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AARON POLSON WALKS WITH HIS 6-MONTH-OLD SON, ELLIOT, PAST A ROW OF FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS picturing his wife, Aimee Ziegler, who on April 2 was killed when she drove a car in front of a train, June 7 in their Lawrence home. Ziegler battled postpartum psychosis and depression for eight years.

Mother takes own life after suffering from postpartum disorder for years had returned. He knew the signs well: dilated eyes and icy cold fingers. She would Editor’s Note: This is the rub her fingers together and first in a series of stories on play with the back of her hair. postpartum mood disorders. She feared people were out Tomorrow: Residents share to get her and that she would their personal experiences. lose her job and go to jail. Four months earlier, Ziegler aron Polson kissed his had given birth to their third wife good night, and son, Elliot. She loved being she said, “That’s the a mom and longed for more last kiss.” children despite her illness. He asked why she said that. “She never accepted her “Well, we are going to be diagnosis. She would call it in prison tomorrow,” she postpartum stuff or issues or replied. trouble. I don’t think she ever Her comment was surprisknew how bad it was,” Polson ing but familiar. said. His wife, 40-year-old Aimee After kissing his wife, he Ziegler, a Free State High slept in the bedroom with his School guidance counselor, older sons, who were feeling had struggled with postparrestless. The boys’ bedroom tum psychosis and depression was underneath the couple’s for eight years. She was first bedroom where Ziegler was hospitalized for the illness sleeping. after the birth of the couple’s “I woke up so many times first son, Owen, in 2003, and that night just listening like, she had her first psychotic ‘Is she awake?’ I had checked episode after the birth of their on her before I went to bed, second son, Max, in 2006. and she was asleep,” he said. At the end of last March, Please see FAMILY, page 8A the symptoms of her illness By Karrey Britt

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ABOVE: AARON POLSON SEARCHES FOR WORDS as he talks about how his oldest sons are coping with the death of their mother during a lunch with Melissa Hoffman, Kansas coordinator for Postpartum International, May 31 at Free State Brewery. LEFT: A temporary marker is placed at Aimee Ziegler’s grave at Mount Cavalry Cemetery.

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April 15 may be the day that frequently gets circled on calendars as tax day, but when it comes to local taxes, the real action happens during the summer season. Cities, counties and school districts are all now crunching

numbers to determine what property tax rates will need to be for the coming year. It is budget time, and there is no shortage of big-ticket items looming that could have major property tax implications. At Lawrence City Hall, there’s talk of a $30 million police headquarters building, at the Douglas County Court-

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Is there a Dad Divide to go with Mommy Wars? NEW YORK — Hey, Mr. Mom. What’s up, Workaholic? Whether they say it out loud or acknowledge it at all, that workhome divide traditionally reserved for the Mommy Wars can also rear between dads who go off to the office every day and the kind in the trenches with the kids. There are bound to be rifts, given the growing league of dads staying home at least part time. But do the paths of work dads and home dads intertwine enough to make them care quite so deeply as the ladies? How exactly are they perceived, not by researchers or journalists, but by each other? “To be a stay-at-home dad requires a lot of confidence in who you are,” said Paxton Helms, 41, in Washington, D.C.

How Lawrence stacks up in property taxes By Chad Lawhorn

TOPEKA — Redistricting may have produced a brief surge of business for moving companies. At least a half-dozen legislators recently moved to establish residency in newly drawn districts. The strategy has produced some criticism. Caleb Correll, a Democratic candidate for the state House from Ottawa, called new Ottawan TerriLois Gregory, a Republican who had been a legislator from Baldwin City, a “carpetbagger.” But Secretary of State Kris Kobach Gregory said Gregory’s pivot into another district is permissible. He said the Legislature hasn’t imposed any time limits on how long a person must have lived in the district before attempting to run for office from there. Moving boxes were hauled out after June 7 when a panel of three federal judges issued its order, redrawing the boundaries for congressional, legislative and State Board of Education districts after the Legislature failed to fulfill this responsibility that comes every 10 years to adjust districts to accommodate population shifts. The new lines erased a halfcentury of gerrymandering and

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Bonnie R. Barnett, Services for Robin D. Leach, 72, Lawrence, are pending Bonner Springs, and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. 83, formerly of Linwood He died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at KU Medical Center. and Centerview, MO, went to her heavenly home surrounded by her AYNE CHULENBERG family on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Shawnee Services for Gordon Wayne Schulenberg, 70, Mission Medical Center Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by in Merriam. Warren-McElwain Mortuary. He died June 15, 2012. She was born September 22, 1928 at Kanona, KS., the daughter of Ora Erl and Alta Maye Worley EO AHLEM Barratt. A 1946 graduate of Linwood High School, she A Mass of Christian Burial for Leo G. Dahlem, 82, was a homemaker and had Eudora are pending and will be announced by Warren- also served as a telephone McElwain Mortuary. Leo died June 16, 2012. operator for the Linwood Telephone Company. She was a member of the Elm Grove Baptist LETA EYNOLDS Church. She was married to James Hobart Barnett Aleta A. Reynolds, 91, a Northland resident of Kansas on September 15, 1948 at City, MO passed away peacefully on the morning of Linwood, he preceded her in death on April 6, 2007. Saturday, June 16, 2012 at NorthCare Hospice House. She is survived by four sons, Ed (Connie) Barnett, Seattle, WA., Jerry (Sue) MMA EAN AYLOR Barnett, Bonner Springs, Tom (Karen) Barnett, Nortonville, Joe (Cindy) Funeral services for Barnett, Lawrence, Emma Jean Taylor, 90, three daughters, Larinda Eudora, KS, will be held (Byron) McConnaughey, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, Linwood, Patty (Mark) 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. She died on Friday, June 15, 2012 at Eudora Medicalodges. Emma was born on CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A April 13, 1922 in rural Eudora; three Johnson County near Janet), Barclay Olathe, the daughter of grandchildren; Angela of 30,000 people or more. Ernest G. and Emma Richardson, Here’s how Lawrence’s city Richardson Fox, Tiffany Kresin Hirning. property tax rate stacks up: She was a resident of Taylor Bishop, five great (And remember, a mill is $1 grandchildren; one step Eudora since 1947. in property tax for every, She was an employee great grandchild, and one $1,000 of assessed valuasister, Lutie Davidson, of the US Postal Service tion. But don’t worry, we’ll for twenty six years being Oklahoma City, OK. She talk about that more in a was also preceded in the Eudora postmistress bit.) for twenty two of those death by one grandson, 1. Overland Park: 12.814 Chad Marvin Taylor, two years until she retired mills sisters, one brother, and September of 1985. 2. Leawood: 24.393 mills Emma was a member her parents. 3. Olathe: 24.689 mills The family will greet of the St. Paul’s United 4. Shawnee: 24.732 mills friends on Monday from Church of Christ in 5. Salina: 26.272 mills 6:30 p.m. 8 p.m. at Eudora. She was also a 6. Lawrence: 28.612 mills Warren-McElwain member of the Golden the 7. Lenexa: 29.635 mills Mortuary – Eudora Chapel Agers of Eudora, Jolly 8. Wichita: 32.360 mills Dozen Pinochle Club, in Eudora. 9. Topeka: 32.928 mills The family suggests Happy Seamstress Club, 10. Hutchinson: 41.412 Good Sam Camping Club, memorials in her name mills to the St. Paul’s United Cedar Creek Camping 11. Manhattan: 42.156 Club, National Association Church of Christ, Eudora, mills KS or to the American of Retired Federal 12. Kansas City: 45.267 Employees, and she was a Heart Association and mills may be sent in care of the former 4-H Leader. 13. Leavenworth: 49.373 She married Charles mortuary. mills Online condolences Marvin Taylor on March 30, 1941 in Yuma, AZ. He may be sent to www. Counties preceded her in death warrenmcelwain.com. For our county comPlease sign this January 9, 1997. parison, we look at the five guestbook at Obituaries. Survivors include largest counties in the state, one daughter, Valerie LJWorld.com. plus Riley County, home to Richardson, (husband, Kansas State University. Dwane), Eudora; one son, 1. Johnson County: 17.7 Larry M. Taylor, (wife, mills

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ROWENA J. NEHRBASS PINE Memorial services for Rowena J. Nehrbass Pine, 84, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, KS. She died on Friday, June 15, 2012. Rowena was born on March 16, 1928 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Herbert Christian and Rose Viola Hammig Nehrbass. She lived in Lawrence most of her life. Rowena began serving on staff of the First United Methodist Church in 1960. She was consecrated as a Diaconal Minister at the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. She served in that capacity from 1981 – 1993. She then accepted a position as the Chaplain at the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor from 1996 until she retired in 2004. She received COSROW recognition from the United Methodist Church. In 2003, she was installed as Diaconal Minister Emerita of First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, Phi Mu Sorority, Kappa Phi, (Legion of Light member). She belonged to several bridge groups, and was a member of Chapter CW of the PEO Sisterhood. She married Kenneth

C. Pine on January 28, 1949 in Lawrence. He survives of the home. Other survivors include one daughter, Penny Lynn Pine Hemphill, and husband, Charles, Lawrence; two grandchildren, Sarah Louise Taylor, and husband, Jeremy, Denver, CO, Samuel Hunter Hemphill, Lawrence, two step-great grandchildren; one sister, Joyce Nehrbass Elliott, and husband, Carl, Pasadena, TX; and one brother, Carl Nehrbass, and wife, Helen, Sherman, TX. The family suggests memorials in her name to the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence or to the St. Andrew’s Society and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www. warrenmcelwain.com. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

2. Sedgwick County: 29.428 mills 3. Riley County: 34.782 mills 4. Douglas County: 35.773 mills 5. Wyandotte County: 36.399 mills 6. Shawnee: 43.165 mills

School districts When it comes to property taxes, it is a fact school districts are the big players. State law essentially makes property taxes the only funding source available to school districts, while cities and counties both can rely on sales taxes. That makes property taxes for school districts a frequent complaint for property owners. But just how does Lawrence’s school property taxes stack up against other large-city districts? Well, we just happen to have this list: 1. USD 345 Seaman Topeka: 51.237 mills 2. USD 450 Shawnee Heights Topeka: 52.004 mills 3. USD 437 Auburn Washburn Topeka: 53.152 mills 4. USD 512 Shawnee Mission Johnson County: 56.153 mills 5. USD 501 Topeka: 56.307 mills 6. USD 259 Wichita: 57.017 mills 7. USD 203 Piper Kansas City: 57.988 mills 8. USD 497 Lawrence: 59.438 mills 9. USD 500 Kansas City: 68.248 mills 10. USD 202 Turner Kansas City: 69.463 mills 11. USD 233 Olathe: 69.924 mills 12. USD 229 Blue Valley Johnson County: 72.828 mills

Elmer, Eudora, Toni (Jim) Erickson, Lone Jack, MO., one brother, Arthur Lee Barratt, Boise ID., one sister, Alta Showalter, Bellevue, ID., 21 grandchildren, and 38 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one grandson, David Barnett, one greatgranddaughter, Madilyn Coy Barnett, and two brothers, Jr. Barratt, and Tom Barratt. Funeral Services will be at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the Elm Grove Baptist Church, rural Bonner Springs. Burial will be at Leavenworth V.A. National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday at the Elm Grove Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the Church Building Fund in care of the Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066. Condolences may be made at www. barnettfamilyfh.com. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

Total tax rates We could make you get out your abacus and add all this up, but that seems mean. Here’s a look at the total mill levies — meaning city, county, school district and other miscellaneous property taxes — for the 13 largest cities in the state: 1. Overland Park: 118.841 2. Wichita: 120.906 3. Salina: 124.614 4. Shawnee: 124.646 5. Lawrence: 125.160 6. Olathe: 129.779 7. Leawood: 130.090 8. Lenexa: 130.418 9. Manhattan: 131.686 10. Leavenworth: 144.677 11. Topeka: 151.270 12. Hutchinson: 165.022 13. Kansas City: 178.402

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Phantom cow hides near golf course BONNER SPRINGS (AP) — A cow has taken up residence at a northeast Kansas golf course since escaping a cattle truck accident six weeks ago. Nicknamed Bessie, the animal spends its time hiding in the woods surrounding the Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs, leaving behind droppings and drinking from the ponds. Try as they might, no one has managed to catch the cow. Course golf professional Jeff Johnson told The Kansas City Star that she’s “one happy cow.” Bessie also is a survivor. The cow was one of dozens being transported from a Carrollton, Mo., farm to a Kansas feed yard in late April when the truck drove off an Interstate 70 bridge. The truck tore up nearly 200 feet of guardrail, fell to the street below the bridge and burst into flames, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The injured driver died two weeks later. Bessie was the only cow to escape. After spending some time hiding behind a stone wall near the course, she emerged a few days later for food and water. The Bonner Springs Police Department, Wyandotte County park rangers and the course’s maintenance staff descended en masse but failed to capture her. Johnson said hoofprints suggest that Bessie seems content to hang out in the leafy outskirts of the property. “I think it’s scared of the greens,” he said. “It takes a couple steps and then it backs off.” A cattleman who is a friend of the course offered up a pen to capture the cow. The pen is equipped with a bucket of corn, water and a salt lick. “We think the deer are eating more of the corn than the cow is,” Johnson said, laughing. He added: “We think it’s running with the deer at night to keep from getting too lonely.”

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The Average Joe test Here’s the thing about property taxes: They’re all relative. Your total tax bill depends on both the mill Facebook.com/LJWorld levy rate and the value of Twitter.com/LJWorld your house. Property values, obviously, vary quite a bit from community to community. But beyond those factors, there’s also the average wages in your community, which help SATURDAY’S POWERBALL determine how much most 8 14 15 16 27 (26) folks can reasonably pay in FRIDAY’S MEGA MILLIONS taxes. So, this test tries to 8 12 18 30 40 (4) combine all those factors. SATURDAY’S HOT LOTTO What we’ve done is take SIZZLER the average home price for 6 18 24 28 34 (19) each city as determined by SATURDAY’S SUPER the 2010 American ComKANSAS CASH munity Survey, which is a 3 4 7 8 13 (7) product of the U.S. Census SATURDAY’S KANSAS 2BY2 Bureau. We then looked Red: 22 23; White: 13 18 at the average wage paid SATURDAY’S KANSAS PICK 3 to people in each commu2 6 9 www.ljworld.com nity. With wages, we used American Community Survey data that represents Generally, do dads the average earnings of get the short shrift full-time, year-round workers. That’s our attempt to on Father’s Day comtry to factor out the large pared to moms on number of student workers Mother’s Day? in Lawrence, who normally are paid quite a bit less than full-time workers. The dol- !"Yes lar numbers below are the !"No taxes paid on an averagevalued home. Then we !"Not sure calculated how large of a percentage those taxes are Go to LJWorld.com to compared with an Average cast your vote. Joe (or Jane’s) annual earnings. Here’s a look: 1. Wichita: $1,547 in taxDo something today that you’ll es; 4.0 percent of earnings 2. Olathe: $2,884; 4.3 always be remembered for. percent 3. Salina: $1,572; 4.5 percent 4. Topeka: $1,638; 4.5 percent 5. Hutchinson: $1,639; Make an appointment to 4.9 percent preplan your services. 6. Kansas City: $1,938; 5.1 percent Lawrence 843-1120 • Eudora 542-3030 7. Lenexa: $3,226; 5.2 www.warrenmcelwain.com percent 8. Overland Park: $3,043; 5.5 percent 9. Shawnee: $2,846; 5.6 percent 10. Leavenworth: $2,066; 5.7 percent 11. Lawrence: $2,488; 5.8 percent 12. Manhattan: $2,480; 7.1 percent 13. Leawood: $5,753; 8.3 percent — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362.

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The ramifications of this are really Martin Dickinson, a something.” srothschild@ljworld.com

Kansas University law professor and nationally recognized authority in tax law, said Saturday the tax cuts Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law will benefit the wealthy, produce revenue shortfalls and possibly prompt gaming of the tax system. Asked if the tax cuts would lead to economic prosperity, as Brownback has promised, Dickinson said the tax cuts were pushed by supply-side Brownback economists. “Personally, I’m not much of a believer,” Dickinson told a crowd of about 100 people at the Douglas County Democratic Party meeting at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Brownback, a conservative Republican, made tax cuts the centerpiece of the 2012 legislative session. The bill he signed will cut the individual income tax rates of 6.45 percent, 6.25 percent and 3.5 percent to just two rates at 4.9 percent and 3 percent. It will also eliminate state income taxes for the owners of partnerships, S

— Martin Dickinson, a Kansas University law professor and nationally recognized authority in tax law, about the business tax changes corporations and limited liability companies. In addition, it exempts from taxes income from farms, royalties on minerals, oil, gas copyrights and patent, and real estate rental income. “The ramifications of this are really something,” Dickinson said about the business tax changes. For example, he said, in a partnership of physicians, the physicians won’t pay state income taxes under the new law, but the nurses, lab techs and clerical workers will continue to pay income taxes. Brownback has said the changes will stimulate the economy like an adrenaline shot to the heart. He said that the tax cuts will create 22,900 new jobs, give $2 billion more in disposable income to Kansans and increase population by 35,740, in addition to normal population growth.

Felines and friends gather for cat club’s annual show By Chansi Long clong@ljworld.com

In a show shelter sits a white cat named Bipolar Bear, a Maine coon with a long body and a shiny coat. Owner Chris Buck scoops her out to pet her. The cat is pleased, purring. Bipolar Bear was one of 87 cats competing in Saturday’s annual Kansas City Midwest Cat Club Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. “I think the day has gone really well,” said Amy Hanson, manager of the show. “We didn’t get quite the numbers we hoped we’d get as far as entries, but the competition is good.” There were four classes of cats competing: kittens (up to 8 months), purebred adults, alters (purebred adults that have been spayed or neutered) and household cats. Those competing accrue points throughout the show season by going to different shows across the country. Those points go toward awards in the region and possibly awards from the American Cat Fanciers Association Awards from ACFA are called InterAmerican awards. “Inter-American awards are what

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MURLENE PRIEST, OF TOPEKA, JUDGES A SIAMESE CAT during the Kansas City Midwest Cat Club Show Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Nearly 90 cats competed in the annual contest, which featured four classes of cats: kittens, purebred adults, alters and household cats. See more photos from the show at Please see CATS, page 4A LJWorld.com.

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KELLY KINDSCHER, A KU PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, speaks to visitors Saturday during a tour of the Kansas University Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden, located at 1865 East 1600 Road.

Garden tour aims to grow awareness of plants’ potential In addition to being clong@ljworld.com excited about the turnout, Kindscher was also Johanna Mehl and Nici excited about the reAshner are textiles ma- search program’s recent jors at Kansas University. discovery. In March, the But textiles majors or not, program found new comthey spend a lot of time pounds in a native plant gardening. called the wild tomatillo. Mehl and Ashner tend The compounds have plants that produce dyes: been proven to reduce sunflowers, indigo flowers cancer tumor size. The and madder. These plants tomatillo is just one shinand many others are ing example that cultivated by KU plants have value, students at the NaKindscher said, and tive Medicinal Plant there are many othResearch Garden, ers. And he hoped which had its annual people would walk public tour Saturaway with greater KANSAS day. about UNIVERSITY awareness The medicinal how plants can be garden is a part of the KU used. Native Medicinal Plant One such person was Research Program. About Seth Cole, who has a gar80 people came to the den at home chock-full two-hour tour. of tomatoes, okra and “There were people vines. milling around before I “I’ve been really into even got here,” said Kelly gardening, and obviously Kindscher, a professor of the benefits of that are imenvironmental studies, mediate; you see the food, who led the tour. “We’re but this is more in-depth really pleased that we now study,” Cole said. “It‘s have something the public kind of neat to be able to is appreciating and people identify a wild plant and are coming out.” know what it can do.”

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!"Wes Crenshaw, psychologist and co-author of the Double Take column in the Lawrence JournalWorld, has resigned his employment with the Family Therapy Institute Midwest to form his own practice in an adjacent office suite, Megan Gilliland, 2601 W. Sixth St. the city’s commu!"Dr. Bill Bayouth, nications manager, Lawrence, recently was said: According to state law, “Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway shall not ride more than two abreast, except on paths or parts of roadways set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles.” On CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A routes where a bike lane is marked, bicyclists should The tax cuts, Brownremain within the marked back said, will “help make bike lane. Kansas the best place in America to start and grow a small business.” The SOUND OFF Brownback administration has said the new law If you have a question, will leave $1.1 billion in the call 832-7297 or send pockets of Kansans during email to soundoff@ a two-year stretch. ljworld.com. “My faith is in the people of Kansas, not the government’s ability to tax and redistribute,” Brownback said when he signed the law last month. “They know better how to spend their money, and I believe they will do incredible things with it.” But Dickinson pointed to estimates by the nonBy Adam Strunk partisan Kansas Legislative Research Department Read more responses and add your thoughts at LJWorld.com that show the effects of the tax cuts will short the state treasury by $4.5 bilHow do you define lion in revenue over the art? next six years. The curAsked at rent state budget is about Clinton Lake Marina See the story, page 6A $6.6 billion annually. And the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy has stated that the bottom 20 percent of income earners will pay more taxes while the top 1 percent will see the greatest percentage tax cut. Low-income Kansans will be hit by other aspects of Brownback’s tax bill, which does away with the food sales tax refund and

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a property tax refund for renters. Kansas will join Alabama and Mississippi as the only states that charge sales tax on food and provide no food sales tax rebate for poor people, he said. Dickinson said that in discussions he has had with two law firms, lawyers predict “the gaming here will be massive” because businesses will reorganize to avoid paying state taxes. In addition, income earned by independent contractors will be tax exempt. “There will be employers in Kansas who will have employees come to them and say, ‘I want to be an independent contractor,’” Dickinson said. A person in the audience asked what can be done about this law. State Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence, said that even if opponents of the tax plan picked up legislative seats in the next election and were able to amend the law, “the more difficult thing is having a governor who will sign those changes.” Ed Quick, chairman of the Douglas County Democratic Party, said it may take having to elect a new governor in the next gubernatorial election in 2014. “The more people in Kansas learn about this, there will be an uprising, perhaps,” he said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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WINNERS AND LOSERS KU professor Martin Dickinson’s analysis of the state tax cuts signed into law by Gov. Sam Brownback. Losers: Employees: Tax rates lowered but employees will carry an increased share of the overall tax burden. Children awaiting adoption: Adoption credit repealed. Working parents: Credit for child care credit repealed. Seniors: Deduction for long-term care insurance repealed. Low-income persons: Food sales tax refund repealed. Low-income renters: Property tax refund for renters repealed.

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THREE BRITISH SHORT-HAIR CATS play during the show on Saturday. AT LEFT, Chris Buck plays with her 4-month-old Maine coon cat named Bipolar Bear.

Alan Johnson, retired, Overbrook “Art is in the eye of the beholder. What’s art to some people might be junk to someone else. Who am I to say what art is?”

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Haley Oehlert, dental assistant, Eudora, “If I can relate to it and it tells a story, it is art.”

you strive for when you’re showing a cat,” Hanson said. Hanson started showing cats 10 years ago. Her first was in the household pet category, a rescue cat that was white with a brown tabby splotch on his back and tail. “You don’t have to have a purebred cat to compete in shows,” Hanson said. “A lot of people get involved with the household pet class and graduate into pure breeds.” There were 19 breeds at Saturday’s show. Among them was Brisa (pronounced Bree Sa), an Australian Mist, one of 12 in the United States. Gary Morke and his wife, Candy Rishavis, are her owners. Brisa had won second and third place in the kitten category. It was her first show, and she

Some cats really thrive on this; they love people handling them.” — Candy Rishavis, owner of Brisa, an Australian Mist who competed in the K.C. Midwest Cat Club Show on Saturday was reacting well — a sign she’ll be showing again. “Some cats really thrive on this; they love people handling them,” Rishavis said. “I’ve got a couple at home you can’t show. .. They just don’t thrive in this environment, and we don’t show if they don’t want to come.” Most of the cats seemed to enjoy the show as much as their owners. It was only Bipolar Bear’s second show, but he was as content and comfortable as if he were at home. “He thinks this is cool,” Buck said. “It’s fun. He purrs. He likes everything about this.”

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program that helps at-risk youths. Freese, who is 18 years old, said the program taught her responsibility, determination and teamwork. She gained confidence, work experience and a family of friends. “It has changed my life,” she said. It was for the Van Go program that about 550 people gathered Saturday night at Clinton Lake Marina. Eliza Nichols, event organizer, guessed that the event had raised a record $100,000 in funds. At the event, called What Floats Your Boat, organizers auctioned off 22 different items, ranging from paintings to parasols, bird baths to benches. “I really, really like this event because it’s about the community more than it’s about Van Go,” Freese said. “It’s about getting people together and supporting a good cause.” Program participants built and painted the majority of the items, with some selling for as much as $4,100. Freese said that seeing how much people are willing to pay for art provides a boost of confidence. “It’s really cool to see your artwork being sold for that much money,” she said. While program members made many of the items, others were donated, such as a piece painted during the event by local artist Stan Herd. Herd said that he was glad to help a program

— Hailey Freese, a Van Go program participant that gets youths in touch with their artistic sides. “I am amazed at all the things Van Go does,” he said. Community donations did not stop at auction items. Local Burger donated vegetarian food for the meal, and stores like Kohl’s and Office Depot provided employees as some of the 50 volunteers who worked the evening. All of the money raised goes back into the program, located at 715 N.J. Van Go currently serves 22 people ages 14-21. All participants either live below poverty, have mental diagnoses or are specialneeds students. Much of the program focuses on woodworking, painting and mosaic creation. Van Go, which is in its 15th year, provides a social worker as well as a creative director to help participants and direct them in the creation of their art. Freese said the program teaches teamwork and how to give constructive criticism. Participants often work in teams, and those who stand out become team leaders. Freese, who has participated in the program for two years, is one of these leaders, something she says she will put on her resume when heading off to Johnson County Community College next year.

The state’s long-term plan to turn Kansas Highway 7 into a freeway may face some opposition from farther south, but a development official said Thursday that it would mean only good things for Leavenworth County. Steve Jack, executive director of the Leavenworth County Development Corporation, said at an LCDC board meeting Thursday that faster-moving traffic on K-7 would make it easier for the organization to attract new businesses. “It is important for us to have a free flow of traffic,” Jack said. One of LCDC’s struggles in convincing companies to come to Leavenworth County is alleviating their fears that it’s just too far from the heart of the Kansas City area, Jack said. Better access from the south, he said, would certainly help. “Not only do they not consider us a part of the metro area, which we do,” Jack said, “but as a part of it, we’re the part that’s too hard to get to.” In fact, later in the meeting, Jack said one prospective business, located on the Missouri side of the Kansas City area, had ruled out Leavenworth County as a new spot because it would make for too long a commute for its employees. “It would have been a great project,” Jack said.

2 inmates escape from Winfield facility WINFIELD — Two inmates have escaped from the Winfield Correctional Facility in south-central Kansas. The Kansas Department of Corrections said in a news release that 52-year-old Robert Cook and 48-year-old Frank Crutchfield were identified as missing Saturday afternoon. The 5-foot-10-inch, 225 pound Cook was last seen driving a white one-ton box truck used to transport food from a kitchen to the inmate dining room. He has convictions for burglary and theft out of Harvey County, Cowley County and Butler County, aggravated indecent solicitation out of Pratt County and an aggravated escape conviction from 1983 out of Sedgwick County. The 5-foot-11-inch, 231 pound Crutchfield is serving time for multiple burglaries, thefts and criminal damage to property out of Sedgwick County and an aggravated escape from custody in 1983 from Shawnee County.

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Road work planned this week Lawrence City construction projects are now mapped at http://lawks.us/construction-map. !" Traffic heading in both directions on the 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Avenue will be redirected as crews work to demolish the bridge. Completion: November 2012. !" Northbound traffic will be restricted to one lane on North Third Street near the Kansas Turnpike entrance. Completion: June 2012. ! Water lines will be replaced along 23rd Street from approximately Barker Avenue to just east of the Douglas County maintenance yard, 711 E. 23rd St. Sanitary sewer piping will be reconstructed along the Burroughs Creek alignment north and south of East 23rd Street. These projects will close North Perimeter Road and East 23rd Street Frontage Road throughout construction. Completion: June 2012.

!" The northbound Kansas River bridge will have its inside lane closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday until June 29. Both lanes will be open outside of construction hours. ! The outside lane of eastbound traffic on Sixth Street from Monterey Way to Kasold Drive will be closed. Crews will also be working on installing an eastbound right-turn lane at Sixth and Kasold. Completion: Aug. 10. ! The outside eastand westbound lanes of Sixth Street from Iowa to Monterey Way will be closed with work happening between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Crews will be replacing the curb and gutters on Sixth and installing a right turn lane at Sixth and Kasold. Completion: by Aug. 10. ! The Kansas River levee is closed for construction of Bowersock Mills and Power Co.’s

new plant on the north bank. Users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012.

Baldwin City ! County Road 1055 (also known as Sixth Street) between U.S. Highway 56 (Ames Street) and Firetree Avenue will be closed. It will likely stay closed through July, but there will be a marked detour. East 1900 Road ! County Road 1057/ East 1900 Road is closed between the Kansas Highway 10 interchange and County Road 458/ North 1000 Road. A marked detour is provided. Completion: November 2012. U.S. Highway 59 !" North 200 Road is closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012.

Jack spoke after two planners from the Kansas Department of Transportation gave LCDC board members an update on the K-7 plans, which have run into opposition from the cities of Bonner Springs and Olathe this year. Planner Thomas Dow said the highway was important to other communities along its path, too, as the only highway to connect Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Johnson and Miami counties. “You could almost imagine it as a spine for the Kansas side of the metro area,” Dow said. One problem, though, is that some Bonner Springs leaders think that taking out the highway’s stoplights in favor of interchanges would result in fewer visitors to the businesses along the road. Bonner Springs officials began questioning their involvement after Olathe earlier this year pulled out of a 2006 agreement with the state to support the freeway plan. Planner David Gurss told LCDC board members that Olathe could come around and support the plan with some different conditions, but even if that doesn’t happen, it would have little effect on traffic on the highway’s north end. “KDOT still has the position that a freeway is needed through the north end, even if Olathe doesn’t want to move forward,” Gurss said.

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He became one about four years ago, when his daughter was 3 months old. A son followed and he now takes part-time contracts as an international development consultant, with flexible hours. His wife also works part time. “The strangest thing that ever happened to me as a (stay-at-home dad) was riding on the Metro with both my kids and a guy asking me, ‘So where’s Mom?’ I couldn’t even think why in the world somebody would be asking me that question, so I couldn’t even muster an answer,” he said.

Suspicion over wives, layoffs Other at-home dads worry about jealousy from working brethren (What are they really thinking about all that time spent with the women?). Or suspicion that they’re out of work. And dads on both sides of the divide report the occasional cold shoulder. “It seems that they try to avoid me or don’t want to talk about what life is like for them,” said dad-of-one Donald DeLong, 55, a Bloomfield Township, Mich., attorney who acknowledges a “deeply rooted need to work and ‘earn a living.’” “When I do talk to them, the topics stay guy-safe. That is, sports, cars. After all we’re both still guys. We don’t talk about that sensitive touchy-feely stuff.” Other at-home dads, those by choice or pushed out of the job market, said they’ve endured some snark, but they consider it more of a dad-on-dad discomfort than a serious divide. Martin Weckerlein, 33, is among them. He simply doesn’t have the time to care. He was a tank commander in the Germany military, then a bank worker for six years before he gave it up to be an at-home for his three kids, ages 8, 3 and 9 months. The family lives in suburban Washington, D.C., where his wife

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THIS UNDATED IMAGE provided by Lionsgate shows Chris Rock, left, and Tom Lennon with children in a scene from the movie “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.” A growing league of dads are staying home, at least part time. Some at-home dads, those by choice or pushed out of the job market, said they’ve endured some snark by their working brethren, but they consider it more of a dad-on-dad discomfort than a serious divide. has a government job. “When I’m with other dads who are my age, whether they work or stay at home, they tend to be pretty accepting and even curious as to how that works that we can afford me staying home, what I do during the day with the kids, and they say it must be nice to have that time,” he said. “When I am talking with men who aren’t fathers or who are older, their questions usually focus on what my career goals are after I am done being home with my kids. They seem to assume this is only a temporary thing for our family, a pause in my career for a few years, instead of an investment in our family,” Weckerlein explained.

The stereotypes Yes, Mr. Mom comes up, the newest iteration in the shape of Chris Rock and his goofy band of dads with infants strapped to their chests in the movie “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.” It’s been nearly 30 years since Michael Keaton was that guy on screen, setting the kitchen on fire and making his kids miserable in “Mr. Mom,” but the lingering moniker feels more like yesterday for Weckerlein and other at-home dads. “I hate that phrase, Mr. Mom. I can’t imagine my wife going into the office and saying, ‘Hi everyone,

it’s Mrs. Dad,’” said Dan Zevin, a humorist, at-home dad to two and author of a new book, “Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad.” In Boston, 32-year-old Nolan Kido is no stereotype. He’s the exhausted at-home dad of an 11-weekold daughter as his wife completes her dental education. He deferred work on his doctoral degree in accounting after doing some recession-era math: his earning power versus her earning power in the face of more than $360,000 in student loans. “At the very beginning they were a little weirded out, like what do we talk about, what’s the common themes, but now the impression that I get more is actually jealousy,” he said of his working dad friends. “It’s not, like, mean kinds of things but just, ‘Oh, I wish I could stay home’ or ‘Oh, I’d love to go to that park.’” The number of at-home dads who are primary caregivers for their children reached nearly 2 million in 2010, or one in 15 fathers, according to one estimate. Al Watts, president of the National At-Home Dad Network, believes a more accurate count is about 7 million, using broader definitions that include part-time workers. That amounts to one-third of married fathers in the U.S.

Most, he said, want to be there, as opposed to the kind who never thought about it until the ax fell on CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A their careers. And more often than women, they resulted in dozens of legdo earn a bit of income at islators occupying the same districts and many the same time, he said. districts without incumCould they do it? bents. And the judges Watts, in Omaha, has made no change to the been home with kids for noon June 11 deadline to a decade, since the oldest file for a candidacy. of his four was a baby. He Gregory’s 10th House sees a subtle shift in at- District was placed entitudes emanating from tirely in Douglas County working dads. and became less Republi“Eight years ago, one can than before. of my wife’s customers, Gregory said the move when he found out that to the 59th District was I was an at-home dad he natural for personal and said, ‘Oh you know, I’d re- political reasons. She had ally love to do that.’ I knew represented part of Frankwhat he really meant was lin County before and was that he assumed he could “trying to be a good team then just hang out at home player with the Republiand play video games and can Party,” she said. watch TV and not have She said that means she to go to work anymore,” had helped line up a GOP Watts said. candidate in the 10th — “Now when I have Erica Anderson of Baldthose conversations, win City who will face they’re generally like, Democrat John Wilson of ‘You know, I really wish Lawrence in the NovemI could do that. But then ber general election. they find out I have four Gregory also said that kids and they’re like, moving to Ottawa will ‘Well, I couldn’t do that!’” allow her next year to The raised eyebrows, move into an apartment pregnant pauses and need complex called Washburn to hide their real inter- Towers that is reserved ests — shopping, crossing for people 55 and older. guard duty, laundry — for more generic work-dad Moving right along The new district maps friendly fare is tedious sometimes for Trey Park- prompted several other leger, 32, in the Atlanta sub- islators to pack their bags. Melanie Meier, a Demourb of Alpharetta. With a full-time work- crat who represented the ing wife and two boys, 40th House District in Leavages 2 and 9 months to enworth, was placed in the care for, a trip to Costco 42nd with state Rep. Conholds more allure than nie O’Brien, R-Tonganoxie, last night’s game or chat- under the new map. She has decided to move to the 41st, ter about sales quotas. “It’s a little harder to also in Leavenworth, where speak with guys who are she will live across the street corporate dads,” Parker from a home she is remodsaid. “At Christmas par- eling. In that district, Meier ties and stuff like that, will face the winner of the there’s absolutely noth- GOP matchup between ing in common with them. state Rep. Jana Goodman They’re either talking and Mark Preisinger, both of about sports or whatever Leavenworth. State Rep. Clark Shultz sales or whatnot they have going on at the office, and moved from Lindsborg to you can’t comment on any McPherson to stay in the of that stuff. You’re natu- 73rd House District. The rally drawn to the women new maps had drawn his because they’re talking Lindsborg residence into about the kids and the the 108th District. He is using the McPherson adfamily.”

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dress of an apartment that was recently leased to his school-teacher daughter. Another move that has drawn attention is in Hutchinson where veteran legislator Jan Pauls awoke June 8 to find her home had been placed in a different district than the one she had been representing. So Pauls, a Democrat, filed back in her old district using the address of a church she and her husband, Ron, had bought and were renovating. That move has been opposed by the Kansas Equality Coalition, a gay rights group that has often opposed Pauls for her political stances against homosexuals. Thomas Witt, executive director of the KEC, said Pauls is falsely claiming that she lives in the church; Pauls says otherwise, and the issue will be considered in a candidacy challenge before the State Objections Board on Tuesday. The board is composed of Kobach, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and Attorney General Derek Schmidt, all Republicans. Another area of controversy that will be hashed out before the Objections Board is a challenge over Kobach’s decision to reassign about 80 candidates into different districts from the ones they had filed. This was done to match their new districts under the new maps. Some have said Kobach doesn’t have the authority to do that. John Alcala, who is running for the 57th House District, said the Republican in the race, Aimee Rosenow, filed in the 53rd District. When the maps were redrawn, Kobach placed her in the 57th District. Alcala said that isn’t right. “Election laws should be applied fairly and evenly and not based on who you know in high places,” Alcala said in a letter to Kobach. His letter included a photograph from Rosenow’s website that shows her and Kobach together at a political function.


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“She had taken a sleeping pill that was prescribed for her.” Then, he woke up to the sound of someone pounding on the front door of their home. It was the police. Ziegler had died about 2:20 a.m. She drove her car around some crossing gates and onto the railroad tracks, where she was hit by a train in North Lawrence. !"!"!

Postpartum psychosis is a rare illness compared with occurrences of postpartum depression or anxiety. Postpartum psychosis is diagnosed in about 1 to 2 of every 1,000 deliveries, and of those only 4 percent go on to commit infanticide or suicide. “Aimee is a rare statisNick Krug/Journal-World Photos tic,” said Meeka Centimano, a therapist who is a ELLIOT POLSON, 6 MONTHS, LEANS HIS HEAD AGAINST FATHER, AARON POLSON, as Aaron fixes a nighttime bottle founder of the Pregnancy June 7 in their home. Aaron is taking care of his three children after his wife, Aimee Ziegler, killed herself after sufferand Postpartum Resource ing from postpartum disorders for eight years. BELOW LEFT: Aaron laughs with his son Max as he reads the 6-year-old a story before bed June 7. BELOW RIGHT: Aaron employs some theatrics to get Elliot to open wide for a bite May 30 Center in Kansas City. in their Lawrence home. Among symptoms of psychosis are delusions or strange beliefs, hallucination, hyperactivity, paranoia and rapid mood swings. Women who suffer a psychotic episode are experiencing a break from reality. In their psychotic episode, the delusions make sense to them and seem meaningful. “Psychosis can be tricky. There can be times when mom seems really connected, and then there are periods where she becomes very disoriented “I didn’t know, but I was and isn’t making sense. pieces and take just a pretty sure she would It can be really hard to piece. Polson said that know what you are lookwas a point of contention need help because she Melissa Hoffman, a group meets from 6 p.m. to had so much trouble with ing at,” Centimano said. for them. registered nurse, facilitates 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Lawthe other two.” She said psychosis and Ziegler seemed OK a weekly support group rence Memorial Hospital, Everyone was on high depression are different for a while, but then her called Build Your Village 325 Maine. alert and prepared when illnesses. psychosis fired up again, for mothers suffering from For more information, Elliot was born Dec. 15. “A woman doesn’t beand she was hospitalized pregnancy and postpartum contact Hoffman at 505“She promised me come depressed and then a few months later. Polson adjustment challenges. The 3081. in the hospital. I still becomes so severely derecalled taking her to see remember making her pressed that she becomes a psychiatrist. He said psychotic. They are two that, but it was good.” Ziegler thought there were promise me that she was going to take the meds,” parallel paths, and they She was there for unmarked police cars that he said. are very different. It’s about a week, and they were waiting for them. But she didn’t. different mechanisms in prescribed medication. “That was a pretty Heather Coates recalled Four days after Eltheir brains.” She also began attendscary time, and I wonmeeting her for lunch liot was born, Max was ing a postpartum support dered if she would while she was on mater!"!"! diagnosed with Crohn’s group in Kansas City. recover,” he said. During an interview nity leave. disease, an inflammatory Polson said she recov“Aimee was someone in his Lawrence home, “She was so happy and ered “pretty well” but bowel disease, at Chilwho was just full of life Polson talked frankly so excited to be a mothdren’s Mercy Hospital in wasn’t the same. and was the center of about his relationship er,” she said. “Aimee was Kansas City, Mo. what was going on. She !"!"! with his wife, her illness always a good storyteller, “She made it through was just vibrant, and that Their second son, Max, was gone. I mean, that and how he’s coping with and there was lots of that,” Polson said. was born in April 2006, her death. laughter.” A few months later, was gone at home and “I cried a lot, especially But her mood gradually and Polson said he had a around me. Whatever she Ziegler returned to work, lot of trepidation. early on,” Polson said. “I changed. Coates noticed had left, she used it when and Polson said she “The summer was yelled a lot — not around she wasn’t smiling as seemed OK until a few she was around other great. I was thinking, the kids. I would have much, and she would be days before she died. She people.” ‘Maybe we are going to be grandma watch the kids, at a loss for words. It beFree State High School had called and said she and then I would get in came hard for her to take OK,’” he said. was going to stop at a principal Ed West deZiegler was scheduled the car and go out to the care of Owen. scribed Ziegler as the go- fast-food restaurant and lake and just yell.” “It was like she couldn’t to return to work Aug. to person on many issues, asked what everyone 1, but she didn’t make it. Polson, 37, said he met respond to all of his wanted. especially ones dealing She had been up the night with mental health or atZiegler through a muneeds,” Coates said. “When she brought the before pacing and called tual friend, and he had to Six months after Owen food in, I could tell somerisk youth. her parents around 5 a.m. pursue her because she was born, Polson noticed thing was wrong,” he said. “She was energetic, and told them, “We’re was working full time and that his wife was anxious “She said, ‘I need to talk positive. Everybody just free.” Then, she went into loved her for her energy coaching several sports. and had trouble sleeping to you.’” “It was the old-fashand focusing. That May, he the bedroom and shook They went outside, and and disposition and ationed I had to chase her graduated from KU with a Polson to wake him up. titude, and she was a suc- he saw the familiar signs. down,” he said. “Aimee master’s degree, and that’s She said, “We’re free cessful guidance counsel- Then, she started to tell Aaron. We’re free.” was a very driven person. when he noticed a signifihim about someone who or. She worked real well It was her first psychot- for us,” West said. She was go, go, go all of cant difference. was out to get her and ic episode. the time.” “I remember walking As a guidance counsel- was going to make her “She was just gone. She or, she managed the class lose her license. She was from St. Louis down the hill, but she and had earned a degree really wasn’t there. It was was out of touch with “She said she was going schedules of between 350 reality,” he said. from the University of surreal because it was and 400 students, making to go to jail,” Polson said. He called Coates, and Missouri and then earned suppose to be a celebraHe said he was able to sure they were on course she came over to watch a master’s degree in social tion, but it wasn’t,” he reason with her unlike to graduate. the children while he work at Kansas Universaid. “She was just so knowl- times before, and they had took Ziegler to Lawrence edgeable,” he said. sity. During her last year The symptoms escaa full schedule of events Memorial Hospital’s at KU, she was an intern lated from there, Polson West said that some of the next day. He had a emergency room. Coates at Bert Nash Community said. She told him that a forensics tournament her colleagues knew she described it as scary: “I Mental Health Center co-worker was out to get suffered from depression in Wichita, and she was had never seen anyone where she helped write her and the person was scheduled to take Owen and that she was trying a grant to start a WRAP going to get her fired and like that before. She was to a soccer game and then to cope through exercise talking and walking but program. WRAP, which make her lose her liattend a baby shower that and diet. But not many, stands for Working to cense. She shared suicidal wasn’t at all herself. She she was throwing with if any, knew she suffered wasn’t making any sense Recognize Alternative thoughts. Coates and another friend. from psychosis. and was paranoid.” Possibilities, focuses on “This is tough because Coates said Ziegler was “She hid it very well,” On the way to the bringing mental health this is what happened,” late to help set up at the he said. hospital, Ziegler got out services to schools. he said. “But she talked baby shower, which was !"!"! of the car. Police found Polson grew up in Clay about going out and unusual. When she finally Polson said Ziegler her and took her home. Center, a small, central watching the trains and arrived, Coates knew Kansas town, and earned thinking about driving out Then, she pushed past the wanted a third child but something was wrong. police, Coates and Polson he didn’t, and he thought a bachelor’s degree from and just letting the train “The way she took they were taking the nec- the food out of the bag and took the children — Kansas State Univerhit her.” essary precautions. Max was 3 months, and sity, and then moved to Polson started followthat she brought in. My “I remember the day Owen was about to turn Lawrence where he first ing her to work to make heart just sunk. I could she told me,” he said 3 — into a bedroom and worked at Hastings as a sure she got there safely. tell,” Coates said. “I just about her third preglocked the door. department manager. Meanwhile, his mother thought, “Oh my God. Oh “That was traumatic. It nancy. “I just felt like After dating a couple temporarily moved to my God. Oh my God.” of years, they married on Lawrence to help care for was intense,” Polson said. someone hit me with a She knew her friend wrecking ball. It was a to- was in trouble, and she The police were able to June 16, 2001. By then, Pol- Owen. tal surprise. I just started son was an English teacher They were able to con- coax her out of the bedsaid Ziegler isolated at McLouth High School, vince Ziegler to seek help room, and then they took to cry.” herself at the shower by Polson’s mother, Joy her to the hospital. and Ziegler was a WRAP in June — nine months saying that she needed to Polson, who had helped “That was the easiest counselor at Free State after Owen was born — at feed Elliot. take care of her grandtime to get her into the High School. They enjoyed Stormont-Vail Health“Aimee left early, too, children and Ziegler over and she was searching hospital because it was their work, traveling and Care in Topeka. done involuntary,” Polson the years, decided to sell spending time with family. “My wife was a very for a reason to leave. She her house in Clay Center said. “She didn’t have a Then, they decided to start stubborn person,” he made an excuse,” Coates and move to Lawrence. choice.” one of their own. said. “She didn’t take said. “I had seen Aimee very While doctors pretime off for a headache, She said another friend !"!"! tense and not the old so she wasn’t going to do scribed medications for walked Ziegler to her car, Their first son, Owen, Aimee for a while, and anything. She didn’t want Ziegler, she often didn’t and she agreed Ziegler was born Aug. 8, 2003. it had gotten worse the take them, or she would to go to the hospital. She wasn’t OK. Coates said she Ziegler’s close friend last few years,” she said. break them into smaller didn’t want to do any of had to leave town after

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“I’ve asked myself a million times if there was more I could have done,” Polson said. “Grieving is a long process, and I am by no means through it.” He copes by writing, reading and exercising, but it’s his boys who help him get through each day. His older sons have a full slate of summer camps and classes. In their spare time, they enjoy playing basketball, going swimming and watching movies with dad. They also help take care of Elliot, their baby brother. Polson described Owen as tender-hearted and Max as a thinker. One day Max came home after studying snakes and told his dad: “You know, baby snakes don’t need their mommies.” Those moments are tough. He said they know that their mother died in a train accident and that she wasn’t feeling well. “I’m going with the best advice I have, which is to answer the questions as they come and don’t be afraid to talk about it, but don’t force it upon them when they are not ready,” he said. Coates described Polson as a wonderful father and husband. “I’ve watched him with her through her illness, and he’s just been very loving and supportive,” she said. “I just kept thinking that a lot of men would have given up because it was so hard for so long. He just wouldn’t give up. He stood by her and tried to give her everything she needed and just loved her.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt also is the editor of WellCommons.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.


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Retiree efforts Attracting more retirees to Lawrence is a positive goal, but the idea of hiring a new staff person to pursue that goal needs to be considered as part of an overall economic development strategy.

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awrence leaders are betting the city’s youthful feel might be just the attribute to draw more retirees to the community. The idea has definite potential, but city and county commissioners should think carefully about whether they want to create a new government job to oversee efforts to attract retirees. Creating a new city/county position to lead retireeattraction efforts was a major recommendation of a city/county task force studying ways to boost the community’s retiree population. It is understandable the task force would advocate for such a position. Almost any project will benefit from having an individual responsible for taking ownership of the results. But preliminary talk has suggested the new position ought to be paid for with dollars currently used to fund economic development functions. The attraction of retirees to the city should be viewed as an economic development initiative, but there already have been concerns expressed by some community leaders that current economic development funding is inadequate. If the city and county start dividing the funding pie into even more pieces, such concerns likely will grow. It is no secret that some economic development leaders have privately been talking about the need for a new sales tax or other funding mechanism to boost the available dollars for business attraction and retention efforts. Before commissioners start adding new economic development-oriented positions — such as the retiree attraction position — they ought to have a full discussion about what the future holds for new economic development funding. The prospect of attracting retirees with financial means to Lawrence is exciting. Such residents could provide a boost to Lawrence’s economy and likely would be delightful neighbors who would add to the community in many other ways, but it is the responsibility of city and county commissioners to determine how this retiree attraction effort fits into Lawrence and Douglas County’s larger economic plan and funding sources. It is important to get this right because higher taxes aren’t going to be a selling point for retirees thinking about moving to Lawrence, and higher taxes likely will be the result if commissioners choose to add positions first and plan later.

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Judicial restraint is overrated WASHINGTON — Because judicial decisions have propelled American history, and because a long-standing judicial mistake needs to be rectified, the most compelling of the many reasons for electing Mitt Romney is that presidential elections shape two of the federal government’s three branches. Conservatives, however, cannot coherently make the case for Romney as a shaper of the judicial branch until they wean themselves, and perhaps him, from excessive respect for judicial “restraint” and condemnation of “activism.” In eight years, Ronald Reagan appointed 49 percent of the federal judiciary; Bill Clinton appointed 43 percent. Clint Bolick says the power to nominate federal judges has become “the grand prize in presidential elections,” because presidents now choose appointees with special attention to judicial philosophy, and because human longevity has increased. In his lapidary new book “Two-Fer: Electing a President and a Supreme Court,” Bolick, of the Hoover Institution at Stanford and the Goldwater Institute in Phoenix, notes that Reagan was especially systematic and successful in appointing judges who would not surprise him, and his successors have emulated him. Since Barack Obama appointed Elena Kagan to replace John Paul Stevens, whose liberalism surely surprised his appointer, Gerald Ford, the court’s liberals

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Although Hamilton called the judiciary the ‘least dangerous’ branch … it is dangerous to liberty when it is unreasonably restrained.” are all Democratic appointees, the conservatives all Republican appointees, and both cohorts frequently are cohesive in important cases. The average tenure of justices has grown from eight years in the young Republic to 24.5 years today. There have been four presidencies since Reagan’s, but two of his Supreme Court appointees, Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy, still serve. Of the dozen justices confirmed since 1972, only one, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was 60 when appointed. If Clarence Thomas, who was 43 when nominated, continues to the same age as the justice he replaced (Thurgood Marshall, 83) he will serve 40 years, eclipsing the court record of 36 (William Douglas). Since Thomas replaced

Marshall 21 years ago, no appointee has altered the court’s balance: Four liberals replaced liberals and two conservatives replaced conservatives. Today, however, two conservatives (Scalia and Kennedy) and two liberals (Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer) are in their 70s. So if Obama wins he may be able to create a liberal majority; if Romney wins he may be able to secure a conservative majority for a generation. And, Bolick hopes, a conservative majority might rectify the court’s still-reverberating mistake in the 1873 Slaughterhouse cases. It then took a cramped view of the 14th Amendment’s protection of Americans’ “privileges or immunities,” saying these did not include private property rights, freedom of contract and freedom from arbitrary government interference with the right to engage in enterprise. This led in the 1930s to the court formally declaring economic rights to be inferior to “fundamental” rights. This begot pernicious judicial restraint — tolerance of capricious government abridgements of economic liberty. One hopes Romney knows that on today’s court the leading advocate of judicial “restraint” is the liberal Breyer, who calls it “judicial modesty.” Contemporary liberalism regards government power equably, so the waxing of the state seems generally benign. Yet Romney promises to appoint “restrained” judges. If, however, the protection of liberty is the court’s principal

purpose, it must not understand restraint as a dominant inclination to (in the language of Romney’s website) “leave the governance of the nation to elected representatives.” Such as those elected representatives who imposed Obamacare’s individual mandate? Or those representatives who limited (with the McCainFeingold law) the freedom of political speech of persons acting as individuals? Or those who limited (with the law Citizens United overturned) the speech rights of people associated in corporations? “When courts fail to enforce the Constitution,” Bolick writes, “typically they say that the proper recourse is through democratic processes — which offers hollow comfort given that presumably it was democratic processes that created the constitutional violation in the first place.” As Madison warned: “Wherever the real power in a government lies, there is the danger of oppression,” and in this nation “the real power lies in the majority of the community.” Although Hamilton called the judiciary the “least dangerous” branch because it has “neither force nor will, but merely judgment,” it is dangerous to liberty when it is unreasonably restrained. One hopes Romney recognizes that judicial deference to elected representatives can be dereliction of judicial duty. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

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Transition in Egypt won’t be easy CAIRO — Khairat el-Shater, the leading strategist of the Muslim Brotherhood, offered a stark warning last Tuesday as he prepared for this weekend’s final round of the presidential election: Egypt can make its transition to a new order the easy way, or the hard way. What’s ahead definitely is not going to be easy following Thursday’s court ruling that will dissolve Egypt’s new parliament, dominated by the Brotherhood, and allow a symbol of the old regime to challenge the Brotherhood’s candidate in this weekend’s polling. The easy way, in Shater’s view, would be for Mohamed Morsi, the Brotherhood’s candidate, to win a fair election, unclouded by the legal uncertainties that emerged Thursday. In that case, Shater promises a broad unity coalition, a free-market “renaissance,” a pitch for foreign investment, and a gradual transition away from the police state created by deposed President Hosni Mubarak. Shater was conciliatory when he talked about a Brotherhood victory. “Egypt is too big a responsibility for one group to lead it. It has to be a coalition,” he asserted. He didn’t talk about a Muslim state; indeed, the word Islam barely surfaced in the 90-minute conversation. Yet the conversation was scary when he talked about what would happen if the Brotherhood should lose.

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‘The coming revolution may be less peaceful and more violent’ than the one that toppled Mubarak, Shater predicted.”

But turmoil is ahead for Egypt, he says, if Ahmed Shafiq, a hard-lined former prime minister, appears to win Sunday’s runoff. I say “appears” because Shater was already accusing Shafiq of “soft-rigging” the polls before Thursday’s court ruling. And he made a not-sosubtle prediction that if the Brotherhood’s rival should win, there will be violence. The Egyptian people “will not accept Shafiq as president,” he said flatly. “From the first day of the announcement, people will be back to Tahrir Square. If the choice of the people is to protest, we will join the people.” He warned that foreign countries shouldn’t make quick moves to recognize Shafiq. “The coming revolution may be less peaceful and more violent” than the one that toppled Mubarak, Shater predicted. “It

may be difficult to control the streets. ... Some parties, not the Muslim Brotherhood, may resort to further violence and extremism. ... When people find that the door to peaceful change is closed, it is an invitation to violence.” Many Egyptians in the middle — unenthusiastic about either the Brotherhood or the return of the old guard — were preparing for this weekend’s election with a sense of dread. Hani Shukrallah, a prominent journalist who edits Ahram Online, offered a description I heard several times here: “It’s a choice between cholera and the plague — between a Muslim state and a police state.” The Obama administration, which has made a huge bet on the Egyptian revolution, is preparing for both outcomes. If Morsi wins, Washington will rush a quick package of economic aid, knowing that he must show economic progress. If Shafiq wins, the U.S. expects a tough crackdown on street protestors, and will work to keep the confrontation from becoming too bloody. The White House, perhaps surprisingly, thinks a Morsi victory would be the best for Egypt’s economic transition though it would raise some prickly foreign policy issues. The future of parliament is a wild card. Some analysts are forecasting legislation by military edict until a new parliament is elected; others aren’t so sure. But the likeli-

hood of renewed violence in Egypt increased sharply after the court ruling. Shater may be the Brotherhood official Washington has cultivated most, seeing him as the likely power behind the mild-mannered Morsi. He’s a big, imposing man with a bushy beard and a voice that rises almost to a shout when he warns about the dangers of a Shafiq victory. His description of the Brotherhood’s economic plans is straightforward and fairly sensible. He knows that Egyptians have to get back to work after the yearlong upheaval that followed the revolution, and he said that a combination of better social-welfare measures and pressure from individual members of the Brotherhood in the factories will stop the strikes. He knows, too, that Egypt needs foreign capital, and the new government plans to work with the International Monetary Fund and private investment banks. But all that may be on hold, with dissolution of the parliament. On foreign policy, Shater offered a hint of conciliation when he says the new government would be ready to keep on some top intelligence officials, who have won high marks from their counterparts in the U.S., Israel and Europe. But this, too, is probably less likely in the polarized situation following the court ruling. — David Ignatius is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.


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Temperature High/low 91°/68° Normal high/low today 84°/64° Record high today 100° in 1946 Record low today 49° in 1999

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Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 89 72 pc 93 72 s Atchison 88 74 pc 96 72 s Fort Riley 90 75 pc 99 75 s Belton 86 73 t 92 72 s Olathe 86 72 t 92 71 s Burlington 89 71 t 93 70 s Osage Beach 88 69 t 94 70 s Coffeyville 89 72 pc 92 72 s Osage City 88 71 t 95 70 s Concordia 90 71 pc 98 71 s Ottawa 88 73 t 94 69 s Dodge City 94 69 pc 102 68 s Wichita 92 73 pc 96 72 s Holton 88 73 pc 98 71 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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WEATHER HISTORY A strong Santa Ana wind loaded with fine dust and pulverized clay roasted Santa Barbara, Calif., on June 17, 1859.

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Father’s Day outdoor services with worship, fellowship and food, 11:30 a.m., Praise Temple Church of God in Christ, 315 E. Seventh St. English Country Dance, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Acoustic Open Mic Night, free entry, sign-up at 9 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

TODAY’S BEST BETS K.C. Midwest Cat Club Show, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St. Family Day: Cryptographs!, 1-3 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H.

lessons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Geeks Who Drink pub quiz, 8 p.m., Phoggy Dog, 2228 Iowa. Teller’s Family Night, 9 Red Dog’s Dog Days p.m.-midnight, 746 Mass. workout, 6 a.m., MemoTuesday Night Karial Stadium at Kansas raoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & University. Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, Dollar Bowling, open to 933 Iowa. close, Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 p.m., field near Red Dog’s Dog Days Robinson Gymnasium at workout, 6 a.m., MemoKansas University. Lawrence Bicycle Club rial Stadium at Kansas University. Beginners Ride, meet at Dollar Bowling, open to 6:15 p.m. at Cycle Works, close, Royal Crest Lanes, 2121 Kasold Drive, ride 933 Iowa. begins at 6:45 p.m. Big Brothers Big SisReading and signing: Laura Moriarty, author of ters of Douglas County, noon, 536 Fireside Court, “The Chaperone,” 7 p.m., Suite B. Information meetLawrence Public Library, ing for prospective volun707 Vt. teers. For more informaTaylor Guitar Road tion, call 843-7359. Show, 7-9 p.m., Mass Country Jam hosted Street Music, 1347 Mass by Good Ole Boys, Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., 6-8:30 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th Lecompton City Hall, 327 St., Eudora. Elmore St. Red Dog’s Dog Days Baldwin City Council workout, 6 p.m., field near meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Robinson Gymnasium at Hall, 803 S. Eighth St. Kansas University. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Red Dog’s Dog Days Second St. workout, 6 a.m., MemoBenefit for Habitat for rial Stadium at Kansas Humanity, 6:30-10:30 University. p.m., W Banquet Center, Basic Personal Fi704 Conn. nance & Investing, Douglas County Com9-10:30 a.m., Lawrence mission meeting, 6:35 Senior Center, 745 Vt. p.m., Douglas County Tuesday Farmers’ MarCourthouse, 1100 Mass. ket, 4-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. NAMI-Douglas County Big Brothers Big Sismeeting, 7 p.m., Lawters of Douglas County, rence Public Library, 707 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Vt. Court, Suite B. Information Poetry social, theme: meeting for prospective “New Horizons,” 7-8:30 volunteers. For more inforp.m., Lawrence Public mation, call 843-7359. Library auditorium, 707 Vt. Red Dog’s Dog Days Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 workout, 6 p.m., field near p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 Robinson Gymnasium at W. Sixth St. Kansas University. “Joseph and the AmazLonnie Ray’s open ing Technicolor Dreamjam session, 6 p.m. to 10 coat,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre p.m., Slow Ride RoadLawrence, 1501 N.H. house, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Band Lawrence City Comconcert: Annual Chilmission meeting, 6:35 dren’s Concert, 8 p.m., p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth South Park, 1200 block of St. Massachusetts Street. Free English as a SecPride Night, 9 p.m., ond Language class, 7-8 Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 p.m., Plymouth CongregaIowa. tional Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Red Dog’s Dog Days Church, 925 Vt. workout, 6 a.m., MemoPeace Corps Coffee rial Stadium at Kansas Chat, 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 University. E. Eighth St. Brown Bag Concert: Free swing dancing

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Good Ole Boys, noon, Ninth and Massachusetts streets. The Leavenworth Series: A Military History of the Cold War, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Thursday Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., 1121 Wakarusa Drive. Cottin’s Hardware Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., behind store at 1832 Mass. Reception for Salvation Army Capts. Wes and Susan Dalberg, 5-6:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 946 N.H. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 p.m., field near Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Sons of the Union Veterans, 6:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Summer Youth Theater presents “You Can’t Take It With You,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Liberty Hall 100th anniversary party, with the Flaming Lips, 8 p.m., 644 Mass. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive. Ladies Night Free Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.

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Perry Lecompton Farmers Market, 4-6:30 p.m., U.S. Highway 24 and Ferguson Road. Indian Taco Sale and Fundraiser, 6 p.m., Four Winds Native Center, 15th and Haskell St. John’s Mexican Fiesta, 6-11:30 p.m., St. John Catholic Church, 1234 Ky. BRC Sounds, 7 p.m., Dynamite Saloon, 721 Mass. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Summer Youth Theater presents “You Can’t Take It With You,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Liberty Hall 100th anniversary party, with the Flaming Lips, 8 p.m., 644 Mass. The Friday Night Block Party, with Sellout!, 8 p.m., Downtown Oskaloosa. Neva and Quicksilver, 8 p.m., Cutter’s, 218 E. 20th St., Eudora.

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NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS ENJOYED taking a cargo trike for a spin. Pictured from left are Hamund Christensen, 10, Porter Nowlin, 11, Olivia Kouloukis, 10, Harper Sandefur, 10, and Isaih Villagran, 10. Shannon Buerger, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.

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MLS: Sporting K.C. shuts out Toronto, 2-0. 4B HOME AGAIN Former Kansas University guard Russell Robinson is feeling the love after returning to Lawrence from a season overseas. Story on page 10B

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Humble mentor deserves spotlight Gospel of Luke, chapter 14, verse 11, reads, “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.” Lafayette Norwood, a successful basketball coach at the high school, college, junior college and AAU levels, and a winning golf coach at Johnson County Community College, no doubt knows this because he is an “avid reader of the Bible,” according to someone who would know. Norwood also embodies that message every day of his life, said the same person. Naturally, it would be a verse from chapter 14 from the book Norwood reads repeatedly that would capture him best, and of course it’s the No. 14 tee box at Alvamar Country Club behind which Norwood lives. For decades, Norwood and the most decorated No. 14 in Kansas University basketball history, Darnell Valentine, have been inextricably linked. In KU’s record books, Valentine ranks No. 1 in steals (336), No. 5 in assists (609) and No. 6 in points (1,821). A member of the 1980 Olympic team, three-time Academic All-American, four-time All-Big Eight selection, 1981 second-team Associated Press All-American and first-round draft choice of the Portland Trail Blazers, he shares the credit for every one of those accomplishments with the man he considers more than his former basketball coach. “He’s been a surrogate father for me,” Valentine said Saturday. “There’s not much I can reflect on in this lifetime that hasn’t involved him, either directly or indirectly.” Valentine came to Lawrence from his home in Portland, Ore., this week to partake in Friday night’s Rock Chalk Roundball Classic that benefited three local families fighting cancer. “And then for it to fall when I could spend part of Father’s Day with coach, it was just perfect timing,” said Valentine, whose jersey was retired in 2005. Norwood was Valentine’s head coach at Wichita Heights High and assistant at KU in addition to being a lifelong mentor. Valentine contacted me through mutual friend Mike Easterday in hopes he could share with the community his belief that Norwood is “a treasure, a secret that’s quietly kept. I wanted him to get a little acknowledgment, even though he’s the last one to want to attract any attention to himself.” How cool is that? As is the case on every one of his trips to Lawrence, Valentine’s staying with his coach. “I’ve got my room and if there are other guests, he has them move to another room or to a couch because that’s my room,” Valentine said. It’s been a tough couple of years for Norwood, 77. He lost his wife of 56 years, Betty Ann, in 2010, his son, Seth, 42, in 2011. “His testimony is so strong,” Valentine marveled.

In the rough

Coach: Doyle will be ‘great fit’ ——

Incoming KU guard caught the eye of a Hall of Famer By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Charlie Riedel/AP Photo

TIGER WOODS, IN BACK, AND JIM FURYK WALK OFF THE 17TH TEE during the third round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament on Saturday at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. Woods, who was tied for the lead at the start of the day, fell five strokes behind Furyk, a co-leader with Graeme McDowell.

Tiger falters; Furyk, McDowell lead The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk won the battle of par Saturday at the U.S. Open. Tiger Woods lost a lot more than that. McDowell showed the kind of fight that won him a U.S. Open two years ago down the coast at Pebble Beach. He scratched out pars and finished with a 4-foot birdie putt that gave him a 2-under 68 and a share of the lead going into the final round at The Olympic Club. “Probably for the first time this week, I actually enjoyed the round of golf,” McDowell said. Furyk, also bidding for another trophy from golf’s toughest test, outclassed Woods in the final pairing with key bun-

The golf course will take its effect on a bunch of people. And the guys that go out there and deal with the conditions and the situations the best ... have an opportunity to win the last few holes.” — U.S. Open co-leader Jim Furyk ker saves and an 8-foot birdie putt on the 17th for a 70, making him the only player who has yet to have a round over par. They were at 1-under 139, the only survivors against par. “Obviously, I like being up front in the position I’m in,” Furyk said. “The golf course will take its effect on a bunch of people. And the guys that

go out there and deal with the conditions and the situations the best ... those are the guys that are have some success and have an opportunity to win the last few holes.” Woods sure didn’t look like one of those guys in the third round. Wearing a key lime shirt, he turned in a lemon. He fell out of the lead with two bogeys in the first three holes, couldn’t make a birdie on the stretch of holes that Olympic allows players to make up ground, and ended with a sloppy bogey on the 18th for a 75. Only eight players had a higher score. It matched Woods’ worst score when he at least a share of the lead after any round of a major. He also closed with a 75 in 2009 at the PGA Please see U.S. OPEN, page 8B

Florida International University basketball coach Isiah Thomas traveled to his hometown of Chicago last fall to land one of the recruiting sleepers in the Class of 2012 — Marshall High combo guard Milton Doyle. “Isiah loved him right away,” Marshall coach Henry Cotton said, referring to the basketball Hall of Fame point guard, who garnered an oral commitment from the 6-foot-4, 185-pound Doyle the first week of Doyle October. FIU fans will never get to see what the NCAA champion out of Indiana University and two-time Detroit Pistons NBA title winner saw in Doyle, who decommitted after Thomas’ firing on April 6. Doyle has since signed a financial aid agreement with Kansas University and is expected to start summer school classes Monday. “Fast,” Cotton said, asked to describe Doyle, who averaged 19 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals a game his senior season. “Dunks, crossing over, breaking (players) down, pulling up. I’ve seen him do it all,” Cotton added in a Saturday phone conversation with the Journal-World. “He can shoot the three, shoot deep, get to the basket, has a mid-range shot. “He’s a very good distributor. He can do things ... take over when he needs to, make plays when he needs to.” Cotton said Doyle’s only weakness is his slight frame, which can improve once he hits the college weight room. “Once he puts some weight on, a couple pounds, that’ll be it,” Cotton said, noting Doyle played point guard and shooting guard at (24-8) Marshall, where he earned second-team allstate honors. “You put some weight on him and the sky’s the limit.” Cotton said personalitywise, Doyle is “a quiet kid, a very humble kid. It’s a great fit. They (KU fans) are going to love him there. I’m really excited for him.” Please see BASKETBALL, page 4B

Royals string together hits but fall to Cards, 10-7 The Associated Press

Jeff Roberson/AP Photo

KANSAS CITY ROYALS’ MIKE MOUSTAKAS RUNS TO FIRST during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday in St. Louis. Moustakas tied a career high with four RBIs, but the Please see NORWOOD, page 4B Royals lost, 10-7.

ST. LOUIS — The Kansas City Royals did just fine at the plate Saturday. They broke out of a recent slump, getting a season-high 14 hits and overcoming a fiverun deficit to take the lead. Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals, however, did a little better. Holliday homered and drove in five runs and Yadier Molina homered and drove in four, leading the Cardinals to a 10-7 win over the Royals. Mike Moustakas homered and tied a career high with four RBIs as Kansas City’s season high-tying four-game winning streak ended. “We put together some really good at bats,” Moustakas said. “It’s starting to come together.” Kansas City, which has scored an AL-low 244 runs,

had managed three runs or fewer in seven of its previous nine games. Trailing 6-1, the Royals rallied to take a one-run lead. “We’re going to get this thing rolling,” Moustakas said. Holliday also doubled twice and singled. Molina broke a 7-all tie with a tworun, bases-loaded single off reliever Greg Holland in the seventh inning. St. Louis won for the third time in four games. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was ejected in the first after umpires overruled an initial call that temporarily led to a temporary triple play. With runners on first and second, Eric Hosmer hit a hard shot that St. Louis pitcher Joe Kelly snared near the ground and threw to first. After first baseman Matt Ad-

ams tossed the ball back to the mound, Kelly then threw to second for the apparent third out. But after a three-minute conference that included crew chief Dana DeMuth, the umpires ruled that the ball hit the ground. Bench coach Mike Aldrete took over for Matheny. “I saw the ball bounce,” Hosmer said. Matheny said he wasn’t arguing about the reversal. Instead, he said he was upset that the umpires didn’t make an immediate ruling on Hosmer’s ball. “The issue was, the pitcher came up with the ball looking for a call to be made,” Matheny said. “The play was not to first base if we get a quick ruling on what it is. That was my argument.” Please see ROYALS, page 4B


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Ambrose takes Sprint Cup pole BROOKLYN, MICH. (AP) — The last time anyone was this fast in qualifying in NASCAR’s top series, Richard Petty was still driving. He’s an owner now, but when Marcos Ambrose won the Sprint Cup pole at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday for Richard Petty Motorsports, the Hall of Famer was on hand to put the accomplishment in perspective. Ambrose posted a speed of 203.241 mph, the first time since 1987 the 200 mph mark was broken during Sprint Cup qualifying. “I can’t hardly remember that far back,� Petty said. “To be able

to do it on a flatter race track, not Daytona or Talladega, that is unheard of.� Ambrose made his first Sprint Cup pole a memorable one Ambrose on a day 19 drivers surpassed 200 mph on the newly paved surface at MIS. Speeds have been soaring since drivers began testing sessions, and NASCAR decided to alter the left-side tires for the race today, but that change didn’t affect qualifying. The last pole winner to break

200 mph in this series was Bill Elliott, a quarter-century ago at Talladega. Ambrose had the 11th-fastest pole-winning speed in series history. “It’s going to sound great at the bar when you have had about six too many,� Ambrose cracked. “It is good bragging rights, I will give it that.� Ryan Newman’s track qualifying record of 194.232 mph went by the wayside almost immediately. In fact, 40 drivers broke the mark, set in 2005. Petty won a pole at MIS in 1972 — at 157.607 mph. “When they redid the track and came up here testing and

said they were running over 200 mph it was blowing my mind,� Petty said. “I think the last time we even flirted with that was when they redid Atlanta and we ran 198 or 199 mph. We knew it was going to be quick but I think it was a whole lot quicker than what we thought and definitely quicker than what Goodyear was thinking.� Goodyear changed its tire recommendation Friday night, saying the high speeds caused increased left-side tire temperatures. Drivers were routinely exceeding 200 mph in practice, with Greg Biffle topping out with a lap of over 204 on Friday.

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Penn State should be ashamed

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By Mike Bianchi The Orlando Sentinel

This is supposed to be a day when we honor the men who take care of their children, the men who nurture and teach their kids the difference between right and wrong and shelter and protect them from the evil and ugliness of the outside world. But on this Father’s Day, the most important story in sports is about a man and a football program that are the antithesis of what this day represents. Jerry Sandusky and Penn State University not only failed to protect hopeless, helpless children, Sandusky stands accused of sexually abusing them and Penn State of shamefully turning a blind eye to it. One after another, the alleged victims took the witness stand in recent days and tragically provided the sad, searing, grim, grotesque testimony of how Sandusky raped them — anally, orally, spiritually and psychologically. In all, Sandusky is on trial for 52 criminal counts of sexual abuse involving 10 alleged victims during a 15-year period. If you haven’t already lost all respect for Penn State, its administration and its iconic former coach Joe Paterno, I suggest you read the gut-wrenching, stomach-turning accounts of what Sandusky allegedly did to these young boys. Essentially, according to prosecutors, Sandusky started his Second Mile charity for troubled youths and set himself up as a father figure for lost boys from broken homes who desperately needed a male role model in their lives. Sandusky was the man who pretended to be their sworn protector but instead turned out to be their sexual predator. Paterno, of course, did nothing except tell his athletic director, who then proceeded to also do nothing. Sandusky, even though he mysteriously resigned as Paterno’s defensive coordinator years ago, was even allowed to keep an office in the athletic complex until police started investigating him last year. And what we have now is the most disgusting, despicable scandal in the history of college athletics, the college-football equivalent of the Catholic Church for decades covering up for clergymen who were sexually abusing children. How could this ever happen? How could this possibly be? Aren’t college-football coaches such as Paterno and Sandusky supposed to be the ultimate father figures? But on this day, Sandusky stands accused of raping young boys, while Paterno and his superiors are all accomplices. Father’s Day — a day when we honor the men who nurture and teach their kids the difference between right and wrong, and shelter and protect them from the evil and ugliness of the outside world. A day Penn State should hang its head in shame.

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THIRD-PLACE FINISHER JAMES HINCHCLIFFE, RIGHT, and second-place Tony Kanaan, left, pour champagne down the back of winner Ryan Hunter-Reay after the IndyCar race Saturday at West Allis, Wis.

Hunter-Reay wins IndyCar race at Milwaukee WEST ALLIS, WIS. — As long as his boss went to the trouble of bringing IndyCar racing back to the Milwaukee Mile, Ryan Hunter-Reay figured he might as well bring home the winner’s trophy. Hunter-Reay took the lead from Helio Castroneves on the 142nd lap, didn’t cough it up on a couple of restarts and held on to the IndyCar race Saturday at the Milwaukee Mile. It was a doubly sweet win for Michael Andretti, who fields cars for Hunter-Reay as a team owner and served as the event promoter for the race. “It really is amazing,� Hunter-Reay said. “Milwaukee has been so important to IndyCar for so long, and I think this is a huge event for Milwaukee. These two belong together. So I really thank Michael for sticking his neck out, coming back here and really doing it the right way.� It was the sixth career victory and first this season for Hunter-Reay. He also won at Milwaukee in 2004 in the now-defunct Champ Car Series, starting from the pole and leading every lap. Tony Kanaan was second, followed by James Hinchcliffe, Oriol Servia and E.J. Viso. Scott Dixon had to serve a drive-through penalty for jumping a restart and finished 11th. He questioned the penalty immediately afterward — and as it turns out, he was right. IndyCar race director Beaux Barfield acknowledged after the race that officials made a mistake. He said a failure in their timing and scoring system caused them to look at the wrong replay. What officials looked was a replay of a previous restart that was waved off by officials at the time and didn’t count. Dixon did commit a potential infraction on that restart — but he didn’t do so on the subsequent restart that ended up counting and should not have been penalized. “It was obviously the wrong call, based on the reality of the situation,� Barfield said. Barfield took responsibility for the mistake, and said Chip Ganassi Racing officials were “very gracious� when presented with an explanation. Barfield said there wasn’t anything officials can do to undo the mistake. Last year’s Milwaukee winner, Dario Franchitti, started from pole position and dominated the early stages of the race. But he fell back in the field and then spun out and hit the wall on lap 195.

TENNIS

Federer, Haas reach final HALLE, GERMANY — Roger Federer will face wild card Tommy Haas of Germany in a bid to win the Gerry Weber Open for a record sixth time today. The 87th-ranked Haas defeated defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber, 7-6 (5), 7-5, on Saturday. Federer eased past Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, 6-1, 6-4, to reach his seventh final.

SOCCER

U.S. women defeat Sweden, 3-1 HALMSTAD, SWEDEN — Abby Wambach’s 136th career goal for the U.S. women’s team led the Americans past Sweden, 3-1, Saturday in a tune-up for the London Olympics. Wambach connected just eight minutes in, then Alex Morgan scored in the 22nd. Sweden’s Lotta Schelin scored in the 35th minute, and substitute Tobin Heath sealed the game with a header 11 minutes into the second half. Wambach’s goal came off a punt from goalkeeper Hope Solo. Heather O’Reilly won the ball in the air, nodding it to Wambach. She turned on a defender and her half-volley from 35 yards caught keeper Hedvig Lindahl out of her goal. The U.S. team will have one day of rest before facing Japan on Monday. The Japanese beat the Americans for the World Cup title last year.

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Athletics release Ramirez

OAKLAND, CALIF. — Manny Ramirez is a free agent again after he asked the Oakland Athletics to release him and the team granted his request. Ramirez signed a minor-league deal with Oakland on Feb. 20 and hit .302 with 14 RBIs in 17 games with Triple-A Sacramento. He served a 50-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s drug policy last year, but remained in the minors when the ban ended on his 40th birthday on May 30. “It looked like he was down there for a while and I think he wanted out,� A’s manager Bob Melvin said. “He wanted an opportunity, if we weren’t going to do something, to go somewhere else. It is what it is. Certainly we wish him the best.� AUTO RACING Ramirez, who has 555 career homers and Logano Nationwide winner 1,831 RBIs, retired last season rather than serve a 100-game suspension for failing a second drug BROOKLYN, MICH. — Joey Logano followed up his Sprint Cup victory at Pocono last weekend test. But Commissioner Bud Selig cut the suswith a win on the Nationwide Series on Saturday pension in half after Ramirez sat out the balance of the season. at Michigan International Speedway. Logano held off James Buescher for his fifth Nationwide win of the year and 14th of his COLLEGE BASEBALL career. He has won four of the last five races in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Kurt Busch, Arkansas rips Kent State back from a one-week suspension, finished third. OMAHA, NEB. — DJ Baxendale and Brandon There was a red flag with seven laps to go Moore combined on a four-hitter, Jake Wise after an accident involving Josh Richards and homered for the first time since February, and Jamie Dick. Flames shot briefly out of Dick’s Arkansas defeated Kent State, 8-1, on Saturday car, but both drivers were evaluated and reto spoil the Golden Flashes’ first appearance in leased after the crash. the College World Series. Baxendale didn’t allow Buescher tried to pass Logano on the inside in a hit until Sawyer Polen’s infield single with the final seconds but wasn’t able to. two out in the fifth.

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FROM LEFT, BRUCE WEBER (KANSAS STATE), BOB HUGGINS (WEST VIRGINIA) AND TRENT JOHNSON (TCU) will be the latest men’s basketball coaches to join the Big 12 next season. Recent hires Weber and Johnson will make the transition to new schools as well as new conferences, while Huggins will be returning to familiar territory after coaching a year at K-State from 2006-2007.

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Big 12’s newest coaches excited for fall By Luke Meredith Associated Press Sports Writer

First-year Kansas State coach Bruce Weber is so new to the Big 12 that he called into his first league teleconference from Champaign, Ill., as movers were packing his family’s belongings for the journey to Manhattan. Weber, West Virginia’s Bob Huggins and TCU’s Trent Johnson are the newest coaches to join the Big 12, which will lose Missouri and Texas A&M to the Southeastern Conference on July 1. In their place will be the Mountaineers and Horned Frogs. Weber, who was fired by Illinois in March after nine seasons, has been impressed with what he’s seen so far after being immersed in the Big Ten. “The success of the Big 12 as a basketball conference, a football conference, is just pretty eyeopening to be honest. Our whole staff, that’s the one thing we’ve talked a lot about,” Weber said Thursday in a call with reporters. “Comparing to the Big Ten, probably a little better athlete and maybe a little bit more open, up and down.” Huggins knows all about the Big 12, having spent one memorable season at Kansas State before jumping to his alma mater before the 2007-08 season. Huggins said that one of the changes that fans

The success of the Big 12 as a basketball conference, a football conference, is just pretty eye-opening to be honest.” — Incoming Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber in Morgantown are most excited about in the leap from the 16-team Big East to the Big 12 will be the true round-robin schedule. It should help the Mountaineers generate some heated rivalries before long. “There were times, I think we played at Syracuse four years in a row and I think Louisville played at our place four years in a row. You don’t get to see all the teams,” Huggins said. “I don’t think you develop the rivalry like you do when you’re playing people on a home-and-home basis like we’re going to be able to do.” The coach facing the biggest challenge in moving to the Big 12 has got to be TCU’s Trent Johnson. Johnson left LSU after four seasons to take over at a school that got an invitation to the Big 12 based on its football success. But the Horned Frogs went 18-15 last season after winning just one league game in 2010-11, and Johnson sounded confident in the

program’s ability to compete in the Big 12 right away. “There’s some excitement, but also there’s a curiosity and there’s a wait-and-see approach or a wait-and-see attitude. Can we compete? Can we get it done at this level? And that’s good,” Johnson said. “I know what it’s like. I know what we’re getting into. But it’s been good, and I think people are just sitting in the back waiting. But this institution and this program athletically — it’s time. It’s time, in my opinion...to take on the challenges of the Big 12.” For Weber, the offseason has been as much about recovering from his departure from Illinois as it’s been about preparing for the Big 12. In the past three months, Weber has lost the best job he ever had, gained another top-flight gig and watched his daughter get married. He won’t have much time to settle in at Kansas State either, since the Wildcats will spend 10 days on a tour of Brazil in early August. “Obviously you have a lot of emotional highs and lows within the stretch. But as I’ve said, I feel very, very fortunate to be at KState, to walk into a pretty good job with great fans, good team, good facilities,” Weber said. “When you make a transition, any coach that’s done it, it is a whirlwind.”

NBA scouts: After No. 1, draft picks tough to gauge By Broderick Turner Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — And with the second pick in the June 28th NBA draft, the Charlotte Bobcats select . . . Oh, right, what about the first pick? Well, the consensus is that the New Orleans Hornets will take Kentucky big man Anthony Davis with the first overall pick. After that, the selections might get a little dicey — if only because Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has too many choices. One decision Jordan has to make is whether to trade the No. 2 pick to get more quality players lower in the draft of equal potential. It doesn’t help that Jordan hasn’t had a good history in the draft. After all, he selected high school center Kwame Brown with the first overall pick when he was a front-office executive for the Washington Wizards in the 2001 draft. That didn’t turn out too well. Lakers fans mostly remember Brown for fumbling passes in the post. Then Jordan selected Gonzaga’s Adam Morrison with the third overall pick in the 2006 draft for the Bobcats.

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FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY FORWARD THOMAS ROBINSON SAYS he’s deserving of being a top pick in the June 28 NBA draft, but some league scouts aren’t sure that Robinson’s talent is great enough to separate him from the rest of the players in the draft Strike two. Morrison, who also had an unsuccessful Lakers run, played last season in Turkey. One major problem for Jordan is that his team needs help at a lot of positions. According to several front-office executives with NBA teams, Jordan is deciding whether to

take North Carolina small forward Harrison Barnes, Kansas power forward Thomas Robinson or Florida shooting guard Bradley Beal. “It’s a good draft, but there is just one star in this draft,” said an NBA executive, who was not authorized to speak publicly, referring to Davis. “But there are kids in this draft that could be in the league for 10 years and be nice players.” Davis is the cream of this draft. The 6-foot-10, 220-pound power forward led Kentucky to the NCAA championship by being a defensive force. One NBA scout compared Davis to Marcus Camby as a defender, saying that Davis has more upside as a scorer. While many scouts view this as a good draft, some believe that a team can get a player just as talented at No. 2 as they could get at No. 17. The Hornets have two first-round lottery picks, the first and the 10th. The latter pick came from the Clippers in the Chris Paul deal. “It’s a hard draft to make,” the NBA executive said. “You could get a guy at 25 that could be just as good as the guy you get at 17.”

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Weis snags top state talents By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Late last week, Rivals. com released its state-bystate rankings for the top prospects in the Class of 2013, and the Kansas University football team appears to be doing quite well in the Sunflower State. According to the rankings, KU has secured oral commitments from the fourth, fifth and sixth best players in the state. Basehor-Linwood’s Ben Johnson is ranked fourth and was given three stars. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound tight end was the first in the Class of 2013 to commit to KU. Last season he caught 59 passes for 954 yards and 12 touchdowns. Bishop Miege quarterback Montell Cozart, 6-2, 180, ranks fifth and also is a three-star prospect. Cozart, who played for new KU offensive line coach Tim Grunhard last season, led the Stags to a 9-2 record and the second round of the postseason. Shawnee Mission East quarterback Jordan Darling, 6-4, 226, is the most recent KU commitment and ranks sixth on the list. Darling, a three-star QB, played at Waco Midway High as a junior and led his squad to a berth in the state title game.

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Missouri (offensive lineman Clay Rhodes, ranked second) and Kansas State (linebacker Tanner Wood, ranked third) each have one commitment from the list and the other five remain undecided. They are: Emporia’s Jerel Morrow, a four-star athlete who is ranked No. 1 in the state; Mill Valley’s Skyler Windmiller, a two-star quarterback ranked seventh; Marysville’s Brady Moore, a two-star tight end ranked eighth; Mill Valley’s Coleman McCann, a two-star offensive lineman ranked ninth; and Bonner Springs High’s Tyler Howell, a twostar offensive lineman ranked 10th. According to Rivals, Morrow is the only player remaining on the list to whom KU has offered a scholarship. In all, the Jayhawks have received five commitments from this class, three from Kansas, one

last and seemed to penalize them for the state of Memorial Stadium. Here’s Ubben’s take: “Want a good way to say — intended or not — that “We don’t care enough about football?” Put a track around your football field. Kansas’ facilities are nice, and like I said above, Habitat for Humanity it’s not all that far behind Several KU employ- No. 4 Texas Tech, but the ees and student-athletes stadium is holding KU offered their services to back.” the Habitat for Humanity project in Lawrence on Summer camping This weekend was Wednesday. Included among them big for the KU football were defensive tackle camp circuit. After hostKeon Stowers, a junior ing the annual Friday who transferred from Night Lights camp from Georgia Military College 5-9 p.m. on Friday, KU’s and arrived on campus coaching staff welcomed earlier this month, and some of the top athletes tight end Justin Puthoff, from around the region a junior from Goddard. for 7-on-7 and Offensive Both KU football players and Defensive line camps tweeted about their ex- from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on perience and, not surpris- Saturday. Both camps featured ingly, touted “hard work” as a key ingredient to the some of the top talent from all levels of high project’s success. school football and each Facilities fail? gave the KU coaching On Thursday, ESPN. staff a close-up look at com’s David Ubben un- some of the players they veiled his rankings for the may wind up recruiting top football facilities in during the next couple of the Big 12 Conference. years. This year’s camps Even though Ubben were closed to the media noted that he took into and will wrap up with an account more than just individual camp on June each school’s stadium, he 27 and a Super Tuesday ranked the Jayhawks dead camp July 31.

from Missouri and one from Texas. St. Louis-area linebacker Kellen Ash, 6-3, 194, is ranked as the ninth best prospect in Missouri, while Dallas area defensive back Colin Spencer did not crack Rivals.com’s Top 100 in Texas.

Sporting K.C. blanks Toronto FC in style By Stephen Montemayor smontemayor@ljworld.com

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — The volley was as crisp and technically brilliant as could have been asked, the missing equation to what until then had been a torrent of chances without many finishes for Sporting Kansas City on Saturday against Toronto FC. In the 34th minute, defender Julio Cesar received midfielder Graham Zusi’s corner kick and sent it through for what would be the second of two scores for Sporting KC (9-3-1) in a 2-0 victory to reclaim at least a share of the Eastern Conference lead. “World class,” coach Peter Vermes said of the goal after the game. The score padded a lead initiated by forward C.J. Sapong in the 18th minute off a cross by midfielder Jacob Peterson, who started his first game for Sport-

ing KC with Kei Kamara still overseas competing for the Sierra Leone national team. Following his team’s results on Twitter, Kamara would soon read that he would be joined by Sapong atop the league’s scoring list with five goals apiece. In front of a season-high 20,488 fans at Livestrong Sporting Park, Sporting KC hosted a Toronto FC club very much in transition in its first game with new head coach, Aron Winter. For much of the first half, Toronto (1-10) conceded possession to Sporting KC, who for its part saw a number of chances by forward Teal Bunbury, Zusi and Cesar. Cesar’s goal followed a pair of easier chances that missed the mark by inches. “For me the most clear was the second one,” Cesar said. “The opportunities come when you try to

find them. Today was the most opportunities I had, and I put it in the net.” Zusi’s assist on Cesar’s goal gave him eight on the season, good for first in MLS. For much of the second half, Sporting KC had to hold of a Toronto FC side that began to string together more chances than it had in the first 45 minutes. After owning a 10-2 advantage in shots, Toronto FC stormed back with nine of its own in the second half. Still, highlighted by a beautiful kick save by goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen in the 73rd minute, Sporting KC would keep its guests out of the net. Also missing from Sporting KC’s starting lineup Saturday was defender Matt Besler, still on the mend from appendicitis. Lawrence Olum appeared in his place for his first career start. Sporting KC now em-

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RBI hit. Brayan Pena followed an infield single to load the bases and Escobar poked a hit to right to give the Royals a 7-6 lead. “I was really proud of the offense, the way they stayed after it,” Kansas City manager Ned Yost said. “Down 6-1, they just kept putting together good at-bats. We battled back and got the lead, but from the seventh inning on (our pitchers) just really struggled to command the ball.” Kelly, making his second major league start,

gave up two earned runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. Carlos Beltran added three hits and extended his hitting streak to nine games. He pushed the lead to 5-1 with an RBI single and Holliday followed with an RBI double. Moustakas hit his 10th homer in the fourth. He also had a run-scoring single in the first and an RBI groundout in the fifth. Notes: The Royals’ five previous games had all been decided by one run. They won four. ... Kansas

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Cardinals 10, Royals 7

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS’ MATT HOLLIDAY IS CONGRATULATED BY TEAMMATES in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday in St. Louis. The Cardinals won, 10-7.

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much of his basketball success to Norwood, but said he learned more “intellectual, spiritual and CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B emotional” lessons from him than basketball. He “He’s certainly hurt and said he’ll continue to find he’s certainly trying to ways to “kill two birds find a way through these with one stone,” on trips tremendous losses, but to Lawrence, as he did in his quiet way, people this week. can look and see how he’s “You can look at the reresponded and they can cords and figure out that have hope and get some he’s 77,” Valentine said. kind of sense that in times “The next 10 years are of great loss, if you have going to be quality years. your life in order, it’s I want to siphon as much possible to get through of him and his spirit as I the difficulty. He’s one can.” of those kind of guys Valentine knew that if that you can tangibly he waited for Norwood touch and say, ‘There’s to exalt himself, it never an example, if we’re able would happen, so he did to do it right, we can get the exalting and shared through this.’” the secret of a hidden loA nine-year NBA cal treasure. Nice of him veteran, Valentine credits to do so.

TOPEKA — The LawKC to host French club rence Raiders bowed out Sporting KC added of the Midwest Bruins another international Classic in five innings friendly to its schedule, on Saturday with a 16-4 announcing this week that loss to the Butler County it will host French Ligue Cubs, who are based in El 1 champions Montpellier Dorado. HSC at 7:30 p.m. on TuesPitcher Trent Johnson day, July 24. took the run-ruled loss Montpellier will be the for the Raiders. Troy Wil14th international club loughby and Aaron Giles to visit Livestrong Sporting Park since it opened last year. It will do so one week before Sporting KC hosts English Premier League club Stoke City at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B Aug. 1.

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Said DeMuth: “Our main concern was to get the call right. When I got everybody together, nobody had a catch.” Holliday and Molina each hit two-run homers in the first off Bruce Chen, who gave up six earned runs on seven hits over 1 2-3 innings, his shortest start of the season. “I’m definitely not very happy with the way I pitched,” Chen said. “I just didn’t pitch well enough to help my team win.” Mitchell Boggs (1-1) picked up the win with 1 1-3 innings of scoreless relief. Jason Motte recorded his 14th save in 17 chances. Tim Collins (4-1) took the loss. Alcides Escobar had a two-run single in the seventh to give the Royals a 7-6 lead. Holliday, who began the day in an 0-for-12 rut, tied it with an RBI single in the seventh. Allen Craig walked to load the bases for Molina. Kansas City came back with single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings before taking the lead with three in the seventh. Hosmer walked and Jeff Francoeur singled before Moustakas added an

barks for a coast-to-coast two-game road trip beginning at 9 p.m. on Wednesday at Seattle, followed three days later by a 6 p.m. start at Philadelphia. Sporting KC will return to Livestrong Sporting Park when it hosts the Dayton Dutch Lions in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26.

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IN THIS FILE PHOTO FROM JAN. 2, 2005, former Kansas assistant coach Lafayette Norwood, left, and former head coach Ted Owens, center, join Darnell Valentine for his jersey-retirement ceremony at Allen Fieldhouse.

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City RHP Luis Mendoza (2-3, 4.89 ERA) will face Adam Wainwright (5-7, 4.75) in the series finale on Sunday. Mendoza took a no-hit bid into the seventh of his previous start, a 2-1 win over Milwaukee on Tuesday. ... The Cardinals are 39-29 in regular-season meetings with their cross-state neighbors.

Cotton said that Doyle heard from many schools since decommitting from FIU. “From Marquette in the Big East to the Big 10 schools, ACC and Big 12,” Cotton said. ! He must qualify: Doyle, like all incoming freshmen, will not be eligible for competition until cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Typically the Clearinghouse does not render final decisions regarding basketball players until late summer/ early fall with football and other fall sports the priority at this time. Doyle’s mom, Lisa Green, explained her son’s particular situation in an interview Saturday with the Chicago Tribune. She told the paper that Milton has the grades and test scores to be eligible, but he’s awaiting approval of two courses he took online because of complications following his transfer from Tilden High to Marshall High after his sophomore year. “I thought we had taken care of this at the end of his junior year,” Green told the Tribune. “We went to Tilden to get all of this settled. But most of the staff at Tilden was either fired or transferred so the papers never went to Marshall.” ! Happy Graduation Day, Anrio: Anrio Adams, a 6-3

both hit triples, and Matt Wagner batted in two runs. The Raiders (12-6) travel Tuesday to Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Mo., to take on Millhouse. Butler County Raiders

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W — Thoren. L — Trent Johnson (3-2). Raiders highlights — Troy Willoughby 2-3, triple; Aaron Gile 2-3, triple, RBI; Trevor Champagne RBI; Matt Wagner, 2 RBI. Raiders record: 12-6.

guard from Seattle who along with Doyle is the only member of the recruiting class not yet on campus, graduated from Rainier Beach High on Saturday. “Graduation’s today. This one’s for my Mother who’s been here through thick and thin and to my two most supportive uncles in the World — My Uncle Milton. My Uncle Marty. I couldn’t of done it without ya’ll we did it C/O 2012.. CollegeBound Student athlete KansasUniversity....” Adams wrote on Facebook. Adams has also signed a financial aid agreement as reported on his Facebook account. ! More praise: Joe Henrickson of the Chicago Sun Times wrote this about Doyle: “Doyle may be reserved and quiet off the floor, but his play has spoke volumes the past eight months. He’s a quick leaper who showcases his superior athleticism when getting to the rim on drives and in transition. He’s shooting the basketball better than he ever has and is becoming more comfortable with the ball in his hands after finally playing extensively (missing junior season with a broken wrist).” ! Amare camp: KU senior Jeff Withey will attend the Amare Stoudemire Skills Academy for big men Thursday through Saturday in Chicago. “It’s an honor to go. It’s invitation (only),” Withey said. “I’m excited to go against some of the best players in college and high school. It’s a great opportunity.”


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Heat hope history doesn’t repeat itself MIAMI (AP) — At this point a year ago, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were using words like urgency and desperation. And that’s exactly what the Miami Heat expect the Oklahoma City Thunder to bring into Game 3 of this year’s NBA Finals. So far, this championship series has followed the same script as a year ago, with the home team winning the openWELCOME ing matchup, then TO MIAMI falling in Game 2 What: Game to lose 3 of the NBA the home- Finals c o u r t When: 7 p.m. edge. Mi- today ami took Where: Mithe sting ami of that TV: ABC into Dallas (Knology ch. last year 9, 209) and used it as fuel to Series: tied win Game 1-all 3 — and the Heat will look to ensure that trend doesn’t repeat itself when the title matchup resumes on their home floor tonight. “You’ve got the two best teams in the league right now going against each other,” Wade said Saturday, when practices resumed after a day off for both clubs. “So it’s going

to be a very tough game, but we have to find a way to win it. And it’s about taking, like I said, one possession at a time, one second, one minute at a time to make sure we reach our goal — and that’s to win the game.” A Game 3 victory assures nothing, a lesson the Heat learned the hard way last year. That win in Dallas was Miami’s final victory of the season. But there are certain truths that will come from the outcome tonight. The winner will have homecourt advantage. The winner will be two games away from a championship. And the losing club will see what appears to be an already razor-thin margin for error in this series become even more precarious. “We have no other choice,” said Thunder star Kevin Durant, the league’s scoring champion. “We lost at home. Tough loss. We’ve got to get over it, get ready for a tough Game 3. You know, the series is going to be tough. We know that. We know that. You’ve just got to be ready. It’s going to be a fun one.” By now, the Heat aren’t shy to say they’re completely exhausted about dissecting what went wrong in last year’s fi-

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MIAMI HEAT’S DWYANE WADE, LEFT, AND LEBRON JAMES RUN DRILLS during the team’s practice on Saturday in Miami. The Heat are scheduled to face the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 of the NBA finals tonight. nals. Still, they know the importance of not letting one loss turn into another — because when that happened against the Mavericks a year ago, there was a parade in Dallas not long afterward. “I don’t know if we were any more motivated in Game 2,” Erik Spoelstra said. “What we were was angry about our perfor-

mance in Game 1. ... You want to throw your best punches out there, and may the best team win. We didn’t throw our best punches in Game 1.” Add up the numbers from the first two games of the series, and it turns into something close to a statistical dead heat. Both teams are shooting 47 percent. Both have

made 14 tries from 3-point range (though Miami is shooting a better percentage). The Thunder have grabbed four more rebounds, the Heat whistled for two more fouls. The Thunder outscored Miami by 16 points in the paint during their Game 1 win; the Heat outscored the Thunder by 16 points in the paint during their victory in Game 2. Of course, the only stat that really matters is the one that’s identical: one win each, headed into today. And if the young Thunder were supposed to be rattled by losing the home-court edge, no one told them. “We have all the right pieces, from the best scorer in the league, most athletic point guard in the league to the best shot blocker to the best post defender, best wing defender and our bench is one of the best,” James Harden said. “This is a perfect team. We are young guns. We get it done. It has to start in Game 3.” Even their young-looking coach doesn’t sound worried about the stakes the Thunder will face. “I’ve seen all year long a group that’s always committed, that always sticks by one another, that believes in the work that we put in,” Scott Brooks said.

“And that’s who they are. It’s not going to change. They’ve always had great ability to bounce back after a tough loss and we expect the guys to come back (Sunday) night with better effort, better play and for 48 minutes.” The Heat expect the same. It’s no secret that falling short last year has been a source of inspiration throughout this season for James and the Heat, and that continues even now. And for James, one trend from last year is gone. In Game 2, he did what he was criticized for not doing against the Mavs — he closed the game, coming through twice in a one-possession situation. His bank shot with 1:26 left pushed Miami’s lead to five, and his two free throws with 7.1 seconds remaining sealed Miami’s 100-96 win. “I’m enjoying it,” James said. “I’m having fun with these first two games. I mean, this is a great opportunity for myself and for our team, for both teams. It’s a lot of fun being out there and competing at a high level, you know, the intense moment where every possession counts. That’s what it’s all about. As a competitor you have to enjoy these moments and you love these moments.”

OKC’s Westbrook not apologizing for shot volume MIAMI (AP) — Russell Westbrook leads the NBA Finals with 18 assists, which is a great sign for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He also leads the finals in shot attempts. That might not be such a great sign. Oklahoma City’s point guard has fired off 50 shots so far in the finals, which are knotted at a game apiece and resume with Game 3 in Miami on tonight. Westbrook’s shot total is four more than LeBron James has attempted for the Heat, eight more than threetime scoring champion Kevin Durant has tried for the Thunder and just two less than James Harden, Serge Ibaka, Thabo Sefolosha and Derek Fisher have gotten for Oklahoma City combined. Think Westbrook is apologizing for that? Think again. “I’m not making no adjustments,” Westbrook said. “Regardless of what anybody says or regardless of what you guys say about how I play, it doesn’t matter. You know, I’m going to play my game regardless of what happens. I’m going to go out and give 110 percent, and try to find a way to help us win the game.” When Westbrook takes 25 shots in a game — what he’s averaging in this se-

NBA FINALS AT A GLANCE

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OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER POINT GUARD RUSSELL WESTBROOK (0) SHOOTS between Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh and small forward LeBron James during Game 2 of the NBA finals on Thursday in Oklahoma City. ries — the Thunder are 7-7 this season, including playoffs. When he takes less than 25, the Thunder are 53-16. That stat isn’t necessarily one that the Thunder are concerned about. They just say that when Westbrook is producing, they’re better, plain and simple. “It’s not deserving at all because without him we wouldn’t be here at this point and people don’t recognize that,” Durant said Saturday when asked about the criticism Westbrook takes at times. “Everybody thinks

he should be a traditional point guard like a (John) Stockton or a Mo Cheeks (now a Thunder assistant coach). There’s a lot of people that cannot be like Russ, either. We need him to play the way he plays. “The best thing about Russ is he comes to work every single day,” Durant added. “That’s what you guys don’t see, is how hard he works and how much he wants it. That’s what I love about him. He doesn’t care what people say, he’s going to play his game and we need him to play his game.” So far against the Heat,

his game has been decidedly up and down. Miami has outscored Oklahoma City 56-37 in first quarters of the two finals games. Westbrook is shooting 17 percent (2 for 12) in that quarter. In the final three quarters, the Thunder have outscored the Heat by 26 points. And in those quarters, Westbrook is shooting 47 percent (18 for 38). “We need Russell to score,” Thunder coach Scott Brooks said. “I know some of you don’t like that, but Russell is a very, very gifted, talented player, and we would not be in

(x-if necessary) (Best-of-7) FINALS Oklahoma City vs. Miami Tuesday, June 12: Oklahoma City 105, Miami 94. Oklahoma City leads series, 1-0 Thursday, June 14: Miami 100, Oklahoma City 96. Series tied, 1-1. Today: Oklahoma City at Miami, 7 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma City at Miami, 8 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma City at Miami, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 24: Miami at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 26: Miami at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

this position without Russell Westbrook.” Two games is hardly a decent or fair sample size. But if the trend — slow Westbrook starts feeding into slow Thunder starts — continues, that could be a particularly big problem for Oklahoma City, especially now that the series has shifted to Miami for the next three games. “He just has to play the game,” said Fisher, the veteran who is Westbrook’s backup and confidant. “We all have to, I think, play a smarter game than what we played in particular in Game 2. But Russell is a phenomenal talent, and he just has to

trust his instincts, play his game. But that same focus goes for all of us, Russell, Kevin, James. If there’s two people covering you, somebody else is open, make the pass, and that guy will make the play.” If the Heat had their way, they would probably prefer Westbrook shoot more than Durant anyway. Westbrook is shooting 34 percent in his last seven games against Miami, but the Thunder are still 4-3 in those games. At the same time, Miami also insists there’s no magic reason why Westbrook seems to get more early looks against the Heat than Durant does. “Sometimes that’s the way the game goes, really,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “This is a tough team to try to dictate, OK? We want you shooting the ball; we don’t want you shooting. They’re so aggressive and relentless just coming at you, they’re instinctual. That happens within the flow of the game.” And if it happens that way again in Game 3, Westbrook plans to keep shooting. “I feel like I’m doing a good job of getting better, getting my team better,” Westbrook said. “We’re in the NBA Finals now, and the more negative you hear, the better you’re doing. That’s how I look at it.”


LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD

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New York Baltimore Tampa Bay Toronto Boston

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L 30 31 34 35 39

Pct .531 .516 .477 .444 .391

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WCGB — 3 51⁄2 71⁄2 11

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L 27 31 35 39

Pct .591 .523 .470 .409

GB — 41⁄2 8 12

WCGB — 21⁄2 6 10

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L 25 30 31 32 36

Pct .603 .538 .530 .500 .463

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WCGB — — 1⁄2 21⁄2 5

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WCGB — 11⁄2 11⁄2 5 8 13

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Central Division Chicago Cleveland Detroit Kansas City Minnesota

West Division Texas Los Angeles Oakland Seattle

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W 38 35 35 32 31

Washington Atlanta New York Miami Philadelphia

Central Division Cincinnati Pittsburgh St. Louis Milwaukee Houston Chicago

West Division Los Angeles San Francisco Arizona Colorado San Diego

SCOREBOARD INTERLEAGUE St. Louis 10, Kansas City 7 N.Y. Yankees 5, Washington 3, 14 innings Toronto 6, Philadelphia 5, 10 innings Milwaukee 6, Minnesota 2 Detroit 4, Colorado 1 Pittsburgh 9, Cleveland 2 Oakland 6, San Diego 4 Baltimore 5, Atlanta 0

Boston 4, Chicago Cubs 3 Texas 8, Houston 3 Miami at Tampa Bay, (n) Arizona at L.A. Angels, (n) Chicago White Sox at L.A. Dodgers, (n) San Francisco at Seattle, (n) NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 4, N.Y. Mets 1

UPCOMING Interleague

TODAY’S GAMES Colorado (Guthrie 3-5) at Detroit (Scherzer 5-4), 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Lincoln 3-2) at Cleveland (J.Gomez 4-5), 12:05 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 2-6) at Toronto (Cecil 0-0), 12:07 p.m. Baltimore (W.Chen 6-2) at Atlanta (Delgado 4-6), 12:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 8-2) at Washington (E.Jackson 3-3), 12:35 p.m. Miami (Jo.Johnson 4-4) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 2-3), 12:40 p.m. Milwaukee (Greinke 7-2) at Minnesota (Blackburn 3-4), 1:10 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 2-3) at St. Louis (Wainwright 5-7), 1:15 p.m. Houston (Undecided) at Texas (Lewis 5-5), 2:05 p.m. Arizona (I.Kennedy 5-6) at L.A. Angels (Richards 1-0), 2:35 p.m. San Diego (Richard 3-7) at Oakland (B.Colon 6-6), 3:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 8-2), 3:10 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 8-4) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 4-5), 3:10 p.m. Boston (F.Morales 0-1) at Chicago Cubs (Maholm 4-5), 7:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Atlanta at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Baltimore at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Kansas City at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Texas at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAME Cincinnati (Cueto 7-3) at N.Y. Mets (C.Young 1-0), 12:10 p.m.

MAJOR-LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Bucs’ Burnett wins again Rookie Lucas Harrell (6-5) had held Texas scoreless until those consecutive one-out pitches in the sixth, right after a botched rundown loaded the bases instead of getting out the lead runner. Grimm (1-0), whose contract was purchased earlier in the day from Double-A Frisco, allowed six hits and three runs over six innings. The 23-year-old right-hander struck out seven without a walk.

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Interleague Pirates 9, Indians 2 CLEVELAND — A.J. Burnett became the first Pittsburgh pitcher since 1990 to win six straight starts, and Pedro Alvarez homered twice as the Pirates beat Cleveland. Burnett (7-2) gave up two runs over 6 2/3 innings. He extended the best stretch by a Pirates pitcher since Doug Drabek won six in a row during his NL Cy Young Awardwinning season. Casey McGehee homered and drove in four runs and Alvarez had three RBIs as the Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak. McGehee broke a 2-all tie with a two-run homer off Ubaldo Jimenez (6-5) in the sixth. Cleveland’s Michael Brantley went 0 for 3 with a walk, halting the majors’ longest hitting streak this season at 22 games. The last Pirates pitcher to win six straight decisions was rookie Zach Duke in 2005. He did it over eight starts to open his career 6-0. Burnett had not been successful at Progressive Field until handing the Indians their fourth loss in five games. He came in 1-5 with a 6.75 ERA in six previous starts in Cleveland. Pittsburgh

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Yankees 5, Nationals 3, 14 innings WASHINGTON — Mark Teixeira hit a two-run double in the 14th inning as New York won its eighth straight game. Teixeira’s drive to the right field corner off Brad Lidge (0-1) brought home Jayson Nix and Derek Jeter in the longest game by innings played by either team this season. Freddy Garcia (1-2) pitched two innings to get the win. Rafael Soriano handled the bottom of the 14th for his 12th save, but only after allowing back-to-back one-out singles to Jesus Flores and Steve Lombardozzi. The game ended when Soriano got Bryce Harper to ground out, ending an 0-for-7 day for the Nationals’ teen sensation that included five strikeouts.

AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Konerko CWS 58 213 33 77 .362 Hamilton Tex 60 233 42 77 .330 Trumbo LAA 56 205 28 66 .322 Jeter NYY 63 272 38 86 .316 Fielder Det 65 246 34 77 .313 MiCabrera Det 65 264 38 82 .311 Ortiz Bos 65 237 43 73 .308 Beltre Tex 62 241 33 74 .307 AdJones Bal 65 261 46 80 .307 Mauer Min 59 216 32 66 .306 RUNS-CGonzalez, Colorado, 51; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 47; Pence, Philadelphia, 46; Uggla, Atlanta, 46; Bourn, Atlanta, 44; DWright, New York, 44; Altuve, Houston, 42; Braun, Milwaukee, 42; Furcal, St. Louis, 42; Votto, Cincinnati, 42. RBI-Ethier, Los Angeles, 55; CGonzalez, Colorado, 51; Beltran, St. Louis, 48; Braun, Milwaukee, 47; Bruce, Cincinnati, 44; Cuddyer, Colorado, 44; Votto, Cincinnati, 44. DOUBLES-Votto, Cincinnati, 28; Cuddyer, Colorado, 22; DWright, New York, 22; Ethier, Los Angeles, 20; Altuve, Houston, 18; Hart, Milwaukee, 18; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 18; Stanton, Miami, 18. HOME RUNS-Beltran, St. Louis, 19; Braun, Milwaukee, 19; CGonzalez, Colorado, 17; Bruce, Cincinnati, 15; Stanton, Miami, 14; Freese, St. Louis, 13; Hart, Milwaukee, 13; Lowrie, Houston, 13; Pence, Philadelphia, 13.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. MeCabrera SF 62 255 47 93 .365 Ruiz Phi 58 185 29 67 .362 Votto Cin 64 220 42 79 .359 DWright NYM 62 224 44 80 .357 CGonzalez Col 60 245 51 82 .335 McCutchen Pit 61 226 34 73 .323 YMolina StL 60 220 29 71 .323 Braun Mil 61 230 42 74 .322 Altuve Hou 64 257 42 82 .319 Prado Atl 63 248 39 78 .315 RUNS-CGonzalez, Colorado, 51; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 47; Pence, Philadelphia, 46; Uggla, Atlanta, 46; Bourn, Atlanta, 44; DWright, New York, 44; Altuve, Houston, 42; Braun, Milwaukee, 42; Furcal, St. Louis, 42; Votto, Cincinnati, 42. RBI-Ethier, Los Angeles, 55; CGonzalez, Colorado, 51; Beltran, St. Louis, 48; Braun, Milwaukee, 47; Bruce, Cincinnati, 44; Cuddyer, Colorado, 44; Votto, Cincinnati, 44. DOUBLES-Votto, Cincinnati, 28; Cuddyer, Colorado, 22; DWright, New York, 22; Ethier, Los Angeles, 20; Altuve, Houston, 18; Hart, Milwaukee, 18; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 18; Stanton, Miami, 18. HOME RUNS-Beltran, St. Louis, 19; Braun, Milwaukee, 19; CGonzalez, Colorado, 17; Bruce, Cincinnati, 15; Stanton, Miami, 14; Freese, St. Louis, 13; Hart, Milwaukee, 13; Lowrie, Houston, 13; Pence, Philadelphia, 13.

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Houston

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PITTSBURGH’S A.J. BURNETT DELIVERS AGAINST Cleveland. The Pirates defeated the Indians, 9-2, on Saturday in Cleveland. Blue Jays 6, Phillies 5, 10 innings TORONTO — Rajai Davis drove home the winning run with a two-out drive in the 10th inning that bounced over the wall, and Toronto rallied past Philadelphia, extending Cliff Lee’s winless streak to 11 starts. Yunel Escobar hit a solo homer, finished with three hits and scored twice, including the winning run. Philadelphia

Toronto

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Brewers 6, Twins 2 MINNEAPOLIS — Ryan Braun hit two home runs and Michael Fiers pitched seven strong innings to lead Milwaukee over Minnesota. Braun added a double and a walk to back Fiers (2-2), the right-hander who gave up one run on four hits with five strikeouts. Aramis Ramirez and Cody Ransom also homered for the Brewers. Milwaukee

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Minnesota

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New York

LEAGUE LEADERS

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Athletics 6, Padres 4 OAKLAND, CALIF. — Jonny Gomes’ two-run pinchhit homer in the seventh inning helped Oakland beat San Diego. San Diego

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Tigers 4, Rockies 1 DETROIT — Doug Fister pitched six shutout innings in his return from the disabled list, Miguel Cabrera homered and also scored when Colorado misplayed his comebacker, and Detroit defeated the Rockies. Fister (1-3) had been out since aggravating a ribcage strain on May 28. He missed a month after sustaining the original injury in his first start of the season. Fister allowed three hits and struck out six. Cabrera hit his 14th homer in the first. He got to circle the bases in the fifth, too, thanks to a pair of misplays after he hit a grounder to the mound. Colorado

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Detroit

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Orioles 5, Braves 0 ATLANTA — Jason Hammel pitched a one-hitter for his first career shutout, allowing only Jason Heyward’s two-out single in the seventh inning, and Baltimore beat Atlanta. There have already been five no-hitters in the majors this season, including three this month, and Hammel made a strong bid to add to the list. Hammel struck out eight and walked two, throwing 65 of 102 pitches for strikes. The Orioles have won six of seven. The Braves have lost five of six. Brandon Beachy (5-5) left the game with right elbow soreness in the fourth inning. The major leagues’ ERA leader allowed no hits and one run, struck out five and walked one. Baltimore

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Rangers 8, Astros 3 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Nelson Cruz hit a towering three-run homer the pitch after Adrian Beltre’s two-run single, and Texas went on to a victory over Houston, making Justin Grimm a winner in his major-league debut.

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Red Sox 4, Cubs 3 CHICAGO — Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered to back a strong start by Jon Lester, and Boston beat Chicago. The Red Sox could breathe a little easier after dropping eight of the previous 11, even if things got tight toward the end. Saltalamacchia had two hits, including a two-run homer off Jeff Samardzija in the fourth, and Boston was sailing along with a 4-0 lead when the Cubs made their push. Boston

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National League Reds 4, Mets 1 NEW YORK — Homer Bailey pitched out of trouble for eight innings, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer, and Cincinnati beat New York for its fifth straight victory. Ryan Ludwick added an RBI single to help the NL Central leaders move a season-best 10 games over .500 at 37-27. Bailey worked his way through several early jams and took advantage of the ample dimensions at Citi Field. Though the fences were brought in before this season, David Wright hit two of four Mets drives that were caught within steps of the wall. Cincinnati

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Technology helps umpires beat heat CINCINNATI (AP) — Those summer scorchers don’t make umpires melt down anymore. Cooling technology that’s been used by the military for years has started helping umps get through those days when the temperatures flirt with triple-digits and the humidity makes handling home plate duties a sweaty job. They can wear a vest with cooling packs on the front and back, or slip a pack into a special pocket in their shirt when they’re behind the plate. They’re a lot cooler these summer days, which is no small thing. Unlike players, who can escape the sun and duck into the air conditioned clubhouse between innings, the men in black don’t get a break. “It can really be the difference-maker in finishing the game when the conditions are that difficult,” 13year veteran umpire Bill Welke said. It’s a vast improvement over the days when umpires got so dehydrated on broiling afternoons that their fingers would wrinkle. All they had back then to fight off the oppressive heat was sips of water between innings, a soaked cabbage leaf under their hat and quick dousing with ammonia water between innings. It’s especially tough for plate umpires, who have to wear that protective equipment and do more than 300 knee bends per game, making a fractionof-an-inch decision on each pitch. A clear head is needed. And there’s no time to duck into air conditioning and cool down. All major league umpires have access this summer to technology that was developed for the military during the first Gulf War. It has spread

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RANDY MARSH, LEFT, DIRECTOR OF UMPIRING FOR MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, talks with umpire Mike Muchlinski as Muchlinski wears a cooling vest prior to a game between the Reds and Pirates on June 7 in Cincinnati. into industries that involve heat, and filtered down to law enforcement and firefighters who need to stay cool to do their jobs. “This technology is not new,” said Kate Doherty, spokeswoman for HTFx, Inc., which developed the equipment. “It’s only new to sports.” The umpires were skeptical at first. There have been other attempts to adapt cooling equipment to umpires. About 20 years ago, they experimented with a liquid-filled vest that was bulky and didn’t stay cool long enough. Cooling packs would get wet and heavy as they thawed. Didn’t work.

When much of the country sizzled last summer, umpires started trying the HTFx equipment — marketed under RiteTemp Athletics — and loved it. “This stuff really works,” said Tim Tschida, a 26-year veteran and crew chief. “When I first saw it, I was like, ‘I don’t know, that sounds like a gimmick.’ The first two or three guys on the staff that used it, they couldn’t stop raving about it. They said it’s like dropping the temperature outside by 20 degrees.” Now, every umpire room in the majors has the cooling equipment, stored in a freezer for ready use. There’s a vest with pads

front and back that can be worn on the bases. Umpires’ shirts now have inside pockets for a pad with a home-plate insignia, providing a layer of cool under the chest protector. The pads can be quickly swapped for colder ones out of the freezer every few innings. There’s a cooling cap and another that umpires can sit on after the game to quickly lower their core temperature. To a fan or player, it may not seem like much. To umpires, it’s a godsend. Veteran umpires have stories about getting lightheaded in the heat and so sweaty that even the bag of baseballs attached to their waists got soaked.

“You get some scorcher days out there, I’ll tell you,” said MLB Director of Umpiring Randy Marsh, who worked major-league games for 27 years. “I’ve got some old pictures of when I worked. When you walked off the field, your uniform was completely soaked.” When Marsh started working in the majors, there wasn’t much help with the heat. Teams would soak towels in cold ammonia water that umpires wrapped around their necks between innings. Cabbage leaves soaked in the water could be tucked under caps. “I learned that from Paul Runge,” Marsh said. “He used to put cabbage

leaves in the hat. He had me do it when I worked with him. I don’t know if I noticed it, maybe psychologically. But a lot of guys thought that it worked better than the sun beating on your head.” The multipurpose stadiums with artificial turf that came into vogue in the 1970s were especially brutal. On-field temperatures at Riverfront Stadium, for example, were measured above 150 degrees. Waves of heat snaked off the field like a griddle. During one series in Cincinnati in July 1997, Greg Maddux got so hot and mentally discombobulated that he took himself out of a game after six innings. The plastic on the bottom of infielder Jeff Blauser’s cleats started to melt. Players said it burned their hands to touch the turf. “George Hendrick used to tell us when he played in St. Louis, he used three pairs of shoes,” Marsh said. “He kept two on a big bucket of ice and would change shoes every inning because it was so hot on that turf.” Umpires could get so dehydrated that their fingers would wrinkle. Sometimes, the plate umpire overheated and had to be replaced. Now, training staffs are aware of their need to keep drinking fluids. Plus, with the multipurpose turf stadiums replaced by grass fields, those blistering days aren’t nearly so bad. “When they went to grass, it made all the difference in the world,” Tschida said. The high-tech cooling packs have ramped down the heat even more. “It’s been a welcome, welcome addition to our equipment bags, that’s for sure,” Tschida said.

Abundance of no-hitters may be just chance By Sheldon Ocker Akron Beacon Journal

Five no-hitters, including a perfect game, before the middle of June? Have major-league hitters become complete wimps because they no longer can safely use steroids without getting caught? Some observers of the game think the increase in no-hitters is directly related to the testing program instituted in 2005 to stop players from using performance-enhancing drugs. But didn’t pitchers also use steroids? Sports Illustrated recently featured a story about Dan Naulty, who pitched rather unsuccessfully for the Twins and Yankees from 1996 through 1999. By Naulty’s admission, he would never have reached the

big leagues without the help of steroids. Once he got there, his body began to break down, and he discovered that he had lost his desire to play the game. Nevertheless, Naulty transformed himself from a 6-foot-6 string bean who threw in the high 80s into a behemoth that delivered fastballs at 95 miles per hour. The point is that hitters were not the only players reaping the benefits of steroids, synthetic testosterone and HGH, so I don’t think the plethora of recent no-hitters has anything to do with position players abandoning the deceitful use of illegal substances. There might not be a rational explanation, because a longer look back shows us that the

COMMENTARY frequency of no-hitters tends to ebb and flow for no discernible reason. From 1970 through 1979, there were 29 nohitters in the big leagues (excluding combined no-hitters, which are a different type of achievement). Nolan Ryan had four of those, so it might be instructive that when a future hall of fame starter is in the picture, he can inflate the number all by himself. From 1980 through 1989, there were only 13 no-hitters, including Len Barker’s perfect game in 1981. In three seasons during that decade, not even one no-hitter was thrown. The decade from 1990 through 1999 saw the

no-hit total balloon to 27, with 41 percent being thrown in 1990 and 1991. Ryan was involved again, throwing one no-hitter in each of those years. Six no-hitters littered the landscape in 1990; all were thrown by premier pitchers: Dave Stieb (against the Tribe), Dave Stewart, Fernando Valenzuela, Terry Mulholland, Randy Johnson and Ryan. Five more followed in 1991 and only 16 more for the rest of the decade. Between 2000 and 2009, the record book had to accommodate only 15 no-hitters, none in 2000 or 2005. Derek Lowe threw one for the Red Sox against the Rays in 2002. From 2010 to the present, 14 no-hitters already have been thrown, including six in 2010, which included perfect games by

Roy Halladay and Dallas Braden. Ubaldo Jimenez threw a no-hitter for the Rockies, and Halladay threw a second no-hitter for the Phillies in the playoffs. Fans and the media begin to wonder whether no-hitters are becoming devalued when journeyman starters get in on the act. Edwin Jackson joined the small group of no-hit pitchers in 2010, despite enduring a career that includes a 63-63 record and a 4.36 earned-run average. Jackson’s career-best season came not in 2010 but in 2008, when he won 14 games. Matt Garza also threw a no-hitter in 2010. No question that Garza’s arm can deliver dazzling stuff, but his inconsistency has produced a 54-59 record

and 3.85 ERA. Not bad, but far from sterling. Humber’s perfect game this year belies a career record of 13-14 and a 4.35 ERA. His best year was last season, when he was 9-9. Braden has tumbled off the earth after undergoing shoulder surgery last year. If there are discoverable reasons why the frequency of no-hitters varies strikingly from year to year or decade to decade, maybe the investigation should center on the baseballs, the umpiring, the ballparks or the weather. “It’s just life,” Indians manager Manny Acta said. “There are going to be some years when there aren’t any no-hitters.” Maybe we’re dealing with the whims of pure chance.

Players embrace new scoring appeals process OAKLAND, CALIF. (AP) — Oakland’s Coco Crisp tracked Robinson Cano’s drive to right-center. He seemed ready to make the catch — until he got caught between deciding whether to jump or stay on his feet and the ball bounced off his glove. Cano easily got into second base as New York Yankees teammate Curtis Granderson came around to score. Official scorer Chuck Dybdal ruled it a two-base error. To many at the ballpark, the call seemed routine. But the Yankees were bewildered. They filed an appeal with Major League Baseball the following day to give Cano an RBI double. And their wish was quickly granted by MLB executive vice president Joe Torre, a pattern that is being repeated much

more frequently under a streamlined appeals process for official scoring calls. “You can see it and then you can appeal,” Cano said. “It’s a good thing you can appeal, because sometimes those things, maybe can be the one that — you can hit 2,000 hits. Maybe a double, you can hit 500 doubles. Or the RBI — you can get 1,000 RBIs. Who knows? You know how hard it is to get a hit or double in this game.” Don’t forget how hard it is to pitch. The Mets took a shot at getting R.A. Dickey’s one-hit gem against Tampa Bay on Wednesday belatedly changed from a one-hitter to a nohitter. But no luck. That appeal got turned down. “We took advantage of the process,” Mets manager Terry Collins said.

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There’s a process in place where you ask the Angels manager Mike Sci- doesn’t deserve those league to take a look. It’s one less distraction oscia said. “There’s a pro- runs. It should have been cess in place where you an error.” that can happen in the dugout ...” — Angels manager Mike Scioscia “You can do it, so we gave it a shot. We didn’t win it. We didn’t expect to win it. Just gave it a try. If we had won it, we’ve got another no-hitter.” Both cases have their roots in player complaints about official scoring during last year’s collective bargaining talks, leading to a new appeals process and an effort by MLB to try to bring more consistency to official scoring decisions from city to city and scorer to scorer. Team officials are not supposed to “initiate communication” with scorers, and MLB will punish peo-

ple who “intimidate, influence or pressure” scorers into changing calls. Instead, a player or team can appeal any call to MLB within 24 hours after it is made. While baseball will not release numbers on how many appeals there have been this year, scorers, teams and players say it is up considerably from last year when 12 of 58 plays appealed under the old system were overturned. “It’s a good thing because it’s less of a distraction as the game goes on and there’s a call that, at face value, you say, ‘That’s

ask the league to take a look. It’s one less distraction that can happen in the dugout, where guys are saying, ‘Are you (kidding) me?’” After a successful appeal, the call and corresponding statistics are changed with no fanfare or announcement. In the play involving Cano and Crisp on May 25 in Oakland, A’s starter Tyson Ross had three earned runs added to his ledger just hours after being sent down to Triple-A from 5.94 to 6.51 without throwing an additional pitch. “That’s unfortunate because I believe I should have caught that,” Crisp said. “That works out

Baltimore’s Nick Johnson was on the winning side of an appeal earlier this year when Torre ruled a ball Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees allowed to fall in left field on May 1 should have been a double not an error. “I like it,” Johnson said of the new process. “I think it’s going to work well. Just another set of eyes to take another look at it. You hear back from them in two, three days and go from there.” Minnesota scorer Stew Thornley said he has had calls overturned on appeal and likes the new process better than the confrontations with players or team officials that used to be more frequent.


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Westwood in hunt for first major title The Chicago Tribune

SAN FRANCISCO — Lee Westwood has nine topfives in major championships. So, yes, you could say he’s due. “Every time you get yourself in contention, you learn something new,” he said. “But the main thing is to believe I’m good enough. I must be if I keep getting myself in contention often enough.” He surged into the mix Saturday with a 3-under 67 capped off with a 30foot birdie putt on the 18th hole. “I had a lot of fun out there,” said Westwood,

who sits at 2 over, three strokes off the lead. Westwood, 39, has yet to win a major. But he insists he’s not stressed about it. “After you’ve been doing it for 20 seasons, it’s time to relax and give yourself a break and enjoy it,” he said. “You look at people’s faces and they’re looking pretty wound up and stressed, aren’t they? There aren’t many smiles, which is a shame because it’s one of the biggest tournaments of the year and one I would assume everybody looks forward to. “All I’m trying to do is get into contention and

see if I can finish it off and have a bit of fun doing it.” ! Timely three: Ernie Els was beaming after an eagle on the 17th hole. His 2-under 68 leaves him in position to contend at 2 over. Els chipped in from 50 yards with his third shot on the 502-yard hole. “That shot is what dreams are made of,” he said. “I’m really pleased. “I was pin high, and the green angles toward you. I was in the fringe there with a beautiful lie. It’s one of those one-in-athousand shots.” ! In the hunt: Retief Goos-

en and Martin Kaymer have several things in common: They’re international players, major winners and lurking at 4 over after shooting 69 in the third round. Kaymer, who won the 2010 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, is known for having one of the game’s most reliable left-to-right shots. “Well, it used to be the cut,” he said. “Now I’m pretty straight, but I can hit it both ways, which is nice.” Goosen, who won the 2001 (Southern Hills) and 2004 (Shinnecock) U.S Opens, said “the greens are getting a little like Shin-

necock. If I can keep hitting fairways and greens (Sunday) and give myself a few (birdie) chances, you never know.” ! Low-key birthday: Phil Mickelson turned 42 Saturday, marking the occasion with his second 71. In what has become almost an Open tradition, fans serenaded him with “Happy Birthday” as he was on the 18th green. After a long slog through Olympic, though, Mickelson wasn’t in the chirpiest of moods. “It’s a long, difficult day, even though it’s my birthday,” the Hall of Famer said. “It was very flatter-

ing from the fans. Thank you.” ! Tap-ins: The Open will hold the line in payouts this year, confirming an $8 million purse with the eventual winner collecting $1.44 million. All four majors currently stand at the $8 million level. ... ESPN scored its highest rating for a regulation Open round Friday, drawing 3.6 million viewers for its 5-10 p.m. telecast. The network’s only higher rating came from the first two hours of the 2008 Tiger Woods-Rocco Mediate playoff, which drew 4.8 million.

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Championship when he lost a two-shot lead to Y.E. Yang. “I’m just going to have to shoot a good round tomorrow, and post early and see what happens,” Woods said. All was not lost for Woods, not to mention another dozen or so players. In a U.S. Open that has lived up to its reputation this week, it was difficult for anyone to get too far ahead. McDowell and Furyk were two shots ahead of Fredrik Jacobson, who had a 68. Another shot behind was a group that included Lee Westwood, whose Saturday-best 67 gave him another shot at his first major; and Ernie Els, who holed a long pitch for eagle on the 17th that carried him to a 68. The Big Easy is a twotime U.S. Open champion, with that first title coming 18 years ago. “Experience helps around here,” Els said. “For some reason, I’m patient again this week and that’s been kind of my virtue in major championship golf, the ability to be patient and wait it out. And I think you’re going to have to do that tomorrow.” Thirteen players were separated by four shots going into today, a list that includes 17-year-old Beau Hossler, who followed bogeys with birdies for a 70. Woods, who has never won a major from behind, was five shots back. His round ended with a shot from the middle of the 18th fairway that hung up in the right collar of rough, and a stubbed chip that took a hard turn to the left some 10 feet away. When he two-putted for his sixth bogey, his day got a little worse. Climbing the hill toward the fabled clubhouse at Olympic, a photographer brushed past him and Woods banged his hand into the camera. He shook it several times, but later said he was fine.

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GRAEME MCDOWELL WATCHES HIS DRIVE ON THE 11TH HOLE during the third round of the U.S. Open. McDowell shot a 2-under-par 68 and is tied for the lead with Jim Furyk.

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AMATEUR BEAU HOSSLER ACKNOWLEDGES THE CROWD as he walks up the 18th fairway during the third round of the U.S. Open. Hossler fired an evenpar 70 on Saturday at The Olympic Club in San Francisco and is four shots out of the lead. The real hurt came from Olympic. “It was just a tough day on the greens, and most of the day, I just kept getting that half-number, right in between clubs all day,” said Woods, who was either well long or short on his approach shots. Furyk, the only player who has not had a round over par in this championship, and McDowell played together in the opening two rounds. Both are similar players who appear to be a good fit for Olympic — control off the tee and a strong fight to avoid bogeys. McDowell referred to Furyk as a “plodder,” which at the U.S. Open is a high compliment. “It doesn’t have to look or be fancy. It has to work,” Furyk said. “And

I think we have styles of games where we put the ball into play, we put the ball on the green and take our chance at the putt and then move on.” But this was not shaping up as a two-man race for McDowell and Furyk. “Looking at the leaderboard, you’ve got to look down as far as the guys at 3 or 4 (over) as having a realistic chance of winning this tournament,” McDowell said. That includes some regular characters, such as Westwood and Els and even two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen, who was five shots behind. And it features newcomers to this stage like Nicolas Colsaerts, the big hitter from Belgium — and even a high school kid.

For every bogey Hossler made, he answered with a birdie on the next hole. His only big blunder came on the 11th, when he was too aggressive with a downhill putt and missed his par putt from 6 feet. Two holes later, he hit a heavy chip from the hazard that rolled back down a slope for another bogey. The kid just wouldn’t go away, though, and suddenly he is dreaming big. Hossler wanted to make the cut. Then, he wanted to be the low amateur. Now? “My goal now is to win the tournament,” he said. In the 14 majors he has won, Woods was never worse than par in the pivotal third round and had a scoring average of 68.3. There was no way that was going to hold up on a course like Olympic, though Woods was expecting better than what he delivered on this Saturday. He missed the first fairway, came up short of the third green and wound up with three bogeys through six holes.

Woods wasn’t alone in making mistakes. David Toms, tied for the secondround lead with Furyk and Woods at 1 under, played that rugged six-hole stretch in 5 over and fell six shots behind with a 76. Even with the USGA watering the course Friday night and Saturday morning, Olympic was as relentless as ever. But it wasn’t impossible. Westwood showed that, as did Els, who called it as easy as the course played all week. Kevin Chappell, who tied for third last year to earn a spot in this U.S. Open, had a 68 and takes an unthinkable streak of 24 holes without a bogey into the final round. He was at 3-over 213, along with Webb Simpson, who also had a 68. Asked if the experience at Congressional would help, Chappell gave an apt description of what awaits today. “Last year we were trying to make birdies in the U.S. Open,” he said. “And here, you’re just trying to survive.”

Westwood came in right behind Chappell, and while he failed to take advantage on the par 5s, he finished in style with a 40-foot birdie putt on the 18th for a 67. Westwood began this week as the third wheel in a powerful threesome of the top players in the world ranking. Luke Donald, the world No. 1, and defending champion Rory McIlroy have gone home. Westwood now has another chance to pick up his first major. He twice has missed a playoff by one shot, in the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines and the 2009 British Open at Turnberry. He twice as been runner-up in the majors. A win today would end that heartache, and return him to No. 1 in the world. “I think I’ve probably been in contention in major championships more than anybody else over the last three or four years,” Westwood said. “So I’m looking forward to tomorrow and hopefully go out and have some fun and see what happens.”

The Olympic Club identifies — and embarrasses — the best trying to embarrass the world’s best golfers. “No,” Tatum famously SAN FRANCISCO — The replied, “we’re trying to real star of this U.S. Open identify them.” won’t swing a golf club Thanks to Davis’ even once this week. handiwork alongside the Most fans couldn’t pick Pacific Ocean this week, him out of a lineup. No golf fans are getting to matter how aggravating watch plenty of both. The Olympic Club plays, There’s no question he barely has enough hair about the quality of the left to pull any out. names playing musical He’s Mike Davis, who chairs on the leaderboard became executive di— Tiger Woods, Jim rector of the U.S. Golf Furyk, Graeme McDowell Association only last year, and Ernie Els, all of whom but has been responsible have won at least one U.S. for setting up the U.S. Open. But whoever winds Open courses for a halfup on the top by close of dozen years now. One of light today will probably his predecessors in both know exactly why the jobs, Sandy Tatum, was place has been nicknamed asked during one of the the “graveyard of chamtoughest Opens ever — pions.” the so-called “Massacre A year after Rory at Winged Foot” in 1974 McIlory posted the low— whether the USGA was est U.S. Open score ever By Jim Litke

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turns up in the locker COMMENTARY room. “Most people don’t understand, it doesn’t matter — 16-under 268 — while how you set up a course, pummeling a Congresif you give them the sional Country Club ability to know when the course already softened ball lands that it’s going by rain, one hand is to stop, it’s significantly more than enough to easier. That’s what is gocount the number of ing to make the U.S. Open players under par after this year — without us three rounds at Olymtrying to retaliate — that pic’s Lake Course. much harder,” Davis said An even better testabefore the players arrived ment to the Davis’ balat Olympic. ancing act is that while “When it lands, whethfans thrill watching their er it hits the green or it’s heroes sweat over nearly in the fairway, it’s going every par, not a single to roll. You have to think player has labeled the about what happens when setup unfair. And this it lands.” from a notoriously whiny That last part of the group known to compuzzle befuddled both plain when the interior the No. 1 and 2 players in of the courtesy cars clash the world, Luke Donald with their outfits or the and McIlroy, who missed wrong brand of shampoo the cut and like countless

golf fans are probably burrowed into a couch in front of the TV with widening grins on their faces. Just before heading for the airport Friday, Donald was asked how much harder Olympic was than Congressional. “What was Rory after two days?” he asked Told it was 10-under par — though it was actually 9 under — Donald brightened and said, “Probably about 10 shots harder then.” Make that 20 shots, since McIlroy was 10 over at the time, but who’s counting? Truth be told, more than a few guys. “Last year we were trying to make birdies in the U.S. Open, and here,” said Kevin Chappell, “you’re trying to just survive.”

Exactly what makes it that depends on who you talk to, one more testament to Davis’ skill and the break he caught when four days of dry, sunny weather and light breezes made the course play just as firm and as fast as he envisioned. “It just goes to show that firm greens scare the life out of professional golfers,” Padraig Harrington said. “Off the tee, it’s the most demanding,” Jordan Spieth said. “You’re trying to place a drive out there that’s going to carry 275 and land it in a 10yard space.” “It’s the reverse cambers,” McIlroy said before departing. Right. Whatever those are.


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U.S. Open

Saturday At The Olympic Club San Francisco Purse: TBA ($7.85 million in 2011) Yardage: 7,170; Par: 70 Third Round a-amateur Graeme McDowell 69-72-68—209 Jim Furyk 70-69-70—209 Fredrik Jacobson 72-71-68—211 Lee Westwood 73-72-67—212 Ernie Els 75-69-68—212 Blake Adams 72-70-70—212 Nicholas Colsaerts 72-69-71—212 Webb Simpson 72-73-68—213 Kevin Chappell 74-71-68—213 John Senden 72-73-68—213 a-Beau Hossler 70-73-70—213 Jason Dufner 72-71-70—213 John Peterson 71-70-72—213 Retief Goosen 75-70-69—214 Martin Kaymer 74-71-69—214 Matt Kuchar 70-73-71—214 Tiger Woods 69-70-75—214 Casey Wittenberg 71-77-67—215 a-Hunter Hamrick 77-67-71—215 Padraig Harrington 74-70-71—215 Justin Rose 69-75-71—215 Sergio Garcia 73-71-71—215 Charlie Wi 74-70-71—215 Aaron Watkins 72-71-72—215 Michael Thompson 66-75-74—215 David Toms 69-70-76—215 Adam Scott 76-70-70—216 Scott Langley 76-70-70—216 Kevin Na 74-71-71—216 Raphael Jacquelin 72-71-73—216 Hunter Mahan 72-71-73—216 Steve LeBrun 73-75-69—217 Angel Cabrera 72-76-69—217 a-Jordan Spieth 74-74-69—217 Alex Cejka 78-69-70—217 Jonathan Byrd 71-75-71—217 Robert Karlsson 70-75-72—217 Steve Stricker 76-68-73—217 Nick Watney 69-75-73—217 K.J. Choi 73-70-74—217 Charl Schwartzel 73-70-74—217 Bob Estes 74-73-71—218 Phil Mickelson 76-71-71—218 Branden Grace 71-74-73—218 Matteo Manassero 76-69-73—218 Ian Poulter 70-75-73—218 a-Patrick Cantlay 76-72-71—219 Rickie Fowler 72-76-71—219 Jeff Curl 73-75-71—219 Francesco Molinari 71-76-72—219 Hiroyuki Fujita 75-71-73—219 Darron Stiles 75-71-73—219 Morgan Hoffmann 72-74-73—219 Marc Warren 73-72-74—219 Alistair Presnell 70-74-75—219 Kevin Streelman 76-72-72—220 Nicholas Thompson 74-74-72—220 Davis Love III 73-74-73—220 Zach Johnson 77-70-73—220 K.T. Kim 74-72-74—220 Matthew Baldwin 74-74-73—221 Rod Pampling 74-73-74—221 Keegan Bradley 73-73-75—221 Michael Allen 71-73-77—221 Jae-Bum Park 70-74-77—221 Jesse Mueller 75-73-74—222 Simon Dyson 74-74-74—222 Jason Day 75-71-76—222 Jason Bohn 70-75-78—223 Bo Van Pelt 78-70-76—224 Joe Ogilvie 73-75-76—224 Stephen Ames 74-73-79—226 U.S. Open Tee Times (a-amateur) Sunday Final Round 12:20 p.m. — Stephen Ames; Joe Ogilvie 12:30 p.m. — Bo Van Pelt; Jason Bohn 12:40 p.m. — Jason Day; Simon Dyson 12:50 p.m. — Jesse Mueller; J.B. Park 1:00 p.m. — Michael Allen; Keegan Bradley 1:10 p.m. — Rod Pampling; Matthew Baldwin 1:20 p.m. — K.T. Kim; Zach Johnson 1:30 p.m. — Davis Love III; Nicholas Thompson 1:40 p.m. — Kevin Streelman; Alistair Presnell 1:50 p.m. — Marc Warren; Morgan Hoffmann 2:00 p.m. — Darron Stiles; Hiroyuki Fujita 2:10 p.m. — Francesco Molinari; Jeff Curl 2:20 p.m. — Rickie Fowler; a-Patrick Cantlay 2:30 p.m. — Ian Poulter; Matteo Manassero 2:40 p.m. — Branden Grace; Phil Mickelson 2:50 p.m. — Bob Estes; Charl Schwartzel 3:00 p.m. — K.J. Choi; Nick Watney 3:10 p.m. — Steve Stricker; Robert Karlsson 3:20 p.m. — Jonathan Byrd; Alex Cejka 3:30 p.m. — a-Jordan Spieth; Angel Cabrera 3:40 p.m. — Steve LeBrun; Hunter Mahan 3:50 p.m. — Raphael Jacquelin; Kevin Na 4:00 p.m. — Scott Langley; Adam Scott 4:10 p.m. — David Toms; Michael Thompson 4:20 p.m. — Aaron Watkins; Charlie Wi 4:30 p.m. — Sergio Garcia; Justin Rose 4:40 p.m. — Padraig Harrington; Hunter Hamrick 4:50 p.m. — Casey Wittenberg; Tiger Woods 5:00 p.m. — Matt Kuchar; Martin Kaymer 5:10 p.m. — Retief Goosen; John Peterson 5:20 p.m. — Jason Dufner; a-Beau Hossler 5:30 p.m. — John Senden; Kevin Chappell 5:40 p.m. — Webb Simpson; Nicolas Colsaerts 5:50 p.m. — Blake Adams; Ernie Els 6:00 p.m. — Lee Westwood; Fredrik Jacobson 6:10 p.m. — Jim Furyk; Graeme McDowell

Saint-Omer Open

Saturday At Saint-Omer Golf Club Saint-Omer, France Purse: $624,580 Yardage: 6,835; Par: 71 Third Round Darren Fichardt, S. Africa68-69-69—206 Simon Wakefield, Engl 67-72-72—211 Wil Besseling, Nthlnds 71-69-73—213 Gary Lockerbie, Engl 69-75-69—213 Mark Tullo, Chile 78-68-67—213 Pelle Edberg, Sweden 70-72-72—214 Adam Gee, England 67-72-75—214 Alastair Forsyth, Scotl 69-72-74—215 James Heath, England 71-70-74—215 Mikael Lundberg, Swed 73-74-68—215 Andrea Perrino, Italy 73-68-74—215 Simon Thornton, Ireland 71-69-75—215 Daniel Brooks, England 76-69-71—216 Guillaume Cambis, Franc 75-71-70—216 Magnus Carlsson, Swed 73-72-71—216 Charlie Ford, England 74-69-73—216 Andreas Harto, Denmark 72-74-70—216 David Howell, England 73-70-73—216 Thomas Norret, Denmark70-73-73—216 Also Berry Henson, U.S. 69-74-77—220 Jason Knutzon, U.S. 73-71-79—223

Gerry Weber Open

Saturday At Gerry Weber Stadion Halle, Germany Purse: $938,000 (WT250) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia, 6-1, 6-4. Tommy Haas, Germany, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber (8), Germany, 7-6 (5), 7-5.

Mustang, 6.744, 205.22; 3. Vincent Nobile, Avenger, 6.659, 207.43 vs. 14. Kurt Johnson, GXP, 6.708, 205.26; 4. Jason Line, GXP, 6.662, 206.95 vs. 13. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.700, 205.47; 5. V. Gaines, Avenger, 6.673, 206.26 vs. 12. Ron Krisher, GXP, 6.698, 206.16; 6. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.678, 206.04 vs. 11. Erica Enders, Chevy Cobalt, 6.696, 206.23; 7. Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.680, 206.32 vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Avenger, 6.693, 206.16; 8. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.680, 206.01 vs. 9. JR Carr, Ford Mustang, 6.692, 204.48. Did Not Qualify: 17. Grace Howell, 6.755, 203.40.

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POLAND’S PAWEL BROZEK, LEFT, AND CZECH REPUBLIC’S DAVID LIMBERSKY FIGHT FOR THE BALL during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Czech Republic and Poland on Saturday in Wroclaw, Poland. The Czech Republic won, 1-0. Greece defeated Russia, 1-0, in Saturday’s other Euro 2012 match.

Doubles Semifinals Treat Conrad Huey, Philippines, and Scott Lipsky, United States, def. Michael Kohlmann and Florian Mayer, Germany, 7-6 (2), 6-4. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, and Jean-Julien Rojer (1), Netherlands, def. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, and Mikhail Youzhny, Russia, 6-2, 6-4.

AEGON Championships

Saturday At The Queen’s Club London Purse: $890,000 (WT250) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Marin Cilic (6), Croatia, def. Sam Querrey, United States, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. David Nalbandian (10), Argentina, def. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, 6-4, 6-4. Doubles Quarterfinals Janko Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic (7), Serbia, def. Xavier Malisse and Dick Norman, Belgium, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6). Semifinals Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Daniel Nestor (1), Canada, def. Eric Butorac, United States, and Paul Hanley (8), Australia, 6-4, 6-3. Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, def. Janko Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic (7), Serbia, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (5), 10-3 tiebreak.

AEGON Classic

Saturday At Edgbaston Priory Club Birmingham, England Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Zheng Jie, China, def. Roberta Vinci (4), Italy, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Ekaterina Makarova (8), Russia, def. Hsieh Su-wei (13), Taiwan, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Melanie Oudin, United States, leads Irina Falconi, United States, 6-4, 5-7, 1-0, susp., rain. Jelena Jankovic (5), Serbia, leads Misaki Doi, Japan, 2-0 (15-40), susp., rain. Doubles First Round Timea Babos, Hungary, and Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, lead Laura Robson and Heather Watson, Britain, 6-2, 0-1, retired. Quarterfinals Zhang Shuai and Zheng Jie, China, def. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, and Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 7-5, 6-3. Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond (1), United States, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, and Tamarine Tanasugarn, Thailand, 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 tiebreak. Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears (4), United States, vs. Chan Haoching and Chan Yung-jan, Taiwan, 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 tiebreak.

MLS

EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA D.C. 9 4 3 30 29 19 Sporting K.C. 9 3 1 28 19 10 New York 8 3 2 26 26 18 Columbus 5 4 4 19 13 13 Houston 5 4 4 19 15 16 Chicago 5 5 3 18 15 17 New England 5 7 2 17 18 18 Montreal 4 7 3 15 19 22 Philadelphia 2 8 2 8 8 15 Toronto FC 1 10 0 3 8 23 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake 9 3 2 29 22 14 San Jose 8 3 3 27 27 17 Vancouver 7 3 4 25 17 15 Seattle 7 4 3 24 17 13 Colorado 6 7 1 19 20 19 Chivas USA 4 6 3 15 9 14 Portland 3 5 4 13 12 15 FC Dallas 3 9 4 13 16 26 Los Angeles 3 8 2 11 15 21 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games D.C. United 1, Philadelphia 0 Vancouver 1, Colorado 0 Montreal 4, Seattle FC 1 New England 0, Columbus 0, tie Houston 2, FC Dallas 1 Sporting Kansas City 2, Toronto FC 0 Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA, (n) Today’s Games New York at Chicago, 4 p.m. Portland at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Los Angeles at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Toronto FC at Houston, 8 p.m. San Jose at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Seattle FC, 9 p.m. Montreal at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m. New York at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Toronto FC 0 0—0 Sporting Kansas City 2 0—2 First half-1, Sporting Kansas City, Sapong 5 (Peterson, Myers), 18th minute. 2, Sporting Kansas City, Julio Cesar 1 (Zusi), 34th. Second half-None. Goalies-Toronto FC, Milos Kocic; Sporting Kansas City, Jimmy Nielsen. Yellow Cards-Lambe, Toronto FC, 55th; Johnson, Toronto FC, 77th; Bunbury, Sporting Kansas City, 82nd. Referee-Paul Ward. Assistant Referees-Philippe Briere. Marco Arruda. 4th Official-Leszek Stalmach. A-20,488 (18,500)

2012 European Championship Glance FIRST ROUND GROUP A

GP W D L GF GAPTS x-Czech Rep. 3 2 0 1 4 5 6 x-Greece 3 1 1 1 3 4 4 Russia 3 1 1 1 5 3 4 Poland 3 0 2 1 2 3 2 x-advanced to quarterfinals June 8 At Warsaw, Poland Poland 1, Greece 1 At Wroclaw, Poland Russia 4, Czech Republic 1 June 12 At Wroclaw, Poland Czech Republic 2, Greece 1 At Warsaw, Poland Poland 1, Russia 1 Saturday’s Games At Warsaw, Poland Greece 1, Russia 0 At Wroclaw, Poland Czech Republic 1, Poland 0 GROUP B GP W D L GF GAPTS Germany 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 Portugal 2 1 0 1 3 3 3 Denmark 2 1 0 1 3 3 3 Netherlands 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 June 9 At Kharkiv, Ukraine Denmark 1, Netherlands 0 At Lviv, Ukraine Germany 1, Portugal 0 June 13 At Lviv, Ukraine Portugal 3, Denmark 2 At Kharkiv, Ukraine Germany 2, Netherlands 1 Today’s Games At Kharkiv, Ukraine Portugal vs. Netherlands, 1:45 p.m. At Lviv, Ukraine Denmark vs. Germany, 1:45 p.m. GROUP C GP W D L GF GAPTS Spain 2 1 1 0 5 1 4 Croatia 2 1 1 0 4 2 4 Italy 2 0 2 0 2 2 2 Ireland 2 0 0 2 1 7 0 June 10 At Gdansk, Poland Spain 1, Italy 1 At Poznan, Poland Croatia 3, Ireland 1 June 14 At Poznan, Poland Italy 1, Croatia 1 At Gdansk, Poland Spain 4, Ireland 0 Monday’s Games At Gdansk, Poland Croatia vs. Spain, 1:45 p.m. At Poznan, Poland Italy vs. Ireland, 1:45 p.m. GROUP D GP W D L GF GAPTS France 2 1 1 0 3 1 4 England 2 1 1 0 4 3 4 Ukraine 2 1 0 1 2 3 3 Sweden 2 0 0 2 3 5 0 June 11 At Donetsk, Ukraine France 1, England 1 At Kiev, Ukraine Ukraine 2, Sweden 1 Friday’s Games At Donetsk, Ukraine France 2, Ukraine 0 At Kiev, Ukraine England 3, Sweden 2 Thursday’s Games At Kiev, Ukraine Sweden vs. France, 1:45 p.m. At Donetsk, Ukraine England vs. Ukraine, 1:45 p.m.

Alliance Truck Parts 250

Saturday At Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Mich. Lap length: 2 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (3) Joey Logano, Toyota, 125 laps, 133.1 rating, 0 points, $37,600. 2. (4) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 125, 112.9, 0, $36,368. 3. (15) Kurt Busch, Toyota, 125, 105, 0, $22,350. 4. (2) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 125, 112.3, 41, $26,868. 5. (1) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 125, 109.2, 40, $27,293. 6. (11) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 125, 110.7, 39, $21,093. 7. (13) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 125, 95.5, 0, $20,478. 8. (7) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 125, 127.6, 0, $16,045. 9. (17) Brian Scott, Toyota, 125, 103.5, 35, $20,118. 10. (9) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 125, 91.6, 0, $14,250. 11. (6) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 125, 113.8, 34, $19,968. 12. (18) Michael Annett, Ford, 125, 89.1, 32, $19,468. 13. (16) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 125, 83.9, 31, $21,818. 14. (8) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 125, 90.4, 31, $19,093. 15. (23) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 125, 77.6, 29, $19,943. 16. (14) Johanna Long, Chevrolet, 125, 80.6, 28, $19,043. 17. (22) Jeff Green, Toyota, 125, 70.2, 27, $18,793. 18. (5) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 125, 81.4, 27, $18,993. 19. (19) Jason Bowles, Toyota, 124, 66.2, 25, $18,693. 20. (30) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 124, 62.7, 24, $19,318.

21. (28) Tayler Malsam, Toyota, 124, 67.5, 23, $18,568. 22. (27) Erik Darnell, Chevrolet, 124, 70, 22, $18,518. 23. (36) Tony Raines, Ford, 124, 58.2, 0, $12,000. 24. (12) Brad Sweet, Chevrolet, 123, 70.6, 20, $18,418. 25. (20) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 123, 73, 19, $19,843. 26. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, 123, 47, 18, $18,293. 27. (33) Danny Efland, Chevrolet, 122, 46.1, 17, $18,243. 28. (37) Angela Cope, Chevrolet, 119, 41.2, 16, $18,168. 29. (21) Jamie Dick, Chevrolet, accident, 116, 51.9, 15, $18,118. 30. (24) Josh Richards, Ford, accident, 116, 52.8, 14, $11,900. 31. (31) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, engine, 76, 49.1, 14, $18,013. 32. (35) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, engine, 56, 43.4, 12, $11,485. 33. (39) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, handling, 42, 42.5, 11, $11,450. 34. (10) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, engine, 32, 38.8, 10, $11,430. 35. (42) Tim Schendel, Chevrolet, overheating, 15, 38.5, 9, $11,415. 36. (34) Blake Koch, Chevrolet, vibration, 12, 36.6, 8, $11,375. 37. (38) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, engine, 11, 39.4, 0, $11,355. 38. (29) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, overheating, 9, 36.7, 6, $11,316. 39. (26) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, engine, 8, 38.1, 0, $11,190. 40. (41) Michael Guerity, Chevrolet, vibration, 6, 37.5, 4, $11,160. 41. (40) Matt DiBenedetto, Chevrolet, vibration, 5, 35.9, 3, $11,135. 42. (25) Kevin Lepage, Toyota, vibration, 4, 34.4, 2, $11,080. 43. (43) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, vibration, 1, 32.9, 1, $11,030. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 132.979 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 52 minutes, 48 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.208 seconds. Caution Flags: 7 for 26 laps. Lead Changes: 14 among 10 drivers. Lap Leaders: A.Dillon 1-4; C.Whitt 5-13; A.Dillon 14-20; J.Logano 21-27; J.Clements 28; S.Hornish Jr. 29-49; P.Menard 50-57; J.Buescher 58-59; P.Menard 60-88; C.Whitt 89; D.Patrick 90; S.Hornish Jr. 91-94; J.Allgaier 95-98; E.Sadler 99-101; J.Logano 102-125. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): P.Menard, 2 times for 37 laps; J.Logano, 2 times for 31 laps; S.Hornish Jr., 2 times for 25 laps; A.Dillon, 2 times for 11 laps; C.Whitt, 2 times for 10 laps; J.Allgaier, 1 time for 4 laps; E.Sadler, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Buescher, 1 time for 2 laps; D.Patrick, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Clements, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 488; 2. A.Dillon, 480; 3. R.Stenhouse Jr., 461; 4. S.Hornish Jr., 443; 5. C.Whitt, 407; 6. J.Allgaier, 407; 7. M.Annett, 396; 8. M.Bliss, 333; 9. J.Nemechek, 316; 10. T.Malsam, 305.

Quicken Loans 400 Lineup

After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday At Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Mich. Lap length: 2 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 203.241 mph. 2. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 202.037. 3. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 201.816. 4. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 201.72. 5. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 201.472. 6. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 201.461. 7. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 201.444. 8. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 201.37. 9. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 201.247. 10. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 201.179. 11. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 200.882. 12. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 200.725. 13. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 200.686. 14. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 200.591. 15. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 200.39. 16. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 200.384. 17. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 200.317. 18. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 200.133. 19. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 200.111. 20. (22) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 199.944. 21. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 199.612. 22. (33) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 199.54. 23. (23) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, 199.474. 24. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 198.555. 25. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 198.473. 26. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 198.238. 27. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 198.118. 28. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 197.922. 29. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 197.78. 30. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 197.699. 31. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 197.395. 32. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 197.087.

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33. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 197.055. 34. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 197.028. 35. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 196.829. 36. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 196.818. 37. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 196.77. 38. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 196.673. 39. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 193.107. 40. (32) Ken Schrader, Ford, owner points. 41. (10) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, owner points. 42. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, owner points. 43. (49) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 195.117. Failed to Qualify 44. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 194.295. 45. (74) Stacy Compton, Chevrolet, 193.606.

Milwaukee IndyFest

Saturday At The Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wis. Lap length: 1 mile (Starting position in parentheses) All cars Dallara chassis 1. (2) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Chevrolet, 225 laps. 2. (6) Tony Kanaan, Chevrolet, 225. 3. (8) James Hinchcliffe, Chevrolet, 225. 4. (20) Oriol Servia, Chevrolet, 225. 5. (5) E.J. Viso, Chevrolet, 225. 6. (4) Helio Castroneves, Chevrolet, 225. 7. (13) Alex Tagliani, Honda, 225. 8. (22) Ed Carpenter, Chevrolet, 225. 9. (11) Graham Rahal, Honda, 225. 10. (3) Rubens Barrichello, Chevrolet, 225. 11. (21) Scott Dixon, Honda, 225. 12. (14) Will Power, Chevrolet, 225. 13. (7) Simon Pagenaud, Honda, 224. 14. (19) Ryan Briscoe, Chevrolet, 224. 15. (9) Marco Andretti, Chevrolet, 224. 16. (25) Mike Conway, Honda, 224. 17. (18) Charlie Kimball, Honda, 224. 18. (15) Katherine Legge, Chevrolet, 220. 19. (1) Dario Franchitti, Honda, 193, contact. 20. (24) Takuma Sato, Honda, 107, contact. 21. (16) James Jakes, Honda, 106, contact. 22. (10) J.R. Hildebrand, Chevrolet, 105, mechanical. 23. (12) Justin Wilson, Honda, 93, mechanical. 24. (23) Simona de Silvestro, Lotus, 62, contact. 25. (17) Josef Newgarden, Honda, 48, mechanical. Race Statistics Winners average speed: 122.020 mph. Time of Race: 1:52:17.8119. Margin of Victory: 5.1029 seconds. Cautions: 5 for 51 laps. Lead Changes: 5 among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: Franchitti 1-63, Castroneves 64-68, Hinchcliffe 69, Viso 70-96, Castroneves 97-141, Hunter-Reay 142-225. Points: Power 274, Hinchcliffe 243, Dixon 239, Hunter-Reay 233, Castroneves 231, Pagenaud 216, Franchitti 205, Kanaan 200, Briscoe 193, Servia 173.

NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Qualifying

Saturday At Bristol Dragway Bristol, Tenn. First-Round Pairings Top Fuel — 1. Antron Brown, 3.814 seconds, 323.12 mph vs. 16. Scott Palmer, 4.045, 299.33; 2. Tony Schumacher, 3.822, 320.66 vs. 15. Dom Lagana, 4.019, 302.28; 3. Terry McMillen, 3.823, 315.27 vs. 14. Cory McClenathan, 3.927, 307.79; 4. Doug Kalitta, 3.835, 321.81 vs. 13. Khalid alBalooshi, 3.920, 314.24; 5. Hillary Will, 3.837, 308.35 vs. 12. Bruce Litton, 3.881, 309.34; 6. Steve Torrence, 3.840, 318.02 vs. 11. Clay Millican, 3.870, 314.61; 7. Spencer Massey, 3.844, 321.58 vs. 10. David Grubnic, 3.856, 316.30; 8. Bob Vandergriff, 3.855, 319.07 vs. 9. Shawn Langdon, 3.855, 316.08. Did Not Qualify: 17. Pat Dakin, 4.160, 291.19; 18. Brandon Bernstein, 4.221, 298.93; 19. Chris Karamesines, 4.320, 245.27; 20. Morgan Lucas, 4.778, 303.78; 21. Ike Maier, 5.712, 173.25. Funny Car — 1. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, 4.063, 310.48 vs. 16. Blake Alexander, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.188, 301.67; 2. Mike Neff, Mustang, 4.072, 310.70 vs. 15. Alexis DeJoria, Toyota Camry, 4.156, 304.53; 3. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, 4.077, 310.13 vs. 14. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.131, 302.75; 4. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.091, 306.40 vs. 13. Courtney Force, Mustang, 4.131, 304.60; 5. John Force, Mustang, 4.094, 312.71 vs. 12. Tony Pedregon, Camry, 4.130, 306.26; 6. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.096, 307.79 vs. 11. Cruz Pedregon, Camry, 4.128, 304.19; 7. Jeff Arend, Camry, 4.110, 309.63 vs. 10. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.128, 305.49; 8. Johnny Gray, Charger, 4.120, 309.56 vs. 9. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.124, 304.12. Did Not Qualify: 17. Todd Lesenko, 4.289, 282.78; 18. Bob Bode, 5.617, 290.76. Pro Stock — 1. Allen Johnson, Dodge Avenger, 6.623, 207.78 vs. 16. Shane Gray, Chevy Camaro, 6.746, 204.66; 2. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.641, 207.27 vs. 15. Larry Morgan, Ford

BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 12. Recalled RHP Clayton Mortensen from Pawtucket (IL). MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled RHP Liam Hendriks from Rochester (IL). Optioned RHP Lester Oliveros to Rochester. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Released OF Manny Ramirez from his minor league contract. Recalled RHP Tyson Ross and INF Eric Sogard from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned RHP Evan Scribner and INF Adam Morales to Sacramento. Assigned INF Kila Ka’aihue outright to Sacramento. TEXAS RANGERS — Selected the contract of RHP Justin Grimm from Frisco (TL). Optioned RHP Yoshinori Tateyama to Round Rock (PCL). Transferred RHP Neftali Perez to the 60-day DL. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed RHP Drew Hutchison on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Robert Coello from Las Vegas (PCL). National League CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Paul Blackburn, RHP Josh Conway, INF Stephen Bruno, LHP Michael Heesch and C Chadd Krist on minor league contracts. MIAMI MARLINS — Placed RHP Sandy Rosario on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chris Hatcher from New Orleans (PCL). NEW YORK METS — Placed OF Jason Bay on the 7-day concussion DL. Activated INF Justin Turner from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Koch, SS Branden Kaupe, RHP Brandon Welch, RHP Corey Oswalt, C Tomas Nido, 2B Richie Rodriguez, RHP Paul Sewald, RHP Robert Whalen, RHP Matthew Bowman, C Stefan Sabol, RHP Tyler Vanderheiden, RHP Timothy Peterson and 3B Jeff Reynolds on minor league contracts. Assigned Koch, Welch, Rodriguez, Sewald, Whalen, Bowman, Sabol, Vanderheiden, Peterson and Reynolds to Brooklyn (NYP) and Kaupe, Oswalt and Nido to Kingsport (Appalachian). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Recalled C Erik Kratz from Lehigh Valley (IL). Optioned RHP B.J. Rosenberg to Lehigh Valley. American Association EL PASO DIABLOS — Released RHP Cody Railsback. GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed 1B KC Judge. Released INF Rico Washington. KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed RHP Drew Bailey. LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed C Salomon Manriquez. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Released C Tyler Goodro.

NCAA College World Series Glance

At TD Ameritrade Park Omaha Omaha, Neb. Double Elimination x-if necessary Friday’s Games UCLA 9, Stony Brook 1 Arizona 4, Florida State 3, 12 innings Saturday’s Games Arkansas 8, Kent State 1 Game 4 — South Carolina (45-17) vs. Florida (47-18), (n) Sunday’s Games Game 5 — Stony Brook (52-14) vs. Florida State (48-16), 4 p.m. Game 6 — UCLA (48-14) vs. Arizona (44-17), 8 p.m. Monday’s Games Game 7 — Kent State (46-19) vs. Game 4 loser, 4 p.m. Game 8 — Arkansas (45-20) vs. Game 4 winner, 8 p.m.

American Association Central Division Wichita Sioux City Gary Kansas City Lincoln North Division Winnipeg St. Paul Sioux Falls Fargo-Moorhead South Division

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W L Pct. GB Grand Prairie 19 10 .655 — Amarillo 16 11 .593 2 Laredo 12 16 .429 6½ El Paso 6 22 .214 12½ Saturday’s Games Sioux Falls 7, St. Paul 6 Wichita 9, Kansas City 4 Fargo-Moorhead 5, Lincoln 0 Sioux City 4, Winnipeg 3 Gary at Amarillo, (n) El Paso at Laredo, (n) Today’s Games St. Paul at Sioux Falls, 2 p.m. Kansas City at Wichita, 2 p.m. Gary at Amarillo, 6 p.m. Winnipeg at Sioux City, 6 p.m. Monday’s Games Grand Prairie at Rockland, 6 p.m. Sioux City at Fargo-Moorhead, 7 p.m. Amarillo at Wichita, 7 p.m. El Paso at Kansas City, 7 p.m. St. Paul at Lincoln, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m. Gary at Laredo, 7:30 p.m.

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NATIONAL CONFERENCE Central Division W L T Pct PF San Antonio 10 3 0 .769 721 Chicago 8 5 0 .615 762 Iowa 5 9 0 .357 731 Kansas City 2 10 0 .167 462 West Division W L T Pct PF Arizona 10 3 0 .769 848 San Jose 9 4 0 .692 852 Utah 8 5 0 .615 830 Spokane 7 5 0 .583 723 AMERICAN CONFERENCE South Division W L T Pct PF Georgia 7 7 0 .500 622 Jacksonville 6 7 0 .462 657 New Orleans 6 7 0 .462 710 Tampa Bay 6 7 0 .462 690 Orlando 2 11 0 .154 542 Eastern Division W L T Pct PF Philadelphia 11 3 0 .786 945 Cleveland 6 7 0 .462 611 Milwaukee 5 8 0 .385 766 Pittsburgh 3 10 0 .231 579 Friday’s Games Orlando 64, Tampa Bay 40 Saturday’s Games Philadelphia 62, Jacksonville 27 Milwaukee 63, Pittsburgh 62 New Orleans 54, Cleveland 42 Chicago 62, Georgia 27 San Antonio 57, Iowa 35 Utah at Spokane, (n) Today’s Game San Jose at Kansas City, 2 p.m.

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Robinson savoring summer in Lawrence By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Russell Robinson, who has played professional basketball in Spain and Turkey the past two seasons after a stint in the NBA Developmental League, says he’s thoroughly enjoyed competing overseas. “The money is good. The competition’s good everywhere in Europe,” said Robinson, starting point guard on Kansas University’s 2008 NCAA championship team. There’s been one huge drawback to earning sixfigure paychecks, however. “I miss home. That’s the biggest thing,” said Robinson, a 26-year-old native of New York. “I get away and enjoy it a little bit, but then I get homesick.” The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder returned from a sixmonth stay in Trabzon, Turkey in mid-May. He spent a few weeks with family members in New York, before heading to Lawrence on Thursday for the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic charity basketball game — one in which he scored 21 points off 7-of-17 shooting. He hit five threes. “I’ll be here two weeks. I booked a one-way flight here. Maybe I’ll stay longer,” said Robinson, who plans on working out with KU’s current players, who are in town for summer school. “I love to come back any chance I get. It’s always good to be around some love. With KU fans, you feel a lot of love,” Robinson added. He averaged 13.4 points (off 47.8 percent shooting), 3.2 assists and 2.1 steals a game last season for Turkish League team Trabzonspor. “I had a couple minor things that nagged me,” said Robinson, who

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FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY POINT GUARD RUSSELL ROBINSON GREETS Sarah, right, and Mary Buckels before the start of the annual Rock Chalk Roundball Classic held Thursday at Free State High School. Robinson, who has played overseas the past two seasons, said he’ll be in Lawrence for at least two weeks this summer while he weighs his options for the fall. missed several games because of a dislocated thumb and sprained knee. “That whole tournament run saved my season,” he added of the Jayhawks advancing to the national title game in the NCAA Tournament. “(Because of the injuries) I was a little stressed out over there. Watching them on TV ... seeing the guys do so well helped me so much.” He wasn’t surprised the Jayhawks stormed past

North Carolina and Ohio State en route to the title game appearance vs. Kentucky. “They had two great players in Tyshawn (Taylor) and T-Rob (Thomas Robinson) and other guys playing well. And coach (Bill) Self, who is a great coach,” Robinson said in an interview at Self’s Parent-Child camp on Friday. Robinson plans on playing in Wednesday’s Bill Self camp alumni game

while finalizing plans for next season. “I’ve got some things on the table now,” Robinson said. “The NBA ... I’m still trying to do that. If it doesn’t work out, I’ll go back over there (Europe). I’ve done (NBA) summer league four years. I’ve played for a lot of teams. We’ll see if that’s an option. “Europe is always an option for me. I could always go back to the DLeague. We’ll see.”

FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY POINT GUARD RUSSELL ROBINSON FIRES A THREE over the outstretched arm of fellow Jayhawk alumnus Keith Langford during Thursday’s Rock Chalk Roundball Classic.

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10am

Wreath Laying Ceremony

11:00am

JUNE 22 & 23

Carnival/Games

Parade

Ottaway Amusement Inc.

Line up - Lecompton Elementary at 10am

Information Table Opens

11:30am

6:30pm

United Methodist Church Dinner

6:30-7:30pm

Turtle & Frog Race Registration

Passport to Historic Lecompton 2nd Annaul!

7:00pm

1:00pm-4:00pm

Softball Tournament Begins

At Steve & Jerri’s

LUMC VBS Cake Walk

12:30pm-1:30pm Meet at the Information Table

30th Anniversary Reception

In front of the bandstand

30th Anniversary A of the Dedication of the Territorial Capital Museum

SATURDAY

2:00pm

Fort Titus Battle Reenactment

Pancake Feed

Bleeding Kansas Play

8:00am

Information Table Closes C Car & Motorcycle Show Awards

Beside Community Building

4:00pm

3:00pm

7-10am

At Lane University

Community Building

Horseshoe Tournament Frog & Turtle Races

Old Time Games in the Park

In front of the park

3-Legged Race, Egg Toss & More!

Softball Tournament (cont’d)

9 am

Pioneer Skills Living History & Demos Constitution Hall and Lane Open

9:00am-Noon

Car & Motorcycle Show Registration

6:00pm

Ice Cream Social in the Park Bring Your Blankets

Square Dance Demonstration By the bandstand

9:00pm-Midnight

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Stacia Decker Age: 35 Relationship status: Married Hometown: Valley Center Time in Lawrence: Visiting for a couple days Occupation: Literary agent Dream job: Literary agent What were you doing when scouted? Saying goodbye to my sister and brother-in-law Describe your style: I never iron. I buy cotton. Fashion trends you love: Punkrock jewelry Fashion trends you hate: I hate rompers. Fashion influences: New York City, in general What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I love Lawrence the way it is. It’s my favorite place to visit in Kansas. Less of? Patchouli incense in stores Tattoos or piercings? Yes. I have a tattoo of the state motto of Kansas and a stalk of wheat on my foot. I also have my nose and tragus pierced. Who do people say you look like? A younger Emma Thompson. And a younger Hillary Clinton. Tell us a secret… My father is a huge KU fan, but he graduated from K-State.

FAME Liberty Hall celebrates a century of bringing community together

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.D. Bowersock surely never envisioned his elegant Beaux-Artsstyle opera house with a Plexiglas dance floor and disco lights, people crammed shoulder-toshoulder while Ike and Tina Turner rocked the stage, or even harboring unorthodox Christmas trees in its every nook and cranny. In the last 100 years, the building now called Liberty Hall has changed names and motifs but rarely strayed from its identity as a community gathering place. Bowersock descendent Stephen Hill, a Lawrence

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Adam Korte Age: 17 Relationship status: Single Hometown: Warren, R.I. Time in Lawrence: 12 hours Occupation: Student/camp counselor Dream job: Getting paid to travel What were you doing when scouted? Breathing. Digesting. Looking at “Clockwork Orange” T-shirts. Describe your style: Preppy hipster Fashion trends you love: I’m digging plaid, Ray-Ban sunglasses and earthy tones. Fashion trends you hate: Valleygirl style and anything too revealing Fashion influences: Thom Yorke What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Music Less of? Frowns Tattoos or piercings? None Who do people say you look like? One of the Doctors from “Doctor Who.” Tell us a secret… I don’t have many secrets. I’m an open book.

CONTACT US Jon Ralston Sunday Pulse editor 832-7189 jralston@ljworld.com

Katie Bean Go! editor 832-6361 kbean@ljworld.com

LIBERTY HALL IN PHOTOS See a photo gallery of Liberty Hall from its beginnings to the present at Lawrence.com. resident, says that’s probably fitting. “I think he understood from the first that this was a contribution to the cultural life of Lawrence,” Hill says. Liberty Hall’s current owners, David and Susan Millstein, of Baldwin, see the building at Seventh and Massachusetts streets as more than just a business. “We feel the same way that Bowersock felt about it,” David Millstein says. “You always need a place for entertainment and community, and we’re here to fulfill that.” Please see LIBERTY, page 5C

100 YEARS OF LIBERTY HALL 1912

Newly constructed Bowersock Opera House opens, called “the finest theatre for any town the size of Lawrence” by the Lawrence Daily Journal-World

1920s

Motion picture equipment installed to show occasional films in addition to live performances

1940

Theater changes hands, contest held to rename it. The Jayhawker is chosen because of the venue’s close association with Kansas University (KU drama performances and other events had been held on the site since the 1800s).

1940

Jayhawker hosts world premiere of “Dark Command.” The film, starring John Wayne, was set in Lawrence and inspired by the story of Quantrill’s Raid.

Late 1950s

Jayhawker closes, building sold and used for warehouse space Photo courtesy of Spencer Research Library, Kansas University

1923

Bowersock is sold to Glen W. Dickinson Sr. and renamed Dickinson Theater, presents primarily motion pictures.

1928

First wedding performed in building.

1929

Air conditioning installed, making the Dickinson one of only two public places in town to have it.

1960s

Civil Defense flags building as one of safest in town for a bomb shelter

1974

Red Dog closes, building changes hands and identities numerous times in the next decade. Ventures include the Free State Opera House, the 7th Spirit Club (a nightclub in the basement), Bugsy’s Disco and the Lawrence Opera House.

1982

Lawrence Opera House closes, building goes up for auction. Venue open only for private parties.

1980s

City entertains plan to tear down building, and others nearby, to build a 400,000-square-foot mall.

1985

David Millstein and the late Charlie Oldfather purchase building at auction.

1964

Building bought by John Brown and Mike Murfin, who open it as the Red Dog Inn. New concert venue draws acts including the Dick Clark Show, Arlo Guthrie, Fleetwood Mac and Ike and Tina Turner. At one point, owners once told the Journal-World, Red Dog was the largest draught Budweiser account in the country.

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1986

After extensive rehabilitation, building reopens as Liberty Hall.

— Source: Watkins Community Museum of History

PHOTOS FEATURING LIBERTY HALL from 1911 to the present, courtesy of Spencer Research Library at Kansas University and Douglas County Historical Society, Watkins Museum, and Journal-World File Photos.

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Band to perform 2 nights as part of Liberty Hall celebration By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

ONLINE: See more of our interview with Steven Drozd at Lawrence.com

At 43, Steven Drozd is the young Flaming Lip. In a band with a Grammy-winning, innovative psych-freak-reputationgaining, 20-year-plus career, Drozd is a talented multi-instrumentalist widely known to be the musical backbone to the group, the person who can take wild and wonderful frontman Wayne Coyne’s wacky ideas and help structure them into beloved songs. Drozd grew up in Houston, his father a semiprofessional polka musician. In his early 20s, already an accomplished drummer, he moved to Norman, Okla., where he met Coyne. Ahead of the band’s twonight Liberty Hall hoopla in Please see LIPS, page 5C


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ot so fast if you were thinking about putting away that shoebox of old photos. In light of the response we received from readers and the popularity of the Dear Lawrence Project, Online ordination capitalism at work we’ve decided to bring it back for another gocosts of a around. Jeff Barclay, lead pasfailed martor, Christ Community riage are Church, 1100 Kasold often more Drive: than a trafI am far less concerned fic accident. with online, mail-order More than ordinations as I am with a registracouples opting out of martion fee and riage entirely, or attempts a blood test to redefine marriage as Barclay should be something other than a union between a man and expected of anyone getwoman. ting behind the wheel of The house church a marriage. I have doubts movement is growing in as to online ordained marnkrug@ljworld.com popularity, and most of riage officials devoting these groups do not have much time to premarital The Journal-World and recognized clergy. Secu- counseling. LJWorld.com will soon larism has left many KanA check of online ordi- be accepting digital subsans without any religious nation reveals capitalistic missions. More details on sect with which to identi- supply and demand at its the submission process fy. However, since Kansas ridiculous best! One site will come later, but right marriage statutes appear offered free ordination. now the important part, if to require an “authorized Others sold wall certifi- you’re interested in parofficiating person” (Kan- cates suitable for framing. ticipating, is to start gathsas Statute 23-104a), on- But more than a few sites ering your subject matter. line ordinations are on the required the spending of For those of you unfarise. some serious “plastic.” miliar with the project, My basic understand- Ironically, the truth is a you can do Google search ing about marriage comes couple don’t have to have of “Dear Lawrence Projfrom the Old Testament. an ordained official per- ect” to find links to the inMarriage is an agree- form their wedding. troduction as well as last ment between a man and Kansas Statute 23-104a year’s gallery to provide a woman. It is accompa- concludes that after a li- you with some examples. nied by a commitment cense has been issued, If you’ve read this already ceremony that recognizes a marriage may be sol- and are a seasoned “rethe couple’s dual respon- emnized and contracted: photographic” pro, feel sibilities to each other as a “The two parties them- free to skip ahead or stop sacred vow and legal con- selves, by mutual declara- reading right here. tract. Marriage officiants, tions that they take each In my opinion and as well as the two witness- other as husband and wife, through past experience, es, legitimize this mutual in accordance with the the images that most sucdeclaration, while verify- customs, rules, and regu- cessfully bridge the visual ing both partners are over lations of any religious gap between old and new the age of 18 and that they society, denomination or are the ones that align the have come together will- sect to which either of best. If you were like me ingly. the two parties belong, and got a C- in geometry, My expectation is that may be married without couples receive some kind an authorized officiating of pre-marriage prepa- person.” ration. Kansas does not require such instruction. — Send email to Jeff Barclay This is unfortunate. The at jeff@ccclawrence.org.

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Send your questions about faith and spiritual issues for our religion columnists to religion@ljworld.com.

Minister’s training can be beneficial but not necessary for marriage The Rev. Kent WintersHazelton, pastor, First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway: The practice of online (or mail-in) ordination offers both benefits and the potential for abuse. Traditionally, ordination, proffered within a religious tradition or denomination, allows one to conduct religious rituals and service within that tradition’s practices, some of which are recognized by civil law (i.e., weddings). My colleagues in ministry receive extensive training to become eligible for ordination. That training includes seven years college and graduate-level education, psychological testing, and scores of evaluations, interviews and exams by our denominations to determine our fitness for service and ordination. Unlike the medical, legal and academic professions, there are no specific standards one must meet in order to conduct our work. Meanwhile, ordination is now offered by dozens of nontraditional channels. In my view, a minister’s training is invaluable for the work we do within our faith community’s context, but is not necessary to read the words that are part of a wedding ceremony. A friend I knew in college had completed

seminary training but did not pursue ordination. When asked if he could conduct a wedding, he Winterscontacted Hazelton the state, who advised him that they recognized ordinations by mail. He filled out the form, sent in his check and conducted the wedding. Many people have been married by someone they respected whose license to perform marriages has been issued by a nonreligious organization, often through the Internet. This practice becomes problematic when someone ordained through an online service offers professional services without any accountability. Priests, rabbis, imams and ministers are subject to their respective ecclesiastical authorities and rules of discipline; online ministers are not. Another problem occurs when the ordination is used to avoid taxes, or to establish a housing allowance tax-deduction that is provided to clergy, while not actually seeking to conduct religious services. — Send email to Kent Winters-Hazelton at fpcpastor@ sunflower.com.

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Chinese acrobats swing into Lawrence A 20-person Chinese acrobatic troupe, known as the Fabulous Chinese Acrobats, will perform Monday night at Liberty Hall, with all proceeds going to the Lawrence Homeless Shelter. The show, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature plate spinning, foot juggling and team acrobatics. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be purchased at the Liberty Hall box office or online at ticketmaster. com.

Youths to perform classic comedy The Lawrence Arts Center’s Summer Youth Theater is preparing to kick off performances of the classic Depression-era comedy “You Can’t Take It With You.” The play, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, takes place in a large house occupied by the Sycamores, a slightly crazy New York family. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. June 24 at the Arts Center. Tickets for all shows are $9.50 for adults and $6.50 for students and seniors.

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FATHER FIGURES

the images will be thrown out of whack. Third, use elements within the photo, i.e. sidewalks, fences, houses, buildings and even people, to measure scale. If the roof line of the old photo and the current scene line up but the ground doesn’t, you’re probably too close or too far away and simply need to move a few steps and then reposition. For those of you shooting with wide-angle zooms, it seems easier to choose a focal length and physically move forward or backward rather than trying to align by zooming, but whatever works. This may not be a tip, but the images don’t necessarily have to be old or of recognizable places to be effective. Most of us don’t have an archive that includes pictures of the Campanile being constructed, Photo by Joyce Halderman but Joyce Halderman did THE CAMPANILE AT KANSAS UNIVERSITY was dedicated in and it was pretty cool. May of 1951 in honor of military personnel who died servJust about everyone, ing in World War II. Joyce Halderman’s dad, Clem Zillner, however, has pictures of was a carpenter who worked for Constant Construction family and friends in and Company at the time. This is a picture of the of the around town, and I enwooden scaffolding used to support the men working on courage you not to pass the structure. It was taken looking north over Memorial these over. I’d say if you Stadium at the back of Strong Hall. The picture was taken have images of people and last year as part of the Dear Lawrence Project, which is places that are dear to you coming back this year. and the location is still accessible, give it a shot. Stay tuned for more deyou’ll likely have to spend graph in your hand) as well a bit more time out in the as within your background tails and good luck. field before things start to (the current scene). Also, —Staff photographer Nick make sense. reshooting a photo held out Although we aren’t in front of you while try- Krug can be reached at 832-6353. looking for perfection, ing to include the existing here are some tips to help space is tough to do, even you through the process: with a normal lens, such as My first suggestion is to a 50 mm. use a wide-angle lens priSecond, I would say to marily for the depth that keep the photograph as you will get. Depth is your parallel as possible with friend in this project, and it the front of the lens. If you enables focus on your pri- skew the photo in your mary subject (the photo- hand, the overlaying of


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AExperience fewthesummer reads world from your easy chair

By Jennifer Brett The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Perhaps you take your summer reads with a side of fluff, eager to flip pages or skim screens with tales as frothy as the surf, light as a ray of sunshine, Winne Eisert, happy as a kid in a theme retired teacher, park. Or maybe your sumLawrence mer reading program is “‘The Chaperone’ by meant to add furrows to Laura Moriarty. I heard your brain as a refresher she was coming here, and on the classics the size it interested me because of a boat anchor. We’re my mom was of that era.” aiming squarely at the middle, with a selection of elegantly written titles “I loved the offering a strong sense of police beat,” Buchanan place, history lessons and said. “It was like Shakea compelling story. speare in the raw. You don’t learn as much about “A Dark and Lonely people in any other beat.” Place” This book is quite difby Edna Buchanan ferent. It is set in an era (Hardcover, 2011, Simon where Burdine’s (the & Schuster, 432 pages) Florida equivalent of This facRich’s, which also betually based came part historical of the Manovel takes cy’s emCasey Godinez, place well pire) was line cook, b e f o r e still the Lawrence mouse ears name of a “‘The Time Traveler’s became trading post Wife’ (by Audrey Niffeneg- F l o r i d a ’ s and where ger) I’d rather read the unoffiWinslow book than see the movie.” cial state Homer wansymbol, ders into when starthe action to crossed sketch a rivand iller scene one fated lovday. Yet like ers John the Montero Ashley novels and and LauBuchanan’s ra Upthegrove got other Miamicaught up in a dangerous based titles, the writlife of prison breaks, boot- ing in “Dark and Lonely legging and bank robbery. Place” crackles like dry “History’s always fas- kindling. cinated me,” Buchanan, The Floridian version a Pulitzer-Prize-winning of the Bonnie and Clyde April Rein, crime reporter for the story is peppered with inguidance counselor, Miami Herald before triguing bits of Florida hisLawrence becoming a bestselling tory, making this both an “I just started ‘Tess of the novelist, told us in an enjoyable and informative D’Urbervilles’ by Thomas interview. “Newspapers page-turner. “It was really Hardy.” are the first draft of his- harder than I thought,” tory.” She is best known Buchanan said. “It usufor her Brit Montero ally takes me about a year books, where the thinly to write a book. I got so veiled version of herself caught up in the research, chases crime news while it took me twice as long as her love life ebbs and I thought. John and Laura flows like a crashing tide had been simmering in my and her pea-brained edi- head for so long I thought tor rips into her copy like it would be easy.” a vampire draining life The result was worth from a victim’s neck. the wait.

Arianna Myers-Areth, fifth-grader, Lawrence “A book called ‘Flush’ (by Carl Hiassen).”

Dave Robicheaux series will be released midsummer, when the sun beats down on Louisiana like a fist. The book starts where “The Glass Rainbow” (2010) left off, with Robicheaux in the hospital recovering from his latest run-in with bad guys, and picks up the series with renewed vigor. As always, Burke’s muscular writing teeters on the edge of a purple prose canyon without ever quite falling in (the sun always seems to be a molten drop of honey in his world, the sky described in one passage as blue and hard as an inverted ceramic bowl) and his love of Louisiana is as fierce as his disgust at corporate titans whose greed puts profits a b o v e the environment. Similar to his 2007 title “The Tin Roof Blowdown,” about a murder mystery amid the destruction and aftermath of Katrina, the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is a villainous character here.

By Beth J. Harpaz Associated Press

Peter Greenberg ment for recommendations because those guys have been in everybody’s house and every restaurant. They know where the values are, where the best prices are.” Among his favorite spots, all found by talking to locals, are authentic chicken jerk places in Jamaica like Scotchie’s in Montego Bay; the tango clubs and venues in Buenos Aires called milongas that often start with a lesson and public dance, with more accomplished dancers taking the floor later; and Captain Charlie’s Reef Grill in Juno Beach, Fla., a seafood place in a strip mall a good 80 miles from Miami “but totally worth the drive,” said Greenberg. “They usually have a line of 40 people and there’s a reason for that.” In addition to lodging, food, nightlife, shopping and other activities, the books offer basics like trip-planning advice, a calendar of events, and background on the destinations’ history, arts and architecture. Fun features

New bio of Joyce comes up short By Mike Fischer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One could argue — and I would, against all comers and without reservation — that James Joyce was the greatest writer of the last century. Joyce was also the lucky subject of one of the best literary biographies of any century: Richard Ellmann’s “James Joyce,” first published in 1959 “Unfamiliar Fishes” and extensively revised by Sarah Vowell in 1982. (Paperback, 2012, RiverTaking on that legacy head Trade, 256 pages) is a tall order. In his own This book explores an“James Joyce,” biograother paradise destination, pher Gordon Bowker Hawaii. But the essayist and tries to do so and comes nonfiction author known up short. for her monologues on “This The first challenge conAmerican Life” tells the exfronting any Joyce bioghaustively researched rapher is separating fact story of how from literary fiction. Hawaii Given its autobiowas froggraphical inflections, both marched Bowker and Ellmann draw into stateparallels between Joyce’s hood followlife and his work. But as ing decades Ellmann cautions, even of American with a roman a clef like imperialism. “Ulysses,” “no key quite (USA! USA!) fits.” Bowker ignores that Vowell excaution sign. plores the hisWorse, Bowker makes tory of Ameristrained connections ca’s annexation between fact and ficof Hawaii with tion; at one point, for exwit as dry as ample, he suggests that a weathered the long walks taken palm frond. by Joyce’s father “foreShe muses shadow the wandering about what deposed Queen narrative line which Liliuokalani would think of “Major Pettigrew’s snakes through most of Hawaiian-born President Last Stand” his son’s fiction.” Barack Obama being ser- by Helen Simonson Ellmann isn’t just a bet(Paperback, 2010, Ranenaded on his inauguration ter reader of Joyce’s ficby schoolchildren singing dom House Trade Papertion. He is also a more “Aloha ‘Oe,” one of the songs backs, 384 pages) perceptive reader of So, you are hopping she wrote. Joyce’s life. “I have a lot of respect across the pond to Mother and admiration for her, England for the Olympics, not just as a person but as the Queen’s Jubilee or to a writer, as a musician,” try to glimpse Pippa MidVowell said. After you’ve dleton? Splendid. Whilst read her book, the image you may be amping up of Hawaiian dancers en- your Anglophile cred with tertaining tourists at re- a ream of “Downton AbHere are the best-sellers sorts by performing the bey” reruns, this utterly for the week that ended hula will conjure the old charming tale not only June 9, compiled from chestnut about developers paints a vivid portrait of data from independent and who knock down stately life in an English village, chain bookstores, book old trees to make way for it also explores the counwholesalers and indepentacky new subdivisions, try’s growing diversity. dent distributors nationThe love story between then name new streets afwide. a very proper English widter the fallen giants. ower and the vivacious “Creole Belle” Pakistani woman who Fiction by James Lee Burke causes some tongues to 1. “Kiss the Dead.” Lau(Hardcover, July 17, Si- wag is something of an rell K. Hamilton. Berkley, mon & Schuster, 544 pag- allegory for England’s in$27.95. es) creasingly multicultural 2. “The Storm.” Clive The latest in Burke’s population. Cussler. Putnam, $27.95. 3. “Gone Girl.” Gillian Flynn. Crown, $25. 4. “Calico Joe.” John Grisham. Doubleday, $24.95. 5. “11th Hour.” James goes straight to the source for ideas Patterson. Little, Brown, $27.99. 6. “Stolen Prey.” John include recommendations In addition to lodgSandford. Putnam, $27.95. for movies and literature, ing, food, nightlife, 7. “Spring Fever.” Mary such as books by V.S. NaiKay Andrews. St. Martin’s, paul, Jamaica Kincaid and shopping and other $25.99. Junot Diaz for the Carib- activities, the books 8. “The Innocent.” David bean, and films ranging offer basics like tripfrom “A Streetcar Named planning advice, a cal- Baldacci. Grand Central, $27.99. Desire” to “The Big Easy” 9. “The Bourne Imperaand “When the Levees endar of events, and tive.” Eric Van Lustbader. Broke” for New background on the Grand Central, $27.99. Orleans. Other destinations’ history, 10. “A Blaze of Glory.” Jeff highlights in each book are arts and architecture. Shaara. Ballantine Books, $28. lists of “Peter’s Top Picks,” such as Mulate’s for and his book is designed Nonfiction music in New for those adventurous 1. “The Amateur.” Edward Orleans, and travelers: “I don’t know quick travel tips, anybody who goes on Klein. Regnery Publishing, like where to find these trips who doesn’t $27.95. 2. “The Great Destroyer.” after-midnight go off on their own for drinks in Boca a day. I’m not saying David Limbaugh. Regnery, Raton, Fla. (Funky Buddha you should, but I’m tell- $29.95. 3. “It Worked for Me.” CoLounge and Blue Martini). ing you that people do.” Greenberg acknowl- He added that while he lin Powell. Harper, $27.99. 4. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill edged that the Cuba guide doesn’t want to encouris different from the oth- age anyone to “violate O’Reilly. Henry Holt, $28. 5. “The Skinny Rules.” ers because Americans the rules,” the fact is that are only legally allowed some Americans also vis- Bob Harper. Ballantine, $26. 6. “Wild.” Cheryl to travel there on one of it Cuba illegally by travthe “People to People” eling to a third country Strayed.” Knopf, $25.95. 7. “How Excellent Comtours recently approved like Mexico and flying to panies Avoid Dumb Things.” by the U.S. government. Havana from there. These tours usually The “Like a Local” series Neil Smith Palgrave. Machave detailed itineraries is published by Michelin, millan, $26. 8. “American Grown. Mithat keep participants which also publishes a seon a restricted schedule ries of Red Guides for hotels chelle Obama. Crown, $30. 9. “Cronkite.” Douglas of meetings and sight- and restaurants and Green seeing. But Greenberg Guides for general tourism. Brinkley. Harper, $34.99. 10. “I Hate Everyone... claims it’s not unusual The company is known for for individuals to devi- its discriminating star rat- Starting With Me.” Joan Rivers. Berkley, $25.95. ate from the schedules, ings for restaurants.

New series helps you travel ‘Like a Local’

NEW YORK — Peter Greenberg wants you to travel like a local, not a tourist, and he’s written a new series of guidebooks to help. The “Like a Local” series is debuting with books on New Orleans, the Caribbean, Miami and the Keys, Buenos Aires and Cuba. E-book versions are out in July, and the next five titles in the series, New York, London, Lesley Hornberger, high school math teacher, Peru, Washington, D.C., and the “Great Cities of Lawrence Europe,” due in April 2013. “‘Narcissus in Chains’ What makes the “Like by Laurell K. Hamilton. a Local” books different It’s about vampires and just about every monster from traditional guidebooks, says Greenberg, known.” who is travel editor for CBS News, is that they rely on recommendations from people who live in those cities about where to go and what to do and see. “How many of my fellow Americans go to an Our Poet’s ShowAmerican-branded hocase features work tel when they travel and by area poets. Submit order a cheeseburger your poetry via email from room service?” said with a subject line of Greenberg. “What I want Poet’s Showcase to to do is hang out with danderson@ljworld.com. the locals: the maid, the Include your hometown bellman, not the general and contact information. manager. I want to go to the local fire depart-

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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Getting Around By Xan Vongsathorn Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Benedictine monk who founded Scholasticism 7 Fire 11 Initial request? 15 One of three in Toyota’s logo 19 Lunchtime errand 20 Have an ___ grind 21 What a koala really isn’t 22 Horseplay? 23 *Ready for the present? 25 *Makeshift swing 27 Pennsylvania city or county 28 Blocks 30 Hockey feint 31 Call from a crow’s nest 32 Sit on it 33 Chimera, e.g. 34 They’re seen but not recognized 36 Bit of fallout 38 ___ populi 39 Grievances 40 Ring around the collar? 43 Vessel commanded by J.F.K. 47 *Brushback pitch 51 *All-in-one 53 Lot to take in 54 Soulful Baker 55 “Yeah, right” 56 Bub 58 ___ Martin Cognac 59 Pickup capacity, maybe 61 Bit to split 64 Wife of Uranus 66 *Animal that gives birth to identical qua-

druplets 72 Don’t fess up to 73 Kind of counter 74 “Excalibur” role 75 Protest singer Phil 79 Comical Charlotte 80 South Pacific capital 82 Silent goodbyes 84 Cry of delight popularized by Homer Simpson 86 *Saturn and others 90 *Contents of a chest? 93 Heated patch 94 Broken off 95 Maker of watches and calculators 96 Signs off on 97 Unlock, poetically 98 “Jabberwocky” starter 99 Slack-jawed 102 Title acquired the moment someone is born? 106 7x – 6 = 2x2 subj. 108 Five-spots 110 Salon supply 112 Curbside buys 113 *Surfaced, in a way 116 *Be repetitive … or what parts of the answers to the starred clues do? 118 Lipstick print, maybe 119 Co-worker of Clark 120 Alternatively 121 It’s got chops 122 Like some praises 123 Start to matter? 124 Keeps the nest warm 125 Narcissus, e.g. Down 1 Get riled up 2 Afrique ___ 3 World capital that’s also a girl’s name 4 Embark (on)

5 “Ben-Hur” novelist Wallace 6 Styx song with some Japanese lyrics 7 Frank with the album “Sheik Yerbouti” 8 Nationals, before they were Nationals 9 Big blast, informally 10 Rock band composition? 11 Diamond stat 12 Party for departing parties 13 Redgrave of “Atonement” 14 Nursery school, briefly 15 Decide (to) 16 Deign 17 Duke of ___ (noble Spanish title since 1472) 18 Big name in cinemas 24 Tiptop 26 Lots and plots 29 Hush Puppies material 35 Oats, e.g. 37 ___-toothed 38 Cleared out 39 Recycling holder 41 Gentrification target, maybe 42 Nonsense word repeated before “oxen free” 43 Antidrug ad, e.g., briefly 44 Half a dovetail joint 45 Shrovetide pancakes 46 Repeatedly 47 “___ open!” 48 Greek water nymph 49 Searched (through) 50 Be a union buster? 52 Repeating part of “Hey Jude” 56 ___ Grand 57 TripTik, e.g. 60 “A Midsummer Night’s

Dream” fairy king 62 Uplifting piece 63 Spanish wine 65 High conflicts 67 TV scientist Bill 68 Gain maturity 69 Grassy plain 70 Add spring to, with “up” 71 “You’re ___ talk!” 75 Boo-boo 76 Mass. neighbor 77 Cookout item 78 Ones you can count on? 81 Fingers 83 Job application fig. 85 No walk in the park 86 Parks with no intention of moving 87 Dander 88 South Vietnam’s first president ___ Dinh Diem 89 Have a crush on, in middle school lingo 91 Responded to, as a tip 92 Something to try 96 Grp. that includes Ecuador and Venezuela 99 Garlicky sauce 100 Meal 101 “___ of God” (1985 drama) 102 Certain lens 103 First name in 1960s diplomacy 104 Shakes hands with, maybe 105 Plus 106 Kindergarten stuff 107 Wower 109 Banjo master Fleck 111 Gains maturity 114 Command to a dog 115 23rd in a series 117 Sponge alternative

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UNITED FEATURE SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Stood behind 7 Pilgrim suitor 12 Coarse files 17 Tasty 21 Grand Tour site 22 Chateau-dotted valley 23 First name in cosmetics 24 Willy or Shamu 25 Muse of astronomy 26 Three-dayer (2 wds.) 28 Black hole, once 29 Illuminated 30 Contract provisos 32 Brewery products 33 Laziest 35 Made cheddar better 37 Agreed with 38 Maintain 39 Larry, Curly and Moe 40 Robust 42 Fox’s abode 43 Raised, as rabbits 44 Scenic transport 45 Narratives 47 Weeps loudly 48 “Waiting for —” 49 Plunging neckline 52 Rainbow band 53 Periodic table info (2 wds.) 54 Flat expanse 55 Sotto — 59 Large fleet 61 More downcast 62 Seine tributary 63 Less cluttered 64 Reindeer herders 65 Motel staffer 66 Iced-tea garnish 67 Wheel guard 68 To be, to Balzac 69 Pale-green moth 70 Talk boastfully 72 — nova

73 Shoe part 74 Tree trunk 75 Ceiling 76 WWW addresses 77 Ms. Lupino 80 Musty 82 Committee head 83 Earned a citation 84 Pitbull sound 85 Painter — Reynolds 87 Glowing ember 88 “See there!” (hyph.) 89 Throw angrily 90 Steel girder (hyph.) 91 Resistance units 92 Don Diego de la Vega 94 Maria Conchita — 95 Refresh the fern 96 Frogman’s gear 97 Charles Lamb 98 — Paulo, Brazil 99 Hear clearly 100 Wanton looks 101 Sandwich cookie 102 Glittering adornment 104 Large-billed bird 107 Art colony town 108 Untold centuries 109 In the wake of 113 Pilot’s flap 114 Oily substances 115 Husband’s sibling (hyph.) 117 Four-star review 118 Off the — path 119 Margarita ingredient 120 More impatient 122 Fleur-de- — 123 First 007 movie (2 wds.) 124 Power spot (2 wds.) 127 Dirge 129 Karachi language 130 Fluffy quilt 131 Andretti or Puzo 132 Candle holder 133 Perchance 134 Some revolve

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Down 1 Ethel Waters role 2 Charioteer constellation 3 Volcano feature 4 “— Tiki” 5 DeMille genre 6 Buys and sells 7 Refers to 8 Unbind 9 Enjoyed a repast 10 Joule fractions 11 Not pre-owned 12 Felt dizzy 13 He wants to know 14 Canonized mlles. 15 Pig’s digs 16 Uprising 17 Be cautious (2 wds.) 18 Sandinista leader 19 Irish playwright 20 Pub game 27 Where icicles hang 31 Came to the rescue 34 Simpleton 36 Banned bug spray 38 Vine support 39 — Hawkins Day 41 Gridiron gains 43 Doggie treat 44 Facetious tribute 46 Open meadow 47 Beefcake model 48 Momentary flash 49 Parking attendant 50 Poets’ muse 51 Female rulers 53 Others, in Latin 54 Show the way 55 Cargo haulers 56 Decreeing 57 So-so mark 58 Make mistakes 60 Fossey friend 61 Harmful thing 63 Ms. Myerson

65 Bedroom slipper 66 Sierra Club founder 67 Go belly up 69 Entertainer — Falana 70 Perfume bottle 71 Friend, in Cannes 72 La — tar pits 74 L. Frank — of Oz fame 75 Dalai Lama’s city 76 Elegant coiffure 78 — Macabre 79 Tech talk 81 “Anything but —!” 82 Honey holders 83 Ms. Teasdale 84 Day- — paint 85 Carrey or Henson 86 Ginza purchase 87 Butter maker 88 Quartet minus one 89 Flower goddess 91 Dolphin habitat 92 Low scores 93 Bullfight shouts 94 Shoe width 96 Endorsed a motion 98 Egyptian peninsula 100 Trevi Fountain coins 101 Cisco Kid flick 102 Russian novelist 103 Kenya’s cont. 104 Canada’s Trudeau 105 Kudus’ cousins 106 Enlarge (2 wds.) 107 Circus people 108 Necessitate 110 Flair 111 Show clearly 112 Took a break 113 Kareem — -Jabbar 114 Half a sawbuck 115 Like helium 116 Cardiff natives 119 Upscale beach resort 120 PDQ 121 Hotfoot it 125 Sugarloaf locale 126 Wee, in Dundee 128 Kiwi’s extinct cousin

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Liberty Hall location saw fires, several rebuildings before 1911 By Sara Shepherd sshepherd@ljworld.com

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THE FLAMING LIPS, FROM LEFT: Kliph Scurlock, Wayne Coyne, Michael Ivins and Steven Drozd. The band will be performing Thursday and Friday at Liberty Hall as part of the venue’s 100th birthday celebration.

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Lawrence, Drozd spoke with Lawrence.com about the massive amount of energy and creativity needed for the band’s output, the way things change and his love for Lawrence. Alex Garrison: I know a lot of people are very excited about this concert. It’s Liberty Hall’s 100th birthday. Steven Drozd: Yeah, that’s very cool. I can’t think of the last time we played there. It’s been a couple years, at least. We played Kansas City last year, but that doesn’t count. Lawrence is its own entity. You’ve got to give it its own respect. AG: Yeah, I wanted to ask about your connection to Lawrence, given you’ve been here often and Kliph Scurlock, the Flaming Lips’ drummer, lives here. SD: Obviously, there’s that. It’s a secondary-hometown kind of show. If we play Oklahoma City, that’s a hometown show; if we play in Houston, then I know my family will come out. If we play Lawrence, we know that Kliph’s friends will all come out. But even before we had Kliph with us, we always had a special fondness for Lawrence. Lawrence was seen as a cooler version of Norman, Okla. William Burroughs lived there and that’s great — this crazy, alien-lifeforce human who lived all around the world decided to live his last 10, 15 years in Lawrence, Kan. It’s just a cool town. AG: The first time I heard about you, it was as someone was describing you as the musical genius behind the Flaming Lips. As a multiinstrumentalist, you’re well-respected and often get that praise. How does that sit with you? Do you feel comfortable with that reputation? SD: For me, I get to sort of do whatever kind of music I’d like to try under the umbrella of The Flaming Lips. Wayne is such a great mastermind and salesman to whatever we do that I feel like whatever musical ideas I ever want to try, I’ll always get to try them and use them in some way. So in that regard, it’s a satisfying feeling. Whatever we want to do, we try, and if it fails, at least we tried. I like being considered the ‘musician-musician’ of the group, I guess that’s sort of one of my roles. I think a lot of people don’t investigate the Flaming Lips, don’t think of them as being a very musical group, but if you’re a musician or a muso or a music-theory nerd, if you start to dig into our music and analyze it, you’d be surprised that there’s really a lot going on there. So I like that we’re this reckless and wild psychedelic band, but underneath that there’s this music going on. And we try to do well by it. If I’m considered responsible for that in any way, then, of course, I’ll take the credit. (Laughs.) AG: So how do you guys work together as a band? SD: There is this preconceived notion that I played all the instruments, but that’s just not true. On “The Soft Bulletin” record, I played most of the parts but by no means all. I like the way that we work together is that we build on each others’

CONCERT INFO What: Liberty Hall 100th birthday bash featuring The Flaming Lips and Deerhoof When: Thursday and Friday. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m.; tickets are sold out. On Friday night, a free street party with a video screening of the concert with be held on Seventh Street between Mass. and New Hampshire. strengths. We can have a song with a melody but no words, and Wayne could craft the lyrics to give it its meaning. Likewise, we might have a song that has its chord changes and melody and it’s in place, but it needs to go some other place and do some other thing. That’s where I would come in and help. Sometimes, we’d write together from the very beginning. I like working all different ways. I like sitting at a piano and writing Elton John-kindof pop songs or sitting at a drum kit and thinking, ‘Oh, it would be cool if we could base the song on this beat.’ For me, as a quote-unquote musician, it’s great for me to be able to do all these different kind of things. AG: The Flaming Lips is known as much for music as for your visual extravaganza live shows and antics like releasing a six-hour song with names of people who donated to a humane society as lyrics. How do those ideas get generated? Do you focus more on the music itself and Wayne is the ‘packaging’? SD: Wayne and this guy Wayne works with, George Salisbury, he does the videos and graphics, and any time something’s released, they sit down and hatch the scheme on how it’s going to be released. So it’s really those guys and their team of people who make sure those things evolve, and mostly it comes from Wayne’s imagination. Really, it’s just music with me. It’s not that I’m asked to and don’t help, or that I don’t want to; it’s that these things just happen so fast. While you can be worried about the music in this corner, in the other corner, three video treatments are being plotted at the same time and this release that comes in this skull, and so many things are happening all at once and we just never sit down and discuss — it’s just always being thrust forward. The live shows, it seems that it changes with the years. I think next we’ll still have the videos, but there will be some different color schemes and some different looks on stage to fit this new mood of music we’re doing. It’s always mutating. AG: What’s it like having so much activity in your life? Is it difficult to keep up and keep going, emotionally or creatively? SD: The only thing that really beats me down is having to leave home and my family. So if it wasn’t for that, I would be able to handle all of it. We’re kept so busy, you don’t really get time to contemplate. The touring schedule is sometimes too much for me, but I’m getting better at it. I think, ‘Wow, two years? In two years, we’ve put out this much material. That’s crazy.’ Where it used to be that you’d only put out an album

every two years and that was it. I don’t know if it’s welcomed by the fans. I don’t know if people think we’re doing too much or if people are like, ‘do more stuff.’ But for us, it’s fun. We never get the chance to get bored. AG: Getting back to your history, I know you come from a pretty musical family and were playing quite young. Did music look like a way out to some kind of better life for you as a kid? SD: I never saw it as a ‘way out;’ it’s just what I’ve always wanted to do, since I was 8 years old. It was almost a practical thing. I could help bring in money for my mom and dad, help pay the bills. We were a poor family, so it helped, but I really, really loved it. After a couple of years playing drums, I was interested in playing piano, so I taught myself. I was rewarded pretty early on — I could pick things up pretty quickly, so I never got frustrated and kept on. But, you know, the rock star you imagine when you’re 8 years old is quite different from the person you end up being at the age of 43. But when I was 8, I wanted to be in KISS or something. I started playing professionally when I was 10. In a couple years, I started to see the reality of how grim it can be. Playing American Legion dance halls at 2 o’clock in the morning, hanging out with old drunks, playing country music. It’s exciting for about a month. But when you’re an 11-, 12-year-old kid, it gets pretty [expletive] boring pretty quick. (Laughs.) So on the flip side — there was KISS in my imagination and then there was the reality of guys who’ve been playing music for 30 years and this is just what they do. I got to see that at an early age. By the time I got into my early 20s, I’d become, in some ways, an old hack. But I’d never been in a band who made their own music and that was my quest. Luckily, I found The Flaming Lips. We found each other. And the way it works now, it’s so far beyond even my 18-yearold imagination for what a rock band could be. AG: The Flaming Lips have had several serious shifts in sound and genre over the years. Is it that high pace of activity that pushes you to evolve? SD: Fortunately, we get bored. And more to the point, by now, people expect us to change. That’s great, because a lot of bands, they put three or four records out, and everyone wants that same trip over and over again. Or they think they want that same trip, so the band does it. I think it forces us to keep making left turns and evolving. I don’t think there’s ever been a shift that was so radical that people were like, ‘Oh my God, what have they done?’ Well, maybe the shift to “The Soft Bulletin.” But we’ve never mutated so much it turned a corner. Even if we did, our fans would be fine with it. If people were expecting the same thing, it’d be terrible. Here it is, 10 years since “Yoshimi” and if people were expecting us to do that record again, we probably would have killed ourselves by now because we don’t want to do the same thing. We’re lucky; we get to change.

Buildings at the corner of modern-day Seventh and Massachusetts streets date back to at least 1855. But none withstood the test of time — or fire — like present-day Liberty Hall. The building housing the Herald of Freedom newspaper was burned down in Sheriff Jones’ attack on Lawrence in 1856. It was rebuilt and housed other businesses, but burned again in Quantrill’s Raid in 1863. Rebuilt again, the next building had a secondfloor gathering space that became popular for community events. That space was dedicated in 1870 as the first Liberty Hall — so named because Abraham Lincoln once called Lawrence the “cradle of liberty.” At that time, Liberty Hall was the center of Lawrence’s public social gatherings, with church suppers, festivals, fairs, dances and hotly contested political debates. In 1882, J.D. Bowersock

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AN 1868 PHOTO LOOKS NORTH down Massachusetts Street from present-day Eighth Street. At center in the distance, the last tall building on the right, is where Liberty Hall is now located, and where in 1856 a building also named Liberty Hall opened for meetings, speeches and other community events after replacing the fire-destroyed Herald of Freedom newspaper offices at the same location. bought the building, demolished it and created a new community gathering place: the elegant Bowersock Opera House. The opera house survived a small stage fire in 1896 but was completely destroyed by another fire, which originated in a room off the stage, in 1911. Bowersock, vowing

the building would never again succumb to fire, and was rebuilt once more — using concrete and brick. One-hundred years later, his “fire-proof” building still stands as a beloved gathering place for the community of Lawrence. — Source: Watkins Community Museum of History

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Building to last After his first Bowersock Opera House burned down in 1911, Bowersock rebuilt it to last, using brick and reinforced concrete. And last it has. The people of Lawrence showed up to watch opera, vaudeville and silent films, which eventually gave way to “talkies.” After Bowersock’s death, the building was sold and repurposed as a movie theater — first the Dickinson and later the Jayhawker. The lengthiest period the building was not open to the public was in the 1950s and 1960s. It was being used as warehouse space and faced the threat of being razed. “It was unsightly,” Millstein says. “It was the afterthought of downtown.” But by the mid-’60s, crowds returned — this time louder and rowdier than ever. The Red Dog Inn brought national acts like the Dick Clark Show, Arlo Guthrie and Fleetwood Mac, and hundreds of beer-drinking fans along with them to the old theater.

Photos courtesy of Douglas County Historical Society, Watkins Museum

HOLLYWOOD STARS CAME TO LAWRENCE for the April 1940 world premiere of “The Dark Command,” which was screened in the building now called Liberty Hall. The film, starring John Wayne, was set in Lawrence and inspired by the story of Quantrill’s Raid. BELOW: An illustrated program cover is shown from a 1922 show at the Bowersock Theatre. The show, “The White Peacock,” featured Olga Petrova.

“We had a good time,” Fitzgerald says, but the hall was starting to show wear and tear, not to mention it had orangecarpeted walls left over from its days as a disco. All the while, in addition to entertainment, the hall has seen weddings, speeches, charity socials, Kansas University events and, in 1997, even William S. Burroughs’ funeral. Every day, Fitzgerald says, it seems like people walk in and comment about a show they saw there back in the ’60s, or that relative’s wedding Good times they went to back in the Ike and Tina Turner ’90s. was the first show MillThe Festival of Trees stein saw there after aris one of Liberty Hall’s riving in town as a college longest-running commustudent. nity events. There was only supFor 23 years, members posed to be about 1,000 of the community that people in the hall, but might not otherwise come there must’ve been twice together have converged that, Millstein says. The on Liberty Hall for the crowd was packed like festival, which raises sardines, and the atmomoney for The Shelter sphere was charged. Inc., says Judy Culley, Basically, he says, it was executive director. insanity. “It’s a building that has “Ike was just — he was served the community pushin’ it hard, man,” for a long, long time,” Millstein reminisces. she says, adding that the In the 1970s, there was old building’s beauty is even a nightclub in the a fitting backdrop. “It’s basement — the 7th Spirit just perfect for it to be at crammed smaller-name Liberty Hall.” bands and fans into the low-ceilinged, meandering underground level now used as dressing rooms for performers. When current Liberty Hall event manager Rob Fitzgerald came to Lawrence for college in 1980, he hit Liberty Hall his first night. The hall became a regular hangout, where hundreds of people a night might show up for a punk band — BYOB.

Give them Liberty When the Millsteins teamed with the late Charlie Oldfather to purchase the building in 1985, it had been vacant a couple of years and was pegged for demolition to make way for a shopping mall. The Millsteins restored it and renamed it Liberty Hall — after the first designated community hall on the site, back in the 1870s — and reverted its purpose to involve more than partying. Now, Liberty Hall serves as movie theater, performance theater, concert venue and community event space. “I think it’s just back to its original function,” Millstein says. “It’s changed its moods a few times in the last hundred years, but I think we’ve struck the balance here. Hopefully we can get another 100 years out of it.” — Features reporter Sara Shepherd can be reached at 832-7187. Follow her at Twitter.com/KCSSara.


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PEP SELVAN-SOLBERG LIFTS UP THE CANOPY ON SOME VINES TO REVEAL CLUSTERS OF GRAPES at Bluejacket Crossing Winery and Vineyard, located about 4 miles southwest of Eudora in this file photo from September 2008. This summer is the perfect time to check out the growing selection of local wineries.

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his summer is the perfect time to check out the growing selection of local wineries — with great vineyard views, cozy tasting rooms and opportunities to listen to music while responsibly enjoying a little liquid refreshment. If you are a wine drinker, you might notice that Kansas wines have different names (besides brands) than the ones often seen from California, Australia and other mass-production regions. The reason? Wines are typically named for the grape from which they are made. And because the weather is a little different in Kansas than it is in California, Kansas grape growers rely on different grapes. “There are three different classifications of grapevines, excluding table grapes,” explains Pep Selvan-Solberg, owner of Bluejacket Crossing

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Vineyard and Winery near Eudora. He says the Vinifera type is the most prevalent and is the source for most of the wines you might see in a liquor store. Vinifera requires a longer growing season than the Midwest offers and also prefers cool summer nights over hot humid ones. Trying to push these grapes through a less-than-ideal growing situation produces fruit that lacks

the characteristics for which its species are known. “The other two classes are native American grapes and what we call French hybrids,” Selvan-Solberg says. “These vines tolerate greater variables in weather conditions and are the result of about 150 years of rootstock exchange. The grapes have excellent and unique fruit characteristics compared to Vinifera.” Selvan-Solberg’s face lights up as he describes the Vignoles’ citrusy peach- and apricot-influenced flavor and the full-bodied dryness of the Chambourcin. “I also need to tell you that I was once a serious California wine-drinking snob,” SelvanSolberg says laughing. A Kansas native and Kansas University graduate, Selvan-Solberg left the state to eventually build a business in California and lived there for many

years. He made occasional visits back to the Lawrence area. On one trip back, he was finally talked into visiting Davenport Orchards and Winery, also near Eudora. “I tried the Norton and looked at the wine on its own merits, and it was really excellent.” A few years later, SelvanSolberg moved back to the Lawrence area and planted the first of Bluejacket’s grapevines in 2001. He spent days at Davenport Orchards, learning the ropes to grape-growing and winemaking from Davenport’s owner Greg Shipe. After a few years, SelvanSolberg entered into an internship at Holy-field Vineyard and Winery near Basehor to work with father-daughter team Les and Michelle Meyer. In 2008, Selvan-Solberg finally had enough fruit to open the winery where he now of-

fers 20 different wines. He has expanded to nine acres of grapes. Selvan-Solberg notes that just as there are different flavors of merlot, each Seyval and Cynthiana taste a little different depending on the winemaker. Also, some grapes are good for more than one wine — he makes six wines from the Chambourcin grape, varying from a semi-sweet blush to the full-bodied dry red. If the wine is not enough, you can also feel good about supporting the local economy — local jobs and local people — when you visit local wineries. — 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 or dgemg@ sunflower.com.

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Chinese porcelain can be valuable if properly identified By Terry Kovel

Chinese porcelains of past centuries are selling for very high prices today. There are many types. Some we identify by the color — like celadon (pale-green glaze) or blue and white (blue decoration on white porcelain, including varieties called Canton or Nanking) or multicolored patterns named for their dominant color, including famille rose, rose medallion, rose mandarin or famille verte (green). Another American name for some Chinese porcelain is “Chinese export porcelain.” It was the made-to-order dinnerware manufactured in China but decorated in the European manner and sold to foreign countries in the 18th and 19th centuries. Because the Chinese often copy old pieces, those who have not studied antique Chinese porcelains can’t tell old from the new. Unrecognized bargains have been found in American

homes. The properly identified pieces sell for thousands of dollars. Look for flawless glazes without unintentional bumps or flaws. Turn a vase over. The bottom rim that touches the tabletop is usually unglazed if Chinese. European foot rims and bottoms of lids are glazed. Decorations should be carefully painted in light, pleasing colors. Twentieth-century Chinese wares sold to other countries are often decorated with large figures without much detail and with gold and other bright colors. A close look at a fine-quality famille rose vase would show a scene with many small people and animals in a woodland or interior setting. Prices of Chinese porcelain vary with the quality of the work and the age. If you plan to buy an expensive piece, get expert advice. If you own any heirloom porcelains, take a close look at them. Many 18th-century and earlier pieces have been rediscovered in recent years. A

decorative piece your grandma I have a commemorative silk or great-grandma bought years handkerchief of the coronation ago could be a treasure. of King George VI. It was given to my mom by her brother I own a British corona- many years ago. It’s off-white tion mug dated June 22, with British flags and red polka 1911. On the front, there’s dots along the sides and a pica picture of King George V and ture of the king in one corner. Queen Mary above the phrase The words of H.M. King George “Urmston Coronation 1911.” Is VI, May 1937” surround his this of any value? My grand- portrait. The edge of the handmother brought it to the United kerchief is blue. It’s 11 inches States from England. square. The movie “The King’s Your coronation mug Speech” and the age of my is 100 years old, which handkerchief have made me cuqualifies it as an “an- rious. Does my hanky have any tique.” It’s a souvenir value beyond sentimental? mug made for the coronation Commemorative souvenir celebration held in Urmston, items from the coronations, weda town outside of Manchester, dings and birthdays of royalty England. The coronation of King have been made since the 1800s. George V (1865-1936) took place Great quantities of items have in London on June 22, 1911. He been made in pottery, glass, tin, silhad actually risen to the throne ver and other materials, most with the year before upon the death pictures of the monarchs and the of his father, King Edward VII. date of the commemorated event. Many souvenirs of King George The movie may have stimulated V’s coronation were made. A interest in items related to King mug like yours auctioned last George VI, but the value of your year for 10 British pounds, or a handkerchief has probably not inlittle more than $15. creased. It is worth about $30.

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THIS FAMILLE ROSE “HUNDRED DEER” VASE was made in the 20th century but appears to be older. It is worth close to $2,000. The deer represented by the antlered deer-head handles and in the decorative scene are from a breed native to China. They look very different from deer native to the United States.


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CDL-A FLATBED DRIVERS • Weekend Hometime Sunday Night Dispatch • Earn up to $50,000/yr. • 2100 MILE GUARENTEE • Drive Well Maintained Equip. • Full Benefits Package • CDL-A Required Call to Apply 855-818-2956 www.AIMNTLS.com

The SELF Engineering Leadership Fellows Program at the University of Kansas School of Engineering seeks a highly motivated and creative Senior Coordinator to develop and administer a four-year personal development program to specially recruited students who are strongly goal-oriented and who will bring the business skills and vision need to guide the technology-based corporations of tomorrow. The SELF Program Senior Coordinator will assist the Director in establishing workshops, seminars and leadership experiences for passionate engineering and computer science students to expand and refine their leadership, managerial, business, interpersonal, entrepreneurial, communication and engineering skills. Requires: Bachelor’s Degree at the time of employment with a minimum of one year professional engineering or marketing experience or one year of experience in developing and presenting leadership or entrepreneurship programs or one year of career development, business relations, corporate recruiting experience or other relevant area. Preferred: Masters degree in related field. Three years experience in relevant field, experience in giving presentations and events coordination. Review begins: 06/26/12. For additional job details and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position #00209838 EO/AA employer

THE HEAT IS ON!!! Full Time Indoor & Outdoor Positions Appt. Setters/CSR $350 to $600 wk Weekly Pay No Layoffs for INTERVIEW CALL 785-783-3021

Government

Finance Director/ Treasurer The City of Baldwin City is currently seeking a full time Finance Director Treasurer. This newly created, department head level position will oversee all aspects of the Finance Department including but not limited to, city budget process/planning, financial planning/debt management, internal audits and development of department policies and procedures. Experience in municipal finance, municipal management and fund accounting preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting, Municipal Management or similar field of study required. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Local Government Finance Officer or Certified Public Finance Officer is EOE preferred. Apply online at: www.HRePartners.com or send cover letter and resume to: City of Baldwin City Attn: Human Resources PO Box 86 Baldwin City, KS 66006 Applications due by July 2, 2012

Healthcare

Temporary Field Technician Specialist

Temporary Engineering Technician

Positions will not exceed 999 hours per calendar year. Valid Kansas Class “C” driver’s license is required at onset of employment. $10.00-12.50 per hour depending on experience/qualifications. http://www.kgs.ku.edu/ General/jobs.html Apply at: https://jobs.ku.edu search by position number A. Delaney, HR 785-864-2152 hr@kgs.ku.edu

EO/AA Employer

K-State’s Award Winning Residence Hall Food Service offers great food in a team environment. Applications are being accepted for full time, benefits eligible Food Service Worker ($9.68 ph), Cook Senior ($10.68 ph) and Custodial Specialist ($10.68 ph). Possible additional $.40 ph shift differential. Benefits include health / dental insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Information at http://www.ksu.edu/hr/ employment/vac.html or contact Division of Human Resources, Edwards Hall, KSU campus, telephone 785-532-6277. Deadline is Thursday, 6/21/12. EOE/VPE. Background check is required.

USD497 is accepting applications for a Wellness Coordinator. Position involves developing and coordinating wellness activities for the employees in the district. Bachelor’s degree required. For detailed job description and to apply, go to www.usd497.org. EOE.

HealthcareManagement

Busy Medical Office seeks dynamic, self - directed personable RN. Office experience preferred but will train the right candidate. Monday -Friday hours, work no weekends & no holidays, & take no call. Must have excellent computer skills. Benefits include generous paid time off, profit sharing, medical/ dental insurance. Send resumes and letters of references to dehall@lawrenceintmed.com

Certified Medication Aides

Full, Part-time, and PRN and Certified Medication Aide Positions Avail. Apply at: www.midwest-health. com/careers

EOE

Dental Assistant

Full-Time Position Haskell Health Center Full-time Dental Assistant position available at the Haskell Health Center, Dental Clinic. Experience preferred. Hours of operation: Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm. Applications must be made through the website: www.USAJOBS.gov For additional information call 785-832-4805. This position is in a Tobacco-Free Environment. Equal Opportunity Employment

DENTAL HYGIENIST

Respected, local, dental office is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our practice. Must be proficient in periodontal disease, patient education, and computer skills. Please send resume with cover letter to:

Full-time opening for a master or doctorate level Kansas licensed mental health professional to work primarily with youth and families providing individual and family therapy services in the office and family home. LSCSW or LP preferred. Position is based in Ottawa, Kansas. Some evening hours and minimal on-call required. Position open until filled. Submit interest/resume ELC, PO Box 677, Ottawa, Kansas 66067 kgladman@laytoncenter.org. EOE

Seeking applicants with B.S. (required) and M.S. (preferred). For position description and application procedures go to: www.plantpath.ksu.edu Background check required. EOE

Research

Associate,

University of Kansas. Requires PhD in microbiology, immunology or vaccinology and at least 4 years of postdoc experience. For complete position description go to https://jobs.ku.edu, position #00209841. Application deadline is 07/20/2012. EO/AA Employer.

• Senior Cooks (2) Sun. - Wed. (1) Wed. - Sat. (1) 10 AM - 8:30 PM $9.86 - $11.03/hr. • Supervisor Sun. - Wed. 10 AM - 8:30 PM $28,210 - $33,566 • Culinary Asst. Mgr. Mon. - Fri. 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM $34,320 - $40,846 • Supervisor I Mon. - Fri. 5:30 AM - 2 PM $10.95 - $12.28/hr. • Admin Asst. Mon. - Fri. 8 AM - 5 PM $10.57 - $11.86/hr. • Food Service Worker Wed. - Fri. 6:30 AM - 5 PM Sat. 10 AM - 8:30 PM $8.86 - $9.92/hr.

Oliver Dining • Chill Foods Cook Wed. - Sat. 9:30 AM - 8 PM $9.51 - $10.65/hr.

The Studio • Food Service Worker/Custodian Mon. - Fri. 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM $8.86 - $9.92 Full time employees also receive 1 FREE Meal ($7.50) per day Full job description available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS

Fleet Maintenance Manager MV Transportation is seeking a highly motivated, well organized and detail-oriented individual to manage fleet maintenance for the City of Lawrence and University of Kansas Transit Systems. The successful candidate must have 3 years experience in a fleet maintenance management role. Computer literacy required. ASE or equivalent certifications in medium to heavy duty diesel vehicles preferred. Class B CDL required after 30 days. Submit resume to: Mike Sweeten msweeten@mvtransit.com MV Transportation 1260 Timberedge Road Lawrence, KS 66049 EOE

Provost Office, Univ. of Kansas Position maintains calendars and schedules meetings, events and travel arrangements for the vice provost for faculty development. Requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education/experience. Starts at 38K. For a complete list of requirements and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and reference position number 00000205. Apply by June 29, 2012. EO/AA

PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., June 23, 2012 - 10AM 2021 Emerald Drive Lawrence, KS CORA ADAME ESTATE EDGECOMB AUCTIONS 785-594-3507 www.kansasauctions.net/ edgecomb PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., June 23, 9:30 am Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS D & L Auctions 785-766-5630 www.dandlauctions.com ESTATE AUCTION Sun., June 24, 10AM 5780 Clare Road Shawnee, KS ESTATE of KARLE JOHNSON MILLER AUCTION LLC 913-441-1271 www.kansasauctions.net/miller ESTATE AUCTION Sun., June 24th - 10AM 1106 Rhode Island Lawrence, KS SELLER: RAYMOND F. BARLAND ESTATE Elston Auction Company Mark Elston 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions.net REAL ESTATE & ESTATE AUCTION Fri., June 29, 5PM 25124 Linwood Road Lawrence, KS LINDSAY AUCTION & REALTY SERVICE INC 913-441-1557 www.lindsayauctions.com AUCTION Sat. June 30, 10AM 927 N. 1464 Road Lawrence, KS 66049 STEVE NOLLER - SELLER Bill Fair and Co. 785-887-6900 www.billfair.com

Auctions

PT MERCHANDISER to service magazines in Lawrence, KS. Call Angela 678-896-5859

ESTATE AUCTION #2

Sat., May 26, 10 AM 1106 Rhode Island Lawrence, KS 100+ Pieces of Antique Furniture in various condition!! Hall Cheval; wishbone dresser; chests; claw-foot parlor tables; library tables; wooden loveseats; end tables; rockers; numerous sets of various styles of chairs; drug store cabinets; piano stools; desks; book shelves; metal beds; Victrolas; lamps; trunks; chrome tables; ice-cream table & sweetheart chairs; 31 day wall clock; wooden doors (some with glass in-lay) & door/window hardware; several pieces of ornate wood; 1920’s sleeper sofa; MARS pot belly stove; records; pictures; glassware; Doll pram; Stingray bicycle; various architectural salvage items. Many surprises as the large old building is PACKED FULL!!

Seller: Raymond F. Barland Estate Many items from Old Lawrence Homes, with a wide variety for everyone!!

Day of Auction Inspection ONLY All items must be removed by July 1st NO EXCEPTIONS!! Happy Trails Chuckwagon Auctioneer:

ELSTON AUCTION COMPANY

785-218-7851, 785-594-0505 “Serving your auction needs since 1994” Please visit us online at: www.KansasAuctions.net for pictures!

AUCTION

Sat. June 30, 10AM 927 N. 1464 Road Lawrence, KS 66049 Short one hour sale of high quality furniture, handmade carpets, high grade sports memorabilia, Kubota tractor, more. Photos /complete listing on web

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STEVE NOLLER - SELLER

Sat., June 23 9:30 am

DIRECTIONS: From 15th and SLT go east, then right then left to the end of the road.

PUBLIC AUCTION

Knights of Columbus Club

Senior Financial Analyst & Budget Manager for Research & Graduate Studies to develop and administer operating budgets, assist in financial reporting, analyze revenues and expenditures, develop and produce budget variance analysis and reporting, provide assistance to research units and departments. Requires a bachelor’s degree; 3-5 years of experience; various financial/business technical skills. Application deadline 06/27/2012. For detailed job description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search position #00207244. EO/AA

See Complete Sale Bill and Photos at: www.dandlauctions.com

60 Lots of Coins & Currency (9:30): 16 Silver Dollars; Bags of Silver Dimes, Quarters & Half Dollars; Indian Head and Wheat Pennies; Buffalo Nickels; Coin Books, Many Mint and Proof Sets. Jewelry: Large Selection of Nice Designer and Costume Jewelry, Sterling, 14K Chain. Furn., Glassware, Pottery, Collectibles, Lawn Tractor & Tools (10am): Over 1000 Pcs. of Glassware, incl. Fostoria - Mother of Pearl Stemware, Colony, Lacy Leaf, Meadow Rose, and 100+ Pcs of American, Holly Cut, Chintz; Tiffin-June Night; Indiana Glass; Jeannette- Holiday; Bubble Glass; Ruby Red; Anchor Hocking; Heisey -Minuet; 100+ Pcs. of Candlewick; 5 Sets of Flatware; 20 Pcs. Of Roseville Pottery; 20+ Hummel Figurines; Jewel Security Tea Autumn Leaf; Lots of Franciscan - Ivy, Apple and Lawrence Public Library Desert Rose; Ingram Regulahas opening for full-time tor Clock; Meakin Ironstone security officer. See Pitcher & Bowl; Crock Jugs; Milk Bottles; Coin Glass; http://www.lawrence.lib. Hobnail Milk Glass; Blue Wilks.us/about/library-jobs/ low; Military Uniforms; Boy for further information. Scout Items; Belt Buckle; Lighters; Dolls; Collector Trade Skills Plates and Spoons; Hallmark Ornaments; David Winter Cottages; Hudson Bay Blanket; Quilts; Linens; Records; 50’s and 60’s Magazines; Kitchen Klatter Magazines; Wastewater Collector Books; Numerous Other Glassware and ColTreatment Plant lectibles Not Listed Operator II Oak Kitchen Cabinet; Rare The City of Baldwin City is Oak Carved “Man of the currently seeking a full North” Rocker; 3 Pc. Settee; time Wastewater Treat- Nice Sofa; Oak Sofa, Coffee ment Plant Operator II. and End Tables; Grandfather Position responsibilities Clock; 4 Pc. Waterfall Bedinclude but are not lim- room Set; Lamps and Other ited to monitoring and Furniture; Upright Freezer; maintaining treatment Craftsman 10” Tablesaw and units at the wastewater 10” Compound Miter Saw; treatment plant and sew- John Deere 210 Lawn Tractor age lift stations located with 48” Deck; Mantis Tiller; throughout the city. This Hand and Garden Tools. employee should possess D & L Auctions strong mechanical and Lawrence, KS technical aptitude. High 785-749-1513, 785-766-5630 School Diploma or GED Auctioneers: required. Must have and Doug Riat & Chris Paxton maintain a valid KS Commercial Driver’s License ****************** (CDL) and be insurable by the city’s insurance carrier. Current Class II Wastewater Certification required. EOE ESTATE AUCTION Full description and Sat., June 23rd, 2012 application available at : 9:30 AM With Coins www.HRePartners.com Dg. Co. Fairgrounds Applications due by July 2, 2012 2110 Harper

WarehouseProduction Career Opportunity in food manufacturing quality control. Please Apply at: 1992 E 1400 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 841-6016 x 0.

Positions Wanted Loving Caregiver For Your Loved One. 24/7 or live-in. 20yrs. exp. Prof. references. CALL Yvonne 785-393-3066

FOUND key ring w/keys, at E. 1900 Rd/ & K10. Call to identify. 785-691-9542

Auction Calendar AUCTION Fri., June 22, 10AM Monticello Auction Center 4795 Frisbie Road Shawnee, KS LINDSAY AUCTION & REALTY SERVICE INC 913-441-1557 www.lindsayauctions.com

Lawrence, KS

Gold & Silver coins; Wheat Pennies; Appraised: Ladies Diamond Ring (14K white gold w/6 Baguette Diamonds), Ladies Blue Green Tourmaline & Diamond Ring (14K Yellow Gold w/Tourmaline & 4 Brilliant Diamonds; sterling/gold/ costume rings, pendants, necklaces; porcelain Sinclair Motor Oil sign; Acorn Wares UHL crock; Empire tobacco cutter; IH corn sheller; pedal grindstone; cherry stoner; 1901 “Erysol” The White City Art Co. picture; lighted Bud Clydesdales & Foster signs; Budweiser signs & mirror; Standard Oil 5 gal., Phillips 66 pint, Skelly, Quaker St. cans; wooden water pipe; iron wheels; Piggy Cook toy;1955 pedal tractor; Texaco 1960’s fire truck; comics; marbles; Harley bottle opener; leather pants; pocket knives; belt buckles; Zippo lighters; W. Chandler picture; head vase; porcelain dolls; Cuckoo clock; sports cards & memorabilia; John Force car/tool MAC set; LLadro 6993 “Fountain of Life” statue w/box; oak hall tree; oak rocker; double bed set; maple cane rocker; Stentura 200 stenograph; Yard Machine 20 hp. riding mower w/bagger attachment; tiller; snow blower; Homelite chain saw; Sears radial arm saw & band saw; jointer; Sears tool cabinet; power & hand tools (some new); many other items too numerous to mention!!

Seller: Harold Howard Estate/Others Auctioneer: Mark Elston

785-218-7851 785-594-0505

Part-Time

Auctions

Huge auction with outstanding selection of glassware, pottery, plus furniture, coins, tools, jewelry and other items. Sale Bill is a partial listing only. Plan to attend!!

Found Item Administrative Assistant

ESTATE AUCTION Sat., June 23rd - 9:30AM Douglas Co. Fairgrounds 2110 Harper, Lawrence, KS SELLER: HAROLD HOWARD ESTATE & OTHERS Elston Auction Company Mark Elston 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions.net

2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046

(Opening 7-1-12) • Cooks(5) Mon. - Fri. (1) 6 AM - 2:30 PM Sun. - Wed. (2) Wed. - Sat. (2) 10 AM - 8:30 PM $9.51 - $10.65/hr.

Office-Clerical

General Practice Physicians KU Student Health Services has two openings for physicians to provide medical care at the Lawrence campus student health center. These unclassified professional positions are for one full time and one part time physician. Requires an M.D. or D.O. degree; eligible to be licensed to practice medicine and obtain professional liability insurance in Kansas; DEA registration; and Board Certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Emergency Medicine. At least two years of clinical primary care practice and the ability to communicate and relate well with staff and students in a college environment is preferred. Apply online at https://jobs.ku.edu & look for position 00064592 for the full time position and 00064587 for the part time position. Review begins 6/19/12. EO/AA Employer.

Dept. of Plant Pathology Kansas State University Manhattan, KS

North College Café

Epidemiologist

Experienced companions/ caregivers needed for our clients in their homes for all shifts. Priority given for certification and weekend/ evening/overnights availability. 785-813-1160.

Teaching Position

available Aug. 2012. Must have current KS teacher license in Early Childhood Education or related field with preshool teaching exEOE perience. Apply at: Community Children’s Center 925 Vermont, Lawrence 785-842-2515

FOOD SERVICE

Management

The KS Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Oral Health, is seeking an Epidemiologist in Topeka to work on surveillance and program evaluation activities including data analysis. MPH/MS and advanced knowledge of epidemiology required. Pay is commensurate upon education & experience. Go online for details about this position (Req#172063) and how to apply at www.jobs.ks.gov.

Para Educators

needed beginning Aug. 8, 2012. East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education is accepting applications for full-time para educators in Baldwin USD 348, Wellsville USD 289, & Eudora USD 491. Positions available will be working with special needs students ranging in ages 3 - 21. Salary range: $9.15 $11.75 per hr., depending on level of education and experience. Positions are 9 months, KPERS eligible, discretionary leave and EOE paid holidays. Applicants may apply online at: www.eckce.com or call the office: 785-594-2737 Applications will be accepted until June 25th.

Research Assistant

Mental Health Therapist

Ekdahl Dining

Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living

Schools-Instruction Auction Calendar

Science & Biotech

Hotel-Restaurant

KS Geological Survey Univ. of KS

Intermittent temporary field & shop work to assist drill and seismic crews on exploration drilling and seismic projects, travel is required. Previous experience with, or around, drilling or farm equipment, construction, and/or farm experience required. Search by position # 00065768.

Part-time Dental Assistant position available in an established Lawrence dental practice. Experience preferred but will train the right person. Send cover letter, resume and references to PO Box 442228, Lawrence, KS 66044, by Friday, June 22, 2012

Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Immediate opening for Full time CNA nights Please call Lori or Chelsea 785-594-6492

or mail to: PO Box 3745, Lawrence, KS 66046

Intermittent, temporary, general shop housekeeping, inventory, and quartermaster duties. Experience working outdoors & basic knowledge of shop tools and shop safety required. Search by position # 00008339

SELF PROGRAM SENIOR COORDINATOR

Healthcare

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

info@associatesindentistry.net

DriversTransportation DRIVERS:

General

COIN/CURRENCY AUCTION Fri., June 22, 2012 - 6PM 15767 S. Topeka Avenue Scranton, KS (4 Corners) RJ’S AUCTION SERVICE 785-273-2500 www.rjsauctionservice.com

ELSTON AUCTION COMPANY “Serving your auction needs since 1994”

Please visit us online at: www.KansasAuctions.net

Fri., June 22, 10AM Monticello Auction Center 4795 Frisbie Rd., Shawnee Cat 420 E IT 4X4 Backhoe — Cat 930 whl loader — Hitachi EX230LC-5 hyd excavator tracks, buckets, ripper tooth, thumb, hyd breaker — Cat 963B Track Loader — Cat 246 Skidloader — International Harvester 2504 Industrial Tractor Loader, backhoe, gas , shuttle gear, 3pt backhoe, pto, new paint, good rubber. serial #13473WZ-GG was in exhibit at The International Harvester Museum, said to have been restored, showing 1 hr. since that time, ready to work or use as a show/parade pc — Skidloader pallet forks 36” — Lowell hyd auger — Bits 12”, 16”, 24” — Trench bx — Trench rock bucket — 2000 Blair 26’X102” ta dual fltbd gn trl — 2001 IH 4300 DT466 Morgan 24’ cargo bx roll rear dr. View web site for complete list with photos & terms, also available on Proxibid

LINDSAY AUCTION SERVICE

913-441-1557 www.lindsayauctions.com

RJ’s COIN & CURRENCY AUCTION Fri., June 22, 2012, 6 PM

15767 S. Topeka Ave. Scranton, KS 66537 located 11 miles S. of Topeka, KS at junction of Hwys. 75 & 56 100-Ounce silver bar; (4) $20 Liberty Head Gold Coins; (5) ½-oz American Gold Eagles; 1921-P Peace Silver Dollar; (12) ¼-oz American Platinum Eagles; 1877 Indian Head Cent; 400+ American Silver Eagle Dollars; (100) $2 Bills w/consecutive serial numbers; Franklin & Kennedy BU Halves; 2500+ Lincoln Wheat Cents; 70+ BU Morgan & Peace Silver Dollars; 20 Rolls of dated Wheat Cents; 1921-P & D Mercury Dimes; (2) 3-Coin Commemorative Sets w/ gold coin. Other gold coins include 1856-P $2.50 & 1880 -S $5.00 Liberty Head Gold Coins & 1908 $2.50 Indian Head Gold Coin. Additional items include 1927-S SL Quarter; 1932-D & 1932-S Washington Quarters; 1938D Walking Liberty Half; Capped Bust Half Dime, Quarter & Half-Dollars, & 1880, 1891 & 1892 Carson City Dollars. Other items include 1903-S Morgan Dollars; Mint & Proof Sets; Territorial & National Park rolls of quarters; bulk silver dimes & half-dollars; an additional 100 $2 bills, $100 bill, silver certificates & Star Notes; rolls of Anthony, Sacagawea & Presidential Dollars, and lots of miscellaneous. This is only a partial list for more details & photos visit: www.rjsauctionservice.com or call 785-793-2500. A Buyer’s Premium between 2.5% and 5% will be charged depending on the purchase price of each item.

RJ’S AUCTION SERVICE 785-793-2500

Estate Sales Estate Sale

211 Arch Leavenworth, KS June 21, 22, & 23 9 am

Hand quilted quilts (30), Vintage linens, area rugs, Large selection of dolls, buggies, children’s dishes, clothes, Vintage Christmas ornaments, Byers carolers, Iron baby bed, Oil lamps (old), some minatures, wicker furniture, riding mowers (2), sterling, vintage books (military history & children’s), Bissman walnut bedroom set, dining set, china cabinet, Ebonite peer mirror (7’ by 10’, mirror is 54” wide x 75” tall, large mirrors, rope beds, Harker chine, tea carts, tools, primitives, coke trays (old), table & floor lamps, Walnut corner cupboard & 2 smaller cupboards, possum belly, Hoosier style cabinet, Refirgerator, W/D, gas range, porcelain, depression, crystal, old metal trucks, duck decoys, cookie jars, stoneware, clocks (French), Cuckoo, other. Lots & lots of misc.

Sale by Denneys 1-913-547-0584


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2BR — 940 Tennessee, for fall, 2nd floor, CA, laundry, DW, 1 bath, no pets. $610/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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Apartments Furnished

2BR — 946 Indiana, for fall, in 6-plex, CA, laundry, off street parking. $440/mo. Rooms (newly remodeled) No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Rent by week or by month. 2BRs - 1244 Ohio, for fall, 1st With cable & internet. Call floor, AC, laundry. No pets. Virginia Inn 785-856-7536 $450/month. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

Apartments Unfurnished

2BRs - 826 Kentucky, for fall, 2 full bath, 2 story, CA, DW. No pets. $570 or $595 with 1BR - 951 Arkansas, CA, DW, W/D hookup. 785-841-5797 laundry, $470, w/W/D $495, no pets. Call 785-841-5797 RENT SPECIAL! www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR starting at $580 W/D included. Pool

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

2451 Crossgate Drive

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

Luxury 2 BR 2 baths Fully Equipped with W/D

(785) 841-4935

Bob Billings & Crestline

BRAND NEW 1BRs, $540/mo. Includes full size W/D, Very small pet okay.

Open House: Mon. - Sat. - Noon - 4pm 785-760-7899 1BR — 740 Massachusetts, above Wa Restaurant, big windows, 1 bath, CA. $700/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

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WEST HILLS APTS

A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE LEASING 1 & 2BRs FOR NOW, Summer and FALL 2012 VILLA 26 APARTMENTS

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

Applecroft Apts.

19th & Iowa Studio, 1 & 2 Bedrooms 2BRs $200 off Aug. Rent & Security Deposit Special Gas, Water & Trash Paid

785-843-8220

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Chase Court Apts. 19th & Iowa 1 & 2 Bedrooms

2BRs 1/2 off Aug. Rent & Security Deposit Special

BRAND NEW One Month FREE

Greens at Alvamar 1 & 2 BR Apts.

Starting at $675. Lg. Pets Welcome. Free Carport. 3700 Clinton Parkway 785-749-0431

HIGHPOINTE APTS

NEW Specials Call NOW

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

Jacksonville Apts. Best Deal on West Side 1 Bedrooms - $475 2 Bedrooms - $560 Pet friendly!

MPM 785-841-4935

Parkway Terrace Apts.

1BR & 2BRs available. $450 - $525/mo. $300 deposit. CA, DW, Wood floors. 2340 Murphy Drive

785-841-1155

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

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

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PARKWAY COMMONS August Rent Specials! 2BR: ½ OFF * 3BR: FREE! W/D, Pool, Small Pet OK! Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! 3601 Clinton Parkway 785-842-3280

1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths Rent Includes All Utilities. Plus Cable, Internet, Fitness & Pool. Garages Available Elevators to all floors

2BR — 3506 Harvard, bi-level, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookups. No pets. $480/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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Call Today 785-856-8900

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Canyon Court Apts Sizzling Specials

1, 2, 3BR - W/D, Pool, Gym 700 Comet Ln., Lawrence Call Today! 785-832-8805 firstmanagementinc.com

Village Square Stonecrest • Hanover 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly Reserve YOUR Apt. Call 785-842-3040 or email: village@sunflower.com

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

Call for SPECIALS

Village Square

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Stonecrest • Hanover 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly

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

and Lease Special $200 OFF August Rent

Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Reserve YOUR Apt. Now Call 785-842-3040 or email village@sunflower.com 2BRs - for fall, tri-level, 1 bath, CA, all elect., W/D hookup, DW, study. $650/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

LAUREL GLEN APTS 2 & 3BR All Electric units. Water/Trash PAID. Small Dog and Students WELCOME! Income restrictions apply

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

Duplexes $200 OFF 1st Month Special 3BR, 2.5 bath, DW, W/D hookup, microwave, 2 car, patio. No pets. Avail. Aug. 2903 Crestline. $910/mo. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874

Now Accepting Applications for August Call NOW for Specials! 785-838-9559 EOH

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

Never Be Late To Class ! Louisiana Place Apts. 1136 Louisiana 2 Bedrooms $620/mo., $300 deposit 785-841-1155

Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence

2BR — 1315 E. 25th Terrace, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. $480/mo. 785-841-5797

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2 Bedrooms at 837 MICHIGAN Near KU. Pool, microwave, DW, and laundry facilities 3 & 4 Bedrooms at 660 GATEWAY COURT FREE wireless internet, DW, W/D, pool, tennis courts. 3BRs with garages.

Call 785-841-8400 www.sunriseapartments.com 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 3BR — 2327 Yale, 2 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. $825/mo. Call 785-841-5797

2BR, 1 bath, in 4-plex, W/D hookups, quiet, 2 blocks to KU. $450/mo. Small pet ok. Avail. Now 785-979-0767 2BR, feels like a split-level home, central location. Sm. pet ok. W/D hookup, storage, $575/mo. 785-841-4201

1-3BR apts., duplexes, & homes near KU campus. Call TODAY to set up YOUR tour: 866-207-7480 www.RentRMS.com 2&3BRs Near hospital. Lg., have CA, off-st. parking, on bus route. 2BR-$550, 3BR$775. Aug. 1st 785-550-7325 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. No pets. $460/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 1305 Kentucky, in 4-plex. CA, DW. No pets. $450/mo. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR — 2406 Alabama, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, W/D hookup. $570/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 2412 Alabama, in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, DW, washer/dryer. No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 2524 Winterbrook, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage. No pets. $525/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR - 3062 W. 7th, for fall, 2 full baths, 1 story, CA, W/D hookup, DW, study. $690/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 536 Ohio, for fall, 1st floor, 1 bath, AC. $450/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR - 741 Mchigan, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, W/D hookup, full unfin. bsmt. 1 pet ok. $730/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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

Great 3 and 4 BR’s left! 1712 Ohio

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A tribute to dads on Father’s Day Dear Annie: Last year, you printed a column on Father’s Day about what makes a dad. There is a huge difference between what makes a “father” and what makes a “dad.” A father is someone who believes that by donating his sperm for your creation, he has done his duty in life. A dad is someone who gets up every day and does whatever he can to put a roof over your head, clothes on your back and food on your table. He might have to dig ditches, flip hamburgers, deliver pizzas, work in a factory — or all of the above. He might not own a suit and tie. He teaches the value of hard work not because he’s looking for help mowing the lawn, but because he knows idleness leads to trouble. He realizes his job is to make his children productive citizens, and to do that, he can’t always be his child’s friend. When I graduated from

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high school, I realized I had a dad I respected and with whom I could talk about anything. He taught me to remember right from wrong, no matter where I was or what I was doing. He set the bar and let me go out into the world to make my own way. To me, there is no greater man than a dad. — S. Dear S.: Thank you for providing a wonderful Father’s Day testimonial. Our best wishes to all the dads who are such excellent role models for their children. Here’s an

‘Falling Skies’ back in lineup Last year, Steven Spielberg produced two science fiction fantasies for television, “Terra Nova” and “Falling Skies.” ‘‘Nova,” the more anticipated and expensive of the two, fell by the wayside while the enormously popular “Falling Skies” (8 p.m., TNT) is now entering its second season. For the uninitiated, “Skies” follows a ragtag army of human survivors mounting a tenacious insurgency against a cruel, technologically superior alien force. There are special-effects depictions of spaceships and critters, but the real joy of “Skies” is its inventive, old-school way of using locations to evoke a sense of doom. Toss a few burned-out cars around an abandoned strip mall and you’re halfway to creating an endof-the-world atmosphere. N o a h Wyle stars as Tom Mason, a former college history professor turned rebelpatriot. His knowledge of military and diplomatic history as well as the show’s Boston-area setting connects these freedom fighters to the men of Lexington and Concord. Like the classic 1950s sci-fi movies that clearly inspired Spielberg, “Falling Skies” can be appreciated on several levels. On the surface, it’s a shoot-em-up thrill ride. But dig deeper and you reach undercurrents of popular dread.

Speaking of thriving on basic cable, “Longmire” (9 p.m., A&E) debuted two weeks ago as the most watched launch of a scripted series on cable this year. And its audience grew in its second week. This police procedural set in Big Sky Country will never win awards for originality or complexity. And that may be central to its appeal. At a time when some networks have doubled down on fantasy series (“Game of Thrones,” ‘‘True Blood”) with baffling sets of rules and character relationships that require a flow chart to follow, “Longmire” celebrates the simple appeal of the taciturn Western hero.

Sunday’s other highlights

2012 U.S. Open Golf Championship (3 p.m., NBC).

Repeat stories and updates scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): insider trading in Congress, one university’s success in math and science, a profile of Taylor Swift.

The Miami Heat host the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals (7 p.m., ABC).

The case seems closed on the season finale of “The Killing” (8 p.m., AMC).

“Forensic Firsts” (8 p.m., Smithsonian) surveys 50 years in the evolving technology — from ballistics to DNA science — that aids police detectives as they find the bad guys.

BIRTHDAYS Singer Barry Manilow is 69. Comedian Joe Piscopo is 61. Movie producer-director-writer Bobby Farrelly is 54. Actor Thomas Haden Church is 51. Actor Greg Kinnear is 49. Actor Jason Patric is 46. Actor-comedian Will Forte is 42. Tennis player Venus Williams is 32.

essay that appeared in this space several years ago, and we are happy to print it again: A great man died today. He wasn’t a world leader or a famous doctor or a war hero or a sports figure. He was no business tycoon, and you would never see his name in the financial pages. But he was one of the greatest men who ever lived. He was my father. I guess you might say he was a person who was never interested in getting credit or receiving honors. He did corny things like pay his bills on time, go to church on Sunday and serve as an officer in the PTA. He helped his kids with their homework and drove his wife to do the grocery shopping on Thursday nights. He got a great kick out of hauling his teenagers and their friends around to and from football games. Dad enjoyed simple

pastimes like picnics in the park and pitching horseshoes. Opera wasn’t exactly his thing. He liked country music, mowing the grass and running with the dog. He didn’t own a tuxedo, and I’m sure he never tasted smoked salmon or caviar. Tonight is my first night without him. I don’t know what to do, so I am writing to you. I am sorry now for the times I didn’t show him the proper respect. But I am grateful for a lot of other things. I am thankful that God let me have my father for 15 years. And I am happy that I was able to let him know how much I loved him. That wonderful man died with a smile on his face and fulfillment in his heart. He knew that he was a great success as a husband and a father, a brother, a son and a friend. I wonder how many millionaires can say that. — His Daughter

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Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  No one needs to tell you what to do. You are in the mood to visit with a special friend or two, and you’re full of energy. Tonight: Pretend it is Friday night. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Make today about family and those in your immediate circle. A neighbor might attempt to nudge his or her way into your schedule. Tonight: A spontaneous get-together at your pad. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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(First published in the Law- Notice is hereby given purrence Daily Journal-World suant to the provisions of June 10, 2012) K.S.A. 25-2022, of a vacancy in the membership of the IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Board of Education of UniDOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS fied School District No. 343, Jefferson County, Kansas, In the Matter of the and that such vacancy shall Estate of be filled by appointment of Allen Hoffman, Jr., the Board of Education for Deceased. the remainder of the unexpired term not sooner than Case No. 12PR100 fifteen (15) days following publication of this notice. Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 59 Such vacancy exists by reason of the resignation of NOTICE TO CREDITORS Beth Kelley, who represented Board Member DisTHE STATE OF KANSAS TO trict #3 (City of Lecompton, ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: Lecompton Township east of 1029, Kanawka TownYou are hereby notified ship, and North Wakarusa that on June 5, 2012, a peti- Township). tion for probate of will was filed in this court by Alana Please contact the USD M. Biggs, daughter of Allen #343 District Office at Hoffman, Jr, deceased. All 785-597-5138 to apply for creditors are notified to ex- the board member vacancy hibit their demands against no later than 12:00 noon on the estate within four (4) Monday, July 9. months from the date of ________ the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are NOTICE TO BIDDERS: not thus exhibited, they Interested vendors are enshall be forever barred. couraged to visit the UniAlana M. Biggs versity of Kansas PurchasPetitioner ing Services website for a listing of Current Bid Opportunities. Electronic Bid Calvin J. Karlin - 09555 postings are located at: Barber Emerson, L.C. www.purchasing.ku.edu 1211 Massachusetts Street /Bids/KU_Bids.aspx P.O. Box 667 Interested vendors may Lawrence, Kansas also contact KU Purchas66044-0667 ing Services, 785-864-5800. (785) 843-6600 1246 West Campus Road ckarlin@barberemerson.com ATTORNEYS FOR Rm. 30, Lawrence, KS 66045 PETITIONER Fax 785-864-3454 or ________ email: purchasing@ku.edu

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