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Task force clear on choices, mum on advice By Mark Fagan mfagan@ljworld.com

Nissan is operating on a different sales strategy than it does with its traditional vehicles. Interested customers put in a request online for more information. From there they can buy the car. Then the local dealership will come to the house to set up the charging system. “This is a 100 percent consumer demand,” Rowe said. The transition of electric cars from a roadway oddity to dealership

After eight months of compiling, studying, touring, reading, assessing, writing, meeting, discussing, calculating and otherwise preparing to define a vision for the future of the Lawrence school district’s elementary schools, members of an appointed task force now find themselves left with a single responsibility. That would be deciding. And whether the two-dozen members of the Lawrence Elementary School “I guess I was a Facility Vision little discouraged, Task Force actuperhaps, by the ally will settle on some recom- lack of people willing to have an mendations Monday night is open discussion an open ques- as to go one way tion, especially or another. This is as it pertains to a divisive point where the rubber awaiting con- meets the road.” sensus: Whether to recommend — Lawrence school closing one or board vice two elementary president schools for next Mark Bradford year. Even more contentious: Which school or schools should close, if any. “It may be unworkable for the task force,” said Marcel Harmon, a member of the group who is still seeking background information and data to help guide his decisions. “It’s a pretty heavy recommendation, even though we know it’s just a recommendation.” Instead, it will be members of the Lawrence school board who will make any decisions about whether to close a school or schools for the 2011-12 academic year or beyond. The district is facing an estimated budget cut of $3 million because of declines in revenue from the state. But board members did form the task force back in May, an effort to build a long-term and

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NEW LAWRENCE POLICE CHIEF TARIK KHATIB was front and center Friday at City Hall after his new position was announced.

Khatib outlines priorities for department .By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

As he was vying for the police chief job with three other candidates from outside Lawrence, Tarik Khatib talked about both knowing the Lawrence Police Department from the inside out and still bringing in new ideas from the outside. After City Manager David Corliss tapped Khatib on Friday for the job, the nearly 19-year veteran who has worked only in the Lawrence department spoke about how he sees his responsibilities in replacing longtime chief Ron Olin, who retired from the job last year.

“I’m here to serve the community, serve the officers and never violate that trust,” he said. Khatib, a 1991 Kansas University graduate who started as a Lawrence officer in June 1992, sat down with the Journal-World to answer questions about his priorities as the new police chief and his career. You’ve talked about Lawrence’s crime rate being higher when compared to other Kansas and university cities. For reducing that, what will be your top priorities? Khatib: Globally, our top priority is going to be continuing on the

program we’ve already started, and that is increasing our public interaction and engagement with the community. We’ve met privately with various different individuals and some groups, and I want to take that up a notch and meet with a larger percentage of people and get from them what their expectations are for the police department over the coming months and years. Specifically about the crime rate, three things we need to do to reduce that is work on education of victims, work on education of the community as far as how to prevent being a victim of a crime.

Also to develop strategies in the police department whether through efficiencies or articulation of perhaps more resources at some point down the line, like how we get about solving crime and holding the 10 percent of people who do 90 percent of the crime accountable. A third component’s going to be environmental design, getting involved in education of the community about how we can create a safe environment so those crimes don’t occur. Those three components are going to be something we look at. Please see KHATIB, page 9A

Group energizes talks on car-charging stations City, KU explore options to power electric vehicles By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

Months before President Barack Obama called for drastically increasing the number of electric cars on the road, an informal group in Lawrence was meeting to find a way to do just that. The group — with membership including Kansas University researchers, Westar Energy, government officials and a car dealership — is looking at what infrastructure needs to be in place to make the electric car a reality in Lawrence. And according to the group’s members, that “Jetsons”-like image of plugging in at home to power up your car isn’t as far off as some

would think. By the end of this year, Kansas University plans to have the first recharging station in Lawrence. And Briggs Nissan, 2300 W. 29th Terrace, is among the third wave of car dealerships that would offer the 100 percent electric Nissan LEAF. Exactly when they will come to Lawrence hasn’t been determined, the car dealership’s business development manager, Chris Rowe, said. “Being that Lawrence is a very green community, there is an advantage of having it in this community,” Rowe said. “I’m a firm believer it is going to work here.”

More electric options Electric cars are slowly moving

Being that Lawrence is a very green community, there is an advantage of having it in this community. I’m a firm believer it is going to work here.” — Chris Rowe, business development manager for Briggs Nissan in Lawrence into the mainstream. During his State of the Union address, Obama called for a million new electric cars to be on the road by 2015. Helping achieve that goal are a number of electric vehicles being offered by major automakers. Along with Nissan, Ford has plans for the 2012 all-electric Focus. And Chevy is offering the Volt, a hybrid that has an electric motor with a 40mile range and a gasoline engine that kicks in for longer drives. Owners can charge the vehicle from home.

Kansas Insurance Commissioner discusses health reform changes By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger spent an hour Saturday morning explaining how the federal health care reforms will affect Kansans. Individual mandates, lifetime limits, Medicaid and online “exchanges” highlighted Praeger’s discussion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

About 70 people attended the event, sponsored by the Douglas County Democratic Party. Praeger answered questions about spePraeger cific provisions and explained how Kansas has been working with the insurance industry to satisfy the law’s requirements. Praeger acknowledged efforts in the state and on the federal level to repeal the reforms, but said “it’s

Challenge of educating Kansans “This is a very complicated law. It has a lot of pieces.” Praeger’s suggestion to Kansans trying to dissect all the information: visit the Insurance Commission’s website at ksinsurance.org, which provides a breakdown of the law’s provisions. Also, attend events such

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Because the whole goal here is to get as many people covered as possible.”

Who will be most affected by the law? The 19-34 age group. “I think there’s some real opportunities for affordable coverage that aren’t available right now.”

Positive impact “It creates a lot more competition, a more competitive market because it standardizes the policies. … People can compare apples to apples when they’re looking at policies.”

Biggest concern? The individual mandate that would require the uninsured to buy health coverage. “How do we encourage incentives for people to buy coverage?

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important to keep moving forward on this. … If it changes, we’ll adjust.” Following the talk, Praeger, a former Lawrence mayor, discussed some of the issues involved in implementing the new law.

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showroom is, in part, due to improved technology that keeps the electric car running longer and faster. But it also has a lot to do with basic economics. “Gas prices keep going up. And they are just not going back down,” said Eileen Horn, sustainability coordinator for the city of Lawrence and Douglas County. “And I think that is playing on people’s awareness.”

Charging stations As new electric car models come on the market, communities must answer how they will be charged away from home. Last fall, the city of Lawrence applied for a grant that would have allowed for construction of a charging station. It turned out the grant wasn’t quite geared toward that kind of project, so the city withdrew its application, Horn said. “We don’t want to build one that doesn’t get utilized. We are in a holding pattern, waiting to see how quickly Lawrence residents adopt this new technology,” Horn said. But Lawrence could see its first charging station soon. It will be part of a 2,000square-foot addition to the Chamney Farm on KU’s West Campus. The building, the construction of which is part of architecture professor Dan Rockhill’s Studio 804 class, will be a LEED certified green building that will be a space for demonstration projects on new technologies. The site is along Bob Billings Parkway, between Iowa Street and Crestline Drive. Along with technology that creates, stores and monitors energy, the building will be able to charge electric vehicles, said Carey Novak, who is director of business relations and development for KU. The charging station will be used primarily for electric vehicles designed by researchers at KU. Whether it will be available to the public is still being discussed, Novak said. The local Nissan dealership also has plans to build a charging station once it starts selling the LEAF. The city is keeping an eye on spots that would make for good charging stations, Horn said. Those sites will likely be where people congregate and where they can burn time while their car charges. Electric corridor The informal Lawrence group has asked Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., to consider a charging station in its parking plans for the library expansion, Novak said. It also thinks it would make sense to place them at large stores such as Target, Best Buy, Walmart and Dillons. Once there are several stations in Lawrence, the next step would be to set up a network of charging stations between Topeka and Kansas City so people can commute with electric cars. “We could very easily with not a lot of investment have a 60-mile (electric vehicle) corridor. And Lawrence is right in the middle,” Novak said. Embracing electric cars is one more way Lawrence can become a nexus of greenminded innovation, Novak said. “We have got a wonderful opportunity in making Lawrence this huge test lab of developing technologies,” he said. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

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DEATHS William D. Corkins William D. Corkins, 67, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2011 at his home. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Tonganoxie, KS. Bill was born February 16, 1944 in Elwood, KS, the son of Everett & Elizabeth (Hackett) Corkins. He was retired and was a great helper to many people. He was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. On April 20, 1986 he was united in marriage to Peggy (Jones) Corkins, she survives of the home. Survivors include; two sons, William Corkins, Atchison, KS, Donald Harden, Tonganoxie; Pamela Corkins, Atchison,

Elizabeth Flower, Terri Hurtado, Lawrence, KS, Sharon Earl, Heston, KS; three brothers, George Corkins, Atchison, Rick Corkins, Katy, TX, Gary Bruce, Portland, TN; seven sisters, Alice Jones, Steele, MO, Helen Marks, Tonganoxie, Phyllis Wright, Tonganoxie, Janice Moore, KC, MO, Olivia Boos and Linda Metcalf, both of Atchison, Joan Marley, Portland, OR; 13 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Bill donated his body to the KU Medical Center. The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Department. Quisenberry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Task force mum on advice vice president, sat in the audience as the discussions budget-conscious plan bounced from support for through consensus from a saving one school to advocatbroad cross-section of the ing for closure of two or percommunity. haps more, or maybe none. The task force’s given Fellow board members charge was simple: Recom- Vanessa Sanburn and Mary mend a vision and plan based Loveland were there, too. on “varied community and The talk avoided specific educational values,” and how recommendations so often to reflect those values given that facilitator Mike Neal “restraints of current and invited task force members to anticipated forward their opinresources.” ions via e-mail to help The board said it move the process was seeking suggesahead. None followed tions for improving through — not with the district’s 15 elespecific recommenmentary schools, dations, anyway. with stated options “I guess I was a litSCHOOLS that could include tle discouraged, perschool replacement, remod- haps, by the lack of people eling and closure. willing to have an open disTask force members cussion as to go one way or already have reached tenta- another,” Bradford said. “This tive consensus on the first is where the rubber meets the two options: road.” ● Replacement: Within Bradford still thinks the task three to five years, consoli- force — “this great cross-secdate Kennedy and New York tion of the community” — will schools in eastern Lawrence, come through with concrete, and Hillcrest and Sunset Hill specific recommendations for schools in central Lawrence. “naming names” of schools to ● Remodeling: Reports be closed, all based on thouidentify upgrades, repairs, sands of hours spent compiladditions and other work ing and creating invaluable necessary at each school — criteria to guide making such including elimination of all important decisions. portable classrooms — He’s uncertain what would although members have not happen next, should the eviconsidered any specific plan. dence and testimony fail to Such work likely would be produce a verdict. included in a proposal for a ‘Part of the process’ future bond issue. “It could be like a deadClosure? Back on Jan. 31, task force members tentative- locked jury: We ask them to ly agreed to study potential go back, redeliberate and closure of either one or two of have some more meetings, three specific schools for have some more discussions,” next year: Cordley, 1837 Vt.; Bradford said. “I guess the Pinckney, 810 W. Sixth St.; or other side would be: ‘Thank Wakarusa Valley, 1104 E 1000 you for your service,’ and then we’d have to take their Road. Maintaining the status quo information and come up had been dismissed as unten- with our own recommendations.” able. While the task force has Consensus elusive been striving for consensus, But last Monday, task force the school board would be members entered district tied to a less-stringent but headquarters through a more defined standard of crowd of Pinckney support- decision-making. ers outside. In the meeting “We’d need a majority,” he room, about 50 people lis- said. tened as members were urged The task force meets at 5:30 to seek consensus about p.m. Monday at district headwhether to pursue closure of quarters, 110 McDonald either one school or two, and Drive. Board members are to identify which one or ones. scheduled to receive — but Task force members often not act upon — the recomleaned on their background mendations a week later. material, gathered during Task force members, months of meetings and site meanwhile, continue to visits and e-mail communica- receive pointed communications involving four subcom- tions from people concerned mittees whose collective about their schools, particuwork produced 13 criteria for larly the ones being discussed recommendations. for potential closure. But even the school board “I certainly empathize with president acknowledged that the school board members,” such work could only go so said Harmon, the task force far. member who is still mulling “There is evidence in all of options. “It’s certainly not an the committees’ reports to enjoyable part of the process, support any proposal,” said but we realize it’s all part of Rich Minder, board president the process.” and co-chairman of the task — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be force. reached at 832-7188. Mark Bradford, the board’s CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A

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Howard John Baumgartel Jr. Howard John Baumgartel, Jr., beloved father, grandfather, professor, humanitarian, activist for social justice, and friend, died on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the Montebello Assisted Living Facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He died on the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, whose picture hung on his wall his entire adult life. Howard grew up in western Pennsylvania and attended Yale University and Wabash College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree, before joining the U.S. Navy in 1942. During the Second World War, Howard served in the Pacific aboard the “USS Ringgold” as a gunnery officer. He participated in many battles, most notably at Tarawa. While on leave in 1945, Howard married Nancy Taggart in Indianapolis, who became the mother of his three children. They honeymooned in Chicago at the same hotel where Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart were spending their honeymoon. After being mustered out of the Navy, he earned an MBA at Harvard University. After working in investment banking, Howard decided to become an academician and taught at the University of Kansas (KU) for three years before attending graduate school at the University of Michigan, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1955. Howard returned to KU and worked in the Psychology Department and School of Business until he retired in 1988. Howard made many notable contributions to academic life at KU. The single largest of these was his starting and developing the Human Relations program at the university, a program based on the human potential movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Howard’s professional life took him to India six times, twice as a Fulbright Scholar. Each time he worked toward the economic development of the nation and made lifelong friends, especially at the Xavier

Labor Relations Institute in Jamshedpur. For four years, Howard served as an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at KU. Howard married Marguerite Myers Kerfoot, a professor of art education at KU, in 1964 in Calcutta, and they lived together happily in Lawrence, Kansas until she died in October 2009. Marguerite brought three children of her own into Howard’s extended family. After retiring, Howard devoted his time to many interests, worked in a hospice program and began attending various churches in the Lawrence area. He and Nancy had joined the Mount Oread Friends Meeting in Lawrence in the late 1950s and, as his retirement years passed, he attended that meeting more and more regularly. In 2009, Howard suffered a major stroke and moved into Brandon Woods, an assisted living facility in Lawrence and was joined there by Marguerite a few months later. In December of 2009, he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to live closer to his family and shared with them many wonderful times in the year before he died. Howard is survived by six children: Mona Baumgartel, John Baumgartel, Tom Baumgartel, Bill Kerfoot, Charles Kerfoot, and John Kerfoot; ten grandchildren: on the Baumgartel side, Elaine, Sylvie, Jeremiah, and Lukas, and on the Kerfoot side, Chris, Kerry, Alex, Katie, Joshua, and Travis; and five greatgrandchildren. There will be a memorial service for Howard this spring in Lawrence, KS. Contributions may be made in Howard’s name to the Peace and Justice Scholarship that he started in the 1990s, a program that helps fund graduate students working in whatever small ways to lessen conflict and violence in our world: KU Endowment, P.O. Box 928, Lawrence, KS 66044-0928. Name of fund: Howard J. Baumgartel “Peace and Justice” Fund, Account Number - 36630.

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Mrs. Kurtz died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. The family will meet friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday before services at the chapel, 32665 Lexington Ave., De Soto.

PAULA R ENEE HOPKINS KANSAS CITY, MO. — Funeral services for Paula Renee Hopkins, 50, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cross Pointe Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo., with burial following at Mount Moriah Cemetery.

She died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Victory Baptist Church in Tonganoxie.

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A state Capitol thrown into political chaos swelled for a fifth day with nearly 70,000 protesters, as supporters of Republican efforts to scrap the union rights of state workers challenged pro-labor protesters faceto-face for the first time and GOP leaders insisted again Saturday there was no room for compromise. A few dozen police officers stood between supporters of Republican Gov. Scott Walker on the muddy east lawn of the Capitol and the much larger group of pro-labor demonstrators who surrounded them. The protest was peaceful as both sides exchanged chants of “Pass the bill! Pass the bill!” and “Kill the bill! Kill the bill!” “Go home!” union supporters yelled at Scott Banning-Bohmann Lemke, a 46-year-old machine parts salesman from Cedarburg who wore a hard hat and carried a sign that read “If you don’t like it, quit” on one side, and “If you don’t like that, try you’re fired” on the other.

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Lawrence resident Kim Banning-Bohmann was diagnosed with scleroderma, a life-threatening disease that causes hardening of the skin, about one year ago.

By fall, Kim’s body was hardening from her toes to her jaw. Her arms felt like a plastic doll’s arm. The disease also had moved into her esophagus, mak-

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Security forces in Libya and Yemen fired on prodemocracy demonstrators Saturday as the two hardline regimes struck back against the wave of protests that has already toppled autocrats in Egypt and Tunisia. At least 15 died when police shot into crowds of mourners in Libya’s second-largest city, a hospital official said. Even as Bahrain’s king bowed to international pressure and withdrew tanks to allow demonstrators to retake a symbolic square in the capital, Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi and Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh made clear they plan to stamp out opposition and not be dragged down by the reform movements that have grown in nations from Algeria to Djibouti to Jordan. Libyans returned to the street for a fifth straight day of protests against Gadhafi, the most serious uprising in his 42-year reign, despite estimates by human rights groups of 84 deaths in the North African country — with 35 on Friday alone.

‘Fair’ fares still flying high despite critical audit

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LEFT: WEARING AN ENGINEER HAT, Stefen Halm, 5, of Belton, Mo., gets an eyeful of a model train passing Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Model train enthusiasts packed into Building 21 for the 10th Annual Lawrence Model Railroad Club Train Show. TOP: Tom Smith, of Springfield, Mo., checks off his list of train parts as he dressed the part of a train conductor. ABOVE: A model train enthusiast shows off his Santa Fe shirt.

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CSI on wheels: Police department gets new forensic vehicle By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

Zach Thomas, a Lawrence police detective, steps out of the back of the department’s new ambulance-type vehicle. Thomas, who inspects crime scenes, has just spent time inside opening various drawers and cabinets that house everything from tools that officers will use to dig bullets out of walls to a chamber used to preserve fingerprints. The department’s new forensic investigations vehicle, purchased with a $155,000 Homeland Security grant, is much larger than the old one the department had. It will allow investigators to take more tools to crime scenes and, it is hoped, enable

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Scientists have estimated the first cosmic census of planets in our galaxy and the numbers are astronomical: at least 50 billion planets in the Milky Way. At least 500 million of those planets are in the not-too-hot, not-too-cold zone where life could exist. The numbers were extrapolated from the early results of NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Kepler science chief William Borucki says scientists took the number of planets they found in the first year of searching a small part of the night sky and then made an estimate on how likely stars are to have planets. Kepler spots planets as they pass between Earth and the star it orbits. So far Kepler has found 1,235 candidate planets, with 54 in the Goldilocks zone, where life could possibly exist.

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ing it difficult to swallow. There is no known cause or cure for scleroderma, but there is treatment. In mid-January, Kim, 50, began the process to have a stem-cell transplant at

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LAWRENCE POLICE DETECTIVE Zach Thomas checks out some of the new lights from the department’s new forensic investigations van on Friday. them to collect more and better evidence quickly, Thomas said. “The sooner we find out information, the sooner we can get leads,”

Thomas said while giving a tour of the vehicle. The department bought the Ford F-550 cab and chassis from Laird Noller Automotive in Lawrence, and Brown Cargo Van Inc. of Lawrence constructed the chamber, which was designed with input from detectives and city garage staff members. Investigators have been using it for the last couple of months, including at a December armed robbery at Walmart, 3300 Iowa. But it also can be deployed across the state to help respond to emergencies, such as a tornado, Thomas said. Lawrence police are close to finalizing an agreement to allow other agencies in northeast Kansas to use the vehicle in certain situations. Thomas demonstrated several

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new features of the vehicle that investigators will use. The size of the chamber will allow officers to meet inside and discuss aspects of a case while they’re still at the scene, and there is a bathroom inside, which is important for detectives who can frequently be at a crime scene for hours and hours, he said. A large deck on top of the chamber will give investigators a chance to get up high to take photos, and they have new battery-powered portable light sets that can illuminate an area after dark. “To find evidence we have to be able to see,” Thomas said. “Lighting at a crime scene is very important.”

Armed with a Legislative Post Audit showing “numerous inconsistencies and inaccuracies” in the way officials used data to tout the success of a taxpayer-paid program to provide “affordable airfares” out of Wichita, one would think conservatives would be ready to cut the $5 million annual appropriation. One would be wrong. During House Appropriations Committee action, Rep. Doug Gatewood, D-Columbus, proposed cutting the annual appropriation in half and requiring local officials match the state’s portion. He was joined by some Democrats and some Republicans. One of those was Rep. Virgil Peck, R-Tyro, who said officials from the Regional Economic Area Partnership (REAP), who were criticized in the audit for a lack of accountability for the state airfare funds, came across in meetings as “rather obnoxious” and “cavalier.” But other Republicans, most notably those from Wichita and nearby areas, defeated Gatewood's proposal and recommended providing the full $5 million. Appropriations Chairman Marc Rhoades, R-Newton, provided the key vote against Gatewood, which produced an 11-11 tie and killed the proposed cut. Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, also supports the $5 million appropriation.

State rep. mulls at-will versus civil service During a briefing on state employee salaries, Rep. Kasha Kelley, R-Arkansas City, wondered how state employees received civil service protection when Kansas is an “at-will” state, which means an employer doesn’t need a good cause to fire a worker. Alan Conroy, director of the

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The procedure for scleroderma is still in the trial stages, but the results have been promising. Dr. Richard Burt, chief of immunotherapy for autoimmune diseases, said the transplant has been successful in reversing symptoms in the skin, so normal elasticity returns, as well as muscle function. It also can improve internal organ functions. Kim is renting an apartment about five blocks from the hospital, and friends have been taking turns spending time with her — about a week at a time. On Jan. 31, she had her first chemotherapy treatment, and then she endured daily injections of Neupogen to help accelerate stem-cell growth. On Feb. 10, her stem cells were harvested during a four-hour procedure where she was hooked up to a machine by a catheter through her neck. Doctors wanted to harvest 2 million stem cells, and they got 7 million. “That was a good thing because I didn’t have to do it for a second day,” Kim said. She returned home Feb. 12 to spend a week with family

It honestly was the hardest thing I’ve done so far. With all of the catheters, all of the needles — that was the worst thing. I mean I just sat there and sobbed.” — Kim Banning-Bohmann, on shaving her head and friends and celebrate her wedding anniversary. “I am just a lot more tired and don’t have the stamina that I had before, which is really hard for me because I’ve always been someone who is kind of like the Energizer bunny — even kind of with this disease. But now it’s just wiping me out,” she said. Kim said her most difficult day was Monday when she reached up to do her hair and it started coming out in handfuls. On Tuesday, she had her stylist shave it off. “It honestly was the hardest thing I’ve done so far. With all of the catheters, all of

the needles — that was the worst thing. I mean I just sat there and sobbed,” she said. Now when she goes out she sports a wig that contains hair from her younger sister, Karin Feltman, and two other donors, and a hat. Kim leaves for Chicago on Monday and is facing five days of chemotherapy, followed by the stem-cell transplant on Feb. 28. She expects to come home between March 8 and March 15, if all goes well. She has met a Marine who is stationed in Hawaii who is going through the process at the same time. They became fast friends and compare notes on how they are feeling. He lost his wife five years ago to breast cancer, and they have two children. “You think you have it rough and then you hear other people’s stories,” she said. “I can’t imagine going through what he went through.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • A 56-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Saturday after threatening a woman with a knife. According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Randy Roberts, the incident occurred in the 800 block of Locust Street. The suspect and victim had been engaged in a domestic argument for about 24 hours. Roberts said the man battered the 52-year-old woman several times and threatened her with a knife during the argument. The woman was able to call police, who arrested the man. He was booked into the Douglas County Jail about 9:30 p.m. on charges of aggravated assault, domestic battery, criminal threat and two drug charges.

of Kansas, according to court records: • Amber Rae Allen, 4100 W. 24th Place, No. C 23, Lawrence. • Verner L. Newman, IV, 901 Centennial Drive, Lawrence. • LeMorris Lowery, 1716 Hampton St., Lawrence. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.

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Model citizens: Enthusiasts gather for train show By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

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The trains chug by a Ford factory, through a mountain, past “Gretchen’s Grains,” and by a railroad town complete with a general store and a “Ma’s Place” diner. But it’s easy to miss a few of the somewhat hidden details on the tracks at Saturday’s 10th Annual Lawrence Model Railroad Club Train Show. That’s what club member

Bob Lagerstrom is for. Stationed in the middle of a large “HO” scale train track, where model trains circled around inside Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Lagerstrom let visitors in on some of the little secrets — such as the group of baby polar bears devouring a hiker in the woods. “A young Republican,” jokes Lagerstrom, who’s all smiles Saturday while sharing his love of model trains with more than 700 people who attended.

Steve Meseraull, club president, said it takes a lot of effort to put on the show that benefits the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen. The event raises about $1,000, plus a truckload of canned goods. But the real payoff for the train enthusiasts such as Meseraull is the impact on the kids. “You work and you work and then you see the kids,” he said. “Their eyes get so big.” Some of the parents were wide-eyed as well. Michael Black of Lawrence

admitted he was probably having as much fun as his 6year-old son, Jude. “I’m kind of reliving my childhood,” said Black, who was an avid model-train collector as a kid. He spent the afternoon showing Jude the trains, which elicited enough “oohs” and “ahs” to convince the duo they may need to set up a track at home. “His birthday’s coming up,” Black said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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Kansas Legislative Research Department, said that civil service was a turn-of-the-century reform to make sure public service employees weren’t hired and fired based on patronage but on whether they were able to do a good job. By the way, Conroy’s report showed the average classified employee in Kansas is 47 years old with 14 years of service and making $38,049 per year.

Proposed 7.5% pay cut shocked employees With Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director sitting behind her, Becki Bohnenblust, from the State University Classified and Support Staff Council, made some emotional comments last week to the regents about the reaction she and other state employees had when a group of Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee proposed a 7.5 percent state employee pay cut. “The wind seemed to be knocked right out of our sails,” she said. Afterward, budget director Steve Anderson noted to the regents that the 7.5 percent pay cut was not the governor’s

idea. The pay cut for rank-andfile state workers was later removed from the Appropriations Committee bill.

Bill would restrict unions in politics House Bill 2130 would prohibit labor organizations from collecting dues for political activities and would prohibit any public employee organization from endorsing candidates or spending any of its income from dues on political activities. The Kansas Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity-Kansas support the measure, while Kansas Organization of State Employees, Kansas AFL-CIO, and Kansas National Education Association oppose it.

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More than 400 people turned out with a little Saturday night fever for the third annual Kansas University Dance Marathon. The event, which has been held at the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center on the KU campus since 2008, raises money and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network. The student-run organization donates exclusively to KU Pediatrics. The turnout, nearly twice what it was for last year’s KU Dance Marathon, had Ellen Hernly, the associate director of external operations, busy from the moment the 12-hour fundraiser began. “It’s been really great just to get to know the families,” Hernly said Saturday. “Especially on such a personal level.” Live music, dancing, relay races and various other activities helped keep the energy levels high for the students and children in attendance. Chasity Tower watched as her two daughters, Makenzie and Hallee, raced up and down the gym floor in burlap sacks. Both daughters are involved in the Children’s Miracle Network. “This is awesome,” she said smiling. The goal Saturday, aside from entertaining everyone involved, was to raise $60,000. While the total wouldn’t be known until the event’s end, which was early this morning, Hernly said she was optimistic the goal would be met. “It’s great that all the money

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Lawrence ● Kasold Drive is narrowed to one lane in each direction as crews work to reconstruct the roadway between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street. ● From 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, Indiana Street will have no parking and is closed to through traffic from Sixth Street to Eighth Street and Third Street to Sixth Street. Work is expected to be finished by the end of February. Douglas County ● Douglas County Road 9 is closed between U.S. Highway 24-40 and Interstate 70. The road will be closed so crews can work on the bridge construction. It will remain closed until late spring. ● A section of East 1950 Road about one-third of a mile south of Douglas County Road 460 is closed for culvert replacement. The section will be closed for about two months. U.S. Highway 59 ● North 200 Road is closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. The road will be tied to the new frontage road that runs parallel to the new U.S. Highway 59. Work is scheduled to be completed in late 2012. Interstate 70 ● A bridge replacement project is under way for the 142nd Street bridge spanning the Kansas Turnpike in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. The northbound and southbound lanes on 142nd Street will be closed between Kansas Avenue and Riverview Avenue. The stretch of road will remain closed for the duration of the project. ● Daily lane closures could occur on the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-70 and the right shoulder of the road. The project should be complete in late fall.

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HUTCHINSON — The Federal Election Commission has notified Secretary of State Kris Kobach that he has missing reports from his Congressional campaign. Kobach told The Hutchinson News the campaign account for his unsuccessful 2004 bid for the 3rd Congressional District seat is

essentially shut down. But the FEC said the account is still opened. The last quarterly report for Kobach for Congress was filed in 2008. Since then, the FEC has issued eight failure-to-file-report notices to Kobach for Congress. Typically, a campaign report to the

that people from Lawrence and the surrounding area donates goes right back into the community,” she said. KU sophomore Amir Bachelani and freshman Matthew Coombs both took time away from schoolwork to attend the annual event. “Having all these kids come out, it’s very inspirational,” Coombs said. “To know that we’re doing whatever little we can to help them out.” Bachelani said it was an enjoyable break from the usual weekend activities. “It’s def initely a good cause,” Bachelani said. “It’s completely worth it. We’re having a blast.” The event was set to conclude about 5 a.m. today.

FEC details how money is disbursed when an account is closed. That report has not been filed for Kobach for Congress. Kobach said some money was returned to contributors and other money went to candidates. He said he hopes to get the reports filed in a few months.

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You talk about interacting with the public. Do you have an overall philosophy about being transparent with the public? Khatib: My overall philosophy is if I can’t provide you, the public, with the information you need to make decisions about public safety, about other things that affect your lives from a public safety point of view, then I’ve failed in my mission. A lot of the things we’re doing is just increasing access to information. If you look at our website, we’ve redesigned that. And it’s a work in progress. It’s like when they launch a new ship. They put the hull in the water after the generator’s in and it’s watertight, and then they continue to build the masts and the stairways and whatnot. That’s what we’re trying to do with our program. We’re trying to put the hull in the water and then build upon it, so it’s not a complete picture. And it will never be complete. It will always be a continuing project to work on. Some of the things we’re doing now that we can provide is crime mapping. We’re working on pretty soon releasing the previous 48 hours of what police activity in the community has been. So they can see where we’re going, what we’re doing. We continue to post stories about the things our officers are doing in the community, showing our commitment to working with the community and also some of the fine work we’re doing. In addition, we’re also including information on the website that people want to know as far as crime prevention and who to contact if you have questions and those kind of things. You mentioned taking a more active role in environmental design. Is that taking a more active role in security on new building construction? How do you see that working? Khatib: That’s one component, being involved in the

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planning. But the other thing is some communities have sent officers to specific training on crime prevention through environmental design. It’s a whole philosophy and a whole theory of how to do that, and they come back to the communities and have forums where builders or homeowners can come in, and we give them information. So there’s informal ways of doing it, there’s also formal ways of doing it. And we’re going to be sending, hopefully, an officer to some of that training coming up and, hopefully, when that officer comes back we can get some of that information digested by us and somehow put out to the community. Could an example be if there are plans for a new apartment building? Khatib: Sure, even simple things. If you put up a solid wood fence, that’s a little less costly in the initial, but that might allow people to hide behind it or interrupt your light pattern. So it’s getting people to understand there’s always tradeoffs with something and that the cheapest way to do something is not always the best way. If you put up a good iron railing fence that you can see through, that gives people less opportunity to hide behind it. Where does the department stand with the level of women officers compared to a national or regional scale? Khatib: It depends on which article you read, but anywhere between 10 percent to 15 percent is how

You’ve spent your entire law enforcement career here in Lawrence. Is there a single person who has had the biggest influence on your career? Khatib: That’s a tough question. I’ve had a career of almost 19 years, and I think there has been multiple people who have had a big influence on my career. Initially, in my earlier days, a person that had a lot of impact was retired Capt. Dan Affalter. I worked a lot for him when I was in the drug unit. I worked for him when I was in detectives, and he was very community-oriented. He believed in police officers interacting with the community and having mem-

bership on community boards and being a representative not just as a police officer, but also as a member of the community. He developed in me a strong investigative ability and mentored me through a lot of those things. Later on in my career, as I got closer to the office of the chief and interacted with the office of the chief, chief Ron Olin had a big impact on me. I learned a lot from him about professionalism, about the importance of relationships with other law enforcement agencies and prosecutors’ offices. And the fact we’re not an isolated law enforcement agency. That it’s a totality that we have to have good relationships with law enforcement across the country and federal agencies to utilize the full force of law enforcement across the nation because crime is not local. It can move around. Those two individuals have had the biggest impact career-wise, in addition to my family, as well. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock.

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nationally women are represented in law enforcement. Our department now is 6 percent or 7 percent, so clearly we’re below the national average. Some of the things we’re doing to increase that is looking at different ways to target women for recruitment. So if we can get more people in through recruit academies, then there’s a higher likely chance in the future we’re going to have more women in the work force. And we’re also trying to develop role models as women police officers. Of the women police officers we have, how are they becoming role models? (We are looking at how) they are involved in the community so that other females in society can look at them and say, “That’s a positive role model as a female law enforcement officer” and get people interested in wanting to be a law enforcement officer.

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Arts value Eliminating the Kansas Arts Commission may cost the state more than it saves.

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e don’t envy the budget-balancing act that now faces Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Legislature. Dealing with a $450 million or $500 million budget deficit is no easy task. Spending cuts are needed, but strong arguments are being made that abolishing the Kansas Arts Commission in order to save the state $600,000 next year isn’t the best choice. Earlier this month, Brownback issued an executive order abolishing the Arts Commission and establishing the non-profit Kansas Arts Foundation. He even took the liberty of appointing a board of directors for the new organization. The executive order will take effect on July 1 unless it is rejected by a majority vote in either the Kansas Senate or the Kansas House. The powerful House Appropriations Committee this week supported the governor’s plan, but at least some members of the Senate say that body may challenge the executive order. Many arts supporters across the state are pushing that effort. Perhaps their strongest argument is the potential loss of up to $1.2 million in matching grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Mid-American Arts Alliance. Although Brownback has said the new nonprofit still would be able to obtain those grants, the agencies giving out the money say they don’t know whether the state still would be eligible to draw matching funds. These matching funds are critical to arts in Kansas. At the very least, this question must be resolved before the state moves forward. There are other factors to consider. If the Arts Commission is abolished, Kansas reportedly would be the only state without a state-funded arts agency. Brownback’s vision is that private donors will step up to replace state funding for the arts. However, arts agencies already depend heavily on private givers, and there is stiff competition for donor dollars. Private donors may be able to take up the slack in some parts of the state, but that will be less likely in many rural areas. It’s ironic that Brownback is cutting off state arts funding at the same time he is proposing tax breaks and other efforts to try to reverse the loss of population in rural Kansas. Providing a quality of life that includes art, music and other cultural offerings seems essential to attracting more people to live in those areas. There also is an issue of jobs. In the press release announcing his executive order, Brownback cited the state’s budget shortfall and the fact that 100,000 Kansas are unemployed. Yet, the Kansas Arts Commission contends that the state’s nonprofit arts and cultural sector, is a $153.5 million industry that supports 4,000 full-time equivalent jobs. For those looking at the state’s bottom line, it’s also interesting to note that in the current fiscal year, state funding for the arts amounted to 29 cents per person. Twenty-nine cents. The governor does not have an easy task. If you’re trying to trim the state budget, you have to start somewhere, but state officials should take a hard look at whether eliminating the Kansas Arts Commission actually will be a net gain for the state.

Proud Egyptians have reason for hope CAIRO — The air of hopefulness is so palpable in Egypt’s capital city — as people try to digest what happened to them during their revolution — that it’s easy to become a dreamer. This is Egypt’s interregnum of hope, a period that comes just after “people power” ousted a dictator, but before the meaning of the revolution has become truly clear. At this point, it’s still possible to imagine that Egypt might produce the first democracy the Arab world has known. My Egyptair flight from New York to Cairo was full of young professionals and families eager to get home and feel the difference for themselves. At the airport Wednesday, a young woman selling me a cell-phone SIM card, who was in Tahrir Square during the demonstrations, told me, firmly: “The people have spoken.” She said she was looking forward to voting for the first time for president and parliament; she never bothered before because elections were rigged. Cars course through Tahrir Square once more with drivers oblivious to army tanks parked around the edges. Groups of young people rush about with brooms cleaning up garbage from

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At this point, it’s still “possible to imagine that

Egypt might produce the first democracy the Arab world has known.”

the square, while others, wearing plastic gloves, paint the metal railings a bright green along the Kasr el-Nil bridge. In 40 years of visiting Egypt, I’ve never before seen this kind of civic activism. Flowering shrubs have been planted on the roundabout in the middle of the square, which was trashed during the demonstrations. Many cars sport stickers saying “I’m Proud to Be an Egyptian.” Hawkers are selling Egyptian flags, and headbands in the flag’s red, black, and white colors. Off to one side of the square, a

Tahrir Square as Egyptians,” I was told by Hussein Shabka, a sociology professor at the American University of Cairo. He says the demonstrations were not about religion — indeed, Muslim and Christian leaders initially told their followers not to participate — nor were the protests about pan-Arab ideologies. “There were no (traditional) party flags,” Shabka said. “People were chanting, ‘Long live Egypt.”’ The second factor: Egyptians have lost their fear of authoritarian rulers. “Over the past 30 years, the military developed a security apparatus that terrified us all — my generation and my parents,” Shabka said. Egypt’s young rebels confronted this apparatus with a strategy of nonviolence and broke the grip that this paralyzing fear had on society. This improves the chances that the revolution won’t slide back into despotism. No one knows how this revolution will end, and I will be talking to many Egyptians about its prospects. But the leap forward made by Egypt’s young people in the last month can’t be easily dismissed. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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South shouldn’t celebrate racist history Leonard Pitts Jr. lpitts@miamiherald.com

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prepare us for the future.” ering whether to honor that legacy through the issuance of vanity license plates. And perhaps an observer might be forgiven for wondering what in the world there is to consider. The request to honor Forrest was made by the Mississippi branch of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a group often found neck deep in attempts to rewrite and sanitize the odious history of the Confederacy. For what it’s worth, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has said he doesn’t think the state legislature will approve the vanity plate. But he rejected a call by the Mississippi NAACP to denounce the idea. “I don’t go

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around denouncing people,” he said, piously. Presumably, he would be equally nonjudgmental if his state were to consider similar honors to Osama bin Laden, convicted spy Robert Hanssen or Columbine killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Their legacies, after all, are combined in Forrest: terrorist, traitor, mass murderer. On April 12, it will be 150 years since the Civil War began. That is the distance from telegraph lines to smart phones, from steam engines to space shuttles, from Lincoln to Obama. And yet even after all that time, some of us are still unable to conquer the moral cowardice exemplified by Gov. Barbour and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The South fought in defense of racism and slavery. It was soundly defeated, racism and slavery soundly repudiated. You’d think from that loss the South would have learned signal lessons of human rights and human dignity. The past exists for one overriding purpose: to prepare us for the future. It is the great and wise teacher, though its lessons are often purchased at monstrous cost. Such was surely the case with the Civil War: 620,000 lives

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small crowd has gathered around a makeshift memorial to the 376 people known to have died during those 18 days. Of course, the obstacles that threaten this dream are legion: Arab society is patriarchal and lends itself to strong rulers; the army, which is now overseeing constitutional reforms, is a product of the old system and profits from it. Moreover, the old regime crushed independent political parties, and the Facebook rebels have so far shown no interest in organizing new ones. The Muslim Brotherhood, while not representing a majority, is by far the best-organized political group. I will examine all of these obstacles during my visit. But two factors make it impossible to dismiss this Arab revolution as doomed to failure. First, it was made in Egypt, which Arabs have traditionally called the “mother of the world.” Historically, Egypt always led the Middle East in politics and culture. Yet, in the last 30 years, the country stagnated and the label became a joke. This revolution has galvanized a powerful wave of national — and civic — pride that was absent for decades. “People went to

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Nathan Bedford Forrest was a cotton planter and a trader in horses, cattle and black people. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Forrest, whose business dealings had made him wealthy, raised a cavalry unit to fight for the Confederacy. He is remembered as an instinctive military genius whose daring and unpredictability gave Union forces fits. He is also remembered for leading a rebel band that overwhelmed a Union stronghold, Fort Pillow, Tenn., massacring 300 mostly black soldiers and civilians, including children, after the soldiers had dropped their weapons. According to official reports, black soldiers were nailed to logs, buried alive, gunned down where they stood. Finally, Forrest is remembered as a founder and the first “Grand Wizard” of the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan, of course, is America’s preeminent terrorist group; in its various permutations, it has been responsible for countless acts of violence against African-Americans and others it deemed inferior, including the notorious 1963 church bombing in which four little black girls were killed. This is the legacy of Nathan Bedford Forrest. At this writing, the state of Mississippi is consid-

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— 2 percent of the population — lost, the South left devastated. Yet sometimes, you wonder if the South even knows it lost. Because, instead of learning those costly lessons and moving forward, too much of the South has spent too much of the last century and a half denying them and looking backward. It did so first through the expedient of lynch mob violence and Jim Crow laws. Now it clings to discredited 19th-century symbols like driftwood, obsessively reworks history trying to make the facts other than what they are. But the facts are immutable. You wish the South would finally accept that and move on. Instead, too many in that storied region are still absorbed in fighting a war that ended in 1865, seeking to vindicate a cause long ago lost. A man who betrayed this country, founded a terrorist group and committed mass murder is a man unworthy of honor. It is pathetic that that even needs to be said. — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CST each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.

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A bit of snow and rain at times

Partly sunny

Partly sunny and not as cool

Partly sunny and breezy

High 74° Low 18° POP: 55%

High 38° Low 17° POP: 60%

High 45° Low 25° POP: 5%

High 53° Low 29° POP: 5%

High 48° Low 30° POP: 25%

Wind SSW 15-25 mph

Wind NNW 12-25 mph

Wind SSE 8-16 mph

Wind SSW 7-14 mph

Wind ENE 10-20 mph

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Kearney 44/6

McCook 43/8 Oberlin 48/9 Goodland 47/7

Beatrice 62/15

Oakley 51/8

Russell Salina 61/11 66/15

Manhattan 73/19 Topeka 76/20 Emporia 70/19

Great Bend 62/13 Dodge City 63/13

Garden City 60/13 Liberal 62/14

Kansas City 73/25 Lawrence Kansas City 72/23 74/18

Chillicothe 67/26 Marshall 70/29 Sedalia 71/30

Nevada 70/30

Chanute 73/25

Hutchinson 69/14 Wichita Pratt 70/18 66/17

Centerville 57/24

St. Joseph 74/24

Sabetha 68/21

Concordia 61/14 Hays 57/11

Clarinda 66/20

Lincoln 58/16

Grand Island 45/9

Coffeyville Joplin 75/29 70/31

Springfield 68/35

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Minneapolis 27/10

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Party to kick off Relay For Life There’s a kickoff party for Relay for Life of Douglas County on Tuesday. Relay For Life is an annual, activity-filled, overnight event that raises awareness and money for the American Cancer Society. This year’s event will be June 10-11 at Free State High School’s track. The track will be lined with luminaries that honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, or to support those fighting the disease. The relay involves teams of eight to 15 participants who raise money between the kickoff party and the event. At the event, team members typically take turns walking around the track for 12 hours and camp out while activities go on throughout the night. Last year, 83 teams participated and raised $174,000. Organizers will be providing information and signing up teams for this year’s Relay For Life at the kickoff party, which is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the library at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. It’s on a drop-in basis. This year’s theme is “Constructing A Cure — Extreme Makeover Douglas County Edition.” For more information, contact Barb Gorman at 841-7723 or visit relayforlife.org/douglasks.

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Jewish Discovery Day, 9:30 a.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive. Bleeding Kansas 2011 Lecture Series, “Bad Blood: The Border War That Triggered the Civil War,” by Shane Seley, documentary filmmaker, Wide Awake Films (DVD signing to follow talk), 2 p.m., Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St., Lecompton. Trivia Adventure, a fundraiser for KU Educational Opportunity Programs scholarships, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. “Earth, Water, Fire and Air” concert by the Spencer Consort, 2:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. KU French Horn Ensemble, 2:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Murphy Drive. Lawrence Jewish Film Festival, “Stolen Summer,” 3 p.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive. St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Tournament, registration at 5:30, trivia at 7 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Auditions for “To Kill a Mockingbird,” roles available for a large diverse cast and three roles are available for children who can play ages 813, 7 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly prizes, 8 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Speakeasy Sunday: A variety show and jam session hosted by Dumptruck Butterlips, 8 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. DJ G Train, inside, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

Mckenzie Brungardt, 12, received the Youth Leadership Award at the annual volunteer recognition event for the American Red Cross Dec. 7 at the Dole Institute of Politics. Mckenzie donated 400 hours of volunteer service to the Douglas County Chapter since 2009 in the areas of disaster, blood services, and health and safety. She is the daughter of Lori and Glenn Brungardt, Lawrence. Next door neighbors Mel and Judy Wedermyer submitted the photo.

Conversations with Your Congressman: Kevin Yoder, 11:30 a.m., Traditions Area on level 4 of the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. 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. Film screening of “Speaking in Tongues” and related discussions, a fundraiser for Multilingual Lawrence, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Auditions for “To Kill a Mockingbird,” roles available for a large diverse cast and three roles are available for children who can play ages 813, 7 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St. Film screening, “Herb and Dorothy,” 7 p.m., 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass. Baldwin City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 803 S. Eighth St. Mudstomp Monday, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. 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! with “Vices and Bad Habits” theme, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2

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Blood drive, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Lawrence Masonic Center, 1301 E. 25th St. Dole Institute study group: “Life in Congress,” with former U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, 4 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Cooking class: Fantastic Slow Cooker Recipes, 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. Shadows of Minidoka program: Katie Baldwin, Japanese style woodblock printing demonstration, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. English as a Second Language class, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752. Jarrod Gorbel, Atlantic/Pacific, 7 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Free State Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Free State auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive.

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. Art Before Noon, a collection of works by 13 women in a broad array of media, Lawrence Public Library, Gallery and South Entrance, through Feb. 28. Lawrence Arts Center exhibitions: “Shadows of Minidoka: Paintings and Collections of Roger Shimomura,” through March 12; Sally Piller: Printmaker, exhibition in Lower Lobby through March 11, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. “Memories, Memoirs and Musings,” featuring artist Jennifer Unekis and the writings of Phyllis Copt and company, through March 20, 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass. “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. “Blended Bits + Scintillating Symbols = JOY,” assemblages and paintings by Marsene Feldt, Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City, through March 26. KU Natural History Museum exhibits: Bug Town, third floor; Explore Evolution, fifth floor; Mosasaur Munchies, self-guided tour; Darwin’s Journey, sixth floor. Museum open until 5 p.m. daily, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Site Specifics, New Media Gallery, through Feb. 27; selected works for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, Jan. 25-Feb. 27; Roots and Journeys, through spring 2011; Nature/Natural, through spring 2011. 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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KANSAS 89, COLORADO 63

Blame it on ’Rio

Visiting Chalmers inspires Morningstar

By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

Shots weren’t falling for Kansas University guard Monica Engelman. But even on a frustrating night from the field, an important piece of advice kept Engelman focused. “I’ve been taught, and my coaches have instilled in me, that good shooters always keep shooting,” Engelman said. “Even though I was 1-for-8 or whatever I was, you have to believe in yourself and be there for your teammates to knock some- Engelman thing down.” With KU needing a basket to tie late, coach Bonnie Henrickson didn’t call Engelman’s number. But after the designed play broke down, Engelman found the ball in her hands as the game clock wound down and didn’t hesitate. On a hard drive to the basket, Engelman banked in a contested runner with 1.9 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and the Jayhawks — bolstered by a rocking crowd of 5,225 — pulled ahead for a 75-70 overtime victory over Missouri on Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Mario Chalmers, who is spending the NBA All-Star break in Lawrence, stopped by buddy Brady Morningstar’s apartment Friday night. Chalmers, the third-year Miami Heat combo guard who hit the biggest shot in Kansas University basketball history, encouraged his former KU teammate to fire away during Saturday’s Big 12 Conference matinee against Colorado — one attended by NBA Jayhawks Chalmers, Cole Aldrich, Sherron Collins and Xavier Henry. “I told Brady, ‘You’ve got to come out and dominate,’’’ said Chalmers, who spent an hour and a half with his 2008 NCAA title teammate the day before KU’s 89-63 rout of the Buffs in Allen Fieldhouse. Morningstar received the message loud and clear. The 6-foot-4 senior from Lawrence hit four three-pointers in five tries and scored 16 points in the first half as KU blazed to a 48-31 lead. He missed his only shot of the second half, finishing with those 16 points to go with five assists, no turnovers, four rebounds and two steals in 36 minutes. “He (Chalmers) told me to go out and ‘ball’ ... have fun and hit some shots,” Morningstar said after a game in which KU hit 11 of 22 three-pointers to CU’s two of 16. Tyrel Reed (13 points) and Tyshawn Taylor (10) each hit three of four threes, while inside player Markieff Morris exploded for a career-high 26 points and tied a career high with 15 rebounds. “It felt good to hit some shots and was really good to see him,” Morningstar added of Chalmers, who was welcomed by coach Bill Self into the winner’s locker room with Collins, Aldrich and Henry. “I asked the guys to tell the team what they thought. The first thing ’Rio said (was), ‘Yeah, you guys are fun to watch, but you don’t guard anybody,’’’ Self revealed. “That was his way I think of telling the guys, ‘You’ve got a chance, but have got to improve on that end.’ Maybe we took a small step forward today, but it (defense) is still not where it needs to be.” Chalmers’ challenge surely will be accepted by Morningstar, who, along with Taylor, Reed and Elijah Johnson, helped hold highscoring Buff guards Alec Burks (15 points, 6-of-12 shooting) and Cory Higgins (14 points, 5-of-11 shooting) in check. “I think me being on that (2008 NCAA title) team with Mario, I know what he is talking about and where he is coming from

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HASKELL INDIAN NATIONS UNIVERSITY women’s basketball coach and athletic director Phil Homeratha is recognized between men’s and women’s games Saturday at Haskell. Diagnosed with cancer, Homeratha is stepping down from both jobs.

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Following his last game as Haskell women’s basketball coach Saturday, Phil Homeratha admitted he had to keep himself from crying during a ceremony honoring him. The 67-year-old was known by some of his former teams as “Ironman” because of his constant against Kansas in Manhattan, workout regimen. And, as he told which in turn motivated coach his girls then, ironmen don’t cry. Bill Self to put his team through “So I tried not to cry,” Hometough practices all week. ratha said. “I’ll cry. I’ll cry, but not In drubbing Colorado, Kansas here.” didn’t look emotional. The JayAfter 40 years of service at hawks played with robotic effi- Haskell, Homeratha is stepping ciency. In talking about the vic- down as both athletic director tory afterward, the three players and women’s basketball coach. brought to the table didn’t show Last Monday, he was diagany signs of euphoria. They nosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. looked humbled by the loss earMonday, he’ll begin radiation. lier in the week, and there was Tuesday, he’ll receive an implant

Markieff helps KU put loss behind On a day in which other college basketball giants fell, Kansas University picked itself up, and nobody did a better job of that than the giant of the starting lineup, 6-foot-9 junior Markieff Morris. He followed his quietest day, Monday in Manhattan, with the loudest one of his career Saturday in leading Kansas to an 8963 domination of Colorado in Allen Fieldhouse. Markieff followed his threepoint, zero-rebound non-per-

rebound output. His 26 points, 15 rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots and two steals left the Buffaloes helpless in trying to compete in the paint. The lively personalities on the roster are part of what makes this team such an easy one to like. Yet, strong, interesting personalities can tend to be tkeegan@ljworld.com led by their emotions instead of their heads. Their focus can formance in KU’s loss to Kansas drift. The emotional high of State by setting a career scoring claiming the No. 1 spot in the national rankings worked high and matching his best

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• A look ahead to the KU-Oklahoma State men’s hoops game • Game 3 of the KU-TCU baseball series

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TODAY • Women’s tennis vs. Ark.-Little Rock, 11 a.m. • Baseball at TCU, 1 p.m. • Softball vs. Stetson at Deland, Fla. MONDAY • Men’s basketball vs. Oklahoma St., 8 p.m.

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Nebraska knocks off No. 3 Texas The Associated Press

Nebraska 70, No. 3 Texas 67 L I N C O L N , N EB . — Count Texas among those impressed by Nebraska’s upset of the Longhorns. Brandon Richardson hit a pair of free throws with 7.2 seconds left to seal the Cornhuskers’ victory on Saturday. Nebraska hadn’t beaten a team ranked in the top three since knocking off No. 3 Missouri, 98-91, in the 1994 Big Eight Conference tournament. After Texas’ three-point attempt fell short at the buzzer, Nebraska students stormed the court and hoisted players on their shoulders. “Man, what a great game,” Nebraska coach Doc Sadler said. “How can you not be excited? It’s a great day for us.” The Cornhuskers’ second win over a Top 25 opponent this season broke Texas’ school record Big 12 winning streak at 11 games. Nebraska downed then-No. 13 Texas A&M, 57-48, on Jan. 29. Texas coach Rick Barnes said this one wasn’t a fluke. “There’s no question Nebraska deserves all the credit because they were a terrific team today,” he said. “Doc Sadler is one of the great guys in this business, and it couldn’t have happened to a better guy. If this helps them to the NCAA Tournament, then it would be great for him. The fans were great, and they definitely deserved to win the game.” TEXAS (23-4) Johnson 4-6 0-0 8, Thompson 1-4 3-7 5, Hamilton 3-16 9-11 18, Balbay 0-1 0-0 0, Joseph 5-12 0-1 13, Lucas 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 7-13 2-3 18, Wangmene 0-1 5-6 5, Hill 0-2 00 0. Totals 20-55 19-28 67. NEBRASKA (18-8) Diaz 5-12 1-4 11, McCray 4-11 5-6 14, Richardson 3-7 911 15, Walker 1-2 0-0 2, Jeter 3-6 0-0 6, Jones 3-4 0-0 9, Ubel 0-2 2-2 2, Beranek 0-2 1-2 1, Almeida 5-5 0-0 10. Totals 24-51 18-25 70. Halftime—Texas 33-26. 3-Point Goals—Texas 8-19 (Joseph 3-5, Hamilton 3-11, Brown 2-3), Nebraska 4-10 (Jones 3-4, McCray 1-4, Beranek 0-1, Ubel 0-1). Fouled Out—Hill, Joseph. Rebounds—Texas 34 (Johnson 9), Nebraska 39 (McCray 6). Assists—Texas 10 (Hamilton 3), Nebraska 12 (Jeter 4). Total Fouls—Texas 22, Nebraska 22. A—12,208.

No. 20 Missouri 76, Iowa State 70 AMES, IOWA — Marcus Denmon scored 25 points as the Tigers won their first Big 12 road game of the season and first game away from Columbia since December. Laurence Bowers added 16 for the Tigers (21-6, 7-5 Big 12), who shot 19-of-24 from the free-throw line, including four straight to go ahead 66-60 with 3:27 left. Jake Anderson had 17 points for Iowa State (14-13, 1-11), which lost its ninth straight. MISSOURI (21-6) P. Pressey 1-3 0-0 3, Ratliffe 3-6 4-4 10, Denmon 9-14 5-8 25, Bowers 7-9 2-2 16, English 3-7 2-4 8, Kreklow 0-0 0-0 0, M. Pressey 0-1 0-0 0, Dixon 0-7 6-6 6, Safford 4-8 0-0 8, Moore 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-55 19-24 76. IOWA ST. (14-13) Palo 0-2 0-0 0, Ejim 5-12 1-2 11, Anderson 7-14 0-1 17, Christopherson 5-17 0-0 13, Godfrey 5-7 3-5 13, Railey 23 0-0 4, Garrett 6-11 0-1 12, Mitchell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 3066 4-9 70.

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Halftime—Missouri 35-33. 3-Point Goals—Missouri 313 (Denmon 2-6, P. Pressey 1-3, Safford 0-1, Dixon 0-1, English 0-2), Iowa St. 6-22 (Anderson 3-8, Christopherson 3-10, Garrett 0-1, Ejim 0-3). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Missouri 39 (Ratliffe 10), Iowa St. 31 (Godfrey 10). Assists—Missouri 17 (Bowers, Dixon, English, P. Pressey 3), Iowa St. 19 (Garrett 10). Total Fouls—Missouri 16, Iowa St. 21. A—12,691.

Robert Lewandowski had 12 points making seven free throws in the 63 and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes. seconds of the extra session. Mike Singletary, Tech’s top rebounder and No. 2 scorer, was No. 18 Vanderbilt 77, Auburn 60 A U B U R N A L A . — John Jenkins out due to a calf injury. scored 22 points, and the ComTEXAS TECH (12-15) Reese 6-12 4-4 17, Roberts 4-6 0-0 8, Lewandowski 6- modores used a 23-4 second-half No. 21 Texas A&M 67, 11 0-0 12, Roberson 4-8 6-8 16, Tairu 5-10 0-1 12, Willis run to ensure their sixth 20-win 2-4 4-4 9, Crockett 0-1 2-2 2, Cooper 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 28Oklahoma State 66 campaign during coach Kevin 16-19 78. S T I L L W A T E R , O K L A . — David 55 BAYLOR (17-9) Stallings’ 12 seasons. Loubeau scored 22 points, and B.J. P. Jones 2-4 6-8 10, A. Jones 3-8 3-4 11, Morgan 3-3 33 9, Walton 2-8 3-4 8, Dunn 8-16 4-5 21, Ellis 1-2 0-0 2, Holmes hit two key free throws in Acy 4-7 0-2 8, Love 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-49 19-26 69. No. 19 North Carolina 48, the final seconds as the Aggies Halftime—Texas Tech 32-27. 3-Point Goals—Texas Tech Boston College 46 continued their recent dominance 6-17 (Roberson 2-5, Tairu 2-6, Willis 1-2, Reese 1-4), CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Tyler Zeller Baylor 4-18 (A. Jones 2-7, Walton 1-3, Dunn 1-6, Ellis 0against the Cowboys. 1, Love 0-1). Fouled Out—Crockett, Roberts. Rebounds— scored 16 points, freshmen Texas A&M (21-5, 8-4 Big 12) Texas Tech 31 (Lewandowski 11), Baylor 30 (P. Jones 7). Tech 13 (Roberson 4), Baylor 10 (Walton Kendall Marshall and Harrison maintained its hold on third place Assists—Texas 4). Total Fouls—Texas Tech 20, Baylor 16. A—8,692. Barnes had 10 each, and the Tar in the conference standings and Heels held Boston College to a seaextended its winning streak to four Top 25 Men son-low for points. games. The Aggies have won three straight against Oklahoma State St. John’s 60, No. 22 Kentucky 90, (16-10, 4-8) and four of the last five No. 4 Pittsburgh 59 South Carolina 59 N EW Y O R K — Dwight Hardy’s in the series. LEXINGTON, KY. — Darius Miller underhanded flip with 1.2 seconds to TEXAS A&M (21-5) scored a career-high 22 points, Loubeau 7-9 8-10 22, Middleton 4-10 4-4 12, Walkup 0- play gave St. John’s its fifth win over Terrence Jones added 19 points 2 1-2 1, Harris 1-3 0-2 3, Holmes 2-5 8-8 14, Darko 1-6 1- a highly ranked team this season. 3 4, Hibbert 0-1 0-0 0, Roberson 2-4 2-2 6, R. Turner 1-2 and 12 rebounds, and the Wildcats 3-4 5. Totals 18-42 27-35 67. remained unbeaten at Rupp Arena OKLAHOMA ST. (16-10) No. 6 San Diego State 70, under John Calipari. Pilgrim 4-8 1-4 9, Moses 0-2 0-0 0, Olukemi 3-4 4-5 11, Page 2-8 7-7 12, Brown 1-3 2-2 4, Shaw 1-3 0-1 2, Dowell Air Force 58 6-8 7-8 22, Penn 0-2 0-0 0, Sidorakis 0-0 0-0 0, Franklin 2AIR FORCE ACADEMY, COLO. — MalNo. 24 Xavier 79, Fordham 72 5 2-2 6. Totals 19-43 23-29 66. Halftime—Oklahoma St. 30-29. 3-Point Goals—Texas colm Thomas had 20 points and 13 CINCINATTI — Tu Holloway had A&M 4-15 (Holmes 2-4, Harris 1-1, Darko 1-4, Hibbert 0- rebounds to help San Diego State 1, Walkup 0-2, Middleton 0-3), Oklahoma St. 5-15 set a school record with its 27th his second career triple-double (Dowell 3-4, Olukemi 1-1, Page 1-7, Pilgrim 0-1, Penn 0with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 2). Fouled Out—Loubeau, Olukemi. Rebounds—Texas victory. assists for Xavier. A&M 22 (Middleton 7), Oklahoma St. 30 (Pilgrim 11). Assists—Texas A&M 12 (Hibbert 4), Oklahoma St. 9 (Dowell 4). Total Fouls—Texas A&M 22, Oklahoma St. 25. Technicals—Brown, Oklahoma St. Bench. A—12,234.

No. 7 BYU 79, TCU 56 F ORT W ORTH , T EXAS — Jimmer Fredette scored 23 points despite a Kansas State 77, Oklahoma 62 tough shooting game, and the MANHATTAN — Kansas State star Cougars had four other players Jacob Pullen insisted he didn’t score in double figures in the rout. really have an answer, but his wry West Virginia 72, smile told a different story. After torching top-ranked No. 8 Notre Dame 58 M O R G A N T O W N , W . V A . — Truck Kansas for 38 points Monday night, Pullen poured in 27 more Bryant broke out of a slump by Saturday to lead Kansas State. Ten scoring 24 points, and West Vircame in a late 14-0 run that put the ginia took command early in the second half to snap the Irish’s game away. So Pullen’s 65 points and two seven-game winning streak. wins made for a pretty good week. As for explaining his hot streak, No. 9 Georgetown 61, South Florida 55 Pullen was less effective. T A M P A , F L A . — Chris Wright “I don’t know, man,” he said. “The ball’s just going in for me. made six free throws in the final 29.7 seconds to finish with a seaJust finding a rhythm.” son-high 26 points to lift the Hoyas OKLAHOMA (12-14) Fitzgerald 2-8 6-7 10, Pledger 2-10 0-0 4, Blair 4-8 0-0 to their ninth victory in 10 games.

10, Clark 3-8 0-1 6, Davis 8-9 1-1 21, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 0-0 2-2 2, Newell 1-3 0-0 2, Neal 1-1 4-4 7. Totals 21-47 13-15 62. KANSAS ST. (18-9) Kelly 4-7 1-1 9, Samuels 2-6 2-2 6, Pullen 8-18 8-8 27, Southwell 1-2 0-0 2, McGruder 6-10 3-4 20, Peterson 0-0 0-0 0, Irving 1-2 0-0 2, Myles 0-0 0-0 0, Russell 0-0 2-2 2, Henriquez-Roberts 0-1 0-0 0, Potuzak 0-0 0-0 0, Spradling 2-7 3-4 9. Totals 24-53 19-21 77. Halftime—Kansas St. 39-24. 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma 7-18 (Davis 4-5, Blair 2-4, Neal 1-1, Newell 0-1, Clark 0-2, Pledger 0-5), Kansas St. 10-19 (McGruder 5-7, Pullen 36, Spradling 2-5, Samuels 0-1). Fouled Out—Newell, Samuels. Rebounds—Oklahoma 25 (Davis 7), Kansas St. 31 (Southwell 6). Assists—Oklahoma 9 (Blair 4), Kansas St. 15 (Southwell 5). Total Fouls—Oklahoma 20, Kansas St. 18. Technical—Blair. A—12,528.

Texas Tech 78, Baylor 69 W A C O , T E X A S — Brad Reese scored 12 of his 17 points after halftime, and short-handed Texas Tech snapped a four-game losing streak. John Roberson added 16 points for the Red Raiders (12-15, 4-8 Big 12), while David Tairu had 12.

No. 25 Utah State 75, Saint Mary’s 65 MORAGA, CALIF. — Tai Wesley and Brockeith Pane scored 22 points apiece to help Utah State bolster its position for an NCAA Tournament in a BracketBuster game.

Big 12 Women Texas Tech 56, No. 1 Baylor 45 LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Casey Morris scored 13 points to lead Texas Tech. Fans swarmed the court to celebrate the win, the Lady Raiders’ second over a Top 25 team in the past week. The win avenged a loss in Lubbock last year when Brittney Griner was ejected for punching a Texas Tech player. No. 5 Texas A&M 76, Oklahoma St. 67 COLLEGE STATION , T EXAS — Danielle Adams scored 24 points, and Texas A&M outlasted Oklahoma State.

No. 12 Arizona 87, Washington 86 T U C S O N , A R I Z . — Derrick Williams had 26 points, 13 rebounds and a game-saving block on Darnell Gant with less than a No. 14 Oklahoma 91, Texas 62 second left to lift the Wildcats. NORMAN, OKLA. — Whitney Hand scored 23 points, Aaryn Ellenburg No. 15 Villanova 77, had 21, and Oklahoma rebounded DePaul 75, OT ROSEMONT , I LL . — Corey Fisher from its worst defeat in nearly 33 scored a career-high 34 points, years with its largest victory nailing the tying three-pointer against Texas. near the end of regulation and boosting the Wildcats in overtime. No. 20 Iowa State 71, Colorado 45 A M E S , I O W A — Kelsey Bolte No. 17 Syracuse 84, Rutgers 80, OT scored 17 points, and Lauren SYRACUSE , N.Y. — Kris Joseph Mansfield added 13 to help Iowa scored six of his 21 points in over- State cruise to its fourth straight time, and the Orange held on by conference home win.

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Net TNT

Cable 45, 245

Auto Racing Daytona 500

Time 11 a.m.

Net FOX

Cable 4, 204

Women’s Basketball Duquesne v. Xavier Maryland v. Florida St. Stanford v. UCLA Miss. St. v. Florida Ohio St. v. Purdue Memphis v. Tulane

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Net CBSC ESPN2 FSN FCSA ESPN CBSC

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College Baseball SE Louisiana v. FIU

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Net ESPNU

Cable 35, 232

Golf Northern Trust Open Northern Trust Open

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Net Golf CBS

Cable 156, 289 5, 13, 205

NHL TBA Pittsburgh v. Chicago Montreal v. Calgary

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Cable 149 149

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Cable 157 157

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Cable 149

College Hockey Yale v. Princeton

Time Noon

Net ESPNU

Cable 35, 232

College Lacrosse Duke v. Notre Dame

Time 2 p.m.

Net ESPN

Cable 33, 233

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Cable 33, 233 33, 233 6

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Cable 36, 236 38, 238

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Stewart nips Bowyer at finish line for Nationwide win at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. — Tony Stewart nipped Clint Bowyer at the finish line to win the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway for the fourth consecutive season. Bowyer was leading with Dale Earnhardt Jr. pushing him around the track, and Stewart was closing quickly on the outside with help from Landon Cassill. Earnhardt Jr. then set up his attempt to pass for the lead, and Bowyer had to block. That allowed Stewart to come charging alongside and nip him at the finish line by .007 seconds. Bowyer finished second to give Kevin Harvick Inc. a 1-2 sweep in Saturday’s race. Cassill was third, and Earnhardt Jr. was shuffled back to fourth.

NBA Report: Nets owner, Anthony meet NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Nets owner

Mikhail Prokhorov met with Carmelo Anthony in Los Angeles on the same day a spokeswoman for the Russian billionaire said he had no plans to sit down with the All-Star forward, according to multiple reports. Minority owner Jay-Z also was involved in Saturday’s meeting, according to the New York Daily News. The Nuggets have looked into trading Anthony since he declined to sign a three-year contract extension worth nearly $65 million this season.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Small-school star breaks record TERRE HAUTE, IND. — Move over, Tim Duncan. This NCAA record belongs to Morehead State’s Kenneth Faried. Faried snapped Duncan’s modern-era Division I career rebounding mark with 12 boards in the Eagles’ 71-65 victory over Indiana State on Saturday.

The 6-foot-8 senior, who also scored 17 points in Morehead State’s ninth straight victory, now has 1,576 rebounds, six more than Duncan collected at Wake Forest from 199497.

MLB Cabrera misses Tigers’ practice LAKELAND, FLA. — Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera missed the Tigers’ first day of a full-squad practice, and the team doesn’t know when he will report.

GOLF Baddeley sneaks past Couples LOS ANGELES — Aaron Baddeley made only one mistake in shifting weather at Riviera, posting a 4-under 67 to grab a one-shot lead over Fred Couples and Kevin Na in the Northern Trust Open.

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LHS wrestlers win regionals By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

O L A T H E â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Not many Lawrence High wrestlers celebrated after hoisting their regional champions plaque Saturday at Olathe Northwest. They smiled for a picture or two, sure, but they didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t linger around the gym. Instead, the Lions packed up their gear, tossed on their letter jackets and got back in the white vans in the parking lot. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more work to be done. The regional championship was just the second checkmark next to the Lionsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; three goals: winning the Sunflower League championship, the regional tournament championship and the state championship. So if the Lions were happy about their victory, they certainly didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t show it. Ten Lions and six wrestlers from Free State qualified for the state tournament in Wichita by placing in the top four in their respective weight classes. Five Lions won individual regional championships: Garrett Girard (103 pounds), Hunter Haralson (119), Andrew Denning (145), Reece Wright-Conklin (171) and Ben Seybert (189). Free Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Spencer Wilson (160) also won a regional title. The Lions got the result they wanted Saturday, but LHS coach Pat Naughton admitted that he was a little nervous after the first round of matches. Six Lions had first-round byes, but four other wrestlers

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LAWRENCE HIGH WRESTLER CAMERON MAGDALENO, RIGHT, STRUGGLES against Free Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Spencer Wilson in the 160pound final. Wilson won the match, but the Lions won top team honors in the regional championships Saturday at Olathe Northwest. lost first-round matches to Free State wrestlers. That meant those four would have to win their next two matches in the consolation bracket in order to qualify for state. It also meant elusive team points were slipping away. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Talk about a slow start,â&#x20AC;? Naughton said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We come out and we just won league, and you think youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re on a roll, and all of a sudden, half of your team is asleep back in Lawrence.â&#x20AC;? Naughton, who was named regional coach of the year after the meet, told his team during the break between rounds that it needed to wake up. His wrestlers responded, picking up 82 points in the next round and jumping from sixth to first in the overall standings. Junior Jacob Von Feldt (125) epitomized the Lionsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; turn-

around, losing to Free Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Maurice Jacobs in the first round but pinning Topekaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Marcus Reece to qualify for state. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m pretty sure that halfway through the season, he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think he would ever be going down to Wichita,â&#x20AC;? Naughton said. Von Feldt, who was 4-16 coming into Saturday, said experienced wrestlers like Wright-Conklin and Cameron Magdaleno kept him motivated before the match. And after the momentous win, Von Feldt shocked everybody by pinning Olathe Eastâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Connor Leach, taking third place and adding five more points to the Lionsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; total. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was really nice to be able to help the team there,â&#x20AC;? a beaming Von Feldt said. Wright-Conklin pinned Olathe Eastâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s John Blazevic at

the end of the first period to remain undefeated at 33-0. He was named regional wrestler of the year, but Naughton thinks he hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wrestled his best match yet. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We still havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seen him be as dominant as he can be,â&#x20AC;? Naughton said. Free State coach Mike Gillman was ecstatic after six Firebirds earned trips to Wichita. The Firebirds qualified one wrestler last season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re buying into the program,â&#x20AC;? Gillman said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s uphill from here.â&#x20AC;? Free Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Spencer Wilson trailed, 8-7, in the 160-pound championship match against Lawrence Highâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Magdaleno, but scored a takedown with 12 seconds remaining to secure the 9-8 victory. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just knew I had to finish that,â&#x20AC;? Wilson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really know how much time was left.â&#x20AC;? Both teams are excited for the trip to Wichita, but for different reasons. The Lions figure they have a shot at winning, and the Firebirds are happy that they have a solid group of wrestlers driving down instead of just one individual. Naughton said that his teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s schedule this season â&#x20AC;&#x201D; which included the Eudora Tournament of Champions and the Newton Invitational â&#x20AC;&#x201D; prepared his team for the twoday hotel stay and the long weekend of wrestling to come. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re down there, and now letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s see what you can do,â&#x20AC;? Naughton said. The state tournament starts Friday at Hartman Arena in Wichita.

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Swimmers finish strong at state By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

TOPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; After gutting out a sixth-place finish in the grueling 500 freestyle, Lawrence High junior Zach Andregg wanted little part of getting back into the water â&#x20AC;&#x201D; especially not before taking a few minutes to catch his breath. But, with Saturday being the finals of the boys swimming and diving state championships, Andregg, still exhausted from his 20-lap race, sucked it up and hopped back into the pool for the 200 freestyle relay. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We count on him to pick up a few people at the end of relays,â&#x20AC;? LHS coach Kent McDonald said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And the 200 relay is right after the 500 freestyle, so thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a really hard double.â&#x20AC;? With Andregg anchoring, LHS took 13th in the 400 freestyle relay (3:30.32) and 15th in the 200 freestyle relay (1:35.83) en route to a 17th-place finish overall at the natatorium at Hummer Sports Complex. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The only place we could go was up,â&#x20AC;? said Andregg, who was named second-team all-state after his seventh-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:46.38) and his sixth-place finish in the 500 freestyle (4:49.96). In front of the raucous crowd in the packed natatorium, the Free State High team finished in 10th, bolstered by a strong day from secondteam all-state performer Ben Sloan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Overall we did a great job,â&#x20AC;? FSHS coach Annette McDonald said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The guys had good times, and they swam well. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m really proud of their hard

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FREE STATEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S CONNOR MUNK DIVES IN as Tony Libeer touches the side of the pool in the 200 freestyle relay. Free State finished 10th at state Saturday in Topeka. work and effort all season, and especially today.â&#x20AC;? Blue Valley North edged Olathe East, 269-248, to capture the state title, despite OE junior Ben Bravenceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two individual first-place medals. Sloan, only a sophomore, placed sixth in the 200 individual medley (1:59.33) and fifth in the 100 butterfly (52.59). Additionally, Ben Sloan was part of FSHSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 200 medley relay team (with Nolan Frank, his brother Logan Sloan and Tony Libeer) that took eighth, and the 400 freestyle relay team (with Frank, Canaan Campbell and Ethan Fisher) that placed 10th. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He came out and swam personal-best times today â&#x20AC;&#x201D; both of them,â&#x20AC;? Annette McDonald said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to be pleased with the place when you swim that well.â&#x20AC;? Andregg, the only Lion swimmer to qualify in an individual event, began his day by taking seventh in the highly competitive 200 freestyle. A short break and a few events later, he hopped into the water for the 500 freestyle, where he fell off the pace a bit earlier than he anticipated. Andregg said he could feel

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for chemotherapy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a battle,â&#x20AC;? Homeratha said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You just go to war.â&#x20AC;? Upon learning of his condition, around 25 former players attended Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Haskell womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball game at Coff in Sports Complex to honor their coach, who has led the womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball program since 1995. At the postgame ceremony â&#x20AC;&#x201D; following Haskellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 67-65 loss to Peru State â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Homerathaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gifts included an eagle feather, the symbol of a warrior. Players have been posting old photos of him on Facebook while also sharing memories. Marzha Fritzler, who became Haskellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first-ever academic All-American in 2001, said Homeratha was

well-known for his â&#x20AC;&#x153;shortcuts.â&#x20AC;? When driving to South Dakota for one trip, she remembered her teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s van bouncing on the road. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Coach, where are we?â&#x20AC;? she asked. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Shortcut,â&#x20AC;? the coach answered. Fritzler realized her team was on a dirt road in the middle of the Badlands. â&#x20AC;&#x153;His shortcuts always were a little longer,â&#x20AC;? she said with a laugh. Homeratha, who calls his players his family, said the ceremony Saturday was more emotional than he thought itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be. Even for an ironman. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m going to walk away from here,â&#x20AC;? Homeratha said, holding back tears again, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m going to say, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Phil, you did about as good as you could do.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;?

his stamina slipping away, but churned through the final five laps and, gasping, looked up at the scoreboard in amazement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When I looked up there I did like a triple-take when I saw sixth place,â&#x20AC;? Andregg said. The Firebirdsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 200 freestyle relay team (Libeer, Connor Munk, Chris Helt, Logan Sloan) also placed seventh, and Frank took fourth in the 100 backstroke at 53.99. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just to be standing up on that podium is so exciting,â&#x20AC;? Frank said. The other city swimmers to compete Saturday: Fisher placed 13th in the 500 freestyle and 15th in the 200 freestyle, Campbell took 14th in the 200 freestyle, and Logan Sloan finished 14th in the 100 butterfly. Frank, who swam for the final time as a Firebird along with fellow seniors Logan Sloan and Tony Libeer (Will Libeer, also a senior, did not swim), was a bit reflective following the meet, but said he was proud of the way the team competed all season and hoped that the younger members of the team will continue to improve. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Finals today were just icing on the cake,â&#x20AC;? Frank said.

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Ailing Robinson works out, feels good By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Kansas University sophomore forward Thomas Robinson, who had surgery on Feb. 11 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, worked out for an hour before the game Saturday. “I feel good. I’m moving well again,” Robinson said. “I tried jumping and stuff and didn’t lose anything. I feel I can get back to practice this week, maybe try to play a couple minutes Monday (versus Oklahoma State, 8 p.m., Allen Fieldhouse), but that’s still up for grabs. I’m going to try to get some minutes Monday, but I’ll be ready for Saturday (at Oklahoma) for sure.” The original prognosis had Robinson missing two weeks. “I had no doubts. You cannot break me, man,” he said with a smile. “I mean, this is something minor, a speed bump in the road, nothing I can’t handle. The injury is over with. I’m coming back. I’ll be ready next week.”

Game only downer for CU coach By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

First, he received an unusually warm ovation from the Allen Fieldhouse crowd. Then, he caught a glimpse of himself in his No. 33 Kansas University jersey from the early 1980s during the Jayhawks’ intro video that accompanied Saturday’s starting lineups. Although that was about the point at which the welcome-home moment ended, current Colorado coach — and former KU player — Tad Boyle said he appreciated the gesture, even if it was followed by an 89-63 drubbing. “It was nice being back in Lawrence,” Boyle said. “I mean, this is a special place. Outside of the game, it was nice. But what makes it nice is that people here appreciate college basketball.” Saturday, Kansas treated everyone in the building to a clinic on how to play the game. A big reason why the Jayhawks played so well

stemmed from their still-lingering disappointment over how poorly they played Monday night at Kansas State. Boyle said the Buffs were ready to face an angry bunch of Jayhawks and were hoping to hang with them long enough to make a game of it. But that never happened. Kansas opened with a 7-0 run, pushed the lead to 22-11 by the 10:35 mark of the first half and had firm control at 48-31 by halftime. “We just knew that they were gonna be dialed in,” Boyle said. “We had a backdoor play called, and we couldn’t get into it the first three times down. We couldn’t even make a pass. We ran into a juggernaut today. My hat’s off to KU. They played awful well.... They were just too much for us today. They beat us in every facet of the game.” CU played better in the second half. The Buffs’ defense cooled Kansas down, dropping the Jayhawks’ field-goal percentage from 56 in the first

half to 48 in the second but still 52 for the game. At a loss to describe how his team played better in the second half, Boyle again deflected the credit to Kansas. “I think they just missed shots,” Boyle said. “Sometimes, the only team that can beat Kansas is Kansas. They’re a very good basketball team.” The intro video, including the footage of Boyle, who played at Kansas from 1982-85, actually was KU coach Bill Self ’s idea. While at Oklahoma State, Self played against Boyle. “I told Tad to watch the video because he was gonna be on it,” Self said. “I thought they’d have an action moment rather than him running off the court. But that was probably hard to f ind in the archives. We played a long time ago.” Added Boyle, when asked about being included in the video: “That just shows you KANSAS GUARD TYREL REED, RIGHT, WORKS to disrupt the the class of KU people and the dribble of Colorado guard Levi Knutson during the second KU fans.” half.

Jayhawks put loss behind them

Highlight-reel dunk Freshman guard Josh Selby bounced the basketball hard off the floor to a hard-charging Travis Releford, who finished a highlight-reel dunk with :29 left. “I saw John Wall do it yesterday in the All-Star game,” Selby said of the NBA rookiesophomore game. “I did it a couple times in pick-up games. I just wanted to bring it over here and get Travis a dunk. “He was surprised I threw it. He thought I’d take it myself like everybody else. He was surprised and reacted a little late,” added Selby, who said he’d be watching SportsCenter in hopes of seeing the play on the day’s top-10 list. Selby had several alley-oop lobs to Markieff Morris. Selby said his right foot (stress reaction) was 80 to 85 percent healed.

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The shot Former KU guard Mario Chalmers of the Miami Heat told the Jayhawk Radio Network at halftime he was thrilled to watch the pregame video in which his game-tying shot against Memphis in the 2008 national title game is featured. “It’s the first time I’ve seen it since I’ve been gone,” Chalmers said of the video. “It sent chills up my body. It makes Nick Krug/Journal-World Photos me want to be out there again.” He said he thinks of the KANSAS FORWARD MARKIEFF MORRIS (21) RIPS AN OFFENSIVE REBOUND from Colorado shot, “about every week. It’s defenders Ben Mills (32) and Marcus Relphorde. Morris had 26 points and 15 boards in the one of the greatest moments Jayhawks’ 89-63 victory Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. of my life.” NBA talk NBA players Chalmers, Cole Aldrich (Oklahoma City Thunder), Xavier Henry (Memphis Grizzlies) and Sherron Collins (Charlotte Bobcats) sat two rows behind KU’s bench. “I miss everything. I miss all of this. It’s fun being back,” said Henry, who wore a Houston Astros baseball cap. “Seeing all of the kids (students), seeing all of my friends playing … I enjoy it.” Collins, who wore a Cleveland Cavaliers hat — “Just matches my outfit,” he joked — arrived just before halftime because of a flight delay from Chicago. “I’ve got some fight in me. I learned I’ll fight through any situation,” Collins said of making an NBA team despite going undrafted. Aldrich joked: “It’s exciting to be back here, to see all these guys, not Sherron as much. Xavier is nicer. It’s a lot of fun seeing familiar faces and living the college life for a few days again.” Howdy, coach Kansas City Chiefs coach Todd Haley attended and sat a few rows behind KU’s bench. Faces in crowd Former KU players Jeff Graves, Aaron Miles and Wayne Simien attended, as did former KU football receiver Marcus Henry of the Carolina Panthers.

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about playing defense, getting stops, forcing turnovers,” Morningstar said, “because that team was really good at doing that. We are not nearly as good as that. If he tells us, some people might understand it and believe it more than if a coach is saying it, because it’s somebody in their shoes who played here just a couple years ago.” Chalmers conceded, “Our team (in ’08) was more a defensive team. This team wants to score points. (Overall) I thought the guys played excellent, came out with a lot of energy after the loss to KState (84-68 on Monday in Manhattan).” The Jayhawks, who Self said left Manhattan Monday “a mad team, an embarrassed team,” were in much better spirits Saturday. “It was def initely more intense,” junior forward Marcus Morris (16 points, nine rebounds) said of practice this past week. “We had a conversation, had a team meeting, and everybody said everybody needed to do their part. It starts with one person. Everybody has to look in the mirror and see how they can make the team better. We need to get better on the

defensive side, so we’re going really hard.” The hard work Saturday — coupled with Nebraska’s 7067 victory over Texas — leaves KU just one game behind the Longhorns in the league standings. “It’s good for us,” Morningstar said, “but we control our own destiny now. We can’t worry about Texas losing. We already put ourselves in position we have to win the rest of our games and hope Colorado or somebody else can knock ’em (Longhorns) off in the next week or two. All we can do is keep winning games and see what happens from there.” Noted Self: “Whether Texas wins or loses shouldn’t affect how we play or how we prepare (for Monday’s 8 p.m. home game versus Oklahoma State), but we’ve got life as far as the league race. We have to win out, but there is life to the point nobody is out of it yet. I am not going to lie. I am glad Nebraska won. It was a big win for Doc (Sadler, NU coach). They needed a signature win. We’ve got work to do. We need to worry about ourselves, not what everybody else is doing.” — Assistant sports editor Gary Bedore can be reached at 832-7186.

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MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Marcus Relphorde 30 4-12 4-5 0-2 2 12 Austin Dufault 21 2-7 0-0 1-2 4 4 Alec Burks 33 6-12 2-3 3-6 1 15 Cory Higgins 36 5-11 4-4 1-3 2 14 Levi Knutson 37 5-11 2-2 0-3 1 13 Andre Roberson 25 1-4 3-4 3-7 4 5 Nate Tomlinson 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Ben Mills 6 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 Shannon Sharpe 3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 Trent Beckley 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Javon Coney 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Trey Eckloff 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 1-4 Totals 23-57 15-18 9-29 15 63 Three-point goals: 2-15 (Burks 1-3, Knutson 1-4, Higgins 0-1, Dufault 0-2, Roberson 0-2, Relphorde 0-3). Assists: 10 (Burks 3, Knutson 3, Higgins 2, Relphorde, Roberson). Turnovers: 15 (Relphorde 4, Burks 3, Knutson 3, Mills 2, Dufault, Higgins, Sharpe). Blocked shots: 3 (Dufault 2, Roberson). Steals: 7 (Higgins 2, Knutson 2, Roberson 2, Dufault).

no talk of keeping the No. 1 spot in the national rankings, not an impossibility should Ohio State lose to Purdue today. The players appeared subdued, even careful to heed the message their coach conveyed all week, the one about letting their performance talk for them. Another one of coach Bill Self’s consistent mottos, “You practice how you play,” must have taken root during the week as well, especially with Morris. “He’s been our best player in practice this week, and certainly he played like that today,” Self said. Nobody knows Morris anywhere close to as well as his twin, Marcus. “I could tell that he was going to play well, based on the way that he was practicing,” Marcus Morris said. “He was totally dominating in practice, and he was dunking everything around the rim. Like coach said, practice refers to the game, and that’s exactly how he played. He dominated in practice, and he dominated in the game.” Markieff needed only 10 shots to score 26 points. He made his only three-pointer and hit nine of 12 from the free-throw line. His eight offensive rebounds were a career high. Andre Roberson’s seven total rebounds led the Buffaloes. “I felt like I was not in the Kansas State game, and I want to make sure to get better every day,” Markieff said. “... I think that as a team we had something to prove this game. It was embarrassing losing to Kansas State, and we do not want to do that

again. We just got to get better, and I guess it starts with me.” That four-word expression, of course, is the best attitude for any player to take: “It starts with me.” KU’s best chance at dominating this game came on the inside, where CU can’t match KU’s size. First-year Buffaloes coach Tad Boyle captured the darned-if-youdo, darned-if-you-don’t approach to trying to contain Marcus and Markieff Morris, especially when the guards are shooting well. “Tyrel Reed and Brady Morningstar got going, and you have to pick your poison with these guys, especially when you’re undersized like we are,” Boyle said. “Your choice is to double the post, which we tried doing a little bit in the second half, and that didn’t work. They are such good passers and an awfully efficient offensive team.” The twins pass so well out of double-teams that teams are reluctant to double them. That quality, meshed with how well Kansas spaces the floor and passes, and the versatility of the twins make them so hard to guard. On this day, it didn’t much matter who received those passes. In the first game all season in which all five starters scored in double figures, the five starters combined to make 11 of 16 threepoint shots. Kansas certainly can’t count on shooting that way all the time. The way Markieff Morris attacked Colorado had nothing to do with shots falling and everything to do with a hungry player committed to putting a bad game behind him.

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MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Markieff Morris 29 8-10 9-12 8-15 3 26 Marcus Morris 32 8-16 0-1 3-9 3 16 Tyshawn Taylor 23 3-7 1-6 0-2 3 10 Brady Morningstar36 6-9 0-0 1-4 0 16 Tyrel Reed 26 4-6 2-2 0-3 2 13 Josh Selby 21 2-9 0-0 0-0 1 4 Mario Little 10 0-0 0-0 0-1 3 0 Elijah Johnson 9 0-2 0-0 0-3 2 0 Jeff Withey 8 1-2 0-0 0-1 0 2 Travis Releford 5 1-1 0-0 1-1 0 2 Royce Woolridge 1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 2-2 Totals 33-63 12-21 15-41 17 89 Three-point goals: 11-22 (Morningstar 4-6, Taylor 3-4, Reed 3-4, Markieff Morris 1-1, Marcus Morris 0-1, Woolridge 0-1, Johnson 0-2, Selby 0-3). Assists: 24 (Taylor 5, Morningstar 5, Selby 5, Markieff Morris 2, Marcus Morris 2, Reed 2, Johnson 2, Little). Turnovers: 15 (Taylor 4, Markieff Morris 3, Marcus Morris 2, Johnson 2, Selby 2, Reed, Releford). Blocked shots: 4 (Markieff Morris 2, Withey, Johnson). Steals: 9 (Markieff Morris 2, Morningstar 2, Reed 2, Marcus Morris, Taylor, Selby). Colorado ....................................31 32 — 63 Kansas .......................................48 41 — 89 Technical fouls: Dufault. Officials: Joe DeRosa, Darron George, Brad Ferrie. Attendance: 16,300.

FORMER KANSAS GUARD AND CURRENT MIAMI HEAT PLAYER MARIO CHALMERS, RIGHT, is greeted by longtime broadcaster Max Falkenstien before tipoff.


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SCOREBOARD Big 12 Men

Conference W L 11 1 10 2 8 4 7 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 7 4 8 4 8 4 8 1 11

All Games W L 23 4 25 2 21 5 21 6 18 8 18 9 17 9 16 11 16 10 12 14 12 15 14 13

Texas Kansas Texas A&M Missouri Nebraska Kansas State Baylor Colorado Oklahoma State Oklahoma Texas Tech Iowa State Saturday’s Games Nebraska 70, Texas 67 Missouri 76, Iowa State 70 Kansas 89, Colorado 63 Kansas State 77, Oklahoma 62 Texas Tech 78, Baylor 69 Texas A&M 67, Oklahoma State 66 Monday’s Game Oklahoma State at Kansas (ESPN), 8 p.m.

College Men

Conference W L 11 1 10 2 9 3 8 4 6 6 6 6 5 6 4 8 4 8 3 9 3 8 2 10

Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Kansas State Texas Tech Texas Iowa State Kansas Missouri Oklahoma State Colorado Nebraska Saturday’s Games Texas Tech 56, Baylor 45 Oklahoma 91, Texas 62 Texas A&M 76, Oklahoma State 67 Kansas 75, Missouri 70 OT Iowa State 71, Colorado 45 Kansas State 69, Nebraska 64 Monday’s Game Texas at Iowa State (ESPN2), 8 p.m.

OTTAWA MEN Saturday at Ottawa FRIENDS 74, OTTAWA 71 Friends 35 39 — 74 Ottawa 33 38 — 71 Friends (13-16, 10-8) — Mike Hyde 4, Reggie Britton 17, Nick O’Nelio 4, Brett Steven 25, Sean Jantz 6, Drew Jones 8, Colton Rausch 6, Zak Vanlooy 4. Ottawa (7-21, 4-14) — Chris Tate 10, Corey Smith 19, Kyle Schreiner 6, Larry Barber 14, Chase Dippel 5, Mark Morgan 5, Ryan Floberg 4, Colby Regier 8.

High School

EAST Brown 75, Princeton 65 Cornell 96, Dartmouth 76 Hartford 64, UMBC 57 Harvard 61, Columbia 42 Navy 75, Army 58 Penn 60, Yale 58 St. John’s 60, Pittsburgh 59 Syracuse 84, Rutgers 80, OT SOUTH Alabama 69, Arkansas 56 Georgetown 61, South Florida 55 Georgia 69, Tennessee 63 Kentucky 90, South Carolina 59 Marshall 79, Tulane 75, OT North Carolina 48, Boston College 46 Northeastern 83, UNC Asheville 82 Ohio 77, Winthrop 74, OT MIDWEST Akron 76, Creighton 67 Drake 84, Detroit 76 IUPUI 84, UMKC 69 Michigan 75, Iowa 72, OT Michigan St. 61, Illinois 57 Northwestern 70, Indiana 64 Saint Louis 61, Charlotte 56 Valparaiso 80, Missouri St. 67 Villanova 77, DePaul 75, OT SOUTHWEST Tulsa 74, SMU 66 FAR WEST Arizona 87, Washington 86 Oregon 82, Oregon St. 63 Portland 78, Santa Clara 68 UNLV 68, Colorado St. 61 Utah 62, New Mexico 60

Big 12 Women

OTTAWA WOMEN Saturday at Ottawa OTTAWA 88, FRIENDS 55 Friends 20 35 — 55 Ottawa 45 43 — 88 Friends (14-14, 9-9) — Raneisha Hunter 7, Ta’vi Polley-Davis 10, Minta Whetstone 5, Bre Selves 4, Ashely Mills 19, Sarah Munds 3, Abril 5, Keley Porter 2. Ottawa (11-17, 8-10) — Myah Sprew 6, Taryn Morris 4, Emma Hartzler 4, Maggie Hasenkamp 30, Kylie Covie 2, Shannon Carlin 4, Paige Gibson 3, KiKi Smith 1, Amber Ramsey 17, Lauren Buckles 2, Stacy Post 6, Tessa Porter 9.

SOPHOMORE BOYS Saturday at LHS LAWRENCE 72, OLATHE EAST 70, 2OT LHS leaders: Austen Twombley 14 points, Bray Kelley 13 points, Drake Hofer 9 points. LHS record: 12-3. Next for LHS: Wednesday at Leavenworth. FRESHMAN BOYS Saturday at Free State FREE STATE 68, OLATHE NORTHWEST 50 Free State scoring: Blake Winslow 17, Reshawn Caro 12, Keith Loneker 8, Joe Dineen 8, PJ Budenbender 7, Tristan Garber 6, Kaimani Garrett 2, Cole Moreano 2, Fred Wyatt 2, Andy Crump 2, Jon Gregory 2. FSHS record: 16-1. Next for FSHS: 7 p.m. Thursday vs. Lawrence High. FRESHMAN GIRLS Saturday at Lawrence High OLATHE EAST 27, LAWRENCE 22, OT LHS record: 4-9. Next for LHS: Thursday at Free State. C-TEAM Saturday at Lawrence High OLATHE EAST 48, LAWRENCE 44 LHS highlights — Taylor Edwards 17 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists; Noel Schildt 10 points, 7 rebounds; Danielle Campbell 12 rebounds; Kali Holder, 8 rebounds, 4 steals; Harley Phelps, Kiesha Jackson cited for defense. LHS record: 3-8. Next for LHS: Wednesday at Leavenworth.

All Games W L 24 2 22 3 19 7 18 7 19 7 17 9 17 8 17 9 12 14 15 10 12 12 12 14

College Women

BOYS Andale 51, Rose Hill 47 Atchison County 54, Wathena 37 Clearwater 47, Larned 21 Hesston 49, Haven 37 Hill City 55, Golden Plains 49 Northern Valley 60, Southwest, Neb. 54 Rock Hills 43, St. John’s Beloit 27 Southeast Saline 46, Beloit 44 GIRLS Andale 45, Rose Hill 39 Atchison County 62, Wathena 28 Beloit 60, Southeast Saline 54 Great Bend 45, Liberal 43 Haven 45, Hesston 40 OKC Storm, Okla. 63, Sunrise Christian 42 Oxford 50, Attica 27 Salina Sacred Heart 44, Hutchinson Trinity 40 SM West 49, SM East 43 St. John’s Beloit-Tipton 39, Rock Hills 36 Waverly 78, Topeka Heritage Christian 33

Northern Trust Open

EAST Army 57, Navy 46 Connecticut 78, Notre Dame 57 Dartmouth 59, Cornell 51 Harvard 77, Columbia 46 Princeton 75, Brown 38 Villanova 62, Seton Hall 54 West Virginia 90, Pittsburgh 79 SOUTH Charlotte 70, Saint Louis 53 MIDWEST Akron 59, Ohio 57 Creighton 71, Illinois St. 44 Drake 72, Indiana St. 67 IUPUI 75, UMKC 61 Michigan 68, Wisconsin 66 Rutgers 76, Marquette 55 Washburn 64, Pittsburg St. 47 SOUTHWEST Lamar 75, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 64 FAR WEST Arizona 74, Washington 66 Arizona St. 55, Washington St. 47 BYU 70, TCU 60 Oregon St. 61, Oregon 59

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BAKER WOMEN Saturday at Baldwin City BAKER 66, MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE 57 Missouri Valley 26 31 — 57 Baker 32 34 — 66 Missouri Valley (7-22, 5-12) — Jonica Booth 17, Hannah Young 15, Shateah West 14, Lindsi Jackson 3, Dana Schoeneman 3, Leesa Barnes 3, Gabriel Lovelace 2. Baker (14-14, 9-9) — Brittany Hines 17, Emily Gibson 17, Aubree Gustin 10, Gloria Atanmo 8, JaNeil Robinson 5, Audrey Bryant 4, Rachel Taghaboni 2, Courtney Goodrum 2, Brooke Sanders 1.

BAKER MEN Saturday at Baldwin City BAKER 61, MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE 53 Missouri Valley 24 29 — 53 Baker 26 35 — 61 Missouri Valley (12-15, 6-11 HAAC) — Toray Henry 13, Bryan Corley 10, Chris Hortman 19, Chris Hastings 3, Javoun Martin 5, Cooper Trumbo 1, Daniel Cardosa 1. Baker (12-16, 8-10) — Andre Strozier 18, Jack Shortell 2, Jaris Wommack 29, Austin Bond 2, Tim Randolph 2, Corey Anderson 5, Samer Jassar 3.

Saturday’s Games Ottawa 1, Toronto 0, SO Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2, SO Edmonton 5, Atlanta 3 N.Y. Islanders 3, Los Angeles 0 New Jersey 4, Carolina 1 St. Louis 9, Anaheim 3 Phoenix 3, Nashville 2 Vancouver 5, Dallas 2 San Jose 4, Colorado 0 Today’s Games Washington at Buffalo, 11:30 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 11:30 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 11:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago, 2:30 p.m. Montreal at Calgary, Alberta, 5 p.m.

High School

Boys Swimming and Diving State Championships At Hummer Sports Complex, Topeka Team scores: 1. Blue Valley North 269; 2. Olathe East 248; 3. Blue Valley Northwest 239; 4. Olathe Northwest 217; 5. SM East 216; 6. Blue Valley West 174; 7. Washburn Rural 149; 8. Wichita East 144; 9. Maize 133; 10. Free State 126; 11. SM Northwest 62; 12. SM South 54; 13. Wichita North 50; 14. Topeka 49; 15. Derby 39; 16. Wichita Heights 38; 17. Lawrence 37; 18. Olathe South 29; 19. Manhattan 27; T-20. Wichita NW, Hutchinson 10; 22. Wichita Haysville-Campus 4. 200 medley relay — 1. Olathe East (Ben Scheffer, Chuck Balkenbusch, Ben Bravence, Jared Johnstone), 1:36.57; 8. Free State (Nolan Frank, Logan Sloan, Ben Sloan, Tony Libeer), 1:40.91. 200 freestyle — 1. Ben Bravence, OE, 1:39.78; 7. Zach Andregg, LHS, 1:46.38; 14. Canaan Campbell, FSHS, 1:49.60; 15. Ethan Fisher, FSHS, 1:51.00. 200 IM — 1. Grant Rogers, Washburn Rural, 1:51.50; 6. Ben Sloan, FSHS, 1:59.18. 50 freestyle — 1. Seth Musser, BVNW, 21.30. 100 butterfly — 1. Jake Spitz, Wichita East, 50.63; 5. Ben Sloan, FSHS, 52.59; 14. Logan Sloan, FSHS, 56.81; Prelim: Nathan Evers, LHS, 59.39. 100 freestyle — 1. Seth Musser, BVNW, 46.02. 500 freestyle — 1. Ben Bravence, OE, 4:32.78; 6. Zach Andregg, LHS, 4:49.96; 13. Ethan Fisher, FSHS, 5:03.23. 200 freestyle relay — 1. BVNW (Jesse Musser, Nathan Rommel, Matt Martin, Seth Musser), 1:27.23; 7. Free State (Tony Libeer, Connor Munk, Chris Helt, Logan Sloan), 1:33.14; 15. Lawrence (Adam Edmonds, Carrick Finnegan, Dylan Orth, Zach Andregg), 1:35.83. 100 backstroke — 1. Ben Scheffer, OE, 50.43 (new state record); 4. Nolan Frank, FSHS, 53.99; Prelim: Adam Edmonds, LHS, 1:00.32. 100 breaststroke — 1. Griffin Peavey, BVN, 57.59; Prelim: Logan Sloan, FSHS, 1:06.47. 400 freestyle relay — 1. BVNW (Cory Bonicelli, Jesse Musser, Matt Martin, Seth Musser), 3:09.62 (new state record); 10. Free State (Ben Sloan, Nolan Frank, Canaan Campbell, Ethan Fisher), 3:22.26; 13. Lawrence (Carrick Finnegan, Nathan Evers, Dylan Orth, Zach Andregg), 3:30.32.

Saturday At The Quarry Naples, Fla. Purse: $1.6 million Yardage: 7,094; Par: 72 Second Round Bernhard Langer Fred Funk Mark Calcavecchia Russ Cochran Mark O’Meara

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Avantha Masters Scores

Saturday at Jayhawk Tennis Facility TULSA 5, KANSAS 2 Doubles No. 1 — Karataiana-Kichoutkin, TU, def. Morozova-Windom, 8-2 No. 2 — Szatkowska-Erofeeva, TU, def. Wilbert-Pezzotti, 8-5 No. 3 — Davidson-Farley, TU, def. Khanevskaya-Los, 8-3 Singles No. 1 — Ekaterina Morozova, KU, def. Alexandra Kichoutkin, 6-3, 6-2 No. 2 — JoAnne Karaitiana, TU, def. Monica Pezzotti, 6-1, 6-2 No. 3 — Ewa Szatkowska, TU, def. Paulina Los, 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 No. 4 — Michelle Farley, TU, def. Dylan Windom, 7-5, 6-2 No. 5 — Erin Wilbert, KU, def. Bonny Davidson, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 No. 6 — Sam Vickers, TU, def. Victoria Khanevskaya, 7-6, 9,, 6-2

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Court of Appeals State of Kansas Judicial Executive Assistant Applications are being accepted for a Judicial Executive Assistant for the Chambers of Thomas E. Malone, Judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals. Duties involve legal secretarial work requiring initiative, discretion, and judgment, including editing/proofreading judicial opinions; copying and distributing opinions; preparing correspondence and other documents; and managing case flow information. Thorough experience using dictation equipment required. Applicant must have strong legal secretarial skills, including excellent grammar and writing skills. Paralegal training or experience helpful but not required. Please submit Judicial Branch application available at http://www.kscourts.org/pdf/ application.pdf to Patricia Henshall, Director of Personnel, 301 SW 10th Street, Topeka, KS 66612 by February 28, 2011. EEO/AA employer.

Busy medical office has an immediate opening for a flexible part-time receptionist. Computer experience required. Previous medical experience preferred. Limited benefits. Hours: Approximately 22-28 hours weekly. Must be able to work three Saturday mornings monthly. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday - Three monthly 8:15 a.m. - 12 noon Please send resume online to: Asthma, Allergy & Rheumatology pst1949@hotmail.com

Senior Grant Specialist K-State Research & Extension (KSRE) and College of Agriculture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station. This is an administrative 12-month position and has the following duties and responsibilities: all aspects of proposal preparation and processing, including budget development, review and certification, reviewing for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and university policies, meeting sponsor requirements; assistance to and consultation with faculty and administrators involved in KSRE/College of Agriculture extramural grant and contract activities, with backup support provided in the area of grant and contract development, review and negotiation for such issues as intellectual property rights, insurance, liability, indemnification, consistency with federal and state laws, regulations and University policies. Responsible for the development and review of electronic proposals to Federal agencies as prescribed by the particular agency. To see full position announcement go to: http://www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs Screening of applications begin March 14, 2011 and continues until position is filled. Send letter of application, current resume, & three letters of reference to: Dr. J. Ernest Minton, Associate Director K-State Research and Extension, 148 Waters Hall Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506. Kansas State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Background check required. ———————————

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Sunflower Bank- Lawrence A day in the life: PT-Teller Time flies at Sunflower Bank, working in a friendly, fast-paced, customer service environment. No “typical day” exists - that’s part of the challenge and fun!

A day in the life of a teller includes: • Greeting and welcoming new customers, visiting and catching up with teammates and customers. • Transacting business – deposits, withdrawals, payments and questions, helping customers manage finances • Helping customers and families solve problems and serve their current and future financial needs. • Helping customers with convenient financial service –like helping them enroll in online banking, or go green with eStatements! • Recommending additional bank services to meet your customer’s needs • Referring customer to your Sunflower Bank colleagues – maybe they’re shopping for a new car, or buying a home, and you can help! • Working together as part of a team – committed to legendary customer service and creating possibility for your customers!

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SENIOR INTERACTION DESIGNER Mediaphormedia is seeking a senior-level Interaction Designer to provide comprehensive direction for the design of web sites, web applications, graphical user interfaces, multimedia displays, and support/training materials. Our projects cover news, entertainment, publishing, search, and information markets and include everything from concept creation to site design to working with high-scaling template systems. Our clients consist of newspapers, TV, radio, magazines, startups, online business search operations, and more. The right candidate will have a high level of understanding and abilities within traditional design fundamentals such as layout and grid systems, use of color, typography, iconography, imagery, and environmental and psychological factors along with an expert-level use of modern interaction design, human-computer interface design, standards-based development, and experience working with database-driven applications. The candidate must have a high appreciation for information design, balanced minimalism, and highly scalable systems with a portfolio showcasing examples of his or her best work. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 4 years web design experience; bachelors degree or related work experience; proficient in coding with HTML and CSS web standards; knowledge and experience with advanced content management systems, experience with Django templates is preferred; knowledge of different computer platforms, browsers and other relevant internet technologies; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to quickly learn new technologies and skills; project management skills a plus; and outstanding customer service experience. Specific duties include: · Creates high-end design and concept work for a variety of projects; · Creates style and branding guidelines and design standards; · Reviews projects and materials for compliance with these guidelines; · Researches new and emerging web technologies, trends, tools, and applications; · Assists Project Manager with software training and implementation for clients; and · Assists documentation writers to create user documentation and training materials. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off, and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required.

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and links to your work that show you at your best to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE


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Van Go’s transitional employment program. Van Go, Inc. is an arts based social service agency. Must be 18-21 years old and not enrolled in school at the time of application. Please call (785) 842-3797 for qualifying guidelines and application.

PT Custodial Worker Sat & Sun 6 AM - 2:30 PM $7.50 - $8.52

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Associate Development Director - Scholarship Support KU Endowment is now accepting applications for a full-time Associate Development Director – Scholarship Support. This professional staff position is responsible for the organization, implementation and direction of a comprehensive development program for raising private gifts to the Kansas University Endowment Association in support of the University of Kansas and general scholarships, including undergraduate and graduate scholarships; diversity scholarships; and study abroad scholarships. Requirements include: bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience in fundraising or university advancement (preferred). KU Endowment offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. For additional information, including application procedures please see: http://www.kuendowment.org/jobs Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS. EOE. Field Data Collector Perform fieldwork and computer reporting for a national industry leader. No exp. Paid training. Performance based pay, $12/hr. PT Apply at www.muellerreports.com.

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Garden Center Cashier Enjoy the outdoors? Kaw Valley Greenhouses is bringing a garden center to the area and looking for cashiers to work seasonally. Day, Evening, Weekend shifts needed. Must be able to run cash register, put up merchandise, water plants and work with customers. Starting pay $8.50/hr. Complete online application at kawvalleygreenhouses.com for questions contact 800-235-3945.

HELP-WANTED SOFTBALL UMPIRES LPRD has openings for adult sports softball umpires. Flexible schedule. Pay range $12-17/hr. Must be 18 years old. Training provided / required. Work available April-October.

Trainer positions with Information Technology at the University of Kansas.

Contact Adult Sports 785-832-7920 ASAP New official Training held 2/26

Full/Part Time Day/Night Shift LPN & CMA Positions Available Apply online at www.midwest-health.com/ careers Call 785-749-4200 for additional information. 4851 Harvard Lawrence, KS 66049 EOE

Hotel-Restaurant Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is looking for friendly, customer oriented people for the following positions: Part-time Night Auditor, Friday and Saturday Night, Midnight to 8am. Will do laundry on this shift. Full & Part-time front desk must be able to work any day of the week 8AM-4PM. or 4PM. to midnight shift shift. Must be able to work weekends & Holidays. Submit applications at 3411 Iowa Street. Maintenance Manager Springhill Suites /Lawrence Full Time Position Experience Required. Contact: Tim Shea (785) 841-2700 email: shs.lwcks.gm@marriott.com

B"##$% S(%)#*+ N-%+)#* . R$012)3)414)"# 5$#4$% is a full-care, Long-term, skilled nursing facility with full-time dedicated and loving staff. We are currently interested in hiring a Dietary Cook for part time with the possibility of full time position. If this is you, please contact: Tami Klinedinst, Administrator 520 E. Morse Ave. Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (913) 441-2515 FAX: (913) 441-7313

Dental Asst./Receptionist Dental Office in McLouth, KS seeks full time Dental Assistant -Receptionist Dental Experience Required. Applicant MUST have good communication skills and want to be part of a growing dental health team. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply - Email: MclouthDental@aol.com or fax to: 913-796-6098 Office: 913-796-6113

Manufacturing & Assembly

Heatron Hiring

Assemblers (Full Time) $11/hr. pay, benefits avail. HS diploma/GED required. Previous manufacturing experience preferred. Apply at: 3000 Wilson Ave. Leavenworth, KS or jobs@heatron.com

Office-Clerical

This position is responsible for developing and delivering training programs in support of new system implementations, new applications, major system re-designs and new services offered by the KU Information Technology (IT) Department. This position will work closely with the CST Manager, other Technology Trainers, KU IT Directors, and key IT staff to determine and assure a comprehensive training program to meet the needs of the University community. This position is also responsible representing KU IT via outreach and training at University events and presentations. Events include New Student Orientation, Staff Orientation, Graduate Student orientations and similar programs.

Bioinformatics Scientist / Programmer: PhD or MS in the fields of computer science and/or biology. Familiarity with Unix/Linux operating system. Excellent knowledge of relational database development tools and strong programming background (MySQL, PHP, Perl, Java and C++). Knowledge of major bioinformatical software and ability to develop custom programs for genomic data analysis.

Required Qualifications: 1. A minimum of two (2) years recent experience working with each of the following: Negotiation and consensus-building among diverse groups, creating and delivering presentations to diverse audiences, customer service environment, training end-users in the use of technology. 2. Experience providing assistance with distance education and/or instructional design. 3. Experience developing online training applications. 4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as evidence in application material.

For full listing go to our website: WWW.PLANTPATH.KSU.EDU To apply submit a cover letter describing research experience and future goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references, to: Eduard Akhunov, Department of Plant Pathology, 4024 Throckmorton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506. Contact Eduard at 785/532-6176 for further information or email him at eakhunov@ksu.edu.

For complete job description information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position # 00000318 . Close date is 03/03/11. EO/AA

KSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background checks required.

Screening will begin March 29, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

Marketing Director

We are a 50 bed skilled nursing facility looking for a qualified Marketing Director to join our experienced team. Experience with Skilled Nursing facilities, knowledge Medicare and medicaid discharge planning is a plus. Experience as a Marketing Director or LPN background. If you think this is you, please call: Tami Klinedinst ACHA/BA, Executive Director (913) 441-2515 Or fax resume to (913) 441-7313

At a large apartment community. Must have an outgoing personality, industry experience, and the ability to multi-task. Strong customer service skills are a must. Great starting pay and excellent bonus potential. Advancement opportunities and future full time employment may be offered to the right person. Serious Applicants only! Apply in person at: 2512 W.6th Suite C, Lawrence or online at: www.nolanrealestate.com EOE

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We are hiring: Direct Sales Representatives to join our door-to-door outside sales team. • Sell video, Internet and phone service to new customers. • Work promotional events during day, evenings and weekend. • Complete sales orders. You’ll need excellent communication skills, the ability to present information and respond to questions. Equivalent industry experience or at least two years of direct consumer selling experience is required. Candidates must successfully pass a background screening, including alcohol, drugs, motor vehicle report and previous employment verifications. All must have suitable transportation and the ability to maintain regular attendance. This is a full time, salaried plus commissions position, and qualifies for benefits including 401k. To apply, please visit: www.knology.com/careers

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Paraeducators needed to support the learning and personal needs of students. Full and part time positions available, great benefits, and potential summer employment. View job descriptions and apply online at: www.usd497.org or visit us at 110 McDonald Dr. 66044 EOE

Trade Skills Small Engine/ Lawnmower Technician Must have 3 yrs working experience & your own tools! Great pay. Job is located in Lawrence, KS. Call between 9:30AM-11AM, Mon.-Fri. 785-840-8127. Leave msg, call will be returned to setup interview.

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Your primary responsibility is to provide daily life experiences that are both enriching and educational. Imagine if: You made a salary of $40k per couple; You were provided a three bedroom duplex in a great neighborhood with excellent schools; You were provided a monthly food and utility allowance; You had the use of a company vehicle while working; You are able to work and care for your children; Family teachers provide teaching and support to up to four persons with developmental disabilities who live in separate, but attached duplexes in Lawrence and the Kansas City KS metro area. Family teachers work with the individuals in the home and manage both home operations and budgets. Do you want a gratifying life for yourself and your family? Then stop imagining and give serious consideration to an exciting and rewarding career at CLO. This career really exists and it could be the best career you and your spouse ever had! CLO is currently hiring couples with or without children. Lawrence and Kansas City KS Metro locations available! Extended Family Teachers & Couples Imagine that your career is to work with your partner in your family home, making a meaningful difference in the life of a person with special needs! Extended Family Teachers provide, within their own home, teaching, care and support, to one to two persons with developmental disabilities. Extended Family Teachers provide this support through a foster care/ independent contract arrangement with CLO, and have the ability to include their family within their work. Extended Family Teachers receive ongoing training and support from CLO’s professional team. Income is based upon the needs of the individual(s) supported but can range from $12,900 to $54,800 per year depending upon the level of support provided. Additional tax benefits are possible. Give consideration to a meaningful, rewarding career that includes working from home with your family! Applicants living in Northeast and Southeast Kansas will be considered.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities and joining CLO, OR to learn more about CLO services, Please contact us today! For more informationwww.clokansas.org or 785-865-5520

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1, 2, & 3 BR w/ W/D in Apt. Pool & Spa! 2001 W. 6th St. 785-841-8468

Townhomes

2 & 3BRs for $550 - $1,050. 2BR apt. w/W/D. Sign lease 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. by Mar. 1, get 1/2 mo. free Leasing late spring - Aug. $460/mo. $460 deposit. 2412 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 www.lawrencepm.com Alabama #7. 785-841-5797

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Customer Service/Data Entry Specialist Established world class technology manufacturer based in Lawrence seeks a highly motivated self-starter for a sales/customer service/data entry position in a busy office environment. Proven skills must include verifiable MS Office competency (Excel, Access, Outlook), Apartments customer service phone Furnished experience. MRP software experience helpful. Lawrence Suitel - Special Technically inclined indi- Rate: $200 per week. Tax, vidual preferred. Pay utilities, & cable included. commensurate with ex- No pets. 785-856-4645 perience. Please submit resumes to HR at bdye@martinlogan.com Virginia Inn Rooms by week. All utils. & cable paid. 785-843-6611 Lawn care - full time position, experience helpful. Must have driver’s license. Apartments Drug test required. Call for Unfurnished appt. 9AM - 12 Noon at 785-842-2888 1, 2 & 3BR Apartments on KU Campus - Avail. August Briarstone Apartments 1008 Emery Rd., Lawrence

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Duplexes

2BR — 3423 Harvard, CA, 1.5 bath, garage, W/D hookup, 1BR duplex near E. K-10 acDW, $550. 785-841-5797. No cess. Stove, refrig., off-st. pets. www.rentinlawrence.com parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 2BR — 3738 Brushcreek, garage, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, Apartments, Houses & W/D hookups, DW. $530/ Duplexes. 785-842-7644 mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.GageMgmt.com

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Houses 1BR, Nice! In N. Lawrence. carport, refrigerator, stove energy efficient. $525/mo. Avail. now. 785-841-1284 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com 2, 3, 4BR Lawrence homes available for August. Pets ok. Section 8 ok. Call 816-729-7513 for details Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes for Aug. Walk-in closets, FP, W/D hookup, 2 car. 1 pet okay. 785-842-3280 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, W/D hookup, no pets. $775/mo. 785-841-5797

2BR remodeled duplex. 2119 3BR, 1940 Alabama, 1 bath, Pikes Peek. 2 Bath AC, DW, W/D, DW. No pets. $825/mo. W/D hookups. $765/mo. no Avail. now. 785-749-6084 pets. Call 785-842-7644 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car, I-70 ac- 3+BR, 1323 E. 21st St. Has 1 cess. $730, well maintained! bath, W/D hookups. No 2 Sunchase Drive units for pets. $750/mo. + deposit. Call Randy 785-766-7575 Feb. 1 & April. 785-691-7115 1BR, 1 bath, 916 W. 4th St., Lawrence Wood floors, W/D hookup, AC. $500 per month. Call 785-842-7644

3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, lots of trees, 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW area. $850/mo. 785-842-8428

3BR, 2 bath, 624 Missouri. Very nice! CA, DW, W/D. $750/mo. Half Month FREE rent. Call 785-842-7644

4BR, new, NW, executive 2 story home. 2,400 sq. ft., 4 bath, 2 car, finished bsmt. $1,900/mo. 785-423-5828

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5BR for big family, DW, W/D hookup, CH/CA, jacuzzi, loft, more. $1,375/mo. Call 9AM-8:30PM: 785-766-6033

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units starting at $375 - $515/mo. Brand New 4BR Houses Water, trash, sewer paid. Avail. Now. 2½ Bath, 3 car FIRST MONTH FREE! garage, 2,300 sq. ft. Pets Back patio, CA, hard wood ok w/deposit. $1,700. floors, full bsmt., stove, Call 785-841-4785 refrig., W/D hookup, garwww.garberprop.com bage disposal, Reserved parking. On site manage- Baldwin City ment & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. 2BR, 1 bath in triplex, stove, Membership & Equity Fee refrig., W/D hookup, $550/ Required. 785-842-2545 mo.+$550 deposit. No pets. (Equal Housing Opportunity) 785-893-4176, 785-594-4131


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011 9B Baldwin City For Lease or Lease To Own 3BR house, 2 bath, 2 car. New Construction. 506 Santa Fe Ct., Baldwin City $1,100/mo. 785-423-9100

Eudora 2BR - nice mobile home, 1 bath, CH/CA, W/D hookup. Avail. Mar. 1st. $515/mo. + Refs., deposit. 913-845-3273

Retail & Lawrence Commercial Space Grand pianos from $3288 Office/Warehouse

10,000 sq. ft. warehouse with 1,200 sq. ft. office on N. Iowa St., Lawrence. Lg. storage yard included. Call First Management, Inc. - 785-841-7333 or email bobs@firstmanagementinc.com

Office/Warehouse

for lease: 800 Comet Lane approximately 8,000 sq.ft. building perfect for service or contracting business. Has large overhead doors and plenty of work and storage room. Bob Sarna 785-841-7333

Eudora 55 and Over Community

Income guidelines apply $99 Deposit SPECIAL 1 & 2 BRs - start at low cost of $564. 785-542-1755

W/D hookups, Pet Friendly

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Tonganoxie Spacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs W/D hookups, Pets OK

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Sunday, Feb. 20th, 1-3PM Five bedroom, 3 bath home with hardwood floors, twocar attached garage, large two-level deck for entertaining, and two water features in back yard. Great for all buyers. A MUST SEE! R-1100069 For details, contact Mackenzie Raburn, Agent (785) 656-2850 or go to web:

Office Space 1311 Wakarusa - office space available. 200 sq. ft. - 6,000 sq. ft. For details call 785-842-7644 Office avail. - 144 sq. ft. Common kitchenette, waiting rm., bathrms. Very nice. Accessible. $350/mo. - includes utils., common area maintenance. 785-842-7337

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Air Conditioning

1045 W. 19th St., Lawrence 1950’s Classic stone & brick 4BR ranch. 3 Bath, 2 Car. Retro Interior, Hardwood Floors, Full Bsmt., Fenced Yard. Many Upgrades! $168,000. Call 785-727-3799

Automotive Services Hite Collision Repair

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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Auctioneers

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“If you want it done right, take it to Hite.” Auto Body Repair Windshield & Auto Glass Repair 3401 W 6th St (785) 843-8991 http://lawrencemarket place.com/hite

Appliances Haier Mini-Refrigerator. Perfect for dorm or classroom. Very good condition. H-19 1/2”, W-19”, D-17 1/2”. $20. Call 785-749-2426.

Refrigerator GE Dorm Size, almost brand new white with three shelves and 1045 W. 19th St., Lawrence four shelves on the door 1950’s Classic stone & brick $50 or best offer. Call 4BR ranch. 3 Bath, 2 Car. 785-312-9442 Retro Interior, Hardwood Washer/Dryer: Floors, Full Bsmt., Fenced Maytag Yard. Many Upgrades! $200 or best offer. You haul. Call 785-856-3242 be$168,000. Call 785-727-3799 fore 3PM.

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Computer-Camera Furniture

Arts-Crafts

Artist’s Sketch. of Central Park, approximately 23”L x OWNER WILL FINANCE 17”H. Professionally 3BR, 1 bath, 1989, very framed. $75. Please call nice. $9,900. — $300 per 785-331-7022. month. Call 785-727-9764 Rubber Stamps & Supplies. 78 Individual, 11 kits, Rollergraph w/2 stamps, Rainbow sponge & inks set, & OWNER WILL FINANCE 29 Perfect Pearls. Most 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA, appls., BRAND NEW $75. Call Move in ready - Lawrence. 785-840-0282 Call 816-830-2152

Baby & Children's Items

Homes, Farms, Commercial Real Estate, Fine Furnishings, Business Inventories, Guns

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

Automotive Services

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available Call 785-393-1647

Employment Services

Computer too slow? Viruses/Malware? Need lessons? Questions? techdavid3@gmail.com or 785-979-0838

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

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

C & G Auto Sales

Rentals Available! Quality Pre-owned Cars & Trucks Buy Sell Trade Financing Available 308 E. 23rd St. Lawrence

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Westside 66 & Car Wash

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Carpet Cleaning

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

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

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

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

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Electrical

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

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K’s Tire

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

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CARPET-CERAMIC LAMINATE-VINYL

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Employment Services

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

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Buy Now to insure quality seasoned hardwoods, hedge, oak, ash, locust, hackberry & walnut. Split, stacked & delivered. $160/cord. 785-727-8650 Decorative Brass Ring: For 8” stove pipe. $14. Call 785-841-5577 Fireplace Wood: Immediate Delivery. $85 per 1/2 cord. Call 785-542-2724 Seasoned Hedge, Oak, Locust & mixed hardwoods, stacked & delivered, $160. for full cord. Call Landon, 785-766-0863

Furniture Cherry, oak, mahogany, pecan, ebony, walnut… we have a piano that will match your décor! 800-950-3774 piano4u.com

Furniture

• UPHOLSTERY • REFINISH • REPAIR • REGLUE • WINDOW FASHIONS Quality Since 1947 Murphy Furniture Service 785-841-6484 409 E. 7th www.murphyfurniture.net http://lawrencemarketplace. com/murphyfurniture

Garage Doors

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

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

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

General Services

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

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Piano: Clean Yamaha Console Oak Cabinet, fantastic sound, matching bench Demitasse cups/saucers. ($3,688) delivery, warranty, Set of 6, multicolored, gold tuning - 785 537-3774 trim. See picture online. $15. 785-842-7491.

Machinery-Tools Woodworking Vises For Sale. Eudora High School Woodworking Dept. has 7 Jorgensen Woodworking Bench Vises for sale. Heavy duty. 4”x7” face plates that open up to 12”. Steel, PVC capped handles. Quick release. New, never used. Asking $75 each. Retails for $135+ new. Contact Mitch Tegtmeier at mitchelltegtmeier@eudoras chools.org.

Sports-Fitness Equipment

Exercise Bike: Older exercise bike. Works great! $40/offer. 785-843-1077

TV-Video TV: Symphonic 27” Color TV. Includes remote. Works great. Not a flat-screen. $20. 785-749-3298.

Xbox 360 Elite (Black) 120GB hard-drive, 12 Games/acc. Dual-Band wireless network adapter, Medical Excellent condition. $200, Equipment email me at zack_routh@yahoo.com Transfer Bath Bench: Good 785-841-1795 Condition. $40/offer. CALL 785-842-5337 ANYTIME

Miscellaneous Aluminated Sign: 8ft. x4ft. Complete with stand and letters. $250. 785-832-8097.

Music-Stereo (3) Spinet Pianos w/bench. Lester $625, Baldwin Acronsonic $525, Lowery $425. Price includes delivery & tuning. 785-832-9906

Lawrence

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14 American Made Baldwins available!

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Baldwin 9’ concert grand piano. Perfect for large church or concert hall. Mid-America Piano piano4u.com 800-950-3774 Jump start your child’s future! The Piano increases concentration, coordination & is a lifelong gift. piano4u.com 800-950-3774

Heating & Cooling

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

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

9AM.-3PM. 56” HDTV Vivitek 1080, Wii with 100 games and extras, Karoke machine with stands, mics, and extras, 1938-41 Evinrude boat motor, electric guitar and amp, Native American paintings, Native American dance regalia, lot of household goods, lots of 70’s stuff, set of Akuza 8-1/2x20 chrome rims and lots of misc.

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

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

Guttering Services

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

Foundation Repair Mudjacking, waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & pressure Grouting, Level & Straighten Apply at eapp.adecco.com Walls, & Bracing on Walls. Or Call (785) 842-1515 B.B.B. BETTER WORK FREE ESTIMATES BETTER LIFE Since 1962 lawrencemarketplace.com/ WAGNER’S 785-749-1696 adecco www.foundationrepairks.com

Home Improvements Carpenter, retired - Home repairs: Int./Ext.; Decks: Repair, Power wash, stain, seal; Garden tilling (Mar. & Apr.); & more. 785-766-5285 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

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Kids Closet Consignment Sales Event Kids Closet Connection is having their sixth semi-annual sale bringing area moms together to sell their children’s gently used items. Our sales are free to shop. Consigners make 70% of the profit from the items they sell, and don’t have to work at the sale. Kid’s Closet makes a large donation of clothing and other items to The Ballard House after the sale. This is a wonderful local charity. If you have any questions about our event please contact owner, Tammy Patrick at 913-963-4456 or lawrence.ks@kidscloset.biz or check us out online www.kidscloset.biz/lawrence

Holiday Inn Convention Center 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, Ks. 66046 Our Spring Schedule March 3-7, 2011 Wed. March 2~ Set up 9am-1pm, Consignor Drop off 2pm-8pm Thurs. March 3 Consignor Drop off10am-3pm, VIP Volunteer Presale4pm-6pm, Consignor Presale- 6pm-8pm Fri. March 4

Opening Day to the Public! 10am-8pm Sat. March 5 Open 10am-8pm, VIP Volunteer ONLY half price Presale- 6pm-8pm (volunteers will need to sign in before shopping!) Sun. March 6 Half Price Day! (on most items) Open 10am-6pm Mon. March Extra Half Price Day! 10am-2pm

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Moving-Hauling

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Snow Removal

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Chrysler 2005 PT Cruiser, gas saver. PW, PL, Tilt, cruise, AC, Tons of space. Save at the Pump. 888-239-5723 All American Auto Mart Olathe, KS www.aaamkc.com Chrysler 2008 PT Cruiser, Only 27K, Cool vanilla. Perfect for today’s busy family! ACADEMY CARS 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com

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Hyundai 2002/03 Santa Fe. 4WD, V6, Starting at $6900. View pics at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Kia 2006 Sportage EX, V6, 4WD, 44K, Smart Blue Metallic, Lawrence Favorite online dealership. 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com Kia 2006 Sportage LX, 4x4, 54K, Natural Olive metallic, You have the right to a fair & easy credit approval process. 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com Protect Your Vehicle with an extended service contract from Dale Willey Automotive Call Allen at 785-843-5200.

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Mazda 2008 CX-7 Touring, 1 owner, FWD, SUV, only 32K miles, CD changer, AM/FM, tinted windows, roof rack, keyless entry, Toyota 2005 Highlander cruise, light brown, 4x4, 21,000K, power everything, alloy wheels, only $15,921 $18,500. 785-760-3862 STK#14464. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com We Are Now Your Chevrolet Dealer. Call Us For Your Service Or Sales Needs! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Volvo 2006 XC90, 4DR wagon, FWD, loaded, PW, PL, CC, Tilt AC, new tires, Nice $13,888. Stk # 4464 888-239-5723 All American Auto Mart Olathe, KS www.aaamkc.com

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the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability and all other person who are or may be concerned: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Mortgage Foreclosure has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas by CitiMortgage, Inc, praying for foreclosure of certain real property legally described as follows: THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF SECTION THIRTY-FIVE (35), TOWNSHIP THIRTEEN (13),

RANGE SEVENTEEN (17), CONTAINING FORTY (40) ACRES MORE OR LESS, SUBJECT TO EASEMENTS AND Chevrolet 2006 Uplander ROADS OF RECORD, IF ANY LT, family van, Loaded, THERE Keep the kids entertained Tax ID No. with DVD and stay warm BE. with leather seats. ONLY 023-137-35-0-00-00-003.00-0 ACCURATELY DE$12,995, 48K MILES, MORE SCRIBED AS: THE NORTHSTK#193031 WEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW1/4) OF SECTION Chrysler 2008 Town & THIRTY-FIVE (35), TOWNCountry. 50K, Clearwater SHIP THIRTEEN (13),RANGE Blue Pearl. Perfect for SEVENTEEN (17), DOUGLAS today’s busy family! COUNTY, KANSAS, SUBJECT 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 TO EASEMENTS AND ROADS www.academycars.com OF RECORD, IF ANY THERE www.lawrenceautorepair.com BE.

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for a judgment against defendants and any other interested parties and you are hereby required to plead to the Petition for Foreclosure by March 21, 2011 in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment Chrysler 2006 Town & and decree will be entered Country 63K, Brilliant black in due course upon the recrystal pearl. You have the quest of plaintiff. right to a lifetime engine MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC warranty. By: ACADEMY CARS 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 lcraft@msfirm.com www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com Kristin Fisk Worster, #21922 kworster@msfirm.com Chrysler 2008 Town & Chad R. Doornink, #23536 Country . Brilliant Black cdoornink@msfirm.com crystal pearl. Sto/go. You Aaron M. Schuckman, have the right to Love your #22251 aschuckman@msfirm.com car! 11460 Tomahawk Creek ACADEMY CARS 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 Parkway, Suite 300 Leawood, KS 66211 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS ATTORNEYS FOR CitiMortgage, Inc IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. _______ Chrysler 2000 Town & Country LX with captain chairs, loaded, white (First published in the Laww/gray interior, $3,444. rence Daily Journal-World Stk # 4396 February 20, 2011) 888-239-5723 All American Auto Mart NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Olathe, KS www.aaamkc.com THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES HAVE BEEN IMPOUNDED BY Kia 2003 Sedona EX, 78K, THE LAWRENCE, KANSAS, Sage green. Can you say POLICE DEPARTMENT AND good Fuel economy, 7 pas- WILL BE SOLD AT PUBLIC senger, low payment, all in AUCTIONING IF THE OWNERS DO NO CLAIM THEM the same location? WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS OF ACADEMY CARS 785-841-0102 1527 W 6th St. THE DATE OF THE SECOND PUBLICATION OF THIS NOwww.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com TICE. THE OWNERS OF THE VEHICLES ARE FINANCIALLY Kia 2006 Sedona LX, 56K, RESPONSIBLE FOR RESilver, Can you believe it? MOVAL, STORAGE CHARGES ACADEMY CARS AND PUBLICATION COSTS 785-841-0102 1527 W 6th St. INCURRED BY THE CITY. www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com YEAR, VEHICLE TYPE, SERIAL #, Pontiac 2002 Montana EXT. REGISTERED OWNER NICE white ONE owner van. No accidents. Rear heat -1999 FORD/2D and audio, dual sliding 1FAPP11JONW118924 doors, and more! Very nice BALTODANO GOULDING van at a budget price. -1989 TOYT/CAM Please come take a test 4T1SV2156XU093324 drive. Financing available. JAMES RICHARDS Rueschhoff Automobiles -2004 VW/4D rueschhoffautos.com 2VWRA69M14M011120 2441 W. 6th St. JOSHUA HANSHAW 785-856-6100 24/7 -1993 FORD/SW Special Purchase! 09-10 1FAPP15J5PW282814 Pontiac Vibes, 9 to Choose YVONNE JORDAN from, Starting at $11,444. JONATHAN M. DOUGLASS, Dale Willey 785-843-5200 CITY CLERK www.dalewilleyauto.com 02/16/2011 _______ Toyota 2006 Sienna XLE. A rare find one owner, (First published in the Lawloaded, and super clean. rence Daily Journal-World All power doors, heated February 20, 2011) seats, leather. Gleaming white with tan leather. DOUGLAS COUNTY way below NADA and KBB. PUBLIC WORKS Rueschhoff Automobiles DEPARTMENT rueschhoffautos.com BID #11-F-0006 2441 W. 6th St. NOTICE TO BIDDERS 785-856-6100 24/7

Chevrolet 2007 Trailblazer LS, ONLY 35K miles, sunroof, front dual zone climate control CD PLAYER, Power Locks/windows and much more! ONLY $15,421. STK#371241 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Chevrolet Truck 2006 Silverado LT, Crew cab, ONLY 50K Miles, CD player, Dual zone climate control, AM/FM, Power Call and ask for details. ONLY $19,444, STK#10362 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Dodge 2005 Ram 1500 crew cab 4Dr, Quad 3.7 ST. package, Bright silver. Love Your Truck! 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com Dodge 2004 Ram 1500 Quad cab Laramie, 86K. graphite gray metallic. It really is that easy! ACADEMY CARS 785-841-0102 1527 W 6th St. www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com Dodge 2007 Ram 1500 Quad, Electric blue pearl, 47K. You have the right to a lifetime engine warranty! 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com Dodge 2005 Ram 1500 4WD, 48K, Light Almond Pearl. You have the right to a lifetime engine warranty! 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com LE 8-passenger van. www.lawrenceautorepair.com Only 40K miles! Powerful 3.5L V6, FWD, ABS, traction control, stability control, PL/PW, Rear A/C, 6-Disc CD, MP3, new front tires, Power Sliding Door, keyless entry. Rear seat fold flat. Great condition, we just don’t need this much room! $17,900. 785-764-2642 Ford 2006 F350. Autos Wanted Leather, heated seats, tilt, cruise, AC, Buying Cars & Trucks, Tow Package Dually. Running or not. 888-239-5723 We are a Local Lawrence All American Auto Mart company, Olathe, KS Midwest Mustang www.aaamkc.com 785-749-3131 Ford 2003 F150 XLT, Supercab, Oxford white, 57K, Buy a truck. Get a relationship! 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com www.lawrenceautorepair.com GMC 2009 Canyon SLE crew cab truck, only 34K miles, Public Notices CD player, XM/AM/ FM, crusie, alloy wheels, A/C, (First published in the Lawpower locks/windows, rence Daily Journal-World keyless entry, bedliner, February 6, 2011) Only $18,562. STK#11353. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Millsap & Singer, LLC www.dalewilleyauto.com 11460 Tomahawk Creek GMC 2004 C1500, Reg. cab. Parkway, Suite 300 w/t, 99K, Onyx black, Re- Leawood, KS 66211 member “We Love saying (913) 339-9132 Yes!” (913) 339-9045 (fax) 1527 W 6th St. 785-841-0102 www.academycars.com IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF www.lawrenceautorepair.com Douglas County, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT GMC 2007 Sierra Truck, V8 Engine Only 37K Miles, GM CitiMortgage, Inc. Certified 5year Warranty Plaintiff, means you can buy with vs. confidence, CD player, Onstar Safety, and more. Bradley D Trimble, Elizabeth A Trimble nka ElizaONLY $16,995, STK#333062 beth A Frevert, Jane Doe, Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com and John Doe, et al., Defendants Mazda 2003 B3000 2WD, pickup, V6, 5 speed, reguCase No. 11CV54 lar cab, 80K miles, very Court No. 4 clean inside and out, $6,500. Midwest Mustang 785-749-3131

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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the purchase of 400 gallons of Picloram 22K, 900 gallons of 2,4D Amine, 600 gallons of Glyphosate, 500 gallons of PastureGard, 30 gallons of Milestone, 12 quarts of Milestone, and 64 ounces of Escort by the Douglas County Department of Public Works will be received in the office of the Douglas County Clerk, Courthouse, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044 until 3:00 pm, Monday, March 7, 2011, and then publicly opened in the presence of the Douglas County Clerk. Bids must be submitted on forms obtainable at either the Office of the Director of Public Works/County Engineer, 1242 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas, or on the internet at www.demandstar.com. The bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes, addressed to the Office of the County Clerk, Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044, upon which is clearly written or printed “HERBICIDES”, and the name and address of the bidder. Any bid received after the closing date and time will be returned unopened. Faxed bids will not be accepted. The awarded bidder shall agree to offer the prices and the terms and conditions herein to other government agencies who wish to participate in a cooperative purchase program with Douglas County. Other agencies will be responsible for entering into separate agreements with the Dealer and for all payments thereunder.

The Douglas County Department of Public Works reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive technicalities, and to purchase the herbicides which in our Title to Real Estate Involved opinion are best suited for Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 the use intended. NOTICE OF SUIT

STATE OF KANSAS to the above named Defendants and The Unknown Heirs, executors, devisees, trustees, creditors, and assigns of any deceased defendants;

DATED: 02/16/2011 DOUGLAS COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS Keith A. Browning, P.E. Director of Public Works ________


It’s time for boyfriend to shape up or ship out Dear Annie: I am a 42-yearold woman with two teenage daughters. I have been living with my boyfriend, “Jonas,” for 15 years. For the past two, Jonas has been out of work. This has affected his mood, as well as his sexual drive. He is not interested in being intimate. He keeps telling me it’s because I don’t wear enough makeup, or that I should dye the color of my hair. Like a fool, I have tried to give in to his requests so that he will love me, but it hasn’t helped. My daughters want me to throw him out because he says mean things and doesn’t treat me right. But I love him, and he has nowhere else to go. — Texas Dear Texas: Your makeup and the color of your hair will not determine whether or not someone loves you. Those are excuses Jonas gives in order to keep you at a distance. Jonas seems depressed and bitter, but that doesn’t mean you should tolerate being poorly treated. Put your backbone into place, and tell him to get some low-cost counseling through his church, the YMCA or United Way and to look for any kind of employment, including part time. If he refuses, you may have to take your daughters’ advice. It doesn’t help anyone if you are simply Jonas’ enabler.

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ing the counseling you so often recommend to your readers. The purpose of this letter is to tell every other husband and father out there to act sooner rather than later because before you turn around, it might be too late. Too many men ignore the signs or are unwilling to accept help. Use every available treatment in order to ensure that you address all needs, both physical and emotional. anniesmailbox@creators.com My wife gave me ample Dear Annie: Last week, my time and multiple opportuniwife of 20 years told me she ties to make things better. In needed some “space.” She and the end, she had to do what our teenage daughter went to stay at her mother’s. Two days later, they informed me that neither of them wants to come home. I am devastated. Although their leaving was a complete shock to me, I can’t say it wasn’t warranted. They told me I’ve seemed unhappy for a long time. I thought I was making positive strides and things were improving, but apparently not enough. I never imagined we wouldn’t be able to work things out. When my wife first brought this issue to my attention two years ago, I saw my doctor, and he determined that my testosterone levels were low, which may have caused some underlying depression. I’ve been receiving treatment, but in hindsight, I guess I should have sought additional help, includ-

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SNL rehashed for clip show Every year brings a new chance for NBC to broadcast a sweeps month collection of “Saturday Night Live” clips. And every year brings a new theme or creative hook, like politics, The Women of “SNL” or 2009’s “Saturday Night Live Just Commercials” (7 p.m., NBC). “Saturday Night Live Backstage” (8 p.m., NBC) is supposed to offer “behindthe-scenes” revelations, but I couldn’t help thinking I’d heard all of these stories before about clips I’d seen a dozen times or more. But who cares? These are always fun. Among the many highlights are interviews with former cast members who didn’t quite make it on “SNL” but who went on to later success, including Sarah Silverman and Chris Rock. We also hear about the unhappy stints of Damon Wayans and Larry David, but they don’t appear. Like any show that’s been on for going on 40 years, we hear a lot of rehashing of ancient history. Just why was Norm MacDonald fired again? What was its most controversial moment? Along the way, catch a baby-faced Tom Hanks when he first hosted the show. He barely seems out of high school. Or off the set of “Big.” ● Matthew Macfadyen resumes the role of Logan in the rewarding “Masterpiece Classic” (8 p.m., PBS, part 2 of 3) presentation of “Any Human Heart.” Recruited by friend and spymaster Ian Fleming, Logan is sent to keep track of the problematic former king and his American wife, now known as the duke and duchess of Windsor (Tom Hollander and Gillian Anderson). While not on screen for long, Anderson (“X-files,” “Bleak House”) really has a great time playing the former Wallis Simpson, a woman who turns from coquette to viper on a moment’s notice. ● “Amazing Race” (7 p.m., CBS) enters its 18th season with a cast of 11 teams from former competition, each out to win the prize they were denied the first time. The show’s always spectacular scenery and impressive production values will be enhanced by high definition. Phil Keoghan hosts. ● Airing over two nights, “Secret Service Files” (7 p.m., National Geographic, concluding Monday) looks at the agency’s duties, both celebrated and lesser-known, like protecting the economy and safeguarding the currency.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): Interviews with Sen. Scott Brown, R.-Mass., and actor Colin Firth; a report from Tunisia. ● A filmmaker follows a missing tiger for two years on “Nature” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings). ● “Snapped” (8 p.m., Oxygen) enters its ninth season of irrational behavior. ● Barb holds her ground on “Big Love” (8 p.m., HBO) ● Production on the pilot concludes on the season finale of “Episodes” (8:30 p.m., Showtime). ● An old nemesis returns on “CSI: Miami” (9 p.m., CBS). ● Nora feels conflicted about Brody (Beau Bridges) on “Brothers and Sisters” (9 p.m., ABC). Cult choice Viewers can choose between two 1976 shockers about misfits: “Taxi Driver” (7 p.m., AMC) and “Carrie” (7:45 p.m., IFC). Quite the bicentennial double feature!

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was best for her and for our daughter. I can’t fault either of them for leaving. Please print this so they know how sorry I am, how hard I’m working with the counselor and how much I want them to keep a place for me in their lives. I love them with all my heart. When you keep telling people to get counseling, Annie, you provide an invaluable service to the community. — Arizona — Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Sunday, Feb. 20: This year, you have the opportunity to open up to new ideas and different people and to let go of what no longer works. Many of you could see life with renewed vision. If you are single, meeting people certainly isn't a problem. If you are attached, the two of you love your downtime together. Libra bottomlines issues. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ Juggling plans to meet another person's needs could be exhausting, if nothing else. Push comes to shove, forcing your hand. Tonight: Among friends and/or loved ones. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ Your even style and temperament flavor the outcome of a gettogether. How will you deal with someone's controlling behavior? Tonight: Think "tomorrow." Think "rest." Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ Your innate creativity comes forward no matter what. The nature of your plans and interac-

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tions might be serious, yet somehow you infuse the situation and people with joy. Tonight: Celebrate a relationship and a loved one. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Possibilities emerge one more time. A discussion could be difficult yet worthwhile. Tonight: Go for the familydinner routine! Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ Understanding often takes on many different forms, and how you express that knowledge can vary. Take a catnap if you feel tired. Tonight: Enjoy the moment and people. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Use care if committing to a large amount of spending. Everyone has and needs a budget — you included. Make sure understandings are mutual. Tonight: Treat yourself like royalty for a change! Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Your ability to get past an issue allows you to relax and really make the most out of your plans and company. Tonight: Whatever knocks your socks off. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★ Take your time dealing with a personal matter. If you feel as if you

might want to cocoon, the only question is, Why not? Tonight: Read between the lines in a conversation. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21) ★★★★ Join friends and make the most of a get-together. You don't need to play politics, because these are your pals. Tonight: Where the action is. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★ You could be the snag during a get-together. You might not be aware of how much you rain on another's parade. Tonight: Could be late. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ If you feel like you have tripped up on a situation, conversation or choice, step back and detach. Let go of past judgments, then revisit the issue. Tonight: Listen to great music. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ When you notice that someone disappoints you, rather than react, step back. At the same time, use the moment to have a muchneeded chat with a loved one. Tonight: Add in a little romance.

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ACROSS 1 Online mag 6 Constriction worker? 9 “As You Like It” forest 14 Unfortunate fellow 15 Had a refresher course? 16 River that starts in the Swiss Alps 17 Renewable energy 18 Arrange fraudulently 19 Motivational tools 20 Famous wizard’s home 23 Bon ___ (witty remark) 24 Airline abbr. 25 Wild West watering holes 27 Envy 32 “Mystic River” Oscar winner Sean 33 Post-prenup statement 34 ___-mouthed (insincere) 36 Member of the lowest Hindu caste 39 Eyeball 41 They’re bare 43 Strikebreaker 44 Family car 46 Companion of taxes 48 Versatile vehicle, for short 49 Took a card

51 Lightdimming gadget 53 Radiator openings 56 “... was I ___ I saw ...” 57 Cover for a cueball 58 Noted secondplace prize 64 Non-Latino 66 Bumping into one could provide a shock 67 African with zebralike legs 68 Writer Gertrude 69 Baseball mitt part 70 Banister attachment 71 Funeral structures 72 Curative place 73 Surrealism pioneer Max DOWN 1 “Would you care for anything ___?” 2 Camera feature 3 Small, isolated piece of land 4 More imminent 5 Slip on paper? 6 Shakespeare, notably 7 Ear-related 8 Breastplate

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of classical mythology Varicolored socks Symbol of density Gemologist’s concern ___ a positive note Wasps’ homes With one’s hands full Touch on the shoulder Obligation “Who’s Who” entries Leg up Prospecting woman? Tasteless ornamentation Venerated tribe member “Okey-dokey” ___-tat-tat Act as a henchman

40 Former Orioles manager Weaver 42 Range rover? 45 1950s TV family 47 Insulin, e.g. 50 Yellow River joiner 52 It, in a playground game 53 Clutch 54 Unlike the top dog? 55 Zillions 59 Backup to a prez 60 Exile island of 1814 61 Beginning 62 Fossey’s focus 63 Carnival tune 65 Polygraph’s find

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berrg is 52. Comedian Joel Hodgson is 51. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley is 48. Actor Willie Garson is 47. Actor French Stewart is 47. Model Cindy Crawford is 45. Singermusician Chris Thile is 30. Singer Riihanna is 23.

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Jayhawk women upend Missouri in OT Neither team could do much to distance itself in the “I thought their resiliency, 33-33 first half, but KU didn’t their togetherness and their help itself any by committing toughness they showed to win nine turnovers and allowing one tonight was pretty eight offensive rebounds. “They’re a tough team,” impressive,” Henrickson said. Engelman scored six of her Davis said. “They don’t go away. They’re 11 points in OT, going to fight Keena Mays I think we got all the way to pulled down the end, and two crucial strength from the we knew that offensive crowd.” coming in.” rebounds, and Behind Carolyn Davis Davis’ soft — who poured — KU’s Monica Engelman touch and in a careerhigh 34 points— scored five in Goodrich’s passing, KU led by OT, including three from the as many as seven points after the break, but stumbled a bit line to clinch the outcome. Angel Goodrich tallied 14 down the stretch, allowing the points and nine assists, Tigers to pull ahead, 62-60, showed good vision in the with less than a minute to half-court and often pushed play. But Engelman came up with the tempo in transition. “I think we got strength from the biggest shot of the night to the crowd,” Engelman said of lift KU (17-9 overall, 4-8 Big 12) the raucous crowd, most sport- to a needed victory. John Young/Journal-World Photo “As soon as it (went in), I ing pink for the Jayhawks For A Cure “Pink Zone” game. “But I was so excited,” Davis said. PLAYERS ON THE KANSAS UNIVERSITY BENCH CELEBRATE after Monica Engelman scored to think we got strength from (our “Again, she hits another big force overtime in the Jayhawks’ eventual 75-70 victory over Missouri on Saturday at Allen shot for us.” team’s) core as well.” Fieldhouse.

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Kansas 000 100 000 — 111 TCU 100 020 22x — 7 11 1 W — Kyle Winkler, 1-0. L — Wally Marciel, 0-1. Kansas highlights — Marciel 5 IP, 7 H, 3 ER; Brandon Macia 1for-3, RBI.

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REB PF TP o-t Shakara Jones 37 2-6 2 6 Christine Flores 30 2-7 5 9 Jasmyn Otote 14 0-0 2 0 Sydney Crafton 44 6-15 3 11 RaeShara Brown 43 3-6 3 23 BreAnna Brock 20 2-4 2 12 Trenee Thornton 37 0-1 2 9 team 4-5 Totals 26-70 11-20 19-44 19 70 Three-point goals: 7-17 (Brown 4-6, Thornton 2-3, Crafton 1-4, Jones 0-1, Flores 02). Assists: 9 (Crafton 4, Brown 2, Thornton 2, Flores). Turnovers: 11 (Flores 3, Crafton 2, Thornton 2, Jones, Brown, Brock, Team). Blocked shots: 2 (Jones, Crafton). Steals: 7 (Flores 2, Crafton 2, Thornton 2, Brown). KANSAS (75) MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Carolyn Davis 42 13-16 8-13 2-9 3 34 Tania Jackson 25 2-6 0-0 0-5 4 4 Monica Engelman 42 5-13 0-0 1-6 1 11 Diara Moore 13 0-0 0-0 1-4 1 0 Angel Goodrich 42 3-9 6-6 0-2 2 14 Aishah Sutherland 20 3-7 0-0 0-5 5 6 Keena Mays 26 0-1 2-2 2-3 4 2 Krysten Boogaard 3 1-1 2-2 0-1 1 4 Marisha Brown 12 0-2 0-0 0-1 1 0 team 1-2 Totals 27-55 18-23 7-38 22 75 Three-point goals: 3-9 (Goodrich 2-3, Engelman 1-2, Jackson 0-3, Brown 0-1). Assists: 20 (Goodrich 9. Sutherland 4, Davis 2, Jackson 2, Mays 2, Engelman). Turnovers: 14 (Davis 6, Jackson 3, Moore 2, Goodrich 2, Sutherland). Blocked shots: 5 (Sutherland 2, Davis, Jackson, Engelman). Steals: 5 (Jackson, Engelman, Sutherland, Mays, Brown). Missouri.... .................33 29 8 — 70 Kansas... ....................33 29 13 — 75 Attendance: 5,225.

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FORTH WORTH , T EXAS — Top-ranked Texas Christian scored six runs in the final four innings to break open a tie game and rout Kansas University, 7-1, in college baseball on Saturday. The Horned Frogs improved to 2-0, while the Jayhawks fell to 0-2. TCU starting pitcher Kyle Winkler and reliever Erik Miller held the Kansas offense to one run on one hit. The Jayhawks’ lone hit produced a run and tied the game at 1 in the fourth inning. After second baseman Jordan Dreiling reached second base on an error and stole third, senior Brandon Macias drove in his first run of the season with a bounding ball up the middle. “One run is never going to do it, especially against a team like this,” Macias said. “One hit and one run just can’t get it done.” However, TCU answered with two runs in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings. The three-game series concludes today.

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DELAND, FLA. — Brittany Hile hit a tworun home run, and Kendra Cullum drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the eighth inning to help lift Kansas University’s softball team to an 11-8 victory over Stetson on Saturday evening to keep its win streak alive at 9-0, the best start in program history. Earlier Saturday, the Jayhawks had six home runs in a 17-7 rout of BethuneCookman. With the night game tied 8-8 after seven innings, Hile launched her second homer of the day and fourth of the weekend over the left-field fence to give Kansas a 10-8 advantage. Cullum walked in one last run for the Jayhawks following a pair of singles and base on balls. Senior Allie Clark earned her secondstraight win of the day as she improved 1 to 5-0. Clark tossed the final 4 ⁄3 innings, allowing just one hit and no runs while fanning two batters. Seven Jayhawks combined for 12 hits, led by sophomore Rosie Hull’s 3-for-4 outing at the plate. In the early game, KU had 18 hits — its most since 19 against UMKC on March 28, 2006. Junior Liz Kocon had two homers, while Hile, Marissa Ingle, Montgomery and Laura Vickers also hit home runs. KU will face Stetson again today in the championship game. Kansas 17, Bethune-Cookman 7 Bethune-Cookman 003 40 — 794 Kansas 720 35 — 17 18 2 W — Allie Clark, 4-0. L — Tolbert, 0-2. Sv. — Ashley Spencer, 1. Kansas highlights — Marissa Ingle 4-for-4, 2 R, HR, 6 RBIs; Liz Kocon 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 2 RBIs; Laura Vickers 2-for-3, 3 R, HR, RBI; Brittany Hile 2-for-3, R, HR, 3 RBIs; Rosie Hull 2-for-4, R; Alex Jones 2-for-3, R; Maggie Hull 2-for-4, 2 R, RBI; Mariah Montgomery 1-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBIs.

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Occupation: Professional student and specialist at Discovery Furniture Relationship status: Single Hometown: Lawrence Time in Lawrence: 25 years How would you describe your style? I switch from tomboyish to very girlie on a daily basis. I love anything with flowers and ruffles, but I also like to wear jeans and loafers regularly. Essentially, everything revolves around my hair. If I take the time to do my hair, I will usually take the time to put together a cute outfit and look like a girl for the day. What are your favorite fashion trends? Leggings and tights — anything that gets me out of wearing pants.

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CLOTHING DETAILS: Boots: Borrowed from mom, 2011, free Leggings: Old Navy, 2010, $10. Dress: Urban Outfitters, 2010, $20. Cardigan: Target, 2010, $20. Belt: Target, 2010, $17. Necklace: Goldmaker’s, 1985, gift. Bracelet: Street vendor in Phoenix, 2010, $40. Ring: Goldmaker’s, 2010, $36. Purse: T.J.Maxx, 2010, $50.

What are your least favorite fashion trends? Men in skinny jeans. Everyone should wear what they want, but I prefer my men to look more ... manly.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Chevelles, hole-in-the-wall diners with delicious French fries and old people. Where are we hiding them? What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? People who care if I’m wearing my pajamas in public! Some days you have to rock what you wore to bed. Don’t judge me. Do you have any piercings/tattoos? My ears are pierced, and I have three tattoos. Do you have any fashion influences? My sister. She has to look cool wearing something trendy for quite some time before I will even try it. She definitely got the fashionable genes. Tell us a secret: I’m painfully gullible. Cars do not need blinker fluid, in case you were wondering.

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Time in Lawrence: Six years. How would you describe your style? Casual and comfortable. What are your favorite fashion trends? Graphic Tshirts, vintage tennis shoes and the three P’s: Polos, pullovers and pearl snaps.

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Kansas isn’t particularly colorful in winter. Except maybe at Dwayne’s Photo in Parsons. During the last two weeks of 2010, more than 20,000 rolls of Kodachrome color slide film were shipped to this southeast Kansas lab. Kodak stopped making the film in 2009, and on Dec. 30, 2010, Dwayne’s — the last lab

What are your least favorite fashion trends? Skinny jeans on guys, cut it out you look ridiculous. What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Twenty-four-hour restaurants. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Hipsters. Do you have any piercings/tattoos? No, I have CLOTHING DETAILS: yet to find anything I Shirt: Polo, 2010, $99. want to permanently inked into my skin. Jeans: Calvin Klein, 2010, $75. Shoes: New Balance, 2010, $60. Do you have any Sunglasses: Ray-Ban, 2010, $100. fashion influences? Ralph Lauren, because he Watch: Omega Seamaster, 2005, gift. has never steered me wrong. People say I look like... I’ve heard lots of comparisons from Troy Aikman to Jack Del Rio (Jacksonville Jaguars Coach). Tell us a secret: I’m a 3 handicap on the golf course, no joke.

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in the world processing Kodachrome — accepted the final roll. Apparently photographers who use Kodachrome are procrastinators. “It was like being hit by a tidal wave,” says Grant Steinle, vice president of operations at Dwayne’s. “During the last two weeks we saw about 12 times our normal Kodachrome film volume.” Steinle, a 1986 Kansas University graduate with a Master of Business Administra-

tion, lived in Lawrence until 1989 when he joined his father, Dwayne, at Dwayne’s Photo. By 2010 they had positioned themselves as the last lab processing the film. From China to Poland, Kodachrome 35mm film, Super 8 and 16mm movie film arrived in the mail to meet the final deadline. An artist from London wanted her rolls processed in the last

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ou’d have thought a naked Heidi Klum had popped out of a cake and handed him a winning lottery ticket AND a new reciprocating saw. “You mean, you really can’t talk?” he said, making no attempt to conceal his glee. “My voice is gone,” I hissed. “I woke up and … zip!” “Don’t try to speak!” my husband commanded, leaping from his recliner. “I read somewhere that whispering is worse for you than talking in a normal tone.” “You mean, in the swimsuit edition?” I wheezed, eyeing the perennial Sports Illustrated issue on the coffee table. “That

cover girl must be into long walks on the beach and otolaryngology.” “Ssssh!” he said, pressing his fingers to my lips. “Save those precious pipes.” As he skipped off to the garage (yes, he was literally skipping), I knew what he was thinking: “Woo-hoo! No moody outbursts! No complaints about the thermostat! No ‘honey-dos’ and ‘honey don’ts’! No ‘we don’t talk anymores.’” After 31 years, a raging case of laryngitis had just bought the big lug a hall pass. For the rest of the day, as I silently drowned my sorrows in herbal tea, lemon and honey, he bounded merrily around the

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house — waving, patting my head, pantomiming words and phrases. “I (pointing to his eye) love (pounding his chest) you (pointing at me).”

“What’s with the sign language?” I croaked in a stage whisper, from my perch on the sofa. “I’m the one who can’t talk, not you.” “I’m setting an example,” he said. “You really need to stay quiet. We need a code. I know! Slap your knee. Two slaps for yes; one for no. OK? Try it!” I gave my leg a couple of swats. I’d have preferred taking aim at his head. Don’t get me wrong. I understood what was going on. I’ve never been a silent partner in anything, especially my marriage. Few things in life render me speechless, much to my Please see SPORTS, page 2C


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batch, so she flew to Parsons for a hand delivery. “A gentleman from Arkansas had 1,580 rolls of Kodachrome that he brought in for processing,” Steinle says. Jim DeNike, a 53-yearold railroad worker, had been photographing trains for years but hadn’t developed them. The bill was $15,798 for about 50,000 slides. “He had to borrow from his father’s retirement account to pay for the processing,” Steinle says. Kodachrome, manufactured by Kodak from 1935 to 2009, was the first massmarketed color film. Professional photographers favored it for its archival quality and its saturated color palette. If you weren’t photographing with it, you were a witness to its images. Abraham Zapruder’s 486 frames of Kodachrome 8mm film captured the assassination of President Kennedy. For most of its history it was the film of choice for National Geographic magazine. Bill Snead, Lawrence, former editor and photographer at the Journal-World, Washington Post and National Geographic, is familiar with the famous film in the yellow box. “When you shot Kodachrome, you had no latitude for error,” Snead says. “There was one exact exposure, and all others made your slide too light or too dark. There was no Photoshop to lighten or darken your slide. You either had it or you didn’t.” But the unique color quality of the film could save an assignment. Like the time Snead used 50 ASA Kodachrome to photograph a fashion model on a hotel rooftop. “The only ambient light I could find to use was an exit sign over a doorway,” Snead recalls. Mixing the dim light sources in a long exposure shot, Snead captured an image chosen best fashion photo in that year’s Pictures of the Year competition. Kansas native Jim Richardson, Lindsborg, a photojournalist working primarily for National Geographic, recalls his early days with Kodachrome and the anticipation of a postman delivering yellow boxes

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THE LAST ROLL of Kodak’s Kodachrome film was at Dwayne’s Photo Service in Parsons, the last lab in the world capable of developing the film. Once considered the premier color film in the world, the evolution of digital photography led to the demise of the classic film.

When you shot Kodachrome, you had no latitude for error. There was one exact exposure, and all others made your slide too light or too dark. There was no Photoshop to lighten or darken your slide. You either had it or you didn’t.” — Bill Snead, former editor and photographer for the Lawrence JournalWorld, Washington Post and National Geographic in the mail. “Then the rush to open the box, full of hope that I had somehow, miraculously, done something right and a fantastic image awaited me,” Richardson says. “It was sharp, and pictures looked important when shot on Kodachrome.” The last roll of Kodachrome was given to freelance photographer Steve McCurry in 2009. A National Geographic film crew documented McCurry as he traveled the world photographing the 36 frames. He ended up at Dwayne’s for processing. “He shot a portrait of Robert De Niro in New York

and a remote tribe of migrant herders in India,” Steinle says, who got to witness McCurry edit his work. McCurry noted how the herder’s vanishing way of life because of new technology was analogous to what had happened to Kodachrome. Appropriately, McCurry’s last Kodachrome moment was captured at Parson’s oldest cemetery. National Geographic plans a spring TV special on McCurry’s last roll. Digital images now match Kodachrome quality, and the charm of the bright yellow box has faded. Even Paul Simon’s plea, “Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away,” from his 1973 hit song can’t save the film. “I don’t pine for Kodachrome,” Richardson says. “I remember it fondly, but photographic technology has forged ahead, and our modern digital cameras eclipse anything we could produce back then.” Business at Dwayne’s Photo continues, but the end of Kodachrome marks a significant milestone. “The disappearance of Kodachrome has resonated with photographers and people in the photographic community in a way that no other film has,” Steinle says. “This has been a unique

Sports Illustrated swimsuit models apparently the strong, silent types partner’s dismay. So, as difficult as it would be to relinquish verbal control over our relationship, I would try my best to do it. Because everyone deserves a break, once in a while. Even middle-aged bikini oglers. My valiant effort lasted exactly three hours. I tried. I attempted to stay on the couch and go with the flow. But soon, I was following him around, miming orders like a deranged Marcel Marceau. “What is it?” he cried, for the hundredth time. “What do you want?” I gestured madly. Pointing to my throat. Chugging an imaginary glass of water. Falling dramatically to the floor. “Are you thirsty? Your water’s right there on the counter!” I shook my head violently and shoved three fingers in his face. “OK, OK! Three words!” he sputtered, because he loves Charades so much. “First word. Sounds like …. “ Animatedly, I pointed to the bottom of my shoe. “Feet. No? Sneakers. No? I know! Sole! You want filet of sole for dinner, right?” Head shaking, I gestured toward the dog’s feet. “Mud!” he said. “Yes? YES! OK, sounds like mud. Thud…crud….dud…flood…sp ud!?! That’s it. SPUD! You want potatoes with your fish, right?” My head was swaying

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wildly now. I shot him the peace sign. “OK. Second word. Whatever...” I squeezed my head with both hands, as if in a vice. “Pain! No? Headache? You have a headache. No? Oh, oh! It’s that freaky painting right? What is it? ‘The Scream!’ You’re doing ‘The Scream!’ Of course! OK, mud-scream….spud-team… flood-beam….crud-theme…” I couldn’t take it anymore. “Blood pressure medicine!” I squawked in his ear. “I need you to pick up my blood pressure medicine at Walgreens!” “Why didn’t you just show me the empty bottle?” he asked. “You’re such a drama que…” “Stop!” I rasped, breaking the silence. “I can’t do this. Vocal cords be damned. There is no mute button here. I don’t DO mum!” He shuffled out of the room, muttering something about needing a nap before the drugstore run. The door to the bedroom clicked shut.

Glancing at the coffee table, I noticed a void where the swimsuit edition once lay. I was tempted, but I decided not to press the issue. This was a man whose brief trip to the Promised Land had been cut short by an alpha-female Chatty Cathy. He needed quality time with women who couldn’t talk back. I would give him that. For, at least, 15 minutes. And, perhaps, a new reciprocating saw for his birthday. —Cathy Hamilton is a public relations and marketing consultant, author of 16 books and blogger at boomergirl.com Contact her at cathy@boomergirl.com.

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event with Kodachrome that I don’t think will ever happen again.” The last frame on the last processed roll of Kodachrome was shot by Grant’s father, Dwayne. It was the staff of Dwayne’s outside the business, all wearing their special yellow Kodachrome shirts. Kodachrome: 1935-2010. Colorful to the end. Go online to this column and see videos on Dwayne’s Photo and staff videos on their experience photographing with Kodachrome. — Chief Photographer Mike Yoder can be reached at 832-7141.

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Charles Kelly, volunteer at Watkins Community Museum, Lawrence “I’m reading the latest ‘Star Trek’ book by Dayton Ward. It’s the next generation after ‘Nemesis.’”

Richard Dyer, retired, Lawrence “’When The Tide Rises’ by David Drake. I like books that are well written and have a good story. It’s part of a series I’ve been reading.”

Mike Bequette, engineer, Lee’s Summit, Mo. “’The Grand Slam: Bobby Jones, America, and the Story of Golf’ by Mark Frost. It’s about golf, and Bobby Jones is the main guy. It’s a good book if you’re into that kind of thing.”

The issue of race relations has been a fixture in the life of Annette Gordon-Reed for as long as she can remember. “When you grow up in the South, the issue of race is permanent,” said GordonReed, who was raised in Texas during the peak of the civil-rights movement and went on to become a leading historian of slavery in the United States. Gordon-Reed’s personal awareness of the nation’s history of racial tension, combined with her interest in the birth of the United States, has found its way into her career as a writer and as a professor of law and history. Two of her books have dealt with the African-American Hemings family, who were both slaves and blood relations of Thomas Jefferson. GordonReed won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in History for her 2008 book, “The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.” Gordon-Reed’s latest book, “Andrew Johnson: The American Presidents Series / The 17th President, 1865-1869” (Times Books, $23), touches on issues of race as she examines Johnson’s role in putting the nation back together after the Civil War. In one sense, Andrew Johnson’s life was a tale of success. He rose from illiterate tailor’s apprentice to become president of the United States. “One of the things that I wanted to come across in this book was that he was a person of tenacity and perseverance,” Gordon-Reed said in a phone interview from her home in New York. “It’s a very American story. It’s hard to imagine that a person of his standing would rise to the highest office in the land, but he did.” But his life was also a story of failure. Focusing on Johnson’s presidency, GordonReed aims to show how illsuited Johnson was both to succeed Abraham Lincoln,

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More folks might sign up for philosophy 101 if they knew the truth about philosophers. Or so Andrew Shaffer suggests in his new book, “Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love” (Harper Perennial, $12.99 paper), a wry collection of tales about the love lives of the Western world’s greatest thinkers, in all their fumbling, adulterous, lecherous glory. There’s Jean-Jacques Rousseau (a flasher), JeanPaul Sartre (adopted his mistress), Simone de Beauvoir

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ANDREW JOHNSON, shown in this portrait circa 1860, served as vice president under President Abraham Lincoln and later became the 17th president of the United States. one of America’s greatest presidents, and to heal a nation that the Civil War had torn apart. She argues that by attempting to reconcile with Southern whites, Johnson abandoned millions of newly freed slaves and lost the trust of congressional leaders. “Johnson is considered one of the worst presidents,” Gordon-Reed said. “The interesting thing is that he was a talented man.” Gordon-Reed said that it was hard to assess how the United States would have fared if Johnson had never become president. She speculated, however, that the eco-

nomic conditions of African Americans would be very different today. “It takes generations to build wealth and economic stability,” she said. “All of this was delayed for a very long time.” This is Gordon-Reed’s fifth book. In addition to the volume on the Hemings family, she is the author of “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy” (1997); “Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir” (2001); and “Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History” (2002). Gordon-Reed said the process of writing Andrew Johnson was different from

writing her Jefferson/Hemings biographies, because Johnson left few written records. In contrast, Jefferson left about 17,000 letters. “It’s hard to get at the essence of the man,” she said. “The issues of the day are more interesting than he is as a person.” Now that she is finished with the Johnson biography, Gordon-Reed is at work on another book about the Hemings family, two volumes of a Jefferson biography, and a collaborative book about Jefferson’s intellectual development. “I have the next 10 years planned out for me,” she said.

(adopted her alleged mistress) and Louis Althusser, who (accidentally, mind you) strangled his wife in her sleep. Shaffer, who lives in Iowa, runs a greeting-card company, the Order of St. Nick. Q. What sparked this idea? A. It started with Friedrich Nietzsche. I was really into Nietzsche, before college. Jim Morrison, Marilyn Manson, all these rock stars would reference Nietzsche. So I read some of his works. They’re pretty interesting, but you get the idea this guy’s a little ... crazy.

Q. Of the 37 philosophers you profile, who’s the worst? A. Rousseau fathered five children with this one woman — a seamstress — and told her they had to give up the children to orphanages, because they weren’t married and that would bring shame on ... her. Not him. Her. He also flashed women in alleyways — and wrote about it. I mean, basically, he was like a combination of Tiger Woods and Brett Favre. Q. Althusser’s no prize either. A. He was a 30-year-old virgin who had sex, broke down and had to have elec-

troshock therapy. That’s a good indication that maybe this isn’t for you. But he got married, then at the end of their relationship, something like 40 years, he accidentally strangled her — or at least that’s what he says. He wrote his autobiography (and it’s) fairly disturbing to read his account of it. I’ve had some people say, “I don’t know if I should read your book, I’m not that smart. I didn’t take any of those classes in college.” But this is a human interest story. You don’t need schooling for that. I usually say, “Hey, it has pictures in it.”

‘Pleasure Bound’ explores Victorian sexuality

Amy Dickey, painter for KU, Lawrence “’The Bride Quartet’ series by Nora Roberts. It’s about these By Michelle Wiener Associated Press Writer friends, and they all end up falling in love and getting “Pleasure Bound: Victorian married at the end.” Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism” focuses on a small crosssection of Victorian culture: a group known as the Aesthetes whose members included the Pre-Raphaelite painters (of whom Dante Gabriel Rossetti is perhaps the best known) and a group that called itself the Cannibal Club, founded by the explorer Richard Burton as an offshoot of the Anthropological Society. Deborah Lutz’s study follows two main ideas: First, that most of the 19th centu-

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Great at philosophy, not so great at love Joseph Scalet, chemical engineering major, Lawrence “I’ve been reading Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower.’ It kind of has elements from all his different books in there. It’s kind of a post-apocalyptic Western setting.”

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ry’s overtly sexual material, whether in visual or prose form, came from these groups; second, that the willingness of these men to push the limits of social propriety and study, almost empirically, what was considered then sexually deviant, is at the heart of their creativity. Lutz explains her attraction to these often overlapping groups and what they came to stand for: “I found in them

something so rare today among artists and writers: a will to collaborate. Conviviality sparked inspiration for their work; shared rooms in houses and studios kept a seriousness of creative intent circulating.” For Lutz, then, exploring their radical approaches to sexuality and eroticism is meant as a way of recovering an approach to creative work all but lost to us in the 21st century.

“Pleasure Bound” is clearly and smartly written and provides interesting and, yes, titillating accounts of Victorian pornography, from the anonymous “My Secret Life” diary to letters to the poet Algernon C. Swinburne’s proclivity for flagellation. However, a great deal of the book is devoted to close readings of poetry and paintings with which the majority of readers may not be immediately familiar, suggesting that this book may be unfortunately of interest only to other scholars and enthusiasts of the Victorian period.

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Mick Ranney doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to stay quiet about the art of the silent film. Ranney, the owner of Footprints, 1339 Mass., is sponsoring his second showing of a silent film with a screening of â&#x20AC;&#x153;The General,â&#x20AC;? starring native Kansan Buster Keaton and featuring accompaniment by the Mont Alto Orchestra. The screening, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., will benefit the Kansas Silent Film Festival, which runs Friday through Sunday in Topeka. Ranney says he started the Footprints Silent Film Series because, having been to both the Kansas Silent Film Festival in Topeka and the Buster Keaton Celebration in Iola, he thought

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What: Buster Keatonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Generalâ&#x20AC;? with live accompaniment by the Mont Alto Orchestra When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Where: The Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Ticket info: $14 per ticket, www.footprints.com Lawrence needed its own silent film event. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just thought Lawrence should have something like that, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been eager to go to something like that and wanting it to happen and I just thought, well ... if I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do it, then whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to?â&#x20AC;? says the silent film buff. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So, I figured, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Well, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do it.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;?

The seriesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; first event was a showing of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Metropolisâ&#x20AC;? last fall, a screening that sold out and had to turn away patrons at the door. Ranney is hoping to duplicate that success and give the film festival a nice sum. He says he thinks â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Generalâ&#x20AC;? is the perfect movie to achieve that goal because it showcases the best silent films have to offer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Of Buster Keatonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s films, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d probably say it ranks at the top of most peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lists,â&#x20AC;? Ranney says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is absolutely fabulous. It cost a ton of money to make in that time period. The attention to detail was extreme â&#x20AC;&#x201D; thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a train crash in it in which they got an antique train from that era and crashed it on this collapsing bridge that was on fire. They got it all in one take. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was at the height of his career.â&#x20AC;?

And though the movie is readily available on the Internet and has been shown on Turner Classic Movies, Ranney says thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nothing like seeing it the way Keaton probably envisioned it â&#x20AC;&#x201D; on the big screen with live music. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The experience of seeing it on a big screen with an orchestra is so vastly more satisfying than seeing it on a tiny screen on a TV with little speakers,â&#x20AC;? Ranney says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I mean, it is such a cool deal. The seats at the Lawrence Arts Center are really great, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plenty of leg room, the acoustics are great â&#x20AC;&#x201D; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the perfect way to see it.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.

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ARTS NOTES Spencer Consort plans concert today The Spencer Consort will present a concert titled â&#x20AC;&#x153;Earth, Water, Fire, and Airâ&#x20AC;? at 2:30 p.m. today at the Spencer Museum of Art Central Court. The featured work is â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Elementsâ&#x20AC;? by French Baroque composer Jean-FĂŠry Rebel (1666-1747), a suite that evokes the classical four elements in picturesque ways. Other composers represented on the concert include Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Johann Friedrich Fasch (16881758), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) and Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880), among others. The Spencer Consort plays on instruments like those in use during the 17th and 18th centuries. Its members include Baroque flutists John Boulton and Joy Laird, harpsichordist Elizabeth Berghout and Baroque cellist Paul Laird. Guest musicians for this performance include alto recorder player Bailey Pike and Baroque cellist Hsun Lin. The concert is free and open to the public.

Raven Bookstore announces readings â&#x20AC;&#x153;Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts,â&#x20AC;? will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St. Performers will be Kate Lorenz, prose; Kim Condon, playwright, and Eric McHenry, poetry. Condon is a Lawrence native and Kansas University graduate. Her poetry has appeared in Dystopia Magazine, and her short story, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I Knew Toby Bergen,â&#x20AC;? won an Editorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prize for short fiction in the ScissorTale Review. She was also a finalist in the 43rd annual Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in their 10-minute play competition. Lorenz, Lawrence, is the editor of Parcel. Her work has been published in the Denver Quarterly and Everyday Genius, and by Blue Hour Press and Small Fires Press. McHenry, a Topeka resident, teaches English at Washburn University. He is the author of Potscrubber Lullabies (Waywiser Press, 2006). His poems have appeared in The New Republic, Poetry Northwest, Harvard Review, Orion, The Guardian (U.K.) and Slate, and he has been a poetry critic for the New York Times Book Review since 2001.

KU alumnus returns for piano concert Pianist and composer Amir Khosrowpour will return to his alma mater to perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Swarthout Recital Hall on Kansas Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s campus. Khosrowpour will perform a work of his own titled â&#x20AC;&#x153;DanceTown, USA,â&#x20AC;? as well as works by Haydn, William Horne, Tristan Perich, David Broome and Schumann. Khosrowpour has performed most recently in a monthlong exhibition at the Museum of

Modern Art in New York. A resident of New York City, Khosrowpour has worked with composers and performers in many new-music groups, including Red Light New Music, Ensemble Pamplemousse, JACK Quartet and TRANSIT. He also is a company member of The Actors Company Theatre, having written music for their highly successful off-Broadway production of Alan Ayckbournâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bedroom Farce,â&#x20AC;? and for several of their Salon Series productions. The event is free and open to the public.

Soloists perform with Free State orchestra Six soloists will perform with the Free State Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school auditorium, 4700 Overland Drive. Soloists are Caitlin Laird, voice; Liesel Reussner, oboe; Victoria Gilman, voice, and Adriane Dick, flute. Program highlights include solo selections by Mozart and Bach. The orchestra will be performing Telemannâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Don Quixote Suite and Lisztâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2nd Hungarian Rhapsody. Lynn Basow will direct the orchestra.

KU Theatre announces â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Beauxâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Stratagemâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; The University of Kansas Theatre will stage George Farquharâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restoration comedy, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Beauxâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Stratagem,â&#x20AC;? adapted by Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and March 4-5, and at 2:30 p.m. March 6, in the Crafton-Preyer Theatre. In the play, two young gentlemen find their money spent, so their only alternative is to marry money or to sell their swords for the wars. Down to their last 200 pounds, they conceive a shrewd plan where one plays the fine lord, the other his servant, as they travel through small towns to entrap young heiresses, steal their money and move on. The winner will then split half of his share with the other. Directed and choreographed by John Staniunas, associate professor of theatre, the play features musical direction by Ryan McCall, University Theatre accompanist, who composed seven original songs for the score for the production. Scenic and costume design is by Delores Ringer, associate professor of theater; lighting design is by Kristina Banton, Olathe senior, and hair and wig design is by Jim Grimes of Headmasters of Lawrence. Tickets are $18 for the public, with discounts for students, seniors, and KU faculty and staff. Call 864-3982 or visit kutheatre.com. A free matinee for Kansas high schools is set for 1 p.m. March 3.

Theatre Lawrence announces auditions Theatre Lawrence will hold auditions for â&#x20AC;&#x153;To Kill a Mockingbirdâ&#x20AC;? at 7 p.m. Monday and

Tuesday the theater, 1501 N.H. Based on the Pulitzer Prizewinning novel by Harper Lee, the play tells a story based on events that took place in the South of the 1930s. Scout and her brother, Jem, are being raised by their widowed father, Atticus, and by a strongminded housekeeper, Calpurnia. A lawyer, Atticus is appointed to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman. The children struggle to understand what is happening as the other citizens of the town turn against them. Atticus fights his legal battle with a result that is part-defeat, part-triumph. Roles are available for a large, diverse cast. Three roles are available for children who can play ages 8-13. A Southern dialect in not necessary for auditions. This celebrated story about race in America will be under the direction of Piet Knetsch. Show dates are April 8-23. Scripts may be checked out from the theatre office with a $10 deposit. The production will partner with a number of community outreach events sponsored by the Lawrence Public Library, the Dole Institute for Politics and many others.

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Kitsch can fetch top dollar By Terry Kovel

“Kitsch” is a term that refers to something that’s overly sentimental or vulgar or in just plain poor taste. Paintings on velvet of Elvis Presley, plastic pink flamingos and hula girl statues were all once considered kitsch — and laughable. But tastes change, and today some of these things are now acceptable collectibles, although you would not expect to see them in an art museum. It is the humor in an example of kitsch that makes it interesting and gives it a place among collectibles. The hula girl is a tourist symbol of Hawaii, and the related dolls, lamps, paintings, grass skirts and leis are collected. Pink flamingo garden figures, a symbol of Florida to most Americans, are sold in all parts of the country. Kitsch is the opposite of conservative taste, and sometimes it takes many years before it is not laughed at. Those who bought funny 1880 advertising posters for quack medicines or figurines of exotic dancing girls in the 19th-century art-nouveau style are now seeing some of their “outlandish” choices displayed as art. Many art-nouveau bronze dancers bring high prices today. So if you dare, collect what appeals to you even if it is kitsch. Tastes change, and prices change, too.

Q:

Please tell me the difference between the Miss America depression glass sherbet plate and the coaster. I notice the coaster is higher priced, but pictures I have don’t show me the difference in the two pieces.

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MICA WILLIS of Baldwin City has some large tropical plants in her home. AT LEFT, from top to bottom, is an 8-foot elephant ear plant, an orchid blooming in her sun room, and the leaves of a Night blooming jasmine vine.

Exotic plants brighten home in winter A

lthough there are plenty of different reasons to grow plants inside your home, I think Baldwin City resident Mica Willis expresses it the best. “I just have an awful time in winter not being able to get outside,” Willis says, “and this has been an awful winter for it. The plants help me through.” Willis’ plants would comfort many gardeners. An elephant ear measuring 6 feet tall, flanked by almost-as-tall diffienbachias, is the focal point of the living room. The elephant ear’s giant leaves make the plant seem almost tree-like. Elephant ears are more often planted outdoors in spring, allowed to die back at frost and overwintered as bulbs. Willis instead planted the bulb in a large pot and moved the whole thing inside for winter. “It usually blooms about now, but it got so huge that I had to transplant it this year,” she says. The plant is about 5 years old. The real collection is in

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another room, though. Willis is lucky enough to have a space with windows on three sides, facing east, south and west. Large trees in her yard and at the neighbor’s keep the room from getting absolute direct sunlight, but the natural light quality is still great for a gardener. Night-blooming jasmine or Jessamine (Cestrum nocturnum) is the largest plant in Willis’ plant room. In nature, it is a large, sprawling evergreen shrub with vinelike branches. It cannot survive Kansas winters, but it likes the heat and light of Kansas summers, so Willis moves it outside with the elephant ear each spring.

“It’s wonderful,” Willis says of the night-blooming jasmine. “It perfumes my whole yard.” About 8 feet tall now, the plant must be cut back often to keep it under control. Less noticeable (only because it wasn’t in bloom when I visited) but still beautiful is a large bird-of-paradise. The glossy green leaves are a nice contrast to the other plants nearby. When in bloom, the flowers truly resemble some sort of brilliantly hued tropical bird. Willis beams a bit when she looks at the bird-of-paradise that she found at her mother’s four or five years ago. “I set it out in the sun all summer, and about October it gets buds. Right about the time it blooms is when everything outside is getting really gloomy and dark.” Rounding out the center of the room is a ficus tree that seems amazingly healthy. (Ficus are notorious for dropping leaves even when being pampered.) Plant stands in the windows hold a blooming orchid, Bougainvillea, a white poinset-

tia, dwarf papyrus, Christmas cactus, a Hoya plant and an unusual Bromeliad, among others. Willis recommends starting to fertilize tropical plants as soon as the days begin to lengthen and to follow label directions for frequency and amount. Continue fertilizing through the spring and summer, but give the plants a rest when they are not actively growing in the fall and winter. Also, Willis says moving large plants in and out of a house is not an easy task. Willis’ husband, Jay, is a big help with plant transport, especially with some additional plants that go to the second floor of their home each year. Even with the snow gone, the view outside the windows is very bleak in comparison to the green of Willis’ plants. “I just get surprised by this stuff. I don’t know for sure what they’ll do, but that’s the fun of it.” —Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension. She can be reached at 843-7058.

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The Miss America coaster and sherbet plate are the same size, 5 3/4 inches in diameter, but the coaster has six raised ridges to support a drinking glass. Miss America pattern was made by Hocking Glass Co. of Lancaster, Ohio, from 1935 to 1938. The coaster was made in crystal (clear glass) and pink. The sherbet plate was made in crystal ($3), pink ($9), green ($8) and Royal Ruby. The coasters are worth more than sherbet plates of the same color, but the Royal Ruby sherbet plate ($60) is worth the most. Reproductions have been made of some Miss America pieces.

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THIS 26-INCH-HIGH table lamp with a hula girl base is a kitsch joke. When the girl “dances,” her fringed skirt shakes. The 1940s lamp, very collectible now, auctioned for $500 at a fall Conestoga auction in Manheim, Pa.

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Lawrence Journal-World 02-20-11