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Commission to hear comments on task force report Tuesday By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Trash — it’s everywhere. But when it comes to how cities deal with the trash their residents produce, about the only thing for certain is that they all deal with it somehow. Some cities require residents to use carts. Others still allow old-fashioned bags or cans. Some cities have trash departments run by the city. Others have a laissez-faire system where private haulers can come in and compete for your business. Some allow you to throw your glass clippings in the trash. Others require you to recycle yard waste. On Tuesday, Lawrence city commissioners will dive into the world of trash. Commissioners will hold a study session with the city’s Solid Waste Task Force, and they are scheduled at their 6:35 p.m. meeting to take public comment on the task force’s final report. Commissioners on Tuesday aren’t expected to make any final decisions on changes to the city’s system, but they will likely debate the subject for at least weeks to come.

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MATT JONES, CO-OWNER OF STRUCT/RESTRUCT CLIMBS TO THE ROOF during a workday Feb. 17 on one of their latest restoration and remodeling projects at 925 Del. Jones and the crew at Struct/Restruct have added a new dimension to remodeling by adding modern additions to older Lawrence homes while maintaining the integrity of the initial design. BELOW: An image of a proposed project at 1235 N.Y.

East Lawrence homes spruced up with modern, unique appearances By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

If these walls at 1109 N.Y. could talk, they could tell you how they once showed mercy on an entire construction crew. The old 1860s home on New York Street, you see, had a few problems. For one, it had a floor that probably only a skateboarder would appreciate. It sloped 7 inches from one side of the house to the other.

It didn’t exactly take Matt Jones or Eric Jay of Lawrence-based Struct/ Restruct to assume the role of Sherlock Holmes to know they were going to have to get at this house’s foundation if they wanted to save it. And make no mistake, Jones and Jay want to save houses. So they did what some remodelers have never done in their lives: they Image courtesy of Struct/Restruct

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With that in mind, the Journal-World gathered information about how other communities run their trash programs. We picked communities that were either close by, a university community, or, in the case of Emporia, because Lawrence’s director of public works oversaw the revamping of Emporia’s trash system more than a decade ago. Here’s a look at the trash landscape, so to speak:

Lawrence Type: City-owned-andoperated trash service Rate: $14.94 per month for weekly residential trash service. Curbside recycling: Not offered by the city. Private haulers offer various services. Carts: Not mandated. Cans and bags are allowed. Trash trucks: Most trash trucks operate with a three-person crew. Yard waste: Weekly, curbside service offered in spring, winter and fall. Included in monthly base rate. Residents pay for the service regardless of whether they use it. Please see TRASH, page 7A

12 years after sexual assault, suspect found and will stand trial By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

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On a Saturday night in February 2000, a 16-yearold Ottawa girl was being set up on a blind date. Once the girl ended her

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shift at 8 p.m. at the Ottawa Walmart, she’d meet her friends in the parking lot, where she’d be introduced to a boy. She never made it. Instead, the girl was kidnapped, sexually assaulted and beaten by an unknown white male. For more than a decade, the girl and authorities had no answers.

Ottawa Police Chief Dennis Butler said investigators checked all leads, but the case went cold. On several occasions, the girl would spot someone at Walmart or hear a voice she recognized as her attacker. She’d report it to police, but none of the suspects panned out. But the 2003 arrest of a

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She’d be meeting her boyfriend, who was bringing along another boy, and they’d be going on a double date that Saturday night with her friend who worked at Walmart, according to testimony at a First attempt November Franklin CounAn Ottawa teenager ty preliminary hearing. drove to the Walmart She pulled in the parkparking lot Feb. 19, 2000. ing lot and waited for trucker — caught smuggling 500 pounds of marijuana along with tomatoes in a semitrailer on the East Coast — would eventually lead police to a suspect 10 years after the assault.

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her friend, who was supposed to end her shift at 8 p.m. While she waited, a scruffy looking man in a black hooded sweatshirt approached the girl’s car and tried to get in on the driver’s side. The door was locked. The startled teenager started the car and

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DEATHS WILLIAM EARL BECKMAN A Celebration of Life for William Earl Beckman, 91, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Community of Christ Church in Lawrence. Private entombment will be at the Memorial Park Garden Mausoleum in Lawrence. He passed into the loving arms of His Heavenly Father on Friday, February 24, 2012 at Pioneer Ridge in Lawrence. He was born September 25, 1920 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Lester R. & Sarah Pettit Beckman. During the 30’s, his family moved to Paddockwood to farm. It is here where he met and later married Alietha Aspvik on March 11, 1942. A month after his marriage, he was off to serve his country; first on the west coast and then to England. After returning from World War II, he began farming with his brother, Ken. Besides farming, Earl, Ken and their families ran a saw mill, and built and renovated houses in the area. In September, 1963, Earl, Alietha and family moved to Lawrence. He worked for Norris Brothers, American Electric and then Stanion Electric before retiring. Earl’s belief in Christ and his family have always been the main emphasis for him. He was pastor of the Community of Christ congregations at Paddockwood, Saskatch-

ewan, and Tonganoxie, Kansas. He is survived by his wife Alietha, of the home. Also, three Beckman children; Bill & Sharon (Justice) Beckman of Overland Park, KS, Christine & Leon Winters and Marilyn & Verlon Myers of Lawrence, KS. He is also survived by a brother, Ken Beckman of Prince Albert Saskatchewan, seven grandchildren, Martin & Ruth (Todd) Beckman of Michigan; Stacy & Eric Ruvalcava of Overland Park, KS, Kelly & Chris Turner of Wichita, KS, Michelle Myers of Lawrence, Lori Howard of Lawrence, James & Jennifer (Adams) Myers of Lawrence, William Lee & Sarah (Smith) Myers of Hutchinson, KS and fourteen great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his son, Clifford, his parents and his sister, Nina Smith. The family suggests memorials in his name to the Community of Christ Church, the Pilot Club, and Grace Hospice, which may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Online condolences may be sent to www. warrenmcelwain.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

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punched it in reverse in a panic as the man ran off. The girl got a hurried look at the man and would later describe him to a sketch artist. A few moments later, the girl saw the man driving the car of the friend who worked at the store. The car darted out of the parking lot.

Drug smuggling As Ralph Edward Corey, then 43, and his father, Manuel Corey, 76, approached a weigh station on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County, Va., on March 15, 2003, their semitrailer made a hurried and illegal U-turn in the median, according to media reports. The younger Corey, on federal probation for a 2002 counterfeiting conviction, had reason to be nervous of the coming weigh station. F o r starters, the trailer they were hauling was 2,500 p o u n d s overweight, Ralph Corey the brakes and lights were defective, and the driver’s log was outdated. Then there was the marijuana. Along with 44,000 pounds of green tomatoes, the trailer was packed with 500 pounds of marijuana, which had a $2.3 million street value, and about $17,000 in cash. A driver who witnessed the suspicious U-turn called police, who caught up with the truck a few miles down the road. Despite attempts to conceal the marijuana odor, which included the use of mustard and cellophane wrap, drug-sniffing dogs ferreted out the drugs. !"On March 14, Lawrence ! Judy Bellome, chief Corey would tell police Medical Managers, a group executive officer for the marijuana was picked for health care adminisDouglas County Visiting up near Tucson, Ariz., and trators, employees and Nurses, recently attended brought across the bormanagers will host a lunch the National Home Care der from Mexico in backseminar on “Healthcare: and Hospice Strategic Plan- packs. Corey also said his Where Are We? Where ning Congress meeting in elderly father had no idea Are We Going?” The event, Orlando, Fla. The two-day the truck was filled with which is open to the public, conference was a planning drugs. Regardless, Manwill be from 11:30 a.m. to meeting for 200 invited uel received a two-year 1 p.m. at Maceli’s, 1031 guests to discuss issues prison sentence for drug N.H., and will include lunch. and develop strategies to trafficking as part of a plea Kansas Insurance Commis- address challenges facing bargain. sioner Sandy Praeger, will home health, hospice and Ralph also pleaded guilty discuss the latest in health private duty care. and was sentenced to 20 !"Celebration Party Rent- years in prison on two drug care reform and how it may als Inc. has opened a show- trafficking charges. affect Lawrence families room in the historic 500 and local businesses and He’d serve seven years Locust Building in North organizations, and what in the Virginia prison Lawrence. The company Kansans should expect. system before being sent Cost for the event is $12 for has been in business for 25 back to the federal prison members, $15 for nonmem- years in Kansas City, and its system to finish his senlocal showroom will serve bers. Deadline register is tence on the 2002 counThursday. To register or for Lawrence, Topeka and terfeiting charges. eastern Johnson County. more information, email In January 2011, Corey Celebration Party Rentals maustin@haasaandlong. was visited at the Safford specializes in partnercom or register online at Federal Correctional Ining with venues, caterers lawrencemm.org. stitute in southeastern in ! Ann Lopez has joined and event planners. The Arizona by Rick Geist, a Health Care Access showroom is open Mon30-year veteran of the OtClinic as the premier social day through Friday and tawa Police Department, worker/patient navigator. by appointment. For more who had some questions Lopez received a bachelor’s information, call 856-3050 for Corey about a decadeof social welfare at Daemen or visit celebrateks.com. old crime. ! The Lawrence ChamCollege in Amherst, N.Y., in December 1998. She moved ber of Commerce is hosting The attack The 16-year-old Ottaa second “Eggs and Isto Lawrence and earned a sues” session of the 2012 wa girl ended her shift at master’s degree in social Walmart. The plan was to work with a focus in health legislative session. Local meet up with some friends legislators will participate. care and gerontology. for a blind date. She got in The event, which will be Lopez, who has provided her car but didn’t lock it. at 8 a.m. Saturday in the mental health services in An unknown man, who Douglas County through in- Eldridge Hotel Crystal Balldividual and group therapy, room, 701 Mass., is open to had just moments before the public. Registration is tried to get into the girl’s is licensed at the clinical required by calling 865friend’s car, opened the level in Kansas and Misdoor, began punching her 4411. souri. in the face and threw the girl in the backseat after

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central Kansas man has been sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for killing his wife. Judge Jerome Hellmer on Friday sentenced Davin R. Sprague to the “hard 50,” which is a life sentence with no possibility of parole for 50 years. Sprague, of rural Saline County, was found guilty of first-degree murder in September in the death of his 28-year-old wife, Kandi Sprague.

Expert: Offender ‘has quite a history’ Stephen Thompson, director of Sexual Aggression Services at Central Michigan University and a sexual assault profiler, said the type of assault reported in this case is likely the work of an offender who’s committed a series of other such crimes. “I’ve got to believe he has quite a history,” Thompson said. “I’d bet my mortgage on it.” Thompson noted the predatory nature of the alleged assault — a stranger nabbed in public — isn’t often the first offense a sex offender commits. placing a stocking cap over her face. The man took the wheel, drove the car out of the parking lot and turned the wrong way on a one-way section of U.S. Highway 59 before pulling into the parking lot of the Orscheln Farm and Home store down the street. “I was asking him who he was, where was he taking me, why he was taking me, where he was from, if he had kids, how old he was, what his name was; just anything to deter him from hurting me,” said the woman, now 28, at the November preliminary hearing. “He just told me to shut up and stop talking, and he kept repeating to shut up, or he was going to (expletive) kill me. It scared me to death.” The girl never saw a gun, but she felt an object during the attack that could have been a firearm. The man began telling the girl he had been watching her, and he knew her work schedule at Walmart. “It made me feel like he had been watching me for who knows how long. A very long time,” the woman testified. He climbed into the backseat and sexually assaulted the girl, who was able to get a glimpse of the man as the stocking cap on her head shifted during the attack. Afterward, the man climbed into the driver’s seat, drove to the Country Mart parking lot down the street and sexually assaulted the girl again. The man then drove the car to the nearby McDonald’s. He told the girl he was going to get a milkshake and instructed her to count to 100. Instead, the girl climbed into the driver’s seat, and, using the keys her attacker left behind, she drove herself to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, where she reported the attack. Inside the car, police found the stocking cap and a pair of gloves, both of which did not belong to the girl. The items were sent to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation lab for DNA testing, and the information was entered into CODIS, the national DNA database, in 2002. At the time, the database didn’t have a DNA profile match for the attacker.

And such offenders typically begin committing crimes in their 20s, ThompThompson son said, though the suspect in this case, Ralph Corey, was 43 at the time of the alleged assault. Thompson said law enforcement should be looking for other similar unsolved crimes that could be linked to one offender. — Shaun Hittle

DNA match In December 2010, Ottawa police were notified by the KBI that DNA from the 2000 sexual assault had produced a match in CODIS, identifying Ralph Corey as a suspect in the crime. Corey’s federal counterfeiting conviction is not an eligible offense for DNA testing in the federal system, but Corey’s 2004 drug trafficking convictions in Virginia are qualifying offenses under Virginia law. Corey’s DNA would’ve been taken and entered into CODIS in sometime around 2004. It’s not clear why it took six years to produce a match to the DNA collected in the 2000 Ottawa crime. KBI, FBI and the Virginia Department of Forensic Sciences officials said they don’t comment on specific cases. Armed with the DNA match information, Geist, the Ottawa police officer, traveled to Arizona and visited Corey in prison. Geist said Corey spoke barely above a whisper during the interview, according to court records. Corey told Geist that in 2000 he was working as an independent truck driver. Corey said little else, but a DNA swab taken at the prison confirmed the results from the DNA cold hit. Corey was transferred to the Franklin County Jail once his federal sentence expired in June. Defense According to court records, Corey’s court-appointed attorney, John Boyd, has been attempting to obtain gas card records from the trucking company — RAKAB Transportation Inc., based in Waterloo, Iowa — that Corey worked for in 2000. Such records could possibly show Corey was not in the Ottawa area when the crime occurred, but the defense was not able to produce such records at the November preliminary hearing. Boyd, Franklin County Attorney Heather Jones, and Ottawa police have declined further comment on the case, citing the pending trial. Corey is set to stand trial in Franklin County on June 19 on charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual battery and criminal threat.

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Screenwriter to sign Unused medication program raises concerns books, talk to students By Karrey Britt

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Since its inception in July 2009, the state’s Unused Medication Repository program has provided more than $6 million worth of unused drugs for free to Kansans who can’t afford them. While it’s being touted by lawmakers and state health leaders as a successful program that’s kept drugs out of landfills and is helping low-income Kansans, it also may be putting some Kansans at risk of medical complications. Lawrence pharmacist Jeff Sigler thinks some safety-net clinics may be misinterpreting the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy’s laws and regulations regarding the program. He said the law requires an on-site pharmacist to affix a label to each medication that is dispensed to a patient. The label must include a doctor’s name, patient name, drug name and directions. He thinks some clinics are dispensing drugs without all of the information or with information that’s not from a pharmacist. The other problem is some clinics may be dispensing the drugs as if they were samples. “Samples are meant to be given for a short period of time, maybe a week to see if they can tolerate it. So the chances of having a long-term medication error with samples is lower,” he said.

Program’s evolution Krista Postai, CEO of the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, has been involved with the program since it began. She said the problem is that the program has changed since the Legislature passed the Utilization of Unused Medications Act in 2008. It started as a program to allow nursing homes, mail-service pharmacies and medical care facilities to donate unused drugs to Federally Qualified Health Centers, indigent health care clinics and community mental health centers. To receive donations, clinics would deal directly with the donors and have pharmacists on site to oversee the dispensing of the medications. Postai said the Pittsburg clinic ran into glitches. When the clinic received its first boxes of unused medications from nearby nursing homes, most of the drugs were outdated or not marked appropriately. It was a time-consuming process to sort them. The clinic also began receiving large donations from mail-service pharmacies in bottles of 1,000 pills, which needed to be broken down into smaller supplies, and only a pharmacist can do that, which also is time-consuming. Those involved with implementing the program also learned many areas of Kansas don’t have a safety-net clinic, so nursing homes didn’t have a place to donate unused drugs. Then there were the clinics who received donations but couldn’t use them. So the Kansas Department of Health and Environment decided to provide about $140,000 in funding annually for the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, or CHC/SEK, to become a repository for the program. The money covers the salaries of a part-time pharmacist, a full-time coordinator and the costs for shipping. The way it works is that the donors and recipients sign up to participate in the program through the Board of Pharmacy and then can choose to participate in the repository. Through the repository, they can order drugs through an online system, and then they are shipped to them. But clinics still need to have an on-site pharmacist to place the appropriate labels on the medications and oversee the program.

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An author and screenwriter advises those aspiring to be a Hollywood writer to become comfortable with a tight deadline and to delineate thinking time from writing time. “When you’re on a TV show, you only have five days to write” in some cases, said Sterling Anderson, who has written for CBS’ “The Unit,” and NBC’s “Medium” and “Heist.” He got into the business after writing a screenplay and talking to an agent. His book, “Beyond Screenwriting,” is a howto guide for people interMike Yoder/Journal-World Photo ested in the craft. AnderEMILY COX HAS VOLUNTEERED TO JOIN HEARTLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER as son, who has also taught its pharmacist in charge to oversee the center’s involvement with the state’s Unused college screenwriting Medication Repository program. In this photo, she surveys some of the center’s curcourses, advises students rent medications in its pharmacy. to not be afraid of the rewriting process. “It’s been problematic. A opens up some doors that that the prescription flows “You’re in the business lot of the clinics have phar- we don’t want to open.” from the clinic to Pittsburg. macists who are there peNikki White, executive They fill the prescription riodically, but for them to director, said the clinic and have a pharmacist do actually go in and fill pre- still provides medications it there and then it goes to scriptions every day, they through samples and pa- the patient. That’s what we almost need to be there full tient assistance programs, are trying to get into place time, and that’s where we where the labels are al- next,” Billingsley said. are having the difficulties,” ready affixed to the drugs While there were talks said Debra Billingsley, ex- when sent to the clinic. last summer, there have ecutive secretary of the They also hand out as been no changes. Billingsley Kansas Board of Pharmacy. many low-cost prescrip- and Postai said there have tions as possible, but some- been more pressing issues Local impact times patients can’t afford and the system is working. Lawrence’s Health Care anything, and that’s where In 2011, 23 clinics used Access was one of the first the burden of not partici- the program to hand out safety-net clinics to sign pating in the program hits more than $1 million in up to use the clinic’s bottom line. unused medications. the state’s Billingsley said if a clinic Lawrence’s Heartland u n u s e d Community Health Center is found to be using the medication has a volunteer pharmacist program inappropriately, program. The clinic distrib- who will oversee its par- it would be educated first, uted 700 medications worth ticipation in the program. and if the problem continabout $60,830 to uninsured Heartland CEO Jon ued it would be told that it Douglas County residents, Stewart said there has can no longer participate. Layaway now! Plus shoe styles but then stopped using it been confusion about the “Each case is going to for every dress. last year after Sigler, which regulations, but the clinic be viewed individually, is the clinic’s pharmacist-in- will be adhering to the and I guess it would be The best selection is here charge, asked his pharmacy Board of Pharmacy’s rules. dependent upon exactly with hundreds of dresses in stock! inspector to look into the what they did that was inChanges coming? regulations. correct,” she said. Sizes 1-15! $7999 and up! Billingsley admits the reg“A red flag went up,” he — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be said. “I think for safety’s ulations need to be updated. “We are talking with reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog sake that once you start bypassing a pharmacist get- Pittsburg to do it more like can be found at WellCommons.com, and ting involved, I think that a mail-order situation so follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons. 9th & Massachusetts • 843-6360

to rewrite,” he said. “On every project, every movie, you’re rewriting.” He suggests studying shows with good writing, including “The West Wing,” “Dexter,” “The Sopranos” and “24.” Anderson is scheduled to be at The Wheel, 507 W. 14th St., from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday for a book-signing, and he also intends to speak to KU students during his visit to Lawrence. He will appear at The Wheel with Stephanie Dart, a KU alumna with whom Anderson wrote “Does He Cheat?” That book includes anonymous interviews with men who have cheated on their spouse and asks them to reveal the signs that their girlfriends or wives could have used to figure out they were cheating. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388.

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Sarah Plinsky, Douglas County employee, Lawrence “Definitely. I hope ‘The Help’ wins.”

Polly McInroy, unemployed, Oskaloosa “Yes, but I haven’t watched any of the movies.”

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AVION NELSON, 8, DRIBBLES AWAY from defenders during a three-on-three Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence basketball tournament organized by the Kansas University Sports Management Club on Saturday at Robinson Gymnasium on KU’s campus.

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More than 100 firstand second-graders decided to forgo watching cartoons or sleeping in Saturday to spend their morning playing basketball instead. Before 8 a.m., about a hundred children from the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence filed into Robinson Gymnasium, 1301 Sunnyside Ave., and waited for instructions. Soon the kids were pulling colored mesh jerseys on over their clothes. Then they were split into teams of three or four, and the court was divided piecemeal. Six to eight half-court games started simultaneously. “It’s organized chaos,” said Dakota Strange, president of Kansas University Sport Management Club, the group that organized the event. It was the third year for KU Sport Management to sponsor the youth basketball tournament. The 40-plus people involved began collecting money at the launch of the semester, scrambling to raise $850 within two weeks. Hy-Vee was the group’s main sponsor. In all, 10 different local companies contributed to the event. And surplus funds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence. Robinson Gymnasium was a cacophony of sneakers squeaking, basketballs drumming and children shrieking, squealing and giggling as they raced down the court and scrabbled for the ball. Among the secondgraders darting down the court was Taiya Smart, 8, who wore black shorts, and a white tank top, her blond hair tied back in a ponytail. It was Taiya’s first big basketball game. “I just started playing (basketball) in the second grade because I learned that I could do it,” she said. At the edge of the court was Marcia Smart, Taiya’s grandmother, who clutched a purse and

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LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • There were no incidents to report Saturday. 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.

PUMP PATROL Mindy Cruz, unemployed, Lawrence “No.”

Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., will host “A Christian Response to Immigration,” a talk and workshop led by Edith Rasell at 5:30 p.m. today in the Mayflower room of the church. Rasell is the United Church of Christ minister for economic justice, based in the UCC’s national headquarters in Cleveland. She will also lead a class on social justice from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. today in Room 201N of the church.

Boys and Girls Club members flaunt hoops skills in tournament

ON THE RECORD Doug McInroy, self-employed, Oskaloosa “No, but if I did, it’d be to root for John Wayne.”

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tracked Taiya’s feverish movement. Taiya’s interest in the game is new, but her enthusiasm is strong. In each of her games, Taiya locked her gaze onto the basketball. And when the ball moved, she moved. Also on the court was second-grader Aidan Flores, who wore glasses and a red mesh jersey so large it kept sliding down his right shoulder. Aidan played in the tournament last year and loved it. His mother, Aletha, said Aidan, 7, had been asking about the tournament since November. He was bursting with excitement Saturday. His favorite things about the day? “Playing and scoring and having fun,” he said. Aidan was one of seven boys representing Broken Arrow School. “There is a ton of people here, and it’s only firstand second-graders,” said MacKenzie Kerns, a team leader for Broken Arrow. “They were so excited for today, and they’re having a great time.” Jaden Hall, 7, said the day was not about winning — though he loves it when he wins. “There’s a lot of people to see, and it’s not all about the game,” Hall said. “It’s about fun.” By 9:30 a.m. Hall had already made four baskets, and he was feeling confident that he would make more. And if he didn’t, oh well. He was having fun. “There’s no clear winner and no trophies,” said Andy Kreigh, 22. “We didn’t want to emphasize a winning and a losing side. It’s just a fun and unique way to reach out the community … and get the kids active in a healthy, competitive environment.” The day of the tournament was also Kreigh’s 22nd birthday. And he couldn’t have imagined a better way to spend his day. “This is definitely one of the most unique, fun ways I’ve ever spent a birthday.”

HOSPITAL BIRTHS Joe and Ashley Lonnberg, Lawrence, a boy, Friday. Andrew and Sarah Meador, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday. Charles and Jessica Stewart, Lawrence, a boy, Saturday.

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ROGER BOYD, MANAGER OF THE BAKER WETLANDS SOUTH OF LAWRENCE, was honored Saturday in Salina as the Kansas Conservationist of the Year by the Kansas Wildlife Federation.

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Baker prof is Conservationist of Year By Elvyn Jones ejones@theworldco.com

Sitting at a table Friday morning, Roger Boyd concentrated on winding a small strip of paper to form a wheel for a model tractor. At 64 years of age, Boyd wasn’t building an elaborate model as some retirement hobby. The tractor is part of a display of the future Baker Wetlands Visitor Center. The center is to be built with money the Kansas Department of Transportation is providing for its intention for extending Kansas Highway 10 through a portion of the Baker Wetlands that Boyd has managed for the past 24 years. Ground will break on the project in the fall of 2013, and it should be finished a year later, Boyd said. “We’re assuming once we get the Visitor Center going, we’ll get 10,000 visitors a year,” he said. “Right now, we don’t really keep track, but it’s a couple of thousand a year.”

Getting recognition If not yet ready for retirement, Boyd has reached a point that his work as a professor at Baker University and manager of the Baker Wetlands is being recognized. The latest award came Saturday in Salina, where Boyd was recognized as Kansas Conservationist of the Year at the Kansas Wildlife Federation’s annual awards banquet. In presenting the award, the association cited Boyd’s work with the wetlands, his teaching career at Baker University and his recycling initiatives. Boyd was nominated for the award by one of his heroes, Stan Roth, a longtime biology teacher at Lawrence High School. Like the others on his list — Wes Jackson, E. Raymond Hall and Roger Boyd’s father, Ivan Boyd — Roth worked to make a difference locally and in the state, Boyd said. Boyd said Hall, the former director of the Kansas Natural History Museum, suggested in 1968 to his father, who was also a Baker biology professor and the first manager of the wetlands property, to accept land from the federal government that was to become the wetlands after KU passed on the opportunity. “He jokingly told my dad, ‘Baker is used to doing something with nothing. Why don’t you guys try it?’” Boyd said. “My budget for several years was $500. I could spend it anyway I wanted. “We became very good at getting donations and writing grants.” Wetlands conversion The property Baker received was cropland, which settlers first set about draining for agricultural use in the 1850s. The soil washed down the Wakarusa River valley was

fertile, but the low-lying floodplain was always a challenge to farm because of the difficulty finding enough dry time to getting crops planted and harvested. His father’s assumption was that Clinton Dam would control flooding, so he concentrated on converting the property to prairie, Boyd said. That focus began to change after Boyd’s father died in 1982 and he became manager of the wetlands. He secured funding in 1990 from the federal government to remove the tiles that drained the property. “We plugged up all the leaks,” Boyd said. “That’s what converted it back to wetlands.” That and a lot of student “slave labor.” “The buzzword now is ‘service learning,’” he said. “Students donated a lot of time here and at the (Ivan) Boyd Woods and Prairie.”

Environment education Under Boyd’s direction, Baker University added a wildlife biology degree program, which to his regret has been phased out with his retirement from fulltime teaching in 2005. During his career, he reached more Baker students with a human ecology course for nonscience majors. “My approach was to tell them why the environment was important,” he said. “When you teach biology majors, they get it. I considered that my opportunity to share that message to humanity majors and business students, who sometimes think environment is a bad word.” It was through his science students that Boyd started the recycling effort for the campus and Baldwin City, the Kansas Wildlife Federation cited in its announcement. Bins on campus collect 9 tons of paper, plastic, cardboard and some metals every month. “I started a recycling program on campus in 1989,” he said. “It’s always been run by students. The Earth We Are Club is usually involved. “Recycling has always been a personal passion. I worked with the city to get their recycling started at the train depot.” The past two years Boyd has been leading the effort to add another 300 acres of wetlands to the site, half near future visitor center and half east of Haskell Avenue. The work has gone well as wetland seeds dormant in the ground sprouted with the introduction of the right conditions, he said. “I was skeptical,” he said. “I thought this would take five to 10 years. But just in the first year we have already met all our goals.” Although he isn’t thinking about retirement soon, Boyd sees that day coming. “I’ll probably go until I’m 70 or so,” he said. “Dad taught until he was 78. I don’t think I’ll go that long, but I’ll probably greet people at the Visitors Center and give tours. I’m sure I’ll give tours.”

Lawrence !"Kansas River levee closed for construction of Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank. Users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012. !" Water lines will be replaced along 23rd Street from approximately Barker Avenue to just east of the Douglas County Maintenance yard, 711 E. 23rd St. Sanitary sewer piping will be reconstructed along the Burroughs Creek alignment north and south of East 23rd Street. These projects will close North Perimeter Road and East 23rd Street Frontage Road throughout construc-

tion. Completion: June 2012.

U.S. Highway 59 !" North 200 Road closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012. U.S. Highway 69 !" Northbound left lane closed from 103rd Street to 91st Street in Overland Park for reconstruction work. Completion: spring 2012. Interstate 435 !" Eastbound left lane and westbound right lane at U.S. 69 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. Completion: Monday. !" Northbound left two lanes will be closed at Midland Drive from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday. Completion: Monday.

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Class to examine weather systems, safety The Douglas County Emergency Management office is hosting two upcoming severe weather training sessions. The “Weather 101” class will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at South Middle School, 2734 La. The free class will

give information about how weather systems develop as well as tips on safety. The Severe Weather Symposium will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 at South. The symposium is aimed at storm spotters but also open to the public.


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Olathe Pay attention here, as Lawrence leaders have been studying Olathe’s system for quite awhile. Type: Trash and curbside recycling service owned and operated by the city. Rate: $19.25 per month for once-a-week residential service. Curbside recycling: Service provided once every two weeks. The service is included in the base rate, meaning residents pay for it, regardless of whether they use it. Carts: Residents are required to use city-provided plastic carts for both trash and recycling. The carts are included in the base rate. Excess trash: If residents can’t fit all their trash into the 95-gallon cart, the city will pick up a “reasonable” amount of bags for free. Trash trucks: Most are one-person, fully-automated trucks. The driver operates a mechanical arm that reaches out and picks up the cart. Yard waste: During spring, summer and fall, city operates weekly curbside yard waste pickup. Service included in monthly, base rate. Overland Park Type: City has licensed four private companies that compete to provide trash service to residents. Residents can choose which company they choose to contract with. Rate: Varies by company. For example: Deffenbaugh Industries, $24 per month for a 65-gallon cart, $26 for a 95-gallon cart; L&K Services, $23 per month; Town and Country Disposal, $50.25 per quarter. Curbside recycling: Weekly service offered by all companies. Base rates include curbside recycling. Carts: Deffenbaugh requires their use, while L&K and Town and Country don’t. Excess trash: For those

LAWRENCE companies that require use of carts, extra bags can be set out for $1.25 per bag. Customers purchase a sticker that they attach to the bags. Trucks: Deffenbaugh uses fully automated, one-person trucks. L&K and Town and Country have crews of two people per truck. Yard waste: Seasonal curbside service provided. Included in base rate.

Topeka Type: Shawnee County owns and operates the department. Provides trash service for the entire county. Rate: $15.26 per month, which includes a 90-gallon container. Curbside recycling: Not offered currently. Carts: Mandated usage, with exceptions for the elderly or disabled who physically can’t roll the carts. Excess trash: Up to 15 bags of yard waste or trash can be set out per week for no extra charge. Also, one piece of furniture or large bulk item. Trash trucks: Threeperson crews. Yard waste: Not recycled currently.

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of money it receives for allowing a single, private company to collect all its trash. The city received $1.5 million for a 10-year exclusive contract. In addition, the city receives 8.5 percent of every monthly bill to compensate the city. Type: The city contracts with Stutzman Refuse Disposal to collect all trash. The city provides the billing as part of its water and sewer bills. Rate: $10.05 per month. Curbside recycling: Once every other week. Service is included in base rate. Carts: Required. 95-gallon cart provided. Excess trash: $1 per additional bag. Sticker system. Trucks: One-person, fully automated. Yard waste: Service not offered.

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Type: City contracts with a single provider, Weldon Enterprises, to collect all trash. City handles billing. Rate: $14.25 per month. Curbside recycling: Not included in base rate. Can add for $5 per month. Carts: Required. Trucks: One-person, fully automated. Excess trash: Additional bags for $1 per bag. Sticker system. Yard waste: Can set out separate in approved bags for no charge.

Emporia Chuck Soules, the city’s public works director, oversaw a revamping of this system while he was the public works director in Emporia. Type: Owned and operated by the city. Rate: $14.84 per month, includes one 95-gallon cart. Curbside recycling: Not currently offered. Carts: Mandated use. Excess trash: Will pick up excess trash if resident calls for an appointment. General fee is $14.84 for 12 additional bags. Trash trucks: One person, fully automated. Yard waste: Not recycled. Can be thrown away with trash but must fit in the cart or pay an extra fee. City accepts yard waste for free at its composting site if residents deliver it.

Baldwin City Type: City contracts with Ottawa Sanitation Service to provide all trash service. Rate: $11.50 per month. Curbside recycling: Not offered by city currently. Carts: Not required. Manhattan Trucks: Three-person Welcome to the land of crew trash competition. Yard waste: No curbType: Multiple private side recycling service for haulers. According to the yard waste. city’s website, it appears at — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be least six companies offer reached at 832-6362. trash service in Manhattan. Rate: Varies by company. Found one company at $19.50 per month with no cart. Another at $20 per month with a cart. One hauler refused to publicize the service’s price. Curbside recycling: Most appeared to not offer the service. One did offer twicea-month curbside recycling for an extra $8 per month. Carts: Varies by company. At least one company requires carts. Excess trash: The one company that uses carts indicated it will pick up a reasonable amount of extra bags on an occasional basis. Truck size: Company with carts uses one-person automated truck. At least one company without carts uses a one-person, nonautomated truck. In other words, the driver gets out and empties the trash. Yard waste: Not currently recycled.

Hutchinson By far the lowest trash/ recycling rate we found. Also the city provided great detail about the amount

Eudora If Lawrence goes to carts and automated trucks, it won’t be the first city in the county to do so.

7th Annual Lawrence Area Partners in Aging

RESOURCE FAIR FOR SENIORS Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway

· FREE! No cost to attend! · Freebies, handouts, brochures. Over 30 door prizes will be given away, including two $100 gift cards to Hy-Vee and $10 Hy-Vee gift cards for the first 50 people at the fair. · Screenings, blood pressure checks, oxygen level checks, chair massages · And much more!

Come by anytime between 10:00 and 1:00 to visit the booths and displays from local businesses and organizations that serve seniors in Douglas County. This is the seventh annual event that seniors and their caregivers will be talking about all year. Don’t miss it! For more information, call 785-838-8000 and ask for Kristen Metcalf-Osterhaus or email partnersinaging@yahoo.com


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A HOME AT 933 DEL. FEATURES a modern addition built on to the original front facade.

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inch logs sit beside the have questioned why he’s house, waiting for the spent good money investband saw. Another insight ing in the old homes. But Krause said he did so, in for another day. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A The backside of this part, because he thought house, too, is receiving a he could help set an exlifted the house off its modern addition, com- pectation for the neighfoundation. Funny thing, plete with off-kilter roof borhood. though, Jones and Jay “Now, I really do think lines and a courtyardlike hadn’t ever lifted a house area that bridges the old there is a lot interest in either — not by themand the new. The modern restoring these old houses selves, anyway. additions may be what at- in this style,” Krause said. “At one point, we had tracts attention from the “There are a lot of people the whole house suspendstreet, but for Jones the interested now, a lot of ed and our whole crew chance to save something people with artistic talof guys underneath it,” ents are drawn to this type old is what excites him. Jay said as he and Jones East Lawrence, he said, of living.” shared a smile. Struct/Restruct has its provides a good pallet Never let it be said that for his company’s work next project lined up. A Jones and Jay aren’t willbecause there are many couple actually. The coming to take a chance on a smaller homes that can pany will renovate an old house. Of course, if you’ve support additions but may industrial building next to ever driven by one of their be in such condition that its shop at 920 Del. into a homes, you’ve already figothers would be tempted neighborhood coffee shop ured that out. to tear them down and and display area for art In the 900 block of and the company’s furnistart over. Delaware Street — or betHomes in such a state ture creations. ter yet from the alley off But the company also of disrepair have real apDelaware — you can see peal to Jones because he has its sights set on 1235 many of them. From the says he does experience N.Y., an 1880s structure front, many of them look “pretty high guilt” if he that it wants to strip down like traditional east Lawchanges an old home that to its original stone exterence homes, which is to is in fine condition. Maybe rior and add a modern adsay there are no two that that’s why dition on the back. Grant look exactly he gets ex- Lechtenberg, a longtime What is fun about alike. cited about east Lawrence property But from a house in really bad p r o j e c t s owner, has the house and the back that others said he thinks the new style shape is you get to side, tradishun. will help make the property tion takes bring new influences “What is more marketable. a beat- to it. A lot of people fun about “You know, people over ing. There will look at a house a house in here march to their own you’ll find really bad beat, and that is what I evidence of and see problems, and shape is like about it,” Lechtenberg a type of ar- I’ll end up looking at you get to said. “It is definitely not chitecture it and seeing that it is bring new the same five houses rethat doesn’t influences peated over and over.” not that bad.” speak as to it,” Jones And if Jones and Jay’s much to said. “A lot designs inspire people to — Matt Jones, co-owner of Struct/ east Lawof people get more creative with r e n c e ’ s Restruct will look at their own homes, that blue-collar a house and would be fine too. past as see prob“I do wish people would much as it lems, and I’ll end up look- experiment with architecdoes to its funky present. ing at it and seeing that it ture more,” Lechtenberg Jones and Jay’s comis not that bad.” said. “I definitely underpany has completed four stand that sometimes you renovations on the block, !"!"! have to appeal to the massadding modern additions What others in east es to survive, but it is a lot that incorporate unique Lawrence are seeing is an more fun to do it this way.” peaks, sheets of glass, and area-wide revitalization at At the end of the day, nontraditional exteriors a minimum, and perhaps though, Jones says he thinks of concrete, stainless steel even the beginnings of an what he and Jay are doing cables and distinctive timarchitectural trend. is more than just fun. If a ber. If so, Robert Krause piece of modernity makes In a nutshell, they take will get a lot of credit for an old structure more livthe past and the present, planting the seed. Krause, able, it increases the odds and have the two shake the local chef who is part that it will remain for genhands. of the ownership group erations to come. “I think what we’re realof both Esquina and The The new saves the old. ly trying to do is convince Burger Stand, built a “I would hate to live in people that they would modern, Dan Rockhill- an area that didn’t save like to try to live here,” Jay designed addition onto his anything because then said. family’s home in the 900 you would always wonder block of Delaware Street where you’re at,” Jones !"!"! several years ago. said. There are trees all over “That is my style for this town that feel like — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be sure,” Krause said. “I Matt Jones is spying on reached at 832-6362. Follow him love the idea of historical them. And they’re right. at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw. structures with a mix of Sometimes Jones will modern accents.” watch them for years, like Krause is the owner of the old Elm tree he saw the 925 Del. house under each day on the way to his renovation. It is the fourth bank. One day as he drove house that Jones and Jay down Ohio Street, he saw have done for Krause in the dying tree was marked the block. Krause said that to be cut down. over the years, his friends “So I stopped and put a note on the tree asking if I could have it,” Jones said. “That actually worked.” The tree produced a beautiful burl Elm timber The on going support we have received from our that Jones used for furnicommunity has been amazing and very encouraging. ture that is inside downWords cannot convey how grateful we are. town Lawrence’s Esquina restaurant. Here at 925 Del., the company’s latest renovation project, the finds were a little easier to come by. Jones heard that renovation work on the nearby Poehler building involved large amounts of roof sheathing that were being removed. Now, the lumber is serving as ceiling planks in the 925 Del. project. On the floor is loSincerely, cally milled timber from The Nieder Family another tree Jones had kept his eye on. Mike, Sheri, Jerod, Brityn, Steve, Taeler and Cale “It is just another insight into our area,” Jones Benefit for Jerod Nieder, Douglas County Bank Paid for by Jayhawk Guttering, Lawrence, KS. said. Outside, two large 18-

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Judicial buffer The Kansas Legislature should shelve any further efforts to alter the system for appointing state appeals judges.

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bill that would have significantly changed the process for appointing members of the Kansas Court of Appeals was narrowly rejected last week by the Kansas Senate, but other proposals to alter the selection process may be on the agenda before the end of this legislative session. With all the big issues facing legislators this year, there is no reason for them to spend more time on efforts to change a system that’s working well for the state. Currently, the governor appoints members of the Court of Appeals, choosing from among up to three nominees forwarded by the state’s nine-member Supreme Court Nominating Commission. (The same process applies for the Kansas Supreme Court, but changing the process for that body would require an amendment to the Kansas Constitution.) Critics of this process focus on the makeup of the nominating commission, and the bill that was rejected Thursday would have eliminated that body’s role and allowed the governor to appoint anyone he or she chose to the Court of Appeals, subject to Senate confirmation. Four members of the nominating commission are non-attorneys appointed by the governor, one from each of the state’s congressional districts. Four members are attorneys elected by attorneys in each of those districts. The ninth member is an attorney selected by attorneys in a statewide vote. Opponents suggest the Kansas system is out of step with other states, but several other states have systems that are almost identical including nominating commissions with a majority of attorney members. The only difference is that, in some states, a member of the state Supreme Court or someone appointed by the chief justice — always an attorney — fills one seat on the commission. Proponents of the system rejected in the Senate on Thursday claim that it makes the judicial process more democratic, but it also makes it far more political. Kansans need look no further than the federal judiciary to see the impact of such a system. Appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court have been highly politicized, and dozens of nominations to fill seats on federal appeals and district courts currently are hung up in the confirmation process. The attorneys who are members of the Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission are selected by attorneys representing both political parties. In most cases, they are familiar with attorneys and judges who are seeking seats on the Court of Appeals. The process ensures that qualified candidates are submitted to the governor, who then can apply whatever philosophical or political preferences he or she wants to the final selection. Without the nominating commission, the governor would be able to appoint anyone to serve on the appeals court. That person might or might not be wellqualified for the job and probably would reflect the philosophical and political leanings of the governor, especially if the governor’s party enjoys a majority in the Kansas Senate, as is now the case. The Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission provides an important political buffer for those who are appointed to the state’s highest courts. It’s a system that has worked well in the state for many years. There’s no reason to change it now. LAWRENCE

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More arms wrong strategy in Syria WASHINGTON — Following a week when more brave reporters died chronicling President Bashar al-Assad’s slaughter of more than 6,000 of his countrymen, you hear more calls for sending weapons to the embattled opposition militia known as the “Free Syrian Army.” More weapons undoubtedly will flow to the opposition, one way or another, but they’re not going to bring about a democratic Syria. The moral case for arming the rebels may be strong, but it doesn’t overcome the practical problem:

David Ignatius

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The right Syria strategy should address Assad’s key vulnerabilities, which are not military. The first is money, without which the regime can’t survive. The second is sectarian tension … ”

The battlefield is Assad’s area of strength, not weakness. A better route to democratic change in Syria is the mix of economic, diplomatic and other pressure that was on the agenda for Friday’s “Friends of Syria” meeting in Tunis. Covert supply of weapons is likely to keep the opposition from being overrun, but both Turkey and the United States oppose any move toward outside military intervention or open support of rebel fighters. “The only thing that’s accurate in ‘Free Syrian Army’ is that they’re Syrian,” cautions one skeptical administration official. “They’re not going to free Syria, and they’re not an army.” That may sound harsh, but shoveling weapons to this disorganized opposition now is only likely to increase civilian deaths. The insurgents are

too dispersed, disorganized and untrained to be an effective national force. The right Syria strategy should address Assad’s key vulnerabilities, which are not military. The first is money, without which the regime can’t survive. The second is sectarian tension, which Assad fosters because it boosts his claim to be protector of the minority Alawite and Christian communities. Let’s look at these two pressure points carefully, and think how the United States could help remove the pins on which Assad rests. First, money: Assad’s regime survives because it has enough cash to pay the army, sustain the economy despite sanctions, and grease the palms of thousands of henchmen. The U.S. recognized this vulnerability when it imposed economic sanctions last August, which were followed by similar moves by the European Union, the Arab League and Turkey. But the Syrian cash machine continues to operate. Despite sanctions, the Central Bank’s reserves still total about $10 billion, or about six months of imports, according to U.S. estimates. That’s down from about $18 billion before the conflict exploded a year ago — a fall, but not

yet a crippling one. The Syrians survive partly by piggybacking on the thriving Lebanese banking system. Obama administration emissaries sharply warned the Lebanese government in November that it can’t play both sides of the street; if Lebanese banks are caught providing more back-door aid to Damascus, the consequences for the Beirut financial system could be severe, a Treasury official said. A more worrying problem is Russia, which is providing money for Assad’s regime as well as diplomatic cover. U.S. officials hope that when the European Union bans dealings with the Syrian Central Bank this week, that will make it harder for Russia to channel aid. Certainly more sanctions will help, but not if Russia is determined to keep Assad afloat. Perhaps the answer is to make Moscow part of the solution. That might mean giving Russian leader Vladimir Putin a role in brokering the transition — hosting a conference in Moscow, let’s say, that brings together the Syrian opposition, the Arab League and the Turks. If that got Assad out of the way short of a civil war, it might be a sensible bit of realpolitik. Second, the issue of sectar-

Contraception takes step back “You know, back in my days, they used Bayer aspirin for contraception. The gals put it between their knees ...” — Foster Friess, Feb. 16, 2012 Do you watch “Mad Men”? If so, you know that one of the things that drama about a 1960s advertising agency does best is transport you back to the days when women still were “gals.” We think we remember what that was like. We use words like “sexist” and “paternalistic” to describe it. But that is jargon and no amount of jargon can deliver the same visceral jolt of “Oh, my Lord” as a “Mad Men” scene where one of the “gals” in the office seeks a prescription for those new birth-control pills, but first must endure a humiliating lecture from her doctor. “I see from your chart that you’re not married,” he says. “And yet, you’re interested in the contraceptive pills.” He warns her that if he thinks she is becoming “easy” or a “strumpet,” he will take the pills away. When a Foster Friess describes how things were “back in my days,” it is worth remembering that those are the days he is referring to. Friess, a major financial supporter of presidential wannabe Rick Santorum, made his comment in an interview with MSNBC. Santorum quickly disavowed it. “A stupid joke,” he called it. We seem to be talking an awful lot about women’s reproductive health lately. Not just the usual zero sum

Leonard Pitts Jr.

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They seek to re-impose what they regard as ‘the good old days,’ as in a time when women were ‘gals’ to be lectured by doctors on their sexual morality.”

battles about abortion, but a wholly new battle about contraception, something most us would have thought utterly uncontroversial just a few short weeks ago. But since then, we’ve seen President Obama forced to compromise on an ill-considered mandate requiring religious institutions to provide contraception to their employees. We’ve seen the GOP convene an all-male panel to testify on women’s reproductive concerns. We’ve seen debate over Title X, a 1970 law providing free contraception to indigent women. We’ve been treated to Rick Santorum’s bizarre views on contraception, which he opposes because he says it doesn’t work (!) and is dangerous and harmful to women, to boot. And we’ve seen Foster

Friess attempt to make a funny. You might let it go as just that, save for a nagging certainty that in a few ill-chosen words, Friess managed to capture something telling and important about the way he and other social conservatives see this country. It has been argued that they seek to forestall the future, to interdict social and demographic trends suggesting tomorrow’s America will be gayer, browner and more Islamic than today’s. But that’s only half the story, isn’t it? Friess’ “joke” suggests they seek not just to challenge tomorrow’s changes, but also yesterday’s. They seek to re-impose what they regard as “the good old days,” as in a time when women were “gals” to be lectured by doctors on their sexual morality. That should be an eyeopener for those who feel yesterday’s victories are impervious to challenge or change. Maybe it is time to wonder if that assurance is not misplaced. The very fact that we are debating contraception in 2012 suggests that it is — and that those who are sanguine about battles won 40 years ago might do well to reconsider. One is reminded of the old axiom that says, the future is not promised to us. Well, neither, apparently, is the past. — Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CST each Wednesday on MiamiHerald. com.

ian tension: Assad survives in part because Alawites and Christians fear that a bloodbath of reprisal killings would follow his ouster. The U.S. and its key regional allies, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, need to address this issue directly. The message should be that Assad’s days are indeed numbered, and minorities should join Sunnis in the movement for democratic change — with the assurance that, as they do so, they will be protected by international guarantees. The Muslim Brotherhood, which has emerged as the strongest voice in the Arab Spring, would win new friends if it could join Turkey in sponsoring a dialogue that gathers Syria’s Alawite clan leaders, Christian patriarchs and Muslim democrats. The world has been inspired by the courage of the Syrian people, and of journalists such as Marie Colvin of the London Sunday Times and Anthony Shadid of The New York Times who died while reporting the resistance to Assad’s tanks and artillery. But precisely because so many lives are at risk, the U.S. and its allies should craft a process that brings democratic change, not mayhem. — David Ignatius is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

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Credible appraisals To the editor: The Douglas County appraiser says (Journal-World, Feb. 21) that he still does not consider most distressed or foreclosure sales on residential property as indicative of fair market value. Banks, he argues, are unloading the properties quickly to get the properties off their books. Welcome to the bureaucratic world of magical thinking. It helps explain the jiggering, up or down a percentage point, in Douglas County assessments during the recession, even though home prices nationally are down 30 percent from their pre-recession highs. A homeowner may like a high appraisal because it confirms his optimistic view of a property’s worth. But a home seller must compete in a brutal market where “fair market value” is trumped by real bids. Meantime, the Douglas County administrator is quoted as saying that compared with the rest of the nation, real estate values “have held up remarkably well here.” He is applying the county appraiser’s ambrosia, a mutually enforcing illusion that suits public officials who find it expedient to live in denial. It would be better to ‘fess up to reality and, if necessary, raise the property tax rate while restoring the credibility and integrity of the appraisal process. William B. Dickinson, Lawrence


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Partly sunny and warmer

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Warmer with rain and a t-storm

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High 60° Low 26° POP: 5%

High 55° Low 40° POP: 10%

High 67° Low 31° POP: 75%

High 49° Low 25° POP: 10%

High 54° Low 32° POP: 15%

Wind WSW 8-16 mph

Wind E 7-14 mph

Wind SSW 20-30 mph Wind WNW 20-30 mph

Wind SSE 12-25 mph

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McCook 54/17

Kearney 52/18

Oberlin 52/21

Clarinda 51/22

Lincoln 52/17

Grand Island 50/17

Beatrice 51/21

Concordia 54/23

Centerville 51/25

St. Joseph 56/26 Chillicothe 55/27

Sabetha 53/25

Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 60/32 62/32 Goodland Salina 57/21 Oakley Kansas City Topeka 50/21 59/25 51/26 62/26 Lawrence 60/29 Sedalia 60/26 Emporia Great Bend 61/31 60/30 54/27 Nevada Dodge City Chanute 62/35 55/25 Hutchinson 60/31 Garden City 60/26 53/26 Springfield Wichita Pratt Liberal Coffeyville Joplin 61/35 57/30 58/31 55/28 60/34 60/34 Hays Russell 55/22 54/25

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50°/19° 48°/25° 78° in 1932 -4° in 1934

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0.00 1.96 1.20 1.97 2.18

NATIONAL FORECAST Seattle 42/27

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Denver 41/20

Detroit 40/30

New York 44/36 Washington 47/34

Kansas City 60/29 Los Angeles 67/49

Atlanta 57/43

El Paso 72/50

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Houston 67/55 Miami 80/71

Fronts Cold

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: While much of the East is less windy today, wind-whipped snow will spread from the northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Enough cold air will be present for snow showers in Seattle and Portland. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W 63 45 pc 66 51 pc Albuquerque 58 38 s 62 34 pc Memphis 80 71 c 82 71 t Anchorage 35 27 sn 34 20 sn Miami Milwaukee 45 28 pc 37 25 pc Atlanta 57 43 pc 61 48 c Minneapolis 41 16 sn 26 22 pc Austin 64 50 s 67 61 c Nashville 60 38 s 65 44 pc Baltimore 46 29 s 61 35 s New Orleans 67 54 c 68 60 t Birmingham 64 43 pc 67 51 c 44 36 s 55 38 pc Boise 38 25 c 41 23 sf New York Omaha 50 20 pc 38 28 pc Boston 38 26 s 47 33 c Orlando 71 61 sh 82 63 t Buffalo 33 30 pc 46 26 c Philadelphia 44 32 s 57 36 s Cheyenne 40 18 c 40 26 c 79 48 s 70 49 s Chicago 48 27 pc 38 25 pc Phoenix 40 31 s 51 31 pc Cincinnati 51 34 s 54 32 pc Pittsburgh Cleveland 40 32 pc 45 27 pc Portland, ME 33 13 s 40 26 sn Portland, OR 47 30 sh 44 31 pc Dallas 67 49 s 61 58 c Reno 44 25 pc 38 22 sf Denver 41 20 c 45 30 c 50 31 s 64 40 s Des Moines 47 22 pc 37 28 pc Richmond 60 36 pc 55 33 sh Detroit 40 30 pc 42 25 pc Sacramento 64 35 pc 56 37 pc El Paso 72 50 s 75 51 pc St. Louis Fairbanks 16 -1 sn 13 -11 sn Salt Lake City 35 27 c 44 29 sh 65 53 pc 60 49 pc Honolulu 81 68 c 81 68 pc San Diego San Francisco 56 41 pc 55 41 sh Houston 67 55 pc 70 62 c 42 27 sn 40 30 pc Indianapolis 51 33 pc 51 32 pc Seattle 35 16 sf 31 16 pc Kansas City 60 29 pc 54 41 pc Spokane 75 41 s 68 44 s Las Vegas 62 40 s 58 44 pc Tucson 67 40 pc 62 51 c Little Rock 68 42 pc 66 49 pc Tulsa 47 34 s 59 39 s Los Angeles 67 49 pc 62 45 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Opa Locka, FL 87° Low: Pinedale, WY -10°

WEATHER HISTORY A dam in Buffalo Creek, W.Va., gave way on Feb. 26, 1972, after rain and melting snow increased the water level.

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REGIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 56 26 pc 52 39 pc Independence 60 35 pc 60 47 c 57 22 pc 55 42 c Belton 61 32 pc 54 42 pc Fort Riley Olathe 61 30 pc 54 41 pc Burlington 61 30 pc 58 44 c Osage Beach 61 33 pc 58 42 pc Coffeyville 60 34 pc 60 46 c Osage City 60 30 pc 55 42 c Concordia 54 23 pc 48 35 c Ottawa 62 30 pc 55 41 pc Dodge City 55 25 pc 49 38 c 58 31 pc 56 46 c Holton 56 28 pc 56 42 pc Wichita Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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Open Blues Jam hosted by Little Anthony & Friends, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th St., Eudora. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Last Wednesday Book Club, “Mrs. Dalloway,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Talk, book-signing and reception with Rebecca Solnit, 7:30 p.m., Spooner Hall, The Commons, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Free salsa lessons, 8:30-9:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.

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THE PELATHE DISTRICT OF THE BOY SCOUTS presented the Award of Merit to district commissioner John Harmon and Cub Scout leader Jean Pfiefer during its annual recognition dinner Feb. 2 at First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive. The award is the highest recognition given at the district level to volunteer leaders for exceptional service in Scouting. Pfiefer was selected for her service as a Cub Scout leader with Pack 3057 at St. John’s Church and for her work with district activities, including Cub Scout Day Camp. Harmon has served as a Cub Scout leader and assistant scoutmaster with Troop 53. Keith Wood, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.

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Thrusting his arms into the air while peering into the Allen Fieldhouse stands, Bill Self let out a primal scream as the final horn sounded in Kansas University’s 87-86 overtime victory over Missouri on Saturday afternoon. “I’m not the most emotional guy, but that’s as good as it gets. It’s as exciting of a game as I’ve ever been part of. It’s the best home win I can remember us having,” Self, KU’s ninth-year basketball coach, said after his Jayhawks successfully completed a comeback from a 19-point deficit — the largest second-half deficit overcome in program history. “Playing Missouri does mean something. It means something to me. But to me, it wasn’t about this being the last time we played (with MU moving to SEC next season). To me, it’s about our team winning its eighth-straight championship. For this team to come as far as it has, winning that eighth straight ... these guys committed to it. They’ve amazed me.” The Jayhawks, who trailed, 58-39, with 16:20 left, avenged a 74-71 loss to the Tigers on Feb. 4 in Columbia, Mo. — a game in which KU blew an eight-point lead in the final two minutes. In doing so, KU (24-5) improved to 14-2 in the Big 12 with two games to play. Second-place MU (254) dropped to 12-4, meaning the Tigers can do no better than tie KU for the crown

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McIlroy, Westwood paired in semis MARANA, ARIZ. (AP) — A dull day in the desert ended with high anticipation Saturday when Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood won their matches, setting up a semifinal showdown in the Match Play Championship. At stake for the winner — a chance to go to No. 1 in the world. McIlroy had another surge on the back nine to put away Bae Sang-moon of South Korean, 3 and 2. Moments later, West-

wood finished off Martin Laird of Scotland for a 3-and-2 victory to advance to the semifinals. Either of them can replace Luke Donald at No. 1 by winning this World Golf Championship. “It definitely gives the match an extra bit of spice,� McIlroy said. Hunter Mahan played the shortest quarterfinal match in the 14-year history of the event by beating Matt Kuchar, 6 and 5. His semifinal match will be

against Mark Wilson, gaining more respect the deeper he goes in the bracket. Wilson had an easy time in his 4-and-3 win over Peter Hanson of Sweden. That assures an American will reach the championship match for the first time since Tiger Woods won in 2008. The semifinal matches will be played this morning, following by the 18-hole championship match in the afternoon. With a strong breeze, firmer

conditions, tough hole locations and only four quarterfinal matches, Saturday at Dove Mountain was lacking excitement. For the first time ever, none of the quarterfinals matches reached the 17th hole. McIlroy and Westwood saved the day. For starters, it’s the first 30/243/.46 time the Match Play Championship semifinals have featured TODAY two of the top four seeds since 2004, when Woods and Davis College Basketball Time Net Cable Indiana v. Minnesota noon ESPN 33, 233 Love III advanced. Pitt v. Louisville

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Eight-team playoffs next to impossible By Kevin Sherrington Dallas Morning News

Even after two days of meetings labeled as “productive� — which apparently meant no one checked out of the Grand Hyatt DFW in a body bag — the BCS commissioners and their leader still couldn’t come to a conclusion as to what exactly a “plusone� model means. “That’s a word,� the Big Ten’s Jim Delany said, “that could sweep up a half-dozen models.� Of course, this was only the second time this year they’ve convened to consider the possibility of a college football playoff, the last gold mine left in all sports and maybe the only issue in an election year that could prompt Republicans to lie down with Democrats. The commissioners can still get it together. They plan to meet at least three more times before negotiating a new deal this fall with ESPN. Maybe they could work up a glossary in the meantime. But this much we know: However they define it, a plus-one is the only hope for a playoff of some kind in the next decade. A new deal likely would be for eight years or more, pushing back something more radical to at least 2023. If you were holding out for an eight-team-or-more playoff sooner, you should shoot for something more practical. Like unicorns. The have-nots, meaning the conferences without automatic qualifiers, would love a multitiered playoff when the new deal kicks in after the 2014 bowls. A bigger format would afford them a better shot at serious postseason green. The haves, as you might imagine, would like to keep all the loot to themselves. They can justify this desire any number of ways. The commissioners revealed little, holding the contents of their discussions as tightly as they did their garment bags while reporters cut them from the herd in the Hyatt’s hallways. But they weren’t hard to read. In a statement and in various interviews, they cited a desire to protect the regular season, “the best and most meaningful in sports.� They want to enhance the bowl system, not dispose of it. They’d like to avoid any games during exams, which span most of December. They’d like to keep the big bowls “closer to or on Jan. 1, the way it used to be.� How much of the above sounds like it could accommodate an extended playoff? Never mind arguing that college football’s other divisions manage a playoff system without having to forfeit their educational certification, or that no one seems to care as fervently about the academic integrity of basketball or spring sports. Those sports don’t culminate in what’s often a week-long boondoggle that in some industries might prompt a congressional investigation. The anti-playoff factions also employ the ruse of what’s happened to the basketball regular season, now almost irrelevant.

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THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS’ MIKE MOUSTAKAS (8) WATCHES WHILE Eric Hosmer takes batting practice. The Royals held their first full-squad workout Saturday in Surprise, Ariz.

Few jobs open as Royals begin full-squad drills SURPRISE, ARIZ. — Although the Kansas City Royals lost 91 games last year, there are few jobs open in spring training. The Royals, who held their first full-squad workout Saturday with 54 players, began their youth movement in earnest last season with a dozen players making their major-league debuts — including heralded prospects Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. “I imagine there will be some competition at second, in center and there will be some competition to see who is going to be on the bench,� manager Ned Yost said. “That’s basically it. We’ve got guys that are probably in a bit of a lead in some of those races. But again, it’s all going to come down to how we feel at the end of spring — which player gives us the best opportunity to win every day.� Johnny Giavotella, who hit .247 in 46 games after his Aug. 5 promotion, is the leading candidate to win the second-base job. Lorenzo Cain, who batted .312 last year with Triple-A Omaha, will likely replace Melky Cabrera in center. Cabrera was traded to San Francisco for lefthander Jonathan Sanchez. Missing from the workout were catcher Manny Pina, outfielder Paulo Orlando and lefthanded reliever Jose Mijares. Pina is returning today to Kansas City for knee surgery on Monday. Orlando has a hernia, and Mijares has been delayed in Venezuela by visa problems. The three-hour workout included pitchers throwing for 10 minutes off the mound for the first time.

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Buescher Nationwide winner DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. — James Buescher was the surprise winner of the Nationwide Series opener at Daytona International Speedway, dodging a huge 11-car accident that wiped out the leaders on the final lap of Saturday’s race. Buescher was in 11th place as he rounded the final turn and weaved his way through a massive pack of spinning race cars. The accident, the third multi-car wreck in the waning laps, appeared to start as the tandem of Tony Stewart and Elliott Sadler charged to the top of the track to make a three-wide pack among the leaders. Kurt Busch was leading on the bottom of the track with younger brother, Kyle, pushing, and Kurt Busch seemed to start sliding up the surface in an attempt to block the huge run Stewart

was making. It triggered a chain-reaction crash that had many worried about the safety of the drivers involved. “I don’t even know where to start. I don’t even know what happened,� said Kyle Busch, who took a huge hit. “I thought we had the race won. Then those guys were coming on the top, and I thought, ‘We’ll see where we settled in here.’ When they all crashed up high, I was clear. I shot as low as I could, and somebody tagged me in the back and hooked me dead right. It was a really, really hard hit, and there were a few more after that. It seemed like they kept coming. “I swore when they all went up high. I was the leader for a second, and I’m like, ‘ I won this thing. I won this thing.’�

Crennel: Chiefs mull Manning INDIANAPOLIS — Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel says his team would consider signing Peyton Manning — if the four-time league MVP becomes a free agent. Crennel made the comment Saturday at the NFL’s annual scouting combine in Indianapolis. Manning’s future has been a hot topic around the city for months, and with the likelihood the Colts will not pay a $28 million bonus by March 8 to keep the four-time league MVP in Indy many are wondering where he will land. Most team officials and coaches have been wary of discussing Manning for fear of violating the NFL’s tampering rules. But when asked whether the Chiefs would pursue Manning, Crennel said: “With a talent like that, I would be crazy not to consider it if he were available.�

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Oregon violations alleged EUGENE, ORE. — The NCAA is alleging Oregon violated the organization’s regulations in the way it used recruiting services over the past four years. The accusations were contained in two draft documents, labeled “Proposed Findings of Violations,� obtained in a public records request by several media outlets. While the documents use language that indicates the NCAA and the university agree to certain points, an athletic department spokesman says Oregon does not acknowledge any of the violations.

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Individual titles push LHS to third at state By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

WICHITA — The stage was nothing new to Reece Wright-Conklin. The 182-pound Lawrence High senior entered his Class 6A state wrestling tournament championship match Saturday night at Hartman Arena with two state titles on his ever-growing resume. With a steely intensity in his eyes, he took a knee, bowed his head and then popped up and slapped his tree-trunk-thick legs. Within minutes, a dominating high school career came to an appropriate ending as Wright-Conklin stuck Manhattan’s Trey Campbell for a pin and a third consecutive state title. After the official pounded the mat, signifying the championship, WrightConklin bounced to his feet and shot three fingers in the air. That was the extent of the celebration. With his experience, going crazy wasn’t the natural reaction. “I’m not one to celebrate too hard,” he said. “I did that my sophomore year, with my first one.” But it did mean a lot to Wright-Conklin — who followed junior Hunter Haralson’s 126-pound championship and helped the Lions finish third in the team standings — to win another title with LHS assistant coach Randy Streeter guiding him. The Lawrence assistant has helped mold the state champ since WrightConklin was a drastically smaller 3-year-old. The state championships meant the world to Streeter, too, who was celebrating his birthday. Clearly a perfectionist, Wright-Conklin had only one regret after scoring four pinfall victories at state. “I almost got every match with a pin in the first period,” he said with a smile, “but the last one, I got him in the second.” A Lawrence junior, Haralson gave the team its first individual state championship of the evening. The scrappy 126-pounder scored two points in the final seconds of the first period, and that proved to be enough for a 2-1 victory and a state title against Gardner-Edgerton’s TJ Stokes, who entered the tourney as the No. 1-ranked wrestler in his class. Even Haralson, who came in ranked No. 3 in 6A, couldn’t believe it worked out that way. Upon completing his 39-6 junior season on top, he admitted he was vulnerable in the third period and thought Stokes might be able to score in the final seconds to win. “I really had to fight at the end there,” Haralson said, smiling with a split lip and tears of joy still in his eyes. Upon having his arm raised as a state champion for the first time, Haralson raced to the side of the mat to celebrate with Streeter, who lifted the happy champion off the ground. “It’s the greatest feeling,” Haralson said. “No one in the world can understand how great that feeling is.” A different brand of emotions overcame LHS senior 220-pounder Brad Wilson after his cham-

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LAWRENCE HIGH’S REECE WRIGHT-CONKLIN CELEBRATES after defeating Manhattan High’s Trey Campbell in the Class 6A 182-pound finals on Saturday in Wichita.

TOP: LAWRENCE HIGH’S HUNTER HARALSON WRESTLES Gardner-Edgerton’s TJ Stokes in the 126pound finals. ABOVE: HARALSON CELEBRATES after winning his first Class 6A state championship, which he said was “the greatest feeling.” pionship match. Wilson immediately ran off the floor while fighting back tears after losing to Leavenworth’s Nathan Butler for the third weekend in a row. After taking a few minutes to reflect on his accomplishments in the arena tunnel, Wilson, who qualified for state as a junior but didn’t medal, said his second-place finish and 38-7 season weren’t anything to complain about. “Two years ago I wasn’t placing at any of these tournaments,” Wilson said. Although Lawrence didn’t have enough to catch 6A state champion Manhattan or runner-up Wichita Heights, the finalround performances of Lawrence’s top three state finishers helped the Lions overcome Derby, which led LHS by one point entering the finals, and earn a third-place trophy. “We knew it was gonna take a couple of our guys winning championships to seal the deal,” Lions head coach Pat Naughton said. Finishing with seven state medalists — a program high — helped that cause, too. Free State junior 182-pounder Spencer Wilson, the only Firebird to win a medal at state, wasn’t ecstatic about his weekend, even though he posted a 5-1 record and took third place. Spencer, who entered the tourney as the No. 2-ranked 182-pounder in 6A, hadn’t planned on wrestling so many matches. His goal was to win his first three bouts and earn a spot in the finals, preferably against Wright-Conklin. A second-round setback against Manhattan’s Campbell, however, put a major snag in those plans. Spencer bounced back with four straight wins in the consolation bracket, capping it with a pinfall victory in the third round of the consolation finals against Wichita Heights’ Jon Wilcoxson. Still, Spencer couldn’t help but feel “a little bummed” about being knocked out of state-title contention. “I was too focused on the finals match,” he said.

The Firebirds’ top grappler had defeated Campbell earlier in the season, adding to his frustration. “You always want to do better than you did,” Spencer said. Just a freshman, Lawrence 106-pounder Tristan Star had a successful state debut. The spry, wiry youngster earned a fourth-place medal and went 3-2 on the weekend. The biggest negative of his state experience was how it ended. Vying for third place in the consolation finals, Star injured his right elbow in the first period against Derby’s Cody McDonald. The LHS freshman grimaced in pain but insisted on finishing the match. Still feeling the effects of the injury after losing just 3-2, Star was consoled by Lions coaches afterward and had to be examined by athletic trainers. The Lions’ Caden Lynch (132) went 3-2 at state and earned a top-five finish. After suffering consecutive losses (one Friday, one Saturday), the LHS junior ended on a high note in the fifth-place match. Lynch was nearly pinned by Wichita South’s Caleb Warden in the second round and trailed 7-6 entering the third period. However, with 40 seconds to go in the match, Lynch pinned Warden’s shoulders to the mat for the victory. LHS senior Nick Pursel had to settle for sixth place and a 2-3 record, but his last two losses came by injury default after his left shoulder popped out of place in the consolation semifinals. Pursel had problems with the shoulder all season, and once it worsened, the senior was unable to finish his first match Saturday or compete in the fifth-place bout. Lawrence sophomore Garrett Girard also took sixth place at state. The 113-pounder won his first two matches of the tournament before losing three straight. Free State senior Andrew McLees (132) and his junior teammate Ben Soukup (152) were knocked out of the consolation bracket and medal contention Saturday morning.

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SALINA — Baldwin High wrestlers Andrew Morgan and Colton Bonner won state championships, and the Bulldogs took sixth place Saturday at the Class 4A meet. Bryce Shoemaker add-

ed a second-place finish for Baldwin Morgan defeated Kyle Wilson of Wamego, 6-0, for the 132-point title, and Bonner pinned Justin Scott of Jefferson West for the 220-pound championship. Shoemaker fell to three-time state champ

Austin Hood of Louisburg, 5-1, in the 126-pound final. Jon Pratt, Tucker Clark, Cody Sellers and Jason Von Bargen also competed at state for the Bulldogs. Andale won the team championship with 99 points. Baldwin totaled 751⁄2 points.

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY SPRINTER DIAMOND DIXON, CENTER, EDGES OUT Texas A&M’s Kamaria Brown, left, for first place in the 400-meter final at the Big 12 Indoor Championships on Saturday in College Station, Texas.

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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Kansas University triple-jumper Andrea Geubelle, 400-meter sprinter Diamond Dixon and the KU women’s 4x400 relay team won first-place medals as the Jayhawks’ women’s track and field team placed third at the Big 12 Indoor Championships on Saturday. Geubelle won her first conference crown with a school-record jump of 13.59 meters. That distance ranks as the best in the NCAA this year and third-best among all athletes — collegiate and professional — in the United States this year. Dixon, who won KU’s first sprint title since 2008, was also a member of the winning 4x400 relay team. Dixon and teammates Denesha Morris, Paris Daniels and Taylor Washington set a school

record with a 3:31.36 mark. Their performance also ranks as the eighth-fastest 4x400 time in NCAA history. KU coach Stanley Redwine said he was “really excited” by the results of the women’s team. “We had four automatic qualifiers, two of our athletes are No. 1 in the nation, and one is No. 2 in the nation,” Redwine said. “That’s what we’re looking for.” The Kansas men took 10th place after the final day of competition. Next, the Jayhawks will split up and travel to the Arkansas Last Chance on March 2 in Fayetteville, Ark., the Alex Wilson Last Chance on March 2 in South Bend, Ind., and the ISU NCAA Qualifier on March 3 in Ames, Iowa. The NCAA Indoor Championships will be held March 9-10 in Boise, Idaho.

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KANSAS TRIPLE-JUMPER ANDREA GEUBELLE SETS a school-record of 13.59 meters in a first-place performance at the Big 12 Indoor Championships on Saturday in College Station, Texas.

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Kansas University’s softball team beat UNCWilmington twice on Saturday at the Seahawk Classic to claim its 10th and 11th straight victories. The Jayhawks (11-2) started off the day with a 9-1 victory in five runruled innings. KU jumped out to a nine-run lead in the first inning, led by junior Maggie Hull’s threeRBI home run. Freshman pitcher Alicia Pille pitched all five innings and allowed just two hits. In the second game of the doubleheader, Pille and junior Mor-

gan Druhan combined to blank the Seahawks, 3-0. Druhan pitched the first five innings, allowing five hits and three walks, but she stranded UNC-Wilmington runners on base three separate times, and Pille picked up the save. “It’s not easy no matter who you’re playing,” Kansas coach Megan Smith said. “We are really stressing to our players to be locked-in to every single pitch. When you’re playing multiple games in a weekend, it’s tough to do. We’ve talked to them a lot about refocusing for each game, and I think they’ve done a great job with that.”

Veritas boys third at state tournament “We played a pretty good game,” Hammer Veritas boys 39, said. “We’re just thrilled Topeka Heritage 38 to death to have that thirdWICHITA — Veritas Chris- place trophy. It was a good tian’s boys basketball team season for us. It was a good made a stop in the final sec- way to end, on a high note.” onds, and the Eagles defeat14 7 8 10 — 39 ed Topeka Heritage, 39-38, Veritas Topeka Heritage 7 6 10 15 — 38 Saturday for third place in Veritas: Brody Robinson 4, Elijah 17, Andrew Currier 5, Caleb the KCAA state tournament. Penny Holland 2, Thomas Bachert 5, Nick “It was one of those Bennett 6. Topeka Heritage: Tangari 2, Muzzy shots that could have 20, Cowin 2, Doss 8, Swanson 6. gone either way,” Veritas coach Gary Hammer said Veritas girls 34, about Heritage’s final shot Olathe Christian 22 attempt, which bounced WICHITA — The Veritas around the rim before fallgirls beat Olathe Chrising away. “That’s what tian, 34-22, in the consolahappens. We led almost tion bracket of the KCAA the whole game. We held state tournament on Frion at the end.” day night, avenging two Elijah Penny scored losses to Olathe Christian 17 points to lead Veritas, in the regular season. which finished 15-9. Nick Allison Dover scored Bennett added six points, nine points and grabbed and Andrew Currier and five rebounds, and Ellen Thomas Bachert scored Phillips scored 10 points five points apiece. with eight rebounds for Penny and Currier were Veritas (6-16). named to the all-tournament team. Olathe Christian 7 3 4 8 — 22 4 6 11 13 — 34 Veritas led by eight Veritas Olathe Christian: Ali Cowan 5, points at halftime and by McKenzie Lewis 9, Becca Temple 8. Joy Brooks 4, Brittany Rask six points entering the 2, Veritas: Kayli Farley 8, Allison Dover 9, Ellen fourth quarter. Phillips 10, Kristin Finger 1. J-W Staff Reports

Sophomore Ashley Newman sparked Kansas on offense in the late game, going 2-for-4 with an RBI. The Jayhawks will play in the Seahawk Classic Championship at 11:15 a.m. today. UNC-Wilmington Kansas

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BRIEFLY KU swim team fourth at Big 12 COLUMBIA, MO. — Kansas University’s swimming and diving team finished in fourth place out of five teams at the Big 12 Championships on Saturday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. The Jayhawks’ 423 points were the most scored by a KU team since 2005.

Kansas tennis stays undefeated DES MOINES, IOWA — The Kansas University tennis team remained undefeated in dual competition after defeating Drake, 6-1, on Saturday. The Jayhawks will play Montana at 11 a.m. today.

Jayhawk baseball loses to Miss. St. STARKVILLE, MISS. — The Kansas University baseball team fell to Mississippi State, 3-1, on Saturday at Dudy Noble Field. The Jayhawks (4-2) will play Mississippi Valley State at 11 a.m. today in Starkville.

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Christopherson scores 29 for Iowa State MANHATTAN (AP) — The coaches who picked Iowa State to finish eighth in the Big 12 probably did not see this one coming. Scott Christopherson scored 29 points as the Cyclones (21-8, 11-5 Big 12) knocked off Kansas State, 65-61, on Saturday. “That was one of the best performances I’ve seen as far as timing,” ISU forward Royce White said. “We don’t win the game without (Christopherson).” After building a 37-27 halftime lead, the Cyclones allowed the Wildcats to close the gap with less than two minutes remaining. Kansas State freshman Angel Rodriguez made a free throw to tie it at 61, but Christopherson hit his fifth three-pointer and put

Texas trips Tech in OT LUBBOCK, TEXAS (AP) — Julien Lewis has heard it from his coach and his Texas teammates: Work to get inside to score and take the open shot. Longhorns coach Rick Barnes said Lewis did those things Saturday but sometimes got ahead of himself. The freshman scored 15 points and hit the go-ahead basket in overtime to lead Texas over Texas Tech, 71-67, on Saturday. “He’s got to take his shot but we can still put it inside,” Barnes said. “He’s getting into too big a hurry when he drove and anytime you have a guy that is as athletic and agile as him that’s slipping, he’s playing too quick.” The Longhorns led by 14 points in the first half and were lucky to come away with a win. They trailed 67-61 in overtime before J’Covan Brown hit two free throws and Lewis hit a 3 to pull within 67-66. Texas Tech turned the ball over the next four possessions, while Texas (18-11, 8-8 Big 12) got a layup from Lewis to go up 69-67. Myck Kabongo and Brown got three free throws combined down the stretch. “We never got a shot at the basket the last minute (and) 45 (seconds),” Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie said. “Four turnovers in a row when you have the lead. You can’t do that to win.” Jaye Crockett scored 16 points and Jordan Tolbert and Javarez Willis each had 15 to lead Texas Tech (8-20, 1-15).

BOX SCORE TEXAS (18-11) Lewis 6-13 1-2 15, Kabongo 3-9 6-8 12, Brown 4-13 5-5 14, Wangmene 0-1 2-2 2, Chapman 4-5 4-5 12, McClellan 2-6 2-2 7, Bond 2-4 0-2 4, Holmes 1-4 1-2 3, Gibbs 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 22-56 23-30 71. TEXAS TECH (8-20) Petteway 3-8 0-2 6, Nurse 2-5 0-0 5, Willis 6-12 2-2 15, Lewandowski 4-8 0-0 8, Tolbert 4-6 7-9 15, Minnis 0-2 0-0 0, Adams 0-4 2-2 2, Crockett 3-8 10-14 16, Lammert 0-0 0-0 0, Nash 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-53 21-29 67. Halftime-Texas 33-22. End Of Regulation-Tied 59. 3-Point GoalsTexas 4-16 (Lewis 2-4, McClellan 1-2, Brown 1-7, Gibbs 0-1, Kabongo 0-2), Texas Tech 2-14 (Nurse 1-3, Willis 1-5, Petteway 0-2, Adams 0-4). Fouled Out-Wangmene. Rebounds-Texas 34 (Bond, Chapman, Lewis 7), Texas Tech 35 (Petteway 10). Assists-Texas 15 (Kabongo 8), Texas Tech 12 (Nurse, Willis 4). Total Fouls-Texas 22, Texas Tech 24. A-10,393.

BOX SCORE IOWA ST. (21-8) Ejim 3-7 0-0 6, White 3-7 3-7 9, Babb 1-7 0-0 3, Allen 3-9 1-2 10, Christopherson 10-13 4-5 29, Palo 0-3 0-0 0, Booker 1-2 0-0 2, Gibson 0-0 0-0 0, McGee 2-8 0-0 6. Totals 23-56 8-14 65. KANSAS ST. (19-9) Henriquez 7-12 5-6 19, Samuels 1-4 2-5 4, Rodriguez 4-7 1-4 11, McGruder 5-13 2-3 13, Spradling 2-9 0-0 4, Southwell 4-4 0-0 8, Irving 1-4 0-0 2, Ojeleye 0-1 0-0 0, Gipson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-55 10-18 61. Halftime-Iowa St. 37-27. 3-Point Goals-Iowa St. 11-28 (Christopherson 5-5, Allen 3-8, McGee 2-6, Babb 1-6, Ejim 0-1, Palo 0-1, Booker 0-1), Kansas St. 3-17 (Rodriguez 2-3, McGruder 1-4, Irving 0-2, Samuels 0-3, Spradling 0-5). Fouled Out-Rodriguez. ReboundsIowa St. 37 (White 12), Kansas St. 35 (Henriquez 12). Assists-Iowa St. 13 (White 7), Kansas St. 16 (Rodriguez 8). Total Fouls-Iowa St. 20, Kansas St. 15. A-12,528.

the Cyclones back on top 64-61 with 1:30 left. Rodriguez missed two free throws, but Christopherson left the door open by missing one as well. Rodney McGruder’s three-point attempt was no good, and

Kansas State had to foul. Chris Allen made one of two, and that was enough. “We’ve had a couple games where we’ve played very good stretches, but we haven’t closed out the game,” Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg said. “Today we did that.” The win marked seven victories in nine outings for the Cyclones, who began the streak with an upset of then-No. 10 Kansas on Jan. 28. Iowa State is tied with Baylor for third place in the league standings. The Wildcats (19-9, 8-8) came into the game with considerable momentum, having secured consecutive wins over Top-10 teams for the first time in program history with victories at Baylor and Missouri. Henriquez led the Wildcats with 19 points, 12 re-

bounds and seven blocks, but even that performance could not save Kansas State from another home loss. “We’re a lot more enthusiastic coming in as the underdog,” Henriquez said. “At home, we tend to be a lot more comfortable. Either way, it’s something that has to change, and it has to change right away.” Thanks to perfect shooting by Christopherson, the Cyclones went on a 17-4 run in the first half to lead 37-27 at the break. After halftime, it quickly became more competitive. The Wildcats turned their halftime deficit into a 40-38 lead. “That’s one of the hottest teams in the country right now,” Christopherson said. “We knew they were going to make a run. We talked about it.”

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IOWA STATE’S SCOTT CHRISTOPHERSON LOOKS TO PASS as he is defended by Kansas State’s Will Spradling, left, and Jamar Samuels. ISU beat K-State, 65-61, on Saturday in Manhattan.

Resilient OSU tops Texas A&M, 60-42 STILLWATER, OKLA. (AP) — An already-depleted Oklahoma State roster took another blow Wednesday when Le’Bryan Nash was lost for the season due to injury. Nash, the Big 12’s topscoring freshman, was averaging 13.3 points per game. Even before last week, coach Travis Ford was using an all-hands-on-deck philosophy. On Saturday, in a 60-42 victory over Texas A&M, that was the case again. Three players — Keiton Page, Markel Brown and Brian Williams — played at least 35 minutes each for the Cowboys (14-15, 7-9 Big 12). Michael Cobbins and Philip Jurick com-

bined for 55 minutes on the floor. Only two others, freshmen Cezar Guerrero and Marek Soucek, played more than 14 minutes. ”We just want to show people that even if we are down one, we can still compete,” said Cobbins, a 6-foot-8 redshirt freshman. “We need everybody to step it up a level and fill in (Nash’s) shoes.” Williams led the Cowboys with 17 points. Page scored 15 and Brown 12. Cobbins, Guerrero, Soucek and Jurick combined for 16 points and 19 rebounds. ”I’m very proud of our team for being able to come together the last couple of days and kind of respond from another injury,” said Ford. “We’ve

BOX SCORE TEXAS A&M (13-15) Loubeau 4-10 2-4 10, Middleton 6-13 1-2 14, R. Turner 2-4 3-4 7, Harris 1-6 0-0 3, E. Turner 2-8 0-0 6, Hibbert 0-1 0-0 0, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Green 0-2 0-0 0, Alexander 0-2 2-2 2, Kinsley 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-47 8-12 42./ OKLAHOMA ST. (14-15) Cobbins 3-8 0-2 6, Jurick 0-0 1-2 1, B. Williams 7-11 1-1 17, Page 4-13 4-4 15, Brown 3-6 4-5 12, Guerrero 2-3 1-2 5, Cox 0-0 0-0 0, Soucek 2-4 0-1 4. Totals 21-45 11-17 60. Halftime-Oklahoma St. 29-26. 3-Point Goals-Texas A&M 4-17 (E. Turner 2-6, Harris 1-4, Middleton 1-4, Hibbert 0-1, Alexander 0-2), Oklahoma St. 7-17 (Page 3-9, B. Williams 2-3, Brown 2-3, Soucek 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Texas A&M 27 (Loubeau 7), Oklahoma St. 34 (Cobbins 9). AssistsTexas A&M 6 (Harris 4), Oklahoma St. 15 (Brown 4). Total Fouls-Texas A&M 14, Oklahoma St. 14. A-10,409.

just challenged our guys the last couple of days from Keiton Page on down to Christien Sager and (Cezar) Guerrero, and all of them in between.”

Soucek, a 7-foot freshman from the Czech Republic, entered Saturday averaging less than six minutes per game. He played seven minutes in the first half, contributing a baseline jumper, drawing an offensive foul and assisting on a threepointer by Williams within a five-minute stretch. Soucek finished with four points and two rebounds. ”I just told them that everybody is going to have to do something more,” said Ford. “It doesn’t have to be scoring. For us, 15 points is a lot of points, but it may be screening better, it may be rebounding better, it may be defending better.” Williams, who entered Saturday averaging 8.2

points per game, said: “This was one of those nights where everything was clicking. We were making shots, and everything was going well.” The struggles continued for A&M (13-15, 4-12), which was picked with Kansas in the preseason to challenge for top league honors. The loss was the Aggies’ seventh in their last eight games dating to a 76-61 win over Oklahoma State on Jan. 29 in College Station. Trailing 29-26 at halftime, the Aggies scored just 16 second-half points, losing to Oklahoma State for the first time in four games. The conference’s lowest-scoring team finished 19 points under its season average of 61.3.

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BAYLOR GUARD BRADY HESLIP (5) IS FOULED bringing the ball up-court by Oklahoma’s Romero Osby. Baylor beat the Sooners, 70-60, on Saturday in Waco, Texas.

Baylor surges past Oklahoma WACO, TEXAS (AP) — For all the big bodies No. 13 Baylor has inside, those little shooters can’t be ignored. Pierre Jackson and Brady Heslip hit four three-pointers each, and both hit from long range in the Bears’ game-turning run midway through the second half on the way to a 70-60 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday. “We just had a hard time getting into our offense (before halftime). In the second half, we came out more focused and executed more,” Jackson said. “We all had a good game, but I was fortunate to get open and my teammates found me. I got some good screens, hit some shots.” The game was tied for the 12th time before Jack-

BOX SCORE OKLAHOMA (14-14) Fitzgerald 3-11 3-5 9, Osby 5-10 2-2 12, Grooms 1-5 0-0 2, Pledger 8-17 5-5 21, Clark 5-8 2-3 12, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 0-0 0-0 0, Blair 0-1 0-0 0, Neal 0-6 2-2 2, Arent 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 23-59 14-17 60. BAYLOR (24-5) Jones III 3-11 2-2 8, Acy 2-5 2-2 6, Miller 2-8 8-9 12, Heslip 5-13 2-2 16, Jackson 6-10 2-2 18, Walton 1-2 0-0 2, Jefferson 1-2 4-8 6, Jones 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 21-54 20-25 70. Halftime-Oklahoma 34-31. 3-Point Goals-Oklahoma 0-12 (Blair 0-1, Grooms 0-1, Neal 0-5, Pledger 0-5), Baylor 8-23 (Jackson 4-6, Heslip 4-9, Jones 0-1, Walton 0-1, Miller 0-3, Jones III 0-3). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsOklahoma 37 (Fitzgerald 9), Baylor 36 (Miller 9). Assists-Oklahoma 12 (Grooms 6), Baylor 10 (Walton 3). Total Fouls-Oklahoma 20, Baylor 14. Technical-Baylor Bench. A-8,002.

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if they win out and the Jayhawks lose Monday at Oklahoma State and Saturday at home against Texas. “We’ve got eight of those things now,” KU senior guard Tyshawn Taylor said of Big 12 championship trophies. The 2011-12 hardware will be delivered by the league office to KU at a later date per Self’s wishes. “That’s what we play our season for. After every huddle, every timeout, we yell, ‘Big 12 champions.’ We got that today. It feels good,” added Taylor, who scored 24 points, including nine of KU’s 12 points in overtime. His two free throws with 8.6 seconds left in OT erased an 86-85 deficit. Remember: He missed two down the stretch in the meltdown loss at MU. “I talked to one of my best friends after the last game, and he told me, ‘Next time you see them, you’re going to be in a bigger situation and a bigger stage, and it’s going to mean more.’ He was absolutely right,” Taylor said. “It was the same team again, and I came through this time. I’m actually glad I got to shoot those free throws. And I knocked them down.” “For him to make the two free throws in the same scenario as he missed them in Columbia ... I thought that was great,” Self said of Taylor, who opened OT with a three. “How poised was he down the stretch? He made every play.” MU had a chance to win after Taylor’s two free throws, but the Tigers’ final possession didn’t even result in a shot. Michael Dixon dribbled slowly down court, then after heading left near the top of the key, dished to Marcus Denmon (28 points), who was unable to launch a long-range shot before the final horn. Yes, the clock expired, and defender Travis Releford ripped off his jersey and stood on the scorer’s table as the fieldhouse crowd roared at perhaps an all-time decibel level. “That reminded me a little of Davidson,” Self said of the final possession of KU’s 59-57 victory over Davidson in the 2008 Elite Eight. Davidson launched a wild, off-balance three at the buzzer that had little chance of going in. “We did a good job. They never got the ball in scoring position.” It was junior forward Thomas Robinson (28 points, 12 rebounds) who saved the day in regulation. First, he hit an inside shot, and free throw (following a foul by Dixon) with 16.1 seconds left, erasing MU’s 75-72 lead. “I just knew I had to get the ball off the glass, and that is all I tried to do,”

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MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Ricardo Ratliffe 27 8-13 6-6 7-12 4 22 Phil Pressey 33 2-8 3-4 1-3 5 8 Matt Pressey 15 0-2 0-0 0-2 5 0 Marcus Denmon 44 10-15 2-2 0-5 1 28 Kim English 44 4-12 1-2 1-6 2 11 Michael Dixon 42 6-15 3-4 0-1 3 17 Steve Moore 20 0-0 0-0 2-7 2 0 team 0-1 Totals 30-65 15-18 11-37 22 86 Three-point goals: 11-29 (Denmon 6-10, English 2-6, Dixon 2-9, P. Pressey 1-3, M. Pressey 0-1). Assists: 22 (P. Pressey 12, Dixon 6, Denmon 2, M. Pressey, English). Turnovers: 10 (P. Pressey 2, M. Pressey 2, English 2, Ratliffe, Denmon, Moore, team). Blocked shots: 1 (Ratliffe). Steals: 7 (P. Pressey 2, Denmon 2, M. Pressey, English, Dixon). KANSAS (87)

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Thomas Robinson 38 10-21 8-9 2-12 3 28 Jess Withey 9 1-1 0-0 1-1 2 2 Tyshawn Taylor 44 7-13 7-8 0-4 3 24 Elijah Johnson 29 3-6 0-0 0-2 4 8 Travis Releford 34 1-7 5-8 2-3 0 7 Conner Teahan 37 4-4 0-0 0-1 1 12 Kevin Young 28 2-6 1-4 3-8 3 5 Justin Wesley 6 0-0 1-4 1-1 0 1 team 1-2 Totals 28-58 22-33 10-34 16 87 Three-point goals: 9-19 (Teahan 4-4, Taylor 3-7, Johnson 2-5, Releford 0-3). Assists: 16 (Johnson 8, Taylor 5, Releford 2, Teahan). Turnovers: 9 (Teahan 3, Robinson 2, Young 2, Taylor, Releford). Blocked shots: 6 (Young 4, Robinson, Taylor). Steals: 4 (Releford 2, Robinson, Teahan). Missouri 44 31 11 — 86 Kansas 32 43 12 — 87 Officials: Mark Whitehead, Gerry Pollard, Brent Meaux. Attendance: 16,300.

Robinson said. “He (Dixon) walked up from under me at the last second.” On the other end, Robinson skied to block a driving layup try of Phil Pressey with :02 left. That block assured overtime for KU and sent the crowd into a frenzy. “I think I had my eyes closed actually, to be honest with you,” Robinson said. Noted Self: “Thomas came from guarding the corner all the way over. That was a big-time play by a big-time player.” Robinson, who like Jeff Withey had two first-half fouls, sat out the final 41⁄2 minutes of the first half, MU’s lead going from two points to 12 (44-32) by halftime, a lead that grew to 19 the second half. “We were awful,” Self said. “We played so poorly. I thought we played tight, not to lose. I thought we got caught up in the emotion of the game. We played to protect it as opposed to go take. We were getting our butts handed to us. I knew something had to happen real fast or it was going to end sad. We did a much better job late. One thing as a coach ... you are down 19, and guys made plays. We showed some toughness making plays against a team that was on fire.” The 19-point comeback win tied for largest comeback in a KU home victory. KU trailed UCLA by 19 in the first half of a 85-70 win on Dec. 1, 1995. The biggest comeback in school history was from 22 down against Texas in a March 11, 2007, Big 12 tourney title game (an 8884 overtime victory). “It couldn’t have been scripted better for us,” Self said. “… We could have won by 20 and it wouldn’t have been as sweet as the way we won it today.” KU will meet Oklahoma State at 8 p.m. Monday in Stillwater, Okla.

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KANSAS GUARD TYSHAWN TAYLOR THROWS UP THREE FINGERS after hitting a three to start overtime against Missouri.

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KANSAS COACH BILL SELF LETS OUT A ROAR TO THE ALLEN FIELDHOUSE FAITHFUL after the Jayhawks clinched at least a tie for their eighth-straight Big 12 Conference regular-season title with an 87-86 overtime victory over rival Missouri on Saturday.

Warriors prove mettle Big comeback against the bitter rival ends with the home team winning, and we all know what happens next. The students make like water breaking through a dam and stream onto the court, forming a sea of flailing bodies. Not here. On game day, those who pay to walk through the door for a two-hours-and-change show don’t make it about themselves in Allen Fieldhouse, not when the athletes are under the same roof. They know the stage belongs to the players and don’t believe in desecrating it with the footsteps of mere mortals, even when the show happens to have been greater than any they had ever witnessed, replete with a plot twist as improbable as it was delightful. The patrons left the building Saturday sweating and smiling, shaking their heads over an affirmative response to a pair of questions they no doubt couldn’t stop asking themselves: 1. Did I really just witness my Kansas basketball team recover from a 19-point, second-half deficit to defeat the nation’s third-ranked team with Missouri on its chest in what could be the final time the rivals meet in a long, long time? Yes. 2. Did the coach who has on his roster a band of basketball players who lead more with emotion than intellect, so often don’t take great care of the basketball, shoot well only in streaks, are cursed with a penchant for spacing out, really just clinch a tie for his eighth consecutive Big 12 title? Even with an eight-man rotation that has two former walk-ons and a mid-major transfer still trying to find his way, and, oh, by the way, just one returning starter from a team that lost two lottery picks and a pair of starting perimeter players? Yes. How and how? The answers to both questions can be traced to the same qualities. The team that defeated Missouri, 87-86 in overtime, is packed with bold players who believe in their ability to win every battle. And they believe their general, coach Bill Self, will prepare them better than the other team’s general. What the players might lack in style, they more than compensate for with a loud competitive streak. Competing is what they do best. They believe nothing they face in games can be any more difficult than what they face daily in

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KANSAS FORWARD THOMAS ROBINSON FIRES UP the fieldhouse during overtime. practice. The bigger the Loyola Marymount, drew challenge, the better they another eruption from the play. The next time the audience with a powercoach looks the other way ful, two-handed flush, when a player doesn’t try and this time Missouri to meet the high standards couldn’t curb the momenhe sets will be the first. tum. Young’s dunk started It’s not easy playing basa 19-4 run that lasted 8:10. ketball at Kansas, but who During the blitz, Johnwants easy? Not these son kept making passes strong-willed fighters. into small openings with When the so-hard-toTodd Reesing accuracy. guard Marcus Denmon Teahan stayed hot. Travis answered a Tyshawn Releford turned up the Taylor three-pointer with defensive heat. Taylor yet another of his own, patiently yet relentlessly the Misattacked the souri lead hoop, and stood at Robinson 58-39 with dominated 16:24 left. inside. RobThe stage inson not was set for only had a monuthe blocked mental shot that comeback, extended and the the rivalry tkeegan@ljworld.com players five more pulled it off riveting with a methodical assault minutes, he also scored 11 on the deficit. Making points in the final 8:58 of his bid for best supportregulation. ing actor to Taylor and Spectators who have Thomas Robinson — the been coming regularly for names on the marquee — decades to the building Elijah Johnson triggered that next month turns 62 the comeback by nailing could not remember it a pair of three-pointers ever being louder than it in 65 seconds. Now was during the comeback. Missouri’s lead was 13. As the decibels rose, so Robinson’s jumper made too did the temperature. it a much more manageMore than just the players able 11-point deficit. But were sweating, especially Missouri’s undersized in the upper regions. scoring machines kept Body heat rises. ringing up points. Even Now it was time for during a stretch in which Robinson to cede the Conner Teahan lit the spotlight to his co-star crowd with one of his four Taylor, the excitable, exthree-pointers (in four citing senior guard from attempts), Kansas nearly Hoboken, N.J., hometown was all the way back in of another great perthe hole it had started former, the late crooner, to climb out of when a Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Kim English drive put the Frank Sinatra. For the Tigers up, 67-51, with 10:51 day’s script to remain on left. Expending all that en- the too-corny-for-fiction ergy on a treadmill to no- track, Taylor needed to where might have broken be the one to carry this less competitive spirits. band of misfit toys to the Not the Big 12 champs. finish. After all, it was Kevin Young, the Taylor who played so junior transfer from brilliantly for all but the

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final two minutes in Columbia, Mo., when it was the Tigers who stormed from way behind to victory. And then he gave it all away. In that one, he dribbled the ball away for one turnover, charged for another and missed a pair of free throws, all in the final two minutes. In this one, Taylor scored nine points in the overtime. Until these rivals meet again, Taylor can lay claim to having scored the final points, the final field goal and the final free throws against Missouri. He opened the overtime banging a three-pointer and again gave KU a three-point lead with 2:46 left on a sweet one-hander. Twice in a 20-second span of the last half-minute, Taylor turned a one-point deficit into a one-point lead. First, he cut back-door, and Johnson threaded a beauty to him, setting him up for a two-hand slam. And after Denmon hit a baseline shot with 12 seconds left, Taylor drove and was fouled. He made both free throws to give KU an 8786 lead that stood as the final score. On a day Taylor and Johnson combined for 13 assists and one turnover, Taylor and Robinson combined to make 15 of 17 free throws. Maybe now the gas bags who can’t seem to stop obsessing on the unsightly warts of Taylor’s game can instead appreciate its breathtaking beauty while a few grains of sand remain in the hour glass of his compelling KU career. Nobody personifies this team better than Taylor, so amazingly quick but at times not quick enough to get out of his own way, yet in the end best described in one word: winner.


KANSAS 87, MISSOURI 86, OT

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T-Rob ‘great’ against Tigers By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

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KANSAS’ THOMAS ROBINSON (0) SWATS A SHOT BY MISSOURI’S PHIL PRESSEY with seconds left in regulation to preserve a tie and force overtime. KU eventually prevailed, 87-86 in OT, on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.

Tiger coach laments War’s end By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

Missouri coach Frank Haith made it clear once again after Kansas University’s 87-86 victory over MU on Saturday: He isn’t convinced the KU-MU Border War rivalry should end after this season. “If you saw the atmosphere out here today and the atmosphere at our place, it’d be sad if we don’t play,” Haith said. “I just don’t understand it, and hopefully we can get to it and continue to play. This is too good of a game and too good of a rivalry to not play.” The contest had many similarities to the teams’ first game on Feb. 4, with the roles reversed this time. This time, Missouri was the road team that wasn’t getting the benefit of a home whistle. That included the final seconds

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MIZZOU’S MICHAEL DIXON (11) GETS NEARLY HORIZONTAL for a shot between KU’s Conner Teahan, left, Tyshawn Taylor (10) and Thomas Robinson. of regulation when a potential game-winning layup by Phil Pressey was blocked by KU’s Thomas Robinson. “It was a lot of contact,” Haith said. “Hey, some of the bounces don’t go your way.”

MU guard Marcus Denmon said he thought Pressey might have been bumped going into the lane. “We are on the road, so we knew we probably wouldn’t get a call,” Denmon said. “We were just

trying to get a good look at the basket.” Haith had a few words with the officials about the no-call before overtime began. “I was just hopeful that we could get the same contact calls on both ends,” Haith said. “If there’s going to be nocall, then there should be no-call on the other end. That’s the only thing I had a conversation with the officials about.” Haith’s main beef appeared to be a whistle a few seconds earlier. With KU trailing, 75-72, Robinson put in a layup while drawing a foul on MU guard Michael Dixon. Robinson completed the three-point play to tie it with 16 seconds left. “I want to see what happened on that foul,” Haith said, before pointing at a media member and winking, indicating

he wanted to say more but couldn’t. MU led, 67-53, with 10:40 left in the second half before being held without a field goal for six minutes, 50 seconds. During that time, KU went on a 13-2 run to close the deficit to 69-66. “We had the game in our hands, just like they apparently had the game in their hands in Columbia,” MU senior guard Kim English said. “We had the game in our hands. We gave them a gift.” KU’s victory secured at least a share of its eighth straight Big 12 regular-season championship under coach Bill Self. “Bill’s done a helluva job, boy, because that’s hard to do,” Haith said. “What’s he’s done is pretty amazing, and I have a lot of respect for what he’s done here, no question about it.”

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KANSAS GUARD TYSHAWN TAYLOR DUNKS DURING OVERTIME, when he scored nine of his 24 points.

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self had a heart-to-heart talk with junior forward Thomas Robinson on Thursday — a day after Robinson was whistled for a technical foul in the final minute of a 66-58 victory at Texas A&M. “I was really disappointed in him Wednesday. I think he was feeling pressure. Today he didn’t (feel pressure). He played to win. In no way did he think about anything but winning the game,” Self after watching Robinson score 28 points and grab 12 rebounds in KU’s 8786 overtime victory over Missouri. “He was great today. That’s what the best players do. They make plays with the game on the line,” Self added of Robinson, whose basket and foul shot tied MU at 75 with 16.1 seconds left. His block of Phil Pressey’s driving layup with two ticks left assured overtime. “Without being too critical, he was the polar opposite today than he was in College Station. That wasn’t him in College Station. Here’s a guy who didn’t play last year or as a freshman, wasn’t a McDonald’s guy (out of high school), not a highly recruited kid by highly recruited standards. He’s now one of two for national player of the year and has his family counting on him to do things and has everybody in his ear, doesn’t have people in his family necessarily tell him, ‘I’m proud of you regardless of what happens,’” Self added. Robinson was beaming after the victory. “It was big. Revenge, payback … it definitely feels good,” he said. “It felt like someone just jumped us (in building 19-point lead) and ran away, and finally we caught up with them. I can’t even put this into words. I don’t think I’m ever going to be part of something as big as this game was tonight. Just when I thought we couldn’t get to another level, we stuck together and got better tonight. “I don’t think you can put a team in a tougher situation at home,” added Robinson, who hit 10 of 21 shots and eight of nine free throws. “We were down 19 against a Top Five team and we stuck to it and got through it.”

GARY BEDORE’S KU BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

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THOMAS ROBINSON (0) LOOKS AT RICARDO RATLIFFE (10) after Robinson made a layup to bring the Jayhawks within a point of the Tigers late in regulation.

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CHRIS FELLOWS, A KU SOPHOMORE from Kansas City, Mo., dresses the part of abolitionist John Brown.

Withey ankle OK: KU junior Jeff Withey, who twisted his left ankle in the opening minutes, had two points and a rebound in nine minutes. Withey did not need Xrays after the game. He will receive treatment in preparation for Monday’s 8 p.m. game at Oklahoma State. He reported on Twitter on Saturday night that the ankle is OK and he’ll be in the lineup Monday. “Thanks for all the support Jayhawk nation. My foot is fine. I sprained it, but I’ll be ready to play Monday. Rock Chalk,” Withey wrote. Coach Bill Self said he asked Withey at the end of regulation, “Can you win the tip (if he jumped center in overtime)?” “He gave me, ‘Uhhh.’ I said. ‘OK, you just answered my question.’ I don’t think he thought he could do it. I knew he couldn’t run.” Self added: “It’s unfor-

It’s two schools that fiercely don’t like each other hooking up and going at it. We saw the best they have to offer in Columbia. They saw the best we have to offer. It’s a shame it’s going to end, but it’s definitely going to end. Playing them once a year with nothing on the line doesn’t carry the same value as playing twice a year with a championship on the line.”

from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire, attended. A former St. John’s signee, Sampson was the No. 51-ranked player in the Class of 2011. He was not cleared academically by the NCAA, thus decided to attend prep school a year. Semi Ojeleye, a 6-6, 215-pound junior small forward from Ottawa High, also attended. He has ! received scholarship offers ! Recruits in the house: from Kansas State, MarSeries to end: Self No. 1-rated Shabazz Muquette, Missouri, Nebraska, reiterated Saturdays’ game hammad, a 6-foot-6 senior Northwestern, Oklahoma would be the last the two forward from Bishop GorState, UCLA and Wisconsin. teams play in Lawrence. man High in Las Vegas who Also, KU signees Landen “The next coach (at KU) is considering KU, Kentucky, Lucas, a 6-10, 245-pound may play. The next presiDuke, UCLA, UNLV and Ari- senior center from Westdent, next AD may force me zona; No. 33-ranked Tony view high in Portland, and to play, who knows?” Self Parker, 6-9, 250-pound Perry Ellis, 6-8 senior from said. “Missouri has to market center from Miller Grove Wichita Heights, attended. their future. We are their High in Lithonia, Ga., who Conner Frankamp, a 6-3 past. For it to end like this is is considering KU, UConn, junior guard from Wichita pretty cool for us, especially Duke, Georgetown, Georgia, North who has committhe way we lost the first Kentucky, Memphis, Ohio ted to KU, was there, as game (blowing eight-point State, UCLA and others; was Brannen Greene, 6-6 lead in 74-71 loss on Feb. 4 and JaKarr Sampson, 6-8, junior commit from Mary at MU). It’s a great rivalry. 205-pound senior forward Persons High in Monroe, Ga. tunate he turned his ankle right off the bat. We played seven, eight minutes with Jeff and Thomas together and somehow won the game. Conner (Teahan, 4-for-4 from three for 12 points) played 37 minutes. Who would have ever thought that’s what we need to do to win? Kevin Young (five points, eight boards, 28 minutes) gave us good minutes, too.”


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Davis scores 28 as No. 1 Kentucky rolls NOTRE DAME (20-9) Martin 9-15 0-0 18, Connaughton 3-12 0-0 7, Cooley 7-9 4-5 18, Atkins 2-9 0-2 5, Grant 1-8 0-0 2, Dragicevich 2-9 0-0 6, Knight 1-4 0-0 2, Brooks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-66 4-7 58. ST. JOHN’S (13-16) Harkless 8-16 5-7 22, Pointer 1-3 1-2 4, Garrett 4-8 3-4 11, Greene 2-7 0-0 4, Harrison 5-10 4-6 15, Achiuwa 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 22-47 14-21 61. Halftime-St. John’s 31-25. 3-Point Goals-Notre Dame 4-31 (Dragicevich 2-8, Atkins 1-5, Connaughton 1-9, Martin 0-4, Grant 0-5), St. John’s 3-11 (Pointer 1-1, Harkless 1-3, Harrison 1-4, Garrett 0-1, Greene 0-2). Fouled Out-Connaughton. Rebounds-Notre Dame 35 (Cooley 11), St. John’s 37 (Harkless 9). Assists-Notre Dame 15 (Grant 7), St. John’s 8 (Garrett, Harrison, Pointer 2). Total Fouls-Notre Dame 16, St. John’s 13. A-11,436.

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No. 1 Kentucky 83, Vanderbilt 74 LEXINGTON, KY. — Freshman Anthony Davis scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-11 shooting, and Kentucky beat Vanderbilt on Saturday to win the Southeastern Conference regular-season title for the 45th time. The Wildcats (28-1, 140) have won 51 straight at home and are on a 20game winning streak overall. But Kentucky trailed at halftime and needed a late surge to put away the scrappy Commodores. Davis, who had 11 rebounds and five blocks, hit an 18-foot jumper as the shot clock expired with 1:06 left. Terrence Jones added a dunk, and Davis blocked Lance Goulbourne’s shot with 31 seconds to go to put the game away. VANDERBILT (20-9) Ezeli 5-10 5-6 15, Tinsley 1-5 4-5 7, Goulbourne 4-10 3-4 11, Jenkins 6-18 2-3 18, Taylor 8-16 1-5 19, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Fuller 0-0 0-0 0, Parker 2-3 0-0 4, Tchiengang 0-1 0-0 0, Odom 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-63 15-23 74. KENTUCKY (28-1) Jones 5-7 2-2 12, Kidd-Gilchrist 4-10 0-0 8, Davis 10-11 8-9 28, Lamb 4-7 0-0 9, Teague 5-12 6-7 16, Miller 4-9 0-0 9, Vargas 0-0 1-2 1, Wiltjer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-56 17-20 83. Halftime-Vanderbilt 37-36. 3-Point Goals-Vanderbilt 7-18 (Jenkins 4-9, Taylor 2-5, Tinsley 1-3, Parker 0-1), Kentucky 2-10 (Lamb 1-3, Miller 1-4, Kidd-Gilchrist 0-1, Teague 0-2). Fouled Out-Jones, KiddGilchrist. Rebounds-Vanderbilt 29 (Taylor 9), Kentucky 37 (Davis 11). AssistsVanderbilt 7 (Johnson 2), Kentucky 11 (Teague 6). Total Fouls-Vanderbilt 18, Kentucky 18. A-24,388.

No. 2 Syracuse 71, Connecticut 69 STORRS, CONN. — Fab Melo’s follow-up dunk with 31 seconds left lifted Syracuse over Connecticut and clinched the Big East regular-season title for the Orange. C.J. Fair blocked a shot by Roscoe Smith just before the buzzer to preserve the victory for Syracuse (29-1, 16-1). SYRACUSE (29-1) Christmas 0-1 0-0 0, Joseph 8-15 2-2 21, Melo 5-6 1-2 11, Jardine 3-10 1-2 7, Triche 2-6 2-2 6, Carter-Williams 1-1 0-0 3, Waiters 3-11 4-4 10, Fair 3-6 0-0 6, Keita 0-1 0-2 0, Southerland 3-7 0-0 7. Totals 28-64 10-14 71. UCONN (17-11) Smith 5-11 3-6 13, Oriakhi 3-6 2-2 8, Drummond 7-13 1-2 15, Lamb 7-15 3-3 19, Boatright 5-13 0-0 14, Daniels 0-3 0-0 0, Giffey 0-2 0-0 0, Olander 0-1 0-0 0, Napier 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 27-67 9-13 69. Halftime-Syracuse 43-29. 3-Point Goals-Syracuse 5-20 (Joseph 3-7, CarterWilliams 1-1, Southerland 1-4, Triche 0-1, Jardine 0-3, Waiters 0-4), UConn 6-20 (Boatright 4-8, Lamb 2-8, Daniels 0-2, Napier 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Syracuse 41 (Melo 9), UConn 37 (Drummond 13). Assists-Syracuse 14 (Jardine 6), UConn 17 (Napier 7). Total Fouls-Syracuse 13, UConn 10. A-10,167.

No. 24 San Diego St. 74, Colorado State 66 SAN DIEGO — Jamaal Franklin matched his career high with 31 points and added a career-high 16 rebounds for San Diego No. 21 UNLV 68, State. Air Force 58 The Aztecs beat ColoLAS VEGAS — Chace rado State to pull into a Stanback scored 21 points tie for first place in the to lead UNLV. Mountain West ConferStanback scored 13 points in the first half for UNLV (24-6, 8-4 Mountain West), including his first three three-point attempts. He had eight rebounds and finished 5-of-7 from three-point range.

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KENTUCKY’S ANTHONY DAVIS (23) SHOOTS over Vanderbilt’s Festus Ezeli during the second half on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won, 83-74. No. 7 North Carolina 54, No. 25 Virginia 51 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — UNC’s Tyler Zeller scored 20 points, including a critical dunk with 13.3 seconds left and the shot clock winding down. NORTH CAROLINA (25-4) Henson 4-10 7-8 15, Barnes 3-15 1-3 7, Zeller 7-11 6-6 20, Marshall 0-6 1-2 1, Bullock 1-3 0-0 3, White 0-1 0-0 0, Hairston 2-4 0-0 5, Watts 0-0 0-0 0, McAdoo 0-1 3-4 3. Totals 17-51 18-23 54. VIRGINIA (21-7) Scott 3-13 0-0 6, Ak. Mitchell 0-2 0-0 0, Evans 6-13 1-3 13, Harris 5-10 0-1 12, Zeglinski 4-12 0-0 11, Jesperson 1-5 0-0 3, Brogdon 1-4 2-2 4, Atkins 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 21-60 3-6 51. Halftime-Virginia 30-26. 3-Point Goals-North Carolina 2-14 (Bullock 1-3, Hairston 1-3, White 0-1, Marshall 0-2, Barnes 0-5), Virginia 6-23 (Zeglinski 3-10, Harris 2-5, Jesperson 1-3, Evans 0-1, Scott 0-2, Brogdon 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-North Carolina 48 (Henson 11), Virginia 29 (Scott 7). Assists-North Carolina 8 (Marshall 6), Virginia 7 (Evans, Harris 3). Total FoulsNorth Carolina 11, Virginia 17. A-14,273.

15, Lubick 1-1 0-0 3, Whittington 0-1 1-2 1, Hopkins 0-1 2-2 2, Bowen 2-2 0-0 4, Caprio 0-1 0-0 0, Trawick 2-5 1-1 5. Totals 24-52 16-23 67. Halftime-Georgetown 30-23. 3-Point Goals-Villanova 3-12 (Cheek 2-5, Wayns 1-5, Hilliard 0-1, Yacoubou 0-1), Georgetown 3-13 (Lubick 1-1, Porter 1-2, Clark 1-5, Trawick 0-1, Thompson 0-4). Fouled Out-Cheek, Whittington. Rebounds-Villanova 24 (Yarou 7), Georgetown 41 (Clark, Porter, Sims, Thompson, Whittington 6). AssistsVillanova 5 (Wayns 4), Georgetown 10 (Thompson 4). Total Fouls-Villanova 20, Georgetown 22. A-19,277.

PURDUE (19-10) Hummel 5-12 4-4 17, Carroll 2-2 2-2 6, T. Johnson 9-12 4-4 22, Jackson 3-9 2-2 9, Smith 3-4 0-0 7, A. Johnson 1-5 2-4 5, Anthrop 0-0 0-0 0, Byrd 3-9 0-0 7, Beshears 1-1 0-0 2, Hart 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-54 14-16 75. MICHIGAN (21-8) Morgan 4-7 0-2 8, Novak 4-11 0-0 12, Douglass 3-7 0-0 7, Burke 4-12 2-2 12, Hardaway Jr. 5-13 0-0 10, Brundidge 0-0 0-0 0, Vogrich 1-3 0-0 3, Bartelstein 0-0 0-0 0, McLimans 0-0 0-0 0, Smotrycz 2-3 0-0 5, Person 2-3 0-0 4, Christian 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-60 2-4 61. Halftime-Purdue 32-28. 3-Point GoalsPurdue 7-15 (Hummel 3-4, Jackson 1-1, Smith 1-2, A. Johnson 1-3, Byrd 1-4, T. Johnson 0-1), Michigan 9-32 (Novak 4-10, Burke 2-6, Smotrycz 1-2, Vogrich 1-3, Douglass 1-4, Person 0-1, Hardaway Jr. 0-6). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Purdue 31 (Hummel 9), Michigan 31 (Hardaway Jr., Morgan, Novak 6). Assists-Purdue 12 (Jackson 5), Michigan 12 (Douglass 5). Total Fouls-Purdue 8, Michigan 15. A-12,721.

No. 6 Michigan State 62, Nebraska 34 EAST LANSING, MICH. — Draymond Green had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help Michigan State beat Nebraska for its seventh Georgia 76, No. 12 Florida 62 straight victory. ATHENS, GA. — FreshNEBRASKA (12-15) man Kentavious CaldwellMcCray 1-6 0-0 3, Richardson 2-9 2-2 6, Ubel 6-9 0-0 13, Spencer 1-6 0-0 2, Pope scored 18 points. Walker 0-2 0-0 0, Rivers 0-3 0-0 0, Moore 1-3 2-2 4, Tyrance 0-0 0-0 0, Niemann 0-0 0-0 0, Talley 1-4 0-0 2, Fox 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 14-48 4-4 34. MICHIGAN ST. (24-5) Payne 2-3 0-0 4, Appling 1-2 0-1 2, Thornton 3-4 0-0 9, Dawson 2-3 2-2 6, Green 7-11 3-3 20, Byrd 2-4 0-0 6, Gauna 1-1 1-3 3, Kearney 0-2 0-0 0, Chapman 0-0 0-0 0, Wetzel 0-0 0-0 0, Nix 2-3 1-1 5, Wood 3-4 0-0 7, Sweeny 0-0 0-0 0, Wollenman 0-1 0-0 0, Ianni 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-39 7-10 62. Halftime-Michigan St. 23-15. 3-Point Goals-Nebraska 2-17 (Ubel 1-1, McCray 1-4, Fox 0-1, Walker 0-1, Rivers 0-2, Talley 0-2, Moore 0-2, Spencer 0-2, Richardson 0-2), Michigan St. 9-18 (Thornton 3-4, Green 3-6, Byrd 2-4, Wood 1-2, Payne 0-1, Appling 0-1). Fouled OutMcCray. Rebounds-Nebraska 20 (Fox 5), Michigan St. 33 (Green 10). AssistsNebraska 8 (Richardson 5), Michigan St. 15 (Nix 5). Total Fouls-Nebraska 14, Michigan St. 12. A-14,797.

No. 14 Murray State 69, Tennessee Tech 64 COOKEVILLE, TENN. — Isaiah Canaan scored 18 points, and Murray State beat Tennessee Tech to finish the season undefeated on the road for the first time in school history. MURRAY ST. (28-1) Daniel 4-5 1-4 9, Canaan 5-13 5-5 18, Poole 2-7 2-2 7, Long 4-9 1-2 9, Aska 3-8 3-3 9, Wilson 1-1 0-0 2, Mushatt 2-2 2-6 6, Jackson 2-5 4-4 9, Garrett 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-50 18-26 69. TENNESSEE TECH (18-12) Swansey 5-13 0-0 11, Barnes 1-5 0-0 2, Dillard 5-7 2-2 12, Inameti 2-2 0-2 4, Murphy 9-19 1-2 26, McMorrow 0-0 0-0 0, McKay 0-0 0-2 0, Dunn 0-0 0-0 0, Bailey 3-7 1-2 9. Totals 25-53 4-10 64. Halftime-Tennessee Tech 34-30. 3-Point Goals-Murray St. 5-16 (Canaan 3-8, Jackson 1-2, Poole 1-5, Long 0-1), Tennessee Tech 10-19 (Murphy 7-12, Bailey 2-3, Swansey 1-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Murray St. 33 (Poole 7), Tennessee Tech 28 (Dillard 9). Assists-Murray St. 11 (Canaan 4), Tennessee Tech 15 (Swansey 6). Total Fouls-Murray St. 14, Tennessee Tech 19. A-9,021.

No. 9 Georgetown 67, Villanova 46 WASHINGTON — Fresh- TCU 83, man Otto Porter had 15 No. 18 New Mexico 64 FORT WORTH, TEXAS — points and six rebounds. Amric Fields scored eight VILLANOVA (11-17) consecutive points for Wayns 1-10 0-0 3, Johnson 1-4 1-1 3, Yarou 2-10 5-8 9, Cheek 6-13 5-6 TCU in a 48-second span 19, Sutton 2-4 2-4 6, Hilliard 0-3 0-0 0, during the tiebreaking Kennedy 2-5 0-0 4, Pinkston 0-0 0-0 0, Yacoubou 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 14-50 run, and the Horned Frogs 15-21 46. upset another ranked GEORGETOWN (21-6) Thompson 4-11 2-6 10, Sims 4-5 4-6 team at home, beating 12, Clark 5-14 4-4 15, Porter 6-11 2-2 New Mexico.

No. 5 Duke 70, Virginia Tech 65, OT DURHAM, N.C. — Austin Rivers scored 23 points, and Seth Curry added 19 for Duke. Miles Plumlee added 15 rebounds and two free throws with 9.6 seconds left for the Blue Devils Purdue 75, (25-4, 12-2), who made six No. 11 Michigan 61 of eight foul shots in the ANN ARBOR, MICH. — final minute of overtime. Terone Johnson scored a career-high 22 points, and VIRGINIA TECH (15-14) Raines 7-10 2-3 16, Finney-Smith 2-11 Robbie Hummel added 17 1-8 6, Hudson 6-13 2-2 16, Green 7-19 2-3 16, Eddie 2-5 0-0 5, Brown 1-5 0-0 for Purdue. 2, Rankin 0-0 0-0 0, Barksdale 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 27-66 7-16 65. DUKE (25-4) Mi. Plumlee 1-3 3-4 5, Kelly 2-6 3-4 8, Rivers 5-12 11-17 23, Thornton 2-6 0-0 6, Curry 7-15 4-5 19, Cook 0-2 2-2 2, Mas. Plumlee 3-5 1-2 7, Hairston 0-0 0-0 0, Dawkins 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 20-52 24-34 70. Halftime-Duke 26-24. End Of Regulation-Tied 58. 3-Point GoalsVirginia Tech 4-13 (Hudson 2-4, Eddie 1-2, Finney-Smith 1-4, Green 0-3), Duke 6-24 (Thornton 2-5, Rivers 2-6, Kelly 1-3, Curry 1-6, Cook 0-1, Dawkins 0-3). Fouled Out-Eddie, Kelly. ReboundsVirginia Tech 38 (Finney-Smith 12), Duke 44 (Mi. Plumlee 15). AssistsVirginia Tech 11 (Eddie 5), Duke 7 (Thornton 3). Total Fouls-Virginia Tech 25, Duke 13. A-9,314.

Halftime-Saint Joseph’s 37-32. 3-Point Goals-Temple 4-15 (Wyatt 1-2, Brown 1-3, Moore 1-5, Fernandez 1-5), Saint Joseph’s 9-24 (Galloway 4-6, Jones 3-7, Wilson 1-2, Kanacevic 1-3, Trevisan 0-1, Quarles 0-2, Aiken 0-3). Fouled OutKanacevic. Rebounds-Temple 33 (Eric 14), Saint Joseph’s 34 (Kanacevic 12). Assists-Temple 13 (Fernandez, HollisJefferson, Moore 3), Saint Joseph’s 13 (Kanacevic 6). Total Fouls-Temple 26, Saint Joseph’s 18. A-NA.

FLORIDA (22-7) Boynton 4-11 0-0 11, Young 4-9 0-0 8, Walker 4-11 4-4 14, Beal 5-12 9-10 19, Murphy 1-6 0-0 2, Rosario 3-9 0-1 6, Wilbekin 0-1 0-0 0, Prather 1-1 0-0 2, Larson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-60 13-15 62. GEORGIA (13-15) Caldwell-Pope 8-13 0-0 18, Thornton 2-7 0-2 4, D. Williams 4-6 3-4 11, Robinson 4-11 6-6 15, Djurisic 5-8 1-2 12, Ware 2-4 5-6 11, V. Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Brantley 1-1 0-0 3, Florveus 1-1 0-1 2. Totals 27-51 15-21 76. Halftime-Georgia 36-27. 3-Point GoalsFlorida 5-23 (Boynton 3-7, Walker 2-4, Rosario 0-3, Beal 0-4, Murphy 0-5), Georgia 7-20 (Ware 2-3, Caldwell-Pope 2-6, Brantley 1-1, Djurisic 1-2, Robinson 1-5, Thornton 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Florida 36 (Beal 12), Georgia 30 (Djurisic 7). Assists-Florida 8 (Beal, Boynton 2), Georgia 16 (Robinson 7). Total Fouls-Florida 19, Georgia 15. A-10,265.

NEW MEXICO (22-6) Hardeman 5-7 5-8 15, Gordon 3-6 1-1 7, Fenton 0-4 3-5 3, Snell 2-8 0-0 6, McDonald 1-4 0-0 2, Greenwood 2-3 1-2 6, Adams 0-0 2-2 2, Williams 5-12 0-0 10, Walker 3-7 0-0 7, Bairstow 2-4 2-3 6. Totals 23-55 14-21 64. TCU (17-11) Crossland 1-1 0-0 2, Williams 4-11 0-0 12, Anderson 3-6 2-2 10, Thorns 3-6 6-7 14, Cadot 6-10 2-2 15, Fields 3-12 4-6 11, Butler 0-0 0-0 0, McKinney 2-4 2-3 6, Green 4-7 4-5 13. Totals 26-57 20-25 83. Halftime-Tied 38-38. 3-Point GoalsNew Mexico 4-17 (Snell 2-7, Greenwood 1-1, Walker 1-3, Williams 0-2, McDonald 0-2, Fenton 0-2), TCU 11-26 (Williams 4-10, Anderson 2-3, Thorns 2-4, Green 1-1, Cadot 1-2, Fields 1-6). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-New Mexico 35 (Gordon 12), TCU 35 (Cadot 10). AssistsNew Mexico 15 (Fenton, Snell, Williams 3), TCU 17 (Thorns 9). Total Fouls-New Mexico 20, TCU 21. A-6,460.

No. 19 Wichita St. 81, Drake 58 WICHITA — Ben Smith scored 18 points to lead Wichita State. Garrett Stutz added 15 points, and Toure Murry chipped in 14 for Wichita State (26-4, 16-2), which had already clinched the Missouri Valley regular season championship. DRAKE (16-14) Clarke 0-0 0-0 0, Jeffers 4-8 2-2 12, Madison 0-5 0-0 0, Rice 7-12 4-5 18, Simons 7-17 0-0 21, Hawley 0-5 0-0 0, Alexander 3-11 0-0 6, Welfringer 0-0 0-0 0, Parker 0-1 0-0 0, Woods 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 21-59 7-9 58. WICHITA ST. (26-4) Ragland 0-1 0-1 0, Williams 3-8 4-4 11, Smith 6-12 2-2 18, Murry 7-15 0-0 14, Stutz 4-10 7-7 15, Wessel 0-0 0-0 0, Orukpe 2-3 0-0 4, Hall 0-1 1-2 1, Kyles 5-12 3-4 13, Cotton 2-3 0-0 5, White 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-65 17-20 81. Halftime-Wichita St. 36-25. 3-Point Goals-Drake 9-23 (Simons 7-12, Jeffers 2-4, Rice 0-2, Madison 0-2, Hawley 0-3), Wichita St. 6-25 (Smith 4-8, Cotton 1-2, Williams 1-4, Ragland 0-1, Murry 0-2, Stutz 0-2, Kyles 0-6). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Drake 32 (Alexander, Hawley, Rice 4), Wichita St. 44 (Kyles, Murry 7). Assists-Drake 6 (Alexander 3), Wichita St. 16 (Kyles 6). Total FoulsDrake 17, Wichita St. 10. A-10,506.

St. John’s 61, No. 20 Notre Dame 58 NEW YORK — Moe Harkless had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead St. John’s to its first win over a ranked team in 11 games this season. D’Angelo Harrison added 15 points for St. John’s (13-16, 6-10 Big East).

AIR FORCE (13-13) Hammonds 0-3 0-0 0, Fitzgerald 3-7 0-0 6, Broekhuis 4-10 0-2 8, Fletcher 1-5 4-4 7, Lyons 9-20 0-3 18, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Carter 0-0 0-0 0, Yon 0-1 0-0 0, Green 6-8 0-1 17, Hempsey 0-0 0-0 0, Barnhill 1-1 0-0 2, Kammerer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-55 4-10 58. UNLV (24-6) Stanback 7-15 2-2 21, Moser 2-7 3-4 7, Massamba 0-5 2-4 2, Bellfield 2-6 2-2 8, Marshall 3-6 9-11 15, Thomas 0-0 0-0 0, Wallace 1-1 0-0 3, Smith 0-0 1-2 1, Lopez 0-0 0-0 0, Hawkins 5-9 0-0 11. Totals 20-49 19-25 68. Halftime-UNLV 37-23. 3-Point GoalsAir Force 6-19 (Green 5-7, Fletcher 1-2, Yon 0-1, Fitzgerald 0-2, Broekhuis 0-2, Lyons 0-5), UNLV 9-19 (Stanback 5-7, Bellfield 2-4, Wallace 1-1, Hawkins 1-3, Moser 0-2, Marshall 0-2). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Air Force 30 (Lyons 7), UNLV 40 (Moser 11). Assists-Air Force 10 (Broekhuis 4), UNLV 16 (Bellfield, Marshall 5). Total Fouls-Air Force 19, UNLV 15. Technicals-Massamba, Wallace. A-16,036.

Saint Joseph’s 82, No. 22 Temple 72 PHILADELPHIA — Langston Galloway scored 22 points, while Carl Jones and Ronald Roberts each added 18 to lead Saint Joseph’s past Temple. TEMPLE (22-6) Wyatt 3-8 4-6 11, Hollis-Jefferson 6-10 3-4 15, Moore 6-15 2-3 15, Fernandez 1-7 0-0 3, Eric 7-10 0-2 14, DiLeo 1-1 5-6 7, McDonnell 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 1-4 0-0 3, Pendergast 0-0 0-0 0, Cummings 0-0 0-0 0, Lee 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 26-57 16-23 72. SAINT JOSEPH’S (19-11) Kanacevic 5-7 3-4 14, Aiken 1-5 3-4 5, Galloway 6-9 6-6 22, Quarles 0-5 0-0 0, Jones 3-11 9-10 18, Maschmeyer 0-0 0-0 0, Trevisan 0-1 0-0 0, Wilson 2-4 0-1 5, Hess 0-0 0-0 0, Roberts, Jr. 7-9 4-9 18. Totals 24-51 25-34 82.

ence with New Mexico and UNLV. COLORADO ST. (17-10) Hornung 5-12 1-1 11, Eikmeier 5-18 2-2 14, Sabas 3-4 0-0 7, Green 5-12 4-6 14, D. Smith 0-1 0-0 0, Mann 0-0 0-0 0, Carr 2-6 2-2 7, Bell 2-4 0-0 4, G. Smith 4-9 0-0 9. Totals 26-66 9-11 66. SAN DIEGO ST. (22-6) Thames 6-13 2-2 15, Green 1-2 1-2 3, Shelton 3-5 0-0 6, J. Franklin 8-15 14-15 31, Tapley 1-7 3-5 5, L. Franklin 0-2 0-0 0, Rahon 5-11 0-0 14, Stephens 0-0 0-0 0, Ebrahimian 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-56 20-24 74. Halftime-Colorado St. 34-30. 3-Point Goals-Colorado St. 5-14 (Eikmeier 2-6, Sabas 1-1, G. Smith 1-1, Carr 1-2, Green 0-4), San Diego St. 6-16 (Rahon 4-8, Thames 1-1, J. Franklin 1-4, Ebrahimian 0-1, Green 0-1, Tapley 0-1). Fouled OutCarr, Hornung, G. Smith. ReboundsColorado St. 33 (Hornung 9), San Diego St. 39 (J. Franklin 16). Assists-Colorado St. 9 (Carr, Hornung, G. Smith 2), San Diego St. 10 (L. Franklin 5). Total Fouls-Colorado St. 20, San Diego St. 14. A-12,414.

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Big 12 Men

Conf. Overall W L W L 14 2 24 5 12 4 25 4 11 5 24 5 11 5 21 8 8 8 19 9 8 8 18 11 7 9 14 15 4 12 14 14 4 12 13 13 1 15 8 20

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Kansas Missouri Baylor Iowa State Kansas State Texas Oklahoma State Oklahoma Texas A&M Texas Tech Saturday’s Games Kansas 87, Missouri 86, OT Iowa State 65, Kansas State 61 Baylor 70, Oklahoma 60 Oklahoma State 60, Texas A&M 42 Texas 71, Texas Tech 67, OT Monday, Feb. 27 Kansas at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. Texas Tech at Baylor, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 Kansas State at Texas A&M, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29 Iowa State at Missouri, 7 p.m. Oklahoma at Texas, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Texas at Kansas, 8 p.m. Oklahoma State at Kansas State, 12:30 p.m. Missouri at Texas Tech, 3 p.m. Texas A&M at Oklahoma, 3 p.m. Baylor at Iowa State, 6 p.m.

Big 12 Women

Conf. W L 16 0 11 5 10 6 9 7 8 8 7 9 6 10 6 10 5 11 2 14

Overall W L 29 0 20 7 18 10 18 10 17 10 18 10 16 12 14 11 17 11 12 15

Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Kansas State Iowa State Kansas Texas Oklahoma State Texas Tech Missouri Friday’s Game Baylor 76, Kansas 45 Saturday’s Games Missouri 61, Kansas State 56 Texas 87, Oklahoma 62 Oklahoma State 71, Iowa State 63 Texas A&M 79, Texas Tech 51 Monday, Feb. 27 Baylor at Texas A&M, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 Texas at Missouri, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29 Oklahoma State at Kansas, 7 p.m. Oklahoma at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Iowa State at Baylor, 11 a.m. Texas Tech at Kansas State, 6 p.m. Missouri at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 4 Kansas at Oklahoma, 2 p.m. Texas A&M at Texas, noon

Kansas Men

Exhibition Pittsburg State, W 84-55 Fort Hays State (exhibition), W 101-52 Regular season Towson (first-round Maui Invitational), W 100-54 (1-0) Kentucky in New York (Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden), L 65-75 (1-1). Georgetown (Maui Invitational), W 67-63 (2-1) UCLA (Maui Invitational), W 72-56 (3-1) Duke (Maui Invitational), L 61-68 (3-2) Florida Atlantic, W 77-54 (4-2) South Florida, W 70-42 (5-2) Long Beach State, W 88-80 (6-2) Ohio State, W 78-67 (7-2) Davidson, (M&I Bank Kansas City Shootout), L 74-80 (7-3) USC, W 63-47 (8-3) Howard, W 89-34 (9-3) North Dakota, W 84-58 (10-3) Kansas State, W 67-49 (11-3, 1-0) at Oklahoma, W 72-61 (12-3, 2-0) at Texas Tech, W 81-46 (13-3, 3-0) Iowa State, W 82-73 (14-3, 4-0) Baylor, W 92-74 (15-3, 5-0) at Texas, W 69-66 (16-3, 6-0) Texas A&M, W 64-52 (17-3, 7-0) at Iowa State, L 64-72 (17-4, 7-1) Oklahoma, W 84-62 (18-4, 8-1) at Missouri, L 71-74 (18-5, 8-2) at Baylor, W 68-54 (19-5, 9-2). Oklahoma State, W 81-66 (20-5, 10-2) at Kansas State, W 59-53 (21-5, 11-2) Texas Tech, W 83-50 (22-5, 12-2) at Texas A&M, W 66-58 (23-5, 13-2) Missouri, W 87-86, OT (24-5, 14-2) Feb. 27 — at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m., ESPN. March 3 — Texas, 8 p.m., ESPN. March 7-10 — Big 12 championship, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas Women

Exhibition Emporia State W, 83-61 Pittsburg State W, 68-43 Regular season Western Michigan W, 76-64 (1-0) Creighton W, 73-59 (2-0) at Wake Forest, W 74-73 (3-0) Lamar in Basketball Traveler’s, Inc. Tipoff Classic, W 90-40 (4-0) IUPUI in Basketball Traveler’s, Inc. Tipoff Classic, W 71-50 (5-0) FAU in Basketball Travelers, Inc. Tipoff Classic, W 82-63 (6-0) SMU, W 75-52 (7-0) at Alabama, L 76-80 (7-1) Wisconsin, W 73-44 (8-1) UMKC, W 77-52 (9-1) Oral Roberts, W 85-68 (10-1) Sam Houston State, W 87-59 (11-1) at Texas, W 72-67 (12-1, 1-0) Kansas State, L 57-63 (12-2, 1-1) Iowa State, W 74-67, 2OT (13-2, 2-1) at Missouri, W 72-63 (14-2, 3-1) at Oklahoma State, W 65-60 (15-2, 4-1) Texas A&M, L 65-76 (15-3, 4-2) Texas Tech, W 62-43 (16-3, 5-2) at Baylor, L 46-74 (16-4, 5-3) Oklahoma, L 68-74, OT (16-5, 5-4) at Texas A&M, L 51-62 (16-6, 5-5) Texas, W 85-61 (17-6, 6-5) at Kansas State, L 43-47 (17-7, 6-6) at Iowa State, L 47-66 (17-8, 6-7) Missouri, L 65-70 (17-9, 6-8) at Texas Tech, W 69-64 (18-9, 7-8) Baylor, L 45-76 (18-10, 7-9) Feb. 29 — Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. (Metro) March 4 — at Oklakhoma, TBA March 7-10 — Big 12 championship at Kansas City, Mo.

College Men

EAST American U. 76, Lafayette 69 Bloomfield 66, Holy Family 64 Bloomsburg 72, Millersville 71 Boston U. 64, Hartford 55 Brown 94, Columbia 78 Bucknell 64, Navy 55 Buffalo 84, Miami (Ohio) 74 CCSU 78, Wagner 61 California (Pa.) 58, Edinboro 54 Castleton St. 102, Colby-Sawyer 76 Delaware 82, Northeastern 72 Dowling 74, Queens (NY) 69 East Stroudsburg 77, Cheyney 66 Fairleigh Dickinson 45, St. Francis (NY) 44 Fordham 67, La Salle 62 George Washington 56, Duquesne 51 Georgetown 67, Villanova 46 Hofstra 93, UNC Wilmington 64 Holy Cross 65, Colgate 58 Lehigh 74, Army 72, OT Monmouth (NJ) 106, LIU 78 Mount St. Mary’s 71, Bryant 62 NJIT 94, Longwood 51 Northwestern 67, Penn St. 66 Penn 55, Harvard 54 Pitt.-Johnstown 82, Seton Hill 75 Princeton 85, Dartmouth 61 Quinnipiac 73, Robert Morris 69 Rhode Island 64, Saint Louis 62 Rochester 92, Emory 73 Rutgers 77, Seton Hall 72, OT Sacred Heart 72, St. Francis (Pa.) 57 Saint Joseph’s 82, Temple 72 Skidmore 69, Hobart 66 St. John’s 61, Notre Dame 58 Syracuse 71, UConn 69 Vermont 80, UMBC 49 West Chester 75, Mansfield 62

X Sunday, February 26, 2012 Triple jump — 9. Darryl Trotter, 47-21⁄4. Shot put — 8. Joel Krause, 54-71⁄4. Weight throw — 14. Joel Krause, 53-11. WOMEN Team scores: Texas A&M 140, Texas 112, Kansas 1011⁄3, Baylor 76, Iowa State 76, Texas Tech 63, Kansas State 56, Oklahoma 551⁄3, Oklahoma State 31, Missouri 291⁄3. KU Results 200 — 7. Paris Daniels, 23.61. 400 — 1. Diamond Dixon, 52.55. 6. Paris Daniels, 53.99. 1000 — 3. Corinne Christensen, 2:49.46. Mile — 4. Rebeka Stowe, 4:48.10. 3000 — 7. Rebeka Stowe, 9:38.12. 26. Tessa Turcotte, 10:04.19. 4x400 relay — 1. Denesha Morris, Paris Daniels, Taylor Washington, Diamond Dixon, 3:31.36. Distance medley relay — 3. Corinne Christensen, Taylor Washington, Maddy Rich, Rebeka Stowe, 11:24.39. High jump — 8. Allison Mayfield, 5-7. 12. Colleen O’Brien, 5-5. Pole vault — 2. Demi Payne, 13-71⁄4. 6. Sarah Hedberg, 12-31⁄2. 6. Jamie House, 12-31⁄2. 11. Abby Row, 11-93⁄4. Long jump — 1. Francine Simpson, 20-73⁄4. 2. Andrea Geubelle, 20-31⁄2. 11. Rebecca Neville, 17-91⁄2. Triple jump — 1. Andrea Geubelle, 44-7. Shot put — 8. Jessica Maroszek, 48-101⁄4. Weight throw — 2. Alena Krechyk, 68-111⁄4. Indoor pentathlon — 4. Lindsay Vollmer, 3905. 6. Rebecca Neville, 3813.

College Women

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DRIVER JEFF GORDON SIGNS AUTOGRAPHS FOR FANS SATURDAY during practice for today’s Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Fla. The telecast of the race begins at 11 a.m. today on Knology channels 4 and 204. Yale 71, Cornell 40 York (Pa.) 59, Mary Washington 51 SOUTH Alabama 67, Mississippi St. 50 Alcorn St. 60, Southern U. 40 Ark.-Pine Bluff 46, Jackson St. 44 Arkansas 77, Auburn 71 Austin Peay 68, SE Missouri 59 Belmont 62, Mercer 61 Charleston Southern 65, Radford 59 Chattanooga 86, Samford 78 Clemson 72, NC State 69, OT Coastal Carolina 81, VMI 64 Coll. of Charleston 55, The Citadel 47 Davidson 71, Georgia Southern 54 Delaware St. 63, Howard 46 Drexel 73, Old Dominion 72 Duke 70, Virginia Tech 65, OT E. Kentucky 86, E. Illinois 74 ETSU 84, Florida Gulf Coast 71 Elon 93, UNC Greensboro 79 FIU 81, South Alabama 74 Georgia 76, Florida 62 Georgia St. 64, William & Mary 60 Georgia Tech 63, Maryland 61 Hampton 74, Florida A&M 59 Jacksonville St. 77, UT-Martin 46 James Madison 65, Towson 59 Kentucky 83, Vanderbilt 74 Kentucky St. 75, Morehouse 68 LeMoyne-Owen 71, Lane 66 Liberty 49, Campbell 41 Lindsey Wilson 64, St. Catharine 58 Lipscomb 74, Kennesaw St. 71 Louisiana Tech 84, Hawaii 67 Louisiana-Monroe 78, LouisianaLafayette 60 Loyola NO 62, Mobile 55 MVSU 79, Grambling St. 60 Md.-Eastern Shore 58, Morgan St. 57 Memphis 87, Marshall 67 Mississippi 72, LSU 48 Morehead St. 76, SIU-Edwardsville 61 Murray St. 69, Tennessee Tech 64 NC A&T 79, SC State 75 Nicholls St. 78, McNeese St. 75 Norfolk St. 75, Bethune-Cookman 72 North Carolina 54, Virginia 51 Presbyterian 68, Gardner-Webb 62 SC-Upstate 90, Stetson 72 Savannah St. 60, NC Central 47 Southern Miss. 58, Rice 56 St. Bonaventure 72, Charlotte 56 Tennessee 73, South Carolina 64 Troy 83, FAU 82 Tulsa 73, Tulane 69 Tusculum 87, Mars Hill 72 UAB 61, East Carolina 57 UCF 63, UTEP 45 UNC Asheville 67, Winthrop 55 VCU 89, George Mason 77 W. Carolina 83, Appalachian St. 75 W. Kentucky 73, Middle Tennessee 67 Wake Forest 85, Boston College 56 Wofford 67, Furman 52 Xavier (NO) 67, Dillard 43 MIDWEST Ashland 84, Lake Erie 76 Augustana (SD) 70, Minn.-Crookston 61 Bowling Green 74, Kent St. 58 Cleveland St. 77, Wright St. 55 Concordia (St.P.) 93, St. Cloud St. 89 Creighton 61, Indiana St. 60 Dayton 76, UMass 43 Detroit 76, Youngstown St. 74 Dordt 68, Midland 61 E. Michigan 61, Ball St. 50 Evansville 75, Missouri St. 70, OT Findlay 75, Lake Superior St. 62 Green Bay 71, Ill.-Chicago 63 IPFW 76, UMKC 73 Illinois St. 54, Bradley 53 Iowa St. 65, Kansas St. 61 Kansas 87, Missouri 86, OT Mary 70, Northern St. (SD) 67 Michigan St. 62, Nebraska 34 Michigan Tech 77, Northwood (Mich.) 67 MidAm Nazarene 86, Culver-Stockton 78 Milwaukee 78, Loyola of Chicago 69 N. Iowa 65, S. Illinois 61 N. Michigan 76, Saginaw Valley St. 74 North Dakota 66, Houston Baptist 62 Oakland 84, South Dakota 77 Ohio Dominican 70, Tiffin 66 Park 65, Hannibal-LaGrange 58 Providence 73, DePaul 71 Purdue 75, Michigan 61 S. Dakota St. 75, IUPUI 64 SW Minnesota St. 79, Minn. St.Mankato 71 Toledo 83, W. Michigan 74 Upper Iowa 81, Minn. Duluth 72 Urbana 59, Chicago St. 55 W. Illinois 77, N. Dakota St. 64 Washington (Mo.) 73, Chicago 60 Wayne (Neb.) 64, Minn. St.-Moorhead 50 Wichita St. 81, Drake 58 Xavier 65, Richmond 57 SOUTHWEST Baylor 70, Oklahoma 60 Cent. Arkansas 64, SE Louisiana 63 Houston 62, SMU 59 Lamar 72, Sam Houston St. 49 Oklahoma St. 60, Texas A&M 42 Prairie View 60, Alabama A&M 52 Stephen F. Austin 74, Texas A&MCC 41 TCU 83, New Mexico 64 Texas 71, Texas Tech 67, OT Texas Southern 67, Alabama St. 59 Texas St. 66, UTSA 52 Texas-Arlington 79, Northwestern St. 70 UALR 62, Arkansas St. 60 FAR WEST Arizona 65, UCLA 63 Arizona St. 56, Southern Cal 52 BYU 76, Portland 66 Gonzaga 65, San Diego 57 Long Beach St. 64, UC Riverside 40 Montana 57, Montana St. 47 New Mexico St. 79, San Jose St. 68 Oral Roberts 73, S. Utah 71 Sacramento St. 70, Idaho St. 67 UNLV 68, Air Force 58 Utah 58, Stanford 57 Utah Valley 74, Texas-Pan American 64 Washington 59, Washington St. 55 Wyoming 64, Boise St. 54

College Women

EAST American U. 58, Lafayette 54 Boston U. 57, Hartford 52 Brown 75, Columbia 63 Buffalo 61, Ohio 56 CCSU 79, Wagner 66 Dayton 74, Duquesne 69, OT Dowling 57, Queens (NY) 40 East Stroudsburg 71, Cheyney 55 Edinboro 85, California (Pa.) 68 Emory 79, Rochester 68 Georgetown 65, Syracuse 62 Harvard 57, Penn 53 Holy Cross 74, Colgate 72 Holy Family 64, Bloomfield 34 Ithaca 43, Hartwick 38 Lehigh 56, Army 47 Maine 45, Stony Brook 40 Monmouth (NJ) 55, LIU 54 Mount St. Mary’s 71, Bryant 63 Navy 60, Bucknell 51 New Hampshire 59, Binghamton 52, OT Pitt.-Johnstown 83, Seton Hill 68 Princeton 94, Dartmouth 57 Rutgers 68, Providence 47 Sacred Heart 66, St. Francis (Pa.) 61 Seton Hall 63, Pittsburgh 39 St. Bonaventure 58, Rhode Island 32 St. Francis (NY) 62, Fairleigh Dickinson 47 St. John’s 69, Villanova 49 Temple 71, La Salle 44 UMBC 72, Vermont 60 Yale 69, Cornell 58 SOUTH Appalachian St. 57, Samford 53 Austin Peay 88, SE Missouri 84 Bethune-Cookman 83, Norfolk St. 73 Charleston Southern 70, Coastal Carolina 55 Chattanooga 55, Davidson 48 Coll. of Charleston 68, Furman 61 Cumberlands 71, Campbellsville 52 E. Illinois 79, E. Kentucky 76 Elon 72, Wofford 59 FAU 68, Troy 62 FIU 58, South Alabama 55, OT Florida Gulf Coast 71, ETSU 64 Freed-Hardeman 79, Bethel (Tenn.) 54 Hampton 46, Florida A&M 43 High Point 60, Presbyterian 53 Howard 67, Delaware St. 52 Indiana-Southeast 87, St. Louis Pharmacy 21 Jackson St. 62, Ark.-Pine Bluff 45 Lane 69, LeMoyne-Owen 67 Liberty 76, Gardner-Webb 44 Lipscomb 72, Kennesaw St. 64 Louisiana Tech 64, New Mexico St. 50 Louisiana-Lafayette 82, LouisianaMonroe 65 Louisville 75, DePaul 62 Loyola NO 73, Mobile 62 MVSU 67, Grambling St. 63 Mars Hill 75, Tusculum 71 Martin Methodist 78, Trevecca Nazarene 68 McNeese St. 61, Nicholls St. 49 Md.-Eastern Shore 74, Morgan St. 58 Mercer 73, Belmont 66 Mid-Continent 61, Cumberland (Tenn.) 51 NC A&T 101, SC State 61 North Florida 46, Jacksonville 44 Northwestern St. 86, Texas-Arlington 70 Pikeville 89, Virginia-Wise 79 Radford 79, UNC Asheville 67 SC-Upstate 81, Stetson 68 SE Louisiana 58, Cent. Arkansas 53 SIU-Edwardsville 72, Morehead St. 70, OT Savannah St. 59, NC Central 43 Southern U. 35, Alcorn St. 32 Tennessee Tech 88, Murray St. 51 UT-Martin 87, Jacksonville St. 52 W. Carolina 55, Georgia Southern 46 William Carey 71, Spring Hill 59 Winthrop 67, Campbell 66, OT Xavier (NO) 59, Dillard 53 MIDWEST Ashland 62, Lake Erie 53 Augustana (SD) 86, Minn.-Crookston 81 Bowling Green 64, Miami (Ohio) 55 Cardinal Stritch 71, Purdue-N. Central 63 Cent. Michigan 66, W. Michigan 53 Concordia (Mich.) 89, Madonna 71 Concordia (St.P) 68, St. Cloud St. 65 Detroit 67, Youngstown St. 64 E. Michigan 74, Ball St. 43 Ferris St. 46, Grand Valley St. 44 Findlay 55, Lake Superior St. 41 Green Bay 78, Butler 53 Kent St. 77, Akron 76 Loyola of Chicago 70, Ill.-Chicago 66 Mary 78, Northern St. (SD) 73 Michigan Tech 88, Northwood (Mich.) 75 Mid-Am Nazarene 67, CulverStockton 57 Milwaukee 50, Valparaiso 31 Minn. Duluth 75, Upper Iowa 46 Missouri 61, Kansas St. 56, OT N. Dakota St. 73, W. Illinois 53 N. Michigan 76, Saginaw Valley St. 61 Notre Dame 80, South Florida 68 S. Dakota St. 66, IUPUI 52 Tiffin 67, Ohio Dominican 56 Toledo 49, N. Illinois 39 UConn 85, Marquette 45 UMKC 79, IPFW 62 West Virginia 66, Cincinnati 62 Winona St. 73, Bemidji St. 59 Wis.-Stevens Pt. 80, Wis.-Whitewater 61 Wright St. 100, Cleveland St. 73 SOUTHWEST Alabama A&M 61, Prairie View 49 Alabama St. 52, Texas Southern 51 North Dakota 57, Houston Baptist 36 Oklahoma St. 71, Iowa St. 63 Sam Houston St. 72, Lamar 59 Stephen F. Austin 72, Texas A&MCC 60 Texas 87, Oklahoma 62 Texas A&M 79, Texas Tech 51 Texas St. 87, UTSA 67 Texas-Pan American 71, Utah Valley 70, OT

FAR WEST Boise St. 61, Wyoming 53 Cal Poly 70, CS Northridge 56 Cal St.-Fullerton 58, UC Irvine 44 California 64, Colorado 43 Colorado St. 68, San Diego St. 65 Gonzaga 77, BYU 60 Idaho St. 63, E. Washington 50 Montana 77, Montana St. 59 N. Colorado 62, Weber St. 54 Oral Roberts 54, S. Utah 47 Oregon St. 68, Oregon 53 Sacramento St. 84, Portland St. 82 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 63, Pepperdine 60 San Diego 51, Portland 46 Santa Clara 69, San Francisco 62 Southern Cal 59, Arizona St. 53 Stanford 69, Utah 42 TCU 63, New Mexico 52 UC Davis 65, Pacific 61 UC Santa Barbara 47, Long Beach St. 35 UCLA 72, Arizona 58 UNLV 86, Air Force 48 Utah St. 85, Idaho 63 Westminster (Utah) 64, Great Falls 54

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Class 6A Sub-State Leavenworth Bracket A Boys 7 p.m. Thursday No. 8 Olathe North (4-16) at No. 1 Olathe Northwest (19-1) No. 5 Olathe East (12-8) at No. 4 Lawrence (13-7) Saturday at Leavenworth 5:30 p.m. — Olathe North-Olathe Northwest winner vs. Olathe EastLawrence winner Bracket B Boys 7 p.m. Thursday No. 7 Free State (7-13) at No. 2 Leavenworth (15-5) No. 6 Gardner-Edgerton (12-8) at No. 3 Olathe South (15-5) Saturday at Leavenworth 7:45 p.m. — Free State-Leavenworth winner vs. Gardner-Edgerton-Olathe South winner Girls 7 p.m. Wednesday No. 7 Lawrence (6-14) at No. 2 Olathe South (18-2) No. 6 Olathe North (8-12) at No. 3 Free State (15-5) Friday at Leavenworth 5:30 p.m. — Lawrence-Olathe South winner vs. Olathe North-Free State winner

College Women

KANSAS 6, DRAKE 1 Saturday at Des Moines, Iowa Singles Monica Pezzotti, KU, def. Rebol, 6-2, 6-4. Krizman, KU, def. Los, 6-1, 6-4. Maria Belen Ludenia, KU, def. Demos, 7-6 (1), 6-3. Dylan Windom, KU, def. Boyd, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Claire Dreyer, KU, def. Aguilera, 7-5, 6-3. Victoria Khanevskaya, KU, def. Patterson, 6-2, 6-4. Doubles Demos-Krizman, D, def. LuduenaWinsom, 8-3. Pezzotti-Los, D, def. Aguilera-Rebol, 9-7. Khanevskaya-Dreyer, KU, def. Aragon-Boyd, 8-2.

NHL

Saturday’s Games St. Louis 3, Winnipeg 2, SO Florida 3, Carolina 2, SO Philadelphia 5, Calgary 4, SO Pittsburgh 8, Tampa Bay 1 Phoenix 3, Edmonton 1 Washington 4, Toronto 2 Boston 5, Ottawa 3 N.Y. Rangers 3, Buffalo 2, OT Colorado 4, Detroit 3 Los Angeles 4, Chicago 0 Nashville 6, San Jose 2

Big 12 Indoor

Saturday at College Station, Texas MEN Team scores: Texas A&M 154, Texas 1331⁄2, Oklahoma 98, Kansas State 64, Baylor 53, Oklahoma State 52, Texas Tech 48, Missouri 47, Iowa State 45, Kansas 441⁄2. KU Results 600 — 4. Kenneth McCuin, 1:11.15. 800 — Brendan Soucie, 1:52.50. 1000 — 5. Don Wasinger, 2:26.21. Mile — 7. Josh Munsch, 4:07.34. 3000 — 9. Zach Zarda, 8:04.88. 15. Greg Bussing, 8:11.94. 23. James Wilson, 8:18.43. 33. Gabe Gonzalez, 8:27.32. 39. Josh Baden, 8:34.40. 4x400 relay — 4. Michael Stigler, Kenneth McCuin, Michael Hester, Kyle Clemons, 3:11.07. Distance medley relay — 5. Reid Buchanan, Kyle Clemons, Dalen Fink, Josh Munsch, 9:48.92. High jump — 5. Nick Canton, 6-91⁄2. 5. Nick Giancana, 6-91⁄2. 8. Jonathan Fuller, 6-91⁄2. Pole vault — 3. Mike Bishop, 16-103⁄4. 4. Greg Lupton, 16-43⁄4. 7. Regan Gilbert, 15-11. Long jump — 5. Chris Toombs, 23-83⁄4. 12. Darryl Trotter, 21-71⁄2.

Big 12 Meet Saturday at Columbia, Mo. Team scores: Texas A&M 1,109, Texas 873, Missouri 630, Kansas 423, Iowa State 328. KU Results 200 backstroke — 9. Brooke Brull, 1:58.13. 13. Alyssa Rudman, 2:03.94. 200 breaststroke — 5. Alison Lusk, 2:14.73. 9. Brittany Rospie, 2:16.22. 200 butterfly — 5. Stephanie Payne, 2:01.06. 7. Deanna Marks, 2:02.45. 9. Sofiia Filatova, 2:02.99. 11. Malia Johnson, 2:04.59. 13. Rachel Snyder, 2:06.41. 16. Kath Liggett, 2:08.09. 1650 freestyle — 5. Rebecca Swank, 16:38.18. 7. Alison Moffit, 16:48.59. 9. Shannon Garlie, 17:02.95. 11. Morgan Sharp, 17:09.72. 400 freestyle relay — 4. Sveta Golovchun, Sofiia Filatova, Brooke Brull, Shannon Garlie, 3:23.78. Platform diving — 8. Christy Cash, 240.00.

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Class 6A State Meet Saturday at Hartman Arena, Park City Team scores: 1. Manhattan, 165.5; 2. Wichita Heights, 152.5; 3. Lawrence, 118.5; 4. Derby, 109.5; 5. Wichita Northwest, 97; 6. Gardner-Edgerton, 84.5; 7. Hutchinson, 77.5; 8. Garden City, 76; 9. Dodge City, 68; 10. Junction City, 66; 11. Olathe North, 62; 12. Blue Valley West, 55.5; 13. Shawnee Mission East, 54; 14. Leavenworth, 53; 15. Wichita South, 46; 16. Shawnee Mission South, 42.5; 17. Topeka, 39; 18. Olathe Northwest, 35; 19. Shawnee Mission West, 32; 20. Maize, 31; 21. Olathe East, 27; 22. Free State, 26.5; 23. Shawnee Mission North, 21.5; 24. Blue Valley Northwest, 18; 25. Wichita North, 15; 26. Olathe South, 12.5; 27. Blue Valley North, 11; tie-28. Topeka Washburn Rural, 7; tie-28. Wichita Haysville Campus, 7; 30. Shawnee Mission Northwest, 5; tie-31. Wichita East, 2; tie-31. Wichita Southest, 2. State champions 106 — Sean Deshazer, Wichita Heights 113 — Michael Lindlar, Wichita Northwest 120 — Jonathan Peterson, Hutchinson 126 — Hunter Haralson, Lawrence 132 — AJ Hurtado, Garden City 138 — Andrew Milsap, Junction City 145 — Dustin Williams, GardnerEdgerton 152 — Rory Haug, Olathe North 160 — Connor Middleton, Olathe Northwest 170 — Matt Reed, Wichita Heights 182 — Reece Wright-Conklin, Lawrence 195 — Ty Suggs, Manhattan 220 — Nathan Butler, Leavenworth 285 — Will Geary, Topeka City medalists, state records 106 — 4. Tristan Star, LHS, 3-2 113 — 6. Garrett Girard, LHS, 2-3 126 — 1. Hunter Haralson, LHS, 4-0 132 — 5. Caden Lynch, LHS, 3-2 170 — 6. Nick Pursel, LHS, 2-3 182 — 1. Reece Wright-Conklin, LHS, 4-0; 3. Spencer Wilson, FSHS, 5-1 220 — Brad Wilson, LHS, 3-0 Other city state qualifiers, records 120 — Ryan Walter, LHS, 0-2 126 — Maurice Jacobs, FSHS, 0-2 132 — Andrew McLees, FSHS, 1-2 152 — Macon Ezell, LHS, 0-2; Ben Soukup, FSHS, 1-2 285 — Alex Jones, LHS, 0-2 Class 4A State Meet Saturday at Salina Leading team scores: Andale 99, Colby 961⁄2, Bonner Springs 921⁄2, Pittsburg 80, McPherson 79, Baldwin 751⁄2, Concordia 70, Ulysses 631⁄2, Chanute 59, Clay Center 56. Baldwin results 106 — Jon Pratt, 2-2. 120 — Tucker Clark, 0-2. 126 — 2. Bryce Shoemaker, 3-1. 132 — 1. Andrew Morgan, 4-0. 138 — Cody Sellers, 0-2. 160 — Jason Von Bargen, 1-2. 220 — 1. Colton Bonner, 4-0.

Nationwide DRIVE4COPD 300

Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (15) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 120 laps, 94 rating, 0 points, $114,288. 2. (9) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 120, 109.5, 0, $81,385. 3. (3) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 120, 105.7, 42, $79,228. 4. (8) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 120, 81.6, 40, $71,903. 5. (5) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 120, 88.7, 39, $65,388. 6. (25) Tayler Malsam, Toyota, 120, 58.4, 38, $59,513. 7. (29) Timmy Hill, Ford, 120, 63.9, 0, $50,770. 8. (7) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 120, 115.6, 0, $49,695. 9. (11) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 120, 110.7, 0, $48,445. 10. (14) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 120, 124.9, 0, $51,770. 11. (2) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 120, 87.7, 34, $53,113. 12. (33) Benny Gordon, Toyota, 120, 59.1, 32, $46,020. 13. (41) Danny Efland, Chevrolet, 120, 49.1, 31, $52,013. 14. (37) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 120, 64.7, 0, $45,220. 15. (4) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 120, 110.5, 0, $45,770. 16. (22) Joey Logano, Toyota, 120, 97.9, 0, $44,845. 17. (31) Blake Koch, Ford, 120, 50.4, 27, $50,838. 18. (24) Kyle Busch, Toyota, accident, 119, 73.7, 0, $44,445. 19. (10) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, accident, 119, 82.4, 25, $51,588. 20. (6) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 119, 94.9, 25, $50,963. 21. (21) Johanna Long, Chevrolet, 119, 47.9, 23, $50,513.

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22. (20) Eric McClure, Toyota, 118, 64.2, 22, $50,213. 23. (27) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, accident, 116, 88.6, 22, $50,038. 24. (39) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, accident, 115, 37.5, 20, $49,913. 25. (36) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 115, 61.4, 19, $50,238. 26. (23) David Ragan, Ford, accident, 113, 50.6, 0, $43,170. 27. (16) Michael Annett, Ford, accident, 113, 77, 17, $49,538. 28. (28) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 112, 84.7, 16, $49,463. 29. (35) Joey Gase, Ford, 108, 38.9, 15, $49,363. 30. (26) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, accident, 104, 71.8, 15, $49,538. 31. (18) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, accident, 104, 58.8, 13, $42,595. 32. (17) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, accident, 103, 77.8, 0, $42,520. 33. (12) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, accident, 103, 55.3, 11, $48,938. 34. (42) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, accident, 103, 48.2, 10, $48,888. 35. (34) Robert Richardson Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 103, 57.2, 10, $48,728. 36. (32) Casey Roderick, Ford, accident, 103, 45.8, 8, $42,185. 37. (19) Brian Scott, Toyota, 96, 58.5, 7, $48,588. 38. (1) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 72, 69.5, 7, $52,427. 39. (13) Mike Bliss, Toyota, accident, 59, 67, 6, $40,960. 40. (38) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, engine, 43, 27, 0, $40,910. 41. (40) Jason Bowles, Dodge, engine, 28, 35.4, 3, $47,333. 42. (30) Johnny Sauter, Toyota, electrical, 14, 26.9, 0, $40,810. 43. (43) Jeff Green, Toyota, vibration, 3, 25.8, 1, $40,721. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 129.636 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 18 minutes, 51 seconds. Margin of Victory: Under Caution. Caution Flags: 8 for 35 laps. Lead Changes: 38 among 16 drivers. Lap Leaders: D.Patrick 1-2; T.Bayne 3; E.Sadler 4; T.Stewart 5-8; K.Kahne 9-12; D.Hamlin 13; T.Bayne 14-15; S.Hornish Jr. 16-20; M.Bliss 21-25; D.Earnhardt Jr. 26; M.Bliss 27; Ku.Busch 28-29; D.Earnhardt Jr. 30-32; Ku.Busch 33-36; T.Stewart 37-43; Ku.Busch 44-48; D.Earnhardt Jr. 49-50; D.Hamlin 51-53; Ku.Busch 54-64; E.Sadler 65-66; D.Earnhardt Jr. 67; E.Sadler 68-72; Ky.Busch 73; Ku.Busch 74-76; R.Richardson Jr. 77; J.Nemechek 78-79; S.Hornish Jr. 80-81; Ku.Busch 82; T.Stewart 83-88; Ky.Busch 89; D.Hamlin 90; D.Earnhardt Jr. 91; T.Stewart 92-94; T.Hill 95-98; K.Wallace 99; D.Hamlin 100101; T.Stewart 102-103; Ku.Busch 104119; J.Buescher 120. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Ku.Busch, 7 times for 42 laps; T.Stewart, 5 times for 22 laps; E.Sadler, 3 times for 8 laps; D.Earnhardt Jr., 5 times for 8 laps; S.Hornish Jr., 2 times for 7 laps; D.Hamlin, 4 times for 7 laps; M.Bliss, 2 times for 6 laps; T.Hill, 1 time for 4 laps; K.Kahne, 1 time for 4 laps; T.Bayne, 2 times for 3 laps; Ky.Busch, 2 times for 2 laps; J.Nemechek, 1 time for 2 laps; D.Patrick, 1 time for 2 laps; J.Buescher, 1 time for 1 lap; K.Wallace, 1 time for 1 lap; R.Richardson Jr., 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 42; 2. C.Whitt, 40; 3. A.Dillon, 39; 4. T.Malsam, 38; 5. T.Bayne, 34; 6. B.Gordon, 32; 7. D.Efland, 31; 8. B.Koch, 27; 9. R.Stenhouse Jr., 25; 10. S.Hornish Jr., 25.

Daytona 500 Lineup

Today at Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 194.738. 2. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 194.087. 3. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 193.607. 4. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 193.245. 5. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 194.028. 6. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 191.063. 7. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 193.999. 8. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 193.449. 9. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 192.777. 10. (33) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 191.27. 11. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 190.99. 12. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 192.868. 13. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 192.914. 14. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 191.873. 15. (22) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 193.121. 16. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 193.803. 17. (7) Robby Gordon, Dodge, 188.229. 18. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 193.224. 19. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 191.84. 20. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 192.583. 21. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 193.665. 22. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 193.503. 23. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 192.992. 24. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 191.506. 25. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 193.249. 26. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 193.665. 27. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 193.382. 28. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 191.363. 29. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 191.738. 30. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota. 31. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 191.127. 32. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 190.022. 33. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 190.046. 34. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 191.16. 35. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 192.6. 36. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 193.844. 37. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 193.374. 38. (93) David Reutimann, Toyota, 189.235. 39. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 190.605. 40. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 193.615. 41. (26) Tony Raines, Ford, 192.534. 42. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 191.963. 43. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, Past Champion. Failed to Qualify 44. (40) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 191.18. 45. (23) Robert Richardson Jr., Toyota, 188.438. 46. (97) Bill Elliott, Toyota, 189.95. 47. (37) Mike Wallace, Ford, 189.853. 48. (09) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 191.567. 49. (49) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 187.954.

Match Play Championship

Saturday Marana, Ariz. Yardage: 7,791; Par: 72 Quarterfinals Seeds in parentheses Mark Wilson (40), United States, def. Peter Hanson (33), Sweden, 4 and 3. Hunter Mahan (21), United States, def. Matt Kuchar (13), United States, 6 and 5. Rory McIlroy (2), Northern Ireland, def. Bae Sang-moon (42), South Korea 3 and 2. Lee Westwood (3), England, def. Martin Laird (38), Scotland, 3 and 2. Today’s Tee Times Semifinals Seeds in parentheses 8:05 a.m. — Mark Wilson (40), United States, vs. Hunter Mahan (21), United States. 8:20 a.m. — Rory McIlroy (2), Northern Ireland, vs. Lee Westwood (3), England. Consolation: 12:50 p.m. Final: 1:05 p.m.


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Stern suggests successor ORLANDO, FLA. (AP) — David Stern will reveal only two things about his future as NBA commissioner. He’ll be retired within five years, and he hopes Adam Silver replaces him. Stern endorsed Silver for the job on Saturday, calling the deputy commissioner and 20-year employee of the NBA a “first-rate, top-of-theclass executive.” “I guess I would say that one of the things that a good CEO does, and I try to be a good CEO, is provide his board with a spectacular choice for its successor, and I think I’ve done that, and that’s Adam,” Stern said, with Silver sitting at a table to his right. “That’s ultimately, if I had the decision, if I were doing it myself, he would be the commissioner.”

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MIAMI’S MARIO CHALMERS RELEASES A SHOT DURING THE NBA All-Star Three-Point Shootout on Saturday night in Orlando, Fla. The former Kansas University standout lost a tiebreaker following the first round to eventual champion Kevin Love of Minnesota.

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Love wins Three-Point Shootout ORLANDO, FLA. (AP) — His nickname is the Human Pogo Stick, and Utah’s Jeremy Evans set out to put some bounce back into the Slam Dunk Contest. Evans endeared himself to the fans with a mix of props and creativity, and they voted him the winner of one of the marquee events of the NBA’s AllStar Saturday festivities. Evans, who got into the competition as a replacement for injured New York guard Iman Shumpert, earned 29 percent of the 3 million votes cast by fans. He beat out Houston’s Chase Budinger, Indiana’s Paul George and Minnesota’s Derrick Williams for the Jazz’s firstever trophy in the contest. In a departure from past dunk competitions, fans were given complete voting power and cast their ballots by text message after each of the four participants competed in three one-dunk rounds. Evans dunked with a camera on his head, slammed two basketballs while jumping over a seated assistant and donned a Karl Malone jersey while dunking over mailmandressed comedian Kevin

Hart. Budinger got just as many cheers from the Amway Center fans as Evans, and some in the celebrity-filled crowd sighed when the winner was announced. Budinger got his loudest cheer when he donned a Cedric Ceballos jersey and imitated his 1992 blindfolded dunk, completing it with a reverse slam. Kevin Love knows something about dunking. He does most of his dirty work inside for the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he got to show off his outside touch on Saturday night. Love beat out Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant to win the ThreePoint Shootout. The former UCLA star was consistent throughout, but had to survive a tiebreaker in the first round and sweat out the last few shots from Durant to pull out the 17-14 victory in the final. Love is in the middle for a breakout year for Minnesota, averaging 25 points and 9.9 rebounds a game. But he also has connected on 49 of 141 3-point attempts for the Timberwolves. Celebrities lined the

court for the appetizer before Sunday’s NBA AllStar game, and the first event saw the continuation of the good vibes that New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin has brought to the Big Apple recently With Knicks super fan Spike Lee looking on, Team New York had the touch from the outside and won the Shooting Stars event. Former Knicks star Allan Houston nailed his third attempt at a half-court shot to give his team consisting of current Knicks guard Landry Fields and Cappie Pondexter of the WNBA’s New York Liberty the victory. San Antonio point guard Tony Parker then won the Skills Competition. Parker was the only one of six participants to break 30 seconds in the first round (29.2) and this time of 32.8 in the final run on the obstacle course was better than Boston’s Rajon Rondo (34.6) and New Jersey’s Deron Williams (41.4). Love was tied for third after the opening round of the Shootout and beat Miami’s Mario Chalmers 5-4 in a tiebreaker.

However, Stern said the choice would be left to the owners, and he’s given them no indication when they will have to make it. Stern committed to a minimum of five more years on the job after the previous collective bargaining agreeStern ment was ratified in 2005. He said he’s told them nothing now, though he said the discussion would come “very soon.” He repeated what he’s said previously about not being around to handle the next round of negotiations, which could be in 2017 if either side exercises its right to opt out of the 10-year deal.

“I’m not going to be here when it either is or isn’t reopened in six years,” he said. Silver was already the lead negotiator during the recent labor talks, leading owners through a fivemonth lockout to a new deal in which they saved about $280 million a year in player salary costs. Stern passed the microphone to Silver on a couple of occasions Saturday for questions about the league’s future that Stern, 69, may not be around to answer. He has plenty of business to complete now. He will meet Sunday with leadership from Sacramento and the Maloof family, who own the Kings, as the sides try to beat a March 1 deadline to complete a plan to finance a new arena the city needs to keep the team.


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Wade T. Jones Age: 25 Relationship status: Happily in a relationship. Hometown: Gouverneur, New York. Time in Lawrence: Four years. Occupation: Superhero. Dream job: To be a professor of geology. What were you doing when scouted? I was on my way to buy a bass string. How would you describe your style? Kind of random or eclectic; I like to have a day-after aesthetic. Current favorite fashion trends? I like giant blue Mega Man boots and false tusks. Fashion influences: The poverty-stricken look. CLOTHING DETAILS: What Brown leather lace-up would you like to see boots: Famous Footwear, $40; jeans: Christmas gift; green Outless of in Lawrence? ersport fleece: gift from adviser; multicolored button-up: GoodPotholes and mosqui- will, $3; glasses frames: Joseph Marc, online, $13; multicolored toes. stocking cap: handmade by my People say I look mother. like… Jesus.

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Starring: The favorite

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Age: 21 Relationship status: Happily in a relationship Hometown: Hutchinson, Kansas Time in Lawrence: Three years Occupation: Student, English major Dream job: Working a cushy office job for some terrible company. What were you doing when scouted? I am going on an adventure with my neighbors! How would you describe your style? Like the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and 2000s threw up on me. Current favorite fashion trends: All of them. I like silly and/or fancy hats. Fashion influ- CLOTHING DETAILS: Brown leather shoes: gift from ences? green patterned polyester I like the friend; dress: thrift store, Hutchinson, $3; style plaid button-up shirt: Old Navy, of that $20; plaid tweed jacket: thrift store, weird Hutchinson, $5; glasses frames: online, Rock brand, $50; stocking aunt everyone cap: T.J. Maxx, $20. has that never married and never had kids. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Freshmen and Johnson County drivers. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? My nose is pierced. Tell us a secret! I really, really, really like Ke$ha.

Oscars should go to...

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“Hugo” director Martin Scorsese

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The rising star

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Octavia Spencer in “The Help”

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Ryan Gosling and “Drive”

Local high school film experts debate picks By Sarah Henning

Each year, the Oscars celebrate the very best in film. But as to who will be named the best of the best? That’s anybody’s guess. So we let film students do the guessing. We talked with kids from the film programs at both Lawrence High School and Free State High School in a roundtable format. They shared who they think will win, who should win and who totally got snubbed out of this year’s Academy Awards.

Best Supporting Actress Lawrence High’s Andrew Stussie and Eddie Loupe really wish Melissa McCarthy would win for her role in “Bridesmaids” — though comedy is very seldom celebrated by the academy. “For me, I find it harder to be funny than to do a really good dramatic performance, so I value a good comedy performance over drama, overall,” says Stussie, a senior. “She stole the scene in every part she was in.” The seven Free State students interviewed also liked McCarthy as a performer but didn’t think she’d win, either. As to a winner they were staunchly divided between Octavia Spencer from “The Help” and Bérénice Bejo of “The Artist.” Sophomore Tara Foster’s vote went to Bejo “because (‘The Art-

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When: 6 p.m. today, ABC For more information, go to oscar.go.com. ist’) was the favorite of the Golden Globes,” but senior Alex Hoopes wasn’t budging on her opinion from the Globe winner in this specific category, saying, “It’s going to be Octavia Spencer, I’d bet my life on it.”

Best Supporting Actor The Free State roundtable had a much easier time agreeing on the best horse in the supporting actor race: Christopher Plummer of “Beginners.” Senior Brogan Sievers sums it up with shrewd reasoning: “Because ‘Beginners’ isn’t even nominated for anything else, even though it should be.” Meanwhile, the Lawrence High film contingent had a hard time deciding whom to award. Loupe says he likes Max von Sydow as an actor but didn’t like the film for which he was nominated: “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Both liked Jonah Hill’s performance in “Moneyball” — as did the Free State group — but agreed that it was only outstanding because it was elevated by the film’s writing and lead performance by Brad Pitt.

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THE FREE STATE HIGH SCHOOL film student Oscars round table included, from left, freshman Jake Landgrebe, sophomore Tara Foster, junior Megan Deitz, senior Brogan Sievers, junior Emma Rodgers and junior Jake Davis. Not pictured is senior Alex Hoopes.

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LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL junior Eddie Loupe and senior Andrew Stussie of Lawrence Please see OSCARS, page 2C High’s film program.

Depth of field important for focusing on subject

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hen I photograph a KU football game, even outdoors in daylight, I choose a large aperture (f/2.8, f/4.0) for creative purposes. A typical sunny-day exposure, using a sensor sensitivity setting (ISO) of 200, would be around f/4.0 at 1/2000th. From last week’s column you may recall that smaller f/stop numbers represent larger apertures, which means less depth of field (DOF). Depth of field is an area in front of and beyond your point of focus that also remains in focus. Why would I want less DOF at a football

Behind the Lens

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game? Many photographers do this to place emphasis on one plane of focus, i.e., a runner with the ball. A shallow DOF will render foreground and background subjects less

sharp. It’s a creative technique that directs the viewer’s eye to a particular object or subject. If I were not skilled at photographing football, I could choose an exposure with a smaller aperture to provide greater depth of field. This would make it easier for me to catch a running athlete in focus. An equivalent exposure of ISO 200 and f4.0 at 1/2000th that would improve my DOF would be ISO 200, f8.0 at 1/500th. My shutter speed is slower but I have gained some significant depth of field by changing my aperture

from f4.0 to f8.0. Check out the depth of field calculator at the sitedofmaster.com/dofjs. html. By entering your camera model, lens focal length, subject distance and your f/stop you can determine depth of field. Entering the two exposure scenarios above into the chart and using a Canon 5D camera, a 300mm telephoto lens, and a subject 50 feet away, my DOF at f4.0 is 2 feet and at f8.0 about 4 feet. The change in aperture provides an additional zone of relative sharpness from 2 feet in front of to Please see LENS, page 2C


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Nostalgic Oscars party like it’s the 1920s again By David Germain Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — It’s only the 84th year of the Academy Awards, yet the nostalgia factor feels as though Hollywood is celebrating a centennial of some sort. Film itself has been around for well over a century, and Sunday’s Oscar nominees span every decade of the last hundred years, with an unusual emphasis on the history and artistry of cinema’s earlier days. Oscar show producer Brian Grazer says that the Hollywood & Highland Center, the hall formerly known as the Kodak where the ceremony takes place, will be redesigned to resemble a “timeless movie theater.” It’s a fitting transformation on a night whose key nominees are “Hugo” and “The Artist,” two love songs to forebears of the flickering image. Set amid the transition from silent cinema to talking pictures in the late 1920s, “The Artist” is the best-picture favorite and would become the only silent movie to win top honors since the first Oscar show 83 years ago. The leader with 11 nominations, “Hugo” was made by Martin Scorsese,

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Thus, Stussie ended up picking Nick Nolte’s tragic father from “Warrior.” “I felt really sympathetic for his character because the couple times he’s trying to rebuild what he messed up as a father and the (son) is like, ‘No, I’m done with you as a father,’” Stussie says. “And then you see him break down ... It’s like, ‘Oh, my.’”

Best Actress In this category, students from both schools felt drawn to a young artist — “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” actress Rooney Mara — though neither group seemed to think she had a shot to win. Instead, the Free State students like both Michelle Williams from “My Weekend with Marilyn” and Meryl Streep. Junior Megan Deitz is staunchly in the Streep camp. “Meryl Streep in ‘The Iron Lady’ was so good because she had to play so many roles from old Margaret Thatcher to kind-ofmiddle-aged prime minister,” she says. “So good!” Loupe and Stussie agree the award is probably between the two most experienced actresses in the category. “I would have to say it’s between Glenn Close and Meryl Streep, just because, obviously, they like to give Oscars to Meryl Streep,” Loupe says of the actress, who has won two Oscars and been nominated a total of 17 times. “And Glenn Close, obviously, being a cross-dresser, that’s something that’s very big Oscar bait.” Best Actor Lawrence High’s Stussie thinks Brad Pitt, who has been nominated three times for best actor but never won, should take home the prize. “I’m going to go with Brad Pitt because I am almost always a fan of most of the Brad Pitt movies,” Stussie says. “He has such a good, diverse repertoire of movies, and he’s good in almost every movie, even if the movie itself isn’t great, he’s still almost always consistently good.” Meanwhile, most of the Free State kids liked Pitt’s friend George Clooney the most in the category,

arguably Hollywood’s biggest cheerleader for the rediscovery and preservation of early films. Adapted from Brian Selznick’s children’s book “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” the film centers on a boy and girl in 1930s Paris who unravel a mystery surrounding French film pioneer Georges Melies (Ben Kingsley), whose fantastical silent-era shorts of 100 years ago or more are recreated by Scorsese using the best technology modern digital Hollywood has to offer. Known for tough, violent adult stories such as “Raging Bull” and bestpicture winner “The Departed,” Scorsese clearly had a ball making his first digital 3-D film. Using today’s technology to revisit the past also imparted a sense of the innovation required by Melies to make his films in the first place. “Every time we put the camera in a position I wanted, we discovered new ways to do things or wrong ways to do things,” Scorsese said. “We had to rediscover how to make movies every day, every setup.” “The Artist” is right behind with 10 nominations and also is favored to win best director for French filmmaker Mi-

chel Hazanavicius. People thought he was a little soft in the head a few years ago when Hazanavicius pitched his idea of making a blackand-white silent film the way almost no one has since the 1920s. Modern dabblers in silent cinema often take an avant-garde approach, but Hazanavicius wanted to make something for general audiences. After all, there was a time when silent movies were the only game in town, and Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton and D.W. Griffith were the blockbuster filmmakers of their era. Writer-director Hazanavicius settled on a comic melodrama following the decline of a silentfilm superstar (best-actor nominee Jean Dujardin), whose career crumbles in the sound era and who finds a guardian angel in a rising talent (Berenice Bejo, a supporting-actress contender and Hazanavicius’ real-life romantic partner). On a nostalgia-tinged night, it also makes sense that Billy Crystal returns as Oscar host for the first time in eight years. The most-beloved modern Oscar emcee, Crystal is back for his ninth time, second only to Bob Hope, who was host at 19 ceremonies.

Oscar nominees in top categories Best Picture “War Horse” “The Artist” “Moneyball” “The Descendants” “The Tree of Life” “Midnight in Paris” “The Help” “Hugo” “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

Best Supporting Actress Bérénice Bejo, “The Artist” Jessica Chastain, “The Help” Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids” Octavia Spencer, “The Help” Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”

Best Actress Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs” Viola Davis, “The Help” Rooney Mara, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady” Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”

Best Supporting Actor Kenneth Branagh, “My Week With Marilyn” Jonah Hill, “Moneyball” Nick Nolte, “Warrior” Christopher Plummer, “Beginners” Max von Sydow, “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

Best Actor Demian Bichir, “A Better Life” George Clooney, “The Descendants” Jean Dujardin, “The Artist” Gary Oldman, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”

Best Director Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist” Alexander Payne, “The Descendants” Martin Scorsese, “Hugo” Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris” Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life”

though they said Jean Dujardin of “The Artist” was a primary contender. “Jean Dujardin was amazing,” sums up Foster.

Best Director Both discussion groups had a tough time with this category. Each had reasons why each director in the category — Michel Hazanavicius, Alexander Payne, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen and Terrence Malick — should or shouldn’t win. “I feel like a lot of this year is just like giving directors their due because they’ve been kind of shirked otherwise, especially Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen,” Loupe says. “I feel like ever since Martin Scorsese didn’t win for ‘Goodfellas’ they’ve been trying to pay him back. I feel like that’s what’s going on this year.” Best Picture The Free State contingent is nearly 100 percent in agreement about “The Artist” being the best picture of the year. Not only do they think it is a good movie but also that it’s the type of movie Oscar voters usually pick. “‘The Artist’ is like ‘The King’s Speech’ without any talking,” notes Foster with a laugh. Both Lawrence High students also chose “The Artist,” but said they en-

joyed other movies a bit more as theater-goers. “My personal choice for best picture is probably ‘Moneyball’ or ‘Hugo,’” says Stussie as Loupe nods. “I thought ‘The Artist’ was pretty good, but it just felt a little bit formulaic. Even though it was a really good experiment in silent filmmaking, and it worked really well, I felt like some of the things didn’t exactly click all the way.”

Snubs! The snub agreed upon by both groups? “Drive.” The dark Ryan Gosling action-thriller about a stunt driver who serves as a getaway driver in a job promised to help keep goons away from his love’s family hit all the right chords with this crew. Yet it earned only a lone nomination for sound editing. Loupe sums up their disappointment. “‘Drive’ was so good. The direction, cinematography, editing, obviously Ryan Gosling was excellent. It was just really good all around,” Loupe says. “It did suffer a little bit in acting on the antagonist roles, I felt like, but not enough to shirk it from this, and I thought it was better than ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’ — which is definitely Oscar bait.”

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ARTS NOTES Art in the Park calling the Lawrence Art accepting applicants Guild at 785-979-7039. Lawrence Art Guild is looking for artists for the 51st annual Art in the Park, which will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6 in South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets. The annual event will feature artwork of more than 150 artists, musical entertainment, food vendors and children’s activities throughout the day. Deadline for applications is Friday. To apply for booth space, visit lawrenceartguild.org. Send questions to aitt@ lawrenceartguild.org or by

Arts Center to host new film festival The Lawrence Arts Center will host The Free State Film Festival, a brand-new film festival scheduled for May 11-13. The festival will be composed of several curated feature films, experimental films, networking opportunities and a short film program, which is now open for submissions. The goal of the Free State Film Festival is to celebrate of film, music and visual art.

To submit a short film for consideration in The Free State Film Festival, visit lawrenceartscenter. org. Deadline for entries is March 31. Winners of the Short Film Program will be eligible for prizes and will have the opportunity to show their work on Knology’s On Demand services.


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A modern Charles Dickens Prize-winning journalist goes deep into Mumbai slum By Jessica Gelt Los Angeles Times

When a big bank goes bust in Manhattan, forcing a thriving construction site in Mumbai to shut down and the price of recyclable scrap to plummet, entire families in the slums of India go hungry. This is the butterfly effect of the harrowingly interrelated global economy described in Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Boo’s first book, “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.” This narrative nonfiction work catalogs a period of three years, beginning before the global market crash of 2008, of the Husain family, supported by a teenage trashbuyer named Abdul, and others who scrape together a living in a slum called Annawadi on a half-acre of polluted land beside the gleaming Mumbai international airport. Mumbai is a city “that has this incredible contradiction,” Boo says over the phone recently from her hotel room in New York City. “It’s expanding, it’s prosperous, yet 60 percent of its residents live in poverty. It’s one of the richest cities in India, but life expectancy is less than in other places.” She chose to base herself in Annawadi, which she describes as a “sumpy plug of slum,” because of the contrast provided by its location and because it was a manageable size and she was allowed, however wearily at first, to shadow its residents. The result of these exhaustive efforts has garnered rave reviews and elicited comparisons to the work of Charles Dickens and his skillful portraits of urban poverty. In order to gain the detailed insight with which she writes about her sub-

jects, Boo says she had to “earn” her facts. This enabled her to write about a frame of mind or way of thinking not because somebody told her about it, but because she witnessed it repeatedly. Annawadi, which is home to 3,000 exhausted souls, is hidden from view of the airport by a fence papered with ads for fancy Italianate tile that repeat the words “beautiful” and “forever” over and over again. This is where the book gets its title. The economy is fueled by those salvaging, stealing and recycling trash and scraps. The book depicts a modern India in the throes of embracing the Western-spun dream of unchecked capitalism and the upward mobility that supposedly comes with it — one that is helping to break down what many deem an anachronistic caste system. The great irony exposed within the book’s finely wrought pages, however, is the lie of equality in the new age of global markets, particularly when it comes to the extremely poor. A staff writer at the New Yorker, Boo had written extensively about

Tahir Hasnain, inventory control manager, Lawrence “I’m looking through the By Carolyn Kellogg ancient and medieval secLos Angeles Times tion. I recently read ‘The Richard Mason’s “HisIliad.’” tory of a Pleasure Seeker” has landed at just the right time. Americans, thanks to PBS’ “Downton Abbey,” are now hip to the upstairsdownstairs issues faced by great European households at the dawn of the 20th century. The up-close mix of luxury, labor and longing — plus a country house’sworth of burbling romance — are condensed into the handsome and ambitious Piet Barol. Priyam Rangan, Barol arrives in Amstergraduate student, dam, in 1907, with a univerLawrence sity degree and a cold past that he’s determined to leave “‘Veil of Night’ by Linda behind. He’s got one shot: Howard.” to be hired as an academic and musical tutor to Egbert, the son of wealthy financier Maarten VermeulenSickerts, who conveniently has two attractive, eligible daughters. Interviewed privately by the financier’s wife, Jacobina, Barol is asked to show off his piano skills; after choosing “Carmen” he “drenched his quarry in Our Poet’s Showsweet, permissive magic.” case features work All they exchange are signifiby area poets. Submit cant glances — the Victorian your poetry via email era has only just ended — with a subject line of yet it’s enough to secure him Poet’s Showcase to the job. danderson@ljworld.com. I know, I know: It Include your hometown sounds like bodice-ripand contact information. ping folderol. I have zero

patience for that kind of thing, but I found this book delicious. Sure, the setting and plot may be borrowed from a stack of paperback romances, but in Mason’s hands, the material is transformed. Mason is better known in England, where his novel “The Drowning People,” published when he was just 19, was a sensation that cast him into the cultural firmament. Now, not yet 25, he’s on his fourth novel, and it’s as polished as the Vermeulen-Sickerts’ silver, a literary guilty pleasure. As tutor, Barol finds a place between upstairs and down. He lodges under the eaves with two male servants, but he dines with the family and spends his leisure time with them. Proximity becomes, to him, like destiny: With his good looks and keen sense of style, he’s soon passing for a member of the upper class, never imagining anything different. When his position is threatened, which happens on more than one occasion, the realization that he has nothing, and nothing to return to, is almost too much to bear. Barol has a friend in the footman, Didier Loubat, a handsome blond with an eagerness to help Barol settle in. They share their

Eddie Murphy, retired, Lawrence “The Bible.”

Christine Conner, teacher, Lawrence “I’m looking for Octavia Butler’s ‘The Parable of the Sower.’”

Kamakshi Pathapati, graduate student, Lawrence “I’m picking up books on meditation and learning more about the importance of self and spirituality.”

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poverty and the disadvantaged in America. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2000 for a series of stories for The Washington Post about group homes for the mentally impaired. Boo wanted to better understand how the infrastructure of opportunity was working in the world’s most impoverished places and decided that the best way to do that was “to stay in one place to see who got rich and who didn’t.” She became interested in using India as a prism through which to view the mutability (or not) of poverty after meeting and marrying an Indian man nearly a decade ago. To write “Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” Boo lived in Mumbai for three years, visiting Annawadi with an interpreter almost daily, trailing its residents, interviewing them extensively, taking notes, scouring public records and lending her Flip video camera to the slum’s children. The end product is a richly detailed tapestry of tragedy and triumph told by a seemingly omniscient narrator with an attention

to detail that reads like fiction while in possession of the urgent humanity of nonfiction. In Boo’s Annawadi, a cripple named One Leg who likely drowned her 2-year-old daughter in a bucket because the child was sick sets herself on fire and blames the act on Abdul out of jealousy of his family’s relatively elevated position in the slum. That terrible event and its aftermath serve as the book’s main plot as Abdul and his family are forced to deal with India’s corrupt criminal justice system. Throughout, Annawadi is revealed as a place where police beat and deprive the homeless, and where hopeless souls fish for food in a blue-black sewage lake. During monsoon season, maggots breed in wounds wrought by trash picking; and a little boy who cuts his hand completely off in a plastic shredder apologizes to the plant’s owner and promises not to report the incident. This landscape of misery is made even more striking by the fact that the disadvantaged of Annawadi prey upon the even more disadvantaged, causing what meager upward mobility there is to be gained at the expense of the book’s most tragic figures. “Is globalization good or bad?” asks Boo. “What I’m trying to show over time is that people are very vulnerable. I had never given any thought to the economics of recyclable trash.” To maintain the material’s urgency, she “tried to write down some of the experiences that I had almost immediately after the experience so I wasn’t coming to them cold years later and building a scene with Lego,” says Boo, who while reporting the book lived in a simple but nice apartment that “had running water all the time” as well as a bed, a desk and two chairs. “People say, ‘Could you have lived in Annawadi?’” she says. “I could not. I would have spent so much time doing just the work it takes to live that I couldn’t possibly have worked.”

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By frequently moving between the characters’ points of view, hopping from one to another as they talk or dance, Mason builds tension. We know what everyone wants, and we can see when those desires are set on a collision course.

Rowling’s next book for adults NEW YORK (AP) — Adult fans of J.K. Rowling can rejoice: She has a new novel coming, for grown-ups. The author of the megaselling “Harry Potter” series has an agreement with Little, Brown in the United States and Britain to release her first adult novel, the publishers announced Thursday. The title, release date and details about the book, long rumored, were not announced. A neighbor of Rowling’s in Edinburgh, author Ian Rankin, tweeted Thursday that he thinks Rowling has written a mystery novel. “Although I’ve enjoyed writing it every bit as much, my next book will be very different to the Harry Potter series,” Rowling, 46, said in a statement released by Little, Brown.

BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Feb. 18, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Fiction 1. “Private Games. James Patterson & Mark Sullivan. Little, Brown, $27.99. 2. “Kill Shot.” Vince Flynn. Atria, $27.99. 3. “The Wolf Gift.” Anne Rice. Knopf, $25.95. 4. “Defending Jacob.” William Landay. Delacorte, $26. 5. “I’ve Got Your Number.” Sophie Kinsella. Dial, $26. 6. “Death Comes to Pemberley.” P.D. James. Knopf, $25.95. 7. “11/22/63.” Stephen King. Scribner, $35. 8. “Home Front.” Kristin Hannah. St. Martin’s, $27.99. 9. “Private: #1 Suspect.” James Patterson & Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown, $27.99. 10. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.” Stieg Larsson. Knopf, $27.95.

Nonfiction 1. “American Sniper.” Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen & Jim DeFelice. Morrow, $26.99. 2. “Ameritopia.” Mark R. Levin. Threshold, $26.99. 3. “The Start-Up of You.” Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha. Crown, $26. 4. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt, $28. 5. “The End of Illness.” David Agus, M.D. Free Press, $26. 6. “Steve Jobs.” Walter Isaacson. Simon & Schuster, $35. 7. “The World of Downton Abbey.” Jessica Fellowes. St. Martin’s, $29.99. 8. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers.” Katherine Boo. Random House, $27. 9. “Sexperiment.” Ed & Lisa Young. FaithWords, $21.99. 10. “Once Upon a Secret.” Mimi Alford. Random House, $25.


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Down to business: Tips for starting your own venture By Sarah Henning sarah@lawrence.com

When Jennifer O’Driscoll decided to take the leap to go into business, she wanted to land on her feet, just like the cats she hoped to treat — a scary proposition for a woman who knew exactly what she was doing as a veterinarian but not necessarily as a business owner. “In veterinary school we had one very short veterinary economics class that touched on business a little bit,” O’Driscoll says. “But it was a mystery to me where to get information on how to start a business.” O’Driscoll spent a year working full-time — yes, she quit her job — on starting up the business that would become The Cat Clinic of Lawrence, 1701 Mass. Once she finally opened last Halloween, O’Driscoll had gained tons of knowledge on exactly how to open, manage and survive her own business. We talked with her and one of her advisers, Will Katz of the KU Small Business Development Center, about how to start a new business — something Katz says a lot of Lawrence folks are looking into these days. “Most years, we’ll probably council somewhere in the neighborhood of 200 to 250 people who are interested in startups,” says Katz, who teaches a free seminar every other week specifically aimed at starting new businesses

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VETERINARIAN JENNIFER O’DRISCOLL CHECKS OUT CARL, a temporary resident cat from the Humane Society getting some treatment and is up for adoption. O’Driscoll launched her cats-only vet clinic on Halloween 2011. She went to the KU Small Business Development Center for some guidance and now operates The Cat Clinic of Lawrence, 1701 Mass.

BUSINESS CENTER KU Small Business Development Center 646 Vt., Suite 200 843-8844 www.kusbdc.net on the right foot. “And I’d say probably 40 to 50 of them usually start businesses.” We also tabbed Matt Richards, co-owner of Made, 737 Mass., about how he and his wife, Jennifer, managed to open their handmade boutique July 1. The pair have professional backgrounds, so they needed little counseling on the more difficult matters (Matt practiced law and Jennifer is currently an accountant) but had other

questions they needed answered — ones you’ll probably need answered, too, if you plan to start your own business.

Steps to success Write a business plan. Katz says before you do anything else, write a business plan. It doesn’t have to be fancy and you don’t need to purchase software or a template or anything special to do it. All you need is a blank piece of paper. “For most small startups, we’re talking four, five, six pages. It does not need to have a bunch of pie charts or fancy graphs,” Katz says. “It just needs to outline the major steps that you need to take and some of the key elements of starting that business.” For O’Driscoll, her

How does the economy seem to affect expressions of faith in your estimation? Wealthy, poor drawn to comforting religious messages Robert Minor, professor emeritus in Kansas University’s religious studies department, 1300 Oread Ave.: Worldwide, the relationships of religions and an individual’s economic circumstances show much versatility. Historically religion has sanctified every economic state in which devotees find themselves. I was reminded of this years ago while living in India. An Indian Christian leader and friend explained: In south India where Christians tend to be poorer and lower caste, the message from pulpits is that God especially loves the poor and suffering; in churches in Calcutta, where Christians tend to come from the upper classes, the message from the pulpit is that God rewards the truly faithful with economic prosperity.

Religious expressions support people’s current economic circumstances. They help them feel that they Minor have hope, here or hereafter, against overwhelming economic circumstances when they’re in need, or they justify the great disparity between their wealth and others’ need when they’re among a society’s rich and powerful. Religions have been used to support the earnings and inheritances of Hindu rajas, Buddhist kings, Muslim shahs, Christian rulers, and Chinese emperors known as Sons of Heaven. In such cases one hears of the many ways not to take literally each religion’s

equivalent of verses such as: “It’s harder for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven than a camel to pass through the eye of a needle.” Concepts such as karma have been used to argue that the wealthy deserve to be rich if not because of what they’ve done in their current lives then because of good deeds supposedly performed in previous births. But the prophetic voices within many of these same religions have also stood up for the dignity of those who find themselves in economic straits, and even at times condemned “the rich” who look down upon the poor. Whether rich or poor, people regularly gravitate to religious teachings that comfort them economically. — Send email to Robert Minor at rminor@ku.edu.

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Those who have less known to give more The Rev. Kent Winters-Hazelton, senior pastor, First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway: I read an article recently with a provocative title: Is the recession good for your soul? While the sharp economic downturn has increased the stress in many households, for others there is a discovery of spiritual growth. The wisdom of spiritual and religious traditions throughout the ages has taught that we do not receive our personal value and worth from our possessions, riches or power. That worth is drawn from what is within each of us, how we integrate into our community and in our service to others. This bad economy has helped many recognize that the trappings of material wealth

are not necessary for a full, rich life. Previous generations have often looked back and Wintersdiscovered Hazelton that what they perceived as hard times often lead to spiritual growth. Studies have shown that during the Great Depression, congregations made up of the poor, the underemployed and the working class gave a higher percentage of their income to their houses of faith or to charity than did their more affluent neighbors. Perhaps they understood more deeply the pain of poverty as experienced by their neighbor and wanted to provide a degree of com-

fort and care. When they came across someone who was worse off, instead of thinking, “There but by the grace of God go I,” they thought, “There connected by the grace of God go I.” Like many religious communities, the congregation I serve has seen its financial support decline in the past three years. At the same time, the gifts our members give to the funds that help others, and the total percentage of our church’s budget that assists social services in Lawrence, has increased dramatically. As small step, perhaps, on the pathway of recovery for us and for our community. — Send email to Kent Winters-Hazelton at fpcpastor@ sunflower.com.

business plan brought up many questions she had to take time to answer. “Kind of taking your idea of ‘Oh, I want to start my own veterinary practice that specifically caters just to cats and everything cats and cat owners need.’ And going from that idea to: How do you get a loan? What permits do you need? And where’s it going to be? And how much money is it going to cost?” she says. “I knew it was going to be complicated but I didn’t know it was going to be that complicated.” Educate yourself. A big part of that business plan, and your time, should be research. Find out if you need licensing or registration to do what you want to do (in most cases you won’t). And get advice about the taxation piece. This was where O’Driscoll turned first to books and then to the KU Small Business Development Center for advice. Though she knew what it was to be a veterinarian, she didn’t know much about the business side of it. Katz says recognizing this divide is huge. “There’s a big difference from working in the business and working on the business,” says Katz, who adds that most of the time you won’t have to do everything you need to do. “It’s important to understand that distinction and educate yourself about all the other things you have to do in a business. Some of that is even making an effort

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to understand something about accounting rules. Know what an income statement is. Know what a balance sheet is. Know what a statement of cash flow is.” The management piece. Speaking of balance sheets and cash flow, a follow-up question should be about management, Katz says. “Can I run this business?” he says you should ask yourself. “Do I have what it takes to manage it or can I put together a team that can manage it?” That question was huge for the Richardses when opening Made. Matt intended to quit his job as a lawyer to run the business, but had never worked retail a day in his life. Questions of novice management mistakes kept him up at night before the store’s opening this summer, especially when it came to the space’s physical retail stock. “The most difficult part, as two non-retailers, was how much inventory, stuff, do you need?” Richards says. “Leading up to the day we opened, I was very concerned that we were going to have big blank spaces. And we’ve got a small space anyway and we were going to have all this space and no inventory to put there. And, frankly, when we opened, it was pretty light.” Market, market, market. Another important question to ask yourself: “Are there people looking to buy what it is that I’m trying to sell? This is very important,” Katz says. “And how can I cre-

ate awareness about what I’m trying to do?” Money, loans and debt. And to get any sort of money, you have to know exactly who that market is and be dialed into it just as much as you are into the space and the name and the licensing. Katz says that when dealing with loans, investors or even your own money, you need to understand what ballpark figure you’re going to need to reasonably get things going. “There are a million service-oriented small businesses that people can start, but if you’re going to be running a business that has a location and carries inventory, you’ve got to understand that it’s probably going to be more expensive than you think,” Katz says. “That money’s not just going to fall into your lap.” Richards adds that after helping other people start businesses as a lawyer, he knew that when setting up a budget for Made the cost was going to be much greater than expected — something he and his wife planned for and made work for them. “We had a start-up budget — X is our number. And I told my wife just double that because I’ve gone through this before with others. In everything it will be about twice what you think it will be,” Richards says. “So we actually came in quite a bit under that, but it’s a little easier when you’ve helped others do that and you can be realistic and say, ‘This is what it’s going to cost.’”


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TOOLS FOR KEEPING YOUR YARD IN TIP-TOP SHAPE include aerators or spikers and fertilizer and seed spreaders. Machines can be rented to dig plugs of soil from a compacted lawn, but using any tool that breaks up the soil and allows air and water to reach grass roots is better than doing nothing.

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id you miss the lawn renovation window last fall? Even though September-November is the optimal time to get cool-season lawns looking good, core aerating and overseeding now will help. Cool-season lawns in this area are primarily tall fescue, Kentucky bluegrass and perennial ryegrass. Of the three, turf-type tall fescue performs the best in research trials for growth in shade, drought resistance and disease resistance. If you have a warmseason lawn with grasses including Bermudagrass, buffalograss or zoysiagrass, wait until they are actively growing in June to make any renovation. Many of the lawn problems I see are caused by or related to soil compaction. We walk on the lawn, play on the lawn, drive equipment like lawnmowers over the lawn, etc. All of these actions can compact the soil over time. Poor drainage can also cause compaction, and lawns with dense tree roots will benefit from being core aerated. Roots need both air and water. Bare spots and thin grass cover is not a good solution

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to the air and water problem. Sometimes this leads to more compaction as soil dries out more rapidly. Bare spots and thin grass can also contribute to erosion. Eroded soil is known as sediment when it enters our waterways and is considered to be one of the biggest pollutants of Kansas lakes and streams. Core aerating alleviates compaction as well as helping to break up thatch; improving water, air and nutrient infiltration; releasing carbon dioxide from the soil; and encouraging root growth. Most lawns should be aerated once per year or at least every other year. Lawns with lots of use or with heavy clay soils may need aeration more

than once per year. The best way to core aerate a lawn is to use a machine called a core aerator. You can rent one from local equipment rental shops or hire a lawn care provider to perform the service. A core aerator has hollow tines that pull plugs of soil up and out of the lawn as the machine is driven over it. The plugs are dropped on the surface of the lawn and will break down within a few weeks. When core aerating, the machine should be driven across the entire lawn twice. Make the second pass at a direction perpendicular to the first. Another method of core aerating is called spiking. The process involves using solid tines or spikes to put an angular hole in the ground. There are even special shoes available that allow you to aerate the yard simply by walking around on it. Spiking is not as effective as core aeration with hollow tines, but is more beneficial than doing nothing. Once the lawn is aerated, put some turf-type tall fescue seed down on the bare and thin spots. Use a rake to scratch the seed into the sur-

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A CORE AERATOR PULLS PLUGS OF SOIL out of a lawn to improves its health. Bare spots can then be seeded. face enough to get good seed to soil contact. There are many varieties of turf-type tall fescues available — look at the label on the back of the grass seed bag rather than the over-promising descriptions on the front. If you plan to use crabgrass preventer, apply it prior to April 15 (or about the time the redbuds are in full bloom). Irrigated lawns may benefit from an application of slow-re-

lease fertilizer in May, but otherwise Kansas State University recommends waiting until September to fertilize. Lawns that are fertilized in the spring often exhibit more stress in the summer than lawns that are only fertilized in fall. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. She can be reached at 843-7058.

Kovel’s Antiques: Weller pottery maintains its appeal an 8-inch wall pocket that looks like a branch with berries for $173 and a 14inch tree trunk vase with an owl for $325.

By Terry Kovel

Weller pottery was first made in 1872 in Fultonham, Ohio, but by 1882 Weller had moved to Zanesville, one of the main cities where pottery was made in Ohio. Hundreds of thousands of pieces of decorative art pottery and florist wares were made at Weller Pottery before it closed in 1948. It was a profitable pottery because its products were designed in the prevailing fashion and appealed to buyers. By the end of World War I, many pieces were being made in molds, then glazed in a variety of color combinations. Vases, wall pockets, jardinieres and other pieces were made to resemble real logs or frogs, and traditional vases were made with molded shapes that look like branches, animals, birds, flowers and even carved ivory.

WOODPECKERS ARE HANDLES on this 8-inch-high Weller Woodcraft jardiniere. It sold for $76 last fall at Conestoga Auction Co. in Manheim, Pa. One very successful line, called “Woodcraft,” was made from 1917 to 1928. Each piece resembled a real log or tree trunk with raised birds, animals or fruit as extra decoration. The colors added to the illusion of real wood. The pattern is popular with Weller collectors today. “Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2012” lists a 19-inch Woodcraft vase with a squirrel and owl for $960,

My husband inherited an unusual oak chair from his grandmother. Our children call it “the scary face chair” because the chair’s back is a carved wooden face that does indeed look scary. A label on the bottom says “Made in Dayton, Ohio, by Stumps-Barnhardt.” Please tell me how old this chair is and what it’s worth. Your chair is called a “North Wind chair,” a style popular during the late Victorian era (18801900) into the early 20th century. The face, from folklore, was supposed to blow evil spirits away. Many U.S. companies made them. But take another look at the label on your chair. It says “Stomps-Burkhardt,”

not “Stumps-Barnhardt.” Gustave Stomps and his brother Joseph founded a furniture manufacturing business, G. Stomps Brothers & Co., in Dayton in 1859. The company became G. Stomps & Bro. in 1869, then StompsBurkhardt Co. in 1890, when Richard Burkhardt was named vice president and general manager. The company closed in about 1928. Your chair was made during the 1890s. Today it would sell for close to $500 if it’s in excellent and original condition. One of our sons found an interesting bottle in the woods near our cabin. It’s a lovely green-blue color and is embossed “Dr. Kennedy’s/Medical Discovery/Roxbury, Mass.” We would like to know who Dr. Kennedy was, what the “medical discovery” was and when this bottle was made.

Donald Kennedy (18121889) was born in Scotland and immigrated to the United States in 1833. Kennedy apprenticed with a currier, a person who works with leather, and studied medicine in his spare time. He began selling his “Medical Discovery” in 1848. A newspaper ad in 1854 claimed it was “the greatest medical discovery of the age” and that it was “warranted to cure every kind of humor [related to body fluids]” except “thunder humor.” It sold for $1 a bottle and probably contained a mixture of herbs and alcohol. Dr. Kennedy made several other patented medicines and became very wealthy. His son, Dr. David Kennedy, took over the business when Donald died, and he continued to sell the Medical Discovery until 1928. The value of your bottle in good condition with no stains is $100.

Please help me learn more about an old piece of luggage I own. It’s heavy, covered in burlap and has leather handles. The name tag and zippers are marked “Amelia Earhart Luggage.” The manufacturer is the Baltimore Luggage Co. Was the suitcase made for her, or did she just endorse the brand? Amelia Earhart (18971937) was a famous aviator who disappeared in 1937 while trying to fly around the world. Before that, she had made a lot of money promoting her career. One of the products she endorsed was a line of luggage that bore her name. She didn’t design the luggage, but she did approve its construction and insisted that it be well-made. The brand continues to be sold today, although the Baltimore Luggage Co. is out of business. A lot of vintage Earhart luggage sells online.


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Administrative Associate Senior The School of Engineering Deans Office seeks an assistant to the new Associate Dean of Administration. Requires: Bachelor’s degree (by the time of appointment) and one year of administrative support work experience OR three years of administrative support work, including one year of experience with basic office computer systems and proficiency with MS Excel and Word. Application deadline: March 6, 2012 For more information, full requirements, and to apply, visit https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position 00000352. EO/AA Employer.

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Join our Team at Security Benefit, Topeka, Kansas Security Benefit is a growing financial services organization with a rich 100+ year history. Recognized in the past as one of CIO Magazine’s Agile 100 companies & a winner of Computer World’s Global Award for Innovation, Security Benefit and se2 offer a customer centric, technology company providing business and technical solutions to other financial services organizations, as well as excellent customer service!!! Please visit our website www.securitybenefit.com to review specific details about the following positions and more. Please apply online. • Business System Analyst • Business Development Analyst • Programmer Analyst • Account Service Representative & additional positions. Please consider becoming part of our team & enjoying a very competitive compensation & benefit package, as well as development & growth opportunities. EOE

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CAREER COACH Heartland Works, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional to fill a Career Coach position in our Topeka Workforce Center. The Career Coach (CC) oversees and coordinates services and processes that promote training and employment of Kansas Health Professions Opportunity Project (KHPOP) participants, while enhancing prospects for long term job retention. The Career Coach determines eligibility, enrolls appropriate candidates and completes paperwork and electronic processes, and assists participants with essential training and employment activities. Ideal candidates will have outstanding business communication, leadership, planning and organizing skills. Computer skills needed. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Excellent benefit package included. Heartland Works, Inc. is a regional, not-for- profit employment and training corporation and an equal opportunity employer TO APPLY: 1) Go to: www.jobfit.com/HWORKS 2) Register on this site; fill out the resume thoroughly and take the JobFit survey if you have not already done so. 3) Send an email to: sbeyer@heartlandworks.org indicating you have completed the survey and resume. Give the exact name under which you registered. Your email should indicate which position you are applying for including city name. 4) If selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Please call Sharon Beyer at 785-234-0500 if you have questions.


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FEATURE WRITER WEB DESIGNER Looking for a new gig? Well, regardless of whether you are or are not “in search of” that next great place to work. We are looking for you! Want to be our next web designer and be part of our rapidly expanding digital development team? The team designs/develops our digital products, provides maintenance/support of existing websites, and implements third-party digital initiatives. The World Company’s online operation is considered to be among the most innovative of news and media organizations in the country. Our websites include LJWorld.com, Lawrencemarketplace.com, KUsports.com, Lawrence.com and WellCommons.com. We are in search of a designer that is fairly technical and not afraid of the command line when dealing with front-end development and that can also provide creative concept and design solutions after ramping up. What we want to see: • A few years of web design experience is ideal (preferably using open-source technologies). Obviously - proficient with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (Experience in designing for mobile platforms a plus). • Knowledge and hands on experience with content management systems is extremely helpful (Django templates would be ideal). • Strong preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience. However, we will train the right person who demonstrates passion for their work and a willingness to learn. • Experience with a version control system (preferably Git). Some of what you will do here: • Varied design work and maintenance in addition to design processing from concept to implementation. • Respond to non-technical users on a variety of technical issues and status updates. • Identify research and resolve technical problems. • Document, monitor and follow-up on issues to ensure a timely resolution. The World Company is a communications and media company based in Lawrence, Kansas. We offer a competitive salary and with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

Do you love food writing and local entertainment events? Then you should write for the Lawrence Journal-World! We are hiring for a feature writer to write stories for the food centerpiece, Sunday Pulse and the Go! cover story and company websites such as Lawrence.com. Writer will also be responsible for coordinating food pages; making daily story or blog contributions to Lawrence. com; posting stories online, setting up photo shoots; receiving content from contributors; and increasing consumer engagement and growing the audience through social media. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree preferably in journalism; demonstrated writing experience; knowledge of, and demonstrated passion for, food content; knowledge and demonstrated experience with social media blogging platforms and experience editing news for the Web; one year shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office and InDesign; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline (SSCGP) is an interstate natural gas transportation company, headquartered in Owensboro, KY. SSCGP operates a 6,000-mile pipeline system transporting natural gas from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and Colorado to markets in the Midcontinent. We provide competitive salaries and benefits. Southern Star provides a fun, friendly, and modern working environment as well as competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are seeking experienced professionals with skills and qualifications in the following area: Job # 12-0008 - Technician, Measurement - Tonganoxie, KS For more information on these positions regarding complete job description and details for applying, please visit http://www.sscgp.com/Working/ Working Locations: Tonganoxie, KS Website: www.sscgp.com Deadline: March 2, 2012 How to apply: If you have qualifications we need, want a job that uses your existing skills and encourages you to develop new ones, provides varied work challenges, and allows you to work with a great group of people, this position might be a perfect fit. Please forward your resume, which should provide evidence of how you meet each minimum requirement mentioned and any preferences listed, to: SSCGP HR Department, Job Postings, PO Box 20010, Owensboro, KY 42304 or e-mail your resume to jobs@ sscgp.com. You must include the Job# identified above or your resume will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE SSCGP is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only respond to those candidates selected for interviews.

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MULTIMEDIA SALES MANAGER The World Company is seeking an innovative and experienced Multimedia Sales Manager who will be responsible for leading a team of multimedia sales reps in a fast paced print and digital integrated sales environment. Are you a motivated sales leader with a proven track record in leading successful teams? Can you answer YES to the following questions? • Do you want to coach and develop your team to be the best media sales reps in the industry? • Do you use unique and innovative ways to achieve revenue budgets? • Do you believe digital advertising needs to be a part of every campaign? • Do you use social marketing as part of your everyday life? • Do you place client visits at the top of your priority list every week? • Are you famous for getting results for your customers? • Are you a great listener and problem solver? • Do you love to turn a “no” into a “yes?” • Do you love staying on top of the current Internet trends and finding digital solutions for your clients’ needs? If you’ve answered YES to these questions and possess strong leadership and relationship-building skills; have experience playing a pivotal role in the development and implementation of advertising strategies; and have experience in print and online media sales, then we want to hear from you! As Multimedia Sales Manager some of what you would do includes: • Supervise and develop sales representatives in their efforts to sell creative solutions to clients to capitalize on our one million unique visitors per month on a collection of nationally recognized websites such as kusports.com, ljworld.com and Lawence.com. • Sell clients a platform of products including online advertising, web banners, social marketing, sports marketing, search engine optimization, Deals, and event marketing sponsorships. • Monitor, evaluate and drive individual and team performance to reach sales objectives. • Participate in the development and sales of new, revenue-generating projects. • Create a work environment that promotes communication, encourages cooperation and operates efficiently, focusing on both overall revenue growth and success of individual revenue units. • Know the strengths and weaknesses of the competition across all advertising mediums and position The World Company accordingly.

Sunflower Publishing, a division of The World Company, is hiring for an Account Executive to sell advertising in our magazines and niche publications. As an Account Executive you will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with our customers, and act as the liaison between the client and our creative team to ensure clients’ needs are met on every project. If you have a proven track record of sales success then we would like to hear from you! Established in 2004 Sunflower Publishing is a leading publisher for city/regional magazines, trade publications and directories. Premier publications include KANSAS! magazine, Lawrence Magazine, Topeka Magazine, Manhattan Magazine, Shawnee Magazine, Hutchinson Magazine, Sunflower Living, Douglas County Newcomers Guide and the Lawrence Magazine Restaurant Guide. For more information, visit www.sunflowerpub.com. Historical Lawrence, Kansas, is located 45 minutes from Kansas City, MO, has a nationally recognized arts scene, a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Kansas with its longstanding basketball tradition. Ideal candidates will have experience in outside sales, marketing, and/or advertising; media sales experience preferred; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; remarkable verbal and written communication skills; effective time management and interpersonal skills; self-motivated; strong attention to detail; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. Don’t settle for a job, explore our career opportunity! We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

Ideal candidates will also have at least five years of successful career development in sales, e.g. growth in territory or responsibility; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; a proficiency for understanding and selling all media types; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong sales and organizational skills; strong communication skills, negotiation and influencing skills, both written and oral; ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment; proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

Mortgage Marketing Assistant Full-Time RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Director of Mortgage Marketing, support sales, advertising and promotional efforts for Peoples Bank mortgage offices in Kansas and Missouri Layout/Design and timely delivery of compliant mortgage advertising & communication collateral including, but not limited to, flyers, postcards, brochures, yard signs and other marketing support materials Assist in all communication and promotional efforts as needed and requested by local mortgage offices Maintain current, compliant inventory of communication, advertising and promotional materials for all Kansas and Missouri mortgage offices. Much of this work will be design, producing & assisting developing visual communication pieces/projects

EDUCATION:

1. High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

1. Prefer one to two years’ advertising agency, art studio or in-house mortgage advertising experience, some administrative support background, basic mortgage knowledge or experience helpful.

SKILLS: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Excellent Guest service skills. Good interpersonal skills. Layout/design skills Ability to communicate both orally and written in an effective manner. Computer skills including Word, Outlook, Photoshop, Publisher & the ability to learn new applications. 6. Attention to detail and deadlines. 7. Ability to deal with both internal and external guests. 8. Ability to work as a team player and be flexible with current urgencies. IF YOU FEEL YOU ARE QUALIFIED AND ARE INTERESTED IN BEING CONSIDERED, PLEASE SEND YOUR REQUEST AND RESUME TO: Monica Zimmer mzimmer@bankingunusual.com

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS SEEKING A DIRECTOR/DEPUTY APPLICATIONS OFFICER. As a senior level executive reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Deputy Applications Officer (DAO) leads the teams responsible for the development, design, and architecture of the core enterprise and academic software applications and services. The DAO works collaboratively with the campus community, key stakeholders, and KU leadership to ensure that the mix of technology offered by the central IT organization is aligned with KU’s strategic goals and mission of research, teaching and learning. The DAO manages the IT Directors over the following areas: System Design & Delivery, Web Development & Interface Design, IT Systems Development, System Integration, and Software QA/Testing. Required Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, telecommunications, software design, engineering or other computer-related field. Work experience in these areas may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. 2. Five or more years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience with diverse technical staff. 3. Five or more years of progressively responsible experience working with information and enterprise applications in a mixed platform environment. 4. Five years of experience leading teams using various SDLC methodologies and bringing new technologies/applications from concept to production. As evidenced by the application materials: 5. Experience in leading the development, design, and testing of secure software applications. 6. Experience developing and implementing IT and Software Architecture standards. 7. Demonstrated ability in all aspects of hiring creating staffing plans, writing job descriptions, attracting talent, and making great hires. 8. Demonstrated excellent organizational and project management skills and the ability to work well under stress within defined time lines. 9. Effective writing, communications, and interpersonal skills working with a variety of technical and administrative constituents as evidenced in the application materials 10. Demonstrated ability to understand customer needs with a proven track record of providing quality customer service.

For complete job description information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00000326. Close date is 3/13/12.

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DISTRIBUTION TEAM LEADER Lawrence Journal-World is hiring a Team Leader in our distribution center. We are a family-owned operation with a 20,000 circulation daily newspaper, several weekly community newspapers, a Commercial Printing division, and a contract print site for USA TODAY. Team Leaders are responsible for handling the processing and bundling of newsprint products from the press to distributors; troubleshoot machinery; and assist with supervising and providing training to team members. Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily. We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals who are looking to grow in their career with a fastpaced company. Ideal candidate will have leadership experience; a team player; self starter with strong organizational skills; experience operating machinery and maintenance skills preferred; strong communication skills; good attention to detail and able to multi-task; a high school diploma or GED; able to lift up to 70 lbs.; stand for long periods of time and frequently twist and bend; and proficient with MS Office products. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com or complete an employment application at 609 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, opportunities for career advancement and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE

DIGITAL MEDIA SALES REPS Are you looking for a career opportunity in media sales and can you answer YES to the following questions? • Do you enjoy meeting new people and coming up with creative ideas? • Are you famous for getting results from your customers? • Are you a great listener and problem solver? • Do you use unique and innovative ways to achieve budget? • Do you love to turn a “no” into a “yes”? • Do you believe digital advertising needs to be a part of every campaign? • Do you use social marketing as part of your everyday life? • Do you love staying on top of the current internet trends and finding digital solutions for your clients’ needs? • Are you looking at being part of the fastest-growing area in media sales with the best growth potential? If you have been answering YES to these questions and have experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; experience in online media sales; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling then we want to hear from you! The World Company has an extraordinary opportunity for talented media sales professionals in Lawrence and Shawnee, Kansas. As a sales rep some of what you would be doing includes: • Selling creative solutions to your clients to capitalize on our one million unique visitors per month on a trio of nationally recognized websites such as kusports.com, ljworld.com and Lawrence.com. • Sell clients a platform of products including online advertising, web banners, social marketing, sports marketing, search engine optimization, our Deals websites (including Lawrence Deals and johnsoncountydeals.com), and event marketing sponsorships. • Prospect new regional clients and make initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone. • Develop and build relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list. Ideal candidates will also have remarkable verbal and written communication skills; enjoy networking; effective time management and interpersonal skills; regularly achieve monthly sales goals; selfmotivated; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE


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Music Lessons

Learn to play 30-50 songs in the first year with Simply Music! Keys of Joy 785-331-8369 Karla’s Konservatory 785-865-4151

Plumbing

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Salon & Spa

. MAGILL PLUMBING • Water Line Services • Septic Tanks / Laterals 913-721-3917 Free Estimates Licensed Insured. RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER & Handyman needs small work. Bill Morgan 816-523-5703

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Recycling Services

Painting

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

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Office* Clerical* Accounting Light Industrial* Technical Finance* Legal

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Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

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Heating & Cooling

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Garage Doors

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Knights of Columbus Club

2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046

Several estates combined, only highlights are listed, excellent quality, huge auction both days. Join us inside, we’ll run two rings each day!! See Complete Sale Bill, Coin List and Photos at www.dandlauctions.com Saturday - 250 Lots of Coins (9:30): 13 Gold Coins, incl. 2$20, 2-$10; 90+ Silver Dollars, incl. GSA CC’s and Key Dates 1893-CC, 1895-O, 1895-S; Half & Large Cents; Indian Head Cents, incl 1877; 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent; Silver Dimes, Quarters and Halves. Furniture, Glassware, Collectibles, Household, Lawn and Hand Tools (10:30): Dell 42” Plasma TV; Sony Bravia 26” TV; Sony Play Station 3; Casio Elect. Keyboard with Stand; Kenmore Elite Front Load Washer & Elect. Dryer; Safes; Ant. 4Pc. Walnut Spool Bedroom Set; Oak Dining Table & Chairs; Maple Hutch; Recliner; End Tables; Ant. Parlor Table; Kohler & Campbell Piano; Inlayed Chess Table; Cedar Chest; Oak Rockers; Oak Comode; Lane Danish Coffee and End Tables; Heywood Wakefield Corner Table; Mahogany Pedestal; Lamps; Oil Paintings; Weber Grill (New); Craftsman SelfPropelled Mower (Like New); Garden Tools: Craftsman Tool Chest and Hand Tools; Fishing Rods, Reels & Tackle; Old Tools; Patio Swings; Lots of Kitchen and Household Items; Lg. Assortment of Glassware - Cut Glass, Crystal, Depression, Carnival, Amberina, Milk Glass; HandThrown Pottery Collection; Goebel Figurines; KU Jayhawk Items; Longaberger Baskets; Old Cameras; Pictures; Stamp Book; Boy Scout Items; 12+ BB Guns; Mirrored Signs; Sewing Machine & Notions; Much More. Sunday - Collectibles, Glassware (10:00): Antique Clocks incl. Rare Seth Thomas Shelf Clock, Waterbury Regulator, Oak Art & Crafts, Waterford & Mantel Clocks; StrombergCarlson Oak Wall Phone; Oak and Marble Balance Scale; Stimpson Candy Store Scale; Antique Lamps; 1930’s Detroit Jewel Cookstove; 1950’s Coca-Cola Machine; Butter Churns, incl. Bent Wood, Wood Cylinder, Western 3 Gal. Crock and Dazey; Coffee Grinders; Kitchen Collectibles; Tins; Crocks and Water Jug; 1800’s French Jeu De Course Horse Race Game; Toys, incl. Wind-up Lil Abner Dogpatch Band, Cast Iron McCormick-Deering Thresher and Plow, Tin Toys, CI Banks; Fire Dept. Pedal Car; CI Childs Stove; Childs Sewing Machines; Childrens Books; 30+ Breyer Horses; Sport Memorabilia; 70+ Straight Razors; 70+ Pocket Knives; Pocket Watches; Glassware, incl. Crystal, Depression, Carnival, Fostoria, Fenton; Murano Glass, incl. 13 Vase; Royal Doulton and Sango China; Large Jardiniere; Linens; Quilts; Character Glasses; Amish Baskets; Planters Peanut Machine; Old Signs; Steel Tractor Seats; Numerous Old Pictures; Maytag Engine; Huge Assortment of Small Collectibles and More. Jewelry (11:00): Huge Assortment of Sterling, 10K and 14K Gold Rings, Costume and Designer Jewelry.

Red Oak/White Oak Mix, $150/truck, $210/cord Stacked & delivered. Cured & Seasoned. Adam 816-547-1575

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Accounting Specialist Accounting Specialist needed in Research & Graduate Studies to work with researchers and their support staff to ensure that all funds are spent in accordance with KUCR, university and sponsor policies. Requires a bachelor’s degree or three yrs of recent accounting experience. For detailed description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu and search position 00066858 EO/AA

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Join our Team at Security Benefit, Topeka, Kansas Security Benefit is a growing financial services organization with a rich 100+ year history. Recognized in the past as one of CIO Magazine’s Agile 100 companies & a winner of Computer World’s Global Award for Innovation, Security Benefit and se2 offer a customer centric, technology company providing business and technical solutions to other financial services organizations, as well as excellent customer service!!! Please visit our website www.securitybenefit.com to review specific details about the following positions and more. Please apply online. • Business System Analyst • Business Development Analyst • Programmer Analyst • Account Service Representative & additional positions. Please consider becoming part of our team & enjoying a very competitive compensation & benefit package, as well as development & growth opportunities. EOE

Leavenworth County is seeking an Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Office location is Lansing. See: www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application Deadline: March 9, 2012. K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Employment is contingent upon results of a Background and Driving Record Check.

Financial Aid Analyst Financial Aid Module Data Analytics & Technology at the University of Kansas invites qualified individuals to submit applications for the Financial Aid Analyst - Financial Aid Module position. Bachelor’s degree by the time of appointment and a minimum one year experience working in a Student Financial Aid Office required. For more information and to apply, go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position 00064835. EO/AA Employer.

Requires completion of coursework in biosciences or related field or experience with animal care. See complete description and apply at: https://jobs.ku.edu, position #00066174 Application deadline March 7, 2012 EO/AA Employer

Recruiter, The University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound is seeking a parttime Recruiter to assist in recruiting program participants and to publicize and promote program services. This position is located in Kansas City, KS. Veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply go to http://jobs.ku.edu and search for position number 00065712. Review begins 3/09/12. EO/AA employer

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Route Carrier

New newspaper route available in between Lawrence & LeCompton. 7 days/week. Must be a reliable, dependable person & vehicle a must! Make $1500/mo. Must have valid driver’s license & insurance. Call 785-832-7249

Grant Specialist Grant Specialist needed in the Research & Graduate Studies office to serve as an administrative resource and auditor for sponsored projects. Requires a bachelor’s degree or 3 yrs exp; and exp interpreting documents with strict terms & conditions Application deadline March 3, 2012 For detailed description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu and search position 00000193 EO/AA Math & Algebra Teachers Sylvan Learning Center, 4920 Legends Drive in Lawrence Ks is seeking Math and Algebra teachers. Applicants should be Certified Teachers or have experience teaching higher level math. Part-time hours, evenings and/or Saturday. Call the Sylvan Learning Center Director, Tammy Bolen, at 785-842-6284 or email at lawdir@sylvanks.com. Our national website is www.sylvanlearning.com Now Hiring for ECE center. Must be program director qualified for over 100 children. 785-856-6002 amy@googolsoflearning.com

Top Commissions Experience Preferred For Phone Interview Contact Mr. Haggerty 1-877-665-6618

Computer-IT

Design, develop, enhance and test software applications and systems in Lawrence, KS. Requires Bachelors in Computer Sci., Elect. Engr., or closely related field; 5 yrs. progressively responsible exp. in IT profesional position, w/2 yrs. hands-on exp. w/Java web technologies; demonstrated knowledge of Maven build process, Struts, Tiles & Spring framework; and SCWCD Certification for Java2 Platform Enterprise Ed. Travel/relocation EOE may be required. Mail resume to: Les Nugent, IT Consulting Services, Inc. 1031 Vermont St., Suite D Lawrence, KS 66044

Jr. Technical Assistant

Must be familiar with Windows 7 64-bit and software applications, Build/ test/ troubleshoot hardware, good writing skills Send resume to: hr@microtechcomp.com

CLASSIFIED SALES REP

Ideal candidate must be comfortable making outbound calls; have excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience preferred; will represent the World Company in a professional and positive manner; be proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel); ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced environment. If you have a proven track record of sales success and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then we would like to hear from you! We offer a competitive salary and commissions, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

Tues thru Sat 11 PM - 7:30 AM $11.25 - $12.58 Job description at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available: Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS Full Time Receptionist needed for busy veterinary office. Applicant must have previous customer service skills, office and phone skills. Previous veterinary office experience preferred. Please apply in person at Lawrence Veterinary Hospital 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct. Furniture Restoration Tech Independent, Self Starter. Detail Minded. Experience Preferred or will train right person. Call 785-841-6484.

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 JOIN THE TEAM Full time position. Must be energetic, friendly & team oriented. Apply in person Jayhawk Pawn & Jewelry 1804 W. 6th St.

NAVY RESERVE Serve part-time. No military exp needed. Paid training & potential sign-on bonus. Great benefits. Retirement. Call Mon-Fri 800-777-6289

Events Coordinator The University of Kansas Libraries seeks an Events Coordinator for the Libraries. Required qualifications: BA degree in strategic communications or related field; 2 or more years of experience planning and/ or executing events; excellent written communication skills as evidenced by application materials. KU seeks applicants committed to excellence who can contribute to the University’s innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world. See http://www.provost. ku.edu/planning/ Complete application instruction, responsibilities, and deadlines can be found at: https://jobs.ku.edu position # 00209561 Application deadline March 23, 2012 EO/AA Employer

Environmental

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Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for a part-time Classified Sales Rep to make outbound sales calls. Sales rep will sell commercial and private advertisements and public notices in our World Classifieds which covers northeast Kansas. Position will also sell, format, proof and obtain approvals on classified ads or public notices for advertisement in any of the World Company publications. Sales calls will be to new accounts and current customers. Must be available to work 20-30 hours per week between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday-Friday.

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Education & Training

Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree in the respective subject and/or a degree in education and at least four years of teaching experience. Experience with gifted programs, 504 plans/IEPs, or ESL teaching is desired but not essential. Applicants should send a resume & cover letter to Dr. Don Schawang, Head of School: donschawang@ seaburyacademy.org For more information visit www.seaburyacademy.org

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Assistant Radiation Safety Officer

Dept of Environment Health & Safety University of Kansas Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Health Physics; or a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate science, engineering or safety related field with 1 year of broad experience in health physics or radiation safety. Valid driver’s license. Experience with Microsoft Office or other standard office software. Excellent communication skills as evidenced by application materials. Ability to handle and use appropriate safety equipment as demonstrated by past experience, certifications and/or training. Minimum $46,000. EO/AA Initial review date: Mar. 12, 2012. For more information or to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu. Position 00000851

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Drivers… CCI is Now Hiring Qualified, Professional Drivers For Local/Regional Runs Excellent Pay & Benefits Good Driving/Work History CDL-A, 2-Yrs. Recent T/T Exp. Req. Owner Operators Welcome Contractors Cartage, Inc. 800.878.0662 bulkdrivingjobs.com Established moving company needs workers with flexibility. Must have a clean driver’s license, no felonies, own cell phone, own transportation, & be least 21. Hard, physical work. Good customer service skills and excellent attitude required. Random drug testing. If work record proves to be superior, may become a crew manager. Call 785-749-5073

Ani-Pals Pet Resort

is seeking part-time kennel assistant/receptionist. Experience is preferred but will train the right person. 25-35 hours per week and available to work weekends. Must have excellent customer service skills and would prefer experience working with dogs in a professional setting. Please apply in person with a resume and references: 248 S. 110th Street Kansas City, KS

Painter - Need experienced, new construction, painter for the Lawrence area. Call 785-979-2488. Part Time Kennel Technician needed at veterinary office. Applicant must have previous kennel experience. Some weekends and holidays req. Please apply in person at Lawrence Veterinary Hospital 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct.

Permanent & Full Time WORK • 20-30 individuals wanted to start this week • Great with people • $1600+monthly • Fun work environment • Flexible work schedules Weekly paycheck • Paid training

Contact 785-856-0355 TODAY For Application & interview. Receptionist in Doctor’s office Full time with benefits. Please Send resume to jobatdoctoroffice@gmail.com

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Certified Medication Aide needed in the Lawrence Adult Day Health Center. 8am - 5pm Mon. - Fri. See full job description and apply online at: www.midlandcareconnection.org

Midland Care Connection offers a smoke free, drug free environment. EOE

CLO is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following position:

Intensive Individual Supports Teacher CLO’s Children’s Autism Network is looking for a qualified Intensive Individual Supports Teacher (IIS) in the Lawrence area. Looking for someone who is already qualified with a Medicaid and National Provider Number and the appropriate training to provide IIS work for the Autism Waiver. People who do not have these qualifications may still be considered for the job if they have a college degree in a related field or at least 60 college credit hours along with 1000 hours experience working with a person with autism. Job duties consist of implementing teaching and behavior programs for children with autism. This is a part time position and looking for someone to fill 20-30 evening and weekend hours per week immediately. If interested in this position please contact: Sara Quick, Director of CLO’s Children’s Autism Network at 785-979-9251 EOE

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Haskell Health Center Full-time permanent position at the Haskell Health Center. MondayFriday, 8AM-6pm. Relocation allowances authorized. This position is located in the Behavioral Health Program of the Haskell Health Center, Lawrence, KS. This position is that of a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in Mental Health substance abuse, and family practice. The purpose of this position is to provide clinical psychiatric nurse practitioner services under the supervision of an attending psychiatric and/or physician supervisor. Please contact Ms. Manon Tillman, at 405-951-3819 if you have any question. EEO - The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

Wanna get inShape while you make Great $ & Have Fun? Our Company needs Canvassers to Hand out flyers & set appts for our Reps. FT hours paid Daily Potential $600-1000 a wk Call 785-856-1243 for interview

The Mad Greek is now hiring for Asst. Manager/Host position, days & eves. Must have restaurant exp. Apply within at 907 Mass.

Housekeeper, now hiring, must work weekends. Apply at: Baymont Inn - 740 Iowa St., Lawrence

Health Care

Growing Orthodontic practice seeking a highly motivated Treatment Coordinator to join our orthodontic team. Part time to full time available. Must be energetic, friendly and team-oriented. Dental experience preferred but not a must. Will be responsible for initial patient exams, sending exam letter and reviewing contracts.

Production Varied Schedule 30+ Hrs. per Week Line Cook experience helpful $9.51 per hour Job description at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available: Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS

Property Manager Downtown Loft Apts.

Experience with Microsoft Office preferred. Previous leasing, marketing, & sales experience very helpful. We offer a competitive salary package with health, dental, 401K. Email Resumes to: jobs@firstmanagementinc.com

or fax to: 785-830-9011

Property Manager

Seeking an experienced Property Manager to run a large luxury apt. community in Lawrence, KS. Candidate must be upbeat, able to multi-task & computer savvy. Marketing experience is a plus & attention to detail a must. Submit Resume to: First Management, Inc. PO Box 1797 Lawrence, KS 66044 or email to: jobs@firstmanagementinc.com

Schools-Instruction

Applicants must be able to work every other weekend Apply on-line at www.lmh.org EOE

Start at $495 One Bedroom/studio style Pool - Fitness Center -On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.

785.856.7788

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2+BR - 3054 W. 7th, 2nd floor, newly remodeled, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, CA, W/D hookup. $700. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW. $500/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR - 2412 Alabama, 2nd floor in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, DW, washer/dryer, no pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offst. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

positions available at Emergency Shelter/Youth Residential Center II. Full-time positions (Tuesday-Saturday) on the Second Shift (2pm-10pm). Substitute positions for all shifts. Candidate will be responsible for care & supervision of 14 adolescents. Must have at least a high school diploma or GED, be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and able to pass background checks. Experience with adolescents preferred. Benefits available for full-time positions. If interested, apply with resume to: V. Torrez Dawson, Assistant Director P.O. Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044. Inquiries to (785) 843-2085. tdawson@theshelterinc.org Position will be open until filled.

2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

RN Bachelors required

2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near KU. $595 - $1,100/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

- Part Time Pediatrics Case Manager. Wonderful opportunity allows you to work from home! Work with the State of Kansas, physicians, hospital discharge planners. DME companies & home health agencies. Two years clinician nursing experience, some daytime travel required. Must be able to work independently. Children’s Choice Inc. email lorir@wamego.net 785-456-5265

2BR, lower in 4-plex, 1725 Tennessee. $465/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 785-813-1344, 785-393-4510

Parkway Terrace

2340 Murphy Drive 1 & 2BR Apts., $450 - $500.

Now & For Fall.

Clean and roomy with on-site laundry.

Call TODAY for GREAT Deals! 785-841-1155

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2BR starting at $525 W/D included. Pool

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935 2BR — 909 Missouri or 1305 Kentucky, in 4-plex. Have CA & DW. No pets. $450/ month. Call 785-841-5797

ASHBURY TOWNHOMES

Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 2BRs Avail., 1 with garage

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785-841-5444, 785-843-4300 1BR — 810 E. 14th, 1 story, CA, W/D hookup, DW, $430/ mo., 1 pet ok. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

Crossgate Casita’s

New 1BR - $540/mo. Open Mon.-Sat. Noon-4pm, 2451 Crossgate Dr. 785-760-7899

2 Bedrooms near KU. Pool, microwave, DW, and laundry facilities 837 MICHIGAN 3 & 4 Bedrooms FREE wireless internet, DW, W/D, pool, on KU bus route. Some with garages. 660 GATEWAY COURT

Call 785-841-8400 www.sunriseapartments.com Sunrise Terrace — 951 Arkansas, so close to KU! 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laundry, lots of parking, some with W/D. $550 - $750/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

Winter is here No high gas bill to pay, all electric units only! • Small dog welcome • Income restrictions apply • Students welcome

LAUREL GLEN APTS

For Current Rent Specials Call 785-838-9559 EOH

1BR — 740 Massachusetts, 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st above Wa Restaurant, big floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No windows, 1 bath, CA. $750/ pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

Cedarwood Apts 2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

CAMPUS LOCATIONS! 1, 2, 3 BRs

Briarstone Apts.

1010 Emery * 785-749-7744

1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants * Water & trash paid 4BR duplex - start at $795 —————————————————— Get Coupon* for $25 OFF

3-4BR, 1028 Ohio. Lovely home great for family, near KU/downtown. Low utils. Has study, appls., parking. $1,305/mo. 785-979-6830

*Sign lease by Mar. 31, 2012 AND College Students

Furnished 3 & 4BRs Washer/dryer included 19th & Mass., on bus route

EACH MONTH’S RENT GET 10% DISCOUNT

—————————————————— CALL TODAY (Mon. - Fri.)

785-843-1116

785.843.4040 www.thefoxrun.com Offering Leases through the end of May 2012

Regents Court Ask about 2-person Special! 785-842-4455

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

VILLA 26 APARTMENTS

Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com

invites applications for the following academic positions:

Housekeeping Housekeeper (Day & Evening)

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

Move-in Special for 1BRs Only one of each left: 2BR Apt.& 2BR Townhome

Washburn University

Food Service Cook Food Service Worker (Custodian)

Apartments Unfurnished

Residential Child Care Worker

PREP COOK

Academic Positions

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following opportunities available :

which is a non-profit organization dedicated to the provision of supports and services to adults who are developmentally disabled in Coffey, Osage, Franklin counties is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of HUD Coordinator. The person selected will be responsible for ensuring all HUD, rentals, accounting, and contracts are kept current with HUD regulations. A four year college degree in field of study that is relevant to accounting/ management is preferred. Experience in working with HUD is required. COF Training Services, Inc offers competitive wages, excellent health insurance and retirement benefits. Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and a resume with the names and contact information of at least three reliable references to the attention of the Controller at COF Training Services, Inc., P.O. Box 459, Ottawa, KS 66067 by March 8, 2012.

Studios to 3BR Apts 2BR to 3BR Townhomes With 9 Locations We’ve Got Lawrence Covered!

Please Fax all interested resumes to 1-866-614-9189

Midway Wholesale

COF Training Services, Inc.

Lock in by March 10 And receive 2011 prices for Fall 2012

Management The University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound is seeking a part-time Recruiter to assist in recruiting program participants and to publicize and promote program services. This position is located in Kansas City, KS. Veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply go to http://jobs.ku.edu and search for position number 00065712. Review begins 3/09/12. EO/AA employer.

Social Services

Hotel-Restaurant

SPRING FEVER

CDL Driver/ Driver’s Helper

Midway Wholesale has a career opportunity with GREAT benefits and work environment for an individual seeking a permanent position. We are looking for a delivery driver with at least a class B CDL or the ability to get a CDL to deliver building materials such as shingles and rebar. You must be able to lift at least 85#. Clean driving record, drug screen, background check and EOE lift test required. Stop by 2711 Oregon, Lawrence, KS and talk to Todd about joining the Midway team.

Security Mil-Spec Security Group is seeking security officer applicants for Part Time positions. Friday & Saturday evenings are a must. (785) 832-1351

Research Assistant

Lawrence, KS 785-766-5630 Auctioneers: Doug Riat & Chris Paxton

Child Care Provided

888-573-6431

Bishop Seabury Academy is seeking Experienced Teachers for these positions:

Research Aide KU Department of Medicinal Chemistry. 3 semesters of laboratory experience (including lab coursework) required. To apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu search for position 00206891. Application deadline 03/06/12. EO/AA

Health Care

CDL-A Drivers Needed

Solos and Teams needed! Refrigerated, Dry Van & Regional Positions Open! Up to $3,000 Sign On Bonus Consistent and Frequent Miles Reliable Home Time, Full Benefits, 401k. EOE

High School Math or Chemistry/Math

Extension Agent

General

Gordon Trucking, Inc.

Middle School Language Arts/English

Concessions Available

WorldClassNEK.com

DriversTransportation

Lecturer of Art Graphic Design: BeginsFall 2012 Asst Professor of Communication / Director of Mock Trial: Begins Fall 2012 Asst Professor of Education Mathematic cs Education: Begins Fall 2012 Asst/Assoc Professor of Human Services Addictions Counseling Emphasis: Begins Fall 2012 Lecturer off Psychology: Begins Fall 2012

For complete details, see: http://www.washburn.edu/ admin/vpaa/academic positions.html Washburn University is an EOE

Chase Court

19th & Iowa, Lawrence Great Campus Locations Applecroft Abbotts Corner Chamberlain Court MacKenzie Place Melrose Court Ocho Court

785-843-8220

chasecourt@sunflower.com

HIGHPOINTE APTS

Fall & Immediate Avail.

2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468 www.firstmanagementinc.com

LIVE IN LUXURY

BRAND NEW One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths Rent Includes All Utilities. Plus Cable, Internet, Fitness & Pool. Garages Available Elevators to all floors

Reserve YOURS for Spring/Fall

Call Today 785-856-8900

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Canyon Court Apts

LEASING FOR FALL! Luxury 1, 2 & 3 BR 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805

New Downtown Lofts

901 New Hampshire Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms 785-830-8800 www.firstmanagementinc.com

Mass Street Lofts NOW LEASING for FALL & IMMEDIATE MOVE-IN 785-830-8800

www.firstmanagementinc.com

Great Locations! Great Prices! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

Call for SPECIALS

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339 www.tuckawaymgmt.com


Apartments Unfurnished

Houses 1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069

Now Leasing for 2012!

Studio, 1, 2 & 3 BRs

Fast, Reliable Maintenance On-site Management Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

Bob Billings & Crestline

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

785-842-4200

PARKWAY COMMONS Available Now! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence

785-842-3280

Rentals Avail. Now!

1BR - $600, 2BR - $700, 3BR - $800 Small pets allowed. On bus route, reserved parking, pool, playground, total electric, and washer, dryer & DW in every unit.

PERFECT for Serious Students and/or GREAT for Families.

Westgate

4641 W. 6th, Lawrence behind Blockbuster

785-842-9199

DOWNTOWN LOFT

Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $675/mo. 825 sq. ft., $855/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565

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2BR — 2400 Alabama, 2nd floor, 1 bath, AC, DW, laundry on-site. $490/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Cars-Domestic

Votives, 100 clear glass votives in orginal boxes $45 takes all. Call 785-842-8865

3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ Music-Stereo opener, range, refrig., W/D hookups. $795/mo. Deposit Piano - Wurlitzer console & Refs. Call 785-749-3840 piano and bench seat. $500 or best offer. You move it. Country Home - 3BR, 2 bath 785-331-9106 $950/month includes internet, water, & propane Pianos, (3) 2 Kimbels and 1 Call 785-766-1017 Winter Company Spinet, $475-575 Price includes tun1628 W. 19th Terrace ing & delivery. 785-832-9906 Avail. NOW. 4BR + study, 2 car garage, fenced yard. finished bsmt. $1,600/mo. TV-Video

785-841-4785

Buick 2003 Regal LS, leather, power equip, 3.8 V6, very dependable, alloy wheels, nice car! Stk#142161 only $7,750. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

TV 51 in. Hitachi projection TV, HD compatible. Works great, you haul. $100.00 Cadillac 1999 DeVille, very LOW miles and local two 785-690-7479 Eudora owner clean car! Loaded with optins, excellent conOffice Space dition, Silver with grey interior, and only $5199. See website for photos. Office Space Available Rueschhoff Automobiles at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. rueschhoffautos.com 785-841-4785 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Office Space, 1,000-1,500 sq. ft., Business or Professional on Busy Street. 3109 W. 6th, Lawrence Lawrence. 785-766-1242

Retail & Commercial Space 2859 Four Wheel Drive

Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 785-842-5227 for more info Downtown Lawrence Store Front - 1,000 sq. ft. Not adequete for restaurant. Call 785-766-9032

Warehouse Space

JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS CHILDREN’S SALE

Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, Warehouse/Storage space laundry. $390, water/cable in downtown Ottawa, KS. 30 x 30, concrete floors, paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 lights, and two 8 ft. garage style doors. 785-229-2740 Duplexes

Townhomes Use Tax Refund to Invest in a Co-op

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes in Cooperative. Units start at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) www.pinetreetownhouses.com

Real Estate Auctions REAL ESTATE AUCTION

Sat., Feb. 25 - 10AM 2917 Pebble Lane Lawrence, KS 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage Final bid subject to owner’s approval. OPEN HOUSE - Fri., 2/24 2-6 PM or by appt. Independent Real Estate Jay Knopp 785-230-2100

PARKWAY 4000

Move-In Specials! • 2BRs available now • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-749-2555/785-766-2722

Saturday 9 am to 7 pm FREE ADMISSION

and most items 50% off

was also Fri. 9 am to 7 pm Admission $2 or 2 can goods ALL ADMISSION FEES & FOOD DONATED TO BALLARD CENTER

Farm Equipment Tractor - 1941 Farmall H Tractor. Restored and has new tires. Please call at (785) 255-4579

Hay for sale, Horse quality, small square bales, brome hay. $7.50 per bale. East Topeka area. 785-221-7396

Bicycles-Mopeds

3 - 6 acres, includes pond, Bike: 16” girl’s Rawley bike, On Hwy. 40 near Big like new, pink, includes Springs. Owner will trade training wheels, helmet, and/or finance with no and handle bar purse. $50. down payment. From $171 Please call 785-550-6829 per month. 785-554-9663

Land/Lots/Farm ground Douglas. Co. - 50 acres Osage Co. - 80 acres Shawnee Co. Forbes 8 Ac. / 7 East / 6 North Owner finance Low payments. Call Joe 785-633-5466

Farms-Acreage

TOWNHOMES

Academy Cars EZ Trade

TAX TIME REWARDS

$4,500

More for Your Trade, Plus

$500

Drive It In Bonus

Chevrolet 2007 Cobalt Victory Red, 84K Clean, Local Trade-In Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Adam Ave. 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $995/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit. www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785

LUXURIOUS TOWNHOMES * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. Kitchen Appls., W/D 2-Car Garage * Small Pets Accepted Showings By Appointment

www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

Call 785-842-1524

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, NW No pets. Available Now. $900/mo. Call 785-865-6064 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

PARKWAY 6000

CALL FOR SPECIALS! • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free 785-832-0555, 785-766-2722

Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe

Call for Details

625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200

Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 2 available price as low as $13,841. 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Ford 2008 Mustang GT this is one hot ride! Leather heated seats, Shaker sound system, local trade, very nice! Stk#58041A2 only $16,654. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Buick 2010 Lucerne CXL, GM Certified, leather, alloy wheels, On Star, XM radio, very nice! Stk#14297 only $21,500 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2010 Fusion SE, Auto, 4cyl, 22-29MPG, 1owner, CD/SYNC, 17” Alloy, PW, PL, Cruise, 114K, $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

GMC 2009 Acadia SLT, sunroof, abs, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, Bose sound, very nice! Stk#490711 only $27,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Pontiac 2009 G6 GT one owner, GM Certified, sunroof, V6, remote start, On Star, alloy wheels, stk#162281 only $13,843. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2006 Monte Carlo LT, local trade, alloy wheels, spoiler, sunroof, ABS, traction control, cd changer and much more! Stk#500993 only $9,444 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Pontiac 2007 Grand Prix GXP, V8, local trade, leather, sunroof, remote start, Monsoon sound, XM, On Star, very nice! Stk#537472 only $16,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Come In Now Before Our Accountant Says “Enough!” Chevrolet 2007 Monte Carlo LT, leather heated seats, ABS, traction control, spoiler, alloy wheels, very sharp, stk#168771 only $10,666. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Iron Baby Bed, 1 long side drops down leaving a 3 sided daybed which could be used for display or pet bed not for human use! $99 negotiable, 785-856-0631

Appliances

Buick 2005 Century V6, 20-30MPG, Auto, FWD, Cloth, CD, Cruise, Wow 65K, $7500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Dryer, Whirlpool Electric X-large cap, 7 cycle, white dryer. Purchased in 02/01. Works good, drys on first setting. Asking $75. 785-841-3114 (leave message)

Truck, Tonka Mighty Diesel Truck model XMS-975 excellent cond. Early 90’s model. Pressed steel/plastic. NO BOX $60/offer. 228-806-3789 leave message (Lawrence)

Chevrolet 2006 Monte Carlo LT, local trade, alloy wheels, spoiler, sunroof, ABS, traction control, cd changer and much more! Stk#500993 only $9,444 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chrysler 2010 300 Touring Inferno Red, 36K Enjoy a “Fear Free” Car Buying Experience at www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Collectibles Gumball Machine, 6 balls 3 cents - $60. Please call cell phone 816- 377-8928

Buick 2010 Lacrosse CXL, one owner, GM Certified, alloy wheels, remote start, V6, On Star, heated & cooled seats, leather, and more! Stk#19736 only $25,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Firewood-Stoves

Saturn 2008 Outlook XR leather heated memory seats, remote start, alloy wheels, 22 mpg with room for 7, GM certified and more. Stk#10044 only $22,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dodge 2010 Caliber SXT 44K, Inferno Red Are You Drowning In Choices? No More! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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Volkswagen 2011 CC 2.0T, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, local one owner trade in, power equipment, only 14k miles, save huge over new! Stk#421061 only $25,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

Dodge 2007 Magnum Stone White, 57K. Love Your Car!

Seasoned Mixed Firewood, 2-1/2 miles S. of Lawrence. $70/half cord. Hedgewood $80 per half cord. Call Lloyd 785-842-4502

Furniture Rocking Chair, Child’s very sturdy wooden rocking chair. No longer needed for our grandson. $20. Call 785-843-0333

Household Misc. Moving Box, size Large, 18x18x24, $1.50. Clean, used once. Please call 785-331-7022.

Honda 2009 Accord EX 52K, Alabaster Silver Love Your Car! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Buick 2006 Lucerne CX alloy wheels, ABS, traction control, V6, great gas mileage, all the luxury without the cost! Stk#487181 only $12,477. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Volkswagen 2009 New Beetle 42K, Candy White, Now More Than Ever, Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Volvo 2003 S80 T6, FWD, Twin Turbo V6, 1owner, Leather, Moon, 17” Alloy, 101K, $9500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Saturn 2008 Astra XR 45K, Arctic White Get a “For The People Credit Approval” From The “Dealer For The People”

Volvo 2007 S-60 2.5T, leather, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#12542 only $17,441. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Crossovers Academy Cars EZ Trade

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Premium selected automobiles Specializing in Imports www.theselectionautos.com 785-856-0280 “We can locate any vehicle you are looking for.”

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Honda 2010 Accord EXL, one owner local trade, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, very nice! Stk#306421 only $21,988. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2009 Civic LX Alabaster Silver, 34K Perfect! And Just for YOU! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Pontiac 2008 G6 sedan, 4cyl, great gas mileage and room for the family, stk#16670 only $10,854. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Toyota 2009 Yaris HB 32K, Black Sand We Have Several 2 Door AND 4 Door Hatchbacks To Choose From. See Us Today! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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KIPP’S TREASURES

423B E 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-704-5037 Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures

Nissan 2007 Versa S, power equip, like new, choose from two starting at only $12,762. stk# 14043. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Porsche 1987 944. Local trade-in priced for quick sale. red, tan interior, 132K miles. Only $2700. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 7

Ford 2008 Taurus Limited AWD one owner, only 14k miles, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, home link, very nice! Stk#343681 only $18,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Lincoln 1994 Towncar, Auto, V8, RWD, Four brand new tires w/65,000 mile warranty & brand new spare tire. Just replaced serpentine belt. Cruise, PS, PW, PL, AC, Alloy wheels, dual power (leather) seats, AM/ FM stereo/cassette, approx. 174K mi. Fair cond. Only serious inquries please. Bluebook value is $1,672. Call with an offer at 785760-3501.

Toyota 2009 Corolla XLE, 4cyl, 27-35MPG, 1owner, CD, PW, PL, Cruise, Only 9448 miles, $14,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Volkswagen 2008 Rabbit 48K, 4 Door, Silver Apply On-Line www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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Nissan 2010 Versa 1.8 S 30K, Brilliant Silver etallic, Swear By Your Car, Not At It! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Toyota 2006 Camry LE 65k, Dark Grey Metallic From Lawrence’s Favorite On-line Dealership!

Antiques

LUXURY TOWNHOMES GREAT Move In Specials

Chevrolet 2007 HHR 63K, Dark Blue Call Now! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Need Down Payment?

Half Off Deposit

3BR Townhomes Avail.

Chevrolet 2011 Cruze LTZ RS, GM certified, loaded up! Save thousands over new and get the next two years of maintenance paid for! Stk#19390 only $19,844 and only 9k miles! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

We’ll Do Your Tax Return

on Clinton Pkwy.

AVAIL. Now 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505

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Cars-Domestic

3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 2BR, 1 bath, $760/mo.

2BR, 2 bath, W/D hookup, 2 car, fenced yard. Avail. Mar. 15th. $875/mo. 4906 Stoneback Pl. 785-766-1017

Nissan 2003 Maxima GLE in gleaming navy blue. Last year for this super popular body style. Add in gray leather, moonroof, famous Nissan V6, and you have another Rueschhoff rre find! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Cadillac 2005 STS Luxury Performance, heated and cooled seats, remote start, Bose sound, get all the luxury that you deserve! Stk#414382 only $16,850.

Farm Products

OWNER WILL FINANCE 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA, appls., shed, clean, move in ready! Lawrence 816-830-2152

2 Bedrooms $550-$800/mo. 14 wooded acres bldg site, www.lawrencepm.com NW, near Lake Perry. Old 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 homesite. Repo, assume owner financing with no Four Wheel Drive down payment. $427 Townhomes monthly. Call 785- 554-9663 2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil inti- Income Property mate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtTopeka Multi-family yard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most 1) Handsome 16 unit brick residents professionals. building, needs work. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. JUST $150,000. $685/mo. 785-842-5227 2) 107 Units, well managed, www.villa26lawrence.com good condition, low va cancy. $1,950,000. LUXURY LIVING AT Call Marshall Barber AFFORDABLE PRICES Valley Realtors 785-969-4986, 785-233-4222 RANCH WAY

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Nissan 2001 Altima Limited Edition. Super clean car in silver with gray clean cloth. Automatic, four door with great gas mileage, all for under $5000. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Mobile Homes

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

Ford 2007 Fusion SE. Silver, Clean, and GREAT gas mileage from the 4 cylinder automatic. One of the best cars going, look at this Ford Fusion and compare MY price. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Ford 1998 Mustang Cobra Convertible SVT, leather, power seat, premium alloy wheels, very sharp and low miles! Stk#376431 only $10,888 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2012 5D Cars-Imports Cars-Imports Mitsubishi 2008 Ecplise GS 48K, Sunset Pearl Metallic You Have the Right to a Fear-Free Car-Buying Experience! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Steve’s Place 31st & Louisiana Lawrence

2BR, 1 bath, 1 car, W/D hookup. 1007 Natalie. $635/ mo. AJ Lang Prop Mgmt. 913782-5252. www.ajlang.org Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Cars-Imports

The Nation’s Leading children’s and maternity consignment sales event!

Sunday 9 am to 3 pm FRE EE ADMISSION ALL NEW OFFICE WAREHOUSE, 600 E 23rd Street, Lawrence, KS. 13,000 sq.ft. w/plenty parking space. Very attractive lease rate. Realty Executives of KS City, Al Sien 913-226-5717

Cars-Domestic Ford 2010 Focus SE 33K, Sterling Grey Lawrence’s Favorite On-line Dealership! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

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Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 block to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

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Toyota 2009 Camry LE, very dependable, power equipment and much more, stk#681121 only $16,436. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Covering doesn’t improve car’s appearance Dear Annie: We live in a new neighborhood and take pride in the appearance of our home and yard. We were very pleased when new neighbors bought the house next door and moved in. Unfortunately, they have a rusting vintage car that’s parked in the driveway next to our yard. I can see it from my window every time I look outside. Even though they cover it with a tarp, it is an unsightly blot on the neighborhood. Mind you, they neither drive this car nor work on it. There is no homeowners association in our area, and while the city has rules about cars parked on the street, there is none for personal driveways. How can I tactfully approach these new neighbors and ask that they put the car in their garage to increase the attractiveness of our

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street? — Longing for Beauty in the ’Burbs Dear Longing: So you are not actually objecting to the car, which is covered. Rather, you find the tarp unsightly. Instead of making your first interaction with the new neighbors a complaint, bring over some baked goods, and welcome them to the neighborhood. Invite them to drop over for coffee. Get to know them well enough to ask about the vintage car and why it’s not in the garage. Maybe

Oscar dusts off vintage Crystal Billy Crystal hosts the 84th Annual Academy Awards (7:30 p.m., ABC). Just writing that sentence made me feel like I entered a time warp. Will Crystal’s return as host give the Oscars a boost? Or remind viewers that his heyday coincided with the early years of “Seinfeld,” the first Bush presidency and “Wayne’s World”? Crystal hosted as recently as 2004, but he’s most associated with the years that also saw him in hit films like “City Slickers” (1991). But what’s a decade or two? If the list of best picture nominees is any indication, nostalgia appears to be the order of the night. “The Artist” and “Hugo” celebrate the silent era. “Midnight in Paris” features a present-day character who happily time travels to the 1920s. “The Help” recalls the civil rights era, and even “Moneyball” glances a decade back. Designed to celebrate commerce and culture, box office and art, the Oscars tend to attract their largest audiences when the most popular films of the year are also honored. The stars aligned when “Titanic” and “Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” cleaned up at the Oscars and attracted huge audiences. While this year’s highestgrossing films — sequels to the “Harry Potter,” ‘‘Transformers” and “Twilight” franchises — sold a lot of popcorn, they’ve been all but shut out from the hunt for the gold statues. Of the films nominated for best picture, “The Help” was the highest grossing, ranking No. 13 of the films released in 2011. “The Artist,” the film many consider the front-runner for the night’s highest honor, did not even crack the top 100. As the evening wanes, television becomes more about high stakes and investing the audience in the drama. That’s why so many successful 9 p.m. series involve police work that can be wrapped up in 43 minutes. Around 9:30 p.m., I can’t imagine how many people will really care to stick around to see which film they didn’t see take home the big award. With that said, let’s hope Crystal returns the Oscar to fun, razzle-dazzle and professional showmanship. Recent efforts to be hip and edgy, with Chris Rock and Jon Stewart as past hosts and last year’s tag team of Anne Hathaway and James Franco, were forgettable at best.

Tonight’s other highlights O Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): humans take flight, a real-life spider man, South Africa’s sharks. O Scheduled on “Dateline NBC” (6 p.m.): animals under scrutiny.

BIRTHDAYS Singer Fats Domino is 84. Singer Mitch Ryder is 67. Rock musician Jonathan Cain (Journey) is 62. Singer Michael Bolton is 59. Former Democratic National Chairman Tim Kaine is 54. Singer Erykah Badu is 41. Olympic gold medal swimmer Jenny Thompson is 39.

they’ll find a nicer look- derstand how much the ing tarp so it’s less of an drinking bothers me and eyesore. that I wish she would stop? I don’t want to be Dear Annie: As a her babysitter or tell her child, I remember my how to live her life, but mother as a heavily for the sake of my famabusive alcoholic. She ily, how do I get through has been sober for 11 to her? — Distraught years, but she has slowly Daughter started drinking again. When she’s drunk, she Dear Distraught: You makes vulgar and belit- can’t get through if she is tling comments, which determined not to hear she never does other- you. You do not need to wise. After I tell her how be around your mother much this hurts me, she when she is drinking. becomes defensive and But this is understandacts like she’s perfectly ably difficult for you, OK. and we think you could Being around her use some support. when she is even slight- Please contact Al-Anon ly buzzed brings back (al-anon.alateen.org) terrible memories. I and also Adult Children have offered to go to AA of Alcoholics (adultchilmeetings with her, but dren.org). she’s not interested. My husband has told me I should leave the room when Mom has been — Send questions to drinking. anniesmailbox@comcast.net, Annie, I love my mothor Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box er with all my heart, but 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. how do I make her un-

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For Sunday, Feb. 26: This year you enjoy your daily life much more. In a sense, you become childlike, with every moment and experience seeming new. If you are single, a romance becomes very exciting. If you are attached, you and your sweetie will strengthen your relationship through travel or taking a class together. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult. Aries (March 21-April 19) ++++ Be more aware of the expense of continuing as you have been, especially emotionally. You cannot push much harder — you are human. Tonight: Indulge yourself. Taurus (April 20-May 20) +++++ Your spunk might push someone away who does not have your vitality. Nevertheless, surround yourself with friends and loved ones. Tonight: As you like. Gemini (May 21-June 20) +++ Step back and handle a provocative situation. You might not like what is coming down your path. Understanding evolves when you stop and reflect. Tonight: Vanish while you can. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ++++ Zero in on what is important. A family member makes a demand. The issue pertains to your home. Tonight: Where the action is. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ++++ Knowing that you have everyone’s attention, what would you like to share? You might be a little shy or short of words. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ++++ Keep reaching out for someone at a distance. You could be surprised by what this person shares. Tonight: Take off and visit a new spot.

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Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ++++ You could be overwhelmed by everything that is going on with a close friend or loved one. You tend to cut people off when you feel that way. Tonight: Just relax with a loved one. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ++++ Others come toward you with a big smile. You could feel overwhelmed with so many invitations. You also have a personal matter that is preoccupying your thoughts. Tonight: Out and about. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ++++ Spend a relaxing day with family or a close friend. You might enjoy a fun game of cards or another shared pastime. Someone older or a friend who is taciturn plays a role in your plans. Tonight: Where the action is. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ++++ Your sense of humor comes out with a child or loved one. Let your hair down, and simply enjoy yourself. Tonight: Favorite person, comfortable spot. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ++++ You might want to be a couch potato or spend the day reading the paper, catching up on emails and making phone calls to those you rarely speak to. By all means, do exactly that. Tonight: Make a favorite meal. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ++++ You might want to open up a conversation or make a call to a dear friend you have not heard from in a long time. Make plans in the near future to meet for a meal. Tonight: Hang out. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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AN AFGHAN POLICEMAN CALMS DOWN A PROTESTER during an anti-U.S. demonstration Saturday in Kunduz, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. At least 25 people have been killed and hundreds wounded since Tuesday. Ezatullah Pamir/AP Photo

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NATO pulls military workers amid protests By Deb Riechmann and Rahim Faiez Associated Press

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered military workers out of Afghan ministries as protests raged for a fifth day over the burning of copies of the Quran at a U.S. army base. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the Interior Ministry attack, saying it was retaliation for the Quran burnings, after the U.S. servicemen — a lieutenant colonel and a major — were found dead on the floor of an office that only people who know a

Violence across Syria on eve of vote DAMASCUS, SYRIA — Syria defied international calls to halt attacks on rebel enclaves as at least 89 people were killed nationwide Saturday on

Lawrence (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 26, 2012) ORDINANCE NO. 8704 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, REZONING APPROXIMATELY 0.20 ACRES FROM IG (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT TO IL (LIMITED INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT AND AMENDING THE CITY’S “OFFICIAL ZONING DISTRICT MAP,” INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE CITY CODE AT CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 1, SECTION 20-108 OF THE “CODE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, 2011 EDITION,” AND AMENDMENTS THERETO. WHEREAS, on November 18, 2011, the owners of record of the subject property, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 2, infra, filed with the City of Lawrence, Kansas, Rezoning Application, No. Z-11-26-11, seeking to rezone the base district of the subject property from IG (General Industrial) District to IL (Limited Industrial) District; WHEREAS, on January 25, 2012, after due and lawful notice was given in accordance with K.S.A. 12-757 and City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-1303 (Jan. 1, 2011), the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on Rezoning Application, No. Z-11-26-11; WHEREAS, at the January 25, 2012, public hearing, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered the report and recommendation of City staff, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, reviewed the decision-making criteria set forth at City of Lawrence, Kan., § 20-1303 (Jan 1, 2011), and voted unanimously (7-0) to recommend to the City Commission that it approve Rezoning Application, No. Z-11-26-11; and WHEREAS, at its February 14, 2012, public meeting, the Governing Body considered Rezoning Application, No. Z-11-26-11, and the recommendation of the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The base zoning district classification for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: A part of Government Lot 1 in the Northeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 12 South, Range 20 East of the Sixth Principal Meridian, in the City of Lawrence, described as follows: Beginning at a point 177 feet east and 36 feet south of the northwest corner of Lot 41 on Delaware Street in the City of Lawrence; thence running East of the right-of-way of the St. Louis, Lawrence and Denver Railway Company (Now the Atchison, Topeka,

numerical combination can get into, Afghan and Western officials said. The top commander of U.S. and NATO forces recalled all international military personnel from the ministries, an unprecedented action in the decade-long war that highlights the growing friction between Afghans and their foreign partners at a critical juncture in the war. The U.S.-led coalition is trying to mentor and strengthen Afghan security forces so they can lead the fight against the Taliban and foreign troops can go home. That mission, however, requires a measure of trust at a time when anti-Western sentiment is at an all-time high. Afghan Defense Min-

ister Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak called U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to apologize for the shooting and offer his condolences, Pentagon press secretary George Little said in a statement released in Washington. “This act is unacceptable, and the United States condemns it in the strongest possible terms,” Little said. Security is tight in the capital, which is covered in snow, and foreigners working at the U.S. Embassy and at international organizations have been banned from leaving their compounds. U.S. officials said they were searching for the assailant, who has not been identified by name or nationality.

the eve of a constitutional referendum that the opposition sees as a ploy by President Bashar Assad’s regime. Assad presented the revised charter, which allows for at least a theoretical opening of the country’s

political system, as an effort to placate critics and quell the 11-month uprising against his rule. But the vote is unlikely to overshadow a new round of international condemnation and calls that Assad leave power.

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and Santa Fe Railway); thence northwesterly along said right of way to a point due north of the place of beginning; thence south to the point of beginning, in Douglas County, Kansas, as described in Deed Book 1055, page 4035. subject to the conditions listed at Section 3, infra, is hereby changed from IG (General Industrial) District to IL (Limited Industrial) District, as such district is defined and prescribed in Chapter 20 of the “Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition,” and amendments thereto. SECTION 3. The rezoning granted by Section 2, supra, is contingent upon the performance and observance of the following, regulations, stipulations, conditions, and restrictions: The following uses are hereby prohibited on the real property described in Section 2, supra: a. Animal Services; Kennel; b. Eating and Drinking Establishments; Fast Order Food, Drive-In; c. Office; Financial, Insurance and Real Estate; d. Retail Sales and Service; Mixed Media Store; e. Transient Accommodation; Hotel, Motel, Extended Stay; f. Vehicle Sales and Service: (i) Cleaning (Car Wash); (ii) Gas and Fuel Sales; (iii) Heavy Equipment Repair; (iv) Heavy Equipment Sales/Rental; (v) Inoperable Vehicles Storage; (vi) RV and Boat Storage; g. Industrial Facilities; Scrap and Salvage Operation; h. Wholesale, Storage and Distribution; Mini Warehouse; and i. All uses included in the Agricultural Use Group. Failure to comply with the foregoing conditions shall cause the base district of the subject property to revert to its previous zoning classification, IG (General Industrial) District. SECTION 4. The “Official Zoning District Map,” which is adopted and incorporated into the City Code by reference at City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011), is hereby amended by showing and reflecting thereon the new zoning district classification for the subject property as described in more detail in Section 2, supra. SECTION 5. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 6: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 21st day of February, 2012.

(Published in the Lawrence 31ST STREET AS RECORDED Daily Journal-World Febru- IN BOOK 282 PAGE 643 AND ary 26, 2012) THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF OUSDAHL ROAD AS ORDINANCE NO. 8705 RECORDED IN BOOK 1078 PAGE 1045 AT THE DOUGLAS REZONING APPROXIMATELY COUNTY REGISTER OF 41.15 ACRES FROM RS10 DEEDS; THENCE NORTH (SINGLE- AN ORDINANCE OF 02°17’31” WEST, ALONG THE THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF KANSAS, DWELLING RESI- SAID OUSDAHL ROAD, DENTIAL) DISTRICT TO 350.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH RM12 (MULTI-DWELLING 87°42’29” WEST, 40.00 FEET RSIDENTIAL) DISTRICT AND TO THE EAST LINE OF FIRST AMENDING THE CITY’S NATIONAL ADDITION, AN “OFFICIAL ZONING DIS- ADDITION TO THE CITY OF TRICT MAP,” INCORPO- LAWRENCE; THENCE NORTH RATED BY REFERENCE INTO 02°17’31” WEST, 424.94 FEET THE CITY CODE AT CHAP- TO THE NORTHEAST CORTER 20, ARTICLE 1, SECTION NER OF FIRST NATIONAL 20-108 OF THE “CODE OF ADDITION; THENCE SOUTH THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, 87°42’29” WEST, 807.91 FEET KANSAS, 2011 EDITION,” ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF AND AMENDMENTS SAID FIRST NATIONAL ADDITHERETO. TION, TO THE EAST LINE OF COMMERCE PLAZA ADDIWHEREAS, on November 21, TION, AN ADDITION TO THE 2011, the owners of record CITY OF LAWRENCE; of the subject property, the THENCE NORTH 01°36’39” legal description of which WEST, PARALLEL TO THE is set forth at Section 2, in- WEST LINE OF THE SAID fra, filed with the City of SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF Lawrence, Kansas, Rezon- SECTION 12 AND ALONG ing Application, No. THE EAST LINE OF SAID Z-11-28-11, seeking to re- COMMERCE ADDITION, zone the base district of ALSO THE EAST LINE OF the subject property from WILLEY’S AUTO ADDITION, RS10 (Single-Dwelling Resi- AN ADDITION TO THE CITY dential) to RM12 OF LAWRENCE, 499.41 FEET (Multi-Dwelling Residen- TO THE SOUTH LINE OF tial) District; WHEREAS, on NORWOOD ADDITION, AN January 25, 2012, after due ADDITION TO THE CITY OF and lawful notice was given LAWRENCE; THENCE NORTH in accordance with K.S.A. 87°50’13” EAST, ALONG THE 12-757 and City of Law- SOUTH LINE OF SAID rence, Kan., Code § 20-1303 NORWOOD ADDITION, THE (Jan. 1, 2011), the SOUTH LINE OF MEADOW Lawrence-Douglas County LEA ESTATES, AN ADDITION Metropolitan Planning TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, Commission conducted a AND NAISMITH VALLEY NO. public hearing on Rezoning 1, ALSO AN ADDITION TO Application, No. Z-11-28-11; THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, WHEREAS, at the January 1913.98 FEET TO THE EAST 25, 2012, public hearing, the LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST Lawrence-Douglas County QUARTER OF SAID SECTION Metropolitan Planning 12; THENCE SOUTH Commission considered the 01°41’49” EAST ALONG SAID report and recommenda- EAST LINE TO THE NORTH tion of City staff, weighed RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF the evidence adduced at 31ST STREET, 1270.09 FEET; the public hearing, re- THENCE SOUTH 87°42’29” viewed the WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH decision-making criteria RIGHT-OF-WAY, 1058.80 set forth at City of Law- FEET TO THE POINT OF BErence, Kan., § 20-1303 (Jan GINNING. CONTAINING 1, 2011), and voted (7-0) to 41.150 ACRES MORE OR recommend to the City LESS. is hereby changed Commission that it approve from RS10 (Single-Dwelling Rezoning Application, No. Residential) to RM12 Z-11-28-11; and WHEREAS, (Multi-Dwelling Residenat its February 14, 2012, tial) District, as such dispublic meeting, the Govern- trict is defined and preing Body considered Rezon- scribed in Chapter 20 of the ing Application, No. “Code of the City of LawZ-11-28-11, and the recom- rence, Kansas, 2011 Edimendation of the tion,” and amendments Lawrence-Douglas County thereto. SECTION 3. The Metropolitan Planning “Official Zoning District Commission. BE IT OR- Map,” which is adopted DAINED BY THE GOVERNING and incorporated into the BODY OF THE CITY OF LAW- City Code by reference at RENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. City of Lawrence, Kan., The above-stated recitals Code § 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011), are incorporated herein by is hereby amended by reference and shall be as showing and reflecting effective as if repeated ver- thereon the new zoning disbatim. SECTION 2. The base trict classification for the zoning district classifica- subject property as detion for the following le- scribed in more detail in gally described real prop- Section 2, supra. SECTION 4. erty, situated in the City of If any section, clause, senLawrence, Douglas County, tence, or phrase of this orKansas, to-wit: A TRACT OF dinance is found to be unLAND LOCATED IN THE constitutional or is otherSOUTHWEST QUARTER OF wise held invalid by any SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 13 court of competent jurisSOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST OF diction, it shall not affect THE 6TH P.M., IN THE CITY the validity of any remainOF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS ing parts of this ordinance. COUNTY, KANSAS, MORE SECTION 5: This ordinance PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED shall be in full force and efAS FOLLOWS: COMMENC- fect from and after its pasING AT THE SOUTHWEST sage and publication as CORNER OF SAID SOUTH- provided by law and upon WEST QUARTER OF SECTION approval and recording of 12, THENCE N 87°42’29” E, the final plat named Aspen ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF Heights Addition for the AsSAID SOUTHWEST QUAR- pen Heights development TER, 1607.74 FEET; THENCE project being processed NORTH 02°17’31” WEST, concurrently with this re50.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF zoning request. ADOPTED BEGINNING, SAID POINT BE- by the Governing Body of ING ON THE NORTH the City of Lawrence, KanRIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF sas, this 21st day of Febru-

ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________

GOP governors concerned about long primary race By Beth Fouhy Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors are bullish on President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects, citing the improving economy and a Republican nominating contest that has exposed deep divisions in the party’s base. Republican governors insist Obama is vulnerable, but they say they are concerned the prolonged primary race has alienated independent Obama voters and may have badly damaged the eventual nominee. Democratic enthusiasm and Republican apprehension were both on display at the winter meeting of the National Governor’s Association, an annual four-day conference where states’ top executives gather to discuss policy and trade ideas on best practices but where politics are always close to the surface. In interviews, many Democratic governors seemed almost giddy about Obama���s chances of winning a second term. They pointed to the improving employment figures, which have helped raise state revenues after

years of painful budget cuts. The national unemployment rate stood at 8.3 percent in January, down from a high of 10 percent in October 2009. “These Republicans that are running for president, they’re so depressing. Cheer up!” Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said after Democratic governors left a White House meeting with Obama. “We’ve got some good news: a great president creating jobs, and governors who are seeing revenues rebound.” Even Democratic governors of some typically toss-up — or “purple” — states, said they like Obama’s chances. “In a purple state, people want to see results, and they also want to see a level of collaboration and teamwork. I think he is going to win Colorado,” the state’s governor, John Hickenlooper, said. Meanwhile, virtually no Republican governors were willing to predict their party’s nominee would prevail in November. Many lamented the drawn-out nature of the nominating process, in which the early frontrunner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, has been weakened by the intense scrutiny of his wealth, business practices and shifts on issues as well

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and the country’s Mandela hospitalized ailment, current leader said the with stomach ailment much beloved 93-year-old

JOHANNESBURG — Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized Saturday for a test to determine what is behind an undisclosed stomach

icon was in no danger. Mandela “has had a long-standing abdominal complaint and doctors feel it needs proper specialist medical attention,” Presi-

as the unwillingness of conservative voters to rally behind his candidacy. Many conservatives have coalesced recently around former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Romney’s latest strongest rival as the contest moves to primaries in Arizona and Michigan on Tuesday and 10 contests on March 6. “I don’t know anybody who thinks if you started out to design a good process to pick a president you’d choose exactly what we have now,” said Indiana Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels, a former White House budget director who explored a presidential candidacy but ultimately decided against a run. Daniels said he would not consider jumping into the race even if Romney were to lose Michigan. Some Republican leaders have said privately that if Romney does not prevail in Michigan — a state where he was born and grew up and where his father served as governor — the defeat could serve as an opening for a party heavyweight like Daniels to join the field. “The problem I would worry about, and have all along, is that our side might not offer a bold enough and specific enough and constructive enough and, I would say, inclusive enough alternative to America,” Daniels said.

dent Jacob Zuma said in a statement Saturday morning, asking that Mandela’s privacy be respected. In a follow-up statement later, Zuma added that Mandela had undergone a planned, undisclosed “diagnostic procedure.”

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batim. SECTION 2. In accordance with City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-1306 (Jan. 1, 2011), as amended, the governing body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, hereby grants to the applicant Special Use Permit, No. SUP 11-5-11, for the following legally described real property, situated in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: A TRACT OF LAND LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 13 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST OF THE 6TH P.M., IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, THENCE N 87°42’29” E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER, 1607.74 FEET; THENCE NORTH 02°17’31” WEST, 50.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID POINT BEING ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF 31ST STREET AS RECORDED IN BOOK 282 PAGE 643 AND THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF OUSDAHL ROAD AS RECORDED IN BOOK 1078 PAGE 1045 AT THE DOUGLAS COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS; THENCE NORTH 02°17’31” WEST, ALONG THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF SAID OUSDAHL ROAD, 350.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87°42’29” WEST, 40.00 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF FIRST NATIONAL ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE; THENCE NORTH 02°17’31” WEST, 424.94 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF FIRST NATIONAL ADDITION; THENCE SOUTH 87°42’29” WEST, 807.91 FEET ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FIRST NATIONAL ADDITION, TO THE EAST LINE OF COMMERCE PLAZA ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE; THENCE NORTH 01°36’39” WEST, PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF THE SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 12 AND ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID COMMERCE ADDITION, ALSO THE EAST LINE OF WILLEY’S AUTO ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, 499.41 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF NORWOOD ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE; THENCE NORTH 87°50’13” EAST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NORWOOD ADDITION, THE SOUTH LINE OF MEADOW LEA ESTATES, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, AND NAISMITH VALLEY NO. 1, ALSO AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, 1913.98 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 12; THENCE SOUTH 01°41’49” EAST ALONG SAID EAST LINE TO THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF 31ST STREET, 1270.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87°42’29” WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY, 1058.80 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 41.150 ACRES MORE OR LESS. permitting the subject real property to have that special permitted use set forth in Section 3, infra, subject to the conditions established in Section 4, infra. SECTION 3. The City hereafter permits the subject real property, as granted in Section 2, supra, in accordance with Special Use Permit, No. SUP-11-5-11, to have the fol-

lowing special permitted use: Detached Dwellings. SECTION 4. The Special Use Permit granted in Section 2, supra, and the permitted use set forth in Section 3, supra, in addition to being subject to the general conditions established in Chapter 20 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, as amended, is also subject to the following special conditions: (a) Submission and approval of a local floodplain development permit prior to the release of the Special Use Permit for issuance of building permits. (b) Prior to the release of Special Use Permit, No. SUP-7-4-11, for the issuance of a building permit, the applicant shall submit to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Office, for review and approval, the following additional items and amendments: (i) Provision of a revised plan to include pedestrian lighting along interior sidewalks and the multi-use path. (ii) Provision of an addressing scheme proposing distinct references for each building. (iii) Provision of an exhibit designating minimum elevation of building openings for units adjacent to a drainage easement. (iv) Provision of additional detail to assure that fencing proposed for the site does not obstruct the multi-use path. (v) Provision of a revised General Note 19 that states: “All trash enclosures shall be constructed per City of Lawrence design specifications and shall be screened from view of adjacent properties and street rights-of-way per City of Lawrence Land Development Code Sec.20-1006(a) (vi) Provision of a revised plan per the approval of the City Stormwater Engineer that provides stormwater mitigation per Section 20-901(c). (vii) Provision of a revised plan to show and note the minimum number of required accessible parking spaces per City Code. (viii) The applicant shall, at its expense and prior to occupancy of any structures, install curbing and signs within city right-of-way at the driveway entrance of the Home Depot site at its intersection with Ousdahl Road, in a manner substantially similar to the example shown on this SUP (site plan shall be modified to show the public improvements). City shall notify owner of the Home Depot site of the planned right-of-way modifications and owner shall have the right to appeal the design to the City Commission. SECTION 5. Failure of the applicant, owner, or any successor or assign to abide by the requirements of Chapter 20 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition, as amended, or one or more of the special conditions established in Section 4, supra, shall be cause for the City to revoke Special Use Permit, No. SUP-11-5-11, in accordance with City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-1605 (Jan. 1, 2011), as amended. SECTION 6. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the validity

of any remaining parts of this ordinance. SECTION 7: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. ADOPTED by the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 21st day of February, 2012.

APPROVED: /s/ Aron E. Cromwell Aron E. Cromwell Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 26, 2012) ORDINANCE NO. 8706 SPECIAL USE PERMIT NO. SUP-11-5-11 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR DETACHED DWELLINGS ON CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1900 WEST 31ST STREET, WITHIN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. WHEREAS, pursuant to City of Lawrence, Kan., Code § 20-402 (Jan. 1, 2011), as amended, Detached Dwellings are, upon the grant of a Special Use Permit, permitted uses in districts zoned RM12 (Multi-Dwelling Residential Districts); WHEREAS, the owner of record of the subject real property, commonly known as 1900 West 31st Street, the legal description of which is set forth at Section 2, infra, proposes to use the subject real property, which is currently zoned RM12, for Detached Dwellings; WHEREAS, the owner of record of the subject real property has filed with the City of Lawrence, Kansas, proper application for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-11-5-11, to use the subject real property for Detached Dwellings; WHEREAS, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Staff reviewed that application in light of all relevant factors and prepared a report recommending that the application for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-11-5-11, be approved; WHEREAS, at its January 25, 2011, public hearing, the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission considered the report and recommendation of City staff, weighed the evidence adduced at the public hearing, and voted to recommend to the City Commission that it grant the application for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-11-5-11, permitting the applicant to use the subject property for Detached Dwellings; and WHEREAS, at its February 14, 2012, public meeting, the Governing Body addressed the application for a Special Use Permit, No. SUP-11-5-11, received comments from the public, and considered the recommendation of the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. The above-stated recitals are incorporated herein by reference and shall be as effective as if repeated ver-

APPROVED: /s/ Aron E. Cromwell Aron E. Cromwell Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass City Clerk Approved as to form and legality /s/Toni R. Wheeler Toni R. Wheeler City Attorney ________

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Interested vendors are encouraged to visit the University of Kansas Purchasing Services website for a listing of Current Bid Opportunities. Electronic Bid postings are located at: www.purchasing.ku.edu /Bids/KU_Bids.aspx Interested vendors may also contact KU Purchasing Services, 785-864-5800. 1246 West Campus Road Rm. 30, Lawrence, KS 66045 Fax 785-864-3454 or email: purchasing@ku.edu (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 26, 2012) Matthew Oldman and Jaime Gibson, 611 Michigan St., Apt. L, Lawrence, KS 66044. Mr. Oldman and Ms. Gibson have left behind a leather chair, entertainment stand, television, laptop, twin size mattress and frame, king size mattress and frame, electric guitar, dresser, rocking chair, vacuum, small kitchen appliances, dishes, crib mattress, toiletries, children’s toys, men’s and women’s clothing items, computer monitor, black light, various DVD’s and VHS’s, VCR, bar table set, and a Christmas tree. These items will be disposed of on Monday, March 27, 2012, if not claimed. ________

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