in hand, at Defendants. the Justice Center, 2nd Floor Lobby, Leavenworth Case No: 2012CV296 County, Kansas, on January Division: 10, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Lot 1, GLENWOOD ESTATES NO. 4 SUBDIVISION, a (Title to Real Estate re-plat of Glenwood Estates Involved) No. 3 Subdivision, Leavenworth County, Kansas, NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE commonly known as 17822 157th Terrace, Bonner Under and by virtue of an Springs, KS 66012 (the Order of Sale issued by the “Property”) District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, to to satisfy the judgment in me, the undersigned Sheriff the above-entitled case. of Leavenworth County, The sale is to be made Kansas, I will, pursuant to without appraisement and K.S.A. 60-2410, offer for sale subject to the redemption at public auction and sell to period as provided by law, the highest bidder for cash and further subject to the in hand, at 10:00 a.m. on Deapproval of the Court. For cember 27, 2012, in the 2nd more information, visit Floor Lobby of the Justice www.Southlaw.com. Center, 601 S. 3rd Street, in the City of Leavenworth, David Zoellner, Sheriff State of Kansas of the LeavLeavenworth County, enworth County CourtKansas house, State of Kansas the following described real loPrepared By: cated in Leavenworth South & Associates, P.C. County, Kansas, to wit: Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 THE SOUTH 80 FEET OF THE Overland Park, KS 66211 NORTH 120 FEET OF LOT 4, (913)663-7600 BLOCK 49, RAILROAD ADDI(913)663-7899 (Fax) TION, TO THE CITY OF TONAttorneys For Plaintiff GANOXIE, LEAVENWORTH (116623) COUNTY, KANSAS. ________ (First published in The Mir- More commonly known as: Shawnee, Tonror, Wednesday, December 913-915 ganoxie, KS 66086; 19, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. Michael Jay Beasterfeld AKA Michael J Beasterfeld, et al., Defendants. Case No. 12CV229 Division 4

to satisfy the judgment, fully or partially, in the above-entitled case. The sale is made without appraisement and is subject to the redemption period as provided by law and is further subject to approval by the Court. FROM: THE SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS

BY: THE BOYD LAW GROUP, L.C. Michael E. Boyd, #21325 Charles H. Nitsch, #21515 300 St. Peters Centre Blvd., Ste. 230 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Saint Peters, MO 63376 Telephone: (636) 447-8500 Under and by virtue of an Fax: (636) 447-8505 Order of Sale issued by the ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County Be advised that this firm is of Leavenworth, State of a debt collector. This is an Kansas, in a certain cause attempt to collect a debt in said Court Numbered and any information ob12CV229, wherein the par- tained will be used for that ties above named were re- purpose. spectively plaintiff and de- 12/5, 12/12, 12/19 ________ fendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said (First published in The MirCounty, directed, I will offer ror, Wednesday, December for sale at public auction 19, 2012) and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF 10:00 AM, on 01/10/2013, LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, THE JUSTICE CENTER ON KANSAS THE 2nd FLOOR LOBBY (street level), 601 S. 3rd JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, Street, Leavenworth, KS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 66048, the following dePLAINTIFF scribed real estate located -vsin the County of LeavenJOEL M. LEMKE, et. al.; worth, State of Kansas, to DEFENDANTS wit: K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved)

BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 12 S., RANGE 21 E.; THENCE ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER NORTH 89 DEGREES 39` 03” EAST, 657.62 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 10`53” WEST, 306.65 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 32`46” WEST, 656.66 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE NORTH ALONG SAID WEST LINE 307.84 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL IN LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS.

No. 12CV301 Div. No. K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Leavenworth, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 12CV301, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidSHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH der for cash in hand at the COUNTY, KANSAS 2nd Floor lobby (street level) of the Justice Center Respectfully Submitted, in the City of Leavenworth By: in said County, on January Shawn Scharenborg, 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., of KS # 24542 said day the following deSara Knittel, KS # 23624 scribed real estate located Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 in the County of LeavenKozeny & McCubbin, L.C. worth, State of Kansas, to (St. Louis Office) wit: 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 THE SOUTH 100 FEET OF LOT Phone: (314) 991-0255 2, AND THE NORTH 50 FEET Fax: (314) 567-8006 OF LOT 3, BLOCK 8, IN THE Email: TOWN OF FAIRMOUNT, TOsscharenborg@km-law.com GETHER WITH THE EAST Attorney for Plaintiff HALF OF THE VACATED WY________ ANDOTTE STREET ADJALEAVENWORTH (First published in The Mir- CENT, ror, Wednesday, December COUNTY, KANSAS. 19, 2012) Commonly known as 23401 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF 151st Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information Bank of America, N.A. obtained will be used for Plaintiff, that purpose. vs. Justin R Snedegar AKA David A. Zoellner Justin Snedegar, et al., SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH Defendants. COUNTY, KANSAS Case No. 12cv286 SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Division 4 Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 K.S.A. 60 Overland Park, KS 66202 Mortgage Foreclosure (913)831-3000 (Title to Real Estate Fax No. (913)831-3320 Involved) Our File No. 12-004194/jm NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE ________ Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 12cv286, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 01/10/2013, THE JUSTICE CENTER ON THE 2nd FLOOR LOBBY (street level), 601 S. 3rd Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048, the following described real estate located in the County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 7, JAMES DAVIS ADDITION, CITY OF LEAVENWORTH, ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF, IN LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS. SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS

(First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, December 19, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Colonial Savings, F.A. Plaintiff, vs. Donald D. Dominick, et al. Defendants. Case No. 12CV303 Court Number: 4 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Justice Center, 2nd Floor Lobby, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on January

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10, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the Order of Sale issued by the following real estate: District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Lot B, Block 4, the Replat of me, the undersigned Sheriff Lots 2 and 3, Block 1, Lot 4, of Leavenworth County, Block 4, KNOLLWOOD ES- Kansas, I will, pursuant to TATES, a subdivision in K.S.A. 60-2410, offer for sale Leavenworth County, Kan- at public auction and sell to sas. MORE ACCURATELY the highest bidder for cash DESCRIBED AS: Lot B, RE- in hand, at 10:00 a.m. on PLAT OF LOTS 2 AND 3, January 3, 2013, in the 2nd BLOCK 1, LOT 4, BLOCK 4, Floor Lobby of the Justice KNOLLWOOD ESTATES, a Center, 601 S. 3rd Street, in subdivision in Leavenworth the City of Leavenworth, County, Kansas , commonly State of Kansas of the Leavknown as 12612 Bluegrass enworth County CourtLn, Leavenworth, KS 66048 house, State of Kansas the (the “Property”) following described real estate located in Leavento satisfy the judgment in worth County, Kansas, to the above-entitled case. wit: The sale is to be made without appraisement and A TRACT OF LAND IN THE subject to the redemption SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF period as provided by law, SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 7 and further subject to the SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST OF approval of the Court. For THE 6TH P.M., DESCRIBED more information, visit AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCwww.Southlaw.com. ING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHDavid Zoellner, Sheriff EAST QUARTER OF SECTION Leavenworth County, 29, TOWNSHIP 7, RANGE 22, Kansas WHICH IS ALSO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS Prepared By: TRACT; THENCE NORTH 01° South & Associates, P.C. 05’ 33” EAST 953.40 FEET Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) ALONG THE WEST LINE OF 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; Overland Park, KS 66211 THENCE NORTH 90° EAST (913)663-7600 456.90 FEET; THENCE SOUTH (913)663-7899 (Fax) 01° 05’ 33” WEST 953.40 Attorneys For Plaintiff FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF (106641) THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; ________ THENCE SOUTH 90° WEST 456.90 FEET TO THE POINT (First published in The Mir- OF BEGINNING, LESS THAT ror, Wednesday, December PART, IF ANY, TAKEN OR 19, 2012) USED FOR ROAD, IN LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF SAS. LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS More commonly known as: 17480 Logan Road, LeavenHSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL worth, KS 66048; ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WELLS FARGO HOME to satisfy the judgment, EQUITY ASSET-BACKED SE- fully or partially, in the CURITIES 2007-1 TRUST, above-entitled case. The HOME EQUITY sale is made without apASSET-BACKED CERTIFI- praisement and is subject CATES, SERIES 2007-1 to the redemption period PLAINTIFF as provided by law and is -vsfurther subject to approval DARIN CLEVENGER, et. al.; by the Court. DEFENDANTS FROM: THE SHERIFF OF No. 12CV316 LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Div. No. KANSAS K.S.A. 60 Mortgage BY: Foreclosure THE BOYD LAW GROUP, L.C. Michael E. Boyd, #21325 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Charles H. Nitsch, #21515 300 St. Peters Centre Blvd., Under and by virtue of an Ste. 230 Order of Sale issued by the Saint Peters, MO 63376 Clerk of the District Court Telephone: (636) 447-8500 in and for the said County Fax: (636) 447-8505 of Leavenworth, in a certain ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF cause in said Court Numbered 12CV316, wherein the Be advised that this firm is parties above named were a debt collector. This is an respectively plaintiff and attempt to collect a debt defendant, and to me, the and any information obundersigned Sheriff of said tained will be used for that County, directed, I will offer purpose. for sale at public auction 12/12, 12/19, 12/26 and sell to the highest bid________ der for cash in hand at the 2nd Floor lobby (street (First published in The Mirlevel) of the Justice Center ror, Wednesday, December in the City of Leavenworth 12, 2012) in said County, on January 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., of IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF said day the following deLEAVENWORTH COUNTY, scribed real estate located KANSAS in the County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, to HSBC Mortgage wit: Services, Inc., Plaintiff, LOT 2, AND THE EAST HALF vs. OF LOT 3, BLOCK 3, LEA’S Christine E. Davidson, SUBDIVISION, CITY OF John Doe, unknown spouse LEAVENWORTH, LEAVEN- Charles Davidson, Jr. WORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Mary Roe, unknown spouse Commonly known as 705 State of Kansas - Social & Michigan Avenue, Leaven- Rehabilitation Services worth, Kansas 66048 Leavenworth Waterworks Department This is an attempt to collect Defendant(s). a debt and any information obtained will be used for Case No. 12CV392 that purpose. Div. No. David A. Zoellner SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS

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by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at David Zoellner, Sheriff the Justice Center, 2nd Leavenworth County, Floor Lobby, Leavenworth Kansas County, Kansas, on January 10, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the Prepared By: following real estate: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Lot 12, Walnut Grove, City 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 of Leavenworth, LeavenOverland Park, KS 66211 worth County, Kansas., (913)663-7600 commonly known as 1705 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Michael Street, LeavenAttorneys For Plaintiff worth, KS 66048 (the (144870) “Property”) ________ to satisfy the judgment in (First published in The Mir- the above-entitled case. ror, Wednesday, December The sale is to be made 12, 2012) without appraisement and subject to the redemption IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF period as provided by law, LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, and further subject to the KANSAS approval of the Court. For more information, visit JPMorgan Chase Bank, www.Southlaw.com. National Association, Plaintiff, David Zoellner, Sheriff vs. Leavenworth County, Kipling J. Qualls aka Kipling Kansas Jay Qualls, Mary Doe (real name un- Prepared By: known) unknown spouse Jean South & Associates, P.C. E. Qualls aka Jean Eliz- Kristen G. Stroehmann abeth Qualls (KS # 10551) John Doe (real name un- 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 known) unknown spouse Overland Park, KS 66211 State of Kansas - Social & (913)663-7600 Rehabilitation Services (913)663-7899 (Fax) Defendant(s). Attorneys For Plaintiff (149257) Case No. 12CV448 ________ Div. No. K.S.A. 60 (First published in The MirMortgage Foreclosure ror, Wednesday, December 5, 2012) NOTICE OF SALE IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Under and by virtue of an LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Order of Sale issued by the KANSAS Clerk of the District Court CIVIL DEPARTMENT of LEAVENWORTH County, Kansas, to me the underU.S. Bank National signed Sheriff of LEAVENAssociation WORTH County, Kansas, I Plaintiff, will offer for sale at public vs. auction and sell to the high- Robert B. Hodges a/k/a est bidder for cash in hand Robert Hodges; Debra M. at the 2nd floor main lobby Hodges a/k/a Debra of the LEAVENWORTH Hodges, a/k/a Debra M. County Justice Center at Berry; Kansas Housing ReLeavenworth, Kansas, at sources Corporation; State 10:00am on January 3, 2013, of Kansas, Department of the following real estate: Revenue ; American General Financial Services, Inc. Lot 3, Final Plat of Creek fka American General FiRidge Phase I, City of nance, Inc; Beneficial FiBasehor, Leavenworth nancial I Inc. fka Beneficial County, Kansas. Kansas, Inc., Defendants. More correctly described as: Case No. 12CV604 Lot 3, Creek Ridge - Phase I, Court Number: a subdivision in the City of Pursuant to K.S.A. Basehor, Leavenworth Chapter 60 County, Kansas. NOTICE OF SUIT more specifically described as 1813 N. 156th St., THE STATE OF KANSAS, to Basehor, KS 66007 the above-named defendto satisfy the judgment in ants and the unknown the above-entitled case. heirs, executors, adminisThe sale is to be made trators, devisees, trustees, without appraisement and creditors and assigns of subject to the redemption any deceased defendants; period as provided by law, the unknown spouses of and further subject to the any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, approval of the Court. trustees, creditors and asSheriff of LEAVENWORTH signs of any defendants County, Kansas that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, adPREPARED AND ministrators, devisees, SUBMITTED BY: trustees, creditors, succesSINGER TARPLEY & JONES, sors and assigns of any deP.A. fendants that are or were Sheldon R. Singer #10915 partners or in partnership; ssinger@stlaw.net the unknown guardians, Linda S. Tarpley #22357 conservators and trustees ltarpley@stlaw.net of any defendants that are Kenneth C. Jones #10907 minors or are under any lekjones@stlaw.net gal disability; and the unJonah W. Lock # 23330 known heirs, executors, adjlock@stlaw.net ministrators, devisees, 10484 Marty trustees, creditors and asOverland Park, KS 66212 signs of any person alleged Phone: (913) 648-6333 to be deceased, and all Fax: (913) 642-8742 other persons who are or ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF may be concerned. ________

(First published in The MirUnder and by virtue of an ror, Wednesday, December Order of Sale issued by the 12, 2012) Clerk of the District Court of LEAVENWORTH County, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Kansas, to me the underKANSAS signed Sheriff of LEAVENWORTH County, Kansas, I CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT will offer for sale at public (First published in The Mir- auction and sell to the highJAMES B. NUTTER ror, Wednesday, December est bidder for cash in hand & COMPANY, 19, 2012) Plaintiff, at the 2nd floor main lobby vs. of the LEAVENWORTH IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF County Justice Center at EUGENE C. SCHWARZ, JR., LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, et al., Leavenworth, Kansas, at KANSAS Defendants. 10:00AM on January 3, 2013, the following real estate: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Case No. 12 CV 490 PLAINTIFF LOTS 9, 10, 11 AND 12, -vsBLOCK 2, S.H. HOLMES Title to Real Estate Involved SHANE DUNCAN, et. al.; PLEASANT VIEW SUBDIVIDEFENDANTS SION, CITY OF LEAVEN- NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE WORTH, LEAVENWORTH No. 12CV340 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, COUNTY, KANSAS. Div. No. that under and by virtue of K.S.A. 60 more specifically described an Order of Sale issued by Mortgage as 1706 9th Ave., Leaven- the Clerk of the District Foreclosure Court of Leavenworth worth, KS 66048 County, Kansas, in the case NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE to satisfy the judgment in above numbered, wherein the above-entitled case. the parties above named Under and by virtue of an The sale is to be made were respectively plaintiff Order of Sale issued by the without appraisement and and Defendant, and to me, Clerk of the District Court subject to the redemption the undersigned Sheriff of in and for the said County period as provided by law, Leavenworth County, Kanof Leavenworth, in a certain and further subject to the sas, directed, I will offer for cause in said Court Num- approval of the Court. sale at public auction and bered 12CV340, wherein the sell to the highest bidder parties above named were Sheriff of LEAVENWORTH for cash in hand at the Jusrespectively plaintiff and County, Kansas tice Center on the 2nd floor defendant, and to me, the lobby (street level) at 601 S. undersigned Sheriff of said PREPARED AND 3rd Street, Leavenworth on County, directed, I will offer SUBMITTED BY: January 3, 2013, at 10:00 AM for sale at public auction SINGER TARPLEY of said day, the following and sell to the highest bid- & JONES, P.A. described real estate situder for cash in hand at the Sheldon R. Singer #10915 ated in the County of Leav2nd Floor lobby (street ssinger@stlaw.net enworth, State of Kansas, level) of the Justice Center Linda S. Tarpley #22357 to-wit: in the City of Leavenworth ltarpley@stlaw.net in said County, on January Kenneth C. Jones #10907 LOT SEVENTEEN (17) BLOCK 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., of kjones@stlaw.net ONE (1) IN WESTWOOD said day the following de- Jonah W. Lock # 23330 SUBDIVISION OF THE CITY scribed real estate located jlock@stlaw.net OF LEAVENWORTH, LEAVin the County of Leaven- 10484 Marty ENWORTH COUNTY, KANworth, State of Kansas, to Overland Park, KS 66212 SAS, ACCORDING TO THE wit: RECORDED PLAT THEREOF Phone: (913) 648-6333 (“Property”) Fax: (913) 642-8742 LOT 8, BLOCK 5, REPLAT OF ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF LOTS 8, 9, AND 10, SHERsaid real property is levied ________ WOOD FOREST, LEAVENupon as the property of DeWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS (First published in The Mir- fendant Eugene C. Schwarz, Commonly known as 23790 ror, Wednesday, December Jr. and all other alleged 140th Street, Leavenworth, 19, 2012) owners and will be sold Kansas 66048 without appraisal to satisfy IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF said Order of Sale. LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, This is an attempt to collect KANSAS a debt and any information LEAVENWORTH COUNTY CIVIL DEPARTMENT obtained will be used for SHERIFF that purpose. SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. Submitted by: Plaintiff, David A. Zoellner MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS vs. SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH & FRITZLEN, P.C. Beverly JoAnne Minnis, COUNTY, KANSAS Beverly M. Weber KS et al. #20570 Defendants. SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Sara N. Faubion KS Attorneys for Plaintiff #24865 Case No. 12CV417 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Court Number: Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS & Pursuant to K.S.A. Fax No. (913)831-3320 FRITZLEN, P.C. IS ATTEMPTChapter 60 Our File No. 12-004412/jm ING TO COLLECT A DEBT _______ AND ANY INFORMATION OBNOTICE OF SALE TAINED WILL BE USED FOR (First published in The MirTHAT PURPOSE. ror, Wednesday, December Under and by virtue of an Schwarz, 5585.995 12, 2012) Order of Sale issued to me 12/12, 12/19, 12/26 by the Clerk of the District _______ IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Court of Leavenworth LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, County, Kansas, the under- (First published in The MirKANSAS signed Sheriff of Leaven- ror, Wednesday, December CIVIL DEPARTMENT worth County, Kansas, will 19, 2012) offer for sale at public aucHSBC Bank USA, National tion and sell to the highest IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Association, as Trustee of bidder for cash in hand, at LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, the Fieldstone Mortgage In- the Justice Center, 2nd KANSAS vestment Trust, Series Floor Lobby, Leavenworth CIVIL DEPARTMENT 2006-2, County, Kansas, on January Plaintiff, Bank of America, N.A. 10, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the vs. Plaintiff, following real estate: Erickha Sheldon, et al. vs. Defendants. Lots 1, 2 and 3, Block 17, Raymond J Runnebaum, Jr., et al. REES, DONIPHAN AND Case No: 2012CV366 Defendants. THORNTON’S ADDITION, a Division: subdivision in the City of Case No. 12CV506 Leavenworth, Leavenworth Pursuant to K.S.A. Court Number: County, Kansas, commonly Chapter 60 known as 1916 2nd Ave, Pursuant to K.S.A. Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the (Title to Real Estate Chapter 60 “Property”) Involved) NOTICE OF SALE to satisfy the judgment in NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE the above-entitled case. Under and by virtue of an The sale is to be made Order of Sale issued to me Under and by virtue of an

SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar- Ste. 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 12-004504/jm ________

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You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate: Lot 6, Block 2, in the ADAMS SUBDIVISION, in the City of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, commonly known as 1822 Olive Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the “Property”) and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 15th day of January, 2013, in the District Court of Leavenworth County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (126231) ________ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, December 19, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Green Tree Servicing LLC Plaintiff, vs. Judy Kay Jennings; Richard Dale Jennings; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant), Defendants. Case No. 12CV634 Court Number: 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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012 5 Tonganoxie Tonganoxie other persons who are or ministration pursuant to may be concerned. the Kansas Simplified Estates Act, and if such reYou are notified that a Peti- quest is granted the Court tion has been filed in the may not supervise adminisDistrict Court of Leaven- tration of the estate and no worth County, Kansas, further notice of any action praying to foreclose a real of the Administratrix or estate mortgage on the fol- other proceedings in the lowing described real es- administration will be given tate: except for notice of final settlement of the Lot 18, CRESTWOOD COUN- decedent’s estate. Should TRY ESTATES PHASE I, an written objections to simaddition in the City of plified administration be Basehor, Leavenworth filed with the Court, the County, Kansas, according Court may order superto the recorded plat vised administration to enthereof, commonly known sue. as 15530 Elm Street, Basehor, KS 66007 (the You are hereby required to “Property”) file your written defenses thereto on or before 21 Deand all those defendants cember, 2012, at 1:00 who have not otherwise o’clock p.m., of said day, in been served are required to said court, in the City of plead to the Petition on or Leavenworth, in Leavenbefore the 29th day of Janu- worth County, Kansas, at ary, 2013, in the District which time and place said Court of Leavenworth cause will be heard. Should County,Kansas. If you fail you fail therein, Judgment to plead, judgment and de- and decree will be entered cree will be entered in due in due course upon such course upon the Petition. petition. All creditors are notified to exhibit their deNOTICE mands against the estate Pursuant to the Fair Debt within four (4) months from Collection Practices Act, 15 the date of the first publiU.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- cation of this notice as promation concerning the col- vided by law, and if their lection of this debt may be demands are not exhibited given without the prior con- they shall be forever sent of the consumer given barred. directly to the debt collector or the express permisTonya Rahija sion of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt Submitted by: collector is attempting to Michael E. Kelly., collect a debt and any in- S. Ct. no. 10438 formation obtained will be P.O. Box 664 used for that purpose. 512 East 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS, 66086 Prepared By: (913) 845-8780 South & Associates, P.C. Attorney for Petitioner Megan Cello (KS # 24167) ________ 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 (First published in The MirOverland Park, KS 66211 ror, Wednesday, December (913)663-7600 12, 2012) (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF (151883) LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, ________ KANSAS (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, December In the Matter of the 19, 2012) Estate of Andrew C. Jones, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Deceased LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS No. 2012 PR 173 CIVIL DEPARTMENT NOTICE TO CREDITORS JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, succes- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO sor by merger to Chase ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: Home Finance LLC Plaintiff, You are hereby notified vs. that on the 4th day of DeKim J. Henderson a/k/a Kim cember, 2012, a Petition Taylor; Kenneth D. Hender- was filed in this Court by son, II; Unknown spouse, if Leeanna K. Jones praying any, of Kim Henderson; Un- that she be appointed as known spouse, if any, of Administrator and granted Kenneth D. Henderson II; Letters of Administration. State of Kansas, Department of Social and Rehabil- All creditors of the above itation Services; Patricia E. named decedent are notified to exhibit their deFitzgerald, mands against the estate Defendants. within the latter of four months from the date of Case No. 12CV635 the first publication of this Court Number: notice under K.S.A. 59-2236 and amendments thereto, Pursuant to K.S.A. or if the identity of the Chapter 60 creditor is known or reaNOTICE OF SUIT sonably ascertainable, 30 days after actual notice THE STATE OF KANSAS, to was given as provided by the above-named defend- law, and if their demands ants and the unknown are not thus exhibited they heirs, executors, adminis- shall be forever barred. Detrators, devisees, trustees, mands must be filed with creditors and assigns of the Clerk of the District of Leavenworth any deceased defendants; Court the unknown spouses of County Kansas at 601 S. 3rd any defendants; the un- St., Suite 3051, Leavenknown officers, successors, worth, Kansas 66048. trustees, creditors and asLeeanna K. Jones, signs of any defendants Petitioner that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, ad- G. Ronald Bates, Jr. #12901 ministrators, devisees, 529 Delaware Street trustees, creditors, succes- Post Office Box 392 sors and assigns of any de- Leavenworth, Kansas fendants that are or were 66048 partners or in partnership; (913) 682-8882 the unknown guardians, Attorney for Petitioner ________ conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any le- (First published in The Mirgal disability; and the un- ror, Wednesday, December known heirs, executors, ad- 19, 2012) ministrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and as- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, signs of any person alleged KANSAS to be deceased, and all PROBATE DIVISION other persons who are or may be concerned. IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF You are notified that a PetiJACKIE JED PIERCE, tion has been filed in the DECEASED District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, NOTICE OF HEARING AND praying to foreclose a real NOTICE TO CREDITORS estate mortgage on the following described real esTHE STATE OF KANSAS TO tate: ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: Lots 7, 8 and 9, Block 13, STILLINGS SUBDIVISION, a You are hereby notified subdivision in the City of that a petition was filed in Court by Pamela Leavenworth, Leavenworth this County, Kansas, commonly Ibarra, executrix named in the will of Jackie Jed Pierce, known as 1311 Klemp Street, Leavenworth, KS deceased, praying that the Last Will and Testament of 66048 (the “Property”) said Jackie Jed Pierce, deand all those defendants ceased, dated February 26, who have not otherwise 2002 and filed with the petibeen served are required to tion be admitted to probate plead to the Petition on or and record; that Pamela before the 29th day of Janu- Ibarra be appointed as exary, 2013, in the District ecutrix without bond, and Court of Leavenworth that she be granted Letters County,Kansas. If you fail Testamentary. to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due You are required to file your written defenses course upon the Petition. thereto on or before the 11th day of January, 2013 at NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt 1:00 o’clock p.m. of said Collection Practices Act, 15 day, in said Court, in the U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- City of Leavenworth, Leavmation concerning the col- enworth County, Kansas, at lection of this debt may be which time and place said given without the prior con- cause will be heard. Should sent of the consumer given you fail therein, judgment directly to the debt collec- and decree will be entered tor or the express permis- in due course upon the pesion of a court of compe- tition. tent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to All creditors are notified to their demands collect a debt and any in- exhibit formation obtained will be against the estate within four (4) months from the used for that purpose. date of first publication of this notice as provided by Prepared By: law and, if their demands South & Associates, P.C. are not thus exhibited, they Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 shall be forever barred. Overland Park, KS 66211 MURRAY, TILLOTSON (913)663-7600 & BURTON, CHARTERED (913)663-7899 (Fax) By William K. Schmidt Attorneys For Plaintiff 117 Cherokee (96450) P. 0. Box 10 ________ Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 (First published in The Mir- Telephone: 913-682-5894 ror, Wednesday, December Facsimile: 913-682-2668 5, 2012) Attorney for Petitioner ________ IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Probate Division In The Matter of the Estate of ROBERT D. WALKER, Deceased, Case No. 2012 PR 172 Petition Pursuant to Chapter 59 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The State of Kansas to All Persons Concerned: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed on the 3rd day of December, 2012, in said court by Tonya Rahija an heir at law of Robert D. Walker deceased, praying that the petitioner be appointed as Administratrix and be granted Letters of Administration in the estate, without bond. You are further advised that the petitioner in this matter has requested ad-

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Dear Annie: Back in May, our son and his wife invited us to a concert at the end of December to celebrate my husband’s milestone birthday. They said it would be their treat, and we all agreed it would be a fun evening. Over the next few months, we got together often, and no mention was made of the concert. Yesterday, I sent a text saying we were excited about the concert and asked what time we should leave. Our son responded with a text saying they weren’t going and that we should have checked with them sooner. Regardless of the reason — whether illness, money, work schedule or whatever — shouldn’t the people who extended the invitation let the guests know there is a change of plans? We are so disappointed and — Confused About Cancellation Dear Confused: Your

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son and his wife should not have issued the invitation unless they meant it should have notified you well in advance if the plans had changed. However, it’s also possible they simply forgot about it until it was too late to get the tickets, in which case, mentioning how excited you were about the upcoming concert in, say, August might have averted this family drama. One should be diplomatic but not so reticent to speak that these things become an issue. Good communication, espe-

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cially between parents and children, can resolve or prevent a great many problems. Dear Annie: I read your column every day and love it, so I’d like your opinion on something. My little brother and his wife are expecting their first child in April. They have decided to have a “reveal party” to let everyone know the sex of the baby. This means the doctor will write down the gender of the baby and put it in a sealed envelope. Then someone takes the envelope to a party supply store where they pack a box with balloons filled with the appropriate color — pink or blue. At the party, the expectant parents open the box, and the balloons fly out letting everyone know the sex of the baby. To me, this seems like something the expectant parents would like to share with each other, without an audience. I am

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a gay male and probably will never have children, so this really doesn’t impact my life. But I am curious about what you think. — Greensboro, N.C. Dear Greensboro: While some parents prefer to get this news privately, in today’s Facebook age, many want to share it with friends and family as soon as possible. So a party makes sense to them. Yes, some people will interpret this as one more act of narcissism, but most expectant parents are so thrilled to share this news that we think the motives are actually sweet. Of course, if the parents have a gender preference, it’s best to get the news in private, since guests don’t want to see one of the hosts burst into tears of disappointment. Otherwise, we think these events are a matter of personal choice. Go and enjoy yourself. jacquelinebigar.com

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Others dominate the scene and want control. That’s OK — you have other fish to fry. Tonight: Remain sensitive to a friend. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Easy works, but not everyone is in agreement with you. A In a move that surprises and family member knows how to push saddens many decent, thoughtful you hard. Tonight: Get some extra people, NBC continues to broadR and R. cast “The 2012 Miss Universe Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Competition” (7 p.m., NBC). It’s  You might want to move not because people are all that past a problem involving someone agitated about an international Aries (March 21-April 19) talking too much. You already have beauty pageant. It’s because  You might react in a resis- tried to isolate yourself by screening “Universe” is owned by Donald tant manner to someone’s proposal. calls. Tonight: Silence is nice. Trump, and they’re dumbfoundWhether it is good or bad, think Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ed that the network still has anyabout the consequences that your  o you feel as if someone is thing to do with him. reactions might bring. Tonight: Off dragging you down? You suddenly Trump has long been known as to the gym. might decide to toss the shackles a colorful blowhard. That’s been Taurus (April 20-May 20) and free yourself, which could result part of his curious charm. But in  Act quickly, or you could in a mouth-gaping audience. To2012, Trump aligned himself with miss out on an important opportunight: Put your feet up and relax. the nonsensical extremism of the nity. A conversation with an adviser Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) “birther” movement and began points to making a more solid deci You might be coming off drifting toward the scary fringe. sion about present facts. Tonight: stronger than you realize. If someOn Nov. Take some personal time. one backs away, he or she probably 6, Trump Gemini (May 21-June 20) has good reason. Tonight: Relax g r e e t e d  Zero in on a goal. The with a pal. (and tweetunexpected surrounds a revelation, Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ed) Presiwhich allows you to move forward.  You can flex your budget, dent Barack Tonight: Only where your friends or you could consider robbing Peter Obama’s reare. to pay Paul. The best solution would election by Cancer (June 21-July 22) be to pare down remaining gifts. calling it a “travesty” and writing,  Understanding evolves Tonight: Rethink your shopping list. “We should have a revolution in after a conversation. You might not Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) this country.” like how assertive a friend or loved  You can try positive I’m no expert, but attacking one is, but at least this person gets thinking, but that might not bring the democratic process and callthe action moving. Tonight: To the you what you want. Go out, and ing for the violent overthrow of wee hours. lasso in exactly what you would like. the government go beyond imLeo (July 23-Aug. 22) Tonight: Keep wishing on a star, but passioned free speech and tip Work with a partner only if you must. toe closely to something called directly. Unusual information could sedition. I’m willing to forgive toss your thinking into “revamp” Trump, but only on two condi— The astrological forecast should mode. Tonight: Only where there is tions. First, he should apologize be read for entertainment only. music. for his reckless outburst. Then he must spend a month working as a janitor at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, dedicated to the 168 victims murdered in 1995 by domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh. That would remind Trump there are real consequences to loose and stupid talk of violence against the United States government. NBC has scheduled yet another season of “The Apprentice” for 2013 — another chance to reflect on the network’s craven corporate cowardice. And don’t forget the Donald Trump Signature Collection, on sale at Macy’s! Kriss Kringle would not approve!

Tonight’s other highlights:

Penelope Cruz and Susan Sarandon star in the 2004 holiday movie “Noel” (7 p.m., CW), directed by Chazz Palminteri.

“Nature” (7 p.m., PBS) repeats “Christmas in Yellowstone.”

“My Grandmother’s Ravioli” (7:30 p.m., Cooking) visits a firehouse kitchen in Delmar, N.Y.

“NOVA” (8 p.m., PBS) explores “The Riddles of the Sphinx.”

Bel and Freddie consider an expose of the city’s vice underworld on “The Hour” (8 p.m., BBC America).

Rumors of looting at a fire site spark an investigation on “Chicago Fire” (9 p.m., NBC). — Copyright 2012 United Feature Syndicate, distributed by Universal Uclick.

BIRTHDAYS

Actress Cicely Tyson is 79. Actor Tim Reid is 68. Actor Mike Lookinland is 52. Actress Jennifer Beals is 49. Actor Scott Cohen is 48. Actor Robert MacNaughton is 46. Magician Criss Angel is 45. Actress Kristy Swanson is 43. Model Tyson Beckford is 42. Actress Alyssa Milano is 40. Actor Jake Gyllenhaal is 32. Actress Marla Sokoloff is 32.

For Wednesday, Dec. 19: This year you often are inspired to live out a dream or go for what you really want. Sometimes this path can be confusing. If you are single, you could be drawn to a Capricorn or a very strong-willed individual. If you are attached, share more of your newfound inspiration by living it. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

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ACROSS 1 Email filter target 5 Decidedly un-Texan 10 Powerful emotion 14 Bishop Desmond 15 “The Sons of ___ Elder” 16 Line-___ veto 17 Old-style “Bummer!” 18 Crave (with “for”) 19 Soothing salve 20 Contradict 22 With irregularity and unevenness 24 Couple with 16 arms? 27 Singer Amos 28 Fill-up filler 30 Steep, rugged cliff 31 Cab type 34 Goddess of abundance and fertility 35 “What ___ God wrought?” 36 Princess’ adornment 37 Bumbling dudes 39 Stop pushing so hard 42 Way into a mine 43 Cappuccino topper 45 Tiler’s measurement 47 Animal doctor 48 Pour through

a sieve 50 Cop after dealers 51 Oft-pale beverage 52 Wedding cake doll 53 Dough component 55 Like the son in a parable of Jesus 58 Indian lute 61 The stuff of legends 62 “___ you ashamed?” 65 Roy’s partner on the range 66 Takes into a count? 67 Homebound student, often 68 “Good heavens!” 69 Put through the paces 70 Overdo it onstage 71 Nevada’s secondlargest city DOWN 1 Attack with a dagger 2 Act the crybaby 3 Like a stumped puzzle solver? 4 “___ to my ears” 5 Word with “high” or “light” 6 West of old Hollywood 7 Abutting at

90 degrees 8 A euro forerunner 9 Kentucky Derby victory margin 10 Poet’s name for Ireland 11 Smaller and weaker, perhaps 12 Break the news 13 Television award 21 Carve into glass 23 Blame bearer 25 Kind of testimony 26 Fancy chopped liver 28 Blunders 29 In pieces 32 Built-out window 33 Photo finish? 38 Least wild and frivolous

40 River through Russia 41 South American nation 44 Sound system of yesteryear 46 Book of apostolic deeds 49 Make invalid 54 Kind of down 55 Surveyor’s map 56 Hopped a freight 57 Calla lily, e.g. 59 “Chattahoochee” singer Jackson 60 Bring on the decorator 63 Tightrope walker’s protection 64 Concert souvenir

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