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Bonner Springs High School senior Scintila Capalla was surprised at a recent track meet by dozens of people wearing shirts that read “We love you Scintila.” The teen is unable to run this year because she is undergoing treatment for a tumor in her knee. Page 7A
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KANSAS UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL COACH BILL SELF, left, and former KU coach Larry Brown visit on the bench during the Legends of the Phog game Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Brown coached a team Saturday that featured former KU players, many who have played or are currently playing in the NBA.
Jobless rate would still be shaky with bill Even if Congress enacts President Barack Obama’s jobs and tax plan in its entirety, the unemployment rate probably still would hover in nosebleed territory for at least three more years. Page 11A
I’ve compared this to the snake oil salesman. You got a cold? I got snake oil. Your foot aches? I got snake oil. It doesn’t seem to matter what the problem is, (voter) ID is being sold as the solution to a whole bunch of things it can’t possibly solve.” — Election law expert Justin Levitt, who wrote “The Truth About Voter Fraud” for The Brennan Center for Justice. Page 8C
COMING MONDAY A Kansas University professor says Illinois has made cracking down on texting while driving a priority, giving Kansas law enforcement a good example to follow.
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KU FANS CELEBRATE the introduction of players during the Legends of the Phog game Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. The game featured former KU players from as far back as the late 1970s. AT RIGHT, GREG OSTERTAG assists a young player at the basket during warmups.
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To a person who hears, lunchtime at this particular school can be a jarring and confusing sight. Hands aflutter, kids laughing, the clanging of chairs and the squeaking of floors. Heads quickly scan the room, looking to see if they missed part of a funny comment or are being left out of a story. But nary a word. Have a camera, and curiosity soars. But the students approach with caution. There’s an awkward moment when a student realizes a hearing person doesn’t speak their language. And for a hearing person, you can’t help but feel left out of all the fun. A brave 4-year-old approaches. Tiny fingers move and the girl is telling you her age. “I’m four,” she says, in sign language. The cookie she’s munching on? “It’s chocolate chip,” she says and now bored, she turns around, munching and signing, talking to her friends. The scene isn’t much different from an encounter with a 4-year-old at another school. Curiosity, a short attention span and having lunch
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ABOUT THE SCHOOL ! In 1861, the school began in a small building in Baldwin City. ! It moved to its current location in Olathe in 1866. ! Until 1902, the school was named the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb. ! More than 4,000 students have been enrolled in the school, and the current population is about 150. ! The school is part of the state education system and is available to the hearing-impaired, ages 3 to 21. ! It offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities and sports and has an eight-player high school football team. ! The school is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month. — Information is from “Kansas School for the Deaf: A Pictorial history, 18612011,” available at the Deaf Cultural Center, 455 E. Park St., Olathe, for $65.
with friends. Just no words. This is the Kansas School for the Deaf, which this month celebrates its 150th anniversary. Through the years, thousands of students have passed through the school, learned a new language, moved on to careers
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SIXTH-GRADER RAUL MELGAR signs the word for “cool” as he, Esther Biser, left, fourth grade, and Carl Labine, sixth grade, have a laugh while trading stories on Tuesday at the Kansas School for the Deaf in Olathe. The school, which is open to state residents ages 3-21, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month. The Kansas School for the Deaf and created a “deaf-friendly” culture offers a variety of sports and extrain Olathe. curricular options, and if something About the school isn’t offered at the school, students Seventh-grader Cameron Syman- simply hop over to one of the local sky, 12, plays football, basketball, Please see SCHOOL, page 2A hunts and is a Boy Scout.
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NEW YORK — At his first press conference as CEO of Ford, Alan Mulally was asked how he could run such a complex company with no experience in the car business. The former Boeing executive responded that cars, which have around 10,000 parts, are indeed very sophisticated. Then he smiled and noted that a jumbo jet has 4 million parts — and it flies. If there were doubters when Mulally joined Ford in 2006, there aren’t many now. The year he took over, the company lost $17 billion. Last year, it made $6.6 billion, its biggest profit in 11 years. Within weeks of arriving, Mulally took out a huge loan Mulally and began pushing through a restructuring that continued even as the recession sent rivals General Motors and Chrysler into bankruptcy protection. Behind his sunny demeanor and fuzzy red sweater vests, the 66-year-old Kansan, who grew up in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas University, had the steel to rein in the bureaucracy and infighting at Ford. He promoted managers who could work together and fired those who couldn’t. He shed money-losing brands like Jaguar, Volvo and Mercury. He closed six U.S. plants, cut thousands of jobs and saved billions in engineering costs by reducing the number of models Ford builds. Instead of making regional versions of a Focus, for example, Ford now designs one version for the world. Mulally still faces big challenges. Ford is struggling to overhaul Lincoln, which was the nation’s top-selling luxury brand a decade ago but fell victim to underfunding and more stylish rivals. Its sales in China, the world’s biggest car
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This year, National Hazing Week at Kansas University was marked with a little more intensity than in years past. This past week, a former football player spoke to students, and students signed a no-hazing pledge on campus and participated in a week’s worth of activities. In the past, said Jane Tuttle, assistant vice provost for student affairs, KU might have offered some programming for
greek organizations, but anonymously. this week’s efforts are tarHazing is a nationwide geted to groups of all sorts problem, university officials around the university. say, and they acknowledge The activities are among that KU certainly isn’t imother new KU efforts to mune. curb hazing. A hazing pre“I think it goes without vention task force with repsaying that the University KANSAS resentation from around UNIVERSITY of Kansas has had some inthe university and a new cidents in the past that have student conduct officer been quite public,” said Nick have worked to make new inroads Kehrwald, now in his first fall sewith student groups and others. mester as student conduct officer A website, preventhazing.ku.edu, after beginning in January. now allows anyone to report hazing KU placed its chapter of the Phi
Gamma Delta fraternity on a twoyear probation after an investigation revealed hazing occurred at the fraternity’s annual island party last year. At that party, KU freshman Matt Fritzie was left paralyzed after diving into a makeshift pool. The university also found its Interfraternity Council committed hazing violations related to paddling each other in February. Kehrwald has spent time speaking to student groups, parents and Please see KU, page 2A
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DEATHS SAVAGE SERVICES Graveside services for Shirley M. Savage, 73, Lawrence, will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mrs. Savage died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was Savage born Jan. 27, 1938, in Lawrence, the daughter of William and Clara Lebineau Henak Sr. She graduated from Linwood High School in 1956. She worked for Kansas Power and Light as an executive secretary, retiring after 20 years, and also was an Avon representative for 25 years.
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She married Richard Lee Savage on Aug. 30, 1958, in Eudora. He preceded her in death Jan. 13, 1993. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Kirkman, Linwood. Survivors include a daughter, Deidre Savage, Lawrence; a son, Anthony Savage and wife Brigid, Gainesville, Ga.; a brother, William Henak Jr., Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Betty Hoeykens, Platte Woods, Mo.; and a granddaughter, Hannah. The family suggests memorials to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.
BURWICK SERVICES Funeral services for Harvey Morris Burwick, 87, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Baptist Church in Dickinson, N.D. Burial will follow at Dickinson Cemetery. Mr. Burwick died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. He was born March 1, 1924, to Richard and Signe Johnson Burwick. He graduated from New England High School where he met and married Mary Alice Larson, and after residing in Dickinson and Lisbon, they established their farm in 1948 near the Daglum community southwest of Dickinson. They lived there until 1977, when they moved into Dickinson. He loved farming and was known for being progressive and wise in conservation practices. He owned Burwick’s Power Equipment from 1978 to 1984. He served on school boards, political committees and the board of directors for Williston Boy’s Home, and enjoyed being generous in support of missions. After retirement, he was very involved with the House of Manna in Dickinson. Also in his later years, Mr. Burwick enjoyed participating in the
lives of his stepchildren, and was active in Evangel Temple Assembly of God in Bismarck He married Mary Alice Larson on Dec. 20, 1944. She preceded him in death in 1990. He married Marvel Johnson Will on Aug. 7, 1994. She preceded him in death in 2005. Survivors include two sons, Rick Burwick and wife Monica, Lawrence, and Douglas Burwick and wife Linda, Ozark, Mo.; an adopted daughter, Kim Burwick, Springfield Mo.; six stepchildren, Vernon, Phyllis, Roger, Ruth, Faye and Lori; five grandchildren, Bryan, Regina, Trevor, Michael and Jeffrey; 12 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and other family members. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson. The family suggests memorials to House of Manna in Dickinson, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at stevensonfuneralhome.com or at rumsey-yost. com.
The Kansas School for the Deaf’s campus welcomed about a thousand alumni back to the school this weekend in celebration of the school’s 150th anniversary. For those who’ve spent their formative years at the school, the event is more than a high school reunion, said Sandra Kelly, director of the Deaf Cultural Center, which is across from the school. “It’s a family reunion,” she said. One of the school’s notable alumni, renowned artist Chuck Baird, made the trip back to reminisce with old friends, or what he calls his “school family.” Baird, who graduated from the school in 1967, has left his mark around the school, as examples of his “DeVIA,” short for Deaf View/Image Art, adorn the hallways and
Since graduating from the school, Baird has worked for various theater companies and art studios, and his work has been showcased all over the world. Baird, who was born in born in Kansas City, Mo., said students from the school instantly shared a deep connection. “Right away we have a bond,” he said. Baird said it’s clear to see the mission of the school in the success stories of former students. Chuck Baird, a 1967 graduate of “This school was designed the Kansas School for the Deaf and to bring the deaf and hard of renowned “DeVIA” artist, which is hearing to get educated so that they can be a whole pershort for Deaf Visual/Image Art. son,” he said, “to be citizens and give back to the community.” buildings on campus. See examples of “DeVIA” The art form is a combination of traditional me- artwork at LJWorld.com. dia — paintings, drawings, — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached sculptures — with elements at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/ of American Sign Language shaunhittle. mixed in.
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schools to join in. “There’s a lot of activities,” said Cameron, using sign language, interpreted for the Journal-World. Just more evidence to help fight the occasional stereotypes the deaf students at the school encounter. “It can be frustrating sometimes with a hearing person because they think that we’re limited,” he said. About half the roughly 150 students live near the school — which is part of the state’s public school system and is available to any deaf student in Kansas — and attend during the day, like Cameron. The other half live farther away from the school and stay in dorms on site during the week. Cameron, originally from South Korea, was adopted when he was 3 and started in the preschool program. Cameron had an early leg up on education, which is key, said Luanne Barron, the school’s assistant superintendent. Students can attend as early as age 3 and stay until they’re 21. Barron encourages students NN ATHERINE AGNER HOBE to enroll at the school as soon as possible because in many A Mass of Christian Burial cluded crocheting, reading, smaller Kansas towns, there for Ann Catherine Wagner and playing cards, and she just aren’t enough services Shobe, 82, Lawrence, will enjoyed spending time with for deaf students. be at 10 a.m. Thursday at her family. “In some rural areas, there St. John the She married Roy L. Shobe may not be an interpreter Evangelist Jr. on June 26, 1949, in all,” Barron said. Catholic Denver. He survives, of the Like some of the other Church in home. students, Cameron tried the Lawrence. Other survivors include public school system. He said Burial will five daughters; Cindy it was a good learning expefollow in Whiteley and husband Don, rience, but communicating Mount Lawrence, Becky Cooper and with other students was alCalvary husband Wayne, Edmond, ways an issue. Cemetery in Shobe Okla., Debby Gunselman and “It was really difficult to Lawrence. husband Terry, Lawrence, make friends,” Cameron said. Mrs. Shobe died Saturday, Sandy Rush and husband “I wanted to stay in the pubSept. 24, 2011, at Lawrence Terry, Oberlin, and Christy lic school, but communicaPresbyterian Manor. Shobe, Baldwin City; four tion was really difficult.” She was born April 12, sons, Ken Shobe and wife But here at the school for 1929 in Denver, the daughter Janice, Oberlin, Don Shobe the deaf, Cameron has the of William B. and Nora Ellen and wife Ellen, Lawrence, opportunity to make friends Ryan Wagner. Joe Shobe and wife Marie, who speak his language. She and her husband made Wichita, and Andy Shobe His experiences have their home in Oberlin and and wife Marcia, Fayettebeen so positive that one of moved to Lawrence in 1997 ville, Ark.; 16 grandchildren; his possible career choices from Garnett. They had also and five great-grandchildren. would be coming back to the previously lived in Ottawa. She was preceded in death Mrs. Shobe was a homeby a granddaughter, Emily maker. Shobe, and a great-grandson, While in Oberlin, she Alex Whiteley. worked as a dispatcher in A parish rosary will be rethe city and county law cited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at enforcement, operated an Warren-McElwain Mortuary CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A H&R Block tax preparation in Lawrence. The family will office, and with her husband, greet friends until 9 p.m. owned and operated the alumni about the issue. The The family suggests meDaylight Donut Shop. Also in morials to St. John the Evan- university has expanded its focus from greek organizaOberlin, she was a member gelist Catholic Church, the tions to many other student of the Sacred Heart Catholic Emily Shobe Memorial Art groups, including athletic Church Altar Society, the Scholarship, or to the Good Cosmopolitan Club, was a Samaritan Fund at Lawrence teams and student bands. Lioness in the Lion’s Club “I’m basically meeting with Presbyterian Manor, sent in and served as a Girl Scout care of the mortuary, 120 W. anyone who’s interested and leader. In Lawrence, she 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044. willing to listen,” he said, was a member of St. John though it’s not always an easy Online condolences may the Evangelist Catholic message to get across. “The be sent at warrenmcelwain. most difficult aspect to adChurch. Her hobbies incom. dress is why hazing is problematic.” In many cases, all the Man gets 3 years for removing monitor group members, including those who are being hazed, HUTCHINSON — A Hutchinson in July 2010 in a Stafford County agree to participate. And it man who is accused of threatendrug case when he cut the monidoes have some functional ing the president has been sentoring device off his ankle. His uses, he acknowledged. Haztenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for three-year sentence will run coning can create, for example, a removing an electronic monitorsecutive to the time her already sense of bonding and unity. ing device from his ankle. is serving for absconding from “Yes, it does that,” he said. The Hutchinson News parole in April in Harvey County. “The reason why it’s not alRamsey was charged in reports Michael Scott Ramsey lowed is because of the costpleaded no contest to the July with two federal counts benefit analysis.” charge last month. A pending of threatening the president’s In many cases, he said, charge of aggravated failure to life. Federal prosecutors say he groups can accomplish the appear was dismissed. made the threats in July 2009 same goals without the risky The 26-year-old was on parole and again two years later.
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school, which students and staff simply call KSD, after college to be a counselor. “KSD is very important to me,” he said.
Two languages Barron emphasizes that the school is a bilingual school, where students learn English and American Sign Language. “They’re two completely different languages,” she said. In addition to other state certification requirements, teachers at the school must also be certified in American Sign Language. The staff has both deaf and hearing faculty, Barron said. Classes are designed to give both languages equal weight, and that’s on full display in teacher Daniel Allen’s sixth-grade classroom for story time. During the week, the students were studying Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach.” As opposed to simply reading the story, Allen and the class also sign the words. The students giggle throughout Allen’s signing of the story, as he exaggerates the signs and adds in his own humorous facial expressions. “It’s one of my favorite things to do with my class,” Allen said. “I love it.” The performance aspect of story time embraced by Allen is key, he said, because it helps students connect the written word to the gestures and signing. “It’s a visual language,” Allen said. The visual aspect is a point emphasized by teachers and by the decoration of the school. At every corner of the several buildings on the campus, students are met with bright colors, murals and “deaf-visual” art, which is a combination of artwork and signing. Lining the school library are portraits with a visual element, such as a house with hands signing “home.” ‘Typical’ experiences And deaf families from all over the country make Olathe their home, in large part because of the reputation of the school and the city.
High school student Briella Diaz, 15, moved with her parents and siblings — all of whom are deaf — last year from Utah, after having trouble with services for the deaf in that state. “We knew there was a large deaf community here,” Briella said. “Everything’s ready to go here.” Briella talks in glowing terms of the community surrounding the school. Go into a store or restaurant, and you’re bound to run into another deaf person, she said. Police carry notebooks and are ready to write notes to residents during interactions, and businesses seem ready and willing to assist deaf customers. “There’s caption televisions everywhere,” Briella said. Supporting the deaf “is like the law here.” But occasionally, Briella said, she and her friends encounter someone not quite comfortable with a deaf person. “Some hearing people just back off,” she said. But that provides an opportunity. “It’s important to educate them.” When asked about what her life is like and what she likes to do, Briella uses the word “typical” a lot. She plays volleyball, competes on the academic bowl team, hangs out with friends and plans to go to college at Gallaudet University, a school for the deaf in Washington, D.C., that’s a popular college choice for the school’s students. Briella laughs when asked if there’s the typical gossip about boyfriends and girlfriends among the students. “Oh yeah, it’s real-life drama here,” she said. Ask Briella what it’s like being deaf, or going to a deaf school, and she just shrugs. They’re questions she’s been asked before, and she just doesn’t have any huge revelations about her experiences. “We just have a different language, that’s all,” she said.
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Is it appropriate for employers to evaluate an applicant’s social and hurtful behavior, the fraternity, serves on KU’s media? large alcohol consumption or the demeaning and humiliating actions. And it’s still against the law and university policy, he said. He still deals with many people who don’t think hazing is a major issue, he said. “There are better ways to do it that don’t place our students and your children at risk,” he tells parents. Groups can attend events together, for example, or participate together in outdoor activities, he said. Earlier this year, Cornell University moved to ban pledging practices at fraternities and sororities in the wake of a student death. Cornell’s president, David Skorton, directed greek chapters to develop a recruitment and initiation system that doesn’t involve students having to perform “dangerous or demeaning” acts as a condition of membership. Other universities have faced similar issues. Matt Araiza, a senior from Plano, Texas, and the president of Delta Lambda Phi
hazing prevention board. He said he’s enjoyed working to create a larger campus discussion about the issue. “We want to think we’re perfect,” he said. “We’re not, and there’s always room to improve.” Still, Kehrwald said, it’s a long-term fight. “This isn’t something you can spend a week focusing on and fix it,” he said. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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Leader rejects peace blueprint Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas strongly suggested Saturday that he would reject a peacemaking blueprint put forward by international mediators, saying he would not agree to any proposal that disregarded Palestinian conditions for the resumption of peace talks. Abbas, who returned to the West Bank on Saturday after submitting a statehood bid at the United Nations a day earlier, told reporters accompanying him that he was still studying the proposal by the peacemaking Quartet — the U.S., European Union, United Nations and Russia. But he appeared to tip his hand by saying “we will not deal with any initiative” that doesn’t demand a halt to Israeli settlement construction or negotiations based on borders before the 1967 War when Israel captured land the Palestinians claim for their state. 2 | YEMEN
President’s troops kill 40 In one of the bloodiest days of Yemen’s uprising, government troops backed by snipers and shelling attacked a square full of Yemeni protesters Saturday and battled with pro-opposition forces in the capital, killing at least 40 people and littering the streets with bodies. The violence signaled an accelerated attempt by President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his loyalists to crush their rivals and tighten his grip on the country after his return a day earlier from Saudi Arabia, where he has been undergoing treatment for the past three months for wounds suffered in an assassination attempt. One of Saleh’s top rivals, Maj. Gen. Ali Mohsen alAhmar, called for international help, asking the U.S. and other regional powers to rein him in.
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MILTON HAMBLIN, 4, of Lawrence was faceto-face with an alpaca on Saturday at Kaw Valley Alpacas, 22925 Hemphill Road, between Lawrence and Tonganoxie. Macel 3 | GENEVA and Bruce Koerth opened their farm to UBS CEO resigns over $2.3B loss the public as part of National Alpaca Farm UBS chief executive Oswald Gruebel has resigned over Days. The Koerths have nearly 40 alpacas a $2.3 billion loss caused by rogue trading at its investat their property, and also show off alpaca ment division, which is to be restructured now to prevent fleece, yarn and finished goods. AT RIGHT, similar incidents in future, the Swiss bank said Saturday. Gruebel, who had come under heavy pressure Macel Koerth heads out with a bucket from shareholders over the scandal, said he hoped of feed while giving a tour of her family’s his resignation would allow the bank to restore its alpaca farm. The open house continues reputation in the eyes of clients and investors. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. “As CEO, I bear full responsibility for what occurs at UBS,” he said in a memo to staff. “From my first day on the job I placed the reputation of the bank above all else. That is why I want to and must act according to my convictions.” UBS Europe chief Sergio P. Ermotti will take over immediately as interim chief executive until Gruebel’s replacement is appointed.
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Putin to run for president in 2012 Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will likely return to power as president next year after President Dmitry Medvedev nominated him Saturday as the ruling political party’s candidate for the March 2012 presidential elections. The announcement signaled Medvedev’s willingness to step down after a single term in office and to yield leadership to Putin, who served two terms as president during 2000-08 but was barred from running again in 2008 due to term limits. The move ended speculation about the country’s likely next leader and triggered sharp criticism from Russia’s opposition, which condemned the proposed power swap as an anti-reform move that will lead to economic stagnation. After the March elections, Russia’s next president will serve six years instead of the previous four-year terms, under a constitutional change.
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Lawrence resident Vernon Burkett was among more than 1,200 people who attended the annual health fair Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. “It’s where all of the healthy people hang for one day a year,” the 56-year-old joked. Not only did he enjoy catching up with neighbors and friends, but he did what health professionals encourage everyone to do — practice prevention. He had the following health screenings at the fair: Body Mass Index, blood pressure, hearing, height and weight measurement, oral cancer, vision, waist circumference, glucose, skin cancer, bone density and prostate. Burkett didn’t share any results but said he considers himself fairly healthy. “I can touch my toes,” he said, with a smile. Aynsley Anderson, LMH community education coordinator, said the health fair has grown immensely during the past 30 years. This year, there were 30 educational exhibits Please see HEALTH, page 4A
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Dudes, we can help. Area skateboarders are meeting on a weekly basis to talk about how the city could best spend $125,000 to improve the existing skateboard facility at Centennial Park, which is just west of Iowa Street between Sixth and Ninth streets. “We’re just trying to make sure it is legitimate,” said Addison Toelkes, a 19-year old Lawrence skater. “We think it would just be cool to sit down and think about what we could 5 | WASHINGTON, D.C. do with the city.” Skaters have begun meeting Satellite likely in Pacific Ocean at 6 p.m. every Monday at White It’s as big as a bus and weighs 6 tons, but officials Chocolate, 933 Mass., a downprobably will never be able to pinpoint exactly where town skateboarding retailer, to a massive NASA satellite plummeted to Earth. discuss ideas for the park. The NASA space junk scientists believe that all — or meetings began after city comnearly all — of the parts of their 20-year-old dead missioners approved, as part of satellite safely plunged into the Pacific Ocean, likely their 2012 budget, $125,000 for missing land. But if their estimates are off, by only Parks and Recreation to repair five minutes or so, fiery pieces could have fallen on the existing facility. parts of northwestern North America. Parks and Recreation leaders No injuries or damage have been reported on land, said they’ll be glad to hear comwhich NASA officials said was a good indication the ments from the skating comsatellite went into the ocean. munity and said the group still
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ADDISON TOELKES, 19, Lawrence, is a regular user of the city’s skateboard park, which opened in 1998. The city and local skateboarding enthusiasts are working together to make some improvements and upgrades to the facility in Centennial Park. has time to make its thoughts known. Mark Hecker, superintendent for parks and maintenance, said planning for the project likely will take place this winter, with construction occurring in the spring.
Hecker said the department’s current thinking is that the $125,000 will be enough to replace the surface of the skate park and also replace
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Here are some facts that were revealed through a Health Challenge Questionnaire at Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s annual health fair on Saturday: ! Kansas has the fourth-fastestgrowing obesity rate in the country. ! 21.7 percent of people are living below the poverty line in Douglas County. ! One in four adults experience a mental health disorder in a given year. ! 20 years ago, there were 500 calories in the average slice of pizza. Now there are 800. ! 18 percent of Douglas County residents eat the recommended five daily servings of fruits and vegetables. ! The best way to extinguish a fire in a pan on the stove is to place a lid over the pan. ! A person who is 51 or older should not consume more than 1,500 milligrams of sodium each day. ! One in seven women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. ! Open enrollment for 2012 Medicare Prescription Drug coverage begins Oct. 15. ! 50 percent of people over age 75 have a fall each year.
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and 16 screenings offered. Here are some tips from a handful of medical care providers: !"Dr. Kathani Amin of Kansas Medical Clinic Dermatology — Everyone should get a skin cancer screening every year by a dermatologist and do a self examination once a month. Look for asymmetry, irregularity and color variation and watch moles that are larger than a pencil eraser. If there is anything changing, itching, bleeding or tender, seek professional help. More than 700,000 Americans develop skin cancer every year. “If you catch these things early, then they are preventable and curable. If you don’t then it could cause problems down the line,” she said. When it comes to sunscreen, she advises people to use one with a Sun Protection Factor of 45 or higher and to apply it 30 minutes before going outside and then reapply every two hours if active. She said there’s no such thing as a waterproof sunscreen. !" Karin Denes-Collar of Heartland Community Health Center — With the holidays approaching, she encourages people to not overschedule themselves. “Less is more sometimes,”
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the wooden half-pipe with a more durable material. But Josh Johnson, a 38-year-old area skater, said he wants to survey users of the park to determine what type of changes they want to see at the facility. Johnson said many skate parks in the Kansas City area are bowl-like facilities or “empty swimming pools” that promote a different style of skating than the “street park” style of skating that occurs at the current facility. “It would surprise me if people really push for major
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DR. SCOTT HICKMAN measures corneal thickness on Gulbanu Jiwani, Lawrence, center, during a vision screening Saturday at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s annual Health and Wellness Fair at LMH. At right, waiting for her screening, is Shahnez Farishta, Lawrence.
L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD screened,” she said. When cervical conditions are discovered and treated at a pre-cancerous stage, survival rate is nearly 100 percent. Yet 4,600 women die from cervical cancer each year in the U.S. !" Raymond Munoz of Douglas County Dental Clinic — Brush your teeth twice a day, at morning and night, and floss daily, preferably before you go to bed. He said staff have seen people at the clinic who haven’t brushed their teeth in several weeks. When you don’t take care of your teeth, gum disease and cavities become painful and costly issues. The clinic provides general dental care to children and adults who meet income guidelines and do not have dental insurance. It served 2,800 people last year. While packing up, Anderson also offered advice: Get a medical home and have an annual wellness exam. She said it’s important to know your numbers when it comes to blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. “Oh, and don’t forget to follow general healthy lifestyle habits like not smoking, eating nutritiously, exercising and managing stress,” she said.
she said. “That stressful time over the holidays can lead people to depression and anxiety — either during or after. So it’s an easy way to help yourself.” She said about 70 percent of the health issues that show up in primary care, like diabetes or high blood pressure, are related to behavioral health issues like stress and depression. That’s why there is a big push nationwide to integrate the two into primary medical homes, like Heartland does. !" Paula Naughtin of Midwest Transplant Network — Learn about organ donation and then make your decision known to loved ones. She said there are more than 100,000 people waiting
for an organ, and one person can save up to eight people with organs and enhance up to 50 lives with tissue. “There’s a huge need for all of it,” she said. If you want to become an organ donor, register online at donatelifekansas.com and talk to your family. !"Kelly Nightengale of Early Detection Works — Women should get a Pap test to check for an infection, abnormal cervical cells or cervical cancer beginning at age 21 or three years after the onset of sexual intercourse. Cervical cancer does not show symptoms until it’s in advanced — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be stages. “I can’t stress enough reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at that the best protection for WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter. com/WellCommons. cervical cancer is getting
changes to the park,” Johnson said. “Mostly we just want to have input on how the money gets spent.” Johnson said he plans to pass out surveys at the park over the next several weeks. Depending on what the surveys find, he said he and some other older skaters may try to organize a fundraising effort to help supplement the city’s funds. “Hopefully, we can all get together and think creatively and do something unique,” Johnson said. Hecker said the Parks and Recreation Department would be happy to work with the skaters on doing some “targeted fundraising,” meaning that the group could pick a particular feature of the park that it would like to fund.
Hecker said there was some opportunity to expand the park slightly, but he said the main focus would be to repair the surface, which has become badly cracked since the park was created in 1998. “What’s there right now is obviously not ideal,” Hecker said. But it is busy. Toelkes, who said he skates about every day, said it was not unusual to have 70 people at the park, some skating and some “who just hang out and act goofy.” Johnson said he thinks the numbers will grow because many younger skaters are now sticking with the sport as they age. Hecker said the department recognizes the value of having a skate park. In fact, he said the skate park and the
adjacent Frisbee golf course — two sports that weren’t on many radar screens 25 years ago — have made Centennial Park one of the busier parks in the city. “It seems like you can go by the skate park every night and the lights are on,” Hecker said. “It is a busy place.” Commissioners approved the $125,000 worth of skate park improvements as part of a $1 million package of maintenance projects that also includes repairs to the Riverfront and New Hampshire parking garages, City Hall roof repairs, outdoor swimming pool and slide repairs, and Deerfield Park repairs. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter. com/clawhorn_ljw.
Suspect in teen’s death seeks to bar evidence By Roxana Hegeman Associated Press
WICHITA — The man accused of killing a 14-yearold Great Bend girl does not want jurors at his capital murder trial to hear evidence of his relationship with the teenager. Attorneys for Adam Joseph Longoria, 37, filed a motion Friday in Barton County District Court asking the judge to prohibit prosecutors from presenting such evidence, saying it is immaterial to the case. The defense contended the testimony is nothing more than a “blatant attempt” to prejudice the jury. “If the proffered testimony were admitted, the speculation and conjecture would so prejudice Mr. Longoria as to deny him his constitutional right to a fair trial,” his attorneys wrote. The defense filing came in response to a notice that the state plans to introduce evidence that Longoria became “obsessed” with Alicia DeBolt after meeting her at a birthday party. The missing girl’s charred body, with traces of duct tape on her ankle and face, was found last year at the Ven-
ture Corp. asphalt plant where Longoria w o r k e d southwest of Great Bend. COURTS Longoria faces amended charges of capital murder, attempted rape and criminal solicitation of a minor. A new preliminary hearing on revised charges is set for Oct. 5. The state alleges Longoria’s “fixation” with Alicia started July 17, 2010, when he met her at a birthday party for his live-in girlfriend, Eva Brown. He then saw Alicia again the following night. “He began to woo Alicia by fawning over her and providing her with mixed alcohol drinks. He wanted Alicia to be ‘his girl,’” prosecutors wrote. “When another male took her home at the end of the party, the defendant became upset, later accusing
this individual of blocking his attempts to have sex with Alicia.” Longoria and Alicia began texting July 18, 2010, exchanging 55 messages that day, the state contends. The then 36-year-old Longoria, who claimed to be 25, reportedly called Alicia “miss shy” and “hot stuff” and asked her to send him a picture, which she did. He also reportedly offered to pick her up and take her out multiple times. The state’s motions also said Brown entered into a “texting war with Alicia” and asked her to stop talking to Longoria. When Alicia asked Longoria if he was dating Brown, he allegedly replied, “No ex.” Prosecutors allege Longoria attempted unsuccessfully on four previous occasions to get the girl in the car with him. “On August 21, 2010, the defendant’s depraved fantasy came true,” prosecutors wrote. “He started to text Alicia at 9:46 p.m. He lured Ali-
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cia into his vehicle, took her to an isolated area, attempted to rape her, and killed her.” The state argued that the nature of the relationship between Longoria and the girl tends to prove the identity of the person who killed her, arguing that makes the evidence admissible at his trial. In their response, his defense attorneys contended that what the state is actually seeking is to prejudice Longoria by painting a picture of him as someone who was obsessed with Alicia. “It is important to note that this ‘obsession’ is nothing more than the opinion of the state based upon their interpretation of selected events, some of which don’t even entail Mr. Longoria,” his attorneys wrote.
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Sunday, September 25, 2011
Path to college degree getting longer, costlier
Coach Turner Gill established the policy of removing the names By Suzanne Perez Tobias from the jerseys. He is happy The Wichita Eagle with the policy and has not WICHITA — For most Kangiven any indication that it sas college students, the ever will change. road to a degree takes longer than four years. That means drawn-out expenses — and more debt — for students and parents. It means lower rankings for Kansas schools in annual publications such as U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.” For many, it means scholarships dwindle, tuition rises and careers — with the paychecks required to pay back those student loans — are delayed. In fact, in Kansas and across the country, instituSOUND OFF tions known as “four-year colleges” often are not that If you have a question, call at all. 832-7297 or send email to “The reality is, fewer and fewer people can do it in four email@example.com. years,” said Keith Pickus, interim provost at Wichita State University. “It’s atypical to finish in four.” Last year the Kansas Board of Regents set a goal to increase the freshman retention rate and graduation rate at public universities. It also approved reducing graduation requirements in Kansas By Aaron Couch from 124 to 120 hours. Read more responses and add Kansas University also your thoughts at LJWorld.com plans to update — and likely reduce — its general educaWhat is your earliest tion requirements, the slate of memory? courses students must comAsked in Watson Park, Sixth plete outside their majors. One in five students who and Kentucky streets are ready to graduate and have met the requirements of their majors discover that they haven’t completed one or more general-education requirements, Jack Martin, director of strategic communications at KU, said. “Those students end up having to go back for that class or two — or they don’t (go back), and many don’t get a degree,” he said. According to the university’s Office of Institutional Research and Planning, less than a third of the 2005 freshMeagan Vestal, men class graduated in 2009 Halloween Express em— and that’s not counting the ployee, 20 percent who leave after Tonganoxie “I was two and a half, and my their first year. The KU average is above little brother walked into a the 28 percent four-year pool using his walker.” graduation rate for U.S. pub-
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LIGHT THE NIGHT
Walk a bright spot for those affected by cancer By Aaron Couch firstname.lastname@example.org
They carried illuminated balloons down Mass. Street by the hundreds. Red in support of cancer patients, blue for those who had survived it, and gold for those who had lost someone to cancer. The eighth annual Light the Night Walk, held Saturday night, was a chance to raise awareness and raise funds for cancer research and treatment. Domenico Idoni drove 18 hours I am from Baltimore to grateful to support of be here. To Rod Barnes, go from a a local physician physician to a patient bc ha tr tol ni ni gc has been a lymphocytic leukemia. maturing experience.” “I think so much of him. I refer — Rod Barnes, a to him as my local physician bat- guardian antling chronic lym- gel,” Idoni phocytic leukemia said. Idoni had been a patient of Barnes for 20 years, traveling from Maryland to Lawrence for treatments. He and his wife also came to town years ago so Barnes could deliver two of their children. “It’s a thrill to be here and be a part of this,” Idoni said. The walk began with food and festivities at Watson Park, Sixth and Kentucky streets. There were hot dogs and inflatable games for children Others wearing “Team Barnes” T-shirts also peppered the crowd. Cathy Rosebaugh, a patient of Barnes, said she was happy to see him get so much support. For Barnes, the walk was an opportunity to thank those who had supported him through his treatment and who were raising money for research. “I am grateful to be here. To go from a physician to a patient has been a maturing experience,” Barnes said.
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AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ! Pine Family Farms, which for about the last 15 years has operated one of the larger sod farms in the area on property just east of the Tee Pee Junction in North Lawrence, has sold the sod business to a Wichita-based firm, SodShop. The Pines will continue to operate their landscaping materials business, Pine Family Landscape Center, at 1783 E. 1500 Road. That business sells decorative stones, mulch, soil additives, outdoor fire places and other products, in addition to having a contract to serve as landscaping consultants for the Kansas Speedway. Pine Family partner Brian Pine said the slowdown in the area home building industry caused the family to make a decision. “The turf grass business is like a lot of businesses right now,” Pine said. “To make a go of it, you need to have some size and spread out geographically to make it work. We needed to either head in that direction or take this opportunity to sell.” The SodShop has a sod farm near Wichita, but has been looking to add a second sod farm to its operations to better serve customers in the region from Kansas City to Manhattan, said Tony Wilbur, a partner in the business. The company bought the sod farm business and equipment from the Pines, but the Pines continue to own the approximately 155 acres of real estate that the sod farm is located on, Pine said. The SodShop plans to employ about five people as part of the Lawrence operations, and Wilbur’s son, Wade Wilbur, will be serving as the on-site manager for the business. !"A new gourmet food store is planned on East 23rd Street. Lawrence resident Karen Sue Carlson is renovating space at the K-10 Marketplace — 23rd and Harper — for CopperLeaf Gourmet. The company has been selling spice blends, sauces and jellies in retailers around the country and
locally for several years. But now Carlson is opening a space to do some of her own production work and to sell a few items directly to the public. The company produces several seasonings — such as steak, garlic pepper, Cajun and others — along with pepper jellies and barbecue and steak sauces. CopperLeaf has been outsourcing its production, but the new location will allow it to begin producing some of its own products — primarily the sauces and jellies. The location also will include about 400-square-foot shop where Carlson will sell her products and other products made by local companies and members of the Kansas City Food Artisans group. She hopes to have the location open by mid-October. !"Lisa Giroux, a teacher at the Yoga Center of Lawrence, has passed the second half of an intensive certification assessment and is now certified as an Iyengar yoga instructor through the Iyengar National Association of the United States. The two-part certification is taken after rigorous study for many years with senior Iyengar teachers, with whom Giroux has more than 1,000 hours of training. She has also studied with BKS Iyengar and Geeta Iyengar in their visits to the West, and will study in Pune, India, with them this fall. Giroux has been studying and practicing yoga in the Iyengar tradition since 1995. !"Neil Gaskin, co-owner of Natural Breeze Remodeling, recently received an award from the Kansas Health Care Association. KHCA selected Gaskin as “Kansas Care Hero Honoree of the Year” for his and Natural Breeze Remodeling’s contributions and volunteer work for the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association. The Douglas County VNA nominated Gaskin and Natural Breeze for their continued support over the years.
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Sunday, September 25, 2011
Runner community supports senior battling cancer with T-shirt tribute orange heart and the message â€œWe love you Scintila.â€? Cancer may have taken away BONNER SPRINGS â€” Scintila Capallaâ€™s ability to run for the Capallaâ€™s presence has been moment, but her fellow runners absent from the starting line hadnâ€™t forgotten about her. this season at cross country Beyond rivals races. The Bonner Springs High Word that Capalla had deSchool senior has good rea- veloped cancer rattled her son, though. Bonner Springs teammates Just weeks after break- and coaches, but the Bravesâ€™ ing the school record in the competition also took the 3,200 meters early in the 2011 news with a heavy heart. track season, Capallaâ€™s times Basehor-Linwood cross stopped dropping. Soon it be- country coach Jeff Venema came painful to walk, let alone was surprised when he looked run. Capalla didnâ€™t know what over the list of Bonner Springs was wrong. She had trained entries for the season-opening so hard and thought she had Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Indone everything right. vitational and saw Capalla Early in the summer, a wasnâ€™t going to run. six-centimeter tumor was â€œI said, â€˜Whatâ€™s wrong with discovered in Capallaâ€™s right Scintila?â€™ Venema recalled, knee. In mid-July she was di- adding that he assumed Caagnosed with osteosarcoma, palla had an injured hama form of bone cancer. string or other minor injury. Since then she has under- â€œThey said, â€˜Oh, well, she has gone eight rounds of chemo- bone cancer.â€™â€? therapy at Childrenâ€™s Mercy Venema was floored. Hospital. She still has two more BLHS sophomore Ally to go. Then she will have knee- Laney finished first at the replacement surgery, followed Bobcat Invitational in early by five more months of chemo. September. It quickly beIf all goes well, her treatments came clear one of her fiercest will be done by April. competitors wasnâ€™t there. Itâ€™ll be too late to revive a â€œThat first race, once I finpromising high school run- ished I noticed something ning career that saw Capalla was missing,â€? Laney recalled develop into the Bravesâ€™ top of noticing Capallaâ€™s absence. cross country runner, as well â€œAs soon as I went up to her as a track standout. friends, they were crying and â€œItâ€™s kind of sad,â€? Capalla told me everything. I was like, says. â€œIâ€™d be having a lot of â€˜Wow.â€™ It felt weird (not havfun my senior year if I could ing her in the race) because run â€Ś but itâ€™s all right.â€? sheâ€™s always right there beCapalla certainly misses hind me, and she pushes me.â€? running, but on a recent SatAfter the meet, the Bobcats urday at the Bonner Springs sprang into action. Invitational, she found out Venema began to brainjust how much the running storm, and he soon came up community misses her. with a T-shirt tribute. Bonner Springs girls coach â€œI got to thinking: Weâ€™re Rob Marriott asked Capalla supposed to be rivals with to attend the home meet and Bonner Springs, and so it fire the starting gun for the would be nice if a rival school varsity girlsâ€™ race. It would be did something for Scintila,â€? a way for her to participate in Venema said. â€œSo I got with her final home meet. my team and made the sugWhen Capalla arrived, she gestion, and they were immewas greeted by 480 people â€” diately for it. They said, â€˜We teammates, coaches, adminis- know this girl from track and trators and parents from BSHS cross country,â€™ and everyand numerous other schools body thought that was a great â€” wearing T-shirts bearing an thing to do for her.â€?
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Venema checked with Marriott and BSHS boys coach Bill Downing â€” Capallaâ€™s track coach â€” to make sure the tribute would be OK. After that, Venema spread the word to other programs competing in the meet, and they eagerly joined the tribute. Kaw Valley League rivals Lansing and Mill Valley wore shirts, as did nearby programs like De Soto and faraway schools like Pittsburg. The Paola program went a step further, rounding up financial donations to help support the Capalla family. â€œDistance runners protect their own,â€? Venema said, explaining why so many programs wanted to participate. â€œThey respect her personally,â€? Downing said. â€œTheyâ€™ve seen her work ethic and how far sheâ€™s come ever since she was a freshman. And sheâ€™s so likable. Sheâ€™s somebody that other coaches and runners
her. On that Saturday, she sported a camouflage hat, one of the tribute T-shirt and a content smile. Sheâ€™s facing a challenge far more grueling than any cross country course could throw at her, but her fellow runners made sure her senior season included a memorable moment in the spotlight. â€œShe seems like a great kid, and the kind of thing sheâ€™s going through should never happen to any kid,â€? Venema said. â€œSo if we can just help her have a special day, then thatâ€™s great.â€? For Capalla, the gesture was completely unexpected, and it warmed her heart. â€œI was very surprised,â€? Capalla said of her reaction to the T-shirts, a smile glowing on her face. â€œBut it was a good surprise. I just loved it.â€?
Sheâ€™s somebody that other coaches and runners talk to themselves, so it shows a lot of respect for her and the kind of person that she is.â€? â€” Bill Downing, who is track coach to Scintila Capalla, a Bonner Springs High School senior who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer
talk to themselves, so it shows during, whether itâ€™s hair loss, a lot of respect for her and the fatigue or any of the other side effects that come from kind of person that she is.â€? chemotherapy. A sympathetic voice â€œWhen we talk about her, Perhaps no runner outside Iâ€™m in tears because I see of the Bonner Springs program what sheâ€™s going through,â€? was more excited to wear her Laney said. tribute T-shirt than Laney. At the same time, Laney One of Capallaâ€™s closest dis- also knows the odds are not tance-running competitors â€” insurmountable. Laney won their cross country â€œSheâ€™s really strong,â€? Laney matchups last year while Ca- said of Capalla. â€œShe can get palla was faster on the track through it.â€? â€” the pair have another comStar for a day mon bond with cancer. If not for the crutches Laney battled leukemia when she was 3 years old. Capalla uses for support, She knows firsthand some of it would be difficult to tell â€” Bonner Springs Chieftain sports editor Chris Wristen can be reached at 913-424-4048. the challenges Capalla is en- something isnâ€™t right with
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World powers attempt to contain debt crisis By Gabriele Steinhauser and Martin Crutsinger Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Global finance officials pledged on Saturday to take bolder moves to confront a European debt crisis that threatens to plunge the world into another deep recession. But sharp disagreements about exactly what to do can’t offer much reassurance to markets rocked by uncertainly in recent weeks. The United States and other countries outside of Europe fear the economic fallout at home from the European crisis. They are raising the pressure on Europeans to settle their differences and agree on a plan to rescue heavily indebted European countries. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner bluntly told officials at a meeting of the International Monetary Fund Geithner that time was running short to stave off potential domino-style defaults in Europe. European governments, he said, need to join with the European Central Bank to provide stronger support to calm market fears. He said the ECB, the central bank for the 17 nations that use the euro as a common currency, should make sure that financially troubled countries trying to reform their economies can get loans at affordable rates and that European banks have access to the capital they need to operate. Fears that Greece is in danger of defaulting on its debt have rattled U.S. and global markets. Such a development would add to the stress for major banks in France and Germany that have a large exposure to Athens’ debt. It also would further strain on other heavily indebted Portugal and Ireland, and even bigger economies such as Italy and Spain. For the week, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 6.4 percent, its worst performance since Oct. 10, 2008, when it dropped 18 percent at the height of the U.S. financial crisis. “The threat of cascading default, bank runs and catastrophic risk must be taken off the table,” Geithner told the IMF’s policy committee. “Decisions as to how to conclusively address the region’s problems cannot wait until the crisis gets even more severe.”
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Road work planned this week Lawrence ! Mill and overlay project began Sept. 7 on Kasold Street from Trail to Peterson roads. There will be at least one lane of traffic open in each direction. Completion: mid-October. !" Resurfacing project on County Road 1061 from the Franklin County line to North 1200 Road. Traffic will be restricted to one lane and will be controlled through the work area. Completion: Nov. 4. ! Water main rehabilitation on Kentucky, Ninth, 18th, 13th and Tennessee streets. Parking and a travel lane on Kentucky will be closed, as will parking and travel lanes on Tennessee. Single-lane traffic will still run through the areas. Completion: 2012. ! Single-lane traffic on Kasold Drive between Clinton Parkway and 31st Street for rebuilding of road. Eastbound traffic on Clinton Parkway will have one through lane and one left turn lane. Right turns onto Kasold will be allowed from the through lane. Access from side streets is right-turn only. Completion: late November. ! Add center turn lane on Kasold Drive from Clinton Parkway to 31st streets. Southbound traffic will use the lane already being used, and northbound traffic will switch to new pavement. Drivers passing through the construction zone via Clinton Parkway eastbound will be limited to one through lane and one left turn lane. Completion: late fall. ! Kansas River levee closed for construction of Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank, so users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012.
! Second phase of overlay and crack-sealing projects could mean temporary single-lane closures. For a map of the overlay projects, visit lawrenceks.org. ! Final phase of a mill/ overlay of Sixth Street between Missouri and Iowa streets. All that remains is completion of a turn lane near Michigan Street. Completion: mid-September. ! Pavement patching and curb work on Delaware Street from 19th Street to East 22nd Terrace and on East 22nd Terrace from Learnard Avenue to Delaware Street. Completion: late September. ! Three speed humps are to be installed, affecting traffic on Carmel and Wimbledon drives from 18th Street to Inverness Drive. Completion: late September.
Douglas County ! Kansas River Bridge resurfacing project. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on U.S. Highway 40-59. Completion: late October. U.S. Highway 24 ! There will be intermittent effect on the highway and Airport Road related to installation of a sanitary sewer improvements for Lawrence Municipal Airport. Completion: mid-September (weather permitting). !" Resurfacing project began Thursday with varying lane closures both eastbound and westbound over a 10-mile stretch of highway. Drivers should plan for 15-minute delays at the maximum. Completion: mid-October. U.S. Highway 59 ! Northbound lanes over the Wakarusa River bridge will be reduced to one lane during repair and resurfac-
ing project. Completion: late October. ! North 200 Road closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012.
Interstate 70/Kansas Turnpike ! Pavement repair will close varying lanes in Topeka from the Adams Interchange to the Kansas Turnpike Authority toll booth. Completion: early September. ! Project maintenance will close westbound Interstate 470 to westbound I-70 bridge in Shawnee County for repair work. A marked detour will be provided. Completion: midOctober. ! Reconstruction of three miles just east of Lawrence. One-lane traffic each direction between mile markers 208 and 211. Access to the Lawrence Service Area will remain open. Expect delays during rush hour. Completion: November. ! Replacement of 142nd Street bridge in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. Both lanes of 142nd Street closed between Kansas and Riverview avenues. Daily lane closures could occur on I-70 and the right shoulder. Completion: late fall. Interstate 435 ! Pavement repair from 87th Street to Midland Drive and on the Holiday Drive interchange ramps in Johnson County. Lane closures from 7 p.m. through noon Monday through Friday and from 7 p.m. until 1 p.m. on the weekend. Completion: late October. Kansas Highway 10 !" Westbound right lane will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Lexington Avenue in De Soto for bridge and rail repair.
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Sunday, September 25, 2011
FORD MOTOR COMPANY CEO ALAN MULALLY comments during an interview Sept. 2 with The Associated Press in New York. Mulally grew up in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He was previously an executive at Boeing.
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market, are about one-sixth of GM’s. And slow growth in the U.S. is hindering a comeback in car sales. Mulally spoke with The Associated Press about the economy, the car industry and his management style. Excerpts appear below, edited for length and clarity.
What are your biggest worries about the economy?
We’re generally on the right track, but it is going to be a slower recovery than we’ve ever had before. The private sector leading us out of this recession is the most important thing.
that we all created, starting with all of us living beyond our means. We’re straightening that out right now. It’s going to take a little while but we can do it. But what’s really right is the economic model and capitalism and us holding ourselves accountable for making products and services that people really do Some Ford workers are want. And the market gets upset about your compen- to decide who’s successful, sation. (Mulally made $26.5 right? million in salary, stock options, bonus and other com(Tell us) more about you pensation last year). What personally and also you in would you say to an hourly the workplace, your manworker who asks why your agement style. pay is fair when a new hire I have always wanted to makes less than $30,000 a contribute to something that year? was meaningful and that My compensation is entire- helped people. I found my ly tied to the success of Ford. dream at Boeing. I love airThe vast majority of my com- planes and I love design. I pensation is at risk, because also felt like what I was really the numbers that you see are doing was providing safe and only realizable if we profit- efficient transportation and ably grow the corporation. helping people get together And that’s the way it should around the world. I don’t be. I believe in it so much have to be the smartest or the that most of the management brightest. I love working with team and most of the salary a lot of talented people to do team — and also our wonder- something that you can’t do ful employees that are repre- just by yourself. sented by the UAW — have How do you bring everyhad profit-sharing plans. body together around doing We’re continuing to talk to- something? You need a comgether about how to align all pelling vision, a clear strategy of our compensation even (and) relentless implementamore. Because the most im- tion. I just love seeing people portant thing for everybody get a chance to perform and is that they get a chance to do something in a meaningful participate in the profitable way. I think everybody needs growth that we deliver. to be included. I’ve found that when everybody knows Would you say there’s a what the plan is and they problem in this country be- know what the status is, and cause of the gap between everybody is helping each what the richest make and other, magic things happen. what the middle class is earning? Tell us about some of the I really believe in capital- people you’ve learned from. ism and I think it has served So many people I’ve the United States fantastical- learned so much from, startly. It’s so important that we ing with my mother, (who just take stock about what is taught me to) contribute to right about America. something important, treat We’re going through a others the way you want to rough patch. We’re fixing be treated and that the pursome issues associated with pose of life is to love and be a couple of really big bubbles loved, in that order.
So many people I’ve learned so much from, starting with my mother, (who taught me to) contribute to something important, treat others President Obama called the way you want to be treated and that the you when he was on Mar- purpose of life is to love and be loved, in that order. tha’s Vineyard. Did he ask for advice on the economy? What he wanted to know, because we interact with so many customers, (was) how consumers (are) feeling about everything. They’re looking for both near-term action on jobs and the economy, but they’re also looking for longer-term solutions on our debt, on our budget deficits, our trade imbalances. They’re looking for more clarity on where the United States is going, so that they can plan their near-term actions against the long term.
Why aren’t companies using their cash stockpiles to hire more? The consumer has pulled back. We’re ready with the products and services that people really do want, but we’re going to match our production of goods and services, cars and trucks, to what the real demand is. We’re very disciplined about that. The worst thing you could do is make more than what the market wants, which our industry has done sometimes in the past. The demand is still very, very low. Is it a permanent trend that people want more fuelefficient cars? I sure think so. Most of us in the United States and around the world know that we are going to pay more for energy going forward. There will be ups and downs but, in general, it is more expensive to find oil and bring it to market than ever before. So fuel efficiency has just continued to move as the number one consideration. It doesn’t make any difference whether it’s a new Ford Fiesta or an
— Ford CEO Alan Mulally F-150 (pickup truck), the customers want the most fuelefficient vehicle. Take us through how, inside your company, that changes things. If you look at Ford historically in the United States, we were about 70 percent trucks and bigger SUVs and made 30 percent cars. Around the world, the percentage is the opposite way. But in the United States, we are moving to a tremendously balanced portfolio of small, medium and large vehicles. Over the next few years, we’ll be at the place where nearly 60 percent of our vehicles are small- or medium-sized cars, and about 40 percent will be the larger SUVs and trucks. It really is a tremendous transformation of Ford. How do you make (transformation) happen? Every Thursday, we’re all linked up on the Internet and in two and a half hours, we go through about 320 charts. All the charts have the areas that need special attention. We review the entire operation. You can’t fool anybody. Do you have a compelling vision? Do you have a comprehensive strategy to deliver that vision? And are we going to work together to relentlessly implement that? When you do that, it’s like everybody is involved. We have a laser focus now. Every vehicle had to be best in class, quality, fuel efficiency, safety. That is benchmarked against the competition. Everybody knows everything.
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LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION Agenda highlights • 6:35 p.m. Tuesday • City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets • Knology Channel 25 • Meeting documents online at lawrenceks.org
Leaders to look at rate-dollar policy BOTTOM LINE City commissioners will consider a new policy that defines when it is appropriate for the city to take rate dollars paid to the city’s water, sewer, trash and other “enterprise” funds and use those dollars to help pay for costs in other city departments.
Freed Americans head home MUSCAT, OMAN — Two Americans freed from an Iranian prison told reporters Saturday they were “eager to go home” just before boarding their flight to the U.S. from Oman, the Gulf state that helped mediate their release after more than two years in custody on accusations of spying. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were scheduled to arrive home today, according to Samantha Topping, a spokeswoman for
their families. The two were released from Tehran’s Evin prison under a $1 million bail deal and arrived in Oman on Wednesday in the first leg of their journey home. There they were reunited with joyful relatives. Iran’s Foreign Ministry called their release a gesture of Islamic mercy.
Plane with 19 on board crashes
while attempting to land in dense fog in Nepal today, police and eyewitnesses said. A witness said 18 bodies were pulled out of the wreckage of the plane, which was carrying 19 people. The Beechcraft plane belonging to Buddha Air was carrying 16 foreign tourists and three crew members and crashed at Bisankunarayan village, just a few miles south of the capital, Katmandu. Police officials near the crash site said rescuers had reached the crash site, but would not comment on casualties.
The city transfers more pay if they were a privatelyKATMANDU, NEPAL — A than $3 million a year in rate owned company. The policy plane carrying tourists to dollars into the city’s general sets out guidelines for deterview Mount Everest crashed fund. The money is used to mining how those amounts help pay for the departments’ should be figured. The city’s ——— share of administrative func- auditor has made recommentions such as payroll, human dations in multiple years for resources, information sys- the city manager to create a tems, legal services other policy detailing how transfers similar items. The proposed will be made in the future. policy, though, also makes it The auditor’s research has clear that the city can transfer found the amount of transfers By Kasie Hunt and Philip Elliott money to account for proper- the city makes is larger than Associated Press ty taxes or franchise fees that the transfers made in many the city-owned utilities would peer communities. ORLANDO, FLA. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry worked to convince Florida Republi- OTHER BUSINESS cans Saturday that he is the Ohio streets, and northbound lanes strongest contender for the Consent agenda of Iowa from Bob Billings Parkway/ • Receive minutes from various GOP nomination despite a West 15th Street to approximately shaky debate performance boards and commissions. 500 feet south toward Irving Hill • Approve all claims. earlier this week that has Overpass. • Approve licenses as recom• Authorize mayor to sign KDOT sparked jitters about his bid. mended by the city clerk’s office. Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to Perry lost a key test vote in • Approve appointments as recaccept Highway Safety Funds for Florida to businessman Her- ommended by the mayor. Project No. PW1012, Iowa Street • Bid and purchase items: man Cain Reconstruction, Harvard Road to a) Set a bid date of Oct. 25, A project of Junior Achievement Lawrence on Saturday 2011, for Bid Number B1143, Project Irving Hill Road. • Authorize the city manager after mak- UT1003CS, 23rd Street Bridge to execute a License Agreement ing a strong Replacement Utilities Relocation. permitting Hillcrest Neighborhood b) Set a bid date of Oct. 25, effort to Association to install a sign and landwin. Perry’s 2011,for Bid No. B1144, TV Inspection scaping in the right-of-way at Ninth Van and Closed Circuit Television s e c o n d - System (CCTV) Replacement for the Street and Highland Drive, which would be maintained by the neighplace finish Utilities Department. borhood association. in the straw c) Set bid date of Oct. • Authorize staff to submit a poll came 25, 2011, for the 2011 CDBG Cain KaBoom playground equipment just days af- Weatherization Program at various grant application to replace playter he faltered in a debate in addresses throughout the City. ground equipment in John Taylor d) Award bid for General Orlando, Fla. Park, 200 N. Seventh Street. The Wastewater Pumping Station Perry’s recent troubles Improvements (Bid No. B1135; Priority estimated city match for the grant have sparked another round Group II of Project UT0919CS) to the would be $15,000. • Authorize the city manof angst among Republicans low bidder, Wildcat Construction, in ager to execute a Memorandum of about their slate of presiden- the amount of $624,740 and authoUnderstanding with Douglas County rize the city manager to execute tial candidates. Senior Services for implementation of a Construction Phase Engineering the Safe Winters Walkway program. In an interview with the Services Agreement with • Approve request from Lawrence Associated Press on Saturday Professional Engineering Consultants Hospital Endowment after he had left Florida for a in the amount of $30,862 for Priority Memorial Association to tie pink ribbons Group II of Project UT0919CS lunchtime speech in Michigan, around lampposts on Massachusetts Wastewater Pumping Perry addressed speculation General Jim Owens Gene Meyer Bob Billings Shirley Martin-Smith Street (between Sixth and 11th Station Improvements. Streets) and Clinton Parkway that New Jersey Gov. Chris e) Approve revised Jim Owens’ Flower Shop Lawrence Memorial Alvamar Adecco (between Iowa and Kasold Streets) Christie might reconsider run- Change Order No. 2 for Project No. and Greenhouses Hospital from Oct. 2–31 to raise awareness of UT1004CS with Insituform USA in ning for president in 2012. National Breast Cancer Awareness “I see anybody that gets the amount of $182,500 for CIPP Month. Rehabilitation, for a new contract in the race that believes in • Receive city manager’s report. total amount of $1,135,782.75. America and is a small gov• Adopt on second and final readJoin us as we recognize the 2011 honorees for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame ernment but efficient gov- ing, the following ordinance(s): Regular agenda • Conduct public hearing to at a tribute dinner highlighting their excellence and dedication to our community. ernment individual, I would a) Ordinance No. 8670, for consider the vacation of an access welcome into the race. It just Comprehensive Plan Amendment, easement at 1829 Riverridge Road, Date: Thursday, October 6 strengthens the point that the (CPA-10-8-10), to Chapter 14 – located in the south end of Lot 1, Southeast Area Plan, to reference Location: Kansas Union Ballroom Republican Party’s all about and reflect the accepted Preliminary Block 1 of the Final Plat of Riverridge getting our country working Alignment Study for 31st Street and Addition No. 3 between 1706 and Tickets are $125 each or $1,000 per table of 8 again. Whoever that is,” Per- to update the plan to reflect changes 1804 Golden Rain Drive. To order, please go to www.kansasja.org or call 841-8245. • Consider adopting on first readry said of Christie. “And I’m since adoption. b) Ordinance No. 8671, estab- ing, Ordinance No. 8672, prohibiting also a big believer in these discrimination on the basis of gender a Neighborhood Revitalization governors being freed up to lishing identity in housing, public accommoArea at 1000 Massachusetts Street. be able to compete against dations, and employment within the • Approve extension request for city limits of Lawrence. each other. Chris Christie the Special Use Permit (SUP-5-7-09) Presenting sponsor: • Receive performance audit is a great competitor — and for the addition of a drive-thru to report from the city auditor on Wakarusa Market Place Shopping I’ll be up there, you know, in Financial Indicators. located at 1520 Wakarusa Jersey, looking for some busi- Center, • Consider approving policies Sponsors: Drive. nesses to move to Texas.” regarding transfers from the city’s • Authorize spending authority enterprise funds to the general operChristie insisted just this from the 2008 infrastructure sales ating fund, establishment and review Thursday that he does not tax in an amount not to exceed of user fees, and the general fund plan to run for president in $50,000 for Project No. PW1115, 2011 balance. McDonald’s 2012. Bill Palatucci, Christie’s Overlay Program Phase 2 for the following locations: West 14th Street of Lawrence longtime friend and political from Tennessee to the alley west of adviser, told the AP on Saturday night, “Nothing has changed.” But the more intense discussions of a Christie candidacy are further evidence that Perry’s bid could be in trouble. Activists at the Florida test vote kept bringing Christie up as a possible contender. Merick Lewin, who owns a marketing company in Davie, Fla., said he believes it’s a two-person race — unless Christie runs. “He’s tough. He’s strong. He could really shake this up, especially if Rick Perry implodes,” Lewin said. Perry, a late entrant into the Republican primary who quickly led national polls, stumbled in recent weeks. His defense of in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants put him on the wrong side of the GOP’s conservative base. His rivals worked to exploit his opposition to a fence along the U.S.-Mexican border and his support of a mandatory vaccine for girls against a sexually transmitted disease. Perry left Florida to speak to GOP activists at a gathering on Mackinac Island in Michigan. Mitt Romney, the son of a forTallgrass Prairie National Preserve mer Michigan governor, also was attending that event. Cain captured 37.1 percent of the vote at Saturday’s Outdoor recreation Presidency 5 straw poll in leads to a healthier, happier life. And Kansas offers so many recreation options – from hiking to Orlando, with Perry coming in second with 15.4 percent. camping, savoring fall foliage to enjoying Kansas’ abundant wildlife. This fall, get out and get healthy! Romney came in third with 14 percent and former U.S. Visit TravelKS.com to request your free Kansas Visitors Guide for information on lodging, restaurants, attractions and more. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania followed with 10.88 N.1115 An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association ® Registered mark of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association percent.
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Small dent in jobless rate seen from president’s plan By Tom Raum Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Even if Congress heeds President Barack Obama’s demands to “pass this bill right away” and enacts his jobs and tax plan in its entirety, the unemployment rate probably still would hover in nosebleed territory for at least three more years. Why? Because the 1.9 million new jobs the White House says the bill would produce in 2012 falls short of what’s needed to put the economy back on track to return to pre-recession jobless levels of under 6 percent, from today’s rate of 9.1 percent. That’s how deep the jobs hole is. The persistent weakness of the U.S. economy has left 14 million people unemployed and more than 25 million unable to find full-time work. Economists of all stripes pretty much agree that it will be a long, hard road no matter what Congress does. Right now, the Republicans who run the House and the Democrats who lead the Senate aren’t finding much common ground.
Obama estimates his American Jobs Act would lower unemployment by just a single percentage point by next year, to just over 8 percent, heading into the 2012 presidential election. Burned before by making overly optimistic job-creation predictions, the White House turned to prominent outside economists to crunch the numbers. The projection of 1.9 million new jobs, a 1 percentage point drop in the unemployment rate and a 2 percentage point increase in the gross domestic product under Obama’s plan came from Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics. But Zandi said in an interview his forecast also is based on an assumption that “the president’s entire package is passed by the end of the year,” a slim prospect given the current divided leadership in Congress, and that there are no other budgetary policy changes. “I assumed that it would be paid for,” Zandi said. “I didn’t know when I did that simulation how the president proposed to pay for it.” Since then, Obama has said
he would pay for his $447 billion package with permanent income tax increases of about $150 billion a year, mostly on wealthy individuals and corporations, in addition to spending cuts. That’s drawn criticism from Republicans, who say any tax increases could further stall the fragile recovery. Zandi, who has advised both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, said he’s still sticking with his forecast, mainly because the stimulus in the plan, including a temporary reduction in Social Security taxes for both employees and employers and infrastructure spending, would come in 2012 and be paid for later. But there is one feature Obama doesn’t emphasize. Zandi said his job-creation figure only applies to 2012. “Beginning in 2013, and certainly into 2014, the plan is a drag on the economy because the stimulus starts fading away,” he said. “So by 2015, the economy is in the same place as now, as if there were no jobs package.” Also, Zandi said, his forecast does not leave any room for a new recession. If that happens, all bets are off.
Obama to blacks: ‘Stop complainin,’ fight PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA GREETS the crowd at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation annual Phoenix Awards in Washington on Saturday.
By Mark S. Smith Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In a fiery summons to an important voting bloc, President Barack Obama told blacks on Saturday to quit crying and complaining and “put on your marching shoes” to follow him into battle for jobs and opportunity. And though he didn’t say it directly, for a second term, too. Obama’s speech to the annual awards dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus was his answer to increasingly vocal griping from black leaders that he’s been giving away too much in talks with Republicans — and not doing enough to fight black unemployment, which is nearly double the national average at 16.7 percent. “It gets folks discouraged. I know. I listen to some of y’all,” Obama told an audience of some 3,000 in a darkened Washington convention center. But he said blacks need to have faith in the future — and understand that the fight won’t be won if they don’t rally to his side. “I need your help,” Obama said. The president will need black turnout to match its historic 2008 levels if he’s to have a shot at winning a second term, and Saturday’s speech was a chance to speak directly to inner-city concerns. He acknowledged blacks have suffered mightily because of the recession, and are frustrated that the downturn is taking so long to reverse. “So many people are still hurting. So many people
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are barely hanging on,” he said, then added: “And so many people in this city are fighting us every step of the way.” But Obama said blacks know all too well from the civil rights struggle that the fight for what is right is never easy. “Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,” he said, his voice rising as applause and cheers mounted. “Shake it off. Stop complainin’. Stop grumblin’. Stop cryin’. We are going to press on. We have work to do.” Topping the to-do list, he said, is getting Congress to the pass jobs bill he sent to Capitol Hill two weeks ago. Obama said the package of payroll tax cuts, business tax breaks and infrastructure spending will benefit 100,000 blackowned businesses and 20 million African-American workers. Republicans have indicated they’re open to some of the tax measures — but oppose his means of paying for it: hiking taxes on top income-earners and big business. But at times, Obama also sounded like he was discussing his own embattled tenure.
“The future rewards those who press on,” He said. “I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” Caucus leaders remain fiercely protective of the nation’s first African-American president, but in recent weeks they’ve been increasingly vocal in their discontent — especially over black joblessness. “If Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House,” the caucus chairman, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, recently told McClatchy Newspapers. Like many Democratic lawmakers, caucus members were dismayed by Obama’s concessions to the GOP during the summer’s talks on raising the government’s borrowing limit. Cleaver famously called the compromise deal a “sugar-coated Satan sandwich.” But Cleaver said his members also are keeping their gripes in check because “nobody wants to do anything that would empower the people who hate the president.”
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Funding falters Kansans still are waiting to see some positive results from the governor’s private funding model for the arts.
he success of fundraising efforts by the new Kansas Arts Foundation will depend in large part on how confident private donors are in the organization that will be handling and distributing their money. So far, the foundation and the remaining shell of the Kansas Arts Commission aren’t inspiring much confidence. Concerns voiced by a Lawrence resident who resigned from the commission last week are a reminder of the unsettled state of arts funding in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback created the arts foundation to replace the arts commission, which he abolished by executive order. The Kansas Senate overrode that executive order so the arts commission continues to exist. However, the arts commission funding that legislators had included in the current year’s budget was vetoed by Brownback so the commission has no staff, no money and no direction for the future. Although the governor had predicted the state would continue to receive a base of $1.2 million in federal matching funds to support arts programs, that funding has been denied by the National Endowment for the Arts because Kansas no longer has a state-funded arts organization — the only such state in the nation. The Kansas Arts Foundation was charged with raising private funds, but has yet to announce any success in that effort. In the meantime, local arts organizations across the state are trying to scrape money together to keep at least some of their programs running. It’s not surprising that the foundation’s fundraising efforts are lagging. Why would donors give to an organization that appears to be so lacking in organization and direction? Linda Browning Weis of Manhattan has been appointed to lead both the foundation and the commission, but efforts to get organized don’t seem to be making much progress. If the foundation is able to raise some money, how will it be distributed across the state? Will funding processes and program standards be similar to those set by the previous arts commission, or will new policies be adopted? With no staff in place, who will provide oversight for funding and the programs that receive it? These are questions for which artists, arts agencies and donors need answers. Brownback contends that funding for the arts is not a core function of state government and private fundraising can actually increase funding to the arts in Kansas. Many Kansans don’t accept the governor’s premise about government’s core mission, and nothing that has happened in the state in the last few months seems to confirm that the arts in Kansas are headed toward a better funding situation. It always seemed unlikely that increased private donations could offset the loss of state and federal funding for the arts. Many private dollars already are going into the arts, and this isn’t the best time to be asking for more. Beyond the money, the Kansas Arts Commission and its staff were an important hub for the arts, connecting groups and stretching public money to provide key support to arts projects across the state. The coordination the commission provided may have been more important than the funds. A group called Kansas Citizens for the Arts is calling on the Kansas Legislature and Brownback to restore funding to the Kansas Arts Commission. The governor’s actions so far make that unlikely, but if he and his appointees can’t show some evidence that their private-funding model is getting off the ground, Brownback should rethink his strategy. LAWRENCE
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Unneeded rules put damper on business PHOENIX — Cindy Vong is a tiny woman with a problem as big as the government that is causing it. She wants to provide a service that will enable customers “to brighten up their days.” Having fish nibble your feet may not be your idea of fun, but lots of people around the world enjoy it, and so did some Arizonans until their bossy government butted in, in the service of a cartel. Herewith a story that illustrates how governments that will not mind their own business impede the flourishing of businesses. Vong, 47, left Vietnam in 1982 and after stops in Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong, settled in San Francisco for 20 years, before coming here to open a nail salon with a difference. Her salon offered $30 fish therapy, wherein small fish from China nibble dead skin from people’s feet. Arizona’s Board of Cosmetology decided the fish were performing pedicures, and because all pedicure instruments must be sterilized and fish cannot be, the therapy must be discontinued. Vong lost her more than $50,000 investment in fish tanks and other equipment, and some customers. Three of her employees lost their jobs. The plucky litigators at the Goldwater Institute are representing Vong in arguing that the Constitution protects the individual’s right to earn a living free from unreasonable regulations. In a 1932 case (overturning an Oklahoma law requiring a new ice company to prove a
Herewith a story that illustrates how governments that will not mind their own business impede the flourishing of businesses.
“public need” for it), the U.S. Supreme Court said the law’s tendency was to “foster monopoly in the hands of existing establishments.” The court also said: “The principle is imbedded in our constitutional system that there are certain essentials of liberty with which the state is not entitled to dispense. ... The theory of experimentation in censorship (is) not permitted to interfere with the fundamental doctrine of the freedom of the press. The opportunity to apply one’s labor and skill in an ordinary occupation with proper regard for all reasonable regulations is no less entitled to protection.” Unfortunately, soon after 1932, New Deal progressivism washed over the courts, which became derelict regarding their duty to
protect economic liberty. Courts deferred to governments eager to experiment with economic micromanagement. Inevitably, this became regulation in the service of existing interests. And regulatory agencies often succumbed to “regulatory capture,” whereby regulated businesses and professions dominate regulatory bodies. Arizona’s Board of Cosmetology consists mostly of professional cosmetologists. In the Cato Institute’s journal Regulation, Timothy Sandefur of the conservative Pacific Legal Foundation examines how “certificate of necessity” (CON) laws stifle opportunity and competition. For example, Michael Munie of St. Louis has a federal license for his moving business to operate across state lines, but when he tried to expand his business to operate throughout Missouri he discovered that state law requires him to somehow prove in advance that there is a “public need” for his business outside St. Louis. Who, Sandefur wonders, could have proved 20 years ago that Americans would support a nationwide chain of coffee shops called Starbucks? And in 1985, experts at Coca-Cola thought they knew the public wanted New Coke. CON laws began with early 20th-century progressives who, like their ideological descendants today, thought that resources should be allocated not by markets but by clever, disin-
terested experts — themselves. As Sandefur says, the toll on opportunity is obvious: “Requiring an unknown dreamer, with no political connections, reputation with consumers, or allies among local business magnates to persuade a government board to let him open a new business can often be a prohibitive cost.” Such laws often are explicitly biased against new businesses. In Illinois, someone wanting to open a car dealership must get a certificate from the Motor Vehicle Review Board, and if any existing dealer objects, the board must consider, among other things, “the effect of an additional franchise ... upon the existing” dealers and “the permanency of the investment of the objecting motor vehicle dealer.” When in March Florida’s Legislature considered a bill to end licensing requirements for 20 professions, including interior design, the interior design cartel, eager to restrict entry into the profession, got a professor of interior design to ask legislators: “Do you know the color schemes that affect your salivation, your autonomic nervous system?” A Tampa interior designer warned: “What you’re basically doing is contributing to 88,000 deaths every year.” Fatal color schemes? Who knew. This overwrought designer should calm down, perhaps by having some fish nibble her feet. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.
OLD HOME TOWN
A front-page photo showed Stan Herd’s 20-acre YEARS landscaped still AGO life of a vase of IN 1986 sunflowers. The field, owned by Elizabeth and Sam Neis Jr., was planted with sunflowers, field grass, soybeans, clover and alfalfa. Crop artist Herd said that he hoped the field, which he had plowed and planted the previous fall, would be closest to his original vision in about three weeks. The film crew of CBS’s “On the Road” crew, which had visited the field in June, had recently returned to film another segment for the CBS evening news, accompanied by about 25 people including members of the Kansas Arts Commission. The art work was also to be featured in a two-page spread in the upcoming book “A Day in the Life of America.”
One day, truth will come out 2000: Frank Lee Smith is posthumously exonerated — he’d died 11 months earlier — 14 years after being convicted of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl. The eyewitnesses were wrong. 2001: Charles Fain is exonerated and set free 18 years after being sentenced to death for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a young girl. The scientific testimony was wrong. 2002: Ray Krone is exonerated and set free 10 years after being sentenced to death for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a bar worker. The scientific testimony was wrong. 2003: John Thompson is exonerated and set free 18 years after being sentenced to death for murder. The prosecutors hid exculpatory scientific evidence and the eyewitnesses were wrong. 2004: Ryan Matthews is exonerated and set free five years after being sentenced to death for killing a convenience store owner. The eyewitnesses were wrong. 2008: Kennedy Brewer is exonerated and set free seven years after being sentenced to death for killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. The scientific testimony was wrong. 2010: Anthony Graves is exonerated and set free 18 years after being sentenced to death for the murder of an entire family. The sole eyewitness — who was himself the murderer — lied. I could make a much longer list. There are literally hundreds
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Truth asks a simple question: in what field of endeavor have we always gotten it right?
of men, and even a few women, who have been exonerated and set free after being sentenced to death, life, 25, 60, even 400 years for awful things they did not do. I could make a longer list, but space is at a premium and there is more that needs saying here. They killed Troy Davis on Wednesday night. He went to his death still proclaiming his innocence of the 1989 murder of a Savannah, Ga., police officer. Davis was convicted on “evidence” that boiled down to the testimony of nine eyewitnesses, seven of whom later recanted. But Spencer Lawton, who originally prosecuted the case, would not want you to worry your head about that. Hours before Davis was put to death, Lawton was quoted by CNN as saying he had no doubts about the case and was
confident Davis was the killer. How much do you want to bet the prosecutors of Fain, Brewer, Krone or any of those hundreds of others would have said the same thing, expressed the same confidence? Without that confidence, the whole house of cards comes tumbling down. Meaning the death penalty, a flimsy edifice erected on the shaky premise that we always get it right, that human systems always work as designed, that witnesses make no mistakes, that science is never fallible, that cops never lie, that lawyers are never incompetent. You have to believe that. You have to make yourself believe it. Otherwise, how do you sleep at night? So of course a prosecutor speaks confidence. What else is he going to speak? Truth? Truth is too big, too dangerous, too damning. Truth asks a simple question: in what field of endeavor have we always gotten it right? And you know the answer to that. So truth is too pregnant for speaking. Better to avert your eyes and profess your confidence. But one day, too late for Troy Davis, too late for too many, truth will out. Godspeed that day the cards come tumbling down. — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald. com.
From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Sept. 25, 1911: YEARS “President WilAGO liam Howard Taft IN 1911 spent just one hour in Lawrence yesterday morning but in that hour the chief executive addressed the throng that had assembled to the depot to greet him, visited Kansas University, addressed the students and townspeople that had gone up the hill and then from the back of his train bid the town farewell as he left to continue his long trip over the United States. A visit to Haskell Institute and an address to the students there was also included in the president’s visit to Lawrence. ... For the first time William H. Taft, president of the United States, was before the people of Lawrence. It was as if he had stepped from one of his pictures, for face and appearance of the president are just as the people picture him.”
— Compiled by Sarah St. John
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Sunday, September 25, 2011
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McCook 74/48 Oberlin 72/48 Goodland 79/50
Manhattan Russell Salina 67/41 70/47 Topeka 69/47 68/45 Emporia 68/45
Great Bend 70/48 Dodge City 74/52
Garden City 79/53 Liberal 79/55
Kansas City 68/50 Lawrence Kansas City 67/48 67/43
Hutchinson 72/46 Wichita Pratt 73/50 73/51
St. Joseph 68/42
Concordia 67/45 Hays 71/48
Grand Island 65/43
Chillicothe 65/45 Marshall 66/46 Sedalia 66/47
Nevada 70/47 Springfield 70/47
Coffeyville Joplin 73/48 72/48
Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 7 p.m. Saturday.
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Movie highlights NBAF importance MANHATTAN (AP) — A Kansas State University scientist says a new movie about a worldwide health crisis illustrates the importance of the National Bio and Agro-Security Facility being constructed in Manhattan. The movie “Contagion” grossed more than $44 million in its first three weeks and brings attention to the notion of a real-world epidemic. The Manhattan Mercury reported that the fictitious virus in the movie is modeled in part on Nipah Virus, which will be studied at the NBAF. Kansas State virologist Juergen Richt says pandemics are becoming more likely because of rapid globalization and the ease with which people travel. Richt says places like the NBAF can’t keep diseases from occurring, but they can prevent them from getting out of control.
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Open house at Kaw Valley Alpacas, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 22925 Hemphill Road between Lawrence and Tonganoxie. Festival of Cultures, noon-5 p.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets. Taproom Poetry: Gallaher & Mathias + Open Mic, 5 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H. Cowboy Indian Bear, Caroline Smith & the Good Night Sleeps, 6-9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly prizes, 8 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Speakeasy Sunday: A variety show and jam session hosted by Funk Tank, 10 p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. The Gleaners, Useless Nuisance, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 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. Visiting Artist Series: David Shifrin, clarinet, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Machine Gun Kelly, H.I.M., C3, Jo Cool, JL, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Open mic night, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Karaoke Idol!, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 a.m., Memorial Stadium at KU. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Free HIV Testing Clinic, 5-7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, 6 p.m., intramural fields on east side of Robinson Gymnasium at KU. United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center information sessions, 6-8 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Reading by Scott Phillips, “The Adjustment,” 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m.,
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The Dodos The Dodos play the Bottleneck, 737 N.H., tonight, much to the delight of fans of assertive, stripped-down folk music that is considered acoustic rock music. The band gets considerable mileage off of double-tracking Meric Long’s vocals, an effect that, when overused, can sound like a bad echo effect in GarageBand. Here, it does its job — adding a fullness to songs while maintaining the intimacy that is created when two musicians play their hearts out with little assistance aside from their instruments. The result is anthemic, moving stuff. Tonight’s show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, and the show is all ages.
Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Insight Art Talk Series: Qiao Xiaoguang, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. The Civility Project with Consensus KC, 7:30 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive Tuesday Concert: Bob Garrett, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. “Be Evil: Google and the Perils of Corporate Social Responsibility” by Siva Vaidhyanathan, 7:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. KU Symphony Orchestra, featuring guest violinist Bella Hristova, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Free swing dancing lessons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Kansas Room in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight UV Hippo, 9 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. 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.
Free HIV Testing Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. ECM University-Community Forum, “Protecting Land into Perpetuity,” noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for
prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. First day of Rosh Hashanah Tashlich services, 2 p.m., Burcham Park, Second and Indiana streets. 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. The Wood Brothers and Clay Cook, 8 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N. H. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Joke Night!, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. ! 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. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Vehicles, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.
Watkins Community Museum of History exhibit: “It Happened on Mass Street: 150 Years in Lawrence,” featuring historic photographs and objects illustrating the growth of downtown Lawrence, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 1047 Mass. Freedom’s Frontier exhibit, Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: “Every Picture Tells a Story: The Rolling Stone Years,” photos by Baron Wolman, through Oct. 1; The Cutting Edge Of Moby-Dick: Qiao Xiaoguang’s Papercuts, through Oct. 2, Constellation, an aerial installation by Juniper Tangpuz; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 940 N.H. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: “Uncommon Threads - An Art Quilt Exhibit,” by a regional group of fiber artists based in Springfield, Mo., and working in the contemporary art quilt medium, Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, through Oct. 8, 718 High St., Baldwin City. John Gaunt exhibit, “Thinking Drawing Making,” Sunday 1:30-4:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., through Sept. 30, KU Art & Design Gallery, 1467 Jayhawk Blvd. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Passages: Persistent Visions of a Native Place, Sept. 10 through Jan 15. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss.
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You gotta be kiddin’ me, ref! Oliver Townsend, left, and Maddie Webster-Stoppel, both 3, attended the Kansas University football game Sept. 3 against McNeese State with their parents and grandmother. Oliver is the son of Chris and Meghan Stoppel, Lawrence. Maddie, who doesn’t agree with the call by the referee, is the daughter of Dr. Jon Stoppel and Alaina Webster, Olathe. Their grandmother, Nancy Stoppel, of Washington, submitted the photo.
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Legends provide relief For the past few weeks, on a very public stage, Kansas University had been reduced to the role of second-class citizen because of the turbulent conference realignment talk that, at times, left KU in the very unfamiliar position of feeling like an outsider. Saturday, everything seemed right again. In front of 16,300 rabid fans, 23 former Kansas basketball players returned to Allen Fieldhouse to deliver the kind of performance that reminded the KU faithful where their school ranked in college athletics. “This was good for the soul,” KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger said. In the short term, the Legends of the Phog game gave us all a break from talking about the future of the Big 12. In the long term, it’s an event that will be talked about for ages. “This is truly remarkable. This is unreal,” said Darnell Valentine, an All-American in 1981 who ranks fourth on KU’s all-time assists list. “Are we just crazy in Kansas about our basketball or what? This is a blessing, and we are all feeling the love. Thank you so much.” The game itself had a little bit of everything. Part Globetrotters, part Late Night, part NBA All-Star game. It also included the one common denominator that led all of these guys to KU during the past four decades — competitive fire. While the first half was more of a feel-good fest, the players picked it up a notch in the second half. Bodies banged, former teammates battled for rebounds and a little defense showed up. As the game clock ticked under five minutes to play, one look was all it took to see that no one on the floor wanted to lose. In the end, no one did. Thanks to the kind of clutch shots we’ve come to expect from Paul Pierce, who hit a three for the lead with five seconds left, and, later, Mario Chalmers, who appropriately drained a three to tie it inside the final second, the Jayhawks, old and new, played to a 111-all tie. While the contest was enough to make the night memorable — so many different generations of some of the greatest KU basketball teams on the floor together — the between-the-action festivities brought it to another level. During one time out, the members of the 1952, 1988 and 2008 national championship teams who made it back were introduced to the crowd. During others, Chalmers and Pierce manned the mic and several fresh and nostalgic videos played on the video board. “I don’t think any player can go anywhere in America and be more loved than they are right here at the University of Kansas,” said current KU coach Bill Self. In the modern era of college basketball, the “One more year” chant has become as popular as almost any other, especially late in the season when the home fans are clamoring for their talented underclassmen to stick around town a little longer. With players leaving early for the NBA becoming more regular, even at Kansas, fans at Allen Fieldhouse never quite know when they’re watching the final game in the careers of some of their favorites. Saturday, 10 former Jayhawks who never got the chance to say goodbye gave KU fans the next best thing — one more game. As great as this reunion went, it may not be the last.
Mario’s Miracle II
Pierce returns; Chalmers drills game-ending 3
By Gary Bedore email@example.com
Boston Celtics phenom Paul Pierce knew Saturday’s “Legends of the Phog” would be no ordinary exhibition basketball game. “I told the guys when we came back from the layup line that I felt like it was a Game 7 playoff game. That’s how much adrenaline I had, how many chills I got from walking into the gym,” the 6-foot-7 forward said after scoring 16 points and grabbing eight rebounds in his KU alumni Blue team’s 111-111 tie — yes tie — against the KU White squad in Allen Fieldhouse. Pierce, who last visited KU’s tradition-rich building eight years ago for his jersey retirement ceremony, broke a 108-108 tie by swishing a three over the outstretched hands of defender Brandon Rush with just five seconds remaining. Showing a flair for the dramatic ... Pierce had jogged over to press row a few seconds before the shot to remind announcer Max Falkenstien he never lost a game in Allen in his three-year KU career.” “Of course I did,” Pierce said, asked if he felt he was going to hit the game-winner. “If you don’t believe you are going to hit it, why be out there? “It’s right up there,” he joked, asked where the shot ranked in his storied career. “Put that right behind the birth of my daughter.” Amazingly, that clutch shot ultimately ranked as the second biggest of the game. Responding to the chants of “Mario, Mario,” from the crowd of 16,300 ... Mario Chalmers answered with a game-tying three over the arms of defender Ryan Please see LEGENDS, page 3B
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FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL PLAYER PAUL PIERCE, BACK, JOKES around with Mario Chalmers after Chalmers drained a three-pointer with one second remaining. The Blue and White teams played to a 111 tie in the Legends of the Phog exhibition game on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
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RIM ROCK CLASSIC
Lions’ Fischer, Free State’s Anderson set PRs By Corey Thibodeaux firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether junior Gavin Fischer knew it or not, he was six spots away from medaling for Lawrence High on Saturday at the Rim Rock Classic. Even if he did know, he had nothing left to push himself into the top 25 of the Boys 5K Gold Varsity race. “I was really trying at the
end,” Fischer said. “I was giving my all either way.” He set a new personal record, which was his goal. He wasn’t worried about place and ran a 16:35, finishing first for Lawrence High and 31st overall. The LHS boys took 14th place out of 34 teams. Second for LHS was senior Fischer set a perReid Hildenbrand, who finished sonal record of 16:35 in the boys Please see LHS XC, page 8B 5K varsity race
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Senior Kain Anderson, also known as Free State Homecoming King, got his weekend started off on a pretty good leg. After receiving the Homecoming crown Friday night, Anderson went to the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday and set a personal best with a 15:59 and an eighthplace individual finish in the Boys
5K Gold Varsity race. The only problem was figuring out which accomplishment was better. The FSHS boys team finished in 17th place out of 34 teams. “Breaking 16:00 is something that I’ve wanted for a really long time, so it’s also a very sweet thing,” Anderson said. “I can’t pick one. They’re both really good honors.” Please see FSHS XC, page 8B
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MEMBERS OF THE FREE STATE CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, MIDDLE RIGHT, TAKE OFF in the boys 5K run in the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.
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ATLANTA â€” The cup is close enough now for Hunter Mahan and Aaron Baddeley to seriously consider how much itâ€™s worth to them. Even if theyâ€™re not thinking about the same cup. Baddeley knew when he showed up at the Tour Championship that it was his last chance to convince captain Greg Norman that he was worth a spot on the Presidents Cup team in his native Melbourne. He made quite an impression Saturday at East Lake, running off four straight birdies on the back nine for a 6-under 64 and a share of the lead. â€œThatâ€™s a huge goal of mine, to make that team and play down in Melbourne,â€? Baddeley said. â€œIt was definitely on the forefront of my mind to be able to knuckle down, play well this week and show Greg that Iâ€™ve got some form.â€? Mahan is No. 21 in the FedEx Cup, and after he narrowly wrapped up a spot on the U.S. team, said last week he looked forward to the Tour Championship and â€œnot having to worry about 10 things.â€? Now heâ€™s got 10 million things to think about. Of the top five players in the FedEx Cup, only Luke Donald remains in serious contention. That means Mahan has a shot at the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus if he were to win the Tour Championship (and its paltry $1.44 million payoff). â€œI honestly didnâ€™t think that
Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland slipped two spots to 23rd place Saturday after shooting a 2-over 72 in the third round. Woodland is now 2-over for the tournament after shooting a first-round 72 and a secondround 68. He is 11 shots back of co-leaders Hunter Mahan and Aaron Baddeley going into the final round today at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
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HUNTER MAHAN HITS from the greenside bunker on the 10th hole during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club on Saturday in Atlanta. was a possibility,â€? Mahan said after holing a 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th for a 66. Mahan and Baddeley were at 9-under 201. Jason Day recovered from a ragged start and had a 69, leaving him only two shots back. The 23-year-old Australian was tied with K.J. Choi, who also started poorly and shot 70. Donald, the world No. 1 who still can add his name to the prestigious list of players to have captured the FedEx Cup, had a 70 and was only three shots behind. Bill Haas, who had a chance to make the Presidents Cup team last week until a 42 on the back nine at Cog Hill, was among those tied for the lead until the final holes. He went bunker-to-bunker on the 17th and had to scramble for bogey, then hit his tee shot on the 18th into the crowd, missed a 4-foot putt and made double bogey. Haas was followed by his father, Jay Haas, an assistant cap-
tain for the Presidents Cup. He had to settle for a 69 and was so steamed that he refused requests for interviews. Ten players were separated by five shots â€” the margin by which Baddeley trailed going into the third round â€” and the group includes Phil Mickelson, who won this event two years ago. He had a 67 and was only four shots behind. â€œI feel like the first three rounds, I had three possibilities of 63, 64 that I turned into 68, 69,â€? Mickelson said. â€œIf I can just not do that and keep it where I feel the round should be, I think I can make a run tomorrow.â€? The pressure is building on so many fronts going into today, and while itâ€™s easy to focus on the $10 million to the winner of the FedEx Cup â€” $9 million of that in cash â€” for some itâ€™s a cup that doesnâ€™t pay anything. Baddeley, a winner at Riviera early in the year, grew up in Melbourne and desperately wants to
be part of his first Presidents Cup team at Royal Melbourne. He is among three Australians â€” Robert Allenby and John Senden are the others â€”under consideration for two of Normanâ€™s picks. They will be announced Tuesday. Throughout the day, the projections for who might win the FedEx Cup were like watching the stock market. As many as five players moved to the top, although nothing really matters until Sunday. Webb Simpson is No. 1 on the list, and he finished with a birdie on the 18th to get into a tie for 15th. If he were to finish in the top 12, he could still claim the $10 million even if Mahan wins the Tour Championship. Adam Scott remains hopeful, at least of the Tour Championship. He was in the lead until a 39 on the back nine, compounded by a three-putt double bogey on the 14th. He wound up with a 74 and was five shots behind.
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Texas drama isnâ€™t about evil, just business
Chase drivers hope better luck starts in N.H.
By Drew Sharp Detroit Free Press
This is now class warfare. College footballâ€™s conference realignment fluidity is a microcosm of the broader political tone enveloping the nation. When all else fails, blame the wealthy. Itâ€™s their fault because they wonâ€™t share. Texas is somehow the villain in the impending demise of the Big 12. Why? The Longhorns are rich, powerful, influential and arenâ€™t timid about reminding everyone about those attributes. But maximizing your worth in this country requires an accompanying apology. Texas justly has taken proper advantage of its natural resources â€” perhaps the deepest, most concentrated pool of supreme high school football talent in the country, a massive football-crazed population along with two of the top-eight television markets in the nation. The Longhorns are the biggest revenue producer in college football and have more than earned the business right of calling their own shots as it pertains to tapping into new revenue sources. But itâ€™s easier â€” and certainly more publicly receptive â€” branding the â€˜Horns as evil, greedy, and devoid of a soul and conscience. Expansion negotiations with the Pac12 imploded because Texas apparently refused to share any of the potentially lavish TV revenues from their Longhorn Network relationship with ESPN. My question to the critics is: Why should they give it away for nothing? The biggest dog ultimately gets the bone of its liking. The conference expansion rush isnâ€™t slowing down anytime soon simply because the Pac-12 university presidents opted to stand pat â€” for the time being. The plan is to wait out Texas, the same as the Big Ten still waits for Notre Dame to come to its senses and realize â€” at least from the Big Tenâ€™s perspective, anyway â€” that joining the conference remains the best financial and competitive option available. Through time, the Irish inevitably will come crawling on the Big Tenâ€™s terms. Nobody has seen one bead of sweat on Notre Dameâ€™s brow after all these years. The same is true with Texas. When the Longhorns finally bolt the Big 12, theyâ€™ll set the conditions for admittance elsewhere.
LOUDON, N.H. â€” One and done? Title hopes up in smoke? For the Chase drivers who ran out of gas or good luck in the playoff opener, they have kept the faith that their championship pursuits arenâ€™t spoiled because of a bad start. But it doesnâ€™t help. Denny Hamlin, inconsistent all season, is stuck in 12th place and already 41 points behind leader Kevin Harvick. He struggled all day in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship kickoff last week at Chicagoland and staggered to a 31st-place finish. Matt Kenseth (10th) and Jeff Gordon (11th) are ahead of him in the standings, yet Gordon is only 25 points out of first. Not an enviable position, but certainly no reason to panic â€” not with nine races left starting today at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Hamlin, though, could find his championship push extinguished with a similar poor run in the No. 11 Toyota. He couldnâ€™t find a spark Friday and qualified 28th, the worst start among the 12 Chase drivers. â€œWeâ€™re struggling right now just to get consistency and I canâ€™t pinpoint one particular place where we need to work,â€? Hamlin said. â€œSomeone asked me where we lacked and I donâ€™t know. Itâ€™s something different every two to three weeks. Itâ€™s painful at this moment.â€? A year ago, Hamlin was on the brink of his first championship heading into the finale at Homestead. Hamlin entered the race leading the standings only to spin out and slide through the grass to derail his effort and pave the way for Jimmie Johnson to win the title for a fifth straight season. For Hamlin, it wasnâ€™t just a bitter end to the season â€” it seemed to set the tone for this one. He had only one top 10 in the first eight races. While he did get hot late, he had only one victory and qualified for the Chase with a wild card. â€œI donâ€™t think anyone has huge expectations for us this Chase,â€? Hamlin said. â€œI personally do and still do. I think that weâ€™ve really underachieved quite a bit, so you get frustrated.â€? Harvick leads Chicagoland winner Tony Stewart by seven points. Seven drivers are 10 to 20 points the leader, including Johnson. â€œItâ€™s just too early to be overly concerned,â€? Johnson said.
Armstrong denies report SNOWBASIN RESORT, UTAH â€” Lance Armstrong denied heâ€™s receiving training help from a banned Italian doctor or his son, but maintains â€œthose guys are my friends and thatâ€™s not going to change.â€? Armstrong spoke Saturday in the wake of allegations that appeared in Italian media this week. The report by Corriere della Sera cited the work of unidentified Swiss and Italian investigators and said that Dr. Michele Ferrari was at the center of a widespread doping ring.
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Armstrong, who won the Tour every year from 1999-2005, has always fiercely denied doping and has never failed a drug test. He is, however, being investigated by a federal grand jury in Los Angeles that has been meeting for more than a year to examine illegal drug use in professional cycling.
Bradley signs as Egypt coach CAIRO â€” Former United States coach Bob Bradley signed a contract to take over the Egypt national team on Saturday, charged with reviving the fortunes of a team that recently failed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations. The 53-year-old Bradley agreed a deal worth $37,000 a month until after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. â€œIâ€™m proud to take over as coach of Egypt,â€? Bradley said at a news conference. â€œIâ€™m looking forward to dealing with the players.â€? Bradleyâ€™s first match in charge is an exhibition against five-time world champion Brazil in November. Bradley was fired as U.S. coach in July after more than four years in charge and replaced by Jurgen Klinsmann. Bradley led the U.S. to the last 16 of the World Cup last year and signed a contract extension until 2014 as a result. But even as Bradley was given a new deal, there were concerns the team had stagnated under his leadership and a Gold Cup loss at home to Mexico in June was critical in his departure.
Irving making most of lockout WESTLAKE, OHIO â€” Kyrie Irving left college after one year to play in the NBA. Heâ€™s back in school. Itâ€™s all the No. 1 overall draft pick from Duke can do during the lockout, and Clevelandâ€™s rookie point guard has no idea when heâ€™ll start his real job. As Irving waits for the league to settle its labor dispute, the 19-year-old is working toward a psychology degree in North Carolina â€” and getting healthy. Irving has been working out without any restrictions while taking four courses this semester. Heâ€™s also keeping an eye on the labor dispute, which reached a crucial juncture Friday when the league postponed training camps indefinitely and canceled 43 preseason games. While other players, including superstar Kobe Bryant and other big-name stars, consider playing overseas to stay sharp â€” and get paid â€” during the lockout, Irving is content to remain part of Dukeâ€™s student body. â€œIâ€™m going to try and stay in school as long as possible until the lockout is over,â€? he said. â€œMy dad still stresses education in my life. Me finishing up my sophomore year would be great, but me being able to play in an NBA game would be better.â€?
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X Sunday, September 25, 2011
BOX SCORE White 111, Blue 111 WHITE (111) Mario Chalmers 7-15 0-0 17, Wayne Simien 2-8 0-0 4, Brandon Rush 8-19 1-2 18, Julian Wright 7-7 0-0 14, Cole Aldrich 7-11 0-0 14, Jeff Hawkins 2-5 0-0 5, Billy Thomas 3-8 0-0 8, Darnell Jackson 5-7 0-2 11, Jeff Graves 4-7 0-0 9, Darrell Arthur 4-11 0-0 9, Christian Moody 1-1 0-0 2, Totals 50-99. BLUE (111) Darnell Valentine 0-0 0-0 0, Marcus Morris 5-12 0-0 11, Paul Pierce 6-14 0-0 16, Nick Collison 6-8 0-0 14, Markieff Morris 4-9 0-0 10, Greg Ostertag 1-2 0-0 2, Ryan Robertson 6-8 0-0 15, Nick Bradford 1-3 0-0 2, Scot Pollard 4-6 0-0 8, Ron Kellogg 0-4 0-0 0, Xavier Henry 8-13 4-5 23, Josh Selby 5-9 0-1 10. Totals 46-88 4-6 111. Three-point goals: White 10-37 (Chalmers 3-9, Thomas 2-6, Rush 1-6, Hawkins 1-3, Jackson 1-3, Graves 1-4, Arthur 1-6); Blue 15-44 (Pierce 4-10, Robertson 3-5, Henry 3-6, Collison 2-4, Mk Morris 2-6, Mc Morris 1-5, Selby 0-3, Kellogg 0-3, Bradford 0-2). Rebounds: White 51 (Aldrich 19, Wright 6, Simien 4, Rush 3, Chalmers 2, Hawkins 2, Thomas 2, Arthur 2, Moody 2, Mk Morris,
Graves, Jackson, team 6). Blue 43 (Pierce 8, Collison 7, Mc Morris 5, Mk Morris 5, Ostertag 5, Henry 4, Robertson 2, Pollard 2, Bradford, Jackson, Selby), team 2). Assists: White 24 (Chalmers 10, Hawkins 5, Thomas 2, Moody 2, Wright 2, Rush, Aldrich, Jackson); Blue 30 (Collison 10, Robertson 5, Selby 4, Mc Morris 2, Pierce 2, Mk Morris 2, Pollard 2, Bradford 2, Valentine). Turnovers: White 15 (Chalmers 6, Rush 2, Wright 2, Aldrich 2, Simien, Arthur, Moody); Blue 19 (Pierce 4, Selby 4, Robertson 3, Mk Morris 2, Valentine, Mc Morris, Collison, Ostertag, Bradford, team 1). Blocks: White 2 (Rush, Aldrich); Blue 1 (Robertson). Steals: White: 17 (Chalmers 5, Rush 3, Aldrich 3, Arthur 3, Wright, Thomas, Jackson); Blue 13 (Collison 4, Ostertag 2, Valentine, Mc Morris, Mk Morris, Robertson, Bradford, Kellogg, Arthur). Minutes: White Chalmers 26, Simien 15, Rush 26, Wright 18, Aldrich 23, Hawkins 13, Thomas 17, Jackson 22, Graves 8, Arthur 20, Moody 12); Blue: Valentine 4, Mc Morris 21, Pierce 21, Collison 29, Mk Morris 21, Ostertag 12, Robertson 23, Bradford 10, Pollard 12, Kellogg 11, Henry 22, Selby 14. Attendance: 16,300. Halftime score: White 63, Blue 61.
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MARIO CHALMERS (15) RE-ENACTS HIS FAMOUS LAST-SECOND, THREE-POINT SHOT to tie the Legends of the Phog game at 111. The game ended in a tie on Chalmers’ clutch shot on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Notebook: Legends of the Phog By Gary Bedore firstname.lastname@example.org
Legends of the Phog notebook. ... Former Kansas University guard Darnell Valentine, 52, was the oldest Jayhawk to play in Saturday’s Legend of the Phog exhibition in Allen Fieldhouse. Valentine had one assist and a steal in four minutes. Valentine in a speech to the fans in a timeout gave a moving tribute to former KU assistant coach Neil Dougherty, who died this past summer while jogging in Indianapolis. Part of the proceeds from Saturday’s game went to charities chosen by Dougherty’s family. “He (Dougherty) gave me the confidence to come to KU with him and coach (Roy) Williams at the time,” said former KU forward Paul Pierce, who also spoke to the fans during a timeout with Dougherty’s family members standing next to him. “I was the youngest of three boys. Two older brothers were out of the house when I was in high school (in Los Angeles). It was tough leaving home, leaving my mother because it was me and her growing up. I trusted coach Dougherty and coach Williams. Neil was a father figure to me. I remember going to his house, getting away from campus, going to eat there, spending time with his family. “He was a player’s coach. He always gave me confidence on the sideline. I remember my junior year he told me I was better than Ray Allen
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Robertson with just one tick on the clock. The 6-2 Miami Heat combo guard, who sent the 2008 NCAA title game against Memphis into overtime, had done it again. Yet this time there’d be no extra session. As Pierce raced behind Chalmers to give him a big bear-hug, KU coach Bill Self informed the refs that the game would end in a tie. “I said to Mario, ‘That’s the way it’s supposed to end,’’’ Pierce said. “Everybody remembers his championship shot. It was just a replay of it tonight.” Chalmers, who scored 17 points and dished 10 assists, wasn’t about to disappoint in the clutch. “I heard it,” he said of fans calling his name after White coach Ted Owens called timeout. “It’s something I’ve done before and something I’m accustomed to doing. “This type of atmosphere was great to go out and have fun and be with the older
right now. I didn’t believe him. It’s crazy because I play with Ray Allen now (with Boston Celtics). My heart goes out to he and his family. They made it real comfortable for me to come here.” ! Manning talk: KU coach Bill Self tried to talk KU assistant Danny Manning into playing. Manning sat on the bench next to coach Larry Brown for part of the contest and also doubled as a sideline reporter. “I thought we’d put him out there against Pollard (Scot, eight points) and some of the other guys not in the best shape,” Self joked. “We were going to run a flex cut, duck in and let him shoot a jump hook and make sure nobody tried to block it, scored and everybody would have gone nuts. But I think he thinks he’s found a second career. He was doing a little sideline reporting. He wanted to do that. “Danny ... to have so much individual fame, he deflects it to everybody else. For him to be part of our staff and what he does for us is special. He wanted this to be their day,” he added of the visiting NBA players. “He’s there every day and they are not. That’s how he operates.” ! This, that: Former KU forward Calvin Thompson, who did not play, walked over to the bench and hugged coach Ted Owens before the tip . ... Julian Wright danced wildly as he was introduced . ... Greg Ostertag formed a big ‘O’ with his arms, the fans in turn responding with the same gesture back at him. ...
Darnell Jackson pounded his chest three times as he was introduced. ... Darnell Valentine, who wore No. 1 instead of 14, bowed to the crowd, while Pierce saluted during introductions. ... ! Highlights: Darnell Jackson ran into Paul Pierce, knocking Pierce to the floor. Darnell then stole the ball and raced downcourt for a dunk. Pierce stayed on the floor a few moments, a big smile on his face as he called for a foul. Moments later, Pierce dunked following a steal and glared at Jackson jokingly after hanging on the rim. ... Later, Jackson (11 points, one steal) hammered Xavier Henry as Henry put up a shot. Jackson hugged Henry before Henry’s free throws. ... Mario Chalmers had a dazzling scoop shot on a drive. ... Memphis Grizzlies forward Darrell Arthur fouled Grizzlies teammate Xavier Henry on a three, then got away with a no call after hitting Henry on another three a couple possessions later. ... Julian Wright threw down a vicious one-handed slam after racing baseline. ... Brandon Rush hit for 18 points off 8-of-19 shooting. He hit just one of six from three. ... Marcus Morris had 11 points and Markieff 10. ... Josh Selby hit five of nine shots and had 10 points with four assists and four turnovers. ! In the house: Some former Jayhawks spotted in the crowd: Brett Ballard, Jeremy Case, Eric Chenowith, Lester Earl, Jeff Gueldner, Bill Hougland, David Johanning,
Al Kelley, Matt Kleinmann, Bill Lienhard, Mike Maddox, David Magley, Sean Pearson, Chris Piper, Kevin Pritchard, Mark Randall, Patrick Richey, Bud Stallworth, Calvin Thompson. ! Recruiting: Some recruits in the house included three players who have committed to KU — Zach Peters, 6-9 forward, Prestonwood Christian High, Plano, Texas; Perry Ellis, 6-8 forward, Wichita Heights and Conner Frankamp, 6-0 guard, Wichita North. Also attending: Andrew White, 6-6 forward, Miller School, Chester, Va.; Ioannis Papapetrou, 6-6 forward, Florida Air Academy, Melbourne, Fla.; Julius Randle, 6-8 forward, Prestonwood Christian, Plano; Marquan Botley, 5-10 guard, Prestonwood Christian. ! Coaches: Former KU coach Larry Brown and Ted Owens both talked to their teams during timeouts. They were coaching a bit in this exhibition. Owens called a first-half timeout to stop a rally. He also called time before Mario Chalmers’ game-tying three. “He was out of timeouts, you know. Bill told me we had college rules, so he was two over the limit. We really won,” Brown joked. “He (Owens) told the players 23 years he spent here 19 as head coach. He had tears talking to everybody about his love for the school. Ted Owens had a lot to do with this program. To see his feelings about it, it’s pretty remarkable. But he wanted to beat my butt (in game), I can tell you that.”
guys and the coaches,” he added, modestly changing the subject from his shot to the overall experience. There were plenty of stars Saturday: ! Memphis Grizzlies guard Xavier Henry scored 23 points off 8-of-13 shooting. ! Oklahoma City Thunder center Cole Aldrich grabbed 19 rebounds to go with 14 points. ! Thunder teammate Nick Collison came close to a triple double with 14 points, 10 assists and seven boards. ! Toronto forward Julian Wright had several vicious dunks en route to 14 points. ! St. Louis businessman Ryan Robertson looked like a guy who plays a lot of city league basketball. He scored 15 points off 6-of-8 shooting. He had five assists and hit 3-of-5 threes. The main storyline had to be the return of Pierce, who after winning 44 games against no losses in Allen during his three-year KU career, brought his A-game. “I do remember at halftime, he said, ‘Look I’ve never lost a game in here. I don’t want to experience one,’’’ Blue team coach Larry Brown said.
“Now I’m 55-0-1,” Pierce said, his math off just a bit. The 33-year-old Pierce said he had a blast during his weekend stay in Lawrence. “It’s fun to be here around my old teammates and reflect on my memories,” Pierce said. “When I got here (at 3 p.m., Friday) I walked the campus, saw some of my old classes and where I stayed, saw some of the new things they’ve added on. It brought back a lot of memories.” He said he felt honored Self — who hosted a party for the former players Friday night — invited him back. “I didn’t hesitate to tell him, ‘Yes,’’’ Pierce said. “It was a no-brainer. I’ve been wanting to come back. “I mentioned to coach I think we should have something like this again to where we get together. This is a family type program. The guys that come back ... they stay in touch. I still stay in touch with Ryan Robertson. I talk to Mario (Chalmers, in NBA). We have that relationship because we are Jayhawks. It’s beautiful. Other schools don’t do this around the country to where guys come back. This is a special
place. Coach said any time we can, come back. I plan on coming back a lot more than I have in the past. You don’t truly realize how special this place is until you step back away from it and you see it again. It’s unbelievable.” Self said he noticed Pierce wipe away a tear during the pre-game video introductions of all the players. Pierce seemed to really enjoy a ‘Pop-up’ video played during the second half, which delighted the sellout crowd of 16,300. The video showed Pierce hoisting the 2008 NBA championship trophy after he was named MVP against the Lakers. “It’s the same, it’s just a lot louder,” Pierce said of the fieldhouse today compared to his playing days (1996-98). I was on the bench and could barely hear coach Brown in the timeouts. It was that loud. “I told coach Self I’d have stayed four or five years in school if it was like this in ‘95,” Pierce added with a laugh, referring to fieldhouse improvements after the title in ‘08. “They have all the amenities I’m sure the players all enjoy, thanks to Mario.”
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JULIAN WRIGHT DELIVERS A SLAM in the Legends of the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse.
Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo
FROM LEFT, DANNY MANNING, Bill Self, Larry Brown, Josh Selby, Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris, watch a video on the history of Kansas basketball.
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AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W 96 88 87 80 67
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SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8, Minnesota 2, 1st game N.Y. Yankees 9, Boston 1 Texas 7, Seattle 3 Baltimore 6, Detroit 5 Cleveland 7, Minnesota 6, 2nd game Chicago White Sox 6, Kansas City 3 Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 2 L.A. Angels 4, Oakland 2
NATIONAL LEAGUE Washington 4, Atlanta 1 St. Louis 2, Chicago Cubs 1 N.Y. Mets 2, Philadelphia 1, 1st game Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 3 Colorado 4, Houston 2, 13 innings Milwaukee 6, Florida 4 N.Y. Mets 6, Philadelphia 3, 2nd game Arizona 15, San Francisco 2 San Diego 3, L.A. Dodgers 0
UPCOMING American League
TODAY’S GAMES Baltimore (Matusz 1-8) at Detroit (Penny 10-11), 12:05 p.m. Boston (Wakefield 7-7) at N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 10-11), 12:05 p.m., 1st game Minnesota (Hendriks 0-2) at Cleveland (Carmona 7-15), 12:05 p.m. Toronto (Cecil 4-10) at Tampa Bay (W.Davis 10-10), 12:40 p.m. Kansas City (Mendoza 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 12-12), 1:10 p.m. Seattle (Furbush 4-9) at Texas (D.Holland 15-5), 2:05 p.m. Oakland (Harden 4-4) at L.A. Angels (Pineiro 7-7), 2:35 p.m. Boston (Lackey 12-12) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 16-4), 5:30 p.m., 2nd game MONDAY’S GAMES Boston at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Kansas City at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
TODAY’S GAMES Atlanta (Minor 5-2) at Washington (Detwiler 3-5), 12:35 p.m. Cincinnati (Willis 0-6) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 9-9), 12:35 p.m. Colorado (Millwood 3-3) at Houston (Harrell 0-1), 1:05 p.m. Florida (Nolasco 10-11) at Milwaukee (Narveson 10-8), 1:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 18-6) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 7-12), 1:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 7-5) at St. Louis (E.Jackson 5-2), 1:15 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 20-5) at San Diego (Luebke 6-9), 3:05 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 13-13) at Arizona (Collmenter 9-10), 3:10 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Cincinnati at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Washington at Florida, 6:10 p.m. St. Louis at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Diego, 9:05 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.
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ChiSox quiet red-hot Royals Boston
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r h bi 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 7 6 000—3 01x—6
LOB-Kansas City 3, Chicago 6. 2B-Me. Cabrera (44). 3B-Rios (2). HR-Rios (13), Morel (10). SB-Giavotella (5), Morel (5). CS-Me.Cabrera (10). SF-Al.Ramirez.
Kansas City Teaford L,2-1 Bl.Wood Chicago Danks W,8-12 Crain H,23 Sale H,16 S.Santos
71⁄3 1⁄3 2⁄3 2⁄3
6 0 0 0
3 0 0 0
3 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
8 0 1 1
Umpires-Home, Manny Gonzalez; First, Jerry Meals; Second, CB Bucknor; Third, Dan Iassogna. T-2:24. A-26,249 (40,615).
Indians 8-7, Twins 2-6 CLEVELAND — Shelley Duncan drove in three runs in each half of a day-night doubleheader. Game One Minnesota
ab Span cf 5 Revere lf 4 Cuddyr dh 4 Parmel 1b 4 Valenci 3b 4 Plouffe ss 4 LHughs 2b 4 Benson rf 4 RRiver c 2 Tolbert ph 1 Totals 36 Minnesota Cleveland
r 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
h 1 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 9
bi 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
ab Donald ss 4 Kipnis 2b 3 CSantn c 3 Hafner dh 3 Duncan lf 3 LaPort 1b 3 Hannhn 3b 4 Crowe cf 0 Fukdm rf 4 Carrer rf-cf 4 Totals 31 000 101 200 006
r h bi 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 8 9 8 000—2 00x—8
DP-Minnesota 1. LOB-Minnesota 8, Cleveland 4. 2B-Revere 2 (8), Plouffe (18), Duncan (15), LaPorta (23). SF-Duncan.
Minnesota Duensing Liriano L,9-10 Hoey S.Baker Cleveland D.Huff Putnam W,1-1 Herrmann
3 2 3 1
2 5 1 0
2 5 1 0
1 2 0 0
4 0 1 2
52⁄3 11⁄3 2
8 1 0
2 0 0
2 0 0
0 0 0
7 3 3
r 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0
h bi 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
HBP-by Liriano (Hafner), by Putnam (R.Rivera). WP-D.Huff 2. T-2:41. A-26,197 (43,441). Game Two Minnesota
ab Revere cf 5 Plouffe ss 3 Cuddyr dh 5 Benson pr 0 Parmel 1b 4 Valenci 3b 3 Tosoni rf 4 Dnklm lf 3 Tolbert 2b 3 Butera c 3 LHughs 2b 1 Totals 34 Minnesota Cleveland
r 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 6
h 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 11
bi 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 6
ab 4 3 2 4 3 4 2 4 4 4
Fukdm rf ACarer ss Donald ss CSantn 1b Thome dh Duncan lf Chsnhll 3b Marson c Phelps 2b Carrer cf Totals 120 000
34 7 11 7 003 000—6 005 20x—7
DP-Minnesota 1, Cleveland 2. LOBMinnesota 7, Cleveland 7. 2B-Revere (9), Cuddyer (28), Tosoni (7), Dinkelman (1), C.Santana (34), Duncan (16), Chisenhall (13). 3B-Butera (1). SB-Revere (34). SF-Plouffe, Valencia.
Minnesota Diamond Al.Burnett H,10 Mijares L,0-2 H,10 Capps BS,9-24 Waldrop Cleveland Talbot Judy Hagadone W,1-0 Sipp H,24 C.Perez S,36-40
51⁄3 1⁄3 2⁄3 2⁄3 1
6 2 2 1 0
4 1 2 0 0
4 1 2 0 0
2 0 0 1 1
1 0 2 0 2
51⁄3 2⁄3 1 1 1
9 1 0 0 1
6 0 0 0 0
6 0 0 0 0
4 0 0 0 0
1 0 0 2 1
WP-Waldrop. T-2:58. A-30,748 (43,441).
Angels 4, Athletics 2 ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Jerome Williams won his fourth straight decision. Oakland
ab 5 5 3 4 4 4 4 2 4
r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
h 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
bi 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ab Aybar ss 3 HKndrc 2b 4 BAreu dh 4 TrHntr rf 4 Trumo 1b 3 ENavrr 1b 0 Callasp 3b 3 V.Wells lf 3 Bourjos cf 2 BoWlsn c 3 Totals 35 2 8 2 Totals 29 Oakland 000 010 Los Angeles 100 003 JWeeks 2b Crisp cf Matsui lf Wlngh dh DeJess rf KSuzuk c Allen 1b SSizmr 3b Sogard ss
r h bi 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 4 001—2 00x—4
E-Matsui (1). LOB-Oakland 9, Los Angeles 3. 2B-DeJesus (20). HR-Tor.Hunter (23). SB-J.Weeks (22), Crisp (45). CS-Aybar (6), Bourjos (8).
Oakland Moscoso L,8-10 Breslow Carignan Los Angeles J.Williams W,4-0 Takahashi H,7 S.Downs H,25 Walden S,32-41
5 1 0
4 0 0
3 0 0
0 0 0
2 1 0
61⁄3 2⁄3 1 1
5 1 1 1
1 0 0 1
1 0 0 1
2 0 0 1
2 0 1 2
HBP-by Breslow (Aybar), by Moscoso (Bourjos). WP-Walden. T-2:46. A-41,113 (45,389).
Yankees 9, Red Sox 1 NEW YORK — Derek Jeter capped a six-run second inning with a three-run homer, rookie Jesus Montero had four RBIs in finishing a triple shy of the cycle. Boston dropped to 4-15 since holding a nine-game lead over the Rays in the AL wild-card race on Sept. 4.
ab 4 4 4 4 4 0 4 4 0 2 2 3 1
r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
h 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
bi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ab Jeter ss 4 Dickrsn rf 0 Grndrs cf 4 B.Laird 3b 0 Teixeir 1b 4 Golson lf 0 AlRdrg 3b 4 AuRmn c 0 Cano 2b 4 R.Pena 2b 0 Swisher rf-1b2 AnJons lf 3 Gardnr lf-cf 1 JMontr dh 4 RMartn c 3 Totals 36 1 9 1 Totals 33 Boston 000 000 New York 062 001 Ellsury cf Crwfrd lf Pedroia 2b D.Ortiz dh AdGnzl 1b LAndrs 1b Aviles 3b Scutaro ss Iglesias ss Reddck rf CJcksn rf Sltlmch c Lvrnwy c
r h bi 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 1 1 2 9 9 9 100—1 00x—9
E-Al.Rodriguez (6). DP-New York 1. LOBBoston 9, New York 2. 2B-C.Crawford (28), J.Montero (3). HR-Jeter (6), J.Montero (4). SB-Ellsbury (38).
Boston Lester L,15-9 Atchison Tazawa T.Miller Bowden New York F.Garcia W,12-8 Valdes Wade Logan Ayala Kontos
22⁄3 21⁄3 12⁄3 1⁄3 1
8 0 1 0 0
8 0 1 0 0
6 2 1 0 0 0
0 1 0 0 0 0
8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
BB SO 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wade pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. T-2:59. A-49,556 (50,291).
3 1 2 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 2
Rangers 7, Mariners 3 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Ace Felix Hernandez was forced out of the game when he took a line drive off his right forearm. Seattle ISuzuki rf Seager ss Ackley 2b Carp lf Smoak dh Olivo c AKndy 1b TRonsn cf Liddi 3b Totals Seattle Texas
ab 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 2 30
r 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
h 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 5
bi 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Texas ab Germn 2b 5 EnChvz lf 5 DvMrp dh 5 MiYong 3b 3 Morlnd 1b 4 Treanr c 4 LMartn cf 4 Gentry rf 3 ABlanc ss 4 Totals 37 000 210 010 600
r h bi 1 3 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 7 14 5 000—3 00x—7
E-Gray 2 (3), Seager (5). DP-Seattle 3, Texas 1. LOB-Seattle 3, Texas 8. 2B-Ackley (15), German (1), L.Martin (1). SB-Seager (3), Liddi (1). SF-Carp.
Seattle F.Hrnndz L,14-14 Gray Kelley Texas Ogando Feldman W,2-1 Tateyama O’Day Kirkman
31⁄3 22⁄3 2
12 1 1
7 0 0
5 0 0
BB SO 1 0 0
2 1 2
2 4 1 1 1
0 5 0 0 0
0 3 0 0 0
0 3 0 0 0
0 1 0 0 0
2 4 2 0 1
HBP-by F.Hernandez (Gentry), Feldman (Liddi). WP-Feldman. T-2:38. A-40,242 (49,170).
Rays 6, Blue Jays 2 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Tampa Bay moved within 11⁄2 games of Boston in the AL wild-card race. Toronto
ab McCoy ss 4 EThms lf 3 Bautist rf 3 KJhnsn 2b 4 Encrnc 3b 2 Rasms cf 4 Cooper 1b 4 Arencii c 4 Loewen dh 3 Totals 31 Toronto Tampa Bay
r 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
h 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 6
bi 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
ab Jnnngs lf 3 BUpton cf 3 Longori 3b 4 Zobrist 2b 4 Damon dh 3 SRdrgz ss 4 Ktchm 1b 2 Joyce rf 3 Loaton c 3 Totals 29 200 000 200 100
r h bi 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 5 000—2 03x—6
E-McCoy 2 (5), Cooper (4). DP-Toronto 2. LOB-Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 3. 2B-Rasmus (10), Damon (29). HR-Bautista (43), Zobrist (18), Damon (16). SB-B.Upton 2 (33), Damon (19). CS-K.Johnson (3), B.Upton (12).
IP Toronto R.Romero L,15-11 72⁄3 1⁄3 Janssen Tampa Bay Niemann 1 Al.Torres W,1-1 5 B.Gomes H,4 1 Jo.Peralta H,19 1 Farnsworth 1
2 3 0 1 0
2 0 0 0 0
2 0 0 0 0
2 1 0 0 0
0 5 2 1 2
HBP-by R.Romero (Jennings, Kotchman), by Al.Torres (Bautista). WP-R.Romero. T-2:34. A-27,773 (34,078).
Orioles 6, Tigers 5 DETROIT — Justin Verlander lost his streak of 12 consecutive winning starts. Baltimore
ab Angle lf 3 Hardy ss 5 Markks rf 4 Guerrr dh 4 Wieters c 4 AdJons cf 4 MrRynl 1b 4 C.Davis 3b 4 KHdsn pr 0 J.Bell 3b 0 Andino 2b 4 Totals 36 Baltimore Detroit
r 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 6
h 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 10
bi 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
ab AJcksn cf 4 Ordonz rf 5 Worth pr 0 DYong lf 5 MiCarr 1b 4 VMrtnz dh 4 Rhyms pr-dh 0 Avila c 3 JhPerlt ss 3 Raburn 2b 3 Kelly 3b 4 Totals 35 131 000 001 201
r h bi 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 10 5 001—6 010—5
E-Raburn (16). DP-Detroit 1. LOB-Baltimore 5, Detroit 7. 2B-V.Martinez (36). HR-Angle (1), Mar.Reynolds (37), Mi.Cabrera (28). CS-Ad.Jones (3). S-Angle, A.Jackson. SF-Jh. Peralta.
Baltimore Guthrie Strop W,2-1 BS,2-2 Gregg S,22-29 Detroit Verlander Alburquerque Schlereth L,2-2
6 2 1
7 2 1
4 1 0
4 1 0
2 0 0
2 0 1
7 1 1
8 1 1
5 0 1
5 0 1
1 0 0
6 1 1
Guthrie pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. WP-Schlereth. T-2:46. A-44,846 (41,255).
National League Mets 2-6, Phillies 1-3 NEW YORK — The Mets completed a doubleheader sweep that handed the NL East champions their eighth straight defeat. Game One Philadelphia ab Rollins ss 3 Polanc 3b 4 Victorn cf 4 Howard 1b 4 Ibanez lf 4 Orr pr 0 Mayrry rf 3 Ruiz c 3 WValdz 2b 2 Hamels p 1 Pence ph 1 Lidge p 0 Totals 29 Philadelphia New York
r 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
h 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
bi 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ab JosRys ss 3 RTejad 2b 3 DWrght 3b 3 Bay lf 1 Satin 1b 3 Evans 1b-rf 4 Harris rf-lf-cf2 Nickes c 3 Pridie cf 2 Pasccc ph 1 RPauln ph 1 Dickey p 2 Totals 28 000 000 000 000
r h bi 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2 100—1 11x—2
DP-Philadelphia 1, New York 1. LOBPhiladelphia 6, New York 6. 2B-Victorino (25), D.Wright (23). HR-Pascucci (1). SB-Jos. Reyes (37), R.Tejada (5), D.Wright (13). S-W. Valdez, Hamels, R.Tejada.
Philadelphia Hamels Lidge L,0-2 New York Dickey Batista Parnell W,4-6 Acosta S,3-6
3 1 0 1
1 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
1 1 0 1
4 1 0 1
r 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
h bi 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WP-Dickey. T-2:27. A-33,961 (41,800).
Game Two Philadelphia ab Rollins ss 5 Victorn cf 3 BFrncs lf 1 Utley 2b 3 Pence rf 4 Mayrry 1b 4 Gload 1b 3 Ruiz ph 1 Bowker ph 1 Schndr c 2 Kratz ph 1 WValdz 3b 3 Ibanez ph 1 Blanton p 1 Kndrck p 1 Totals 34 Philadelphia New York
r 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
h 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
bi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
ab 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 0
RTejad ss JuTrnr 2b Harris lf DWrght 3b Evans rf Thole c Satin 1b Pridie cf Gee p Baxter ph Parnell p DHerrr p Acosta p Totals 021 005
30 6 6 4 000 000—3 100 00x—6
E-Pence (6), Ju.Turner (13). DP-New York 3. LOB-Philadelphia 7, New York 3. 2B-Utley (21), Gload 2 (8), Evans (8), Pridie (9). SB-Harris (5), Pridie (7). CS-Rollins (8). S-Gee.
Philadelphia Blanton Herndon L,1-4 K.Kendrick Schwimer Stutes De Fratus New York Gee W,13-6 Parnell H,11 D.Herrera H,1 Acosta S,4-7
2 2⁄3 11⁄3 1 2 1
1 1 4 0 0 0
0 4 2 0 0 0
0 0 2 0 0 0
0 2 0 0 0 0
3 1 1 2 2 2
6 12⁄3 1⁄3 1
9 0 0 1
3 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
2 0 0 1
2 1 0 0
T-2:48. A-32,437 (41,800).
Nationals 4, Braves 1 WASHINGTON — ChienMing Wang pitched six effective innings. Atlanta
ab Bourn cf 4 Prado lf 4 C.Jones 3b 4 Uggla 2b 3 McCnn c 4 Fremn 1b 4 JaWlsn ss 3 Heywrd rf 3 Beachy p 2 Varvar p 0 Conrad ph 0 Linernk p 0 Totals 31 Atlanta Washington
r 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
h 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
bi 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ab Dsmnd ss 4 Ankiel cf 4 Zmrmn 3b 4 Morse lf 4 Storen p 0 Werth rf 2 Espinos 2b 2 Marrer 1b 3 IRdrgz c 2 Wang p 2 Grzlny p 0 L.Nix ph 1 Totals 28 000 010 010 300
r h bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 4 000—1 00x—4
DP-Atlanta 2. LOB-Atlanta 5, Washington 4. HR-Freeman (21). SB-Werth (17), Espinosa (15). CS-Bourn (13), McCann (2), Espinosa (6).
Atlanta Beachy L,7-3 Varvaro Linebrink Washington Wang W,4-3 Gorzelanny H,4 Clippard H,36 Storen S,41-46
6 1 1
5 1 0
4 0 0
4 0 0
4 0 0
9 1 1
6 1 1 1
4 0 1 1
1 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
0 1 1 0
4 2 0 1
WP-Beachy 2. T-2:47. A-33,986 (41,506).
San Francisco ab Christn cf 4 Edlefsn p 0 Runzler p 0 Fontent 3b 4 Beltran rf 2 AnTrrs rf 1 PSndvl 3b 3 Ford cf 1 Pill 1b 4 Belt lf 4 HSnchz c 4 BCrwfr ss 3 Surkmp p 0 Mota p 1 Gillaspi ph 1 Joaquin p 0 Burriss b 2 Totals 34 San Francisco Arizona
r 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
h 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Arizona ab Blmqst ss 6 A.Hill 2b 4 Duke p 0 Hmck ph 1 ACastll p 0 CYoung cf 2 Blum ph-3b 1 Gldsch 1b 1 Overay ph-1b1 RRorts 3b-2b 5 GParra rf 3 Cowgill lf-cf 5 HBlanc c 3 IKnndy p 2 Brrghs ph 1 Gillespi ph-lf 1 Totals 100 600
r 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0
h bi 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 2 4 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0
36 15 15 15 001 000—2 005 31x—15
E-Belt (4). DP-San Francisco 1, Arizona 2. LOB-San Francisco 7, Arizona 11. 2B-Christian (4), An.Torres (24), P.Sandoval (26), Belt (6), Blum (2), Overbay (20), G.Parra (20), Cowgill (2), I.Kennedy (3). 3B-H.Blanco (1). SB-A.Hill (4), C.Young (22), Cowgill (4). SF-G.Parra.
IP San Francisco 2⁄3 Surkamp L,2-1 Mota 31⁄3 Zito 1 Joaquin 1 Edlefsen 12⁄3 1⁄3 Runzler Arizona I.Kennedy W,21-4 6 R.Cook 1 Duke 1 A.Castillo 1
3 3 2 3 4 0
6 0 2 3 4 0
6 0 2 3 4 0
BB SO 4 2 3 1 3 0
0 3 0 0 0 1
5 1 2 1
2 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
4 0 0 0
Zito pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. WP-Joaquin 2. PB-H.Sanchez. T-3:13 (Rain delay: 0:28). A-49,076 (48,633).
Pirates 4, Reds 3 PITTSBURGH — Rookie Josh Harrison had four hits to lead the Pirates to the win. Cincinnati
ab BPhllps 2b 5 Stubbs cf 3 Votto 1b 5 Heisey lf 4 Bruce rf 2 Mesorc c 4 JFrncs 3b 4 Renteri ss 4 TrWood p 1 Fisher p 0 Sappelt ph 0 Frazier ph 1 Arrdnd p 0 Alonso ph 1 Totals 34 Cincinnati Pittsburgh
r 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
h 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
bi 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ab 5 5 0 4 4 2 0 0 4 2 2 1 1
Presley lf JHrrsn 3b AMcCt cf D.Lee 1b Walker 2b Ludwck rf Veras p Grilli p Jarmll c RCeden ss Lincoln p Ciriaco ph Paul rf Totals 100 013
r 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h bi 1 0 4 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 4 11 4 010 010—3 000 00x—4
DP-Pittsburgh 1. LOB-Cincinnati 10, Pittsburgh 10. 2B-B.Phillips 2 (37), Votto 2 (40), J.Francisco 2 (5), J.Harrison (13), Walker (31), Jaramillo (3). 3B-J.Harrison (2). SB-J.Harrison (4), A.McCutchen (23), Walker 2 (9). CS-Walker (6). SF-A.McCutchen, Ludwick, R.Cedeno.
Cincinnati Tr.Wood L,6-6 Fisher Burton Horst Arredondo Ondrusek Pittsburgh Lincoln W,2-3 J.Hughes H,1 Watson H,10 Veras H,27 Grilli S,1-1
22⁄3 11⁄3 1 2⁄3 11⁄3 1
7 1 1 1 1 0
4 0 0 0 0 0
4 0 0 0 0 0
BB SO 2 1 0 0 1 1
2 0 2 0 2 1
5 1 1 1 1
6 0 0 1 1
2 0 0 1 0
2 0 0 1 0
4 0 1 1 0
4 3 1 2 1
Lincoln pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
WP-Veras, Grilli. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1 T-3:15. A-37,388 (38,362). ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals kept their faint wild-card Padres 3, Dodgers 0 hopes alive. SAN DIEGO — Matt Kemp’s Chicago St. Louis pursuit of the Triple Crown ab r h bi ab r h bi took a hit when Aaron HaSCastro ss 4 0 1 0 Furcal ss 4 0 0 0 Barney 2b 4 1 1 0 Jay cf 3 0 0 0 rang threw eight sharp inLaHair rf 4 0 2 0 Craig ph 1 0 0 0 Marshll p 0 0 0 0 Rzpczy p 0 0 0 0 nings.
LeMahi 3b C.Pena 1b ASorin lf Campn lf DeWitt 3b Marml p Byrd cf Soto c RLopez p Colvin ph Cashnr p Totals Chicago St. Louis
0 4 4 0 4 0 3 3 2 1 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Motte p 0 Pujols 1b 3 Brkmn rf 4 Hollidy lf 4 Greene pr 0 Freese 3b 3 YMolin c 3 Chamrs pr 0 Schmkr 2b 3 Lohse p 1 Descals ph 1 Theriot ph 0 33 1 6 1 Totals 30 100 000 000 000
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1 000—1 002—2
Two outs when winning run scored. E-Soto (13), DeWitt (7). LOB-Chicago 5, St. Louis 8. SB-Greene (11). S-Lohse.
Chicago R.Lopez Cashner H,1 Marshall H,33 Mrml L,2-6 BS,10-44 St. Louis Lohse Dotel Rzepczynski Motte W,5-2
6 1 1 2⁄3
4 0 0 1
0 0 0 2
6 0 0 0
WP-Marmol. T-2:28. A-42,571 (43,975).
1 0 0 0
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
BB SO 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
1 1 0 1 8 2 0 1
Los Angeles ab DGordn ss 4 Sands rf 4 Kemp cf 4 JRiver lf 3 Loney 1b 3 Mitchll 3b 3 Fdrwcz c 2 Oeltjen ph 1 JCarrll ph 1 Sellers 2b 3 Miles ph-2b 1 Blngsly p 1 Totals 30 Los Angeles San Diego
r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
San Diego Venale lf OHudsn 2b Maybin cf Headly 3b Blanks ph AlGnzlz 3b Hermid rf LMrtnz c Rizzo 1b Parrino ss Harang p Totals 000 000
ab 4 4 3 3 1 0 3 4 2 0 2
r 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
h bi 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
26 3 5 2 000 000—0 030 00x—3
E-Federowicz (1). DP-San Diego 1. LOBLos Angeles 3, San Diego 6. 2B-Sands (15), Hermida (2). SB-Loney (4), Parrino (1). CS-Rizzo (1). S-Harang.
Los Angeles Billingsley L,11-11 Kuo Lindblom Elbert San Diego Harang W,14-7 H.Bell S,42-47
5 2 1⁄3 2⁄3
4 0 0 1
3 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
BB SO 3 1 0 0
3 1 1 2
HBP-by Kuo (Parrino), by Billingsley
(Maybin). Brewers 6, Marlins 4 T-2:21. A-39,966 (42,691). MILWAUKEE — Pinch-hitter Corey Hart had a go-ahead, Rockies 4, Astros 2, two-run double. 13 innings Florida Milwaukee HOUSTON — Chris Nelson ab r h bi ab r h bi Bonifac ss 5 1 2 2 Morgan rf 3 0 0 0 walked with the bases loaded Infante 2b 5 1 2 1 C.Hart ph-rf 1 1 1 2 in the 13th inning. Dobbs 3b 4 0 2 0 CGomz cf 4 2 2 0
Stanton rf 4 Morrsn lf 3 GSnchz 1b 4 Petersn cf 5 Hayes c 3 JoLopz ph 1 Sanaia p 1 JoBakr ph 0 R.Webb p 0 DMrph ph 1 Totals 36 Florida Milwaukee
0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 11
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Braun lf 3 Fielder 1b 3 McGeh 3b 4 TGreen 2b 4 Counsll 2b 0 YBtncr ss 4 Lucroy c 4 Greink p 2 HrstnJr ph 1 FrRdrg p 0 Totals 33 100 210 101 100
0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 12 6 000—4 30x—6
DP-Florida 1, Milwaukee 1. LOB-Florida 13, Milwaukee 8. 2B-Hayes (9), C.Hart (24), C.Gomez 2 (11), Braun (37), Fielder (35), Hairston Jr. (19). 3B-Braun (6). HR-Bonifacio (4), Infante (7), Y.Betancourt (13). SB-Fielder (1). S-Sanabia, C.Gomez.
Florida Sanabia Badenhop L,2-3 M.Dunn BS,4-4 R.Webb Ceda Milwaukee Greinke Saito Hawkins W,2-1 Fr.Rodriguez H,16 Axford S,45-47
4 2 0 1 1
6 3 1 1 1
3 2 1 0 0
3 2 1 0 0
BB SO 1 0 0 1 2
1 0 0 0 1
5 1 1 1 1
9 0 0 1 1
4 0 0 0 0
4 0 0 0 0
5 0 1 1 0
6 1 1 2 2
Badenhop pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. M.Dunn pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. WP-Ceda, Fr.Rodriguez. T-3:03. A-44,520 (41,900).
Diamondbacks 15, Giants 2 PHOENIX — Ian Kennedy pitched six innings to earn his NL-best 21st win and Arizona routed San Francisco, eliminating the defending World Series champions from the postseason picture.
ab EYong lf 5 M.Ellis 2b 3 Fowler cf 4 Nelson ss 5 Wggntn rf 5 JRomr p 0 EEscln p 0 MtRynl p 0 WRosr ph 0 Hamml p 1 Pachec 1b 6 Kzmnff 3b 5 Iannett c 3 S.Smith ph 1 Field rf 0 Totals 38 Colorado Houston
r 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
h 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
bi 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
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Chiefs, Chargers look to fix turnover issues CHIEFS CAPSULE
By Bernie Wilson Associated Press Sports Writer
SAN DIEGO — As disappointing as it was to commit four turnovers and lose to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, the San Diego Chargers can at least tell themselves that things aren’t as bad as they are with the Kansas City Chiefs. A season after ending the Chargers’ run of four straight AFC West titles, the Chiefs (0-2) are a mess, burdened by blown knees, blunders and blowouts. They’ve lost a high-profile player to a torn left anterior cruciate ligament in each of the last three games. It started with tight end Tony Moeaki in their exhibition finale, then continued with Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry in the opener and All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles in last week’s debacle in Detroit. Each is K.C. AT lost for the SAN DIEGO year. They’ve done a When: 3:05 p.m. lousy job today taking Where: San Diego of care of the TV: CBS (cable ball, havchs. 5, 13,205) ing comLine: Chargers by mitted nine 141⁄2 turnovers already, against only two takeaways. That’s why it’s no surprise the Chiefs were routed 41-7 at home by Buffalo then 48-3 by the Lions. Now they’ve got to travel for today’s game against the Chargers (1-1), who have turnover issues of their own but did manage to tidy up a few messes and win their opener against Minnesota. The Bolts are still somewhat miffed at Kansas City for knocking them off what they think is their rightful perch atop the AFC West, and irritated at themselves for going
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS QUARTERBACK MATT CASSEL, LEFT, and San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers hope to take better care of the ball today when the Chiefs and Chargers square off in San Diego. The two teams are the worst in the NFL in turnover margin through two weeks. only 3-3 in the division and missing the playoffs last year. The Chiefs have been so awful going back even to their last two games of 2010 that their division title seems like a mirage. “I just want to refrain from really making judgments out of a lot of things right now until, you know, we get a little further down the road,” coach Todd Haley said. “Everybody on this team needs to play better, starting with the quarterback, and he knows that. He’s excited about the challenge and that’s what we’re going to do. But it’s not just him. It’s not just anybody.” So that would seem to indicate that it’s everybody, although Matt Cassel is an easy culprit after throwing four interceptions and losing a fumble in two games. Last year, he was picked off only seven times.
“I think the No. 1 thing we haven’t done this year that we did last year was take care of the football,” Cassel said. “It starts with me. If you’re in the minus column at the end of the day, you’re going to end up with an L. That alone will help this team.” San Diego’s Philip Rivers can feel his pain. Rivers also has been picked off four times and lost a fumble. Turnovers ruined any chance the Chargers had against the Patriots, and Rivers had three of them. In two games, the Chargers have six turnovers and one takeaway. The Chargers and Chiefs can talk all they want about trying to limit turnovers, but they still have to do something about it. Asked what he can do, Rivers said: “Don’t throw it to them. That’s it. It’s that simple. Don’t throw the ball. For the most part, I don’t throw it
Defenses having tough time keeping pace with offenses By Barry Wilner
Honestly, I think they’re (officials) making Sarcastically, defensive it too easy for the players around the NFL wonder if the game is be- offense.” AP Pro Football Writer
coming flag football. Coaches trying to figure out how to stop those record-setting offenses aren’t quite so cheeky. They’re too busy fighting to keep up. Through two weeks, a record 1,502 points and 172 touchdowns have been scored. Of course, some came on special teams or returns by the defense (15 TDs overall). Still, most offenses have been unstoppable, particularly in the air, with 15,771 yards passing through Week 2 — also a record. At his current pace, Tom Brady would throw for about 8,000 yards, nearly 3,000 above Dan Marino’s NFL mark. And rookie Cam Newton has been right there with Brady in a stunning display of precociousness. “The league is going to more pass-oriented offenses,” Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers said. “I guess St. Louis did a number of no-huddle drives (Monday night). We’ve done some as well. The Patriots like to spread people out and Brady’s been throwing the ball all over the place. “I read something last night that five quarterbacks were on pace to break Marino’s record, with Brady on pace for 7,500 yards or something crazy like that. That’s the trend in the NFL.” The trend has been caused by a variety of reasons, most notably rules changes through the years. Nearly every change that doesn’t have to do with player safety — and even some of those — has benefited the offense. Defenders can’t bump receivers beyond five yards from the line of scrimmage. They must get turned around
— Buffalo Bills linebacker Andra Davis toward the line on passes if they want to put their hands up to knock down a throw. They are limited in how they can use their hands to take on blockers, who are less limited in that area than they once were. Quarterbacks are more protected than ever, especially on where they can and can’t be touched — stay away from the head, neck and knees — and they have the freedom to ground the ball from anywhere outside the pocket without being penalized. Alterations to the definition of a defenseless player and the elimination of launching at an opponent, both significant and wise moves by the NFL to cut down on illegal hits and injuries, have made defenders gun-shy at times, too. “Honestly, I think they’re making it too easy for the offense,” said Bills linebacker Andra Davis, a 10-year veteran. “People might think I’m crazy, they might think I’m just complaining, but you can’t touch a guy 5 yards (downfield). The really good ones, you can’t touch past 4 yards. “Quarterbacks, they’re big and strong, so you can’t just bring them down any kind of way. If you go in and try to hit them and you’re timid, and they don’t go down, and they complete a pass, it’s first down. “You’ve got all these big fines guys are thinking about. What’s a defenseless receiver? Are you supposed to let them catch the ball first and then tackle them?” Ask anyone from the other
side of the ball, of course, and they call Davis’ comments sour grapes. On Davis’ team alone, the turn toward more efficient offense is most pronounced: Buffalo leads the league with 79 points. It scored 87 in its first five games last year. The lockout has had a profound effect on defenses, particularly those that run complicated schemes. That’s pushed offenses even further ahead in the early part of the schedule. “We’ve got to pick it up across the board, across the NFL,” Chargers safety Eric Weddle said of all defenses. “You can look at all the best defenses last year and they’re not playing very good. But it takes time. Just like anything, you don’t jell and become a great defense over six, seven weeks.” Especially when you are facing great offenses who already have their acts together. But here’s a scary thought, courtesy of Saints quarterback Drew Brees: “I feel like there’s plenty more left out there. I walk out from both of those games feeling like there were opportunities left out there and things I could have done better. I don’t think we’ve scratched the surface yet.” Chargers QB Philip Rivers, though, doesn’t expect the offensive onslaught to last through December. “Usually throughout the season it goes in waves,” he said. “I don’t think anybody expects it to be that type of yardage for 16 weeks.” Teammate Weddle agrees. “If one guy doesn’t do it, a great quarterback is going to find him and find the open zone or open man if that guy’s not doing his job,” Weddle said. “We’ll get it right, though. It’s a long season.” For most defenses, it already has been a long season.
to the other team very often. Here in the first two, they’ve gotten four of them. Two of them, I can’t say were unlucky, but a little unfortunate. The other two, they’re poor throws. Both of them are down inside the 30 going in.” The Chargers have also trailed by double digits in the first half of both their games. They rallied against the Vikings to win, 24-17, but ran aground against the Patriots. Again, Rivers has a simple answer. “Score. Score sooner,” he said. “You never like to be playing catch-up. It can change the game plan, obviously depending on where you are in the game, and it can make it tough on the defense and both sides of the ball.” Now the Chargers will get a shot at a team with more problems, plus a chance to redeem a mediocre performance in last year’s AFC West.
The Chiefs stunned the Chargers in the 2010 opener in Kansas City, and San Diego never had as much as a share of the division lead the rest of the way. San Diego got a bit of revenge when it beat the Chiefs, 31-0, on Dec. 12, a game Cassel missed after having an emergency appendectomy. Two weeks later, though, the Chargers tanked at Cincinnati and were eliminated from playoff contention.
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OPENING LINE — Chargers by 15 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Kansas City 0-2; San Diego 0-2 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 51-50-1 LAST MEETING — Chargers beat Chiefs 31-0, Dec. 12, 2010 LAST WEEK: Chiefs lost to Lions 48-3; Chargers lost to Patriots 35-21 CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (30), RUSH (7), PASS (32) CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (24), RUSH (25), PASS (20) CHARGERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (3), RUSH (22), PASS (4) CHARGERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (T17), RUSH (26), PASS (15) STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Two of worst teams in NFL in taking care of ball. Chiefs have nine turnovers and two takeaways; Chargers have six turnovers and one takeaway. ... Chiefs minus-7 in differential, putting them on pace for 72 turnovers and a whopping minus-56. ... Chargers TE Antonio Gates has 12 TD catches vs. KC, his most vs. any opponent. Gates (537) needs five receptions to surpass Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow (541) for second-most in team history. First on list is another Hall of Famer, Charlie Joiner, the team’s wide receivers coach. Gates (69) needs TD catch to join Tony Gonzalez (90) as second TE in NFL history with 70 TD catches. ... Gates held without catch in San Diego’s 35-21 loss at New England last Sunday, and only pass to him was intercepted. ... San Diego WR Vincent Jackson has 3,851 career receiving yards and needs 77 to move into Chargers’ top-10 list. Ronnie Harmon (3,928) 10th on list. Jackson had career-bests with 10 catches for 172 yards at New England. ... Chiefs outscored 89-10 through two games. The 1989 Steelers that were put together by coach Todd Haley’s father, Dick Haley, started season by getting outscored 92-10, but beat Vikings in Week 3. They went on to finish 9-7 and win playoff game before losing to John Elway’s Broncos.
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AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 2 0 0 1.00073 45 Buffalo 2 0 0 1.00079 42 N.Y. Jets 2 0 0 1.00059 27 Miami 0 2 0 .000 37 61 South W L T Pct PF PA Houston 2 0 0 1.00057 20 Jacksonville 1 1 0 .500 19 46 Tennessee 1 1 0 .500 40 29 Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000 26 61 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 1 1 0 .500 48 33 Cincinnati 1 1 0 .500 49 41 Cleveland 1 1 0 .500 44 46 Pittsburgh 1 1 0 .500 31 35 West W L T Pct PF PA Oakland 1 1 0 .500 58 58 San Diego 1 1 0 .500 45 52 Denver 1 1 0 .500 44 45 Kansas City 0 2 0 .000 10 89 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Washington 2 0 0 1.00050 35 Dallas 1 1 0 .500 51 51 Philadelphia 1 1 0 .500 62 48 N.Y. Giants 1 1 0 .500 42 44 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 1 1 0 .500 64 55 Atlanta 1 1 0 .500 47 61 Tampa Bay 1 1 0 .500 44 47 Carolina 0 2 0 .000 44 58 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 2 0 0 1.00072 57 Detroit 2 0 0 1.00075 23 Chicago 1 1 0 .500 43 42 Minnesota 0 2 0 .000 37 48 West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 1 1 0 .500 57 44 Arizona 1 1 0 .500 49 43 St. Louis 0 2 0 .000 29 59 Seattle 0 2 0 .000 17 57 Today’s Games Houston at New Orleans, noon Denver at Tennessee, noon Detroit at Minnesota, noon San Francisco at Cincinnati, noon New England at Buffalo, noon N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, noon Miami at Cleveland, noon Jacksonville at Carolina, noon Kansas City at San Diego, 3 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 3 p.m. Baltimore at St. Louis, 3 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 3:15 p.m. Green Bay at Chicago, 3:15 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 3:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 7:20 p.m. Monday’s Game Washington at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
(x-subject to change) Buffalo, L 7-41 (0-1) Detroit, L 3-48 (0-2) Today — at San Diego, 3:05 p.m. Oct. 2 — Minnesota, noon Oct. 9 — at Indianapolis, noon Oct. 16 — BYE Oct. 23 — at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Oct. 31 — San Diego, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 — Miami, noon Nov. 13 —Denver, noon Nov. 21 — at New England, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 — Pittsburgh, 7:20 p.m.-x Dec. 4 — at Chicago, noon Dec. 11 — at N.Y. Jets, noon Dec. 18 — Green Bay, noon Dec. 24 — Oakland, noon Jan. 1 — at Denver, 3:15 p.m.
SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 9, Clark Atlanta 7 Arkansas St. 53, Cent. Arkansas 24 Baylor 56, Rice 31 Houston 56, Georgia St. 0 Mary Hardin-Baylor 35, HardinSimmons 17 McMurry 63, E. Texas Baptist 31 North Texas 24, Indiana 21 Oklahoma 38, Missouri 28 Oklahoma St. 30, Texas A&M 29 Prairie View 43, MVSU 34 TCU 55, Portland St. 13 Texas Lutheran 51, Howard Payne 13 Texas Southern 14, Alcorn St. 7 Texas St. 35, Stephen F. Austin 26 Texas Tech 35, Nevada 34 UTSA 54, Bacone 7 MIDWEST Adrian 19, Concordia (Ill.) 17 Akron 36, VMI 13 Augsburg 32, St. John’s (Minn.) 31 Augustana (SD) 34, SW Minnesota St. 24 Ball St. 48, Army 21 Beloit 34, Knox 20 Bowling Green 37, Miami (Ohio) 23 Buena Vista 44, Cornell (Iowa) 10 Capital 14, Baldwin-Wallace 11 Carleton 34, Hamline 0 Carroll (Wis.) 21, Ripon 14 Coe 27, Wartburg 24 Dayton 17, Central St., Ohio 7 Drake 24, Butler 14 Dubuque 56, Central 28 Eureka 55, Presentation 27 Ferris St. 48, Tiffin 13 Findlay 26, Grand Valley St. 20 Grinnell 49, Lake Forest 34 Heidelberg 41, Otterbein 20 Hillsdale 35, Lake Erie 26 Hope 28, Lakeland 14 Illinois 23, W. Michigan 20 Illinois St. 20, S. Dakota St. 13 Indiana St. 37, Youngstown St. 35 Iowa 45, Louisiana-Monroe 17 Kalamazoo 58, Benedictine (Ill.) 19 Kent St. 33, South Alabama 25 Lewis & Clark 37, Macalester 28 Marian (Ind.) 56, Malone 0 Martin Luther 36, Crown (Minn.) 22 Michigan 28, San Diego St. 7 Michigan St. 45, Cent. Michigan 7 Michigan Tech 28, Indianapolis 16 Minn. Duluth 26, Bemidji St. 23 Minn. St.-Mankato 57, Concordia (St.P.) 34 Minn. St.-Moorhead 29, Minn.Crookston 22, OT Monmouth (Ill.) 55, Illinois College 14 Mount St. Joseph 28, Bluffton 17 N. Dakota St. 37, Minnesota 24 N. Illinois 47, Cal Poly 30 N. Iowa 38, W. Illinois 10 North Dakota 53, Black Hills St. 19 Northwestern (Minn.) 49, Mac Murray 6 Oberlin 27, Hiram 7 Ohio St. 37, Colorado 17 Rose-Hulman 31, Hanover 20 S. Illinois 20, Missouri St. 18 Saginaw Valley St. 28, Northwood (Mich.) 20 Simpson (Iowa) 21, Loras 3 St. Cloud St. 45, Mary 24 St. Francis (Ind.) 69, Concordia (Mich.) 0 St. Norbert 30, Lawrence 0 St. Olaf 44, Gustavus 26 St. Scholastica 44, Minn.-Morris 19 St. Thomas (Minn.) 48, Concordia (Moor.) 30 St. Xavier 49, Trinity (Ill.) 14 Wabash 49, Chicago 7 Walsh 22, Urbana 20 Washington & Lee 49, Alma 42 Wayne (Mich.) 31, Ohio Dominican 24 Wayne (Neb.) 37, Northern St. (SD) 10 Westminster (Mo.) 45, Greenville 28 Wheaton (Ill.) 49, Olivet 15 Winona St. 72, Upper Iowa 31 Wis.-Eau Claire 38, Wis.-River Falls 17 Wis.-Platteville 17, Wis.-LaCrosse 14 Wis.-Stevens Pt. 14, Albion 3 Wisconsin 59, South Dakota 10 Wittenberg 38, Allegheny 3 EAST Albany (NY) 44, Columbia 21 Albright 57, King’s (Pa.) 17 Ashland 45, N. Michigan 16 Bloomsburg 46, Millersville 7
Boston College 45, UMass 17 Bryant 30, Wagner 28 Bucknell 34, Princeton 9 CW Post 40, Shippensburg 22 Case Reserve 24, Denison 6 Castleton St. 56, Anna Maria 52 Cortland St. 31, Rowan 28 Delaware 27, Old Dominion 17 Delaware Valley 50, FDU-Florham 7 Duquesne 41, St. Francis (Pa.) 14 Georgetown 52, Marist 28 Hamilton 24, Tufts 16 Hobart 56, St. John Fisher 20 LSU 47, West Virginia 21 Lehigh 27, Liberty 24 Mercyhurst 42, Lock Haven 3 Monmouth (NJ) 24, CCSU 12 Montclair St. 53, Buffalo St. 24 Notre Dame 15, Pittsburgh 12 Penn St. 34, E. Michigan 6 Rhode Island 21, Fordham 17 Rutgers 38, Ohio 26 Sacred Heart 24, Dartmouth 21 St. Augustine’s 34, Lincoln (Pa.) 17 St. Lawrence 20, Merchant Marine 10 Stony Brook 37, Lafayette 20 Susquehanna 56, Gettysburg 55, OT Syracuse 33, Toledo 30, OT Towson 42, Colgate 17 UConn 17, Buffalo 3 Union (NY) 41, Rochester 34 Ursinus 35, McDaniel 28 Villanova 30, Penn 21 WPI 34, RPI 31 Wilkes 35, Widener 27 William Paterson 35, Brockport 23 Wooster 10, Ohio Wesleyan 6 Yale 37, Cornell 17 SOUTH Alabama 38, Arkansas 14 Alabama A&M 20, Grambling St. 14 Alabama St. 21, Jackson St. 14 Appalachian St. 14, Chattanooga 12 Auburn 30, FAU 14 Austin Peay 23, E. Kentucky 17 Bethel (Tenn.) 35, Cumberlands 28 Birmingham-Southern 28, Sewanee 21 Campbellsville 56, Lindsey Wilson 25 Catawba 23, Tusculum 21 Centre 45, Austin 0 Clemson 35, Florida St. 30 Coastal Carolina 31, NC A&T 14 Davidson 35, Johnson C. Smith 7 Duke 48, Tulane 27 East Carolina 28, UAB 23 Elon 18, The Citadel 15, OT Florida 48, Kentucky 10 Florida A&M 38, Southern U. 33 Furman 62, Presbyterian 21 Gallaudet 14, Apprentice 3 Georgetown (Ky.) 21, Shorter 14 Georgia 27, Mississippi 13 Georgia Southern 52, W. Carolina 20 Georgia Tech 35, North Carolina 28 Jacksonville 57, Campbell 21 Jacksonville St. 28, E. Illinois 21 James Madison 20, William & Mary 14 Johns Hopkins 27, Muhlenberg 17 Kansas St. 28, Miami 24 Kentucky St. 23, Kentucky Wesleyan 7 Louisiana College 52, Mississippi College 17 Louisiana-Lafayette 36, FIU 31 McNeese St. 48, SE Louisiana 27 Mississippi St. 26, Louisiana Tech 20, OT Morehouse 25, Lane 21 Morgan St. 14, Howard 9 New Hampshire 45, Richmond 43 Newberry 24, Carson-Newman 3 Norfolk St. 33, Charleston Southern 3 Northwestern St. 34, Nicholls St. 0 Pikeville 51, Faulkner 34 Rhodes 24, DePauw 14 SC State 69, Delaware St. 0 SMU 42, Memphis 0 San Diego 48, Morehead St. 44 Savannah St. 33, NC Central 30 South Carolina 21, Vanderbilt 3 South Florida 52, UTEP 24 Southern Miss. 30, Virginia 24 Temple 38, Maryland 7 Tennessee Tech 38, SE Missouri 31 Thomas More 35, Washington & Jefferson 32 Troy 38, Middle Tennessee 35 Valdosta St. 38, S. Arkansas 21 Virginia Tech 30, Marshall 10 West Alabama 17, Arkansas Tech 12 Wofford 38, Samford 23 FAR WEST Air Force 63, Tennessee St. 24 Boise St. 41, Tulsa 21 Colorado St. 35, Utah St. 34, 2OT Fresno St. 48, Idaho 24 Linfield 52, La Verne 3 Menlo 24, Whitworth 17 Montana St. 36, E. Washington 21 N. Arizona 20, Idaho St. 3 Nebraska 38, Wyoming 14 Sacramento St. 42, Montana 28 Sam Houston St. 48, New Mexico 45, OT San Jose St. 34, New Mexico St. 24 UCLA 27, Oregon St. 19 Washington 31, California 23 Weber St. 45, N. Colorado 21 Whittier 66, Puget Sound 48
Conf. All games W L W L Oklahoma State 1 0 4 0 Oklahoma 1 0 3 0 Baylor 0 0 3 0 Iowa State 0 0 3 0 Kansas State 0 0 3 0 Texas 0 0 3 0 Texas Tech 0 0 3 0 Kansas 0 0 2 1 Texas A&M 0 1 2 1 Missouri 0 1 2 2 Saturday’s Games Kansas State 28, Miami (Fla.) 24 Oklahoma State 30, Texas A&M 29 Baylor 56, Rice 31 Texas Tech 35, Nevada 34 Oklahoma 38, Missouri 28 Saturday, Oct. 1 Oklahoma v. Ball State Kansas State v. Baylor Iowa State v. Texas Kansas v. Texas Tech Texas A&M v. Arkansas
Times TBA unless noted McNeese State, W 42-24 (1-0) Northern Illinois, W 45-42 (2-0) at Georgia Tech, L 24-66 (2-1) Oct. 1 — Texas Tech (homecoming), 11 a.m. 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.
Ottawa, W 41-16 (1-0) Peru (Neb.), W 55-12 (2-0) at Evangel (Mo.), L 27-34 (2-1) Central Methodist (Mo.), W 31-7 (3-1) at Missouri Valley (Mo.), L 7-38 (3-2) Oct. 1 — MidAmerica Nazarene Oct. 8 — at Avila (Mo.) Oct. 22 — Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Nov. 5 — Benedictine Nov. 12 — at Graceland (Iowa)
at Trinity Bible (N.D.), L 35-42 (0-1) Tabor, L 0-48 (0-2) at Southern Nazarene (Okla.), L 0-63 (0-3) at Bacone (Okla.), L 7-65 (0-4) SW Assemblies (Texas), L 2-46 (0-5) Oct. 1 — at Southwestern Oct. 8 — Quincy (Ill.) Oct. 22 — St. Francis (Ill.) Oct. 29 — Robert Morris (Ill.) Nov. 5 — at Waldorf (Iowa) Nov. 12 — Trinity Bible (N.D.)
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At Killeen Castle Dunsany, Ireland Yardage: 6,587; Par: 72 Europe 8, United States 8 Today’s Pairings Singles 5:10 a.m. — Paula Creamer, United States, vs. Catriona Matthew, Europe 5:20 a.m. — Stacy Lewis, United States, vs. Sophie Gustafson, Europe 5:30 a.m. — Morgan Pressel, United States, vs. Anna Nordqvist, Europe 5:40 a.m. — Juli Inkster, United States, vs. Laura Davies, Europe 5:50 a.m. — Vicky Hurst, United States, vs. Mel Reid, Europe 6 a.m. — Brittany Lincicome, United States, vs. Christel Boeljon, Europe 6:10 a.m. — Brittany Lang, United States, vs. Sandra Gal, Europe 6:20 a.m. — Christina Kim, United States, vs. Maria Hjorth, Europe 6:30 a.m. — Michelle Wie, United States, vs. Suzann Pettersen, Europe 6:40 a.m. — Ryann O’Toole, United States, vs. Caroline Hedwall, Europe 6:50 a.m. — Angela Stanford, United States, vs. Azahara Munoz, Europe 7 a.m. — Cristie Kerr, United States, vs. Karen Stupples, Europe
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TEMPLE RUNNING BACK BERNARD PIERCE ACKNOWLEDGES fans after Temple defeated Maryland, 38-7, on Saturday in College Park, Md. Pierce set a school record with five rushing touchdowns in the victory. High School
Sunflower League Standings W L PF PA Lge Ovl Dis Olathe N 4 0 178 63 4-0 4-0 0-0 Olathe S 4 0 144 63 4-0 4-0 0-0 Free State 3 1 105 75 3-1 3-1 0-0 Olathe East 3 1 114 96 3-1 3-1 0-0 SM East 2 2 118 74 2-2 2-2 0-0 Lawrence 2 2 112 79 2-2 2-2 0-0 Olathe NW 2 2 128 128 2-2 2-2 0-0 SM West 2 2 91 127 2-2 2-2 0-0 SM NW 1 3 64 128 1-3 1-3 0-0 SM North 1 3 53 129 1-3 1-3 0-0 SM South 0 4 111 156 0-4 0-4 0-0 Leavenworth0 4 45 135 0-4 0-4 0-0 Friday’s Games Lawrence Free State 42, SM Northwest 7 Lawrence 35, Leavenworth 13 Olathe North 56, SM South 21 Olathe East 44, Olathe Northwest 20 SM West 20, SM North 13 Saturday’s Game Olathe South 29, SM East 21 Sept. 29 Game Olathe North v. Leavenworth Sept. 30 Games Free State v. SM North Lawrence v. SM East Olathe East v. SM West Olathe South v. Olathe Northwest SM South v. SM Northwest
SM West W, 35-12 (1-0) at Olathe South L, 22-33 (1-1) at Olathe East, L 20-21 (1-2) at Leavenworth, W 35-13 (2-2) Sept. 30 — SM East Oct. 7 — SM South Oct. 14 — at Olathe North Oct. 21 — Olathe NW Oct. 28 — at Free State
at Olathe South L, 14-35 (0-1) Leavenworth W, 23-20 (1-1) at SM South, W 26-21 (2-1) SM Northwest, W 42-7 (3-1) Sept. 30 — SM North Oct. 6 — at SM East Oct. 13 — at Olathe NW Oct. 21 — Olathe North Oct. 28 — LHS
Frontier League Standings
W L PF PA Lge Ovl Di Paola 4 0 148 18 3-0 4-0 0-0 Eudora 3 1 69 38 3-0 3-1 0-0 De Soto 2 2 61 51 2-2 2-2 0-0 Louisburg 2 2 73 68 1-1 2-2 0-0 Baldwin 2 2 99 89 1-2 2-2 0-0 Ottawa 1 3 24 106 0-2 1-3 0-0 Spring Hill 1 3 69 116 0-3 1-3 0-0 Friday’s Games Paola 50, Ottawa 0 Spring Hill 28, St. James 14 Eudora 8, De Soto 0 Louisburg 14, Silver Lake 13 Baldwin 41, El Dorado 14 Friday, Sept. 30 Eudora v. Paola Louisburg v. De Soto St. James v. Baldwin Ottawa v. Spring Hill
Other Area Teams Standings
W L PF PA Dist McLouth 4 0 202 19 0-0 Wellsville 4 0 179 40 0-0 Mill Valley 4 0 206 69 0-0 Perry-Lecompt 4 0 158 52 0-0 Veritas 4 0 204 74 0-0 Tonganoxie 1 3 72 126 0-0 Santa Fe Trail 0 4 58 168 0-0 Oskaloosa 0 4 18 155 0-0 Friday’s Games McLouth 49, Wichita Sunrise 13 Wellsville 48, Osawatomie 6 Mill Valley 53, KC Bishop Ward 7 Perry-Lecompton 48, Santa Fe Trail 26 Veritas 54, Hutchinson Central Christian 8 KC Turner 36, Tonganoxie 6 Horton 38, Oskaloosa 6 Friday, Sept. 30 Jefferson Co. North v. McLouth Wellsville v. Council Grove KC Piper v. Mill Valley Royal Valley v. Perry-Lecompton Salina St. John’s v. Veritas Bonner Springs v. Tonganoxie Hiawatha v. Santa Fe Trail Valley Falls v. Oskaloosa
Roy Griak CC Saturday at University of Minnesota Men’s Gold Team scoring: 1. North Carolina State 96, 2. Portland 114, 3. Minnesota 153, 4. Arizona State 178, 5. Penn State 195, 6. Iowa State 212, 7. Cal Poly 233, 8. Michigan State 246, 9. California 255, 10. Duke 266, 11. Butler 283, 12. Navy 290, 13. Long Beach State 298, 14. Washington 309, 15. Kansas 343, 16. Colorado State 295, 17. Boise State 445, 18. Iowa 482, 19. Arizona 485, 20. Regina 527, 21. South Dakota State 553, 22. Drake 554, 23. North Dakota State 683, Kansas State 704. Medalist: Lawi Lalang, Arizona, 23:15.5. Kansas results: 38. Zach Zarda, 24:49.9; 46. Austin Bussing, 24:59.2; 62. James Wilson, 25:12; 85. Reid Buchanan, 25:29.7; 116. Josh Baden, 25:51.3; 123. Emilio Trujillo, 25:54.9; 154. Jose Munoz, 26:21.2; 155. Josh Munsch, 26:21.2; 157. Eric Dyson, 26:25; 171. Connor Day, 26:38.4.
Women’s Gold Team scoring: 1. California 128, 2. Iowa State 128, 3. Arizona 131, 4. Michigan State 148, 5. Minnesota 182, 6. Washington 200, 7. Vanderbilt 225, 8. Penn State 250, 9. Connecticut 264, 10. BYU 273, 11. Arizona State 278, 12. Wisconsin 295, 13. Colorado State 316, 14. Kansas 338, 15. North Carolina State 420, 16. Northwestern 427, 17. Boise State 449, 18. Long Beach State 485, 19. Oklahoma 491, 20. Kansas State 509, 21. Charlotte 529, 22. Idaho State 530, 23. North Dakota State 595, 24. South Carolina 719, 25. South Dakota State 797, 26. Drake 836. Medalist: Deborah Maier, California, 20:29.2. Kansas results: 11. Rebeka Stowe, 20:58.9; 37. Kara Windisch, 21:31.6; 90. Kyra Kilwein, 22:10.6; 94. Tesse Turcotte, 22:12.5; 120. Cori Christensen, 22:29.3; 177. Liza Tauscher, 23:11; 181. Ragen Allen, 23:12.6; 208. Allie Marquis, 23:33.6; 225. Kathleen Thompson, 23:52.4; 231. Maddy Rich, 24:11.4; 239. Devin Wiegers, 24:23.9.
Rim Rock Farm Classic Saturday at Rim Rock Boys Gold Varsity 5K Team results: 1. Rockhurst 131, 2. Liberty 199, 3. Marquette 209, 4. Wichita Carroll 217, 5. Shawnee Mission West 268, 6. College Park 273, 7. Wichita North 320, 8. St. Thomas Aquinas 329, 9. Blue Springs 334, 10. Festus 335, 11. Bishop Kelley 341, 12. Chaparral 358, 13. Blue Valley West 383, 14. Lawrence 399, 15. De Smet Jesuit 440, 16. Omaha Creighton Prep 467, 17. Free State 481, 18. Shawnee Mission East 489, 19. Maize 501, 20. Manhattan 503, 21. Baldwin 558, 22. Washburn Rural 565, 23. Shawnee Mission North 576, 24. Nixa 592, 25. Staley 615, 26. Liberal 623, 27. Park Hill 630, 28. Wichita Haysville Campus 637, 29. Blue Valley North 694, 30. Lee’s Summit West 721, 31. Truman 742, 32. Oak Park 755. 33. Blair 769, 34. Olathe Northwest 886. Winner: Jacob Morgan, Topeka Washburn, 15:13. Free State results: 8. Kain Anderson, 15:59; 40. Kamp Wiebe, 16:40; 133. John Volkin, 17:35; 158. John Corbett, 17:46; 170. Phillip Bradshaw, 17:51; 172. Dylan Aul, 17:52. Lawrence results: 31. Gavin Fischer, 16:35; 75. Reid Hildenbrand, 17:06; 80. Zach Andregg, 17:08; 100. Simon Fangman, 17:17; 144. Nathan Stringer, 17:41; 186. Chester Lewis, 18:04; 242. Keegan Matheis, 20:17. Girls Gold Varsity 4K Team results: 1. College Park 104, 2. St. Thomas Aquinas 160, 3. Wichita Carroll 174, 4. Shawnee Mission West 175, 5. St. Theresa’s Academy 216, 6. Iowa City West 225, 7. Liberty 281, 8. Manhattan 306, 9. Rogers 313, 10. Kirkwood 320, 11. Free State 326, 12. Blue Valley Northwest 327, 13. Chaparral 333, 14. Baldwin 365, 15. Nixa 371, 16. Maize 373, 17. Blue Springs South 398, 18. Washburn Rural 426, 19. Blue Valley North 443, 20. Olathe Northwest 501, 21. Shawnee Mission East 525, 22. Lawrence 539, 23. Wichita East 582, 24. Marquette 587, 25. Wichita North 595, 26. Park Hill 634, 27. Liberal 646. Winner: Samantha Nightingale, Blue Springs, 14:15. Free State results: 18. Lynn Robinson, 15:46; 54. Molly McCord, 16:30; 68. Rosemary Newsome, 16:45; 92. Lauren Wethington, 17:09; 99. Olivia Loney, 17:16; 170. Bailey Sullivan, 18:25. Lawrence results: 67. Grace Morgan, 16:44; 77. Michala Ruder, 16:53; 131. Emily McEntire,17:36; 135. Riley Shook, 17:39; 137. Leah Gabler, 17:41; 177. Mallory McFall, 18:50; 181. Chloe Hay, 19:26. Boys Blue Varsity Perry-Lecompton results: 94. Addison Jones, 18:41: 211. Travis Bohannan, 21:15: 223. Austin Clark, 22:25. Seabury results: 69. Brandon McCaffrey, 18:25; 190 Marcus Allen, 20:34; 206. Thomas Westbrook, 21:09; 221. Patrick Gutierrez, 22:40; 222. Michael Kressig, 22:41. Eudora results: 138. Austin Tuggle, 19:22.7; 149. Tristin Chapman, 19:34.2; 177. Dalton Strickell, 20:16.2; 179. Tanner Lynn, 20:19.2; 191. Cole Hutchins, 20:34.0; 194. Gunnar Norris, 20:36.8; 203. Scott Lounsbury, 20:51.9. Girls Blue Varsity Perry-Lecompton results: 143. Madison Hess, 19:14; 150. Annie Mehl, 19:33; 175. Shannon Foster, 20:44; 184. Melissa Schmidt, 21.15. Seabury results: 13. Kate Albrecht, 16:24; 50. Maddie McCaffrey, 17:19; 77. Heidi Dumesich, 17:58; 130. Phoebe Grabill, 19:06; 152. Addie Graham, 19:38; 191. Eilish Gibson, 21:46. Eudora results: 32. Danelle Topil, 16:57.9; 56. Kelsey Balluch, 17:32.4; 59. Auston Katzfey, 17:34.7; 80. Anna Brown, 18:01.8; 113. Hannah Schram, 18:45.1; 115. Sophia Lehmann, 18:48.1
Girls Blue JV 4K Seabury results: 209. Hannah Gibson 25:05 Boys Blue JV 5K Seabury results: 219. Jamin Yoon 23:21; 223. Gary Kim 23:41; 236. Daniel Amieva 26:14; 237. Kit Rice 27:26; 242. Ibrahim Iskandarani 32:13 Boys Crimson & Blue JV 5K Eudora results: 106. Hunter Trefz, 20:17.7; 120 Andrew Rome, 20:27.9; 167 Jordan Root, 21:13.4; 226 Broderick Topil, 23:45.9; 227 Jamison Walrod, 23:54.6.
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Today at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, N.H. Lap length: 1.058 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 135.002 mph. 2. (4) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 134.763. 3. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 134.648. 4. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 134.587. 5. (22) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 134.382. 6. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 134.354. 7. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 134.16. 8. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 134.146. 9. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 134.146. 10. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 134.075. 11. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 134.056. 12. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 133.981. 13. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 133.821. 14. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 133.816. 15. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 133.792. 16. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 133.769. 17. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 133.755. 18. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 133.595. 19. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 133.572. 20. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 133.445. 21. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 133.357. 22. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 133.245. 23. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 133.203. 24. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 133.114. 25. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 132.905. 26. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 132.896. 27. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 132.665. 28. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 132.591. 29. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 132.572. 30. (51) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 132.429. 31. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 132.232. 32. (38) J.J. Yeley, Ford, 132.213. 33. (34) David Gilliland, Ford, 132.048. 34. (30) David Stremme, Chevrolet, 131.856. 35. (66) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 131.797. 36. (7) Robby Gordon, Dodge, 131.352. 37. (13) Casey Mears, Toyota, 131.293. 38. (55) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 131.058. 39. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 130.833. 40. (32) Mike Bliss, Ford, 130.613. 41. (37) Josh Wise, Ford, 130.55. 42. (46) Scott Speed, Ford, 130.304. 43. (71) Andy Lally, Ford, owner points.
Preseason EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts F A Buffalo 4 4 0 0 8 11 5 Pittsburgh 3 3 0 0 6 11 4 Ottawa 4 2 1 1 5 10 11 Tampa Bay 4 2 2 0 4 14 12 N.Y. Islanders 2 1 1 0 2 9 8 Philadelphia 4 2 1 1 5 12 9 Boston 2 1 0 1 3 7 5 N.Y. Rangers 2 1 0 1 3 5 5 Washington 3 0 2 1 1 5 9 Carolina 2 0 2 0 0 3 6 Toronto 5 2 3 0 4 11 13 Montreal 4 1 3 0 2 10 15 Florida 4 1 3 0 2 12 18 New Jersey 3 1 2 0 2 7 11 Winnipeg 3 1 2 0 2 10 10 WESTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts F A Nashville 5 4 1 0 8 17 12 Dallas 3 3 0 0 6 14 7 Edmonton 4 2 2 0 4 10 9 Columbus 4 2 1 1 5 13 14 San Jose 3 3 0 0 6 12 2 Phoenix 4 2 2 0 4 11 9 Vancouver 4 2 2 0 4 8 13 Los Angeles 2 1 0 1 3 4 4 Detroit 3 1 2 0 2 7 9 Chicago 3 1 2 0 2 6 10 Colorado 2 0 2 0 0 4 8 Anaheim 4 1 3 0 2 10 19 Minnesota 4 3 1 0 6 10 10 St. Louis 5 3 2 0 6 12 10 Calgary 3 1 2 0 2 9 7 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Saturday’s Games Pittsburgh 4, Minnesota 1 Buffalo 3, Toronto 2 Ottawa 3, Montreal 2 N.Y. Islanders 6, New Jersey 2 Tampa Bay 5, Florida 3 Nashville 4, Winnipeg 3 Dallas 3, St. Louis 2 Edmonton 2, Calgary 1 Anaheim 4, Vancouver 1 San Jose 1, Phoenix 0 Today’s Games Chicago at Detroit, 4 p.m. Buffalo at Columbus, 4 p.m. Winnipeg vs. Carolina at Charlotte, NC, 4 p.m. Boston vs. Montreal at Halifax, Nova Scotia, 5 p.m. Dallas at Colorado, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 7 p.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 8 p.m. Anaheim at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Houston 10 9 12 42 39 39 Columbus 11 11 8 41 35 38 Sporting KC 10 9 11 41 44 38 Philadelphia 9 7 13 40 37 31 New York 8 7 15 39 46 41 D.C. 9 8 11 38 43 41 Chicago 5 8 15 30 33 37 Toronto FC 6 13 12 30 32 55 New England 5 12 12 27 32 46 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA x-Los Angeles 17 3 10 61 44 22 Seattle 15 6 9 54 49 32 Real Salt Lake 15 8 6 51 42 27 FC Dallas 13 10 7 46 36 33 Colorado 10 9 12 42 41 40 Portland 10 13 7 37 37 44 Chivas USA 8 12 11 35 39 38 San Jose 6 11 13 31 32 39 Vancouver 4 15 10 22 29 49 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth Friday’s Game Sporting KC 1, Philadelphia 1, tie Saturday’s Games Houston 1, FC Dallas 0 New York 2, Portland 0 Los Angeles 1, Columbus 0 D.C. United 4, Real Salt Lake 1 Colorado 1, San Jose 1, tie Chivas USA 3, Toronto FC 0 Seattle FC 3, Vancouver 1 Today’s Game New England at Chicago, 3 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Columbus at Sporting Kansas City, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m.
Playoffs (Best-of-3) CONFERENCE FINALS (x-if necessary) Eastern Conference Indiana 1, Atlanta 0 Sept. 22: Indiana 82, Atlanta 74 Today: Indiana at Atlanta, 2 p.m. x-Tuesday: Atlanta at Indiana, 6 or 7 p.m. Western Conference Minnesota 1, Phoenix 0 Sept. 22: Minnesota 95, Phoenix 67 Today: Minnesota at Phoenix, 4 p.m. x-Tuesday: Phoenix at Minnesota, 7 or 8 p.m.
Saturday at East Lake Golf Club Atlanta Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,319; Par: 70 Third Round Aaron Baddeley 68-69-64—201 Hunter Mahan 67-68-66—201 Jason Day 67-67-69—203 K.J. Choi 68-65-70—203 Bill Haas 68-67-69—204 Luke Donald 66-68-70—204 Phil Mickelson 68-70-67—205 Fredrik Jacobson 70-67-68—205 Charles Howell III 67-71-68—206 Adam Scott 67-65-74—206 Bo Van Pelt 71-70-66—207 Steve Stricker 68-70-69—207 Keegan Bradley 64-71-72—207 Matt Kuchar 67-70-71—208 Webb Simpson 69-70-70—209
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Purchased the contract of RHP Mitch Talbot from Columbus (IL). Placed OF ShinSoo Choo on the 60-day DL. MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed C Joe Mauer, 1B Justin Morneau and INF Tsuyoshi Nishioka on the 15-day DL, Mauer retroactive to Sept. 15 and Morneau and Nishioka to Sept. 12. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Activated RHP Kris Medlen from the 60-day DL. Designated OF Matt Young for assignment. Frontier League EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Acquired RHP Eric Massingham from Somerset (Atlantic) to complete an earlier trade. TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed OF Matt Howard. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Named Morgan Burkhart manager. FOOTBALL Arena Football League ARIZONA RATTLERS — Re-signed LB Tyre Glasper. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Suspended Minnesota F Brad Staublitz and Columbus D James Wisniewski indefinitely, pending a hearing and completion of review by the league’s Department of Player Safety for separate incidents during Friday’s game. BUFFALO SABRES-Waived F Ales Kotalik and D Shaone Morrisonn.
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Assigned F Nicolas Blanchard, F Mike McKenzie, F Cedric McNicoll, F Jared Staal, F Justin Shugg, D Michal Jordan and D Rasmus Rissanen to Charlotte (AHL). CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Assigned F Rob Flick, D Brian Fahey and G Alec Richards to Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Assigned F Oliver Gabriel, D Anton Blomqvist, D Steven Delisle, D Dalton Prout and D Brent Regner to Springfield (AHL). Released F Aaron Bogosian and D Trevor Ludwig. Returned F Adam Payerl to Belleville (OHL). FLORIDA PANTHERS — Assigned F Mark Cullen, D Roman Derlyuk, F Angelo Esposito, F Jonathan Hazen, F Bracken Kearns, F Anthony Luciani, D Evan Oberg, F Greg Rallo, D Keith Seabrook, F Eric Selleck, D Tyson Strachan, F Scott Timmins and D Nolan Yonkman to San Antonio (AHL). MINNESOTA WILD — Returned C Zack Phillips to Saint John (QMJHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Returned G Scott Wedgewood to Plymouth (OHL), D Reece Scarlett to Swift Current (WHL), F J.T. Barnett to Kamloops (WHL), F Reid Boucher to Sarnia (OHL) and F Thomas Nesbitt to Ottawa (OHL). Assigned G Maxime Clermont. D Brandon Burlon, D Eric Gelinas, D Dan Kelly, D Joe Sova, D Harry Young, F J.S. Berube, F Mike Hoeffel, F Kory Nagy, F Nathan Perkovich, F Mike Sislo, F Myles Stoesz, F Joseph Whitney and F Darcy Zajac to Albany (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned G Chad Johnson, G Jason Missiaen, G Cameron Talbot, D Lee Baldwin, D Collin Bowman, D Sam Klassen, D Tomas Kundratek, D Jyri Niemi, D Jared Nightingale, D Pavel Valentenko, F Jonathan AudyMarchessault, F Tommy Grant, F Jordan Hickmott, F Tayler Jordan, F Kale Kerbashian, F Chad Kolarik, F Chris McKelvie, F Matt Rust, F Scott Tanski, F Kelsey Tessier, and F Jason Wilson to Connecticut (AHL). Returned D Peter Ceresnak to Peterborough (OHL), D Samuel Noreau to Baie-Comeau (QMJHL), F Shane McColgan to Kelowna (WHL), F J.T. Miller to Plymouth (OHL), F Michael St. Croix to Edmonton (WHL), F Christian Thomas to Oshawa (OHL), and F Andrew Yogan to Peterborough (OHL). OTTAWA SENATORS — Reassigned F Jean-Gabriel Pageau to Gatineau (QMJHL). PHOENIX COYOTES — Assigned G Justin Pogge, D Dean Arsene and D Tyler Eckford to Portland (AHL). Returned D Brandon Gormley to Moncton (QMJHL). ST. LOUIS BLUES — Assigned F Stephen Della Rovere, D Brennan Evans, D Jake Gannon, F Derek Nesbitt, RW Chase Polacek, RW Tyler Shattock, D David Shields and C Brett Sonne to Peoria (AHL). Returned LW Stephen MacAulay, RW Ty Rattie, C Ryan Tesink and LW Yannick Veilleux to their junior teams. SOCCER EGYPTIAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION — Named Bob Bradley national team coach and signed him through July 2014.
Saturday at Manhattan CHIEF tournament Veritas Christian def. Cair Paravel 25-19, 25-23; def. Hastings (Neb.) 25-12, 25-17; def. Flint Hills Christian 26-24, 25-14; def. Manhattan CHIEF 25-20, 19-25, 15-3. Veritas highlights: Sarah McDermott and Terri Huslig named to the all-tournament team. Veritas record: 13-3 Next for Veritas: Tuesday at home triangularHigh School JUNIOR VARSITY Saturday at Bishop Miege Lawrence High lost to St. Theresa’s 18-25, 9-25; lost to O’Hara 16-25, 25-22, 7-15; lost to Miege 12-25, 25-22, 7-15; lost to Notre Dame de Sion 25-23, 17-25, 13-15; lost to Blue Valley West 17-24, 25-22, 14-16. LHS record: 8-12 Next for LHS: Tuesday at homeHigh School C TEAM TOURNAMENT Saturday at Lawrence High Lawrence High finished third LHS def. Blue Valley Southwest, 25-16, 25-22. LHS def. Shawnee Mission South, 25-22, 25-17. LHS def. Bishop Miege, 27-25, 25-22. Olathe Northwest def. LHS, 25-23, 25-19. LHS def. Bishop Miege, 25-13, 19-25, 15-13. LHS record: 14-6. Next for LHS: Wednesday triangular at LHS.
Emporia Invitational Saturday at Emporia Team results: 1. Olathe East, 2. Free State, 3. Wichita Haysville Campus. Free State results Singles: 8. Sonia Schoneich def. Kelsey Schultz, Maize 8-7 (7-1); lost to Erica Chang, Olathe East 0-8; lost to Jenny Pinkston, Olathe East 0-8; lost to Amanda Baker, Maize 6-8. 11. Lindsey Howard lost to Chang 0-8; def. Schultz 8-3; lost to Hannah Wagle, Wichita Kapaun 4-8; def. Katie Wallace, Kapaun 8-3. Doubles: 3. Caitlyn Tilden-Guin Toalson def. Fee-Fee, Hutchinson 8-0; lost to Wever-Reiser, Hutchinson 2-8; def. Joseph-McReynolds, Free State 8-2. 4. Anita Joseph-Megan McReynolds def. Glasgow-Brown, Kapaun 8-2; def. Tunks-Scheller, Emporia 8-6; lost to Heaton-Magee, Olathe East 1-8; lost to TildenToalson 2-8.
Saturday At Progresul BNR Arenas Bucharest, Romania Purse: $579,200 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Florian Mayer (2), Germany, def. Filippo Volandri, Italy, 7-6 (3), 6-2. Pablo Andujar (4), Spain, def. Juan Ignacio Chela (1), Argentina, 6-4, 7-5. Doubles Championship Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace (3), Italy, def. Julian Knowle, Austria, and David Marrero (4), Spain, 3-6, 6-4, 10-8 tiebreak.
Saturday At Les Arenes de Metz Metz, France Purse: $616,500 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Semifinals Ivan Ljubicic (4), Croatia, def. Gilles Muller (8), Luxembourg, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5). Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (1), France, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (3), Ukraine, 6-4, 6-4. Doubles Semifinals Jamie Murray, Britain, and Andre Sa, Brazil, def. Kenny de Schepper and Arnaud Clement, France, 6-4, 6-3.
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X Sunday, September 25, 2011
BIG 12 ROUNDUP
TOP 25 ROUNDUP
OU avenges upset to Mizzou No. 17 Baylor 56, Rice 31 No. 7 Oklahoma St. 30, Rice 0 17 7 7—31 No. 8 Texas A&M 29 Baylor 21 14 21 0—56 First Quarter COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Bay-T.Williams 4 pass from R.Griffin Brandon Weeden threw for a (A.Jones kick), 8:26. Bay-Sampson 29 pass from R.Griffin school-record 438 yards and (A.Jones kick), 6:15. two scores and Justin BlackBay-Wright 17 pass from R.Griffin (A.Jones kick), 5:34. mon and Josh Cooper com- Second Quarter bined for 244 yards receiving Bay-Ganaway 4 run (A.Jones kick), 14:56. Rice-Eddington 2 run (Boswell kick), as Oklahoma State rallied for 12:57. Bay-Ganaway 10 pass from R.Griffin a victory over Texas A&M.
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No. 1 Oklahoma 38, Missouri 28 NORMAN, OKLA. — Landry Jones threw for 448 yards and three touchdowns to Ryan Broyles, leading Oklahoma back from a rare home deficit to beat Missouri on Saturday night. No. 7 Oklahoma St. 30, The Tigers (2-2, 0-1 Big 12) No. 8 Texas A&M 29 St. 3 0 21 6—30 pounced early to take a 14-3 Oklahoma Texas A&M 10 10 0 9—29 first-quarter lead, breaking First Quarter TAM_Tannehill 65 run (Bullock kick), a streak of 20 straight home 13:59. games in which Oklahoma (3OkSt_FG Sharp 27, 9:38. TAM_FG Bullock 43, 1:35. 0, 1-0) never trailed. Second Quarter The Sooners roared back TAM_Fuller 17 pass from Tannehill kick), 10:34. with 28 straight points to (Bullock TAM_FG Bullock 35, 1:51. avenge a loss in Columbia Third Quarter OkSt_J.Smith 13 run (Sharp kick), 12:24. last year when they were OkSt_Blackmon 11 pass from Weeden first in the BCS standings and (Sharp kick), 7:34. OkSt_T.Moore 4 pass from Weeden move their home winning (Sharp kick), 3:33. streak to 38 straight games. Fourth Quarter OkSt_FG Sharp 24, 14:06. Missouri also had a hot OkSt_FG Sharp 18, 6:24. start in last season’s upset. TAM_Fuller 4 pass from Tannehill kick), 2:20. This time, the Sooners (Bullock TAM_Safety, :00. were able to prevent any late A_87,358. OkSt TAM heroics by the Tigers. First downs 33 25 No. 1 Oklahoma 38, Missouri 28 Missouri 14 0 0 14—28 Oklahoma 10 14 7 7—38 First Quarter Mo-Franklin 1 run (Ressel kick), 11:18. Okl-FG Hunnicutt 26, 7:07. Mo-Washington 45 pass from Franklin (Ressel kick), 6:00. Okl-Broyles 24 pass from L.Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 4:07. Second Quarter Okl-Broyles 4 pass from L.Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 6:36. Okl-L.Jones 1 run (Hunnicutt kick), 4:10. Third Quarter Okl-Whaley 3 run (Hunnicutt kick), 6:20. Fourth Quarter Mo-Josey 48 run (Ressel kick), 6:44. Okl-Broyles 4 pass from L.Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 3:35. Mo-Franklin 1 run (Ressel kick), :32. A-85,547. Mo Okl First downs 24 32 Rushes-yards 42-241 39-144 Passing 291 448 Comp-Att-Int 16-33-0 35-48-2 Return Yards 0 11 Punts-Avg. 8-47.1 5-36.4 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 7-45 4-15 Time of Possession 27:37 32:23 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Missouri, Josey 14-133, Franklin 25-103, Culver 1-3, Moe 2-2. Oklahoma, Whaley 16-68, Clay 15-43, Millard 2-23, L.Jones 4-11, R.Finch 1-1, Team 1-(minus 2). PASSING-Missouri, Franklin 16-33-0-291. Oklahoma, L.Jones 35-48-2-448. RECEIVING-Missouri, Moe 7-119, Kemp 3-39, Egnew 2-40, J.Jackson 2-36, Washington 1-45, Josey 1-12. Oklahoma, Broyles 13-154, Reynolds 5-93, Whaley 5-82, D.Miller 4-40, Hanna 2-29, R.Finch 2-13, Haywood 2-7, Ratterree 1-25, Clay 1-5.
Rushes-yards 35-46 27-162 Passing 438 309 Comp-Att-Int 47-60-0 28-47-3 Return Yards 8 9 Punts-Avg. 4-45.0 3-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 11-95 10-82 Time of Possession 33:03 26:57 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING_Oklahoma St., Randle 21-83, J.Smith 6-39, Weeden 4-(minus 26), Team 4-(minus 50). Texas A&M, Tannehill 7-69, Michael 6-62, Gray 13-35, R.Swope 1-(minus 4). PASSING_Oklahoma St., Weeden 47-60-0438. Texas A&M, Tannehill 28-47-3-309. RECEIVING_Oklahoma St., J.Cooper 11-123, Blackmon 11-121, Anyiam 10-92, Randle 4-4, T.Moore 3-20, Co.Chelf 2-21, Harrison 2-9, Stewart 1-28, Staley 1-11, Anderson 1-5, Horton 1-4. Texas A&M, R.Swope 7-105, Fuller 6-55, McNeal 4-65, Nwachukwu 4-37, Branda.Jackson 3-32, Gray 3-9, Michael 1-6.
(A.Jones kick), 10:52. Rice-FG Boswell 31, 7:25. Rice-McDonald 5 pass from McHargue (Boswell kick), 4:46. Third Quarter Bay-Dixon 55 interception return (A.Jones kick), 10:30. Bay-T.Reese 64 pass from R.Griffin (A.Jones kick), 6:00. Rice-Gautreaux 19 pass from McHargue (Boswell kick), 3:11. Bay-R.Griffin 4 run (A.Jones kick), :54. Fourth Quarter Rice-McDonald 24 pass from McHargue (Boswell kick), 6:10. A-40,088. Rice Bay First downs 24 33 Rushes-yards 38-156 50-288 Passing 260 367 Comp-Att-Int 23-39-1 31-35-0 Return Yards 19 83 Punts-Avg. 5-44.2 2-49.5 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 4-2 Penalties-Yards 9-93 6-73 Time of Possession 30:33 29:27 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Rice, Petersen 7-51, McHargue 14-44, McGuffie 9-24, T.Smith 3-23, Eddington 4-14, Team 1-0. Baylor, Ganaway 17-78, Martin 6-76, R.Griffin 6-51, Salubi 8-48, I.Williams 8-25, Petty 3-12, Team 2-(minus 2). PASSING-Rice, McHargue 23-38-1-260, Petersen 0-1-0-0. Baylor, R.Griffin 29-33-0338, Petty 2-2-0-29. RECEIVING-Rice, McDonald 6-59, Willson 5-52, Gautreaux 2-33, Moore 2-17, T.Smith 2-14, McGuffie 2-2, Kitchens 1-42, Cook 1-19, Petersen 1-12, Hull 1-10. Baylor, Wright 11-108, T.Reese 7-106, Sampson 3-31, T.Williams 2-25, Najvar 2-18, Ganaway 2-15, Norwood 1-25, Da.Jones 1-21, Monk 1-5, Fuller 1-4, Salubi 0-9.
Kansas State 28, Miami 24 MIAMI — Kansas State stopped Miami quarterback Jacory Harris’ fourth-down run at the goal line with 49 seconds left, capping a brilliant late stand that sealed the Wildcats’ victory over the Hurricanes.
No. 17 Baylor 56, Rice 31 WACO, TEXAS — Robert Griffin III continued his in- Kansas St. 28, Miami 24 credible feat of throwing Kansas St. 7 7 7 7—28 3 0 14 7—24 more touchdown passes than Miami First Quarter incompletions, tossing for Mia_FG Wieclaw 39, 11:12. KSt_C.Klein 2 run (A.Cantele kick), 5:57. five scores and running for Second Quarter another to lead Baylor to a KSt_Lockett 20 pass from C.Klein (A.Cantele kick), 13:28. victory over Rice. Third Quarter Griffin was 29-of-33 for Mia_Streeter 4 pass from Harris (Wieclaw 7:38. 338 yards, upping his season kick), KSt_Tannahill 3 pass from C.Klein totals to 13 touchdowns and (A.Cantele kick), 3:40. Mia_Miller 59 run (Wieclaw kick), 2:52. 12 incompletions. He came Fourth Quarter into the game leading the naMia_Benjamin 34 pass from Harris (Wieclaw kick), 14:17. tion in passing efficiency and KSt_Hubert 2 run (A.Cantele kick), 10:00. third in total yards. A_43,786.
KSt Mia First downs 16 18 Rushes-yards 44-265 27-139 Passing 133 272 Comp-Att-Int 12-18-0 21-31-1 Return Yards 11 17 Punts-Avg. 4-39.3 4-39.0 Fumbles-Lost 4-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 6-51 4-30 Time of Possession 33:23 26:37 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING_Kansas St., Hubert 18-166, C.Klein 22-93, Rose 3-5, Lockett 1-1. Miami, Miller 18-106, Harris 4-14, James 4-10, Benjamin 1-9. PASSING_Kansas St., C.Klein 12-18-0-133. Miami, Harris 21-31-1-272. RECEIVING_Kansas St., S.Smith 4-27, Harper 3-23, B.Smith 2-26, McDonald 1-34, Lockett 1-20, Tannahill 1-3. Miami, Benjamin 6-91, Streeter 4-31, Dorsett 2-41, Hurns 2-36, Miller 2-11, Ford 1-33, Hagens 1-13, Byrd 1-9, James 1-5, Scott 1-2.
Texas Tech 35, Nevada 34 LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Seth Doege scrambled, looked right and found a wide open Eric Ward with 44 seconds left to rally the Red Raiders to a win over Nevada. Ward caught Doege’s third TD pass of the night as the Red Raiders (3-0) came back from a 28-14 deficit midway through the third quarter. Texas Tech 35, Nevada 34 Nevada 0 14 14 6—34 Texas Tech 0 7 14 14—35 Second Quarter TT-E.Ward 2 pass from Doege (Carona kick), 9:32. Nev-Fajardo 6 run (Martinez kick), 5:18. Nev-Arendse 16 pass from Fajardo (Martinez kick), :35. Third Quarter Nev-Matthews 2 pass from Lantrip (Martinez kick), 11:39. TT-Stephens 10 run (Carona kick), 8:22. Nev-Fajardo 56 run (Martinez kick), 5:29. TT-Amaro 8 pass from Doege (Carona kick), 4:12. Fourth Quarter Nev-FG Martinez 25, 13:00. TT-Stephens 1 run (Carona kick), 9:39. Nev-FG Martinez 21, 4:49. TT-E.Ward 4 pass from Doege (Carona kick), :36. A-55,664. Nev TT First downs 26 24 Rushes-yards 46-312 38-219 Passing 250 222 Comp-Att-Int 15-24-0 26-38-0 Return Yards 2 0 Punts-Avg. 2-37.5 3-41.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 6-40 7-50 Time of Possession 32:34 27:26 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Nevada, Fajardo 10-139, Ball 27-139, Anderson 2-17, Lantrip 7-17. Texas Tech, Stephens 26-134, Doege 9-83, K.Williams 2-3, Team 1-(minus 1). PASSING-Nevada, Lantrip 11-18-0-191, Fajardo 4-6-0-59. Texas Tech, Doege 26-380-222. RECEIVING-Nevada, Matthews 5-107, Anderson 3-52, Arendse 3-48, Session 3-39, Ball 1-4. Texas Tech, E.Ward 6-51, Franks 5-54, Torres 5-40, Stephens 3-30, Amaro 2-18, Swindall 1-8, Kennard 1-7, Marquez 1-6, Zouzalik 1-5, Corker 1-3.
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No. 2 LSU cruises at No. 16 West Virginia No. 13 Virginia Tech 30, Marshall 10 No. 2 LSU 47, HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — DaNo. 16 West Virginia 21 vid Wilson rushed for 132 MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Jar- yards, Josh Oglesby scored rett Lee threw three touch- two touchdowns and Virgindown passes, Michael Ford ia Tech beat Marshall. ran for two scores and LSU made a case to be No. 1, beat- No. 15 Florida 48, ing West Virginia. Kentucky 10 LEXINGTON, KY. — Jeff Demps ran 10 times for 157 No. 3 Alabama 38, yards and two touchdowns No. 14 Arkansas 14 as Florida routed Kentucky TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Trent for the Gators’ 25th straight Richardson rushed for 120 win in the series. yards and caught a 61-yard The Associated Press
touchdown pass and Alabama No. 18 South Florida 52, overwhelmed Arkansas. UTEP 24 TAMPA, FLA. — B.J. Daniels No. 4 Boise State 41, threw for 202 yards and ran Tulsa 21 for 130 more, leading South BOISE, IDAHO — Kellen Florida to a victory over Moore tossed four touchUTEP. down passes, a pair to Tyler Shoemaker, in less than No. 20 TCU 55, 21⁄2 quarters and Boise State Portland St. 13 rolled in its home opener. FORT WORTH, TEXAS — TCU scored three touchdowns in a No. 6 Wisconsin 59, span of 1:18 just before halfSouth Dakota 10 time as the Horned Frogs deMADISON, WIS. — Nick feated Portland State. Toon had a career-high 155 yards receiving and two touchdowns, helping Wis- No. 22 Michigan 28, consin rout South Dakota. San Diego St. 7 ANN ARBOR, MICH. — DeNo. 9 Nebraska 38, nard Robinson ran for three Wyoming 14 scores in the first half to give LARAMIE, WYO. — Rex Bur- Michigan a three-touchdown khead rushed for two touch- lead and finished with a seadowns and a career-high 170 son-high 200 yards rushing, yards, Taylor Martinez threw helping the Wolverines beat for 157 yards and a score to San Diego State. lead Nebraska.
No. 21 Clemson 35, No. 11 Florida State 30 CLEMSON, S.C. — Tajh Boyd threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Clemson opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a victory over Florida State. No. 12 South Carolina 21, Vanderbilt 3 COLUMBIA, S.C. — Marcus Lattimore scored two touchdowns and had 150 total yards from scrimmage to lead South Carolina to a win over Vanderbilt.
No. 24 Illinois 23, W. Michigan 20 CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — Troy Pollard carried the ball for a career-high 133 yards and Illinois needed all three of Derek Dimke’s field goals to survive Western Michigan. No. 25 Georgia Tech 35, North Carolina 28 ATLANTA — Tevin Washington threw a long touchdown pass and ran for two scores, including a five-yarder that gave Georgia Tech a victory over North Carolina.
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GEARING UP FOR ACTION
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FREE STATE AND LAWRENCE HIGH GYMNASTICS TEAM MEMBERS GATHER for a cheer before competition in the Free State Invitational on Saturday at Free State.
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75th out of 244 at 17:06. Senior Zach Andregg wasn’t far behind with a 17:08, finishing in 80th. On the girls side, junior Grace Morgan paced the Lions with a 16:44 and a 67thplace finish, but it wasn’t the PR she wanted going into the race. Last season, she ran Rim Rock in 16:30. “I think I held back a little
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Coming into the race, Anderson said he felt tired from the crazy week and the preparation for Homecoming. The coaches told him to just run without worrying about his time or place. Anderson became the first FSHS runner to ever break 16:00 at Rim Rock. Going into the race with no expectations seemed to work well. “Maybe we’ll try it a few more times,” Anderson said. Free State senior Kamp Wiebe was next for the Fire-
more than I should have,” Morgan said. The Lions girls finished in 22nd place out of 27 teams. Morgan said the end of the race was better than the beginning because the girls were elbow-to-elbow and fighting for position at the start. As the race progressed, the runners spread apart and opened up more room on the path. “It’s hard because you’re all packed together,” Morgan said about the first half of the course. “It’s a different race.” Senior Michala Ruder was
the second Lion to finish, coming in 77th at 16:53. LHS coach Brian Anderson was iffy about the results, with some runners doing well and the others not so well. The biggest bright spot of the day was junior Chester Lewis, who stepped up from JV to run the Varsity race. He ran an 18:04, which was a monster improvement from his previous time of 19:40, a personal record at the time. Lawrence will participate in the Sunflower League Meet in two weeks at Rim Rock.
birds at 16:40, good for 40th place individually. On the girls side, senior Lynn Robinson said she wasn’t tired before the race. It was during the race that got her. There were 186 girls in the Girls 4K Gold Varsity race and that meant better competition. Robinson lost some confidence when she wasn’t in the front pack like usual and hit a wall in the middle of the race. Still, she finished in 18th place and set a new personal record. “It didn’t feel like a 15:46 when I was running,” she said of her time. The FSHS girls finished in
11th place out of 27 teams. Molly McCord was the second Firebird to finish, coming in 54th place with a 16:30. FSHS coach Steve Heffernan said the team’s success came from a new training regimen. On Tuesdays, the team goes to Fall Creek, a place with bigger hills than Rim Rock. It gave the team confidence this week and will most likely do the same in two weeks when the Sunflower League meet takes place at Rim Rock. “This year,” Heffernan said, “that training run has probably made the biggest difference.”
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HASKELL WIDE RECEIVER ANTHONY MORRIS JR. (87) TRIES TO AVOID Anthony Genia’s tackle during Haskell’s game against Southwestern Assemblies of God. Haskell fell, 46-2, on Saturday at Haskell Stadium in Lawrence.
BRIEFLY defeated Colby (25-18, 25-16) and Manhattan (25-20, 15-25, 25-23). Free State will return to acEMPORIA — The doubles tion on Thursday at its home team of Caitlyn Tilden and triangular. Guin Toalson led Free State High’s girls tennis team to a second-place finish on Satur- Baker football day at the Emporia Invitational. falls to Mo. Valley Tilden and Toalson took MARSHALL, MO. — Baker third as a team. Eight schools University’s football team competed in the invite. Olathe East took first place. remained winless on the road after a 38-7 loss to Missouri Valley College on Saturday. FSHS volleyball The Wildcats fell to 3-2, goes 2-2 in Topeka while Missouri Valley improved to 4-0. TOPEKA — Free State’s volleyball team went 2-2 on Saturday in the Topeka SeaKU women’s XC man Tournament. 14th; men 15th The Firebirds (11-8) lost to FALCON HEIGHTS, MINN. — Silver Lake (25-27, 18-25) and Kansas University’s women’s Hayden (20-25, 16-25), but
FSHS tennis 2nd at Emporia invite
cross country team placed 14th out of 26 teams, while the KU men placed 15th of 24 teams on Saturday at the Roy Griak Invitational.
Kansas volleyball swept by Texas AUSTIN, TEXAS — Despite 14 kills from senior outside hitter Allison Mayfield and four blocks by redshirt sophomore middle blocker Caroline Jarmoc, Kansas Universty’s volleyball team fell to No. 8 Texas (20-25, 21-25, 17-25) on Saturday. KU, in its first Big 12 match of the season, fell to 11-2, while Texas improved to 8-3. The Jayhawks will play host to Iowa State at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Horejsi Center.
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Diane Patton Age: 51 Sign: Scorpio Occupation: Where do I start? Wife, mom, travel agent, cook, butler, gardener, personal shopper, interior designer, accountant… Relationship status: Happily married Hometown: Topeka Time in Lawrence: I live in Wichita, but I stay in Lawrence for all of the football games. What were you doing when you were scouted? Watching the Hawks beat McNeese in Football! Awesome! How would you describe your style? My style is whatever is comfortable. I frequently opt for black colors for class and simplicity — but my outfits never look like they belong on a 20-year-old. What are your current favorite fashion trends? I like most styles, as long as they don’t resemble 1980s fashion trends! What are your least CLOTHING DETAILS: favorite fashion KU shirt: TJMaxx, August trends? Anything I 2011, $15. Silver Belt: Big would have worn in the ‘70s — except my Sky Boutique, July 2011, $40. Levi’s 501s. Shorts: J.Crew, July 2011, What would you like $40. to see more of in Lawrence? I’d like to Shoes: Sperry, June 2011, $80. see more affordable, clean rentals for college students. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? I honestly like Lawrence and the atmosphere generated by the students and residents living in a college town. Do you have any fashion influences? I like Audrey Hepburn-inspired styles, so I try to pick up classic pieces when I can find them. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? No tattoos, but I do have pierced ears. People say I look like… Darn! No one says I look like anyone else.
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Darren Ricardo Age: 48 Sign: Aquarius Occupation: I’m a student and I work with Youth at Risk. Relationship status: Married Hometown: St. Paul, Minn. Time in Lawrence: 2 years What were you doing when you were scouted? Walking around downtown with my wife. How would you describe your style? Very open and alternative. I learned to be more free through my travels. What are your current favorite fashion trends? I like ‘60s/’70s hippie styles and ‘80s styles. I also like to mix in European and international styles. What are your least favorite fashion trends? I don’t like plain looks, and I’ve never liked hip-hop looks much. CLOTHING DETAILS: What would you like to My entire outfit was see more of in Lawapproximately $5 to rence? I’d like to see $10. Everything is from more menswear stores — places like Express and Social Service League, Wildman Vintage, and Banana Republic. Good Will. What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Less athletic wear, basketball shorts and hats. Do you have any fashion influences? English rock groups, musicians from groups like Duran Duran and styles I’ve seen while traveling abroad. Do you have any piercings or tattoos? No. People say I look like… No one in particular, although people always ask me where I’m from. Tell us a secret: I enjoy reading Out Magazine — it’s a gay magazine, and it has the best fashion coverage.
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Fall arts calendar 2011 By Trevan McGee
The weather’s cooler, the days are shorter, and the Kansas University campus is alive with students again. It’s fall in Lawrence and along with the change in season and influx of students comes a plethora of events courtesy of our vibrant arts community. There’s something for everyone in Law-
rence during the fall, whether you’re looking for a national touring band, a collection of local artists, spirited political dicussion or something to do with your whole family. Enter: our fall events calendar, which is crammed with more than enough to keep you and yours busy while the leaves turn.
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In 2008 Herbie Hancock won the Grammy for album of the year for the excellent “River: The Joni Letters.” To many unfamiliar, Hancock was the underdog in a category that inSEPTEMBER cluded Kanye West for “GraduKUID ation” and Amy Winehouse for Ages: All Mike Super “Back To Black,” but to anyone Time: 7 p.m. who had actually listened to Halloween Open House Date: 9/27 “River,” Hancock was the obTime: 11 a.m. Place: Woodruff Auditorium, vious choice. For roughly half Date: 10/31 Level 5, Kansas Union, 1301 JayPlace: Lobby, Level 4, Kansas a century Hancock has played hawk Boulevard a key role in jazz music as a Union Price: Free Price: Free Ages: All Ages: All
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Mike Super Time: 9 p.m. Date: 9/27 Place: Woodruff Auditorium, Level 5, Kansas Union Ages: All
NOVEMBER First Fridays Bus to KC Time: 5 p.m. Date: 11/4 Place: Kansas Union Price: Free Ages: All
band leader and composer, cutting his teeth as part of Miles Davis’ “second great quintet” before moving on to explore the role of funk and synthesizers in jazz music. His show at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, is pricey, with tickets for students starting at $22.50 and going up to $45, but for fans of jazz, funk or soul music or just a deep appreciation for a legend, the price is just right. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30.
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In the Mood - A 1940s Musical Review The KU Symphony Orchestra Time: 7:30 p.m. Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/26 Date: 9/27 Price: $35 adult, $29 seniors, Price: $7 for adults, $5 for stu$17 for students and children dents, children and seniors Ages: All Ages: All
Tunes at Noon: Fire In The Churchyard Time: Noon The Greatest Movie Ever Date: 9/30 Compañia Flamenca José Sold Place: Kansas Union Plaza, Porcel: Gypsy Fire Time: 8 p.m. 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/7 Price: Free Date: 9/30 Place: Woodruff Auditorium, Ages: All Price: $28 for adults; $26 for Level 5, Kansas Union staff, military and seniors; $10 Price: Free OCTOBER for students and children Ages: All Ages: All Josh Blue Morgan Spurlock Lecture Time: 7 p.m. Time: 7 p.m. OCTOBER Date: 10/19 Date: 11/9 Place: Woodruff Auditorium, The KU Wind Ensemble Place: Woodruff Auditorium, Level 5, Kansas Union Time: 7:30 p.m. Level 5, Kansas Union Price: Free Date: 10/4 Price: Free Ages: All Price: $7 for adults, $5 for stuAges: All dents, children and seniors The Rocky Horror Picture Ages: All Thanksgiving Open House Show Time: 11 a.m. Time: 8 p.m. Andrew Ross Sorkin: The Date: 11/16 Date: 10/27 Place: Lobby, Level 4, Kansas Global Economy: What’s Next? Place: Kansas Union BallTime: 7 p.m. Union room, Level 5 Date: 10/13 Please see SUA, page 10B Price: $5 general, $3 with Price: Free Ages: All David Crowder Band Time: 7 p.m. Date: 10/15 Price: $15 floor, $20 balcony Ages: All
The Intergalactic Menace Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/29 Price: $21 adults; $19 military personnel and seniors; $10 students and children Ages: All Herbie Hancock Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/30 Price: $45 adults; $41 faculty, military personnel and seniors; $22.50 students and children Ages: All
NOVEMBER AnDa Union Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/5 Price: $21 adults; $19 faculty, military personnel and seniors; $5 students and children Ages: All KU Wind Ensemble Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/17 Price: $7 for adults, $5 students, children and seniors. Ages: All
La Catrina Quartet Time: 2 p.m. An Evening With David SeDate: 10/16 daris Price: $21 for adults; $19 for Time: 7:30 p.m. faculty, military personnel and Date: 11/9 seniors; $5 for students and chilPrice: $40 adults; $36 faculty, dren military personnel and seniors; Ages: All $15 students and children Ages: All KU Symphonic Band and Chamber Winds Suzanne Farrell Ballet Time: 7:30 p.m. Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/19 Date: 11/12 Price: $7 for adults, $5 stuPrice: $28 adults; $26 faculty, Mike Yoder/Journal-World File Photo dents, children and seniors. military personnel, seniors; $10 ZOMBIES make a scary stumble along Mass. Street during the Ages: All students, children fourth annual Lawrence Zombie Walk in this Journal-World file Ages: All photo. This year’s event will be Oct. 6. The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China Ethel Time: 7:30 p.m. Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/21 Date: 11/19 Price: $28 for adults; $26 for Price: $21 adults; $19 faculty, faculty, military personnel and military personnel, $5 students, A bloody fun Lawrence tradi- to participate, but T-shirts are seniors; $10 for students and children tion, the annual Zombie Walk available to purchase in order children Ages: All invites horror fans big and to commemorate your undead Ages: All small to dawn their best undead experience. Minimum donaKU Symphonic Band and makeup and stiffly shuffle to the tions on those are $10 and proIn the Mood - A 1940s MusiUniversity Band Gazebo in South Park by 6:30 ceeds go to The Lawrence Hu- cal Review Time: 7:30 p.m. p.m. on Oct. 6. Starting at 7 p.m., mane Society. If your costume’s Time: 3 p.m. Date: 11/29 the zombies take to Mass. in a so great you don’t need a shirt, Date: 10/26 Price: $7 adults; $5 Students, makeshift parade that attracts bring an item from the Humane Price: $35 adults, $29 seniors, children and seniors as many onlookers as it does Society’s wish list, which can be $17 for students and children Ages: All participants — all in the name found at lawrencezombiewalk. Ages: All Please see SUA, page 10B of Halloween spirit. It’s free com.
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Second City Time: 8 p.m. Date: 11/16 Place: Woodruff Auditorium, Level 5 Price: $5 general admission, Free with KUID Ages: All
Kansas University Theatre, 1530 Naismith Drive OCTOBER Shakespeare in Hollywood Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/13, 10/14, 10/15 Place: Crafton-Preyer Theatre Price: $18 adults; $17 staff and seniors; $10 students and children Ages: All Shakespeare in Hollywood Time: 2:30 p.m. Date: 10/16 Place: Crafton-Preyer Theatre Price: $18 adults; $17 staff and seniors; $10 students and children Ages: All I Was the Voice of Democracy Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/28 Place: William Inge Memorial Theatre Price: Free Ages: All
NOVEMBER All My Sons Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/12, 11/17, 11/18, 11/19 Place: Crafton-Preyer Theatre Price: $18 adults; $17 staff and seniors; $10 students and children Ages: All All My Sons Time: 2:30 p.m. Date: 11/13, 11/20 Place: Crafton-Preyer Theatre Price: $18 adults; $17 staff and seniors; $10 students and children Ages: All
Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. SEPTEMBER Atmosphere Time: 8 p.m. Date: 9/26 Price: $21 Ages: All Pat Metheny Time: 8 p.m. Date: 9/29 Price: $45, $98 Ages: All
OCTOBER Sound Tribe Sector Nine Time: 8 p.m. Date: 10/1 Price: $24 Ages: All
NOVEMBER Skrillex Time: 8:30 p.m. Date: 11/2 Price: $21 Ages: All
The Granada, 1020 Mass.
SEPTEMBER Bluetech Time: 9:30 p.m. Date: 9/25 Price: $10 Ages: All
Price: $12 Ages: All Corey Smith Time: 9 p.m. Date: 11/9 Price: $15 in advance, $20 door Ages: All City and Colour Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/14 Price: $20 Ages: All Casey Donahue Band Time: 9 p.m. Date: 11/17 Price: $15 in advance, $18 door Ages: All
Datsik, Evil Bastards, Sick Nifty Bless the Fall, The Word Time: 9 p.m. Alive, Motionless in White, Date: 9/27 Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Price: $17 Time: 6:30 p.m. Ages: All Date: 11/20 Price: $15 in advance, $17 Tech N9ne door Time: 7:30 p.m. Ages: All Date: 9/29 Price: $30 Every Avenue Ages: All Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/22 OCTOBER Price: $13 Ages: All Chris Robinson Brotherhood Thee Oh Sees, Total ConTime: 9 p.m. trol, The Spook Lights, Date: 10/5 Mouthbreathers Price: $15 in advance, $18 Time: 9:30 p.m. door Date: 11/25 Ages: All Price: $10 in advance, $12 Ages: All MC Chris Time: 8:30 p.m. Replay Lounge, 946 Date: 10/6 Price: $13 Mass. Ages: All
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An electrifying debut First-time novelist’s slim coming-of-age tale explodes off the page
Autumn Ahlin, third-grader, By Tirdad Derakhshani Lawrence The Philadelphia Inquirer “‘Super Fudge’ by Judy Bloom. My teacher is reading PHILADELPHIA — Justin it to us.” Torres is living the first-time novelist’s ultimate fantasy: His stunning debut, the slim, sparse, poetic semiautobiographical coming-of-age story “We the Animals,” which was released Aug. 30, has been met with universal acclaim. Such is the love pouring Torres’ way that publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has sent forth the 31-yearold author on a 20-city tour to promote the book. It’s a Kevin Klaw remarkable move, even for microbiologist, established authors, and esLawrence pecially in this economy. “‘Catch-22’ by Joseph Heller. The buzz has been electric. The protagonist is in the air Otherwise stuffy critics force during World War II, are doing verbal cartwheels. and he tries many ways to Slick magazines’ otherwise get out of the service.” slender book review pages are teeming with flights of extravagant, fanciful praise. “We the Animals” ‘‘rumbles with lyric dynamite,” says Esquire. “A gorgeous, howling coming-of-age novel that will devour your heart,” proclaims Vanity Fair. “It makes you re-examine what it means to love and to hurt,” posits Oprah’s ever-solicitous mag, O. Torres finds it all extraordinary. And amusing. “I’ve just been like trying to handle Ann Sorebo, it all. ... I never expected any retired, of it in my wildest dreams,” Lawrence he says, on the phone after a “I’m in between books. I love reading in Washington. “I’m John Grisham and James just trying, racing, to catch Patterson, but want to try up.” something new. Some of my It’s a fast pace after the six friends have suggested new years it took Torres to write authors I may try.” “We the Animals.” At 125 pages, the novel is slim. But it packs a serious punch: Torres’ meticulously composed prose is coiled so tight, so compact, and so precise that it explodes off the page.
Made up of short fragments gathered under enigmatic chapter titles, “We the Animals” is “more like looking through a photo album than it is a traditional novel,” Torres says. Based in large part on the author’s life, “We the Animals” follows the trials and tribulations of a young, mixed-race, lower-middleclass couple — he’s Puerto Rican, she’s white — who married in their teens and who are struggling to raise three sons. Narrated by the sensitive, intelligent youngest son, the novel chronicles how the parents’ passionate if volatile bond with each other and with their boys often turns destructive. And it shows in heartbreaking detail how the unnamed narrator begins to feel increasingly alienated from his father and brothers as he discovers his budding homosexuality. Torres insists that while the fictional family closely mirrors his own, most of the events in the novel are either fabricated or heavily drama-
By Courtney Crowder
Josh Dostert, restaurant employee, Lawrence “‘The Brothers Karamazov’ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. I’m just 100 pages in. He is introducing the family to the reader.”
Answer : BAKING SLUDGE CLERGY ARMORY OUTWIT CAMERA The dispute at the airport resulted in —
CHICAGO — On Friday, Feb. 13, 1863, while the Civil War raged on, the Chicago Tribune ran a front-page story on the wedding of Mercy Lavinia Warren Bump to Charles Stratton, better known as General Tom Thumb. Why did their wedding warrant such attention? Why did their guest list include not only members of the day’s high society, but also President and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln? Because the couple were tiny people with perfect proportions — Stratton stood 40 inches high and Bump 32 inches — and, as such, fascinated the world. The Tribune article recounts that the crowd of revelers surrounding Grace Church in New York City blocked traffic for four blocks and numbered about “5,000 persons.” The president and his wife were unable to attend; they invited the Thumbs to the White House months later. But despite this celebrity, not much is known about Mrs. Tom Thumb today. It was this dichotomy that set author Melanie Hauser, whose pen name is Melanie Benjamin, on the path to writing her newest novel, “The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb.” “I was looking up famous women in the 19th century
In our dotage we look back upon our Halcyon youth and I was really shy and I didn’t remember a perfection play sports.” that existed Torres says his peers only in our minds. were so threatened by him, they turned violent. “People We recall youthful agility pulled knives on me.” and laughter, Torres’ family life wasn’t outrageous adventures idyllic, either. nurtured His father and brothers by inflated imaginadidn’t take kindly to his sexu- tion, a time ality. In an incident dramawhen immediacy tized in the novel, Torres’ overwhelmed, and we bathed parents committed the thenin eternal sunshine. 17-year-old to a psychiatric ward shortly after they disForgotten are the uncercovered he was gay. tainties “I was betrayed by my famof inexperience, the emily and I was really angry,” barrassment of Torres says. He has since ignorance, the dread repaired his familial bonds, of the novice, the he says. He says his mother terrors “is my biggest supporter,” of the unknown. though he and his father don’t talk much. But now, as our vision Torres says once he fin- dims, we cling ished high school, he promptto treasured fabrication, ly put Baldwinsville in his while the harsh rearview mirror. November wind drives Though he admits he could the leaves before it, the “grind a few axes and bring days growing up a lot of old grudges” when ever shorter, he returns, Torres says he the leaves, ever fewer. feels more kindly toward the place now. — Betty Laird, Lawrence That’s due to a great extent to his novel, which forced him to let go of some of the rage that had consumed him for years. “I think that I began writOur Poet’s Showcase ing it in a way to get back to features work by area my family,” Torres says. He poets. Submit your poetry soon discovered that writing via email with a subject in anger, and about nothing line of Poet’s Showcase to but anger, would get him email@example.com. where. 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Berkley, $26.95. with my own imagination.” 12. “The Paris Wife.” Paula The true joy of this book is the multifaceted woman at McLain. Ballantine, $25. the heart of the story. Vinnie, as her friends called her, was Nonfiction born with an unidentifiable 1. “Jacqueline Kennedy.” form of proportionate dwarfism. Her family wished to keep Foreword by Caroline Kennedy. her away from the spotlight, Hyperion, $60. 2. “Every Day a Friday.” Joel but she craved attention — Osteen. FaithWords, $24.99. and not just for her size. 3. “That Used to Be Us.” “Never would I allow my size to define me,” Vinnie Thomas L. Friedman & Michael says in the novel. “Instead, Mandelbaum. Farrar, Straus & I would define it. My size Giroux,$28. 4. “The Lean Startup.” Eric may have been the first thing people noticed about me but Ries. Crown, $26. 5. “In My Time.” Dick Cheney never, I vowed at that mowith Liz Cheney. 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tized, especially the disturbing final chapters. Torres says he’s especially nervous about a particular stop on his book tour: his hometown, Baldwinsville, a rural enclave near Syracuse, N.Y. Won’t it feel like a conquering hero’s triumphant return home? Torres, who lives in San Francisco and teaches writing at Stanford University as a two-year Wallace Stegner Fellow, pauses for a few beats. Is he relishing the moment to come? Or dreading it? Both, says Torres, whose life as a gay Latino high school student in an otherwise white town (“we were the only Puerto Ricans for a 30-mile radius”) wasn’t exactly picture-perfect. Torres, who has a Puerto Rican father and an Italian-Irish mother, faced a great deal of cruelty at the hands of his peers. “I don’t feel like the place was particularly kind to me,” he says. “It was fairly obvious to lots of people I was queer.
New novel examines life of tiny celebrity Kevin Hicks, insurance claims adjuster, Fort Worth, Texas “‘In My Time’ by Dick Cheney. He had four decades in politics, so it’s long. I’m just getting to the part where he ran for Congress.”
Mercy Lavinia Warren Bump and Charles Stratton marrying in 1863. on the Internet, and one list had the name Lavinia Warren,” Hauser said. “As soon as I started discovering how very famous she was in her time and yet we don’t know about her, I became intrigued with her story.” Stratton — or Thumb — was already very famous when he met Bump in January 1863, while she was making her debut at the American Museum. Their celebrity was such that they toured the world as the Tom Thumb Company from 1863 to 1878 and traveled with Barnum’s circus in 1881. Hauser’s book describes Bump’s life from her first memories to her husband’s death. This is Hauser’s second historical novel. Her first was 2010’s best-selling “Alice I Have Been,” about the girl who was Lewis Carroll’s
muse for “Alice in Wonderland.” Being a writer, though, is something Glen Ellyn, Ill.based Hauser, 48, discovered only about a decade ago. “I actually started out in theater,” Hauser said. “Then, when I was in my late 30s, a friend of mine said she always thought I would be a writer. ... I was always a reader; I always had a book in my hand. Her comment just started a little fire under me to see if I could be a writer.” It turned out that she could. She began by writing a parenting column for a now-defunct west suburban magazine. She wrote short stories and contemporary novels about a superhero mom, some of which were published by Penguin, before finding her way to historical fiction — all the while using her theater training. “I tend to write in the first person,” Hauser said. “I don’t want to limit myself to that always, but it is where I feel most comfortable. I look at it as channeling a voice and inhabiting a person on the page now instead of on the stage. I really try to use everything that I learned while acting; observing life, observing people and creating a back story in my writing.” Unlike other historical fiction writers who pride themselves on their research, Hauser uses facts only as a skeleton for the story. “For me the joy of writing
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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Don’t! By Josh Knapp Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Group working on a plot 6 Seurat painted in one 10 “Look what ___!” 14 One of Santa’s team 19 Old Olds 20 Biblical shepherd 21 Alma mater of football great Roger Staubach 22 Opt for the window instead of the aisle? 23 Don’t …! 26 Ottoman relative 27 Lover of Bianca in “Othello” 28 See 3-Down 29 Plea to the unwelcome 31 Loo 33 Bug-eyed primates 35 “Dream on” 37 Priestly robe 38 Don’t …! 40 Us, e.g. 42 Attack like a bear 44 First person in Germany? 45 Stir up 46 “___ is life …” 47 Like some wrestlers’ bodies 48 “___ for Cookie” (“Sesame Street” song) 50 It’s not good when it’s flat 51 Word processing command 52 Don’t …! 56 Skirt chaser 57 Good news for a worker 58 It’s passed down through the ages 59 Like some old-fashioned studies 60 Homeric cry? 63 Apothecary weight 64 More, in scores
65 Bass in a barbershop quartet, e.g. 66 Old Tokyo 67 Do-it-yourselfer 69 Filing aid 70 Open 72 Established facts 73 Don’t …! 78 Person with a code name, maybe 79 Puts words in the mouth of? 80 A trucker may have one: Abbr. 81 Hurricane of 2011 82 Advanced sandcastle feature 83 Target of some pH tests 84 Org. for some guards 86 Famous Georgian born in 1879 87 Camera operator’s org. 88 Don’t …! 92 30, for 1/5 and 1/6, e.g.: Abbr. 93 Start without permission? 95 Possible result of a defensive error in soccer 96 Rogers on a ship 97 Sharpens 98 E-mail from a Nigerian prince, usually 99 Now or never 101 Indulge 103 Don’t …! 108 Distanced 109 Biblical twin 110 Filmmaker van Gogh 111 One of the Allman Brothers 112 Harry Potter’s girlfriend 113 Trick out, as a car 114 In view 115 Palais du Luxembourg body
Down 1 Trade’s partner 2 ___-American 3 One may be seen on a 28-Across’s nose 4 Indo-European 5 Stats on weather reports 6 Sunbathing sites 7 Can’t stand 8 “Automatic for the People” group 9 iPod type 10 Liquid, say 11 “Matilda” author 12 “___ had it!” 13 Poor character analysis? 14 Building material for Solomon’s Temple 15 Shade of green 16 Don’t …! 17 UV index monitor, for short 18 Total hottie 24 Shipwreck spot, maybe 25 Ones with crowns 30 End of a series: Abbr. 31 Biblical twin 32 Basic skateboarding trick 34 “If only!” 35 It has a crystal inside 36 Brand for people with milk sugar intolerance 38 Got started 39 Figure of speech 41 Not the ritziest area of town 43 Small dam 46 “Ditto” 48 France’s equivalent to an Oscar 49 Two who smooch, say 50 Mawkish 51 Gilbert Stuart works 53 Hacking tool 54 Spanish newspaper whose name means “The Country” 55 Bring up 56 Done in
59 Packer of old 60 He was named viceroy of Portuguese India in 1524 61 “Heavens!” 62 Don’t …! 65 Look down 68 A big flap may be made about this 69 Possible change in Russia 71 Banks on a runway 73 Briton’s rejoinder 74 Long-armed simian, for short 75 Element in a guessing contest 76 Chilling, say 77 Concern when coming up, with “the” 79 Archetypal abandonment site 83 Corporate type 84 Inexperienced with 85 Witticisms 86 Aníbal Cavaco ___, Portuguese president beginning in 2006 88 Kind of keyboard 89 Model used for study or testing 90 Without flaw 91 Large ___ Collider (CERN particle accelerator) 94 Bramble feature 96 Lock horns (with) 98 Dis 100 Some linemen 101 Definitely not a hottie 102 Reuters alternative 104 “Just ___ suspected!” 105 “What ___ said” 106 Uracil’s place 107 Volleyball action
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UNITED FEATURE SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Trample underfoot 6 Deadly snake 11 Shed tears 15 Glider’s place 20 Slapdash 21 Counting everything (2 wds.) 22 Mexican pots 24 LPGA star Lorena -25 Not spaced-out 26 Palace dweller 27 Sluggish marsupial 28 Hushed 29 Substitute ruler 31 Rain forest parrot 33 Bridge support 34 Lone Ranger’s pal 35 Couldn’t remember (3 wds.) 37 Weeded 39 Joey or Kiki 41 Slalom run 42 Growing mediums 43 Cell phone button 44 Sorts 46 Hockey structure 50 Bonaparte buddy 51 Build an appetite 52 Large movie ape 53 On the horizon 57 Decked out 59 Postcard, maybe 60 Tribal adviser 61 Freighter hazard 62 Gawks at 63 Marble streak 64 Puccini pieces 65 Ostrich look-alike 66 Elaborate inlays 67 Lemony 68 Verge 69 Wrapped, as a gift (hyph.) 72 Coach Parseghian 73 Very serious 74 Card below a trey 75 Forsake a lover
76 Globetrotter opposite 79 Popcorn nuisances 80 End of South America (2 wds.) 84 Wry face 85 Almond confection 86 Inflates 87 Mark of Zorro 88 Tuition check taker 91 Shortages 92 -- Petty of NASCAR 93 Clearing 95 Language suffix 96 Icky 97 Rock’s Jethro -98 Went bad 99 Heavy burden 101 Takes an apartment 102 Achy 103 Breathing device 104 Lhasa monk 105 “Macbeth” trio 106 Thin board 107 1101, in old Rome 108 Salinger girl 109 Kipling tiger -- Khan 111 Whittier’s Miss Muller 112 Freak out (2 wds.) 114 Lettuce layer 117 Urge 118 -- Mawr 119 Canis lupus (2 wds.) 124 Out on -- -- (at risk) 126 Footnote word 128 Hollow rock 130 More quickly 131 When pigs fly 132 Prohibitions (hyph.) 134 Small brown birds 136 Ambition 137 Violin maker 138 The fabulous Garbo 139 Wax theatrical 140 Roast host 141 Like most jackets 142 Fermi split it 143 Perceive 144 Textile workers
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these six Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form six ordinary words.
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73 Unsmiling 74 Like twilight 75 Sculpture medium 77 911 responder 78 Elegant accessory 79 Uses a machete 80 Stock option 81 Missouri mountains 82 Cash in coupons 83 Knitting tool 85 Agreements 86 Ernie or Gomer 88 Sci. course 89 Annapolis inst. 90 Baba au -91 Charge ahead 92 Russell or Waldheim 93 Glop 94 Artificial fly 96 Longing 97 Warty critter 98 Makes catty remarks 100 Airline to Stockholm 101 Syngman -- of Korea 102 Threw 103 Nature’s band-aid 106 Voice an opinion 107 Instants 110 Seed catalog offering 111 Peter Lorre role (2 wds.) 112 Fictional detective -- Fell 113 Rusted away 114 Dull and ordinary 115 Fragrant resin 116 Couch 118 Stephen Vincent -119 “The Velvet Fog” 120 Bad, as apples 121 In the bag (2 wds.) 122 Pry bar 123 Liberates 125 Ration out 127 -- the Explorer 129 Wool suppliers 133 Snead or Shepard 135 Meet, in poker
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Down 1 Garden green 2 Chillier 3 Meter reading 4 Scatter around 5 Carrion feeders 6 First space station 7 Exception 8 Pyramid builders 9 Coffee preference 10 -- breve 11 Stir-fry pan 12 Fled to wed 13 Like tartan 14 Doubtful story 15 Stationed 16 Eight, in combos 17 North Sea tributary 18 Foals 19 Moon rings 23 Tinned fishes 30 Steak orders (hyph.) 32 Walk a bicycle 36 More than misled 38 Hamilton’s prov. 40 Cal Tech grad 43 Front of the calf 44 Eastman invention 45 Slump 46 Algiers quarter 47 Mr. Toscanini 48 Type of cracker 49 “Fatha” Hines 51 Be patient 52 “Soapdish” actor 54 Recognition 55 Matty of the diamond 56 Enjoy, as benefits 58 Da or ja 59 Only 60 Idle and Clapton 63 Be different 64 As -- -- (generally) 67 Gravitational effect 68 Pulley parts 69 Ice-cream servings 70 Bullring shout 71 Extreme degree
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Nordic Heritage Festival SEPTEMBER Time: noon-9 p.m. Date: 10/1 Insight Arts Talk: The Place: Douglas County White Ghost Shivers, Kansas City Bear Fighters, Olassa Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Cutting Edge Of Moby-Dick: Qiao Xiaoguang’s Papercuts Building 21 Time: 9 p.m. Time: 7 p.m. Price: $5 Date: 11/18 Date: 9/27 Ages; All Price: $9 Price: Free Ages: All Ages: All Head for the Cure 5K walk/ Stephen Kellogg & the Six- run KU School of Music presTime: 8 a.m. ers, Jon McLaughlin, Graham ents the Jazz Ensembles in Date: 10/2 Colton concert Place: South Park Time: 8 p.m. Price: $29 individual regTime: 7:30 p.m. Date: 11/30 istration, $35 individual regDate: 9/29 Price: $15 Price: Free istration day of; $26 per indiAges: All Ages: All vidual team registration, $30 individual team registration The Eighth Street Outdoor concert featuring day of; $10 children registraTaproom, 19 E. Eighth tion Love Garden DJs, The Kansas City Bear Fighters and Ages: All St. The Spook Lights Time: 5 p.m. Lawrence Zombie Walk Date: 9/30 Time: 7 p.m. SEPTEMBER Price: Free Date: 10/6 Ages: All Place: South Park, 1141 Poetry Series 4 Mass.; Parade down Mass. Time: 10 p.m. Price: Free OCTOBER Date: 9/25 Ages: All Price: Free The Frog Prince Ages: 21 and older The Eldridge & Boulevard Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Brewing Dinner Date: 10/1 Dr. Octer and Friends Time: 6:30 p.m. Price: $5 donation suggestTime: 10 p.m. Date: 10/6 ed Date: 9/30 Price: $40 Ages: All Price: $3 Ages: 21 and older Ages: 21 and older Man With The Movie Rev It Up! Hot Rod HullaCamera & Phantom of The baloo OCTOBER Opera featuring The Alloy Time: 8 a.m. Orchestra Date: 10/8 Saturday Soul Clap with Time: 7 p.m. Place: South Park Josh Powers Date: 10/1 Price: $10 donation during Time: 10 p.m. Price: $5 adults, $3 students car registration Date: 10/1 and seniors Ages: All Price: $3 Ages: All Ages: 21 and older Dogtoberfest Exhibit: “The Night is Time: 8 a.m. Filled with Harmonics of Date: 10/9 Quadrophenia with Garcia Suburban Dreams” by postPlace: South Park Time: 10 p.m. commodity Price: Free Date: 10/7 Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. weekAges: All Price: $3 days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends Ages: 21 and older Dates: 10/7-11/26 Girls Night Downtown: A Price: Free Bargain Bash to Benefit MaSecond Saturdays with rio’s Closet Ages: All Candlepants Time: 5 p.m. Time: 10 p.m. Exhibit: “Sugar Heaven” by Date: 10/13 Date: 10/13 Place: Downtown bou- Maxx Stevens Price: $3 Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. weektiques Ages: 21 and older Price: $20 for adults, $10 days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends Dates: 10/7-11/26 for students Funky Rewind with MaPrice: Free Ages: 18 and older kossa Ages: All Time: 10 p.m. Lawrence Ghost Tour Date: 10/14 “XXXL: Visual CommenTime: 8 p.m. Price: $3 tary on the Legacy of Fort Date: 10/15 Ages: 21 and older Place: Eldridge Hotel, 701 Marion” Marwin Begaye Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. weekMass. Gold Label Soul with Chetdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends Price: $20 an Dates: 10/7-11/26 Ages: All Time: 10 p.m. Price: Free Date: 10/15 Ages: All Creatures Of The Night Price: $3 Brought To Light Ages: 21 and older Insight Art Talk: PostcomTime: 1:30 p.m. modity Date: 10/23 Taproom Poetry Series Time: 2 p.m. Place: Prairie Park nature Time: 10 p.m. Date: 10/8 Center Date: 10/16 Price: Free Price: Free Price: Free Ages: All Ages: All Ages: 21 and older Documentary Film Series: Kid’s Night Out: Spook ‘N’ JabberJosh, Muscle Wor- Splash “How to Die in Oregon” ship, Low Form Time: 7 p.m. Time: 4 p.m. Time: 10 p.m. Date: 10/8 Date: 10/29 Date: 10/18 Price: Free Place: Indoor Aquatic CenPrice: $3 Ages: All ters, 4706 Overland Drive; Ages: 21 and older 747 Kentucky Guitar Masters Tour with Price: $15 Big Eyes Andy McKee, Stephen BenAges: 5-12 Time: 10 p.m. nett and Antione Dufour Date: 10/19 Time: 8 p.m. Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Price: $3 Date: 10/13 Time: 1 p.m. Ages: 21 and older Price: $26.50 advance, $27 Date: 10/30 door Place: Mary’s Lake Mingle with Morri$ Ages: All Price: $3 Time: 10 p.m. Date: 10/21 Story Slam: Fall NOVEMBER Price: $3 Time: 7 p.m. music, 7:30 Ages: 21 and older p.m. stories Wild Adventures for PreDate: 10/14 Bump ‘n’ Hustle with schoolers and parents Price: Donation Time: Tuesdays 10 a.m. Cyrus D Ages: 18 and older Date: 11/1-12/20 Time: 10 p.m. Place: Prairie Park Nature Date: 10/22 Cypress Avenue 2 Center Price: $3 Time: 7:30 p.m. Price: $32 Ages: 21 and older Date: 10/15 Ages: All Price: $18 adults, $12 stuAfrobeat with Kimbarely dents and seniors Turkey Trot Legal Ages: All Time: 9 a.m. Time: 10 p.m. Date: 11/5 Date: 10/28 KU School of Music Jazz Place: Haskell Indian Na- Combos I-VI Price: Free tions University, 155 Indian Ages: 21 and older Time: 7 p.m. Ave. Date:10/20 Price: $20 prior to the race, Halloween Preparty Price: Free $25 day of Time: 10 p.m. Ages: All Age: All Date: 10/29 Price: $3 HORRORSHOW V: “The 35th Annual Holiday Ba- Last Call of C’thulhu at the Ages: 21 and older zaar Old Arkham Saloon” Time: 10 a.m. Time: 8 p.m. City of Lawrence Date: 11/20 Dates: 10/21, 10/22, 10/28, Place: Community Build- 10/29 and 10/31 ing Price: $6 SEPTEMBER Price: Free Ages: All (billed as too inAges: All tense for young audiences) 1932 Clyde Barrow RobDowntown Lawrence bery Reenactment Lighting Ceremony and SanTime: 5:45 p.m. ta’s Arrival Date: 9/30 Time: 5 p.m. Place: Eldridge Hotel, 701 Date: 11/25 Mass. and Teller’s RestauPlace: Ninth and Mass. rant, 746 Mass. 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The Pied Piper of Hamelin Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/27 Price: TBA Ages: All The Pied Piper of Hamelin Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/28 Price: TBA Ages: All
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Final Friday exhibit: Downtown Tuesday Painters Time: 5 p.m. Date: 10/28 Price: Free Ages: All
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Time: 2 p.m. Date: 10/30 Price: TBA Ages: All
Librarians on film series: Ghostbusters Time: 7 p.m. Date: 10/28 Price: Free Ages: All
Halloween Concert and Costume Contest Ancient Greeks/Modern Time: 4:15 p.m. Lives: A national conversaDate: 10/31 tion Price: $5 Time: 2 p.m. Ages: All Date: 10/29 Price: Free Ages: All
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Forbidden Broadway Time: 2:30 p.m. Date: 9/25 KU School of Music presPrice: $19.99 adults; $18.99 ents the KU Jazz Singers and students and seniors; $13.99 KU Jazz Combo I children Time: 7:30 p.m. Ages: All Date: 11/21 Price: Free Forbidden Broadway Ages: All Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 9/29, 9/30 Lawrence Public Price: $19.99 adults; $18.99 Library, 707 Vt. students and seniors; $13.99 children Ages: All Final Friday Exhibit: Lawrence Photo Alliance OCTOBER Time: 5 p.m. Date: 9/30 Price: Free Forbidden Broadway Ages: All Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/1, 10/6, 10/7, 10/8 OCTOBER Price: $19.99 adults; $18.99 students and seniors; $13.99 children Town Ball with Professor Ages: All Jonathan Earle Time: 2 p.m. Forbidden Broadway Date: 10/1 Time: 2:30 p.m. Price: Free Date: 10/2, 10/9 Ages: All Price: $19.99 adults; $18.99 students and seniors; $13.99 Library Fall Book Sale children Time: Varies Ages: All Date: 10/6-10/11, 10/15-10/16 Price: Free Wonder Fair, 803 Ages: All
Coffee and Dessert Pairing with Pachamama’s and J&S Coffee SEPTEMBER Time: 7 p.m. Torch passing ceremony Date: 10/6 featuring the ACBs, Kusikia, Price: Free Mega Bog Ages: All Time: 8 p.m. Date: 9/29 Librarians on the big Price: Donations screen: The Librarian: Curse Ages: All of the Judas Chalice Time: 7 p.m. Me+You+Me: work by Date: 10/7 Yoonmi Nam and Eric ConPrice: Free rad Ages: All Time: Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, The Good Life: Art Show Wednesday and Thursday; noon-7 Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sale Saturday Opening reception Time: 11 a.m. 6-10 p.m., Sept. 30. Date: 10/8 Dates: 9/30-10/23 Price: Free Price: Free Ages: All Ages: All Librarians on the Big Screen: Desk Set 1109 Gallery, 1109 Time: 7 p.m. Mass. Date: 10/14 Price: Free Ages: Teens
“Destiny of The Republic” Book Talk and signing by Constance Ehrlich “SelfCandice Millard Examination” Time: 7 p.m. Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Date: 10/18 Wednesday, Friday and SatPrice: Free urday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. ThursAges: All day Date: 9/27-11/20 Librarians on The Big Price: Free Screen: Party Girl Ages: All Time: 7 p.m. Date: 10/21 Price: Free NOVEMBER Ages: All Wintry Mix Last Wednesday Book Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. WednesClub: “The Grapes of Wrath” day, Friday and Saturday; 11 Time: 7 p.m. a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday Date: 10/26 Date: 11/22-1/23 Price: Free Price: Free Ages: All Ages: All
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SHAWNA TRARBACH, waste reduction and recycling specialist, seals a drum of propane bottles at the Douglas County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Douglas County residents are able to deliver unwanted garden, household and automotive chemicals by appointment. Call 832-3030 and arrange a drop-off time. The staff will provide directions.
Fall cleaning: Time to clean the garden shed or garage
few weeks ago, I was reminded of a wonderful resource in our community when I visited the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility. The trip was my first, although it was long overdue, and the ease of it all made me wonder why I waited so long. Before you start wondering what sort of hazardous waste I keep around my house, I can explain. Buried in the back of the garden shed were a few long-forgotten garden chemicals. Some, like the hot pepper spray, were still there because they failed to do what they claimed. Other products, like fungicide for control of black spot on roses, were set aside years ago when I replaced the plants with a resistant variety. Aside from the pesticides, I had some of the facility’s most popular item: cans of old paint. The paint was from the days when I liked to add a little self-expression to terra cotta planters. I also had stain that was once used on a homemade wooden plant rack more than a decade ago. Rather than store the pesti-
commuters and people who just can’t get here during the week,” Hogan says. “Our latest appointment during the week is 6:30.” Appointments are necessary because Hogan and the other staff have additional responsibilities. With appointments, staff can schedule 20 to 30 drop-offs in a four-hour period, thus freeing up the rest of their day to work on other assignments. Maintaining regular hours while offering firstname.lastname@example.org evening and weekend time slots would require additional staff and increase the operating costs cides, paints and stain any longer, of the facility. I made a call to the City of Hogan says there are a numLawrence Waste Reduction and ber of reasons to bring your Recycling Division to schedule hazardous waste to the facilan appointment at the Household ity rather than tossing it in the Hazardous Waste Facility. They trash. “Number one, it’s a safety were able to get me in the day I issue for the sanitation workers. called and at a time convenient If something leaks or spills or for me. The drop-off took less mixes, it could hurt them. And than 10 minutes. the other big thing is that you Tom Hogan, one of the city don’t want these things in the staff that runs the facility, says landfill where they could posthe city tries to make it as easy sibly leach out and contaminate as possible for residents to bring the groundwater.” their household hazardous waste Another staff member, Shawna to the facility. Trarbach, adds, “If you get an “We’re down here year-round oxidizer next to a flammable, you and one Saturday a month for the
could end up with a fire in the truck or at the landfill. We really want to keep liquids out of the landfill.” In addition to pesticides, paints and stains, the facility accepts automotive products, household cleaning products, hobby supplies and a lot of miscellaneous items like fertilizers, lighter fluid, pool chemicals and mercury thermometers. The items are listed on their website and in a brochure available at City Hall. You can also call the Household Hazardous Waste Facility Staff at 832-3030. New to me was the product re-use program. When items like fertilizer or paint are still good for use, the items are set aside. Douglas County residents can pick up re-use items for free, although an appointment is still required for “shopping.” About 20 percent of the items dropped off at the facility go back out this way. Waste items that cannot be reused are sorted and classified. Most are picked up by a contracting company for incineration or recycling.
Although the facility is operated by the City of Lawrence, it is open to all Douglas County residents. Douglas County provides the land and space for the facility. Trarbach notes that every county in Kansas is served by a facility even though there is not necessarily a facility in every county. “Riley County is a good example. They serve 10 or 12 counties, I think,” Trarbach says. “Sometimes, especially in more rural counties, they will just have a trailer or a drop-off day once a month. We are really lucky here.” Hogan says they get a little excitement once in a while. “When we get ether — just opening it can cause it to explode — so we have to call the bomb squad and have them blow it up.” I’m pretty excited, too — with less old stuff sitting around, I have room for new garden tools. — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. Contact her or an Extension Master Gardener with your gardening questions at 843-7058.
Kovel’s Antiques: Collectors value stories behind small startups By Terry Kovel
Antique collectors who do research know that important companies grow from small companies with very talented founders who solved both personal and business problems. It is well known that Josiah Wedgwood, the 18th-century potter, was refused a job in the family business because he was disabled. But he worked hard, developed special glazes and shapes, and eventually went into the business and made it famous and financially successful. Richard and Betty James spent $500 to start making Slinky toys in the 1940s. Betty had six children and little business experience when her husband left her in 1960 to join a religious
group in Bolivia. She ran the business, became CEO of the company, developed new products and made Slinky one of the most successful toys of the 20th century. Appolonia Margarete Steiff, born in 1847 and crippled by polio as a child, used a wheelchair for the rest of her life. She went to school, took sewing classes and learned to operate a sewing machine backwards with her stronger arm. She made some elephant-shaped pincushions as a gift for friends and then to sell to others. She realized they were being used as toys, so she started making large toy elephants. The company grew with her ideas and designs, and by 1893 she was issuing a catalog. Many relatives joined the company and helped it become the
huge Steiff toy company still working today. Margarete made hundreds of different animal toys, even some based on the imaginary characters of comics and movies. Felix the Cat was a cartoon character in a 1919 short film called “Feline Follies.” He soon became the star of a King Features comic strip and a TV cartoon series, and was made into toys. A Steiff Felix toy was made in 1927. He had a white face, not a black one, and did not sell well. Today, as a very rare Steiff toy, he is worth more than $4,000. Q: I have several Dunbar furniture pieces made by Edward Wormley. They were originally done in a blond finish called “bleached mahogany.” My
parents had two of the pieces refinished in a dark shade using Dunbar stains. I am debating restaining the other pieces. I have seen redone Wormley in high-end shops. The old finish has a brittle yellow quality caused by nitrocellulose lacquer. Is it OK to remove the lacquer? Will it destroy the value? A: If the refinishing is well done and closely resembles the dark finish used by Dunbar, it probably will not be a problem. Fifties furniture like yours was made in quantity and is bought today for its decorative value. If the lacquer is discolored, it would be a plus to remove it. Don’t sand it, because you will remove some of the wood, and this would lower the value. Fifty years from
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THIS FELIX THE CAT figure was made by Steiff, the famous German toy company. It sold for $4,250 at a 2010 Fairfield auction in Monroe, Conn.
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TAGGED ESTATE SALE 1620 Carmel Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 Estate of Richard & Ruth Starr Thurs., Sept. 29th 8:00-6:00 (One Day Only) These final products of the Starr Estate are available one day only. Dining room table w/ six chairs, 2 TV’s, 2 brown leather swivel chairs w/ottomans, large walnut desk, 4 brass and wood book shelves, books, coffee table, lamps, linens, chess sets, king size bed, kitchen ware. Shown by John I. Hughes Certified Appraiser 785-979-1941
TAGGED ESTATE SALE 4716 Balmoral Drive Lawrence, KS Estates of Dr. Albert and Marie Decker Dorothy Anderson Sat., Oct. 1st - 8:00-4:00 Sun., Oct. 2nd - 12:00-4:00 Exceptionally fine furnishings. Beautiful antique double bed and dresser, extensive jewelry collection, 2 rockers, grandfather clock, end tables, Queen Anne oval dining room table and 8 chairs, buffet, mantel & antique cuckoo clocks, Olympus and Nikon cameras, medalions, Hummels, large selection of Royal Copenhagen plates, porcelain figurines, complete set of Tranquebar dishes from Denmark, Rosenthal dish set of ivory and gold, handmade quilts, corner table, lamps, wing back chairs, antique tufted love seat, art work, mirrors, storage cabinets, book shelves, twin beds, dolls, antique handmade doll clothes, collectibles and much misc. Shown by John I. Hughes Certified Appraiser 785-979-1941
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EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING SPECIALIST The Employment & Training Specialist (ETS) delivers employment and training case management services for Food Assistance (FA) recipients in Atchison, Brown and Douglas Counties. Responsibilities include assessment of customer strengths and barriers, individually or in groups; authorization of support services, such as child care or transportation services. The ETS interviews, co-enrolls appropriate candidates into WIA services, completes paperwork and electronic processes, and provides job search counseling. 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 an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled. TO APPLY: GO TO: www.jobfit.com/HWORKS and complete the registration, resume and survey. Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating you have completed this process and which position you are applying for. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Please call Dixie Cravens at 785-234-0500 if you have questions.
Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Grant supported 40 hr./ wk. position. Employment Specialist works with families receiving housing assistance who participate in the Housing Authority’s Family SelfSufficiency and Moving to Work expanded employment programs. Position requires a minimum of 3 years experience in program development, assessment, evaluation and case management as well as a working knowledge of employment services, human development, barrier analysis and intervention techniques. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or other social service field (license preferred) and prefer Microsoft Office 2007 Certification. Complete job description available at: www.ldcha.org Send cover letter with salary requirement, resume and references via email to: email@example.com Director of Resident Services, Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority 1600 Haskell Ave., #187 Lawrence, KS 66044 by October 3, 2011 AA/EEO
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 an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled. TO APPLY: GO TO www.jobfit.com/HWORKS and complete the registration, resume and survey. Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating you have completed this process and which position you are applying for. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Please call Dixie Cravens at 785-234-0500 if you have questions.
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School of Social Welfare University of Kansas This position will play a central role in a research project to develop practice models in two areas of child welfare management: foster care placement matching, and outcomes management. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, and paid sick and vacation leave. Required qualifications include: MSW or master’s degree in related social services field; experience in child and family services; experience in research or developing policies and procedures; and technical writing. For a full position description and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00209288. Application deadline 10/12/11. EO/AA Employer.
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS SEEKING AN INFORMATION SPECIALIST I POSITION. SALARY 40-50K. This position in the KU Information Technology Customer Service Center works as a Team Lead responsible for supervising, training, and mentoring student representatives as well as actively participating in receiving, prioritizing, documenting, and resolving customer issues and requests. The successful candidate will utilize a broad range of technical skills and knowledge as well as highly developed customer service and communication skills to troubleshoot and resolve questions surrounding IT and desktop services/ applications. Required Qualifications: 1. Minimum two years experience working in an environment requiring daily interaction with customers/ users in a technical field, assisting with troubleshooting, provisioning service requests, and utilizing a variety of tools to assist with resolution of problems. 2. Three years recent (within the past 2-4 years) experience supporting Windows and Microsoft Office applications in a networked environment. 3. Two years recent experience (within the past 2-4 years) supporting Microsoft Outlook or other email clients. 4. Two years recent experience (within the past 2-4 years) working in a team environment to recommend, implement or deliver services. For complete job description information and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position # 00000050 . Close date is 10/05/11.
Director of Development – Athletics The Director of Development-Athletics (DOD) represents Washburn University Foundation in raising funds for the Washburn University Athletic Department. Working collaboratively with the leadership of the Foundation, supported by Foundation staff, the DOD will work daily with the Director of Athletics, coaches and other staff to organize, manage and participate in fundraising activities with special emphasis on athletic activities. This position is entirely focused on fundraising. As such the DOD identifies, cultivates, stewards and solicits an active list of prospective individual, institutional, and corporate donors. Major duties include identifying the resource needs of Athletics and coordinating with the Athletic Director and Coaches on fundraising strategies. The DOD participates with the Ichabod Scholarship Board. The DOD will successfully maintain positive relationships with donors, development peers, and athletic department staff. Ability to organize and lead volunteers; set and achieve desired goals; and have superior organizational and personal skills is essential. The DOD will work closely with foundation staff on the annual fund drive, special athletic fundraising events, planned giving assets, Raisers’ Edge information system and prospect research and management. The DOD participates in Foundation and athletic goal-setting sessions, project status sessions, and donor relationship management sessions. Qualifications: • Experience and qualifications must include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; • Five years progressive professional experience in a high paced work environment; • Experience with intercollegiate athletic programs; • Demonstrated fundraising experience; • Superior oral and written communications skills; • Working knowledge of personal computer using common software applications; • Ability to travel nationally required; • Experience with event management preferred; • University athletics fundraising preferred; • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred. For a complete job description: Go to www.givetowashburn.org To apply: Please email your resume, cover letter and three professional referenced to firstname.lastname@example.org EEO Employer
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The KU Animal Care Unit has an immediate opening for a full-time Animal Science Worker. Duties include feeding and watering, changing and sanitizing animal equipment, maintaining accurate records and monitoring animal health in a research setting. Requires HS diploma or GED, 6 months experience in animal care, and a valid driver’s license. Salary is $11.79/hr. For more information and to apply go to https;//jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00068066. For assistance call 785-864-4946. Deadline to apply is October 5, 2011. EO/AA.
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CMA or CNA. ComfortCare Homes of Baldwin City seeks PT CMA or CNA for residential care home in Baldwin. Shifts are Friday and Saturday nights, 7pm to 7am, plus PRN hours. 2 years’ experience and active certification status required. Send email for application to scottschultz@comfortcare baldwin.com
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Registered Occupational Therapist Jefferson Co. Home Health is accepting applications for a Regular Part Time (24 hrs/wk) Registered Occupational Therapist to work with their skilled nursing team in providing physician ordered home services. Therapists must have current licensure within the state of KS, 2 yrs exp. as a licensed OT, reliable transportation and willingness to travel within Jefferson County. Pre-employment drug screen & occupational testing required. Competitive salary & benefits. Applications may be completed & submitted online at: www.jfcountyks.com For further information call Jeanne at 1-785-863-2447 EOE/ADAA
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is currently accepting applications for part-time dietary aides, 16-24 hours/week. Evenings & weekends. Apply online at www.midwest-health. com/careers. EOE
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Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all CALL FOR SPECIALS! elect, plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $410. water/cable • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 Duplexes or after 3PM 785-766-2722 1BR & 2BRs - Clean & quiet. 2020 W. 9th: 1BR, $425 & 2BR, W/D, new carpet, $650/mo. 1725 Tennessee: 2BR, DW, lower in 4-plex, $465/mo. Saddlebrook Townhomes No pets. Call 785-813-1344 Luxury 2BR, 2 Bath with W/D and 1 Car Garage. 2BR w/garage, W/D hookup Quiet West side Area - available now. $450/mo. 625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 Lease & deposit. No pets. Saddlebrook@sunflower.com Call (785) 766-4663
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2BR in 4 plex, excellent Location at 1104 Tennessee. Near downtown & KU. CA, no pets, $490. 785-842-4242
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8 upcoming clients will be needed to represent: Nov-Dec: • One 24+ y/o mother of an 8-year old • Two 55-65 y/o male professionals • Three 45-55 y/o female professionals March: • One 65-75 year-old female May: • One 65-75 year-old female All adults of any race and gender are encouraged to apply. Go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for Position #00071214 to find specific details or call program director David Virture, 864-3598, for more information. Search begins immediately for the above clients. Review of applications will be ongoing. EO/AA Employer
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Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on October 20, 2011, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate:
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Tract I: The East 25 feet, less the South 171 feet of the following described parcel of land: A tract of land located in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional of Section 5, TownWorldClassNEK.com Quarter ship 15 South, Range 20 East of the 6th P.M., in Douglas County, Kansas, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence South 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds East, 319.75 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on the Lawrence West line of the Northwest (First published in the Law- Fractional Quarter; thence rence Daily Journal-World South 89 degrees 52 minSeptember 25, 2011) utes 30 seconds East, 682.74 feet; thence South 1 deIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF grees 21 minutes 18 secDOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS onds East, 320.77 feet; CIVIL DEPARTMENT thence North 89 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds West, TIB-The Independent 682.80 feet, said point being BankersBank on the West line of the Plaintiff, Northwest Fractional Quarvs. ter; thence North 1 degrees Hal J. Kurz and 21 minutes 18 seconds Tiffany D. Curtis, et al. West, 318.74 feet to the Defendants. point of beginning Tract II: Case No. 11CV287 A tract of land located in Court Number: 1 the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Pursuant to K.S.A. Quarter of Section 5, TownChapter 60 ship 15 South, Range 20
East of the 6th P.M., described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence South 89 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds East, 682.74 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on the North line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence continuing South 89 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds East, 637.63 feet, said point being the Northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; South 1 degrees 28 minutes 41 seconds East, 642.73 feet, said point being on the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence North 89 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds West, 639.06 feet; thence North 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds West 640.52 feet to the point of beginning, in Douglas County, Kansas, LESS the West 105 feet of the South 171 feet thereof, commonly known as 1515 North 300 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006 (the “Property”)
(First published in the Law- trustees, creditors and asrence Daily Journal-World signs of any person alleged September 18, 2011) to be deceased, and all other persons who are or IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF may be concerned. DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the Bank of America, N.A. suc- District Court of Douglas cessor by merger to BAC County, Kansas, praying to Home Loans Servicing, LP foreclose a real estate fka Countrywide Home mortgage on the following Loans Servicing LP described real estate: Plaintiff, vs. Lot Ten (10) in Hunter’s Brian P Schuler; Melissia M Ridge, an addition to the Schuler; John Doe City of Eudora, Douglas (Tenant/Occupant); Mary County, Kansas, commonly Doe (Tenant/Occupant); known as 10 Stevens Drive, Equable Ascent Financial, Eudora, KS 66025 (the LLC; Jack Roe(real name “Property”) unknown)unknown spouse, if any, of Melissa Schuler; and all those defendants Jill Roe(real name who have not otherwise unknown)unknown spouse, been served are required to if any, of Brian Schuler, plead to the Petition on or Defendants. before the 31st day of October, 2011, in the District Case No. 11CV508 Court of Douglas Court Number: 1 County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and dePursuant to K.S.A. cree will be entered in due Chapter 60 course upon the Petition.
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NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (134117) _______
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Parents should try to accommodate difficult daughter Dear Annie: A few years back, you helped me with my daughter. Now I need your help again. My husband and I have not seen our daughter in almost a year. We are visiting our son for Thanksgiving, and he invited our daughter and her family to join us. She refused, saying her husband prefers to have dinner with just his immediate family and it’s the only time all of them can sit down together. Her son and stepson are both 15. I know they spend other nights together for dinner. She offered instead to meet us halfway between her house and my son’s (a 90-minute trip). My husband and I think that meeting my daughter for an hour for lunch is not exactly quality time with our grandson. I also told her that we had to get back in time for dinner because we are meeting my new daughter-in-law’s family. We offered to visit her any other weekend, but she said every weekend is filled with football and band activities. We told her we’d be happy to see a game and watch the band, but she kept finding other reasons why we shouldn’t come. We get the impression she doesn’t want to see us. It is not like we stay with her. We stay in a hotel,
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‘Pan Am’ ready for takeoff Set in 1963, “Pan Am” (9 p.m., ABC, ) certainly takes itself seriously. So much so that it often borders on parody. You get the feeling that its creators, Jack Orman (“ER”), Thomas Schlamme (“The West Wing”) and Nancy Hult Ganis (“Akeelah and the Bee”) were too high-minded to have ever watched “Airplane: The Movie.” Taking place during the infancy of transcontinental jet travel, “Pan Am” leans rather heavily on the symbolism of the airline stewardess as a new breed of woman without borders and without limits. At one point, an airline co-pilot makes rather pretentious bar talk about these gorgeous air hostesses as symbols of Darwinian “natural selection.” ‘‘Pan Am” packs a whole lot of backstory into its first 45 minutes, but it does so with so much self-important majesty that you often get the feeling this show is going nowhere. Almost every scene dissolves into some musical montage, accompanied by either period pop songs or a grand, stirring background score that screams, “This is important!” to the audience. I was often reminded of James Cameron’s “Titanic,” another “voyage as metaphor” bit of entertainment that, despite its blockbuster status, was a staggering bore. To be fair, this first episode offers so much information, it’s bound to be a tad overwhelming. Christina Ricci stars as Maggie, a Greenwich Village bohemian who dons a girdle and uniform for the money. French stewardess Colette (Karine Vanasse) is shocked to see an old paramour traveling with his wife and son. Flashbacks reveal that Kate (Kelli Garner) has been recruited as a spy by U.S. intelligence. And that she, in turn, recruited her pretty younger sister, Laura (Margot Robbie), as a Pan Am hostess after Laura got cold feet at her wedding. The flashback to Laura’s runaway bride moment sums up everything wrong with this show. It’s supposed to seem spontaneous, rollicking and liberating. Instead it’s a predictable, forced and meticulously choreographed scene. Much like the rest of “Pan Am.” As “Boardwalk Empire” (8 p.m., HBO) enters its second season, Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) is in trouble. And so is “Boardwalk Empire.” While still smart, rewarding and beautifully produced, “Empire” doesn’t seem as fun this time around. For starters, all of the major female characters, who were so rebellious and even dangerous in season one, have been domesticated by events. But hey, the Roaring ‘20s have just begun, and that can’t last forever. I just hope viewers stick around.
Tonight’s season premieres
“The Amazing Race” (7 p.m., CBS) resumes.
Kiefer Sutherland guest-voices on “The Simpsons” (7 p.m., Fox).
Separating the real from the phonies on “The Cleveland Show” (7:30 p.m., Fox).
Alicia takes on a hate crime case on “The Good Wife” (8 p.m., CBS).
A sudden windfall on “Family Guy” (8 p.m., Fox).
Guilt bubbles to the surface on “Desperate Housewives” (8 p.m., ABC).
Hot tub hijinks on “American Dad” (8:30 p.m., Fox).
Horatio is the only thing between Natalia and death on “CSI: Miami” (9 p.m., CBS).
JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Sunday, Sept. 25: This year, you experience a lot that you might not choose to make public. Your ability to understand your own motives becomes important. A partnership proves to be extremely rewarding, though the unexpected comes with this person! If you are attached, your sweetie becomes more spontaneous. If you are single, check out each potential suitor with care. Someone might be unavailable emotionally. Virgo makes a great healer. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) What you have in mind might not work with others’ plans. Adjust or take off and do your own thing. Tonight: Go with a suggestion. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Allow your innate creativity to flow into different situations. You might be surprised by how others greet your comments. Tonight: Do the minimum. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your ability to bottom-out a personal issue helps family and/
Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters is 82. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is 68. Actor-producer Michael Douglas is 67. Actor Mark Hamill is 60. Basketball
a collection 10 Junker of a car 14 Toque and tricorn 15 Heston’s co-star in “El Cid” 16 Place to play b-ball 17 Superhero’s secret identity preserver 18 “Well, ___ you clever!” 19 Fine cotton variety 20 Cap-wearing jacquelinebigar.com Glasgow girl? might be fun. You also 23 They may be batted might have something 25 Self-esteem you want to share, but it as a just might not be the right 26 Sealed, champagne time. Tonight: Get some bottle much-needed rest. 27 Christie of mysteries Sagittarius (Nov. 2230 Bill Cosby, Dec. 21) in college Step into your 31 Praiseworthy natural role of leader. Your girl? ideas often become the 35 Cheat at cards ideas of others. Tonight: 37 Finless Where the fun is. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 38 wonder Historic 19) “elder” Take an overstatesman view and understand what 39 Cartoon girl? is going on around you. 44 Fraternity Detach. Go for a drive or letter see a movie. Tonight: A 45 Comparamust appearance. tively thick-
or roommates. If you tune in to your instincts, you’ll come up with strong answers. Tonight: Relax. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Keep communication moving. Don’t get into trying to convince another person that you are right. Tonight: Enjoy some downtime. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Make plans you want to participate in, not what someone else wants. Midday, you might decide to revise your day. Tonight: Your treat. Consider a change, as in a membership to a gym or some other important facet of your life. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You come into your own midday and might decide to veer toward fun and where there might be less structure. Tonight: Whatever makes you smile. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You might not want to make a major purchase or commitment at present. How you handle an unpredictable personality in your life can determine just how much you enjoy the relationship. Tonight: Be yourself. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Joining friends
BIRTHDAYS Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo is 60. Polka bandleader Jimmy Sturr is 60. Actor Michael Madsen is 53. Actress Heather Locklear is 50. Actor Tate Donovan is 48.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Dedicate your day to one or two special people in your life. The person could be a family member or friend. Revamp your impressions and thinking as you learn more. Tonight: Expand your vision through sharing a dream. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Others seem to be destined to go in their own direction, but they don’t want to leave you behind. Tonight: Share over dinner.
— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.
Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is 46. Actor Will Smith is 43. Actor Hal Sparks is 42. Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is 42. Actress Clea DuVall is 34. Rapper T. I. is 31.
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. CLIMATE CHANGE
U.S. disbelief persists, deepens By Charles J. Hanley Associated Press
NEW YORK — Tucked between treatises on algae and prehistoric turquoise beads, the study on page 460 of a long-ago issue of the U.S. journal Science drew little attention. “I don’t think there were any newspaper articles about it or anything like that,” the author recalls. But the headline on the 1975 report was bold: “Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?” And this article that coined the term may have marked Brennan Linsley/AP Photo the last time a mention of “global warming” didn’t set ATOP ROUGHLY TWO MILES OF ICE, technician Marie McLane off an instant outcry of angry launches a data-transmitting weather balloon at Summit Station, a remote research site operated by the U.S. National denial. Science Foundation (NSF), on top of the Greenland ice sheet in this July 15, 2011, photo. Climate scientists overwhelm‘Desire to disbelieve’ In the paper, Colum- ingly agree that manmade greenhouse gases are warming bia University geoscientist the planet, accelerating the melt of Greenland’s ice, and yet Wally Broecker calculated resistance to the idea appears to have hardened among many how much carbon dioxide Americans. Analysts now see climate as another battleground would accumulate in the at- in America’s left-right “culture wars.” mosphere in the coming 35 years, and how temperatures consequently would rise. His ple will have to admit...” He Some, such as polar bears, numbers have proven almost stopped and laughed. have nowhere to go. Eventu“Well, I suppose they could al large-scale extinctions are dead-on correct. Meanwhile, other powerful evidence say God is burning us up.” feared. poured in over those decades, The heat is cutting into showing the “greenhouse ef- Convincing argument wheat yields, nurturing fect” is real and is happening. The basic physics of an- beetles that are destroying And yet resistance to the idea thropogenic — manmade northern forests, attracting among many in the U.S. ap- — global warming has been malarial mosquitoes to highpears to have hardened. clear for more than a centu- er altitudes. What’s going on? ry, since researchers proved From the Rockies to the “The desire to disbelieve that carbon dioxide traps Himalayas, glaciers are deepens as the scale of the heat. Others later showed shrinking, sending ever more threat grows,” concludes CO2 was building up in the water into the world’s seas. economist-ethicist Clive atmosphere from the burning Because of accelerated melt Hamilton. of coal, oil and other fossil in Greenland and elsewhere, He and others who track fuels. Weather stations then the eight-nation Arctic Moniwhat they call “denialism” filled in the rest: Tempera- toring and Assessment Profind that its nature is chang- tures were rising. gram projects ocean levels ing in America, last redoubt “As a physicist, putting will rise 35 to 63 inches by of climate naysayers. It has CO2 into the air is good 2100, threatening coastlines taken on a more partisan, enough for me. It’s the phys- everywhere. ideological tone. Polls find a ics that convinces me,” said The Arctic Ocean’s sumwidening Republican-Dem- veteran Cambridge Univer- mer ice cap has shrunk by half ocratic gap on climate. Re- sity researcher Liz Morris. and is expected to essentially publican presidential candi- But she said work must go vanish by 2030 or 2040, the date Rick Perry even accuses on to refine climate data and U.S. National Snow and Ice climate scientists of lying computer climate models, “to Data Center reported Sept. 15. for money. Global warming convince the deeply reluctant Ashore, meanwhile, the Arctic looms as a debatable ques- organizers of this world.” tundra’s permafrost is thawtion in yet another U.S. elecGlobal temperatures rose ing and releasing methane, a tion campaign. by 1.1 degrees Fahrenheit in powerful greenhouse gas. From his big-windowed the 20th century. And the These changes will feed on office overlooking the wood- mercury just kept rising. The themselves: Released methane ed campus of the Lamont- decade 2000-2009 was the leads to warmer skies, which Doherty Earth Observatory warmest on record, and 2010 will release more methane. in Palisades, N.Y., Broecker and 2005 were the warmest Ice-free Arctic waters absorb has observed this deepening years on record. more of the sun’s heat than do of the desire to disbelieve. Satellite and other moni- reflective ice and snow, and “The opposition by the Re- toring, meanwhile, found so melt will beget melt. The publicans has gotten stronger nights were warming faster frozen Arctic is a controller and stronger,” the 79-year- than days, and winters more of Northern Hemisphere cliold “grandfather of climate than summers, and the up- mate; an unfrozen one could science” said in an interview. per atmosphere was cooling upend age-old weather pat“But, of course, the push by while the lower atmosphere terns across continents. the Democrats has become warmed — all clear signals stronger and stronger, and greenhouse warming was at Doubters, deniers as it has become a more im- work, not some other factor. In the face of years of sciportant issue, it has become The impact has been wide- entific findings and growing more polarized.” impacts, the doubters perspread. The solution: “Eventually An authoritative study this sist. They ignore long-term it’ll become damned clear August reported hundreds trends and seize on insigthat the Earth is warming and of species retreating toward nificant year-to-year blips in the warming is beyond any- the poles, egrets showing up data to claim all is well. They thing we have experienced in southern England, Ameri- focus on minor mistakes in in millions of years, and peo- can robins in Eskimo villages. thousands of pages of peer-
BRIEFLY Nugget about 11:30 Hunter hospitalized Ascuaga’s p.m. Friday, but they have not after bear attack identified any of the people involved. BOISE, IDAHO — An Idaho Daniel Sharp of Stockton, elk hunter who apparently Calif., told the Reno Gazettestumbled across a bear’s Journal he was in the dance resting spot Saturday was area at the Nugget for the hospitalized after the animal Street Vibrations biker festival bit him and broke his right arm, when a group of Vagos club officials said. members came in. Richard Paini, 40, suffered He says a single Hells Angel puncture wounds and an inthen entered, soon followed by jured left hand along with the several more. Within five minbroken forearm in the attack utes he says a fight erupted at about 9 a.m. He was taken and shots rang out. to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Boeing to deliver A hospital spokesman said Paini, of Island Park, was listed first 787 in serious condition Saturday Boeing delivers its first 787 afternoon. She declined to rejet today. It’s been a long time lease details about the extent coming. of his injuries. The new jet, which was The bear involved in the atsupposed to be flying pastack fled after Paini’s archery hunting partner, John Stiehl of sengers three years ago, has Island Park, used bear spray to been delayed by production scare off the bear. Stiehl told and design problems. But now authorities he believed it was a it’s here, and airlines expect it grizzly bear. to offer travelers much more comfort, open up new routes provide significant fuel Gangs eyed in fatal and savings. casino shooting The first one goes to Japan’s All Nippon Airways, which has SPARKS, NEV. — One person been printing the 787 logo and has been killed and two others “We Fly 1st” on its business wounded in a shooting at a cards for years. hotel-casino in Sparks that witAirlines love the jet, which nesses say involved members Boeing calls the Dreamliner. of rival motorcycle gangs, the They’ve ordered more than Vagos and Hells Angels. 800, well above levels for Sparks police confirmed previous new jets. the fatal shooting at John
reviewed studies to claim all is wrong. And they carom from one explanation to another for today’s warming Earth: jet contrails, sunspots, cosmic rays, natural cycles. “Ninety-eight percent of the world’s climate scientists say it’s for real, and yet you still have deniers,” observed former U.S. Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, a New York Republican who chaired the House’s science committee. Christiana Figueres, Costa Rican head of the U.N.’s postKyoto climate negotiations, finds it “very, very perplexing, this apparent allergy that there is in the United States. Why?” The Australian scholar Hamilton sought to explain why in his 2010 book, “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change.” In an interview, he said he found a “transformation” from the 1990s and its industry-financed campaign, to an America where climate denial “has now become a marker of cultural identity in the ‘angry’ parts of the United States.” “Climate denial has been incorporated in the broader movement of right-wing populism,” he said, a movement that has “a visceral loathing of environmentalism.” An in-depth study of a decade of Gallup polling finds statistical backing for that analysis. On the question of whether they believed the effects of global warming were already happening, the percentage of self-identified Republicans or conservatives answering “yes” plummeted from almost 50 percent in 2007-2008 to 30 percent or less in 2010, while liberals and Democrats remained at 70 percent or more, according to the study in this spring’s Sociological Quarterly. A Pew Research Center poll last October found a similar left-right gap. The drop-off coincided with the election of Democrat Barack Obama as president and the Democratic effort in Congress, ultimately futile, to impose government caps on industrial greenhouse emissions. Boehlert, the veteran Republican congressman, noted that “high-profile people with an ‘R’ after their name, like Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann, are saying it’s all fiction. Pooh-poohing the science of climate change feeds into their basic narrative that all government is bad.” The quarterly study’s authors, Aaron M. McCright of Michigan State University and Riley E. Dunlap of Oklahoma State, suggested climate had joined abortion and other explosive, intractable issues as a mainstay of America’s hardening left-right gap. “The culture wars have thus taken on a new dimension,” they wrote.
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Voter ID laws target rarely occurring voter fraud By Suzanne Gamboa Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Several states adopted new laws last year requiring that people show a photo ID when they come to vote even though the kind of election fraud that the laws are intended to stamp out is rare. Even supporters of the new laws are hard pressed to come up with large numbers of cases in which someone tried to vote under a false identify. “I’ve compared this to the snake oil salesman. You got a cold? I got snake oil. Your foot aches? I got snake oil,” said election law expert Justin Levitt, who wrote “The T r u t h A b o u t It doesn’t V o t e r seem to mat- F r a u d ” for The ter what the Brennan problem is, Center (voter) ID is for Jusbeing sold as tice. “It oesn’t the solution to dseem to a whole bunch m a t t e r of things it what the can’t possibly p r o b l e m is, (voter) solve.” ID is being sold — Election law expert as the solution to Justin Levitt, who a whole wrote “The Truth b u n c h About Voter Fraud” of things for The Brennan it can’t Center for Justice possibly solve.” Kansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin have passed laws this year that allow voters without the required photo ID to cast provisional ballots, but the voters must return to a specific location with that ID within a certain time limit for their ballots to count. Indiana and Georgia already had such laws. Other states have photo ID laws too, but provide different way to verify a voter’s identity without a photo ID. Texas and South Carolina are awaiting approval for their laws from the Justice Department because of those are among that states with a history of voting rights suppression and discrimination. Indiana’s law, passed in 2005, was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008. Levitt combed through 250 cases of alleged election law fraud cited in legal briefs filed in that challenge. He found only nine instances involving a person allegedly voting in someone else’s name, possibly fraudulently or possibly because of an error when the person signed in at the voting booth. “They identified a lot of
fraud, but very, very, very, very, very, very little of it could be prevented by identification at the polls,” Levitt said. The remainder involved vote buying, ballot-box stuffing, problems with absentee ballots or ex-convicts voting even though laws bar them from doing so. Over the same seven-year time period covered by the cases Levitt reviewed, 400 million votes were cast in general elections. “If there was evidence of this, we’d know about it,” said Elisabeth MacNamara, president of the League of Women Voters. Her organization, which has affiliates in every state, knows voter registrars, attends election meetings, observes and works at polls, and is intimately aware of how the election system works. Hans von Spakovsky, a senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative Washington think tank, said one reason there is scant evidence of voter fraud is no one checks ID at the polls. He cited a mid-1980s grand jury report that described how, over a 14-year period, “crews” were recruited in Brooklyn, N.Y., to vote multiple times in multiple elections at various polling places, using the names of real voters, dead voters, voters who had moved away and fictitious voters. “Nobody’s saying it’s large scale,” but such fraud could make a difference in close races, said von Spakovsky, who led the Justice Department’s civil rights division under President George W. Bush. The laws and other voting restrictions have riled civil rights leaders and voter protection groups. Some groups say the new state laws are the equivalent of poll taxes and literacy tests that effectively kept minorities out of voting booths. They argue that blacks, Hispanics, senior citizens, people with disabilities and the poor are more likely to lack the required photo ID. But they also contend others could be disenfranchised: voters who fail to bring ID with them; students whose school IDs are deemed unacceptable; people whose driver’s licenses have expired; women whose driver’s licenses do not reflect their married names or new addresses. “We basically see these voter ID restriction laws as a solution without a problem,” said Judith Browne Dianis, co-director of The Advancement Project, a civil rights group.
Obama’s likability helping keep him afloat “
By Kristen Wyatt
DENVER — People like Christine Alonzo are keeping President Barack Obama afloat and giving his political team hope that he can win reelection despite high unemployment and sour attitudes about his policies and the country’s future. Alonzo volunteered for Obama during the 2008 campaign. A few months after Obama’s victory, she lost her job. She’s still looking for work. Instead of blaming Obama for the economic crisis, she’s volunteering full time to help him capture a second term. “It’s tough out there,” Alonzo says. But, the 43-yearold adds, “I don’t think our president’s had enough time to get us back to where we need to be.” She still likes him even though she’s not hot about the state of the country. “He’s got the intelligence, the drive, to get this country back on track.” This is a factor any Republican challenger must consider: Public opinion polls routinely show that Americans like the president personally even though they don’t agree with his policies, even if hurt by them. People who have lost their jobs or homes during
There are a lot of people out there who like the president, who think he is a good, decent person who is trying hard.”
— Mo Elleithee, a Democratic strategist Obama’s presidency nonetheless say they want him to succeed and, what’s more, they’re working to help reelect him because of the affinity they feel for him. “A lot has not been accomplished, we know that,” said Kathleen McKevitt of Jerome, Idaho, who lost her job just before Obama took office and has struggled to find full-time work. “That doesn’t mean we don’t like Obama.” It’s a bright spot in an otherwise dreary political environment for the incumbent. There are fears the country may fall back into a recession. The unemployment rate is stuck at a stubbornly high 9.1 percent. Foreclosures are rampant. The effect on Obama’s job-performance rating: They’ve fallen to the mid-40s, a low point. Democrats acknowledge it could be even worse if not for the high marks Obama gets for who he is compared with the low marks for what
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he does. “There are a lot of people out there who like the president, who think he is a good, decent person who is trying hard. They may have issues about the economy. They may have issues about the direction of the country. But there are a lot of voters out there who are giving him the benefit of the doubt,” said Mo Elleithee, a Democratic strategist in Washington. “Heading into the election year being well-liked puts him in a good position as he begins to make the contrast with the other side.” A recent Associated PressGfK poll showed that nearly 8 in 10 people considered Obama a likable person, and slightly more than half said he understands the problems of ordinary people. Even
CHRISTINE ALONZO STANDS with a cutout of Presidents Barack Obama. People like Alonzo are keeping Obama afloat, giving his political team hope he can win re-election.
among those who said the United States is headed in the wrong direction, 43 percent had a favorable opinion of the president, 10 points higher than his job approval rating among that group. Obama’s advisers point to his favorability ratings as an asset when the eventual GOP nominee tries to make the case for change in the White House in 2012. “They’re going to tell you that everyone’s left the president, no one likes Obama anymore. They are so totally wrong,” Obama’s national field director, Jeremy Bird, told volunteers in Denver recently. “Yes, people are frustrated with the economy, with jobs. But when they look at the president, the president’s character ... they’re all in support.”