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VIEWED THROUGH A HOLE CUT INTO A WALL, VOLUNTEER BILL CROWLEY SURVEYS some of the work being done on an extension to the home of Geoff and Angie Wampler-Cooper on Tuesday. The organization Professionals Helping Children, which performs building and renovation work to the homes of families with special-needs children, has adopted the Wampler-Cooper family for its yearly makeover project. The extension to the home is being constructed with a wheelchair-accessible bathroom for Chance Wampler-Cooper, who has a spinal cord birth defect.

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Skateboarding is amazingly popular in Lawrence. We have found that out because we have had kids skating all over town while the parks have been closed.” — Mark Hecker, the city’s superintendent for parks and maintenance. After renovations, parks and recreation leaders have opened both new skate parks, and have set a formal ribbon cutting for Monday at Centennial Skate Park. Page 3A

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Volunteers make family’s home more accessible By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

OTTAWA — Members of an Ottawa family were to get their first look today at their renovated home, complete with a new bedroom, expanded kitchen and wheelchairaccessible bathroom. “We’re so excited,” said Angie Wampler-Cooper, who, along with her husband and two sons, were selected for the project by area nonprofit Professionals Helping Children. “They’ve gone all out.” The project is one of several home renovations completed by the organization during the past three years. The group, founded by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Brian Ferguson, selects one local family a year that has a child with a disability and fixes up the home to better accommodate the family. Ferguson showed off the

PROFESSIONALS HELPING CHILDREN VOLUNTEER Carlie Marquis sweeps up the kitchen area of the Wampler-Cooper home Tuesday in Ottawa. renovations volunteers were making to the home, which focused on making it more wheelchair accessible for Chance, 14, who has a spinal cord birth defect that affects his ability to walk. Above the whir of saws

and the smack of hammers, Ferguson pointed out that the new bedroom added on to the back of the house includes a handicap-accessible bathroom. Please see HOME, page 2A

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Officials assessing big-picture needs of community By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

If the mindset of one voter is any indication, many voters didn’t know much about the need for a $30 million police headquarters facility when they approved an $18 million expansion of the Lawrence Public Library in November 2010. The one voter? Mayor Bob Schumm. Schumm wasn’t yet on the City Commission — he took office in April 2011 — but he certainly paid more attention than most to city issues. But he said recently the amount of need at the Lawrence Schumm Police Department caught him by surprise. “I’m not going to second guess the need for the library at all,” Schumm said. “There is certainly a need there, but I didn’t know before I got elected that we were that far behind at the Police Department.” In June, city commissioners received a report estimating it would take $30 million to build a new headquarters building for the Lawrence Police Department. When commissioners asked for a more detailed plan related to staffing the new facility, commissioners were presented with a plan that totaled $42 million. Commissioners recently were told the city’s existing debt policies won’t allow the city to fully finance a $30 million police Please see PLANNING, page 8A

Police chief: Help needed to fight financial crime Khatib discusses issues department faces going forward By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib calls it losing the middle ground. “To me the trend in financial crimes and forgery has become the new petty crime in Lawrence as opposed to theft,” he said. “There’s a lot of abuse of credit cards and financial instruments.” Khatib said it could be driven by the prevalence of more people using debit and credit cards now as

opposed to cash and by more purchases made over the Internet, all resulting in more op- Khatib portunities for criminals. As part of his current request to city officials for more positions, equipment upgrades and a new police facility, Khatib has drawn attention to the city’s crime rate when compared with a group

of 27 other similar cities across the country, including Overland Park, Olathe, Norman, Okla., and Lincoln, Neb. In the 2010 survey, Lawrence had the highest rate of property, financial and nuisance crime cases at 12.5 per 1,000 residents. The average among all the cities was 4.3 crimes per 1,000 residents. And Lawrence’s clearance rate in those areas was only 14.9 percent compared with the 21 percent average among all cities. “I’m basically saying

the police department doesn’t really have the capacity to take on investigation of those crimes without doing one of two things: either getting more resources to apply to it or cutting something else to try to get back to it,” he said. Khatib said the situation is a product of the department’s workload. The same survey found the Lawrence department was handling 370 calls per officer compared with an average of 323 calls per officer. He believes the

department is effective in solving high-profile and major cases such as homicides and shootings, and also managing the 50 to 70 events, such as parades, athletic and cultural events, in the city each year. But that also comes at a price in solving certain types of crimes that don’t often get headlines. Still, the fraud and forgery crimes that might involve the Internet or a suspect from far away are much more complex than thefts reported years ago, he said. The department’s Please see POLICE, page 8A


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DEATHS BLANCHE T. (KLAMET) MURPHY Funeral services for Blanche T. Murphy, 96, of Bonner Springs, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Basehor.

FLOYD O. TEMPLE Memorial services for Floyd O. Temple, 86, Lawrence, KS will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be in Pioneer Cemetery in Lawrence. He died on Friday, June 29, 2012 at Pioneer Ridge in Lawrence. He was born on February 3, 1926 in Coffeyville, KS, the son of John Daniel and Emma Head Temple. Floyd served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He was awarded the Purple Heart. He began his career with KU as a football player in 1948. He lettered two years each in baseball and football and was the third baseman for the 1949 baseball team that earned the Big Seven conference title - the Jayhawks last baseball Conference title prior to the 2006 Big 12 Championship. He graduated from the University of Kansas. He went on to play minor league baseball in 1950 for the Gladewater Bears of the East Texas League. In 1951-52, he played for the Iola Indians of the Kansas-OklahomaMissouri League and managed the team for parts of those seasons. In all, Temple played 110 minor league games and posted a .278 batting average. Floyd was the coach of the Kansas Jayhawks baseball team from1954-1981. He achieved the majority of his accomplishments despite the fact that he only had four baseball scholarships to award until 1975. During that time, many other schools in the conference has as many as 24 scholarships. In his last six seasons as a coach, when the number of scholarships were increased to 13, KU went

a combined 171-101-3 for a winning percentage of .629. He coached four All-Americans and seven future Major League players. During his 28 seasons as the KU baseball coach, he served as an assistant coach for the KU football team on the staffs of head coaches Jack Mitchell, Pepper Rodgers, and Don Fambrough. He also served as an Assistant Athletic Director at KU from 1981-1992. His No. 13 was retired in 1982 and remains the only jersey number displayed on the outfield wall of KU’s home stadium, Hoglund Ballpark. He was married to Beverly Brooks on August 15, 1948 in Coffeyville, KS. She survives. Other survivors include a son, George “Biff” (wife, Leslie)Temple of Granbury, TX, a daughter, Ann (husband, Bobby) Clark of Arlington, TX; five grandchildren, Stephanie Temple, Kelly Ballard, Taylor Stapleton, Kaci Green, Brett Temple and six great grandchildren. The family suggests memorials in his name to Wounded Warrior Project, the American Cancer Society, or to the Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Foundation and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Online condolences may be sent to www. warrenmcelwain.com Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

County meeting today to discuss burn ban By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

The Douglas County Commission will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. today to discuss the possibility of imposing a fireworks ban on county property. The meeting was announced Saturday night despite a forecast for rain. Commissioners began discussing a burn ban in their Wednesday afternoon meeting, when the director and associate director of emergency management said it was unlikely that a ban would be needed but that commissioners should plan to call a special meeting if conditions worsened. Craig Weinaug, county administrator, said Saturday night that owners with land near county property had contacted the county with concerns, which led to the decision to hold the meeting. Fireworks are already

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OTTAWA — It’s been nearly a year since Iraq War veteran and Ottawa resident Allen Hill and his family appeared on national television, receiving a new home on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” They’ve settled in nicely. “The house provides him a place to come home to,” said Allen’s wife, Gina. A main goal of the home’s design was to shield Allen from outside noises, which can trigger the post-traumatic stress disorder he suffers from following his experiences in Iraq. Allen’s received intensive inpatient treatment for his PTSD, but at their old Ottawa home, which was next to a railroad track and rock quarry, the noises would frequently send Allen into debilitating PTSD episodes. But at the new home he shares with Gina and their two sons, soundproof walls and a more secluded neighborhood have significantly cut down his episodes. “Comparing myself now to the same time a year ago?” Allen said.

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The all-volunteer crew has been working on the home for about two weeks. In addition to funding the renovations through donations and volunteer labor, the group sent the Wampler-Coopers on a mini-vacation to Pomona Lake, then to an area motel where the group provided the family’s meals. Ferguson said the effort in Ottawa is sort of a smaller-scale version of the TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” “We’ve just been amazed by the openness of their hearts,” WamplerCooper said.

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IT’S BEEN A YEAR SINCE THE OTTAWA HOME of Allen and Gina Hill, pictured here, received a makeover on the show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” The home now can block out outside noise that before would have triggered Allen’s post-traumatic stress disorder. “Wow. It’s night and day.” The extra peace and calm have enabled Allen to return to school at Ottawa University, where he’s been awarded a scholarship to study computer science. The family’s experiences with PTSD have thrust the couple into the role of advocates, Gina said, especially following the airing of the show. She’s now partnered with a St. Louis nonprofit to establish Silent Siren, a program that helps educate law enforce-

ment and communities in ways to safely diffuse encounters and emergencies with ex-service members with PTSD. Opening up his mental health struggles to the country has been its own journey, Allen said, but it’s the Hill family’s way of reaching out to other service members with PTSD. “This is what we know,” Allen said.

Ferguson started the group after helping renovate a home for an area girl with spina bifida. He figured there were probably other local families in need and thought he could get supplies donated from area stores and enlist the help of some friends in the construction business. “I thought, ‘What a great idea,’” he said. One of those friends, Billy Crowley, owner of Wise Guys Construction and president of Professionals Helping Children, said he jumped at the opportunity to help out on the annual projects. “It’s already hard enough for a family” with a disabled child, said Crowley, whose crew spent the past two weeks

providing labor and materials for the home. “My kids are healthy.” Ferguson estimated the renovation costs at $50,000, but thanks to donations and labor help, the group was able to do the work for a fraction of that. Making a home more friendly and accessible for a child like Chance is an easy community project to get behind, Crowley said. “‘Cause it’s what we do,” he said. For more information about Professionals Helping Children, visit its Facebook page at facebook.com/professionalshelpingchildren.

— Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.

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New liquor law revives happy hour in Kansas OVERLAND PARK — Happy hour is legal once again in Kansas, and while not every bar owner has immediate plans to start offering limited-time drink specials, many are pleased they’ll stop losing business to neighboring states like Missouri. The end of the happy-hour ban instituted by Kansas in 1985 is among numerous liquor law changes taking effect today under legislation signed by Gov. Sam Brownback in late May. Others include letting certain wineries sell and

banned on township roads, though many people have used them there in the past. The proposal that will go in front of the commission today, Weinaug said, would ban fireworks except on private property outside the city limits of Lawrence, Baldwin City and Eudora, where the commission does not have jurisdiction. If passed, it would be effective immediately and also ban fireworks use near Lone Star Lake and Wells Overbrook Park, SATURDAY’S POWERBALL the two county-owned 7 15 20 41 44 (22) public spaces. FRIDAY’S MEGA MILLIONS The measure wouldn’t 28 34 39 45 53 (34) be a burn ban, and it SATURDAY’S HOT LOTTO wouldn’t affect the public SIZZLER display planned for Law13 14 15 27 37 (19) rence on the Fourth of SATURDAY’S SUPER July. KANSAS CASH 11 12 23 26 32 (15) The meeting is open to the public and will be on SATURDAY’S KANSAS 2BY2 Red: 5 7; White: 1 24 the second floor of the County Courthouse, 1100 SATURDAY’S KANSAS PICK 3 9 9 1 Mass.

serve their products on their premises and permitting retailers such as grocery and liquor stores to offer free samples and hold wine and beer tastings — although grocery stores still cannot sell wine and hard liquor, The Kansas City Star reported Saturday. The 1985 ban on happy hour technically prohibited bars and restaurants from changing drink prices during the day. Lawmakers were concerned the promotions led to drunken driving by encouraging patrons to consume too

much, too quickly, especially in the traditional after-work happy hour period. But the ban had some perhaps unforeseen consequences. Many owners responded by offering daylong specials, such as well drinks for $2.50 or bottles of beer for $2. And along the state’s eastern border, patrons could simply head to the nearest Missouri bar offering happy hour.

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Young builders piece together Lego scenes for contest By Chansi Long clong@ljworld.com

It’s a question that could confound the deepest thinkers: What makes an awesome Lego creation? Ask Aiden Smith, who builds plenty at home, and he’ll say the fine detail. He points at a medium size Mario replica: red overalls, brown eyes, mustache and sideburns. “I like this one because I can’t make faces with Lego blocks,” Smith said.

“Second of all, I love Mario.” The Toy Store, 936 Mass., is hosting its second annual Lego contest. With 158 entries so far, the contest started Friday and runs until July 15. “Our only rule was that it had to be one piece and that it had to fit through our front door,” Jhami Guffey, store manager, said. The contest is divided into four age groups: ages 5 and under, 6 through 10,

11 through 15, and 16 and older. Community members can vote for their favorites. Shipwrecks, battles, beach scenes, towers, ninjas, dragons and even weddings — most of the Lego designs are on display in the Toy Store’s front window. The rest are in the front of the store, a spot near the register parceled out for the occasion. On Saturday morning, John Huff, of Lawrence, was drifting by the store

with some friends when he spotted the display. They stopped to scan the entries. “Look at this one that uses a million different colors,” Huff said. “They didn’t match any of it — I love that.” Huff gestured to another design: “Paranormal Beach Scene,” its title card read. Scrawled by 9-yearold Elsa, the description said, “I have created a

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THE TOY STORE, 936 MASS., is hosting a Lego contest in which participants create whatever scenes their imaginations Please see LEGO, page 4A can think of. Pictured is one of the nearly 160 entries.

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NICK PEELE, OF LAWRENCE, GETS AIRBORNE OFF A JUMP THURSDAY AT THE SKATE PARK located in Centennial Park. Despite the high temperature, Peele squeezed in some time to test out some of the newly renovated park and its attractions. A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony has been set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the park after the city had closed the park and the Deerfield skate park for complete renovations.

Officials to unveil new features Monday By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Jump the fence: To the chagrin of city officials, it may have become the most popular trick of the summer for Lawrence’s skate community. City officials earlier this year temporarily closed both Centennial and Deerfield skate parks to undergo complete renovations. But in recent days, as work has neared completion, it has been tough to keep excited skaters out of the facilities each evening. Now, city officials won’t have to. Parks and recreation leaders have opened both new skate parks and have

set a formal ribbon-cutting for 5:30 p.m. Monday at Centennial skate park, 600 Rockledge Road. “Skateboarding is amazingly popular in Lawrence,” said Mark Hecker, the city’s superintendent for parks and maintenance. “We have found that out because we have had kids skating all over town while the parks have been closed. We really needed to get them back open.” Skaters will be greeted with all new concrete pavements at both parks, in addition to a host of new features designed to accommodate tricks. “I think most people will find Centennial a little more advanced than it

was before,” Hecker said. “The company we hired goes all over the country and builds skate parks.” The Centennial project was a $125,000 renovation. In addition to new pavement, it includes a large, U-shaped bowl feature that Hecker predicts will be popular. The Deerfield skate park, 2901 W. Princeton Blvd., was a $30,000 project. Hecker said it is a smaller park geared more to young skaters and beginners. Kennebunkport, Maine-based WhoSkates did the design and construction work for the city. Hecker said the skating surface at Centennial actually

shrank slightly to keep the project on budget, but he said several public meetings indicated skaters were most interested in having a high concentration of features. Hecker predicts the park, which continues to have lights, will pick up where it left off. “It has turned into one of our most popular parks over the years,” Hecker said about the Centennial skate park, which opened in 1998. “Anytime there is not snow on the ground, it seems like somebody is out there.” — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

Saline County residents recall ‘82 blaze “

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SALINA — As Saline County sheriff, Darrell Wilson saw a lot of grass fires, but a blaze that roared across western parts of the county when he was assistant police chief 30 years ago is something he won’t forget. “It was going so fast and burning so hot,” Wilson said of the November 1982 fire. “The flames were 10 feet high because the grass was so dry and the grass was high. Firefighters couldn’t get a handle on it.” Wilson said strong winds kept the fire alive for several days. He said one man and several head of cattle were “burnt up” in the blaze. Volunteers, including Wilson and then Police Chief John Woody, were called upon to bring barrels of water and fight the fire with whatever they could as rural firefighters constantly ran out of water. “The rural trucks only

When it gets extremely dry like this, all it takes is one fire to get out of control. High winds, dryness and other things in the environment coming together could give us another event like the ’82 fire.” — Joe Koch, director of Saline County Emergency Management

held 200 gallons of water,” June 15 — more than 3 Wilson said. “They were inches less of the almost having a time with it.” 13-inch yearly rainfall average for the county. Dry conditions Koch said the NovemSince the 1982 fire, ber 1982 fire burned more equipment for fighting than 100 square miles of rural fires has improved, pasture ground in Saline but Joe Koch, director of County after entering Saline County Emergency from Ellsworth County. Management, said prairie The town of Hedville had fires remain a big concern to be evacuated as the fire across a dry Saline County threatened, and Brookville and central Kansas. residents fought to keep “When it gets extremely fires away from their dry like this, all it takes is town. one fire to get out of conBy the time Wilson trol,” Koch said. “High and Woody responded, a winds, dryness and other command post had been things in the environment established at Interstate coming together could Highway 70 and Hedville give us another event like Road. Wilson said 40 mph the ’82 fire.” winds pushed the fire at a Koch said Saline Coun- rapid rate. ty has received about 9.5 “When Woody and I inches of rain through heard what was going on

(with the fire), we loaded up and went out to see if we could help,” Wilson said. “The chief manned the command post since there wasn’t much we could do since we weren’t equipped to fight fires.” Volunteers were called from around the area to fight the fire and bring water. People used wet bags in an attempt to beat out the fire. “The wind was howlin’ and blowin’ out of the southwest,” Wilson said. “They (firefighters) were only able to get a handle on it when the wind let up.” Wilson said a large number of cattle attempted to flee the fire but became pinned against fences and were burned alive. Despite the large area burned, few buildings suffered damage, Wilson said. “There was a lot of concern about the fire reaching Salina and structures, but I don’t think we lost any houses,” Wilson said. Please see SALINE, page 6A

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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. ! 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.

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scene you would not find at the typical beach.” Sunbathing cowboys, a pilgrim on the shore gripping a turkey leg, a construction worker in the water being crushed by a dump truck — unusual indeed. With the occasional backward s, c and z, other titles included “Wedding Catered by the Crazy,” “Organic Farm” (with flowers, a horse and a hippie), and “Zombies Attacking Federal Agents.” There was also a replica of the The Toy Store itself. “Mommy, look at the Lego Toy Store,” said 4-year-old Quinn Kuhlman. “I want to vote for that one.” Quinn and his sister, Kerra, 5, had already voted before the discovery, but you can vote again ev-

(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 conBaldwin City struction work. Comple! County Road 1055 tion: late 2012.

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CRAIG KLOTZ, OF LAWRENCE, TAKES A PICTURE of one of the nearly 160 entries in a Lego contest at The Toy Store at 936 Mass. The public can vote on favorite entries every day until July 15. ery day until July 15. And if Quinn and his family decide to come back and vote in favor of the Toy Store, Guffey won’t mind. “Of course The Toy Store is probably our favorite right now,” he said.

AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ! Stephen Craig, of Lawrence, recently was inducted to the International Forest of Friendship in Atchison, which is a living, growing memorial to the world history of aviation and aerospace. He was recognized for his contributions to aviation history and the restoration of classic aircraft. A pilot since 1967, Craig began restoring and flying classic aircraft in 1980. His planes have received numerous trophies, including grand champion awards at Oshkosh, Wis., for the F4F-3 Wildcat, Staggerwing and Jungmeister. Craig also has been nationally recognized for excellence in the field of hospitality ownership and management for over 35 years; he helped sponsor a formation acrobatic team as part of the Holiday Inn’s public relations efforts. He currently owns major hotels in California and Kansas, including the Beaumont Hotel and Airport, Beaumont, which recently was selected as a National Historic site by the U.S. Department of the Interior. !"David Hamby, civil engineer with BG Consultants Inc. in Lawrence, recently became a certified floodplain manager. This certification enables Hamby to advise communities with flood-related issues. Mr. Hamby has 17 years of experience at BG where he provides engineering ser-

vices for water and wastewater projects for both public- and private-sector clients. !"Mark Brosa, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Lawrence, recently received the TNT Client Development Award for his outstanding service efforts during the past year. Brosa was one of only 738 of the firm’s more than 12,000 financial advisers to receive the honor, which derives its name from firm legends who, in the 1950s, traveled the Midwest from Tuesday through Thursday each week, becoming known as “TNT” brokers. !"The Internal Medicine Group, Lawrence, has been selected a recipient of the COLA Excellence Award. COLA is a nonprofit, physician-directed organization promoting quality and excellence in medicine and patient care through programs of voluntary education, achievement and accreditation. !"Dr. Daniel S. Dickerson recently was awarded the Preceptor Excellence Award by the Medical Student Assembly of the Kansas University School of Medicine. For a third consecutive year, the honor has been awarded to volunteer physicians in the state who have welcomed medical students into their practices and communities, providing them with experiences that will shape their careers.

Dickerson has practiced family medicine at Eudora Family Care since 2002. !"Laura Chaney with Chaney Realty has earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification. The National Association of Realtors offers the certification to Realtors who want to help both buyers and sellers navigate these complicated transactions, as demand for professional expertise with distressed sales grows.

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OVERLAND PARK — One man has drowned and a 6-year-old boy nearly drowned in separate swimming pools in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park. The city’s fire department said the man died Friday night in a pool at an Econolodge. Later in the evening, the boy was found at the bottom of an apart-

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Patrick Mosiman, housing specialist, Fall City, Neb. “Somewhat, because I am always using a debit card, and there is always a chance.”

James Becker, facility manager at CB Richard Ellis, Lawrence “Yes. I have known some people that have had some issues with that, and sometimes the person has more issues than the person who stole their identity.”

ment pool and rushed to a hospital in critical condition. The fire department used the twin accidents to remind people to be extra cautious during the summer swimming season. Emergency officials urged people to swim with a buddy and reminded parents to keep a watchful eye on children at all times.

HOSPITAL Lawrence Memorial Hospital reported no births Saturday.

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National Guard helps patrol Colorado fire damage By Mead Gruver Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Making steady progress Saturday against the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, crews kept a wary eye on weather that was getting warmer and drier as National Guard troops were deployed to help local police get things back to normal. “The weather is making progress in a bad direction. Hotter, drier, with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Winds will shift from one direction to another,” said Incident Commander Rich Harvey. The 26-square-mile Waldo Canyon fire was 45 percent contained by Saturday afternoon. It was one of many burning across the West, including eight in Utah and a fastgrowing blaze in Montana that forced residents in several small communities to leave. About 1,200 personnel and six helicopters were

fighting the Waldo Canyon fire, and authorities said they were confident they’d built good fire lines in many areas to stop flames from spreading. “Crews made progress all around the fire,’” said Harvey, who was cautiously optimistic. “The fire potential is still very, very high. It’s extreme and explosive.” Two bodies were found in the ruins of one house, one of almost 350 destroyed in this city 60 miles south of Denver. The victims’ names haven’t been released. Police Chief Pete Carey said Saturday afternoon the approximately 10 people who had been unaccounted for had now been located. Police did not expect to discover other victims in the rubble. More than 150 National Guard soldiers and airmen helped Colorado Springs police staff roadblocks and patrol streets. Carey said Saturday the presence of military personnel will allow his department

PEOPLE WATCH FROM MESA ROAD as a wildfire burns June 24 west of Colorado Springs, Colo. Fire crews made steady progress against the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history Saturday.

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to resume normal police work in the rest of the city. About 10,000 people remain evacuated, down from more than 30,000 at the fire’s peak. Today people whose homes were burned will be allowed to tour the affected areas. Authorities said some residences would be cordoned off with police tape, and peo-

ple would not be allowed beyond that point. Among the fires elsewhere in the West: ! Utah: Residents were sifting through the ashes of more than 50 houses destroyed by a central Utah wildfire. Homeowners were allowed to return Saturday to Indianola along Utah’s scenic Route 89. In all, eight wildfires

are burning across Utah. ! Montana: Authorities in eastern Montana ordered the evacuation of several communities Saturday as the Ash Creek Complex fires, which has burned more than 70 homes this week, consumed another 72 square miles. The blaze grew to 244 square miles overnight. ! Wyoming: A wind-

For parts of nation, a fireworks-free Fourth Saline Last year, about a third of the country was in drought. Now nearly three-quarters is, accordAssociated Press ing to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map, a — Drought and weekly analysis of dryness across the nation.

By Charles Wilson and Steven K. Paulson

DENVER wildfire fears are snuffing out some Fourth of July festivities this year. From Utah to Indiana, state and local governments are calling off annual fireworks displays out of fear that a stray rocket could ignite tinder-dry brush and trigger a wildfire. They’re also warning residents not to use fireworks, sparklers or Roman candles in backyards. The worry is especially acute in the West, where crews are already battling out-of-control blazes in several states. Parts of the Midwest are affected, too, after weeks without any significant rain. “We usually have a fireworks barge and a huge gala that attracts thousands of people,” said Bill Appleby of the Grand Lake

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Area Chamber of Commerce, which represents the lakeside resort town about 90 miles northwest of Denver in the Rocky Mountains. The display is usually safe out on the water, but “we just can’t risk an errant ember.” It’s not uncommon for communities to delay or cancel fireworks shows because of drought conditions, but this year, the practice is more widespread. Last year, about a third of the country was in drought. Now nearly three-quarters is, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map, a weekly analysis of dryness across the nation. The parched conditions have been aggravated by a dry,

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WICHITA — A former state senator who helped Kansas move past Jim Crow segregation has died. Jackson Mortuary says Curtis McClinton Sr. died Wednesday. He was 99. The funeral home’s online obituary didn’t provide a cause of death. The Sedgwick County Democratic Party says McClinton was the first black man elected to the Kansas Senate. The Wichita Eagle reported that he served two terms in the Kansas House before being elected to the state Senate in 1960. He continued to serve there until 1968. McClinton was instrumental in introducing the state’s public accommodation law. It ensured equal treatment in restaurants and hotels regardless of race, religion or national origin.

Hawker Beechcraft announces layoffs WICHITA — Hawker Beechcraft has announced another round of layoffs, this one affecting about 125 workers. The Wichita Eagle reported that a letter to staff Friday said the layoffs come amid a “challenging and rapidly changing environment.” Company officials wrote that they’ll continue to evaluate the company’s operations and “initiate reductions in force and implement furloughs” when deemed appropriate. The Wichita-based aircraft manufacturer filed for bankruptcy protection in May. Those receiving the notices are hourly and nonhourly employees spread across several areas of the Wichita campus.

mild winter and abovenormal temperatures. Fires have charred more than 1.8 million acres this year in the U.S., and much of Utah, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana have been under red-flag warnings for extreme fire danger. In Colorado, where hundreds of homes have been destroyed by flames in the past month, firefighters have said they don’t have the time or resources to stand watch over public events. At least nine public fireworks displays have been called off. Montana hasn’t called for an end to big displays yet, but Gov. Brian Schweitzer is urging people not to set off their own fireworks and has left the

door open to canceling public shows. Officials have also canceled displays or issued warnings restricting private fireworks in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Utah and Wisconsin. “Nobody wants to not have fireworks,” said Chris Magnuson of Albion, Ind., a town of about 2,300 that postponed its annual July 4 fireworks show to Labor Day weekend after county officials banned outdoor burning. “It’s just not safe enough.” The danger is real: Fireworks were blamed for more than 15,500 blazes and $36 million in property damage in 2010, according to the National Fire Protection Association in Quincy, Mass. States have also clamped down on all kinds of outdoor fire hazards, including campfires, smoking and use of portable grills.

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LINDSAY LORENZ, OF LAWRENCE, cools off Ryan Kelly, of Lawrence, during the Tour of Lawrence on Saturday, as riders took to the hills of the Kansas University campus in 100-degree temperatures. AT RIGHT, Venasa Ray cools off rider Andrew Lyles, both of Kansas City, Mo., as Lyles competes in a KU Campus Circuit race. See more coverage in Sports, page 1B.

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“It was mainly just grass, vegetation, trees, telephone poles and a lot of fence. It burned a lot of fence on the Walker and Vanier ranches.”

Firefighting While he wasn’t out in the field helping fight the 1982 fire, Salina Fire Department Capt. Bryan Keeler remembers how rural fire districts and volunteers battled the blaze. “Since it was a rural fire, the city fire department had little involvement,” Keeler said. “At the time, we had people manning the old Schilling Air Force Base fire station and had some aircraft crash trucks that we sent out since they could go off-road.” Even though the city provides mutual aid to rural fire districts, Keeler said the city fire department is equipped for fighting concentrated fires with a lot of fuel; not fires that can spread quickly and require less water. “We are set up for city firefighting,” Keeler said. “Rural firefighting has a different set of needs. Our fires don’t move and have a lot of fuel in one place that requires a lot more water.” Last year, a large fire that started in Ellsworth County sent members from Saline County rural fire districts into the neighboring county. “It was a big fire that started in Horsethief Canyon so we rendered mutual aid to Ellsworth County,” Koch said. “We felt the best strategy was to go on the offense and keep it from getting into the county. We got it put out before it hit the county line.” Koch said a spark could start a large fire, and it could grow quickly. Fires in ditches and along railroad tracks are common when it is dry. “They ignite fairly easily,” Koch said. “Hot rubber from a tire blowing out going into the ditch, a cigarette or hot exhaust going across a pasture can ignite it.” Koch said he hopes farmers will bale more hay this year and do less burning of fields to reduce the threat of burns going out of control. Despite some green vegetation still in the fields and a few small rain

driven wildfire in a sparsely populated area of southeastern Wyoming exploded from eight square miles to nearly 58 square miles in a single day, and an unknown number of structures have burned. About 200 structures were considered threatened. ! Idaho: A fast-moving 1,000-acre wildfire in eastern Idaho that destroyed 66 homes and 29 outbuildings was expected to be contained Saturday. Some 1,000 residents were evacuated; it was unclear when they would be allowed back. ! Colorado: The last evacuees from the High Park Fire in northern Colorado have been allowed to return home as crews get closer to full containment. The 136-square-mile fire killed one resident and destroyed 259 houses, a state record until the fire near Colorado Springs destroyed 346 homes. In western Colorado, the 18-square-mile Pine Ridge Fire was 10 percent contained.

I have seen a lot of grass fires but nothing running as fast with the wind as that one (’82 fire). It would cover a section of ground in no time. It was pretty scary.” — Darrell Wilson, former assistant police chief in Saline County showers, Koch is concerned about what lies beneath. “Beneath the green vegetation is dead vegetation, and that burns quickly,” Koch said.

‘A big hazard’ Because of the dry conditions, Ellsworth, Lincoln and Russell counties have enacted burn bans. Koch said it may not be long before Saline County issues one. Koch said the dry conditions in the county create a situation where a major grass fire could occur at any time. “We will continue to monitor the conditions to make the determination whether we need a burn ban,” Koch said. Koch said techniques and equipment for fighting prairie fires have improved over the years. He said the volunteer rural firefighters are better trained. “We also use mutual aid more effectively and coordinate our activities better with others,” Koch said. Aside from the training of rural firefighters, Rural Fire District No. 6 in Smolan has a portable water pump that Saline County residents can reserve. “It is part of our mitigation strategy, and someone can check it out for a day,” Koch said. “It can lay a lot of water and put out a fire quickly.” Despite the improvements in technology, Koch said a massive prairie fire could spark up at any time. “Prairie fires are a big hazard and are very dangerous,” Koch said. “Our goal is to get the fires out as quickly as possible to protect life and property.” Wilson said fast-moving prairie fires are dangerous for everyone involved in fighting them. “I have seen a lot of grass fires but nothing running as fast with the wind as that one (’82 fire),” Wilson said. “It would cover a section of ground in no time. It was pretty scary.”


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Eastern U.S. storms kill 13, cut power to millions Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Millions across the mid-Atlantic region sweltered Saturday in the aftermath of violent storms that pummeled the eastern U.S. with high winds and downed trees, killing at least 13 people and leaving 3 million without power during a heat wave. Power officials said the outages wouldn’t be repaired for several days to a week, likening the damage to a serious hurricane. Emergencies were declared in Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, the District of Columbia and Virginia, where Gov. Bob McDonnell said the state had its largest non-hurricane outage in history, as more storms threatened. “This is a very dangerous situation,” the governor said. In West Virginia, 232 Amtrak passengers were stranded Friday night on a train that was blocked on both sides by trees that fell on the tracks, spending about 20 hours at a rural station before buses picked them up. And in Illinois, storm damage forced the transfer of dozens of maximum-security, mentally ill prisoners from one prison to another. In some Virginia suburbs of Washington, emergency 911 call centers were out of service; residents were told to call local police and fire departments. Huge trees fell across streets in Washington, leaving cars crunched up next to them, and onto the fairway at the AT&T National golf tournament in Maryland. Cell-

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New president begins struggle for power By Hamza Hendawi Associated Press

CAIRO — Islamist Mohammed Morsi became Egypt’s first freely elected president on Saturday, launching his fouryear term with a poMorsi tentially dangerous quest to wrest back from the military the full authority of his office. The outcome of the impending battle between Egypt’s first civilian president and its powerful generals will redraw the country’s political landscape after 60 years of de facto military rule. If Morsi succeeds, the Muslim Brotherhood will likely be emboldened to press ahead with realizing the longtime goal of making Egypt an Islamic state. Otherwise the military — which has been reluctant to give up the power it assumed after Hosni Mubarak’s ouster — will continue its stranglehold on the country for years, maybe decades, to come. For Egypt’s estimated 82 million people, the prospect of a continuing battle between the military and the Brotherhood, the country’s largest political group, will only prolong the political instability that has rocked their nation since Mubarak’s ouster last year. Egyptians have seen the initial euphoria following the revolution turn into a wave of pessimism amid a declining economy, rising crime and a seemingly endless wave of protests, strikes and sit-ins. Both sides — Morsi and the military — made a show of unity during the inauguration ceremonies that began with the 60-year-old U.S.-trained engineer being sworn in at the Supreme Constitutional Court.

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AN AMERICAN BEECH TREE is down on Capitol Hill grounds Saturday in Washington, D.C., near the U.S. Supreme Court, background, after a powerful storm swept across the mid-Atlantic region late Friday. phone and Internet service was spotty, gas stations shut down and residents were urged to conserve water until sewage plants returned to power.

The outages were especially dangerous because they left the region without air conditioning in an oppressive heat. Temperatures soared to highs in

King remembered at funeral as forgiving LOS ANGELES — Rodney King was remembered in Los Angeles on Saturday as a forgiving man who bore the scars of his infamous beating with dignity. The Rev. Al Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, said before the funeral that King never showed bitterness to the officers who beat him. “People should not be judged by the mistakes that they make, but by how they rise above them,” Sharpton said outside the Hall of Freedom at the sprawling cemetery grounds. “Rodney had risen above his mistakes. He never mocked anyone — not the police, not the justice system, not anyone.” “He became a symbol of forgiveness,” Sharpton said. The funeral came nearly two weeks after King was found dead at the bottom of the swimming pool at his Rialto, Calif., home on June 17. He was 47. Family members held a private service early in the day, followed by a public memorial and burial.

said Karen Fryer, resident services director at two assisted living facilities in Washington. The facilities had generator power but needed to go out for portable air-conditioning units, and Fryer worried about a few of her 100 residents who needed backup power for portable oxygen. The stranded train passengers spent more than 20 hours on the train after they stopped about 11 p.m. Friday at a station near rural Prince, W.Va. The storm did damage from Indiana to New Jersey, although the bulk of it was in West Virginia, Washington and suburban Virginia and Maryland. At least six of the dead were killed in Virginia, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home. Two young cousins in New Jersey were killed when a tree fell on their tent while camping. Two were killed in Maryland, one in Ohio, one in Kentucky and one in Washington.

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the mid-90s in Baltimore and Washington, where it had hit 104 on Friday. “I’ve called everybody except for the state police to try to get power going,”

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I think the library project will be a great project. But for whatever reason, I think this Police DepartCONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A headquarters building with ment project hasn’t been raised to general obligation debt. the level it should have been.”

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SPEAKS IN THE EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE in Washington on Thursday after the Supreme Court ruled on his health care legislation.

For Obama, transcendent win still not assured By Ben Feller

If he wins re-election, he’s got one huge WASHINGTON — Presi- marker down that he dents live in a world of wins and losses quickly can build upon.” Associated Press

forgotten. Rarely are they presented with the kind of defining moment that President Barack Obama experienced when the Supreme Court upheld his health care law. It’s one that will transcend his presidency, change America’s social safety net and shape how he is likely to be remembered. Then there’s the catch. If Obama does not win a second term in November, he risks losing both the law and the core of his legacy. Republican Mitt Romney will try to gut the law and impose something else. All the rest of what Obama accomplishes will fall under the dimmer view of history assigned to one-term presidents. Immediate attention isn’t on the lasting consequences. Right now, the campaign retains its focus and remains a biting contest between two men with vastly different visions about how to fix the economy. Obama’s re-election message is not expected to differ because of the ruling. But his presidency has changed. Where others failed, he succeeded, pushing through a plan to get basic health coverage to mil-

— Bill Daley, Obama’s former chief of staff lions of uninsured people in the richest nation on earth. “Obamacare,” as critics derisively call it and supporters adoringly do, is his Medicare, his Social Security. The high court ensured that the law would crown Obama’s legacy. He did it with no Republican help in Congress, with half the country against him, with a Supreme Court led by a conservative chief justice who produced the surprising, deciding vote to rescue his law. “If he wins re-election, he’s got one huge marker down that he can build upon,” said Bill Daley, Obama’s former chief of staff. Daley said if Obama achieves a long-term debt deal on immigration or brokers an energy plan as well, and avoids major mess-ups for eight years, “then that has the potential to be a very significant presidency.” Douglas Brinkley of Rice University, among the presidential historians who have met with Obama for dinners, said Obama wants to be re-

membered on the scale of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson. Now, Brinkley said, Obama is poised to go down as one of the leading progressive presidents for delivering on a health care promise that has eluded so many, for so long. “It’s a bit of confounding presidency,” Brinkley said. “It always seems like Obama is about to flip off the rails. And then lo and behold, he’s back on top again.” And if he loses to Romney? “It all changes,” Brinkley said. “One-term presidents have a hard time building tremendous legacies.” The law is built around a mandate that people who can afford to buy health insurance must do so to help rein in the costs of coverage for everyone. Overall, the legislation is unpopular with the public, although individual parts of it are not. Romney calls it an act of government intrusion and says he will ask Congress to repeal the law. Obama’s triumph at the Supreme Court, therefore, seemed less about legislative permanency and more about electoral urgency. Within hours, a fundraising appeal under Obama’s name warned donors of Romney’s undo-it plans and said, “We can’t allow that to happen. We have to win this election.”

BRIEFLY Ex-Israeli prime minister dies at 96 JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir was a fighter for the Jews long before Israel’s creation, an underground leader who led militias against the Arabs and British. He made Shamir no apologies and no compromises — not as an underground fighter, an intelligence agent who hunted Nazis, and as one of Israel’s longest-serving prime ministers who refused to bargain for land. The 96-year-old Shamir, who clung throughout his life to the belief that Israel should hang onto territory and never trust an Arab regime, died Saturday at a nursing home in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv. Israeli media said Shamir had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease in recent years. Shamir was Israel’s seventh prime minister, serving as premier for seven years, from 1983-84 and 198692, leading his party to election victories twice, despite lacking much of the outward charisma that characterizes many modern politicians. Barely over 5 feet tall and built like a block of granite, he projected an image of uncompromising strength during the first intifada, or Palestinian uprising against Israel in the West Bank and Gaza.

Ex-PSU leader OK’d not reporting abuse

The British-born Australian was swimming steady and strong and reported no STATE COLLEGE, PA. — physical complaints other Emails show Penn State’s than the stings, according former president Graham to her support team. Spanier agreed not to take At about 7:30 p.m., allegations of sex abuse roughly 37.5 hours into against ex-assistant footthe swim, the 49-year-old ball coach Jerry Sandusky grandmother was 76 miles to authorities but worried from her starting point at a university officials would marina in the Cuban capital, be “vulnerable” for failing to according to her website’s report it, a news organizaGPS tracking report. tion has reported. The emails followed a gradAnti-pigeon hawk uate assistant’s 2001 report stolen at Wimbledon he saw Sandusky sexually assaulting a boy in the team LONDON — A hawk being locker room shower, CNN used to patrol skies and reported. The existence of deter pigeons from the the emails was first reported Wimbledon Lawn Tennis earlier this month by NBC. Championships has been The emails show athstolen, police said Saturletic director Tim Curley and day. retired vice president Gary Rufus, a Harris hawk, Schultz intended to report was stolen with its cage the allegation, then reconsidbetween Thursday night ered. Spanier responded that and Friday morning from he was “supportive” of their a car parked on a private plan, but he worried they driveway in the southwestmight “become vulnerable ern suburb of Wimbledon, for not having reported it.” said London’s Metropolitan Sandusky was convicted police. this month of 45 counts of The company that owns sexually abusing 10 boys. the hawk had left a rear window of the car open for Woman past halfway ventilation, according to police. in Cuba-Fla. swim The hawk, a family pet, KEY WEST, FLA. — Enflies above the tennis durance swimmer Penny lawns every day, scaring Palfrey approached the away smaller birds such as three-quarter mark Satpigeons that could distract urday on her trek from the players and bother the Cuba to the Florida Keys, audience. encountering jellyfish stings Hawks have been used to but otherwise perfect clear the skies above Wimconditions in her attempt to bledon during the tournabecome the first woman to ment for about 12 years, as swim the more than 100an environmentally friendly mile route. form of pest control.

That’s because the city already has committed to issue $18 million in bonds for the library project. If the city issued an additional $30 million in bonds, it would push the city above its own guidelines for the amount of debt per capita and also would raise the city’s bond mill levy to a rate above what the policy calls for. The City Commission has the ability to change its own policy, but absent that the city likely would have to look at a sales tax increase to help pay for the $42 million worth of police needs. Some commissioners are now wondering whether enough work was done to ensure voters understood the big-picture list of needs in the community. “I think the library project will be a great project,” said City Commissioner Hugh Carter, who also took office in April 2011. “But for whatever reason, I think this Police Department project hasn’t been raised to the level it should have been. “When the public went to the polls, I don’t think they knew this kind of need was looming. We need to get a plan together for this, and we need to do a better job going forward.”

A five-year plan When it comes to planning for potential bigticket projects, Lawrence doesn’t quite do it like many other communities. City Auditor Michael Eglinski in a September 2011 audit made a set of recommendations urging the city to do more in the arena of long-range planning. Specifically, he said the city should start preparing a five-year capital improvements plan and start making multiyear financial projections of major revenues and expenditures of the city. “I think it would be good to have a formal five-year plan on paper,” Eglinski said recently. “Everybody would have to understand that it would

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fraud and forgery investigator was absorbed 10 years ago because of patrol needs. “The same amount of cases and the same amount of calls take more people to do,” Khatib said. “A patrol officer is doing the lion’s share of that on top of everything else. They constantly get interrupted.”

Future ramifications City Commissioner Hugh Carter said that as the city seeks to market itself to attract more retirees, it would be crucial to combat forgery, fraud and theft crimes. But he said the department’s staffing levels for officers doesn’t put it in position to be proactive on those types of crimes. “This is a crime that is on the rise dramatically. It is predominantly seniors that are targeted,” Carter said. “I think it’s critical that we get on top of that, and I know that his staffing requests would give him the resources to do so.” Earlier this month Khatib provided a memo to city commissioners that says the effects of the staffing levels stretch beyond the department’s limited ability to respond to fraud and forgery calls. He said safety concerns include not responding to some medical emergencies and sending one unit to an alarm. Others could present more of an inconvenience for the public: not responding to loose animal calls when no animal control officer is on duty or

— City Commissioner Hugh Carter

never be written in stone, but it would allow everyone to see the costs you have to address and then talk about the trade-offs you may have to make.” In his audit, Eglinski found 13 of the 14 cities he uses as peer communities for Lawrence prepare multiyear capital improvement plans. Lawrence, however, hasn’t prepared an overarching multiyear capital improvement plan since 2008, Eglinski said. But that is changing. City Manager David Corliss said his staff is now working on a five-year plan. He said it will be presented to city commissioners for review and approval in July. “I think as we work through a number of larger projects, a plan like that is going to become more valuable,” Corliss said. But Corliss stressed city leaders are doing multiyear planning currently. The city, for example, has a 10-year plan for major infrastructure projects that would be funded by the voter-approved infrastructure sales tax. It also has a multiyear plan for water and sewer projects that need to be undertaken. And sometimes, as in the case of the police facilities project, big-ticket items come up during the annual budget process. Police needs have come up over multiple years in city budget sessions. The city, however, doesn’t have one single plan that combines the largest projects from all those lists. Corliss said one danger of a such a plan is that it can create the perception that one commission is making decisions for future commissions. In reality, each new commission has to make its own decisions about whether to follow through on a project, even if it is on a multiyear plan. Corliss also said such plans can give people the impression that the

budget is a rigid document that rarely changes. He said that hasn’t been the case, especially during the recent economic downturn when his office has had to make midyear spending adjustments to ensure the budget will balance. “I’m a little bit worried about people thinking you have a five-year plan and you can put it on autopilot,” Corliss said. “I can promise you, we focus on the budget every week.” Corliss also said he doesn’t believe the lack of a five-year plan created confusion among voters when they went to the polls for the library issue. “I think the idea that there might be trade-offs was part of the discussion leading up to that vote,” Corliss said. “We told the public that it would cost 1.5 mills to pay the debt on the library project. I think everybody understood that may mean it would be difficult to ask for other projects in the near future.” But as more large projects begin to emerge — currently commissioners are discussing the police facility, a regional recreation complex, a $54 million sewage treatment plant, millions of dollars to create an industrial park at the former Farmland Industries site, among others — Corliss believes a five-year plan can be a good tool to communicate with the public. Schumm said he think it also will help elected officials. “There really is a global question here: Should we not have the palette of needs in front of us when we’re making decisions?” Schumm said. “That seems to be a reasonable way to do it because you only have so much money.”

holding non-emergency calls during busy times. When bars close, police often can’t respond to noise complaints during peak times, he said. Khatib also said that in the future, the department could look at things like not responding to traffic accidents on private property; even less investigation into fraud and forgery cases; reduce the number of school resource officers from six to four; folding the department’s traffic unit back into patrol; and changing in how the department handles special events such as half-marathons and parades, including the city possibly denying permits because of a lack of resources to handle the event. Khatib said it would be a difficult decision because he has also focused on community policing and stressed the importance of interactions with the public. “There is a danger here in that it will reduce the number of nonconfrontational interactions between officers and those they serve,” he said. “These types of interactions are important for the well-being and relationship of citizens and officers.”

cost about 20 percent less at $24 million to $26 million and spreading the staffing increase over seven years instead of four. He also said he hoped funding could come largely through a sales tax, but after the state’s sales tax rate is reduced in 2013 to offset any potential increase. “I do believe this commission will step up and address it, but exactly how, I don’t know,” he said. City Manager David Corliss as part of his budget recommendation for next year included three new police positions, and he said the city wants to reopen exploring if other agencies would be interested in sharing a new police facility, like the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas University Public Safety Office. Sheriff Ken McGovern has said there are other issues for his department to consider because if they moved into a new facility, his department would likely still be split among the jail in east Lawrence, the new facility and court security at the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center downtown.

Plans City staff members earlier this month provided commissioners with a cost estimate of $30 million to cover a new police facility and $12 million to add 46 police positions over the next four years. Carter said Friday he hoped city staff members this week could provide information about what a new facility that would

— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

— Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock. — Reporter Chad Lawhorn contributed to this report.


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NCI effort It isn’t quite official yet, but the Kansas University Cancer Center is preparing to celebrate a major success.

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autious optimism has shifted to tentative celebration as officials await the formal announcement that Kansas University Medical Center has been approved as a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center. Word spread Thursday from Sen. Pat Roberts’ office that KU’s application for the coveted designation had been approved. KU officials confirmed later in the day that a formal announcement regarding NCI had been scheduled for July 12. This is exciting news for KUMC and the entire state. In 2005, KU declared that achieving NCI status would be its top research priority. Since that time, KU Cancer Center officials and others have worked tirelessly to compile the team, the partnerships and the financing to support their NCI application, which was submitted last September. The state, through annual appropriations and funding from the Kansas Bioscience Authority, has invested tens of millions of dollars in the cancer center’s efforts to develop state-of-the-art facilities and hire world-class researchers. The Hall Family Foundation and the Kansas Masonic Foundation and other private sources provided additional tens of millions of dollars to the cause. In all, KU officials estimate $350 million has been invested in their effort to obtain NCI designation. The project, they say, already has created more than 1,100 jobs and contributed $453 million to the region’s economy. The economic benefits of an NCI center are immense, but they pale in comparison to the human benefits. The designation would mean more federal research dollars and more high-paying research jobs at the KU Cancer Center, but it also would mean the center would be able to offer new, cutting-edge cancer treatments to patients in the state and region. Patients at KU would have access to clinical trials open only to patients at the prestigious NCI-designated centers. The NCI Cancer Center program has been described by KU officials as “the gold standard for cancer institutes across the country.” To set the goal of joining that elite group and reach that goal less than eight years later would be a huge accomplishment for the KU Cancer Center and all the public and private entities that have supported this effort. The state will be eagerly awaiting the July 12 announcement and preparing for a well-deserved public celebration of KU’s official NCI designation.

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“The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of productivity in society,’ whether they are worthy of health care.” — Sarah Palin, Aug. 7, 2009 The death panels are back. Sarah Palin’s vision of a dystopian society in which the elderly and infirm would be required to justify their continued existence before a jury of federal functionaries has been widely ridiculed since she first posted it on Facebook three years ago. It was designated “Lie of the Year” by Politifact, the non-partisan fact-checking website, something that would have mortified and humiliated anyone who was capable of those feelings. Last week, Palin doubled down. “Though I was called a liar for calling it like it is,” she posted, “many of these accusers finally saw that Obamacare did in fact create a panel of faceless bureaucrats who have the power to make life-and-death decisions about health-care funding.” Note that that’s not actually the claim she made

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These days, facts seem overmatched by falsehood, too slow to catch them, too weak to stop them.” in 2009. Of course, “Obamacare,” a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act, was upheld by the Supreme Court on Thursday, which must gratify Team Obama. But we are not here to discuss that. Neither are we here to litigate Palin’s claim about “death panels.” That you could fertilize the Great Lawn of Central Park with that lie has been well established. No, we are only here to ask whether that matters, given the increasingly obvious impotence of fact. Not long ago, if you told a whopper like Palin’s and it was as thoroughly debunked as hers was, that would have ended the discussion.

These days, it is barely even part of the discussion. These days, facts seem overmatched by falsehood, too slow to catch them, too weak to stop them. Indeed, falsehoods are harder to kill than a Hollywood zombie. Run them through with fact, and still they shamble forward, fueled by echo chamber media, ideological tribalism, cognitive dissonance, a certain imperviousness to shame, and an understanding that a lie repeated long enough, loudly enough, becomes, in the minds of those who need to believe it, truth. That is the lesson of the birthers and truthers, of Sen. Jon Kyl’s “not intended to be a factual statement” about Planned Parenthood, of Glenn Beck’s claim that conservatives founded the Civil Rights Movement, and of pretty much every word Michele Bachmann says. It seems that not only are facts no longer important, but they are not even the point. Rather, the point is the construction and maintenance of an alternate narrative designed to enhance and exploit the receiver’s fears, his or her sense of prerogatives, entitlement, propriety and morality under siege from outside forces.

This is the state of American political discourse, particularly on the political right, where a sense of dislocation, disaffection and general been-donewrongness has become sine qua non, coin of the realm, lingua franca of the true believers — and of their true belief in the desperate need to turn back the unrighteous Other and his unwelcome change. To score Palin for being unfactual, then, is to bring boxing gloves to a knife fight. The death panels are not about fact. They are about fear and the shameless manipulation thereof for political gain. The result of which is that Americans increasingly occupy two realities: one based on the conviction that facts matter, the other on the notion that facts are only what you need them to be in a given moment. That ought to give all of us pause because it leads somewhere we should not want to go. When two realities divide one people, the outcome seems obvious. They cannot remain one people. — Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.

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Law can’t save us from ourselves A recent New Yorker magazine cover shows a man and woman in a dark alley recoiling in fear and shame as if caught in an illicit act. A large cup with a straw leaps from their hands. It took me a minute to catch on. Then I understood: They’ve been discovered violating New York Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed ban on the sale of soft drinks that exceed 16 fluid ounces with more than 50 calories. When the liberal New Yorker makes fun of the Nanny State, you know that the Nanny State has gone too far. About the same time, a columnist for the Kansas City Star praised Bloomberg for the same ban. “We should be rooting for Bloomberg’s downsizing plan to succeed, and hope that other leaders have the guts to copy it,” wrote the columnist. “Seriously, nobody needs a 32-ounce soda. If you’re worried about staying hydrated — an advantage that the soft drink industry touts for its products — there’s a stuff called water. It’s really pretty good.” Ah, the pieties of the virtuous. I rarely touch a soft drink — my preferences lie in the realm of martinis — but this sort of admonition almost tempts me to dash to the convenience store and order a 120-ounce root beer float. In response to the sanctimonious glorification of water, I raise the motto of the Free State Brewing Co.: “Because without beer,

George Gurley

We live in strange times. Half the country wants the government to solve all its problems, the other half wants the government to get off its back.”

things do not seem to go as well.” The Star columnist went on to say that mayors all over the country have embarked on “very public weight loss” regimens. Kansas City Mayor Sly James, who admits to a weakness for barbecue and soul food, is competing with Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Heeter to see who can lose the most weight. Mayors of Newark, N.J., Oklahoma City, Boston and other cities have gone public with their appeals to downsize, apparently inspired by Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” antiobesity campaign. Politicians used to kiss babies to win office. Next thing you know, they’ll appeal for our votes on the basis of their slender waists. Not that long ago, a pro-

digious belly was a sign of prosperity, success. A lean man was considered mean and untrustworthy. President William Howard Taft weighed 335 pounds when he left the White House. By the way, wouldn’t it be nice if our weight-watching politicians would cut back on their taxing and spending habits too? We live in strange times. Half the country wants the government to solve all its problems, the other half wants the government to get off its back. My guess is that Mayor Bloomberg’s initiative won’t work. Remember what happened during Prohibition? Booze became more glamorous. The same thing will happen in response to the Bloomberg ban. Scofflaws will gather in speakeasies to quaff soft drinks sweetened by high fructose corn syrup, lured by the thrill of transgression. But if busybodies like Mayor Bloomberg are determined to save us from ourselves, why stop at a ban on soft drinks? How about a ban on loud, inane cell phone talk in public and thumping car speakers that make the ground shake? How about a ban on body piercing and “sagging,” the practice of wearing pants about the knees? Humanity could be much improved by a general ban on incivility and bad taste. I’d be all in favor of a ban like that. — George Gurley, a resident of rural Baldwin City, writes a regular column for the Journal-World.

To the editor: Evidence of global warming and climate change in Kansas and surrounding states was documented in several recent Journal-World articles. Temperatures reached 109 to 115 degrees in parts of western Kansas while wildfires blazed over farmland in central, northcentral, and northwestern Kansas. Colorado wildfires have raged out of control and forced evacuations of many homes, and over 1,000 record temperatures were set in a single week. Rather impressive for this early in the year, and the current weather system shows no sign of rapid improvement. We can all hope that the rest of summer will provide rain and cooler temperatures, but the long-term climate outlook is likely to worsen in the years and decades to come. What will become of America’s breadbasket if these conditions persist? If the Ogallala aquifer should no longer be capable of sustaining irrigation in the high plains and dry-land farming becomes problematic, our abundant food supply may not be as reliable as we have all thought. As sea levels rise more rapidly on the East Coast and other evidence of global warming increases, the fossil fuel industry continues its head-in-the-sand approach. ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson says “society will be able to adapt.” This is the same kind of subterfuge that the tobacco industry used to assure us that cigarettes were safe until irrefutable evidence was finally obtained. My concern is that by time irrefutable evidence is accepted by Mr. Tillerson, life on this planet will no longer exist as we have known it. George Brenner, Lawrence

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THE 18U LAWRENCE HUMMERS FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL TEAM took third place in the Hawaiian Hit Fest tournament on June 17 in Lee’s Summit, Mo. Pictured, back row from left, are Hannah Whipple, Lacey Hurrelbrink, Faythe Brungardt, Ashley DiBenedetto, Lindsey Howard and Kelsey McBride; and, front row from left, Megan Eagle, Tasha Carver, Ellen Kyriakos, Sidney Newlin and Marissia Bartling. Not pictured are coaches Mike DiBenedetto, Chris Eagle and Tim McBride. Chris Eagle submitted the photo.

Have something you’d like to see in Friends & Neighbors? Submit your photos at LJWorld.com/submit/friendsandneighbors or mail them to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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CITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: Local golfers preview the Alvamar courses. 4-5B FIT FOR A KING Former KU star Thomas Robinson was introduced to fans, media on Saturday in Sacramento. Story on page 3B

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TOUR OF LAWRENCE Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

Wesley gets shot to play Wilt It’s only natural that when watching a college basketball player, the mind drifts to a name from that school’s past he recalls. When Kansas University forward/center Justin Wesley goes to the free-throw line, Wilt Chamberlain comes to mind. Wesley now is linked in a much more meaningful way to the greatest athlete in KU history. Provocative Lawrence filmmaker and KU faculty member Kevin Willmott has cast Wesley in the role of Wilt in a project that originally was going to be a biography, but since has grown into a more focused look at, in part, Wilt’s cultural impact on Lawrence and KU. “We made it more about chancellor Franklin Murphy and Phog Allen and all the things that happened around the story of bringing Wilt in to KU,” Willmott said. “In some ways it makes it easier for Justin to play him because it’s not a bio pic about Wilt. When you call a movie ‘Ray,’ they expect you to do a damn good impression of Ray Charles. This is about a very interesting moment in KU history and Lawrence history, when the early parts of civil rights moments were directly connected to a lot of changes happening in sports.” Willmott’s film will highlight how Wilt’s presence and chancellor Murphy’s grand plan played a big role in eroding segregation in Lawrence. Having a current KU athlete play Wilt makes nice frosting on what should be a tasty cake. During a gap in Julian Wright’s professional basketball career, Willmott had considered having him play Chamberlain, but that possibility died when Wright resumed his career in the NBA Developmental League. It was after that, Willmott said, that KU basketball coach Bill Self suggested Wesley. Independent of that, Scot Pollard also suggested Wesley. Pollard is contributing to the project by offering insights on the 1950’s style of play and the “big-man persona,” Willmott said. “One of the things the movie deals with is what it’s like to be a big guy in the 1950’s when people weren’t used to seeing exceptionally tall people.” Screen Actors Guild members will get paid $100 a day for the low-budget film and after checking with KU and NCAA compliance people, it was determined Wesley could partake as long as he works for the same wage. “He resembles Wilt in body type and facially and with a few camera tricks we can make him look a little taller,” Willmott said. “Justin is an articulate young man and he’s got a calm vibe about him. So much of when you’re casting someone who is not an actor, it’s about being yourself as this person in this situation. The problem is people want to start acting. ‘Don’t do that!’ (The role) is more about leaving home, coming to a new place, playing basketball, nothing Justin doesn’t understand.” Wesley is scheduled to begin about two weeks of work when the team returns from its European trip in mid-August.

Race of attrition

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CYCLISTS SPEED PAST THE CAMPANILE on Saturday during Day Two of the 2012 Tour of Lawrence, which featured circuit races around the Kansas University campus.

Pro cyclists battle heat, hills in KU Campus Circuit By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

No stranger to success at the Tour of Lawrence, Sean Sullivan lost the rest of the field late Saturday evening to win the second Kansas University Campus Circuit race of his career. The inaugural campus race champion in 2009, Sullivan had a 35-second lead with two laps to go and extended that to 1:42 before taking a stressfree cruise around Mount Oread his last time around the course. A Boulder, Colo. resident originally from Tasmania, Australia, Sullivan rode down the center of Jayhawk Boulevard on his final lap of the professional men’s race, took a glance over his shoulder and saw a street as barren as the outback. He clapped his hands twice above his head and finished the 55-mile, 14-lap race in 2 hours, 18 minutes and 59 seconds. His Elbowz Racing

able to complete it. Sullivan said he conserved as much energy as possible during the first half of his ride. “By the end of it, the last five laps, everyone’s starting to fatigue,” he said. Schmalz, who won the circuit race in 2011, and Sullivan were in the same group when this year’s champ made his move with three and a half laps remaining. “I was surprised to get as big of a gap as I did on straightaways,” Sullivan said, “so I started to concentrate on keeping my speed kind of steady.” Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo The next six finishers beSEAN SULLIVAN OF THE ELBOWZ RACING TEAM CELEBRATES hind Schmalz — Josh Yeaton with no riders in sight to take the Kansas University Campus (third), Brad Huff (fourth), Circuit race on Saturday on the hilly and hot KU campus. Matthew Ankney (fifth), Brian Jensen (sixth), Colton teammate, Lawrence resident hilly course in the 100-degree Jarisch (seventh) and Chris Joe Schmalz, was the next heat. Winn (eighth) — all crossed cyclist to finish at the 2:20:05 “It becomes kind of a race the finish line in a 41-second mark. of attrition,” the two-time span between 2:20:11 and Over the last few laps, Sul- champion said. 2:20:52. livan said it became clear he Only 26 of the 62 cyclists Please see TOUR, page 6B had taken advantage of the who started the race were

Twins smash Royals twice, snap win streak The Associated Press

Genevieve Ross/AP Photo

KANSAS CITY ROYALS’ JARROD DYSON HEADS TO THE DUGOUT after striking out swinging against Minnesota Twins pitcher Cole De Vries during the second inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader on Saturday in Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS — With the ball surprisingly flying out of Target Field, the Kansas City hitters lamented not doing enough in two games against the Minnesota Twins. Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Chris Parmelee homered off Luke Hochevar to propel the Twins a 5-1 win Saturday and sweep of the day-night doubleheader. Trevor Plouffe hit a home run in the opener as Minnesota won 7-2 and stopped the Royals’ four-game winning streak. Billy Butler hit his 16th home run of the season leading off the second inning in the nightcap. But overall, Kansas City was outhomered 4-1 during the day by a Minnesota team that entered the day last in the American League with 59 home runs. “The first game we were dead,” Royals outfielder Jeff Francouer said. “It carried

over to the second game. We’re a much better hitting team than to do what we did today. It’s disappointing. Probably for me the most disappointing day of the year. Coming in here with two games and getting swept today like this, it’s not good, especially after we gained all that momentum coming back.” Kansas City couldn’t take advantage of the hitting conditions on a warm day at Target Field, which has played often as a big park in its two-plus seasons. “All of those balls that were hit are going out of any park,” Butler said. “So, it didn’t matter where we were playing at. Just well-hit balls. The ones they hit, too, they were well hit. It had nothing to do with the park.” The Royals mustered just three runs and 13 hits against the Twins’ young starters, Scott Diamond and Cole De Vries. Please see ROYALS, page 9B


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Cancellara takes Tour prologue LIEGE, BELGIUM (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland won the Tour de France prologue for a fifth time on Saturday, beating title hopeful Bradley Wiggins of Britain by seven seconds. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What a great opening â&#x20AC;&#x201D; again!â&#x20AC;? said Cancellara. Franceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sylvain Chavanel was third, also seven seconds back, after the winding fourmile time trial in Liege. Cancellara is unquestionably the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best time-trial rider, but the veteran isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t considered a Tour contender because he, unlike Wiggins,

often struggles in the mountains. Cadel Evans of Australia began his title defense in 13th place, 17 seconds behind Cancellara. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I did the most I could. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not always easy. I always do the maxiCancellara mum,â&#x20AC;? Cancellara said after winning in 7 minutes, 13 seconds. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great feeling and this certainly takes some of the pressure off.â&#x20AC;?

All of Cancellaraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s prologue victories have been outside France. The first came in the same Belgian city in 2004, when he beat seven-time Tour winner Lance Armstrong by two seconds, then in London in 2007, Monaco in 2009, and Rotterdam in 2010. At the first time check, around the midway point, he led Chavanel by one second then accelerated to the finish. Wiggins, a three-time Olympic champion who is hoping to become the first Briton to win the Tour, said going into the prologue that Cancellara was

â&#x20AC;&#x153;the best in the worldâ&#x20AC;? when it comes to time trials. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I finished second, so thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a good thing,â&#x20AC;? said Wiggins. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Physically I felt fantastic. I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take any major risk because there were a lot of tricky sections.â&#x20AC;? Evans, too, said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d expected to be outclassed in the short prologue, and put his ride into a broader perspective. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not good, but not bad,â&#x20AC;? the Australian said. Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first stage takes riders over a mostly flat, 123-mile loop from Liege to the nearby town of Seraing.

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So the Good Lords of collegeaffiliated sports grant us a four-team playoff to determine a college-affiliated football champion. For a minute or a few decades there, I thought you had lost your talent for following the money. Amazing, isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t it? All those previous alleged impediments â&#x20AC;&#x201D; missed class time (during holiday break?), too much travel for fans used to one bowl game (yeah, that stops the real yahoos), devaluation of the bowl system (thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s already been devalued) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; shrunk into pylons to be negotiated once the money got big enough. They heard the fans. They heard the hype machine already revving. They heard the sounds of the free market, saw TV gold in them thar hills and only NBA groupies dig for gold better than the powers behind college football. ESPN reportedly will get first crack at the TV package, which isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t surprising. You go to the needy first. Disneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sports network pays big money for live events because it needs to justify the fat fees it charges cable system operators for the privilege of having ESPN as part of its basic package. Make no mistake, this continues the Bowl Championship Series philosophy of the rich getting richer. An impartial committee will select the teams based on record, strength of schedule, head-to-head competition and whether or not the team wins its conference. Surely said committee wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take into account national appeal or fan following. Only as a tiebreaker, of course. Theoretically, this gives the Boise States of the world a shot to get into the mix. In practice, the committee might throw such teams a bone every two or three years, when the howling at the door gets loudest. I say, what the heck? In for a penny, in for a pound, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t give us just bacon and pigâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s feet, letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s go whole hog. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 11 BCS conferences overall if the WAC gets whacked by the time the Heat finish taking their deserved victory laps. Why not make it a 12-team tournament? The conference champions plus an independent or wild card conference team to be chosen by the committee. The top four teams of the current playoff get a bye into the second round while the other eight play the first round. The whole thing could start the week before Christmas and run through the normal bowl season. Already I can hear, â&#x20AC;&#x153;What do you tell the second-best team in a conference, say, the SEC, whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clearly three touchdowns better than the champion of Conference USA?â&#x20AC;? Same thing you say to the No. 5 team now: tough spit. It has been a long road from there to here. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s finish the journey. The cash can be counted along the way.

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YAROSLAVA SHVEDOVA RETURNS A SHOT TO SARA ERRANI during their match in the All England Lawn Tennis Championships on Saturday at Wimbledon, England.

Shvedova perfect in first set at Wimbledon WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Absolutely perfect â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 24 points played, 24 points won. Canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be any better than wild-card entry Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazahstan was at the beginning of her third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday, winning every single point in the 15-minute first set of what became a 6-0, 6-4 victory over French Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the only â&#x20AC;&#x153;golden setâ&#x20AC;? for a woman in the 44 years of professional tennis. Of all the ways a point can be lost â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a doublefault, for example, or an opponentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ace; one ball that floats a half-inch wide or long or catches the tape of the net, say, or even a lucky shot off the other playerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s racket that somehow finds a line, etc., etc. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; none happened during Shvedovaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 15 minutes of fame. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Apparently, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the biggest news of the day: I lost a set without winning a point. Unbelievable,â&#x20AC;? the 10th-seeded Errani said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She was impossible to play against. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even feel like I played terribly. She just was hitting winners from every part of the court.â&#x20AC;? The 65th-ranked Shvedova didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even realize what was happening. Not until she was in the gym afterward, cooling down, when her coach pointed out the accomplishment. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had no idea. I was just playing every point and every game,â&#x20AC;? said Shvedova, a 24-year-old who won two Grand Slam doubles titles in 2010 with Vania King of the U.S. Now things figure to get a tad tougher. In the fourth round Monday, sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll face Serena Williams, whose 13 Grand Slam titles include four at the All England Club. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hopefully Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be able to win a point in the set,â&#x20AC;? Williams said, somehow keeping a straight face. She actually came rather close to exiting Saturday, needing every one of her tournamentrecord 23 aces to come back and edge 25thseeded Zheng Jie of China, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 9-7. Williams won all 18 of her service games and saved all six break points she faced.

SOCCER

U.S. women edge Canada SANDY, UTAH â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Amy Rodriguez scored the winning goal in the 85th minute to lift the United States past Canada, 2-1, in its final tune-up before the London Olympics.

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Ohio State RB out 10 weeks COLUMBUS, OHIO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Jordan Hall, No. 1 on Ohio Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s depth chart at running back, will be out for about 10 weeks after undergoing surgery on Friday for a cut on the bottom of his right foot. Hall, with 817 career rushing yards, is a senior who first-year coach Urban Meyer had singled out as one of the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top potential playmakers.

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Keselowski wins in Kentucky SPARTA, KY. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Driving his backup car, Brad Keselowski raced to his third win of the year, grabbing the lead with 55 laps remaining and holding off all challengers Saturday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway. The 28-year-old from Rochester Hills, Mich., picked up his seventh win in his five years on the circuit. He won earlier this year at Bristol and Talladega. He was driving his backup car after slamming the right side of his top car into the wall in the wake of a collision with Juan Pablo Montoya during practice earlier in the week. That mishap took place on his very first lap on the track. Kasey Kahne rode a late surge to second place, 4.399 seconds back of Keselowski. Denny Hamlin was third, Dale Earnhardt Jr. fourth and Jeff Gordon fifth. Hamlin announced a new agreement with Joe Gibbs Racing on his Twitter account just before the start.

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Phelps victorious in 200 IM OMAHA, NEB. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Michael Phelps won another duel with Ryan Lochte at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, edging his rival in their most stirring race yet to take the 200-meter individual medley.

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Woods trails by one at AT&T BETHESDA, MD. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Brendon de Jonge had more birdies than people in his gallery Saturday at the AT&T National to take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods and two others. De Jonge had three birdies for a 2-under 69 on a bizarre day at Congressional. An overnight wind storm toppled trees, leading tournament officials to keep spectators and all but essential volunteers off the course. Except for Woods, most players had no one watching. De Jonge was at 7-under 206 as he goes for his first PGA Tour win. Woods got within one shot of the lead with four birdies on his opening 10 holes, but no closer. He had a 67 and was one shot back, along with Bo Van Pelt (67) and S.Y. Noh (69). Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland shot a 75 for a 221 total.

Calcavecchia, Daley tied PITTSBURGH â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Mark Calcavecchia shot a 6-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the thirdround lead with Joe Daley in the Senior Players Championship. Calcavecchia, the Montreal Championship winner last week, matched Daley at 12-under 198 at Fox Chapel. Daley had a 68.

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Robinson gives Kings much to like, more By Ailene Voisin

I don’t do anything perfect except reSACRAMENTO, CALIF. — bound.” The Sacramento Bee

Thomas Robinson is full of surprises. On Thursday, he is drafted No. 5 instead of No. 2. On Saturday, he introduces himself to Kings fans as a hardworking, ordinary guy who just happens to be a perfect rebounder. Later in the afternoon, he attracts an exuberant crowd at Arden Fair mall, his appeal and size of the gathering exceeding the Jimmer Fredette frenzy a year ago. More? The rookie looks fine in a suit, as advertised, 6-foot-9 and 244 pounds of chiseled, power forward muscle. His massive hands could sub for meat hooks at the local deli. He speaks softly and doesn’t elaborate much – at least he didn’t during his first several hours in town – but he certainly knows how to deliver a soundbite. “I don’t do anything perfect except rebound,” the former Kansas Jayhawks star said, matterof-factly, during his news conference at Power Balance Pavilion. The Kings, of course, can’t wait to see and hear more. They still can’t believe Robinson dropped to No. 5. He’s not Anthony Davis, but his presence alongside DeMarcus Cousins makes the Kings potentially intimidating and infinitely more interesting. If Geoff Petrie reaches a verbal agreement with Ja-

— Kansas University product Thomas Robinson, during his introductory news conference with the Sacramento Kings son Thompson during the free-agent negotiating period that began today and continues through July 10 – and that was the stated goal before the pursuit turned to shooters and point guards – Kings practices will be more entertaining than any of those traditionally tedious midweek, midseason matchups between chronic lottery participants. Cousins, with his frowns, his famous bark and his muscular, marvelous talents. Thompson, with his emotional, wideeyed expressions and occasional fits of temper. And now Robinson, with his combination of talent and athleticism, of terrific footwork and massive hands, of a famous work ethic and a motor that seems stuck at 100 mph. OK, so he’s not perfect. The Kings don’t need perfect. They need more quality players. They need more talent. They need a complement to the outrageously gifted Cousins. The rookie is perfect enough. “Thomas won’t block a lot of shots,” Kansas coach Bill Self said earlier Saturday, “but he slides his feet, and he’s capable.

He’ll probably be better in the NBA because we were always concerned about keeping him out of foul trouble. I think it’s a great fit (with Cousins), and the fact Sacramento is a little bit of a smaller market, that will be good for him, too. Even though he didn’t go No. 2, I think things worked out well. Everyone knows he’s been through a lot.” Though his story has been well-publicized, Robinson, 21, is increasingly reluctant to share details of a 2011 season during which his grandmother, grandfather and mother died within a 25day span. Concerned with his sophomore’s fragile emotional state, Self initially was conflicted about how hard to coach his devastated, emerging star. “In all honesty,” said Self, “Thomas lost all of the loved ones who would tell him ‘no.’ People were afraid to upset him. But he just said, ‘Don’t coddle me. Coach me like you would have if nothing had happened.’” Robinson’s extensive support system in Lawrence, Kan., includes Angela Morris, mother of his former Jayhawks teammates and second-year NBA forwards Marcus and Markieff. Angela Morris attended the draft proceedings in New Jersey and, at Robinson’s request, accompanied him to Sacramento. A self-anointed “godmother,” she will return within the next few weeks to help find a house and get settled.

Jones likes OKC situation OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — First-round draft pick Perry Jones III doesn’t feel any pressure to prove he’s one of the missing links to turn the Oklahoma City Thunder into NBA champions. His first goal is just to keep up with the standards set by the cornerstones of the franchise that he considered the most fun to watch in the league. “The hardest part is playing to the level of intensity that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook set. They set the standard for working hard here and definitely living up to that standard, you’ve got to be able to bring it every day,” Jones said Saturday at his introductory news conference. “Just being in the gym — being in the gym a lot — and try to stay up to par with them.” It took a surprising slide for Jones to fall all the way to the Thunder at the No. 28 pick. He was considered a top 10 talent and possibly even a candidate to be the No. 1 pick before he decided to return for his sophomore year at Baylor. Then, news that he had trouble with the meniscus

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BAYLOR’S PERRY JONES III STANDS AS THE No. 28 overall draft pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA draft Thursday in Newark, N.J. in one of his knees apparently scared more teams away. “Everybody knows that I wasn’t supposed to slide as far as I did but, to be honest, I’m happy I did. This is a great organization. I mean, it’s the perfect spot,” Jones said after holding up his new No. 3 jersey, signifying the suffix on his name. “I think everything happens for a reason and these

guys treat me like family, so I’m more excited to be here than anything.” General manager Sam Presti said the knee issue existed even before Jones played the last two seasons at Baylor and it shouldn’t keep him out next season, or even during summer league. Presti even called Jones’ straight-line speed one of the best parts of his game. “He’s played two years and been incredibly consistent with it. It’s just something we have to watch as we go forward. If there’s anything that comes up from it, we’ll be proactive,” Presti said. “But going into the situation, we’re thrilled and we’re looking forward to having him compete this summer.” Jones added: “My knee is doing great.” The 6-foot-11 Jones provides another versatile piece for the Thunder, who made it to the NBA Finals last season before losing to the Miami Heat in five games. Presti said he could see Jones fitting into a number of different lineup configurations for coach Scott Brooks next season.

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he showed flashes of the scoring ability that made him such a promising prospect at Kansas State. But a multitude of injuries and an inability to prove to coaches that he could be relied upon on a nightly basis has him looking for a new home again. Beasley came to the Timberwolves on July 12, 2010 in a move that helped the Miami Heat clear enough room to sign LeBron James and Chris Bosh. Wolves President David Kahn’s investment was minimal — a pair of second-round draft picks — for a versatile forward with the ability to score inside and out. The trade had the mak-

ings of a steal early in Beasley’s stint with the Wolves, averaging 31.3 points over a six-game stretch in October and scoring almost 23 points a game in his first two months with the team. But ankle injuries slowed his first season in Minnesota and he averaged a career-low 11.5 points while dealing with a multitude of injuries last year under Rick Adelman. “He’s one of the best young talents that we have in this game, but he has the potential to be a great player,” Miami guard Dwyane Wade said during the season. “If he wants it or not, that’s what we always told him in Miami. We’ll see.”

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Members give advice for tackling the upcoming city tournament Private course Editor’s Note: Three men known for fancy footwork and floating through the air — dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, basketball star Michael Jordan and moon-walking astronaut Neil Armstrong — have played this tight course lined with huge trees and dotted with many doglegs. Putting the ball in the right spot takes precedence over length even more than on most courses. The greens have big slopes as well, so local knowledge is a must. Who better to provide that than Alvamar Country Club members? Eighteen different members tackled one hole apiece to supply city tournament players with pointers that will help to keep them from having to read a bloated number next to their names in the newspaper.

10 Par 4, 345 Yards — Short but demanding buttonhook dogleg left. Long hitters who drive in the fairway to within 80 yards of the green will enjoy a short, unimpeded approach pitch. However, the tree-lined fairway slopes right-to-left, and even straight drives often bounce left and leave an approach stymied by the trees at the corner. Veering starboard off the tee is no picnic either, due to four large trees that line the right side of the fairway. A conservative tee shot to no closer than 125 yards out permits a lofted approach shot even from the left side of the fairway. The large green is slightly wider than it is deep (80x70 feet)

and guarded in front by a treacherously high-lipped and oft-cursed bunker. Approach shots that carry long will typically bound into the woods behind the green. Recovery from a poorly placed tee shot can be accomplished by playing to the right of the green to set up a crisply nipped pitch or chip. Tournament pin placements typically take advantage of subtle and difficult-to-read breaks in the green that vex even long-time Alvamar members. — Chris Anderson

11 Par 3, 167 Yards — Looks can be deceiving. Downhill. Hole plays about one club less than yardage. Try to avoid the bunker in the front left. Very speedy green that slopes from the right to the left. — Linda Randall

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and a green-side bunker on the left front. If you want to challenge yourself with a driver, be sure to hit a slight fade and crest the hill. Be careful though, you will only have a 20-yard wide, ideal landing area downhill toward the green. The risk-benefit however is low as the approach from 150 yards out is sufficient for a good score. — Jeff Sigler

13 Par 4, 351 yards — The key to this dog-leg left hole is drive position. Regardless of the tee played, short left will force a challenging layup second shot (or third if you find the creek on the left). The perfect drive is center of fairway, just short of the creek which defines the dogleg. A second shot to the proper tier of the twotiered green makes par or even birdie possible, as long as the shot is below the hole. Above the hole, especially on the upper tier with the hole on the lower — watch out! Ugly scores are possible on this typical Alvamar hole.

Par 4, 379 Yards — This hole is one where most leave their driver in their — Mark Praeger bag. Slight dogleg right with a blind uphill landing area at about 200 to 250 yards. The fairway turns 13 right, slopes left, and is downhill to the green. The fairway 14 is narrow off the tee, with the right side protected by thick trees and the left side by a rocky Hidden Valley downslope and trees. The green is hidden at 200 yards out. The green is protected behind with dense foliage

14 Par 5, 512 Yards — This slight dogleg right, handicap 1 is a hole you should play with patience and accuracy. You don’t have to be long, so some players may opt for less than a driver depending on conditions. Stay away from the creek on the left, and the woods on the right. The trees on the right extend further than you think so be careful on your drive. For your second shot, target the rightcenter of the fairway. Play it as a three-shot hole and take a little extra club for your short-iron approach. This green breaks to the right, so stay left of the flag and you may come away with a birdie. — Jerry Magnuson

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the front and right, with little or no elevation from tee to green. The spring and summer winds are crossing left to right. Target the tee shot to the left of center. The distance between the front water and the putting surface is only nine yards, so don’t be fooled by a sucker flag location down front; middle is better every time. — Jerry Waugh

16 Par 4, 301 yards — This hole is not for the faint of heart. The effective drive hugs the tree line on the right side of the fairway to put the ball in position to reach the green without facing too much of a challenge. The second shot then can be played out to the right to run down the slope to the green. However, the fairway slopes severely to the left where a pond guards the green. The danger is playing the ball too far right into the trees or hitting short. A short shot will land you in the water hazard or hitting over it onto the green. From here, your approach must be accurate as there is a bunker behind the green that is not visible. Once on the green, it does not get easier. The green is deceptive and must be looked at from all sides before putting. This hole rewards accuracy and the golfer willing to take risks.

ally plays. Your tee shot can be on either side of the fairway and many errant tee shots can still be used to salvage a par or even birdie. The key to this hole is to play your second shot to a comfortable distance for a full shot to the green. Favor the left side of the fairway for a straight-in third shot. For better players, this is where the hole really begins. Depending on the pin placement, it is important to put the third shot on the green because the subtle undulations on the green make it a bit difficult to one-putt and getting up and down from around the green is difficult. Be aware that approach shots in front of the green seldom make it on to the green. So, play that third shot correctly and birdie and par are available to you. — Cecil Kingsley

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Par 4, 332 Yards — At a modest 375 yards from the back tee, traditionally plays into the south, summer breeze. A hole which shapes right to left actually slopes left to right making for an awkward tee shot. Drives should be played to the left side of the fairway. This also avoids a fairway bunker designed to capture tee shots up the right side. Approach shots must remain be— Jaime Keating low the hole and avoid the greenside bunkers to the right. Putts above the hole are fast and difficult to judge. Stay patient to secure par on this tight, Par 5, 502 Yards — difficult finishing hole. Appears longer from the — Steve Randall members tee than it re-

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1 Par 4, 354 Yards — Dogleg left, from an elevated tee box. This hole would be considered to be one of, if not the most open hole on the private course. The tee shot can set the tone for the balance of your round. A tee ball moving slightly right frequently will be pushed well into the trees by the prevailing southern wind. Take too aggressive of a line down the left and invariably the trees will catch your ball, leaving you little choice but to punch out. Consider taking something less than a driver from the tee. A 230-yard three-wood from the tee will leave you with only 125 yards to the middle of a generous green that slopes from the back to the front. Get a 4 on your card and then hold on as the trees at Alvamar close in on you! — Scott Buxton

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Sunflower will also notice a deep creek that runs in front of the green and around the right side. A narrow dry area between creek and green requires roughly a five-foot elevated shot to the surface. Notice two bunkers on the right side of the green: one at the green’s mid-point, the other above and to the right, which rarely comes into play. Have fun. — Gary Leonardi

3 Par 4, 359 Yards — On this short but demanding hole, par is always a good score. A ninety-degree dogleg right, this hole requires two good shots to reach the elevated green. The tee shot is a true riskreward decision: cut the corner right over the trees that guard the corner for a short second shot, but risk leaving a chip out from the trees, or play safe down the fairway and leave a longer shot to the green. The crowned green has subtle but demanding contours that make two putts from a long distance difficult.

Par 3, 135 Yards — Shortest par 3 on the course, this hole requires an accurate tee shot to enhance the possibility of a birdie or par. When facing the green, it slopes from back to front with the majority of putts moving from left to right. The green provides two distinct tiers for the pin placement with a steep, short distance be— Chris Davis tween the two levels. It is difficult to judge the speed and break of any putt that has to be made from one tier to the other. Obviously, the key to this hole is to place your tee shot on the Par 4, 349 yards — As same level as the pin. You you approach this tricky

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2 4 hole, there are no hidden surprises — what you see is what you get. A hazard on the right and out-of-bounds on the left makes this a hole players must drive accurately. An accurate drive favoring the left side may get you more roll, but the middle to right side of the fairway will position the player with a chance to land on the green without penalty. The second shot plays uphill. The green is guarded by a large bunker on the lower-left. If you miss the green it is best to have landed on the front apron. Due to this merciless sloping green, players blasting beyond the green may find themselves chipping again due to the severe breaking slope. This hole may be short but not so sweet. — Lisa Reushhoff

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could be 150-180 yards to a green that has a bunker guarding the right side and large trees hanging on the left. It’s a large green with a false front. The green slopes from front to back. If your approach is short you’ll have an uphill pitch and if you’re long, you’ll role off the back. Getting through with a par will feel more like a birdie. — Tim Van Leer

the slope for extra roll helping them reach the uphill green in two. Trouble lurks with trees on the left and out-of-bounds on the right, making it a medium-to-high risk attempt to go for it in two. Long shots will leave you in the brush behind the green; the slope on the right of the green will kick your ball out of bounds. Once on the green, don’t be fooled, some of the best putters have three- and four-putted this sloping green.

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Par 5, 527 Yards — Although it went from the No. 3 handicap to 10 when the course was re-rated, it is no pushover. To be consistently successful on this slight dogleg left, it must be played from the right side whether you are going for the green with your second or third shot, particularly if the pin is on the left half of the green. Dense trees just to the right of the green make going for the green in two risky. — Bill Renick The green is elevated in front and on the right and protected by large trees on the left so accuracy is a must to be successful on this hole. When the Par 4, 377 Yards — An pin is on the left side of L-shaped dogleg that re- the green, par is a good quires accuracy on ev- score. ery shot, it is the No. 2 handicap on the course. — Jim Clark Trees border both sides of the fairway from tee to green. Your tee shot requires length and accuracy to reach the corner of the dogleg. A tee Par 3, 153 Yards — shot that is short or long Downhill and plays at will find trees block- least one club shorter ing the approach to the than the yardage. The green. The second shot best tee shot is to carry

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past the hole which provides an easier birdie putt. A large bunker left and a small pot bunker right protect the green, which also runs downhill from front-right to backleft. Most putts are influenced by the downhill nature of the hole, but a well placed tee shot will provide a good opportunity for a birdie. — John Wachter

9 Par 4, 376 Yards — This is a tough finishing hole for the front nine as it takes a precise drive which leads to a mid-range iron to an elevated green that is sloped from back to front. Other than that, it’s a pretty easy dogleg left hole. Your drive will take a driver, three-wood or hybrid depending on the location of the tees to a tough-to-hit landing area. A south wind will oftentimes move a drive left into a creek. A sliced drive is jail also as the right side is guarded by thickets and trees. If the drive is successfully maneuvered, then you’ll have anywhere from 150200 yards depending on how close you hit it to the creek. But make sure you add an extra club for this shot as it is deceptively uphill into an elevated green with a false front. Your approach shot should ideally be below the hole as the green slopes severely from back to front. A par on this hole is a great score. It’s not the No. 4 handicap hole on the course for nothing. — Mike Scott


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2012 LAWRENCE AMATEUR GOLF ASSOCIATION CITY TOURNAMENT Who: Men and women amateur golfers from Douglas County and local golf clubs flighted based on ability What: Lawrence Amateur Golf Association (LAGA) city tournament When: Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8 Where: Alvamar public (Saturday) and Alvamar private (Sunday)

Public course Editor’s Note: Ross Randall, coach of the Kansas University men’s golf team for 28 seasons, played on the PGA Tour for nine years. In 1967, his senior season at San Jose State, Randall was one of six NCAA All-Americans, joining Bucky Henry (Georgia Tech), Hale Irwin (Colorado), Johnny Miller (Brigham Young), Hal Underwood (Houston) and B.R. McLendon (Louisiana State). Retired from KU, Randall gives private lessons at Alvamar. To aid golfers participating in the LAGA city tournament, Randall agreed to give his take on how to play the 18 holes on Alvamar’s public course, his favorite track in Lawrence. The first of two rounds will be played on the public course Saturday, July 7.

Jayhawk Nine No. 1, Par 4, 392 Yards — Drive left-center to avoid second-shot tree trouble on the short-right of green. Usually against prevailing wind, so hit an extra club for your approach shot. Fairly flat green. No. 2, Par 5, 505 Yards — Great birdie chance. A slight draw is required on this dogleg left to get past the left corner trees and to take advantage of the left sloping fairway. A good drive leaves you a chance to reach the green in two. Most people will underclub on their approach shots. Long green actually slopes away from the player at the back of the green. No. 3, Par 4, 380 Yards — Slight dogleg right with a hazard on the left (Quail Creek) the entire length of hole. The green is elevated so make sure you hit enough club for your approach shot. The green slopes from back to front so be careful with fast downhill putts. No. 4, Par 3, 182 Yards — Long, with the prevailing wind usually blowing left to right. The wind makes the hole play longer for most right-handers. There is a pond short and to the right of the green. The left side of the green is severely sloped and quite fast.

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right that is the most difficult par 4 on the front side. The fairway slopes from left to right so you need to drive left center to avoid rolling into the right trees off the tee. The uphill second shot plays much longer than the yardage. Hit enough club, as very few second shots will bounce forward short of the green. The green slopes from back to front, causing some putts to break a lot more than they appear. No. 7, Par 3, 210 Yards — A long, downhill hole usually against a prevailing wind. Hit enough club to avoid the front bunkers on the left and right. The huge green is deceptive as the back half of the green actually runs away from the tee. No. 8, Par 5, 471 Yards — A sharp dogleg left that runs steeply uphill the final 100 yards. Drive it down the middle, avoiding the heavily treed left rough. A good second shot leaves a tough-to-judge, uphill pitch shot to a blind green. Watch the slopes, as this green can be fast. No. 9, Par 4, 389 Yards — Straight, with a fairway bunker on each side of the driving area. Usually downwind, the hole can play fairly short. However, the three-tiered green can make for difficult pin positions.

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No. 16, Par 4, 358 Yards — Short, narrow and plays much more difficult than the yardage indicates. The narrow fairway slopes severely from left to right, sending a straight drive into a group of large, overhanging trees in the right rough. Usually into a prevailing wind, the large green is protected by one front bunker on the right and has several subtle slopes. No. 17, Par 5, 538 Yards — A true three-shot hole that demands excellent shots to give you a chance for a birdie. Your drive must stay left-center on this dogleg to the right. A tee shot to the tall trees on the right forces you to chip out to the fairway, preventing you from reaching the green over the fronting pond on your third shot. You will want to hit your second shot far enough to reach the flat section of the fairway, avoiding the steep up-slopes, if possible. The third shot is uphill, over a pond, against a prevailing left-to-right wind, to a fast, sloping green. Easy, huh!

ie opportunity. The very wide green is fairly flat, except at the very back of No. 18, Par 4, 375 the green, where it slopes Yards — Demanding, long away from the front edge. and forces you to layup short of a pond, making No. 12, Par 3, 168 Yards your uphill second shot a — A good hole, with prelot longer than you would vailing wind coming from want. Keep your layup tee the left. A front bunker can shot to the right-center of catch some shots, while the the fairway, away from the bunker on the left is usually pond on the left side of the out of play. The wide green hole. Be prepared to hit a is fairly flat. This is the last 170-to-200-yard second of the easy holes at Alvashot uphill to an elevated mar. The final six holes can green, guarded by three be a real challenge if the bunkers and a left-to-right wind is blowing and the prevailing wind. The large greens are running fast. green slopes from middle to front for the first half of No. 13, Par 4, 430 Yards the green and then is fair— Long and against the ly level for the back half. wind with an uphill tee Whew, its over! shot and a downhill second shot. The out-of-bounds on the left can come into play. The second shot is usually blind, where the player might not be able to see the flag. The large green slopes to the front, to the left and to the back right. A four is a good score.

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Quail Creek Nine No. 10, Par 4, 386 Yards — Straight, with out-ofbounds on both sides of a wide fairway. The second shot is downhill and usually with the wind. Two bunkers on front right of green usually don’t come into play. Fairly level green.

No. 14, Par 4, 387 Yards — A crazy hole, curving to the left off the tee and the fairway sloping to the right. Tall trees protect the left dogleg so you have to bomb a high tee shot over the trees or lay up to the right and be satisfied with a 190-yard second shot. Quail Creek is a hazard on the right side of the hole off the tee and then it comes into play left of the green for your approach shot. A large, fairly flat green with one bunker short-right.

No. 11, Par 5, 496 Yards — A dogleg to the left after a straight drive. Keep your drive right center to avoid huge trees on left side of fairway. Long hitters can No. 6, Par 4, 405 Yards reach the green in two — An uphill dogleg to the shots, giving a good bird-

No. 15, Par 3, 183 Yards — Long, usually downwind. Hit enough club, as a large bunker protects the frontcenter of the green. Tough pin positions can cause really fast putts, as the green slopes from back to front.

No. 5, Par 4, 381 Yards — Straight, usually into the prevailing wind that can play much longer than the yardage. There is a hazard (Quail Creek) along the entire left side of the hole. A long row of trees runs to the right of the fairway, making chip-outs common. Make sure you hit enough club to avoid the two front bunkers. Green is slightly uphill from front to back.

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City trio bolsters club team By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

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FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY GOLF COACH KIT GROVE, CENTER, WATCHES his team during golf practice in this file photo from April 1, 2010, at Alvamar Country Club.

Ex-coach Grove back on the links By Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

Recently ousted Kansas University golf coach Kit Grove was married Saturday in Lawrence, a ceremony originally scheduled to take place in Colorado Springs but moved because of the fires. The day after Grove was bounced, KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger happened to play his first round of golf of the year at Lawrence Country Club. They bumped into each other in the parking lot, getting the awkward first meeting out of the way in a hurry. Grove’s icebreaker: “At least I can go back to dressing the way I dress for the first time in five years.” Grove owns a variety of loud golf shorts and his game is making noise these days, too. Grove and five-time city champion Conrad Roberts finished tied for second with a 143, two strokes behind winner Michael Holloway of Wichita in the KGA Public Links, a prestigious June event. Roberts, who missed the LAGA city tournament last year because he was out of town, said he will compete this coming weekend at Alvamar’s two courses in search of his sixth city tourney title. Grove doesn’t expect to make that, but is being urged by friends to attempt to qualify for the PGA Tour by going through Q school. “My game would have to get a lot better to do that,” Grove said. Struggling PGA tour pro Gary Woodland, his season interrupted by a wrist injury at the Masters, spent a day at Alvamar and a day at LCC during a recent week off and Grove played a round with him at LCC. “The tough thing is when the thing burst in his wrist he wasn’t able to practice, to put the hours in,” Grove said. “From an outsider looking in, at least it looks like he’s doing things around the green a little better. If he can just have a couple of good weeks in a row, then he’s off to the races.” ! Look for KU to have a new men’s golf coach in place soon. Roy Edwards appears to be at the top of KU’s wishlist. But would he leave Colorado to take the job? CU coach Ed-

wards is a friendly, popular presence in town during his years as assistant to Ross Randall at KU. ! Former KU golfer Tyler Docking is playing to a plus-4.1 handicap. It had gotten to as low as a plus-6.1. Docking holds the course record at notoriously difficult Shadow Glen Golf Club in Olathe. He shot a 63 from the tips on a 7,051-yard course with a rating of 74.9 and a 140 slope. To figure out how many pops you would get playing Docking in a match, go to GHIN.com, look up your handicap index, punch in the slope of the course where the match would take place and do the same for Docking. If, for example, you have a 17.8 handicap index, Docking would have to give you two strokes on nine of the holes, one stroke on the rest in a match played at his home course. ! Long, tall Mike Rack, a dentist who played at Nebraska and golfs out of Alvamar, and Chris Hutchens, a shorter insurance man who played at KU, teamed to win the KGA four-ball championship in the Masters (30 and over) division at Sycamore Ridge. Two of the more pleasant golfers in town, you won’t hear either one of these guys trashing the other’s club. They know how lucky they are to live in a town so loaded with quality golf courses. ! Eagle Bend pro Greg Dannevik had June’s shot of the month. He fired a 6-iron 206 yards and into the cup on No. 16 for a double-eagle (also known as an albatross) for a 2 on the par 5. “Lucky,” Dannevik said. It’s amazing how much good luck finds golfers who can power an on-target 6-iron 206 yards. Dannevik said he has had an albatross four times in his life, has six aces to his name and shot a 29 on Eagle Bend’s back side the day of his most recent double-eagle. ! At a KJGA event at Eagle Bend, Free State seniorto-be Alex Green carded back-to-back eagles, driving the No. 11 green and nailing a six-foot putt and chipping in for a three on the Par 5 No. 12.

When Mark Evans, coach of the Topeka Impact volleyball club’s 17-and-under team, started building his roster for 2012, he found three players from Lawrence that would prove to be key pieces of the Impact’s 10-player rotation. The coach added Free State High’s Shelby Holmes and Katy Davis, as well as Veritas Christian’s Teri Huslig, to a group of Topeka high school players. “It seems to have gelled into a pretty strong little team,” Evans said. In fact, the Impact has finished no worse ON TO than fifth this year NATIONALS in three n a t i o n a l - What: USA qualifying Volleyball t o u r n a - Girls Junior ments and National went 10-0 Championto take ships first place When: July at the Mid- 3-6 East Qual- Where: Coifier in In- lumbus, Ohio dianapolis this past March. This week the Impact heads to Columbus, Ohio, for the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships (pool play begins Tuesday afternoon) as the No. 2 overall

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seed. Not bad, considering this is the first year Holmes, Davis and Huslig have played with the club. Holmes, who recently verbally committed to play at Arkansas State University, is the Impact’s left-side hitter. Evans said she has a “cannon for an arm” and is one of the team’s go-to players who produces a lot of side outs. According to her FSHS teammate, Holmes has been a crucial part of the team’s success, with her ability to pound the ball. “She is like the fire,” Davis said. “She gets really pumped and wants to do whatever she can to help.” When Evans approached Davis, a setter at Free State, about joining the team she initially turned him down, because she was interested in playing in a defensive role. But Evans desperately needed a setter and with a promise of a great team that would gain her exposure to college coaches, Davis reconsidered. Now Evans considers her the team’s quarterback and she handles

play-calling responsibilities on the court. W h i l e most of the team’s players, including Huslig Davis and Holmes, are rising seniors, Huslig will be a junior this fall. She played setter at Veritas, but she became a defensive player for the Impact and goes in the back row for some of the team’s big hitters. At first, Huslig said, the change wasn’t easy, but she is glad she got accustomed to a different role. “I think it’s been good,” she said, “because I can learn another position and I can bring more to the team.” This year’s success has meant a lot to the trio of Lawrence players, because they have all known each other since they were in middle school. Holmes said Davis and Huslig work hard, but the three of them can joke around with each other, too, when the time is right. “It’s been crazy to have two best friends and all these other girls who have been really supportive,” Holmes said. The team has bonded well, Davis said, and that made their trip to Ohio possible. “It’s really exciting,” Davis said, “because at the

beginning of the season we made it our goal that we all wanted to get to nationals.” Added Huslig: “Everybody on the team is so pumped and so excited.” As the No. 2 seed at the championship tournament, Holmes said the Impact will arrive with high expectations. She has gone to the tournament before and seen firsthand the finals and the celebration that follows. She said finishing in the top three would be “huge” for the Impact, and there will be some pressure. “I think it comes from not only the high seed but definitely wanting to do well,” Holmes said. Davis said it will be awfully hard to finish on top at the national event. “All the other teams that are seeded lower are anxious to take our second seed away from us,” she said. However, Evans has coached club volleyball for 12 years and said his Impact team is legit. “This year, out of all the teams I’ve had, I really feel good about this one,” the coach said. And Davis, Holmes and Huslig are a big part of that. “Those three kids right there,” Evans said, “we would not be as far as we are right now without those kids.”

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CYCLISTS COMPETING IN THE MEN’S PRO RACE LINE UP at the starting line on Saturday during Day Two of the 2012 Tour of Lawrence, which featured circuit races around the Kansas University campus.

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The pros will be back at it today, beginning at 5:30 p.m., with the downtown criterium, which will serve as the Kansas Cycling Association’s state criterium championship. “I really like those downtown races,” Sullivan said, “with the crowd and the corners.”

Flanigan beats out former teammate A thin professional women’s field, which only featured six cyclists, at least didn’t have a disappointing finish. Emile Flanigan barely edged Catherine Walberg in what proved to be a photo finish. After five laps and 19.7 miles, both cyclists flew down the final stretch of Jayhawk Boulevard, side by side, neither with a clear advantage or a lead of more than a few inches. When they crossed the finish line, Flanigan said she didn’t know which of

A lot of times in a long sprint, there’s a point where you can tell a person is starting to lose their engine a little. She wasn’t losing her engine.” — Professional cyclist Catherine Walberg, who took second in the KU Campus Circuit women’s field them was ahead at that particular instant. “I was hoping that I was, but it was that close that I really wasn’t sure,” the women’s champion said. “It was one of those (finishes) where you start going as hard as you can.” Actually, the St. Louis cyclist feared she had pushed too early. It wasn’t until race organizers checked a finish-line photo that Flanigan was announced as the winner. They both had an official time of 1:00:12 and Flanigan, of the Trek Bicycle Store women’s team, beat out Walberg by less than four inches. “If it was another half a foot, I don’t think I

would’ve had it,” Flanigan said. “I was really happy to hear that I did.” Walberg, of Topeka, knew she had a shot to win. “Timing on a sprint is always tricky,” Walberg said, “and Emile and I used to be on the same team five or six years ago, so I know a lot about her, and I knew she could sprint.” The longer the two onetime teammates pushed alongside each other, the more Flanigan knew it would come down to the wire. “A lot of times in a long sprint, there’s a point where you can tell a person is starting to lose their engine a little,” Walberg said. “She wasn’t losing her engine.” Walberg has experienced more than a few flash finishes. “When you win ’em, there’s nothing more satisfying,” she said. “When you lose ’em, it’s devastating.” Flanigan gushed about the runner-up, calling Walberg not only a great competitor but one of the nicest cyclists around. “Catherine’s always been a mentor for me,”

Flanigan said. “Anytime that I’m close to her, I consider that a good day. To actually beat her in a sprint is like the highlight of my year.” The victory was the second in as many nights for Flanigan, who won the downtown street sprints on Friday. A victory today in the downtown criterium (beginning at 3 p.m.) would give her a clean sweep at the Tour of Lawrence. “That’s the hope,” a cheerful Flanigan said. “Not so hilly tomorrow, I hear, so I’m hoping my legs will stay with me.”

Other winners from the KU Campus Circuit Eight amateur races preceded the professional main events. Champions were: Kevin Shaffer, Olathe, cat. 5.; Dan Schaeffer, Leawood, cat. 4/5; Edwared Kim, Columbia, Mo., cat. 4; Mike McNeal, Broken Arrow, Okla., cat. 3; Leah Kleager, Omaha, Neb., cat. 3/4 women; Janne Hamalainen, Tulsa, Okla., master 40-plus; Charlie Snell, Kansas City, Mo., junior 10-13; and Elliot Childs, Saint Marys, junior 14-18.


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Ex-KU RB Cornish rushes to top of CFL By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Like any college football player, former Kansas University running back Jon Cornish often thought about his professional future while still playing for the Jayhawks. But while many watched KU’s leader for yards in a single season (1,457 in 2006) and attempted to project how he would fare in the NFL, Cornish, a native of New Westminster, British Columbia, had his eye on the Canadian Football League. “I’ve always known I can be a top running back in this league,” said Cornish during a recent interview with the Associated Press. “I’m not going to lie. That’s the reason why I came up to the CFL rather than being some backup in the NFL. I wanted to be one of the best Canadian players to ever play this game.” After his stellar 2011 season, some are beginning to wonder if that’s possible. While helping the Calgary Stampeders to an 11-7 record and a berth in the West semifinals, Cornish ran for a career-high 863 yards and added nine touchdowns. He also added 385 receiving yards and caught two touchdown passes, all while serving as the backup for 13 weeks before earning the starting role for the final five weeks of the season. With the 2012 season set to begin today and Cornish a bigger part of the Stampeders’ plans, offensive coordinator Dave Dickenson said he liked what he had seen from Cornish throughout training camp. “Jon showed when he’s given the workload, he’s

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BRIEFLY At the beginning of her junior season with the Firebirds, Kirkpatrick orally committed to play at OMAHA, NEB. — Brooke Wisconsin-Green Bay. She Brull, rising KU senior, said Thursday that signing finished the preliminaries of with the Horizon League the 200 back with a time of program remains an option, 2:19.34 at the Olympic Trials but she plans on taking on Saturday. Brull’s swim some trips to visit other marked the end of KU swim schools, and hopes to have performances at the Trials. a finalized commitment by Brull placed 122nd overall the end of the summer. and failed to advance to the Kirkpatrick, a 5-foot-9 semifinals. guard who plays for the Molly Albrecht, a Free Missouri Valley Eclipse State High graduate and AAU team, is taking visits junior at Yale University, to Missouri, Arkansas and finished 149th Saturday in Indiana, and said she also is the 200 backstroke prelims. interested in Northern Iowa, Albrecht, of Ad Astra Area Villanova and Minnesota. Aquatics, finished in 2:21.13.

KU swimmers finished at Trials

Kirkpatrick looks KU soccer player at college options joins U20 team Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press

CALGARY STAMPEDERS’ JON CORNISH (9) IS TACKLED by Edmonton Eskimos’ Jason Nugent in this file photo from a Canadian Football League game on Sept. 6, 2010, in Calgary.

With a busy summer of AAU basketball ahead before the start of her senior year at Free State High, Kennedy Kirkpatrick has reopened her college recruitment process.

MONTREAL — KU soccer midfielder Sarah Robbins was one of 24 players invited to train with the U-20 Canadian national team. Robbins will try this week to make the 20-player roster.

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TODAY’S GAMES Cleveland (Masterson 4-7) at Baltimore (Matusz 5-9), 12:35 p.m. Detroit (Smyly 2-3) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 3-4), 12:40 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Floyd 6-7) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 8-6), 1:05 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 7-6) at Minnesota (Liriano 2-7), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 9-4) at Toronto (Laffey 0-0), 2:07 p.m. Boston (Doubront 8-4) at Seattle (Vargas 7-7), 3:10 p.m. Oakland (Blackley 1-2) at Texas (Darvish 10-4), 6:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES L.A. Angels at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Kansas City at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Boston at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Baltimore at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Philadelphia (Blanton 7-6) at Miami (Nolasco 6-6), 12:10 p.m. Washington (G.Gonzalez 10-3) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 6-3), 12:35 p.m. Arizona (Collmenter 0-2) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 6-6), 1:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Bedard 4-8) at St. Louis (Westbrook 6-6), 1:15 p.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 6-5) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 2-3), 1:20 p.m. San Diego (K.Wells 0-1) at Colorado (D.Pomeranz 0-2), 2:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 3-5) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 7-3), 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 5-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-4), 7:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Houston at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Miami at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. Colorado at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Trout LAA 56 232 48 78 .336 Konerko CWS 70 259 38 87 .336 Beltre Tex 75 290 45 95 .328 AJackson Det 56 218 45 71 .326 Mauer Min 69 252 37 82 .325 Hamilton Tex 72 276 51 88 .319 MiCabrera Det 78 314 45 99 .315 AEscobar KC 74 268 29 84 .313 Trumbo LAA 69 259 37 81 .313 Cano NYY 77 299 54 92 .308 RUNS-Kinsler, Texas, 60; Ortiz, Boston, 57; Bautista, Toronto, 56; Cano, New York, 54; Granderson, New York, 54; Andrus, Texas, 51; Choo, Cleveland, 51; De Aza, Chicago, 51; Hamilton, Texas, 51; AdJones, Baltimore, 51. RBI-Hamilton, Texas, 73; Bautista, Toronto, 62; MiCabrera, Detroit, 62; ADunn, Chicago, 58; Encarnacion, Toronto, 55; Ortiz, Boston, 53; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 53. HITS-MiCabrera, Detroit, 99; Jeter, New York, 97; Beltre, Texas, 95; Andrus, Texas, 92; Cano, New York, 92; AdJones, Baltimore, 92; Kinsler, Texas, 92. DOUBLES-Kinsler, Texas, 25; Choo, Cleveland, 24; AdGonzalez, Boston, 24; AGordon, Kansas City, 24; Ortiz, Boston, 24; MiCabrera, Detroit, 23. HOME RUNS-Bautista, Toronto, 26; Hamilton, Texas, 25; ADunn, Chicago, 24; Granderson, New York, 23; Encarnacion, Toronto, 22; Ortiz, Boston, 21; Cano, New York, 19; AdJones, Baltimore, 19; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 19.

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G AB R H Pct. Ruiz Phi 71 229 38 82 .358 DWright NYM 75 273 52 97 .355 MeCabrera SF 76 311 53 109 .350 Votto Cin 77 266 50 93 .350 McCutchen Pit 74 280 47 97 .346 CGonzalez Col 71 288 59 97 .337 Prado Atl 75 291 45 94 .323 Braun Mil 72 275 49 86 .313 YMolina StL 70 257 33 80 .311 Beltran StL 75 271 48 84 .310 RUNS-CGonzalez, Colorado, 59; Pence, Philadelphia, 56; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 53; Bourn, Atlanta, 52; Furcal, St. Louis, 52; DWright, New York, 52; Holliday, St. Louis, 51; Uggla, Atlanta, 51. RBI-Beltran, St. Louis, 61; CGonzalez, Colorado, 58; Braun, Milwaukee, 55; Ethier, Los Angeles, 55; Bruce, Cincinnati, 54; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 51; Kubel, Arizona, 50; DWright, New York, 50. HITS-MeCabrera, San Francisco, 109; Bourn, Atlanta, 100; CGonzalez, Colorado, 97; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 97; DWright, New York, 97. DOUBLES-Votto, Cincinnati, 33; DWright, New York, 26; Cuddyer, Colorado, 24; Desmond, Washington, 23; Ethier, Los Angeles, 23; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 23. HOME RUNS-Braun, Milwaukee, 22; Beltran, St. Louis, 20; Stanton, Miami, 18; Bruce, Cincinnati, 17; CGonzalez, Colorado, 17; Pence, Philadelphia, 16.

Pittsburgh

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Marlins 3, Phillies 2 MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in two runs, Mark Buehrle pitched seven strong innings, and Miami beat Philadelphia for its third straight win. Jose Reyes had two hits, stole two bases and scored twice for Miami. The Marlins’ winning streak is their longest since sweeping a three-game series from Washington on May 28-30. Hunter Pence homered and had three hits for the Phillies, who have lost four straight. Buehrle (7-8) allowed two runs and seven hits. He struck out seven and walked one. Mike Dunn pitched a perfect eighth before Heath Bell came in to pitch the ninth. Philadelphia

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Miami

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PITTSBURGH’S PEDRO ALVAREZ ACCEPTS CONGRATULATIONS from teammates after belting a grand slam against St. Louis. The Pirates defeated the Cardinals, 7-3, on Saturday in St. Louis. Reds 2, Giants 1 SAN FRANCISCO — Giants nemesis Mat Latos pitched a two-hitter to win his career-best seventh straight decision, beating San Francisco for the second time in as many outings this season to lead Cincinnati. Latos (7-2) struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter for the fourth time in his 115-pitch gem and second straight complete game. The hard-throwing right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings against the Giants on April 24. Cincinnati

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San Francisco

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Cubs 3, Astros 2 CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat Houston for its fourth win in five games. Matt Garza (4-6) struggled but got the victory by working 5 1/3 innings. Five Cubs relievers combined to allow one hit and no runs over the final 3 2/3 innings with Carlos Marmol pitching the ninth for his seventh save in nine chances. Houston

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Braves 7, Nationals 5 ATLANTA — Mike Minor won for just the second time in 12 starts, and Atlanta overcame 104-degree heat to beat Stephen Strasburg and Washington. Strasburg (9-3) left after just three innings because of weather-related issues. He didn’t return to begin the fourth, tying for the shortest outing of his 33-start career. Washington

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Mets 5, Dodgers 0 LOS ANGELES — Johan Santana scattered three hits over eight innings, Ike Davis hit a three-run homer, and New York handed Los Angeles its their season-worst seventh straight loss. In his fifth start since pitching the first no-hitter in Mets history on June 1 against St. Louis, Santana (6-4) did not give up a hit between Dee Gordon’s leadoff single in the first inning and Scott Van Slyke’s leadoff single in the eighth. New York

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Los Angeles

Padres 8, Rockies 4 DENVER — Yasmani Grandal and Alexi Amarista each homered twice, leading Edinson Volquez and San Diego past Colorado. Grandal, called up from Triple-A before the game, made his first big league start memorable by homering for his first two hits in the majors. San Diego

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Brewers 10, Diamondbacks 2 MILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun homered twice and Cody Ransom added a three-run homer to lead Milwaukee over Arizona. Braun’s two home runs gave him the National League lead with 22 for the season. Carlos Gomez also hit a home run as the Brewers had 13 hits and scored the most runs since May 20 when Milwaukee beat Minnesota 16-4. Brewers rookie pitcher Mike Fiers (3-2) pitched six shutout innings. Arizona

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Milwaukee

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LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Baseball survives without replay

BASEBALL

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By Tim Dahlberg The Associated Press

This wasn’t Little League, so Dewayne Wise wasn’t about to fess up. Sportsmanship only goes so far when you’re wearing pinstripes and playing in Yankee Stadium. Wise sold the third base umpire just by diving into the stands to catch a foul ball. For good measure, he held his glove in the air in triumph and gave Derek Jeter a glove tap as he trotted for the dugout, the third out of the inning secured. If the umpires watched the replay, they would see Wise never caught the ball. Never really came close, though the fans whose laps he ended up in surely appreciated the effort. “What was I supposed to do? Run back to left field?” Wise said. “I saw him looking at my glove so I just got up, put my head down and ran off the field.” The ethics of his obfuscation can be debated. The fact that umpire Mike DiMuro not only blew the call but never asked to see the ball in his glove is indisputable. Wise and the Yankees got away with one against the Cleveland Indians, and the inevitable cry for expanded instant replay in baseball quickly followed. The only difference this time was the wrong call was made not because of human error, but because DiMuro failed to follow fundamental umpiring procedures. Instant replay advocates will tell you that doesn’t matter. To them, the only thing that does matter is justice is served, whether by the umpire on the field or one up in a television booth. They’re wrong, which means Bud Selig is right. Say what you want about the baseball commissioner’s reign in office — his handling of the steroid era in particular — he’s on the right side when it comes to use of expanded instant replay in a sport that has thrived for over a century without it. Selig has bent some on his opposition to instant replay, instituting it for disputed home run calls a few years back. With approval from umpires and players, odds are next season it will be used for what Selig calls “bullets” hit down the line and trapped balls in the outfield. That’s it for now. Hopefully, that’s it for a long time to come. “I’ve had very, very little pressure from people who want to do more,” Selig said in May. Indeed, it’s a slippery slope from there. Foul balls, sure, but how about bang-bang plays on the bases where umpires can study five different replays for 15 minutes

Royals CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

Conversely, the Royals’ pitching staff had allowed an AL-low 59 home runs and Hochevar had permitted only six home runs in 87 innings this season. Hochevar (5-8) allowed five runs and eight hits, losing for the first time in four starts. The righthander entered the game having thrown 16 2-3 consecutive scoreless innings after stopping Houston and Tampa Bay, and had given up only two home runs in his previous 42 2-3 innings. “I didn’t feel like my

COMMENTARY and still not figure out the call? Imagine instant replay for balks. Can a manager throw a red flag on the field on a pickoff move when figuring out what is a balk really is remains subjective to even umpires? And, of course, balls and strikes. No one knows what the strike zone really is, but we do know it’s a moving target between umpires and leagues that has resisted definition even after more than 60 years of televised games. It’s part of the beauty of the game, just as the short right-field porch at Yankee Stadium and the Green Monster at Fenway flout the idea of perfect symmetry across baseball. Things aren’t always fair, but it’s baseball and they tend to even out over time. Use instant replay or pitch tracking technology on balls and strikes and Matt Cain probably doesn’t get his perfect game for San Francisco a few weeks ago, when some of the strike calls in the later innings seemed charitable at best. Nothing new there, since Don Larsen got a questionable call in his favor on the final strike of his perfect game in the 1956 World Series. On the flip side, Armando Galarraga would have had a perfect game for Detroit two years ago if umpire Jim Joyce made the right call on what should have been the 27th out of the game. Replays showed Galarraga got the out at first base just ahead of the runner, but he was called safe and the perfect game and no-hitter were history. Football has spoiled us with instant replay, making us believe all calls eventually are made correctly even when that isn’t always so. Television cameras in the high-definition age can do wondrous things, but there are still some calls so borderline and some angles so awkward that nothing is 100 percent certain. Sure, instant replay may right some wrongs. But it takes away some of the magic of the game; some of the things that are as traditional about baseball as hot dogs and cold beer. I’d rather watch a player or manager get in a losing argument with an umpire about a disputed call than watch all four umpires huddle around a TV screen to see if they got it right. I also have no problem accepting what might be a bad call against a team I’m rooting for because baseball history tells us that down the road my team will get a call it may not deserve.

breaking stuff was very sharp today,” Hochevar said. “It was just, kind of like, looping in there, didn’t have any bite. So, two of those home runs came with two strikes when I’m trying to put a guy away, and I just felt like my curveball didn’t have that finish, that bite.” After Mauer’s two-out single in the first, Willingham homered. In the second, Parmelee hit his first homer of the season on a shot to deep right. Mauer’s solo homer to left-center, the former AL MVP’s first since June 2 and fourth overall, barely cleared the wall to make it 4-1 in the third. Kansas City started Jonathan Sanchez (1-4) in the

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TORONTO’S YUNEL ESCOBAR MEETS WELCOMING TEAMMATES IN THE DUGOUT after hitting a home run against Los Angeles. The Blue Jays defeated the Angels, 11-2, on Saturday in Toronto.

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Jays muscle up against L.A. The Associated Press

Blue Jays 11, Angels 2 TORONTO — Yunel Escobar homered during a seven-run burst in the second inning, and Brett Lawrie later added a three-run shot, leading Toronto over Los Angeles. Lawrie also doubled and singled. He drove in three runs and scored three before leaving after the seventh. The Angels lost consecutive games for the first time since June 3-4. Los Angeles rookie Mike Trout, who came in leading the AL with a .342 average, was held hitless for the first time in 12 games. He finished 0 for 4, dropping his average to .336. Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia almost tumbled over the dugout railing while catching Trout’s foul popup in the eighth, but Toronto third base coach Brian Butterfield and pitcher Brett Cecil leapt off the bench to prevent a painful fall. Henderson Alvarez (5-6) worked seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time since May 10, when he followed up a shutout of the Angels with a win at Minnesota. Alvarez, who left Monday’s start at Boston with a sore elbow, allowed one runs and seven hits and walked none.

Yankees 4, White Sox 0 NEW YORK — Hiroki Kuroda tied a career high by striking out 11, and New York backed him with three home runs, beating the White Sox and ending Chicago’s four-game winning streak. A day after outfielder Dewayne Wise was perfect in his pro pitching debut during a mop-up role, he was perfect at the plate. He had three hits and homered, with Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano also connecting. Kuroda (8-7) pitched three-hit ball for seven innings. Jake Peavy (6-5) struck out 11 in the loss. Chicago

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home runs, six RBIs and seven runs scored. He reached base five times in this one, including a walk. Cleveland

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Baltimore

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Rangers 7, Athletics 2 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Josh Hamilton hit a threerun homer to cap a big fifth inning, Martin Perez won his first career start, and Texas extended its winning streak to five games by beating Oakland. Hamilton drove in four runs to help Texas (50-29) become the first team in baseball to reach 50 victories. The Rangers have won 17 of 21 games since June 8. Oakland committed two errors in the fifth that led to five unearned runs, including a miscue from shortstop Brandon Hicks right before Hamilton came up to bat. The 21-year-old Perez (1-0) allowed two runs and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings. The left-hander gave up six hits and walked one. Oakland’s Tommy Milone (8-6) gave up six runs — only one earned — in five innings.

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Tigers 6, Rays 2 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Rick Porcello allowed four hits in seven shutout innings, Austin Jackson hit a three-run homer, and Detroit beat Tampa Bay. Porcello (6-5) struck out four in winning for the third time in four starts. Jackson put the Tigers up 4-0 with his eighth homer in the eighth off Joel Peralta, who returned after serving an eightgame suspension for having pine tar on his glove. After Tigers reliever Joaquin Benoit gave up solo homers to pinchhitter Jeff Keppinger and Carlos Pena in the eighth, Jhonny Peralta gave Detroit a 6-2 lead with a tworun single in the ninth. Rays starter Jeremy Hellickson (4-4) left in the third after being struck in the lower right leg by Prince Fielder’s liner. The Rays said Hellickson, who missed his previous two starts because of right shoulder inflammation, has a bruised shin and Xrays were negative.

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Indians 11, Orioles 5 BALTIMORE — Shin-Soo Choo went 4 for 5 with a homer, scored four runs and collected three RBIs to lead Cleveland past Baltimore. Shelley Duncan also homered for the Indians, who had a season-high 19 hits — eclipsing their previous high of 16, set Friday night in a 9-8 loss at Camden Yards. Chris Davis connected for the Orioles, who have lost eight of 11. During the game, Baltimore announced the acquisition of slugger Jim Thome from Philadelphia for two minor leaguers. In the first three games of this four-game series, Choo is 8 for 13 with two

first game and he issued six walks and was done after 4 1-3 innings. He is 0-2 with a 6.21 ERA since coming off the disabled list on June 13 following a left biceps injury. “It’s a slump, you know?” Sanchez said. “It’s not working. I’m not doing anything that’s working right now.” Sanchez, who had a promising 2010 season that included 13 wins and a 3.07 ERA, was acquired in a trade with San Francisco in November, with the Royals parting with Melky Cabrera in the deal. While Cabrera is one of the NL’s leading hitters this season, Sanchez has allowed six runs in his past two starts and four or more in four of his last five.

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SPORTS

L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD

SCOREBOARD Tour of Lawrence

KU Campus Circuit Saturday Professional Men (14 laps, 55 miles) — 1. Sean Sullivan, 2:18:59; 2. Joseph Schmalz, 2:20:05; 3. Josh Yeaton, 2:20:11; 4. Brad Huff, 2:20:12; 5. Matthew Ankney, 2:20:14; 6. Brian Jensen, 2:20:20; 7. Colton Jarisch, 2:20:32; 8. Chris Winn, 2:20:52; 9. Nicholas Coil, 2:21:18; 10. Steve Tilford, 2:21:55; 11. Michael Sencenbaugh, 2:23:52; 12. Nick Torraca, 2:24:05; 13. Jay Shalebriski, 2:24:05; 14. Stefan Rothe, 2:24:07; 15. Austin Vinton, 2:24:11; 16. Shadd Smith, 2:24:11; 17. Nick Chevalley, 2:24:11; 18. Craig Magee, 2:24:16; 19. Tyler Jewell, 2:24:18; 20. Kit Recca, 2:24:24; 21. Willy Zellmer, 2:24:33; 22. David Carpenter, 2:24:37; 23. Kent Woermann, 2:24:39; 24. Alex Grman, 2:26:19; 25. Jason Knight, 2:26:19; 26. Dylan Jones, 2:26:22. Women (five laps, 19.7 miles) — 1. Emile Flanigan, 1:00:12; 2. Catherine Walberg, 1:00:12; 3. Sheri Rothe, 1:00:19; 4. Jamie Valencheck, 1:02:48; 5. Rita Robben, 1:02:53; 6. Anne Meyer, 1:08:26. Amateur Top 10 finishers (complete results at touroflawrence.com) Cat. 5 — 1. Kevin Shaffer; 2. Jason Douglas; 3. Eric Nelson; 4. Javier Aparicio; 5. Peter Williams; 6. Kyle Rainey; 7. George Mullinix; 8. Matthew Mellor; 9. Darrel Williams; 10. Clay Wells. Cat. 4/5 — 1. Dan Schaeffer; 2. Byron Stithem; 3. Gardner Burg; 4. Michael Meyers; 5. Patrick Orrick; 6. Lane Johnson; 7. Matt Childs; 8. Issac Jonas; 9. Brian Batson; 10. Chip Zimmer. Cat. 4 — 1. Edwared Kim; 2. Evan Fast; 3. Michael Garven; 4. Nathan Shay; 5. Charles Bartel; 6. Andrew Petty; 7. Sawyer Currie; 8. Craig Staley; 9. Robert Haney; 10. Dan Schaeffer. Cat. 3 — 1. Mike McNeal; 2. Jess Parker; 3. Josh Johnson; 4. Justin Leopold; 5. Jason Murphy; 6. Ben Beger; 7. Ryan Watcher; 8. Phillip Somers; 9. Jordan Ross; 10. Samuel Weinberg. Cat. 3/4 Women — 1. Leah Kleager; 2. Amber Markey; 3. Erica Haas; 4. Nicole Sulzen; 5. Carol Flinchbaugh; 6. Shawn Morelli; 7. Kate Gracheck; 8. Kelly Skinner; 9. Alaina Beckwith; 10. Hannah Tell. Master 40-plus — 1. Janne Hamalainen; 2. Trey Harrison; 3. David Hejduk; 4. Frank Jakofcich; 5. Mike McNeal; 6. Dan Hughes; 7. Gary Dyer; 8. Sephen Songer; 9. Keith Jordan; 10. William Gault. Junior 10-13 — 1. Charlie Snell; 2. William Burrus; 3. Max Clark; 4. Olive McVicker. Junior 14-18 — 1. Elliot Childs; 2. Kyle Rainey; 3. Nathan Goldberg; 4. Austin Childs; 5. Keaton Rex; 6. Ben Watkins; 7. James Lang; 8. Cole Johnson; 9. Dalton Maher.

Tour de France

Saturday At Liege, Belgium Prologue A 4-mile individual time trial beginning and ending in Liege1. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, RadioShackNissan, 7 minutes, 13 seconds. 2. Bradley Wiggions, Britain, Sky Procycling, 7 seconds behind. 3. Sylvain Chavanel, France, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, same time. 4. Tejay Van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, :10. 5. Edvald Boasoon Hagen, Norway, Sky Procycling, :11. 6. Brett Lancaster, Australia, Orica GreenEdge, same time. 7. Patrick Gretsch, Germany, ArgosShimano, :12. 8. Denis Menchov, Russia, Katusha, :13. 9. Philippe Gilbert, Belgium, BMC Racing, same time. 10. Andriy Grivko, Ukraine, Astana, :15. 11. Christopher Froome, Britain, Sky Procycling, :16. 12. Peter Velits, Slovakia, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, :17. 13. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, same time. 14. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, :18. 15. Ryder Hesjedal, Canada, GarminSharp-Barracuda, same time. 16. David Millar, Britain, GarminSharp-Barracuda, same time. 17. Stephen Cummings, Britain, BMC Racing, same time. 18. Jens Voigt, Germany, RadioShackNissan, :19. 19. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, RadioShack-Nissan, same time. 20. Nick Nuyens, Belgium, Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank, :20.

Wimbledon

Saturday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon, England Purse: $25.03 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Brian Baker, United States, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. Philipp Kohlschreiber (27), Germany, def. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Juan Martin del Potro (9), Argentina, def. Kei Nishikori (19), Japan, 6-3, 7-6 (3), 6-1. Mardy Fish (10), United States, def. David Goffin, Belgium, 6-3, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (6). Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (5), France, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. David Ferrer (7), Spain, def. Andy Roddick (30), United States, 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4, 6-3. Marin Cilic (16), Croatia, def. Sam Querrey, United States, 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-7 (3), 17-15. Andy Murray (4), Britain, def. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. Women Third Round Francesca Schiavone (24), Italy, def. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, 6-0, 6-4. Ana Ivanovic (14), Serbia, def. Julia Goerges (22), Germany, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Tamira Paszek, Austria, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5. Petra Kvitova (4), Czech Republic, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-1, 6-0. Victoria Azarenka (2), Belarus, def. Jana Cepelova, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-3. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, def. Sara Errani (10), Italy, 6-0, 6-4. Serena Williams (6), United States, def. Zheng Jie (25), China, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 9-7. Roberta Vinci (21), Italy, def. Mirjana Lucic, Croatia, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3). Doubles Men First Round Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, def. Jamie Delgado and Kenneth Skupski, Britain, 7-6 (2), 6-0, 6-2. Mikhail Elgin, Russia, and Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Pablo Andujar and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, and Alexander Waske, Germany, def. Xavier Malisse and Dick Norman, Belgium, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Second Round Leander Paes, India, and Radek Stepanek (4), Czech Republic, def. Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram, Israel, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (5). Jonathan Marray, Britain, and Frederik Nielsen, Denmark, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, and Frank Moser, Germany, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (5), Romania, def. Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana, Thailand, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2). Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo

Melo (15), Brazil, def. Martin Emmrich and Michael Kohlmann, Germany, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Juan Ignacio Chela and Eduardo Schwank, Argentina, def. Andre Sa and Bruno Soares (16), Brazil, 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 4-6, 6-3. Women Second Round Agnieszka and Urszula Radwanska, Poland, def. Irina Falconi, United States, and Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 7-5, 6-1. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Sabine Lisicki, Germany, def. Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu (15), Romania, 6-3, 2-0, retired. Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka (6), Czech Republic, def. Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-4. Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova (4), Russia, vs. Serena and Venus Williams, United States, 6-3, 3-6, susp., darkness.

AT&T National

Saturday at Congressional Country Club, Blue Course Bethesda, Md. Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,569; Par: 71 Third Round Brendon de Jonge 68-69-69—206 Bo Van Pelt 67-73-67—207 Tiger Woods 72-68-67—207 Seung-Yul Noh 70-68-69—207 Billy Hurley III 69-73-66—208 Hunter Mahan 70-65-73—208 Jhonattan Vegas 71-70-68—209 John Mallinger 70-72-68—210 Ryan Palmer 74-67-69—210 Robert Garrigus 70-67-73—210 Pat Perez 69-69-72—210 Chez Reavie 72-72-67—211 Sang-Moon Bae 75-68-68—211 Nick Watney 70-72-69—211 Jason Day 69-72-70—211 Charley Hoffman 72-68-71—211 Marc Leishman 70-70-71—211 Vijay Singh 68-70-73—211 Greg Owen 70-75-67—212 John Huh 72-73-67—212 Sean O’Hair 73-72-67—212 Troy Matteson 73-70-69—212 Daniel Summerhays 70-73-69—212 Brandt Jobe 70-72-70—212 Adam Scott 75-67-70—212 Stewart Cink 70-68-74—212 Jimmy Walker 68-69-75—212 Rod Pampling 71-67-75—213 Patrick Cantlay 72-71-71—214 Martin Laird 72-69-73—214 Bud Cauley 73-71-71—215 Brian Davis 74-69-72—215 Greg Chalmers 72-71-72—215 Kyle Stanley 72-75-68—215 Cameron Tringale 74-65-76—215 Brian Harman 72-73-71—216 Heath Slocum 76-70-70—216 Jeff Overton 79-69-68—216 Kevin Chappell 72-73-72—217 Dustin Johnson 70-76-71—217 Charles Howell III 70-73-74—217 Bobby Gates 74-68-75—217 Roberto Castro 74-73-70—217 George McNeill 73-72-73—218 Harris English 71-74-73—218 Andres Romero 73-71-74—218 Ricky Barnes 74-72-72—218 Martin Flores 75-71-72—218 K.T. Kim 72-74-72—218 Erik Compton 73-73-72—218 D.J. Trahan 75-72-71—218 Ben Crane 77-70-71—218 Charlie Wi 70-75-74—219 Hunter Haas 74-72-73—219 James Driscoll 70-76-73—219 Ryuji Imada 72-74-73—219 Trevor Immelman 74-68-77—219 Blake Adams 72-75-72—219 Bryce Molder 78-69-72—219 Will Claxton 73-75-71—219 Graham DeLaet 74-74-71—219 Jim Furyk 73-73-74—220 J.J. Killeen 72-75-73—220 Rory Sabbatini 74-73-73—220 Y.E. Yang 76-72-72—220 Gary Woodland 72-74-75—221 Brendan Steele 71-76-74—221 Chris DiMarco 76-71-74—221 William McGirt 72-76-73—221 Brendon Todd 72-76-73—221 Bob Estes 74-74-73—221 Ryan Moore 73-75-73—221 Ben Curtis 74-74-73—221

5. (9) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 267, 104.3, 39, $141,646. 6. (1) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267, 119.2, 39, $135,271. 7. (20) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 267, 93.3, 37, $130,871. 8. (10) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 267, 104.8, 36, $111,349. 9. (16) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 267, 101, 35, $124,160. 10. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267, 120.4, 36, $132,368. 11. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 267, 90.5, 33, $127,321. 12. (15) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 267, 82.4, 32, $89,960. 13. (12) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 267, 81.9, 31, $108,818. 14. (31) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 267, 68.5, 30, $110,476. 15. (17) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267, 78.7, 29, $112,043. 16. (6) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 267, 91.9, 28, $106,524. 17. (34) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 267, 62.6, 28, $105,068. 18. (21) Casey Mears, Ford, 267, 69.8, 27, $94,743. 19. (14) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 267, 66.7, 25, $100,793. 20. (25) Carl Edwards, Ford, 266, 80.4, 24, $121,951. 21. (11) Greg Biffle, Ford, 266, 84.7, 23, $85,885. 22. (18) Joey Logano, Toyota, 266, 67.5, 22, $85,635. 23. (38) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 266, 54.6, 21, $77,410. 24. (29) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 266, 62.3, 20, $116,035. 25. (23) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 266, 61.7, 19, $103,880. 26. (13) Aric Almirola, Ford, 266, 61.5, 18, $113,721. 27. (28) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 265, 52.9, 17, $96,193. 28. (40) David Gilliland, Ford, 265, 49.9, 16, $85,957. 29. (33) David Ragan, Ford, 263, 47.1, 15, $75,810. 30. (39) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 262, 49.2, 14, $73,735. 31. (41) Ken Schrader, Ford, 262, 36.7, 13, $82,170. 32. (22) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 231, 50.8, 12, $126,085. 33. (26) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, accident, 209, 66.5, 11, $81,010. 34. (5) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, accident, 208, 73.4, 10, $117,118. 35. (42) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, engine, 144, 37.8, 9, $72,910. 36. (32) David Stremme, Toyota, vibration, 71, 31.4, 8, $72,860. 37. (30) Josh Wise, Ford, vibration, 60, 30.9, 7, $74,305. 38. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, brakes, 58, 34.1, 6, $72,703. 39. (24) Scott Speed, Ford, brakes, 55, 38.8, 5, $69,950. 40. (27) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, overheating, 52, 33.6, 0, $69,850. 41. (43) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, vibration, 47, 28.3, 3, $77,800. 42. (37) Mike Bliss, Toyota, overheating, 18, 29.5, 0, $69,745. 43. (36) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, electrical, 12, 27, 1, $69,317. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 145.607 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 45 minutes, 2 seconds. Margin of Victory: 4.399 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 24 laps. Lead Changes: 17 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: Ky.Busch 1-33; B.Keselowski 34-43; Ky.Busch 44; T.Kvapil 45; Ky.Busch 46-96; J.Johnson 97-98; Ky.Busch 99-129; D.Hamlin 130-149; J.Johnson 150; C.Mears 151; D.Hamlin 152-187; J.Johnson 188-203; D.Hamlin 204-205; B.Keselowski 206207; Ky.Busch 208-209; J.Johnson 210211; B.Keselowski 212-267. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Ky.Busch, 5 times for 118 laps; B.Keselowski, 3 times for 68 laps; D.Hamlin, 3 times for 58 laps; J.Johnson, 4 times for 21 laps; T.Kvapil, 1 time for 1 lap; C.Mears, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. M.Kenseth, 633; 2. D.Earnhardt Jr., 622; 3. J.Johnson, 610; 4. G.Biffle, 608; 5. D.Hamlin, 565; 6. K.Harvick, 565; 7. C.Bowyer, 557; 8. M.Truex Jr., 556; 9. T.Stewart, 545; 10. B.Keselowski, 537; 11. C.Edwards, 503; 12. Ky.Busch, 495.

Constellation Senior Players

Saturday At Fox Chapel Golf Club Pittsburgh Purse: $2.7 million Yardage: 6,710; Par: 70 Third Round Mark Calcavecchia Joe Daley Fred Couples Tom Lehman Jeff Freeman Fred Funk Bill Glasson Roger Chapman Kenny Perry Olin Browne Michael Allen Kirk Triplett Bruce Vaughan Steve Pate Larry Mize Jay Haas Tom Watson Willie Wood Jim Carter Morris Hatalsky Jay Don Blake Mark Wiebe Peter Senior Chien Soon Lu David Frost Steve Jones David Eger Brad Bryant Tom Jenkins Loren Roberts Steve Lowery Sandy Lyle Jeff Sluman John Cook Mike Goodes P.H. Horgan III Joel Edwards Bobby Clampett Jim Rutledge Jeff Hart Rod Spittle Corey Pavin Gene Jones Gary Hallberg Russ Cochran Lonnie Nielsen Larry Nelson Brad Faxon Gil Morgan John Huston Craig Stadler Hale Irwin Phil Blackmar Peter Jacobsen Chip Beck Tom Purtzer Tom Kite Bobby Wadkins Bob Tway Mark Brooks Eduardo Romero Jim Gallagher, Jr. Ted Schulz Greg Norman

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Saturday At Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Ky. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (8) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 267 laps, 137.7 rating, 47 points, $176,470. 2. (19) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 267, 98.7, 42, $136,860. 3. (3) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267, 124.6, 42, $164,776. 4. (7) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 112.4, 40, $109,770.

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES-Optioned RHP Tommy Hunter to Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX-Designated OF Darnell McDonald for assignment. Activated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day DL. CLEVELAND INDIANS-Placed 3B Lonnie Chisenhall on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jason Donald from Columbus (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES-Recalled RHP D.J. Mitchell from Scranton/WilkesBarre (IL). Optioned RHP Adam Warren to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. TAMPA BAY RAYS-Activated RHP Jeremy Hellickson and RHP Kyle Farnsworth from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Cesar Ramos and RHP Brandon Gomes to Durham (IL). National League CHICAGO CUBS-Agreed to terms with OF Jorge Soler on a nine-year contract. LOS ANGELES DODGERS-Signed SS Corey Seager to a minor league contract. NEW YORK METS-Agreed to terms with 3B Matt Reynolds, 1B Jayce Boyd, RHP Logan Taylor, RHP Chris Flexen, RHP Andrew Massie and 1B Jon Leroux on minor league contracts. Assigned Reynolds to Savannah (SAL), Boyd and Taylor to Brooklyn (NY-Penn), and Flexen, Massie and Leroux to Kingsport (Appalachian). ST. LOUIS CARDINALS-Optioned RHP Eduardo Sanchez and LHP Sam Freeman to Memphis (PCL). Selected the contract of LHP Barret Browning from Memphis. Recalled RHP Maikel Cleto from Memphis. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES-Traded 1B Jim Thome to Baltimore for RHP Kyle Simon and C Gabriel Lino. SAN DIEGO PADRES-Optioned C Nick Hundley to Tucson (PCL). Recalled C Yasmani Grandal from Tucson. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CLEVELAND CAVALIERS-Extended a qualifying offer to G-F Alonzo Gee and F Luke Harangody making them restricted free agents. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVESDeclined to make qualifying offers to F Michael Beasley and F Anthony Randolph, making them unrestricted free agents.

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Saturday’s Games Toronto FC 1, New York 1, tie New England 2, Seattle FC 2, tie D.C. United 3, Montreal 0 Columbus 2, Real Salt Lake 0 Houston 2, Philadelphia 1 Colorado 3, Portland 0 Los Angeles at San Jose, (n) Tuesday’s Games Chicago at Houston, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Portland, 9:30 p.m.

European Championship Today’s Final At Kiev, Ukraine Spain vs. Italy, 1:45 p.m.

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Jana ‘Four Feet of Fury’ Casper Age: 27 Relationship status: Engaged but still looking Hometown: McPherson Time in Lawrence: Nine years Occupation: Booze slinger at Cork & Barrel Dream job: Cork & Barrel What were you doing when scouted? Playing kickball Describe your style: Team unity with a pinch of badass-ery Fashion trends you love: Flashy knee socks and making plays at the plate Fashion trends you hate: Flip flops Fashion influences: Al Bundy What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? More fun on the field Less of? Bobbling Who do people say you look like? A midget Tell us a secret… My alter ego is Party Tina Know someone stylin’? Send us a tip! style@lawrence.com

Andy Frye Age: 26 Relationship status: In one Hometown: Lawrence Time in Lawrence: 21 years Occupation: Bartender Dream job: Pro golfer What were you doing when scouted? I was in Iraq. Just kidding. Describe your style: This unique uniform is a mixture of pieces from past teams. Fashion trends you love: Neon shoes. I like the fun shoes. Fashion trends you hate: Nothing Fashion influences: Me What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I like it Less of? I can’t say it Who do people say you look like? Nobody Tell us a secret… I’m not really 26.

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Lawrence’s Kaw Valley Kickball League is a land of epic battles, underdog victories, bold fashion and fairytale love stories. The kingdom is full of short-shorts, stat dorks, bona fide athletes, questionable calls, occasional streakers, impromptu fireworks displays, yard beer galore and at least one appearance by a live goat (a team called the Goats brought it to one of their games, of course). Hey, wouldn’t it be cool if someone made a documentary about all these shenanigans? That wish is being granted, and the effort is officially under way this season. For a few years now, people have talked about the idea of a documentary about the league, which started with a handful of downtown restaurant workers boozing in the park and allowing “do-overs.” In about a decade it’s grown to a fourdivision, 32-team phenomenon with official rules and, typically, a waiting list to get in. The league, which is one of two in Lawrence, even helps charities. “It’s so special, we’ve gotta capture it,” says Nick Lerner, Red Lyon player and league board of directors member. “We’ve really developed this community. We’re so passionate about kickball, of all things, but it creates friendships ... we’re family.” Kansas University film studies graduate and Liberty Hall Late Fees player Brendan Costello is heading up the effort. “I don’t know what it is about this town and why our league draws so many people to it,” Costello says. “It’s pretty awesome.”

A PITCHER FOR RED LYON TAVERN ROLLS THE BALL with a can of beer nearby during the Kaw Valley Kickball League game of the week June 17 at Hobbs Park, 11th and Delaware streets. ABOVE, Heather Knearem cheers from the dugout as her team, Red Lyon Tavern, takes on The Rockets during the game of the week June 17. AT TOP is a panorama of the KVKL game of the week June 17 made from multiple images.

PAUL SANTOS, OF LAWRENCE, IS INTERVIEWED on camera for an upcoming documentary about the 11-year-old Kaw Valley Kickball League. metal and more vintage cool than ergonomically friendly — with both arms and a hip. Like dozens headed in the same direction, he soon emerges into the light streaming from Hobbs Park field, 11th and Delaware streets, where the Kaw Valley Kickball League game of the week has just started. Up a few Sudsin’, stylin’ and flights of stairs and past a profilin’ couple hundred other spectaPhil Chiles lurches tors, Chiles (who owns Wild through a darkened park, Man Vintage, 939 Mass.) heaving a circa-1970 Coleman cooler — forest green, Please see KICKBALL, page 7C

In addition to rolling his own camera, Costello has recruited other players — with varying degrees of experience and types of equipment — to contribute footage. And in the Kaw Valley Kickball League, there’s no shortage of fodder.

ERIN BERG, OF LAWRENCE, cheers loudly and holds up a sign as she roots for Red Lyon Tavern from the stands during the game of the week June 17 at Hobbs Park.

CATCH SOME KICKBALL Kaw Valley Kickball League play continues Sunday evenings through Aug. 26, when this season’s champion will be determined. Find game schedules online at kawvalleykickball. com.

Check out a KVKL photo gallery at Lawrence.com

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oomerang Child No. 2 hurled herself out of our home and into her own place last week, ushering in a new era I’ve dubbed “Empty Nest, Part 3.” I know, it’s not very creative. But “Naked Days and Naked Nights” sounded unseemly, not to mention misleading. (Confession: I stole the naked bit from my brotherin-law who, when the last of his three daughters left for

college, stripped down to his birthday suit and walked through the house — just because he could — yelling, “Let the naked years begin!” Needless to say, I always call before I drop by their place. A pop-in could traumatize me for life.) It’s been two years since our nest has been empty and, frankly, the first few nights felt weird. “So, what do you want to

do?” my husband asked from his chair. “I dunno,” I replied from the couch. “Wanna watch me delete ‘Sex and the City’ reruns from the DVR?” “OK,” he said. “Can I do some, too?” We purged the saved programs and devoured our D.A.S.H. diet meals with wild abandon. Heck, we even Please see BOOMER, page 2C


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K, I’ll admit it. I’m vertically challenged. No, it’s not my height that concerns me. It’s more my lack of attention to shooting vertical photographs. But I’m not alone. Cameras are designed for holding in a horizontal position. Rotating for verticals can be awkward. Even our eyes naturally take in a wide field of view parallel to the horizon.

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Much of the visual content we absorb daily is delivered on horizontal displays. Televisions, movies, computers and billboards are the most obvious. I know our staff shoots fewer vertical photographs. The two biggest reasons are because the camera position is so unnatural and we’re influenced by the change in the way our photographs are presented. With the advent of the Web and online multimedia presentations, the horizontal format rules. When we create slideshows for our website, the available display space is 1280x720 pixels, an extremely horizontal hole. Any vertical image imported into that space will take up barely a third of the frame when displayed at 100 percent. That takes away impact from a photograph and disrupts a sequence of horizontal images. There is hope for saving the endangered vertical. Tablets and smartphones offer rotating screens to accommodate both vertical and horizontal images. I propose we call these types of devices “horverdexterous” — having the ability to easily display visual content of both horizontal and vertical formats at 100 percent. Maybe one day we’ll have horverdexterous cameras

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OFTEN THE SUBJECT MATTER WILL DICTATE when to photograph in a vertical format. With this subject matter, I wanted to emphasize the vertical tire skid marks on the road and direct the readers’ eye from bottom to top as if driving over the image.

PORTRAITS ARE IDEAL for vertical photographs. They complement the vertical form of both the face and body. The vertical format also enables the photographer to fill the space of their frame, where in a horizontal position, empty space might be created to the side of a subject. with rotating screens built in. Of course there is always the alternative square format. Fans of the photo app Hipstamatic can groove on the fact that they don’t have to decide. It’s square, man. Cool. Nothing to consider but the subject in front of you. But don’t give up on “up-down” pictures, as

one editor used to call them. For instance, verticals are ideal for portraits, many landscapes and space-shuttle launches. And then there is one subject that is a gold mine for vertical shots: basketball. Let’s face it: Manning, Chamberlain, T-Rob — they just don’t fit in horizontal frames. I guess my best advice is to always keep the vertical format in mind when photographing. If there are vertical lines or interesting elements moving up and down within your frame, rotate your camera and explore vertical options. Here’s a verse from Canadian songwriter Fred Eaglesmith extolling the benefits of the vertical format: “When people take her photograph — just to get her in/ They turn their camera sideways and use a wideangle lens/ It makes people laugh — but she don’t seem to care/ My baby’s got big hair.” — Chief photographer Mike Yoder can be reached at 832-7141.

ARTS NOTES Field Day celebrates Saturday (at Bottleneck): local music Approach It’ll be a field day for grown-ups. Or at least semi-grown-ups. The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., and the Bottleneck, 737 N.H., will host Lawrence Field Day Fest this weekend. It’s a pretty packed three-day mini-fest sponsored by the Midwest Music Foundation and KJHK and organized by the Dead Girls’ Cameron Hawk. At least 25 Lawrence bands are billed with promises of “special guests,” especially at the pre-party Thursday at the Jackpot. All shows are all-ages. Tickets are $10 for the Jackpot show Thursday. Tickets for the shows Friday and Saturday are $10 each day or $15 for a two-day pass. The lineup is below.

Thursday Pre-Party (at Jackpot): The 7 Degrees of Stephen Egerton Drag the River Stiff Middle Fingers Friday (at Bottleneck): Mouthbreathers The ACB’s Panda Circus Radar Defender Fuma Many Moods of Dad Field Day Jitters Jabberjosh Busted Open Sona

Major Games Radkey Doubleplus Deco Auto The Empty Spaces Dean Monkey and the Dropouts Robocopter Dismantle the Virus Awestrich Black on Black Sextapes

City OKs $500,000 for art gallery plan A plan to convert a former apple cider factory into a new east Lawrence art gallery and event space has received a major boost. Lawrence city commissioners at their meeting last week approved $500,000 in property tax rebates for a project to rehabilitate the Ciderworks Building at Eighth and Pennsylvania streets. The tax rebates, which will come through the Neighborhood Revitalization program, were necessary to help make the costly rehabilitation financially feasible, said developer Tony Krsnich. Krsnich, who also turned the nearby Poehler Grocery Warehouse building into a rent-controlled apartment project, said he thinks the Ciderworks building will give momentum to an

effort to create an east Lawrence arts district. The Ciderworks building is expected to have about 7,000 square feet of indoor gallery space and about 7,000 square feet of courtyard space that also can accommodate artwork. Both spaces also will be designed to host larger events, Krsnich said. Work on the project is expected to begin later this summer.

be the world’s greatest canine in the history of dogkind. Shouldn’t we have CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1C just quit while we were ahead? jumped on the bed. (No, I had the same argu“jump” isn’t a euphemism. ments for the woman who It’s been WAY too hot for approached me in a shop that.) downtown the other day. I scoured my daughObviously responding to ter’s bathroom for the giant SUCKER tatmakeup left behind — too on my forehead, she jackpot!!! — and took showed me a photo of inventory of my jewelry, what would turn out to be scarves and shoes. (What the second-greatest canine can I say? My sweet pea’s in the history of dogkind: a pilferer.) An adorable, if slightly Best of all, we locked kooky, Clumber spaniel the doors at 10 p.m., dark- named Dixie. She was ened the porch light and desperate for a good home. went to bed, knowing we Desperate, she said. wouldn’t be awakened by “Oh, but mine isn’t a high heels clicking on the GOOD home,” I said. stairs at 3 a.m. “Our daughter moved out For four days, we did and my husband walks all the things we said we’d around naked all the time, do when we were finally screaming. Dixie could be alone again. traumatized for life.” Then, we got another (OK. It wasn’t exactly dog. the truth. But I didn’t exI KNOW, RIGHT??!! actly make it up, either.) Seriously, I don’t know Undeterred, she how it happened. Remem- emailed me the picture. ber, I am the woman who Then, I made a fatal misnever wanted to replace take: I forwarded it to my our first dog after he died spouse. three years ago. “Think of what great “Too much responsibil- company she’ll be for ity. It’ll tie us down,” I Lucy,” he said, gazing at argued. “Dogs shed and Dixie’s big, sad, amber they drool. They don’t eyes. “She’s an emptysleep late on Saturdays. nester, too, you know. And the piddling! We just And she’s lonely, I can replaced all our rugs!!” tell.” Next thing I knew, we (He can tell. Ha! I adopted Lucy, an irresist- got three inches of my ible cocker spaniel who, hair chopped off and I’ll admit, turned out to he doesn’t even notice.

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Yet he observes a mood change in a mutt?) “No, no, no, no, no,” I said, stomping my foot for emphasis. “What we need isn’t more responsibility. It’s less. That’s what empty-nesting is all about. What is it with you? Some kind of weird feng shui need to have four warm bodies in the house at all times?” You already know who won that argument. That was eight days ago. We now have two dog beds in the bedroom, two sets of bowls on the kitchen floor, two leashes in the mudroom and two rawhide bones on the family room rug. Did I mention Clumber spaniels are notorious shedders and prolific droolers? But the two bitches, while not yet the best of friends, seem to be enjoying each other’s company. And Dixie does tend to fill the void left by our daughter in an oddly familiar way. The other day, she stared trancelike at an old episode of “True Blood” on TV. Until my husband ran through the living room in the buff, yelling “Let the naked years begin!” — Cathy Hamilton is the executive director of Downtown Lawrence, Inc., author of 16 books and blogger at boomergirl. com. Contact her at cathy@ boomergirl.com.


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The novel has enthralled the Englishspeaking world for the last 400 years or so. It has stretched, grown and morphed to a dizzying array of forms. The epic Sean May, fantasy. The police procehomemaker, dural. The romance novel. Lawrence And a favorite since the “‘1634: The Baltic War’ age of Dickens: the social by David Weber and Eric satire. Flint. It’s alternative Embraced by everyone history.” from Anthony Trollope to Tom Wolfe, the social satire remains enduringly popular. For good reason; readers get to peer, not just into the hearts of the novel’s characters, but into the soul of the culture itself. It’s a highwire act for the novelist — how to retain empathy for his characters, even as he shreds the pretensions, the evasions and the hypocrisies of the times his Darren Perkins, characters live in. student, Acclaimed author Jess Lawrence “‘My Grandfather’s Son’ Walter takes on such a by Clarence Thomas. No task in his ambitious new matter your political affili- novel “Beautiful Ruins,” as ation, it’s one of the best he creates an ensemble of autobiographies you can memorable characters and runs them through the Holread.” lywood entertainment mill. Walter, a former journalist, has written several books, including the nonfiction “Ruby Ridge” and six novels. One novel, “The Zero,” a 2006 National Book Award finalist, took on America’s post9/11 breakdown; 2009’s “The FinanBryce Wangerin, cial Lives of student, the Poets,” Lawrence the Great Re“I usually check out cession. This manga books.” time Walter’s subject is America’s entertainment culture (he was in Los Angeles just last month, writing a screenplay for “Poets”). “Beautiful Ruins” dissects popular media — reality TV’s race to the bottom to find the lowest common denominator, story arcs for audiences with the attention span Vincent Brauer, assistant at Cottonwood, of a flea, bad taste in grotesque abundance. One Lawrence “I’m looking for ‘Catcher “Beautiful Ruins” character, Claire, assistant to terin the Rye’ (by J.D. minally amoral producer Salinger).” Michael Deane, ruminates on this culture (a ruin in itself) and the primacy of

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the pitch, the quick sell: “To pitch here is to live. People pitch their kids into good schools, pitch offers on houses they can’t afford, and when they’re caught in the arms of the wrong person, pitch unlikely explanations. Hospitals pitch birthing centers, day cares pitch love, high schools pitch success ... car dealerships pitch luxury, counselors selfesteem, masseuses happy endings, cemeteries eternal rest ... It’s endless, the pitching — endless, exhilarating, soul-sucking, and as unrelenting as death. As ordinary as morning sprinklers.” The story begins in the early 1960s with the filming of the movie “Cleopatra,” when Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’s love life became bigger news than the movie itself, and paparazzi jammed the streets of Rome to get a snap of the most famous lovers in the world. Against this Technicolor backdrop emerges one man of pure heart: a young Italian named Pasquale Tursi, who runs a pensione on the Ligurian coast called Hotel Adequate View. One day a vision arrives at the pensione: a young American actress, escorted via motorboat into the cove beneath the hotel. The actress, Dee Moray, has stomach cancer (or so she has been led to believe). She’s waiting for a man to come to help her through her ordeal. Pasquale falls in love, the love that never ends. F r o m here, the intricate plot ricochets hither and yon — from the tiny cliffhanging hamlet of Porto Vergogna (Port Shame in Italian), to Florence, to Rome. From the Italian theater in World War II to the 2000s, with stops in Portland, Ore.; Edinburgh; Hollywood; Seattle; and Sand Point, Idaho. A real-life theatrical giant, Richard Burton, makes several memorable appearances. Contemporary characters reflect our celebrity-drenched, no-

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The day the Civil War ends, Sam, a liberated slave in Philadelphia, decides to walk to Mississippi. It’s time, he decides, to find his wife, whom he last saw 15 years before. He’s told his decision isn’t Mother jailed for practical. He leaves anyway. overdue library items Leonard Pitts Jr., author of the historical novel “Freeman,” said ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Sam is based on the thousands of New Mexico woman was Americans, black and white, who arrested and spent a night chose to act on their best intentions in jail for not returning the after Appomattox. book “Twilight” and the “If you’re thinking just practicaltwo-DVD set “The Twilight ly, it’s not the smartest thing to do,” Saga: New Moon” back to Pitts said. “But taking leaps of faith the library on time. is what the novel is about.” The Albuquerque Journal To Pitts, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reports Lori Teel was arcolumnist, “Freeman” dramatizes rested and handcuffed at the same period detailed in “Been in her Portales home in front the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of her five children earof Slavery,” a 1979 study of Reconlier this month for the $36 struction by historian Leon Litwack. worth of library materials That book charted the post-Civil not returned since 2010. War period that, Pitts believes, reHer attorney says arrest mains obscure to many. warrants were mailed last “We have this version of Ameriyear to an invalid address. can history in which the war ends Her charges were disand the slaves pretty much dismissed. appear from history books until

Cautionary Tale (Inspired by Magdalena Abakanowicz’s sculpture “Standing Figures” at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art)

The headless men all cast in bronze Guard the Nelson’s rolling lawn. Vigilant below towering trees, They cannot hear, taste, smell, or see. If they could speak, what would they say? “I went to war and died one day.” If they could tell what they have heard: “The musket fire, the racist slur.” If they could share what they have smelled: “The smoke of bombs, a brimstone hell.” If they could tell what they have seen: “Stone dungeon walls, sharp guillotine.” If they could tell what they’ve tasted: “The copper of our blood wasted.” They’ve suffered pain and tragic loss From war and hate and Holocaust.

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The headless men all cast in bronze Guard the Nelson’s rolling lawns. Vigilant below towering trees, They cannot hear, taste, smell, or see. Erect they stand, frozen in time, Stark reminders of men’s cruel minds. — Joy Clumsky, Lawrence

shame zeitgeist. Shane, a Portland writer, uses his ex-wife Saundra to practice a pitch for a truly horrible idea; a screenplay called Donner! based on the life and times of the Donner party. “Huh,” Saundra says when she’s heard the whole story. “And you really think you can sell this thing?” “Yes, I do,” Shane says, and he does. “It’s a key subtenet of Shane’s movie-inspired ... faith in himself: his generation’s profound belief in secular episodic providence, the idea — honed by decades of entertainment — that after sixty or one hundred and twenty minutes of complications, things generally work out.” After a couple of hundred pages of Walter’s mordant take on human weakness, I began to wonder where “Beautiful Ruins” was headed. Will anyone but Tomasso the Communist do the right thing? Will Dee

find peace? Will Michael Deane get what he deserves? I can’t say the answer is yes to all those questions, but Walter made me care. And I can report the author had more in mind here than exposing our weaknesses and skewering our pretensions. “Beautiful Ruins” asks: How do you balance desire with doing the right thing? It’s the epic struggle of our time, when so much choice is at our fingertips, and finding the right path is correspondingly difficult. Pasquale’s mother tells her son the key is balance: “what we want to do and what we must do are not the same ... Pasquo, the smaller the place between your desire and what is right, the happier you’ll be.” Beneath Walter’s black comic’s mask beats the brain of an ethical philosopher and the heart of a romantic. Not everyone in “Beautiful Ruins” gets what they want. But they do get what they need.

Americans are appallingly willing to change history for their own purposes.” — Leonard Pitts Jr.

Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education,” Pitts said. Many newly freed slaves journeyed hundreds of miles, looking for displaced or sold-off spouses, children and siblings, Pitts said. “They placed advertisements in newspapers, or had letters written for them,” he said. “And they walked — which to me is the most poignant thing.” At the Library of Congress, not far from his Bowie, Md., home, Pitts sought archived newspapers and individual journals, not only to immerse himself in the struggles of the time but also the vernacular. His work was largely complete when he happened to see the 2010 version of “True Grit,” which made a point of showcasing the often-formal fron-

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1. “Wicked Business.” Janet Evanovich. Bantam ($28). 2. “Gone Girl.” Gillian Flynn. Crown ($25). 3. “Calico Joe.” John Grisham. Doubleday ($24.95) 4. “The Storm.” Clive Cussler. Putnam ($27.95). 5. “11th Hour.” Patterson/Paetro. Little, Brown ($27.99). 6. “The Innocent.” David Baldacci. Grand Central ($27.99). 7. “Porch Lights.” Dorothea Benton Frank. William Morrow ($25.99). 8. “Stolen Prey.” John Sandford. Putnam ($27.95). 9. “The Third Gate.” tier dialogue re-created by author Lincoln Child. Doubleday Charles Portis in his 1968 novel. ($25.95). “Some people back then were 10. “Canada.” Richard less likely to speak in contractions,” Ford. Ecco ($27.99). Pitts said. So he took many contractions out of his manuscript. “It made Nonfiction it seem more authentic.” While Pitts finds the continuing 1. “Cowards.” Glenn Beck. observances of the war’s 150th anniThreshold Editions ($28). versary interesting and appropriate, 2. “The Amateur.” he makes no effort to hide his exasEdward Klein. Regnery Pubperation with what he believes is a lishing ($27.95). widespread reluctance to acknowl3. “Wild.” Cheryl Strayed. edge the role slavery played in the Knopf ($25.95). conflict. 4. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill “Americans are appallingly willO’Reilly. Henry Holt ($28). ing to change history for their own 5. “Worked for Me.” Colin purposes,” Pitts said. Powell. Harper ($27.99). “There was a Time magazine 6. “The Skinny Rules.” Bob piece that said about 50 percent Harper. Ballantine Books ($26). of Americans dispute that slavery 7. “The Great Destroyer.” was the war’s prime cause. That’s David Limbaugh. Regnery amazing, because when you look at Publishing ($29.95). the primary sources, there was no 8. “Barack Obama.” David doubt in the minds of many as to Maraniss. Simon & Schuster what they were fighting about. ($32.50). “Now there is this fiction that 9. “Unintended Conthe Civil War was all about states’ sequences.” Ed Conard. rights. We just sort of slide by, myPortfolio ($27.95). thologizing our own history with 10. “Hostile Takeover.” nary a care in the world. Matt Kibbe. William Morrow “It’s hypocritical, sad and poten($26.99). tially tragic.”

Leonard Pitts Jr. takes a leap of faith and a leap back in time in ‘Freeman’ “

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Multi-talented Victor Wooten keeps busy on and off the stage By Mike Krings

When people throw the word “virtuoso” around, they generally aren’t talking about the guy on bass. That adjective that’s used to describe so many shredding lead guitarists or pianists or classically trained musicians would certainly count in the case of Victor Wooten. A wizard on the fourstring bass, Wooten has been playing professionally since childhood, first with a family band, then with well-known acts such as Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Dave Matthews Band and others. He’s done plenty of work of his own, winning five Grammy Awards for his recordings of bass-driven songs. Music is just one part of his existence, though. For 13 years, he’s offered music and nature camps and recently moved his not-for-profit camps to his farm outside Photo courtesy of Steve Parke Nashville, Tenn. MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST VICTOR WOOTEN’S TALENTS go He’s hit the road with beyond the stage. He’s a published author and runs a camp a new band and will play for aspiring musicians and children who love nature. Saturday at the Granada. He recently spoke with Lawrence.com about send them a copy of the multi-instrumentalists, resong with the melody, and cording solely with female I just liked the songs that vocalists, teaching, how way, with an instrumental. nature informs his music What: Victor Wooten And staying with the traand writing novels. (This When: 8 p.m. Saturday dition of doing things difis an excerpted interview. Where: Granada, 1020 ferent every time I make To read the entire interMass., Lawrence a record, I decided to do view, visit Lawrence.com) Tickets: $20 two records that way. And since I’m putting them out Mike Krings: I undermyself on Vix Records, I stand you’re touring with do that. Or Steve on trom- said, ‘Hey, I can do whata new band. Who’s play- bone or Dave on trumpet. ever I want.’ And that’s ing with you on this trip, We learned our parts, and how the idea came about. and what would you say we’re at the place now MK: Speaking of all the where we can improvise vocalists being women, they bring to the show? Victor Wooten: I have on ‘em a little bit. But the how did that idea come to two drummers that I’ve switches are scripted in be, and with all the great worked with for quite a the show, but a lot of times women singers out there, while: J.D. Blair and De- they’re happening right how did you decide whom rico Watson. Both of these in the middle of a song, to work with? drummers I’ve used quite someone might pick up VW: That was an idea a bit over the last 20 years. another instrument, then I’ve had for many years, But I also have four long- go back to this instrument. doing a record with female time friends that play bass So it’s a lot of fun. We’re vocalists, because I love to guitar and also multiple having a blast. support female vocalists, other instruments. One of MK: You also have a probably more than male them being Steve Bailey. He new record coming out in vocalists. I hate to even say is the new head of the bass September. Are you play- that, but there’s something department at the Berklee ing tracks from that or very sensual and soft about College of Music. Antho- saving that material for female vocalists that you ny Wellington and a guy future shows? have to understand to supnamed Dave Welsch. And a VW: No, we’re actually port them properly with wonderful vocalist named playing it. Most of the mu- your instrument, especially Krystal Peterson. But a cool sic that we’re playing is with the bass. Because it’s thing about this band is ev- from these new records. not something where I’m eryone is playing at least So we’re having fun play- just gonna be slappin’ it all two instruments, and some ing new music. There’s the time with my thumb, of us three. So, even though actually two new CDs or whatever. You have to a lot of us are bass players, coming. One of them is also be able to be gentle. it’s rare that we’re all play- titled “Words and Tones,” So it brings out part of my ing bass at the same time. and that’s a vocal record, playing that I like. So I’ve Somebody’s playing trum- featuring female vocalists. been toying with that idea pet, a trombone, or cello But if you take the letter for many years, and now or guitar or keyboards. So S off the end of “Words was the time. I actually it’s so much fun for us, be- and Tones” and put it on had too many vocalists in cause we found in teach- the front you get “Sword mind. I had more vocalists ing our camps over many and Stone,” and that’s the for the music than I could years that if you want to instrumental record. So, fit on a CD. So some of the make a musician smile, you on a lot of versions of vocalists I had in mind did put them on an instrument the songs, there are both not make it on the CD, so I they’re not that good at. vocal and instrumental have to visit with them in Then it becomes fun again. versions. And so we’re the future. We have big smiles on our playing, mixing versions MK: You’re well-known faces. together on tour. for touring and playing MK: You mentioned MK: I’m glad you with other well-known playing with a group of brought that up because I musicians such as Bela multi-instrumentalists. wanted to ask you about Fleck, Dave Matthews and Could you tell me a bit the two different versions others. How do you comabout the stage show in of the record, with both pare the experience of this dynamic? Is it choreo- the instrumental and vo- working in that dynamic graphed, or more of a free- cal takes. How did you de- versus taking your solo flowing, switch-when-the- cide to take this approach? material on the road? time-feels-right kind of VW: Well, I knew I VW: Well, they both thing? wanted to do a record kind of enhance different VW: Yeah, it’s choreo- featuring female vocal- parts of me, all the differgraphed times when we ists. And a lot of the times ent avenues that I get to switch because these are when I invite a vocalist go down. They all make instruments that we’ve to sing, I allow them to me a broader and more been playing forever. So write some of the lyrics, complete person. In my for me to go back to play- so that they’re lyrics that mind, the most important ing cello like I did in grade they feel good about. So gig that I’m doing is the school, I kind of need to I would record the music one that I’m doing at the know when I’m going to and add a melody to it and moment. So everything

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before, whether it was with the Flecktones or Dave Matthews or Chick Corea, or whoever, I treat those all as warm-ups for tonight’s gig. No matter if I’m playing in a nightclub, a stadium or a secondgrade classroom. That’s the most important gig, right then. So, there are differences, but they’re all just as important as every other one. MK: In addition to recording and touring, you also host camps focusing on music and nature. What is it about teaching that inspired you to take on this endeavor, and how do you balance music and nature in your teaching? VW: Well you have to find time to do it. There’s a lot of time if you just make the most of it. You have to keep on top of a schedule, make sure my kids are taken care of and that I get enough time with them. But I’ve just always loved sharing what I know with people, and learning from other people also. And some of it’s also self-serving because I grow when I share and teach someone what I know. To me, that completes the circle of any knowledge, to teach what you know. You have to understand what you’re doing to teach. There’s a lot of people who can do something, but don’t even understand how to teach it. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But I enjoy knowing what I’m doing and being able to teach it. And when you see the excitement in someone’s eyes when they finally get it, or better yet, when they surprise themselves by doing something by doing something they didn’t know they could do, that’s one of the most exciting things in the world. MK: You’ve been playing music, and playing professionally, practically your entire life. How do you continue to find new ways to enjoy music and avoid falling into routine? VW: You know, learning music is like counting to infinity: no matter how long you count, you never get any closer to the end. So music is always changing and growing because it has a life of its own. So you have to find a way not to get bored, and the way to do it is to not try to keep things like they’ve always been. A lot of people try to keep classical music and jazz the way it used to be. And that’s hard to do because trying to keep anything the same is just like killing it. So for me, I allow myself to grow and I allow music to grow. And then I keep my ears and eyes open, my feelings open, and there’s no way for me to get bored. MK: Getting back to the topic of playing live, what would you say the good people of Lawrence can expect from your upcoming show? VW: Well like I always say, they’re gonna see things and hear things they’ve never heard before. I guarantee people have not seen a show like this one before. Where everyone’s switching instruments, it’s brand new music. So it’s gonna be an inspiring show that people can dance to or sit and listen to; it’s totally up to them.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorcing

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KATIE HOLMES and Tom Cruise arrive at the premiere of “The Kennedys” March 28, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cruise and Holmes are calling it quits after five years of marriage.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It always seemed more than a little weird, didn’t it? The whirlwind romance of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes with its very public, very emphatic proclamations of love. It all occurred too quickly and too loudly to seem real. Now, after nearly six years of marriage, Holmes is divorcing Cruise. She filed the papers on Thursday, said Cruise’s lawyer Bert Fields. The two share

a daughter, 6-year-old Suri, who’s been featured in celebrity media nearly as frequently as her parents. But it’s telling that even in addressing their split in the typically vague fashion of famous people, Cruise still refers to Holmes by the name he called her: Kate, as if to distance her from the adorable Katie audiences came to know and love from the teen soap “Dawson’s Creek.” “Kate has filed for di-

vorce, and Tom is deeply saddened and is concentrating on his three children,” Cruise’s representative, Amanda Lundberg, told The Associated Press. “Please allow them their privacy to work this out.” Cruise has two children with his previous wife, Nicole Kidman. The actor was also previously married to Mimi Rogers. This was Holmes’ first marriage.

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BRIAN L. KRAEMER, OF THE BAND THE ARTIFICIAL RED, front, is pictured with his bandmates Thursday. Kraemer, who is a veteran, was released after being injured while serving overseas between 2003-04. He says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder but feels at home when performing with his bandmates, Brandon Ripley, back left, Thomas Long and Jayme Deever.

Healing up: Injured war veteran, band perform to inspire By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

ARTIFICIAL RED SHOW

You can leave war, but What: T.A.R. featuring it’s not likely it’ll ever Story to Unfold, Mirror leave you. Image and The Artificial You can leave the war Red after you wake up in a When: 9 p.m. Thursday hospital bed in Germany, Where: Granada, 1020 your leg shattered, cripMass., Lawrence pled, disfigured and dysTickets: $10 for ages functional. Eight years ago 18 and over, $7 for ages this week, war destroys 21 and over. your leg and, almost, your life. You won’t talk about it specifically — no details on what exactly happened. all around a stage. Get up. But with your buddies, Heal up. Find the drive. hanging out in your prac!"!"! tice space, your eyes well The drive is critical. up a little bit talking about some of the thoughts that Anybody can get to his or went through your head her dreams, Kraemer says, then: You can leave now, emphasizing that those but then what do you do? dreams can include being If you’re Brian L. Krae- a doctor or being a rock mer, a veteran injured in star. You just have to find Operation Iraqi Freedom and hold on to your drive. in 2004, you get up, grow So Kraemer’s is beyond your hair out, put on a just healing himself. It’s about talkPink Floyd ing to othT-shirt and On stage, I’m at ers, being plan to bean inspiracome the home and I can give tion. most in- something to people. “ O n spirational I person any When something feels stage, of your that good, you’ve got think, ‘Look what I did. f r i e n d s to do more of it.” You can do know. Then something you write amazing, what you’ll — Brian L. Kraemer too,’” he later call says. “On — with the convincing confidence of stage, I’m at home and a self-made man — one I can give something to of the best albums you’ve people. When something feels that good, you’ve got ever heard. If you’re Brian L. Krae- to do more of it.” The Artificial Red hopes mer, aspiring Topekabased hard-rock frontman, to do more. They’re in talks you laboriously go from to do a base tour, playkidney failure and very ing for active duty troops near death to booking gigs across the country. They and donating your time to want to do V.F.W. halls too, give a bit of entertainment but that’s a little harder. — a short, loud, grungy dis- Many don’t accept Iraq and traction of relief — to the Afghanistan veterans. But other veterans who have that tide is slowly changing, left war but know its scars and Artificial Red is growing an audience playing won’t leave them. gigs in Topeka and LawIn short, you heal up. Those are his words, rence, especially veterans’ and he repeats them often. benefits when they can. “We’re building,” DeevThese are the phrases he uses to describe the last er says. “We’re building eight years of his life: Get from the ground up.” They’ve just recorded up. Heal up. Find the drive. When you’ve gone from an album and beam with paralysis to playing punk, pride about it. It’s in the your conversations are mixing stage and will be about movement, prog- out in September. ress and becoming an in!"!"! spiration for others. Kraemer wants The ArEight years ago this week, war destroys your tificial Red to be the best leg and, almost, your life. band ever, up with his heIf you’re Kraemer, though, roes. The Artificial Red you don’t let it destroy you. gets knocked down from time to time, like any as!"!"! piring band. They don’t Kraemer’s band, The make the cut on a battle Artificial Red, includes his of the bands. They get a friend of 15 years, Jayme bad review. They struggle Deever. They met in with PTSD. school and started hangBut they continue. “We’re having life’s ading out because of a shared interest in music. Deever venture,” says bandmate played guitar. Kraemer Thomas Long, clearly the stayed in the background, jokester in the group, lightplaying drums. Kraemer’s ening the mood. “We denow the frontman. Deever serve it, to have some fun.” helped carry Kraemer up Long and the fourth stairs after he came back member, Brandon Ripley, from several German have been in the band just hospitals weighing 120 a few months. But they all pounds, physically a shell work hard together, pracof his former self. There’s ticing five times a week, a lot about Artificial Red each taking a hand in their that exemplifies history growth and promotion. They’re working to be and pain. But don’t think of that, Kraemer says. It’s an inspiration, after all. Get up. Heal up. Find always about progress. Go from shy kid to lead- the drive. ing man. Go from using — Reporter Alex Garrison can be a wheelchair to using a reached at 832-7261. Follow her walker to using a cane to at Twitter.com/alex_garrison. walking to jumping up and


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Is it OK to skip church while away from home on summer vacation? Vacations provide chance to see other styles of worship

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JASON HWANG, BETTER KNOWN AS “COUGAR,” LEADS THE CROWD in a rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh-inning stretch of the Kaw Valley Kickball League game of the week June 17 at Hobbs Park.

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spots a few Wildman Attack Force teammates, takes a seat, opens his cooler and cracks a PBR. Earlier that day, Wildman celebrated a landslide victory against a team called Space — well, Space something-thatcan’t-be-printed-in-a-family-newspaper. The loss was ugly (283), but Wildman’s pregame olive branch — a suggestion to split a pony keg of Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy — made the victors hard to hate. “That’ll go a long way toward making some friends,” Chiles says. Beer is part of what makes the kickball world go round. “We sit out here, we drink beer and we play a child’s game,” says Wildman player C.J. Kie. “It’s fun.” The kickball landscape also is dotted with headbands, tutus, silly socks, adult-themed T-shirts and short shorts — on dudes. Curtis McCoy, a player for the Mario Chalmersiz and one of the league’s resident fashionistas, takes credit for pioneering that last look. A recent Sunday found him in turquoise cheerleader shorts with a Mexican poncho to watch the game of the week at Hobbs Park. The following week, he’d be pitching for the Chalmersiz in red mini-shorts, a retro, midriff-baring Puma T-shirt and suspenders. McCoy also has been known to referee games in a Winnie the Pooh suit. “It’s all about making people laugh,” he says.

Couples that kick together stick together For the past six years, summertime Sunday nights have found Mick and Robyn Cottin at Hobbs Park. On one of those Sundays last summer, their team was seven innings into the game of the week when Mick, the Liberty Hall Late Fees team manager, ordered Robyn — who normally plays shortstop — to the catcher’s position instead. There was questioning and cursing, he recalls. “She was really pissed.” But Mick, his parents, Robyn’s parents and the catcher she replaced knew something Robyn didn’t: Mick was about to call a time out, jog to home plate, get down on one knee and propose to her. She said yes. They kissed, hugged and ran the bases hand in hand. The crowd went wild. Two innings later, in the bottom of the ninth, the game was tied. Mick was up to bat, Robyn was on third, and he kicked her in for the winning run — no joke. “There’s witnesses,” Mick says. In June, the couple tied the knot on the same spot they got engaged, with their wedding party — half of whom they met

The Rev. Tom Brady, senior pastor, First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.: Sure. I don’t believe that God keeps a scorecard on each one of us. So we don’t get extra “points” for attending church while on vacation, and we don’t lose points for not attending. God wants us to enjoy life and to experience the rest, leisure activities and recreation that vacations offer. What matters most is not whether we attend worship while on vacation, but whether or not we acknowledge God. A change of scenery and time with friends and family are great opportunities to acknowledge God’s goodness. There are many ways to worship and appreciate God besides attending church. If you are at the beach or in the mountains, take time to appreciate the beauty and give God thanks. If you are sitting down for a wonderful meal with the people you love, take time to express your gratitude to God. On the other hand, if attending worship is part of your Sunday morning schedule, there can be great rewards in worship-

ping while on vacation. It’s an opportunity to experience different worship styles, to get new Brady ideas, and to connect with another church family. For parents, it’s an opportunity to teach your children that worship is an important way to begin each week — even while on a vacation. However, I would offer one word of warning to parents: Don’t make your children go to Sunday School while on vacation. My parents did that to me and I still haven’t forgiven them. All joking aside, there’s one other point I’d like to make about skipping church while on vacation: While we might take a vacation from church and worship, God doesn’t ever take a vacation from us. God is faithful. Nothing can separate us from the love of God. Wherever we are, and whatever we are doing, God is with us. — Send email to Tom Brady at tom@fumclawrence.org.

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through kickball — fanned out along the baselines. For Robert and Corinna Wood, Sunday is date night — at least in the summertime. With baby sitter secured, the Lawrence couple head for the kickball fields to represent the Free State Growlers. As he stretched to prepare for a recent game, Robert pulled on a cigarette and sipped Coors from a can in a green Kaw Valley Kickball League koozie. He’s been playing since the league got under way, back when it was “a bunch of out-of-shape alcoholics” looking for something to do on Sundays. About seven years ago, Corinna agreed to sub for her husband when he had to work. She’s been playing since. “I got married into this league,” she says. Robert says he’s seen the league burgeon in size, expand beyond just bars and restaurants and get more competitive. “We’re just here to have fun,” Robert says, then pauses. “But we don’t come out here to lose.”

the crowd derided them throughout the game. Love Garden was the fan favorite — but the decided underdogs. “For Love Garden to win was kind of a good thing,” Corcoran says. In the present era of Kaw Valley Kickball, Pita Pit has joined the league’s most dominant teams. They don’t really wear weird outfits or carry zany signs. Pita Pit has a strategy, applies athletic prowess and — so far this season — wins every time. Player Jon Peach, who owns the Pita Pit restaurant at 1011 Mass., played baseball and football for William Jewell College. He’s not the team’s only collegiate or high school athlete. “It’s really a mental game,” Peach says, likening their strategies to those applied in baseball. “Our philosophy is ‘play smart.’” Peach says he’s aware other teams look at Pita Pit as “the jock team.” But kickball is social for them, too. Pita Pit player Andy Dalton, of Leawood, says most team members are friends from college and Cinderella stories drive from homes in the and super-athletes Kansas City area to meet When asked to recall in Lawrence each Sunday. his favorite kickball mo“It’s a reason to hang ment, former league com- out,” Dalton says. missioner Kelly Corcoran doesn’t have to think A numbers game On the kickball field, about it long. “sports “The ’04 championship self-proclaimed game was pretty remark- dork” Jason Hwang is known as Cougar. able,” he says. He’s also known for baseThe South Park matchup between Corcoran’s coaching, reffing and leadLove Garden Squids and ing the crowd in “Take Me Papa Keno’s was probably Out to the Ball Game” durthe first Kaw Valley Kick- ing the game of the week’s ball League case with a seventh-inning stretch. Hwang, of Overland “decided villain and hero,” says Corcoran, who owns Park, is in his second seaLove Garden, 822 Mass. son with the Channel 6 He no longer plays but Toe Pokes; in nine seasons, he’s played for seven still runs the team. Papa Keno’s was the teams, none of them dom“bad guys,” he says, and inant. He hasn’t exactly

ABOVE: KAW VALLEY faith and spiritual issues KICKBALL LEAGUE PLAYERS Mick and Robyn Cottin, of for our religion columnists Lawrence, got engaged on to religion@ljworld.com. the kickball field at Hobbs Park and, in June, got married in the same place. They play for the Liberty Hall Late Fees. AT LEFT, TEAM CAPTAIN MICK Relationship with God not defined COTTIN, center, celebrates with his team following the by performing duties Liberty Hall Late Fees’ game against Los Matadores June The Rev. Pam Morrithrough my 17 at Hobbs Park in east son, addiction recovery courts?” Lawrence. Liberty Hall Late minister, The Healing (Isaiah 1:12) Fees won the game 14-9. In the New House, Kansas City: Testament, The quick answer to been traded, Hwang says. Jesus spoke this question is yes. Why? He’s “more like a lost pupof people It’s because our relationpy looking for a home.” praising ship with God is not made Hwang’s kickball analGod with right by our performing ysis game, however, is their lips duties, worship being one Morrison more consistent. while havof them. On Tuesday nights, The world won’t come ing hearts far from him. you’ll find him particiSo, God desires us to to an end if you stay pating in the Kaw Valley away from a worship worship in a particular Kickball League podcast service for a weekend or way — as people really at Harbour Lights, 1031 two. But let’s think about seeking to be in his presMass., where talk involves what does make our rela- ence, really seeking to reviewing the weekend’s tionship right with God be loved and changed games and scores, discussand why with the proper by him, really seeking to ing discrepancies in rulunderstanding of wor- honor and love him in reings and previewing next ship, you might say, “I turn. week’s games. Every time we’re in wouldn’t miss it for the A couple of times per worship we have the opworld!” season, he goes full-on What makes our re- portunity to have a genustat geek, compiling team lationship “right” with ine encounter with the RPI (that would be RatGod is not what we per- real and living God. When ings Percentage Index, form for him. He doesn’t one goes into worship which is used in NCAA NEED our worship or with that mind-set, “Oh basketball) standings for our offerings. God, in my gosh, I might really exthe league’s website. fact, comments on those perience God’s presence,” “I’m pretty much a things in several places then going to worship bestraight-edged stats guy,” through several prophets comes a delight you would Hwang says. and psalmists — and his not want to miss. In worship, God can words aren’t particularly Cameras rolling change, instruct, build up, flattering! Costello, who produces When speaking of our convict, bless, strengthen, “The Turnpike” show for offerings, God says he encourage us in ways we Channel 6 and also andoes not need them: “The don’t necessarily experiswers to “Styles,” expects cattle on a thousand hills ence anywhere else. And, to be going through a lot by being there, we encourare mine!” (Psalm 50:10). of kickball footage at the When speaking of the age others. end of this season. ceremonies we offer up as In the meantime, he — Send email to Pam Morrison worship, God says, “Who says, he’ll continue tryat revpmorrison@aol.com. asked you to trample ing to settle on a storyline, one that will probably highlight a few teams and people that represent different archetypes of “hard-core” kickballers. There’s no set release date for the project, and if it doesn’t crystallize this year, Costello says, they can always shoot more next year. “What is it that draws people to play this kids game as an adult and take it so seriously week in and week out?” Costello says. “What would really make this documentary a success is that it needs to be about people.” — Features reporter Sara Shepherd can be reached at 832-7187. Follow her at Twitter.com/KCSSara.


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BLOSSOM END ROT, SEEN HERE, MIGHT BE ONE OF THE MOST CONFUSING AND COMMON PROBLEMS gardeners see on tomatoes and squash.

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lossom end rot might be one of the most confusing and common problems gardeners see on tomatoes and squash. It also occurs occasionally on peppers, eggplant and watermelon. I say it is confusing because the black and brown “rot” is actually a calcium deficiency, but adding calcium is unlikely to solve the problem. Weather is the actual usual culprit in blossom end rot development. A shift to higher temperatures, soil moisture fluctuations and drought stress are the most common factors affecting calcium uptake that causes blossom end rot. Root damage from deep hoeing or tillage, waterlogged soils, and excessive nitrogen availability also sometimes affect calcium uptake. Actual calcium deficiencies are rare in Kansas soils but can be confirmed with soil testing. Blossom end rot is recognizable from other plant problems because it only occurs on the blossom end of a developing fruit and only on the fruit mentioned above. Nutrients enter the fruit through the stem. When cal-

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cium runs low, the plant tissues farthest away from the stem do not get enough of the nutrient to fully develop. Plant tissues in the deficient region turn black or brown and leathery. Sometimes mold grows on the surface. The good news is that blossom end rot usually goes away a week or so after it appears, and it is not contagious. You can pick off the affected fruit and compost it. If you continue to see blossom end rot, however, you may need to go to more extreme measures: !" Have the soil tested to determine pH and calcium levels. Soil samples can be submitted for testing through

K-State Research and Extension-Douglas County, 2110 Harper St., Lawrence, for a small fee. Maintain the pH around 6.5 as calcium is more available to the plant at this acidity level. !" If using nitrogen fertilizer, use a nitrate type rather than an ammonium type. Avoid excess nitrogen applications. !" Use mulch. Straw, prairie hay and other materials that break down rapidly work best. Mulch reduces soil moisture and temperature fluctuations. !" Water over extended dry periods, and apply water deeply and infrequently to encourage good root growth. An inch to an inch and a half of water per week is adequate for most plants. !"Do not till or hoe in close proximity to plant roots. !" If plants are in an area that remains wet for long periods of time, rotate them to another area of the garden or add compost this winter to improve drainage. In a fact sheet on blossom end rot, The Ohio State University also notes: “Foliar applications of calcium, which are often advocated, are of

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING CLASS Spaces are still available in the Fall 2012 Master Gardener training class, which runs Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 21 to Nov. 13. little value because of poor absorption and movement to fruit where it is needed.” Speaking of fertilizing, Kansas State University recommends mixing fertilizer into garden soil before planting rather than during the season. A soil test can determine what your soil needs, but typically in northeast Kansas, fertilizer containing only nitrogen is adequate. Nitrogen is the first number in the threenumber ratio listed on all fertilizers sold in Kansas. For maximum production, plants can be sidedressed as follows: !" Tomatoes: one to two weeks before the first tomato ripens, two weeks after picking the first ripe tomato, and one month later. !" Peppers and eggplant: after first fruit sets !" Squash and watermelon

Contact us at 843-7058 for more information or check out our website at douglascounty mastergardeners.org. should not be sidedressed as excess nitrogen can reduce yield and/or lower fruit quality. The Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens with raised vegetable garden beds have tomatoes, peppers, squash, and eggplant that are NOT affected by blossom end rot but offer an opportunity to see good mulching practices and drip irrigation that is being used to water the plants deeply and infrequently. The Gardens are located at 2110 Harper St. in Lawrence and are free and open to the public. — 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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‘Dummy boards’ a rare find today By Terry Kovel

A “dummy board” is a decoration first used in the 16th century, probably in Holland, then England. It is a figure made from a flat piece of wood carved to make a tall flat “person” to stand in a corner of an empty room. The edges of the board were beveled so they would not be seen from the front. There are boards attached to the back to make an easel that propped the figure up a short distance from a wall or chair. The figure was painted with oil paint and covered with varnish so cleverly it looked like a live person or animal. The figure was put in a dark area at the top of a stair, the end of a hall or a corner near a door.

Some were made to look like household help, a sweeping maid, a seated girl peeling apples, a maid carrying a tray with food. Some were soldiers. Many were men, women, boys or girls dressed in the expensive clothes of the day. Each held a sword, book, bird, flowers or other appropriate object. A few looked like poor peasants. Dogs and cats also were made as dummy boards and placed near a fireplace or chair. There were even some figures that looked like real gardeners that were put outside. These are rare today because the weather damaged them. The dummy boards are hard to find today, but an antique pair sold recently for $6,000, and a single one for $950.

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I have an old drum with “Union Drum Manufacturing Co. No 98 West Baltimore St., Baltimore Md.” printed inside. The drum has the usual 13 stars but no other markings. Any history or price information will be appreciated. Union Drum Manufacturing Co. made drums for the Union Army during the Civil War. Drums were an important part of a martial band. The music served to motivate soldiers before and after fighting on the battlefield. Boys under the age of 16 enlisted in the Army as field drummers. Condition and verified history determine the price. A Union Drum Manufacturing Co. drum in fair condition with the name of the original drummer could sell for $2,000$3,000. With no name it could sell for $300-$500.

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We are closed on the 4th of July. THIS DUMMY BOARD is a little girl holding a bird in her hand. She is dressed in 17thcentury style. A hinged board that is nailed to the back helps her stand up. She was bought at an auction in New York in the 1960s for $100 and has been in a hall corner ever since.

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FOOD SERVICE (Opening 7-1-12) • Cooks(3) Sun. - Wed. (2) Wed. - Sat. (1) 10 AM - 8:30 PM $9.51 - $10.65/hr. • Senior Cook Wed. - Sat. 10 AM - 8:30 PM $9.86 - $11.03/hr.

Ekdahl Dining

Make-Ready Specialist Campus Court at Naismith is looking for temporary maintenance help for our busy student turnover season during late July & early August. Apply online at: www.greystar.com by clicking Join our Team, Kansas, then choosing Campus Court at Naismith & Make-Ready Specialist

• Supervisor I Mon. - Fri. 5:30 AM - 2 PM $10.95 - $12.28/hr. • Pizza Cook Wed. - Sat. 10:30 AM - 9 PM $9.51 - $10.65/hr. • Chill Foods Cook Sun. - Wed. 9:30 AM - 8 PM $9.51 - $10.65/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

NOW HIRING

Healthcare

HEALTHCARE OPPORTUNITIES Correct Care Solutions (CCS) invites you to be-

come a member of the best health care team in town! CCS currently has the following career opportunities at: Lansing Correctional Facility: LPN

Full time - Days

Mental Health Professionsals Full time - Days

We offer generous compensation, great benefits and flexible hours! Candidates may apply via: KansasJobs@ correctcaresolutions.com

EEOE

McLouth USD 342 is seeking a School Nurse-RN. Application can be made kansasteachingjobs.com or by requesting an application. Apply to Superintendent, USD 342, 217 Summit, McLouth, KS 66054, phone 913-796-2201, M-Th between the hours of 7:00 and 4:00.

MEDICALODGES OF EUDORA Fulltime LPN or RN

6p-6a email resumes to gfdavis@medicalodges.com & dkfox@medicalodges.com May apply in person at 1415 Maple, Eudora, KS Come work in a friendly, resident centered, family oriented home 785-542-2176

Sales-Marketing Full-service travel agency has immediate full-time opening for an enthusiastic, sales-orientated individual who demonstrates attention to detail, excellent writing and oral communication skills, and is focused and goal-oriented. Prior travel industry and international travel experience preferred, but will train the right person. Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements to:

Chris W. Armstrong Travel Leaders 4104 W. 6th St., Suite A Lawrence, KS 66049

Schools-Instruction

Summit Machine Products

Thurs. July 12, 10AM 7101 East 13th Street Kansas City, MO Screw machines, turret lathes, automatic bandsaw, Bridgeport Mills, Hitachi-Fadal-Daewoo & Mori Seiki CNC machines, lots of support, many fine small tools. Inventory & photos on the web

COIN AUCTION

Sat., July 7, 2012, 10am **American Legion Post 14**

3408 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049

American Legion is located 1/2 Block East of 6th and Kasold - behind Spangles

NOTE LOCATION Private Collection - 500+ Lots - Final auction of coins out of the vault for the first time since 1964. Don’t miss this one, you will not see coins like this again for some time!! See Complete List at www.dandlauctions.com 1908 St. Gaudens $20 Gold Pieces (BU), 1894 $10 Liberty Head Gold Piece (BU), 1897 $5 Liberty Head Gold Piece, 1873 $2 ½ Gold Piece (BU); 400+ Morgan & Peace Dollars, Many BU out of Partial Rolls, Key Dates and BU CC’s; 1827 Capped Bust Half Dollar; 1938-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar; 500+ Silver Walking Liberty and Franklin Half Dollars; 1932D Washington Quarter; 1921 Mercury Dimes; Rolls of Silver Quarters & Dimes; 80+ Rolls of Lincoln Wheatback Cents, Most UNC; Two and Three-Cent Pieces; Early Proof Sets; Foreign Coins and More.

D & L Auctions

Lawrence, KS 785-749-1513, 785-766-5630

Auctioneers:

Educational Interpreter Shawnee Heights School District is accepting applications for an Educational Interpreter for the High School. 7 hours per day (days school is in session), salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Physical and drug screening required. Duties include: facilitate communication between deaf and hard of hearing students and their hearing peers, teachers, & others through interpreting and transliterating - expressive and sign to voice. Minimum requirements: Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language. EIPA, KQAS or RID certification. Preference will be given to the Level 4 or 5. Familiarity with deaf culture. Knowledge of English grammar and spelling. Good verbal and written communication skills. Applications available at: Shawnee Heights Central Office 4401 SE Shawnee Heights Rd., Tecumseh, KS 66542 785-379-5800 or on web site: www.usd450.net Download the “classified” application EOE & mail or fax.

PUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT AD IN TODAY!!

Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000.

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

UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! All packages include AT LEAST 7 days online, 2 photos online, 4000 chracters online, and one week in top ads. Days in print vary with package chosen.

Doug Riat & Chris Paxton

ESTATE AUCTION Sun., July 8, 11am 119 E. 8th Street

Tonganoxie, KS 66086 Located 1 block E. of 24 Hwy on 8th St. Watch for signs.

Dorothy Hunter Living Estate

Nice estate auction, clean quality furniture, old toys, collectibles, tools, & other items. Plan to Attend!! Leather Love Seat; Leather Recliner; Sofa & Matching Love Seat; Lazy Boy Recliner; Coffee and End Tables; 2 Curio Cabinets; Nice Oak Entertainment Center; Bombay Chest; Seth Thomas Grandfather Clock; 8’ Golden West Pool Table; Full Bed & Dresser; Dining Table w/ 6 Chairs; 2 Antique Smoke Stands; Old Tobacco Cutter; Clarks Spool Display; Metal Signs; Griswold Mailbox; Oil Lamp; Cranberry and Other Lamps; Pictures; Glassware; Hull & McCoy Pottery; Precious Moments & Other Figurines; Kitchen Items; Maytag Washer & Dryer; Craftsmans 5Hp Snowblower; Craftsman 20 Gal. Air Compressor; Hand Tools; Tool Chest; Hunter Lumber Hardware Cabinet; Old Oil Bottles & Rack; Wrought Iron Patio Chairs; Patio Glider; Bicycles; Jewelry; Rare D.C. Jaccard 18K Gold KW Pocket Watch; 14K Elgin 17 Jewel, Illinois and Other Pocket Watches; Mesh Purses; Old Toys includes: 34” Structo Ladder Truck, Hubley Airplanes, Wyandotte Dump Truck, Battery Operated Police Car, Cast Iron Dray Wagon, 20” Hubley Horse-Drawn “Patrol” Wagon, Marx 16” Windup “Speed King” Racer, Marx Windup Balky Mule, Wolverine Bus, Cast Iron Train Engine, Gibbs Teeter Totter; Dolls; Fishing Pole and Old Lures, Holiday Decorations; and Much More.

Concessions Available

D & L Auctions

MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES We are looking for Managers who are committed to customer satisfaction and operational excellence. We offer • Competitive salaries with bonuses • BC/BS of Kansas Medical and Dental • Paid vacations, life insurance & retirement plan • Relocation assistance Email resumes to: llgroberts@yahoo.com or Fax to (620) 663-6586 ATTN: Daniel Roberts Equal Opportunity Employer

Lost Item

Office-Clerical

KU BOOKSTORE

PART TIME CLERKS Jayhawk Ink

Various Hours Mon. - Sun. 8 AM - 8 PM $7.65 - $8.86 per hour Job Description & Application available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE

Management Coordinator needed for busy property management company. Must be proficient in excel and Microsoft word. Works independently with interruptions, can multitask, and meet deadlines. Full time hourly position with benefits including 401K, dental, health, and vision.

Email resumes to :

jobs@firstmanagementinc.com

Lawrence, KS 785-766-5630 Auctioneers: Doug Riat & Chris Paxton www.dandlauctions.com

LOST Prescription eyeglasses lost downtown Lawrence, Friday 22 June. Woman’s, light weight frame, may be in gray case. Reward $25. Call 785-979-6749

Lost Pet/Animal LOST Dog, Saturday, June 23rd, Farmers Market, Rosie, last seen at 8th & Vermont, 11 am. Sat. 6/23. 8.6 lb Chihuahua, black head & white body with patches. contact Deena if seen, at rocketmom67@yahoo.com

REAL ESTATE & PERSONAL PROPERTY 2 DAY AUCTION Sat., June 30 - 9:30 AM Sun., July 1 - 10AM 109 Megan Ln, Ottawa, KS DON & NANCY LEADBETTER GRIFFIN AUCTIONS Ottawa, KS 785-242-7891 www.kansasauctions.net/griffin ESTATES AUCTION Mon., July 2, 2012 - 6PM 801 N. Center Gardner, KS DOLL MOLL & BOB ELLIS Strickers Auction 913-856-7074 www.strickersauction.com COIN AUCTION Sat., July 7, 10 am American Legion Post 14 3408 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 D & L Auctions 785-766-5630 www.dandlauctions.com PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., July 7, 2012 - 10AM I-35 & K-68 exit, E. 1/4 mi. on N. side, OTTAWA, KS DALE WEIEN - owner EDGECOMB AUCTIONS 785-594-3507 www.kansasauctions.net/ edgecomb COIN AUCTION Sun., July 8, 11 am 119 E. 8th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 D & L Auctions 785-766-5630 www.dandlauctions.com LIQUIDATION AUCTION Thurs. July 12, 10AM 7101 East 13th Street Kansas City, MO Summit Machine Products Bill Fair and Co. 785-887-6900 www.billfair.com

Lawrence Metaphysical Fair SAT., July 7th 10-6; SUN. July 8th 11-5 Douglas Co.Fairgrounds 2120 Harper St. 40+vendors/artist/healer/ readers $5 Single Admissio PRESENTATIONS & DOOR PRIZES

Business Opportunity BE YOUR OWN BOSS! The NEW TOPEKA

Has a great opportunity for an individual wanting to start their own delivery business by becoming an owner/operator of a DELIVERY TRUCK! This GREAT opportunity comes with SUPER SECURITY and UNLIMITED Earning Potential. This is YOUR opportunity to work with the #1 Home Improvement Center!! Call: 715-876-4000

SECURE YOUR FUTURE

Join our team.We support your success! Learn More. Reece & Nichols ACRES Realty 785-842-2772

Apartments Furnished

Loving Caregiver Are you in need of a caregiver to maintain your quality of life? 20yrs. exp. Prof. refs. Call Yvonne 785-393-3066

1BR — 740 Massachusetts, above Wa Restaurant, big windows, 1 bath, CA. $700/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 1BR, efficiency duplex. Nice, cozy, away-from-it-all place of your very own! $440/mo. Call 785-841-4201

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

Apartments Unfurnished

WEST HILLS APTS

Under NEW Management Come Meet the New Staff and Check Out Our New Low Prices. Affordable & Spacious 1 & 2BR apts right by campus or call 785-841-3800 2BR — 1030 Ohio, for fall, CA, DW. $650/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Never Be Late To Class ! Louisiana Place Apts. 1136 Louisiana

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

2 Bedrooms $620/mo., $300 deposit 785-841-1155

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

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

785.856.7788

Available Spring 2012

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1 - 5 BRs

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center • Ironwood Court Apts. • Park West Gardens Apts • Park West Town Homes • Homes at Monterey Bluffs and Green Tree Call for more details 785.840.9467

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

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

Crossgate Casita’s 2451 Crossgate Drive

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

Open House: Mon. - Sat. - Noon - 4pm 785-760-7899 Red Oak Apts. 2408 Alabama

1 Bedrooms, on bus route. $465/mo., $300 deposit, water & trash paid.

785-841-1155

Cedarwood Apts 2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

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 in 4-plex, excellent Location at 1104 Tennessee. Near downtown & KU. CA, no pets, $490. 785-842-4242

*Sign lease by June 30, 2012 AND College Students

2BRs - 826 Kentucky, for fall, 2 full bath, 2 story, CA, DW. No pets. $570 or $595 with W/D hookup. 785-841-5797

GET 10% DISCOUNT

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785.843.4040 www.thefoxrun.com

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

19th & Iowa Location, Location, Location! 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bath

1/2 off Aug. Rent Applecroft Apts.

1 & 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid

Call for Specials!

2BRs - 1244 Ohio, for fall, 1st floor, AC, laundry. No pets. $450/month. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

2BRs near hospital. Large, have CA, off-st. parking, on bus route, $550/mo. Avail. August 1st . 785-550-7325

RENT SPECIAL!

2BR starting at $580 W/D included. Pool

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

785-842-4200

3BR — 2327 Yale, 2 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. $825/mo. Call 785-841-5797

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

Call for SPECIALS

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339 2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near www.tuckawaymgmt.com KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 block to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ Village Square WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com Stonecrest • Hanover 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly

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

and Lease Special $200 OFF August Rent

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

Now Accepting

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

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Apartments & Townhomes $200 - $400 OFF 1st month On KU Bus Route 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.

Duplexes $300 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

1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 2BR w/garage, W/D hookup Lease & deposit. No pets. Available now. Rent $450/ mo. Call (785) 766-4663 2BR, 1 Bath Duplex in quiet neighborhood. Has hardwood floors, CA, stove, refrig, DW, separate laundry room with W/D hookups, 1 car garage. Green space, on bus route. No pets. Available Aug. 1, $700/mo. Call 785-766-4055 2BR, feels like a split-level home, central location. Sm. pet ok. W/D hookup, storage, $575/mo. 785-841-4201 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carpet, vinyl, cabinets, countertop. W/D is included. $575/mo. 785-865-2505

Call 785-841-8400 www.sunriseapartments.com

CAMPUS LOCATIONS! 1, 2, 3 BRs

Arkansas Villas, Briarstone Coldwater Flats

1008 Emery * 785-749-7744 One Month FREE 3BR - 951 Arkansas, 2 full bath, 2 story, CA, DW, laundry, microwave, $750/mo. Or with W/D - $775/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

HALF MONTH FREE 2BR, 1 bath, W/D hookup, DW. 2832 Iowa. No pets. $525/mo. for August. Call 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874

Townhomes

Save up to $2400.

Great 3 and 4 BR’s left! 1712 Ohio

3BR was $900, now $750 4BR was $1,080, now $900

1125 Tennessee

3BR was $1,050, now $850 4BR was $1,250, now $1,050

MPM 785-841-4935

NEWER - LUXURIOUS

VILLAS & TOWNHOMES * 1 BR, 870 sq. ft. Covered Parking * 2 BR, 1,300 sq. ft. * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. 2-Car Garage * Small Pets Accepted Showings By Appointment

Country Club Apts.

BRAND NEW One Month FREE

Luxury 2 BR 2 baths Fully Equipped with W/D

Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence

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

Call 785-842-1524

Call Today to ask about our: Look & Lease Special Giftcard Giveaway & FREE RENT drawing Great 2 BR Apartments at a great rate! Eddingham Apartments 785-841-5444 Great Central Location (785) 841-4935

Greens at Alvamar

785-841-1155

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

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

chasecourt@sunflower.com

1 & 2 BR Apts.

Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

Bob Billings & Crestline Call or see website for current availability. $200 per person deposit No App Fee!

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

Parkway Terrace Apts. 2340 Murphy Drive 2 Bedrooms

785-843-8220

firstmanagementinc.com

3BR just remodeled. 1518 W. 26th, dead end st. On bus 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st route. CA, garage, DW, W/D 2BR - 741 Mchigan, for fall, floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No hookup, $645. 816-721-5183 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 W/D hookup, full unfin. 3BR, 2.5 bath, SW area, avail. www.rentinlawrence.com bsmt. 1 pet ok. $730/mo. Aug. 1. 2 living areas, FP, all Call 785-841-5797 3BR, 2 bath Condo near KU appls.- includes W/D, 2 car. Campus. $800/mo. + elec2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, tric. W/D included. Avail. $1,000/mo. 785-550-4544 1st floor, DW. $490/month. August 1st. 785-550-4544 No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Apartments, Houses & www.rentinlawrence.com Duplexes. 785-842-7644 ASHBURY TOWNHOMES www.GageMgmt.com Near K-10, W/D hookups 2BR — 946 Indiana, for fall, & fenced courtyard. in 6-plex, CA, laundry, off 3BR Units, No dogs street parking. $440/mo. Call NOW 785-842-1322 No pets. Call 785-841-5797

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

EACH MONTH’S RENT

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

2BR, in 4-plex, 858 Highland. $485/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 1 block east of 9th & Iowa. 785-813-1344

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2BR — 2406 Alabama, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, 1BR - 951 Arkansas, CA, DW, DW, W/D hookup. $570/mo. laundry, $470, w/W/D $495, No pets. Call 785-841-5797 no pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 2412 Alabama, in www.rentinlawrence.com 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, DW, washer/dryer. No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797

Apartments Unfurnished Canyon Court Apts Sizzling Specials

MPM 785-841-4935

Rooms (newly remodeled) Rent by week or by month. With cable & internet. Call 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for Virginia Inn 785-856-7536 fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. No pets. $460/mo. Apartments Call 785-841-5797

Chase Court Apts.

Adult Care Provided

Apartments Unfurnished

PARKWAY COMMONS

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

For the weekly community newspapers or to get the full Wednesday- Saturday run included in your package place your ad by 3:00PM on Monday

Auction Calendar

Events/Entertainment

VILLA 26 APARTMENTS

Garage Sale Deadline

PROPERTY MANAGER FMI is seeking an enthusiastic & experienced Property Manager to run a large apt. community in Lawrence, KS. Candidate must be upbeat, able to multitask, & computer savvy. Marketing experience is a plus and attention to detail a must. Submit Resume to: PO Box 1797, Lawrence, KS 66044 or email to : jobs@firstmanagementinc.com

LPN or RN Part time LPN or RN needed for busy Medical Office. Approximately 16 20 hrs per week. Send reply to: Box #1029, c/o Lawrence Journal-World, PO Box 888 Lawrence, KS 66044

The Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation seeks a versatile, experienced person to fill a 75% time office manager position. Duties include: record- & basic book-keeping, handling electronic and paper communications, purchasing, facility management, and general secretarial support. Requirements include at least 3 years experience, proficiency with office computer systems and MS Office, both organizational and people skills, honesty, reliability, and the ability to work independently. Complete position listing, including detailed requirements, background information, and application instructions, may be downloaded from: www.lawrencejcc.org Contact: 785-841-7636 or ljcc@sunflower.com The LJCC is an EEO employer

Full time employees also receive 1 FREE Meal ($7.50) per day

Management

If you have waited tables, telemarketed, done CRS work or are just a people person, we want you for our appt. setting Dept. Pay $400 to $600 plus per wk. FT flexible days, weekly pay. No layoffs, Fun work environment Must be 18 or older and able to start immediately for Interview Call 785-783-3021

Office Manager

North College Café

• Culinary Asst. Mgr. Mon. - Fri. 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM $34,320 - $40,846

LOOKING FOR WEEKEND WORKERS 3rd shift Friday -Saturday 11:00PM-7:15AM 1st shift Saturday-Sunday 7:00AM-3:15PM, 2nd shift, Saturday-Sunday 3:15PM-11:15PM $14.00 HR/ NO BENEFITS WEEKEND CDL DRIVER 6 AM - 6 PM. Saturday-Sunday $15.00 HR/ NO BENEFITS ONLY LOOKING FOR PART-TIME WEEKEND K NEED TO WORK APPLY…ONLINE AT: WWW.BERRYPLASTICS.COM (CLICK ON) CORPORATE CLICK DROP DOWN LINK TO EMPLOYMENT EOE

AUCTION

Travel Agent

Cleaning Technician

2-3 hrs. per night. $8/hr.

Auctions Complete Liquidation!

Hotel-Restaurant

Sun.-Fri. - 10pm, Sun., Tues., & Thurs 7pm

Office-Clerical

$500/mo., $300 deposit CA, DW, Wood floors

Need an apartment? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

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

Reserve YOURS for Summer/Fall

Call Today 785-856-8900

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Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. $685/mo. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com


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Carpets & Rugs

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Child Care Provided

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

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

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Janitorial Services Business-Commercial-Industrial Housecleaning Carpet Cleaning Tile & Grout Cleaning The “Greener Cleaner” Locallly Owned Since 1983 Free Estimates

785-842-6264

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Linda’s Cleaning Done Right 30 yrs. exp.Ex. refs. Only $15 per hour ONE time or Regularly 785-393-2599

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

Computer/Internet

Steam Carpet Cleaning $30 /rm. Upholstry & spot removal Residential, Apts, Hotel,Etc. 785-817-3558, 785-766-2821 info@cmcarpetcleaning.com www.carpetcleaning.com

Computer Running Slow? Viruses/Malware? Troubleshooting? Lessons? Computer Questions, Advise? We Can Help — 785-979-0838

Home Improvements

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 lawrencemarketplace.com/ jtconstruction

Golden Rule Lawncare Complete Lawncare Service Family owned & operated Eugene Yoder Call for Free Est. Insured. 785-224-9436

No Job Too Big or Small

Flooring Installation

Artisan Floor Company

Hardwood Floor Installation, Refinishing and Repair Locally Owned, Insured, Free Estimates 785-691-6117 www.artisanfloorcompany.com

Dirt-Manure-Mulch

Foundation Repair

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

Electrical

FOUNDATION REPAIR

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

mmdownstic@hotmail.com Lawrencemarketplace.com/tic

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

Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

Dave’s Construction

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

(785) 550-1565

Stacked Deck

• Decks • Gazebos • Framing • Siding • Fences • Additions • Remodel • Weatherproofing & Staining Insured, 20 yrs. experience. 785-550-5592

Mudjacking, Waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & Pressure Grouting. Level & Straighten Walls & Bracing on wall. BBB. Free Estimates Since 1962

Wagner’s 785-749-1696 www.foundationrepairks.com

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

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

General Services

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

Stress Free for you and your pet.

Call Calli 785-766-8420

www.cnnmobilepetsalons.com

Complete Roofing

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ksrroofing

We’re There for You! PineLandscapeCenter.com Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

Best Deal

We’re cheaper Free estimates Mowing, trimming Bushes & trees 785-505-8697

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

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

Insurance

Music Lessons PIANO LESSONS

Serving individuals, farmers & business owners 785-331-3607

LawrenceMarketplace.com/ kansasinsurance

Landscaping Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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

Heating & Cooling

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

midwestcustompools.com

785-749-4391

I COME TO YOU!

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

Plumbing RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER & Handyman needs small work. Bill Morgan 816-523-5703

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

Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 lawrencemarketplace.com/ recyclecenter Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

Painting

Repairs and Services

A. B. Painting & Repair

albeil@aol.com

Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof?

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

Landscape Maintenance Big/Small Jobs Dependable Service

STARTING or BUILDING a Business? 785-832-2222 classifieds@ljworld.com

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

Next best thing to being

785-764-9582

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ mclaughlinroofing

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

Roofing Contractors Available for all your roofing needs Including sales & installation of Conklin Roofing products. Call First Management Roofing Division at 785-841-7333

Tree/Stump Removal

913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 www.budgettreeservicekc.com

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

Mold/Mildew on your house?

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake? Mobile Enviro-Wash 785-842-3030

Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks Kate, 785-423-4464 www.kbpaintingllc.com

Martin Windows & Doors

Live More Pay Less Worry-free life at an affordable price

1510 St. Andrews

785-841-6845

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ druryplace

TWO GOOD PAINTERS 785-424-5860 Husband & wife team excellent refs. 20yrs. exp. Mark & Carolyn Collins A. F. Hill Contracting Call a Specialist!

We are the area exclusive exterior only painters. Insured. Free est.

785-841-3689 anytime

Window Installation/Service

Retirement Community Drury Place

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

Chris Tree Service

Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est.

Al 785-331-6994

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC.

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ keysofjoy

785-550-5610

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Eagles Lodge

785-865-0600

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

913-488-7320

Insured 20 yrs. experience

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

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

Events/Entertainment

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

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

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

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

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

Professional Service with a Tender Touch

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

Moving-Hauling

Garage Doors

Employment Services

Roofing

Bus. 913-269-0284

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

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

Pet Services

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

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

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

For Promotions & More Info: lawrencemarketplace.com/ kansas_carpet_care

CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete Repair Specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways, Waterproofing, Basement, Crack repair 888-326-2799 Toll Free

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

Financial

Decorative & Regular Drives, Walks & Patios Custom Jayhawk Engraving Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

Drives, Parking Lots, Seal Coats, Patching, & More. 35 yrs exp. Free Estimates! 785-234-3605, 785-408-2354

Auctioneers

Concrete

Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.

Milgard replacement windows Free est. 15 yrs. exp. Locally owned & operated Great prices! 785-760-3445 STARTING or BUILDING a Business?

Roofing FOLSOM ROOFING RE-ROOFS, RE-DECKS, & REPAIRS FREE ESTIMATES 913-207-2861

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4D SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012 Townhomes Houses

Mobile Homes

GPM

PARKWAY 6000

• 2 & 3 BR, 2 baths • some w/walkout bsmt. • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free 785-832-0555, 785-766-2722

Now Leasing for Now & August 1st Executive homes on W. 22nd Ct., Lawrence

3-5BR homes, 2 car garages, some with finished bsmt. Pool & playground in the Development.

LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES

For more info please call

785-841-4785

www.garberprop.com

on Clinton Pkwy.

3BR, 2 bath, $850-$870 2BR, 1 bath, $780/mo. Half Off Deposit $100 - $300 FREE Rent

Roommates 1BR available in Deerfield area home. $400/month, utilities paid. 785-979-7643

Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

Baldwin City

OWNER WILL FINANCE 16x80, 4BR, 2 bath, wood floors, DW, range, CH/CA, new carpet. Move in ready! Lawrence - 816-830-2152

Oskaloosa and Ozawkie 415 Delaware Dr., Ozawkie

Awesome, AFFORDABLE, weekend retreat or year round home overlooking Lake Perry! 3BR, 3 bath, 2,400 sq. ft., MUST SEE HOME! Countrywide Realty - Call Dan at 785-554-4921

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Charmglow Propane gas grill, three burner, stainless, side burner, tank not included. $50 cash. Call 785-842-0945 Electric Lawnmower - rear bag or mulch, bag and electric extension cord included. Purchased last fall. Avail until Thurs 6/28 at 3pm $95/offer. 785749-3555 Garden Buggy, New, fold-up hang up. Originally, $150, now $50. Call 785-842-8865

Grill, Kenmore Natural Gas Grill for $50. Includes hose, cover, warming rack, lava rock, & spare stainless Old farmstead includes all steel burner. 785-749-0670 utilities, 3 Morton bldgs, 4 Lawn Mower - John Deere lg. barns, silo, stone smoke gas lawn mower with side house. No house. Repo, as- discharge grass catcher sume owner financing with for $35. Will sell as set or no down payment, $975 individually. Grass catcher monthly. 785-554 9663 almost new - $30. Mower runs, but needs maintenance & work - $10. Call Commercial Real 785-727-0829 eves/wkends

Farms-Acreage

Lawrence

GPM

Now Leasing for Now & August Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $1,200/mo.

Area Open Houses Open Sat. 6/30, 1-4 pm

Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $950/mo. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $795 - $950/mo.

LUXURY TOWNHOMES

2002 Emerald Dr. 66046 4BR, 2 bath, 2,238 sq. ft., ranch. 4 blocks S. of Allen Fieldhouse. 2 large LRs, FP, hardwoods & carpet, finished bsmt., lg. screened porch, newer water heater & furnace, fenced yard w/ B-ball Ct. Buyer’s Agents welcome. $185,000. Call 913-481-8019, 913-856-5999

Call for Details

Open Saturday, 6/30

Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com

785-841-4785

Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe

Move In Specials

625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200

Houses 2 & 3 BR homes available. $750/mo. & up. One near downtown Lawrence. Call Jo at 785-550-7777 1+BR, Quiet, small in Barker area. Avail by Aug 1. Lease and application required. $600.00 per month. Water paid. W/D incl. No dogs. Call 785-842-6093

1904 Mass St. Open 12-2pm Price Reduced, $105,000.

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

4300 W 26th Terr. Open 2:30- 4pm. Pre-approved Short Sale - $210,000.

Now has fresh cut flowers, blackberries, and clean fresh, straw bales zinnias and purple cone flowers: 100 stems for $10.00!! Bales $4.00 each! Plus my studio is full of exquisite wheel thrown functional porcelain pottery!

2-6BR houses available for August 1. Close to Campus & downtown. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com 3BR ranch style farmhome. Lg. yard w/lawn care provided. 1 Bath, full bsmt., attached 1 car. All appls. including W/D. 1/2 mile N. of Lone Star Lake. $875/mo. Avail. July 1st. 785-865-6231 3BR, 1.5 bath - 1631 Cadet, refrig., stove, W/D hookup, CA, garage, & fenced yard. $750 +deposit 785-766-2828 3BR, 1.5 bath home. Comes with W/D and DW. 1532 W. 22nd St., Lawrence. $1,050/ mo. Call 785-760-3444 3BR, 2 bath, historical, Big. For Aug. 2 blocks S. of KU. Free W/D use. $1,295/mo. Call anytime 785-841-3633 3BR, Sunflower/SW district, 2 bath, one level, double garage. Near fitness trail. $1,000/mo. 785-841-4201

1406 Marilee Dr. Open 4:306pm. Pre-approved Short Sale $123500. RE/MAX Excel Tina Andrew 785-760-0601

Open Sun., July 1, 12-4PM 1320 E 18th Terr., Lawrence New on Market - 3BR Unlisted property - No Realtors. Everything New! 816-716-4776 OPEN SUN., July 1, 1-4PM 3918 WILLSHIRE DRIVE Lawrence, KS 66049 BY OWNER - $137,000 2BR, 2 Bath, well maintained townhome Move In Ready! Courtyard entry, patio off master BR, finished bsmt. w/lg. BR, rec rm., laundry rm., lg. bath rm. w/tub & shower. LR w/brick FP, den, ceiling fans, mature trees near Dad Prairie Park, Hyvee, bank, bus route! Newer roof/furnace. 785-979-2600

Lawrence

1306 New Jersey, 3BR, 2 bath, 2 LR, CA, W/D, $855/ mo. Aug. 1. 785-979-9172 3BR, 1 bath 1309 Fair Lane. 1 car, bsmt. Near schools. Newly remodeled. $800/mo. Avail. Aug.1. 785-749-1312 4BR, 2 bath house available August 1 - $1,200/month. www.lawrencepm.com 785-832-8728

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

Appliances

For Sale - Straw - small square bales, bright wire tie, $5.00 grass hay $3.50 Bed Rail - hand bed rail 785-214-9898/785-727-9903 with floor supports for a “helping hand” to get in & out of bed safely. $75. Call 785- 841-5381

Car Top Carrier Rails, for older model sedan. FREE 785-842-6879

Thule Bike Rack, for Vehicle, Will attach to most vehicles. Supports up to three bikes. $95 FIRM. Phone: 785-330-3053

ALL AMERICAN PIANO SALE

Save on all American brand pianos by Baldwin, Knabe, Steinway, Kimball & more! Hurry! Sale Ends July 7th! 785-537-3774 www.piano4u.com

Behringer MX2004A, MDX 2200, UB1202, and MIC200, AKG wireless mic system, Crown CE1000, Roland KC-500, Yamaha EMS5 000-12, Alesis QS8, snake, mics, stands, cables, etc. Bookcase, 3-shelf, 36” long For pictures, prices: call by 30” tall $40. matching 4 785-409-3284 or e-mail: drawer desk available. dkraft66@gmail.com Please call 785- 550-4004 Pianos, (3) beautiful MaChina Cabinet, Oak china son & Hamlin console $725, cabinet (6’10” high, 46” 2 Baldwin Acrosonic Spinwide. 2 glass shelves, 1 ets, $475 & 525. Price inwooden shelf. $35. Call cludes tuning & delivery. 785-838-0056 785-832-9906

3319 Rainier Dr., Lawrence 1,100 sq.ft., 3BR, 1.5 bath townhome, attached garage, newer roof, furnace, CA, carpet. $78,000. Seller will pay up to $3,000 towards closing & prepayment costs. May qualify for FHA financing w/30 yr. fix & monthly payments of $639. Call 785-749-5956

Need to Sell a Car? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

Computer Desk - Nice computer desk for $25 or best offer. Must move ASAP. 785-213-5726, 785-424-5736

Desk, (4) Drawer Desk, Top measures 60” x 29” - $75. matching 3 shelf bookcase available. Please call 785550-6829

Dining Room Set - medium wood China hutch and round table with 6 chairs. $300 or best offer. Call 785-979-1537 Kitchen Table & Chairs, 1950’s Vintage Chrome Kitchen Table & Chairs Measures 25” x 40” w/o two leaves extended -has Silverware drawer. Sturdy, great condition. $100. 785-843-7566 New/Used sofas, love seats, dinettes, bedroom sets, futons, bunk beds. mattresses, box springs. Still in plastic. Bedframes, pictures, wall mirrors, & more. Please call Bobby at 785-218-2742 Pier 1 Cafe Table, Weathered-white glass top cafe table. 36” diameter. Indoor/outdoor use. Holds umbrella. $95 FIRM. Phone: 785-330-3053

STARTING AT

Quality Furniture for sale: Bassett cherry dresser w/ mirror, $850 & nightstand, $80. Blue lift chair with microfiber fabric, $600. Call to make appt. to see or to view on Thurs. July 5th from 5 - 7pm. 785- 841-5381

PER MONTH

Recliner, Carmel brown Leather Recliner - Rocker, still in the box. Moving no room. Asking $100. 785-691-5214

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

$495.00 Water & Trash Paid

One Bedroom/Loft Style Pool • Fitness Center • On-site Laundry • Pet Friendly

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ALSO, CHECK OUT OUR LUXURY APARTMENTS & TOWN HOMES!

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• Ironwood Court Apts. • Park West Gardens Apts. • Park West Town Homes

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Sports-Fitness Equipment

Desk Chair, swivel chair Trampoline w/Safety net with padded seat & back $125/offer. 785-331-5410 or $30. Please call 785- 785-865-0817 550-4004

Desk, with roll top & locks. 4’4” wide with 4 drawers on each side $37.50. Call 785-838-0056

Household Misc. Cake Pans, 3 tier octagonal cake pans! Special occasion metal cake pans. All 3” deep, 14”, 10”, & 6” across. Asking $10. Call 785-865-4215 Glasses, Set of 12 Double Old-Fashioned glasses, vertical cuts etched on lead crystal. Holds 8 oz. Like New- great gift! $20. 785-865-4215 Linen Tablecloth, (4) $15 each. Please call for more info. 816- 377-8928 Metal Headboard, - queen size - bronze in color. Avail until Thurs 6/28 at 3pm $20/offer. 785-749-3555 Outdoor Fryer Kit, New, in the box, never used 28 quart Eastman nonstick aluminum outdoor fryer kit. $50. Please call 843-4985.

Chevrolet 2004 Monte Carlo SS, one owner, local car, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, power equipment, very sharp! Stk#12722 only $14,500 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Boats-Water Craft

Newmar 2000 Mountain Aire 4092. Mileage: 24654, Slide Outs: 2, Doors: 1, Sleeping Capacity: 6, Chassis: Spartan, A/C: 2, Generator Fuel Type: Diesel, Leveling Jacks Included?: Yes, Engine:6 Cylinder 350hp Cummins Diesel, Transmission: 6spd Allison AT. Call at 316-778-0566

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Isuzu 2002 Rodeo 4X4-119K, Automatic, V6. Silver exterior, gray cloth interior. Power windows Power locks. Cruise control. Roof rack. Tinted windows. Steel wheels. After market stereo. Extremely clean vehicle. Well maintained. Very sharp! $5,200 Call 785-979-1079

Tonganoxie Mirror

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Buick 2011 Lucerne CXL 5 to choose from, starting at $21,836 GM certified and includes two years of maintenance, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, and one fantastic ride with surprising gas mileage! Stk#17162. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

or if you have no computer access call 785-832-2222 Earlier Deadlines for Legal, Auction & Class Display Ads 09

Ford 2008 Mustang GT Bullett, leather, alloy wheels, Shaker sound and plenty of power! Stk#142721 only $22,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Fun and Prestige! 2003 Ford T-Bird Both tops, luxury interior! low miles, own a piece of history! 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2004 Grand Marquis LS, st#P9994. Ready for luxury and great ride. This marquis has it. White in color, leather only, 74K, only $7,761. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Deadline is Mon., 7/2

For 7/5 Baldwin Signal

Mazda 2007 6 I, FWD, 4cyl, spoiler, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, side air bags, CD changer, cruise control, keyless remote and more. Stk#166301 only $12,800. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Bernina sewing machine, Baldwin Acrosonic spinet piano, cedar chests, Barrel tables, beds, bunk bed, Hull pottery, Roseville, Franciscan, cut glass, Delft, a lot of collectables, Italian crèche set, quilts, linens.

2012 Buick Regal Sedan, black, Great on gas! $22,987. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis LS, clean, Carfax, 1 owner car, great comfort & convenience, just $16,899. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

New standard in luxury! 2010 Lincoln MKS. Oneowner lease return, 19,000 miles! Save thousands at $26,395. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Have your car cleaned by a Professional! We will detail your car the same as our pre-owned inventory. Most vehicles are only $220.95 call Allen @ Dale Willey Automotive to schedule your cars make over! You won’t believe the difference! 785-843-5200 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Not your daddy’s Fusion! 2012 Fusion Sport, striking blue flame, supple sport, leather, 3.5L, V-6, great mpg, factory warranty, only $24,784. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Pontiac 2009 G3 great commuter car! Fantastic gas mileage and great finance terms. GM Certified which includes 2 years of free maintenance. Stk#17367 only $12,451 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Pontiac 2006 G6 one owner, GM certification that includes 2 years of scheduled maintenance, sunroof, remote start, On Star, stk#300971 only $14,469. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Hyundai 2008 Elantra GLS, one owner, local trade, power equipment, cruise control, ABS, alloy wheels, low miles, great commuter car! Stk#318281 only $11,875 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2-122K, AT, Moon, CD Changer, 1-owner, Only $8900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2005 Pontiac G6 V6, Auto, Gray, Carfax 1 owner $10,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

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plus a free photo.

2009 Honda Accord EX-L V6-34K, AT, Moon, Cruise, CD Changer, Heated Seats, 1-owner, Loaded $20,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Honda 2009 CRV EXL, 4wd, one owner, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, sunroof, leather heated seats, CD changer, stk#54906A1 only $20,721. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2008 CRV EX, 4WD, V6, sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, CD changer, power equipment, very nice! Stk#10604 only $17,621. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2010 CRV 4wd, one owner, only 14k miles, alloy wheels, sunroof, leather heated seats, navigation, XM radio, very nice! Stk#560911 only $26,841. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Hyundai 2011 Elantra GLS save thousands over new! Great rates and payments are available! Stk#11530 only $17,450 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Chevrolet 1989 Corvette only 53k miles, removable top, leather, alloy wheels, very sharp! This is a very affordable dream! Stk#329692 only $11,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Pontiac 1994 Grand Am for $1200/offer. It has 194,752 miles & is in running order. The power steering pump needs replaced and there is a minor tick in the engine. There is also some cosmetic damage to the vehicle. The car come with power locks, power steering, power windows, & CD player. 785-917-0642

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Cadillac 2007 SRX, V8, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, Bose sound system, stk#364761 only $14,915. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Camry 2002, 198k miles 2nd owner since 14k miles. Uses some oil but very reliable. Would make a great second car. 816-810-5251

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Toyota 2007 Avalon CARFAX 1- Owner, leather seating, 6-disc CD changer, power windows, power seats, power locks, very dependable luxury car. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2006 Toyota Avalon XLS V6, great MPG 22 city & 31 Highway, power seats and much more! $18,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Lexus 1999 LS 400, Pearl white, high miles (highway miles) all options, drives like a dream. $6,000 or best offer. Call 785-594-4170 or cell 971-998-3700

This is a full house with a large variety of contents.

2007 Town Car-Signature Series, leather seats, loaded, luxury, A steal. Clean-CARFAX, Smooth Ride, Be the first to see. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Mercury 2008 Grand Marquis GS, 31K, like new, All offers considered. 913-788-0111

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2001 Towncar A great buy on this one. Only 106K, nice luxury car Priced at $7,249. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 Lincoln Towncar, nice car inside and out! $15,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Cars-Domestic

Cars-Imports

Cars-Domestic

For 7/4

Deadline is Tues., 7/3

2011 Ford Fusion, 1 owner vehicle, nicely equipped, great car at a great price, only $19,998. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2010 Ford Taurus SEL, black, only 9500 miles! $22,541. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Isuzu SUVs Lawrence

2007 Ford Fire Hundred, clean Carfax, great family car, only 55K miles, $11,839. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

HUMMER Trucks

Hummer 2008 H3, 4wd, GM certified, running boards, tow package, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, On Star, power equipment, stk#538992 only $22,615 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Lincoln 2008 MKX AWD, leather heated & cooled seats, ultra sunroof, premium wheels, fantastic luxury! Stk#682081 only $26,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2012 Escape V6 engine, Great MPG, Ford SYNC System, 6 disc chnager, Satellite Radio, CARFAX 1 owner. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Miscellaneous

Water Softener, Kenmore Halex Ice Hockey Game Tawater softener, used. $75 ble with electric timer and 1992 BASS TRACKER cash only. Please call scorer. 37” tall, 33” wide MAGNA 17, Aluminum V and 45” long. Great shape. 785-841-8714 Hull, w/Johnson 60hp moPlease call 785-843-8276. tor. Trolling motor, Depth Intex Pool Ladder, 48”. Finder, 2 fish finders, life Arts-Crafts $3500/offer. Coated steel frame. jackets. Hi-impact plastic steps. 785-331-5410/785-865-0817 Artist drafting table, ad- Sturdy base, flared feet. justable height work space 48” wall above ground angle + small stool. Avail pools. Brand new in box. RV until Thurs 6/28 at 3pm $25.00 Sue 785-550-3043 $35/offer. 785-749-3555 Rugs, Set of three Blue Dyn- 21 Ft. Travel Trailer, 2011 asty II Chinese Rugs made Gulf Stream Ultra-lite. DouBicycles-Mopeds for Montgomery Ward. ble axle, self-contained. Sizes: 27x47” rectangle, Excellent condition. $9,800. Bicycles - 2 men’s bikes. 100x27” runner, 52” round in Lawrence. 913-908-0148 They need work or are rug. Price for set $65 good for parts. $5 each or 913-908-8255. Cedar Creek 2001 - 25’ 5th free to someone fixing up wheel, 2 slides. Nice! bikes for charity. Call 785- Vegetable & fruit dryer on $8,500. Call 913-369-3766. wheels, 19x20x44” high, six 727-0829 eves/weekends trays, with heater and fan. Jamboree 1999 by FleetBoys Mountain Bike, Royal Price $60. 913-908-8255. wood, low mileage, excelblue boys mountain bike. lent condition, See at 1036 Wheel size 24”. Good for a Music-Stereo Holiday Dr. in Lawrence, 3rd-6th grade child. Barely Call 785-691-6719 for info. used. This USED one is $95. Price $10,000. FIRM. Phone: 785-330-3053.

Furniture

Chevrolet 2008 Cobalt LT sedan, 4cyl, great gas mileage, spoiler, power equipment, GM certified, stk#337913 only $11,222. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

You can cut your own flowers & pick thornless blackberries or we do it while you wait! Lots of shade!

Medical Equipment

Bar Table, purchased from World Market 3 years ago. Only available until Thurs 6/28 at 3pm. $100/offer. 785-749-3555

2BR, 1 bath, country home, 2 porches, 1 deck. SE of Lawrence. Quiet. 1 Small pet ok. Call 785-838-9009

Garber Property Mgmt. 785-841-4785 garberprop.com

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

3 Cemetery Plots in Memorial Park - Prime, beautiful location, Lot 234 Acacia A. $800 per plot. 760-776-4720

2BR GEM - 936 Louisianna Lg. BRs, W/D, front & back porch, deck, fenced yard, garage, No pets. Utils. pd. $1,200/mo. 785-842-9265

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Cemetery Lots

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Single Family Homes 4 & 5 BRs - Avail. Now 2,400 -3 ,300 sq. ft. $1,800 - $2,200 month

Antiques

Cars-Domestic

960 E 1000 Rd. Across from Wakarusa Valley Farm Call first 913-927-6786

3BR townhome with 2-1/2 bath, W/D hookups, & new 2BR duplex, CA, appls., garcarpet. No pets. $950/mo. age, across from pool. No pets. $575, Refs. & deposit. 785-749-6768, 785-577-5561 Avail. Now. 785-331-6697 3BR, 2 bath, awesome condo w/ refrig., DW, microwave, W/D, mowing & snow re- Basehor moval. Near KU Bus & shopping on Havrone Way. No 2BR duplex, 1 bath, CA, gas smoking. Aug. 1st $825/ stove, refrig., W/D hookup, Estate Patio Umbrella, Blue nylon 1 car. $675/mo. + all utils. mo. Call/text 785-218-3655 Pets $750 deposit. No pets. No Commercial Store Fronts in 8 foot patio umbrella for picnic table. $5. smoking. Call 913-721-1160 AVAIL. Now, Smr., & Fall busy strip plaza for Lease/ 10 wk old AKC Boxer Pups 785-842-6879 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., Sale - 2201 W. 25 St. (behind 4-sale. Tails docked, dew FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 Office Depot), Lawrence. Topsy Turvey upside down Perry claws removed & shots up Suite L: approx. 1,000 sq. tomato planter. Used one to date. 785-250-6020 HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES ft. $950/mo. or $85,000. season. $5. 785-842-6879 3 Bedroom Townhomes 3BR Spacious house, 2 bath, Suite H: approx. 800 sq. ft., 1/2 OFF AUGUST RENT CA, fenced, more. 111 Red- $800/mo. or $65,000. Rent Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! bud Ln. $785/mo.+ deposit. includes water. Call 785- Machinery-Tools 841-6446 or bailyb0@ku.edu Pet under 60lbs OK! 785-766-0681, 785-766-0339 Ryobi 10”Table Saw, Stand pwc@sunflower.com included. Good condition. 785-842-3280 Office Space Call Scott 785- 832-0290 3-4BR newer Crestline duSteel post puller, Price $30. plexes. 3 bath, all kitchen Office Space Available Please Phone for more inappls. W/D, lawn care, 2 at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. formation, 913-908-8255. Farm Products car. No pets. 785-979-2923 785-841-4785 4BR, 2 bath townhome for August. $300/BR, $1,200/mo. Office space available in + utils. No pets/smoking. Free State Business Center 785-727-0025, 816-807-9493 - Bldg. E. Starting at $350/ mo. Call 785-841-8744 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Cars-Domestic

Gary Marckel Ceramics

2000 Stratus Only 78,000 miles, leather seating, 6disc CD changer, Good MPG, Clean CARFAX, Well maintained. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Crossovers

Sport Utility-4x4

Truck-Pickups

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Suzuki 1998 Sidekick JX, 4WD, 131,000 miles, 4DR, Automatic, Red W/Gray Int., Newer Michelin tires, Reliable Transportation, 25mpg, $2,800. 913-991-5486

2011 Hyundai Elantra 3 to choose from, 4 Cyl, Auto, Certified 100K warranty $16,700 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Hyundai 2011 Sante Fe GLS AWD, V6, power equipment, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, stk#10119 only $20,774 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS White, 23K, Certified 100K warranty $18,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2007 Lexus IS 350 3.5L V6 heated & cooled leather seats, sunroof, dual zone a/c, great touring car! 41.6 miles, $21,588 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2002 Mercedes CLK 430-87K, AT, Leather, Moon, CD, Heated Seats, 3-owner, WOW $11,500. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Toyota 2006 Camry LE. Beautiful ONE OWNER car, leather, super clean and a great neutral color. Low miles. Take a look, Toyotas never last long. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Nissan 2009 Altima 2.5S one owner, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, stk#532081 only $17,844. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Nissan 2011 Altima 2.5S, why by new when you can save thousands and get all of the reliability! Stk#13976 only $16,811 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Nissan 2009 Quest S, power lift gate, cruise control, power windows, DVD for the family and more! Stk#14495 only $19,826. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Nissan 2005 Sentra Special Edition. Nicest Sentra I have had. Black, alloys, Rockford Fosgate Audio, and very clean inside and out. Great gas mileage- 31 MPG highway EPA! Automatic. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24 4/7

2010 Mazda CX-9, AWD, Great Family carwith a sporty look third row seating, leather, 1 owner, 32K sale price pnly $27,319. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Toyota 2005 Avalon XLS, one owner, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#529423 only $12,777. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Saab 2003 9-3 convertible. Nice clean car, clean history, FUN to drive, top down or top up! Only 78K miles. Silver with gray leather, automatic. Seats four! See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Toyota 2008 Camry LE, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, great reliability, stk#18815 only $15,321. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Toyota 2005 Camry LE. Silver, 4 cyl. gas saver. Two owner no accident history. Clean car! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2008 Mazda Speed 3 Clean car, 4 DR hatchback, turbo charged engine, steering wheel controls, tinted windows, alloy wheels, M/T, quick car! 43.4k miles, $16,570 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

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Volkswagen 2008 Jetta 2.5 automatic, A/C, power equipment, alloy wheels, ABS, leather heated seats, sunroof, very nice! Stk#150501 only $15684 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L, 5 Cyl, Red, Carfax 1 owner $15,988 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com VW 2009 New Beetle. 12K miles ONE local owner. Automatic, super gas mileage, very clean. Priced to sell. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24 4/7

2008 Toyota Camry Solara V6, FWD/AT 2DR convertible, nice leather, 42k miles, $21,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2011 Toyota Corolla S, 1 owner car, local trade very nice car, jsut $15,998. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2010 Honda CR-V LX 1 owner, 4WD, cruise, power equipment, alloy wheels, 19k miles, only $21,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2007 Lincoln MHX, one owner, white chocolate, $26,995. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Mercury 2007 Mariner Premier. Super nice black on black, 4X4, leather, moonroof, new tires, Viper remote start, new tow hitch, and very clean! Beautiful small SUV. Sale price $12,700. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856--6100 24/7

NEED TO SELL YOUR CAR?

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 2WD, gray with gray interior, 26k miles, $20,000 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2006 Hyundai Tucson 2WD, 97k miles, blue with gray cloth interior, $10,900, www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Subaru 2009 Forester 2.5X AWD, 2.5 4cyl, power equipment, ultra sunroof, traction control, alloy wheels, stk#10459 only $18,621. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2007 Tahoe LTZ St#12C401C. Must come in to see this one “clean-clean” leather sun roof, walk thru middle seats new tires, 74K. Priced only $24805. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited, 4WD, leather, power seats, $8,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Sport Utility-4x4

Ford 2002 Ranger XLT, SuperCab 4X4. Off Road, running boards, and much more. Nice truck, no accident history. Stepside bed! Under $9000 for a truck with a KBB value of $10,800. Priced below loan value! See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

GM CERTIFIED is not like any other dealer backed warranty. Don’t let the other dealers tell you any different. Dale Willey Automotive is the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars and trucks. Come see the difference!

2006 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 4X4 5.3L V8, 154k miles, auto, local trade, clean, $12,000, pics at www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Dodge 2008 Ram 3500 Big Horn dually diesel, crew cab, power equipment, tow package, ready for work! Stk#15452 only $34,887 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dodge 2003 Ram 3500 SLT Diesel, crew cab, running boards, chrome alloy wheels. This is a very nice looking truck and only $18,844. Dale Willey stk#330942 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2006 Dodge Ram 2500 4X4, 5.9 Inline 6, 80k miles, auto, lifted, ready for work! $27,500, pics at www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2007 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4, 4.7L V8, 18k miles, auto, brush guard, nice truck! $23, 800, pics at www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD-102K, AT, V8, Leather, Moon, Heated Seats, CD Changer, 2-owner, WOW $10,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

We are now your Chevrolet dealer, call us for your service or sales needs! Dale Willey Automotive 785-843-5200

Vans-Buses

Dodge 2008 Grand Caravan SXT, stow n’ go with swivel n’ go, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, sunroof, DVD, navigation, stk#308381 only $18,715 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2012 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, 1 owner vehicle, stow-N-Go seating, fantastic people hauler! only $24,995. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

GMC 2008 Sierra Denali 1500 crew cab, local trade, one owner, bought new and serviced here! GM certified with 2 years of maintenance included, sunroof, leather heated seats, Bose sound and more! Stk#55203B1 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2006 Freestar SEL in bright white with tan leather. Very nice and well equipped: leather, DVD, dual side doors, rear AC, MUCH more. Ford Dealer service history. Vacation ready! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Chevrolet 2002 Trailblazer 106K miles, black/black leather, $6,800. Call 785-342-7632.

Jeep 2007 Commander Sport 4wd, alloy wheels, second row bench, power seat, stk#11768 only $17,814.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

GMC 2005 Sierra SLT crew cab diesel 4wd, one owner, leather heated seats, Bose sound, running boards, tow package, bed liner, stk#599311 only $23,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited AWD 22k miles, AT, leather, moon roof, navigation, $24,000, www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Make work pleasure! 2010 Ford F150 King Ranch! Crew cab with beautiful saddle leather, low miles, one owner! Show off for only $37,822 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2003 Nissan Frontier XE 4WD-169K, AT, AC, Cruise, CD, 1-owner, Save $8900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2007 Honda Odyssey Touring-45K, AT, CD Changer, Rear DVD, Leather, Heated Seats, 2-owner, Like New $23,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

People hauler with Style! 2011 Ford Flex all wheel drive, gorgeous color, flawless interior, Safety, convenience and economy. All for $28,267. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2011 Toyota Sienna Van FWD, V6, great MPG with only 36k miles, this van could be yours for $24,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Autos Wanted

What’s GM Certified? 2yrs of free regular maintenance 172 Pt. Inspection 12 Mo./12,000 Mi. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty 100,000 mi./5-yr. limited Powertrain warranty, no deduct. 24-hr. Roadside Assistance Courtesy transportation. Nationwide coverage backed By General Motors. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 Ranger 4-cylinder engine, 5speed manual, CARFAX 1-owner, GREAT! MPG, Air conditioning 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Lawrence

2010 Ford F-150 Supercrew Platinum, one owner, loaded, $37,719. 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World June 24, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS

2008 Hyundai Veracruz GLS 1 owner, 3.8L V6, fold down third row, steering wheel controls, great family vehicle! 43.5k miles, only $20,900 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 1 owner, 3.7L V6, steering wheel controls, opening rear window, great buy! 50.3k miles, $10,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

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2006 Ford Ranger 34k miles, V6, manual transmission, 1 local owner, very clean, $13,988, pics at www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Mercury 2006 Mountaineer Premier 4wd, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, rear parking aid, cd changer, sunroof, stk#10347 only $15884.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Chevrolet 2005 Silverado LT extended cab, alloy wheels, leather heated memory seats, tow package, Bose sound, very nice! Only $13,888. stk#302322 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2006 Silverado LT ext cab 4wd, diesel, leather heated memory seats, hard to find! Hurry this won’t last long! Stk#11988 only $24756 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2010 Toyota Prius 4 Cyl, Blue, 41,000 mi. $21,888 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 32k miles, AWD, mocha brown, $18,750, www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

Nissan 1997 Pathfinder 4X4, VERY nice condition for a ‘97! Chrome factory wheels, CD, cruise. NICE small SUV for under $5000. Clean, no accident AutoCheck history. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-61 100 24/7

Truck-Pickups

Crossovers

GMC 2009 Acadia SLE, one owner, GM certified, two years of maintenance included, alloy wheels, On Star, stk#593241 only $23,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

The Selection

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

2000 Toyota Solara SLE V6-153K, AT, CD, Cruise, Moon, JBL Sound, 3-owner, Clean $5,900.. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2001 Infiniti QX4 4WD-131K, AT, Moon, Full Mechanical Inspection, 3-owner, Steal at $8,500. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2009 Toyota Tacoma 4WD, great truck for the price with only 42k miles, bed topper, winch, 4 door, all for $24, 350 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.bettercarsbetterprices.com

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SunflowerClassifieds

2010 Ford Fusion SE -97K, AT, Cruise, CD Changer, 1-owner, Like New $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Days in print vary with package chosen.

Case No. 2012 PR 26

NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED:

Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000.

All packages include AT LEAST 7 days online, 2 photos online, 4000 chracters online, and one week in top ads.

In the Matter of the Estate of OLGA LILLIAN DAVIS HAIGLER, deceased

Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59

PUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT AD IN TODAY!!

UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM!

Jeep 2009 Liberty 4wd, V6, automatic, power equipment, alloy wheels, stk#365091 only $18,773. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Toyota 2010 Tacoma one owner, local trade, bed liner, A/C, stk#522211 only $15,426.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2004 Toyota Tacoma Reg Cab, 2WD-53K, 5-Speed, AC, Cassette, Tow, 2-owner, Clean $10,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

You are hereby notified that on June 12, 2012, a Petition for Probate of Will and Issuance of Letters Testamentary under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act was filed in this Court by Judith Ann Krueger and Martha Jane Marples, heirs, devisees and legatees, and Co-Executors named in the Last Will and Testament of Olga Lillian Davis Haigler, deceased. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate within


!D SUNDAY, *ULY 1, 2012 Lawrence Lawrence four months from the date of the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred.

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At the hearing, anyone may appear in person, by agent JUDITH ANN KRUEGER, and or by attorney. MARTHA JANE MARPLES, Petitioners DOUGLAS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PREPARED AND ZONING & CODES APPROVED BY: STEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. Linda M. Finger, 900 Massachusetts, Ste. 500 Interim Director PO Box 189 Zoning and Codes Lawrence KS 66044-0189 Department (785) 843-0811 ________ Attorneys for Petitioners Submitted by: (Published in the Lawrence Webster L. Golden, #8405 Daily Journal-World July 1, ________ 2012) NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World The Lawrence/Douglas July 1, 2012) County Metropolitan PlannTo Rudolph C. Neugebauer ing Commission will hold III, Justin Mueller, and all their regularly scheduled other persons who are or monthly meeting on July 23, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the may be concerned: You are hereby notified Commission Meeting Room that a petition has been on the first floor of City filed in the District Court of Hall, 6 E. 6th Street. Douglas County, KS, by Doug Mayer, praying for The Planning Commission the quieting of title in a will consider the following 1995 BMW R850R motorcy- public hearing and non cle, and you are hereby re- hearing items at their Monquired to plead to the Peti- day, July 23, 2012 meeting: tion on or before August 17, 2012, in the court at Law- SUP-5-4-12: Consider a Sperence, KS. If you fail to cial Use Permit for 12th & plead, judgment and decree Haskell Recycle Center, lowill be entered in due cated at 1000 E 11th Street. course upon the Petition. A Submitted by Bartlett & hearing on the Petition will West, Inc., for Robert B. be heard August 17, 2012, at Killough, property owner of 11:00 a.m., at the Douglas record. County District Court, 111 E. 11th St, Lawrence, KS 66044. A-5-3-12: Consider annexation of approximately _______ 15,960 SF, located at 240 N. (First published in the Law- Michigan Street, to accomrence Daily Journal-World modate development of June 24, 2012) Pump Station No. 15, a minor utility. Submitted by IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF The City of Lawrence, propDOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS erty owner of record. DIVISION SIX Z-5-8-12: Consider a reIN THE INTEREST OF quest to rezone approxiORION FOSTER mately 15,960 SF from DOB: xx-xx-2009, a male County A (Agriculture) and County V-C (Valley ChanCase No. 2012-JC-0004 nel) to OS-FP (Open Space-Floodplain Overlay), NOTICE OF HEARING located at 240 N. Michigan (K.S.A. Chapter 38) Street, to accommodate development of Pump Station TO: Nicole M. Hermes No. 15, a minor utility. SubAndrew J. Foster mitted by The City of Lawrence, property owner of COMES NOW Petitioner, the record. State of Kansas, by and through counsel, Wade H. PP-5-5-12: Consider a PreBowie, Jr., Assistant District liminary Plat for Pump StaAttorney, and provides no- tion No. 15 Addition, a .3 tice of a hearing as follows: acre, one-lot subdivision loA permanency motion per- cated at 240 N. Michigan taining to the parental Street. Submitted by The rights to the child identified City of Lawrence, property above has been filed with owner of record. the Court requesting the Court find the parents of SUP-5-6-12: Consider a Spethe above named child are cial Use Permit for coneach unfit by reason of struction of Pump Station conduct or condition which No. 15, a minor utility, lorenders them both unable cated at 240 N. Michigan to care properly for the Street. Submitted by The child and the conduct or City of Lawrence, property condition is unlikely to owner of record. change in the foreseeable future and the parentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pa- Z-5-9-12: Consider a rerental rights should be ter- quest to rezone approximinated. The Court may mately 1.74 acres from IG also order the parents to (General Industrial) to IL pay child support. (Limited Industrial), located at 2645 Haskell Ave, On the 23rd day of July for the VFW. Submitted by 2012, at 9:00 a.m., the Landplan Engineering, for mother and father and any Hedge Tree LLC, property other person claiming enti- owner of record. tlement to the legal custody of the child is required PP-5-6-12: Consider a Preto appear for an admit or liminary Plat for Gateway deny hearing on the perma- Addition, located at 880 nency motion alleging the Hwy 40 (NW quadrant of mother and father are unfit. the intersection of W. 6th The hearing is before the St/Hwy 40 & Kansas Hwy 10 court in Division 6 at the (K-10). Submitted by Douglas County Law En- Landplan Engineering, for forcement and Judicial Cen- Hanover Place, L.C. and ter, 111 E 11th Street, Law- Tanglewood, L.C., property rence, Kansas. Prior to the owners of record. proceeding, a parent, grandparent or any other Z-7-20-11: Consider a reparty to the proceeding quest to rezone approximay file a written response mately 6 acres from PRD to the pleading with the (Planned Residential Develclerk of court. opment) to RM15 (Multi-Dwelling ResidenCraig A. Stancliffe, an attor- tial), located at 525 Conney in Lawrence, Kansas, gressional Drive. Submitted has been appointed as by Paul Werner Architects, guardian ad litem for the for M & I Regional Properchild. Rebekah Gaston, an ties, LLC, property owner of attorney in Lawrence, Kan- record. sas, has been appointed as counsel for the mother; Z-12-00021: Consider a reChristopher Behre an attor- quest to rezone approxiney in Lawrence, Kansas, mately 6.87 acres from RSO has been appointed as (Single-Dwelling counsel for the father. Residential-Office) District and CS (Commercial Strip) All parties are hereby noti- District to the CO (Office fied that, pursuant to K.S.A. Commercial) District, lo60-255, a default judgment cated at 2000 Bluffs Drive. will be taken against any DST Realty of Lawrence Inc, parent who fails to appear property owner of record. in person or by counsel at Initiated by City Commisthe hearing. sion on 6/12/12. Wade H. Bowie, Jr., #19221 Assistant District Attorney 111 East 11th Street Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 841-0211 ________

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Interested vendors are encouraged to visit the University of Kansas Purchasing Services website for a listing of Current Bid Opportunities. Electronic Bid postings are located at: www.purchasing.ku.edu /Bids/KU_Bids.aspx Interested vendors may also contact KU Purchasing Services, 785-864-5800. 1246 West Campus Road Rm. 30, Lawrence, KS 66045 Fax 785-864-3454 or email: purchasing@ku.edu

Legal descriptions for public hearing properties listed above are on file in the Planning Office for review during regular office hours, 8-5, Monday - Friday. Communications to the Commission: Written comments are welcome and encouraged on all items to be considered by the Planning Commission. The Commission has established a deadline for receipt of all written communications of no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012. This ensures your transmittal to the Commission can be received and read prior to their meeting.

(Published in the Lawrence Sheila M. Stogsdill Daily Journal-World July 1, Assistant Director, City/County Planning 2012) www.lawrenceks.org/pds/ ________ PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE (Published in the Lawrence On Monday, July 16, 2012, Daily Journal-World July 1, the Douglas County Board 2012) of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing at 10:00 NOTICE TO BIDDERS A.M. to hear a sign variance request for the following Separate sealed bids will described property: be received by the City of Lawrence, Kansas, in the Berry Plastic Corporation, office of the City Clerk, 6 650 N 1800 Road, East 6th Street, until 2:00 Lecompton, Kansas 66050, pm, Tuesday, July 17, 2012, which is legally described following purchase: as Lot 2, Rockwall Farms Addition No. 2, a minor subEMERGENCY SEWER REPAIR division; Plate 500256-02; Pin # 023-056-14-0-00Copies of the Notice to Bid00-006.02-0; 62 Acres. ders and specifications may be obtained at the FiTammy Moody of Luminous nance Department at the Neon, Inc., will be repreabove address. senting Berry Plastic Corporation, in the request of a The City Commission resign size variance of Secserves the right to reject tion 12-323-2.02 and Section any or all bids and to waive 12-306-2.18, of the Zoning informalities. Regulations. The meeting of the Douglas County Board of Zoning Appeals will be in the Jayhawk

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Wills can protect against greedy relatives Dear Annie: My father and mother were both sick and only weeks away from dying when my niece went to my father’s bedside and asked if she could have his house when he “didn’t need it anymore.” She made sure that her mother was with her to witness the question and answer. My father suffered from dementia for several years, and it was no surprise that he agreed that “Rhoda” could have the house. But his will was made out many years before, and it left everything to be equally divided between his eight children. After my parents died, Rhoda put pressure on her mother to get the house. When I questioned Rhoda’s actions, her mother defended her. When my brother said we were going to sell the house, Rhoda told us we could sell

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it only to her and at a greatly reduced price. My father intended to leave everything to his children, not his grandchildren. This has split our family apart, and I don’t know if we ever will get over the hard feelings that Rhoda has caused. She feels no remorse and still believes she should get the family home because Dad “promised” it to her. I say she gets nothing. More importantly, she never should have gone to my father on his deathbed to begin with. What do you

Familiar characters get 2nd chances Two Sunday offerings prove that sometimes the best “new” characters are variations on the old. Now in its second season, “Episodes” (9:30 p.m. Sunday, Showtime) stars Matt LeBlanc as a fictionalized version of himself, a character not terribly removed from his old “Friends” incarnation, Joey Tribbiani. For the uninitiated, “Episodes” stars Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig as Sean and Beverly Lincoln, married British television writers who try to turn their successful BBC comedy “Lyman’s Boys” into an American sitcom. Hollywood transforms the tale of a genteel prep school t e a c h e r into a comedy called “Pucks!” about a brash hockey coach (LeBlanc). In season one, the desecration of the Lincolns’ show took a backseat to the destruction of their marriage. Consumed with jealousy, Beverly has a regrettable fling with Matt that forces her and Sean into the awkward position of living separately while still writing together. As we enter season two, Matt is contrite about hurting Sean and breaking up his budding “bromance” with the comedy writer. “Episodes” is a really fun show and a throwback to the days when half-hour sitcoms were breezy, light and frankly adult without being capsized by sleaze.

How do you return to a show’s beloved character? Particularly when its devoted audience knows that the character and the man who portrayed him are dead? Well, that’s what prequels are for! Shaun Evans plays a young Detective Morse in “Endeavour” on “Masterpiece Mystery!” (8 p.m. Sunday, PBS, check local listings). The original British series, “Inspector Morse,” aired from 1987 to 2000, when the title character, originally played by John Thaw, was killed. Thaw died in 2002. Set in the mid-1960s, “Endeavour” introduces Morse shortly after dropping out of Oxford and taking up police work.

Sunday’s other highlights

Scheduled U.S. Olympic Trials (NBC) include Swimming (7 p.m.) and Gymnastics (8 p.m. and 9p.m.).

Windy City charity on “Secret Millionaire” (7p.m., ABC).

A new show takes shape on “The Newsroom” (9 p.m., HBO).

“Weeds” (9 p.m., Showtime) enters its final season.

BIRTHDAYS Actress Olivia de Havilland is 96. Actress-dancer Leslie Caron is 81. Actor Jamie Farr is 78. Cookiemaker Wally Amos is 76. Actress Karen Black is 73. Dancerchoreographer Twyla Tharp is 71. Actress Genevieve Bujold is 70. Rock singer-actress Deborah Harry is 67. Actor-comedian Dan Aykroyd is 60. Olympic gold medal track star Carl Lewis is 51. Actor Andre Braugher is 50. Actress Pamela Anderson is 45. Actress Liv Tyler is 35.

say? — Split Families Dear Split: Rhoda sounds like a vulture. If your father had a legal will, the attorney (not the family members) should inform Rhoda that she is not entitled to the house or the proceeds from its sale. Of course, if the majority of your siblings choose to sell her the house anyway, there’s not much you can do. Your letter should serve as a reminder to our readers to put their wishes in writing while they are of sound mind and not leave the door open to mercenary relatives who try to take advantage. Dear Annie: What should you do if your husband of 46 years tells you that you are terribly obese? Yes, I am 30 pounds over my ideal weight, but that hardly justifies his comment. He has made other insulting remarks to me in the past. But this

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For Sunday, July 1: This year is preparing you and clearing the way to an even more dynamic time in your life from 2013 to 2014. What no longer functions in your life, and that which cannot be tinkered into working, needs to be let go. If you are single, you might want to be cautious around a new unknown person. If you are attached, the two of you relate with greater intensity, for better or for worse. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  You are often referred to as the sign of the pioneer. You will be off visiting yonder lands and/or developing the skills of an armchair traveler. Tonight: Tap into your imagination. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  You enjoy a partner, dear loved one or friend to the utmost. You make plans that both of you find interesting. Tonight: Go for a one-on-one conversation. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  The type of demand and intensity that might be headed your way could overwhelm many people, but not you. If you act too quickly, you could miss out on the full impact of this experience. Tonight: Listen to offers first. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Pace yourself. You seem to be carrying more than your share of responsibilities. Tonight: Relax as much as you can. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Your version of how to “live it up” delights others, as they toss their hats into the circle to join in the fun. Let the kid in you emerge more. Tonight: As if there is no

one hurt my feelings so much that I cannot deal with it. Is this abuse? — Crying in Ohio Dear Crying: If your husband constantly belittles and humiliates you, it is emotional abuse. If he makes an insulting remark once every few years, he is simply a jackass. But after 46 years, why did this particular comment strike you so hard? Are you sensitive about your weight? Do you fear he no longer finds you attractive? Or was it just the straw that broke the camel’s back? Tell your husband how much his remark hurt you. You also can get some counseling, with or without him, to learn how to best deal with such an insensitive partner. — Send questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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tomorrow. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  You might become overly tense when dealing with other people. You make certain assumptions and judgments about a situation that cause you to stress out. Tonight: At your pad. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Be aware of the many calls you must return, but also remain sensitive to that one person who needs your attention most. A neighbor or sibling has an important message. Tonight: Hang out. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Your words make an impact, but your actions are even more memorable. Conversations seem to take on a quality of control and/or dominance. Tonight: Make an important call first. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  You are like a horse coming out of the gate in full gallop. You are off and ready to do what you want. Tonight: Whatever you can dream up. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Listen to news with a grain salt. You might want to understand exactly what is happening here. Tonight: Take care of yourself tonight. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Where your friends get together could be a fun place to hang out. Let stress leave as laughter enters. Tonight: Don’t worry about tomorrow. Live now. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Invite others to join you and a loved one for a late lunch. Everyone has a great time while also getting to meet some new people. Tonight: A must happening. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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Surge in violence spurs new fears to join efforts to oust alMaliki if a power-sharing agreement is not reached. Al-Maliki, who won a second term in 2010, followed with a threat to call for early elections that would dissolve parliament if government infighting does not stop.

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KOFI ANNAN, JOINT SPECIAL ENVOY OF THE UNITED NATIONS and the Arab League for Syria, speaks during a news conference following the Action Group on Syria meeting in the Palace of Nations on Saturday at the United Nations’ Headquarters in Geneva.

Conference leaves open Assad question By John Heilprin and Matthew Lee Associated Press

GENEVA — An international conference on Saturday accepted a U.N.brokered peace plan that calls for the creation of a transitional government in Syria, but at Russia’s insistence the compromise agreement left the door open to Syria’s president being part of it. The U.S. backed away from insisting that the plan should explicitly call for President Bashar Assad to have no role in a new Syrian government, hoping the concession would encourage Assad Russia to put greater pressure on its longtime ally to end the violent crackdown that the opposition says has claimed more than 14,000 lives. But even with Russia’s most explicit statement of support yet for a political transition in Syria, it is far from certain that the plan will have any real effect in curbing the violence. A key phrase in the agreement requires that the transitional governing body “shall be formed on the basis of mutual consent,” effectively giving the present government and the opposition veto power over each other. Syrian opposition figures immediately rejected any notion of sharing in a transition with Assad, though the agreement also requires security force chiefs and services to have the confidence of the people. Assad’s government had no immediate reaction, but he has repeatedly said his government has a responsibility to eliminate terrorists and will not accept any non-Syrian model of governance.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton insisted on Saturday that Assad would still have to go, saying it is now “incumbent on Russia and China to show Assad the writing on the wall” and help force his departure.” “There is a credible alternative to the Assad regime,” she said. “What we have done here is to strip away the fiction that he and those with blood on their hands can stay in power.” Kofi Annan was appointed the special envoy in February, and in March he submitted a six-point peace plan that he said the Assad regime accepted. It led to the April 12 ceasefire agreement that failed to hold. Moscow had refused to back a provision that would call for Assad to step aside, insisting that outsiders cannot order a political solution for Syria and accusing the West of ignoring the darker side of the Syrian opposition. The opposition has made clear it would not take part in a government in which Assad still held power. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov underlined that the plan does not require Assad’s ouster, saying there is “no attempt in the document to impose on the Syrian people any type of transitional process.” Lavrov accused armed opposition groups in Syria of provoking the government to use force disproportionately. “We cannot say that the regime should simply withdraw its heavy artillery that it is shooting at armed citizens,” he said, referring to one of the conditions that the U.N. had set for sending truce monitors to Syria. “Certain armed groups and those who sponsor them are always trying to provoke the spiraling violence.”

BAGHDAD — A half year after the U.S. military left Iraq, dire predictions seem to be coming true: The country is mired in violence, and the government is on the verge of collapsing. With no relief in sight, there’s growing talk of Iraq as a failed state as al-Qaida’s local wing staged near daily attacks that killed at least 234 people in June. Iraq no longer suffers widespread retaliatory killings between Sunni and Shiite extremists that brought the country to the brink of civil war. But the spike in violence heightens fears that Iraq could limp along for years as an unstable and dangerous country.

Second-deadliest month June was the seconddeadliest month since U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq in mid-December as insurgents exploited the political struggles between the country’s ethnic and sectarian factions. More significant than the numbers was the fact that insurgents appeared able to sustain the level of violence over a longer period than usual. There was a major deadly bombing or shooting rampage almost every three days, many targeting Shiite pilgrims. The violence has brought the weakness of Iraq’s security apparatus into sharp focus even as deepening political divisions dim the prospects that the country will emerge as a stable democracy after decades of war and dictatorship. “The state is almost paralyzed and dysfunctional due to political feuds. In such circumstances, the secu-

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ZAINAB ABBAS INSPECTS HER DESTROYED HOUSE a day after a car bomb attack in the Washash neighborhood of Baghdad on Friday. June was the second-deadliest month since U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq in mid-December, but more significant than the numbers was the fact that insurgents appeared able to sustain the level of violence over a longer period than usual. rity forces also will be paralyzed, and the insurgents groups are making use of this chaos,” Haider al-Saadi, the Shiite owner of internet cafe in eastern Baghdad, said Saturday. “I do not think that al-Qaida is getting any stronger — it is the state that is getting weaker.” The situation deteriorated shortly after American troops left Iraq on Dec. 18, following failed negotiations to stay beyond a yearend withdrawal deadline that was cemented in a 2008 security agreement. The next day Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s government issued terror

charges against Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, one of Iraq’s highest-ranking Sunnis, who fled Baghdad and remains on the lam. Sunni lawmakers briefly boycotted parliament and al-Maliki’s cabinet in protest. By spring, leaders of the self-ruled Kurdish northern region joined the Sunni-dominated Iraqiya political coalition against alMaliki, whom they accused of refusing to share power. And last week, in the first major defection by an influential Shiite leader, anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said he would direct his followers

Miss. may be only state without abortion clinic By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press

JACKSON, MISS. — Mississippi could soon become the only state without an abortion clinic because of a new law taking effect this weekend. Critics say the law would force women to drive hours across the state line to obtain a constitutionally protected procedure, or could even force some to carry unwanted pregnancies to term. Top officials, including the governor, say limiting the number of abortions is exactly what they have in mind. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant frequently says he wants Mississippi to be “abortion-free.” “If it closes that clinic, then so be it,” Bryant said as in April as he signed the law, which takes effect today. Abortion rights sup-

They’re not even pretending it’s about public safety. They’re openly saying they’re using this law to try to shut down the last abortion provider in the state.” — Michelle Movahed of the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, on the Mississippi legislators and elected officials porters have sued, asking a judge to temporarily block the law from taking effect. So far, that hasn’t happened. The law requires anyone performing abortions at the state’s only clinic to be an OB-GYN with privileges to admit patients to a local hospital. Such privileges can be difficult to obtain,

and the clinic contends the mandate is designed to put it out of business. A clinic spokeswoman, Betty Thompson, has said the two physicians who do abortions there are OB-GYNs who travel from other states. Michelle Movahed of the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights is one of the attorneys representing the Mississippi clinic in its federal lawsuit. She said in an interview Friday that several states — including Mississippi, Kansas and Oklahoma — have tried in the past two or three years to chip away at access to abortion. “One of the things that has really been surprising about Mississippi is how open the legislators and elected officials have been about their intentions,” Movahed said. “They’re not even pretending it’s about public safety.

Gas below graveyards raises moral, money questions By Julie Carr Smyth Associated Press

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Loved ones aren’t the only thing buried in the 122-year-old Lowellville Cemetery in eastern Ohio. Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas. Whether to drill for that gas is causing soulsearching as cemeteries — including veterans’ final resting places in Colorado and Mississippi — join parks, playgrounds, churches and residential backyards among the ranks of places targeted in the nation’s shale drilling boom. Opponents say cemeteries are hallowed ground that shouldn’t be sullied by drilling activity they worry will be noisy, smelly and unsightly. Defenders say the drilling is so deep that it doesn’t disturb the cemetery and can generate revenue to

Opponents say cemeteries are hallowed ground that shouldn’t be sullied by drilling activity they worry will be noisy, smelly and unsightly. Defenders say the drilling is so deep that it doesn’t disturb the cemetery and can generate revenue to enhance the roads and grounds. enhance the roads and grounds. “Most people don’t like it,” said 70-year-old Marilee Pilkington, who lives down the road from the cemetery in rural Poland Township and whose father, brother, nephew and niece are all buried there. “I think it’s a dumb idea because I wouldn’t want anyone up there disturbing the dead, number one, and, number two, I don’t like the aspect of drilling,” she said. Township trustees received a proposal this year to lease cemetery mineral rights for $140,000, plus 16 percent

‘Political strife’ In calling for an early election, al-Maliki is betting he would win with enough widespread support to gain undisputed power. His political coalition fell short of winning the most seats in parliament in 2010 elections and back-room dealing among political parties delayed a new government from taking over for nine months. Government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh agreed Saturday that the political crisis has fueled June’s violent surge. “The insurgents are making use of the political differences in the country, and the recent attacks are the result of this political strife,” al-Dabbagh said. Violence has been steady across Iraq so far this year, but the levels of attacks in June soared beyond the occasional, if spectacular, wave of bombings that is al-Qaida’s usual pattern. Victims mostly have been Shiite pilgrims, government officials and security forces — three of al-Qaida’s favorite targets. Al-Qaida front group the Islamic State of Iraq claimed responsibility for a June 13 wave of nearly two dozen bombings nationwide that killed 72 Iraqis. The coordination, sophistication and targets of several other attacks also bore the hallmarks of the terror network.

of any royalties, for any oil and gas. Similar offers soon followed at two other area cemeteries. Longtime Trustee Mark Naples felt the same way as Pilkington when the issue arose — despite the fact $140,000 could cover the cemetery’s budget, minus road maintenance, for more than 20 years. “Our concern was we weren’t going to let anybody come in there and move anything” in the cemetery, he said. “They weren’t going to have my vote for that.” John Campbell, a lease agent for Campbell Development LLC, a compa-

ny based in Fort Worth, Texas, declined a request for more information on his proposal, which was not expected to stir any graves. He said only that the offer was not accepted. It was just more fuel for drilling opponents in the Youngstown area, already rocked by a series of earthquakes that have been tied to deep-well injection of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing and other drilling activities. They’re now fighting for a citywide drilling ban. Concerns are driven largely by a lack of information, said John Stephenson, president of the Texas Cemeteries Association. “A lot of it just has to do with the way that it’s presented,” he said. “You’re hundreds of feet below the ground, and it’s not disturbing any graves.” It’s possible to reach oil and gas deposits now

from drilling rigs placed sometimes miles away because of advances in what’s called horizontal drilling. The technology has made vast new shale energy deposits available under the Northeast, Texas and elsewhere. Stephenson leased mineral rights under two of his cemeteries within the past three years, he said. Each is about a century old and populated with 75,000 graves. Revenue from the leases — he wouldn’t say how much — has allowed him to pave roads, repair fences and make other improvements during economic hard times. The Catholic Cemeteries Association in Pittsburgh also saw benefits to leasing mineral rights under 11 of its cemeteries comprising more than 1,200 acres. The five-year lease, signed in 2008, came to light through news reports in 2010.

They’re openly saying they’re using this law to try to shut down the last abortion provider in the state.” The lawsuit by the clinic, Jackson Women’s Health Organization, notes that Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says on his website that the new abortion law “not only protects the health of the mother but should close the only abortion clinic in Mississippi.” Religious-affiliated hospitals might not grant admitting privileges to those who perform elective abortions, while other hospitals might not grant them to out-of-state physicians who travel to Jackson to work at the clinic. As of Friday, the final business day before the new law kicks in today, physicians working at the clinic had applied for the admitting privileges but hadn’t received them.

Stolen Dali painting mailed back to NYC NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says a stolen Salvador Dali painting has been mailed back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Kennedy International Airport. The $150,000 work of art was swiped from a Madison Avenue art gallery last week by a man posing as a customer who walked out with the watercolor and ink painting in a shopping bag. Inspection service spokeswoman Donna Harris tells The New York Times the gallery received an email this week that said the painting had been sent back. A tracking number was included. The gallery contacted police, and the painting was intercepted Friday. No arrests have been made. The 1949 painting, “Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio,” was part of the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery’s very first exhibition. The gallery didn’t comment.

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