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“I’ve always wondered what that little boy was thinking about when he sat in that attic by himself alone for seven, eight, nine hours; during the heat of the day, into the darkness of the night, all by himself.”

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Westar upgrades designed to stop outages By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

Westar Energy officials agree with their customers about one thing: The recent number of power outages is unacceptable. In the past month and a half, OPEN six major power HOUSE outages have been reported. All but Westar will hold one has been due an open house to an equipment from 5 p.m. to failure. 8 p.m. July 28 “Believe me, at Spring Hill we don’t like it Suites, 1 Riveranymore than front Plaza. anybody else. We The open house understand that focuses on the it is unacceptable work being reliability,” Westdone at the ar region director Sixth Street Randy Richardsubstation. son said. “And we are taking steps to assure we are upgrading and doing everything Please see WESTAR, page 2A

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RACHEL PEREZ TALKS DURING AN INTERVIEW from a cell at the Johnson County New Century Adult Detention Center on June 21. In August 2010, Perez was arrested on a routine traffic warrant. After questions were raised by family members concerning the whereabouts of her then 6-year-old son with Down syndrome, law enforcement officials searched her home, where they found the boy in the attic on the brink of starvation and weighing less than 20 pounds.

Experts say mother’s treatment of 6-year-old among worst cases of abuse they’ve ever seen By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

DE SOTO — On Aug. 17, 2010, Rachel Perez, 26, phoned her grandmother from the Johnson County Jail to say she’d been arrested on a traffic warrant. Perez asked about getting a lawyer and making bail. When the De Soto woman called back a half-hour later, things had taken a dramatic turn. Perez’s father, Martin Foster, answered this time and unleashed an expletive-laced tirade. The angry, disappointed Foster couldn’t believe what his daughter had done. “We found him, Rachel, in your attic!” he yelled. Perez denied it, saying she wasn’t even tall enough to reach the attic. “You will never convince me of that,” Foster said. “You put a little baby in a (expletive) attic!” “Oh my God,” Perez said.

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RACHEL PEREZ LIVED in this De Soto home with her three children before she was arrested Aug. 17, 2010. Later that day, police found her 6-year-old son in the home’s attic. “Oh my God.” “Why? Why?” Foster said. “Are you that ashamed of him?” A 6-year-old boy with Down syndrome had been left starving in an attic, and now Perez’s family knew.

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second-degree murder in Perez’s case. ● March 18: Perez pleads guilty to child abuse and child endangerment and no contest to the attempted seconddegree murder charge. ● May 26: Ruddick sentences Perez to the maximum on all three counts — a total of 102 months — seven months on child endangerment, 34 months on child abuse and 61 months for attempted seconddegree murder. The judge rejects a request by Perez’s attorney and rules that Perez must serve the sentences consecutively.

KU’s Natural History Museum director shares experiences Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series of stories by reporter Andy Hyland, asking Kansas University staff to share “16 Things I’ve Done.” By Andy Hyland ahyland@ljworld.com

I first got the idea from a newspaper in San Diego, which went around to academics and simply got them talking about things they’ve done. I wanted to do that at Kansas University, and I knew where I wanted to start: in the office of Leonard Krishtalka, director of KU’s Natural History Museum and biodiversity research center. He agreed to be the guinea pig for the idea — but was adamant that he not be treated as some kind of celebrity and that we avoid focusing on trite clichés. “It’s not about me,” he said. “Focus on the big ideas.” He has helped expand the focus of the museum to include biodiversity informatics, which includes predictive aspects of the work of the museum as well as descriptive ones. And here are 16 things he’s done: 1. Walked with his father under the stars in Montreal, where he was born. His father asked him how many stars there were in the Please see 16 THINGS, page 2A

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Margaret Nadine Vannattan Margaret Nadine Vannattan, 95, Perry, died Friday, July 1, 2011 at the Deer Park North care facility in Meriden. She was born October 27, 1915 at Perry, the daughter of Elmer and Iva Mae Thompson Williamson and was a lifelong resident of Perry. She Vannattan was a 1935 graduate and Valedictorian of Perry Rural High School. Margaret worked as a Postal Clerk for 23 years at the Perry Post Office, retiring in 1980. She was a member of Perry United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. She was married to Albert Elwood “Pete” Vannattan

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on September 2, 1939 at Topeka, he preceded her in death on July 23, 1964. She is survived by a daughter, Willa (Jack) Annis, Perry, two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Johnson, a grandson, Shawn Annis, a brother, Benjamin Williamson, and four sisters, Agnes Grandstaff, Wilma Metzger, Mary Davis and Betty Machacek. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday at the Perry United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Memorials may be made to Perry United Methodist Church in care of the Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066.

RECENT OUTAGES May 15: A cable in a manhole at the Sixth Street substation violently failed. One cable was placed out of service and other ones were compromised. More than 5,800 people didn’t have power for more than an hour.

May 15 outage On a quiet Sunday morning in mid-May, a violent fault from a cable in a manhole near the Sixth Street substation set off the recent string of Westar’s power outage woes. That explosion knocked out two of the substation’s three transformers, and more than 5,800 customers were without power. The explosion left one cable unusable and another one that could go at anytime. Several others were compromised. The cable leaving the Sixth Street substation, which serves parts of downtown, north Lawrence and east Lawrence, dates back to the 1970s when the substation was put in place. The cable’s life expectancy was 30 to 50 years. Two years ago, a company tested the cables for problems and didn’t identify any issues. But over time, a combination of weather damage and the wear and tear of operating around the clock at full capacity resulted in the cable failure. Soon after the cable failed May 15, Westar agreed to move forward with an upgrade to the substation that is expected to cost more than $1 million. Eight cables were going to be replaced. “We did recognize that after it happened that it would be a good time to repair and upgrade all the circuits coming out of there to bring them up to current standards,” said Jeff McKee, Westar’s director of operations in Lawrence. The primary concern during the project was that as cables were being replaced, other cables had to increase the amount of electricity they were carrying. Those increases were coming just as the weather was heating up and the demand for electricity was already growing.

May 23: A flock of birds caused a piece of equipment that ties together two transformers to fail. The equipment was at the Lawrence Hills substation and left 4,000 people without power.

June 10 outage The project took another hit June 10 when a switch melted out. The switch was rated to carry 600 amps of electricity. That day it was carrying 500 amps as energy loads had been shifted to other cables for the replacement of other cables to move forward. “It should have been able to handle it, but over time a switch like that, that has been in place a long time, a high resistance joint develops. And it got hot, and once it failed, it failed violently,” McKee said. In that event, about 4,800 customers lost power, among them was the city of Lawrence’s Outdoor Aquatic Center. Since then, the switch and others at the substation have been replaced with 900-amp switches. “So everything has improved,” McKee said. So far, Westar has replaced six of the substation’s eight cables and plans to be finished by mid-July. The new cables have 30 percent more capacity and more insulation than the ones that date back to the 1970s. The installation of new cables helps ease Wes-

Lawrence Hills substation The Sixth Street substation wasn’t the only area in Lawrence that has seen electricity problems these past few weeks. At the Lawrence Hills substation, which serves west Lawrence, a brand new breaker faulted. The cause hasn’t been identified. A month before that, a flock of birds caused a piece of equipment that ties two transformers together to fail at the same substation. On June 15, there were two power failures — one in west Lawrence and another in northern Lawrence — when two lightning arresters failed. Another group of power outages were the result of trees that came down during storms. Bottom line, Richardson said he hopes these recent round of upgrades will result in more reliable service. “There are no 100 percent guarantees. But the upgrades and things we are doing now will definitely help keep things reliable,” Richardson said.

June 10: More than 5,000 people were without power when a switch melted out at the Sixth Street substation. June 15: Two lightning arresters failed causing two different power outages. In the first power outage, 1,000 people near Sixth Street and Iowa were affected. In the second outage, more than 1,800 people in northern Lawrence were without power. June 19: Lightning and down tree limbs caused about 3,600 customers to lose power during a storm that rolled through Douglas County. June 27: About 2,600 customers lost power when a new breaker failed at the Lawrence Hills substation. Westar hasn’t identified the cause of the breaker failure. tar’s concerns about handling the increase in load as the temperatures rise. “We are over a little bit more of a hump. As we pick these up, there’s a little more relief on the system. We have a little more backup,” McKee said. “When you don’t have a lot of places to switch stuff to, it makes you a little nervous.” Westar is looking at other parts of the system that might need to be upgraded. As the electricity leaves the substation and moves closer to homes, Westar is checking to make sure the wires are large enough to meet the increasing energy loads. Infrared cameras also will be used to help determine problems in switches such as the one that caused the power outage June 10.

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LEONARD KRISHTALKA is a Kansas University professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and director of KU’s Natural History Museum.

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sky. Knowing it to be a trick, Krishtalka said he didn’t know. “365,232,657,089,” his father said. When Krishtalka asked how he knew, his father replied. “If you don’t believe me, count.” 2. Dissected a frog with his mother on the kitchen table as part of a homework assignment while at McGill University in Montreal. “There is this huge diversity of life, and there is a pattern to this diversity,” he said. “These were wondrous patterns I wanted to understand.” 3. Dropped out before he failed his third year at McGill. He entered at 16 and found that the movie theater down the street from the university showed three movies a day. He wasn’t mature enough at the time, he said, and watched 15 movies a week instead of going to class. 4. Worked menial jobs in Alberta for two years after that, including one in a paper mill. He came back, though, two years later, to the University of Alberta, where he discovered paleontology. He said he was “inculcated with his parents’ idea that education was everything.” 5. Discovered a complete skull of a horned, triceratopslike dinosaur called monoclonius in Alberta. When he saw the tip of the nose horn poking out of the ground, and the base of the skull a few feet away, he knew what he had found. 6. Smoked for much of his career, and rolled his own cigarettes with Drum tobacco. When he’d go out into the

field, he’d never smoke a cigarette until he found the first fossil of the day. No fossils meant no cigarettes. 7. Studied under Craig Black both at Kansas and Texas Tech, where Black became the director of the Natural History Museum. Black became like a mentor to Krishtalka and taught him to ask the big questions. “What does it all mean?” Black would press him to answer. 8. Noticed a blue car when he first came to KU as a Ph.D. student in the 1970s that seemed to be following him everywhere. Men with suits were in the car. He wondered if they were the KBI, watching him or someone else around him for who knows what reason. “It scared me,” he said. “I had never seen anything like this in Canada.” He walked up to the men one day and knocked on their window, and told them he would be soon going to the Baskin-Robbins ice cream store. He didn’t see them again after that. 9. Wrote two novels, drawing on an appreciation for the role of the arts and the humanities in science. He’s unpublished but is represented by a literary agent in London. One involves a paleontologist who disappears on an expedition, and another deals with cave art, he said. 10. Raised two children: Zack and Molly. He said he’s tried to teach them to do three things — “Be smart, question authority and kick ass.” That last one is figuratively and not literally, he’s quick to add. 11. Bicycled up and down Mont Ventoux in southern France in 5-degree weather. It’s a mountain that’s frequently featured in the Tour

de France. He did it with a cycling group, and his son, about 14 or 15 at the time, met him at the top, where he was so cold, he could barely get off his bike. “I did it for Zack, I suppose,” Krishtalka said, as part of showing him what “kicking ass” was all about. 12. Traded papers with his daughter, who is in law school at McGill University. He often reads her papers. He’s not allowed to edit them — he just gives feedback. She reads his op-ed pieces before they run. She’s allowed to edit them. 13. Been written about in Time magazine twice — once for helping to find a large fossil site in Wyoming and once for f inding a part of the famous prehuman “Lucy” fossil in Africa. “That doesn’t make me a celebrity,” he said. “Any fool can find fossils.” 14. Threw the Lucy fossil — a part of the skull about the size of a small turtle shell — like a Frisbee to another colleague, who fortunately caught it. That was not a good idea, he admits now. 15. Worked at the National Science Foundation for three years, where he reviewed some of the most exciting projects that were going on around the country, and only got to fund about a third of them. 16. Argued for the inclusion of the teaching of evolution in high schools when it was threatened in Kansas. His greatest disappointment, he said, is “that people will not separate faith and belief from reason and thought.” — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.

Lawrence man seeks new sexual battery trial based on claims of new evidence By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

A Lawrence man serving a 22-year prison sentence for aggravated sexual battery is asking a Douglas County judge to give him a new trial and claims new evidence proves he is innocent. But Douglas County prosecutors question the credibility of the witnesses who 28year-old Jason Ellison has cited, including two other prison inmates. District Judge Robert Fairchild has scheduled a July 11 hearing to hear evidence about Ellison’s claims in the case. A Douglas County jury in November 2006 convicted Ellison of aggravated sexual battery and found him not guilty of attempted aggravated criminal sodomy, and Fairchild sentenced Ellison to serve 272 months in prison. According to court records, a sister of Ellison’s former girlfriend in July 2006 accused Ellison of attempting to molest her twice when he lived with the family.

But Ellison says witnesses allege in four instances since the trial the woman indicated to them her allegations about Ellison were not true, and defense attorney Napoleon Crews said one witness alleged the woman said she wanted to punish Ellison for cheating on her sister. “The victim didn’t start making these statements until after he was convicted,” Crews told Fairchild at an earlier hearing. One of the witnesses the defense cites is Jeffrey Campbell, a 34-year-old prison inmate currently at Larned State Hospital. In an affidavit, he said the woman “openly” told him and other people in a room on Dec. 16, 2006, that her accusations were not true and that she was upset one of the charges against Ellison was dropped. Campbell said she made these statements three days before the Ottawa shooting he was convicted of being involved in. Campbell is currently serving an attempted murder sentence.

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Douglas County prosecutors say Fairchild should dismiss the motion for a new trial because the statements are biased, including one from Ellison’s father, Terry Ellison. “Ellison’s affidavits do not credibly demonstrate new evidence under the legal standard,” Assistant District Attorney Patrick Hurley wrote in a motion. “The four affidavits are not credible, irrelevant and are unduly biased.” According to court records, the new witnesses’ allegations came to light as part of an investigation by student interns from the Kansas University School of Law’s Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies. The Kansas Court of Appeals upheld the conviction, and the Kansas Supreme Court refused to hear Ellison’s appeal in January 2009.

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War’s deadly toll hasn’t eased Despite U.S. reports of progress on the battlefield, American troops were killed in the first half of this year at the same pace as in 2010 — an indication that the war’s toll on U.S. forces has not eased as the Obama administration moves to shift the burden to the Afghans. While the overall international death toll dropped by 14 percent in the first half of the year, the number of Americans who died remained virtually unchanged, 197 this year compared with 195 in the first six months of last year, according to a tally by The Associated Press. Americans have been involved in some of the fiercest fighting as the U.S. administration sent more than 30,000 extra troops in a bid to pacify areas in the Taliban’s southern heartland and other dangerous areas. U.S. military officials have predicted more tough fighting through the summer as the Taliban try to regain territory they have lost. President Barack Obama has begun to reverse the surge of American forces, ordering a reduction of 10,000 by the end of the year and another 23,000 by September 2012. 2 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Obama: Nothing off-limits in budget President Barack Obama said Saturday that “nothing can be off-limits” in the budget debate — even though Republicans have said tax increases are. The president said every tax break and federal program must come under scrutiny. With an Aug. 2 deadline looming to raise the government borrowing limit, the president used his weekly radio and Internet address to call on Congress to make a deal. He also renewed his call for Congress to eliminate some tax breaks for the well-off as part of any agreement. Republicans want deep spending cuts without any tax increases while Obama and Democrats call for what they term a “balanced” approach. That means one that also includes new revenue in the form of higher taxes for some, though Democrats steer clear of using phrases like “tax increases” or “higher taxes.” “Now, it would be nice if we could keep every tax break, but we can’t afford them,” Obama said. “Because if we choose to keep those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, or for hedge fund managers and corporate jet owners, or for oil and gas companies pulling in huge profits without our help — then we’ll have to make even deeper cuts somewhere else.” 3 | MONACO

Prince weds bride in lavish ceremony Monaco’s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene promised each other love and fidelity in an extravagant religious wedding Saturday attended by international celebrities and royalty, bringing new allure to the tiny principality known for its luxurious casinos and as stomping ground for the rich and famous. The Catholic service followed an intimate civil ceremony Friday, which saw Charlene officially transformed from commoner into royalty. The marriage of the 53-year-old prince and the 33-year-old Charlene Wittstock, a one-time Olympic swimmer from South Africa who is now known as Princess Charlene, ended a three-decade wait for a new princess. The last wedding of a ruling prince in Monaco was in 1956, when Hollywood star Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III.

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LAWRENCE RESIDENT HAROLD RIEHM PORTRAYS Charles Robinson, pictured in background, who was the first governor of Kansas, during the dedication of a new history exhibit in the Carnegie Library building in downtown Lawrence on Saturday.

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DOUGLAS COUNTY UNDERWATER SEARCH AND RECOVERY TEAM MEMBERS SEARCH the swimming beach area at Lone Star Lake for a missing 7-year-old Kansas City, Mo., boy on Saturday. The crew suspended their search for the night and is scheduled to resume at first light today.

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A Douglas County underwater search and recovery team planned to resume a search at Lone Star Lake for a 7-year-old Kansas City, Mo., boy at first light today after being unable to find him Saturday evening. Sgt. Steve Lewis, a Douglas County Sheriff ’s spokesman, said witnesses had reported last seeing the boy swimming in the beach area in the afternoon, but he was reported missing and off icers were called to the county lake southwest of Lawrence at 3:50 p.m. Officers later roped off the swimming beach near the campground and called in the underwater team, which arrived at 6:40 p.m. and began searching water around a dock that separates shallow water

near the beach from the rest of the lake to the north, Lewis said. Rylan Adams, a 12-year-old Atchison boy at the lake with his family, said the atmosphere changed drastically at the lake in a few minutes Saturday afternoon from a fun holiday weekend into a stressful search for the missing boy. Rylan said he was playing in the water inside the dock, and he saw the boy who was later reported missing splashing in the water as well. Rylan didn’t know the boy. “He didn’t go farther than his chest because he couldn’t really swim,” he said. Rylan said about 10 minutes later he heard an adult ask where the boy was. He looked and didn’t see the boy in the water any more. Within minutes several adults began searching around the beach area before calling law enforcement.

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Frederick Law Olmsted is best remembered as the creator of such green space Prince William and Kate were met by a small masterworks as New York’s Central Park, group of protesters Saturday in the French-speaking the grounds of the 1893 province of Quebec as the royal couple visited a chilWorld’s Fair in Chicago dren’s hospital during a nine-day journey through and Stanford UniversiCanada on their first official overseas trip. ty’s campus. About 35 protesters, including members of the sepBut he was a restless, aratist group Reseau de Resistance du Quebecois, or spirited man who Quebecker Resistance Network, stood outside Sainteengaged in a variety of Justine University Hospital Centre in Montreal chantiendeavors. One of those ng “A united people will never be vanquished.” — on the eve of the Civil Justin Martin They carried signs that read “Parasites go home,” War — involved is author of “War Criminals,” and “Your fortune came from the Lawrence and the Bleed“Genius of Place: ing Kansas struggles. blood of our ancestors.” “It’s a symbol of English dominance over Quebec,” The Life of During the early said 30-year-old lawyer Antoine Pich of the couple’s Frederick Law 1850s, Olmsted made a visit. name for himself as a Olmsted.” The demonstrations were a rare moment of criticism journalist. He worked aimed at the young royals, who have for the most part for a startup newspaper: been welcomed with open arms by Canadians eager to The New York Daily Times (it would later catch a glimpse of the glamorous newlyweds. drop the “Daily”). And he had an incred-

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There was plenty of fanfare at the Carnegie Library building Saturday as a new history exhibit opened celebrating Lawrence and the region’s contributions to freedom. Tributes to Bleeding Kansas, the Civil War up to the civil rights era lined the walls of the city’s refurbished building at the corner of Ninth and Vermont streets, and members of the public got their first peek of the exhibit Saturday. For Lawrence resident Deanell Tacha, a founding chairwoman of the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area, it was a highlight to just see people’s faces. “It’s just been so inspiring. We’ve had people of all ages in here,” said Tacha Saturday evening as she greeted dozens of people who streamed in for the evening grand opening event. Please see EXHIBIT, page 4A

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“We all looked around here,” Rylan said. “He’s really young, and I wanted to help.” Lewis said the sheriff ’s office had called a chaplain to help the boy’s parents during the search. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family,” he said. He also said looking for a missing child can be difficult on law enforcement and medical personnel. “It’s definitely significantly hard on the family and friends, but it’s also tough on first responders, especially when it’s a child,” he said. Lewis said the underwater team planned to resume its search this morning, and the sheriff’s office was hoping to be able to use a boat with sidereading sonar to assist in the search.

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ible assignment: Travel across the South, treating the region as a foreign correspondent would. Olmsted’s dispatches — penetrating, balanced, humane — were eagerly read by Northerners looking for a window into the Southern mindset and intentions. Along the way, given all that he witnessed, Olmsted became a fervent abolitionist. In 1855, a man named James Abbott arranged a meeting with Olmsted. Abbott was one of the many people who had moved to Kansas under the aegis of the New England Emigrant Aid Co. This was an outfit that relocated farmers with free soil leanings, paying their passage to Kansas from states such as Connecticut and Maine. Abbott was now an officer with a militia, bent on making sure that if Kansas gained statehood it would be as a free state. Abbott was on a trip back East soliciting funds to purchase weapons for his militia.

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THIS PHOTO SHOWS FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED'S HOWITZER, which he purchased in New York and had shipped to Lawrence, where it was mounted in front of the Free State Hotel, the future site of the Eldridge Hotel. Although Olmsted was best known as a landscape architect for co-designing such famous green spaces as New York's Central Park, he was also a fervent abolitionist and Please see CANNON, page 4A helped raise money to arm a militia.


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During visits to Hartford, Conn., and Providence, R.I., Abbott had already raised enough money to buy 100 Sharps rifles, a.k.a. Beecher’s Bibles. In New York, he connected with Olmsted and dubbed him acting commissioner of his free state activities. Olmsted raised more than $300 for Abbott’s cause from fellow Eastern abolitionists including Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune and coiner of the term “Bleeding Kansas.” Ever diligent, Olmsted decided to talk with an expert before purchasing weapons for Abbott’s militia. He consulted a veteran of European warfare, a man who had fought under Giuseppe

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Tacha said young people and educators were part of an afternoon crowd that came to view the exhibits. Several city and county leaders attended the evening grand opening, which included Harold Riehm portraying Charles Robinson, the state’s first governor. Judy Billings, director of the organization that oversees the heritage area, said the exhibit is meant to serve as an introduction for the entire area, which includes 41 counties in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. The Carnegie serves as the headquarters for the heritage area, and the Lawrence City Commission spent $200,000 of guest tax money to fund the main exhibit.

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Garibaldi during the turmoil that gripped Italy in 1848. In this expert’s opinion, Abbott’s militia already had enough Beecher’s Bibles and other assault weapons. What was needed was a defensive weapon to stave off attacks. So Olmsted went to the New York State Arsenal and used the money he’d raised to purchase a mountain howitzer cannon and ammunition. Olmsted recognized that he was involved in a dangerous activity. To keep Abbott apprised, Olmsted sent him a series of letters employing code (such as “H” for howitzer). Abbott referred to Olmsted as a “prompt and energetic friend of Kansas.” Olmsted’s howitzer was mounted in front of the Free State Hotel, on the future site of the Eldridge Hotel. When Lawrence was sacked on

“It establishes Lawrence and Douglas County as one of the major hubs for the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area,” Billings said. Also as part of the evening event, members of the Betty Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution donated an American flag to the Carnegie building. Janet Kastl said the flag flew Feb. 25 over the U.S. Capitol at the request of U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins. Kastl said chapter members believed it was fitting to be able to present the flag as part of the new exhibit, and they hoped it could be flown outside some day in front of the building. “It points to the tradition and the historical significance here in town,” she said. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock.

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Libby Steele, chemist, Lawrence “We’re going to St. Louis to see my family.”

Kansas University Unclassified and University Support Staff senates are collaborating for the third annual Summer Food Drive from July 11-15. Donations will be accepted through July 22. The KU organizations are coordinating with Just Food, justfoodfund.org, and the Douglas County food bank, which plans to turn 10 cents into one pound of food. Therefore, instead of donating a $1 can of beans weighing a pound, consider donating $1 and help provide 10 pounds of food, organizers say.

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• A 48-year-old Lawrence woman was injured in a rollover accident Saturday afternoon in Allen County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The accident report said Azita Ahosseini was driving a 1998 Toyota Camry south on U.S. Highway 169 at 12:30 p.m. when the vehicle began to fishtail for an unknown reason. The car entered the west ditch, spun clockwise, hit a culvert stream bed, fell backwards into an embankment and then rolled once resting on its wheels. The crash occurred 1 mile east of Iola, which is 80 miles south of Lawrence. Ahosseini, who wore a seat belt, was injured and taken to Allen County Hospital, according

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The goal for this year’s drive is to collect one ton of food and $2,000 in donations, which would be turned into 22,000 pounds of food. “The first year we collected 1,700 pounds, which led us to set a goal of one ton the second year,” said Mike Krings, editor of the Oread, KU’s employee magazine. “The second year we nearly doubled our goal with approximately 3,800 pounds of food.” For more information visit Facebook.com/HelpKUFight Hunger.

Justin and Carlyle Salb, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday. Nathan and Sarah Mangold, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday. Severeno Jr. and Jennifer Woods, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday.

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to the report. Two Lawrence passengers, 52-year-old Shahram Samandi and 19-yearold Gelareh Samandi, were not injured. • A four-vehicle accident closed eastbound lanes on Interstate 70 near Lawrence for about two-and-a-half hours at about 11:40 a.m. Saturday. The accident happened just east of Lawrence in Leavenworth County. Kansas Turnpike Authority dispatchers said two people were taken to Kansas University Hospital with minor injuries. A helicopter ambulance was called to the scene but was there only as a precaution. No other information on the extent of the injuries was available Saturday evening. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.

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May 21, 1856 — an attack that preceded Quantrill’s raid — the weapon was seized by a marauding band of South Carolinians. But the freestate militia got the cannon back as part of a prisoner exchange. It saw “prominent service,” in the words of one scholar, during the ensuing Civil War, and was ultimately retired to the collection of the Kansas State Historical Society. That’s quite a tale for a howitzer. And it’s yet another fascinating episode in the life of Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect, journalist, abolitionist and friend of Kansas. — Justin Martin, who was raised in Lawrence and Overland Park, is author of “Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted” (Da Capo). He lives in Forest Hills Gardens, N.Y. His father, Rex Martin, is an emeritus philosophy professor at Kansas University.

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Group observes marking of Civil War veteran’s grave HISTORY EXPERT IONA SPENCER brings a small bouquet of flowers to the grave of Christopher Columbus Blake, a Union soldier in the Civil War, during a ceremony to commemorate the marking of the grave at Stull Cemetery with a gathering of descendants Saturday.

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Bonnie Knott’s greatgrandfather was shot in the leg during the second Battle of Bull Run. According to family lore, he lay wounded on the battlefield for three days before he was found. Although his leg was amputated, he survived the battle. He was one of the 353 Union Army sharpshooters from New Hampshire who fought during the Civil War. These marksmen stood out from other soldiers; they wore green uniforms — not the standard Union blue — and carried top-of-the-line rifles. Knott, of Amherst, N.H., always knew about her ancestor’s history. As her mother got older, Knott said, she felt an urgent need to learn more about the family members her mom talked about. “I said, ‘I better get going on trying to figure out who all these people were and make sense of it,’” she said. “Soon, someone wouldn’t be around to ask questions to.” As Knott learned more about her great-grandfather, her interest in the Civil War grew. In 2001, she set a goal: Locate the graves of all 353 New Hampshire sharpshooters. She has found 320, including Christopher Columbus Blake, who is buried in Stull.

Recognition Cars lined the gravel road in the rural Stull Cemetery on Saturday morning. A group of 21 people gathered to commemorate Blake’s new headstone. A few years ago, Steven Bergers, a direct descendent of Blake, resolved to memorialize his great-uncle’s previously unmarked grave. Bergers sought Knott’s assistance. Knott sorted through century-old records to learn more about Blake’s life. Once they verified that Blake fought in the Civil War, the Veterans Association provided a headstone to memorialize Blake’s unmarked grave. The headstone was installed in May.

Iona Spencer was instrumental in the process. She is an expert on Lecompton-area history and is a descendent of a Civil War veteran, coincidentally buried in the same cemetery as Blake. Spencer said Blake’s grave is simply listed as “occupied” in the historical documents. Although the grave was unmarked, Bergers knew his great-uncle was buried in the cemetery. So Spencer did her research. She found a document stating Blake was buried next to his son-in-law.

Fulfilled goals The three relatives of Civil War veterans, who had never met before the project, worked together to accomplish their own personal goals. Knott located yet another New Hampshire sharpshooter. Spencer expanded the historical registry. Bergers gave his greatuncle proper recognition. Bergers wasn’t at Saturday’s dedication ceremony. He died at the beginning of this year before he could witness his goal come to fruition. His daughter, Emily Bergers Louni, finished the project. “It just means so much to me to be able to complete the things that he left undone that I knew he really wanted to see take place,” she said. “I feel like I can maybe move on a little better once I complet-

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I said, ‘I better get going on trying to figure out who all these people were and make sense of it.’ Soon, someone wouldn’t be around to ask questions to.”

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— Bonnie Knott, who has found 320 graves of New Hampshire sharpshooters, including Christopher Columbus Blake, who is buried in Stull ed things he left undone.” Among those who attended the dedication were Louni’s family, descendants of Blake from Boston and Missouri, and interested members of the community. Knott was unable to attend. Officers of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, a group of Civil War descendants, sang “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Louni’s son, Josh Bergers, of Topeka, read a short biography on Blake: He was born in Maine, moved to Kansas in 1866 and made a living predicting the weather in his later years. The leading officer concluded the dedication with a final goodbye. “Brother Blake, you are now relieved; we have your post,” he said.

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‘Heard a noise’ The condition of some of the small duplex homes on Center Drive in De Soto progressively deteriorate the farther you go down the street. Nice, well-kept homes with fresh paint turn into older buildings — some vacant — with flecked paint and worn roofs. Rachel Perez’s former home is about halfway down the street. About 2 p.m. on Aug. 17, Johnson County Sheriff ’s deputies went to that home following up on a call from Foster and Perez’s grandmother, Patricia Moran. Moran called police with concerns about the welfare of Perez’s son, the middle child, who had reportedly been left at home alone at times. In the recorded jailhouse phone call, Foster hints at other forms of abuse they suspected in the home. “I keep hearing these horror stories about this little boy who can’t defend himself,” Foster tells his daughter. Deputies found Perez with her boyfriend, Jose Acosta, along with Perez’s two daughters, ages 8 and 5. She told the deputies her son wasn’t home — he was with his father, according to police testimony. Armed with a traffic warrant, police arrested Perez, while Acosta took custody of her two daughters, who were then taken to relatives of Perez. The home was empty, except for the boy in the attic. For hours, Perez sat at the Johnson County Jail, calling family members and friends, trying to make bail. She insisted the boy wasn’t at the home, and even told police there wasn’t an attic in the house. Patrol Sgt. Mark Rokusek was working the night shift and was one of several deputies to return to the home later that evening. About 11:15 p.m. Moran met them at Perez’s home, determined to find the boy. “She believed he was in the house,” Rokusek said. Moran persisted. Deputies knocked on the door and checked the outside of the building, looking for a legally justifiable reason to enter the home. They heard a noise, and Rokusek made the decision to go inside. They looked through an open window. The smell of urine and feces wafted out of the home. In photos taken of the house, little white dots — which prosecutors explain were maggots — can be seen in the boy’s crib. A deputy entered the home through the window. There were no signs of the boy. Rokusek said they expected to find the boy hiding under a bed or in a closet — making it a routine child welfare check. Then one of the deputies “heard a noise from the attic,” Rokusek said. The deputy reached up to the 2-by-2-foot access panel, which led to a small overhead space, or attic. There was one small ventilation screen in the attic. Photos of the space show loose insulation, broken boards and rusty nails. The high temperature for the day was 80 degrees, but it was much warmer in the attic. Deputies slid the access panel over. “At that very moment, these two tiny feet plopped out of the hole and the little boy’s head popped out,” Rokusek said. Deputies took the boy, weighing less than 20 pounds and covered in feces and urine, handed him to his grandmother, and called for an ambulance. Rokusek recounts the day’s events in a matter-of-fact, police-jargon technical way. That is, until he talks about the boy. “I’ve always wondered what that little boy was thinking about when he sat in that attic by himself alone for seven, eight, nine hours; during the heat of the day, into the darkness of the night, all by himself,” Rokusek said. Charges Prosecutors initially charged Perez, who was four months pregnant with her fourth child, with child abuse and child endangerment,

allegations that could have sent her to prison for 41 months. Then they added attempted second-degree murder. Chris Brown, a Johnson County assistant district attorney who prosecuted the case, said the charge matched the crime. Perez left the child in the attic and knew she wasn’t getting out of jail until at least the next morning. By then, the boy could have been dead. He was so malnourished that he couldn’t walk, according to medical testimony from Dr. Lisa Spector, a pediatrician at Children’s Mercy who treated the boy. Spector described the boy’s lack of muscle tissue and body fat. The boy wouldn’t have survived another 24 hours in that attic, she said. “This is the worst case of child abuse that did not result in a child’s death that I have ever seen,” Brown said. With a warning about their content, Brown showed several pictures — never released publicly — of the boy taken at the scene. One of the photos shows the boy’s rib cage and bones nearly piercing his skin, as he clutches to Moran. Mixed in with the shocking pictures in the prosecution’s case file is a studio portrait of the boy taken in March 2008. A healthy-looking 4-year-old smiles for the camera. Brown and Rasmussen also have another, more recent photo of the boy, taken just three months after he was found. This time, it’s a plump 7-yearold smiling back.

‘Everything will be OK’ Awaiting transfer to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Rachel Perez sat last week in a glaring white holding cell at Johnson County Jail, recounting to the Journal-World what happened the day she was arrested. “Next thing I know, I hear ‘bam, bam, bam,’” said Perez, who was at home with Acosta, her boyfriend, along with her son and two daughters. She peeked out the window and saw two police cars. Perez knew a judge had issued a warrant for her arrest for unpaid traffic fines. She knew the drill. She’d been arrested before on a similar charge. She said she didn’t want to put her kids through the trauma of seeing their mom arrested again. Looking for places to hide, Perez slid a table over and picked up her son. “I … put him up there because he’s the lightest,” said Perez about moving her son into the attic. Then the table broke. “I fell through,” said Perez, who then used a broom to slide the hatch, covering the attic. She reassured the boy. “Hold on baby, everything will be OK,” she said. Perez said she thought about running from police. She looked out an open window, and that’s when a deputy, from outside, reached in and pinned her against the wall. Acosta let the police in, and they took Perez outside. “Then they started asking me questions about (her son),” Perez said. Police arrived at the home around 2 p.m., and Perez was taken into custody around 4 p.m. Until 11 p.m., Perez’s son remained in the attic — as Perez denied he was there, saying the boy was with his father. “Now they’re asking about him and what am I going to say? ‘He’s in the attic at the moment,’” Perez said. “It was the stupidest thing I’ve ever

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Parties involved in the Rachel Perez case Rachel Perez: Serving a 102-month sentence after pleading guilty to child abuse and attempted second-degree murder for leaving her 6-year-old son in the attic of her home in De Soto last August. The boy weighed less than 20 pounds when found. Perez Despite what prosecutors contend, Perez says she never put the boy in the attic or withheld food from him as punishment. She also hopes to eventually reunite with her children when she’s released from prison. Perez could be paroled in late 2017. Jason Billam: Perez’s courtappointed defense attorney, who after hearing testimony at the preliminary hearing, advised Perez to plead guilty. Billam says that, had the Billam case gone to trial, a jury could have doubled her sen-

done. I lost my life because I lied.” In the panic, Perez said the lie seemed the “most logical.”

How did no one notice? Jason Billam, Perez’s courtappointed attorney, says the photo of a healthy boy is a clue that at one point Perez had taken adequate care of her special-needs son. But as the boy got older, his needs exceeded Perez’s ability to care for him, he said. “She basically lied to herself about being able to take care of him,” Billam said. “At times her behavior was reckless. At times her behavior was scary. (But) at no time was she trying to kill.” Starting out as a teenage mother, Perez said she did the best she could with limited resources. Days from being evicted from the house on Center Drive when arrested, Perez and her three children lived on the $674 monthly disability insurance payments she received from Social Security for her son. Boyfriends and the fathers of her children moved in and out of their lives, helping financially when they were around. The family had been receiving food stamps and benefits from the state, but Perez said those were taken away in 2009. It’s not clear why they were cut off, but Perez said it was a paperwork problem. Times were tough, and money was tight. But Perez insists there wasn’t any abuse. She says the boy never was in the attic before that August day, though prosecutors say it was a typical place for Perez to put the boy. Perez, however, admits to neglecting her children, and acknowledges her home was “trashed.” She didn’t take her son to the doctor, didn’t keep the house clean, didn’t tell the truth about where he was. For that, Perez said, she’ll be pun-

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tence. Billam contends that Perez’s actions were “reckless,” but that the woman lacked the intent to kill her son. Deputy Mark Rokusek: Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy who, along with several other deputies, found the boy in the attic of Perez’s home. Rokusek described the scene Rokusek as “shocking” and initially thought the boy was a toddler because of his size.

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Prosecution team: Johnson County Assistant District Attorneys Chris Brown and Erika Rasmussen handled the prosecution of the case. They contend that Perez routinely placed the boy in the attic

ished for the rest of her life. She’s sorry that “all this happened.” The apology didn’t extend to her son’s poor condition; in Perez’s eyes, that wasn’t a problem. “(Him) being little bitty skinny was not unusual,” Perez said. “He wouldn’t grow.” As the boy’s physical condition deteriorated over those one and a half years, Perez began hiding the child for fear that protective services would get involved if anyone saw him, Billam explained at sentencing. The boy wasn’t enrolled in school, and Perez moved around a lot.

and withheld food as a punishment. Brown called Perez’s treatment of the boy “torture” and said it was the worst case of child abuse that did not result in death that he had ever seen. Judge Peter Ruddick: Johnson County district judge who handled the case. At sentencing, Ruddick called Perez’s actions Ruddick “unfathomable” and gave her the maximum sentence on all counts. The family: Two family members played prominent roles in Perez’s case: Martin Foster, Perez’s father, and Patricia Moran, Perez’s grandmother. According to court testimony, Moran and Foster called police with concerns about the boy. Their alerting authorities led to Perez’s arrest on a traffic warrant — and to the discovery of the boy in the attic. Foster spoke briefly at the sentencing hearing, saying, “What my daughter did was wrong. … But I do love her dearly.” Foster declined an

It’s unclear how much interaction the boy had with the outside world. People in her neighborhood and at the De Soto library — where Perez frequently took her two daughters — reported seeing Perez out with her girls, but not the boy. Perez and Billam say that Social and Rehabilitation Services, or SRS — the state agency that investigates child abuse and neglect — had investigated Perez’s family. But it’s not clear what role SRS played in the Perez case. SRS, citing exemptions in the Kansas open records laws for child welfare cases, denied the Journal-World’s

interview request, and Moran could not be reached for comment. Social and Rehabilitation Services: Open records requests to SRS by the Journal-World for information about the agency’s involvement in Perez’s case were denied. Perez said she had been investigated for child abuse in 2009, but the complaint was not substantiated. It’s not known if there were other complaints or what interventions, if any, were made. Perez also said she was receiving state assistance up until 2009, but she said those benefits ended because of paperwork problems. Stacey Eastwood: A relative of Perez’s who in court identified herself as the current foster mother of the boy discovered in the attic and Perez’s two daughters. Eastwood spoke at the sentencing hearing, detailing the abuse suffered by the boy and the girls. Eastwood declined an interview request for this story. Perez said she was “grateful” the children were in a good home and that they would “never want for anything.” It is not clear who has custody of the child Perez gave birth to while in jail in January. The newborn was taken into state custody.

request for records related to investigations of Perez and her children. Prosecutors also were unable to comment on SRS’ involvement in the case, citing confidentiality agreements mandated in child abuse cases. Perez said any complaints that were made were not substantiated, and SRS took no action. The complaints, according to Perez, were made in 2009, at a time that her son may have been at a normal weight. It was the suspicions of family members that caught Please see ABUSE, page 7A

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up with Perez. Prosecutors credit those family members with saving the boy’s life. SRS relies on concerns from family and community members in abuse and neglect cases, said Gina MeierHummel, director of children and family services for SRS. In 2010, SRS received more than 55,000 reports of child abuse or neglect. Those calls are screened by 24-hour staff, and a determination is made regarding follow-up. Last year, 64 percent of those initial reports led to an in-person follow-up by workers — which must be done within 72 hours. The interventions in such cases range from parent education to removal of children from the home. Meier-Hummel — who could not speak specifically about the Perez case — stressed that there is no reason not to call SRS when something appears wrong with a child, whether it’s an abuse or malnutrition case. Reports can be made anonymously to SRS’ round-theclock hot line, 1-800-922-5330. “We have a responsibility as citizens” to report, she said.

Court case In Perez’s case, a phone call saved her son from what prosecutors contend was ongoing torture. At a court hearing in February, testimony centered on the life of the boy who wasn’t a “picky eater,” despite what Perez’s attorney contended. Food was withheld when the child acted out, Brown said. It was a systematic, prolonged starvation. And it wasn’t the first time the boy had been in the attic; it was routine, Brown said. The prosecution’s theory was bolstered by video testimony from Perez’s two daughters — interviewed by specialists at Sunflower House, an interviewing and assessment center for abused and neglected children in Shawnee.

In 2010, SRS received more than 55,000 reports of child abuse or neglect. Those calls are screened by 24-hour staff, and a determination is made regarding followup. Last year, 64 percent of those initial reports led to an in-person follow-up by workers.

actions “unfathomable” and sentenced her to the maximum amount for each count. In total, 102 months in prison.

‘Doing great’ Recent photos of the boy refute Perez’s contention that he “wouldn’t grow,” Brown said. The boy is now “doing great.” He’s gained weight and can walk. Prosecutors couldn’t conf irm what happened to Perez’s children, but Stacey Eastwood, a relative of “He was banished, so to Perez’s who declined an speak, from the family,” interview request, spoke at Brown said. “It went beyond sentencing and identified child abuse. I would definite- herself as the foster parent of Perez’s three children. The ly call it torture.” After that hearing, Billam whereabouts of Perez’s said there was no way he fourth child, the one she gave would put Perez in front of a birth to in January, while she jury. If convicted, jurors would was in jail, remain unknown. have the option to depart from The child was taken into state the sentencing guidelines and custody after birth. Eastwood, who asked Rudrecommend that the judge dick to give Perez the maxidouble Perez’s sentence. Perez and Billam decided to mum sentence, detailed the struggles she plead guilty to faces helping the child abuse all three chiland endangerdren recover ment charges from their and no contest Reports can be made abuse. The to the attemptanonymously to SRS’ two daughed secondround-the-clock hot ters suffer degree murder line, 1-800-922-5330. from guilt and charge. It’d be Post Trauup to the judge, and not a jury, to determine matic Stress Disorder, she how much time Perez would said. “We try to help them heal spend in prison. At sentencing, Perez told her from their past but we can’t story to Johnson County Dis- know what they (Perez’s trict Judge Peter Ruddick. In three children) went her panic, she said, she put her through,” Eastwood said. “We son in the attic and thought live their past with them.” When asked about reuniting she’d be out of jail in hours. She’d return and let the boy out. with her children, Perez tears Ruddick sat stoically up. If she gets early parole, her through the May 26 sentenc- oldest child would be 16 when ing hearing. He listened to Perez gets out of prison. She Perez’s story, her statements hasn’t seen her children since her arrest last August. She of remorse and tears. He’d heard the prosecu- does send letters, unsure if her tion’s theory and the medical children receive them. “I’d like to be able to move testimony detailing the boy’s on and know my children are starvation. He’d listened to Perez, in going to find me,” Perez said. “I one of those jailhouse tele- know my kids aren’t going to phone calls, deny her son was forget me. They know in their hearts mommy loves them.” in the attic. And during the hourlong — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached hearing, he had those picat 832-7173. tures of Perez’s emaciated — De Soto Explorer reporter Laura son in front of him. Herring contributed to this article. Ruddick called Perez’s

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Nancy Kellogg, a Texasbased pediatrician who studies intentional starvation, said the condition and weight of Rachel Perez’s son when found was one of the more severe cases of child starvation she’s ever known. To put it in perspective, Kellogg said the boy was the average weight of an 8-month-old infant. He was 6 years old. Prosecutors allege Perez intentionally starved the boy over an unknown period of time. Intentional child starvation is one of the rarest forms of child abuse, Kellogg said, but cases do happen. That type of abuse brings significant physical and psychological concerns as a child recovers, she said. When a starvation victim is found, Kellogg said the initial impulse from the rescuers is to feed the victim, which can be fatal. A victim’s system is so compromised that any food can pose a threat known as “refeeding syndrome.” Treatment starts with small amounts of fluids and nutrients, then moves onto smaller amounts of food over the ensuing weeks and months. In most cases, a child is able to regain lost weight, but will never be able to regain the height growth lost during the time they were malnourished. Starvation victims also run the risk of hoarding food and becoming overweight, part of the psychological damage caused by the abuse. There are numerous other psychological challenges victims of severe child abuse

face, said Jim Henry, director of the Child Trauma Assessment Center at Western Michigan University. Henry said such abuse affects a victim’s perception of the world. “People are not to be trusted. People will hurt me,” he said of the altered reality seen in severe abuse cases. Those issues require intense therapy and intervention, something Henry said is made more difficult in children with underlying disabilities, such as Perez’s son, who has Down syndrome. Henry also spoke of the psychological trauma inflicted on witnesses to such behavior — Perez’s two daughters testified about seeing their brother abused. “They’re also facing the guilt,” Henry said. Some witnesses are left with believing they’re somehow responsible for the abuse, or that they

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Tax assumptions Do Lawrence taxpayers agree that city officials have a “moral obligation” to target sales tax funds almost exclusively to recreation projects?

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new recreation center would be a nice addition to northwest Lawrence, and KU basketball coach Bill Self’s promise of a $1 million donation and assistance in raising another $2 million in private funds certainly sweetens the deal. However, Lawrence city commissioners shouldn’t base their decision about the center on any perceived “moral” obligation to use all or most of the money from its share of a countywide sales tax on recreation projects. When the sales tax was approved in 1994, voters were told that it would be used for recreation projects, the Community Health Building, construction of a new county jail and to provide property tax relief. However, the actual wording of the ballot question put no restrictions on how the money could be used. Nonetheless, the city has continued to direct that money to recreation projects. Now that it has paid off the Indoor Aquatic Center and is close to paying off Eagle Bend Golf Course, it sees an opportunity to make another major recreation investment. A new recreation center, perhaps on property north of Walmart, would fill a geographical gap in the city’s recreational facilities and provide additional gymnasium space for the entire community. But is a recreation center with an estimated price tag of $15 million the best use of the city’s sales tax revenue? City commissioners need to ask that question and not just assume that sales tax money that is being freed up by other projects being paid off must be redirected to new recreation facilities. “We have the legal authority to use it however we want,” Mayor Aron Cromwell said last week. “But the moral authority I don’t think is there to use it for anything other than recreation.” That’s a big assumption. How about the “moral authority” to provide property tax relief, which also was among the tax’s original selling points? It seems well within that authority for the city to use sales tax revenue to pay for additional police officers or other expenses that would otherwise trigger an increase in the city’s mill levy. City commissioners and other supporters of expanding the Lawrence Public Library refused to consider using sales tax money instead of a property tax increase to fund that project although such a move would have provided property tax relief on a building that arguably qualifies as a recreation facility. Again, a northwest recreation center may be a good project for the city and the support from Self certainly is appreciated, but before the city agrees to make that investment, it owes it to taxpayers to revisit its assumptions about how revenue from the 1994 sales tax must be distributed.

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Default threat erodes U.S. confidence At a time when America’s economy is hurting, Republican presidential hopefuls call for “restoring American greatness.” So why are Republicans in Congress bent on policies that would hasten U.S. decline? America’s strengths — which made it the unchallenged global leader — were based on democratic institutions and economic successes. Other nations sought to copy our economic and politi-

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already weakened, will tank if we appear ready to default on our financial obligations, including domestic ones.”

cal systems because they worked better than any other model. That’s what was famously known as our “soft power.” Yet Republican brinkmanship over hiking the U.S. debt limit is endangering those already troubled institutions, and signaling the world they could fail. Few Americans grasp the dangers of the congressional battle over the debt ceiling. Somewhere between 33 percent and 40 percent of every dollar the U.S. government spends is financed by borrowing. Under Republican and Democratic administrations alike we have been able to finance this debt because U.S. Treasury bills are considered the world’s safest investment. Countries such as China and Saudi Arabia keep their excess funds in T-bills because of their unqualified faith in U.S. institutions. That could change. The debt ceiling needs to be raised at the latest by early August — not to spend more, but to cover current obligations. Republican and Democratic leaders have been locked in talks to find $2 trillion in federal savings to offset a rise in the debt limit. Seeing a political opportunity

to push for Medicare cuts, Republicans insist the entire amount must come from slashing the federal budget, with no increase in revenue. This wholly unrealistic stance is dictated by politics, not economic reality. Republicans have rejected Democratic pleas to eliminate some tax breaks, say, for oil and gas companies making windfall profits. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., even walked out of the talks in a dramatic gesture of displeasure. From such political posturing, disaster can come. “Right now investors and other governments are scratching their heads in disbelief. They have a hard time understanding this,” I was told by Princeton University economist Alan Blinder, a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors. “If we actually started defaulting, this would be a big shock to the financial system … on a par with, and maybe beyond, the impact of (the collapse of) Lehman Bros.” That event triggered the 2008 global financial crisis. “There is a tremendous concern about what might follow a Greek default,” says Blinder, “but Greece is a tiny country compared to the United States, and it has no role in the financial leadership of the world. How much

greater would be the impact of … the U.S. defaulting.” The mere thought of a U.S. default makes waves. Republicans claim we would not have to default if we failed to raise the ceiling. But, as President Obama pointed out with visible frustration in a news conference Wednesday, that would present impossible choices. Without new loans, any effort to pay the interest on existing foreign debt would rule out meeting our domestic obligations. “Are we really going to pay interest on Treasury bills to China,” asked the president, “and not pay Social Security checks or not pay veterans? We’re the greatest nation on Earth, and we don’t act that way.” If we do act that way, however, world markets will take note. Global faith in American institutions, already weakened, will tank if we appear ready to default on our financial obligations, including domestic ones. If bond markets begin to think T-bills are the least bit risky, we will have to pay higher interest rates to attract investors. This will make our economic recovery much, much harder. “This might lead to a situation where the world can’t regard the U.S. as a safe haven,” says Robert Solow, a Nobel laureate in economics. “This would be a terrible

blow to the leadership role of the United States.” Which brings us back to Republican tropes about restoring American greatness. American leadership is already being challenged abroad by China, which is promoting an alternative governance model to ours: state capitalism plus political repression. The Republican flirtation with default plays into Beijing’s hands. “The spectacle of U.S. democracy being so dysfunctional will reinforce the narrative ... of the rise of state capitalism as an alternative to free-market capitalism,” says Sebastian Mallaby, of the Council on Foreign Relations. “It plays into the hands of autocrats in Russia and China who say democracy can’t promote growth.” I’d add that this display of U.S. dysfunction also undercuts the appeal of democracy for Arab revolutionaries. Further, it reaffirms radical jihadis’ convictions that America is in decline. So Republicans who say they want to restore American greatness — including tea party hardliners — should look hard at what they are actually doing. By pushing America toward default, they risk destroying what they claim to admire.

Common good calls for sacrifices The Douglas County Department of Enlightenment and Coercion paid me a visit the other day, along with the Lawrence Office of Environmental and Social Supervision. Also in attendance were representatives of the Free State Bureau of Restrictions and the Pioneer Office of Entitlements. I counted 42 cars and trucks, each driven by a single individual. (Separate vehicles give individuals quiet time to dream up new regulations and growth prevention initiatives, I learned.) A forklift was required to unload Vision 5050, the manual which the county has compiled to determine its future for the next 3,000 years. The purpose of the visit was to designate “viewsheds” on my property. I was informed of this by Officer of Visions, Walter Utopia, whose degree in Apocalyptic Ecology qualified him to identify natural beauty and to fine tune the interactions of human beings with the environment. I observed that for every worker, there were three supervisors. The first thing they did was to go on break. Within moments, the hillside was filled with sonorous snores. An hour later, a bell tinkled and the crew went to work, some carrying stopwatches to time their movements. (Union rules require that they make no more than 15 movements in a 60 second period, including yawns, blinks and scratches.) The workers peered through V’s formed by their index and middle fingers, crying out, “Viewshed!” from time to time. After what seemed like an eternity, they had identified 17 vistas on my hilltop which qualified for protection. There was a small problem, Utopia said. “Whereas, your house is blocking some of the views, it will have to be moved.” “This all seems a bit subjective,” I said.

George Gurley “That’s a demerit,” Utopia barked. “But…but,” I sputtered. “And that’s another one,” cried Utopia. Fifteen demerits would earn me a day in the pillory, where citizens would pelt me with rotten organic, locally grown, sustainable produce, he said. “It may surprise you to learn that we know what’s best for you,” he said. “People like you don’t make our job any easier. By the way, the county’s Happiness Index has shot up since we’ve taken charge of everyone’s life. So shut up and don’t ask questions.” After the scenic view search, the workers confiscated my weed eater, chain saw and tiller. “According to the provisions of the county’s energy independence ordinance, use of the gasoline engine has been prohibited,” Utopia declared. “We must prepare right now for the day when the world runs out of oil. So get acquainted with your shovel and hoe. It will improve the air quality and your own health.” Someone spotted the spray tank mounted on my four-wheeler. I was water-boarded on the spot and blurted out a confession: I had been spraying noxious weeds. “But the county will fine me if I don’t,” I said. “You can no longer spray without supervision and a license,” he said. “You might kill an endangered plant. And even noxious weeds are entitled to a humane and dignified death. The approved method is

gentle removal from the soil by hand, along with a non-denominational funeral service.” Not a stone may be moved, nor a blade of grass disturbed without a hearing, a permit, a wildlife impact statement and a waiting period of 18 years, he said. I got another demerit for asking if “wildlife” included the feral cats that prey upon my songbirds and the carpenter bees that are turning my barn into sawdust. Just then cries went up from within my house: “Shame! Scandalous!” Utopia’s inspectors had opened my refrigerator. Out went the bacon, the cheesecake and the baby back ribs. “Your meat eating days are over,” said Utopia. “No more high fructose corn syrup for you. You can subsist on nuts, roots and berries. Nightcrawlers and grasshoppers are a plentiful source of protein.” Utopia wrote up his report. My infestation of thorny hedge trees had been designated a “woodland.” A puddle of water had become a “wetland.” Before parting, Utopia delivered a brief oration. Polluting industries were to be replaced with crafts such as knitting and wood carving. The demand for hunters and gatherers would reduce the ranks of the unemployed. To address over-population, the county was going to introduce a cap and trade program to discourage people from having babies. A new law would require lights out at sunset to conserve electricity. “We must plan ahead for the day the sun burns out,” Utopia said. “And please stop referring to this piece of land as ‘my’ property,” he said. He invited me to take the new oath of allegiance to the county. Then he ordered me to practice self-criticism and to report to the pillory the following day. — George Gurley, a resident of rural Baldwin City, writes a regular column for the Journal-World.

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Houston 97/74 Miami 89/79

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Atlanta 94/72

El Paso 94/75

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WEATHER HISTORY On July 3, 1966, northwest winds pushed temperatures to a record-breaking 102 degrees in Hartford, Conn., and 107 in New York City and Harrisburg, Pa.

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Area Fourth of July celebrations Eudora, concert and fireworks, opens at 7 p.m., Eudora Middle School De Soto, festival and fireworks, open at 6 p.m., Riverfest Park Ottawa, fireworks at dusk, Forest Park Topeka, Spirit of Kansas Festival and fireworks, opens at 10 a.m., east side of Lake Shawnee McLouth, fireworks at dusk, Stan Braksick Sports Complex, Bulldog Boulevard

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: The Southwest and southern Plains will continue to be hot and humid today. The Northeast will have a thunderstorm or a shower early in the day. Showers and thunderstorms are in store for much of the northern Plains and Midwest. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 90 70 pc 94 70 t Memphis 98 77 s 99 75 pc Anchorage 64 54 pc 65 54 pc Miami 89 79 t 89 79 t Atlanta 94 72 t 94 74 t Milwaukee 82 63 pc 81 66 pc Austin 96 68 pc 98 69 s Minneapolis 86 67 c 89 74 t Baltimore 92 67 t 90 63 pc Nashville 96 72 s 96 72 t Birmingham 96 75 s 96 73 t New Orleans 93 75 t 93 75 t Boise 90 62 s 91 62 s New York 85 72 t 88 70 pc Boston 82 68 t 86 68 t Omaha 88 73 t 92 72 pc Buffalo 83 60 t 80 58 s Orlando 92 71 pc 92 74 t Cheyenne 92 60 t 92 59 pc Philadelphia 88 72 t 90 68 pc Chicago 83 63 pc 88 65 pc Phoenix 111 90 t 108 92 t Cincinnati 90 67 t 88 64 t Pittsburgh 86 59 t 86 57 pc Cleveland 86 62 pc 81 61 s Portland, ME 77 63 t 84 59 t Dallas 99 75 pc 101 75 s Portland, OR 74 53 pc 81 56 s Denver 96 64 t 99 63 s Reno 97 62 s 99 65 s Des Moines 86 69 t 90 71 t Richmond 96 72 pc 94 71 t Detroit 82 64 pc 82 65 s Sacramento 104 60 s 104 62 s El Paso 94 75 pc 95 74 s St. Louis 93 76 t 93 76 t Fairbanks 71 53 sh 71 50 pc Salt Lake City 92 71 s 95 71 s Honolulu 88 72 pc 87 74 pc San Diego 81 68 pc 81 68 pc Houston 97 74 pc 97 74 pc San Francisco 80 53 s 71 55 s Indianapolis 88 67 t 87 66 t Seattle 68 51 pc 76 53 s Kansas City 92 71 t 92 73 t Spokane 78 50 s 79 54 s Las Vegas 108 87 s 97 85 t Tucson 104 82 t 101 81 t Little Rock 97 72 s 97 73 pc Tulsa 98 73 s 97 73 s Los Angeles 89 67 pc 89 67 pc Wash., DC 92 73 t 92 70 pc National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: East Mesa, AZ 121° Low: West Yellowstone, MT 28°

Harry & The Potters, matinee show, 6-9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. “Dirty Work at the Crossroads or Tempted, Tried and True,” 7:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.

Local music extravaganza It’s a local music extravaganza tonight as Arthur Dodge, above, Matt Mozier, Cameron Hawk, Barry Sanders, Richard Gintowt and Michelle Sanders are all performing at the Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., tonight starting at 6 p.m., just after the conclusion of the day's Tour of Lawrence races. The musicians will be performing until around 9 p.m. and then after about an hour break the party will continue on the Replay's patio, as the Kaw Valley Kickball League DJs will serve up records in the summer evening. You must be 21 or older to attend.

Fourth of July, JabberJosh, inside, Priest Fontaine, on the patio, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Karaoke Idol! with “Stars & Stripes” theme, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

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WEATHER TRIVIA™ High pressure over Bermuda is associated with what in the East? High heat and humidity.

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New York 85/72

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1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Parent & Children Chinese Class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate levels, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. English as a second language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass. It’s Karaoke Time!, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

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2011 Tour of Lawrence, LMH Downtown Criterium 8 a.m.-10:20 a.m.: Mass Street Mile runs, Ninth & Mass 10 a.m.: Kids Bike Race registration (race at 11 a.m.), Ninth & Mass 11 a.m.-5 p.m.: Free Kids Zone play area, Ninth & Mass 12 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Various races, Ninth & Mass “Dirty Work at the Crossroads or Tempted, Tried and True,” 7:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass. Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly prizes, 8 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Speakeasy Sunday: a jam session hosted by Funk Tank, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

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2 teens die in separate accidents at lake CHENEY — A 16-year-old Wichita boy and 13-year-old girl from Mesa, Ariz., have died in separate accidents at southcentral Kansas’ Cheney Lake this holiday weekend. The Wichita Eagle reported Gabriel Salinas drowned Saturday afternoon after he waded past a roped-off swimming area. Park ranger Mike Satterlee says Salinas didn’t know how to swim and struggled when he stepped into a deep hole. His body was located about two hours later. On Friday, Nicole Whitney Smith died in a boating accident. Reno County Undersheriff Sheldon Stewart says she fell off her wakeboard and was struck by the boat pulling her. Stewart says she was dead when emergency workers arrived. Smith has been visiting relatives in the Wichita area.

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Alina .heng, 02, an incom5 ing 6unior at Free State ;igh School, takes a daring fall on June ? while attend5 ing Kansas BniversityEs Journey to J.G. Law Camp. Shirley .heng submit5 ted the photo.

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Golfing tips: the sequel Seven weeks ago, in an attempt to increase the quality of golf in Lawrence and thereby speed up play, I shared tips accumulated the past 40 years and suggested incorporating them all into one swing. Although the column no doubt enriched the golf experience of several local players, it wasn’t thorough enough, didn’t include nuances that apply to golfers of certain body types and mental-fortitude levels. These all have been attained since moving to Lawrence six years ago and should only be read by those with thick enough skin to handle the truth. The last thing anyone needs is an apologist. If after every horrendous shot a playing partner tells you, “That’s OK, you were just unlucky. Hit another one and we won’t count it,” don’t ever play with that person again. Confront your golf demons. Don’t deny their existence. Before moving to Lawrence, I never competed in a league, a four-ball match or an individual medal-play tournament, all of which I’ve come to enjoy in this great golf town. During those events, I’ve received tips I’ll share. At the start of the second day of a particularly enjoyable annual tournament, as we were leaving the putting clock, my partner slammed the brakes on the golf cart, turned to me and informed, “There’s a long history of people choking on Sunday in this tournament. The last thing we need you to do today is to fall apart. So if you feel yourself getting nervous, just let me know.” Later in the day, while digging my way to China with divots that faced left of third base, diagnostic advice was offered. “You’re moving your chin forward,” my partner informed. “Keep your chin still. That’s your panic move. You’re in a tournament, so you’re panicking. Half the battle is recognizing when you’re panicking. The other half is knowing what to do about it. You need to recognize the signs. If you think about it, your chest is probably tightening. Your throat probably feels like it’s closing up. You’re probably having a difficult time swallowing. It’s important to recognize the signs so that you’ll know you’re panicking.” I so badly wanted to feel tightness in my chest, swelling in my throat. Instead, nothing. I so badly wanted to blame my performance on choking because the alternative — a complete and utter lack of talent — was too depressing, too final a sentence. Oh well, any bad golfer is just a good tip away from improving. Lucky me, one was just around the corner. “They say you’re supposed to start your down swing with your hips,” he said. “That’s the right thing to do with an elastic guy like me, but for a real inflexible guy like you, it’s not the right thing. If you think about it, big guys who are your size and are good golfers, every one of them has an all-arms swing. You’re trying to use your body. It never works with real big guys.” The next summer, the night before a tournament, I informed my partner that I had the greens down pat, was putting really well and would not need any help reading them. “You might think you’re a good putter, but tomorrow, when your (sphincter) is this big (simulates the eye of a needle), you won’t be a good putter,” he said, so vividly seeing the future.

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PARTICIPANTS LINE UP FOR THE START of the Tour of Lawrence’s Kansas University campus circuit race. Lawrence resident Joe Schmalz won the event on Saturday in Lawrence.

...race. Lawrence resident takes men’s title By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

After settling for second place in last year’s Tour of Lawrence Kansas University campus circuit race, Lawrence resident Joe Schmalz desperately wanted to seize the title Saturday. For a majority of the race, it appeared Schmalz, trailing Jonathan Jacob by over a minute with seven laps to go, would fall short for the second straight year. But thanks to a late charge headed by Elbowz Racing teammates Mat Stephens and Heath Blackgrove, Schmalz worked his way into

the lead on the second-to-last lap and held off the field for the victory. He was quick to point to his riding partners after the race, the secTOUR OF ond leg of the LAWRENCE Tour of Lawrence. “Heath rode What: Downtown like 10 men today,” Criterium Schmalz said. “He When: Noon today was keeping me Where: Ninth and calm every time I’d get excited. Massachusetts Every time we needed to do it, he was there covering stuff. It was brilliant.” The men’s professional riders

had to complete 14 laps of the 3.93mile course that started at Budig Hall, weaved through most of campus and finished back at Budig. Jacob held a big lead for most of the race, but fell off the pace toward the end, leaving the door open for Schmalz and his teammates. Schmalz grabbed the late lead on a stretch by Memorial Stadium and maintained tempo until the finish. When riding by the stadium, Schmalz noticed that none of the other riders in the main pack wanted to ride in front. He decided to JONATHAN JACOB LEADS a group (Joseph Schmalz behind in blue) in the seize the reins. KU campus circuit race. Schmalz made Please see TOUR, page 4B a late charge and won the event.

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KU coach Self: Nix one-and-done rule By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

I’d say leave out of high school or stay three years in college.” — KU coach Bill Self

If Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self had his way, the NBA’s next collective bargaining agreement would include an alteration of the socalled “one-and-done rule.” It’s the rule that requires players to be at least 19 years old and one year removed from high school before they can enter the NBA Draft. This rule has led to a batch of players, including KU’s Xavier Henry and Josh Selby, attending college one year, then bolting for the pros. “I’d say leave (for NBA) out of high school or stay three years in

stay on campus for those who don’t declare for the draft following high school graduation. Kansas has had two players in “I don’t like what is in place the last two years bolt for the now. It’s not because we’ve had NBA after their first year: two one-and-dones the last two years. Some people have had more. I don’t think what we have is fair to the kid. We say, ‘Come here to get a degree and help us win, and in turn, when the time is right, we’ll support any decision you make.’ That’s what we’ll say whether it’s one year or two years. The mind-set some kids have coming in is they can be a Xavier Henry Josh Selby one-and-done guy. I can understand that. It’s the landscape of college,” said Self, who would where we live and what we do, settle for a two-year minimum but it’s not the way it should be.

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“It should be kids go to school first, and after they go to school and the time is right, they should be able to jump. I think making them stay a minimum of two would def initely help that cause.” Self doesn’t begrudge those rare players with NBA-ready bodies and skills the right to make millions of dollars in lieu of college. “I wish there was some committee saying, ‘OK, if this kid is thought to be a certain pick, then he would be allowed to go,’” Self said. “There wouldn’t be bad decisions. Then after that, I wish Please see SELF, page 4B

LHS graduate Hooper excited for homecoming By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

When former big-leaguer and 1995 Lawrence High graduate Kevin Hooper takes his Wichita Wingnuts on the road, he expects the opposing crowd to be rooting against him. When the Wingnuts, a member of minor-league baseball’s American Association, take on the Kansas City T-Bones at 7:05 tonight at CommunityAmerica

Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan., Hooper’s hoping to hear a few more cheers the road WICHITA VS. for team. T-BONES “I’m excited about it,” said When: 7:05 tonight Hooper of his team’s first trip Where: Kansas to K.C. since City, Kan. the T-Bones joined the American Association this season. “It’s a chance for me to get back close to home.

That park’s a 30-minute drive from the house. It’s gonna be fun. I’m hoping I’ll get to see a lot of people I haven’t seen in a while.” Now in his third season as manager of the Wingnuts, Hooper fully has settled into life as a manager. It wasn’t that long ago that the former Wichita State standout spent most days of the year preparing his body for the grind of back-to-back days of baseball on an almost year-round

basis. Now, the preparation is a lot different. “You gotta find that routine like you did as a player,” Hooper said. “But now my body doesn’t have to be ready to play nine innings. I just have to be mentally ready to manage nine innings.” So which is more difficult, lacHooper played for ing up the cleats and playing in the smoldering sun or calling the Lawrence High and Wichita State shots from the dugout? before coaching Please see HOOPER, page 4B the Wingnuts


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Ragan gets redemption with Daytona victory DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (AP) — David Ragan earned the first Sprint Cup victory of his career Saturday night with a push from teammate Matt Kenseth that helped Ragan atone for one of the biggest gaffe’s of his young career. He might have won the seasonopening Daytona 500 when he lined up as the leader on a late restart in NASCAR’s season-opening event. But he was penalized for

passing too early, and the lifechanging victory instead went to Trevor Bayne. Now Ragan has his own win at Daytona International Speedway, albeit in the lesser of the races. That made little difference to the 25-year-old second-generation NASCAR driver. “Everybody kept talking about (the Daytona 500), I just kept trying to zero it out,” Ragan said.

Ragan could now find himself in contention for a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. The win pushed Ragan to 17th in the standings, and two spots in the Chase will go to the winningest drivers ranked between 11 and 20. “Not a better night to win. This is awesome,” Ragan said. Kenseth finished second to give Roush Fenway Racing a 1-2 sweep for Ford.

Joey Logano, who won his first Daytona race Friday night with a Nationwide Series victory, finished third in a Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. Kasey Kahne was fourth in a Toyota for Red Bull Racing and Kyle Busch was fifth for JGR. Jeff Gordon made a terrific laterace save to avoid a race-ending wreck and finished sixth in a Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.

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SPORTS ON TV TODAY MLB Time Yankees v. Mets Noon White Sox v. Cubs 1:10 p.m. Kansas City v. Colorado 2 p.m. L.A. Dodgers v. Angels 7 p.m.

Net TBS WGN FSKC ESPN

Cable 51, 251 16 36, 236 33, 233

MLS Soccer Colorado v. Houston

Time 8 p.m.

Net ESPN2

Cable 34, 234

Women’s World Cup Australia v. E. Guinea Brazil v. Norway

Time 6:45 p.m. 11 a.m.

Net ESPN2 ESPN

Cable 34, 234 33, 233

Cycling Time Tour de France stage 2 7 a.m.

Net VS.

Cable 38, 238

Golf Open de France AT&T National AT&T National

Time 7 a.m. Noon 2 p.m.

Net Golf Golf CBS

Cable 156, 289 156, 289 5, 13, 205

Tennis Time Wimbledon: Men’s final 8 a.m.

Net NBC

Cable 8, 14, 208

U17 World Cup Soccer Time Quarterfinal 3 p.m. Quarterfinal 5:45 p.m.

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Cable 34, 234 35, 235

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PETRA KVITOVA CELEBRATES defeating Russia’s Maria Sharapova in the ladies’ singles final on Saturday at Wimbledon.

Kvitova stuns Sharapova for crown WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND (AP) — One might reasonably have expected Petra Kvitova, not Maria Sharapova, to be betrayed by nerves in the Wimbledon final. This was, after all, Kvitova’s first Grand Slam championship match, while Sharapova already owned three major titles, including one from the All England Club. So Kvitova decided to pretend she was heading out on Centre Court to play in the fourth round. That mind-set worked. So, too, did nearly everything Kvitova tried once play began, particularly her big, flat left-handed groundstrokes that pushed Sharapova back on her heels. In a surprisingly lopsided final, Kvitova beat the higher-seeded, yet shakier, Sharapova, 6-3, 6-4, Saturday to win Wimbledon for her first Grand Slam trophy. “I was surprised how I was feeling on the court,” Kvitova said, “because I was focused only on the point and on the game and not on the final.” If there were those who wondered how the eighth-seeded Kvitova would handle the setting and the pressure, her coach did not. Indeed, David Kotyza had an inkling his new pupil possessed the right stuff to win titles shortly after they began working together about 2 1/2 years ago. That’s because he was wowed by the several pages of handwritten answers Kvitova supplied for a questionnaire he gave her back then — and has kept to this day. “I was really surprised about how she thinks about tennis, how clever she is. She told me her advantages, disadvantages, what she has to improve,” Kotyza said, then pointed a finger to his temple and added: “Her brain is a big advantage for this game.” When she was a kid growing up in Fulnek, Czech Republic — population: 6,000 — and practicing an hour or so after school each day, Kvitova didn’t count on becoming a professional tennis player. She simply wasn’t that good, yet. Clearly, she’s a quick study. Before Wimbledon in 2010, Kvitova’s career record on grass was 0-4. She is 16-2 on the slick surface since, including a run to the semifinals here last year before losing to Serena Williams. At 21, Kvitova is the youngest Wimbledon champion since — you guessed it — Sharapova was 17 in 2004. Kvitova is also the first Czech to win the tournament since Jana Novotna in 1998. Plus, Kvitova is only the third left-handed woman to win the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. The last was Martina Navratilova, who won her ninth Wimbledon title in 1990, a few months after Kvitova was born. “I’m thrilled for her. She played brave tennis, and she deserved to win. She was by far the better player,” said Navratilova, who was born in Czechoslovakia and sat near Novotna in the Royal Box on Saturday. “I don’t think this is the only time she’ll win here. It’s very exciting. A new star.”

CARLI LLOYD, CENTER, CELEBRATES SCORING in the United States’ 3-0 Women’s World Cup rout of Colombia on Saturday in Sinsheim, Germany.

U.S. women salute military, clobber Colombia SINSHEIM, GERMANY — Anyone can sign autographs or pose for photos. The U.S. women found a better way to say “thank you” to the American military members who turned their World Cup match into a home game. The U.S. advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 rout of Colombia on Saturday, delighting a sellout crowd made up almost entirely of American fans. The team lined up for a military salute after Heather O’Reilly’s opening goal, and Megan Rapinoe grabbed a TV mic and sang “Born in the USA” after she scored. “The troops came out to practice the other day, which was a fantastic environment,” said Carli Lloyd, who scored the third goal. “We thought it would be good to salute them. It was fun, something different.” The two-time World Cup champions now play Sweden, one of two teams to beat them this year, Wednesday in Wolfsburg to determine the Group C winner. The Americans and Sweden each have six points, but the U.S. leads the group on goal differential and can claim the top spot with a victory or a tie. Colombia is a team on the rise, finishing fourth at the Under-20 World Cup last year. But this is its first World Cup appearance, and the youngsters were no match for the deeper, more experienced Americans. The U.S. harassed goalkeeper Sandra Sepulveda relentlessly, forcing her to work more in this game than some goalkeepers will work all tournament. She didn’t get much help from her backline, which was shredded by the speedy O’Reilly time and again. “It’s a growing experience,” said defender Nataly Arias, who was born and raised in the Washington, D.C., area. “It was their size, their speed. They’re all big, they’re all fast, they’re all agile.” And it could have been even worse for the Colombians. The Americans missed at least a half-dozen other chances, and had a whopping 27-12 advantage in shots. Abby Wambach missed so many chances she had little choice but to laugh at her misfortunes by the end of the game, and Rapinoe banged a shot off the crossbar. Colombia did get four shots on goal, with their best chance coming in the 54th minute. Orianica Velasquez came in as a substitute, immediately got possession and took a shot, but Hope Solo punched it away. “It’s a tough loss for us, obviously,” Arias said. “At the same time, I feel proud of what we did in this game.”

TOUR DE FRANCE Gilbert claims first stage MONT DES ALOUETTES, FRANCE — Philippe Gilbert won the first stage of the Tour de France on Saturday to take the yellow jersey, while defending champion Alberto Contador lost more than a minute because of a late crash. The Belgian Gilbert, who dazzled fans by winning three classics races in April, sped ahead from the pack in the final several hundred yards and kissed his jersey as he crossed the line. “It was the last 500 meters, I had a lead ... (and) Gilbert I went for it,” Gilbert said. “It was an extreme effort and I was able to take advantage.” Gilbert, who has notched 13 victories

between race and stage wins this year, had been a favorite to win the opening stage. He clocked 4 hours, 41 minutes, 31 seconds for the sun-baked 119-mile ride from La Barrede-Monts to Mont des Alouettes in the western Vendee region. Two-time Tour runner-up Cadel Evans of Australia was second, three seconds back — making him the best performer among the expected title contenders. Thor Hushovd of Norway was third, six seconds off the pace. The 2,131-mile race ends July 24 on Paris’ Champs-Elysees. It’s shaping up as a battle among riders like Contador and last year’s runner-up Andy Schleck of Luxembourg. Three-time champion Contador, a Spaniard, beat Schleck by just 39 seconds last year. However, they both ran into trouble toward the end of the stage on Saturday.

BASEBALL Jeter gets hit in rehab start TRENTON, N.J. — Derek Jeter took the first step in his return to the New York Yankees from a calf strain, going 1-for-2 with a walk and cleanly fielding five balls at shortstop in five innings for Double-A Trenton on Saturday. Jeter will play one more rehabilitation game with the Thunder on Sunday night and likely will be in the Yankees’ lineup Monday in Cleveland, where he will continue his pursuit of 3,000 hits. “The plan is to get him there Monday in Cleveland if everything goes right,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. “Yeah, I’d think he’d play Monday.”

GOLF Fowler, Watney lead AT&T

Cycling Time Tour de France stage 3 7 a.m.

Net VS.

Cable 38, 238

MLB Time Chc. Cubs v. Wash. Noon Kansas City v. White Sox 6 p.m.

Net WGN FSKC

Cable 16 36, 236

MLS Soccer Time Salt Lake v. New Eng. 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles v. Seattle 9:30 p.m.

Net ESPN2 ESPN2

Cable 34, 234 34, 234

U17 World Cup Soccer Time Quarterfinal 2:45 p.m.

Net ESPN2

Cable 34, 234

LATEST LINE MLB Favorite ..........................................Odds ......................................Underdog National League WASHINGTON...................................6-7.......................................Pittsburgh Interleague Play DETROIT ........................................Even-6 ............................San Francisco Philadelphia................................81⁄2-91⁄2......................................TORONTO NY Yankees..................................51⁄2-61⁄2.......................................NY METS CINCINNATI...................................Even-6 ....................................Cleveland ATLANTA...........................................7-8........................................Baltimore TAMPA BAY...................................51⁄2-61⁄2 .......................................St. Louis Boston..............................................9-10........................................HOUSTON Milwaukee....................................51⁄2-61⁄2 .................................MINNESOTA Chi White Sox..............................61⁄2-71⁄2...........................CHICAGO CUBS COLORADO ...................................61⁄2-71⁄2.................................Kansas City LA ANGELS...................................51⁄2-61⁄2 .................................LA Dodgers OAKLAND ......................................Even-6.........................................Arizona SEATTLE ........................................51⁄2-61⁄2....................................San Diego TEXAS ...............................................9-10.............................................Florida Home Team in CAPS (c) 2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.

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NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA. — Before he even teed off, Rickie Fowler knew this was going to be a different day at the AT&T National. The course record already had been matched, with several other low rounds in progress at suddenly soft Aronimink Golf Club. One thought crossed his mind: Go time. That’s the message Fowler always puts on Twitter right before he plays, and off he went. He birdied six of his opening 10 holes — and missed two other chances inside 10 feet. He wound up with a 6-under 64 on Saturday and a share of the lead with Nick Watney, who set the course record with a 62 — shooting 27 on the back nine. That broke the record of 63 that Steve Marino had about 20 minutes earlier. Marino had matched the record that Chris Kirk posted about an hour before that. Fowler and Watney were at 9-under 201, one shot ahead of 36-hole leader K.J. Choi (69).

Lu, Cook 1-2 at Champions BLAINVILLE, QUEBEC — Taiwan’s Lu Chiensoon shot a 9-under 63 to match the course record and take a one-stroke lead over John Cook after the second round of the Champions Tour’s Montreal Championship.

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TODAY’S GAMES San Francisco (Vogelsong 6-1) at Detroit (Porcello 6-6), 12:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 9-5) at Toronto (Jo-.Reyes 3-7), 12:07 p.m. Cleveland (Talbot 2-4) at Cincinnati (Leake 7-4), 12:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 7-6) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 4-7), 12:10 p.m. Baltimore (Britton 6-6) at Atlanta (Beachy 3-1), 12:35 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 8-4) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 7-7), 12:40 p.m. Boston (Beckett 6-3) at Houston (Lyles 0-3), 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Greinke 7-3) at Minnesota (Blackburn 6-6), 1:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Floyd 6-7) at Chicago Cubs (R.Lopez 0-2), 1:20 p.m. Kansas City (Hochevar 5-8) at Colorado (Hammel 4-7), 2:10 p.m. Arizona (I.Kennedy 8-2) at Oakland (G.Gonzalez 7-5), 3:05 p.m. San Diego (Latos 5-8) at Seattle (Beavan 0-0), 3:10 p.m. Florida (Vazquez 4-8) at Texas (C.Wilson 8-3), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 7-6) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 3-8), 7:10 p.m.

TODAY’S GAME Pittsburgh (Correia 10-6) at Washington (Marquis 7-2), 12:35 p.m.

American League MONDAY’S GAMES Toronto at Boston, 12:35 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland, 5:35 p.m. Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 6:10 p.m. Baltimore at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m.

National League MONDAY’S GAMES Chicago Cubs at Washington, 12:05 p.m. Houston at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m. Arizona at Milwaukee, 3:10 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Florida, 5:10 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 5:15 p.m. Colorado at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at L.A. Dodgers, 8:10 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING — AdGonzalez, Boston, .353; VMartinez, Detroit, .335; MiCabrera, Detroit, .329; Bautista, Toronto, .328; Konerko, Chicago, .317; MiYoung, Texas, .313; JhPeralta, Detroit, .311. RUNS — Granderson, New York, 73; Bautista, Toronto, 64; MiCabrera, Detroit, 60; AdGonzalez, Boston, 59; Ellsbury, Boston, 57; Kinsler, Texas, 56; Boesch, Detroit, 55. RBI — AdGonzalez, Boston, 74; Teixeira, New York, 65; Konerko, Chicago, 62; Beltre, Texas, 61; Granderson, New York, 57; MiCabrera, Detroit, 56; Youkilis, Boston, 56. HITS — AdGonzalez, Boston, 119; MiYoung, Texas, 103; ACabrera, Cleveland, 98; Ellsbury, Boston, 98; AGordon, Kansas City, 98; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 96; Konerko, Chicago, 95; Markakis, Baltimore, 95. DOUBLES — AdGonzalez, Boston, 27; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 27; AGordon, Kansas City, 24; Ellsbury, Boston, 23; Quentin, Chicago, 23; MiYoung, Texas, 22; 5 tied at 21. TRIPLES — Granderson, New York, 7; Bourjos, Los Angeles, 6; AJackson, Detroit, 6; Aybar, Los Angeles, 5; Crisp, Oakland, 5; RDavis, Toronto, 5; 5 tied at 4. HOME RUNS — Bautista, Toronto, 26; Teixeira, New York, 25; Granderson, New York, 22.

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Interleague Rockies 9, Royals 6 DENVER — Mark Ellis collected three more hits in his second game with the Rockies, who also got a home run from Troy Tulowitzki in a victory over Kansas City on Saturday night. Ellis, Todd Helton and Tulowitzki each drove in two runs for Colorado, which finished with a season-high nine extra-base hits. Kansas City

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Phillies 5, Blue Jays 3 T ORONTO — Roy Halladay pitched an eight-hitter against his former team to win his sixth straight decision. Halladay (11-3), who took the mound in the bottom of the first to a standing ovation from the crowd of 44,078, spent the first 12 years of his career with the Blue Jays before being traded to Philadelphia in December 2009. Philadelphia Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Rollins ss 4 1 2 1 A.Hill 2b 4 0 0 0 Polanc 3b 4 0 0 0 EThms rf 4 0 2 1 Utley 2b 4 2 1 2 Bautist 3b 4 1 1 1 Howard dh 4 0 1 1 Lind 1b 3 0 1 0 Victorn cf 4 0 2 1 Encrnc dh 4 0 1 0 Ibanez lf 5 0 0 0 Arencii c 4 0 0 0 DBrwn rf 4 0 1 0 CPttrsn lf 4 1 1 0 Gload 1b 4 1 1 0 RDavis cf 3 0 0 0 Ruiz c 4 1 2 0 JMcDnl ss 3 1 2 1 Totals 37 5 10 5 Totals 33 3 8 3 Philadelphia 100 010 201 — 5 — 3 Toronto 000 120 000 E—Utley (3). DP—Philadelphia 2. LOB— Philadelphia 10, Toronto 4. 2B—Rollins (14), Ruiz (9). HR—Utley (4), Bautista (26). SB—Rollins (17). IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia Halladay W,11-3 9 8 3 3 1 8 Toronto C.Villanueva 6 2-3 5 3 3 4 3 L.Perez L,1-1 BS,1-1 1 3 1 1 0 1 Dotel 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Rauch 2-3 2 1 1 1 0 Camp 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 PB—Arencibia. T—2:49. A—44,078 (49,260).

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White Sox 1, Cubs 0 C H I C A G O — Phil Humber, backed by strong defense, pitched shutout ball for seven innings, and Juan Pierre singled in the only run, lifting the White Sox to the victory.

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Padres 1, Mariners 0 S E A T T L E — San Diego’s Cameron Maybin walked after just three balls were thrown by Seattle’s Doug Fister and came around to score the only run. San Diego

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D’backs 4, Athletics 2 O A K L A N D , C A L I F . — Chris Young had three hits and four RBIs for Arizona. Arizona

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Marlins 9, Rangers 5 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Hanley Giants 15, Tigers 3 Ramirez hit a grand slam and DETROIT — Pablo Sandoval solo shot for a career highand Brandon Crawford hometying five RBIs, helping the red in a five-run first inning. Marlins overcome Josh San Francisco Detroit Hamilton’s two homers. ab r h bi ab r h bi Florida

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Red Sox 10, Astros 4 HOUSTON — Darnell McDonald hit a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Yamaico Navarro went deep for the first time, and Boston picked up its third consecutive victory. Boston Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 4 2 1 0 Bourn cf 5 2 4 0 Pedroia 2b 5 1 3 1 AngSnc 2b 3 0 1 1 AdGnzl rf-1b 5 3 3 1 MDwns 2b 1 0 1 1 Youkils 3b 5 1 3 1 Pence rf 4 1 3 2 Wheelr p 0 0 0 0 Ca.Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 D.Ortiz 1b 2 0 0 1 Michals lf 4 0 0 0 Reddck lf 2 1 1 0 CJhnsn 3b 3 0 0 0 Sltlmch c 2 0 0 1 Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 DMcDn lf-rf 4 1 1 3 Towles c 3 0 0 0 Scutaro ss 4 0 0 0 Happ p 2 0 0 0 AMiller p 2 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 YNavrr ph 1 1 1 1 Kppngr ph 1 1 1 0 Aceves p 0 0 0 0 Abad p 0 0 0 0 D.Bard p 0 0 0 0 AnRdrg p 0 0 0 0 J.Drew ph 1 0 0 0 Bogsvc ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 37 10 13 9 Totals 35 4 11 4 Boston 300 010 141 — 10 Houston 100 001 101 — 4 E—Ca.Lee (4). DP—Boston 3, Houston 2. LOB—Boston 4, Houston 8. 2B—Ellsbury (23), Pedroia (17), Ad.Gonzalez (27). 3B—Bourn (7). HR—D.McDonald (2), Y.Navarro (1), Pence (10). SF—Saltalamacchia. IP H R ER BB SO Boston A.Miller W,2-0 6 7 2 2 2 3 Aceves H,6 2-3 2 1 1 1 0 D.Bard H,17 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 Jenks 1 0 0 0 0 1 Wheeler 1 2 1 1 0 0 Houston Happ L,3-10 6 2-3 7 5 5 3 3 W.Lopez 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Abad 1 4 4 4 0 0 An.Rodriguez 1 2 1 1 0 2 T—3:05. A—39,021 (40,963).

Braves 5, Orioles 4 ATLANTA — David Ross hit his second career grand slam, and Atlanta extended its winning streak to five. Baltimore

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Rownd cf 3 1 1 0 AJcksn cf 3 0 0 0 Torres ph-cf 2 0 0 1 C.Wells rf 4 0 2 0 Burriss 2b 6 2 2 0 Ordonz dh 3 0 1 0 PSndvl dh 5 1 1 2 MiCarr 1b 2 0 0 0 Huff 1b 4 2 2 2 RSantg 2b 2 0 0 0 Hall lf 1 0 0 0 VMrtnz c 1 0 1 0 C.Ross lf 4 1 1 1 Kelly c 3 0 0 0 CStwrt 1b 1 0 1 0 JhPerlt ss 4 1 1 1 Schrhlt rf 4 3 2 0 Boesch lf 3 2 2 1 BCrwfr ss 4 3 3 3 Raburn 2b-1b4 0 2 1 MTejad 3b 5 2 2 4 Inge 3b 4 0 0 0 Whitsd c 3 0 1 2 Totals 42 15 16 15 Totals 33 3 9 3 San Francisco 505 023 000 — 15 201 — 3 Detroit 000 000 E—Raburn (8). DP—San Francisco 3, Detroit 2. LOB—San Francisco 6, Detroit 6. 2B—Huff (16), C.Ross (16), C.Stewart (4), Whiteside (4), C.Wells (8), Boesch (21), Raburn (12). HR— P.Sandoval (7), B.Crawford (2), M.Tejada (3), Jh.Peralta (14), Boesch (11). IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Zito W,2-1 6 5 0 0 2 1 Mota S,1-1 3 4 3 3 1 3 Detroit Scherzer L,9-4 2 6 9 6 3 2 Villarreal 1-3 2 1 1 2 0 Perry 2 2-3 2 2 1 0 3 Purcey 2 5 3 3 0 0 Oliveros 2 1 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Perry (Rowand). WP—Scherzer. PB—Kelly. T—2:55 (Rain delay: 2:36). A—38,983 (41,255).

National League Pirates 5-3, Nationals 3-4 WASHINGTON — Ivan Rodriguez drove in the goahead run as a pinch-hitter in the eighth, and Washington beat Pittsburgh to earn a doubleheader split. In the first game, Garrett Jones and Andrew McCutchen hit back-to-back homers in the eighth inning. First Game

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Washington ab r h bi ab r h bi Presley lf 4 0 0 0 Berndn lf 3 1 0 0 dArnad ss 4 1 2 1 Espinos 2b 3 0 2 0 AMcCt cf 4 0 3 1 Zmrmn 3b 4 0 0 1 GJones 1b-rf 4 0 0 0 Morse 1b 3 0 0 0 Watson p 0 0 0 0 Bixler pr-1b 0 1 0 0 Diaz rf 3 1 1 0 Werth rf 3 1 0 0 Overay 1b 1 0 0 0 Ankiel cf 3 1 1 0 Walker 2b 4 0 1 0 WRams c 3 0 1 1 JHrrsn 3b 3 0 0 0 Dsmnd ss 3 0 0 0 DMcCt p 0 0 0 0 Lannan p 2 0 0 0 Resop p 0 0 0 0 L.Nix ph 1 0 0 0 Paul rf 1 0 1 0 Matths p 0 0 0 0 Fryer c 4 1 1 0 IRdrgz ph 1 0 1 1 Lincoln p 1 0 0 0 Storen p 0 0 0 0 BrWod 3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 34 3 9 2 Totals 29 4 5 3 Pittsburgh 002 000 100 — 3 Washington 011 000 02x — 4 E—Paul (1), Fryer (1). DP—Washington 1. LOB—Pittsburgh 5, Washington 9. 2B— A.McCutchen (20), Espinosa (13), W.Ramos (10). 3B—A.McCutchen (3). SB—Bixler (3), Ankiel (8). S—Lincoln. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Lincoln 6 4 2 2 3 4 D.McCutchen H,4 1 0 0 0 2 1 Resop H,11 1-3 0 1 1 0 0 Watson L,0-1 BS,1-1 2-3 1 1 1 2 1 Washington Lannan 7 6 3 3 0 1 Mattheus W,1-0 1 2 0 0 0 1 Storen S,20-23 1 1 0 0 0 0 T—2:49. A—39,638 (41,506).

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“It was a gamble, but it worked out great,” Schmalz said. His family was on hand to enjoy the victory — his mother, father, sister and all his grandparents included. “It’s great to win it for them,” Schmalz said. Gwen Inglis, Lakewood, Colo., won the f ive-lap women’s professional race. “I think with the heat, everybody knew that they had to conserve enough to have enough to finish the last two laps strong,” Inglis said.

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we had the baseball rule (players must stay three years if they don’t turn pro out of high school). “In football, you have to

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“That’s a tough call,” Hooper said. “As a manager, I’m definitely more mentally drained, and my body feels drained after a lot of ballgames because I’m in every pitch. When I played, if I wasn’t due up that inning, I could kind of get away from it for a second and relax, whereas when I’m managing, I’m so focused, and I’m in every pitch. I love it. I love what I’m doing, and I hope I get to do it the rest of my life.” Whether that’s in Wichita remains to be seen. Hooper has turned down coaching offers from minor-league teams affiliated with Major League Baseball and says he’s intrigued by the idea of coaching college baseball. For now, though, managing the Wingnuts and spending his

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Inglis decided to push for the lead on a downhill stretch just before the end of the fourth lap. She held off Lauren Robertson and Carrie Cash Wootten by 28 seconds. Inglis finished second in last year’s race behind teammate Megan Hottman. Since Hottman wasn’t racing in this year’s event, the title was on Inglis’ mind. “I knew I had to ride strong,” Inglis said. The Tour of Lawrence will wrap up today with the downtown criterium. The races start at noon and run through the afternoon. The women’s professionals will start at 4 p.m., and the men’s professionals will cap the event at 6:30.

A PACK OF SPRINTERS, AGES 16-18, ACCELERATES to the finish of the 100-meter dash in the USATF Missouri Valley Junior Olympic Trials track meet on Saturday at Lawrence High. The event was initially scheduled to take place in Joplin, Mo., but was moved because of recent tornado damage caused to hotels and facilities. Events will continue through today.

stay three years no matter what, but football is also a different sport. What 18year-old would be mature enough to play in the NFL? In basketball you could have g uys that come through every now and then that could do that, a LeBron (James) or Kobe (Bryant) or whomever.

If a kid is able to go and do that and take care of himself and his family, do that. If he can’t, go to school and stay in school,” added Self, who indicated he was “proud” of those Jayhawks who left early for making sure they left KU in good academic standing. An alteration of the oneand-done rule would also

help coaches assemble their rosters. “It (staying 2-3 years) would change the whole dynamics of recruiting,” Self said, “because you won’t be trying to sign the next guy to replace that guy (one-and-done) when you don’t even know if that guy is leaving or not. You’ll have a better feel for it.”

days close to his wife, Lindsey, and their two daughters, Lucy, 6, and Laney, 3, is a little slice of heaven. “I’m lovin’ it. Lovin’ it,” Hooper said. “This is my third year here now, and I’m just loving being at home. This is good daddy time that I’ll never be able to get back.” As for the baseball side, Wichita has proven to be the perfect place for Hooper to spread his wings and finetune his coaching chops. Blessed during his playing career with the opportunity to spend time around some of baseball’s brightest minds — Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland, whom he played for in 2005 and 2006, and Wichita State skipper Gene Stephenson, to name two — Hooper has incorporated some of what he learned from them as well as the countless baseball lessons he learned throughout his life into his own special style of managing. His role with the

Wingnuts affords him the freedom to feel comfortable doing so. “I love the level because I get to bring in who I want, play who I want, and if somebody doesn’t go about their business the right way or the way I want, then we can move on,” Hooper said. Every once in a while, Hooper the manager misses being Hooper the player so much that he’ll hop onto the diamond to field ground balls or pick up a bat. “I do,” he said, emphasizing that the hands-on approach almost always happens as a teaching tool. “It’s fun. We’ll jump into batting practice every once in a while just to get some hacks in.” Prodded for a tall tale or two about his batting-cage prowess, Hooper stayed true to his humble roots. “I was never a home run guy,” he said. “Put the ball in play and run was my game.” When the Wingnuts and T-

Bones square off tonight and again at 7:05 p.m. Monday — an award-winning fireworks display will follow both games — Hooper’s mental focus again will be put to the test. Dozens of friends and family members are expected to attend at least one of the games, and there’s no doubt they’ll all be keeping their eyes fixed on the guy wearing the No. 1 Wingnuts uniform. Does Hooper expect the extra attention to bring added pressure? “Joy is the word I’d use,” he said. “Any time I can have people there supporting me and enjoying what I do, that’s a pleasure for me. It’s just like when I played. You’re always excited to go back close to home and represent yourself and your hometown. I’m proud to say I’m from Lawrence and always will be. That’ll always hold a special place in my heart.”

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SCOREBOARD WNBA

Friday’s Games New York 81, San Antonio 75 Connecticut 75, Seattle 70 Phoenix 97, Chicago 84 Today’s Game Seattle at Washington, 3 p.m.

Wimbledon

Saturday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon, England Purse: $23.6 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Women Championship Petra Kvitova (8), Czech Republic, def. Maria Sharapova (5), Russia, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Men Championship Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (8), Romania, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (2). Women Semifinals Sabine Lisicki, Germany, and Sam Stosur, Australia, def. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, and Tamarine Tanasugarn, Thailand, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6. Championship Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Katarina Srebotnik (2), Slovenia, def. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, and Sam Stosur, Australia, 6-3, 6-1.

BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Activated RHP Kyle Davies from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jarrod Dyson to Omaha (PCL). NEW YORK YANKEES — Activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brian Gordon to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Released RHP Carlos Silva at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. TEXAS RANGERS—Activated RHP Darren O’Day from the 60-day DL. Optioned LHP Michael Kirkman to Round Rock (PCL). National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Christhian Martinez to Gwinnett (IL). Recalled RHP Cory Gearrin from Gwinnett. FLORIDA MARLINS — Placed RHP Ryan Webb on the 15-day DL. Designated INF Jose Lopez for assignment. Recalled OF Bryan Petersen from New Orleans (PCL) and LHP Brad Hand from Jacksonville (SL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Activated RHP Takashi Saito from the 60-day DL. Optioned RHP Tim Dillard to Nashville (PCL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed SS Ronny Cedeno on the 7-day concussion DL. Recalled INF Pedro Ciriaco and RHP Brad Lincoln from Indianapolis (IL). HOCKEY National Hockey League FLORIDA PANTHERS — Agreed to terms with C Greg Rallo on a one-year contract. LOS ANGELES KINGS — Agreed to terms with LW Simon Gagne on a two-year contract. NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Traded RW Andreas Thuresson to the N.Y. Rangers for F Brodie Dupont. NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C Brad Richards on a nine-year contract. PHOENIX COYOTES — Re-signed F Radim Vrbata to a multiyear contract. Signed C Alex Bolduc to a one-year contract. ST. LOUIS BLUES—Agreed to terms with D Kent Huskins on a one-year contract. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed D Matt Gilroy and D Richard Petiot to one-year contracts. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed C Tim Connolly to a two-year contract. WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Signed LW Chris Bourque and G Tomas Vokoun to a one-year contract.

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Kansas University Campus Circuit Saturday in Lawrence Masters 40+ 1. Charlie Brown, Team Windsong, 50.46; 2. Stephen Tilford, Tradewind Energy, 50.46; 3. David Hejduk, 360 Racing; 4. Frank Jakofcich, OKC Velo Club. 5. Gregory Shimonek, Midwest Cycling Community. Men’s Category 5 1. Paul Aledguer, Tomahawk Racing, 32:54.0; 2. Keith Guilford, GP Velotek, 32:57.8; 3. Micah Whorton, 33:02.2; 4. Dan Schaeffer, KC Bicycle Club, 33:06.8. 5. Ben Alexander, unattached, 33:16.0. Men’s Category 4/5 1. George Robinson, Slimenundgrossen; 2. Jacob Cauble, Tailwind Cyclists; 3. Michael Rost, GP Velotek; 4. Jon Mayfield, Tailwind Cyclists; 5. Michael Meyers, Spidermonkey Cycling. Women’s Category 3/4 1. Leah Kleager, Midwest Cycling Community, 34:17.4; 2. Gracia Folkeringa, Sweet’n Salty Cycling, 34:21.8; 3. Carol Flinchbaugh, Free State Racing, 34:21.9; 4. Amber Markey, KU Cycling, 34:25.9; 5. Glenda Taylor, Free State Racing, 34:27.4. Men’s Category 4 1. Jarred Young, Simmons, 52:14; 2. Michael Garven, GP Velotek; 3. Alex Roberts, Primal First Bank; 4. Rob Swanson, Team Kaos; 5. Dan Hughes, E.C. Sunflower. Men’s Category 3 1. Jack Funk, FCS Cycling Club, 1:02:00.5; 2. Lucas Marshall, Midwest Cycling Community, 1:02:03.7; 3. Jordan Haffener, Tulsa Tough Racing, 1:02:03.9; 4. Matt Tillinghast, Midwest Wheelmashers, 1:02:04, 5. Brian Lingunfelter, Team Colavita, 1:02:04.9. Women’s Pro 1/2 1. Gwen Inglis, Trends.com/DFT, 56:59.8; 2. Lauren Robertson, FCS Cycling Club, 57:27.4; 3. Carrie Cash Wootten, Pedal the Cause/Team Revolution, 57:28.8, 4. Blanca Bergman, Team Roadhouse Cycling Team, 59:17.2; 5. Pamela Hinton, Columbia Bike Club Race Team, 59:18.0. Men's Pro/1/2 1. Joe Schmalz, Elbowz Racing; 2. Andrew Dahlheim, Bissell Pro Cycling; 3. Heath Blackgrove, Elbowz Racing.

Coke Zero 400

Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (5) David Ragan, Ford, 170 laps, 107.3 rating, 47 points, $302,425. 2. (16) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 170, 102.5, 43, $239,061. 3. (37) Joey Logano, Toyota, 170, 105.6, 41, $178,050. 4. (13) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 170, 101, 41, $163,958. 5. (38) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 170, 104.7, 40, $170,691. 6. (4) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 170, 85.6, 39, $153,761. 7. (31) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 170, 107.6, 38, $160,711. 8. (10) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 170, 103.7, 37, $117,350. 9. (30) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 170, 77.3, 36, $143,483. 10. (9) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 170, 62.5, 34, $142,186. 11. (19) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 170, 66.4, 34, $143,783. 12. (20) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 170, 91.6, 32, $128,464. 13. (36) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 170, 84.9, 32, $145,450. 14. (25) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 170, 90.3, 31, $141,000. 15. (26) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 170, 64.5, 30, $123,433.

AT&T National

Saturday At Aronimink Golf Club Newtown Square, Pa. Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,237; Par: 70 Third Round a-amateur Nick Watney Rickie Fowler K.J. Choi Steve Marino Webb Simpson Adam Scott Chris Kirk Bill Haas Chris Stroud Bryce Molder Jeff Overton Charlie Wi Charles Howell III Kevin Stadler Spencer Levin John Merrick Also: Gary Woodland

70-69-62—201 68-69-64—201 69-64-69—202 70-70-63—203 69-70-64—203 66-71-66—203 70-71-63—204 68-70-66—204 70-68-66—204 69-67-68—204 71-65-68—204 69-66-69—204 68-68-69—205 73-69-64—206 70-68-68—206 68-70-68—206 69-71-74—214

Montreal Championship

Saturday At Club de Golf Fontainebleau Montreal Purse: $1.8 million Yardage: 7,070; Par: 72 Second Round Chien Soon Lu John Cook John Huston Jay Haas Joey Sindelar Dan Forsman Jeff Sluman Phil Blackmar Michael Allen Tom Lehman

65-63—128 63-66—129 63-67—130 65-66—131 65-66—131 65-67—132 65-67—132 69-64—133 67-66—133 67-66—133

Alstom Open de France

Saturday At Le Golf National (Albatross course) Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France Purse: $4.29 million Yardage 7,347; Par: 71 Third Round Mark Foster, England 68-68-68—204 James Morrison, England 66-66-72—204 Richie Ramsay, Scotland 69-68-68—205 Martin Kaymer, Germany 71-69-67—207 Thomas Levet, France 70-70-67—207 Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark 66-71-71—208 Bradley Dredge, Wales 72-68-69—209 Richard Green, Australia 65-68-76—209 Nicolas Colsaerts, Belgium 69-70-71—210 Jamie Donaldson, Wales 70-71-69—210

2011 Women’s World Cup

FIRST ROUND Saturday At Augsburg, Germany Sweden 1, North Korea 0 At Sinsheim, Germany United States 3, Colombia 0 Today At Bochum, Germany Australia vs. Equatorial Guinea, 7 a.m. At Wolfsburg, Germany Brazil vs. Norway, 11:15 a.m.

MLS

Saturday’s Games D.C. United 2, Philadelphia 2, tie FC Dallas 2, Columbus 0 Chivas USA 1, Chicago 1, tie San Jose 2, New York 2, tie Sporting Kansas City 2, Portland 1 Today’s Game Houston at Colorado, 8 p.m.

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STYLE SCOUT by Caitlin Donnelly

Melanie Werts Age: 25

Sign: Cancer

Relationship status: rently in a relationship

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Hometown: Lawrence Time in Lawrence: 23 years Occupation: Candle maker/jewelry maker What were you doing when scouted? Celebrating my 25th birthday! How would you describe your style? Simple and comfortable. What are your current favorite fashion trends? Long dresses. They’re very comfy. What are your least favorite fashion trends? I don't really have one. I say just wear what you like and look good in.

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CLOTHING DETAILS: Dress: Modcloth, May 2011, $80. Shoes: May 2009, gift. Bangle: ATC, February 2009, $10. Mom’s necklace: Goldmakers. Silver link bracelet: Handmade by Melanie Werts, 2011, $115. Ring: June 2011, gift.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Downtown shoppers. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Frigid weather during the winter months. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? Yes. Do you have any fashion influences? Yes, everything. When I see something I like, I incorporate it into my wardrobe. People say I look like: My mom and dad.

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MEMBERS OF the Women’s Free State Racing Team, from left, are Laura Richards, Lawrence; Michelle Jensen, Lawrence; Emily Wamsley, Lawrence; Renae Weaver, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; Glenda Taylor, Topeka; Carol Flinchbaugh, Lawrence; Madeline Finch, Lawrence, and Jean Lucas, Kansas City, Mo. Many of the women participating in the Tour of Lawrence are hoping that it will draw interest from other local women.

TOUR DE FORCE Racers hope weekend events draw more women to sport

Relationship status: Taken Hometown: Detroit Time in Lawrence: 12 years Occupation: Student, musician and door guy at The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. What were you doing when scouted? Getting a cold beverage on a hot day. How would you describe your style? Janky college student meets neoscene/hip kid — with a tiny hint of class and character. I can look pretty goofy sometimes, but I like to think I can clean up nice with a button-up shirt.

CARRIE CASH WOOTEN of St. Louis beats out Megan Hottman, of Golden, Colo., July 4 in the women’s Pro 12 in downtown Lawrence the final day of the 2010 Tour of Lawrence Bike race. Richard Gwin/ Journal-World File Photo

CLOTHING DETAILS: Shoes: Toms, June 2010, $50. Pants: 21 Men, January 2011, $25. Tank: Urban Outfitters, May 2011, $15. Hat: June 2011, gift.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Hardcore bands and a roller skating rink. I feel like the roller skating rink would be really successful. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Potholes and negativity. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? No piercings. As far as tattoos go, I have my chest done (by Andrew Milko at Mercy Seat in K.C.), two small tattoos on my arm and a Lion King tattoo on my leg. Do you have any fashion influences? Anchordivision.com and my friends that tell me when I look a little too odd. People say I look like: I get Kid Cudi pretty regularly. I took a picture with a drunk guy at the Granada, 1020 Mass., because he was convinced I was Kid Cudi passing through Lawrence. Tell us a secret: I was the dude in the pizza suit on Sixth Street when Pizza Street was still around.

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

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Somewhere in the blur of whirring wheels and bright jerseys of this weekend’s third Tour of Lawrence, Chris Roettger hopes for the seeds of a revolution. The St. Louis-based racer has her fingers crossed that watching the races will inspire some of those women to hop on a bike. “The ratio of male to female racing cyclists, so competitive racers, last time I checked is right around 90 to 10. So, for every 90 men, there are 10 women,” says Roettger, a category 2 rider. “We’re trying to get more women in the sport. And not just on the competitive side, but on the recreational end of it, too. For some reason there’s just fewer women who ride bikes. We can’t figure out why.” Indeed, race official Susan Henderson says the event projected about 600 riders, and she expected a ratio of 90 percent men to 10 percent women, which mirrors USA Cycling’s numbers. There were six separate races for the men and two for the women in Saturday’s circuit race and today’s criterium. Roettger and other female racers agree that growing races like Lawrence’s are the perfect place to introduce

TODAY’S TOUR OF LAWRENCE SCHEDULE Mass Street Mile Run 8 a.m.: Registration, Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, 839 Mass. 9:30 a.m.: 18 and under race 9:50 a.m.: Men’s Open 10:20 a.m.: Women’s Open Tour of Lawrence Sunday race’s starting line is at Ninth and Massachusetts streets. Races begin at 12:30 p.m., with the last race beginning at 6:30 p.m. Noon: Category 5 race 12:30 p.m.: Category 4/5 race 1 p.m.: Masters 40+ race 2 p.m.: Women’s Category 3/4 race 3 p.m.: Category 4 4 p.m.: Women’s Pro Category 1/2 5:15 p.m.: Category 3 6:30 p.m.: Pro Category 1/2 newbies to the sport — one where you can get close, see the speed and realize that women are pros, too. Among that fierce 10 percent is the vice president of an insurance company, a lawyer with her own firm, a doctoral student and the mother of 8-year-old twins. And like many women, they struggle to keep their Please see TOUR, page 6B

We’re trying to get more women in the sport. And not just on the competitive side, but on the recreational end of it, too. For some reason there’s just fewer women who ride bikes. We can’t figure out why.”

What are your current favorite fashion trends? I love hats and V-necks and tanks in summer. Also, I love worn clothes, clothes that have personality and look a little seasoned. What are your least favorite fashion trends? When sweatpants get cut off into shorts, it looks a little silly.

By Sarah Henning

— Chris Roettger, St. Louis-based racer

Working out just primer for champion slacking Boomer Girl Diary “ I

’ve never been much of a runner. Ironically, I have lots of friends who run. You know the type: Early to bed, early to rise, they bound out the door, trot around town or trail, only to circle back home, 500 expended calories later, in endorphininduced euphoria. “That was a good run,” they’ll say. I can honestly say that I’ve never uttered those five words in that particular order in 55 years. Why? Because I enjoy slacking off when I exercise. And the whole idea of running is sort of counterintuitive to slacking. I’ve never been much of a gym rat, either. Oh, I’ve paid my fair share of the health club memberships. Induced by ads that promise “No initiation fee” or “First month FREE,” I signed up with the highest self-expectations: “Sure $35 a month is a lot of money, but if I hit the gym at least five times a week, it’s only $1.59 a visit. That’s a dollar for

It was a workout, to be sure, but totally doable with no threat of injury or, more importantly, mirrors. And when I got tired, well, I slacked off.”

every two pounds lost. Talk about ‘return on investment!’” (I’ve never claimed to be a math whiz. Or, remotely realistic.) Two or three weeks into the 12month contract, I lose that getinto-bikini-shape enthusiasm when one of three things happen. I: 1.) Strain a muscle attempting to lift something heavier than I should. 2.) Develop a crippling aversion to mirrors. 3.) Slack off. That’s why I became a Water Warrior. Water Warriors is a deep-water aerobics class offered by

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Lawrence Parks and Recreation. The description in the catalog read: “Classes are high impact without high impact on your joints. The workouts use the water for resistance to increase cardiovascular endurance and muscle tone. No swimming skills necessary.” “How bad could it be?” I said smugly to the guy processing my enrollment. “The hardest part will be rolling out of bed at 6 a.m.

That, and putting on my bathing suit.” I chose not to linger on that last thought. On the first day, I drove at dawn to the outdoor pool and shuffled over to the diving area. My fellow warriors were already in the water, bobbing up and down thanks to the buoyant belts they were wearing. They were a jovial bunch in all shapes, sizes and ages. I couldn’t wait to join them. Our enthusiastic teacher demonstrated the exercises on deck where we could see her. “Aha! But she can’t see us.” I said to myself. “How will she know how hard I’m working when my limbs are under water? I can slack off whenever I want!” My body felt wonderful in the drink. Gone were the lower back pain and hip flexor tightness, leftover from a pre-vacation “accident” in the traditional gym. I pumped my paddles under the Please see BOOMER, page 6B


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Boomer water without tweaking my rotator cuff and challenged my core by balancing on the water noodle under my feet. (Not simultaneously. I’m good, but not that good.) It was a workout, to be sure, but totally doable with no threat of injury or, more importantly, mirrors. And when I got tired, well, I slacked off. By the third class, I was totally in the swim, performing each exercise like Esther Williams. I looked forward to cruising happily through the summer, raising my heart rate and toning muscles without breaking a sweat. Then, as if she could read my mind, the teacher yells, “Pick a partner,” while toss-

SAN FRANCISCO — If you got a telephone call from a stranger asking why you hadn’t gotten a recommended health screening, what would it take to keep you from hanging up, or better yet, committing to getting the screening? A growing number of companies think they have the answer. The market for persuading people to do more or to do things differently to maintain or improve their health is heating up, and it seems to be equal parts art and science. “If you make assumptions about why people don’t do things, you’re destined to fail,” said Dr. Jan Berger, chief medical officer of Silverlink Communications, a healthcare technology company in Burlington, Mass. She offered herself as an example. “If I get a caller who says, ‘Is this Mr. Berger?’ I don’t have the time for them.” The movement is known as consumer engagement in health-care circles, and companies from major insurers to niche specialty outfits are ramping up business as the health-reform law changes the landscape. Starting in 2014, the law that President Obama signed in March of last year will prohibit commercial insurers from rejecting people with pre-existing medical conditions. It also will force them and Medicare to cover preventive care at 100 percent if they don’t already. Private health insurers seem to have gotten the message. About 95 percent of members surveyed by the trade group America’s Health Insurance Plans said they offer health coaching to people who typically don’t have

ing 8-foot bungee cords into the pool. She instructed us to tether ourselves together at the backs of our belts, swim to the center of the pool, facing opposite ends, and wait. “Go!” she finally cried, and off we “ran” to the side of the pool in a back-to-back tug-of-war (think human tractor pull) attempting to drag our partner behind us like so much freight. (Figure of speech. No offense to my partner.) After two minutes that seemed like two eons, the teacher yelled, “You’re too nice! Be merciless! Drag your partner! Nobody stops until three people reach the side of the pool.” “Nobody stops until

wha…!!!?” My pulse started to race, my breathing quickened. Then, my inner warrior kicked into high gear. I started dog paddling like Lassie, struggling to drag a drowning Timmy to shore. “Must … get … to … the side …” I panted. My partner tried valiantly to swim against me, but my motivation was insurmountable. I strove not to be a winner, but to earn the right to be a slacker. In the end, isn’t that the whole point of working out? — Cathy Hamilton is a public relations and marketing consultant, author of 16 books and blogger at boomergirl.com. Contact her at cathy@boomergirl.com.

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Losing inches from your chest, thighs, arms, hips, waist and buttocks is a clear sign of fat loss and fitness progress. Here’s how to use a Nick Krug/Journal-World File Photo tape measure correctly: CARRIE CASH WOOTTEN flashes a show of confidence as she ● Use a plastic tape meassprints to a first-place finish in the second run of the final ure. Cloth varieties can heat in the 2010 Tour of Lawrence Street Sprint event along stretch out over time and give Seventh Street in downtown Lawrence. Despite winning the you distorted measurements. first run of the final heat, which was called back because of a ● Position the tape correctfalse start, Cash Wootten was able to get the win again on ly. Don’t pull the tape in tightthe second try. ly to get a smaller measurement. “Make sure the tape is snug, does not compress your was 11th in the 1996 Olympic community brings is second skin and is parallel to the mountain bike trials. “If I to none,” Flinchbaugh says. floor,” says Maria Kinirons, hadn’t had such a supportive “When you watch the crit on director of food and nutrition spouse who said maybe you Sunday, it’s just filled with for Weight Watchers North should race, or such suppeople through there, and America. Wear thin fabrics — portive friends ... I never that’s a fun environment. As or better yet, nothing at all. would’ve done it.” a racer, you don’t see that ● Breathe normally. Don’t In and around Lawrence, very regularly. ... It’s a fun suck your breath in or exhale women interested in racing community event.” have support — though the It’s a community event for numbers can still be small which Megan Hottman has compared to states like Colbig hopes. A former Mission orado. The Free State Racing cyclist, Hottman made the team has a strong female decision to move to Colpresence with nine women orado in part for her cycling racing right now, says memcareer. She still has family in ber Carol Flinchbaugh. She Kansas and hopes that the says strong leadership, Tour Of Lawrence keeps recruitment and sponsor growing its women’s divisupport mean the world to sions. the team. As do the crowds “I can only hope that the Tour of Lawrence has women watching the race brought in. will get interested in the “I have to say, I’ve done a sport and will come out.” lot of races in different — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached regions. And I think the fan at 832-7187. support that the Lawrence

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My partner tried valiantly to swim against me, but my motivation was insurmountable. I strove not to be a winner, but to earn the right to be a slacker.”

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professional lives and family lives healthy and flowing — it’s no different for a pro racer like Roettger’s teammate, Carrie Cash-Wootten. Not only is Cash-Wootten a category 1 pro racer, but she’s also a spokeswoman for the cycling outreach program Pedal the Cause, as well as the mother of the aforementioned twins. She says that though it’s tough on her, she knows that being upfront about her life is helpful information. “It gives them somebody to identify with. You find so many of the pros, they don’t have a job, but then they train all the time. But then they don’t have any other obligations either. A lot of women see them and think, ‘I’m not like that. She doesn’t have anything else to do,’ ” says Cash-Wootten, winner of last year’s street sprints and category 1/2 criterium. “But the more women we see in the sport that are multifaceted in their lives as well as what they enjoy doing in their sport, the more women that will be involved.” That vein of understanding also is important to the sport in general. Watching a race in person was exactly how Roettger got involved with cycling, even though her favorite event, the criterium, had been described to her before she’d seen it. “I didn’t even know it existed until I was 30. As soon as I found it, I said, ‘I have to do that,’” says Roettger. “It looked super fun. The criterium, they close the city streets, right? It’s just people doing laps, kind of like NASCAR. I couldn’t believe that I didn’t know it existed. As soon as I saw it, I started racing, basically. And I had no riding experience. I didn’t have a bike or anything.” Topeka’s Catherine Walberg also found the sport after going nearly three decades without it. “I was a bookworm until I was 29. I mean, I hadn’t even touched an endurance sport. It didn’t even cross my mind,” says Walberg, who has raced for 18 years, won two national championships in master’s cyclocross and

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major health problems but want to tune up their habits. The same portion invite people with chronic illness to join their plan’s disease-management program, and about 92 percent offer incentives to encourage behavior such as curbing tobacco use, eating a balanced diet, getting regular physical activity and keeping up with recommended doctor’s visits and preventive care. Even if out-of-pocket costs are minimal, money is only one factor in trying to understand why people may not obtain the medical services that could keep them out of harm’s way. Some potentially life-saving screenings such as colonoscopies can be particularly unpleasant, and no amount of rational evidence may convince someone who dreads the prospect of doing the necessary bowel preparation before the procedure. But there are ways around such objections, and some can be surprisingly subtle. After starting a telephonebased program for UnitedHealthcare in late 2009 aimed at upping the colorectal cancer screening rate of ethnic minorities, who are more likely to die from colon cancer, Silverlink Communications found a 56 percent increase in the number of people who received one of the four recommended types of screenings. Silverlink made automated phone calls to nearly 60,000 health-plan members using 70 different variations on the theme of asking eligible people why they hadn’t gotten screened yet and offering tips to help them overcome whatever issue was holding them back. Like a diplomatic but pushy parent, it also asked whether and when the person

intended to get the screening. In May, health insurer Aetna launched a text-messaging program for members with diabetes, which Silverlink developed. Consumer engagement takes three basic forms at Health Dialog, a Bostonbased health-care analytics, care-management and decision-support company that works with health plans, selfinsured employers and health-care providers. The company aims to help people with chronic conditions stay compliant with their drug and other therapy regimens. Health Dialog does predictive modeling to see which people are likely to face gaps in care, have trouble adhering to their medication regimens or are heading toward surgery. Its health coaches, which include nurses, educators, respiratory therapists and pharmacists, are trained to make phone calls likely to put people at ease. “If you’re not sensitive on that first outbound call, you can’t get that engagement because you can’t start the conversation,” he said. Health Dialog’s coaches don’t use scripts, which tend to turn people off, Wennberg said. “When you have a straight script, people lose interest. It comes across as not real.” When asked what share of call recipients become hostile when they pick up the phone, he said the number is “shockingly small.” “Our opt out rate — people who say ’Please don’t call me’ — is less than half a percent. The flip side is the positive engagement — 65 percent to 80 percent of people we make an outbound call to start an ongoing relationship with a health coach.”

forcefully when measuring your waist or chest. ● Look straight ahead. Stand tall with your feet together — or slightly apart if you’re measuring your thighs — preferably in front of a full-length mirror so you can see the tape’s position. Don’t slouch down to look at your reading. For the most accurate results, ask a family member or friend to help. ● Take monthly measurements. Don’t measure too often: readings can change from day to day — and even at different points in a single day — based on what you eat and drink. Pick one day a month and measure yourself first thing in the morning. If you’re female, don’t schedule this just before or during your

period, when you tend to be more bloated. ● Measure at the right place. For your chest, measure around the largest spot, generally at the nipple line. Waist: just above your hipbones, roughly at your belly button. Hips: the widest part of your buttocks. Arms: about three inches above your elbow, at the largest point. Thighs: the biggest part of your upper legs.


BOOKS

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WHAT ARE YOU

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

Stephanie Guthrie, KU Student Housing employee, Lawrence “’Charlie St. Cloud’ by Ben Sherwood. It’s about a guy who sees dead people and falls in love with a dead girl.”

John Writt, temp worker, Lawrence “’Dexter is Delicious’ by Jeff Lindsay. It’s just another tale of Dexter the friendly serial killer.”

Michael Dillon, unemployed, Paola “’His Dark Materials’ by Philip Pullman. It’s a trilogy that includes ‘The Golden Compass.’”

Mattie Scheldon, journalism major, Lawrence “’My Horizontal Life’ by Chelsea Handler. It’s a collection of her one-night stands. My friend said it was funny.”

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BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week ending June 25, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Fiction

Jack Kerouac book app includes commentary, audio, maps and much more

1. “Smokin’ Seventeen.” Janet Evanovich. Bantam, $28. 2. “Against All Enemies.” Tom Clancy with Peter Telep. Putnam, $28.95. 3. “The Devil Colony.” James Rollins. Morrow, $27.99. 4. “One Summer.” David Baldacci. Grand Central, $25.99. 5. “State of Wonder.” Ann Patchett. Harper, $26.99. 6. “Silver Girl.” Elin Hilderbrand. L,B/Reagan Arthur, $26.99. 7. “Carte Blanche.” Jeffery Deaver. Simon & Schuster, $26.99. 8. “Fallen.” Karin Slaughter. Delacorte, $26. 9. “Folly Beach.” Dorothea Benton Frank. Morrow, $25.99. 10. “Sisterhood Everlasting.” Ann Brashares. Random House, $25. 11. “The Kingdom.” Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood. Putnam, $27.95. 12. “Dead Reckoning.” Charlaine Harris. Ace, $27.95. 13. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.” Stieg Larsson. Knopf, $27.95. 14. “Maine.” J. Courtney Sullivan. Knopf, $25.95. 15. “Summer Rental.” Mary Kay Andrews. St. Martin’s, $25.99.

By David L. Ulin Los Angeles Times

There’s a certain poetic justice in the fact that “On the Road” is one of Apple’s top-grossing book apps. Released June 18, the iPad app for Jack Kerouac’s landmark novel — featuring a variety of enriched content, including commentary, maps, audio recordings and other ephemera — hit No. 4 on Apple’s list June 21, ahead of the Bible and T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land.” That’s a testament to the power of the digital project, but also to the novel, which has occupied a visionary place in the culture since it was first published in 1957. (The novel has been adapted for a new movie directed by Walter Salles and starring Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart.) The decision to bring out “On the Road” as an app has a lot to do with this iconic status, explains Stephen Morrison, editor in chief of Penguin Books, reached by phone at his Manhattan office. “We were looking for a book with enough resonance,” Morrison says, “as well as enough supplemental material from which we could learn how to curate a literary app.” The key word there is “learn,” which is what all of us, publishers and writers and readers, must do now as the publishing industry increasingly comes to terms with the digital age. We need to learn how to use the digital space as a vessel, as a container, how to produce and interact with apps and electronic texts that feel like books, yet also reflect the possibilities of technology. “On the Road” aspires to all of this, functioning both as an e-book and also as a source of ancillary information. Open the app, and you’ll find a home screen with several subject areas: “The Book,” “The Author,” “The Trip,” “Publication” and “The Beats.” The first, and most important, of these sections features the text of Kerouac’s novel, which has been designed to match the feel of a print book. “We were very conscious,” Morrison

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“ON THE ROAD” AUTHOR JACK KEROUAC, CIRCA 1956. Kerouac’s landmark 1957 novel was released on June 18 as an iPad app.

We were looking for a book with enough resonance as well as enough supplemental material from which we could learn how to curate a literary app.” — Stephen Morrison, editor in chief of Penguin Books notes, “of page layouts. We wanted to see what would read the best, to make the technology enhance and not distract.” To that end, there are no direct links in the novel, just light blue tabs on the left side of the page to signify the presence of notes. Touch one and a sidebar appears, featuring material on characters, locations, settings, historical details — bits of context that help to open up the book. That’s part of the idea, Morrison points out, to reflect the fact that “we’re in a moment where everyone wants context; we’re constantly Googling this and that.” What sets the “On the Road” app apart, however, is that so much of the context it offers is exclusive, drawn from the archives of the publisher and from the Kerouac estate. “On the Road” was first released by Viking, now a division of Penguin, and the publisher has released numerous editions of this

and other Kerouac works over the last half-century. All that is reflected in the “Publication” section of the app, which features odd bits and pieces, including the original 1953 internal memorandum on the novel from editor Malcolm Cowley (“I think it is the great source document of life among the beat or hip generation,” he writes), as well as a letter from Pat McManus, Viking’s publicity director, to Kerouac, suggesting an article for Harper’s or the now defunct Saturday Review to help focus reader attention on the book. This is great stuff — not least because it shows us that the more things change, the more they remain the same. McManus’ letter could have been written by any contemporary publicist, and Cowley’s enthusiasm is tempered by his concerns over the publishability of the novel, parts of which, he worries, “would get the book suppressed for obscenity.”

Nonfiction

1. “Go the **** to Sleep.” Adam Mansbach, illustrated by As if to highlight this, Ricardo Cortes. Akashic, another section of the app compares passages from the $14.95. 2. “Unbroken.” Laura Hillenoriginal scroll manuscript brand. Random House, $27. with the finished book, high“ I n the Garden of Beasts.” 3. lighting just those sections (detailing drug use or graph- Erik Larson. Crown, $26. 4. “The Greater Journey.” ic sexuality) that had to be David McCullough. Simon & scaled back. The result is a Schuster, $37.50. three-dimensional look at 5. “Reckless Endangerment.” the novel as a function of Gretchen Morgenson & Joshua process — not just its author’s process but also the Rosner. Times Books, $30. 6. “The 17 Day Diet.” Dr. Mike process by which the book Moreno. Free Press, $25. was edited and brought out. 7. “The Dukan Diet.” Dr. When it comes to digital Pierre Dukan. Crown, $26. bells and whistles, “On the 8. “Bossypants.” Tina Fey. Road” is a little bookish: The LB/Reagan Arthur, $26.99. only multimedia elements 9. “Demonic.” Ann Coulter. here are two short video Crown, $28.99. clips, of Carolyn Cassady 10. “Through My Eyes.” Tim and Lawrence Ferlinghetti Tebow with Nathan Whitaker. discussing Kerouac, and three audio clips of Kerouac Harper, $26.99. 11. “Seal Team Six.” Howard reading from the novel. In a E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin. very real sense, though, that’s exactly as it should be, St. Martin’s, $26.99. 12. “Lies That Chelsea Hansince we risk losing sight of dler Told Me.” Chelsea’s Family, what’s important the more enhanced content we insert Friends & Other Victims. Grand Central, $24.99. into an app or e-book. 13. “Those Guys Have All the “All this is experimental Fun.” James Andrew Miller & now,” says Morrison. “But the book itself is the center- Tom Shales. Little, Brown, $27.99. piece. It’s where you start, 14. “The Miracle of Freeand then everything flows dom.” Chris Stewart & Ted off from there. As in publishing something that’s not Stewart. Shadow Mountain, technologically enabled, it’s $28.99. 15. “Lost in Shangri-La.” the same challenge: to bring Mitchell Zuckoff. Harper, something you believe in out into the world.” $26.99.

Book lovers are listening to literature as never before By Allen Pierleoni McClatchy Newspapers

Spencer Bentley, first-grader, Lawrence “The ‘Jack and Annie’ series. It’s about a magic treehouse, and Jack and Annie visit different places.”

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SACRAMENTO , C ALIF . — Heard any good books lately? If so, you likely fit the profile of the audiobook fan as sketched from national research compiled by the Audio Publishers Association. The New Jersey-based trade group is “the voice of the audiobook industry.” If you’re a regular listener, you’re probably a passionate reader (15 titles in the past year) who uses audiobooks to squeeze more books into your busy day. You’re better-educated and wealthier than nonlisteners, and you’re a bit younger (median age of 48 compared with 51). Your preferences in genres parallel those of print-book readers: mystery/thriller/suspense, best-sellers, general fiction and nonfiction. Unabridged audiobooks, in which the source material has not been condensed, are more popular than abridged, even though they cost more. The audiobooks arena is vast and complex, with a lengthy list of publishers and other invested companies producing, wholesaling, retailing, distributing and marketing audiobooks to a diverse and eager audience. This week concludes national Audiobook Month, a good time to

remember that “spoken word” could be found in libraries and schools as far back as the 1930s (the visually impaired and children were the main markets). But it wasn’t until the 1980s that the publishing industry discovered the profit potential of recording and marketing books to the mainstream public and to libraries. Audiobooks first appeared on tape cassettes (now nearly extinct) and then moved to the present-day compact disc. In recent years, the tech-savvy 18to-24 crowd has discovered audiobooks via digital downloads — a potential threat to the traditional audiobook industry, though CD audiobooks remain the backbone of the industry, partly because of massive sales to libraries. An estimated 10,000 audiobook titles appeared last year (compared with 316,480 traditional print titles), and sales totaled about $900 million in 2009, the latest year for which figures are available. Yet a full 95 percent of published books never see the inside of a recording studio. Why? “Do you really want an audiobook of the latest math text?” said Janet Benson, vice president of audiobook retailer Audio Editions and outgoing president of the APA.

One of the major players is Audible.com. It’s the Netflix of downloadable digital audiobooks, a site where members can rent from more than 60,000 book titles in all genres. Downloads account for a bit more than 30 percent of all audiobook sales, according to the APA. The mobility and versatility (plus improved sound fidelity) of audiobooks are big pluses over print and electronic books. Commuters listen to audiobooks in their cars and on public transportation. Multi-taskers can hear a best-seller while gardening, walking the dog, exercising or making dinner. “I have a friend who swears she wouldn’t have a clean house if she didn’t have audiobooks,” said Benson. Then there’s the sense of comfort that comes from listening to a trusted narrator read a story to us. That’s the unique part of the audiobook experience not found on any e-reader or on any paper page, though some publishers are adding multimedia “bonus content” to e-book downloads in the form of video and sound. Word-of-mouth recommendations can cause a title to catch fire, but audiobooks aren’t cheap. New CD

audiobooks average $20 to $45, while some CD sets based on books from Alist authors (such as Stephen King’s “Under the Dome”) can reach $80, even though they may be from an author’s backlist of previously published books. Even older or slower-moving titles on CD go for $10 to $15, making digital downloads look attractive at $6 to $20. Because the cost of producing an audiobook starts at $5,000 and can rapidly move into the tens of thousands, publishers want some assurance they’ll make a profit in the long run. That’s why most fiction audiobooks are made from titles by top-tier authors. Also found in audiobook sections of bookstores are live performances (humorist David Sedaris comes to mind), and self-help and how-to titles, memoirs and biographies — all popular. One of the major players is Audible.com, a subsidiary of Amazon.com. It’s the Netflix of downloadable digital audiobooks, a site where members can rent from more than 60,000 book titles in all genres. “Our members perceive Audible as an addictive habit and a service rather than the unit-based experience that books are,” said senior editor Matthew Thornton.


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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD T Mobile By David Levinson Wilk Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 1988 Grammy winner for “Crying” 7 Tweak 13 Bosses 20 Cry from a balcony 21 ___ pork 22 Many a Nevada resident 23 Dance seen in a Lincoln Center performance of “Don Giovanni”? 25 Penn State campus site 26 Also-___ (losers) 27 Prefix with caching 28 Baja’s opposite 30 Author 31 “Hang on ___!” 32 Locale for a cattail 33 “None of the leading sales people came in today”? 36 Grandparents, typically 38 With a wink, say 39 Berkeley campus nickname 40 Celebration after a 1964 heavyweight championship? 42 “You don’t need to remind me” 48 Not so big 49 Tampa paper, briefly, with “the” 50 Blackmore heroine 51 Washed (down) 54 Female co-star in “Love Crazy,” 1941 55 Stirrup? 57 Tolkien creatures 58 41-Down was named after one: Abbr. 59 Scarlett O’Hara’s real first name 60 Voiced 61 Summer sign

62 Little dipper? 63 Claimed 64 Chop 65 The Mavericks, on scoreboards 66 Up for grabs, as convention delegates 68 Shriners’ headwear: Var. 69 Gob 70 Ending with soft or spy 71 Decide to sleep in the nude? 73 Drink with one’s pinkie up, say 74 Some cats blow on them 75 Sodium ___ 76 “Around the Horn” cable channel 77 Summer treats 79 1983 #1 hit with the lyric “Put on your red shoes” 81 What whitewashers apply? 84 ___ Friday’s 85 Interlocks 86 ___ acid 88 Response to the query “Does Ms. Garbo fistbump?”? 94 Summer mo. 95 “Rock ’n’ Roll Is King” band, 1983 96 Make it 97 Actress Polo 98 See 33-Down 99 Polynesian potable 100 They’re often said to be fair 102 Love before war? 106 Looms 107 Shocking, in a way 108 Leonard of literature 109 Sting, e.g. 110 Team that once played at Enron Field 111 Bob Evans rival

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UNITED FEATURE SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Flour type 7 Wide valleys 12 Impassive 17 Explorer Zebulon — 21 Ogled 22 Endangered layer 23 Ditto (2 wds.) 24 Coffee dispensers 25 Nightmare 26 Chaos 28 Round stoppers 29 Thai temple 30 Small waves 32 Hilo guitars 33 Dainty 35 Term paper abbr. (2 wds.) 37 Harvest machine 38 Worry too much 39 Glues tight 40 Majestic 42 Garden produce 43 X-ray blocker 44 Ritual 45 Kind of bear or orbit 47 Roll of stamps 48 Stalactite sites 49 Brokaw’s network 52 Washboard — 53 Prudish person 54 Hindu mystics 55 Seaweed derivative 59 Large antelopes 61 Close or Miller 62 Sheik’s cartel 63 Jane Eyre’s pupil 64 Remedies 65 Grimace 66 Jug 67 Not right or wrong 68 Hung on to 69 Sponge rubber 70 Film spools 72 Fissure 73 Compass pt. 74 Strong connection 75 Has vibes

76 Eeyore’s friend 77 Conditions 80 Spoor 82 Cowboys’ beds 83 Withhold 84 Dye-yielding plant 85 Rum drink (2 wds.) 87 — lang syne 88 Calcium source 89 Davit 90 Fish-eating eagles 91 Eggnog time 92 Common practice 94 Daddy’s sister 95 Chair parts 96 Trite 97 Roach and Linden 98 Truck front 99 Psychic skill 100 — voce (softly) 101 Seize 102 Concrete foundations 104 Kind of diver (hyph.) 107 Lady’s man 108 College stat 109 Hayseed 113 Tiaras 114 Ember 115 European capital 117 Rounded roof 118 Tempt 119 Cattle calls 120 Scarlet — 122 Legal matter 123 — la vie! 124 Gets down to business (2 wds.) 27 Sidecar occupants 129 Racer Luyendyk 130 Cay 131 Annoy 132 Paleolithic art period (2 wds.) 133 Dear, as memories 134 Game with pawns 135 Closet liner 136 Breadwinner

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Lawrence Lithography Workshop launching special exhibit By Sarah Aylward Special to the Journal-World

In 1979, lithographer and print master Mike Sims opened shop on the 700 block of Massachusetts Street with the goal of collaborating with artists to produce hand-printed lithographs of original artwork. The process can be lengthy, depending on the complexity of the project. But despite the time-intensive aspect of the work, the Lawrence Lithography Workshop, which is now based in Kansas City at 20th and Tracy Avenue, has built an impressive collection from their collaborative work with nationally known artists. Prints from this collection will be exhibited at the Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut St. in Kansas City, Mo., until Oct. 7. The art center is an ideal venue, as Sims now currently runs his workshop out of property owned by Belger Cartage Service Inc. Sims, who taught lithography and drawing at Kansas University from 1971 to 1978, made several moves to locales such as Chicago and El Paso, Texas, before moving his shop to Kansas City. “I moved here in 2001, with the help and encouragement of the Belger Foundation,” Sims says. Mo Dickens, gallery assistant at the arts center, says

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“FOR DOROTHEA,” by Kansas University professor Roger Shimomura, will be among images on display for a special collection by the Lawrence Lithography Workshop on display at the Belger Arts Center in Kansas City until Oct. 7. this recognition for Sims is significant. “I don’t think the locals are familiar with what Mike does. Artists fly in from all over to work with him,” he says. Sims’ recognition throughout the art community though, stretches far

and wide. “I was in a gallery this weekend in Montana,” says Dickens, “they had three prints by Akio Takamori that were done in Kansas City at the workshop.” In fact, Sims and the workshop staff have collaborated with many well-known

artists. Included in the exhibition opening will be prints made in collaboration with Lawrence-based Roger Shimomura, William T. Wiley of California and Kansas City-based Peregrine Honig, who recently was named first runner-up on the Bravo TV show “Work of Art.” In addition, a special set of prints by the late Luis Jimenez of New Mexico, who died as a result of injuries sustained from an accident in his studio while creating a sculpture for the Denver International Airport, will be included. “We’re going to go ahead and show the trial proofs,” says Dickens, referring to Jimenez’s work. “They’re not as Luis would have finally exhibited them, but we wanted to show the public what he was working on when he passed.” Other artists’ work will be included as well. Among them, Nick Bubash of Pittsburgh, Tom Huck of St. Louis, Gesine Janzen of Montana State University faculty and others are expected to be in attendance for the opening. The exhibit will reflect the wide and diverse range of artists who travel to Kansas City for the expertise afforded them by Sims and his workshop staff. “Our shop is pretty eclectic. Some of the prints from the show will be from the early years of the shop when

EXHIBIT DETAILS What: An art exhibit spanning more than 30 years of the Lawrence Lithography Workshop, which was founded in Lawrence in 1979 and eventually moved to Kansas City in 2001. When: Show runs from July 1 until Oct. 7. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. WednesdayFriday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Where: Belger Arts Center, 100 Walnut St., Kansas City, Mo. For more information: Visit www.belgerartscenter. org.

it was in Lawrence. Other prints in the show will be more recent. It’s going to be interesting,” Sims says. The shop, he explains, handles two types of business. The first is contracted printing, in which an artist will hire the workshop for a fee to gain access to the tools, materials and expertise needed to create prints of their work. The artist then acts as self-publisher for the edition, or collection of the created prints. On occasion a third-party printer, such as a museum or gallery, who will back the artist and make a profit off sales from the printed edition, will hire the workshop.

The workshop also acts as publisher as well. Upon invitation, an artist will work in the shop, and the Lawrence Lithography Workshop will publish the resulting prints. “We absorb all the costs of making the prints, and then we market the prints ourselves to make profit and pay the artist out of those sales or with a percentage of the printed edition,” Sims says. The collaboration process for creating such prints takes several stages. First, the artist must draw directly upon lithograph stones or plates. Then the printmakers use the marks made by the artists to create an original print, made by hand. “We don’t do any reproduction work. This isn’t photomechanical printing or off-set printing,” Sims says. Whether you are familiar with lithography or not, the wide-range of styles and aesthetics are sure to offer something to your liking. “I think people will be interested to see prints executed from very traditional black-and-white lithography to fairly complex multicolor, multimedia prints with a combination of woodcut and lithograph pieces,” Sims says. “The whole emphasis is on the fact that all of these prints were done with a classic lithographic medium by hand.”

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A VISITOR looks at photographs by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei during a preview of an exhibit at the Asia Society in New York on Wednesday. More than 200 photographs of New York City taken by Ai Weiwei in the 1980s and early ‘90s are being shown at the exhibition. Ai was recently released after nearly three months in detention in China for speaking out against the government.

Ai Weiwei’s early photos in NYC exhibition NEW YORK — An exhibition of more than 200 photographs by Ai Weiwei chronicles New York City in the 1980s and early ‘90s when the recently detained Chinese activist artist lived there before he won international acclaim as a conceptual artist. It is the first time that the “New York Photographs” series is being shown outside of China, the Asia Society said of the exhibition that opened at its museum on Wednesday. It runs through Aug. 14. Ai was recently released after nearly three months in detention in China for speaking out against the government. The 227 black-and-white images from 1983 to 1993 were taken when Ai lived in New York’s East Village section. They document the area’s flourishing avant-garde scenes, including poetry readings and riots in Tompkins Square Park, as well as other parts of the city, and feature self-portraits of the artist and other renowned figures. One photo captures beat poet Allen Ginsberg and American photographer Robert Frank looking at a document. The photographs were selected by the artist, who remains in China, from his archive of 10,000 images, the society said. “These photographs are a poignant and powerful chronicle of Ai’s artistic vision and emerging political

Ai Weiwei was recently released after nearly three months in detention in China for speaking out against the government. consciousness during his time in New York,” Asia Society museum Director Melissa Chiu said in a statement. Ai attended New York’s Parsons School of Design and lived in the city for more than a decade. He has earned huge sums selling his work at auctions and through galleries. In February, a 100kilogram pile of handmade porcelain sunflower seeds he commissioned for a show in London sold for more than $550,000 at a Sotheby’s auction.

He was detained April 3 after disappearing from the Beijing airport and was released June 22. He has declined interviews since then, saying the terms of his bail prohibit it. In early May, his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” of 12 animals heads rising from the Pulitzer Fountain in Manhattan — his first public sculpture installation — was unveiled by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who said Ai’s courage to speak out demonstrated “the indomitable desire for freedom that is inside every human being.” Chinese authorities have said that though Ai was released, he is technically still under investigation for at least a year and could be brought in for further questioning at any time.

LOS ANGELES — You’ve seen that painting before but can’t remember: Is it Manet or Monet? Once again, when it comes to the searchable world, Google wants to supply the answer. The team behind Google Goggles, the smartphone application that among other things lets users take a photograph of a bottle of wine to find out whether it’s worth $10 or $100, has partnered with the Getty Museum to provide information on hundreds of paintings from its permanent collection. Google Goggles is at base a visual search engine that is activated not by typing in key phrases but by taking a picture on your smartphone of the object (be it a wine bottle label or book or historic landmark) in question. They call it a “visual query.” Now Getty visitors using the program can take pictures of paintings that interest them to bring up links to information, starting with content prepared by the museum. More effective with two than three dimensions, Google Goggles already recognizes some photographs and paintings from other museums — including world-famous artworks the database has picked up by crawling the Internet. But this is the first partnership by which a museum has provided images and prepared content for this specific use. The Getty has supplied information on the artist and artwork for about 300 paintings. About half of those have audio snippets as well. Google Goggles product manager Shailesh Nalawadi, whose engineering team is based in the technology giant’s Santa Monica, Calif., office, says they wanted to start local. “We always had the museum use-case in mind,” he says, “and because the engineering team is here in Los Angeles, we wanted to do it with an L.A. institution.” “When we sit at lunch in our Google cafeteria here, we can look out and see the Getty,” he adds. Maria Gilbert, a senior content developer at the Getty Museum, says the new application “does not replace any existing technology” at the museum. Rather, it’s meant to be another choice for visitors who would rather not spend $5 on traditional audio guides or spend the time to type key phrases into Web browsers to access online information. Of course, the museum still has wall labels identifying

The Getty has supplied information on the artist and artwork for about 300 paintings. About half of those have audio snippets as well. Manet’s “Rue Mosnier With Flags” or Monet’s “Rouen Cathedral,” but Gilbert points out that the new application has the advantage of letting you save and read information after the visit. It will also translate written materials like wall labels that you photograph into a lang uage of your choice. She says the project was done at no cost to the Getty, because it essentially involved repurposing existing visitor and website content. Earlier this year, Google launched a more ambitious m u s e u m i n i t i a t ive : T h e Google Art Project offers users a virtual tour of 17 museums across nine count r i e s a n d t h e p owe r t o zoom in and magnify any inch of more than 1,000 artworks.

Nalawadi says that project “is a separate but related” initiative, “part of a broader effort at Google to work with museums and other cultural institutions because they share the same goal of making art discoverable and bringing it into the hands of end users.” Why wasn’t the Getty included in that initiative? “I was not involved in that decision but I’m sure we hope to work with them on that as well.” He did, however, confirm that he is in talks with “quite a few museums” to bring more images into the Google Goggles database.

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Brownies like today’s Disney characters By Terry Kovel

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THIS NORWAY SPRUCE has Cytospora, indicated by interior browning and white resin on branches infected with the fungus.

Trees showing stress this year from weather, pests I love the majestic spruce tree as much as anyone, with its short, spiky needles and nearly perfect pyramidal form. The colors of spruce are pleasing as well, from the deep greens of Norway and Serbian spruce to the silvery hues of various cultivars of Blue spruce, including Black Hills spruce. Spruce trees are not always happy in northeast Kansas, though, and this year is especially tough. Thankfully, the stress these trees are exhibiting is not some horrifying tree disease. Instead, in most cases, spruce trees are simply suffering from a combination of minor pest problems and environmental factors. Will spruce trees recover? I hope so, but predicting tree health is right up there with predicting the weather. Experts can look at a broad range of factors and probabilities, but there are few 100 percent guarantees. Needles of spruce trees that have turned brown will not turn green again. Branches that have defoliated are unlikely to produce new needles. Trees are resilient survivors, though, so trees that are showing only minimal damage may pull through. Plant pathologists at Kansas State University attribute many of the problems to last year’s dry fall season and the extremely low winter temperatures. In spruce’s native habitat, snow cover often insulates the ground, providing a sort of protective blanket. Many spruce trees have heavy infestations of spider mites that have gone unnoticed in years with more favorable weather conditions. To check for spider mites, hold a sheet of clean white paper under a branch and tap the branch gently a few times. If mites are present, they will appear as tiny moving specks on the paper. Two species of spider mites can affect spruce. The spruce spider mite is active in cool, wet periods. The two-spotted spider mite is active in hot, dry conditions. Trees may be affected by one or both species. Spider mites damage trees by sucking chlorophyll out of individual plant cells. Their continued feeding leads to a yellow or white speckling known as stippling. Mites can often be controlled by simply washing them from the plant with a hard stream of water (use a highpressure nozzle on a hose). Miteinfested trees should be monitored closely, though and re-treated as necessary as additional eggs hatch. There are also a variety of both organic and synthetic pesticides labeled for control of spider mites on spruce.

YELLOWING in spruce trees like this blue spruce can be associated with spider mite damage, as is losing needles, which could be from the mites or from overall stress.

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Another major problem for spruce is called Cytospora canker. Cytospora is a fungus, albeit a weak one, that typically only infects branches that are already wounded in some way. The disease is worse on trees that are suffering from weather and site-related stress. On Cytospora-infected spruce trees, a few lower limbs typically die back first, then the disease progresses through the tree. Cytospora cankers are visible but may be hard to identify to an untrained eye. Look for sunken or discolored areas on twigs. Sometimes sticky white resin will be evident where it has leaked from the tree at infection sites. Cytospora takes many years to progress through a tree and causes substantial damage. Because the fungus is protected by the wood itself, the only recommended control is to keep the trees growing as healthy as possible so they can better withstand the disease.

In all cases, branches that have defoliated and/or died back can be removed from the tree. One other factor is affecting spruce in some situations. A brand new herbicide, released this past spring for broadleaf weed control in lawns, is believed to be the cause of damage in some landscapes. Spruce affected by the herbicide may exhibit rapid and extreme browning of new growth. Other symptoms are still being determined. If you use a lawn care service and are seeing problems with spruce trees, you may want to talk to your lawn care professional to determine if this new product might be a factor. The herbicide is called Imprelis. DuPont, the manufacturer, notes that they have observed “unfavorable symptoms in trees on properties that have not been treated with a herbicide,” but they are doing a full investigation to understand what role the herbicide might be playing. If your spruces are suffering and Imprelis was used on your property, please contact me in hopes that we can learn more through each affected site. Our horticulture hotline can also confirm spider mites and Cytospora canker, or help you get to the root of whatever your spruce might be suffering. — 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.

In the days before Disney, many imaginary sprites that excited children's imaginations could be found in books. In 1881, Palmer Cox wrote an illustrated story about a group of characters called "Brownies" for Wide Awake magazine. Brownies were imaginary characters based on Celtic mythology. The tiny men had long skinny legs, round bellies and large heads. They were never seen by mortals, but they lived in the homes of humans, helped with chores and sometimes played jokes and caused mischief. In the world of the Brownies, there were dozens of characters, each dressed appropriately. It was easy to tell the policeman from the farmer from the businessman by their clothes. It was a time of massive immigration in the United States, so the Brownies included Chinese, German, Irish and other ethnic figures familiar to children. But there were no female Brownies to be seen. The cartoonlike figures were soon an important part of 19th-century pop culture, and the original magazine article inspired a series of books, comic strips and commercial goods like toys, games, dishes, candleholders, figurines, sheet music, fabrics and more. A series of majolica Brownies were made in the late 1800s. Each standalone figure was about 9 inches high. The Brownies faded from view after Cox died in 1924, but collectors are showing new interest today.

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I have an 1889 metal hatchet commemorating the 100th anniversary of the inauguration of George Washington. There is a cutout of his profile on the blade. Is it valuable?

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The 100th anniversary of George Washington's inauguration in 1889 was marked with three days of festivities, including a parade, naval review and ceremonies. Many souvenir items were made, including hatchets like yours. The hatchets were made in several sizes in bronze, cast iron and other metals and were meant to be hung on a wall. The value varies depending on the size, material and condition. Some souvenir hatchets sell for less than $50, but bronze hatchets sell for more than $2,000.

ENJOY FOURTH OF JULY with this patriotic Brownie dressed for the holiday. The turn-ofthe-century majolica figure sold for $165 at a Strawser auction in Wolcottville, Ind. Cowles Syndicate Inc. Photo


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This position manages and supervises the daily operations of KU Purchasing Services and its staff. Requirements include: 5 years purchasing/contracting or a Bachelor’s and 3 years purchasing/contracting; 2 years direct staff management - supervisory experience; experience with electronic procurement systems; experience with MS Office, PowerPoint, data management and reporting tools For a complete position description go to: https://jobs.ku.edu Search for position #00209162 Application deadline is 07/12/11 EO/AA

“Beat the Rush Beat the Heat”

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Studios, 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms & Short term leases avail! Swimming Pool, Sand Volleyball Court, Friendly on-site Leasing Office, On-site Laundry facilities, Carports, on KU Bus Route, and 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance.

Quality thru-out - like new 2 Locations - One NW & one SW - No pets

785-843-4798

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FOUND: Concert Tickets found at Motley Crue concert. Please call Julie at 785-233-8350 to identify and leave message.

DRIVER New Dedicated Operation Solo & Team Drivers Needed • Solos: avg. $900/wk. + we’ll find your partner! • Teams: avg. $1,100/wk. • Regional Multi-Stop Loads • All Round Trip Freight Some Overnights Required • Immediate Benefits Avail. • 1yr. CDL-A; at least 23 yoa. 877-696-3434 www.nficareers.com

Bell Choir Director

First Presbyterian Church Lawrence Part-Time Bell Choir Director. Some Bell Choir Direction preferred. Salary based on experience. Send resumé and cover letter with refs. To: First Presbyterian Church, c/o Tracy Resseguie, 2415 Clinton Parkway Lawrence, Kansas 66047 or email at earesseg@gmail.com

Auction Calendar AUCTION July 8, Fri., 10 AM 1050 Locust Avenue Kansas City, KS 66103 Bob Parra LINDSAY AUCTION & REALTY SERVICE 913-441-1557 www.lindsayauctions.com

Auctions

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Please send inquiries and resumés to the attention of Mr. Tracy Resseguie at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, Lawrence, KS 66047 or email to earesseg@gmail.com.

Visit 2401 W. 25th St #9a3 or call 842-1455 Today. Park25@petersoncompanies.com

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LOST DOG: large black & tan female dog with curly tail, missing in Tonganoxie area. since Thurs., June 23. Wearing blue collar. If seen or found please call 913-710-0825

First Presbyterian Church is seeking a year round Choir Director for their children and youth programs. Experience and at least a bachelor’s degree in music is required. Rehearsals held every Sunday morning and evening. There is a pageant at Christmas time and Vacation Bible School in July.

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Lost redbone blood hound mix. southwest Leavenworth county south of k32 near lawrence. Child’s dog reward! call 785-979-6956

Lost Pet/Animal

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(Limited availability) FREE rent in July & Aug.! Visit or call today for details and to schedule an appointment!

ESTATE AUCTION Sat., July 9 - 10AM 2110 Harper Dg. Co. Fairgrounds Lawrence, KS Del & The Late Dale Backs Elston Auction Company Mark Elston 785-218-7851 www.KansasAuctions.net AUCTION Sat., July 9th, 10AM 712 N 1474 Road Lawrence, KS 66049

Paxton Auction Service

785-331-3131 785-979-6758 www.kansasauctions.net/paxton AUCTION Sun., July 10, 2011 - 10:30AM 101 Bridge St., Perry, KS Mrs. Dorothy (Floyd) McCain

Beatty & Wischropp Auctions

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Auctions

comfort bed; Lazy boy recliner; Lane cedar chest; Household: glassware; pottery; graniteware; kitchen misc. and more; Tractors, Tools, and Misc.: 1941 Farmall A; 1948 Farmall Cub; hay wagon; 6ft. Box blade; Ford pickup bed trailer; fence chargers; power tools & hand tools Makita, Bosch, Rigid 18v power tools; Shopcraft 10” band saw; Craftsman & Bostich air nailers; Porter Cable air shears; Craftsman compound miter saw; 2-4ft gates; mini torch set; 220 window AC; Marx train set; Grid wall; porcelain tile & power tile cutter; new halters and other horse items; primitives; xmas items; boxes of new hats; bicycles; This is a partial list many boxes to be unpacked from storage to much miscellaneous to list it all !!!! Concessions Served View pictures at www.kansasauctions.net /paxton Terms: Cash or Check with proper ID. Statements made day of auction take precedence over all printed material. Auctioneers are not responsible for theft, damage or accidents.

Oldham Router bits; various wood countersink bits; 48 in. ruler & alum. adjustable square; several squares; levels; numerous hand tools (sockets, metric/standard, hammers, saws, pry bars, open wrenches, ratchet wrenches, screw drivers, pliers, pipe wrenches); Snap-On tap-drill selector, air-ratchet, 10 pc. Screw extractor; Pneumatic tools: ¼ in. ratchet, ½ in. impact, air sp. cutter, sockets, grease gun; ex. cords; hand planers; several board feet of lumber; numerous amount of wooding working hardware, storage bins, books, screws, bolts, etc.!!!!

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

Consigned 1986 Ford F800 Truck 460, 5 sp. 2 sp. axle, goose-neck ball, trailer brake controller, 90% tires; 1986 Ford F250XLT single cab Truck auto, diesel (Clean); JD 430 Lawn Tractor 60 in. deck, diesel, hydro, dual hydraulics; (NICE); JD 300 Lawn Tractor 48 in. deck, hydro; Bunton Commercial Walk Behind Mower; Ryobi 18V caulking gun; JD 12V grease gun; Craftsman: 30 gal. oil free air compressor, 10 in. table saw, 9 & 10 in. buffers, right angle drill driver; Senco SHF 15 hardwood floor nailer; Rigid sheetrock screw gun; Porter Cable pin nailer; wood surveyors tri-pod; coping saws; network tool kit

Paxton Auction Service

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From K-4 & US 24 (Rees Fruit Farm) N to 39th Street, west 1/2 mile to Kincaid, then south.

Antiques, Household, Shop & Yard items

Apts & Townhomes

Lost Pet/Animal

Horse found in the area of 158th and Loring Rd. Call and describe to claim. 913-682-5724. Ask for Deputy Abramovitz.

available starting August 2011. Must have degree in Early Childhood Education AND preschool teaching experience required. Apply in person at Community Children’s Center 925 Vermont, Lawrence 785-842-2515 EOE

University of Kansas, Lawrence Bursar Office

1306 New Jersey, 3BR, 2 bath, 2 LR, CA, W/D, $855/ 3BR Small country home, 1 mo. Aug. 1. 785-979-9172 bath, CA, refrig., stove, DW, W/D, outbldgs. $500/mo. Pets ok w/owner approval WorldClassNEK.com & pet deposit. 785-843-3349

Found. A small pet bird (Parakeet?) flew into our N. Lawrence backyard Fri. night. Now in our screened in porch. Email to claim: forsyth@sunflower.com.

Applications available at www.jfcountyks.com or 1212 Walnut St. Oskaloosa, KS, accepted until position filled. EOE/ADAA

Teacher Positions

4 BEDROOMS Fall & Deposit Specials!

The Jefferson County Home Health & Hospice is seeking a full Registered Nurse to provide skilled nursing care, after hour on call, health teaching, and supervision of the in-home health care team. Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing, licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Kansas, have a minimum of one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse, and reliable transportation. Benefits, salary commiserate with experience. Pre-employment drug screen and physical capacity testing required.

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Sat., July 9th, 10AM 712 N 1474 Road Lawrence KS 66049 Furniture, Household, Tractors, Tools, Misc. Furniture: Round Oak dining table w/6 chairs two leaves, Oak hutch, Oak corner cabinet (Oakwood Industries Memphis Mo.); curved glass curio cabinet; Hoosier style (Napanee Dutch kitchen) cabinet; butcher block top kitchen table & chairs; parlor table; sofa; love seat and Lg. ottoman; book shelves; bed, chest of drawers, dressing table w/mirror; Sm. Round table; oak frame w/beveled mirror; cabinets; shelves; bar stools; Cal-King select

Lots of antique & quality glassware, furniture, wood cook stove (like new), 75+ feed sack/material, 30+ cast iron skillets, railroad items, western belt buckle collection, Snap-on tool box and tools, JD Model 420 Mower, Ariens RT 7020 Tiller, Craftsman generator, wood chipper, power washer, and much, much more.

Seller: Ruby Weaver For sale bill & pics visit: www.waynekellner.net

Lawn & Garden Equipment and Misc. Troy-Bilt 10 hp. Chipper/ Shredder; Industrial Plus Field & Brush Mower; Brave Log Splitter; Snapper Rear Tinee 5 hp. Tiller; Stihl 026 chainsaw w/case; Stihl MS441 chainsaw; Stihl FS85 Weed Wacker/Trimmer; Stihl FC Weedeater Blower; Eager Beaver chainsaw; Tormec Super Grind; Chicago Electric Chainsaw Sharpener; ATV Floor Jack; Handyman Jack; 32 ft. Werner fiberglass ladder; Little Giant ladder; 55k & 100k Reddy Heaters; Antique Bridgeport #20 Nail Puller; old iron & oil lamp; many items too numerous to list!

Seller: Del & The Late Dale Backs For Pictures visit us online at

www.KansasAuctions.net

Auctioneers:

Mark Elston, Wayne Wischropp,

785-594-0505 785-218-7851

ELSTON AUCTION COMPANY

Kellner Auction Service 785-582-4013

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Sat., July 9, 2011, 10AM 2110 Harper Dg. Co. Fairgrounds Lawrence, KS Due to the untimely passing of Dale we will offer at Auction the exceptional & the highest of quality & condition of woodworking equipment & tools!! Woodshop Equipment & Tools Shopsmith Mark V System #510; Shopsmith Scroll Saw #555272 w/mobile base; Shopsmith DC3300 Vacuum System; Shopsmith 12 Planer w/stand; Delta Industrial Band Saw #28-682 18 in.; Delta Cabinet Table Saw 10 in. Left Tilt, 220V, w/ mobile base & outfeed table; DeWalt #740 Radial Arm Saw 10 in.; Delta DJ20 8 in. Jointer w/base; Milwaukee Panel Saw System #6480-20; Steel Glide Upright 12 Drawer Tool Cabinet 31in. x 55in.; Rigid Oscillating Spindle Sander #EB 44241; Makita 12 in. Compound Mitre Saw; Router Table w/Porter Cable Plunge Router; Craftsman Router; Bosch Trim Router; Route-A-Corner Kit; Kreg Precision Measuring Kit; Porter Cable Router Edge Guide; Porter Cable Door Hinge Template; Hipur Former Bonding System; Ryobi Detail Sander; Remington Nail Gun w/ fasteners/loads; Craftsman Tools: 5 drawer tool cabinet w/top, 6 in. bench grinder, biscuit jointer, 4 in. belt sander, ½ in. drill, saber saw, gift set, 4 drawer tool box, shop vac., electric nailer; Bench Master Picture Frame Kit; 4½ in. bench top Jointer; Bench Top Wide Belt Sander; Trojon Portable Mitre Saw Table; Workmate workbench; Porter Cable air compressor; 20 ft. hose & reel; Makita cordless 18V drill/case & circular saw; worm drive saw; DeWalt cordless drill & light; taper jig; circulars saws; Porter Cable: sawzall #637, finish nailer #FN250A, air stapler, palm sander; Milwaukee ½ in. right angle drill & drywall screw gun; Trend Mortise & Tenon Jig; Leigh D4 Dovetail Jig; Delta Chisel Mortiser; Tenoning Woodcraft Jig; Rotozip Drywall Tool & Spiral Saw/ Kit; B/D Dremmel Tool Kit, Sabre Saw, Detailing Tool; Tapering Jig; Laser Level; Dial Calipers; Aline Alignment System; Grex Pin Nailer; 10 in. Shopsmith Saw Blades; 10 & 12 in. Saw Blades (several new & used); Clamps: Bessey corner, adjustable corner, c, Vise-Grip 18 in. face frame, Jorgensen adjustable, pipe, Bessey K-bar 60 in., ratchet bar, frame; Maestro clamp all kit; table saw blade caliper; various push sticks/ hold downs/mitre gauges; drill press vise; Forstner bit set; drill bits; adjustable clamp & tool guides; outfeed roller stands; 50+ Wood Bits; wood chisels;

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Instruction and Tutoring Energy Audit Training Parsons, KS

July 25-29 Classroom Aug 2-3 Lab, Field audits Training meets requirements for Energy Auditor for the Efficiency Kansas Loan Program. Basic understanding of construction, HVAC and math skills needed. Laptop computer is required. Successful students may apply to the Efficiency Kansas program to be listed as an auditor on the State Energy Office web page. For more information contact Jan 800-729-6222 ext 541 or jwolfe@neosho.edu

Associate Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing University of Kansas, Lawrence Bursar Office

Accountant

Position #00064719

University of Kansas, Bursar Office Requirements include: 3 years’ experience professional accounting or higher education coursework emphasis in business administration; 1 year using accounting & financial reporting systems; 1 year experiencewith MS Excel and database management; 3 years in customer service employment. For a complete position description and to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu Application deadline is 07/12/11 EO/AA

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This position manages and supervises the daily operations of KU Purchasing Services and its staff. Requirements include: 5 years purchasing/contracting or a Bachelor’s and 3 years purchasing/contracting; 2 years direct staff management - supervisory experience; experience with electronic procurement systems; experience with MS Office, PowerPoint, data management and reporting tools For a complete position description go to: https://jobs.ku.edu Search for position #00209162 Application deadline is 07/12/11 EO/AA

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WorldClassNEK.com Accountant

University of Kansas, Lawrence Bursar Office Required qualifications include: 3 years’ experience with accounting functions; accounts receivable - billing, account reconciliation, collections and financial mgmt. reporting; 3 years customer service exp.; minimum 2 year experience with spreadsheets including use of formulas, pivot tables, data manipulation and charts On-line applications only accepted, go to: https://jobs.ku.edu Search for position #00000098 Application deadline is 07/06/11 EO/AA

Discovery Coordinator Douglas County DA seeks an immediate, full time discovery (file clerk) coordinator. Candidate must be highly organized, detail oriented & work well in a fast paced environment. Two+ yrs office experience & computer skills required, legal experience preferred. Salary $25K+ depending on experience. Send resumes to cwright@douglas-county.com or Douglas Co DA 111 E 11 Lawrence, KS 66044. Equal Opportunity Employer

FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member banks provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. We are accepting resumes for: Communications Strategist The individual in this position will design, write and produce Bank communications (print and electronic) for all audiences; coordinate the distribution of member electronic messages; create and maintain content for the Bank’s public website; assist in the planning and implementation of Bank events. Qualifications • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design, journalism, marketing, public relations or communications and 3+ years of relative experience. • Strong graphic design and desktop publishing skills require (InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, MS Office Suite, PowerPoint and Photoshop). • Excellent verbal communication skills. • Ability to write clearly, effectively and creatively for both electronic and print media. • Must be able to work and travel (2 to 5 overnight trips per year) independently. • Experience with Web programs. In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), shortterm incentive plan and much more. To see a more detailed job summary and apply for this position, go to the Bank website at www.fhlbtopeka.com. EOE

Waste Reduction and Recycling Specialist

City of Lawrence

Perform advanced technical & admin tasks related to the City’s waste reduction recycling programs. Will also develop and deliver public recycling educational programs. Requires 2yrs of waste reduction recycling program experience, preferably with household hazardous waste exp. Requires Bachelors equivalent in Environmental Sciences, Solid Waste Management, Public Relations, Public or Business Admin or related field.

$16.95 per hr. Must submit a completed online application form by 07/19/2011 To Complete App Go to: www.LawrenceKs.org/Jobs EOE M/F/D

AdministrativeProfessional Basehor-Linwood USD 458

announces an opening for Communications Coordinator. Responsibilities include internal and external communications, website/social media management & public/media relations. Degree in related field required. Submit application at www.usd458.org.

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Medical-HealthTherapy

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Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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Auctioneers BILL FAIR AND COMPANY AT YOUR SERVICE SINCE 1970 800-887-6929

Automotive Services

All Your Banking Needs Your Local Lawrence Bank

CERAMIC TILE 70%OFF!

13 styles/colors IN STOCK! Choice 94c sq.ft. Values to 3.50. 1st Quailty Closeouts. While supply lasts!

Bryant Collision Repair Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM We specialize in Auto Body Repair, Paintless Dent Repair, Glass Repair, & Auto Accessories. 785-843-5803 bryantcollisionrepair@msn.com. lawrencemarketplace.com/ bryant-collision-repair

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

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

785-842-2108

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Harris Auto Repair Domestics and Imports Brake repair Engine repair AC repair / service Custom exhaust systems Shock & Struts Transmissions Tire sales / repairs

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

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Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 hilltop@ku.edu twitter.com/HilltopCDC Serving Lawrence since 1972.

Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: lawrencemarketplace.com/ birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available

Dirt-Manure-Mulch Dave’s Construction Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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

785-842-3311

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House Cleaner

Adding new customers. Years of experience, references available, Insured. 785-748-9815 (local) Linda’s Cleaning Dependable hard worker w/30 yrs. exp. cleaning homes in Lawrence area. Free Est. Hrly charge. 785-393-2599

Business & Residential Clean-ing Home Staging Experienced, References Call TODAY (785) 979-1135

Computer/Internet

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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

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

Landscaping

Quality work at a fair price!

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

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785-841-9222

Foundation Repair ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

Painting

785-842-0094

A. B. Painting & Repair

jayhawkguttering.com

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

Al 785-331-6994

Heating & Cooling

albeil@aol.com

Quality work at a fair price!

Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261 Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Custom Decorative Patterns

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

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

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

Furniture

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement “Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 lawrencemarketplace.com/ rivercityhvac

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

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

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

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas www.ah-air.com

785-594-3357

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

785-550-5610

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

Kate, 785-423-4464

www.kbpaintingllc.com Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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

785-841-3088

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:

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Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Riffel Painting Co.

Earthtones Landscape & Lawn, LLC.

Mowing-10% off 1st Mo. Landscape Installation Monthly Maintenance, Sod, Mulch, Retaining walls For details 785-856-5566

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

Insured 20 yrs. experience

JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Even if you don’t have a Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 disability and you live lawrencemarketplace.com/ jtconstruction outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help. Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program Plumbing, Windows, Doors Wood Rot Repair, & more. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881/913-583-1624 Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home repairs: Int. & Ext., Doors, Handrails, Windows, Stairs, Siding, Wood Rot, Power wash 785-766-5285

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

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Big/Small Jobs

Dependable Service

Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Whatever U Need

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

913-488-7320

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

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

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LAWN & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities.

Salon & Spa

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

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913-585-1846

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

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

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379 MLS - Mowing or 1 Time w/Out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup, Fertilizer, Mulch-Stone, Tree Trimming, Removal, Etc. 785-766-2821 Free est. mikelawnservice@gmail.com

MOWING

$90.00 per month

Dependable Service

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

785-764-2220

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 We take glass! 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730

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

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD 785-842-3030 Free Quote

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

785-865-0600

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

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

800-910-4920 lawrencemarketplace.com/ allcore

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Lic. & Ins.

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KW Service 785-691-5949

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Stacked Deck

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KU School of Law

Full/Part-time, unclassified limited term position assists with communications and marketing for the law school. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English or equivalent, and 1 year of work experience in a related position, OR 5 or more years of work experience in public relations, communications, marketing, advertising, news or related field. Experience with design and web authoring software preferred. Application review: July 24, 2011. For more information and to apply on-line: https://jobs.ku.edu search position 00209160. EO/AA.

Crown Toyota In Lawrence has openings for both Diagnostic/ Repair Technicians & Maintenance Technicians *Diagnostic/Repair Technicians must be certified and have at least 5 years working experience. *Maintenance Technicians should have a minimum of 2 years working experience in an automotive shop to be considered. All applicants must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screen to be considered. Applicants selected for hire must own and furnish tools. These are full time positions and qualify for full company benefits. Contact Carl Windle At: 785-843-7700 or apply in person at 3430 S. Iowa St. Lawrence, KS

Human Resources Clerk Childcare VA Chief Business Office Montessori We are pleased to an- Lawrence nounce an exciting op- School is Hiring for part & full time positions. Send portunity available for the position of Human Re- resume to: info@lawrence sources Clerk for the VA montessorischool.com Chief Business Office, Workforce Management, Human Resources Office located in Topeka, KS. This position is responsiTeacher Positions ble for providing clerical available starting August and administrative sup- 2011. Must have degree in port in various areas to in- Early Childhood Education clude Worklife & Benefits, AND preschool teaching Recruitment & Staffing, experience required. Employee & Labor RelaApply in person at tions, and Administration. Community Children’s Center This positions primary fo925 Vermont, Lawrence cus will be assisting with 785-842-2515 EOE the transference of hardcopy files to electronic storage for an upcoming Computer-IT facility move. Other additional duties of this posi- House Cleaner adding new tion are: prepares, com- customers, yrs. of experiposes or reviews corre- ence, references available, spondence for the pur- Insured. 785-748-9815 (local) pose of obtaining or supplying information, general mail handling, and Construction distribution, and responds to inquiries from internal On-Site Job and external customers. Superintendent Arranges records for electronic storage, disposition, retrieval or return; First Management Inc.’s performs general filing inConstruction Divisions is cluding the use of alphanow hiring for an On-Site betical, numerical, or Job Superintendent. Exchronological filing sysperience is mandatory in tems to file reports, correcommercial construcspondence, personnel rection, generating and folords, publications, regulowing schedules, coorlations, directives and dinating and supervising similar materials. subcontractors, some manual labor, working You will find this vacancy with project managers, announcement at: owners and architects to www.usajobs.gov meet job requirements Applications must be and deadlines. Some received by the closing travel necessary. Salary date for consideration. based on experience. You must reference the Insurance, 401K and flex vacancy announcement spending plan. Drug number on your documents screening required. Must For questions contact the have a clean driving recVA CBO-WFM-Human ord. Resources office 1-877-782-5627 Fax resume to 785-830-8911, email to

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Experienced Collision Repair Specialist

needed for very busy Collision Repair Center. Must be I-CAR certified and be able to do frame and suspension. We offer paid training, 401K, Health Insurance, paid holiday & Vacation. Must be reliable and ready to work.

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ANY TIME OF DAY OR NIGHT

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN JOB SUMMARY: Conducts troubleshooting repairs and preventive maintenance of simple and complex equipment within the production facility.

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THE MOST IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES PERFORMED: 1 : Troubleshoots equipment issues in production environment. 2 : Repairs and installs equipment including hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical, as well as PLC’s, RS Logics Software and pc’s. 3 : Provides support to mechanics in areas of fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting, pipefitting, and machining.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1 : Requires ability to do mechanical work on ladders or out of a skyjack. 2 : Requires ability to do extended amounts of walking or riding of 3-wheel bicycle or cart. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS): 1 : Prior experience in any production environment. 2 : Knowledge of manufacturing processes. 3 : Experience with pneumatic machinery is a plus, mechanical skills. 4 : Able to lift up to 50 lbs. 5 : Ability to operate forklifts and other equipment. 6 : High school graduate or equivalent with additional training in mechanical or electrical technology.

Positions available for 2nd & 3rd shifts $15.00 - $25.00/hr. Applicants should apply online at www.amarr.com

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Do you love animals? Are Chair-Side you responsible, dependaAssistant ble, & have flexible schedule? Click on “fun job” at: lawrencepetfriends.com General Dental Practice No phone calls please. Bell Choir Director looking for experienced chairside assistant. First Presbyterian Church G e n e r a l H e l p Great staff to work with Lawrence Must Enjoy Loud Music along with top benefits and and salary for qualified Part-Time Bell Choir DiAble to Work with candidates. rector. Some Bell Choir Opposite Sex Direction preferred. SalLooking for & exciting Please send resume to: ary based on experience. guys & gals to work Send reply to Box # 1445, Send resumé and cover in factory outlet. c/o Lawrence letter with refs. To: First No exp. nec. We train. Journal-World, PO Box Presbyterian Church, c/o $400-$600. 888, Lawrence, KS 66044 Tracy Resseguie, 2415 Call Now 785-783-3152 Clinton Parkway Lawrence, Kansas 66047 Optometrist Assistant or email at JOIN THE TEAM earesseg@gmail.com Full time position. FT position at a busy Must be energetic, optometry practice in friendly & team oriented. Tonganoxie & Lawrence. Apply in person Competitive benefits. Jayhawk Pawn & Jewelry Must be available some 1804 W. 6th St. evenings and on Saturdays. E-mail resumes to Children and admin@drlenahan.kscoxmal. NEEDED NOW Youth Choir com 18 to 25 Full-time Director CSR/Appointment Setters $1,600 mo. +bonuses. First Presbyterian Church Must start immediately. is seeking a year round For interview call Choir Director for their (785) 783-3021 children and youth programs. Experience and Now Hiring at least a bachelor’s degree in music is re- Part time Leasing Agents & Temporary Turn Help quired. Rehearsals held every Sunday morning Must be outgoing, energetic, and hardworking. and evening. There is a Physical Therapist pageant at Christmas Sales experience Helpful! and Speech Apply at 2001 W. 6th St., time and Vacation Bible Therapist Lawrence - or go to: School in July. www.firstmanagementinc.com Please send inquiries and Seeking Full time PhysiFamily Learning cal Therapist and Part resumés to the attention Trinity Center seeks a cook. Work Tme Speech Therapist of Mr. Tracy Resseguie in a faith-based center. to join outpatient therat First Presbyterian Benefits available. Call apy team. Church, 2415 Clinton Competitive 913-724-4441 Parkway, Lawrence, KS salary, health/dental/ vi66047 or email to sion benefits, retirement Want to hire live in earesseg@gmail.com. plan, flexible schedule. housekeeper. Good environment. Private bath & Submit resume to: bedroom. TJ Bevin. 500 E Student Aid Laura Bennetts PT, MS 6th St., Wellsville, KS Owner/Director at Advisor 66092. Call 785-883-2970 info@lawrencetherapyservices.co m or fax: (785) 842-0071 Do you have a drive for Graphic Design www.LawrenceTherapy success, enjoy talking Services.com with people and helping them with their Student Aid Process? Being a Student Aid Advisor with Student Financial Aid Services is where you Registered Nurse should be! Please apply at: http://sj.tbe.taleo.net/SJ1 1/ats/careers/requisition.j sp?org=REZOLVEGROUP& cws=1&rid=17

Trainer Are you a great communicator and love engaging learning environments? Then Rezolve Group is looking for an enthusiastic TRAINER like you! The Trainer would facilitate new hire orientation and continued employee development. Please apply at: http://sj.tbe.taleo.net/SJ11/a ts/careers/requisition.jsp?or g=REZOLVEGROUP& cws=1&rid=17

General *Students Interview on the 4th

$15 base-appt., FT/PT schedules, sales/service. No experience neccessary! All ages 17+, conditions apply. Call 785-371-1293

You Should Consider a Career in Real Estate

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® will be offering the Principles of Real Estate course (Part I of the education requirement to obtain a Kansas Real Estate License) on Sat., July 9, - Sun., July 10, in Topeka. Presented in the Home-Study PLUS format, this course includes two full days of live instruction followed by the completion of home-study materials at your own pace with practice exams. Kansas Practice Course (Part II) is available as a home-study course. Call 1-800-366-0069 ext. 2129 or ext. 2131 for fee information and details or visit our website:

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Graphic Designer Kansas Athletics Responsible for developing creative campaigns to promote the 18 varsity sports, maintaining and updating the “Jayhawk” identity system and completing from concept to print production most two dimensional work for in-house use and distribution on behalf of Kansas Athletics, Inc. Requires a College degree; proven written and oral communications skills; experience with Mac OS, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office products. Prefer someone with three to five years professional work experience; web design/coding a plus. Only online applications will be considered. Deadline: 7/10/2011 www.kuathletic.com EO/AA Employer

Full-time Lead Receptionist

needed for busy primary care/walk-in medical office. Friendly demeanor needed as well as exceptional phone, computer, and organizational skills. Experience in a physician’s office helpful but not necessary; experience in customer service required. Managerial experience is helpful. Pay commensurate with experience. Send resume to firstmedmanager@gmail. com.

The Jefferson County Home Health & Hospice is seeking a full Registered Nurse to provide skilled nursing care, after hour on call, health teaching, and supervision of the in-home health care team. Must be a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing, licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Kansas, have a minimum of one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse, and reliable transportation. Benefits, salary commiserate with experience. Pre-employment drug screen and physical capacity testing required. Applications available at www.jfcountyks.com or 1212 Walnut St. Oskaloosa, KS, accepted until position filled. EOE/ADAA RN needed part time for home health. Call 785842-3301 Professional Sitters Home Health

Landscaping & Lawn

Management

Home in country needs yard maintenance and mowing person, temp work to fill in for owner. 30+ hrs/week. 8-12 weeks. Must have transportation and must be dependable.

EQUIPMENT & FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

• Food Service Worker Market Part Time Mon. - Fri. 10 AM - 5 PM $7.50 - $8.52/hr. • Dishwasher Production Part Time 20+ hrs/week Some Weekends $7.50 - $8.52/hr.

Job description online at www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available in the Human Resources Office, 3rd Floor, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS. EOE

Hotel-Restaurant

FOOD SERVICE • Culinary Asst Manager Ekdahl Dining Mon. - Fri. 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM Some Weekends $32,994 - $39,286

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

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Please email resumes to nathanpatel@msn.com

Management Medical Practice Office Manager Lawrence Medical Practice is seeking an Office Manager. Quickbooks, Payroll and Human Resource experience helpful. Please email resume and references to fp.applicant.11@gmail.com.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel and possess good communication & organizational skills. Excellent pay and benefits, nice working environment. Send resume to: Attn: Office Manager P.O. Box 189 Lawrence, KS 66044-0189 EOE

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Church Secretary

First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie is seeking applications for a part-time church secretary (10 hours/week). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, producing weekly bulletins, monthly newsletters, bulk mailings, attendance, mail sorting, and answering the phone. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a plus. $10/hour. Please contact Joe, 816-260-5569.

LEASING AGENT Park 25 is Hiring!

Leading family owned Regional Management Company is seeking full time career oriented, knowledgeable, motivated, and energetic individual with outstanding customer service skills. Must be able to work independently, problem solve, be organized, timely completion of paperwork, and computer skills for a busy environment. Showing apts., transportation, overtime and weekends required. Experience in apartment industry preferred. Apply in person at: Park 25 Apartments Leasing Office, Lawrence 2401 W. 25th St. #9a3 Mon.-Fri., 9am 4pm No phone calls please!

Litigation Legal Assistant

ESU Alumni Association ESU Alumni Assoc is seeking energetic person to coordinate alumni activities & START/TAP programs of the KC Area Alumni Chapter in the KC area. BA/BS or a min. of 5 years mgmnt of volunteers & leadership experience. Prefer: ESU graduate. Submit letter of application, resume, & 3 references w/contact information to: Ms. Carol Cooper, Attn: Kansas City Alumni Coordinator Search, 1500 Highland Street, Emporia, KS 66801 or ccooper@emporia.edu AA/EOE, ESU encourages minorities and women to apply. Background check req. www.emporia.edu

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Best Western Lawrence Best Western is a 100 room property in Lawrence, KS Candidate must have hotel experience. Prior experience as a General Manager preferred. Individual is responsible for operations, hiring and sales.

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Established top rated law firm seeks the services of a legal assistant.

Performs mechanical & building maintenance work in the operation, repair, evaluation, replacement, installation and preventative maintenance of mechanical systems, physical structures and building appliances of the KU Memorial Unions. Must have a High School Diploma or GED certificate and prior work experience in and the ability to use a wide range of tools, specific equipment and supplies for performance of various maintenance tasks and a valid driver’s license. Sun. Thurs., 7 AM - 3:30 PM plus weekend duty rotation. Starting hourly rate $14.47 - $16.22 plus excellent benefits including health/ dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

Call 785.865.6119

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Yard Maintenance/ Mowing Person

Legal - Paralegal

Location: ICL Performance Products LP, Lawrence, KS Scope: This position is responsible for processing maintenance job requests, generating work orders and job plans, allowing proper scheduling and efficient job execution by the maintenance employees. Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities: • Interact with operations supervisors to ensure real-time knowledge and understanding of business priorities and operating schedule. • Review and prioritize maintenance work requests. • Estimate labor and material requirements for mechanical maintenance work. • Ensure maintenance job plans align with all applicable safety standards and are in accordance with good engineering practices. • Manage work order backlog within the CMMS. • Develop Gant charts for shut downs and large repair work within their assigned area of responsibility. • Develop and manage small capital projects. • Manage contract maintenance personnel. • Serve as a technical resource for site as required. Experience/Skills Required: • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology (or equivalent demonstrated technical experience) required. • Minimum of 5 years mechanical experience in heavy industrial/ processing environment. • Experience with dry material and fluid handling equipment required. • Strong technical and problem solving skills. • Strong safety background. • Experience working with a CMMS system (SAP preferred). • Experience in ISO and GFSI environment preferred. • Good interpersonal and communication skills. • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office. • Team player who can get results. Qualified, interested candidates should send a resume to jobs@icl-pplp.com no later than July 15, 2011.

Barber Emerson law firm seeks a Litigation Legal Assistant. Good secretarial skills and office experience a must and significant litigation experience is preferred. Benefits include health insurance and retirement. Please send references to:

ICL is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

Office Manager, Barber Emerson, LC, P.O. Box 667 Lawrence, KS 66044

OPTICIAN Landscaping & Seeking a friendly, productive, & well organized Lawn Optician to work in a vision clinic. Must have Housekeeper for private good people skills. Will home. 6 hours a week. $11.50/ hour. 785-843-9544 be cross trained. Email resume to: care4eyes@yahoo.com or mail to: 3512 Riverview WorldClassNEK.com Road, Lawrence, KS 66049

Riley County/Manhattan Health Department Administrator As the local health officer, the Administrator leads the Health Department in carrying out its mission to promote and protect the health of Riley CountyManhattan residents. The duties of the local health officer are authorized by state law (K.S.A. 65-202) as well as local resolution and ordinances. Interested candidates should possess: a. Master’s degree in public health, public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university. b. Five (5) years’ progressively more responsible experience in administration of public health programs and policy. c. Two (2) years’ experience in government fiscal operations. d. Valid Driver’s License and eligible to operate an agency-owned vehicle. e. Residency within Manhattan/Riley County is preferred. Applications are accepted through the Riley County website, www.rileycountyks.gov until July 31, 2011. Letter of interest, current resume/curriculum vitae, narrative of public health philosophy, and three references should be submitted with County application to cvolanti@rileycountyks.gov or Riley County Clerk’s Office c/o Cindy Volanti, HR Manager, 110 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66502. EOE

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ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1 : Sets up production lines. 2 : Troubleshoots equipment issues in production environment. 3 : Operates and maintains production equipment. 4 : Keeps equipment clean. 5 : Perform machine maintenance and repair. 6 : Maintains adherence to company policy, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices. 7 : Repairs and installs equipment including hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical, as well as PLC’s, RS Logics Software and pc’s. 8 : Provides support to mechanics in areas of fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting, pipefitting, and machining. 9 : Assumes other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Mediaphormedia, an award-winning commercial software company based in Lawrence, Kansas, is growing! We need another Systems Administrator/ Engineer to help us as we virtualize and expand our current server deployment. Inspired by the DevOps movement, we are looking for someone comfortable with both administering Unix/ Linux and writing solid code. You will help develop systems automation tools to provision and deploy new servers as needed and to continuously integrate new software releases. You will monitor existing systems and rapidly respond to runtime issues. You will work closely with our application developers to help solve complex problems in scaling our services. The ideal candidate will be: • proficient with Unix, Linux or Solaris administration experience • proficient coding experience with languages like Python and Ruby • Apache/Nginx and database configuration experience • a passion for open source software • ability to work well on a team • excellent communication skills Preference will be given to candidates who have:

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a Graphic Designer for an Ad builder position in our Creative Imaging Division. Designer will develop graphics and layouts for print advertisers for our company print and online products. Ideal candidate will have one year of graphic design experience; education and/or training in graphics design or related field required; experience using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat in a Mac environment required; knowledge of Flash a plus; strong communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills; customer service experience; organizational skills with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; and strong attention to details. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member banks provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. We are accepting resumes for: Meeting & Event Planner The individual in this position will coordinate Bank-related meetings, including member meetings, internal meetings, and FHLBank system meetings; assist with related communications for print, web and social media outlets; provide ROI reporting and track meeting history; manage online registration system. Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in hospitality management, marketing, public relations or communications and 2+ years of relative experience. • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation preferred. • Microsoft Excel and/or Access skills and Web registration software experience required. • Excellent verbal communication skills. • Ability to write clearly, effectively and creatively for reporting purposes as well as electronic and print media. • Must be able to work and travel (5-8 overnight trips per year) independently. In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), shortterm incentive plan and much more. To see a more detailed job summary and apply for this position, go to the Bank website at www.fhlbtopeka.com. EOE

• experience developing applications with the Django web development framework • managed and scaled web applications with apache, nginx, varnish, memcache, and other related applications • managed deployment of software and servers with fabric, chef, or puppet • solid experience with cloud services: Amazon Web Services, EC2, S3, CloudFront, and related services • PostgreSQL DBA experience • contributed to the open-source community or devops movement Mediaphormedia is a division of The World Company, publishers of Lawrence Journal-World. We are the developers of EllingtonCMS and Marketplace. Our applications are helping transform online news and media! To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE


0C SUNDAY, JULY -, !.// Positions Wanted Trade Skills Digital Information Specialist This full-time position is responsible for managing the association’s online communication, information and presence including web content and design; online education platform; social media messaging and other online opportunities; managing e-commerce integration and serve as internal database administrator. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and knowledge of digital media optimization. Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to Send reply to Box # 1444, c/o Lawrence Journal-World, PO Box 888, Lawrence, KS 66044 No later than July 15th.

Schools-Instruction High School Science Teacher The Kickapoo Nation School located in Northeast Kansas is currently accepting applications for High School Science Teacher. Qualifications: Must be K-12 licensed, if in another state, must be able to obtain Kansas licensure. Salary is negotiable.

Machine Operator

The Lawrence Paper Company, a 125-year-old premier corrugated box manufacturing company is seeking a machine operator with experience in our Lawrence, Kansas facility. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment. Must be safety conscious and quality minded. Must have leadership skills and be self-motivated. Essential duties as follows: Knowledge of machine functions & operations, controls, gauges, cleanliness & preventative maintenance, efficient machine setups & runtimes, trouble shooting & constantly looking for ways to improve machine setup time, run speeds, scrap percentage & machine pm, good housekeeping required. Must be willing to work rotating shift. We offer competitive pay with shift differential. Benefits include health, dental, life & long-term disability insurance, 401(k), on-site wellness clinic & on-site fitness facility; please apply in the personnel office at 2901 Lakeview Road or online at resumes@lpco.net. Contact us at 785-865-4588 EOE

Applicants should send a letter of application, along with a completed application, resume, transcripts, clearances, copy of license and credentials to: Ms. Bonnie Wabski at the Kickapoo Nation School PO Box 106 Powhattan, Kansas 66527-0106 Telephone (785) 474-3550

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Visit 2401 W. 25th St #9a3 or call 842-1455 Today. Applicants should send a Park25@petersoncompanies.com letter of application, along with a completed application, resume, 2 - 3BRs — 2620 Ridge Ct., transcripts, clearances, tri-level with washer & copy of license and cre- dryer. 1 bath, all electric. dentials to: Ms. Bonnie $650. No pets. 785-841-5797 Wabski at the Kickapoo Nation School - PO Box 1 & 2 BRs — Now Leasing 106 - Powhattan, Kansas Early Move-In & Aug. 2011 66527-0106 Telephone www.ApartmentsatLawrence.com (785) 474-3550

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3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 2-3BRs - 951 Arkansas, for story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, Fall. 2 bath, DW, W/D, CA, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet has W/D. $695 - $860/mo. ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 No pets. Call 785-841-5797 3BR — 2325 Yale, 2 story, 2 2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, CA, DW, laundry. Close to FP, 2 car garage, no pets. KU. $595 - $800/mo. Avail. $800/mo. Call 785-841-5797 August. Call 785-842-7644 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 3BR, unique, 2 bath, wood & 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. ceramic tile, DW, W/D, all No pets. Call 785-841-5797 electric. 927 Emery, very close to KU. $800/mo. + dewww.rentinlawrence.com posit. Pets ok. Avail. Aug. 1. 2BR — 1030 Ohio. upstairs Call 816-550-4546. or downstairs, CA. $550 per month. No pets. Call 3BR — 2406 Alabama, 2 785-841-5797 story, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, $900. 2BR — 1414 Tennessee, top No pets. 785-841-5797 floor, 1 bath, AC. $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Ad Astra Apartments www.rentinlawrence.com 1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. 2BR — 215 Wisconsin. 2 Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage. $660 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 Apartments, Houses & 2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, www.GageMgmt.com DW, W/D hookup, garage, $730. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 2917 University Dr. 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage. $610 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

Village Square Stonecrest Hanover First Month FREE • Pet Friendly • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens • Huge private balconies • Swimming pool • W/D or hookups in some • Studios - 1BR - 2BR - 3BR • Close to KU Campus

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WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Salary: $52-62,000 This position will develop solutions using PeopleSoft Tools release 8.49 & higher. The Senior Programmer in System Design & Development is expected to work within a standards-based collaborative team environment to contribute code, provide technical support and development expertise to various development projects and applications. Different skill sets may be emphasized as dictated by current priorities requiring the incumbent to be adaptable and flexible. The incumbent is also expected to take every opportunity to advance skill sets in areas that are critical to the organizations, especially webbased application development and mentoring other programmers in the group. Effective communication with peers, other campus service providers/data sources, and management is essential to assure timely, well-documented results. Qualifications: 1. 2 - 4 years experience with PeopleTools / PeopleCode 2. 1 - 2 years experience with: • Web-based Application Development, • The application of object-oriented programming techniques, • Development and maintenance of a database focused application, • RDBMS (prefer Oracle and/or MySQL), • UNIX flavor operating system (Prefer Linux), • SQR, • SQL. For complete job description information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00000051. Close date is 07/18/11.

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2BR — 719-725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offst. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 909 Missouri, in 4plex, CA, DW, $460/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

2BR - 940 Tennessee, 2nd floor, 1 bath, laundry, DW, CA. $610/mo. No pets. Call 1BRs - close to downtown & 785-841-5797 KU, CA, DW, some with W/D. $410 - $500/mo. Call 2BR avail. now, very nice 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794 & quiet, W/D. No pets. $585/mo. 785-423-1565

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2BR, 900 sq. ft., balcony, Heat & water paid, Easy walk to school or downtown, $630/mo., $300 deposit.

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1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 2BR in 4-plex on a quiet street. AC, new carpet, off-street parking. $525/mo. Avail. now. 785-218-1413

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

3BR, 1,500 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 car, loft, fenced, $800/mo. Near W. I-70 exit. 1/2 OFF August. 785-843-4548

2BR with loft, 2 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, FP, 3719 Westland Pl. $790/mo. 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Clubhouse lounge, gym, Avail. Aug. 1. 785-842-8428 garages avail., W/D, walk 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. in closets, and 1 pet okay. Some with study. $550 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence $650/mo. Available June & 785-842-3280 August. Call 785-842-7644

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LAKE POINTE VILLAS Avail. Now & Aug. 1 3 & 4 BR 3 1/2 Bath Homes 1,900 sq. ft. at Lake Pointe Villas (Candy Lane) Wonderful Development near Clinton Lake, K-10, & Kansas Turnpike Pets are Welcome. $1,200 per month

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2BR, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 1 car garage. $750 /mo. Refs./security deposit required. Call 785-749-3840

3BR Townhome on quiet cul-de-sac. Has a garage. No pets. $800/month. Call 785-542-3240, 785-865-8951

3BR home, CA, W/D hookup. 1 car, avail. Aug. 1. 915 W. 22nd Terr., near shopping/ KU. $750/mo. 210-478-6029

3BR, 3 bath duplex, 1,650 sq. ft. Walk-in closet, fully finished bsmt., 2 LRs. 2 car attached, Lg. indoor storage area. W/D hookup. Avail. now. $950/mo., lawn care provided. 785-640-8525

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Office available downtown, 3BR charming home, 1 bath, 1 room, completely new. wood burning FP, stove, re- includes utilities. $300/mo. frig., garage, shaded yard, Call 785-842-7337 2859 Four Wheel Drive on corner lot. Avail. now. Office Space Available Amazing 2BR, tranquil inti- 2145 Mitchell Rd. Great for mate setting, free stand- young couple. $900/mo. at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. 785-841-4785 ing townhome w/ court- 785-842-1036, 785-979-1941 yard, cathedral ceilings, & skylights, & W/D. only 1 3BR new inside & out, available. Most residents W/D, garage. 1618 W. Retail & professionals. Pets okay. 22nd Terr. No pets. Aug. 1. Commercial Space Water & trash paid. $1,025/mo. 785-423-1565 $750/mo. 785-842-5227 1311 Wakarusa - office www.villa26lawrence.com space available. 200 sq. ft. - 6,000 sq. ft. For details call 785-842-7644 JUNE FREE ON 12 MONTH LEASE 3BR Small country home, 1 Office/Warehouse 3BR, 2 bath, Newer duplex, bath, CA, refrig., stove, DW, Quiet Street, Walk to W/D, outbldgs. $500/mo. for lease: 800 Comet Lane School, Full Kitchen, Gar- Pets ok w/owner approval approximately 8,000 sq.ft. building perfect for servage, Deck, W/D Hookups. & pet deposit. 785-843-3349 ice or contracting busiUtility Package available. 3 B R , 1 bath, 1 car garage, ness. Has large overhead 417 Washington, Baldwin CA, W/D hookups. Security doors and plenty of work 785-843-4300 Deposit & Refs. required. and storage room. $795/mo. Call 785-749-3840 Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 Parkway Townhomes 3520 W. 22nd, Lawrence 3BR, 2 bath, All appls., W/D, 2 car. 2805 Meadow Dr. Sm. West side location, next to pet ok. $1,050/mo. + Refs. Hyvee and Alvamar. Avail. July. 785-766-6956 Large 2BR, 2 bath, W/D, Pool, & fitness center. 3BR, large Victorian. Quiet Newer construction. neighborhood — corner lot on 7th/Ohio. Walk 2 blocks $800 OFF to downtown. Lg. living 1st Month’s Rent areas, wood floors, huge BRs, 2 full baths, CA, W/D Lawrence 785 - 843-4300 hookups, DW, fenced yard. 3BR townhome for $855/mo. $1,140/mo. Avail. Aug. Call $147,500. FSBO Avail. Aug. FP, walk in clos- 785-749-3981, 785-979-3705 227 YORKSHIRE ets, private patios. 1 pet ok. 1,500 sq.ft., 3BR, 2 1/2 bath, DRIVE BY - STOP IN 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS) 2 car, appls. FP, breakfast CALL 785-749-7797 nook, fenced yard, porch. AVAIL. Now & August $1,200/mo. 913-484-1079 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 Lawrence-Rural

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Brighton Circle 4BR - Great spaces complete with deck & FP. West 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. location, Langston Hughes district. $900. 785-841-4201 Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car 4BR, 4 bath, avail. approx. garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. July 1. Great floor plan. $775 - $875/mo. Great Alvamar location. Pets okay $1,450/mo. 785-842-7606 with paid pet deposit

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

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2BR, 1 bath - Secluded, large country home, natural gas. No smoking. 1 sm. dog ok. Avail. soon. 785-838-9009

2BR, Alvamar area. 2 bath, fireplace, appliances, W/D, patio, 2 car garage. $900/ 3+BR, 3 bath, on cul-demo. +deposit. 636-443-9522 sac. 1,800+ sq. ft., W/D 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. hookup, 2 car garage. No 4BR farmhouse $975/mo. pets! $1,200/mo. + de785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 posit. 2610 Skyview Court, www.lawrencepm.com Lawrence. 816-278-8477

Adam Ave. Townhomes 4BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, GREAT LOCATION, 3726 1,700 sq. ft., some with Hartford, Aug. 1, $950/ mo. fenced in back yards. $1,100 - $1,150/mo. No pets. 785-550-9238

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2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, garage. 1 Pet okay. 2327 Lowell, $760/mo. avail. Aug. 3. 785-542-1300, 785-842-3280

2BR - Older means more space! Split-level means more privacy! August. CA, 3BR with new paint/carpet, W/D hookup, central locale. 3 bath, vaulted ceiling, lg. $575/mo. Call 785-841-4201 kitchen/island, wood/tile, W/D, enclosed patio, 1 car, 2BR, 2803 Ousdahl, 1 bath, In Meadowbrook. Pets ok. W/D hookup, microwave, $950. Aug. 1st. 785-691-9800 garage w/opener, $635/mo. avail. Aug. 1. 816-721-4083 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car. Newer, spacious unit. All appls., 2BR, appls., W/D hookup, 1 FP, NW area. Avail. Aug. 1st. car, $595 + utils., yr. lease. $895. No pets. 785-766-9823 NO PETS! 1110 W. 29th Terr. 4BR - Newer Crestline du785-843-2584, 785-764-3197 plexes. 3 bath, all kitchen 2BR, 3 bath, 2 story w/FP, 1 appls. & W/D, 2 car garage. car, bonus rm. in finished No pets. 785-979-2923 bsmt., fenced yard. 3724 4BR, 2 bath townhome with Westland Place. $850/mo. DW & W/D hookup. $875/ Avail. July. 816-805-6597 or mo. + $450 deposit. Avail. email acabrera@kc.rr.com Aug. 1st. Call 785-749-6084 3BR, 731 New Jersey, 2 bath, cable, DW, & W/D hookup. $750/mo. Available August 1st. Call 785-979-9264

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2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4Call for Manager Special plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / 1BR & 2BR Apts. mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 Free Carport, full size www.rentinlawrence.com W/D, extra storage, all electric, lg. pets welcome. 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry Quiet location: 3700 Clinon site, wood floors, off-st. ton Parkway. 785-749-0431 parking, CA. No pets. $550/ mo. Water pd. 785-841-5797

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2BR Unit in 4-plex. 1 bath, new carpet & appls. $500. + Deposit & Refs. No pets. 785-876-3130, 785-640-7665

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Studio and 1 & 2 BRs Nice kitchens, large bedrooms and closets, convinent to all services.

CA#Y%# C%U(T

1BR/loft style - $495/mo.

Parkway Terrace

785-842-4200 2 and 3 Bedroom Apts. & townhomes Available Summer & Fall Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

2BR - 1344 New Jersey, 1 1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts. bath, 1 story, CA, DW, 1 pet Call for Specials! ok. $510/mo. 785-841-5797 Walk-in closets, W/D, DW, www.rentinlawrence.com fitness center, pool, more 2BR - 932 1/2 Rhode Island, 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805 2nd floor, CA, 1 bath, $560/ www.firstmanagementinc.com mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

Townhomes

Now leasing for FALL 2011

Ask About Our Look & Lease Specials 785-841-5444

2BR — 946 Indiana, 1 bath, 1st floor, CA, laundry, off street parking. $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

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19th & Mass

Houses, Townhomes, Apts. Choose the Lifestyle YOU Deserve!

785-856-7788

Closing date: Open until-filled, Native American Preference

The Kickapoo Nation School located in Northeast Kansas is currently accepting applications for a Parent/Home Liaison/Counselor.

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1BRs, ½ block to KU, 1034 2BR, 1425 Kentucky - near Mississippi. Big BRs, en- KU, 1 bath, stackable W/D, ergy efficient, great loca- off-st. parking, $750/mo. tion, private parking. No 1st mo. FREE 785-766-2722 pets. $475/mo. Avail. now. 2BR, 618 W. 25th St., LawCall Neil 785-423-2660 rence. CA, 1 bath, spacious, off-st. parking, $415/mo. Avail. August. 785-766-2722

Remington Square

Lawrence Suitel - Special Rate: $200 per week. Tax, utilities, & cable included. No pets. 785-856-4645

Parent/Home Liaison/ Counselor

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Cedarwood Apts

For information and to obtain an application please visit our website: http://www.kickapoonation. org/index.html

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

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LUXURIOUS TOWNHOMES * 2 BR, 1,300 sq. ft. * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. * Kitchen Appls., W/D * 2-Car Garage * Small Pets Accepted Showings By Appointment

www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

Call 785-842-1524

LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.

3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 2BR, 1 bath, $750/mo.

$300 Free /Half Off Deposit Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

PARKWAY 6000

Available July & August • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 or after 3PM 785-766-2722

Saddlebrook

625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage. ———————————————————————————————————— ————-

Overland Pointe

5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage.

COUNTRY LIVING 1306 New Jersey, 3BR, 2 bath, 2 LR, CA, W/D, $855/ mo. Aug. 1. 785-979-9172 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, W/D hookups. No pets. $775/mo. Call 785-841-5797 10 Acres, 3BR, bsmt, hard 3BR — 1130 Highland, 1 surface road, pond & creek. Just S. of Lawrence. bath, 1 story, CA, W/D $169,900. 100% Financing hookup, DW, garage. $900. MLS 124851 Craig Brown No pets. Call 785-841-5797 785-842-8111 owner/agent 3BR, 1 bath, 1625 W. 20th Terr. CA, DW, wood floors, 1 car garage, fenced yard. Mobile Homes $875/mo. Call 785-842-7644 3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick Lane. Very nice. Has 1 car garage. Available Now. $825/mo. Call 785-842-7644 3BR, 1.5 bath, 1 car garage, ranch home. All appls. W. side. huge yard. No pets. $895/mo. Call 785-766-9823

OWNER WILL FINANCE 2BR, 1 bath, wood floors, new carpet, CH/CA, Lawrence. Super clean - Move in ready. Call 913-707-9278

Baldwin City

4BR Lease Option. Beautiful walkout on west side! Has 3 bath, 2 car, fenced yard. $1,300/mo. 785-842-8230

4BR, 1112 Tennessee - 1,900 sq. ft. - 2 bath, CA, W/D, lg. LRs, new appls. & furnace, 2nd story porch, front porch. Near downtown & KU. Pets maybe. $1,900/ mo. + Utils. (651) 303-7830 4BR, 2 bath, 1,600 sq.ft., DW, W/D hookup, 2 car. Close to Sunflower Elementary. $1,200/mo. 785-842-2480

5BR, 3 bath Beautiful single family home in Baldwin’s Signal Ridge Subdivision. Granite/wood floors, upgraded trim, fenced back yard. Turn key condition! Don’t miss this great opportunity for $259,900. Call for appt. 785-766-7105. Serious inquiries only, please

Antiques

5BR - 1304 Rhode Island. 2 Bath, wood floors, fenced Radio: Antique upright rayard, W/D provided, $1,300. dio from the 1950’s. Asking $80. Call 785-550-7931 Avail. Aug. 1. 785-979-5587

929 TENNESSEE - 5BR

Bicycles-Mopeds

2 bath Near KU & Downtown, W/D, DW, Hard- Mountain Bike. 26”, needs wood Floors, pets ok gear work, $5. Please call Call 785-843-0011 785-749-7984.

1213 KENTUCKY - 6BR

Newly Remodeled, Near Clothing KU/Downtown. Walk-in For Sale: 3 Summer Little closets, Hardwood Floors girls dresses brand new Energy Efficient Appls. size 10. $10 each. Please Call 785-843-0011 call 913-631-0438. Leave message on phone numApartments, Houses & ber. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com Women’s Shoes: 3 pairs. Size 8AAAA, new Rangoni Brand Spectator-style GPM heels, a great buy at $15 3 & 4 BR Single Family each. 1 pair of Black PatHomes Avail. Now & Aug. ent & white leather, 2 pair Lake Pointe Villas navy & white leather. & W. 22nd Court Call 785-841-3463 Some brand new. 2.5 - 4 Shoes: size bath. Close to Clinton Women’s Lake, K-10, & turnpike. 8AAAA, new Easy Spirit heels in black leather, $10. Pets ok with pet deposit. Call 785-841-3463 Development has a pool. www.garberprop.com

785-841-4785

Rooms Furnished Room Avail. $355/mo. Utils pd. Share kitchen/bath. 785-727-9764

Collectibles Antiques, Collectibles & Other Unique Items. Past & Present Treasures 729 Main Eudora KS Wed-Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5 Sun 11-3 Large variety of items with several vendors.

Roommates

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Apartments & Townhomes

Available Now

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

½ OFF Deposit OPEN HOUSE

Booklet -A booklet about the 1951 Flood. Asking $10. 1BR in 3BR duplex w/pool & Call 1-816-377-8928 2 fun roommates. Kasold/ 26th. Tidiness a plus. $200/ Furniture mo. +1/3 utils.785-766-9964 1BR, 1 bath + extra space avail. in beautiful 4BR, 2100 sq. ft., Foxfire home. $400/ mo.+1/2 utils. 785-766-9964

Disney cars Toddler bed with mattress. $25. and a corner wood cabinet $50. brand new. Call 913-522-8364

Baldwin City

Dual Rocker Loveseat. Forest green microfiber dual rocker/recliner loveseat. $50. 785-832-1332.

2BR, 2 bath, 55/Older Living, Baldwin City, 308 Silver Leaf. Sun porch, 2 car, newer appls. $800/mo. Avail. Aug. 1. 785-331-6385

For Sale: Chest of Drawers (excellent condition) over 45 years old. 75.00 Call For SPECIAL OFFERS 3BR townhome avail. now. 785- 842-2522 Nice neighborhood, clean, Call 785-841-8400 For Sale: Dresser (excellent Appls., W/D, garage. $855/ www.sunriseapartments.com condition) over 45 years mo. Call Joe 913-207-6315 old 75.00. Call 785Very nice 2BR, 2 bath, FP, 842-2522 W/D hookup, newer floor- Eudora For Sale: Recliner (very ing, 2 car garage. 4979 clean) blue fabric 75.00 Stoneback Dr. Avail. July 6. Studios 3 BRs Call 785-842-2522 $850/mo. Call 785-766-1017 Only $300 Deposit For Sale: Sofa (very clean) & FREE Rent blue fabric 75.00 Call VILLA 26 APTS. W/D in Units, Pet Friendly! 785-842-2522 Fall Leasing for Greenway Apartments 2 & 3BR townhomes Mattress Sets: Factory re1516 Greenway, Eudora Move-in Specials! jects, new in plastic. Save 785-542-2237 Quiet, great location on KU up to 70%. All sizes. bus route, no pets, W/D in 2BR nice mobile home w/ 785-766-6431 all units. 785-842-5227 new carpet. 1 bath, CH/CA, www.villa26lawrence.com W/D hookup,$525. + Refs. Oak dining table, 6 chairs. like new, $100. Call: & deposit. 913-845-3273 785-843-7806 3BR 2 bath, newer homes, Houses Excellent avail. now. Shadow Ridge Sofa-Sleeper. condition. $75. Call 4 & 5BRs - big houses for area. no pets. starting at 785-331-8185. $950/mo. Call 785-766-9823 big families, CA. Section 8 Table with leaf and four ok. $1,350 - $1,395/mo. Call chairs. Light Oak color. 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794 Pasture for Rent $100. Call 785-749-1808.

Mon.- Fri., 11AM - 5PM

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069

Two seater couch. Used, 3.5 Acre Pasture plus barn. but has new cover, & two 15 miles from Lawrence. pillows, too. Asking $20. Ideal for up to 4 horses. Pls call 785-550-4142 785-218-1413, 913-422-3362


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Cars-Domestic

Cars-Domestic

Mecury Gran Marquis GS, 2001. 74,000 miles. 2-owner car. Very clean & very good condtion. $3,800. Call 785-749-1808 & 785-331-7499

Dishes: Old green dishes including s/p, platter, cups, plates, and Bubble dish. Asking $45 for all. Please call 785-550-7931 Electric Kenmore stackable Buick 2008 Enclave CXL power liftgate, washer. $75. 785-542-3830 AWD, sunroof, navigation, 19” or cell: 913-961-7158 alloy wheels, Bose Gas Kenmore stackable sound, dvd, On Star, GM dryer. $75. 785-542-3830 or certified, first 2yrs maincell: 913-961-7158 tenance, and much more! Stk# 14586A only GE glass top cookstove, $30,995. self clean oven. $75. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 785-542-3830 or cell: www.dalewilleyauto.com 913-961-7158 QUILT -Brand New King Size Quilt with two matching shams. Light weight and great for summer. $50 Call 843-0333

2008 Chevy Cobalt Sport All Power, 17’’ Alloys, Spoiler, Black, $14,995

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

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Mower - John Deere riding mower, 165 hydrostat, 38” deck with bagger. Good condition. Asking $750. Call 816-377-8928 Top Soil, rich off the farm. Delivered. Please call 913-441-8262/913-636-8458

Miscellaneous Free fish tanks. 1 10g, no hood. 1 10g w/hood. 1 8g with hood. email lane@maledicte.com

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

Radio controlled vehicles. Gently used, still have boxes. Jeep, sherman Tank, Golden Arrow Buggy, Audio Quarttro, $26 each. 785-766-3439

Music-Stereo Herrington Walnut Ornate Queen Ann Baby Grand Piano. Refinished & rebuit in 2002. $5500. (785) 691-5178. Music Stand: Nice sheet music stand with mirror. Asking $80. 785-550-7931

1984 Chevy Corvette, Red and Sharp! Polished Chrome Wheels, Local Trade, Clean And The One To Have! Only $5,988!

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

2005 Dodge Magnum RT Hemi leather, loaded, Silver $12,995

2011 Buick Lacrosse CXL. Loaded, alloy wheels, leather seats, chrome acents. Looks & drives great! 11K miles, $26,988.

Piano. Upright Piano.Works well. FREE!! You haul. Call 785-841-4103.

CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD LT Leather heated seats, ABS, rear spoiler, alloy wheels, On Star, GM certified, XM radio and affordable only $16,995.00 STK#18910 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2005 Ford Focus Saleen Stage II, leather, M5 Tranny, Race Wing, Mag Wheels, Tint Glass, Only 74k $8988

All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Pianos: (4) Spinet pianos w/benches $300 - $425. Price includes tuning & delivery. Call 785-832-9906

Sports-Fitness Equipment For Sale: GL358 Pride Lift Chair. Medium. Blue vinyl, feels like leather. Used five months. Asking $450. Call 785-843-7421. Golf Clubs: look nice, no rust. Comes with bag & cart. 15 clubs. $100. Call: 785-856-0175 after 4PM.

Buick 2008 Lucerne CXL 3.8 V6, leather, heated, memory seats, ABS, remote start, On Star, rear parking assist, GM certified, stk#11431 only $19,877. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

TV-Video 26” Magnavox TV. Good condition with excellent picture and sound. Not HD. $20. 785-832-2355.

Pets Toy Poodles, Chihuahuas, Malti-Poos. Older puppies reduced. 785-883-4883. www.cuddlesomefarm.com

2007 Chevy Malibu LTZ, Fully loaded. Black in color, 3.5L V6, Gorgeous car! Extra clean, $11,999, you have to come see and drive this vehicle. Call Joe McNair to make an appointment. 877-328-8161 Stock # 110676B 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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

Ford 2010 Fusion SE 4cyl, great fuel economy, power equipment, CD changer, Steering wheel controls, save huge over new, stk#11420 only $19,485 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Farm Land

BOAT DOCK & LOTS AT PERRY LAKE $13,000 for 3 adjacent lots totaling .95 acre with private, covered dock. Rural water district, sewer. Hickory Acres subdivision. For location Google map “Hickory Point Rd, Meriden, KS”. Address is 6238 Hickory Point Rd, Meriden, KS. Call 785-580-3478. DO NOT EMAIL! Come check out New Membership Packages and our Reduced Pricing at: www.boatingtimeshare.com

Chrysler 2007 Sebring Touring, 4 cyl great gas mileage, very sharp only $11,678.00 stk#355791 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2008 Equinox LS, AWD, very clean with lots of equipment, On Star, alloy wheels, dual air bags, cruise control. V6, STK#506411 ONLY $11,866. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

1997 Beaver Patriot Yorktown 40’ Diesel Pusher. 58,000 miles. 425 HP CAT. Super Clean, currently stored inside. $38,500. Call 785-691-5266 for more inquiries.

1951 Chevrolet Hi-Boy 4x4 Well built 454CI bored to 468CI. Fun Driver with all the looks. $12,488

2009 Dodge Challenger RT Black, Hemi, Roof 30k miles $28,995

Chevrolet 2008 Malibu LTZ V6, leather heated seats, sunroof, traction control, remote start, 18” alloy wheels, On Star, power pedals, GM Certified, stk#15640 only $17,942. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 6 available price as low as $15,774.00 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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

Chevy 2007 Malibu LS, one owner, 4cyl, great gas mileage, great finance terms available, only $11,977. stk#18647A Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Robert Brogden Auto Plaza

2005 Ford Mustang LX pony, red w/black stripes, automatic, spinner wheels, kenwood touch audio only 85406 miles, priced to sell only $11,988

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

2004 Toyota Corolla LE, FWD, 4cyl 135k, 38mpg Hwy, CD, cass, moon, crusie, pw, pl,$8,500

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

Cars-Imports

SUNDAY, JULY -, !.// 1C Cars-Imports Mazda, 2006 6S. The popular Mazda 6 in gleaming white, automatic, leather, heated seats, moonroof, and much more. 119K miles, $9380 (KBB value $11,300). Last Mazda 6 sold quick and the calls kept coming. Look at this one soon. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2004 Toyota Corolla LE FWD,4cyl 135k,38mpg Hwy, CD, cass, moon, crusie, pw, pl, $8,500

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

2002 Honda Accord Special Edition Black with sunroof & alloys, automatic, AC, Prefect to send the kid to school in $8,988. Ed Bozarth Chevrolet # 1 Buick - GMC The Dealer You Can Trust 3731 S Topeka Ave Topeka, KS 66609 SALES (877) 721-490 SERVICE (877) 626-9358 www.edbozarthoftopeka.com

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

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

2010 Hyundai Accent GLS Priced to sell at $11,499.0 33,000 miles. GREAT transportation——-GREAT price! Call John B. 877-328-8281. Stock#P8014 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.robertbrogden.com

Cars-Imports

2004 Infiniti G35 Auto, 4dr. AWD, 75k, White Nav., Bose, lthr, moon, prem. Pkg $14900

2003 Infiniti G35 Sport Pack 2dr Coupe 6spd, 125k, leather, moon, premium pkg, Bose, PW, PL, spoiler $13900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

Kia 2010 Soul FWD, Automatic, Alloy wheels, CD/XM/FM Stereo, Power equipment, LIKE NEW, ONLY $15,916. STK#13783 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2dr Cpe S Stk#D8734 Sale Price $19,990

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.robertbrogden.com

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

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

1999 Honda Civic DX, FWD,auto,144k,35MPG Hwy,air,cruise,pl,cd,2owne r,ice cold air, no accident. $5,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2007 Lexus ES350 Black, Sporty and Great Looking, Leather, Roof, The Works, $23,995

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

2008 Suzuki Forenza, Black with PL PW PM, Tilt, AM/FM/CD, Great Fuel Economy, $10,995

2005 Acura TSX 97k, leather, moon, dual climate, heat seats, Home Link $13,500

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

View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Robert Brogden Auto Plaza 2002-04 Audi A4 1.8T AWD, 2 to choose, man/auto, lthr, moon, starting at $9900

View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

Robert Brogden Auto Plaza

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

Robert Brogden Auto Plaza

2002 Honda CR-V EX AWD, 140k, auto, moon, cd cass, cruise, 15” alloy, 26mpg Hwy,$10,900

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

PROTECT YOUR VEHICLE WITH AN EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT FROM DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE CALL ALLEN or TONY at 785-843-5200

All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.robertbrogden.com

Nissan, 1999 Maxima SE ONE owner, in brilliant silver. Automatic, leather and a moonroof. Famous and reliable Nissan V6. Nice car on sale for $5995. Hard to find a car this nice for under 6K. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Nissan 2011 Sentra. 4 dr silver paint with pwr windows, radio/cd player, automatic, cruise control, only 7300 miles. Only one owner. Great first time car for student or save gas to and from work. Selling price $17,000. Call 785-550-4595.

GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service cotnracts. NO CREDIT CHECKS! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN

Robert Brogden Auto Plaza

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 with AMG Appearance package. Red w/Tan interior, Real Wood Trim, Low Profile Tires on Chrome Rims, Sunroof loaded. $4,888. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Toyota 2009 Corolla LE one owner hard to find, power equip, cruise control, hurry before its gone! Stk#372861 only $15,444.00. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 Hyundai Accent A/C, Automatic 38k $12,995

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

View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

GM CERTIFIED is not like any other Dealer backed warranty. Don’t let other dealers tell you any different. DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE IS the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars. COME SEE THE DIFFERENCE! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

2001 Saturn SL. Single Owner. In good condition. 124,000 miles (mostly highway). 5 speed manual transmission. AC. Maroon. $2,950. Please reply to dlovitch@sunflower.com.

2009 Pontiac G8 Sedan Loaded. Leather & heated seats Stk#D8722 Sale Price $23,340

Ford 2010 Fusion SE, in beautiful Sport Blue Metallic. Gas saving 4 cylinder, up to 35 MPG hwy. Brand new tires! All keys, remotes, & books. NICE car. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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Tonight’s other highlights ● Watch 16 hours of “Deadliest Catch” (9 a.m., Discovery) without getting wet. ● Fourteen hours of “I Love Lucy” (10 a.m., Hallmark) repeats unspool. ● Repeat reports scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): an unsolved murder from the Civil Rights era; children traumatized by war; inside the Vatican library. ● David Suchet stars in “Poirot XI” on “Masterpiece Mystery” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings). ● Sookie makes up for lost time on “True Blood” (8 p.m., HBO). ● A killer round of roller derby on “CSI: Miami” (9 p.m., CBS). ● A murder too close to home on “Body of Proof” (9 p.m., ABC). ● Tracy Morgan, Susie Essman and Regis Philbin appear on “The Marriage Ref” (9 p.m., NBC). ● A killer arrives from Jim’s Chicago past on “The Glades” (9 p.m., A&E). ● A jazz festival breaks out as “Treme” (9 p.m., HBO) concludes. ● People learn a tad too late that friendly aliens are just too good to be true in the classic “Twilight Zone” (9 p.m., Syfy) episode “To Serve Man.” Sunday series Police policy provokes a raucous debate on “Blue Bloods” (8 p.m., CBS) ... Two repeats of “America’s Got Talent” (7 p.m., NBC) ... Homer goes undercover on “The Simpsons” (7 p.m., Fox) ... The bride wore khaki on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (7 p.m., ABC) ... Twixt 12 and 20 on “Cleveland Show” (7:30 p.m., Fox). Less than fresh feelings on “Undercover Boss” (8 p.m., CBS) ... An hour-long “Star Wars” tribute on “Family Guy” (8 p.m., Fox) ... Lotteries and murder on “Castle” (8 p.m., ABC).

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going on with a child or friend. Tonight: Out and about. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ How you handle spending could make or break your budget for a while. You are in the mood to indulge others as well as yourself. Tonight: All smiles. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ You beam, and others respond. A gettogether could be more fun than you originally thought. Also consider your anger level with an acquaintance before you lose your temper. Tonight: All smiles. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★ Take in information and listen to others. You might want to ask a question or two to get greater clarity. You could be overwhelmed by everything that is coming out. Tonight: Do for you. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Join friends to relax and let go of a heavy or negative feeling. News from a distance might make you smile. You wonder how to stay more upbeat. Tonight: Reach out for another person. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★ Take a strong stand. Be there for someone in need. A partner could act up if feeling jeal-

ous. Make it a point to pull this person aside in the next few days. Tonight: Could be late. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21) ★★★★ Recognize when you need to let go and allow a partner to be more dominant. You cannot control others, even if you think you can. Tonight: How about an intimate dinner? Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★ Do your best to empathize with a close friend or loved one. It isn't always easy for you to let go and walk in another person's shoes. Tonight: Allow another person to treat. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Look to accomplishment and getting a project completed. Do make time for a child or loved one. Tonight: Start thinking about tomorrow. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ Your imagination infuses many of your interactions with humor and perspective. However, you cannot always share everything you think, even today. Tonight: Ever playful.

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D.A. suffers new setback with Strauss-Kahn By Tom Hays Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK — It was a sensational caseload that would put any prosecutor’s office on the map — or on the spot. There was a prominent French politician accused of sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper; two police officers charged with the onduty rape of a young woman; and two men caught in an alleged scheme to blow up city synagogues. But what began as a promising, headline-grabbing summer for the Manhattan district attorney’s office has been clouded by a dizzying series of setbacks inside the courthouse. The latest setback came Friday, when prosecutors conceded the accuser in the attempted rape case against former IMF leader and potential French presidential contender Dominique Strauss-Kahn had credibility problems. The issues were serious enough that they agreed to allow a judge to lift his bail and free him from house arrest. District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. — six weeks after he was put in the international spotlight by announcing charges against Strauss-Kahn — kept things brief when he again faced cameras outside the courthouse to deliver a prepared statement about the unfortunate turn his biggest case yet. “As prosecutors, our duty is to do whatever is right, in every case, without fear or favor, wherever that leads,” he said. “The disclosures we made that led to today’s proceeding reflect that principle.” Vance refused to take ques-

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FORMER INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND LEADER Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his temporary residence in Tribeca on Saturday in New York. A judge released him Friday without bail or home confinement in the sexual assault case against him after prosecutors acknowledged serious questions about the credibility of the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault. The criminal case against him stands. tions. By contrast, the accuser’s attorney, Ken Thompson, went back and forth with reporters for 20 minutes, at one point questioning Vance’s resolve. The district attorney “is too afraid to try this case,” Thompson said. “We believe that he’s afraid that he’s going to lose this high-profile case.” That fear, he suggested, stemmed from the stunning acquittal late last month of two police off icers on charges that one had raped a drunken fashion-house staffer they had escorted home. Jurors reached the notguilty verdict despite dramatic testimony by the woman and security videotape showing the officers repeatedly entering and leaving her apartment building over the course of the night. They instead convicted the

officers of misdemeanor official misconduct for returning to the building without telling dispatchers where they were. Two weeks later, the district attorney’s off ice informed the court that, after failing to get a grand jury indictment, it was dropping the most serious charge against two defendants in a different case that had been brought with fanfare under a rarely used state terror conspiracy statute. Police alleged the men wanted to strike a synagogue to avenge mistreatment of Muslims around the world. Federal authorities raised eyebrows by passing on the case, and the top charge was eventually dropped. The men still face lesser terrorism and hate crime charges that still could net them up to 32 years behind bars if they are convicted. But

the defense has used the development to try to portray the case as trumped-up and politically motivated. There was more bad news last week in another closely watched case — that of construction supervisors charged in the deaths of two firefighters in a high-rise blaze in 2007 near ground zero. A jury acquitted two of the defendants after their attorneys argued prosecutors made them scapegoats for the removal of a standpipe that would have provided water to fight the fire. Meanwhile, there has been some upheaval within the office as well as in the courtroom. The chief of the sex crimes unit, Lisa Friel, told insiders this week she would leave the post she has held for nine years to seek a privatesector job — curious timing amid the high-prof ile Strauss-Kahn case. She didn’t immediately return a telephone message Friday, and the district attorney’s office has declined to discuss her departure. Both the fire and the police officers’ rape cases were launched before Vance arrived in 2010, and the terrorism and Strauss-Kahn cases have marked the biggest yet initiated on his watch. Any misfortune probably has more to do with the risks in tackling tough cases than failings in legal tactics or internal turmoil, said Matthew Galluzzo, a criminal defense lawyer who worked in the sex crimes unit for three years until 2008. “To say they’ve made mistakes is probably too simplistic,” Galluzzo said. “It’s more like they’ve had some bad luck and some bad publicity.”

Minn. governor fights GOP’s ‘no new tax’ stance By Patrick Condon Associated Press Writer

S T . P A U L , M I N N . — Mark Dayton, the Democratic governor of Minnesota who let his state’s government shut down rather than accept the refusal of Republican lawmakers to raise income taxes on the wealthy, was born into money. It made him sure of something: “I grew up in that environment. I know people can afford it.” Most of Minnesota state government stands idle this weekend, the result of Dayton’s and the GOP-controlled state legislature’s failure to pass a new budget by Friday’s deadline. State parks and the Minnesota Zoo are closed, highway projects are stalled and thousands of government workers are at home without pay for the foreseeable future. The battle over the state budget in Minnesota echoes those underway in Washington and in other state capitals, as Republicans still energized from gains in 2010 focus on cutting spending and refuse to consider tax increases of any kind. New GOP governors such as New

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permitted with Special Use approval and to delete “detention and correction institutions” from the definition of Major Utilities and Services in Article 17. Initiated by Planning CommisThe Planning Commission sion on 3/28/11. will consider the following public hearing and non CPA-10-8-10: Consider Comhearing items at their Mon- prehensive Plan Amendday, July 25, 2011 meeting: ment to Chapter 14 - Southeast Area Plan, to reference CUP-5-4-11: Consider a Con- and reflect the accepted Alignment ditional Use Permit for a Preliminary commercial greenhouse Study for 31st Street. and nursery to permit accessory retail sales, for an Authorize the Chair to sign ecological restoration busi- PCR-6-1-11, A Resolution ness, located at 1271 N 222 adopting amendments to Rd, Baldwin City. Submitted Horizon 2020, The Compreby Landplan Engineering, hensive Plan for the City of P.A., for Ronald E. Shouse, Lawrence and Unincorporaproperty owner of record. ted Douglas County, Kansas Joint meeting with Baldwin pertaining to Chapter 11 City Planning Commission. Historic Resources. Z-3-8-11: Consider a request to rezone approximately 69 acres from A (Agricultural) to IG (General Industrial), located at 933, 939, & 943 N 1800 Rd. Submitted by Steven Rothwell, Timothy W. and Lani S. Rothwell, for Timothy Rothwell, Wilber C. Rothwell, and Donald Kenna Rothwell, property owners of record. (This is a reconsideration of this request due to an error in notice of the original consideration.)

TA-6-9-11: Consider a Text Amendment to the City of Lawrence Land Development Code, Chapter 20, Article 4, Section 20-403 to NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC change “Detention” from a use permitted by right in The Lawrence/Douglas the GPI (General Public InCounty Metropolitan Plannstitutional) District to one ing Commission will hold

TA-3-3-10: Consider Text Amendments to the joint city/county subdivision regulations in the City of Lawrence Land Development Code, Chapter 20, Article 8 and the Douglas County Code, Chapter 11, Article 1 to revise process requirements for division of property through Certificates of Survey, Minor Subdivisions and Major Subdivisions. Modifications include reformatting this article/chapter to eliminate duplicative text and to delete terminology not used. Initiated by City Commission on 2/16/10. Re-initiated by Planning Commission on 5/23/11. The Planning Commission will consider the following public hearing and non hearing items at their

9/11 flag provides security blanket for wounded nation By Tamara Lush Associated Press Writer

MARTINSBURG , W. V A. — Brian Tolstyka stood at the edge of a giant American flag spread across several tables in the Veterans Affairs hospital gym. Wearing a leather vest with a flag patch and a hat with a flag pin, Tolstyka was about to stitch his place in history. Gently clasping a threaded needle between thumb and foref inger, Tolstyka, 43, slipped it into the fabric of a red stripe. The 300 people in the West Virginia gym clapped. The Gulf War veteran felt a lump in his throat. The 30-foot flag flew from a half-destroyed building across from ground zero in New York in those dark days after Sept. 11 — its stripes torn and tattered by debris from the fallen World Trade Center. In 2008, it was mended by 58 tornado survivors in Kansas with remnants of flags from their communities. Dubbed the National 9/11 Flag, it’s been traveling the country ever since — a journey for the country’s most recognizable symbol that has brought most Americans along, uniting more people in a post-9/11 world than it has divided in other times. Within hours of the attacks, flags seemed to be everywhere: car windows, Tshirts, front porches. WalMart sold 5 million by the spring of 2002. Tolstyka, who served in the Army and organizes memorial motorcycle rides for veterans, went out and bought a flag for his car antenna a few days after Sept. 11. “It was a symbol,” he says, “of support.” It was also a show of defiance against the terrorists, a rallying cry of unity and a soothing security blanket for a wounded nation. “Every time there’s some kind of national emergency, we put up flags,” says Carolyn Marvin, a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania. “The flag represents the life of the country.” The Stars and Stripes hasn’t always been as feel-good a symbol, depending on the decade and the politics. Defaced by Vietnam War protesters in the 1960s, invoked by politicians on both sides of debates about war and American values and burned by anti-American protesters overseas, it’s been alternately reviled and revered. Few Americans flew the flag outside of homes or businesses in the f irst few decades of its existence, says Marc Leepson, who wrote a book called “Flag: An American Biography.” But on April 12, 1861, when Confederates fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston, “flags started appearing almost overnight,” he says. Women

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A GIANT AMERICAN FLAG flies above the remains of the World Trade Center Oct. 11, 2001, in New York on the one month anniversary of the attack. After Sept. 11, 2001, the flag took on a larger-than-life symbolism and brought that unity to a grieving country. wore them in hats, men put them in wagons.” Leepson discovered an advertisement in a copy of a New York newspaper that was published just after the Fort Sumter attack. It mentioned a paint shop that advertised red, white and blue paints, and touted: “These colors are warranted not to run.” After Sept. 11, 2001, the flag took on a larger-than-life symbolism and brought that unity to a grieving country. Bumper stickers with images of the flag and phrases like “these colors don’t run” became commonplace in parts of the U.S. A New Jersey photographer snapped a photo of three city firefighters raising a flag on the ruined trade center site in an image that instantly was compared to the 1945 photo of U.S. Marines raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima. Flags spearheaded a patriotic buying boom, appearing outside homes, on office buildings, mugs and pins. Country Singer Toby Keith wrote “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” one week after Sept. 11. The song led with Americans saluting the flag and described wreaking vengeance upon the country’s enemies: “When you hear Mother Freedom start ringing her bell/And it’ll feel like the whole wide world is raining down on you/Ah, brought to you, courtesy of the red, white and blue.” In December of 2001, Congress designated Sept. 11 as “Patriot Day” to honor those lost during the attacks — and mandated that all flags should be flown at half-staff each year on that day. Nearly a decade later, flags aren’t hanging from every front porch anymore, but they f ill many American blocks, and thousands follow the touring flags to touch something that connects them to Sept. 11.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011 July 25, 2011. This ensures meeting: your transmittal to the Commission can be reCUP-12-8-10: Consider a ceived and read prior to Conditional Use Permit for their meeting. the Fraternal Order of Police shooting range, located Sheila M. Stogsdill at 768 E. 661 Diagonal Road. Assistant Director, Submitted by Dan Affalter, City/County Planning for Fraternal Order of Po- www.lawrenceks.org/pds/ lice, property owner of rec_______ ord. Deferred by Planning Commission on 4/25/11. CPA-3-1-11: Consider Comprehensive Plan Amendment to Horizon 2020 (First published in the LawChapter 14 to include the rence Daily Journal-World Inverness Park District June 26, 2011) Plan. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of the laws of the State of Kansas, the undersigned will offer for sale by sealed bid, postmarked by Friday, July 8, 2011, to Clinton Marina Inc., PO Box 3427, Lawrence KS 66046, and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, the following described interest in personal Agri-Tourism Committee property. Said property will recommendations. be available for inspection beginning Friday July 1, Legal descriptions for pub2011 at Clinton Lake Malic hearing properties listed rina. above are on file in the Planning Office for review 1986 - 22’ Catalina Sail Boat, during regular office hours, Mercury motor & Trailrite 8-5, Monday - Friday. trailer. Registration # KA-169-MV. Said property Communications to the being owned by Wesley Commission: Blue. TA-4-6-11: Consider Text Amendments to the City of Lawrence Land Development Code, Chapter 20, Articles 10 and 17, regarding synthetic turf as landscaping material. Initiated by City Commission on 5/3/11. Deferred by Planning Commission on 6/22/11.

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Lawrence (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World June 26, 2011) ORDINANCE 655-10-A CITY OF LINWOOD, KANSAS BUILDING PERMIT FEES & OTHER FEES AN AMENDMENT to Ordinance #655-10 of the City of Linwood, KS THIS AMENDMENT IS AN ADDITION TO ORDINANCE 655-10 Q. Fence Permit-alll fences; maximum height 6 feet; on or inside property lines. $25 fee S. Pools; must be fenced in n. $20 fee THIS amendment shall take effect and be in full force from and after official publication. This amendment approved by the governing body of the City of Linwood on this 21st day of June, 2011. Attest: /s/ Karen Kane Karen Kane, City Clerk By: /s/ Keith Schelert Keith Schelert, Mayor _______

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