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SUNDAY • JULY 17 • 2011

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Pricing for services varied, unregulated By Shaun Hittle

You get in an accident in Douglas County and need a tow truck but don’t have a preference on which towing company to call. No problem. Douglas County emergency dispatchers can call one for you from a rotating list of services. The tow truck arrives and hooks up your vehicle, cleans the scene and tows it to its company lot. Call the next day — and surprise — for some services it’ll cost you $800 or more to claim your vehicle. The tow charge might have been only $250, but at least one company tacks on mileage, cleanup and labor charges. Don’t have $800? No problem, the service can keep your vehicle and auction it off later. Outraged? Tough luck, it’s legal. It’s a scenario that happened to Ray Bloxsom. Bloxsom got into an accident on Kentucky Street recently, and Midwest Tow and Recovery was called by county dispatch to assist. Midwest towed his car — a limousine Bloxsom uses for a taxi business — to the company’s lot on Ponderosa Drive, about three miles away. When Bloxsom called about getting his limo back, he said he couldn’t believe the price tag for the service: $675 total, including $275 for towing, $150 for labor, $125 for mileage, and $125 for cleanup, according to a receipt Bloxsom showed the Journal-World. “I was robbed,” said Bloxsom, an 18-year Please see TOWING, page 2A

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AFTER RAY BLOXSOM’S LIMO was in an accident, he couldn’t believe the price tag for the towing service: $675 total, including $275 for towing, $150 for labor, $125 for mileage, and $125 for cleanup. Bloxsom paid $600 and the limo is now parked at a repair shop.

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Open house showcases innovative building By Shaun Hittle

Recent Kansas University architecture graduate Sarah Brengarth showed off the environmentally friendly features of the restrooms at the open house Saturday for the Center for Design Research building. The benefits of many of the features were obvious: lowwater toilets that use rainwater, recycled steel, and superefficient hand dryers. But no mirror by the sink? That one’s based on research showing that people use more water when washing their hands if they have the option of admiring themselves. The no-mirror innovation

was one of many interesting things the students — enrolled in a year-long course known as Studio 804 — were able to explain to community members Saturday about the recently completed center. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hundreds lined up for

ABOVE, A RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY took place Saturday on KU’s West Campus for the new KU Center for Design Research after months of work. AT LEFT, LUCY MCALLISTER, LAWRENCE, left, gets some information on a “living wall” made of ferns inside the new building from architecture graduate Kirsten Oschwald, St. Louis, who helped with the conPlease see BUILDING, page 8A struction of the new center.


Group raises money for memorial By Maria Sudekum Fisher Associated Press Writer

K A N S A S C I T Y , M O . — In a city of memorials — to wars, firefighters, the Eagle Scouts, musicians and athletes — there is none yet to remind people of the hundreds of lives lost and scarred by one of the nation’s worst structural disasters: the 1981 skywalk collapse at Kansas City’s Hyatt Regency Hotel. The collapse occurred during a dance that drew about 1,500 people to what was then one of Kansas City’s newest hotels. Shortly after 7 p.m., the fourth-floor skywalk gave way, falling on a second-floor skywalk. Then both dropped about 45 feet into the crowd-

ed lobby. The collapse killed 114 people and injured more than 200. Many, many more — including those who rushed to cut people out of the twisted metal or care for the dying and wounded — were left with horrific memories. Today, a ceremonial groundbreaking will take place a block from the hotel, where a group hopes to build a memorial as a lasting reminder of the tragedy. “This was the darkest day in Kansas City’s history, and some people choose not to remember that. But I think the families want to remember their mothers and fathers and the lives that were lost,” said Bill Quatman, an engineer and lawyer who serves on

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the Skywalk Memorial Foundation board. “Every other major disaster like this has a memorial except for Kansas City,” he said. “We have memorials in this town to Charlie Parker and Satchel Paige. But nothing to the 114 people who were killed that night. ... I think it’s important that people remember what happened here, especially for the families involved.” The disaster had huge consequences. Investigators discovered the skywalks hadn’t been built properly, and the engineering company involved lost its license. Lawsuits followed. About $140 million was paid

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DEATHS Dorothy Ann Plaggemeyer A Parish Rosary followed by memorial services for Dorothy Ann Plaggemeyer, 75, Eudora will be held at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel. She died July 14, 2011 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born on Plaggemeyer November 27, 1935 in Sturgis, South Dakota the daughter of Howard and Margaret (Even) Dedrick. She worked at the Eudora Nursing Center for 31 years. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic

Church in Eudora. Survivors include one son, Rick Biesheuvel, Eudora; four daughters, Debbie Peterson, Eudora; Pam Wyrick, Eudora; Tina Freeman, Lawrence; Vicky Athon, Tonganoxie; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Ted Dedrick in 2002 and four grandchildren. A visitation will follow the services until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warren


Lawrence resident. “This is just not acceptable in Lawrence.”

‘No regulation’ While Bloxsom thinks he was overcharged, the truth is, legally, a towing company could have charged Bloxsom anything it wanted, said Tom Whitaker, executive director of the Kansas Motor Carriers Association. “There is no regulation,” he said, citing a 1995 federal law that prohibits states from putting limits on towing charges. Even the county has its hands tied, said Craig Weinaug, Douglas County administrator. County dispatchers call towing companies on a rotating basis when someone says they have no preference on which company is called. Weinaug said the county, by federal regulation, is required AVID ICHAEL BERZAN to let a company that meets some basic requirements be Service for David Michael Hospital for nine years and on the call list, which Oberzan, 62, Fort Worth, director of family medicine includes 11 services. Texas, will be at 11 a.m. at JPS Hospital for seven The county has no power Wednesday at St. John the years. Most recently, he held to take a company off the list Evangelist Catholic Church, the position of clinic manag- even if they get complaints, 1234 Ky. in Lawrence. er of GI and Endocrine and they have no power to set Surgery at UT Southwestern pricing limits, he said. Mr. Oberzan died ThursMedical Center in Dallas. “We have no discretion for day, July 14, Mr. Oberzan was a member who is on that list,” said Wein2011, at his of the Medical Group aug, adding that it’s a comhome after a Management Association mon problem across the battle with and the American College of country. “I’ve dealt with this cancer. Healthcare Executives. everywhere I’ve worked.” He was He married Diana born Jan. 2, Disselhoff on Nov. 25, 1983, What should you pay? 1949, in in Parkville, Mo. She surAt Bryant Collision, 1214 E. Pittsburg, the vives of Fort Worth. 23rd St., owner Mike Bryant son of Rudy Oberzan James and Other survivors include a shows a collection of highly Agnes Marie Oberzan. priced towing bills he’s kept daughter, Chaney Elizabeth Mr. Oberzan was raised in Oberzan, Fort Worth; a son, from customers. The bills Lawrence. He attended St. show that Bloxsom’s experiTanner Cade, Fort Worth; John’s Catholic School and four brothers, Rudy, Epping, Central Junior High School. N.H., and Joe, John and Tom, He graduated from all of Lawrence; and a sister, Lawrence High School in Anne Look, Glendale, Ariz. 1967, an all-state halfback on He was preceded in death the 1966 State Championship by his parents. team. The family suggests CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A He earned a bachelor’s memorials to the Oberzan degree from Kansas State Children’s Educational Fund The 10,000 drivers who use University in 1972. Mr. at Wells Fargo Bank, 6000 Oberzan was the marketing Harris Parkway, Fort Worth, the road each day will need to find an alternate route — likemanager for HealthSouth TX 76132. ly involving 23rd Street and, depending on a driver’s direcNN IRKPATRICK ACKIE tion, either Louisiana or Haskell, Gorman said. Services for Ann Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The goal is to keep the road Kirkpatrick Mackie, 87, Mrs. Mackie died in workable condition for at Lawrence, are pending and Saturday at Bridge Haven least the next five years, and will be announced by Care Cottage, Lawrence. likely longer. That’s because the entire section is set to be torn out in conjunction with extension of the South But he said he’s baffled by Lawrence Trafficway, a $192 why it’s taken three decades. million project to build a “Why has it taken all these four-lane highway around the years? I don’t understand it,” southeastern edge of CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A Freeman said. “All I know is Lawrence. The Kansas Department of there was an attempt at the out in settlements to victims 10-year anniversary, and Transportation plans to bid and their families. there was an attempt at the 15- the project in September 2013 Engineering standards and year anniversary, and they to start work on an extension emergency response tech- didn’t get very far.” connecting the current end of niques were changed. The Freeman sustained neck the trafficway — at U.S. HighJuly 17, 1981, collapse is taught and back injuries in the col- way 59 at the southern edge of in engineering classes around lapse. But he also suffers from Lawrence — with Kansas the country, with engineers the loss of Grigsby, who Free- Highway 10 near Noria Road, sometimes referring to man pestered for weeks to go southeast of town. design practices as “post to the Friday night dances. Whether trafficway conHyatt.” Grigsby demurred until that struction actually starts then Yet the foundation has day, when he called Freeman — the project remains raised less than half of the at work and said they would opposed in federal court by $800,000 needed to complete go that night. individuals and groups with the 36-foot diameter memori“When he called and told environmental, cultural and al, which will include a sculp- me that, I was elated,” Free- other concerns — county ture, rows of pinpoint lights man said. officials say they can’t afford and benches. Hallmark Inc., He was standing next to which owned the building, Grigsby in the lobby floor has donated $25,000 to the watching the dancers when memorial foundation and the skywalk fell. pledged another $25,000 if “If I had not been standing fundraising reaches $500,000. at an angle, I would have gone “We, at the time, and to this under with him. ... It’s sad day, believe that it was a ter- because I was on him for Without air conditioning, rible tragedy, and have great eight weeks to go these tea how would you escape empathy for the people dances,” Freeman said. “The the heat? affected by it,” Hallmark guilt. Oh the guilt.” spokesman Steve Doyal said. Brent Wright, whose moth“And we are happy to be able er and stepfather died in the ❐ Going to a movie theater to be supportive of the efforts collapse, is also on the foun- ❐ Relaxing under a shade of those who are trying to dation board. He said the 30 tree build a memorial.” years between the disaster The Hyatt, which reopened and the memorial finally pick- ❐ Swimming in a pool for business about three ing up momentum was likely ❐ Other (tell us in the months after the collapse and what Kansas City needed. comments) remains a popular destination “Enough time had gone by,” ❐ I don’t have air in Kansas City, has so far not he said. “A lot of the pain and conditioning now contributed to the memorial. grief and the things that had Hotel general manager Rusty made it not a good idea before Macy said the company would had lessened to the point Go to to see decide by the end of the year where people were able to more responses and cast whether it would donate. recognize the significance.” your vote. “There really isn’t a period of time that goes by that someone doesn’t come into the hotel ... and they look up, and they point, and they ask a question,” Macy said. “It’s part of the legacy of this hotel.” Frank Freeman, president and founder of the memorial foundation, was at the Hyatt when the skywalks collapsed. He was injured, and his partner, Roger Grigsby, was killed. Freeman has no doubt the memorial will be built.









ence isn’t unusual or confined to the Midwest. Several bills from a variety of towing companies list tow charges ranging up to $900. “They just can’t believe it,” said Bryant of the customer reaction he often hears. But it gets worse, explains Bryant. If a customer can’t pay the bill, the towing company can keep the vehicle and sell it later at a public auction, though they must abide stipulations in the Kansas Tow and Recovery Lien Law. The law requires towing companies to verify who the owner of the vehicle is, as well as notify the owner within 30 days that the vehicle will be auctioned if the owner doesn’t pay the towing charges. The charges also grow, as companies charge a daily storage rate — usually $30 to $50 each day. In some cases, the tow bill and the repair charges amount to more than the value of the car, and it gets classified as “totaled,” Bryant said. In other cases, people whose insurance covers towing might get overcharged, but the bill is passed on to the insurance company. And if it gets to the insurance company, it’s difficult to determine when overcharging occurs, said Tamara O’Connor, a spokeswoman for State Farm Insurance. “There’s no definition of what is excessive and what is not,” she said. “It’s a pretty unregulated industry.” Calls to several local towing companies quoted prices for an accident tow between $145 and $250. Jerry Taylor, owner of Hillcrest Towing, said his company would probably not have added the extra fees charged to Blox-

to wait for that section of 31st to be replaced. The “new” 31st is slated to be built just south of the current one, closer to the “32nd Street alignment” of the trafficway through the Baker Wetlands. “We anticipate that 31st Street will be in full use a minimum — an absolute minimum — five years from now, and probably longer than that, before the new 31st Street would be in place and usable for the public,” Gorman said. “And that’s not a 5minute job. It’ll go on for a long time. It also involves moving Haskell (Avenue) and Louisiana (Street). It’s a major undertaking.” So the county is moving ahead with its maintenance project. Eudora-based Little Joe’s Asphalt Inc. secured the contract, and its crews will be instructed to work in the early mornings when making repairs in 31st’s intersections with Louisiana and Haskell. The goal is to keep additional traffic disruptions off 31st to a minimum, Gorman said. “Most of the project, you will be able to get through the intersection at Louisiana and through the intersection at Haskell,” she said.

L AWRENCE J OURNAL -WORLD som, and the service would have cost its standard towing charge of $145. Owners of several companies said they normally don’t charge extra for mileage for in-town tows, and when they do charge for mileage, a typical rate is several dollars per mile. Bloxsom’s $125 charge amounts to nearly $42 a mile. The Journal-World contacted Midwest about Bloxsom’s vehicle and asked to speak to the owner. A man, who would not identify himself, answered and said Bloxsom’s case had been settled. The unidentified man would not discuss further details of the case.

Solutions The best way to avoid getting overcharged, said Weinaug, is to not leave it up to chance when you need a tow. He suggests finding a towing company with a good reputation before you need one and request that dispatch call that company if you’re in an accident. You can also try to negotiate a rate with the company before the car is towed. But if you’ve already been towed, you’re out of luck; that’s something Bloxsom learned the hard way. After trying to negotiate a lower rate for several days, Bloxsom said the owner threatened to auction his vehicle if he didn’t pay. Bloxsom relented and paid a slightly reduced charge — $600 — to get his car back. “I had to,” Bloxsom said. When the towing company released his vehicle, Bloxsom called a different towing company to take it across town to a mechanic. The charge? $30. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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Casey Anthony released early today Casey Anthony was freed from a Florida jail early today, 12 days after she was acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in a verdict that drew furious responses and even threats from people across the U.S. who had followed the case with rapt attention. Anthony, wearing a pink T-shirt with blue jeans, left the jail at 12:14 a.m. with her attorney, Jose Baez. She was given $537.68 in cash from her jail account and escorted outside by two sheriff’s deputies armed with semi-automatic rifles. Neither Anthony nor Baez said anything to reporters and others gathered outside. “This release had an unusual amount of security so, therefore, in that sense, it would not be a normal release,” said Orange County Jail spokesman Allen Moore. “We have made every effort to not provide any special treatment for her. She’s been treated like every other inmate.” Moore said there were no known threats received at the jail.

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EIGHT-YEAR-OLD RYLEIGH LEON LEARNS how to ride without training wheels with help from Steve Harrington, Lawrence, during the first Community Bike Ride on Saturday at the Rotary Arboretum, 5100 W. 27th St. The event, which drew 125 participants, featured a safety zone and a training wheel takeoff station. See a video at

The body of a drowned Lawrence kayaker was found by authorities Friday afternoon in the Kansas River, according to officials from the city of Topeka. Ryan L. Moore, 36, was found downstream in the river, near the city’s water treatment plant by members of the Topeka Fire Department’s boat team, said Topeka Police Lt. Steve Purney on Saturday. David Bevens, city of Topeka spokesman, said witnesses reported seeing a kayaker near the water plant and later reported seeing an empty kayak floating in the river. Moore was identified by his truck found near the scene, Bevens said.

Police didn’t suspect foul play in the incident, but detectives were continuing to work on the details surrounding the case, Purney said. “It appears the kayak capsized and he didn’t come up,” he said. Ralph Reed, a neighbor and friend of Moore’s, said Moore worked as a doctor at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka and was a good husband to his wife, Laura. He also had a young daughter, Reed said. “It’s a terrible shock,” he said. “He was always willing to help you. He was everything you could ask for in a neighbor and a friend.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388.


Astronauts fix, haul gear on last flight

Hundreds rally against SRS office closing

Astronauts kept busy fixing and hauling gear aboard the linked Atlantis and International Space Station on Saturday, as the last shuttle flight drew closer to an end. Atlantis’ pilots got a jammed storage locker open and retrieved air purifiers for the space station. In more good news, they brought back online a computer that abruptly stopped working two days earlier, the second computer failure in five days aboard Atlantis. NASA wants to run more diagnostic testing, but so far the computer seems to be working fine, officials said. Engineers have yet to figure out why the computer shut down Thursday; cosmic radiation is suspected. The first computer failure was traced to a bad switch throw and quickly fixed.

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Ray Cho, of Lawrence, works at a local engineering firm, somewhat removed from the social services community. But he said he values the services provided by the Lawrence branch of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, and he joined hundreds Saturday morning to protest the local office’s announced closure. “I see the need,” said Cho, holding a sign that read, “10,211 use the Lawrence SRS office.” Since the recent announcement by Gov. Sam Brownback and SRS Secretary Robert Siedlecki Jr. that the Lawrence office would be closing as a cost-saving measure, many in Lawrence have expressed shock and disbelief at the deciRichard Gwin/ Journal-World Photo sion. More than 600 people attended a town hall meeting HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE SHOWED UP IN SOUTH PARK ON SATURDAY to rally against the closing of the Lawrence SRS office. Those in attendance included State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City; State Please see SRS, page 4A Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence; and Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson.


Chavez: ‘It’s not time to die’ Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez left home Saturday for Cuba to begin chemotherapy, vowing to win his fight against cancer and calling for his political allies to stay united in his absence. Before boarding the presidential plane at Caracas’ international airport, Chavez said: “It’s not time to die. It’s time to live.” He stood by one of his daughters, Rosa, on a red carpet leading to the plane as a military band played the national anthem and soldiers stood at attention. “I’m saying goodbye for some days,” Chavez said, “but in a deeper sense I’m not saying goodbye. I’m going to be in the same homeland, in the great homeland. And I’ll be attentive every day, every hour, every minute to internal events and I’ll be in permanent contact.”


Big decision on KU Med Center leadership to follow review By Dolph C. Simons Jr.

Some time in the next several days, Kansas University School of Medicine faculty members will be receiving forms from KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little’s office asking them to fill out a performance review questionnaire on Barbara Atkinson, executive dean of the School of Medicine and Executive Vice Chancellor. According to various medical school sources, this is the first time Atkinson has undergone a review, contrary to the policies of the medical school, which call for periodic reviews of all deans and department chairs. Atkinson has been at the medical school since 2000 and was named executive dean in 2002. This review comes at a time when morale at the school is poor and deteriorating, and many faculty members question Atkinson’s lead-

ership and management skills. There has been unrest at the school for some time, and in recent years, the role Atkinson played in trying to provide aid for Kansas City’s Saint Luke’s Hospital at the expense of the school and KU Hospital; the firing and the manner of the firing of one of the school’s most distinguished researchers and teachers; the manner in which Atkinson filled a vacancy created by the retirement of highly respected Ed Phillips, vice chancellor for administration; and questions surrounding the recent resignation, or firing, of a staff member who had served as an associate director of the school’s cancer center, all have added to questions about Atkinson’s ability to lead the school. Medical School sources tell this writer a search for an assistant and backup for Dr. Roy Jensen, director of the cancer center, had been under way for some time,

with several interviewees turning down the job. The departed assistant had been hired just last July, and Atkinson’s critics say the hiring of that individual is evidence of her poor management skills, in that before being hired by KU, he

COMMENTARY had held five different university positions in eight years and that there were unanswered questions about him. This comes at a particularly bad time for the university as it has been planning to submit an application sometime this fall, most likely in September, to have the Medical School designated as a National Cancer Center. Some at the school say there now is serious discussion under way about whether to delay the school’s

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application for the national cancer center designation because of internal situations at the school. A massive three- to five-year effort has been under way at the school to obtain the prestigious designation, and it would be a major and discouraging blow to those who have worked so hard to achieve this title to learn of a significant delay. Atkinson’s critics at the school of medicine claim that the leadership situation is “fragile” and that the review of her performance comes at a terribly important time. Some who received word of the upcoming review have asked whether answers to the review will be handled in a confidential, anonymous manner. If not, it is doubtful the chancellor will receive an objective picture of the situation at the medical school. With the recent attention given

Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointment of three new regents, it will be interesting to see if the Board of Regents will be brought into the discussion about the leadership and management of the medical school. It is known one of the governor’s goals is to have the medical school raise its national rankings and reputation, just as the KU Hospital has done over the past 13 years. Many people question whether significant improvements can be made with Atkinson’s leadership, and they claim there may be a number of superior staff members who will decide to leave if Atkinson is retained. With the performance review due to be sent out this coming week, it appears the medical school leadership question now is clearly in the hands of Chancellor Gray-Little. A great deal rides on her decision.

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Maps detail accidents, calls, citations By George Diepenbrock

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A new set of maps on the Lawrence Police Department’s website provide residents with a snapshot of vehicle accidents, service calls officers respond to and citations issued. “The value to residents is that it’s much easier to get information, and we can get that information out quicker than it would be like going through the front office to get a report,” Public Affairs Sgt. Matt Sarna said. “The information is online sometimes within hours after it’s actually reported.” Sarna said the maps are part of the department’s focus on transparency, a strategy Chief Tarik Khatib named as a major goal when he was hired in February. Earlier this year the department

mapped all crimes reported in 2010 on its website, Here is more information about the new set of maps: ● Accident reports — The map shows the number of accidents that occurred in the city in the last two months, and it also tallies the number of accidents per block. The site also offers a link to each accident report if it’s complete. As of Friday, 500 total accidents were reported across the city in the past two months. The map shows a heavy concentration of accidents near downtown and along 23rd Street. As of Friday, eight accidents were reported, for example, at Ninth and Massachusetts streets, and nine were recorded at 23rd Street and Naismith Drive since late May. ● 48 hours of service calls — Police in recent months

had already listed calls they were dispatched to in the previous two days, but now they’re shown in a map format as well. Sarna said the map shows officers how the calls are spread throughout the city. Some of the most concentrated spots are near downtown or in areas that are more heavily populated, such as apartment complexes. “Downtown, we do have more incidents because there are so many people on weekends and at all times moving around. It’s a more congested area,” he said. ● Municipal Court citations — Any traffic or other citations officers issued in the previous two weeks are listed on this map. A large percentage of tickets are traffic-related.


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of the decision, said rally organizer Abbie Hodgson. “Secretary Siedlecki is holding strong,” she said. Numerous local politicians — including State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City; State Rep. Paul Davis, DLawrence; and Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson — spoke at the rally in support of keeping the Lawrence SRS office open. The speakers highlighted the hardships many in Lawrence will face if the local branch shuts down. A date has not been set for a possible




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SRS Monday to discuss the closure, and community members have started a Twitter and Facebook campaign to “Save Our SRS.” According to state officials, closing the Lawrence SRS would save $413,000. In the future, those currently receiving SRS services in Lawrence would need to travel to other offices, such as SRS facilities in Topeka, Ottawa or Overland Park. Advocates and consumers of SRS services — which include food stamps, general assistance and vocational rehabilitation — expressed determination at the rally that they would fight the closure. “We will not sit back,” said Peter Luckey, pastor at Plymouth Congregational Church. “We will not stop.” Despite the recent controversy about the closure, Siedlecki has not backed off


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closure, but a general timeline of several months has been given by state officials. Still, organizers remained optimistic that the office will be saved. “I’m hopeful,” said organizer Jacob Beaumont, who along with volunteers scoured South Park with petitions. “I wouldn’t be doing this if I didn’t believe we could save the office.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild contributed to this report.

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State seeks to amend charges in teen’s death GREAT BEND — Prosecutors are seeking to amend the charges filed against the man accused of killing a 14-year-old Great Bend girl whose burned body was found at an asphalt plant. Adam Joseph Longoria was initially charged in Barton County District Court with capital murder, criminal sodomy, vehicle burglary and theft. The charges stem from the August 2010 death of Alicia DeBolt. Prosecutors changed the qualifier justifying the capital murder charge to of attempted. They deleted the criminal sodomy charge and added an indecent solicitation of a child charge. The charges for vehicle burglary and theft are unchanged. In its filing, the state argued the change is one of theory, not facts.


Defense attorneys contend the amended charges sought by the state violate Longoria’s rights because the new information charges him with two different crimes than he is currently facing. In court papers filed Wednesday they are demanding a new preliminary hearing if the judge allows the amendments. That motion and a slew of others are expected to be taken up at a motions hearing Thursday in Barton County. Most of the other filings in the case involve the admissibility of evidence seized that prosecutors want to introduce at his trial. That includes items such as DNA samples and hair taken from the defendant as well as evidence seized from his mail, cellphone and a vehicle.


LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT BIRTHS • A 23-year-old Leavenworth man was involved in a three-car accident on U.S. Highway 24 Saturday afternoon about six miles southwest of Tonganoxie. Kyle Lee Grape was driving westbound on the highway when his vehicle went left of center and struck another car head-on, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. He was injured in the crash, but his injuries were not initially believed to be serious. A 12-year-old boy traveling in Grape’s vehicle wasn’t injured, according to the report. The driver of the second car, Larry L. Lane of Manhattan, was transported to a Kansas Cityarea hospital, but information on his condition wasn’t available Saturday evening. After the initial crash, a pickup truckLAWRENCE struck Grape’s vehicle, but the driver wasn’t injured, according to the highway patrol report. All the victims of the crash were wearing seat belts, according to the report.


Hossein Jooya and Kobra Nasiri, Lawrence, a boy, Saturday. Sierra Dowell and Anthony Wheeler, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday.

CORRECTIONS Because of a production error, an incorrect crossword puzzle was published in Saturday’s edition of the JournalWorld. The correct version appears on page 8C.


The JournalWorld found gas prices as low as $3.59 at several stations. If you find a lower price, call 832-7154.



Are there any city Is there a company in restrictions on putting Lawrence that tests for in driveways or parkradon gas? Have there ing lots, especially in North been any reports of radon in Lawrence? If so, what kind of Lawrence homes? surface should be used? McKinney Home Lawrence City Code Inspections Inc., requires driveways Home Team Inspecand parking lots to tion Services and Clouse meet certain standards. Sur- Inspection Services test for faces used must be consid- radon gas in Lawrence. ered all-weather, such as asphalt or concrete. The Public Works Department can CALL SOUND OFF provide specific information about driveway surfaces; conIf you have a question for tact (785) 832-3123 for more Sound Off, call 832-7297. information.



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Roadwork planned this week Lawrence ● Pavement resurfacing on 31st Street from Louisiana Street to Haskell Avenue. Road will be closed beginning Monday. Completion: Aug. 3. ● Mill and overlay project on Tennessee Street from 10th to 19th streets. Milling will occur Monday, and the overlay will occur Tuesday, weather permitting. During the milling operation, crews will leave one lane of traffic open Monday. On Tuesday, traffic will not be allowed to use Tennessee Street until the roadway is reopened. Crews will open one block at a time as the pavement cools. No parking will be allowed on Tennessee Street during the work. ● Water main rehabilitation on Kentucky, Ninth, 18th, 13th and Tennessee streets. Parking and a travel lane on Kentucky Street will be closed, as will parking and travel lanes on Tennessee Street. Single-lane traffic will still run through the areas. ● Phase one of annual street maintenance project on Sixth Street from Massachusetts Street to Iowa Street. Completion: late July. ● Complete reconstruction of the westbound lanes of Bob Billings Parkway from Kasold to Crestline Drive. Phase two of the project began last week. The center two lanes of the intersection at Crestline Drive and Bob Billings Parkway will be closed. One lane in each direction will be open, and only right-in/right-out turns will be allowed on Crestline. Delays expected. Completion: mid-August. ● Repairs to concrete curbs and street pavement from Sixth to North Park streets and from Vermont to New Hampshire streets. Parking limitations and some single-lane traffic. Completion: mid-August. ● Add a center turn lane on Sixth Street between Folks Road and Monterey Way. Second phase construction will widen Sixth Street on the south side, eastbound lanes. Two lanes of traffic in the westbound lanes and one lane of eastbound traffic will be open. Completion: three to five weeks.

● Single-lane traffic both ways on Kasold Drive between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street for rebuild of road. Access from side streets is right-turn only. Completion: late November. ● Add center turn lane on Kasold Drive from 23rd Street to 31st Street starting Tuesday. Southbound traffic will use the lane already being used, and northbound traffic will switch to new pavement. Completion: late fall. ● Repair/rebuild project on Clinton Parkway at Inverness Drive. The second phase of work will involve moving traffic on Clinton Parkway to the two inside lanes, and southbound traffic on Inverness Drive will not be allowed. Northbound Inverness traffic will be detoured to Crossgate Drive. Completion for phase two: July 22. ● Kansas River levee closed (for construction of Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s new plant) on the north bank, so users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012. ● Second phase of overlay and crack-sealing projects could mean temporary single-lane closures. For a map of the overlay projects go to ks/streetmaintenance and click on “2011 Street Maintenance Plan.” ● Microsurfacing program. To f ind out what streets are being worked on, visit the city’s website, Completion: late July.

Douglas County ● County Road 442 closed for pavement rehabilitation from Lawrence city limits to Wakarusa River Bridge in Eudora. Traff ic will be rerouted to Kansas Highway 10 and North 1500 Road. Completion: end of July. ● North 1000 Road closed between U.S. Highway 59 and East 1200 Road beginning Wednesday as part of reconstruction and widening of North 1000 Road on the west side of a new U.S. 59 interchange. Local access for resi-

dents of area available. No marked detour available for other drivers, who must use alternate routes. Completion: early September. ● East 800 Road closed to through traffic between U.S. Highway 40 and North 1750 Road for drainage replacements beginning Tuesday. No marked detour will be provided. The road will be closed to all traffic at North 1665 Road. No marked detour will be provided. Completion: mid-August.

U.S. Highway 24 ● Intermittent lane closures near U.S. Highway 24 and Airport Road as crews install sanitary sewer collection holding system. Completion: early August. U.S. Highway 59 ● North 200 Road closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012. Interstate 70/Kansas Turnpike ● Reconstruction of three miles just east of Lawrence. One-lane traffic each direction between mile markers 208 and 211. Access to the Lawrence Service Area will remain open. Expect delays during rush hour. Completion: November. ● Replacement of 142nd Street bridge in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. Both lanes of 142nd Street closed between Kansas Avenue and Riverview Avenue. Daily lane closures could occur on I-70 and the right shoulder. Completion: late fall. Interstate 435 ● Bridge painting at Johnson Drive interchange means varying lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday. Ramps will remain open. Completion: mid-July. ● Pavement repair from 87th Street to Midland Drive and on the Holiday Drive interchange ramps in Johnson County. Lane closures from 7 p.m. through noon Monday through Friday and from 7 p.m. until 1 p.m. on the weekend. Completion: late October.

Marijuana dropped off at Goodwill location There was a little extra buzz Saturday morning at the Lawrence Goodwill, 2200 W. 31st St. A store employee found a container with a small amount of marijuana in a donation drop box at the store about 8 a.m. The substance was mixed in with a variety of other donations, said Lawrence Police Sgt. Ted Bordman. Bordman said he thought the marijuana was probably donated by accident. "I don't think they did it on purpose," he said. The marijuana was confiscated by police and will be destroyed, he said. A Goodwill manager declined comment on the incident.

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WASHINGTON — Racing the debt clock, Congress is working on dual tracks while President Barack Obama appeals to the public in hopes of influencing a deal that talks have failed to produce so far. “We have to ask everyone to play their part because we are all part of the same country,” Obama said Saturday, pushing a combination of spending cuts and tax increases that has met stiff resistance from Republicans. “We are all in this together.” In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama said the wealthiest must “pay their fair share.” He invoked budget deals negotiated by GOP President Ronald Reagan and Democratic House Speaker Tip O’Neill — which includ-

ed a payroll tax increase — and Democratic President Bill Clinton and Republican Speaker Newt Gingrich. “You sent us to Washington to do the tough things, the right things,” he said. “Not just for some of us, but for all of us.” As a critical Aug. 2 deadline approached, the chances that Obama would get $4 trillion or even $2 trillion in deficit reduction on terms he preferred were quickly fading as Congress moved to take control of the debate. At a news conference Friday, Obama opened the door to a smaller package of deficit reductions without revenue increases. Obama’s communications director, Dan Pfeiffer, said Saturday the president, Vice President Joe Biden and White House aides were discussing “various options” with congressional leaders

and House and Senate aides from both parties. The White House held out the possibility of arranging a meeting with the leaders today. House Republicans prepared to vote this coming week on allowing an increase in the government’s borrowing limit through 2012 as long as Congress approved a balanced-budget constitutional amendment, which is highly unlikely. In the Senate, the Republican and Democratic leaders worked on a bipartisan plan that would allow Obama to raise the debt limit without a prior vote by lawmakers. The talks focused on how to address long-term deficit reduction in the proposal in hopes of satisfying House Republicans. A weekend deadline that

AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ● The Jayhawk Chapter of SHRM and the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority are sponsoring “Clothes for Work” from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at Barbara Huppe Community Building, 1600 Haskell Ave., Unit 149-150. Item drop-off will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. New or gently used work-related clothes for men or women are needed, including business casual slacks and blouses, khakis, jeans, polo shirts, business blouses, white/light-colored dress shirts, medical scrubs, work shoes, steel-toe work boots, etc. This event is focused on offering members of the community assistance by providing free clothing for interviewing and re-entering the workforce. All remaining items will be donated to the Suitable for Work Closet at Penn House. Items may be dropped off in advance Express Employment Professionals, 1000 Iowa, Attn: Kate Turner, 749-7550. ● Pinnacle Career Institute, Lawrence, was among a group of career colleges deemed to be the best, based on peer evaluation reviews during the last 12 months, by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools as Honor Roll Institutions. Representatives from the 37 institutions received awards June 4 at the 2011 ACICS Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting in Texas. ● Just Food/ECKAN announces Jeremy Farmer is its new executive director. His first day was July 5. Farmer, a Lawrence native, worked for the past two years at the Project Hope Food Bank in Hot Springs, Ark. ● New Junior Achievement officers recently elected for the Lawrence District for 20112012 are: Board chairman: Brad Burnside, Lawrence Market President, US Bank. Treasurer: Michelle Hammann, vice president, Summers Spencer & Company. Vice president program: Roger Scott, Owner, Scott Temperature. Chairman of the 2011 Lawrence Business Hall of Fame is Dale Willey, CEO Dale Willey Automotive; Co-chairwomen of the 2011 Junior Achievement Bowlathon are Hammann and Brenda McFad-

den, president of The McFadden Group. ● Penny Annie’s, which closed its location at 845 Mass. in Lawrence, is heading to downtown Eudora. Monica Bowers-Istas, an owner of the business, said the store hopes to be open by Aug. 1 at 704 Main St. The store still will sell candy, fudge and ice cream, but it doesn’t plan to keep its lunch counter business. The location will feature a new kitchen area where patrons can watch store employees make fudge and flavored popcorn. ● Recovery and Hope Network, Inc. elected two new officers to its board of directors July 7 at the Annual Member’s Meeting. La Tonya Johnson became the new board president, and Lesa Weller was elected to be the secretary/treasurer. Joey Ostrander became the vicepresident after two years as president. ● Douglas County Bank will celebrate the completion of the remodel of the Orchards Branch at 1444 Kasold Drive with an open-house week and a reception. The reception will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 26. The public is invited to attend. The celebration will continue with an open house during regular business hours July 27 through July 29. Refreshments will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to sign up for prizes. ● Rachel Monger, J.D., of Lawrence, has been named the new director of government affairs for the Kansas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, the statewide association representing not-forprofit aging service providers. Monger was previously a partner in Farley and Monger, PA of Lawrence.

the president gave congressional leaders to choose one of three deficit reduction options became a moot point after House and Senate leaders made it clear to the White House on Friday that they were moving ahead with their own plans.


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MORTGAGES The Douglas County register of deeds recorded 78 mortgages in the weekly period ended Thursday. Breakdown by dollar value:

$50,000 and below.....................18 $50,001-$100,000.........................12 $100,001-$150,000 .....................16 $150,001-$200,000 .....................15 $200,001-$300,000........................7 $300,001-$400,000........................4 $400,001-$500,000........................4 More than $500,000 ....................2





*Allen Milton Blair, the son of Mark and Irma, was born 7 months after this proclamation was presented.


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Washington gets a dose of kitchen-table economics By Calvin Woodward and Martin Crutsinger Associated Press Writers

WASHINGTON — The debt crisis has brought the government to the “kitchen table” to do something that hardpressed families do routinely, which is tear their hair out over how to pay the bills. Pawn the family jewelry? Emptying gold reserves at Fort Knox and other repositories could raise a very handy $400 billion. Sell the property that has been in the family for generations? Yosemite National Park would fetch a pretty penny. At least so far, such lastgasp ideas are not in serious play at Washington’s kitchen table. But as the Aug. 2 deadline approaches for raising the country’s borrowing limit, you can bet someone in the government is thinking about them. Economists are. “The consequences of America defaulting on its debt are so unthinkable, catastrophic and costly that we should consider anything,” said Sung Won Sohn, an economist at the Martin Smith College of Business at California State University. “Sell gold, sell oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, do ANYTHING to avoid a default.” In short, the nation is like a

family that’s overextended and close to wits’ end. To carry on without going deeper in debt, this family would have to cut its monthly bills by 70 percent or get a huge pay increase at work, enough to raise their income by nearly two-thirds. Now. Then they could scrape by without borrowing more, at least for a little while. So calculates the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service in describing the only way the government could move ahead without taking on more debt. An end to discretionary spending, a 70 percent cut in mandatory spending or an enormous boost in tax revenue would suffice, but only for this year, it says. Then it gets even worse. Nothing like that will happen. The government is almost certain to raise its debt limit and carry on borrowing something like 40 cents out of every dollar it spends. The question is whether it will do so in time to avoid late interest payments and economic turmoil, and what size spending cuts, tax increases or both will become part of the deal. Nothing is stopping Congress from voting to raise the debt limit today. The holdup is over how to reduce future budget shortfalls, which both

parties say must be done. Republicans want a huge cut in government spending. President Barack Obama wants smaller, but still substantial cuts, plus more money coming in from taxes, which Republicans oppose. To get around this, an idea has picked up steam to let the head of the household increase the debt limit on his own, under certain conditions, and take the heat off the fractious family to agree on all the spending cuts and revenue increases now. The government bought some time in the middle of May, when it stopped making payments to federal employee retirement funds, the equivalent of halting contributions to your 401(k). The government will make up the lost retirement investments later, plus interest, keeping the funds whole. But there are no such bookkeeping maneuvers left, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says, “no way to give Congress more time.” Some big payments are coming due, including $23 billion for Social Security checks on Aug. 2, $87 billion the next day to redeem maturing Treasury securities and more than $30 billion in interest payments on existing Treasury securities on Aug. 15.

COMPREHENSIVE REHABILITATION LOANS FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION The Community Development Division of the Planning and Development Services Department of the City of Lawrence has a limited amount of funds available for its comprehensive housing rehabilitation loan program. These loans may require monthly payments. The loan money may be used for foundation repair, wiring, plumbing, painting, roofing, and minor interior repair. This is not a remodeling program. Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2011 Basic eligibility requirements are that the recipient must be an owner-occupant of the property for a minimum of one year prior to application, the property must contain only one or two dwelling units, and the property must be located within in the city limits of lawrence. Mobile homes are not eligible for this program. Gross family income from all sources cannot exceed the following:

Family Size 1 2 3 4

Gross Annual Family Income $39,550.00 $45,200.00 $50,850.00 $56,500.00

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Gross Annual Family Income $61,050.00 $65,550.00 $70,100.00 $74,600.00

Applications will be evaluated after September 1, 2011 and a list of potential recipients will be established. Applicants will be notified by mail of their application status after all applications have been evaluated. Additional information and application forms may be obtained from the Development Services office, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Level One, Suite 110, by calling (785) 832-3113 or (785) 832-3114, on the web

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tours of the facility, as eager graduates, who received their master’s degrees in May, talked about their work. The turnout was a pleasant surprise for Studio 804 professor Dan Rockhill. “It’s been fantastic,” he said. “We were wondering if we’d have 50 people, and I think we’ve had 500.” Located on KU’s West Campus, the elongated building covered in reclaimed limestone is integrated into the 80-year-old farmhouse and barn that was once part of the Chamney family dairy farm. The KANSAS building also UNIVERSITY has a wind turbine, solar panels, an electric-vehicle charging station and plants on the rooftop to soak up rain and insulate the building. The building is intended to transform the space into a showcase of sustainable design and green technology, and provide a location for meetings, conferences and classes. Students broke ground on the center in February and hustled in 100-degree heat to get it ready for Saturday’s open house. It was all worth it, said graduate Brian Winkeljohn, who was all smiles as he explained the water reclamation system he helped design on the outside of the building. “Many, many hours of sweat,” he said went into the project. But the system, utilizing catch basins and a 1,200 gallon cistern, means the building is self-sustaining in


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CHAMNEY FAMILY MEMBERS, from left, Kate Rockhill, Marilyn Chamney Lee, Patrina Chamney, Li Chen, Clifford Chamney, Janet Wood Wells and Marie Chamney Wood look on during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the KU Center for Design Research. terms of water usage. The goal: No city water needs to be used at the center. Winkeljohn and Brengarth both said it was nice to appreciate their hard work and share with the community. “You really don’t appreci-

ate what you’ve accomplished until you step back,” Brengarth said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. — Reporter Christine Metz contributed to this report.

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Street progress Summer street construction is never fun, but it’s a sign the city is making real progress on some long-overdue projects.


top and go” may be the unofficial slogan of Lawrence this summer. Motorists who drive the city’s streets know what we’re talking about. Road construction is taking place on many of the city’s major streets. Among the locations that have been affected are Kasold Drive between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street, Sixth Street from Massachusetts to Iowa Street, Sixth Street between Folks and Monterey Way, Bob Billings Parkway between Kasold and Crestline, the Clinton Parkway and Inverness Drive intersection, and an everchanging list of downtown locations where crews are repairing crumbling curbs. If you think navigating the city has been challenging this summer though, just wait until next summer. Plans call for rebuilding Iowa Street between Harvard and the Irving Hill overpass, replacing the 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Indian Nations University, repaving Sixth Street west of Iowa and rebuilding Wakarusa Drive near Bob Billings Parkway. That’s right, Sixth Street, Iowa Street and 23rd Street all will have significant projects on them next year, likely all at the same time. For motorists, it is a pain, but it also is a sign of progress. After all, “stop and go” is a far better slogan than “drive and dodge.” That has been the reality for too long in Lawrence. Motorists were constantly dodging potholes and crumbling curbs that not only damage tires but also damage the reputation of our community. In many areas of the city, those issues still exist. In a very real way city residents asked for all this roadwork when they overwhelmingly approved a new sales tax in 2008 to fund additional infrastructure repairs. As economic growth continues to be stagnant, city commissioners will need to resist the temptation to skimp on street maintenance in order to balance budgets. We’ve traveled down that road before, and it is a mighty bumpy one. Thus far, commissioners have done well in keeping the commitment they made to voters who approved the new infrastructure tax. Still, it is unfortunate that so much work needs to be done. A city audit is forthcoming that examines the standards our streets were built to in the past. Too many streets have had to be rebuilt or repaired far to soon after they were built. Hopefully, that audit takes a hard, honest look at the issue and provides us a road map of pitfalls to avoid in the future. We certainly hope that the auditor is able to report that the city is building its streets to significantly higher standards today. Otherwise, this summer of costly construction truly would be unbearable.


Karzai’s brother put focus on Pakistan Ahmed Wali Karzai’s life and death sum up perfectly the Afghan trap in which America is caught. When I interviewed him in his Kandahar home on a May morning, after being ushered in by armed guards, there was already a queue waiting to see him. His cellphone never stopped ringing, nor did his fingers ever stop moving his worry beads, as he sat, legs crossed and feet bare, on one of the plush couches that lined his receiving room. After all, he was the half-brother of President Hamid Karzai and the godfather of southern Afghanistan. He was also a fluent Englishspeaker who had lived for years in Chicago, a corrupt wheelerdealer whom U.S. off icials believed was profiting from the drug trade and hurting our efforts to weaken the Taliban. For a while, U.S. diplomats and military brass tried to devise a way to remove AWK, as he was known; during this past year they gave up trying. In part, this was because of his brother’s unyielding support, but it was also because he could make things happen. He had the power to maneuver Afghan’s opaque tribal politics in a way that the Americans needed and never mastered. (Maybe that’s why the CIA had him on the payroll for years.) His murder by a close associate (perhaps sent by the Taliban) reminds us that security gains in Kandahar haven’t prevented assassinations of top officials. Karzai was the head of the provincial council, but he actually ran Kandahar. The provincial governor and city mayor are expatriate Afghans and Karzai

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It became clear that for “AWK, the only issue that

mattered was Pakistan. If Pakistan didn’t stop providing a safe haven for Taliban, just across the border from Kandahar, then ‘all of the progress of the past 10 years will disappear.’”

family friends; they served at his pleasure and will likely depart soon now that he’s gone. His most likely replacement — who will probably assume the job of governor — is another corrupt warlord. And yet, when I recall our conversation in May — and wonder whether he was shot in the room where we met — I realize he said things that deserve our attention. No doubt he told lies, and he was infuriating in his refusal to take blame for his actions. But AWK knew things that Americans must grasp if we want to leave Afghanistan any better off than before we came. Let me get to the infuriating part first, which was so in-yourface that it was grimly amusing.

Of course, he totally denied any connection with drugs or thievery, either by him or his family. I asked about a notorious Kandahar building project called Ay Nomina, with huge mansions built on government land sold cheaply to his brother Mahmoud and partners. AWK said he was building a house there, and that “Ay Nomina is one of the best projects in Afghanistan. No society in the world is equal. That is why communism failed and why capitalism is going good.” Of course it is also why so many Kandaharis despise the Kabul government headed by his brother. But AWK added, in a relevant aside: “The American presence here has nothing to do with my brother. You didn’t come here to fight a war against corruption, nor will you leave because of corruption. “Corruption happens everywhere. Don’t blame Afghans for small things. We can only fight corruption once we have security.” And then he reached the theme that erased his bored expression and animated his face. “You came to destroy terrorism and now you want to leave,” he spat out. But if America wants to leave, he went on, “you should stop Pakistan. Otherwise when you leave, the Taliban will return.” It became clear that for AWK, the only issue that mattered was Pakistan. If Pakistan didn’t stop providing a safe haven for Taliban, just across the border from Kandahar, then “all of the progress of the past 10 years will disappear. What would you do if Mexico brought enemies to a border town, trained them, and

sent them across? When is Pakistan going to stop?” AWK also poured scorn on the idea of talks with the Taliban, a goal the Obama administration is seeking, and one publicly embraced by President Karzai. “If anyone believes the Taliban is separate from al-Qaida, they are stupid,” he said. He argued such talks can only work from a position of strength, if the United States keeps bases in Afghanistan for some time yet: “If they decide to leave in a rush, Afghanistan will become a battleground,” with India and Russia arming opponents of the Taliban. “Pashtuns don’t want the Taliban,” he insisted, referring to Afghanistan’s largest ethnic group, to which the Taliban belong. “We have our own systems, our own mullahs. The Taliban don’t fit. We’ve never had a Mullah president (such as Taliban leader Mullah Omar) in all our history. “The Taliban are an ISI (Pakistani intelligence) movement,” he railed, used as a proxy in Pakistan’s war against India. “Tell Gen. (David) Petraeus, that clearing Afghanistan (of Taliban) means stopping Pakistan.” However self-serving were AWK’s arguments on corruption, his plea on Pakistan had the ring of truth. But I fear U.S. officials have no better ideas of how to separate Pakistan from its Taliban proxies than they did of how to remove Ahmed Wali Karzai (or how to replace him). The AWK “problem” is now history, but the Pakistan problem lives on. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial-board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Teacher bonus To the editor: The Lawrence school district now has to spend $3 million within the next year. How should the money be spent? The answer is a no-brainer: Divide the money equally and give a monetary boost to all the teachers. It may be only a one-time deal, but can you think of a better way to show respect and appreciation to our devoted, hard-working, and loyal teachers? Lori Wagner, Lawrence



From the Lawrence Daily JournalWorld for July 17, 1911: "As Charles Hughes was riding down Mississippi street last night returning YEARS from the ball game at McCook field, the AGO front wheel of his bicycle gave way and IN 1911 he was thrown to the pavement.... The injury is quite a painful one and will interfere greatly with his ball playing for a while." — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Jobs don’t match workers’ skills By Gene A. Budig and Alan Heaps

It is a time of universal discontent in the United States. Politicians talk a lot but do little of substance, with every move seemingly designed to assure their re-election. They all want to cut, cut, cut spending, but with little agreement on where — while the bloated national debt continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Sadly, relatively few seem focused on jobs, jobs, jobs, or at least with any degree of specificity. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate has passed 9 percent with more than 14 million able-bodied men and women out of work. But stunningly there are nearly three million jobs available today. Impossible? Not when you discover that many jobs are there, but workers with the right skills are not. America has a “skills gap,” as educators have been warning for months, with little recognition from policymakers and pundits. Simple numbers tell the story. The United States will create 47 million job openings from 2008 to 2018. Roughly a third will require a bachelor’s degree or higher. Another third will require an associate’s degree or a post-secondary occupational credit. And another third will require a high school diploma or less.

Here’s the problem: according to the College Board’s most recent college completion study, only about 40 percent of America’s 25 to 64 year olds have an associate degree or higher. And the number of those jobs requiring some form of post-secondary education continues to shift in demonstrable ways. In 1973 there were 25 million jobs available to people with at least some college or better. By 2007 the number had Budig grown to 91 million. The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers more fodder for the importance of college: the unemployment rate for those with less than a high school diploma is 13 percent; for those high school graduates with no college it is 10 percent; for those with some college or an associate degree it is 8 percent; and for those with a bachelor’s degree or higher the unemployment rate is 4 percent. “The dilemma is clear: We have millions of jobs without the people with the right training to fill them,” Gaston Caperton, president of the College Board, said. And it’s not for lack of trying. According to an estimate from the

Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, some $772 billion is spent annually on postsecondary education and training, much of it is outside the formal postsecondary system. About 60 percent of it is spent by employers. The problem is a lack of coordination among those who expend money for education and training. This must be rectified with dispatch and has to include business, government, schools, four-year colleges, universities and the 1,200 community colleges. In this last group, enrollments are up 15 percent in the past two years alone but operational budgets have been reduced. The United States can address the “skills gap” problem with unselfish leadership and reasonable resources, some new and some redirected. The clock is moving ahead and the country requires a direct and coordinated response from those in the public and private sectors, a response offering best thoughts for immediate and sweeping action and a response filled with promise and hope. Clearly, the unemployed deserve no less. — Gene Budig is the former chancellor/president of three major state universities, including Kansas University, and past president of baseball’s American League. Alan Heaps is a vice president at the College Board in New York City.

To the editor: In reference to the SRS closing, I called the governor’s office and talked to an aide. I asked if the reference made about four-lane roads to other offices meant that one lane would be for those in Lawrence to travel by walking, walking with a cane or using a wheelchair — those that don’t have a car and depend on public transportation. The response was that only a minority of SRS recipients don’t have cars! When I asked him if he could back that up with statistics, he told me we had had a productive conversation and that was the end of the call. I think we as Lawrence recipients should help out the governor and new SRS boss by calling in and letting them know how many of us have a car to drive to wherever they send us! The new SRS boss would need to know since I was assured by this aide that he wants to make this better. I’ve learned statistics are what government officials like. Please help our elected officials realize that public assistance does not need to be moved from Lawrence. Debra Shirar, Lawrence

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10A Sunday, July 17, 2011 TODAY







17 TODAY Mostly sunny, hot and humid

Sunny, hot and humid

Mostly sunny, hot and very humid

Mostly sunny, hot and humid

Sunny and very warm

High 101° Low 76° POP: 10%

High 96° Low 75° POP: 10%

High 100° Low 76° POP: 5%

High 100° Low 76° POP: 10%

High 97° Low 74° POP: 15%

Wind S 6-12 mph

Wind SSW 6-12 mph

Wind S 8-16 mph

Wind SSW 12-25 mph

Wind S 10-20 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 107/72

McCook 106/70 Oberlin 105/70 Goodland 106/68

Clarinda 98/74

Lincoln 97/74

Grand Island 103/73

Beatrice 101/75

St. Joseph 96/75

Sabetha 99/74

Concordia 103/74

Manhattan Hays Russell Salina 105/74 105/71 105/74 Topeka 107/74 104/76

Oakley 104/69

Emporia 103/74

Great Bend 103/72 Dodge City 105/72

Garden City 105/70 Liberal 105/72

Chillicothe 98/75 Marshall 98/75

Kansas City 96/77 Lawrence Kansas City 97/76 101/76

Chanute 103/75

Hutchinson 105/74 Wichita Pratt 104/75 104/73

Centerville 95/76

Sedalia 97/75

Nevada 97/73 Springfield 98/74

Coffeyville Joplin 100/76 95/75

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

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

100°/75° 91°/70° 109° in 1934 54° in 2009

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

0.00 2.90 2.26 18.69 21.91

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 98 75 s 96 74 s Independence 100 75 s 99 75 s Belton 96 76 s 93 75 s Fort Riley 105 74 s 99 74 s Burlington 100 74 s 98 74 s Olathe 97 75 s 94 75 s Coffeyville 100 76 pc 98 75 s Osage Beach 96 73 pc 96 72 s Concordia 103 74 s 101 72 s Osage City 103 75 s 96 75 s Dodge City 105 72 s 102 72 s Ottawa 103 75 s 97 75 s Holton 103 76 s 96 76 s Wichita 104 75 s 101 76 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.


SUN & MOON Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset


6:09 a.m. 8:45 p.m. 10:00 p.m. 8:38 a.m.


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Minneapolis 98/78

Billings 97/65

San Francisco 64/55

Denver 96/66

Detroit Chicago92/73 93/77


As of 7 a.m. Saturday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

Level (ft)

875.71 895.71 975.21

Discharge (cfs)

23 25 200


Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Acapulco 88 78 t 88 78 r Amsterdam 66 57 sh 65 56 sh Athens 97 77 s 97 79 s Baghdad 105 77 s 105 79 s Bangkok 91 78 r 90 78 t Beijing 82 72 t 86 73 r Berlin 77 59 c 72 58 sh Brussels 68 52 sh 66 51 sh Buenos Aires 59 45 pc 56 45 pc Cairo 98 75 s 100 76 s Calgary 79 57 s 87 57 pc Dublin 65 53 sh 63 50 r Geneva 63 54 r 66 58 sh Hong Kong 88 81 t 89 80 t Jerusalem 82 62 s 85 63 s Kabul 90 63 sh 91 60 sh London 68 57 sh 66 55 sh Madrid 84 54 sh 84 59 s Mexico City 70 54 t 69 52 t Montreal 90 73 pc 84 57 t Moscow 75 60 t 79 59 pc New Delhi 84 79 t 84 81 t Oslo 70 57 r 63 54 r Paris 72 53 sh 70 56 sh Rio de Janeiro 87 72 pc 83 70 s Rome 81 64 s 79 61 s Seoul 91 78 r 93 78 t Singapore 88 79 t 90 77 t Stockholm 77 67 c 77 57 sh Sydney 63 48 pc 64 45 pc Tokyo 91 79 s 86 75 sh Toronto 92 75 s 87 64 t Vancouver 69 59 pc 72 57 pc Vienna 88 63 s 76 64 t Warsaw 79 57 pc 84 62 pc Winnipeg 90 68 t 92 73 pc

Atlanta 88/71 El Paso 95/77

Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.

Houston 95/76

Fronts Cold

Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2011

Washington 90/72

Kansas City 97/76

Los Angeles 76/65

New York 90/72

Warm Stationary

Miami 91/79

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: The heat wave centered across the Plains will expand its grip over more of the Rockies and Midwest today. The heat and high humidity will fuel severe weather across the Upper Midwest. A warm and dry day is in store for the Northeast as thunderstorms continue in the Deep South. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 93 70 t 92 72 s Memphis 95 73 t 96 78 s Anchorage 63 57 sh 67 55 sh Miami 91 79 t 91 79 t Atlanta 88 71 t 91 74 pc Milwaukee 90 74 s 86 74 t Austin 98 73 pc 103 74 t Minneapolis 98 78 pc 98 78 pc Baltimore 90 67 s 92 72 t Nashville 93 73 t 96 74 pc Birmingham 89 70 t 93 72 t New Orleans 88 76 t 90 76 t Boise 93 64 s 94 63 s New York 90 72 s 91 73 t Boston 90 71 s 88 69 t Omaha 99 76 s 99 76 s Buffalo 87 71 s 86 67 t Orlando 90 73 t 91 75 t Cheyenne 93 64 s 93 66 t Philadelphia 90 72 s 93 74 t Chicago 93 77 s 91 78 t Phoenix 110 90 s 109 90 s Cincinnati 94 70 pc 96 74 c Pittsburgh 89 68 pc 90 70 t Cleveland 91 72 pc 94 69 t Portland, ME 87 64 s 84 63 t Dallas 102 80 pc 102 78 s Portland, OR 74 60 pc 78 60 pc Denver 96 66 t 97 66 t Reno 87 59 s 88 58 s Des Moines 98 76 s 97 76 s Richmond 90 68 s 94 72 s Detroit 92 73 pc 89 73 t Sacramento 83 54 s 83 56 s El Paso 95 77 s 96 78 s St. Louis 96 77 pc 99 79 s Fairbanks 69 51 pc 61 48 c Salt Lake City 96 75 s 98 74 s Honolulu 88 75 s 88 76 pc San Diego 73 68 pc 73 69 pc Houston 95 76 t 95 76 t San Francisco 64 55 sh 68 57 pc Indianapolis 95 74 pc 95 77 c Seattle 71 57 pc 76 56 pc Kansas City 97 76 s 97 76 s Spokane 86 61 s 86 58 pc Las Vegas 101 88 s 104 88 s Tucson 105 80 t 102 81 t Little Rock 96 73 pc 96 73 s Tulsa 103 75 pc 100 76 s Los Angeles 76 65 pc 78 66 pc Wash., DC 90 72 s 93 76 t National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Maricopa, AZ 109° Low: Bodie State Park, CA 26°

WEATHER HISTORY Excessive rain hit north-central Pennsylvania in the early morning hours of July 17, 1942. Smethport received 30.8 inches in 4.5 hours, a state record.


WEATHER TRIVIA™ What is usually lowest at sunrise and highest in the afternoon? The air temperature.

Through 7 p.m. Saturday.




Soaring temps lead to water restrictions AUGUSTA — Triple-digit temperatures have led some Kansas communities to start restricting water usage and have left many farmers unable to pump enough from wells to satisfy thirsty crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture earlier this month issued a drought disaster declaration for 49 Kansas counties. Some parts of the states have received less than half of their typical rainfall. The Wichita Eagle reported that the Augusta City Lake, which is surrounded by acres of dried out mud, could be tapped out as a water source by mid-August unless heavy rains or water conservation extends its life. Violations of outdoor water usage restrictions announced this past week can draw fines of $50 to $300 — and result in loss of service. If the drought continues, the city may consider closing pools and coin-operated car washes. Linda Williams, who has lived in a home near the edge of Augusta City Lake for 25 years, doesn’t like to watch her normally green front yard turn brown. “But we don’t have a choice. We’re all in the same boat so we may as well work together,” she said.

Kaw Valley Shape Note Singing Association shape note sing, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive. “Anything Goes,” a production of Baker University and Music Theatre for Young People, 2:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium at Baker. “How I Became a Pirate,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. 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 variety show and jam session hosted by Funk Tank, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

18 MONDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Kidsapalooza! for children ages 5-6, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. West Coast Swing dance party, 7-9:30 p.m., iBar, 945 Mass. Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St. Baldwin City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 803 S. Eighth St. International Institute of Young Musicians Student Recital, Baustian Theater, 7:309 p.m., 102 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Fordists, The Rackatees, Baby Boomers, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Mudstomp Monday, 9 p.m., The Granada, ,1020 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Karaoke Idol!, with “Famous Duos” theme, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

19 TUESDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. International Institute of Young Musicians live broadcast on KANU, 91.5 FM, 11 a.m.-noon. Teen Craft-a-Palooza, for grades 7-12, 2-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Sesquicentennial Speaker Series, with Bruce MacTavish on “Jayhawkers in the Deep South: Kansans and the War on Slavery in Mississippi,” 6:30

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Matinee show at the Replay Today's matinee show at the Replay, 946 Mass., might be worth the heat. Kansas City's Hidden Pictures and Howard Iceberg and The Titanics get things started early with a 6 p.m. show that'll take you up to 9 p.m. After an hour's wait, The Replay's second round of performers take the stage, starting with Living Ghost at 10 p.m. and following with Animal Lover and JabberJosh. Top that with Kaw Valley Kickball DJs on the patio, and you've got show with a little something for everybody. Tickets are $3 for the 21-and-over shows.

p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. 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. International Institute of Young Musicians Student Recital, 7:30-9 p.m., Baustian Theater, 102 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. 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. CVLTS, Radio People, Palmetto Moon Electronic Group, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

20 WEDNESDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days summer workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. International Institute of Young Musicians Honors Recital, 7:30-9 p.m., Spooner

Hall, The Commons, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Funk Trek, Jahration, Meatpop, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Summer salsa, 9:30 p.m., Esquina, 801 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Harvey Milk, Mansion, This Is My Condition, Ponyboy, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.


Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: Tanya Hartman — Rhyming Lines, and Ceramics Artist in Residence Akiko Jackson, through Aug. 13, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 940 N.H. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: “My Living Room Art (your art doesn’t have to match the couch!),” an eclectic group of paintings, sculptures and other arts and crafts on loan from Baldwin City-area residents, through Aug. 13, 1-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, 718 High St., Baldwin City. KU Natural History Museum exhibits: Bug Town, third floor; Explore Evolution, fifth floor; Mosasaur Munchies, self-guided tour; Darwin’s Journey, sixth floor. Museum open until 5 p.m. daily, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Roots and Journeys, through summer 2011; Nature/Natural, through summer 2011; 50 x 50: A Reception for the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, through July 24; Glorious to View: The KU Campus Heritage Project, through Sept. 11. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss. Lawrence Public Library storytimes: Toddler storytime, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Library storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; Storytime in Spanish, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays; Books & Babies, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Wednesdays, 707 Vt. Library Kids Clubs: Bookworms Unite! for ages 8-12, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, 707 Vt. Lawrence Public Library bookmobile schedule (open to the public): 9-10 a.m. Monday, Prairie Commons, 5121 Congressional Circle; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.; 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Brandon Woods, 1501 Inverness Drive; 10:3011:30 a.m. Wednesday, Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive; 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Drury Place, 1510 Andrews Drive; 11:15-noon Friday, Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.; 1:302:30 p.m. Friday, Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Road.

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Seven Lawrence High School students participated in the National History Day competition from June 12 to 16 at the University of Maryland — College Park. The students also visited museums and sites in Washington, D.C. Back row, from left, are Nick Cohen, Alyssa Crider, Jim Kittel and Maria Watson; front row, Kelly Song, YuKyung Lee and Lauren Fleming. Valerie Schrag submitted the photo.

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LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD ● ● Sunday, July 17, 2011

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By Gary Bedore

LEAVENWORTH — Kansas University basketball players and coaches past and present were among the hundreds who packed Sacred Heart Church on Saturday morning for the funeral Mass of former Jayhawk assistant Neil Dougherty. Coaches and players from Texas Christian University — where Dougherty served as head coach from 2002-08 following a seven-year stint at KU — were also there to honor the man former KU coach Roy Williams called “a great person, a great coach, a Dougherty great family man, great father, great husband, a true gentleman who loved basketball and working with kids.” Williams, currently the head coach at North Carolina, flew in early Saturday with current UNC/former KU assistants Joe Holladay and Steve Robinson as well as former KU guard C.B. McGrath, also a member of Williams’ UNC staff. Former KU assistants Matt Doherty, head coach at SMU, and Ben Miller, head coach at UNC Pembroke, also attended. Former KU players in attendance included Brett Ballard, Jeff Boschee, Nick Bradford, Nick Collison, Drew Gooden, Kenny Gregory, Greg Gurley, Kirk Hinrich, Keith Langford, Scot Pollard, Wayne Simien, Bud Stallworth, Billy Thomas and Jacque Vaughn. Current KU assistant coaches Kurtis Townsend and Danny Manning attended, as did Barry Hinson, Jayhawk director of basketball operations; Scott Ward, KU associate AD/academic and career counseling; Wayne Walden, former KU academic adviser now at North Carolina; Richard Konzem, former KU associate athletic director, now AD at Rockhurst University; longtime KU broadcaster Max Falkenstien; as well as several former KU hoops managers and current staff members. Larry Hogan, who coached former Pioneer standout Dougherty at Leavenworth High, led a contingent of other former Pioneer coaches and staff members. Former NBA player/broadcaster Len Elmore, the CEO of iHoops, a company that employed Dougherty the past couple years, attended, as did other individuals from the Indianapolis-based company that teams with the NCAA to improve the quality of youth basketball in the U.S. Members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches also were in the church. Dougherty’s son, Neil Patrick, spoke at the end of the Mass.

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DARREN CLARKE OF NORTHERN IRELAND HITS A SHOT off the 18th tee during the third day of the British Open at Royal St. George’s in Sandwich, England.


Clarke avoids weather, in lead

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KANSAS TIGHT END TIM BIERE CATCHES THE BALL during practice April 25 at KU’s practice field. Biere was KU’s top tight end last season.

Mundine will add excitement to Biere’s consistency By Matt Tait

For two straight springs, there has been one guy on the Kansas University football team whose name would pop up just about every time KU coach Turner Gill was asked by the media which players stood out to him the most. That player is senior tight end Tim Biere. Athletic, experienced, intelligent and talented, Biere has been a solid contributor for the Jayhawks in the passing game during the past couple of seasons. Last year, he led KU in touchdown receptions, with four, and also was fourth on the team with 228 yards and tied for third with 19 catches. It wasn’t necessarily his production that made Biere’s name pop to the top of Gill’s list. It was more because of his all-around effort

and the way he went about his business. “Tim Biere has stood out from a consistency standpoint,” Gill said after one spring practice. “He has a good time blocking and catching the football. He is playing with a passion, and that is really what I like to see.” That should not come as much of a surprise since that’s exactly what Biere is looking to contribute during his final season with the team. “I just hope to provide some leadership and have a strong year,” he said. “I’ve been here for a while, so, going into my last season, I should know what’s going to go on out there and be really comfortable. I want to have a strong senior season.” One thing that could make that a likely scenario is the presence of red-shirt freshman Jimmay Mundine, a player who stood out last

season on the scout team and has coaches buzzing about his impact this fall. Mundine’s potential to make big plays should allow Biere to concentrate more on moving the chains and blocking, and, together, the two should provide KU with a nice combination at one of football’s most overlooked positions. “Jimmay brings some athleticism and a little bit of excitement to the position,” Biere said. “He’ll catch the ball, and you’ll wonder what he’s doing out there, and then he’ll make great plays and shake everyone and score touchdowns.” It’s that kind of potential that led to Mundine landing at the top of the Journal-World and’s rankings of the team’s tight ends, the fifth in a summer position series that examines each group. Please see TIGHT ENDS, page 4B

Please see DOUGHERTY, page 4B


Bumpy road looking pretty good now for U.S. FRANKFURT, GERMANY (AP) — The bumpy, windy road got the Americans right where they wanted to go all along. Eight months after having to win a playoff just to get to Germany, the Americans face Japan in the Women’s World Cup final today. A win would be the ultimate finish to their improbable journey, making the United States the first three-time champion and delighting a country of newfound fans. “I believe all the way we’ll find a way,” Carli Lloyd said Saturday after the team’s last training session. “It’s going to be a tough match like every other match has been, but I believe that we will find a way, and it’s our destiny to get it done.”

For a long time, the Americans were about the only ones who believed that. The U.S. is the No. 1-ranked team in the WORLD CUP world and defending FINAL Olympic When: 1 p.m. today champion, and the Americans Where: Frankfurt, have dominatGermany ed the TV: ESPN (cable women’s game channels 33, 233) for the better part of two decades now. But they arrived at the World Cup looking, well, kind of average. They were stunned in regional qualifying in November in Mexico, a team that hadn’t managed a win in its first 25 tries against its neighbor

to the north, and had to beat Italy in a two-game playoff for the very last spot in the World Cup. They opened the year with a loss to Sweden, then fell to England for the first time in 22 years — so long ago Alex Morgan hadn’t even been born yet. Then, after easy wins in their first two games in Germany, the Americans lost to Sweden again, their first loss ever in World Cup group play. “In the past, we’d always won everything,” captain Christie Rampone said. “Those losses made our team what it is today. We need each other and you feel that, from the locker room to the time we step on the field.”

SANDWICH, ENGLAND (AP) — Darren Clarke escaped the worst of the raging weather Saturday in the British Open, leaving him far less traffic on his unlikely road to a claret jug. Clarke was dressed in full rain gear when he walked to the first tee for a third round that had been crowded with contenders. When he walked off the 18th green in short sleeves, he was blinking in the bright sunshine over Royal St. George’s after a 1under 69 gave him a one-shot lead over Dustin Johnson. The majority of the field was still drying out from the brunt of such harsh conditions. There were 44 players within five shots of the lead going into the third round. Now there are 12. “If somebody had given me 69 before I was going out to play, I would have bitten their hand off for it,” Clarke said. “Saying that, we did get very fortunate with the draw. Sometimes to win any tournament, the draw can make a big difference. But in The Open Championship, it makes a huge difference. We got very lucky.” He also was very good. Clarke missed only two greens in regulation and was one of only three players who managed to break par. It was his third round in the 60s, and it put him at 5under 205 and into the final group of the British Open for the first time since 1997 at Royal Troon. That there are fewer contenders doesn’t make it any easier. Johnson, the powerful 27-yearold American, managed to make six birdies on his way to a 68 that puts him in the final group for the third time in the last six majors. The other two aren’t exactly glorious memories — an 82 to lose a three-shot lead at the U.S. Open last year, a two-shot penalty on the last hole of the PGA Championship when he didn’t realize he was in a bunker. “I’m going to be pretty comfortable out there tomorrow because I know what to expect, I know how to approach it, and I know what I do in those situations,” Johnson said. “So hopefully, I can go out tomorrow and play some solid golf like I’ve been doing the last few days.” Only four other players were under par, and while U.S. Open Please see OPEN, page 4B


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UNITED STATES PLAYERS WARM UP during a practice Saturday in Frankfurt, Germany. The U.S. will face Japan in the Women’s World Cup final today.

Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland shot a 4over-par 74 in the British Open on Saturday. He sat at 217 (7-over) after the third round, 12 strokes behind Woodland leader Darren Clarke. Woodland was to tee off at 4:40 a.m. today with Peter Uihlein.

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• A British Open champion is crowned • Japan takes on the U.S. for the Women’s World Cup


Sporting K.C. plays Dynamo to draw HOUSTON (AP) — Aurelien Collin scored late in the second half, and Sporting Kansas City extended its unbeaten streak to 11 games with a 1-1 draw against the undermanned Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Houston (5-6-9) played the final 21 minutes down two men, but stretched its unbeaten streak to four games and kept a one-point lead over Kansas City (5-6-8) for

fourth place in the Eastern Conference. Brad Davis gave Houston a 1-0 lead in the eighth minute on an unassisted direct kick from about 25 yards out to the right that found the net inside the far post. Collin tied the score in the 90th minute, hitting a low drive from 25 yards out in the middle that deflected off of Houston’s Kofi Sarkodie and into the middle of the net.

Houston thought it had taken a 2-0 lead in the 27th minute off Davis’ corner kick that was headed in by Brian Ching, but Houston’s Colin Clark was called offsides to negate the goal. Houston goalkeeper Tally Hall finished with eight saves. In a scary moment, Houston’s Jermaine Taylor and Kansas City’s Chance Myers were down on the field for several minutes after

Myers appeared to give Taylor a forearm to the head off a corner kick in the 30th minute. Myers reentered the game five minutes later, while Taylor re-entered in the 36th minute before being replaced by Bobby Boswell at the half. Houston played the game a man down for the final 39 minutes after Clark was given a straight red card in the 51st minute for a hard tackle on Collin.



U.S. women interesting to men, too


TODAY • Twins, 1:10 p.m. in Minneapolis, Mn. MONDAY • White Sox, 7:10 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo.

SPORTS ON TV TODAY Golf British Open Chiquita Classic Century Championship Viking Classic

Time 5 a.m. 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m.

Net ESPN Golf NBC Golf

Cable 33, 233 156, 289 8, 14, 208 156, 289

Women’s World Cup Japan v. U.S.

Time 1 p.m.


Cable 33, 233

MLB Chc. W. Sox v. Detroit Philly v. N.Y. Mets K.C. v. Minnesota Boston v. Tampa Bay

Time Noon Noon 1 p.m. 7 p.m.


Cable 16 51, 251 36, 236 33, 233

Cycling Time Tour de France stage 15 7 a.m.

Net VS.

Cable 38, 238

Auto Racing Time MotoGP World Champ. 7 a.m. Sprint Cup Noon

Net Speed TNT

Cable 150, 227 45, 245

WPS Soccer Sky Blue v. W. N.Y.


Time 5 p.m.

Cable 149


By Mitch Albom Detroit Free Press

They got me. One afternoon, on a sunny Sunday when a trip to the ballpark would be more routine, I will actually flip on the TV and watch, live from Germany ... women’s soccer. Women’s soccer. This, a shrink might say, is a “breakthrough” moment. Or, as Abby Wambach might put it, “You’re finally using your head.” Wambach, the Derek Jeter of big moments in this year’s World Cup, is one irresistible element of a U.S. team that has erased the lazy mantra many (including myself) have relied upon through the years, namely, “Yeah, but it’s just women’s sports.” No disrespect to women’s sports. But a male fan has to come up for air now and then. With the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL so ridiculously time-consuming, what man could contemplate adding the WNBA, U.S. softball team, or women’s soccer? When do you bathe? Or eat something that doesn’t come in a bag? You can’t just live on the couch, right? Well, come this afternoon, the couch will once again host my rear end. I am hooked by this plucky American squad. I like the way Wambach gives you a star to look for. I like watching goalie Hope Solo barely move on two penalty kicks, then guess right and make an amazing save on the next. I like when Megan Rapinoe tells the media of this sudden attention, “We don’t get it that much, so we’re living it up.” I want them to win. And I don’t think I’m alone. Granted, it happened fast. This wasn’t some Dream Team lock to win the tournament. These women hardly got coverage in the early rounds. (Their media contingent could apparently fit around a table.) But all it takes in American sports is one unforgettable highlight, and Wambach provided that against Brazil a week ago. The media horde now requires a corral. The TV highlights dominate. Hey, the women even won an ESPY this week — for a play that was only days old! And here I am, following the crowd. I admit, I’m a dinosaur on this. I wasn’t wrapped up in the 1999 women’s team celebration. During recent Olympic games — where our women soccer players have excelled — there was always some Michael Phelps or Kobe Bryant to steal my attention. And then, as I admit, I’ve put most of my eggs in the male sports basket. But one reason I’m watching this afternoon — and others are, too — is that here, in the midst of a football labor stoppage and a basketball labor stoppage and a Roger Clemens mistrial and a Pac Man Jones arrest, here comes a group of women who behave as if nothing could be better than the moment they are living. And today, if they pull off this inspired late surge, they will be hoisted on national shoulders. You know why? Because they play with joy. They celebrate with passion. They do interviews as if they’re thrilled to be asked a question. And I think sports has reached a saturation point: the simpler the better now. The newer, the more magical. The less moneyed, the more I’m interested. So it’s not a Super Bowl. So the skill level isn’t as fast as the men. I’m watching. Beginning to end. The essence of any sports story is still the story — not the gender — and this is a terrific story.


Martin Meissner/AP Photo

NORTH KOREA'S PLAYERS LEAVE THE PITCH FOR A DOPING TEST after the group C match against Colombia on July 6 at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Bochum, Germany. A FIFA source said Saturday that five North Korean players have tested positive for steroids

Five North Koreans fail steroids tests at WWC FRANKFURT, GERMANY — North Korea officials blamed traditional musk deer gland medicine used after a lightning strike for five positive tests for steroids at the Women’s World Cup, the biggest soccer doping scandal at a major tournament in 17 years. FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Saturday after two players were caught during the tournament this month, the world soccer governing body took the unprecedented step of testing the rest of the North Korean squad and found three more positive results. “This is a shock,” Blatter said at a news conference. “We are confronted with a very, very bad case of doping and it hurts.” A North Korean delegation told Blatter and the head of FIFA’s medical committee on Saturday that the steroids were accidentally taken with traditional Chinese medicines based on the deer glands. “The North Korean officials said they didn’t use it to improve performance. They said they had a serious lightning accident with several players injured and they gave it as therapy,” said Michel D’Hooghe, chief of FIFA’s medical committee.

TOUR DE FRANCE Vanedert wins; Contador still lurks

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP Sweden tops France for third

SOUTH BEND, IND. — Desmond Howard shook his head and smiled. It has been 20 years since he won the Heisman Trophy at Michigan as an electrifying pass catcher and kick returner. To him it just doesn’t seem possible it happened so long ago. “Time just flies doesn’t it? Twenty years is unbelievable. That’s one of those things when somebody says it you kind of got to do the math in your head, like ‘Yeah I guess he’s right,”’ Howard said Saturday night when he was enshrined with 15 other players and four coaches into the College Football Hall of Fame.

SINSHEIM, GERMANY — Marie Hammarstrom scored in the 82nd minute Saturday, giving short-handed Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the third-place game at the Women’s World Cup. Down a player for almost 15 minutes after Josefine Oqvist was sent off for kicking Sonia Bompastor in the chest, Sweden won a corner kick that the French managed to clear at the near post. But the ball popped out to Hammarstrom, who faked out a defender with a small side-volley, touched the ball a second time and then let fly with a thunderous leftfooted strike from the edge of the box.

PLATEAU DE BEILLE, FRANCE — Alberto Contador is clinging to his Tour de France title hopes. Despite the defending champion’s lessthan-dominating form, none of his rivals was able to knock him out of contention while he rode with a sore knee during three grueling stages in the Pyrenees. Although Andy Schleck padded his advantage over Contador by two seconds during Saturday’s 14th stage up to Plateau de Beille, his brother Frank and Australia’s Cadel Evans did not — finishing in the same time as the Spaniard behind stage winner Jelle Vanendert of Belgium. Thomas Voeckler retained the overall lead. Seventh overall, Contador trails secondplaced Andy Schleck by 1:45, Evans by 1:54 and Frank Schleck by 2:11.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Howard inducted into Hall of Fame

MLB Time N.Y. Yanks v. Tampa Bay 6 p.m. Chc. White Sox v. K.C. 7 p.m.


Cable 33, 233 36, 236

Soccer Time Vancouver v. Man. City 9 p.m.


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Tale of the Tait

MLB Girardi: Jays ‘could be’ stealing

TORONTO — The great sign-stealing debate between the Yankees and Blue Jays continued Saturday when Joe Girardi intimated his opponent could be stealing signs from somewhere LOUDON, N.H. — Of course Kyle Busch’s 100th other than the playing field. NASCAR victory came with plenty of drama. Asked if he thought the Blue Jays could be He held off Kevin Harvick in a two-lap overstealing signs from off the field, the former time to win Saturday’s New England 200 at catcher said: “Could be.” New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The win is the 49th in the Nationwide series for Busch, who tied Mark Martin for the most in series Orioles, Hardy agree to 3-year deal history. BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles and The victory also was the 100th for Busch in shortstop J.J. Hardy agreed to a three-year NASCAR’s three national series — Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Trucks. Busch, the third driver in contract Saturday, a deal that almost certainly assures he won’t be going anywhere before NASCAR history to reach the 100-win plateau, has 22 wins in 240 career Cup starts; 49 for 217 the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. “That’s a big part of the whole contract, in Nationwide; and 29 for 93 in Trucks. “It’s a great opportunity to be able to come that I know I’m going to be here for three years,” Hardy said before the Orioles faced out here and be able to race in NASCAR and for myself to win as many as we’ve won,” said Cleveland on Saturday night. The deal cannot be finalized until Hardy Busch, who was joined in Victory Lane by passes a physical. Martin.

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THE QUOTE “The Marlins closed off the upper deck for all remaining 2011 home games. Fans who sat up there were disappointed. Both of them.” —Greg Cote, The Miami Herald


1941 — Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak of 56 games is stopped by Al Smith and Jim Bagby of the Cleveland Indians. 1966 — Jim Ryun becomes the first American to hold the record in the mile since 1937. With a time of 3:51.3 at Berkeley, Calif., Ryun shatters Michel Jazy’s mark of 3:53.6 by 2.3 seconds. 1990 — Minnesota becomes the first team in major-league history to pull off two triple plays in one game, but it isn’t enough to overcome Boston as the Red Sox beat the Twins 1-0.




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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Nathan gets save; Twins top K.C. M I N N E A P O L I S ( A P ) — Joe Nathan entered in a save situation Saturday night and received a rousing ovation from the hometown crowd. Quite a departure from a day ago, when Matt Capps was booed off the Target Field mound after another blown save. Nathan couldn’t contain a smile after returning to the role he wanted. The Minnesota fans certainly embraced the Twins’ new, old closer as he preserved a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals. “Especially running in, it got a little louder than normal,” Nathan said of moving into the closer’s spot after pitching in a setup role recently. “Usually it’s like advertisements going on in the eighth inning. So, yeah, you’ve got to calm down a little bit more.” Michael Cuddyer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning before Nathan did his job as the closer. Cuddyer, Minnesota’s lone All-Star representative, singled off Aaron Crow to drive in Alexi Casilla. Nathan f inished for his fourth save in seven chances. Earlier in the day, the Twins put the former All-Star back into his familiar role, replacing the struggling Capps. Nathan earned his first save since the Twins’ home opener. “For me, I try to treat it all the same,” Nathan said. “Obviously the stuff going on outside the field is the stuff that’s different, with the music playing, the crowd gets a little louder in the ninth, everything seems a little bigger in that inning. For myself and my own mental preparation, everything is the same.” Drew Butera added a solo home run for Minnesota. Glen Perkins (1-1) pitched a perfect eighth for the victory. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire left the stadium during the game due to an illness — he’s been dealing with a viral infection. Bench coach Scott Ullger f inished the game as the acting manager. Jeff Francis (3-11) lost his fifth straight decision, giving up four runs on seven hits and a walk.

BOX SCORE Kansas City

Minnesota ab r h bi Revere cf 4 1 1 0 ACasill 2b 3 1 1 0 Mauer dh 4 0 1 1 Cuddyr 1b 3 1 2 1 DYong lf 4 0 1 1 Valenci 3b 4 0 0 0 Plouffe rf 3 0 1 0 Repko rf 0 0 0 0 Butera c 3 1 1 1 Nishiok ss 3 0 0 0 33 3 7 3 Totals 31 4 8 4 Totals Kansas City 021 000 000 — 3 Minnesota 100 200 01x — 4 E—A.Escobar (9). DP—Minnesota 1. LOB— Kansas City 4, Minnesota 5. 2B—Francoeur (20), D.Young (12). HR—A.Escobar (2), Butera (2). SB—Me.Cabrera (14), Hosmer (3), Revere (13). CS—Plouffe (1). S—A.Casilla. IP H R ER BB SO Kansas City Francis L,3-11 7 1-3 7 4 4 1 2 Crow 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Minnesota Pavano 7 6 3 3 1 3 Perkins W,1-1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Nathan S,4-7 1 1 0 0 0 0 Balk—Pavano. Umpires—Home, Angel Campos; First, John Tumpane; Second, Joe West; Third, Sam Holbrook. T—2:14. A—41,295 (39,500). Getz 2b MeCarr cf AGordn lf Butler dh Hosmer 1b Francr rf Mostks 3b B.Pena c AEscor ss

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Sabathia first in majors to 14 wins The Associated Press

American League Yankees 4, Blue Jays 1 T O R O N T O — CC Sabathia won his seventh straight start to become the first 14-game winner in the majors, Brett Gardner had three hits, and New York beat Toronto on Saturday, ending the Blue Jays’ f ive-game winning streak. Derek Jeter got two hits and matched Al Kaline for 26th place on baseball’s career list. Jeter singled in the ninth for hit No. 3,007. New York Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Jeter ss 5 0 2 1 RDavis cf 3 1 0 0 Grndrs dh 4 1 1 0 EThms rf 4 0 0 0 Teixeir 1b 5 0 1 0 YEscor ss 3 0 1 1 Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 Lind 1b 4 0 2 0 Swisher rf 4 1 1 0 Encrnc dh 4 0 1 0 AnJons lf 4 1 1 1 CPttrsn pr 0 0 0 0 Golson lf 0 0 0 0 A.Hill 2b 3 0 0 0 Gardnr cf 4 1 3 0 Snider lf 4 0 0 0 ENunez 3b 3 0 0 1 Arencii c 3 0 0 0 Cervelli c 3 0 0 0 JMcDnl 3b 3 0 1 0 Totals 36 4 10 3 Totals 31 1 5 1 New York 100 000 — 4 021 Toronto 100 000 000 — 1 E—E.Nunez (12), A.Hill (5), Y.Escobar (9). DP—New York 2. LOB—New York 9, Toronto 6. 2B—Swisher (18), Gardner 2 (15), Jo.McDonald (5). SB—Gardner (24), Cervelli (4), R.Davis (25). S—E.Nunez. IP H R ER BB SO New York Sabathia W,14-4 8 3 1 1 3 8 Ma.Rivera S,23-27 1 2 0 0 0 2 Toronto R.Romero L,7-9 5 6 4 3 3 7 Camp 1 1 0 0 0 0 L.Perez 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 F.Francisco 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Rauch 1 2 0 0 0 1 WP—R.Romero. T—2:56. A—45,606 (49,260).

Angels 4-3, Athletics 2-4 O A K L A N D , C A L I F . — Scott Sizemore singled with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Athletics to a split of the first scheduled doubleheader in the major leagues in eight years. Jered Weaver won his sixth straight decision in the opener. First Game

Los Angeles ab Aybar ss 5 TrHntr rf 4 Abreu dh 5 V.Wells lf 3 Callasp 3b 2 HKndrc 2b 3 Trumo 1b 4 Mathis c 3 Trout cf 4

Oakland ab r h bi JWeeks 2b 4 0 3 1 Crisp cf 5 0 0 0 Wlngh dh 3 0 0 0 Matsui lf 4 0 1 0 Sweeny pr-lf0 0 0 0 SSizmr 3b 4 0 0 0 DeJess rf 3 1 2 0 CJcksn 1b 4 1 1 0 KSuzuk c 3 0 1 1 Pnngtn ss 4 0 1 0 Totals 33 4 6 4 Totals 34 2 9 2 Los Angeles 001 101 — 4 100 000 Oakland 000 200 — 2 E—Pennington (12). LOB—Los Angeles 10, Oakland 9. 2B—Callaspo (13), Matsui (14), DeJesus (11), K.Suzuki (13). HR—Aybar (7). SB— V.Wells (3), Callaspo (4), J.Weeks (9). CS—Abreu (4). SF—K.Suzuki. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Weaver W,12-4 6 2-3 7 2 2 2 3 S.Downs H,15 1 1-3 1 0 0 1 0 Walden S,21-27 1 1 0 0 0 0 Oakland Cahill L,8-8 7 5 3 3 5 8 Fuentes 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Wuertz 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 De Los Santos 1 1 1 0 2 0 WP—Weaver, S.Downs. T—3:12. A—0 (35,067). r 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

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Second Game

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White Sox 5, Tigers 0 DETROIT — Edwin Jackson pitched his first complete game since his no-hitter last year, and Juan Pierre added four hits to lead Chicago.

STANDINGS American League East Division

Boston New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore Central Division Cleveland Detroit Chicago Minnesota Kansas City West Division

National League W 56 54 50 47 37

L 36 37 42 48 54

Pct .609 .593 .543 .495 .407

GB — 11⁄2 6 101⁄2 1 18 ⁄2

W 49 49 46 43 38

L 43 45 48 49 56

Pct .533 .521 .489 .467 .404

GB — 1 4 6 12

W L Pct GB Texas 54 41 .568 — 51 44 .537 3 Los Angeles Seattle 43 51 .457 101⁄2 13 Oakland 41 54 .432 Today’s Games Chicago White Sox (Humber 8-5) at Detroit (Penny 6-6), 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 0-2) at Toronto (C.Villanueva 5-1), 12:07 p.m. Cleveland (J.Gomez 0-1) at Baltimore (Atkins 0-0), 12:35 p.m. Kansas City (F.Paulino 1-2) at Minnesota (Duensing 6-7), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Pineiro 5-3) at Oakland (G.Gonzalez 8-6), 3:05 p.m. Texas (M.Harrison 7-7) at Seattle (Beavan 1-0), 3:10 p.m. Boston (Beckett 8-3) at Tampa Bay (Niemann 4-4), 7:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Cleveland at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m., 1st game Boston at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m., 2nd game

Chicago Detroit ab r h bi ab r h bi Pierre lf 5 1 4 1 Dirks cf 4 0 1 0 AlRmrz ss 3 0 0 0 Boesch lf 4 0 0 0 Konerk 1b 5 0 1 1 Ordonz rf 4 0 1 0 A.Dunn dh 4 0 0 0 MiCarr 1b 3 0 1 0 Quentin rf 4 1 3 1 VMrtnz dh 3 0 0 0 Lillirdg pr-rf 0 1 0 0 JhPerlt ss 4 0 2 0 Rios cf 4 0 0 0 Guillen 2b 4 0 1 0 Przyns c 3 1 0 0 Avila c 4 0 2 0 Bckhm 2b 4 1 2 1 Kelly 3b 4 0 1 0 Teahen 3b 3 0 1 0 Morel 3b 1 0 0 1 Totals 36 5 11 5 Totals 34 0 9 0 Chicago 011 000 003 — 5 Detroit 000 000 000 — 0 DP—Chicago 2, Detroit 1. LOB—Chicago 7, Detroit 9. 2B—Pierre (8), Teahen (3), Mi.Cabrera (22), Avila (19). HR—Quentin (18). SB—Pierre 2 (15), Lillibridge (9), Beckham (3). S— Al.Ramirez. R ER BB SO IP H Chicago E.Jackson W,6-7 9 9 0 0 2 2 Detroit Scherzer L,10-5 8 8 2 2 0 6 Valverde 2-3 3 3 3 1 1 Alburquerque 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 PB—Avila. T—2:46. A—40,984 (41,255).

Red Sox 9, Rays 5 ST . P ETERS BURG , F LA . — Dustin Pedroia, Jacoby Ellsbury and Josh Reddick homered. Boston

Tampa Bay ab r h bi Damon dh 5 1 1 0 Zobrist 2b 3 1 1 0 Ktchm 1b 5 1 2 1 Longori 3b 5 1 1 1 Joyce rf 5 1 3 2 BUpton cf 5 0 2 1 Fuld lf 4 0 1 0 Shppch c 3 0 0 0 Loaton ph-c 1 0 0 0 Brignc ss 4 0 2 0 Totals 36 9 9 9 Totals 40 5 13 5 Boston 023 100 102 — 9 Tampa Bay 300 010 001 — 5 E—Scutaro (6), Ad.Gonzalez (3), Kotchman (1), Lobaton (1). DP—Boston 2. LOB—Boston 6, Tampa Bay 10. 2B—D.Ortiz (24), J.Drew (6), Fuld (15). 3B—Kotchman (2). HR—Ellsbury (13), Pedroia (13), Reddick (3), Joyce (13). SB—Joyce (6), B.Upton (22), Fuld (17). CS—Reddick (1). R ER BB SO IP H Boston Lackey W,7-8 5 2-3 10 4 3 1 7 Williams H,1 1 0 0 0 0 1 D.Bard H,22 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 Papelbon 1 2 1 1 0 1 Tampa Bay Shields L,8-8 6 6 6 6 3 8 J.Cruz 2-3 1 1 1 0 0 C.Ramos 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 2 B.Gomes 0 2 2 0 0 0 McGee 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 A.Russell 2-3 0 0 0 1 1 B.Gomes pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. HBP—by Lackey (Zobrist), by Shields (Youkilis). T—3:32. A—32,487 (34,078). Ellsury cf Pedroia 2b AdGnzl 1b Youkils 3b D.Ortiz dh J.Drew rf Sltlmch c Reddck lf Scutaro ss

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Orioles 6, Indians 5 BALTIMORE — Alfredo Simon pitched seven innings of three-hit ball. Cleveland ab Brantly lf 4 ACarer ss 3 Hafner dh 3 CSantn 1b-c 3 Chsnhll 3b 4 OCarer 2b 4 Kearns rf 2 GSizmr ph-cf 2 Marson c 1 LaPort ph-1b 1 Carrer cf-rf 3 Totals 30

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East Division

Philadelphia Atlanta New York Washington Florida Central Division St. Louis Milwaukee Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago Houston West Division

W 58 55 47 47 45

L 35 39 46 47 49

Pct .624 .585 .505 .500 .479

GB — 31⁄2 11 111⁄2 131⁄2

W 50 50 48 46 38 31

L 44 45 44 48 57 63

Pct .532 .526 .522 .489 .400 .330

GB — 1 ⁄2 1 4 121⁄2 19

W 54 50 45 42 41

L 41 44 49 52 54

Pct .568 .532 .479 .447 .432

GB — 31⁄2 81⁄2 111⁄2 13

San Francisco Arizona Colorado Los Angeles San Diego Today’s Games Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 4-4) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 5-8), 12:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 9-3) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 3-4), 12:10 p.m. Washington (Gorzelanny 2-6) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 12-3), 12:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Correia 11-7) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 6-6), 1:05 p.m. Florida (Volstad 5-8) at Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 1-3), 1:20 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 7-3) at Colorado (Cook 04), 2:10 p.m. San Francisco (Cain 8-5) at San Diego (Latos 510), 3:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Lilly 6-9) at Arizona (D.Hudson 95), 3:10 p.m. Monday’s Games Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Florida at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. Washington at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Milwaukee at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m. Cleveland 002 003 000 — 5 Baltimore 101 100 03x — 6 DP—Baltimore 1. LOB—Cleveland 2, Baltimore 5. 2B—Brantley (16), O.Cabrera (13), Hardy (15), Markakis 2 (13), Ad.Jones (17), Mar.Reynolds (17), Pie (6). HR—Markakis (8). SF—Ad.Jones. R ER BB SO IP H Cleveland C.Carrasco L,8-7 7 5 3 3 2 6 R.Perez 1-3 2 2 2 0 0 Herrmann 2-3 1 1 1 2 0 Baltimore Simon W,2-2 7 3 2 2 1 5 Uehara H,11 1 0 0 0 0 2 Gregg 2-3 1 3 3 3 2 M.Gonzalez S,1-2 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 T—2:34. A—24,835 (45,438).

Rangers 5, Mariners 1 SEATTLE — Ian Kinsler hit two home runs off Mariners ace Felix Hernandez and Texas won its 10th straight. Texas Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler dh 5 2 2 2 ISuzuki rf 4 0 1 1 Andrus ss 4 1 3 1 Ryan ss 3 0 1 0 JHmltn lf 4 0 1 1 Ackley 2b 4 0 1 0 ABeltre 3b 4 1 1 0 Olivo c 4 0 0 0 MiYong 2b 4 0 1 1 Smoak 1b 3 0 0 0 N.Cruz rf 3 0 1 0 AKndy dh 4 0 1 0 Morlnd 1b 4 0 0 0 FGtrrz cf 4 1 1 0 Torreal c 4 0 0 0 Seager 3b 3 0 1 0 EnChvz cf 4 1 3 0 Halmn lf 3 0 0 0 36 5 12 5 Totals Totals 32 1 6 1 100 — 5 Texas 001 030 000 — 1 Seattle 010 000 E—C.Wilson (1). DP—Texas 1, Seattle 2. LOB— Texas 5, Seattle 7. 2B—Mi.Young (27), Ackley (4). HR—Kinsler 2 (15). SB—Andrus (27), J.Hamilton (5), F.Gutierrez (5). CS—En.Chavez (1). R ER BB SO IP H Texas C.Wilson W,10-3 7 5 1 1 3 7 M.Lowe 1 1 0 0 0 3 Feliz 1 0 0 0 0 1 Seattle F.Hernandez L,8-8 7 2-3 9 4 4 1 6 J.Wright 1-3 2 1 1 0 0 League 1 1 0 0 0 1 T—2:55. A—30,896 (47,878).

National League Mets 11, Phillies 2 NEW YORK — Scott Hairston hit a long homer and drove in a career-best five runs. Philadelphia New York ab r h bi ab r h bi Rollins ss 4 0 2 0 Pagan cf 3 1 1 1 Baez p 0 0 0 0 Turner 2b 4 2 2 1 DrCrpn p 0 0 0 0 Hairstn rf 5 2 3 5 Gload ph 1 0 0 0 DnMrp 3b 5 1 3 2 Mayrry cf 4 0 0 0 Bay lf 4 1 2 0 Utley 2b 2 0 0 0 RPauln c 5 0 0 0 Howard 1b 4 0 0 0 Evans 1b 4 2 1 1 BFrncs rf 4 0 0 0 RTejad ss 5 0 2 1 Ibanez lf 4 1 2 0 Niese p 1 1 0 0 Ruiz c 3 1 1 0 Duda ph 1 1 1 0 Schndr c 1 0 0 0 Parnell p 0 0 0 0 WValdz 3b 3 0 1 0 Acosta p 0 0 0 0 Orr ph 1 0 1 0 Hamels p 2 0 0 0 Mrtnz ph-ss 2 0 0 1 35 2 7 1 Totals Totals 37 11 15 11 000 — 2 Philadelphia 000 200 102 40x — 11 New York 130 E—R.Tejada 2 (6). DP—New York 1. LOB— Philadelphia 8, New York 9. 2B—Hairston 2 (6), Duda (8). 3B—Evans (1). HR—Hairston (5), Dan.Murphy (6). SB—Bay (9). S—Niese. SF— Pagan. R ER BB SO IP H Philadelphia Hamels L,11-5 4 1-3 8 7 7 4 3 Herndon 1 2-3 3 0 0 0 2 Baez 1 4 4 4 1 0 Dr.Carpenter 1 0 0 0 0 1 New York Niese W,9-7 7 6 2 1 1 6 Parnell 1 0 0 0 1 2 Acosta 1 1 0 0 0 1 T—2:37. A—41,166 (41,800).

Cardinals 4, Reds 1 CINCINNATI — Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer — his second in two days. St. Louis ab Descls ss-3b 5 Jay cf 4 Pujols 1b 4 Hollidy lf 3 Brkmn rf 4 Freese 3b 3 Punto 3b 0 Theriot ss 0 YMolin c 4 Crpntr p 3 Rasms ph 0 Salas p 0 Schmkr 2b 4

Cincinnati ab r h bi Stubbs cf 4 1 3 0 Renteri ss 5 0 2 0 Votto 1b 3 0 1 1 BPhllps 2b 4 0 0 0 Bruce rf 4 0 1 0 Rolen 3b 4 0 0 0 Heisey lf 3 0 0 0 Bray p 0 0 0 0 Hanign c 4 0 1 0 Arroyo p 2 0 0 0 Ondrsk p 0 0 0 0 JGoms ph 1 0 0 0 LeCure p 0 0 0 0 FLewis lf 1 0 0 0 34 4 8 4 Totals 35 1 8 1 Totals 000 St. Louis 030 100 — 4 001 Cincinnati 000 000 — 1 E—C.Carpenter (3), Punto (2), Descalso (5), Arroyo (2). DP—St. Louis 3, Cincinnati 1. LOB— St. Louis 6, Cincinnati 10. 2B—C.Carpenter (3), Stubbs (14), Renteria (4). HR—Pujols (20). IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis C.Carpenter W,5-7 8 7 1 1 3 7 Salas S,17-20 1 1 0 0 0 1 Cincinnati Arroyo L,7-8 6 2-3 8 4 4 2 5 Ondrusek 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 LeCure 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Bray 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 T—2:48. A—40,204 (42,319). r 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

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Marlins 13, Cubs 3 CHICAGO — Mike Stanton hit two home runs, and Javier Vazquez struck out 10. Florida ab Bonifac 3b-2b4 Infante 2b 4 Helms 3b 1 Morrsn lf 4 Hatchr p 0 Sanchs p 0 HRmrz ss 4 GSnchz 1b 4 Stanton rf 5 Petersn cf-lf 4 Hayes c 5 Vazquz p 3 Wise ph-cf 2

Chicago ab r h bi Fukdm rf 4 1 1 0 SCastro ss 4 1 1 0 ArRmr 3b 3 1 1 3 DeWitt 3b 0 0 0 0 C.Pena 1b 4 0 0 0 Byrd cf 3 0 1 0 JRussll p 0 0 0 0 Smrdzj p 0 0 0 0 Soto c 3 0 0 0 ASorin lf 3 0 0 0 Barney 2b 3 0 0 0 Zamrn p 1 0 0 0 R.Ortiz p 0 0 0 0 JeBakr ph 1 0 0 0 Campn cf 1 0 0 0 Totals 40 13 14 13 Totals 30 3 4 3 Florida 143 002 — 13 300 Chicago 003 000 — 3 000 E—Byrd (2), DeWitt (6). DP—Florida 1, Chicago 1. LOB—Florida 5, Chicago 1. 2B— H.Ramirez 3 (13), Hayes (5). HR—Morrison (13), Stanton 2 (20), Ar.Ramirez (16). SB—Bonifacio (17). SF—Petersen. R ER BB SO IP H Florida Vazquez W,6-8 7 4 3 3 0 10 Hatcher 1 0 0 0 0 1 Sanches 1 0 0 0 1 0 Chicago Zambrano L,6-5 4 2-3 7 8 8 4 6 R.Ortiz 1 1-3 3 3 3 0 1 Grabow 1 1 0 0 0 1 J.Russell 1 1 0 0 0 0 Samardzija 1 2 2 0 0 0 T—2:43. A—40,709 (41,159). r 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 1 0

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Astros 6, Pirates 4 H O U S T O N — Humberto Quintero hit the go-ahead single in a three-run eighth inning. Pittsburgh

Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Presley lf 5 0 0 0 Bourn cf 5 0 3 1 dArnad ss 4 0 1 0 AngSnc 3b 3 1 0 0 Walker 2b 5 1 4 2 Kppngr 2b 4 1 2 2 AMcCt cf 5 0 0 0 Pence rf 3 1 0 0 GJones rf 4 0 0 0 Ca.Lee 1b-lf 4 1 2 0 Resop p 0 0 0 0 Michals lf 3 0 1 0 Veras p 0 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Leroux p 0 0 0 0 SEscln p 0 0 0 0 Diaz ph 1 0 0 0 Wallac ph 1 0 0 1 Overay 1b 4 1 2 1 Bogsvc pr-lf 0 1 0 0 BrWod 3b 3 1 1 1 Barmes ss 4 1 1 0 McKnr c 4 1 3 0 Quinter c 4 0 2 1 Mahlm p 3 0 0 0 Norris p 1 0 0 0 DMcCt p 0 0 0 0 MDwns 1b 2 0 0 0 Paul rf 1 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 0 0 Totals 39 4 11 4 Totals 34 6 11 5 Pittsburgh 013 000 — 4 000 Houston 000 — 6 012 03x E—Br.Wood (1), Norris (1). LOB—Pittsburgh 10, Houston 8. 2B—McKenry (4), Keppinger (8), Ca.Lee (25). HR—Walker (9), Overbay (7), Br.Wood (5), Keppinger (3). SB—Pence (7). CS— Bourn (5). S—Ang.Sanchez, Norris. R ER BB SO IP H Pittsburgh Maholm 5 9 3 3 1 3 D.McCutchen H,6 1 0 0 0 0 0 Resop H,12 1 0 0 0 0 0 Veras L,2-3 BS,4-5 1-3 1 3 2 1 0 Leroux 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Houston Norris 5 2-3 9 4 4 2 5 W.Lopez 1 1-3 2 0 0 0 0 S.Escalona W,2-1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Melancon S,7-10 1 0 0 0 0 0 PB—McKenry. T—3:04. A—35,081 (40,963).

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D’backs 3, Dodgers 2 PHOENIX — Brandon Allen hit a three-run homer in his first start back in the majors to provide Ian Kennedy all the support he needed. Los Angeles Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi GwynJ lf 3 0 2 0 KJhnsn 2b 4 0 1 0 Furcal ss 3 0 0 1 S.Drew ss 4 0 1 0 Ethier rf 4 0 0 0 J.Upton rf 3 0 0 0 Kemp cf 4 1 1 1 CYoung cf 3 0 0 0 JRiver 1b 4 0 0 0 Monter c 2 1 1 0 Miles 2b 3 1 1 0 Blum 3b 3 1 1 0 Uribe 3b 3 0 0 0 Allen 1b 3 1 1 3 Loney ph 1 0 0 0 GParra lf 3 0 0 0 DNavrr c 4 0 1 0 IKnndy p 2 0 0 0 Kuroda p 1 0 0 0 Patersn p 0 0 0 0 Oeltjen ph 1 0 0 0 RRorts ph 1 0 0 0 31 2 5 2 Totals 28 3 5 3 Totals Los Angeles 010 010 000 — 2 — 3 Arizona 030 000 00x LOB—Los Angeles 6, Arizona 2. 2B— K.Johnson (19), S.Drew (20), Blum (1). HR— Kemp (24), Allen (1). S—Kuroda. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Kuroda L,6-11 6 5 3 3 0 7 Elbert 2 0 0 0 0 2 Arizona I.Kennedy W,10-3 7 5 2 2 3 7 Paterson H,6 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Demel H,6 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Da.Hernandez S,8-10 1 0 0 0 0 1 T—2:29. A—28,897 (48,633).

Padres 11, Giants 3 SAN DIEGO — Jesus Guzman and Orlando Hudson each hit three-run homers, and rookie Corey Luebke pitched seven strong innings to help the Padres snap a season-high seven-game losing streak. San Francisco San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi Rownd cf-lf 4 0 0 0 Maybin cf 5 1 1 0 MTejad ss-3b4 1 2 1 Bartlett ss 4 3 3 0 3 1 1 0 Denorfi rf-lf 3 2 1 1 PSndvl 3b BCrwfr ss 1 0 0 0 Ludwck lf 4 1 0 0 C.Ross lf-rf 3 0 0 1 Grgrsn p 0 0 0 0 Schrhlt rf 2 0 0 0 Guzmn 1b 4 2 2 4 Mota p 0 0 0 0 Forsyth 3b 0 0 0 0 CStwrt ph-1b1 1 0 0 OHudsn 2b 3 2 1 3 Huff 1b 3 0 1 0 AlGnzlz 3b-2b3 0 1 0 Fontent ph 1 0 1 1 RJhnsn c 4 0 1 2 Whitsd c 1 0 0 0 Luebke p 3 0 0 0 HSnchz c 2 0 0 0 Rizzo ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Burriss 2b 3 0 0 0 Zito p 1 0 0 0 Torres cf 2 0 1 0 31 3 6 3 Totals 34 11 10 10 Totals San Francisco 000 101 001 — 3 — 11 San Diego 304 100 30x E—B.Crawford (7). DP—San Diego 1. LOB— San Francisco 4, San Diego 5. 2B—Fontenot (9), Torres (19). 3B—P.Sandoval (1). HR—M.Tejada (4), Guzman (2), O.Hudson (2). SB—Maybin (14), Bartlett 2 (20). CS—Alb.Gonzalez (2). SF— C.Ross. IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Zito L,3-2 3 2-3 7 8 8 4 3 Mota 2 1-3 0 0 0 0 4 R.Ramirez 1 2 3 0 2 1 S.Casilla 1 1 0 0 0 2 San Diego Luebke W,3-3 7 4 2 2 1 5 Spence 1 1 0 0 0 1 Gregerson 1 1 1 1 1 3 PB—H.Sanchez. T—2:49. A—42,024 (42,691).

Brewers 8, Rockies 7 DENVER — Rickie Weeks hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning as Milwaukee came back after squandering a seventh-inning lead. Milwaukee Colorado ab r h bi ab r h bi C.Hart rf 4 2 1 2 CGnzlz lf 5 2 1 0 Morgan cf 5 0 2 1 M.Ellis 2b 3 0 0 0 Braun lf 3 0 0 0 Giambi ph 1 0 0 0 Kotsay lf 1 0 0 1 Helton 1b 5 1 2 3 Fielder 1b 3 1 1 0 Tlwtzk ss 5 0 1 1 RWeks 2b 5 1 2 2 S.Smith rf 4 0 1 0 McGeh 3b 4 0 1 0 IStewrt 3b 4 1 2 0 YBtncr pr-ss 1 1 0 0 Fowler cf 3 1 0 0 JoWilsn ss-3b4 1 2 0 Iannett c 1 1 1 1 Lucroy c 3 1 2 0 Alfonzo c 2 1 1 0 Greink p 0 1 0 0 Chacin p 2 0 1 1 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Splrghs ph 1 0 1 0 Kottars ph 1 0 0 1 JHerrr ph 1 0 0 0 34 8 11 7 Totals 37 7 11 6 Totals 312 — 8 Milwaukee 000 020 301 — 7 Colorado 030 000 E—Fielder (11), Lucroy (6), Helton (2). DP— Milwaukee 1. LOB—Milwaukee 7, Colorado 6. 2B—R.Weeks (23), Helton (18), Iannetta (10). 3B—I.Stewart (1). HR—C.Hart (12), R.Weeks (18). SB—C.Gonzalez (15). S—Lucroy, Greinke, Counsell, Fowler. SF—Kotsay. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Greinke 6 5 3 0 2 8 Hawkins H,12 1-3 2 2 2 0 0 Loe BS,7-8 2-3 2 1 1 0 1 Fr.Rodriguez W,3-2 1 0 0 0 0 1 Axford S,24-26 1 2 1 1 0 1 Colorado Chacin 6 1-3 7 5 5 1 5 Mat.Reynolds BS,1-1 1-3 1 0 0 1 0 R.Betancourt 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Lindstrom BS,2-4 1 2 1 1 0 0 Street L,0-3 1 1 2 2 1 0 T—3:22 (Rain delay: 0:49). A—46,783 (50,490).


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Saturday’s Games Seattle FC 4, Colorado 3 Real Salt Lake at Vancouver, postponed Columbus 0, San Jose 0, tie Houston 1, Sporting Kansas City 1, tie Portland 1, Chicago 0 FC Dallas 0, D.C. United 0, tie Chivas USA 0, New York 0, tie Today’s Game Philadelphia at New England, 6 p.m.

Women’s World Cup

THIRD PLACE Saturday At Sinsheim, Germany Sweden 2, France 1 CHAMPIONSHIP Today At Frankfurt United States vs. Japan, 1:45 p.m.


Saturday’s Games Atlanta 76, Chicago 68 Minnesota 69, Seattle 62 Today’s Games Tulsa at New York, 3 p.m. Indiana at Connecticut, 4 p.m. Washington at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.

British Open

Saturday At Royal St. George’s Golf Club Sandwich, England Purse: $7.97 million Yardage: 7,211; Par: 70 (a-amateur) Third Round Darren Clarke Dustin Johnson Rickie Fowler Thomas Bjorn Miguel Angel Jimenez Lucas Glover Anthony Kim Phil Mickelson Anders Hansen George Coetzee Davis Love III Martin Kaymer Zach Johnson Ryan Palmer Tom Lehman Chad Campbell Raphael Jacquelin Simon Dyson Webb Simpson Steve Stricker Adam Scott Fredrik Jacobson Y.E. Yang Charl Schwartzel Tom Watson Trevor Immelman Charles Howell III Richard Green Sergio Garcia Rory McIlroy Robert Rock Pablo Larrazabal Bo Van Pelt Bubba Watson Yuta Ikeda a-Tom Lewis Louis Oosthuizen Richard McEvoy Seung-Yul Noh Robert Allenby Gary Woodland a-Peter Uihlein Mark Wilson Gary Boyd Jason Day Kyle Stanley Jeff Overton K.J. Choi Henrik Stenson Jim Furyk Kenneth Ferrie Stewart Cink Stephen Gallacher Rory Sabbatini Ryan Moore Floris De Vries Edoardo Molinari Harrison Frazar Gregory Bourdy Simon Khan Fredrik Andersson Hed Ricky Barnes Paul Casey Gregory Havret Bill Haas Justin Rose Joost Luiten Spencer Levin Matthew Millar Paul Lawrie Jung-Gon Hwang

Saturday At Annandale Golf Club Madison, Miss. Purse: $3.6 million Yardage: 7,199; Par: 72 Third Round Chris Kirk Sunghoon Kang D.J. Trahan George McNeill Peter Lonard Jim Renner Tom Pernice, Jr. Hunter Haas Bud Cauley Chez Reavie Tommy Gainey Blake Adams Kevin Kisner Woody Austin Scott Piercy Tim Petrovic Bobby Gates Chris DiMarco Kris Blanks Shane Bertsch Brendon de Jonge Steve Elkington Bill Lunde Michael Connell Kirk Triplett Fabian Gomez Bio Kim Joe Durant Rich Beem J.P. Hayes Robert Damron Chris Couch John Senden William McGirt Billy Horschel John Mallinger

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21. (27) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, 202, 55.3, 23, $17,243. 22. (28) Charles Lewandoski, Chevrolet, 202, 50, 22, $17,193. 23. (24) Timmy Hill, Ford, 202, 50.1, 21, $17,543. 24. (36) Kevin Lepage, Chevrolet, 202, 49.6, 20, $10,610. 25. (39) Angela Cope, Chevrolet, 200, 42.3, 19, $11,200. 26. (35) Matt Frahm, Ford, 198, 40, 18, $17,008. 27. (22) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, accident, 196, 62.8, 17, $17,373. 28. (21) Andrew Ranger, Ford, accident, 196, 64.8, 16, $10,470. 29. (3) Joey Logano, Toyota, accident, 196, 97.4, 0, $10,935. 30. (11) Jason Leffler, Chevrolet, 176, 73.2, 14, $17,168. 31. (31) Derrike Cope, Chevrolet, engine, 112, 52.2, 13, $16,833. 32. (34) Dennis Setzer, Dodge, ignition, 110, 37, 12, $16,798. 33. (30) David Green, Chevrolet, ignition, 109, 42.7, 11, $16,773. 34. (10) Carl Edwards, Ford, engine, 56, 78.6, 0, $10,285. 35. (42) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Dodge, engine, 45, 34.8, 9, $10,265. 36. (40) Carl Long, Ford, brakes, 37, 41.7, 8, $10,245. 37. (29) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, power steering, 25, 34.7, 7, $10,225. 38. (38) Johnny Chapman, Chevrolet, brakes, 12, 34.1, 6, $10,210. 39. (33) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, ignition, 9, 37, 5, $10,190. 40. (41) Danny Efland, Ford, rear gear, 7, 33, 4, $10,105. 41. (32) Tim Andrews, Chevrolet, rear gear, 7, 33.2, 3, $10,075. 42. (37) Scott Wimmer, Chevrolet, engine, 5, 30.5, 2, $10,060.

Tahoe Celebrity

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Saturday At Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course Stateline, Nev. Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 6,865; Par: 72 Second Round Note: Scoring is by the Modified Stableford system; Double Eagle: 10 points; Hole-in-One: 8 points; Eagle: 6 points; Birdie: 3 points; Par: 1 point; Bogey: 0 points; Double Bogey: (-2) points. Jack Wagner 29-23— 52 Tony Romo 19-27— 46 Vinny Del Negro 17-23— 40 Bret Saberhagen 17-22— 39 John Smoltz 18-22— 40 Jeremy Roenick 24-16— 40 Oliver Hudson 14-27— 41 Chris Chandler 24-18— 42 Mark Rypien 13-23— 36 Mike Modano 20-17— 37 Rick Rhoden 19-16— 35 Mark Mulder 14-22— 36 Ray Allen 14-17— 31 Billy Joe Tolliver 14-18— 32 John Elway 17-17— 34

New England 200

Saturday At New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, N.H. Lap length: 1.058 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (5) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 206 laps, 131.2 rating, 0 points, $34,250. 2. (2) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 206, 132.6, 0, $30,625. 3. (12) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 206, 101.1, 0, $22,375. 4. (14) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 206, 106.7, 41, $24,268. 5. (4) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 206, 101.3, 39, $24,543. 6. (13) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 206, 87.5, 39, $20,618. 7. (18) Michael Annett, Toyota, 206, 92.7, 37, $21,218. 8. (1) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 206, 117.6, 0, $18,250. 9. (17) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 206, 88.6, 35, $18,693. 10. (8) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 206, 90.9, 34, $19,793. 11. (16) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 206, 80.8, 33, $19,943. 12. (15) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 206, 83.9, 32, $18,318. 13. (7) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 206, 116.5, 32, $18,618. 14. (20) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 206, 76.7, 30, $18,718. 15. (6) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 206, 100.8, 29, $18,468. 16. (19) Mikey Kile, Chevrolet, 206, 74.6, 28, $17,718. 17. (9) Brian Scott, Toyota, 206, 79.2, 27, $17,593. 18. (25) Blake Koch, Dodge, 205, 63.7, 26, $19,143. 19. (26) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 205, 64.1, 25, $17,393. 20. (23) Eric McClure, Chevrolet, 204, 63.1, 24, $18,068.

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with SS J.J. Hardy on a three-year contract. BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Bobby Jenks on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of LHP Randy Williams from Pawtucket (IL). Designated LHP Tommy Hottovy for assignment. DETROIT TIGERS — Activated 2B Carlos Guillen from the 60-day DL and RHP Al Alburquerque from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Ryan Perry and INF Danny Worth to Toledo (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Recalled LHP Jerry Blevins from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned INF Adam Rosales to Sacramento. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Activated RHP Carlos Zambrano from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Chris Carpenter to Iowa (PCL). NEW YORK METS—Signed INF Niuman Romero to a minor league contract and assigned him to Binghamton (EL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Sent OF Shane Victorino to Reading (EL) for a rehab assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES—Selected the contract of 2B Logan Forsythe from Tucson (PCL). Optioned C Luis Martinez to Tucson. SOCCER Major League Soccer SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Acquired D Daneil Cyrus on loan from the Trinidad and Tobago National Team. COLLEGE BROWN — Announced the retirement of women’s hockey coach Digit Murphy.

Tour de France

Saturday At Plateau de Beille, France 14th Stage 104.7 miles in the Pyrenees from Saint-Gaudens to Plateau de Beille, with Categorie 1 climbs up Col de la Core and Col d’Agnes and ending with a nearly 10-mile, Hors Categorie climb to Plateau de Beille 1. Jelle Vanendert, Belgium, Omega PharmaLotto, 5 hours, 13 minutes, 25 seconds. 2. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 21 seconds behind. 3. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, :46. 4. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, :48. 5. Rigoberto Uran, Colombia, Sky Procycling, same time. Overall Standings (After 14 stages) 1. Thomas Voeckler, France, Europcar, 61 hours, 4 minutes, 10 seconds. 2. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 1:49. 3. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, 2:06. 4. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 2:15. 5. Ivan Basso, Italy, Liquigas-Cannondale, 3:16. 6. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 3:44. 7. Alberto Contador, Spain, Saxo Bank Sungard, 4:00. 8. Damiano Cunego, Italy, Lampre-ISD, 4:01. 9. Tom Danielson, United States, GarminCervelo, 5:46. 10. Kevin De Weert, Belgium, Quick Step, 6:18

BRIEFLY Russell breaks The 32-year-old Russell is to qualify for a spot on the currently teaching and coachNational Team for the Canadian javelin record ing at Basehor-Linwood Middle Canadian 2012 Olympic Games in Lon-

TORONTO — Former Kansas University javelin thrower Scott Russell broke his 6-year-old Canadian national record in the event last week at the Toronto International Track and Field Games. Russell’s toss of 278 feet, 3 inches is the eighth-best in the world this year.


champion Rory McIlroy isn’t one of them, in his place is another 22-year-old who plays without fear and makes it look fun. And no one played better than Rickie Fowler on this wild day of weather. Fowler was soaked, zipped up in a cream-colored rainsuit for two-thirds of his round, yet it never seemed to bother him. He hung around par during the worst of the conditions — a remarkable feat — and when the rain went away, he took off to higher ground. Fowler made three birdies over the last six holes for a 68 and was two shots behind, along with Thomas Bjorn (71). Lucas Glover, a U.S. Open champion who played in the final group Saturday, made 10 straight pars early in his round only to lose his way, but not his hopes over the final hour. Glover missed two birdie putts inside 6 feet on the back nine and made two bogeys. He shot 73, but still

School while he trains in his spare time. The record-setting performance earned him a spot in the World Championships that will take place next month in Daegu, South Korea. Russell, who is originally from Windsor, Ontario, Canada, will also look

don. He placed 10th at the 2008 Beijing Games. Russell, who competed at KU from 1998-2002, earned All-America honors six times, claimed five conference championship titles in three different events and was crowned a national champion in 2002.

Watson shines in stormy weather SANDWICH, ENGLAND (AP) — Amid the 30 mph winds and horizontal rainstorms that wreaked havoc at Royal St. George’s on Saturday, one man with nearly 40 years of links experience stood tall. Playing with a smile that never left his face, Tom Watson reveled in the kind of fierce weather conditions that brought many of the early starters to their knees in a wet and wild third round at the British Open. Watson’s 2-over 72 wasn’t the lowest score of the day, but it may have been the most impressive. “You know, if we had weather like we had this morning the entire tournawas within four shots. He was tied with Miguel Angel Jimenez, who didn’t make a birdie in his round of 72. Also still in the mix is Phil Mickelson, who has only contended once in the British Open. He rallied when the sun began to break through the

ment, I don’t know who’s going to beat him,” Phil Mickelson said. “He played in the worst of it, and I think he shot about as well as anybody did.” Jason Day said Saturday had been his toughest day in golf. Edoardo Molinari described the conditions as “a joke.” Watson merely called them “bothersome.” “The challenge of dealing with conditions on a course like this is, it’s fun,” said the 61-year-old American. “I kind of liked that forecast yesterday, when it said it was going to get nasty out there. It worked out well for me today.” clouds and salvaged a 71, leaving him five shots back in a group that included Anthony Kim (68), PGA champion Martin Kaymer (73) and Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III, who tied for fourth at Royal St. George’s in 2003 and had a 72 to stay in range.


Dougherty Tight ends CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

He stated that his dad’s heart, which gave out on a run in Indianapolis on July 5, “never failed any of us.” He related many of his dad’s special mannerisms. “‘This is the easy part (of life),’” Neil Jr., recalled his dad telling family members and players alike when confronting trying times. Survivors include wife Patti, who lives in Fort Worth, Texas; Neil Jr., who lives in South Carolina; daughter, Megan, who lives in Keller, Texas; and son Ryan, a basketball player at Southwest Baptist in Bolivar, Mo. The Jayhawks had time to visit and share memories of Dougherty at a luncheon in the church hall. “Everybody should remember every day he contributed something,” former KU coach Williams said of Dougherty. “He tried to help players, students, his family. He is a person who every day tried to get something done for the good.” KU All-American Simien, who like Dougherty grew up in Leavenworth, said he would remember Dougherty’s “consistency, his excellence. He was an excellent player, coach, man of character and integrity, husband, father. He did things the right way in every area of life. He was an example for me growing up. “His family is a pillar in Leavenworth. The park I played ball at is named after his grandfather. The family has lived in Leavenworth for generations.” Many members of that community were among those who packed the church to honor Dougherty, 50, who will be interred in Fort Worth, Texas.


earn scout, er, compete team player-of-the-week honors. 5. AJ Steward: Here’s a plus; he’s an emergency quarterback.

Here’s a look at the individ- Jesse Newell’s list ual breakdown: 1. Tim Biere: KU needs more out of him this season, Matt Tait’s list but clearly he’s the best of the 1. Jimmay Mundine: There’s bunch. a reason Gill talked about this 2. Jimmay Mundine: Has a guy a lot in the offseason. He’s thick body and made good incredibly talented. At one catches in traff ic during point, coaches were brain- spring game, but tape shows storming guaranteed ways to his blocking could still get the ball into his hands. improve. 2. Tim Biere: Rock solid and 3. AJ Steward: Former QB loaded with experience. A never has seemed to get guy every team could use. comfortable at WR /TE. 3. Ted McNulty: Has been Wondering if he’ll be used one of the hardest workers on creatively in Wildcat formathe team this summer. With a tions. coach like Gill, that usually 4. Ted McNulty: Had one leads to playing time. catch in 2010 and one catch in 4. AJ Steward: Seems solid the spring game. in running formations but 5. Trent Smiley: With three probably won’t contribute seniors ahead of him, redmuch to the passing game. shirt freshman should be eye5. Trent Smiley: Highly ing plenty of playing time in touted out of high school, red- 2012. shirt freshman will have a shot at regular playing time. Journal-World Consensus Top 5 Tight Ends Tom Keegan’s list Five points awarded for 1. Jimmay Mundine: Has first, four points for second, chance to become biggest three points for third, two play-maker in the program. points for fourth and one 2. Tim Biere: Does it all point for fifth. well. 1. Jimmay Mundine (14) 3. Ted McNulty: Embraces 2. Tim Biere (13) dirty work. 3. Ted McNulty (8) 4. Trent Smiley: Always 4. AJ Steward (6) keep an eye on athletes who 5. Trent Smiley (4)

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STYLE SCOUT by Caitlin Donnelly

Josie McCoy Age: 21

Sign: Capricorn

Relationship status: Single Hometown: Overland Park Time in Lawrence: Almost three years. Occupation: Sales associate at Urban Outfitters What were you doing when scouted? Hanging out with friends How would you describe your style? ’70s throwback/’90s grunge/Native American wannabe What are your current favorite fashion trends? Fringe, studs, crop tops, leather, high-waisted hot pants, platforms, Dr. Martens, anything chiffon and tribal prints. What are your least favorite fashion trends? Clogs, Toms and the abundance of running shorts that seem to be popular in Lawrence. What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I would love to see more vegetarian-friendly restaurants, cheap CLOTHING DETAILS: thrift stores and an Top: Urban Outfitters, July 2011, H&M. $48. Shorts: Salvation Army, June 2011, $3. Belt: thrifted, 2006, $5. Shoes: Urban Outfitters, 2009, $28. Purse: New Mexico, 2010, $20. Earrings: Forever21, 2008, $5. Bracelet: Oklahoma Trading Post, 2009, gift. Do you have any fashion influences? I Coral/Turquoise Ring: Blackbird Trading post, 2010, gift.

What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Sweatpants and workout attire. This is never a good look for anyone, unless you are at the gym.

have so many. I'm a Tumblr blog addict, and I’m also influenced by Mary-Kate Olsen and my friends.

People say I look like: My sisters. I got Mischa Barton once.

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Unimuke Agada Age: 16

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JUDITH LEVY puts a lot of research into her fiction. Part of her new project treats the Lone Ranger as a real person in history, complete with genealogical charts and family history. Levy was awarded a spring Rocket Grant for her project “NV in KC.”

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Rocket Grants awarding area artists opportunities to expand works

Sign: Gemini

Relationship status: Single Hometown: Topeka Time in Lawrence: I used to live in Topeka, so I visit Lawrence every so often. Occupation: Why, are you hiring? What were you doing when scouted? Shopping downtown.

What are your least favorite fashion trends? The whole ‘make it pop’ trend. I think it was start- CLOTHING DETAILS: ed by New Boyz. Leather Plimsolls: Urban Outfitters, What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Men’s clothing stores.

March 2011, $35. Jeans: H&M, December 2010, gift. Shirt: Stanford University, February 2011, $25. Sunglasses: borrowed.

What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Wiz Khalifa fans. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? Nope. Do you have any fashion influences? I owe most of my style to my brothers. I’m also a big fan of Kid Cudi’s music and personal style. People say I look like: My two most common comparisons have been Diggy Simmons and Wesley Snipes. Not sure how I feel about either of them … Tell us a secret: When I was 13, I had my first love. There was nobody that compared to my baby, and nobody came between us or could ever come above.

CONTACT US Trevan McGee, editor 832-7178, Christy Little, Go! editor 832-7254,

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Judith Levy’s artwork has always tried to tell a story. Working as an artist, writer and director, she merges real-world facts with the slightly fantastical to create what she calls “faux documentaries” — films explaining her take on problematic subject matters. “I’m inspired by my great love of history and my love of fiction,” she says. Recently, Levy was awarded a Rocket Grant for her work, “NV in KC.” She says the project is a look at one of the most difficult emotions for artists to deal with: envy. “It’s a touchy subject among artists,” she says. “We want to take a look at how it affects people personally and how it’s been looked at historically. It’s a very strong human feeling to have, and it’s one that artists don’t talk about and feel bad about.”

Designed to help grow burgeoning art scenes nationwide, the Rocket Grants, funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation and distributed by Kansas University’s Spencer Museum of Art and Kansas City’s Charlotte Street Foundation, awarded 10 regional artists and art groups $4,000 each June 15. The project also focuses on bringing art to those people who normally wouldn’t view it and on nontraditional forms of art. Julia Cole, Rocket Grants program coordinator at Charlotte Street, says the Kansas City/Lawrence art scene is highly regarded by the Warhol foundation and is one of only four markets nationwide to receive this funding. All artists within an 80-mile radius of Kansas City may be considered for the award. “The Warhol Foundation is impressed with the Kansas City art scene,” Cole says, “so Please see GRANTS, page 6B

JUDITH LEVY’S work, above and at left, details a family tree for the Lone Ranger. She calls her work “faux documentaries” and puts in a lot of detail to make the fiction believable.

How would you describe your style? I’ve been called a “preppy hipster.” What are your current favorite fashion trends? I used to wear a lot of V-necks, but they’re a bit too popular now. I’m currently a fan of the fitted-shorts trend.

By Michael Auchard

Breaking a sweat over dire weather warnings Boomer Girl Diary “W

hat are you looking at?” my husband asked, as I stood at the front door, staring out the window. “We’re in an excessive heat warning,” I replied, soberly. “A what?” (He still hasn’t purchased that hearing aid. Yes, it’s still an issue.) “Excessive. Heat. Warning,” I sighed, already exasperated by the discussion. “Defined by the National Weather Service as an extreme heat index making it feel very hot, typically above 110 degrees Fahrenheit for three hours or more during the day for two consecutive days, or above 110 at any time. Specific criteria varies over different county warning areas.” “You look like you’re waiting for a tornado or ice storm, or something,” he observed. “This is going to be a lot worse than a tornado or ice storm,” I snapped, wiping my brow with a bandana, for practice. He knew I was right. Because as horrible as tornadoes and ice storms are, they don’t wreak havoc on my disposition like extreme heat can. Not to be insensitive to the aftermath of natural disasters, but

Cathy Hamilton

I could always find something to enjoy about storms. As a kid, on those rare occasions when the sirens would blare, I used to love taking cover in the basement with my Monkees sleeping bag and transistor radio at hand. It was thrilling and cozy at the same time. Sometimes, there would be Twinkies. Even now, when TV meteorologists start tracking a blizzard moving into the plains, I rush eagerly to the market to stock up on comfort food, with my fellow overzealous neighbors. We delight in trading forecasts (“I heard 8 inches by midnight!” “The radio said 10-to12!”), and those tired but true maxims (“That’s Kansas for ya. Don’t Please see BOOMER, page 6B

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THIS IS THE NEWS CENTER BUILDING at 645 N.H. when it was a post office in 1911. Holding the print are editorTrevan McGee, left, and Journal-World staff photographer Kevin Anderson.

Join our ‘Dear Lawrence’ photography project By Nick Krug

A few weeks back I was scrolling through Facebook and came across a link to the Dear Photograph project, which was shared by several of my friends. If you haven’t seen it yet, go to It’s worth a long look. People bring old photographs to the exact locations where

they were shot years ago. Then, quite literally, you take a picture of that old picture in the location as it looks today. We’re excited to announce a Lawrence community project to do the same thing in our community. We’re calling it Dear Lawrence, but more about that in a minute. One of the coolest things Please see 'DEAR LAWRENCE,’ page 6B



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like the weather, wait a minute!”) With triple-digit heat indices, there’s no nervous excitement. No over-reactive shopping. No bonding. Just extreme dread and excessive bitching. The dread sets in before I get out of bed in the morning. “I can’t go out there,” I’ll whine. “Please, don’t make me.” “Come on,” my spouse will say. “Take a cold shower, put your hair up. It won’t be that bad.” “But, it WILL be He’s that bad. It thinking was that about bad yesterputting the day. It will moves on a be that bad today. cold Pale That’s the Ale, not his nature of a heat wave. clammy Excessive, wife.” relentless heat. That ‘don’t like the weather, wait a minute’ stuff ? It’s just old wives’ twaddle!” Somehow, I manage to drag myself to work. There, the complaining continues, peppered by the occasional idle threat: “The next person who utters the words ‘Hot enough for ya?’ will be forced to sit in my 120degree car, windows rolled up, while I’m inside the Dairy Queen dining on Flamer-Thrower burgers and Triple Chocolate Blizzards! Any questions?!?” Not the way to make friends and influence people. But, it’s at home — in the hot and sweaty bosom of my family — where my inner she-devil rears her ugly head: “Don’t even think about touching me!” I’ll say, before my husband even crosses the threshold. The man is drenched with perspiration. His shirt clings to his belly like Handi Wrap. He’s thinking about putting the moves on a cold Pale Ale, not his clammy wife. Even a quick trip outside to collect the newspaper or harvest a bit of basil renders me despondent. A full-on outing to the grocery store? That requires a minimum of four hours post-errand convalescence. “Would you like some iced tea, dear?” my spouse will say, careful to maintain a 10foot distance from where I sprawl on the couch. “Just…put it on …the table…” I’ll sputter, mopping my neck with a bath sheet. “And change the channel, would you? That Jim Cantore on the Weather Channel is starting to look like Satan. I must be hallucinating.” I try to be nice. I really do. I avoid situations where my temper could flare uncontrollably, and I think positive thoughts of owning a summer home in Faz, Antarctica. I’m planning a “Pollyanna” marathon, starting tonight. In the meantime, for those of you suffering, as I am, from the dog day blues, I’ve got an idea. Grab your Monkees sleeping bags and transistor radios, and join me in the basement. With enough Twinkies, we can hold out until Labor Day.

they awarded us with this grant. They wanted it to be a regional award, so not just in the Kansas City area. So, we’re working with the Spencer. There really is a sense of ‘get out and build a strong community in this entire region,’ so we’ve worked together as partners to implement the program.” This is the second year of funding for the Rocket Grants, a program Cole says has recently been renewed by the Warhol Foundation for another two years. Cole is confident the funding will continue into the future. “Sometime in the next 18 months or so we’ll be doing a bigger review of the process and going back to them to apply for more, longer-term, funding. In terms of whether things will change with the kind of work or the kind of outreach, in the fall we’ll review how this round has gone and discuss whether we want to expand or change.” Cole says that Charlotte Street and the Spencer always try to keep a pulse on what local artists are looking for in regards to support. She says the goal is to assist artists, whether they win a Rocket Grant or not. “We do try to evaluate what’s working and what things can actually be improved to help artists. One of the things we’ve done so far is, on both rounds, we’ve given feedback after their applications.

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New works have opened at 1109 Gallery, run by the Lawrence Art Guild, and will be part of a talk planned later this month as part of Final Fridays events. The featured artists are Jim Sallenbach and Debra Dunlap

About: Rocket Grants are provided to artists within an 80mile radius of Kansas City, Mo. via the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Charlotte Street Foundation and the Spencer Museum of Art. Rocket Grants are intended to fund projects outside of established institutions and are provided to candidates that defy tradition, both in method and forms of

Whether they win or don’t win, they get feedback on what they’ve done well and what could use improvement. I’ve heard from a lot of artists that this has been really helpful for them.” Kansas University artist in residence Amber Hansen also received a grant for her project “The Story of Chickens-A Revolution,” which is slated to be revealed in March 2012 with the ceremonial ribbon cutting of a roaming chicken coop on wheels, which serves as a nomadic sculpture that relocates every four days. Volunteers will serve as the chickens’ guardians each time the coop is relocated. At the end of March, the chickens will be humanely butchered and the public is invited to watch. Rocket Grant winner and printmaker/illustrator Eric Dobbins says this is the first art grant he’s ever received and he’s “extremely honored and thrilled” to receive it.


about the Dear Photograph idea is you don’t have to know any of the people in any of the photos to understand the sense of nostalgia that old photos bring. It’s a tribute to memories, but also a tribute to photographs as physical relics of those memories. I’ve emailed, tweeted and “Facebooked” photos a hundred or a thousand times recently, but I can’t remember the last time I made a print. Looking through the site, certain submissions concentrate on portraying the changing landscape, while others highlight people we’ve lost or places that have gone away. Some of the most effective are those that create a feeling of perseverance — by showing just how little has changed in the scenery. In light of the popularity of the project, we’re organizing a Lawrence edition and we need your help. and the Lawrence Journal-World are currently taking submissions for the “Dear Lawrence Project,” which will be modeled after Dear Photograph. In addition to posting the submissions in a photo gallery on and on Facebook, we will choose and print selected entries that best convey a sense of nostalgia, change or perseverance. We’re also organizing a show of featured photographs working at the News Center, 645 New Hampshire, during Final Fridays on Aug. 26, 2011. We’ll highlight contributions from our own photographers, community photographers and those taken by members of the community. To submit, email high-res-

ARTS NOTE Artist talk planned at 1109 Gallery


with “United Space: A Sallenbach/Dunlap Collaboration.” The show opened Friday. There will be a presentation by the artists from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 29 at the gallery, 1109 Mass., followed by music by Scott Tichenor and Bill Crayhan. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

olution photographs along with your name to or post them on our Facebook page. Please provide a few lines of caption info to provide some context and also to help people understand what has changed. You could also include the emotions the photo evokes in you. Don’t be afraid to make it personal. They are your photographs. There aren’t really any rules, and the photos don’t have to be from Lawrence. Most of you will have some connection to Lawrence or live within close proximity, but if not, that’s OK, too. You’ll just have to travel farther than others to see your work displayed! Our primary requirement is that the photos be shot in the same location where they were originally taken. Not everything has to line up exactly, and in many cases it won’t matter how hard you try. Trust me. We do ask that the use of Photoshop be kept to a minimum; cropping and a bit of contrast and color toning is OK. Cloning and other altering techniques are frowned upon. We’re going by the honor system, but use your best judgment. We will be accepting submissions from right now until 6 p.m. Aug. 15. If you submit through Facebook, we may contact you for more info in the event that we choose your image or images for the show. If you email the submission, make sure to include your name somewhere in the body of the email. Enough. Good luck and have fun! — Photographer Nick Krug can be reached at

support. Upon receiving a grant, recipients then have a year to produce their project. To apply: 2011 applications are closed at this time, but more information, including the status of grant recipients’ projects, application announcements and deadlines can be found at the Rocket Grant blog,

Dobbins’ project, in partnership with Kelly John Clark, is Field Trip Publishing, an organization that will design, publish and distribute local artists’ works. The goal is to push artists out of their usual niche while creating various types of media, everything from T-shirts to prints to stickers, magazines and more. “I would say (a Rocket Grant) helps folks develop projects that they hadn’t thought about,” Dobbins says. “For me, it was taking on an idea that I’d had and a practice I’d developed so I could expand upon it and it could become something useful that would be more community-based. “I think this was a perfect fit for where I was and the work I was looking to do. Basically, seeing this opportunity and feeling like I needed to pursue it. If anything, even if I didn’t receive any money, this process was helpful.”

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Mendalyn Garland, textile student, Lawrence “’Choke’ by Chuck Palahniuk. This guy’s mother is in hospice and she’s dying. She ends up not being his mother. She stole him. It’s a mindboggler.”


Long-awaited dance Fifth book in beloved ‘Ice and Fire’ series doesn’t disappoint By Sam Thielman Newsday

The world of George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” is wonderfully huge. It has its own illnesses, religions and politics; its own disturbing and believable brand of magic; and, above all, its beautifully wrought characters — even more of them in the fifth and latest book, “A Dance With Dragons.” At more than 4,000 pages to date (and a projected seven volumes total), the fantasy series is on its way to being one of the longest ever written. Readers have complained. Specifically, they have comPasi Hellman, plained that the fourth book industrial management did not have enough characmajor, ters in it, and that Martin is Salo, Finland taking too long to write the “I just read hockey magazines. I’ve been playing damn things. So read “Ice and Fire,” but hockey since I was 4 or 5 so beware: If you finish the last it’s everything. It’s a lifestyle.” one before Martin finishes writing the next, you will suffer. The books are told from the perspectives of a rotating cast, and it’s a terrible thing when you haven’t heard from your favorite character in a while. Here’s the last we heard of my favorite, the female would-be knight Brienne, last seen searching the fictional kingdom of Westeros for her Conor Grier, matron’s daughter graphic designer, in Book Four: Lawrence “’The Alchemyst’ by Michael “sucked the air in desperately, even as Scott. It’s kind of along the the rope was stranlines of Harry Potter as far as gling her. Nothing it’s fantasy. It’s got some kids had ever hurt so who are in trouble and much. She screamed mentors who help them a word.” That was six along their paths.” years ago. The recent HBO adaptation of the series, “Game of Thrones,” was fun to watch, but it was missing the internal life of the characters — something that springs off

Photo by David Shankbone

AUTHOR GEORGE R. R. MARTIN, pictured at the 2011Time 100 gala, just released “A Dance With Dragons,” the longawaited fifth book of a projected seven in his “Song of Ice and Fire” series, which has also become a popular HBO drama. the page when you’re reading. “The world was simpler when I had a lord commander to decide such matters,” an elderly soldier thinks as he tries to navigate the world of spies and assassins. “Now I am the lord commander, and it is hard to know which path is right.” “A Dance With Dragons” is also one of the few fantasy books in recent memory (and Martin wrote most of the others) that can boast a straightforward and attractive prose style. The vocabulary is blessedly unpretentious, and look at the cadence: “A child emerged from a pool of darkness, a pale boy in a ragged robe, no more than nine or

ten. Another rose up behind chair. The girl who had opened the door for him was there as well. They were all around him, half a dozen of them, white-faced children with dark eyes, boys and girls together. And in their hands, the daggers.” “A Dance With Dragons” follows the surviving members of the noble, ascetic Stark family, notably Jon Snow, illegitimate son of the late Stark patriarch. Jon leads what amounts to the kingdom’s border patrol, an illsupplied crew of ex-cons and exiles called the Watch, who guard the realm against monsters that live north of its great wall of ice. “Dance” also tracks the progress of the Lannisters, another highborn family more or less at war with the Starks. The scabrous dwarf

Tyrion Lannister, played to great acclaim by Peter Dinklage in the HBO series, was absent from the last book, having murdered his father and fled Westeros. We get a lot more of him in “Dance,” and it’s like seeing an old friend. He has become the books’ moral core as well as their witty comic relief. We also get more of Daenerys Targaryen — “Dany” — the rightful queen of Westeros, exiled and ruling the distant city of Meereen. By standing up to the tyrannical class of elite slave merchants that runs Meereen, she is slowly destroying the city against her will; arcane forces of good and evil are less at issue here than everyday problems of right and wrong. Frequently, characters desperate to kill one another are equally likable; the climactic murder in “Dance” is all the more tragic for the fact that the murderers are convinced they’re doing the right thing. (They’re not.) The fourth main character, Theon Greyjoy, has so far been one of the series’ most unsympathetic. Arrogant and hot-tempered, Theon has been rotting in prison since Book Two. Now, Martin forces our perception of an old antagonist to change — a task that clearly delights him. Every chapter starts with the focal character’s name (“Tyrion,” “Jon,” “Daenerys”), but Theon has been tortured so badly that he can’t remember who he is — his chapters are titled “Reek” and then “Turncloak” (cruel nicknames) and later “A Ghost in Winterfell.” When he f inally decides between bravely risking further torture on the one hand and continuing to live like one of his jailer’s dogs on the other, it’s difficult not to choke back tears. Half the fun of “A Song of Ice and Fire” comes from the shocking deaths, impossible resurrections and discarded disguises — many of which aren’t obvious on your first trip through the book. Martin has constructed the story on two levels — one for the reader powering through to the tragic, deliberately Shakespearean finale, another for that same reader going back to find what he missed. While you’re waiting, reread.


Justin Long, IT help desk employee, Lawrence “’Y: The Last Man’ by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. It’s a graphic novel. It’s about this guy and his pet monkey trying to survive in a world without men. It starts off with a plague that wipes out anything with a Y chromosome.”

Ben Hebiger, roofing and painting contractor, Lawrence “Pope Benedict’s ‘Jesus of Nazareth.’ His whole premise goes after historical criticism. It’s this identity with who he was and what he did and it gives you a whole different perspective.”

Actor’s Western novel is a good yarn By Douglass K. Daniel Associated Press

“Payback at Morning Peak” (Pocket Books), by Gene Hackman: While some of his fellow actors were busy writing memoirs, Gene Hackman was working on his first solo novel. We know from movies like “Unforgiven” and “Bite the Bullet” that the Oscar winner can ride a horse, but how well can he wrangle Western fiction? Just fine, it turns out. “Payback at Morning Peak” is a satisfying revenge tale that takes place in New Mexico, a place Hackman called home long before he retired

from the screen in 2004. He sets his story at a time when the American Southwest was still a lively and, at times, lawless frontier. Just shy of 18, Jubal Young is a good boy schooled in literature by an educated mother and brought up on the land by an honest, hardworking father. When a dispute over their farm in the shadow of Morning Peak turns violent and Jubal loses all he loves, he tries to put aside a yearning for immediate retribution and to seek

justice instead. Justice isn’t easy to come by. Bad men set their own rules, and most lawmen don’t pay much attention to a teenager. That puts Jubal in the middle, leaving him the diff icult task of pursuing a pack of killers without landing himself in jail or taking a bullet. His internal challenge isn’t to give in to vengeance and cruelty, lest his parents’ true legacy die with them. Hackman has co-authored three historical novels since 1999. Writing on his own with

“Payback at Morning Peak,” he takes aim at a clear target: telling a good story. He hits it, too, engaging the reader with interesting characters and a galloping plot. There is more than a bit of familiarity in the goings-on — the love interest is too predictable — and Jubal’s politeness can take the vigor out of a scene. In a sense, Hackman’s “Morning Peak” lies in Louis L’Amour country, a place where the conventions of the Western novel are as welcome as a man of honor and a pretty young lady. Riding a trail of his own making, Hackman takes hold of the reins with confidence.

Songwriter’s fiction debut is tantalizing, bold By Kim Curtis For The Associated Press

“Bright’s Passage” (The Dial Press), by Josh Ritter: Even a gifted songwriter cannot necessarily sustain a compelling tale for the length of a novel. Luckily, Josh Ritter is an exception. He called his debut work of fiction a “short little comedy.” Yes, it’s short — less than 200 pages — but it’s more poignant than funny, and it reads like a fable or a

myth, but without any pat conclusions or preachy morality. “Bright’s Passage” tells the story of a World War I veteran who returns home to West Virginia and his young bride. After his wife dies in childbirth, Henry Bright cares for his newborn son, seeks the company of a goat and allows himself to be led — both in life-altering decisions and escaping a deadly wildfire — by an angel who may or may not be his talking horse.

It sounds far-fetched — and it is — but under Ritter’s capable first-time authorship, it becomes a charming, sweet and highly readable novel. Ritter is an economical writer — not wasting a single word or sentence. His imagery is bold, tantalizing, and he never indulges the easy, well-worn route of description. For example, in one of his battle scenes, Henry and a fellow soldier must move his wounded ser-

geant out of harm’s way. “It was terrible ground to carry a man over, and Carlson’s feet shambled loosely against the pebble and debris as his legs began the process of forgetting how to walk.” For all his book’s strengths, Ritter makes a few minor missteps — like Bright keeping his ailing infant alive by feeding him finger dips of goat’s milk — but they’re not enough to mar the novel or keep readers from looking forward to his next book.

Poet’s Showcase How are you doin’? I’m fine. No, really, I’ll be fine. Doin’ okay. Really, I’m okay. I’m fine. Thanks for asking. Appreciate it. Really, Thank you. I’m fine. No, no thanks. Thanks for offering. Kind of you. Very kind. Thank you for coming. Yes, I’ll be okay. I’m fine. Really, I’m fine. They’re gone now. Taking with them their kind words, Generous offers. Polite concern. They’re gone now. They’ll feel better. I’m alone now. But really, I’ll be fine. — Lucy Cutler, Lawrence

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

BEST-SELLERS Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended July 9, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Fiction 1. “Now You See Her.” James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown, $27.99. 2. “Smokin’ Seventeen.” Janet Evanovich. Bantam, $28. 3. “The Silent Girl.” Tess Gerritsen. Ballantine, $26. 4. “Against All Enemies.” Tom Clancy with Peter Telep. Putnam, $28.95. 5. “One Summer.” David Baldacci. Grand Central, $25.99. 6. “State of Wonder.” Ann Patchett. Harper, $26.99. 7. “Maine.” J. Courtney Sullivan. Knopf, $25.95. 8. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.” Stieg Larsson. Knopf, $27.95. 9. “Betrayal of Trust.” J.A. Jance. Morrow, $25.99 10. “Silver Girl.” Elin Hilderbrand. L,B/Reagan Arthur, $26.99. 11. “The Devil Colony.” James Rollins. Morrow, $27.99. 12. “The Paris Wife.” Paula McLain. Ballantine, $25.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Body Enhancement By Ben Pall and David Kahn Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Meaningless 7 Dolt 11 Reached 19 Symphony whose second movement is marked “Marcia funebre. Adagio assai” 20 Ring bearer 21 Dew, e.g. 22 What a poltergeist investigator does? 24 1862 invasion battle site 25 Mount for the god Neptune 26 Monopoly purchases: Abbr. 27 TV show whose name precedes a colon 28 See 49-Across 30 What the tired waiter provided? 33 Worry 34 Totals 36 “Interesting …” 37 Noted explorer traveling with a monkey 39 London’s locale: Abbr. 40 Fruit for lagomorphs? 46 Shows worry, in a way 49 Old French 28-Across 50 Some people have funny ones 51 Lighten (up) 53 Mauna ___ 54 Livens (up) 56 Disorderly poultry workers? 62 Opera 65 Practices 66 Sweetheart 67 Wistful remark 70 Result of a bad swing, maybe 71 There may be many in a

family 72 Got around 73 ___ law (old Germanic legal code) 74 Detectives’ aids 75 Attempts to climb a mountain range? 78 “Monk” org. 82 Noshed 83 Snick and ___ 84 Van Susteren of Fox News 87 Mass of eggs 88 10,000 61-Down 90 Sad sports headline in a Providence paper? 95 Verdi’s “___ tu” 96 Actress Gershon 98 Sweetheart 99 Estate total 101 Billy who sang “Rebel Yell” 103 Dusting on the side of a cut gem? 109 Point in the right direction? 110 Friend of Eeyore 111 Bronze, e.g. 112 Like some sabbaticals 114 Point to 116 Churchgoers, sometimes? 120 Didn’t just spit 121 Senders of some Christmas gifts 122 Excels 123 Roasters, essentially 124 “Why don’t we?!” 125 Get dark? Down 1 “___ Ramsey” (1970s western) 2 Prize at the Barcelona Olympics 3 Botching 4 Bedding 5 Numerical prefix 6 Basketful, maybe

7 Like some air and dollar bills 8 Snaps 9 A famous one begins “Thou still unravish’d bride of quietness” 10 Buns, e.g. 11 One instrumental in music history? 12 Vodka ___ 13 Like a lord or lady 14 Undisturbed 15 Follower of Israel? 16 Hinged implements 17 Take off 18 Abdicate 20 Mold 23 “___ will not” 26 Eye layer 28 Peeping Tom, e.g. 29 Little bit 31 Help in making a prediction, maybe 32 Riddle-me-___ 33 Monk’s title 35 Numerical prefix 38 Unrestricted, as a mutual fund 41 Tom Sawyer’s crush 42 Scornful replies 43 “Woe ___” (grammar guide) 44 TKO callers 45 Paolantonio of ESPN 47 Like things that go bump in the night 48 MS. enclosures 52 “Love Me Do” vis-à-vis “P.S. I Love You” 55 Actress Lena Olin, e.g., by birth 57 Easter Island is part of it 58 “Born on the Fourth of July” hero Ron 59 Great-grandfather of Noah 60 Web 61 See 88-Across

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74 “Fish Magic” artist 75 Dirty streaks 78 Shogun’s yes 79 ER practice 80 Exemplar of excellence (2 wds.) 84 Type of lily 85 Delinquent (2 wds.) 87 Waken rudely 88 Pollen spreader 89 Not green 90 Halter kin (2 wds.) 91 Starbucks order 92 Carry on 93 — — moment’s notice 94 Pocket change 95 Ballroom dance 96 Zest 97 Golfer’s iron 99 Hot time in Quebec 100 NFL coach Don 101 Lustrous fabric 102 Red Cloud, e.g. 103 Um cousins 104 Holstein’s home 105 Fronton word 106 Rx givers 107 Zodiac dozen 109 Mantle teammate 110 Animal life 112 Part under the hood (2 wds.) 115 — plexus 116 Little (hyph.) 120 Not in harbor 121 Bright songster 123 When mammoths roamed (2 wds.) 125 Huge, in combos 126 Bank holding 127 Volcanic rock 128 Snuggle 129 James Bond’s school 130 Alan or Cheryl 131 Meager 132 Prodded into action 133 Self-confidence


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ARTS NOTE Students participate in Broadway at Baker

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RALPH FIENNES portrays Lord Voldemort in a scene from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” which opened this week. Kansas University English associate professor Giselle Liza Anatol has put together her second in-depth book about the Potter literary legacy, titled “Reading Harry Potter Again: New Critical Essays.”

KU professor’s essay collection explores cultural themes in ‘Harry Potter’ By Eric Melin Special to the Journal-World

This weekend, the final Harry Potter movie adaptation “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” closes the book on a film series in which the three lead actors grew up right before our eyes. Millions of the series’ young readers have done the same thing over the years. In fact, the popularity of J.K. Rowling’s magical novels with young and adult audiences alike is incalculable. Taking into consideration the substance behind the stories, a Kansas University English professor has put together her second in-depth book about the Potter literary legacy, titled “Reading Harry Potter Again: New Critical Essays.” Associate Professor of English Giselle Liza Anatol edited the book, which views Rowling’s novels in a larger sociocultural context, focusing specif ically on such issues as race, gender, religion, morality and class. “Many people believe that contemporary narratives for children are simply fun and entertaining. They don’t think kids stories can possess any substance,” she says. “When you take a series like Harry Potter, though, that so, so many children and adults have read — and read over and over and over again — you must consider the immense influence on not just individual readers, but our culture and society as a whole,” she says. “People are not just absorbing the excitement and magic and adventure, but the social and cultural values that are imbedded within the stories.” The professor also teaches a children’s literature course

that focuses on literary analysis. Students are challenged to think more deeply about the Potter books, allowing them to debate some of the issues that originally made the books somewhat controversial. Some Christian conservatives banned and even burned Harry Potter books when the series was first released, in objection to its depiction of magic. Because witchcraft and sorcery were woven into the fabric of the story, the novels were portrayed as something that was, Anatol says, “antithetical to ‘true Christian values.’” “Over the years, however, many ministers, rabbis and even religious leaders who once spoke out against the novels have incorporated themes from the series into their sermons, lectures and radio shows,” she says. “Rebecca Stephens and Peggy Lin Duthie both write about shifts in the religious controversy in their chapters in ‘Reading Harry Potter Again.’ ” Because of the popularity of the books, many students in Anatol’s class are not reading them for the first time. The interaction and class discussion is important because each reader’s experience and perception of the world will affect their own personal interpretation of the books. “Some things that seem obvious to my students often surprise me, and ideas I might take for granted have not been considered by them,” she says. Anatol collected new critical essays for the book and asked other authors — English professors, philosophy professors and religious scholars — to update their contributions to the first volume.

People are not just absorbing the excitement and magic and adventure, but the social and cultural values that are imbedded within the stories.” — Kansas University English associate professor Giselle Liza Anatol Michael Johnson, a KU alumnus and associate professor of American literature at the University of MaineFarmington, contributed the new book’s last chapter, which focuses specifically on the film adaptation of the third Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.” The movie is his favorite of the adaptations partially because director Alfonso Cuaron was able to interpret the book rather than simply summarize it. By f inding ways to translate Rowling’s literary themes — such as the relativity of time — into visual cues, Cuaron gets the same ideas across in a different medium. “There's no clock tower in the novel, but the visual image of the clock tower at Hogwarts — which we see and hear throughout the movie — effectively translates into visual terms the novel's interest in time,” Johnson says. “J. K. Rowling uses timerelated words throughout the book (always, still, forever, Sunday, yesterday, etc.), and the film replaces the verbal references to time with visual and aural ones.” In the new edition, Anatol herself writes about Harry Potter in terms of racial metaphors and diversity. Besides the literal represen-

tations of characters of color, a strong anti-racism message permeates the books. Real-life white supremacists are represented by the wizards who fight for the dominance of magical purebloods, while Harry and his friends believe in equality in the magical world, regardless of bloodline. According to Anatol, Rowling herself has made the connection between the novels’ villain Lord Voldemort and Adolf Hitler. The parallels don’t stop with humans, however. Even the books’ non-human magical beings evoke racial groups. “The enslaved house-elves parallel enslaved Africans. The giants, who are grouped in ‘tribes’ and have been ‘dyin’ out fer ages,’ appear to represent First Nations peoples (American Indians, Maori people, indigenous Australians, etc.),” Anatol says. As Harry’s struggle between accepting his fate and embracing his own free will comes to a close in theaters this weekend, audiences will have to accept that the journey is truly over. But the themes within the books are eternal ones. Anatol has her own interpretation of Rowling’s message on that subject. First she points to a quote from Rowling, who once stated, “The idea that we could have a child who escapes from the confines of the adult world and goes somewhere where he has power, both literally and metaphorically, really appealed to me.” “Because she is so focused on giving her young characters and readers a sense of empowerment,” Anatol says, “I believe her ultimate goal is to privilege choice and free will.”

The Potter prizes: Here’s to the best in the series McClatchy Newspapers

Take your Oscars, your Emmys, your P ulitzers. Today, we give you the Potter Prizes, the f irst and last awards devoted entirely to Harry Potter films. In honor of the f inal movie in the series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” which opened last week, we’ve chosen an array of favorites from the seven previous films, the characters, critters, curses and more that have made the Potter world such a magical place to visit. Most magical scene: Harry’s first dinner at Hogwarts in “Sorcerer’s Stone,” with the Great Hall lighted by floating candles. Best locale: As much as we’d like to visit Diagon Alley and its Eeylops Owl Emporium, or Hogsmeade Village and the Three Broomsticks pub, the school of Hogwarts is the heart of the Harry Potter series. With its moving staircases and portraits come to life, Hogwarts is pure magic. Best parents: The senior Weasleys, Arthur and Molly, give little Harry the first real

family he’s ever known. Favorite Muggles: Mr. and Mrs. Granger, Hermione’s parents, are proud of their daughter’s unexpected skills at magic. Most satisfying misuse of magic: Hagrid gives Harry’s horrible cousin Dudley Dursley a pig’s tail in “Sorcerer’s Stone.” Handiest spell: Sure, spells like the Patronus have pizazz and deserve to be recognized, but the Accio summoning charm is one that could replace all others. Instead of using the killing curse, just use Accio to summon a gun. Instead of Lumos, just summon a flashlight. And this would be so handy in the Muggle world, too. Imagine how much easier it would be to find our keys? Best supporting villain: No denying that Voldemort is the worstest with the mostest, but among the hordes of assistant bad chaps (including assorted Slytherins, various Malfoys and Bellatrix Lestrange), Dolores Umbridge, putrid in pink, calmly owns every scene she’s in.

Most efficient (yet risky) mode of transportation: Get in the fireplace, drop floo powder and transport. But remember to speak your destination clearly. When Harry, needing school supplies, mispronounced “Diagon Alley” in “Chamber of Secrets,” he went diagonally. Most annoying character: Ron’s girlfriend (briefly), Lavender Brown, was known for her penchant for baby talk and obnoxiously clinging ways. Favorite magical creature: Potter world is filled with magical creatures, from elves to centaurs to dragons and more, but Buckbeak is both a plot device and a unique creature—a hippogriff, part horse and part griffon, last seen in literature about the time of the Italian Renaissance. Best friend: Without Hermione Granger’s book smarts and magical talent, Harry would not have been able to transform with Polyjuice Potion in “Chamber of Secrets” or travel through time in “Prisoner of Azkaban.” And she’s the most

loyal of friends. In the dangerous hunt for horcruxes in “Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” Ron abandons the group in a snit, but Hermione stays by Harry’s side. Best star turn: Kenneth Branagh glowed as Gilderoy Lockhart, the second-year teacher of defense against the dark arts. Handsome, narcissistic, vainglorious and fivetime winner of “Witch Weekly’s” Most-Charming-Smile Award, Lockhart is a complete fraud. Branagh plays him to the hilt, gloriously over the top. Best movie: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” directed by Mexican visionary Alfonso Cuaron (“Children of Men”), was the shortest, trippiest and least lucrative of the series. A scene on a bus where a dreadlocked shrunken head provided wisecracking commentary was a welcome relief from the suffocating fussiness of Hogwarts. (Runner-up: “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” which dared to decry the fascist foundation beneath the war on terror.)

BALDWIN CITY — Baker University and Music Theatre for Young People will present “Anything Goes” at 2:30 p.m. today at Rice Auditorium. The performance concludes a weeklong Broadway at Baker camp, where talented students receive instruction in all aspects of musical theatre production, vocal music dance and drama from faculty members, musical theatre veterans and director Cary DanielsonPandzik. “Anything Goes” features the story of the S.S. American, sailing from New York to England, carries an unusual group of passengers: a gangster (Moonface Martin), a wealthy debutante and her mother (Hope and Evangeline Harcourt), a nightclub singer (Reno Sweeny), and a wealthy New York businessman and his

stowaway assistant (Elisha Witney and Billy Crocker). It turns out that Hope is Billy’s long-lost love. Unfortunately, she is now engaged to a wealthy Englishman, Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. After a series of comedic happenings, Billy manages to win back Hope. Admission is $8 for people 13 and older, and $5 for senior citizens and children.

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Some â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;fauxâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; will fly with collectors By Terry Kovel

Sometimes â&#x20AC;&#x153;fakeâ&#x20AC;? is fine in the world of collectors. There are examples of â&#x20AC;&#x153;fauxâ&#x20AC;? marble made from plain white marble with a skillfully painted marblelike pattern. Inexpensive woods were grain-painted. Jewelry was made with foil-backed glass that resembled diamonds. All of these â&#x20AC;&#x153;fakesâ&#x20AC;? can be valuable today. One of the most interesting uses of substitute materials dates from the late19th century. Asian ideas influenced designers then, and bamboo furniture became popular. But bamboo is soft and flexible, and is not strong enough for large, heavy pieces. So some American makers began to make faux bamboo from birds-eye maple. Bedroom sets that included beds, dressers, small side tables and washstands looked like bamboo but actually were maple. A top-quality furniture company, R.J. Horner of New York, sold many of these sets to upper-class New York City families. This well-made furniture is a bargain today, lower in price than it was five years ago.

Jennifer Smith


a plant lover, I know how easily I get caught up in trees and shrubs and flowers. A beautiful landscape is much more than plants, though. It is dependent upon the lines and curves that lead your eye to emphasize just the right points and upon the structure that forms and frames it. The symmetric circles of Lawrence residents Richard and Amy Wendtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s flagstone patio, water feature and outdoor fireplace offer an outstanding example of curves and hardscape that make the landscape greater. The Wendts added the outdoor entertaining area to their landscape as a replacement to the kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; play area. They knew that redoing the area was about more than just planting a few things. To get the right look, they decided to hire local landscape architect Reed Dillon. Amy says they really had no doubt about who to hire. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He did all the work on the landscape out front, and people always stop to ask about it.â&#x20AC;? For their back yard, though, the Wendts wanted something a little different than the formal landscape out front. They wanted a space to spend time together as a family and to entertain. Amy had seen outdoor fireplaces a few times before and really wanted one. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This area also had a bit of drainage problem,â&#x20AC;? Amy says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;so we wanted to resolve that and have a nice space. We definitely enjoy being outdoors.â&#x20AC;? Dillon, of Reed Dillon and Associates, says he wanted to create a look that was formal but still comfortable. He notes that the Wendts offered a lot of freedom to his design work, making the project easier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really very symmetrical,â&#x20AC;? Dillon says. We both know that symmetry typically gives a formal feel to the outdoor space around it, but Dillon has managed to keep it comfortable and welcoming. Part of the feel he attributes to the round shape of the patio and to the circles that intertwine it. The water feature was Dillonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s idea and is now Amyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s favorite part of the landscape. Dillon used a naturally occurring rock basin found in New Mexico. Water gurgles over the sides of the rock basin, drowning out the noise of the outside world. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I love the sound, the peacefulness of it. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been known to fall asleep out here,â&#x20AC;? Amy says. The basin is also easier to take care of than a typical landscape pond. Moss rock, with colors that complement both the rock basin and the flagstone, surrounds the water feature. The fireplace is hand-constructed of another similar and also complementary stone. The retaining wall behind the area is native Kansas limestone. Dillonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plant choices are also top notch, with a variety of Japanese maple called Full Moon to soften the center of one of the circles.


Is it true that psychedelic posters from 1960s concerts now sell for hundreds of dollars? I was a music fan back then, and went to Jimi Hendrix, Beach Boys, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Grateful Dead concerts, but I must have thrown away the posters I â&#x20AC;&#x153;liberatedâ&#x20AC;? from telephone poles.

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AMY WENDT, LEFT, landscaper Reed Dillon and Alexandra Wendt converse in the Wendtsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; backyard outdoor entertainment area off Fall Creek Road. BELOW are closeup shots of the property. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In the fall, it turns a brilliant orange,â&#x20AC;? he says. The tree will also stay in scale with the rest of the landscape â&#x20AC;&#x201D; it will only be about 15 feet tall at maturity.â&#x20AC;? Azaleas, rhododendrons and hydrangeas fill much of the surrounding landscape. Dillon and Wendt note how important the site can be with these plants, but the Wendtsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; yard provides a favorable environment. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like to use the Rosa Girard variety of azalea,â&#x20AC;? Dillon says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think it is more reliable than some of the others.â&#x20AC;? Easier-to-grow but not widely planted sweetspire is tucked in with the more finicky plants, and a mixture of annuals and perennials provide color. One of my favorite trees, paperbark maple, finds a home in the protected corner near the retaining wall. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This has really become a gathering place,â&#x20AC;? Amy adds. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In the fall and spring, the kids want to come out here, and theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re teenagers. We just really enjoy it.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D;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.

SUMMER BLOOMERS! Rose of Sharon and Crape Myrtle in assorted colors.


There have been a few museum exhibits of 1960s and early-â&#x20AC;&#x2122;70s psychedelic posters that show that the style was a new art form that influenced the art that followed. Many of the posters included specially designed type styles that had strangely shaped letters of different sizes made to fill the space around the other designs. Some were done with fluorescent paint so that they glowed under a blacklight. The posters are scarce today because most eventually were discarded. Search your motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attic. You may find some of your posters, and even in poor condition they sell for hundreds of dollars or more.

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IT LOOKS like bamboo, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s-eye maple. This â&#x20AC;&#x153;faux bambooâ&#x20AC;? dresser was offered for $1,000 at Neal Auction Co. in New Orleans.

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Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS

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Must Enjoy Loud Music and Able to Work with Opp. Sex Looking for fun & exciting guys and gals to work in factory outlet. No exp. nec. We train. $400-600/wk. Call Now 785-783-3152

Auction Calendar ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION Sat., July 23 - 10 AM I-35 & K68 Interchange Ottawa, KS DALE & TWYLA WEIEN Griffin Auctions Ottawa, KS 785-242-7891 2 DAY PUBLIC AUCTION Sat., July 23, 9:30 am Sun., July 24, 10 am Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS D & L Auctions 785-766-5630 ESTATE AUCTION Sat., July 23, 9 AM 24466 Querry Road Lacygne, KS Hiatt Auctions Dan Hiatt 913-963-1729


Sun., July 17, 10AM 20585 College Boulevard Olathe, KS Randy & Connie Strickling, owners Branden Otto, Auctioneer 785-883-4263

Auctions 2-DAY PUBLIC


Saturday Antique and Modern Furniture, Advertising, Numerous Quality Collectibles, Primitives, & Toys. Sunday 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Estate Jewelry, and Large Selection of Glassware, Pottery, Collectibles and Artwork. See Complete Sale Bill, Photos, and Coin List at

D & L Auctions Lawrence, KS 785-766-5630

TINSLEY FARM AUCTION 9AM, Sat, July 23, 24466 Querry Road Lacygne, KS

2-1/2 mi. north of downtown Lacygne. Turn north at 4th & Market (by Lucky’s Liquor) Very nice New Holland Tractor (336 hrs w/quick attach front end loader), 3 pt. disc plow, bale spear, 8‘ blade w/tilt cylinder, 7’6” brush hog, feeders, gates, International hay wagon-hydraulic, wrought iron, antique Wagon wheels, Craftsman rear tine tiller, Lots of large & small tools & equipment, antiques and collectibles, household, yard furniture Restroom & concession on site. Please plan to attend. List, Terms & Photos at:

Dan Hiatt 913-963-1729

Estate Sales Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following Positions available: Food Service Worker (Contract Position) Full-time 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Full-time 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Housekeeper (Contract Position) Full-time 6:30 a.m.-3:00p.m. Applicants must be able to work every other weekend Apply on-line at EOE

TAGGED ESTATE SALE 3016 West 28th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 Estate of Bob & Betty Perkins Sat. July 23rd 8:00-4:00 Sun. July 24th 12:00-4:00 Refrig., washer, dryer, kitchen table & chairs, sm. upright freezer, buffet, lamps, couch, easy chairs, recliner and power lift chair. Art work, decoratives, bolt action shotgun and rifle, shelving, chests, sewing maching, twin beds, student desk, vacuums, tools, master bedroom suite, exerciser, generator, lawnmower edger, aluminum ladders and much misc. Shown by John I. Hughes 785-979-1941 Found Item

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FOUND Bracelet: Found at Centennial Park (Frisbee football park). Call to identify 785-312-0654

LOST DOG - Red, male, bloodhound. Tonganoxie area, last seen Sat., July 9. Tag missing from collar. Please call if seen or found: 913-845-2775

Fround ring. Vincinity of 19th & Leanard. Call to deFOUND Laminated Picture: scribe. 785-749-4614 with phrase “Each day begins with thoughts of Lost Item You ...,” then pic of a man, then “and ends with dreams of You!” Found in Lost - Strayed - or Stolen book at Half Price Book Fluke multimeter, Ohmstore. Call 785-832-7114 or Volt-Amp. Approximately stop by Lawrence 12:00 noon Friday, July 8 @ Journal-World, 609 New Munchers Bakery. Reward for return. 785-550-7610 Hampshire LOST Olde English Bulldog

Sadie is black & white. Lost June 27th approximately 2 miles east of Linwood. She is a TREASURED family pet. PLEASE call 913-909-4815 or 913-909-4813.

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Certified Nurse Asst., 25 Mechanical Engineering yrs. hospital/nursing home (ME) is a rapidly growing experience. Opening to academic & research care for your loved one in active department your home. 785-424-3998 within the School of Engineering. The person in Instruction and this position must be an independent self-starter Tutoring who is responsible for a Need a New Career? Train wide range of accountor retrain for Health Infor- ing, auditing and / or adsupport mation Technology, Medi- ministrative cal Coding and Transcrip- work & experience with tion with predominantly MS Word and Excel. Qualifications on-line classes. For infor- Required mation, please email -Must meet one of the or following: • Four years of expericall Kathie Henton at ence in accounting sup620-431-2820 ext. 639. port work and/or auditing and one year of basic computer experience; or • Two years of experience in professional accounting and/or audit work and one year of basic computer experience; or • Associates degree in acBusiness counting and one year of experience in accounting Opportunity support work and one year of basic computer Awesome experience Application deadline: Opportunity 07/19/2011. Put your faith and family For full job details and to first. Make a difference. apply go to Set your own hours. (position #00003758). EO/AA Employer For recorded information CALL TODAY 1-866-288-9977 Salon: 2 chair new boutique - stylish, fully equipped. 719 Mass. Proven space. $1,100 /mo. Utils pd. 785-842-7337

Sat., July 23rd, 9:30AM Sun., July 24th, 10AM Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS Several Estates Combined For A Fantastic Auction Both Days. Join Us Inside.


Assistant Director University of Kansas International Student and Scholar Services


Administrative Associate Sr. KU School of Engineering Business Office has an opening for an Accounting Specialist/Office Manager. Requires: 3 years accounting /accounting support, auditing, administrative or skilled clerical experience. For more information and to apply visit, search for position 00003945. Application deadline 07/26/11. EO/AA Employer.

AdministrativeProfessional Administrative Assistant Douglas County CASA, Inc is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant responsible for office management, clerical support, and general bookkeeping.

US Citizen or permanent resident with Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years work experience as DSO or PDSO & counseling/ advising students in a college or university setting and 1 year work experience using a SEVIS reporting software is required. Review begins July 27, 2011. For more information and to apply go to search for position EO/AA Em00209169. ployer

Administrative Assistant Tonganoxie company seeking part time Administrative Assistant. Must have excellent phone and computer skills. Hourly wage is $12.00-$14.00 per hour. Monday - Friday 9:00am1:00pm. Valid drivers license required. Fax resumes to: Dan Robbins 913-845-3583, or email to

Assistant Director of Admissions & Scholarships KU School of Law Full time, unclassified position, involves extensive travel. Required: Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of student affairs, admissions, or other similar work-related experience in higher education OR Juris Doctor degree; demonstrated strong writing skills. Preferred: prior experience in recruitment or student advising, or comparable experience; experience working in a law school and/or university environment; familiarity with LSAC; ability to relate to students with diverse backgrounds and credentials and; demonstrated interpersonal, administrative, organizational, and speaking skills. Application review begins 8/11/11. For more information and to apply on-line: search position 00209126. EO/AA.

Grant Specialist, Higuchi Biosciences Center, KU. Requires bachelor’s degree in business admin, finance, accounting or 4 years job related experience. For additional requirements, complete job description, and to apply go to https//, position #00209174. Application deadline is 7/27/11. EO/AA Employer Manager of Technical Design - Apparel, Locally owned, international multi-channel apparel company is seeking a highly organized individual to lead the technical design team. Preferred candidate will combine leadership with a strong technical ability in knits, both full fashion and cut and sew. Knitwear experience with bridge or designer labels preferred. Preferred candidate will possess a good understanding of quality assurance and AQL standards. Must be very well versed in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills. Applicants must have completed a four year degree in Apparel Design, Textile Sciences or a related field with 3-5 years of experience in a technical design capacity and be able to travel internationally as needed. Competitive salary and excellent benefits including profit sharing. Merchandise Planner, Locally owned, international multi-channel apparel company is seeking a highly organized and analytical person who will have responsibility for providing support to the VP of Production and Inventory Management in planning and maintaining appropriate inventory levels by item/size/country to support sales. Must be very well versed in Microsoft Office with strong Excel and Access skills. Five years of experience in forecasting and inventory planning required, apparel experience preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits including profit sharing. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

or Peruvian Connection, attn: HR, P.O. Box 990, Tonganoxie, KS 66086

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Development Assistant

Lied Center University of Kansas Half-time position in the development office. Requires database, office computer, customer service & Audience View experience. Deadline July 26, 2011 To apply go to position 00203548 EO/AA

Now Hiring Assistant Manager & Full Time & Part Time Team Members!!! Above Average starting Pay - $8.90/hr.


MF/Corp. Securities Rep. 10515BR 003-BFDS - Midwest Site Location Lawrence, Kansas Job Description Mutual Fund/Corporate Securities Representatives evaluate, verify, and process service requests from shareholders, third-party entities, institutions, broker/dealer operations, or client Fund/Stock groups. Associates research, resolve, and/or respond to such queries in either written or oral means. Associates work under direct supervision with established guidelines. Required Skills Attention to detail, positivity, flexib Part-Time

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DIGITAL IMAGING SPECIALIST The World Company, a forward-thinking media company in Lawrence, Kansas has an opening for a Digital Imaging Specialist. Specialist will be responsible for the nightly production of electronic newspaper pages to be generated for printing of the World Company print products and commercial projects. Shift hours will vary slightly based on workload , but must be available to work from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. Monday-Friday. Periodic overtime is required. Successful candidates will have at least one year experience with In-Design, Quark, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop in Mac format with ability to troubleshoot and correct electronic files; strong attention to detail; and can handle multiple projects under demanding deadlines. Previous newspaper prepress experience is preferred. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for long periods of time and frequently bend and twist. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off and the opportunity to live and work in a desirable Midwestern community. Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to EOE

EZ GO MP209, Kansas Turnpike Lawrence, KS 66044 Call 785-843-2547 for directions We offer the best in benefits!!! • Paid vacation & sick leave • Free medical & life insurance • Tuition Reimbursement • 401K We promote from within!!! Apply in person or online at

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DIGITAL EDITOR The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a Digital Editor to facilitate the use of social media applications and methods to support and increase user engagement. Editor will: • On a daily basis, look at a story and, in collaboration with other editors and reporters, provide ideas for how that story can best be approached on digital platforms, to include online, on mobile and via social media. • Respond to and monitor breaking news. • Build and manage respective communities on and related sites, including monitoring and moderating comments. • Monitor social media avenues to include both broadcasting of major headlines and news as well as encourage interaction among fans and followers. • Train staff on digital tools as needed. • Monitor and ensure the quality and quantity of video content. • Prioritize and arrange online content to boost traffic and audience engagement while monitoring long-term traffic trends. • Act as a primary contact for staff or users having trouble using or navigating and other related websites. Ideal candidates should have a track record of being comfortable thinking on his or her feet, solving problems and identifying and adapting to emerging digital trends; working with those who have both more and less news experience; excellent writing and copy editing skills in a fast-paced Web environment and have strong news judgment. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to 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

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BS in Microbiology or Biological Sciences. Demonstrated experience with molecular virology and biology, experimental design and statistical analysis, and microscopy. The Whitfield lab is searching for an independent researcher with excellent scientific and writing skills. Experience with plant viruses and cell biology of viral glycoproteins is a plus. Proficiency with Agrobacterium transformation vectors and documented expertise with expression and localization of viral proteins is preferred. For full listing and how to apply go to our website: KSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background checks required.

The Institute for Educational Research and Public Service at KU seeks a full-time Project Coordinator to manage and coordinate research activities and data collection/reporting for federally-funded early childhood programs. Position is contingent upon funding. REQ: Bachelor’s and 2+ yrs’ exp. with program evaluation, research methods, or database management; 2+ yrs’ exp. with qualitative and quantitative data collection, using SPSS or Excel/Access; Exemplary written skills; 2+ yrs’ exp. interacting with community social service providers or other program agencies/organizations. 2+ yrs’ exp. in a position using data management systems. SALARY: lowto mid-$40s. Apply on-line at for position # 00209152. DEADLINE: 8/1/11. EO/AA Employer.


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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: • 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 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

provides expertise for the communications area of Student Success in the development of strategic communications plans for KU Recreation Services. Required: bachelor’s degree & 3 years experience in communications, journalism, web design, public relations, advertising, sales or related area Application Deadline August 1, 2011 Salary: $35,000 To apply or for additional information go online at: https:// Search for position #00209175 EO/AA Employer

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Sign on Bonus Massive product demand has created full time work for men and women. Must be 18 or older and avail. to start immediately. • Packing/Disp. set. • Manager Trainee • Guest Service 785-783-3021

Econo Lodge 2525 W. 6th St., Lawrence has open positions for: Night Auditor: 11Pm-7AM •N Housekeeping: Weekends •H mandatory Apply in person. Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following Positions available: Food Service Worker (Contract Position) Full-time 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Full-time 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Housekeeper (Contract Position) Full-time 6:30 a.m.-3:00p.m. Applicants must be able to work every other weekend

Laundry Positions Full Time M-F, 8-4:30 occasional weekends

Apply on-line at EOE

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

*Attn*College Students -Hate your job? $15 base-appt., FT/PT schedules, sales/service. No experience neccessary! All ages 17+, conditions apply. Call 785-371-1293

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Must Enjoy Loud Music and Able to Work with Opp. Sex Looking for fun & exciting guys and gals to work in factory outlet. No exp. nec. We train. $400-600/wk. Call Now 785-783-3152

Upgrade Your Career with a company that values it’s top performers. Mediacom Communications, serving more than 1,500 communities throughout the country, is proud to be a leader in bringing new broadband services to America’s smaller communities. We are currently seeking a Commercial Account Representative to drive sales, facilitate new business and deliver results in Baldwin City, Ks.

Join our team today. For immediate consideration, please apply online at: and click on Job ID 3733

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Village Square apartment community in Lawrence, KS is accepting applications for a friendly, dependable, full-time maintenance technician. This person must display a professional image and be courteous to residents. Skills in grounds keeping, light maintenance, painting, and swimming pool maintenance required. Hourly pay rate based on qualifications and experience. Must have reliable transportation & a valid driver’s license. Full benefits package included. EOE Apply in person at: 850 Avalon #4, Lawrence, KS

Office-Clerical LEASING AGENT


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Park 25 is Hiring!

Riley County, KS Police Officer Responsible for installing The City of Baldwin City and maintaining all traffic control devices utilized to Police Department is currently accepting applicadirect and protect the motoring public traveling the tions for a full time Police county-wide highway sys- Officer. tem. Responds to emer- Qualified applicant must gencies to repair signs and be a U.S. Citizen, have a traffic lights damaged by High School - GED educaacts of vandalism, storm tion and be at least 21 damage, and traffic acci- years of age. Experienced dents. Hiring pay range is officer preferred; KLETC $15.20-$16.80 per hour for certified or equivalent. this full time position. Application available at: Applicants for safety sensitive positions who reAdditional information ceive a conditional offer available by calling of employment must sub(785) 594-3850 mit to a drug test. Applications due by Applications are accepted July 26, 2011 EOE at the Riley County Clerk’s Office, 110 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS Rental Agent - Full time now, part time fall, general office 66502, or online work + showing apts. Week days. Must be KS resident, Riley County is an Equal enrolled for fall at KU, w/at Opportunity Employer least 2.0 GPA. 785-841-5797

You will be responsible for obtaining new Video, HSD, and Phone Business accounts as well as Commercial MDU accounts, and identifying all new development complexes when they are built and become available. Obtaining and renewing ROE’s (Right of Entries) in our MDU complexes and maintaining good relations with existing MDU accounts as well as commercial business. You will also be expected to meet/exceed monthly quota in Commercial Video, Data, and Phone sales, while preparing and initiating proposals for new business prospects. Two years outside sales experience preferably business-to-business required, commercial telecommunications sales experience preferred. Must be computer literate, and able work in a fast-paced environment.


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10 HARD WORKERS NEEDED NOW! Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755

Seasonal Painter/ Groundskeeper Leading regional family owned Management Company seeks motivated individual to join maint. team. Successful candidate must be able to work outdoor in any weather condition. Pool maintenance experience preferred, must maintain yards & exterior common areas, lift objects 25-75 pounds frequently, interior and exterior painting, & other misc. jobs. Weekends & some evenings will be required. Must have reliable transportation. Seasonal position Apply in person : Mon. - Sat., 9am 4pm at: Park 25 Apartments, 2401 W. 25th St., #9a3 Lawrence, KS Two Person Team needed to manage & operate concession company. Position is every-other-weekend & located off of I-70 and I-435. Excellent Part Time Income. Outgoing personalities encouraged to apply call 785-213-2282.

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

RN Strong Management & clinical skills, Positive attitude. Knowledgeable in passing medications. Kansas license in good standing. Competitive Wages. Please contact Director of Nursing or Administrator at 785-863-2108 or send resume to: Hickory Pointe Care & Rehab Center, Oskaloosa, Ks 66066.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following nursing opportunities available: ARNP Position Certified Nurse Midwife Registered Nurse Cath Lab Treatment & Procedure Surgery For more information about these positions and to apply, please go to our website, EOE RN NEEDED every other week end 6a-6p (Sat & Sun) and PRN Long term care experience preferred. Join our resident centered team that is actively engaged in Culture Change for our elders. Apply in person 1415 Maple, Eudora, 785-542-2176

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.-Sat.., 9am 4pm No phone calls please!

1BRs - close to downtown & KU, CA, DW, some with W/D. $410 - $500/mo. Call 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794

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Need Part-Time Lead & Assist. Preschool Teachers art/music. Morning hours, Mon.-Fri. Send your Resume to or call 75-842-8291

Apartments Unfurnished VILLA 26 APTS. Fall Leasing for 1 & 2 Bedrooms

Move-in Specials!

Studios & 1BRs: 1/2 block to Quiet, great location on KU KU. Laundry, off-st. parking, bus route, no pets, W/D in some utils pd. 785-842-7644 all units. 785-842-5227 2BR — 946 Indiana, 1 bath, 1st floor, CA, laundry, off street parking. $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

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

Cedarwood Apts

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

1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. Studios, $385, elect. pd. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

2BR — 1313 E. 25th Terrace, 1 story, DW, W/D hookup. $480/mo. 785-841-5797. No pets.

2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

* Water & trash paid.

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


3 GREAT Locations 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


Ad Astra Apartments

1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935


2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, $730. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 2412 Alabama in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, washer & dryer. No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR — 3506 Harvard, in 4plex, bilevel, W/D hookup, DW, $420. 785-841-5797. No pets. 2BR — 719-725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offst. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 810 E. 14th, in 4-plex, W/D hookups, DW, 1 pet ok. $430/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Fall & Deposit Specials!

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

1 & 2 BRs — Now Leasing Early Move-In & Aug. 2011

2BR avail. now, very nice & quiet, W/D. No pets. $585/mo. 785-423-1565

2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468

785-312-9945 -

1 & 2BRs, $435 - $550/mo. NW location close to shopping & bus route. No pets. Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-865-8699

Leasing Associate

for a busy Lawrence apt. complex. Part-time during summer, possibly full time for Fall. Must be organized, punctual, energetic, & willing to work evenings and weekends. Reliable transportation is required. Apply in Person at: RN/LPN CASE MANAGER 1501 George Williams Way FOR HOSPICE CO. RN/LPN Lawrence, KS 66047 Case Manager needed for Hospice company. Experi- Part Time Bookkeeper ence preferred. Travel re- needed in Eudora. Must be quired Leavenworth and proficient in Quickbooks. Topeka areas. Call Duties include taxes, A/P, 913-680-0800 or fax to payroll, etc. Fax resume to 913-680-0804. 785-542-2147 or email at


Apartments Unfurnished

785.843.4040 Water, Trash, Sewer, & Basic Cable Included. fox_runapartments@

Applecroft Apts. 19th & Iowa, Lawrence

1/2 Off August Rent

1 and 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid


Aspen West

2900 Bob Billings Pkwy.

Half Month FREE

1 & 2BRs, Near KU. No pets. $420-520, water/trash pd. AC Management 785-842-4461

2BR for 1BR Price! Quiet, large, appls., CA, pool, bus route, more. No smoking, no pets. $415/mo. 785-841-6868 2BR for Aug. leases. Next to KU, Jayhawk Apts. 1130 W. 11th St. No pets. $575 $600/mo. Call 785-556-0713 2BR — in 4-plex, CA. Locations at: 909 Missouri, 1305 Kentucky, or 424 Wisconsin. $410 - $460/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR lower in 4-plex 858 Highland, 1 block east 9th & Iowa. Quiet, clean, DW. $485. No pets. 785-371-4343 2BR units: $400-$600/mo. Income restrictions. Tenants to Homeowners Call 785842-5494. Apply at: www. 2BR, 1425 Kentucky - near KU, 1 bath, stackable W/D, off-st. parking, $750/mo. 1st mo. FREE! 785-766-2722

Avalon Apartments 901 Avalon

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



One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths

FOOD SERVICE • Culinary Asst Manager Ekdahl Dining Mon. - Fri. 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM Some Weekends $32,994 - $39,286 • Supervisor Oliver Dining Tues. - Fri. 5:30 AM - 1:30 PM Sat. 9 AM - 8 PM $10.53 - $11.81 • Food Service Worker Market Part Time Mon. - Fri. 10 AM - 5 PM $7.50 - $8.52/hr. • Food Service Worker Underground Mon. - Fri. 6:30 AM - 3 PM $8.52 - $9.54/hr. • Salad Prep Production Part Time Mon. - Fri. Some Weekends $7.50 - $8.52/hr. Full time employees also receive 1 FREE Meal ($7.50) per day Full job descriptions available online at:

Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS

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

Sponsored and Visiting Student Coordinator

Office of International Programs University of Kansas Required qualifications: master’s degree and one year experience in some aspect of international higher education; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; strong computer skills; experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds; strong written and oral skills. Review begins July 29. For more details and to apply go to, search for position #00001395 EO/AA employer

Trade Skills

Rent Includes All Utils. Plus Cable, Internet, and Fitness. Garages Available Elevators to all floors Pool


Call for Manager Special

1BR & 2BR Apts. Free Carport, full size W/D, extra storage, all electric, lg. pets welcome. Quiet location: 3700 Clinton Parkway. 785-749-0431


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

Louisiana Place CONSTRUCTION: Looking for a highly motivated, self-starter Metal stud framer, Sheet rocker, Drywall finisher, Ceiling Mechanic and EIFS applicator join our growing company. Work sites are in the Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, Fort Riley, Salina, MO and NE area. Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and the willingness to travel is a must. Competitive pay, benefits and a drugfree workplace. Apply online: with references. (785) 539-7266 GUTTER INSTALLER Local company looking to hire full time installer. Must be hard working & reliable. Experience preferred. Call (785)842-0094.

Maintenance Person

wanted with HVAC & Appliance Repair Experience Please Apply at 2130 Silicon Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas 66046 (Please no telephone calls) PAINTERS Local company seeking experienced, reliable painters for full time positions. Pay based on experience. Call (785)841-3491

1136 Louisiana

Lg. 1 & 2BRs, $465 & $610. 2 blocks north of Kansas Union, off street parking. $300 Deposit


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Ask About Our Look & Lease Specials 785-841-5444 2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR - 1344 New Jersey, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, 1 pet ok. $510/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry on site, wood floors, off-st. parking, CA. No pets. $550/ mo. Water pd. 785-841-5797 2BR - 426 Minnesota, in 4plex, 2nd floor, 1 pet ok. $430/month. 785-841-5797 2BR - 932 1/2 Rhode Island, 2nd floor, CA, 1 bath, $560/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR avail. Aug. 1722 Ohio, Lawrence. 1 bath, off street parking, $445/mo. Water paid. 785-766-2722

Luxury Apts. For Less HOT Summer Specials

2-3BRs - 951 Arkansas, for Fall. 2 bath, DW, W/D, CA, has W/D. $695 - $860/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797



1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms 2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. Clubhouse lounge, gym, CA, DW, laundry. Close to garages avail., W/D, walk KU. $595 - $800/mo. Avail. in closets, and 1 pet okay. August. Call 785-842-7644 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence 2 BRs & 3BRs — 2624 Ridge 785-842-3280 Ct., tri-level with washer & dryer. 1 bath, all electric. $650. No pets. 785-841-5797 Parkway Terrace

2340 Murphy Drive

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

Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 2BR & 3BRs Available


Call NOW 785-842-1322

Red Oak Apts. 2408 Alabama

1 & 2 BRs, water paid, on the bus route $450 - $510/mo. All units - deposits -$300

Call Today 785-841-1155

Bob Billings & Crestline

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

Leasing for Summer & Fall

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339

Garber Property Management 785-841-4785

We have Lawrence covered with 7 locations

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

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

Regents Court 19th & Mass

Furnished 3 & 4BR Apts Leasing for August 2011 W/D included Ride the Meadowbrook Bus to KU

Ask about our 2-Person Special 785-842-4455

Apartments Furnished

See Current Availability, Photos & Floor plans on Our Website

Virginia Inn - Newly remodeled Rooms - by day, by week, by month. Cable with HBO. Call 785-843-6611

Apartments Unfurnished 1BR units w/W/D, CA avail. Aug. central location, near KU. $550 - $575/mo. Some w/utilities pd. 785-843-5190

Remington Square



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



1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, gas & water paid. $435/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

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

Carpets & Rugs

Painting and all aspects of commercial & residential renovation & maintenance. Since 1975 913-963-9633 Your Local Lawrence Bank

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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

One room or a whole house, Choose from 1000 colors*! Details in store.


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Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838

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

Stacked Deck

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

Oakley Creek Catering

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

Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

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Child Care Provided

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

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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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

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Hite Collision Repair

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

K’s Tire

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

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

Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 Serving Lawrence since 1972.

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

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

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


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For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor

Call 785-393-1647

Linda’s Cleaning Dependable hard worker w/30 yrs. exp. cleaning homes in Lawrence area. Free Est. Hrly charge. 785-393-2599

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

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Employment Services

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

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

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

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Carpet Cleaning

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



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

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For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Home Improvements

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities. 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. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Plumbing, Windows, Doors Wood Rot Repair, & more. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881/913-583-1624 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/jtconstruction

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Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

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

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Kate, 785-423-4464 Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

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

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Sewing and Vacuum Center

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

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

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

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Tree/Stump Removal


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

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Locally owned & operated.

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Pet Services

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7


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

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

Lawrence First Class Transportation

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

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

One Company Is All You Need and One Phone Call Is All You Need To Make (785) 842-0351

Fredy’s Tree Service

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

Shamrock Tree Service

Green Grass Lawn Care

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

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Recycling Services

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Accessible and General Public Transportation

785-766-2785 Free Estimates Fully Insured inside-out-paint

Insured 20 yrs. experience

Steve’s Place

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

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



Eagles Lodge

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

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Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

Garage Doors

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A. B. Painting & Repair

Foundation Repair

House Cleaner

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available


Inside - Out Painting Service

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

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

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


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Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service


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

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Heating & Cooling

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


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


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


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

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


. Over 25 years experience Drafting/Cutout/Constr. Mudjacking, waterproofing. Commercial Casework. We specialize in Basement CNC availability Repair & pressure Grout785-766-1280 eves. ing, Level & Straighten Walls, & Bracing on Walls. B.B.B. Electrical FREE ESTIMATES Since 1962 WAGNER’S 785-749-1696

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Foundation Repair

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

Flooring Installation

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SINCE 1970 800-887-6929

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

All Your Banking Needs

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured

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




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


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Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration


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

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w/electric only, no gas some with W/D included

Call 785-838-9559

Income restrictions apply Students welcome Sm. Dog Welcome EOH 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR — 2325 Yale, 2 story, 2 bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. $800/mo. Call 785-841-5797 3BR lovely home Great for Family. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ downtown. $1,350/mo. with Low utils. Has study, appls. & parking. 785-979-6830

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

$800 OFF

Parkway Townhomes

3520 W. 22nd, Lawrence West side location, next to Hyvee and Alvamar. Large 2BR, 2 bath, W/D, Pool, & fitness center. Newer construction.

785 - 843-4300


• 2 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

2/3BR, 1 bath rancher, N. Lawrence. Nice, new stove & refrig. Aug. 1st. $735/mo. + deposit. 785-841-1284 2BR, 1 bath - Secluded, large country home, natural gas. No smoking. 1 sm. dog ok. Avail. soon. 785-838-9009 Great Alvamar location 4000 Crossgate Ct. 2BR, 2 bath, lg. double garage, all appls., open floor plan, & lawn care. Avail. Aug. 1. $850/mo. Call 785-842-7073 2BR, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 1 car garage. $750 /mo. Refs./security deposit required. Call 785-749-3840

Now leasing for FALL 2011

New Studio, 1, & 2 BRs Under construction at 901 New Hampshire 785-830-8800

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


Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $675/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565 -

Studios - 951 Arkansas, all elect., AC, laundry on site, plenty of parking, built-in bed & desk, $395/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Studios — 1244 Ohio, all elect., AC, laundry on site, off street parking, $410/mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

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$200 off on 2BRs! $400 off on 4BRs! Call for even more specials . . . 785-841-8400 SUNRISE VILLAGE & PLACE 660 Gateway & 837 Michigan

Studio — 1414 Tennessee, in older house, 2nd floor, AC. $380 per month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

½ OFF Deposit

Turnover Help

needed July 30 - Aug. 5 Painters & Cleaners Apply at: 2340 Murphy Drive, Lawrence or call 785-841-1155

Duplexes 1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 2BR - Older means more space! Split-level means more privacy! August. CA, W/D hookup, central locale. $575/mo. Call 785-841-4201 2BR on cul-de-sac, CA, W/D hookup, patio, large yard. $650/mo. 1301A Michigan Way. Call 785-691-7400 2BR, 2 bath, FP, refrig., DW, W/D, microwave, & 2 car. $925/mo. 3516 Field Stone Ct., Lawrence. 913-484-6155 2BR, vaulted ceiling, loft, skylight, CA, W/D hookup, off-st. parking. $650/mo. 441 Michigan St. 785-691-7400 2BR, 1110 W. 29th Terr. 1 car, appls., W/D hookup. $595 + utils. Yr. lease. NO PETS! 785-843-2584, 785-764-3197

Available August 1 2BRs - $200 OFF 4BRs - $400 OFF

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Townhomes 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) 1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. Available now. Please call for more info 785-423-5828 2BR with loft, 2 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, FP, 3719 Westland Pl. $790/mo. Avail. Aug. 1. 785-842-8428

Last month - Buy NOW! 1414 W 6th St, Lawrence 785-856-4640

3BR, 1.5 bath, 1 car garage, ranch home. All appls. W. side. huge yard. No pets. $895/mo. Call 785-766-9823

Some brand new. 2.5 - 4 bath. Close to Clinton Lake, K-10, & turnpike. Pets ok with pet deposit. Development has a pool.


trol. Valued at $300, asking $75. Cleans & sterilize’s air in home, office, etc. Like new. Call 785-594-2212.

Lawrence For Sale by Owner $78,000.

Priced low to sell quickly!

1319 SUNCHASE DR, Lawrence, KS 66044

Call Chuck or Dana Towle 785-845-8999 (cell)

2 Bedroom, 1 bath, fenced China: Everyday, 52 piece For more back yard, and attached set blue, $10. garage. Has New Carpet info. 785-550-7529 and New Trane Heating Air Conditioning system. Floor lamp. Brass look. Appls stay: Range, Refrig- Three-way bulb, new lamp Good condition. erator, Dishwasher, Mi- shade. $25.00. 785-842-8776. crowave, Washer/Dryer

4BR, 1112 Tennessee - 1,900 sq. ft. - 2 bath, CA, W/D, lg. LRs, new appls. & furnace, 2nd story porch, front porch. Near downtown & 3BR townhome for $855/mo. KU. Pets maybe. $1,900/ Avail. Aug. FP, walk in clos- mo. + Utils. (651) 303-7830 ets, private patios. 1 pet ok. 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS) 4BR, 2 bath, 1,600 sq.ft., DW, W/D hookup, 2 car. Close 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, to Sunflower Elementary. garage. 2807 Four Wheel $1,200/mo. 785-842-2480 Drive. $795/mo. Available Aug. 19th. Call 785-766-8888 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car, newer. 520 N. Rebecca Lane. I-70 3BR, 2.5 bath, unique tri- access, Deerfield school. level floor plan, 2 car gar- $1,300/mo. 785-423-4228 age. 3411 W.24th St. $999. 4 & 5BRs - big houses for Avail. Aug. 1. 785-331-7319 big families, CA. Section 8 3BR, 3 story. 935 Christie Ct, ok. $1,350 - $1,395/mo. Call Very nice! Avail. Now. 2½ 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794 bath, DW, W/D, CA, garage, deck, patio. $875/mo + deApartments, Houses & posit. Pets? 785-865-6278 Duplexes. 785-842-7644 AVAIL. Now & August 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505


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


Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

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


Call 785-842-1524

2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. PARKWAY 6000 Some with study. $550 Available July & August $650/mo. Available Now & August. Call 785-842-7644 • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener 2BR, 15th/Wakarusa, new in • W/D hookups 2005. 2 bath, 2 car, gas FP, • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 appls., W/D, patio. $850/mo. or after 3PM 785-766-2722 + deposit. Call 636-443-9522

Bikes. One Adult’s, Girl’s. $25 each. 785-979-4937.

58,000 miles. 425 HP CAT. Super Clean, currently stored inside. $38,500. Call 785-691-5266 for more inquiries.

Fifth Wheel RV: 2002 Jayco Eagle. Take your home with you - winter or summer. 29.5 feet with 2 Slide outs. $14,000. Will sell as package with 2001 Chevy Silverado 8.1 liter gasoline engine, extended cab, long bed, 4 wheel drive. ($22,000 combined) Many extras, including hitch. Call 785 594-2781 Owner is motivated and summer awaits.

One Call

Lawnmower. 6.5 HP lawnmower. Excellent condition. $85. Call 785-979-4937.

Evans Real Estate

502 East 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-845-2400, 913-634-3454


Chrysler 2007 Sebring Touring, 4 cyl great gas mileage, very sharp only $10,874.00 stk#355791 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200

DON’T SEE WHAT YOU WANT? Give us a call we can help you find it! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE, JUST ASK FOR DOUG 785-843-5200 Cadillac 2007 STS AWD Luxury Pkg, Cadillac Certified, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, alloy wheels, Bose sound, On Star, Navigation, CD changer, Adaptive cruise AND MORE! ONLY $21,930. STK#476201. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Cadillac 2007 STS AWD luxury edition, this is one luxury car that you don’t have to spend a luxurious price on! Stk#131221 only $18,276.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Chevy Malibu 2007 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


Ford 2005 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 Call 888-239-5723 Today.


Wood Lathe: Craftsman 12” with copier, table and tools. Used very little. $450 cash. 785-842-1986

Pallet, wooden. free.. 48”x40”, 46”x46”, etc. (6 available) call 785 842-2264

Music-Stereo For Sale Clarinet and Viola. Excellent for beginners 6th grade-Jr. High. $150 each. Call 785-331-4428

Antiques Final Sale

Our Last Gasp. Sale runs July 8-19.

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

Baby & Children's Items Fisher Price Barbie My First Inline Skates. Adjustable for child’s shoe size 6 to 12. Three settings help develop skating skills. Great condition, $8. Call 785-749-7984.

Bicycles-Mopeds Bike: Older model Trek, 21-speed, perfect for around town. Fits approx 5’4-5’8”. New brake levers/ shifters. Well-maintained. $100. Please email

Building Materials

Standing Punching Bag for sale. Martial Arts Powerline. Great condition. $50. Call 785-331-4428 Ultra-durable 3 wheel golf bag cart. Like new. $65. Cost over $100 new. Call 785-766-1057

Studios - 3 BRs Only $300 Deposit & FREE Rent

W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!

Greenway Apartments


Spacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs W/D hookups, Pets OK


913-417-7200, 785-841-4935

1980 Topps Baseball Cards: Lot of 20 cards at $10 each. Near mint condition. 785-550-1271

2011-’12 KU Football Tailgate spots. 2 Locations. Groups/singles. Just North of stadium. 785-766-3934


Computer-Camera Apple iMac Back to School Bundle! Aluminum 20” iMac, 4th Gen 16gb iPod Nano, HP C7280 Printer/ Copier/ Scanner/Fax, Apple USB Kbd., Logitech MX Performance Wireless Mouse. $999, w/local deliv.


1-888-239-5723 All American Auto Mart 1200 E Sante Fe Olathe, KS

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

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

Chrysler 2010 Sebring Convertible Touring, this is one fun car! Come by for a test drive! Stk#16266 only $19,478.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Ford 2010 Fusion SE 4cyl, great fuel economy, power equipment, CD changer, Steering wheel controls, save huge over new, stk#11420 only $17,954. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 Call 888-239-5723 Today. Ford 1999 Taurus St Wagon. Silver - wheels - fully load. 106K. $3,500. 785-749-5692.

Advertise your Garage Sale to all of Northeast Kansas! Reach over 140,000 readers in Print and over 170,000 readers Online for just $39.95! Your ad will run Wednesday through Saturday in the Lawrence Journal-World and in one issue of the Community papers! Lawrence

Phone: Rumor LG w car charger plus new cover 07 (red) $70. 785-550-1271 Star Trek Comics: Gold Key issues at $35 each. Mint to near mint. 785-550-1271

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

Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt Sedan LS 33+ MPG. Extra clean Stk#C8721 Sale Price $12,998

Chrysler 2006 300C loaded up with all the extra’s sunroof, leather heated memory seats, Boston premium sound, stk#436431 only $17,686.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Ticket Mart

Color TV. Magnavox 21” Carpet Pad: (Unused) 6ft.x Color TV with remote conapprox. 15ft. $30. trol, $20, call 785-9790859 785-842-6143 Entertainment ystem: Sy Complete Quazar enterClothing tainement system. 19” TV, tuner, VCR, dual cassette Dresses: (3) Summer Little recorder & turntable. Walgirls dresses brand new nut cabinet. Audio sys. size 10. $10 each. Please never used. Estate item. call 913-631-0438. Leave Excellent cond. $185. Call message on phone num- 785-841-4817, 785-766-1001 ber. Baldwin City TV: Zenith, 27” console with swivel base, $20. 3BR duplex avail. now. Nice! Collectibles 785-550-7529 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, large (unfenced) yard. $650 1970 Topps Baseball /mo. Aug. 1st. 785-594-4864 Cards: lot of 20 cards at $10. near mint. 785-550-1271


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

Buick 2008 Enclave CXL AWD, power liftgate, sunroof, navigation, 19” alloy wheels, Bose sound, dvd, On Star, GM certified, first 2yrs maintenance, and much more! Stk# 14586A only $30,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Golf Bag: Bag boy/cart bag. Revolver plus. New $189, now $25. Call 785-841-2381.

Gear: MMA/ Title /UFC Martial arts gear. Includes 2 Just in Time for the toma- pair of XL Title gloves, intoes Betty Crocker juice step guards, 2 leather extractor. Used 1 time. $20. head gear. All brand new. $100 cash. Lawrence. Call 785-842-1986 785-979-2312.

Female Roommate needed: 1 bed room in 3 bedroom duplex. South Lawrence, $350/Month. Utilities Paid, Own Bath, Shared Kitchen. 785-312-1755

1516 Greenway, Eudora 4BR - Newer Crestline du785-542-2237 plexes. 3 bath, all kitchen appls. & W/D, 2 car garage. 3BR nice mobile home, 1 No pets. 785-979-2923 bath, CH/CA, W/D hookup, 4BR, 2 bath, bsmt., garage, $535/mo. + Refs. & deposit. fenced yard, quiet street. Avail. Aug. 1. 913-845-3273 Avail. now. $1,300/mo. Lawn care provided. 785-865-8778 3BR, 2.5 bath, newer home, avail. now. Shadow Ridge 4BR, 2 bath townhome with area. No pets. $1,095/mo. DW & W/D hookup. $850/ Call 785-766-9823 mo. + $450 deposit. Avail. Aug. 1st. Call 785-749-6084 4BR, 3 bath, huge, over 2,200 sq.ft. DW, W/D. Avail. Aug. $1,200. Near KU -2508 University Dr. 785-842-8335

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

Family Boat - 19’ Baja, 190 hp inboard-outboard motor, 60+ hours. Comes with canapy, tandem trailer, skis, more. Asking $6,400. Call 785-259-1507

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Mobile Homes


Move-in Specials!

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car. Newer, spacious unit. All appls., FP, NW area. Avail. Aug. 1st. $895. No pets. 785-766-9823

Alaska ULU kitchen set. Hardwood chopping bowl (board), hardwood grizzly paws. New, in box. (from Alaska). $15.00. Call 785-842-8776.

4BR - Great spaces complete with deck & FP. West Books marked $1-19 are location, Langston Hughes now $1.00. Books marked Sports-Fitness district. $900. 785-841-4201 $20 - 32 are now $2.00. All others are 60% off. Bring Equipment your own boxes. All bookFor Sale: GL358 Pride Lift cases & fixtures must go. Chair. Medium. Blue vinyl, Vagabond Bookman feels like leather. Used five 1113 Mass. Lawrence, KS months. Asking $450. Call 785-842-2665 785-843-7421.

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

Now Leasing for July & August

Cadillac 2006 STS AWD Luxury pkg, ABS, Sunroof, leather, heated & cooled seats, Navigation, On Star, CD changer, Bose Sound, and more. Only $14,942. STK#126942 Dale Willey 785-843-5200


3BR, 2 bath, 2704 Trail Dust Income Property Ct. Lovely, open plan, master suite, huge kitchen. No Large house next to cam- Miscellaneous pets. $925/mo. 785-841-3736 pus - duplexes - large commercial building for Men’s Health magazines. 50-cents each. Please call sale. All good investments! 785-331-7022. Theno R.E. 785-843-1811

2 & 3BR townhomes



10 Acre Ranch on Blacktop Tools: Pitch forks, shovels, 3BR, 2 full bath, FP, 2 car sledge hammer, tree saw, corn knife, hoe, pick, 3BR, 1 bath, 1620 W. 20th bsmt. garage, 30x60 steel scoop shovel, post hole Terr. CA, DW, wood floors, shop plus shed, & pond. digger. Variety of prices 1 car garage, fenced yard. Tonganoxie schools. from $8-$12. 816-377-8928 Price: $225,000. Call John $875/mo. Call 785-842-7644

Fall Leasing for

3BRs avail. Aug. - 1623 & 1621 Adam Ave. Townhomes Kentucky. Lg. units, CA, full bsmt., W/D, off-st. parking. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with $675/mo. Call 785-843-4587 fenced in back yards. $1,100 - $1,150/mo. 2 & 3BR Duplexes Avail. Now 1-2 bath, 1 car, patios, Brighton Circle all appls, personal W/D. $650-$850/mo. 785-766-1677 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car newer carpet & paint. NW garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. location. Avail. now. $750/ $775 - $875/mo. mo. No pets. 785-865-8699 Pets okay 3BR, 731 New Jersey, 2 bath, with paid pet deposit cable, DW, & W/D hookup. $750/mo. Available August 785-841-4785 1st. Call 785-979-9264 3-4BR, 2 bath. New carpet, countertops, W/D, on bus route, 2903 University. $900. Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-218-6590

Everything must Go Going out of Business

Lake Pointe Villas & W. 22nd Court

Apartments & Townhomes

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!


Sofas, loveseats, BR sets, dinette sets, mattresses.


Sunrise Place Sunrise Village


Open Sun. Noon - 3PM

3 & 4 BR Single Family Homes Avail. Now & Aug.

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

Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all elect, plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $410. water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Area Open Houses

Rug: Navy Area rug/floral edges. 10 by 13 ft. $100. Call 816-289-5332


Boats-Water Craft

2433 Free State Court Household Misc. Lawrence - 4BR, 3 bath. 3BR, 1606 W. 2nd St. near Price Reduced: $274,000. Air purifier. New comfort 1997 Beaver Patriot YorkI-70 & hospital. 1 Bath, CA, Hub Realty 816-461-1000 brand. With remote con- town 40’ Diesel Pusher.

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

Round Oak Table, 4 chairs with arms, blue material, $85. Call 785-766-8457 after 5PM.

3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick Ln. CA, W/D hookup, garage. Remodeled. $795/mo. $400 deposit. 785-842-7644

3BR, large Victorian. Quiet neighborhood — corner lot on 7th/Ohio. Walk 2 blocks Overland Pointe to downtown. Lg. living areas, wood floors, huge 5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 !"#$%#&!%'() BRs, 2 full baths, CA, W/D 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. hookups, DW, fenced yard. 1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts. Call for Specials! 2BR, 2406 Alabama, 8C. 1.5 $1,140/mo. Avail. Aug. Call Walk-in closets, W/D, DW, baths, kitchen appls. $625/ 785-749-3981, 785-979-3705 fitness center, pool, more mo. Avail. August 1st. Call 3624 W. 7th St. - 3BR, 2 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805 Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 bath, all kitchen 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. ties, bsmt., 2 car garage, 4BR farmhouse $975/mo. $1,250/mo. 785-841-8744 Chase Court Apts. 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 3BR — 1130 Highland, 1 1 & 2 Bedrooms bath, 1 story, CA, W/D Campus Location, W/D, hookup, DW, garage. $900. Pool, Gym, Small Pet OK LUXURY LIVING AT No pets. Call 785-841-5797 1/2 Off August Rent & AFFORDABLE PRICES Security Deposit Special! 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, R A N C H W A Y 785-843-8220 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, TOWNHOMES W/D hookups. No pets. on Clinton Pkwy. $775/mo. Call 785-841-5797




Design now open, 925 Iowa, Ste. L, furniture, decor, antiques, accents, currently accepting consignments by appointment. 785-856-9595 email

for lease: 800 Comet Lane approximately 8,000 sq.ft. building perfect for service or contracting business. Has large overhead doors and plenty of work Mattress Sets: Factory reand storage room. jects, new in plastic. Save Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 up to 70%. All sizes. 785-766-6431

3BR, $795/mo. 1 bath, CA, W/D hookups, 1 car with opener. Security Deposit & Refs. required. 785-749-3840

3BR, 2 bath Condo near KU 2859 Four Wheel Drive Campus. $800/mo. + electric. W/D included. Avail. Amazing 2BR, tranquil inti- kitchen appls., fenced yard, August 1st. 785-550-4544 mate setting, free stand- 1 car. NO PETS! Avail. Aug. ing townhome w/ court- 1. $750/mo. 785-832-9906 Downtown & Campus yard, cathedral ceilings, & 3BR, 1624 Harper. 1 bath, 3 Bedroom Apartments skylights, & W/D. only 1 kitchen appls. $650/mo. 1133 Kentucky St., Lawrence available. Most residents Available August 1st. Call 785-749-7744 professionals. Pets okay. Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 Water & trash paid. 3BR, 2 bath apt., near KU, 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 $750/mo. 785-842-5227 on bus route. Has W/D, bath, garage, fenced yard. balcony with a view. $750/ Avail. Aug. $800/mo. ½ off mo. Call Luke 913-669-0854 Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 Saddlebrook Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

Retail & Furniture Commercial Space Consign &


Everything Must Go! Sat. 16th: 8:30AM-1PM Sun. 17th: 8:30AM - 1PM 4700 W.27th Street, #DD7 (In Aberdeen South Apartment)

Dining table & chairs, couch, computer desk, kid’s bike, chairs, folding chairs, 4-drawer chest, coffee table, high stool, french horn, kitchen items, tableware, women’s clothes, organize shelves, small appliances, etc. etc.

Call Brian at 3BR Townhome on quiet cul-de-sac. Has a garage. 785-218-9075 No pets. $800/month. Call 785-542-3240, 785-865-8951 Toshiba 2655XDVD satellite laptop in good condition. $80. Eves. 785-840-4006 or Office Space please email Pets Office available downtown, 1 room, completely new. XBox, original, with infared Mini dachshunds. includes utilities. $300/mo. DVD remote. $40. For more AKC M/F. Vet checked/Shots. Call 785-842-7337 info. 785-550-7529 $250-300. Call: 785-845-8545. Office Space Available at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. Furniture Brittany puppies for sale. 785-841-4785 Black Futon with oak arm- AKC registered. ChampionOffice space - Prime space rests. $100. Call ship bloodlines. $225. Call avail. 9th & Mississippi. 816-289-5332 913-724-1454. Newly remodeled, 875 sq. Blue Recliner Sofa. 7ft ft. $850/mo. 785-218-1022 long. Good condition. $100. Enhance your listing with Call 816-289-5332.

Retail & Commercial Space

Burgundy Recliner. condition. $60. 816-289-5332.

Good Call

1311 Wakarusa - office space available. 200 sq. ft. Chairs: (4) kitchen chairs, - 6,000 sq. ft. For details brown, on rollers, $40. call 785-842-7644 785-550-7529



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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

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



Saturn 2007 Aura XE leather heated seats, 18” alloy wheels, On Star, great gas mileage and plenty of room for the family! Stk#307641 only $14,476. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Toyota 2008 Camry XLE one owner, sunroof, leather, alloy wheels, home link, JBL sound, CD changer, and plenty of dependability! Stk#17336 only $18,126.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Cars-Imports Honda 2009 Accord LX, 4cyl, great gas savings, ABS, power equip, CD and more! Stk#16828 only $18,374.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Hyundai Accent GLS 2010 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

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

Honda 2010 Civic LX cpe only 7k miles! Why buy new! Stk#18698 only $17,976.00 save thousands! Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

View pictures at One Owner Grand Mer785.856.0280 cury Marquis. 2000 845 Iowa St. model with 75,400 miles. Lawrence, KS 66049 White with white vinyl top. 60-40 power seats; Extra chrome package; Honda 1996 Accord EX. moonroof, CD, power locks and side 5speed, mirrors; keyless entry. leather, cold AC, All power, alloys, car in Lawrence, V-8 Engine with automatic transmission. can email photos, $2,500. Cruise Control. Excellent 913-449-5225 Heat & A/C. Call 912-745-4541 or cell 316-737-6388.

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

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

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

HONDA ACCORD LX, 2011 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

Mazda Protégé ES, 2002 prem pkg, 4cyl, auto, 71k, moon,spoiler,17”wheels,cd pw, pl, $6,900

Mercedes-Benz 300 1989 with AMG Appearance package. Red w/Tan interior, Real Wood Trim, Low Profile Tires on Chrome Rims, Sunroof loaded. $4,888.

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

Ford 2010 Escape XLT 4wd, ABS, traction control, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, stk#11153A only $20,978 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Porsche Cayenne S 2005 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

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


Special Purchase of 10’ Hyundai Accents, 3 to choose from for only $11,841. Great gas mileage and dependability hurry for best selection. These won’t last long Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Hyundai Accent A/C, Automatic $12,995

Volvo S-60 2009 2.5t Beauty, luxury & performance all in one. 19,000 miles. All-wheel drive and 26 mpg hi-way makes this a safe and easy drive any day of the year. A must see, and priced to sell at $22,987.00. Call John B. 877-328-8281 Stock#110664A 1000 N. Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062

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Add behavioral management to medication Those kids should call no less than once a month and preferably more. It’s pretty bad when parents nurture and guide their children until they can make a life of their own and then they are pretty much forgotten. A phone call means the world to us parents. — Concerned in Indiana

Dear Annie: For the past two years, my 4-year-old granddaughter has been given medication to “help her enter REM sleep” at night, and the dosage was recently increased. She seems drugged and impossible to wake up. This drug worries me, and I also have no clue what the long-term effects might be. I mentioned my concerns to my son and daughter-in-law and suggested trying more natural remedies, such as no TV or chocolate or sugary foods at night and perhaps putting her to bed around 7:00 instead of 10:00, but they ignored me. It is so hard to see a young child taking so much medication at such a young age. When she stays overnight at my house, she is on a calmer routine with regular mealtimes, and she naps and eats and sleeps without any fuss. In fact, she is a joy. Do you have any suggestions on how I can be a positive influence in her life? — Worried Grandma

Dear Indiana: If we controlled the world, all adult children would call their ing, devoted parents daily and visit once a week. UnfortuMost pediatricians who rec- nately, we cannot make that ommend medication do so in happen. Parents whose chilconjunction with behavioral management techniques — such as winding down before bedtime, no sugar or caffeine, etc. Although you are an expert on those techniques, it is not a good idea to stop any regular medications without first checking with the doctor. But if your granddaughter doesn’t need to take her sleep medication every night, the best thing you can do is ask if she can sleep at your home as often as possible.

Dear Grandma: Prescribing sleep medication for toddlers is, unfortunately, not uncommon these days, although we are concerned that this pediatrician has kept your granddaughter on heavy drugs for such an extended period.

Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Feeling Dejected,” whose three sons live far away and only call a few times a year. Among other things, you said he may need to be less focused on his children. That was a terrible response.

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Not unlike Charlie Brown’s attempts to fly a kite or kick a football with Lucy’s help, every summer I return to a new season of “Breaking Bad” (9 p.m., AMC) and wonder, just what do other critics and Emmy voters see in this show that I can’t? In the season four opener there is significant blood spilling, a pathetic scene involving a bedpan, and a lot of unrelieved tension, pregnant pauses and awkward silence. Teacher-turned-meth-cookerdrug dealer big shot Walter (Bryan Cranston) seems more laconic than ever and doesn’t say a whole lot in the opening hour. And understanding much of what he does say requires a degree in advanced chemistry. Superior dramas (say, “The Sopranos” or “Mad Men”) and even middling ones (think “Rescue Me”) leaven moments of tragedy with dark comedy, much of it involving a tragic or doomed male interacting with a sensible wife, girlfriend or other woman. Tonight’s season opener has about three minutes of action involving females. And they’re hardly respites from the gloom. Now some folks may say that “Bad” is a profound statement about America’s state of medical care, the scandal of Big Pharma or the war on drugs. Call me old-fashioned, but the duty of any series is to be entertaining. Or at least bearable. I frequently feel bludgeoned by “Breaking Bad” and more than occasionally bored. If that makes me a bad critic or a shallow person, so be it. ● Rufus Sewell stars in the new “Masterpiece Mystery!” (8 p.m., Sunday, PBS, part one of three) offering, “Zen.” The title has nothing to do with Buddhism or Eastern thought. Zen is the nickname of Detective Aurelio Zen (Sewell) of Rome. He’s an honest cop in a system beset with corruption. He’s a handsome guy who lives with his mother, catches the attention of a fetching colleague and finds himself pressured to free an apparently guilty massmurderer to prevent political embarrassment to higher-ups. And, by the way, a vicious killer is out to get him. Too often “Zen” seems like just another British police procedural, complete with London, Cockney and Yorkshire accents. The fact that it’s set in front of gorgeous scenery in Rome and Venice is pleasantly distracting, but not without confusion.

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Tonight’s other highlights ● Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): murder in Mexico, sports betting, the elusive jaguar. ● Scheduled on “Dateline” (6 p.m., NBC): child laborers among migrant farmers. ● A teen finds herself harassed online in the TV drama “Cyberbully” (7 p.m., ABC Family). ● Alcide helps Sookie on “True Blood” (8 p.m., HBO). ● “Big Rich Texas” (8 p.m., Style) examines the shopping habits of mothers and daughters in Dallas. ● A new recruit, another warning on “Falling Skies” (9 p.m., TNT). ● Reeling in a recently released offender on “In Plain Sight” (9 p.m., USA). ● Consultants and experts try to save watering holes from extinction on the new series “Bar Rescue” (9 p.m., Spike). ● A murder in the sideshow demimonde on “The Glades” (9 p.m., A&E). ● Larry inspires battered women on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (9 p.m., HBO).



Tonight: Check in with a parent or older relative. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★★ One-on-one relating could add a confusing message. Keep asking questions to not only clarify but also to help the other party understand what he or she wants to express. Tonight: Don't restrain your imagination. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ Confirm what you think you heard rather than take offense. Your popularity allows for many options, but it might be best to take care of an issue as it happens. Tonight: Add some romance to the mix. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★ Make it OK not to have spectacular plans. Relaxing, even if just reading or gardening, needs to happen. Tonight: Catch up on news via email, chat or the phone. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ Plans could change; a tiff or two could occur. Nevertheless, you seem to enjoy a child or loved one no matter what you do together. Listen to your inner voice with him or her. Tonight: Return calls. Sensitivity counts. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ You might need some downtime. Invite a family member or friend over rather than go out. A misunderstanding can be

cleared up given time and patience. Tonight: Let your innate caring emerge. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21) ★★★★★ Speak out and say what you think, especially if you're uncomfortable with a situation. A confusing message could be at the base of this problem. Tonight: Catch up on another person's news. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★ Be careful with a financial discussion and decision. Someone might only hear what he or she wants to hear. Make a talk OK, but make sure there will be another one. Tonight: Invite a friend or neighbor over for a barbecue. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Clarify what you mean, as any vagueness could be misconstrued. Confirm that your audience is listening. Tonight: Just be yourself. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ You might find that someone you care about could misunderstand your intentions. Try to clear the air. Tonight: Have an easy meal; have that talk. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Comedian Phyllis Diller is 94. Actor Donald Sutherland is 76. Actress-singer Diahann Carroll is 76. Rock musician Spencer Davis is 69. Actress Lucie Arnaz is

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For Sunday, July 17: This year, you experience a lack of intellectual flow with key people. Perhaps the words are different, but know that a common thread exists with issues and a concept. Single Moon Children might yearn for a relationship that could knock their socks off, wanting one person and one person only. If you are attached, you and your sweetie need to agree to disagree. Pisces encourages more daydreaming. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ A sense of irritation could undermine your actions. Go for a walk to discover what is at the root of this feeling. Tonight: Make it early. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ You might regret saying yes to an offer or an invitation. You can decide to cancel or follow along with your initial plans. Tonight: Into the wee hours ... Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ Keep reaching out for a distant friend. Just because you keep missing him or her isn't a reason to stop trying.


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Rapper Sole’ is 38. Hockey player Marc Savard is 34. Rhythm-and-blues singer Jeremih is 24. Actress Summer Bishil is 23.

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker July 17, 2011 ACROSS 1 Davenport, e.g. 5 Taking the booby prize 9 Abrasive tools 14 Like some history 15 Cookie many take apart 16 Send to seventh heaven 17 Small freshwater fish 18 Appendectomy leftover 19 “___ that one, the other one!” 20 BaskinRobbins tool 23 Farthest or highest (Abbr.) 24 Samovar, e.g. 25 Backpackers 28 Quark + antiquark 30 Hot coal 33 ___ Moines, Iowa 34 Motorcoach 36 Geological time period 37 Short women in Mexico? 38 Skater’s maneuver 42 Protest gone bad 43 “... all men ___ created equal” 44 Archery-bow wood 45 Trouble, in a Shakespeare title

46 Grind, as teeth 48 Feminine side, in Jungian psychology 52 High-flying socialites 54 Braying beast 56 Romaine lettuce 57 Group that goes camping 61 Irises are part of them 63 Year of Latin class 64 Opposed to 65 “Pet” irritation 66 “I ___ man with seven wives ...” 67 Stadium level 68 More desiccated 69 “Hey you, c’mere!” 70 Good piece of land DOWN 1 Element in salt 2 Delphi prophet 3 Diamond features 4 An acting Baldwin 5 Runner-up in a race 6 Esoteric 7 Tailor’s junction 8 High, rocky hills 9 Painter associated with

Monet 10 “Take ___ at this!” 11 Los Angeles harbor site 12 Bottom-ofpage abbr. 13 Collector’s goal 21 Accumulate, as a tab 22 Biden’s predecessor as vice president 26 Garner 27 Leaky radiator sound 29 “In memoriam” item 31 Distributes (with “out”) 32 “Bad call, ump!” 35 Tilts 37 Spread, as seeds 38 Destroyer of sandcastles 39 Soft drink in a float

40 Chapter of history 41 Bare minimum 42 Former British rule in India 46 It blows off steam 47 Plays poltergeist 49 Like Che’s face 50 Certain case disputer 51 Dream big 53 Italian white 55 Ermine by another name 58 Army base 59 A good deal of binary code 60 Pro ___ (proportionally) 61 Delivery co. with brown trucks 62 Churchill symbol



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Murdoch in ad tells U.K.: ‘We are sorry’ By Jill Lawless

NEWSPAPERS ARE OPENED TO SHOW THE ADVERTISEMENT APOLOGY for News International, photographed Saturday at a news vendor in central London. News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch signed the company advert entitled “We are sorry,” which appeared in British national newspapers Saturday.

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LONDON — “We are sorry” the full-page ad began Saturday, as Rupert Murdoch tried to halt a phone-hacking scandal that has claimed two of his top executives with a gesture of atonement and promises to right the wrongs committed by his now-shuttered tabloid, News of the World. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative-led government and the London police, meanwhile, faced increasing questions over their close relationship with Murdoch’s media empire. Cameron was feeling the heat Saturday after government records showed that Murdoch executives have held 26 meetings with him in since he was elected in May 2010 and were invited to his country retreat. Senior police officers also had close ties to Murdoch executives, even hiring one as a consultant who has since been arrested in the phone hacking and police bribery scandal rocking Murdoch’s News Corp. Murdoch is struggling to contain the crisis, which has already forced him to shut down the 168-year-old News of the World, scuttled his bid for lucrative TV broadcaster BSkyB, knocked billions off the value of News Corp. and claimed the jobs of two key aides: Rebekah Brooks, CEO of his British unit News International, and Wall Street Journal publisher Les Hinton. On Saturday, News Corp. ran an ad in seven British national newspapers with the headline “We are sorry.” Signed by Murdoch, it apologized “for the serious wrongdoing that occurred.” “We are deeply sorry for the hurt suffered by the individuals affected. We regret not acting faster to sort things out,” it said. A front-page headline in another Murdoch paper, The Times, called it a “Day of atonement.”

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Murdoch was running a second ad in Sunday papers headed “putting right what’s gone wrong,” in which he promised the company would cooperate with the police inquiry and compensate hacking victims. The public displays of contrition came after News Corp. last week hired PR firm Edelman Communications, whose clients include Starbucks and Burger King, to help with public relations and lobbying. The hiring coincided with an abrupt change in tone — as recently as Thursday Murdoch was quoted by the Wall Street Journal as saying the company had handled the crisis “extremely well in every way possible” and complaining he was “getting annoyed” at all the negative headlines. Cameron has appointed a judge to conduct a sweeping inquiry into criminal activity at the News of the World and in the British media as he tries to distance the government from the scandal. But Rupert Murdoch’s son James, Brooks and ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson were all guests at the prime minister’s country house, Chequers. Coulson’s stay in March

came only two months after he resigned as Cameron’s communications chief amid the spiraling scandal — an invitation that critics said showed poor judgment on Cameron’s part and revealed the cozy relationship between political leaders and Murdoch’s powerful media empire. Coulson is one of nine people arrested and questioned by police over what they knew about phone hacking at the News of the World. No one has yet been charged. Foreign Secretary William Hague defended the government Saturday, saying “it’s not surprising that in a democratic country there is some contact between leaders” and media chiefs. “I’m not embarrassed by it in any way, but there is something wrong here in this country and it must be put right,” Hague told the BBC. “It’s been acknowledged by the prime minister and I think that’s the right attitude to take.” Hague said Cameron had invited Coulson to Chequers “to thank him for his work, he’s worked for him for several years, that is a normal, human thing to do.” Cameron said last week that the relationship between

politicians, the media and the police in Britain had grown too close and must be changed. Murdoch began his apologies Friday as he met with the family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, whose phone was hacked by the News of the World in 2002. The revelation that journalists had accessed her phone in search of scoops while police were looking for the missing 13-year-old fueled an explosion of interest in the long-simmering scandal. The 80-year-old mogul said “as founder of the company I was appalled to find out what had happened and I apologized.” The phones of celebrities, royal aides, politicians and top athletes are also alleged to have been hacked, and police are investigating whether victims of London’s 2005 terrorist bombings and the families of dead British soldiers were among the tabloid’s targets. The scandal claimed its first casualty among Murdoch’s U.S. executives Friday when Hinton announced he was stepping down immediately as publisher of the Wall Street Journal and chief executive of Dow Jones & Co.


Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker July 16, 2011 ACROSS 1 Solitude seeker 6 Make googoo eyes 11 Dallas sch. 14 Steps within a computer program 16 Proof letters 17 Kind of rattlesnake or terrapin 18 German “and” 19 “Mad Men” cable channel 20 ___-cone 21 “A Knight’s ___” (2001) 22 So on and so forth 25 “___ of Good Feelings” 27 Kind of butterfly 29 Weight charge 32 Straw unit 33 Concerning, in legalese 34 Come down hard, as rain 36 Walks through shallow water 39 Spelunker’s hangout 40 Ground ball between the legs, for one 42 Powers in “Doomsday Machine” 43 They can only take you downhill 45 Father, as a mudder 46 “Members ___” 47 Troubles or

woes 49 Perfumes 51 Popular brand at the grocery store? 54 Pollutioncontrol gp. 55 Roxy Music musician Brian 56 What criminals ignore 57 Talk and talk and talk 59 Paul Anka’s “___ Beso” 61 Savings for one’s later yrs. 62 Small but influential group 67 “___ Rosenkavalier” (Strauss opera) 68 Interrogation aid 69 “Kookie” Byrnes 70 Cut short 71 Abrasive files DOWN 1 It sent Timothy Leary on a trip 2 “Yes, monsieur!” 3 Where Grizzlies and Raptors play together 4 Writer Bombeck 5 Shared a place (with) 6 Letters with some flowers 7 Ad-___ (improvises) 8 Cockamamie

9 Make a new part in hair 10 Sound of disappointment 11 Country hoedown 12 ___ Park, Calif. 13 Fresh milk container? 15 Open, as shipped goods 21 Father of Ajax 22 Films with casts of thousands 23 Describing pitch 24 Turn back to you 26 Golden ___ (retirees) 28 Furry foot 30 Christmas tree shedding 31 Like freakish coincidences 35 Telegraph

inventor 37 Comedian DeGeneres 38 Authority 41 Regard highly 44 Type of camera, for short 48 Make one’s attendance official 50 Less strict 51 Move effortlessly 52 Dog-___ (well-worn, as pages) 53 Flogged, in a way 58 “Adam ___” (Eliot novel) 60 Black-andwhite sea creature 62 Suffix with “percent” 63 Bloodshot 64 The 100 in a dol. 65 Chop (off) 66 Hosp. trauma centers



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SHAPING UP By Oscar Puma


L.A. avoids feared ‘Carmageddon’ traffic jam LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern Californians appeared Saturday to be willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to avoid the dreaded “Carmageddon” — leaving their cars in the garage. Unusually light traff ic flowed freely through the nation’s second-largest city despite fears of epic traffic jams spawned by the 53-hour shutdown of a 10-mile stretch of one of the region’s most critical freeways. Authorities closed the segment of Interstate 405 on the western side of the metropolis to allow partial demolition of a bridge, warning motorists to stay off the roads or plan alternate routes. Officials were optimistic that the public far and wide had gotten the message, though there was some concern that the lack of gridlock would make the public complacent and that drivers would get behind the wheel before the freeway’s scheduled reopening early Monday. “We hope they still listen to what we’re saying and not go out and try to drive through this area, because it is going to be congested if people do that,” said Mike Miles, a district director of the California Department of Transportation, known as Caltrans. Citizens clearly embraced

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INTERSTATE 405 IS COMPLETELY FREE OF TRAFFIC, seen looking southbound from the Skirball Drive bridge, in preparation for the demolition of the Mulholland Drive bridge, just after midnight early Saturday morning. the warnings, leaving neighborhood streets clear near the closure. “It’s been one of the most quiet Saturdays I’ve seen in forever,” said Steven Ramada, who had expected to hear lots of cars honking in front of his Sherman Oaks home but instead only heard news helicopters. “Everyone’s calling this Carmageddon weekend, but it feels like copter-geddon over where we live,” he said. Not everyone was cooperating, though. California Highway Patrol

Officer Charmaine Fajardo said a 74-year-old man was arrested for jogging on the closed freeway after police told him he couldn’t do so, and one or more bicyclists also were intercepted on the route. Fajardo said officers now have orders to arrest anyone trying to enter the shuttered freeway. Additionally, a suspected drunken driver was arrested after going around barricades to enter the freeway, Fajardo said. Progress on demolition of the half-century-old Mulhol-

land Bridge was said to be good. Powerful machines with long booms hammered away at the south side of the span, which is being removed to allow the interstate to be widened. The plan is to leave the north-side lanes standing until the south side is rebuilt. Gail Standish, 47, peddled from Beverly Hills with her bicycling club to a 405 overlook a quarter-mile from the closed span. “Everybody’s calling this weekend Carmageddon, but seeing the freeway empty it feels more post-apocalyptic,” Standish said. Authorities looking at the potential impacts of the $1 billion interstate project spent months giving the public dire warnings. The event got its name when Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky told an early June press conference that “this doesn’t need to be a Carmageddon” if people avoided driving. Although no major delays related to the closure had occurred by midafternoon, a major test of was likely in the evening when Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy, featuring David Beckam, is scheduled to play Spanish heavyweight Real Madrid at Memorial Coliseum south of downtown.

Troops march in San Diego’s gay pride parade By Julie Watson Associated Press Writer

S A N D I E G O — About 200 active-duty troops and veterans wearing T-shirts advertising their branch of service marched Saturday in San Diego’s gay pride parade with American flags and rainbow banners, marking what is believed to be the first time a military contingent has participated in such an event in the U.S. Many of the active-duty troops said they were moved to come out because it is time to end the military’s ban on openly gay troops. The march comes a day after a federal appeals court rein-

stated “don’t ask, don’t tell” but with a caveat that prevents the government from investigating or penalizing anyone who is openly gay. National Guard member Nichole Herrera, 31, said she didn’t think twice about marching, even though the policy is back on the books. She said she was “choked up” several times as she walked down a main thoroughfare in San Diego, a major Navy port. “This is one of the proudest days in my life. It’s time for it (the policy) to be gone,” Herrera said. “I’m a soldier no matter what, regardless of my sexual orientation.” The crowd roared as the group waving military flags

and holding placards identifying their military branch walked past the thousands. Every branch of service was represented Saturday, including the Coast Guard. Marines and sailors ran out carrying their branch’s flags over their heads. One Marine stopped to pose with two towering bikini-clad blondes in stiletto-heeled boots. Onlookers stepped into the parade route to salute them. One man in a rainbow colored shirt waved his feather boa and yelled “Hooah!” the military battle cry. The national Servicemembers Legal Defense Network — representing gay and lesbian active-duty military personnel

— informed organizer Sean Sala that they are warning members that it is still a risk to come out as long as “don’t ask, don’t tell” is on the books. Sala, a former Navy operations specialist, said it’s time for the gay and lesbian community to stop hiding in fear. “This is not in any way a violation of military policy, and it’s time for the country to move on — plain and simple,” he said. Rolling slowly behind the 200 service members was a green half-ton military truck with the banner “Taking pride in our LGBT service men and women.” Speakers on the truck blasted out “Taps” and military fight songs.

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Gulf oil spill cleanup turns up trove of Native American relics By Cain Burdeau Associated Press Writer

CAMINADA HEADLAND , L A . — Cleanup after the BP oil spill has turned up dozens of sites where archaeologists are finding human and animal bones, pottery and primitive weapons left behind by prehistoric Indian settlements — a trove of new clues about the Gulf Coast’s mound dwellers more than 1,300 years ago. But they also fear the remains could be damaged by oil or lost to erosion before they can be fully studied. So far, teams of archaeologists hired by the oil giant have visited more than 100 sites and sent back a growing list of finds to labs for radiocarbon dating and other tests, though extensive excavations haven’t been done. Scholars have also accompanied cleanup crews to make sure they don’t unwittingly throw away relics. The disaster that began when the Deepwater Horizon exploded in April of 2010 has highlighted the urgent need to protect the sites, but a government scientist says neither their discovery — nor the money to study them — would have come as quickly without the spill. “We’re f illing in gaps. There is some pioneering archaeological work going on as a result of the oil spill,” said Larry Murphy, lead archeologist for a council of government agencies and trustees overseeing the oil cleanup. He said uncovering the sites, many of them prehis-

toric, represents “a great leap in cumulative knowledge” about Native Americans in coastal Louisiana, who have been less studied than their counterparts in other regions. Still, the oil represents an added threat to an area that already was under siege from land loss and rising sea levels. Oil has contaminated some artifacts and can interfere with radiocarbon dating, a primary technique for determining the age of an object. Many shores are still scattered with tar balls. Louisiana’s state archaeologist, Charles McGimsey, said the extent of the oil damage to artifacts isn’t known, but he doesn’t expect it to be disastrous. The Associated Press was given a rare glimpse of several sites in June during a guided tour of the Caminada Headland by land warden and amateur archaeologist Forrest Travirca III. Prehistoric artifacts had been found and recorded on the headland before the spill, but not to the extent now being done. Travirca began finding more of them while keeping watch for BP’s black oil last summer on a remote stretch of beach that looks onto the silhouettes of oil rigs and platforms. The headland was one of the hardest-hit spots. “I was walking on marine shell, rangia clam shell, walking out on a point I know, when I looked down, found a pot sherd, and then I started f inding more and more,” Travirca recalled.


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