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A TWO-VEHICLE ACCIDENT EAST OF EUDORA ON KANSAS HIGHWAY 10 around 3:30 p.m. Saturday claimed the life of two people and seriously injured three others. A Toyota Camry crossed the median and hit a Dodge Caravan head-on. See the video at LJWorld.com.

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3 seriously injured in head-on collision By Shaun Hittle and Joe Preiner sdhittle@ljworld.com, jpreiner@ljworld.com

A 5-year-old and a 24-year-old were killed and three others were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday on Kansas Highway 10, near mile marker 11 just south of Eudora. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, the accident occurred about 3:30 p.m. The 24year-old, Eudora resident Ryan

Pittman, was pronounced dead at the scene, while the 5-year-old, Eudora resident Canen Shutt, was not breathing when emergency crews arrived. He was taken to Overland Park Regional Medical Center and was later pronounced dead. The accident occurred when a Toyota Camry driven by Pittman left the eastbound lanes of K-10 and crossed over the median. The vehicle then collided head-on with a Dodge Caravan traveling west.

Two helicopters transported two of the patients, while the other was transported by ambulance. Eudora resident Danny Basel, 57, was the driver of the van and was transported to a Kansas City-area hospital. Deborah Basel, 51, Eudora, was taken to Kansas University Hospital. Courtlyn Shutt, 23 months old, was taken to a Kansas City-area hospital. Condition updates for the three injured patients were not available

After 26 years, Lecompton mayor ready to retire By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

LECOMPTON — When you have arrived in the 300 block of Elmore Street, you indeed have arrived at the power center of this northwest Douglas County town of about 600 people. On one end of the block, right next to the park, is the community’s largest media mogul: the public bulletin board. It is here that you’ll find messages ranging from Vote on Tuesday to Chili Feed on Wednesday. In the middle of the block is City Hall. Don’t be confused, a local may tell you. It was the fire station. But when the firefighters got

new digs, a few fellows did a little remodeling. Now it is the headquarters for the city’s employees — both of them. And then, there’s the other end of the block. That’s where most mornings Roy Paslay will walk out the front door of his home and make the few paces down the sidewalk to City Hall. He’ll check the mail, say his morning hellos, and see if there is anything he can do before he heads off to his carpenter’s job. It is not likely that the 300 block of Elmore Street is going to change anytime soon. But make no mistake, Please see MAYOR, page 7A

— Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Reporter Joe Preiner can be reached at 832-6314.

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Mexicans lazy? No way, José! By Global Post

what the Legislature decides. Her son was born with Down syndrome and muscular dystrophy. He lived at home until after graduating high school and then his health worsened, she said. He

It’s a bad day for people who throw around ugly national stereotypes. The “Mexicans are lazy” slur has a long and distasteful history in the United States stretching back to Speedy Gonzales and forward to Google, where a search for “lazy Mexicans” yields 1.25 million results. But that might be about to change — to the benefit of Mexicans, and to the detriment of Belgians. A report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says Mexicans work more hours each day than any other OECD nation. Mexicans spend 10 hours a day working, including paid and unpaid work like cooking, cleaning and shopping. Belgians spend the least amount of total work each day at 7 hours. The OECD average, by the way, is 8 hours per day. Here’s how the top 10 countries break down in hours worked, according to the OECD: 1. Mexico (10 hours) 2. Japan 3. Portugal 4. Canada 5. Estonia 6. Austria 7. China 8. New Zealand 9. United States 10. Slovenia Nine of the bottom 10 countries come from Europe, with South Africa as the sole African nation on the list of 26 countries: 1. Belgium (7 hours) 2. Denmark 3. Germany 4. South Africa 5. France 6. Netherlands 7. Finland 8. Norway 9. UK 10. Italy

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ROY PASLAY, a longtime Lecompton city council member and mayor, is retiring after 26 years in city government.

KNI fights Brownback budget for survival By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — Frances Sapp of Reading explains plainly what she believes would happen to her 43year-old son Sammy if the Kansas Neurological Institute were closed. “I think he would die or be hospitalized shortly after being moved,” Sapp said. Sapp was one of many parents and guardians of KNI residents who pushed back hard against a budget proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback to close within a twoyear period the state hospital that serves people with severe mental and physical issues. Brownback said his proposal would save money in the face of a looming $500 million budget shortfall. He said the residents of KNI could receive the help they needed in group homes in communities.

Saturday evening. According to KHP reports, Pittman was the only victim not wearing a seat belt. Westbound K-10 traffic was backed up several miles, and crews diverted westbound traffic off K-10 on the East 2300 Road exit through Eudora. Traffic flow returned to normal about 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Both the House and Senate have rejected Brownback’s plan for now. Still, legislators have yet to approve a budget for the next fiscal year. They return later this month to put a plan together. And folks like Sapp are keeping a vigilant eye on

REX WORKS FOR BALLOON EXTRAORDINAIRE at the Hidden Treasures Mall at the Kansas Neurological Institute in Topeka. The retail area includes several shops where residents can work for various lengths of time. Eighty-five percent of the people who live at KNI work.


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DEATHS Annette Jane Smith Casey April 15, 1931 — April 8, 2011 Annette Casey, 79, passed away on April 8, 2011. There was a Celebration of Life at 2:00pm on Saturday, April 16th at Faith Bible Church, 1282 FM 2776, Bryan, TX 77808. www.brazosfaith.org. Annette was born on April 15th, 1931 and raised in Lawrence, Kansas. She attended Lawrence High School and then Casey attended the University of Kansas where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Education. While at KU she met her husband Albert and together they enjoyed watching Jayhawk basketball. After graduation Annette taught kindergarten for 6 years at Woodlawn Elementary School. Annette and Albert moved to Bryan/College Station, Texas in 1962. Annette enjoyed her

years of teaching, years raising her family, times as a Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader, family fishing vacations, and many joyous times with friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents Horace and Stella Smith of Lawrence, Kansas, by her brother Eldon Smith, and by her sister Beverly Hathcox. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Albert Casey; by son Brian Casey and wife Beth; by son Dennis Casey and wife Regina; by daughter Maura Casey and Ronnie Batchelor; by four grandchildren Sean, Clay, Seth and Kenneth; by sister-in-law Jean Casey; and also by numerous relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Brazos Valley Hospice, 502 W. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803. Condolences can be made at www.memorial funeralchapel.com.

Patricia Rose Pennay March 7, 1933 — April 10, 2011 Patricia Rose Pennay, age 78, passed away April 10, 2011 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born March 7, 1933 in Independence, Missouri, to McHanna “Mack” and Blanche (Stevenson) Courtland. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Pennay, of 38 years. She is survived by her 4 sons, Robert A. (Beth); John C. (Patricia); Steven M.(Kay); and Terry S. Pennay; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and

extended family and friends too numerous to mention. Patricia loved her family and especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren. She loved working in her flower garden and had a special passion for garage sales. Pat is dearly loved by her family and friends and will be missed by all. Graveside Services will be held at 11 am, April 22, 2011 at Woodlawn Cemetery, 701 N. Noland Rd., Independence, MO.

R ICHARD LEE R EITER Services for Richard Lee Reiter, 64, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at

M ICHAEL H A Mass of Christian burial for Michael Hernandez, 63, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Mater Dei Holy Name Church in Topeka with burial following at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence.

Memorial Park Cemetery. He died Friday, April 15, 2011.

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BOTTOM LINE City commissioners will consider rezoning multiple pieces of property in the Oread neighborhood, and will consider granting a special use permit to make Bullwinkle’s bar at 1344 Tenn. a legally conforming use in the neighborhood.

• Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 04/12/11. • Approve all claims. • Approve licenses as recommended by the City Clerk’s Office. • Bid and purchase items: a.) Set bid date of May 3 for City Bid No. B1122, Project No. PW1109, 2011 Downtown, Miscellaneous Concrete Repairs. b.) Set bid date of May 3 for City Bid No. B1126, Project No. PW1102, Sixth Street, Folks Road to Monterey Way, Geometric Improvements, Milling, Overlay, Pavement Marking. c.) Set a bid opening date of May 24 for Bid Number B1125 2011 Pump & Motor Rehab. • Adopt on second and final reading, Ordinance No. 8628, to rezone (Z2-6-11) the 800 block of Lynn Street, approximately 3.9 acres, from the IG (General Industrial) and IL (Limited Industrial) Districts to the RMO (MultiDwelling Residential-Office) District. • Approve a Temporary Use of Public Right-of-Way Permit for the Lawrence Art Guild to close Massachusetts Street from North Park Street to South Park Street on Sunday, May 1, from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. for the 2011 Art in the Park Art Fair. • Authorize the city manager to sign a contract with ADG (Airport Development Group) in the amount of $54,558 ($51,830 paid by FAA and $2,800 paid by City) for a Wildlife Hazard Assessment study at the Lawrence Municipal Airport. • Approve as signs of community interest a request from the Antique Automobile Club of America to place temporary directional and notification signs along 23rd Street in the area of

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The longtime bar Bullwinkle’s has been operating without proper zoning for many years. The business has been allowed to operate because it is considered a grandfathered use in the city’s zone code. Currently, the bar is restricted to being only a Cereal Malt Beverage establishment that must close at midnight. But the new zoning and the special use permit would allow the bar to apply for a liquor license, which would allow it to stay open until 2 a.m. All the properties are seeking to be

rezoned to the city’s new Mixed Use district, which would allow a mix of residential and commercial development on the properties. None of the property owners have filed any plans to redevelop the area. But the zoning is being recommended by planners because the newly adopted Oread Neighborhood plan calls for the area to be zoned Mixed Use in the future. The list of properties up for rezoning are: 1340 Tenn.; 1344 Tenn.; 1343 Tenn.; 1403 Tenn.; 1400 Ohio; and 413 W. 14th St.

the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The signs are in connection with The Lawrence Swap Meeting and will be in place Friday, May 6, through Sunday, May 8. Approval is contingent on adjacent property owner permission. • Receive city manager’s report.

1344 Tenn. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects for Lynn Investments LLC., property owner of record. c) Consider a Special Use Permit, SUP-3-2-11, for a bar or lounge use located at 1344 Tenn. for Bullwinkle’s and consider adopting on first reading, Ordinance No. 8627, for a Special Use Permit (SUP-3-2-11) for a bar or lounge use located at 1344 Tenn. d) Consider rezoning, Z-1-3-11, of approximately .27 acres and adjacent right-of-way from RM32 (MultiDwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use), located at 1343 Tenn. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects for TK Property’s LLC., property owner of record. e) Consider rezoning, Z-11-25-09, of approximately .23 acres and adjacent right-of-way from RM32 (MultiDwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use), located at 1403 Tenn. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects for DJC Holdings LLC, property owner of record. f) Consider rezoning, Z-11-26-09, of approximately .14 acres and adjacent right-of-way from RM32 (MultiDwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use), located at 1400 Ohio. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects for Wakarusa Partners, property owner of record. g) Consider rezoning, Z-11-28-09, of approximately .20 acres and adjacent right-of-way from RM32 (MultiDwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use), located at 413 W. 14th St. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects for Douglas J. Compton, property owner of record. • Orientation session with City Commission.

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• Consider request for long term parking passes and to designate parking lot No. 10 (1000 block of Vermont Street) as a long term parking lot. • Consider making a determination based on a consideration of all relevant factors that there is/is not a feasible and prudent alternative to the proposed demolition of the structures located at 711 Conn. and that the proposed demolition includes/does not include all possible planning to minimize harm to the listed property. The Historic Resources Commission determined on Feb. 17 that this project will encroach upon, damage or destroy the listed historic properties and their environs. • Consider the following rezonings from RM32 (Multi-Dwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use): a) Consider rezoning, Z-1-1-11, of approximately .13 acres and adjacent right-of-way from RM32 (MultiDwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use), located at 1340 Tenn. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects for Gremlin Holdings LLC., property owner of record. b) Consider rezoning, Z-1-2-11, of approximately .13 acres and adjacent right-of-way from RM32 (MultiDwelling Residential) to MU (Mixed Use), including establishing a bar or lounge use as an automatic Special Use Permit for Bullwinkle’s, located at

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Teamwork Of the 156 residents at KNI, A memorial service for Dei Lutheran Church in 90 percent have profound Charles Stephen “Steve” Wichita. disabilities, and the remainMcCool, 93, Lawrence, will He died Wednesday, April ing have severe disabilities: be at 11 a.m. May 2 at Gloria 13, 2011, in Andover. 83 percent cannot speak; 68 percent are unable to walk; 76 percent have seizures; 85 perILA C ILLEN cent require help to use the toilet; and one-third are fed Funeral services for Lila P. Mrs. McMillen died via tubes. McMillen, 94, Baldwin City, Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Ninety-four percent have are pending and will be Vintage Park Assisted Living lived at KNI for more than 10 announced by Rumsey-Yost Center in Baldwin City. years. Nearly half are older Funeral Home. than 50, and four out of five are older than 40. Since its start in 1960, KNI ONALD EAN TEPHENS has changed with the times, moving away from an instituMemorial services for Warren-McElwain Mortuary. tional setting to one where Donald Dean Stephens, 71, He died Friday, April 15, the resident is at the center Lawrence are pending and 2011, at his home. and assisted by a team of peowill be announced by ple. “It’s a place where people feel very deeply about working here,” said KNI Superintendent Barney Hubert. In buildings spread over the 180-acre campus are 22 The Journal-World publishes obituaries of residents or homes. Six to eight people former longtime residents of the newspaper’s circulation live in each one, and they are area, as well as obituaries for others who have survivors served by eight to 14 support within the circulation area. Information should be supplied professionals led by a team by a mortuary. We welcome photos to run with obituaries. coach. More information about what the newspaper accepts and “The staff takes great pride other guidelines, including costs for obituaries, can be in the work that they do here,” obtained through your mortuary, by calling the Journalsaid team coach Christine World at (785) 832-7154, or online at Brady. www2.ljworld.com/obits/policy/. Her team even puts togeth-

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cannot speak and breathes ERNANDEZ through a tracheostomy. He needs an emergency call light He died Friday, April 15, to summon for help because 2011. he could be dead within five A parish rosary will be at minutes if he gets a mucus 3 p.m. today, followed by vis- plug in his airway, she said. itation until 5 p.m. at Kevin In short, he requires Brennan Family Funeral round-the-clock attention, Home, 2801 SW Urish Road, care and special treatments. Topeka KS 66614. “The community homes don’t have that,” Sapp said.

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er scrapbooks for each of the residents. First-year employees undergo more than 300 hours of training, and each resident has a person who serves as his or her advocate. KNI also has a medical center with nurses on-site round the clock, a dentist, a physician on call, a pharmacy, X-Ray technician and many other professional services. Many people with developmental disabilities who are in group homes come to KNI for medical treatment. They also come to KNI to get assistive technology made in the “MacGyver” room. KNI also has a wheelchair clinic where chairs are adapted to the individual needs of each person. In one building is the Hidden Treasures Mall, where 85 percent of the residents work in a number of retail shops open for public business.

Repeated attempts to close KNI has been the focus of attempts to shut it down in the past. Groups that advocate on behalf of those with disabilities have sought the closure, saying it would be better for the residents, and the state could save money that could be spent on Kansans with disabilities who are on waiting lists for home-based services. Officials have also said the KNI property could be sold with money going toward those with disabilities. KNI, which has 500 employees, costs approximately $29 million per year to operate with nearly $11 million coming from state general tax funds. But the advocates usually come up against the parents and guardians of the residents who say the needed

support in community-based groups homes is just not there. In 2009, a state commission recommended closing it within three years and transferring residents to either more community- or homebased settings or Parsons State Hospital. But then-Gov. Mark Parkinson rejected the plan. “I agree that serving individuals in the community can lead to a better quality of life. In spite of that, I also have concluded that it is currently not feasible to close KNI and consolidate all residents at Parsons,” Parkinson said. “It will take time to reduce the populations at both facilities to a level that makes consolidation possible,” he said.

Part of community Sapp says what most people don’t understand is that KNI residents have frequent opportunities to interact in the community through shopping trips and social and recreational events. “I don’t think people really realize what KNI is,” she said. “They think it is a dark place behind walls, but there are seven in my son’s group, and they (the group) have their own kitchen, living room area. “Each has their own home. When he is well enough, they will go to Walmart, a movie, the library, or they’ll go fishing with us. They’re not stuck behind dark walls. They’re already out in the community,” she said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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William, Kate Pez figures auctioned The auction of a Pez figure featuring busts of Kate Middleton and Prince William has skyrocketed on eBay. Thursday afternoon in London, the auction had reached $12,803.57 — a steep price, especially considering that the figures look as much like Monica Lewinsky and John Boehner as they do the royal couple. The Pez dispenser is a one-of-a-kind, and it was “purely hand made except for the base,” according to Pez. Sadly, the dispenser hardly does justice to Kate Middleton’s royal assets the way Vanity Fair photos do. And a GlobalPost source points out that “they defn (sic) gave Prince William way too much hair.” (The source requested anonymity to protect any potential future prospects with Prince William, wedding or no wedding.) Still, Pez is Pez, and as Pez put it: “One of the world’s most iconic brands has created one of the year’s most iconic collectibles.” The proceeds will go to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.

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Cambodians sing about Facebook There’s the woefully straightforward “Facebook ends love.” The lively and urgent “Facebook friend! My girlfriend kicked me out!” And the subtly confounding, “Facebook waits love.” What they have in common is that they are songs about Facebook, and they’re all the rage in Cambodia. In this country of roughly 15 million, only about 260,000 people are Facebook users. But the socialnetworking site has nonetheless proven itself the muse of the moment, according to Global Voices. Young Khmer artists are pondering the role Facebook plays in their love lives and, yes, putting those thoughts to song. It’s a far cry from the more subversive role Facebook has played in the Middle East and North Africa, where it’s been used to organize protest movements. In Cambodia, Facebook sings a different tune. Like this one, “Facebook disturbs my love,” in which Khemarak Sereymon croons about how Facebook seems to have stolen away the affections of his girlfriend. 3 | NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Il predicts the future? Here’s a rule any competent prophet knows: vagueness pays. If you’re forecasting something monumental, don’t be too specific about the when it will materialize. Or at least put a lot of time between you and your vision, lest events don’t transpire the way you foresaw them. Kim Jong Il, who runs reclusive North Korea, is facing just this sort of predicament. At issue is a nation of 24 million people, many of them hungry and suffering. Kim has predicted that on April 15, 2012, the “doors to the strong and prosperous state will swing open.” This would emancipate the people from the hardship they had endured during the “arduous march” of the 1990s, when famine killed millions. The prophecy dates back to the late 1990s. After the death of his father Kim Il Sung — the Generalisimo and Eternal President of the Republic — the younger Kim needed a slogan to define his reign, an era of hardship following the Soviet Union’s fall. A seminal editorial explained that the country was to build a strong military and a prosperous economy, in which “people live without envying other countries,” according to author Jae Cheon Lim. 4 | NEW YORK CITY

Languages traced back to single tongue Scientists say they have traced the world’s 6,000 modern languages — from English to Mandarin — back to a single “mother tongue,” an ancestral language spoken in Africa 50,000 to 70,000 years ago. New research, published in the journal Science, suggests this single ancient language resulted in human civilization — a Diaspora — as well as advances in art and hunting tool technology, and laid the groundwork for all the world’s cultures. The research, by Quentin Atkinson from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, also found that speech evolved far earlier than previously thought. And the findings implied, though did not prove, that modern language originated only once, an issue of controversy among linguists, according to the New York Times.

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CARRYING A BANNER, JULIE METTENBURG, LEFT, AND KATHY KLOCKE represented the Meadowlark 4-H Club as part of the Earth Day Celebration parade through downtown Lawrence on Saturday. The parade ended in South Park with even more activities. Lawrence celebrated early — Earth Day is Friday. TOP, Josie Abernathy, 9, Lawrence enjoyed blowing some bubbles in South Park. BELOW, Becky O'Keefe, Lawrence, donned a head full of flower petals during the parade on Saturday.

Downtown celebration draws 1,000 By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

Dressed as a giant rain drop, Tyler Trarbach was the only bad weather present at Saturday’s Earth Day Celebration in South Park. Trarbach, who was encouraging people to visit displays on water-quality issues, was among the many who dressed in costumes promoting a cleaner, healthier world. With painted-on whiskers and a hat with ears, Nick Benson, a member of KU Environs, was making notebooks out of old cereal boxes and 100 percent recycled paper. “Kids love it,” he said, and

noted it was a way to show people how to use something they would typically throw away. “It’s reduce, reuse, recycle with recycling being the last option,” Benson said. Other folks wore plastic bags, bottle tabs and even a compact fluorescent light bulb in recognition of Earth Day. Organizers said more than

1,000 people came to Saturday’s celebration, which had about 75 earth-friendly booths lined up in South Park. “This is the largest crowd we have seen in the afternoon,” said organizer Kathy Richardson, who is head of the city of Lawrence’s waste reduction and recycling operations. “The weather is perfect.” As usual, folks lined up to try out the all-vegan food prepared by the Animal Outreach of Kansas. This year’s feast included coleslaw, a faux chicken salad dish, beans, four pasta salads, three kinds of potato salad, a “better than Please see EARTH DAY, page 5A

Dozens of area high school students visited local liquor stores Saturday morning, but they weren’t trying to get anything. They had a message for of-age consumers: Don’t buy alcohol for them. Teams of high school students, assisted by community agencies and organized by the Lawrence Youth Coalition, fanned out across town to place more than 1,000 warning stickers on cases of beer as part of Sticker Shock Lawrence. “As a community, we’re not going to support underage drinking,” said Jen Jordan, one of the event volunteers and prevention director at DCCCA. Free State High senior Sam Corkins, methodically slapping the warning stickers on cases of Keystone Light in the back cooler of Cork & Barrel, 2000 W. 23rd St., said raising awareness about underage drinking is needed. “It just seemed like a good cause,” he said. “Being in high school, you know there’s a lot of this going on.” Local law enforcement, staff from the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control and numerous area liquor stores partnered for the event. Jordan said the idea for the project came from a 2010 survey of Lawrence youth that found 44 percent of area high school seniors had consumed alcohol in the past month, some of which was purchased for them by someone over the age of 21. Jordan said she was impressed that students gave up their Saturday for the volunteer event. Corkins, meanwhile, said it was worth it. He weighed the early weekend wake-up time against the positive message and free breakfast. “It’s a love-hate thing,” Corkins joked. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

KU law student organizing animal cruelty prosecution clinic By Brenna Hawley bhawley@ljworld.com

Katie Barnett has always been an animal lover. At 16, she adopted her first dog, Carolina, an Australian shepherd, with her mom’s help. At 19, she adopted a rottweiler while on her own at college. Her passion for animals has

grown since then, and she’s looking to make a difference in a bigger way. Barnett, 30, a third-year law student at Kansas University, is organizing an animal cruelty prosecution clinic at the school. The clinical student will work with animal control, animal cruelty investigators at the Humane Society, police and

prosecutors to make sure cases follow the right path and are prosecuted to the end. According to Barnett’s research, the clinic could be the first of its kind in the United States. “This is the chance for me to give the animals a voice and a place in the justice system,”

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KATIE BARNETT, pictured with her dog Leonidas, is a third-year law student at Kansas University who is organizing an Please see CLINIC, page 5A animal cruelty prosecution clinic.

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Erica Kloppenborg, customer service representative, Lawrence “I used to when I was younger. We did activities for school. We used to clean up trash.”

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OVERLAND PARK — An August trial date has been set for a woman accused of running down and killing a 71year-old woman as she gardened in the front yard of her Overland Park home. Prosecutors have charged 21-year-old Jill Conaghan in the July 2009 death of Sandra Carocari. Conaghan faces counts of involuntary manslaughter DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to stay in a traffic lane and driving on a sidewalk area. The Kansas City Star reported that Judge James Franklin Davis set the Aug. 29 trial date on Friday. Davis also appointed Judge Peter Ruddick as a special master to review Conaghan’s

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Plea in crash triggers law license suspension TOPEKA — A Topeka lawyer who pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter and other felonies in a traffic accident that killed a bicyclist has been suspended from practicing law in Kansas. The suspension will remain in effect while disciplinary proceedings against 40-year-old Marc Schultz are resolved. Schultz will be sentenced in June. He was charged in the death last September of 55-year-old Timothy Roberts, a financial planner who was fatally injured when a car hit his bicycle on a Topeka street.

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Hubbel said Saturday evening that no foul play was suspected in the man's death, but because he was only 57 years old, the case was investigated.

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More than 300 volunteers lend a hand for Day of Caring By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

It certainly wasn’t the most glamorous volunteer job. But that’s OK with Tracy Gillett, who was scrubbing and cleaning metal garden bins inside Van Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J., on Saturday as part of the annual Day of Caring volunteer event. “It’s all good,” said Gillett, who was joined by Best Buy co-worker Shyla Espinoza. “It’s all for a good cause.” Gillett and Espinoza were two of more than 300 volunteers scattered across Douglas County working on 25 projects at various nonprofit organizations. Crews performed a variety of tasks, such as planting gardens at schools or fixing up buildings at social service agencies. “It’s really exciting to see so many people come out on one day,” said Shannon Reid from Roger Hill Volunteer Center. “And to know how much work is being accomplished in one day.” Reid helped coordinate the day’s activities and traveled to some of the sites. In addition to giving some local nonprofits a helping hand, Reid said, the annual event also encourages volunteerism year-round in Lawrence. “It’s fun for one day, and then they get the volunteering bug,” she said.

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tuna salad” and, of course, the crowd’s favorite: vegan cupcakes, brownies and cookies. “What we want to do is show how delicious vegan food is and how easy it is to go vegan,” said Ann Wilson, one of the founders of group. “It takes the scariness away

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Barnett said. Barnett and her husband, Anthony, started Game Dog Guardian, a local organization that rehabilitates pit bulls and helps find adoptive homes. She also lobbies for Best Friends Animal Society around Kansas. Adding a law clinic seemed like a natural addition to her repertoire when KU law professor William Westerbeke approached her about starting one. “She has a long history in involvement in animal rights issues,” Westerbeke said. Many law students do clinical work already, and he said designating one to specifically coordinate and keep track of the animal cases would be beneficial for all involved. It would save the Humane Society money and be terrific experience for the student, he said. “It would guarantee, or hopefully enable, us to have those cases handled more efficiently or in a prompter way,” he said. Barnett started researching how to put together the clinic two years ago, around the time when there were a couple highprofile animal cruelty cases in

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Ex-bank head’s indicted wife bought plane ticket TOPEKA — A Kansas woman indicated along with her exbank-president-husband in a conspiracy scheme is accused of reserving a plane ticket to Venezuela a day after the deadline passed for her to accept or reject a plea deal. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that the prosecution raised the claim in response to defense requests that the charges against 47-year-old Brenda Becker should be dropped. She was in court Friday for a preliminary hearing. Becker’s husband, Scott, has been sentenced to federal prison time after pleading guilty in a scheme that cost Meriden State Bank about $1 million. A private investigator for the defense testified that Brenda Becker panicked when she booked the flight. According to testimony, she canceled the ticket after the prosecution informed her attorney that the FBI knew about the flight. The Beckers had a boat docked in Belize.

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LANG DAVIS OF SUNFLOWER BANK CLEANS UP a door at Stepping Stones, 1100 Wakarusa Drive. Saturday was a Day of Caring in Douglas County as volunteers worked on projects for nonprofits. But for many, it doesn’t take much of a push to get local volunteers hooked, she said. “It’s the spirit of Lawrence,” from the V word.” Also a success was Complete Streets’ bike valet service. People who rode their bikes to the celebration could leave them with the organization without having to lock them or worry about having them stolen or damaged. Volunteer Charlie Bryan said he heard that bike valets in other cities had about 2 percent of the crowd use the service. Midway through the after-

Lawrence. She had conversations with all involved parties to make sure the city and state agencies were even interested in the clinic. “Everybody needed to be on board to work with the law school,” she said. “I spent a lot of time researching, seeing what everybody does.” Barnett did ride-alongs with the police, went on checks with the animal cruelty investigators and went to court. She spoke with organizations around the country, such as Lewis & Clark Law School’s Center for Animal Law Studies and the Humane Society of the United States, who expressed interest in how the program developed. This spring, Barnett has been gathering open and impending cases in Douglas County. She will develop a manual of how future students in the clinic should proceed. “I’m doing a trial run to see how everything works,” she said. “I’m getting out all the kinks and really tailoring the position so everyone knows what to do. There’s never been a person to collect everything.”

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Reid said. “It’s just what people do here.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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noon, Bryan said the group had already reached that goal. And Bryan was told that many would be happy to see it at more local events. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

The first student in the program will begin in fall 2011, and Westerbeke said other eastern Kansas counties have expressed interest in the program if it succeeds. Barnett hopes it will, and getting everybody on board was a big part of that. She said she feels as though she’s a liaison between all the groups involved — the Humane Society, prosecutors, police and animal control. “Everybody cares,” she said. “It’s just getting everyone on the same page.” — Reporter Brenna Hawley can be reached at 832-7217.

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Comet the guide dog underwent surgery Wednesday to remove a life-threatening tumor and is on her way to recovery. And Comet’s owner, Kansas University graduate student Chikako Mochizuki, said her beloved companion of nearly a decade is enjoying being pampered as she recovers at the Kansas State University Veterinary Clinic. Receiving daily updates

from staff, Mochizuki said Comet — featured in a Journal-World article last week — has taken to being spoon fed by staff. “Speaking of a princess,” Mochizuki said. Thanks to an outpouring of community support, Mochizuki said, the $6,000 needed for the surgery has been raised. In addition, she’s received emails from people offering rides to visit Comet and even an offer to throw Comet a party when she returns home.

“I’m overwhelmed,” Mochizuki said. “I have no idea how to thank everyone.” Though the surgery went well, Mochizuki said Comet still has a long road to recovery. “It’s a slow process,” she said. But she’s hopeful and said the strong support helped her get through the tough days. “The kind thoughts for Comet kept me going every day,” she said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ● The KU Small Business Development Center in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Revenue will present two seminars, “Meet the Taxman: KDOR State Tax Workshop for Small Businesses” and “Taxman for Contractors,” on Tuesday at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Development Center, 646 Vt., Suite 200. The first seminar will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the second will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $20 for each seminar or $30 for both. Participants may register online: http://ksbdc.ecenterdirect.com/Conferences.act ion, or stop by the KU-SBDC office. ● Cupcake Construction Co. will open in May at 727 Mass. The site previously was occupied by The Pink Box Bake Shop. The store, owned by Michael and Megan Kricsfeld, will be the company’s first and only interactive cupcake bar in the area. In addition to walk-in traffic, the company will cater weddings, birthday parties, baby showers, corporate events and more. ● Dev Vrat Khanna, of Pune, India, a finance major at Kansas University, was named one of three recipients earning academic awards from the Kansas City chapter of Financial Executives International. Selected from 14 universities in the states surrounding Kansas City, the 2011 winners received their merit awards at the FEI Education Night program on April 11. Each award contributes $1,500 to the educational costs of the honoree. ● Leavenworth Jefferson Electric Cooperative will hold its annual business meeting at 7 p.m. April 27 at McLouth

High School. Guest speaker will be U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan. Members will also vote for board members in three districts that have expiring terms. For those unable to attend, but who would like to vote in the election and issues presented before the membership, visit ljec.coop or call the LJEC office at (888) 796-6111. ● On Dec. 15, Cathy Paslay and Marsha Paslay opened Recollections, 336 Elmore St., Lecompton. The store, open weekends only, features gifts, collectibles, antiques, primitives, fabrics and other items.

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the political landscape of Lecompton sure will. For 26 of the last 30 years, Paslay has either been mayor or a council member in Lecompton. But that will soon end. Paslay did not seek re-election in the most recent campaign. At Monday’s City Council meeting, he’ll swear in the new mayor — and probably smile a little bit too. “I think I’ll be relieved. Of course now,� he says with a laugh, “I’ll have to sit out there in the audience and stick my hand up and ask the council when they’re going to get something done.� He knows the routine, for sure. ���

In the big cities like Lawrence (remember, even Eudora is 10 times bigger than Lecompton), the sticky issues facing politicians may be about tax abatements or Walmarts or how tall a multistory building ought to be. In Lecompton, they’re a bit different. The city has a clerk and a maintenance man. That means there is no administrative army to protect the mayor and council members from the day-to-day issues of city government. Peruse the recent minutes of the Lecompton City Council and you will find the group has heard the following: � A report about a certain resident’s horses that keep getting out and causing extra work for the maintenance man; � An inquiry about why the city’s dump truck doesn’t have the city’s logo on it. (Answer: The magnetic sign must not have been on that day.) � Multiple requests from residents who wanted a refund on their water bills because there had been waterline breaks that inflated their totals. � One resident who wasn’t seeking a refund on his water bill but did want the council to check to see if he had paid last month’s bill. So, no, they’re not exactly big-city issues. But if you think they’re small, evidently you’ve never tried to deal with them. “Oh, I can tell you it has gotten kind of heated down here from time to time,�

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Here are some more interesting tidbits pulled from the report, which examined a variety of social and economic factors: â—? Most unpaid work is housework. Mexicans do the most, at more than 3 hours per day, and Koreans the least, at 1 hour and 19 minutes. Much of this time is spent cooking. Americans spend the least time cooking each day (30 minutes) and Turks the most (74 minutes). Most people spend around 50 minutes a day cooking. â—? Shopping also makes up a big part of unpaid work.

Paslay, 61, says. Paslay, like many smalltown government officials, can point to one type of issue in particular that can get testy in a hurry: telling a fellow resident that he needs to clean up his place. But it is definitely one of the more frequent and important chores that government undertakes in a small town, Paslay said. Nothing hurts a small town’s growth prospects worse than getting labeled “dirty.� He said the key in those cases is to treat people like you would want to be treated, and to be able to point to a specific city code. This is one instance where governing on a case-by-case basis will produce a lot of headaches. It is a shame that it sometimes has to come to all this, Paslay said. The world would be a simpler place if folks just took to heart the words he has said many times before. “If you just keep your yard clean and your house painted, chances are we’ll get along fine,� Paslay said. ���

Doesn’t all of this sound like fun? No? Evidently, lots of other Lecompton residents feel the same way. This year’s ballot for the Lecompton City Council was pretty thin. One person did file for mayor, but there was only one candidate for two spots on the City Council. Eventually, a couple of folks did make a few homemade signs and start write-in campaigns so that the final spot was decided by the voters rather than appointed by the council. But the lack of interest was noticeable and of concern to some. “Honestly, nobody probably really wants the job,� said Mark Tunstall, who was elected mayor last week with a total of 72 votes. “But it is a job somebody has to take an interest in for the good of the community.� Tunstall comes to the position after having served several terms as a City Council member. He does have dreams for the town — a McDonald’s or a Wendy’s would be nice, he said — but really he would settle for folks just becoming more involved. “We ask for public opinion,� Tunstall said. “We put up notices on the bulletin board down at the park, but just getting people to attend

Most people in OECD countries spend 23 minutes a day shopping, with the French spending the most (32 minutes) and the Koreans the least (13 minutes). � The value of unpaid work is considerable — about onethird of GDP in OECD countries, ranging from a low of 19 percent in Korea to a high of 53 percent in Portugal — making an important contribution to the well-being of all OECD societies. As for the United States? We’re fat, but generous, the OECD says: � 34 percent of Americans are obese, compared with the OECD average of 17 percent. � 60 percent of Americans volunteer their time and money to help strangers, the highest percentage in the world.

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meetings can be frustrating. I just wish people would come here and let us know what they’re thinking before we make decisions. Otherwise, we just do what we think is best.� ���

For a lot of years now, figuring out what is best for Lecompton has involved Paslay’s voice. Paslay said for the most part he has been pleased with what he and council members have come up with. During his tenure, all the side streets have been converted from gravel to chip and seal. The playground equipment at the city park has been upgraded. Land has been annexed to give the city — which abuts the Kansas River and the Douglas County line — room to grow. None of it is splashy, but that’s fine with Paslay. “We try to keep it as simple as we can here,� he said. Probably the biggest project in recent times has been a $1.1 million overhaul of the city’s water system. It has involved a new water tower

and equipment to deal with the city’s longtime problem of hard water. Paslay and the council were successful in securing grant money for part of the project, but it certainly has involved a signif icant increase in water rates, too. Those increases also have sparked plenty of public comment. That’s the way it usually works. Feedback is plentiful once the decision has been made. “I think Roy has done a good job for us,� said Tunstall, the newly elected mayor. “But he has taken a lot of grief over the years. It is pretty clear the job is not a popularity contest.� But that is OK with Paslay. He says he never dwells on any of the criticism. “We probably lost a few friends through the years,� Paslay says. “But I know we made a lot of new ones.� Not bad pay for a job so few people want.

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Road work planned for this week Lawrence ● The city will begin the first phase of overlay projects this week. Temporary single lane closures should be expected in these areas but traffic will most likely be able to flow through the area. For a map of the overlay projects go to www.lawrenceks.org/ publicworks/docs/2011_co mprehensive_Street_ maintenance_11x17.pdf. ● City maintenance crews are working on a microsurfacing program. Roads throughout the city will be repaved and resurfaced. Lane reductions and possible street closures may occur during the process. To find out what streets the city has targeted, visit the city’s website at www.ci.lawrence.ks.us. ● On Kasold Drive between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street, both directions of traffic have moved to the southbound lanes of Kasold. Each direction is narrowed to one lane as crews work to rebuild the roadway. Access from side streets is right-turn only. The project is expected to last for several months. ● From 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, Indiana Street will have no parking and is closed to through traffic from Sixth Street to Eighth Street and Third Street to Sixth Street. ● 16th Street from Massachusetts to New Hampshire streets is closed to through traffic as crews work on a sanitary sewer project. Intermittent closures will occur on 15th Street from Massachusetts to New Hampshire streets.

County vying for detention center WELLINGTON (AP) — Sumner County in south-central Kansas has been trying to win a contract for a federal immigrant detention facility. Sumner County Sheriff Gerald Gilkey said he received a letter from the department of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement saying it was looking for a regional civil detention facility to house illegal immigrants while their status is being evaluated. Gilkey told The Wellington News that ICE wants to have a stand-alone facility that would hold up to about 400 people. He said the department now uses a variety of facilities, including county jails, to hold detainees. ICE is in the selection process and has not said when a selection would be made. Those closest to the project say it can be nothing but beneficial. If the facility is built, federal money would pay off bonds created to build it. Sumner County also could include a buy-out clause stating that if the contract was pulled before the building was paid off, the government would pay the remainder of the building fees. The County would see a possible contract worth $11 to $12 million. That money would cover the needs of those in the facility, the payroll and benefits for those running facility, and the utilities and building itself.

Douglas County ● On Monday, Douglas County plans to close down County Road 460 and County Road 650N at the junction of U.S. Highway 59 for asphalt paving work. The closure will be one-day and traff ic will be alerted through message boards. ● The city of Eudora has closed North 1300 Road, also known as White Dog Road, which is just east of Route 1061. The road will be closed for improvements. ● Douglas County Road 9 is closed between U.S. Highway 24-40 and Interstate 70. The road will be closed so crews can work on bridge construction. It will remain closed until late spring. U.S. Highway 59 ● North 200 Road is closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. The road will be tied to the new frontage road that runs parallel to the new U.S. Highway 59. Work is scheduled to be completed in late 2012. U.S. Highway 56 ● A bridge replacement project is under way just west of the U.S. Highway 75 junction in Osage County. About .44 mile west of the junction, both eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 56 will be closed to all but local traffic. A marked detour will take drivers through Burlingame to Osage City and then back to U.S. Highway 7. The project is expected to be finished in mid-June.

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bound lane will have varying lane closures from Danbury Lane to Wanamaker Road for pavement repair work. The project is expected to be completed that day. ● Kansas Turnpike Authority is reconstructing a three-mile stretch of highway just east of Lawrence. Traffic will be narrowed to one lane in each direction from mile marker 208 to mile marker 211. Access to the Lawrence Service Area will remain open. Delays are expected during rush hour. The project will be finished by November. ● A bridge replacement project is under way for the 142nd Street bridge spanning the Kansas Turnpike in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. The northbound and southbound lanes on 142nd Street will be closed between Kansas Avenue and Riverview Avenue. The stretch of road will remain closed for the duration of the project. As part of the project, daily lane closures could occur on the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-70 and the right shoulder of the road. The project should be complete in late fall.

Interstate 435 ● A bridge painting project at the Johnson Drive interchange is under way. The work will require varying lane closures that will reduce northbound and southbound traffic along I435 down to one lane at a time. The lane reductions will occur Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The ramps will remain open. Interstate 70 The project should be com● On Monday, the west- pleted by mid-July.

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California Republican Party official was under fire Saturday after allegations she sent an email that included an altered photo depicting President Barack Obama as an ape. An email reportedly sent by party central committee member Marilyn Davenport shows an image, posed like a family

portrait, of chimpanzee parents and child, with Obama’s face artificially superimposed on the child. Text beneath the photo reads, “Now you know why no birth certificate.” Davenport said she would provide a written statement with her response, but several hours later she had not issued one. The alternative newspa-

per OC Weekly first reported the story, and was told by Davenport that the email was “just an Internet joke.” She also asked the Weekly, “You’re not going to make a big deal about this are you?” Republican Party of Orange County Chairman Scott Baugh said Saturday he wants an ethics investigation into the incident.


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At least 21 killed in storms By Tom Breen and Phillip Rawls Associated Press Writers

R A L E I G H , N . C . — A brutal spring storm raged across North Carolina on Saturday, flattening businesses, flipping cars and destroying homes, leaving at least four dead from a system already blamed for killing 17 people in four states. The death toll was likely to rise. North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue said there were fatalities in four counties but would not confirm an exact number, saying officials wanted to wait until this morning. Earlier, officials in Raleigh said more than one person died in the capital city in Wake County, one of the counties Perdue mentioned. Urban search and rescue teams were also looking for residents who might be trapped in damaged buildings. Perdue said the 62 tornadoes were the most since March 1984, when a storm system spawned 22 twisters in the Carolinas, killing 57 people — 42 in North Carolina — and injuring hundreds. This year’s spring storm was easily the deadliest of the season, but there were stories of survival, too. In South Carolina, a church with six people inside collapsed after it was hit by a tornado, but somehow no one was injured. And in Sanford, N.C., the manager of a Lowe’s hardware store was credited with saving more than 100 workers and employees by ushering them to the back of the store, which acted as a makeshift shelter as the weather rolled in. The storms began in Oklahoma on Thursday, then roared through Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Seven people each were killed in Arkansas and Alabama, which was hit a day earlier. A father, his son and his daughter were killed near Montgomery; a mother and her two teenage sons died in a mobile home in the southwest part of the state, and the storm claimed the life of an

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ONLY STAIRS AND FLOWERS REMAIN Saturday after severe winds tore a mobile home off its lot late Friday night in Boone’s Chapel, Ala., in Autauga County. Vicious storms and howling winds smacked the Deep South, killing at least seven people in Alabama, including three family members whose homes were tossed into nearby woods. elderly man whose trailer was tossed nearly a quarter of a mile across a state highway. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley visited some of the devastated areas and declared the entire state a disaster. Things looked similar in North Carolina. Roofs were ripped off stores, trees were plucked out of the ground and “scores” of homes were damaged, emergency management director Doug Hoell said. Police in Raleigh evacuated residents at a mobile park, and emergency crews went door-to-door looking for people injured or trapped by the storm that flipped mobile homes from one side of the street to the other. Guillermo Villela, 34, said he saw two young children at the park trapped under fallen trees. “I see a lot of disaster. It’s bad,” Villela said. In the town of Sanford in central North Carolina, what could have been a deadly catastrophe was averted when a Lowe’s manager saw the approaching storm. The front of Lowe’s was flattened by the storm, with cars in the parking lot tossed around and flipped on their roofs. “It was really just a bad scene,” said Jeff Blocker,

Lowe’s regional vice president for eastern North Carolina. “You’re just amazed that no one was injured.” Blocker credits his store manager and the other 40 to 50 employees in the store at the time with getting the as many as 70 customers safely to the rear.

W A S H I N G T O N — President Barack Obama is promoting his new deficit-reduction plan by drawing sharp contrasts with a House Republican budget that he says offers a vision that “is wrong for America.” In his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, Obama contended that Republicans want to dismantle venerable safety net programs and cut taxes for the wealthy at the expense of students paying for college and older adults relying on Medicare. “To restore fiscal responsibility, we all need to share in the sacrifice — but we don’t have to sacrifice the America we believe in,” Obama said. The criticism echoed his speech Wednesday in which he outlined a $4 trillion deficit-reduction plan over 12 years. It’s a goal, he said, that he can achieve through spending cuts, changes in government health care programs and tax increases. Obama’s message represents his clearest attempt to place ideological distance with Republicans after months spent negotiating a compromise six-month spending bill that trimmed more than $38 billion from the government. Obama plans to continue his plan’s pitch throughout the upcoming week, holding town halls in Northern Virginia Tuesday and in Palo Alto, Calif., and Reno, Nev., later in the week. While Obama tries to cast the debate in his own terms, his attention to fiscal discipline signals a watershed in national politics. After two years devoted to priming an anemic economy with new spending and passing an overhaul of health care, Congress and the White House are beginning a debate about how to tame long-term deficits and a crushing debt of more than $14 trillion.

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Odd work schedules pose health risk By Randolph E. Schmid Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — Reports of sleeping air traff ic controllers highlight a longknown and often ignored hazard: Workers on night shifts can have trouble concentrating and even staying awake. “Government off icials haven’t recognized that people routinely fall asleep at night when they’re doing shift work,” said Dr. Charles HEALTH Czeisler, chief of sleep medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Czeisler said studies show that 30 percent to 50 p e r c e n t o f n i g h t - s h i ft wo r k e r s r e p o r t f a l l i n g asleep at least once a week while on the job. So the notion that this has happened only a few times among the thousands of controllers “is preposter-

BRIEFLY Election mostly peaceful, but kids vote KAYAWA, NIGERIA — Nigerians voted for president in an election Saturday many hoped would show Africa’s most populous nation could hold a credible poll without the violence and rigging that marred previous ones, though children cast ballots and party officials helped others press their inked fingers to paper. Despite widespread security concerns after bombs hit a votecounting center and a polling station during last weekend’s legislative elections, voting in the oil-rich country was largely peaceful Saturday though a police officer was fatally shot in the volatile northeast. Nigerians must be 18 in order to cast ballots, but election observers said that reports of underage voters had been isolated.

Gas at $4 in nation’s capital, 5 states NEW YORK — Drivers in Washington on Saturday joined motorists in five states who are paying more than $4 per gallon for gasoline. The average price for gas in New York could top $4 by early next week. Hawaii, Alaska, California, Illinois and Connecticut already have pump prices above that mark, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge. Hawaii has the highest price in the U.S. at $4.47 per gallon. The national average for gas has increased for 25 straight days, and is now $3.82 per gallon.

Nicolas Cage arrested in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS — Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested after he got drunk in the city’s French Quarter and argued in the street with his wife over whether a house they were in front of was theirs, police said Saturday. The couple was in front of a home that Cage insisted they were renting, police said. When she said it wasn’t theirs, Cage grabbed her arm, according to a police news release. Cage started hitting vehicles and tried to get into a taxi, police said. An officer saw that Cage was drunk and told him to get out of the cab. Cage then started yelling at the officer. Cage was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery, disturbing the peace and public drunkenness. He was released on $11,000 bond Saturday.

ous,” he said in a telephone interview. In a sign of growing awareness of the problem, the Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday it was changing air traffic controllers’ work schedules most likely to cause fatigue. The announcement comes after the agency disclosed another incident in which a controller fell asleep while on duty early Saturday morning at a busy Miami regional facility. According to a preliminary review, there was no impact to flight operations, the FAA said. Czeisler said the potential danger isn’t limited to air traffic controllers, but can apply to truck and bus drivers, airline pilots and those in the maritime industry. Who else? Factory workers, police, f iref ighters, emergency workers, nurses and doctors, cooks, hotel employees, people in the media and others on night or changing shifts. “We live in a very sleepdeprived society where many people are burning the can-

dle at both ends,” Czeisler said. He said that a half-century ago, just 2 percent of people slept six hours or less per night; today it’s 28 percent. Dr. William Fishbein, a neuroscientist at the City University of New York, said that when people work odd shifts “it mucks up their biological rhythms.” Hormones are synchronized with the wake-sleep cycle. When people change shifts, the brain never knows when it’s supposed to be asleep, so this affects how people function. People who change shifts every few days are going to have all kinds of problems related to memory and learning, Fishbein said. This kind of schedule especially affects what he called relational memories, which involve the ability to understand how one thing is related to another. In addition to drowsiness and inability to concentrate, people working night shifts are more subject to chronic intestinal and heart diseases

and have been shown to have a higher incidence of some forms of cancer. The World Health Organization has classified shift work as a probable carcinogen. “We have 500 cable channels, we take work home with us on our Blackberrys and computers, both work and entertainment options are available 24 hours a day seven days a week and there is much more and brighter light exposure in our homes in evenings, which affects hormones involved in sleep, Czeisler said. “And we are still trying to get up with the chickens because our work hours are starting earlier and earlier,” he said. Today, controllers are at the center of the firestorm, with recent reports that several planes couldn’t contact airport towers for assistance in landing. Members of Congress are responding to a worried public, controllers have been suspended and the head of the government’s air traffic control system has resigned.

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More shelling in last city held by rebels in western Libya missing as the anti-Gadhafi forces sought to push toward the strategic oil town of Brega, according to Mohammed Idris, a hospital supervisor in the nearby city of Ajdabiya. The battle took place on a road halfway between Ajdabiya and Brega. Frustration was growing among residents in Misrata, where Gadhafi’s troops have intensified their long siege of the city in recent days. The doctor sharply criticized NATO for failing to break the assault with its month-old campaign of airstrikes. “We have not seen any protection of civilians,” the doctor said. “NATO airstrikes are not enough, and the proof is that there are civilians killed every day here,” he said. The theme was echoed in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, where spokesman Abdel-Hafidh Ghoga told a news conference: “There’s no more room for hesitation or for not standing with deter-

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AJDABIYA , L IBYA — Moammar Gadhafi’s forces poured rocket fire after dawn Saturday into Misrata, the only western city still in rebel hands, and weary residents who have endured more than a month of fighting angrily lashed out at NATO for failing to halt the deadly assault. Five civilians were killed in a 30-minute barrage of shelling that heavily damaged a factory for dairy products and sent up a thick column of black smoke, a doctor said. A human rights group has accused the Gadhafi regime of using cluster bombs in Misrata — munitions that can cause indiscriminate casualties and have been banned by most countries. The Libyan government and military denied the charge. In eastern Libya, fierce fighting left seven rebels dead, 27 wounded and four

mination against what is happening in Misrata and other Libyan cities, because the destruction that Moammar Gadhafi is causing in Libyan cities is great and extensive.” Rebel fighters in eastern Libya were less critical of NATO. Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, head of the rebels’ National Transitional Council, said this week that without the airstrikes, even Benghazi, Libya’s second-largest city and the rebels’ main stronghold, would be in “complete danger.” The Misrata doctor said Gadhafi’s forces are taking shelter in residential areas that civilians had fled, apparently confident that NATO won’t risk attacking them there. But the troops have so far been unable to fully occupy the city of 300,000 people, he said, so instead they are targeting sites such as the dairy plant or the port to prevent the arrival of humanitarian aid.

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the government. He said politicians and other important officials should be restricted to two, five-year terms, including “the current president of the Council of State and his ministers” — a reference to himself. Castro officially took over from his brother Fidel in 2008, meaning he’d be at least 86 when his second term as Cuban leader ended, depending on how the law is written.

HAVANA — Raul Castro proposed term limits for Cuban politicians on Saturday — including himself — a remarkable gesture on an island ruled for 52 years by him and his brother. The 79year-old president lamented the lack of young leaders in govern- Raul Castro ment, saying the country was paying the price for errors made in the past. Castro told delegates to a crucial Communist Party summit that he would launch a “systematic rejuvenation” of

Taliban sleeper agent kills 10 at base KABUL , A FGHANISTAN — Like hundreds of thousands of Afghan men, he volunteered in the national army, ran drills in the mud, carried an automatic rifle, and worked along-

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KBA questions Questions about the operation and leadership of the Kansas Bioscience Authority should be cleared up as soon as possible.

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om Thornton’s sudden resignation as president and CEO of the Kansas Bioscience Authority is sure to generate much fingerpointing in an effort to blame this or that person for Thornton’s departure. The one true fact is that the KBA is a unique, visionary creation of the Kansas Legislature, and it has the potential to play a tremendous role in the Kansas economy. Whether Thornton was the right man to lead this effort is debatable. Whether he and/or board members engaged in questionable policies and actions is up in the air. KBA Chairman John Carlin is quick to say Thornton and board members were responsible for getting the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility located at Manhattan and Kansas State University. This is a giant overstatement. Also, there is unanimity among many with whom Thornton worked that his manner often was offensive, arrogant and uncommunicative. At the request of Gov. Sam Brownback, KBA officials have contracted with the accounting firm of BKD to perform a forensic audit in order to try to prove there have not been any questionable fiscal actions by Thornton or board members. This is the same firm that handled the recent audit of the Kansas University athletic department ticket scam. Some question whether the BKD action at LI was a true audit or a mere review. Many observers also believe the public should know whether KBA placed a cap on the fee BKD would receive, which could limit the scope of the audit. They also are interested in the identity of the lead auditor and his or her past experience. Many supporters of Thornton have said they believe the KBA/Thornton question was fueled by Brownback, who wanted to take control of the body. Maybe some of those making this charge were aware of how former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius did, indeed, try to take over the KU Hospital board and how she injected herself into the KBA board. Brownback makes it clear he has no desire to control the KBA but he does say he wants to make sure there is proper stewardship of state taxpayer dollars. Apparently, there are sufficient questions relative to this that Johnson County officials have issued subpoenas to individuals seeking more information about possible questionable actions. Thornton, Carlin and board members have handed out millions of dollars, which is one way to win friends and admirers. Also, it’s almost guaranteed to win defenders. The KBA, the authority itself is great for the state, but there appears to be reason to question Thornton’s leadership, as well as board actions and the defense of Thornton by former Gov. Carlin. In order to protect the KBA and not handicap what this authority can do for the state, this unfortunate situation should be clear ups as soon as possible.

Obama seems paralyzed by caution Say what you wish about Barack Obama, you have to acknowledge that the man displayed an exquisite sense of timing four years ago. He was a (very) junior senator then, with a halfterm of service in the Capitol. The leading voices in the Democratic Party — Hillary Clinton, Gen. Wesley Clark, Joseph R. Biden Jr. and John Edwards — were organizing their presidential camThe president’s budget paigns. They were all veterans of speech last week was the political wars, each with plausible routes to the Democratic clearly an effort to regain nomination, some with estab- the offensive, but the lished political organizations, all pertinent and persistent with appealing life stories. But then, in February 2007, question is why a Obama announced he was going president who faces no to run for president. You could almost hear the discernible opponent for howls of disbelief: too young, too re-election and who has a inexperienced, too liberal, too party majority in the closely identified with minority Senate is so much on the politics. But the more Obama was told it wasn’t his time, the more defensive.” he believed it might be. And he was right. of events — a common complaint for older politicians, but not for Timing and audacity people his age — yet for all his Timing is important in presi- powers as president he cannot dential politics, but sometimes so slow them. Even Princeton basis audacity. Obama knew that ketball has abandoned the slowintuitively, and it is not a coinci- down offense that Pete Carril dence that he married audacity pioneered and used to take the with his greatest campaign gift Tigers to the NCAA tournament and titled his second book “The 11 times and to upend UCLA in Audacity of Hope.” It was auda- 1996. Today they play the same cious — actually it stretched the game everyone else does. conventional meaning of audaciMoreover, the man who knew ty — for someone less than three when to do the audacious thing years out of the Illinois state Sen- has traded that in for a new tradeate to think he could or should be mark: caution. I know the perils of the president of the United States. this sort of metric, but the words So — and you knew this was “cautious” and “Obama” appear coming — the story of the past together more than 13 million two years is that Barack Obama times on the Internet. That’s more lost his sense of timing and his than five times as often as the pairinstinct for audacity. ing “audacious” and “Obama.” The man who knew just when There is great virtue in caution to say exactly the right thing — to and in its first cousin, prudence, make the precisely correct ges- a favorite word of former Presiture — is repeatedly days, weeks, dent George H.W. Bush. Presisometimes even months behind, dents should be cautious when so much so that it almost seems sending Americans into danger he is out of sync with the new or tinkering with the economy. rhythms of American politics. Yet there are increasing signs Obama may hate the velocity that the president is paralyzed by

David Shribman

Committee Chairman Paul Ryan wants to conduct rather than on the social contract the president wants to preserve. In his glory days, Newt Gingrich never approximated the power Boehner has amassed in only three months. Other powerful House speakers, like Joe Cannon and Thomas Brackett Reed (known as “Czar Reed” when the phrase had real meaning, in part because there was a real czar in Russia), held sway over their chambers, but no one thought that Speaker Reed was more powerful than President William McKinley or that Speaker Cannon was more powerful than President Theodore Roosevelt. On the defensive And already Ryan has become the The president’s budget speech most influential chairman of the last week was clearly an effort to House Budget Committee since it regain the offensive, but the perti- was established in 1974. nent and persistent question is why a president who faces no dis- Republicans in power cernible opponent for re-election Obama couldn’t help but weigh and who has a party majority in the in with a major address on the Senate is so much on the defensive. budget issue, given that the counPut another way: How often try faces a $1.5 trillion deficit this has a single chamber of Congress year and a debt of more than $14 completely dominated the sub- trillion — so troubling a situation stance and rhythms of politics? that the International Monetary By most measures, Speaker Fund said last week that the UnitJohn Boehner is not the presi- ed States lacks a “credible stratedent’s equal in intelligence, elo- gy” to attack the debt problem. quence, elegance or nimbleness. But his public entry into the Then again, by most measures, debate was late, just as his high-proBoehner has bested the president file entries into the Egyptian and every time they have tangled. Libyan matters were late. So used to Indeed, it is not too much to Obama’s absence were members of say that Boehner is the Reggie a bipartisan Senate committee Jackson of the capital: the straw laboring on a debt-reduction plan that is stirring the Washington that the leaders of the group sugdrink. That’s quite an achieve- gested the president could be getment, given that Boehner is ting in the way of progress. struggling to balance his tea The president’s frequent alluparty freshmen with his Kiwanis sions to Ronald Reagan make his Club frontbenchers. allies uncomfortable. But PresiBut all of the important strug- dent Reagan often said that he gles of the current period are didn’t care who got credit as long being conducted on Boehner’s as the work was done. turf and are being shaped by Perhaps that is Obama’s stratBoehner’s Republican caucus, as egy. If so, he is succeeding well raucous a caucus as it is. Indeed, enough at a time of divided govthe budget debate, which Obama ernment to reinforce the notion sought in his speech to portray as that the Republicans are the a fight to preserve “a progressive party in power in Washington. — David Shribman is executive editor vision of our society,” is mostly of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. about the overhaul House Budget caution. Often it is prudent — that word again — to hold back, to let things develop. It is especially useful to hold back when your rivals are self-destructing, which was a smart strategy for Obama in the earliest days of his presidency. But modern Republicans have made perhaps the soundest and sturdiest recovery in history. They weren’t in as big a hole in 2009 as they were in 1965, after the Goldwater debacle, to be sure, but they’ve climbed out with remarkable speed and skill, which is why the Obama conundrum is so perplexing and his apparent dispassion so puzzling.

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Conservative politicians tied to biggest lies “If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood. And that’s well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does.” — Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., April 8, 2011

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“(The statistic Kyl used) was not intended to be a factual statement ...” — Statement from Kyl’s office to CNN, later that day Actually, about 3 percent of Planned Parenthood’s services are abortion-related. The overwhelming majority of the organization’s work involves cancer screenings, contraception and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. Granted, the 3 percent figure is self-reported and Politifact, the nonpartisan, Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking website, suggests it could nudge higher depending on how you crunch the numbers. But it also rules that Kyl “vastly overstated” the organization’s involvement in abortions. In other words, he lied. Conservatives seem to do that an awful lot. No, the capacity for mendacity is not exclusive to any party or ideology. Yes, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Harry Reid

Leonard Pitts Jr. lpitts@miamiherald.com

The end justifies any means. So, as was the case with Jon Kyl, if you can’t prove your point with the facts at hand, make up some facts and prove it with those.” have all, at one point or another, been at variance with the truth. But when it comes to serial lying, to the biggest, most brazen, most audacious lies, the lies repeated ad nauseam until people mistake them for truth, when it comes to the most absolute contempt for the facts and for the necessity of honest debate, it’s not even close. Conservatives have no equal.

Consider: Politifact has six categories for judging veracity. A statement is either true, mostly true, half true, barely true, false, or “Pants On Fire,” after the old schoolyard taunt that begins “Liar! Liar!” Politifact uses this designation for statements that are not only untrue but also make some “ridiculous claim.” I reviewed 100 such statements on Politifact’s website. By my count, of the 70 that originated with an identifiable individual or group (as opposed to a chain email or miscellaneous source), 61 were from the political right. That includes Rush Limbaugh saying President Obama is going to take away your right to fish, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer saying beheaded bodies are being found in the desert, Sarah Palin claiming death panels will stalk the elderly — 90 percent of the most audacious lies coming from conservatives. And that word is used advisedly here. There is little that is truly conservative about what we are seeing. No, this is extremism, true believers so rigidly committed to their ideological crusades that

they feel justified in vandalizing reason and sacrificing integrity in furtherance of their cause. The end justifies any means. So, as was the case with Jon Kyl, if you can’t prove your point with the facts at hand, make up some facts and prove it with those. It says much about the intellectual state of what passes for conservatism and the intellectual state of the union itself that this sort of behavior has become business as usual, just another day in the Zeitgeist. This cannot end well. To continue down this path is to carve out a future of intellectual incoherence and international irrelevance, to doom ourselves to yet more of a fractured political discourse that is loud, ignorant and incapable of reason, much less resolution. And maybe Sen. Kyl’s claim was “not intended to be a factual statement,” but just so you know? Mine is. — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.


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TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

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CALENDAR

THURSDAY

17 TODAY

Partly sunny and warmer

A strong afternoon thunderstorm

Mainly cloudy with rain possible

Cooler with clouds and sun

A thunderstorm possible

High 72° Low 49° POP: 15%

High 72° Low 61° POP: 40%

High 73° Low 45° POP: 35%

High 62° Low 41° POP: 10%

High 69° Low 55° POP: 30%

Wind SSW 8-16 mph

Wind SSE 8-16 mph

Wind SW 10-20 mph

Wind NNW 10-20 mph

Wind ESE 15-25 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 66/43

McCook 72/43 Oberlin 72/44 Goodland 76/41

Beatrice 64/45

Hays 74/47

Manhattan Russell Salina 72/47 70/49 Topeka 73/52 72/50 Emporia 73/52

Great Bend 73/49 Dodge City 76/45

Garden City 80/45 Liberal 82/44

Chillicothe 67/45 Marshall 68/49

Kansas City 70/53 Lawrence Kansas City 68/51 72/49

Sedalia 71/51

Nevada 72/53

Chanute 74/54

Hutchinson 73/51 Wichita Pratt 78/54 76/52

Centerville 60/40

St. Joseph 68/46

Sabetha 64/45

Concordia 68/48

Oakley 76/43

Clarinda 64/45

Lincoln 62/43

Grand Island 62/43

Springfield 70/52

Coffeyville Joplin 74/56 74/55

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

LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 7 p.m. Saturday.

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

65°/38° 68°/46° 90° in 1954 27° in 1921

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

0.04 1.07 1.74 6.56 6.92

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 68 47 pc 73 60 t Independence 74 56 s 76 63 t Belton 70 52 pc 72 62 t Fort Riley 72 47 pc 75 58 t Burlington 74 53 pc 75 60 t Olathe 71 52 pc 72 62 t Coffeyville 74 56 s 76 63 t Osage Beach 74 50 pc 75 61 pc Concordia 68 48 pc 72 54 pc Osage City 72 50 pc 73 60 t Dodge City 76 45 pc 81 51 pc Ottawa 70 51 pc 72 62 t Holton 68 50 pc 75 62 t Wichita 78 54 pc 78 59 pc Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 52/37

SUN & MOON Today

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San Francisco 60/54

Denver 74/41

Minneapolis 50/32

Detroit 52/33 New York 65/44 Washington 68/48

Chicago 56/34 Kansas City 68/51

Los Angeles 75/58

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As of 7 a.m. Saturday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

Level (ft)

875.31 890.48 973.43

Discharge (cfs)

21 25 15

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

Today Hi Lo W 90 75 t 62 48 pc 57 49 r 92 65 s 94 79 s 72 47 pc 63 45 pc 61 45 pc 64 51 r 98 78 s 40 15 sf 55 45 pc 67 47 pc 81 72 t 87 63 s 68 40 sh 64 48 c 72 46 s 80 50 t 45 32 r 46 34 sh 92 69 t 60 45 s 65 45 c 89 76 s 63 47 pc 60 40 pc 88 79 t 59 48 pc 72 57 pc 64 53 c 48 35 c 51 41 c 62 45 c 57 44 c 39 19 c

Hi 89 64 61 97 94 74 67 67 68 93 33 57 67 82 84 70 64 73 74 45 53 91 60 70 88 64 52 90 49 75 66 54 54 65 59 43

Mon. Lo W 77 t 50 s 48 pc 67 s 78 sh 48 s 49 pc 52 pc 51 s 69 c 19 c 45 pc 46 s 71 c 60 pc 39 s 46 pc 50 pc 51 t 27 pc 24 sh 65 s 44 s 53 pc 75 s 52 s 43 sh 77 t 36 s 55 s 55 c 42 pc 41 c 49 pc 40 pc 23 c

Houston 81/65

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El Paso 89/63

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Miami 86/72

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Rain will taper to showers across New England today while sun returns to the Middle Atlantic. It will be windy across the Great Lakes and Northeast. A storm will lead to rain and snow showers in the Rockies and northern Plains. Dry weather will continue in the South. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 80 51 pc 77 50 pc Memphis 76 58 s 80 66 pc Anchorage 49 30 s 51 32 s Miami 86 72 pc 85 73 pc Atlanta 74 49 s 77 56 pc Milwaukee 52 33 pc 46 36 c Austin 84 68 s 86 72 pc Minneapolis 50 32 pc 49 34 c Baltimore 68 43 pc 68 46 pc Nashville 72 47 pc 77 58 pc Birmingham 75 51 s 81 58 pc New Orleans 76 63 s 82 69 pc Boise 62 43 sh 55 31 sh New York 65 44 pc 61 48 pc Boston 60 42 r 61 39 pc Omaha 58 41 c 64 48 c Buffalo 48 29 c 50 34 pc Orlando 82 58 s 86 63 pc Cheyenne 66 40 pc 62 35 sh Philadelphia 65 46 pc 64 50 pc Chicago 56 34 pc 54 42 c Phoenix 94 68 s 91 67 pc Cincinnati 64 46 pc 68 53 c Pittsburgh 58 39 pc 59 46 c Cleveland 52 36 pc 50 41 r Portland, ME 58 34 r 57 30 pc Dallas 86 64 s 89 70 pc Portland, OR 55 38 c 57 37 pc Denver 74 41 pc 74 38 sh Reno 71 48 pc 64 40 sh Des Moines 56 39 c 59 49 c Richmond 70 47 s 74 53 pc Detroit 52 33 pc 55 38 pc Sacramento 73 54 pc 65 45 sh El Paso 89 63 s 88 59 s St. Louis 72 52 pc 74 63 c Fairbanks 46 16 pc 46 21 pc Salt Lake City 65 51 sh 59 39 r Honolulu 85 71 pc 83 72 pc San Diego 67 59 pc 65 57 c Houston 81 65 s 82 70 pc San Francisco 60 54 pc 56 45 sh Indianapolis 62 44 pc 63 56 c Seattle 52 37 pc 54 37 c Kansas City 68 51 pc 72 62 t Spokane 51 30 pc 47 28 pc Las Vegas 89 66 s 87 62 pc Tucson 92 61 s 87 59 s Little Rock 78 55 s 77 63 pc Tulsa 82 59 s 81 67 t Los Angeles 75 58 s 67 54 pc Wash., DC 68 48 pc 67 51 pc National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Yuma, AZ 100° Low: Clayton Lake, ME 7°

WEATHER HISTORY A severe squall line moved through Indiana on April 17, 1963. Hail reached 1.75 inches in diameter, and two tornadoes destroyed 21 buildings in Fort Wayne.

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Pompeo asks Congress to act on Kapaun honor WICHITA — A Kansas congressman is pushing his House colleagues to waive regulations to approve the Medal of Honor for an Army chaplain who died in a prison camp during the Korean War. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Wichita Republican representing the 4th District, asked the House Armed Services Committee this week to approve legislation waiving the rules to award the Medal of Honor to the Rev. Emil Kapaun, a captain who died in May 1951 in a prisoner of war camp. “Chaplain Kapaun repeatedly risked his own life to save hundreds of fellow Americans,” Pompeo told the committee. “His extraordinary courage and leadership inspired thousands of prisoners to survive hellish conditions and resist Chinese indoctrination. His actions reflect great credit upon himself, the 1st Cavalry Division and the United States Army.” Federal law restricts the awarding of the Medal of Honor to two years from the time of the qualifying military action. If Congress approves the legislation waiving the time restriction, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a native of Kansas, could recommend to President Barack Obama that Kapaun receive the medal.

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Poetry reading by Bruce Covey and Lee Ann Roripaugh, 6 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. Gallery Talk by Globally Green Featured Artist Nick Schmiedeler, 7 p.m., 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass. Read Across Lawrence: “To Kill a Mockingbird” film screening, 7-9 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Karaoke Idol! with “Caribbean nights” theme, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Gardens, Villa, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

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Mr. History Kansas City, Mo., band Mr. History headlines a local set at the Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., starting at 9 p.m. The band specializes in slow-building, eventually rapturous songs that leave room for improvisation and experimentation before lead vocalist Anna Cole steers the music onto a more lyrical course. They are joined by Now Now Sleepyhead, a fellow K.C. band with significantly tighter songs that owe a certain amount of influence to ’80s new wave, ska and traditional rock. New Inhabitants is a late addition to the bill, which rounds out an excellent Sunday show. by Harper Lee, noon, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lawrence Masonic blood drive, 3-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Masonic Center, 1305 E. 25th St. Advance Directives: A Necessity in Our Healthcare Journey?, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Read Across Lawrence book discussion of “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, 78p.m., Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living Library, 4851 Harvard Road. It Gets Better Week lecture by Dan Savage, a columnist from “The San Francisco Chronicle” and author of “Savage Love.” He is the creator of the It Gets Better Project, a movement helping to promote awareness about LGBT issues and other disenfranchised groups. 7 p.m. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Bilingual yoga class, intermediate, 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. An evening with Michael Byers on the discovery of Pluto, 7:30 p.m., Kansas Union Ingevalds Spelman, Tuesday Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Baker University Jazz Ensemble playing the Chris Grubb Memorial Scholarship Concert, 7:30 p.m., Harter Union cafeteria at Baker, Baldwin City. Kinetix, Underscore Orkestra, 8 p.m., the Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass.

National Library Week Basket Fundraiser, baskets on display at lawrencepubliclibraryfoundation.org or at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., through April 17. “Still Inspired,” Lawrence Arts Center Preschool Alumni Exhibit, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., April 11- 17. Dave Loewenstein: “THEM,” Invisible Hand Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass., through April 23. Globally Green, a juried exhibition with featured artist Nick Schmiedeler, 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass., through April 23. AARP volunteer income tax assistance for low- to moderate-income senior citizens, 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., through April 18. Hawaiian Kine art exhibit by Jennifer Joie Webster, Do’s Deluxe, 416 E. Ninth St., through April 30. “Higher,” recent drawings by Michael Krueger, Wonder Fair, 803 1/2 Mass., through April 24. “Crossroads” Art at the Blue Dot, artists Robert Lundbom, Edmee Rodriguez, Ryan Hasler and Carol Beth Whalen, Blue Dot Salon, 15 E. Seventh St., through April 28. KU Natural History Museum exhibits: Bug Town, third floor; Explore Evolution, fifth floor; Mosasaur Munchies, self-guided tour; Darwin’s Journey, sixth floor. Museum open until 5 p.m. daily, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Roots and Journeys, through spring 2011; Nature/Natural, through spring 2011, “That Invisible Dance: Art and Literature Under the British Empire from the 1800s to Beyond,” through May 22. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss. Lawrence Public Library storytimes: Toddler storytime, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Library storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; Storytime in Spanish, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays; Books & Babies, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Wednesdays, 707 Vt. Lawrence Public Library bookmobile schedule (open to the public): 9-10 a.m. Monday, Prairie Commons, 5121 Congressional Circle; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.; 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Brandon Woods, 1501 Inverness Drive; 10:3011:30 a.m. Wednesday, Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive; 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Drury Place, 1510 Andrews Drive; 11:15-noon Friday, Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.; 1:302:30 p.m. Friday, Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Road. News of public events that you would like to be considered for the calendar can be submitted by e-mail to datebook@ljworld.com. Many notices for regular meetings of groups and clubs can be found in the Meetings and Gatherings calendar in Saturday’s JournalWorld. Events for that calendar must be submitted by noon Wednesday; the e-mail address is also datebook@ljworld.com. A full listing of upcoming events also is available online at LJWorld.com/events

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RIVER CITY BASEBALL FESTIVAL

City splits in finales

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FREE STATE SHORTSTOP COLIN TOALSON DIVES FOR A BALL during Free State’s game against Rogers (Ark.) High. The Firebirds rallied for a 7-6 victory on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

Slow start dooms LHS to 5-3 setback By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

Lawrence High and Blue Springs (Mo.) sent their senior aces to the mound for Saturday’s game in the River City Baseball Festival at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark. The Wildcats’ Jacob Woods outdueled the Lions’ Alex Laughlin, propelling his team to a 5-3 victory. Woods used his fastball in the first four innings to get ahead in counts, forcing the Lions (5-5) to chase pitches late in at-bats. “The difference in the game was that they had competitive at-bats early,” Lawrence High coach Brad Stoll said. “We didn’t.” In those first four innings, Woods walked three Lions, but struck out four and allowed just two hits. The Wildcats’ lineup provided some run support,

scoring a run in the second and fourth innings. By the time the Lions got the bats going, the deficit was too much. The Wildcats added three in the top of the fifth inning, paced by a two-RBI triple by junior Nick Gullotta. Troy Willoughby’s RBI single gave the Lions their first run in the bottom of the fifth inning. CJ Roush’s two-RBI triple in the bottom of the sixth pulled the Lions within two, but they couldn’t muster a rally in the seventh. Stoll said he was pleased that his team battled back, but disappointed with the Lions’ approach in the first four innings. “From about the fifth inning on, we hooked it up,” Stoll said. “But, unfortunately, baseball’s a seven-inning game.” Roush, who finished 2-for-3 with a double and a triple, said he

Free State bounces back for 7-6 win By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

LAWRENCE HIGH’S TROY WILLOUGHBY REACTS after being thrown out during Lawrence High’s game against Blue Springs, Mo. LHS fell, 5-3, Saturday at Please see LIONS, page 5B Hoglund Ballpark.

On Friday night, a few sloppy plays in the field proved of little consequence in a rout by Free State High’s baseball team. On Saturday, though, a few more defensive miscues were almost the Firebirds’ undoing. FSHS (8-1) rebounded from four errors that led to f ive unearned runs and walked off with a 7-6 victory over Rogers (Ark.) on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark. “It shows the mark of a good team to find a way to win,” FSHS coach Mike Hill said. “I think a better team doesn’t put itself in that situation, and that’s what we’re striving to become.” Down 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh, the Firebirds sure found a way. With one out, speedy left fielder Tim Lewis — who was 3-for-3

on the day — roped a single to center. Next up was Montana Samuels, who stepped to the plate looking to put a few rough at-bats and his 0-for-3 afternoon behind him. Samuels unloaded on an inside fastball, crushing it off the top of the wall in left field — nearly putting it over — to score Lewis from first and tie the game. “What I was most pleased with is that he didn’t take that last plate appearance up there with him and got it done,” Hill said. “He’s a fine hitter.” Two batters later, Anthony Miele slapped one under third baseman Manny Garcia’s glove, allowing pinch-runner Campbell Fritzel to score the game-winning run. “It’s important for us to just Please see FIREBIRDS, page 5B

ROYALS 7, MARINERS 0

Selby’s jump Central-leading K.C. shuts out M’s to pros might help recruiting ————

O’Sullivan, three relievers throw zeros at Seattle; Gordon has three more hits

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College basketball recruiting notes ... Kansas University freshman Josh Selby’s decision to enter the 2011 NBA Draft may have helped the Jayhawks in the Trevor Lacey recruiting sweepstakes, Rivals.com recruiting analyst Jerry Meyer says. Lacey, a high-scoring, deadly shooting 6foot-3, 200-pound combo guard from Huntsville (Ala.) Butler High, has a final list of KU, Alabama, Auburn, Kentucky, UConn and North Carolina State, which is now led by former Alabama coach Mark Gottfried. “The (KU) roster now has a gaping void at the shooting guard position and Lacey would fill that need nicely,” Meyer wrote. “He has a superb basketball IQ , is physically ready and is an outstanding long-distance shooting threat off the catch. “There is no doubt that instant playing time is a major factor in Lacey's decision, but Kansas faces heavy competition for Lacey. Alabama — Lacey’s ‘backyard’ school — is in need of shooters and has available playing time. Kentucky has developed a strong relationship with Lacey, Please see RECRUITING, page 3B

KANSAS CITY , M O . — A handwritten sign hastily taped above the little corner of the Royals clubhouse where Sean O’Sullivan and three of relievers have their locker stalls told the story: “Shut Out Wall.” That’s what MARINERS it said, and that’s what AT ROYALS they did. O’Sullivan, making When: 1:10 p.m. his first start of today the year, combined with Where: Kansas relievers Tim City, Mo. Collins, Jeremy Pitchers: Pineda Jeffress and (1-1) vs. Francis (0Aaron Crow to 0) blank the TV: None slumping Mariners, 7-0, Saturday, continuing a surprising getaway that’s vaulted the Royals into first place in the AL Central. “You’ve got to give credit to

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KANSAS CITY’S SEAN O’SULLIVAN DELIVERS to Seattle. O’Sullivan pitched the Royals to a 7-0 victory Saturday in Kansas City, Mo. the rest of the guys in this locker room and the way they’re playing the game,” O’Sullivan (1-1) said. “It’s fun to show up at the park right now.” Alex Gordon had three hits, raising his league-leading total to

22, and drove in two runs, and Mike Aviles had three RBIs as the Royals beat 2010 Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez and handed the Mariners their 11th loss in 13 games. “The bullpen did a great job,”

Royals manager Ned Yost said. “They shut the door on everything. Collins has three pitches he can use to get big league hitters out. Jeffress can overpower you. And Crow’s been dynamite. It was a great job pitching-wise all the way around.” O’Sullivan threw five shutout innings, allowing five hits and two walks, striking out four. He was helped by shortstop Alcides Escobar’s run-saving defensive play on a hard-hit grounder by Ichiro Suzuki, who was 0-for-5 and had his Kauffman Stadium hitting streak stopped at 16 games. Only two of the f ive runs charged against Hernandez (1-2) were earned. He took his second straight loss after going five innings and giving up six hits. He walked two and struck out six. Seattle manager Eric Wedge kept the clubhouse closed for several minutes while he talked to his slumping team. “I had a few choice words for them,” he said. “I’m not real happy right now. I made it very Please see ROYALS, page 3B


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TODAY • Softball vs. Baylor, noon • Baseball at Missouri, 1 p.m. • Men’s golf at Hawkeye Invitational • Tennis at Oklahoma, noon

Kyle Busch wins a wild one at Talladega T A L L A D E G A , A L A . ( AP ) — Kyle Busch won under a yellow flag in a wild finish Saturday, taking the Nationwide race at Talladega Superspeedway when the last of 10 crashes sent Mike Wallace’s car flipping upside down. Busch captured his fourth win in seven Nationwide races — and 47th of his career — on a day when tandem racing produced a series-

record 56 lead changes, 11 cautions and two red flags to clean up all the debris. Even Busch got caught up in the mayhem. He spun out in the biggest crash of the day, a 21-car melee just 28 laps from the scheduled finish of the Aaron’s 312. Busch drove his battered Toyota onto pit road and figured he was

done for the day. Instead, his crew patched up the damage, yanked off the pieces they couldn’t fix and sent him back onto the track without losing a lap. He hooked with Joey Logano in a powerful duo, somehow finding a narrow gap to get past leader Trevor Bayne and his pusher, Carl Edwards, on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish.

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Gordon earns pole TALLADEGA , A LA . — Jeff Gordon won his 70th career pole to lead a Hendrick Motorsports sweep of the top four spots at Talladega Superspeedway. Jimmie Johnson begins on the outside of the front row after a qualifying effort of 177.844, followed by Mark Martin (177.807) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (177.765).

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By Mike Jones McClatchy Newspapers

NORMAN, OKLA. — Bob Stoops paused at the door to the Switzer Center auditorium/meeting room Tuesday, turning back to members of the media assembled for the twice-weekly interview opportunity during Oklahoma spring training. “I wanted to tell you that the offensive line looks significantly better than a year ago,” the Sooners’ coach unexpectedly offered to those awaiting post-practice player interviews. “They’ve made a big jump. That’s a good tidbit there.” It is. And Stoops did not back off that assessment during a Thursday afternoon conversation in his Switzer Center office. In fact, he took it up a notch when discussing the overall prospects for an improved running game next season. “I’ve been incredibly pleased with our offensive line — tight ends, fullbacks — and what we’ve been doing running the football this spring,” he said. “We’re just much sharper in where we are, what we’re doing, our blocking technique — everything. “It’s really improved us. I’m excited. It’s obvious to me that we’re going to be better running the ball.” From my seat in the box, the lack of a consistently productive running attack that couldn’t get the got-to-have-them yards (see Texas A&M) was the one factor that kept the Sooners from elite status last season. Rabid OU fans view breakaway scatback Roy Finch as The Answer. Personally, I don’t see Finch — who has some durability questions — as an every-down back. He doesn’t have to be. Stoops said Finch and Brennan Clay have been “solid” this spring, but really got enthused over rehabbed Jonathan Miller and in-early freshman Brandon Williams. “He’s really been exciting,” Stoops said of Williams, the five-star recruit. “You talk about a guy that has another gear to turn the corner and who hits the hole hard. He has a chance to be really good.” When all is said and written come August, the Sooners should be firmly entrenched as college football’s consensus No. 1 approaching their Sept. 3 kickoff against Tulsa. Solid returning nuclei on both sides of the ball from a 12-2 Fiesta Bowl-championship team add credence to that line of thought — as do a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback (Landry Jones), an All-American receiver (Ryan Broyles), the leader in tackles and verbosity (LB Travis Lewis) and the advancement in proficiency of the best freshman class in recent memory, soon to be sophomores. But Stoops and others quickly note there’s more to be done. “We’re optimistic,” Stoops said. “But there’s a lot of work to be done. What kind of summer you have usually dictates what kind of team you have.” Still, there appears to be less concern about some key issues now than when spring training began. That includes those about a defense that lost maybe the best defensive end of the Stoops era (Jeremy Beal), safeties Quinton Carter and Jonathan Nelson and (for the time being) cornerback Jamell Fleming. Not to worry, the loquacious Lewis shrugged. “This is Oklahoma,” he said. “Our coaches do a great job of recruiting. We restock with athletes and keep it rolling.”

SPORTS ON TV TODAY MLB Toronto v. Boston Chc. Cubs v. Colorado Texas v. N.Y. Yankees

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TERRY SABAN, CENTER, THE WIFE OF ALABAMA FOOTBALL COACH NICK SABAN, RIGHT, PULLS the cover off the newly completed statue of her husband, honoring the 2009 National Championship season. Alabama athletics director Mal Moore, left, looks on during the ceremony Saturday at the University of Alabama.

Judge released from scholarship at K-State MANHATTAN — Forward Wally Judge will be allowed to transfer after he was released from his scholarship at Kansas State. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that Kansas State assistant sports information director Tom Gilbert confirmed Judge’s release Friday. Judge is a 6-foot-9 former McDonald’s AllAmerican from Washington, D.C. He left the team midway through his sophomore season but continued to attend classes at Kansas State this spring. Judge was in and out of the Wildcats’ lineup this past season. Frank Martin said he wasn’t surprised when he announced in January that Judge had quit the team. Martin said Judge was unhappy.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL McAdoo stars in Jordan Classic CHARLOTTE, N.C. — James McAdoo can’t wait to move on from high school, North Carolina fans may be just as eager for his jump to the next level after his performance in Saturday night’s Jordan Brand Classic. McAdoo had 26 points and 14 rebounds and hit the clinching free throws with 1.6 seconds left to the lead the East squad to a 113-109 victory over the West on Saturday night in his final basketball act before joining North Carolina’s deep front line in the fall.

SOCCER Kansas City shut out COLUMBUS, OHIO — Robbie Rogers scored his second goal of the season in the 53rd minute, and the Columbus Crew set a team record with their fourth straight shutout, beating Sporting Kansas City, 1-0, on Saturday. Rogers took a flick from Dilly Duka and beat goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen to the near post. Kansas City (1-2-1) went down a man in the 72nd minute when defender Julio Cesar received his second yellow card of the match after a handball call while challenging Crew forward Tommy Heinemann.

GOLF Rookie Steele takes one-shot lead SAN ANTONIO — PGA Tour rookie Brendan Steele birdied Nos. 17 and 18 for a 4-under 68 on Saturday, grabbing sole possession of the Texas Open lead after beginning the day tied with a whopping six other players for the top spot. The 28-year-old Californian put his third shot within 15 feet on the par-5 18th, then sunk the putt for his sixth birdie — offsetting a pair of bogeys.

BASEBALL Nationals prospect dies

NIGUA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — The death of Washington Nationals prospect Yewri Guillen from bacterial meningitis prompted the team WALTHAM, MASS. — Shaquille O’Neal will to take precautions to protect other players at miss the Boston Celtics’ playoff opener against its Dominican training academy. the New York Knicks tonight due to a right calf Guillen died Thursday, after first showing injury. General manager Danny Ainge made the symptoms of the disease Monday, according announcement during practice Saturday and to Dr. Wiemi Douoguih, the Nationals’ medical said, “We don’t know when he’ll be ready.” director.

LATEST LINE LA Angels.......................Even-6 ..........CHI WHITE SOX KANSAS CITY .................51⁄2-61⁄2..........................Seattle OAKLAND............................7-8..............................Detroit NY YANKEES ..................71⁄2-81⁄2.............................Texas NBA Favorite ...........................Points ....................Underdog NBA Playoffs Best of Seven Series Conference Quarterfinals Game One SAN ANTONIO................6 (194)......................Memphis LA LAKERS.....................10 (183)..............New Orleans BOSTON ...........................6 (198) .....................New York OKLAHOMA CITY ........51⁄2 (200) .......................Denver NHL Favorite............................Goals .....................Underdog

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Net TNT ABC TNT TNT

Cable 45, 245 9, 12, 209 45, 245 45, 245

NHL Time Wash. v. N.Y. Rangers 2 p.m. Vancouver v. Chicago 7 p.m.

Net NBC VS.

Cable 8, 14, 208 38, 238

Golf Outback Pro-Am Texas Open Texas Open Fresh Express Classic

Net NBC Golf NBC Golf

Cable 8, 14, 208 156, 289 8, 14, 208 156, 289

Time Noon Noon 2 p.m. 6 p.m.

College Baseball Time Vanderbilt v. S. CarolinaNoon

Net ESPN2

Cable 34, 234

Auto Racing Sprint Cup Indy Lights IndyCar Series

Time 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 2:30 p..

Net FOX VS. VS.

Cable 4, 204 38, 238 38, 238

Tennis Masters Series

Time 7 a.m.

Net Tennis

Cable 157

Italian Soccer Time Fiorentina v. Juventus 8 a.m. Napoli v. Udinese 1:30 p.m.

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Cable 149 149

Premier Soccer Arsenal v. Liverpool

Time 10 a.m.

Net FSC

Cable 149

Bowling PBA playoffs

Time Noon

Net ESPN

Cable 33, 233

College Lacrosse UNC v. Lehigh

Time 11 a.m.

Net CBSSN

Cable 143, 243

College Softball Time S.Carolina v. Arkansas 2 p.m. Oklahoma v. Missouri 3 p.m.

Net ESPNU ESPN

Cable 35, 235 33, 233

Women’s Soccer Time Boston v. W. New York 5 p.m.

Net FSC

Cable 149

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MLB Favorite ............................Odds ......................Underdog National League CINCINNATI........................8-9 ......................Pittsburgh Milwaukee (1) ................61⁄2-71⁄2 ..............WASHINGTON WASHINGTON..............(2) Even-6 ...............Milwaukee PHILADELPHIA ..............81⁄2-91⁄2..........................Florida ATLANTA.............................8-9...........................NY Mets HOUSTON........................Even-6....................San Diego COLORADO .........................6-7 ................Chicago Cubs San Francisco ...............Even-6 ......................ARIZONA St. Louis..........................51⁄2-61⁄2...............LA DODGERS American League BOSTON ..........................91⁄2-101⁄2........................Toronto CLEVELAND........................6-7........................Baltimore TAMPA BAY.........................6-7.......................Minnesota

Time 12:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Best of Seven Series Conference Quarterfinals Washington leads series 2-0 NY RANGERS.................Even-1⁄2................Washington Series is tied at 1-1 NASHVILLE ....................Even-1⁄2......................Anaheim Vancouver leads series 2-0 CHICAGO.........................Even-1⁄2 ..................Vancouver Monday, April 18th Series is tied at 1-1 1 TAMPA BA...................... Even- ⁄2..................Pittsburgh Detroit leads series 2-0 Detroit ............................Even-1⁄2 ......................PHOENIX Home Team in CAPS (c) 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

MLB Philly v. Milwaukee K.C. v. Cleveland

Time 6 p.m. 7 p.m.

Net ESPN FSKC

Cable 33, 233 36, 236

NHL Buffalo v. Philadelphia T. Bay v. Pittsburgh Phoenix v. Detroit

Time 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

Net VS. VS. VS.

Cable 38, 238 38, 238 38, 238

NBA Miami v. Philadelphia Chicago v. Indiana

Time 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Net TNT TNT

Cable 45, 245 45, 245

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Tigers win, 3-2, on RBI single in bottom of ninth J-W Staff Reports

COLUMBIA , M O. — Missouri right fielder Blake Brown’s RBI single to right field in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Tigers to a 3-2 victory over Kansas University on Saturday afternoon to even the teams’ Big 12 baseball series at Taylor Stadium. The outcome snapped a three-game winning streak for KU (17-18 overall, 7-7 Big 12). MU ended a nine-game losing streak and six-game skid against Kansas in improving to 14-21 and 2-8. With the score tied at 2, Brandon Champagne led off the ninth with a single to right and moved to second on a sacrifice. That set up Brown’s heroics. The junior lined a 20 pitch into right field in front of Casey Lytle to score Champagne with the winning run. It was the first loss of the season for KU closer Colton Murray and marked the third time in the last three visits to Columbia that the Jayhawks have lost in walk-off fashion. On the strength of a Zac Elgie’s RBI double in the first and an RBI groundout in the third, Kansas built a 2-0 lead after three innings. KU starting pitcher Tanner Poppe was effectively wild through four, allowing just one hit. However, the Tigers broke out in the fifth. After Poppe retired the leadoff man, Champagne collected a oneout single, and Eric Garcia doubled to right field. Poppe retired Brown on a groundout to third, but a wild pitch and an RBI single by Jonah Schmidt tied the score at 2. The sophomore righty departed after allowing two runs on four hits with five walks and three strikeouts 2 over 4 ⁄ 3 innings. It was Poppe’s shortest start of the season. The Jayhawks will look to win their first three-game series in Columbia since 1983 when the teams meet for the rubber game of the threegame set at 1 p.m. today.

BOX SCORE KANSAS Brandon Macias ss Jason Brunanskky cf Jimmy Waters lf Zac Elgie 1b Jake Marasco 3b Casey Lytle rf James Stanfield c Chris Manship dh Kaiana Eldredge 2b Totals

ab 5 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 34

r 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

h 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 7

bi 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2

MISSOURI ab r h bi Brannon Champagne cf 5 2 3 0 Eric Garcia 2b 1 0 1 0 Blake Brown rf 2 1 1 1 Jonah Schmidt dh 4 0 1 1 Conner Mach 3b 2 0 0 0 Scott Sommerfeld 1b 2 0 0 0 Ben Turner c 4 0 0 0 Jesse Santo ss 2 0 0 0 Ryan Gebhart lf 3 0 0 0 Dane Opel lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 26 3 6 2 Kansas 101 000 000 — 2 Missouri 000 020 001 — 3 E—Garcia, Stites. LOB—Kansas 9, Missouri 11. 2B—Brunansky, Elgie, Stanfield, Eldredge, Garcia. SB—Lytle. CS—Marasco, Brown, Santo. SH—Garcia, Anderson. IP H R ER BB SO KANSAS 2 4 2 2 5 3 Tanner Poppe 4 ⁄3 Wally Marciel 2 0 0 0 3 0 Scott Heitshusen 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 Colton Murray L, 0-1 ⁄3 MISSOURI 1 6 2 1 2 7 Matt Stites 6 ⁄3 2 Phil McCormick W,4-22 ⁄3 1 0 0 1 2 WP—Poppe 2, Marciel, Murray, Stites. PB— Stanfield. HBP—by Stitles (Lytle), by Poppe (Mach), by Heitshusen (Mach). T—2:48. A—N/A.

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clear as to how we’re going to go about our business.” The Mariners stranded 11 runners and were 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position. “We just didn’t play good baseball at all today. That’s what (angers) me off more than anything,” Wedge said. Gordon extended his hitting streak to 10 games, longest active in this majors this year, with a leadoff single in the fourth and eventually scored on Melky Cabrera’s sacrifice fly. In the fifth, third baseman

X Sunday, April 17, 2011

Kansas softball falls ————

Big inning lifts Bears to 9-3 victory By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

One out away from escaping Saturday’s second inning against No. 15 Baylor having surrendered just one run, Kansas University’s softball team quickly found itself in one heck of a hole after an error led to a big inning for the Bears. Instead of taking a one-run lead into the bottom of the second, the Bears led by six, a number that wound up being the difference during BU’s 9-3 victory at Arrocha Ballpark. “The last couple games we’ve struggled with bouncing back,” KU coach Megan Smith said after her team fell to 28-16 overall and 1-12 in Big 12 play. “If something bad happens or a call doesn’t go our way, instead of bearing down and really focusing on getting the next kid, we let it snowball a little bit.” That was definitely the case Saturday. Starting pitcher Alex Jones, one of the Jayhawks’ top hurlers a season ago, made her second start in three games — a win in KU’s 9-5 victory against Texas Tech last Wednesday was the other — and looked poised to deliver another solid showing. But an error on shortstop Ashley Newman allowed Baylor to touch Jones for six runs on f ive hits — only one was earned — and that sent the sophomore packing after 1 2⁄3 innings. The tone-setting second inning was disastrous for the Jayhawks and huge for Baylor. “That was important,” BU coach Glenn Moore said. “It gave us an opportunity to relax and put some pressure on them.” Though the Jayhawks showed some fight in the late innings, it wasn’t until the f ifth that they seemed to recover from the early blow. With BU’s lead up to 7-0, KU received a lift from soph-

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and if Brandon Knight leaves school, Lacey could very well end up in Lexington,” Meyer added. The No. 34-rated Lacey, who averaged 31.4 points a game last season, was scheduled to be on Alabama’s campus this weekend. He has said he would like to fit in a recruiting trip to KU in coming weeks, before the May 18 end of the spring recruiting period. “It (visit to KU) is definitely going to happen before I make my decision. I’ve seen the reports that I’m favoring a couple of schools, but that isn’t true,” Lacey told Rivals.com before the Alabama visit. “My interest in Kansas is serious. Coach (Bill) Self is a great coach, Kansas is a winning program and they’ve got playing time available for me. A few guys are graduating and the Morris twins are leaving early, so I could step in and play right away. Kansas is a great program and something I’m seriously considering.” Lacey and Ronald Steele are the only two players in Alabama prep history to win two Mr. Basketball awards from the Alabama Sports Writers Association. Lacey is

Chone Figgins was charged with an error when Escobar’s sharply hit grounder skipped over his glove. With two outs, Chris Getz singled and Gordon delivered a two-run double over the head of center fielder Ryan Langerhans. Billy Butler followed with an RBI single for a 5-0 lead. Gordon added a single in the eighth and came around on Aviles’ two-run double off Brandon League. Collins threw a shutout inning, Jeffress threw two scoreless innings and Aaron Crow worked a 1-2-3 ninth. “The bullpen’s been phenomenal,” said O’Sullivan. “It’s been a come-in-and-lockthe-door deal. They’ve been great.”

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BRIEFLY KU sophomores win track titles

Kansas men’s golf in fourth place

NORMAN, OKLA. — Kansas University sophomores Kyle Clemons and Francine Simpson each claimed titles at the 2011 John Jacobs Collegiate Invitational on Saturday. Clemons won the 400 meters in 46.87, while Simpson captured the long-jump title with a leap of 6.36 meters.

IOWA CITY, IOWA — Kansas University’s men's golf team finished the first round of the Hawkeye Invitational in fourth place with a score of 308. Due to wet and snowy conditions in the Iowa City area, the tournament has been cut from three rounds to two. The second round will take place today.

● Results on page 7B

● Results on page 7B

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KANSAS CENTER FIELDER JULIE JENKINS is unable to make the catch on a hit by Baylor. KU fell to the Bears, 9-3, Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.

BOX SCORE KANSAS ab Maggie Hull, lf 4 Alex Jones, p 4 Brittany Hile, c 3 Liz Kocon, dp 3 Mariah Montgomery, 2b 3 Laura Vickers, 1b 3 Rosie Hull, rf 1 Kelsey Alsdorf, pr 3 Kendra Cullum, 3b 2 Ashley Newman, ss 2 Julie Jenkins, cf 0 Allie Clark, p 1 Totals 29 BAYLOR Shelton, cf Walker, rf Turk, 3b Leal, ss Canion, p Holl, 1b Freeland, 2b Hosack, c Kettler, ph Wilson, lf Totals Baylor Kansas

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E— Cullum (1); Newman (17). DP — BU 1. LOB — BU 7, KU 10; 2B — Hosack. HR — Leal; Hull, M. (7). HBP — Turk; Hile; Kocon. SB — Turk; Robertson; Freeland. IP H R ER BB SO BAYLOR Canion W, 18-5 4 2 4 4 2 2 Paul 3 7 3 3 1 5 KANSAS Alex Jones L,5-1 12⁄3 5 6 1 0 1 Allie Clark 51⁄3 7 3 3 1 2 T— 2:08. A— 510.

omore outf ielder Maggie Hull, who ripped a two-run home run to right field to cut the Bears’ lead to 7-2. The homer was Hull’s seventh of the season; not bad for

a player who was used primarily as a slap-hitter last year. In the offseason, however, Smith decided to allow the former Free State High standout to swing away, and Hull has been ripping the cover off of the ball ever since. During the fall, she was among the team’s leaders in most power categories. This spring, she leads the team in RBIs (43), is second in batting average (.351) and fourth in home runs. “She’s stepped up and been phenomenal at the plate hitting,” Smith said of Hull. “She also has become an unbelievable outfielder. The strides she’s made in the outfield are huge. We’re really proud of her. She continues to get up there and attack.” Hull said her success could be attributed to one thing — having fun. “The bottom line is I’m gonna do whatever the coaches ask me to do,” she said. “The fact that they’re putting me in that position, where I can score some runs, that’s natural for me, and I love doing it. But at the end of the day it’s all about my team.” The Jayhawks and Bears will conclude the series at noon today.

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the only player to compete on three state title teams. Butler coach Jack Doss told The Birmingham News he’s not expecting a Lacey decision anytime soon. It’s been speculated that Lacey may want to wait until after the April 24 deadline for college underclassmen to enter the NBA Draft. “We don’t talk much about recruiting,” Doss told the News. “I coached his dad and taught his mom. He’s got plenty of people who can help him.” The Birmingham paper indicated Alabama and Kentucky are believed Lacey’s favorites. The News indicated that Alabama A&M, which is looking for a new coach, might become a contender if coach Doss is hired at that school. ●

Daniels visits Duke: No. 9rated DeAndre Daniels, a 6-8 senior from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., was slated to be on Duke’s campus this weekend. He’s also considering KU, Kentucky, Texas and Oregon. “It’s still wide-open. He has no favorite,” IMG director of basketball Andy Borman told the Lexington Herald-Leader. Borman said he expected Daniels to make a college choice sometime after the visit to Duke. “How soon after that, I don't know," he told the Herald-Leader.

BOX SCORE Seattle Kansas City ab r h bi ab r h bi ISuzuki rf 5 0 0 0 Dyson cf 3 0 0 0 Figgins 3b 5 0 0 0 Getz 2b 4 1 1 0 Lngrhn cf 3 0 0 0 Gordon lf 4 3 3 2 Cust dh 4 0 2 0 Butler dh 3 0 1 1 Smoak 1b 2 0 1 0 Kaaihu 1b 3 1 0 0 LRdrgz 2b 3 0 2 0 MeCarr rf 3 1 1 1 MSndrs lf 4 0 0 0 Aviles 3b 4 0 2 3 CGmnz c 4 0 0 0 Treanr c 4 0 0 0 Ryan ss 3 0 2 0 AEscor ss 3 1 0 0 Totals 33 0 7 0 Totals 31 7 8 7 Seattle 000 000 000 — 0 Kansas City 010 130 02x — 7 E—Figgins (1), League (2). LOB—Seattle 11, Kansas City 4. 2B—L.Rodriguez (3), Ryan (3), Gordon (8), Me.Cabrera (3), Aviles (5). SB— Dyson (4). CS—L.Rodriguez (1). SF— Me.Cabrera. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle F.Hernandez L,1-2 5 6 5 2 2 6 Laffey 1 0 0 0 0 1 Lueke 1 0 0 0 0 0 League 1 2 2 2 1 0 Kansas City O’Sullivan W,1-1 5 5 0 0 2 4 Collins 1 1 0 0 1 3 Jeffress 2 1 0 0 2 2 Crow 1 0 0 0 0 1 WP—League. Umpires—Home, Ted Barrett; First, Brian Runge; Second, Marvin Hudson; Third, Tim McClelland. T—2:46. A—22,364 (37,903).

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LEAGUE STANDINGS

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division New York Toronto Baltimore Tampa Bay Boston

W 8 7 6 6 3

L 5 7 7 8 10

Pct .615 .500 .462 .429 .231

GB — 11⁄2 2 21⁄2 5

WCGB — 3 31⁄2 4 61⁄2

L10 6-4 4-6 3-7 6-4 3-7

Str W-1 L-1 L-6 W-5 W-1

W 10 10 7 7 4

L 4 4 7 8 10

Pct .714 .714 .500 .467 .286

GB — — 3 31⁄2 6

WCGB — — 3 31⁄2 6

L10 8-2 7-3 5-5 5-5 3-7

Str W-2 W-4 L-3 L-1 L-4

Central Division Cleveland Kansas City Chicago Detroit Minnesota

Home 7-3 4-2 3-3 3-5 3-4

Away 1-2 3-5 3-4 3-3 0-6

3-3 2-3

4-5 2-7

W 10 9 7 4

L 4 5 8 11

Pct .714 .643 .467 .267

GB — 1 31⁄2 1 6 ⁄2

WCGB — 1 31⁄2 61⁄2

L10 6-4 8-2 6-4 2-8

Str L-1 W-4 W-1 L-4

Home 6-0 4-2 2-4 2-4

Away 4-4 5-3 5-4 2-7

W 9 8 7 6 4

L 4 5 8 7 11

Pct .692 .615 .467 .462 .267

GB — 1 3 3 6

WCGB — — 2 2 5

L10 6-4 7-3 4-6 5-5 1-9

Str L-1 W-3 W-2 W-1 L-7

Home 5-2 3-3 4-4 3-4 1-6

Away 4-2 5-2 3-4 3-3 3-5

W 9 7 8 7 6 5

L 5 6 7 7 8 10

Pct .643 .538 .533 .500 .429 .333

GB — 11⁄2 11⁄2 2 3 41⁄2

WCGB — 1 1 11⁄2 21⁄2 4

L10 5-5 7-3 6-4 5-5 3-7 5-5

Str W-1 L-1 W-4 W-1 L-1 W-1

Home 6-2 5-2 2-4 3-3 1-5 4-5

Away 3-3 2-4 6-3 4-4 5-3 1-5

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Philadelphia Florida Atlanta Washington New York

Central Division Cincinnati Milwaukee St. Louis Chicago Pittsburgh Houston

West Division W 11 8 6 6 5

Colorado San Francisco San Diego Los Angeles Arizona

L 3 6 8 9 8

Pct .786 .571 .429 .400 .385

GB — 3 5 51⁄2 51⁄2

WCGB — 1 ⁄2 21⁄2 3 3

L10 8-2 7-3 3-7 3-7 4-6

Str L-1 W-4 L-1 L-5 L-3

Red Sox, Yankees find success Texas

The Associated Press

Red Sox 4, Blue Jays 1 BOSTON — Josh Beckett had his second straight strong start, holding Toronto to one run over seven innings, and Jed Lowrie provided a spark at Home Away the top of Boston’s lineup with a two-run homer to lift 6-2 4-2 the struggling Red Sox to a 7-2 3-2 victory over the Blue Jays on 4-5 3-2 Saturday.

West Division Texas Los Angeles Oakland Seattle

Home 4-2 4-2 3-5 3-4 3-5

Away 7-1 4-4 3-3 3-5 2-3

Toronto

ab r h bi Lowrie ss 5 2 3 2 Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 0 AdGnzl 1b 3 0 1 1 Youkils 3b 4 0 1 1 Ortiz dh 1 0 0 0 Camrn rf-lf 4 0 2 0 Varitek c 3 0 0 0 DMcDn lf 3 0 1 0 J.Drew ph-rf1 0 0 0 Ellsury cf 1 1 0 0 Totals 31 1 5 1 Totals 29 4 9 4 Toronto 010 000 000 — 1 Boston 220 000 00x — 4 DP—Toronto 3. LOB—Toronto 5, Boston 11. 2B—A.Hill (3), Youkilis (4). HR—Lowrie (1). SB— A.Hill (5), Snider 2 (5), Ellsbury (3). CS— Jo.McDonald (2), Lowrie (1). S—Varitek. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto Jo-.Reyes L,0-2 3 7 4 4 5 3 Villanueva 3 0 0 0 2 2 Dotel 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 L.Perez 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 2 Boston Beckett W,2-1 7 3 1 1 2 9 Bard H,2 1 1 0 0 0 1 Papelbon S,2-2 1 1 0 0 0 1 Jo-.Reyes pitched to 2 batters in the 4th. HBP—by Jo-.Reyes (Ellsbury). WP—Jo-.Reyes. T—3:12. A—37,310 (37,065). YEscor ss CPttrsn cf Bautist rf Lind 1b A.Hill 2b Snider lf J.Nix dh JMolin c JMcDnl 3b

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Boston

New York ab r h bi Jeter ss 3 1 0 0 Swisher rf 4 1 2 0 Teixeir 1b 3 2 2 3 AlRdrg 3b 2 0 0 0 Chavez 3b 1 0 0 0 Cano 2b 4 1 1 2 AnJons lf 3 0 2 0 Gardnr lf 1 0 0 0 Posada dh 3 0 0 0 Grndrs cf 3 0 1 0 GMolin c 3 0 0 0 Totals 33 2 7 2 Totals 30 5 8 5 Texas 000 000 020 — 2 New York 201 000 02x — 5 E—Mi.Young (1). DP—Texas 1, New York 1. LOB—Texas 6, New York 4. 2B—Torrealba (3), Moreland (5), Swisher (2). HR—Teixeira (5), Cano (3). CS—Gardner (2). SF—Teixeira. IP H R ER BB SO Texas Holland L,2-1 7 2-3 8 5 5 2 5 Oliver 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 New York F.Garcia W,1-0 6 2 0 0 1 1 Chamberlain H,3 1 1 0 0 0 2 R.Soriano H,5 1 3 2 2 1 0 M.Rivera S,6-6 1 1 0 0 0 1 WP—Holland. T—2:39. A—41,876 (50,291).

Kinsler 2b Andrus ss MiYong 1b ABeltre 3b N.Cruz rf DvMrp lf Torreal c Morlnd dh Borbon cf

NATIONAL LEAGUE Milwaukee at Washington, ppd., rain Cincinnati 11, Pittsburgh 2 Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 2, 1st game Houston 5, San Diego 3 Florida at Philadelphia, ppd., rain Atlanta 4, Mets 0, 2nd game Chicago Cubs 8, Colorado 3 San Francisco 5, Arizona 3 St. Louis 9, L.A. Dodgers 2

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES Baltimore (Bergesen 0-1) at Cleveland (Carmona 0-2), 12:05 p.m. Toronto (Litsch 1-0) at Boston (Lester 0-1), 12:35 p.m. Minnesota (Duensing 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-1), 12:40 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 3-0) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 1-0), 1:10 p.m. Seattle (Pineda 1-1) at Kansas City (Francis 0-0), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Penny 0-1) at Oakland (Cahill 1-0), 3:05 p.m. Texas (Ogando 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 0-1), 7:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Toronto at Boston, 10:05 a.m. Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay, 5:40 p.m. Minnesota at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Pittsburgh (Karstens 1-0) at Cincinnati (Volquez 2-0), 12:10 p.m. Florida (Ani.Sanchez 0-1) at Philadelphia (Hamels 1-1), 12:35 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 1-0) at Washington (Marquis 0-0), 12:35 p.m., 1st game N.Y. Mets (Gee 0-0) at Atlanta (Hanson 1-2), 12:35 p.m. San Diego (Richard 1-0) at Houston (Myers 1-0), 1:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Dempster 1-2) at Colorado (A.Johnson 0-0), 2:10 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 0-2) at Arizona (Enright 0-1), 3:10 p.m. St. Louis (Carpenter 0-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 1-1), 3:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 1-0) at Washington (L.Hernandez 1-1), 4:05 p.m., 2nd game MONDAY’S GAMES Milwaukee at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. San Diego at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Atlanta at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. AlRodriguez NYY 12 39 12 15 .385 YEscobar Tor 12 40 9 15 .375 Gordon KC 13 59 14 22 .373 Butler KC 14 51 10 19 .373 MIzturis LAA 12 56 5 20 .357 Callaspo LAA 13 48 7 17 .354 Fuld TB 12 44 7 15 .341 Pedroia Bos 13 50 9 17 .340 Span Min 14 59 6 20 .339 MiYoung Tex 14 56 6 19 .339 RUNS — Gordon, Kansas City, 14; MiCabrera, Detroit, 12; AlRodriguez, New York, 12; Beckham, Chicago, 11; Boesch, Detroit, 11; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 11; Teixeira, New York, 11. RBI — ACabrera, Cleveland, 14; Teixeira, New York, 14; Konerko, Chicago, 13. HITS — Gordon, Kansas City, 22; MIzturis, Los Angeles, 20; Span, Minnesota, 20; Butler, Kansas City, 19; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 19; Pierre, Chicago, 19; MiYoung, Texas, 19. DOUBLES — Gordon, Kansas City, 8; Quentin, Chicago, 7; Barton, Oakland, 6; Cano, New York, 6; MiYoung, Texas, 6. HOME RUNS — MiCabrera, Detroit, 5; NCruz, Texas, 5; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 5; Posada, New York, 5; Teixeira, New York, 5. STOLEN BASES — Fuld, Tampa Bay, 7; Crisp, Oakland, 6; AHill, Toronto, 5; Snider, Toronto, 5; Dyson, Kansas City, 4; DavMurphy, Texas, 4; Pierre, Chicago, 4; ISuzuki, Seattle, 4; JWilson, Seattle, 4. STRIKEOUTS — Weaver, Los Angeles, 31; Verlander, Detroit, 27; EJackson, Chicago, 24; Beckett, Boston, 23; FHernandez, Seattle, 23; Haren, Los Angeles, 21. SAVES — MRivera, New York, 6; Feliz, Texas, 5; Fuentes, Oakland, 5; CPerez, Cleveland, 4; Soria, Kansas City, 4.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. Votto Cin 14 51 15 23 .451 Kemp LAD 14 49 11 22 .449 Montero Ari 12 41 9 17 .415 SCastro ChC 14 63 12 25 .397 Rasmus StL 14 58 14 23 .397 Freese StL 13 43 8 16 .372 Tulowitzki Col 14 52 12 19 .365 Carroll LAD 14 47 5 17 .362 Ethier LAD 14 53 4 19 .358 ArRamirez ChC 14 53 5 19 .358 RUNS — Votto, Cincinnati, 15; Berkman, St. Louis, 14; Rasmus, St. Louis, 14; Bourn, Houston, 13; Phillips, Cincinnati, 13; 6 tied at 12. RBI — Fielder, Milwaukee, 15; Howard, Philadelphia, 14; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 14; Berkman, St. Louis, 13; Gomes, Cincinnati, 13; CJones, Atlanta, 12; ASoriano, Chicago, 12. HITS — SCastro, Chicago, 25; Rasmus, St. Louis, 23; Votto, Cincinnati, 23. DOUBLES — Coghlan, Florida, 7; Bourn, Houston, 6; Byrd, Chicago, 6; Montero, Arizona, 6; Pence, Houston, 6; Prado, Atlanta, 6; SSmith, Colorado, 6. TRIPLES — SCastro, Chicago, 2; CaLee, Houston, 2; Morgan, Milwaukee, 2; Rasmus, St. Louis, 2; JosReyes, New York, 2; 26 tied at 1. HOME RUNS — Tulowitzki, Colorado, 7; Berkman, St. Louis, 6. STOLEN BASES — Kemp, Los Angeles, 8; Bloomquist, Arizona, 7; Bourn, Houston, 7; Tabata, Pittsburgh, 7; OHudson, San Diego, 6; Desmond, Washington, 5; JosReyes, New York, 5. PITCHING — Harang, San Diego, 3-0; Chacin, Colorado, 3-0; 25 tied at 2. STRIKEOUTS — ClLee, Philadelphia, 26; Garza, Chicago, 25; JSanchez, San Francisco, 24; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 24. SAVES — Street, Colorado, 6; LNunez, Florida, 5; Broxton, Los Angeles, 5.

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Indians 8, Orioles 3 CLEVELAND — Josh Tomlin delivered yet another quality start for Cleveland, Orlando Cabrera drove in four runs, and the first-place Indians won their sixth straight at home over Baltimore, who have lost six in a row. Baltimore Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi BRorts 2b 5 0 1 1 Brantly cf 5 0 0 0 Markks rf 5 0 0 0 ACarer ss 5 0 1 0 D.Lee 1b 5 0 1 0 Choo rf 4 1 1 1 Guerrr dh 4 0 1 0 CSantn c 3 1 0 0 Scott lf 4 1 1 1 Hafner dh 4 2 3 0 AdJons cf 4 0 1 0 OCarer 2b 4 3 2 4 MrRynl 3b 3 0 1 0 T.Buck lf 4 1 3 1 Fox c 4 2 2 1 LaPort 1b 4 0 2 2 Andino ss 3 0 2 0 Hannhn 3b 4 0 1 0 Totals 37 3 10 3 Totals 37 8 13 8 Baltimore 001 010 100 — 3 Cleveland 024 000 20x — 8 E—D.Lee (1), Tomlin (2). DP—Baltimore 1, Cleveland 1. LOB—Baltimore 9, Cleveland 6. 2B—Hafner (2), T.Buck (3), LaPorta (2). 3B—Fox (1). HR—Scott (1), Fox (1), Choo (2), O.Cabrera (2). IP H R ER BB SO Baltimore Guthrie L,1-2 5 10 6 6 1 2 Jakubauskas 1 1 0 0 0 1 M.Gonzalez 1 2 2 2 0 1 Berken 1 0 0 0 0 0 Cleveland Tomlin W,3-0 6 6 2 2 0 4 Pestano 1 2 1 1 1 1 Sipp 1 1 0 0 1 0 Durbin 1 1 0 0 0 1 PB—Fox 2. T—2:36. A—10,714 (43,441).

Yankees 5, Rangers 2 NEW YORK — Freddy Garcia allowed two hits over six innings in his first start of the season, Mark Teixeira drove in three runs, and New York held off Texas on a bone-chilling day in the Bronx. The Yankees’ fifth starter, Garcia was scheduled to make his debut last week against the Minnesota Twins. When rain postponed the game, he was pushed back more than a week — though the weather wasn’t a whole lot better this Angels 7, White Sox 2 CHICAGO — Tyler Chatwood time.

SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8, Baltimore 3 N.Y. Yankees 5, Texas 2 Kansas City 7, Seattle 0 Boston 4, Toronto 1 L.A. Angels 7, Chc. White Sox 2 Tampa Bay 4, Minnesota 3 Oakland 6, Detroit 2

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pitched seven impressive innings for his first majorleague win, and Hank Conger hit a three-run homer to lead Los Angeles. After the start was delayed more than two hours by rain, Chatwood (1-1) allowed just one run and five hits. The lone blemish was Carlos Quentin’s fifthinning homer, his third of the season and 100th of his career.

Minnesota 011 010 000 — 3 Tampa Bay 001 000 012 — 4 Two outs when winning run scored. DP—Tampa Bay 1. LOB—Minnesota 7, Tampa Bay 8. 2B—Joyce (5). 3B—Span (1). HR—Kubel (1), Zobrist (2). SB—Span (1), D.Young (1), Kubel (1), B.Upton (2). SF—Fuld. IP H R ER BB SO Minnesota S.Baker 7 4 1 1 1 6 Capps H,2 1 2 1 1 0 1 Nathan L,0-1 BS,2-5 1-3 1 2 2 2 0 Mijares 1-3 1 0 0 1 1 Tampa Bay Niemann 7 8 3 3 1 6 A.Russell 1 0 0 0 1 1 J.Cruz W,1-0 1 0 0 0 1 1 WP—Niemann. T—3:10. A—16,428 (34,078).

Los Angeles Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi MIzturs dh 5 1 3 0 Pierre lf 3 0 2 0 HKndrc 2b 5 1 2 3 Bckhm 2b 4 0 0 0 Abreu lf 4 0 0 0 A.Dunn dh 4 0 0 0 Bourjos cf 1 0 0 0 Konerk 1b 4 1 1 1 TrHntr rf 4 0 0 0 Quentin rf 4 1 1 1 V.Wells cf-lf 4 1 2 0 Rios cf 2 0 1 0 Callasp 3b 3 1 1 0 Przyns c 3 0 0 0 Trumo 1b 3 1 0 0 AlRmrz ss 3 0 1 0 Conger c 4 1 2 3 Morel 3b 3 0 1 0 BrWod ss 4 1 1 0 Totals 37 7 11 6 Totals 30 2 7 2 Los Angeles 012 003 100 — 7 Chicago 000 010 001 — 2 E—Al.Ramirez (4). DP—Los Angeles 3. LOB— Los Angeles 5, Chicago 3. 2B—M.Izturis (5), V.Wells (2), Conger (1), Br.Wood (1). HR— H.Kendrick (5), Conger (2), Konerko (4), Quentin (3). CS—Pierre (5). IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Chatwood W,1-1 7 5 1 1 2 3 F.Rodriguez 1 1 0 0 0 1 Thompson 1 1 1 1 0 0 Chicago Floyd L,1-1 6 8 6 6 2 3 Ohman 1-3 2 1 1 0 1 T.Pena 2 2-3 1 0 0 0 3 WP—Floyd 3. T—2:35. A—21,250 (40,615).

Athletics 6, Tigers 2 O A K L A N D , C A L I F . — Dallas Braden allowed an unearned run in five innings before leaving with stiffness in his pitching shoulder, and Oakland got its second home win. David DeJesus and Hideki Matsui had two hits apiece as Oakland knocked around Detroit ace Justin Verlander with five doubles. The Athletics dropped the first two games on this homestand and were 1-4 at the Coliseum before ending Detroit’s four-game winning streak.

Rays 4, Twins 3 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Ben Zobrist led off the ninth with a tying home run, and Johnny Damon ended the game with a two-out single, leading Tampa Bay to a victory. Twins closer Joe Nathan (01) blew his second save of the series when Zobrist homered to tie the score at 3. Minnesota Span cf LHughs 2b Tolbert 2b DYong lf Mornea dh Kubel rf Cuddyr 1b Valenci 3b Holm c Thome ph ACasill ss Totals

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NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Reds wreck Pirates, 11-2 The Associated Press

Reds 11, Pirates 2 CINCINNATI — Ramon Hernandez broke open a close game with his sixth career grand slam, and Cincinnati overpowered Pittsburgh in its fifth loss in six games. Hernandez’s fifth-inning homer was his third hit off James McDonald (0-1), who let a tied game get away quickly. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for seven runs in the inning, capped by Drew Stubbs’ two-run homer. Pittsburgh

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Second Game

New York

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Marlins and Phillies, ppd. PHILADELPHIA — The Florida versus Philadelphia game scheduled for Saturday has been postponed by rain. The NL East rivals will make up the game as part of a split doubleheader June 15. Braves 4-4, Mets 2-0 The first game will start at A T L A N T A — Jair Jurrjens 12:05 p.m. threw seven sharp innings, combining with George SherBrewers-Nationals, ppd. rill and Scott Linebrink on a W A S H I N G T O N — The game two-hitter, and Atlanta shut between Milwaukee and out struggling New York. Washington on Saturday The Mets were swept in a afternoon has been postdoubleheader for the second poned by rain. time in three days to extend It will be made up as part of their losing streak to seven a doubleheader today. games, their longest since The announcement Satdropping 11 straight in 2004. u rd ay c a m e a b o u t t h re e hours before the scheduled First Game New York Atlanta 12:05 p.m. start. ab r h bi ab r h bi The first game of the douJosRys ss 4 0 1 1 Prado lf 4 0 0 0 Pagan cf 4 0 1 0 McLoth cf 3 0 1 0 bleheader today begins at DWrght 3b 4 0 0 0 C.Jones 3b 3 1 1 1 Beltran rf 3 1 1 0 McCnn c 2 0 0 0 12:35 p.m. I.Davis 1b 3 Harris lf 3 Emaus 2b 4 Thole c 4 DCrrsc p 0 Igarash p 0 Hairstn ph 1 Misch p 0 Hu ph 1 Parnell p 0 DnMrp ph 1 Totals 32

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Astros 5, Padres 3 H O U S T O N — Pinch-hitter Joe Inglet had a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, a n d Ho u s t o n b e a t S a n Diego.

With the score tied 3-all, I n g l e t wa s b a t t i n g f o r reliever Mark Melancon. He hit the first pitch from Chad Qualls for an RBI single. Angel Sanchez also had a run-scoring single in the seventh.

Cubs 8, Rockies 3 DENVER — Casey Coleman scattered four hits while working into the sixth inning, and Starlin Castro went 4-for5 with a three-run homer in Chicago’s win over Colorado that snapped the Rockies’ seven-game winning streak.

San Diego

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Houston ab r h bi Bourn cf 3 1 1 0 AngSnc ss 4 0 1 1 Pence rf 4 0 1 1 Ca.Lee lf 4 1 1 0 Lyon p 0 0 0 0 Wallac 1b 4 0 0 0 CJhnsn 3b 3 2 1 2 MDwns 2b 2 0 0 0 Quinter c 3 1 0 0 Figuero p 2 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 0 0 Inglett ph 1 0 1 1 Fulchin p 0 0 0 0 Bourgs lf 0 0 0 0 Totals 36 3 8 3 Totals 30 5 6 5 San Diego 200 100 000 — 3 Houston 100 200 20x — 5 E—Figueroa (2), M.Downs (1). LOB—San Diego 8, Houston 4. 2B—Headley 2 (4), Pence (6). HR—C.Johnson (1). SB—Venable (2), Bourn (7). R ER BB SO IP H San Diego Latos L,0-2 6 1-3 4 5 5 2 6 Qualls 1 2-3 2 0 0 1 1 Houston Figueroa 6 2-3 6 3 2 2 5 Melancon W,1-0 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Fulchino H,1 1 0 0 0 0 1 Lyon S,3-4 1 2 0 0 0 0 T—2:34. A—28,100 (40,963). EPtrsn lf Venale rf OHudsn 2b Headly 3b Hawpe 1b Maybin cf AlGnzlz ss Hundly ph RJhnsn c Latos p Qualls p Denorfi ph

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Los Angeles ab r h bi Gwynn lf 4 0 1 0 Troncs p 0 0 0 0 Thams ph 1 0 1 0 Blake 3b 3 1 0 0 Ethier rf 4 1 3 0 Kemp cf 4 0 2 1 Uribe ss-2b 4 0 0 0 Loney 1b 4 0 0 1 Barajs c 3 0 1 0 Miles 2b 2 0 0 0 MacDgl p 0 0 0 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 DeJess p2b 2 0 1 0 Kershw p 1 0 0 0 Carroll ss 2 0 0 0 Paul lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 35 9 13 8 Totals 35 2 9 2 St. Louis 001 131 012 — 9 010 — 2 Los Angeles 000 100 E—MacDougal (1). DP—St. Louis 1, Los Angeles 1. LOB—St. Louis 7, Los Angeles 9. 2B— Theriot (3), Ethier 2 (3). HR—Craig (1). SB— Craig (3), Greene 2 (3). S—Laird. SF—Freese. IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis McClellan W,2-0 7 6 1 1 0 2 Batista 1 2 1 1 1 0 E.Sanchez 1 1 0 0 0 3 Los Angeles Kershaw L,2-2 4 2-3 6 5 5 5 5 MacDougal 1 1-3 0 1 0 0 3 Jansen 1 0 0 0 0 1 Troncoso 2 7 3 3 0 0 HBP—by McClellan (Blake, Barajas), by MacDougal (Greene). T—3:18. A—31,614 (56,000). r 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0

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FREE STATE’S PRESTON SCHENCK SCORES A RUN during Free State’s game against Rogers (Ark.) High on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark. The Firebirds won, 7-6.

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stay focused and do what we do,” Samuels said. After surrendering four unearned runs early Friday, the Firebirds found themselves down 4-0 after three third-inning errors. “Errors are a part of the game,” junior pitcher Trent Johnson said. “You can get mad about them and let them affect you and make another one, or you can move on.” For his part, Johnson

worked around the miscues well. In only his second start of the year, Johnson worked the first 61⁄3 innings while allowing four hits, six runs (only one earned) and striking out seven. “He was great,” Hill said. “He threw really well … he was deserving of a complete game, if not a shutout.” While Johnson settled in on the mound, FSHS rallied for three runs in the second on a sacrifice fly from Colin Toalson and a two-RBI single by Preston Schenck. The Firebirds continued to chip away at the deficit, as Lewis slapped an RBI single

that scored Schenck in the fifth and Dylan Perry hit a sacrifice fly that plated Miele in the sixth. Despite having five seniors head back to Arkansas for prom, the Mounties and pitcher Jarred Lunsford proved to be a solid test for FSHS. Cody Kukuk (5-0) earned the win and struck out two, despite allowing the go-ahead run to score after relieving Johnson in the seventh. The Firebirds will take on Shawnee Mission South at 4:30 on Thursday at SMS. Rogers Free State

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BLUE SPRINGS’ NICK GULLOTTA SCORES A RUN while Lawrence High pitcher Alex Laughlin covers the plate during Lawrence High’s 5-3 loss Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

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and his teammates knew they had to be more aggressive in the early innings. “If you want to have success in this game, you have to get consecutive at-bats,” Roush said.

BRIEFLY LHS tennis team takes second TOPEKA — The Lawrence High boys tennis team finished second at a six-team roundrobin tournament on Saturday at Lake Shawnee. Thomas Irick and Illan Rosen took first in No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. Randy Walter and Matt Michael finished third in No. 2 doubles, and Eric Long and Pace Leggins tied for fifth in No. 1 doubles. ● Results on page 7B

Laughlin didn’t pitch poorly, but the Wildcats took advantage whenever he walked a batter or allowed a runner to advance on a wild pitch. He pitched five innings, giving up five runs on six hits with four walks. “We got beat today, man,” Stoll said. “I hate losing on Saturdays because it sits with you so long."

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W — Jacob Woods. L — Alex Laughlin LHS highlights: CJ Roush 2-3, 2B, 3B, R; Troy Willoughby 1-2, 2 BB, SB. LHS record: 5-5. Next for LHS: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday vs. Shawnee Mission West at LHS.

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at TCU — L, 8-2 (0-1) at TCU, L 1-7 (0-2) at TCU, W 4-3, 14 innings (1-2) vs. Creighton, L 3-4 (1-3) vs. Iowa, W 5-2 (2-3) vs. Southern Utah, W 2-1 (3-3) vs. Southern Utah, W 5-1 (4-3) vs. UC Riverside, Surprise, Ariz., L 1-2 (4-4) vs. Cal State Bakersfield, Surprise, Ariz., L 0-12 (4-5) Arizona State, Surprise, Ariz., L 3-4 (4-6) vs. Air Force, Surprise, Ariz., W 4-1 (5-6) vs. North Dakota, W 5-3 (6-6) Eastern Michigan, W 8-2 (7-6) vs. Eastern Michigan, L 1-8 (7-7) vs. Eastern Michigan, L 4-10 (7-8) at Arkansas, L 2-4 (7-9) vs. Oklahoma State, L 1-3 (7-10, 0-1) vs. Oklahoma State, W 7-2 (8-10, 1-1) vs. Oklahoma State, W 5-4 (9-10, 2-1) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, W 5-3 (10-10, 2-1) at Texas A&M, L 1-2 (10-11, 2-2) at Texas A&M, L 1-11 (10-12, 2-3) at Texas A&M, L 1-3 (10-13, 2-4) at Missouri State, L 0-6 (10-14) vs. Baylor, W 6-2 (11-14, 3-4) vs. Baylor, W 4-3 (12-14, 4-4) vs. Baylor, L 4-12 (12-15, 4-5) vs. Missouri State, L 1-5 (12-16) vs. Missouri, W 7-1 (13-16) vs. Nebraska, W 5-4 (14-16, 5-5) vs. Nebraska, L 2-4 (14-17, 5-6) vs. Nebraska, W 11-5 (15-17, 6-6) at Iowa, W 12-5 (16-17) at Missouri, W 8-3 (17-17, 7-6) at Missouri, L 3-2 (17-18, 7-7) Today — at Missouri, 1 p.m. April 21 — vs. Texas, 6 p.m. April 22 — vs. Texas, 6 p.m. April 23 — vs. Texas, 1 p.m. April 26 — at Creighton, 6:30 p.m. April 29 — at Texas Tech, 6:30 p.m. April 30 — at Texas Tech, 5 p.m. May 1 — at Texas Tech, 1 p.m. May 3 — vs. Wichita State, 6 p.m. May 4 — at Wichita State, 6:30 p.m. May 6 — at Oklahoma, 6:30 p.m. May 7 — at Oklahoma, 2 p.m. May 8 — at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. May 10 — at Arkansas-Little Rock, 6 p.m. May 13 — vs. Alabama A&M, 6 p.m. May 14 — vs. Alabama A&M, 2 p.m. May 15 — vs. Alabama A&M, 1 p.m. May 20 — at Kansas State, 6:30 p.m. May 21 — vs. Kansas State, 6 p.m. May 22 — vs. Kansas State, 6 p.m.

Kansas 2011

Sept. 3 — vs. McNeese State Sept. 10 — vs. Northern Illinois Sept. 17 — at Georgia Tech Oct. 1 — vs. Texas Tech Oct. 8 — at Oklahoma State Oct. 15 — vs. Oklahoma Oct. 22 — vs. Kansas State Oct. 29 — at Texas Nov. 5 — at Iowa State Nov. 12 — vs. Baylor Nov. 19 — at Texas A&M Nov. 26 — vs. Missouri (at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.)

Nationwide Aaron’s 312

Saturday At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (22) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 124 laps, 107.6 rating, 0 points, $42,345. 2. (7) Joey Logano, Toyota, 124, 97.9, 0, $31,650. 3. (20) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 124, 85.6, 42, $41,093. 4. (16) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 124, 109.1, 0, $25,900. 5. (1) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 124, 112.6, 40, $36,643. 6. (5) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 124, 122.7, 40, $27,593. 7. (17) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 124, 78.3, 37, $25,668. 8. (3) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 124, 101.8, 0, $18,900. 9. (13) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 124, 104.8, 36, $24,393. 10. (10) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 124, 97.9, 35, $25,118. 11. (23) Brian Scott, Toyota, 124, 80.2, 33, $24,518. 12. (35) Scott Wimmer, Chevrolet, 124, 62.5, 32, $17,550. 13. (12) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 124, 101.7, 32, $17,775. 14. (34) Timmy Hill, Ford, 124, 60, 30, $25,168. 15. (9) Jason Leffler, Chevrolet, 124, 96.1, 29, $24,218. 16. (32) Blake Koch, Dodge, 124, 64.4, 28, $18,450. 17. (6) Carl Edwards, Ford, 124, 102.2, 0, $17,050. 18. (27) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 124, 75.7, 27, $23,193. 19. (8) Michael Annett, Toyota, 122, 80.8, 25, $23,068. 20. (31) Donnie Neuenberger, Dodge, 121, 46.2, 24, $23,668. 21. (36) Danny Efland, Chevrolet, 121, 44.3, 23, $16,300. 22. (2) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 120, 77.2, 0, $16,700. 23. (15) James Buescher, Chevrolet, accident, 118, 68.5, 0, $22,868. 24. (41) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 110, 49.7, 20, $22,318. 25. (19) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, electrical, 109, 72.2, 20, $22,793. 26. (25) Eric McClure, Chevrolet, 109, 55.2, 18, $22,018. 27. (38) Derrike Cope, Chevrolet, 104, 48, 18, $22,293. 28. (26) Robert Richardson Jr., Dodge, 103, 53.5, 17, $21,768. 29. (43) Dennis Setzer, Chevrolet, 100, 33.5, 15, $21,618. 30. (40) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, rear axle, 98, 38.8, 14, $21,693. 31. (39) Josh Wise, Ford, accident, 92, 53.6, 13, $21,343. 32. (18) Steve Wallace, Toyota, accident, 88, 68.7, 12, $21,268. 33. (24) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, accident, 87, 61.2, 0, $21,228. 34. (4) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, accident, 87, 99.2, 0, $14,975. 35. (29) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, accident, 87, 56.4, 9, $21,158. 36. (21) Tim George Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 87, 40.1, 8, $14,630. 37. (33) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Ford, accident, 87, 33.9, 7, $14,595. 38. (14) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, accident, 68, 85.3, 7, $21,028. 39. (11) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, engine, 21, 63.9, 0, $14,525. 40. (28) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, ignition, 11, 31, 4, $14,425. 41. (42) Tim Andrews, Ford, rear end, 4, 28.4, 3, $14,380. 42. (37) Carl Long, Ford, electrical, 2, 27.8, 2, $14,345. 43. (30) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, vibration, 1, 26.4, 1, $14,284.

Sprint Cup Aaron’s 499 Lineup

After Saturday qualifying; race today At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 178.248 mph. 2. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 177.844. 3. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 177.807. 4. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 177.765. 5. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 177.702. 6. (09) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 177.685. 7. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 177.438. 8. (22) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 177.379. 9. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 177.369. 10. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 177.353. 11. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 177.353. 12. (15) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 177.317. 13. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 177.182. 14. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 177.143. 15. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 177.12. 16. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 177.087. 17. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 177.074. 18. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 177.061. 19. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 177.032.

20. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 177.006. 21. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 176.872. 22. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 176.695. 23. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 176.659. 24. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 176.575. 25. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 176.519. 26. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 176.477. 27. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 176.461. 28. (38) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 176.425. 29. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 176.37. 30. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 176.347. 31. (4) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 176.298. 32. (97) Kevin Conway, Toyota, 176.195. 33. (35) Steve Park, Chevrolet, 176.162. 34. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 175.939. 35. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 175.806. 36. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 175.41. 37. (71) Andy Lally, Ford, 175.349. 38. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 175.154. 39. (34) David Gilliland, Ford, 175.134. 40. (13) Casey Mears, Toyota, owner points. 41. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, owner points. 42. (7) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, owner points. 43. (46) Bill Elliott, Chevrolet, past champion.

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HAWKEYE INVITATIONAL Saturday at Iowa City, Iowa Team Leaders 1. Missouri 2. Iowa 3. North Texas 4. Kansas 5. Charlotte Individual Leaders 1. Nick Wilson, Missouri 2. Vince India, Iowa 3. Carlos Ortiz, North Texas 4. Dan Waite, Kansas Kansas Individuals 4. Dan Waite T20. Nate Barbee T27. Chris Gilbert T32. Alex Gutesha T49. Doug Quinones

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Saturday At TPC San Antonio San Antonio Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 Third Round Brendan Steele Cameron Tringale Kevin Chappell Brandt Snedeker Pat Perez Charles Howell III Adam Scott Charley Hoffman Rich Beem Fredrik Jacobson J.P. Hayes Vaughn Taylor Ricky Barnes Jeff Maggert Dean Wilson Steve Flesch Martin Laird Martin Piller Brendon de Jonge J.B. Holmes Kevin Sutherland Geoff Ogilvy Bobby Gates Kevin Stadler Johnson Wagner William McGirt Briny Baird Hunter Haas Matt Every Bo Van Pelt Nathan Green Ryuji Imada Keegan Bradley Kevin Streelman John Senden Brian Gay Brandt Jobe Tag Ridings Kris Blanks Roland Thatcher Bryce Molder Chris Kirk Jarrod Lyle Troy Matteson Blake Adams Nick O’Hern Shaun Micheel Bill Lunde Jim Renner Chad Campbell Justin Leonard Arjun Atwal Ben Martin Billy Horschel Billy Mayfair Scott Stallings

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Outback Steakhouse Open Saturday At TPC Tampa Bay Lutz, Fla. Purse: $1.7 million Yardage: 6,828; Par: 71 Second Round John Cook Russ Cochran Jay Don Blake Tom Pernice, Jr. Joey Sindelar Peter Senior Tom Wargo Joe Ozaki Hale Irwin Larry Mize Mark Calcavecchia Don Pooley Chip Beck Olin Browne Michael Allen Nick Price Ted Schulz Tim Simpson Tom Jenkins Jay Haas Kenny Perry Mike Goodes Steve Lowery Keith Fergus Loren Roberts Phil Blackmar Mark O’Meara Bob Tway David Eger Tom Lehman Mark Wiebe Lee Rinker Chien Soon Lu Fuzzy Zoeller Andy Bean Dana Quigley

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Fresh Express Classic Saturday At TPC Stonebrae Hayward, Calif. Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 7,188; Par: 71 Third Round Daniel Chopra Luke List Russell Knox Erik Compton Doug LaBelle II Marco Dawson Mathew Goggin Jason Enloe Jeff Gove Cliff Kresge Matt Davidson Brian Smock Garrett Sapp Rob Oppenheim Roberto Castro Craig Barlow Tommy Biershenk Andrew Buckle James Hahn Cameron Percy Scott Sterling Ron Whittaker Chris Nallen Ryan Armour Blake Parks Travis Bertoni Gary Christian Ken Duke Matthew Giles Bob Heintz John Kimbell

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Saturday At Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $2.5 million Yardage: 6,967; Par: 72 Partial Third Round Maarten Lafeber, Netherlands 74-68-69—211 Robert Rock, England 70-71-70—211 Jamie Donaldson, Wales 68-73-71—212 Jason Knutzon, United States 70-71-71—212 Joost Luiten, Netherlands 72-69-71—212 Soren Hansen, Denmark 70-72-72—214 Kwanchai Tannin, Thailand 69-72-74—215 John Parry, England 74-68-74—216 Scott Barr, Australia 69-73-74—216 Kodai Ichihara, Japan 71-71-74—216 Chawalit, Plaphol, Thailand 69-73-74—216 Wen-tang Lin, Taiwan 70-72-75—217 Leaderboard SCORE THRU Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland -12 9 Gregory Bourdy, France -10 14 Matteo Manassero, Italy -10 9 Alexander Noren, Sweden -10 8 Martin Kaymer, Germany -9 15

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Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters

Saturday At The Monte-Carlo Country Club Monte Carlo, Monaco Purse: $3.66 million (Masters 1000) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Jurgen Melzer (7), Austria, 6-3, 6-2. Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Andy Murray (3), Britain, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1. Doubles Semifinals Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski (5), Poland, 6-3, 6-4. Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina, and Bruno Soares, Brazil, def. Rohan Bopanna, India, and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (6), Pakistan, 6-2, 6-7 (4), 10-7 tiebreak.

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Saturday at Lake Shawnee Team scores — 1. Topeka High 15, 2. Lawrence High 14, 3. Shawnee Heights, 4. Topeka West, 5. Highland Park, 6. Junction City. Lawrence High results Singles No. 1 — 1. Thomas Irick 5-0. No. 2 — 1. Illan Rosen 5-0. Doubles No. 1 — T5. Eric Long/Pace Leggins 1-4. No. 2 — 3. Randy Walter/Matt Michael 3-2. Next for LHS: Tuesday at Kossover in Topeka.

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JACOBS INVITATIONAL Saturday in Norman, Okla. Women’s results 100 Meter Dash — 11. Andrea Geubelle, 12.31 200 Meter Dash — 8. Diamond Dixon, 22.16; 16. Kendra Bradley, 24.69; 17. Taylor Washington, 24.76. 400 Meter Dash — 4. Diamond Dixon, 53.85; 5. Taylor Washington, 54.88; 11. Kendra Bradley, 55.77. 800 Meter Run — 4. Shayla Wilson, 2:15.13; 12. Maddy Rich, 2:19.62; 14. Anna Barber, 2:22.58 1,500 Meter Run — 4. Kathleen Thompson, 4:41.86. 3,000 Meter Run — 2. Charlene Browne, 10:29.53. 100 Meter Hurdles — 8. Kathryn Lupton, 14.71; 12. Rebecca Neville, 17.30. 400 Meter Hurdles — 6. Timmie Morris, 1:05.74 4X400 Meter Relay — 5. Kansas (Bradley, Dixon, Washington, Wilson), 3:47.35. Pole Vault — 3. Jaci Perryman, 4.05m (13-03.50 ft); 8. Abby Jones, 3.60m (11-09.75 ft); 9. Sarah Hedberg, 3.45m (11-03.75 ft); 12. Tara Turnbull, 3.45m (11-03.75 ft); 13. Abby Row, 3.45m (1103.75 ft). Long Jump — 1. Francine Simpson, 6.36m (2010.50 ft); 5. Jamaica Collins, 5.14m (16-10.50 ft); 13. Rebecca Neville, 5.68m (18-07.75 ft). Triple Jump — 5. Jamaica Collins, 11.03m (3602.25 ft). Shot Put — 8. Elise Umbarger, 12.49m (4011.75 ft); 11. Rebecca Neville, 9.50m (31-02.00 ft). Hammer Throw — 5. Elise Umbarger, 47.38m (155-05 ft). Men’s results 100 Meter Dash — 10. Alex Hernes, 11.49. 200 Meter Dash — 4. Kyle Clemons, 21.24; 18. Keron Toussaint, 22.08; 26. Alex Hernes, 22.63. 400 Meter Dash — 1. Kyle Clemons, 46.87; 11. Keron Toussaint, 48.20. 800 Meter Run — 5. Dalen Fink, 1:52.80; 7. Dominique Manley, 1:53.05; 11. Nick Seckfort, 1:54.26; 12. Brendan Soucie, 1:54.32; 15. Sam Jones, 1:58.38; 16. Ebo Browne, 1:58.82; 17. Sean Proehl, 1:58.89; 18. Derrick Perry, 2:00.07. 1,500 Meter Run — 8. Sean Proehl, 4:04.86; 12. Clay Schneider, 4:17.22. 3,000 Meter Run — 4. Eric Dyson, 8:50.97; 5. Ben Wilson, 8:53.36; 7. Emilio Trujillo, 9:25.54. 110 Meter Hurdles — 12. Nick Canton, 16.31. 400 Meter Hurdles — 9. Isaac Bradshaw, 55.15. 4X400 Meter Relay — 3. Kansas ‘A’ (Clemons, Manley, Marx, Toussaint), 3:19.22; 5. Kansas ‘B’ (Bradshaw, Browne, Fink, Jones), 3:26.17. High Jump — T2. Nick Canton, 2.03m (6-08 ft); T2. Nick Giancana, 2.03m (6-08 ft). Pole Vault — 2. Jordan Scott, 5.25m (17-02.75 ft); 4. Alex Bishop, 4.65m (15-03.00 ft). Long Jump — 6. Darryl Trotter, 6.69m (21-11.50 ft). Triple Jump — 3. Darryl Trotter, 14.70m (4802.75 ft). Shot Put — 4. Joel Krause, 15.89m (52-01.75 ft). Discus — 2. Brian Bishop, 54.83m (179-11 ft); 10. Joel Krause, 43.17m (141-08 ft). Hammer Throw — 3. Scott Penny, 56.63m (18509 ft). Javelin — 3. Nick Canton, 48.45m (158-11 ft).

BASEBALL National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Recalled RHP Jairo Asencio from Gwinnett (IL). Optioned C J.C. Boscan to Gwinnett. Placed RHP Peter Moylan on the 15-day DL. Activated RHP Jair Jurrjens from the 15-day DL. NEW YORK METS — Placed RHP Chris Young on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 11. Recalled RHP Pat Misch from Buffalo (IL). HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Suspended Anaheim F Bobby Ryan two games for a kicking incident against Nashville D Jonathon Blum during Friday’s game against Nashville.

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Future responsibilities of this position will include working with the Global Logistics Manager and the Director of International Sales preparing export documents in Shipping Solutions software for all orders shipping outside of the US. Knowledge of NAFTA, CAFTS and other Free Trade Agreements preferred but not required.

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JUST IN! 16 fresh pianos! Both new and used grands, digitals, & verticals. Mid-America Piano 1-800-950-3774 piano4u.com

Bonner Springs Lawrence

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ESTATE AUCTION Sun., Apr. 17, 2011, 10:30AM 1301 E. 2000 Road Eudora, KS Ben Phillips & Associates 913-927-8570 913-727-6622 www.phillipsauctioneers.com STORAGE UNIT AUCTION Sat., April 23 - 10AM 3620 Thomas Court Lawrence, KS Professional Moving & Storage Elston Auction Company Mark Elston 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions.net ESTATE AUCTION Sat., April 30 - 10AM 2617 Kensington Lawrence, KS Effie Edwards Living Estate Elston Auction Company Mark Elston 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions.net AUCTION Sat., April 23rd, 9:30AM 2206 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66047

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AUCTION

Sat., Apr. 23rd, 9:30AM 2206 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 (Knights of Columbus) Coins, Furniture, Glassware, collectibles & more Furniture: Oak Secretary (side by side) Oliver & Company circa 1910; 6ft display case; library table; oak end tables; cabinet tube radio; Tryber upright piano circa 1900; dressing table & bench; drop leaf table; 3 pc. Bedroom set (full bed, dressing table, dresser); folding side table; bookcases; wood/glass display table; cedar chest; child’s dresser; vanity w/mirror; steel bed; dresser w/mirror; 4 metal kitchen chairs; quilt frame; rocking chair; wood chairs; end tables; side tables and more. Coins: 250 lots of coins 33 Morgan & Peace dollars 1879-1929; 30 Walking Liberty halves; many Franklin halves; Kennedy halves; silver quarters & dimes; nickels; pennies; Glassware, China, Stoneware: Fostoria, Fenton, McCoy, Roseville, Milk glass, Carnival glass, Depression glass (30+ pieces Iris, Old colony, Queen Mary, Sandwich crystal, Pink); Franciscan Earthenware place setting of 8 w/service pieces; Pfaltzgraff Earthenware place setting of 8 w/ service pieces Huricane lamp & more; Style House China Contessa place set. berry bowls service pieces & more; Noritake Primastone 13 cups & saucers; Collectibles, Primitives, Old Books: Lightning rods w/milk glass balls; steamer trunk w/drawers; Singer treadle pedal & Singer w/ wood case; crocks; granite-

Editor The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation will be filling one or more full-time Editor positions to provide both substantive & copyediting for a wide variety of projects including test items for the Kansas Assessment Program. Key requirements for this position are a strong command of standard written English and attention to details in a production-oriented environment. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; one year editing experience and strong written communication skills. To apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00209034. Initial review date is April 25, 2011. EO/AA ***********************

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Paxton Auction Service Auctioneers: Chris Paxton & Doug Riat 785-331-3131 785-979-6758 www.paxtonauction.com

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Research Associate:

Career Training

HARDWARE STORE

Apr. 22, Fri. 10 AM

Monticello Auction Center

4795 Frisbie Road, SHAWNEE, KS

Large auction so bring helpers & containers. Hardware repair accessories, Electrical & plumbing supplies, paint - stains brushes. Sales tax collected. 5% Buyer’s premium

for list & photo view web site

LINDSAY AUCTION & REALTY SERVICE INC 913-441-1557

www.lindsayauctions.com

INCOME PROPERTY

AUCTION

Sat., Apr. 23rd, 10AM Held at Holiday Inn 45th & Main Kansas City, MO

19 Single family homes selling to the highest bidder regardless of price! See web site for photos, addresses, & viewing info.

Paxton Auction Service

Auctions

Zoning: C-2 General Commercial District for the area along K-68 Highway and C-1 (Office and Service Business District) for the Northern part of the property.

ware; enamelware; cream cans; milk bottles; 2 Violins (Johan Geoig Kessler,Franz Heberlien); Guitar; coffee grinder; bottles and jars; Linens (Chenille spreads, Quilts, quilt blocks, quilt tops, doilies, crochet, table Taxes: linens); old patterns; iron 2010 taxes were $90.04 headboard & footboard; and Terms: too much miscellaneous to list it all - many more items $25,000 as earnest money day of auction. Balance of to be unboxed. purchase price due at This is a partial list!!!! closing prior to May 31, View pictures at 2011. Purchaser to pay ½ www.kansasauctions.net the cost of owner’s policy /paxton of Title insurance. Terms: Cash or Check with Seller: Kansas State Bank, proper ID. Statements made Ottawa, Kansas day of auction take preceHANCOCK AUCTION dence over all printed mateAND REAL ESTATE rial. Auctioneers are not responsible for theft, damage or 620-279-4575 or accidents. 620-340-5692

785-331-3131 785-979-6758 www.kansasauctions.net/paxton INCOME PROPERTY AUCTION Sat., Apr. 23rd, 10AM Held at Holiday Inn 45th & Main Kansas City, MO Bill Fair and Co. 785-887-6900 www.billfair.com

Zoned Commercial Property is located at the Northeast corner of Davis Ave. and Logan Street. Highway 68 interchanges with I-35 about 0.75 mile east of subject property. General Description Commercial property with close proximity to I-35 along Highway 68. There are two access areas from Highway 68.

YOU KNOW THE RIGHT MOVE! Be part of the future of healthcare with Health Information Technology! Call Today! 1-888-857-2505 Visit online at www.About-PCI.com Financial Aid available for those who qualify.

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STORAGE UNIT

AUCTION

Sat., Apr. 23, 2011 10 AM 3620 Thomas Ct., Lawrence, KS

Diabetes/Cholesterol/ Weight Loss Natural Product for Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Weight. Physician recommended, backed by Human Clinical Studies with amazing results. Call to find out how to get a free bottle of Bergamonte! 888-470-5390

East of Lawrence on K-10 by the Dg. Co. Jail

14 Storage Units will sell!! Just like the TV show!!

Business NO SORTING OR Opportunity OPENING BOXES!!

$100.00 Cash Deposit Per Unit and all items must be removed within 48 hours or deposit will be kept, NO Exceptions!!!

After the bins we will be selling warehouse lots per item!! Household loose items Complete Pottery Store: metal chairs & stools, tables, shelving, bisque, electric kiln, paint, brushes & supplies!!

Very Large Auction!!

Seller: Professional Moving & Storage Inc.

Terms: Cash or approved check, sorry no credit cards, ID required to register for a bid number, bidding by number, nothing removed until settled with the cashier, not responsible for accidents. Statements made day of auction take precedence over all prior advertisements and printed material. Everything sold as is, where is, without any guarantee implied. Please visit us online at www.KansasAuctions.net

Auctioneer: Mark Elston 785-594-0505 785-218-7851

ELSTON AUCTION COMPANY

“Serving your auction needs since 1994”

DO YOU EARN $800.00 IN A DAY? YOUR OWN LOCAL CANDY ROUTE 25 MACHINES AND CANDY ALL FOR $9995 ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED 877-915-8222

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Algebra Teachers If you’re a great Algebra teacher, call Sylvan. Sylvan Learning Center in Lawrence is seeking Algebra & Math teachers. Part-time hours, evenings and/or Saturday. Call 785-842-6284

Clerical City of Eudora is accepting applications for a full time clerical position. Hourly range $12.50 $13.50 based on experience. Job requirements: Microsoft office proficient, detailed oriented, good customer service skills, and 3 years experience working with the public. Valid Kansas Drivers License is required. Applications accepted until April 25, 2011. Apply at the Eudora City Office 4 E. 7th Street, Eudora, KS, 66025. Executive Director of Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. provides overall strategic and operational leadership for agency serving Seniors in Douglas County. Complete job description http://www.dgcoseniorse rvices.org/. To apply, provide cover letter, resume and three references to PO Box 1597, Lawrence, Kansas 66044. Application deadline: 5/09/11.

Graphic & Web Designer

(Program Assistant) KU Lied Center Full time, Salary range $39,000 - $42,000. Bachelors degree or equivalent education and/or experience. First review date Tues., April 26, 2011 To apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu position 00206137 EO/AA employer

The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation is seeking a Research Associate. A successful candidate would assume responsibility for developing and implementing a research agenda focused on the large-scale assessment of students with significant cognitive disabili- Research Assistant, KU. ties. Areas of research Requires bachelors degree may include fairness, va- in biochemistry, chemislidity, and instructional try, biology, molecular biconsequences of assess- ology or field requiring exment systems. The ap- perimental design, protopointment is contingent col development and deon funding. tailed documentation of Required qualifications: results. For additional reDoctorate in Special quirements and other deEducation; familiarity tails go to with Kansas Alternate https://jobs.ku.edu, posiAssessments and Kan- tion #00067203. Review sas Assessments of begins 4/27/2011. EO/AA Modified Measures and Employer. a track record of professional journal submissions and publications Agricultureon assessment-related research related to stu- Farming dents with special needs. APPLIED ECOLOGICAL SERApplicant deadline April VICES and KAW RIVER 29, 2011. To apply go to RESTORATION NURSERIES http://jobs.ku.edu, posi- have TWO full-time, limtion #00209033. E0/AA ited -term positions avail. ************************ in the Baldwin, KS, location. Openings: NURSERY ASSISTANT and RESTORATION FIELD CREW MEMBER Candidates must be able to interview in person, meet physical requirements of the job, pass pre-employment screening, &, once hired, obtain job-related certifications. See our website for more info and application instructions: www.appliedeco.com Assistant AES/KRRN is an equal Comptroller: opportunity employer University of Kansas, Lawrence: Central Accounting KU Lawrence: Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, mgmt., computer science, info systems or related field; 5 years exp. in professional accounting in an automated system; 5 years exp. in PeopleSoft Financials; 3 years exp. with implementing complex automated acctg. system enhancements or upgrades; 3 years project management; 3 years supervisory exp.. For a complete position description and application instructions go to: https://jobs.ku.edu search on #00200569 Application review date 4/29/11 EO/AA

For Immediate Sale Alvamar, Inc. Stock

40 Shares - Last valued at $7,000/share Must sell to highest offer. Mail offer to: Shareholder 742 Spruce Ridge Rd, RR # Carp, ON K0A 1L0 Canada 613-447-7362 Postmarked by 4-30-11

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Automotive

Crown Toyota/Volkswagen MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE Detailer Part-time detailer needed 24 - 35 hrs. per week including Saturdays. We will work with your class schedule. Must be at least 18 yrs. old to apply. You need a clean driving record and must be able to pass a drug screen. Call Connie 785-843-7700 Experienced Collision Repair Techs Needed I-CAR and ASE preferred. Great earnings potential! Competitive pay Additional benefits Call John 785-843-7700 Drug-Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer

Assistant Dean, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas The person in this position will assist dean and associate dean for academic programs, manage budget, personnel, oversight of student services. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, and paid sick and vacation leave. Required qualifications include: graduate degree, at least 5 years experience in higher education administration, and 2 years experience managing budget. For a full position description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00005476. Review of applications begins 4/29/11. EO/AA Employer.

Crown Toyota/Volkswagen MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Service Technicians

needed for working on Toyotas & Volkswagons Must be ASE Certified

Maintenance Technicians Courtesy Car Driver Great Earnings Potential! Competitive pay Additional benefits Call Carl Windle or Tom Turner at 785-843-7700 or apply in person at: 3400 S. Iowa St., Lawrence Drug-Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer


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Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

930 E 27th Street, 785-843-1691 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/chaneyinc

Automotive Services

Construction

Events/ Entertainment

Graphics

Home Improvements

Steve’s Place

Need a battery, tires, brakes, or alignment?

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

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics

www.lawrenceautodiag.com

785-842-8665

785-843-2174

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Auctioneers

Lawrence’s Newest Sign Shop

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

Financial Guttering Services

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

Automotive Services

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

Decks & Fences

Westside 66 & Car Wash

DECK BUILDER

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

A New Transmission Is Not Always The Fix. It Could Be A Simple Repair. Now, Real Transmission Checkouts Are FREE! Call Today 785-843-7533 atsilawrence.com Automotive Sales

Matt Hecker - the man to see at Briggs Auto! FREE AUTO APPRAISAL Retail & Commercial Subaru Nissan Ram Jeep Chrysler Dodge New Nissan NV Commercial Van Over 600 Quality Pre-owned Vehicles 100% Customer Service is our focus! (785) 856-8889 Briggsauto.com

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

785-749-1904

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

785-842-2108

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

For a Great Deal on a Great Car Come See

Dave Blair

at Jack Ellena Honda Experience Honda Reliability & Fuel Efficiency with professional customer Service Our Pre-Owned inventory is mostly local trades that have passed Stringent Mechanical Inspections. Cell (785) 979-2827 Dealership (785) 843-0550 www.ellenahonda.com davecardogblair@hotmail.com Ask me about the College Grad program.....

Family Owned & Operated

785-887-6936 http://oakleycreek.com

Hite Collision Repair

K’s Tire

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

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ kstire

Call 913-209-4055

for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com

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

Stacked Deck

Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: lawrencemarketplace.com/ birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244 Pristine Cleaning Affordable, honest, reliable, cleaning services - home or office. Experienced. Quality work. Refs. 785-393-7007

Your Local Lawrence Bank

Interior Decorating

Flooring Installation

Home Staging Home Interior Design Business & Residential Cleaning (785) 979-1135

Dave’s Construction Topsoil Clean, Fill dirt 913-724-1515

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

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

785-841-9222

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor www.quality-electric.net

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Concrete, Block & Limestone Wall Repair, Waterproofing Drainage Solutions Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Foundation Repair Mudjacking, waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & pressure Grouting, Level & Straighten Walls, & Bracing on Walls. B.B.B. FREE ESTIMATES Since 1962 WAGNER’S 785-749-1696 www.foundationrepairks.com

Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN www.lynnelectric.com

Furniture

http://lawrencemarketplce.com/ lynncommunications

Recycle Your Furniture

Employment Services

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

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

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

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

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

Apply at eapp.adecco.com Or Call (785) 842-1515 BETTER WORK BETTER LIFE lawrencemarketplace.com/ adecco

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

Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Events/ Entertainment

TOKIC CONSTRUCTION

Eagles Lodge

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

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

MLS - Mowing w/Out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup Mulch-Stone/Tree Removal 785-766-2821 Free estimates mikelawnservice@gmail.com Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

NEW EARTH

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Complete Roofing

785-764-2220

“Call for a Free Home Demo” www.MuttsandManners.com

Since 1982

Call 785-841-0809

PineLandscapeCenter.com Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

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

General Services Gardens Tilled, Basements Garages, attics, Auction & Estate Cleanup. Light Hauling. 913-526-3587, 913-938-2636

SPRING YARD CLEANUP

785-842-0094

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

Plumbing

“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665

Free Estimates 785-764-9582

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ mclaughlinroofing

“When You’re Ready, We’re Reddi” •Sales •Service •Installations •Free Estimate on replacements all makes & models Commercial Residential Financing Available

24 emergency service Missouri (816) 421-0303 Kansas (913) 328-4437

Flower Beds, Mulching, Mowing, Weedeating, Pruning & Retaining walls. Noe Singleterry 913-585-1450

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Insured 20 yrs. experience

913-488-7320 Git-R-Done Repairs Home, Barns, Sheds, Roofing, Painting, Siding Call Jeff 785-393-5201 Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Plumbing, Windows, Doors Wood Rot Repair, & more. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881/913-583-1624 If You Have Small Home/Carpentry Repairs or Projects. Call Everett at 785-218-8633 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction

No Job Too Big or Small

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

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

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LAWN AREATING SEEDING DETHATCHING MULCH INSTALLED Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of: Decks, Drywall, Siding, Gutters, Privacy Fencing, Doors, & Trim.

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Landscape Cleanup Spring cleanup and mulch Weekly weeding available CheapScapes 785-979-4727

ROOF REPAIRS KW Service 785-691-5949

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

785-550-5610

Haul Free: Salvageable items. Minimum charge: other moving/hauling jobs. Also Maintenance/Cleaning for home/business, inside/out plumbing / electrical & more. www.a2zenterprises.info 785-841-6254

Sewing Service & Repair Bob’s BERNINA

Sewing and Vacuum Center

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

Re-Roofs: All Types Roofing Repairs Siding & Windows FREE Estimates (785) 749-0462 www.meslerroofing.com

Leaks, Flashing, Masonry. Residential, Commercial References, Insured.

Moving-Hauling

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

Home Improvements

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs Insurance Work Welcome

Summer Mowing or 1 Time 15+ Years Experience & Dependable! Also do yard work & some hauling. Call Harold 785-979-5117

Bus. 913-269-0284

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

mow, mulch, rake, tree/shrub trimming Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

Heating & Cooling

785-843-2244

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785-691-7434

jayhawkguttering.com

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

785-749-4391

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ksrroofing

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

I COME TO YOU!

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

www.scott-temperature.com www.lawrencemarketplace. com/scotttemperature

We’re There for You!

Garrison Roofing

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

Signal Ridge Mowing Quality Lawn Mowing $25 per lawn. 785-248-9572 signalridgemow@yahoo.com

Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

785-766-7700 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/allcore

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

Santa Fe Professional Mowers

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

Pet Services

• Mowing • Spring/Fall Clean-up • Irrigation • Chemical Applications FREE ESTIMATES 785-865-2724 www.NewEarthTurf.com

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

Landscaping

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

Foundation Repair

602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

MB Mowing

Call for Quality Lawn care 785-893-4128 www.mbmowing.com

Roofing

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Lawn Mow $ 75. per month Aeration $ 35., Fertilize $ 35. Mulch, Bush Trim & more.

Electrical

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

Love’s Lawncare Free Estimates and Quality Service Senior Discounts call Danny 785-220-3925

Painting

Time For Change

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

Martin Floor Covering

Serving KC over 40 years 913-962-0798 Fast Service

Auto-Home- BusinessLife- Health Dennis J. Donnelly Insurance Inc. 913-268-5000 11211 Johnson Dr. insuranceinckc.com

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

Dirt-Manure-Mulch

Cleaning

For All Your Battery Needs

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

Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, and all types of repairs.

Oakley Creek Catering

Concrete Across The Bridge In North Lawrence 903 N 2nd St | 785-842-2922 lawrencemarketplace.com/ battery

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured

Limited time offer...

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

Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home repairs: Int. & Ext., Doors, Handrails, Windows, Stairs, Siding, Wood Rot, Power wash, stone, concrete. 785-766-5285

All Your Banking Needs

Dennis Bosley Topsoil son of Art Kesterson

New listings on the Lawrence “STEALS & DEALS” webpage! Web-only prices, Below Wholesale Bryant Collision Repair Markdowns to 80% OFF Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM on Carpet, Ceramic, ViWe specialize in Auto Body nyl Flooring & Wood Repair, Paintless Dent Laminate! Repair, Glass Repair, Also check out the “NEW & Auto Accessories. ARRIVALS” webpage for 785-843-5803 a peek at the latest shipbryantcollisionrepair@msn.com. ments to the Lawrence lawrencemarketplace.com/ warehouse. bryant-collision-repair Be the first to know about special buys! Buying Junk & FloorTraderLawrence.com Repairable Vehicles. Click on “Local Store” Cash Paid. Free Tow. tab and make your U-Call, We-Haul! choice. It’s easy and Call 785-633-7556 you’ll save MONEY!! Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838 C & G Auto Sales FloorTraderLawrence.com Rentals Available! Quality Pre-owned Cars & Trucks Buy Sell Trade Catering Financing Available 308 E. 23rd St. Lawrence

(785) 550-1565

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Insurance

• Decks • Gazebos • Framing • Siding • Fences 785-842-3311 • Additions • Remodel For Promotions & More Info: • Weatherproofing & Staining http://lawrencemarketplace Insured, 20 yrs. experience. .com/kansas_carpet_care 785-550-5592

Carpets & Rugs

Renovations Kitchen/Bath Remodels House Additions & Decks Quality Work Affordable Prices

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

M-F 9-6, Th 9-8, Sat 9-4 CLASSES FORMING NOW Servicing Most Model Sewing Machines, Sergers & Vacs www.lawrencemarketplace. com/bobsbernina MAGILL PLUMBING • Water Line Services • Septic Tanks / Laterals 913-721-3917 Free Estimates Licensed Insured.

Siding Services

Music Lessons Piano-Voice-Keyboard Lessons in your home. 16 yrs. exper. Day/eve hrs. avail. Call Gwen at 785-393-4845

Painting

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

Siding Installation New Construction, Repair, Replace, Painting Windows, Doors, Remodeling

FREE Estimates Licensed & Insured (785) 312-0581 www.crconstruct.com

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Plan Now For Next Year • Custom Pools, Spas & Water Features • Design & Installation • Pool Maintenance (785) 843-9119

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Lawn, Garden & Nursery

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Interior/Exterior Painting

Repairs and Services

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Fredy’s Tree Service

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

Roofing Shamrock Tree Service

913-585-1846

Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair

Arborscapes Tree Service Tree trimming & removal Ks Arborists Assoc. Certified Licensed & Insured. 785-760-3684 www.KansasTreeCare.com

Lic. & Ins.

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Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050

Tree/Stump Removal

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Earthtones Landscape & Lawn Mowing, Spring clean up, Monthly bed maintenance, Renovation, Retaining walls 10% off 1st Mo. 785-856-5566

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10B SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011 Automotive Customer Service Established European Auto Repair facility looking for full time Import Auto Tech. or Apprentice. Starting salary based upon experience. Apply in person to Red Ink Racing Ltd., 728 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS M-F 10-5.

Between High School and College? Over 18? Drop that entry level position. Earn what you’re worth!!! Travel w/ Young Successful Business Group. Paid Training. Transportation, Lodging Provided. 1-877-646-5050.

Computer-IT PT Computer Tech DoctorDave Computer Repair is looking for a PT Computer Tech in Lawrence. Flexible hrs. with opportunities for day, evening, & weekend support for home and business clients. Must have documented experience working with PCs. Excellent customer service skills and professionalism required. For more information, or to apply online, visit: www.workfordave.com (no phone calls please)

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Construction, Lawn/ Landscape Laborer. Requirements: valid driver license, reliable transportation. Experience preferred. Must be able to complete a satisfactory drug screen, and background check - criminal & motor vehicle. No phone calls. Apply in person at Mallard Homes, Inc. 411 N. Iowa. Applications taken Mon.-Fri., 9AM- 12PM GUTTER INSTALLER Local Company has full time permanent position. Experienced preferred. (785) 841-3491

Customer Service Available to Travel? Earn Above Average $$$ Selling with Successful Young Business Group! No Experience Necessary. Paid Training, Lodging, Transportation Provided. 1-877-646-5050

Customer Service THE JOB FOR YOU! $500 Sign-on-bonus. Travel the US with our young minded enthusiastic business group. Cash and bonuses daily. Call Andrew 888-301-0019 today

DriversTransportation Bilingual Customer Service Representative Kinedyne Corporation, the leading manufacturer of cargo control equipment for the transportation industry, is actively seeking a Bilingual Customer Service Representative. The duties of this position will include taking and entering customer orders via phone, e-mail and facsimile, processing orders which will include entering information into a computer system, confirming prices, shipping and delivery dates, printing orders and confirmations and filing as required. Individual will utilize and maintain a multi-facility order documentation system and advise the appropriate facility of critical order information and changes. Future responsibilities of this position will include working with the Global Logistics Manager and the Director of International Sales preparing export documents in Shipping Solutions software for all orders shipping outside of the US. Knowledge of NAFTA, CAFTS and other Free Trade Agreements preferred but not required. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, 401k plan and casual dress code. To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, please send resume in Word format only, with salary requirements to: jobs@kinedyne.com with “Bilingual CSR” in the subject line. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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CLASS A DRIVERS

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CLIMATE EXPRESS TRUCKING IS HIRING DRIVERS

OTR Driver’s needed for Growing MO company. Good Pay, Good Home Time! Paid per mile loaded or empty. Average 3000 miles a week. Home every other weekend or more if on lanes. No touch freight. Medical, Dental, Life & Vision Insurance. Direct deposit. Paid vacation. 401K. Bonus’s, awards and annual raises. Late model Volvos with aethers & APU’s. No slip seating. Rider program 2 YEARS OTR EXPERIENCE - CLASS A CDL REQUIRED Apply at: www.climateexpress.com For more info call KAREN 888/305-0450 ext 6073

DriversTransportation DRIVERS WANTED DEDICATED ROUTE • Home Weekly • Great Pay • Consistent Miles •Benefits including health and 401K Requires Class A CDL and 3 months OTR experience. Also hiring qualified driver trainers - earn up to an additional $17,000/yr. Don’t miss out. Call today!

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We need you! Positions Avail. in 2 depts. Must be over 18 and avail. to start Quality Drive-Away, Inc. is this week. Sign on bonus. seeking 80 CDL qualified Postions will fill up fast. drivers to deliver new $400-$600 wkly. Call 785-783-3021 trucks and buses. We are the exclusive transporter for Collins Bus in Hutchinson, KS and have five re- Personal Care Attendant gional offices with other for young women in Lawlarge contracts. Call today rence. 20-25 hrs plus 2 1-866-764-1601 or visit overnights per wk. Call 785-266-5307 or fax resume www.qualitydriveaway.com 785-271-8299 TRUCK DRIVERS Needed for local hauls. Must have exProperty Manager perience and Class A CDL. 30 hrs./wk., Mon. - Fri. Apply between 7AM & 3PM Downtown Loft Apts. at Hamm Companies, 609 Lease-up new construcPerry Place, Perry, KS. EOE tion. Must have clean driving record and pass drug General screening. Email resumes: jobs@firstmanagementinc.com or Fax to: 785-830-9011 10 HARD WORKERS NEEDED NOW! Immediate Full Time Senior Regulatory Openings! 40 Hours a Analyst Week Guaranteed! ITC Great Plains Topeka, Weekly Pay! KS Preferred candidates 785-841-0755 will have: Bachelors degree, 5 yrs as a Regulatory Analyst or similar role and ANALYST OF utility regulatory experiWATER ence. For more informa* $3,000-$5,000/Mo. 1st Yr. tion and to apply please *$5,000-$6,000/Mo. 2nd Yr. visit our website at: * Monthly Bonus http://www.itctransco.com * Will Train * Manager Opportunity Nationwide Co. opening local branch. Needed immediate positions. Call Monday Only 785-266-8440

Only qualified applicants apply in person Monday & Tuesday, April 18 and 19 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM!! 3841 Greenway Circle Lawrence, Kansas Must successfully past entrance test. Drug screen required. EOE COOK Benefits, Full-time. Mon-Fri, DAYS. Call Jessie: 865-0022 x 101. Customer Service/Assistants

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FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member banks provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. This position is located in Topeka, Kansas. We are accepting resumes for: Director of Member Credit Analysis Position responsibilities include: • Oversee all activities of the Member Credit Analysis (MCA) department, including development and implementation of Bank policies and practices for all areas of functional responsibility. • Develop and recommend changes to policies and practices based on review and interpretation of new laws, regulations, best practices and/or market conditions that may impact the Bank’s credit and collateral practices. • Advise the Director of Credit of any material conditions that could affect the Bank’s security interest in member collateral securing Bank credit obligations. • Act as the principal liaison between the Bank and its members and housing associates in regards to all collateral. • Serve as the chairman of the Credit Underwriting Committee. Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or economics. • Five years experience in banking, bank regulation or credit risk management. • Extensive knowledge of the banking and thrift industry, including lending and securities markets. • Effective verbal and written communication skills. • Knowledge and proficient use of MS Office applications including Word, Access and Excel. In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), short-term incentive plan and much more. A detailed job description is available at www.fhlbtopeka.com. If interested, please submit resume with salary requirements to: Recruiter | P.O. Box 176 | Topeka, Kansas 66601 FAX: 785.438.6180 | www.fhlbtopeka.com | EOE

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Drivers Helper Midway Wholesale Midway Wholesale has a career opportunity with GREAT benefits and work environment for an individual seeking a permanent position. We are looking for a driver’s helper with the ability to get a CDL to deliver building materials. Must be able to lift 80# repetitively. We will train the right person. Valid DL with clean record, drug screen, background check and lift test required. Stop by 2711 Oregon, Lawrence, KS and talk to Todd about joining the Midway team. EOE

The Merc is Hiring

Cook/Dishwasher We are looking for a 30-hour dishwasher and a 40-hour cook. Previous experience ideal. Competitive benefits available for both.Please come into the store to fill out an application. 901 Iowa

available for day or evening hours with weekend/holiday rotation. We need someone who is caring, team oriented, and able to work independently. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. E-mail resume to HumanResources@kansasvna. org, fax to 785-843-6439 or mail to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, 200 Maine Suite C, Lawrence KS 66044. EEOE

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Services

is now hiring FT and PT reception technicians and donor support technicians. Responsibilities include donor screening and evaluation of donor suitability, and donor preparation for the plasmapheresis process. CSL offers great entry level career opportunities in a professional medical environment, providing on the job training, competitive pay & benefits, medical, dental, life & disability insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, 401k and more. To join our team, apply on-line today at www.cslplasma.com.

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Manufacturing & Assembly

***Warm Weather*** ***Cool Jobs!*** Temporary Positions Start now. Work all summer. • Use your experience to gain new skills • Friendly, team atmosphere • Well-respected company • Climate controlled facility • On-site cafeteria • Weekly pay 3rd Shift - $10.50/hour 12:00 AM to 8:30 AM 2nd Shift - $10.25/hour 4:00 PM to 12:30 AM WE NEED: •Recent production experience •Ability to lift 50lbs frequently •Ability to stand for 8 hrs •Computer skills •Excellent references Drug Screen & Background Check To apply on-line:

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following Positions available in Food and Nutrition Services Food Service Worker (Contract Position) Full-time 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Applicants must be able to work every other Saturday and Sunday

Great Place To Work, Competitive Pay. Drug Test Required. APPLY IN PERSON 1429 Kasold Lawrence, KS

Apply on-line at www.lmh.org EOE

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following employment opportunities available: Pharmacy Technician (FT) Respiratory Therapist (PRN) Medical Transcriptionist (FT) ARNP Position Lawrence GI Consultants (FT) Registered Nurse Positions Care Coordination (FT) Wound Healing Center (PT) Emergency Department (7p-7a, FT) Skilled Nursing (7p-7a, PT) Certified Medical Assistants Mt. Oread Family Practice/Lawrence GI Consultants (FT) Eudora Family Care (PT) For more information about all positions at LMH and to apply, visit our web site at www.lmh.org EOE

Topeka Correctional Facility Director of Nursing FT - Days Mental Health Professional FT - Days Clinical Coordinator (Ph.D.) FT - Days RNs FT & PRN Days & Evenings LPNs PT - Nights & PRN - All Shifts Juvenile Justice Authority Facility: ARNP PT - Days, 4 hrs/wk

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Heatron Hiring Experienced

Manufacturing Assemblers HS Diploma/GED. $10-$11/ hr. to start, benefits avail. Apply at: 3000 Wilson Ave. Leavenworth, KS or jobs@heatron.com No calls please

Production Operators

Long term positions Great pay! Requirements • Recent relevant production • Military, Farming or Construction • Mechanical skills • HS diploma/GED • Ability to work all three shifts • Rotating shifts • Weekends & Overtime Hair Follicle & Background Check To apply on-line: https://eapp.adecco.com Call or stop in 785-842-1515 100 East 9th Street Downtown Lawrence

Office-Clerical

Clubhouse lounge, gym, garages avail., W/D, walk in closets, and 1 pet okay. 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence

785-842-3280

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1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts. 1/2 Off August Rent & Deposit Specials!

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Cedarwood Apts 2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

* Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

* Water & trash paid.

1BRs starting at $400/mo. 2BRs, 1 bath, $495/mo. CALL TODAY 785-843-1116 (Mon. - Fri.)

Chase Court Apts. 1 & 2 Bedrooms

7 locations in Lawrence

785-841-5444

Campus Location, W/D, Pool, Gym, Small Pet OK 1/2 Off August Rent & Security Deposit Special! 785-843-8220 chasecourt@sunflower.com

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Louisiana Place Apts

1136 Louisiana St. Spacious 2BR Available 900 sq. ft., $610/month

Look & Lease Today! 785-841-1155

Sales-Marketing

CAREER OPPORTUNITY We are looking for a motivated salesperson. Can you live on an average of $3000/month until your skills improve? We will TRAIN you well and PAY you well. $60-$80K 1st yr potential. 2 retirement programs. If you are coachable and ready for a challenging, meaningful career, Call Craig at 419/306-2597. Saffees Women’s Fashions & Accessories. Opportunity in Fashion! Part Time Sales Hrs M-F, 10-6pm, Sun 12-5. 3-4 days/wk. Apply in person at 911 Mass Street

Every Friday 4pm-6pm

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

Fall Special: ½ Off Aug.

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Free food, drinks & prizes! Move-In Today $595 -2BRs! 1, 2, 3BRs, gym, pool, washer/dryer in apt.

Highpointe Apartments

3 GREAT Locations Village Square Stonecrest Hanover Check out our NEW kitchens!

• Pet Friendly • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens • Huge private balconies • Swimming pool • W/D or hookups in some • Studios - 1BR - 2BR - 3BR

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Call between 10:00 am 2:00 pm Monday thru Saturday. Ask for John Heeter or Nick Rocha. (913) 631-0000

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SPRING SPECIALS

1BR - $660, 2BR - $725, 3BR$900. Water, Trash, Sewer, & Basic Cable Included. 6 Month leases available. fox_runapartments@ hotmail.com

Parkway Terrace 2340 Murphy Drive

GREAT Location! GREAT Rates for Fall!

Lease Today!

Large 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts.

785-841-1155

YOUR PLACE, We are hiring: Direct Sales Representatives to join our door-to-door outside sales team. • Sell video, Internet and phone service to new customers. • Work promotional events during day, evenings and weekends. • Complete sales orders. You’ll need excellent communication skills, the ability to present information and respond to questions. Equivalent industry experience or at least two years of direct consumer selling experience is required. Candidates must successfully pass a background screening, including alcohol, drugs, motor vehicle report and previous employment verifications. All must have suitable transportation and the ability to maintain regular attendance.

Leasing for Summer & Fall

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

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Remington Square 785-856-7788

1BR/loft style - $495/mo.

Pool - Fitness Center - On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.

Historic 1042 Ohio

12 month lease starts June or August 3BR - $855/mo. + utilities 2BR - $670, gas/water paid 1BR - $490, gas/water paid Shared laundry and off-st. parking. Open House 10AM-Noon, Sat. 4/23 only.

Jacksonville

Newer 1 & 2 BRs West Side location Starting at $475 (785) 841-4935 www.midwestpm.com

MUST SEE! BRAND NEW! The ONLY Energy Star Rated, All Electric Apts. in Lawrence! Excellent Location 6th & Frontier Spacious 1 & 2 BRs Featuring: • Private balcony, patio, or sunroom • Walk in closets • All Appls./Washer/Dryer • Ceramic tile floors • Granite countertops • Single car garages • Elevators to all floors • 24 hour emergency maintenance Clubhouse, fitness center, and pool coming soon. Contact Tuckaway Mgmt. 785-841-3339

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2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, $730. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 2406 Alabama, in 4plex. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. $550 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR for Aug. leases. Next to KU, Jayhawk Apts. 1130 W. 11th St. No pets. $575 $600/mo. Call 785-556-0713

This is a full time, salaried plus commissions position, and qualifies for benefits including 401k.

Large 2BR open now, close to downtown Lawrence. $630/mo. Water & gas pd. 905 Avalon 785-841-1155

To apply, please visit: www.knology.com/careers

2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

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Furnished 3 & 4BR Apts August 2011 W/D included

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2BR, upper in 4-plex, 1745 Tennessee. $485/mo. Has 2 & 3BR units AIRLINES ARE HIRING - DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. w/electric only, no gas Train for high paying Avia- Avail. now. 785-218-3616 some with W/D included tion Career. FAA approved Call 785-838-9559 program. Financial aid if 3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 qualified - Job placement bath, DW, microwave, W/D Income restrictions apply hookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. Sm. Dog Welcome EOH assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance. $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797

for a busy Lawrence apt. complex. Part-time during summer, possibly full time for Fall. Must be organized, punctual, energetic, & willing to work evenings and weekends. Reliable 888-248-7449 transportation is required. Apply in Person at: ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE 1501 George Williams Way from Home. *Medical Lawrence, KS 66047 *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Maximum Fitness & Well- Justice. Job Placement asness is looking for Front sistance. Computer availaDesk Management. Candi- ble. Financial Aid if qualidate Should possess some fied. Call 888-220-3977 supervisory exp. Please www.CenturaOnline.com Laura 614-370-1004

Part-Time

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms

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We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee dis- 1BR, downtown S. Park locounts and more! Back- cation, 1021 Rhode Island, ground check, preem- W/D, DW, low utils., off-st. ployment drug screen parking, quiet. For June & and physical lift assess- Aug. $525/mo. 785-331-6064 ment required. Apartments, Houses & To apply submit a cover Duplexes. 785-842-7644 letter and resume to: www.GageMgmt.com hrapplications@ ljworld.com Studios & 1BRs - Half Block EOE to KU. Some utilities paid. Laundry, off-street parking. Call 785-842-7644

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Kennel Technician PT Monday through Friday two to three hours PM shift. Some weekends may be reor fax resume to: quired. Experience with 615-324-5774 animals required. Please EEOE call (785) 542-3265.

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Ideal candidate must have a stable work history; able to work with minimal supervision; reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license and safe driving record; and ability to lift 50 lbs.

Shawnee Mission Ford, Inc is looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, persuasive, energetic, outgoing, career-minded, hungry self starter with the ability to work well with others, competitive pay plan, competitive benefits package, immediate positions available.

Healthcare Professionals Correct Care Solutions (CCS), currently has career opportunities for the following professionals for our

Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for part-time Single Copy Driver. Responsible for distributing newspapers to machines and stores in Lawrence and surrounding communities. Candidates must be flexible and available to work between the hours of 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. daily.

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Groundskeeper

Temporary 2-3 wks. Full Time. Raking, trimming and mulching

Apartments Unfurnished

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Maintenance

DENTAL ASSISTANT

General dental practice looking for full time, experienced chair side assistant to join our team. Must be organized, dependable, & computer literate. Great benefits including 401K, insurance, health club membership, 3 day weekends plus a great staff to work with. Call Dr. Keith Jones 785-841-0233

Retail

Short Order Cook for priPIONEER RIDGE vately owned small res- 2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. ASSISTED LIVING taurant FT breakfast and CA, DW, laundry. Close to lunch must be experi- KU. $595 - $800/mo. Avail. www.ljworld.com enced & reliable. August. Call 785-842-7644 Resident Care rar@cuidadocorp.com DISTRIBUTION Coordinator 3BR — 2325 Yale, 2 story, 2 SPECIALIST - RN position bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. Lawrence Journal-World is Trade Skills Apply online at $850/mo. Call 785-841-5797 hiring for Distribution www.midwest-health.com/ Specialist in our distribuHetrick Air Services careers Ad Astra Apartments tion center. Distribution at the Lawrence MuniciSpecialists are responsi1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. pal Airport is seeking a Call 785-749-4200 for ble for handling the proCall MPM for more details full-time lineman and/or additional information. cessing and bundling of at 785-841-4935 A&P mechanic. Duties 4851 Harvard newsprint products from include but not limited to Lawrence, KS 66049 the press to distributors; fueling and parking airEOE Applecroft Apts. and operate equipment incraft, fuel truck mainte19th & Iowa, Lawrence cluding inserters, stacking nance & aircraft mainteProfessional Comfort Care and strapping machines. 1/2 Off August Rent nance assistance. Hours Now seeking CNAs & HHAs. Must be available to work Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms are 7:30-4:00 M-F. Apply Certified and valid Driver’s between the hours of 7:00 Gas, Water & Trash Paid at Hetrick Air Services, license. Call 785-832-8260 785-843-8220 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., includLawrence Municipal Airport. chasecourt@sunflower.com ing weekends. Position starts at $8.00 an hour. Hotel-Restaurant Successful candidate will have a high school diMilton’s Coffee ploma or GED; experience Now hiring operating machinery and Breakfast Cooks maintenance skills helpApply within, ask for Alan ful; good attention to deat 920 Mass. Lawrence tail; ability to lift up to 70 lbs.; able to stand for long Short Order Cook for pri- periods of time; and fre- Apartments vately owned small res- quently twist and bend. Furnished Bob Billings & Crestline taurant FT breakfast and Background check, pre785-842-4200 lunch must be experi- employment drug screen Lawrence Suitel - Special enced & reliable. and physical lift assess- Rate: $200 per week. Tax, Studio, 1, 2 & 3BRs rar@cuidadocorp.com ment required. available for May/June utilities, & cable included. No pets. 785-856-4645 Apply by emailing your 3BR townhomes cover letter & resume to: available June Landscaping & Virginia Inn, Lawrence hrapplications@ Leasing for August 2011 Rooms by week. All utils. Lawn ljworld.com & cable paid. 785-843-6611 See Current Availability, or fill out an application at Mowers Needed Lawrence Journal-World Photos & Floor plans 609 New Hampshire Commercial Crew - Pay on Our Website Apartments Lawrence, KS. based on experience. Apwww.meadowbrookapartments.net EOE Unfurnished ply: 601 N Iowa, Lawrence

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& 3BR Avail. Now. 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st Move-in Specials! floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in www.rentinlawrence.com all units. 785-842-5227 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet Duplexes ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. Newly remodeled. CA, DW, Microwave, W/D, & deck. $1,260/mo. 785-842-7644

1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677

3BR, study, appls. in lovely home. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ downtown. $1,350/mo. Low utils., parking. 785-979-6830

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Townhomes

2BR in 4-plex, $525/month. Has AC& W/D hookup, on quiet street. Available now. Call 785-218-1413 2BR remodeled duplex. 2119 Pikes Peek, Lawrence. AC, 2 bath, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. $765/mo. 785-842-7644

3BR bi-level, lg. BRs, 1 car, 2 1/2 bath, W/D hookup, DW, FP, No pets. 2406 Alabama $850. August. 785-841-5454

3BR, 2 1/2 bath, 2 car, W/D hookup, DW, FP, close to Free State. No pets. $900/ mo. Aug. 1st. 785-841-5454

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Townhomes

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

1, 2, 3BRs NW - SW - SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. More info at 785-423-5828

Apartments & Townhomes

Available Now

2 & 3BR Townhomes, starting at $760/mo. Avail. Aug. Fireplace, Walk in closets, & private patios. 1 Pet OK. 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS)

2, 3 & 4BRs, up to 1,500 sq.ft. from $540 - $920/month

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www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069 2BR - downtown - $745. DW W/D. Avail June 1. Some pets w/approval. Call 970333-4601 or shib1@aol.com

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

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Office/Warehouse 3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Marverick Lane. Very nice. Has 1 car for lease: 800 Comet Lane garage. Available Now. approximately 8,000 sq.ft. building perfect for serv$825/mo. Call 785-842-7644 ice or contracting busi5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 3BR, 2 bath, laundry rm., 2 ness. Has large overhead car, privacy fenced back doors and plenty of work 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. yard, Deerfield school. and storage room. 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. $1,600/mo. 785-423-4228 Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 3+BR, 1728 W. 19th Terr., 1.5 bath, full size kitchen w/ www.lawrencepm.com appls., W/D, DR, LR, Rec. 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, rm., privacy fence, $1,300. garage. 2815 Four Wheel Avail. Aug. 1. 913-271-3720 Drive. $795/mo. Available 4BR, new, NW, executive 2 Now. Call 785-766-8888 story home. 2,400 sq. ft., 4 bath, 2 car, finished bsmt. $1,900/mo. 785-423-5828 625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage.

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

3BR, 2.5 bath, FP, all appls.+ W/D, 2 car garage. Pet ok. $950. 1514B Legends Trail Dr., Lawrence. 785-218-1784

3BR, very nice area near KU. 2 Bath, W/D, 2 car w/ remote, lawn care. $975/mo. No smoking. 785-393-3862 1,900 sq. ft., 3.5 - 4 bath, 1 car garage. Close to Clinton Lake, K-10 & turnpike. Pets ok with pet deposit. Development has pool. www.garberprop.com

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Cars-Domestic

Lawn & Garden Tools: For sale -Pitch forks, shovels, sledge hammer, $15 each. Pick, post hole digger, $20 each. Tree saw, corn knife, $10 each. 816-377-8928

Douglas Co. / Lecompton - 6 acres up to 50 acres, wooded, ponds. A real MUST SEE! Owner finance available with little down. Pampas Grass: 2-3 Gallon Pets Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 size, $8 each (10 availawww.kslandsales.blogspot.com ble). 785-841-8946 Pointer/Coonhound mix dog Picnic Table: Metal/green -2 yrs old, all shots, houseCommercial Real plastic picnic table. Beat broke, spayed needing a up but sturdy. Good for home. Lovable, teachable. Estate play item. $10. Call great w/kids. Some supplies included. Following 785-312-7277. Abe & Jakes supplies for sale: Lg. dog P o r c u p i n e G r a s s : house-$40, Lg. Crate-$60, For Sale or Lease, Green/yellow variegated Outdoor pen w/tarp-$100. Owner Financing leaf. Plumes. Makes a nice Call Donna Johnson for Call 785-766-8211 winter accent. Four large more info. 913-314-1671 containers. $4 each. 785-842-8776. Surprise Lilies (naked ladies). Pink. 30 pots. $.50-$3.00. 785-841-5577

Antiques NEW HOURS Past & Present Treasures - Antiques Collectibles & Other Unique Items. Mon Thurs & Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5 Sun 11-3 New Items Daily 729 Main St in Eudora

Trees: FREE Maple TREES 12” Now - 6row to 6 feet. by Oct. 785-749-7797

Machinery-Tools

Tool: Eight inch stainless steel movable-arm protractor; Union Instrument Corp. (N.J.); very good, readable condition; original blue-velvet lined Antique Solid Oak Rocking hard-case which is in good chair - $65/offer. Call for shape; marked USCE. $20 cash. 785-842-7419. info: 785-841-6254 STEINWAY GRAND PIANOS Models A, B, D, L, M, & O Vintage, Rebuilt, Artcase Mid-America Piano 785-537-3774

Fish tank, stand & fish: 52 inch fish tank & stand with several fish (including Mickey Mouse Platys, Cardinal Tetras, Zebra Daniels), rocks. Everything for $150. call 785-331-6111

Electric Dryer Whirlpool 220 volt Excellent condition, 75. 785-865-8059 5BR, 3 1/2 bath, 3,273 sq.ft., Washer: $95, Please Call for 2-story frame home, end information or questions: of cul-de-sac, near K-10 in 785-841-6254 JUST IN! 16 fresh pianos! SW Lawrence, open view Both new and used to south. Informal & formal Baby & Children's grands, dining, 2 FRs, fenced back digitals, & verticals. Items yard, mature trees, bsmt. Mid-America Piano w/lots of storage, easy 1-800-950-3774 access attic, storage shed. Infant Car Seat. Peg-Prego piano4u.com New roof & paint, rough Infant Car Seat. Navy, like cedar pergola, & newly re- new. $50. 785-843-3095.. Looking to start piano? paired main sewer line on Get a high-quality the outside compliments Bicycles-Mopeds beginner instrument new carpet, paint, whole at Mid-America Piano house attic fan inside. 800-950-3774 Boys Bike: Magna Rip Claw Priced to sell at $249,700. piano4u.com w/ 20” Wheels, perfect for Stop by or for appt. a 6-10 year old. $30. contact Paul: 785-979-3542 Pianos: (3) 1 Wurlitzer, 1 785-841-3419 Lowery, 1 Gulbransen console, w/benches each Open House - Sunday Clothing $425. Price includes delivApril 17th, 1-3 pm ery & tuning. 785-832-9906 ?address? Prom or Bridesmaid Lawrence, KS Used Yamaha Clavinova 5BR, 3 1/2 bath, 3,273 sq.ft., Dresses (2). Navy blue silk, Excellent Condition 2-story frame home, SW sizes 6 and 10. SophistiTons of features! Lawrence, Informal & for- cated style, floor-length. C all for more details. Never worn, tags still on. mal dining, 2 FRs, fenced 785-537-3774 yard, mature trees, bsmt., Cost $100 each. Selling for easy access attic, storage $20 each. 785-749-2709. shed. New roof, paint, pergola, carpet, attic fan, & Collectibles more. $249,700. For appt. contact Paul: 785-979-3542 Barbie Dolls: 5 Barbie dolls in their boxes. Includes Pioneer (1994), Happy BirthOPEN Sun., 4/17, 2-4pm day (1983), Sun Sensation 823 Arkansas, Lawrence By owner, 2BR home walk- Barbie and Skipper (1991) ing distance to KU & Mass and a Fashion Play (1991). Lawrence St. New kitchen & bath, Boxes for Pioneer & Happy garage, fenced in back Birthday are in rough yard. $124,000. Stop by or shape. $25 firm for all 5, cash /eve. 785-843-7863 call for appt. 785-313-4752 Kansas Flag: 4x6ft. Ad Astra per Aspera. Perfect cond. $28. Call 785-843-9071

Lawrence Free Methodist Church

3BR Larkspur Court town LFMC AUCTION home, by owner. $149,500. Proceeds go to Near K-10/Wakarusa. FP, 2 Floor Coverings offsetting Summer Bath, wood floors/carpet, 2 Camps & Trips and car, main floor master BR/ Beige Carpet: With rust & Youth projects laundry, wood fence, patio, brown speckles slightly used. 3 pieces slightly over home maint. 785-224-5701 3001 Lawrence Ave. 10ft.x10ft. $60 for all. Call Sunday April 17 3BR rancher, full bsmt., 785-550-4890 Doors Open at 6:30pm. many updates, all appls. $139,000. 1601 W. 27th St. Some of things available Furniture Check info folders in Front for bidding: Yard. To view: 785-312-7988 Bed Frame: Full size black Private lunch with Wayne 3BR, By owner, 1 3/4 bath, 2 metal with ornate corner Simien, vacation pack$50/offer. story, 1,280 sq.ft. plus bsmt., posts, age, private catered pool garage, porch, wood floors 785-393-2599 party, day of water ski1312 Connecticut, Law- Desk and matching ing with lunch off the rence, close to downtown. shelves: $50 each Call for grill, guest host a KU $132,000. Call 785-887-9965. baseball game on air, info: 785-841-6254 car care-washes, oil 4BR, 2 bath, Prairie Park Desk. Full size solid wood changes & service. cul-de-sac, 2,700 sq. ft., desk with maple finish. Home-interior decoramessage at tions, professional paint, ranch, walkout bsmt, close Leave to school & K-10. $203,900. 785-843-3386. Price is a Hair care - products & 785-766-9054. Open House: contribution to the Law- service, childcare, date Sun., Apr. 17, 2-4pm. 1721 rence Humane Society. nights, yard work, cofCharise Ct., Lawrence, KS Love Seat. Brown love seat. fee, baked goods, clothTwo pillows. Good condi- ing. Restaurants: Mexican, Italian, Seafood, Ain’t life grand? tion. $65. Call 785-393-7772. Pizza, American. AutoAdd a Grand piano to KU memoraMattress & Box Springs: graphed Your new home! Royals tickets, $35 each, offer call for in- bilia, Var. finishes & styles house cleaning, KU gear, formation: 785-841-6254 785-537-3774 Hammond organ, jewpiano4u.com Mattress and Box Springs. elry-both gold and handQueen size mattress and crafted. Birthday packbox springs. No stains or ages, private musical tears. $25. Call performances Shiny Black Grand Piano (private 785-393-7772. Perfect for your new party or special event). home Mult sizes & styles avail performances Mattress Sets: Factory re- Musical Mid-America Piano jects, new in plastic. Save from our teens throughpiano4u.com up to 70%. All sizes. out. Childcare provided 800-950-3774 for infants & toddlers. 785-766-6431

SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011 11B Cars-Domestic

2006 Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Automatic, Heated Leather, Tinted Windows, Chrome Grill, $13,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2005 Cadillac Deville, Carriage Top, Chrome Wheels, Nice Car, $10,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

CADILLAC 2006 DTS Luxury II, 49K miles, Leather heated/cooled seats, Remote start, On Star, All power equip, and much more. Only $16,744.00 STK#614861. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com 1999 Cadillac Eldorado, 2 Door, One-Owner, Local New Car Trade, NICE $14,981. Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

Campers Coleman Camper: for sale. Cape Cod pop-up model, hard sides, AC, heater, gas stove, sleeps 5. $2300/OFFER. Call 913-796-6888.

Cadillac 1991 Sedan Deville. in good shape. maroon color, ragtop in good shape, $3,000. 913-724-1770

RV's

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2005 Cadillac STS, Sport Luxury Sedan, V6, Ready to Go, $13,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2006 Cadillac STS, V6, Heated Leather, Local Trade In, BOSE, Chrome Wheels, $14,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2008 Cadillac CTS, All Wheel Drive, Sunroof, Ride in Luxury, Remaining Warranty, $23,981

Miscellaneous

Beautiful 4BR, 3.5 bath Colonial on NW cul-de-sac, $289,000. 3,000+ sq.ft., 2 LR/ DR areas, bsmt. Well kept, Appliances upgrades thruout. Fenced, landscaped yard. Stop by Kenmore Washer: In excelor call Mark 785-766-3214 lent condition. asking $100. Music-Stereo Call 785-840-5892 (the phone # is correct now) Chickering Grand Piano, Open House - 1-3 pm HOOVER FLOOR-A-MATIC mahogany, like new, Will Sunday, April 17th, price asking floor scrubber: Scrubs sacrifice 2919 Flint Court floors, vacuums up water, $6000. Also, Oak china cabLawrence, KS cleans carpets. Old but inet, like new, asking $350. works fine. $10. 913-620-8451 785-856-8085.

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3BRs avail. now for females Oak TV Cabinet. 60”H X Fifth Wheel RV: 2002 Jayco Moving in 4BR townhome. No pets/ 24”D X 38”W; pull out Eagle. Take your home Sale smoking. $350/BR per mo. EASY TO OWN A NEW swivel for up to 27” TV, upwith you - winter or sumDoublewide or sin- per shelf for DVD/VCR, pull Share utils. 785-727-0025 mer. 29.5 feet with 2 Slide glewide. Our home, your out drawer for DVDs/VCRs. outs $16,000 Will sell as 1409 Riverside Dr. land, and $0 deposit. It’s $75. call 785-840-0282 package with 2001 Chevy Easy. Ask how?? Baldwin City Silverado 8.1 liter gasoline 800-375-3115 Sofa. Brown with 2 pillows. engine, extended cab, long Sat. & Sun. Good condition. $85. Call bed, 4 wheel drive. Many 3BR nice duplex, 1 bath, 1 8AM-1PM. 785-393-7772 L A N D O W N E R S H O T L I N E extras, including hitch. car, lg. yard (not fenced), Both days $500 and a Deed is What Call 785 594-2781 Owner is new appls. $650/mo. Avail. You Need to Purchase motivated and summer April 15th. 785-594-4864 Gift Ideas New Modular Home. Every thing must go. We awaits. FREE Furniture Pkg for have a sofa, loveseat 1 0 0 % G u a r a n t e e d O m a h a limited time! Eudora and rocking chair set. Steaks - SAVE 64% on 316-425-7940 coffee table, end table the Family Value and sofa table set. Collection. Studios - 3 BRs Dressers queen matress NOW ONLY $49.99 Mobile Homes Only $300 Deposit set, coca-cola stuff, Plus 3 FREE GIFTS & & FREE Rent dishes, desk, right-to-the-door W/D in Units, Pet Friendly! refrigerator,microwave OWNER WILL FINANCE delivery in a Greenway Apartments cart, baby crib with 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA. Clean reusable cooler, 1516 Greenway, Eudora matttress, infant Move in ready - Lawrence ORDER Today. 785-542-2237 carseat, fold up lawn Cars-Domestic Call 816-830-2152 1-888-702-4489 chairs. mention code 45069SVD 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, Newer or ranch in Shadow Ridge Acreage-Lots www.OmahaSteaks.com/f area. All appl., Lg. kitchen, amily23 Tonganoxie nice lot. Avail June 1. No 3 Acre wooded bldg. site 1-888-239-5723 pets, 995/mo. 785-766-9823 near Wakarusa River, W. of Glass Decanter: Lovely All American Auto Mart The Leavenworth Clinton Resevoir. Repo, As- pressed glass with Greek 1200 E Sante Fe sume Owner financing w/ letters (Sig Ep) Would Olathe, KS County Tonganoxie no down payment from make a nice gift $25. Call www.aaamkc.com JR Leaders 4-H Group $257/mo. Call 785-554-9663 785-843-9071 will be having a Spacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs 10 Acres SE of Baldwin. Lots Multi-family garage sale Dale Willey Automotive on April 17th from W/D hookups, Pets OK of trees, tall grass, small Health & Beauty 2840 Iowa Street 9am-4pm in the GREAT SPECIALS stream, & lots of wildlife. (785) 843-5200 Brown Building at the Electric & water included. Bedside Commode: Clean Cedar Hill Apts. www.dalewilleyauto.com Fairgrounds in $85,000. Call 785-979-7812 and excellent condition, 913-417-7200, 785-841-4935 Tonganoxie. $30. 785-393-2599 11 & 14 Acre bldg. sites, Lake Perry. Utils., old barn, The JR Leaders 4-H group Office Space wooded, deer &wildlife. No Lawn, Garden & host community service down payment. Repo, as- Nursery projects throughout the 1311 Wakarusa - office sume owner financing from year. The club is raising space available. 200 sq. ft. $343/mo. 785-554-9663 Antique wrought iron money to help support - 6,000 sq. ft. For details these projects and also 10-40 Acres, K-4 Hwy near planter: 26Hx8Wx32L, $75. to help the members of call 785-842-7644 Nortonville. Repo. Assume Call 785-843-9071 the club to support their Luxury office suites avail. owner financing. No down Gas Grill. Weber gas grill, needs. in SW Lawrence, starting payment. From $257 per older but works fine. $75. Some of the 4-Hers will at $500. Conference rm. & month. Call 785-554-9663 Call 785-312-7277. be paying for missions reception area furn. Inter- BANK ORDERED SALE! TaH e n & C h i c k s : outdoor net & phone. 785-633-5465 ble Rock Lake. Missouri plants. Two dozen - $5.00 trips, 4-H fair projects camps, medical Lake Lot w/Deeded Slip per dozen. Four single - cost, needs and more. $27,900 Call $2.00 Office Space Available & $3.00 each. 1-800-525-3140 now! 785-842-8776. at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. 2005 Buick Lacrosse, SeOur club would like to www.tablerocklakesale.com 785-841-4785 dan, Bench Seat, Onstar, thank the Tonganoxie, Hollyhocks for sale. likely Wood Trim, Xtra Clean, Basehor, Bonner and pink or peach with cream $11,481 yellow centers. possibly surrounding communities Farms-Acreage Retail & for all the encouraging dark maroon or yellow. Doug Richert Cadillac support our club Commercial Space 30 Acres, near Big Springs healthy plants. $2 per pot. 1900 SW Topeka Blvd has received. on 40 Hwy, 9 mi. W. of Law- call 785-841-5577. Topeka, KS 66612 rence. Pasture, ponds. Ladder: 24’ Louisville Alu2859 Four Wheel Drive (785) 783-0030 $1,900/acre . 785-845-6238 www.dougrichert.com minum Extension Ladder, • Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., $75. 785-841-3419 private bathroom, 697 sq.ft.

2BR to 3BR houses. Nice, most close to KU, free W/D use, wood floors. Start at • Climate controlled garage — 503 sq. ft., shared bath $695/mo. Call 785-841-3633 Four Wheel Drive 785-842-5227 for more info 3BR near KU & LHS. 1 bath, 1 Townhomes car, CA, 2121 Mitchell. 2859 Four Wheel Drive Available Now. $730/mo. Commercial Properties for Lease or Sale: high traffic FALL Leasing Now No pets. Call 785-832-9906 locations, from $525/mo. & 1 Unit is Avail. Now! Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 3BR near KU, 1 3/4 bath, CA, 2BR, 2 bath, all elect., W/D, W/D, 1009 W 20th Terr. lots of cabinet space, & Avail. Aug. 1st, $1,050/mo. Office w/AC, well lite shop cathedral ceiling with sky- No pets. Call 913-238-4199 area, separate bathrooms, light . Water & trash paid. 10ft. OHD, asphalt parking, Move In Special: $750/mo. 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, large pkg. or storage in fenced yard, lots of trees, rear, 3,200 sq. ft., flexible Pets ok. 785-842-5227 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW terms, owner. 785-887-1026 area. $850/mo. 785-842-8428

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Manufactured Homes

2009 Cadillac CTS AWD, Premium Paint, Onstar, Dual Climate Control, Heated Leather, $26,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

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2007 Chevy Impala LT, 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, 4 Door, Automatic, Good Miles, $11,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

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2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

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Sport Utility-4x4

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Sport Utility-4x4

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS

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Sport Utility-4x4

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Toyota 1999 4Runner Limited. Leather interior, a few minor exterior dings, 121,300 miles. Starter replaced recently. Very reliable vehicle. $8,000 Or best offer. Call 785-218-2456 for more info.

Truck-Pickups

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Subaru 2006 Legacy Outback Wagon, 1 owner, 57K AWD. Johnny I’s Cars 814 Iowa 785-841-3344 www.johnnyiscars.com

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2010 Chevy Impala LT, Remaining Factory Warranty, Topeka’s Best Price, ONLY $13,995

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Crossovers

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2007 Hyundai Sonata GLS, SUPER RARE , manual trans., 62k miles, a steal at $9900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Crossovers

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1998 Pontiac Trans AM, WS6, Automatic, Like New, Only 7,000 miles, $18,981. Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

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2007 Chevy Cobalt LT, 2 Door Coupe, Spoiler, Performance Exhaust, 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, $8,995

2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, 4 Door, Automatic, A/C, Leather, Spacious and Clean, $5,995

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Sometimes honesty isn’t the best policy

Dear Annie: My good friend “Lara” is three months pregnant with her third child. She recently confided in me that she purposely didn’t use birth control. She told her husband, “Joe,” that the pregnancy was “an accident.” The problem is, my husband played golf with Joe and told me how upset Joe is. He and Lara wanted another child, but both agreed that financially, it would be too difficult. He then told my husband that he couldn’t blame Lara since it wasn’t her fault the birth control failed. Unfortunately, I told my husband what Lara did, and now he wants to inform Joe. I said we should stay out of their business, but he is insistent. He wants me to tell Lara that either she tells Joe or he will. I think Lara was wrong to deceive Joe and told her so, but I don’t want to cause her any anxiety during her pregnancy. What should I do? — Desperate for Advice Dear Desperate: This is SO not your business. Ask your husband what he hopes to accomplish by telling Joe. That he will leave Lara? Be so upset that he cannot accept the child? Make her give up the baby for adoption? There are times when honesty is not the best policy, because it will only cause hurt and pain. This

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approve of the way he treats her, but she is confident that once we meet him, everything will be OK. She keeps insisting that she is bringing him along for the weekend. Frankly, I don’t want him near my house or at my wedding. How do I inform Kelly without being rude? — She’s Still My Best Friend

Dear Best Friend: Did you tell Kelly she could bring a anniesmailbox@comcast.net date to the wedding? If not, make it clear that your guest is one of those times. If you list is set and you are so sorry, cannot convince your husbut you cannot accommodate band to stay out of this, you any more people, including will have to inform Lara that you spilled the beans to him and then let her deal with the situation as she chooses. Dear Annie: I am getting married in seven months. My maid of honor is “Kelly,” a lifelong friend. She lives across the country and is planning to stay at our house the weekend of the event. For the past year, Kelly has had an on-and-off relationship with her current boyfriend. He has been in and out of jail and has fathered two children by another woman. He neither supports nor helps raise them. Even though he has cheated on her numerous times, Kelly thinks he’s the best thing since sliced bread. She knows we don’t

‘Thrones’ not so magical in wit or acting HBO takes a spin of the dice, or the runes, with “Game of Thrones” (8 p.m., HBO). An ambitious 10-part series based on George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novel “A Song of Fire and Ice,” “Thrones” takes place in a magical kingdom spanning several climates and cultures, a place where seasons can last decades and supernatural spirits haunt frozen borders for thousands of years on end. For all of its novelty, “Thrones” feels thoroughly grounded in the he-man genre, spanning in sensibility from medieval northern Europe with its broadsword bashers to the sun-kissed isles of the Mediterranean, where bare-chested horsemen mount steeds and wenches with a grim nonchalance. Featuring a plot too complicated to explain without a flowchart, “Thrones” boils down to battle between rival families for the kingdom and the glory, etc. The folks way up North have the gruff-andtumble style of Europeans barely out of the dark ages. They haven’t had much time for refinement, having defended some kind of frozen walled border for 7,000 years. Some of their enemies have the platinum locks found on old ABBA album covers. They make a strategic alliance and bond through a gruesomely loveless marriage to brutal horsemen who dare not laugh. If I seem to be infusing this synopsis with feeble attempts at humor, forgive me. For there is little found onscreen. With the exception of a rather bookish, randy and cynical dwarf, no character is endowed with anything resembling wit or seems capable of uttering memorable dialogue. Like a lot of fantasy lore, “Thrones” seems long on imaginative narrative marinated in the mythic and familiar. There’s certainly enough going on to make you wonder what will happen next. But the biggest mystery here is why “Game of Thrones” is airing on HBO. It seems closer in sensibility to Syfy or Starz. I simply cannot imagine that the audience that showed up for “Mildred Pierce” will stick around for the second decapitation.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): an interview with Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen whose forthcoming book casts Bill Gates in an unfavorable light. ● Scheduled on “Dateline” (6 p.m., NBC): Mexico’s drug war leaves thousands murdered or missing. ● Australian forests destroyed by fire bounce back on “Nature” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings). ● Not every crime is against fashion on the new series “Mob Wives” (7 p.m., VH1). ● “Human Planet” (Discovery) visits the Arctic (7 p.m.) and “Grasslands and Jungles” (8 p.m.). ● A new maid brings a sad history on “Upstairs Downstairs” “Masterpiece Mystery” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings). Part two of three. ● The cast of “The Facts of Life” and singers Hall & Oates are among those honored at the TV Land Awards (8 p.m., TV Land).

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her boyfriend. Under no circumstances are you obligated to put him up at your home. While you don’t have to meet this man, Kelly may defend him more vociferously if she feels it’s the two of them against the world. You will be in a position to be more supportive of her if you meet the guy, and it sounds like she will need a shoulder to lean on.

— Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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dynamic energy to the mix. A loved one is happy to be part of your plans. Tonight: A smile goes a long way. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Someone you respect could be pushing hard; this person wants you to join him or her. As a result of how you look at this person, you will want to follow through on his or her request. Tonight: Remember yourself, too. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★★ You might be juggling people, ideas and plans. Consider the possibility of canceling something. Tonight: Hang out. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Many people will be off with their own concerns. Getting certain errands accomplished and feeling good about yourself both can happen, if you plan. Tonight: Remember, you do have self-discipline. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ The Full Moon adds to your allure and desirability. You know how to juggle many different concerns and not allow someone to feel less than good. Tonight: As you like it. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★ You might feel the need to explain where you are coming from. You have a strong desire to

pursue a path that to many people seems antisocial. Tonight: Take some muchneeded personal time. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21) ★★★★★ Zero in on a friendship and include this person in your plans. He or she might be quite touched by your thoughtfulness. Tonight: Fun times are here. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★ Don't you want to take off that mantle? You don't always have to be the responsible party. Tonight: You can't stay off center stage, can you? Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ If your thoughts stray to someone at a distance, why not pick up the phone and at least chat? You can be sure of a strong reception. Tonight: Daydream all you want. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ Deal directly with others, knowing what needs to be eliminated. Though you might be pulled between two different interests, a choice seems inevitable. Tonight: A nice, cozy meal for two.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Composer-musician Jan Hammer is 63. Actress Olivia Hussey is 60. Actor Clarke Peters is 59. Rock singer-musician Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks) is 56. Actor Sean Bean is 52. Rock singer Maynard James Keenan is 47.

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land) is 38. Singer Victoria Adams Beckham (Spice Girls) is 37. Actress-singer Lindsay Korman is 33. Actor Paulie Litt is 16. Actress Dee Dee Davis is 15.

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Heat hold off 76ers’ late rally while running multiple bodies at Howard all night, and the rest of the Magic failed to step up. Howard tied a career high with 46 points, to go along with 19 rebounds. Jameer Nelson had 27, but no other Orlando player reached double figures.

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Heat 97, 76ers 89 MIAMI — Chris Bosh scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, LeBron James finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Miami held off a huge Philadelphia rally on Saturday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Dwyane Wade scored 17 for Miami, five of those points coming in the final 1:34. Philadelphia held the Heat scoreless for 4:37 of the fourth quarter and scored 12 straight points to close to 88-87, but never got the lead in the final minutes. Thaddeus Young had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the 76ers, while Jrue Holiday added 19, and Elton Brand finished with 17. Game 2 is Monday in Miami.

ATLANTA (103) Smith 6-12 2-7 15, Horford 7-14 2-2 16, Collins 0-1 1-2 1, Hinrich 6-10 0-0 13, Johnson 9-16 7-8 25, Pachulia 0-1 2-2 2, Crawford 7-14 5-6 23, Thomas 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 2-3 2-2 6, Powell 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 38-74 21-29 103. ORLANDO (93) Turkoglu 2-9 1-2 6, Bass 0-4 0-0 0, Howard 1623 14-22 46, Nelson 10-18 3-4 27, J.Richardson 28 0-0 4, Anderson 0-2 0-0 0, Arenas 2-5 1-2 6, Redick 2-6 0-0 4, Q.Richardson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-75 19-30 93. Atlanta 17 38 30 18 — 103 Orlando 19 29 23 22 — 93 3-Point Goals—Atlanta 6-14 (Crawford 4-7, Smith 1-2, Hinrich 1-3, Johnson 0-1, Horford 0-1), Orlando 6-22 (Nelson 4-7, Arenas 1-2, Turkoglu 14, Howard 0-1, Anderson 0-2, Redick 0-2, J.Richardson 0-4). Fouled Out—Collins. Rebounds—Atlanta 42 (Smith 8), Orlando 54 (Howard 19). Assists—Atlanta 19 (Crawford, Johnson 5), Orlando 15 (Turkoglu 5). Total Fouls—Atlanta 28, Orlando 24. Technicals— Howard. A—19,108 (18,500).

PHILADELPHIA (89) Iguodala 2-7 0-0 4, Brand 8-14 1-1 17, Hawes 24 0-0 4, Holiday 5-12 6-6 19, Meeks 3-6 1-2 9, Young 9-20 2-4 20, Williams 3-10 2-2 10, Turner 12 0-0 2, Nocioni 0-3 0-0 0, Battie 0-0 0-0 0, Speights 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 35-85 12-15 89. MIAMI (97) James 4-14 13-14 21, Bosh 8-17 9-11 25, Ilgauskas 4-5 0-0 8, Bibby 3-9 0-0 8, Wade 6-13 58 17, Anthony 0-3 3-4 3, Jones 4-8 0-0 9, Miller 03 0-0 0, Chalmers 2-2 1-2 6. Totals 31-74 31-39 97. Philadelphia 31 18 20 20 — 89 Miami 19 35 26 17 — 97 3-Point Goals—Philadelphia 7-19 (Holiday 3-5, Meeks 2-3, Williams 2-6, Young 0-1, Iguodala 02, Nocioni 0-2), Miami 4-17 (Bibby 2-7, Chalmers 1-1, Jones 1-4, Wade 0-1, James 0-2, Miller 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Philadelphia 43 (Young 11), Miami 61 (James 14). Assists— Philadelphia 22 (Iguodala 9), Miami 15 (Wade, James 5). Total Fouls—Philadelphia 25, Miami 16. Technicals—Philadelphia defensive three second. A—19,600 (19,600).

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MIAMI’S MARIO CHALMERS (15) GUARDS Philadelphia’s Thaddeus Young as he looks for an open teammate during the second half of Game 1 of their first-round series. The Heat defeated the Bulls 104, Pacers 99 C H I C A G O — Derrick Rose 76ers, 97-89, on Saturday in Miami. scored 39 points, Kyle KorvIANA (99) e r n a i l e d t h e go - a h e a d then hit Korver with a cross- INDGranger 10-20 0-0 24, Hansbrough 10-19 2-3 Hawks 103, Magic 93 ORLANDO , F LA . — Joe Johnthree-pointer, and the top- court pass for a three that 22, Hibbert 4-7 3-4 11, Collison 7-15 1-3 17, 1-2 0-0 2, Rush 2-3 1-2 7, McRoberts 1-6 son scored 25 points, Jamal seeded Bulls rallied from a gave the Bulls their first lead George 2-2 4, Dunleavy 0-3 0-0 0, Price 3-6 0-1 8, Foster Crawford finished with 23, late 10-point deficit to beat at 102-99 with 48 seconds 1-3 2-2 4. Totals 39-84 11-17 99. CHICAGO (104) the Pacers in their playoff remaining. and the Hawks beat Orlando Deng 7-13 2-4 18, Boozer 4-11 4-5 12, Noah 5opener. Danny Granger missed a 12 0-1 10, Rose 10-23 19-21 39, Bogans 0-3 0-0 0, in Game 1 of their playoff Trailing 98-88 late in the tying three. Joakim Noah got Brewer 1-3 0-0 2, Thomas 3-4 0-0 6, Gibson 1-2 0- series, overcoming a monster 4-7 1-1 13, Asik 0-0 0-0 0, Watson 1-4 night by Magic star Dwight game, the Bulls showed the the rebound, and Rose eventu- 00-02, 2.Korver Totals 36-82 26-32 104. I n d i a n a 27 28 24 20 — 99 Howard. resolve that carried them to a ally hit two free throws with icago 23 28 20 33 — 104 league-best 62-20 record, 14.8 seconds remaing. He was Ch3-Point Atlanta was eliminated by Goals—Indiana 10-18 (Granger 4-8, outscoring Indiana 16-1 over 19-of-21 from the line and had Collison 2-2, Rush 2-2, Price 2-3, George 0-1, Orlando in last year’s play0-2), Chicago 6-20 (Korver 4-4, Deng 2- offs in the most lopsided the final 3:38. six asssists and six rebounds Dunleavy 3, Watson 0-1, Bogans 0-3, Rose 0-9). Fouled Rose scored seven during in another strong perform- Out—None. Rebounds—Indiana 40 (Hibbert 8), four-game sweep in NBA Chicago 63 (Noah 11). Assists—Indiana 21 history, but this one was that run, including a three- ance. (Collison 9), Chicago 18 (Rose 6). Total Fouls— point play and a floater that Luol Deng added 18 points, Indiana 25, Chicago 21. Technicals—Indiana much different. The Hawks Coach Vogel, Deng. A—22,986 (20,917). tied it at 99 with 1:27 left. He and Korver finished with 13. led by as many as 18 points

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YOU ARE HEREBY notified that a petition has been filed in this court by SAHRA L. DEE, as administrator of the estate of HELEN MARIE KRISCHE, deceased. You are further advised that the petitioner in this matter has requested administration pursuant to the Kansas Simplified Estates Act, and if such request is granted

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Cerise Martel Age: 29

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Relationship status: I’ve been with my boyfriend for 14 years. Hometown: Kansas City, Mo., but I was born in Wyoming. Time in Lawrence: We visit once or twice a month. Occupation: Bookseller at Borders in Lee’s Summit, Mo., and clerk for the Department of Revenue. How would you describe your style? My style is a mix of Gothic, Victorian and a little bit of the exotic. What are your current favorite fashion trends? I have been wearing a lot of colCLOTHING DETAILS: ored lace trims Dress: Target, 2011, $19. on things, and I love beading and Shoes: JCPenney, 2008, $15. feathers. Purse: Craig Morrison, Bug, 2009, $120.

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Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich. Time In Lawrence: 22 years Occupation: Sous chef, musician/producer What were you doing when scouted? Starjammin'. How would you describe your style? Comfortable farmboy who can clean up nicely. What are your current favorite fashion trends? Ladies in short shorts and low tops or cute summer dresses. What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Rooting for the home team, regardless. #FOE (family over everything)

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SHANGHAI-BASED ARTIST JIN SHAN is pictured with Kris Ercums, curator of global, contemporary and Asian art at the Spencer Museum of Art, underneath Shan’s installation “It Came from the Sky.”The installation, which features a 7-foot silicone policeman dangling below an image of space, is, according to Ercums, “ a playful critique of what is a police state in China.” It will be on display through August.

POLICE STATE New Spencer exhibit explores ideas behind political control By Michael C. Auchard Special to the Journal-World

Positions of authority, both celestial and secular, are a central theme running through Chinese installation artist Jin Shan’s work. “It Came From The Sky” made its debut Friday at the Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. The artist says he studies the idea of political control because of his complex relationship with his own government. “I play with a lot of styles with the theme of power,” Jin says, “with humor and different emotions. It’s very hard to figure out, which emotions you put in each work.” The artwork Jin is showing is a silicone rendering of a policeman, suspended by wires. It is lowered from the ceiling while surrounded by projected cosmic images from

SHANGHAI-BASED ARTIST JIN SHAN talks with media members during a break from working on his installation “It Came from the Sky,” which is on view now at Kansas University’s Spencer Museum of Art. the Hubble Space Telescope. Jin says the piece was inspired by Christian iconography, both Chinese and

Western culture and by ideas of power throughout history. Despite his background as an artist having to maneuver

through Chinese censorship, Jin says he doesn’t want his work to come off as specifically anti-Communist Party or even uniquely Chinese. “I don’t want to put myself out there as someone who’s against government,” he says. “I don’t want to be the ‘Communist-country artist.’ Around the globe, there are so many people pressured by political powers, but I want to get beyond that. My work isn’t about Chinese issues or American issues. It’s about human issues — it’s more philosophical.” Kris Imants Ercums, curator of global, contemporary and Asian art at the Spencer Museum of Art, says Jin’s work is important and timely. He says the artist fits with the museum’s goal of creating a dialogue about important Please see EXHIBIT, page 2C

What would like to see less of in Lawrence? Hating on the home team. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? One bat-tat. Do you have any fashion influences? The mirror. People say I look like: My grandfather, Lino Lopez or Clark Kent

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High IQ fails to manifest itself in practical ways Boomer Girl Diary I ’ve always considered myself a person with above-average intelligence. This belief, however misconstrued, originated with the nuns who attempted to impart an education to me in the ’60s and ’70s. As ordained by the diocese, they would administer all manner of standardized tests and report to my parents: “Your daughter’s a smart girl. She just doesn’t apply herself.” (Alternately: “Catherine isn’t working up to her full potential.”) Once, when discussing my college options with our earnest but narcoleptic high school counselor, Sister Mary Cleophas, I accidentally glimpsed my IQ score on the “permanent record” she held in her hands as she nodded off.

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In 1972, this was akin to discovering your father’s pay stub or the contents of your mother’s bedside table. IQ scores were classified, top secret, “don’t ask, don’t tell” information no child was permitted to have. Naturally, I became obsessed with the number and looked it up

on the IQ scale (how I accomplished this without Google, I cannot say). There — in the Encyclopedia Britannica or other ancient tome — was my quotient, solidly above average. (Not “genius,” mind you. That DNA went to my middle sister — the lawyer — along with thin, tapered fingers and flawless skin.) But, my score wasn’t chopped liver, and I’ve been clinging to it like a life preserver for decades. Why? Because, most days, I’m convinced I am the STUPIDEST PERSON IN THE WORLD! Just the other day, for example, I spent far too long pushing on a door that was clearly marked PULL. I’m talking five, maybe 10 seconds, complete with cussing

at the door for not opening readily. Can you say, “One taco short of a combo plate”? While cooking, I will routinely reach for the lid on a pot of boiling water, completely disregarding the four oven mitts in the drawer next to the cooktop. (Yes, I said “routinely,” thus disproving the old “once burned, twice shy” theory.) In other words, the wheel is turning, but the hamster is dead. On more than one occasion, I have walked full bore into a closed screened door. While these antics provided an endless visual loop of hilarity for my family, nothing makes a person feel stupider. Except maybe walking Please see BOOMER, page 2C


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BEHIND THE LENS

These cameras suitable for casual shutterbugs By Mike Yoder myoder@ljworld.com

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DEPENDING ON YOUR CAMERA NEEDS, the camera capabilities in your cell phone may be all you require. Other alternatives are the popular and pocketable pointand-shoots and the top of the line DSLR with interchangeable lenses. See past Behind the Lens columns at LJWorld.com.

I’ve owned many cameras in my life and each one has filled a specific need. When I’m asked about what camera I use or would recommend, I have different answers. The camera I use for work may not be suitable for a weeklong expedition on a bicycle. And if you’re planning a safari vacation, I would be wrong in recommending a pocket pointand-shoot. Because photography is both a profession and a passion for me, I’m never short of alternative cameras for various situations. But for casual shutterbugs, one camera may be the household maximum. Below, I’ve listed three categories of cameras, some of their pros and cons and a couple top models in each category. One

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international issues. “Jin Shan combines humor with social commentary,” Ercums says, “and so this is kind of a playful approach to art that allows audiences to engage with a topic that can be fairly challenging. Most of his work responds to the way that China is being thrust into a global context. This kind of dizzying transformation of Chinese society, which oftentimes brings artistic expression into direct conflict with state authority — one of the prevailing topics in his work is this critique of authority.” Ercums says “It Came ‘IT CAME From The FROM THE Sky” was conceived by Jin SKY’ after a visit to the museum This exhibit by Jin last year. He Shan is on display says the artist at Kansas University’s considered the space he Spencer Museum had to work of Art through with as well August. as other artwork in the museum, especially medieval Christian art. He then combined the concepts with his own familiarity with Chinese traditions. “He wanted to combine those ideas with the secular notion that comes with the embodiment, in human scale, of the policeman. It’s not a critique of policemen, per se, but they serve as a representation of the power that all humans thirst for. Placing the policeman in this cosmic realm is a way to bring together very mundane, dayto-day ideas with more cosmic, macrocosmic ideas of power.” Ercums says it’s important to bring international artists into the community. He says both artists and non-artists benefit from exposure to world art and global current events. “I think that Lawrence and Kansas City have one of the most dynamic art scenes in the country. Any way we can grow that — I call it art ecology — is good. The best way to do that is to bring all kinds of stimulus and allow all types of artists to talk to each other and exchange ideas. This is important to broader audiences, too. It helps people to think of themselves in a broader, global conscience. We can’t just stay sequestered in our own region. We have to think of ourselves and how we interact with the whole world.” Saralyn Reece Hardy, director of the Spencer Museum of Art, says she’s looking forward to the unveiling of Jin’s installation piece. “I think, in this case, there’s a sense of fit with Jin Shan and the subject of his work for this particular moment in the world,” she says. “I’m excited to have an artist of his ability and vision, and I’m equally honored to be presenting his work in this moment when global artistic expression needs to see the light.”

into a plate glass window. Translation: Prairie Village must be missing its idiot. The latest example of my stupidity occurred three weeks ago when I returned to the gym after a long winter hiatus. My objective? To sweat away 25 pounds in four weeks, just in time for the Mediterranean cruise I won in a Food and Wine magazine Facebook contest (more on that story of stupid luck next time). The goal, in my mind, was totally reachable. All it would take were two daily workouts at elite athlete intensity and food consumption of 800 calories per day. In the gym, I tackled each of the weight machines with a vigorous sense of purpose. I pumped, I pulled, I lifted, I stretched. I put extra effort into the hip adductor machine, willing my inner thighs to melt away as I thrust my legs, in and out, in and out…. Three workouts in a row and I was feeling great. Until day four. On that day, I awoke in agony. My right thigh, hip and lower back were in searing pain. Bruises had appeared overnight on my groin area. I shuffled to the bathroom like Tim Conway’s old man character on “The Carol Burnett Show.” The descent to the toilet

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The moral of the story is this (Parents, please take note): IQ tests mean absolutely nothing.” seat from the upright position was beyond excruciating. “HOW COULD I BE SO STUPID! I HAVE AN ABOVE-AVERAGE IQ!” I cried. Despite megadoses of ibuprofen, Tylenol, Icy Hot and heat patches, the pain took weeks to subside. Riding into Kansas City to attend my mother’s wedding, I held a bag of frozen corn to my groin under my fancy pants. (We were out of frozen peas.) “What’d you do, Mom?” my son inquired from the back seat. “Let’s just say I’m a few peas short of a casserole, dear,” I replied, switching the bag of corn to the tender spot on my back. “You know, like all foam and no beer?” The moral of the story is this (Parents, please take note): IQ tests mean absolutely nothing. In the end, the brilliant Forrest Gump had the right idea: Stupid is as stupid does. — Cathy Hamilton is a public relations and marketing consultant, author of 16 books and blogger at boomergirl.com. Contact her at cathy@boomergirl.com.

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ARTS NOTE Auditions planned for Summer Youth Theatre The Lawrence Arts Center is having auditions for its Summer Youth Theatre programs, which are as follows: June: For third- through eighth-graders, “Aladdin, Jr.” by Disney, directed by Jennifer Glenn; and for eighth- through 12th-graders, “Romeo and Juliet” by Shakespeare, directed by Doug Weaver. July: For third- through eighth-graders, “Jason and the Argonauts” by Will Averill, directed by Elizabeth Sullivan; and for eighth- through 12thgraders, “West Side Story,” directed by Ric Averill. Auditions will be at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. April 24 and 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. April 25. Callbacks will be 5 p.m.-8 p.m. April 24 and 7 p.m.-10 p.m. April 25 for eighth- through 12th-graders; and from 4 p.m.6 p.m. (“Jason”) and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. (“Aladdin”) April 26 for third- through eighth-graders. The cast list will be posted by noon April 27, and room will be left in the cast for late enrollees. All students who audition will be cast. All students should prepare a monologue of no more than 2 minutes in length (1 minute is highly recommended). Students auditioning for a musical should bring 16 bars of a Broadway, jazz or art song. Accompanist provided. For more information, contact ricaverill@lawrenceartscenter.org

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READING By Joe Preiner Read more responses and add your thoughts at LJWorld.com

Matthew Stephens, accountant, Lawrence “’No Reservations’ by Anthony Bourdain. It’s about the celebrity chef lifestyle.”

Remembering Mother President Obama’s sister pens kids’ book about the pair’s extraordinary parent

In 1944, Aldous Huxley wrote a rather edgy children’s story, “The Crows of Pearblossom,” for his young niece as a Christmas present. The story nearly vanished before it appeared in a small format with black-and-white illustrations in 1967. Lucky for today’s children, this clever tale of a frustrated wannabe mother crow and a sneaky snake is back in a grand picture book with bright, engaging artwork by Sophie Blackall. Huxley’s niece who received this story as a present, Olivia de Haulleville, writes an afterward about her uncle, known as the author of “Brave New World,” and how the manuscript survived a fire.

Poet’s Showcase

‘Music to Me’ Music to me It sets me free It allows me to spread wings and fly Music raises my spirit I love to hear it It fills me with color and joy Music is such a wonderful thing I love to hear its jovial ring It makes me listen with awe I love that I am able to say “I can play music every day!” What would the world be without music? Music has a remarkable sound It makes people dance round and round What would I do without music?

By Leanne Italie Associated Press

N E W Y O R K — Above a rooftop in Jakarta or the Indus River in Pakistan, the moon looms large in the childhood memories of Maya SoetoroNg, but President Obama’s little sister hadn’t realized how important those memories were until she was pregnant with her oldest daughter. It was then she thought about how their mother, Ann George Runyan, Dunham, would jostle her eighth-grader, awake wherever they were — Lawrence in India or New York, Eng“’Cirque du Freak’ by Darren land or Hawaii — to head outShan. It’s about a kid who side so they could appreciate gets turned into a vampire to the moon. And how grandsave his best friend’s life.” mother and granddaughter would never meet. Suhaila, now 6, was born a decade after Dunham died of cancer, but Soetoro-Ng has paired her and “Grandma Annie” through the moon in a picture book out this month. The dreamily drawn book from Candlewick Press, “Ladder to the Moon,” opens with little Suhaila asking her mother what her grandmother was like. “She was like the Dave Kordahl, moon,” her mother replies. graduate student, “Full, soft and curious.” Lawrence In a telephone interview “’The Martian Chronicles’ by from her home in Hawaii, SoeRay Bradbury. It’s a toro-Ng told The Associated completely nonscientific book Press that she thought of her about colonizing Mars.” mother “a lot during my pregnancy, having come across boxes full of my children’s books and toys that she had saved for me. That moment was a great shuddering moment of love and longing. I really did want to somehow connect the two of them.” She and husband, Konrad Ng, chose the name Suhaila because it means “glow around the moon” in Sanskrit. The book describes how April Ramos, one night, a golden ladder social worker, appears at the girl’s open bedLawrence room window with her “I’m currently reading ’Great grandmother, hair flowing Expectations’ by Charles down her back and silver Dickens.” bangles tinkling on her arms. The two climb to the moon, looking down on a world f illed with sorrow, from earthquakes and tsunamis, poverty and intolerance. They invite children and others who are suffering to take refuge on their gray, glowing moon, until it’s time for the girl to say goodbye and climb back into bed, knowing they’ve helped others heal. Like Soetoro-Ng, who said Allison Ramos, she wrote the book to encourseventh-grader, age unity, compassion and Lawrence peace, Suhaila hopes the “’Ramona Quimby, Age 8’ by book will have an impact on Beverly Cleary. It’s about her the world. struggles through life and “I hope my friends read my with her family.” moms book,” the first-grader said in an email, clearly com-

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Music creates a feeling for me The feeling is of euphoria and glee I love music and I will forever. — Jackson Hoy, 10, is a fifthgrader at Langston Hughes School.

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MAYA SOETORO-NG, left, sits with daughter Suhaila Ng, 6, in their home in Honolulu. Soetoro-Ng, President Obama’s sister, draws on memories of their mother, Ann Dunham, for her new picture book titled “Ladder to the Moon.”

I wanted her (the book’s illustrator) to try and capture their spirit, but I told her I wanted them to be ethnically ambiguous. I wanted them to be every woman and every child.” — Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Obama’s younger sister posed on her own, 6-year-old grammar and all. “And my cousins read my moms book. and my teachers read my moms book. And when my sister is old enough to read I hope she reads it. I hope that when they read it they think about peace and no more fiting in the world and I hope that many peopol like it.” She continued: “I think its awesome that my name is in the book becuaes I love books and maybe someone like me will read the book and feel like I am there friend.”

At home in the world Friendship was something that came easily to Dunham, explained Soetoro-Ng. Her mother lived in 13 different places around the world, first alone and later with her daughter and son in tow, but felt at home, “more or less,” in each, Soetoro-Ng said. And how did this affect Soetoro-Ng’s famous brother? “That ability to break down perceived boundaries or cross bridges is something that he got from her,” she said. Dunham, divorced from Obama’s father and years later from Soetoro-Ng’s, died in 1995 at age 53 of ovarian and uterine cancer before the births of her

four grandchildren — Suhaila, her 2-year-old sister, Savita, and their famous cousins, Malia and Sasha Obama. A natural storyteller, Dunham passed on many of her best to her kids while under the glow of the moon. “The moon sort of guided us to points of intersection,” Soetoro-Ng said. “She loved the moon so much because the moon was the same for everybody and all of these people and places were connected because we shared the same moon.” The book takes its title from Georgia O’Keeffe’s 1958 painting of a floating ladder on an aqua background.

Scholar and author Born in Jakarta, Soetoro-Ng attended Barnard College and the University of Hawaii before earning her master’s in secondary education from New York University. She spent several years teaching and developing curricula for public middle schools in Manhattan, then returned to Hawaii and received a Ph.D in international comparative education. She now lives with her family in Honolulu, working as a cultural educator for the nonprofit East-West Center and lecturing in the educa-

Here are the best-sellers for the week ending April 10, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

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tion department at the University of Hawaii. So when did she find the time to write a children’s book? In Chicago, at her brother’s kitchen table while helping to get him elected president. Soetoro-Ng had always wanted to write a book for young kids. At the time, Obama had just signed a contract for “Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters,” his picture book released last November. “I felt suddenly brave, taking the risk of trying to get published,” she said. Soetoro-Ng, nine years younger than the president, has always celebrated her multicultural heritage as the daughter of a white American and an Indonesian dad, but Dunham has brown skin in the book — and deliberately so. Soetoro-Ng showed her illustrator, Yuyi Morales, photos of Dunham and Suhaila before Morales went to work and “asked her to not be true to those pictures.” Morales drew partly on her own Mexican heritage in creating the drawings. “I wanted her to try and capture their spirit, but I told her I wanted them to be ethnically ambiguous,” she said. “I wanted them to be every woman and every child. I wanted a European child, an African child, an Asian child to be able to feel a certain familiarity in their visage.” Soetoro-Ng isn’t finished yet. Candlewick also plans to publish her young adult novel about a 16-year-old healer. No release date has been set.

1. “The Fifth Witness.” Michael Connelly. Little, Brown, $27.99. 2. “The Land of Painted Caves.” Jean M. Auel. Crown, $30. 3. “I’ll Walk Alone.” Mary Higgins Clark. Simon & Schuster, $25.99. 4. “4 44 Charles Street.” Danielle Steel. Delacorte, $28. 5. “Lover Unleashed.” J.R. Ward. NAL, $27.95. 6. “Miles to Go.” Richard Paul Evans. Simon & Schuster, $22. 7. “Toys.” James Patterson & Dennis McMahon. Little, Brown, $26.95. 8. “Live Wire.” Harlan Coben. Dutton, $27.95. 9. “Crunch Time.” Diane Mott Davidson. Morrow, $26.99. 10. “Sing You Home.” Jodi Picoult. Atria, $28.

Nonfiction 1. “Bossypants.” Tina Fey. LB/Reagan Arthur, $26.99. 2. “The 17 Day Diet.” Dr. Mike Moreno. Free Press, $25. 3. “Unbroken.” Laura Hillenbrand. Random House, $27. 4. “63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read.” Jesse Ventura with Dick Russell. Skyhorse, $24.95. 5. “Malcolm X.” Manning Marable. Viking, $30. 6. “Love Wins.” Rob Bell. HarperOne, $22.99. 7. “All That Is Bitter & Sweet.” Ashley Judd with Maryanne Vollers. Ballantine, $26. 8. “The Healthy Home.” Myron Wentz & Dave Wentz. Vanguard Press, $29.99. 9. “The Social Animal.” David Brooks. Random House, $27. 10. “Unlimited.” Jillian Michaels. Crown, 26.

Killing off a Swedish detective; Wallander fans deserve better By Ed Siegel Newsday

Kurt Wallander is the Sherlock Holmes of our day. If Holmes’ gaslit streets and treacherous moors defined the Victorian mystery, then Wallander’s desolate Sweden captures the atmospherics of today’s brooding Nordic crime novels better than anyone. (Sorry, Stieg Larrsson fans.) Unfortunately, there’s another striking similarity. Henning Mankell, it seems, has come to dislike Wallander as much as Arthur Conan Doyle came to hate Holmes, which he makes clear in his last, thoroughly unsatisfying Wallander novel, “The Troubled Man.” (There’s still a novella unreleased in English, “The Grave.”) While I’m not at liberty to say whether Wallander winds up in the Swedish equivalent of the Reichen-

bach Falls, it’s clear that Mankell has grown tired of his great detective. Again like Doyle, Mankell seems to want to leave Wallander behind so he can pursue more serious themes in his fiction — like blaming the United States for everything from AIDS in South Africa to infiltration of Swedish politics. That, in itself, isn’t the problem. The issue is that Mankell’s nonWallander novels, such as “Kennedy’s Brain” and “The Man from Beijing,” just aren’t very good. They’re bloated, turgid and laughably bleak. Wallander imposes discipline on Mankell. The detective’s melancholy riffs on Swedish society, his dedication to doing his part to maintain a semblance of morality, the intertwin-

ing of his personal life and police procedurals are what have made Wallander so fascinating. Until now. Mankell was a master of letting his protagonist age as the series progressed, but now, at 60, Wallander has internalized all his worries about Sweden as he ponders the abyss and obsesses about his failing memory. His daughter, Linda, who established such a sparkling relationship with him in “Before the Frost,” merely nags her father as he reminisces about family life — his disagreeable late father, his childhood dog’s getting hit by a truck, his alcoholic ex-wife and his cancer-ridden ex-lover. Linda, meanwhile, has taken up with a dullard financier whose parents have gone missing. Are they Russian spies?

Are they alive? This is the central mystery of the novel, hardly as compelling as the shocking murders Wallander has been faced with in the past. Not that it’s a bad story. Mankell’s ability to unspool a mystery and Wallander’s ability to solve it are still at the head of the class. Just what is going on with these disappeared people? One seems to be a spy, but the financier son, who’s obsessed by the international financial collapse, is awfully suspicious. Could he be a Scandinavian Bernie Madoff, or are the Swedish banks up to no good? Mankell does a good enough job keeping us guessing and the resolution of the mystery is nicely turned. But it doesn’t atone for the disappointing way he resolves Wallander’s life story. Again, no details, but Wallander’s and Mankell’s fans deserved much better.


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For the Kansas Relays, the 10 best running films By Eric Melin Special to the Journal-World

The Kansas Relays hit Lawrence this week, and residents may catch the fever of track and field competition. If you find yourself overcome with the need to watch inspiring movies about runners who overcome long odds and triumph in the end, there’s no shortage. This list of movies about runners should do the trick!

10. “Running Brave” (1983) A Kansas University sports legend, Billy Mills, came out of nowhere in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics to win the 10,000 meter race in a stunning upset. His story is all the more inspiring because he was an orphan and a member of the Sioux tribe who went on to an athletic scholarship at KU. Unfortunately, in the watered-down movie of his story, “Running Brave,” he is played by Robby Benson. Maybe someone will make a better film sometime soon that deals more seriously with Mills’ discrimination and the other challenges he faced every day. 9. “The Long Run” (2001) Armin Mueller-Stahl (“Shine”) plays a Germanborn ex-runner living in South Africa who never achieved his dream of winning the Comrades Marathon, a grueling 54mile run through the South African desert. His hopes are renewed when he meets an amateur woman with natural talent — and an illegal alien to boot — and decides to coach her with the vigor he had reserved for himself. 8. “Atletu” (2009) The title of this 2009 Ethiopian film translates in English as “The Athlete,” and it’s about the first African to win a gold medal in the Olympics. Abebe Biki-

la placed first in the marathon during the Rome 1960 games while running in his bare feet. After he became the first marathon runner to win a gold medal in the race a second time, he was injured in an auto accident. The film follows his journey from runner to athletic representative for handicapped people everywhere.

7. “Jim Thorpe – AllAmerican” (1951) Michael Curtiz (“Casablanca”) directed this biopic of the man who was called the world’s greatest athlete after winning the gold medals for the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Burt Lancaster played the Native American sports hero, who wasn’t just a runner, but also played football, baseball, basketball and even lacrosse to great acclaim. Lancaster, of course, isn’t Native American, but he does have the pure athleticism and brawny shoulders to carry the film. 6. “Prefontaine” (1997) The first of two movies to come out within a year of each other that were based on the life of 1972 Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine, this one stars Jared Leto as the title character — a guy with one leg longer than the other and a giant chip on his shoulder. He forms a strong bond with his track coach in Oregon, Bill Bowerman (R. Lee Ermey), who goes on to form Nike shoes. His is an unusual story that ends in tragedy and didn’t really light up the box office, so it’s strange that this movie appeared one year later: 5. “Without Limits” (1998) Billy Crudup plays Prefontaine in this version of his story, directed by Robert Towne (who wrote “Chinatown” and will appear again on this list). It has a bigger

budget, a better lead performance and was shot at the University of Oregon, so it is more accurate in terms of location. Ironically, this version jumbles the facts a little more than “Prefontaine” does. Extra bonus: Donald Sutherland as Bowerman.

4. “Marathon Man” (1976) While most of the movies on this list deal with competitive running and have a fairly predictable sports arc, no movie list about runners would be complete without the paranoid thriller “Marathon Man.” Dustin Hoffman plays the unknowing brother of a secret government agent who is thrust into a real-world nightmare where everyone thinks he knows too much. Although the film is pretty preposterous, it has a lot of genuinely tense moments. An avid runner, Hoffman’s character uses his athleticism to escape from an infamous torture scene that has undoubtedly made dentist’s lives harder ever since.

this film is filled with the bitterness and resentment that so many young people identified within post-war Britain. Tom Courtenay plays an angry young man — a petty thief sentenced to reform school who is torn between his rebellious tendency to rebuke the corrupt class system and the opportunity at rehabilitation by using his natural gifts as a

broken-field runner for his “school.” The movie helped ring in a new wave of working-class drama and antiauthoritative cinema.

1. “Chariots of Fire” (1981) Although this underdog Best Picture winner is probably most famous for its slow-motion scene of British runners along the beach set to Vangelis’ synthesized

theme song, it’s actually quite complex. Based on the true story of two teammates who run in the 1924 Paris Olympics — a Jewish Cambridge student fighting prejudice and a devout Christian missionary who runs for his faith — it examines the drive of the human spirit and explores the reasons that people compete in athletics.

3. “Personal Best” (1982) The directorial debut of Robert Towne (who directed “Without Limits”), “Personal Best” is a layered movie that features Mariel Hemingway and Patrice Donnelly (a real-life runner) as track stars trying out for the U.S. Olympic team in hopes of competing in the 1980 games. Besides focusing on a homosexual relationship between two women, the film broke the standard inspiring-story mode because its athletes never made it to the Olympics. The U.S. issued a boycott of the games, held in the U.S.S.R., over the Soviet war in Afghanistan. 2. “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner” (1962) Adapted from his own short story by Alan Sillitoe,

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OSKALOOSA RESIDENT Scott Clabaugh demonstrates how to use his “tomato lasso” he developed and intends to sell as he extends it around a small hibiscus bush near the front of his property. Clabaugh sought a solution to the hassles of tomato cages after last season and developed a means of supporting the plants to a t-post with a clamp and cable line.

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omato staking and caging has been a battle nearly every year that I garden, but a simple new staking system — the tomato lasso — may put an end to my struggles. Keeping tomato plants off the ground is important for disease control and preventing early fruit decay from soil contact. Many gardeners use tomato cages commonly available from many garden centers. Some gardeners make their own from fencing. If you have played around with cages, you know the short cages will only hold a tomato plant for half the season before falling over with the weight of the plant. The few small tomato cages still in my collection are now reserved for pepper plants only. Larger, heavier duty cages do a better job of supporting plants. They are, however, more expensive and take up considerably more storage space.

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So, when Scott Clabaugh told me he had a fix for all of my tomato cage woes, I enthusiastically asked for elaboration. Like myself, Clabaugh, of rural Oskaloosa, was tired of wrangling cages. He shares garden space with his father, who has always used cages on their tomato plants. “Last year, Dad went out of town and we didn’t get the cages on soon enough. It was almost impossible to tuck the plants in without breaking

stems,” he says. “I knew there had to be a better way to do it.” That experience led Clabaugh to toy around with stakes and cables and clips before creating something that worked well. Clabaugh’s contraption is basically a piece of cable looped through a modified electric fence insulator. The loop of the cable creates the “lasso.” “With this, you just install a t-post,” Clabaugh says. “Then I would use two or three lassos per plant. You just clip them on when you need them and clip them off when you are done. No cages to untangle in the fall, either.” T-posts are commonly used, inexpensive steel fence posts. When viewed from the end, the length of the post is shaped like the letter T. Also, there are several different styles of electric fence insulators available, but Clabaugh uses one made for

attachment to t-posts. Clabaugh’s choice of insulators also has a clip that allows for easy adjustment of the cable. “If the plant grows outside the lasso or you need to adjust it, you just unwrap it and go right back around,” Clabaugh says as clips and unclips a lasso from the t-post. Since his tomato plants are still small, he models the lassos on a hibiscus, and I start envisioning false indigo lassos and other uses. Clabaugh also seals the ends of tomato lasso cables to keep them from slipping through the insulators. Storage became another topic of discussion. Clabaugh has his inventory of lassos easily hanging in the garage, with a short stack of t-posts outside. I thought of my tangled pile of tomato cages at home, mangled with remnants of tomato plants of past years. “I tried using rebar (another type of steel bar), but it wasn’t

strong enough to hold the tomato plants up,” Clabaugh says. “I also tried different kinds of cables and played around with creating a mold for a plastic clip, but this system really worked the best.” Another hit for me was durability. “These things should last 50 years or more, except for maybe the plastic clip,” says Clabaugh. “Those can be replaced pretty easy.” Clabaugh’s already-assembled tomato lassos are for sale for $2 each and can be acquired by contacting him at swclabaugh@yahoo.com. Questions about the tomato lasso can also be directed to him at that address. I hope tomato lassos help me do a little less cage wrangling. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension — Douglas County and can be reached at 843-7058.

Kovel’s Antiques: Flashy product labels have always been in style By Terry Kovel

Deceptive advertising has been a problem for centuries. The “cures” of Victorian times were promoted with posters, trade cards, almanacs, recipe books, calendars and other testimonials. One of the prominent makers of cures, remedies and hair and skin products was James C. Ayer & Co. From 1838 to 1841, Ayer worked in an apothecary shop in Connecticut. He learned the business and studied the Harvard College suggested curriculum for chemistry. He also studied medicine with a doctor. He bought the drugstore, sold his own remedies and eventually owned multiple stores, factories and other

investments that made him a wealthy man. He died in 1878. The business stayed in his family eight years, and then was sold to Sterling Products. One of his famous products was Ayer’s Hair Vigor. It was advertised as a “coloring and dressing” for hair that prevents and cures hair loss and “restores gray hair to its natural vitality and color.” Restoring was really dying, but this was just a tiny exaggeration compared with the claims for other Ayer’s products. One said it restored your health after a malaria attack. Another promised a “youthful appearance.” An Ayer’s hair product was still for sale in the 1930s. The colorful Ayer’s bottles, posters and printed material with

unusual graphics are popular with today’s collectors.

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In 1980 I paid $500 for a hand-carved and inlaid coffee table that was a floor sample in an interior design company’s Cincinnati showroom. The name “John Widdicomb” is stamped on the underside of the tabletop. Can you tell me what the table’s market value is today?

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John Widdicomb Co. was in business in Grand Rapids, Mich., from 1897 until 2002, when the company closed and its name was sold to L. & J.G. Stickley, Inc., of Manlius, N.Y. Stickley now sells a “John Widdicomb Collec-

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THE WOMAN pictured on this poster has hair that is several feet long. No doubt it is the result of using Ayer’s HairVigor. The poster, 15 by 12 inches, has a few tackholes and scuffs but is estimated to sell at auction for $1,500 to $2,000.


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