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he big game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers will be shown at 5 p.m. today on Fox. But there’s plenty going on before that — NFL network will have the earliest pregame coverage today, beginning at 9 a.m. Fox’s pregame show starts at 1 p.m. Bill O’Reilly of Fox News will interview President Barack Obama at 4:30 p.m. For a viewer’s guide to Super Bowl-related television, see page 2B.

Solutions to bullying sought at workshop By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

Mark Twain scholar Alan Gribben is working with NewSouth Books in Alabama to publish a combined edition of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “Tom Sawyer,” left, that replaces the Nword with “slave” in an effort not to offend readers. He said the Nword appears 219 times in “Huck Finn” and nine times in “Tom Sawyer.”

New edition of Twain’s work replaces N-word large. And he got his start here in Kansas and at Kansas University. He found himself suddenly thrust into the national spotlight last month when news outlets found out about his edition of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” The controversy is all about the word. The nasty racial epithet. The N-word. It appears nine times in “Tom

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Alan Gribben hopes that you’re one of the ones who can read past the word. Gribben, a noted Mark Twain scholar and chairman of the English department at the University of Auburn’s campus in Montgomery, Ala., produced versions of the author’s works that sent shock waves across his academic field that rippled out into the public at

Sawyer” and 219 times in “Huckleberry Finn.” The word is gone in Gribben’s version of the two works, and replaced with the word “slave.” Gribben said he’s been disappointed that most television pundits and columnists stop listening there and don’t take time to listen to his explanation. Please see NEW, page 2A

Free State High School sophomore Mel Maddox spent part of her Saturday educating members of the Lawrence community about the atmosphere in local schools for gay and lesbian students. Maddox, 16, is president of her school’s Gay Straight Alliance, a school-based group that seeks to improve conditions in schools for those bullied for their actual or perceived sexual orientation. Lawrence schools, she said, are ahead of the curve when it comes to preventing bullying, but students such as herself still face frequent harassment because of their sexual orientation. “Compared to other schools I’ve been to, it’s a lot safer,” she said. “But there’s still some work do.” Maddox, along with other several other advocates and educators served on a panel Saturday at the Lawrence Public Library during a workshop titled “Bullied: We can make a difference.” After a showing of the documentary “Bullied,” about a high school student who was beaten for being gay, community memPlease see WORKSHOP, page 2A

Snow day studying credited in speller’s victory By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

South Junior High School seventh-grader Susan Rockhold credits Mother Nature for her win Saturday at the 2011 Douglas County Spelling Bee. She was a little behind in studying for the annual event — then came the snow. Susan spent the entire two snow days she had off from school to work on her spelling bee prep: reading and spelling all day. “It’s a lot of words I had to

study,” she said. The extra work paid off as she beat out 28 other fifththrough eighth-graders to earn her spot at the Sunflower Spelling Bee in March and a chance to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in June. In the ninth and f inal round, Susan squared off on stage at Southwest Junior High with Raintree Montessori student Seth Peters. Seth, who also qualifies for the state spelling bee for his runner-up finish, misspelled “contiguous.” Susan ended

the podium and quietly spelling her words. She said she had a few butterflies up on stage but nothing compared to the anxiety her dad, Ed, was experiencing in the audience. “I was so nervous,” he said. Susan’s mom, Rebecca, joked about her husband’s face contortions as he wiggled away wishing his daughter along. It was all worth it, though. “I’m so proud,” Rebecca said. “I’m just about in tears.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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the hour-long bee by correctly spelling “amarillo,” a type of tree, and finally “shrapnel,” for the win. “Yes, yes, I won,” said Susan of her immediate thought after uttering the last letter. “I have succeeded.” The spelling comes somewhat naturally for Susan, who also credits her affection for the written word for her success at the bee. “I love to read, which really helps my spelling,” she said. Susan displayed an unassuming demeanor during the event, walking slowly up to

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Gribben says he’s not trying to rewrite Mark Twain. He views his book as an alternative version for those too offended by the word to pick up the original. It won’t — and shouldn’t — replace the real thing, he said. It’s easy to dismiss this as political correctness gone too far, he said. He’ll still probably assign the ordinary text in his classes — though he does substitute for the word when teaching. This often elicits a sigh of relief from some students in his classes, which typically enroll up to one-third black students. And in the last 40 years, much of the media coverage around the novels centers on the usage of the word. There’s so much more in the books, Gribben said — the social commentary, the biting humor — that people can’t seem to get to because they’re blocked by the word. But what helped crystallize his idea to create a new edition was the response he got when traveling in the deep south and doing library lectures on Mark Twain. Teachers told him that the books are not banned outright in their districts, but the works are slowly dropping off lists of approved books that English teachers can teach in their classrooms. That’s not the case in Lawrence public schools, where “Huckleberry Finn� is taught in the junior year of high school in American Literature I and Advanced American Literature I courses. But across Alabama (and in other places, too, he’s found), fewer and fewer people are reading “Tom Sawyer� in junior high schools and “Huckleberry Finn� in high schools. It’s all done quietly, he said. You don’t usually read about it. “I’ve removed the last excuse for teaching two great masterpieces in American classrooms,� he said. ���

Back in the early 1960s, Gribben, a Parsons native, was a KU student, headed for a bachelor’s degree in English. He graduated in 1964 and went on to receive his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. “I developed my capacity for resistance and finding my own way at KU,� he said. That capacity has helped him in fending off the amount of hate messages — nearly 40 emails a day at one point, he said — he’s received since the story went national, he said. His father owned a photo engraving business in Lawrence for a time, and he still visits every few years. He said he considered Kansas, with its Bleeding Kansas history tied to slavery,

a good place to have these kinds of discussions. While an undergraduate, he participated in civil rights protests along Massachusetts Street and was inspired by professors, such as Stuart Levine, whom he had in English class. Levine, who still lives in Lawrence, said he has kept up with Gribben. “He is gentle, smart and kind,� Levine said — almost the exact opposite of the way he’s been portrayed nationally. ���

KU has its own expert on Mark Twain. Susan Harris is a distinguished professor of English and an associate director for the Hall Center for the Humanities. She’s known Gribben for years, she said. While she, like most academics, disagrees with his actions, she also said that she has respect for his motives. The work is too important for a word to get in the way of reading it, she agreed, but added that it’s important not to rewrite the past. She doesn’t substitute for the word in her teaching, but feels that the works shouldn’t be taught to junior high students, and probably not even high school students, except for, perhaps, honors classes. It’s difficult for younger readers to understand those themes, she said. But, as for the word, like it or not, she said, slavery is a part of our country’s history. And that can be an uncomfortable thing to discuss. “As long as we gloss over it, we’re not standing up to the painfulness of the word,� Harris said. The controversy shouldn’t detract from Gribben’s abilities as a Twain scholar, she said. His work detailing the contents of Twain’s library, including notes on the pages of books, has been “one of my bibles for the last 25 years,� she said. ���

Gribben doesn’t give many media interviews these days and is glad the book — and his introduction — will soon be hitting shelves nationwide so it can speak for itself. “I don’t see it as my place to run hither and yon and explain myself to people who don’t see fit to inform themselves,� he said. He’s not sorry, and he still thinks he did the right thing. And when Gribben needs some reassurance, he often turns to Twain. “Truth is mighty and will prevail,� Twain wrote in a note to himself. But it’s the rest of the quote that Gribben feels is especially pertinent. “There is nothing the matter with this, except it ain’t so.� — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/LJW_KU.

Humane Society mulls renovations By Mark Fagan mfagan@ljworld.com

Leaders of the Lawrence Humane Society will meet Tuesday to consider moving ahead with plans to renovate the organization’s shelter to include: � Separate isolation rooms for dogs and cats. � Dedicated air-handling systems to prevent germs and illnesses from spreading. � Comfortable rooms for visitors to use when meeting potential pets for adoption, and more parking spaces for visitors, employees and others to use. “They’ve decided that it’s necessary,� said Midge Grinstead, the humane society’s executive director. “What they haven’t decided is whether they want to raise the money.� That issue is up for consideration Tuesday, during the humane society’s board meeting at 6 p.m. at Central National Bank, 3140 Nieder

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United States Marshals on Friday arrested a man wanted in connection with the Florida hit-and-run death of 1993 Lawrence High School graduate Spencer Schott, according to Sgt. Tom Bingham of the Jacksonville Beach Police.

Bingham said Adam Shepard, 30, was arrested by marshals in the Chicago area Friday afternoon, though Bingham wasn’t able to provide other details about the capture. Shepard is accused of running his vehicle into and killing Schott, 35, in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., on Jan. 22. Shepard has ties to Tope-

Road, just northeast of SuperTarget. “We’re not going to rush into a decision,� said Charles Derby, a board member. “We’ll weigh all the facts and make an informed decision. There’s no set time frame.� As proposed, renovations would be expected to cost about $350,000, plus another $70,000 or so to install special kennels, Grinstead said. She’s already secured $75,000, through grants from the RICE Foundation and the Kriz Foundation, but no work can proceed unless more private money can be raised. While the humane society relies on tax money — $256,000 from the city of Lawrence, and $28,000 from Douglas County — to help finance a $1.1 million operational budget, the organization’s major capital expenses rely on donations and other sources. Renovations in 2007 cost the organization $696,000, Grinstead said, and the

By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — A proposal by a Lawrence legislator would require that second-hand stores maintain records of their purchases and that people selling goods show identification. House Bill 2059, by Rep. Tom Sloan, R-Lawrence, has the support of Lawrence police who say they are facing an increasing problem in tracking down stolen property. “Several sets of burglars we have dealt with know which stores in town have the weakest recording systems, or recording systems that they can manipulate so they

do not have to present identification for their transaction,� said Detective M.T. Brown in written testimony to the House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee. The bill would require that anyone selling items to a second-hand store show identification that shows their name, age, sex and address. If a minor were selling, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who would have to show ID. The measure would require second-hand stores, including pawnbrokers, to keep a register of all purchases, the seller’s address, sex and age, a copy of the seller’s identification card, and a gen-

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bers asked questions of the panel and brainstormed solutions to bullying. Event coordinator and director of Headquarters Counseling Center, Marcia Epstein, said the workshop was organized in response to some recent national incidents in which bullying based on sexual orientation has led to suicide. “This hasn’t happened in Lawrence, but we don’t want it to happen,� she said. “We can start a community conversation.� About 80 people attended the hour-and-a-half workshop. The entire community has a responsibility to stop bullying and promote acceptance, Epstein said. “There are so many things we can do� to prevent bullying, Epstein said. One option is to hold schools accountable, said Kansas University professor

ka, and police had located an abandoned car connected to Shepard on Jan. 29 in the Topeka area. Bingham said Shepard will be extradited back to Florida, where he faces charges of leaving the scene of a fatality accident. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

It’s the school district’s job to make sure the student is safe.� — Kansas University professor of education Bob Harrington

of education Bob Harrington, who was on the panel. Harrington urged parents who suspect their children are being bullied to stand up for their rights. That includes notifying schools when bullying occurs, following up on reports to make sure action was taken and documenting those efforts. “Some parents don’t realize they have rights,� he said. “It’s the school district’s job to make sure the student is safe.� For more information about available community resources, visit hqcc. lawrence.ks.us. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173

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U.S.-Russia nuclear treaty takes effect A new U.S.-Russia nuclear arms control treaty went into effect Saturday, securing a key foreign policy goal of President Barack Obama and raising hopes among officials on both sides that it will provide the impetus for Moscow and Washington to negotiate further reductions. “The treaty marks significant progress toward President Obama’s vision of a world without nuclear weapons,” U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said after exchanging ratification papers with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of an international security conference in Munich. “Partnership with Russia is vital to our continued progress and to all that we hope to accomplish,” she said. “We must build the habits of cooperation that let us rise above our differences to address urgent matters of global security together.” The New START treaty — the first major revamping of nuclear disarmament deals since the late Cold War era — was approved by the U.S. Senate in December after a bruising fight during which Obama pressed strongly for its passage. Russia ratified the deal last month.

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Seventy-three dollars — the ticket amount for not clearing your sidewalk of snow — may be the figure most on your mind as you grab a shovel this weekend. But city officials say there are other important f igures to remember too. The city has new data about how often city sidewalks are used that might give people extra motivation to make sure they do their part to keep sidewalks clear. “These numbers tell us people really are out there,” said Jessica Mortinger, a transportation planner for the city. “People sometimes say they drive by and never see anybody using a sidewalk, but that’s really not the case.” The new numbers were gathered in September — sans snow — but they show that pedestrians and bicyclists make up more than 8 percent of all traffic on some stretches of streets. The city gathers the data as part of the National Bicycle and

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Hackers target Nasdaq service Hackers broke into a Nasdaq service that handles confidential communications for some 300 corporations, the company said Saturday — the latest vulnerability exposed in the computer systems Wall Street depends on. The intrusions did not affect Nasdaq’s stock trading systems and no customer data was compromised, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. said. Nasdaq is the largest electronic securities trading market in the U.S., with more than 2,800 listed companies. A federal official told The Associated Press that the hackers broke into the service repeatedly over more than a year. Investigators are trying to identify the hackers, the official said. The motive is unknown. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the inquiry by the FBI and Secret Service is continuing. 3 | TUNISIA

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BOWLS AND CUPS OF MANY SIZES were available for sale Saturday at the annual Souper Bowl fundraiser for the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. TOP PHOTO, Cory and Heather Ornes, Lawrence, along with16month-old daughter Haley take a closer look at some of the bowls. AT RIGHT, Kayla Hedges, 18, checks out some bowls. The Free State senior was with a group of volunteers serving lunch as well.

Police fired at an angry crowd of 1,000 attacking the police station in the northwestern town of Kef on Saturday, killing two people and injuring 17 others, the Interior Ministry said. The official Tunisian news agency said the crowd had turned on police after the police chief “abused” a member of the community. A local journalist said the police chief slapped a woman during a demonstration, triggering the violence between police and citizens. The journalist said that two other people died on the way to the hospital, but that information could not be officially confirmed. The journalist, reached by telephone, asked not to be identified for professional reasons. By Joe Preiner Regional prefect Mohamed Najib Tlijali, calling for jpreiner@ljworld.com calm on a local radio station, said that the police official was himself hospitalized but under arrest. One pedestrian was taken to a Kansas City-area hospital Saturday evening after 4 | WASHINGTON, D.C. reportedly being struck by at least one Website aims to stop health care fraud vehicle at the intersection of 23rd and Iowa streets. The accident occurred just Health care fraud once was a faceless crime. Now before 8 p.m. it has a mug shot, even a smile. According to Lawrence police Sgt. Medicare and Medicaid scams cost taxpayers Randy Roberts, a man was crossing the more than $60 billion a year, but bank holdups are intersection from the north end to the more likely to get greater attention. south when he was struck by at least one The government wants the public’s help in trying vehicle and possibly more. Lawrence to catch more than 170 fugitives wanted for fraud, so police blocked off an area around the it’s developed a new health care most-wanted list, scene of the accident to control the flow with its own website — oig.hhs.gov. Most are dour; of traffic at the busy intersection. some sport smiles. Lawrence resident Joseph Henderson One name on the list is Leonard Nwafor, convicted in Los Angeles of billing Medicare more than $1 million for motorized wheelchairs that people didn’t need. One person who got a wheelchair was a blind man who later testified he couldn’t see to operate it. Facing time in federal prison, Nwafor disappeared before his sentencing. “We’re looking for new ways to press the issue of catching fugitives,” said Gerald Roy, deputy inspector general for investigations at the Health and Human Services Department. “If someone walks into a bank and steals $3,000 or $4,000, it would be all over the newspaper. These people manage to do it from a less high profile position, but they still have a tremendous impact.”

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then struck in the side by a truck heading east. Henderson said the man seemed to roll over the top of the truck and, though Henderson said he couldn’t see clearly, it looked like the man was hit by the next vehicle. Roberts said the patient suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the incident. Medical crews worked to stabilize the patient in an ambulance before transferring him to a LifeStar helicop-

Mortgages The Douglas County register of deeds recorded 75 mortgages in the weekly period ended Thursday. Breakdown by dollar value:

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ter that was waiting in the parking lot of Hobby Lobby, 1801 W. 23rd St. The patient was flown to a Kansas Cityarea hospital for further treatment. Officers are interviewing drivers and witnesses to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident. Additional details regarding the incident and condition of the patient were not immediately available. — Reporter Joe Preiner can be reached at 832-6314.

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by the KSBDC for their ability to grow, have vision, overcome major obstacles, and contribute to the Kansas economy. Area businesses to be honored are: Emerging Business of the Year: Audio/Video Concepts (owner, Shawn Markley), Ottawa. Existing Business of the Year: Printpop.com (owners, Devin Walker and Ladd Epp), Lawrence. ● Maria Ilardi, ARNP, has recently opened a psychiatric private practice in the Reed Medical Building, 404 Maine St. Ilardi previously practiced at the Bert Nash Mental Health Center, Menninger Clinic and Duke University Medical Center.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • A 45-year-old Edgerton man was booked into Douglas County Jail early Saturday morning on seven sex crime charges, including two counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, and two counts of lewd and lascivious behavior. The arrest occurred in the 700 block of Nelson Street in Edgerton. The man is currently being held at the jail, and his bond was set at $150,000. More details will be provided as they become available. The Journal-World generally does not identify sex crime suspects unless they have been convicted.

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Sixth Street. Work is expect- mile south of Douglas Couned to be finished by the end ty Road 460 is closed for culof February. vert replacement. The section will be closed for about Douglas County two months. ● Douglas County Road 9 is closed between U.S. High- U.S. Highway 59 way 24-40 and Interstate 70. ● North 200 Road is closed The road will be closed so at U.S. Highway 59 for crews can work on the bridge frontage road construction construction. It will remain work. The road will be tied to closed until late spring. the new frontage road that ● A section of East 1950 runs parallel to the new U.S. Road about one-third of a Highway 59. Work is sched-

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Pedestrian Documentation Project, which aims to provide good information to community leaders making decisions about future bicycle and pedestrian projects. Volunteers are stationed at specific counting stations during three two-hour time slots that include both weekend and weekday hours. The hard data is then used to create monthly and annual projections using methodology developed by engineers from around the country. Here’s a look at the numbers, although the city doesn’t provide specific locations in order to not compromise future traffic counts: ● Naismith Drive: 57 1 pedestrians per day or about 208,000 per year. ● Massachusetts Street: 509 per day or about 186,000 per year.

● West Ninth Street: 431 per day or about 157,000 per year. ● West 27th Street: 290 per day, or about 105,000 per year. ● North Second Street Bridge: 230 per day or about 84,000 per year. ● East 19th Street: 101 per day or about 37,000 per year. ● Harvard Road: 94 per day, or about 33,700 per year. ● Monterey Way: 92 pedestrians per day, or about 33,600 per year. ● West Sixth Street: 71 per day, or about 26,000 per year. ● Bob Billings Parkway: 60 per day, or about 22,000 per year. ● Iowa north of 15th Street: 55 per day or about 20,000 per year. The report also compares the amount of pedestrian traffic along the roads with the amount of vehicle traffic. West 27th Street had the highest percentage of pedestrians at 8.97 percent. When

you throw in bicyclists, the number of nonmotorized users grew to 13.95 percent. Iowa Street north of 15th Street had the lowest percentage at 0.22 percent. At six of the 12 locations, pedestrians accounted for more than 1 percent of the total usage. The other locations where that was the case were Naismith Drive, 8.22 percent; Harvard Road, 4.35 percent; West Ninth Street, 3.13 percent; Massachusetts Street, 3.03 percent; and Monterey Way, 1.23 percent. As for shoveling your sidewalk, the city is scheduled to start ticketing property owners on Monday for sidewalks that aren’t shoveled. The fine is $20 but court costs add another $53 onto the total cost of the ticket. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

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The four days that Superintendent Rick Doll already had called off classes earlier this year either will be made up as previously scheduled or not made up at all, thanks to latitude granted by state education officials. Doll But from Wednesday on out, any school time lost to weather delays or cancellations must be made up. And that either could be through additional minutes tacked onto each remaining school day, or by affixing a day or days onto the end of the academic calendar. Mother Nature likely will have a say as well. “If this is the only one (makeup) day, it’s easier to make the decision to add minutes onto the school day,” said Mark Bradford, the board’s vice president. “If there’s several more, I’d say, ‘Forget that; let’s look at a day or days to make that up.’” The board’s chance to decide whether to cut into after-school afternoons or shorten summer vacation likely will come during one of two remaining meetings this month: Feb. 14 or Feb. 28, Doll said. Bradford is looking forward to hearing what Doll recommends. “It’s a matter of talking with staff to see what’s best for kids,” Bradford said. Doll, of course, would prefer to keep schools open for the remainder of the year, with no more cancellations for inclement weather. But he notes that snow is back in the forecast for Monday. “We can’t catch a break,” he said. — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188.

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A HEADSTONE MARKING the grave of a number of pets and their masters sits Jan. 19 at the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery in Hartsdale, N.Y. By John Hanna

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HARTSDALE , N.Y. — Rhona Levy has her burial planned out. She’ll be cremated, her ashes will be divided into two bright red urns and she’ll be taken to the cemetery. Then, half of her will go into a plot with Snow, Putchke and Pumpkin, and the other half will go in nearby with Shaina and Twinkie. The New Yorker is among what appears to be a growing number of Americans who want to share their final resting place with their best friends — even if those friends were cats or dogs or iguanas — and are getting buried or reserving plots at pet cemeteries. “I’ve elected not to be married — it just didn’t happen, I was engaged a few times — and I didn’t have children,” the 61-year-old Levy said. “And these little furry kids, they just became my first and foremost love. So I wanted to be close after I died.” The International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories, with 200 members, estimates that a quarter of the nation’s pet cemeteries take in deceased humans, and the demand is growing. “We hear about it all the time in our membership, people asking for it,” said Donna Bethune, the group’s executive secretary. At the 115-year-old Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, which claims to be America’s first pet cemetery, president and director Edward Martin Jr. estimates the remains of 700 people have joined the 75,000 or so buried animals. Inscriptions on the mostly small headstones at Hartsdale, which slopes up from a busy boulevard but was appropriately hushed after a big snowfall, reveal the sentiments of some of the people who decided to join their pets after death. A headstone for Edward A. Way, who died in 1976, bears what sounds like a tribute to a perfect marriage: “Here we sleep forever, I and my beloved Bibi, my loving companion for fourteen years, together in life, together in death.” Bibi’s grave is alongside, labeled “Miss Bibi Way, 19591973.” Cemetery records indicate she was a cat. In 1995, Arthur Link’s ashes were interred at Hartsdale, joining his wife Marjorie and 16 of “Our Longtime Friends.” The 16 cats each has a name engraved on the black granite monument: Aspen, Fritzie, Ginger, Gidget, Muffin, Bambi, Cricket, Snoopy, Gina, Patches, Foxy, Buttons, Dudley, Omar, Khayyam and Valentino. Martin said he thinks the increasing number of humans — 10 or 12 in each of the past few years, compared with three to five before — may be related to “more people getting used to the idea of cremation.” Hartsdale and most of the other pet cemeteries contacted said they require humans to be cremated before joining their deceased pets. Martin says Hartsdale will bury any animal, “as long as someone says, ‘This is a pet.”’ He says 90 percent of the animals are dogs and cats, but records also show birds, guinea pigs, ferrets, iguanas, turtles, monkeys, rabbits, fish, rats and a lion cub. Celebrities from George Raft to Mariah Carey have buried pets there. “There is a legend of an elephant, but I can’t verify that,” said Martin, who took over the cemetery in 1974 and plans to have his ashes buried there.

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TOPEKA — Federal officials said Friday that Kansas hasn’t imposed strict enough limits on the potential air pollution from a new coal-fired power plant in the southwest part of the state. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency questioned parts of a state Department of Health and Environment air-quality permit issued in December, which allowed construction of the plant by Sunflower Electric Power Corp. The utility, based in Hays, wants to build the plant next to an existing coal-fired plant outside Holcomb, in Finney County. The EPA’s regional office in Kansas City, Mo., released a letter Friday from Administrator Karl Brooks to KDHE Secretary Robert Moser, seeking “dialogue” about the air-quality permit. The letter says the EPA finds the permit’s limits on emissions of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide too lax. EPA spokesman David Bryan said the state and the federal agency appear to disagree over whether Sunflower’s permit must be in line with tougher emissions rules issued by EPA last year. The federal agency wants Kansas to impose per-hour limits on the two pollutants, rather than 30-day averages. In a separate statement, the EPA’s regional office said short-term exposure to the two pollutants can cause people to have difficulty breathing and increase symptoms of asthma, resulting in more hospital visits and respiratory illnesses. “All we want to do is sit down with KDHE and go over those parts of the permit and get some answers,” Bryan said during an interview. It’s not clear yet what the letter means for Sunflower’s $2.8 billion project, which has bipartisan support among state legislators and the strong backing of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback. Bryan said the EPA isn’t stepping in to halt the project, and he wouldn’t speculate about where talks with state officials could lead. Sunflower spokeswoman Cindy Hertel said the company won’t comment until next

week about the EPA letter because, “We are still reviewing it.” KDHE officials also were reviewing the letter before responding. The permit was issued by Moser’s predecessor, Acting Secretary John Mitchell, who remains the director of the department’s Division of Environment. At the time, Mitchell said of EPA officials, “I will be very surprised if they have any problem with what we have done.” Brooks’ letter said the state agency “has not adequately addressed” concerns about proposed limits on pollution raised by EPA in August. At the time, KDHE was considering a draft of the air-quality permit that Mitchell eventually issued. Environmentalists strongly oppose Sunflower’s project, and the Sierra Club has asked the state Court of Appeals to overturn the airquality permit. The environmental group raises the permit’s provisions on nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxides as an issue, among others. Amanda Goodin, an attorney for the environmental group Earthjustice, who’s involved in the case, saw the EPA letter as a warning to Moser and other state officials. She described it as the first step in a review that eventually could lead federal officials to block Sunflower’s project. “This EPA letter points out one of the most obvious failings of the permit,” she said. “I think Kansas is just looking for a way to make this permit more lax.” Sunflower supplies power for about 400,000 Kansans and plans to build a plant with a capacity of 895 megawatts, enough to meet the peak demands of 448,000 households, according to one state estimate. Three-quarters of the new capacity, or 695 megawatts, would be reserved for a Sunflower partner, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., of Westminster, Colo. That’s long been a sore point for many critics of Sunflower’s push to add coalfired generating capacity, but the utility’s supporters say exporting electricity is as beneficial as exporting beef, wheat and other agricultural commodities.

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Billionaire Koch brothers now at heart of GOP power By Tom Hamburger, Kathleen Hennessey and Neela Banerjee Tribune Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON — The billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch no longer sit outside Washington’s political establishment, isolated by their uncompromising conservatism. Instead, they are now at the center of Republican power, a change most evident in the new makeup of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Wichita-based Koch Industries and its employees formed the largest single oil and gas donor to members of the panel, ahead of giants like Exxon Mobil, contributing $279,500 to 22 of the committee’s 31 Republicans, and $32,000 to five Democrats. Nine of the 12 new Republicans on the panel signed a pledge distributed by a Kochfounded advocacy group — Americans for Prosperity — to oppose the Obama administration’s proposal to regulate greenhouse gases. Of the six GOP freshman lawmakers on the panel, five benefited from the group’s separate advertising and grass-roots activity during the 2010 campaign. Claiming an electoral mandate, Republicans on the committee have launched an agenda of the sort long backed by the Koch brothers. A top early goal: restricting the reach of the Environmental Protection Agency, which oversees the Kochs’ core energy businesses. The new committee members include a congressman who has hired a former Koch Industries lawyer as his chief of staff. Another, Rep. Morgan Griffith of Virginia, won a long-shot bid to unseat a 14term moderate Democrat with help from Americans for Prosperity, which marshaled conservative activists in his district. By some estimates, the advocacy group spent more than a quartermillion dollars on negative ads in the campaign. “I’m just thankful that you all helped in so many ways,� Griffith told an Americans for Prosperity rally not long after his election.

‘EPA chokehold’ Perhaps the Kochs’ most surprising and important ally on the committee is its new chairman, Rep. Fred Upton. The Republican from Michigan, who was once criticized by conservatives for his middle-of-the-road approach to environmental issues, is now leading the effort to rein in the EPA. Upton received $20,000 in donations from Koch employees in 2010, making them among his top 10 donors in that cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. In recent months the congressman has made a point of publicly aligning himself with the Koch-backed advocacy group, calling for an end to the “EPA chokehold.� Last week the chairman released a draft of a bill that would strip the

EPA of its ability to curb car- era, the Kochs began to shift bon emissions. The legislation the discussions at recent is in line with the Kochs’ long- meetings from fundraising advocated stance that the fed- for think tanks to more speeral government should have a cific electoral strategy. minimal role in regulating business. The Kochs’ oil Americans for Prosperity At the center of the new refineries and chemical plants ground-level stand to pay strategy is a millions to Voters didn’t ask for reduce air this pro-polluter agenda, beefed-up role for pollution Americans under cur- but the Koch brothers for Prosperirently pro- spent their money well ty. Along posed EPA and their presence can with other regulations. be felt.� well-funded Koch conservative Industries is the country’s — Jeremy Symons, senior vice presi- groups, the group was seconddent of the National Wildlife very active in largest pri- Federation the congresvately run company, a sional conglomerate of refining, midterm election — in many pipeline, chemical and paper cases taking on roles often businesses. Their products performed by national and include Lycra and Coolmax state parties. fibers, Brawny paper towels Americans for Prosperity and Stainmaster carpets. Last is the political arm of the year, Forbes magazine listed Americans for Prosperity the brothers as the nation’s Foundation, which David fifth-richest people, each Koch co-founded in the 1980s worth $21.5 billion. A spokesman for the famously media-shy family declined to comment. Koch allies say the brothers act out of ideological conviction.

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Kochs in Washington When the 85 freshman GOP lawmakers marched into the Capitol on Jan. 5 as part of the new Republican House majority, David Koch was there too. The 70-year-old had an appointment with a staff member of the new speaker, Rep. John A. Boehner, R-Ohio. At the same time, the head of Americans for Prosperity, Tim Phillips, had an appointment with Upton. They used the opportunity to introduce themselves to some of the new legislators and invited them to a welcome party at the Capitol Hill Club, a favorite wine-and-cheese venue for Republican power players in Washington. The reception was a symbolic arrival for the Kochs, who have not always been close to the Republican hub. The brothers were known as hard-liners unafraid to take on conservative icons — even President Ronald Reagan and the American Petroleum Institute — whom they occasionally perceived to be too accommodating to liberal interests. David Koch ran as the Libertarian Party’s vice presidential candidate in 1980, when Reagan was the GOP presidential candidate. The Kochs provided initial funding for the libertarian Cato Institute and are key donors to the Federalist Society, among other conservative organizations. In recent years, they began drawing conservative media, business and political leaders to semiannual meetings in the West to discuss protection of the free-market ethos and to raise funds for their causes. Frustrated with the state of conservatism in Washington during the George W. Bush

under the name Citizens for a Sound Economy. He is chairman of the board of the foundation, which says it aims to educate citizens on “a return of the federal government to its constitutional limits.� Americans for Prosperity says it spent $40 million in the 2010 election cycle, organized rallies and phone banks, and canvassed door to door in nearly 100 races across the U.S. The organization found scores of energetic activists in the “tea party� movement to carry its message. Throughout this effort, Americans for Prosperity kept a strong emphasis on promoting its views on climate change and energy regulation. In 2008, AFP began circulating a pledge asking politicians to denounce a Democratic-led effort to compel oil refineries and utilities to clean up emissions of greenhouse gases through a so-called cap-and-trade system. AFP said it amounted to a hidden tax increase.

The cap-and-trade legislation passed the House, but died in the Senate. AFP began working to defeat House Democrats who voted for the bill, showing the power of its new activist base. AFP does not disclose spending in individual races. But it said it facilitated tens of thousands of phone calls and organized dozens of events in recent congressional campaigns. Among the beneficiaries, besides Griffith, were newly elected Reps. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. All three now sit on the energy and commerce committee. Gardner and Kinzinger declined to comment on their relationship to Americans for Prosperity and the Koch brothers, although a spokeswoman for Gardner emphasized that the group’s work was “totally independent� of his campaign, in line with federal election rules. Other committee members have deeper ties to the Kochs.

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., who represents Koch Industries’ home district, launched an aerospace company with investment help from a Koch subsidiary. He sold the company last year. His chief of staff is Mark Chenoweth, a former Koch Industries lawyer. The change on the committee is “like night and day,� said Jeremy Symons, senior vice president of the National Wildlife Federation, a nonpartisan organization that lobbied the committee to stem greenhouse gas emissions. “In the past the committee majority viewed the Clean Air Act as an effective way to protect the public,� Symons said. “Now the committee treats the Clean Air Act and the EPA as if they are the enemy. Voters didn’t ask for this pro-polluter agenda, but the Koch brothers spent their money well and their presence can be felt.� Republicans wave off such comments, saying the focus on the Koch brothers is just the left’s latest conspiracy theory.

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Ruling party leaders resign, but regime holds U.S. endorses plan for slower transition By Sarah El Deeb and Lee Keath Associated Press Writers

CAIRO — The leadership of Egypt’s ruling party stepped down Saturday as the military figures spearheading the transition tried to placate protesters without giving them the one resignation they demand, President Hosni Mubarak’s. The United States gave key backing to the regime’s gradual changes, warning of the dangers if Mubarak goes too quickly. But protesters in the streets rejected the new concessions and vowed to keep up their campaign until the 82-year-old president steps down. Many are convinced that the regime wants to wear down their movement and enact only superficial democratic reforms that will leave its deeply entrenched monopoly on power in place. Tens of thousands thronged Cairo’s central Tahrir Square in a 12th day of protests, waving flags and chanting, “He will go! He will go!” Mubarak, who has ruled Egypt with an authoritarian hand for nearly 30 years, insists he must stay in office until his term ends, after a September presidential election. The military figures he has installed to lead the gov-

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EGYPTIAN ANTI-MUBARAK PROTESTERS SHOUT slogans during a demonstration Saturday in Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt. ernment — Vice President Omar Suleiman and Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq — have offered in the meantime to hold negotiations with the protesters and the entire opposition over democratic reforms to ensure a fair vote. A day after President Barack Obama pushed Mubarak to leave quickly, the U.S. administration changed tone Saturday with a strong endorsement of Suleiman’s plans. “It’s important to support the transition process announced by the Egyptian government actually headed by now-Vice President Omar Suleiman,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said at an international security conference in Munich, Germany. She warned that without orderly change, extremists could derail the process. A U.S. envoy who met Mubarak earlier this week, former ambassador Frank

Wisner, went further still, saying it is “crucial” that Mubarak remain in place for the time being to ensure reforms go through. He pointed out that under the constitution, a Mubarak resignation would require new elections in two months, meaning they would take place under the current rules that all but guarantee a ruling party victory. His comment was an abrupt change in message — on Friday, Obama called on Mubarak to “make the right decision.” The State Department later said Wisner was speaking as a private citizen since his official mission to Egypt had ended. America’s confidence in Suleiman is not shared by the protesters, who doubt the ruling party will bring democracy unless they continue their mass demonstrations. They want the concrete victory of Mubarak’s removal — though

House Republicans go easy on budget cuts for Congress By Andrew Taylor Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — Republicans now running the House are barely touching Congress’ own generous budget even as they take a cleaver to many domestic agencies. A new GOP proposal would cut domestic agencies’ spending by 9 percent on average through September, when the current budget year ends. If that plan becomes law, it could lead to layoffs of tens of thousands of federal employees, big cuts to heating and housing subsidies for the poor, reduced grants to schools and law enforcement agencies, and a major hit to the Internal Revenue Service’s budget. Congress, on the other hand, would get nicked by only 2 percent, or $94 million. Recent hefty increases to the congressional budget — engineered by Democrats when they held power in the House from 2007-2010 — would remain largely in place under a plan announced Thursday by the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky. The plan, developed in close consultation with Republican Speaker John Boehner’s office, would cut

Charity begins at home, and Congress should lead the way with cuts to their own budget.” — Steve Ellis of Taxpayers for Common Sense Congress’ budget less than any other domestic spending bill, except for the one covering the Department of Homeland Security. All 12 spending bills left unfinished by Democrats will go into a single, enormous measure that Republicans promise to bring up the week of Feb. 14. “Charity begins at home, and Congress should lead the way with cuts to their own budget,” said Steve Ellis of Taxpayers for Common Sense, a Washington-based watchdog group. “Instead they’re protecting their bottom line while slashing everyone else’s.” The cut to Congress gets a little deeper, to 3.5 percent, if it were imposed for a full calendar year instead of the seven months that will remain in the current budget year. But so, too, would the cuts to other agencies — growing to 16 percent. When Democrats took over

Congress in 2007, they inherited a $3.8 billion budget for Congress. That includes money for members’ and leadership offices, House and Senate committees, and support agencies such as the Capitol Police and the Congressional Budget Office, which crunches numbers for lawmakers as they consider legislation. Since then, that budget has risen to $4.7 billion, a 23 percent increase over four years. The biggest jump, 11 percent, occurred when President Barack Obama signed a Democratic-written spending bill just after he took office in 2009. Among the first items of business when the GOP regained the House was to pass a bipartisan measure to cut office and committee budgets by 5 percent. That move prompted much selfcongratulation even though it would produce just $35 million in savings. For context, the deficit is climbing toward $1.5 trillion this year. Republicans bristle at the suggestion that Congress is getting off easy. They promise further cuts when the Senate pitches in and when the two chambers work out joint items such as budgets for the Capitol Police, Library of Congress and the Government Accountability Office.

New Congress spends little time in session WASHINGTON — Nice work if you can get it. The Senate was in session for five days last month. The House of Representatives was officially present for 11. But not really. The House halted business the week after the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson out of respect for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., who was critically wounded while meeting with her constituents. During the first month of the last Congress, in 2009 the House met for 15 days and the Senate for 18. At the start of the one before that, the House was in town for 16 days and the Senate for 17. Didn’t November’s election mean that Congress was supposed to roll up its sleeves and start fixing things? “Symbolically, it doesn’t look good,” said Jennifer Duffy, a Senate analyst for the nonpartisan Cook Political Report. The House chamber was empty last week as well. It’s

part of a revamped calendar from the new Republican leadership that guarantees members at least one work week at home in their districts each month, among other changes. “This time will be used to listen to constituents,” House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia said in a letter to all House members after the midterm elections. “The results of these reforms should be a U.S. House of Representatives that more accu-

rately reflects the Founders’ intent ... ‘direct and constant control by the citizens.’” If it keeps them out of Washington more often, all the better, one critic said. “The less time they are there, the less damage to this country they can do towards growing government, increasing taxes and finding more ways to redistribute my wealth,” said Daryl Bowles, of the Cooper County Tea Party in Boonville, Mo.

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Texas needs late rally to save Super Bowl week By Schuyler Dixon Associated Press Writer

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA receives an autographed Green Bay Packers Charles Woodson jersey from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, center, and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt upon his arrival Jan. 26 in Green Bay, Wis.

Obama hosts bash with mixed feelings By Mark S. Smith Associated Press Writer

W A S H I N G T O N — President Barack Obama might not be able to grin and (Chicago) Bear it, but he’s throwing a Super Bowl party anyway, his beloved hometown team falling one game short of the title tilt. Which part of today’s activities might give him the most heartburn? The Bears’ archrivals, the Green Bay Packers, fighting it out with the Pittsburgh Steelers? The Wisconsin sausage in the gift baskets carted in by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett? The pregame interview with Fox’s Bill O’Reilly? Fox is televising the game, so Obama is keeping with tradition — he sat down with CBS’ Katie Couric last year and NBC’s Matt Lauer the year before. It’s certainly not out of love for Fox. White House aides have denounced Fox as a vitriolic mouthpiece for the president’s foes. After some big fights early in the Obama presidency, the relationship with Fox has turned less contentious. O’Reilly said he believed it “will be the most watched interview of all time.” Despite the sometimes hard feelings, it’s hardly Obama’s first interview with Fox, and not even his first with O’Reilly. The two faced off in September 2008 when he was a candidate. Still, the live interview this afternoon f it neatly into Obama’s theme for this year’s bash: above the fray — albeit somewhat resigned — and good fellowship. It follows his appeals to turn down the heat of political rhetoric, first after his November election “shellacking,” then after the deadly shootings last month at a Tucson, Ariz., congressional district meeting. Hence the White House guest list — about 100 people, lawmakers and officials from both parties, and some glitz: Pennsylvania Sens. Robert Casey, a Democrat, and Pat Toomey, a Republican; Wisconsin Rep. Reid Ribble, a Republican who represents Green Bay; Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, one of two Republicans in the Obama Cabinet; and singers Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez, the husband-wife partowners of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. With the Bears on the sidelines, losers to the Packers in the NFC championship game, Obama has pronounced himself neutral — unlike last year, when he was “pretty sympathetic” to the New Orleans Saints, or the previous year when he rooted for the Steelers. His neutrality is born of a die-hard fan’s pain. Three days after the Bears’ season ended, Obama flew into Green Bay for a political speech and was promptly handed a Packers jersey and obliged to pose for pictures. He accused his hosts of “rubbing it in.” Later, during a factory tour, while saluting the long Packers-Bears rivalry and wishing the Packers good luck, he couldn’t help adding, “We will get you next year.” No sitting president has ever been to a Super Bowl. Obama said he’d like to go — if the Bears were in it.

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Mother Nature messed with Texas — and might not be finished. The questions now: Did the cold, icy blast ruin everything for the first Super Bowl week in Dallas-Fort Worth? Or can the region save face in the final hours before Sunday’s big game between the Packers and the Steelers? This was a long week even before snow and ice fell off the roof of the $1.3 billion Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Friday, injuring at least six people. Bad weather forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights, cutting short the time — and the money — fans would be spending in town. And just when things were looking up on a bright and sunny Saturday, snapping a 100-hour streak of subfreezing temperatures, snow was back in the forecast for today. “It’s a little depressing,” said Marc Castaldo, a bar manager in downtown Fort Worth. “I mean, this is Texas.” The cold week in Texas still amounted to an early spring break for the stalwart visitors from Pittsburgh and Green Bay. It wasn’t so fun for everyone else as 500 schools and day care centers in and around Dallas-Fort Worth were shut down for days, leaving crabby parents stuck at home with bored kids and few options because of the icy roads and sidewalks. Downtown Fort Worth was a deserted sheet of ice early in the week before things thawed a bit Friday. By then, fans were tiptoeing around puddles of slush and walking on shoveled sidewalks — the kind of scene one might find at the Winter Olympics. “Would it have been nice to have 50 or 60 (degrees)? Sure,” said Steelers fan Tom Detar, who drove in from suburban Pittsburgh early in the week even though he knew he would be going home before the game because tickets are too expensive. “But that’s

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Runners dash 2 miles, scarf doughnuts, sprint back RALEIGH, N.C. — On your marks, get set, stuff your face. About 7,500 people took part in Saturday’s annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh. The rules are simple and stomach-churning: run for two miles, eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and then run back along the same two miles. That’s four miles of running

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Liquor statistics The economic picture being painted by retailers who want to extend liquor sales to grocery and convenience stores in Kansas may not be as rosy as it seems.

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roponents of changing Kansas liquor laws to allow liquor sales in Kansas grocery and convenience stores are presenting some figures that are pretty attractive to a state in need of jobs and tax revenue. A coalition of retailers, including the Walmart, Hy-Vee and QuikTrip chains, is making its case for such a change by contending that it would generate more than 12,000 new jobs in Kansas while adding $216 million in wages and $72 million in new tax revenue for the state. Opponents of the bill say those numbers are exaggerated, but the proponents, known as the Coalition for Jobs and Consumer Choice, didn’t just pull their figures out of the air. They came from a study conducted for the group by Kansas University’s Center for Applied Economics. The 16-page report carefully supports its claims with a variety of data that leave some room for questions. Although the report concedes that the change would eliminate about 341 liquor stores and 1,154 jobs in Kansas, that number would be offset by an increase of 116 grocery stores with 3,987 jobs and 449 convenience stores with 9,349 jobs. And the new jobs would pay better and contribute more to the state economy. The report arrives at these figures by comparing the per-capita number of liquor, grocery and convenience stores in five states like Kansas with “restricted” liquor sales to the number of stores in five “unrestricted” states like Missouri and Nebraska. The report found there are more grocery and convenience stores per capita in the unrestricted states and, therefore, concluded that its sample “provides clear evidence that the market supports more grocery stores and convenience stores than specialized liquor stores when the market is deregulated.” The statistics may support that claim, but it’s a pretty shaky basis on which to promise that changing state liquor laws will bring 116 new grocery stores and 449 new convenience stores to the state. The report also addresses how changing the liquor laws could produce more alcohol-related taxes without raising alcohol consumption in the state. This contention rests heavily on shifting more alcohol sales back to Kansas from border states, such as Missouri. The report looks specifically at the Kansas City metropolitan area, which has 48 grocery, convenience or liquor stores on the Missouri side within a quarter mile of the Kansas border. Granted, allowing liquor to be sold in grocery and convenience stores on the Kansas side might be a convenience for some, but it won’t address the tax issue that will keep many of those sales in Missouri. Missouri charges an excise tax of $2 per gallon on liquor, while Kansas charges an excise tax of $2.50 plus an enforcement tax of 8 percent on packaged liquor. While the statistics in the KU report aren’t wrong, they may not tell the whole story. The companies that commissioned the report have an obvious financial interest in a legal change that would allow their stores to sell wine and liquor. The losers in this equation would mostly be small independently owned liquor stores across the state. Maybe the change would be a good financial deal for the state, but it’s probably not quite as good a deal as the coalition and its report contend. Kansas legislators need to look beyond the rosy predictions.

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Hard to keep up with change “Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future.” — The Steve Miller Band Allow me to offer you a few things to consider while you’re laughing at Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel. If you were unaware that folks were poking fun at the former hosts of NBC’s “Today” show, you are likely also unaware of a video making the rounds online. The clip, which dates from January 1994, shows Couric and Gumbel attempting to understand this new thing called ... the “Internet.” “What is Internet anyway?” asks Gumbel. “Internet,” explains Couric uncertainly, “is that massive computer network, the one that’s becoming really big now.” “What do you mean?” demands Gumbel. “What do you, write to it, like mail?” “No,” says Couric, “a lot of people use it to communicate.” She turns to someone off camera. “Can you explain what Internet is?” Folks online have found this greatly amusing, and it is. Still, I think we should cut Couric and Gumbel some slack. Because if it’s true time has made idiots of them, the larger truth is that it has made — and continues to make — idiots of us all. Try a thought experiment: Imagine you went to sleep in 1850 and awoke in 1900. How disoriented would you be? Well, you’d find there’s a machine now that sews, a device called a “typewriter” that writes, and a gun that fires hundreds of rounds a minute. Oh, and those who can afford it are enjoying a luxury called the telephone. The world has changed, but it has

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The point being, we have experienced — are experiencing — greater change at a faster pace than ever before.” hardly become unrecognizable. Now, imagine you went to sleep in 1961 and woke up today. As Grady used to say on “Sanford and Son,” great googly-moogly! Suddenly, there are fax machines, iPhones, iPods, iPads, apps, Wiis, HD, LCD, DVD, voice-mail, robo calls and microwaves to deal with. But the elephant in the elevator is this “Internet,” which has revolutionized virtually every human undertaking: sex, faith, news, communication, education, entertainment ... “everything.” The point being, we have experienced — are experiencing — greater change at a faster pace than ever before. But as a fish in water doesn’t know it’s wet, we, living through this challenging, disorienting, dislocating, “tectonic” shifting of everything, don’t always appreciate the blinding speed with which it is happening. I am reminded of how, back in maybe 2002, I interviewed a guy for some information, but he

couldn’t help me. “Why don’t you Google it?” he said. “What’s Google?” I asked. Go on and laugh. But understand that what makes yesterday’s cluelessness seem so funny in the present day is the subconscious but very real tendency to take for granted that we are history’s end result, the apotheosis of enlightenment, the thing toward which change was pointing all along. That’s what accounts for the smug amusement you feel when, for instance, you gaze upon one of those magazine ads from the 1940s where doctors are hawking cigarettes. But that sense of smugness is always folly, always fool’s gold, and never more so than now, when fundamental changes are occurring at unprecedented speed and you and I have not a clue where we’re going, what we’re going to be when we get there, nor even much time to wonder. We are too busy bailing water from the sinking boats of former lives and professions. We are too busy trying to divine the curve of the new horizon, as familiar old media, modes, models and mores die with bewildering suddenness and new ones snap to life faster still. So yeah, the video of Couric and Gumbel is funny, but it is also sobering. The fact that they can seem so utterly clueless just 17 years later is stark evidence of the speed with which our world is changing, charging toward an unknown future. Laugh if you want, but realize this much, too: The joke is really on us all.

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Good job!

To the editor: Here is a big “thank you” to all of the dedicated public employees who braved nasty weather to continue to provide the services we have come to take for granted. The City of Lawrence sanitation workers ran the routes despite bone-chilling winds, cold and snow. I am certain private enterprise would have told us, “Sorry, but we’ll catch you next time.” Lawrence’s emergency personnel — police, fire, and emergency medical personnel — performed their duties admirably. The weather provided yet another hazard in their already perilous jobs. Our water supply and wastewater operators continued their hard work to make certain we had safe water and sanitary sewer service. They may not have the most glamorous jobs in the city, but remember them the next time you get a drink of water or shower. The medical personnel at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Watkins Health Center were there to treat our sprained backs and egos following our falls on the icy streets and parking lots. Never mind the fact they were also there to save our lives, if circumstances demanded. The fact is we are reliant upon these people. Thank you for doing your job so well. — Leonard Pitts Jr., is a columnist for Bob Moody and the Miami Herald. He chats with readers Patsy Moody, from noon to 1 p.m. CST each Wednesday Lawrence on www.MiamiHerald.com.

Hidden tax

Film spurs thoughts on meaning of life Lee Siegel, a New York columnist, recently criticized the Coen Brothers’ film “True Grit” for expressing the post-modern view that life is meaningless. He compares it to the original John Wayne version in which “vital characters apply their will to the world” and have meaningful connections with other human beings. By implication, Siegel ratifies the belief that actions have consequences and that justice will ultimately prevail. The appealing thing about Siegel, a self-proclaimed liberal, is that he is capable of questioning his own orthodoxy and considering other points of view. He’s at his best when he attacks left-wing pieties and prejudices just as a writer like George Will is at his best when he attacks his own conservative base. Siegel’s criticism of the new “True Grit,” in fact, sounds almost like a conservative polemic against “moral relativism” and a pitch for traditional values. Siegel implies that the “life is meaningless” conceit is of recent vintage, but of course it’s been around for a long time. Shakespeare memorably called life “a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing.” You can’t get more pessimistic than that. It is true that contemporary arts have made a fetish of incoherence and senselessness, justified because life is meaningless. Gratuitous violence, anti-heroes and evil geniuses who aspire to rule the world for no particular reason have become clichés in movies these days.

George Gurley The miracle is that the “chaos and madness

reported on the daily news hasn’t turned humanity into a species of criminals and libertines or driven us into mass despair.” Actually, life really does appear to be meaningless — as well as “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.” The existentialists elevated this insight into a concept: “The Absurd.” The horrors of 20th Century wars encouraged suspicions of an indifferent, amoral universe. To write poetry after the Holocaust was barbaric, someone said. Dostoevsky was obsessed with the prospects for morality in a world without religious faith. The miracle is that the chaos and madness reported on the daily news hasn’t turned humanity into a species of criminals and libertines or driven us into mass despair. People continue to pursue some kind of meaning and behave according to values, even if they don’t pay off. The

inevitability of death makes even heroic lives seem fruitless. But Sisyphus still strives to roll his boulder up the hill and poets still write poetry. The firemen who raced up the stairs of the Twin Towers in an attempt to save the lives of others must have known that they were running to their own deaths. But we revere them as heroes because they didn’t yield to the absurd. Lee Siegel calls his column “The Last Critic,” and he may be entitled to that distinction. But I think he got it wrong about “True Grit.” The Coens’ version remains true to the original vision of purpose and justice. Jeff Bridges’ portrayal of Rooster Cogburn isn’t that different from John Wayne’s. Both suggest a scoundrel with a bedrock of compassion, morality and responsibility — a jaded, prodigal hero. By the way, when Siegel embarked on a riff about the hardships we live with today I must say I laughed out loud. Contemporary Americans are “mired in joblessness, banged around by soaring health care premiums and deductibles, slaves to the distractions and importunings of our proliferating gadgets, swamped by inarticulable unease.” O, the sufferings we must endure: Standing in line, filling out forms, our entertainments interrupted by commercials and our cell phone connections dropped. You gotta be tough. Don’t lecture us about “True Grit.” — George Gurley, a resident of rural Baldwin City, writes a regular column for the Journal-World.

To the editor: Cheers to Chad Lawhorn’s Jan. 30 article detailing the late charges on Lawrence citizen Kelly Elsten’s utility bill. We, too, pay our bill through the bank, days before the due date, and upon inspection we discovered two years of charges with the vague term “adjustment.” Director of Finance Ed Mullins seems quite callous in quotes such as “it’s pretty clear to most people ‘adjustment’ means ‘late fee.’” These days, the term “adjustment” can mean a myriad of things from a rate increase to a change in the billing cycle, not to mention its ubiquitous use in today’s cable, credit card and cell phone bills. If we were to take Mr. Mullins’ advice (“if you see an adjustment, you should ask about it”), we would be on the phone (likely on hold) for most of a day. What angers me is some entity replaced “late fee” with “adjustment” and, by keeping the dollar amount low, it flies under most citizens’ radar and results in a hidden tax. It seems deceitful. Had the city utility department used the clear and concise “late fee,” we would have discovered the error years ago and corrected it then, instead of spending valuable time digging through old bills. I’m glad Mr. Lawhorn brought this to our attention. Good Work! Tom Conroy, Lawrence

Quick cleanup To the editor: We want to thank all the road crews that cleared roads after the blizzard last week. Because the main streets were so accessible, our clinical staff were able to get to their patients. It is amazing how quickly the crews got out. I know they must have been working through the night. We appreciate your efforts on behalf of the community. Judy Bellome, CEO, Douglas County Visiting Nurses & Hospice

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12A Sunday, February 6, 2011 TODAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

L AWRENCE J OURNAL -WORLD

CALENDAR

THURSDAY

6 TODAY

Cloudy with a little snow

Mostly cloudy

Mostly cloudy and colder

Mostly cloudy with snow possible

Mostly sunny and cold

High 34° Low 14° POP: 55%

High 27° Low 9° POP: 10%

High 12° Low -3° POP: 25%

High 16° Low 4° POP: 35%

High 19° Low 14° POP: 5%

Wind NNW 10-20 mph

Wind ENE 4-8 mph

Wind NNE 10-20 mph

Wind WNW 6-12 mph

Wind NW 7-14 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 30/11

McCook 34/12 Oberlin 36/13 Goodland 34/14

Beatrice 32/12

Oakley 38/14

Russell Salina 34/15 34/16

Manhattan 36/15 Topeka 34/14 Emporia 34/15

Great Bend 36/15 Dodge City 32/16

Chillicothe 36/13 Marshall 34/17

Kansas City 34/14 Lawrence Kansas City 34/11 34/14

Sedalia 35/15

Nevada 34/17

Chanute 38/17

Hutchinson 36/17 Wichita Pratt 37/19 35/20

Garden City 36/17 Liberal 40/16

Centerville 32/11

St. Joseph 34/11

Sabetha 33/10

Concordia 34/13 Hays 36/15

Clarinda 34/10

Lincoln 32/10

Grand Island 28/11

Springfield 36/18

Coffeyville Joplin 34/18 34/19

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

Temperature High/low Normal high/low today Record high today Record low today

37°/4° 43°/23° 70° in 2009 -10° in 1982

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 7 p.m. yest. Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date

0.00 0.91 0.15 1.85 1.40

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 34 13 sn 22 6 c Independence 34 18 sn 32 16 c Belton 34 15 sn 24 7 c Fort Riley 37 14 sn 28 9 c Burlington 36 16 sn 29 12 c Olathe 35 13 sn 26 8 c Coffeyville 34 18 sn 31 17 c Osage Beach 39 19 sn 29 16 c Concordia 34 13 sn 28 4 c Osage City 35 14 sn 29 10 c Dodge City 32 16 sn 45 10 c Ottawa 34 14 sn 27 7 c Holton 36 13 sn 24 9 c Wichita 37 19 sn 36 16 c Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

NATIONAL FORECAST Seattle 54/42

SUN & MOON Today

Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset

7:23 a.m. 5:47 p.m. 8:43 a.m. 9:32 p.m. Full

First

Mon.

7:22 a.m. 5:48 p.m. 9:08 a.m. 10:29 p.m.

Last

New

Minneapolis 26/1

Billings 26/16

San Francisco 67/46

Chicago 33/16

Denver 34/16

Feb 24

Mar 4

LAKE LEVELS

As of 7 a.m. Saturday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

Level (ft)

874.45 889.50 972.27

Discharge (cfs)

8 25

El Paso 49/25

Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.

INTERNATIONAL CITIES Cities Acapulco Amsterdam Athens Baghdad Bangkok Beijing Berlin Brussels Buenos Aires Cairo Calgary Dublin Geneva Hong Kong Jerusalem Kabul London Madrid Mexico City Montreal Moscow New Delhi Oslo Paris Rio de Janeiro Rome Seoul Singapore Stockholm Sydney Tokyo Toronto Vancouver Vienna Warsaw Winnipeg

Today Hi Lo W 88 72 s 50 35 c 62 50 s 59 36 s 93 76 s 51 27 s 43 38 r 48 42 c 77 63 s 71 57 s 16 3 c 50 39 r 59 40 s 77 63 s 61 48 s 40 25 i 51 47 sh 62 41 s 75 41 pc 28 18 c 32 15 sn 82 59 pc 37 26 s 51 45 pc 95 78 s 65 43 s 45 23 pc 86 75 c 40 32 s 90 68 t 56 45 pc 34 24 sn 45 41 r 57 48 s 39 36 c 14 -11 sn

Hi 89 44 64 63 94 38 51 51 75 68 9 43 62 73 57 44 50 61 71 27 26 81 30 58 93 67 47 86 39 79 50 31 45 62 43 -7

Mon. Lo W 74 s 39 r 49 s 38 pc 74 s 30 c 38 s 41 s 64 c 50 pc -1 sn 29 r 38 s 64 s 45 sh 20 s 37 r 39 s 43 s 14 sn 17 c 54 c 24 pc 43 s 79 s 44 s 27 c 75 pc 32 c 70 c 38 s 15 sn 41 c 53 s 34 pc -10 pc

Houston 64/35

Fronts Cold

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Atlanta 54/39

Warm Stationary

Miami 80/67

Precipitation Showers T-storms

Rain

Flurries

Snow

Ice

-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: A clipper system will spread light snow from the northern Plains to the Midwest today. A touch of snow and a wintry mix will even reach all the way to northern Texas. Snow will wind down over Maine behind a departing storm. The northern Rockies will get heavy snow. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 37 15 c 43 24 c Memphis 50 33 pc 37 26 c Anchorage 22 9 s 24 19 pc Miami 80 67 pc 80 57 pc Atlanta 54 39 s 53 29 sh Milwaukee 30 15 sn 20 2 c Austin 58 29 pc 54 30 pc Minneapolis 26 1 c 8 -13 c Baltimore 44 28 s 46 33 pc Nashville 50 36 pc 43 25 sn Birmingham 56 39 s 49 25 sh New Orleans 64 43 s 51 34 pc Boise 48 34 c 48 27 pc New York 40 30 pc 43 32 pc Boston 39 26 pc 39 29 pc Omaha 32 8 sn 18 -3 c Buffalo 34 26 c 36 13 sn Orlando 68 57 sh 73 45 r Cheyenne 30 18 sn 40 3 sn Philadelphia 42 30 s 44 32 pc Chicago 33 16 sn 22 3 c Phoenix 68 45 s 72 45 s Cincinnati 44 30 c 35 15 sf Pittsburgh 36 28 c 40 21 sn Cleveland 36 28 c 32 12 sn Portland, ME 39 14 sn 37 28 pc Dallas 44 29 c 45 37 pc Portland, OR 54 42 r 50 37 r Denver 34 16 sn 44 5 c Reno 60 31 s 62 25 s Des Moines 30 7 sn 16 -5 c Richmond 50 32 s 55 35 pc Detroit 33 25 sn 31 7 sf Sacramento 70 39 pc 66 37 pc El Paso 49 25 s 58 32 s St. Louis 37 22 sn 30 14 sf Fairbanks 0 -21 s 6 -6 pc Salt Lake City 44 33 c 48 24 c Honolulu 81 68 r 78 68 sh San Diego 72 51 s 69 53 s Houston 64 35 pc 55 37 s San Francisco 67 46 s 62 45 s Indianapolis 38 25 c 30 8 sn Seattle 54 42 r 49 35 r Kansas City 34 11 sn 25 5 c Spokane 38 32 sn 37 20 c Las Vegas 65 43 s 66 45 s Tucson 66 35 s 71 39 s Little Rock 46 30 c 42 24 pc Tulsa 36 23 sn 33 24 c Los Angeles 78 54 s 75 54 s Wash., DC 48 33 s 48 33 pc National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Melbourne, FL 87° Low: Berlin, NH -13°

WEATHER HISTORY The “Blizzard of ‘78” was in its early stages on this date in 1978. It dumped 14 inches in Baltimore, 16 inches in Philadelphia and 18 inches in New York City.

Q:

WEATHER TRIVIA™ Where is the warmest place in the lower 48 states during winter?

Key West, Fla. The average daily temperature is 70(F).

Feb 18

7 MONDAY

Washington 48/33

Kansas City 34/11 Los Angeles 78/54

Feb 11

New York 40/30

Detroit 33/25

A:

LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 7 p.m. Saturday.

BRIEFLY KU Hospital recognized with nursing award Kansas University Hospital has been honored by the American Nurses Association with the Outstanding Nursing Quality award. The association gives the awards to recognize a demonstrated sustained improvement in patient care and high nurse job satisfaction. The hospital was the top academic medical center to earn the honor. Four other hospitals earned the award in other categories from among the 1,700 hospitals that report results to the ANA’s database.

Feds investigating bald eagle death SMITH CENTER — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is looking into the death last month of a bald eagle in Smith County. A landowner found the dead bird at 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day and called local authorities, who contacted fish and wildlife agents. It’s a violation of federal law to kill any eagle. Authorities are asking anyone with information about the bird’s death contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s office of law enforcement.

The Ladies of Lawrence Artwork (LOLA) cooperative’s Valentine Show, with works for sale from nine local artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Greenroom Salon, 924 1/2 Mass. Prairie Wind Festival, 1 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Cooking class: Giddy Ganache, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Bayleaf, 717 Mass. Zumba workout with Barry Barnes, 1 p.m., Lawrence Athletic Club, 3201 Mesa Way. Shape Note Sing by the Kaw Valley Shape Note Singing Association, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive. Bleeding Kansas 2011 Lecture Series, “Border State Son: Harry S. Truman on the War Between the States,” by Dave Schafer, historian and native Kansan, 2 p.m., Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St., Lecompton. Scary Larry Kansas Bike Polo, 7 p.m., Edgewood Park, Maple Lane and Miller Drive. Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly prizes, 8 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Speakeasy Sunday: a variety show & jam session hosted by Dumptruck Butterlips, 8 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Seafayer, Parlours, Canby, Sam Billen, 6:30 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

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WAW Club, will talk about the William Allen White Award nominees, sixth- through eighth-grade list, have snacks and vote on favorite book. 4:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. North Lawrence Improvement Association’s 4th annual chili feed, 6 p.m., Union Pacific Depot, Second and Locust streets, free (donations welcome), more information: 8427232. Douglas County Conservation District’s annual meeting and dinner, 6:30 p.m., Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Zumba workout with Barry Barnes, 7 p.m., Lawrence Athletic Club, 3201 Mesa Way. Amos Lee, doors open at 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St. Baldwin City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 803 S. Eighth St. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Mudstomp Monday, One Year Bash, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Dollar Bowling, Royal Crest Bowling Lanes, 933 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Baby Grandmas present: Sad Bastard Night! 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Karaoke Idol!, “Safari” theme, Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

8 TUESDAY

Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m.,

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An afternoon with the Festival Singers The Unitarian Chamber Music Series welcomes the William Baker Festival Singers to join the newly formed Lawrence Festival Singers, led by Kathryn Huey, today at the Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road. Single admission is $8. The concerts start at 2:30 p.m. 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Cooking class: La Cuisine de Chez Vous Part 2: Flavors of Provence, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Bayleaf, 717 Mass. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. OMA and SUA present speaker Tim Wise during Hate Out Week, 7 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752. Black Violin, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions with DJ Proof, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass. MC Night Valentine’s party with The Phantom, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. It’s Karaoke Time with Sam and Dan, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

9 WEDNESDAY Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. University-Community Forum, “What Healthcare Reform Means for LMH,” Gene Myer, president of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, noon, ECM, 1204 Oread Ave. “NASA’s Space-Based View of a Changing Climate and Its Implications,” by Dr. Jack A. Kaye, NASA, 3 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Waverunners Club, activities and stories for children, 3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, 7 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Zumba workout with Barry Barnes, 7:15 p.m., Lawrence Athletic Club, 3201 Mesa Way. “’Pious Hypocrisies’: Mark Twain, the Philippines, and America’s Christian Mission,”

lecture by KU professor Susan K. Harris, 7:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. DCAP Benefit Show, Safe & Sound AIDS Benefit, 7:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Dollar Bowling, Royal Crest Bowling Lanes, 933 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. King Dong’s Variety Hour, Johnny Booth’s Rebel Revue, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

ONGOING

AARP volunteer income tax assistance for low- to moderate-income senior citizens, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., through April 18. “Crossroads” Art at the Blue Dot, artists Robert Lundbom, Edmee Rodriguez, Ryan Hasler and Carol Beth Whalen, featuring photographs, drawings, prints, cards and painted gourds, Blue Dot Salon, 15 E. Seventh St., through April 28 “Just Like Heaven: New Works by Jimmy Trotter,” Wednesday through Sunday, Wonder Fair, 803 1/2 Mass., through Feb. 20. “Fresh Start. Works in Progress,” this exhibit is a chance for the public to get a glimpse into “what’s coming” from 20 Kansas artists, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., through March 11. Paraguay Through Children’s Eyes, A Kansas-Paraguay Partners & Peace Corps Project. The exhibit features 30 photographs taken by rural schoolchildren from Paraguay, through Feb. 14, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Art from the Heart and Robert Ault Retrospective, featuring work by the art therapy pioneer, Wednesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 13, 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass. “Celebrate People’s History!: Posters of Resistance and Revolution,” weekends noon to 6 p.m., Lawrence Percolator, in the alley near Ninth and New Hampshire streets, through Feb. 6. “Note to Self,” new images by Rick Mitchell; “Metamorphosis,” new paintings by Susan Grace; and “Water, Color, Paper, Paint,” paintings by Heather Smith Jones, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., through Feb. 5. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Site Specifics, New Media Gallery, through Feb. 27; Media Memes: Images, Technology and Making the News, through Feb. 6; Dan Perjovschi artist-in-residence project, Central Court, through Feb. 6; selected works for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, Jan. 25-Feb. 27. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss. Lawrence Public Library storytimes: Toddler storytime, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Library storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays; Storytime in Spanish, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays; Books & Babies, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Wednesdays, 707 Vt.

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LINCOLN, NEB. — Brady Morningstar has been playing so well lately, he’s starting to remind his teammates of somebody whose jersey hangs in the Allen Fieldhouse rafters. “Brady to me is playing like Kirk Hinrich,” Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris marveled after watching senior guard Morningstar ● For more score 19 points on Kansas off 5-of-7 threeUniversity’s point shooting final trip to and dish six Lincoln, Neb., assists against including no turnovers in audio, a the Jayhawks’ photo gallery, 86-66 victory message over Nebraska boards, The on Saturday in Keegan RatDevaney Cenings and ter. more, go to “He is shootKUsports.com ing threes, getting to the basket, dishing it out. I think he’s been watching tapes of Kirk,” Morris added after scoring 16 points and grabbing seven rebounds. Actually, Morningstar — who led KU in scoring for the first time in his career and tallied his highest point total in a Big 12 game (he had 14 versus Colorado on Jan. 25 and 14 versus K-State last season) — has been watching tape of a fellow guard. But not Hinrich. “Our video coordinator (Jeff Forbes) taped a couple games of Jimmer,” Morningstar said of BYU phenom Jimmer Fredette. “I saw some of the 40-point game he had. “I’m not hopping on Jimmer’s back,” he added of copying Fredette, “but I saw how carefree he is, how much fun he has playing ball, and I think I’ve made an effort to play that way, too. To have more fun.” Morningstar admittedly has a lot more fun when his shot is falling. He has made 11 of his last 18 threes over four games after that horrid stretch in which he made two of 19.

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MARKIEFF MORRIS, LEFT, AND BRADY MORNINGSTAR CELEBRATE a three-point basket by Morris during the second half against

LINCOLN, NEB. — Balance. Efficiency. Unselfishness. Versatility. Depth. They all described Kansas University’s 2008 national-championship team, and they all fit this year’s squad, which illustrated that in convincing fashion Saturday during a twohour clinic on how to turn ball movement into points. No Kansas player took more than eight shots from the field, and the Jayhawks defeated Nebraska, 86-66, in the first sellout at the Devaney Center since the ’08 team visited in January. That team did some things better than this one, such as defend the post and the perimeter, and score more efficiently in transition. Then again, the country, and certainly the Big 12, isn’t stocked with as much experienced talent now as three years ago. As was the case with the ’08 team, this one has seven starters. Sasha Kaun and Sherron Collins technically didn’t start, but they often finished games and looked like starters when they played. The same goes for Brady Morningstar and Thomas Robinson on this 22-1 team. Josh Selby (stress reaction, right foot) sat this one out, so naturally Morningstar, his replacement in the starting lineup, was the star of the game. Morningstar consistently fed the post and would have finished with far more than six assists had hard fouls not denied KU’s big men field goals. The ball moves when he’s on the court, and when the ball moves a post player gets a oneon-one matchup or a perimeter player gets an open shot. Nebraska made one of Morningstar’s beneficiaries earn his points at the line, and Thomas Robinson made the Huskers pay for their Hack-a-T-Rob — that really rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? — strategy. He hit his first

Please see MORNINGSTAR, page 4B Nebraska. Morningstar led the Jayhawks with a season-best 19 points in an 86-66 victory Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

TO THE VICTOR OF TODAY’S GAME goes the Vince Lombardi trophy, like the one at right — only bigger.

Super Bowl more than just a game ————

Today’s big game ‘cultural phenomenon’ of commercialism and patriotism and, oh yeah, football By Bill Glauber

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS — This is why the Super Bowl matters. It’s Patti and Roy Asmus of Rosendale, Wis., plunking down $5,000 apiece for a trip to the big game. They’re Green Bay Packers fans, with a love of team passed down through the generations. “My parents were at the Ice Bowl in 1967,” says Patti Asmus, a schoolteacher. “It seems only fitting we

would do this. It’s in our blood.” It’s Donald Driver, a veteran wide receiver for the Packers, enduring season after season, waiting for his chance to be part of the history of the Super Bowl. “As a kid, you watch them on TV and you dream about it,” he says. “So when it finally comes, you can’t let it slip away.” And it is a state fair times 50, a week-long party wrapped around a single game, a supersized version of America in all its garish, zany, contradictory and wonderful splendor. “A Super Bowl becomes a convention of Americana,” says sports agent Leigh Steinberg. “For that one week, big business, big politics, big sports, big entertainment all come together.”

SUPER BOWL XLV Who: Steelers vs. Packers When: 5 p.m. today TV: FOX (cable channels 4, 204) Line: Packers by 3 Today’s Super Bowl XLV matches the Packers against the Pittsburgh Steelers, two fabled franchises bringing to a close another season of America’s most popular and violent team game. Sure, it’s just one game, played every year. But the Super Bowl is bigger than a 60-minute contest waged by gargantuan athletes. It is our national mid-winter

festival. An anticipated 100 million people will watch the game on television sets in bars, restaurants and homes across the USA, including at the White House in Washington. Imagine: Around a third of the country’s residents sitting down to watch a single event. “That’s what makes this such a cultural phenomenon,” says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who will bring his son Tommy to the White House Super Bowl party. “People who don’t normally watch sporting events watch this — the commercials, too.” It is patriotic (anthems, flags and military flyovers) and commercial (the average 30-second TV ad goes for $3 million a pop and even the halftime show gets a corporate sponsor).

And it is where the haves and have-nots rarely mingle, whether at parties during the Super Bowl week buildup or at the actual game on Super Bowl Sunday. The cheapest ticket is $600 face value, and that gets a seat in the nosebleeds at Cowboys Stadium, the billion-dollar plus, saucer-shaped building that looks as if Martians landed in Texas. Others will spend thousands more at ticket brokers for a chance to claim a seat and peer down at the athletes or simply look at the gigantic television screens that hang over the field. The Super Bowl wasn’t always like this, of course. In Please see TODAY, page 2B


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IRVING, TEXAS — Charles Woodson has been asked to do a lot of things during his NFL career. Cover, tackle, blitz. The versatile cornerback has said he doesn’t define himself by worrying about positions and titles, considering himself just a football player. But in the last few weeks, Woodson has become even more than that to the Packers. He’s become a vocal leader for the team, both before and after games. When the Packers selected captains for their postseason run — a Green Bay tradition — those captains Woodson selected Woodson to be their voice. “They pushed me out there,” said the 34-year-old, a 13-year veteran. “Mike (McCarthy) asked us how we wanted to do pregame, and the guys said, ‘Charles, you’ll do it.’ That was the end of it. I didn’t have a say in it.” Since then, he’s had a lot to say. Perhaps the most interesting speech came in Chicago two weeks ago when Woodson called out President Obama. After hearing before the NFC Championship Game that the Bears’ Fanin-Chief would attend the Super Bowl if his favorite team was able to advance, Woodson told his victorious teammates, “If he won’t come see us, we’ll go see him!” Woodson has been a stellar player for the Packers since he arrived in Green Bay in 2006, winning Defensive Player of the Year last season. But the Packers wanted more. “I felt that he had a lot more to offer as a leader,” McCarthy said. “Just to watch him in that position, it’s been special, and the football team has responded to it. He has a lot to offer. He has a big heart.” He’s also one of the few Packers with Super Bowl experience, although not all of the memories are pleasant. He was on the Raiders team that lost to the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII. “I thought we were going to win,” Woodson said. “I felt good about that day, but it didn’t happen. I just remember that feeling. I remember being out there playing. I was playing with a broken leg and thinking to myself, this is what I am here for, this is why I had the surgery, to put the plate in my leg, to have the opportunity to win a Super Bowl.” Woodson was released by the Raiders in 2004, but instead of being snatched up promptly, he had to make calls to teams around the league asking if they’d be interested in his services. Many never called back. Some offered tryouts. Only the Packers had genuine interest. “I had a bad rap,” he said. “I was a little bit of a wild child. I enjoyed myself as a young man. I guess they were tired of it. That is one of the reasons why I was out of Oakland and why nobody wanted to take a shot on me. There was talk about my game declining and not being the player that I was and that I had lost a step. All of that came into play when it came to finding another team.” He’s no longer a wild child. Now he’s a man. The man. And the voice of the Packers. “At times you’re led to speak, and you do that,” he said. “It’s something that I’m fine with. I’m comfortable doing it. It’s worked so far. It’s been good for us. Hopefully for one more time.”

DALLAS — A Wall Street superstition called the “Super Bowl predictor” yields this promise: If an old AFL team wins, the market will slump that year. If a team from the old NFL wins, stocks will go up. What this tells us about who will win today still isn’t clear, but it might explain what your broker’s been up to. Predicting a Super Bowl winner has proved almost as difficult as getting up my driveway this week. I have studied stats. Looked at trends. Consulted experts. Checked bookies. My dizzy head tells me Green Bay should win. Hotter quarterback. Better receivers. Terrific record indoors. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh won’t have its Pro Bowl center, Maurkice Pouncey. In a game projected to be as close as this one, the loss of a key position usually is enough to swing the vote. But I’m going with the Steelers, nonetheless. Shoot me. I’m a fool for big-game experience. Green Bay hasn’t played in a Super Bowl since 1998. The Steelers have won two since then, most recently in 2009. The Steelers lead in players with Super Bowl experience, 25-2. And when the rest of the Packers gather around Ryan Pickett and Charles Woodson to glean wisdom from their Super Bowl days, all they’ll be able to say is, “What do we know? We both lost.” Let us not underestimate what it means to hold such a huge edge in experience in the sport’s biggest game. In Super Bowl matchups where one team had more appearances than the other, the team with the advantage in experience is 27-11. Every once in a while, teams overcome their lack of history. Just last year, in fact, when New Orleans beat Indianapolis. There’s more to it than just a statistical advantage. A player can never be sure how he’ll perform until he’s done it. Aaron Rodgers may well play as crisply as he has since he came back from his second concussion of the season. His passer rating of 109.2 leads the postseason. But what if he isn’t up to it? What if the Steelers’ violent defense, which is giving up 80 fewer yards a game than the Packers in the playoffs, upsets his timing? Can the Packers recover from that? They barely held off the Bears, who were working on their third quarterback of the day. The Steelers know what they can do when their quarterback isn’t at his best. Ben Roethlisberger won his first Super Bowl with a passer rating of 34. He won then because of the players around him. He might be able to do it again. The Steelers’ defense is as good as ever, and their power running game, led by Rashard Mendenhall, can wear down a clock and a defense. And if Big Ben plays like he usually does in big games — extending plays, seeing downfield, making clutch throws — he can be the difference. A Super Bowl win today would be his third. Only Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw have won more, with four apiece. A third would tie Roethlisberger with Troy Aikman and Tom Brady. Going into the game, those five quarterbacks are a combined 16-1 in Super Bowls. Come tonight, that record should only get better.

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TV viewer’s guide to Super Bowl By Neil Best Newsday

The Super Bowl and “Glee” are two of the biggest attractions on Fox’s schedule, but … let’s just say their target audiences have limited overlap. Sort of like the crossover between fans of Ray Lewis and Barbra Streisand. No matter, Fox will use the coveted post-Super Bowl launching pad to unveil a gridiron-themed “Glee” episode featuring a mashup of “Thriller” and “Heads Will Roll” set on a football field. Hmm. Katie Couric makes a guest appearance. No word on a Lewis/Streisand duet. Will Fox hound press prez? Obama, O’Reilly, Oh Yes! That’s the not-so-subtle promo Fox has used for the 3:30 p.m. pregame sitdown featuring President Obama and Fox News star Bill O’Reilly. Should be interesting, at least more so than Obama’s previous Super Sunday chats with Matt Lauer and Couric. Why is Fox going with an opinionated commentator rather than one of its news anchors? “I believe Bill is going to do a different job with the interview and take a different tangent than Matt and Katie took,” producer Scott Ackerson said. For the first time since Janet Jackson’s 2004 wardrobe malfunction, the Super Bowl halftime show stars performers born in the past half-century. It’s true. Not only were The Black Eyed Peas all born after the

AFL was founded in 1960, they came along several years after the 1970 merger with the NFL! And unlike three of the past six acts, the Peas are American, which means they like pro football. It’s a law, right? Fergie even owns a small piece of the Dolphins. Speaking of Fergie, she will be the first woman featured on the halftime stage since Jackson. “It is a challenge because you want to give a little sex appeal,” she said. “But you don’t want to get into any trouble ... There will be no more malfunctions, and I think Janet’s amazing. She’s a great performer.” The big off-field news in the NFL is the tenuous labor situation, with a lockout looming next month. So does Fox plan to discuss that subject during the game telecast? Short answer: no. Fox’s pregame will include redcarpet interviews with celebs conducted between 1:30 and 3:30 by Maria Menounos and Michael Strahan, who was playing in the game the last time Fox televised it. Other pregame Fox features include a segment produced by TMZ at 2:30 p.m., Terry Bradshaw’s chat with Ben Roethlisberger at 4:30 and a reading of the Declaration of Independence at 4:53. ESPN will be at it from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., including visits from Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Snoop Dogg, and a feature on William Perry. The NFL Network kicks off its 1 pregame at 8 a.m., a mere 9 ⁄2 hours before game time. Make sure you have plenty of chips and root beer!

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fact, it wasn’t even called the Super Bowl the first time the teams from the old American Football League and National Football League played for a title. The Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in 1967 in Los Angeles. The stadium wasn’t filled. The Super Bowl name and the Roman numerals came later. “I think my father initially saw it as a championship game,” says Clark Hunt, chairman of the board of the Kansas City Chiefs. Hunt’s father, Lamar, helped found the AFL and spearheaded the pro football merger that created the single NFL. And his mother has attended every Super Bowl. Hunt says the Super Bowl has grown in popularity for a variety of reasons. Every team and its fans can dream of getting there. The NFL is built on competitive parity. The NFL is the ideal TV sport. Building drama, exciting plays, natural timeouts for commercials.

“With the advent of high-definition TVs, that has increased the experience of watching football on TV,” Hunt says. The Super Bowl was big 20 years ago. It’s even bigger today. “It has grown, it has turned into an unofficial national holiday,” Hunt says. The Super Bowl is “part of American civil religion,” says Joseph L. Price, a religious studies professor at Whittier College. “The Super Bowl is a pilgrimage site (for sports fans), like Mecca or Jerusalem,” he says. Everyone knows a year ahead of time when and where the game will be played. People want to be there — politicians, business leaders, actors and actresses, even players from other teams eliminated along the way. “It’s in the bleak mid-winter,” Price says, a time when Americans need a little escape from the weather and bills that may have piled up after Christmas.

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Net FOX

Cable 4, 204

College Basketball Mich. St. v. Wisconsin Ohio St. v. Minnesota American v. Lehigh

Time Noon 1 p.m. 1 p.m.

Net CBS ESPN CBSC

Cable 5, 13, 205 33, 233 143, 243

NBA Orlando v. Boston

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Net ABC

Cable 9, 12, 209

Women’s Basketball Syracuse v. Rutgers Fordham v. La Salle Baylor v. Oklahoma St. S. Carolina v. Arkansas

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Golf Phoenix Open Phoenix Open

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Net Golf CBS

Tennis U.S. v. Belgium

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Cable 35, 235 143, 243 35, 235 35, 235 Cable 156, 289 5, 13, 205 Cable 157

NHL Time Pittsburgh v. Wash. 11:30 a.m. St. Louis v. Tampa Bay 2 p.m.

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Cable 8, 14, 208 36, 236

Premier Soccer Chelsea v. Liverpool

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Cable 149

Italian Soccer Inter v. Roma

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MONDAY College Basketball Pittsburgh v. West Va. M.V. St. v. Alabama St. Missouri v. Kansas Tennessee v. Kentucky Norfolk St. v. Dela. St.

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Cable 33, 233 35, 235 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235

Women’s Basketball Time Duke v. UNC 6 p.m.

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NHL Time N.Y. Rangers v. Detroit 6:30 p.m.

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Kansas University’s swimming and diving team won 15 of 16 overall events and cruised by Iowa State, 195-99, on Saturday in the two-day dual meet at Robinson Natatorium. The Jayhawks took seven of eight events from the Cyclones on Saturday. Kansas improved to 10-5 in dual competition, including 2-1 against Big 12 foes. Saturday was KU’s senior meet. The Jayhawks honored five seniors (Joy Bunting, Iuliia Kuzhil, Amanda Maez, Alyssa Potter, Brittany Potter). “I’ve been coaching for 18 years, and this is one of the best senior classes I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with,” Kansas coach Clark Campbell said. “All five of them brought something unique to the program to make it a lot better.”

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TEXAS WOMEN’S HOOPS 80, KANSAS 68

KU suffers 7th Big 12 loss J-W Staff Reports

A U S T I N , T E X A S — An unselfish performance by Angel Goodrich couldn’t propel the Kansas University women’s basketball team over Texas in an 80-68 setback on Saturday at the Erwin Center. Goodrich, a Kansas sophomore, dished out 14 assists, a career high and the secondhighest single-game total in KU women’s basketball history. The impressive total was overshadowed, however, by KU’s seventh loss in Big 12 Conference play. The Jayhawks fell to 15-8 overall and 2-7 in the conference. KU has lost six of its last seven contests. Texas improved to 14-7 and 4-4. The Longhorns were particularly effective on the glass, outrebounding the Jayhawks, 44-33. Texas also visited the foul line twice as many times as Kansas. UT converted 18 of 24 charities. Goodrich’s 14 assists were the most by a Kansas player in a single game since Erica Hallman tallied 13 against

Dartmouth on Dec. 30, 2004. The 14 assists were also the most by a Big 12 player this season. KU sophomore Carolyn Davis turned in a team-high 18 points and six rebounds. Aishah Sutherland also brought in six boards and scored 12 points. Monica Engelman added 10 points, and Marisha Brown pitched in nine. Texas’ Chassidy Fussell led all scorers with 25 points and seven rebounds. Yvonne Anderson and Kathleen Nash rounded out the Texas offensive leaders with 14 and 12 points, respectively. KU led early, 13-7, but couldn’t hold it. Texas led, 37-28, at halftime and never trailed again. Kansas will play host to No. 22 Iowa State (16-6, 4-4) at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse. Iowa State fell to Oklahoma, 65-62, on Saturday in Norman, Okla. The Sooners are No. 13 in the country and 17-5 (7-2 Big 12) this season. After Iowa State, the Jayhawks will travel to No. 6 Texas A&M (19-2, 7-1) next Saturday.

BOX SCORE KANSAS (68)

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Aishah Sutherland 33 5-13 2-2 3-6 2 12 Carolyn Davis 20 8-11 2-3 4-6 4 18 Monica Engelman 25 4-11 1-2 0-2 3 10 Marisha Brown 24 4-4 0-0 0-5 5 9 Angel Goodrich 38 4-10 0-0 0-4 2 9 Keena Mays 19 2-8 0-1 0-2 2 5 Tania Jackson 18 1-3 1-2 0-1 1 3 Diara Moore 13 0-3 0-0 0-1 0 0 Krysten Boogaard 9 1-1 0-2 0-2 4 2 Brooke Jelniker 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 2-4 Totals 29-64 6-12 9-33 23 68 Three-point goals: 4-12 (Brown 1-1, Engelman 1-2, Goodrich 1-3, Mays 1-5, Jackson 0-1). Assists: 19 (Goodrich 14, Engelman 2, Mays 2, Davis). Turnovers: 15 (Goodrich 5, Davis 3, Sutherland 2, Davis 2, Mays 2, Boogaard). Blocked shots: 1 (Sutherland). Steals: 7 (Sutherland 2, Brown 2, Goodrich 2, Engelman). TEXAS (80)

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Kristen Nash 20 3-6 0-2 3-5 3 6 Kathleen Nash 29 3-9 4-4 2-7 2 12 Yvonne Anderson 31 5-8 2-2 2-5 3 14 Chassidy Fussell 38 8-20 6-9 2-7 1 25 A. Fontenette 34 3-9 0-1 0-4 1 7 Ashley Gayle 23 2-9 4-4 2-4 2 8 Chelsea Bass 13 1-2 2-2 1-3 1 4 Tiffany Moore 7 2-2 0-0 1-1 0 4 Anne Marie Hartung5 0-1 0-0 0-2 1 0 team 4-6 Totals 27-66 18-24 17-44 14 80 Three-point goals: 8-16 (Fussell 3-7, Anderson 2-3, Ka. Nash 2-4, Fontenette 1-1, Bass 0-1). Assists: 12 (Fontenette 6, Ka. Nash 2, Fussell 2, Kr. Nash, Gayle). Turnovers: 14 (Anderson 7, Fontenette 2, Kr. Nash, Ka. Nash, Fussell, Bass, Gayle). Blocked shots: 4 (Gyle 3, Fontenette). Steals: 9 (Anderson 2, Fussell 2, Fontenette 2, Kr. Nash, Ka. Nash, Bass). Kansas .......................................28 40 — 68 Texas..........................................37 43 — 80 Officials: Billy Smith, Gator Parish, Gina Cross. Attendance: 4,810.

SUNFLOWER LEAGUE SWIM MEET

City squads upstaged by SM East again ————

Free State takes fourth place, while Lawrence High finishes sixth at LHS pool By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

Once again at the Sunflower League swimming finals, neither the Free State High nor Lawrence High boys teams could keep pace with either school with “East” in its title. Shawnee Mission East, the defending Class 6A state champion, captured its eighth straight league title by edging Olathe East and celebrated in front of a large crowd of supporters Saturday afternoon at the LHS pool. That aside, the Firebirds, who f inished fourth (156 points), and the Lions, who finished sixth (79 points), each fared well. “We finished where I was hoping we would,” LHS coach Kent McDonald said. With a fifth-place finish by Nathan Evers, Dylan Orth, Carrick Finnegan and Zach Andregg in the day’s final event — the 400 freestyle relay — the Lions were able to reach the mark set by McDonald. “A lot of people stepped up,” Andregg said. “I was really impressed with our relays.” The Firebirds, on the other hand, had little chance to catch up to third-place Olathe Northwest despite a solid allaround day. “The guys wanted to be third in a lot of places, and fourth really hurts sometimes,” FSHS coach Annette McDonald said. “They gave it their heart, and they gave it their best. I’m really proud of their performance.”

Andregg, who emerged as league champion in the 100 freestyle with a time of 49.11, was the only city athlete to capture a first-place finish. “I was feeling better than I was yesterday (at preliminaries),” said Andregg, who also finished second (2:01.57) in the 200 individual medley. “Yesterday was rough.” Andregg praised his teammate, sophomore Adam Edmonds, on qualifying for state in the 100 backstroke with his seventh-place finish at 59.30. “I think we ended up on a high note,” Kent McDonald said. “So we’re ready to go back into state and improve there, too.” Senior Nolan Frank had a strong all-around day for the Firebirds, finishing third in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 200 freestyle. In addition, Frank helped guide the FSHS 200 medley relay (with Logan Sloan, Ben Sloan, Canaan Campbell) and 400 freestyle relay (with Ben Sloan, Campbell and Ethan Fisher) teams to fourth-place finishes. “The fact that we can come up here and compete with everyone, and do as well as we did really makes me proud,” Frank said. Fisher also placed fourth in the 200 freestyle and fifth in the 500 freestyle for FSHS, while Ben Sloan placed second in the 100 butterfly and fourth in the 200 individual medley. Campbell, only a freshman, placed third in the 500 freestyle.

With more turnovers than points Saturday against Basehor-Linwood High, the Tonganoxie girls basketball team squandered an eightpoint halftime lead at home and lost, 35-30. Passes flew out of bounds, dribbles were lost, and the Chieftains turned the ball over 31 times. The mistakes severely cost THS (5-8 overall, 2-5 Kaw Valley League) in the second half, when the home team made just three field goals and the Bobcats (9-4, 6-1) limited Tonganoxie to 10 points. BLHS trailed for the first 27 minutes. It wasn’t until Shelby Equels converted a fastbreak layup with 4:07 left that the Bobcats finally managed a tie. Thirteen seconds later, Jamie Johnson scored a tran-

sition layup to put Basehor ahead, 29-27, and the Bobcats maintained their lead throughout the final few minutes by shooting 6-for-9 from the foul line. Tonganoxie, meanwhile, was mired in a fourth-quarter field-goal drought that lasted nearly six minutes. The Chieftains will play Tuesday at Mill Valley. Basehor-Linwood 2 10 7 16 — 35 Tonganoxie 8 12 3 7 — 30 Basehor-Linwood — Shelby Equels 6, Macy Sanders 5, Courtney Poe 5, Megan Bergstrom 10, Jamie Johnson 9. Tonganoxie — Amanda Holroyd 3, Hannah Kemp 6, Jenny Whitledge 7, Danielle Miller 4, Emma Stilgenbauer 5, Tayler Miles 2, Madee Walker 3.

Boys Basehor-Linwood 76, Tonganoxie 51 Any hope the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team had of hanging around with rival Basehor-Linwood flew out the gymnasium door early as the longer Bobcats routine-

Finley sets meet record in shot put NEW YORK — Kansas University sophomore Mason Finley set a New Balance Collegiate Invitational record in the shot put with a throw of 20.40 meters (66-11.25 feet) on Saturday at the Armory Track and Field Center. Finley, who won the event, was honored with the Male Athlete of the Meet for the performance. Six Jayhawks finished in the top five of their individual events, while 12 set personal or team bests. On the women’s side, senior Amanda Miller ran a 9:46.11 in the 3,000 meters, earning second place. The time was Miller’s career best. KU junior Cori Christensen set a seasonbest mark of 2:11.97 in the 800 meters, good for third place. Kansas will be in action next weekend with several members traveling to Ames, Iowa, for the ISU Classic, and others going to Fayetteville, Ark., for the Tyson Invitational.

KU tennis routs Drake Kansas University’s tennis team won five of its six singles matches and swept three doubles matches in a 6-1 victory over Drake on Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility. It was KU’s first dual of the spring season. Kansas singles victories went to Ekaterina Morozova, Sara Lazarevic, Monica Pezzotti, Paulina Los, Dylan Windom and Victoria Khanevskaya. The Jayhawks will face Washington State on Feb. 12 in Pullman, Wash.

KU soccer holds banquet Kansas University’s soccer team held its annual banquet and postseason awards reception Saturday at the Anderson Family Football Complex. Junior Kortney Clifton was named offensive MVP, while senior Geneva Magness was named defensive MVP. ● Complete awards list

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Huskers awed by KU’s offensive show By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

LINCOLN , N EB . — Nebraska coach Doc Sadler wasn’t upset with his team’s defense following NU’s 86-66 loss to Kansas University on Saturday afternoon. Instead, he was left awed by the Jayhawks’ offense. “I thought the first half, that was about as good an offensive performance that I’ve coached against,” the

defensive-minded Sadler said. Not only did KU make 25 of 45 field goals (55.6 percent) against NU, it also made 13 of 24 threes (54.2 percent). “We could play them 10 times,” Sadler said, “and if they played as well as they played today, we’d have a hard time beating them.” The Jayhawks’ offensive outburst was even more impressive considering it came against a stingy Huskers defense.

Before Saturday, NU had held every opponent under its season average for points (KU’s season average was 82.7 points per game). Also, the Huskers hadn’t allowed any team to score 70 points on them at home this season. “They deserved to win, because we played our heart out,” NU guard Lance Jeter said. “I feel like we played good D. It’s just they would not miss tonight.”

Coming in, opponents had made just 36.5 percent of their field goals against NU. The Huskers also had allowed just 56.5 points per game overall and 53 points per game at home. “There’s not many times I’ve given up 86 points on a team,” Sadler said, “but I don’t know, I thought our guys played defense about as well as we could play.” Sadler said he had noticed that in the Jayhawks’ games

against both Texas and Texas Tech, they had shot well in the first half before cooling off some in the second half. “I just never thought they’d continue to make shots,” Sadler said. Instead, KU followed up a 55.6-percent shooting effort in the first half (15 of 27) with a 55.6-percent shooting effort in the second half (10 of 18). “It’s hard to beat a team who is hitting everything almost,” NU guard Brandon

Richardson said. “ ... We just caught them on a bad day.” Sadler actually was pleased with some of his team’s statistics. NU committed only 13 turnovers and also shot well above its season average from three-point range (7-for-20, 35 percent). Still, the coach said it didn’t matter because of the Jayhawks’ effort. “They were just too good today,” Sadler said. “They were just too good.”

BRADY MORNINGSTAR, CENTER, IS CONGRATULATED by Josh Selby, right, at the end of the second half. Morningstar started in place of the ailing Selby.

KU NOTEBOOK Selby hurting Kansas University freshman guard Josh Selby, who sprained his ankle against Kansas State on Jan. 29, has a stress reaction in his right foot. He dressed for the game and ran through warmup drills, but didn’t play Saturday at Nebraska. “There’s no line (break), no fracture, no nothing,” KU coach Bill Self said, “but it is in a spot that’s potentially dangerous. If he rolled his ankle, it could maybe become a stress-type fracture. We didn’t want to chance it. He could have played. He is tender. I don’t know if he’ll be available Monday or not (for Missouri, 8 p.m., Allen Fieldhouse). The doctors don’t believe it’ll be more than a few more days (he’ll have such discomfort).” Tigers ‘scrappy’ Marcus Morris realizes playing Missouri, a team that likes to press, will be challenging Monday. He provided quite a colorful quote when describing the Tigers. “Scrappy,” he said. “They are like little gnats that won’t get out of your kitchen when you leave the dishes out a long time. They don’t leave you alone. (But) I can’t see a team trapping for 40 minutes and us not getting better at it and we breaking their trap.”

3 versus NU since the inception of the Big 12.

This, that KU is 22-1 (7-1 in the league) and has won 22 games for 22 straight seasons. .. KU is 7-0 in true road games this season and 11-0 away from Allen Fieldhouse. ... Self is 224-44 while at Kansas, 431-149 all-time and 191 against Nebraska, including 171 while at KU. ... Brady Morningstar started with the group of Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Tyshawn Taylor and Reed. This starting lineup is 8-0 in 2010-11. ... KU hit 13 threes (in 24 tries), most threes since hitting 14 versus Tennessee Tech on Nov. 27, 2009. ... In KU’s earlier meeting with the Cornhuskers on Jan. 15, the Jayhawks scored 25 points in the first half. Saturday afternoon Kansas had 25 points in the first 9:55. ... KU outrebounded Nebraska 33-30 and has outrebounded 19 of 23 opponents. ... KU outshot the Huskers 55.6 percent to 41.1 percent. Kansas has shot 50 percent or better 16 times in 2010-11 and has outshot 21 of 23 opponents. ... Markieff Morris hit a career-high three threepoint baskets for his second game this season with multiple three’s. Markieff finished with 17 points on 6-for-6 shooting in his third-straight game with double-figure points and fifth time in the last six games. He pulled down a season-low one rebound. ... Tyshawn Taylor recorded five assists and has handed out three or more dimes in 19 of 23 games this year.

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KU DEFENDERS, FROM LEFT, MARKIEFF MORRIS, MARCUS MORRIS, Tyshawn Taylor (10) and Brady Morningstar surround Nebraska’s Caleb Walker during the first half. KU beat the Huskers, 86-66, on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

Morningstar shines against NU CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

“I had missed so many ... I knew they’d come in bunches once I started making them,” the 6-foot-3, 185-pound Morningstar said. “It feels good, but I’m not jolly about myself Walker, talker because that’s what I’m supNebraska wing Caleb posed to do. I guess you could Walker, who missed a late say I’m back to normal.” three-pointer that would have Morningstar said it was a forced overtime in NU’s 63-60 coincidence he had such a loss to KU on Jan. 15 in stellar game (his five threes Reed booted Lawrence, attended Hutchinmarked a season high) while Tyrel Reed, who exited the son High and Butler County making his first start since the arena wearing a boot on his left Community College. Cal-Berkeley contest on Dec. foot, scored 14 points in 32 “It was amazing playing in 22, 2010. minutes. Allen Fieldhouse,’’ Walker told He replaced Josh Selby, “I mean, it’s sore, but I’m the Omaha World-Herald. “I who sat out the game because going to play with it,” Reed said. had been to a few games there, of a stress reaction in his right but to be on the floor and to foot. KU coach Bill Self said Brotherly love have the experience of that Selby could have played, but Marcus Morris was asked crowd and that atmosphere the foot is tender. He remains how tough the Jayhawks will was really something to see.’’ questionable for Monday’s be if his brother, Markieff, hits Walker had 10 points Saturhome game against Missouri. three threes in three tries as he day off 3-of-7 shooting. “There’s five people who did Saturday. play out there on the court. It’s Ex-Husker on series “Too tough,” Marcus said. no different coming off the Former Husker guard Beau “He’s tough enough inside. If bench or starting,” MornKieff’s making ‘em like that, it’ll Reid, who hit a game-winning ingstar said. be hard for anybody to stop us. shot against KU back in 1988, Self said he’d never lost will miss the KU-NU series. It’s definitely tough for teams confidence in Morningstar, “It’s still the game people to mess with us when we get even during the stretch of the want to go watch. It’s still rele- season where he missed three going.” vant. It’s the one time of year after three. Series notes you can guarantee that build“As you’ve seen three years KU leads the overall series ing’s going to be electric,” Reid with him playing ... we look with Big Ten-bound Nebraska, told the Lincoln Journal-Star. better, the ball just moves 170-71. The Jayhawks have Indeed, Saturday’s game when he’s out there,” Self said. won 17 straight in the series marked NU’s first sellout in 58 “We get post touches. He dating to the 2003-04 season. games, dating to January of knows how to play. It was just KU also has won 26 of its last 2008, against ... KU. a matter of time before the lid 27 versus NU dating to 1998“I’ve got a little nostalgia came off. 99 season. ... KU, which does going into this game, because “The basket looked like a not figure to visit Devaney Cen- it definitely signals the end of thimble for two months. Now ter again, at least in the forean era,” Reid said. “It’s too bad it’s opened up for him. He seeable future, is 19-16 in the that we’re not going to be able believes it’s going in. Confibuilding. ... KU has won seven to guarantee that we’re going dence is a big part of life, not straight in Devaney. ... KU is 31- to play them from year to year. just sports,” Self added.

Technically speaking Marcus Morris and Jorge Brian Diaz were assessed double technicals for barking at each other. “They’re starting to call me Rasheed Wallace,” Morris cracked, referring to the NBA’s all-time leader in technical fouls.

BOX SCORE KANSAS (86)

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Markieff Morris 33 6-6 2-3 0-1 2 17 Marcus Morris 29 5-7 5-9 1-7 3 16 Tyshawn Taylor 27 2-8 2-2 1-3 4 6 Brady Morningstar 37 5-7 4-5 0-2 1 19 Tyrel Reed 32 4-8 3-4 0-3 1 14 Thomas Robinson 16 1-2 6-8 0-6 1 8 Elijah Johnson 14 1-4 0-0 0-3 2 2 Mario Little 9 1-2 1-2 0-1 2 4 Travis Releford 2 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 0 Jeff Withey 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 2-6 Totals 25-45 23-33 4-33 16 86 Three-point goals: 13-24 (Morningstar 5-7, Markieff Morris 3-3, Reed 3-6, Little 1-1, Marcus Morris 1-3, Taylor 0-1, Releford 0-1, Johnson 0-2). Assists: 16 (Morningstar 6, Taylor 5, Little 2, Marcus Morris, Robinson, Johnson). Turnovers: 12 (Markieff Morris 5, Taylor 3, team 2, Marcus Morris, Reed). Blocked shots: 3 (Markieff Morris, Marcus Morris, Robinson). Steals: 8 (Markieff Morris 2, Marcus Morris, Taylor, Morningstar, Reed, Robinson, Johnson). NEBRASKA (66)

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FT m-a 2-3 0-0 4-4 3-4 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0

REB PF TP o-t Brandon Ubel 22 0-5 5 7 Andre Almeida 12 1-4 3 0 B. Richardson 28 0-3 0 16 Caleb Walker 26 2-5 1 10 Lance Jeter 34 0-0 4 10 Jorge Brian Diaz 24 1-4 4 8 Toney McCray 20 1-3 3 11 Ray Gallegos 20 0-2 1 4 Drake Beranek 13 0-1 3 0 C. Niemann 1 0-0 0 0 team 2-3 Totals 23-56 13-17 7-30 24 66 Three-point goals: 7-20 (McCray 3-7, Richardson 2-4, Ubel 1-2, Walker 1-3, Jeter 0-1, Niemann 0-1, Gallegos 0-2). Assists: 13 (Jeter 10, McCray, Diaz, Beranek). Turnovers: 13 (Diaz 3, Almeida 2, Richardson 2, Jeter 2, Gallegos 2, Walker, McCray). Blocked shots: 3 (Almeida, Walker, Diaz). Steals: 7 (Jeter 3, Richardson 2, Gallegos, Beranek). Kansas .......................................42 44 — 86 Nebraska....................................34 32 — 66 Technical fouls: Marcus Morris, Diaz. Officials: Paul Janssen, Greg Rennegarbe, Jeff Malham. Attendance: 13,602.

Perhaps Morningstar’s performance in his final game in Lincoln was fate. Believe it or not, his dad, Roger, scored an identical 19 points in KU’s 7444 victory over NU on Feb. 5, 1975. That game, however, was in Allen Fieldhouse. “The same date and every-

NEBRASKA PLAYERS SEPARATE JORGE BRIAN DIAZ, LEFT, from the KU team during an altercation in the first half. Diaz and KU’s Marcus Morris were assessed double technicals for the dust-up. thing,” Brady said. “That’s funny. That’s cool.” Most cool for the Jayhawks was not only winning their 17th straight over NU and seventh straight in Lincoln, but playing much better than against the Huskers in Lawrence on Jan. 15. KU won, 63-60, in a game in which the Jayhawks trailed by 10 in the second half. This time, KU opened to a 20-10 lead in the first seven minutes, then used a 10-2 run to stretch a 32-30 lead to 10points with a minute left in the half. The Jayhawks put this one away courtesy of a 15-3 run that stretched a 60-54 lead (10:07 left) to 75-57 with 5:18 remaining. Marcus Morris and Morningstar had five each in the run. “In a strange way the first game helped us today

because, and our guys know this, they controlled the game,” Self said. “Nebraska controlled that game for 25 minutes, and they were the far superior team in our building. I think there was not fear but a respect standpoint where we knew they could beat us if we didn’t give great effort. The f irst game was good preparation for this game. Offensively, that’s as good as we can execute.” KU, which snapped NU’s 14-game homecourt win streak, became the first team to score 70 points against NU in Lincoln this season. Morningstar is happy the Jayhawks left Lincoln winners. “I love coming here,” he said. “I love playing here, but we won’t be coming back. It’s good to get the last win in here.”


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KANSAS’ BRADY MORNINGSTAR — ALL 185 POUNDS OF HIM — jockeys for position with 310pound Nebraska man mountain Andre Almeida, left, during a first-half free-throw attempt. Almeida held his ground, but Morningstar managed a season-best 19 points in KU’s 86-66 victory Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

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six free-throw attempts, before missing his final two. Marcus and Markieff Morris totaled just five fouls between them, so Robinson was needed for just 16 minutes in this one, and he certainly made the most of them with eight points, six rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot. One of his first-half free throws went in off the backboard to keep alive a streak of made free throws that reached 11. “I was on a real hot streak,” Robinson said with the grin that dominates his face. “I don’t have anything I’m doing different. I’m just getting more consistent with it.” A .395 free-throw shooter during his freshman season, Robinson is shooting .528 from the line this season. It’s still not a strength and is just one of many areas where he has improved, so much so that he’s averaging 15.4 minutes per game backing up Marcus and Markieff Morris, compared to 7.2 minutes as a freshman. He and Morningstar are the main reasons that either foul trouble or an injury to a starter doesn’t erode the team’s considerable confidence. “It’d be hard to lose Marcus or Markieff ... ” Kansas coach Bill Self said. “The way Thomas is playing now gives you more confidence that if one of those guys were to get in foul trouble or whatever, it wouldn’t be that big of a deal.” Playing so well without Selby against the Cornhuskers proved the quality of the back-court depth. “Certainly on the perime-

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much of a drop-off, even though I know our best players have to play. I think we have a bunch of best players.” And Saturday, not one of those “best players” attempted more than eight field goals for a team that scored 86 points. Think that happens very often at any level? — Sports editor Tom Keegan can be reached at 832-7147.

KANSAS SCHEDULE Exhibition Washburn, W 92-62 Emporia State, W 90-59 Regular Season Longwood, W 113-75 (1-0) Valparaiso, W 79-44 (2-0) North Texas, W 90-63 (3-0) Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, W 82-41 (4-0) Ohio University in Las Vegas, W, 98-41 (5-0) Arizona in Las Vegas, W 8779 (6-0) UCLA, W 77-76 (7-0) Memphis, W 81-68 (8-0) Colorado State, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo., W 76-55 (9-0) USC, W 70-68 (10-0) at California, W 78-63 (11-0) Texas-Arlington, W 82-57 (12-0)

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Missouri-Kansas City, W 9952 (14-0) at Michigan, W 67-60, OT (15-0) at Iowa State, W 84-79 (160, 1-0) Nebraska, W 63-60 (17-0, 20) at Baylor, W 85-65 (18-0, 30) Texas, L 63-74 (18-1, 3-1) at Colorado, W 82-78 (19-1, 4-1) Kansas State, W 90-66 (201, 5-1) at Texas Tech, W 88-66 (211, 6-1) at Nebraska, W 86-66 (22-1, 7-1)

Monday — Missouri, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 12 (Saturday) — Iowa State, 3 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 14 (Monday) — at Kansas State, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 19 (Saturday) — Colorado, 1 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 21 (Monday) — Oklahoma State, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 26 (Saturday) — at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. or 3 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2. March 2 (Wednesday) — Texas A&M, 8 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2. March 5 (Saturday) — at Missouri, 11 a.m., CBS. March 9-12 (Wed.-Sat.) — Big 12 Championship, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

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SCOREBOARD Big 12 Men

Conference W L 7 0 7 1 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 3 5 3 5 1 8

All Games W L 19 3 22 1 15 7 18 5 17 5 12 10 16 7 16 8 15 9 15 7 11 12 14 10

Texas Kansas Baylor Missouri Texas A&M Oklahoma Oklahoma State Kansas State Colorado Nebraska Texas Tech Iowa State Saturday’s Games Kansas State 86, Iowa State 85 Oklahoma State 81, Oklahoma 75 Baylor 76, Texas A&M (ESPN) 74, OT Kansas 86, Nebraska 66 Missouri 89, Colorado 73 Texas Tech at Texas (ESPNU), 8 p.m. Monday’s Game Missouri at Kansas (ESPN), 8 p.m.

College Men

EAST Albany, N.Y. 62, Hartford 59 Boston College 58, Virginia Tech 56 Bryant 70, St. Francis, Pa. 69 Bucknell 75, Navy 49 Cent. Connecticut St. 80, Robert Morris 58 Colgate 77, Army 71 Connecticut 61, Seton Hall 59 Cornell 91, Brown 79 Dayton 85, La Salle 81 Drexel 58, Delaware 48 Georgetown 83, Providence 81 Georgia St. 63, Towson 60 Harvard 83, Penn 82, 3OT Hofstra 78, Northeastern 75 Lafayette 76, Holy Cross 70 Long Island U. 84, Quinnipiac 74 Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 70, Fairleigh Dickinson 59 N.J. Tech 65, Longwood 64 New Hampshire 65, Binghamton 59 Pittsburgh 71, Cincinnati 59 Princeton 68, Dartmouth 53 Richmond 77, Fordham 60 Saint Joseph’s 67, Massachusetts 64 St. Bonaventure 64, Duquesne 62 St. Francis, NY 78, Sacred Heart 51 Temple 80, Rhode Island 67 Villanova 66, West Virginia 50 Wagner 63, Monmouth, N.J. 60 Yale 72, Columbia 67 SOUTH Alabama 65, Tennessee 60 Alabama St. 60, Ark.-Pine Bluff 48 Alcorn St. 81, Jackson St. 75 Appalachian St. 68, Elon 62 Belmont 69, North Florida 67 Clemson 65, Georgia Tech 56 Coastal Carolina 99, VMI 86 Coll. of Charleston 73, Furman 54 Coppin St. 90, Bethune-Cookman 79, OT Davidson 73, Chattanooga 59 Duke 76, N.C. State 52 E. Kentucky 57, Jacksonville St. 51 East Carolina 68, UCF 61 Florida 70, Kentucky 68 Florida A&M 63, Morgan St. 59 Florida Atlantic 73, Fla. International 72 Gardner-Webb 63, Presbyterian 62 George Mason 62, Old Dominion 45 George Washington 73, Charlotte 67 Georgia 81, Auburn 72, OT Grambling St. 49, Southern U. 45 Hampton 64, S. Carolina St. 53 High Point 72, Radford 70 Jacksonville 78, Lipscomb 68 Liberty 70, Charleston Southern 69 Louisiana-Lafayette 67, Ark.-Little Rock 66 Louisville 61, DePaul 57 MVSU 63, Alabama A&M 60 Maryland 91, Wake Forest 70 Md.-Eastern Shore 88, Norfolk St. 84 Mercer 63, Campbell 45 Miami 70, Virginia 68, OT Middle Tennessee 85, South Alabama 62 Mississippi St. 58, LSU 57 Morehead St. 76, Tennessee Tech 60 Murray St. 67, Austin Peay 58 N. Carolina A&T 78, Delaware St. 73, OT N.C. Central 79, Howard 70 S. Dakota St. 102, Centenary 73 Samford 58, Georgia Southern 50 Southern Miss. 67, Marshall 60 Syracuse 72, South Florida 49 Tennessee St. 56, Tenn.-Martin 47 UAB 47, Tulane 39 UNC Wilmington 91, William & Mary 81 Va. Commonwealth 70, James Madison 66 Vanderbilt 78, South Carolina 60 W. Carolina 83, UNC Greensboro 73 W. Kentucky 81, Louisiana-Monroe 61 Winthrop 57, UNC Asheville 53 Wofford 74, The Citadel 60 MIDWEST Akron 59, Toledo 41 Aquinas 103, Michigan-Dearborn 74 Augustana,S.D. 83, SW Minnesota St. 70 Avila 88, Culver-Stockton 60 Baker 71, Evangel 65 Ball St. 72, Buffalo 71 Beloit 76, Monmouth, Ill. 63 Bradley 69, S. Illinois 66 Butler 73, Cleveland St. 61 Cardinal Stritch 79, Purdue-Calumet 59 Carleton 67, Gustavus 49 Carthage 62, Augustana,Ill. 55 Columbia, Mo. 67, Park 65 Concordia, Ill. 70, Maranatha Baptist 57 Concordia, Moor. 67, Bethel, Minn. 53 Concordia, St.P. 81, Winona St. 79 Cornerstone 71, Indiana Tech 57 Creighton 75, Evansville 69 Denison 77, Oberlin 58 Detroit 81, Loyola of Chicago 71 Drake 72, N. Iowa 69 Edgewood 98, Aurora 69 Ferris St. 70, Saginaw Valley St. 68 Fort Hays St. 94, Washburn 73 Franklin 94, Anderson, Ind. 91, OT Grand Valley St. 69, Lake Superior St. 63, OT Hamline 68, St. Mary’s, Minn. 66 Hanover 83, Bluffton 76 Hillsdale 78, Northwood, Mich. 71 Hope 85, Alma 71 IPFW 67, W. Illinois 56 IUPUI 100, Oakland, Mich. 88 Illinois College 79, Lawrence 60 Iowa 64, Indiana 63 Iowa Wesleyan 76, Waldorf 70 Kansas 86, Nebraska 66 Kansas St. 86, Iowa St. 85 Kent St. 66, Cent. Michigan 53 Madonna 86, Concordia, Mich. 79 Mary 73, Minn. St., Moorhead 66 Miami (Ohio) 58, E. Michigan 56 Milwaukee Engineering 86, Wis. Lutheran 72 Minn. Duluth 89, Bemidji St. 75 Minn. St., Mankato 75, Wayne, Neb. 62 Minn.-Morris 78, Bethany Lutheran 59 Missouri 89, Colorado 73 Missouri St. 73, Indiana St. 66 Mount St. Joseph 68, Earlham 67 North Dakota 83, South Dakota 73 Northern St., S.D. 94, Minn.-Crookston 67 Northwestern 71, Illinois 70 Northwestern, Minn. 81, Northland 58 Ohio 80, N. Illinois 73 Ohio Dominican 73, Lake Erie 69 Ohio Wesleyan 54, Hiram 52 Olivet 71, Calvin 69 Presentation 96, Martin Luther 80 Rose-Hulman 67, Manchester 59 SE Missouri 70, E. Illinois 64 Siena Heights at Northwestern Ohio, ppd. St. Cloud St. 79, Upper Iowa 67 St. John’s, Minn. 85, Augsburg 59 St. Olaf 93, Macalester 64 St. Scholastica 74, Crown, Minn. 66 Trine 75, Kalamazoo 74 Truman St. 80, SW Baptist 68 Valparaiso 86, Youngstown St. 78, OT W. Michigan 75, Bowling Green 61 Wabash 69, Wooster 68, OT Wayne, Mich. 84, Michigan Tech 61 Webster 75, MacMurray 67 Wichita St. 74, Illinois St. 57 Wis.-La Crosse 75, Wis.-Superior 63 Wis.-Milwaukee 88, Wis.-Green Bay 75 Wis.-Oshkosh 72, Wis.-Stout 65 Wis.-Whitewater 70, Wis.-Eau Claire 66 Wright St. 69, Ill.-Chicago 63 Xavier 76, Saint Louis 68 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 60, Denver 35 Baylor 76, Texas A&M 74, OT Chicago St. 70, Texas-Pan American 64 Mississippi 69, Arkansas 60 Northwestern St. 72, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 66 Oklahoma St. 81, Oklahoma 75 Oral Roberts 81, N. Dakota St. 73 Sam Houston St. 75, SE Louisiana 65

Stephen F.Austin 65, McNeese St. 50 Texas 76, Texas Tech 60 Texas Southern 63, Prairie View 58 Texas St. 75, Nicholls St. 60 Tulsa 76, Houston 71, OT UTEP 59, Rice 53 UTSA 70, Lamar 64 Utah Valley 73, Houston Baptist 66 FAR WEST Air Force 54, Utah 49 Arizona 107, California 105, 3OT BYU 78, UNLV 64 Cal Poly 58, Pacific 39 Colorado St. 59, Wyoming 56 E. Washington 69, Idaho St. 67 Idaho 75, Hawaii 61 Memphis 62, Gonzaga 58 N. Arizona 70, Montana 53 N. Colorado 85, Portland St. 72 Oregon 81, Washington 76 Pepperdine 70, San Diego 63, OT Saint Mary’s, Calif. 79, Loyola Marymount 70 Stanford 83, Arizona St. 75 UC Riverside 70, Cal St.-Fullerton 69 UCLA 66, St. John’s 59 UMKC 71, S. Utah 68 Utah St. 77, Boise St. 49 Washington St. 61, Oregon St. 55 Weber St. 78, Montana St. 58

Big 12 Women

Conference W L 7 0 7 1 7 2 6 2 4 4 4 4 3 5 3 6 2 5 2 6 2 7 1 6

All Games W L 20 1 19 2 17 5 16 5 16 6 15 7 16 6 11 12 12 9 11 10 15 8 13 7

Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Kansas State Iowa State Texas Texas Tech Missouri Nebraska Colorado Kansas Oklahoma State Saturday’s Games Oklahoma 65, Iowa State 62 Kansas State 60, Missour 55, OT Texas A&M 79, Texas Tech 65 Texas 80, Kansas 68 Today’s Games Baylor at Oklahoma State (ESPNU), 1 p.m. Nebraska at Colorado (FSN), 3 p.m.

College Women

MIDWEST Akron 72, N. Illinois 43 Bowling Green 61, Ball St. 46 Buffalo 70, E. Michigan 68 Cent. Michigan 82, Ohio 64 Creighton 60, Evansville 50 Drake 67, S. Illinois 50 E. Illinois 74, SE Missouri 49 George Washington 49, Saint Louis 36 IPFW 73, W. Illinois 54 Illinois St. 75, Indiana St. 52 Kansas St. 60, Missouri 55, OT Kent St. 79, W. Michigan 68 Loyola of Chicago 62, Ill.-Chicago 47 Marquette 55, St. John’s 52 Oakland, Mich. 62, IUPUI 61 Toledo 76, Miami (Ohio) 65 Valparaiso 57, Detroit 46 Wis.-Green Bay 84, Youngstown St. 25 Wis.-Milwaukee 73, Cleveland St. 64 Wright St. 70, Butler 68 Xavier 70, Dayton 66, OT

NBA Roundup

100 breast — 1. Zach Willis, ONW, 1:01.85; 12. Logan Sloan, FSHS, 1:07.45. 400 free relay — 1. OE 3:16.10; 4. FSHS (Ben Sloan, Nolan Frank, Canaan Campbell, Ethan Fisher), 3:29.25; 5. LHS (Nathan Evers, Dylan Orth, Carrick Finnegan, Zach Andregg), 3:33.91.

World Company Cup

Here are the current standings for the World Company Cup, which tallies head-to-head results involving the city’s two large-class high schools. In sports that do not compete head-to-head, a point is awarded to the team that fares better in the league meet. Free State Lawrence Boys soccer .5 .5 Girls tennis 1 0 Girls golf 0 1 Boys cross country 0 1 Girls cross country 1 0 Volleyball 0 1 Football 1 0 Girls basketball 1 0 Boys basketball 1 0 Wrestling 0 1 Boys swimming 1 0 Totals 6.5 4.5

College Women

Kansas University banquet/postseason awards Saturday at Anderson Family Football Complex KU awards Offensive MVP: junior Kortney Clifton Defensive MVP: senior Geneva Magness Most Improved Player: junior Kelsey Clifton Newcomer of Year: freshman Madi Hillis Speedy Gonzalez Hustle Award: senior Erin Ellefson Notes: Eight seniors (Kaitlyn Cunningham, Ellefson, Lauren Jackson, Erin Lewis, Magness, Rachel Morris, Caitlin Noble, Katie Williams) also recognized.

College Women

Saturday at Jayhawk Tennis Facility KANSAS 6, DRAKE 1 Doubles 1. Ekaterina Morozova/Dylan Windom, KU, def. Manca Krizman/Gabriela Demos, 8-2. 2. Sara Lazarevic/Monica Pezzotti, KU, def. Klavdija Rebol/Jessica Aguilera, 8-3. 3. Erin Wilbert/Paulina Los, KU, def. Jessica LaBarte/Amanda Aragon, 8-6. Singles 1. Ekaterina Morozova, KU, def. Manca Krizman, 6-2, 6-3. 2. Gabriela Demos, Drake, def. Sara Lazarevic, 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (2). 3. Monica Pezzotti, KU, def. Klavdija Rebol, 6-4, 6-4. 4. Paulina Los, KU, def. Ali Patterson, 6-2, 6-1. 5. Dylan Windom, KU, def. Jessica LaBarte, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0. 6. Victoria Khanevskaya, KU, def. Amanda Aragon, 6-3, 6-1. Kansas record: 1-0. Drake record: 0-3.

Area College

WOMEN Saturday at Baldwin City EVANGEL 63, BAKER 52 Baker highlights: Emily Gibson 15 points, 9 rebounds; Brittany Hines 11 points. Baker record: 13-11, 8-6 HAAC. Next: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Avila. MEN Saturday at Baldwin City BAKER 71, EVANGEL 65 Baker highlights: Jaris Wommack 15 points; Andre Strozier 12 points; Joe Wachter 10 points; Austin Bond 10 points. Baker record: 10-14, 6-8 HAAC. Next: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Avila.

High School

Area Girls Box Score Friday at Louisburg LOUISBURG 52, EUDORA 34 Eudora 3 9 11 11 — 34 Louisburg 17 9 14 12 — 52 Eudora — Mays 2, Topil 4, Roberts 1, Pringle 17, Drinnon 3, Webb 2, Lehmann 5. Louisburg — Wertz 2, Houchen 3, Mackey 16, Lemke 8, Vaughn 3, Mackey 2, Bell 8, Frazier 10. FRESHMAN BOYS Saturday at Free State FREE STATE 50, SHAWNEE MISSION EAST 28 Free State scoring: Blake Winslow 17, PJ Budenbender 7, Keith Loneker 6, Reshawn Caro 4, Tristan Garber 3, Kimani Garrett 3, Cole Moreano 2, Joe Dineen 3, Andy Crump 3, John Gregory 2. Free State record: 11-1. Next: Tuesday at Shawnee Mission South. BOYS Alma, Neb. 48, Northern Valley 35 Beloit 43, Chapman 38 Beloit 43, Chapman 38 BV North 53, Bishop Miege 35 Centralia 50, Marysville 45 Dodge City 54, Liberal 48 Fort Scott 54, Labette County 42 Garden City 66, Derby 64, OT Great Bend 40, Manhattan 39, OT Greeley County 56, Johnson-Stanton County 30 Mill Valley 56, KC Turner 41 Minneapolis 53, Clay Center 22 SM Northwest 60, SM West 46 South Haven 58, Norwich 50 St. Thomas Aquinas 56, Blue Valley Southwest 45 Wichita Collegiate 59, El Dorado 34 Wichita East 59, Wichita South 41 Wichita Heights 77, Kapaun Mount Carmel 48 Wichita North 66, Wichita Northwest 62, 2OT Wichita Southeast 61, Bishop Carroll 51 GIRLS Alma, Neb. 44, Northern Valley 34 Bishop Carroll 53, Wichita Southeast 46 Chapman 44, Beloit 38 Dodge City 50, Liberal 22 Fort Scott 64, Labette County 57 Garden City 44, Derby 27 Greeley County 59, Johnson-Stanton County 50 Hutchinson Central Christian 52, Scott City 40 Manhattan 56, Great Bend 51, OT Marysville 71, Centralia 63 Mill Valley 56, KC Turner 32 Minneapolis 41, Clay Center 32 Norwich 55, South Haven 26 Pembroke Hill, Mo. 35, KC Christian 25 Wichita Collegiate 61, El Dorado 51 Wichita East 67, Wichita South 32 Wichita Heights 69, Kapaun Mount Carmel 44 Wichita Northwest 48, Wichita North 35

High School

Sunflower League Meet Finals Saturday at Lawrence High Team scores: 1. SM East 305.5; 2. Olathe East 294.5; 3. Olathe Northwest 230.5; 4. Free State 156; 5. SM Northwest 116; 6. Lawrence 79; 7. Olathe South 76.5; 8. SM South 61; 9. SM North 38; 10. SM West 20; 11. Leavenworth 10; 12. Olathe North 8. 200 medley relay — 1. Olathe East, 1:39.23; 4. Free State (Nolan Frank, Logan Sloan, Ben Sloan, Canaan Campbell), 1:44.73; 9. Lawrence (Adam Edmonds, Eric Long, Nathan Evers, Dylan Orth), 1:51.31. 200 free — 1. Zach Holbrook, SME, 1:49.96; 4. Ethan Fisher, FSHS, 1:53.19; 6. Nolan Frank, FSHS, 1:58.51. 200 I.M. — 1. Ben Bravence, OE, 1:59.57; 2. Zach Andregg, LHS, 2:01.57; 4. Ben Sloan, FSHS, 2:04.15; 7. Canaan Campbell, FSHS, 2:07.06. 50 free — 1. Rayne Walton, ONW, 23.00. One-meter diving — 1. Clark Thomas, ONW, 517.00; 16. Charlie Thiel, LHS, 205.50. 100 fly — 1. Ben Scheffer, OE, 51.67; 2. Ben Sloan, FSHS, 54.75; 7. Logan Sloan, FSHS, 59.18; 8. Nathan Evers, LHS, 59.33. 100 free — 1. Zach Andregg, LHS, 49.11. 500 free — 1. Ben Bravence, OE, 4:33.83; 3. Canaan Campbell, FSHS, 4:56.84; 5. Ethan Fisher, FSHS, 5:05.86; 11. Connor Munk, FSHS, 5:27.38. 200 free relay — 1. SME, 1:31.72; 7. FSHS (Tony Libeer, Logan Sloan, Chris Helt, Ethan Fisher), 1:35.69; 7. LHS (Nathan Evers, Carrick Finnegan, Dylan Orth, Zach Andregg), 1:37.25. 100 back — 1. Ben Scheffer, OE, 51.48; 3. Nolan Frank, FSHS, 56.80; 7. Adam Edmonds, LHS, 59.30; 10. Connor Munk, FSHS, 59.98.

College

NEW BALANCE COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL Friday, Saturday at New York Kansas Results WOMEN 60 Championship Prelims — 27. Denesha Morris, 7.56 60 Meter Hurdles Championship Prelims — 46. Rebecca Neville, 8.90 200 College Prelims – 18. Francine Simpson, 25.46 200 Championship Prelims — 16. Denesha Morris, 24.43 400 Championship Prelims — 9. Diamond Dixon, 55.08 (qualified). 29. Kendra Bradley, 56.96. 400 Championship Finals — 4. Diamond Dixon, 53.93 500 Championship Final — 5. Shayla Wilson, 1:13.63. 11. Taylor Washington, 1:15.36. 800 College — 3. Cori Christensen, 2:11.97 Mile — 16. Natalie Becker, 5:04.91. 32. Kathleen Thompson, 5:13.00 Mile Championship — 4. Rebeka Stowe, 4:46.62 3,000 College — 2. Amanda Miller, 9:46.11. 11. Kyra Kilwein, 10:00.10. 14. Tessa Turcotte, 10:05.66. 19. Kara Windisch, 10:12.40 Pole Vault Championship — 5. Jaci Perryman, J4.10m (13-05.50ft.). 10. Demi Payne, 3.80m (1205.50ft.). 11. Julia Cummings, J3.80m (1205.50ft.) Pole Vault College — 10. Abby Jones, J3.65m (11-11.75ft.). 11. Tara Turnbull, J3.65m (1111.75ft.) Long Jump Championship — 4. Francine Simpson, 6.22m (20-05.00ft.). 8. Andrea Geubelle, J5.96m (19-06.75ft.) Long Jump College — 6. Rebecca Neville, 5.83m (19-01.50ft.) Triple Jump — 4. Andrea Geubelle, 12.86m (4202.25ft.) Shot Put Championship — 14. Jessica Maroszek, 13.86m (45-05.75ft.). 38. Heather Bergmann, 12.26m (40-02.75ft.). 47. Elise Umbarger, 11.28m (37-00.00ft.) 4X400 Meter Relay — 9. Bradley, Dixon, Morris, Washington, 3:42.74 Distance Medley Championship Relay — 10. Bradley, Christensen, Kilwein, Stowe, 11:39.93 MEN 400 Championship Prelims — 23. Kyle Clemons, 49.04 400 College Prelims — 24. Pieter Marx, 49.61 500 Championship Finals — 4. Keron Toussaint, 1:03.30. 10. Dominique Manley, 1:04.85 500 College Finals — 15. Derrick Perry, 1:07.09 800 College — 4. Dalen Fink, 1:54.36. 20. Brendan Soucie, 1:55.45. 21. Nick Seckfort, 1:55.50 1,000 Championship — 27. Sean Proehl, 2:31.95, Season Best Mile College — 8. Josh Munsch, 4:12.67 , Personal Best Mile Championship — 7. Donny Wasinger, 4:26.05 3,000 Eastern — 9. Josh Baden, 8:36.90 3,000 College — 9. Nick Caprario, 8:26.04. 18. Greg Bussing, 8:34.34 Pole Vault College — 2. Alex Bishop, 5.00m (1604.75ft.). 6. Cooper Merrill, J4.90m (16-01.00ft.) High Jump College — 5. Nick Canton, 1.98m (606.00ft.). 7. Nick Giancana, J1.98m (6-6.00ft.) Triple Jump College — 19. Darryl Trotter, 13.92m (45-08.00ft.) Shot Put Championship — 1. Mason Finley, 20.40m (66-11.25ft.) (meet, venue record). 16. Joel Krause, 15.98m (52-05.00ft.). 18. Brian Bishop, 15.79m (51-09.75ft.) 4X400 Meter Relay — 6. Clemons, Manley, Marx, Toussaint, 3:12.39 Distance Medley Championship Relay — 9. Fink, Marx, Munsch, Wasinger, 10:06.57

NHL

Saturday’s Games San Jose 2, Boston 0 Montreal 2, N.Y. Rangers 0 Anaheim 3, Colorado 0 Buffalo 6, Toronto 2 N.Y. Islanders 5, Ottawa 3 Philadelphia 3, Dallas 1 Carolina 4, Atlanta 3, OT Columbus 4, Edmonton 3 Nashville 3, Detroit 0 Phoenix 1, Minnesota 0 Los Angeles 4, Calgary 3, SO

PGA Phoenix Open

Saturday At TPC Scottsdale Scottsdale, Ariz. Purse: $6.1 million Yardage: 7,216; Par: 71 Second Round Tommy Gainey Mark Wilson Bill Haas Chris Couch Rickie Fowler Phil Mickelson Geoff Ogilvy Jason Dufner Gary Woodland

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The Associated Press

Blazers 111, Cavaliers 105 CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have the NBA’s record for futility all to themselves. Cleveland’s losing streak reached 24 games Saturday night when Wesley Matthews scored 31 points, and LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a win over the pitiful Cavs, who remain winless in 2011 and have lost a mind-boggling 34 of 35. PORTLAND (111) Batum 6-8 4-4 21, Aldridge 9-19 2-2 20, Cunningham 3-7 0-0 6, Miller 3-9 1-3 7, Matthews 11-17 4-4 31, Fernandez 6-10 3-3 17, Przybilla 1-1 0-0 2, Mills 3-7 1-1 7, Babbitt 0-0 00 0. Totals 42-78 15-17 111. CLEVELAND (105) Eyenga 5-12 1-2 12, Jamison 7-16 1-1 17, Hickson 4-11 3-4 11, Sessions 7-11 1-2 15, Parker 4-7 0-0 9, Harris 3-3 4-4 12, Hollins 1-2 1-1 3, Gibson 5-11 0-0 12, Samuels 0-1 0-0 0, Moon 5-6 2-2 14. Totals 41-80 13-16 105. Portland 23 32 31 25 — 111 Cleveland 20 37 26 22 — 105 3-Point Goals—Portland 12-19 (Batum 5-6, Matthews 5-7, Fernandez 2-5, Mills 0-1), Cleveland 10-23 (Harris 2-2, Moon 2-3, Gibson 25, Jamison 2-7, Eyenga 1-2, Parker 1-2, Hickson 0-1, Sessions 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Portland 43 (Aldridge 10), Cleveland 37 (Sessions, Hickson, Eyenga 6). Assists— Portland 27 (Miller 13), Cleveland 28 (Gibson 9). Total Fouls—Portland 21, Cleveland 20. Technicals—Cleveland defensive three second. A—19,975 (20,562).

Lakers 101, Hornets 95 NEW ORLEANS — Pau Gasol had a season-high 34 points to go with 10 rebounds, powering the Lakers to the road win. L.A. LAKERS (101) Artest 2-7 0-0 5, Gasol 13-17 8-9 34, Bynum 58 2-4 12, Fisher 1-5 0-0 3, Bryant 10-22 8-8 32, Odom 3-9 3-4 9, Brown 2-5 2-2 6, Blake 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 36-76 23-27 101. NEW ORLEANS (95) Pondexter 0-3 0-0 0, West 8-16 0-0 16, Gray 57 0-0 10, Paul 8-11 2-2 21, Belinelli 3-10 0-0 9, Green 1-6 0-0 2, Mbenga 3-5 2-2 8, Pavlovic 0-1 0-0 0, Jack 2-5 0-0 4, Thornton 6-12 0-0 14, Andersen 5-7 0-0 11. Totals 41-83 4-4 95. L.A. Lakers 27 29 25 20 — 101 New Orleans 19 31 32 13 — 95 3-Point Goals—L.A. Lakers 6-18 (Bryant 4-5, Artest 1-3, Fisher 1-4, Brown 0-1, Odom 0-2, Blake 0-3), New Orleans 9-21 (Paul 3-4, Belinelli 3-7, Thornton 2-4, Andersen 1-3, Pondexter 0-1, Green 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Lakers 42 (Gasol 10), New Orleans 44 (West 12). Assists—L.A. Lakers 20 (Bryant 5), New Orleans 24 (Paul 15). Total Fouls—L.A. Lakers 11, New Orleans 22. A—18,426 (17,188).

Mavericks 101, Bobcats 92 C H A R L O T T E , N . C . — Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, and Tyson Chandler grabbed 15 rebounds against his former team. DALLAS (101) Stevenson 2-7 0-0 5, Nowitzki 10-19 4-4 25, Chandler 4-10 1-2 9, Kidd 4-8 1-2 13, Barea 7-14 0-0 15, Marion 5-9 0-0 10, Terry 7-14 7-7 21, Cardinal 0-1 0-0 0, Haywood 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 4086 14-17 101. CHARLOTTE (92) Wallace 6-15 1-2 13, Diaw 5-12 0-0 11, K.Brown 2-7 6-6 10, Augustin 7-17 4-5 21, Jackson 5-17 66 17, Mohammed 2-5 0-0 4, Najera 2-5 0-0 4, Livingston 3-9 4-5 10, Henderson 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 33-89 21-24 92. Dallas 31 24 27 19 — 101 Charlotte 22 23 21 26 — 92 3-Point Goals—Dallas 7-22 (Kidd 4-8, Nowitzki 1-2, Barea 1-3, Stevenson 1-6, Cardinal 0-1, Terry 0-2), Charlotte 5-21 (Augustin 3-8, Diaw 14, Jackson 1-4, Mohammed 0-1, Najera 0-1, Wallace 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Dallas 54 (Chandler 15), Charlotte 54 (Wallace 11). Assists—Dallas 20 (Kidd 6), Charlotte 16 (Jackson 5). Total Fouls—Dallas 20, Charlotte 17. Technicals—Chandler, Jackson, Charlotte defensive three second. A—17,743 (19,077).

Nuggets 113, T-wolves 100 M I N N E A P O L I S — Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, and J.R. Smith had 10 of his 14 points in the final seven minutes. DENVER (113) Anthony 9-13 5-8 25, Martin 3-8 1-2 7, Nene 611 0-1 12, Billups 6-9 5-5 21, Afflalo 8-11 2-3 22, Andersen 1-1 2-2 4, Smith 6-11 1-1 14, Harrington 4-11 0-0 8, Carter 0-3 0-0 0, Williams 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 43-79 16-22 113. MINNESOTA (100) Beasley 7-20 8-12 23, Love 6-14 6-7 18, Milicic 5-9 0-0 10, Flynn 5-13 0-0 11, Brewer 6-10 1-1 15, Telfair 3-9 1-2 7, Johnson 4-11 0-0 10, Pekovic 02 1-2 1, Hayward 1-4 0-0 3, Tolliver 0-3 2-2 2. Totals 37-95 19-26 100. Denver 25 34 28 26 — 113 Minnesota 23 23 38 16 — 100 3-Point Goals—Denver 11-27 (Billups 4-6, Afflalo 4-6, Anthony 2-4, Smith 1-4, Martin 0-1, Carter 0-2, Harrington 0-4), Minnesota 7-27 (Brewer 2-2, Johnson 2-7, Hayward 1-2, Beasley 1-4, Flynn 1-5, Tolliver 0-1, Love 0-3, Telfair 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Denver 55 (Smith, Harrington 7), Minnesota 52 (Love 19). Assists—Denver 30 (Billups 13), Minnesota 23 (Brewer, Beasley 5). Total Fouls—Denver 22, Minnesota 20. Technicals—Minnesota defensive three second. A—15,389 (19,356).

Pistons 89, Bucks 78 M I L W A U K E E — Reserve Richard Hamilton scored 15 points in his first action since Jan. 10. DETROIT (89) Prince 6-10 0-1 12, Wallace 0-0 1-4 1, Monroe 3-6 1-2 7, Gordon 3-7 6-7 12, McGrady 7-14 6-6 20, Hamilton 7-14 0-0 15, Bynum 4-5 1-2 9, Daye 3-5 0-0 7, Villanueva 2-6 2-2 6, Wilcox 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 35-68 17-24 89. MILWAUKEE (78) Maggette 7-12 0-0 15, Ilyasova 3-11 0-0 6, Bogut 8-15 2-2 18, Jennings 2-7 0-0 4, Delfino 211 2-2 8, Salmons 2-6 2-2 6, Dooling 1-5 0-0 3, Mbah a Moute 1-1 2-3 4, Douglas-Roberts 3-4 22 8, Sanders 0-2 0-0 0, Boykins 2-5 2-2 6, Temple 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-79 12-13 78. Detroit 26 26 14 23 — 89 Milwaukee 22 25 13 18 — 78 3-Point Goals—Detroit 2-8 (Hamilton 1-1, Daye 1-1, Villanueva 0-3, McGrady 0-3), Milwaukee 417 (Delfino 2-6, Maggette 1-2, Dooling 1-4, Boykins 0-1, Ilyasova 0-1, Jennings 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Detroit 49 (Prince 11), Milwaukee 40 (Bogut, Ilyasova 9). Assists— Detroit 18 (Bynum 4), Milwaukee 16 (Jennings 5). Total Fouls—Detroit 18, Milwaukee 23. Technicals—Milwaukee defensive three second. A—15,791 (18,717).

Thunder 121, Jazz 105 SALT LAKE CITY — Russell Westbrook scored 33 points, and Oklahoma City earned its fifth win in six games. OKLAHOMA CITY (121) Durant 7-17 5-5 21, Green 8-9 2-2 20, Krstic 48 4-4 12, Westbrook 10-15 9-10 33, Sefolosha 13 0-0 2, Harden 5-9 2-4 14, Ibaka 1-3 0-0 2, Collison 1-4 0-1 2, Maynor 4-4 0-0 10, Cook 1-1 00 3, White 1-2 0-0 2, Ivey 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 43-76 22-26 121.

How former Jayhawks fared

STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 37 12 .755 New York 25 24 .510 Philadelphia 23 26 .469 New Jersey 15 36 .294 Toronto 14 37 .275 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 36 14 .720 Atlanta 33 18 .647 Orlando 32 19 .627 Charlotte 21 29 .420 Washington 13 37 .260 Central Division W L Pct Chicago 34 15 .694 Indiana 20 27 .426 Milwaukee 19 30 .388 Detroit 19 32 .373 Cleveland 8 43 .157 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 42 8 .840 Dallas 35 15 .700 New Orleans 32 20 .615 Memphis 27 25 .519 Houston 24 28 .462 Northwest Division W L Pct Oklahoma City 33 17 .660 Denver 30 21 .588 Utah 30 22 .577 Portland 27 24 .529 Minnesota 11 39 .220 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Lakers 35 16 .686 Phoenix 23 25 .479 Golden State 22 27 .449 L.A. Clippers 19 30 .388 Sacramento 12 35 .255 Today’s Games L.A. Clippers at Miami, 11 a.m. Indiana at New Jersey, 11 a.m. Philadelphia at New York, 11 a.m. Orlando at Boston, 1:30 p.m.

GB — 12 14 23 24 GB — 31⁄2 41⁄2 15 23 GB — 13 15 16 27 GB — 7 11 16 19 GB — 31⁄2 4 61⁄2 22 GB — 101⁄2 12 15 21

UTAH (105) Hayward 2-4 2-2 6, Millsap 15-20 4-5 34, Jefferson 7-12 7-9 21, Williams 6-15 2-2 14, Bell 5-8 1-2 14, Watson 0-2 2-2 2, Fesenko 1-2 0-1 2, Miles 2-11 2-4 6, Evans 1-2 0-0 2, Elson 1-2 0-0 2, Price 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 41-80 20-27 105. Oklahoma City 27 35 30 29 — 121 Utah 37 20 24 24 — 105 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma City 13-21 (Westbrook 4-4, Green 2-2, Maynor 2-2, Harden 2-4, Durant 2-6, Cook 1-1, Ivey 0-1, Sefolosha 01), Utah 3-18 (Bell 3-5, Watson 0-1, Price 0-1, Hayward 0-1, Millsap 0-1, Williams 0-4, Miles 05). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Oklahoma City 38 (Durant 12), Utah 45 (Millsap 10). Assists—Oklahoma City 30 (Westbrook 10), Utah 27 (Williams 11). Total Fouls—Oklahoma City 24, Utah 20. A—19,711 (19,911).

Rockets 95, Grizzlies 93, OT HOUSTON — Kevin Martin scored 31 points, including 15for-15 shooting from the freethrow line. MEMPHIS (93) Gay 7-19 3-3 17, Randolph 8-14 6-7 22, Gasol 715 5-6 19, Conley 2-16 2-3 6, Young 2-8 3-4 7, Vasquez 3-5 0-0 7, Arthur 4-5 1-2 9, Allen 3-6 00 6, Henry 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-88 20-25 93. HOUSTON (95) Battier 2-8 0-0 5, Scola 7-16 3-4 17, Hayes 7-10 1-2 15, Lowry 3-9 1-2 9, Martin 7-21 15-15 31, Patterson 1-4 0-0 2, Brooks 2-6 2-2 6, Lee 3-7 00 6, Miller 1-2 0-0 2, Budinger 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 3486 22-25 95. Memphis 26 25 20 16 6 — 93 Houston 20 23 24 20 8 — 95 3-Point Goals—Memphis 1-8 (Vasquez 1-2, Gay 0-1, Conley 0-5), Houston 5-19 (Martin 2-5, Lowry 2-5, Battier 1-6, Budinger 0-1, Brooks 02). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Memphis 52 (Randolph 17), Houston 60 (Battier 13). Assists—Memphis 16 (Conley 5), Houston 17 (Lowry 6). Total Fouls—Memphis 25, Houston 22. A—18,195 (18,043).

Hawks 99, Wizards 92 WASHINGTON — Josh Smith scored 29 points and added a season-high 16 rebounds. ATLANTA (99) Williams 5-11 4-4 15, Smith 11-19 6-8 29, Pachulia 2-4 3-7 7, Bibby 2-6 1-2 7, Johnson 7-12 6-6 21, Ja.Crawford 3-12 3-4 9, Evans 0-3 0-0 0, Collins 0-1 3-4 3, Wilkins 4-5 0-0 8. Totals 34-73 26-35 99. WASHINGTON (92) Lewis 4-9 0-0 10, Blatche 7-14 0-0 14, McGee 5-10 2-5 12, Wall 8-13 2-7 18, Young 7-17 4-6 21, Yi 0-3 0-0 0, Hinrich 6-9 0-0 13, Thornton 2-2 0-0 4, Booker 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-77 8-18 92. Atlanta 28 24 24 23 — 99 Washington 19 27 25 21 — 92 3-Point Goals—Atlanta 5-13 (Bibby 2-3, Johnson 1-1, Williams 1-2, Smith 1-3, Evans 0-1, Ja.Crawford 0-3), Washington 6-12 (Young 3-6, Lewis 2-4, Hinrich 1-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 54 (Smith 16), Washington 42 (Blatche, Wall 6). Assists—Atlanta 16 (Ja.Crawford 5), Washington 18 (Wall 6). Total Fouls—Atlanta 13, Washington 24. Technicals—Washington defensive three second 2. A—16,256 (20,173).

Warriors 101, Bulls 90 OAKLAND , C ALIF . — Monta Ellis scored 33 points. CHICAGO (90) Deng 7-15 1-2 18, Boozer 10-17 1-4 21, Thomas 4-5 0-0 8, Rose 6-15 2-2 14, Bogans 2-5 0-0 6, Brewer 1-4 0-1 2, Gibson 3-4 2-4 8, Asik 1-1 0-0 2, Korver 4-9 0-0 11, Watson 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 3880 6-13 90. GOLDEN STATE (101) D.Wright 8-16 1-2 20, Lee 5-15 3-6 13, Biedrins 3-4 0-0 6, Curry 9-15 3-3 23, Ellis 11-22 10-10 33, Udoh 2-3 0-0 4, Williams 0-2 2-2 2, Radmanovic 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 38-79 19-23 101. Chicago 25 22 25 18 — 90 Golden State 23 25 25 28 — 101 3-Point Goals—Chicago 8-25 (Korver 3-8, Deng 3-8, Bogans 2-3, Watson 0-1, Rose 0-5), Golden State 6-18 (D.Wright 3-9, Curry 2-4, Ellis 1-4, Radmanovic 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Chicago 48 (Boozer 10), Golden State 46 (Biedrins 8). Assists—Chicago 28 (Rose 10), Golden State 26 (Curry 8). Total Fouls— Chicago 16, Golden State 15. Technicals— Boozer. Flagrant Fouls—Lee. A—19,596 (19,596).

Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision) Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 9. FGs: 4-5. FTs: 1-2. Sherron Collins, Charlotte Did not play (coach’s decision) Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 2. FGs: 1-4. FTs: 0-1. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Did not play (foot injury) Xavier Henry, Memphis Pts: 0. FGs: 0-0. FTs: 0-0. Kirk Hinrich, Washington Pts: 13. FGs: 6-9. FTs: 0-0.

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Intervention Specialist Beach Center on Disability, Institute for Life Span Studies, University of Kansas is looking for a part time to full time Intervention Specialist to provide expertise in reading and math in the Least Restrictive Environment on the Project Success project. Master’s degree in education or special education is required. For information and to apply online go to: https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position #00000231 Initial review to begin February 16, 2011. EO/AA employer.

- Vehicle Maintenance Full-time, benefits eligible position $13.61/hr.

Must have two (2) years of experience as an automotive or diesel mechanic and/or in auto body repair. Certification of completion from a vocational school or an associate’s degree in automotive mechanics, diesel mechanic or auto body repair may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. For more position information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00063037 For assistance, please call (785) 864-4946. Apply by February 14, 2011 EO/AA Employer

Classroom Coach Classroom Coach to model positive behavior supports for preschool teachers. BS in Early Childhood Education or related field. Preschool teaching experience and experience coaching adults. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Send resume and three references to: DCCDA 935 Iowa St. Suite 7 Lawrence, KS 66044 Email ajenny@dccda.org Fax (785) 842-1412 Reply by February 21.

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The University Of Kansas School Of Pharmacy has an immediate opening for a Communications Coordinator. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English or related area or five years of relevant work experience. For a complete listing of requirements and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00208942. Application deadline is 02/20/2011. EOAA.

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Classroom Coach to model positive behavior supports for preschool teachers. BS in Early Childhood Education or related field. Preschool teaching experience and experience coaching adults. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Send resume and three references to: DCCDA 935 Iowa St. Suite 7 Lawrence, KS 66044 Email ajenny@dccda.org Fax (785) 842-1412 Reply by February 21.

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KU School of Law - Full time, unclassified position oversees all law school information systems and computing resources. Required: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and one year work experience in computer industry or 5 years work experience in computer industry; 2 years experience with active directory and/or e-directory; 2 years experience designing web pages. Experience maintaining & managing network systems preferred. Application review: February 20, 2011. For more information and to apply on-line: https://jobs.ku.edu search for position 00067040. EO/AA.

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Academic and Student Services Director The University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications Applications are being accepted for a full-time position requiring a master’s degree plus 3-5 years of supervisory experience in an academic setting and 3-5 years of experience in advising, career services or recruitment/retention in a higher education setting. For a complete position description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search position number 00004908, and follow instructions. Review of applications begins 02/13/2011..

Director of Labs for the Analytical & Physical Chemistry The Chemistry Department at KU is seeking a Director of Labs for the Analytical & Physical Chemistry undergraduate teaching labs. Duties include overseeing the instrumentation of the lab and assisting faculty with the preparation and implementation of experiments. Requires master’s in chemistry. For a complete job description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00066214. Applications must include cover letter, resume and references. Review of applications begin 2-21-11. EO/AA

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3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, garage. 2831 Four Wheel Drive. $795/mo. Available 3BR, 1½ bath, 2301 Ranch Now. Call 785-766-8888 OPEN HOUSE Way. Reduced from $820 to Saturday Feb. 19, 2011 on all Studio, 1& 2BR. W/D, $750/mo. Offer ends Feb. 3BR, 3 full bath, all appls. + 10:00AM - 12:00PM Pet friendly, tanning, fit- 15th, 2011. Call 785-842-7644 W/D, FP, 2 car garage. Pet 3800 Greenway Circle, ness center, computer lab. ok. 1493 Marilee Drive. Lawrence, KS Open Daily! 785-749-1288 $995/mo. Call 785-218-1784 ____________________ www.campusapts.com * See leasing office for full de785-843-4040 Please join us for refreshSpacious 2BR avail. for tails. Some restrictions apply. www.thefoxrun.com ments and an inside look sublease May 1 or sooner at our facility. Amarr Lots of amenities, W/D, would love the opportuDW, security system, lg. PARKWAY 4000 nity to meet with you and patio (great for container Applecroft Apts. F R E E F E B R U A R Y R E N T ! review your resume. gardening), 1 car garage. 19th & Iowa • 2 & 3BRs, with 2 bathsl $895/mo. Sm. pets okay Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms • 2 car garage w/opener Representatives will be 785-691-7784 Gas, Water & Trash Paid • W/D hookups on site and ready to 785-843-8220 • New kitchen appliances answer your questions. Houses chasecourt@sunflower.com • New ceramic tile • Maintenance free 1BR farm house, near Law785-832-0555/785-766-2722 rence. Stove, refrig., W/D hookups, NO PETS! $560/ mo. +deposit. 785-842-3626 PARKWAY 6000 ½ Month FREE Leave name & phone # 2BRs - Near KU, on bus CALL FOR SPECIAL route, laundry on-site, • 2 & 3BRs, 2 level water/trash paid. No pets. Apartments, Houses & • Walkout bsmt. AC Management Duplexes. 785-842-7644 • W/D hookups Apartments 785-842-4461 www.GageMgmt.com • 2 car garage w/opener Furnished • Gas FP, balcony • Kitchen appliances 1BR, carport, refrigerator & Lawrence Suitel - The Best CANYON COURT • Maintenance free stove. Nice and efficient. In Rate in Town. By month or 785-832-0555/785-766-2722 1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts. North Lawrence. $525/mo. week. All utilities & cable New Deposit Specials! Avail. now. 785-841-1284 paid. No pets. 785-856-4645 Ceramic tile, walk-in closets, W/D, DW, fitness cenD O W N T O W N L O F T North Lawrence House Virginia Inn ter, pool, hot tub, FREE 4BR, 505 N. 2nd. 1 car garStudio Apartments Rooms by week. All utils. DVD rental, Small pets OK. age, on large lot. $850/mo. /mo. 600 sq. ft., $660 & cable paid. 785-843-6611 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805 Avail. now. 785-550-8499 No pets allowed www.firstmanagementinc.com Call Today 785-841-6565 Apartments advanco@sunflower.com Unfurnished -

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Here are some more details about this great opportunity: Successful associates will: ! Understand product freshness and quality demanded by our customers. ! Be willing to work flexible hours (including weekends & holidays as required). ! Develop technical, business, and leadership skills through position rotation and business assignments. ! Train and helps other advance their skills. ! Be a resource of information for other associates. ! Solve problems and make decisions. ! Maintain good housekeeping and cleanliness of the bakery. ! Understand that Plant safety and security is everyones’ responsibility. ! Contribute to the Topeka Community. ! Have fun and work hard!

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National Association, Plaintiff, vs. Donald AE. Spencer AKA Donald A. E. Spencer AKA Donald A Spencer, N Noelle Spencer AKA Nualsri N Spencer, Unknown Spouse of Donald AE. Spencer AKA Donald A. E. Spencer AKA Donald A Spencer, Unknown Spouse of N Noelle Spencer AKA Nualsri N Spencer, et al. Defendants.

you wish to dispute the validity of all or any portion of this debt, or would like the name and address of the original creditor, you must advise us in writing within thirty (30) days of the first notice you receive from us. Otherwise, we will assume the entire debt to be valid. This is an attempt to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Street, Lawrence, Kansas or Demand Star at www.demandstar.com, and are open for public inspection. Proposals shall be submitted in sealed envelopes, addressed to the Office of the County Clerk, Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, Kansas, upon which is clearly written or printed “Proposal for Douglas County Project No. 2010-9”, and the name and address of the bidder. Any bids received after the closing time will be returned unopened.

Signed: Shawn Scharenborg, # 24542 Sara Knittel, # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 NOTICE OF SUIT St. Louis, MO 63141 (314) 991-0255 THE STATE OF KANSAS to: (314) 567-8006 Donald AE. Spencer AKA Email: Donald A. E. Spencer AKA sscharenborg@km-law.com Donald A Spencer, N Noelle Send Court Returns to: Spencer AKA Nualsri N Kansas@km-law.com Spencer, Unknown Spouse Attorney for Plaintiff _______ of Donald AE. Spencer AKA Donald A. E. Spencer AKA (First published in the LawDonald A Spencer and Unknown Spouse of N Noelle rence Daily Journal-World Spencer AKA Nualsri N January 29, 2011) Spencer, Defendants, and DOUGLAS COUNTY, all other persons who are KANSAS or may be concerned: PROJECT NO. 2010-9 BID #11-F-0001 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED: That a Petition has been NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, Notice is hereby given that Case No. 10CV774 by Wells sealed proposals for the Fargo Bank, National Asso- performance of the conciation , praying for fore- tract above noted will be closure of a mortgage exe- received in the Office of the cuted by Donald AE. Spen- Douglas County Clerk until cer AKA Donald A. E. Spen- 3:00 P.M., Monday, Februcer AKA Donald A Spencer ary 21st, 2011, and then and N Noelle Spencer AKA publicly opened in the Nualsri N Spencer on Courthouse, 1100 Massa03/22/2006 and recorded in chusetts Street, Lawrence, Book 1004 Page 0253 in the Kansas. real estate records of Douglas County, Kansas, Project No. 2010-9 includes related to the following removal of a 29’- 4” Span Steel Girder Bridge, purproperty: chase and installation of a THE WEST 40 FEET OF LOT precast 32’ FT3 Oldcastle 123 AND THE EAST 40 FEET P/S Bridge (or approved OF LOT 125, ALL ON INDI- equal), shoo-fly construcANA STREET IN THE CITY OF tion and removal, grading, BALDWIN CITY, IN DOUGLAS aggregate surfacing, temporary traffic control and COUNTY, KANSAS. erosion control items. This You are hereby required to project is located 15.89 miplead to the Petition on or les north and 4.5 miles east before March 12, 2011 in the of the southwest corner of court at Douglas County, Douglas County, Kansas. Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will All bids are submitted on be entered in due course forms obtainable at the Office of the Director of Pubupon the petition. lic Works and County EngiNOTICE TO BORROWER: If neer, 1242 Massachusetts Case No. 10CV774 Div. No. 5 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved)

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(First published in the Law- ACRES MORE OR LESS, SUB- for a judgment against de- cdoornink@msfirm.com rence Daily Journal-World JECT TO EASEMENTS AND fendants and any other in- Aaron M. Schuckman, February 6, 2011) ROADS OF RECORD, IF ANY terested parties and you #22251 are hereby required to aschuckman@msfirm.com THERE plead to the Petition for 11460 Tomahawk Creek Millsap & Singer, LLC 11460 Tomahawk Creek BE. Tax ID No. Foreclosure by March 21, Parkway, Suite 300 2011 in the District Court of Leawood, KS 66211 Parkway, Suite 300 023-137-35-0-00-00-003.00-0 Leawood, KS 66211 MORE ACCURATELY DE- Douglas County, Kansas. If (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9132 SCRIBED AS: THE NORTH- you fail to plead, judgment (913) 339-9045 (fax) (913) 339-9045 (fax) WEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF and decree will be entered THE NORTHWEST QUARTER in due course upon the re- ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF (NW1/4) OF SECTION quest of plaintiff. MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS Douglas County, KANSAS THIRTY-FIVE (35), TOWNATTORNEYS FOR CIVIL DEPARTMENT SHIP THIRTEEN (13),RANGE MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC CitiMortgage, Inc IS ATSEVENTEEN (17), DOUGLAS By: TEMPTING TO COLLECT A CitiMortgage, Inc. COUNTY, KANSAS, SUBJECT Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 DEBT AND ANY INFORMAPlaintiff, TO EASEMENTS AND ROADS lcraft@msfirm.com vs. OF RECORD, IF ANY THERE Kristin Fisk Worster, #21922 TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. kworster@msfirm.com Bradley D Trimble, Eliza- BE. _______ Chad R. Doornink, #23536 beth A Trimble nka ElizaCopies of the Contract Doc- beth A Frevert, Jane Doe, uments, Plans and Specifi- and John Doe, et al., cations are available from Defendants the Office of the Director of Public Works and County Case No. 11CV54 Engineer of Douglas Court No. 4 County, Kansas. A Thirty Dollar ($30.00) Title to Real Estate Involved non-refundable deposit is Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 required per set, which inNOTICE OF SUIT cludes one full size set of plans and a copy of the contract documents and STATE OF KANSAS to the specifications. The con- above named Defendants tract documents, plans and and The Unknown Heirs, exspecifications become the ecutors, devisees, trustees, property of the prospective creditors, and assigns of bidder and are not returna- any deceased defendants; ble. Copies of the project the unknown spouses of drawings and specifica- any defendants; the untions are on file and open known officers, successors, for public inspection at the trustees, creditors and asOffice of the County Engi- signs of any defendants neer. that are existing, dissolved Get 46,000 daily internet visits and 41,000 daily newspaper readers every or dormant corporations; time you place an ad with KansasBUYandSELL.com All bids must be accompa- the unknown executors, adnied by a CERTIFIED CHECK, ministrators, devisees, CASHIER’S CHECK or a BID trustees, creditors, succesBOND for not less than Five sors and assigns of any dePercent (5%) of the base fendants that are or were bid as a guarantee that if partners or in partnership; awarded the Contract, the and the unknown guardibidder will enter into a Con- ans, conservators and trustract and give bond as re- tees of any defendants that quired. Said check or bond are minors or are under any shall be made payable to legal disability and all other the Board of County Com- person who are or may be missioners, Douglas concerned: County, Kansas. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED The Board of County Com- that a Petition for Mortgage missioners of Douglas Foreclosure has been filed County, Kansas reserve the in the District Court of right to reject any or all Douglas County, Kansas by bids and to waive techni- CitiMortgage, Inc, praying calities, and to award the for foreclosure of certain contract to the bidder that real property legally dethe Commission deems scribed as follows: best suited to accomplish the work. THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF THE NORTHDOUGLAS COUNTY WEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF PUBLIC WORKS SECTION THIRTY-FIVE (35), Keith A. Browning, P.E. TOWNSHIP THIRTEEN (13), Director of Public Works Date: 1/26/11 RANGE SEVENTEEN (17), _______ CONTAINING FORTY (40)

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K-State edges Iowa State ————

Baylor knocks off A&M; Mizzou, Texas roll The Associated Press

Kansas State 86, Iowa State 85 AMES, IOWA — Down one with the ball and the shot clock turned off, Kansas State coach Frank Martin called a play his team hadn’t run all year. Predictably, the Wildcats didn’t execute the way Martin drew it up. But as he’s done so often in his brilliant career, Jacob Pullen was there to bail them out. Pullen sliced through traffic for a layup with 2.6 seconds left, and Kansas State rallied for its first Big 12 road win. Pullen scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half to lead the Wildcats (16-8, 4-5 Big 12), who’ve won two straight following a humbling 90-66 loss at rival Kansas last weekend. Pullen nearly lost the ball before tossing a one-hander off the glass, capping a stellar clutch performance from Kansas State’s senior leader. “Jacob did what good players do, they make a play. It’s not always the X and the O. It’s sometimes the player within the X and the O that makes a play that makes the difference,” Martin said. Pullen brought the Wildcats within 81-80 with 2:20 left, and his three with 53 seconds left cut the Cyclones’ lead to 85-84. Diante Garrett then missed a layup, giving KSU one more chance to put the ball in Pullen’s hands. “A lot of times we get down on the road, and we panic and take bad shots. Just wanted to settle down and take the shots that were given to me,” Pullen said. “It was a win that we needed — a win that we needed a lot.” Iowa State’s Jamie Vanderbeken, who drilled a long turnaround three at the buzzer to beat Creighton earlier this season, missed a similar shot at the buzzer. Garrett had 23 points, Scott Christopherson added 22, and Vanderbeken had 18 for Iowa State (14-10, 1-8), which has lost two Big 12 games in overtime and two others by a point in the final seconds. “I was proud of them for their effort (Saturday), for fighting all game to give us a chance. We made big plays. Diante was outstanding; Scott made big shots,” Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg said. “We gave ourselves a chance, and that’s what you have to do. The ball just didn’t bounce our way at the end.” KANSAS ST. (16-8) Pullen 8-16 3-4 21, Southwell 1-2 0-0 2, McGruder 1-6 0-0 3, Kelly 3-5 0-1 6, Samuels 3-6 3-3 10, Peterson 2-2 0-0 5, Irving 4-4 0-2 10, Ojeleye 0-0 0-0 0, Russell 5-9 0-0 13, HenriquezRoberts 1-6 0-2 2, Spradling 5-9 0-0 14. Totals 3365 6-12 86. IOWA ST. (14-10) Palo 1-2 7-9 10, Ejim 2-3 2-2 6, Garrett 8-18 6-6 23, Christopherson 8-11 4-4 22, Vanderbeken 6-8 3-3 18, Railey 1-1 0-0 2, Anderson 2-7 0-0 4, Mitchell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-50 22-24 85. Halftime—Kansas St. 44-40. 3-Point Goals— Kansas St. 14-27 (Spradling 4-8, Russell 3-6, Irving 2-2, Pullen 2-5, Peterson 1-1, Samuels 1-2, McGruder 1-3), Iowa St. 7-14 (Vanderbeken 3-4, Christopherson 2-4, Palo 1-1, Garrett 1-4, Anderson 0-1). Fouled Out—Kelly, Railey. Rebounds—Kansas St. 30 (McGruder 6), Iowa St. 26 (Anderson 8). Assists—Kansas St. 17 (Pullen 8), Iowa St. 15 (Garrett 8). Total Fouls—Kansas St. 21, Iowa St. 17. Technicals—Kelly, Railey. A— 12,411.

Kentucky upset The Associated Press

Halftime—Georgetown 46-34. 3-Point Goals— Providence 7-21 (Mondy 3-8, Brooks 2-7, Coleman 1-2, Cotton 1-2, Batts 0-1, Council 0-1), Georgetown 8-26 (Clark 4-9, Wright 2-6, Thompson 1-3, Freeman 1-5, Lubick 0-1, Starks 01, Benimon 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Providence 42 (Brooks 10), Georgetown 43 (Vaughn 11). Assists—Providence 12 (Council 5), Georgetown 16 (Wright 5). Total Fouls— Providence 20, Georgetown 23. A—16,289.

Florida 70, No. 10 Kentucky 68 GAINESVILLE , F LA . — Chandler Parsons scored 17 points, Alex Tyus made two big defensive plays, and Florida turned it around at the free- No. 15 Louisville 61, throw line with an 18-of-22 DePaul 57 LOUISVILLE, KY. — Kyle Kuric night at the stripe. scored 19 points. KENTUCKY (16-6)

DEPAUL (6-16) Melvin 6-10 0-0 12, Faber 3-3 0-0 6, Kelly 3-11 0-0 8, Young 5-14 3-3 15, Drew 2-5 0-0 6, Bizoukas 0-0 0-0 0, Morgan 3-6 0-0 8, Freeland 1-3 0-1 2, McGhee 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-52 3-4 57. LOUISVILLE (18-5) C. Smith 3-6 2-2 10, Van Treese 3-3 0-0 6, Jennings 5-8 0-3 10, Siva 0-8 6-8 6, Marra 2-10 00 6, Goode 0-0 0-0 0, Kuric 6-9 4-5 19, Henderson 0-1 0-0 0, Justice 1-2 0-0 2, R. Smith 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 21-48 12-18 61. Halftime—Tied 34-34. 3-Point Goals—DePaul 824 (Drew 2-4, Morgan 2-4, Young 2-7, Kelly 2-9), Louisville 7-23 (Kuric 3-5, C. Smith 2-4, Marra 28, Henderson 0-1, Siva 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—DePaul 25 (Faber 6), Louisville 34 (Jennings, Marra 8). Assists—DePaul 15 (Bizoukas, Kelly, Young 4), Louisville 17 (Siva 10). Total Fouls—DePaul 17, Louisville 10. A—21,704.

No. 4 Pittsburgh 71, Cincinnati 59 No. 17 Syracuse 72, PITTSBURGH — Ashton Gibbs South Florida 49 TAMPA, FLA. — Rick Jackson tied a career-high with 25 points. scored a season-high 21 points with 12 rebounds. CINCINNATI (18-5)

Wilks 1-4 2-3 4, Bishop 2-10 0-0 5, Thomas 2-5 3-4 7, Wright 1-6 4-6 6, Dixon 0-4 0-0 0, Jackson 4-6 0-1 8, Davis 6-17 0-0 13, Kilpatrick 2-6 2-2 6, McClain 3-4 4-7 10, Parker 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-63 15-23 59. PITTSBURGH (21-2) Brown 3-6 3-4 11, Robinson 2-4 3-4 7, McGhee 2-8 2-3 6, Gibbs 7-11 6-6 25, Wanamaker 4-8 0-4 8, Woodall 2-4 3-5 7, Zanna 1-3 1-4 3, Moore 1-3 2-2 4, Richardson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-47 20-32 71. Halftime—Pittsburgh 40-23. 3-Point Goals— Cincinnati 2-13 (Bishop 1-2, Davis 1-7, Wright 0-1, Thomas 0-1, Kilpatrick 0-2), Pittsburgh 7-15 (Gibbs 5-5, Brown 2-3, Moore 0-2, Woodall 0-2, Wanamaker 0-3). Fouled Out—Jackson, Wilks. Rebounds—Cincinnati 40 (Jackson, Thomas 6), Pittsburgh 38 (McGhee 13). Assists—Cincinnati 10 (Dixon, Wright 3), Pittsburgh 15 (Woodall 4). Total Fouls—Cincinnati 25, Pittsburgh 20. A—12,615.

No. 5 Duke 76, N.C. State 52 D U R H A M , N . C . — Nolan Smith scored 18 of his 20 points during the first half. Nirmalendu Majmdar/AP Photo

KANSAS STATE’S JACOB PULLEN, RIGHT, PASSES THE BALL around Iowa State’s Bubu Palo during the first half. The Wildcats won, 86-85, on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Texas remained unbeaten in the Big 12. The Red Raiders kept this one closer than Texas’ 31point romp the last time the teams met on Jan. 11, cutting the Longhorns’ lead to seven in the second half. But J’Covan Brown made two threepointers in a 90-second span to help end the rally and give the Longhorns the push to put the game away. Brown f inished with 10 points for Texas (20-3, 8-0), which is off to its best-ever start in the Big 12. TEXAS TECH (11-13) Roberts 1-3 1-2 3, Singletary 1-3 2-2 4, Lewandowski 5-8 1-2 11, Reese 0-2 0-0 0, Roberson 4-11 5-6 16, Davis 1-2 0-1 2, Willis 2-7 0-0 4, Tairu 4-11 4-5 14, Crockett 3-8 0-1 6, Cooper 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 21-55 13-21 60. TEXAS (20-3) Johnson 6-11 4-5 16, Thompson 5-9 1-5 11, Hamilton 6-14 0-0 16, Balbay 2-3 2-2 6, Joseph 27 1-1 6, Lucas 1-2 0-0 2, Brown 3-6 1-2 10, Wangmene 0-1 3-4 3, Hill 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 28-56 12-19 76. Halftime—Texas 46-30. 3-Point Goals—Texas Tech 5-11 (Roberson 3-6, Tairu 2-3, Willis 0-2), Texas 8-16 (Hamilton 4-8, Brown 3-4, Joseph 1-3, Lucas 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Texas Tech 32 (Lewandowski 8), Texas 35 (Hamilton 9). Assists—Texas Tech 8 (Willis 3), Texas 15 (Brown, Thompson 3). Total Fouls—Texas Tech 19, Texas 14. A—16,734.

had 14 points and nine rebounds for Missouri (18-5, 4-4 Big 12), which is 0-4 on the road in conference play but has dominated at home. The Tigers are 14-0 in Mizzou Arena and have led by at least 15 points in the second half of the last nine games. “I think we came out with more energy,” Denmon said. “Everyone was moving around, flying on the defensive end.” Playing out of town remains a puzzle for the Tigers, who visit secondranked Kansas on Monday night. “Unfortunately,” English said. “We can do it, we just have to do it consistently.”

3-5 0-2 6, Dunn 6-17 0-2 17, A. Jones 4-6 0-0 10, Ellis 1-2 0-1 2, Acy 4-5 2-2 10, Love 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 29-56 11-16 76. TEXAS A&M (17-5) Harris 1-3 0-0 2, Loubeau 6-11 3-4 15, Holmes 56 5-8 19, Middleton 6-16 3-6 18, Walkup 1-3 0-0 3, Darko 0-1 0-0 0, Hibbert 1-7 2-2 4, Roberson 3-5 5-10 11, R. Turner 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 24-56 18-30 74. Halftime—Baylor 43-40. End Of Regulation— Tied 69. 3-Point Goals—Baylor 7-16 (Dunn 5-13, A. Jones 2-2, Ellis 0-1), Texas A&M 8-23 (Holmes 4-4, Middleton 3-9, Walkup 1-3, Harris 0-1, Darko 0-1, Hibbert 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Baylor 35 (A. Jones 8), Texas A&M 30 (Middleton 9). Assists—Baylor 14 (Dunn 5), Texas A&M 13 (Middleton 7). Total Fouls—Baylor 21, Texas A&M 16. A—10,398.

COLORADO (15-9) Relphorde 5-15 1-2 13, Dufault 5-7 0-0 10, Tomlinson 0-0 0-0 0, Burks 5-15 10-14 21, Higgins 5-12 2-2 14, Sharpe 2-3 0-0 4, Coney 0-0 0-0 0, Roberson 2-4 0-0 4, Knutson 2-7 2-2 7, Eckloff 00 0-0 0. Totals 26-63 15-20 73. MISSOURI (18-5) Ratliffe 6-7 2-2 14, Bowers 2-7 2-2 6, P. Pressey 3-7 6-6 13, M. Pressey 1-6 1-2 3, Denmon 6-15 46 17, Kreklow 0-0 0-0 0, Dixon 5-10 1-2 13, Safford 0-2 0-0 0, English 6-10 6-6 21, Moore 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 29-64 24-28 89. Halftime—Missouri 47-31. 3-Point Goals— Colorado 6-15 (Relphorde 2-4, Higgins 2-4, Knutson 1-3, Burks 1-4), Missouri 7-19 (English 36, Dixon 2-3, P. Pressey 1-3, Denmon 1-5, M. Pressey 0-2). Fouled Out—Roberson. Rebounds— Colorado 45 (Relphorde 12), Missouri 32 (Ratliffe 9). Assists—Colorado 10 (Burks 6), Missouri 13 (Dixon, P. Pressey 3). Total Fouls—Colorado 24, Missouri 19. A—14,288.

Oklahoma State 81, Oklahoma 75 STILLWATER , O KLA . — JeanPaul Olukemi scored 19 points, Darrell Williams added a career-high 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Oklahoma State raced back from an early 15-point deficit to snap Oklahoma’s four-game winning streak.

Baylor 76, No. 16 Texas A&M 74, OT COLLEGE STATION , T EXAS — Anthony Jones scored on a layup with 3.1 seconds left in overtime, and A.J. Walton stole the ball from Khris Middleton to preserve the victory for Baylor. Perry Jones, who led the Bears (15-7, 5-4 Big 12) with a season-high 27 points, gave them a 74-73 lead with his

OKLAHOMA (12-10) Fitzgerald 7-12 4-5 18, Pledger 2-8 4-4 9, Blair 2-9 9-9 13, Clark 0-3 0-0 0, Davis 6-15 4-4 18, Washington 1-1 1-1 3, Newell 1-1 0-1 2, Neal 2-3 2-2 6, Honore’ 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 24-55 24-26 75. OKLAHOMA ST. (16-7) D. Williams 5-7 8-10 18, Moses 3-5 2-2 8, Olukemi 4-14 11-13 19, Page 3-11 11-12 18, Brown 3-8 4-7 10, Penn 0-1 0-0 0, Pilgrim 3-4 0-0 6, Franklin 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 22-51 36-44 81. Halftime—Oklahoma 42-39. 3-Point Goals— Oklahoma 3-15 (Davis 2-7, Pledger 1-6, Blair 02), Oklahoma St. 1-14 (Page 1-7, Pilgrim 0-1, Penn 0-1, Brown 0-2, Olukemi 0-3). Fouled Out— Neal. Rebounds—Oklahoma 28 (Clark, Fitzgerald 5), Oklahoma St. 38 (D. Williams 12). Assists— Oklahoma 7 (Davis, Fitzgerald 2), Oklahoma St. 8 (Page 3). Total Fouls—Oklahoma 26, Oklahoma St. 22. Technicals—Oklahoma Bench, Oklahoma St. Bench. A—11,140.

Aggies hand TTech fifth straight loss Halftime—Texas A&M 35-30. 3-Point Goals—

rebounds. They outrebound- Texas A&M 3-8 (Carter 2-2, Baker 1-2, Adams 0ed the Lady Raiders 39-28, 1, Colson 0-3), Texas Tech 4-10 (Morris 3-6, Baker Barncastle 0-1, Hyde 0-1, Wickett 0-1). after Texas Tech (16-6, 3-5) 1-1, Fouled Out—Adams, Baker, Nobles. Rebounds— had two more than the Aggies Texas A&M 39 (Carter 9), Texas Tech 28 (Smalls 6). Assists—Texas A&M 19 (Colson 10), Texas at halftime. Tech 11 (Smalls 5). Total Fouls—Texas A&M 19, Adaora Elonu added 13 Texas Tech 17. A—9,709. points for Texas A&M, which was coming off a three-point No. 13 Oklahoma 65, loss to No. 1 Baylor. Casey Morris scored a No. 22 Iowa State 62 NORMAN , O KLA . — Danielle career-high 23 points to lead Robinson scored 20 points, Texas Tech. and Oklahoma rebounded TEXAS A&M (19-2) from its most lopsided loss of Adams 12-16 2-2 26, Gilbert 3-6 2-3 8, Carter 26 6-6 12, White 5-10 1-2 11, Colson 2-11 2-2 6, the season. Baker 1-2 0-0 3, Elonu 6-7 1-1 13, Collins 0-1 0-0 Oklahoma (17-5, 7-2 Big 12) 0, Pratcher 0-0 0-0 0, Assarian 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31scored just one basket in the 59 14-16 79. TEXAS TECH (16-6) final 11 minutes, but got key Barncastle 0-1 1-2 1, Wickett 6-12 3-4 15, Mallard 1-4 0-0 2, Morris 8-13 4-5 23, Smalls 2-8 free throws from Robinson 1-2 5, C. Brown 2-7 0-0 4, Hyde 2-4 0-2 4, and Jasmine Hartman in the Bokenkamp 0-1 0-0 0, Nobles 2-3 1-2 5, Baker 1-2 final 45.5 seconds to pull out 1-1 4, Walker 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 25-57 11-18 65.

N.C. STATE (12-11) Howell 9-11 0-2 18, Wood 0-5 0-0 0, T. Smith 29 0-2 4, Brown 6-13 3-6 15, Gonzalez 1-6 0-0 3, Painter 2-4 6-8 10, Harrow 0-3 0-0 0, Vandenberg 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 21-53 9-18 52. DUKE (21-2) Ma. Plumlee 7-8 2-7 16, Singler 5-13 3-6 14, Kelly 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 6-15 6-6 20, Thornton 1-5 0-0 2, Hairston 1-3 3-5 5, Dawkins 1-6 0-0 3, Mi. Plumlee 1-4 1-2 3, Curry 4-8 2-6 13, Zafirovski 00 0-0 0, Peters 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-62 17-32 76. Halftime—Duke 53-24. 3-Point Goals—N.C. State 1-10 (Gonzalez 1-2, Williams 0-1, Harrow 01, Brown 0-2, Wood 0-4), Duke 7-14 (Curry 3-5, Smith 2-2, Dawkins 1-2, Singler 1-2, Thornton 03). Fouled Out—Williams. Rebounds—N.C. State 36 (Brown 9), Duke 45 (Ma. Plumlee 12). Assists—N.C. State 16 (Brown 6), Duke 13 (Smith 7). Total Fouls—N.C. State 29, Duke 18. A—9,314.

three-point play with just over a minute left in overtime. B.J. Holmes made one of two free throw attempts to tie it at 74. Holmes finished with 19 points to lead Texas A&M (175, 4-4). The Aggies tied it 69-all on a three-pointer by Nathan Walkup with 48 seconds No. 6 Connecticut 61, Seton Hall 59 remaining. N E W A R K , N . J . — Kemba BAYLOR (15-7) P. Jones 9-16 9-9 27, Morgan 1-3 0-0 2, Walton Walker scored 19 points.

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No. 6 Texas A&M 79, Texas Tech 65 LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Danielle Adams scored 22 of her 26 points in the second half, and Texas A&M handed Texas Tech its fifth straight loss on Saturday. Texas Tech pulled to 53-50 midway through the second half, before the Aggies (19-2, 71 Big 12) went on a 20-6 run that included 12 points from Adams to put the game out of reach. Adams hit 12 of 16 field goals, many of which came on fast-break buckets once the Aggies started pulling down

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Jones 7-18 3-5 18, Harrellson 2-3 0-0 4, Miller 47 0-0 9, Knight 7-14 6-6 24, Liggins 2-2 0-0 4, Hood 1-1 0-0 2, Polson 0-2 0-0 0, Lamb 1-5 2-2 5, Vargas 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 25-54 11-13 68. FLORIDA (18-5) Tyus 3-6 2-2 8, Parsons 6-10 3-6 17, Macklin 46 3-3 11, Boynton 4-12 3-3 12, Walker 1-9 6-6 9, Young 1-2 0-0 2, Wilbekin 3-3 1-2 9, Yeguete 0-0 0-0 0, Prather 0-1 0-0 0, Murphy 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 23-53 18-22 70. Halftime—Florida 34-32. 3-Point Goals— Kentucky 7-12 (Knight 4-5, Miller 1-1, Lamb 1-2, Jones 1-4), Florida 6-19 (Wilbekin 2-2, Parsons 24, Walker 1-6, Boynton 1-6, Prather 0-1). Fouled Out—Harrellson. Rebounds—Kentucky 32 (Jones 7), Florida 32 (Parsons 12). Assists—Kentucky 14 (Knight 4), Florida 15 (Parsons, Walker 5). Total Fouls—Kentucky 19, Florida 11. A—12,633.

No. 14 Missouri 89, Colorado 73 COLUMBIA , M O. — A lineup shuffle might have done the trick for Missouri. Either that, or just being home again. Kim English busted a scoring slump with 21 points in a rare reserve role, and the Tigers rattled Colorado into a season-worst 23 turnovers. “It’s kind of easy to have energy at home,” said English, who came off the bench for No. 3 Texas 76, only the second time this seaTexas Tech 60 son. “You know one big play A U S T I N , T E X A S — Jordan will get the crowd involved.” Hamilton and Gary Johnson Marcus Denmon added 17 had 16 points apiece, and points, and Ricardo Ratliffe

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the win after blowing a 14point halftime lead. Iowa State (16-6, 4-4) had a chance to tie, but didn’t get a shot off after Hartman’s two free throws with eight seconds left. IOWA ST. (16-6) Zimmerman 0-2 0-0 0, Christofferson 5-9 4-4 14, Mansfield 3-7 1-1 8, Bolte 10-19 0-0 23, Cole 0-0 01 0, Harris 1-2 0-0 3, Schroll 3-4 2-4 8, Poppens 24 0-0 4, Prins 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 25-51 7-10 62. OKLAHOMA (17-5) Roethlisberger 2-6 0-1 6, McFarland 0-1 2-2 2, Ellenberg 6-14 1-2 15, Robinson 7-18 6-6 20, Hand 4-11 2-2 10, Hook 1-2 0-0 3, Cloman 2-3 1-1 5, Hartman 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 23-57 14-16 65. Halftime—Oklahoma 38-24. 3-Point Goals— Iowa St. 5-14 (Bolte 3-5, Harris 1-2, Mansfield 12, Zimmerman 0-1, Prins 0-1, Christofferson 0-3), Oklahoma 5-18 (Roethlisberger 2-6, Ellenberg 27, Hook 1-1, Hand 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Iowa St. 38 (Poppens 10), Oklahoma 26 (Cloman, McFarland 5). Assists—Iowa St. 10 (Mansfield 4), Oklahoma 9 (Robinson 4). Total Fouls—Iowa St. 19, Oklahoma 16. A—4,915.

CONNECTICUT (18-4) Giffey 0-0 0-0 0, Oriakhi 3-5 2-4 8, Okwandu 35 2-2 8, Lamb 5-10 0-0 10, Walker 7-19 2-7 19, Beverly 0-0 1-2 1, Coombs-McDaniel 1-1 0-0 2, Olander 0-0 0-0 0, Napier 2-9 3-4 7, Smith 2-5 22 6. Totals 23-54 12-21 61. SETON HALL (10-14) Pope 3-8 0-2 6, Robinson 6-14 0-0 15, Theodore 3-6 0-0 6, Hazell 7-22 3-5 20, Edwin 2-7 0-0 4, Lawrence 1-6 0-0 2, Polynice 2-2 0-0 4, Auda 0-0 0-0 0, Geramipoor 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 25-67 3-7 59. Halftime—Seton Hall 37-32. 3-Point Goals— Connecticut 3-10 (Walker 3-5, Napier 0-2, Lamb 0-3), Seton Hall 6-23 (Robinson 3-7, Hazell 3-10, Edwin 0-1, Pope 0-1, Theodore 0-2, Lawrence 02). Fouled Out—Pope. Rebounds—Connecticut 33 (Lamb 7), Seton Hall 42 (Hazell, Robinson 11). Assists—Connecticut 9 (Napier, Walker 3), Seton Hall 9 (Lawrence, Polynice, Theodore 2). Total Fouls—Connecticut 10, Seton Hall 18. A—10,001.

No. 9 BYU 78, UNLV 64 PROVO, UTAH — Jimmer Fredette scored 16 of his gamehigh 29 points from the freethrow line. UNLV (17-6) Thomas 1-7 4-6 6, Stanback 5-14 2-2 14, Bellfield 1-11 2-2 5, Marshall 6-10 3-4 16, Willis 311 7-8 15, Jasper 0-0 0-0 0, Lopez 2-3 0-0 4, Massamba 0-0 0-0 0, Hawkins 0-4 4-4 4. Totals 1860 22-26 64. BYU (22-2) Davies 1-3 2-2 4, Hartsock 1-6 0-0 2, Emery 6-12 0-0 15, K. Collinsworth 1-4 3-4 6, Fredette 6-14 1616 29, Abouo 4-8 1-1 10, Magnusson 0-0 0-0 0, Zylstra 0-0 0-0 0, Martineau 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 00 0-0 0, Rogers 4-10 2-2 12. Totals 23-57 24-25 78. Halftime—BYU 38-27. 3-Point Goals—UNLV 623 (Willis 2-7, Stanback 2-7, Marshall 1-2, Bellfield 1-5, Hawkins 0-2), BYU 8-23 (Emery 3-9, Rogers 2-5, K. Collinsworth 1-1, Abouo 1-2, Fredette 1-5, Hartsock 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—UNLV 43 (Marshall 12), BYU 34 (Rogers 8). Assists—UNLV 11 (Marshall 4), BYU 16 (Fredette 7). Total Fouls—UNLV 19, BYU 17. Technicals—Lopez, Thomas. A—22,700.

No. 12 Villanova 66, No. 25 West Virginia 50 P H I L A D E L P H I A — Maalik Wayns scored 17 points. WEST VIRGINIA (15-7) Thoroughman 0-3 2-3 2, Jones 8-16 0-4 16, Flowers 5-9 2-2 15, Mazzulla 0-4 0-1 0, Bryant 15 1-2 4, Mitchell 0-3 0-0 0, West 0-2 0-0 0, Kilicli 2-4 0-0 4, Pepper 3-7 0-0 9. Totals 19-53 5-12 50. VILLANOVA (19-4) Pena 4-10 2-2 10, Armwood 1-1 0-0 2, Yarou 57 1-2 11, Fisher 6-9 1-2 16, Stokes 2-5 0-0 6, Wayns 6-10 3-6 17, Cheek 1-4 2-3 4, Sutton 0-0 00 0. Totals 25-46 9-15 66. Halftime—Villanova 30-19. 3-Point Goals— West Virginia 7-21 (Pepper 3-6, Flowers 3-6, Bryant 1-2, Thoroughman 0-1, Jones 0-2, Mitchell 0-2, West 0-2), Villanova 7-14 (Fisher 3-5, Wayns 2-3, Stokes 2-4, Cheek 0-1, Pena 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—West Virginia 29 (Jones 6), Villanova 35 (Cheek 9). Assists—West Virginia 15 (Mazzulla 7), Villanova 12 (Fisher 5). Total Fouls—West Virginia 14, Villanova 18. A—NA.

No. 13 Georgetown 83, Providence 81 WASHINGTON — Georgetown nearly blew an 18-point second-half lead. PROVIDENCE (14-10) Brooks 17-28 7-10 43, Batts 2-4 0-1 4, Coleman 3-13 0-0 7, Council 0-10 3-6 3, Dixon 0-0 0-0 0, Mondy 5-11 6-9 19, Evans 0-0 0-0 0, Cotton 1-4 00 3, Hall 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 29-71 16-26 81. GEORGETOWN (18-5) Wright 5-12 4-6 16, Freeman 9-15 4-4 23, Clark 7-14 0-0 18, Vaughn 4-7 6-12 14, Lubick 2-6 1-3 5, Thompson 1-6 0-0 3, Starks 0-1 0-0 0, Sanford 00 0-0 0, Sims 1-1 0-2 2, Benimon 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 30-65 15-27 83.

SYRACUSE (20-4) Jackson 8-13 5-8 21, Joseph 4-8 5-5 14, Melo 23 0-0 4, Jardine 2-7 0-0 5, Triche 3-10 2-2 8, Resavy 0-0 0-0 0, Waiters 3-8 2-2 10, Fair 3-5 1-2 7, Keita 0-1 0-0 0, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Reese 0-0 0-0 0, Tomaszewski 0-0 1-2 1, Southerland 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 25-56 18-23 72. SOUTH FLORIDA (8-16) Gilchrist 2-10 0-0 4, Fitzpatrick 4-6 2-5 10, Robertson 2-6 4-6 8, Poland 3-10 1-2 8, Crater 15 0-0 3, Anderson Jr. 0-1 0-0 0, Dority 0-0 0-0 0, Haynes 1-1 0-0 2, Noriega 0-1 0-0 0, Burwell 0-1 0-0 0, Famous 5-10 4-4 14. Totals 18-51 11-17 49. Halftime—Syracuse 37-28. 3-Point Goals— Syracuse 4-15 (Waiters 2-3, Joseph 1-3, Jardine 1-4, Jones 0-1, Triche 0-4), South Florida 2-15 (Crater 1-4, Poland 1-5, Fitzpatrick 0-1, Noriega 0-1, Gilchrist 0-1, Burwell 0-1, Robertson 0-2). Fouled Out—Poland. Rebounds—Syracuse 41 (Jackson 12), South Florida 27 (Famous 8). Assists—Syracuse 16 (Jardine 8), South Florida 10 (Crater 5). Total Fouls—Syracuse 13, South Florida 18. A—10,051.

Oregon 81, No. 20 Washington 76 E U G E N E , O R E . — Joevan Catron had 20 points. WASHINGTON (15-7) Bryan-Amaning 10-16 1-3 21, Holiday 6-8 0-0 16, N’Diaye 2-2 1-2 5, Thomas 5-10 2-2 13, Suggs 1-5 0-0 3, Overton 1-3 1-4 3, Wilcox 1-4 0-0 3, Ross 410 0-0 12, Gant 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-59 5-11 76. OREGON (12-11) Singler 4-10 5-5 16, Catron 8-14 4-7 20, Nared 4-7 5-6 14, Sim 2-3 0-0 5, Loyd 1-4 2-2 4, Armstead 4-11 0-0 8, Williams 0-3 2-2 2, Strowbridge 5-10 1-1 12. Totals 28-62 19-23 81. Halftime—Oregon 37-34. 3-Point Goals— Washington 11-27 (Holiday 4-6, Ross 4-9, Wilcox 1-3, Suggs 1-4, Thomas 1-5), Oregon 6-21 (Singler 3-7, Sim 1-2, Nared 1-2, Strowbridge 1-5, Williams 0-1, Loyd 0-2, Armstead 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Washington 35 (N’Diaye 9), Oregon 31 (Catron 9). Assists—Washington 19 (Thomas 6), Oregon 21 (Armstead, Singler 5). Total Fouls— Washington 17, Oregon 14. A—11,925.

No. 21 Arizona 107, California 105, 3OT BERKELEY, CALIF. — Lamont Jones hit a go-ahead lay-in with 1:03 left in the third overtime and also had a tying three-pointer with five seconds to go in the second OT and the tying three-point play late in regulation for Arizona. ARIZONA (20-4) Williams 5-8 1-4 12, Perry 2-5 0-0 4, Hill 1-4 3-4 5, Jones 9-18 7-9 27, Fogg 1-9 4-5 7, Natyazhko 11 0-0 2, Parrom 9-12 4-5 25, Mayes 3-8 0-0 9, Lavender 1-3 4-4 7, Horne 3-6 0-0 9, Jacobson 00 0-0 0. Totals 35-74 23-31 107. CALIFORNIA (13-10) Kamp 11-20 11-14 33, Sanders-Frison 3-7 2-5 8, Gutierrez 8-9 7-8 25, Smith 2-10 3-6 9, Crabbe 921 6-7 27, Bak 0-1 0-0 0, Solomon 1-1 1-2 3, Murray 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-69 30-42 105. Halftime—Arizona 44-38. End Of Regulation— Tied 76. End Of 1st Overtime—Tied 87. End Of 2nd Overtime—Tied 98. 3-Point Goals—Arizona 14-34 (Horne 3-4, Mayes 3-4, Parrom 3-5, Jones 2-6, Williams 1-1, Lavender 1-3, Fogg 1-7, Perry 0-1, Hill 0-3), California 7-12 (Crabbe 3-6, Gutierrez 2-2, Smith 2-4). Fouled Out—Gutierrez, Jones, Perry, Sanders-Frison, Williams. Rebounds—Arizona 45 (Williams 18), California 39 (Kamp 10). Assists—Arizona 16 (Parrom 6), California 23 (Smith 11). Total Fouls—Arizona 31, California 25. A—9,723.

No. 22 Utah State 77, Boise State 49 LOGAN, UTAH — Tai Wesley scored 22 points. BOISE ST. (12-11) Montreal 3-7 2-3 8, Bropleh 1-3 0-0 2, Watkins 5-9 1-2 11, Anderson 0-4 0-0 0, Perryman 0-3 1-2 1, Arnold 4-12 2-2 12, Salzwedel 0-1 0-0 0, Nichols 2-5 0-0 4, Elorriaga 2-4 0-1 6, Imadiyi 0-0 0-0 0, Noonan 2-7 0-0 5, Moritz 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-56 6-10 49. UTAH ST. (22-2) Bendall 3-4 2-2 8, Wesley 8-11 6-6 22, Pane 3-5 4-5 10, Williams 4-7 0-1 10, Newbold 1-1 4-4 7, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Farris 2-2 0-0 5, Walker 1-2 0-0 3, Grim 1-3 0-0 2, Jardine 3-4 2-4 8, Green 0-2 00 0, Formisano 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 27-42 18-22 77. Halftime—Utah St. 43-21. 3-Point Goals—Boise St. 5-22 (Elorriaga 2-4, Arnold 2-7, Noonan 1-5, Bropleh 0-1, Salzwedel 0-1, Anderson 0-2, Nichols 0-2), Utah St. 5-8 (Williams 2-3, Newbold 1-1, Farris 1-1, Walker 1-1, Green 0-1, Pane 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Boise St. 27 (Watkins 8), Utah St. 31 (Bendall 7). Assists— Boise St. 12 (Nichols 3), Utah St. 20 (Pane 7). Total Fouls—Boise St. 17, Utah St. 12. A—10,270.

No. 24 Vanderbilt 78, South Carolina 60 N A S H V I L L E , T E N N . — John Jenkins scored 18 points. SOUTH CAROLINA (13-8) Harris 1-1 0-0 2, Jackson 2-2 0-4 4, Muldrow 510 0-2 11, Galloway 7-15 0-0 16, Ellington 4-17 22 13, Richardson 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 0-0 2-3 2, Cooke 4-9 4-4 12, Jefferson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-55 8-15 60. VANDERBILT (16-6) Goulbourne 0-2 0-0 0, Taylor 5-12 3-4 17, Ezeli 7-13 3-4 17, Tinsley 4-7 3-4 13, Jenkins 6-12 4-5 18, Meriwether 0-0 0-0 0, Fuller 0-1 0-0 0, Smart 0-0 0-0 0, Tchiengang 2-3 0-2 4, Odom 3-3 0-0 9, Duffy 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-53 13-19 78. Halftime—Vanderbilt 30-23. 3-Point Goals— South Carolina 6-21 (Ellington 3-10, Galloway 28, Muldrow 1-2, Richardson 0-1), Vanderbilt 1120 (Taylor 4-4, Odom 3-3, Tinsley 2-3, Jenkins 2-6, Fuller 0-1, Tchiengang 0-1, Goulbourne 0-2). Fouled Out—Galloway, Muldrow. Rebounds— South Carolina 29 (Cooke, Muldrow 7), Vanderbilt 34 (Ezeli, Taylor 8). Assists—South Carolina 11 (Jackson 7), Vanderbilt 17 (Tinsley 9). Total Fouls—South Carolina 18, Vanderbilt 13. A—14,316.


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STYLE SCOUT by Caitlin Donnelly

Emily Hampton Age: 31

Sign: Scorpio

Occupation: Food systems coordinator, Douglas County Child Development Association Hometown: Lawrence Time in Lawrence: On and off since age 8.

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What were you doing when you were scouted? Shoveling my way out of hibernation. How would you describe your style? Muted and muffled. I put less thought into my wardrobe than most men and all women I know. I try to blend in without being totally tasteless. And I let other people dress me.

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NATALIE LICCARDELLO, Kansas City, Mo., appears in a scene from “Dead Man’s Cell Phone.” The production marks the debut of the Lawrence Arts Center’s refurbished black box theater and the new professional theater company.

What are your favorite fashion trends? I like it when people dress appropriately for their environment, but that’s probably not a trend. I suppose I like beards, boots and booties. CLOTHING DETAILS:

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? People outdoors — climbing, biking, swimming, dancing, gardening — and more fun people around my age. But this is a pretty great place, isn’t it? What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Folks sitting around in bars. Also less barriers for young and small-scale farmers.

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Justin Klaas Age: 22

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Shoes: Arizona Trading Company, December 2010, $20. Coat: Portland, 2007. Dress: Social Service League, October 2010, $2.

What are your least favorite fashion trends? Oh, I’ll jump on the bandwagon and go with those annoying pajama pants in public.

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Hometown: Kansas City Time in Lawrence: Four years What were you doing when you were scouted? Shopping downtown. How would you describe your style? I try and not splurge a whole lot. I buy mostly sale stuff and work with what I have. I try to look as good as I can with a tight budget. What are your favorite fashion trends? I love button-up shirts; I have a lot of those. I’ll also admit I have an affinity for thermal and flannel shirts. I don’t think that’ll ever change. I’ll be that guy five years from now still wearing flannels while everyone else is wearing some cashmere/polo/denim/flannel-hybrid thing. What are your least favorite fashion trends? Thanks to a friend I now know there is such a thing as pajama jeans — really? That would have to be at the top of my list. CLOTHING DETAILS: What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Coffee shops downtown that are hiring! What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Snow, in light of this "Blizzard of Oz" as some people are calling it.

Shoes: Kohl’s, December 2010, $60. Socks: December 2010, gift. Jeans: Levi’s, October 2010, $50. Belt: December 2010, gift. Shirt: Ben Sherman, Hobbs, January 2011, $90. Jacket: Gap, December 2009, $50. Glasses: Warby Parker, December 2010, $125. Bag: Timbuk2, July 2009, $100.

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Performers meld chamber, hip-hop music

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The members of Black Violin, Kev Marcus and Wil B, met when they were students at Dillard High School of Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In some ways they were like all the other kids. They listened to hip-hop, and they dressed cool. But they also played viola and violin in the school orchestra. And they loved classical music. “We were unique kids, living in two worlds,” Wil B says. Wil B says he’s BLACK VIOLIN always been fascinated by the lives When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday of composers. One Where: Lied Center, KU’s composer in par- West Campus ticular has been Tickets: $24, with disespecially inspir- counts for students and ing for him: Dmitri seniors, 864-2787 Shostakovich, a Russian whose music was denounced by the Stalinist regime. “You can really hear him speaking through the music,” Wil B. “You can feel (the) story of where he came from. “It’s the same with hip-hop,” he adds. “There’s always a story behind the music.” It felt perfectly natural for Wil B and Marcus to play gentle chamber music at orchestra practice and then put on headphones and crank Biggie Smalls and

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Nearly everybody can relate to a story about bad cell phone etiquette. It’s a theme as ubiquitous as it is annoying: Some inconsiderate person forgets to shut his or her cellular device off and annoys an entire room of innocent bystanders. The telephonic transgressor usually makes belated amends and then sheepishly turns the offending ringer off as quickly as possible. But what if the person couldn’t turn it off? What if that person was dead? This is the setting of the “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” a play by Sarah Ruhl that opened this weekend at the Lawrence Art Center’s new black box theater. As the play opens, a woman, Jean, is drawn into a man’s surprisingly twisted life when she approaches him at a restaurant after his repetitive ringing drives her to distraction. Lawrence actress Kitty Steffens, who plays Jean in the production, says her character is rapidly sucked into a strange world of discovery as she finds out about the deceased title character’s life and business dealings through the contacts in his cell phone. “She sets out on a journey and finds out who he really is through the eyes of his wife, brother, mother, and co-workers until finally falling in love with his brother,” Steffens says. “It’s a very beautiful and surreal dark comedy.” Steffens calls the play a comedy with adult themes, something she says is a change to the Lawrence Arts Center’s productions. “So much of the theater produced by the Arts Center in the past has been for children or for families,” Steffens says. “While there’s nothing particularly explicit about this, it deals with adults and death and loving, and a little bit of sexuality. While it’s not horribly graphic, it definitely deals with some themes concerning love and death that aren’t for kids.” Drama Program Director Ric Averill says the Lawrence Arts Center is making a conscious decision to produce more works for adults, even going as far as assembling a new professional theater company. “One of the things we wanted to do,” Averill says, “is be the place for all ages and stages of life. One of the places we haven’t had as much programming for is young adults. Of course, I’ve always had a lot of plays I’ve wanted to do in Lawrence with adults. We’ve talked about creating a regional theater that is strong, pays its actors, and does interesting and challenging works. It’s our desire to have an experimental, newworks-oriented, fun adult and profes-

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LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER’S new black box theater has been adorned with installation art from one of the artists in residence, Nicolette Ross.

‘DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE’ When: Showtimes continue 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Where: Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors.

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sional theater that does work a lot of people wouldn’t see otherwise.” With these goals in mind, the Lawrence Arts Center is unveiling its newly remodeled black box theater, a space, Averill says, for “fun, edgier theater. “It’s been completely refurbished in terms of curtains and paint jobs and sets,” he says. “We’ve changed the space and configuration of the space — in this case, the theater is all around you and the audience is kind of thrust into the middle of it. It’s a very intimate setting. We’re going to use it that way more and more often.” Executive Director Susan Tate says this new space will allow for a variety of theatrical activities. “We’re looking to curate a season of theater by emerging playwrights suitable for a small and experimental space,” she says. Tate says the theater has been adorned with installation art from one of the arts center’s artists in residence, Nicolette Ross. Sculptures made of vellum and paper will hang in the theater. “We are actively seeking the best in performance art and installation art, visual art and sometimes — as in the case of ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone,’ installation and performance art come together,” she says.

For Amos Lee, being a musician means listening to others and collaborating. It means learning the nuances of various musical styles and adapting them to mesh with his own. “I’ll listen to anything,” Lee says. “I’m voracious in what I like and what I’m AMOS LEE WITH interested in. I VUSI MAHASELA used to work in a record store, and I When: 7 p.m. Monday think that really Where: Liberty Hall, 644 created a wider Mass. spectrum of underTickets: $21, order standing than I had online at pipelineprobefore.” ductions.com or the LibHis sound is hard erty Hall box office, to pigeonhole. It 749-1972 encompasses his smooth, earthy vocals; a folk-influenced acoustic guitar style; soulful homages to R&B; and the twang and slide of a steel guitar — and that’s just getting started. Perhaps this is why there are so many guest musicians on his upcoming fourth album, Mission Bell, which goes on sale Tuesday. From backing band Calexico, to Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam, to Lucinda Williams, and the inimitable Willie Nelson, the varied and colorful cast of collaborators help paint around the edges of an already elaborate canvas.

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Photographers can anticipate good action shot By Mike Yoder myoder@ljworld.com

A news photographer has many tricks and techniques to help capture better images. These are not unique trade secrets special only to photojournalists. They’re more like good habits that we practice so often they become routine in our everyday photography work. Any photographer has access to these tricks. So I won’t be giving away magician’s secrets by revealing one technique that might assist you in your photography. I’ll call this practice the art of repetitive action. Predictability is a good thing when it comes to taking pictures. Since many events have actions that are repetitive, any photographer can become a fortune teller and begin predicting photographs. Let’s use sledding as an example. When I take to the slopes with my camera, I

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BY OBSERVING SLEDDERS aiming for a bump in the snow that sent them sailing into the air, I was able to anticipate a photographic situation. After selecting an appropriate location and framing and focusing my camera, I was able to predict a photographic outcome based on the sledders repetitive actions. Noah Koppes, 13, was sledding Jan. 20 on the KU campus. know that I will be observing repetitive action. There may be a whole hillside of people, but everyone of them will be repeating the

same action. Specifically, I’ll look for areas where sledders have created an obstacle or ski-bump that sends them flying into the air each

time they pass. I establish a location, downhill from the obstacle, and I simply frame and focus on the area just past the bump. As sledders hit the obstacle and sail into my frame, I take my photographs. This eliminates guesswork and avoids chasing after random action. I can remain in one spot for multiple sledders and anticipate action knowing I’ll get predictable results. Once you begin to think about all the events and subjects with repeatable actions, you’ll probably be surprised at how simple this type of photography can be. Children on merry-gorounds, bicyclists on a race course and barrel-racing horseback riders are just a few that come to mind. Just this week I used the technique to catch people climbing over a large snow pile in the middle of Massachusetts Street. Realizing that they had nowhere to go but over

the top of the pile to cross the street, I positioned myself on the snow pile in the middle of the block. As pedestrians repeatedly approached the pile to climb over, I was ready to frame them with my camera. Tips to capturing repeatable action: ● Find a suitable location where you can remain in place to witness the repeatable action. ● Pre-focus on a spot that subjects will cross or enter during the activity. ● If you position yourself so action moves across your field of view, you’ll have an easier time of following the subject for more shots. If the subject is moving toward you, find a location to prefocus on that the subject will pass through and be prepared as he or she enters the frame. — Chief Photographer Mike Yoder can be reached at 832-7141.

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Tupac. But it wasn’t until they both went to college, Wil B to Florida State University and Marcus to Florida International, that they started to, as Wil B says, “put it together.” What sparked the fusion was an album that a professor played for Marcus. “He said, ‘Put your instrument away. I want to give you this tape,’” Marcus said in a recent interview with City Link Magazine. “And he gave me this tape which was unbelievable — classical violin with soul and fire. I loved it. I listened to the album all the time trying to figure out how

We’re doing something that’s never been done before. When you come to our show, expect to see something you’ve never seen before or experienced. We take it to a new level that no one has ever seen.” — Wil B of Black VIolin this guy was playing that stuff. The album was called Black Violin, and it was by Stuff Smith.” Smith was a jazz violinist during the swing era.

Marcus shared it with Wil B, and they decided to form a band and call it Black Violin. They began performing in clubs around Miami. Then they sent a tape to the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem. Two years later, they got the call. The show in New York was an overwhelming success. “That’s when we realized we had something special,” Wil B says. “The Apollo has one of the toughest crowds anywhere.” Since then, the band’s trajectory has been strictly upward. They’ve toured the world, including a stint performing for soldiers in Iraq. And they’ve received props

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“The whole recording process was a good story, from beginning to end,” Lee says. “It was pretty focused — as focused as I can be. The environment was very freeing, and it was really great. There was tons of old gear, tons of old keyboards and guitars. You don’t feel at any point that you can’t do it.” Lee says the writing process, with Calexico, was slower with than usual on Mission Bell, but rewarding in the end. “Once we had songs, I decided it was just going to be what it was,” he says. “Here’s

a song, let’s go in with the idea of serving these songs and getting the most out of them that we can. It was an adventure playing music.” The inspiration for Lee’s work comes from internal and external sources, he says. “There are a lot of personal stories there, but there’s also a lot taken from the experiences I see in others,” he says. “I feel like the best songs I’ve written are very autobiographical, but at the same time, very detached. There’s a sort of synthesis that happens there — between what you’re going through and what someone else is going

through. With art, it’s such a gift to be able to experience life through the eyes of another character.” What he does want to get across is his deep love of all things music; he desires his albums and live shows to engage the audience and make them re-examine how they look at the world. “I just want people to be able to experience the dynamic range of the songs, and I would like for the evening to be dynamic for the listener. Hopefully they can leave different than they came,” Lee says. “The goal of art is to change people and change the atmosphere.”

ARTS NOTES Alexander String Quartet to perform

KU announces Black Box shows

The Lied Center will present the Alexander String Quartet, performing an all-Beethoven program, featuring early, middle and late works at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Founded in New York City in 1981, Alexander String Quartet’s members include Lifsitz (violin), Zakarias Grafilo (violin), Paul Yarbrough (viola) and Sandy Wilson (cello). The first string quartet to win the Concert Arts Guild Competition in 1982, the Alexander String Quartet gained international acclaim by becoming the first and only American quartet to win the London International String Quartet Competition, receiving both the jury’s highest award and the Audience Prize in 1985. The quartet has released a nine-album collection of the Beethoven cycle, a threealbum set of the Mozart quartets dedicated to Haydn and a six-album set of the complete Shostakovich quartets. At the Lied Center, Alexander String Quartet will perform Beethoven’s Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18 No. 2, String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135 and String Quartet No. 9 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2, Razumovsky. Tickets are $24 for the public and $5 for students and youth. Call 864-2787 for more information.

Four undergraduate theater students at Kansas University have been selected to direct one-act productions for the “Black Box” Undergraduate Projects being presented by the University Theatre this month. “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” and “Signs of SheI Silverstein” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 12 and 14, while “Todos somos Marcos” and “Slave Narratives” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 15 and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13. All performances are in the Inge Theatre in Murphy Hall. The four pieces in the series were selected by a committee of theatre faculty and staff from proposals submitted by undergraduate theatre students. ● “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,” a musical by Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, is directed by Janet Summerfelt, Seattle senior, with musical direction by Jakob Wozniak, Kansas City, Mo., senior. A 2008 musical tragicomedy miniseries in three acts, produced exclusively for Internet distribution, the show tells the story of Dr. Horrible, an aspiring super villain; Captain Hammer, his nemesis; and Penny, their mutual love interest. ● “Signs of SheI Silverstein”

includes three short comedy pieces, “One Tennis Shoe,” “No Skronking” and “Smile.” Directed by Matthew Gieschen, Overland Park senior, the three works will be interspersed throughout the performance. ● “Todos somos Marcos” (“We Are All Marcos”) by Vicente Leñero is directed by Jacquelyn Koester, Hoisington senior, who also translated the script from its original Spanish into English. Koester received a Spring 2011 Undergraduate Research Award for her work on the first English translation of the play. The action centers on the sociopolitical Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas, Mexico. ● “Slave Narratives,” an original work created and directed by Isaac Dean, Kansas City senior, is a retelling of plantation life by former slaves and comes from the "American Slave Anthology," published by writers and journalists who worked with the Works Progress Administration during the 1930s. Tickets for the Black Box productions are on sale in the KU ticket offices: University Theatre, 864-3982, and Lied Center, 864-ARTS, and online at kutheatre.com. Public tickets are $15, tickets for all students are $10, and senior citizen and KU faculty and staff tickets are $14.

from heavy hitters in the entertainment industry. “Innovative, creative, talented, amazing physicality on stage,” Queen Latifah said of Black Violin in an online documentary about the band. “I thought some strings were going to burn up and blow up because they were playing so

fast.” “We’re doing something that’s never been done before,” Wil B says. “When you come to our show, expect to see something you’ve never seen before or experienced. We take it to a new level that no one has ever seen.”

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Here’s looking at him Book about Bogart affirms his star power By Jerry Harkavy Associated Press Writer

The so-called “Greatest Generation,” whose lives were shaped by the Depression and World War II, made up the core audience for Humphrey Bogart’s movies. But Bogart’s star power would span generations. His death in 1957 set the stage for his embrace by baby boomers, foreign audiences and other moviegoers who were captivated by his portrayals of authentic, hardbitten characters in performances that continue to withstand the test of time. The aura surrounding his work has yet to fade. A dozen years ago, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as Hollywood’s greatest male star of all time, one Jordan Leroy Hanson, of many posthumous honors journalism major, bestowed upon him. Lawrence In “Tough Without a Gun: “’Deadspace Martyr’ by B. K. The Life and Extraordinary Evenson. It’s a prequel to the Afterlife of Humphrey Bogaoriginal game franchise. A rt,” former Time magazine guy finds a stone that turns movie critic Stefan Kanfer people into monsters.” says Bogart’s enduring success is unlikely to be eclipsed. Kanfer says teens and 20somethings have become the dominant market, whereas people of all ages went to the movies in Bogart’s pretelevision heyday. Also, Bogart achieved leading man status at 42 as Sam Spade in 1941’s “The Maltese Falcon,” followed by other adult roles such as Rick Blaine in Sarah Gelvin, “Casablanca,” Fred C. Dobbs mechanical engineering and in “The Treasure of the Sierbusiness administration ra Madre” and his Oscarmajor, winning performance as Overland Park Charlie Allnut in “The “I’m here to buy the ‘Discover African Queen.” Your Strengths’ book by Kanfer contrasts Bogart’s Marcus Buckingham and masculine appeal to that of Donald O. Clifton. I’ve read Hollywood’s crop of youthpart of it and I’m about to ful and more callow stars buy it to take the quiz to find like Johnny Depp, Tom out what my strengths are.” Cruise and Tobey Maguire. Carrie Friend, business administration major, Lawrence “The ‘Sookie Stackhouse’ collection by Charlaine Harris. They’re different, they’re funny, they’re more adult.”

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IN “TOUGH WITHOUT A GUN: THE LIFE AND EXTRAORDINARY AFTERLIFE OF HUMPHREY BOGART,” formerTime magazine movie critic Stefan Kanfer says there’s not likely to be a “new Bogart.” “From time to time columnists dub some young actor the new Clark Gable, the new Jimmy Stewart, the new Marlon Brando,” Kanfer writes. “No one claims to have discovered the new Humphrey Bogart. With good reason. There was nothing like him before his entrance; there has been nothing like him since his exit.” The only son of a well-todo doctor and a renowned illustrator in New York, Bogart stumbled into acting after he had failed at other jobs and other prospects seemed dim. His formal education ended with expulsion from Phillips Andover;

he enlisted in the Navy during World War I. In one of his first roles on the New York stage in 1922, he was cast as a worthless “young sprig of the aristocracy” in a play that was widely panned. “It was here,” writes Kanfer, “that the distinctive Bogart delivery was born — the sudden rictus, the lips pulled back after a statement, the unique sibilance that sometimes made him sound tentative and boyish, and at other times gave him a vaguely malevolent air.” His big break came in 1934 when he was given the role of escaped convict Duke Mantee in Robert Sher-

wood’s Broadway hit “The Petrified Forest,” a role he would reprise two years later on the screen. Kanfer, who has written biographies of Marlon Brando, Lucille Ball and Groucho Marx, brings his knowledge of Hollywood and its ways to this entertaining book. His portrait of Bogart is replete with anecdotes drawn from scores of biographies and memoirs published after the actor’s death. The reader follows the ascent of Bogart’s career as he progresses from playing the heavy in grade-B gangster movies to his memorable performances of the 1940s and ’50s. Among them was “Casablanca,” which made him a superstar and remains the lodestar for many film buffs. Kanfer traces Bogart’s personal life, including three brief and tempestuous marriages that set the stage for his whirlwind courtship of Lauren Bacall that began during the filming of “To Have and Have Not.” Another thread in the story is how his liberal politics made him an occasional target of congressional investigators intent on exposing members of the Communist Party in Hollywood. But perhaps most unique about Bogart is the career trajectory after he died of cancer. The Brattle Theater near Harvard began running “Casablanca,” sparking a Bogart cult that extended to other college campuses. After Jean-Paul Belmondo mimicked Bogart’s mannerisms in Jean-Luc Godard’s “Breathless,” other New Wave directors began to channel the Bogart style. Years later, the Bogart mystique surfaced anew in Woody Allen’s “Play It Again, Sam.” Kanfer’s book should appeal to older Bogart enthusiasts and younger movie fans discovering him for the first time. It’s a readable and entertaining biography that reflects the author’s delight in his subject and the world in which Bogart thrived.

’Swamplandia!’ the 1st ‘must-read’ of 2011 By Mike Fischer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dan Kirchhefer, college professor, Topeka “’The Brothers K’ by David James Duncan, which chronicles the adventures of a family living in the northwest with an underlying theme of baseball. It’s set in the late ‘50s through the ‘70s, I think, and is roughly based on ‘The Brothers Karamazov.’”

Writer Karen Russell is on record stating that, much as she loves reading realist fiction, she couldn’t “write a moving tale about a family of struggling car salesmen in Detroit,” even if “somebody held a gun to my head.” “But a family of alligator wrestlers in a mythic swamp? That,” she continued, “I can do.” Now she has, in “Swamplandia!,” a weird and wonderfully inventive first novel that also happens to be a moving, very real tale about a struggling family. The Bigtrees aren’t car salesmen from Detroit, but

they’re facing foreclosure on their isolated island home in Florida’s Everglades once 36year-old Hilola Bigtree succumbs to ovarian cancer. She leaves behind a dazed husband and three teenagers: a boy named Kiwi and two girls, Osceola and 13-year-old Ava. Back when customers demanded less because their imaginations did more, Hilola had been the star of the Bigtrees’ alligator wrestling show held in Swamplandia!, their 100-acre throwback to carnivals from a distant past. Hilola’s death coincides

with the rise of a more conventional mainland tourist attraction: the World of Darkness, featuring a water ride through a whale’s belly where “watching people board the ride and get released down the chute was like watching an eerie factory assembly line.” The Bigtree children cope with Hilola’s death in different ways — none of them good. Hoping to raise money and save their park, the restless Kiwi gets a job in the World of Darkness, and once he arrives, half of the remaining chapters trace his

struggles to make ends meet as an underpaid refugee. The magic ingredient inducing belief is Russell’s incredibly evocative language, as thickly textured and dizzying as the mangrove swamp in which the daughters soon lose their way. Her images are often completely alien but also utterly true to the changing world of an adolescent girl, in which a once-familiar landscape continually reveals new shapes and shadows that can be alluring, haunting or both. Russell’s re-creation of that world will make it easy to forget tamer fare like the “Twilight” series. It’s “Swamplandia!” that’s the real deal — and the first must-read of 2011.

Poet’s Showcase ‘Gift of the Magi’ As I hold my last classes and finals, then read, mark, deliberate, endlessly through short days and long evenings, while neighbors’ lights come on, and Christmas trees glow in windows, I remember the season’s blessings, and my own, dreamily imagining a new story: myself a Magus of old, journey-tired, bearing the gift of light to those who carry it into the world. — Priscilla S. McKinney, Lawrence

Write poetry? Our Poet’s Showcase features work by area poets. Submit your poetry via e-mail with a subject line of Poet’s Showcase to danderson@ljworld.com. Include your hometown and contact information.

BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week ending Jan. 29, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Fiction 1. “Tick Tock.” James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown, $27.99. 2. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.” Stieg Larsson. Knopf, $27.95. 3. “Strategic Moves.” Stuart Woods. Putnam, $25.95. 4. “The Inner Circle.” Brad Meltzer. Grand Central, $26.99. 5. “Shadowfever.” Karen Marie Moning. Delacorte, $26. 6. “The Help.” Kathryn Stockett. Putnam/AmyEinhorn, $24.95. 7. “The Sentry.” Robert Crais. Putnam, $26.95. 8. “Dead or Alive.” Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood. Putnam, $28.95. 9. “Call Me Irresistible.” Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Morrow, $25.99. 10. “The Confession.” John Grisham. Doubleday, $28.95.

Nonfiction 1. “Unbroken.” Laura Hillenbrand. Random House, $27. 2. “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” Amy Chua. Penguin Press, $25.95. 3. “The Hidden Reality.” Brian Greene. Knopf, $29.95. 4. “The Next Decade.” George Friedman. Doubleday, $27.95. 5. “The 4-Hour Body.” Timothy Ferriss. Crown, $27. 6. “Decision Points.” George W. Bush. Crown, $35. 7. “The Investment Answer.” Daniel C. Goldie & Gordon S. Murray. Business Plus, $18. 8. “Cleopatra.” Stacy Schiff. Little, Brown, $29.99. 9. “Sexy Forever.” Suzanne Somers. Crown, $25.99. 10. “Autobiography of Mark Twain.” Ed. by Harriet Elinor Smith. Univ. of Calif. Press, $34.95.

Previously unreleased Vonnegut stories recall Golden Age By Noah Homola McClatchy Newspapers

Cindy Mehojah, retired, Albuquerque, N.M. “Right now I’m reading ‘Death Comes for the Archbishop’ by Willa Cather because it’s about the Southwest and the Albuquerque area, and that’s where we’re from.”

In 1950, Kurt Vonnegut sold his first short story, “Report on the Barhouse Effect,” for $750 — the equivalent of six weeks’ pay at his public relations job at General Electric. When his second story sold for $950, he quit so he could write full time. In the second collection of Vonnegut stories put out since his death in 2007, “While Mortals Sleep,” we are given 16 previously unreleased short stories from this early period when he was making his living by publishing short f iction in magazines like Esquire and Cosmopolitan. As with “Look at the Birdie,” the previous posthumous collection, this is Vonnegut fresh out of the corporate world, hungry to establish himself as a writer.

Today’s readers play the part of an archaeologist, sifting through the pages and unearthing relics of a post-war United States that reveled in the short story. Sure, these stories feel like classic, wry and imaginative Vonnegut, but the atmosphere of a bygone era, when story took precedent over character, is what dominates. Characters walk down the story’s path, destined to its ending regardless of their action. Every event is calculated, leading up to a revelation or pronouncement that doesn’t hide behind metaphors or symbolism — something seen as banal or amateurish by today’s standards. But this device works, even in the story “Money Talks,” where, in unsur-

prising Vonnegut fashion, the titular money does indeed talk . Perhaps it’s easy to look at a 50-year-old story and just be charmed by its apparent hokeyness. A certain nostalgia might take place. But reading these Vonnegut pieces is deeper, because he provides enough substance to reassure us that we are not in the hands of a hack. Even with a direct moral that is routinely spelled out, we never feel ensnared in Vonnegut’s self-indulgences or get the sense that we are in the midst of a preachy anecdote or object lesson. Pieces like “Jenny,” in which a man uses his toes to control a robotic refrigerator shaped like a woman,

read like typical Vonnegut canon. But in other stories — “Out, Brief Candle” and “Ruth,” for example — we see a more traditional and melancholy Vonnegut, similar to a short story by Alice Munro or J.D. Salinger, respectively. Beyond the nice mixture of stories, 13 drawings by Vonnegut are placed throughout the book. Don’t be discouraged by the fluff, though. These stories celebrate the short story in its golden age. By the book’s end, you’ll want to dig up old copies of Collier’s Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post to revisit the stories of not just Vonnegut, but of Steinbeck, Bradbury and Fitzgerald. “While Mortals Sleep” is ultimately an artifact to celebrate and remind us that, with literature at least, we can do ourselves a favor by not staying current.


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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Circle of Life By Kevin G. Der and Jessica A. Hui Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Rum, vodka and orange juice drink 7 “Little” barnyard bird with an alliterative name in a classic Willie Dixon blues song 11 “Let me think …” 14 Costume party accessory 17 Pope after Marinus I 20 Trying 22 Turner of records 23 Felt like forever 24 Interludes 25 Cultural grp. 26 Viewable, to a camera operator 27 Author Marsh 29 EarthLink and others 30 Result of turning the corner? 31 Became annoyed 34 New England’s Cape ___ 35 Roman 1,150 37 Detached 39 Public person? 41 Pillow talk? 42 Cage in Hollywood 45 Fellowship foes 49 So-called “Heart of Texas” 50 Eschew 51 “See you then!” 52 Famous fiddler 53 Words to a traitor 54 Steering system parts 56 “___ bien” (Spanish for “It’s good”) 57 Bit of a muscle car’s muscle 59 ___ Joe, “Tom Sawyer” character 61 Do-do connector 62 Looney Tunes character with a snout 64 Fashionista’s concern 65 Abide 66 Surprise visitors 68 British isle 69 Suffix with torrent

71 Driller’s letters 72 Poker declaration 73 Pound sound 76 Top-rated show of 200205 77 What the 41-Down has 82 Pooh’s young pal 83 Mauna ___ 84 Land of Ephesians 85 When doubled, first name in old Hollywood 86 Spanish “that” 87 ___ system (way of classifying blood) 88 Most divine 90 Rattletrap 93 Cobra product 95 Cobra products 98 Ariz. neighbor 99 Swingers in a saloon 100 Person who likes the blues? 101 Mottled 102 Soldier’s meal container 104 Very 106 Palliative plant 107 Winter Olympics performance since 1976 110 Den ___, Nederland 111 Ubangi tributary 112 Phalanx’s weaknesses 113 Thinned out 114 Driller’s letters 115 Facing, with “from” 117 Halved 118 Be shy 119 “What?!” 120 Serves 125 King Arthur’s family name 127 Make out, in York 129 Old saw 131 With craft 132 Getup 133 Italian liqueurs 136 Strip in a darkroom 139 “The Lovely Bones” composer, 2009 140 Topic at an owners/players meeting 141 Heyday 142 Source of enlightenment 143 Terminal 144 1960 Updike novel

145 Four-time Masters winner Down 1 Two-letter combinations 2 Continue, as an uncontrolled fire 3 Most common draw in Scrabble 4 Comic Caesar 5 Priory in “The Da Vinci Code” 6 Tomfoolery 7 City NNE of Tahoe 8 Bus. line 9 Patriotic women’s org. 10 Wakes thrown up behind speedboats 11 Revealing 1970s wear 12 Cereal mixes 13 Ed.’s work pile 14 Portable red or white holder 15 Low-priced furniture source 16 Tent or sleeping bag, e.g. 17 Take ___ at (insult) 18 1962 action film set in Jamaica 19 Finnish transport? 20 Mark in marble 21 Suffix with rhythm 28 Whichever 30 Samaritans 32 Galley figure 33 State in French 35 Peeved pout 36 Hotelier Hilton 38 South American tuber 40 Be part of, as a film 41 Collection of animals featured in this puzzle 43 Lawyer: Abbr. 44 Fat underwater creature 45 Like a Mountie 46 Musical echo 47 Dalmatian’s home 48 Like wild oats 50 Strong 51 Dumbness 55 Foppish courtier in “Hamlet” 58 It may be limited or late 60 Revelation comes after it 62 Doctor’s orders

63 Away for a while 65 1985 John Malkovich drama 67 Reggie Miller, for one 70 People leaving the company? 73 Breakfast in a bar 74 High-tech officer in film 75 Hotel figures 78 Mortgage holder, e.g. 79 Florist’s supply 80 Comparable in reach 81 “Hair” co-writer James 88 See 91-Down 89 Pilot program? 91 With 88-Down, 2000 Ang Lee film 92 One of the tribes of Israel 94 Online publication, for short 95 Place where a person may be bitten 96 Director Vittorio De ___ 97 Sticking with it 100 ___ number on (mentally abuses) 102 Noted Ronald 103 London tourist stop 105 Dull 108 Works at a museum 109 Blitzer, e.g. 114 Much-wanted toon in Toontown 115 Dumas’s “La Dame ___ Camélias” 116 Combed (through) 119 Lock plate 121 Cobra products 122 Hindu deity 123 Designer Cassini 124 Nasdaq alternative 125 W. or J.F.K. 126 A, to Zimmermann 128 60 minuti 129 Grouse 130 ___ Mix 133 Enzyme ending 134 Norse war god 135 The Horned Frogs, for short 137 Mop & ___ 138 Something about nothing?

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See both puzzle SOLUTIONS in Monday’s paper.

Down 1 Ribbon holder 2 Home of a brave 3 Kind of rocket 4 Broad st. 5 Takes the plunge 6 Governess, in novels 7 Surface 8 Sweet topping 9 Avg. size 10 Mail out 11 Spontaneous 12 Bring out 13 Grape plants 14 UK country 15 Get dizzy 16 Command to Rover (2 wds.) 17 From Calcutta 18 Washington waterway 19 Get rid of wrinkles 20 Positive response 31 Tyrants 33 Pierre’s school 35 Oak-to-be 37 More congenial 39 Affluent one 41 Not genuine 44 Clinic staffer 46 Liver secretion 48 Big hopper 49 Pep 50 Marshland 51 Bierstube order 52 Mr. Spock’s father 53 Enjoys a hammock 54 Clothes horse 55 Birdie beater 56 Keep — — out for 58 Festive 59 Tigger’s creator 60 Ferocious bear 62 Ring-shaped island 63 Ponder, as evidence 64 Works on sound tracks 67 Drip-dry fabric 68 Tilts to the side

69 Minor quarrel (hyph.) 71 Complains 73 Screen legend Greta 74 Female donkey 76 Ra’s symbol 77 “The Hoosier Poet” 78 Shakes hands 79 All better 80 Soul 81 Toaster type (hyph.) 82 Guitarist Waters 83 Panorama 85 Spurred on 86 “Hasta —!” 87 Glass cookware 89 Auction-goer 90 Plush fabric 91 Tip off 94 Furniture movers 95 Ardor 97 Writer Nin 99 Muslim garment 100 Salt water 101 Worked as a jockey 103 Braggart 104 Low-budget films (2 wds.) 105 Tireless 106 Tabloids “monster” 107 Repress 108 Orange boxes 109 Sleep noisily 110 Wield a brush 112 Opera highlights 114 “Right” prefix 116 Consumers 117 Go slowly 118 Rash 120 Glasnost letters 122 Aspen transport (hyph.) 124 Palm reader, maybe 126 Not hungry 128 201, to Claudius 130 Anka’s “— Beso” 132 Tiger Woods’ org.

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME

by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek

Unscramble these six Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form six ordinary words.

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Roger Shimomura exhibit coming to Lawrence Arts Center `By Sean Rosner

The injustice of the World War II Japanese internment camps is not something that Lawrence artist Roger Shimomura has forgotten about over time. Shimomura, who spent time as a child with his family at Camp Minidoka in southern Idaho, has spent a large part of his artistic career reflecting on the experiences of his family and other Japanese Americans. And now he will be bringing his impressions to the Lawrence Arts Center with the exhibition “Shadows of Minidoka.” “Shadows of Minidoka” will place works from Shimomura’s “Minidoka On My Mind,” an exhibition of paintings on the internment camp experience that has been touring the country for a few years, alongside Shimomura’s personal collection of internment camp ephemera. Shimomura began teaching at Kansas University in 1969, where he now holds the title of distinguished professor of art emeritus. In that time, Shimomura has become an acclaimed and internationally known artist and shown his work in some of the country’s most prominent museums. For the majority of Shimomura’s career as an artist, he’s been creating works that comment on the experience of living in the United States as an Asian American. He says his art generally focuses on one of three themes: the World War II Japanese internment camps, Asian stereotypes and selfidentity of Asian Americans. Many of Shimomura’s pieces contain classic American characters — football players, blonde youths in letter jackets, Superman — mingling with slanted-eyed, buck-toothed intruders. That these stereotyped Asian Americans don’t belong is painfully obvious. Shimomura’s pop and comic book art stylings could almost be taken as humorous if it weren’t for the serious, sometimes tragic subject matter of his pieces. But the superficial lightheartedness of his art gives audiences an entry level to it, and gives Shimomura a chance to get his message across. Once viewers have their mouths open to laugh, Shimomura says,

Images Special to the Journal-World

ABOVE, “Block Dance,” and at left, “American Infamy #4,” both by Roger Shimomura, will be on display at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., starting Friday.

People in the Midwest and on the East Coast have very little awareness of it. Here we are 60 years later, and some people still don’t know it happened.” — Roger Shimomura, professor emeritus at Kansas University they are more likely to swallow the sad realities the pieces present. The Minidoka series is decidedly darker than a lot of Shimomura’s other work, literally and figuratively. Nightfall, barbed wire and shadows are common themes throughout. Based on both his observations and diary entries kept by his late grandmother, the exhibition tells the story of a captive people striving to live and love despite their shackled existence. Shimomura says that in his experiences presenting internment camp-themed art, he’s often shocked by how little people know about the camps, to the extent that they sometimes go as far as to question their existence. “People in the Midwest

and on the East Coast have very little awareness of it,” he says. “Here we are 60 years later, and some people still don’t know it happened.” And more than just a statement on a historic and personal event, Shimomura says the internment camp pieces deal with issues that are still present in today’s political and social climate. “If there wasn’t a relevance today, I wouldn’t be doing it,” he says. “I’m not interested in nostalgia.” Susan Tate, executive director at the Lawrence Arts Center, agrees that Shimomura’s exhibition comments on current as well as historical ideas. She says his work succeeds in exposing the xenophobic attitudes of some Americans in the World War II era, attitudes that she still sees today. But she says the works represent more than just one society’s fear of “the other.” She sees the incredible perseverance of the Japanese people who were incarcerated in the camps. Tate points to the Japanese idea of gamen, which she describes as “to bear the seemingly unbearable with dignity and grace.”

Snow jokes exceed limits CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1C

(Hey. When the Weather Channel says “colossal,” who are you to poo-poo?) With the kitchen stocked and staged for Snowmaggedon (the first of so many clever monikers to come), you hunker down — laptop on thighs, cell phone in hand — to watch the Blizzard of Oz roll in. It. Takes. FOREVER! “Where is it now?” your spouse yells from the garage, where he’s sharpening the blade of his snow shovel with a grinder. “You mean, Snowpocalypse 2011? Still can’t see it on the radar. But it’s coming!” Ten to 14 inches expected, according to my Weather Underground app. After a brief check of your firewood inventory, you grab the remote and surf to a “Special Report” on TV: Anchor 1: “We’re in allhands-on-deck mode here at WOMG to bring you up-tothe-minute movement of Snowzilla 2011, the merciless mega-monster storm that threatens to pulverize, then paralyze, the metro and much of the country.” Anchor 2: “For the very latest, let’s go LIVE to our very own Candy Kain on the Interstate. Hey, Candy.” Candy: “Hey, guys. Well, as you can see, I’m wearing my puffiest parka and furriest chapeau in anticipation of our WOMG ‘snow-holdsbarred coverage.’ (She gig-

gles uncontrollably.) Sorry, guys. Couldn’t resist!” Anchor 1: “Snow biggie, Candy!” Anchor 2: “Snow worries!” (She snorts for effect.) Candy: “Snow — I mean — so, there’s not a whole lot to see right now. But (she steps dangerously close to the highway), by tomorrow morning, these roads will be SNOW-going with unprepared drivers stuck in the SNOW-passing lane. City officials tell me their trucks are ready to go, and there’s SNOW limit to their salt supplies. Sorry, guys! My mind’s in SNOW-man’s land tonight. Must be the hat! This is Candy Kain, WSNOW-MG, reporting live. Back to you in the studio.” Anchor 1: (Chortling) “Oh SNOW you didn’t!” Anchor 2: “Snow way, Candy!” Disgusted, you click off the TV, check the radar on your laptop for the 300th time, and start cooking. One cauldron of chili, a pot of soup, two flans and four-dozen Tollhouse cookies later, you’re exhausted. It’s still not snowing, and your husband’s office has canceled work for tomorrow. A sense of dread envelops you like Candy’s puffiest parka. You pop an Ambien — because it is a bona fide emergency, after all — and go to bed. The next morning, you wake to the sound of a freshly sharpened shovel scraping the front walk. Snow-

maggedon is here. Through the excruciatingly long day, your attention drifts from the snow globe swirling outside your windows to your stubborn spouse, who refuses to stop shoveling ‘lest “the storm get ahead of me,” to poor Candy, who is looking more like Nanook of the North as the Blizzard of Oz bears down: Anchor 1: “Continuing our exclusive, snow-holdsbarred coverage, let’s check in with our very own Candy Kain, still on the Interstate.” Anchor 2: “Hey, Candy. How’s the furriest chapeau treating you?” Candy: “Snow p-p-p-roblem, g-g-g-uys. (Her teeth are chattering into the mic.) As you c-c-can see (she gestures like the Tin Man after a hard rain), everyone has hh- heeded the governor’s warning to stay home d-ddue to Snowgasm 2011.” You flip off the tube, so as not to suffer another one of Candy’s snowisms. As you reheat the chili for the 10th time in 24 hours, you realize you no longer love snow. Or emergencies, for that matter. Thanks to the 24hour news cycle, it’s all just snowverkill. Time to hang up the shovel and think spring. But then, I guess that’s a snow-brainer. — Cathy Hamilton is a public relations and marketing consultant, author of 16 books and blogger at boomergirl.com. Contact her at cathy@boomergirl.com.

“In the act of our having this exhibition, what wins is life and creation and innovation,” Tate says. Although this is the sixth stop on a national tour for “Minidoka On My Mind,” this will be the first and likely only time that Shimomura showcases his works along with his ephemeral objects. Gathered over the past 20 years, Shimomura’s collection ranges from books written by the government justifying the internment camps to artwork made by incarcerees. After the art center exhibition, Shimomura is sending the collection to the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian. Along with the exhibition, the Lawrence Arts Center is releasing a 120-page publication to serve both as a catalog for the works and ephemera in the exhibition and as a source of information on the exhibition’s subject matter. The publication, also titled “Shadows of Minidoka,” is the product of collaboration between the arts center, Lawrence marketing agency Callahan Creek and Allen Press. It includes essays on life in the internment camps as well as information on Shimomura’s passion for collecting. Presented along with Shimomura’s art and collection, in the art center’s smaller front gallery, will be the work of Japanese American artist Jimmy Mirikitani, who also stayed in the Minidoka camp and was the subject of the film “The Cats of Mirikitani.” As one of several special events revolving around the “Shadows of Minidoka” exhibition, the arts center will be presenting the film with discussion from Shimomura and the film’s director, Linda Hattendorf, on Feb. 28. The exhibition and the events connected with it come with support from the Center of East Asian Studies at KU and with help from a grant from The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. Tate says the LAC will use the funds from the Japan Foundation grant to make supplemental educational materials available to exhibition guests. “Shadows of Minidoka” will be on display starting Friday through March 12 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

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NURSERIES like Sunrise Garden Center, 1501 Learnard Ave., will soon be stocked with plants for the season. Follow suggestions for what grows best in this climate with some Pride of Kansas winners.

Pride of Kansas program spotlights easy-to-grow plants S

everal years ago I heard a horticulturist say that plants at the garden center are a lot like kittens and puppies. They are little, cute, you want to take them all home, and often you are unaware of what you are actually getting. Even avid gardeners may succumb to the new and exciting flower or foliage, only to discover later the plant is disease-ridden, unable to survive Kansas winters or too big for its planting space. Researchers and professional organizations in the horticulture industry are trying to take some of the guesswork out of gardening. One program to help consumers make more educated decisions on plant selection is called Pride of Kansas. Pride of Kansas is sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, the Kansas Forest Service, the Kansas Nursery and Landscape Association and the Kansas Arborists Association. Pride of Kansas plants are selected based on the plants’ performance in research trials and feedback

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Jennifer Smith smithjen@ksu.edu from professionals across the state. One tree, one shrub and one perennial are chosen each year. This year’s Pride of Kansas plants are Shumard oak, boxwood and catmint. Here is a little on each of these plants. Shumard oak: According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Quercus shumardii is native to eastern Kansas and the eastern half of the United States. The tree is 100 feet tall or more at maturity, so think ahead about planting location. One characteristic I especially like is that Shumard oak

grows more quickly than most other oaks, but it still has the strength and form of an oak. It is listed as a moderate-to-fast grower depending on soil quality and water availability. Shumard oaks produce acorns about one inch in diameter. Fall color ranges from orange to deep red and is brighter than most of the oaks. Boxwood: Several species of boxwood (Buxus) are appropriate for this area. There are more than one hundred cultivars available. Often used in hedges and foundation plantings, boxwoods have small, glossy green leaves. They handle shearing and pruning well and are sometimes used in topiary. I think boxwoods might be the ultimate kitten at the garden center. They look like cute little green meatballs, often in 1-gallon pots because they grow quickly. However, many varieties of boxwood are 4- to 6feet wide and tall at maturity. Read the label and give them room to grow or plant a compact variety.

PREVIOUS PRIDE OF KANSAS WINNERS Trees: Lacebark elm, Chinkapin oak, Caddo maple, English oak, Kentucky coffeetree, Bur oak, Eastern redbud, Shantung maple, Prairiefire crabapple. Shrubs: Southern blackhaw viburnum, Tiger Eyes sumac, Leatherleaf viburnum, Common ninebark, Knockout rose, Dwarf Although native to Southern Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa, boxwood are well-adapted to our climate. North Carolina State University reports that boxwood may have been introduced to the United States as early as 1652. Boxwoods are not reported to be invasive. Catmint: While we are talking about kittens, I will try to explain the difference between catmint and catnip. Both are species within the genus Nepeta. Catnip is specifically Nepeta cataria. Catmint may refer to multiple other species of Nepeta. The other key difference

Oregon grapeholly, Butterfly bush, Dwarf Korean lilac, Emerald Triumph viburnum Perennials: Sedum, Russian sage, Karl Foerster feather reed grass, Butterfly milkweed, Switchgrass, Hibiscus, Hosta, Purple coneflower, Black-eyed susans between catmint and catnip is that catnip is often considered weedy and sometimes described as invasive. Catmint is less aggressive and has a more desirable appearance. You might confuse catmint with sage, salvia, blue-mist spirea, or even butterfly bushes. Catmint has brilliant purple flowers born along erect stems. At a distance, it appears as an airy purple mound and blooms repeatedly through the summer. Catmint is also very drought tolerant. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension. She can be reached at 843-7058.

KOVEL’S ANTIQUES

‘Country’-style cupboards great for storing clutter By Terry Kovel

Where to put clutter? How to store extra dishes or clothes or memorabilia? These are questions that have been asked only since the beginning of the 20th century. Before that, storage was a very different problem. For most families, their textiles were their most valuable possessions and were just about the only thing that needed to be stored. The family had to shear the sheep, then clean, card and dye the wool, then make the thread and weave it into fabric. Hundreds of hours of handwork were needed to make a dress or a coverlet, and the family had few spares. Rooms were small, and furniture was placed out of the way. A single cupboard

might be put against a wall or built into a corner. Cupboard tops had open shelves to hold dishes, glasses and pots. Bottom sections had shelves behind closed doors to keep fabrics clean and free of smoke. In the bedroom area, there might be a tall cabinet or cupboard with large drawers for clothing and bedclothes. By Victorian times, houses were being built with a few storage areas, even closets. And by the 1900s, people started wanting cupboards in their kitchens. “Country” furniture is popular today, and its simple, informal lines fit in modern houses. Country cupboards were often painted and had just a top molding and perhaps some door trim. Drawer and door pulls were wooden knobs, and hardware was

made of iron. Collectors today pay a premium for pieces with original painted finish and original parts, including the back panels. Look carefully for replaced wooden parts, especially the feet or bottom board. Cupboard bottoms were splashed with water when the floor was cleaned and they often decayed. Examine everything else, too. It is easy to make a fake or a “marriage.” A good corner cupboard with attractive worn paint, even with replaced parts, sells for $1,000 or more. A complete cupboard with rich finished wood and trim can cost about $3,000 to $5,000.

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