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THE KANSAS LEADERSHIP CENTER SENT OUT THIS POSTCARD promoting the benefits of receiving leadership training. The picture of the dilapidated downtown at bottom is intended to suggest a lack of effective leadership. Problem is, the picture is of a real town in Kansas, Effingham, and its residents are none too pleased.

Effingham residents unhappy that their home is used as ‘undesirable’ example Organization says it didn’t know picture was of Kansas town By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

A picture is worth a thousand words — and sometimes not always the right ones. A statewide group that promotes leadership is in the process of apologizing to the small Kansas community of Effingham after the

organization sent out a picture and postcard suggesting Effingham isn’t the type of town people would like to live in. “I can completely understand why the people of Effingham are disappointed,” said Ed O’Malley, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas Leadership Center.

Here’s what happened: The Kansas Leadership Center this fall sent out postcards in Lawrence and eight other communities promoting the benefits of receiving leadership training. In Lawrence, the postcard specifically was trying to generate interest for the Leadership Lawrence program that is operated through the Lawrence

Chamber of Commerce. The postcard contained two pictures. One was of a vibrant community celebration. The other was of a dilapidated downtown block. The postcard asked readers, “Which community would you rather call home?” The postcard then went on to suggest the community with the dilapidated downtown was lacking effective leadership.

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For Christmas this year, Lori Heasty traded in cookies and petits fours for something she thought would do a little more good: donations to local charities. Heasty, the owner of CritiCare Home Health Services, typically gives food as a thank you to the more than 50 businesses her company works with throughout the year. But this season, Heasty made the

decision to send out Christmas cards that let the companies know a donation had been made instead. “There are a lot of people having a hard time, larger organizations that just need a little extra help,” Heasty said. “Do we really need more food? Not really. We need more exercise. So that is why we decided to do it this year.”

So far, the response from Heasty’s business associates has been positive and her employees feel good. “I feel strongly that Lawrence is an awesome place, and it’s nice to be able to give back,” Heasty said. Heasty is one of many people throughout Lawrence who give gifts that keep on giving during the holiday season.

● 2009: 110 ● 2008: 102 ● 2007: 166 ● 2006: 247 ● 2005: 232

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Donations to charity may be the best gift By Christine Metz

A new report out of Lawrence City Hall shows the city’s construction industry will post stronger numbers than a year ago, and likely its best since 2007. Lawrence builders have started 137 single-family homes in the city through November. That’s up from 110 homes that were started in all of 2009. Builders also have started 247 remodeling jobs thus far in 2010, which is up from 200 in all of 2009. Building permit fees also are above last year’s totals. The city has collected $599,455 in fees, up from $565,524 a year ago. Duplex and apartment construction are two areas where builders haven’t yet surpassed last year’s totals. Builders have started 10 duplexes through November — compared with 16 for all of 2009 — and 96 apartment units, down from 172 in 2009. The number of single family home permits — long considered a key measure of the health of the local construction industry — are at their highest mark since 2007. But the report doesn’t yet indicate a clear rebound for the industry. That’s in part because 2008 and 2009 were among the worst years on record for single family home construction. Here’s a look at single family home numbers since 2000:

And for the local organizations that receive them, the donations are critical. The United Way of Douglas County is asking holiday shoppers to keep its organization in mind. They hope people will make gifts in honor of those on their shopping list that would help meet the organization’s $100,000 shortfall. For the Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation Please see DONATIONS, page 5A

● 2004: 313 ● 2003: 317 ● 2002: 304 ● 2001: 308 ● 2000: 305

Things to consider before you give For those thinking about giving a donation to a charity in lieu of a gift, Consumer Reports advises givers to ask the recipient about a charitable donation to make sure it is what the person wants. It’s also a good idea to find out what organizations the person supports. Consumer Reports also tells givers to be wary of charitable gift cards. While charitable gift cards allow the recipient to select from

an array of charities, the card can come with hidden fees that have a percentage of the money go to the group issuing the card rather than to the nonprofit. If in doubt, Consumer Reports recommends just giving cash and suggesting that some or part of the money go toward his or her favorite charity. That way, the recipient can decide where the money should go, even if it’s into his or her own pocket.

Sebelius says health care bill has helped Kansans in numerous ways By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

In Kansas, the Affordable Care Act has brought $10.9 million in new grant funding. Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, provided an update on the federal legislation during a conference call Monday. HHS also released data on how the bill has helped Kansans, including:

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DEATHS Robert Dale Meyer, M.D. Robert Dale Meyer, “Doctor Bob,” 57, of Kansas City, MO, passed away December 17, 2010. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 19, at Congregation Beth Torah, 6100 W. 127th St., Overland Park, KS. Interment will be in the Congregation Beth Torah section in Mt. Moriah Meyer Cemetery South, 10507 Holmes Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, 1000 Carondelet Dr., Kansas City, MO 64114, designated for Medical Missions. Bob was born April 29, 1953 in Kansas City, MO, son of Leon and Marian (Lesser) Meyer. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he also completed his medical education. He was former President of the Medical Staff, Medical Center of Independence. He worked with Midwest Hospital Specialists in Internal Medicine as a hospitalist physician at several area hospitals,

most recently at Research Medical Center and St. Joseph Medical Center. Preceding his work as a hospitalist, Bob had been in private practice for many years. He served on a medical mission to Jamaica with the St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation. He was a founding member of Congregation Beth Torah. On September 19, 2010 he married Maria T. “Terry” Arredondo Solis. Bob enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, nature and travel. He was known for his great sense of humor and varied interests, including fine foods, sports and dancing. He was preceded in his death by his parents and sister Janet Dubinsky. Bob is survived by his wife Terry Solis of the home; son Joel Meyer of Kansas City, MO; daughter Leah Meyer of St. Louis, MO; stepson Michael Manes of Kansas City, MO; former wife of 24 years and mother of his children Judith Winter Meyer of Lawrence, KS; two nephews Adam and Jonathan Dubinsky; extended family and many friends. Condolences may be made at www.mtmoriah-freeman.com.

E ISENBARGER SERVICES EUDORA — Funeral services for Merlin K. Eisenbarger, 71, Grove, Okla., will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Warren-McElwain MortuaryEudora Chapel. Burial will follow in the Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Eisenbarger died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at St. John Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Martinsville, Mo., the son of Lloyd and Emma Hook Eisenbarger. He moved to Eudora with his family when he started sixth grade. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1958. Mr. Eisenbarger and his wife moved from Eudora to Grove to live on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, in 1983. They later moved into town. He began his career as a meat cutter for Dillon Stores and then later was the owner of Merlin’s Hy-Klas Grocery and Merlin’s Ice Company in Eudora. After moving to Grove, Mr. Eisenbarger owned the Grove Beauty Supply for over 20 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Grove. Mr. Eisenbarger was also a member of the Grove Moose Lodge, where he earned the highest honor, the Pilgrim Degree. While in

Eudora, he was a member and past president of the Eudora Lions Club. He married Patsy Kelley on June 21, 1958, Eisenbarger in Eudora. She survives of the home. Other survivors include two daughters, Pamela Landon, Neosho, Mo., and Penny Harrell and husband Mike, Lawrence; a brother, Bob and wife Dorothy, Pittsburg, Mo.; and four grandchildren, Cliffton Eisenbarger, Wendell Landon, Bradley Harrell and Maxwell Harrell. He was preceded in death by a son, Merlin K. Jr., a sister, Betty Thomas, and his parents. The family will greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel. The family suggests memorials to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or to the charity of the donor’s choice, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.

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The problem, though, is that the picture of the dilapidated downtown is of Effingham, a community of about 650 people about 45 minutes northwest of Lawrence. To make matters worse, the Kansas Leadership Center has a mission of helping Kansas communities such as Effingham prosper, not publicly suggesting to thousands that it is on the wrong track. O’Malley said the picture was a mistake, and also an example of how small the world has become. He said the center’s marketing team pulled the photo off an online website that offers generic “stock” photos for use. The photo wasn’t identified as being taken in Effingham, and the staff did not recognize it as a Kansas community. “If we would have known that it was of a Kansas town, ARRY ON EEDLE we would never have used it,” O’Malley said. “I feel awful Private services for Barry University Hospital in that it has happened.” Jon Beedle, 55, Eudora, will Kansas City, Kan. Residents of the town be held at a later date. Online condolences may weren’t feeling too good ARL SERVICES He died Sunday, Dec. 19, be sent at about it either. 2010, at the Kansas warrenmcelwain.com. Services for Eldred Lee 19, 2010, at Lawrence “I guarantee you that a lot Earl, 69, Lawrence, will be at Memorial Hospital. of people were not happy 2 p.m. Thursday at RumseyFriends may call from about it,” Mayor James Potts Yost Funeral Home. Burial noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday said. “The attitude was ‘how OORE SERVICES will be 11 a.m. Monday in the at the funeral home, where dare they.’ The photograph Pleasant View Cemetery in the family will receive them Funeral services for Elsie doesn’t do the town justice in Folks Sr. on Nov. 10, 1943. Logan. from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. M. Moore, 85, Eudora, will any sense of the word.” They divorced in 1968. She Mr. Earl died Sunday, Dec. Wednesday. be at 2 p.m. today at He said he called the Wichimarried Ira Moore on Jan. 19, Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, ta-based center to complain 1971. He preceded her in with the Rev. Michael and received a quick apology. death in 2008. Tomson-DeGreeff officiatPotts then said he decided to She was also preceded in ONES OWARD ing. Burial will follow in Oak death by two sons, Richard exercise some — what would Hill Cemetery. be the word — leadership and Folks Jr. and Kenneth Folks; City, Mo. TONGANOXIE — Funeral Mrs. Moore died Friday, take the high road. a stepdaughter, Betty Jean He married Marian services for Howard G. Dec. 17, 2010, at her home. “I don’t have any bad feelMoore; a brother, Firman Jones, 81, Linwood, will be at “Dixie” Dixon on Sept. 6, She was born Dec. 26, Mullin Jr.; two sisters, Violet ings about the Kansas Leader1957, in Linwood. She pre10 a.m. Friday at the Quisenship Center at all,” Potts said. ceded him in death Nov. 22, 1924, in Kansas City, Mo., the Bahnmaier and Dorothea berry Funeral Home in daughter of Firman “Moon” “I obviously wish they hadn’t Robertson Adamson; one 2008. Tonganoxie. Burial will foland Frances Fortin Mullin. done it, but you can’t blame grandchild; and one greatSurvivors include two low in Mount Sidney CemeShe attended schools in them if they didn’t know.” grandchild. sons, Dr. Kevin Jones, tery, Linwood. Lawrence and graduated Shortly after being contactSurvivors include two Shawnee, and Brian Jones, Mr. Jones died Monday, from Liberty Memorial High daughters, Janet Gabriel and ed by Potts, O’Malley set up a Waldorf, Md.; one daughter, Dec. 20, 2010, at his home. School in 1942. time to come speak to a comhusband Mark, Eudora, and He was born Nov. 12, 1929, Kerry Chaffin, Overland munity group in Effingham. Mrs. Moore worked as a Mary Jane Church and husPark; one brother, Marvin in Tonganoxie, the son of O’Malley will make that trip Jones, Tonganoxie; and eight secretary at Sunflower Army band Orville, Lawrence; a Howard and Elaine Wednesday. Ammunition Plant in De Soto son, Larry Folks, Mesquite, grandchildren. Winkelman Jones. He served “If I were them, I would be and later at Farmland Indus- Nev.; 15 grandchildren; 30 The family will receive in the U.S. Navy and was a tries in Lawrence. She was a great-grandchildren; and one very upset,” O’Malley said. friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Korean War veteran. “That’s one of the reasons I’m Cub Scout den mother, a Girl great-great-grandchild. Thursday at the He was a member of the going up there. I want to apolScout leader, a member of 4The family met friends on United Methodist Church in Quisenberry Chapel. ogize in person.” H, past president of the Monday at Rumsey-Yost The family suggests Linwood, and a member of The issue did draw some Alford-Clarke Post 852 of the Funeral Home. the Linwood Lions Club and memorials to United attention in Lawrence. Gary Veterans of Foreign Wars The family suggests the Linwood Masonic Lodge Methodist Church in Linwood, sent in care of the Ladies Auxiliary, Eagles Aerie memorials to Eudora United Hamon — who along with his AF&AM No. 241. wife grew up in Effingham — No. 309 Ladies Auxiliary, a Methodist Church or the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, He worked as a civil engireceived the postcard at his past president of the Pilot American Cancer Society, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. neer for Harrington & Lawrence home. He originalClub of Lawrence, and a sent in care of the funeral Cortelyou Co. in Kansas ly thought the Lawrence member of Eudora United home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, Chamber of Commerce was Methodist Church. She also KS 66044. behind the mailing because enjoyed bowling for more Online condolences may than 45 years. be sent at rumsey-yost.com. the postcard directed people USTED SERVICES to contact the Leadership She married Richard E. Lawrence program. She survives of the home. Graveside services for Chamber officials said they Other survivors include Roscoe F. Husted, 95, did sign up to be part of a free three daughters, Dolores Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. marketing program through Kilburn and husband Dean, Wednesday at Sutton Information about what the newspaper accepts and the center, but said they did Lawrence, Joyce Bowen and Cemetery in rural Douglas other guidelines, including costs for obituaries, can be not play any role in designing husband Charlie, Perry, and County. obtained through your mortuary, by calling the Journalthe postcard. Donna Kilburn, Lawrence; a Mr. Husted died Sunday, World at (785) 832-7154, or online at “Our promotional dollars son, Gary and wife Patty, Dec. 19, 2010, at his home. www2.ljworld.com/obits/policy/. are next to nothing, so we He was born Aug. 30, 1915, Lawrence; 11 grandchildren; took the opportunity to do nine great-grandchildren; in Lawrence, the son of this,” said Sue Hack, director and five great-great-grandGeorge W. and Susan Bell of Leadership Lawrence. “But children. Doll Husted. He attended we would not want to do anyHe was preceded in death Trial date set for suspect in bike-path attack Lawrence schools, and gradthing at all to disparage anothby his parents and a son, uated from Liberty The court case involving a her bike and attacking her June er Kansas community.” Ronald Dean. Memorial High School in 30-year-old man accused of 16 on the bike path between The center — which is a Friends may call from 1934. attacking a woman on a souththe Youth Sports Complex socnonprofit funded by the prinoon to 8 p.m. today at Mr. Husted worked at cer fields and Clinton Lake. vately funded Kansas Health Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, west Lawrence bike path last Kansas Color Press, summer appears ready for a The woman testified at a Foundation — used the same where the family will Hercules Powder Plant, and January jury trial. June preliminary hearing in the postcard to promote eight receive them from 6 p.m. to retired from Lawrence Attorneys for both sides in case and accused Nichols of other leadership programs. 7 p.m. Paper Company after 32 the case of William E. Nichols grabbing her off her bike on Other communities where the The family suggests years of service. His hometold Douglas County District June 16. She alleged he held a postcard was mailed are: stead where he was raised is memorial contributions to Judge Peggy Kittel on Monday knife to her throat. McPherson; Topeka; Thomas Douglas County Visiting still standing at the end of morning that they were preTwo men rescued the County; Rooks County; Great Nurses, Rehabilitation and North Michigan Street. He pared for the Jan. 10 trial. woman and chased her attackBend; Pratt; Dickinson Counenjoyed working on cars and Hospice Care, or Sutton Nichols faces charges of er away. The suspect was later ty; and Butler County. Cemetery, sent in care of the racing them. He also was an aggravated kidnapping, arrested by officers. At the funeral home, 601 Ind., avid gardener, and always — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be attempted rape and aggravated time of the attack, the woman had a large garden each year. Lawrence, KS, 66044. reached at 832-6362. Follow him at battery. He’s accused of grabwas visiting a family in Online condolences may He married Lavere Sutton Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw. Lawrence. be sent at rumsey-yost.com. bing a 23-year-old woman off on Aug. 11, 1938, in Wichita.

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Obama seeks GOP support in arms pact President Barack Obama tried to sway reluctant Republican senators on Monday to back a new arms control treaty with Russia as GOP aversion to giving a politically damaged president another victory intruded on his national security agenda. The White House and senior Democrats expressed confidence that they had the votes for the accord that was signed by Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in April. The two countries negotiated the New START pact to cap nuclear weapons and restart weapons inspections in the spirit of U.S. efforts to reset the relationship between the former Cold War foes. Proponents edged closer to getting the two-thirds vote they needed for ratification as Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts announced he would support the treaty. 2 | SOUTH CAROLINA

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Republican Jay Emler says more funding for higher ed ‘simply doesn’t exist’ By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

T O P E K A — Kansas Senate Republicans on Monday elected a new majority leader who said that repeal of the recent sales tax was a bad idea and that higher education would probably not see an increase in funding. Sen. Jay Emler, R-Lindsborg, was elected without dissent and

without opposition by his fellow Republicans, who hold a 32-8 advantage over Democrats in the Senate. Asked about Emler upcoming legislative budget battles, Emler, who has served as

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The memory of the Civil War collided with modern-day civil rights Monday as protesters targeted a “Secession Ball,” commemorating South Carolina’s decision exactly 150 years ago to secede from the United States of America. As blacks and whites gathered in the twilight with electric candles and signs for an NAACP protest, a predominantly white group of men in old-fashioned tuxedos and women in long-flowing dresses and gloves stopped to watch and take pictures before going into the Charleston auditorium where the ball was taking place. NAACP leaders said it made no sense to hold a gala to honor men who committed treason against their own nation for the sake of a system that kept black men and women in bondage as slaves. They compared Confederate leaders to terrorists and Nazi soldiers. But organizers of the ball said it had nothing to do with celebrating slavery. Instead, the $100-a-person private event was a fundraiser to honor the Southern men who were willing to sacrifice their lives for their homes and their vision of states’ rights.

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SIX-YEAR-OLD SUNNY LANGE STEADIES A MOWER for his neighbor Adam Millikin as Millikin gives it a good pull Monday in his yard in North Lawrence. Millikin and Sunny’s mother, Liberty Hollis, not pictured, spent part of the morning and afternoon raking and mowing while temperatures remained a bit warmer on Monday. See the weather forecast, page 8A.

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because of the expiration of federal stimulus funding. Despite the dire revenue projections, some Republicans have called for repeal of the 1-cent increase in the state sales tax rate, which was approved last session and went into effect July 1. But Emler said repeal of the

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In the biggest anti-terrorist sweep in Britain in nearly two years, police have arrested a dozen men accused of plotting a large-scale terror attack on targets inside the United Kingdom. The suspects, who ranged in age from 17 to 28, had been under surveillance for weeks and were believed to have links to Pakistan and Bangladesh, security officials said. The arrests come amid growing concerns in Europe over terrorism following a suicide bombing in Sweden and reported threats of a terror attack on a European city modeled on the deadly shooting spree in Mumbai, India. Police swooped in before dawn Monday in coordinated raids on houses in four cities — London, the Welsh city of Cardiff and the English cities of Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent. The officers were unarmed, suggesting any planned attack was not imminent.

chairman of the Senate budget committee, said the state spending plan for next fiscal year will be “austere.” Emler also serves on the transition team of Gov.-elect Sam Brownback, a Republican who will take office Jan. 10 at the start of the 2011 legislative session. Budget experts forecast an approximately $500 million revenue shortfall, primarily

An attorney for a Fort Leavenworth soldier charged in a downtown Lawrence stabbing says self-defense could come into play in the case. During a hearing Monday for 19-year-old Christopher J. McCallum, defense attorney James Rumsey said video from the 600 block of Massachusetts Street would show the alleged stabbing victim in the case throwing a person onto the hood of a car. Rumsey’s statements came as he asked District Judge Sally Pokorny to lower McCallum’s $100,000 bond. Douglas County prosecutors last week charged McCallum with one count of aggravated battery after a 20-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man was stabbed during a fight early Dec. 5 outside Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Rumsey said that according to the law enforcement affidavit, a fight started inside Liberty Hall, where McCallum and some friends had attended an event. Once the people involved in the fight were removed from inside, the fight resumed. The defense attorney said video would show the alleged victim in the case throwing McCallum’s friend — another Fort Leavenworth soldier — onto a car and two other men

“pounding on this guy after he was thrown on the hood.” “It wasn’t a situation where (the alleged victim) was an innocent bystander,” Rumsey said in court Monday afternoon. “And he’s probably committing an aggravated battery on my client’s friend, which brings up some potential elements of self-defense.” Police had broken up the fight outside Liberty Hall, but they were called later to Lawrence Memorial Hospital where the Kansas City, Kan., man went, suffering from stab wounds. He was later transferred to a Kansas City-area hospital and released several days later. Greg Benefiel, an assistant district attorney, said the stabbing victim indicated in the affidavit that he was jumped upon leaving Liberty Hall, which caused him to throw a man onto the hood of a car. Pokorny did not rule on Rumsey’s motion for a lower bond, but she said she would consider it again after the Jan. 10 preliminary hearing in the case. Rumsey said that the Army would still detain McCallum at Fort Leavenworth if he posts bond here but that his client preferred to be in custody there instead of Douglas County Jail. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/lawrencecrime.

Storm hits state; more rain expected A powerful storm system with drenching rain, heavy snow and high winds lashed California on Monday, but forecasters warned the worst was yet to come. Even stronger storms were bearing down on the state and threatened to dump another 5 to 10 inches of rain during the next two days. Virtually the entire state was affected by the bad weather. Some locations in Southern California had received more than 12 inches of rain, said meteorologist Jamie Meier of the National Weather Service. It was the most rainfall from one storm event since 2005, he said. Thousands of residents of the San Joaquin Valley farming community of McFarland were evacuated for hours Monday amid fears of major flooding.

Historical Kansas newspapers now available online By Beccy Tanner The Wichita Eagle

WICH ITA — Some of Kansas’ oldest newspapers are now online through the Library of Congress, allowing anyone with Internet access to view how 19th-century Kansas was built day by day. In some ways it revolutionizes how people can research Kansas history, but it is only one step in

recording that history. Only 20 newspapers from six different regions of the state have been put on the website so far. “For Kansas, for this time period from 1860 to 1922, we have approximately 5,600 newspaper titles in our archives,” said Margaret Knecht, one of the Kansas Historical Society committee members who helped get the 100,000 digitized pages from

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150th anniversary of its entry into the Union. The Kansas Historical Society already has placed nearly all Kansas newspapers on microfilm. Kansas newspaper editors — including The Eagle’s founder, Marshall Murdock — started the collection and founded the society in 1875. “Kansas then had only been Steve Barlow, a state for 14 years, but the ediKU professor, tors then realized some of the Lawrence history was getting away from “A painting my 11-year-old son them,” Knecht said. “They painted of a Mustang, an old made an effort to collect the car we’d been working on.” newspapers.” The initial 20 newspapers for the Library of Congress collection were chosen by geographic region. Kansas historian and Wichita State University professor Craig Miner, who served on the committee until his death in September, advocated strongly for The Wichita Eagle’s inclusion. Other papers include the Abilene Reflector, Dodge City Globe, Iola Register, White Cloud Kansas Chief and Saline County Journal. Judy Lewis, “There were some we budget coach, couldn’t do because of the Lawrence quality of image,” Knecht said. “My dad died this year, and “During that time period, the he gave me a Bible for newspapers were printed on Christmas.” rag paper but the ink was acidic and bled through,” making them impossible to photograph.

approval from legislators and Brownback. As majority leader, Emler will set the Senate’s debate schedule and run party caucus meetings. Emler, an attorney who has been in the Senate since 2001, said he would try to unite the sometimes divided caucus. He replaces Derek Schmidt, R-Independence, who was elected attorney general. Sen. Terry Bruce, R-Hutchinson, had considered running for majority leader but bowed out of the race last week. Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton, said he was glad Emler decided to

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WASHINGTON — New rules aimed at prohibiting broadband providers from becoming gatekeepers of Internet traffic now have just enough votes to pass the Federal Communications Commission today. The rules would prohibit phone and cable companies from abusing their control

over broadband connections to discriminate against rival content or services, such as Internet phone calls or online video, or play favorites with Web traffic. FCC C h a i r m a n Ju l i u s Genachowski now has the t h re e vo te s n e e d e d fo r a p p rova l , d e s p i te f i r m opposition from the two Republicans on the f ivemember commission. Genac h ows k i ’s two fe l l ow

Democrats said Monday they will vote for the rules, even though they consider them too weak. The outcome caps a nearly-16-month push by Genachowski to pass “network neutrality” rules and marks a key turning point in a policy dispute that began more than five years ago. “The open Internet is a crucial American marketplace, and I believe that it is

appropriate for the FCC to safeguard it by adopting an order that will establish clear rules to protect consumers’ access,” Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, a Democrat, said in a statement. Yet many supporters of network neutrality are disappointed. Clyburn and the other Democrat, Michael Copps, both said the rules are not as strong as they would

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Multiple rural Douglas County fire units responded to a structure fire Sunday evening at 1963 E. 175 Road southwest of Lecompton. According to H. Wayne Riley, chief of Lecompton FireEMS, the homeowner came home about 9:30 p.m. to find the house filled with smoke. Riley said the amount of damage and the cause hadn't yet been determined, but he said it looked like the fire started in the basement. Riley said the inside of the house was gutted by the fire, but the outside of the house looked fine. Riley said it took about twoand-a-half hours to extinguish the fire fully. Units from Lecompton, Kanawaka and Wakarusa responded to the scene. A medic from Lawrence and a water tender from Shawnee Heights fire also came to the scene.

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Megan Meyers gave donations to the local humane society in honor of her three co-workers at Pennington and Co. The recipients are all pet owners and throughout the year make sure to recycle their aluminum cans to benefit the organization. “You get to the point where you don’t really need anything. And it’s nice to receive something that benef its something else,” Meyers said. In the past, Rusty Shelton has given gifts of sheep, honey bees, chickens and even part of a cow. The animals don’t actually go to the person receiving the gift. Instead the donations are made through Heifer International, a global

based on a pre-existing condition, dropping coverage because you made a mistake on your application, or putting lifetime caps on the dollar amount that companies will spend on benefits. ● Coverage for young adults. They are able to remain on the parents’ plan until they turn 26 if the plan covers dependent children and if coverage isn’t offered to them through their job. ● Health care work force. It provided $250 million in funding that, along with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will train up to 16,000 primary care doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners during the next five years.

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A 19-year-old man who faces a rape charge in connection with an August incident at a Kansas University fraternity waived his right on Monday to a preliminary hearing. The man’s attorney asked for a Feb. 4 hearing before setting a trial date. “At that point, we’ll know whether this could be resolved or not,” defense attorney Tom Bath told Douglas County District Judge Peggy Kittel. The man, who is no longer a KU student, faces one count of rape or an alternative count of aggravated sexual battery. A female KU student reported to Lawrence police that on the night of Aug. 21 she was at the Delta Chi fraternity house, 1245 West Campus Road, and fell asleep in a room there. Prosecutors allege she was then sexually assaulted by the suspect, who was an acquaintance. She called Lawrence police the next day when she returned to her residence hall, and officers later arrested the 19-year-old man after they interviewed him.

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examination at no cost to them, and people new to Medicare will no longer have out-of-pocket costs for the “Welcome to Medicare” physical exam. Sebelius said HHS will continue to move forward in 2011, despite threats to overturn the bill by new lawmakers who are headed to Washington, D.C. “I think it is important that folks understand that there is no going back,” she said. “We can’t return to the days when over the last 10 years insurance charges went up 131 percent and people have less coverage and less options.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com.

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Discrimination issue The new system for handling discrimination complaints in the city may be working fine, but a drop in investigations this year warrants monitoring.

Petraeus offers Afghanistan evaluation KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — As President Obama was rolling out his Afghan policy review, I had the chance to visit U.S. forwardoperating bases in the Taliban heartland, and to interview Gen. David Petraeus. I came away convinced that, after the surge of 30,000 U.S. troops, real progress is being made in clearing the Taliban from large areas in the south — and disrupting its networks. Yet a visit to Camp Hansen, a dusty U.S. out-

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dramatic drop in the number of discrimination complaints investigated by the city this year may be good news or cause for concern. As a budget-cutting measure, city commissioners approved the elimination at the beginning of this year of two city jobs that were responsible for overseeing and enforcing the city’s Human Relations Code. The code prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and a number of other factors when it comes to employment, housing and other areas. Responsibility for investigating discrimination complaints was transferred to the city prosecutor’s office. That seemed like a reasonable course, but reports last week that discrimination complaints investigated by the city had dropped from 17 in 2009 to three in 2010 is raising some questions. There are a number of factors that might explain such a drop. The most favorable would be that there were far fewer people who felt they were the victims of discrimination this year, but that doesn’t seem particularly likely. It’s also possible that the city prosecutor’s office is being far more selective than the city’s former human relations department had been in deciding which cases to investigate. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, as long as cases that have merit still are investigated. The other possibility that should concern city commissioners more is that the local residents may not know where to file a complaint or may be intimidated by the legal atmosphere of the city prosecutor’s office. These are issues city employees should be able to address. For instance, information about where to file discrimination complaints isn’t particularly easy to find on the city’s website — even after some misinformation was pointed out by a Journal-World reporter and corrected. It also wouldn’t hurt for employees in the city prosecutor’s office to make an extra effort to work with people who want to file a complaint and make them feel more comfortable with the process. Even if the complaint ends up not warranting investigation, people deserve to be heard. City leaders have traditionally taken enforcement of the human relations code seriously. The state also has anti-discrimination laws, and local residents could take their complaints to the Kansas Human Rights Commission, but Lawrence officials have maintained that it’s important for residents to have a local venue in which to address those issues. We agree with Mayor Mike Amyx, that the city should give the new system time to work. During that time the city’s Human Relations Board also should monitor the situation and try to gauge whether the needs of city residents are being met. It’s great that Lawrence places a high priority on local enforcement of human rights laws. That process only works, however, if people can access the information they need and the officials who can help them.

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He says he is not ‘an “optimist or a pessimist.’

Instead, he repeats Obama’s mantra that Afghan progress is ‘fragile and reversible’ and ‘must be solidified.’ Perhaps this is a hedge against failure. Perhaps it is pragmatism. Maybe it is just warding off the evil eye.”

post in hotly contested Helmand province, made clear why Obama called those gains “fragile” and said they could be reversed. U.S. troops hope to expand and link “ink spots” — areas cleared of Taliban — in rural Helmand districts such as Nawa and Marjah. The U.S. military wants to transition partial responsibility for Nawa to Afghan civilian and military personnel by next summer.

Two key factors But that goal is undercut by two factors. First, the central Afghan government in Kabul hasn’t sent personnel to staff local and district offices, or to dispense justice. The failure to adjudicate land disputes pushes farmers into the arms of the Taliban, which operates religious courts. Moreover, the central government often appoints corrupt provincial and district governors or tries to fire honest ones. It took heavy NATO pressure to keep the capable governor in Helmand from being fired by President Hamid Karzai. Second, when the Taliban is driven out of Helmand, it can find sanctuary across the border in Pakistan. Marine Col. David

Furness told reporters that the Taliban brought in weapons and electronic components along the “rat line” from Pakistan. “If they couldn’t go to Pakistan, it would be over,” he said. As commander in Afghanistan, Petraeus is painfully aware of these two strategic Achilles heels: lack of adequate governance and the safe havens in Pakistan. At his headquarters in Kabul, he spoke of military gains, saying U.S. forces have “arrested the momentum of the Taliban in many areas and reversed it in some,” while taking out midlevel Taliban members and bomb-makers. Handing out copies of his famous multicolored PowerPoint charts, he described a strategy that, while focused on the south and east, is also doing “shaping operations” in the troubled north and expanding the vastly improved security in Kabul to its neighboring provinces. He was clearly piqued that many think his focus is now purely military, and stressed that “kinetic operations, while necessary, are not sufficient.” While securing an area is the priority, he said, “you have to exploit it through Afghan local governance and anticorruption measures” so villagers “will support the Afghan government.” In other words, if their local government doesn’t offer services and justice, the people will turn, often reluctantly, to the Taliban. Petraeus has not given up hope that nascent Afghan institutions and government will gradually

improve. “The governors (Karzai) has appointed on my watch have been generally impressive,” the general said, and more civil servants are being trained to take jobs in far-flung districts. Petraeus has a team pursuing cases of Afghan corruption (including those fueled by lucrative U.S. contracts), and he says Karzai is cooperating. Karzai has also signed on to a Petraeus priority project, a program to train 10,000 Afghan local police under the aegis of the Interior Ministry. The program will provide security to areas without regular police, while also providing jobs to locals. However, the general does not want to discuss the issue of Karzai’s brother, Ahmed Wali, a powerful and controversial figure in Kandahar, whose machinations are blamed by many for tribal divisions that create openings for the Taliban.

Security gains needed Petraeus appears to be hoping that security gains will create a virtuous circle: As the economy picks up, villagers will turn against the Taliban, and Karzai may want to win their approval by performing better. Those gains may also affect Pakistan’s attitude toward giving the Taliban safe havens. If Afghanistan seems more secure, and the Taliban has little prospect of retaking power in Kabul, Pakistan may reassess its value as a future card in its conflict with India. And Petraeus, who meets regularly with Pakistani military and intelligence chiefs,

believes they now grasp that the militants threaten them, too. Part of the virtuous circle is a shift in the Afghan psyche. The general thinks the administration’s decision to stress a 2014 date for transition to Afghan control will have a positive effect on Afghan attitudes. The militants, he said, had convinced Afghans that Obama’s 7/11 start date for a drawdown meant Americans were “heading for the exits.” This made villagers afraid to stand up to the Taliban. Word has now spread of America’s longer commitment. Petraeus recalls that when he recently visited the rural village of Farah, he was astonished to find everyone was aware of the date shift. Residents told him, “We are happy to hear about 2014.” A shift in psyche, continued kinetics, a virtuous circle that shifts the thinking of Karzai and Pakistani generals — this appears to be the scenario that Petraeus hopes for. He says he is not “an optimist or a pessimist.” Instead, he repeats Obama’s mantra that Afghan progress is “fragile and reversible” and “must be solidified.” Perhaps this is a hedge against failure. Perhaps it is pragmatism. Maybe it is just warding off the evil eye. David Petraeus knows Afghanistan is much tougher than Iraq, and that the burden falls most heavily on his shoulders. I sense that he thinks success is possible, but he isn’t sure. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Rural Douglas County residents should learn what sales tax rate they are being To the editor: charged. If it is incorrect, speak up! Marsha H. Goff, We all are suspicious of covert deals by politicians. But is this transparent? Lawrence Let’s see: 1. Rod Bremby issues controversial decision on a new coal plant. 2. Legislators try to override Bremby, but To the editor: I retired from the U.S. Army with more governor supports Bremby. 3. New governor negotiates new deal for than 30 years of service. During that time, I knew of many gay service members within coal plant. the ranks, and, to be truthful, their service 4. Bremby resigns. 5. New standard of 30 days (replaces 45 days). was commendable. It was commendable not 6. New secretary approves plan (before because they were gay; it was commendable because they were good soldiers, and the sexnew rules come into force on Jan. 1). ual orientation had nothing to do with their Transparent? competence as a soldier. Who cared if they Don Conrad, were gay or not if they did their job? Lawrence During my years of service, I had the privilege of three commands and I, for one, say, “It is about time this country allowed gay soldiers to serve without having to live a lie.” To the editor: Bruce Johanning, Your Dec. 14 story about Kansas Sampler Lawrence overcharging customers on sales tax reminds me that many rural Douglas County residents may not realize they, too, are being overcharged on sales tax when they order products online or for items and services that To the editor: Big notes of praise and gratitude to Mr. are delivered to their homes. While Costco correctly figures sales tax for Hart and the entire Central Junior High rural residents by using the ZIP-plus-four School music department for their superb code, most online sellers, including Amazon, Winter Solstice concert. Truly a moving perovercharge rural residents 1.55 cents on every formance, and a gentle reminder that we are dollar by using the five-number ZIP code to called to bring peace and good will toward calculate sales tax. By relying on the five- men and women from every culture. Ray Finch, number ZIP code, online sellers are charging Lawrence rural Douglas County residents the City of Lawrence sales tax. This is not correct. Douglas County rural residents should be charged Letters Policy a 7.3 percent cent sales tax, not 8.85 percent. Letters to the Public Forum should be 250 words or less, be of Items delivered to rural residents’ homes public interest and should avoid name-calling and libelous lan— e.g., newspapers — and work performed at guage. The Journal-World reserves the right to edit letters, as long a rural home should not include City of as viewpoints are not altered. By submitting letters, you grant the Lawrence sales tax. Neither should utilities Journal-World a nonexclusive license to publish, copy and distribute your work, while acknowledging that you are the author of the charge rural residents a city sales tax. Over work. Letters must bear the name, address and telephone number time, the incorrect sales tax can amount to of the writer. Letters may be submitted by mail to Box 888, hundreds of dollars. Lawrence Ks. 66044 or by e-mail to: letters@ljworld.com

“For one moment in a troubled community, the ‘extremes’ reached out and touched each other. And in at least one small part of the city, YEARS there was peace on earth, good will AGO toward men.” So ended the descripIN 1970 tion of a recent heartwarming event in Lawrence at the end of a year of riots, fires, and shootings. A card had arrived at the Rock Chalk Cafe addressed to “The Street People” with the printed message, “Merry Christmas, and Peace, Good Health, Happiness in the New Year.” It was signed, “Lawrence Police Department.” No one in the police department claimed knowledge of the card and it was not one of their official ones, but there was speculation that one of the officers had sent it privately. The young people who received the card, touched by its message of peace and goodwill, made a poster-sized Christmas card and delivered it to the police department, then stood outside singing Christmas carols. One of the “street people” said, “We love Lawrence just as much as everybody else or we wouldn’t be here. We want to see it turn into an ideal community, too.”

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From the Lawrence Daily World for Dec. 21, 1910: “Lawrence will have to content itself without a ‘white’ Christmas. YEARS According to J. C. Evans, the local AGO weather observer, there will be no IN 1910 moonlight sleigh rides for Lawrence young people on Christmas eve. While this will be a great disappointment to the small boys who have written Santa Claus for a sled, there seems to be little hope for them. The weather man’s opinion is based upon the lack of moisture in the atmosphere. While he does not say so, it is believed that the sinister influence of the reelection of a democratic sheriff in Douglas county is holding up the moisture without which there can be no Christmas snow.” “A ring, a ruby, a diamond were taken from Gustafson’s store this morning, the absence being immediately discovered. If same are returned before Christmas no questions will be asked, if not warrant will be sworn out for the guilty parties.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Partly sunny; ice at night

Cloudy with a shower possible

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Cold with some sun

High 38° Low 14° POP: 0%

High 36° Low 23° POP: 5%

High 39° Low 25° POP: 30%

High 33° Low 16° POP: 30%

High 25° Low 10° POP: 5%

Wind NNW 7-14 mph

Wind NE 6-12 mph

Wind ESE 10-20 mph

Wind N 12-25 mph

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Kearney 34/8

McCook 38/11

Grand Island 31/8

Oberlin 40/13 Goodland 42/14

Beatrice 32/11

Oakley 42/16

Manhattan Russell Salina 38/11 42/12 Topeka 44/15 38/16 Emporia 44/16

Great Bend 42/13 Dodge City 48/19

Kansas City 38/20 Lawrence Kansas City 36/16 38/14

Chillicothe 33/16 Marshall 36/19 Sedalia 40/19

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Nevada 45/23

Chanute 45/18

Hutchinson 46/13 Wichita Pratt 46/18 46/19

Garden City 48/17 Liberal 54/22

Centerville 30/16

St. Joseph 33/16

Sabetha 35/15

Concordia 38/12 Hays 42/13

Clarinda 29/12

Lincoln 30/8

Coffeyville Joplin 48/21 50/22

Springfield 48/22

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52°/29° 41°/23° 65° in 1893 -12° in 2000

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San Francisco 54/46

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Chicago 35/25 Denver 42/20

Kansas City 36/16

Washington 38/29

Los Angeles 60/52

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El Paso 72/40

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Snow will continue to fall in Maine today. Meanwhile, dry, cold air will choke a snowstorm moving eastward through the Midwest. Rain will fall farther south. Flooding rain will hit low elevations with heavy snow in the mountains of California and part of the interior West. Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 58 37 c 56 35 c Memphis 62 35 c 50 31 s Anchorage 17 3 pc 16 -1 pc Miami 73 57 s 76 60 pc Atlanta 56 46 c 56 33 s Milwaukee 34 26 sn 33 22 c Austin 76 52 pc 74 57 pc Minneapolis 28 18 sn 26 14 pc Baltimore 37 22 pc 38 24 pc Nashville 54 32 c 46 28 pc Birmingham 60 46 c 56 32 s New Orleans 72 58 pc 73 50 pc Boise 34 24 c 39 25 c New York 37 27 pc 38 28 pc Boston 38 30 sn 39 27 sn Omaha 24 11 pc 29 19 pc Buffalo 28 19 c 31 21 sf Orlando 68 49 s 72 52 pc Cheyenne 36 20 sn 39 24 c Philadelphia 37 25 pc 38 27 pc Chicago 35 25 sn 32 21 pc Phoenix 69 53 sh 72 48 r Cincinnati 36 28 sn 35 19 c Pittsburgh 30 20 c 30 21 sf Cleveland 33 24 c 32 23 sf Portland, ME 36 26 sn 38 22 sf Dallas 74 44 pc 72 52 pc Portland, OR 44 34 c 42 34 r Denver 42 20 c 42 25 c Reno 40 30 c 42 21 sn Des Moines 26 16 c 29 20 pc Richmond 40 29 pc 47 24 pc Detroit 34 22 c 32 19 sf Sacramento 51 41 r 53 38 r El Paso 72 40 pc 71 44 c St. Louis 40 24 c 37 27 pc Fairbanks -26 -32 c -17 -28 c Salt Lake City 42 33 sn 42 29 r Honolulu 80 69 sh 80 69 pc San Diego 60 55 r 62 50 r Houston 77 59 pc 75 57 pc San Francisco 54 46 r 55 45 r Indianapolis 38 26 sn 35 20 c Seattle 47 35 sh 45 36 r Kansas City 36 16 pc 34 24 pc Spokane 28 19 c 26 20 c Las Vegas 56 48 r 62 41 r Tucson 74 54 pc 70 47 c Little Rock 62 37 c 54 32 pc Tulsa 55 25 pc 45 37 pc Los Angeles 60 52 r 60 48 r Wash., DC 38 29 pc 41 26 pc National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Laredo, TX 89° Low: Cando, ND -22°

WEATHER HISTORY On this date in 1989, a temperature of 4 degrees at Dulles Airport, Va., broke the record low. This was the eighth straight day on which the record low was broken.

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Missouri church to mark London blitz FULTON, MO. (AP) — Seventy years after it was hit by German bombers, a historic English church that was rebuilt in mid-Missouri will ring its bells in unison with those of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. The 1676 Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury, was designed by the English architect Christopher Wren. It was heavily damaged on Dec. 29, 1940, when Germany bombed London in its largest air raid of World War II. St. Mary’s was later moved to Fulton, where Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in 1946. On Dec. 29, the bells of St. Mary’s will ring out at 12:15 p.m. while the bells of St. Paul’s Cathedral are rung at the same moment, 6:15 p.m. in London. Rob Havers, executive director of the National Churchill Museum at Westminster, said the event symbolizes AngloAmerican unity. The church was once frequented by William Shakespeare and John Milton, and Havers said it is as magnificent now as it was 300 years ago. It reached its current location after being dismantled in London — where it was never repaired after the raid — and moved to Fulton.

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, band is OJT, 7 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Animation Christmas Movie Night, 7 p.m., Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St. Broken Mic Night, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Dollar Bowling, Royal Crest Bowling Lanes, 933 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Echo of The Elms, King Dong’s Variety Hour, Johnny Both’s Rebel Revue, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, stop by after 10:30 p.m. for a low-profile karaoke held in the upper mezzanine. Singers have the

powered by Lawrence.com The Winter Solstice Concert Originally scheduled to be a Forest Green concert, one half of the duo had to be called out of town. Adjusting to the unexpected development, Larry Carter will instead host The Winter Solstice Concert at The Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Carter will play Celtic harp, piano, baritone cittern and guitar, and said a friend or two may come along. Carter is one half of Forest Green, a group that has annually played Christmas and Winter Solstice performances in Lawrence. The show runs from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Jordan Geiger, Katlyn Conroy & Taylor Hollenbeck, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.,10 p.m., $2, 21+ Live Jazz at The Casbah, Burger Stand at the Casbah, 803 Mass., 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., Free, 21+ Tuesday Transmissions, Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $2-3, 18+

option to partake in a Casbah Karaoke Challenge; winners get free prizes. 803 Mass.

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Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected Scripture passage, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Scary Larry Bike Polo, 7

p.m., Edgewood Park, Maple Lane and Miller Drive. Der Todesking, Doomtown, Faultfinder, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, hear some great tunes by DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. LK All Day with G-Train: Holiday Edition, time TBA, Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Disco International with deejays The Czech and Swete Pete, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H. No TV Motel, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

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Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church candlelight service, 6:30 p.m., 802 W. 22nd St. Christmas Eve at The Gaslight, free dinner, 7 p.m., Christmas Eve at The Gaslight Lawrence Peters Spins The Goods - Inside Where It’s Warm!, 7 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Dave Shelton’s Holiday Jamboree, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H. Retro Dance Party, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa Disco Disco with DJ ParLe and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass.

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas party at the Jazzhaus, no band, no cover, opens at 8 p.m., 926 1/2 Mass. Bump & Hustle with Spence & Godzilla, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801.N.H. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. DJ G Train, inside where it’s warm, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

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Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 36 17 pc 35 21 pc Independence 49 22 pc 43 30 pc Belton 40 19 pc 37 25 pc Fort Riley 38 15 pc 38 21 pc Burlington 45 20 pc 38 27 pc Olathe 38 18 pc 35 25 pc Coffeyville 48 21 pc 42 30 pc Osage Beach 44 24 pc 41 26 pc Concordia 38 12 pc 33 20 pc Osage City 41 15 pc 34 25 pc Dodge City 48 19 pc 40 23 pc Ottawa 40 19 pc 37 24 pc Holton 38 16 pc 35 24 pc Wichita 46 18 pc 37 30 pc Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752. Scary Larry Bike Polo, 7 p.m., Edgewood Park, Maple Lane and Miller Drive. It’s Karaoke Time with Sam and Dan featuring The Karaoke Jail!, 7 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa.

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Flash mob provides some caroling cheer By Eric Adler The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, MO. — As mobs go, it possibly was the most massive and musical in Kansas City history. Even George Frideric Handel would have stood for this Christmastime performance, when at least 450 people, and perhaps many more — young, old, most of them strangers, and beckoned solely by word-of-mouth or email to Crown Center — erupted among unsuspecting shoppers into an echoing and unrehearsed “choir flash mob” rendition of the “Hallelujah Chorus.” “How could you not be in the Christmas mood after that?” an elated Carol Havenner, 57, of Olathe said after the music ebbed. Worldwide, choir flash mobs have become a sensation, ever since May when commuters in a Brussels train station suddenly found themselves in the middle of a giant choral rendition of “I Want to Ride my Bicycle,” sung in multipart harmony with some singers acrobatically bouncing on the back tires of their bicycles up the station’s steps. Since them, choir flash mobs, mostly singing the “Hallelujah Chorus,” have

broken out in cities worldwide, including just this weekend in stores and malls and airports in Dallas, Orlando and Sioux Falls, S.D. Barely a minute after 2 p.m. Sunday, it was Kansas City’s turn. The brainchild of the event was Mission Hills resident Ann Sundeen, 48. A choir member when she was in high school and college, and currently singing at Visitation Church, Sundeen devised what she called a “random act of choral music” after viewing a choir flash mob video from Philadelphia. So she talked to her choir and e-mailed friends, all of whom did the same. Sue Tucker, 58, a massage therapist from Overland Park, heard about the event two days ago from a client, who heard about it from a friend. “I couldn’t get it off my mind,” Tucker said. “It’s my favorite song in the whole world.” It holds special memories for her. She said that for years, she and her father, now deceased, used to travel to Lindsborg, Kan., to hear Handel’s “Messiah.” What was meant to remain a secret among shoppers turned out to be anything but. By 1:30 p.m., Crown Center was mobbed with singers, many holding sheet music. As

2 o’clock ticked closer, people held their cell phones and digital cameras aloft to catch the moment. A band, Bill Drybread and his Merry Men of Christmas, had been on stage playing “Joy to the World” when, just before 2 p.m., anticipation grew. The band ceded the stage. Seth Farrow, 32, a Visitation choir member, stepped up. Nick Bideler, 24, and Jonathan Gregoire, 23, music graduate students at the University of Kansas, sat side-byside at the piano. Farrow raised his hands. The throng rose to its feet. The music, “Hallelujah! Hallelujah! King of kings and lord of lords” echoed throughout the mall. Three minutes later it was over. Captured by a professional videographer, a YouTube version of the event is titled “A Random Act of Choral Music Kansas City.” “My hope is that we will touch the hearts of shoppers and whoever sees it on YouTube,” Sundeen said just before the performance. “It’s been such a hard year for a lot of people.” On the third floor, one woman, overcome, cupped her face in her hands and wept. When the piece ended, the massive crowd cheered.

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QB switches commitment from CU to KU By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Berglund decommitted from Colorado after a switch in offense and personnel

It turns out there was a Plan B for Kansas University’s football program after all. One week after missing out on Zack Stoudt, the No. 2-ranked junior-college quarterback in the country who chose Mississippi over KU, reports surfaced Monday that Highlands Ranch, Colo., quarterback Brock Berglund, a senior at Valor Christian High who originally

Kansas assistant familiar with Cal

committed to Colorado, had switched his commitment from CU to Kansas. The Denver Post’s Ryan Casey reported that Berglund, 6-foot-4, 205 pounds, was not on board with CU’s plans to change its offense under new head coach Jon Embree, who replaced Dan Hawkins, the man who recruited Berglund. “Some of the changes in scheme and personnel are clearly different from my recruitment,” Berglund told the Post.

“Even though they may be in the best interest of the program, they do not represent the best fit for me personally.” Berglund continued: “I called coach Embree and explained my thoughts and feelings. I have decided to rescind my verbal commitment to CU and I have decided to verbally commit to the University of Kansas, where I am a better fit.” Kansas recruited Berglund hard throughout 2010, as both offensive coordinator Chuck

Long and cornerbacks coach Vic Shealy — who formerly coached at Air Force in Colorado Springs — were listed as KU’s lead recruiters for Berglund. The relationships he built with them, along with head coach Turner Gill, kept KU at the top of Berglund’s list throughout his recruitment. “The most important thing’s probably the people.... getting to know the coaches and things like that,” Berglund told Rivals.com’s Jon Kirby in June.

At the very least, adding Berglund gives KU some muchneeded depth at quarterback, where KU will retain part-time starters Quinn Mecham and Jordan Webb and welcome another three-star freshman, Michael Cummings, next season. Berglund has talked about graduating high school early and enrolling at the school of his choice in January. If that happens, the best-case scenario Please see QB, page 3B

KANSAS BASKETBALL

Selby above the rest?

By Gary Bedore

Eric Sorrentino

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Kurtis Townsend knows all there is to know about University of California basketball, having worked as a Golden Bears’ assistant coach from 1993 to ’97. His pick for the best player in school history should come as no surprise. “Jason Kidd, no question,” Townsend, Kansas University’s seventh-year aide, said of the 10time NBA allstar who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks. “Kevin Johnson was very good. Lamond Murray and those guys who won a national championship Townsend (1959, NCAA runner-up in 1960) under coach (Pete) Newell, but that was a different era,” added Townsend. He coached point guard deluxe Kidd just one season — Kidd’s second and final season — at Cal. Kidd, whose freshman year ended with a Sweet 16 loss to KU in St. Louis, did not play all his home games at 11,877-seat Haas Pavilion, site of Wednesday’s 10 p.m. nonconference clash between the Jayhawks (10-0) and Bears (6-4). “We played mostly in the (Oakland) Coliseum to accommodate the larger crowds that Jason helped attract,” Townsend said. “Their current arena was once called Harmon Arena. They remodeled it and tried to do what we did with Allen, keep the traditional feel of the building, but make it more modern. It’s really a nice facility. “They won it (Pac-10) last year, so I’m sure the crowds have gotten better. My last year, we went to the Sweet 16, but didn’t win the league. We had good crowds but didn’t sell out every game. Stanford, UCLA … games like that we’d sell out.” Haas Arena should be loud as ever Wednesday with the No. 3ranked Jayhawks in town and Cal coach Mike Montgomery seeking his 600th career victory (against 270 losses). “He is an unbelievable coach,” Townsend said of Montgomery, now in his third year at Cal. He’s also coached college at Stanford (18 years) and eight years at Montana, to go with two seasons with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. “He’s a good recruiter and a heck of a defensive coach. He has a nice little system that’s worked nicely for him,” Townsend said. “He had great teams at Stanford and went to the Final Four there.

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Will Jayhawk guard be freshman of the year? Editor’s note: The following is an entry from the Conference Chatter blog, which follows features and trends around the Big 12, on KUsports.com.

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KANSAS GUARD JOSH SELBY (32) PULLS UP FOR HIS FIRST BUCKET AS A JAYHAWK over USC guard Donte Smith during the first half. Selby scored 21 points, including the game-winning three-pointer, in KU’s 70-68 victory on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Before Saturday, the only time I saw Josh Selby play basketball was during Oct. 15’s Late Night in the Phog. And, all due respect to the scrimmage, evaluating a player in that type of sloppy setting is dangerous. Doesn’t paint a true picture. Saturday’s nailbiter — a 70-68 KU triumph over USC in Allen Fieldhouse — didn’t paint the complete picture of Selby, either. It was only his first game of playing college basketball after serving a nine-game suspension for accepting impermissible benefits. But Saturday gave us a pretty darn good idea of what kind of player Selby is. Selby’s 21-point outburst in 27 minutes was one of the most fearless performances I’ve seen from a KU freshman. The kid was not afraid, with 26 seconds left and Kansas down two, to receive the ball on the wing, fake a pass to his right to free up some space ever-soslightly and drill a game-winning, ice-in-the-veins threepointer. It was one of his five threes on a memorable day. By Saturday afternoon, Selby’s performance was the talk of the town. When people spoke about the freshman, it was like they were describing a religious experience: Selby the savior. Didn’t take long for the Twitter world to catch on to the hype. If you haven’t searched for #selbymovies, take five minutes to scroll down the hilarious list that describes Selby’s impact with fans. Whatever genre you want, it’s there. “Star Wars: Revenge of the Selby.” “Eternal Sunshine of the Selby Mind.” “Selbys on a Plane.” On Monday, I submitted “When Selby Met Sally.” I’m a sucker for classic rom coms; what can I say? Should Selby continue to improve, particularly on defense, he will undoubtedly be one of the best freshmen in the Please see SELBY, page 3B

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Duke rolls; Krzyzewski wins 879th The Associated Press

No. 1 Duke 98, Elon 72 DURHAM , N.C. — Kyle Singler scored 24 points to help Duke beat Elon on Monday night, moving coach Mike Krzyzewski into a tie for second place on the all-time wins list. Nolan Smith added 22 points as the Blue Devils (11-0) gave their Hall of Fame coach his 879th win in 36 seasons at Duke and Army. Krzyzewski is now tied with Dean Smith, who spent 36 seasons at rival North Carolina before retiring in 1997 as the winningest coach Division I history. Krzyzewski can pass Smith by beating North Carolina-Greensboro at the Greensboro Coliseum on Dec. 29. That would leave only Bobby Knight ahead of him, as Knight passed Smith with 902 wins before retiring almost three years ago. No. 4 Connecticut 76, Coppin State 64 HARTFORD, CONN. — Kemba Walker scored 20 points, and Connecticut ended a 12-day break for final exams by beating Coppin State. Freshman Jeremy Lamb added 16 points, and Alex Oriakhi had 12 points and seven rebounds for UConn (9-0). No. 5 Syracuse 97, Morgan State 55 SYRACUSE , N.Y. — Rick Jackson had 18 points and nine rebounds, reserve James Southerland added a career-high 18 points, and Syracuse beat Morgan State. No. 16 Memphis 68, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 63 MEMPHIS , T ENN . — Joe Jackson scored a career-high 23 points, and Memphis pulled away just enough in the second half for a victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Will Coleman added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (9-1), while Charles Carmouche finished with 12 points. Jacksonville 71, No. 20 Florida 68 G A I N E S V I L L E , F L A . — Freshman Keith McDougald scored a career-high 18 points, including four free throws late in overtime, and Delwan Graham added two critical buckets to lead Jacksonville to an upset of Florida. McDougald hit both ends of a one-andone with 31.8 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Dolphins (7-3) a 69-66 lead and hit two more with 17.1 seconds remaining to provide the final margin. Big 12 women No. 2 Baylor 82, Clemson 40 N A S S A U , B A H A M A S — Brittney Griner scored 18 points in 21 minutes to lead Baylor to a rout of Clemson night in the Sunsplash Shootout. Makenzie Robertson added 13 points for the Lady Bears (11-1), who will play No. 23 Syracuse tonight. No. 21 Iowa State 93, Cal State Northridge 47 A MES , I OWA — Kelsey Bolte scored 16 points, and Iowa State held winless Cal State Northridge to five field goals in the first half en route to an easy victory. Chelsea Poppens added a season-high 15 points.

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WEDNESDAY • Men’s basketball at Cal, 10 p.m. • Women’s basketball at Creighton, 7 p.m.

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UConn women can pass UCLA men tonight NEW YORK — UCLA’s 88-game winning streak had just been snapped by Notre Dame in 1974 when Bruins coach John Wooden was asked how long it would be before somebody beat the streak. “I have no idea how long it will be before somebody else wins that many. I know it takes at least three years,” he replied. Try nearly 37 years. And the University of Connecticut women’s team can do it tonight. Coach Geno Auriemma and his players — just Huskies, never the Lady Huskies — have been so dominant that some in the sports world have even suggested their overwhelming success is no good for the game. Auriemma took the debate a step further Sunday after UConn’s 88th straight victory, questioning whether there is a gender bias against his team. “The reason everybody is having a heart attack the last four or five days is a bunch of women are threatening to break a men’s record, and everybody is all up in arms about it,” he said. While no men’s team has approached UCLA’s record set from 1971-74, Auriemma and UConn once came close. The Huskies won 70 straight in the early 2000s before tripping up against Villanova. That was a record that many thought would never be achieved again. Until now. UConn, which hasn’t lost since the 2008 NCAA tournament, will pass UCLA with a win over No. 22 Florida State tonight.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL MU guard out 2 weeks COLUMBIA, MO. — Missouri point guard Phil Pressey will be sidelined at least two weeks after breaking his right ring finger in practice. Pressey, a freshman, started the last two games for the ninth-ranked Tigers after sophomore Michael Dixon was suspended for violating team rules. Dixon is practicing with the team but his status was unclear for Wednesday’s game against No. 21 Illinois in St. Louis.

Duke men No. 1, but lose vote Duke is again No. 1 in the Associated Press men’s basketball poll, although for the first time in three weeks it’s not unanimous. Central Florida joins the Top 25 for the first time in school history. The Blue Devils were off last week and received all but one of the first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. No. 2 Ohio State has the other first-place vote and is followed by Kansas, Connecticut and Syracuse. Completing the top 10 are Pittsburgh, San Diego State, Villanova, Missouri and Georgetown.

Pitino to coach Puerto Rico MIAMI — Louisville’s Rick Pitino will coach Puerto Rico’s national team next summer in hopes of qualifying for the 2012 Olympics.

UConn women still No. 1 One more milestone for the Connecticut women. A day after they won their 88th straight game, they were ranked No. 1 by the Associated Press for the 50th consecutive week. It is the 151st time the UConn women have led the rankings. The Huskies received all 40 first-place votes in Monday’s poll.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Friedgen fired at Maryland COLLEGE PARK, MD. — Ralph Friedgen was fired as Maryland’s football coach Monday, effective after the Military Bowl on Dec. 29. Friedgen received $2 million to cover the

final year of his contract in 2011. Athletic director Kevin Anderson intended to immediately form a search committee to find Friedgen’s replacement and acknowledged that former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is on his preliminary list. During his 10 years at his alma mater, Friedgen went 74-50.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAMES Favorite ..............................Points .........................Underdog St. Petersburg Bowl Tropicana Field-St. Petersburg, FL. Louisville ............................21⁄2 (57) ...............Southern Miss Wednesday, Dec 22nd. Las Vegas Bowl Sam Boyd Stadium-Las Vegas, NV. Boise St ................................17 (61) ....................................Utah Thursday, Dec 23rd. Poinsettia Bowl Qualcomm Stadium-San Diego, CA. San Diego St.......................4 (60)....................................Navy Friday, Dec 24th. Hawaii Bowl Aloha Bowl-Honolulu, HI. HAWAII ................................101⁄2 (73).................................Tulsa Sunday, Dec 26th. Little Ceasars Pizza Bowl Ford Field-Detroit, MI. Toledo .................................11⁄2 (56).......................Florida Intl NBA Favorite ..............................Points .........................Underdog ORLANDO ...........................4 (190).................................Dallas

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Kent State hires Ohio State aide KENT, OHIO — Darrell Hazell made some history at Kent State just by being hired, becoming the school’s first black head football coach. “I’m proud and excited to be named Kent State’s head football coach,” Hazell said Monday after becoming the first minority to head the school’s football program in its 90-year history.

BASEBALL Ankiel, Nationals agree WASHINGTON — Outfielder Rick Ankiel and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract. The deal announced Monday includes $1.25 million in performance bonuses: $200,000 each for 100, 150, 200, 250 and 300 plate appearances, and $250,000 for 375. The 30-year-old left-handed hitter batted .232 with six homers and 24 RBIs this year with Kansas City and Atlanta.

Kearns returns to Indians CLEVELAND — Even as he packed his bags for New York, Austin Kearns knew there was a good chance he would be back in Cleveland. Kearns, who spent four months with the Indians last season before he was traded to the Yankees, returned to the club Monday by agreeing to a $1.3 million, one-year contract. Kearns made Cleveland’s roster out of training camp and was with the Indians until July 30, when he was dealt for pitcher Zach McAllister.

Nolasco gets $26.5M deal with Fish MIAMI — Marlins right-hander Ricky Nolasco has agreed to a $26.5 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract won’t become final until Nolasco passes a physical.

Hall finalizes deal with Astros HOUSTON — Free agent infielder Bill Hall has finalized a $3.25 million, one-year contract with the Houston that includes a mutual option for 2012.

Crain signs with ChiSox CHICAGO — Jesse Crain can’t help it: Pitching for the White Sox is going to be a bit odd for a reliever who has played his entire sevenyear career for AL Central rival Minnesota. Of course, Crain said, the Twins didn’t make an effort to keep him before he signed threeyear, $13-million offer with Chicago.

NFL TO finished for year for Bengals CINCINNATI — Terrell Owens is having surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee, ending his season. The Bengals receiver hurt the knee a couple of weeks ago, but kept playing. He aggravated it while making a cut on the opening series of a 19-17 win over Cleveland on Sunday and left the field.

Oklahoma City ................51⁄2 (191).....................CHARLOTTE MEMPHIS ............................8 (188)......................New Jersey CHICAGO ..............................6 (191).....................Philadelphia 1 SACRAMENTO...................2 ⁄2 (202) .......................Golden St LA LAKERS..........................12 (186) .......................Milwaukee COLLEGE BASKETBALL Favorite ..............................Points .........................Underdog TENNESSEE .............................7 ..........................................Usc KENT ST ....................................13....................Youngstown St Cincinnati ................................7...........................MIAMI-OHIO 1 NORTH CAROLINA ...............21 ⁄2 .................William & Mary ARIZONA ST ............................9 ....................Long Beach St ALA-BIRMINGHAM .................4 ...........VA-Commonwealth DRAKE ......................................12............................Dartmouth IOWA...........................................12....................Louisiana Tech 1 WICHITA ST ............................10 ⁄2 ....................................Tulsa 1 x-Kansas St ............................4 ⁄2........................................Unlv 1 NEW MEXICO ST ...................9 ⁄2........................UL-Lafayette Vanderbilt................................13 ................MIDDLE TENN ST OKLAHOMA ST .....................101⁄2 ..............................Stanford OREGON ....................................12 .....................................Idaho Pacific.........................................1 ............................FRESNO ST PEPPERDINE ............................6 .........................Cal Poly SLO

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LATEST LINE NFL Favorite ..............................Points ........................Underdog Thursday Week 16 PITTSBURGH .....................131⁄2 (37)...........................Carolina Saturday Dallas ..................................61⁄2 (45) ..........................ARIZONA Sunday MIAMI...................................31⁄2 (42)..............................Detroit PHILADELPHIA ..................14 (44)........................Minnesota JACKSONVILLE..................61⁄2 (45) ....................Washington 1 ST. LOUIS ............................2 ⁄2 (39) ................San Francisco TAMPA BAY...........................6 (43) ...............................Seattle New England.....................71⁄2 (44) ..........................BUFFALO 1 CHICAGO .............................1 ⁄2 (36).............................NY Jets 1 Baltimore ..........................3 ⁄2 (39).....................CLEVELAND KANSAS CITY .......................5 (42) ........................Tennessee Indianapolis .......................3 (47)...........................OAKLAND Houston................................3 (48)..............................DENVER a-GREEN BAY ....................OFF (XX)........................NY Giants San Diego...........................71⁄2 (44)......................CINCINNATI Monday, Dec 27th. ATLANTA .............................21⁄2 (49)...................New Orleans a-Green Bay A. Rodgers is questionable.

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OKLAHOMA .............................21 ....................Sacramento St Murray St ................................12...........TENNESSEE MARTIN 1 TENNESSEE TECH ................11 ⁄2 ....................SE Missouri St 1 TENNESSEE ST ......................2 ⁄2 ............Eastern Kentucky 1 AUSTIN PEAY..........................2 ⁄2 ......................Morehead St JACKSONVILLE ST ................21⁄2 ..................Eastern Illinois Byu .............................................12 .............................WEBER ST UCLA .........................................16 .........................Montana St Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic South Point Casino-Las Vegas, NV. First Round Rice.............................................8 ..................................Stetson Miami-Florida .........................7 ........................Oral Roberts Akron ........................................5 ........................Arkansas LR San Diego St...........................22 ....................San Francisco World Vision Invitational Dee Glen Smith Spectrum-Logan, UT. First Round Western Michigan ................8..........................................Troy UTAH ST....................................24.................................Idaho St x-at Kansas City, MO. Home Team in CAPS (C) 2010 TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES, INC.

TODAY College Basketball Time William & Mary v. UNC 6 p.m. USC v. Tennessee 6 p.m. Long Bch. St. v. Ariz. St. 6 p.m. UNLV v. Kansas State 8 p.m. Stanford v. Okla. St. 8 p.m.

Net ESPN2 FSN FCSP ESPN2 ESPNU

Cable 34, 234 36, 236 146 34, 234 35, 235

Women’s Basketball Time Florida St. v. UConn 6 p.m. DePaul v. Arizona St. 8:30 p.m.

Net ESPNU FCSP

Cable 35, 235 146

College Football So. Miss. v. Louisville

Time 7 p.m.

Net ESPN

Cable 33, 233

Tennis Federer-Nadal

Time 1:30 p.m.

Net ESPN2

Cable 34, 234

NHL New Jersey v. Wash.

Time 6:30 p.m.

Net VS.

Cable 38, 238

WEDNESDAY College Basketball Time Miss St. v. Wash. St. 2 p.m. San Diego v. Baylor 4 p.m. Texas v. Michigan St. 6 p.m. Indiana v. N. Iowa 6:30 p.m. Louisville v. W. Ky. 7 p.m. Rob. Morris v. Arizona 7:30 p.m. Missouri v. Illinois 8 p.m. Nevada v. Washington 8 p.m. Colorado v. New Mexico 9 p.m. Kansas v. California 10 p.m. Xavier v. Gonzaga 10 p.m. Utah v. Butler 10 p.m.

Net ESPNU ESPNU ESPN2 CBSC FCSC FCSA ESPN2 FCSP CBSC FSN ESPN2 ESPNU

Cable 35, 235 35, 235 34, 234 143, 243 145 144 34, 234 146 143, 243 36, 236 34, 234 35, 235

College Football Boise St. v. Utah

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Cable 33, 233

Tennis Federer-Nadal

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Cable 34, 234

French Soccer St. Etienne v. Lille Lens v. Bordeaux

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SCOREBOARD Big 12 Women AP Men’s Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 19, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Duke (64) 10-0 1,624 1 2. Ohio St. (1) 10-0 1,551 2 3. Kansas 10-0 1,479 3 4. Connecticut 8-0 1,408 4 5. Syracuse 11-0 1,395 5 6. Pittsburgh 11-1 1,270 8 7. San Diego St. 12-0 1,134 11 8. Villanova 9-1 1,118 10 9. Missouri 10-1 1,009 13 10. Georgetown 10-1 980 15 11. Kansas St. 9-2 866 6 12. Michigan St. 8-3 858 14 13. Kentucky 8-2 850 17 14. Purdue 10-1 712 19 15. Baylor 7-1 684 9 16. Memphis 8-1 577 18 17. Minnesota 10-1 504 21 18. Texas 9-2 429 22 19. Tennessee 7-2 411 7 20. Florida 8-2 382 — 21. Illinois 10-2 370 12 22. Notre Dame 10-1 327 24 23. BYU 10-1 302 16 24. UCF 10-0 258 — 25. Texas A&M 10-1 246 25 Others receiving votes: Louisville 124, Vanderbilt 49, Washington 49, Temple 39, West Virginia 24, Wisconsin 16, Northwestern 15, Cincinnati 14, North Carolina 10, UNLV 10, Arizona 8, Drexel 6, Gonzaga 3, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 3, Washington St. 3, Boston College 2, Oklahoma St. 2, Old Dominion 2, Cleveland St. 1, New Mexico 1.

USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 19, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Duke (31) 10-0 775 1 2. Ohio State 10-0 743 2 3. Kansas 10-0 709 3 4. Connecticut 8-0 675 4 5. Syracuse 11-0 658 5 6. Pittsburgh 11-1 597 8 7. San Diego State 12-0 564 10 8. Villanova 9-1 546 11 9. Georgetown 10-1 492 13 10. Missouri 10-1 484 12 11. Kansas State 9-2 422 6 12. Michigan State 8-3 386 15 13. Purdue 10-1 375 17 14. Kentucky 8-2 371 16 15. Baylor 7-1 318 9 16. Minnesota 10-1 275 20 17. Memphis 8-1 235 19 18. Tennessee 7-2 214 7 19. Florida 8-2 183 24 20. Notre Dame 10-1 171 23 21. Illinois 10-2 161 14 22. Texas 9-2 152 25 23. BYU 10-1 150 18 24. Texas A&M 10-1 81 — 25. Louisville 9-1 73 21 Others receiving votes: UCF 47, Wisconsin 39, UNLV 32, West Virginia 32, Washington 27, Northwestern 21, Temple 20, Vanderbilt 15, New Mexico 13, Wichita State 5, Oklahoma State 4, Old Dominion 3, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 3, Washington State 2, Cincinnati 1, Richmond 1.

Big 12 Men

Conference All Games W L W L Kansas 0 0 10 0 Missouri 0 0 10 1 Oklahoma State 0 0 10 1 0 0 10 1 Texas A&M Baylor 0 0 7 1 Iowa State 0 0 10 2 Kansas State 0 0 9 2 Nebraska 0 0 9 2 Texas 0 0 8 2 Colorado 0 0 7 3 Oklahoma 0 0 5 6 0 0 5 6 Texas Tech Today’s Games Sacramento State at Oklahoma (SSN), 7 p.m. Wagner at Texas A&M (FSSW), 7 p.m. Grambling State at Nebraska, 7 p.m. Chicago State at Iowa State (Mediacom), 7 p.m. Kansas State vs. UNLV (ESPN2), 8 p.m. Stanford at Oklahoma State (ESPNU), 8 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Baylor vs. San Diego (ESPNU), 4 p.m. Texas at Michigan State (ESPN2), 6 p.m. UT Arlington at Texas Tech (TTSN), 7 p.m. Colorado vs. New Mexico, 8 p.m. Missouri vs. Illinois (ESPN2), 8 p.m. Kansas at California (FSN), 10 p.m.

College Men

EAST Albright 80, Lancaster Bible 60 American U. 69, Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 64 Bucknell 75, Cornell 64 Connecticut 76, Coppin St. 64 Eastern 64, Immaculata 50 Fairfield 67, Vermont 59 Northwestern 92, St. Francis, NY 61 St. John’s 62, Davidson 57 Syracuse 97, Morgan St. 55 Wittenberg 64, Ohio Wesleyan 62 SOUTH Belmont 66, Alabama St. 53 Coastal Carolina 125, Thomas More 70 Duke 98, Elon 72 Hampton 78, Towson 67 Illinois St. 62, UNC Wilmington 60, OT Jacksonville 71, Florida 68, OT Memphis 68, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 61 Virginia 50, Norfolk St. 49 Xavier, NO 72, Southern U. 58 MIDWEST Bradley 64, Jackson St. 55 Creighton 60, W. Illinois 47 Dayton 73, Winthrop 58 Mount Vernon Nazarene 83, Notre Dame Coll. 70 Oakland, Mich. 103, Rochester, Mich. 79 S. Dakota St. 72, Cent. Michigan 69 South Dakota 78, E. Washington 72 Valparaiso 74, E. Michigan 67 Wis.-Green Bay 72, North Dakota 68 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 73, SE Oklahoma 65 Arkansas St. 68, Savannah St. 55 Cameron 57, Texas A&M-Kingsville 47 Samford 74, UTSA 73 UTEP 61, Stephen F.Austin 52 FAR WEST Colorado St. 75, N. Colorado 61 Mesa, Colo. 89, Adams St. 77 Nevada 79, Portland St. 73 Utah Valley 80, Mayville St. 60 Wyoming 76, Centenary 49 TOURNAMENT Transylvania Holiday Tournament First Round Transylvania 82, Millikin 37 Westminster, Pa. 74, Piedmont 69

AP Women’s Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 19, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Connecticut (40) 10-0 1,000 1 2. Baylor 10-1 959 2 3. Duke 11-0 903 4 4. Xavier 10-0 889 5 5. Tennessee 10-2 787 6 6. West Virginia 11-0 782 7 7. Texas A&M 9-1 770 8 8. Stanford 6-2 697 3 9. UCLA 9-0 696 9 10. North Carolina 11-0 674 10 11. Kentucky 8-1 552 13 12. Michigan St. 11-1 507 14 13. Ohio St. 8-2 506 11 14. Iowa 10-1 440 16 15. Oklahoma 9-2 399 12 16. DePaul 13-1 381 22 17. Notre Dame 8-3 365 17 18. St. John’s 11-1 337 18 19. Maryland 10-1 256 19 20. Georgetown 9-3 201 20 21. Iowa St. 7-2 179 21 22. Florida St. 9-2 143 15 23. Syracuse 8-0 128 24 24. Boston College 10-0 115 25 25. Arkansas 11-0 111 — Others receiving votes: Texas 90, Kansas St. 43, Wis.-Green Bay 37, Georgia 28, Southern Cal 8, Bowling Green 7, Miami 7, Northwestern 3.

All Games W L 11 1 10 1 10 1 9 1 8 2 8 1 9 2 8 2 8 3 8 4 7 4 6 4

Texas Tech Kansas Baylor Texas A&M Kansas State Oklahoma State Oklahoma Iowa State Texas Nebraska Colorado Missouri Monday’s Games Texas Tech 50, California 43 UTSA 72, Kansas State 55 Texas 83, USF 65 Iowa State 93, Cal St. Northridge 47 Baylor 82, Clemson 40 Louisville 65, Nebraska 51 Today’s Games Kansas State vs. Middle Tennessee, 5 p.m. UC Riverside at Missouri, 7 p.m. Baylor vs. Sycamore, 7:15 p.m.

College Women

EAST Delaware Valley 77, Lancaster Bible 49 Hofstra 90, Albany, N.Y. 60 Marist 78, Houston 70 Middle Tennessee 58, St. Bonaventure 53 Robert Morris 73, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 47 Sacred Heart 76, Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 51 Salve Regina 63, Westminster, Pa. 59 Yale 74, Quinnipiac 68 SOUTH Alabama 67, Alabama A&M 62 Appalachian St. 65, W. Carolina 50 Baylor 82, Clemson 40 Charleston Southern 71, Mercer 68 ETSU 76, Campbell 61 Elon 61, Davidson 60 Florida 95, Alabama St. 38 Georgia Southern 67, Samford 66 James Madison 82, Virginia 80 Louisville 65, Nebraska 51 Mississippi St. 61, MVSU 49 N.C. State 86, Florida A&M 60 Richmond 69, William & Mary 59 Savannah St. 53, S. Carolina St. 32 Stetson 79, Youngstown St. 67 Tulane 78, Louisiana-Monroe 67 UCF 92, Jacksonville 59 UNC-Greensboro 71, Furman 61 Wake Forest 60, Md.-Eastern Shore 51 Winthrop 54, Maine 51 MIDWEST Creighton 96, North Dakota 57 Dakota St. at N. Dakota St., ppd. Eureka 92, Mount Mary 73 Iowa 75, Drake 71 Iowa St. 93, CS Northridge 47 Notre Dame 94, Valparaiso 43 Purdue 75, S. Illinois 36 UAB 61, Ball St. 56 Wis. Lutheran 82, Marian, Wis. 47 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Little Rock 54, Loyola Marymount 33 Cameron 71, Texas A&M-Kingsville 61 Incarnate Word 71, SW Oklahoma 64 Pittsburgh 95, Texas-Arlington 61 SE Oklahoma 93, Abilene Christian 92 Tarleton St. 73, Texas Woman’s 71 Texas 83, South Florida 65 Texas Tech 50, California 43 UTEP 64, New Mexico 62 UTSA 72, Kansas St. 55 FAR WEST Boise St. 80, Utah Valley 71 Colorado St. 68, South Dakota 53 Montana St. 75, CS Bakersfield 61 N. Colorado 74, San Francisco 46 Nevada 87, Illinois St. 78 Pepperdine 80, Cal Poly 45 Utah 91, S. Oregon 36 Utah St. 60, S. Dakota St. 57 Washington 59, W. Michigan 40

High School

BOYS Pittsburg Colgan 47, South East 24 Peru State College Tournament Johnson-Brock, Neb. 74, Christ Preparatory Academy 33 GIRLS Pittsburg Colgan 48, South East 45

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF x-New England 12 2 0 .857 446 N.Y. Jets 10 4 0 .714 295 Miami 7 7 0 .500 239 Buffalo 4 10 0 .286 273 South W L T Pct PF Indianapolis 8 6 0 .571 381 Jacksonville 8 6 0 .571 319 Tennessee 6 8 0 .429 322 Houston 5 9 0 .357 333 North W L T Pct PF x-Pittsburgh 10 4 0 .714 307 Baltimore 10 4 0 .714 324 Cleveland 5 9 0 .357 252 Cincinnati 3 11 0 .214 281 West W L T Pct PF Kansas City 9 5 0 .643 322 San Diego 8 6 0 .571 388 Oakland 7 7 0 .500 353 Denver 3 11 0 .214 292 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF Philadelphia 10 4 0 .714 412 N.Y. Giants 9 5 0 .643 360 Washington 5 9 0 .357 268 Dallas 5 9 0 .357 354 South W L T Pct PF x-Atlanta 12 2 0 .857 369 New Orleans 10 4 0 .714 354 Tampa Bay 8 6 0 .571 280 Carolina 2 12 0 .143 183 North W L T Pct PF Chicago 10 4 0 .714 293 Green Bay 8 6 0 .571 333 Minnesota 5 9 0 .357 244 Detroit 4 10 0 .286 308 West W L T Pct PF St. Louis 6 8 0 .429 258 Seattle 6 8 0 .429 279 San Francisco 5 9 0 .357 250 Arizona 4 10 0 .286 255 x-clinched playoff spot Monday’s Game Chicago 40, Minnesota 14 Thursday, Dec. 23 Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 25 Dallas at Arizona, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 26 Tennessee at Kansas City, noon San Francisco at St. Louis, noon N.Y. Jets at Chicago, noon Baltimore at Cleveland, noon New England at Buffalo, noon Detroit at Miami, noon Washington at Jacksonville, noon Indianapolis at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Houston at Denver, 3:05 p.m. San Diego at Cincinnati, 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Green Bay, 3:15 p.m. Seattle at Tampa Bay, 3:15 p.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, 7:20 p.m.

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Conference W L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Monday’s Games Atlanta 6, Toronto 3 Florida 5, Philadelphia 0 Pittsburgh 6, Phoenix 1 Anaheim 3, Boston 0 Tampa Bay 5, Carolina 1 Vancouver 3, St. Louis 1 Minnesota 4, Calgary 1 Today’s Games Anaheim at Buffalo, 6 p.m. St. Louis at Atlanta, 6 p.m. Calgary at Columbus, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Washington, 6:30 p.m. Montreal at Dallas, 8 p.m. Los Angeles at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. Edmonton at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

PA 303 259 261 353 PA 342 365 282 386 PA 220 253 271 362 PA 281 260 330 415 PA 339 288 343 396 PA 261 270 290 350 PA 242 220 314 329 PA 295 363 314 370

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could include Berglund stepping in right away as the Jayhawks’ starter. “Our offense uses me under center and out of the gun,” Berglund told ESPN.com in March. “We use a lot of playaction and run a lot of option through play-action as well. I would say I’m pretty mobile. I’m 205 (pounds) right now, but I think I can get to 210-215 pretty easily. I’m just focused on getting stronger, faster, and increasing my arm strength right now.” Berglund, who guided his prep team to a Class 4A state title earlier this month, visited KU in June for a seven-onseven camp. His time in

Lawrence gave him a chance to meet with Long, Shealy and Gill. He also toured the football complex, which made a lasting impression. “I think the facilities here are amazing,” he told Kirby at the time. “I’ve really never seen anything like it. I’ve been to some big schools, and (there’s been) nothing like this.” Rivals ranks Berglund as the 13th best dual-threat QB in the Class of 2011. Berglund nearly committed to UCLA this summer, but chose in-state CU over Boise State, Colorado State, Duke, Kansas, Kansas State, San Diego State, Tulsa, Utah, Washington State and Wyoming.

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Greinke likes Brewers’ attitude

M I L W A U K E E ( A P ) — Zack like that,” said Greinke, who Greinke loves the attitude of liked the swagger of former the Milwaukee Brewers and Brewers catcher Jason their willingness to try to Kendall. “He was great for reach the postseason immedi- our team. I’m assuming that he got some of his attitude ately. “The main reason I wanted from being in this organizato get out, I mean, preferred to tion.” Fielder is eligible to get out of Kansas City, is I wanted to be on a team that become a free agent after the was trying to win this year season. General manager because as a pitcher you don’t Doug Melvin is content to really know how long your keep the slugging first basecareer is going to be,” Greinke man for 2010. Fielder’s agent, said Monday, a day after he Scott Boras, encourages was acquired from the Royals clients to become free agents to maximize value before in a six-player trade. After winning the AL Cy signing. “Realistically, we’re done Young Award with a 16-8 record and 2.16 ERA in 2009, making major moves,” Melvin the 27-year-old right-hander said. “I envision this club with slumped to 10-14 with a 4.17 Prince being the No. 4 hitter and having a big year for us.” ERA last season. Melvin traded starting “Just really wanted to be in a place where they were play- shortstop Alcides Escobar, ing to win games right away,” center fielder Lorenzo Cain, top pitching prospect Jake he said. Since the end of the season, Odorizzi and former first have been the front-runner to the Brewers also acquired rounder Jeremy Jeffress to the receive top freshman honors. Shaun Marcum to join a rota- Royals for Greinke, shortstop Irving led the No. 1 team in tion that also includes Yuniesky Betancourt and the country with 17.4 points holdover Yovani Gallardo. cash. per game, while also piling up The new players join a core Melvin compared this 5.1 assists and 3.8 boards per that includes All-Stars Prince trade to the one he pulled off contest. Since he only played Fielder, Ryan Braun and to acquire CC Sabathia in in eight games and could miss Corey Hart to go along with 2008, except that Greinke has the remainder of the season, Rickie Weeks and Casey two remaining years under Irving seems like a long shot McGehee, closer John Axford contract instead of a few to be considered the best and setup man Zach Brad- months. Milwaukee needed a freshman. Interesting to note dock. boost in its rotation after that Rivals.com ranked only “They’ve got some really Sabathia and longtime ace one point guard ahead of Irvgood offense on the team and Ben Sheets left as free agents ing in the Class of 2010: Selby. they seem to have like an atti- after winning the NL wild Perry Jones, Baylor: Jones tude about them, and I kind of card that season. and Selby lead an underrated class of impact freshmen in the Big 12 this season. The 610 Jones leads the 7-1 Bears in AREA ROUNDUP rebounding (8.9) and averages 13.9 points per game, tops in the conference for freshmen who have appeared in at least 75 percent of their By Benton Smith Carlisle swatted a potential team’s games. basmith@theworldco.info go-ahead jumper in the left Cory Joseph, Texas: corner and time expired. Remember one of the (many) TONGANOXIE — With clutch Erickson led Tonganoxie problems with Texas last year? No point guard. Not the plays on both ends of the floor (2-2) with 19 points. in the f inal seconds, the case this year because of etro Academy 11 10 16 19 — 56 Tonganoxie High boys basket- M Joseph, who’s averaging 11.9 Tonganoxie 5 22 6 24 — 57 ball team pulled off a 57-56 vicpoints, 2.9 assists (vs. 1.9 Metro — Gress 9, Hardage 3, West 10, Kruer 15, 19. tory over Metro Academy on Palmer turnovers) and 3.8 rebounds Tonganoxie — John Lean 2, Dane Erickson 19, per game. And if you want to Monday. Dylan Scates 11, Colby Yates 7, Jeremy Carlisle The Chieftains trailed by 10, Austin Vickers 8. observe the guy’s clutch-oone in the final minute after meter, check out Joseph’s game-winner from the week- t h e M ave r i c k s ’ D a l to n Metro Academy girls 50, end against North Carolina in H a rd a ge b u r i e d a t h re e - Tonganoxie 47 TONGANOXIE — The Chieffront of a pro-Tar Heel crowd pointer with 27 seconds left, but THS junior center Dane tains went scoreless in the in Greensboro, N.C. Erickson grabbed an offen- final two minutes. Harrison Barnes, North Chieftains senior forward Carolina: Barnes hasn’t been sive rebound and was fouled 12 seconds later, sending Danielle Miller stole the ball quite as dominant as adverhim to the charity stripe, near mid-court and put in a tised, but there’s still plenty where he collected himself layup with just more than two of season left. The 6-8, 210and drained a pair of free minutes left to give her a pounder has been good for team-high 18 points, but THS 12.3 points and 6.1 boards per throws. Metro worked the ball couldn’t score for the remaingame. The unranked Tar Heels have struggled to a 7-4 around in the final seconds der of the game. looking for an open shot, and Metro Academy 13 18 10 9 — 50 start, but if they pick it up, chances are you’ll start to see when it appeared the road Tonganoxie 20 9 10 8 — 47 Tonganoxie — Haley Smith 5, Tayler Miles 3, team had found one, Danielle Barnes mature on the floor. Miller 18, Jenny Whitledge 15, Emma Tonganoxie senior Jeremy Stilgenbauer 5, Tavia Brown 1. Selby has some competition for top freshman. But if Saturday was any indication of what we’ll see from the Baltimore native, he could very well finish ahead of everyone on this list.

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country and a potential lottery pick in next year’s NBA Draft. Time to look into the crystal college ball for now. Will Selby end up being the NCAA’s best freshman this year? Quite possibly. But he’ll have some dynamite freshmen he needs to hold off, even in the Big 12. Here’s a list of other potential top freshmen in the country by season’s end: Terrence Jones, Kentucky: Is it any surprise the top three scorers on John Calipari’s 8-2 Wildcats are diaper dandies? Jones tops all freshmen in the country with 18.9 points per game and is pretty close to the top in rebounds per game (10) as well. Jared Sullinger, Ohio State: ESPN analyst Doug Gottlieb called Sullinger the best freshman in the country over the weekend after the Buckeyes bruiser went for 30 points and 19 boards in a victory over South Carolina. Gottlieb went a step farther and called Ohio State the best team in the country. Wonder how Duke and Kansas feel about that. There’s no denying Sullinger’s impact, though. The 6-foot-9, 280pound behemoth is averaging 18.5 points and 9.6 rebounds for No. 2 OSU. Brandon Knight, Kentucky: For the second consecutive season, the Wildcats have a top-10 recruit running the point guard as a freshman (like John Wall in 2009-10). Knight, not as much of a driver/creator as Wall, has responded with 17.1 points per game this year. Knight has to cut down on his turnovers (38 in 10 games), though, which currently outweigh his assist totals (37). Kyrie Irving, Duke: Had Irving not suffered a foot injury earlier this month, he might

Tonganoxie boys prevail

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Townsend from Bay Area CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

I like him a lot as a person and respect him a lot as a coach.” The Bears, who have averaged 7,611 fans in six home dates, own a 4-2 home record, with losses to San Diego State (77-57) and Southern Miss (80-78) to go with wins over Cal StateNorthridge, New Mexico, UC Davis and Cal Poly. The Bears are led by 6-8 junior Harper Kamp (13.1 ppg) and 6-3 junior Jorge Gutierrez (12.6 ppg). “It’s just a great institution,” Townsend said of Cal. “The academics are really good. It’s a beautiful area. It doesn’t get much better than Berkeley. My memories were fond because it’s the first job I ever had in college. It was a dream come true for me to coach at that level. With that and being pretty good, it was nice. Of course, it was home for me.” Townsend grew up in the Bay Area. He came to Cal from Willow Glen (Calif.) High School. “It’s going to be great to be back,” Townsend said. He and the Jayhawks arrived early Monday evening. “I love it back there. It’s one of the prettiest places in the country to live. The weather is always good. There’s a lot to do. It will be great to see some family and friends.”

Any seafood dining recommendations for fans? “Scott’s Seafood in Jack London Square. Kincaid’s is a place we’ll eat at,” he said of the restaurant in Oakland the Jayhawks flocked to at 7 p.m. Monday. “The absolutely best for me is Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco because it’s so fresh, and they catch it every day.”

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Taylor up for Cousy Award: KU junior Tyshawn Taylor is one of 66 candidates for the Bob Cousy Award, which goes to the country’s top point guard. Big 12 guards on the list: Taylor, A.J. Walton (Baylor), Alec Burks (Colorado), Diante Garrett (Iowa State), Jacob Pullen (Kansas State), Michael Dixon, Phil Pressey (Missouri) and Keiton Page (Oklahoma State).

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Accounting

Automotive Services

C & G Auto Sales

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Air Conditioning

K’s Tire

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Auctioneers

Tires for anything Batteries Brakes Oil Changes Fair and Friendly Customer Service is our trademark 2720 Oregon St. 785-843-3222 Find great offers at

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

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Auto Detailing King’s Auto Polishing 785-393-9878. 313 East 8th Street, Over 36 yrs. exp. • Full Detail • Buff & Wax • Interior Shampoo • Engine Steam Clean. Open by appt. lawrencemarketplace.com/ kingsauto

Automotive Services Bryant Collision Repair Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM We specialize in Auto Body Repair, Paintless Dent Repair, Glass Repair, & Auto Accessories. 785-843-5803 bryantcollisionrepair@msn.com. lawrencemarketplace.com/ bryant-collision-repair Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

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Westside 66 & Car Wash

Full Service Gas Station 100% Ethanol-Free Gasoline Auto Repair Shop - Automatic Car Washes Starting At Just $3 2815 W 6th St | 785-843-1878 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/westside66

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

Decorative & Regular Concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-842-5205/785-979-5260

Custom Design & Fabrication Mobile, Fast, affordable repairs On-site repairs & installation Hand Railings & Steel Fences http://lawrencemarketplace. com/trironworks Phone 785-843-1877

Decks & Fences Looking for Something Creative?

Steve’s Place

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

Bankruptcy, Tax Negotiation, Foreclosure Defense - Call for Free consultation. Cloon Legal Services 888-845-3511 “We are a federally designated debt relief agency.”

Red Oak/White Oak Mix, $150 truckload, stacked & delivered. Cured & Seasoned. Adam 816-547-1575

Seasoned Hedge, Oak, Locust & mixed hardwoods, Washer/Dryer: Maytag stacked & delivered, $160. Washer and Dryer. Good for full cord. Call Landon, condition. Almond color. 785-766-0863 $80. 785-842-1579

Christensen Floor Care LLC. Wood, Tile, Carpet, Concrete, 30 yrs. exp. 785-842-8315 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/christensenfloorcare

Almanacs - $30. Collection of 25 almanacs. Reprint of 1868 World Almanac. 1923 Chicago Daily News, World Almanacs (1937-1989), Several others. 785-766-6586. Collector Buying all old coins: silver, gold, wheat pennies, nickels, etc. We come to you! 816-272-5065

Computer-Camera Camera - Kodak EasyShare C813 Camera.. Like new. Includes EasyShare printer and paper. Asking $75. Please call 785-691-6036 Crib Set: Noah’s (Ark) Zoo Crib Set. Brand new. Includes comforter, bumper & sheet. Fits standard crib. Pictures available upon request. $50/offer. myfootprints8@yahoo.com

Garage Doors

Dresser: Antique with beveled mirror, very good cond. 1920’s, Will make great Christmas gift! $80./offer. Call 913-728-2030, leave msg.

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Home Improvements Essential Inspections LLC

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General Services

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REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 www.winston-brown.com Licensed & Insured

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Graphics

Renovations Kitchen/Bath Remodels House Additions & Decks Siding & Windows Children’s Play Areas Quality Work Affordable Prices

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Landscaping Lawrence’s Newest Sign Shop

• Full Color Printing • Banners & Decals • Vehicle Graphics • Yard Signs • Magnets • Stationary & Much More!! 785-856-7444 1717 W. 6th

Guttering Services

Electrical

Kitchen/Bath Remodel Carpet ,Tile, Wood, Stone Showroom 4910 Wakarusa Ct, Ste B (785) 843-8600 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/wildgreen

Martin Floor Covering

Linoleum, Carpet, Ceramic, Hardwood, Laminate, Porcelain Tile. Estimates Available 1 mile North of I-70. http://lawrencemarketplace. com/martin_floor_covering

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Foundation Repair

Oakley Creek Catering

Employment Services

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

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation www.lawrencemarketplace. com/lml

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Lawn, Garden & Nursery

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Foundation Repair

Cleaning

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

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Love’s Lawncare & Cleaning Service Quality Service Free Est. & Senior Discounts 60 & up. Bonded & Insured Call Danny 785-220-3925

Recycle Your Furniture

Health & Beauty Cool Mist Humidifier: Relion Cool Mist Humidifier 1.25 Gallon and runs 24-36 hours.Perfect Condition. Used once. $30. 785-842-4351.

Old Victorian Ring: Sterling Silver w/black stone, SZ. 61/2 or 7 not sure. Beautiful Old Ring must sell. Asking 75/offer. Call 785-841-3332.

Machinery-Tools

WINTER ICE MELT PRODUCTS Residential & Commercial Use Buy In Bulk Or By the Bag Eco-Friendly & Pet Friendly

Magazines: Chocolatie magazines. 15 issues in excellent condition. $10/offer. Beadwork magazines. 17 issues in excellent condition. $15/offer. Call 785-843-1782 Magazines: Eating Well magazines. Over 20 issues in excellent condition. $15/offer. Shuttle, Spindle, Dyepot magazines. Over 40 issues in very good condition. $25/offer. Call 785-843-1782 Pet Taxi: 36” L X 24” W X 26” H. Large size. $50 cash. 785-842-1247

Music-Stereo (2) Spinet Pianos with bench. Lowery $450, Lester $625. Price includes delivery & tuning. 785-832-9906 Piano - Suzuli digital piano - must sell! Bought new for $1,200. Used one month. Selling for $600. Call Tom (785) 691-7313

Office Equipment Brother IntelliFax 780MC. Multiple line, multiple functions. Several rolls of paper and manual. $15. Call 785-843-1782.

Sports-Fitness

Radial Saw: Sears Crafts- Equipment man 10” radial Saw with extra blade, molding cut- Ab Lounger: Abdominal exMattress Sets: Factory re- ter blades and dado cutter. ercise machine. $20. Call instruction books. Kevin 785-766-6586. jects, new in plastic. Save Two up to 70%. All sizes. $215. Call 785-865-5507 785-766-6431 Game Table: Harvard Miscellaneous 7-in-1, like new! Foosball, SEALY POSTUREPEDIC pool, shuffleboard, bowl-New in plastic. Factory Aquarium: 75 Gal. aquar- ing, ping-pong, glide Second sets, Save over 50%. ium with oak cabinet hockey & checkers, all acPayless Furniture, 785-331-2031 stand. Filters and extras cessories. 45”L X 24”W. included. $300. Call Great gift! $50 785-843-7863 913-302-9550 for appt. Gift Ideas AB Circle Pro Exercise Machine, w/workout DVD, Knee pads, 10 Day Slim Down Plan. Great Gift for Family! Cardio and Sculpt. $90. 913 952 8641

BB GUN. Powerline 880 Daisy Airgun, multi-pump pneumatic, takes BB or pellets, fiber optic sight. Would make a great X-mas gift $45. Call 785-843-4119

Youth Dirt Bike Helmets. Two youth medium helmets, 1 red, 1 blue. Red one has goggles. Good condition. $20 each; $35 for both. West Lawrence. 785-856-0094

Book: MISSING JEST FOR GRINS? Marsha’s book, Human Nature Calls, has 96 columns & the story of the little pig who came to dinner & stayed. Only $15. 785-843-2577 or mhgink@netscape.net.

Hot Tub: Legacy Whirlpool hot tub, like new only 1 year old. model Envision, 78x84x32. Originally about $4,000. Offering Christmas Bargain Special at $2,750. 785-856-0539, 913-558-7844

Moving-Hauling

Plumbing

Security

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

Locksmith & Security Systems Secure Your Home, Business or Apartment. Security Systems Video Surveillance Access Control Residential Commercial (785) 843-2182 lawrencemarketplace.com/ rueschhoff

Haul Free: Salvageable items. Charge; other moving, hauling, landscaping, home repair, clean inside & out. 785-841-6254. http://www.a2zenterprises. info/ Rock Hauling, Driveway Rock or Dirt. Will spread, Prices Available. Mike. 785-214-0848

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

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

TV-Video Television - Vizio 47” LCD TV, Model SV470M, new in box, 1080p, HD, 4 HDMI, $800 Firm. Cash only. Call 1-913-796-6791

Sewing Service & Repair Bob’s BERNINA

Sewing and Vacuum Center

2449 B Iowa St.

Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. 785-842-1595 HOLIDAY FREE Buyers of aluminum cans, NEW STORE HOURS Piano Lesson. all type metals & junk vehiM-F 9-6, Th 9-8, Sat 9-4 sjkeus@yahoo.com cles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 785-550-1608. Performed 501 Maple, Lawrence. Servicing Most Model Sewing on President Ford’s piano. 785-841-4855 Machines, Sergers & Vacs lawrencemarketplace.com/ www.lawrencemarketplace. lonnies com/bobsbernina

Packing & Shipping

The Mail Box 3115 W 6th Street, Suite C., Lawrence, KS

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Mon.-Fri. 10:30-6PM. Sat. 10AM-3PM. • UPS • Fed Ex • USPS • DHL • Packing • Notary • Shreddng • Fax • Copies • Home movie transfer-DVD lawrencemarketplace.com/ themailbox

A. B. Painting & Repair Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est. Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com

Inside - Out Painting Service

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

785-766-2785

Roofing

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

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Complete Roofing

Tearoffs, Reroofs, Redecks * Storm Damage * Leaks * Roof Inspections

We’re There for You!

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Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks

Specializing in: Residential & Commercial Tearoffs Asphalt & Fiberglass Shingling Cedar Shake Shingles

Kate, 785-423-4464

Since 1982

We Specialize in Fine Pruning If you value your tree for its natural shape and would like to retain its health and beauty in the long term, call on us!

Vacuum Service & Repair DAVE BALES VACUUM CLEANERS & LAMP SALES & REPAIR. Dave repairs & sells all makes & model vacuum cleaners, Rainbow, Panasonic, Kirby, Filter Queen, Electrolux, etc. FREE PICKUP & DELIVERY to your home or business. Just call Dave Bales at 785-843-7811 & he’ll be out to help you. Don’t forget Dave Bales does all types of lamp repair too! SERVING LAWRENCE FOR 37 YEARS

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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free estimates/Insured.

Insurance Work Welcome

Free Estimates 785-764-9582

Pet Services

Shamrock Tree Service

785-393-2260

Garrison Roofing

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Tree/Stump Removal

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

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Locally owned & operated.

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Window Installation/Service

Windows, Doors Exterior & Interior Trim & all your remodeling needs Free Estimates

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Locksmith “We Can Train Any Dog!” Call for Free Home Demo! 785-764-2220 www.SitMeansSit.com www.lawrencemarketplace. com/sms-dogs

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

Fender Electric Guitar. Used Fender Squier SE100 black electric quitar. Son got new guitar and no longer needs. $75. Call 785-766-0838

New and upper end furniture, dining room table and 6 chairs (2 captain) and 2 leaves and matching large china hutch, new living room couch Holiday Decor and matching chairs and coffee table, also large Nativity: For the collector. Italian painted cabinet, Hand crafted miniature celarge mirror, several an- ramic nativity. Crèche and tiques including a 6 over 15 pieces. Brand new. piece parlor set in wal- Absolutely sweet! $60. Call nut, hall seat in walnut, 785-843-1782. small desk, large iron and wood entry table, 2 large iron lions, black Ornaments: Box of Shiny leather sectional and Brite Christmas tree ornamatching recliner, game ments with hangers. table w/leather top and Beautiful all colors, still in matching chairs, leather the box. All bright designs. top ottoman, rugs, many Very Special. $50. household decorations 785-594-3188 and plants, live and silk, pictures, jewelry, much, Jewelry much, more.

Green Grass Lawn Care

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Painting

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Gift Ideas

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Cash only but will hold for small down payment starting at 8:00 a.m. Saturday December 18th, 958 E 1900 Rd, Eudora Ks or call 913-208-0776

Music Lessons

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Stacked Deck

Estate Sale

easoned Oak Firewood Baby & Children's S$150/cord, $80 per ½ cord. Green firewood - $130/cord. Items 785-331-7435/785-766-4544 Doll. 30” tall cloth doll with & please leave a message. long, blond braids. $10. Live Pampered Chef 785-841-2093. demo and chance to get Furniture last minute orders in. Moped - pink Groove-N-Go Desk: $10. View Fri. & Sat. w/6V rechargable battery, 10-5, Sun. 12-4. 547-A Lo- Hoosier Top: $98. View Fri. 3MPH, forward, reverse, cust. & Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-4. 547-A light up headlights & turn Locust. signals. New in box. $70. Call 785-312-1276 Dresser: 4 drawer dresser Long Dresser: $20. View Fri. $48. View Fri. & Sat. 10-5, & Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-4. 547-A Collectibles Sun. 12-4. 547-A Locust. Locust.

Flooring Installation

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Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: lawrencemarketplace.com/ birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244

LG Front-loading Washer/Dryer: Super Capacity, Quiet Operation Features $400; Mini Freezer: $50; Haier Energy-Star Dehumidifier: $60. If interested, misty.huber@gmail.com

Bankruptcy Attorney: Get a Fresh Start. Free Consultation. 1-800-768-8036

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

A CLEAN ROUTINE Residential cleaning service customized to your family’s needs. All general housekeeping tasks, laundry & linens included. Services performed by the owner/operator. All supplies provided. For estimate call 785-230-3529 or

Good Seasoned hand-split hardwood, ½ cord, $95, delivered & stacked. Call 913-301-3061

Financial

Serving Lawrence & Surrounding Area Since 1980 Award Winning BBQ! Booking Now For Summer Parties/Events 785-841-7665 www.bumsteercatering.com

Family Owned & Operated

GE Refrigerator: White finish, crosstop Freezer, 4 yrs. old like new. Call after 12PM. $135. 785-842-3719

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Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791

Bum Steer Catering

- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque - Corporate Events, Private Parties, WeddingsOn-Site Cooking Available

Firewood For Sale: mixed hard woods, mostly split. Stacked & delivered. $75/½ cord. James 785-241-1143

Eagles Lodge

Banquet Room Available for Corporate Parties, Wedding Receptions, Fundraisers Bingo Every Friday Night 1803 W 6th St. (785) 843-9690 http://lawrencemarket place.com/Eagles_Lodge

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Catering

Freezer: Sears Kenmore 36”Hx27”Wx23”D. White, 3 yrs. old, Like new, $35. Call after 12PM. 785-842-3719

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Construction Tires, Alignment, Brakes, A/C, Suspension Repair Financing Available 785-841-6050 1828 Mass. St lawrencemarketplace.com/ performancetire

Appliances

Furniture

Home Improvements

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K-9 Butler

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beautiful woman whom I dearly love. She has some facial hair, especially on her chin, which she chooses to shave. This leaves her chin stubbly. When she does not take care of it as often as she should, it becomes a little unattractive. I am no fashion expert, but I believe that waxing would be a better option. How do I bring this up without upsetting her? — Anonymous or I’d be in Big Trouble

you of George Clooney. But she may be unaware that her stubble is visible to others and should be told. Waxing and depilatories would do a better job, and if she is unwilling to maintain that regimen, she can look into laser hair removal or electrolysis. For the holidays, present her with a gift certificate to a waxing salon or a laser clinic, and tell her she deserves to be pampered.

children’s relationship with Dear Anonymous: There is the man who raised them. no flattering way to tell a I love this woman, and we woman that her face reminds are planning to marry in a few months. Knowing her past and not being able to help her worries me. What should I do? — Vietnam Vet

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College tuition never seems to get cheaper. The cost of higher education has been rising far faster than the rate of inflation for decades now, saddling many students with staggering loans before they even enter the workforce. “Price of Admission: America’s College Debt Crisis” (8 p.m., CNBC) examines the peculiarity of student loans. Unlike mortgages or credit-card obligations, they carry few consumer protections. According to this report, studentloan debt cannot be refinanced or wiped out via bankruptcy. In some cases, young people have died, leaving their parents and families in the lurch. “Debt” also reports that colleges, both traditional and for-profit, have been hiding the rate of default among their students to keep the flow of government loan money coming their way. A flow that “Debt” argues may be unsustainable. ● Because I’m not in the gossip racket or make my living celebrating celebrities, I rarely question the wisdom or timing of an installment of “E True Hollywood Story” (9 p.m. E!). But tonight’s profile of Sarah, duchess of York, had me scratching my head. I mean, she’s not even the world’s most famous Fergie anymore. ● “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” (9 p.m., HBO) glances back at the biggest stories of 2010. ● The three-hour special “Living in the Time of Jesus” (7 p.m., National Geographic) combines history and archaeology to examine the day-to-day reality of life at the time of the Nativity. ● Still searching for that stocking stuffer for the sports fan who has everything? Among the new DVDs on sale right now is “Baseball’s Greatest Games: The 1960 World Series Game 7” (A&E Home Entertainment). The DVD offers fans a chance to see baseball greats Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Roger Maris and Roberto Clemente at work. It’s also a wonderful example of sports television broadcasting in its infancy. Bob Prince and Mel Allen share announcing duties, but merely trade spots and do not interact. Their single-voice approach perfectly complements the rudimentary camerawork. My only quibble is that the period TV commercials have been edited out of this presentation. That would have made it perfect.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Christmas cheer proves contagious on “Glee” (7 p.m., Fox). ● A winner glides to the finish line on “Skating with the Stars” (7 p.m., ABC). ● A marine’s murder may be linked to former comrades on “NCIS: Los Angeles” (8 p.m., CBS). ● “Saturday Night Live Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas” (8 p.m., NBC) offers a collection of skits from seasons past. ● Kevin Pollak hosts “Million Dollar Money Drop” (8 p.m., Fox). ● Stephanie’s parents sense something’s up on “No Ordinary Family” (8 p.m., ABC). ● “The Calling,” profiling the religious leaders of tomorrow, concludes on “Independent Lens” (8 p.m., PBS). ● Alicia’s firm takes on healthcare bullies on “The Good Wife” (9 p.m., CBS). ● A football star dies under mysterious circumstances on “Detroit 1-8-7” (9 p.m., ABC).

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Tonight: Togetherness is the theme. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Your energy feeds off the Moon. Don't worry if your energy fades; today's Lunar Eclipse could drain you. Tonight: Whatever makes you smile. R Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★ Take your time. Don't react to pressure from friends or loved ones. You know where you are going. Tonight: No one can find you because ... Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★★ Understand that people can and will reverse themselves. Don't get too stuck in letting them know you are right. Tonight: Unpredictable at best. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★ News from those at a distance could be quite startling, forcing you to regroup. Your intuition about a loved one or child could be more right-on than you realize. Tonight: Could be late. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Seek out an activity that allows some sense of detachment. You easily could be overwhelmed by everything that is happening. Tonight: Put on Christmas music.

ACROSS 1 Understand 6 Nile reptiles 10 Doris Day song title word 14 Foretell 15 Biblical “you” 16 Ink cartridge hue 17 Having a single component 18 Stop-listen link 19 Weigh by lifting 20 Make an attempt 23 Helm dir. 24 Minding everyone else’s jacquelinebigar.com business 25 Gives forth Sagittarius (Nov. 2229 Sense of self Dec. 21) ★★★★ Extremes 30 Instrument with a chanter mark your moods and and drones those you deal with. Try 31 Pulpit of yore lying low and not pushing 34 Sidewinder, any issue; otherwise, the e.g. end result could be a prob- 36 ___ Beta Kappa lem. Tonight: Go for cozy. control Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 37 Lose of the plane 19) ★★★★ You might feel 41 Arctic sea as if you are on a seesaw, bird and in a sense you are! As 42 Buzzi and Bader you juggle other people's Ginsburg needs with your own, give 43 Actor up either/or thinking. MacLachlan Tonight: Sort through inviof “Blue tations. Velvet” Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 44 Come before 46 Tina of “Date 18) ★★★★ Understand that you might not be able 48 Night” Join the class to accomplish what you 49 Leonine

want. Too much is happening around you over which you have little to no control. Tonight: Early to bed. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ Your playfulness, though well-intended, could upset someone. Your creativity bubbles forth in nearly all situations, whether decorating a tree or handling a problem at work. Tonight: Where is the mistletoe?

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ductor Michael Tilson Thomas is 66. Actor Josh Mostel is 64. Actor Samuel L. Jackson is 62. Movie producer Jeffrey Katzenberg is 60. Singer Betty Wright is 57. International Tennis Hall-ofFamer Chris Evert is 56. Actress Jane Kaczmarek is 55. Country singer Lee Roy Parnell is 54. Enter-

retreat 51 Princess’s problem, in a fairy tale 54 Be patient in line 57 Knowledgeable about 60 Bad name for a barber 61 Pointed a blunderbuss 62 Mocking remark 63 Subst. for some names 64 Delineate 65 Crown prince, e.g. 66 1996 presidential candidate 67 Lemon peels, sometimes DOWN 1 Measuring instrument 2 Haul to the station house 3 Century plant 4 “Why not!” 5 Meddler’s activity 6 Book of maps 7 Ostentatious 8 Cornered bear? 9 Japanese one-pot meal 10 Lug 11 It has one pupil 12 U.K. military fliers 13 Insect that may be black or red 21 Far-many link

tainer Jim Rose is 54. Actor-comedian Ray Romano is 53. Country singer Christy Forester (The Forester Sisters) is 48. Rock musician Murph (The Lemonheads; Dinosaur Jr.) is 46. Actor-comedian Andy Dick is 45. Rock musician Gabrielle Glaser is 45. Actor Kiefer Sutherland is 44.

22 Star in Orion 26 Impudent 27 An advanced deg. 28 Parisian river 29 Longest division of geologic time 30 Calls to Mary 31 In shock 32 Express sorrow 33 HarleyDavidson rider 34 Fill to the maximum 35 Unspecified, degreewise 38 Happy-golucky song part 39 Sketched the main features of 40 “Reach for the ___!” (“Stick ‘em up!”)

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Dear Annie: My wife is a

For Tuesday, Dec. 21: This year, the theme of the unexpected surrounds you. Don't fight the course of events, and you'll see the light at the end of the tunnel, if not the end itself. If you are single, even if you are sure this person is "it," take at least a year to commit. If you are attached, the two of you need to re-establish some basics, resulting from your inner reflection. Trust in the process. Cancer often challenges you. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★ Even if you feel frenetic and act frenetic, understand that you are not the only one. Tonight: A must appearance. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ Pressure builds, especially with lastminute gifts and details. If you can, take off or go to a concert, like the "Messiah." Tonight: Let your imagination lead. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★ Defer all you want. Understand that you cannot do everything, even if others want you to.

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Dear Vet: Nancy sounds like she’s had a life of emotional turmoil. The fact that her son resembles another man is not proof, but the child deserves to have an accurate medical history. You may be able to convince Nancy to discuss this with her son, but you should not take any action on your own. As for the various sexual assaults, there are statutes of limitation on reporting such crimes. The best thing you could do for Nancy is encourage her to get into counseling to deal with the trauma of her past.

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Mavericks 98, Heat 96 M I A M I — Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points, Jason Terry hit two big three-pointers in the final 2 1/2 minutes, and Dallas ended Miami’s 12-game winning streak on Monday night. It was Dallas’ 14th straight regular-season victory over Miami, a streak that doesn’t include the Heat win in the 2006 NBA finals. Terry finished with 19, and Caron Butler scored 13 for Dallas, which won despite giving up a 17-0 run in the first half and a 13-0 run in the third quarter. DALLAS (98) Butler 4-9 4-5 13, Nowitzki 8-21 10-10 26, Chandler 3-3 2-2 8, Kidd 3-5 0-0 7, Stevenson 3-8 0-0 8, Marion 2-7 3-4 7, Terry 6-15 4-4 19, Haywood 2-2 0-1 4, Barea 2-4 1-2 6. Totals 33-74 24-28 98. MIAMI (96) James 6-17 5-7 19, Bosh 8-15 3-5 19, Ilgauskas 4-8 0-0 8, Arroyo 0-2 0-0 0, Wade 8-17 3-6 22, Howard 0-2 0-0 0, Chalmers 3-10 4-4 13, J.Jones 3-7 1-1 10, Anthony 2-2 1-2 5, Miller 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 34-84 17-25 96. Dallas 23 20 22 33 — 98 Miami 22 22 24 28 — 96 3-Point Goals—Dallas 8-21 (Terry 3-6, Stevenson 2-5, Barea 1-2, Butler 1-2, Kidd 1-2, Nowitzki 0-4), Miami 11-31 (J.Jones 3-7, Wade 37, Chalmers 3-7, James 2-4, Bosh 0-1, Arroyo 0-1, Miller 0-4). Fouled Out—Chalmers. Rebounds— Dallas 53 (Marion 13), Miami 50 (James 10). Assists—Dallas 19 (Kidd 7), Miami 18 (James, Wade 7). Total Fouls—Dallas 23, Miami 20. Technicals—Dallas defensive three second 2, Wade, Miami defensive three second. A—20,178 (19,600).

Spurs 118, Suns 110 SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and San Antonio beat undermanned Phoenix for its ninth win in a row. Gary Neal scored 22 off the bench for the Spurs, who improved the NBA’s best record to 24-3 and are one victory from their second double-digit winning streak already this season. PHOENIX (110) Gr.Hill 9-17 0-0 19, Frye 1-10 1-2 3, Lopez 5-5 45 14, Nash 7-11 1-1 17, Dudley 10-16 4-5 27, Childress 7-11 1-2 15, Warrick 4-9 1-1 9, Dragic 37 0-0 6. Totals 46-86 12-16 110. SAN ANTONIO (118) Jefferson 5-14 5-6 17, Duncan 10-17 0-0 20, Blair 4-9 2-2 10, Parker 7-14 4-6 19, Ginobili 4-11 5-6 15, Neal 7-14 7-8 22, Bonner 2-4 1-2 6, Quinn 2-4 0-0 5, McDyess 2-2 0-0 4, Udoka 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-89 24-30 118. Phoenix 26 28 24 32 — 110 San Antonio 27 26 40 25 — 118 3-Point Goals—Phoenix 6-22 (Dudley 3-7, Nash 2-5, Gr.Hill 1-1, Dragic 0-1, Frye 0-8), San Antonio 8-29 (Jefferson 2-6, Ginobili 2-9, Quinn 1-2, Bonner 1-3, Parker 1-3, Neal 1-6). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Phoenix 44 (Lopez 7), San Antonio 52 (Duncan 15). Assists—Phoenix 23 (Nash 10), San Antonio 27 (Duncan 6). Total Fouls—Phoenix 24, San Antonio 20. Technicals— Jefferson. A—18,581 (18,797).

Jazz 101, Cavaliers 90 C L E V E L A N D — CJ Miles scored 22 points, Paul Millsap and Raja Bell added 19 apiece, and Utah beat Cleveland, moving coach Jerry Sloan into a tie with Pat Riley for the third-most wins in NBA history. Sloan, Utah’s coach since 1988, has matched Riley with 1,210 victories. Up next is Lenny Wilkens (1,332) and Don Nelson (1,335). During

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Trail Blazers 106, Bucks 80 PORTLAND, ORE. — LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, and Portland shook off injury problems to rout Milwaukee. Wesley Matthews added 22 points for the Blazers, who have won three in a row and had only eight players dressed after losing Dante Cunningham four minutes in. Rudy Fernandez added 17 points off the bench. MILWAUKEE (80) Douglas-Roberts 1-7 2-2 4, Ilyasova 2-3 0-0 4, Bogut 2-7 1-2 5, Dooling 4-12 4-4 12, Salmons 813 5-6 23, Boykins 2-11 1-3 6, Mbah a Moute 4-9 2-2 10, Brockman 0-3 0-0 0, Gooden 4-10 1-1 10, Sanders 3-4 0-2 6. Totals 30-79 16-22 80. PORTLAND (106) Batum 3-8 3-3 10, Cunningham 1-1 0-0 2, Aldridge 12-18 5-6 29, Miller 2-5 2-3 6, Matthews 6-12 7-8 22, Marks 2-7 2-4 6, Fernandez 7-14 1-1 17, Mills 3-7 0-0 8, Babbitt 3-6 0-0 6, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-78 20-25 106. Milwaukee 18 17 25 20 — 80 Portland 25 34 19 28 — 106 3-Point Goals—Milwaukee 4-14 (Salmons 2-3, Gooden 1-3, Boykins 1-4, Dooling 0-4), Portland 8-22 (Matthews 3-6, Mills 2-4, Fernandez 2-7, Batum 1-4, Babbitt 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Milwaukee 46 (Mbah a Moute 7), Portland 53 (Aldridge 19). Assists—Milwaukee 13 (Dooling 5), Portland 27 (Miller 9). Total Fouls— Milwaukee 22, Portland 18. Technicals—Gooden, Salmons, Batum, Portland defensive three second 2. A—20,406 (19,980).

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CHICAGO’S BRIAN URLACHER (54) LOOKS DOWN as Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre (4) lies on the ground after being hit during the first half. Favre left the game, and the Bears eventually won, 40-14, Monday at Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium.

Wizards 108, Bobcats 75 WASHINGTON — Washington limited Charlotte to one field GB — goal in the third quarter and ⁄ snapped a seven-game losing 2⁄ streak. 5 Nick Young scored 21 14 points for the Wizards, shortGB — handed while No. 1 pick John 7⁄ Wall remained injured and 11 ⁄ Rashard Lewis was unavail13 ⁄ 14 ⁄ able after coming in a trade with Orlando for Gilbert AreRockets 121, Warriors 112 nas. O A K L A N D , C A L I F . — Kevin Martin made a tying basket CHARLOTTE (75) McGuire 0-2 0-0 0, Diaw 4-11 1-2 9, Mohammed and a go-ahead three-pointer M I N N E A P O L I S ( AP ) — Brett 2-4 0-0 4, Augustin 3-8 2-2 9, Jackson 5-12 2-3 13, Livingston 3-7 1-1 7, K.Brown 1-2 8-11 10, in crunch time on the way to Favre was bundled up in a Thomas 5-7 0-0 10, Henderson 1-3 0-2 2, Diop 1- 30 points, and Houston won heavy gray coat by the time 2, D.Brown 3-4 3-4 9. Totals 28-62 17-25 75. for the fifth time in six games. Devin Hester sped through Sloan’s long run, which began 2W0-0 ASHINGTON (108) the snow with his record-setbefore Jazz rookie Gordon Thornton 6-8 1-1 13, Blatche 6-13 7-9 19, 3-4 4-6 10, Hinrich 7-14 4-4 18, Young 8- HOUSTON (121) ting return. Hayward was born, there have McGee Battier 4-7 2-2 14, Scola 9-21 2-4 20, Hayes 6-8 13 2-2 21, Armstrong 0-2 2-2 2, Howard 2-7 1-2 6, Favre’s surprise start ended been 234 coaching changes Booker 1-2 4-4 6, Hudson 3-6 0-0 8, Martin 1-3 0- 0-1 12, Lowry 3-6 5-8 13, Martin 7-14 13-13 30, Brooks 1-5 2-2 5, Budinger 3-6 0-0 6, Hill 3-7 0-0 with a concussion, perhaps 0 3, Seraphin 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 38-73 25-30 108. across the league. 6, Miller 3-4 2-2 9, C.Lee 3-6 0-2 6. Totals 42-84 Charlotte 25 20 11 19 — 75 putting him out for good, and 26-34 121. Washington 32 18 31 27 — 108 UTAH (101) GOLDEN STATE (112) 3-Point Goals—Charlotte 2-9 (Jackson 1-3, the Chicago Bears emerged Millsap 9-13 1-2 19, Kirilenko 2-9 2-2 6, D.Wright 4-13 0-2 9, D.Lee 8-11 3-3 19, Jefferson 7-13 2-4 16, D.Williams 6-16 4-4 17, Bell Augustin 1-3, Diaw 0-3), Washington 7-16 (Young from the first outdoor game in 6-9 2-2 19, Miles 8-16 2-2 22, Elson 1-3 0-0 2, 3-6, Hudson 2-3, Martin 1-1, Howard 1-2, Hinrich Amundson 3-5 0-0 6, Ellis 15-20 11-14 44, Watson 0-1 0-0 0, Price 0-1 0-0 0, Hayward 0-1 0- 0-2, Blatche 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— R.Williams 3-11 4-6 11, Udoh 2-4 1-2 5, Law 4-10 Minnesota in 29 years with Charlotte 42 (Diaw 7), Washington 40 (Hinrich 0-0 8, Radmanovic 2-3 0-0 5, Carney 1-4 0-0 3, Lin 0 0. Totals 39-82 13-16 101. another NFC North title. 6). Assists—Charlotte 18 (Augustin, Diaw 4), 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 43-84 19-27 112. CLEVELAND (90) Hester set the NFL record 26 24 31 40 — 121 Parker 4-10 2-4 11, Jamison 5-17 1-2 13, Washington 22 (Hinrich 11). Total Fouls— Houston 26 20 29 37 — 112 Varejao 4-6 1-2 9, M.Williams 5-15 4-4 16, Gibson Charlotte 25, Washington 26. Technicals— Golden State with his 14th kick return 3-Point Goals—Houston 11-24 (Battier 4-6, Mohammed 2, Washington delay of game. 8-15 6-6 29, Sessions 1-2 0-0 2, Hickson 3-4 4-7 Martin 3-4, Lowry 2-3, Miller 1-2, Brooks 1-5, touchdown, running back a 10, Moon 0-2 0-0 0, J.Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Harris 0- Ejected—Mohammed. A—13,825 (20,173). C.Lee 0-1, Hill 0-1, Budinger 0-2), Golden State 7- punt 64 yards for a score 0 0-0 0, Samuels 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-72 18-25 90. 22 (Ellis 3-4, Radmanovic 1-2, Carney 1-2, Utah 24 25 27 25 — 101 R.Williams 1-4, D.Wright 1-5, Law 0-5). Fouled shortly after halftime to help Cleveland 20 24 20 26 — 90 Pacers 94, Hornets 93 Out—R.Williams. Rebounds—Houston 56 (Hayes the Bears fly past the Min3-Point Goals—Utah 10-23 (Bell 5-6, Miles 4-10, I N D I A N A P O L I S — Mike Dun10), Golden State 43 (Amundson, Udoh 7). D.Williams 1-4, Price 0-1, Kirilenko 0-2), nesota Vikings, 40-14, on a Cleveland 12-28 (Gibson 7-8, M.Williams 2-7, leavy’s tip-in at the buzzer Assists—Houston 31 (Lowry 8), Golden State 29 (Ellis 7). Total Fouls—Houston 20, Golden State frosty, hard-hitting Monday Jamison 2-8, Parker 1-5). Fouled Out—None. gave Indiana a victory over 30. Technicals—Golden State Bench. Flagrant Rebounds—Utah 50 (Jefferson 13), Cleveland 45 night. Fouls—Radmanovic. A—19,256 (19,596). (Hickson 9). Assists—Utah 28 (D.Williams 10), New Orleans. “You play long enough, Cleveland 21 (M.Williams 10). Total Fouls—Utah The Hornets had taken the 20, Cleveland 14. A—20,562 (20,562). you’re going to get your bell lead on a jumper by David Clippers 113, T’wolves 90 rung,” Favre said. LOS ANGELES — Eric Gordon West with 3.9 seconds left. Hawks 91, Magic 81 Jay Cutler threw three Indiana’s Danny Granger’s scored a season-high 36 A T L A N T A — Al Horford touchdown passes for the long shot rattled around the points, Blake Griffin added 22 scored 24 points, and Atlanta Bears (10-4), who last won this rim, and Dunleavy was points and 10 rebounds, and rolled over Dwight Howard division during their 2006 uncontested for the rebound the Clippers handed Minand reconstructed Orlando. Super Bowl season. Hester under the hoop. The officials nesota its sixth straight loss. caught one of those scoring ORLANDO (81) reviewed the play, and the tosses and also took back the Turkoglu 1-4 5-6 8, Bass 5-12 3-3 13, Howard 6MINNESOTA (90) basket stood. 14 7-12 19, Nelson 6-11 5-5 18, J.Richardson 3-8 Beasley 6-19 7-9 20, Love 4-9 4-6 12, Milicic 0- second-half kickoff 79 yards to 2-2 9, Allen 0-3 0-0 0, Arenas 2-11 5-6 10, 0 0-0 0, Ridnour 4-8 0-0 10, Johnson 3-6 0-0 7, Q.Richardson 0-4 0-0 0, Redick 2-4 0-1 4. Totals NEW ORLEANS (93) Koufos 4-9 0-0 8, Webster 6-11 4-6 18, Brewer 2- set up a field goal a few min25-71 27-35 81. Ariza 1-13 2-2 4, West 6-13 6-7 18, Okafor 7-8 5- 6 3-4 7, Flynn 1-4 0-0 3, Ellington 2-5 1-2 5, Telfair utes before his game-breaking ATLANTA (91) 8 19, Belinelli 7-14 0-4 14, Paul 4-11 6-6 15, 0-1 0-0 0, Hayward 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 32-80 19-27 punt return made it 27-7. Smith 3-14 5-8 12, Horford 10-15 4-8 24, Collins Thornton 2-9 1-2 6, Smith 3-5 2-2 8, Jack 3-8 1-1 90. 2-4 1-1 5, Bibby 6-13 0-0 15, Johnson 7-18 2-3 17, 9, Andersen 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 33-83 23-32 93. That was Hester’s 14th L.A. CLIPPERS (113) Pachulia 0-3 2-2 2, M.Williams 4-8 3-5 12, Evans INDIANA (94) Gomes 7-11 7-10 22, Griffin 9-12 4-8 22, Jordan career return touchdown, 0-1 0-0 0, Teague 1-3 0-0 2, Thomas 0-0 2-2 2, Granger 8-22 7-8 27, Foster 3-4 1-1 7, Hibbert 1- 4-7 1-4 9, Davis 4-9 0-0 8, Gordon 14-23 3-5 36, Wilkins 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-80 19-29 91. 10 0-0 2, Dunleavy 3-11 2-2 8, Collison 8-11 2-2 Bledsoe 1-5 1-2 3, Aminu 3-9 2-2 9, Butler 0-4 2- kickoff or punt, breaking Brian Orlando 14 24 20 23 — 81 18, Hansbrough 0-2 1-2 1, Ford 3-4 0-0 6, S.Jones 2 2, Collins 0-0 0-0 0, Foye 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 43-83 Mitchell’s previous mark. Atlanta 20 23 22 26 — 91 1-2 2-4 4, Rush 2-7 0-0 6, Posey 5-7 0-0 15. Totals 20-33 113. 3-Point Goals—Orlando 4-17 (Turkoglu 1-3, 34-80 15-19 94. “We haven’t peaked yet,” Minnesota 31 27 21 11 — 90 J.Richardson 1-4, Nelson 1-4, Arenas 1-4, Redick New Orleans 16 27 26 24 — 93 L.A. Clippers 34 34 26 19 — 113 Bears coach Lovie Smith said. 0-1, Q.Richardson 0-1), Atlanta 6-18 (Bibby 3-6, Indiana 24 28 16 26 — 94 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 7-18 (Ridnour 2-2, Smith 1-2, M.Williams 1-3, Johnson 1-4, Teague 0Favre finished 5-for-7 for 63 3-Point Goals—New Orleans 4-15 (Jack 2-3, Webster 2-3, Johnson 1-1, Beasley 1-3, Flynn 1-4, 1, Wilkins 0-1, Evans 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Thornton 1-1, Paul 1-2, Andersen 0-1, Belinelli Love 0-1, Hayward 0-1, Ellington 0-1, Brewer 0- yards, and the Vikings (5-9) Rebounds—Orlando 47 (Howard 20), Atlanta 64 0-3, Ariza 0-5), Indiana 11-23 (Posey 5-7, 2), L.A. Clippers 7-23 (Gordon 5-7, Aminu 1-2, (Horford 11). Assists—Orlando 15 (Turkoglu, Granger 4-8, Rush 2-4, Dunleavy 0-4). Fouled Gomes 1-5, Bledsoe 0-2, Davis 0-3, Butler 0-4). fell apart in front of their Arenas, Nelson, J.Richardson 3), Atlanta 23 Out—None. Rebounds—New Orleans 65 (Okafor Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Minnesota 41 proud alumni in town for the (Johnson 6). Total Fouls—Orlando 27, Atlanta 26. 15), Indiana 44 (Foster 11). Assists—New (Love 10), L.A. Clippers 68 (Griffin, Gomes 10). franchise’s 50th-anniversary Technicals—Howard, Orlando Coach Van Gundy, Orleans 18 (Jack 6), Indiana 22 (Collison, Ford Assists—Minnesota 20 (Ridnour 6), L.A. Clippers Orlando defensive three second, Pachulia, 5). Total Fouls—New Orleans 14, Indiana 23. 31 (Davis 12). 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(First published in the Law- City of Lawrence, Douglas, rence Daily Journal-World Kansas, said point being on December 14, 2010) the North line of Crestline Court; thence North 16 deIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF grees 40 minutes 12 secDOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS onds West (plat) North 16 CIVIL DEPARTMENT degrees 41 minutes 19 seconds West (measured) for BAC Home Loans Servicing, a distance of 100.87 feet to L.P. fka Countrywide Home the Northwest corner of Loans Servicing, L.P. said Lot; thence North 79 Plaintiff, degrees 28 minutes 49 vs. seconds East (plat) North Teresa G. Edwards; Jeffery 79 degrees 27 minutes 27 D. Edwards; John Doe seconds East (measured) (Tenant/Occupant); Mary for a distance of 59.24 feet Doe (Tenant/Occupant); along the North line of said National Auto Finance Com- Lot; thence South 89 depany, grees 57 minutes 09 secDefendants. onds East (plat) North 89 degrees 58 minutes 51 Case No. 10CV801 seconds East (measured) for a distance of 2.39 feet Court Number: 1 along the North line of said Pursuant to K.S.A. Lot; thence South 03 deChapter 60 grees 43 minutes 31 seconds West for a distance of NOTICE OF SUIT 106.67 feet to a point on the North line of Crestline THE STATE OF KANSAS, to Court; thence along a curve the above-named defend- to the left having a radius ants and the unknown of 50.00 feet and an arc heirs, executors, adminis- length of 25.01 feet, being trators, devisees, trustees, subtended by a chord of creditors and assigns of South 87 degrees 38 minany deceased defendants; utes 29 seconds West for a the unknown spouses of distance of 24.75 feet along any defendants; the un- said North line to the point known officers, successors, of beginning, commonly trustees, creditors and as- known as 2506 Crestline signs of any defendants Court, Lawrence, KS 66047 that are existing, dissolved (the “Property”) or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, ad- and all those defendants ministrators, devisees, who have not otherwise trustees, creditors, succes- been served are required to sors and assigns of any de- plead to the Petition on or fendants that are or were before the 24th day of Janupartners or in partnership; ary, 2011, in the District the unknown guardians, Court of Douglas County, conservators and trustees Kansas. If you fail to plead, of any defendants that are judgment and decree will minors or are under any le- be entered in due course gal disability; and the un- upon the Petition. known heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, NOTICE trustees, creditors and as- Pursuant to the Fair Debt signs of any person alleged Collection Practices Act, 15 to be deceased, and all U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforother persons who are or mation concerning the colmay be concerned. lection of this debt may be given without the prior conYou are notified that a Peti- sent of the consumer given tion has been filed in the directly to the debt collecDistrict Court of Douglas tor or the express permisCounty, Kansas, praying to sion of a court of compeforeclose a real estate tent jurisdiction. The debt mortgage on the following collector is attempting to described real estate: collect a debt and any information obtained will be A portion of Lot 12, Block 1, used for that purpose. in Skie Subdivision No. 3, a Replat of a portion of Lot 3 Prepared By: Auto Plaza Subdivision, in South & Associates, P.C. the City of Lawrence, Doug- Kristen G. Stroehmann las County, Kansas, more (KS # 10551) particularly described as 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 follows: Lot 12-A: Beginning Overland Park, KS 66211 at the Southwest corner of (913)663-7600 Lot 12 in Skie Subdivision (913)663-7899 (Fax) No. 3, an Addition in the Attorneys For Plaintiff

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Lot 7 in Block 1, in Parkside Addition, an Addition to the City of Lawrence, as shown by the recorded plat thereof, in Douglas County, Kansas. Said property will be sold, with a three (3) month redemption period, to satisfy the judgment of plaintiff The University National Bank, against defendant John D. Lindsey, in which it was decreed that Wells Fargo Bank has a first mortgage lien and plaintiff has a second mortgage lien upon said real estate for those sums found in said judgment to be due and owing by John D. Lindsey.

You are hereby notified that a Petition to Establish Paternity, Custody, and Child Support has been filed in the District Court of Graham County, Kansas, praying that residential custody be granted to Michael Richard Wolford, and you are hereby required to plead to the Petition on or before the 28th day of January, 2011, in the Court at Hill city, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment will be entered in due course upon the Petition.

SUMMARY Chicago 10 7 20 3 — 40 Minnesota 7 0 7 0 — 14 First Quarter Min—Harvin 23 pass from Favre (Longwell kick), 11:22. Chi—FG Gould 29, 5:18. Chi—Knox 67 pass from Cutler (Gould kick), 1:55. Second Quarter Chi—Hester 15 pass from Cutler (Gould kick), 6:54. Third Quarter Chi—FG Gould 23, 14:06. Chi—Hester 64 punt return (Gould kick), 12:06. Min—Webb 13 run (Longwell kick), 9:47. Chi—R.Davis 9 pass from Cutler (Gould kick), 5:16. Chi—FG Gould 34, :38. Fourth Quarter Chi—FG Gould 20, 7:03. A—40,504. INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Chicago, Forte 17-92, Wolfe 4-8, Taylor 11-5, Cutler 1-(minus 1). Minnesota, Gerhart 16-77, Webb 6-38, Favre 1-0, Harvin 1(minus 1). PASSING—Chicago, Cutler 14-24-1-194. Minnesota, Webb 15-26-2-129, Favre 5-7-1-63. RECEIVING—Chicago, Olsen 4-28, Bennett 337, Knox 2-78, Hester 2-23, Aromashodu 1-13, R.Davis 1-9, Forte 1-6. Minnesota, Shiancoe 6-41, Harvin 5-72, Gerhart 3-18, Rice 2-23, Booker 2-14, Camarillo 1-18, Kleinsasser 1-6.

With the Metrodome unusable because of a roof collapse, the game was moved to the University of Minnesota. TCF Bank Stadium was about 80 percent full, with snowballs flying from the seats — sometimes hitting players — and plenty of frolicking in the flakes. Favre wasn’t even supposed to play. His sprained throwing shoulder hurt too much for him to practice this week, and his NFL-record starts streak of 297 regular-season games was already over after sitting out the previous week. But after feeling better when he woke up on Monday, according to the Vikings, Favre wanted to try.

Worth crowing about:

/s/ Michael Richard Wolford, Petitioner

Prepared by: Kenneth M. McGovern KANSAS LEGAL SERVICES Sheriff of Douglas County, 2017 Vine Kansas Hays, KS 67601 (785) 625-4514 Calvin J. Karlin 09555 (First published in the LawBARBER EMERSON, L.C. /s/ Corinne Petrik, S.C. rence Daily Journal-World 1211 Massachusetts Street #23912 December 21, 2010) P.O. Box 667 Attorneys for Petitioner _______ IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Lawrence, Kansas 66044-0667 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS (785) 843-6600 The University National Bank, Plaintiff, vs. John D. Lindsey, Cynthia Lindsey, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Defendants. Case No. 10CV561 Division No. 1 Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 60

ckarlin@barberemerson.com

Attorneys for Plaintiff ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World December 21, 2010) The abandoned property of the following tenant will be disposed of January 11, 2011, if not claimed and charges paid beforehand. 3601 Clinton Pkwy. D303, Lawrence, KS 66047. Misc. kitchen items, table set, recliner, mattress.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE To Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to an Order of Sale issued and directed out of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, pursuant to a judgment and decree entered in the above-entitled matter on November 16, 2010, I will on January 13, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. on said date, offer for sale and sell at public auction, to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, in the jury assembly room of the district court on the lower level of the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, in the City of Lawrence, in the County of Douglas, in the State of Kansas, the following described real estate in Douglas County,

Parkway Commons 785-842-3280 _______ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World December 14, 2010) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF GRAHAM COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of: Michael Richard Wolford, Individually and as Father And Next Friend of Jaylenn Lamar Wolford, a Minor And Jacqueline LaShae Clemons Case No. 10-DM- 14 NOTICE OF SUIT The State of Kansas to Jaqueline LaShae Clemons, Respondent herein, and all

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