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Nonprofit’s overhead costs raise concerns

Program brings ‘dramatic change’ DISTRICT JUDGE LEE FOWLER conducts Lyon County’s Drug Court. The program gives offenders a second chance at getting straight with the help of a strict program set up by the judge and a team.


Only 11 percent of funds went to help veterans By Shaun Hittle

Fundraisers for the Tonganoxie-based Purple Heart Veterans Foundation have been spotted at booths in front of several local stores recently, collecting donations to “support the troops.” But for every dollar you might have given them, only 11 cents would actually make it to a veteran or a member of the armed services, according to a Journal-World investigation. You’ve got Based on interviews to spend with foundation President Andrew Gruber, as money to as an examination of make money.” well the foundation’s IRS nonprofit tax forms, the — Andrew Gruber, investigation revealed: president of Purple ● Nearly $541,000 was collected by the foundaHearts Veterans tion in 2010, but almost Foundation out of Tonganoxie, who said $420,000 of that was paid to Independent Promohis relatively new tions, an Indianapolisorganization’s effibased for-prof it ciency will improve fundraising company after a few years. operated by Scott Gruber, Andrew’s brother. Only $61,000 was actually paid to support organizations for veterans or on care packages for troops. ● Gruber started another nonprofit this year, registered at his home address, named the Kids Vs. Cancer Foundation. Tax forms for this organization were not yet available. The organization is run by Andrew’s other brother, Steven Gruber, in Corpus Christi, Texas. ● Andrew Gruber was paid $20,000 in 2010 as foundation president but will make $48,000 this year, a decision approved by the board of directors, which includes Gruber and two other people. The Journal-World asked three representatives from organizations that monitor nonprofits to review the foundation’s tax forms. All three representatives expressed concern about the foundations. “It’s not adding up,” said Lindsay Nichols, a spokeswoman from the nonprofit watchdog group GuideStar. Is Gruber operating a well-orchestrated, multistate scheme for his and his family’s

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Jody McKinsey, drug offender who completed the first phase of the program

District Judge Lee Fowler, who oversees Lyon County’s Drug Court

3-stage drug court aims for rehabilitation of offenders


MPORIA — After Judge Lee Fowler calls her name, Jody McKinsey strides to the front of the large Lyon County courtroom. McKinsey, 24, of Emporia, hands Fowler a small book that operates as her daily planner. She stands there looking up at the judge as he thumbs through the book. Fowler likes what he sees in the planner, and he’s happy about the report he received an hour earlier from a probation officer about McKinsey, who is serving a probation sentence for marijuana possession. She’s obtained a sponsor for drug treatment. She’s working full time, and she’s enrolled in classes for later this month at Flint Hills Technical College. “Everything looks pretty good. You’ve gone to all your meetings,” Fowler says. “I’m going to move you into phase two.” Immediately, the other defendants there

Shelly Wright, executive director of Path to Recovery in Emporia

for Lyon County’s drug court session and the team of probation officers and treatment providers, who are sitting in the jury box, break into applause. “It’s kind of a confidence booster. It’s a reminder that I’m on the right track, and I’m doing the right thing,” said McKinsey, who said participating in the court in the month since her conviction has allowed her to renew her focus on her two young children and her career. “It’s a dramatic change. It was pretty much a 180.” The positive reinforcement is not typical for a court setting, but Fowler’s drug court is an intensive probation program aimed at reducing substance abuse among drug offenders, keeping them out of jail and prison and making them productive members of society. Please see COURT, page 6A

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City auditor encourages policy U.S. downgrade raises anxiety — for distribution of rate dollars DEBT RATING

but what exactly does it mean?

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The real danger from the downgrade of U.S. government debt by Standard & Poor’s isn’t higher interest rates. It’s the hit to the nation’s fragile economic psyche and rattled financial markets. S&P’s decision to strip the U.S. of its sterling AAA credit rating for the first time and move it down one notch, to AA+, deals a blow to the confidence of consumers and businesses at a dangerous time, economists say. The agency is “striking at the

heart of what makes the global economy tick,” says Chris Rupkey, chief financial economists for the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. “It isn’t just dollars and cents.” A look at this downgrade, and downgrades in general — and what they mean:

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What did Standard & Poor’s do?

The ratings agency downgraded its rating on the federal government’s long-term debt one level from

the top AAA grade to AA+. Long-term debt includes notes and bonds that come due in more than one year. They have terms ranging from two to 30 years. Short-term debt includes Treasury bills that have terms ranging from a few days to 52 weeks. The rating on the government’s short-term debt was not downgraded. Of the $9.4 billion in publicly traded U.S. government debt, 72 percent is longterm.

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You probably already know that those water and sewer bills you pay to the city of Lawrence likely will be a bit higher next year. City commissioners at their meeting Tuesday are expected to finalize 2 percent increases for both water and sewer rates for 2012. What may be a surprise, though, is some of that extra money you’ll pay will go to help other city departments — ranging from the folks who fix streets Please see DEBT, page 2A to the attorneys who keep the

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city’s legal affairs in line. In 2012, the city is budgeted to take $3.08 million the city receives in water and sewer rates and disperse it to other city departments. That fact isn’t particularly unusual. Cities across the country make similar types of transfers, but now the practice in Lawrence is drawing concern after the city auditor in 2008 highlighted that the city has no policy for determining how many rate dollars ought to be diverted. Three years later, the city still doesn’t have a policy.

Lawrence City Manager David Corliss said he expects to present a policy for distributing rate funds to city commissioners in Please see POLICY, page 2A the fall.

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DEATHS Dr. Franklyn Dewayne Ott Dr. Franklyn Dewayne Ott, 75, of Topeka, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011. Professor Ott was born August 29th, 1935, in Front Royal, VA. He was the son of Elwood and Helen Viola (Nee Sumption) Ott. His father died when he was four years old. He was a graduate of Clifton Forge High School in Virginia and later received an Associate Degree of Arts from Ferrum Junior College in 1957 and a joint Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Lynchburg College in 1964. Dr. Ott earned a Doctorate Degree from the University of Kansas in 1970. Dr. Ott was a member and later appointed as instructor of the National Camping School of the Boy Scouts of America. During his long career he worked at several universities and research institutes, including the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (part of the College of William & Mary); the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts; Memphis State University; and Texas A&M University. Professor Ott had a pas-

sion for algae, particularly the red algae. He published numerous articles and at least one monograph on the red algae. Even after his retirement he continued his research from a laboratory in his home. Earlier this year he finished editing another monograph related to algae. Professor Ott married Dr. Aleta Jo Petrik in 1970 in Beatrice, NE. She preceded him in death on August 13, 2009. Survivors include friends, Donna and Nicholas Calabrese, Topeka; Dorothy and Merle Gile, Las Vegas, NV; Judy and Jon Getz and Sally Haines, Lawrence; his late wife’s parents, Leo and Elizabeth Petrik, Topeka; and cousins in Virginia. A private burial will take place at the Caldwell Cemetery, Caldwell, KS. Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel, Topeka, is assisting with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Phycological Society of America Endowment, 3307 3rd Avenue West, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119-1950. To leave a special message online, please visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka. com.

Ethel Lorraine Weidman Ethel Lorraine Weidman, 90, of Lawrence, Kansas died Sunday, July 31, 2011. She is survived by her five children, Leslie Massopust of San Marco, CA, Gilbert “Buddy” Weidman of Topeka, Tracy Edwards of Charleston, SC, Durand “Randy” Weidman of Salina Weidman and Thyde “Lori” Brickman of Topeka, nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Known as Lorraine, or Larry, she is predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Gilbert Edwin Weidman. Lorraine loved performing music and did so generously with her family throughout the years, appearing frequently at nursing homes and senior facilities. Her soulful singing and her flute and piano playing were a source of comfort to her-

self and others. She believed that music could help anyone get through difficult times. Lorraine was generous and compassionate to a fault and always had a kind word, hug or smile for everyone she met. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and served as a Noble Grand, was active in an Extension Unit Home Demonstration Club and served on the Board of Trustees of Penn House. Her favorite activities were music, sewing, gardening, bridge, dancing and home crafts. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Penn House, 1035 Pennsylvania St., Lawrence, KS 66044, or the American Alzheimer’s Association, 4125 SW Gage Center Dr., Topeka, KS 66604-1653, (785) 271-1844. A private inurnment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent warrenmcelwain .com.

WALTER H ENRY R EED S R. Funeral services for Walter Henry Reed Sr., 81, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at WarrenMcElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. He died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born May 4, 1930, in Reed Clarksville, Ark., the son of Willy David and Helen Hogan Reed. Mr. Reed retired as a custodian from the Douglas County Courthouse. He was the coordinator for the annual Thanksgiving dinner. He was famous for his wassail and good cooking. He married Barbara J. Herbert on March 14, 1969, in Reno, Nev. She preceded

MARY J. HARRELL Arrangements for Mary J. Harrell, 78, Lawrence are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost

Funeral Home. Mrs. Harrell died Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at Medicalodges of Eudora.

LYN DWYER Services are pending for Lyn Dwyer, 59, Overland Park. Ms. Dwyer, the sister of


Q: What does a downgrade mean? A: A downgrade is a warning to buyers of bonds and other debt that the chance that they won’t get their money back has increased, however slightly. In theory, downgrades should lead to higher borrowing costs for the issuer (in this case, the government) since investors demand a higher interest rate if they’re taking a bigger risk.

Q: Does it mean U.S. interest rates will go up? A: The 10-year Treasury note is considered the basis for all other interest rates, so higher rates on that and other long-term U.S. debt could lead to borrowing costs on everything from mortgages to car loans. That would also make it more expensive for state and local governments, companies and consumers to borrow money. But it’s not clear that S&P’s downgrade will have an effect on rates. Treasury securities are a foundation of the U.S. financial system and are still HURCHBAUGH SERVICES considered one of the safest investments in the world. As Funeral services for Doris and Centropolis Christian stocks plunged the last two Opal Churchbaugh, 99, Church. weeks, the price of Treasurys Overland Park, formerly of She married Leslie soared because demand was Baldwin City, will be at 11 Theodore Churchbaugh on high, even though investors a.m. Wednesday at RumseyJan. 10, 1934, and they were knew there might be a downYost Funeral Home. Burial married for 63 years. He grade. Since yields on debt will follow at Pleasant Hill preceded her in death April securities fall as prices rise, Cemetery in Pleasant Grove. 9, 1997. the yield on the 10-year note Mrs. She was also preceded in dropped from 2.96 percent on Churchbaugh death by daughter Vera July 22 to 2.39 percent on Fridied Friday, Flora, her parents and five day. Aug. 5, 2011, brothers. A downgrade could spur a at Delmar Survivors include sister “quick jolt of nervous, kneeGardens in Adeline Watts and husband jerk selling” of bonds, raising Overland Norman, Centropolis; three rates in the short term, said Park. grandchildren, Debbie Guy LeBas, chief f ixed She was Rogers, Brenda Sweeney and income strategist at Janney born Feb. 10, Churchbaugh Larry Flora; eight greatMontgomery Scott. But 1912, in rural grandchildren; and five investors are so worried Franklin County, the daughgreat-great-grandchildren. about the economy and need ter of Charles Albert and Friends may call from the safety of Treasurys that Nellie Pearl Allen Myers. noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at they could quickly become Mrs. Churchbaugh moved the funeral home, where the buyers again. to Douglas County in 1934, family will receive friends to Baldwin City in 1993 and from 10 a.m. until service Q: Wasn’t this what the spent the past six years at time Wednesday. debt limit agreement in ConDelmar Gardens in Overland The family suggests gress was supposed to prePark. She and her husband memorials to the American vent? farmed in southern Douglas Cancer Society or American A: Yes, but S&P sees the County. She drove a school Heart Association, sent in agreement as falling short of bus for Willow Springs care of the funeral home, what’s necessary to fix the School from 1958 to 1962. 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS nation’s finances. The spendMrs. Churchbaugh was a 66044. ing cuts Democrats and member of Palmyra Family Online condolences may Republicans agreed on were and Community Education be sent at relatively modest. More diffi-


him in death May 2, 2000. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Irene Vaughn and Sidney McCullough, and two brothers, Willy Alfred and Thirl McDonald. Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Walker, Wanda Reed and Denise Reed, all of Lawrence; two sons, Kevin, Martinez, Calif., and Walter Jr., Florida; a sister, Carol Harris, Lawrence; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. The family suggests memorials to Babcock Place Resident Fund, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain .com.

Sharon Dwyer of Lawrence, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011.

cult, comprehensive cuts were pushed to the future. S&P also notes that the possibility of new revenue, for instance from tax increases, appears more remote than before. The rancor around the agreement also made it more clear how far apart Democrats and Republicans are. “Our opinion is that elected officials remain wary of tackling the structural issues required to effectively address the rising U.S. public debt burden,” S&P said. Q: What did the other ratings agencies do? A: The two other major agencies haven’t taken action yet. Moody’s Investor Service has said it might downgrade the U.S. rating, but its chief economist noted Friday that Treasury securities “are still the gold standard.” Fitch Ratings said last week that the agreement on budget cuts was an important first step but “not the end of the process.” Q: How many times has the U.S. been downgraded below AAA? A: Never. The S&P has given the U.S. a AAA rating since 1941. The U.S. and has only faced the threat of a downgrade once. In 1995, when Bill Clinton was president, a similar default loomed and the credit rating agencies warned of a downgrade. At the time, the country had $4.9 trillion in debt — nearly $10 trillion less than now. Once Congress resolved that debt crisis a year later, the credit agencies removed their warning. Q: How has a downgrade affected other countries? A: In May 1998, S&P knocked Belgium, Italy and Spain from AAA to AA. A week later, their 10-year rates had barely budged. In some cases, fell. A week after S&P took Ireland’s AAA rating away in March 2009, 10-year rates in that country had fallen 0.18 percentage points. Q: How long might it take for the U.S. to regain a AAA rating? A: Analysts say it could be tough for the U.S. to regain the AAA rating soon especially given its current economic challenges. S&P officials implied that it will take years to see a meaningful change in the U.S. fiscal situation and in the government’s ability to cut the budget.







“I would hope one gets implemented soon,” City Auditor Michael Eglinski said. It may just sound like a paper-pushing thing, but proponents of a policy say it is needed to ensure that water and sewer rates aren’t used as a way to pay for services that really ought to be supported by taxes. “It would add more accountability to the process,” said Bobbie Flory, executive director of the Lawrence Home Builders Association. “When people don’t know where the money is going or how it is being used, then we become uneasy.” The home builders have taken an interest in the issue as they battle against a proposed 11 percent increase in city fees charged when new homes hook onto the city’s water and sewer system. The one-time fees, which are set to go up by about $340, also will be decided at Tuesday’s meeting. City Manager David Corliss said he is confident the city’s rate money is being used appropriately. Corliss said many cities make similar transfers under the premise that a city-owned utility department benefits from city services. And since a cityowned utility department doesn’t pay any taxes or franchise fees, it ought to transfer some of its rate money back to the general government. Corliss said some of the bigger costs in Lawrence involve the time and material the city’s Public Works Department spends on fixing streets after a water main break. But he said other city departments should be reimbursed for services provided to the utility department, such as computer services, legal services, payroll services and a host of other administrative functions. “We believe it is appropriate for the utility to pay some money related to helping us cover those costs,” Corliss said. Flory said she agrees some transfers are appropriate. “But it would be helpful to have a policy that sets some parameters,” Flory said. Corliss in past years has agreed with Eglinski’s recommendation that a policy should be created. But Corliss last week said creation of a policy is time-consuming because he wants it to be comprehensive. He said he’s directed staff to create a policy that looks at how much the utility would pay the city if it were an investor-owned utility that is charged taxes and franchise fees. Corliss said he now expects to present a policy to city commissioners in the fall. Some commissioners said they thought such a policy would be helpful, especially since the amount of the transfers has been on a steady increase since 2007. “I know I have had quite a few questions about the transfer in my own mind,” said first-term City Commissioner Hugh Carter. “It is something I have told myself that I need to learn more about.” Eglinski currently is working on a new audit that will examine the transfer topic and other financial issues. When he last studied the issue, Eglinski compared Lawrence to 16 other university communities. He found Lawrence transferred a larger percentage of its fee and rate dollars than any of the other cities. City commissioners meet at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

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The gritty north London neighborhood of Tottenham exploded in anger Saturday night after a young man was shot to death by police. Two patrol cars, a building and a double-decker bus were torched as rioters clashed with officers in front of the Tottenham Police Station, where people had gathered to demand “justice” for the death of a 29-year-old killed in an apparent gunfight. Sirens could be heard across the city as authorities rushed reinforcements to the scene. In Tottenham, shop windows were smashed as residents looted the stores, pushing shopping carts full of stolen goods down the street. Officers in riot gear and on horseback pushed up against the demonstrators. A witness put the number of demonstrators at between 400 and 500. Police said there were about 300 people gathered.

By Mark Fagan


Syria promises free election The Syrian military tightened its suffocating siege on the city of Hama on Saturday in its drive to crush the main center of the anti-regime uprising in the country, even as the foreign minister promised that free parliamentary elections would be held by the end of the year in a gesture of reform. Like previous reform promises, the new announcement is unlikely to have much resonance with Syria’s opposition, which says it has lost all confidence in President Bashar Assad’s overtures. The four-year term of the current parliament expired earlier this year and Assad is expected to set a date for new legislative elections before the end of 2011. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem pledged to press ahead with reforms and said the new parliament “will represent the aspirations of the Syrian people.” “The ballot box will be the determining factor and it will be up to the elected parliament to review adopted draft bills to decide on them,” he said during a meeting he held with Arab and foreign ambassadors in Damascus. 3 | LIBYA

Rebels launch offensive, aim for coast Rebels launched a new offensive Saturday out of their stronghold in Libya’s western mountains, battling regime forces in a drive toward the heartland of Moammar Gadhafi’s rule on the Mediterranean coast. Opening a new front, the rebels are aiming to break a monthslong deadlock and eventually fight their way to the capital, Tripoli. Booms of shelling and rocket fire echoed from the front lines, centered around the town of Bir Ghanam, where the rebel force backed by tanks fought Gadhafi’s troops much of the day. Later, witnesses saw flattened buildings presumably targeted in NATO airstrikes and three smoldering government tanks in the town. Rebels are hoping for a breakthrough in the far west of Libya, frustrated with the stalemate in the center of the country, where their underequipped forces have been unable to budge the battlelines despite five months of NATO airstrikes on Gadhafi’s military. Rebels control most of the eastern half of country, while Gadhafi’s regime holds most of the west, centered around Tripoli.

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REV. PETER LUCKEY SPEAKS to a crowd from the front entrance of Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., during an interfaith prayer vigil on Saturday to lament the closing of the Lawrence office of Social and Rehabilitation Services.

Faith leaders show SRS support at vigil By Shaun Hittle

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Faith leaders from across the Lawrence community spoke at a prayer vigil Saturday morning at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., to support keeping the Lawrence Social and Rehabilitation Services office open. “We want (state officials) to feel the weight of the responsibility to the vulnerable,” said Moussa Elbayoumy, who spoke to about 60 attendees as a representative of the Islamic Center of Lawrence. Elbayoumy

was joined by speakers from the Jewish, Unitarian, Catholic and other Christian communities in Lawrence. The potential closing of the SRS office has remained a hot topic locally after state officials announced July 1 the closure of the local office — along with eight others in Kansas — as a cost-saving measure. Social service advocates and community officials say the closure will have a significantly negative effect on access to services for the disabled and needy. By design, Saturday’s vigil was held about the same time as a controversial prayer event in Houston, called “The

Response: A Call to Prayer for a Nation in Crisis,” which Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback attended. Rev. Peter Lucky, pastor at Plymouth, said the local vigil was designed to highlight local interfaith support for the SRS office. “This is what prayer looks like for us,” he said. “This is where we need to be paying attention.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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Fair wraps up with livestock auction By Joe Preiner

They went once. They went twice. And then they were sold. More than 140 animals were purchased and paid for during the Douglas County Fair’s livestock auction Saturday night at 4 | WASHINGTON, D.C. the fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St. the 4-H’ers who raised and Obama pushes proposals for job growth For trained the farm friends, it was a President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to bittersweet moment. put politics aside when lawmakers return from their “It’s kind of hard, I guess,” said recess in September and pass a series of initiatives Baldwin City fifth-grader Cy the president says will spur job growth. Hockey. In his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, The story was the same for the Obama said Washington’s urgent mission is to get the majority of the kids finishing out economy growing faster and create jobs. The latest the fair. One livestock owner jobs report released Friday was better than expected, knew that it was just business, a with the economy adding 117,000 jobs and the unem- yearly cycle destined to repeat ployment rate ticking down a notch to 9.1 percent. itself. Eudora resident Jay Hin“Our job right now has to be doing whatever we nant waited in the fair’s commucan to help folks find work, to help create the climate nity building to sell his cows. where a business can put up that job listing, where After decades going through the incomes are rising again for people,” Obama said. paces, he said the process didn’t The steps the president wants Congress to take get any easier. include extending payroll tax cuts for another year, “It gets to be long,” Hinnant passing three free trade agreements and enacting said. “It gets to be stressful. It’s a patent reform. All of the measures are proposals the big game, and it never ends.” president has called for previously. That game takes a fair amount

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of money, as each animal sold for hundreds to thousands of dollars. A variety of animals including rabbits, goats, pigs and cows all took the stage before being sold. Peach Madl, representing the Sandbar, 17 E. Eighth St., said the auction was less about the animals and more about the kids. “It’s just people in our community, somebody that catches your eye,” she said. “If we know the kid, we want to support them and their college.” Madl said the auction, one of the fair’s final events, was often a

CODY NEWELL, 8, OF BALDWIN CITY, ushers his pig around the arena as spectators bid on it during the Douglas County Fair livestock auction Saturday in the community arena building at the fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St. This was Cody’s first year.

social outing too, with the same community members participating each year. While the process can be fun, she said it also gets competitive, with bidding wars a common occurrence. “We’ve also bid against ourselves,” Madl said. “It’s very entertaining.” And as the auctioneer rambled along into the night, the curtain slowly closed on another county fair.

Pay increases for Lawrence school district employees are in the works, as a $138.5 million spending plan goes up for approval Monday night. Members of the Lawrence school board plan to conduct a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. before formally approving their annual budget for 2011-12. The hearing and the district’s regular business meeting will be conducted at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Also up for approval: ● A new master agreement governing pay and working conditions for the district’s 926 licensed educators, an agreement that would mandate pay raises in two phases: a $250 bump in base salary, payable beginning with the September paychecks; and a $1,000 check, issued just before Christmas. ● Pay raises for classified employees, including custodians, maintenance workers, food service employees, off ice staffers and others. As a group, such employees would receive what amounts to a pay raise of 3.3 percent, the same general level as for teachers. And, like teachers, 20 SCHOOLS percent of the raise would be applied to the base wage, and 80 percent would come as a one-time payment, just before Christmas. ● Pay raises for administrators, working both at district headquarters and in district buildings. The same general formula applies here, too, with compensation proposed to go up by a total of 3.3 percent. Administrators each would get an increase to base salary of $210, plus a onetime payment of $788. Administrators also would work and be paid for a full year, as the district proposes to restore the five days of work for this year that had been eliminated last year through mandatory furloughs. Taken together, the pay increases would cost the district nearly $2.1 million of the $3.1 million it must spend from one of its contingency funds by the end of June. State law mandates that the contingency fund — essentially a district savings account — must be reduced by that much so that the total remaining amounts to only 6 percent of the district’s operating budget, rather than 10 percent. District leaders regard the spending as a worthwhile investment in a key resource: personnel.

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

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The City of Lawrence has money available to pay for weatherizing homes in the city. Improvements are limited to:

• Attic Insulation • Storm Windows • Weatherstripping of Entry Doors Grants for these improvements will be made to eligible homeowners. No repayment for this assistance is required. Grants will be awarded on a first-come first served basis. Eligibility requirements for this assistance are: 1. The home must not have received this service since January 1, 1993 2. The home must be owner occupied with no more than two dwelling units. 3. Home ownership will be verified. 4. Annual gross family income cannot exceed the following guidelines. Family Size Maximum Income Family Size Maximum Income 5 $61,050 1 $39,550 6 $65,550 2 $45,200 7 $70,100 3 $50,850 8 plus $74,600 4 $56,500 Application deadline is August 31, 2011. Application forms are available at the office of Planning and Development Services Department located at 1 Riverfront Plaza, Level one, Suite 110, P.O. Box 708, Lawrence Kansas, 66044. For more information call 832-7700, or visit


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:

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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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Bruce Flanders, director of the Lawrence By Shaun Hittle Public Library, said the library will offer continuous service throughout the twoHow many spots will the year renovation, with only new parking lot have? Where brief periods of closure durwill the restrooms be? Will ing construction. the building withstand strong winds and tornados? Where can I plug in my laptop? Any plans for a wind turbine? Has a feng shui expert been consulted? There was no lack of questions Saturday at a Lawrence Public Library forum on the recently released architectural designs for the library expansion. “I think we’re getting a lot of feedback,” said Jane Huesemann, a project manager with Gould Evans, the firm designing the renovations. About two dozen people sat CALL SOUND OFF through an hour-long presentation at the library on renovaIf you have a question for tion designs. The forum was Sound Off, call 832-7297.



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an opportunity to get more information about the plans, which were unveiled two weeks ago at a similar forum. Designers had answers for some questions, but not others, displaying the fluidity of some of the features of the $19 million expansion approved by voters last year. Lawrence mechanic Austin C. Turney was one of several people with numerous questions. Turney said that the presentation was informative and that he understood the design “a lot better than before.” Public forums will continue throughout the design process, Huesemann said. So far, the project is 15 percent complete, she said. The next steps will be solidifying the design and starting a construction bidding process in early summer 2012. Once

crews break ground on the project, the work will take about two years, she said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ● Sabatini Architects Inc., of Lawrence, announces that Katie Nichols is a licensed architect in Kansas. As project designer for the past eight years at Sabatini, Nichols’ responsibilities have included a range of work in predesign analysis through construction administration services. She also heads the firm’s LEED consulting services. ● Jamie Gabriel, Lawrence, earned the prestigious registered play therapist credential conferred by the Association for Play Therapy, according to its executive director Bill Burns. Gabriel is a licensed specialist clinical social worker. ● Lawrence Otolaryngology announces the hiring of a new physician’s assistant who will start seeing patients in August. Dustin R. Huff earned his Master’s of Physician Assistant this July and is licensed with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. Huff is also a nationally registered emergency medical technician at the paramedic level. Huff, a Lawrence native, is the first midlevel practitioner of Lawrence Otolaryngology Associates. ● Chairman and chief executive officer for Knology Inc., Rodger L. Johnson, has been named one of “Georgia’s CEOs of the Year” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, ranking 19 on a list of 25 state-based CEOs. Rankings were weighted equally on shareholder return, increase in company revenues and increase in net income as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Only CEOs who have been with companies since January 2010 or longer were considered; Johnson has been with the cable, phone and high-speed Internet provider since 1999. ● The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce announces the Lawrence Business Expo 2011, an event designed to encour-


LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • There were no incidents to report Saturday.

age the Lawrence business community and the public to engage in local commerce. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Holiday Inn Lawrence. The day will begin with an Economic Forecast Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. All Lawrence businesses are invited to purchase space in one of the expo’s 88 booths. Booths may be reserved by visiting the chamber’s website at There is no charge for the public to attend the event. Tickets for the breakfast are available separately through the chamber’s website. For more information, visit, call 865-4411 or email ● Lawrence businessman Lucio Soria is set to open Mi Tiendita in a space next to the gasoline station and liquor store adjacent to Best Buy at 31st and Iowa streets. Mi Tiendita will have a variety of Latino food, leather and household products. Soria, who previously operated a similar store in Columbus, Ohio, intends to have fresh Mexican pastries and bread brought in daily from a bakery in Emporia, a selection of Mexican sausages and cheeses and Mexicanmade leather boots and jackets. Mi Tiendita is expected to open by the end of the month. Its hours will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


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David Fernkopf, teacher, Topeka “George Shupe in first grade. He’s the reason I’m a teacher.”

The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect LAWRENCE victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.


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School board member questions report By Mark Fagan

As a new member of the Lawrence school board, Rick Ingram wants to be sure a set of volunteer advisers is working with proper information when it comes to grappling with the future of elementary schools in Ingram the district. He worries that the information being used as a foundation for future deliberations is shaky and could lead to future conclusions and actions — decisions to pursue a bond issue or close more schools — destined to crumble.


“Your mission is to retain your best employees, and make sure they feel like they’re valued,” said Kyle Hayden, the district’s chief operations officer. “We want to maintain the relationship, or improve it, as best we can through the annual compensation process. That’s the goal.” The raises all would be financed through the district’s annual budget, proposed to have $138.5 million in expenditures. That total

“That describes it perfectly,” Ingram said Friday, as he worked on a presentation to be delivered Monday to fellow board members, at the end of the board’s regular business meeting. His analysis will cover a report the Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force made to the board back in February. That report, endorsed by three current members of the board and four who departed in July, concluded that the district should close Wakarusa Valley School and proceed with planning for the closure of two to three more schools through consolidation. Spurred by the report, the previous board closed Wakarusa Valley and appointed the 26-member Central and East Lawrence Elementary School Consoli-

dation Working Group. The group is assigned to meet through February and recommend just how the consolidation should be accomplished. Ingram, a professor of psychology at Kansas University, says he went through the research used by the earlier task force to reach its conclusions and says that some of the research was misinterpreted. His goal: “To make sure that the assumptions we’re basing our decisions on is based on accurate information — an accurate interpretation of the evidence,” Ingram said. “I’m having trouble making the numbers add up.” His biggest concern: The report’s assertion that schools of between 300 to 500 students are best for the district. “Academic achievement

should be central to the decisions we’re making,” he said. “Those numbers were divorced from academic achievement consideration.” Ingram “questions” whether evidence supports larger schools being better for education and wants to be sure the board — and the public — knows what it’s pursuing during the coming months and years. “If the district is serious about a bond issue, I don’t think it helps the case if the evidence it’s based on is not accurate,” Ingram said. “I think the public understands that it’s important to make accurate decisions.” Monday’s meeting will be at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.

would be an increase of $18.8 million, or 15.7 percent, from the actual spending for the 2010-11 academic year that just ended. But district off icials emphasize that they don’t plan to spend all the money because they don’t expect it all to materialize. The district purposefully sets its anticipated expenditures high so that it can accommodate required spending — accompanied by any increased money from the state or federal government — in certain areas, such as for special education, or transportation, or at-risk programs. Property owners in the dis-

trict would pay a tax rate of 54.445 mills to support the district budget, down 0.201 mill, or about one-third of 1 percent. With each mill equal to $1 of tax for every $1,000 in a property’s valuation, the owner of a $150,000 home could expect to pay $979.43 next year in property taxes — enough to save $3.47, or about 29 cents a month. The budget also calls for $13.75 million being available through its capital outlay fund for purchasing equipment and taking on construction, renovation and maintenance projects. During Monday’s meeting, board mem-

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benefit? Or is his work a well-meaning — but inefficient — attempt to help others?

‘Red flags’ While nothing points to Gruber doing anything illegal, “there are some red flags,” said Laurie Styron, an analyst for the American Institute of Philanthropy. Styron reviewed the foundation’s tax forms and was particularly concerned about the involvement of his brother’s business. “That looks really bad,” she said. Perry Schuckman, executive director of the Kansas Nonprofit Chamber of Service, says he also sees some problems with hiring a family member’s business. “It would be a direct conflict of interest,” Schuckman said. According to IRS tax code for nonprofits, such organizations “must not operate for the benefit of private interests,” such as those of its founder or the founder’s family. It’s not clear whether paying a family member’s business for fundraising services would break that law. A representative from the IRS declined comment, saying the agency does not discuss particular cases with the media. Another red flag for Styron was the creation of a second nonprofit that “tugs at the heart strings.” Support the troops? Help kids with cancer? Who wouldn’t want to help out, she said. Styron cited previous cases across the country where individuals have created multiple nonprofits as way to funnel donation money to themselves. Then there’s the very low percentage of money that actually supports the work of the nonprofit, which, according to the foundation’s IRS forms, is “to provide support and assistance to veterans of the U.S. armed forces.” Only 11 percent of the more than $500,000 collected went to members of the armed services — in the form of payments to the veterans hospitals in Topeka and Leavenworth and 200 care packages sent to troops. Schuckman said the nonprofit industry standard is closer to 80 to 90 percent. If that standard were applied to Gruber’s foundation, at least $400,000 of the funds should go to support troops or veterans.

MONEY TRAIL If you donate a dollar to the Purple Heart Veterans Foundation, here’s where it goes, according to the foundations 2010 IRS tax forms: ● 78 cents: Paid to a for-profit fundraising business, Independent Promotions. ● 11 cents: Given to veterans organizations and care packages to troops. ● 7 cents: Spent on “other expenses,” including $6,000 spent on a vehicle and nearly $15,000 spent on travel. ● 4 cents: Andrew Gruber’s salary.

‘On the up and up’ At his home, which doubles as his office, Andrew Gruber showed photos on the walls of veterans and members of the military. Many in his family served in the military, and he started a nonprofit as his way of giving back, he said. “Everything’s on the up and up,” Gruber said. “I started this to help out.” Gruber previously worked construction, but as the nonprofit demanded more time, it “kind of turned into a fulltime job,” he said. Gruber rattles off the names of local veterans facilities the foundation has assisted and said the foundation donated $1,000 to the local “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” house, being built for a wounded veteran in Ottawa. Gruber also said he didn’t see any problem with hiring his brother’s business to raise money, nor any problems with the high overhead for the foundation. “You’ve got to spend money to make money,” he said. And he’s just starting out, so the organization’s efficiency shouldn’t be measured against established nonprofits, he said. “They’ll look better next year,” said Gruber of the nonprofit’s financial statements. It’s unclear whether Gruber has any previous nonprofit experience. Styron said it often does take a couple years for nonprofits to get going, and her organization doesn’t even rate groups that haven’t been

around for at least three years. The IRS takes a similar view, she said, and it’s unlikely Gruber’s foundation would be audited — one avenue for revoking a nonprofit’s status. In addition to being registered with the IRS, the foundation is also registered with the state of Kansas. The Kansas Attorney General’s Office investigates nonprofits if a complaint is made, but Jeff Wagaman, Attorney General spokesman, said no such complaints have been made against either of Gruber’s foundations. “As a charity, we operate 100 percent within the laws governing charitable contributions,” Gruber said. Initially, Gruber answered questions about the foundation. However, he later said he was unwilling to cooperate further for this story. The Journal-World was unable to contact Scott Gruber, owner of the fundraising business. That business is registered with the state of Indiana, but there is not a listed phone number, and the company does not appear to operate a website. Steven Gruber, who runs the Kids Vs. Cancer Foundation, responded through email but declined a phone interview, and the website for the foundation does not list a phone number.

Little regulation Gruber’s situation highlights a murky area of the nonprofit world, and distinguishing what’s a legitimate nonprofit and what’s a moneymaking scheme is difficult, said Nichols of GuideStar. “There is not a ton of regulation for nonprofits,” she said. All that’s really required is some paperwork, reviewed by an accountant, that’s then filed with the IRS, which then decides whether to grant nonprofit status to groups. The best thing consumers can do to prevent potential shady practices is be educated about where you donate, Styron said. “Never give impulsively,” she said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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Fowler tells defendants to come back the following week or in two to three weeks.

If you can motivate these people to be successful, you keep CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A them out of prison. They Fowler, who has presided become taxpayers. They over the state’s first drug get rid of their court in Lyon and Chase addictions.” counties since it started in 2004, says it’s no coincidence other counties across the state, including Sedgwick and Reno counties, have implemented similar systems. “It’s the most effective probation program that exists in the state of Kansas as far as I know,” Fowler said. A drug court like Lyon County’s has drawn some interest recently among Douglas County court officials, but Chief District Judge Robert Fairchild said the county is pursuing grant funds for a similar program that focuses on domestic violence instead. Fairchild said in the future if a Douglas County judge shows interest in running a drug court, he would support one in the Lawrence area. “In a perfect world I would like to try it, but we’re not there yet,” he said.

How it works Fowler’s drug court is a product of a 2003 Kansas law that established a nonprison sanction of drug abuse treatment programs for certain offenders conviction of felony drug possession. The nation’s first drug court was established in 1989 in Florida, and Fowler says K a n sa s l a g s o t h e r s tate s i n u s i n g t h e m . Research about drug courts generally has found that most people who successfully complete their prog ra m a re l e ss l i ke ly to offend again and that drug courts can reduce recidivism compared with a normal probation program. In Lyon County, the drug court system is a team effort by the judge, probation officers and community treatment providers who help people on many fronts, including substance abuse, housing, employment and mental health issues. Fowler said on average 55 to 60 people are participating

— District Judge Lee Fowler at one time. It is divided into three phases: ● 30 to 90 days of assessment and primary treatment. Participants attend court and talk to Fowler every Thursday afternoon in addition to the development of an initial treatment plan, attending four Narcotics or Alcoholics Anonymous meetings a week, gaining or maintaining full-time employment, obtaining a sponsor and submitting to drug and alcohol testing. ● Six to 12 months of treatment, in which participants follow through on treatment recommendations and drugcourt appearances become less frequent than weekly. ● Up to six months of continuing care and graduation, in which participants write a graduation essay and are allowed to speak at a ceremony once they finish. As probation officers and care providers work to monitor the drug court participants throughout the week, they compile a weekly report summarizing what is happening with each client. Then Fowler meets with probation officers and care providers one hour before court each week to get an update and to help him decide what he will say in court to each person. “We get the whole puzzle instead of just pieces of the puzzle, which helps them in their success,” said Shelley Wright, executive director of Path to Recovery in Emporia. Then Fowler heads to the third floor of the courthouse to conduct court. Last Thursday, 25 people were on the docket. He called the cases one by one, and each client walked up to stand directly in front of the bench. Most cases are brief — between 30 and 60 seconds.


Honesty is the policy It wasn’t all fun. Fowler can penalize drug court participants with community service hours or even jail time for transgressions, such as failing drug tests or being late for appointments with officers. But the main thing Fowler doesn’t tolerate is lying. On Thursday he ordered a man to serve another week in jail — although he can be released to work — for lying to him one week earlier about a pill he took. The man said the person who gave it to him told him it was Adderall, but Fowler said a drug test confirmed methamphetamine in the man’s system. “The real issue is you have to be honest with the probation off icers, treatment providers and honest with the court while we’re trying to deal with this problem,” Fowler told the man. The judge says honesty is a cornerstone of the program. “We’ve got to get them honest before we can get them treated,” Fowler said. One person was working to take the judge’s advice more to heart this time around. Rachael Campbell, 37, of Emporia, said she made it through the program about two years ago. She did what was expected with her, but after being clean for 18 months, she relapsed into drug use for about six months. She was using even more until she was arrested, which she said saved her life. “My addiction delivered me to death’s doorstep,” Campbell said. This time, she’s taking her drug court experience more seriously. “I wasn’t being honest with myself,” said Campbell, who has enrolled in technical school and wants to transfer to Emporia State University eventually. “Now I’m being honest with myself and truly working to heal myself.” Resources Fairchild, Douglas County’s administrative judge, said a drug court system has been

on his radar, and District Judge Sally Pokorny, who was interested, even observed Fowler’s court last year. But they decided to seek federal grant funding for a similar domestic violence court, another frequent criminal problem the county’s judges see. Fairchild said substance abuse is likely a major contributor in domestic violence cases as well, so there would be some overlap. Douglas County’s judges are waiting until September to hear about results from their third application for grant funds to help with a domestic violence court. Plans are in the very early stages. While Fairchild said Douglas County likely would operate a drug court if another judge showed future interest, he also worried it could be taxing for probation officers, who are already busy keeping up with case loads. “It would be overwhelming for them,” he said. However, Fowler believes a drug court would be beneficial in Douglas County. The Lyon County judge said it does create work for community corrections probation officers because they prepare a report on each person due in court that week, but they are supervising people who would be on probation anyway. He still handles a full caseload outside drug court, which takes two hours of his week, and he believes the process is more efficient because the judge can sanction someone more quickly for probation violations in drug court. A normal probation violation can take weeks or even months, and he said not everyone makes it through drug court. “If you can motivate these people to be successful, you keep them out of prison. They become taxpayers. They get rid of their addictions,” Fowler said. “The other side of the coin is if they’re going to be screwups and violate their probation, we catch them earlier, and we can incarcerate them earlier if that’s what we need.”


BRIEFLY At least 1 dead after K-10 collision A head-on collision on K-10 in Lenexa killed at least one person early Saturday morning, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. About 1:45 a.m., a vehicle was driving the wrong way in the westbound lanes when the vehicle struck another vehicle traveling westbound. The accident occurred on K-10, less than a mile west of Interstate 435. No other information about the accident has been released as of late Saturday evening. A spokesperson for the KHP said they are awaiting confirmation of family notification. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, from 2000 to 2010, 19 people have been killed in traffic accidents on K-10 between Lawrence and Interstate 435.

Medicaid reform meeting scheduled

State leaders are looking to cut at least $200 million from the Medicaid program while improving services. They have put on public forums this summer in Topeka, Wichita and Dodge City seeking ideas on how to achieve that goal. The forums were attended by more than 1,000 people. “Moving forward, it’s my hope in Overland Park we can drill down into the details and receive more feedback on some of the ideas that were developed in the previous public meetings,” Colyer said. The state pays about $1.1 billion of the $2.8 billion Medicaid price tag. There are 324,000 beneficiaries, which includes children, pregnant women and people with disabilities. There are 8,104 Medicaid recipients in Douglas County. To reserve a spot at the forum in Overland Park, email or contact Alisha Kirby at (785) 296-2213.

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer announced Friday that the final public meeting on Medicaid reform will be Aug. 17. It will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Overland Park Convention Center Exhibit Hall.

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Groups gather to challenge Brownback’s policies By Scott Rothschild

TOPEKA — Led by gay and women’s rights groups, about 150 people rallied on the Statehouse grounds Saturday, criticizing the policies of Gov. Sam Brownback. Meanwhile, Brownback was in Houston, participating in a high-profile prayer event put on by groups opposed to gay rights and abortion. At the Capitol rally, Dan Manning of Wichita, who was Brownback kicked out of the military for being gay, blasted Brownback for associating with people “who are praying for our demise.” “The God I know is a God of love and wants each and every one of us,” Manning said. “I have a message for Governor Brownback: We are not going away.” The rally was called by the Kansas Equality Coalition and the Kansas chapter of the National Organization for Women as “A Celebration of the First Amendment” in response to police interference during separate events that the groups had at the Capitol in June.

‘Time for us to pray’ The rally took on added significance, occurring on the same day that Brownback

attended “The Response,” a prayer event at Reliant Stadium that was called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry and hosted by groups that have been outspoken opponents of gay rights and abortion rights. Brownback was the only governor to accept Perry’s invitation, and Brownback’s staff said the governor would pay his own way there. But after publicity increased about the anti-gay sentiments of some of the groups, Brownback’s staff refused to confirm whether he was going. But Brownback did attend, spoke briefly and offered a prayer. He also embraced Perry, who is considering running for the Republican nomination for president, onstage. Brownback’s office later released a statement in which Brownback said leaders prayed during the Revolutionary War, Civil War and during civil rights fights. “We are in a difficult time again for our nation; now it is time for us to pray,” he said. At the Statehouse rally, Thomas Witt, chairman of the Kansas Equality Coalition, said, “I wonder if we’re going to see a Perry-Brownback ticket.” Those attending the rally at the Statehouse criticized Brownback over several issues, such as signing into law several anti-abortion measures, vetoing state arts funding and planning the closure of the state welfare agency office in Lawrence.

Lawrence sentiments Several Lawrence residents attended a prayer vigil in Lawrence earlier Saturday to support keeping open the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services office, and then drove to Topeka for the rally. Two of those were Jake and Masha Kipp. Jake said Kansas has a tradition of moderate Republican and Democratic governors “who represent all the people, but this governor doesn’t.” Richard Sengpiehl of Lawrence said he was also upset about Brownback’s decision to close the SRS office. “It’s a question of priorities. His priorities haven’t been mine,” he said. Brownback and SRS Secretary Robert Siedlecki Jr. have said closing the off ice is needed to cut costs, but local advocates say it will result in vulnerable Kansans losing needed services. Kaylyn Wright and Leslie Goodwin, two Kansas University seniors, also attended the rally, saying Brownback’s approval of a bill establishing abortion clinic regulations and licensing prompted them to form a pro-choice organization called Speak for Choice. They said the law, which has been challenged in federal court, has nothing to do with protecting health but is designed to shut down clinics.

No police disruptions The rally was initially called after Capitol police got involved in two earlier events. During a rally June 24 on the Capitol grounds, police blocked members of the Kansas Equality Coalition from carrying U.S., Kansas and rainbow flags, saying that the flagpoles could be used as weapons. News reports later showed that groups in the past had been allowed to bring flags on the Statehouse grounds. On June 1, police interfered with a National Organization for Women news conference, saying that three spare tires that were being used as a prop had to be removed. The prop was in response to remarks by state Rep. Pete DeGraaf, R-Mulvane, who compared purchasing separate abortion insurance with carrying a spare tire in his car in case he had a flat. On Saturday, there were no police outside monitoring the event. The groups unfurled large U.S. and rainbow flags. Kurt Schueler, chair of the Lawrence-Douglas County chapter of the Equality Coalition, said he wanted to make sure that no one’s rights were limited. “We will not sit back and take it. We will not be denied our rights,” he said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

Perry’s day of prayer hints at presidential run By Thomas Beaumont and April Castro Associated Press Writers

HOUSTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry sent a strong message to the nation’s evangelicals Saturday: He is a member of the important constituency for Republicans that he soon may call upon to help him secure the GOP presidential nomination. The state’s longest serving governor hosted what he called a national day of prayer, an event at Reliant Perry Arena that drew roughly 30,000 people and that was broadcast on cable Christian channels and the Internet nationwide, including in at least 1,000 churches. “Father, our heart breaks for America,” Perry said in 12 minutes of remarks that included prayer and Bible passages — but no direct mention of politics or his presidential plans. “We see discord at home. We see fear in the marketplace. We see anger in the halls of government and, as a nation, we have forgotten who made us, who protects us, who blesses us.” He asked Christians to turn to God for answers to the nation’s troubles and asked the audience to pray for President Barack Obama — though he did not use the Democratic incumbent’s name — as well as for the

American troops killed in the weekend attack on a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan. The moment gave Perry a national spotlight before a pivotal voting group in the GOP nomination fight — in the early voting states of Iowa and South Carolina in particular — as he nears a decision on whether to run for president. His entrance into the field could shake up the contest because Perry could attract both social and economic conservatives at a time when the GOP electorate is unsettled with the current slate of candidates. Many have been campaigning for months and are trying to break out of the pack. As Perry held court in Houston, for instance, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann were holding multiple campaign events each day in Iowa ahead of next weekend’s test vote, a straw poll that is a barometer for a campaign’s organizational strength five months before the state’s leadoff caucuses. Both have a

lot riding on the outcome. Perry has been talking with potential donors, GOP operatives and party leaders about a possible run. But he has been tightlipped about just when he would announce a decision, though he plans to visit at least one early-voting state — South Carolina — over the next week. He plans to keep what aides say is a long-held commitment to headline a conservative conference in Charleston, S.C., on Aug. 13, as well as meet with activists in the state scheduled to host the South’s first primary. Ministers long have been a valuable constituency in the early nominating campaign, especially in Iowa, where they formed an influential network for 2008 candidate Mike Huckabee’s caucus victory, and this year’s candidates are trying to make inroads. Perry’s audience Saturday was filled with people who sang with arms outstretched in prayer — and wept — as Christian groups played

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SRS responsibility Local officials need to let issues related to the closure of Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation offices play out at the state level before stepping in with local solutions — or dollars.


t’s good that local officials are taking an active interest in maintaining services for local clients of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. However, city and county officials shouldn’t be too quick to commit local taxpayer dollars to pay for services that should be the state’s responsibility. The closure of nine SRS offices across the state is beginning to get the attention of state legislators, including some Republicans, who may hold additional sway with the Republican administration of Gov. Sam Brownback. Senate Ways and Means Committee Chair Carolyn McGinn, R-Sedgwick, has asked SRS Secretary Robert Siedlecki for additional information about the planned closures and publicly rejected Siedlecki’s contention that closing the offices was necessary to meet a legislative mandate to cut SRS administrative costs by $1 million. McGinn, who was the lead budget writer in the Senate, said last week that SRS officials invited legislators to make the budget cuts but that the intention of legislators was for administrative cuts to be made at the state level, not by eliminating local offices. Douglas County commissioners have had several private meetings with their attorneys concerning the SRS situation. A plan seems to be in the works, but no details have been revealed. The Lawrence City Commission’s Tuesday agenda includes a public briefing on the SRS matter, which may shed some light on what local officials are contemplating. Local officials are right to monitor this situation closely, but they need to let it play out at the state level before making a commitment to help maintain local SRS services — especially any commitment that might involve local tax money. Unfortunately, that may take a little time. The Legislature’s Joint Committee on State Building Construction requested more information on the SRS closures last week, but the committee doesn’t plan to discuss that information and meet with SRS and Department of Administration officials until its next meeting in September. Legislators who are concerned about this issue need to press their concerns now and make sure that local SRS offices aren’t already closed before legislative leaders get around to calling SRS officials to account. The Lawrence SRS office was by far the largest office on the closure list, but eight other Kansas communities — and their state legislators — also are worried about how SRS services will be delivered to their residents after local offices are closed. This is a statewide issue that deserves statewide attention. SRS leaders made the decision to close these offices, apparently with little regard for how that decision would affect the delivery of services to thousands of Kansas residents. This problem is theirs to solve. It’s good of local officials to want to pick up this cause, but even though it feels like SRS officials are holding Lawrence hostage, we shouldn’t be too quick to pay the ransom.



From the Lawrence Daily JournalWorld for Aug. 7, 1911: “Quick action on the part of a ten-yearold boy kept the treacherous Kaw River YEARS from claiming another victim Saturday AGO afternoon. Several boys were swimming IN 1911 below the dam when one of them, Robert Wilson, got into water that was too deep for him and after vainly trying to swim ashore for a short time sank beneath the surface of the water. His companions on the bank saw him go down and one of them, Wilbur Brown, hastily procured a long pole that was lying on the dam and, swimming out into the water, had it waiting for the drowning youth when he came up.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Straw poll wields unreasonable power WASHINGTON — Being in politics, said Eugene McCarthy, is like coaching football: You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it is important. The game of presidential politics is especially arcane in the cunning weirdness of the Ames straw poll, a quadrennial fundraising event for Iowa’s Republican Party. Republicans praise entrepreneurship, and in Iowa they practice what they preach. The poll, first staged in 1979, occurs Aug. 13. It will record the presidential preferences of persons transported to Ames by competing candidates, who will also buy their supporters’ $30 tickets. It would be naughty to compare this to a poll tax, but it does purchase the right to vote. Supporters will be fed, flattered and entertained in spaces the candidates rent for that purpose, this year paying a minimum of $15,000, and up to $31,000 for the best one. Ron Paul paid $31,000, which is good news about inflation: In 1999, George W. Bush paid $43,500. Paul wins many straw polls because his intense supporters nurse an implacable grudge against the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. The New York Times says Paul’s online fundraising event “Ready, Ames, Fire” added $550,000 to the $4.5 million he collected in the second quarter. Also, events seem to be validating his message, which is that the country’s financial

George Will

This year, the Ames contest of most consequence is between the tortoise and the hare — between former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and current Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann.” condition is awful. This year, the Ames contest of most consequence is between the tortoise and the hare — between former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and current Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann. He would be much easier to elect than to nominate; regarding her, reverse that. If Pawlenty’s methodical longmarch-through-the-cornfields strategy pays off in Ames — that is, if he gets perhaps 4,000 votes — he can partially upend the national media narrative that has cast him as already a spent force. His understanding of the stakes is apparent in the fact that he is

investing $1 million in the Ames event — about one-fourth of the $4.2 million he raised in the second quarter. Pawlenty emphasizes, as tortoises will, the long run. His campaign believes Bachmann is potentially a flash in the pan whose campaign is brittle because of her propensity to say peculiar things (e.g., about Concord, N.H., the Founders and slavery, John Wayne). Pawlenty’s problem is the short run — between now and Saturday. If Paul finishes first or second, the political community will shrug: There he goes again, the Babe Ruth of straw polls. If Paul and Bachmann, in either order, capture the two top spots, Pawlenty’s campaign may be mortally wounded. If another candidate propelled by an intense faction — former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, a favorite of evangelicals who in 2008 were 60 percent of Republican caucus participants — also finishes ahead of Pawlenty, the Ames circus will have destroyed the only one among the six candidates who bought space — and therefore are permitted to speak — at the event who has a realistic chance to be nominated and defeat Barack Obama. The six who have bought space are Pawlenty, Bachmann, Paul, Santorum, Herman Cain and Michigan Rep. Thad McCotter. Three other announced candidates are also on the ballot: Mitt Romney,

Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman. Adding to the zaniness of the Ames exercise is this: Polls indicate that the last piece of the Republican nomination puzzle, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, is nipping at the heels of frontrunner Romney. But Romney has not bought space in Ames and Perry is not on the ballot — although write-in votes are permitted. The Ames poll has not reliably predicted the winner of Iowa’s caucuses five months later, and the caucuses have been an uncertain trumpet regarding the winner of the nomination. In 1979, George H.W. Bush won the poll and the subsequent caucuses but lost the nomination to Ronald Reagan. In 1987, Pat Robertson won the poll, Bob Dole won the caucuses and Bush won the nomination. In 1995, Phil Gramm and Bob Dole tied in the poll, then Dole won the caucuses and the nomination. In 1999, George W. Bush won the poll, the caucuses and the nomination. In 2007, Mitt Romney won the poll, Mike Huckabee won the caucuses and John McCain won the nomination. In 2011, a purchased, or at least rented, small portion of the nominating electorate of the state that ranks 30th in population can profoundly influence the coming political choices of voters in the 49 other states. You can’t make such stuff up. And you wouldn’t want to. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.


History lessons

For GOP, Obama is the problem Ladies and gentlemen, here he is, “your boy,” that “tar baby,” the president of the United States, Barack Obama. Ahem. The first title was bestowed upon Obama by political commentator Patrick Buchanan on Tuesday, the second by U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn on the Friday before last, the third by the American electorate in November 2008. If the first two seem to cancel out the third, well, that’s the point. One hopes they will help the president understand something he has thus far refused to grasp about his political opposition. Namely, these people don’t want to be friends. They don’t want to compromise for the greater good. They don’t want to solve problems unless by problems you mean his continued tenancy in that mansion on Pennsylvania Avenue. They have not been coy about this. Rush Limbaugh said it (“I hope he fails”) when Mrs. Obama was still picking out a dress for the inauguration. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in November that, in a time of war and recession, his No. 1 goal is to deny Obama a second term. Yet somehow, the Obama brain trust, a term herein used advisedly, always seems caught off guard by the ferocity, velocity and fury of the response to him. They were surprised at the verbal and physical violence of the health-care debate, surprised at the hardiness of the birther nonsense, surprised by the stiff defense of the Bush-era tax cuts.

Leonard Pitts Jr.

The president is a bas“ketball fan, so surely he

knows it is sometimes necessary to throw an elbow on your way to the goal. This is one of those times.”

No, this is a new thing, repulsion at a visceral, indeed, mitochondrial, level. Obama’s denigrators are appalled by the newness of him, the liberality of him, the exoticness of him and, yes, and the blackness of him. “Your boy?” Really? Sure. Why not. Didn’t Rep. Lynn Westmoreland call him “uppity”? Didn’t the ex-mayor of Los Alamitos, Calif., send out an email showing the White House with a watermelon patch? See, here’s the thing: If, as is frequently said, Obama represents America’s future, what do they represent? You know the answer. Worse, they do, too. Still, what matters here are neither their feelings nor his. No, what matters is homeowners dispossessed of their homes, workers who can’t find work, sick people who can’t afford health insurance, American soldiers on patrol in hostile places. The president is a basketball fan, so surely he knows it is sometimes necessary to throw an elbow on your way to the goal. This is one of those times. His instinct to compromise, to work with the opposition to solve problems, is admirable. But Obama needs to understand: As far as they are concerned, they have no problem bigger than him.

Now, they are surprised the GOP would rather see the U.S. economy go off a cliff than surrender the aforementioned tax cuts for rich folks. So the debt ceiling gets raised in exchange for cuts to services for the poor, who shortsightedly failed to hire lobbyists. It is time Obama quit being surprised by the predictable, time he understood this is not politics as usual, not Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill snarling at one another by day and having drinks by night, like that old cartoon where the sheepdog and the coyote punch a time clock to signal the beginning — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 and end of their hostilities. It is not Bill Clinton living in a state of per- Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with manent investigation, nor even George W. Bush being called readers from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday on incompetent all day everyday.

To the editor: Cicero, an old Roman, once said, “To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.” A cynical man (ahem), would ponder upon whether the Republicans have taken Cicero to heart and learned their historical lessons well. The first time the Republicans caused a nationwide economic collapse (Great Depression), it ushered in a 30-year-plus era of mostly Democratic Party rule, creating sweeping, positive economic security, benefiting the majority of Americans and created a thriving middle class, the envy of the world. So what were Republicans to do after they created their second nationwide economic collapse? Mustn’t repeat the “mistakes” of the past, letting President Roosevelt save the country and usher in decades of Democratic rule, powered by a grateful electorate. A cynical man might think that Republicans (remembering and learning from their history) have chosen to sabotage the present economic recovery at every turn, filibustering every Senate economic legislative proposal, creating no House economic legislation (besides cutting taxes, always, always, ALWAYS cutting taxes for millionaires/billionaires), creating fake crises like the recent debt ceiling circus, and repeatedly, constantly, endlessly shouting the lie that Obama caused this economic mess. While Republicans might be earning an “A” in history, forget not: 1) Democrats could figure out a way to stab themselves in the rear-end with a wet-noodle; 2) Most Americans seem too lazy to get off their rear-end and find the truth. God help our republic. Daniel Patrick Schamle, Lawrence

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10A Sunday, August 7, 2011 TODAY







Partly sunny, hot and humid

A couple of thunderstorms

Mostly sunny, a t-storm possible

Partly sunny

Some sun with a t-storm possible

High 95° Low 72° POP: 20%

High 91° Low 67° POP: 60%

High 88° Low 68° POP: 30%

High 84° Low 68° POP: 25%

High 88° Low 70° POP: 30%

Wind WNW 4-8 mph

Wind SE 4-8 mph

Wind NNW 6-12 mph

Wind E 7-14 mph

Wind SE 7-14 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 83/63

McCook 90/66 Oberlin 91/67 Goodland 96/62

Beatrice 86/66

Oakley 96/65

Manhattan Russell Salina 93/69 92/70 Topeka 96/72 94/71 Emporia 95/72

Great Bend 97/70 Dodge City 101/71

Garden City 100/69 Liberal 104/69

Kansas City 95/74

Chillicothe 91/68 Marshall 93/70

Lawrence Kansas City 96/72 95/72

Sedalia 94/71

Nevada 98/74

Chanute 96/74

Hutchinson 100/72 Wichita Pratt 102/74 100/72

Centerville 85/64

St. Joseph 88/70

Sabetha 87/67

Concordia 90/67 Hays 96/69

Clarinda 85/68

Lincoln 87/65

Grand Island 83/64

Coffeyville Joplin 98/76 96/75

Springfield 96/74

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

97°/74° 89°/68° 111° in 1934 51° in 1997

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

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Billings 88/59

San Francisco 63/53

Denver 95/59

Kansas City 96/72

Los Angeles 82/64

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Clinton Perry Pomona

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Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Acapulco 89 77 t 89 77 t Amsterdam 68 55 sh 65 57 r Athens 91 75 s 93 73 s Baghdad 110 77 s 111 77 s Bangkok 91 78 t 91 78 pc Beijing 89 77 sh 95 77 pc Berlin 74 57 r 72 53 sh Brussels 69 51 sh 64 49 r Buenos Aires 61 50 pc 57 54 pc Cairo 97 75 s 97 76 s Calgary 72 50 pc 72 53 s Dublin 63 50 sh 64 44 c Geneva 73 56 r 71 54 sh Hong Kong 90 81 sh 90 81 t Jerusalem 82 63 s 83 63 s Kabul 99 61 sh 101 61 s London 68 54 r 70 54 sh Madrid 86 57 s 90 55 s Mexico City 75 53 t 74 53 t Montreal 82 66 t 77 64 t Moscow 73 53 pc 79 56 s New Delhi 88 79 t 85 77 t Oslo 62 52 r 63 52 r Paris 75 57 pc 69 53 sh Rio de Janeiro 89 76 s 90 74 s Rome 83 67 s 83 66 s Seoul 97 77 t 86 73 r Singapore 86 77 t 88 77 t Stockholm 77 55 r 68 58 r Sydney 70 45 pc 64 45 sh Tokyo 86 77 t 85 77 t Toronto 82 68 pc 74 60 t Vancouver 74 59 pc 74 59 pc Vienna 84 67 sh 76 62 r Warsaw 82 62 t 74 60 pc Winnipeg 83 60 pc 72 55 t

Washington 91/76

Atlanta 95/76 El Paso 97/76

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

Houston 101/80

Warm Stationary

EMILY Miami 92/80

Fronts Cold

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New York 84/75

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: A pair of storms will spark showers and storms from the Great Lakes to the Northeast today. Some of the storms will be severe in the Great Lakes. Hot and dry weather will persist across the southern Plains, while thunderstorms rumble in the Rockies. Dry in the West. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 95 68 s 95 68 pc Memphis 100 81 t 99 78 t Anchorage 63 51 sh 63 54 sh Miami 92 80 t 92 80 t Atlanta 95 76 t 93 76 t Milwaukee 83 63 t 78 63 s Austin 100 75 s 104 77 s Minneapolis 79 63 pc 82 64 pc Baltimore 89 72 t 96 68 t Nashville 93 79 t 94 74 t Birmingham 94 77 t 96 78 t New Orleans 92 79 t 92 79 t Boise 90 63 s 91 62 s New York 84 75 t 89 72 t Boston 77 67 t 81 67 t Omaha 84 66 pc 86 66 t Buffalo 84 69 t 80 64 t Orlando 94 78 t 95 77 t Cheyenne 88 54 s 87 54 s Philadelphia 89 74 t 92 71 t Chicago 88 66 t 82 61 s Phoenix 105 89 s 105 88 s Cincinnati 92 70 t 86 62 pc Pittsburgh 84 68 t 82 64 t Cleveland 88 72 pc 78 65 pc Portland, ME 74 64 t 74 63 t Dallas 106 81 s 106 81 s Portland, OR 78 55 pc 77 55 s Denver 95 59 s 93 57 pc Reno 90 60 s 90 60 s Des Moines 83 65 pc 84 67 t Richmond 98 76 t 99 70 t Detroit 89 68 t 82 62 s Sacramento 85 55 s 85 56 s El Paso 97 76 pc 100 79 s St. Louis 96 73 t 86 72 t Fairbanks 57 42 sh 65 48 sh Salt Lake City 85 61 s 89 65 s Honolulu 88 74 s 89 75 s San Diego 74 68 pc 74 68 s Houston 101 80 s 102 79 s San Francisco 63 53 pc 65 53 pc Indianapolis 92 68 t 83 64 s Seattle 77 54 pc 72 54 s Kansas City 96 72 pc 88 70 t Spokane 84 57 s 83 56 s Las Vegas 104 85 s 101 88 s Tucson 96 80 pc 97 80 s Little Rock 100 78 s 99 76 pc Tulsa 100 79 s 106 74 pc Los Angeles 82 64 pc 86 65 pc Wash., DC 91 76 t 96 73 t National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Chandler, OK 113° Low: Bodie State Park, CA 32°

WEATHER HISTORY Philadelphia, Pa., had a high temperature of 106 degrees on Aug. 7, 1918. This mark was not matched until 1936 and has yet to reach that high again.


WEATHER TRIVIA™ What storm produced hurricaneforce winds for the entire East Coast?

Hurricane Donna, September 1960.

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Drought hits corn hard in southwest Kansas GARDEN CITY — The drought of 2011 is hitting crops hard in southwest Kansas. The Garden City Telegram reports that the dry year in southwest Kansas has burnt up some fields early and small amounts of rainfall are doing little to alleviate drought conditions. Jay Garetson farms primarily in Haskell County. He says that it’s the driest year he’s seen and that his corn crop is “anywhere from bad to zero.” The Kansas Corn Commission released an updated July 26 report that pegged corn at 16 percent very poor, 18 percent poor, 32 percent fair, and 34 percent good to excellent Although corn may not produce much, much like the wheat harvest, the silver lining for the Garetsons is cotton. He said the cotton, which likes the hot, dry weather, looks excellent.

Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly prizes, 8 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Mary Fortune, The Scriveners, 6 p.m, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Auditions for “Forbidden Broadway,” 7 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Writer, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. 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.

8 MONDAY Auditions for “Forbidden Broadway,” 7 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Lawrence Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Mudstomp Monday, 9 p.m., The Granada, ,1020 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Karaoke Idol!, with Sheriffs & Outlaws theme,10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.


Detroit 89/68 Chicago 88/66


LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 7 p.m. Saturday.


Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. Lawrence Masonic Center Blood Drive, 3-6 p.m., 1301 E. 25th St. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center information sessions, 6-8 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Herbs study group, 7 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road. Parent & Children Chinese Class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Take Charge Challenge Celebration, 7-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library 707 Vt. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Billy Ebeling & The Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass. It’s Karaoke Time!, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.

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Bad Sports Denton, Texas, punks Bad Sports come to the Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., bringing the kind of high-speed punk music you need to start your week right. The band's love of classic rock riffing and ’70s punk bombast go a long way in making them a blast to listen to, and their high energy during shows makes them a band to watch. Songs like "Days of Denton" contain all the frustration and cooped-up energy that come with wanting to get out of town, and "Teenage Girls" is a jangling almostpop song with a nice hook. In all, the show should be a pleasant surprise to anyone just looking for something to do today. They're joined by Wax Museums and DJs Shaher & the Goat. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is $3. As always, the late show is 21 and older.

10 WEDNESDAY 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. 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. Dark Times at The Granada with Jay Maus, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Summer salsa, 9:30 p.m., Esquina, 801 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Fingers of the Sun-Hidden Pictures, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N. H. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

11 THURSDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at Kansas University. First United Methodist Church Rummage Sale, cash only, 2-6 p.m., 946 Vt. Summer Documentary Film Series — “From Separate to Equal: The Creation of the Truman Medical Centers,” 3-5 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., southwest corner of Sixth and Wakarusa. Farmers’ Market at Cottin’s Hardware, 4-6:30 p.m., behind store at 1832 Mass. Theology on Tap, discussion

of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at Kansas University. Open House commemorating Civil War in Douglas County, 6-8 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Lawrence Area Catbackers, 6 p.m., Crystal Room, Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, 7-9 p.m., Java Break, 17 Parent & ChilE. Seventh St.P dren Chinese Class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Teen Night, for ages 13-18, 7 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Blasian! electronic dance party, 8 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Brain Donor, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Snuffjazz with Mike Dillon’s Go-Go Jungle, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H.

Vinland Fair, 1736 N. 700 Road Scarecrow Building and Antique Quilt and Apron Show 2 p.m.: Old Time Farm Skills Contest 2 p.m.: Horse Shoe Pitching Training for all ages 6 p.m.: Baldwin High School Band Music 6:30 p.m.: Talent Show, Poulty Show 7 p.m.: Rabbit Show 7:15 p.m.: Flower Show Judging 7:30 p.m.: Alferd Packer Memorial Strong Band


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, 1-4 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; 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.

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS SAFETY JON MCGRAW (47) WALKS to a practice field during football training camp on Thursday in St. Joseph, Mo.

Young Chiefs secondary improving By Dave Skretta Associated Press Sports Writer

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY OFFENSIVE LINEMEN TREVOR MARRONGELLI (69), RILEY SPENCER (79), JEFF SPIKES AND TANNER HAWKINSON (72) CONVERSE during a break from workouts Thursday at the KU practice fields. The KU offensive line is healthy — something it was not last season — heading into 2011.

Improved KU O-line injury-free heading into fall “

By Matt Tait

Jeremiah Hatch has really come a long way. He’s the leader on that offensive line. He Kansas University offensive line may be the leader on our offense right now.”

coach J.B. Grimes recently shared a story about the nickname he gave to head football trainer Murphy Grant. “I called Murph ‘Dr. Death,’” Grimes said with a hearty, southern laugh. “He made about two or three phone calls last summer that were bad, bad news. (Brad) Thorson broke his foot, (Jeremiah) Hatch can’t go, (Jeff) Spikes tore his Achilles. I got those phone calls over the course of the summer, boom, boom, boom.” Although two of those three injured Jayhawks returned to play

— KU offensive line coach J.B. Grimes, on senior center Jeremiah Hatch most of 2010, the setbacks made developing chemistry difficult at best. Fast-forward one year and you’ll find that’s not a problem. When the Jayhawks kicked off preseason camp earlier this week, their top offensive linemen were healthy. Most importantly, KU’s projected starting five had spent the entire

Grimes spring playing together. Maybe that’s why KU coach Turner Gill has such high regard for the big guys up front heading into his second season. “I feel great about our offensive line,” Gill said. “That’s going to the be strength of our team, there’s no question about it.” When breaking down the O-

line, man by man, Grimes began in the middle. “Jeremiah Hatch has really come a long way,” Grimes said of KU’s senior center, who stands 6foot-3 and a trim 299 pounds. “He’s the leader on that offensive line. He may be the leader on our offense right now.” Another key member of the group will be 6-6, 293-pound junior Tanner Hawkinson, a two-year starter at left tackle who will be playing a new position in 2011. “One really smart thing that we did in the spring was move Tanner over to the right side,” Grimes said. “That was a really good move for Please see O-LINE, page 4B


KU’s Self honored at Illinois for Big Ten titles By Gary Bedore

Ninth-year Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self returned to Champaign, Ill., on Friday for a banquet honoring his 2000-01 and 2001-02 University of Illinois Big Ten championship basketball teams. Several of Self’s former Illini players attended, including pros Deron Williams and Brian Cook.

“He (Self) gets personal with his people, and he takes over every room he enters,” Illini assistant coach Jerrance Howard told reporter Loren Tate of Howard played for both of Self’s league title teams. “He was able to manage different personalities,” Robert Archibald noted to Archibald played two seasons for current Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger at U of I and two for Self.

“It is easier to push yourself when the coach points out that it makes a difference. He might say that Cory (Bradford) got an open three because I got down the floor quick. Coach Self saw those things,” Archibald added. Parkland College coach Nate Mast, who played on the 00-01 team, added a memory of Self’s fabled Boot Camp. “We got to know coach Self early on when an open gym

turned into a conditioning session that no one on that team will ever forget,” Mast wrote in a f irst-person piece at “We ran every different kind of sprint you could run on a basketball court, with no end in sight. Not to mention we weren’t in shape since this was preseason. More importantly, I Self won Big Ten think he wanted to see who had titles at Illinois in 2000-01 and Please see SELF, page 4B 2001-2002


Duffy suffers setback in K.C. loss

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DETROIT’S MIGUEL CABRERA, LEFT, RUNS past Kansas City’s Brayan Pena while scoring a run in the third inning. The Tigers defeated the Royals, 4-3, on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.

KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Danny Duffy got another lesson in major league pitching Saturday night. The 22-year-old left-hander made his 14th big league start against Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander. Duffy knew he would have to keep the scoring down to have a Duffy chance, but he promptly walked two in the first inning and allowed both to score. The Tigers went on to beat the Kansas City Royals, 4-3. “I didn’t have very good com-

mand,” Duffy said. “I didn’t do my job. I didn’t locate very well. I’m really frustrated with myself right now. I didn’t keep my team in the game. “ Verlander (16-5) lasted ROYALS innings VS. TIGERS seven despite some balky defense When: 1:10 p.m. behind him to today win his f ifth Where: Kansas straight start City, Mo. and move into a TV: FSKC (36, 236) tie with CC Sabathia for the major league lead in wins. The big-right hander also improved

to 13-2 in his career against Kansas City, allowing just three runs on f ive hits with eight strikeouts. Duffy (3-4), meanwhile, needed 37 pitches just to get through the first inning. “I thought I threw some good pitches,” he said. “They were off the plate. I wasn’t nibbling. I wasn’t trying to make a perfect pitch. I didn’t locate as well as I normally do. That’s going to happen when you fall behind in the count as much as I did today. The pitch count is going to get up. “They only had five hits, but three walks,” he said. “That’s eight base runners right there. Please see ROYALS, page 4B

ST. JOSEPH, MO. — Jon McGraw is back for his fifth season with the Kansas City Chiefs and 10th in the NFL. That qualifies him as the elder statesman of the secondary. The defensive backfield may be one of the younger position groups at Arrowhead Stadium, but it’s also among the most talented. Lining up beside the 32year-old McGraw is second-year safety Eric Berry, who is 10 years younger. They’re joined by 25year-olds Brandon Carr and Brandon Flowers as legitimate shutdown cornerbacks. That quartet is a big reason the Chiefs went from a 4-12 club two years ago to a 10-6 playoff team last season. The Chiefs were a middle-ofthe-pack defense last season, but that was largely because they struggled to get penetration up front. The backfield yielded fewer than 220 yards passing per game, a significant improvement over the previous year, and a big reason why Kansas City went from 30th in total defense in 2009 to 14th last season. “We have guys back there who have been working hard,” Berry said. “We just want to keep working as a unit and keep that chemistry going. That’ll be a big plus.” Berry, a former Tennessee star, made 72 tackles and four interceptions last season, returning one of them for a touchdown. It’s precisely that kind of playmaking ability that made the Chiefs select him fifth overall in the 2010 draft and put him into the starting lineup every game his rookie season. “That last year had a lot to do with my growth, but at the same time there’s still more I can learn and more I can work on,” Berry said. “I learned a lot last year, but I still have a lot to learn.” That became painfully evident in the first round of the playoffs, when the Raven’s Joe Flacco gouged the secondary for 265 yards passing and a pair of touchdowns. Baltimore coasted to a 30-7 victory, a demoralizing way to wrap up a season in which the Chiefs far exceeded expectations. “It’s been a long, long offseason since our last wild card game,” Carr said. Carr reportedly contemplated offers from several other teams after the Chiefs placed a firstround tender on him, but the cornerback from Div. II Grand Valley State signed last week. One of the big reasons is that he wanted to keep building a defense that has taken significant strides under coach Todd Haley. Carr immediately resumed his place in the starting defense as soon as he was able to begin practicing. “I feel good. This whole offseason I’ve been training, doing drills, trying to simulate gametype situations and get ready to get out here,” Carr said after practice Thursday night.

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• The Royals wrap up their series with the Tigers


ROYALS TODAY • Tigers, 1:10 p.m., in Kansas City, Mo. MONDAY • Rays, 7:10 p.m., in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Sanders, Sharpe, Faulk enter Hall By Barry Wilner Associated Press Writer

CANTON, OHIO — Prime Time has come to Canton — with an extra touch of gold. And a black do-rag. Deion Sanders strutted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night sporting a pair of gold shoes to go with the gold jacket emblematic of the special company he has become a part of. At the end of his riveting acceptance speech, he placed his ubiquitous do-rag on his hall bust. Neon Deion indeed. “This game,” Sanders repeated dozens of times, “this game taught me how to be a man. This game taught me if I get knocked down, I got to get my butt back up. “I always had a rule in life that I would never love anything that couldn’t love me back. It taught me how to be a man, how to get up, how to live in pain. Taught me so

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SHANNON SHARPE, left, unveils a bust of himself along with his presenter and brother, Sterling Sharpe, during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio. much about people, timing, focus, dedication, submitting oneself, sacrificing. “If your dream ain’t bigger than you, there’s a problem with your dream.”

Sanders joined Marshall Faulk in entering the hall in their first year of eligibility. Shannon Sharpe, Richard Dent, Chris Hanburger, Les Richter and Ed Sabol also were enshrined before an enthusiastic crowd of 13,300 — much lower than the usual turnout. With today’s Hall of Fame game a victim of the 4 1⁄ 2-month NFL lockout, Fawcett Stadium was half full. Not that Sanders needs a big audience. The dynamic cornerback and kick returner ran off a list of people who influenced him as smoothly as he ran past opponents, whether running back kicks or interceptions — or even catching passes when he appeared as a wide receiver, or dashing around the bases in the major leagues, including one World Series appearance. He spoke of promising his mother she could stop working in a hospital when he became a success,



Woods ‘close,’ but with tough task ahead By Marla Ridenour Akron Beacon Journal

PGA Tour-watchers might have heard Tiger Woods say he’s “really close” so many times that it no longer registers. But on Saturday after the third round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, that pronouncement came instead from regular Woods’ practice-round partner Bubba Watson. A member of Woods’ threesome, Watson was undeterred by Woods’ 2-over-par 72 that left him at 1 over par and tied for 38th going into today’s final round at Firestone Country Club. After an 11-week injury layoff, Woods is playing his first tournament on the South Course, where he has won seven times. But he insists he’s not looking at the event as a tune-up for next week’s PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club. “He’s really close,” Watson said of Woods. “He could easily win by a bunch next week or shoot a low number tomorrow and move way up. “He talked about it yesterday in his interview, that he didn’t make putts. What he means are the momentum putts. When you’re out there six feet for birdie and you lip it out, your wind goes out for a second and you don’t have the momentum after hitting a great shot. His putting was off today, obviously.” Woods needed 33 putts in a four-bogey, two-birdie round, up from 27 on Thursday and 29 on Friday. His longest putt made was a 20-footer for birdie on No. 9. Woods said he’s been practicing on Bermuda greens at home and also when he played in Atlanta on Monday and is not used to Firestone’s bent grass. “I didn’t putt well again today, two horseshoes, three-putted 18, and then obviously made a bogey with a sand wedge there on 16, that’s 4 shots I just threw away right there,” Woods said. Most encouraging for Woods was that he didn’t hit a fairway on the front nine (going 0-for-7), but rebounded to hit 4-of7 on the back nine. For the week, he’s found the fairway on 17 out of 42 holes. “I didn’t hit the ball well starting off, and I fixed it,” Woods said. “I really hit it good coming home, started hitting the ball the right flight, the right trajectory, every tee shot was flush, everything was back to where it was at the beginning of the week. “I’m still struggling a little bit with my setup and alignments off of tee shots because I don’t curve the ball as much anymore. It’s a nice change, but it’s still a change.” Woods also proclaimed his iron game back, saying “just about every iron shot was on my number, which was great.” Watson didn’t sound like he was making excuses for his friend, who hadn’t played a full 18 holes when he arrived at Firestone since April 10 at the Masters Tournament. This is just Woods’ seventh tournament of the year. “You’ve got to remember he’s a little rusty and he hasn’t played,” Watson said. “He has a new swing. Everything is coming together and he’s learning. He’s getting to see it under pressure. He’ll tweak it a little bit and probably be really ready next week.”

and of how he created the Prime Time image at Florida State — then turned it into a persona. A Hall of Fame persona. “What separates us is that we expect to be great,” he said. “I expect to be great, I expect to do what had to be done. I expect to make change.” Just as Sharpe expected to change his life as a kid who went to college with two brown grocery bags filled with his belongings. In a captivating acceptance speech, Sharpe passionately made a pitch to get his brother, Sterling, who played seven years with the Packers, considered for election to the shrine. Sterling, who introduced his younger brother for induction, wept as Shannon praised him. “I am the only player who has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and am the second-best player in my family,” Sharpe said.

Sounders score 2 late goals, beat Sporting K.C. KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Mauro Rosales and Lamar Neagle scored less than two minutes apart at the close of the second half, giving Seattle Sounders a 2-1 win Saturday night and snapping Sporting Kansas City’s 14-match unbeaten streak. Kansas City (7-7-9) lost its first game since May 21 — ending a 6-0-8 stretch. Rosales tied the game at 1 in the 90th minute for Seattle (11-5-8), and Neagle’s game-winner in the second minute of stoppage time came on a loose-ball scramble in the area. Sporting forward Omar Bravo was issued a straight red card — his second of the year and Kansas City’s club-record seventh of the year — for a hard challenge on Pat Noonan in the 58th minute. Kei Kamara’s leaping header put Kansas City up, 1-0, in the 20th minute.

GOLF Scott leads at Firestone

He was reported in serious but stable condition and is expected to remain hospitalized into next week. Dugger did not give a definitive prognosis for the 24year-old Nicasio, saying there were still many unknowns. However, he said there are also encouraging signs. “He can move his arms. He can talk. He can sit up with help. He remembers every detail of that game, Nicasio including that pitch,” Dugger said. “He was squeezing my hand so tight in the room today. It’s a good sign. I’m optimistic, but we just don’t know. We’ll know more once we start getting into the therapy, at about the six-week mark.”

Beltre reinjures hamstring

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre will miss an additional three weeks after aggravating the strained left hamstring AKRON, OHIO — Ryo Ishikawa amazed even that landed him on the disabled list in late July. his peers in a charity-driven sport when he The All-Star was rounding first base during pledged in March to donate his entire earnings a running session Saturday when he came up on the golf course to the tsunami relief fund in lame and shut down the workout, slapping his his native Japan. head in frustration. He could double the donaThe club announced during the game tion today in a World Golf against the Cleveland Indians later Saturday Championship that is surthat an MRI indicated Beltre had done more prising even him. damage to the hamstring and would miss the Coming off a missed cut additional time. in Japan, never better than Beltre has been on the 15-day disabled list 20th in stroke play in Amerisince July 23. Saturday was his first attempt ca, the 19-year-old sensation at back-to-back sessions. made six birdies and twice Scott escaped trouble in the trees NFL Saturday for a 6-under 64 that put him in the final group and only one shot behind Adam Chiefs sign free agent DL Gordon Scott in the Bridgestone Invitational. ST. JOSEPH, MO. — The Kansas City Chiefs Scott was at 12-under 198, the lowest 54hole score at Firestone in 10 years. He will play signed free agent defensive lineman Amon Gordon on Saturday, giving them some in the last group with Ishikawa. Tiger Woods, a seven-time winner at Fireadded depth at one of their primary positions of need. stone who hasn’t played in nearly three The 6-foot-2, 305-pound lineman has made months, struggled again with his putting and four starts and played in 17 games with the had a 72. He was 13 shots behind in a tie for Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Baltimore 38th in the 76-man field. Ravens, Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks. AUTO RACING Amon, a fifth-round pick of Cleveland in Stenhouse Jr. takes Nationwide win 2004, has made 36 career tackles and forced one fumble. The former Stanford star also has NEWTON, IOWA — Blinded by smoke billowspent time on the practice squads of Denver, ing from Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s car on the final Baltimore and Tennessee. lap, Carl Edwards slammed into his Roush Fenway Racing teammate and inadvertently Giants’ top pick hurts foot pushed him to victory in a wild finish to the NASCAR Nationwide race Saturday night. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants Stenhouse appeared set to cruise to his first-round draft pick Prince Amukamara is out second win at Iowa this year, but the No. 6 car indefinitely with a fractured bone in his left foot. blew an engine with the checkered flag in A day after signing with the Giants, Amukasight. With the smoke obscuring Edwards’ mara was hurt in practice Saturday night and view and oil on the track, he slammed into left the field. Stenhouse and shoved him across the finish Roughly an hour after the workout ended, line. the Giants said that the cornerback from Stenhouse crossed the line sideways, Nebraska fractured the fifth metatarsal in his becoming the first Nationwide series regular left foot. He will have surgery to have a screw to win two races this year. inserted in the foot and be sidelined for an Edwards wound up second, his No. 60 car undetermined period. torn up in the grass. Dr. Victor Khabie, co-chief of Orthopedics and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester MLB Hospital, says such injuries can be slow to heal.

Rockies pitcher has neck surgery DENVER — Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio underwent neck surgery early Saturday to stabilize a fractured vertebra after being struck in the head by a line drive. Rockies trainer Keith Dugger said neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Witt inserted two screws into the damaged C-1 vertebra and then sought to stabilize the area by putting a small metal plate on the back of Nicasio’s neck. Nicasio was placed in a cervical collar and remains under heavy sedation at Denver Health Medical Center but has control and movement in all his extremities.

Mason says he’ll sign with Jets NEW YORK — Derrick Mason is reuniting with Rex Ryan, this time with the New York Jets. The former Ravens wide receiver announced Saturday that he is signing with the Jets, adding a boost to New York’s receiving corps. Mason announced the decision in a statement and added that he’s “looking forward to working under Rex and rejoining some familiar faces.” After choosing the Jets over the Ravens and Titans, he wrote on his Twitter page: “Jet fuel is full time to fly!!!!”


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BoSox pound Sabathia, Yanks STANDINGS

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Red Sox 10, Yankees 4 BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury had a three-run homer with a career-high six RBIs as Boston continued its mastery of CC Sabathia and beat New York on Saturday, ending the Yankees’ eight-game winning streak and moving back into a tie atop the AL East. Carl Crawford had four hits — giving him hits in six straight plate appearances — and scored three runs. John Lackey (10-8) scattered six hits over six innings for the Red Sox, who are 9-2 against New York this season and have clinched at least a tie in the season series. New York

ab r h bi Ellsury cf 4 1 2 6 Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 2 AdGnzl 1b 4 0 1 0 Youkils 3b 3 1 1 0 D.Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 Aviles rf 3 1 1 0 Reddck rf 0 1 0 0 Crwfrd lf 4 3 4 1 Sltlmch c 2 2 0 0 Scutaro ss 3 1 1 1 Totals 35 4 10 3 Totals 31 10 11 10 New York 000 210 010 — 4 Boston 002 500 03x — 10 E—Saltalamacchia (2). DP—New York 1, Boston 2. LOB—New York 9, Boston 5. 2B— Cervelli (4), Pedroia (26), Youkilis (30), C.Crawford (17). HR—Teixeira (32), Ellsbury (19). SB—Granderson (21), C.Crawford (13). S— Scutaro. SF—Ellsbury, Pedroia. R ER BB SO IP H New York Sabathia L,16-6 6 9 7 7 1 6 Ayala 1 0 0 0 2 0 Noesi 1 2 3 3 2 0 Boston Lackey W,10-8 6 6 3 3 2 5 Aceves 1 1 0 0 0 0 D.Bard 1 2 1 1 0 1 Wheeler 1 1 0 0 1 1 HBP—by Lackey (Cano, Gardner). WP— Ayala. T—3:25. A—37,416 (37,065). Gardnr lf Jeter ss Grndrs cf Teixeir 1b Cano 2b Swisher rf ErChvz 3b Posada dh Cervelli c

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Orioles 6, Blue Jays 2 BALTIMORE — Adam Jones hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning after Brandon Morrow was perfect through five, and Baltimore rallied to beat Toronto. Toronto


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Athletics 8, Rays 0 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Brandon McCarthy pitched fivehit ball for eight innings, David DeJesus homered twice and Oakland earned a rare road victory by beating Tampa Bay. Oakland

Tampa Bay ab r h bi Jnnngs lf 4 0 0 0 Damon dh 4 0 0 0 Longori 3b 3 0 1 0 EJhnsn ph 1 0 0 0 Zobrist 2b 3 0 0 0 Fuld ph 0 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 3 0 1 0 BUpton cf 4 0 0 0 Joyce rf 3 0 0 0 Chirins c 3 0 2 0 SRdrgz ss 3 0 1 0 Totals 33 8 10 8 Totals 31 0 5 0 Oakland 021 110 021 — 8 Tampa Bay 000 000 000 — 0 E—Cobb (2). DP—Oakland 1. LOB—Oakland 7, Tampa Bay 6. 2B—J.Weeks (12), K.Suzuki (19), Chirinos (2). HR—DeJesus 2 (7). SB—Crisp 4 (37), Pennington 2 (8), S.Sizemore (2). SF— Willingham, Pennington, Rosales. R ER BB SO IP H Oakland McCarthy W,5-5 8 5 0 0 0 5 De Los Santos 1 0 0 0 2 0 Tampa Bay Cobb L,3-2 4 1-3 7 5 5 4 4 B.Gomes 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 J.Cruz 2 2 2 2 2 2 McGee 1 1 1 1 0 2 T—2:56. A—24,939 (34,078).

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

National League W 69 69 59 57 44

L 43 43 53 56 66

Pct .616 .616 .527 .504 .400

GB — — 10 121⁄2 24

W 61 56 54 51 48

L 52 55 58 62 65

Pct .540 .505 .482 .451 .425

GB — 4 61⁄2 10 13

W L Pct GB Texas 63 51 .553 — Los Angeles 62 52 .544 1 Oakland 50 63 .442 121⁄2 Seattle 49 63 .438 13 Today’s Games Toronto (R.Romero 9-9) at Baltimore (Simon 34), 12:35 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 9-10) at Tampa Bay (Price 910), 12:40 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Peavy 4-5) at Minnesota (Duensing 8-9), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 11-6) at Kansas City (Chen 55), 1:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 10-9) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 7-8), 2:35 p.m. Cleveland (Tomlin 11-5) at Texas (C.Lewis 108), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 10-7) at Boston (Beckett 9-4), 7:05 p.m.

R ER BB SO IP H Chicago Z.Stewart W,1-1 6 1-3 8 1 1 1 2 Sale H,9 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Frasor H,11 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 S.Santos 1 0 0 0 0 1 Minnesota Pavano L,6-9 8 9 2 1 1 5 Perkins 1-3 1 2 2 1 1 Nathan 2-3 1 2 2 1 0 HBP—by Z.Stewart (Butera), by Pavano (Pierzynski). WP—Sale, Nathan. T—2:44. A—41,030 (39,500).

Mariners 5, Angels 1 ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Blake Beavan pitched in and out of trouble through eight innings, and Trayvon Robinson hit his first major league home run. Seattle

Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi ISuzuki rf 4 1 1 0 MIzturs 3b 4 0 1 0 JaWlsn ss 4 1 2 0 Aybar ss 4 0 0 0 Ackley 2b 2 1 0 0 TrHntr rf 4 0 2 0 Carp dh 4 1 1 1 Abreu dh 4 0 1 0 AKndy 1b 3 0 1 2 V.Wells lf 4 0 0 0 Olivo c 4 0 2 1 HKndrc 2b 3 0 1 0 FGtrrz cf 4 0 0 0 Trumo 1b 4 1 1 0 Seager 3b 4 0 0 0 Bourjos cf 3 0 1 0 Roinsn lf 3 1 1 1 BoWlsn c 3 0 1 1 Totals 32 5 8 5 Totals 33 1 8 1 Seattle 202 000 100 — 5 Los Angeles 000 000 100 — 1 E—Seager (2). DP—Seattle 2, Los Angeles 1. LOB—Seattle 3, Los Angeles 6. 2B—Ja.Wilson (4), Carp (6), A.Kennedy (18), Abreu (20), Bo.Wilson (5). HR—Robinson (1). SB—I.Suzuki (29), Bourjos (15). CS—Olivo (4), Tor.Hunter (6). IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Beavan W,3-2 8 8 1 1 0 2 League 1 0 0 0 1 0 Los Angeles Chatwood L,6-8 6 1-3 7 5 5 1 6 Ho.Ramirez 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Cassevah 2 0 0 0 1 2 HBP—by Chatwood (A.Kennedy). WP— Beavan 2. T—2:33. A—42,017 (45,389).

Minnesota r h bi ab r h bi Pierre lf 2 2 0 Span cf 4 0 0 0 AlRmrz ss 1 2 0 Mauer 1b 4 0 0 0 Konerk dh 0 1 2 Cuddyr 2b 4 0 2 0 A.Dunn 1b 0 0 0 Kubel rf 4 1 1 0 Lillirdg 1b 1 1 2 Thome dh 3 0 1 0 Rios cf 0 3 0 Valenci 3b 4 0 1 1 Przyns c 0 0 0 DYong lf 4 0 2 0 Bckhm 2b 0 0 0 Tolbert ss 4 0 2 0 De Aza rf 1 1 0 Butera c 1 0 0 0 Morel 3b 1 1 0 Revere ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 6 11 4 Totals 33 1 9 1 Chicago 000 020 004 — 6 Minnesota 000 001 000 — 1 E—A.Dunn (3), Butera (4), Valencia (16). DP— Chicago 1, Minnesota 1. LOB—Chicago 8, Minnesota 8. 2B—Rios (16), Cuddyer 2 (23), Thome (10). HR—Lillibridge (8). SB—Pierre 2 (18), Rios (9), De Aza (2), Span (6). S—Butera. ab 4 4 5 4 1 5 3 4 4 3 37


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W 74 65 56 55 54

L 39 49 56 58 59

Pct .655 .570 .500 .487 .478

GB — 91⁄2 171⁄2 19 20

W 64 61 54 54 49 37

L 50 53 58 59 65 76

Pct .561 .535 .482 .478 .430 .327

GB — 3 9 91⁄2 15 261⁄2

W L Pct GB San Francisco 62 52 .544 — 1 Arizona 61 52 .540 ⁄2 Colorado 53 61 .465 9 Los Angeles 52 60 .464 9 San Diego 50 64 .439 12 Today’s Games Atlanta (Minor 1-2) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 10-3), 12:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 10-5) at Florida (Vazquez 79), 12:10 p.m. San Diego (Latos 5-11) at Pittsburgh (Correia 12-9), 12:35 p.m. Milwaukee (Greinke 9-4) at Houston (Norris 57), 1:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 7-9) at Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 3-4), 1:20 p.m. Washington (Lannan 8-7) at Colorado (A.Cook 2-6), 2:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Oswalt 4-6) at San Francisco (Lincecum 9-9), 3:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 13-4) at Arizona (I.Kennedy 13-3), 3:10 p.m.

San Diego Pittsburgh ab r h bi ab r h bi Maybin cf 5 1 1 1 AMcCt cf 4 0 1 0 Tekotte cf 1 0 0 0 Diaz rf-lf 4 1 1 0 Bartlett ss 5 0 1 1 Walker 2b 4 0 2 1 Headly 3b 3 1 1 1 Ludwck lf 3 0 0 0 AlGnzlz 3b 1 0 1 0 Beimel p 0 0 0 0 Guzmn 1b 5 1 2 1 Veras p 0 0 0 0 OHudsn 2b 5 3 3 1 Alvarez ph 1 0 0 0 Hamrn p 0 0 0 0 Pearce 1b 4 0 1 0 Cnghm rf 3 1 1 0 BrWod 3b 4 0 1 0 Venale rf 1 1 0 0 Cedeno ss 4 0 0 0 Blanks lf 5 2 2 5 McKnr c 3 0 1 0 RJhnsn c 3 1 1 3 Mahlm p 2 0 0 0 Luebke p 3 1 2 0 GJones rf 1 1 1 1 Forsyth ph-2b2 1 1 0 Totals 42 13 16 13 Totals 34 2 8 2 San Diego 020 300 620 — 13 010 — 2 Pittsburgh 000 100 E—Cedeno 2 (9). DP—Pittsburgh 2. LOB—San Diego 6, Pittsburgh 5. 2B—Cunningham (2), Ro.Johnson (6), Forsythe (4), Diaz (12), McKenry (8). 3B—Blanks (1). HR—Blanks (2), G.Jones (13). SB—Headley (13), Ro.Johnson (3). CS— A.McCutchen (7). SF—Ro.Johnson. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Luebke W,4-6 7 5 1 1 0 9 Hamren 1 1 1 1 0 1 Bass 1 2 0 0 0 1 Pittsburgh Maholm L,6-12 6 2-3 10 7 7 1 5 Resop 0 3 4 4 1 0 Beimel 1 1-3 3 2 1 0 0 Veras 1 0 0 0 1 2 Resop pitched to 4 batters in the 7th. WP—Luebke. T—3:03. A—39,251 (38,362).

Mets 11, Braves 7 Cubs 11, Reds 4 NEW YORK — Justin Turner CHICAGO — Carlos Zambrahomered twice and New York no hit his 23rd career home stopped a five-game losing run and pitched six innings, streak with a victory. and Chicago beat Cincinnati Atlanta New York for its seventh straight win. ab r h bi ab r h bi Cincinnati Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Stubbs cf 4 1 0 0 SCastro ss 5 2 2 4 Renteri ss 4 1 1 0 Barney 2b 5 0 1 0 Masset p 0 0 0 0 ArRmr 3b 2 2 2 1 Corder p 0 0 0 0 JeBakr ph-3b1 0 0 0 Hanign ph 1 0 0 0 C.Pena 1b 3 0 2 3 Votto 1b 4 0 1 1 Byrd cf 5 0 0 0 BPhllps 2b 1 1 1 0 RJhnsn rf 5 3 2 0 Frazier ph-3b3 0 0 0 ASorin lf 3 2 2 1 Bruce rf 3 0 1 0 Soto c 4 1 1 0 Cairo 3b-2b 4 0 1 1 Zamrn p 3 1 1 1 Alonso lf 2 1 2 2 Colvin ph 1 0 0 0 Janish ss 1 0 0 0 Grabow p 0 0 0 0 RHrndz c 4 0 1 0 Cueto p 1 0 0 0 FLewis ph-lf 2 0 0 0 Totals 34 4 8 4 Totals 37 11 13 10 Cincinnati 002 001 001 — 4 Chicago 002 351 00x — 11 E—Renteria (12), Frazier (1), Alonso (1). DP— Cincinnati 1. LOB—Cincinnati 9, Chicago 9. 2B— Bruce (21), S.Castro (28), C.Pena 2 (15), Re.Johnson (19), A.Soriano (16). HR—Alonso (1), Zambrano (2). S—Cueto. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Cueto L,7-5 3 2-3 7 5 5 3 2 LeCure 1 1-3 5 5 5 1 3 Arredondo 1 1 1 0 1 1 Masset 1 0 0 0 0 0 Cordero 1 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago Zambrano W,9-6 6 6 3 3 4 6 Samardzija 1 0 0 0 0 2 Grabow 2 2 1 1 1 1 HBP—by Cueto (Ar.Ramirez, C.Pena). WP— Cueto. T—3:12. A—41,978 (41,159).

Bourn cf 4 1 3 0 JosRys ss 4 1 2 1 Prado lf 4 1 1 0 JuTrnr 2b 5 2 2 4 Fremn 1b 5 1 1 1 DnMrp 1b 5 1 1 0 Uggla 2b 5 3 3 1 DWrght 3b 4 1 1 1 C.Jones 3b 4 0 1 1 Pagan cf 4 2 3 0 Heywrd ph 1 0 0 0 Bay lf 5 1 2 3 D.Ross c 4 1 1 2 Duda rf 3 0 1 0 AlGnzlz ss 5 0 2 1 Hairstn ph-rf2 1 1 1 Constnz rf 4 0 1 1 Thole c 4 2 3 1 Hanson p 2 0 0 0 Niese p 2 0 0 0 Lugo ph 1 0 0 0 Harris ph 1 0 0 0 Conrad ph 1 0 0 0 Pridie ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 40 7 13 7 Totals 40 11 16 11 Atlanta 005 000 101 — 7 New York 202 300 31x — 11 E—Dan.Murphy (10). LOB—Atlanta 9, New York 10. 2B—Ale.Gonzalez (18), D.Wright (13), Pagan (14), Thole (12). 3B—Prado (1). HR— Uggla (24), Ju.Turner 2 (4), Bay (8), Thole (2). SB—Bourn (41), Jos.Reyes 2 (34), Pagan 2 (22). CS—Bourn (8). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta Hanson L,11-7 3 1-3 8 7 7 2 5 C.Martinez 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Varvaro 2 1-3 3 1 1 1 3 Sherrill 2-3 3 2 2 1 0 Proctor 1 2 1 1 1 0 New York Niese W,11-8 5 10 5 5 2 6 Byrdak H,6 1 0 0 0 0 2 Beato H,8 1 2 1 1 0 1 Parnell 1 0 0 0 1 1 Acosta 1 1 1 1 0 1 T—3:14. A—33,556 (41,800).



Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi Brantly cf-lf 5 1 1 1 Kinsler 2b 4 2 1 2 Kipnis 2b 5 1 2 2 Andrus ss 4 0 1 1 ACarer ss 4 0 1 0 JHmltn cf 4 0 1 1 Hafner dh 5 0 0 0 MiYong 3b 5 0 1 0 CSantn 1b 4 0 1 0 N.Cruz rf 4 0 0 0 Fukdm rf 4 2 2 0 Napoli dh 4 0 0 0 Duncan lf 2 0 1 1 Morlnd 1b 3 1 1 0 Carrer pr-cf 0 1 0 0 Torreal c 4 1 3 0 Chsnhll 3b 4 1 2 1 DvMrp lf 4 1 0 0 Marson c 3 1 0 0 Totals 36 7 10 5 Totals 36 5 8 4 Cleveland 000 000 304 — 7 Texas 000 000 401 — 5 E—A.Cabrera (13), Kipnis (3), Mi.Young (5). LOB—Cleveland 6, Texas 8. 2B—Brantley (21), C.Santana (21), Fukudome (3), Duncan (8), Torrealba 2 (24). HR—Kipnis (5). SB—Kinsler (21). S—Carrera. SF—J.Hamilton. IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Carmona 6 1-3 6 4 2 1 2 Sipp 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Herrmann W,2-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 C.Perez S,23-26 1 2 1 1 1 0 Texas C.Wilson 6 2-3 5 3 2 2 9 D.Oliver 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Uehara H,15 1 0 0 0 1 1 Feliz L,1-3 BS,6-28 2-3 3 3 3 0 0 Tateyama 1-3 2 1 1 0 0 HBP—by Carmona (Andrus). WP—C.Perez. Balk—D.Oliver. T—3:33. A—38,210 (49,170).

National League

Pence rf 4 0 2 1 OCarer ss 4 0 0 0 Ibanez lf 4 0 0 0 C.Ross lf 3 0 0 0 Polanc 3b 3 0 0 0 A.Huff 1b 3 0 0 0 Mrtnz 3b 0 0 0 0 Whitsd c 3 0 1 0 Ruiz c 3 0 0 0 Cain p 2 0 0 0 Hamels p 3 0 0 0 Schrhlt ph 1 0 1 0 Totals 31 2 5 1 Totals 32 1 7 1 Philadelphia 200 000 000 — 2 000 000 001 — 1 San Francisco E—P.Sandoval (5). DP—Philadelphia 2, San Francisco 1. LOB—Philadelphia 4, San Francisco 4. 2B—Rollins (19). HR—P.Sandoval (12). IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia Hamels W,13-6 9 7 1 1 0 5 San Francisco Cain L,9-8 8 3 2 1 2 8 Ja.Lopez 1-3 2 0 0 0 0 Romo 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 PB—Whiteside. T—2:14. A—42,183 (41,915).

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Hollidy lf 5 0 2 0 Morrsn lf 4 0 1 0 Brkmn rf 4 0 2 0 GSnchz 1b 3 1 1 0 Schmkr 2b 4 0 1 0 Dobbs 3b 4 0 1 0 T.Cruz c 4 0 0 0 J.Buck c 3 0 1 0 Descals 3b 4 0 3 0 Wise cf 2 0 0 1 Crpntr p 3 0 1 0 Nolasco p 2 0 0 0 Jay ph 1 0 1 0 Petersn ph-cf2 0 1 0 Totals 40 2 14 2 Totals 31 1 6 1 St. Louis 200 000 000 — 2 Florida 000 100 000 — 1 E—Pujols (10), Amezaga (2), Bonifacio (8). DP—St. Louis 2, Florida 2. LOB—St. Louis 12, Florida 9. 2B—Holliday (26), Berkman (15), Descalso (19). HR—Pujols (26). CS—Bonifacio (6). R ER BB SO IP H St. Louis C.Carpenter W,7-8 6 2-3 5 1 1 2 7 Dotel H,1 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Motte H,13 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Rzepczynski H,1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Salas S,21-24 1 0 0 0 1 1 Florida Nolasco L,8-8 7 10 2 2 1 3 Mujica 1 2 0 0 0 1 L.Nunez 1 2 0 0 0 1 HBP—by C.Carpenter (Wise). T—3:23. A—23,922 (38,560).

DNavrr ph 1 0 0 0 GParra lf 3 0 0 0 Elbert p 0 0 0 0 JSndrs p 2 0 2 2 Miles 2b 4 0 2 1 Ziegler p 0 0 0 0 Barajs c 4 0 3 2 Shaw p 0 0 0 0 GwynJ lf 4 0 0 0 DHrndz p 0 0 0 0 Eovaldi p 2 1 1 0 Brrghs ph 1 0 1 0 Loney ph-1b 1 0 0 0 Totals 37 5 12 5 Totals 33 3 7 3 Los Angeles 011 002 100 — 5 Arizona 020 000 010 — 3 DP—Arizona 1. LOB—Los Angeles 9, Arizona 5. 2B—J.Rivera (6), J.Upton (31), R.Roberts (16). CS—Kemp (5), K.Johnson (3). S—Blake. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Eovaldi W,1-0 5 4 2 2 2 7 Hawksworth H,7 2 0 0 0 0 3 Guerrier H,13 1 2 1 1 0 0 Elbert S,2-2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Arizona J.Saunders L,8-9 5 1-3 8 4 4 1 4 Ziegler 1 1-3 2 1 1 2 1 Shaw 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Da.Hernandez 1 1 0 0 0 2 Paterson 1 0 0 0 0 0 WP—Elbert. T—3:08. A—33,239 (48,633).

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Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi C.Hart rf 4 1 1 0 Bourgs cf 4 0 0 0 Morgan cf-rf 6 1 1 0 Altuve 2b 3 1 1 0 Braun lf 5 2 2 0 JMrtnz lf 4 1 1 3 Fielder 1b 3 2 3 4 Ca.Lee 1b 4 1 1 1 McGeh 3b 5 0 0 0 Michals rf 2 0 0 0 YBtncr ss 5 0 4 1 Bogsvc ph 1 0 0 0 FLopez 2b 4 0 0 1 Pareds 3b 3 0 0 0 HrstnJr cf 1 0 0 0 Barmes ss 4 1 1 1 Lucroy c 4 1 2 1 Quinter c 4 1 1 0 Narvsn p 3 0 0 0 Myers p 1 0 1 0 Counsll ph-2b1 0 0 0 Shuck rf 1 0 1 0 Totals 41 7 13 7 Totals 31 5 7 5 Milwaukee 302 001 001 — 7 Houston 013 000 001 — 5 E—Axford (2), Barmes (9). DP—Houston 1. LOB—Milwaukee 13, Houston 4. 2B—Fielder (27), Y.Betancourt (18). HR—Fielder (25), Lucroy (8), J.Martinez (2), Ca.Lee (11), Barmes (8). CS— Paredes (1). S—Myers. R ER BB SO IP H Milwaukee Narveson W,8-6 5 1-3 5 4 4 2 4 Saito H,6 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Hawkins H,17 1 0 0 0 1 0 Fr.Rodriguez H,6 1 0 0 0 0 2 Axford S,32-34 1 2 1 1 0 0 Houston Myers L,3-12 6 11 6 5 1 5 Da.Carpenter 2-3 1 0 0 2 0 S.Escalona 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Fulchino 1 0 0 0 1 0 W.Wright 1 1 1 1 1 2 HBP—by Narveson (Michaels), by Da.Carpenter (C.Hart). WP—Saito, Myers 2. T—3:10. A—30,561 (40,963).

Espinos 2b 5 2 2 0 Fowler cf 5 1 2 4 Zmrmn 3b 3 2 2 1 CGnzlz rf 5 2 2 1 Morse 1b 5 0 4 3 Tlwtzk ss 3 1 3 3 Werth rf 4 1 1 0 Helton 1b 5 0 1 0 JGoms lf 4 0 1 0 Wggntn 3b 4 1 1 1 Dsmnd ss 5 0 0 0 RBtncr p 0 0 0 0 WRams c 5 0 1 0 S.Smith ph 1 1 1 0 LHrndz p 2 0 0 0 Brothrs p 0 0 0 0 Grzlny p 1 1 1 0 Nelson 2b 5 0 0 0 Cora ph 1 0 1 0 Iannett c 5 3 4 1 Coffey p 0 0 0 0 Chacin p 1 2 1 0 SBurntt p 0 0 0 0 M.Ellis ph 1 0 1 0 Bixler rf 1 0 0 0 IStewrt ph 1 1 1 1 Totals 40 7 14 6 Totals 41 15 19 12 Washington 000 214 000 — 7 — 15 Colorado 004 501 32x E—L.Hernandez (1). DP—Washington 1. LOB—Washington 11, Colorado 7. 2B—Espinosa 2 (19), Zimmerman (13), Morse (27), Werth (22), E.Young (2), Tulowitzki 2 (30). 3B—Fowler (11). HR—Ankiel (7), Wigginton (14), Iannetta (12). CS—Ankiel (3). S—E.Young. SF—Tulowitzki. IP H R ER BB SO Washington L.Hernandez L,6-11 3 2-3 9 9 7 0 0 Gorzelanny 2 1-3 4 1 1 0 1 Coffey 2-3 3 3 3 0 0 S.Burnett 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 H.Rodriguez 1 2 2 2 2 1 Colorado Chacin W,9-8 5 5 3 3 5 4 G.Reynolds 1 5 4 4 0 1 Belisle H,10 1 2 0 0 0 0 R.Betancourt 1 1 0 0 0 2 Brothers 1 1 0 0 0 1 HBP—by L.Hernandez (Chacin). WP— L.Hernandez, H.Rodriguez, Chacin. T—3:12. A—43,321 (50,490).

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed OT Sean Locklear, C Donovan Raiola and P Sav Rocca. Released LB Robert Henson, DT Joe Joseph and LB Kyle O’Donnell.

Bridgestone Invitational

Saturday At Firestone Country Club (South Course) Akron, Ohio Purse: $8.5 million Yardage: 7,400; Par: 70 Third Round Adam Scott 62-70-66—198 Ryo Ishikawa 67-68-64—199 Jason Day 63-70-66—199 Keegan Bradley 67-65-68—200 Martin Laird 66-67-67—200 Luke Donald 68-69-64—201 Fredrik Jacobson 68-66-67—201 Rickie Fowler 68-64-69—201 Zach Johnson 70-68-64—202 Rory McIlroy 68-68-67—203 Steve Stricker 71-65-67—203 Kyung-tae Kim 66-72-66—204 David Toms 68-68-68—204 Matt Kuchar 71-69-65—205 Francesco Molinari 73-64-68—205 Nick Watney 65-70-70—205 Robert Karlsson 68-65-72—205 Lee Westwood 67-71-68—206 Ryan Moore 66-66-74—206 Bubba Watson 69-70-68—207 Aaron Baddeley 68-70-69—207 Also Gary Woodland 70-66-73—209

Tahoe Open

Saturday At Montreaux Golf and Country Club Reno, Nev. Purse: $3 million Yardage: 7,472; Par: 72 Third Round Scott Piercy 72-70-61—203 Josh Teater 72-67-66—205 Pat Perez 73-68-65—206 John Merrick 71-69-66—206 Blake Adams 67-72-67—206 Chris Riley 66-72-68—206 Steve Elkington 73-65-68—206 Nick O’Hern 65-72-69—206 Brian Davis 73-67-67—207 Steve Flesch 68-69-70—207 Vaughn Taylor 69-66-72—207 Jim Renner 74-69-65—208 Mathias Gronberg 73-69-66—208 Ben Martin 68-72-68—208 James Driscoll 70-73-66—209 Briny Baird 67-74-68—209 Shane Bertsch 71-69-69—209 Michael Letzig 70-69-70—209 Robert Garrigus 68-70-71—209 Hunter Haas 70-67-72—209

3M Championship Saturday At TPC Twin Cities Blaine, Minn. Purse: $1,750,000 Yardage: 7,114; Par: 72 Second Round John Huston Peter Senior Jay Haas Mark Calcavecchia Tom Lehman Tommy Armour III Nick Price Mark O’Meara Hal Sutton Kenny Perry Dan Forsman Bobby Clampett Corey Pavin Jay Don Blake David Eger Rod Spittle David Frost Larry Mize Fred Couples Bobby Wadkins

Dodgers 5, Cox Classic Saturday Diamondbacks 3 PHOENIX — Nathan Eovaldi AOtmCahhaam, Npeiobn.s Run Cardinals 2, Marlins 1 pitched five solid innings in Purse: $725,000 MIAMI — Albert Pujols hit a Par: 71 his major league debut and YThairrddaRgeo:u7,161; nd two-run homer in the first Los Angeles beat Arizona. J.J. Killeen inning, then Chris Carpenter Danny Lee Indians 7, Rangers 5 and the St. Louis bullpen Los Angelesab r h bi Arizona ab r h bi Mike Lavery ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Michael Knox made it stand up in a victory. DGordn ss 2 0 1 0 Blmqst ss 4 1 0 0 Russell Ken Duke Brantley hit a go-ahead RBI JCarrll ss 3 0 1 0 KJhnsn 2b 4 0 1 0 Gary Christian 3b 3 1 0 0 J.Upton rf 4 0 1 1 double and Jason Kipnis St. Louis ab r h bi Florida ab r h bi Blake Troy Kelly Ethier rf 5 1 2 1 CYoung cf 4 0 0 0 homered in Cleveland’s four- Furcal ss 5 1 1 0 Bonifac ss 4 0 0 0 Kemp cf 4 0 1 0 Monter c 4 0 0 0 Roger Tambellini JRiver 1b 4 2 1 1 RRorts 3b 3 1 1 0 CPttrsn cf 5 0 1 0 Amezg 2b 4 0 1 0 Matt Weibring run ninth inning. Guerrir p 0 0 0 0 Gldsch 1b 4 1 1 0 Pujols 1b 5 1 2 2 Stanton rf 3 0 0 0 Trevor Murphy

Phillies 2, Giants 1 S A N F R A N C I S C O — Cole Hamels pitched a seven-hitter for his first win in two weeks and Philadelphia extended its White Sox 6, Twins 1 MINNEAPOLIS — Zach Stewart season-high winning streak to threw six sharp innings in his nine games. White Sox debut, Paul Kon- Philadelphia San Francisco erko drove in two runs and Rollins ss ab4 1r h1 b0i Rownd cf ab4 0r h1 b0i Brent Lillibridge added a late Victorn cf 3 0 1 0 Kppngr 2b 4 0 2 0 Utley 2b 3 1 0 0 Beltran rf 4 0 0 0 two-run homer. Howard 1b 4 0 1 0 PSndvl 3b 4 1 2 1 Chicago

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Padres 13, Pirates 2 PITTSBURGH — Kyle Blanks hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as San Diego sent free-falling Pittsburgh to its ninth straight loss.

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U.S. Cellular 250

Saturday At Iowa Speedway Newton, Iowa Lap length: .875 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (4) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 250 laps, 138.4 rating, 47 points, $74,343. 2. (17) Carl Edwards, Ford, 250, 132.5, 0, $54,675. 3. (1) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 250, 104.7, 42, $52,218. 4. (18) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 250, 99.6, 40, $34,293. 5. (11) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 250, 105.3, 39, $31,193. 6. (16) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 250, 93.8, 38, $28,893. 7. (8) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 250, 90.1, 37, $27,728. 8. (12) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 250, 99, 36, $26,288. 9. (9) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 250, 106.5, 0, $25,193. 10. (13) David Mayhew, Chevrolet, 250, 112, 0, $25,543.

Napa Auto Parts 150

Saturday At Colorado National Speedway Dacono, Colo. Lap length: 0.375 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Dylan Kwasniewski, Las Vegas, Ford, 152 laps, 65.875 mph. 2. (2) Greg Pursley, Newhall, Calif., Ford, 152. 3. (7) Brett Thompson, Jerome, Idaho, Chevrolet, 152. 4. (4) Luis Martinez, Jr., Long Beach, Calif., Ford, 152. 5. (9) Eric Holmes, Escalon, Calif., Toyota, 152. 6. (5) Moses Smith, Tempe, Ariz., Toyota, 152. 7. (17) Chad Boat, Phoenix, Chevrolet, 152. 8. (10) Ben Kennedy, Daytona Beach, Fla., Chevrolet, 152. 9. (3) Alex Bowman, Tucson, Ariz., Toyota, 152. 10. (6) Ryan Philpott, Tracy, Calif., Ford, 152.

Legg Mason Classic

A U.S. Open Series event Saturday At William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center Washington Purse: $1.403 million (WT500) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Donald Young, United States, 6-3, 6-3. Doubles Semifinals Michael Llodra, France, and Nenad Zimonjic (3), Serbia, def. Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares, Brazil, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (7), 10-8 tiebreak.

Mercury Insurance Open

A U.S. Open Series event Saturday At La Costa Resort and Spa Carlsbad, Calif. Purse: $721,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Agnieszka Radwanska (3), Poland, def. Andrea Petkovic (2), Germany, 4-6, 6-0, 6-4. Vera Zvonareva (1), Russia, def. Ana Ivanovic (5), Serbia, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

Bet-At-Home Cup Kitzbuehel

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Times TBA unless noted Sept. 3 — McNeese State, 6 p.m. Sept. 10 — Northern Illinois, 6 p.m. Sept. 17 — at Georgia Tech, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1 — Texas Tech (homecoming) Oct. 8 — at Oklahoma State Oct. 15 — Oklahoma Oct. 22 — Kansas State Oct. 29 — at Texas Nov. 5 — at Iowa State Nov. 12 — Baylor Nov. 19 — at Texas A&M Nov. 26 — vs. Missouri in Kansas City, Mo., 11 a.m.

BASEBALL National League ATLANTA BRAVES—Placed RHP Jair Jurrjens on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Mike Minor from Gwinnett (IL). COLORADO ROCKIES—Placed RHP Juan Nicasio and OF Ryan Spilborghs on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Greg Reynolds from Colorado Springs (PCL). Activated OF Carlos Gonzalez from the 15-day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS—Optioned LHP J.A. Happ to Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed RHP Enerio Del Rosario on the 15-day DL. Called up LHP Wesley Wright and RHP Jeff Fulchino from Oklahoma City (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Activated RHP Roy Oswalt from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Juan Perez to Lehigh Valley (IL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Optioned LHP Tony Watson to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Brad Lincoln from Indianapolis. Signed RHP Tyler Glasnow and OF Rodarrick Jones. SAN DIEGO PADRES—Placed OF Chris Denorfia on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Blake Tekotte from San Antonio (Texas). FOOTBALL National Football League KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Signed DL Amon Gordon. MIAMI DOLPHINS—Signed OT Ray Willis. NEW YORK GIANTS—Re-signed DE Dave Tollefson. OAKLAND RAIDERS—Re-signed RB Michael Bush. ST. LOUIS RAMS—Resigned OL Adam Goldberg and T Quinn Ojinnaka. Activated FB Britt Miller from the physically unable to perform list.

Saturday At Mercedes-Benz Sportpark Kitzbuehel Kitzbuehel, Austria Purse: $647,600 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Championship Robin Haase, Netherlands, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.


EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Columbus 9 7 7 34 24 22 Philadelphia 8 5 9 33 27 20 New York 6 6 12 30 37 33 Sporting Kansas City 7 7 9 30 32 30 Houston 6 7 10 28 28 28 D.C. 6 6 9 27 29 33 New England 4 10 9 21 22 33 Toronto FC 3 11 11 20 24 46 Chicago 2 6 13 19 21 26 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Los Angeles 13 3 9 48 35 20 FC Dallas 12 6 6 42 31 24 Seattle 11 5 8 41 35 27 Colorado 9 6 10 37 35 31 Real Salt Lake 10 5 6 36 30 16 Chivas USA 7 8 8 29 30 26 Portland 7 10 5 26 28 35 San Jose 5 8 10 25 25 30 Vancouver 2 11 9 15 21 34 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games D.C. United 3, Toronto FC 3, tie Chivas USA 3, New England 2 Philadelphia 1, Houston 1, tie Seattle FC 2, Sporting Kansas City 1 Real Salt Lake 3, New York 0 San Jose 1, Portland 1, tie Los Angeles 3, FC Dallas 1 Today’s Game Chicago at Vancouver, 6 p.m.



W L Pct Indiana 15 6 .714 Connecticut 12 7 .632 New York 12 9 .571 Chicago 9 12 .429 Atlanta 8 11 .421 Washington 4 14 .222 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Minnesota 15 4 .789 San Antonio 12 8 .600 Seattle 12 8 .600 Phoenix 11 8 .579 Los Angeles 7 12 .368 Tulsa 1 19 .050 Friday’s Games Indiana 85, Tulsa 65 Seattle 81, Connecticut 79 Saturday’s Games Washington 91, New York 81 San Antonio 72, Tulsa 64 Today’s Games Seattle at Atlanta, 2 p.m. Connecticut at Phoenix, 5 p.m. Indiana at Chicago, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.

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the kid. Tanner had developed some really bad habits over there on that left side. The problem was there was so much bad muscle memory there so we basically just said, ‘Let’s reboot the computer, get the viruses out and let’s go to work.’” Sliding into Hawkinson’s old spot will be Spikes, a 6-6, 325-pound junior who missed all of 2010 but has 23 career starts on his resume. Grimes said Spikes still had some work to do to get back to 100 percent. “The guy that’s probably the rustiest of everyone is probably Jeff Spikes,” Grimes said. “Last year, I demanded that he was at every meeting and that he was there on time. Everything that I would demand out of the other guys I demanded out of him except what we did out on the football field. But he’s still rusty.” One reason Grimes isn’t overly concerned about Spikes’ progress is because of the player the Jayhawks have slotted behind him. Although he played just 96 snaps a season ago, Grimes said he believed sophomore Riley Spencer, 6-7, 300, had the potential to become a stud. “There is no question he’s a


some guts. We found out later during our two weeks of Boot Camp what we were really working toward. “In our last day of Boot Camp, coach Self strutted into the gym with a camouflage shirt on with the word ‘WAR’ on the front in big, black letters, and he’d smeared black army paint under his eyes. There wasn’t one guy in that gym who wasn’t ready to go to battle after that day and it would pay off down the road.” Self didn’t stick around for Saturday’s alumni game, preferring to let the ex-players have the spotlight. “For me, I think the rally at Minnesota (67-66) in my second year was No. 1 (memory),” Self said of top moment in his three years at U of I. “I still have a picture in my office of Frank Williams making that winning basket and all those fans in shock. That was awesome.


That’s not acceptable. We didn’t win the game. I’m upset. I’m kicking myself over the whole start.” Joaquin Benoit pitched out of a jam in the eighth for Detroit, and Jose Valverde converted his 32nd straight save to start the season, matching the club record set by AL MVP Willie Hernandez in 1984. Victor Martinez drove in a pair of runs before getting hurt, and Miguel Cabrera and Magglio Ordonez had the



tough guy because he was battling that shoulder injury all of last season,” Grimes said. “You don’t go through the pain he went through just to stay on the field if you’re not tough. He was one-armed. I’ve got a great amount of respect for that kid because he is a tough, tough guy. That’s not an injury that doesn’t hurt.” Rounding out KU’s top five are guards Trevor Marrongelli (6-2, 293) and Duane Zlatnik (6-4, 305). Marrongelli, a junior from Austin, Texas, missed the second half of last season because of injury. “Marrongelli has really come back f ine from his injury,” he said. “We just want him to keep getting bigger and stronger. He’s a guy who’s played some snaps here and really had an outstanding spring.” As for Zlatnik, just talking about him brought a sparkle to Grimes’ eye and extra energy to his voice. “Coming out of spring practice a year ago, I did not want to put him in a game,” Grimes said of Zlatnik. “He wasn’t ready. Then, all of a sudden, he had to play 738 snaps last year. Duane has got a chance to be a really, really good player. He’s really strong, really athletic. I like him a lot.” Throughout 2010, Gill talked about finding seven or eight linemen he could count on. Three practices into 2011, it appears he has that many.

“Another guy who had an outstanding spring is Gavin Howard,” Grimes said of the 6-5, 292-pound sophomore. “He’s come a long way from a maturity standpoint and he’s got a chance to be a good player.” Beyond the obvious experience and talent of KU’s front line, the thing that seems to excite Grimes most is the unit’s depth. “We’ve got guys with size now,” Grimes said. “That’s really the big difference. We’ve got guys with Big 12 size. (Freshmen) Travis Bodenstein (6-5, 295), Bryan Peters (6-5, 305), these guys are at the size they need to be right now.” Of freshman center Dylan Admire (6-3, 283), who arrived on campus in January, Grimes was equally complimentary. Add to that trio of freshmen Damon Martin (6-5, 265) and Luke Luhrsen, a 6-5, 290-pound former hockey player, and it’s easy to see why Grimes is so pumped up about his new hogs. That said, he’s not going to call them gameready just yet. “Honestly, you don’t want to play any of them,” he said. “You really don’t. They’re not ready. With an offensive lineman, you don’t just throw him in the grease and pull him out like you do a catfish. You gotta put him in the oven and bake him a while. That’s just a fact.”

“Then there were the three wins over Missouri in St. Louis, the ‘Paint the Hall Orange’ game (against Michigan State), and our comeback from 12 down against Wisconsin (68-67) at home that first year.” In all, Self went 78-24 at Illinois. His 2000-01 team reached the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. Self has coached just one game against his former school while at KU. The Jayhawks rolled, 73-59, in a second-round 2011 NCAA Tournament game in Tulsa.

starting this week in advance of what many expect will be a season-long shutdown of the NBA. The players would need ‘outs’ in their contracts, however, in the event the lockout ended in time for an abbreviated season.

Robinson looking good: KU junior Thomas Robinson has been playing well in camp counselor scrimmages at the Adidas Nations Global Experience in Los Angeles. “Robinson continues to show new wrinkles to his game, along w/same phenomenal athleticism. Poised to have a huge season,” Jonathan Givony of wrote on Twitter Saturday. believes many NBA players will be signing with European teams

other RBIs for the American League Central-leading Tigers. They’ll go for the series sweep today. The Royals were trailing, 41, in the seventh when an error by Ryan Raburn gave them hope. Raburn had just moved from third base to right field to start the inning. Eric Hosmer singled with one out and Jeff Francoeur doubled down the right-field line. Raburn’s throw overshot second base by a wide margin, allowing Hosmer to score. Weak-hitting Brayan Pena’s two-out double moments later drew Kansas City within 4-3.

Recruiting: L.J. Rose, a 6-3 senior point guard from Westbury Christian High in Houston, tells that Texas is his current leader in recruiting.’s No. 69-rated player is also considering KU, Baylor, Arizona, Memphis and Georgetown. ... T.J. Warren, a 6-7 senior from Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. (originally from Raleigh, N.C.), last week received a scholarship offer from North Carolina, reports. Warren, who is rated No. 36, also is considering KU, Florida, Georgetown, Kentucky and North Carolina State. ... UNC last week offered a scholarship to No. 4-rated Jabari Parker, a 6-7 junior from Chicago’s Simeon High. Parker is also considering KU, Illinois, Duke, Michigan State and others.

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STYLE SCOUT by Caitlin Donnelly

Jen Nickels Age: 32

Sign: Leo

Relationship status: In a relationship Hometown: I’m an Army brat. I was born in the D.C. area. Time in Lawrence: 15 years Occupation: Hairstylist at Static Hair Salon What were you doing when scouted? Taking a quick break between haircuts. How would you describe your style? Whimsical, like an adult child. What are your current favorite fashion trends? I like it when people feel free to be who they are and don’t try so hard to fit in. What are your least favorite fashion trends? The really hot trends. I don’t really follow trends. What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? More unscripted musical numbers and more random high fives.

CLOTHING DETAILS: Shoes: Dr. Martens, December 2010, gift. Tights: Target, May 2011, $8. Dress: Forever21 Plus, May 2011, $25. Long necklace: the Craftivists, May 2011, $8. Miraculous Medal: Vintage Van, 2009, $3. Bracelet: 2006, gift from grandmother. Ring: Adorned, 2009, $25.

What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Less people taking themselves so seriously. Do you have any fashion influences? “Clarissa Explains it All” and Courtney Love circa 1992. And Marla Singer from “Fight Club.” People say I look like: Trouble. Tell us a secret: It is never too late to change your life. Don’t be afraid.

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Charlie Naramore Age: 23

Sign: Taurus

Relationship status: Single. Hometown: You’re in it. How long have you lived in Lawrence? See: Age. Occupation: Utility man and pinch hitter at Ten, located inside the historic Eldridge. What were you doing when you were scouted? Meeting my mom for pizza at Rudy’s before going to work. How would you describe your style? Adaptable. What are your current favorite fashion trends? I’m a big fan of going commando in the summer. What are your least CLOTHING DETAILS: favorite fashion Sandals: Chacos, December 2009, gift. trends? Oh Jeans: AG, Arizona Trading Company, hey, did you August 2010, $40. get that Shirt: American Apparel, December 2010, shirt at gift. Urban? Or Sunglasses: Target, July 2011, $7. are you just borrowing it from one of the 15 guys downtown who have that exact same shirt? Nice one, bro. What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I’ve coached soccer for several years, and I’d like to see more parents take a hands-on approach when encouraging their kids to stay active throughout the year. Don’t be afraid that your involvement might discourage a kid — rather, realize that having expectations is a good thing. For example, work to get your kid off the computer in the summer. Hand them a ball and bottle of water and kick them out of the house for the afternoon. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? City Hall doling out TIFs to the most conspicuous of contractors and business groups without feeling the need to seriously re-evaluate the policy. The existence of TIF as a precedent does not automatically make it a good precedent, and they know this. That, or fewer people wearing Crocs. I think it’s my generation’s onus to have an antipathy toward Crocs. Do you have any fashion influences? Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Gosling. People say I look like … Recently, it’s been James Franco or my father. Or my true doppelganger, Rick Newell. Tell us a secret: The answer is yes, I have seen the YouTube videos “Charlie the Unicorn” and “Charlie Bit My Finger. When I politely tell you I have, and you still feel the need to demonstrate the titular lines, I always want to ask you if you’ve seen the Kids in the Hall “Sarcasm” sketch. You should go watch it right now.

LOCKETS such as this one are among the many pieces of jewelry for sale at Made in downtown Lawrence. The concept grew out of co-owner Jennifer Richards’ passion for, a crafting site that allows artists to host websites and sell handmade goods.

If handmade seems like a quaint idea bordering on kitschy in this day and age of and the online outlet store, you clearly haven’t been to Made, 737 Mass., the newest gift shop in downtown Lawrence and the purveyor of everything and anything handmade. Jewelry mingles with iPad cases. Sunny clocks and signs proclaiming “Geek” and “Eat” nestle near homemade soaps and lip balm. Cheery aprons stare down pillows. Wooden chandeliers hang over Absolut Vodka bottles that have been converted into vases. The total effect is one of both being in someone’s home and browsing at a local craft fair. Nothing seems manufactured, per se, but rather — wait for it — made. Like the works of art stocking the store, Made is the product of a long bit of plan-

TAYLOR AND ERIC LILES, Kansas City, Mo., browse Made’s eclectic selection, which ranges from homemade soaps to repurposed hubcaps that are now clocks. Owners Matt and Jennifer Richards rotate out stock on a regular basis, and because of the unique nature of the items, restocking can take months for certain items. ning and a lot of continuous love by owners Matt and Jennifer Richards. The concept grew out of Jennifer’s passion for, a crafting site that allows artists to host websites and sell handmade goods in their own personal “stores.” Jennifer joined a few years ago, setting up shop as Little Rory after finding success making handmade Tshirts for her son. Selling was fine and good, but what she really loved was seeing the artistry in what everyone else on the site made. Same goes for the local producers next to whom Jennifer would set up shop dur-

ing local craft fairs. “When I would do the craft shows and people would stop at my booth, I’d mention Etsy and it seemed like everybody knew it and people love it. But people would say to me, ‘I never think about it early enough to order,’ or ‘I’d love to order from them, but I want to smell it,’ or ‘I want to hold it and look at it and see the quality of it,’” she says. “Hearing those things from people, I just thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if we had a place we could go and you could see these things, grab it, Please see MADE, page 6B

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hey say a picture is worth a thousand words. I’d like to use the next 750 of them to file a complaint about the rash of “look how freaking hot it is” photos circulating the interwebs this week. Car thermometers, bank thermometers, high-tech thermostats, Radio Shack handheld devices, patio thermometers in moose motifs from Cabela’s, all with dismal, dispiriting, debilitating readings: 103….108…113…. Enough already! It’s been hot. Really hot. I get it, people! The underlayers of my hair have been wet for weeks. My garage feels like a pizza oven. I haven’t smiled since 9:17 a.m. June 23! I see three bank thermometers on my way home from work. (Is there, indeed, a bank on every corner of this town? Because it sure as heck seems like it.) I

Boomer Girl Diary

Cathy Hamilton

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By Nick Krug

Quite a few really nice submissions for the Dear Lawrence Project have come in thus far, and it’s easy to tell that people are having fun with it. After the last several weeks of shooting I’ve come across a few helpful tips and suggestions after my own bouts of frustration and error. 1. I’m sure simple geometry can explain it, but wide-angle lenses work best for the rephotographing. I’ve tried it with mid-range and long lenses and have yet to succeed. The wides just allow for more of the current landscape to be seen around the original photograph and really help with making the connection between the past and present. 2. Focus on a couple of elements within the photo to help measure the scale. In the accompanying photo, which was shot from my front porch and features my brother, Caleb Krug, I could tell by Please see BEHIND, page 6B

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A SAMPLE Dear Lawrence image: My brother Caleb Krug in front of our home, sometime in the early ‘90s.

DEAR LAWRENCE The Dear Lawrence project asks Lawrence photographers to take images of Lawrence’s past and photograph them in front of the same location in the present. Submissions continue to roll in via or the JournalWorld’s Facebook page. We’ll be accepting submissions until 6 p.m. on Aug. 15.



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take it home that day?’”

the angle that my mom or dad first shot the original while sitting down, so I did so as well. As I started to align the old image, I paid particular attention to the scale of the fence in the old photo I was holding relative to how it matched the fence across the street before re-photographing. To adjust and align, I simply pulled the old photo closer or farther away from my camera until the two appeared to be about the same size. 3. Also, with some photos, you may need to physically walk closer or farther away with the image outstretched in hand in order for the image and the background to begin aligning correctly. 4. It really helps to close one eye when you are aligning the photos. Binocular vision is great for about everything else except this project. 5. Now that we’ve been talking about geometry, pay attention to the lines and the angles of streets, sidewalks, windows. If you can hold out your old photo flat and upright in front of you without skewing it and the lines of elements in the background and old photo appear parallel, then you’re probably aiming it in the right direction. Even with all these tips, which may or may not be helpful to you, the process can be challenging. However, that’s part of the fun. Not everybody has an archive that extends back to the turn of the 20th century, and that is more than cool because almost everybody has family photos. With this in mind, we want to encour-

Making ‘Made’ Running with that idea, the Lawrence-based couple tossed around the idea of a handmade shop with the truth that, after 12 years as a lawyer, Matt was looking for a career change. In the spring, the couple found the perfect place for their fledgling business in a downtown space that had previously been home to an eye doctor. The broad windows provided a great avenue to attracting window shoppers and the shelving — meant for glasses — turned out to be perfect for displaying items of all shapes and sizes — and an ever-changing inventory. “I try to order in small quantities because we don’t have a warehouse to store it and a lot of times, the people I’m ordering from, the vendors, have another job, so I don’t like to hit them with an enormous order,” Jennifer says. “But if something sells really well, we might get them again. Some things are one-of-a-kind and we can’t get them again. But if we are going to get it again, usually, because it is handmade, it takes weeks.” Also adding to the changing inventory are products from local vendors. Every day, Matt, who runs the counter full-time (Jennifer still works part-time as an accountant), meets and greets a handful of artists who stroll in to inquire about selling their wares. “In one month, we’ve probably doubled the amount of local people. ... We get four or five people a day that come in,” he says, just after taking a photograph of the work of a walkin artist from Rossville. “We’ve had jewelry, photographs, pillows, T-shirts, purses — probably 10 percent (on the floor). But it’s going to go up a great deal.” Making a connection Store fan Taylor Hrabe says she’s asking for Made gift certificates for her upcoming birthday. “I work downtown, just a few stores away from Made.


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JENNIFER RICHARDS, co-owner of Made, 737 Mass., folds some homemade T-shirts for sale.

In one month, we’ve probably doubled the amount of local people. ... We get four or five people a day that come in.” — Matt Richards, Made co-owner, on local vendors for the store It’s becoming a habit of mine to browse Made’s wares before I go to work. I love it,” she says. “The first time I went in, I was talking to the two that own the shop and mentioned something about steampunk items. The woman not only knew what I was talking about, but immediately began showing me around the store and pointing out various items of a steampunk nature that I might be interested in.”

The couple says that introducing customers like Hrabe to new things they love is on the same plane as ordering from a part-time artist hoping to make it fulltime in the future. “I’m happy to buy things from other people. We really like to support people doing what they want to do. Some of them, making the products they make that we have here, that’s their full-time job. A lot of husbands and wives, that is what they do. That’s their day job. But then there’s other people who work a day job but make dog collars at night or they sew in the evening. So, it’s nice to work with them,” she says “It’s nice to give them some income from something they enjoy doing.” — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.

Admittedly, this is fairly innocuous stuff. Still, it begs the question: Are we spending too much time documenting our lives instead of living them?”


don’t need to come home to see 24 different depictions of mercury rising on my Facebook feed. I have a 24/7 Weather Channel habit to remind me how miserable I am, thank you very much. And, listen up, TV reporters: If I’ve seen one live shot of eggs frying sunnyside-up on a sidewalk, I’ve seen them all. One videographer tried to bake Tollhouse cookies on a sheet pan balanced precariously on his dashboard. Equally obnoxious but, at least, he was original. If you insist on doing the egg thing, throw some sausage and hash browns on the skillet. Whip up a frittata. Make it interesting! That said, I completely understand there’s a little journalist in all of us, eager to record the milestones, markers and miscellaneous moments of our lives. Some photos — the ones with people, not numerals, as subjects — are priceless pieces of personal history. In high school, I had a girlfriend who was constantly pointing and shooting her Instamatic. Slumber parties, proms, school plays, awards assemblies, trips to the lake — there wasn’t a special event, double date or road trip she failed to capture on Kodachrome. “Stop! Enough already!!” we’d scream while shielding our faces from our shutterbuggy sister. She schlepped her film (yes, film!) to the local drugstore where it was processed into prints. (This took several days in the dark ages.) Thoughtfully, she displayed them into albums to share with pals at the next sleepover. The images were, by today’s standards, laughably

“low res,” but those faded snapshots are pure gold to us now — evoking wild laughter, bittersweet nostalgia and complete amazement that we were ever that young and skinny. These days, pictures are a dime a digital dozen — ubiquitous and random, taken not for posterity’s sake but because our cameras seem to always be in our hands. I know, because I am one of the worst offenders. A quick scan of my Blackberry shows 193 images, breaking down in the following categories: Work-related: 32 Special events or occasions: 39 Nature: 19 Misfires (shots of the floor, darkness, inside of my purse): 14 Lucy, the cocker spaniel: 26 (because she’s just so doggone cute) Self-portraits (face or feet — don’t ask): 10 Bank thermometers: 5 (Hey, I never said I haven’t succumbed to temptation!) Food: 48 Yes, I take an extraordinary amount of food photos. Some might say, a crazy amount. On the Blackberry, I found — to my dismay — six (count ’em) SIX shots of the same plate of deviled eggs. Were the deviled eggs especially beautiful? Were they unusual in the way they were filled or arranged on the plate? Was the plate itself an antique or a unique work of art? No, no and no. My motivation is a mystery. I must have thought, on some subconscious level, that if I was going to go to the trouble of devilling eggs on a hot summer day, I wanted visual evidence of my efforts.

On our trip to Italy this spring, I documented every course of every meal with, at least, one photo. Not only mine, but my spouse’s, too! “Wait!” I’d say, as he prepared to dive headfirst into a plate of fresh pesto lasagna. “Spin it around, let me get a picture!” “We’ve been hiking for hours,” he’d protest too much. “I’m starving!” Five minutes later, after I’d shot the pasta from every conceivable angle, garnering odd stares from Italians at neighboring tables, he took his first bite. Admittedly, this is fairly innocuous stuff. Still, it begs the question: Are we spending too much time documenting our lives instead of living them? It’s worth a ponder, I think. But first, the most amazing storm clouds have gathered overhead. Wait! Where’s my camera…? I whip out the camera phone at the drop of the hat. And food! I LOVE taking pictures of food, especially when traveling but, sometimes, in a favorite neighborhood bistro. I’ve also discovered that the camera phone self-portrait can be surprisingly flattering. As the subject and the photographer, one can control the angle. The higher you raise your arm, the more you hide that double chin and turkey gullet. Very important for the aging woman. Unfortunately, my camera phone does not yet have an airbrushing app. — Cathy Hamilton is a public relations and marketing consultant, author of 16 books and blogger at Contact her at

age people not to overlook the idea of rephotographing your own personal history. Some of the most effective and nostalgia-provoking images are the simple ones of family members from years ago or even recently. This project is about memories and the history that accompanies everyday places, but more importantly it is about people. — Photographer Nick Krug can be reached at 832-6353.

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CRUNCHING THE NUMBERS You recently read here about formulating your offer based on the information included in a CMA (Comparative Market Analysis). You can fine-tune that offer by applying current market trends. Trends may vary by region, state, city, and even the neighborhood, so do your homework. You and your agent can study a lot of available statistics - the CMA, local listings’ DOM (Days on Market), and list to sale price ratios. The CMA compares similar properties, while the DOM figure gives you an idea of whether you’re looking at a buyer’s market or a seller’s market (in which you’ll have more competition and less negotiating power). If possible, look at DOM for listings

within a mile of the home you want to purchase - it’s that area-specific. Let’s move on to the average “List Price to Sales Price Ratio” (LP:SP). Like it sounds, it’s simply a percentage based on how closely the final sales price corresponds to the price at which the home was listed. A house that sells for the asking price has an LP:SP ratio of 100%. So a house that lists for $175,000 but sells for $160,000 has an LP:SP of 91%. Look at the these ratios for the homes on the CMA that most closely match yours, and you’ll have a sound basis for what percentage of the list price to offer.

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READING By Joe Preiner Read more responses and add your thoughts at

Dave Gabrielli, mechanical engineer, Lawrence “’Crime and Punishment’ by Fyodor Dostoevsky. It’s about a man’s inner struggle with the horrible things we do.”

New biography offers fresh exploration of leader’s life and legacy

Kelly Agnelli, YMCA employee, Lawrence “Anything by Beverly Lewis. She writes a whole bunch. She writes Amish kind of books.”

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Rich revision Malcolm’s assassination in 1965 seemed to seal his reputation as a one-dimensional figure, as the late Columbia University professor Man-

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Cade Agnelli, kindergartner, Lawrence “The Berenstain Bears.”

Science has only begun to navigate the complexities of the human brain, less still the human mind. But author Stefan Merrill Block has managed to create two novels exploring what happens when things go wrong in the mind, focusing not on the science but on the humanity. Block’s debut novel, 2008’s beautifully wrought “The Story of Forgetting,” wove several stories around the theme of early-onset Alzheimer’s: not the medical aspects as much as what it means to forget, and to remember, and what such a disease does to the people close to the afflicted. His second novel, “The Storm at the Door,” unspools a compelling story around mental illness, specifically, bipolar disorder when it was still called “manic depression.” Set in the 1960s, the story is loosely inspired by the lives of Block’s grandparents,

‘Throw Your Hats High’

Death, that final graduation Throw your hat high in the sky Let loose you hair, take a deep sigh Bow to your friends a final goodbye Tie up loose ends, make those amends To enemies and relatives alike Turn your back to the light But before you transcend into the night hold your children tight One precious, memory enduring time Find a home for your dog Give your cat a treat and Release to the wild Interview a mate for your spouse, it matters not if he were a louse Or a Prince. Write one last poem Make it your best Moral conflict An ode to your life Marable vividly paints the Or a final request conflict within the man as he rose in prominence and his — Ronda Miller, Lawrence worldview expanded. A pivotal moment came when Malcolm learned that Muhammad, upon whom he had bestowed the title “honorable,” and for whom he had Our Poet’s Showcase said he would gladly lay down features work by area his life, had extramarital poets. Submit your poetry affairs with NOI women, via email with a subject including Malcolm’s ex-girlline of Poet’s Showcase to friend. Muhammad, by then a wealthy man, refused to be Include your hometown financially responsible for the and contact information. several children that resulted. As civil rights groups gained momentum and won a string of victories through sit-ins and boycotts, Malcolm had to acknowledge the weight of their movement, Here are the best-sellers for and his desire to jump into the fray, which NOI members the week that ended July 30, compiled from data from indewere forbidden to do. And after his 1964 pilgrim- pendent and chain bookstores, age to Mecca, where he book wholesalers and indeprayed and ate with white pendent distributors nationMuslims, Malcolm turned wide. away from his antiwhite racist rhetoric. Malcolm, as Fiction Marable presents him, was 1. “Ghost Story.” Jim Butcher. never afraid to evolve. Malcolm eventually broke Roc, $27.95. 2. “A Dance with Dragons.” with the Nation, and founded Muslim Mosque Inc., a reli- George R.R. Martin. Bantam, gious group, and the Organi- $35. 3. “Full Black.” Brad Thor. zations of Afro-American Unity, a Harlem-based politi- Atria, $26.99. 4. “Portrait of a Spy.” Daniel cal group, under the ideology of multicultural universal- Silva. Harper, $26.99. 5. “Now You See Her.” James ism. Both groups floundered because of Malcolm’s exten- Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. sive travels to Africa and the Little, Brown, $27.99. 6. “Happy Birthday.” Danielle Middle East, but he returned home to Harlem in late 1964 Steel. Delacorte, $20. 7. “Smokin’ Seventeen.” rededicated. Despite Malcolm’s many Janet Evanovich. Bantam, $28. 8. “Then Came You.” Jennifer missteps, oftentimes inviting, daring controversy, Marable Weiner. Atria, $26.99. 9. “State of Wonder.” Ann shows a man deeply thoughtful, a natural, magnetic leader Patchett. Harper, $26.99. 10. “Split Second.” Catherine who was also profoundly flawed. He struggled in Coulter. Putnam, $26.95. 11. “The Girl Who Kicked the becoming a good husband, father and redeemer, some- Hornet’s Nest.” Stieg Larsson. times within his own self. But Knopf, $27.95. 12. “Robert Ludlum’s The in his goal to confront racism, and get black people to hold Bourne Dominion.” Eric Van their heads high, he was an Lustbader. Grand Central, $27.99. unyielding radical. 13. “Against All Enemies.” Tom Clancy with Peter Telep. Putnam, $28.95.

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MALCOLM X, PHOTOGRAPHED March 12, 1964, is the subject of a new book by Columbia University professor Manning Marable: “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.” ning Marable notes in “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.” His detractors accused him of being violent, racist, fascist and anti-Semitic. Others hailed him as one of the most influential African Americans in history. His legend was reborn decades later through the hip-hop lyrics of a new blackpower generation, in the confines of America’s ghettos, in post-apartheid Africa, in posters and memorabilia emblazoned with his stern likeness and caustic words, and in director Spike Lee’s epic 1992 movie titled “Malcolm X,” much of which mirrored “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” coauthored by Alex Haley. Yet for Marable, a leading scholar on black history, many questions about Malcolm had been left unanswered and parts of his life and legacy unexplored. Unlike Haley, whose primary source was his subject, and much of whose book was edited after Malcolm’s death, Marable, who died of complications from pneumonia just days before his book’s publication, used exhaustive research, including Malcolm’s early speeches and letters, once-closed FBI surveillance files, and interviews with veteran Nation of Islam members, including Louis Farrakhan. The result decon-

structs much of what has been popularized about Malcolm X, and offers a rich, revisionist portrait.

Surprising revelations In nearly 600 pages, Marable lays out the life of a man in a continual process of becoming: from troubled youth to street hustler to black separatist leader to pan-Africanist with a global, multicultural vision. Along the journey, Marable uncovers some surprising, yet refreshingly human revelations: an exaggerated criminal past, a homosexual relationship with a white businessman as a youth, negotiation meetings with the Ku Klux Klan, marital infidelities, and Malcolm’s plan toward the end of his life to take the crime of American racism to the United Nations. At the time of Malcolm’s death, Marable shows that the fallen man was still struggling to become. Marable begins the book with Malcolm Little, who grew up in Lansing, Mich., one of seven children of parents drunk on the selfempowerment philosophy of Marcus Garvey. Malcolm’s father, Earl, a carpenter by trade, often took a young Malcolm to meetings of Garvey adherents, where Earl would lead chants of “Up, you mighty race, you can


Novel examines devastation of mental illness By Lisa McLendon

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accomplish what you will.” When Malcolm was 6, his father was killed by a streetcar. The family sank into poverty, often going days without food. When Malcolm was 13, his mother, Louise, was committed to an asylum. Malcolm bounced through a series of foster homes, later becoming Detroit Red, a smart, wanton teenager hustling for survival and identity. In prison for burglary and related crimes, he was often visited by his siblings who had converted to Islam under the Nation. He followed suit, becoming Malcolm X. Against the backdrop of the civil rights movement, he dedicated his life to growing the Nation, which ironically would later mark him for death.

By Kia Gregory

In his eulogy for Malcolm X, noted actor and activist Ossie Davis offered something to consider for those who would reduce his legacy to nothing more than fiery demagoguery, asking rhetorically: Did you ever talk to Brother Malcolm? Did you ever touch him or have him smile at you? Did you ever really listen to him? In the brutal and bloody racial tumult of Jim Crow, when blacks, especially black men, were denied every human dignity, Malcolm X stood for them, as Davis Albi Stevens, declared that day in 1965, as a customer service symbol for “our manhood, representative, our living, black manhood.” Lawrence Malcolm was a towering “’Atlas Shrugged’ by Ayn figure, handsome, sandyRand. It’s about the pysche of haired, spotlessly dressed, industrialism and capitalism charismatic, and uncomproand just what it is to be a mising in his resolve to uplift man.” black people, and in turn America itself, in his relentless phrase, by any means necessary. As a member of the Nation of Islam, and its most public spokesman, he preached to blacks a message of reinvention through the strictures of the Nation. He lectured on the teachings of Elijah Muhammad that black Americans were the original people of the world, the lost Asiatic tribe of Shabazz, forced into slavery, and to wander in America’s racial wilderness. Michele McNally, He unabashedly carried the economist, message to conventions, colLawrence “’Bossypants’ by Tina Fey. It’s lege classrooms, Harlem street corners, television a collection of her personal audiences and radio proanecdotes.” grams. He branded all whites as devils, a scathing indictment of an entire race for racial discrimination. He also blasted the black middle class as nothing more than “Negro Uncle Toms,” who turned away from the plight of poor and working-class blacks trapped inside America’s ghettos, sinking in a swamp of job discrimination, substandard housing and violent racism.


Katharine and Frederick, who live a comfortable suburban family life. But the darkness that Frederick tries desperately to hide, and control, increasingly finds its way to the surface. Then one night, faced with jail after a drunken spree, Frederick is taken by his wife and friends to a mental hospital. At first he — and Katharine — think it will be a short stay, a time for him to “get some rest.” But as his treatment begins, both Frederick and his psychiatrist realize that there is more to his condition than exhaustion: “The vast unknowable something: it is a consumptive, obliterating fathomlessness, but also a place of radiance, of astonishment, and of eternal complexity. And it is what Frederick senses is to blame for all his failures. Into the vacuum of itself, it has drawn everything that once

seemed so simple and complicated. ... All he has accomplished in his career, the birth of his daughters, the people he has tried to love: all have seemed to promise respite, something good and knowable to obstruct this vast dark thing.” Frederick settles in at the Mayflower Home for the Mentally Ill (based on the McLean Hospital in Boston), and gets to know some of the other patients, including poet Robert Lowell (who is fictionalized in this book but did spend time in the McLean Hospital). As readers, we also get a window into the lives of the psychiatrist and his main assistant, and the politics and practices of running a mental hospital. Block’s descriptions of the hospital, its staff, its residents and its workings are harrowing, poignant and at times quite funny. He refrains from condescending to or romanticizing the patients, instead

telling their stories in a straightforward, humane way, yet with a poetry in his language that illuminates what little beauty there is in their situations. The book alternates between Frederick and Katharine, peering into each of their now-separate lives. Katharine, the “ethereal and tranquil mother, who has always been able to absorb others’ abuse with bullet-trap imperviousness,” has been left to fend for herself and her four daughters, increasingly worrying as savings run out and bills pile up. She puts on a brave face, of course — how can she not? — but the girls realize as the weeks go by that their father is not just gone for “a rest.” Her mundane worries are not as interesting as Frederick’s travails in the hospital, but her emotions are no less deeply conveyed. The chapters set later in her life, when she wrestles with how much of the past to hold on to, strike the perfect balance of sadness and defiance.

NonFiction 1. “A Stolen Life.” Jaycee Dugard. Simon & Schuster, $24.99. 2. “Go the **** to Sleep.” Adam Mansbach, illus. by Ricardo Cortes. Akashic, $14.95. 3. “Unbroken.” Laura Hillenbrand. Random House, $27. 4. “In the Garden of Beasts.” Erik Larson. Crown, $26. 5. “The 17 Day Diet.” Dr. Mike Moreno. Free Press, $25. 6. “Bossypants.” Tina Fey. LB/Reagan Arthur, $26.99. 7. “The Dukan Diet.” Dr. Pierre Dukan. Crown, $26. 8. “The Greater Journey.” David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, $37.50. 9. “Seal Team Six.” Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin. St. Martin’s, $26.99. 10. “The 4-Hour Body.” Timothy Ferriss. Crown, $27. 11. “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me.” Chelsea’s Family, Friends & Other Victims. Grand Central, $24.99. 12. “Of Thee I Zing.” Laura Ingraham with Raymond Arroyo. Threshold, $25. 13. “Swing Your Sword.” Mike Leach. Diversion, $25.95.



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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Separate Checks By Pamela Klawitter Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 When repeated, advantageous to both sides 4 71 answers in this puzzle 9 Get used to it 14 Several CBS dramas 18 “___ Story: A Journey of Hope” (Jenna Bush best seller) 20 Expect 21 French toast piece? 22 It might be pulled 23 Pompeii, e.g. 24 Bride in “The Gondoliers” 25 “What the Butler Saw” playwright, 1969 26 Noted diamond family name 27 See circled letters in 76/109-Down 30 Restless walker 32 Title character in a 2009 Sandra Bullock crossword film 33 “Well, I’ll be!” 34 “Told ya so!” looks 36 “Fear is pain rising from the anticipation of ___”: Aristotle 39 Wampum, e.g. 41 Endangered 44 … in 119-/120-Across 48 Sweetheart 50 Sweetheart 51 Part of a pack? 52 Panamanians and Peruvians 53 1960 Olympics host 54 Duel tool 55 Radii, e.g. 57 Cut 58 Some drink garnishes 59 Place for some animal baiting 60 Sharpness

62 Bit of physics 63 Hostess’s ___ Balls 64 ... in 116-/117-Across 67 Summer letters 70 Enter, for one 72 Give a hard time 73 Check, as one’s numbers 76 Huntee in a game 79 Mounted 80 Authorizes 81 “Of thee” follower 82 Michael Jordan, e.g. 83 Conservative side 85 Comparison’s middle 86 T. S. of literature 87 Neither more nor less, in France 88 ... in 39-/60-Down 90 Item in a restaurant basket 92 Virus named for a river 94 French CD holder 95 Enemy of a Medici 97 Composition of many a cask 98 Techie’s hangout 102 It may have sand in it 103 ... in 17-/43-Down 109 User-edited Web site 110 Words on a sandwich board 112 Emerson’s “___ Beauty” 113 “The Neverending Story” writer 114 Upper class? 115 First woman to teach at the Sorbonne 116 “Think” or “Think different” 117 They’re stranded, briefly 118 Times past 119 Best ___ 120 Rear’s rear? 121 Radiator sound

Down 1 Hospital wings 2 Language akin to Kalaallisut 3 Like Gomer Pyle 4 See 5 Had a balance 6 Dry’s partner 7 Not yet final, at law 8 Leaves a crooked trail 9 Owned up to 10 ___ Marquez, Nickelodeon cartoon girl 11 ___-at-law: Abbr. 12 Master 13 Game with a setter 14 ... in 1-/4-Across 15 Pitcher’s place 16 “___ out?” (poker query) 17 Merchandise ID 19 Cowardly sound 28 Unfold 29 Miami squad 31 Dada figure 35 Tightfisted sort 37 Silliness 38 Missing, as the start of a party 39 The U.N.’s ___ Ki-moon 40 Definitely not Felix Unger types 42 “___ Pastore” (Mozart opera) 43 Honorary law degs. 44 Inches for pinches 45 Buenos ___ 46 Lake ___, Switzerland/France separator 47 Some tails, for short 49 Add to, perhaps 53 Uncle ___ 54 Brief word of caution 56 ... in 12-/35-Down 57 Pulitzer-winning Sheehan 60 France from France 61 “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” e.g.

62 “In case you didn’t hear me ...” 65 1970s TV spinoff 66 Wrap for a queen 68 Big bargain 69 Ankle supports 71 Piece of work? 74 Even chances 75 A perfect score on it is 180: Abbr. 76 Daily weather datum 77 Aoki of the World Golf Hall of Fame 78 Off-road specialist 79 2003 Affleck/Lopez flick 80 Century 21 competitor 83 “I’m listening” 84 ___ leash 87 “View of Toledo” artist 88 U.K. carrier, once 89 Word with cherry or cotton 91 Rush igniter 93 Offshore accommodations 96 Actors’ grp. 99 Sally ___ (teacakes) 100 Show-biz father and son 101 Graceful word? 102 Program coordinator? 104 Vituperate 105 Japanese noodle 106 Part of AARP: Abbr. 107 Small: Suffix 108 Outlet 109 Mode 111 Strauss’s “Ariadne ___ Naxos”





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UNITED FEATURE SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 No longer woolly 6 Missouri range 11 “Robinson Crusoe” penner 16 Pry open 21 Country’s Tucker 22 Opera composer 23 Burglar deterrent 24 Onetime petroleum biggie 25 Andretti adversary 26 Backspace on a PC 27 Kenyan tribe 28 A Sinatra 29 Woodland creature 30 Ersatz chocolate 32 Call on 34 Dusting cloth 36 Likewise 37 In - (as found) 39 Not soft or wilted 41 Brainy club 43 Culs-de-sac 45 Food wrap 47 Limber 49 Has the nerve 51 Squeeze 54 Mushers’ conveyances 55 Verne skipper 56 Colorado tribe 60 Bays 61 Actress Berry 62 Business class 64 Pamplona shout 65 Early New Zealander 66 Tricks 67 Flashes of lightning 68 Paid for 70 Stock on hand 71 A-frame 73 Showroom models 74 Boater’s haven 75 Insect repellent 77 “Et tu” time 78 Like a tapestry 79 Pouched animal

80 Got one’s feet wet 82 Capriati foe 83 Board game 84 Expected 87 Walk a bicycle 88 Stunt 89 Plug away 93 Walks primly 94 Many cardinals 95 Shamelessly bold 97 Numerical prefix 98 Leave-taking 99 Rabbit 100 Pick on 101 Late bloomer 103 Dress part 104 Lopped off branches 106 Hawk’s lair 107 Everest guide 108 Cold spell 110 Egret cousin 111 Fish basket 112 Broccoli segments 113 “The Body” Ventura 115 Perch 116 Standoffish 117 Chocolate dessert 120 Don Juans 122 Champagne bottle 124 Hang five 128 Showery mo. 129 Tunnel blaster 131 Rents, as a limo 133 Feathery 135 CSA monogram 136 Shinbone 138 Chamonix’s Mont 140 Tip the scales 142 Bicker 144 Pass, as a bill 145 Think alike 146 Realtor 147 Brooklyn Dodger great 148 Ms. Zellweger 149 Utilizes the library 150 Domineering 151 Liability opposite


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74 Track events 76 Now and again? 78 Full of dandelions 79 Distinct stage 81 Scarfed down (2 wds.) 82 Make confetti 83 - and desist 84 Bombay nannies 85 Expand 86 Jungian term 87 Dinner beverages 88 Easily damaged 90 Shocking 91 Feckless 92 Trevi Fountain coins 94 More gaunt 95 Caps with no visors 96 Internet search site 99 Windy City team 100 Football stands 102 Vassals 105 Above the horizon 106 Came to be 107 Arboreal idler 109 Nightwear 111 Strong-arms 112 Irresponsible 114 Mansion and grounds 115 Devastated 116 Straightens 117 Alma 118 Have one’s say 119 - renewal 121 “Pal Joey” penner 123 Importunes 125 Natural impulses 126 Wear hand-me-downs 127 Convoy 130 Ski lift (hyph.) 132 Mop 134 Rhett’s hangout 137 Hard water? 139 Sz. choice 141 Kind of trip 143 Lo- - graphics

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Down 1 Cuff links 2 Asian capital 3 Beginning 4 Ham on 5 DEA operative 6 Swarmed into 7 Focus on (2 wds.) 8 Camel racers 9 Hwys. 10 Chicken 11 Medieval maidens 12 She loved Lancelot 13 Doesn’t eat 14 Zoologists’ mouths 15 Kuwaiti leader 16 Clatter 17 “- - Believer” 18 Three-card scam 19 “Star Trek” physician 20 Fluctuates wildly (hyph.) 31 Big spread 33 Ammonia compound 35 “Hammerin’ Hank” 38 Flashlight carrier 40 Straw-filled mattress 42 Whizzes 44 Baton Rouge campus 46 Storage place 48 Thickens 50 Left Bank chums 51 Fainthearted 52 Beyond banal 53 Winter wear 54 Jazz instruments 55 Chute material 57 Old-time remedy 58 Ms. Verdugo 59 Four-door model 61 Sank, as a putt 62 Large volumes 63 Objectives 66 Sun-bleached 67 Slanting edge 69 Carpus 72 Takes cover 73 Dispenses alms



X Sunday, August 7, 2011

Born to busk: Performer, director bring performance documentary to Lawrence By Eric Melin Special to the Journal-World

When Kansas City singer/songwriter Phillip Bradley was chosen to appear in a documentary about buskers who perform on the streets and subway platforms of New York City, he didn’t know what to expect. He headed to Manhattan, slept on a friend’s couch and took his music to the people of New York while a film crew shot it all. That movie, “Busking the System,” is making its way across the country now on the film festival circuit, with a three-day stop in downtown Lawrence, not coincidentally during the Lawrence Busker Festival. The Lawrence Arts Center is showing the movie Aug. 19, while the Granada Theater hosts screenings Aug. 20-21. Sunday’s screening is followed by a concert from the Kansas City band Not a Planet, fronted by Nate Corsi, who also appears in the film. All three screenings will feature an after-movie Q&A with director Justin Michael Morales and another star of the movie, singer/songwriter Heidi Kole. While Bradley found the transition from playing shows in the Midwest to busking in the subways of New York to be quite difficult, Kole seems to have been born to busk. “If I have days when I make a handful or a ton of people happy, and someone comes up to me and says, ‘You just changed my day completely,’ I walk away probably more content than if someone drops a hundred dollar bill in my case,” Kole says. “Although the hundred dollar bill never hurts.” Then again, Kole is not your average musician. To start with, Morales and the “Busking the System” crew found her on Facebook — not the first place you would think of to find a street musician. Kole also has a YouTube page, a Twitter account and even a QR code that is attached to her amplifier so that people who have smart phones can scan it as they walk by and be taken straight to her website. There they can buy a T-shirt or her newly published book, “The Subway Diaries.” A classically trained musician and stage performer since 12, Kole’s love affair with busking “underground” came one day when she took her guitar on the subway on her way to a trainer. Having injured herself on a set doing some TV stunt work, Kole was out of commission and her regular physical therapy sessions meant she couldn’t commit to a normal job with 9-to-5 hours. “It was the scariest thing I’d ever done,” she says of her first train-platform performance. “Scarier than stunts, scarier than auditions.” Feeding off the energy of the people in the subway that day, however, she experienced “bliss.” Kole came away from her trial by fire with a feeling of insanity and — perhaps more importantly — community. While singing against the roar of the trains, something left her that day. Later, she figured out what it was — her ego. “When your ego leaves, it’s a pretty great place. You are left with complete contentment.” Living in the Bronx and taking the subway every day, “Busking the System” director Morales had a similar experience, and it inspired him to make the documentary. “One particular day I saw a blind violinist make his way onto the subway. He found his way to a pole to lean against, then began to play intensely. It was an amazing display of talent, and when the train stopped at the next station he made his way off the train asking for no change,” Morales says. “I then thought to myself, ‘There must be more

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ARTS NOTES Phoenix Awards deadline nearing Members of the public are encouraged to make nominations for the 16th annual Phoenix Awards. The Phoenix Awards, given annually by the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission, recognize outstanding artistic achievements in the Lawrence community. Since its inception in 1996, over 100 outstanding artists have been awarded this prestigious recognition. Artists working in the following fields can be nominated: visual, literary, musical, theatrical, and media arts. Arts educators, administrators, advocates and volunteers are also eligible. A special Exceptional Artistic Achievement award may also be awarded. The 16th annual Phoenix Awards will be formally presented, along with a reception to honor recipients, at 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Award recipients will receive an award created by local artist David Van Hee. The deadline to make a nomination is Aug. 26. Nomination instructions are at advisory_boards/lac/phoenix and at the arts center; City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.; and the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Local playwright Betty Laird bases the story of “To Catch a Butterfly” on real people and events. In the aftermath of Quantrill's Raid, two young teachers and their bumbling pastor father arrive in Lawrence to open a school for girls. The serious threat of invasion by rebel troops during the latter days of the Civil War hangs over the city, and the women are confronted with a variety of obstacles. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, with an optional opening night dinner at the Eldridge Hotel; 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 14. The show will feature Lisa Greenwood and Sonja Holmgren as the new teachers, and John Mosher as their father. Other cast members will include Eileen Hart, Randy Parker, Mary Sean Ratzloff, Don McIntyre and Peggy Sampson. The show is under the direction of Mary Ann Saunders. For tickets, call 843-7469.




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‘To Catch a Butterfly’ opens this week In conjunction with the Sesquicentennial of Kansas and Civil War on the Western Frontier events, “To Catch a Butterfly” opens this week at Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H.

Special to the Journal-World

STREET MUSICIAN HEIDI KOLE is touring with director Justin Michael Morales in support of the street-performance documentary “Busking the System,” which stops off in Lawrence from Aug. 19 to Aug. 21.

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Schedule of “Busking the System” showtimes:

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Aug. 19 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Q&A with Morales and Kole following the screening. Aug. 20 1:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Q&A with Morales and Kole following the screening. Aug. 21 7 p.m., The Granada Q&A with Morales and Kole following the screening. Stick around for the afterparty with the band Not a Planet after the Q&A. to these performers than making a buck — so much talent so deep under the streets.’” What Morales found was an entire subculture of musicians who had their own community and codes of conduct, but also had to be well-versed in the Constitution and local laws. Buskers have more freedom in one sense because they play where they want to play 24 hours a day, on their terms, but they are also fighting the elements, the local crazies and the New York Police Department. For Kole, that’s all part of the process. Busking has become a calling. “When I get sent to court, or when I get ticketed, or when I get hauled in,” Kole says, “it’s important for people to know the joys underground — when children dance to us or when old ladies start throwing away their canes and start moving around on the platform.” Bradley had a less romantic experience among New York buskers, especially performing near ones with a serious “wow” factor that could impress the tourists — like breakdancers or the guy who plays drums with his hands. For someone like Bradley who is performing his own original music, it is a lot harder to get people to stop and throw some money your way. “In general, I don't really agree with the whole busk-


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STREET PERFORMERS like Shakerleg are highlighted in “Busking The System,” a documentary making a three-day stop in downtown Lawrence. ing thing as a legitimate venue for performance. After being in NYC for a bit I started to realize how strange it was that people would even expect to get paid for playing music on the streets and subways,” Bradley says. “There are a lot of supertalented musicians and other performers out there, but the people passing by on the street aren't going to pay attention unless they really love music or feel bad for you — and at that point it's almost like begging.” As a cultural trend, however, busking is on the rise.

Morales says there are more and more busking festivals cropping up these days than ever. The Lawrence Busker Festival is happening the same weekend the film is here, and Kole is traveling to busker festivals as far away as the United Kingdom and Italy, at least partially funded by a web-based fundraising campaign. “It’s like artist boot camp,” Kole says about busking. “If it is your true calling, it doesn’t matter if the A Train’s going by at breakneck speed. You’ll stay there ’cause it’s what you do.”

This study may help you and your family handle allergy season a bit more easily. We’re enrolling volunteers into a clinical research study for an investigational drug. This investigational drug may help prevent the body’s reaction to grass pollen rather than to just treat the allergy symptoms. What’s more, this once-a-day tablet is designed to be placed under the tongue. Study participation includes study-related care and study medications at no cost. Find out today if you (or your child) is eligible to participate and learn about the risks and benefits associated with participation in this study. Enrolling now through Feb. 2012 for the 2012 season. To learn more about this clinical study, call (785) 368-0742.




Sunday, August 7, 2011 ●


Functional pieces gain cachet as collectibles By Terry Kovel

Kevin Anderson/Journal-World Photos

FLOWERS AND SHRUBS around the home of Daniela and Valentin Vidrascu give their east Lawrence residence a burst of color. The couple moved to Lawrence from Cologne, Germany, six years ago.

Colorful garden brightens east Lawrence neighborhood S

ometimes gardeners garden without realizing the benefit they provide to others. Valentin and Daniela Vidrascu’s garden, on a quiet street in east Lawrence, is a perfect example. The flowers and shrubs Daniela has planted in front of their home offer a bright spot to passers-by. When the couple bought their home six years ago, the front yard was bare. The backyard was the opposite — almost a jungle of overgrown shrubs and trees. Moving here from Cologne, Germany, it was the first time the Vidrascus had a yard of their own. “When we lived in Germany, I dreamed for a house,” Daniela tells me. “There was not a place to put a flower, just a few pots.” Daniela started planting shrubs and flowers in front, and clearing out what she could in the backyard. She was learning as she went. Now, clematis, butterfly bush, lavender and coreopsis bloom happily and provide that aforementioned brightness. “This is my favorite,” Daniela says of the clematis. “It was so small when I planted it, and now

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you can see how big it is and how much it blooms. I have purple, white and pink.” Nearby, chartreuse barberries add color amongst azaleas and dianthus, which bloomed earlier this year. Chrysanthemums will open their buds soon and hold until frost. There has been some trial and error, Daniela says. “What’s not growing well here, I move to my corner,” she says as she motions toward the side of the house. The plants I see, mostly hydrangeas, appear to be thriving in their “new” location. As a backdrop to the front landscape bed, Daniela uses large potted plants, including

sansevieria and dracaena. The tropical plants are overwintered in a sunroom on the back of the house with orchids, African violets and Christmas cactus. Although modest about any benefit to her neighbors, Daniela is open about what the garden does for her. “I’m working every day, and I’m so tired sometimes. But when I see my house and my plants from the corner, I’m not tired anymore.” Daniela also finds joy in the hummingbirds and butterflies that come to visit her plants. In the backyard, where Daniela has removed the overgrown trees and shrubs, is a small vegetable garden and the beginnings of another large flower bed. She hopes to recruit Valentin to help her create an island of perennials and shrubs that is getting started with coneflower and butterfly bush. I suspect Daniela’s gardens will only get more beautiful.

Antiques and collectibles are named for their age. Antiques must be more than 100 years old to be legally called “antiques.” Collectibles can be anything made less than 100 years ago. The quality of the design or the material does not matter. At today’s shows, you can expect to find porcelain, silver, toys, furniture and pictures. But you’ll also see large wooden gear molds, filing cabinets and factory work tables, pallets and lockers. They are all used to decorate homes these days, whether the home is traditional, modern or created from unexpected space in a loft or an old school. At a recent antique show, we saw some old hand-carved wooden screws that were once part of a cider press. The largest, about 7 feet tall, was mounted on a base and being sold as piece of sculpture. The asking price topped $7,000. A wooden filing cabinet with the brass label “Shannon Filing Cabinet, manufactured by Schlicht and Field, Rochest, N.Y., Patented March 30, 86,” sold for $375.


I have four teapots in light blue, dark green, gold and maroon with the word “Lipton’s” stamped on the bottom of each one. I’m told they’re from the 1930s and were given out as premiums. Are there any other colors? Should I be on the lookout for matching creamers and sugar bowls? What are they worth?


HOT PEPPERS in the garden area thrive at the home of Daniela and Valentin Vidrascu. The small vegetable garden, located on the property’s backyard, joins the beginnings of another large flower bed.

— Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension. Contact her or an Extension Master Gardener with your gardening questions at 843-7058.

Lipton teapots were made by Hall China Co. of East Liverpool, Ohio, and were given out as premiums beginning in 1935. The teapots were made in light blue, dark green, mustard, maroon, black and light yellow on the company’s “French” shape. Your gold teapot is probably the same as mustard, so you are missing black and light yellow. Matching sugar and creamer bowls were not made. If your teapots have a strainer inside the spout, they are early versions. Later versions didn’t have the strainer. Hall China Co. was founded in 1903. The company made dinnerware, kitchenware, institutional ware and other wares. It merged with Homer Laughlin China Co. in 2010. Value of each of your teapots: about $25.

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A BUTTERFLY BUSH attracts many winged insects to the flowers in the garden area around the home of Daniela and Valentin Vidrascu.

OLD FILING CABINETS have a second life in homes today. This one sold for $375 at Conestoga Auction Co. in Manheim, Pa.

Sunday August 7, 2011



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Our August coin & currency auction will feature over 300 lots including 1828 half cents; 1800, 1801, 1802, 1817, 1831 & 1855 plus several more large cents; 1857 & 1858 Flying Eagle Cents; 1909 VDB (MS63); 1914-D Lincoln Cent; 1867 Two Cent; 1912-S Lib Nickel; 1930-S Standing Lib Quarter; 1830 & 1831 Bust halves; 1916 Walking Lib Half, and 1957 & 1958 Proof Sets. Other items include Barber Quarters & Half Dollars; Confederate Banknotes; Fractional Currency, early State Banknotes; 1928 $20 FRN (KC, MO); bulk dimes, quarters, halves & dollars; bags of Lincoln Wheat Cents & Buffalo Nickels; rolls of statehood Quarters, Jeff Nickels, and 2009 Lincoln Cents; a Revolutionary War steering silver 39-coin set; Franklin Halves; Tenth, Quarter, Half & One-Ounce gold coins; Presidential Proof Coins; a number of high grade Morgan & Peace Dollars; ASE uncirculated & proof dollars; modern comm; one and ten-ounce silver bars; several silver rounds; casino tokens with silver centers, & lots more. Auctioneer’s Note: This selection is being offered to our in-house bidders, and live on line at: Call 785-793-2500 or visit: for pictures and a detailed list. A 5% Buyer’s Premium will be charged.




Sat., Aug. 13, 10 am

Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 Private Collection, Excellent Quality, Approx. 450 Lots: 13 Gold Coins - $20, $10’s, $5’s, $2 1/2’s and $1; 100+ Morgan & Peace Dollars; Bust, Seated, Walking Liberty & Franklin Halves; 1797-1850 Half Cents; 40 Large Cents 1796-1856, Indian Head and Lincoln Cents; Two & Three-Cent Pieces; Half Dimes; Barber and Standing Quarters; Commemoratives; Coin Books; Very Large Selection of Foreign Coins; Plus Coin Supplies & Uncatalogued Lots. Plan to Attend!! See Complete Coin List at

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

Auctioneers: Doug Riat & Chris Paxton

Real Estate Auction

522 North 955 Road Lawrence, KS Fri. & Sat. 9am - 6pm Sun. 9am - 4pm


Huge Sale, High quality! Furn., Antiques, collectibles, handpainted furn., jewelry, Ikea, Wii & PS2, office furn., violin, Thule bike rack, sauna, grill, art, rugs, Sportsman 25’ trailer, 4-wheeler, Eagle trailer, Hydro-Bike, canoe, Rainbow swingset, toys, R2D2, train set, DVDs, records, electronics, outdoor, gazebo and lots more!

Training Specialist VA Chief Business Office Workforce Management Human Resources office in Topeka, KS has an opening for a Training Specialist GS-1712-09. This position is located in the Operations, Planning & Training unit within the Chief Business Office’s Workforce ManCheck out agement Planning & Operations division. The em-companies/15491.aspx ployee performs a variety Reenie Henry of administrative functions in support of the training Estate Sales program to include setup, 785-224-7346 presentation, & post-course evaluation activities. Major duties include but are not limited to: Coordinating with supervisors and subject matter experts to establish and maintain training plans and required employee education and development activities and Child Care develop and implement Provided training course materials. Gathering information, anaLittle Jayhawkers Daycare lyzing data, conducting currently has an opening studies and making recomfor one 2wks-5yrs of age & mendations for necessary one school age child in the training requirements. sunflower area. Working with supervisors Call: 785-856-1175 to assure completion of any required mandatory or developmental coursework, reporting compliance or gaps to management as appropriate. Organizing, illustrating and interpreting course material in a variety of ways in order to reach and motivate students. ApBusiness plying skills gained through relevant experience or Opportunity graduate study in applying training development prinDowntown Lawrence ciples and techniques in a Salon for sale. specialized area (e.g., Call: 913-221-7259. course materials, instructional methods). This is a full-time 40 hrs./ week work schedule set between 7AM and 5PM, Mon. Fri., based on needs of the agency. Starting salary ranges from $47,448 to $61,678 annually depending Accountingupon relevant experience. You must be a US citizen. Finance The VA offers excellent benefits including competiBilling Manager tive salary, 10 paid holidays, excellent leave proThe Elizabeth Layton Cen- grams, life and health ter has opening for a insurance, and a tax - defull-time Billing Manager ferred retirement program. to provide oversight of Applications must be billing and collections of received by closing date Medicaid, CMS Medicare, listed in the vacancy other third party payors, announcement. and individual clients. Please refer to: ELC is a community tal health center providAnnouncement # ing services to over 4,100 VZ-11-TDC-513474 clients each year. for Additional information Experience in medical/ ************************* insurance billing, managing client accounts, MEDICAL BILLING & supervision/direction of COLLECTIONS staff, accounting princiSPECIALIST ples, Crystal Reports, adLincare, leading national vanced use of Excel and respiratory company, bachelor’s degree in reseeks Medical Billing lated field preferred. and Collections Specialist with attention to deSend resume & letter of tail and strong commuinterest to: nication skills. ELC, PO Box 677, Ottawa, Kansas 66067 Responsible for accounts receivable from MediEOE care, Medicaid, insurance and patient accounts. Experience preferred. Great benefits & growth opportunities. EOE DFWP Fax resume to Attn: Lea Ann 785-830-8321

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Mediaphormedia is seeking a Vice President of Sales to oversee all aspects of sales and business development for the company. Mediaphormedia is a forward-thinking software and online services firm based in Lawrence, Kansas, and is widely considered one of the top vendors serving the news and media industries with clients across North America using their content management and local business search platforms. They are widely regarded as being one of the most innovative organizations in media, employing some of the brightest talent focused on media futures. The focus of this position is to maintain and grow our core business; drive new opportunities; ensure effective customer relations; manage and develop the sales team; conduct analysis; and develop strategies to grow and market Mediaphormedia. Position will work with sales for Ellington CMS and Marketplace ( Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with five years of experience in sales in a comparable industry; two years management/leadership experience; experience in training, staff management, strategic planning, working with marketing campaigns and revenue analysis; experience working with media, advanced online operations, and deep experience working with the Internet; outstanding consultative selling abilities and excellent interpersonal skills with executive level customers and partners; experience with sales management methodologies; strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation skills; and proficient in desktop and online software necessary to accomplish goals. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to EOE


Risk Management The University of Kansas is seeking to fill the position of Director, for the Office of Risk Management. The Director of Risk Management, a new full time, unclassified exempt position within the University, is responsible for establishing and maintaining a comprehensive risk management program across all departments utilizing the disciplines of loss prevention, risk financing, claims management, and risk information systems. Responsibilities extend to all campuses of the University; the Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City and Wichita. Required: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of ten years related experience in risk management, insurance, claims management, and/or enterprise risk management. Application review begins August 24, 2011 For more information, and to apply on-line please visit: and search for position #00209161 EO/AA

160 Acres (+/-) just NW of Assistant Grant Monitor, Lawrence - 1909 E. 400, Higuchi Biosciences CenLecompton. Beautiful hill- ter, KU. Requires top views, native prairie bachelor’s degree in busigrass, some trees, older ness admin., finance, acimprovements. Offered in counting or related field or 3 tracts and as whole. bachelor’s degree and 1 Auction is Aug. 23rd. Visit: year experience relevant to job duties, or 4 years exJason Flory - 785-979-2183 perience relevant to job duties. For complete job description and to apply, go to, position #00207630. Application deadline is 8/17/11. EO/AA Employer.

FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member banks provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. We are accepting resumes for: Director of Financial Reporting The individual in this position will provide day-to-day leadership for the Bank’s financial reporting function. Direct the Bank’s: (1) financial reporting in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), applicable Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations and Federal Housing Finance Agency regulatory requirements; (2) research of GAAP and SEC financial reporting and other requirements; and (3) Sarbanes-Oxley efforts for the financial reporting function. Qualifications • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in accounting, CPA certificate and 8+ years of relative experience required. • 8 years of financial reporting experience within the banking industry or a public accounting firm preferred. In-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and SEC guidance. • Working knowledge of complex investment, debt and hedging transactions. • Knowledge of appropriate internal controls for areas of responsibility. • Strong accounting literature research ability. • Experience in annual report preparation. • Excellent writing skills for financial statement analysis and footnotes. • Knowledge and experience with MS Office products and accounting and modeling software applications. • In-depth knowledge of ACL and data mining software, such as Monarch. In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), shortterm incentive plan and much more. To see a more detailed job summary and apply for this position, go to the Bank website at EOE

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Research Assistant: BS degree or equivalent in the field of genetics and molecular biology or related field. The Research Assistant will be expected to perform experiments including but not limited to RNA isolation, RNA and DNA quantification and quality analyses, reverse transcription, in vitro transcription, PCR, real-time PCR, and DNA sequencing. Provide gene expression service by using microarrays and/or real-time PCR; provide Genomics Facility clients with the details of gene expression experiments performed on their behalf. 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

Advisor/ Administrative Assistant: Graduate Studies School of Journalism and Mass Communications University of Kansas Applications are being accepted for the position requiring a bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in general office, clerical or administrative support work.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas is seeking a Programmer I. The successful applicant will join CETE’s technology team developing web based K-12 assessment solutions and will be directly involved in the development, testing and deployment of web based K-12 assessment solutions using Java and J2EE technologies. Required Qualifications: 1. 1. Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related field. 2. 2. 1+ years of work experience with Java Programming Language and SQL. 3. 3. 1+ years of work experience with J2EE technologies like JSP and Servlets. 4. 4. At least 1+ years of experience with Java based web or application servers like Tomcat or JBoss or Glassfish or IBM WebSpehere or BEA WebLogic or others. 5. 5. 1+ years of experience in web development/ application development APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications begins on August 30, 2011. Applications will be accepted on-line only. A complete application will consist of a cover letter, resume or vita and three professional references. Contents of the cover letter should address how the candidate meets the position requirements.

For more information and to apply online go to Position number: 00208188 Contact Ms. Nora McAfee at (785) 864-3537 for questions about application process. EO/AA Employers


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

For a complete list of requirements and to apply, visit and search for position number 00064774. Application close date 08/18/2011


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For a complete position description and to apply go to: Search position number 00004910 and follow instructions. Review of applications begins 8/17/2011. Learn to Earn. PAID TRAINING. Now hiring full/part time tax preparers. Flexible schedule. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Call 785-331-4577 or email


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Cottonwood Inc.’s Work Enrichment Services has openings for Direct Support Professionals. DSPs provide support for persons with developmental disabilities in work, community, and leisure settings. Daytime 8am 4:30pm Mon.-Fri. You must have acceptable driving record, valid Kansas driver’s license, high school diploma/GED and be able to pass background checks and drug test. Pay - $9.50/hr. + excellent training and benefits package. Related experience preferred. Full time hours only.

Part-time position with the Kansas State Nurses Association. See job description at Accepting resumes from qualified candidates until September 1, 2011. KSNA, 1109 Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612

Career Consultant Heartland Works, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional to fill a Career Consultant position in our Lawrence and Atchison Workforce Centers. Career Consultant assesses job seeker skills, identifies career interests, counsels on demand occupations, creates employment plans, calculates appropriate financial assistance for training, and places job seekers into careers with strong growth and earning potential. Ideal candidates will have outstanding business communication, leadership, planning and organizing skills. Computer skills needed. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Excellent benefit package included. Heartland Works, Inc. is a regional, not-for-profit employment and training corporation and an equal opportunity employer. To apply: 1) Go to: 2) Register on this site; fill out the resume thoroughly and take the JobFit survey if you have not already done so. 3) Send an email to: indicating you have completed this process. Give the exact name under which you registered. Your email should indicate which position you are applying for. 4) If selected for an interview, you will be notified. Please call Sharon Beyer at 785-234-0500 if you have questions

Grant Specialist Research & Graduate Studies seeks a Grant Specialist to serve as administrative resource and auditor for sponsored projects. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s OR 3 yrs exp; 1 yr exp interpreting contracts, award documents, etc. Application deadline 8/17/11. For position details & to apply go to and search position #00066082. EO/AA

Applications Developer III (2 openings):

This position performs highly specialized and advanced technical support work for applications in the Bureau of Computer Services. Duties include lead support for the architecture, design, development, and maintenance of small to large custom .NET applications. Located in Topeka. For job requirements and complete job duties, please see Job Requisition #169126 at the website below. APPLY ONLINE NOW at

Program Assistant

KU Institute for Policy & Social Research University of Kansas KU’s IPSR seeks a part-time project manager to support its Center for Environmental Policy. The project manager must be well organized and have bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; good written communication; one year experience organizing events and projects; and ability to work independently. Salary Range: $17,500-$20,000 based on 0.50 fte + benefits. Go to: search for position 00209198 for complete description and to apply. Applications due August 16, 2011 EO/AA Employer

Human Resources Specialist GCSAA is seeking a selfstarting professional with a generalist background to join its HR team. Primary responsibilities include coordinating recruitment and orientation processes & day-to-day administration of GCSAA’s benefit programs. The position is also involved with other programs and services, such as performance management and employee relations. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or a related field is required or comparable experience with accompanying human resource certification - PHR/SPHR. The successful candidate should have 1-3 years of human resource management experience demonstrating increasing responsibilities. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Position requires excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and history by August 31st to: The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Attn: HR 1421 Research Park Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 Fax : 785-832-3657 E-mail: GCSAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values the impact of diversity upon its members, services & workplace


This is a senior-level position coordinating work with other members of Systems Administrations, IT Systems Development, IT Architecture, IT Security Office, and the unit manager. The individual holding this position will - Be responsible for administration for a multi SAN environment. - Maintain technical contact with the vendors of infrastructure products, and keep abreast of current issues and vendor road maps. - Assist in day-to-day operation of backup and recovery infrastructure. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to equal 4 years, two years of experience supporting UNIX or Windows operating systems and major subsystems in a large environment (100+ systems), two years of experience supporting a multi-vendor SAN environment.

For complete job description information and to apply go to and search for position #00208457 Close date is 08/03/11.


Research Associate, University of Kansas, Higuchi Biosciences Center, Lawrence, KS. Requires PhD in biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, or closely related field. For complete position description and to apply, go to, position #00067235. Application deadline 08/31/11. EO/AA Employer.


Applications accepted thru 8/15/11. Submit to the TransportationHeadquarters Mailbox. Email or call (785)296-3721 for more information. EEO/AA/VPE. Ad paid for by KDOT.

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Program Assistant (50% FTE)

KU Center for Research on Learning. Provide administrative support in the day to day operations of multiple projects that focus on implementing and evaluating professional development for teachers and adolescents with disabilities. Required: High school diploma/G.E.D., 3 yrs office exper, 2 yrs experience using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet. Application deadline 8/17/11. For details & to apply to . Search position 00067064. EO/AA

Program Associate

KU Center for Research on Learning. Will provide training and technical assistance to school districts across Kansas in the area of improving transition services and increasing post-school outcomes for youth with disabilities. Required: Masters degree, 3 yrs experience working with secondary students with disabilities. Application deadline 8/17/11. For details & to apply to . Search position 00068738. EO/AA

Childcare A Step Above Academy is hiring Assistant Teachers. We will train the right person. Please call for an appt. at 913-721-3770

Imagine Drop-In Childcare

Hiring part-time childcare staff. Hours within 8am-6:00PM, M-F. Must have experience in licensed childcare center or education in early childhood development. Submit resume to Erin at


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This position is responsible for the analysis and Experienced Part time barn Full time employees also documentation of cur- help with flexible days and receive 1 FREE Meal rent and future business hours. Weekends required. ($7.50) per day processes, system re- 785-760-0526. quirements, workflows, Full job descriptions system functionality, available online at: and business rules for applications and systems supported by the Applications available in the Bureau of Computer SerHuman Resources Office vices. Located in To3rd Floor, Kansas Union peka. For job require1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Looking for work? ments and complete job EOE Lawrence, KS Apply at Manpower duties, please see Job General Laborers Requisition #168715 at Management Mechanical Assembly the website below. Lt. 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Mon.-Fri.., 9am 4pm Instructor Mail: or fax your resume to: EO/AA Employer Ottawa High School 785-842-5977 Neosho County Community College welcomes Van Go, Inc. seeks 18-21 OPEN NOW! Full time secapplicants for the posi- yr. olds for part time posi- retarial position. Good teltion of adjunct Welding tions in The Arts Train ephone, Excel, & outlook. Instructor to provide transitional employment skills. 785-749-0011 welding technology in- program. Van Go, Inc., an Part time RN or LPN struction to high school arts based social service needed for busy Pediatric & college level students, agency, provides job train- office. Must be available to resulting in weld certifi- ing programs to high-needs work every Saturday a.m. cation & achievement of and under-served youth. Experience preferred. industry standards. Must be 18-21 yrs. old and Please fax resume attn: Welding certification re- not enrolled in school at Linda to 785-842-7433 quired along with practi- the time of application. 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Facilities Operations Department University of Kansas Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following opportunities available:

TEACHERS AIDES A fun place to work! Stepping Stones is now hiring Teachers Aides. Shifts 8AM-1PM, 1PM-6PM or 3PM-6PM, Mon, Wed. Fri and/or Tues. & Thurs. Apply at 1100 Wakarusa.

Physician Division

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Part-time Lecturer Positions KU Dept of Special Education

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World: (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge.

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5 eves/wk., 2-3 hrs./night $7.50 - $8 per hour Apply at 939 Iowa, Lawrence 785-842-6264 Program Analyst Join the VA, Chief Business Office - Workforce Management located in Topeka, KS As a Program Analyst, you will be responsible for the analysis and evaluation of program effectiveness in meeting goals and objectives. This is a full-time 40 hours/week work schedule set between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday, based on needs of agency. Starting salary ranges from $57,408 to $74,628 annually and depending upon experience. You must be a US citizen. The VA offers excellent benefits including competitive salary, excellent leave programs, life and health insurance. Please refer to, announcement # VZ-11-GKP-511940 for additional information.


Hotel-Restaurant Baymont Inn Now hiring Night Auditor. Full Time. Apply at: Baymont Inn- 740 Iowa.

Has multiple openings for skilled workers. All positions are full-time and work is year round with benefits. For More Information & Required Qualifications for positions go to: search by the position number listed for the position. HVAC Specialist Position 00062963 Minimum Salary $20.99/hr Apply by 08/22/2011 General Maintenance Worker Sr (HVAC) Position 00062938 Minimum Salary $12.98/hr. Apply by 08/15/2011 General Maintenance Worker Sr (Chemical Treatment) Position 01118060 Minimum Salary $12.98/hr Apply by 08/15/2011 Plumber Sr (Sheetmetal) Position 00062937 Minimum Salary $15.75/hr Apply by 08/15/2011

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Garages - Pool - Fitness Center

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


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

Leasing for Summer & Fall

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339

2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, Call (785) 864-4946 or visit 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. Human Resources, No pets. Call 785-841-5797 103 Carruth-O’Leary Hall located at 1246 West Campus Road in Lawrence, if assistance 2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. is needed in completing 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, the on-line application. DW, W/D hookup, garage, EO/AA Employer $730. No pets. 785-841-5797

!"NDA& A"G"!T )* ,-.. /C Apartments Unfurnished

2BR — 2412 Alabama in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, washer & dryer. No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797

Apartments Unfurnished

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

2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 2BR avail. now, very nice story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D & quiet, DW, W/D, off st. hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. parking. $585/mo. No pets. 785-423-1565, 785-841-4035 $650/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry on site, wood floors, off-st. parking, CA. No pets. $500$550, water pd. 785-841-5797

2BR for Aug. leases. Next to KU, Jayhawk Apts. 1130 W. 11th St. No pets. $575 $600/mo. Call 785-556-0713

2BR fully furn. condo, 2.5 2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4- bath, lg. BR suite, WD, lg. plex, CA, W/D hookup, off- flat screen TV, porch, FP, st. parking. $410-$420/mo. garage, pet maybe. $1,350. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 see online ad. 785-843-2055

Air Conditioning

Carpets & Rugs


Automotive Services


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

Cash Paid

Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838 Click on “Local Store” tab *Details in store. BBB Accredited A+

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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


- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, WeddingsFamily Owned & Operated

Child Care Provided

785-838-4488 harrisauto

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

Need tires, A/C check or alignment?

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


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

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

Five yrs. exp. References, Bonded & Insured Res., Com., Moveouts 785-840-5467

Call 913-209-4055

for Free estimates or go to 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

Dirt-Manure-Mulch Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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


We have Lawrence covered with 7 locations

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

Carpet Cleaning

Village Square Stonecrest Hanover First Month FREE

2BR- 2BA w/office. On KU bus route. W/D hookups, DW, new carpet/paint, carport & pool, lawn & snow removal. By Orchard’s golf on W. 15th. 1402 Westbrooke St. Aug. 1. $800/mo. 785-760-2700

Guttering Services

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

• Pet Friendly • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens • Huge private balconies • Swimming pool • W/D or hookups in some • 2 & 3Bedrooms • Close to KU Campus

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

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

Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

Custom Decorative Patterns

Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109

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


Call NOW 785-842-1322


Home Improvements



Breathe Holistic Life Center Yoga is more than getting on the mat. Live Passionately Yoga Nutrition Classes Relaxation Retreats 1407 Massachusetts 785-218-0174 breathe

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

(785) 550-1565

All Your Banking Needs

Your Local Lawrence Bank

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

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

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

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

Instruction and Tutoring


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


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

Foundation Repair

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

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

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

Landscaping Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs. Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane www.lawrencemarketplace. com/scotttemperature

Fast Quality Service

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas


Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN lynncommunications

Employment Services

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

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

Apply at Or Call (785) 842-1515 BETTER WORK BETTER LIFE adecco


Home Improvements

General Services

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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


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.

Events/ Entertainment

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of: Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim Insured 20 yrs. experience

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

913-488-7320 Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Vinyl siding, Plumbing, Light electrical, Roofing, Tearoff/reroof 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881

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

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

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

800-910-4920 http://lawrencemarket


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


We’re There for You!


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

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

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

785-764-9582 mclaughlinroofing

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



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

JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket

KW Service 785-691-5949

Al 785-331-6994

Salon & Spa

Four - Star

Painting & Remodelling Bathroom Remodeling Exterior|Interior Painting Flooring Kitchen Remodeling Roofing Siding

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

Inside - Out Painting Service Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

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

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

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

Place your ad

Kate, 785-423-4464 Interior/Exterior Painting

Recycling Services

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Earthtones Landscape & Lawn, LLC.

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


Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/primecoat

Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846

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

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379 Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services


“Call for a Free Home Demo”

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

Bus. 913-269-0284

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949


Sewing and Vacuum Center

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

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

Siding Services

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

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

Travel Services Repairs and Services

Lawrence First Class Transportation Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

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

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

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

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



Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Sewing Service & Repair


Big/Small Jobs

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

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

Visit us at our New location! • Hair styling /Coloring • Soft Curl Perms • Nails & Pedicures • Eye Lashes 785-856-9020 2400 Franklin Rd., Suite E LawrenceMarketplace. com/ruffends

Lawrencemarkeptlace. com/firstclass

Dependable Service

No Job Too Big or Small

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Complete Roofing

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

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

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

Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

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



Green Grass Lawn Care

Accessible and General Public Transportation We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities.

Pet Services

Piano-Voice Lessons in your home. 17 yrs. exp. Masters degree Call Gwen at 785-830-8305


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

Music Lessons



602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522


in print and online.

A. B. Painting & Repair

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Garage Doors

• Color & Design • Space Planning • Furniture Layouts • Trade Discounts • Project Management 785-766-9281

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

Every ad you place runs

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

Origins Interior Design

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

Heating & Cooling

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

2BRs & 3BRs — 2624 Ridge Ct., tri-level with washer & dryer. 1 bath, all electric. $650. No pets. 785-841-5797

Find jobs & more on

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


Eagles Lodge

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

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

3 GREAT Locations

Houses, Townhomes, Apts. Choose the Lifestyle YOU Deserve! Ask About Our Specials 785-841-5444

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Westside 66 & Car Wash

2BR, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, washer & dryer, storage. Pets allowed. $500/mo. Avail. Now. 785-766-7589

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

Computer too slow? Viruses/Malware? Need lessons? Questions? or 785-979-0838

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

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs



under $100

Apartments Unfurnished


AUTOCAD Drafting

Harris Auto Repair

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

Events/ Entertainment

Oakley Creek Catering


Across The Bridge In North Lawrence 903 N 2nd St | 785-842-2922 battery


Dave’s Construction

On-Site Cooking Available

For All Your Battery Needs



Dale and Ron’s Auto Service


Apartments Unfurnished


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

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

(785) 841-4935



ONLY $600/mo.


Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

Apartments Unfurnished

Country Club Apts.

Nice 2BR, 2 bath with W/D

for merchandise

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


Apartments Unfurnished

901 Avalon

Avalon Apartments

Decks & Fences

For Junk or Repairable Vehicles Call John 785-409-4886 Fast Service

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

2BR units: $400-$600/mo. Income restrictions. Tenants to Homeowners Call 785842-5494. Apply at: www.

Carpet, Vinyl Flooring Wood Laminate & Ceramic Tile.

One room or a whole house*,

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

2BR — in 4-plex, CA. Locations at: 909 Missouri, 1305 Kentucky, or 424 Wisconsin. $410 - $460/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797


Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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

Apartments Unfurnished

785-842-7118 adorableanimaldesign

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


Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 Chris Tree Service 20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659

Fredy’s Tree Service Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff cutdown• trimmed• topped Quality Workmanship Licensed & Insured. 14 yrs experience. http://lawrencemarketplace. 913-441-8641 913-244-7718 com/lawrenceroofing

4C !"NDA& A"G"!T )* ,-.. Apartments Townhomes Unfurnished 1, 2, & 3BR townhomes

Bob Billings & Crestline

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

Regents Court 19th & Mass

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

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

See Current Availability, Photos & Floor plans on Our Website

951 Arkansas, so close to KU! 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laundry, lots of parking, some w/ W/D. Call for prices & specials. No pets. 785-841-5797

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



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 lovely home Great for Family. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ downtown. $1,350/mo. with Low utils. Has study, appls. & parking. 785-979-6830

• 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

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, & skylights, & W/D. only 1 available. Most residents professionals. Pets okay. Water & trash paid. $750/mo. 785-842-5227


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

Overland Pointe

3BR, 1½ bath, W/D hookup, 5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. 3332 W. 8th St. $750/mo. & $750 deposit. Sunset Ele2 B Rs from $550 - $800/mo. mentary. Call 785-842-9033 4BR farmhouse $975/mo. 3BR, 2 bath Condo near KU 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 Campus. $800/mo. + electric. W/D included. Avail. Awesome August 1st. 785-550-4544


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

Downtown & Campus

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village


Apartments & Townhomes

3BR, 2 bath 1,100 sq.ft. Near KU. Newly remodeled. All appls. includes DW, microwave, stove, refrig., & new W/D. Avail. Aug. $850/mo. 1st mo. free 785-979-2778

½ OFF Deposit

4BRs - CA, DW, fans, W/D. Big family or housing welcome. $1,375/mo. Call 785-766-0743; 785-749-3794 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

Chase Court Apts. 1 & 2 Bedrooms

Campus Location, W/D, Pool, Gym, Small Pet OK 1/2 Off August Rent & Security Deposit Special! 785-843-8220


Now leasing for FALL 2011

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

Great Alvamar 2BR, newly redone. Avail. now at 4000 Crossgate Ct. 2 bath, lg. double garage, all appls., open floor plan, lawn care. $850/mo. Call 785-842-7073

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

STOP BY SOON 660 GATEWAY COURT (near 6th & Kasold)


Call 785-841-8400

VILLA 26 APTS. Fall Leasing for

2 & 3BR townhomes

Move-in Specials!

3BR, 1620 W. 20th Terr. CA, DW, 1 bath, wood floors, 1 car, fenced yard. $850/mo. +$425 deposit. 785-842-7644 3BR, 2 bath, FP, all kitchen appls., w/d hookup, 2 car, fenced yard, on cul-de-sac near Prairie Park School. $1,200/mo. Sm. dogs w/$300 non-refundable deposit. No cats. 785-925-0181 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 bath, garage, fenced yard. Avail. Now. $800/mo. ½ off Deposit. Call 785-842-7644

3BR avail. now 1 block west of hospital. 2 full bath, finished basement, lg. deck, fenced yard. $850/month. No pets. 913-486-3156


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

Lake Pointe Villas & W. 22nd Court

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


4BR, 2.5 bath, W/D hookup, lg. fenced yard, 2 car, lawn care. $1,500/mo. 3016 Flint Dr., Lawrence. 785-423-7897

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644


1BR w/bath (furn.) in private 3BR, 2.5 bath, unique tri- home, wireless intenet, calevel floor plan, 2 car gar- ble TV, laundry. $300/mo. age. 3411 W. 24th St. $999. utils. pd. Call 785-424-0767 Studios — 1244 Ohio, all Avail. now. 785-331-7319 elect., AC, laundry on site, Furnished BR in my home, off street parking, $410/mo. AVAIL. Now & Sept. share kitchen. Quiet, near No pets. 785-841-5797 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., KU, on bus route. $350/mo. FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 Utils. paid. 785-979-4317 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



2BR, 1Bath in 4-plex, newly remodeled, major appls., W/D, $575/mo. 785-865-2505


Now Leasing for August

Adam Ave. Townhomes 2BR 4-plex, central location, split-level design, great 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, closets, CA, W/D hookups. 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $575/mo. Call 785-841-4201 $895/mo. 2BR on cul-de-sac, CA, W/D Brighton Circle hookup, patio, large yard. $650/mo. 1301A Michigan 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. Way. Call 785-691-7400 Bainbridge Circle 2BR, 1 bath, kitchen appls., W/D hookup, 1 car garage, 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car $640/mo. + utils. No pets. garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $775 - $875/mo. Avail. August. 785-312-4620 Pets okay 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car. 3516 Field with paid pet deposit Stone Ct., Lawrence. tiful 1,100 sq.ft. w/gas FP, W/D, microwave, refrig., 785-841-4785 DW. $875/mo. 913-484-6155 3BR -2022 E. 25th Ter2BR, 2.5 bath, recently rerace, Lawrence, KS modeled 2 story w/FP, 1 2 Bath, 2 car garage. Start car, bonus rm. in finished $950/mo. 785-393-5968 bsmt., fenced yard. 3724 Westland Place. $850/mo. 3BR, avail. now 2824 UniAvail. Now. 785-218-7005 or versity Dr., Lawrence. 2 ssims331@ Bath, all amenities, 1 car. 2BR, 2803 Ousdahl, 1 bath, $960/mo. 785-550-8599 W/D hookup, microwave, 3-4BR - Newer Crestline dugarage w/opener, $635/mo. plexes. 3 bath, all kitchen Avail. Aug. 1. 816-721-4083 appls. W/D, 2 car. No pets. $1,095-$1,295. 785-979-2923 2 & 3BR Duplexes Avail. Now 4BR, 2 bath townhome with 1-2 bath, 1 car, patios, DW & W/D hookup. $825/ all appls, personal W/D. mo. + $450 deposit. Avail. $650-$850/mo. 785-766-1677 Aug. 1st. Call 785-749-6084 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, newer carpet & paint. NW location. Avail. now. $750/ mo. No pets. 785-865-8699

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

3BR, 2 bath, large pantry, W/D hookup, 2 car garage, quiet NW area. Avail. now. from $950/mo. 785-760-3456

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


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

1311 Wakarusa - office space available. 200 sq. ft. - 6,000 sq. ft. For details call 785-842-7644

Desk/Hutch. Well made. Slide out keyboard tray, slide out cabinet for printer, under hutch lighting. $350. 785-856-0094. Leave message if no answer.

Solid oak dining set. Oval-shaped solid oak dining table with center leaf and six chairs in good condition. $100 or best offer. Call 785-550-6271.


Room Available $355/mo. Utils paid. Share kitchen/bath. 785-727-9764

Roommates Female Roommate needed: 1BR avail. in 3 bedroom duplex in South Lawrence, $350/Month.Utilities Paid, Have Own Bath, Shared Kitchen. Call 785-312-1755


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MK Acne Gel: Only $8.00 and it works wonders on pimples and blackheads. 785-865-7256

Household Misc.


Sonyo VHS without a remote $ 5.00 Call: Bed rails: Safety 1st 785-393-5874. fold-up Portable Bed Rail $10.00 & Sure & Secure Double Bed Rail - $15.00 Lawn, Garden & (retails for $30.00). Call: Nursery 785- 865-2813 Cloth Doll. 30-inch tall cloth Yard Art For Sale. Custom doll with yellow braids. steel silhouettes, mailbox or garden figures. Reduce $10. 785-841-2093. or enlarge pattern to make Cradle Swing. Fisher Price the size figure you want. Baby Cradle Swing. $25. 913-526-0080. 785-841-2093. Little Tykes Toys - Large Climbing Cube with slide $25.00; Small Climbing cube with Slide $15.00; Kitchen Set $25.00. Call: 785-865-2813

Collectibles THURSDAY SALE! 10% OFF MAJORITY OF INVENTORY 20% OFF FURNITURE! Past & Present Treasures Antiques Collectibles & Other Items 729 Main in Eudora 10am-6pm


Misc. items moving sale. Robert Brogden Yard king blower Olathe Buick - GMC w/bagger kit $250. KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer Weedeater $50. 20 guage 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS shotgun w/scope $200. 22 800-536-5346 calibur w/scope $200. Gar913-782-1500 den cages $10 & $5 each. Bandsaw $50. Excercise bike $100. Stepper $50. Eliptical $600. Box trailor Cadillac 1984 El Dorado $200. Nail gun compressor Biarritz. 74,000 miles. Very clean, stanless top, spoke $200. Call: 785-215-0920. wheels, leather interior. Pump: JC Higgins 20 ga, $6000 firm. Call in the pump, w/adj. choke. $50. mornings to 785-840-8356. or best offer.

Ramp. Free. ADA approved 16’ long x 55” wide cedar ranp w/5’ sq landing at Canon ZR70 Camcorder - top. Must be moved by Like New!. MiniDV Digital Aug. 10. Call: 785-843-7583 Camcorder with 2.5” LCD, 22x Optical Zoom, photo; Smoker/BarBque. Brinkbarely used; no scratches; man Pitmaster Smoker/ charger kit. $100 BarBque. In great shape. 785-393-4440. With chips and charcoal. $60 Call 785-865-9694. Custom Computer For Sale: AMD Athlon CPU, Weather-Guard Toolbox. 512MB RAM, 40Gig Hard Weather-Guard Toolbox Drive, Windows XP, Micro- for full size pick-up, $100. soft Office, DVD Player, Call 785-542-2526. CD-Burner, Gigabit Ethernet Card, NVidia Graphics Card, $200/offer. Music-Stereo 795-979-6874 16-1/4” Viola. KC Strings Used Dell Computer: Com- Heartland Series 2007. Explete Desk top, $90/offer. cellent condition. Bow & 785-865-1632 case included. $1,400 785-832-2316



2 Box Springs Twin Ex-long. Like new. these hold up a King Size bed , but, can be used for a twin ex-long single bed. Asking $15 each. pls call 785-550-4142

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

iPod Shuffle. 1 GB iPod Shuffle, silver, in case with charger. Barely used, like new! $25 785-393-4440.

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

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

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Computer Desk. Light-toned wood desk. Sports-Fitness Lower unit has shelf/door 1516 Greenway, Eudora and deep drawer. Upper Equipment 785-542-2237 unit has addl. storage. Great condition. $30. Golf Bag: Bag boy/cart bag. 3BR, 2 bath, newer split 785-832-1332. Revolver plus. New $189, level, nice area, 625 E. 14th now $20. Call 785-841-2381. Terr. FP, 2 car, nice yard. Contemporary black bar$1,275. Sept. 1. 913-441-3111 stools -3 of em- buy one or all 3- $40 bucks each. Call TV-Video 785-766-6306. I can bring to Tonganoxie you in Lawrence. Sony tv. Moving need to sell a 27 in. Sony Trinitron 2BR, 1 bath rural home, CA/ Easy Chair. Beautiful easy TV. Works great $40.00 Call CH, W/D hookup, $650/mo. chair. Rare One. $45. Call: 785-418-1339 for more info. + deposits. No smoking. 785-748-9811 No pets. Call 816-830-1186 Loveseat: Olive green, Want To Buy 3BR house, $900/mo. 210 N. Both sides of loveseat, Village St. Terr. 2 bath, CA, rock & recline independ- Car Battery Pickup. Will attached garage, covered ently. $30. 785-832-1332 pickup your old car batterpatio, shed. 785-865-6316. Mattress Sets: Factory re- ies. Will pay you $5 or jects, new in plastic. Save nate to Basehor VFW. Call 3BR Townhome on quiet up to 70%. All sizes. 913-526-0080 cul-de-sac. Has a garage. 785-766-6431 No pets. $800/month. Call Occasional Chair. Queen 785-542-3240, 785-865-8951 Anne style. Good condition; comfortable. CEDAR HILLS Burgundy/teal color. $20. New Management 785-887-6890 1-3BR apts. in Tonganoxie

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

Pets English Bulldog Puppies. 9 Wks old. M & F. AKC reg. Brown, White, & Brindle. Champ pedigree. All shots. $950/ea 785-371-3646 or

Honda 2007 Civic EX w/nav, 4cyl, 112K, 1owner, CD, cruise, PW,PL, xm, moon,$13,585 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

Pontiac G6 Sedan GT 2008 Stk#D8757 Sale Price $14,780

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 Honda 2004 EX-L 4dr. loaded with power sunroof, alloy wheels, heated mirrors, leather, PW, tilt, steering wheel controls, Perfect condition. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Chrysler 2010 Sebring Convertible Touring, this is one fun car! Come by for a test drive! Stk#16266 only $18,978 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200

Pontiac 2005 6.0L engine, 6sp. transmission, deep ocean blue with gray interior. This is a beautiful car, very rare! Don’t miss this one! For only $15,488. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today. Infiniti 2005 G35 Sdn auto,107k, leather, Prem. Pkg, Bose, PW, PL, moon, CD, tint, $13500 785.856.0280 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

Buick Lucerne CXL 2009 Leather seats, heated front seats, allow wheels and much much more Stk#D8739 Sale Price $20,822


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 Mustang- Convertible. 1996. Colbalt blue,gray interior, black top, V6, 109k, auto, cruise,air bags, PW, PS, PB, pwr mirrors, intm. wipers,newer paint and top, always garaged, $5000 obo, call 785-856-5510 Ford 1999 Taurus Wagon. 3rd Seat - V6 - A/C - Cruise 106K. $3,250. 785-749-5692.

GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service contracts. 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

Chevrolet Impala LT 2010 Stk#D8756 Sale Price $15,780

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 $16,495.00 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Honda 1996 Accord EX. 5 speed, moonroof, cold AC, leather seats with power adjust, PW, CD. Replaced timing belt & water pump. Average miles for age. Runs/drives great. Must sell $2,700 or best offer. Call 913-449-5225

Pontiac 2006 G6, red, auto, 6cyl, 98k, CD, PW, PL, air, cruise, alloys, spoiler, 16”alloy, $10500 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Bowls. ChefStyle Chrome Range Drip Bowls. Set of four. $2.50 Call: Old Metal Pedal Car: Fire 785-393-5874 Chief appears on the side. It is car No. 503 and still Dehumidifier. Whirlpool, 40 has the bell. $85 Cash. Ken pint, 6 yrs old. Removes water, but may need repair at 785-542-5024 for full usage. $15. Buick 2008 Enclave CXL 785-887-6890. AWD, power liftgate, Appliances Hamilton Beach Roaster sunroof, navigation, 19” O v e n . Hamilton Beach alloy wheels, Bose Maytag Dryer. Propane, almond, works great. $100. Roaster Oven, $15. Call sound, dvd, On Star, GM 785-542-2526. certified, first 2yrs mainCall 785-542-2526. tenance, and much Maytag Washer. Maytag King Size Sheet Set - new more! Stk# 14586A only Washer with agitator, al- still in package (neutral $30,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 mond, extra large capac- colors - tan & brown) includes: flat & fitted sheets, ity, $100. Call 785-542-2526. 2 pillow cases, 2 pillow shams & bedskirt -$10.00. Baby & Children's 785- 865-2813


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


Honda 2000 Civic, 4Dr, sedan, Many New parts, Cold AC, 222,000 miles. $2,500/ or best offer. 785-766-6676


W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!

Many improvements!

Cars-Domestic One Owner Grand Mercury Marquis. 2000 model with 75,400 miles. White with white vinyl top. 60-40 power seats; Extra chrome package; power locks and side mirrors; keyless entry. V-8 Engine with automatic transmission. Cruise Control. Excellent Heat & A/C. Call 912-745-4541 or cell 316-737-6388.

Boats-Water Craft

Twin Headboard & Footboard with rails - Cam- Campers paign style, $25. 785-842-3868 Keystone sprinter 5th Wheel- 2004- in excellent Two end tables. Solid, condition-It is 30 ft, has 2 heavy, fancy, wooden end slide outs, ceiling fan in tables light to medium living room, power jack, brown color asking $20 sleeps 6, also comes with each please call some camping gera, 785-550-4142 dishes, etc. super Buy at Two Seater Couch. Older, $17,500- call 913-724-3099. but, with new total, brown color cover , large & heavy, asking $30. please call 785-550-4142

Line 6 FBV Express MKII Foot Controller. Pristine condition - like new. Barely used. Approximately one year old. Sells for $100 Chairs. Antique Steel office new. Asking $70. chairs. $35. Call: 785-832-1332 785-748-9811 Baldwin City Pianos: (3) Spinet pianos Chairs: Four Oak pressed w/benches $300 - $425. 3BR, 1 bath, NICE duplex back captain chairs. Very Price includes tuning & deavail. now. Has new appls., good condition. $50. Call livery. Call 785-832-9906 1 car, & lg. (unfenced) yard. 913-486-7492. $650/mo. Call 785-594-4864 Trumpet. Jupiter 600 Combination Desk/ Book- w/hard case, great concase Campaign Style. dition. 3 years old. Music Eudora Desk: 16”W x 45-1/2”L stand, first three books x29-1/2”H, Bookcase: 10”W w/CDs, some cleaning Studios - 3 BRs x 45-1/2”L x 41-1/2”H $100. supplies. 785-856-0094. 785-842-3868 Only $300 Deposit Leave message. $175.

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Toy Poodles, Chihuahuas, Malti-Poos. Older puppies reduced. 785-883-4883.

CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD Table: Round 18” diameter - 26”H claw foot pedestal Cabin Cruiser: 1989 Bayliner LT Leather heated seats, Cruiser. Ciera ABS, rear spoiler, alloy table, mahogany finish, Cabin OPEN Sun. 1:30-3:30PM Sunbridge 2455, trailer, wheels, On Star, GM cer$25. 785-842-3868 613 Chouteau Ct. Lawrence lift, dock box. Lake Perry. tified, XM radio and af5BR, 3.5 bath, 2FRs, for- Tables. Two large tables. Serious Buyers only. fordable only $16,995.00 mal LR & DR, FP, his & her 5’5” by 5’. $50 each. Call: $10,950 or best offer. Call STK#18910 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 walk-in closets, 2 whirl- 785-748-9811 785-865-0797, 785-760-1828 pool tubs, finished bsmt. Task Chair. Armless, good Family Boat - 19’ Baja, 190 with wet bar & Rec rm. quality; very good condi- hp inboard-outboard mo2,862 sq. ft. for $239,000. tion; burgundy/mauve. tor, 60+ hours. Comes with By Owner 1-816-668-6743 Used only by young girl as canapy, tandem trailer, desk chair. $15. skis, more. Asking $6,400. 785-887-6890 Call 785-259-1507 Real Estate

Area Open Houses

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

Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in 4BR, large split-level avail. all units. 785-842-5227 near Deerfield School. W/D, 3 bath, new kitchen, 2 car. $1,800/mo. 785-218-0331 3BR newer, spacious unit. 2 bath, All appls., FP, 2 car. 4BR, spacious, 3000 sq. ft., $875/mo. Avail. Now. NW well maintained, house. 3 area. No pets. 785-766-9823 bath, wood floors, FP, 2 car garage. Great family area, 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW near Sunflower/SW Jr. High. Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets $1,800/mo. 785-979-1264 $900. 785-423-5828 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car, newer. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, NW 520 N. Rebecca Lane. I-70 Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets access, Deerfield school. $765/mo. 785.423.5828 $1,300/mo. 785-423-4228

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, SE Nicer, Aug 1st, No Pets $800/mo. 785.423.5828 Studios - 951 Arkansas, all elect., AC, laundry on site, plenty of parking, built-in 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, bed & desk, $395/mo. No garage. 2805 Four Wheel Drive. $795/mo. Available pets. Call 785-841-5797 Aug. 1st. Call 785-766-8888

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2BR, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 1 car garage. $750 /mo. Refs./security deposit 160 Acres (+/-) just NW of required. Call 785-749-3840 Lawrence - 1909 E. 400, Lecompton. Beautiful hill3BR house close to KU Rec top views, native prairie Center. W/D & off street grass, some trees, older parking. No pets. $1,050/ improvements. Offered in Typewriter table. Antique mo. Aug. 1. 785-766-5837 3 tracts and as whole. typewriter table. $25. Call: 785-748-9811 3BR - Prairie Park district, Auction is Aug. 23rd. Visit: high ceilings w/fans, 2 full Wood Cupboard: Cream baths, fenced yard, patio, antique finish, one drawer, Antiques-Classic double garage. Really nice! 2 shelves, 15-1/2”W x $1,100/mo. 785-841-4201 35-1/2”L x 37-1/2”H . $45. 785-842-3868 3BR ranch home, W. side. 1.5 bath, 1 car, nice yard. Wood shelf unit - 5 shelves all appls. No pets. $850/mo. with rollers (can detach Avail. now. 785-766-9823 and be 2 shelves) - (can be used as a microwave cart) 3BR Victorian w/ beautiful Jason Flory - 785-979-2183 also has wine glass holder. 1997 Mercury Cougar 30th wrap around porch for 19 1/2 “ D; 29 1/2” W 65” H. edition. One Owner. 59 micool evenings. Quiet neighles, Top Cat Pkg, Full $25.00. 785-865-2813 borhood - 645 Ohio (corner Mobile Homes power. Mon roof, 4.6 Liter lot). Has 2 bath, Hardwood Engine, new tires, leather floors, LR, DR, CA, W/D. Health & Beauty interior, Many Extras. AlOWNER WILL FINANCE $1,140/mo. 785-749-3981 ways been garaged. Excel2BR, 2 bath, FP, wet bar, & Arbonne Sea Salt Scrub. lent Condition. Call CH/CA. Move In Ready! Awaken 16 oz$25. 785-594-3204 or 785-393-0060 Lawrence. 816-830-2152 785-865-7256

3BRs - 2 BA, 3000 West 23rd Terrace. All appls, 2 car garage, fenced yard. No pets. $975/mo. Deposit. 913-248-8204

3+BR, 2 bath, Tonganoxie month-month lease $950/ mo. $950 deposit. Call 913416-3252 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts 1133 Kentucky St., Lawrence


avail. in Cooperative. Units Available August starting at $412 - $485/mo. • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath Water, trash, sewer paid. • 2 car garage w/opener FIRST MONTH FREE! • W/D hookups Back patio, CA, hard wood • Maintenance free floors, full bsmt., stove, Call 785-832-0555 refrig., W/D hookup, garor after 3PM 785-766-2722 bage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. Houses emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee 2 & 3 BR homes available. Required. 785-842-2545 $785/mo. & up. Some are in (Equal Housing Opportunity) downtown Lawrence. Call Jo at 785-550-7777 1, 2, 3BRs NW-SW-SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. 1st Class, Pet Friendly Available now. Please call Houses & Apts. for more info 785-423-5828 785-842-1069 2BR avail. now at 2406 Alabama, 8C. 1.5 bath, kitchen 2BR, 1 bath - Secluded, large appls. $625/mo. Call Heritcountry home, natural gas. age Realty 785-841-1412 No smoking. 1 sm. dog ok. 2BR sublease avail. Hutton Avail. Aug. 1. 785-838-9009 Farms. Tons of closet space, attached garage. 531 2BR, 1 bath with garage & Wilma Way. $1020/mo. Call large fenced yard. 1702 E 19th. $750/mo. Heritage 785-691-8413, 785-841-3339 Realty 785-841-1412

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Honda 2009 Civic EX cpe, like new, alloy wheels, sunroof, and fun to drive! Stk#19689 only $17,947.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Olds 2003 Alero. Great looking silver 4 door automatic with clean gray cloth inside. Two owner, NO accident car in great condition. Alloy wheels, PW, PL, cruise. Would make a super student car! Seew ebsite for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Saturn 2007 Aura XE leather heated seats, 18” Infiniti 2004 G35 sedan, exterior w/tan alloy wheels, On Star, white great gas mileage and leather interior, very clean, plenty of room for the AM/FM/6 disc CD changer, family! Stk#307641 only PW, PL, moon roof, $12,700. 785-979-6014 $14,476. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Volkswagen Passat Sedan 4dr Auto Komfort FWD Sedan 2009 Stk#T6696A Sale Price $20,995

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

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

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

Lexus 2002 GS 430 4.3L, V-8 engine with automatic trans. Beautiful midnight black w/gray interior. sunroof, navigation, custom chrome wheels. Thousand below book at only $13,450. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today. Mazda 2002 Millenia S. Beautiful white / gray two tone, with tan leather heated seats. Moonroof, Bose audio, chrome wheels, Goodyear tires, dual power seats, and much more. Two owner, no accident car. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Mazda 2002 Millenia S. Super looking car in white with tan leather heated seats. Moonroof and chrome wheels. NICE car, two owner, NO accidents. Bose audio, dual power seats, and much more. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Cars-Imports 2002 Mazda Protégé ES, prem pkg, 4cyl, auto, 71K, moon, spoiler, 17”wheels, CD, PW, PL, $6900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Acura 2005 TSX 97K, leather, moon, dual climate, heat seats, home link $13,500 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049


Mazda 2005 Rx8 High Performance. 1.3L Rotary motor, alloy wheels, ravishing two-tone interior w/silver exterior. Don’t miss sports car for only $11, 888 Firm. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.



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

2002 Honda CR-V EX, AWD, 140k, auto, moon,CD cassette, cruise, 15” alloy,26mpg Hwy,$10,900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD 4dr 1500 LTZ 2008 Stk#D8750 Sale Price $33,680

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

PROTECT YOUR VEHICLE WITH AN EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT FROM DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE CALL ALLEN or TONY at 785-843-5200 Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Honda 2000 CRV EX AWD, 92K, 4cyl, auto, tint, alloy, ABS, HwyMPG25, PW, PL, CD, $9900 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Saturn 2004 Vue AWD, 3.5L, 6cyl. automatic, Forest green w/gray interior. Winter vehicle at summer price only $18,988. Get Ready now - snow is coming soon! All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Toyota 2006 Camry SE, 107k, auto, 16”alloys, rear spoiler, JBL, power seat, moon , PW, PL, $11500 View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Kia 2005 Sportage LX. 6 Cylinder, automatic transmission, cruise control, CD player, 124,700 miles. Very clean condition. Female teacher owned. $5950 or best offer. 785 979-7852

Nissan 2008 Altima SL leather, heated seats, sunroof, Bose sound, this is one sporty car! Stk#10953 only $18,462.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

WE ARE NOW YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER, Call us for your service or sales needs! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2006 Trailblazer LS, 4.2L, 6cyl. Stunning blue w/gray interior. Sun roof, tow PKG, tinted windows, CD player, Alloy wheels. 3 to choose from. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Hummer 2007 H3 Adventure 3.7L, 5cycl. 4x4, red with black & tan interior. This 1 owner SUV is perfect inside & out with all options. Special price $17,888. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Toyota 2008 Highlander Sport 4wd, power equip, CD, Alloy wheels, 2nd row bench with a 3rd row, great dependability, only $22,512. stk#15163A Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Dodge 1999 Durango SLT 4x4 immaculate interior, loaded, window tint, CD player, 5.2L engine, Runs perfect. $4,998. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website Call 888-239-5723 Today.

Jeep 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4wd 3.7 lt V6, sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, tow pkg, and more, stk#12496 only $19,874.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

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

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. Meghan E. Scanlon; Sean Scanlon; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant), Defendants. Case No. 11CV398 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any de-

You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate: Lot 38, in Frazier’s Subdivision of a portion of Addition 4, in that part of the City of Lawrence formerly known as North Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 711 North 4th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 (the “Property”)

Case No. 11CV396 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned.

and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 6th day of September, 2011, in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the NOTICE District Court of Douglas Pursuant to the Fair Debt County, Kansas, praying to Collection Practices Act, 15 foreclose a real estate U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- mortgage on the following mation concerning the col- described real estate: lection of this debt may be given without the prior con- Lot 19, in the final plat of sent of the consumer given Clinton Lake Estates, a subdirectly to the debt collec- division in Douglas County, tor or the express permis- Kansas, commonly known sion of a court of compe- as 1694 N. 1457 Road, Lawtent jurisdiction. The debt rence, KS 66049 (the collector is attempting to “Property”) collect a debt and any information obtained will be and all those defendants used for that purpose. who have not otherwise been served are required to Prepared By: plead to the Petition on or South & Associates, P.C. before the 6th day of SepBrian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) tember, 2011, in the District 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Court of Douglas County, Overland Park, KS 66211 Kansas. If you fail to plead, (913)663-7600 judgment and decree will (913)663-7899 (Fax) be entered in due course Attorneys For Plaintiff upon the Petition. (124426) _______ NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor(First published in the Law- mation concerning the colrence Daily Journal-World lection of this debt may be July 24, 2011) given without the prior consent of the consumer given IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF directly to the debt collecDOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS tor or the express permisCIVIL DEPARTMENT sion of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt Bank of America, N.A. suc- collector is attempting to cessor by merger to BAC collect a debt and any inHome Loans Servicing, LP formation obtained will be fka Countrywide Home used for that purpose. Loans Servicing LP Plaintiff, Prepared By: vs. South & Associates, P.C. Joseph E. Pringlea/k/a Jo- Kristen G. Stroehmann seph Edward Pringle; Leah (KS # 10551) I. Pringlea/k/a Leah Izzeta 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Pringle; John Doe Overland Park, KS 66211 (Tenant/Occupant); Mary (913)663-7600 Doe (Tenant/Occupant); (913)663-7899 (Fax) Donald W. Funk; Shirley M. Attorneys For Plaintiff Funk, (111910) Defendants. ________


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Husband can’t change until he admits problem Dear Annie: I have been married to “Greg” for 21 years, and we have three wonderful teenagers. When we met, Greg seemed like the perfect guy. However, a few years after we married, he began to drink much more heavily, and now he gets drunk nearly every day. Greg had a rocky childhood and lost both his parents at a young age. The family members who raised him were abusive. That’s the reason I’ve always excused his drinking, but, Annie, I can’t take it anymore. Instead of a husband, I have an alcoholic child on my hands. He does absolutely nothing with the kids or with me. All he wants to do is drink and sleep. I’m 45 years old and do not want to live the rest of my life with this man and his addiction. I’ve begged him to get help, but he blames me for all his problems. I could tolerate being married to an alcoholic if I knew he was trying to get sober, but he has no interest. I’ve sought individual counseling, and we’ve been to marriage counseling together, but nothing has made a difference. The kids are equally frustrated because Greg won’t listen to their pleas, either. I cannot afford a divorce and don’t want to leave my home, which I cannot pay for without Greg’s income. How can I free myself from this miserable life without losing

pool, Lillian spent the first five minutes of the ride asking me which boys like her and the last five calling Molly. She often makes me feel like the “backup friend.” She even started a blog about how she and Molly are such great pals. I’ve talked to Lillian, and she always promises to work on our friendship, but never does. I don’t want to lose my temper with her, because she’s sensitive. Does she not realize how much she hurts me? Why everything? How can I make doesn’t Molly step up? Is the Greg get the help he desper- friendship worth saving? — ately needs? — Trapped in Low on the Priority List Dear Low: Lillian doesn’t Vermont Dear Vermont: Until Greg is ready to admit he has an alcohol problem, you cannot make him get help. First, please contact Al-Anon ( at 1-888-4AL-ANON (1-888-425-2666) for emotional support and suggestions. Then talk to a lawyer about child and spousal support, and see if you can afford a legal separation until you are ready to decide whether or not to make it permanent. Dear Annie: I am entering eighth grade. I have two best friends, “Lillian” and “Molly,” but lately I feel like the third wheel. Molly always includes both of us in her conversations. The problem is Lillian. When we’re together, she texts and calls others. Once, during car-

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Fishing show has odd hook Like a wreck on the highway, some things demand attention. I’m referring to “Hillbilly Handfishin”’ (9 p.m., Animal Planet). It invites viewers to spend 12 onehour episodes in muddy creeks, rivers and swimmin’ holes where Oklahoma natives teach city slickers the lost art of “noodling.” Or is that “noodlin”’? What’s noodling? It’s a process of sticking your entire arm or leg in an unseen hole in a river floor or muddy bank to coax giant catfish to bite you so you can catch them by hand. Our hosts attribute this skill to Native American secret lore. But it looks like it dates back to the Stone Age. Every week, Oklahoma hand fishermen and self- proclaimed hillbillies Skipper Bivins and Trent Jackson invite clients from cities and suburbs to try something “different.” In episode one, two Chicago cops, a Boston barmaid and a personal trainer join a brother-sister team from California to try their hand (and feet) at noodlin.’ They can safely say that it’s an entirely new experience. Viewers in search of the least glamorous, most un-Bravo-like vacation setting imaginable should check this out at least once. This dusty corner of Oklahoma makes the environs celebrated on “Truck Stop, Missouri” look like Versailles. Members of the chambers of commerce in unloved and unvisited locations should study “Hillbilly Handfishin.’” If these guys can attract paying tourists to bleak, brown, snake-invested waters, then what’s your excuse? ● The new series “Curiosity” (7 p.m., Discovery) employs celebrity names to host one-hour installments that ponder big questions. Director Eli Roth (“Hostel”) will examine the nature of evil. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal hosts an hour on the evolution of human sexuality. Morgan Freeman will be your guide to the notion of parallel worlds. Morgan Spurlock takes the “raw” diet craze to its extremes and examines the health impact of living like a caveman. Maybe he should go “Hillbilly Handfishin”’! Things kick off with astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who asks, “Did God Create the Universe?” The one-hour episode uses computer graphics and scholarly interviews to discuss not only the nature and origins of the Big Bang, but the long and contentious relationship between faith and science.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): more housing woes; Paul Allen, the bitter billionaire; Eminem. ● Tom Brokaw interviews families of returning servicemen on “The Road Back” on “Dateline” (6 p.m., NBC). ● Kaley Cuoco hosts “Teen Choice 2011” (7 p.m., Fox). ● An over-moussed host crosses the pond on “Ty’s Great British Adventure” (7 p.m., ABC). ● Marnie summons dark powers on “True Blood” (8 p.m., HBO). ● The Cartel asserts itself on “Breaking Bad” (9 p.m., AMC). ● The rebels attempt to take the fight to the invaders on “Falling Skies” (9 p.m., TNT). ● A popular teacher doesn’t live to make tenure on “The Glades” (9 p.m., A&E). ● Larry draws a line in the sand at a buffet table on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (9 p.m., HBO).

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care if she’s hurting you. Molly doesn’t step up because doing so would create a rift with “sensitive” Lillian. And the friendship may not be worth saving, because Lillian doesn’t value you as much as she should. The two of you are competing for Molly’s affections, and someone will be hurt. This is a good time to spread your wings a little and expand your social circle. Please try. — Please e-mail your questions to, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.


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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS friend or family member. Someone keeps acting in a somewhat controversial manner. Tonight: Jostle a loved one out of the blues. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ You pace yourself with a goal of getting past a self-imposed restriction. Someone you look up to could be getting a case of the flakies. Tonight: Run errands on the way home. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★★ You are simply joyous to be surrounded by friends and loved ones. Some people might say you are nearly childlike in your spontaneity. Tonight: Play away. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Be true to yourself. If you feel that it is desirable to stay close to home, do. Tonight: Be comfortable. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ You might want to move in a new direction and follow through on a key project you have been putting off. A partner or wanna-be partner could become demanding. Tonight: Play it low-key. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Though you might want to be logical, you are a deeply emotional sign. You could act out on some suppressed feelings if you are not in touch with

18) ★★★★★ Find out what happens between you and a friend before making a key decision. That would make more sense. Tonight: Where the gang is. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ A take-charge attitude goes far. You might want to try something in a different way once you get the big picture. An investment or purchase seems most interesting. Let go of an innate possessiveness. Tonight: Could be late.

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BIRTHDAYS Wayne Knight is 56. Rock nson is singer Bruce Dickin 53. Marathon runner Alberto Salazar is 53. Actor David Duchovny is 51. Country musician Michael Mahler (Wild Horses) is 50. Actress Delane Matthews

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ACROSS 1 Clock radio switch 5 Greenskeeper, at times 11 Butter lump 14 Yuri Zhivago’s beloved 15 Cosmetics company ___ Curtis 16 Drink by a dartboard 17 Detonator 19 Father’s Day gift giver, perhaps 20 Group of royals ending with Queen Anne 21 Rare comment from a yourself. Tonight: Where sharpshooter the fun is. 23 Conk out 24 Go ___ Sagittarius (Nov. 22some length Dec. 21) 25 Portable grill ★★★★★ Allow yourself 29 Nativities to be 100 percent sponta- 32 Gettysburg nickname neous. You will love the end results. Tonight: Only 33 Quarterback Bernie what appeals to you. 35 “Jungle Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. Book” tiger 19) Khan ★★★ If you want to be 36 “Stupid ___ stupid does” less seen and take some 38 Highest land much-needed personal on Earth time, the time is now. In 40 Brake parts 41 Mortise your desire for centering mate and quiet, you find a conflict brewing with a room- 43 Emulates a horse mate. Tonight: Not to be whisperer 45 Arithmetic found. directive Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb.

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For Sunday, Aug. 7: This year, you express far more impulsiveness than in recent years. Let your enthusiasm emerge, and others will respond in kind. Detachment often brings stunning insights. Foreigners, in-laws and travel keep your life exciting. Education provides escape and new ideas. If you are single, your love life could be very exciting, though not necessarily stable. If you are attached, a new addition becomes a strong possibility. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ Keep reaching out for others. You seek a fresh perspective or a novel approach to a situation. Tonight: How about a movie? Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ A partner always has a lot of influence on you; now he or she has even more. The unexpected develops when dealing with your own feelings. Tonight: Go with someone else's suggestion. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★ Defer to a key


is 50. Actor Harold Perharrineau is 48. Actress Ch lotte Lewis is 44. Actress Sydney Penny is 40. Actor Michael Shannon is 37. Actress Charlize Theron is 36. Rock musician Barry Kerch (Shinedown) is 35.

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U.S. helicopter shot down, killing 30 troops “Their deaths are a reminder of the extraordinary sacrifices made by the men and women of our military and their families, including all who have served in Afghanistan,” President Barack Obama said in a statement, adding that his thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who perished. The U.S.-led coalition said in a statement that 30 American service members, a civilian interpreter and seven Afghan commandos were killed when their CH-47 Chinook crashed in the early hours Saturday. A current U.S. official and a former U.S. official said the Americans included 22 SEALs, three Air Force air controllers and a dog handler and his dog. The two spoke on condition of anonymity because military officials were still notifying the families of the dead. Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced the number of people killed in the crash and the presence of special operations troops before any other public figure. He also offered his condolences to the American and Afghan troops killed in the crash. The deaths bring to 365 the number of coalition troops killed this year in Afghanistan and 42 this month.

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KABUL , A FGHANISTAN — Insurgents shot down a U.S. military helicopter during f ighting in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, most of them belonging to the same elite Navy SEALs unit that killed Osama bin Laden, as well as seven Afghan commandos, U.S. officials said Saturday. It was the deadliest single loss for American forces in the decade-old war. The downing was a stinging blow to the lauded, tightknit SEAL Team 6, months after its crowning achievement. It was also a heavy setback for the U.S.-led coalition as it begins to draw down thousands of combat troops fighting what has become an increasingly costly and unpopular war. None of the 22 SEAL personnel killed in the crash were part of the team that killed bin Laden in a May raid in Pakistan, but they belonged to the same unit. Their deployment in the raid in which the helicopter crashed would suggest that the target was a high-ranking insurgent figure. Special operations forces, including the SEALs and oth-

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A U.S. MARINE TRIES TO TAKE COVER, perched on a container, as a Chinook helicopter arrives to pick up supplies June 9 at Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand Province of southern Afghanistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai says 31 U.S. special forces and seven Afghan soldiers were killed when a helicopter, similar to the one shown, crashed Saturday in eastern Wardak province. ers, have been at the forefront in the stepped up strategy of taking out key insurgent leaders in targeted raids, and they will be relied on even more as regular troops pull out. The strike is also likely to boost the morale of the Taliban in a key province that controls a strategic approach to the capital Kabul. The Taliban claimed they downed the helicopter with a rocket while it was taking part in a

raid on a house where insurgents were gathered in the province of Wardak overnight. Wreckage of the craft was strewn across the crash site, a Taliban spokesman said. A senior U.S. administration official in Washington said it appeared the craft had been shot down. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the crash is still being investigated.

The overnight raid took place in the Tangi Joy Zarin area of Wardak’s Sayd Abad district, about 60 miles southwest of Kabul. Forested peaks in the region give the insurgency good cover and the Taliban have continued to use it as a base despite repeated NATO assaults. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that the helicopter was involved in an assault on a house where insurgent fighters were gathering. During the battle, the fighters shot down the helicopter with a rocket, he said. An American official in Brussels said the helicopter was a twin-rotor Chinook, a large troop and cargo transporter. The casualties are believed to be largest loss of life in the history of SEAL Team Six, officially called the Navy Special Warfare Development Group, or DEVGRU. The team is considered the best of the best among the already elite SEALs, which numbers 3,000 personnel. The death toll surpasses the previous worst single day loss of life for the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001 — the June 28, 2005 downing of a military helicopter in eastern Kunar province.

U.S. law enforcement websites hacked, data stolen and posted ————

Kansas sheriff’s office among victims LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (AP) — The group known as Anonymous said Saturday it hacked into some 70 mostly rural law enforcement websites in the United States, a data breach that at least one local police chief said leaked sensitive information about an ongoing investigation. The loose-knit international hacking collective posted a cache of data to the Internet early Saturday, including emails stolen from officers, tips which appeared to come from members of the public, credit card numbers and other information. Anonymous said it had stolen 10 gigabytes worth of data in retaliation for arrests of its sympathizers in the U.S. and Britain. Tim Mayf ield, a police chief in Gassville, Ark., told The Associated Press that some of the material posted online — including pictures of teenage girls in their swimsuits — was sent to him as part of an ongoing investigation. He declined to provide more details. Mayfield’s comments were the first indication that the hack might be serious. Since news of some kind of cyberattack first filtered out less than a week ago, various police officials said they were unaware of the hacking or dismissed it as nothing to worry about. Though many of the leaked emails appeared benign, some of the stolen material seen by the AP carried sensitive information, including tips about suspected crimes, profiles of gang members and security training. The emails were mainly from sheriffs’ off ices in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Mississippi. Many of the websites were operated by a Mountain

Home, Ark., media services hosting company, and most, if not all, were either unavailable on Saturday or had been wiped clean of content. The company, Brooks-Jeffrey Marketing, declined to comment. In a statement, Anonymous said had leaked “a massive amount of confidential information that is sure to (embarrass), discredit and incriminate police officers across the US.” The group said it hoped the disclosures would “demonstrate the inherently corrupt nature of law enforcement using their own words” and “disrupt and sabotage their ability to communicate and terrorize communities.” The group did not say specifically why these sheriffs’ departments were targeted, but Anonymous members have increasingly been pursued by law enforcement in the United States and elsewhere following a string of high-profile data thefts and denial of service attacks — operations that block websites by flooding them with traffic. Last month, the FBI and British and Dutch officials made 21 arrests, many of them related to the group’s attacks on Internet payment provider PayPal Inc., which has been targeted over its refusal to process donations to WikiLeaks. The group also claims credit for disrupting the websites of Visa and MasterCard in December when the credit card companies stopped processing donations to WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. An Internet security expert said Anonymous may have gone after the sheriffs’ offices because the hosting company was an easy target.

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SEVEN-MONTH-OLD MINHAJ GEDI FARAH IS TREATED in a field hospital of the International Rescue Committee, IRC, July 26 in Dadaab, Kenya. Only 10 days ago, Minhaj was too weak to cry and his skin crumpled liked thin leather under the pressures of his mother’s hands, but now, on Saturday, doctors say the severely malnourished 7-month-old appears likely to live, and out of danger of joining the more than 29,000 children who have already died in the famine which is sweeping the east African region.

Malnourished Somali baby now thriving as rare success By Malkhadir M. Muhumed Associated Press Writer

DADAAB , K ENYA — Only 10 days ago, Minhaj Gedi Farah was too weak to cry and his skin crumpled liked thin leather under the pressure of his mother’s hands. Now doctors say the severely malnourished 7-month-old appears out of danger of joining the more than 29,000 children who already have died in the famine. It’s a rare success story amid unimaginable misery for parents at the world’s largest refugee camp — a place where a father must bury two of his daughters one day, and their brother the next. Seven-month-old Minhaj though now weighs more than 8 pounds — still well below what he should for his age, but a major improvement from 7 pounds when he first arrived at a field hospital ward here. “He is in stable condition

and he is doing well,” said Dr. John Kiogora of the International Rescue Committee, who has been treating the infant since his arrival in late July. Startling photos of Minhaj’s twig-like arms and hollow cheeks made him the frail face of the worst famine in 60 years. On Saturday, though, the wide-eyed baby looked around the ward inquisitively and became captivated with a journalist who was taking his picture. It’s a miracle for his mother, and a testament to just how hard doctors and other health care workers here are trying to save lives as more and more malnourished children arrive each day. “He has no problem compared to the past days,” said his mother Asiah Dagane, who now smiles broadly and frequently plants kisses on the baby’s cheeks. “Now he sleeps the bulk of the night. When he wakes up, he is hun-

gry and wants milk.” Most parents have been far less fortunate: New arrivals at Dadaab have described losing as many as four children to starvation and disease along the journey by foot from Somalia. Others made unthinkable decisions about which children to take with them, and which to leave for dead under trees so that the entire family did not perish. As Minhaj’s mother celebrated his recovery on Saturday, Muhumed Surow had to bury his 1-year-old daughter Liin, who died from malnourishment overnight after the family reached this refugee camp too late to save her. The 27-year-old father sat about 10 yards away from the thigh-deep grave of his little girl. Dozens of refugees attended the funeral at the edge of Ifo Extension, part of the Dadaab camps. Surow sobbed in a squatting position as fellow mourners tried to console him.

Navy program aims to get jobs for its vets By Melissa Nelson Associated Press Writer

CORRY STATION NAVY BASE, FLA. — The president and some members of Congress want tax breaks, expensive studies and even a “reverse boot camp” to tackle the unemployment rate among veterans, which runs higher than the national average. Another option the Navy would like to see: Expand a program that has helped tens of thousands of soon-to-be-exsailors get certified to use their skills outside the military — medics leave ready for health care jobs, cooks are trained for restaurant work and so on. The Credentialing Opportunities On-Line program aims to ensure that expensive military training isn’t mothballed once a sailor hangs up the uniform. More than 45,000 sailors have obtained certifications or licenses paid for by the Navy to help them qualify for jobs as everything from pharmaceutical technicians to welders, police officers or restaurant chefs. Program leaders say it could be a piece of the solution to curbing alarmingly high unemployment rates, particularly among younger vets. A March report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that more than 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans were unemployed last year, while the civilian unemployment rate for the same 18-to-24 age group was 17.3 percent. For Iraq and Afghanistan veterans of all ages, the unemployment rate last year was 11.5 percent compared with a national jobless rate of 9.4 percent. With the military drawdown in Afghanistan and Iraq and the economy still wobbly, the problem is expected to get worse. On Friday, President Barack Obama proposed $120 million worth of tax credits to help companies hire the nation’s 1 million out-of-work veterans. He also called on private employers to hire or train 100,000 veterans by the end of 2013. But often the transition to the civilian workforce gets held up because qualified veterans lack the right paperwork. A Navy corpsman might work in a pharmacy or hospital on a military base or in a war zone, but frequently has to complete extensive outside training courses to do similar civilian jobs. “A machinist mate can run a nuclear power plant on a ship without any certifications or licensing, but as soon as they get off that ship, they cannot go to the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) and run a nuclear power plant,” said Keith Boring, who directs the certification program headquartered at Corry Station near Naval Air Station Pensacola, in the Florida Panhandle. A veteran with experience on a nuclear sub would be “at the top of the agency’s hiring list,” TVA spokeswoman Barbara Martocci said. “But that would not streamline any of the training. There may be some things that are redundant but a submarine is a different job than a civilian nuclear plant,” she said. That’s where the Navy’s program comes in. Launched in 2006, it paid for certification tests for 13,818 sailors last fiscal year at a cost of $3.7 million, getting them a step closer to walking directly into another job.

Marine emergency room releases its 10,000th rescued sea lion POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE , C ALIF . (AP) — Two juvenile California sea lions paused for a moment at the edge of the sea, each raising their whiskered faces toward the silvery water before sliding in to freedom. For the Marine Mammal Center crew standing behind the rehabilitated pinnipeds on Thursday, it was a significant day: rescued sea lion No. 10,000, nicknamed Milestone, and 10,001, Zodiac Girl, had

been nursed back to health and sent back to the wild where they belong. “There’s always some attachment. There’s always some animal that captures your heart,” said Shelbi Stoudt, the center staffer who organizes these regular releases. “It’s a bittersweet feeling because you’re sending them back home but you also don’t get to see them anymore.” Since it opened its doors 36 years ago, the nonprof it marine mammal hospital has

become famous for nursing sick marine critters back to health — but its biggest contribution perhaps has been its role in collecting and storing thousands of tissue and other samples from the animals it rescues along 600 miles of California coast. The center’s mix of laboratory science, marine zoo and educational outreach has led to dozens of published scientific papers and helped push understanding of effects of toxic algae, disease and the

effect of climate change on these coastal denizens. While rescues are a chief focus of center, only about half of the animals the center takes in survive to be released. Still, many of the more than 17,000 marine mammals — including entangled whales, otters and elephant seals — the center has aided or taken in have contributed samples that will help further research that can aid threatened and endangered species around the world.

TWO CALIFORNIA SEA LIONS, Zodiac Girl, left, and Milestone, right, are released back into the wild Thursday at Chimney Rock Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif. Jason Deare/AP Photo


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