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Car donations short county of tax revenue Low: 67

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Coupon value in today’s Journal-World: Over $120 Athletes gear up for today’s Ironman Athletes from all 50 states have descended on Lawrence for today’s KSwiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas at Clinton State Park. Page 1B GARDENING

State tells dealerships to stop giving vehicles with dealer plates to KU athletic department By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

The Kansas Department of Revenue has ordered car dealers to change their practices when it comes to donating vehicles for use by Kansas University coaches and other athletic department employees. The state’s Vehicle Dealer Licensing Bureau has notified five dealerships across the state to no longer use dealer plates on vehicles they have donated to a

Kansas University athletic department program that provides cars to select coaches and employees. The state contacted the dealerships after hearing concerns from a member of the public and from the Douglas County treasurer that the use of dealer tags was shorting Douglas County of property tax dollars. “It probably is not the crime of the century by any means,” said Douglas County Treasurer Paula Gilchrist. “But we are con-

cerned about it. These are fairly new vehicles that normally would have above average property tax bills attached to them.” The county receives no registration fees or property taxes on cars that are tagged with a dealer’s tag, Gilchrist said.

How many cars? A spokeswoman from the Kansas Department of Revenue said the use of dealer tags as part Please see DEALER, page 6A

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A VEHICLE WITH DEALER PLATES is parked Thursday in lot on the west side of the Anderson Family Football Complex on the Kansas University campus. The Kansas Department of Revenue has ordered car dealers to no longer use dealer plates on vehicles they have donated to a Kansas University athletic department program.

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Food tour shows off homegrown goodness Lawrence gardeners showcased their crops to the public for the Lawrence Food Garden Tour on Saturday. Gardeners say that growing your own produce not only makes for healthier eating but is also better for the environment. Page 3A

By Chad Lawhorn

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We asked the kind folks at the Lawrence Public Library how to make your summer reading project a success, whether you’re reading a 2,000-page classic or buzzworthy new release. Page 7B

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I miss being in the eye of the storm, trying to work out compromises and bringing people together. It can’t be ‘my way or the highway.”’ — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole during a visit to his Kansas hometown of Russell for the 2011 Prairiesta celebration. Dole discussed politics, including how he misses some aspects of it. Page 7A

COMING MONDAY We’ll catch up with some young people who are in town for music camp at KU.

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PATTY LICHLYTER IS ONE OF 19 FULL-TIME DISPATCHERS at the Douglas County Emergency Communications Center, 111 E. 11th. Dispatchers are responsible for taking and responding to an average of 900 to 1,100 emergency calls each day for emergencies big and small, from fires and vehicle accidents to barking dogs.

Emergency dispatchers juggle hundreds of calls every day By Joe Preiner

I want it to be one of the best, top-notch professional If you’ve called 911 anytime in the past 13 years, there’s a good chance agencies of its type in the you’ve spoken with Marjorie Hed- state. If not the region and the den. country.” jpreiner@ljworld.com

She’s often one of the people on the receiving end. She’s one of 19 full-time dispatchers working in the Douglas County Emergency Communications Center in downtown Lawrence. The job, which she said is not for the faint of heart, requires a great deal of focus and concentration, not to mention the ability to multitask. On any given day, dispatchers may have to answer calls using their hands, headsets or feet. Depending on the volume of calls, the chatter among the at least three dispatchers can become distracting.

— Scott Ruf, director of the Douglas County Emergency Communications Center “It can get loud in here,” Hedden said. “You have to learn to tune it out without tuning everything out.” Focus is merely one of the many skills in which Douglas County dispatchers must be proficient. They are also required to commit to memory a wealth of knowledge, including 10-codes, computer shorthand and emergency vehicle numbers

and functions. “That’s why the training period is so long,” Hedden said. To become an emergency dispatcher in Douglas County takes time. Each dispatcher is crosstrained to handle every position on the staff. Scott Ruf, the center’s new director, said the training process can take as long as eight months. “There’s a big, big learning curve,” he said. “It’s one of those jobs where very rarely do you have someone come in that has experience.” But the training has to be demanding and comprehensive because the job needs it to be. Dispatchers are responsible for taking and responding to calls for a plethora of emergencies, from fires and vehicle accidents to violent crimes and barking Please see DISPATCH, page 10A

Well-traveled new director brings experience By Joe Preiner jpreiner@ljworld.com

Since his senior year in high school, Scott Ruf has found his calling in emergency service work. His passion for the business has taken him from New York to Washington state, with Indiana somewhere in between. Ruf has worked in many aspects of emergency services, from administrative duties to field commander for a regional SWAT team. He was on the scene following

the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He’s dealt with hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and wildfires. Ruf’s newest responsibilities have landed him in Lawrence, as director of the Douglas County Emergency Communications Center. Barely a week into the job, Ruf took some time to explain the ins and outs of the business as well as his plans for the county agency.

Where was your last assignment? Ruf: I just left Washington state

in the city of Kennewick where I was captain for staff services and division commander.

How long have you been involved in this kind of work? Ruf: I’ve been involved in public safety since ’86-’87. When I was younger I worked in the fire service. I got involved in something that landed me in communications and it was a pretty good gig, and I got good at it. In this type of work if you become a really effective and well-rounded public safety Please see RUF, page 10A

For a moment, consider yourself Joe or Jane Average. You live in an average-priced home and you receive an average wage. So, what major Kansas city should you live in if you want to pay the least amount of local taxes? A new set of numbers and an analysis by the Journal-World suggest it is not in either one of the state’s two major university communities. Using numbers compiled by the League of Kansas MunicipaliThe analysis ties, the Kansas found that Department local taxes in of Revenue Manhattan and the U.S. Census, the and Lawrence analysis were higher found that than in any local taxes in other Kansas Manhattan and Lawrence city of more were higher than 40,000 than in any people. other Kansas city of more than 40,000 people, when measured against the average wages paid to fulltime workers in each city. Each year, the League of Municipalities publishes the total property tax rates — the mill levies charged by city governments, county governments, school boards and other miscellaneous taxing agencies — for every city in the state. The Journal-World took those numbers for the 11 cities in the state that have populations of at least 40,000 people. We also gathered sales tax rates for each city, median home prices for each city and the median annual wage for a full-time, 40hour-per-week worker in the city. Then, we tried to make sense of it all. Let us walk you through what we found.

Property tax rates When it comes to the mill levy charged by local governments, Lawrence’s total is the fourth lowest of the 11 cities above 40,000 people. 1. Overland Park: 113.91 mills 2. Wichita: 120.55 mills 3. Salina: 123.14 mills 4. Lawrence: 123.40 mills 5. Shawnee: 126.19 mills 6. Manhattan: 127.57 mills 7. Lenexa: 129.35 mills 8. Olathe: 131.09 mills 9. Topeka: 147.42 mills 10. Hutchinson: 169.80 mills 11. Kansas City: 171.89 mills Home values How much your home is worth, of course, plays a major factor in how large your property tax bill Please see TAX, page 6A


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DEATHS Richard L. Moberly Richard Lee Moberly, 68 of De Soto, KS, passed away on June 10, 2011. Family visitation is scheduled for June 14, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa KS. The funeral will be June 15 at 10:00 a.m., at Porter Funeral Home with graveside service to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Richard Moberly was born on Dec. 13, 1942 in Kansas City, KS, to Clyde and Ann Moberly. He attended St. John’s elementary school in Argentine, and graduated from De La Salle Military Academy. He attended Pittsburg State University where he joined Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, then transferred to UMKC and graduated with a B.S. in Geology. He worked for Woodward, Clyde & Assoc. (now URS Corp.) and was V.P. & Sr. Geologist. He was a member of Assoc. of Engineering Geologists; Board Member of KS

Board of Technical Professionals and served as chairman from 2008-2009; a committee member of ASTM D18 and received Outstanding Achievement Award in 2005; a member of ASTM Council of Examiners and received ASTM Standard of Excellence Award 1999-2002; a member of the KS Geological Survey; and served on the City of De Soto Planning Commission from 2003-2008. He was a registered Geologist in Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa. Richard is survived by his wife, Linda, and his son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Rebecca of Vieques Island, P.R.; John and Jennifer Batten, brother and sister-in-law; and nephew, Jack Batten. (Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.c om Arrangements: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS (913) 4386444).

Russell A. Mosser Memorial Services for Russell A. Mosser, 93, of Lawrence, Kansas, will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. A celebration of his life will follow with a light lunch and sharing of memories at a reception in Fellowship Hall. Mr. Mosser died Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Presbyterian Manor. He was born in Horton, Kansas, on November 9, 1917, the son of Lloyd Mosser and Emma Pyle Mosser. He attended Lowman Hill and Highland Park Grade Schools and Boswell Junior High in Topeka, Kansas. He graduated from Blue Rapids High School in 1935 as Valedictorian. He graduated from the University of Kansas with an A.B. in Economics in 1940, and an M.A. in 1944 with his Thesis on Visual Training in Industry. He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at KU in 1940. During World War II, he worked in Wichita with Boeing Airplane Co. as Director of Education and Training. During those years, he met Lorene Nightengale through the activities of a young people’s group at the Methodist Church. They married in Wichita on April 8, 1945. After working for KU in several positions in Education and training, Art Wolf, his longtime friend, and he incorporated Centron Corporation Inc. in 1947. From 1947 to 1981 Centron Corporation produced motion pictures and multimedia presentations for industry, education and government. Over 400 national and international film festival awards were received, including a nomination for the 1970 Academy Award for the film “Leo Beuerman,” which has gained status as a film classic. Russell participated in and led many church, community, and educational activities. These

included: Chair of Administrative Board, Long Range Planning and Finance Mosser for the First United Methodist Church and later in life, on the Leadership Team which initiated the west campus facility; Lawrence City Commissioner from 1957-1961; Lawrence Presbyteran Manor Advisory Committee 1976-1990, including president in 2003. He was recognized as Substantial Citizen of the Year in 1976 by Lawrence Kiwanis Club and given Citizen of the Years Award in 1991 by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. After retiring, Russell raised, bred and showed Arabian horses. He was an avid golfer and bridge player. Russell enjoyed traveling, reading, gardening, and loved, loved, loved sports — especially KU basketball. Russell was preceded in death by his parents, but is survived by his wife, Lorene, his brothers, Drs. Robert and Donn Mosser, and sister, Mildred Neff. Also surviving are his daughters Patricia Wolf of Roswell, GA, Janet Mosser Paden, of Lawrence, and Kathryn Mosser of Long Beach, CA. He dearly loved and enjoyed his grandchildren who visited every summer and always spent Christmas with him: Rachel Wolf and Isaac Wolf of Roswell, GA, and Rebecca Wolf of Gambier, OH. The family suggests memorials in lieu of flowers to United Methodist Committee on Relief (disaster response) sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.

G EORGE ROY MORRIS Funeral service for George Roy Morris, 85, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at WarrenMcElwain Mortuary. Entombment will follow at Memorial Park Mausoleum. Mr. Morris died Friday, June 10, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 30, 1925, in Pettigrew, Ark., the son of George N. and Zona Hinkle Morris. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a Silver Star medalist while serving in the 66th Armored Infantry in Europe. Mr. Morris was a construction worker for Hamm, Missouri Valley, Constant, Austin and Kansas Construction companies. He retired from Dunbar in 1987. He was a member of the Labor Union 1290 and a lifetime member of the VFW. His hobbies include hunting and gardening. He married Juanita Nichols on April 22, 1944, in Ozark, Ark. She survives of the home. Other survivors include three daughters, Onita Myer

and husband John, Lawrence, Mary Kathryn Morris and husband Bruce N. Humphreys, Overland Morris Park, and Annette Evans and husband Greg, Lecompton; one brother, Herman Morris, Eudora; three grandsons, Robert C. Mugridge Jr., Benjamin Roy Mugridge and Jakeb M. Evans; one greatgranddaughter, Madilyn Amy Mugridge; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and two sisters. The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. The family suggests memorials to the American Red Cross to help the tornado victims of Franklin and Johnson County, Ark. Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.

Prison farm trains inmates, feeds needy

LEAVENWORTH (AP) — A prison farm at the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth is benefiting both the inmates who grow the produce and Kansas City-area families who get fresh, healthy food for free — all at no cost to the taxpayers. Some inmates from Leavenworth’s minimum-security prison camp, who are imprisoned for non-violent crimes such as fraud and embezzlement, volunteer to work outside the secure perimeter to grow tomatoes, potatoes, sweet corn, watermelon, onions, radishes and other crops. Last year more than 80,000 pounds of the prison produce went to needy families in the greater Kansas City area. This year, estimates put donated produce at up to 200,000 pounds, The Kansas City Star reported. Joe Mason, Leavenworth’s food service manager, started the prison’s Therapy and EWLAND Mentor Horticulture program Newland on in 2008 with groundskeeper Sept. 13, 1955. and garden supervisor Don They shared Sargent. more than Because the U.S. Bureau of 45 years of Prisons cannot use federal marriage money for community protogether grams, Mason designed it to before his be funded by outside donadeath in tions. He took the idea to 1999. Brian Habjan, a Leavenworth Newland She was banker, who led fundraising also preceded in death by for the farm. her birth parents; stepfaHabjan said the prison had thers Bob Scarbrough and a farm in the 1980s but disChester McMillen; a brother, continued it after a warden Jean Scarbrough; and sisters felt it should not continue. Edra Maybie and Rita But the prison started growLimpfort. ing food for prisoners about Survivors include two four years ago and then sons, Merle Newland, decided to expand the proRichmond, and Lary gram. Trowbridge and his fiancée Virtually all equipment Margie, Lawrence; two used for the farm is donated daughters, Jana Kelley and or is free government surplus. husband Garry, and Nancy The seeds are also donated by Cassity and husband Bill, all a Leavenworth domestic vioof Baldwin City; a sister, lence shelter and it is funded Colleen Brown, Thornton, by civic groups. Colo.; and eight grandchilMason said the prison farm dren and five great-grandjust makes sense. children. “Everybody wins,” he said. The family will receive “The environment wins. The friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. institution wins. The inmates Monday at the funeral win. The community wins. home. Everybody’s winning here.” The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association or Baldwin Healthcare, sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, www.ljworld.com Baldwin City, KS 66006. Online condolences may Should 15th Street conbe sent at lamb-roberts.com.

DOTTY D. N Funeral services for Dotty D. Newland, 77, Baldwin City, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin City. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Mrs. Newland died Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Topeka, the daughter of Victor and Lillian Griffin Blevins. Her mother died shortly after her birth and she was raised by Audra Scarbrough. She attended school in Topeka. Audra and Dotty moved to Lawrence and opened the A&B Root Beer Stand. When the flood of 1951 destroyed the stand they relocated to Baldwin City. Mrs. Newland enjoyed working crossword puzzles and word search games and loved going to garage sales. She was a leader of Troop 710 Girl Scouts and Brownies, and the Palmyra 4-H Club. Mrs. Newland was a member of the KSHSC Horse Show Circuit and loved all animals and pets. She was an avid KU basketball fan and enjoyed watching the games. Mrs. Newland attended Wellsville Baptist Church. She married Lee Trowbridge on Feb. 3, 1952. They later divorced. She married Ivin “Gene”

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Police arrest man in fatal hit-and-run WICHITA — A Wichita man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in which the driver fled with the victim on the roof of his van. The Wichita Eagle reports that that the suspect was arrested Friday and released early Saturday. He’s accused of driving for about three miles with the victim’s body on top of his van after crashing into him early Friday. The 32-yearold victim’s named has not been released. The suspect is in his 60s, and was arrested on charges

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Suspect in 1998 bombings killed The al-Qaida mastermind behind the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed this week at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu by Somali forces who didn’t immediately realize he was the most wanted man in East Africa, officials said Saturday. The death of Fazul Abdullah Mohammed — a man who topped the FBI’s most wanted list for nearly 13 years — is the third major strike in six weeks against the worldwide terror group that was headed by Osama bin Laden until his death last month. Mohammed had a $5 million bounty on his head for planning the Aug. 7, 1998, embassy bombings. The blasts killed 224 people in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Most of the dead were Kenyans. Twelve Americans also died. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton — who was on a visit to Tanzania on Saturday as Somali officials confirmed Mohammed’s death — called the killing a “significant blow to al-Qaida, its extremist allies, and its operations in East Africa.” 2 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Rep. Weiner seeks leave of absence Under fierce pressure from fellow Democrats to resign in a sexting scandal, Rep. Anthony Weiner announced Saturday he was entering professional treatment at an undisclosed location and requested a leave of absence from Congress. An aide for the embattled New York lawmaker made the disclosure in a statement shortly after several Democratic party leaders demanded he quit for exchanging messages and photos ranging from sexually suggestive to explicit with several women online. “This sordid affair has become an unacceptable distraction for Representative Weiner, his family, his constituents and the House,” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the party chairwoman, said in a written statement calling for the 46-year-old married lawmaker to step down. 2 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Small plane near Camp David intercepted NORAD says two F-15 fighters had to intercept a small aircraft that had no radio communication and was flying near the presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland. A statement said the fighter jets met the Beechcraft Bonanza on Saturday afternoon about 11 miles from Camp David and escorted it out of the area. It landed in the nearby city of Hagerstown without incident. President Barack Obama traveled with first lady Michelle and their daughters to the retreat on Friday. The family is spending part of the weekend there. NORAD is responsible for defending North America’s air space from attacks.

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SIX-YEAR-OLD NOAH CHANEY looks over the basil, cilantro and banana peppers growing in his small plot at the Lawrence Community Garden Project near 920 Miss. on Saturday. The community garden, which is one of the oldest in Lawrence, was featured on the annual Food Garden Tour of Lawrence.

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Lawrence gardeners showcased their crops to the public for the third edition of the Lawrence Food Garden Tour on Saturday. The tour, which ran from 9 a.m. to noon and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., featured 19 gardens to demonstrate the diversity of food-producing possibilities within the Lawrence city limits. “It’s really a grass-roots effort,” said Amber Lehrman, co-founder of the tour and owner of the Lehrman Family Homestead. Lehrman’s garden has been featured in all three tours and produces more than Please see GARDEN, page 5A

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Blasts kill 34 during CIA head’s visit

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Two explosions went off minutes apart in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar today, killing 34 people and injuring nearly 100 in one of the deadliest attacks since the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden last month, officials said. The blasts, one of which was caused by a suicide bomber, occurred just after midnight in an area of the city that is home to political offices and army housing. The attack took place as CIA Director Leon Panetta and Afghan President Hamid Karzai visited Islamabad, 95 miles to the east, to speak separately with senior Pakistani officials about intelligence sharing and efforts to reconcile with the Taliban.

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May marks grim milestone for civilians May was the deadliest month for Afghan civilians since the United Nations started tracking deaths in 2007, according to a report released Saturday. The carnage continued, with bombs killing 21 people nationwide — including a family on a religious pilgrimage and a child lured by a suicide attacker pushing an ice cream cart. Violence has been on the rise as the Taliban and other insurgents try to regain territory lost in the fall and winter to the U.S.-led coalition in southern Afghanistan. The insurgents have stepped up suicide attacks and bombings that are more likely to affect civilians.

CHRISTINE KOSIROG SITS on her front porch greeting visitors to her garden Saturday. Kosirog’s garden features plants for food, herbs and flowers. During the morning session of the tour, Kosirog said more than 100 people came to view the garden located at 1015 N.Y.

When it comes to the longstanding boundary separating Free State and Lawrence high schools, members of the Lawrence school board intend to start asking questions that someday could lead to answers. Monday night, board members are scheduled to discuss several aspects of school attendance areas. Board members do not plan on making any changes to school boundaries or attendance areas or policies, but they had decided last year to at least talk about possibilities. “It’s a way to get a discussion started,” said Rick Doll, district superintendent. Monday’s talk then could help lead to further discussions later this summer, when members of school board will gather for a goal-setting session. In early July, four current board members — Mary Loveland, Marlene Merrill, Rich Minder and Scott Morgan — will be leaving the board, to be replaced by Rick Ingram, Shannon Kimball, Randy Masten and Keith Diaz Moore. Remaining on the board will be Mark Bradford, Bob Byers and Vanessa Sanburn. The “new” board will decide whether to pursue potential changes that have been brought up by the current board, including several regarding topics to be discussed Monday night: ● The 15th Street boundary that separates the two high schools. Board members have wondered whether the line

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ELIE PATERSON, 4, of Kansas City tries her hand at the cello during the Symphony in the Flint Hills Saturday afternoon near Volland. At the instrument “petting zoo,” young and old alike could try out all kinds of instruments.

Only 3 percent of what used to be a 170 million-acre tallgrass prairie remains today, much of it concentrated in the Flint Hills of eastern Kansas. And that’s what organizers of the sixth-annual Symphony in the Flint Hills want people to understand and appreciate. Photos Special to the Journal-World “Our biggest goal is to attract an attention to the Flint Hills,” CONCERT-GOERS AWAIT the start of the Kansas City Symphony’s performsaid Brandon Cole, this year’s ance Saturday. More than 7,000 people attended this year’s Symphony in site manager. “One thing we’ve the Flint Hills. kind of discovered is that someBECKETT VIETS, times people here can take for Lawrence, gazes at the granted what we’ve got, and sun through a solar telsome people outside the Flint escope at one of the Hills just haven’t had the expoeducation tents during sure.” the sixth annual More than 7,000 people Symphony in the Flint attended this year’s Symphony in Hills. the Flint Hills, an all-day event Please see SYMPHONY, page 5A

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AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ● The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce’s AgriBusiness Farm Tour & Mixer will be June 24 at Bismarck Gardens Lake House, 1736 E. 1550 Road. Guests taking the tour should arrive by 3:45 p.m. Buses will leave at 4 p.m. Guests not taking the tour can arrive at 5 p.m. for the mixer. Cost is $15 for adults. Children get in free. Reservations are required. To register, visit lawrencechamb er.com or call 865-4411. ● Farmers and ranchers are invited to participate in the second-annual Eastern Kansas Grazing School on Sept. 7-8 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Holton. The two-day event will feature hands-on field exercises, and two farm tours will be included. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. Registration is $50 and is due by Aug. 15. For more information, contact Jody Holthaus with the Meadowlark District Extension Office (785) 3644125. A registration form can also be found at douglas.ksu.edu. ● Tonganoxie-based Honey Creek Disposal Co. has signed a deal to purchase the former Lacy Steel Co. at the junction of Kansas Highway 32 and U.S. Highway 24-40. The 13-acre site, just east of Lawrence Municipal Airport, will be used as a recycling center for the curbside recycling operation that Honey Creek offers in smaller towns in the area. It will also will be used as the company’s maintenance facility. Currently, the company drives all of its recycling into the 12th and Haskell Recycling Center in east Lawrence. ● Waddell & Reed announces that Jeremy Schuyler has joined the firm as a financial adviser in the Douglas County area. Before joining Waddell & Reed, Schuyler was a home restoration technician, with Free State Properties, where he had worked for two years. ● Cottonwood Inc., a

Lawrence-based organization that assists people with developmental disabilities, recently received a $10,000 donation, courtesy of Crown Toyota and Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. The donations are made possible through Toyota’s Dealer Match Program, a new tool designed to support dealer community involvement by matching their contributions to selected charities. Crown Toyota, 3430 Iowa, nominated Cottonwood for a $5,000 award, which was approved and matched by Toyota. ● Megan Roelofs, occupational therapist, has joined Lawrence Therapy Services. Roelofs is a member of both the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association. ● In May, the city of Lawrence community development staff attended the Kansas Chapter of the National Association of Housing Rehabilitation Officials conference in Salina. Annually, Kansas NAHRO awards The Nadine Burch Member of the Year award at the spring conference. The 2011 recipient of award is Tony Hoch, projects specialist for the city of Lawrence community development division. Hoch also serves as Kansas NAHRO vice president of community revitalization and development. He has been with the city since 2003 and has belonged to Kansas NAHRO since that time.

MORTGAGES The Douglas County register of deeds recorded 87 mortgages in the weekly period ended Thursday. Breakdown by dollar value:

$50,000 and below.................... 15 $50,001-$100,000........................ 11 $100,001-$150,000 .................... 21 $150,001-$200,000 .................... 20 $200,001-$300,000..................... 12 $300,001-$400,000....................... 5 $400,001-$500,000....................... 2 More than $500,000 ................... 1

BRIEFLY Ashley Davis, respiratory therapy, Lawrence “On accident.”

Morgan Willis, heating and air, Lawrence “Yes, but it’s been a long time.”

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TOPEKA — A Washburn University football player has been killed in a car accident. Washburn football coach Craig Schurig said on the university’s website Saturday that 18-year-old Jermon Watson, of St. Louis, Mo., has died of injuries from the one-car accident Friday. The accident occurred in the Kansas City area. Watson was a defensive end/linebacker who played high school football at Rockwood Summit High School in the St. Louis area. Schurig said he was very sad about the loss and that Watson was an “outstanding young player who did great in the classroom.”

TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is scheduled to tour areas in northeast Kansas threatened by flooding from the Missouri River. The governor’s office said he and Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, Kansas Adju- Brownback tant General, will visit Atchison and Doniphan Counties on Monday afternoon. They are scheduled to meet with local leaders, emergency responders and residents in Atchison and Elwood to discuss how they’re preparing for potential flooding.

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GOV. SAM BROWNBACK, LEFT, TALKS with patron tent host Pat Michaelis, Topeka, center, and radio personality Kelly Lenz, Topeka, in the patron tent before the Symphony in the Flint Hills on Saturday.

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held in a different part of the Flint Hills each year. Various activities take place during the day, and the Kansas City Symphony plays a concert in the evening. The location changes to showcase different parts of the Flint Hills. This year’s event was held in the Fix Pasture near Volland, on land shared among three families. “This is my first time being here,” said Lizzie Najim, a junior at Kansas University from Wichita. “I really like it so far. The weather’s beautiful. It’s a lot more than just a symphony.” Activities during the day included horse-drawn covered wagon rides, nature walks, presentations on Kansas history, an instrument “petting zoo” and events in the neighboring towns of Alta Vista, Paxico and Alma.

Dedicated volunteers Cole, a native of Olpe, is in his first year as site manager. He recently moved back to Kansas from Arizona. “I considered Hillsboro, but I didn’t know if I could go from Phoenix to Strong City just cold turkey,” he said. “So I’m trying to go with Manhattan and maybe wean myself.” Cole said he has a great

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remains an appropriate way to determine enrollment at the two schools, sending students who live north of 15th Street/Bob Billings Parkway to Free State and those who reside south to Lawrence High. Minder, board president, has discussed the option of giving all students a choice of where to attend, raising the possibility of schools offering different programs. ● Feeder schools. Currently, students are sent to particular schools based on where they live. Under feeder schools, all students attending a particular elementary school, for example, would then go to a specific middle school and, from there, to a

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1,000 pounds of food a year. Lehrman also raises chickens in the garden, located at 2409 Brookside Drive. Lehrman said gardening can reduce the amount of gasoline used to transport food and is an affordable way to eat organically. She added that homegrown food has another advantage. “You will never eat better than what you pick straight out of your own yard,” she said. For those wishing to start gardening, Lehrman suggested renting a plot at a community garden. Start small and pick a few vegetables you enjoy eating, she advised, and never be afraid to ask for help. For more information, visit facebook.com / lawrencefoodgardentour. — Reporting intern Chris Hong may be reached at 832-6354.

support team for Symphony in the Flint Hills. “We’ve got all these volunteers, people that just come out here with a sheer desire to just help,” he said. “It’s because they share the same passion for the Flint Hills as we do.” Two such volunteers are Joanne Bergman and Mary Ellen Kriegh, sisters from Lawrence in their fourth year of volunteering at Symphony in the Flint Hills. “It’s our ‘sis’ getaway,” Kriegh said with a laugh. “No husbands, no kids.” Bergman runs an upholstery business in Lawrence. “The symphony is fantastic,” she said. “I just love the Flint Hills. It’s a beautiful place.” Kriegh said the awe of the Flint Hills is what’s brought her back for four years. “Everyone’s happy. It’s a very happy, fun event,” she said. “We just feel real lucky we get to do this.”

Spotlight on Flint Hills Larry Thierer, who owns one of the pieces of property on which the concert was held, spent most of Friday assisting with preparations for the event. He said he was amazed people come out for such an event. “You want my honest opinion? I think it’s a lot of crazy idiots!” he said. “’Course, I’m outside almost all day, so no

particular high school. No longer would there be “splits” as students move up on school levels. ● Boundaries for elementary schools. The number of elementary schools is shrinking — the board just closed Wakarusa Valley School, and another two or three are envisioned to be “consolidated” during the next two to three years. Such moves would prompt changes in boundaries; the question would be how those should be handled. Monday’s meeting begins at 7 p.m. at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Among other items on the agenda: ● Approve an employment contract for Doll, extending his current two-year contract for another year, making it effective for 2011-13. Doll would be paid $153,011, equal to his current level.

big deal being outside in the sunshine. I definitely can’t see driving and walking out half a mile into a pasture for it — that’s ridiculous as far as I’m concerned. But I guess it takes all kinds to make the world go ’round.” Volunteers Gary and Joann Pottorff from Wichita have come to all six Symphony in the Flint Hills events. Gary is a retired veterinarian, and Joanne is a Kansas state representative for the 83rd district. “I just enjoy the Flint Hills,” Gary said as he drove the truck that shuttled volunteers between the check-in tent and concert site. “I just like being out in the country.” Betty Dunhaupt of Topeka volunteered at the first Symphony in the Flint Hills event in 2006. This is her first time back since then. “I love the Flint Hills,” she said. “This is such an ideal place because people who’d never come to the Flint Hills come see it. We’ve got that Kansas pride.” Cole said Symphony in the Flint Hills is trying to be more than just an annual event. “Our goal is to really bring the spotlight to the Flint Hills,” Cole said, “and try to organize nonintrusive events where people can come in and enjoy them and develop an appreciation for them like we have, and then leave with a limited footprint.”

● Consider agreeing to spend about $105,000 to buy about 200 new uniforms for the marching band at Free State, replacing uniforms that are now 14 years old. ● Approve the calendar for the 2012-13 school year. ● Receive a report on the district’s “Redesign for Student Success” program, which is making elementary schools for grades kindergarten through 5; turning junior highs into middle schools for grades 6-8; and making high schools for grades 9 through 12. ● Approve plans for repavings at Lawrence High and Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, and several other items previously discussed and/or endorsed. — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188. Follow him at Twitter.com/MarkFaganLJW.

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of the KU program was a clear violation of dealer tag law. The law allows the owner of a dealership and sales personnel to use the plates on cars that they drive on a regular basis. But the law does not allow the plates to be used on cars regularly driven by people outside of the dealership. “Our director of vehicles was pretty emphatic that there is not a gray area here,” said Jeannine Koranda, a spokeswoman with the department. Koranda declined to release the names of the dealerships the department contacted about the matter. She said the department was not planning to assess any fines against the dealerships because the state is confident that the dealers will now start complying with the law. Koranda did not have an estimate of how many vehicles may have been improperly tagged or for how long. The Journal-World made a Kansas Open Records request to Kansas Athletics this week seeking more details about the number of cars that have run dealer tags on them in 2010. But the request was unable to be filled because the department had not located records showing the requested information about the tags. Judith Pottorff, corporate counsel for Kansas Athletics Inc., did confirm that the department currently has 75 vehicles in the courtesy car program, called The Wheel Club. She said none of the cars currently has a Kansas dealer plate on it, although some Missouri dealerships continue to use the dealer license plates. Pottorff said

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will be. We used median home values as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. (For you data geeks, we used the fiveyear estimates that were gathered from 2005 to 2009. They’re the most recent numbers available and also are considered the most reliable because they use the largest sample size.) Lawrence had the fifth highest median home values. 1. Overland Park: $220,400 2. Lenexa: $214,200 3. Shawnee: $196,100 4. Olathe: $190,300 5. Lawrence: $168,100 6. Manhattan: $155,200 7. Wichita: $108,100 8. Salina: $104,500 9. Kansas City: $93,100 10. Topeka: $91,300 11. Hutchinson: $84,900

Sales taxes When Lawrence voters approved a trio of sales tax increases in 2008, the city’s total sales tax rate rose to become the fourth highest of the 11 large cities. (Note: These rates don’t include special taxing districts some cities allow. For instance, Kansas City has 11 special taxing districts, which allow up to 10.02 percent in sales tax to be charged in some areas. Lawrence has two special taxing districts that charge 9.85 percent) 1. Wichita: 7.3 percent 2. Hutchinson: 8.05 percent 3. Salina: 8.2 percent 4. Manhattan: 8.55 percent 5. Overland Park: 8.65 percent 6. Olathe: 8.65 percent 7. Shawnee: 8.775 percent 8. Lawrence: 8.85 percent 9. Lenexa: 8.9 percent 10. Kansas City: 8.93 percent 11. Topeka: 8.95 percent Median wages Taxes are kind of relative. A tax bill of $500 isn’t nearly as painful to someone who makes $100,000 a year as it is to someone who makes $20,000 a year. Again, we used the American Community Survey to find median wages for workers in each city. We know that some wage figures for university towns end up looking really low because of the number of students who either don’t work or get paid very little to work. So we used a number that measures the median average annual wage for a male, fulltime, year-round worker. That’s our best effort to factor out the student effect. (We used the male number

LAWRENCE she could not speculate on how many of the cars prior to the state’s order ran with Kansas dealer tags.

Providing vehicles Gary Bennett, general manager of Laird Noller Automotive in Lawrence, said his dealership provides the athletic department with three vehicles for the program. He said two of the vehicles always have been tagged with standard license plates that required payment of property taxes and fees. But he said one vehicle that was changed out every 3,000 to 5,000 miles did run a dealer tag. He said he thought the limited use of the vehicle allowed for the dealer tag, but he said he understands the state’s position. “We don’t have a problem with it,” Bennett said. “We’ll do whatever the state wants us to do.” According to information on the athletic department’s website, it’s the responsibility of the dealer to register the car that is donated for athletic department use. The car remains in the dealer’s ownership. A representative with Lawrence-based Crown Automotive also confirmed that it provided vehicles for The KU Wheel Club program. But he said dealer tags were not used, although it was unclear whether he was referring to current cars in the program or whether they had never been used in the past. The representative declined to comment further. Without knowing how many vehicles have been tagged with dealer plates — or for how many years — Gilchrist said it was difficult to estimate how many tax dollars the county has lost. But, as an example, a 2010 Lincoln Navigator — a type of vehicle known to have been driven by KU coaches — instead of the female because the margin of error was lower for the male data. For some reason, the Census doesn’t average the two together for us.) Lawrence was right in the middle of the pack when it comes to full-time wages. 1. Overland Park: $63,675 2. Lenexa: $57,584 3. Olathe: $57,366 4. Shawnee: $55,530 5. Wichita: $43,996 6. Lawrence: $40,572 7. Topeka: $40,260 8. Hutchinson: $38,647 9. Salina: $37,589 10. Manhattan: $36,416 11. Kansas City: $36,224

Totaling it up Here’s what we did to try to make sense of this. We figured how much a person who lives in an average-priced home would pay in property taxes in each city. Then we assumed that person would spend $5,200 a year on groceries (don’t get hung up on the number — we just needed something to compare), and we figured the sales tax on those purchases for each community. Lawrence has the fifth-highest tax bill. 1. Wichita: $1,498 property, $379 sales = $1,877 total 2. Salina: $1,479, property, $426 sales = $1,905 total 3. Topeka: $1,547 property, $465 sales = $2,012 total 4. Hutchinson: $1,657 property, $418 sales = $2,075 total 5. Kansas City: $1,840 property, $464 sales = $2,304 total 6. Manhattan: $2,276 property, $444 sales = $2,720 total 7. Lawrence: $2,385 property, $460 sales = $2,845 total 8. Shawnee: $2,845 property, $456 sales = $3,301 total 9. Olathe: $2,868 property,

L AWRENCE J OURNAL -WORLD would generate about $985 in registration fees and property taxes for a single year. “For us, this really just comes down to the county’s position of treating all taxpayers the same,” Gilchrist said.

New or used? The dealer tag issue also has other implications. Koranda, with the state, confirmed that vehicles that have been tagged with a dealer’s plate can still be sold as new vehicles rather than used vehicles. Once a standard tag has been placed on a car, it can never be sold as new. Attempts to reach department spokesman Jim Marchiony for comment about the issue weren’t successful. Previously, he has said The Wheel Club program was an appropriate way for the athletic department to help attract and retain quality employees. It appears the program has grown in size since the Journal-World last reported on it in 2004. Today the program has 75 cars. Then, it had about 65. Athletic department employees are allowed to drive the vehicles for personal use in the “immediate Kansas area,” according to the department’s website. The use of the vehicle is counted as an employee benefit and the employee pays tax on the benefit, Pottorff said. Dealerships that participate in the program are given points in the athletic department’s priority point system related to tickets. Dealers also qualify to purchase two men’s basketball tickets per car and may receive complimentary tickets to football, women’s basketball and other athletic events, according to the department’s website.

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$449 sales = $3,317 total 10. Overland Park: $2,887 property, $449 = $3,336 total 11. Lenexa: $3,186 property, $462 sales = $3,648 total

Relativity test As we mentioned before, taxes are relative. So we took the totals from above and compared them with the average wage totals for each city. Then we expressed the result as a percent. The lower the percentage, the less tax burden a person has. This is where Lawrence started to fall below average. (Note: Don’t make too much of the actual percentages. They are highly dependent on the assumption that the average person only spends $5,200 on taxable sales. That’s likely low. What’s meaningful, we hope, is how the communities rank compared with one another.) 1. Wichita: 4.2 percent 2. Topeka: 4.9 percent 3. Salina: 5.0 percent 4. Overland Park: 5.2 percent 5. Hutchinson: 5.3 percent 6. Olathe: 5.7 percent 7. Shawnee: 5.9 percent 8. Lenexa: 6.3 percent 9. Kansas City: 6.3 percent 10. Lawrence: 7.0 percent 11. Manhattan: 7.4 percent

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Make what you will of the numbers. But don’t ponder any of it too long. The city, the county and the school district’s tax rates all will change soon enough. All three governments will discuss their tax needs as part of their budgeting processes that will run throughout the summer. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362.

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Police Camp offers kids chance to see more than ‘just a badge’ By Chris Hong chong@ljworld.com

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In 2002, Ebo Browne was a camper at the Lawrence Police Camp. Nine summers later, he returned to the camp and led activities with his Kansas University track teammates. Browne, a senior at KU and Free State High School graduate, is a member of KU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, a group dedicated to community service. The group recently won the spring 2011 Division 1 SAAC Award of Excellence. “We’re always training so hard and working so hard in school, it’s kind of fun to just sit back and relax with the kids for a day,� Browne said. The camp started 13 years ago to facilitate positive inter-

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It’s really rewarding to see the kids have so much fun and having so much fun with the officers themselves and being able to see them as a person and not just a badge.� — Ryan Halsted, Free State’s school resource officer with the Lawrence Police Department actions between youths and law enforcement. “A lot of times police don’t get positive interactions as well as we’d like,� said Ryan Halsted, Free State’s school resource officer with the Lawrence Police Department. During the two-and-a-halfday camp, officers demonstrated techniques and tac-

tics, such as evidence collection. They also discussed alcohol and drug abuse and the importance of physical fitness. The camp wrapped up Saturday with a game of “Pirate Ball� with members of the KU track team. Lauren Maceli, 10, said the game was her favorite part of the camp. Lauren said she plans to attend next year. Fifty-three children, ages 8-13, attended this year’s camp. The camp concluded with a graduation ceremony and pizza party. “It’s really rewarding to see the kids have so much fun and having so much fun with the officers themselves and being able to see them as a person and not just a badge,� Halsted said. – Reporting intern Chris Hong may be reached at 832-6354.

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Road work planned this week Lawrence ● City contractors Monday will begin a complete reconstruction of the westbound lanes of Bob Billings Parkway from Kasold to Crestline Drive. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with delays expected. The project is expected to be completed by Aug. 12. ● The Utilities Department will close 17th Street between Kentucky and Tennessee streets Monday for a service installation. No detours will be posted but alternate routes through the area are available. ● City crews continue making repairs to concrete curbs and street pavement throughout downtown. The project will extend from Sixth to North Park streets and from Vermont to New Hampshire streets. Traffic will generally be maintained in both directions, but there will be parking limitations and single-lane effects. The work is expected to be completed by mid-August. ● Crews are working on a project to add a center turn lane on Sixth Street between Folks Road and Monterey Way. During the first phase of the project, the inside lanes of both the eastbound and westbound direction will be closed in front of Hy-Vee as crews remove the raised median. The second phase began last week with plans to widen the eastbound lanes on Sixth Street. The project is expected to last three to five weeks in total. ● Kasold Drive between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street has both directions of traffic traveling along the southbound lanes of Kasold. Each direction is narrowed to one lane as crews rebuild the roadway. Access from side streets is right turn only. The project is expected to last for several months. ● A portion of the Kansas River levee trail will be closed for the construction of Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank of the Kansas River. A detour on the trail will take users from the trail to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Signs will be posted marking the detour route to direct users throughout the detour. The city urges drivers and trail users to use caution when traveling through the intersection. The detour will run for the duration of the project, which is projected to last 20 months. ● The city is in the first phase of its overlay and crack sealing projects. 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 lawrenceks.org/public_ works/streetmaintenance and click on “2011 Street Maintenance Plan”. ● 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, www.ci.lawrence. ks.us. The project is scheduled for completion in late July.

Douglas County ● Douglas County Road 9 is closed between U.S. Highway 24-40 and Interstate 70. The road will be closed so crews can work on bridge construction. It will remain closed until late spring. ● All lanes of Douglas County Road 458/North 1000 Road will be closed to traffic between U.S. Highway 59 and East 1400 Road, which is about 1 mile east of U.S. 59. The road is being closed as part of the construction of the new interchange for U.S. 59 and so that crews can repair the bridge located about one-third mile east of U.S. 59. Local access for residents living in the area will remain available during the roadway closure. For other traffic, a marked detour will be provided along Douglas County Road 1055/East 1500 Road and 31st Street. The work will last until mid- to late July.

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 0.5 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 75. The project is expected to be finished in mid-June.

Interstate 70 ● Kansas Turnpike Authority is reconstructing a 3-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 U.S. Highway 24 lanes of I-70 and the right ● Intermittent lane clo- shoulder of the road. The sures near U.S. Highway 24 project should be complete and Airport Road are in late fall. expected while crews work toward the installation of a Interstate 435 ● A bridge-painting projsanitary sewer collection holding system. The project ect at the Johnson Drive is scheduled to be complet- interchange is under way. The work will require varyed by August. ing lane closures that will U.S. Highway 40 reduce northbound and ● Construction began southbound traffic along IThursday to resurface a 17- 435 down to one lane at a mile stretch road just west of time. The lane reductions the K-4 interchange in will occur from 7 p.m. to 6 Shawnee County to the K-10 a.m. Monday through Friday. interchange in Douglas The ramps will remain open. County. The goal of the proj- The project should be comect is to improve and pre- pleted by mid-July. ● A pavement-repair projserve the driving condition of the roadway in that area. ect will start Monday from Delays of 15 minutes are 87th Street to Midland Drive expected during construc- and on the Holiday Drive tion, which will run Monday interchange ramps in Johnthrough Saturday during son County. The work daylight hours. Drivers are requires various lane cloencouraged to find alternate sures that reduce traffic in routes through the area if both directions to one lane possible. The project should at times. The reductions occur from 7 p.m. through be completed by late June. noon Monday through FriU.S. Highway 59 day and from 7 p.m. until 1 ● North 200 Road is p.m. on the weekend. The closed at U.S. Highway 59 for project should be completed frontage road construction by late October.

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Preservation Alliance honors projects, leader Three Lawrence projects and one longtime community leader were honored last week by the Kansas Preservation Alliance. The alliance at its annual conference in Topeka recognized: ● The city of Lawrence for its rehabilitation of the Carnegie Library at Ninth and Vermont streets. The project won the Medallion Award for rehabilitation. ● The Lawrence Preservation Alliance for the rehabilitation of 1120 R.I. The late 1800s home, which is on the National

Register of Historic Places, won the Honor Award for rehabilitation. ● St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church received the Preservation Stewardship Award for its efforts to preserve its 1910 church building in East Lawrence. ● Judy Billings received the Preservation Advocacy Award for her leadership of the newly formed Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area and for her former role as the director of the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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City to mull grants for road work BOTTOM LINE City commissioners at their Tuesday evening meeting will consider applying for state funding for two major road projects. City commissioners will be asked to apply for state grants that would partially

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intersection in the city. That Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo project would cost about $1.5 million, and the city is asking DANIEL MOONCLIFF OF TOPEKA SHOWS OFF some street for $900,000 from the state. magic, spitting a deck of cards out of his mouth in downThat project would likely be town Lawrence on Friday. controversial with nearby business owners because it could require the closing of some access points to the shopping center that houses Hastings and other retailers.

OTHER BUSINESS Study session

The City Commission will meet at 4 p.m. in a study session to discuss the 2012 Lawrence Police Department budget. The regular commission meeting will begin about 6:35 p.m.

Proclamation

• Proclaim June 16 as Brady Tanner Day.

Consent agenda

• Receive minutes from boards and commissions. • Approve claims. • Approve licenses recommended by the city clerk. • Approve appointments as recommended by the mayor. • Bid and purchase items: a. Award a $667,310 bid to King’s Construction Company Inc. for pavement reconstruction of the westbound lanes of Bob Billings Parkway, from Kasold to Crestline drives. Commissioners last Tuesday approved the bid, but it didn’t include a $30,000 asphalt oil adjustment. b. Approve a $28,300 change order to Shelley Electric for the North Final Electrical and Kaw Well Field Electrical Improvements. c. Award $321,354 in bids for pumps and motors for the utility department: Mid America Pump, $114,690; Douglas Pump, $75,809; JCI, $131,361; Layne Christensen Company, $25,798; and Patchen Electric, $2,995, d. Award $1,305,689 bid to R.D. Johnson Excavating Co. Inc. for 2011 overlay program. e. Waive the engineer’s estimate and award a $1,215,161 bid to Sunflower Paving for repaving Sixth Street from Massachusetts to Iowa. The project also will include rightturn/bus turn-out lanes at Sixth and Maine and Sixth and Michigan streets. The work is expected to begin in late June and last into late August. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained in both directions. f. Approve purchase of a mini track skid-steer loader for the Public Works Department for $28,233 from Bobcat Co. g. Reject the bids for comprehensive rehabilitation at 2209 Princeton Blvd. because they exceed the program limits of $25,000. h. Approve a change order for $140,000 to a miscellaneous concrete repair project downtown to include work on Delaware Street from 19th Street to north of East 22nd Terrace, and on East 22nd Terrace from Leanard Avenue to Delaware Street. i. Authorize staff to bind coverage for July 1 to July 1, 2012, for: property and casualty insurance from the Hartford for a $110,809 premium; fire/medical auto/professional liabili-

ty/portable equipment with ESIP for a $61,570 premium; and pay a brokerage fee of $16,510 to Arthur J. Gallagher. • Adopt ordinances on first reading that: a. Repeal higher fines and court costs for seat belt violations. This is necessary due to a change in state law. b. Amend the maximum amount of compensation a judge pro tempore for Municipal Court may receive, from $50 a day to $250 a day. Staff Memo & Attachments c. Amend city code regarding alcohol licenses to incorporate state law changes requiring biennial licensing. • Adopt on final reading an ordinance that amends Horizon 2020 to include an environment chapter. • Approve a request by Albert Jost, the property owner of record, for a variance from the city code that states that a private sanitary sewer service line shall not be located in a city public right of way for greater than 15 feet, for 749 Maple St. • Approve a unanimous recommendation from the Traffic Safety Commission to deny a request to increase the speed limit on Bob Billings Parkway from Iowa Street to the west city limits. • Authorize staff to submit an application for KLINK funds for a resurfacing project on West Sixth Street between Iowa Street and Monterey Way. • Approve a request to rezone about 0.3 of an acre from IG (General Industrial) to RS5 (Single-Dwelling Residential), at 525 and 527 N. Seventh St., submitted by Nieder Properties Inc., property owner of record. • Approve an amendment to the city land development code to change “detention” from a use permitted in the IG (General Industrial) District to one permitted with special use approval.

Regular agenda

• Receive public comment about 2012 city budget issues. • Receive a report on energy-efficiency projects and an update on the Take Charge Challenge. • Accept dedication of easements and rights of way for a preliminary plat for Kappa Delta Addition, a 1.8acre subdivision containing one lot, at 1602 High Drive, submitted by Bartlett & West, for Zeta Epsilon House Corporation, property owner of record. • Receive staff memo regarding economic development incentive policies and criteria. • Consider authorizing staff to apply for KLINK funds to reconfigure two intersections on Iowa Street — at Sixth Street and at 23rd Street.

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dogs. The center receives an average of 900 to 1,100 service calls each day, or roughly 300 to 350 calls per eighthour shift. Ruf said patience among dispatchers is a necessary and usually acquired skill. “What people sometimes don’t understand is that we might be asking these questions, but people are already on the way,” Ruf said of emergency calls. “There’s that customer service and that empathy, but at the same time we’re trying to do a job. There’s a method to the madness.” The madness includes manning the communications center 24 hours each day, every day of the week. In Douglas County, that happens in three shifts, with one covering the morning and early afternoon, one for the

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administrator there are a lot of opportunities around the country. You pretty much build your own career.

What brought you to Lawrence? Ruf: To be honest, I get bored occasionally. Well not bored, but I look for opportunities. I was looking for my own emergency communication center and all things being equal, I had come out here a couple times and really liked the area. On a personal level, you have a major university here in KU. I have a master’s in public administration, but I always wanted to pursue my doctorate or

evening and one for the overnight hours. Even with 19 dispatchers and three shift supervisors, Ruf said, the staff may not be big enough at times. “We’re probably understaffed,” Ruf said. “To what degree or by how many I don’t know, but a lot of that comes to how you set your schedules up.” But county dispatchers aren’t alone in their work. On days and nights when things get hectic, public safety employees with Kansas University lend a helping hand. The symbiotic relationship lets county, city and university law enforcement work more effectively. Technology helps the center operate smoothly, too. A recent upgrade to the call system has provided dis-

patchers with a new touchscreen setup that makes handling calls easier and faster. Each dispatcher has a station with as many as five monitors, all set to help complete or keep track of important information. There’s even a computer that lets dispatchers know which hospitals have beds available in the area. Ruf said he considers the communications center a support service. The center provides dispatch support to 23 area agencies in Douglas County, including agencies in Lawrence, Eudora, Lecompton and Baldwin City. With the help of personnel and sufficient funding, Ruf said his goal for the center was clear. “I want it to be one of the best, top-notch professional agencies of its type in the state,” he said. “If not the region and the country.”

Ph.D. and they have both those programs here. I’m motivated more by opportunities than by money, and being single makes it a lot easier to make those decisions.

Do you have to familiarize yourself with the community and visually bind yourself to what happens on the radio? Ruf: I’ve always taken that approach because I have to understand both sides. It helps. It’s important that we’re not just stuck in a room, that we’re accessible out there.

What are your job responsibilities? Ruf: I oversee the day-today operations of this communication center: the administrative duties, budget, personnel, the communications infrastructure. It will all be evaluated based on need and, of course, money. It’s only my sixth day so it’s just getting my feet wet. I think I’m up to my chest as far as things getting wet. My role right now is to come in and do a top to bottom assessment and process review of everything.

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

Where do you want this communication center to go? Ruf: I want it to be one of the best, top-notch professional facilities of its type in the state, if not the region and the country and that takes time. It takes people. It takes money. So there’s going to be some challenges ahead. — Reporter Joe Preiner can be reached at 832-6314.

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Emails show Palin as engaged, driven By Becky Bohrer Associated Press Writer

J U N E A U , A L A S K A — There are no bombshells, no “gotcha” moments. The emails of Sarah Palin — more than 24,000 pages of them released Friday by the state of Alaska from her f i rs t two years as governor — paint a pict u re o f a n image-conscious, driven Palin leader, closely involved with the day-today duties of running the state and riding herd on the s i g n a t u re i ss u e s o f h e r administration. She angled for a vice presidential nomination months before John McCain picked her, but hesitated to endorse him until she got an explanation about “pro-environmental stands he’s taking that could hurt Alaska.” The messages give a behind-the-scenes look at a politician who burst onto the national stage after serving as Wasilla mayor and less than two years as Alaska governor. They show a woman striving to balance work and home, fiercely protective of her family and highly sensitive to media coverage. She expressed a sometimes mothering side with aides but was quick to demand answers or accountability. They seem to depict a more moderate Palin who worked to f ind a state response to global warming — she has since dismissed studies supporting climate change — and gave props to then-Sen. Barack Obama for his support of a natural gas

pipeline in Alaska. The records, comprising more than 13,400 emails, shed new light on Palin’s rise from little-known governor to national political sensation. The emails end in September 2008, shortly after her selection to be McCain’s running mate. It was then that citizens and news organizations first requested the records. Three years later, Palin is a best-selling author, reality TV star, sought-after speaker and kingmaker, successfully supporting dozens of candidates in last year’s elections. Her recent bus tour of the Northeast as well as an authorized documentary about her time as governor, have fueled speculation that Palin will run for president, but the Republican says she hasn’t yet decided. In Anchorage, people watched the release of the

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Dubious incentive Why should the city use public tax incentives to help real estate investors recoup their losses?

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he use of public incentives to attract retail businesses and restaurants is a tricky business, as once again illustrated by the pending request for a property tax break for a project that would bring an Olive Garden restaurant to the corner of 27th and Iowa streets. The owners of that property want to receive a property tax rebate under the Neighborhood Revitalization Act. The rebate would represent the difference in the property taxes being collected on the property now and what would normally be collected on the higher value of the improved property. The owners could use the tax rebates to offset their development costs. Although most of the public attention has been focused on the relative merits of bringing an Olive Garden to Lawrence, the primary beneficiary of the request is not Olive Garden but the owners of the property. The owners say Olive Garden won’t be offered a lease rate that’s lower than the local market rate. So, even if Olive Garden will provide added competition for local restaurants, it would do so on a relatively equal footing. Who really gains from this proposal are the property owners. In a letter to the city, the ownership group acknowledges that it bought the property at “the height of the real estate market.” Because of the price they paid for the property, the owners would have to charge any tenant a lease rate higher than the current market rate in order to break even on their investment. However, because it would be difficult to lease the property at the higher rate, the owners want to use the property tax break to make up the difference. The Neighborhood Revitalization Act was intended to provide incentives for projects that either provide a unique benefit to the city or redevelop a particularly blighted property. Olive Garden is hardly a unique development, and although the property in question has been vacant for some time, it is a good commercial location. The primary impetus for this request appears to be to allow some local real estate investors to break even on a piece of property that now isn’t worth what they paid for it. That’s a pretty dubious justification for a public tax incentive. Virtually every business and homeowner in Lawrence has seen the value of his or her property decline in the last few years. Who’s going to bail them out? The owners of the 27th and Iowa property surely aren’t the only people who made a bad business decision and paid too much for a piece of land. Why should the city, county and school district forfeit precious tax revenue to help them recoup their investment? If Olive Garden thinks Lawrence provides a favorable market for one of its restaurants, there’s a pretty good chance it will come here with or without the property tax break the city is being asked to consider. Unless the owners of the 27th and Iowa property can come up with some reason that having an Olive Garden at that particular location is so important to the city that it justifies a public financial incentive, city commissioners should reject their request.

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Al-Qaida struggling without Osama L O N D O N — Abdullah Anas, a jovial, bearded onetime Algerian imam, was a close colleague of Osama bin Laden in the jihad against the Soviets in Afghanistan. He considered bin Laden a friend, but broke with him over the slaughter of innocents on 9/11. Today, Anas thinks al-Qaida’s grip on the minds of radical Muslim youth is finally ending. “I think the philosophy of alQaida is failing now,” Anas says. He thinks no one in al-Qaida can replicate the role played by bin Laden, whose charisma helped give his grim message global appeal. Indeed, Anas, and other experts at a London conference on terrorism sponsored by the Thomson Reuters news agency, painted a picture of a terrorist group struggling to find its footing after its leader’s death. It is also deeply challenged by the nonviolent Arab rebellions in Egypt and Tunisia, which disdained alQaida’s worship of suicide bombs. No one discounts al-Qaida’s continuing capacity, or that of its regional affiliates, to inspire mayhem in the West, the Mideast — and in nuclear-armed Pakistan. But all agreed the group was no longer capable of spectacular attacks like those of 9/11, due to the deaths of key leaders and the awakening of the world to the terrorist threat. The group now has to turn to discontented individuals, like the would-be Times Square bomber. But the message of violent jihad that bin Laden promoted so powerfully has lost much of its luster. Arab attitudes toward al-

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But the message of “violent jihad that bin

Laden promoted so powerfully has lost much of its luster.”

Qaida’s violence were already shifting before the killing of bin Laden (as borne out by polls). The organization was stained by bombings of civilians in Iraq, Jordan and Pakistan. The Arab Spring has changed attitudes even more dramatically. “What has happened in the Arab world,” says Anas, “is completely different from (the methods) al-Qaida tried to spread.” Equally important, bin Laden’s demise creates a leadership crisis in al-Qaida. “No one can be equal to him for his charisma, his history,” says his old friend Anas. “Osama brought credibility from (his role in) the war against the Soviets.” Noman Benotman, former head of a Libyan militant group, who also rejected al-Qaida after 9/11, says none of the likely successors have the qualities that enabled him to build a global

organization. The leading contenders to replace bin Laden are Egyptians, including al-Qaida’s No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahiri. Yet the choice of an Egyptian would alienate the crucial Gulf Arab base of al-Qaida, says Benotman, especially those religious Saudis who support global jihad. Zawahiri’s intolerant personality, Benotman adds, would not attract a wide following. “He is the opposite of Osama bin Laden, who was very tolerant (of followers) and never punished people.” In this new era, Zawahiri, or any new leader, “needs to come up with a political strategy beyond giving people a chance to die,” says the former Libyan jihadi. Zawahiri realizes that, and last week he made the latest of several statements endorsing the Arab revolutions. He wants to establish a base in Egypt, believing he can build on inevitable discontent when the post-revolutionary government fails to meet popular hopes. But the secular heroes of the Egyptian revolt totally reject alQaida, as does the Muslim Brotherhood, the best-organized Islamist force in Egypt, but one that espouses nonviolence. One can already see al-Qaida fumbling to find a new modus operandi. Example: In Yemen, one group of local al-Qaida members has reportedly changed its name to Ansar al-Sharia (“Supporters of Islamic Law,” a title hard for locals to disagree with). They have started delivering services, and hoisted a white flag, rather than al-Qaida’s black flag,

apparently to avoid being linked with suicide bombers. Perhaps they recognize that the region has tired of the breed of young jihadis bin Laden fostered who have no interest in creating a better state, but who want only to be martyred. We are entering a new era where alQaida’s cult of death will have to compete for alienated young Muslim minds against more positive models of change. Yet there is a postscript to this hopeful message. One of the main stages for continued alQaida carnage is likely to be Pakistan, where bin Laden was killed. Virulent Pakistani Taliban groups allied with al-Qaida and hoping for Afghanistan’s collapse will keep trying to undermine the Pakistani military and state to get hold of its nukes. So it was ironic to hear the former militant Abdullah Anas make a plea for NATO troops not to leave Afghanistan before Afghan leaders can reach a political settlement with the Taliban. He is now facilitating Afghan mediation efforts. He says, “I won’t be happy to see NATO leave before we solve the political problem.” I’ve been skeptical about odds for Afghan political talks, but they could put a final nail in alQaida’s coffin. Talking to bin Laden’s former friend, one could imagine a new era where suicide bombers no longer wreak havoc, an era where young Arab and South Asian Muslims have reason for hope. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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During the “miscellaneous comments” portion of a recent Lawrence YEARS City Commission AGO meeting, CommisIN 1986 sioner Ernest Angino suggested that the city consider banning smoking in city-owned buildings. Mike Amyx, the only commissioner who smoked, smiled as he said that he didn’t think the city needed to consider such an ordinance. However, Mayor Sandy Praeger immediately voiced her approval of the idea, while Commissioner Howard Hill said that if it could be made enforceable, he would consider supporting it.

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Public men behaving badly Let’s roll out the list. It includes, in no particular order of sluttishness: Kwame Kilpatrick, Jesse Jackson, James McGreevey, Ted Haggard, Gary Condit, Mark Sanford, John Edwards, Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Eliot Spitzer, Antonio Villaraigosa, Arnold Schwarzenegger, James West, Larry Craig, David Vitter, John Ensign. And now, Anthony Weiner, Democratic representative from New York. The thing these individuals have in common is as obvious as, well ... the erect penis in Weiner’s underwear in that risque picture he claimed he never tweeted to a young woman and wasn’t even sure was really him, only to confess last week that he was lying on both counts. In case the commonality eludes you: They are all political or social leaders who got caught in sex scandals, having gotten busy, hiked the Appalachian Trail, taken a wide stance, or otherwise behaved inappropriately with women, men, and a prostitute or two to whom they were not married. And they are all men. Can anyone name the last female leader caught in a sex scandal? Me neither. It is not that women are of a higher moral order than men. Studies confirm that women cheat, too. And yet, you never see that fact reflected in a Hillary Clinton or Sarah Palin biting their bottom lip in the glare of TV lights while mak-

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being serviced by an intern in the Oval Office. Kwame Kilpatrick thought he could get away with paying $8 million from the city treasury to keep his affair secret. Anthony Weiner thought he could get away with tweeting suggestive photos of himself online. Repeat: online. Yet we depend on men like these to make decisions about our money, our health care, our children. Not to mention war and peace. What faith can we have that men who show such poor judgment in their marriages will show better judgment in other areas? Or might not the thrillseeking, testosterone-fueled alpha male recklessness that makes a public man think he can get away with a private affair not also impair his thinking when debating the debt ceiling or teacher salaries? And we wonder why things don’t get done. No, your humble correspondent does not hate his own gender. There is a place in public life for boldness and risk-taking. But at the same time, as female leaders attempt to shatter the proverbial glass ceiling on bases of fairness and representative government, a case can be made that they are missing the most persuasive argument of all for why we need more women in public life: Men.

Two prisoners who had walked away from the Kansas State PeniYEARS tentiary Farm on AGO the previous weekIN 1971 end had been captured. The two men had ended their spree with the theft of three vehicles, one at knifepoint, and a high-speed chase. One of the two had been serving a life term for murder and additional terms for attempted escape and robbery, while the other was serving a 1- to 10-year term for second-degree robbery.

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for June 12, 1911: YEARS “‘I think autos AGO and motor cycles IN 1911 are becoming too addicted to the speed habit,’ declared Mayor S. D. Bishop at last night’s council meeting. ‘I know no reason why a street car should run 35 to 40 miles an hour on streets like Indiana and Henry. I don’t like to hear of a street car’s running into the rear end of a wagon.... An automobile driver ought to observe some common decency towards his fellow men and some day I am going to call their attention to a few things they will not like to hear.”

ing some teary-eyed confession of — Compiled by Sarah St. John infidelity and “mistakes.” We must conclude that women Read more Old Home Town at are possessed of something rare LJWorld.com/news/lawrence/ among men. It is called a “brain.” history/old_home_town. Evidently, that organ tells them that when your private life is public record, when you live in a news cycle that is all intrusive, all the Letters Policy time, it might be wise to keep that The Journal-World welcomes letters to other organ zipped. the Public Forum. Letters should be 250 words or less, be of public interest and Some may say this is not our busishould avoid name-calling and libelous lanness, that while infidelity is awful, it guage. The Journal-World reserves the right is also between a man — even a to edit letters, as long as viewpoints are not public man — and his wife. But see, altered. By submitting letters, you grant the this is not about marital morality. It Journal-World a nonexclusive license to pubis, rather, about judgment. lish, copy and distribute your work, while — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 acknowledging that you are the author of The ability to weigh one’s options and make the right call is Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a colum- the work. Letters must bear the name, address and nist for the Miami Herald. He chats with telephone number of the writer. Letters may the basis of leadership. Consider readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each be submitted by mail to Box 888, Lawrence Ks. that, and then consider: Bill Clinton Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com. 66044 or by e-mail to: letters@ljworld.com thought he could get away with


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12 TODAY

Rain, then a shower

Warmer with clouds and sun

Partly sunny, a t-storm possible

A thunderstorm possible

Partly sunny, a t-storm possible

High 84° Low 67° POP: 65%

High 91° Low 70° POP: 20%

High 90° Low 69° POP: 30%

High 87° Low 66° POP: 30%

High 88° Low 66° POP: 30%

Wind SE 8-16 mph

Wind S 10-20 mph

Wind SSW 10-20 mph

Wind WNW 10-20 mph

Wind ENE 7-14 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 79/65

McCook 86/65 Oberlin 87/64 Goodland 90/59

Beatrice 79/67

Oakley 90/62

Manhattan Russell Salina 84/68 90/65 Topeka 88/68 84/68 Emporia 84/66

Great Bend 95/66 Dodge City 94/65

Garden City 94/63 Liberal 98/65

Chillicothe 80/65 Marshall 80/67

Kansas City 84/69 Lawrence Kansas City 82/67 84/67

Sedalia 82/66

Nevada 87/68

Chanute 88/68

Hutchinson 94/68 Wichita Pratt 92/69 96/68

Centerville 74/60

St. Joseph 80/68

Sabetha 76/65

Concordia 86/66 Hays 94/64

Clarinda 78/66

Lincoln 78/67

Grand Island 78/65

Coffeyville Joplin 87/68 87/68

Springfield 86/68

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80°/60° 85°/64° 97° in 1953 46° in 1896

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

0.01 0.53 2.17 13.06 16.19

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 81 68 r 90 70 t Independence 87 68 t 90 69 pc Belton 82 67 r 88 69 pc Fort Riley 84 68 r 95 71 pc Burlington 85 66 r 92 68 pc Olathe 82 66 r 88 69 pc Coffeyville 87 68 t 91 69 pc Osage Beach 83 66 t 88 69 t Concordia 86 66 t 93 68 pc Osage City 84 66 r 91 67 pc Dodge City 94 65 pc 97 66 s Ottawa 84 67 r 90 68 pc Holton 83 68 r 91 69 pc Wichita 92 69 t 96 69 pc Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 70/51

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San Francisco 65/53

Denver 88/54

Minneapolis 74/57 Chicago 68/49 Kansas City 82/67

Los Angeles 70/58

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As of 7 a.m. Saturday Lake

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INTERNATIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Acapulco 91 79 pc 88 78 pc Amsterdam 66 56 pc 71 56 sh Athens 79 69 sh 81 69 pc Baghdad 101 69 s 100 68 s Bangkok 89 78 sh 91 78 sh Beijing 96 70 s 91 72 pc Berlin 72 53 pc 72 58 sh Brussels 66 58 pc 73 54 sh Buenos Aires 63 43 pc 55 43 s Cairo 92 72 s 92 70 s Calgary 66 46 pc 69 50 t Dublin 58 51 r 64 45 sh Geneva 71 58 pc 69 56 sh Hong Kong 88 81 sh 88 81 t Jerusalem 76 57 s 72 56 pc Kabul 90 61 t 89 58 t London 57 57 r 63 46 c Madrid 84 59 s 79 59 s Mexico City 81 53 s 77 52 pc Montreal 66 54 sh 70 54 pc Moscow 71 48 s 73 56 pc New Delhi 102 86 t 102 87 t Oslo 67 43 s 69 50 s Paris 70 56 pc 73 58 sh Rio de Janeiro 76 68 s 80 65 s Rome 77 59 s 77 59 c Seoul 75 60 pc 84 64 pc Singapore 86 77 t 88 77 t Stockholm 73 54 t 73 53 pc Sydney 64 54 r 63 54 r Tokyo 79 68 sh 81 68 sh Toronto 68 51 pc 69 55 s Vancouver 67 53 pc 63 53 pc Vienna 70 60 sh 77 64 sh Warsaw 70 50 pc 73 53 pc Winnipeg 72 57 pc 74 57 r

Houston 95/72

Miami 89/77

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Washington 90/64

Atlanta 92/70

El Paso 99/74

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WEATHER HISTORY A strong storm brought flooding to the Pacific Northwest prior to June 12, 1948. A flood along the Columbia River yielded the highest water levels since 1894.

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Sex offender, 79, gets 2 life terms TOPEKA (AP) — A 79-year-old Topeka man has been sentenced to two life prison terms for molesting two young girls. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Harold Dean Spencer will have to spend at least 25 years in prison before he can be considered for release. Spencer pleaded guilty in 2008 to two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under 14 and was sentenced to three years’ probation. In March the Kansas Supreme Court overturned that sentence, saying the district judge abused his discretion when he departed from mandatory sentencing minimums. On Friday, Shawnee County District Judge Mark Braun denied a request for a lighter sentence and gave Spencer two life sentences, to run concurrently. Braun noted there were two victims, one of whom was molested at least 12 times over a two-year period.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Kidsapalooza! for children ages 5-6, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Sunflower Music Festival, 56 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Celebration of the Kansas Sesquicentennial concert, 7 p.m., Ottawa University Chapel, 1001 S. Cedar St., Ottawa. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Lawrence Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Mudstomp Monday, 9 p.m., The Granada, ,1020 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Baby Grandmas present: Sad Bastard Night! 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Karaoke Idol!, with Neon Night theme, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

14 TUESDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Teen Iron Chef, 2-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lawrence Masonic Center Blood Drive, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Masonic Center, 1301 E. 25th St. Boots on the Ground: A Sol-

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Woodsman Denver’s Woodsman embarks on another tour of the Midwest, with a detour to Toronto, stopping in Lawrence tonight at the Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., along the way. If you missed the experimental quartet the last time, you owe it to yourself to see them tonight. Their music is harrowing, but lacking the dramatic bombast of similar bands. Their use of vocal filters, repeating melodies and unconventional song structures draw easy comparisons to bands like Animal Collective. They are joined by Tape Deck Mountain, who make a similar, though more aggressive and far less melodious, racket. Lawrence’s Generals open. The show starts at 9 p.m. dier Looks at Iraq, World Hot Spots and the State of the Army after 10 Years of War, with Kevin Benson, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive.. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Sesquicentennial Speaker Series, with Paul Bahnmeier of Lecompton, 6:30 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate levels, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. English as a second language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Windsor Drive, Elevator Action, early show, 7 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. The Detroit Cobras, 8 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 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. It’s Karaoke Time!, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Catacombz, No Nigerian Scammers, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at KU. L.A. Fahy, music for the whole family, 6 p.m., Ingredient, 947 Mass. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, with Mojo National, 7 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War, with David Nichols, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Lawrence City Band, “From South of the Border,” 8 p.m., South Park Bandstand. In the event of inclement weather or rain, the concert will be presented in Room 130 in Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Summer salsa, 9:30 p.m., Esquina, 801 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Broken Mic Night, 9:30 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Stinking Lizaveta, Erode and Disappear, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Micawber, Melting Point of Bronze, Methhorse, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

ONGOING

Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: Nicolette Ross, If You Say So, and Daniel Coburn, Object: Affection, through July 11; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 940 N.H. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: Black & White & Bright All Over, black & white nontraditional photographs by T.J. Harrison and colorful paintings by Mary Brungardt, through July 2; 1-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.noon Saturday, 718 High St., Baldwin City. 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.

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LEFT: FIONA DRETZKA, OF NORTHLAND, COLO., crosses the finish line at the HyVee IronKids Triathlon on Saturday at Clinton State Park. RIGHT: CALLAHAN ECKARDT, OF SHAWNEE, COMPETES in the bicycle portion of the triathlon.

Shorter event kicks off race weekend By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

Some junior triathletes forced their arms up in the air as they crossed the f inish line of the HyVee IronKids Triathlon on Saturday at Clinton State Park. Others doubled over after breaking through the finishing tape, tired after sprinting through the finishing chute amid cheering and the clatter of cowbells. And for those who finished in

the top five of their age group to qualify for the IronKids National Championship, the physical exhaustion was quickly squelched by their excitement. Official results were not available at press time, but several Lawrence athletes qualified for the national championship, which will be held Sept. 17 in West Des Moines, Iowa. There were three age divisions: junior (ages 6-8), intermediate (911) and senior (12-15).

The distances increased with each division. Juniors swam 50 yards, biked two miles and ran 500 yards. Intermediates swam 150 yards, biked four miles and ran one mile. Seniors swam 300 yards, biked eight miles and ran two miles. Charlie Newsome, an 11-year-old from Lawrence, didn’t qualify for the national race, but considering he took a nasty spill during the twomile biking portion, his ability to finish the race was impressive.

Newsome’s bike slipped out from underneath him when he was turning a corner. Its chain popped off when it hit the concrete. “My dad and this other guy came over and fixed the chain,” Newsome said. Newsome popped back onto his bike and finished the race with fresh scratches on his arms and shoulders. A member of the Lawrence Please see IRONKIDS, page 3B

All states represented in triathlon today By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

Athletes from all 50 states have descended on Lawrence for the K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas at Clinton State Park. Nothing major has changed about today’s event — in its fourth year — but word is spreading about the uniqueness of the event on the Ironman series. “It’s really neat to have all 50 states represented and put

Lawrence on the map for one more thing,” race director Ryan Robinson said. Athletes swim 1.2 miles, bike 56 miles and finish with a 13.1mile run through Clinton State Park. Technically, it’s a half-Ironman event; a true Ironman is a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run. Chrissie Wellington, the current women’s world recordholder at the full Ironman distance, will return to race for her third straight title.

“We feel pretty blessed to have her come to Lawrence,” Robinson said. Wellington won last year’s event in a time of 4 hours, 7 minutes, 49 seconds, more than 16 minutes faster than the next woman. “She’s amazing,” Robinson said. “I think Lawrence has really kind of adopted her, and she loves Lawrence.” Chris Lieto, the male champion from last year, will not return this year. The winner

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from two years ago — Luke Bell from Australia — will participate. Robinson said he expects 1,600 participants — and 1,000 volunteers — for the race. “Lawrence has been great, and the state park is beautiful, so, yeah, everything is going well,” Robinson said. This year, the race weekend at Clinton State Park kicked off Saturday with the Hy-Vee IronKids Triathlon, a shorter event for athletes ages 6-15.

Royals help Angels end skid ANAHEIM , C ALIF . (AP ) — Erick Aybar opened the scoring with a three-run triple, Bobby Abreu came home with the go-ahead run on reliever Aaron Crow’s second wild pitch of the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped a season-worst six-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including a pair of RBI singles, and slumping Vernon Wells singled his first three times up after a closed-door meeting with manager Mike Scioscia that also included Abreu and Torii Hunter.

Scioscia called the three veteran All-Stars into his office before batting practice ROYALS AT to impress upon them ANGELS their responsibilities as a trio When: 2:30 p.m. in the middle of today the lineup to Where: Anaheim, wake up a slumCalif. bering offense TV: FSKC (cable that had averchannels 36, 236) aged two runs Pitchers: Mazzaro over the previ(0-1) vs. Chatwood ous nine games. Hunter, (3-3) Abreu and Wells were a combined 4-for-10 with two walks and no RBIs.

Hunter prevented the Royals from taking the lead in the seventh when he fielded Jeff Francoeur’s single to right field and threw out Melky Cabrera at the plate for his eighth outfield assist this season. Royals reliever Tim Collins (33) was replaced by Crow after giving up a pair of one-out walks in the bottom half. Abreu scored on the wild pitch to Alberto Callaspo, who was intentionally walked. Wells and Callaspo executed a double steal, and Wells scored on Kendrick’s single off Crow’s left foot. Scott Downs (4-2) retired all four batters he faced to get the

IRONMAN 70.3 KANSAS What: 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride, 13.1-mile run When: 6:30 a.m. Where: Clinton State Park Numbers: 1,600 participants expected

Kaleb Tarczewski, a 7-foot, 220-pound senior-to-be out of St. Mark’s High in Southborough, Mass., completed a two-day, unofficial basketball recruiting visit to Kansas University on Friday. “It was really good, I really like it there,” Tarczewski, Rivals.com’s No. 11-rated player in the Class of 2012, told ESPN.com, noting he has been on KU’s campus four times. “This trip was really for my mom. She hadn’t been there yet and I wanted her to see it,” added Tarczewski, who will visit North Carolina on Monday and Tuesday and Arizona on June 20-21. “Right now those three (schools) are the ones that embody what I’m looking for,” Tarczewski added to ESPN. “It’s not necessarily closed to other schools, but those are the three that I’m looking at right now." In the past, he also has listed UConn, Duke, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, USC and Boston College. Here’s what ESPN.com has to say about Tarczewski: “He is a true center with great size. He runs the floor extremely well and has good mobility for a 7-footer. He has become an explosive and powerful finisher with both hands around the basket and his good hands allow him to catch tough passes and turn them into baskets. He has a good left shoulder hook with a high release and is gradually developing his right shoulder as well. He is a excellent area rebounder especially on the offensive end and is also a decent on ball shot blocker. “He is also a big man who takes to coaching and has shown great improvement over the course of his career as a result. There may not be another big man that has improved more in the last 18 months than Tarczewski.” On the flip side, ESPN writes, “Defensively, a player of his size and mobility should be able to improve his shot-blocking presence. Tarczewski also has a bit of a temper that can be both a blessing and a curse. When he harnesses it he is dominant, but when it gets the better of him, he can get taken out of the game mentally.” ●

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win, and rookie Jordan Walden pitched a scoreless ninth for his 14th save in 17 chances, striking out Eric Hosmer and Francoeur before retiring Billy Butler on a fly to right with the potential tying runs at second and third. Angels right-hander Joel Pineiro came up short again in his sixth attempt to get his 100th major-league victory. He was charged with five runs and seven hits over 51⁄3 innings, leaving with Tim Donnelly/AP Photo a 5-4 lead before Matt Treanor greeted Rich Thompson with a RULER ON ICE, WITH JOCKEY JOSE VALDIVIA tying RBI single. It was the sev- JR., SPRINTS AHEAD of Stay Thirsty, with jockenth hit the Australian-born ey Javier Castellano, to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Please see ROYALS, page 3B Story on page 5B.


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Tiger’s caddie on another golfer’s bag B E T H E S D A , M D . ( A P ) — Tiger Woods isn’t at the U.S. Open this year. But his caddie is. Steve Williams, who has been on the bag for 13 of Woods’ major championships, was working with Adam Scott at Congressional. A USGA official says they were seen together during a practice round Saturday at the course outside of Washington, D.C. Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering injuries to his left leg. He has not said how long he will be out.

Scott recently parted with longtime caddie Tony Navarro. While speculation about Woods’ future figures to be rampant next week, Woods’ agent said Williams was only temporarily filling in for the 30-yearScott old Australian. “Adam found out that Tiger wasn’t going to be playing the U.S. Open,” Mark Steinberg said. “He and Stevie

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Got a great idea for a new video game. Tentative title: Messin’ With the King. It’s a first-person game where you get to experience what it must feel like to be LeBron James in his first season with the Miami Heat. Not just dunking and rejecting and shooting long threes. Not just hanging with Drake and filming all those silly TV commercials. The whole deal. All the ugly stuff would be in there, too. So grab the controller, slip on the special sensory headband and focus on the flat screen. Take a deep breath, and away we go ... OOF! Here comes a media geek asking about “shrinking” in the fourth quarter. BAM! Here’s another media guy asking if you’re “feeling the pressure” from your long-running quest for that first NBA title. YIKES! Here’s Mavericks forward DeShawn Stevenson, talking smack about how you “checked out” in your eight-point Game 4. No guns in this game. We need that “Teen” rating to increase our sales reach. Just one swing of your massive forearm, and the latest distraction goes flying off the screen. Extra points for headshots, of course. The second level? That would have to be the Room of Rumors, where invisible evildoers hide behind the cloak of anonymity and try to tear you down with lies. Doesn’t matter if the rumor makes any sense. Doesn’t matter if there’s no corroboration or photographic evidence. The rumor still gets picked up by every hit-hungry Internet site you’ve never heard of and foisted upon a jealous public. Soon enough, it’s a trending topic on Twitter, and even the legitimate news agencies are feeling pressure to report it. Not realistic enough for you? Well, consider the latest LeBron rumor. It came out of Houston, where a hiphop DJ at 97.9 The Box went on the air Thursday to share a rumor about an alleged affair involving James’ fiancee, Savannah Brinson, and Wizards forward Rashard Lewis. This host claimed to have “a very reliable source” in Orlando, someone who was “all over the Tiger Woods issue” before it became public. This person mentioned a rumored tryst on South Beach between Brinson and Lewis, a former Magic player. “Word got to him while at the bar,” the host said of his mysterious source. Great. So now we’re passing along third-hand rumors heard on Jell-O Shot Night? The scariest part was that for too many hours the rumor seemed to gain traction. People started connecting dots, cross-referencing the Houston “report” with another on Twitter suggesting James was struggling with “personal issues.” And then James went out for Game 5 and suffered through another two-point fourth quarter in a 112-103 loss. Distracted? Uh, you think? Still want to trade lives with the King? Didn’t think so.

caddie. Phil Williams had caddied only sparingly, but his previous work included a stint for Jack Nicklaus in the 1989 Australian Masters. It was not immediately clear how long Williams would work for Scott, or how long Woods would remain sidelined. He still has the AT&T National, which starts June 30, listed as his next tournament on his website. There remains an outside chance Woods could play at Aronomink if he thought his leg was healthy enough to play the other two majors this year.

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have been friends for quite some time, and he called and said, ‘Can you help me out at the Open?”’ Steinberg said Williams first got permission from Woods. “I think like anybody else, Steve doesn’t want to miss a major, just like Tiger doesn’t want to miss a major,” Steinberg said. Scott, who split with Navarro after The Players Championship, used Mick Doran at Colonial. It will be the second time Scott has worked with someone from the Williams’ family. Ten years ago, he briefly hired Williams’ younger brother, Phil, to be his

Panama stuns U.S. in Gold Cup, 2-1 TAMPA, FLA. — Luis Tejada scored in the 19th minute, and Gabriel Gomez converted a penalty kick later in the first half, helping Panama stun the United States, 2-1, on Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup. The victory was the first for the Panamanians in nine meetings with the Americans, who had never lost a match in the group stage of any Gold Cup, the tournament that determines the champion for North and Central America and the Caribbean. Despite the loss, the U.S. can clinch a spot in the quarterfinals by beating Guadaloupe in its final Group C stage match Tuesday night in Kansas City.

GOLD CUP SOCCER Mexico hopes to replace players

MLB Yankees’ Colon injures thigh NEW YORK — Yankees starter Bartolo Colon left the game against Cleveland on Saturday after he strained his left hamstring covering first base in the seventh inning. Colon only allowed two hits against his former team and struck out six before he appeared to hurt himself while covering the bag on a grounder fielded by first baseman Mark Teixeira. Light, misty rain was falling all afternoon at Yankee Stadium, covering everything in fine droplets, and Colon might have lost traction while running to first. The right-hander came into the day 4-3 with a 3.39 ERA this season.

Marlins’ Ramirez on way back CHICAGO — Mexico is determined to win the

Gold Cup, regardless of how many players it has on its roster. The defending champions were left with 17 players after goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, defenders Francisco Rodriguez and Edgar Duenas, and midfielders Christian Bermudez and Antonio Naelson “Sinha” were removed from the team Thursday after testing positive for clenbuterol. The Mexican federation has asked to replace the players, but CONCACAF officials say they need more information on the tests before they can make a decision. Mexico is blaming the positive tests, which occurred during a pre-tournament training camp on the outskirts of Mexico City, on contaminated meat. Tour de France champion Alberto Contador also has blamed contaminated beef for his positive test for clenbuterol last July.

MIAMI — Hanley Ramirez could return the Florida Marlins when he’s eligible to come off the disabled list Tuesday. Ramirez is scheduled to make his second rehab start for Class A Jupiter on Saturday night. Out with a back strain since May 30, the All-Star shortstop went 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored as the designated hitter for Jupiter on Friday night. Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said Saturday Ramirez was fine physically, but he did not run at 100 percent. Ramirez hit off a tee Wednesday, his first activity since being injured. He was scheduled to play nine innings at shortstop in the Hammerheads’ game at Port St. Lucie on Saturday.

INDY RACING Indy 500-winning car crashes

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — The Indianapolis 500-winning car was crashed in the IndyCar race at Texas on Saturday night, even though the winning driver was in a broadcast booth MEMPHIS, TENN. — Robert Karlsson shot a 2- high above the track. under 68 on Saturday to remain atop the Indy 500 champion driver Dan Wheldon leaderboard through three rounds in the St. had only a one-race contract with Bryan Herta Jude Classic. Autosport at Indy two weeks ago, when he Karlsson looked ready to run away from the drove to victory in the No. 98 car that was field, leading by five strokes on the back nine, leased from Sam Schmidt Motorsports. but the Swede closed with his only bogeys of Because of damage to one of its other cars the day, dropping to 11 under and one stroke at Indianapolis, the Schmidt team decided to ahead of Harrison Frazar. use that championship car at Texas for the Frazar shot a 64. John Merrick (67) was Firestone Twin 275s, the first dual races in third at 8 under. major open-wheel racing in 30 years. Rookie The 41-year-old Karlsson, an 11-time winner driver Wade Cunningham drove the car, which on the European Tour, is trying to become the had No. 99 on in Saturday night. seventh first-time winner on the PGA Tour this The car sustained significant damage when year and the first in Memphis since Dicky rookie driver Charlie Kimball pushed up the Pride in 1994. track and collided with Cunningham with 20 laps left in the first race at Texas.

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Tseng out front in State Farm SPRINGFIELD, ILL. — Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot her second straight 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Mindy Kim in the LPGA State Farm Classic. Tseng reached 17 under, birdieing all four of Panther Creek’s par 5s in her bogey-free round. She won the season-opening LPGA Thailand for her sixth tour title in four years. Kim, the leader after the first two round, bogeyed the final hole for a 69. Brittany Lincicome, coming off a victory Sunday in New Jersey, shot a 66 to join Shanshan Feng (69) at 14 under. Defending champion Cristie Kerr (66) was another stroke back at 13 under.

Rock atop Italian Open leaderboard FIANO, ITALY — Robert Rock stretched his lead to two shots in the Italian Open, shooting a second straight 4-under 68 in a bid for his first European Tour title.

NASCAR Kurt Busch wins Pocono pole LONG POND, PA. — Kurt Busch’s reward for slapping the wall at practice was a backup No. 22 Dodge that was better than his regular ride. For that, Busch had plenty of people to thank, starting with his team at Penske Racing. “Just an honest thank you to my guys,” Busch said. It’s been quite a reversal for Busch a month after he launched into a foul-mouthed tirade against his race team at Richmond. He made it it two straight poles on Saturday, turning a fast lap of 171.579 mph at Pocono Raceway. Busch damaged his No. 22 Dodge in Friday’s practice and was forced to a backup car. He also spun at practice last week — a sort of bad luckgood luck habit. He wound up first last week at Kansas Speedway, then topped Jeff Gordon in one of the final qualifying runs at Pocono.

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TODAY IN SPORTS 2005 — Annika Sorenstam closes with a 1over 73 for a three-shot victory over Michelle Wie in the LPGA Championship. The 15-yearold Wie shoots a 69 to finish second. It’s the highest finish by an amateur in a major since 20-year-old Jenny Chuasiriporn lost a playoff to Se Ri Pak in the 1998 U.S. Women’s Open. 2008 — The Boston Celtics overcome a 24point deficit and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-91 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the NBA finals. No team had ever overcome more than a 15-point deficit after the first quarter, and the Celtics post the biggest comeback in the finals since 1971.

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Before they became new Big 12 head basketball coaches, Missouri’s Frank Haith and Texas A&M’s Billy Kennedy had already known each other nearly two decades. Their friendship goes back to when Haith became a Texas A&M assistant in the early 1990s. They met after Kennedy had already been an Aggies assistant during a stretch of 12 seasons when he worked at eight different schools. Later, after head-coaching stops at Centenary and Southeastern Louisiana, Kennedy spent the 2005-06 season as an assistant to Haith at Miami. “I wanted someone that I trusted and had a lot of respect for,” Haith said Thursday during a conference call with Big 12 coaches. “Billy wanted another challenge,

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DES MOINES, IOWA — Kansas University’s 1,600 relay team of Kendra Bradley, Shayla Wilson, Denesha Morris and Diamond Dixon placed eighth in a school-record clocking of 3:33.0 at Saturday’s NCAA Outdoor Championships. KU junior Rebeka Stowe placed seventh in the 3,000 steeplechase in 10:07.73. Junior Donny Wasinger was 14th in the 1,500 in 3:55.63. He led the race for two laps. The KU men earned 14 points and finished 18th overall. The women collected 13 points to finish 23rd. The Jayhawks will send several athletes to Eugene, Ore., in two weeks for the USA Senior and Junior Championships June 22-25.

and by coming over to work with us at Miami, I thought he had a chance to get a better job or opportunity, and it did work out for him that way. He’s a great man, and also a great coach.” Haith, who is also a former Texas assistant, and Kennedy are now going to be coaching against each other in the same league. They account for half of the new coaches in the Big 12, a conference reduced to 10 teams after the departures of Nebraska and Colorado. The other newcomers are Oklahoma’s Lon Kruger and Texas Tech’s Billy Gillispie, who both had previous connections to the league. Kruger is a former Kansas State coach, assistant and player. Gillispie is returning to the Big 12 after four years away. He was Texas A&M’s coach from 2004-07.

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Aquahawks, Newsome enjoyed the swimming portion of the race the most, and understandably so — he led the intermediate group after the 150-yard swim. Bryan Pendergraft, from

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“Sources say Selby struggled a bit in his first workout (in New York) — so much so that the Knicks have asked him back for a second workout. Selby may not be the lock I thought he was to go to New York.” In fact, Ford wrote that he wouldn’t be surprised if New York takes KU’s Markieff Morris. Selby, by the way, had to sit out his Washington Wizards workout last week because of a quad injury. It’s been reported that the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, who is a friend/mentor of Selby, is pushing for the team to take the ex-Jayhawk combo guard.

Conway, Ark., was the fastest 11-year-old. He started doing triathlons about three years ago, starting with one in his hometown. His favorite part of the race is the biking portion, made easier when he received a new time-trial bike for Christmas. “It’s just fun now,” Pendergraft said. This was Pendergraft’s first

Morris lauds KU: Former KU forward Marcus Morris, who is expected to be a lottery pick in the draft, praised KU’s coaches in an interview with the Charlotte Observer after a workout with the Bobcats last week. “They really teach you the game, and I was one of those system-type kids who stayed there and really got to know the game,” Morris said. “I ask a lot of questions because I want to be a great player at the end of the day. Having guys like Danny Manning (big man coach) and coach (Bill) Self there means really teaching you the game.” ●

‘Pop’ staying put: San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who worked one year for Larry Brown at KU, tells San Antonio’s WOAI-TV

IronKids event, but if he and his family decide to attend the national championship, it won’t be his last. The race was the first of the 14-event HyVee IronKids Midwest Series. It was also the first IronKids event held in Lawrence. Many participants’ parents are competing in the Ironman 70.3 Kansas, which starts at 6:30 this morning.

he may want to keep coaching a few more years, even after Tim Duncan retires. He has been the Spurs’ coach for 15 seasons. “You do it as long as you go to training camp and the juices are flowing and you get excited about getting it started. And I know I’m like that because I was bouncing off the walls for weeks,” said Popovich, 62. “So, I’m pretty far away from wanting to sit back and have a pinot noir and watch a Robert Mitchum movie. I’m going to do it until the juice is gone, until there’s no juice. For right now. I love it. I’ll never have it better than this, so I’m going to enjoy it while it’s here.” Former KU assistant coach R.C. Buford is general manager of the Spurs and a good friend of KU’s Self.

Royals righty allowed in his last four appearances. Mike Moustakas tried to score on a safety squeeze by Chris Getz moments later, and was cut down at the plate by first baseman Kendrick’s throw to Jeff Mathis. Alcides Escobar walked, loading the bases, but Thompson came back to strike out Alex Gordon. Moustakas, the second overall pick in the 2007 draft and one of nine rookies on the Royals’ roster, hit his first majorleague home run in his sixth plate appearance — a solo shot that landed in the second row above the 18-foot wall in rightcenter with two outs in the fourth inning and trimmed the Angels’ lead to 5-3. Cabrera narrowed the gap to 5-4 in the fifth with an RBI single. Wells led off the Angels’ four-run second against Felipe Paulino with a single before Los Angeles loaded the bases with none out. Aybar then smacked a 1-2 pitch inside first base and down the line to clear the bases, and Maicer Izturis drove him in with a sacrifice fly. Two of the runs were unearned, the result of a fielding error by Getz on a routine grounder to second by Callaspo.

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LOS ANGELES ANGELS CATCHER JEFF MATHIS (TOP) LOOKS to make another play after tagging out Kansas City’s Melky Cabrera on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. The Royals got two back in the third, when Getz scored on a passed ball by Mathis and Escobar came home on Gordon’s groundout. But the Angels tacked on another unearned run in the bottom half, after Wells singled again and got to second on an errant pickoff throw by Paulino — the first error by any Royals pitcher since Jeremy Jeffress’ wild pickoff throw on April 18 against Cleveland. Kendrick drove in Wells from third with an infield hit. ●

Note: The Angels came within one game of tying a dubious franchise record for consecutive games scoring three runs or fewer, which was set in September 1981.

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LEAGUE STANDINGS

NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP

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NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Philadelphia Atlanta Florida New York Washington

Central Division St. Louis Milwaukee Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Houston

West Division San Francisco Arizona Colorado Los Angeles San Diego

SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Yankees 4, Cleveland 0 Boston 16, Toronto 4 Minnesota 8, Texas 1 Detroit 8, Seattle 1 Tampa Bay 7, Baltimore 5, 11 innings Chicago White Sox 3, Oakland 2 L.A. Angels 7, Kansas City 5

NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 7, Chicago Cubs 1 Cincinnati 10, San Francisco 2 Atlanta 6, Houston 3, 10 innings Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Mets 2 Arizona 9, Florida 5 Milwaukee 5, St. Louis 3 L.A. Dodgers 11, Colorado 7 Washington 2, San Diego 1

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES Cleveland (Tomlin 7-3) at N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 4-5), 12:05 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 6-5) at Detroit (Porcello 6-3), 12:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 8-2) at Toronto (Drabek 4-4), 12:07 p.m. Tampa Bay (W.Davis 4-5) at Baltimore (Matusz 1-0), 12:35 p.m. Oakland (Moscoso 2-2) at Chicago White Sox (Humber 5-3), 1:10 p.m. Texas (M.Harrison 5-5) at Minnesota (Liriano 3-6), 1:10 p.m. Kansas City (Mazzaro 0-1) at L.A. Angels (Chatwood 3-3), 2:35 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Cleveland at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Arizona (D.Hudson 6-5) at Florida (Hand 0-1), 12:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (D.Davis 0-5) at Philadelphia (Oswalt 3-4), 12:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Capuano 4-6) at Pittsburgh (Correia 8-4), 12:35 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 7-4) at Houston (Myers 2-5), 1:05 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 6-3) at Milwaukee (Marcum 6-2), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (R.De La Rosa 2-0) at Colorado (Jimenez 1-6), 2:10 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 4-6) at San Diego (Stauffer 2-4), 3:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Volquez 4-2) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 4-4), 7:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES N.Y. Mets at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Arizona at Florida, 6:10 p.m. Atlanta at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. AdGonzalez Bos 64 263 43 89 .338 Bautista Tor 57 201 51 68 .338 Joyce TB 60 200 37 66 .330 Ortiz Bos 62 231 40 75 .325 Konerko CWS 64 241 31 77 .320 Ellsbury Bos 64 259 46 82 .317 JhPeralta Det 57 202 27 63 .312 MiCabrera Det 64 225 46 70 .311 Kubel Min 52 200 20 62 .310 MiYoung Tex 64 255 27 79 .310 RUNS — Granderson, New York, 52; Bautista, Toronto, 51; MiCabrera, Detroit, 46; Ellsbury, Boston, 46; AdGonzalez, Boston, 43; Boesch, Detroit, 42; ACabrera, Cleveland, 41; AlRamirez, Chicago, 41. RBI — AdGonzalez, Boston, 58; Konerko, Chicago, 51; Beltre, Texas, 48; Quentin, Chicago, 47; Teixeira, New York, 47; MiCabrera, Detroit, 45; Granderson, New York, 45. HITS — AdGonzalez, Boston, 89; Ellsbury, Boston, 82; MiYoung, Texas, 79; Konerko, Chicago, 77; ACabrera, Cleveland, 76; AlRamirez, Chicago, 76; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 75; Ortiz, Boston, 75. DOUBLES — Ellsbury, Boston, 21; AdGonzalez, Boston, 21; Quentin, Chicago, 20; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 20; AGordon, Kansas City, 19; MiYoung, Texas, 18; 6 tied at 17. TRIPLES — Bourjos, Los Angeles, 6; Crisp, Oakland, 5; Granderson, New York, 5; AJackson, Detroit, 5; CCrawford, Boston, 4; RDavis, Toronto, 4; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 4. HOME RUNS — Bautista, Toronto, 20; Granderson, New York, 20; Teixeira, New York, 19; Quentin, Chicago, 17; Konerko, Chicago, 16; Ortiz, Boston, 16; NCruz, Texas, 15. STOLEN BASES — Ellsbury, Boston, 24; Andrus, Texas, 19; Crisp, Oakland, 18; RDavis, Toronto, 18; Aybar, Los Angeles, 14; Fuld, Tampa Bay, 14; ISuzuki, Seattle, 14. PITCHING — Scherzer, Detroit, 8-2; Lester, Boston, 8-2; Arrieta, Baltimore, 8-3; 8 tied at 7. STRIKEOUTS — FHernandez, Seattle, 97; Shields, Tampa Bay, 93; Verlander, Detroit, 93; Weaver, Los Angeles, 90; Price, Tampa Bay, 89; CWilson, Texas, 83; Pineda, Seattle, 80; Haren, Los Angeles, 80. SAVES — League, Seattle, 18; Valverde, Detroit, 16; MaRivera, New York, 16; CPerez, Cleveland, 15; Farnsworth, Tampa Bay, 14; Walden, Los Angeles, 14; Feliz, Texas, 13.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. JosReyes NYM 61 267 45 91 .341 Votto Cin 65 236 45 80 .339 Kemp LAD 66 242 43 80 .331 Ethier LAD 65 233 31 76 .326 Berkman StL 56 186 39 60 .323 Helton Col 55 180 28 58 .322 Pence Hou 65 267 32 85 .318 Carroll LAD 63 223 32 70 .314 YMolina StL 57 198 21 62 .313 Wallace Hou 63 203 24 63 .310 RUNS — Stubbs, Cincinnati, 48; Braun, Milwaukee, 47; RWeeks, Milwaukee, 46. RBI — Fielder, Milwaukee, 56; Kemp, Los Angeles, 55; Howard, Philadelphia, 50; Bruce, Cincinnati, 48; Braun, Milwaukee, 47; Berkman, St. Louis, 46; Pence, Houston, 46. HITS — JosReyes, New York, 91; Pence, Houston, 85; Kemp, Los Angeles, 80; Votto, Cincinnati, 80; SCastro, Chicago, 79; Polanco, Philadelphia, 79; Ethier, Los Angeles, 76. DOUBLES — Beltran, New York, 20; Coghlan, Florida, 20; CJones, Atlanta, 19; Pence, Houston, 19; JosReyes, New York, 19; CYoung, Arizona, 18; Fielder, Milwaukee, 17; Headley, San Diego, 17; Prado, Atlanta, 17; SSmith, Colorado, 17. TRIPLES — JosReyes, New York, 11; Rasmus, St. Louis, 6; Victorino, Philadelphia, 6; Bourn, Houston, 5; SCastro, Chicago, 5; Fowler, Colorado, 5. HOME RUNS — Kemp, Los Angeles, 19; Fielder, Milwaukee, 18; Bruce, Cincinnati, 17; Berkman, St. Louis, 16; Stanton, Florida, 16; Braun, Milwaukee, 14; Pujols, St. Louis, 14. STOLEN BASES — Bourn, Houston, 26; JosReyes, New York, 20; Desmond, Washington, 18; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 18; Bourgeois, Houston, 15; Braun, Milwaukee, 14; CGomez, Milwaukee, 14; Kemp, Los Angeles, 14; Rollins, Philadelphia, 14; Tabata, Pittsburgh, 14. PITCHING — Halladay, Philadelphia, 9-3; Jurrjens, Atlanta, 8-2; Hamels, Philadelphia, 8-2; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 8-3; Correia, Pittsburgh, 84; 7 tied at 7. STRIKEOUTS — ClLee, Philadelphia, 107; Halladay, Philadelphia, 106; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 102; Lincecum, San Francisco, 94; Hamels, Philadelphia, 91; AniSanchez, Florida, 87; Norris, Houston, 81. SAVES — LNunez, Florida, 19; Street, Colorado, 19; FrRodriguez, New York, 18; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 18; Axford, Milwaukee, 17; BrWilson, San Francisco, 17; HBell, San Diego, 17; Putz, Arizona, 17.

Utley, Lee too much for Cubs The Associated Press

Phillies 7, Cubs 1 PHILADELPHIA — Chase Utley homered and drove in four runs to back Cliff Lee’s eight strong innings and lead Philadelphia to a victory over Chicago on Saturday. Lee (6-5) passed teammate Roy Halladay for the league lead in strikeouts, recording seven to up his season total to 107. He allowed four hits and one run while walking two. Chicago

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Reds 10, Giants 2 S A N F R A N C I S C O — Mike Leake pitched eight scoreless innings and also got two hits off Tim Lincecum as Cincinnati gave the San Francisco ace one of his worst beatings ever. Cincinnati

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Brewers 5, Cardinals 3 MILWAUKEE — Rickie Weeks hit a go-ahead, two-run homer, and Zack Greinke outpitched fellow Cy Young Award winner Chris Carpenter to lift Milwaukee over St. Louis. The surging Brewers (3728) pulled within a half-game of St. Louis for the NL Central lead and moved nine games over .500 for the first time in more than two years.

Braves 6, Astros 3, 10 innings HOUSTON — Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting Atlanta over Houston for its fifth straight victory. McCann’s shot to right field off Brandon Lyon (3-3) scored Jordan Schafer and Dan Uggla to give him 501 career RBIs and put the Braves on top 5-2. Schafer singled before Uggla walked.

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Pirates 3, Mets 2 P I T T S B U R G H — James McDonald allowed two runs in six innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run double, and Pittsburgh beat New York. Garrett Jones had an RBI double off knuckleballer R.A. Dickey (3-7), who tossed a complete game for the Mets. Jose Reyes, Ruben Tejada and Carlos Beltran each had two hits for New York. New York

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Nationals 2, Padres 1 SAN DIEGO — John Lannan pitched effectively into the seventh inning, and Washington beat San Diego to win consecutive road games for the first time in a month. Lannan (4-5) allowed highly touted rookie Anthony Rizzo’s first major-league homer and escaped a basesloaded jam in the sixth. The left-hander gave up six hits. Washington ab 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 2

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Dodgers 11, Rockies 7 D E N V E R — Pinch-hitter Casey Blake broke a tie with a three-run double in the sixth, Ted Lilly pitched five effective innings, and the Dodgers snapped a three-game skid. Diamondbacks 9, Marlins 5 Aaron Miles and Jamey M I A M I — Kelly Johnson’s Carroll each had four hits. three-run double highlighted a six-run fourth inning, and Los Angelesab r h bi Colorado ab r h bi Arizona sent Florida to its DGordn ss 6 1 0 0 CGnzlz cf 4 1 2 0 Carroll 2b 5 0 4 2 EYong rf 5 1 1 0 ninth loss in 10 games. Ethier rf 6 1 1 0 Giambi 1b 4 2 2 0 Arizona

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Florida

ab r h bi Coghln cf 5 1 1 1 Infante 2b 5 1 1 0 Morrsn lf 4 1 2 1 GSnchz 1b 4 1 2 2 Stanton rf 4 1 1 1 Dobbs 3b 4 0 0 0 J.Buck c 4 0 0 0 Bonifac ss 3 0 2 0 Vazquz p 1 0 0 0 Sanchs p 1 0 0 0 Cousins ph 1 0 0 0 Mujica p 0 0 0 0 Helms ph 1 0 1 0 Totals 36 9 11 8 Totals 37 5 10 5 Arizona 100 620 000 — 9 Florida 101 030 000 — 5 DP—Florida 1. LOB—Arizona 6, Florida 6. 2B— K.Johnson (13), J.Upton (15), Montero (16), G.Sanchez (15), Bonifacio (9). 3B—G.Parra (2), Morrison (1). HR—R.Roberts (9), S.Drew (4), Coghlan (5), G.Sanchez (11), Stanton (16). SB— C.Young 2 (8). S—I.Kennedy. R ER BB SO IP H Arizona I.Kennedy W,7-2 8 8 5 5 1 9 Heilman 1 2 0 0 0 1 Florida Vazquez L,3-6 3 2-3 7 7 7 3 6 Sanches 2 1-3 3 2 2 1 3 Mujica 3 1 0 0 0 3 HBP—by Mujica (C.Young). WP—Sanches. T—2:46. A—25,321 (38,560).

Kemp cf 4 1 1 1 Tlwtzk ss 5 1 2 2 Loney 1b 5 2 2 0 Wggntn 3b 5 1 2 2 Barajs c 3 2 2 1 Nelson 2b 3 0 1 0 Miles 3b 4 2 4 2 Mrtnsn p 0 0 0 0 GwynJ lf 5 2 1 1 S.Smith ph 1 1 1 0 Lilly p 1 0 1 0 Lndstr p 0 0 0 0 Blake ph 1 0 1 3 Splrghs ph 0 0 0 0 Hwksw p 0 0 0 0 Blckmn lf 5 0 2 1 MThms ph 1 0 1 1 Iannett c 3 0 0 0 Lindlm p 0 0 0 0 Hamml p 1 0 0 0 Guerrir p 0 0 0 0 JHerrr 2b 2 0 0 0 Totals 41 11 18 11 Totals 38 7 13 5 Los Angeles 000 013 304 — 11 051 — 7 Colorado 010 000 E—Kemp (4), Wigginton (4), Tulowitzki (3). DP—Los Angeles 1, Colorado 1. LOB—Los Angeles 10, Colorado 9. 2B—Kemp (14), Barajas (6), Miles (6), Blake (6), C.Gonzalez 2 (12), Nelson (4). 3B—Carroll (3). HR—Wigginton (6). SB—D.Gordon (2), Lilly (1), Blackmon (1). S— Barajas, Lilly, Oeltjen, Hammel. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Lilly W,5-5 5 4 1 1 2 3 Hawksworth H,4 1 0 0 0 0 0 Lindblom 1 0 0 0 0 1 Elbert 0 2 3 3 1 0 Guerrier 1 3 2 2 0 1 Guerra 1 4 1 1 1 0 Colorado Hammel L,3-6 5 7 3 2 4 1 Mat.Reynolds 1 3 1 1 0 2 Mortensen 2 4 3 1 0 1 Lindstrom 1 4 4 4 0 0 T—3:34. A—34,290 (50,490).

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Red Sox rough up Blue Jays, 16-4 The Associated Press

Red Sox 16, Blue Jays 4 T O R O N T O — John Lackey made up for a terrible first start in Toronto this season, No. 9 hitter Jason Varitek homered and drove in four runs, and Boston routed Toronto on Saturday. Lackey (4-5) delivered six strong innings in his second start since going on the disabled list after giving up nine 2 runs in 6 ⁄3 innings against the Blue Jays on May 11. The righthander struck out a seasonhigh eight. Boston Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 6 1 2 1 YEscor ss 3 0 0 0 Pedroia 2b 5 2 3 3 CPttrsn lf 5 0 0 0 AdGnzl 1b 3 2 1 1 Bautist rf 3 0 0 0 Sutton ph-1b 2 0 1 0 Lind 1b 4 2 2 0 Ortiz dh 3 2 2 3 Encrnc dh-3b4 1 2 2 Camrn ph-dh1 0 0 0 JMolin c 2 1 0 0 Lowrie 3b 5 0 0 1 RDavis cf 4 0 1 2 Crwfrd lf 5 1 1 1 J.Nix 3b-2b 4 0 0 0 Scutaro ss 6 3 4 1 McCoy 2b-p 4 0 1 0 J.Drew rf 5 2 2 1 Varitek c 3 3 2 4 Totals 44 16 18 16 Totals 33 4 6 4 Boston 004 171 030 — 16 Toronto 000 202 000 — 4 LOB—Boston 10, Toronto 7. 2B—Pedroia 2 (11), Ad.Gonzalez (21), Lind (6), R.Davis (10), McCoy (3). HR—Ortiz (16), Varitek (3), Encarnacion (2). SF—C.Crawford. IP H R ER BB SO Boston Lackey W,4-5 6 6 4 4 2 8 Wheeler 1 0 0 0 0 0 Hottovy 1 0 0 0 2 1 Bowden 1 0 0 0 1 0 Toronto Morrow L,2-4 4 1-3 10 9 9 3 4 Frasor 2-3 2 3 3 1 0 Dotel 1 2 1 1 0 0 Rzepczynski 1 1 0 0 0 2 Janssen 2-3 3 3 3 2 1 Rauch 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 McCoy 1 0 0 0 0 0 T—3:35. A—39,437 (49,260).

Yankees 4, Indians 0 NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch after he homered, Bartolo Colon tossed two-hit ball into the seventh inning before getting hurt, and New York beat Cleveland on a misty, windy afternoon.

Curtis Granderson hit his Tigers 8, Mariners 1 D E T R O I T — Max Scherzer 20th homer to tie for the found his form after three major-league lead. rocky starts, Austin Jackson Cleveland New York ab r h bi ab r h bi tripled twice, and Detroit beat Brantly lf 4 0 1 0 Jeter ss 4 0 0 0 Seattle to move within one ACarer ss 4 0 0 0 Grndrs cf 4 1 1 1 GSizmr cf 3 0 0 0 Teixeir 1b 3 1 1 1 percentage point of firstCSantn 1b 4 0 0 0 AlRdrg 3b 3 1 1 1 Choo rf 4 0 0 0 ENunez 3b 0 0 0 0 place Cleveland in the AL LaPort dh 4 0 1 0 Cano 2b 2 0 0 0 Central after being as many as Phelps 2b 3 0 0 0 Swisher rf 3 1 1 0 Hannhn 3b 3 0 2 0 Posada dh 3 0 1 0 eight games behind in early Marson c 3 0 1 0 Gardnr lf 3 0 2 0 May. Cervelli c 3 0 0 0 Totals 32 0 5 0 Totals 28 4 7 3 Victor Martinez had three Cleveland 000 000 000 — 0 New York 000 101 11x — 4 hits and two RBIs for the E—Choo (4), R.Perez (3), Phelps (1). DP— Cleveland 1. LOB—Cleveland 6, New York 3. Tigers, and Jhonny Peralta 2B—Hannahan (10), Gardner (8). HR— smacked a two-run homer. Granderson (20), Teixeira (19), Al.Rodriguez (13). CS—Posada (2), Gardner 2 (9). IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Talbot L,2-3 5 2-3 4 2 2 2 4 R.Perez 1 1-3 2 1 1 0 0 Pestano 1 1 1 1 0 2 New York Colon W,5-3 6 2-3 2 0 0 1 6 Robertson H,11 1 1-3 3 0 0 0 4 Logan 1 0 0 0 0 1 HBP—by Talbot (Al.Rodriguez). Balk— Robertson. T—2:49. A—47,048 (50,291).

Twins 8, Rangers 1 MINNEAPOLIS — Scott Baker pitched a five-hitter for his fourth career complete game, and Alexi Casilla had three hits and scored two runs, leading Minnesota over Texas. Texas Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 0 Revere cf 5 2 2 0 Andrus ss 4 0 0 0 ACasill ss 4 2 3 1 JHmltn dh 4 0 1 0 Cuddyr 1b 3 1 2 1 ABeltre 3b 4 0 1 0 DYong lf 4 1 3 2 N.Cruz rf 3 0 0 0 Tosoni dh 3 1 0 0 Morlnd 1b 3 0 0 0 Valenci 3b 3 1 0 0 Napoli c 3 1 1 0 Dnklm rf 4 0 1 2 DvMrp lf 3 0 1 1 RRiver c 4 0 0 0 EnChvz cf 3 0 0 0 Tolbert 2b 4 0 1 1 Totals 31 1 5 1 Totals 34 8 12 7 Texas 000 000 010 — 1 Minnesota 510 100 10x — 8 DP—Texas 1, Minnesota 1. LOB—Texas 3, Minnesota 5. 2B—A.Beltre (17), A.Casilla (8), Cuddyer (9), D.Young (6). SB—Revere (5), A.Casilla (9). SF—Cuddyer. IP H R ER BB SO Texas C.Lewis L,5-7 1 1-3 7 6 6 2 1 Bush 4 2-3 4 2 2 0 5 Tateyama 1 1 0 0 0 0 Rhodes 1 0 0 0 0 1 Minnesota S.Baker W,4-4 9 5 1 1 0 7 WP—C.Lewis. T—2:31. A—40,420 (39,500).

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Detroit ab r h bi AJcksn cf 5 1 3 2 Kelly 3b 5 0 1 1 Boesch rf 4 2 3 0 C.Wells rf 1 0 0 0 MiCarr 1b 3 1 1 0 VMrtnz dh 4 1 3 2 Dirks lf 4 0 0 0 JhPerlt ss 4 1 1 2 Avila c 3 1 1 0 Santiag 2b 4 1 1 0 Totals 29 1 5 1 Totals 37 8 14 7 Seattle 000 001 000 — 1 Detroit 210 003 11x — 8 E—Olivo (5). DP—Seattle 1, Detroit 1. LOB— Seattle 4, Detroit 7. 2B—Boesch (15), V.Martinez (17). 3B—I.Suzuki (2), A.Jackson 2 (5). HR— Jh.Peralta (9). SF—Ryan. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Pineda L,6-4 5 1-3 8 6 5 1 4 J.Wright 1 2-3 4 1 1 0 0 Gray 1 2 1 1 0 0 Detroit Scherzer W,8-2 7 4 1 1 2 4 Benoit 1 1 0 0 0 0 Purcey 1 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Pineda (Mi.Cabrera). WP—Pineda. T—2:23. A—38,398 (41,255). ISuzuki rf Ryan ss Smoak 1b AKndy 2b Olivo c Peguer lf Carp dh Figgins 3b Halmn cf

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Rays 7, Orioles 5, 11 innings B A L T I M O R E — Ben Zobrist got four extra-base hits and scored four runs, including the tiebreaker in the 11th inning on a single by Tampa Bay’s Evan Longoria. Longoria had three RBIs, and Casey Kotchman went 4for-6 with two RBIs for the Rays, who forced extra innings with a run in the ninth off Baltimore closer Kevin Gregg.

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Baltimore ab r h bi Hardy ss 6 0 1 0 Markks rf 6 0 2 0 AdJons cf 5 0 1 1 Guerrr dh 5 0 0 0 Wieters c 4 1 3 0 Pie pr-lf 1 1 0 0 Reimld lf 2 0 0 0 Scott ph 1 0 1 0 Tatum c 1 0 0 0 MrRynl 3b 5 2 2 3 Andino 2b 4 0 0 0 BrnSny 1b 4 1 1 1 Totals 47 7 15 6 Totals 44 5 11 5 Tampa Bay 100 020 101 02 — 7 010 00 — 5 Baltimore 000 022 E—Andino (6). LOB—Tampa Bay 12, Baltimore 9. 2B—Damon (11), Zobrist 3 (20), Longoria (10), Kotchman (8), Ad.Jones (11), Wieters (10). 3B— Zobrist (4). HR—Mar.Reynolds 2 (12). SB—Scott (1). S—Ruggiano. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Price 6 8 4 4 1 6 Howell 1 0 0 0 0 1 Jo.Peralta 1 2 1 1 2 1 C.Ramos 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 J.Cruz W,4-0 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Farnsworth S,14-15 1 1 0 0 0 1 Baltimore Guthrie 6 8 3 3 2 2 Ji.Johnson BS,1-1 2 2 1 0 0 0 Gregg BS,4-16 1 2 1 1 1 1 Uehara 1 0 0 0 1 0 Accardo L,3-2 1 3 2 2 0 0 T—3:48. A—25,541 (45,438). Damon dh Zobrist 2b Joyce rf Longori 3b Ktchm 1b BUpton cf Jaso c Ruggin lf Brignc ss

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White Sox 3, Athletics 2 CHICAGO — Brent Lillibridge helped make John Danks a winner with a homer-saving catch in the eighth inning, and the White Sox beat Oakland. Oakland Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Crisp cf 4 1 1 0 Lillirdg lf 3 1 0 0 Pnngtn ss 3 1 1 0 AlRmrz ss 3 1 1 0 Matsui dh 2 0 0 1 Quentin rf 4 0 0 1 DeJess pr 0 0 0 0 Konerk 1b 4 0 1 0 Wlngh lf 3 0 1 1 Rios cf 3 0 2 0 CJcksn rf 4 0 0 0 A.Dunn dh 2 0 0 0 SSizmr 3b 4 0 0 0 RCastr c 3 1 1 1 KSuzuk c 3 0 0 0 Bckhm 2b 3 0 1 0 Barton 1b 2 0 1 0 Morel 3b 4 0 0 0 JWeeks 2b 2 0 0 0 Totals 27 2 4 2 Totals 29 3 6 2 Oakland 000 101 000 — 2 Chicago 001 101 00x — 3 E—Ziegler (2), K.Suzuki (3), Pennington (7), R.Castro (1), Al.Ramirez (10). DP—Oakland 3, Chicago 1. LOB—Oakland 4, Chicago 12. 2B— Crisp (13). HR—R.Castro (3). SB—Pennington (6), Lillibridge (6), Al.Ramirez (3), Quentin (1). CS— J.Weeks (1). S—Pennington, J.Weeks. SF—Matsui. IP H R ER BB SO Oakland G.Gonzalez L,5-5 5 1-3 5 3 2 7 2 Ziegler 1 0 0 0 1 0 Breslow 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Devine 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 Chicago Danks W,2-8 7 2-3 4 2 2 2 4 Crain S,1-2 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 T—3:01. A—24,391 (40,615).


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BELMONT STAKES

Ruler on Ice rules

David J. Phillip/AP Photos

DALLAS’ DIRK NOWITZKI, LEFT, AND MIAMI’S LEBRON JAMES SMILE during practice sessions Saturday in Miami. Game 6 of the NBA finals is 7 tonight in Miami. The Mavericks lead the series 3-2.

NBA FINALS

Dirk, LeBron switch roles MIAMI (AP) — The hammer Dirk Nowitzki is so close to escaping is pounding away harder than ever at LeBron James. The Dallas Mavericks are a victory from claiming the title that James came to Miami to win. It would forever alter Nowitzki’s reputation, which has already been elevated enormously during this series as he has ignored injury and illness. And James is now the target of all the criticism Nowitzki long endured, the one shouldering most of the blame as things go GAME 6 wrong. “That’s When: 7 tonight just a part of the game if Where: Miami you’re the TV: ABC (cable channels 9, 12, 209) star or the face of the franchise,” Nowitzki said Saturday. “If you win, it’s great for you, and everybody looks at you. And if you lose, you’re going to get hammered. It’s just part of the business. I think we understand that, we’ve been around long enough. I got hammered the last 13 years, basically. So hopefully this year I can make the hammering go away for a year.” He has two shots at it. The Mavs can win their first title tonight, or Tuesday if the Heat force a seventh game. That would require a stronger effort from James, who this time a year ago was coming off his second straight MVP award and was three weeks from becoming among the most sought-after free agents in sports history. Now he’s the guy who can’t produce in the fourth quarters, with 11 total points in five games, the one with the big name but the puny stats who had to spend part of his off day answer all sorts of questions about what’s happened to him. ● Are those 44 minutes per game you’re playing too much? “I wouldn’t say it’s too much. I don’t think so,” James said. “I don’t feel like I’m hurting my team for the time I’m out there. I don’t feel like it’s too much.”

● Is something wrong with your shot technique? “At this point, I don’t think technique has anything to do with it,” James said. “Shots go in, shots don’t go in. I don’t stop to think about my technique or anything like that.” ● Are you simply feeling the pressure of the finals stage? “I think the game of basketball can be pressure,” James said. “It doesn’t matter if it’s the finals or the conference finals or first round. Playoff basketball is all about pressure, how you can handle it.” James did allow that perhaps he hasn’t been as aggressive in the fourth quarter because Dwyane Wade has been playing so well. Wade is averaging 28.4 points — 11 more than James, who also trails Chris Bosh. “He’s one of the best players in the world,” Wade said. “So we’re not necessarily concerned about him to that extent. I want him to play and feel confident.” James noted that he did have a triple-double last game, but even with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, he said, “I had a bad game in a lot of people’s eyes. I understand that.” Nowitzki knows the feeling. He has been the lone big star on a Dallas team that’s won 50 games for 11 straight seasons, yet he’s known best for his failures: the collapse after a 2-0 lead over Miami in the 2006 finals, the first-round loss to eighth-seeded Golden State in the first round the next year after winning 67 games. He was tagged as soft — a label many European players receive — and given derisive nicknames such as No-winski or No-ring-ski. But he showed plenty of toughness Saturday when he fired back at Wade and James after they appeared to be mocking his recent illness on a video that made the rounds Friday. Nowitzki called it “a little childish, a little ignorant,” but denied that it would give him any added motivation to claim the ring he’s been chasing for 13 years. “We’re one win away from

my dream, what I’ve worked on for half my life,” Nowitzki said. “This is really all I’m worried about, this is all I’m focusing on, and not really the offthe-court stuff that happened.” James and Wade downplayed the video, but even if their intentions weren’t malicious, it gave Heat haters yet another reason to dislike the team that already provided so many from the moment they came together last summer. Though they took less money than allowable, the James-Wade-Bosh union left little room to fill out the lower half of the roster. That didn’t matter earlier in the playoffs, when the trio played well enough to win with whatever support it got. Now James is well below his usual, Bosh is shooting just 37 percent, and the Mavericks’ superior depth is helping them pull out close games at the end. The Mavericks’ nine-point victory in Game 5 was the biggest by either team in the series, in which Dallas has outscored Miami 463-459. The previous three had been decided by three points or fewer, and the Heat know they’ve been good enough to realize they can easily win the next two. “This is about as close as you can possibly have a series, and you have to stay the course,” coach Erik Spoelstra said. “We’re doing a lot of things well. It’s a possession game, possession series, it goes down to the end. We’re a very good closing team on both ends of the court. “They’ve been able to do it better than us in three of the games, but we feel very confident coming home and being able to do the things we’ve been successful at, particularly closing.” The Mavs are comfortable on the road, where they won Game 2 of this series after a pair of victories at both Los Angeles and Oklahoma City in the previous two rounds. Nowitzki and Jason Terry still remember the pain of watching the Heat celebrate on their floor five years ago, and now they’ve got the chance for the ultimate payback.

NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom nearly fell at the start. Preakness winner Shackleford faded in the stretch. The Belmont Stakes was up for grabs. And it was 24-1 long shot Ruler on Ice who delivered a huge upset Saturday in the final leg of the Triple Crown, splashing his way to a threequarter length victory over Stay Thirsty. As expected, Shackleford led from the start but when the field of 12 turned for home in the 1 1⁄2-mile Belmont, he tired in the muck as long shots Ruler On Ice and Stay Thirsty passed him by. “Ruler wasn’t slowing down,” winning jockey Jose Valdivia Jr. said. “It was a great feeling the last sixteenth of a mile.” The much-hyped rubber match between Shackleford and Animal Kingdom never developed on a rainy day at Belmont Park. Shackleford finished fifth, while Animal Kingdom had a frightful start, never moved into contention and finished sixth. Jockey John Velazquez nearly fell off Animal Kingdom when the horse was bumped on his right side by Mucho Macho Man just after the start. He somehow managed to get his left foot back into the stirrup, but by then it was too late. Animal Kingdom had dropped more than 13 lengths off the lead, and did well to finish in the middle of the pack. “The horse almost fell down,” said Graham Motion, Animal Kingdom’s trainer. “Johnny couldn’t believe the horse stayed up. He lost his iron. It took him until halfway around the turn to get his foot back in the iron. It’s disap-

Julio Cortez/AP Photo

LAUREL OLSON USES a plastic bag to stay dry before the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in Elmont, N.Y. pointing not to give the horse a chance to run his race.” An elated Valdivia, riding in his first Belmont, described the final seconds of the race while on the gallop back to the winner’s circle. “I’m a couple of yards from the wire and I’m thinking, ‘Oh my god, oh my god, I’m going to win the Belmont,”’ he said. A crowd of 55,779 turned out hoping to see a stretch showdown between Animal Kingdom and Shackleford — the first Derby vs. Preakness winners in the Belmont in six years. But that vanished once the Derby winner was knocked around in a bad bit of racing luck. “It was unbelievable,” Velazquez said. “They came over on me and clipped heels and I almost came off. I had a horrible trip. No way was he going to make up that much ground. He’s still a great horse.” The Belmont has a history of surprise finishes, from spoiled Triple Crown attempts to stunning shockers. Only two favorites have won since Thunder Gulch in

1995, and long shots have been the norm. Last year, it was 131 Drosselmeyer, two years ago Summer Bird at 11-1, and three years ago Da’ Tara at 38-1. Birdstone spoiled Smarty Jones’ bid for a Triple Crown in 2004 at odds of 36-1 and Sarava ended War Emblem’s Triple try in 2002 at 70-1 odds. The win left Lori Hall, who owns Ruler On Ice with her husband George, shaking. “It was amazing, because we really were the underdog,” she said. Ruler On Ice’s victory makes it three years in a row a different horse has won each of the Triple Crown races, and next year it will be a 33-year gap since Affirmed swept the Derby, Preakness and Belmont in 1978. Ruler On Ice, trained by New Jersey-based Kelly Breen, did not run in the first two legs of the Triple Crown. The 3-year-old didn’t have enough graded stakes earnings to qualify for the Derby, but vindicated his trainer’s faith by defeating a field that included the first seven finishers in the Run for the Roses.

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Giving Men a Better Shot!

Educating the community on the importance of men’s health.

LMH Endowment Association

For Men’s Health Health Fair | Free Throw Competition

Health Fair

Free Throw Competition

A variety of screenings and exhibits will be set up for all individuals to check out. Screenings/exhibits will include: cholesterol screening, stress tests, BMI (Body Mass Index) readings, proper nutrition, flexibility screenings, blood pressures, body fat, waist circumference, finger stick glucose, and more.

ŸCompetition will be the most shots made

among teams of 4 and among individuals. ŸEach team member will take 20 shots for a total of 80 shots per team. The team will have 15 minutes to complete their round.

Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse $25 for free throw competition $50 luncheon featuring KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger Lmhendowment.org | More info at 785-505-3317 Registration form must be in by Thursday, June 23rd.

Schedule

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

11:30-4:30 Screenings/Exhibits 11:30-1:30 Registration 12:30-1:30 Luncheon 1:00-5:00 Competition


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6B Sunday, June 12, 2011

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SCOREBOARD State Farm Classic

FedEx St. Jude Classic

Saturday At TPC Southwind Memphis, Tenn. Purse: $5.6 million Yardage: 7,239; Par: 70 Third Round Robert Karlsson Harrison Frazar John Merrick Retief Goosen Fredrik Jacobson Keegan Bradley Cameron Tringale Blake Adams Carl Pettersson Kris Blanks Stephen Ames Charles Howell III Ryuji Imada Brandt Snedeker Colt Knost Greg Chalmers D.J. Trahan Jonathan Byrd Tim Herron Troy Matteson George McNeill David Hearn Lee Westwood Robert Allenby Shane Bertsch Camilo Villegas Scott Stallings Fabian Gomez Jhonattan Vegas Chris Couch Marco Dawson Jerry Kelly Jimmy Walker Rod Pampling David Mathis Andres Gonzales Michael Putnam Cameron Percy Boo Weekley Chad Campbell Ben Curtis Kevin Kisner Brian Davis John Rollins Paul Stankowski Will MacKenzie Zach Johnson Kent Jones Todd Hamilton Marc Turnesa Mike Small Shaun Micheel Jeff Quinney Dicky Pride Spencer Levin John Senden Geoff Ogilvy Rich Beem Kirk Triplett Heath Slocum Jim Renner Craig Barlow John Daly

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BMW Italian Open Saturday At Royal Park I Roveri Fiano, Italy Purse: $2.2 million Yardage: 7,282; Par: 72 Third Round Robert Rock, England Niclas Fasth, Sweden Pablo Larrazabal, Spain Jbe Kruger, South Africa Gary Boyd, England Francesco Molinari, Italy Joost Luiten, Netherlands Lee Slattery, England Peter Whiteford, Scotland Rhys Davies, Wales Gregory Bourdy, France Floris De Vries, Netherlands Matteo Manassero, Italy Chris Wood, England

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Saturday At Panther Creek Country Club Springfield, Ill. Purse: $1.7 million Yardage: 6,746; Par: 72 Third Round Yani Tseng Mindy Kim Brittany Lincicome Shanshan Feng Cristie Kerr Juli Inkster Wendy Ward Sophie Gustafson Se Ri Pak Paula Creamer Stacy Lewis Angela Stanford Suzann Pettersen Pornanong Phatlum Meena Lee Mika Miyazato Michelle Wie Amanda Blumenherst Jiyai Shin Na Yeon Choi Brittany Lang Gerina Piller Catriona Matthew Morgan Pressel Eun-Hee Ji Natalie Gulbis Mina Harigae Jimin Kang I.K. Kim Amy Yang Moira Dunn Sarah Jane Smith Kyeong Bae Christina Kim Seon Hwa Lee Lindsey Wright Sun Young Yoo Chella Choi Marcy Hart Belen Mozo Maria Hjorth Karen Stupples Jennifer Johnson Hee Young Park Michele Redman Nicole Hage

AEGON Championships

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Greater Hickory Classic

Saturday At Rock Barn Golf & Spa (Jones Course) Conover, N.C. Purse: $1.75 million Yardage: 7,090; Par: 72 Second Round Bob Tway 63-67—130 Tommy Armour III 64-67—131 James Mason 67-65—132 Chip Beck 67-65—132 Mark O’Meara 65-67—132 Mark Wiebe 64-68—132 Nick Price 67-66—133 Jeff Sluman 66-67—133 Mike Goodes 64-69—133 Larry Mize 69-65—134 Jim Gallagher, Jr. 68-66—134 Loren Roberts 67-67—134 David Peoples 66-68—134 David Eger 65-69—134 John Huston 70-65—135 Peter Senior 69-66—135 Mark McNulty 68-67—135 Corey Pavin 70-65—135 Hal Sutton 67-68—135 Frankie Minoza 71-64—135 Keith Clearwater 66-69—135 Joe Ozaki 64-71—135 Keith Fergus 69-67—136 Fred Funk 69-67—136 Scott Hoch 68-68—136 Roger Chapman 68-68—136 Tom Kite 71-65—136 Steve Pate 67-69—136 Larry Nelson 66-70—136 Olin Browne 69-68—137 David Frost 70-67—137 Phil Blackmar 70-67—137 Morris Hatalsky 70-67—137 Steve Lowery 67-70—137 Craig Stadler 72-65—137 Jerry Pate 66-71—137 Mark Calcavecchia 65-72—137

Saturday At The Queen’s Club London Purse: $1.02 million (WT250) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Andy Murray (2), Britain, def. Andy Roddick (3), United States, 6-3, 6-1. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (5), France, def. James Ward, Britain, 6-3, 7-6 (7).

Gerry Weber Open

Saturday At Gerry Weber Stadion Halle, Germany Purse: $1.1 million (WT250) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Gael Monfils (3), France, 6-3, 6-3. Philipp Petzschner, Germany, def. Tomas Berdych (2), Czech Republic, 7-6 (7), 2-6, 6-3.

AEGON Classic

Saturday At Edgbaston Priory Club Birmingham, England Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Daniela Hantuchova (4), Slovakia, def. Ana Ivanovic (2), Serbia, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, def. Peng Shuai (3), China, 6-3, 6-1.

e-Boks Sony Ericsson Open

Saturday At Farum Arena Copenhagen, Denmark Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Semifinals Lucie Safarova (4), Czech Republic, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2. Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, def. Mona Barthel, Germany, 6-1, 6-2.

BASEBALL National League SAN DIEGO PADRES—Agreed to terms with INF Jace Peterson, OF Kyle Gaedele, RHP Justin Hancock, INF Zack Kometani, RHP Colin Rea, OF Lee Orr, RHP Greg Gonzalez, C Jeremy Rodriguez, RHP Matt Stites, OF Mike Gallic, C Matthew Colantonio, LHP Robert Eisenbach, INF Paul Karmas, OF Justin Miller, INF Clint Moore, RHP Kyle Brule, RHP James Jones and INF Travis Whitmore. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Agreed to terms with INF Bill Hall. Placed 2B Freddy Sanchez on the 15-day DL. COLLEGE SAM HOUSTON STATE—Announced junior men’s basketball F Erik Williams is transferring from Marquette.

Area Results

LYME FIGHTERS 5K Saturday in Lawrence (All hometowns Lawrence except where noted) MALE Overall — 1. Jason Kinder, Garnett, 17:22. 2. Michael Carlson, Holton, 20:55 Masters overall — 1. Denton Griest, Ottawa, 23:00 (20:26) AGE-GROUP RESULTS 1-12 — 1. Zachary Peterson, 31:20. 2. Logan Farmer, 33:28. 3. Brandon Hadl, Platte City, Mo., 55:23 13-19 — 1.Cole Yancey, Princeton, 21:51. Alex Currier, Ottawa, 25:10.

20-29 — 1. Jason Kinder, Garnett, 17:22. 2. Michael Mcfadden, 23:08. 3. Daniel Border, 25:36. 4. Justin Geiger, Andale, 27:31. 5. Matt Mcfadden, Olathe, 45:15 30-39 — 1. Michael Carlson, Holton, 20:55. 2. Raymond Soemer, Edgerton, 22:08. 3. Mike Miller, Paola, 22:52. 4. Shawn Winslow, Gardner, 24:39. 5. Jason Conser, 24:51. 6. Charles Crawford, 27:41. 7. Jason Bishop, Platte City, Mo., 57:09. 40-49 — 1. Denton Griest, Ottawa, 23:00. 2. Dennis Lawlor, Topeka, 26:14. 3. Tom Wenner, 29:31. 50-59 — 1. Roger Sample, Garnett, 41:48. 60-69 (age graded) — 1. Phil Kelsey, 69, Olathe, 33:31 (24:49). FEMALE Overall — 1. Kelsey Rowe, Topeka, 23:18. 2. Mary Lawlor, Topeka, 23:18. Masters overall — 1. Beth Bockrath, 32:13 (28:11) AGE-GROUP RESULTS 1-12 — 1. Novalee Bishop, Platte City, Mo., 55:24. 2. Jada Bishop, Platte City, Mo., 56:38. 13-19 — 1. Kelsey Rowe, Topeka, 23:18. 2. Mary Lawlor, Topeka, 23:18. 20-29 — 1. Monica Mcfadden, Andale, 29:39. 2. Elizabeth Powell, 34:07. 30-39 — 1. Annie Crawford, 28:36. 2. Cassondra Coleman, Wamego, 30:53. 3. Pamela Anderson, 31:16. 4. Jolene Peterson, 32:31. 5. Pamela Roberts, 33:42. 6. Jennifer Soemer, Edgerton, 43:52. 7. Brandi Mcfadden, Wichita, 45:49. 8. Camille Bishop, Platte City, Mo., 57:10. 50-59 — 1. Beth Bockrath, 32:13. 2. Sandy Sample, Garnett, 42:33.

NCAA Outdoor

Saturday At Drake Stadium Des Moines, Iowa (All race distances in meters) Finals MEN Team Standings — 1, Texas A&M 55 points. 2, Florida State 54. 3, Florida 53. 4, LSU 46. 5, Virginia Tech 36. 6, Stanford 29. 7, Arizona 28. 8, BYU 271⁄2. 9, Texas Tech 26. 10 (tie), Oregon and Arkansas 25. 12 (tie), Texas, Illinois, Southern Cal and Liberty 18. 16 (tie), Kansas State and Iona 16. 18, Kansas 14. 19, Mississippi 13. 20 (tie), Oklahoma, Penn State, Mississippi State, Washington and Indiana 11. 25 (tie), Virginia, California, Louisville, Illinois State, Arizona State, Alabama and Washington State 10. 32 (tie), Princeton and Baylor 9. 34 (tie), Oral Roberts, Duke and UC Irvine 8. 37, UCLA 7. 38 (tie), Clemson and Nebraska 6. 40, North Carolina 51⁄2. 41 (tie), Kentucky, Villanova, New Mexico, South Florida and Missouri 5. 46 (tie), Maryland, Iowa State, Iowa, Central Michigan, Northern Arizona and Weber State 4. 52 (tie), Texas State and Southeastern Louisiana 31⁄2. 54 (tie), Bucknell, Georgia, Purdue and Binghamton 3. 58 (tie), Akron, Memphis, Delaware State, Western Kentucky, Southern Utah and Sam Houston State 2. 64 (tie), Air Force, Houston, Colorado, Michigan State, Penn, UC Santa Barbara, Tennessee and Montana State 1. 200 — 1, Maurice Mitchell, Florida State, 19.99 seconds. 2, Marek Niit, Arkansas, 20.38. 3, Horatio Williams, LSU, 20.41. 1,500 — 1, Matthew Centrowitz, Oregon, 3:42.54. 2, Dorian Ulrey, Arkansas, 3:43.06. 3, Abdi Hassan, Arizona, 3:43.95. 14, Don Wasinger, Kansas, 3:55.63. 5,000 — 1, Sam Chelanga, Liberty, 13:29.30. 2, Lawi Lalang, Arizona, 13:31.69. 3, Leonard Korir, Iona, 13:35.71. 110 Hurdles — 1, Barrett Nugent, LSU, 13.28. 2, Andrew Riley, Illinois, 13.33. 3, Brendan Ames, Southern Cal, 13.34. 4x100 Relay — 1, Florida State, Kemar Hyman, Ngonidzashe Makusha, Maurice Mitchell, Brandon Byram, 38.77. 2, Texas A&M, 38.91. 3, Illinois, 38.96. 4x400 Relay — 1, Texas A&M, Bryan Miller, Demetrius Pinder, Michael Preble, Tabarie Henry, 3:00.62. 2, LSU, 3:01.07. 3, Mississippi State, 3:01.56. Triple Jump — 1, Christian Taylor, Florida, 58 feet, 43⁄4 inches. 2, Will Claye, Florida, 57-93⁄4. 3, Julian Reid, Texas A&M, 55-01⁄4.

WOMEN Team Standings — 1, Texas A&M 49. 2, Oregon 45. 3, LSU 431⁄2. 4, Oklahoma 42. 5, Arizona 35. 6, Southern Cal 30. 7, Clemson 28. 8 (tie), Texas and Stanford 25. 10, Southern Miss 21. 11 (tie), Tennessee and Villanova 20. 13, Kansas State 19. 14 (tie), Arkansas and Auburn 18. 16, Duke 17. 17 (tie), UCF and Colorado 16. 19, Arizona State 15. 20 (tie), West Virginia, Virginia Tech and Florida State 14. 23 (tie), Indiana, Kansas and Georgetown 13. 26, Ohio State 12. 27 (tie), Miami and TCU 11. 29 (tie), Northwestern State, Virginia and Southern Illinois 10. 32 (tie), UNLV and Nebraska 9. 34 (tie), Oklahoma State, UCLA, Stony Brook and Florida 8. 38 (tie), Wichita State and Baylor 7. 40 (tie), Washington State, South Carolina, Dartmouth and Georgia 6. 44 (tie), SMU, Penn State, Iowa State, Michigan State, Tulane, Louisville and Wisconsin 5. 51 (tie), Cal State Fullerton, North Dakota State and Yale 4. 54 (tie), Washington, Texas Tech, Illinois State, North Carolina, Sacramento State and Princeton 3. 60 (tie), San Diego State, Kentucky, Cal Poly, Western Kentucky and N.C. State 2. 65, California 11⁄2. 66 (tie), Illinois, Kent State, Purdue, Boston University and Long Beach State 1. 200 — 1, Kimberlyn Duncan, LSU, 22.24. 2, Jeneba Tarmoh, Texas A&M, 22.34. 3, Tiffany Townsend, Baylor, 22.58. 1,500 — 1, Sheila Reid, Villanova, 4:14.57. 2, Lucy Van Dalen, Stony Brook, 4:15.33. 3, Kate Van Buskirk, Duke, 4:15.37. 100 Hurdles — 1, Nia Ali, Southern Cal, 12.63. 2, Christina Manning, Ohio State, 12.72. 3, Jackie Coward, UCF, 12.79. 3,000 Steeplechase — 1, Emma Coburn, Colorado, 9:41.14. 2, Stephanie Garcia, Virginia, 9:47.29. 3, Shalaya Kipp, Colorado, 9:56.37. 7, Rebeka Stowe, Kansas, 10:07.63. 4x100 Relay — 1, LSU, Kenyanna Wilson, Semoy Hackett, Rebecca Alexander, Kimberlyn Duncan, 42.64. 2, Texas A&M, 42.93. 3, Southern Cal, 43.42. 4x400 Relay — 1, Texas A&M, Jeneba Tarmoh, Ibukun Mayungbe, Andrea Sutherland, Jessica Beard, 3:26.31. 2, 2, Auburn, 3:26.46. 3, Oregon, 3:28.18. 8, Kansas, 3:33.00. Shot Put — 1, Julie Labonte, Arizona, 60-1. 2, Tia Brooks, Oklahoma, 59-03⁄4. 3, Annie Alexander, Tennessee, 57-111⁄4.

NHL Playoffs

STANLEY CUP FINALS (Best-of-7) Vancouver 3, Boston 2 Wednesday, June 1: Vancouver 1, Boston 0 Saturday, June 4: Vancouver 3, Boston 2, OT Monday: Boston 8, Vancouver 1 Wednesday: Boston 4, Vancouver 0 Friday: Vancouver 1, Boston 0 Monday, June 13: Vancouver at Boston, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 15: Boston at Vancouver, 7 p.m. x-if necessary

WNBA

Saturday’s Games Indiana 86, New York 80 Chicago 84, Washington 77 San Antonio 86, Atlanta 74 Today’s Game Tulsa at Connecticut, 2 p.m.

NBA Playoffs

FINALS (Best-of-7) Dallas 3, Miami 2 Tuesday, May 31: Miami 92, Dallas 84 Thursday, June 2: Dallas 95, Miami 93 Sunday, June 5: Miami 88, Dallas 86 Tuesday: Dallas 86, Miami 83 Thursday: Dallas 112, Miami 103 Today: Dallas at Miami, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday: Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m.

MLS

Saturday’s Games Philadelphia 1, Real Salt Lake 1, tie San Jose 4, D.C. United 2 Houston 2, Chivas USA 1 Toronto FC at Los Angeles, (n) Colorado 1, Portland 0 Seattle FC 2, Vancouver 2, tie Today’s Games Chicago at Columbus, 3 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at FC Dallas, 6 p.m.

Belmont Finish-Order 1. Ruler On Ice 2. Stay Thirsty 3. Brilliant Speed 4. Nehro 5. Shackleford 6. Animal Kingdom 7. Mucho Macho Man 8. Santiva 9. Monzon 10. Master of Hounds 11. Prime Cut 12. Isn’t He Perfect

Belmont Longshots

Highest payoffs for winners of the Belmont Stakes since 1940 for $2 mutuel bets with winner, year and price: Sarava, 2002, $142.50 Sherluck, 1961, $132.10 Temperance Hill, 1980, $108.80 Da’ Tara, 2008, $79.00 Birdstone, 2004, $74.00 Pass Catcher, 1971, $71.00 Lemon Drop Kid, 1999, $61.50 Ruler On Ice, 2011, $51.50 Commendable, 2000, $39.60 Bounding Home, 1944, $34.70

NCAA Div. I Super Regionals

(Best-of-3) x-if necessary At Davenport Field — Charlottesville, Va. Saturday: Virginia 6, UC Irvine 0, Virginia leads series 1-0 Today: Virginia (53-9) vs. UC Irvine (42-17), noon x-Monday: Virginia vs. UC Irvine, TBA At Boshamer Stadium — Chapel Hill, N.C. Friday: North Carolina 5, Stanford 2 Saturday: North Carolina 7, Stanford 5, UNC advances At Carolina Stadium — Columbia, S.C. Saturday: South Carolina 5, Connecticut 1, SC leads series 1-0 Today: Connecticut (45-19-1) vs. South Carolina (49-14), 6 p.m. x-Monday: Connecticut vs. South Carolina, TBA At Alfred A. McKethan Stadium — Gainesville, Fla. Friday: Florida 11, Mississippi State 1 Saturday: Mississippi State 4, Florida 3, series tied 1-1 Today: Florida (49-17) vs. Mississippi State (3824), noon At Dick Howser Stadium — Tallahassee, Fla. Saturday: Texas A&M 6, Florida State 2, A&M leads series 1-0 Today: Florida State (45-18) vs. Texas A&M (46-19), 3 p.m. x-Monday: Florida State vs. Texas A&M, TBA At Hawkins Field — Nashville, Tenn. Friday: Vanderbilt 11, Oregon State 1, Saturday: Vanderbilt 9, Oregon State 3, Vanderbilt advances At UFCU Disch-Falk Field — Austin, Texas Friday: Arizona State 3, Texas 1 Saturday: Texas 5, Arizona State 1, series tied 1-1 Today: Texas (47-17) vs. Arizona State (43-16), 6 p.m. At Stephen Schott Stadium — Santa Clara, Calif. Saturday: California 7, Dallas Baptist 0, Cal leads series 1-0 Today: Dallas Baptist (43-18) vs. California (3621), 9 p.m. x-Monday: Dallas Baptist vs. California, TBA

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STYLE SCOUT by Caitlin Donnelly

Kristina Marie Tirol Van Anne Age: 19

Sign: Pisces

Relationship status: In a relationship Hometown: Lawrence Time in Lawrence: Born and raised — been here my whole life. Occupation: Waitress at Edokko Sushi in Lenexa. What were you doing when scouted? Hanging out at the Sunrise Apartment pool for barbecue and swimming. How would you describe your style? I buy what I can afford, which isn’t much, so I suppose “clearance-section fab.” What are your current favorite fashion trends? Color blocking, long dresses and fitted trousers on girls. What are your least favorite fashion trends? Extremely tight, highwasted skirts on girls, bright-striped tank tops on guys and tall white socks with tennis shoes CLOTHING DETAILS: on guys and girls. Shoes: Salvation Army, March 2011, $5. Dress: Urban Outfitters, July 2009, $15. Belt: Nate’s Swap N Shop, Raytown, Mo., February 2011, $2. Earrings: Creation Station, May 2011, $6. Glasses: Costco, June 2011, $30. Bracelet: Nicaragua, December 2010, 25 cents.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Cats. Everywhere. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Bigbox retail stores and restaurants, and Sam Brownback.

Do you have any fashion influences? My mother and Keri Hilson. People say I look like: My mother.

Know someone stylin’? Send us a tip! style@lawrence.com

Jeffrey Pirtle Carmody Age: 19 Sign: I’m still a Capricorn even though they changed the signs.

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RACHEL SMALTER HALL, adult programs librarian for the Lawrence Public Library, 707Vt., suggested Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” as family reading project that started its own epic battle among loved ones. She was the only family member to finish the book after two years.

FAILED SUMMER READS Library At staff offers tips to keep your reading goals afloat BY SARAH HENNING

Relationship status: In a relationship

1,296 pages, it’s the equivalent of a couple of “Twilight” books sewn together, though not nearly as sparkly. In fact, it could make quite the dull doorstop — a big, Russian doorstop. That was Rachel Smalter Hall’s copy of Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace.” And for two years of her life, she felt every page’s weight on her slim shoulders. It started off innocently enough, of course. Hall, the adult programs librarian at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., was a college student when a new translation of the Russian classic hit stores, prepared for print by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the translators behind the

And finally when we got to page 800, my husband admitted to me that he thought he’d commit an act of extreme violence if he ever had to hear Tolstoy aloud ever again.” — Rachel Smalter Hall, adult programs librarian at Lawrence Public Library Oprah’s Book Club version of “Anna Karenina.” As a college kid in a family of readers, Hall thought it would be a hoot if the whole family — her parents and all five children — read “War and Peace” together as sort of

a genetic book club. So, she went out and bought seven copies of the mammoth book at $30 a pop. Next, she planned a reading schedule that started on a sibling’s birthday and ended with a family sit-down at the completion of the book a year later. “People were reading hundreds of pages ahead, people lagged behind a couple of hundred, there were fights starting in the family about where we were supposed to be and people apologizing,” she says. “I mean, my family is pretty low-key, but the whole thing, it was a huge disaster.” For the record, Hall did finPlease see READS, page 8B

Hometown: Lawrence Time in Lawrence: I’ve lived here since I was 4.

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Occupation: Host at Mirth Internet Café, 745 N.H. What were you doing when you were scouted? Hanging out with my brother at a pool party. How would you describe your style? Green and blue — farm-friendly — with crazy hues at sundown, like the Kansas countryside. What are your current favorite fashion trends? I like when a person tucks his or her shirt in, but I don’t think I can pull it off. What are your least favorite fashion trends? Expensive clothing and generic graphic T-shirts. What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Better incorporation CLOTHING DETAILS: of colorful art and green space Shoes: U-Del Co. Thrift Store, Hawthorne, N.J., May 2011, $4. in urban planning. Shirt: Wildman Vintage, March 2011, $8.

What would you Jeans: UNIQLO, August 2010, $30. like to see less Belt: Salvation Army, March 2011, $1. of in Lawrence? T ank: Target, June 2010, $3. Pseudo-ethnic chain restaurants.

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ABOVE, VAN GO MOBILE ARTS apprentice artists, from left, Dillon Allen, A’shaune Edwards, Hailey Freese and Victoria Secondine sit at a table made in Van Go’s woodshop and painted by the artists. It will be among the items for sale and auction at the What Floats Your Boat fundraiser, which is Saturday. BELOW, Secondine works on a Van Go project.

Fundraiser for Van Go takes on new importance By Terry Rombeck trombeck@ljworld.com

Do you have any piercings or tattoos? Not yet. Do you have any fashion influences? Bob Dylan People say I look like… McLovin. Tell us a secret: I love kitties!

CONTACT US Trevan McGee, Lawrence.com editor 832-7178, tmcgee@ljworld.com Christy Little, Go! editor 832-7254, clittle@ljworld.com

Victoria Secondine knows plenty of fellow Lawrence High School students who are slogging away at menial jobs this summer. As an apprentice artist at Van Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J., she’s proud to say she’s not one of them. “It’s not a playground, but it is a fun job. I like my job,” the 17-yearold says. “Other people are always like, ‘You’re so lucky you get to work there.’” It’s more than just the spending money she likes, though. Secondine suffers from depression and Please see VAN GO, page 8B

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AT LEFT I’ve taken a fairly standard, but somewhat boring photograph of KU’s Campanile. By moving only a small distance, behind a tree, I used foreground branches and leaves to re-frame KU’s Campanile in the photograph at right. Incorporating nearby objects or elements into the interior space of your camera frame can add creative composition and depth to photographed subjects.

Framing makes the photo By Mike Yoder myoder@ljworld.com

Summer’s here, which means it’s a good time to brush up on a few photography skills to help make the most your vacation scenes. Regardless of the camera you use, there are always ways to improve your photography. One of the simplest is the creative technique of using foreground elements to fill empty space, frame or direct attention toward a subject. When you look through your camera’s optical viewfinder, or consider an image on your camera’s monitor, you are taking the first step toward fram-

ing a scene. Your view will be defined by where you point your lens and the properties and perspective of the lens chosen. This works well for a majority of photographs but can lead to flat, boring images for some subjects. To add depth to your shots consider using nearby objects or devices to further frame a subject. I call this internal framing. To make this work, you first need to locate suitable devices or objects nearby to incorporate into your frame. You will be surprised at what you can use to lend creative composiPlease see BEHIND, page 8B


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ish the book — by herself, though her husband did try as best he could to finish it with her. They decided it would be romantic to read the book aloud to each other. Turns out it’s not romantic as much as it is rage-inducing. “Every night it would be, ‘Oh, honey, do you want to read some “War and Peace” tonight?’ And ‘Oh no, not tonight.’ And finally when we got to page 800, my husband admitted to me that he thought he’d commit an act of extreme violence if he ever had to hear Tolstoy aloud ever again,” she says, laughing. “And so, I ended up finishing it by myself, but it took almost two years. And so, my ambition of everyone getting together and reading it nice and neatly ... it did not work that way. But it was a great book and even though it took two years, I’m really glad that I read it.” Yes, even librarians can have trouble conquering reading projects. But, like in Hall’s case, they also succeed at reading more than the average bookworm. So, we asked the kind folks at the Lawrence Public Library just how to make your summer reading project a success, whether you’re reading a doorstop classic or buzz-worthy new release.

How to tackle your summer reading project ● Have fun with it. First of all, pick a book or book project that won’t be a drag. Dan Winsky, who works in the library’s acquisitions department, loves nautical fiction. If it’s on a boat during the period between the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic Wars, he wants to read it. That’s why his current reading project is all boats, all the time. He’s reading maritime fiction by Dewey Lambdin (the Alan Lewrie novels), Patrick O’Brian (the Aubrey/ Maturin series), Bernard Cornwell (the Richard Sharpe books) and C.S. Forester (Horatio Hornblower). It’s a lot to tackle, but it’s got such a variety of writers, boredom is not a problem. “The Alan Lewries Naval Adventure Series is 18 books. The Hornblower series is 11 books. The Aubrey/Maturin series is 21 books, and the Richard Sharpe series is 22 books,” he says, adding it to 72 books in his project. “That’s a boatload of reading! Boatload, get it? ... Luckily, they’re all wonderful stories so far!” ● Document it, but don’t stress out. Reference librarian William Ottens is preparing to read one work by every author who has won the Nobel Prize for fiction. With the first award given in 1901, that’s more than 100 books and collections of poetry, but he’s got a plan. Read a little at a time, and then discuss — in his case he’ll be doing it on his blog, http://whatwouldalfred read.blogspot.com — and don’t beat yourself up about not reading huge chunks at once. “Don’t feel like you have to tackle the whole project, or a whole book, at once,” he says. “If you have 15 minutes during lunch or a break, read a few pages. Take a half-hour before going to bed and read some.” ● Get extra motivation. For those interested in registering, you can give your

bipolar disorder, and she says the artistic process she undertakes at Van Go helps her cope. “It’s an outlet,” she says. “I make different art when I’m in different moods. I painted these chairs when I was in a pretty good mood.” She is sitting on a brightly colored chair, one of four that encircles a black table that holds an equally brightly colored deck umbrella. It’s one of many items that will be on sale or up for auction Saturday at the eighth-annual What Floats Your Boat fundraiser, held at the Clinton Lake Marina. The event — which features barbecue, the auction and music from the Kansas City funk band Groove Agency — has grown into one of Lawrence’s signature fundraisers, with more than 600 people expected to attend. The event typically raises about $70,000 for Van Go, roughly 10 percent of its budget, says Eliza Nichols, the organization’s marketing director. Van Go includes two programs. JAMS — or Jobs in the Arts Make Sense — pays atrisk youths from ages 14 to 18 to create public works of art, including colorful benches and murals. Arts Train helps young adults ages 18 to 21 transition to adulthood through commissioned artwork. Both programs include social services and job training. In some ways, the timing of What Floats Your Boat couldn’t be better. With the elimination of the Kansas Arts Commission and other state budget cuts, Van Go is

reading schedule a bit of a kick in the pants with the Adult Summer Reading program through the library. It works like so: sign up, read any five books from May 24 to Aug. 21, attend summer reading events and be eligible to win one of five prizes, including Sony eReaders, $100 gift certificates to 715 or Pachamamas and gift baskets from Au Marche and J&S Coffee. For more information, or to register, go to www.lawrencepubliclibrary.org. ● Accept recommendations. Not sure what to read or where to start? Check with the library or the clerk at your favorite bookstore to get recommendations. “I think that’s one of the obstacles sometimes, too, is that you want to do some reading, but you’re not really sure what’s good or what’s hot or what you’re going to like,” says Hall, who recommends the library’s NoveList search available in the research database section of www.lawrencepubliclibrary.org. “And we always love taking a few minutes to chat with people and finding out what you read that you liked and then (being) able to recommend things from there.” ● But don’t waste your time. Susan Brown, marketing director, likes to point to the Nancy Pearl “Rule of 50.” Pearl is a famous librarian in Seattle and the inspiration for the librarian action figure — http://www.mcphee. com/laf/ — and a big proponent of making things easy on yourself. “Her ‘Rule of 50’ is, if you’re under 50 years old, and you don’t like a book after 50 pages, just stop reading it. And then if you’re more than 50 years old, you subtract your age from 100 and only give the book that many pages,” Brown says. “So, if you’re 70, you only give the book 30 pages. And if the book doesn’t grab you, whether it’s ‘War and Peace’ or Danielle Steel, that’s it.” ● Consider an electronic version. The best thing about owning an eReader? The chance to easily sample possible reads, says Hall, who will get a free one- or two-chapter sample on her Kindle and know if she wants to buy the whole thing (or check it out from the library). And, ironically, she thinks the electronic format can help if you choose to make a project out of a doorstop book. “I ended up purchasing an extra copy of ‘War and Peace’ for a Kindle that I had been given,” she says, laughing at her eighth acquisition of the book. “Oh my gosh, having it on a Kindle made it so much easier to read. That is another fabulous summer reading tip for someone who wants to read a big book.”

tion to your photographs. Some common things I often use are trees, buildings and even people. Let’s imagine you’re standing on a beach, beneath a palm tree, photographing the cruise ship you are about to board. (OK, so it’s a BIG imagination.) Framing only on the boat will result in a one-dimensional image with water, boat and a lot of empty sky. It’ll look flat and boring. Instead, back up and incorporate the tall trunk and draping foliage of the palm tree as a foreground framing element. This will provide a feeling of depth, fill up some empty space and help guide a viewers eye toward the intended subject. Here are some tips. ● When re-framing a subject to include framing objects, your focus and exposure metering should remain on the subject. ● It will be your creative choice on where to locate framing objects in your scene. It works best to have objects that surround, lead to or angle toward the subject. Interior framing objects should not block or disrupt the view of the main subject of the photo. ● Both wide-angle lenses and telephoto lenses can be used, although it is easier to work with wide-angles because they provide greater perspective to incorporate nearby framing devices. Go online to this column to see examples of some KU landmarks with and without framing devices.

— Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.

— Chief Photographer Mike Yoder can be reached at 832-7141.

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BRIGHTLY COLORED LOUNGE CHAIRS are among the items that will be for sale and auction at the What Floats Your Boat fundraiser forVan Go Mobile Arts on Saturday. expecting to receive about $25,000 less in government support during the next fiscal year, Nichols says. That’s around a 3.5 percent cut to the organization’s overall budget. And although artists such as Secondine have been busy creating artwork for What Floats Your Boat — including birdbaths, bird feeders, patio chairs, mosaic stepping stones and much more — they’ve also been keeping an eye on what’s been going on in Topeka as Gov. Sam Brownback worked to eliminate the Arts Commission. “People don’t feel art is important,” she says, “but it’s very important. Everything is related to art in some way, shape or form. We all want a roof over our heads, but someone has to design that roof.” Nichols says What Floats Your Boat is not only a fundraiser but also is an

opportunity to teach a large audience about Van Go and a way to reinforce its purpose to the apprentice artists. “It makes them feel really good when their pieces sell,” she says. “It makes them really confident. They really have a lot invested in their pieces.” It’s a feeling Heather French, 22, knows well. She had a piece sell for $1,000 as part of the Arts Train program last year. French is one of Van Go’s success stories. When she started in the JAMS program at age 14, she had truancy issues at school and spent some time at the Juvenile Detention Center. “After coming here, I saw people who really care,” she says. “It was a regular job, and I got paid, but people really care about you. I would go to school just to be able to come here afterward.” Now, French is a paid parttime Van Go employee, help-

ing with JAMS. A condition of her employment is that she must be enrolled in school, and she just completed her first year at Johnson County Community College with hopes of becoming a nurse. “Once I get on my feet with my career, I want to volunteer here,” she says. “I want to give back everything that they gave to me.” Secondine, meanwhile, wants to pursue a career designing advertisements. She enters her senior year at Lawrence High School in the fall. Sitting on one of those brightly colored chairs — “made from scratch,” she notes, in Van Go’s wood shop — Secondine has high hopes for how her latest piece will do at the What Floats Your Boat auction. “And then, it’ll be sitting at someone’s home,” she says. “Looking awesome.”


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Finding his roots

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Famed author Oscar Hijuelos ‘wrote his way back’ into his Cuban heritage

Rex Bodean, carpenter/nanny, Lawrence “’White Noise’ by Don DeLillo. It’s about a man who’s By John Timpane obsessed with death and the The Philadelphia Inquirer constant static of our world. It’s a hysterically funny, P H I L A D E L P H I A — The last poignant book.” scene of Oscar Hijuelos’ new memoir, “Thoughts Without Cigarettes” (Gotham Books, $27.50), is a moment of contact with a ghost — that of his father, Pascual. “I remember when that moment came to me,” says Hijuelos. “It was a mystical reaching of a different dimension. I don’t know what happens when you die, but there is a mystical presence in our Barb Giffin, lives that extends to people retired, who are no longer around, Lawrence and you can connect with “’Fatal Error’ by J.A. Jance. them in your emotions. At the It’s a mystery with a female moment, I didn’t understand investigator.” it, but now I know: Damn, he was there.” Hijuelos had just learned he’d won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his second novel, “The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love.” It was the first fiction Pulitzer ever to go to a Latino writer. “When I won the prize,” says Hijuelos, speaking by phone from Manhattan, “all I could think of was the mystiCarolyn Wiley, cal feeling, ‘You’ve done your retired, folks right.”’ Lawrence Yolanda Padilla, assistant “’Fadeaway Girl’ by Martha professor of English at the Grimes. It’s set back in the University of Pennsylvania, ’50s and this 12-year-old girl calls his Pulitzer “a great is the protagonist and she point of pride for many solves little mysteries around Cuban Americans and Latiher hometown.” nos generally. And it opened up publishing opportunities for Latino writers because presses on the East Coast saw that there was a demand for stories about Latina/o culture.” Indeed, Hijuelos is thought of as a Cuban-American writer — “but the irony of my work, and my life,” he says, “is that I was cut off from my Cubanness pretty early, and Geoff Bohling, in some ways, I’ve had to scientist, write my way back to it.” Lawrence That makes a fine summa“’Outliers: The Story of ry of “Thoughts,” which falls Success’ by Malcolm Gladwell. into two parts. In the first, He’s investigating the factors young Oscar is born in Manthat go into success. He’s hattan, to two Cubans recentexamining the social ly come to the States. He’s a background. His main fair-haired kid known as el argument is that these people rubio (“the blond”) to the we view as big successes had Cubans around them. He vissignificant advantages.” its Cuba with his mother in 1955 and returns — only to fall

ill of a kidney disease, possibly picked up in Cuba. He’s forced to spend most of a year in the hospital. That year, surrounded by no Spanish speakers, effectively cuts him off from Cuban culture. “I was cut off in so many ways from my legacy,” he says. “First, by my appearance, because I didn’t ’look Cuban.’ Then by my disease. And later, the communist revolution cut me off from my relatives.” Once well, the young Oscar resists his mother’s attempts to reintroduce him to Spanish. That leads directly to the second part of “Thoughts,” in which Hijuelos discovers writing, and via writing, himself. “I was trying to replace what I always should have had,” he says. “It’s a uniquely American story: trying to figure out what you are.” Hijuelos, 60, had an exciting time — the early 1970s — in which to learn how to write, and a stellar series of mentors. Among his teachers at City College of the City University of New York were Donald

Barthelme and Susan Sontag, two of the era’s most prominent writers and critics. “I was the roughest, most terrible writer in the world,” Hijuelos says. “But Barthelme was always very kind to me, and as time passed, the quality of my writing changed, and he began to take my work much more seriously.” Sontag, too, “although a totally brilliant person, related to me very nonintellectually, as a regular person. I had a deep element of Catholic spiritualism she really loved and encouraged me to explore.” Hijuelos began to write of his Cuban roots, amassing material that would later surface in his first novel, 1983’s “Our House in the Last World.” In “Thoughts,” Hijuelos reports that “in that process of digging up the dead (resurrecting them, as it were), I began to experience very bad nights of restless sleep and disorienting dreams,” so bad that he sought therapy. But “House” was well

received. “When it came out, for the first time in a long time, I felt a sense of wholeness, about myself, I mean,” Hijuelos says. Then came the thunderclap of success that greeted “Mambo Kings”: a P ulitzer, a movie, a moment with his father’s ghost. “Hijuelos is one of the most famous U.S. Latino writers,” Padilla says. “He’s up there with Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez and Junot Diaz. Despite this, I think his work is underrated. He’s not given enough credit for the complex characters he creates or the way he uses the subtleties of everyday life to give us powerful insights into those characters.” She praises his “vibrant representation of Cuban American mambo culture in New York in the 1940s and ’50s” in “Mambo Kings.” “But I think that aspect gets focused on in part because it’s the most ‘exotic’ element of the book,” she says. “It’s the sort of element that the larger culture often wants to see in a ‘Latino’ novel.” She wishes he’d get more attention for his focus “on the workplace and on labor, in order to craft intricate character studies that are very powerful.” Hijuelos grumbles about a U.S. literary establishment “that still typecasts Latino writers, still leaves us out of the discussion. I mean, I love Jonathan Franzen and Michael Chabon, too — but our books are as American as theirs.” He still has a hesitant affair with the Spanish language, “but if the vibe is right, I can settle into it.” And he confesses a lingering sadness about what he lost and had to struggle to recover. “Every year you’re away from the fount of what you are, I feel sad about it. I kick myself: ‘Why didn’t I move to Havana for three years? Why am I a CubanAmerican writer who’s lived in Italy longer than he’s been in Cuba?”’ Yet that’s the thing he likes about “Thoughts Without Cigarettes”: “It tells the story of my doubleness. As for Cuban culture, it turns me on, and I feel protective of it, because it is so often treated superficially. I hope I have contributed to it in some way.”

‘Upright Piano Player’ is graceful, consuming By Michelle Wiener For The Associated Press

Makenna Anderson, fifth-grader, Lawrence “The Main Street series by Ann Martin. It’s about these two girls whose parents died when they were young and they live in their grandma’s house. It’s how they meet their friends and what they do.”

“The Upright Piano Player” (Nan A. Talese), by David Abbott: David Abbott’s quietly devastating debut novel, “The Upright Piano Player,” centers on Henry Cage, a successful, respected business executive floundering a bit in the wake of his retirement. We first meet Henry on his way to a funeral, in the aftermath of a shocking and grue-

some accident. Abbott then backtracks five years, on the cusp of the new millennium, as Henry is beginning to adjust to retired life. A random violent encounter on New Year’s Eve leads to escalating acts of harassment, which mostly embarrass rather than frighten Henry as he’s got other things to worry about: his exwife’s illness is getting more serious, and he’s cautiously starting to rebuild a relation-

ship with his son. The narrative jumps around among Henry and a number of other disparate characters — his ex, his son and daughter-in-law, his former business colleagues and the man who persists in stalking him — and the effect underscores the current of loss and sorrow running throughout the novel: Everyone is in their own protected, isolated sphere, both yearning for and fearful of reaching out.

It makes the moments of actual meaningful connection all the more moving — if not utterly heart-wrenching — and the moments when characters reject such connections both tragic and, in one instance, brutally disturbing. Aside from the handful of violent acts, this is not a story with a lot of fireworks. It moves slowly and deliberately in delicate elegiac prose, gracefully constructed and wholly consuming.

Lupton’s ‘Sister’ a compelling thriller set in London By Michelle Wiener For The Associated Press

B e a t r i ce He m m i n g ’s f l i g h ty younger sister, Tess, first goes missing and is then found dead in an abandoned lavatory in London’s Hyde Park. The police rule her death a suicide, but Beatrice is convinced that Tess has been murdered. She moves into Tess’ flat and starts tracing her sister’s last steps to find her killer, uncovering secret

after secret about the woman she thought she was closer to than anyone. Rosamund Lupton’s debut — part literary fiction, part crime novel — received rave reviews upon its release in the U.K. last fall, and “Sister” will no doubt receive a similar reception in the U.S. It’s intensely written both in terms of its suspense and its study, however one-sided, of the bonds of sisterhood. The novel is written as a letter from Beatrice to her sister, and while

this structure could be written off as a mere device, it works exceptionally well. We come to know Beatrice as rigidly methodical and organized whose love for her sister is transcendent. It makes sense that she would attempt to collect her thoughts and process everything that happened by addressing it all to her dead sister. Nested within Beatrice’s letter to Tess is her lengthy deposition to a prosecuting attorney detailing her amateur investigation of Tess’ death

and the numerous suspects she encounters — the art teacher with whom Tess was having an affair, the fellow student with a perverse obsession with her — and the way her own fixation on Tess concerns her family, who thinks she’s in severe denial. The air of legal testimony that Beatrice’s story takes on allows the climactic plot twist to sneak in under the radar. It is a truly shocking moment, and one that is sure to prompt much heated discussion among readers.

Poet’s Showcase ‘The Mockingbird’ He had a dream. He dreamed of freedom from British tyranny, from taxation without representation, of a land where dreams could flourish. The dream became a reality, and the Mockingbird sang. She had a dream. She dreamed that women would become men’s equal, that they would own land, gain suffrage, control their lives. The dream became a reality, and the Mockingbird sang. He had a dream. He dreamed that our nation would open its doors to all races, honor all religions, nurture all differences. And the Mockingbird laughed. — Betty Laird, Lawrence

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

BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week ending June 4, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Fiction 1. “Dreams of Joy.” Lisa See. Random House, $26. 2. “Dead Reckoning.” Charlaine Harris. Ace, $27.95. 3. “10th Anniversary.” James Patterson & Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown,$27.99. 4. “Buried Prey.” John Sandford. Putnam, $27.95. 5. “The Jefferson Key.” Steve Berry. Ballantine, $26. 6. “The Sixth Man.” David Baldacci. Grand Central, $27.99. 7. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.” Stieg Larsson. Knopf, $27.95. 8. “Kiss of Snow.” Nalini Singh. Berkley, $25.95. 9. “The Land of Painted Caves.” Jean M. Auel. Crown, $30. 10. “Trader of Secrets.” Steve Martini. Morrow, $26.99. 11. “Star Wars: Conviction.” Aaron Allston. Del Rey/LucasBooks, $27. 12. “The Final Storm.” Jeff Shaara. Ballantine, $28. 13. “Caleb’s Crossing.” Geraldine Brooks. Viking, $26.95. 14. “The Snowman.” Jo Nesbx. Knopf, $25.95.

Nonfiction 1. “The Greater Journey.” David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, $37.50. 2. “In the Garden of Beasts.” Erik Larson. Crown, $26. 3. “The Dukan Diet.” Dr. Pierre Dukan. Crown, $26. 4. “Unbroken.” Laura Hillenbrand. Random House, $27. 5. “The 17 Day Diet.” Dr. Mike Moreno. Free Press, $25. 6. “Bossypants.” Tina Fey. LB/Reagan Arthur, $26.99. 7. “Through My Eyes.” Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker. HarperCollins, $26.99. 8. “Those Guys Have All the Fun.” James Andrew Miller & Tom Shales. Little, Brown, $27.99. 9. “TouchPoints.” Douglas Conant & Mette Norgaard. Jossey-Bass, $26.95. 10. “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me.” Chelsea’s Family, Friends & Other Victims. Grand Central, $24.99. 11. “Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?” Steven Tyler with David Dalton. Ecco, $30. 12. “Seal Team Six.” Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin. St. Martin’s, $26.99. 13. “The Carb Lovers Diet.” Ellen Kunes & Frances Largeman-Roth. Oxmoor, $24.95. 14. “Transcendence.” Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. Tarcher, $25.95.


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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD 80 100% 82 Marvel Comics hero 84 Denials 85 Wayne Gretzky? 91 Soph. and jr. 92 Holder of a runoff? 93 French river or department 94 Reliever 95 Must 97 Fr. holy title 98 Ancient Cretan writing system 100 ___ Pictures 101 Readily recite, with “off” 103 Being too large to fail? 110 Onetime Robin Williams co-star 114So-called Mother of Presidents 115 “Shucks!” 116 Singles bar pickup strategy? 119 Flying monster of film 120 “Baywatch” actress ___ Lee Nolin 121 Rocket from China 122 Notice 123 Bit of Weather Channel news 124 By all ___ 125 Kind of card 126 Chucks 127 Pick up

Cagey answers By Yaakov Bendavid Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Chickens, e.g. 6 Workers with hammers 12 Punch relative 15 Captain of fiction 19 Enthusiastically accepted 20 Facing 21 Coffeehouse fixture 22 Take ___ (go swimming) 23 Not secure 24 How organized philosophers deal with ideas? 27 Like about 20% of the world’s land area 28 Gillette product 29 Bronchodilator user 30 Highway S-curve? 34 Vex 35 Composer Charles 36 Playbook figures 39 Pulled off 42 Reinforcing bracket 45 Bygone copy 48 Suffix with Ecuador 49 Software basis 50 Spanish article 51 Countess bankrupts St. Louis N.H.L. team? 55 Some 35mm cameras 57 Actor Wilson 58 Digital communication?: Abbr. 59 Words on an “Animal House” cake float 60 Legendary Onondaga chief 63 Alien craft 66 Cackler 67 Warning before driving past the town dump? 73 Some Windows systems 74 Start of a selection process 75 Break up 77 Down time

Down 1 Israel’s Ehud 2 Grammatically proper identification 3 Nail polish ingredient 4 Loser of 1988 5 “Casino Royale,” for one 6 Animals with black-tipped tails 7 One of a dozen 8 “If ___ you …” 9 Subject of Genghis Khan 10 Princely abbr. 11 Arms race inits.

77 GPS options: Abbr. 78 Answer to the old riddle “What lies flat when empty, sits up when full?” 79 “Forget I said anything” 80 Score right before a win, maybe 81 Unique 83 G.I.’s food 86 Train systems 87 Actress Hatcher 88 Den ___, Nederland 89 Cluster 90 Wives in São Paulo 96 Mask feature 98 Puddle producer, perhaps 99 Incantation opener 100 Hybrid clothing for women 102 Actresses Best and Purviance 104 Marina sights 105 “Now I see” 106 Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, to J.F.K. 107 City south of Brigham City 108 Raises 109 “Fiddler on the Roof” role 110 When doubled, a Samoan port 111 Wowed 112 Start of some congregation names 113 Land in Genesis 117 Summer hours in L.A. 118 Auto monogram

12 Diving seabirds 13 “Nuts!” 14 Make a queen, e.g. 15 Present at birth 16 Deleted 17 Maurice Chevalier song 18 Ecuador and Venezuela are in it 25 Zilch 26 Friends of François 31 Crumbly cheese 32 Symbols of strength 33 Dilbert co-worker 37 Safari equipment 38 “Matilda” author, 1988 40 As above, in a footnote 41 Not those, in Brooklyn 42 Ooh and aah 43 Dark 44 Hebrew matriarch 45 Classic song that begins “And now the end is near” 46 Vapour trail? 47 Jiffy 49 Ike or Billy at the O.K. Corral 52 Qatar’s capital 53 Prince Albert’s home: Abbr. 54 Root crop 56 Con 61 N.L. Central player 62 Co. ID’s 64 Flipper 65 Biblical breastplate stones 66 Part of 10-Down, maybe 68 Mirror image? 69 Old ballad “Robin ___” 70 Philatelist George, founder of the largest weekly newspaper for stamp collectors 71 Frank ___, two-time Oscar-winning director 72 Turn outward 76 Onetime Texaco competitor

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84 Invigorating 87 Lily variety 88 Spill the beans 89 Volvo rival 93 Home turnover 94 Sheer fabric 95 Orchestra member 97 Size above med. 98 Reckon 99 Cap visors 100 Made war 101 Phantom’s milieu? 103 Firearms lobby 104 Perches 106 Yoga position 107 Gazes steadily 108 Pt. of speech 110 Waller or Domino 111 Hags’ assembly 112 Chamber music ensemble 113 Opposite of “supra” 115 Suitor 116 Gauzy fabric 117 Morning eye-opener 120 Nimoy’s half-Vulcan 122 Sales pitch 124 Close the drapes 128 Gleeful shout 129 Still exist 131 Originated 133 Stays in line 135 Henri’s landmass 136 Pack rat 138 Sticky-footed lizard 140 “Dream Lover” artist 142 Mork’s superior 144 Billy Goats Gruff foe 145 Kermit’s color 146 “Let’s Make — —” 147 Monster 148 Before due 149 Play areas 150 Like fallen logs 151 Having a strong flavor

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76 Machu Picchu denizen 78 Cotton pods 79 Kilt pattern 81 Ship from Valdez 82 Rains ice 83 Bergs 84 Rodeo mount 85 Dupe 86 Like pagodas 87 Young horses 88 Air rifle (2 wds.) 90 Paying attention 91 Come to terms 92 Beauty’s companion 94 Panoramas 95 Shoot-’em-ups 96 Wreck a car 99 Tusked animal 100 Did a tapestry 102 Removed the rind 105 Volunteer 106 Gawks 107 Tarnish 109 Skippy rival 111 Pupas’ protection 112 Regal 114 Just about 115 Functioned properly 116 Leg bones 117 Hindu social class 118 Butler’s bride 119 Kind deed 121 Expectant dad, perhaps 123 Sponge features 125 Above the horizon 126 Go — (cooperate) 127 “Peter Pan” girl 130 Like French toast 132 Wax-coated cheese 134 Gentle 137 Architect’s wing 139 Historical period 141 Hubbub 143 Narrow inlet

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ARTS NOTES Spencer announces ‘Pomp Up the Jam’

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A fantastical print of Emperor Maxmilian I’s triumphal chariot, a larger-than-life photograph of Chairman Mao’s limousine tire, a mesmerizing yam mask from Papua New Guinea and a glittering embroidered parasol from the Philippines. All these and more combine to form “Pomp up the Jam: Splendor, Pageantry, and Performance in Art,” a sparkling and diverse study in parades, processions and ceremonies throughout history that will be on view through Sept. 4 on the Conversation Wall of the Spencer’s 20/21 Gallery. Drawn entirely from the Museum’s permanent collection, Pomp up the Jam was organized by the Spencer Museum of Art’s 2010-2011 student interns, who began work on the installation last fall. The collective effort included interns in all the curatorial areas, collections, education and graphic design: Denise Giannino, Jordan Jacobson, Chassica Kirchhoff, Meredith Moore, Ellen Raimond, Sarah C. Schroeder, Natalie Svacina and Amanda Wright. Several of the objects are being displayed to the public for the first time. Admission is free and open to the public.

City Band concert ‘South of the Border’

Public invited to Shape Note Sing The Kaw Valley Shape Note Singing Association will hold a shape note sing from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 19 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive. All are welcome to come sing and experience this twocentury-old traditional form of a cappella harmony singing. Loaner books are available. The event is free. For more information, visit KawShapeNote.org or call 7491356.

Midwestern Music Academy kicks off Kansas University’s School of Music has begun another summer of musical enrichment at the 76th annual Midwestern Music Academy, today through July 15. The KU Midwestern Music Academy (formerly known as the Midwestern Music Camp) was created in 1935 by former KU band director Russell L. Wiley. Under Wiley’s direction, the camp became the second-largest and second-oldest music camp in the U.S. Individual camps this year include: ● Junior High Music Camp: today through Friday, grades 69 ● String Institute: June 1924, grades 9-12 ● Winds, Brass and Percussion Institute: June 19-24, grades 9-12 ● Choral Institute: June 1924, grades 9-12 ● Organ Institute: June 1924, grades 9-12 ● Jayhawk Junior Musicians: July 6-8, grades 3-6 ● Jazz Workshop: July 10-15, grades 9-12 There are a variety of Midwestern Music Academy concerts free and open to the public. See the schedule at MusicAcademy.ku.edu.

Auditions announced for ‘Catch a Butterfly’ Theatre Lawrence will have auditions for “To Catch a Butterfly” at 7 p.m. June 20 at the theater, 1501 N.H. Local playwright Betty Laird bases the story of “To Catch a Butterfly” on real people and events. In the aftermath of Quantrill’s Raid, two young teachers and their bumbling pastor father arrive in Lawrence to open a school for girls. The serious threat of invasion by Rebel troops during the latter days of the Civil War hangs over the city, and the women are confronted with a variety of obstacles. Roles are available for five women ranging in age from early-20s to mid-60s, and three men ages 40-60. The show is under the direction of Mary Ann Saunders and will be performed Aug. 12-14 in connection with Lawrence events commemorating the Civil War on the Western Frontier. Scripts will be available for

The fourth Lawrence City Band concert of the season will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the bandstand in South Park with a theme of “From South of the Border,” featuring tenor soloist Genaro Mendez, professor of voice at Kansas University. Mendez will sing “Maria” from “West Side Story” and “The Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha.” Other performances will include “Espana Cani, Paso Doble” by Pasqual Marina and “Danza Final” from Estancia by Alberto Ginastera, as well as highlights from “Evita” by Andrew Lloyd Webber. In the event of rain, the concert will be presented in Room 130, Murphy Hall at KU.

Kansas history subject of speaker series This year marks the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood and the official beginning of the Civil War. Spend a few evenings this summer in the company of friends while revisiting a little of Kansas history and heritage. The Lumberyard Arts Center presents a six-part speaker series on Tuesdays starting this week. Hear local historians recount how Kansas became a state amid the turmoil of the Civil War. Tuesday: Paul Bahnmaier will tell how the small territorial capital of Lecompton played a large role in the history of Kansas, the United States and the presidential election of 1860. ● June 21: Richard Wellman will speak about the history and settling of Baldwin City. ● June 28: Martha Parker will tell the story of the Wakarusa Valley. The Wakarusa War (over slavery) took place in late 1855, just as this valley was first opened for settlement. ● July 12: Kerry Altenbernd will talk about the Battle of Black Jack. ● July 19: Bruce MacTavish will speak about “Jayhawkers in the Deep South: Kansans and the War on Slavery in Mississippi.” ● July 26: Dale Vaughn has written “Black Jack ‘56” about the first battle of the Civil War, and “The Chance,” a novel which brings to life the military activities of the 1st Kansas Colored regiment from 1862-1865. This regiment was the first black troop to fight in uniform in the Civil War. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the arts center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. Admission is free.

Raven announces poetry readings Sonnet L’Abbé is the author of two collections of poetry, “A Strange Relief” an “Killarnoe,” both published by McClelland and Stewart. She was shortlisted for this year’s CBC Literary Award for poetry, and has won the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for most promising writer under 35, and the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize. L’Abbé has taught writing at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. She reviews poetry for the Globe and Mail, and is currently writing a dissertation on the American poet Ronald Johnson at the University of British Columbia. Karen Ohnesorge was born in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and she has lived mostly in Lawrence since 1986. She currently serves as dean of instruction for Ottawa University. The readings begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St.

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AN EXAMPLE OF NICOLETTE ROSS' ongoing work investigating the communication between the body and its environment. This partial photograph is of the work “This Conversation is Going Absolutely Nowhere” (2010, woodcut).

Printmaker unveils new works at LAC By Sarah Henning sarah@lawrence.com

Nicolette Ross, printmaking artist-in-residence at the Lawrence Arts Center, opened a showing of her work, titled “If You Say So,” at the center Friday. On Thursday, Ross will be giving an artist talk at 7 p.m. and possibly a demonstration regarding the art of printmaking. We caught up with Ross, who will be teaching at the center through July, and asked her about the work she’s showcasing and what role Lawrence played in her work. Sarah Henning: Can you

tell me about your work you’ve done during your year as a resident? Nicolette Ross: I’ve been here since August as the printmaking resident. And I’ve been working on not necessarily prints, but MDS carving. Each carving is drawn on the block and then carved out with hand-gouges and then inked in black ink and then dried. Those panels are hung as objects. SH: What’s different about the set of works you’ve been able to do since you’ve been here? NR: It’s a continuation from another body of work that deals with communication between the body and

environment. And it’s also compl i a n t w i t h my ow n afflictions with anxiety and other things. I did a series of work called “Yak, Yak, Yak,” and it’s similar in form, where I had basically singular images on each panel and I did show the panels as objects. So, this show is a little different in that all of the panels are different sizes, some are inked b l a c k w i t h wh i t e - l i n e d drawings on them, but it is a continuation of this investigation into the ideas, basically. SH: How’s that (investigation) grown since you’ve been in Lawrence? Did any of the images change or surprise

Program helps Native Americans learn to save own languages McClatchy Newspapers

ARLINGTON , T EXAS — Hutke Fields pictures a time when younger generations of Natchez people use his tribe’s native tongue at ceremonies, while sharing oral histories and during everyday talk at home. But Field’s vision is complicated by the fact that only six people, out of about 10,000 members of the Natchez tribe in Oklahoma, still speak the language. “We’ll lose it if we don’t use it,” said Fields, who received assistance last year during a workshop dedicated to helping American Indian communities in Oklahoma to bring back disappearing languages. Fields is a participant in the Breath of Life project — a joint effort by experts from the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Oklahoma — in which linguists mentor American Indians so they can better recover endangered languages. It is modeled after a project at the University of California, Berkeley. “We are growing field linguists,” said Colleen Fitzgerald, associate professor and chairwoman of UT Arlington’s Linguistics Department. “We are transferring knowledge to community members so they can teach their own languages.” The first workshop was held in summer 2010 at OU in Norman, Okla., which is also the site of the Sam Noble

Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. Members of three American Indian communities took part: the Osage, Otoe and Natchez. Linguists and American Indians will be able to work together again next May. The project recently got a funding boost that will allow for a second workshop, Fitzgerald said. The project team received a total of $90,000 in grant money from the National Science Foundation, an independent federal agency that helps support research at colleges and universities. The grant is spread over two years. Besides training American Indian community members to be linguists on the ground, UT Arlington will be working to create linguistic databases that will ultimately enable the creation of online dictionaries and collections of texts in various languages, Fitzgerald said. Each community will have a database which will also be stored in a repository at the Noble museum. Oklahoma was described as a “hot spot” of linguistic diversity by experts in National Geographic’s Enduring Voices Project, said Mary Linn, associate curator of American Indian languages at the Noble museum and an associate professor of anthropology at OU. As North America was settled by whites, many tribes were forced to move to Okla-

homa. As a result, there is not only a great deal of linguistic diversity, but also high levels of language endangerment, Linn said. The languages grew even more endangered as American Indians assimilated to English-speaking culture that dominates society. “It’s hard to resist shifting to English,” Linn said, adding that many small tribes picked up the languages of larger tribes. Today, language sleuths rely on tribal records, grammar and alphabets that were often chronicled by missionaries, military generals and tribes. President Thomas Jefferson also collected word lists, Linn said. Fields said the project allowed his community to computerize a dictionary and research. Now, Natchez people in South Carolina can practice with their Natchez friends in Oklahoma. This also allows Natchez histories to flow more readily from elders who still tell of their contributions to America as farmers expert in corn and beans.

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you in any way? NR: You know, not really (laughs). I’m still using my old process of just basically having a visual vocabulary of images that can be put together to form a singular dialogue or continuous dialogue. And being in Lawrence, I obviously have had some influence on my work, just living here, my environment has changed, so, obviously, everything has changed about my thoughts. But looking at the work, you wouldn’t see much of a difference. But environment is definitely a factor. — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at sarah@lawrence.com.

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lmost every time a new building goes up or a new parking lot is built, the earth loses a little space where rainfall could be soaking back into the soil. With nowhere else to go, water runs off the impervious surfaces and travels through storm sewers and ditches on its journey to the river. Also, as the water flows, it picks up trash and pollutants and carries them into rivers and streams. For many years, the standard for stormwater has been to get it off the streets as quickly as possible to prevent flooding. I still remember the first time I saw cars floating down 23rd Street after a quick, heavy rain. Sometimes storm sewers and ditches simply cannot handle the amount of water that needs to be moved. With more buildings and paved surfaces than ever before, engineers and environmentalists are exploring other options. Green roofs, rain gardens, bioswales and retention ponds are a few of the ways water can be dealt with onsite instead of letting it become someone else’s problem. Sometimes a flat, smooth surface is needed, though, so a bioswale is not exactly appropriate. That’s why researchers have also been working to develop pervious concrete, asphalt and paver systems. Some of the early systems worked OK for infiltration but clogged over time or were less aesthetically pleasing than most people preferred. The good news is that the systems are getting better and looking better. I hope they will grow in popularity. That’s why I was happy to see that Douglas County Bank chose a permeable paver system over an impervious surface for their new patio at the Bob Billings Parkway and Kasold Drive location. The permeable system came highly recommended by Clay Phillips, the architect from BG Consultants who was working on the project. “I think they’re a good product,” Phillips says. “The water has a chance to go back into the groundwater system.” Phillips, who has used permeable paver systems in previous projects, notes that permeable systems have come a long way since their introduction. “Some of the systems are not as pervious as these. If you’ve seen the ones with bigger gaps, with grass growing in them — they don’t work as well as these.” Pat Slabaugh, executive vice president at Douglas County Bank, is enthusiastic about having something that doesn’t hold water but also does not add to the amount of impervious surface. “I really think it was the right thing to do, and I like the look of them,” Slabaugh says. The main difference between the newer permeable paver systems and the older systems is the look. As Phillips mentioned, many had large gaps that were meant to be filled with grass or other plants. It was a poor environment for plants to grow and the systems generally did not work the way they were intended. Brad Minnick, sales representative with Capitol Concrete who has worked with the paver systems, also says the system is much improved. He also tells me there is a bit of a misconception about the permeability of regular pavers and flagstone. “With normal pavers, the gaps are narrower and filled with a

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Stars and stripes latest of many flag styles By Terry Kovel

Flag Day was first celebrated on June 14, 1889, in a public school in Fredonia, Wis. The teacher thought the pupils should celebrate the 112th anniversary of the official adoption of the Stars and Stripes. The idea of a birthday for the flag caught the attention of the public, and the idea spread. By 1891 there was a celebration at the Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia, and soon laws were being passed in many states that asked that the flag be flown on all public buildings. Finally, after nearly 60 years, Flag Day became official when President Harry Truman signed the Act of Congress that made June 14 National Flag Day. The stars and stripes flag used today is the latest of many designs. There have been 28 different U.S. flags. Each has used red and white stripes and stars, one for each state. Three versions of the flag had the stars in a circle, and three had the stars forming a large six-pointed star. Decorations on textiles and porcelain almost always picture the flag of the year they were made. So try to count the stars, then look up when there were that many states. It should give you an idea of the age of your collectible. A 19th-century copper weathervane, 29 by 18 inches, had a figure of Liberty holding a large flag with 13 painted stars in a circle. That was the design used in 1777-78 and again in 1865-1867. The weathervane was made in about 1867, probably in Waltham, Mass. But many smaller items, including toys, had small flags and only a small space for a design, so often there were only a few stars, even less than 13, so it’s not a legal flag and is no help in determining a manufacturing date.

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THE PATIO on the west side of the Douglas County Bank building located at 1444 Kasold Drive was built with a permeable paver system, which is beneficial in reducing stormwater runoff and in filtering the water as it soaks through the ground.

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polymer sand that sets up almost like concrete,” Minnick says. “Even with the porous concrete and pervious asphalt, the systems become plugged over time, and there’s no mediation system.” Newer permeable pavestones

If you are thinking about a new patio or driveway, Brad Minnick with Capitol Concrete says the system is easy enough for the average do-it-yourselfer to install. have a lug on the side that keeps installers from spacing them too close to other stones — similar to the way tiles are spaced. Stones are still close together though, typically with a 1/8inch-wide void. Gaps are then filled with small angular gravel: 1/4 to 3/16 of an inch in diameter washed gravel, to be exact. Permeable paver systems also

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filter and clean storm water, Minnick says. “Colorado State has done studies that show the heavy metals that leach off parking lots — and how much the permeable systems filter the water.” Some cities, including Portland, Ore., have gone as far as replacing streets with permeable paver systems. If you are thinking about a new patio or driveway, Minnick says the system is easy enough for the average do-it-yourselfer to install. And, you can feel good about the environment while doing it! —Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. Contact her or an Extension Master Gardener with your gardening questions at 843-7058.

Tip: Microcrystalline waxes, like Quake Wax or Quake Hold or the wax used by dentists to keep braces from hurting, are good for sticking ceramics and glass on shelves, but don’t use them on soft unglazed ceramics like Indian pots. They leave an oil stain.

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THIS RARE molded copper Liberty weathervane was estimated to sell for $150,000 to $200,000, but no one bid high enough to buy it. The circle of stars shows it was made in 1867.

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Estate Sales Partial list of items: Prints & Originals: Large collection of orig. paintings and prints including: Raymond Eastwood, Judith Mackey, Louis Copt, Robert Sudlow, Jamie Lavin, and, other Prairie and Flinthills artists. Sculptures and art glass: Bruce La Fountain, Native American-internationally famous, Kareramarble (Peace pipe), Bronze (Hunters Sharing Secrets), Kramer steel forged, Smadar Livine 3-D fiber wall, Lynda Pleet animals, Isabel Bloom collectables, Joe Skeeba panels. Wide array of signed art glass, perfume bottles and paper weights. Jewelry and misc: Lilly Barrack, Sosi, dichroic glass & sterling, Wizard of Oz, Thousand Flowers, Sterling silver, 14Kt. gold, pearls, opals, turquoise & more. Handblown Christmas ornaments. Laurel Burch, Raine shoes, pottery, mirrors, garden décor, clock, wine décor, fountains, leather journals, Poupee Millet Dolls, Fanciful Flights, Anna Lee dolls, framed and unframed prints and more. This liquidation sale is so large all the items are too numerous to mention & will be offered in three phases. The sale will be on consecutive Thurs., Fri., & Sat., from 9:30AM - 7PM June 9th, 10th, & 11th, June 16th, 17th, & 18th, June 23rd, 24th, & 25th Phone: 785-312-0300 or 785-272-3999. Website: www.phnxgallery.com

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Regional Art & Fine Craft 2900 Oakley Avenue Topeka KS, 66614 After 25 yrs is closing their doors giving you a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a rare piece of fine art at incredible discount prices during their gigantic storewide liquidation sale. This sale will consist of original paintings by Kansas and national artists, hand-crafts, limited edition prints, name brand art decor, unique & incredible pieces of art; plus all store fixtures including antique wrap desk, jewelry cases, lighting and shelving.

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AS400 computer applications, PC based computer applications; Excel spread sheets, Microsoft Word, Lotus Notes, Artios Cad and Photoshop. Lawrence Paper Company is a 125-year-old manufacturer of packaging products. We offer competitive salary and benefits including health care coverage, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program and an on site Wellness Clinic staffed by a Nurse Practitioner. Please mail or email resumes@lpco.net a cover letter and resume to: Lawrence Paper Co. Attn: Personnel Dept. PO Box 887 Lawrence, KS 66044-0887

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Contact Personnel at: 785-843-8111 Lawrence Paper Co is an equal opportunity employer EOE Front Desk Clerk, Housekeeper, & Maintenance Needed at Best Western Lawrence. Must be available on weekends. Apply at 2309 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 **NO PHONE CALLS**

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Jefferson County Emergency Communications is now accepting applications for the position of Communication Specialist I. The position description includes, but is not limited to, the handling of emergency & non-emergency situations of all nature for all of Jefferson County. Multitasking, radio use, telephone skills, data entry, record keeping, typing and map reading are just a very few of the duties performed by Communications Specialists. Emergency Communications is a 24/7 department and employees are required to work all shifts. Applicants shall have a high school diploma or the equivalent; submit to a drug test; physical capacity test; hearing and vision test and background check. All training for this position will be provided. Application screening will begin October 19th with applications being accepted until the position is filled. Applications are available to be picked up at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Clerk’s Office, First Floor, Oskaloosa, Kansas or www.jfcountyks.com. Application mailing address: Jefferson County 911 Communications, 1230 Walnut Street, Oskaloosa, Kansas, 66066. EOE, ADAAA. Airlines are hiring! Train for high paying aviation career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 888-248-7449

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University of Kansas Applications are being accepted for this full-time position requiring a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of one year full-time higher education experience in academic advising, teaching, student services, academic record-keeping or a related field. Minimum of one year in a position committed to applying rules and procedures with a high degree of accuracy and strong writing communications skills as evidenced in the application materials. Master’s degree in journalism or related field is preferred. For the complete position description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search position number 00066426, and follow instructions. Review of applications begins 6/22/2011. EO/AA Employer

Custodian University of Kansas Recreation Services For information & to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu search for position 00207469 Deadline to apply 06/15/2011 EO/AA Employer

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TRUCK DRIVERS Needed for local hauls. Must have experience and Class A CDL. Apply between 7AM & 3PM at Hamm Companies, 609 Perry Place, Perry, KS. EOE

Weaver’s, one of Lawrence’s leading retailers, is seeking a motivated part-time cosmetics consultant. Must be available weekends and Thursday evenings with continued availability in Fall/Winter. Experienced preferred, but will train the right candidate. Apply in person at the Estee Lauder Counter. EOE 901 Mass. Street

Health Care Dental Assistant Full time, experience preferred, willing to train the right person. Large practice in Lawrence. Send reply to Box # 1440, c/o Lawrence Journal-World, PO Box 888, Lawrence, KS 66044 Hundreds of health care jobs available! Connect with Kansas employers at www.kshealthjobs.net. Search for Kansas positions - post your resume - apply online. Absolutely free. Visit www.kshealthjobs.net

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SALES REPRESENTATIVE We are seeking a Sales Rep with a background in office solutions. Job Requirements: Basic computer, networking & network security knowledge A proven history of success in sales Strong presentation skills. We offer: Auto Allowance Medical and Life Insurance PTO & paid holidays 401K w/ company match. Send Salary Required & Resume to jobs@lbm-sharp.com

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Tonganoxie Nursing & Rehab is seeking a Certified Dietary Mgr. 3-5 yrs exp. E-mail resume to acook@cypresshealthgroup.com or contact Amanda Cook (913) 369-8705.

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Now hiring full time lead teacher. Must have min. 6 mo experience in a licensed center. Competitive salaries, health insurance, & 401K. 913- 254-1818.

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Maintenance The City of Linwood is accepting applications for part-time maintenance help. Wages based on qualifications. 913-301-3024

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SAFE RIDE/SAFE BUS DRIVERS Flexible night and Project Engineer: weekend shifts Responsible for project Classes Forming Now for management from initial Fall Semester inquiry through producPAID training tion and final equipment No experience necescommissioning. sary/ Obtain your CDL Must have engineering Must be 21+ years old w/ degree (BSME, BSChE, or good driving record BSAgE and a minimum of 3- 5 years experience in Apply in person: systems engineering MV Transportation field and experience 1260 Timberedge Road with food processing, Lawrence, KS dry bulk solids material EOE handling and processing with pneumatic convey- Warehouse and Delivery ing and feeders is de- heavy lifting is required. sired. Bilingual is pre- $12 per hour. To apply call ferred. 785-331-2031 after 10:30AM K-Tron Premier offers a great benefits package and competitive salary. Please send resumes to: K-Tron Premier Attn: Jackie Anders P.O. Box 17 Salina, KS 67402-0017 Email:

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3BR, study, appls. in lovely home. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ downtown. $1,350/mo. Low Clubhouse lounge, gym, utils., parking. 785-979-6830 garages avail., W/D, walk 3BR — 2406 Alabama, 2 in closets, and 1 pet okay. story, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence W/D hookup, garage, $900. 785-842-3280 No pets. 785-841-5797 2 - 3BRs — 2620 Ridge Ct., tri-level with washer & dryer. 1 bath, all electric. $650. No pets. 785-841-5797 1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, gas & water paid. $435/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR - 932 1/2 Rhode Island, 2nd floor, CA, 1 bath, $560/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

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Full-time, entry-level position opening at The Ottawa Herald in early July. Wanted: A creative visual journalist with solid photography skills and an eye for design and presentation. We’re looking for a talented multi-tasker to work in a community news-oriented setting, helping to shape and guide the newspaper’s visual story-telling. Email Tommy Felts, managing editor, at tfelts@ottawaherald. com for more information on the opening. Application deadline June 24.

PROGRAMMER II / SR. PROGRAMMER POSITION WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Salary: $52-62K

This position will develop solutions using PeopleSoft Tools release 8.49 & higher. The Senior Programmer in System Design & Development is expected to work within a standards-based collaborative team environment to contribute code, provide technical support and development expertise to various development projects and applications. Different skill sets may be emphasized as dictated by current priorities requiring the incumbent to be adaptable and flexible. The incumbent is also expected to take every opportunity to advance skill sets in areas that are critical to the organizations, especially web-based application development and mentoring other programmers in the group. Effective communication with peers, other campus service providers/data sources, and management is essential to assure timely, well-documented results. Qualifications: 1. 2 - 4 years experience with PeopleTools / PeopleCode. 2. 1 - 2 years experience with: -Web-based Application Development, -The application of object-oriented programming techniques, -Development and maintenance of a database focused application, -RDBMS (prefer Oracle and/or MySQL), -UNIX flavor operating system (Prefer Linux), -SQR, -SQL.

For a complete list of requirements and to apply, visit https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position number 00200153. Application deadline is 06/21/11.

1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

* Water & trash paid.

2BR duplex - start at $550 4BR duplex - start at $795 CALL TODAY (Mon. - Fri.)

EO/AA

785-843-1116

FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member banks provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. We are accepting resumes for: Project Manager III The individual in this position will apply leadership skills to plan and manage the delivery of business systems solutions and associated technical support services in support of strategic business objectives and ongoing operations. This includes systems and project planning, estimating, execution, implementation and ongoing support. Individual will play a leadership role in process improvement initiatives that support the IT Department’s Strategic Plan. This position will also be responsible for vendor relationship management and providing guidance and mentoring to project managers. Qualifications: · · · · · · · ·

chasecourt@sunflower.com

901 Avalon

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

Cedarwood Apts

19th & Iowa, Lawrence

1 and 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid

PHOTOGRAPHER/VISUAL COLLABORATOR

785-842-4455

Studios, One, & Two bed2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 rooms avail. for FALL 2011 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D Reserve Your Apartment hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. Call NOW 785-830-8800 $650/mo. 785-841-5797 www.firstmanagementinc.com

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms

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A bachelor’s degree and PMP certification along with 8 to 10 years similar or related professional experience. 6 to 8 years of specific banking and financial systems experience preferred. Familiarity with Microsoft technologies is required. Experience managing, mentoring and coaching small teams. Strong leadership, customer service and facilitation skills. Ability to assign, coordinate and prioritize tasks and projects with strong multi-tasking skills. Experience with Agile development methods is a plus. General understanding of programming concepts and web development is required. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Resourcefulness and creativity when researching new products and techniques.

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), shortterm incentive plan and much more. A more detailed job summary is located on the Bank website at www.fhlbtopeka.com. If interested, please submit resume with salary requirements to: www.fhlbtopeka.com. EOE

Sunflower Bank- Lawrence BRAND NEW

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

785-856-8900

Lawrence’s Largest Automotive Dealer is looking for sales consultants

The only limit to your career potential is You! Please Apply in person or e-mail to: Bill Egan began1969@yahoo.com or Zac Swearingen zac@crownautomotive.com or call 785-843-7700 to set-up an interview. Drug-Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer

2BR — 1030 Ohio. upstairs or downstairs, CA. $550 per month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

HALF OFF AUG. RENT!

www.tuckawaymgmt.com

Progressive Lawrence company is expanding and we’re looking for a few motivated individuals to share our vision. We offer: • Guaranteed Monthly Income • Paid training • Health/ Dental Plan • 401K retirement Plan • 5 Day work week • Transportation Allowance • Most Aggressive compensation plan in the Industry

2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

2BR — 946 Indiana, 1 bath, Lawrence Suitel - Special 1st floor, CA, laundry, off Rate: $200 per week. Tax, street parking. $440/mo. utilities, & cable included. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 No pets. 785-856-4645 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No Apartments pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com Unfurnished

Sales-Marketing Attention: Sports Minded Professionals. Our industry growth has allowed us to now offer select Sales positions for quality personnel. We provide industry leading support & development w/rapid advancement into Management positions. We offer: $60-$80K 1st year potential, Sales & Management bonuses, 2 retirement programs, Health Benefits. Call Curtis at 402-680-4978 for interview on 6/14.

Apartments Unfurnished

2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. Close to KU. $595 - $800/mo. Avail. August. Call 785-842-7644

2BR - 1344 New Jersey, 1 bath, 1 story, CA, DW, 1 pet ok. $510/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

FOOD SERVICE • Custodian Ekdahl Dining Mon. - Fri. 5:30 PM - 2 AM $8.52 - $9.54/hr.

Apartments Unfurnished

The East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education is accepting applications for full time para educator positions at all building levels for the Baldwin, Eudora, & Wellsville School Districts. Applicants may apply 2BRs, 1 bath avail. for Aug. on-line at our website: Off-st. parking, fully appliCANYON COURT www.eckce.com anced kitchens. Some in1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts. or call our office at cluded stackable W/Ds, 785-594-2737 Call for Specials! some close to KU. $415 to obtain an application: Walk-in closets, W/D, DW, $750/mo. 785-766-2722 fitness center, pool, more Applications will be ac2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4- 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805 cepted until June 30th. EOE plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / www.firstmanagementinc.com mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

Crown Toyota and Volkswagen

New Dedicated Operation

Thurs., June 16: 10am-7pm Friday, June 17: 8am - 5pm Sat., June 18: 8am - 1pm

General

Remington Square

785-856-7788

YOUR PLACE,

YOUR SPACE

1BR/loft style - $495/mo. Pool - Fitness Center -On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.

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www.ironwoodmanagement.net

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

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

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Also, Check out our Luxury 1-5BR Apts. & Town Homes! Garages - Pool - Fitness Center Ironwood Court Apts. Park West Gardens Apts. Park West Town Homes

785-840-9467

2&3BRs Near hospital. Lg., have CA, off-st. parking, on bus route. 2BR--$550, 3BR$750. Aug. 1st 785-550-7325 2-3BRs - 951 Arkansas, for Fall. 2 bath, DW, W/D, CA, has W/D. $695 - $860/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Successful candidate should be available to work, 2-6 Monday –Friday with rotating Saturdays 8-12. Ideal candidates will be flexible enough to cover earlier shifts if needed.

If this sounds like you, apply online at www.sunflowerbank.com. Sunflower Bank, an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Accounting

Bookkeeping Services Payroll Processing Quickbooks Support 842-3431 http://roarkcpa.com

Automotive Services Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Air Conditioning Carpet Cleaning Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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

Concrete

Events/ Entertainment

TOKIC CONSTRUCTION

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

785-843-2174

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Financial

Construction

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

Your Local Lawrence Bank

Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. www.doctor-clean.com 785-840-4266

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Automotive Services

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Stacked Deck

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IT’S FREE! Many IN STOCK now! Limited Time Only!

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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

785-842-2108

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Hite Collision Repair

Catering Oakley Creek Catering

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

Child Care Provided Maudie’s In-Home Daycare (Tonganoxie/McLouth area) 816-536-2861 Mon.-Fri. 6:30-5:00 Lic. & First Aid Cert.

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K’s Tire

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Need tires, A/C check or alignment?

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics

www.lawrenceautodiag.com

785-842-8665

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

Electrical

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems 602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

Computer/Internet

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

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Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Employment Services

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

Martin Floor Covering

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

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

Affordable BounceHouse /Moonwalk Rentals For any occasion go to www.kcfunbounce.com or call 816-808-2002

Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109 www.robinseggconcrete.com

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

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

Furniture Recycle Your Furniture

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

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

785-842-0094

• 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

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

785-550-5610

785-843-2244

785-841-3088

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

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

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

midwestcustompools.com

Shawnee

Fast Quality Service

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

Lawnboys

Simple Lawn Care: providing mowing edging and bagging. Most yards $35 front & back yard. 913-944-7143

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

www.ah-air.com

Affordable + Reliable Quality mowing & trimming 785-979-4727

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

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

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

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

Garage Doors

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jayhawkguttering.com

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

785-594-3357

A+ Lawn Mowing

Earthtones Landscape & Lawn, LLC.

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Green Grass Lawn Care NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

ENHANCE your listing with MULTIPLE PHOTOS, MAPS, EVEN VIDEO!

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

under $100

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Plumbing, Windows, Doors Wood Rot Repair, & more. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881/913-583-1624

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We’re There for You!

785-749-4391

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Photography

Garrison Roofing Since 1982

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

Call 785-841-0809

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Plumbing

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

785-764-9582

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

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

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

ROOF REPAIRS

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

LAWN & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Whatever U Need Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

KW Service 785-691-5949

Sewing Service & Repair Bob’s BERNINA

Sewing and Vacuum Center

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

Piano Instruction Exp. Teacher of 30 yrs. has openings for beginning, intermediate, adv. students call Laura Beeves 913-441-8489

M-F 9-6, Th 9-8, Sat 9-4 CLASSES FORMING NOW Servicing Most Model Sewing Machines, Sergers & Vacs www.lawrencemarketplace. com/bobsbernina

Painting A. B. Painting & Repair Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est. Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com

. MAGILL PLUMBING • Water Line Services • Septic Tanks / Laterals 913-721-3917 Free Estimates Licensed Insured.

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

785-766-2785

inside-out-paint@yahoo.com Free Estimates Fully Insured Lawrencemarketplace.com/ inside-out-paint

Siding Services

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

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

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

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Tree/Stump Removal

Recycling Services Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks

Kate, 785-423-4464

www.kbpaintingllc.com Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee - Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals We take glass! 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter

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

http://lawrencemarketplace.com/ primecoat

Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846

Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

Repairs and Services

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

Free estimates/Insured.

913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. Lic. & Ins.

913-268-3120

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

Shamrock Tree Service

• Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof? • Mold or Mildew on your house? • Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake?

We Specialize in Fine Pruning If you value your tree for its natural shape and would like to retain its health and beauty in the long term, call on us!

Free Quote

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Water, Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration • Odor Removal • Carpet Cleaning • Air Duct Cleaning •

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BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC.

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

Pet Services

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

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

Fredy’s Tree Service

Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985

Dependable Service

913-488-7320

800-910-4920 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/allcore

Music Lessons

Locally owned & operated.

FREE ADS for merchandise

15 yrs exp, Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal All jobs considered. 785-312-0813 785-893-1509

Big/Small Jobs

Insured 20 yrs. experience

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

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

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

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

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

Quality work at a fair price!

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

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

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

Moving-Hauling

Foundation Repair

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

785-842-7118

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1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

785-841-9222

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

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Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff Quality Workmanship http://lawrencemarketplace. com/lawrenceroofing

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

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

Landscaping

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

Adorable Animal Designs Full Service Grooming All Breeds & Sizes Including Cats! Flea & Tick Solutions

Weddings • Graduations Fine Art • Family Portraits Event Photography Commercial Photography Capturing Life... One frame at a time 785-841-6280 edmondsphotography.net

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

Home Improvements

Events/ Entertainment

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

Guttering Services

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

Insurance

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

Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

Custom Decorative Patterns

NEW EARTH

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

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

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Eagles Lodge

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

Flooring Installation

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

Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

(785) 550-1565

www.foundationrepairks.com

Time For Change

“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

Bus. 913-269-0284

mmdownstic@hotmail.com Lawrencemarketplace.com/tic

www.independenceinc.org

Roofing

MLS - Mowing or 1 Time w/Out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup, Fertilizer, Mulch-Stone, Tree Trimming, Removal, Etc. 785-766-2821 Free est. mikelawnservice@gmail.com

Foundation Repair

Family Owned & Operated

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

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Pet Services

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

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

Dirt-Manure-Mulch

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LAWN AREATING SEEDING DETHATCHING MULCH INSTALLED

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

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

Carpets & Rugs

Over 600 Quality Pre-owned Vehicles 100% Customer Service is our focus! (785) 856-8889 Briggsauto.com

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

Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way.

For Promotions & More Info: http://lawrencemarketplace .com/kansas_carpet_care

IT’S BACK!

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

All Your Banking Needs

Decks & Fences 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

Home Improvements

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

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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 2BR, Alvamar area. 2 bath, fireplace, appliances, W/D, patio, 2 car garage. $900/ mo. +deposit. 636-443-9522

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2BR, 2 bath, all elect., W/D, 1BR duplex near E. K-10 ac- lots of cabinet space, & cess. Stove, refrig., off-st. cathedral ceiling with skyparking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ light . Water & trash paid. mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 Move In Special: $750/mo. Pets ok. 785-842-5227 1BRs available now. Studio, near downtown, $385/mo. JUNE FREE & 1BR, NW area, $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-865-8699 ON 12 MONTH LEASE 3BR, 2 bath, Newer duplex, 2BR + study, 1.5 bath. High Quiet Street, Walk to ceilings & FP add extra ap- School, Full Kitchen, Garpeal. E. side area. $685/mo. age, Deck, W/D Hookups. Inside cat ok. 785-841-4201 Utility Package available. 417 Washington, Baldwin 2BR, 2719 Ousdahl, 1 bath, 785-843-4300 W/D hookup, microwave, garage w/opener, $635/mo. avail. now. 816-721-4083 Parkway Townhomes 2BR duplex, quiet neighborhood on bus route. CA, W/D hookup, 1 bath, hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen, 1 car. 1613 W. 6th Terrace, $700/mo., available Aug. 1. No pets. Call 785-766-4055 2BR, 3 bath, 2 story w/FP, 1 car, bonus rm. in finished bsmt., fenced yard. 3724 Westland Place. $850/mo. Avail. July. 816-805-6597 or email acabrera@kc.rr.com 3BR, 2.5 bath, SW area, avail. Aug. 1. 2 living areas, FP, all appls.- includes W/D, 2 car. $1,000/mo. 785-550-4544 4BR, 4 bath, avail. approx. Aug. 1. Great floor plan. Great. Lawrence location. $1,450/mo. 785-842-7606 4BR, 2 bath, 2716 Harrison Pl. Has FP, all appls., W/D, 2 car garage, avail. Aug. 1st. $1,100/mo. 785-766-5103 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

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3+BR, 3 bath, on cul-desac. 1,800+ sq. ft., W/D hookup, 2 car garage. No pets! $1,200/mo. + deposit. 2610 Skyview Court, Lawrence. 816-278-8477 3BR Ranch House on Acreage East of Tonganoxie. $950/mo. 913-461-6558 see more info in online ad. 3BR, 2 1/2 bath, 1,500 sq.ft., 2 car, all appls. included. FP, deck, walk-out bsmt. $1,500/mo. Call 913-484-1079

3BR Townhome - with garage on quiet cul-de-sac. No pets. $800/month. 785-542-3240, 785-865-8951 3BR, 3 bath duplex, 1,650 sq. ft. Walk-in closet, fully finished bsmt., 2 LRs. 2 car attached, Lg. indoor storage area. W/D hookup. Avail. now. $950/mo., lawn care provided. 785-640-8525

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1215 Laura Avenue 3BR, Prairie Park, high ceilings, 2 full bath, FP, 2 car, Beautiful 2BR Cape Cod, 1,157 sq.ft., wood/ceramic What more do you need? tile floors down. New car$1,100/mo. 785-841-4201 pet up. Lg. master suite, 3BR — 1130 Highland, 1 LR w/wood stove, 1.5 bath, bath, 1 story, CA, W/D W/D, all appls., fenced hookup, DW, garage. $900. yard, deck, patio, tool No pets. Call 785-841-5797 shed, sound proofed studio. New roof, paint, stove 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, & CH. Low utils. $125,000. 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, Stop by! Call 785-832-1358 W/D hookups. No pets. $775/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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LAKE POINTE VILLAS Avail. Now & Aug. 1 3 & 4 BR 3 1/2 Bath Homes 1,900 sq. ft. at Lake Pointe Villas (Candy Lane) Wonderful Development near Clinton Lake, K-10, & Kansas Turnpike Pets are Welcome. $1,300-$1,500 per month

6BR, 2.5 bath, 2 LRs, 2,600 sq. ft. home. 3 Patios, 2 car attached garage, lg. fenced back yard, 16’x12’ shed. No bsmt. Lots of extras. 2637 Manor Terr., Cul-de-sac (27th & Iowa) Priced to sell at $175,000. Immediate possession, mechnical inspection completed. 785-865-5049

Lawrence-Rural

4BR newer area W. Lawrence area. Great condition. 2 Bath, appls. included. Close to Sunflower Elementary & SW Jr. High. $149,000. 4821 W. 24th St. (785) 691-8028

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treasures/vintage/antiques 3420 West 9th Court (just south of 9th & Kasold) Sat. June 11, 7AM - Noon (If rain, will run Sun. instead) Cash only, please no bills larger than $20. Large single cut cuckoo, Harley riding jacketsWillie G, chaps, Pilates performer- 3 corded from QVC with rebounder, car lift, under car creeper, Women’s clothingsmall & med, Jjill, Travelsmith, QVC, Coldwater creek, antique soda fountain malt mixer from Round Corner Drug, 1900 large framed wall mapU.S, antique ads- Lawrence history showing 2 digit phone numbers, large meat smoker- you will need a truck to pick it up, king bedding, antique gloves, tinker toys, spools, lasagna pan, Oster blender, fabric shower curtains, brass bathroom fixtures, lamp, coffee table, stamps, craftscrapbooking includes Fiskars, brass embossing plates, Sizzix, Hallmark card studio software, art deco style table lamp, stuffed toys, books, movies, leather purses, Panasonic phone, Homer Simpson phone, rubs, Quesadilla maker, small kitchen appliances, interior paint, garden pots, baskets, Navajo sand paintings, Hallmark, Bath and Body works, patio umbrella stand backpacking equipment and internal frame pack and more.

Shoprider powered wheelchair, light use, 2004 model, silver color, controls on both armrests. Middle and rear drive wheels and electromag- 03 netic brakes for a safe MULTI-FAMILY ride. $2000/best offer. Call “EVERYTHING MUST GO” with questions. SALE! 785-856-2469. 1007 Lakecrest Rd, Lawrence, KS 66049 Miscellaneous Advertise your product or service nationwide or by region in over 10 million households in North America’s best suburbs! Place your classified ad in over 750 suburban newspapers just like this one. Call Classified Avenue at 888-486-2466 or go to www.classifiedavenue.net Attend college online from home! Medical, business, paralegal, accounting, criminal justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 888-220-3977 www.CenturaOnline.com

“The Baseball Encyclopedia” (1976 Edition) plus “The Official Major League Baseball Playbook” (1974). Both books $40. 785-843-9573 1962 Topps Mickey Mantle Baseball card. $75. (Negotiable) 785-843-9573

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2004 Buick Lacrosse CXL, Blue, Loaded with Power and Has A Very Smooth Ride, Super Low Miles, 18k for $19,985

Ed Bozarth Chevrolet # 1 Buick - GMC The Dealer You Can Trust 3731 S Topeka Ave Topeka, KS 66609 SALES (877) 721-490 SERVICE (877) 626-9358 www.edbozarthoftopeka.com

Buick 2008 Lucerne CXL 3.8 V6, leather, heated, memory seats, ABS, remote start, On Star, rear parking assist, GM certified, stk#11431 only $20,995.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cadillac 2008 CTS AWD, Cadillac Certified, heated & cooled seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, Bose sound, navigation, On Star, and more. Stk#13122 only $24949.00. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Fri, Sat, & Sun: 7AM-Noon A variety of items cleaned and priced to move! TONS of chidrens’ toys & clothes: Boys- infant to 4T. Girl clothesinfant to 18mo. Womens’ clothing size 4-18. Electronics: TVs, stereos, record player, iPods, laptop computer, scientific calculator. Household wares: microwaves, coffee makers, kitchen utensils, hand mixers. Drafting desk, regular desk, holiday decorations, bird cages and so much more!!!

Ronco Rotisserie for sale. Plus many accessories! Great condition. Hot food 08 gloves, 2 baskets for small Huge Moving Sale items, fish, veggies, skewFri. Sat. Sun. ers for kabobs. $45. Bible: new King James ediJune 10, 11, 12 tion, black leatherette 785-393-4440 7AM-?? cover. $5.00. Call after 3:00 2404 Atchison Ave. Coffee Pot: Auto/Program PM. to 785-749-4490. Lawrence, KS 12 cup Coffee Pot. NEW. Not needed now. Was $100, ask- British 00 Gauge Hornby Small and large furniture, trains, coaches, rolling ing $20. Call 785-550-4142 stock and accessories for TVs, home decor, office supplies, bookcases, Frigidaire refrigerator. 5 sale. $100. 785-393-6140. desks, kitchen table with years old, excellent conchairs, various books, F i r e w o r k s / P y r o t e c h n i c s dition. White, top freezer arts & crafts items, arwith ice maker. 20 cubic equipment going out of chitecture model supbusiness sale. Large invenfeet. No dents or plies, Christmas decor, scratches. $300/best of- tory, plus related items. men’s clothes (sizes L, 913-961-2001 fer. 785-690-7225 XL, XXL), TONS of Kitchen Small Appls: Krups women’s clothes (sizes Aroma Control 12-cup cof- M, L, XL, XXL, plus size, Baby & Children's fee maker: $10. Bread- petite size, size 10-16), man Ultimate bread ma- women’s shoes, KU apItems chine: $15. Both items parel, small kitchen apBench: Children’s Princess work great & in excellent pliances, kitchen items, miscellaneous housebench $30. Pink decorated cond. 785-843-5655 hold items. Many many with Princess pictures. more items, too much to Call 785-542-3208 Music-Stereo list! Please stop by, items are priced to sell GRAND PIANOS Bicycles-Mopeds as things must go! Starting at only $3288 All sizes and finishes. Bike Rack: Rode Gear 2/4 Manhattan 785-537-3774 bike rack. 2 inch receiver www.piano4u.com required. Good condition. Extra Straps. $95. Call H o h n e r Melodica for Sale. 785-832-1533. Hohner Melodica with case, excellent condition, $35. 785-393-4440 Collectibles

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CADILLAC 2006 DTS Luxury II, Leather heated/cooled seats, Remote start, On Star, All power equip, and much more. Only $15,741.00 STK#614861. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Adorable kittens to good home, 2 black, 2 Siamese coloring, 1 tiger stripe. Call Connie, 913-638-1000. Yorkie Puppies. UKC registered. First shots. Vet checked and healthy. Home raised. 785-393-2599.

Antiques Collectibles & More Past & Present Treasures 729 Main in Pianos: (3) 1 Wurlitzer, 1 Eudora variety of items. Lowery, 1 Gulbransen conw/benches each Has also expanded & sole, seeking new vendors. $425. Price includes delivWed-Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5 Sun ery & tuning. 785-832-9906 11-3 Cadillac 2006 STS AWD USED YAMAHA PIANOS Luxury pkg, ABS, SunConsoles, Studios, & roof, leather, heated & Uprights from $3488 Computer-Camera Prof. cooled seats, Navigation, Call 537-3774 or preview Star, Cd changer, online @ piano4u.com Boats-Water Craft On Printer: Hewlett Packard Bose Sound, and more. Deskjet 512C Color PrinterOnly $18,995. $5.00. Works Great! Call Sports-Fitness 2002 21ft Bayliner 2150, STK#126942 (785) 843-5655. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 5.0L V8, new custom cover, Equipment www.dalewilleyauto.com 3 blade stainless steel prop., one owner, all mainFurniture Strengthen your back and tenance records avail., abs with a Roman Chair trailer 2002 Escort w for sale $75/best offer. brakes and spare tire, KU 6 Piece Bedroom Set Includes: bed frame with 785-766-6940 blue bimini top & white backboard, desk, 2 dressTree stand, good condition, standard top, $12,500. Call ers, bookshelf, and vanity $30/best offer. Call Bob at 785-845-6064 mirror. $500 or best offer. 785-832-2702 Call Ashley at Come check out New Mem785.231.9985 Yakima hatchback or trunk bership Packages and our 2-bike carrier, good condi- Reduced Pricing at: Coffee table: Bob Timber- tion, $40/best offer. www.boatingtimeshare.com Cadillac 2007 STS lake coffee table. 3 large 785-832-2702 AWD Luxury Pkg, Cadildrawers, see thru glass to lac Certified, sunroof, bottom of first drawer. Exleather heated memory cellent show piece. 40 x 40 TV-Video seats, alloy wheels, Bose inches, 18 inches high. TV For Sale: Zenith TV (21” sound, On Star, Naviga$175. 785-856-5090 x 16” screen) $10.00. tion, CD changer, AdapComputer/desk chair from Works Great! Call: (785) tive cruise AND MORE! Office Depot on 5 rollers. 843-5655 ONLY $26,844. Great shape. $15. STK#476201. 785-842-6456 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Antiques-Classic www.dalewilleyauto.com Console unit: Ethan Allen television console. Unit will hold a 27” TV. bottom drawer for DVD’s & 2 large closing panels. Excellent cond. $75. 785-856-5090

WOW - 10 ACRES AND A 3BR HOME, ON BLACKTOP, JUST SOUTH OF LAWRENCE. PRICE REDUCED TO $169,900. MLS 124851. Mattress Sets: Factory reCall Craig Brown 785-842-8111 owner/agent jects, new in plastic. Save up to 70%. All sizes. 785-766-6431

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3BR, 2 bath Victorian. Walk to KU & downtown. Hard wood floors, W/D hookup, CA, quiet neighborhood Avail. Aug. 1st, 645 Ohio $1,185/mo. 785-749-3981

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OPEN HOUSE 1-4PM Adam Ave. Townhomes Sat. & Sun. - June 11 & 12 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 4BR, 2 full bath, 2 car w/ 2700 Inverness Court 1,700 sq. ft., some with opener, 1 block to SW Jr. High. $1,250/mo. 2712 Blue 3BR, 2 bath ranch, many fenced in back yards. Stem Court. 785-842-3911 upgrades. Across from $1,100 - $1,150/mo. Lawrence SW Schools. By 5BR, 1st Mo. FREE! W/D, Owner. $184,900. Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car gar- wood floors, fenced yard. 2 785-832-9575 bath, KU/downtown are. age, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. Avail. Aug. 1. 785-979-5587 Bainbridge Circle Lawrence 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car Apartments, Houses & garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 $775 - $875/mo. www.GageMgmt.com Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com

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Char Broil Grill. Gas grill 2BR, 1 bath small home with tank and 2 side Land Liquidation fenced yard, shed, small $40. Call Acres $0 down, shelves. deck good condition. $550 20 Only $12,900. 785-393-7772. plus $350 down. NO PETS $99/mo. Near growing El Paso, Call 785-865-3436 Need a good lawnmower? Texas (2nd safest U.S. Toro self-propelled less Sunrise Place city). Owner financing, than 6 years old. Needs a Sunrise Village Eudora no credit checks! Money wheel replacement, otherApartments & Townhomes back guarantee. Free wise very good condition. color brochure. $75. 785-843-2957 Available Now Studios - 3 BRs 800-755-8953. 2, 3 & 4BRs, Only $300 Deposit Park Bench: 4 foot park up to 1,500 sq.ft. & FREE Rent bench. Cast iron/oak, good from $540 - $920/month W/D in Units, Pet Friendly! Farms-Acreage condition. $18.00. Call Greenway Apartments ½ OFF Deposit 785-749-4490 after 3:00PM 1516 Greenway, Eudora Riding Mower: Honda OPEN HOUSE 785-542-2237 3813. Good condition. $950. Mon.- Fri., 11AM - 5PM call 785-842-6096 2BR Duplex with garage. No For SPECIAL OFFERS pets. $600/month. Douglas Co. / Lecompton 6 acres to 50 acres - Trees, Swing Set: Three seat sw785-542-3240, 785-865-8951 Call 785-841-8400 ponds, hilltop view. 20 ac- ing set. No top. Three botwww.sunriseapartments.com res w/sm. home. Owner tom cushions. Great condition. Was $200, now asking Tonganoxie finance. $365 - $1,295/mo. $25. call 785-550-4142. Very nice 2BR, 2 bath, FP, Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 W/D hookup, newer floor2BR Home in country. W/D www.kslandsales.blogspot.com Zebrina: healthy plant in ing, 2 car garage. 4979 well insulated very priclay planter, indoor or outStoneback Dr. Avail. July 6. vate. Low utilities. Call door. $3.00. Call after $850/mo. Call 785-766-1017 Vacation Property 3:00PM to 785-749-4490. 913-845-3504 after 7pm.

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2BR, 1 bath - Secluded, large country home, natural gas. No smoking. 1 sm. dog ok. 3-4BR, 2 bath. New carpet, Avail. soon. 785-838-9009 countertops, W/D, on bus 3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick route, 2903 University. $900. Lane. Very nice. Has 1 car Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-841-9646 garage. Available Now. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car. Newer, $825/mo. Call 785-842-7644

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

1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE Studios & 1BRs - Half Block to KU. Some utilities paid. $375 to $900/mo. No pets. Laundry, off-street park- Available now. Please call for more info 785-423-5828 ing. Call 785-842-7644

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6 Mo. Lease - 4BR, 3 bath, 2 car, on bus route. $1,000/ mo. For Aug. 785-841-3849 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 1BR near downtown. with CA, stove, & refrig. Avail. www.lawrencepm.com July 1st. $425/mo. Refs & 3BR townhome for $855/mo. deposit. Call 785-594-2392 Avail. Aug. FP, walk in closets, private patios. 1 pet ok. 1st Class, Pet Friendly 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS) Houses & Apts. www.vintagemgmt.com 3BR, 2.5 bath, W/D, office, 2 785-842-1069 car. Pets ok. $1,000/mo. 319-541-2288. 2771 Grand Cir. baloogym@gmail.com

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Pontiac 2001 Grand Prix GT, in sheer silver. Clean AutoCheck history, BOSE audio, moonroof, heated driver seat, and heads up display. Nice clean car and a great price- $5,200. See website for pics. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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Honda 2008 Fit 4Cyl. 5SP, FWD, local trade, great commuter car, great gas mileage Very Financable, ONLY $12,771. STK#319451 DaleWilley785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Pontiac G8 White Loaded Leather Very Clean Stk#D8722 Sale Price $24,987

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2008 Honda Accord LX Sedan With only 41,000 miles this beauty won’t last. Priced at $17,399.00. Honda Certified Pre owned warranty and great financing available! Several Accords in stock! Call John B. for details. 877-328-8281. Stock# P8029 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2004 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GTP, LEATHER, ROOF, 1-OWNER, ONLY 54K MILES, $10,999 STOCK# 110438AA Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2009 Honda Civic, Blue, Power Locks, Windows, Auto, A/C, AM/FM, 28k for $16,988

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2009 Pontiac G-5 Yellow Sporty Spoiler, Alloys, Auto, A/C 45k $16,995

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2007 Acura TL Leather loaded, 47k miles, $20990, will go fast, very clean, and warranted! Call Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock # P8030 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2007 Ford Mustang GT V8 Loaded Stk#D8725 Sale Price $15,980

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2011 HONDA ACCORD LX, 934 MILES, HONDA CERTIFIED, 1.9% FOR 36 MONTHS AND 2.9% FOR 60 MONTHS. 100K POWER TRAIN WARRANTY! Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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Infinity 2008 G35 AWD XS, one owner, local trade, sunroof, leather, heated, memory seats, navigation, home link, alloy wheels, spoiler, very nice! Stk#574011 $29,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2007 Chevy Malibu LTZ, Fully loaded. Black in color, 3.5L V6, Gorgeous car! Extra clean, $11,999, you have to come see and drive this vehicle. Call Joe McNair to make an appointment. 877-328-8161 Stock # 110676B 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible, black, lots of chrome, automatic, $13,995. Ed Bozarth Chevrolet # 1 Buick - GMC The Dealer You Can Trust 3731 S Topeka Ave Topeka, KS 66609 SALES (877) 721-490 SERVICE (877) 626-9358 www.edbozarthoftopeka.com

2008 Acura TL, 1owner, auto, 28k,Navi/reverse cam,heated lthr,HID,pw,pl, $23,500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2008 Honda Civic Coupe Civic LX Automatic. 38,000 miles. Honda Certified Pre-owned 7 year 100,000 mile power train warranty. Very nice car! Great price...... $15,290.00 Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock # 110579A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2010 Hyundai Accent GLS Priced to sell at $11,499.00. 33,000 miles. GREAT transportation——-GREAT price! Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock#P8014 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062 Hyundai 2009 Elantra GAS saver automatic. Very clean, Carbon Gray, runs and looks super, with up to 35 MPG. New tires, PW, PL, cruise. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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2005 Nissan Altima 2.5 S, 57k , 1owner, black, tint, auto, pw, pl, cruise, $10800 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Nissan 2011 Sentra. 4 dr silver paint with pwr windows, radio/cd player, automatic, cruise control, only 7300 miles. Only one owner. Great first time car for student or save gas to and from work. Selling price $17,000. Call 785-550-4595. Nissan Sentra 2001 for sale! Must Sell! This 2001 4DR Silver Nissan Sentra has 80K miles and has only had one owner. Great first car, or just something reliable too. This car must sell within the next month so we’re negotiable! Call soon! $5,500. 785-727-3233

2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Spec. Ed, 4cyl, 120k, spoiler pw,pl, 6disc Rockrord Fosgate sound, $7500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

1999 Porsche Boxter, convertible, MT, silver in color 118K, $12,999, A lot of car for the money! Call Now! 877-328-8161 Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

2005 Porsche Cayenne S This is an affordable luxury sport utility vehicle! 45,000 miles. 1 owner. Lots of extras! This won’t last at $24,779.00 Call John B. for details. 877-328-8281 Stock# 110840A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

PROTECT YOUR VEHICLE WITH AN EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT FROM DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE CALL ALLEN or TONY at 785-843-5200 2008 Mercedes C300 4matic, 49K, AWD, moon, PW, PL, Nav, CD changer, leather $28,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Nissan, 1999 Maxima SE ONE owner, in brilliant silver. Automatic, leather and a moonroof. Famous and reliable Nissan V6. Nice car on sale for $5995. Hard to find a car this nice for under 6K. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Kia 2010 Soul FWD, Automatic, Alloy wheels, CD/XM/FM Stereo, Power equipment, LIKE NEW, ONLY $15,916. Nissan 1996 Quest. 159K. STK#13783 Asking $2,100. Running Dale Willey 785-843-5200 great, make offer. www.dalewilleyauto.com 785-230-1302, 785-842-1095.

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2007 Acura TSX Navigation Leather Sunroof Very Clean Stk#B96515a Sale Price $13,480

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2010 Infinity G37 Sedan Awd Leather Sunroof Loaded Stk#D8723 Sale Price $30,780

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2006 Saab 9.5 Wagon, SportCombi.1owner, 4cyl turbo, auto, ONstar,lthr, 73k,$14900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2005 Acura MDX Touring, AWD,leather, moon, rear air,CD changer, 96K, $15900 must see! View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2003 Toyota Highlander V6 FWD 119k,white with tan cloth, CD, PW, PL, cruise, homelink, $10,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2009 Dodge Journey SXT, Power Locks, Windows, Many Seating & Storage Options, This Crossover SUV Has 34k Miles and is $19,998

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Special Purchase of 10’ Hyundai Accents, 3 to choose from for only $12,995.00. Great gas mileage and dependability hurry for best selection. These won’t last long Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2011 HHR LT FWD 4cyl, ONLY 8669 miles. WHY PAY FOR NEW When you can get this GM Certified and save money!!! STK#17583 ONLY $16,775 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 Hummer H3 roof 52k $23,995

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JEEP 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD, Warranty, Alloy wheels, One owner, Power seat, XM/CD/MP3 Stereo, only $19,741. STK#10746. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

ANY TIME OF DAY OR NIGHT 2005 Ford Escape Loaded AWD Excellent condition, $11,990. We do special financing! Call Now, Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Dump Truck: 1974 Pete Stock #110744B Tandem, call Ronnie at 1000 N. Rogers Road, 785-760-2329 for more inforOlathe, KS 66062 mation

Motorcycle-ATV Chevrolet 2009 Traverse LT AWD, GM Certified, On Star, alloy wheels, 8 Passenger Seating, 22 MPG and lots of room! STK#359631 ONLY $23,945. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Sport Utility-4x4 GMC 2004 Envoy XL 4WD SLT, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, room for 7 and only $13,995.00 stk#537661. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Toyota 1997 Avalon. 269K. Asking $2,000. Running great, make offer. 785-230-1302, 785-842-1095. Toyota 1999 Camry LE, 4cyl. auto, 168K miles, good cond. very reliable, $2,500. 785-597-5539

2008 HONDA PILOT SE 4X4 Only 15,584 Miles on it. HONDA CERTIFIED Roof, DVD, $24,999. Very Rare!! STOCK #110241B Joe McNair 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062 2009 Volvo S-60 2.5t Beauty, luxury & performance all in one. 19,000 miles. All-wheel drive and 26 mpg hi-way makes this a safe and easy drive any day of the year. A must see, and priced to sell at $22,987.00. Call John B. 877-328-8281 Stock#110664A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

2005 Ford Escape Loaded AWD Excellent condition, $11,990. We do special financing! Call Now, Joe McNair 877-328-8161 Stock #110744B 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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2008 VW Passat Wagon leather, roof, blue 53k miles for $16,995

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Lincoln 2007 MKX, leather, heated, memory seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, home link, cd changer, stk#16937 only $23,777. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Saturn 2008 Outlook XR AWD, One owner, leather, heated seats, 8 Passenger seating, On Star, alloy wheels, ONLY $24,875. STK#12844. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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enjoying her spacious apartment and the help from the staff for everything from moving boxes to installing her TV. The food is great, and she is glad to be free of her highmaintenance house. There is one problem. The other residents are always complaining — the weather is bad, the food is too salty, their arthritis is kicking up, their mail didn’t arrive on time. How can she graciously redianniesmailbox@comcast.net rect these people toward a chance to learn about PAN- more upbeat conversation? — DAS, a pediatric autoimmune Alice’s Friend disorder affecting children between the ages of 3 and puberty. It is connected to OCD and /or tic disorders such as Tourette’s, and it appears to affect the region in the brain responsible for movement and behavior. If you notice your child has an abrupt onset of OCD and/or tics immediately following a strep throat or other strep infection, talk to your pediatrician about PANDAS. For more information, contact the International PANDAS Foundation (www.internationalpandasfoundation.or g/obsessivecompulsivedisorder) or the International OCD Foundation Dear Virginia: You sound (ocfoundation.org). like a strong young woman and are fortunate to have such Dear Annie: A dear friend supportive friends. Thank has just moved to a residential you for giving our readers a community for seniors. She is Dear Annie: I am a smart, funny, typical 8th-grade girl with lots of friends and good grades. I do, however, suffer from PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus), which causes tics. In my case, this ranges from repetitive blinking and certain movements to making little noises with my throat. It’s hard to control and usually worsens when I am under stress. However, I can still lead a perfectly normal life. Last year, two girls took it upon themselves to tease me and repeatedly ask why I do these things. I quickly stood up to these bullies, and my friends helped. As soon as the bullies realized no one cared and I wasn’t going to let them bother me, the teasing stopped. Please educate your readers about PANDAS and also Tourette syndrome, as the two are similar. I also urge your readers to stand up to the bullies, whether for themselves or someone else. Teens who suffer from these syndromes would appreciate it. — Virginia

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For reasons of my own, I’m a pretty thoroughgoing agnostic when it comes to two of the world’s most powerful alternative religions: the worship of British royalty and the mindless devotion to Oprah Winfrey. Both apostasies collide in jaw-dropping fashion on “Finding Sarah” (8 p.m., OWN). In a story that has launched untold tabloid headlines, Sarah Ferguson has made a royal botch of her public life. A friend of Princess Diana, she joined the royal inner circle, married Prince Andrew and became a rather popular — dare we call her a “People’s Princess” — at the age of 26. For various and sordid reasons, the press and her subjects seemed to turn on her. In rather short order, she was derided as being a bad mother; insulted for her weight (”The Duchess of Pork”); caught canoodling with a man not her husband; divorced and exiled from the enchanted kingdom. And that was before she was exposed (by tabloid reporters) while trying to sell access to her former husband for a tidy sum. Having been brought low, “Finding Sarah” is supposed to help Sarah deal with the “issues” that resulted in her selfdestructive behavior. What follows is a staggering exercise in avoiding personal responsibility and an all-out assault on the English language. It’s difficult, if not impossible, to describe Ferguson’s actions in plain declarative sentences without stumbling upon a hint of culpability. So instead, we deal in a marshmallow world of passive voices and tortured syntax as our “star” regales us with a torrent of stories about the origins of her pulverized self-esteem. Oprah show regulars including Doctor Phil and money sorceress Suze Orman take Sarah under their wings and stoke the fires of her self-pity with the gasoline of therapeutic narcissism. Like most “Oprah” specials, this one could easily inspire a drinking game. Take a snort every time Sarah, or one of her counselors, uses the word “journey” and you’ll be checked into Betty Ford by the end of the first episode. Things reach a rather hilarious apotheosis when Suze Orman tries to talk sad Sarah out of her self-loathing. As a cureall, Dr. Suze offers this whopper of selfregard: “I’ve got a crush on myself!” “Finding Sarah” is one staggering piece of escapist television. You’ll laugh; you’ll cry. You’ll groan and throw things at the screen. It’s one “journey” you just can’t miss!

Tonight’s other highlights ● Neil Patrick Harris hosts the 65th annual Tony Awards (7 p.m., CBS). ● Game six of the NBA finals (7 p.m., ABC). ● Competition continues on “America’s Got Talent” (8 p.m. and 9 p.m., NBC). ● Singers compete to land a cameo on a Fox series on the 10-episode “Glee Project” (8 p.m., Oxygen). ● Ned makes a pivotal move on “Game of Thrones” (8 p.m., HBO) ● Divorced single mother Ally Walker ("Profiler") juggles domestic life and detective work in the new series “The Protector” (9 p.m., Lifetime). ● Evidence emerges on an odd website on “The Killing” (9 p.m., AMC). ● Delmond proposes a new approach on “Treme” (9 p.m., HBO).

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and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 18th day of July, 2011, in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Jeremiah Jones (KS # 21163) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (128841) ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World June 12, 2011)

Per K.S.A. 58-2565, Park 25 Apartments intends to sell or dispose of personal property abandoned by Olivia Barker, Grace Kay & Kelsey Wall, 2401 W. 25th 1000 N. Rogers Road, St., Apt. 5-6, Lawrence, KS Olathe, KS 66062 66047, consisting of chairs, 913-782-3636 food items, dishes, cleaning www.frankanconahonda.com supplies, blankets, rugs, picture, DVD, curtain rod Donate your vehicle, re- and misc. items on or about ceive $1000 grocery cou- July 9, 2011. pon. United Breast Can_______ cer Foundation. Free mammograms, breast (Published in the Lawrence cancer info Daily Journal-World June www.ubcf.info. Free tow- 12, 2011) ing, tax deductible, non-runners accepted. Per K.S.A. 58-2565, Park 25 Apartments intends to sell 1-877-632-GIFT. or dispose of personal property abandoned by Abdulrahman Muhawish, 2401 W. 25th St., Apt. 16A6, Lawrence, KS 66047, consisting of chair, clothes, hangers, personal hygiene products, and other miscellaneous items on or about July 9, 2011. _______ Lawrence (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World June 5, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

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Tract I: The East 25 feet, less the South 171 feet of the following described parcel of land: A tract of land located in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter of Section 5, Township 15 South, Range 20 East of the 6th P.M., in Douglas County, Kansas, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence South 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds East, 319.75 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on the West line of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence South 89 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds East, 682.74 feet; thence South 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds East, 320.77 feet; thence North 89 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds West, 682.80 feet, said point being on the West line of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence North 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds West, 318.74 feet to the point of beginning Tract II: A tract of land located in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter of Section 5, Township 15 South, Range 20 East of the 6th P.M., described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence South 89 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds East, 682.74 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on the North line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence continuing South 89 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds East, 637.63 feet, said point being the Northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; South 1 degrees 28 minutes 41 seconds East, 642.73 feet, said point being on the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence North 89 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds West, 639.06 feet; thence North 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds West 640.52 feet to the point of beginning, in Douglas County, Kansas, LESS the West 105 feet of the South 171 feet thereof, commonly known as 1515 North 300 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006 (the “Property”)

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TIB-The Independent BankersBank Plaintiff, vs. Hal J. Kurz; Tiffany D. Curtis; John Doe (Tenant/ Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Jill Roe (real name unknown) unknown spouse, if any, of Hal J. Kurz ; Jack Roe (real name unknown) unknown spouse, if any, of Tiffany D. Curtis, Defendants.

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