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Concrete removal urged after warnings disregarded By Chad Lawhorn

City engineers are recommending that a portion of the roadwork at the Rock Chalk Park sports complex be torn out and rebuilt after crews employed by Lawrence contractor Thomas Fritzel disregarded warnings that the project wasn’t being built correctly. A new City Hall report found that a Nov. 30 concrete pour at the northwest Lawrence sports park proceeded even after cityhired inspectors told contractors that the rebar and other structures to support the streets didn’t meet city standards or specifications. “That is an issue,” Mayor Mike Dever said of the report’s findings. “You won’t Fritzel get any argument from me on that point. We’re not going to pay a construction management firm to tell us how to do this and then let the contractors do it however they are going to do it.” Bliss Sports, a Lawrence company controlled by Fritzel, is conducting the work as part of an unusual no-bid contract with the city that totals about $12 million. The contract calls for the city to pay for infrastructure work — such as streets, parking lots and utilities — for both the city’s 181,000-square-foot recreation center and the private track and field, soccer and softball stadiums that will be owned by one of Fritzel’s Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo

EUDORA FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL move hoses and spray water Monday afternoon at a home at 1056 East 1479 Road, south of Lawrence. A continuous line of trucks from several area township fire departments delivered water throughout the afternoon as they tried to contain the house fire in single-digit temperatures.

Dead cars, burst pipes, canceled events come with Arctic blast By Nikki Wentling

An influx of Arctic air that gripped much of the country on Monday sent temperatures in Lawrence well below zero, paralyzing cars, bursting pipes and keeping children home from school. Temperatures in the Lawrence area dipped to minus 9 degrees Monday morning with wind chill values as low as minus 25. The temperature did not break records, but the National Weather Service does not keep records on wind chill, the combined effect of the temperature and wind on exposed skin, which was a major factor Monday. Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence Police Department spokesman, said officers received several requests Sunday night and Monday morning to check on people and animals out in the subzero conditions. “For the most, part I think people didn’t want to get out and about,” McKinley said. “But there was one

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person that did end up going to the hospital because of exposure to the elements.” In an effort to keep people inside, the city of Lawrence extended the time allotted for homeowners to clear sidewalks of snow and ice from the typical two days to four. Even so, some took the time Monday to shovel snow off sidewalks and driveways. Kansas University student Brandon Currie shoveled the driveway at the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house Monday afternoon when the temperature reached about 5 degrees. Though dressed in several layers of clothing, Currie had to take short breaks during

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Firefighters from the Wakarusa, Osage, Palmyra, Lecompton and Clinton fire departments battled a house fire south of Lawrence on Monday afternoon. Firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire at 1056 East 1479 Road around 1 p.m. Lt. Steve Lewis, a spokesman for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, said the fire began in the garage and spread. It’s not clear how much damage has been caused. Residents of the home, Andy and Mary Fry and their children, were uninjured. “The wife and kids were home at the time of the fire because school was called off,” Lewis said. “They were able to get out safely and are currently with friends.” The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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Topeka — A proposed $17.5 million apartment building for students, including student-athletes, near Allen Fieldhouse, has raised the concern of one member of the Kansas Board of Regents. “I’m really struggling with the cost there,” Regents Vice Chairman Kenny Wilk said Monday. KU is seeking authorization for a two-story, 49,500-squarefoot building, which would be built along the west side of Naismith Drive, starting on the south end of the parking lot north of Oliver Hall and runKANSAS UNIVERSITY ning north from there. All the parking spots taken up by the building would be replaced west of Oliver Hall. The Fieldhouse Apartments would house 66 students, including 34 students who have at least 30 credit hours, and 32 student-athletes.

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Rich Johnson Automotive, 1410 N. Third St., arrived at his shop just before 10 a.m. Monday, anticipating a busy day. In cold weather, Johnson said, engines can freeze if antifreeze levels are low, and cold weather puts more pressure on car batteries. Mechanics at Academy Cars Service, 1527 W. Sixth St., worked on two cars by late morning that weren’t running because of problems caused by the cold weather. “The battery was bad on one, and the other is overheating profusely,” said employee Randy Ledbetter. Cold temperatures closed schools across northeast and north-central Kansas, including in the Kansas City area, Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan and Salina. Schools were open in Wichita. Tonganoxie schools remain closed today. In Topeka, the Rescue Mission had four people out searching for homeless people. Its director, the Rev. Barry Feaker, said the team goes out regularly to help the homeless, connecting them with services and helping them find shelter, but the Arctic weather is making the job more urgent. He said the team began making the rounds of homeless camps last week to warn their residents that the severe cold was coming, “Some will just hunker down and stay there,” Feaker said.

“If something was not done to standards it obviously will have to be rectified,” Fritzel said. But Fritzel said he wasn’t on the job site the day of the pour and he said he wasn’t yet ready to concede that the work wasn’t done correctly. “I will stand behind any of the work out there,” Fritzel said. “It is quality work.” Fritzel said he didn’t have an explanation for why crews decided to proceed with the project despite being told by inspectors that the site hadn’t been prepared properly. City officials said the Nov. 30 pour has been the biggest issue related to construction quality they have encountered with Bliss thus far. But past inspection reports on the project have noted other discrepancies. A previous report noted that the thickness of the concrete on portions of George Williams Way, the main road leading into the sports complex, was not as great as the city’s contract required. The contract called for 10 inches of concrete, but city inspectors measured only 9 inches to 9.5 inches in most locations. City Engineer David Cronin said he likely would not recommend that George Williams Way be torn up and rebuilt. He said the new street meets the city’s minimum standards but falls short of the enhanced standards the city had sought as part of the project. He said he would recommend

the city deduct an undetermined amount of money from the project to compensate for the lesser quality work. An inspection sheet in September also shows that the amount of sub-grade used on several of the complex’s parking lots was less that the contract called for. In one instance, inspectors tested seven different locations, each time finding that the amount of crushed gravel to support the concrete was lacking by anywhere from a quarter of an inch to two inches. “I don’t think it has been anything intentional on the part of the contractors,” Cronin said. “And we have had areas where pavements have come in thicker than expected, too. The vast majority of work out there has been acceptable.” Corliss said he plans to brief commissioners on the construction issues at the complex at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Mike Amyx, the lone commissioner who voted against the the no-bid contract arrangement with Bliss Sports, said he wants to make sure that the city doesn’t pay Fritzel’s firm for any of the infrastructure work until the entire project has been completed to the city’s satisfaction. Corliss confirmed that the city hasn’t yet paid for the Nov. 30 pour, and a payment isn’t scheduled to be made until the end of the project.

RichaRd Joe oRnelas Mr. Ornelas, a former resident, passed away on December 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of Joe Ornelas, Jr. and Shirley Ornelas Hastings.


the process. “I go inside every now and then to drink coffee,” Currie said. “I just felt like I needed to shovel before it gets too bad.” Stephen Keys, of Lawrence, spent most of Sunday and Monday shoveling snow and laying rock salt for Lawrence businesses. He covered himself headto-toe in boots, coveralls, a hat and gloves. “I have lots of layers,” Keys said. “I’m used to central Iowa weather, so I’m covered.” Causing problems In addition to creating a hazard for Lawrence residents, the subzero temperatures took a toll on vehicles and pipes. Mike Capra, owner of Vito’s Plumbing, 645 Locust St., said he spent the day responding to reports of burst pipes at residences throughout Lawrence. “Pipes are breaking, water meters are freezing — it’s bad,” Capra said. “I get a few calls about pipes breaking every now then and during the winter, but this is unusual. It’s brutal.” While Capra responded to burst pipes, the AAA Roadside Rescue Team went out on more than 50 calls in Lawrence on Monday, most regarding battery and starting issues or frozen locks. Rich Johnson, owner of


company. The sports stadiums will be leased to Kansas University. City Hall officials said they have been pleased with the quality of the work performed thus far by Bliss, but said the Nov. 30 concrete pour was concerning. “The city’s position is that the work is unacceptable, and the work has to be replaced,” City Manager David Corliss said. The city-hired inspectors from BG Consultants found: dowel bars at the contraction joint of the street had been run over by a concrete truck; the wrong type of steel reinforcing bars were used for half the width of the street; some tie-bars were drilled to five to seven inches instead of the specified 12 inches; and several curb and street joints were not properly aligned, which could cause additional cracking in the future, the report found. The work involved portions of the concrete that connects Rock Chalk Parkway, George Williams Way and an access road on the site. It wasn’t immediately clear how much it may cost the contractor to replace the material. It also was unclear whether Fritzel had agreed to remove and replace the concrete.


It is scheduled to be built in phases as donations and funding are available, KU spokesman Jack Martin said. Martin said the same credit-hour minimum proposed for the new facility is in place at Jayhawker Towers, which also has a number of student-athletes. “Jayhawker Towers have had a wait list for many years, so this project will help meet demand for on-campus apartments, as well as assisting in recruitment,” he said. The furnished apartments will be operated and managed by the Division of Student Housing. But Wilk said he was concerned that the construction cost comes out to about $265,000 per apartment, which, he said, was high. But Martin said the overall cost also includes a commons area, academic resource area and parking. The project will be funded through a combination of private funds and bond proceeds, according to a memo to the regents. “Fieldhouse Apartments will provide an apartment living environment unique among current offerings at the University of Kansas,” the memo said. The proposal was discussed briefly during a meeting of the regents’ Fiscal Affairs and Audit committee. It will be considered by the full Board of Regents next week. Wilk has requested that KU provide a more detailed explanation of the project at that meeting. KU is requesting authorization to amend its 2014 capital improvements plan to include the project. The timeline to construct the building is contingent on fundraising, but the goal is to start construction in March 2015 and complete it in July 2016.

Services for Jean Hooper, 93, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died Monday at her home.

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BRIEFLY United’s flights from Topeka to Chicago to start today Despite the winter storm that blasted Chicago over the weekend and continuing subzero temperatures, Topeka Regional Airport’s inaugural flight to the Windy City will take off as planned today. The first flight is scheduled to depart at 2:54 p.m. from the airport at Forbes Field in southeast Topeka. Topeka’s flight was on a list of potential cancellations because of the storm affecting the Chicago hub. However, United confirmed Sunday that the flight will proceed as scheduled. Topeka is kicking off twice-daily service to Chicago O’Hare on United Express 50-passenger regional jets, with departures at 6 a.m. and 2:54 p.m. The airport plans to celebrate today’s flight with a pizza party — Chicago style — at 1 p.m. The event is open to the public. For more information on Topeka Regional Airport or to book flights, go online to

2 men arrested in alleged theft from dying Wichita woman Wichita — Wichita police say they arrested two 19-year-old men and are searching for a third man after the robbery of a woman who was unconscious after falling ill at a fast-food restaurant. Danielle Zimmerman died after she suffered a brain aneurysm Dec. 29 at a Wichita Taco Bell and her car crashed into a speaker in the drive-thru lane. Before emergency help arrived, someone stole her purse, credit cards, telephone and wedding ring. Capt. Brent Allred said Monday that the men were arrested Friday night after police received an anonymous tip. They have not yet been charged. Some of Zimmerman’s missing property has been recovered, but her wedding ring is still missing.

Kansas concealed carry permits set record in 2013, A.G. says Topeka— Attorney General Derek Schmidt says more Kansas residents sought and obtained permits for concealed carry permits for guns in 2013 than any year since the law took effect. Schmidt’s office issued a report Monday saying that 24,000 applications were filed last year, an increase of more than 50 percent over 2012.

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IN TEMPERATURES AROUND 3 DEGREES, Kenden Christenson, left, and David Hammons change a flat tire Monday on Christenson’s car in the parking lot of Sun Creations Inc., 826 Pennsylvania St., where the two work.

Woman gets probation, rehab in theft case By Sara Shepherd

A Lawrence woman who said addiction to methamphetamine drove her participation in a string of storage-unit thefts asked to be sent to rehab on Monday during her sentencing hearing. Douglas County District

count of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft in the case, also will be required to pay restitution to victims. Nehrbass, who said she — Cori D. Nehrbass, co-defendant in burglary case had children, apologized for her crimes and said if granted another chance she Court Judge Peggy Kittel ginning with inpatient drug would become a productive sentenced Cori D. Nehrbass, treatment. Nehrbass, who Please see CASE, page 4A 34, to a year of probation be- pleaded no contest to one

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County to consider $325K street conservation project grant ON THE By Elliot Hughes

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Douglas County commissioners will be asked Wednesday to approve a process for distributing $325,000 through the Heritage Conservation Grant program, which funds local projects to develop and preserve cultural and natural conservation projects. Some of the major grants awarded in previous years have included $100,000 in 2012 for the core exhibit at the Watkins Community Museum of History, and $125,000 last year to the Lawrence Preservation Alliance for the first phase of rehabilitation of the Lawrence Turnhalle at Ninth and Rhode Island streets. Funding for the grants was included in the county’s 2014 budget. Of that money, 55 percent is earmarked for one or two major projects; 30 percent for smaller “tar-


Brandon Fawcett, student, Lawrence “Yes. Last year in Breckenridge, Colorado it was minus 20.”

Molly Mellinger, student, Lawrence “No, I’m from Connecticut and it’s about 30 degrees warmer there.”

member of society. “I know I’ve been in the courtroom quite a few times now,” she said. “I’ve sat in jail and thought about my wrongs for a while now. I would just like a second chance.” The judge told Nehrbass her apology would not change anything for the victims but that it was important to get her addiction under control to stop criminal behavior in the future. Nehrbass is one of

support Nancy Thellman to become chairwoman. Gaughan and Thellman are both Democrats. Commissioner Jim Flory is the lone Republican on the commission. The commission will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the county courthouse. In other business, the commission will: l Consider authorizing the public works director to contract with GBA, Inc., for bridge inspection services for 2014. l Consider a resolution amending county construction codes to provide for a flat inspection fee for “solar, thermal, and photovoltaic systems. l Approve design and engineering services for pre-engineering of metal buildings at the new Public Works facility. l And authorize Emergency Communications Director Scott Ruf to approve 2014 service and maintenance agreements.

four co-defendants in the spring 2013 storage-unit burglary case, assistant district attorney Jim McCabria said. “The number of crimes that were all related to this group of individuals are pretty extensive for Douglas County,” McCabria said. Suspects allegedly backed rented moving trucks up to storage units and emptied them after cutting the locks, taking so much property that they — and, after seizing it, police — had trouble finding places to store it. When charges were filed, police estimated the value of sto-

len furniture, electronics, sports memorabilia and other property to be about $77,000. Co-defendant Jacob P. Paine was sentenced in October for his role in the burglary ring. Cases against Travis M. Darrow and Cheri L. Sponholtz are ongoing. Nehrbass’ probation stipulates she have no contact with co-defendants, including Darrow, who is her fiance, Nehrbass’ attorney Branden Smith said. Kittel said the no-contact order would stand, at least until Darrow’s case is finalized and a probation officer can review the terms.




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According to, scouts began taking orders Jan. 1. The website contains a search engine to help find local booth locations, but there were no results for the 66044 zip code as of Monday night. After searching a zip code, the website asks you to provide your name, email Ivo Morawski, painter, Lawrence “Poland, the northeast part. It was much as cold as it is here.”

get” projects; 10 percent for an ongoing project to create an inventory of natural and cultural resources in the county; and 5 percent for administration. Bobbi Rahder, who administers the grant program, will brief the commission on the application process to be used in awarding the grants and the timeline for making those decisions. The draft timeline calls for making a formal recommendation on grant awards to the commission in May. Rahder will also update commissioners Wednesday on how previous grant awards have been used to leverage additional money for those projects from other sources. Also Wednesday, commissioners will name a new chairman and vice chairman for 2014. Mike Gaughan, who has served as chairman the last two years, is expected to step down from that role and

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BRIEFLY Occupants run from 2 sign plea deal in scene after wreck contract scheme Two people ran from the scene — one after apparently being thrown from the vehicle — after crashing an SUV near 24th and Iowa streets Monday afternoon, witnesses told police. Just before 2 p.m., the SUV was traveling westbound on snow-packed 24th Street at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, hit a parked van, careened through a fence and knocked down a utility pole between the State Farm Insurance agency and Overfield Security buildings at 24th and Iowa streets, said Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence Police Department spokesman. The SUV came to rest in the parking lot north of Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa St. Witnesses reported that one occupant was ejected from the SUV, then both occupants ran away, McKinley said. Police were checking nearby buildings for the driver and passenger.

Court moves to temporary location Lawrence Municipal Court proceedings will take place in a temporary location today and Wednesday because of a flooded courtroom. Court COURTS functions will be held at the Carnegie Building, at Ninth and Vermont streets. Free, two-hour parking is available in Lot 3, at the northeast corner of Ninth and Vermont streets. All other customer service functions of the court will remain at 1006 New Hampshire St. The Municipal Court can be contacted at 832-6190 for any questions.

San Antonio — Two former officials of a San Antonio military medical center have signed plea deals to admit their guilt in a fraudulent scheme involving more than $7 million in military contracts. The San Antonio Express-News reports retired Army Master Sgt. Lawrence Peter Fenti, of New Braunfels, Texas, and Dr. Heidi L. Webster, of Manhattan, will plead guilty in court Thursday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The 42-year-old Fenti also has agreed to plead guilty to accepting a bribe, while the 50-yearold Webster will plead to giving him one. Fenti was the chief administrator for Brooke Army Medical Center’s radiology department and Webster worked at the center. Prosecutors say they steered contracts to two Kansas companies run by Webster that she registered as defense contractors.

Shelter gets grant for train safety education Topeka — A Topeka homeless shelter has received a $5,000 train safety education grant after two recent railroad track deaths of residents. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Topeka Rescue Mission is among 21 public safety agencies and other groups nationwide receiving such grants from Union Pacific. A woman staying at the Rescue Mission died in May on nearby tracks in a suicide, and a male guest died in July in what was believed to be an accident. Rescue Mission executive director Barry Feaker says at least six people have been fatally injured on the tracks in the past 25 years. Feaker says the grant will be used to create educational materials and expand safety education efforts.

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JENNY SIEGEL, TRAINING MANAGER AT BODY BOUTIQUE, 2330 Yale Road, left, instructs Brittany Bettenbrock, right, in some alternating wave rope exercises during a workout Monday. Personal training is a great way to keep your New Year’s fitness resolution on point.



people can get on the path how to rest and get your nertoward meeting their fitnessvous system under control. That related New Year’s resolutions could mean going to a massage by taking a few easy steps. therapist or acupuncturist, or First, he said, find a certified even exercising so you can sleep personal trainer, particularly better at night. one with physical therapy Along the way, remember to experience, to determine a fit- view failures not in a negaBy Giles Bruce place where they’re harder ness plan. tive light but, rather, as steps to see. “I don’t do my toward success. l Buy those high-caltaxes by myself,” “We all fail. Don’t t’s an age-old quesorie snacks you can’t get Richards said. “I let the failure tion: How do I keep enough of in increasingly go to someone stop you.” said my health-related New smaller sizes. who’s a speDan Partridge, l Replace high-calorie Year’s resolution from cialist, who director of the drinks like juices and sport can read the failing? LawrenceSmartphone apps like drinks with water or whole fine print.” “Be kind and gentle Douglas Yummly, which lets fruits. to yourself,” said Trish A good County users scroll through pics l Start eating breakfast Unruh, nutritionist for the approach Health of healthy recipes, can Lawrence-Douglas County to get your metabolism to take is to Department. help you keep your New Health Department. “I think moving and avoid getcounterbal“Keep picking Year’s resolution. 6A ting hungry later in the a lot of people after the ance your up the ball and day, when healthy options weaknesses, excitement of the holidays moving it forare ready to make changes. might not be available. focusing on activiward.” l Make half your plate But if you try do radical ties that aren’t necesIf you continue tryfruits and vegetables and changes or go on a real resarily your strengths. ing and working at it, you’ll strictive diet, it’s difficult to the rest grain, lean protein Also, he said, start eating eventually begin to feel the and dairy. sustain those changes.” often (five to six small meals a positive effects. l Cook more frequently. day) to keep your metabolism Instead of one big “The need for immediate “Any changes you want to “hot” — like a fire that you’re goal at the beginning of gratification is our enemy,” make — just take a little time continuously adding logs to. the New Year, she says, Partridge said. “I think we as to think about it how it’s gochoose a small resolution “If you can limit those big, humans are pretty good at doing to impact you or the rest big meals that anchor you you can keep each month. ing that cost-benefit analysis of your family,” Unruh said. She recommends a few: down, that’s ideal,” he said. in our head. When it’s hard to l Put healthy foods “Making them slower gives And learn to control your glytake that walk or skip desin clear containers in a everyone a chance to adapt.” cemic index, or how quickly sert, the benefit seems pretty visible spot in the refrigChad Richards, owner of your blood sugar levels rise intangible. But once you start erator and high-fat snacks Next Level Sports Perforafter eating. experiencing the benefit, that in darker containers in a mance in Lawrence, says Finally, Richards added, learn makes it easier.”

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Dear Dr. Wes and Kendra: I’m a fifteenyear-old girl. My friends and I were trying to figure out this boy’s texts to one of us, and we started talking about how texting means something different to girls than it does guys. Like, we all sit around and stare at our phones, waiting for a guy to text he’s like, “whatever.” Do you agree with this and how do you clear up confusion, especially if it’s someone you like? Kendra: This sounds so familiar I’d swear one of my friends wrote it. Unfortunately, just as women in our parents’ generation sat by the phone waiting for a call, most female teens have, at one point, found themselves watching their phones for texts from the cutie they’re talking to. I’ve yet to find a surefire way to decipher guy-texts that often read like Morse code, so I enlisted the help of my boyfriend. Except, even he had a tough time translating texts like “cool” and “k” into meaningful communication. Together we came to the realization that such texts don’t mean much at all. Though we ladies attempt to read a romance into every smiley-face and long text, even those may prove insignificant in the end. If you’re wondering what he’s thinking, what truly matters to both parties is spending time in person. Yet in the age where technology rules, quality time has become a rarity. You can bet a boy isn’t counting the minutes between texts or scrolling back over your previous messages, trying to see what you really feel. He’s killing zombies on “Call of Duty” while you’re killing your phone battery waiting. So why not text the guy first or ask him on a date? Send a text, make your move, and then walk away and do something else. See a movie with your family or go downtown with friends, anything but sitting there Please see TEXTS, page 6A




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Trauma-focused care office opens in Lawrence A mental health clinic specializing in trauma-focused psychotherapy recently opened an office in Lawrence. The Center for Healing and Recovery, which is based in the Kansas City area, has opened a branch office at 2001 Haskell Ave. Susan Miller, a counselor and trauma specialist, will staff the facility. Until recently, Miller provided counseling services through Lawrence-based GaDuGi Safe Center, a service for survivors of sexual violence. Before that, she counseled through Independence Inc., where the new office will be located. Among the services Miller will provide is assisting victims of motor vehicle accidents with their psychological recovery. Trauma resolution counseling coaches a person through a series of experiences that gradually returns the person’s nervous system to a state of composure. Miller also will provide trauma recovery services for combat veterans, crime victims and adult survivors of child abuse. Anyone interested in receiving services at the new Lawrence office of the Center for Healing and Recovery may call 816-407-1887 or visit for more information.


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— Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP, is author of “Dear Dr. Wes: Real Life Advice for Teens� and “Real Life Advice for Parents of Teens.� Learn about his practice Family Psychological Services at Kendra Schwartz is a Lawrence High School senior. Send your confidential 200-word question on adolescence and parenting to Double Take opinions and advice are not a substitute for psychological services.

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waiting. Wes: Kendra offers rich advice for a problem that I see exactly five days a week in my office, and which goes way beyond the texting revolution. Today, teenage girls and young adult women like to see themselves as unchained from a long history of sexual and gender repression. Then they hover over phones, anxiously awaiting a text from a guy that, when it arrives, amounts to one more version of, “what’s up?� It’s hard to see that as liberated. Like Kendra, I advise girls to get the texting expectations on the table early, followed by intentions, sexual boundaries and other key relationship questions. Unfortunately, such direct communication sends many young men into a frightened tizzy, generating texts about “not putting a label on it,� “just having fun,� and “not really being into commitment,� squelching any notion a girl might have about an emotional connection. Boy-texts often increase late at night, which most girls accurately perceive as booty-calls. Yet they often respond, generating more of the same, with little fulfillment. If you’re hooking up with someone, or even heavily talking, you HAVE a relationship with that person and some rules should apply. Saying something isn’t something doesn’t make it nothing. As but one of a hundred recent examples, a girl asked several times whether a guy’s text-absences meant he was not interested in her. “Just tell me,� she wrote. “It’s okay.� Several times he asked why she would ask such a crazy thing. “Of course I like you,� he texted. Then he’d go dark again. Two weeks after the third iteration of this peculiar exchange, she saw on Facebook that he’d moved to Texas. I suggest you and your girls get together and make a pact. From now until you’re 30, set a few expectations for boys and lay those out clearly. In response, guys can learn to send cute texts (and do cute things in real life) to try and get you interested in them. Or they can give their true love to “Call of Duty,� or maybe flee to Texas. Even if you lose a whole string of guys that way, have you really lost anything at all?


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Deadly freeze setting records across U.S. Associated Press

Minneapolis — The coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in decades gripped the Midwest and pushed toward the East and South on Monday, closing schools and day care centers, grounding flights and forcing people to pull their hoods and scarves tight to protect exposed skin from nearly instant frostbite. Many across the nation’s midsection went into virtual hibernation, while others dared to venture out in temperatures that plunged well below zero.

“I’m going to try to make it two blocks without turning into crying man,� said Brooks Grace, who was bundling up to do some banking and shopping in downtown Minneapolis, where temperatures reached 23 below, with wind chills of minus 48. “It’s not cold — it’s painful.� The mercury also dropped into negative territory in Milwaukee, St. Louis and Chicago, which set a record for the date at minus 16. Wind chills across the region were 40 below and colder. Records also fell in Oklahoma, Texas and Indiana. Forecasters said some 187 million people in all

could feel the effects of the “polar vortex� by the time it spread across the country on Monday night and Tuesday. For a big swath of the Midwest, the subzero cold moved in behind another winter wallop: more than a foot of snow and high winds that made traveling treacherous. Several deaths were blamed on the snow, ice and cold since Saturday, including the death of a 1-year-old boy who was in a car that went out of control and collided with a snowplow Monday in Missouri. It took authorities using 10-ton military vehicles known as “wreckers� until early Monday to clear

all the chain-reaction accidents caused when several semis jackknifed along snowy interestates in southern Illinois. The crash stranded about 375 vehicles, but there were no fatalities or injuries, largely because motorists either stayed with their cars or were rescued and taken to nearby warming centers if they were low on gas or didn’t have enough coats or blankets, said Jonathon Monken, director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. Others got stuck in the snowdrifts, including the Southern Illinois men’s basketball team, which had to spend the night sleeping in a church.

Senate to debate unemployment bill By David Espo Associated Press

Washington — The Senate plunged into an election-year session Monday that promises to be long on political maneuvering and less so on accomplishment, beginning with a slow-motion struggle over legislation to renew lapsed jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. “I’m optimistic, cautiously optimistic, that the new year will bring a renewed spirit of cooperation to this chamber,� said Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., in the first remarks of the year on the Senate floor. Within moments, he pivoted, accusing Republicans of “never ending obstruction� to President Barack Obama’s proposals in the past five years. A test vote on the unemployment bill — the year’s first showdown — was postponed at the last

minute until this morning at the behest of Republicans, who noted that more than a dozen lawmakers had been unable to return to Washington because of bad weather. Democratic supporters of the three-month extension of jobless benefits said they were close to the 60 votes needed to advance the White House-backed bill. Their chances hinged on securing backing from at least four Republicans in addition to Sen. Dean Heller of high-unemployment Nevada, a co-sponsor. The bill would restore between 14 weeks and 47 weeks of benefits to an estimated 1.3 million long-term jobless affected when the program expired on Dec. 28. Payments, which average about $256 weekly, will be cut off to thousands more Victor R. Caivano/AP Photo in the coming weeks as KTM RIDER MARK DAVIDSON, OF AUSTRALIA, races through the dunes during the second stage of the Dakar Rally between their initial 28 weeks’ worth of unemployment the cities of San Luis and San Rafael in San Rafael, Argentina, on Monday. The second stage is regarded as one of the fastest in the two-week rally, which ends Jan. 18 in Valparaiso, Chile. benefits expire.

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assault after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors. Prosecutors had recommended a sentence of six months in prison, and Hundley reserved his right to argue for a lower sentence. U.S. Magistrate Judge Alan Baverman said he imposed a higher sentence in part because of Hundley’s criminal history, which includes a prior assault.




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Sharing acquisition information with the Lawrence police doesn’t seem like an undue burden to place on local pawnshops and precious metal deals.


equiring local pawnbrokers and precious metal dealers to report their acquisitions each week doesn’t seem like too much to ask, especially if that system results in more closed theft cases and fewer transactions involving stolen property. The Lawrence City Commission will consider tonight whether to approve an ordinance that would require pawnbrokers and precious metal dealers to upload a record of their transactions each week to a website that would be monitored by Lawrence police. The dealers already are required to maintain records of received property, so sharing those records with police shouldn’t be a major inconvenience. The police department will pay for the website subscription. Assuming the dealers already are keeping the required records on the items they acquire, it would be a simple matter to forward those records to police. A number of local property crime cases already have been solved during a trial period for the system. Knowing that such a system is in place also should deter criminals from trying to sell stolen property — at least to pawnshops and precious metal dealers. Allowing their list of purchases to be checked against police records gives both dealers and customers more confidence that they are not dealing with stolen property. City officials have tried to smooth the path for this effort by meeting with licensed pawnbrokers and precious metal dealers to explain the ordinance and answer questions. It’s understandable that some of those businesses might be resistant to any attempt to add another requirement to their business. However, if the proposed system is as userfriendly as it sounds and will cost the businesses nothing except a few minutes of staff time, the benefits of sharing acquisition information seem to outweigh the inconvenience.

The sixth year of a twoterm presidency is rarely kind. The public’s initial romance with the president has faded. The brief momentum he thought he earned by winning re-election has faded too. The White House doesn’t set the agenda any more; events are in charge now. For many presidents — Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton — this was the point when the scandals took over. President Obama has run into his share of controversies, but none that quite reached scandalhood. (Does anyone even remember the IRS flap?) But the calamitous launch of Obama’s healthcare plan has had the same confidence-sapping effect. And if the past is any predictor, Obama’s plight is likely to get worse before it gets better. The midterm congressional election has almost always taken seats from the second-term president’s party, making his job even harder. So what are the chances Obama can defy the historical pattern and turn his sixth year into a success? The obvious portents don’t look good. The president begins 2014 with his popularity near an all-time low in every poll. The health-care mess has shaken voters’ confidence in his competence and his credibility, and those problems aren’t going away soon.

But the president has one bittersweet asset on his side: Unlike during his heady early years in office, expectations for 2014 are low.”

If the congressional election were held this month, Republicans might well gain the six seats they need to win a majority in the Senate and control both houses of Congress. Still, there are reasons to believe Obama’s Year 6 won’t be the disaster his critics predict. First, the economy is finally recovering in earnest from the Great Recession. A spate of forecasts have predicted growth around a healthy 3 percent this year, with unemployment slowly declining to 6.5 percent. Presidents get blamed for bad economic news — but they also get credit for good economic news, whether they deserve it or not. And if the recovery brings unemployment down, that will deprive Republicans of one of their main arguments for turning Democrats out of office. Another potential plus for Obama is that he has finally settled on a central theme that appeals to independent voters as well as Democrats: economic fairness. “Over the course of the next year … that’s where you should expect my administration to focus all our efforts,” the

president said last month. “The economy is stronger than it has been in a very long time; our next challenge is to make sure that everybody benefits from that, and not just a few.” In that vein, Obama plans to wage a major battle to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. The minimum wage is a classic wedge issue, with Democrats and independents supporting Obama’s position, but GOP voters divided. Obama’s other big domestic priority, immigration reform, works that way too. If he can steer bipartisan legislation through Congress, he’ll take credit. If Republicans block a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally, he’ll make sure they get the blame — especially among Latino voters. The administration even has reason to hope that opinion on Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, will shift as millions of onceuninsured people begin to use their new insurance (or their newly won Medicaid). Foreign policy could also provide a boost thanks to an event that has long been on Obama’s calendar: the withdrawal of most of the remaining 47,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Expect a long series of homecoming ceremonies with flags, marching bands, tearful family reunions — and speeches by Obama reminding voters that he’s fulfilled his 2008 promise to end two wars.

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Jan. 7, 1914: “The city of Lawrence will shortly bring suit against the county of years Douglas in the district court of ago Douglas county. The occasion for IN 1914 this suit is to be the possession of the old jail site on the river front at the corner of Vermont and Sixth streets. This piece of property has been a bone of contention for some time. The city is eager to again gain possession of the property which it once held, the county seems equally eager to hold the property and having the possession refuses to listen to the claims advanced by the city.... The city alleges that way back in the ‘60s it deeded the property to the county as a jail site. Since then the county has built a new jail and no longer uses the property for this purpose. The consideration was only one dollar, as the property had been laid out for public purposes and that the city could not sell it directly to the county.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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The administration is also trying to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran (difficult), peace between Israel and the Palestinians (even more difficult) and an end to the civil war in Syria (next to impossible). A win on any would be an unexpected success. Finally, 2014 is an election year, and Obama has always been better at campaigning than governing. The president and his allies will be trying to draw the sharpest contrasts they can — on the minimum wage, immigration, healthcare, climate change and everything else — to energize Democratic voters. So the year on Capitol Hill is likely to be dominated by high-decibel collisions, not bipartisan harmony. If tea party Republicans rise to Obama’s bait as they have in the past, the GOP could suffer in the eyes of many voters. There’s no guarantee, of course, that things will play out the way Obama would like. But the president has one bittersweet asset on his side: Unlike during his heady early years in office, expectations for 2014 are low. If he can survive Year 6 with a healthy economy, health care intact, the Senate in Democratic hands and no new disasters, that will look like success and enable him to live and fight another day.

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KSU prof weighs in on social media policy By Philip Nel

On New Year’s Eve, the Kansas Board of Regents announced that they would be accepting “recommendations for amendments” to their new social media policy until April. While their decision to involve “representatives from each state university” is a welcome change (they passed the policy without consulting any faculty, staff or administration), “amending” this ill-conceived policy is a bit like hiring an architect after you’ve already built the house. It also means that the Spring 2014 semester begins under a cloud of unease. Faculty and staff at Kansas universities can still be fired for saying anything “contrary to the best interest of the university” or that “impairs discipline by superiors or harmony among co-workers.” In other words, until further notice, we: 1) No longer have freedom of speech. 2) No longer have the academic freedom required to do our jobs. 3) No longer have tenure. One wonders if the Board of Regents has read its own mission statement, which says the regents’ job is to “advocate powerfully” for “continuous improvement in the quality and effectiveness of the public postsecondary ed-

YOUR TURN ucational system in Kansas.” Instead of advocating for its quality and effectiveness, the regents have dealt it a severe handicap. How can Kansas universities recruit top-tier faculty to work at a place that lacks academic freedom? Indeed, why would faculty want to teach here at all? How can we teach, if we lack the ability to debate controversial ideas? This new social media policy creates an anxiety that stifles free expression. When any speech can be grounds for firing, we speak less openly, and, eventually, we perform this self-censoring unconsciously. The new social media policy creates what William Blake called “mind-forged manacles:”: We teach ourselves to suppress thoughts and ideas because we fear the consequences of expressing them. If we must suppress thoughts and ideas, we cannot do our jobs. This is not acceptable. The Board of Regents needs to repeal (or at least suspend implementation of) its original policy, and work with the workgroups it has proposed in order to craft a sensible policy that supports higher education in Kansas. — Philip Nel is a University Distinguished Professor of English at Kansas State University.


Women’s touch To the editor: In the last paper of the year (Dec. 31), all three front-page stories were about extraordinary women: Saunny Scott, advocate for the homeless and those with disabilities who now fears losing her home as a result of a cut of her daughter’s disability payments; Lindsey Douglas, newly hired to help champion Kansas University during the crisis caused by state cuts to higher education; and Sandy Praeger, struggling to find insurance for uninsured Kansans because Gov. Brownback turned down federal funds to expand Medicaid for those ineligible for ACA plans. As I read these articles, I wondered about priorities … and gender. Why is it that many men in public life are willing to jeopardize the well-being of human lives for their political “principles” and many women in public life are focused on improving human wellbeing regardless of politics. Could it be fighting instinct vs. nurturing instinct? I hope we’ve evolved beyond that! We are fortunate to have a caring woman in this state working hard to bring health care options to the working poor, even though both hands have been tied behind her back. In fact all three featured women, and

a legion of others, are working hard to undo the damage caused by a governor and a legislature trying to make a “statement” rather than serve their state. Elizabeth Black, Lawrence

Praeger praise To the editor: I was so glad to see the nice article about Dr. Mark Praeger on the front page of Sunday’s Journal-World. His retirement is a huge loss to the community, but I hope that he has many enjoyable years ahead of fishing, traveling and anything else his heart fancies. He deserves it. I will always be grateful that he was still practicing medicine when I was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago, not only for his great surgical skills but also for his kindness. Dr. Praeger personally called to give me the news following each test or surgery, even when it wasn’t good. When he asked if I had any questions, he actually listened. He was always reassuring and encouraging, but never hesitated to tell me the truth. So, Dr. Praeger, thanks for helping me get through one of the toughest times in my life. Enjoy every minute of your retirement, but know that you will be greatly missed. Diane Chrislip, Lawrence


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Mangino returns to Big 12 — at ISU By Matt Tait

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Look who’s sawin’ Locate that calendar on your desk or refrigerator, in your pocket or computer. Circle the date Nov. 8, 2014. It marks the day Mark Mangino returns to the stadium that the vast majority of Kansas University football fans wish he never had left. Don’t expect Mangino to do the same with his calendar. Hours after Iowa State announced that head football coach Paul Rhoads officially had welcomed Mangino onto his staff as offensive coordinator, the former KU head coach returned my message. As he talked, it became evident he was holding a phone in one hand to explain his move back to the Big 12, a saw in the other, steadily moving it back and forth. “This is my fourth Big 12 Conference school,” Mangino said, his words sending saw dust floating to the floor. “I can’t have a big game every week, so I treat them all the same. Every game is a must-win game in college football. “I feel privileged to now serve at my fourth Big 12 university. I’m the same every week, no matter what the game is or who the opponent is. I’m just not going to put too much into that. It’s our players against their players, just like every week.” Three of the four coordinators in the Nov. 8 game — KU’s OC John Reagan and DC Clint Bowen — worked for the Jayhawks’ football program when it won 28 times in a 35-game stretch. Since Mangino was forced out by former KU athletic director Lew Perkins with a $3 million parachute, Kansas has gone 9-39. Perkins’ hire, Turner Gill, went 5-19 in two seasons and was fired with three years and $6 million remaining on his contract by Sheahon Zenger, whose hire, Charlie Weis, has gone 4-20, two years into a fiveyear, $12.5 million deal. “I think it’s good that guys who have been on my staff there now have come back,” Mangino said of Bowen and Reagan, brought back to KU by Weis two years apart. “I think it’s good for them, and I think it just validates we were on the right track the whole time that we were there.” He said he thoroughly enjoyed his year at Youngstown State, where he served as assistant coach to Eric Wolford, but couldn’t turn down “the opportunity to get back in the Big 12 Conference.” Mangino worked under Bill Snyder at Kansas State and Bob Stoops at Oklahoma before coming to KU. “I have a lot of respect for Iowa State,” Mangino said. “I’ve always thought they did things the right way there. They’ve had some really solid success there under Dan McCarney and under Paul. Their football program has a reputation for having very hard-nosed, tough kids. I’ve always admired that about the program throughout my years in the Big 12. They’re tough customers.” They just grew a little tougher, the Nov. 8 game in Memorial Stadium a lot more interesting.

The second Saturday in November just got a lot more interesting for Kansas University football, as former KU coach Mark Mangino on Monday was announced as the new offensive coordinator at Iowa State. Mangino, who spent eight seasons in charge of the KU program from 2002-09, will make his first football return to Lawrence that weekend, when the Cyclones play at Kansas during the ninth week of the 2014 season.

Mangino’s return to the Big 12 was announced via press release from ISU. “I am beyond thrilled to welcome Coach Mangino to the Cyclone football family,” Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads said. “He has an imaginative offensive mind, an ability to play to his players’ strengths, a track record of winning and a tremendous familiarity with the Big 12 Conference. In terms of calling plays and executing a game plan, he is top shelf. He has learned from a ‘Who’s Who’ of college coaches, effectively led his own championship program

and is respected throughout the coaching ranks.” Mangino spent the 2013 season as the recruiting coordinator and tight-ends coach at Youngstown State, his alma mater, after sitting out of coaching for three seasons following his departure from KU. In late 2009, Mangino was the subject of an investigation led by former KU athletic director Lew Perkins for improper treatment of his players, and the findings of the investigation led to his forced resignation.

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MARK MANGINO, LEFT, WORKS with Youngstown State player Marcel Caver in this photo from August 13, 2013, in Youngstown, Ohio. Mangino on Monday was named offensive coordiPlease see MANGINO, page 3B nator at Iowa State.


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KANSAS UNIVERSITY’S JOEL EMBIID (21), NAADIR THARPE (10) AND PERRY ELLIS (34) LEAVE THE FLOOR following the Jayhawks’ 61-57 loss to San Diego State on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Wife tells Self to heed his own words By Gary Bedore

During various speaking engagements and interviews during the preseason, Bill Self warned Kansas University basketball fans to be ready for ups and downs as his young Jayhawks aged during the 201314 campaign. The person who knows him best reminded him of those sentiments Monday — a day after the Jayhawks fell to San Diego State, 61-57, in Allen Fieldhouse and finished the nonconference sea-

son with nine wins against four losses. “I actually got a text today from my spouse (Cindy) reminding me I said, ‘Enjoy the process,’” Self said Monday night on his “Hawk Talk” radio show. “I am frustrated. I am. I don’t think we are playing as well as we should be playing. I think every team has a ceiling. I am frustrated because in my opinion, which I’m sure all fans would agree, we’re operating well under that (ceiling) when you look at personnel individually. “But I am not discouraged,”

he quickly added, “because I think we can get there.” Winners of four of their past eight games after a 5-0 start, the Jayhawks will open Big 12 play on Wednesday at Oklahoma (12-2), a squad that started with an impressive 88-85 victory Saturday at Texas. “I told our team this today. There are three seasons in every basketball season: nonconference season, conference season and postseason. I told our team, ‘I would never tell you nonconference is not important while we’re going through the noncon-

ference.’ Reality is ... does everybody remember we won at Ohio State last year? I mean, no. They remember we lost to Michigan in the Sweet 16. That is the reality of it,” Self said. “The big thing is, hey, we want to go win league and go compete for championships and have a chance to cut down nets. To be quite candid with you, you can’t do that in the first season. You can only do that in the second and third. We still have everything in front of us. Like Please see HOOPS, page 3B

No. 1 ’Noles take BCS ————

Last-second TD sends Florida State to 34-31 victory

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FLORIDA STATE’S KELVIN BENJAMIN CATCHES a touchdown pass during FSU’s 34-31 victory over Auburn in the BCS national championship game on Monday in Pasadena, Calif.

Pasadena, Calif. (ap) — Jameis Winston threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left, and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night. Winston struggled much of the night but was near perfect when the Seminoles (14-0) needed it most, going 6-for-7 for 77 yards on the game-winning 80-yard drive. A pass interference

penalty on Auburn’s Chris Davis gave Florida State a first-and-goal at the two, and on the next play Winston hit his big receiver for the touchdown. “I said this from Day 1 in spring ball. These kids are special,” coach Jimbo Fisher said. “This group never faltered. They wanted to be elite. They wanted to go to the top and there’s so much character in this group.” Tre Mason had given Auburn (12-2) a 31-27 lead with a

37-yard touchdown run with 1:19 left after Kermit Whitfield had put Florida State in the lead for the first time since the first quarter with a 100-yard kickoff return to make it 27-24 with 4:31 left. Mason ran for 195 yards. Winston was 20 for 35 for 237 yards and two fourthquarter touchdown passes. Nick Marshall ran for a touchdown and threw scoring passes to Mason and Please see BCS, page 3B

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COMING WEDNESDAY • Reports from all the city high school basketball teams • A look ahead to KU men’s basketball Big 12 opener


KANSAS UNIVERSITY WEDNESDAY • Men’s basketball at Oklahoma, 6 p.m. • Women’s basketball at TCU, 7 p.m.


FREE STATE HIGH TODAY • Girls basketball at Shawnee Mission East, 5:30 p.m. • Boys basketball at Shawnee Mission East, 7 p.m. • Wrestling vs. Wyandotte, 7 p.m. WEDNESDAY • Boys swimming at Lawrence Invitational, 3:30 p.m. • Bowling vs. De Soto at Royal Crest Lanes, 3 p.m.


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CHARLIE STRONG HOLDS UP THE “HOOK’EM HORNS” HAND SIGNAL during a news conference where he was introduced as the new Texas football coach on Monday in Austin, Texas.

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ZACH JOHNSON HITS OFF THE 18TH FAIRWAY during the final round of the Tournament of Champions on Monday in Kapalua, Hawaii.

Zach Johnson wins TOC Kapalua, Hawaii (ap) — Zach Johnson is taking his place among the big boys in golf with two of the shortest clubs in his bag. On a Plantation Course at Kapalua that should be paradise for the game’s longest hitters, Johnson chipped in for his opening birdie and then hit four exquisite wedge shots on the back nine Monday to rally from two shots behind, close with a 7-under 66 and win the Tournament of Champions. “I just picked it apart,” Johnson said. That was pivotal on the back nine, where five players had a chance to win. Johnson ran off four birdies in a fivehole stretch, all of them with a wedge in his hand, none of the shots particularly easy. He wound up with a one-shot win over Jordan Spieth, the perfect way to start a new year. Especially after he ended the old one with a win. Johnson didn’t need any heroics this time, not like last month in California in the World Challenge when he holed a shot from the drop zone — with a wedge — on the final hole and wound up beating Tiger Woods in a playoff. Kapalua was mainly about chipping and putting, and Johnson is among the best. “Getting the ball in the fairway and giving my wedges a chance was crucial,” he said. “It’s about plotting my way, putting myself in a yardage spot that I know is going to give me an opportunity.” Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland shot even-par 73 Monday and finished 8 back. He tied for 13th with Brian Gay and Woody Austin with four-round 281s and earned $130,000. Johnson, starting his 11th season on the PGA Tour, won for the 11th time in his career. Since his rookie season in 2004, only Woods, Phil Mickelson and Vijay Singh have won more on the PGA Tour. It also was Johnson’s third win in his last six starts, dating to the BMW Championship outside Chicago in September that qualified him for this winners-only tournament in Kapalua. Spieth had a one-shot lead going into the back nine and thought only of making three birdies. He started way too late, losing three good birdie chances in the soft, middle portion of the back nine and then finishing with two birdies that only gave him a runner-up finish. He closed with a 70. “I was very pleased with the finish, being able to birdie the last two holes and at least have somewhat of a chance on 18,” said Spieth, who had a 100-foot eagle putt just off the front of the green to force a playoff. “But ultimately, 14, 15, 16 really kind of hit me hard in the middle of the back nine.”

New coach vows UT will be ‘hard-nosed’ Austin, Texas — Charlie Strong talked about being tough and winning championships. That is exactly what Texas fans wanted to hear from their new football coach. There’s little doubt he can deliver the first. The second part will determine whether he can revive a dormant program back and push it back among the national elite where the Longhorns are desperately longing to be. “It’s time to put the program back on the national stage,” Strong said Monday at his introductory news conference. “The mentality is always going to be mental and physical toughness ... We will be a hard-nosed football team.” That’s the reputation Strong brings to Texas, which has floundered since playing for the 2009 national championship. Four seasons of at least four losses and no Big 12 titles ended with Mack Brown exiting after 16 years, and Texas turning to the coach who led Louisville to a 23-3 mark and two bowl wins the last two seasons. Strong also had a reputation of being uncomfortable with the media, but with his wife and two daughters sitting in the front row watching him, he breezed through his 45-minute news conference with smiles and jokes before ending with the trademark “Hook’em Horns” hand signal for the cameras. “Let’s go win football games,” Strong said. “Let’s go win championships.” The 53-year-old Strong clearly has some of the same pages from Brown’s playbook. He embraced the legacy of Texas’s football tradition when he entered the room and hugged Edith Royal, the widow of former Longhorns coach Darrell Royal who won national titles in 1963 and 1969 and a share of a third in 1970. And just like Brown did when he arrived in 1997, Strong made a point of embracing Texas high school coaches and his commitment to recruiting the state’s best players. “We will recruit with fire, recruit with passion,” Strong said, adding he wants to “close the border” to out-of-state programs. Brown, whose last game was Texas’ loss to Oregon in the Holiday Bowl, did not attend the news conference. Strong said he spoke to Brown over the weekend and assured him he would be welcome around the program. But he also told Brown: “You ran your program, I have to run mine.”


UA men No. 1; Duke falls to 16 Arizona is No. 1 in the Associated Press college basketball poll for the fifth straight week, but for the first time in that span there are changes in the Top 25. The Wildcats (15-0) were still a runaway No. 1, with Syracuse, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Michigan State remaining the next four teams. Arizona received 60 first-place votes from the national media panel, while Syracuse (14-0) got the other five. Wichita State was sixth, followed by Baylor, Villanova, Iowa State and Florida. Duke, which lost at Notre Dame, dropped to No. 16, the first time the Blue Devils are out of the Top 10 since December 2007. Kansas University fell two spots to No. 18, and San Diego State jumped from No. 21 to No. 13. No. 23 Illinois and No. 25 Kansas State moved into the rankings for the first time this season replacing Connecticut, which had been 17th, and North Carolina, which was 19th.

Behind UConn women, changes While Connecticut remains No. 1, three new teams appeared in the Associated Press women’s poll Monday. N.C. State, Indiana and San Diego all entered the Top 25 for the first time this season. It’s been nearly seven years since the Wolfpack were ranked, 21 years for the Hoosiers and the first time for the Toreros. North Carolina State entered at 20th, Indiana was 22nd and San Diego 24th. The Hoosiers and Toreros are both still undefeated this season. The Hoosiers first game as a ranked team since Jan. 19, 1993, will have to wait because their contest at Purdue on Monday was postponed because of inclement weather. Notre Dame, Duke, Stanford and Louisville followed the unbeaten Huskies. Maryland, Baylor, Tennessee, Kentucky and South Carolina rounded out the top 10.


Pats put Spikes on IR Foxborough, Mass. — New England’s defense suffered another big blow Monday when the Patriots’ placed linebacker Brandon Spikes on injured reserve because of a knee injury five days before their playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. Spikes has been playing with a knee injury for much of the season. He started but made just one tackle in the last regular-season game, a 34-20 win over the Buffalo Bills. The Patriots had a bye last weekend before they host the AFC divisional-round game Saturday night.

Wild-card games big draw New York — The NFL’s wild-card weekend drew huge television audiences. The four games averaged 34.7 million viewers for the most-watched wild-card weekend on record. The San Francisco 49ers’ 23-20 win over the Green Bay Packers had 47.1 million viewers Sunday on Fox to make it the most-watched wild-card game on record. The previous high was 42.4 million for the 2011 Steelers-Broncos game, which Denver won in overtime on Tim Tebow’s touchdown pass. But Sunday’s game had two exciting quarterbacks, history-rich franchises and the spectacle of a frigid Lambeau Field. It didn’t hurt that chilly temperatures across the country gave Americans good reason to stay indoors. The audience was larger than that for every NFC divisional playoff game Fox has broadcast and 13 of its 19 NFC championship games.


Seastrunk headed to NFL Waco, Texas — Big 12 rushing champ Lache Seastrunk is bypassing his senior season at Baylor to enter the NFL Draft. Seatrunk said in a statement Monday that he’s fully prepared to take the next step toward realizing his goal of playing in the NFL. Coach Art Briles says he appreciates “the dedication and energy” that Seastrunk brought to the team. The Oregon transfer played two seasons at Baylor, and was the first player in school history with two 1,000-yard rushing seasons.

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SUMMARY Florida State 34, Auburn 31


Melvin Ray in the first half, and Auburn led 21-13 after three quarters. All-America kicker Roberto Aguayo’s second field goal of the night accounted for the only third-quarter points for either team as both defenses took charge after a frenetic first half. The powerful Seminoles trailed by 18 points in the second quarter and 21-10 at halftime, but picked up momentum in the third quarter with solid defensive play and improvements by Winston, who was fighting a case of big-game jitters. The Heisman Trophywinning freshman went 6 for 15 for 62 yards in the first half on his 20th birthday, with a key fumble setting up Marshall’s 4-yard TD run 5:01 before halftime. Winston also led a 66-yard scoring drive late in the first half and consistently moved Florida State in the third quarter — but with only three points to show for it. After trailing for the first time in any game since Sept. 28, Florida State needed a big finish to become the first team to rally from a halftime deficit to win the BCS title game. Marshall, Winston’s relatively unheralded counterpart, looked sharp in the Auburn backfield. Auburn was the nation’s top rushing team, but coach Gus Malzahn showed the SEC champs can fling it as well while racking up 232 yards of offense in the first half. Mason caught a 12-yard TD screen pass in the first quarter, and Ray ran alone down the middle with a 50-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter. Devonta Freeman had a 3-yard scoring run with 1:28 left in the half for Florida State, which faced

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AUBURN QUARTERBACK NICK MARSHALL (14) THROWS AS HE IS HIT by Florida State’s Mario Edwards and Terrance Smith (24) during the first half of Florida State’s 34-31 victory in the BCS National Championship game on Monday in Pasadena, Calif.

So what is next, after the BCS?

Auburn 7 14 0 10—31 Florida St. 3 7 3 21—34 First Quarter FSU-FG Aguayo 35, 9:53. Aub-Mason 12 pass from Marshall (Parkey kick), 3:07. Second Quarter Aub-Ray 50 pass from Marshall (Parkey kick), 13:48. Aub-Marshall 4 run (Parkey kick), 5:01. FSU-Freeman 3 run (Aguayo kick), 1:28. Third Quarter FSU-FG Aguayo 41, 6:05. Fourth Quarter FSU-Abram 11 pass from Winston (Aguayo kick), 10:55. Aub-FG Parkey 22, 4:42. FSU-Whitfield 100 kickoff return (Aguayo kick), 4:31. Aub-Mason 37 run (Parkey kick), 1:19. FSU-Benjamin 2 pass from Winston (Aguayo kick), :13. A-94,208. Aub FSU First downs 25 19 Rushes-yards 53-232 31-148 Passing 217 237 Comp-Att-Int 14-27-1 20-35-0 Return Yards 36 4 Punts-Avg. 6-43.2 6-42.8 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 2-1 Penalties-Yards 5-38 8-60 Time of Possession 33:41 26:19 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Auburn, Mason 34-195, Marshall 16-45, Artis-Payne 1-1, Grant 1-(minus 3), Louis 1-(minus 6). Florida St., Freeman 11-73, Winston 11-26, K.Williams 5-25, Wilder Jr. 3-21, Abram 1-3. PASSING-Auburn, Marshall 14-27-1217. Florida St., Winston 20-35-0-237. RECEIVING-Auburn, Coates 4-61, Bray 3-4, Louis 2-28, Uzomah 2-8, Ray 1-50, Mason 1-42, M.Davis 1-26, Marshall 0-(minus 2). Florida St., Greene 9-147, Benjamin 4-54, Freeman 3-21, Shaw 2-4, Abram 1-11, K.Williams 1-0.

The 16-year era of the Bowl Championship Series ended Monday night in the Rose Bowl. There were fireworks and a trophy presentation and then someone turned out the lights on a colorful, and controversial, chapter of college football. The Rose Bowl hosted two games this season, the Rose Bowl and the BCS title game, but those days are over. Next year, the fourteam College Football Playoff replaces the BCS system.

Here’s how it will work: Instead of using a standing formula to determine the top two teams, a 13-member committee will select and seed the top four teams. Replacing the BCS standings, the selection committee will release four sets of standings prior to the final announcement. Instead of four major bowls, there will now be six, with the Cotton and Chick-fil-A bowls joining the rotation. These six bowls will rotate the semifinal games each season.

The semifinals will be played either on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. The Rose and Sugar bowls will always be on Jan. 1 and will host the first semifinal games next season. The next season, the Orange and Cotton bowls will host the semifinal games on Dec. 31, 2015, with the Chick-fil-A and Fiesta bowls hosting the semis on Dec. 31, 2016. The title game is now up for an annual, Super Bowl-type bidding. AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will host the first title game on Jan. 12, 2015.

its largest deficit and first halftime deficit of the season. Auburn’s 85-yard drive early in the second

quarter ended with a TD catch for Ray, the former minor league baseball player from Tallahassee who had just four recep-

tions in the regular season. Florida State’s Jalen Ramsey failed to pick up Ray all alone down the middle. Ray juked a

every school in America, we’re starting 0-0.” Self pointed out the Jayhawks went 12-1 nonleague last year, but hit a rough patch in the Big 12 slate when KU dropped three in a row — to Oklahoma State, TCU and Oklahoma. “Basically, hopefully, and I’m believing it’s true ... because of the schedule we played we’ll be better prepared for conference season because things haven’t been masked, so to speak,” Self said. “That’s the positive spin I’m putting on it, but it’s the way I actually feel. I

feel we could potentially get more out of our nonconference schedule than we did last year.” He said the one negative in playing such a tough schedule is he has not been able to develop his bench as much while playing a batch of close games. “I am believing the hard schedule and the knocks we took will better prepare us for playing the season that’s far more important than the first season,” Self said. “If we could go out and win league, I don’t think anybody really will find a lot of fault with us losing four games in nonconference to three teams ranked in the top 15 (losses are to Villanova, Colorado, San Diego State,

Florida). Now if we don’t learn from this and go out and lay an egg in the conference season, I think people can say it’s been a crap season. I would be one to agree with that. “That’s not going to happen. We’ve got too good of players. They care too much. We’ll get it. We’re missing a little bit of something that is correctable.” In a film session Monday, the players told Self, “We’re not that far off.” He’d like to see more passion on the court. “It’s time for us to put it together. It’s time for us to play with a renewed vigor and enthusiasm,” Self said. “Our guys try hard, but there’s not that zest for playing that we’ve had. It’s personali-

Prep in West Virginia, will attend Saturday’s KU-Kansas State game as part of his official recruiting visit to KU. Lyle, who is rated No. 22 nationally, told he has visited UConn, Memphis and West Virginia. “I don’t know,” he said, asked by if this is his final visit. “If I get to Kansas and I think it’s the best place, there won’t be any more visits. If it’s something I’m not sold on and I’m not ready to decide, I’ll take my final visit.” Lyle is good buddies with KU signee Cliff Alexander, 6-9 from Chicago Curie, who is ranked l No. 4 nationally. They’ve Recruiting: JaQuan talked repeatedly about Lyle, a 6-foot-5 senior attending the same guard from Huntington school.



By Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times

I hold the University of Kansas in high esteem. I mean, I had a great time there. I CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B had eight great years Prior to his tumultuous there.”

final season, Mangino had many happy days in Lawrence. He led KU back to national relevance and some of the best football years in school history. His Jayhawk teams were 50-48 overall, played in four bowls and won three. He is the only coach in KU history to win bowl games in consecutive seasons (2007 and 2008), and Kansas was ranked a school-record 19 consecutive weeks between 2007-08. Under Mangino, KU also set home attendance records five years in a row and produced the top three total-offense marks in school history. During the 2007 season, Mangino led the Jayhawks to a 12-1 record and an Orange Bowl championship while being

— Former KU coach Mark Mangino, last summer named the consensus national coach of the year. Before coaching at KU, Mangino worked on Bob Stoops’ staff at Oklahoma and also on the staff of Bill Snyder at Kansas State. Mangino returns to major Div. I coaching a new man, having shed more than 100 pounds since his days on the KU sideline and successfully helped his wife, Mary Jane, through a battle with breast cancer. Last summer, he told the Journal-World’s Tom Keegan that he had nothing but respect and admiration for KU and thought

fondly of his eight seasons in Lawrence. “I hold the University of Kansas in high esteem,” Mangino said. “I mean, I had a great time there. I had eight great years there. I had a chance to coach great kids; my wife and I still have great friends all over the state of Kansas that we keep in touch with and come out and visit. I don’t have any reason to hold a grudge or anything.” During that same conversation, the now 57-year-old coach talked openly about his desire to return to coaching at the major-college level. “I’m prepared, and I’m ready for it,” he said. “I’ve got the energy, the enthusiasm, the passion for it. If the right situation came about that I thought it was a good decision to make for myself, my family, my future, and it’s a place I want to be with good people who care about football, I’d do it again.”

ties. We’ve got some really laid-back dudes. It’s so out of personality for them to show emotion. “Emotion also is contagious. If you look at our team, the only time we’ve shown unbelievable emotion is when we beat Duke (94-83 on Nov. 12). It’s like there was such a joy. The guys love playing. They just don’t show it. It maybe is leaving fans wanting more (because) we are used to having cocky dudes when they make a play they let everybody know they are fired up. We don’t have that type of personality yet. Hopefully we’ll grow into it.”

defender near the goal line and scored as the Tigers’ fans rocked the Rose Bowl stands with cheers. Auburn’s Angelo Blackson then swatted the ball out of Winston’s hand on a run moments after the Tigers missed a field goal, and Marshall finished the drive by turning the corner on Florida State’s defense for a score. A successful fake punt finally sparked the Seminoles moments later. Winston made a 21-yard run complete with a vicious stiff-arm to Auburn’s Kris Frost, and Freeman scored on the next play, trimming Auburn’s halftime lead to 21-10. Auburn was making its second BCS championship game appearance after beating Oregon for the title four years ago.

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Staten powers WVU in OT Lubbock, Texas (ap) — Juwan Staten scored 25 points and dished out five assists to help boost West Virginia to an 89-86 overtime victory against Texas Tech on Monday night. Eron Harris added 18 points and Terry Henderson scored 16 for the Mountaineers (10-5, 2-0 Big 12). Jordan Tolbert led the Red Raiders with 18 points and 12 rebounds before fouling out with 1:36 left in overtime. Toddrick Gotcher added 17 points and five assists, Jaye Crockett scored 15 points and Dusty Hannahs added 14 for Texas Tech (8-7, 0-2). The Red Raiders faced an 11-point deficit early in the second half, but Hannahs and Crockett came alive to regain the Red Raiders first lead since the opening minutes. Tech led 77-74 in the final minute of regulation, but Henderson hit a three with 16 seconds left to force overtime. Crockett missed a three-pointer at the buzzer that would have forced a second overtime. Texas Tech got out to an early 5-0 lead, but Terry Henderson threepointer with 16:39 left in the first half gave West Virginia the lead, which it kept for the next 32 minutes until Crockett hit a jumper to tie it 68-68 with 3:55 left in regulation. Hannahs started a seven-point run of his own with a three-pointer with 15:00 left in regulation. The Red Raiders finally closed off their 11-point deficit and took a lead of their own, 70-68, on a Crockett layup with 2:55 remaining, but then saw the lead change four times in the final three minutes of regulation.

BOX SCORE WEST VIRGINIA (10-5) Staten 10-12 5-8 25, Williams 4-7 4-7 12, Harris 7-15 1-1 18, Henderson 6-12 0-0 16, Noreen 2-3 0-0 4, Dibo 1-1 0-0 2, Adrian 1-3 0-0 2, Browne 1-3 2-4 5, Watkins 2-5 1-2 5, Romeo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-61 13-22 89. TEXAS TECH (8-7) Kravic 3-5 2-2 8, Turner 1-7 3-4 5, Gotcher 6-10 2-4 17, Crockett 5-7 3-3 15, Tolbert 6-12 6-7 18, Onwuasor 0-0 0-0 0, Hannahs 4-9 4-4 14, Mays 0-0 0-0 0, Adams 0-0 0-0 0, Ross 1-4 0-0 3, Williams, Jr. 2-6 0-0 4, Foster 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 28-60 22-26 86. Halftime-West Virginia 39-33. End Of Regulation-Tied 77. 3-Point GoalsWest Virginia 8-19 (Henderson 4-6, Harris 3-11, Browne 1-1, Adrian 0-1), Texas Tech 8-21 (Gotcher 3-4, Crockett 2-4, Hannahs 2-6, Ross 1-2, Tolbert 0-1, Williams, Jr. 0-2, Turner 0-2). Fouled Out-Adrian, Tolbert. Rebounds-West Virginia 26 (Watkins 8), Texas Tech 35 (Tolbert 12). Assists-West Virginia 15 (Staten 5), Texas Tech 17 (Turner 7). Total Fouls-West Virginia 26, Texas Tech 23. Technical-Staten. A-5,005.

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Nets 91, Hawks 86 New York — If only the Brooklyn Nets could get a mulligan on that 2013 part of the 2013-14 season. They are perfect in the new year, looking more like the team that was the heavy Atlantic Division favorite than the one that was 10-21 through December. “We’re undefeated this year,” swingman Alan Anderson said. “So as long as we just keep that rolling, man, we know we’ve got a couple of tough games ahead of us, but like I said, take it one game at a time, one practice at a time, and keep building.” Joe Johnson snapped out of a slump with 23 points against his former team, and the Nets matched a season high with their third straight victory by beating the Atlanta Hawks 91-86 on Monday night. Mirza Teletovic scored 16 points and Anderson added 14 starting in place of the injured Deron Williams as the Nets moved to 2-0 on four-game homestand that finishes with visits from Golden State on Wednesday and Miami on Friday. Despite yet another injury to a key player, the Nets look ready to test themselves against those powerful teams after matching their three consecutive victories from Dec. 7-12. “We’re going to have our hands full, but we’ve got to come with the same effort that we have since 2014 started,” Nets coach Jason Kidd said. Paul Millsap scored 16 points for the Hawks, who lost their third in a row to equal their worst stretch of the season. Jeff Teague also had 16 but shot 5-of-15 from the field. “We felt like we could (get over the hump) and a few things didn’t go our way,” Millsap said. “But still we fought to the end. At the end of the day, we’ve just got to work on our fundamentals.” Williams missed his 12th game this season after his ankle swelled Sunday. He will be re-evaluated Tuesday. But the Nets got solid guard play from Shaun Livingston, who scored 12. And they got clutch play from Johnson, who had been held in single digits in five straight games for the first time in 11 years — though he did hit the winning shot in one of those, a victory at Oklahoma City on Thursday that started the win streak. “Jason told me I was going to have to pick it up,” Johnson said. “And he told me in the fourth quarter when I came back in that he wanted me to be very assertive and make plays and kind of take over the game, which is what I tried to do.” He finished 10 of 22, making the go-ahead three-pointer with 6:21 remaining. The Hawks rebounded from a dreadful start to the second half to grab a 78-77 lead on DeMarre Carroll’s dunk with 6:38 left in the game. Johnson answered with a threepointer on the next possession, Livingston had a steal and dunk, and Johnson nailed another jumper to cap the run of seven straight points and make it 84-78 with 3:37 to go. Johnson, traded to the Nets in the summer of 2012, made another jumper with 2:12 left, then made a huge play after Atlanta had trimmed it to two, finding Teletovic in the corner for a threepointer and 89-84 lead with 44 seconds remaining. The teams meet again on Jan. 16 in London in what’s considered a home game for the Hawks.

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The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, 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. Arizona (30) 15-0 798 1 2. Syracuse (1) 14-0 761 2 3. Ohio State (1) 15-0 741 3 4. Michigan State 13-1 687 4 4. Wisconsin 15-0 687 5 6. Wichita State 15-0 632 7 7. Iowa State 13-0 543 12 8. Louisville 13-2 503 10 9. Baylor 12-1 488 11 10. Villanova 13-1 476 14 11. Florida 11-2 473 13 12. Oklahoma State 12-2 446 6 13. Duke 11-3 399 8 13. Oregon 13-1 399 9 15. San Diego State 12-1 379 19 16. Kentucky 10-3 362 16 17. Colorado 13-2 272 24 18. Gonzaga 14-2 253 21 19. UMass 12-1 225 22 20. Kansas 9-4 151 17 21. Missouri 12-1 113 25 22. Memphis 10-3 108 18 23. Iowa 12-3 90 23 23. Creighton 12-2 90 — 25. UCLA 12-2 66 — Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 65, North Carolina 40, UConn 35, Saint Louis 25, Oklahoma 17, Southern Miss. 15, Illinois 14, Cincinnati 13, George Washington 11, Kansas State 5, Michigan 5, Toledo 5, New Mexico 3, Texas 3, Harvard 2.

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How former Jayhawks fared Tyshawn Taylor, Brooklyn Did not play (Coach’s decision) Paul Pierce, Brooklyn Min: 33. Pts: 9. Reb: 5. Ast: 1.

Kyle Korver needed little time to extend his NBA-record streak with a three-pointer to 104 games, hitting with 9:11 remaining in the first quarter. The Hawks scored the final 11 points of the first half, capped by Millsap’s three-pointer with 28 seconds left, to take a 52-46 advantage. But the Nets stormed out with the first 14 of the third quarter. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer angrily knocked his clipboard onto the court while reaching for it after calling one timeout, then was hit with a technical foul on a subsequent possession after redirecting his rage from his players to the referees. Anderson made a jumper and then consecutive three-pointers to cap the spurt and make it 60-52. The Nets led 7267 following three threepointers by Teletovic late in the third. Because of Williams’ injury, the Nets recalled Tyshawn Taylor from Springfield of the NBA Development League, hours after they’d assigned him. He left Springfield early Monday afternoon and arrived at the arena shortly before 5 p.m. He did not play. ... Singer Rihanna was at the game, seated next to the Nets’ bench. ATLANTA (86) Carroll 4-9 2-2 10, Millsap 4-12 6-6 16, Antic 2-6 2-2 8, Teague 5-15 5-7 16, Korver 1-5 4-4 7, Brand 4-5 2-2 10, Martin 0-0 0-0 0, L.Williams 1-6 2-2 5, Mack 2-5 0-0 5, Scott 4-7 1-1 9. Totals 27-70 24-26 86. BROOKLYN (91) Anderson 4-12 4-6 14, Pierce 3-9 2-3 9, Garnett 1-2 2-2 4, Livingston 6-11 0-0 12, Johnson 10-22 2-2 23, Blatche 1-3 1-1 3, Kirilenko 1-3 6-10 8, Teletovic 6-12 0-0 16, Terry 0-5 0-0 0, Evans 1-1 0-2 2. Totals 33-80 17-26 91. Atlanta 21 31 15 19—86 Brooklyn 27 19 26 19—91 3-Point Goals-Atlanta 8-24 (Millsap 2-3, Antic 2-5, Mack 1-2, Korver 1-3, L.Williams 1-4, Teague 1-4, Scott 0-1, Carroll 0-2), Brooklyn 8-27 (Teletovic 4-9, Anderson 2-5, Pierce 1-4, Johnson 1-5, Terry 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Atlanta 45 (Brand, Korver, Carroll 7), Brooklyn 56 (Garnett 10). Assists-Atlanta 21 (Korver 6), Brooklyn 17 (Kirilenko, Johnson 4). Total FoulsAtlanta 23, Brooklyn 25. TechnicalsAtlanta Coach Budenholzer, Brooklyn defensive three second. A-15,326 (17,732).

Timberwolves 126, 76ers 95 Philadelphia — Kevin Love scored 16 of his 26 points in a dominant third quarter, and Nikola Pekovic had 16 points and

STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 16 16 .500 — Brooklyn 13 21 .382 4 Boston 13 21 .382 4 Philadelphia 12 22 .353 5 New York 11 22 .333 5½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 26 8 .765 — Atlanta 18 17 .514 8½ Washington 14 17 .452 10½ Charlotte 15 20 .429 11½ Orlando 10 23 .303 15½ Central Division W L Pct GB Indiana 27 6 .818 — Chicago 14 18 .438 12½ Detroit 14 20 .412 13½ Cleveland 11 23 .324 16½ Milwaukee 7 26 .212 20 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 26 8 .765 — Houston 22 13 .629 4½ Dallas 19 15 .559 7 New Orleans 15 17 .469 10 Memphis 15 18 .455 10½ Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 27 7 .794 — Portland 26 8 .765 1 Minnesota 17 17 .500 10 Denver 16 17 .485 10½ Utah 11 25 .306 17 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 23 13 .639 — L.A. Clippers 23 13 .639 — Phoenix 20 12 .625 1 L.A. Lakers 14 20 .412 8 Sacramento 10 22 .313 11 Monday’s Games Minnesota 126, Philadelphia 95 Brooklyn 91, Atlanta 86 Orlando at L.A. Clippers, (n) Today’s Games Toronto at Indiana, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Washington at Charlotte, 6 p.m. New Orleans at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Detroit at New York, 6:30 p.m. Phoenix at Chicago, 7 p.m. Golden State at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Memphis, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Denver, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Utah, 8 p.m. Portland at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

Big 12 Women

Conf. Overall W L W L Iowa State 2 0 13 0 West Virginia 2 0 13 1 Baylor 2 0 12 1 Oklahoma State 1 1 12 1 TCU 1 1 10 4 Texas 1 1 10 4 Oklahoma 1 1 10 5 Kansas 0 2 7 7 Kansas State 0 2 6 7 Texas Tech 0 2 6 7 Wednesday, Jan. 8 Oklahoma at Texas, 11 a.m. Baylor at West Virginia, 6 p.m. Kansas at TCU, 7 p.m. Oklahoma St. at Kansas St., 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 Oklahoma St. at Iowa St., 6 p.m. Kansas State at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. TCU at Baylor, 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Kansas, 7 p.m.

Kansas Men

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25thplace vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Arizona (60) 15-0 1,620 1 2. Syracuse (5) 14-0 1,550 2 3. Ohio St. 15-0 1,470 3 4. Wisconsin 15-0 1,427 4 5. Michigan St. 13-1 1,378 5 6. Wichita St. 15-0 1,203 8 7. Baylor 12-1 1,169 9 8. Villanova 13-1 1,141 11 9. Iowa St. 13-0 1,076 13 10. Florida 11-2 1,052 12 11. Oklahoma St. 12-2 934 6 12. Louisville 13-2 825 14 13. San Diego St. 12-1 823 21 14. Kentucky 10-3 808 15 15. Colorado 13-2 752 20 16. Duke 11-3 745 7 17. Oregon 13-1 715 10 18. Kansas 9-4 367 16 19. UMass 12-1 364 23 20. Iowa 12-3 261 22 21. Missouri 12-1 247 25 22. Gonzaga 14-2 241 24 23. Illinois 13-2 178 — 24. Memphis 10-3 126 18 25. Kansas St. 11-3 112 — Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 103, Creighton 82, North Carolina 79, UCLA 79, Pittsburgh 44, Harvard 41, UConn 41, Saint Louis 19, Oklahoma 15, Michigan 11, George Washington 9, SMU 9, Notre Dame 3, Xavier 3, Toledo 2, Arkansas 1.

Exhibition Oct. 29 — Pittsburg State, W 97-57 Nov. 5 — Fort Hays State, W 92-75 Regular Season Nov. 8 — Louisiana Monroe, W 80-63 (1-0) Nov. 12 — Duke in Chicago in Champions Classic, W 94-83 (2-0) Nov. 19 — Iona, W 86-66 (3-0) Nov. 22 — Towson in Battle 4 Atlantis, W 88-58 (4-0) Nov. 28 — Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas, in Battle 4 Atlantis, W 87-78 (5-0) Nov. 29 — Villanova in Paradise Island, Bahamas, in Battle 4 Atlantis, L 59-63 (5-1) Nov. 30 — UTEP in Paradise Island, Bahamas, in Battle 4 Atlantis, W 67-63 (6-1) Dec. 7 — at Colorado, L 72-75 (6-2) Dec. 10 — at Florida, L 61-67 (6-3) Dec. 14 — New Mexico in Kansas City, Mo., W 80-63 (7-3) Dec. 21 — Georgetown, W 86-64 (8-3) Dec. 30 — Toledo, W 93-83 (9-3) Jan. 5 — San Diego St., L 57-61 (9-4) Jan. 8 — at Oklahoma, 6 p.m. Jan. 11 — Kansas State, 1 p.m. Jan. 13 — at Iowa State, 8 p.m. Jan. 18 — Oklahoma State, 3 p.m. Jan. 20 — Baylor, 8 p.m. Jan. 25 — at TCU, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 —Iowa State, 8 p.m. Feb. 1 — at Texas, 3 p.m. Feb. 4 — at Baylor, 6 p.m. Feb. 8 — West Virginia, 3 p.m. Feb. 10 — at Kansas State, 8 p.m. Feb. 15 — TCU, 3 p.m. Feb. 18 — at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Feb. 22 — Texas, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 — Oklahoma, 8 p.m. March 1 — at Oklahoma St., 8 p.m. March 5 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m. March 8 — at West Virginia, 11 a.m. Big 12 tournament March 12-15 at Kansas City, Mo.

AP Top 25 Women

Kansas Women

AP Top 25 Men

ATLANTA GUARD KYLE KORVER, RIGHT, GETS TANGLED UP with Brooklyn forward Andrei Kirilenko in the first half of the Nets’ 91-86 victory Monday in New York.

Wednesday, Jan. 8 Kansas at Oklahoma, 6 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 Iowa State at Oklahoma, 11 a.m. TCU at Baylor, 12:30 p.m. Kansas State at Kansas, 1 p.m. Oklahoma St. at West Virginia, 3 p.m. Texas Tech at Texas, 7 p.m.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 5, total points based on 25 points for a firstplace vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. UConn (36) 15-0 900 1 2. Notre Dame 13-0 842 2 3. Duke 14-1 826 3 4. Stanford 13-1 810 4 5. Louisville 15-1 737 7 6. Maryland 13-1 722 8 7. Baylor 12-1 671 9 8. Tennessee 12-2 641 5 9. Kentucky 13-2 602 6 10. South Carolina 14-1 538 13 11. Iowa St. 13-0 525 14 12. LSU 12-2 505 16 13. North Carolina 12-3 464 10 14. Penn St. 10-3 411 15 15. Oklahoma St. 12-1 385 11 16. Nebraska 11-2 328 18 17. Colorado 11-2 307 12 18. Florida St. 13-1 281 21 19. California 10-3 186 23 20. NC State 14-1 164 — 21. Purdue 10-3 145 17 22. Indiana 14-0 140 — 23. Arizona St. 12-2 103 24 24. San Diego 15-0 91 — 25. Georgia 12-3 88 19 Others receiving votes: West Virginia 74, Oklahoma 51, Syracuse 39, Rutgers 32, Arkansas 29, Iowa 17, Georgia Tech 11, Gonzaga 10, Middle Tennessee 7, Vanderbilt 7, Florida 4, UTEP 4, Texas 2, Ohio St. 1.

Exhibition Oct. 30 — Pittsburg State, W 85-54 Nov. 3 — Emporia State, W 61-53 Regular Season Nov. 10 — Oral Roberts, W 84-62 (1-0) Nov. 13 — SIU Edwardsville, W 72-56 (2-0) Nov. 17 — Creighton, W 74-66 (3-0) Nov. 20 — at Minnesota, L 59-70 (3-1) Nov. 28 — Central Michigan at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, W 68-63 (4-1) Nov. 29 — Xavier at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, L 59-64 (4-2) Nov. 30 — Duke at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, L 40-73 (4-3) Dec. 4 — Arkansas, L 53-64 (4-4) Dec. 12 — Texas Southern, W 10578 (5-4) Dec. 15 — Purdue, L 68-71 (5-5) Dec. 22 — Tulsa, W 82-78 (6-5) Dec. 29 — Yale, W 79-63 (7-5) Jan. 2 — West Virginia, L 65-55 (7-6, 0-1) Jan. 5 — at Baylor, L 75-55 (7-7, 0-2) Jan. 8 — at TCU, 7 p.m. Jan. 11 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Jan. 15 — at Texas, 7 p.m. Jan. 19 — Baylor, 2 p.m. Jan. 22 — Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Jan. 25 — at Kansas State, 1 p.m. Jan. 28 — Texas, 7 p.m. Feb. 1 — at Texas Tech, 4 p.m. Feb. 5 — at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Feb. 9 — Oklahoma, 2 p.m. Feb. 12 — TCU, 7 p.m. Feb. 15 — at Iowa State, 6 p.m. Feb. 22 — at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Feb. 26 — Kansas State, 7 p.m. March 1 — Iowa State, 7 p.m. March 4 — at West Virginia, 6 p.m. Big 12 tournament March 7-10 at Oklahoma City

14 rebounds to lead the College Men Timberwolves to a win EAST Marist 65, Canisius 62 over the 76ers. Pittsburgh 79, Maryland 59 Kevin Martin scored 18 Quinnipiac 86, Iona 74 SOUTH points and Corey Brewer Chattanooga 82, The Citadel 78 Hyundai Tournament had 15 to help the TimberElon 75, Appalachian St. 66 of Champions Jacksonville 88, Lipscomb 85 wolves move back to .500 Monday Kennesaw St. 68, SC-Upstate 58 (17-17). Minnesota made At Kapalua Resort, The Plantation Mercer 73, ETSU 63 Course N. Kentucky 70, North Florida 64 16 of 26 three-pointers. Kapalua, Hawaii UNC Greensboro 90, Furman 82 Thaddeus Young SOUTHWEST Yardage: 7,452; Par 73 Final scored 20 points for the West Virginia 89, Texas Tech 86, OT 1. Zach Johnson 67-66-74-66—273 Sixers, who snapped 2. Jordan Spieth 66-70-69-69—274 a four-game winning College Women T3. Kevin Streelman 67-71-70-67—275 T3. Webb Simpson 66-71-68-70—275 streak. The Sixers had EAST Brown 61, Vermont 51 5. Jason Dufner 67-72-69-69—277 won the final four games Bryant 80, Wagner 63 T6. Billy Horschel 72-72-68-66—278 Mount St. Mary’s 63, LIU Brooklyn 62 T6. Matt Kuchar 68-68-75-67—278 of a six-game road trip. Sacred Heart 71, Robert Morris 57 T6. Adam Scott 70-70-69-69—278 The Timberwolves St. Francis (NY) 57, Fairleigh T6. Dustin Johnson 70-66-69-73—278 Dickinson 55 10. Ryan Moore 67-71-72-69—279 ended any threat of PhilSt. Francis (Pa.) 106, CCSU 97, OT T13. Gary Woodland 71-70-67-73—281 adelphia extending its SOUTH Appalachian St. 63, Wofford 43 streak in a hurry. They Belmont 92, Jacksonville St. 50 led by 16 at the half and Chattanooga 72, Davidson 64 Cornell 59, Morgan St. 42 Love hit a pair of threes Bowl Schedule Furman 76, W. Carolina 69 in the third to build a Rose Bowl Georgia Southern 64, Samford 61 Michigan State 24, Stanford 20 31-point lead. Grambling St. 90, Alabama A&M 77 MINNESOTA (126) Brewer 5-8 2-3 15, Love 7-12 8-10 26, Pekovic 7-15 2-2 16, Rubio 2-8 0-0 4, Martin 5-10 5-5 18, Cunningham 5-9 0-0 10, Shved 4-12 1-1 10, Hummel 1-5 0-0 3, Turiaf 0-1 0-0 0, Barea 5-12 0-0 13, Dieng 1-2 0-2 2, Price 4-6 0-0 9. Totals 46-100 18-23 126. PHILADELPHIA (95) Turner 5-9 3-4 13, Young 9-16 0-1 20, Hawes 3-6 0-0 7, Carter-Williams 6-13 0-1 13, Thompson 4-8 1-1 9, Anderson 5-6 2-2 14, Allen 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 2-5 3-4 8, Davies 1-4 0-0 2, Orton 2-4 1-1 5, Brown 1-7 1-2 4. Totals 38-80 11-16 95. Minnesota 32 38 35 21—126 Philadelphia 29 25 20 21— 95 3-Point Goals-Minnesota 16-26 (Love 4-7, Brewer 3-3, Martin 3-4, Barea 3-4, Price 1-2, Hummel 1-3, Shved 1-3), Philadelphia 8-18 (Anderson 2-2, Young 2-4, Williams 1-1, Hawes 1-3, Carter-Williams 1-3, Brown 1-3, Turner 0-1, Thompson 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Minnesota 62 (Pekovic 14), Philadelphia 44 (Anderson 7). AssistsMinnesota 28 (Rubio 8), Philadelphia 26 (Carter-Williams 7). Total FoulsMinnesota 14, Philadelphia 22. A-10,736 (20,328).

Jackson St. 71, Alabama St. 64, OT NC A&T 62, Campbell 47 SC State 104, Southern Wesleyan 69 Savannah St. 106, Trinity Baptist 33 UT-Martin 95, Austin Peay 81 MIDWEST Morehead St. 57, SIU-Edwardsville 53 SOUTHWEST Prairie View 71, Alcorn St. 68 Southern U. 70, Texas Southern 68, OT

Big 12 Men

Conf. Overall W L W L West Virginia 2 0 10 5 Iowa State 1 0 13 0 Oklahoma 1 0 12 2 Kansas State 1 0 11 3 Baylor 0 0 12 1 Kansas 0 0 9 4 Oklahoma State 0 1 12 2 Texas 0 1 11 3 TCU 0 1 9 4 Texas Tech 0 2 8 7 Monday’s Game West Virginia 89, Texas Tech 86 OT Today’s Games Baylor at Iowa State, 6 p.m. Kansas State at TCU, 7 p.m.

Fiesta Bowl UCF 52, Baylor 42 Thursday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl Oklahoma 45, Alabama 31 Friday, Jan. 3 Cotton Bowl Missouri 41, Oklahoma State 31 Orange Bowl Clemson 40, Ohio State 35 Monday, Jan. 6 BCS National Championship Florida State 34, Auburn 31 Saturday, Jan. 18 East-West Shrine Classic East vs. West, 3 p.m. (NFLN) NFLPA Collegiate Bowl American vs. National, 5 p.m. (ESPN2) Saturday, Jan. 25 Senior Bowl South vs. North, 3 p.m. (NFLN)


Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 4 Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44 New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24 Sunday, Jan. 5 San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10 San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20

Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 11 New Orleans at Seattle, 3:35 p.m. (FOX) Indianpolis at New England, 7:15 p.m. (CBS) Sunday, Jan. 12 San Francisco at Carolina, 12:05 p.m. (FOX) San Diego at Denver, 3:40 p.m. (CBS) Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 19 AFC, 2 p.m. (CBS) NFC, 5:30 p.m. (FOX) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2 At East Rutherford, N.J. AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 p.m. (FOX)


EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 42 28 12 2 58 124 89 Montreal 44 25 14 5 55 114 103 Tampa Bay 42 25 13 4 54 119 100 Detroit 43 19 14 10 48 114 121 Toronto 43 21 17 5 47 119 127 Ottawa 44 19 18 7 45 126 141 Florida 43 16 21 6 38 102 136 Buffalo 42 12 26 4 28 74 118 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 44 31 12 1 63 142 103 Philadelphia 42 21 17 4 46 111 116 Washington 42 20 16 6 46 128 128 Carolina 43 18 16 9 45 105 124 N.Y. Rangers 44 21 20 3 45 108 119 New Jersey 43 17 18 8 42 101 110 Columbus 43 19 20 4 42 117 126 N.Y. Islanders 44 15 22 7 37 119 146 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 45 29 7 9 67 167 124 St. Louis 41 29 7 5 63 150 95 Colorado 42 26 12 4 56 123 108 Minnesota 44 22 17 5 49 106 113 Dallas 42 20 15 7 47 123 131 Winnipeg 45 19 21 5 43 123 135 Nashville 43 18 19 6 42 102 129 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 44 31 8 5 67 146 111 San Jose 43 27 10 6 60 142 111 Los Angeles 43 26 13 4 56 113 89 Vancouver 44 23 13 8 54 117 108 Phoenix 41 20 12 9 49 123 127 Calgary 42 15 21 6 36 100 131 Edmonton 45 14 26 5 33 117 156 Monday’s Games Columbus 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, SO N.Y. Islanders 7, Dallas 3 Montreal 2, Florida 1 Calgary 4, Colorado 3 Today’s Games Carolina at Buffalo, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. San Jose at Nashville, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Calgary at Phoenix, 8 p.m. St. Louis at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Boston at Anaheim, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Scott Atchison on a minor league contract. HOUSTON ASTROS — Promoted Kevin Goldstein to director of professional scouting, Stephanie Wilka to specialist of international operations and associate counsel and Paul Putila coordinator of baseball operations. SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with C Humberto Quintero on a minor league contract. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with OF James Darnell and SS Ray Olmedo on minor league contracts. National League NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with C Taylor Teagarden on a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with OF Chris Dickerson on a minor league contract. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Claimed OF Rafael Ortega off waivers from Texas. Frontier League GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Placed INF Alex Guthrie on the retired list. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association DALLAS MAVERICKS — Recalled G-F Ricky Ledo from Texas (NBADL). PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Recalled Gs Lorenzo Brown and Elliot Williams from Delaware (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed WR Cobi Hamilton, C T.J. Johnson, DE David King, CB Onterio McCalebb, LB Bruce Taylor and C Scott Wedige to reserve/future contracts. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed DE Fili Moala and CB Greg Toler on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with WR Deion Branch. Signed WR Josh Lenz from the practice squad. Released DT Christian Tupou from the practice squad. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Fired offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Placed LB Brandon Spikes on injured reserve. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed CBs Marc Anthony and Bobby Felder, OTs Emett Cleary and Jace Daniels, DTs Everett Dawkins and David Hunter, G Jason Foster, K Patrick Murray, QB Jordan Rodgers, LS Patrick Scales, P Jacob Schum and WR Tommy Streeter. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Suspended Buffalo D Tyler Myers three games for an illegal check to the head of New Jersey F Dainius Zubrus during Saturday’s game. DALLAS STARS — Activated D Trevor Daley and Sergei Gonchar from injured reserve. MINNESOTA WILD — Placed G Josh Harding and C Mikko Koivu on injured reserve. Recalled D Jonathon Blum and F Erik Haula from Iowa (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Placed F Patrik Elias on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 31. Recalled D Eric Gelinas from Albany (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled G Cedrick Desjardins from Syracuse. SOCCER Major League Soccer D.C. UNITED — Signed D Jalen Robinson. LOS ANGELES GALAXY — Named Kenny Arena assistant coach. SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Signed M Lamar Neagle to a contract extension. COLLEGE CLEMSON — Announced WR Sammy Watkins will enter the NFL draft. FLORIDA — Announced LB Ronald Powell will enter the NFL draft. MIAMI (OHIO) — Named Bill Brechin and Joe Palcic assistant football coaches, Corey Brown defensive line coach, Autry Denson running backs coach, John Hauser defensive backs coach, and Matt Palowski defensive coordinator. NOTRE DAME — Announced DE Stephon Tuitt will enter the NFL draft. UCF — Announced QB Blake Bortles and RB Storm Johnson will enter the NFL draft.

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Chevrolet 2008 Aveo LS fwd, fantastic gas mileage, 4 door, very affordable, only 67k miles, low payments available. Stk#10963C1 only $7,718 Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Computer-Camera Metal computer desk w/chair. Great for students, $75/offer. 785-856-1555 or 785-914-9000.

Buick 2010 Lucerne CXL power equipment, alloy wheels, On Star, remote start, leather heated memory seats and more! Stk#14095 only $14,814 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

For Sale: Seasoned Oak wood, delivered, $160 per cord. 785-550-0067 or 928-565-0755

Furniture Must Sell! Beautiful, all wood custom made entertainment center. Solidly built, w/19� TV, drawers for DVDs, videos, space for stereo, etc. 4’ 1/2� high, 6’ wide, 20� deep, $40. Call 785-842-3960. Must Sell! Pale yellow loveseat, hardly used, very comforatble, excellent condition, $160, cash only. Call 785-842-3960


245/70/17, B.F. Goodrich Long Trail with good tread left. $80.00 for the set, Call 913-724-2084 (Basehor)

Music-Stereo Pianos: Kimball Spinet, $500, Everett Spinet, $475, Gulbranson Spinet $450. 2 Wurlitzer Spinets, $300/ea, Prices include tuning & delivery. 785-832-9906

(785) 856-7227

Black On Black! Priced Right!! New Arrival! $26,488 Stk# JPL13-124C1

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

Buick 2012 Regal Premium leather heated seats, sunroof, remote start, alloy wheels, keyless remote, GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, have fun driving again! Stk#10528 only $19,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Firewood-Stoves Firewood: Hedge or Oak, unseasoned. $150 - $175 cord. $70 - $80 truckload, split or un-split, delivered & stacked. 785-418-5896

Loads Of Room, A Must For Lower Budgets, We Finance! Stk# MHC80917C1 $7,488 - SAVE!

2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

NEOS Overshoes (boots) Men’s “Forerunnerâ€? size XL (ll ½ - l3), in excellent condition. Purchased from an Orvis store. $35 Call (785) 830-8304. Shoes, Men’s Dr. Scholl’s brand. Dark brown, tie with gel insoles, Size 10.5 wide. Like new. $20. 785-842-8776.

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence


Must Sell! Whirlpool Dryer, 4 years old, good to excellent condition, $100, cash only. Call 785-842-3960.

Two 6’ stainless steel 3BR 2BA, Ranch House on shelving, $50 each/offer. 785-856-1555 or Acreage & Renovated in 2012. Call 18250 182nd St. Tonganoxie, 785-914-9000. KS. $950/month, 913-461-6558 Used Matched set 4 Suv/Truck Tires.

Now Leasing for all of 2014!! 2, 3 and 4 bdrm units call/text 785-331-5360


1996 Chevy Silverado Truck Z71. Cab + half. 4WD. 168k miles. Excellent Condition. $5,595 OBO. 785-255-4423 or 691-7919

Must Sell! Whirlpool Washer, 4 years old, good condition, needs work, $50, cash only. Call 785-842-3960.

Large free-standing Cole2BR, garage, fenced yard, man 2-burner gas grill, $75/offer. 785-856-1555 or pets allowed, $500/mo, 785-914-9000. available immediately. Call 785-766-7589 Two 5’ white heavy metal shelving, $50 each/offer. Call 785-856-1555 or 785-914-9000.



Lawrence/Topeka 4 BR. 3 BA. Executive Home Wanted Professional couple relocating to Lawrence/Topeka area seeks a quality home to rent or buy. Could be a condo or a house (no rural areas). Ranch-style preferred but will review all options. A 3-car garage, deck, privacy in back are key criteria. Contact with details and property photos.

2013 Large-size upright freezer w/ice maker and large-size refrigerator, $500 each. Both rarely used. Call 785-856-1555 or 785-914-9000.


Chevrolet Trucks

GMC 2007 Sierra Z71 4x4 SLE. Long bed, extra cab only 18kmi, remote start, alloy wheels, tow pkg, B&W fifth wheel ball hitch. Always garaged. $36,000. 785-542-2967 Like New!



Sunflower Bank, N.A. in Lawrence is looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual to fill the position of part time TELLER! If you are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, detailed-oriented, possess good computer skills, and are looking for part-time employment, this is the job for you! Imagine the satisfaction of contributing to an institution committed to producing leading - edge solutions for our customers and true growth potential for our employees.

Tower Properties


FREE Rent Until 02/01/14!! 3 BRs $800/mo through July 2014! Call for Details!


Now Leasing for January Tuckaway 856-0432 Hutton Farms 841-3339


Part Time Teller


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

Chevrolet 2011 Cruze LT GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance, great gas mileage, power equipment, cruise control, stk#367191 only $13,815 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2011 Equinox AWD trade in, power equipment, alloy wheels, great gas mileage, stk#585713 only $14,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT remote start, alloy wheels, power equipment, very comfortable and affordable! Stk#139501 only $11,645. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2010 Impala LTZ, GM certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, leather heated seats, remote start, alloy wheels, stk#329911 only $12,817. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Thicker line? Bolder heading? Color background or Logo? Ask how to get these features in your ad TODAY!! Call: 785-832-7119

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2D Coupe, Jet Black, 5.3 V-8, Beautiful! $11,995



Only 2,150 Miles, Showroom Condition, Factory Warranty. $27,995 Stk# CL13-005C1

Dodge 2010 Avenger R/T, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, spoiler, steering wheel controls, cd changer, power equipment, stk#382331 only $12,415 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ford, 2011 Fusion SEL in white with tan leather. More loaded than any Fusion you will find. Beautiful ONE owner condition. Backup camera, Sony, Satellite, Blind Spot, and more. Sale Price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

2011 Lincoln MKZ P9984 4D Sedan AWD!, Black Beauty with Luxury Amenities! $22,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

Pontiac 2006 Grand Prix GXP, one owner, heads up display, tap shift, heated leather seats, remote start, alloy wheels, sunroof and more. Stk#314731 only $12,417 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

Only 42K Miles, Automatic, AV, Power Package and More... SAVE! Stk# DJC90401 $13,495 - NEW ARRIVAL Chrysler 2005 Pacifica Touring fwd, dual power seats, ABS, traction control, alloy wheels, quad seating, room for six, stk#341471 only $8,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2011 Ford Mustang California Edition, 5.0 Manual transmission, Low miles, Leather and sporty. Call Anthony at 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2002 Mercury Cougar XR P1229A

Chrysler 2005 PT Cruiser Touring Edition power equipment, very nice! This one won’t last long at $7,251. stk#478891. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Pontiac 2007 G6 Sedan fwd, V6 sunroof, ABS, remote start, spoiler, alloy wheels, cd changer, very affordable, stk#360551 only $9,888 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2D Coupe, Leather, Roof, Perfect Condition! $5,993

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

Chevy 2013 Volt fwd, all electric car! Come feel the power and enjoy the savings! Only 7k miles, Leather heated seats, power equipment, Bose sound, navigation and more! Stk#19155 only $30,814 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chrysler 2010 Sebring Limited leather heated seats, power seat, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power equipment, very affordable with low payments available. stk#11638 only $13,819. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200

Dodge 2011 Avenger Luxury one owner trade in, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power equipment, cruise control, stk#330001 only $15,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Carpets & Rugs


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

Automotive Services IBID4U

Save on Copart Auction Vehicles Cars, Trucks, RVs & More Lamar Automotive

36 Months

$0 Down

On Everything! EVERY Carpet EVERY Hardwood EVERY Ceramic EVERY Vinyl EVERY Laminate Nothing held back! No exclusions! Choose Anything! Warehouse priced from only 69c s.f.


Carpentry The Wood Doctor - Wood rot repair, fences, decks, doors & windows - built, repaired, or replaced & more! Bath/kitchen remodeled. Basement finished. Winter Special. 785-542-3633

$1500 min. purchase any combination you want. *w.a.c. Details in store. Limited time offer!


Limited, 1-Owner, 12K Miles, Save Big! Stk# NL13-258C2. $18,988 REDUCED

Dodge 2008 Avenger SXT FWD, V6, sunroof, leather heated & cooled seats, spoiler, alloy wheels, Boston sound, XM radio and more! Stk#324622 Only $12,775 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Mercury 2010 Grand Marquis LS Ultimate edition, alloy wheels, leather, power equipment, very nice, stk#370851 only $10,825. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

(785) 856-7100


Call: 785-832-2222 Fax: 785-832-7232 Email:

Honda, 2007 Accord EX-L. Carbon Bronze Pearl color, tan leather, heated seats, moon roof, clean history, very clean car. Side AND curtain airbags. NICE. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2009 Pontiac Solstice Base, Convertible, Just in time to enjoy the rest of the summer, Under 85k miles. Call Anthony 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Audi 2009 A4 2.0 T Quatro AWD, sunroof, leather, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, luxury without the luxury price! Stk#102811 only $17,875 Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Dodge 2012 Avenger SXT very sporty, spoiler, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, stk#475892 only $14,618 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX P1345B

2006 Lincoln LS V8 P1333A 4D Sedan, Stunning Pearl White w/Navigation! $11,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

2000 Mercury Grand Marquis Only 106,922 miles. Super clean and a clear Carfax report. Stock# 13H885a. Only $5,495! Call Mike at (785)550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence


23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

2011 Lincoln MKZ AWD, Heated, ventilated and power front seats. Amazing comfort at an amazing price. $22,995. Call/Text Joe 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

4D Sedan, Local Trade, ONLY 49,000 miles! $4,995


Foundation Repair

CONCRETE INC Your Local Concrete Repair Specialist Foundation & Crack Repair Driveways-Sidewalks-Patios Sandblasting-Concrete Sawing Core Drilling 888-326-2799 Lawrence

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

Decks & Fences

2007 BMW 525I

4D Sedan, Off Lease Special! $13,939

Automatic, 4 Door, AC, CD, Good Condition, Only 95K Miles. Stk# SL14-027C1 $6,995 - NEW ARRIVAL

2 Door, Roadster, Automatic, Only 55K Miles Stk# TST50807W1 $13,988

Sharp, Loaded, Only 102K Miles, A Must See! Stk# SL14-138C1 $13,995 - SAVE!

(785) 856-7227

2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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

Foundation Repair

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

ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145

2000 Honda Civic EX coupe, 73K miles, great school car in top shape! $6500. Call 785-766-7191

2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence



Automatic, 2 Door, AC, CD, Good Condition, Only 99K Miles. Stk# SL14-124C1 $4,995 - NEW ARRIVAL

BMW 2008 X3 AWD, power equipment, ultra sunroof, leather heated memory seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, stk#10400A1 only $18,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Certified Pre-Owned Honda, 7 year/ 100,000 Mile Warranty, Fully Inspected. Stk# D468A

Only $12,997 Call Marc at


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Guttering Services



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

Wagner’s 785-749-1696


Limestone wall bracing, floor straitening, foundation waterproofing, structural concrete and masonry repair and replacement, driveways and flat concrete 785-843-2700 Owen - ACI certified

Deck Drywall Siding Replacement Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors & Trim Commercial Build-out Build-to-suit services

Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Call 785-842-5203

Fully Insured 22 yrs. experience

Guttering Services

Home Improvements


Haul Free: Salvageable items. Minimum charge: Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home Repairs, In- other moving/hauling jobs. terior Wall Repair & Paint- Also Maintenance/Cleaning for home/business, ing, Doors, Wood Rot, inside/out plumbing/ Powerwash 785-766-5285 electrical & more. 785-841-6254

Professional Remodeling

•custom baths and kitchens •interior upgrades • windows • doors •siding •decks •porches • sunrooms •handicapped improvements

Plumbing RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER & Handyman needs small work. Bill Morgan 816-523-5703



Licensed & Insured-Since 1974

Home Improvements Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:

Garage Doors

913-488-7320 785-856-2440 - Lawrence

Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 30 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Ackerman Lawn Care Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, All jobs considered. 785-893-1509 Golden Rule Lawncare Lawn cleanup & mowing Snow Removal Family owned & operated Call for Free Est. Insured. Eugene Yoder 785-224-9436

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

Masonry, Brick & Stone

No Job Too Big or Small

Stone Mason- Ed Bethard 34 yrs experience Chimney repair, sm walls, tuck pointing, sm foundation repairs. Free estimates. 913-909-1391

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

STARTING or BUILDING a Business? 785-832-2222


Gutter Systems Inc. Seamless Guttering Proven Leaf Guards Free Est. • 913-634-9784

(785) 856-7067


Decks • Gazebos Siding • Fences • Additions Remodel • Weatherproofing Insured • 25 yrs exp. 785-550-5592

Computer Repair & Upgrades

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.


Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured. Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs. Call 913-209-4055 for Free estimates or go to

2011 Honda Accord LX 2.4 P1368

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2010 Honda Accord Great family car with low miles, Leather, Local trade. Call Anthony at 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

Stacked Deck

Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa St. - 841-3838

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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

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2D Coupe, Leather, Roof, Perfect Condition!

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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2010 Honda Accord EX-L 14B234A


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2006 Chevy Impala LT with 94,464 miles. power windows and lock this is a clean car! priced at $10,995 call Mike at (785) 550-1299. #13H863A LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence


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2008 Chevy Aveo Super clean inside and out, has been very well taken care of. Perfect for your student! Only 72,818 miles, Stock#A3614A. Only $6,995!! Call Mike at (785) 550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Pontiac 2009 Vibe fwd, 4cyl, great commuter car, great gas mileage, ABS, automatic, power equipment, very dependable! Stk#372791 only $9,815. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


(785) 856-7227

Chevrolet 2012 Sonic LT 5dr hatchback, great commuter car with surprising room. GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included. Great low payments available! Stk#10824A only $13,777. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


1992 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor. 13K. Well maintained. Looks and runs great. $2,700/obo. 816-812-6723.

2013 CHRYSLER 300

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 14T088A


Bus. 913-269-0284

785-865-0600 Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff Quality Workmanship http://lawrencemarketplac

Tree/Stump Removal Chris Tree Service

20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659

Fredy’s Tree Service

cutdown• trimmed• topped Licensed & Insured. 14 yrs experience. 913-441-8641 913-244-7718

Kansas Tree


Dependable & Reliable pet sitting, feeding, walks, overnights, and more! References! Insured! 785-550-9289

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

Needing to place an ad? 785-832-2222






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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 7B Crossovers



2012 TOYOTA CAMRY SE *for illustration purposes only

Honda 2012 Civic LX fwd automatic, ABS, power equipment, great commuter car, low miles, Stk#12514 only $15,714. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

2011 Hyundai Tucson GL FWD, Manual transmission, Local trade, 1-Owner with a clean Carfax. Great looking car. $16,216. Call/Text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring Base 13L296B 4D Wagon, Hard to Find Wagon, Local Trade! $12,242


2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S P1354A 4D Sedan, Local Great Buy! $11,350

AWD, Hard to Find, Only 44k Miles, Factory Warranty. Stk# SL14-118C1 $15,788 - SPECIAL


23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

Sporty, Low Miles, One Owner, Well Maintained, Under Factory Warranty. Stk# E074A

Only $18,995


FWD, Automatic, Sunroof, Alloys, 1-Owner, 36K Miles. Stk# SL14-112T1 $21,495 - NEW ARRIVAL!

(785) 856-7067 (785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

Call Mike at

2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047

Only 5K Miles, 1-Owner, Loaded, Like New. Stk# SL14-158C2 $20,495 - NEW ARRIVAL

*for illustration purposes only

SMART BUY! Great Gas Mileage, Nicely Equipped, Save Big Today! $8,495. Stk# NL13-315C1.

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

(785) 856-7100 2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

2009 Hyundai Sonata Garaged car and is in immaculate condition! Priced to sell and has only 104,040 miles. Call Mike at (785)550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Honda Fit Gray 4cyl, Great gas mileage and low miles 34,812. Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence


2008 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 14T164B

Fuel Efficient, One Owner, Well Maintained, Low Miles. Stk# R9774 2011 Nissan Murano SL P1146B

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

4D Sport Utility, SL Trim, Leather and Sunroof $26,583

Lexus, 2004 IS300, local ONE owner trade in. Beautiful condition, Thunder Cloud Metallic, Sport Design, navigation, and totally loaded. And only $9,170. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500


Hyundai 2011 Sonata GLS fwd, power equipment, cruise control, XM radio, great commuter car, stk#309142 only $11,874. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

(785) 856-7067

13M1397A 4D Sedan, Perfect nomical Car! $10,829



2012 Sante Fe Gray AWD, 4 Cyl engine, 23,348 miles. Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

Leather, Navigation, 1-Owner, Low Miles. Stk# NL12-342C1. $14,888 - SAVE

2011 Hyundai Sonata SE Sporty looking, Great local trade, Nice rims, Good MPG A/T with paddle shifters. Call Anthony at 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2D Convertible, Automatic, Blue w/ Black Top. $9,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

Cute, Gas Friendly, Only 50K Miles! Stk# H-TSC50697 $12,888 - CLEARANCE

Great Gas Mileage, Affordable, Save Big Over New. Stk# GMCB0001 $13,788 - REDUCED

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

(785) 856-7067

Volvo, 2006 S40. Sporty Passion Red sedan with moonroof, nice tires on alloy wheels, premium audio, and clean 2 owner history. FUN car! Sale Price $8,995. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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2004 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS Great car for winter with symmetrical AWD. This car won’t last long at this price. $8,995. Call/Text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2008 Hyundai Veracruz GLS FWD, Space for the whole family with 3rd row seating. Great local trade and 1-Owner. $15,995. Call/Text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

785-843-0550 2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047

785-843-0550 2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047

Crossovers 2013 BUICK ENCLAVE

2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 13T1406B 4D Sedan, AWD, Cold Climate Package, Local Trade! $14,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

We Buy all Domestic cars, trucks, and suvs. Call Scott 785-843-3500


Nicely Equipped, Very Clean, Nicely Equipped! Save Now! Stk# NL13-239T1. $11,995- SAVE

23rd & Iowa St. Need an apartment? Place your ad at or email

(785) 856-7100 2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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2012 Toyota Corolla LE Silver, 4cyl, Gets great gas mileage! Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Leather, 7-Pass, Loaded, Only 17K Miles, Like New Stk# JMT60134. $39,995- NEW ARRIVAL

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Ford 2008 Edge Limited fwd V6, leather heated seats, ultra sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, and more! Stk#58373A1 only $11,714. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 13T837A

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Mercury, 2005 Mariner Limited. Nice Silver Metallic, ONE owner, super condition, moonroof, like new tires, and side airbags. FWD, black leather interior, MACH 300 Audio with 6 disc CD, and heated seats. Free warranty, and only $8100. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2006 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury P1367A

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Vans-Buses (785) 856-7100 Lincoln 2006 Mark LT only 46k miles, leather heated seats, running boards, crew cab, power equipment, alloy wheels, very clean! Stk#381842 only $19,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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2012 Toyota Sienna LE AWD 31K miles. Rear captains chairs. Power - sliding passenger doors. Bluetooth and cruise. Call/text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Toyota 2008 Sienna LE fwd, V6, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, 2nd row quad seating, DVD, power equipment, cruise control, stk#560441 only $15,775. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Toyota, 2004 Sienna XLE. Beautiful local trade. 7 passenger van loaded with power side doors and liftgate, DVD player, JBL Sound, heated seats, and much more. Only $7,995! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7


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4D Sport Utility, Local Trade. Immaculate Condition! $9,995

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Mercury, 2005 Mountaineer AWD. Beautiful Mineral Gray, clean history, leather, third row seat, second row bucket seats. NICE. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Hummer 2009 H3 4wd, one owner, sunroof, power equipment, alloy wheels, running boards, very sharp! Stk#33048A2 only $20,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


GMC 2011 Acadia SLE one owner, dual power seat, ABS, traction control, On Star, alloy wheels, stk#554021 only $22,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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4D Sport Utility, Certified Pre-Owned, 100,000 Mile Warranty! $49,995

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Motorcycle-ATV 2007 Harley Davidson DynaGlide Retractable windshield, leather saddlebags. 500 miles. Great Christmas present. See to believe! $7,500. 785-690-7291

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Dear Annie: When I was a freshman in high school, I became friends with “Agnes,” who was (like me) something of a social outcast. Agnes still considers me to be her best friend. That was 10 years ago. We have both grown up to be very different people. I am repelled by Agnes’ lifestyle of promiscuity and high-risk behaviors. Although she is free with praise and is loyal in an odd sort of way, she is incredibly narcissistic and often condescending. Add to that a volatile and sometimes violent temper, and she is a person I no longer want in my life. Still, we have a history. When she says I am “the only one who has stuck with her,” I feel a responsibility to maintain the friendship. I am also fond of her 5-year-old son. I don’t want to be dishonest by pretending

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that her decisions, her manner and her lifestyle don’t bother me. But if I tell her any of this, I know it will lead to a nasty confrontation. The truth about my feelings would crush her. Should I tell her the truth for my sake or continue the deception for hers? — Conflicted Dear Conflicted: It depends on what you want. If your goal is not to see Agnes anymore, go ahead and let loose. People outgrow friendships all the time. You don’t have to maintain this one, although it

‘Lost’ star returns to television Sawyer’s back! Josh Holloway (”Lost”) returns in “Intelligence” (8 p.m., CBS), starring as Gabriel, a Navy SEAL implanted with a supercomputer chip. The plot is as original and preposterous (and occasionally fun) as “The Six Million Dollar Man” or “Knight Rider.” The fetching Meghan Ory (”Once Upon a Time”) portrays Secret Service agent Riley Neal, assigned to be Gabriel’s minder and sidekick. She’s supposed to keep him out of trouble and from going on freelance missions to find his long-missing wife, but she’s soon game for anything his super noggin can visualize. Gabriel has the ability to assemble a threedimensional crime blotter and “walk” through it as he assesses evidence. He’s also adept at “seeing” satellite intelligence and drone surveillance in his mind’s eye. The special effects are undercut by comic book dialogue. Intelligence director Lillian Strand (Marg Helgenberger) has few lines that don’t seem wooden. In an odd touch, both she and Riley affect a rather awkward walk, as if to remind us that we’re in a land where the line between people and robots has become indistinguishable.

Tonight’s other season and series premieres

Laurie and Travis spark discomfort on “Cougar Town” (9 p.m., TBS).

Chicago up-and-comers embrace warm weather on “100 Days of Summer” (9 p.m., Bravo).

A mother of six wants a new life on “Escaping the Prophet” (9 p.m., TLC).

Job insecurity abounds on “Being Mary Jane” (9 p.m., BET).

A simple yet profound guy with abundant facial hair stars in “The Legend of Mick Dodge” (9 p.m., National Geographic). Tonight’s other highlights

“American Experience” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings) presents “The Poisoner’s Handbook,” a look at the development of forensic chemistry in police departments in the early 20th century.

Coulson’s insight comes at a price on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (7 p.m., ABC).

Grave concerns on “Pretty Little Liars” (7 p.m., ABC Family).

Remy’s dark dream on “Ravenswood” (8 p.m., ABC Family).

A dying man becomes a “Person on Interest” (9 p.m., CBS).

Casey returns on “Chicago Fire” (9 p.m., NBC).

BIRTHDAYS Author William Peter Blatty is 86. Singer Kenny Loggins is 66. Actor David Caruso is 58. Talk show host Katie Couric is 57. Actor Nicolas Cage is 50. Actor Jeremy Renner is 43. Actress Lyndsy Fonseca is 27. Actor Liam Aiken is 24.

means you would not be around to show her son what a stable person looks like. But a true friend would tell Agnes gently and kindly that you are worried about her. In turn, Agnes, while not pleased, would accept your concern and not cut you out of her son’s life. Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for two years, and we have been together for 16. This is my third marriage and his second. He is 61, and I am 58. I work out of the home, and he is now semi-retired. I would appreciate some help with cooking or cleaning, but he always says I wouldn’t be happy with the way he does it. I’ve told him this is a copout. We get along great otherwise, but he is such a horse’s butt about this. Just yesterday, he made himself a sandwich for dinner and nev-

er even asked whether I wanted anything. He doesn’t pressure me to cook. I do it because I know he likes to have dinner and I enjoy cooking. But I would certainly never eat in front of him and not offer something. Is it too much to ask for help with cleaning and cooking or to have my feelings taken seriously? — Hurt and Exasperated Dear Hurt: We think your husband is a little lazy and has been trained to be waited on. He needs to step up and be more of a full partner. Separate the household chores and assign specific tasks for each of you. If you enjoy cooking, you could do more of that, and he could do more cleaning. Ask what he’d prefer. If he doesn’t follow through, do NOT pick up after him. Or, if you can afford it, hire someone.




Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker January 7, 2014

ACROSS 1 From ___ Z 4 Brooklynese “Y’all” 9 Zillions 14 California’s busiest airport 15 Like some limits JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS or garments For Tuesday, Jan. 7: spending might seem inevitable, 16 Like freakish This year you face a lot of strong but if you chill out, you could find a coincidences feelings, especially when you expe- compromise. Tonight: Share with a 17 It begins rience disruption or a forced decitrusted friend. with an sion. If you are single, you will meet Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) exchange at least one person with whom you  You might want to defer of photos could become seriously involved. If to someone who seems much surer 20 Old apple tree spray you are attached, your tendency to of his or her position than you do. 21 Tabloid send mixed messages often comes Nevertheless, if you are not careful, fodder up in conversation. a major disagreement still might 22 Some flower clusters The stars show the kind of day ensue. Tonight: Paint the town red. 26 Fragrant you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult  In your situation, actions 31 “Wherefore ___ thou ...” Aries (March 21-April 19) count more than words. You often 32 Got down  You can’t deny a volatile push yourself very hard without 34 “Movin’ ___ the East element that runs through your day. thought to the implications. Tonight: Side ...” Pressure builds because someone Choose a relaxing activity. 35 Muse in authority makes heavy demands. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) of astronomy Tonight: Beam in more of what you  Allow your creativity 37 Beach want. to flourish, and you will gain as a blanket? 38 Intense Taurus (April 20-May 20) result. You might have come to a fighting at  You might feel pressured and conclusion that you want to buy close range overwhelmed. A situation could be- a certain item that will add to the 42 Restaurant come more out of control than you quality of your life. Tonight: Ever reading thought possible. Tonight: Try to be playful. 43 Large, swift unavailable. Cocoon, if need be. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) mackerel Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Deal with a personal matter 44 ___ bodies  You usually flex well with before it deals with you. Your sense (planets, the unexpected. You might get an of humor emerges with a contrary comets, etc.) opportunity to test out that ability boss or older friend who challenges 47 “The __ Eagle” today. Tonight: Out and about. one of your loved ones. Tonight: (Lindbergh) Cancer (June 21-July 22) Happily at home. 48 Not near  You might decide that you Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) at all

can’t depend on a higher-up to help you. This is an excellent decision, though it probably would be best not to announce it to the world. Tonight: Work late. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Keep your eye on the big picture, especially as others seem to be reactive and difficult. Tonight: Choose something that you don’t normally do. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Deal with a partner directly. An argument regarding your

 Communication remains vigorous, but it could take an interesting twist or turn. Just when you thought you had a grasp on a situation, you will discover otherwise. Tonight: Let off some steam. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Be aware of the cost of being spontaneous. You might have set yourself back without intending to. Tonight: Be lively.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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51 Spielberg’s young treasure hunters 53 What things may be held in 55 Ukrainian city, to Russians 57 Space 58 Fingerprint, sometimes 65 Come next 66 Sharp, narrow ridge 67 Actor Danson 68 Colorado ski town 69 In shabby shape 70 Home for a hog DOWN 1 Beast of the Andes 2 Fitting occupation? 3 Wagon of yore 4 Not me or them 5 “___ Day Will Come” 6 Salt Lake City college athlete 7 Highway rig 8 Sister of 35-Across 9 It may be preached to the choir 10 Hilo souvenir 11 Important historical time 12 Hairpiece 13 “What did I tell you?” 18 Attempt

19 Design over 23 Wine-press residue 24 Dull and lifeless 25 Tough tissue 27 Becomes oxidized 28 Fall birthstone 29 “The ___ Reader” (eclectic magazine) 30 Grass square 33 Kind of basin or wave 35 About face, in the street 36 Detest 38 Cancun cash 39 Word of division 40 “In ___-horse open sleigh” 41 Piggies, to a tot 42 Jazzy wheel 45 Actress Quinn of “Annie”

46 Prefix meaning “on the left” 48 Leads, as a band 49 Long-legged shore bird 50 Treatment that works 52 As yet 54 “... __ he drove out of sight ...” 56 Wang of wedding wear 58 Type of shooter or soup 59 The ___ and outs 60 Clairvoyant’s gift 61 Prompter’s offering 62 Dog doc 63 “Addams Family” member 64 “L.A. Law” actress Susan



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Lawrence (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World, December 24, 2013) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS PROBATE SECTION In the Matter of the Estate of Margaret E. Hopkins Case No. 2013 PR 225 Chapter 59 NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are notified that on December 19, 2013, a Petition was filed in this Court by Theresa M. Benson, requesting that the instrument attached thereto be admitted to probate under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act be issued to Petitioner to serve without bond and the “Consent of Spouse,” filed


in this case, be determined exhibit their demands a valid consent. against the Estate within four months from the date You are further advised un- of the first publication of der the provisions of the this notice, as provided by Kansas Simplified Estates law, and if their demands Act the Court need not su- are not thus exhibited, they pervise administration of shall be forever barred. the Estate, and no notice of any action of the Petitioner /s/ Theresa M. Benson or other proceedings in the Theresa M. Benson, administration will be Petitioner given, except for notice of final settlement of Submitted By: decedent’s estate. GATES, SHIELDS & FERGUSON, P.A. You are further advised if By: /s/ Eldon J. Shields written objections to sim- Eldon J. Shields plified administration are Kansas Supreme Court filed with the Court, the Number 08266 Court may order that su- 10990 Quivira, Suite 200 pervised administration en- Overland Park, Kansas sue. 66210 (913) 661-0222 You are required to file Attorney for Petitioner your written defenses to ________ the Petition on or before January 16, 2014, at 10:00 (Published in the Lawrence a.m. in the District Court, in Daily Journal-World JanuLawrence, Douglas County, ary 7, 2014) Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be NOTICE TO BIDDERS heard. Should you fail to file your written defenses, Sealed proposals will be rejudgment and decree will ceived by the City of Lawbe entered in due course rence, Kansas, in the Office upon the Petition. of the City Clerk, 6 East Sixth Street until 2:00 p.m., All creditors are notified to January 28, 2014, for the fol-

Lawrence lowing: B1402 - AUTOANALYZER SYSTEM - UTILITIES DEPARTMENT Copies of the Notice to Bidders and specifications may be obtained at the Finance Department at the above address. The City Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. City of Lawrence, Kansas Diane Trybom Acting City Clerk ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 7, 2014) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of JACQUELYN ANN MOSHER Deceased Case No. 2013-PR-227 Division No. 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59




written objections to simplified administration are filed with the Court, the THE STATE OF KANSAS TO Court may order that suALL PERSONS CONCERNED: pervised administration ensue. You are hereby notified that on December 26, 2013, You are required to file a Petition was filed in this your written defenses Court by PAUL MOSHER, an thereto on or before Januheir, devisee and legatee, ary 30, 2014, at 10:30 o’clock and Executor named in the a.m. in the District Court, in Will of JACQUELYN ANN Lawrence, Douglas County, MOSHER, deceased, dated Kansas, at which time and September 12, 2013, praying place the cause will be the instrument attached heard. Should you fail thereto be admitted to pro- therein, judgment and debate and record as the Last cree will be entered in due Will and Testament of the course upon the Petition. decedent; Letters Testamentary under the Kansas All creditors are notified to Simplified Estates Act be exhibit their demands issued to the Executor to against the Estate within serve without bond. four months from the date of the first publication of You are further advised un- this notice, as provided by der the provisions of the law, and if their demands Kansas Simplified Estates are not thus exhibited, they Act the Court need not su- shall be forever barred. pervise administration of the Estate, and no notice of PAUL MOSHER, Petitioner any action of the Executor or other proceedings in the STEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. administration will be Matthew H. Hoy, #18469 given, except for notice of 900 Massachusetts, Ste. 500 final settlement of Lawrence KS 66044-0189 decedent’s estate. (785) 843-0811 Attorneys for Petitioner You are further advised if ________

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