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Solid Waste Task Force to make recommendations in next few months By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

You thought your trash day was a chore. Lawrence city commissioners are inching closer to their own trash day as a city-appointed task force moves toward delivering recommendations on how to change the city’s trash and recycling services. The Solid Waste Task Force isn’t expected to deliver a set of recommendations to city commissioners until sometime near Christmas, but that hasn’t stopped Lawrence residents from asking a host of nervous questions about how Mayor Aron the most constant of weekly Cromwell chairs tasks — taking out the trash the Solid Waste — may change. Here’s a look at some of Task Force. the questions and what’s known at this point, but there is a big caveat: None of this is a done deal. The city’s Solid Waste Task Force has indicated several ideas that it supports, but it hasn’t yet produced even a draft report. When it does, it won’t be more than a recommendation. City commissioners will have the final authority of authorizing any changes to the city’s trash or recycling systems. With that, here are some questions: Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo

IT HAS BEEN JUST OVER A YEAR since Lawrence resident Susan Hamlet was pulled from the Kansas River spillway by emergency crews after an attempted suicide. Hamlet says news of her pending divorce and the temporary loss of custody of her children had pushed her beyond her limits. After seeking help, Hamlet got her life on the path to recovery and encourages others to do the same.

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Just over a year ago, Susan Hamlet jumped into the water just above the Kansas River dam in North Lawrence and was swept away. She ended up under the waterfall, and a rescue worker was able to talk her into grabbing his helping hand.

“After it was over, I remember thanking God. I wasn’t angry for surviving. I was very thankful,” the Lawrence resident said. During an hourlong interview, Hamlet, 44, sat at her dining room table and described the events leading up to her suicide attempt on Sept. 24, 2010, as well as her road to recovery.

In spring 2010, Hamlet was married and a stay-at-home mother of two girls, ages 9 and 5. Her husband of six years was working in Iraq as a contractor. She was looking forward to his return home. “I was very much in love,” she said. “I thought we were very, very happy.” In May 2010, she was served divorce papers, and that’s when her life, she felt, began to spiral out of control.

“There was lots of crying, lots of tears … things that the kids shouldn’t have seen. Mommy started losing it. I started having a nervous breakdown,” she said. As a result, she lost custody of the children in June to her husband’s parents. Then she had to move out of their home in August. “I had no money. I didn’t know where I was going to go, what I was going to do, how I Please see SUICIDE, page 2A

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It sounds like there is strong interest in requiring residents to use a cityissued cart for their trash. Why?

Two reasons have emerged. One is worker safety. Mayor Aron Cromwell, who chairs the task force, has said that he’s confident the use of the Please see TRASH, page 7A

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Lawrence lags in updating equipment By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Task force working in secret on tax proposal By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — There is a task force in state government that is going to deliver to Gov. Sam Brownback a tax proposal that could affect every Kansan. But who those task force members are, what their backgrounds are and what stake they have in the outcome have been mostly hidden from the public. There have been no public meetings. One thing is known: Arthur Laffer, one of the architects of President Ronald Reagan’s supply-side economics, “is providing his expertise throughout the process and he will be in the state

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helping to present the tax plan once it is finalized,” according to Jeannine Koranda, a spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Revenue. Laffer is being Brownback paid $75,000 for his consulting services, she said. Kansas Department of Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan is heading the effort to give recommendations to Brownback by the end of the year. Jordan has said a task force is near completion of its task. When Jordan’s office was asked

by the Journal-World to provide names of those serving on the task force and other details, the office provided little information. “People are being pulled into the discussion as their expertise is needed,” Koranda said. “More people are being consulted as time goes on; just about everywhere the secretary goes, people are providing ideas.” Koranda said that senior Revenue Department staff members Richard Cram, head of policy and research, and Steve Stotts, director of taxation, have been consulted. “These consultations have also included leaders of the House and Senate tax committees, vari-

ous state agency heads, economists and business owners. The discussions have not been limited to a set group of people nor have they been scheduled on a regular basis. This is not an appointed group,” she said. But only Republican leaders of the House and Senate tax committees have been consulted so far, she said. Brownback and Jordan are Republicans. Koranda said Democrats will be talked with before a bill is introduced. She declined to identify any of the business owners lending their advice. Jordan, a former state senator Please see TAX, page 2A

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The city of Lawrence’s finances are solid, but some of the equipment that city employees use for their jobs may be a little less so, according to a new report out of City Hall. An annual “financial indicators” report prepared by the city’s auditor found City Manager Lawrence city government David Corliss is collecting more revenue said he would per capita than it has in re- like to see cent years, but is still having improvements in a hard time keeping up with both equipment some expenses, especially and infrastrucreplacing aging equipment. ture. The report by City Auditor Michael Eglinski compared Lawrence with 14 other similar cities. It found, by at least one measure, Lawrence ranked last among peer cities when it comes to replacing machinery and equipment — everything

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DEATHS LEO E. “BILL” ISTAS Mass of Christian Burial for Leo E. “Bill” Istas, 85, Perry, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Perry. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Istas died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living Center, Lawrence. He was born Dec. 18, 1925, in Aurora, the son of Octave Spoolen and Etta Agnes Chaput Istas. Mr. Istas served in the U.S. Army Cavalry. He was the superintendent for List & Clark Construction Co., Overland Park. He was a member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and VFW, all in Perry. He married Madelyn May Chartier on Aug. 20, 1946, in Aurora. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and

four sisters. Survivors include three sons, Jim and David, both of Topeka, and Kevin, Basehor; one daughter, Istas Cheryl Pierson, Tonganoxie; one brother, Verle, De Soto; four sisters, Gladys Peterson, Marie Dochow and Theresa Peltier, all of Concordia, and Ella Mae Kimmal, Wamego; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the church and sent in care of Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS 66066. Online condolences may be made at barnettfamilyfh.com.

MICHAEL E. SMITH Funeral services for Michael E. Smith, 64, Eudora, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McEl-

wain Mortuary in Lawrence. Mr. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at his home in Eudora.

TED DUNCANSON Graveside service for Ted Duncanson, 92, Tonganoxie, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. He died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Hickory Point

Nursing Center, Oskaloosa. The family will meet friends one hour before the service at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.

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public safety, now is not the time to cut taxes. “I hope when Gov. Brownback looks at Kansas he sees our people, not just dollar signs,” said Kansas Democratic Party Chairwoman Joan Wagnon. “I have serious questions about what this tentative tax reduction plan will mean for everyday Kansans,” she said. “Will parents continue to see increased class sizes in their kids’ schools? Will abused and neglected children still be left without immediate access to help? Will seniors have to go without Meals on Wheels?”

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from Shawnee, has played his hand close to the vest on which taxes will be reduced. But Brownback is eager to cut taxes, subscribing to Laffer’s theory that reduced taxes produce more business growth, which eventually will result in more revenue to take care of government needs. He has stated several times he wants to decrease the state income tax. But others say that after years of budget cuts to schools, social services and

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from backhoes to lawn mowers to pickup trucks. “There are a lot of things that management and the commission have to pay attention to, and this is one issue that likely should be on the list,” Eglinski said. But Eglinski’s analysis also found the city is doing better when it comes to keeping up with its aging infrastructure, such as roads, bridges and city buildings. If the city had to pick between infrastructure and equipment, Eglinski said, there are good reasons why the city would want to focus on infrastructure. “You would rather have old pickup trucks than old bridges,” Eglinski said. “They’re still easier to replace.” City Manager David Corliss said he would like to see the city improve in both areas. In his written response that is filed with the report, he said it is “clearly important to highlight the increasing gap in attending to our equipment needs.” He said a new infrastructure sales tax approved by voters in 2008 will help the city replace aging fire and medical equip-

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was going to get the children back,” she said. “I felt like I had no one, like I had nothing. I was in so much pain that I didn’t want to feel the pain anymore.” On the afternoon of Sept. 24, she left her mobile home in North Lawrence and meant to walk across the bridge that connects North Lawrence to downtown, but instead went down to the river. She said it was like an out-of-body experience. “I wasn’t planning on jumping in the river, but once I got there I thought that was the thing to do,” she said. “I was seeing what I was doing but I wasn’t rationalizing. The feeling is hard to explain.” She jumped into the water and was swept away by the current. She remembers fighting for air and thinking, “Oh my God, Susan, you are going to die.” When she landed, she stood on a ledge behind the waterfall, then she began to walk across the ledge but saw a snake and headed back. She believes God sent that snake there for a reason: to save her life. “I was out of my mind crazy,” she said. Shivering and cold, she started to pray. That’s when she remembers a kind, gentle voice and a hand reaching out to help her. “He had to coax me out and he said some very kinds words,” she said. “I don’t know who he was and I wish there was some way that I could thank him.” !"!"!

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She was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for water in her lungs and placed on suicide watch. “By the grace of God, the only injury I had was a little, tiny cut on my wrist,” she said. She said she was transferred to Osawatomie State Hospital, where she was put in the suicide ward for 10 days. “It was terrifying,” she said. But it was there where she came to realize what had happened and got the help that she needed. Hamlet said she was widowed in 2000 when her first husband was murdered in Kansas City. “So, lots of trauma in my life,” she said. “I just selfmedicated.” When she left the state hospital, she said she found help from people she least expected, including an old

ment and outdated public safety radios. Much of that sales tax is for road improvements. Corliss said he thinks the city can do more in that area, too. Eglinski’s report noted that the city’s debt per capita reached its lowest levels of the last seven years — although the numbers don’t yet include $18 million in new debt the city will issue to expand the Lawrence Public Library. Corliss, though, said he doesn’t think the falling debt levels are necessarily a good sign. “We are investing less in our community infrastructure through debt issuances than we did in the 1990s and 2000s,” Corliss wrote. “I do not believe this is a good trend, even if it helps with our financial indicators.” Other findings from the report include: ! Governmental revenues soared in 2010, up about 18 percent, but much of that increase was attributed to the city receiving $8.5 million in trust fund money to clean up the former Farmland Industries site in east Lawrence. Eglinski, though, noted tax collections also increased from $48.9 million in 2009 to $51.8 million in 2010 — an increase of 5.9 percent. Part of that increase is related to the 2008 infrastructure sales tax because 2010 was the first full year’s worth of collection

for that tax. Governmental revenue per capita is at about $800 per person. ! Governmental expenses were up about 11 percent in 2010. Per capita expenditures are now at about $900 per person, up from a low of a little less than $800 per person in 2008. The city is able to have expenditures per person higher than revenues per person largely because the city has been spending down a large fund balance — or a savings account — that it has in its bond and interest fund. The city in 2010 used about half of the $16 million fund to pay off city debt rather than raise property taxes to pay for the debt. ! The city’s enterprise operations — city services that charge fees and are designed to function like a business — had mixed results in 2010. Eglinski looks at each fund and determines whether it is operating at a “profit” or a loss and — unlike the city’s budget — factors in any appreciation or depreciation in assets the department has experienced. For example, if a city department saw its revenues exceed its expenses by $100,000 but saw the value of its equipment depreciate by $200,000, it would be listed as losing $100,000 — with the idea that the city eventually will have to replace the value of that equipment.

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Where to get help: • Bert Nash’s 24-hour service — 785-843-9192. • National Suicide Prevention Life-Line — 800-273-8255. • Headquarters Counseling Center’s 24-hour service — 785841-2345. • Lawrence Memorial Hospital emergency room — 785-505-6100. • KU Child and Family Services Clinic — 785-864-4416. • DCCCA (outpatient drug and alcohol treatment center) — 785-830-8238. neighbor who gave her a place to live. For the past year, she has been receiving help from Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center and was assigned a case manager who is helping her get back on her feet with a job and home. She talks to her daughters every night and sees them as often as she can. She and her husband are working on a joint custody settlement. “I’m starting this new life and realizing that life is worth living,” she said. “I just want people to know that there are people out there that you least expect that do care and you just have to share how you are feeling.” !"!"!

Dr. Juliet Ne lson, a psychologist at Bert Nash, said Hamlet is not alone. She sees between eight and 12 people daily in the intensive outpatient program, and most are suicidal to some extent. She said depression affects all ages, races and incomes. She sees everyone from the homeless to the Kansas University professor. Nelson said people can become disconnected from their emotions and that’s when they feel like they are Here’s how the city’s enterprise funds fared under that analysis: 1. Water and sewer fund: $4 million profit, which was up from $3.2 million in 2009 but is down from $6.6 million in 2006. 2. Solid waste and trash collection: $799,881 profit, which is up from a $30,000 loss in 2009 and far better than a $746,000 loss in 2008. Eglinski said there had been a slight increase in revenue for trash service, but that most of the improvement had come from cost-cutting in the department. 3. Parking fund: $167,204 loss, which is an improvement from a $286,000 loss in 2009. Eglinski noted that most of the other cities that he reviewed, if they had a parking fund at all, had a profitable parking fund. Eglinski said the issue would need further study to determine why Lawrence’s parking fund is performing differently. 4. Stormwater fund: $1.2 million profit, which is an improvement from $1 million profit in 2010. 5. Golf fund: $217,717 loss, which is worse than a $96,595 loss in 2009.

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watching themselves from above. She said it’s a scary state. For example, she said you can watch yourself cutting yourself but not feel it. “It’s dangerous for us to not be able to feel and so it’s very frightening to people when they get to the point,” she said. Nelson said people “absolutely” can recover from a mental illness, just like a physical one. She said a lot of different treatments work for different people, so if a treatment or therapist doesn’t work, try another. “Don’t give up,” she said. Nelson said people used to avoid the S-word, but now treatment focuses on talking about suicide instead of avoiding it. The same advice holds true for family and friends. “If someone goes into the hospital and has their gall bladder removed, we bring them a casserole. But when someone gets out because of a suicide attempt, nobody knows what to do,” Nelson said. “Well, you bring them a casserole. You don’t have to act as if it’s a terrible thing that you don’t have to talk about.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

10-year-old girl dies after I-70 crash A 10-year-old Kansas City, Kan., girl was pronounced dead shortly before 1:30 p.m. Saturday after being involved in a one-vehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 70. Tamya Jones was riding in a 2001 Dodge SUV when its driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a guard rail. The SUV rolled and came to rest on all four wheels, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report. The accident occurred at mile marker 225.6, east of 110th Street in Kansas City. The vehicle’s driver, Novella Jones, 39, was believed to have suffered minor injuries.

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Libyans claim gains in offensive Libyan revolutionary forces claimed to have captured parts of a sprawling convention center that loyalists of Moammar Gadhafi have used as their main base in the ousted leader’s hometown and were shelling the city to try to rout snipers from rooftops in their offensive aimed at crushing this key bastion of the old regime. The inability to take Sirte, the most important remaining stronghold of Gadhafi supporters, more than six weeks after the capital fell has stalled efforts by Libya’s new leaders to set a timeline for elections and move forward with a transition to democracy. Gadhafi supporters also hold the enclave of Bani Walid, where revolutionary forces have been stymied by a challenging terrain. But the transitional leadership has said it will declare liberation after Sirte’s capture because that will mean it holds all of the seaports and harbors in the oil-rich Mediterranean coastal country.

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Computer virus hits drone program A computer virus that captures the strokes on a keyboard has infected networks used by pilots who control U.S. Air Force drones flown on the warfront, according to a published report. Wired magazine reported Friday that the spyware has resisted efforts to remove it from the computers in the cockpits at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, where pilots remotely fly Predator and Reaper drones in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. The story said there are no confirmed reports that classified data was stolen and that the virus did not stop pilots from flying any of their missions. Network security specialists are uncertain if the virus was part of a directed attack or accidentally infected the networks, the story said. The Air Force said in a statement it doesn’t discuss threats to its computer networks because it can help hackers refine their tactics.

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AFTER GETTING HER FLU SHOT, Eun Young Park gets a bandage on her arm Saturday while her daughter, Hee Sung Choi, 9, watches from over the seat during the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department’s drivethru flu shot clinic.

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Interview: Bush still supports troops George W. Bush says that after eight years in the White House, he’s happy to be back home in Texas and out of the spotlight. But the former commander-in-chief tells The Associated Press there’s one aspect of his presidency he still misses: interaction with U.S. troops. And Bush, who sent them to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, says that despite his desire to remain largely out of the public eye, he wants to make sure veterans and military members know they still have his support. “I was a little concerned that our veterans don’t think that I still respect them and care for them a lot,” Bush told the AP. He added later, “There’s nothing as courageous in my judgment as someone who had a leg blown off in combat overcoming the difficulties.”

21-year-old pronounced dead at ATV crash site Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies were called Saturday morning to the scene of a fatality accident in a field east of Baldwin City involving an all-terrain vehicle. The body of 21-year-old Preston Scheibler, of Lawrence, was found in a field northwest of the intersection of North 500 and East 2300 roads, according to a press release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Scheibler was pronounced dead at the scene, which deputies were led to by a Kansas Wildlife and Parks Conservation officer. Officials are investigating the cause of the accident, which they believe occurred late Friday or early Saturday. Scheibler’s body was discovered just after dawn.

A drive-thru clinic that offered free flu shots in Lawrence on Saturday provided not only a cost-saver for the community but also good practice for the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and its many partners in case of an actual flu outbreak. “If we had an emergency, we would really need the help of these different agencies,” said Lisa Horn, communications coordinator for the health department. Nurses from Lawrence Memorial Hospital, pharmacy students from Kansas University and other volunteers from other community groups pitched in to help with the clinic. It was the second

year for the event, but more marketing this year helped increase the turnout, Horn said. The health department had 500 free vaccines to give away Saturday at KU’s Park and Ride lot near the Shank Recreational Sports Complex. The allure of free vaccines, which typically cost about $30, attracted a number of people. A small number even came on bicycles. Some brought their families by the vanload. “One van came through with eight kids,” said Dan Partridge, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department director. “At 30 bucks a pop, it was a pretty good deal for them.” Kelli Shaw, a fourth-year pharmacy student from Salina, said she appreciated the opportunity to get in some prac-

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KU game day also ‘fantastic can day’ By Micki Chestnut Special to the Journal-World

Most Kansas University football fans look forward to the annual Kansas State University game for the chance to do battle with their in-state rivals. But Linda Klinker looks forward to this game for the chance to get her hands on the mountain of aluminum cans that fans will drain during their game-day revelries. For Klinker and her fellow Cans for the Community volunteers, each of those empties means a much-appreciated donation to a local charity.

Cans for the Community is a local nonprofit group that gathers aluminum cans, sells them to an area recycling center, then donates all the proceeds to agencies that are working to make Lawrence better. Since it was founded in 2005, the organization has collected and recycled nearly 6 million aluminum cans, raising $80,000, all of which has been donated to local nonprofit groups, one $1,000 gift at a time. The most recent recipients have been Headquarters Counseling Center and Tenants to Homeowners Inc. Klinker is expecting big things

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from this fall’s KU-KSU football game, set for Oct. 22. “This is a huge game — it’s a fantastic can day,” she said. Her goal is to collect 1,000 pounds of cans that day, keeping all those cans out of landfills and raising about $600 for charity. She’ll have a lot of assistance, thanks to volunteers who will help on game day as part of the United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center’s participation in Make a Difference Day on Oct. 22. Launched by USA WEEKEND Please see CANS, page 4A

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tice to keep her skills sharp. “In Kansas, pharmacists can vaccinate,” she said. “You come away with some confidence in your technique.” Stephanie Walker, a Lawrence resident, brought her three children to the event — her 1-year-old twin daughters and another 10-year-old daughter. Because her insurance won’t cover the shots, she decided to try out the free clinic. Walker said she was impressed with how smoothly the event operated. The children didn’t even seem to mind the prick of the needle. “I’m bribing them with pizza,” she said. “That works.”

Members of the Lawrence school board will consider setting a course — on paper — for their work during the coming year. Monday night, members are scheduled to review and approve their formal list of goals for the 2011-12 school year. The goals fall into three categories: !" Excellence, which calls for “raising the achievement of all students.” ! Equity, which advocates a push for “closing the achievement gap,” so students who are minorities, English-language learners, or working through special lesson plans move closer — in terms of assessment scores and other measures — to the performance of the overall student body. ! Engagement, a category designed to develop “a learning community of school, family and community partnerships,” including an emphasis on “communication, decision making and collaboration with the community.” District administrators would use the goals to guide their work during the year, and board members would use the list to track which administrators are responsible and what tasks are being pursued. Board members suggested goals during a meeting in August, then reviewed a preliminary list that has since been refined into the current document. Among other items on the agenda for Monday’s meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive: ! Buy curriculum, for $1.9 million, from K12 Inc. for students in kindergarten through eighth grade at the Lawrence Virtual School. ! Buy Math Expressions materials, for $150,127, from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, for use for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The board also will consider purchasing math intervention resources “for enrichment and remediation” for $45,488, from ETA/EA/ Learning Resources. ! Hire Chaney Inc., for $106,250, to replace 11 rooftop heating and cooling units for district headquarters. ! Hear two “overview” reports: one regarding board policies, and another involving professional development.

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KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Decades of statistics on infant abductions in the U.S. suggest one of the least likely scenarios in last week’s disappearance of a Kansas City baby is that a stranger broke into her home and quietly snatched her from her crib. But the numbers also lead national experts to believe that if 10-month-old Lisa Irwin were taken by an intruder in the middle of the night, as her parents told investigators, she is likely still alive. Strangers who kidnap infants or young children, though rare, often do so because they want a child of their own, not because they intend to hurt or kill the child, said David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire. “The recovery rate for infants is very, very high. There is real

hope here,” added Ernie Allen, president of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Arlington, Va. But the experts acknowledge that investigators often focus on close relatives when a baby goes missing, in part because statistics show that far more infants and young children are killed by a parent than a stranger. “Suspicion almost always falls heavily on the parents, especially when it’s young kids,” Finkelhor said. “Fifteen hundred parents kill their kids every year, and that’s heavily focused on the under 1 year of age category.” Allen said his organization has handled 278 infant abduction cases during his nearly three decades with the group. Only 13 cases involved a stranger coming into a home and taking a baby, and all but one of those children were recovered unharmed. Lisa’s parents, Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley,

reported their daughter missing early Tuesday. Their relationship with investigators chilled late Thursday, when police said the parents had stopped cooperating. The couple quickly insisted they only needed a break from incessant police questioning. On Saturday, the parents were meeting again with detectives, Kansas City police spokesman Capt. Steve Young said. He declined to say what was discussed. A day earlier, Bradley told The Associated Press that police had accused her of being involved in her daughter’s disappearance, which she vehemently denies, and told her she failed a lie detector test. The couple told the AP police have treated them like suspects, and Bradley said detectives told her: “‘You did it. You did it. And we have nothing.’” Investigators said they have no solid leads or suspects despite an extensive search.

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The Occupy Wall Street populist protest movement that has sprung up across the nation made its way to Lawrence on Saturday, as more than 100 people gathered outside the U.S. Bank at Ninth and Massachusetts streets. The group chanted, held signs and sang songs that echoed themes. “THIS IS CLASS WAR,” read one sign. Last Friday, Lawrence resident Lori Learned Robinson and a small group of organizers were watching the Occupy Wall Street movement nationally, and were wondering if a local movement would begin. After nothing sprung up after a couple of days, she and her husband began a Facebook group that spread the word about the event. “It’s a coming together of everyone who has grievances against the way things are being done,” she said. “The main focus is on Wall Street, and how Wall Street gets bailed out, but the American people don’t.”

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magazine in 1992, Make a Difference Day has grown into one of the largest community service events in the nation. Every year, 3 million people worldwide take time to serve in their communities as part of this national day of service. “The Cans for the Community project is really fun and a bit unique for a day of service like this,” said Shannon Reid, volunteer coordinator for the United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center. “Volunteers will not only be participating in

Sign Up for Make a Difference Day As part of Make a Difference Day, the United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center has set up 16 volunteer projects on Oct. 22. The projects will serve a wide range of area nonprofit organizations, including Operation Wildlife, Family Promise of Lawrence, Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence and three Lawrence elementary schools. Volunteers are needed to fill more than 250 two- to four-hour slots. To check out the projects or sign up, visit www.volunteerdouglascounty.org. Click on “Find a Volunteer Opportunity.” Scroll down until you see the bright Make a Difference Day logo, then click. You’ll find a full description of each project and the number of volunteers still needed. You can register yourself or a group. Volunteers may also get more information or register for projects through the United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center, 865-5030 or volunteer@rhvc.org.

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OCCUPY LAWRENCE demonstrators protest Saturday at the corner of Ninth and Massachusetts streets. The demonstration was a localized version of the Occupy Wall Street protest. The people who gathered were airing a wide variety of grievances, including large student-debt loads, wiretapping efforts and government spending on the military. Mel Smith, of Lawrence, held a sign that asked, “What does it all mean?” “What we’re here for is to help people realize that in order for the human race to survive, we have to be able to work together,” Smith said.

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service themselves, but will be helping other community members serve by giving them a way to recycle their aluminum for a good cause.” Cans for the Community isn’t just active on game days. The organization collects cans every day at its 10 Can Houses — blue, metal recycling bins located throughout Lawrence. They also have collection bins in 90 area businesses. For more information on the program or for the locations of the Can Houses, visit www.cansforthecommunity.org.

“Most of the people who tailgate look forward to getting our recycling bags,” said Klinker, who is now partnering with KU Environs to set up and collect recycling bins around Memorial Stadium. “But we need to get the word out that they need to make an extra effort to recycle. Some people aren’t aware that when they recycle with us, their cans really make a donation to a nonprofit.” — Micki Chestnut, associate director of the United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center, can be reached at 865-5030.

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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

City to consider new zoning option BOTTOM LINE City commissioners will consider starting the process of creating a new industrial zoning category for the city.

BACKGROUND City commissioners will ask planning commissioners to review the city’s two main industrial zoning categories and determine if a third industrial zoning category can be created that is a hybrid of the two. The city’s IG zoning district currently allows the heaviest of industrial uses, which often creates concerns from neighbors who are near an area proposed for IG zoning. The

city’s IL zoning district allows lighter uses, but also allows for some types of retail development to occur. That has created concern from both neighbors and industrial developers in the past. City commissioners are asking for a review that would study if a new zoning district that permits a mix of uses more acceptable to both neighbors and industrial developers.

OTHER BUSINESS Alex Grenning, chemistry student, Lawrence “My mom already gave me one. She is a nurse.”

Laura Peterson, medicinal chemistry student, Lawrence “No.”

Alexis Liptons, student, Crete, Neb. “Yes. My school is giving them out for free.”

Recognition

• Proclaim Saturday, Oct. 22, as Indigenous Food Day.

Consent agenda

• Approve City Commission meeting minutes from Sept. 20 and 27. • Receive minutes from boards and commissions: • Approve claims. • Approve licenses recommended by the city clerk’s office. • Approve appointments as recommended by the mayor. • Bid and purchase items: a. Set bid date of Oct. 18 for City Hall slate roof replacement. b. Set a bid date of Oct. 25 for 23rd Street bridge replacement utilities relocation. c. Award bids for Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program: 1. 2536 Ridge Court to T & J Holdings for $22,600 for base bid and $1,900 for Alternate 1. 2. 1015 Avalon to T & J Holdings for $24,605 for base bid only. d. Award bid for future network cabling to R&R Communications at various hourly rates, not to exceed $25,000 a year. • Authorize the mayor to execute a utility easement to Westar Energy in Burroughs Creek Linear Park for the acquisition amount of $2,247. • Authorize the mayor to execute the agreement with Douglas County Rural Water District No. 2 for treatment and transmission of water and the sale of water. • Authorize the mayor to sign mortgage releases for Delma Hepner, 1615 Rose Lane, and Mary Jo Spotts, 1901 Vt. Authorize the mayor to sign a Subordination Agreement for Jeanette Reiling, 1064 Home Circle. • Receive city manager’s report.

a. Conduct public hearing and consider making a determination based on a consideration of all relevant factors that there is/is not a feasible and prudent alternative to the proposed project at 1043 Ind. and that the proposed project includes/does not include all possible planning to minimize harm to the listed properties. b. Consider rezoning about 0.80 acre from U-KU (UniversityKansas University) to RM32-PD (multi-dwelling residential-planned development) at 1043 Ind. c. Consider approving a Preliminary Development Plan to move the Varsity House and development of a multi-dwelling structure at 1043 Ind. • Consider initiating a text amendment to Chapter 20 of the City Code, Land Development Code, to review the uses of the existing industrial districts and explore creating a new district that permits uses with intensities between the IL (limited industrial) district and IG (general industrial) district. • Consider a motion to recess into executive session for 30 minutes to consult with attorneys for the city on matters deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship. The commission’s regular meeting will resume in the commission meeting room at the conclusion of the executive session.

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• Consider these items related to the Grandstand Sportswear and Glassware expansion project: a. Consider adopting a resolution granting a 10-year, 65 percent property tax abatement. b. Consider adopting on first reading an ordinance authorizing a $25,000 forgivable loan for the project. c. Approve a performance agreement with 3840 Greenway Circle, LLC/Grandstand Sportswear setting forth the related performance requirements for the tax abatement and the forgivable loan. • Consider approving these items related to the 8th/Penn (Poehler building) project: a. Consider approving text amendments to the Lawrence Land Development Code and the 8th & Pennsylvania Urban Conservation Overlay District to accommodate a residential proposal for 619 E. Eighth St. that exceeds the density limit currently in the guidelines. b. Consider rezoning about 0.56 acre from CS (strip commercial) to RM32 (multi-dwelling residential) within the 8th & Pennsylvania Urban Conservation Overlay District at 619 E. Eighth St. c. Consider rezoning about 0.27 acre from CS (strip commercial) to RM12D (multi-dwelling residential) within the 8th & Pennsylvania Urban Conservation Overlay District at 804-806 Pa. d. Consider authorizing the mayor to execute a development agreement with East Lawrence Historic Partners, LLC, and consider authorizing the city manager to negotiate with Bartlett & West for final plans for public improvements for East Lawrence Industrial Historic District. • Consider these items related to the Varsity House project at 1043 Ind.:

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A WIDE SELECTION of old cars lined up on Massachusetts Street for viewing at the Rev It Up Hot Rod car show Saturday at South Park. AT LEFT, ELISE MCDANELD CAMPBELL, left, looks inside while her mother Sue McDaneld looks outside of a 1927 Ford Model T at the show.

DESIREE STEPHENSON, LAWRENCE, is reflected as she stops to take some cell-phone photos of a 1927 Ford Model T at the Rev It Up Hot Rod show.

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AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS !"Sweet! Baking and Candy Making Supply is now open downtown at 717 Mass., the site of the former Bay Leaf store. Sweet! specializes in candy-making, baking and decorating supplies. It also offers gourmet dips and mixes, coffees, kitchen utensils and gifts. This is the second store for owners Susan Hess and Cindy Hopper; they opened their original store last year at the Fairlawn Plaza Mall in Topeka. The new store in Lawrence will offer a variety of baking and cake-decorating classes in the kitchen area that the Bay Leaf built. Hours for the store are 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and until 8 p.m. Thursday. The phone number is 785-7492258. For more information, including a schedule of classes, go to sweetbakingsupply.com.

!"OrthoKansas PA, 1112 W. Sixth St., Suite 124, Lawrence, has been awarded a threeyear term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology. MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.

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!"Emprise Bank announces Grant Ryan and Rhonda Scott have joined the bank’s commercial banking team as commercial banker and commercial banking specialist. Both will be located at the Lawrence branch on 1121 Wakarusa !"On Wednesday, World Drive. Ryan has been in the Arthritis Day, Massage Envy financial services industry for clinics will join together to host 15 years, most recently at The Healing Hands for Arthritis. For University National Bank in every one-hour session, $10 Lawrence where he served as will be donated to the Arthritis chief lending officer. Scott has Foundation. Additionally, Mas- been in the financial services sage Envy’s Murad (skin-care industry since 1975, with the partner) and Wyndmere (retail past nine years spent at The !"John Schmidt, Lawrence, partner) will donate 10 percent University National Bank in recently completed 52 hours of of all their sales during the Lawrence. computer training at Customevent. Massage Envy Spa in !""TherapyWorks P.A., 1311 ized Computer Training at Kan- Lawrence is located at 4931 W. Wakarusa Drive, Suite 1000, sas Legal Services, 712 S. Kan- Sixth St., Suite 110. will host a free seminar, “Oh, sas Ave., Topeka. Schmidt’s !"Mike Everett, with Life My Aching Back,” at 7 p.m. courses were funded through Success & Legacy, attended a Thursday. Guest speakers inthe Social and Rehabilitation clude physical therapist/owner meeting with the top Infinite Services’ vocational rehabilitaCindy Johnson and physical Banking Concept agents in the tion and Cottonwood Inc.’s therapist Audrey Welch, both country from Aug. 17-18 in DalJobLink employment program. las. The conference’s theme was of TherapyWorks. For more !"JoS. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. “What Right Looks Like.” Everett information or reservations, announces the grand opengave a presentation on how the call 749-1300. ing of its new Factory Outlet store in Lawrence. Overseeing store sales and operations at the new store located at 646 Vt., will be Alison Ogden. The company, established in 1905, retails men’s classically styled tailored and casual clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories. !"The new Kansas Children’s Discovery Center has opened its doors. Designed by Lawrence-based architects Gould Evans, the 16,000-square-foot facility is located in Topeka’s Gage Park on land donated by the city of Topeka. The energyefficient building incorporates passive solar, high-efficiency HVAC, and a connection to the outdoors through abundant natural day lighting. Other sustainable features include a dramatic roofline that collects rainwater, bio swales and native plantings that filter run-off water.

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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: first week of October. !" Minor concrete patching on repairs to Kasold Frontage north of Tam O’Shanter and Camelback Drive near Quail Creek Drive. Some single lane traffic and parking impact, but it will be minimal. Completion: mid- to late October. !" During the week of Oct. 10, the intersection of Wheat State and Eldridge Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and down to one lane during the evenings. This is so crews can replace the valley gutter at the intersection.

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 !" 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.

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 Holiday Drive interchange ramps in Johnson County. One lane closed from 7 p.m. through noon Monday through Friday and from 7 p.m. until 1 p.m. on the weekend. Two lanes closed 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on the weekend. Completion: late October. !" Westbound left lane closed at US-69 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for bridge work.

U.S. Highway 59 !" Northbound lanes over the Wakarusa River bridge will be reduced to one lane during repair and resurfacing project. Completion: late October. !" North 200 Road closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Kansas Highway 10 Completion: late 2012. !"Various lane closures eastbound of Lawrence Interstate 35 to the Douglas/Johnson !" Northbound lane will County line for pavehave closures between ment repair work. Work 75th Street to I-635 and will not occur during from 18th Street to South- peak travel times during west Blvd. on Monday the work week (6 a.m. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Com- - 9 p.m., 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.) Completion: Friday. pletion: Monday.

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carts makes the job of sanitation workers easier and safer. That’s because all of the city’s trash trucks are equipped with devices that hydraulically lift and dump a cart’s contents. The lifts don’t work with standard trash cans. Those are physically lifted and dumped by sanitation workers. Cromwell said workers compensation claims related to lifting injuries are significant in the sanitation department. In 2010, workers compensation costs for the Solid Waste Department were $340,000, according to a city memo. What’s the other reason? You said that two had emerged. Oh yeah, I did. The second reason is carts would allow the city to start changing how it charges people for trash service. Currently, all residents pay the same amount for their trash service regardless of how much trash they take to the curb. That could change with carts. The task force hasn’t reached any conclusions on how to structure what is sometimes called a “variable rate pricing� or a “pay-as-you-throw� system. But discussions have indicated there could be several options. One scenario is the city might sell different-sized carts. A 65-gallon cart would cost one monthly rate, but if your trash needs require the use of a larger cart, a 95-gallon cart would cost a higher monthly rate. Or another system could be that if you can’t fit all of your trash in one cart, you could pay to have the right to place a certain number of trash bags out in addition to the cart. Some cities refer to this as a sticker system. The city gives you a certain number of stickers each year to place on trash bags. The stickers alert trash crews that the extra bags have been authorized by the city. Most systems allow additional stickers to be prepurchased from the city. What about curbside recycling? A majority of the task force, and especially the mayor, has expressed a strong interest in a system that would include mandatory curbside recycling. In other words, your monthly bill would include the cost of curbside recycling, whether you chose to use the service or not.

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of Kansas City has expressed be needed to provide for recyan interest in setting up sev- cling service isn’t yet clear. eral bins in Lawrence. The glass would be used by the company What about elderly people to make fiberglass insulation. or others who may have trouble moving such a large Why is the city push- cart? ing for curbside recycling? Cromwell said the city is Don’t we already have a very much aware of that congreat recycling rate? cern. But he said city trash Actually, Lawrence doesn’t crews already make accomknow what its recycling rate modations for people who is. Even though the city is face that same situation with studying major changes to the a trash can. He said it is not trash system, the city hasn’t uncommon for trash crews to produced an annual recycling know which customers have report since 2008. Tamara difficulty and to make special Bennett, assistant director of accommodations. But Crompublic works and the lead staff well said he is hesitant to try member for the Solid Waste to create a written policy that Task Force, said that’s par- tries to spell out how the sittially because a report by the uation will work with carts. city auditor questioned how “Right now we give our peothe city was calculating its re- ple the flexibility to do what is cycling rate, which historically right,� Cromwell said. “They has been one of the highest in have proven they know how to the state at about 35 percent. do this, and we want them to The audit questioned whether continue to do it in the future. the city was properly estimat“We understand how much ing the weight of yard waste, the community appreciates which is the largest compo- the job we do currently, and nent of the city’s recycling we don’t want to do anything program. Bennett said the city to jeopardize that.� is working on creating a new — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be system for estimating yard reached at 832-6362. waste, and plans to produce a new recycling report by midNovember. What did the 2008 recycling report say? The report estimated that 30,314 tons of material were recycled through the city and private sector efforts in 2007, which gave the city a 35 percent recycling rate. Yard waste — such as grass clippings, leaves and brush — accounted for 44 percent of all material recycled in Lawrence. That report was done well before Deffenbaugh Industries started offering weekly curbside recycling for about $5 per month. Hasn’t that service caused the rate to go up significantly? Again, the city doesn’t have the data to say one way or the other. But a spokesman with Deffenbaugh Industries did confirm that the company is providing service to about 4,200 Lawrence households. That’s about 15 percent of the city’s nearly 29,000 singlefamily residential accounts.

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Is it possible that residents may be required to have two carts — one for trash and one for recycling? Yes, that has been discussed by the task force. It appears that very well could be the task force’s recommendation.

When you say mandatory, does that mean I’ll get fined or something if I throw away an item that could be recycled? No. There has been no discussion of that type of sysWhere am I going to put tem, which is still relatively these carts? Is there a law rare in the United States. against keeping them outside? Who would operate the There is no city ordinance curbside recycling service? that would prohibit the trash There already are several and recycling carts from being private companies that of- kept outside. Cromwell said fer the service in Lawrence. that is how he stores his carts Would the city let a private currently. Cromwell said the company be the operator? issue of storage is a concern Perhaps. The task force in almost every community hasn’t reached consensus on that transitions to the carts. whether a curbside recycling But he said residents quickly service should be operated find it is more workable than by a private company or by they think. He said the city the city. But there has been a of Olathe actually created a lot of discussion that the city service where city employought to control the system ees went to people’s garages either way — in other words, — when asked — to give resiif the city goes the private dents ideas on how their garoute, the service would still rages could be re-arranged to show up on the city’s bill and accommodate the carts. the private company would be selected by the city to How big are these carts? serve the entire community. The city hasn’t decided on a specific cart, since the cart idea How much is this going to is still just a proposal. But carts cost? likely would be either 65 gallon The simple answer is the or 95 gallon in size. A 65-gallon task force doesn’t have a cart is about 42 inches high, firm estimate yet. Some of 25 inches wide and 27 inches that will depend on whether deep. A 95-gallon cart is about it is publicly or privately 46 inches high, 29 inches wide operated and which items and 33 inches deep, according are accepted for recycling to measurements from the city and which are excluded. But solid waste department. Cromwell said he is confident that any system will increase How much would these the monthly residential rates carts cost? by less than $5, and probably Since the carts would be closer to $3 per month. mandatory for everyone, the “If the costs are too high, costs likely would be just we’re not going to do it,� lumped in with your general Cromwell said. “I won’t want monthly bill. But, of course, to do it if the costs are too high, there will be an up-front cost and nobody else will either.� to the city to buy the carts. The city has estimated it will cost Would the curbside recy- about $1 million to purchase cling service accept glass? about 22,000 carts. (The city Probably not. The city al- already has some carts.) The ready has sent out a request for 22,000 carts, however, only proposals from private compa- would be enough to provide a nies to set up glass collection cart for people’s trash service. bins in the city. Ripple Glass How many more carts would

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Business commitment A new city policy aims to make sure taxpayers get their money’s worth on public economic development incentives.

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t seems that almost no economic development project gets done these days in Lawrence — or anywhere else — without some kind of direct public subsidy or tax incentive. For that reason, it’s good to see the city of Lawrence implementing a new policy that will help make sure local taxpayers are getting a fair return on their economic development investments. On Tuesday, city commissioners will consider approving a $25,000 “forgivable loan” and a 10-year, 65 percent tax abatement to help support the expansion of Grandstand Sportswear and Glassware. The company, which is owned by former Kansas University basketball player Chris Piper, is planning to spend about $4.8 million to purchase land and a building in the East Hills Business Park and add about 84 employees over the next 10 years, bringing their total employment to 126. If the company’s expansion goes as planned, it will be a good deal for the city, which will receive an estimated $1.40 in benefit for every $1 of incentives it provides. Unfortunately, for one reason or another, other companies that have benefited from city tax incentives in the past haven’t always been able to deliver on the additional jobs and other improvements that were projected in their applications for tax incentives. Until recently, the city was limited in how it could respond to those shortfalls. Even though the companies didn’t meet their goals, they usually received the full benefit of their tax abatements. Beginning with the Grandstand project, the city is requiring companies receiving public incentives to enter into a “performance agreement” that sets specific conditions for a company to receive its full tax abatement. The agreement sets requirements for capital investment, job creation, wages and health insurance benefits that a company must meet to receive all of its incentives. If the company’s overall performance in those four areas falls short, its incentives can be reduced; if it falls below 70 percent, the incentives can be withdrawn. In recognition of the fact that a company’s performance can be hindered by unforeseen circumstances, any decision to reduce its incentives can be appealed to the Lawrence City Commission. The performance agreement with Grandstand spells out its capital investment in East Hills and sets benchmarks for how much employment must grow each year for the next decade. It also requires those jobs to pay at least a “living wage” (calculated as 130 percent of the federal poverty threshold for a family of three) and pay at least 70 percent of the premiums for an employer-sponsored health insurance policy. All of these factors will make sure Grandstand is a good corporate resident of Lawrence, contributing quality jobs and building the city’s tax base. There’s no reason to think that Grandstand won’t be able to meet all of the goals outlined in its request for public incentives, but the same could have been said of a number of other companies whose performance goals looked good on their incentive applications but were never realized. Setting performance agreements is a sound business practice for the city. It’s only fair that companies asking local taxpayers to invest in a new venture be willing to make a significant commitment in return.

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States should respect election system WASHINGTON — Republicans supposedly revere the Constitution, but in its birthplace, Pennsylvania, they are contemplating a subversion of the Framers’ institutional architecture. Their ploy — partisanship masquerading as altruism about making presidential elections more “democratic” — will weaken resistance to an even worse change being suggested. Pennsylvania’s Republicancontrolled Legislature may pass, and the Republican governor promises to sign, legislation ending the state’s practice — shared by 47 other states — of allocating all of its electoral votes to the candidate who wins the statewide popular vote. Pennsylvania would join Maine and Nebraska in allocating one vote to the winner in each congressional district, with the two remaining votes going to the statewide popular vote winner. The 2012 Republican candidate might lose the statewide vote but carry, say, nine of the 18 congressional districts, cutting Barack Obama’s yield to 11 electoral votes. But if the Republican candidate carries nine of Pennsylvania’s 18 districts, and the statewide vote — Obama’s Pennsylvania poll numbers are poor — Republicans will have cost themselves nine electoral votes, which would be condign punishment. Not since 1988 has a Republican carried Pennsylvania, a state described as Philadelphia in the east, Pittsburgh in the west and Alabama in between. Incongruous political cultures coexist in many states, so the tempta-

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tion to which Pennsylvania Republicans may succumb could become a national contagion. Many big blue states (e.g., New York, Illinois, California) have many red enclaves: Democrats, particularly minorities and government employees, are disproportionately concentrated in urban areas. And many reliably red states (e.g. Texas, Georgia) have solidly blue congressional districts. In 1960, when Richard Nixon lost the popular vote to John Kennedy by 0.2 percent and the electoral vote 303-219, he won 227 districts and 26 states, so under Pennsylvania’s plan he would have won the presidency with 279 electoral votes. In 1976, Gerald Ford carried 215 districts and 27 states, Jimmy Carter carried 221 districts and 23 states and Washington, D.C. Under Pennsylvania’s plan (and assuming no “faithless” electors),

there would have been a 269-269 electoral vote tie and the House of Representatives would have picked the winner. Pennsylvania’s plan would encourage third parties to cherrypick particular districts, periodically producing “winners” with only national pluralities of electoral votes, leaving the House to pick presidents. The existing system handicaps third parties: In 1992, Ross Perot won 18.9 percent of the popular vote but no electoral votes. Pennsylvania’s proposal would raise the stakes of gerrymandering. And a swing state such as Colorado would often be neglected: Its nine electoral votes are a pot worth competing for, but under Pennsylvania’s plan, the split might usually be 5-4 or 6-3. Winner-take-all allocation of states’ electoral votes enhances presidential legitimacy by magnifying narrow popular vote margins. In 1960, John Kennedy won 49.7 percent of the popular vote but 56.4 percent of the electoral vote (303-219). In 2008, Barack Obama won just 52.9 percent of the popular vote but 67.8 percent of the electoral vote (365-173). Now eight states and the District of Columbia, with 132 electoral votes, are pursuing an even worse idea than Pennsylvania’s. They have agreed to a compact requiring their electoral votes to be cast for the national popular vote winner, even if he loses their popular vote contests. This compact would come into effect when the states agreeing to it have a decisive 270 votes.

Deep-blue California supports the compact. But if it had existed in 2004, the state’s electoral votes would have gone to George Bush even though 1.2 million more Californians favored John Kerry. Supporters of the compact say they favor direct popular election of presidents. But that exists — within each state. The Framers, not being simple, did not subordinate all values to simple majority rule. The electoral vote system shapes the character of presidential majorities, making it unlikely they will be geographically or ideologically narrow. The Framers wanted rule by certain kinds of majorities — ones suited to moderate, consensual governance of a heterogeneous, continental nation with myriad regional and other diversities. Such majorities do not materialize spontaneously. They are built by a two-party system’s candidates who are compelled to cater to entire states and to create coalitions of states. Today’s electoral vote system provides incentives for parties to alter the attributes that make them uncompetitive in important states. It shapes the nation’s regime and hence the national character. The Electoral College today functions differently than the Founders envisioned — they did not anticipate political parties — but it does buttress the values encouraged by the federalism the Framers favored, which Pennsylvanians, and others, should respect. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

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Don’t dismiss public protests Five dollars? Really? To use your own money? Wow. Bank of America’s decision to impose that fee for debit card use did not precipitate the Occupy Wall Street protests. But it does seem to embody much of what has driven thousands of people to the streets, first in the New York financial center and now in Boston, Los Angeles and other cities across the nation. The fee carried an odor of pecuniary pettiness not dispelled by B of A’s claim that it was needed to recoup losses caused by a new federal regulation limiting the amount banks may charge retailers when you use a debit card. It felt like just another ding for consumers already dinged like the new car in a parking garage. You pay a fee now to check your bags. You pay a fee to have an unlisted number. You pay a fee to buy show tickets. In some towns, you pay a fee for a plastic bag to carry your purchases. You pay a fee to pay your bills using the “pay by phone” feature from certain service providers. So this decision to charge consumers for using their own money was the straw that put the camel in traction. It hacked people off. Occupy Wall Street, then, feels like the right thing at the right time, like the harbinger of a new Zeitgeist — though not everyone is convinced. Some observers dismiss the protests as “street theater,” an easy charge, given the loopy ec-

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centrics who have been attracted to the movement like iron shavings to electromagnets. On the other hand, much of the anti-war movement, the women’s movement and the civil rights movement (rest in peace, Fred Shuttlesworth) was also street theater and those seem to have turned out fairly well. The protesters have also been criticized for a lack of focus. The proudly leaderless movement, organized (if that is the word) on social media, has yet to articulate its demands, even as individual demonstrators have advocated causes as disparate as saving the environment and ending the drug war. They don’t seem to get that when you try to say everything, you end up saying nothing. But one suspects (or maybe

just hopes) it would be a mistake to write off these events too quickly. “There comes a time,” Martin Luther King once said, “when people get tired.” When you spend evenings with pad and pen, trying to get the numbers on one side of the paper to line up with those on the other, when you spend nights not sleeping, wondering how long your job will last, when you spend days paying more money for less service, when it begins to seem as if the government that should be working for you is a wholly owned subsidiary of American business, when billions of dollars of your taxes goes to bail out money pigs who were too big to fail, when your fears are met with a tone deafness bordering on contempt (“Corporations are people,” says Mitt Romney; “If you don’t have a job and you’re not rich, blame yourself,” says Herman Cain; B of A has “a right to make a profit,” says CEO Brian Moynihan)...when that is your reality, you have good reason to be tired. Indeed, sick and. So, like Arab potentates in the spring, one dismisses this autumn of American discontent at one’s own peril. Granted, we don’t yet know what’s happening here, but one thing seems apparent: Something is. — 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.

To the editor: George Will’s right-wing attack on Elizabeth Warren puts words in her mouth she doesn’t agree with (Journal-World, Oct. 6). She clearly supports individual initiative and enterprise as well as obligations for the successful to support government investments that enable success. She supports moderation of tax rates as well as taxation based on ability to pay. She supports individual autonomy and self-regulation as well as government’s duty to rein in the exploiters among us. She supports the creative complexity of private society as well as the ability of “we the people” working together to “form a more perfect union.” Warren is simply asserting facts of life from microeconomics 101: 1. Production of goods and services always depends on three kinds of inputs: capital, labor and government services. 2. Revenues from production must be shared as profits, wages and taxes, or else all three factors will cease to exist. 3. Hence, taxes are necessities of civilized life. Here is Will’s entire defense for misinterpreting Warren: “Everyone knows that all striving occurs in a social context, so all attainments are conditioned by their context,” and “Warren’s emphatic assertion of the unremarkable (is) that the individual depends on cooperative behavior of others.” Note Will’s exquisite delicacy: government is described, accurately enough but evasively, as “social context” and “cooperative behavior.” Note also that no major Republican candidate in the last 30 years has made any public reference to these facts. Will is claiming Warren is an extremist, because she states simple facts the radical right denies. David Burress, Lawrence

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Warm with variable clouds

Clouds and sun with a t-storm

Partly sunny, a t-storm possible

A couple of showers possible

Partly sunny and beautiful

High 82° Low 59° POP: 25%

High 74° Low 55° POP: 55%

High 78° Low 53° POP: 30%

High 75° Low 47° POP: 30%

High 69° Low 42° POP: 5%

Wind SE 10-20 mph

Wind SE 6-12 mph

Wind SSW 7-14 mph

Wind W 12-25 mph

Wind WNW 15-25 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 65/46

McCook 61/43 Oberlin 62/43 Goodland 61/41

Beatrice 75/56

Oakley 62/44

Manhattan Russell Salina 78/58 68/48 Topeka 75/56 80/59 Emporia 80/58

Great Bend 67/48 Dodge City 67/48

Garden City 67/44 Liberal 67/44

Kansas City 82/59 Lawrence Kansas City 80/59 82/59

Chillicothe 82/55 Marshall 81/56 Sedalia 81/56

Nevada 81/59

Chanute 81/60

Hutchinson 73/52 Wichita Pratt 76/58 70/52

Centerville 82/53

St. Joseph 82/57

Sabetha 79/56

Concordia 70/53 Hays 64/46

Clarinda 80/57

Lincoln 78/57

Grand Island 68/50

Coffeyville Joplin 81/61 82/62

Springfield 80/57

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

87°/65° 70°/48° 92° in 1980 29° in 2000

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

0.00 0.00 1.02 21.80 33.76

SUN & MOON Today

Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset Full

Oct 11

Mon.

7:24 a.m. 6:52 p.m. 5:28 p.m. 5:10 a.m. Last

7:25 a.m. 6:50 p.m. 5:54 p.m. 6:07 a.m.

New

First

Oct 19

Oct 26

Level (ft)

873.42 893.56 972.91

Discharge (cfs)

7 25 15

INTERNATIONAL CITIES Cities Acapulco Amsterdam Athens Baghdad Bangkok Beijing Berlin Brussels Buenos Aires Cairo Calgary Dublin Geneva Hong Kong Jerusalem Kabul London Madrid Mexico City Montreal Moscow New Delhi Oslo Paris Rio de Janeiro Rome Seoul Singapore Stockholm Sydney Tokyo Toronto Vancouver Vienna Warsaw Winnipeg

Today Hi Lo W 89 80 t 59 59 r 75 59 r 90 60 s 89 76 t 72 54 s 54 47 pc 56 55 r 69 56 sh 95 71 s 61 33 pc 64 53 sh 55 52 c 82 79 pc 83 64 s 71 46 t 66 59 c 77 48 s 71 51 t 78 58 s 54 41 r 95 67 s 47 37 r 62 57 sh 89 76 pc 66 39 s 70 48 pc 86 77 t 48 45 pc 75 54 c 69 62 sh 77 55 s 58 50 c 48 40 sh 51 39 pc 60 44 c

Hi 89 64 63 93 89 64 60 68 68 97 51 59 57 81 91 72 68 78 69 72 49 96 48 72 84 72 68 86 50 68 77 78 56 55 52 60

Mon. Lo W 79 sh 55 c 57 r 62 s 75 t 50 c 50 r 54 c 58 pc 75 s 37 pc 46 sh 51 c 77 r 65 s 48 sh 57 c 54 s 51 r 49 s 44 r 66 s 35 pc 56 c 72 r 54 s 45 c 77 t 39 c 50 pc 64 pc 53 s 53 r 54 r 52 sh 46 c

Chicago 80/55

Detroit 79/53

Atlanta 72/61

El Paso 69/50

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

New York 84/65 Washington 80/55

Kansas City 80/59

Houston 86/70 Miami 86/76

Fronts Cold

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Minneapolis 78/56

Denver 56/37

San Francisco 70/56

Nov 2

LAKE LEVELS

Lake

Billings 59/41

Los Angeles 82/62

As of 7 a.m. Saturday Clinton Perry Pomona

NATIONAL FORECAST

Seattle 58/46

Precipitation

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Showers T-storms

Rain

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Snow

Ice

-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Bright sunshine and record-challenging warmth will grace the Northeast today, while more drenching rain and gusty winds stream into Florida. Flooding rain will continue to fall across the southern Plains. Much of the West will be dry with the Southwest turning warmer. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W 83 59 s 81 63 pc Albuquerque 59 43 s 66 46 pc Memphis Miami 86 76 t 87 77 t Anchorage 46 36 s 46 36 s Milwaukee 72 55 s 71 56 pc Atlanta 72 61 c 70 57 c Minneapolis 78 56 c 75 57 t Austin 86 69 t 84 64 t Nashville 82 57 pc 83 55 s Baltimore 82 52 s 82 54 s New Orleans 84 69 s 83 68 pc Birmingham 76 62 pc 75 57 c 84 65 s 82 64 s Boise 67 47 pc 71 50 pc New York Omaha 78 57 c 75 55 t Boston 82 59 s 78 55 s Orlando 82 72 t 86 71 t Buffalo 76 54 s 79 56 s 83 60 s 83 62 s Cheyenne 52 37 c 64 39 pc Philadelphia 88 68 s 91 70 s Chicago 80 55 s 75 56 pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 83 52 s 83 54 s Cincinnati 82 55 s 80 56 s Portland, ME 78 54 s 73 45 s Cleveland 76 53 s 77 56 s Portland, OR 66 48 c 58 50 sh Dallas 84 67 t 83 66 t Reno 68 43 pc 73 50 pc Denver 56 37 c 68 42 s Richmond 80 53 s 83 57 pc Des Moines 79 56 c 73 57 t Sacramento 78 51 pc 76 53 pc Detroit 79 53 s 77 56 s 82 57 s 81 61 s El Paso 69 50 pc 77 57 pc St. Louis 64 48 pc Fairbanks 41 26 pc 38 25 pc Salt Lake City 56 42 s San Diego 74 62 s 73 62 s Honolulu 88 75 pc 86 73 s San Francisco 70 56 pc 69 56 pc Houston 86 70 pc 86 69 t Seattle 58 46 c 53 49 r Indianapolis 80 55 s 80 57 s Spokane 60 44 c 60 42 sh Kansas City 80 59 c 74 58 t Tucson 84 61 s 88 63 s Las Vegas 81 61 s 81 63 s 82 64 c 76 60 t Little Rock 84 60 s 80 62 pc Tulsa Wash., DC 80 55 s 82 60 pc Los Angeles 82 62 s 80 61 s National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Laredo, TX 94° Low: Berthoud Pass, CO 14°

WEATHER HISTORY

On Oct. 9, 1804, a hurricane in New England caused massive damage. Tropical moisture and cold air combined in central New England; 2-3 feet of snow fell in the Green Mountains.

WEATHER TRIVIA™

warm spell after autumn’s first or frost is called what? Q: Afreeze Indian summer.

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

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 82 61 c 76 57 t Atchison 82 57 c 72 56 t Fort Riley 78 58 t 73 53 t Belton 80 58 c 74 58 t Olathe 80 58 c 73 58 t Burlington 80 59 c 73 58 t Osage Beach 82 55 pc 78 58 pc Coffeyville 81 61 c 76 57 t Osage City 82 58 c 73 56 t Concordia 70 53 t 74 54 t 80 57 c 73 57 t Dodge City 67 48 t 75 49 pc Ottawa Wichita 76 58 t 76 57 t Holton 81 59 c 74 58 t Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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Expert: Conditions bad for monarchs KANSAS CITY, MO. — Migrating monarch butterflies are facing especially dire conditions this year as they pass through the Midwest on their yearly migration to northern Mexico. Chip Taylor, director of Lawrence-based Monarch Watch, said that in a normal year, butterflies visit a lot of flowers as they migrate south from their summer range, which stretches from New England to the Dakotas. The Kansas University ecology and evolutionary biology professor said the monarchs survive the winter by living off the fats they consume on the way to the woods west of Mexico City. But this year, their path will take them through Texas, where much of the vegetation has dried up in the hottest summer on record. And many of the surviving plants were burned in wildfires that have blackened millions of acres. The Kansas City Star reported that Taylor described it as “a thousand miles of hell — a nearly flowerless/ nectarless and waterless expanse.”

Bert Nash Dash & Bash, ! a.m.&1 p.m., *++ block of Massachusetts 8treet. Dogtoberfest!, a benefit for the Lawrence Humane Society and Lawrence Community Shelter, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets. Movie Book Club for 8to 12-year-olds, 1&: p.m., Lawrence Public Library, A+A Bt. Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, 1&5 p.m., 8eDenth and Kentucky streets. “Forbidden Broadway,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Miss Douglas CountyJayhawk Pageant, : p.m., The Oread, 1I++ Oread ADe. Texas Hold’em Tournament, free entry, weekly priKes, ! p.m., The Casbah, !+: Mass. Smackdown! trivia, ! p.m., Conroy’s Pub, :115 N. 8ixth 8t.

10 MONDAY

Pony Express anniversary ride, bePins at Q a.m. in Lecompton, arriDes at the Kansas Capitol around 1IR:+ p.m. Lawrence school district Centennial Adult Education Center Public Open House, 5-7 p.m., 2145 La. Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, 5&! p.m., 8eDenth and Kentucky streets. Lawrence school district science fair parent/student informational night, 5:307 p.m. Lawrence School District Office, 110 McDonald Drive. Poetry reading by Matthew Porubsky, from “Fire Mobile,” 7 p.m., The Raven, 6 E. Seventh Dollar Bowling, QR:+ p.m. to 1 a.m., Soyal Crest Lanes, Q:: Towa. Lawrence Board of Education meeting, A p.m., school district headUuarters, 11+ McDonald DriDe. Eudora City Council meeting, AR:+ p.m., Wudora City Xall, Y W. 8eDenth 8t.

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Portugal. The Man Born in Alaska before moving south to Portland, Ore., Portugal. The Man first appeared on the music scene in 2006 and have been relentlessly touring and composing their psychedelic rock tunes ever since, releasing at least one album every calendar year. Their latest album, “In the Mountain in the Cloud” makes their sixth release in their short existence. See them at the Bottleneck, 737 N.H., for an all-ages show with Alberta Cross at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16 each.

City Xall, * W. 8ixth 8t. Herbs study group, A p.m., Znitarian Fellowship, 1I*: ^. 11++ Soad. Free English as a Second Language class, A&! p.m., Plymouth ConPrePa& tional Church, QI5 Bt. Affordable community Spanish class, A&! p.m., Plymouth ConPrePational Church, QI5 Bt. Tuesday Concert: Thomas Radcliffe, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Free swing dancing lessons and dance, !&11 p.m., Kansas Soom in the Kansas Znion, 1:+1 Jayhawk \lDd. Poker Night, ! p.m., Applebee’s, I5I+ Towa. Teller’s Family Night, AY* Mass., Q p.m.&midniPht Tuesday Night Karaoke, Q p.m., Nayne ` Larry’s 8ports \ar ` Grill, Q:: Towa. Live jazz at The Casbah, Q p.m., !+: Mass.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, * a.m., Memorial 8tadium at Kansas ZniDer& sity. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, Y p.m.&* p.m., 1+I+ Bt. Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Fall Book Sale, 5&! p.m., 8eDenth and Kentucky streets. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5R15 p.m., 5:* Fireside Court, 8uite \. Tnformation meetinP for prospectiDe Dolunteers. For more information, call !Y:&A:5Q. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, * p.m., intramural fields on east side of Sobin& son Gymnasium at Kansas ZniDersity. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, * p.m. to 1+ p.m., 8low Side Soadhouse, 1:5+ ^. Third 8t. United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center information sessions, *&! p.m., Lawrence Public Library, A+A Bt. Lawrence City Commission meeting, *R:5 p.m.,

Q:: Towa. Dark Times at The Granada with Jay Maus, ! p.m., The Granada, 1+I+ Mass.

ECM University-Community Forum, aGrassroots ^eiPhborhood Associations in Lawrence and \eyond,b 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. Douglas County Commission meeting, *R:5 p.m., DouPlas County Courthouse, 11++ Mass. Lawrence MoveOn, open discussion and strategy planning meeting for “Jobs, Not Cuts,” 7-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library. Conroy’s Trivia, AR:+ p.m., Conroy’s Pub, :115 N. 8ixth 8t. Free salsa lessons, !R:+& QR:+ p.m., Taste LounPe, !+Y N. IYth 8t. Pride Night, Q p.m., Nilde’s Chateau, IY1I Towa. Summer salsa, QR:+ p.m., WsUuina, !+1 Mass. Dollar Bowling, QR:+ p.m. to 1 a.m., Soyal Crest Lanes,

Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, * a.m., Memorial 8tadium at Kansas ZniDer& sity. Lawrence Farmers’ Market, Y&* p.m., southwest cor& ner of 8ixth and Nakarusa. Farmers’ Market at Cottin’s Hardware, Y&*R:+ p.m., behind store at 1!:I Mass. John Thompson & Friends at Cottin’s Xardware Farmers’ Market, Y&*R:+ p.m., 1!:I Mass Girls’ Night Downtown, a benefit for Mario’s Closet, 5&Q p.m., downtown Lawrence. Red Dog’s Dog Days fall workout, * p.m., intramural fields on east side of Sobin& son Gymnasium at Kansas ZniDersity. Lawrence school district Middle School Parent Connection, 6-7:30 p.m., Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, 1400 Mass. New York Times columnist and author Andrew Ross Sorkin delivers 2011 Anderson Chandler lecture, 7 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, A&Q p.m., JaDa \reak, 1A W. 8eDenth 8t. “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive Guitar Masters: Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour and Stephen Bennett, A p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, QY+ ^. X. Free English as a Second Language class, A&! p.m., Plymouth ConPrePa& tional Church, QI5 Bt. Affordable community Spanish class, A&! p.m., Plymouth ConPrePational Church, QI5 Bt. Junkyard Jazz Band, A p.m., American LePion, :Y+! N. 8ixth 8t. Poker Night, ! p.m., Applebee’s, I5I+ Towa. The Lawrence 5, on the patio, 1+ p.m., Pachama& ma’s, !++ ^.X.

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KANSAS CORNERBACK GREG BROWN STRETCHES OUT to force Oklahoma State receiver Hubert Anyiam (84) out of bounds after a long reception during the first quarter. The Cowboys routed the Jayhawks, 70-28, on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.

Cowboys cruise to record rout By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

STILLWATER, OKLA. — At this point, it almost has become a carnival-like atmosphere around Kansas University’s football team. Come one, come all, schedule the Jayhawks and set a school record. Find the magic combination and you may be able to rewrite your entire record book. That’s basically what Oklahoma State did Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium, where the Cowboys drubbed the Jayhawks, 70-28, and tied or set multiple school records on offense. OSU’s 70 points, 10 touchdowns, most points in a half (56) and most points in a quarter (35 in the first) all were modern-era records. The Cowboys’ 494 yards through the air established a Kansas record for

Gill not right man for this tough job

passing yards allowed. And the total came from two different guys, marking the first time in OSU history that two quarterbacks had passed for 200 or more yards in the same game. Oklahoma State starter Brandon Weeden was 24-of-28 for 288 yards and five TDs before being relieved late in the second quarter. His replacement, Clint Chelf, closed out the victory with marks of 14-of-21 passing KANSAS HEAD COACH TURNER GILL watches for 206 yards and two TDs. “When you lose, you lose,” the bloodletting in the second quarter. KU coach Turner Gill said. “Numbers, records and all those things, that’s part of it, and I understand that. But I’m trying to make sure we do some things # For more on Kansas’ unsightly loss to Oklahoma better, defensively, offensively, State, including The Keegan Ratings, a photo gallery, special teams, in all those areas.” audio, message boards and more, go to KUSports.com. Saturday, that did not occur, #"Inside, on pages 6B-7B, you’ll find a look at the and the double-dose of humiligame from OSU’s locker room, statistics, a notebook ation made a bad day worse for and more.

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STILLWATER, OKLA. — Somewhere, two large men had to be experiencing unspoken, nonstop “told-you-so” moments Saturday as score updates crawled across the bottom of their TV screens or iPhones, or however they get their information. The men weren’t in attendance at T. Boone Pickens Stadium to see Oklahoma State’s merciful, 70-28 beating of Kansas University, but could have predicted it. One is Mark Mangino, forced out of his job as Kansas football coach by former athletic director Lew Perkins, just two years after a 12-1 Orange Bowl season. At some level, it must be comforting to him to know that everybody now knows what he always knew: He was the right man for the job. The other is columnist Jason Whitlock, now working for Fox

Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

Sports and living in Los Angeles. Writing in Kansas City at the time of Turner Gill’s hiring by KU, the insightful Whitlock shared with his audience that he had seen Gill’s University at Buffalo teams play many times and not once had been impressed. (A former lineman at Ball State, Whitlock watches MAC football regularly.) Although Whitlock said he would wait two years to form a strong opinion, it was clear which way Please see KEEGAN, page 7B

Hypothetically, Self would take Big 12 over SEC By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

College basketball notebook. ... Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self was asked by 810 radio last week to pretend KU has been offered a spot in the Southeastern Conference — the league Missouri is considering joining. If such an offer were on the table, would KU’s ninth-year coach prefer to remain in the Big 12 or head to the rock-solid (at this time) SEC? “If we were offered to go to the SEC, based on the informa-

tion I have, I’d say based on the betterment of our university we definitely need to stay where we are at for our fans,” Self said. “It sounds sexy, I guess, to say we’d play these other schools (like Alabama, Auburn, LSU in football; Kentucky in basketball), but you are also going to play schools that, based on your location and theirs and past history, you’d be starting from scratch. “From my standpoint it’d be very difficult for our entire sports program, primarily in football — even though we were Orange Bowl champions just

four years ago and people forget about that and we will get back with Turner Gill the right man to do that — (because) your last five national champions come from the SEC and a sixth won it 11 years ago. That’s hard to be relevant. Missouri would be going into the SEC, Kansas (in the scenario presented by the radio station) would be going into the SEC not only competing against people that won championships, but national championships. We’ve had two in our league win national championships in the last 10 years with Oklahoma and Texas, but you don’t look to

the left and right and see it every Saturday. “Basketball-wise, it seems kind of sexy to me to be playing in the league where the two winningest programs of all time are both in it, Kansas and Kentucky, but over time I still don’t think that’s more important than playing Missouri and Kansas State,” added Self, a big fan of the Big 12 and its natural geographic rivalries. Self also said it’s important student-athletes not have to travel through different time zones to play conference games, especially with the NCAA in-

creasing its stance on improved academics. He noted that athletes in sports that do not charter to games would find it especially difficult not to miss significant amounts of class time. “Non revenue sports would miss three days of school to go play a competition,” Self said. !

From my standpoint it’d be very difficult for our entire sports program, primarily in football … ”

Smaller may be better: Self realizes the Big 12, which would have 10 teams if Missouri stays — KU basketball and TCU is added, could ex- coach Bill Self on a pand back to 12 teams. hypothetical move to the SEC Please see BASKETBALL, page 3B


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OAKLAND, CALIF. — Al Davis was a rebel with a cause — “Just win, baby� he exhorted his beloved Oakland Raiders. And as the NFL well knows, he was also a rebel with a subpoena. Davis, who bucked league authority time and again and won three Super Bowl titles during his half-century in professional football, died Saturday. He was 82. The Hall of Famer died at his home in Oakland, the team said. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed. Davis was one of the most important figures in pro football history from his role in the development of the AFL, the merger with the NFL and the success he built on the field with the Raiders. “Al Davis’s passion for football and his influence on the game were extraordinary,� Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “He defined the Raiders and contributed to pro football at every level. The respect he commanded was evident in the way that people listened carefully every time he spoke. He is a true legend of the game whose impact and legacy will forever be part of the NFL.� Davis was also a litigious gadfly. That was most evident during the 1980s when he went to court — and won — for the right to move his team from Oakland to Los Angeles. Even after he moved the Raiders back to the Bay Area in 1995, he sued for $1.2 billion to establish that he still owned the rights to the L.A. market. Before that, though, he was a pivotal figure in hastening the merger between the AFL — where he served as commissioner — and the more established NFL. Davis was not initially in favor of a merger, but his aggressive pursuit of NFL players for his fledg-

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OAKLAND RAIDERS OWNER AL DAVIS GIVES a thumbs-up to fans prior to a game with the Kansas City Chiefs, in Oakland, Calif., in this Dec. 26, 1998, file photo. The Oakland Raiders announced Saturday that longtime owner and Hall of Famer Davis had died. He was 82. ling league and team helped bring about the eventual 1970 combination of the two leagues into what is now the most popular sport in the country. “Al Davis was a good man, and we were friendly rivals,� Steelers chairman emeritus Dan Rooney said in a statement released by the Steelers. “He was a football man and did a lot for the game of football. I had a lot of respect for him, and he will be missed throughout the entire NFL.� But Davis was hardly an NFL company man. Not in the way he dressed — usually satin running suits, one white, one black, and the occasional black suit, black shirt and silver tie. Not in the way he wore

Klinsmann, U.S. soccer get first win MIAMI (AP) — The United States won for the first time in four games under new coach Jurgen Klinsmann, beating Honduras 1-0 in an exhibition game Saturday night as Clint Dempsey scored in the 36th minute and goalkeeper Tim Howard made several key saves. Since Klinsmann replaced Bob Bradley after the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the Americans had tied Mexico and Costa Rica, and lost at Belgium. Eight days after acquiring a U.S. passport, Danny Williams started in a fiveman midfield and made his national team debut. The 22-year-old, the son of a U.S. serviceman and a German mother, joined Hoffenheim from Freiburg at the end of August and made his first start for Hoffenheim against Bayern Munich last weekend. On a rainy night in south Florida, a frog could be seen on the field. The game was the first of a pair for the U.S. during the international fixture period. The Americans host Ecuador on Tuesday night in Harrison, N.J. Dempsey put the U.S. ahead with his 23rd international goal. Brek Shea’s centering pass got past several players and touched Michael Orozco Fiscal before Dempsey gained control at the top of the penalty area, He moved the ball from his right foot to his left and shot high past goalkeeper Donis Escobar . Dempsey appeared to score on a header in the 84th minute, but the Americans were called for offside. With the U.S. using most top players other than Landon Donovan (strained right quadriceps) and midfielder Stuart Holden (knee surgery), the Americans seemed to better adapt to the system employed by Klinsmann, former coach of the German national team and Bayern Munich. In the 18th minute, Honduras’ Jerry Bengston broke in alone on Howard and let go a shot from the top of the box. Then in the 26th minute, Howard made a diving save of a straight-on, left-footed shot by Carlos Costly from well beyond the box. Howard also stopped a shot from Boniek Garcia, who fired from the left corner in the 52nd minute. Oguchi Onyewu, appearing for the first time under Klinsmann, squandered a scoring chance in the 66th minute when he volleyed a rebound over the crossbar. Escobar had made a save on Dempsey and the ball landed at Onyewu’s feet.

his hair — slicked back with a ‘50s duck-tail. Not in the way he talked — Brooklynese with Southern inflection. Not in the way he did business — on his own terms, always on his own terms. “His contributions and expertise were inspiring at every level — coach, general manager, owner and commissioner,� Dallas owner Jerry Jones said. “There was no element of the game of professional football for which Al did not enjoy a thorough and complete level of knowledge and passion.� Elected in 1992 to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Davis was a trailblazer during his half-century in professional football. He hired the first black head coach of the modern era — Art Shell in 1988.

He hired the first Latino coach, Tom Flores; and the first woman CEO, Amy Trask. And he was infallibly loyal to his players and officials: to be a Raider was to be a Raider for life. People carrying flowers, flags, silver and black pompoms and even a football-shaped balloon stopped by to pay tribute on a warm, crystal clear fall day in the Bay Area. A tiny candle burned as well. “It’s like losing a grandfather,� said Rob Ybarra of Alameda, who left a bouquet of white flowers shortly after hearing the news of Davis’ passing. “He’s such an icon. The face of the Raiders. It’s hard to put into words how much he meant to everyone.�

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Baird leads, Woods nine back at Frys Open SAN MARTIN, CALIF. — Briny Baird picked out his line and pulled off the shot, a driver that settled 15 feet from the cup and led to eagle on the 17th hole Saturday that staked him to a two-shot lead in the Frys.com Open. Despite a bogey from the hazard on the final hole at CordeValle, Baird had a 7-under 64 to give himself a small cushion over Ernie Els and Paul Casey, two players who have a bit more experience winning. That’s not saying much — Baird has never won at all. He has gone 347 tournaments over 12 years without hoisting a trophy on the PGA Tour. This is only the third time he has been atop the leaderboard going into the final round, the last occasion at Disney seven years ago. Even as Els settled into disappointing pars on the easier holes down the stretch, and Casey kept in the hunt throughout most of the sunny day along the vineyards at CordeValle, there were plenty of other players lining up behind them. Tiger Woods wasn’t among them. Woods played steadily again for a 3-under 68, although that wasn’t enough on this day. It was the first time since his seasonWoods opening start at Torrey Pines that Woods posted consecutive rounds under 70. Even so, he was nine shots behind in a tie for 38th. “It’s getting better,� said Woods, playing for the first time in seven weeks. “I’m improving day by day, which is good. Obviously, tomorrow I need to improve a lot and make putts and post a really low one.� Baird was at 13-under 200, making him the outright 54-hole leader for the first time in his career. The Frys.com Open concludes today at CordeValle.

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Phils’ Howard tore Achilles PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies say first baseman Ryan Howard has a torn Achilles tendon and it’s uncertain if he will be ready for spring training next year. The power-hitting first baseman was injured on the final play of Philadelphia’s season-ending loss to St. Louis in Game 5 of the NL division series Friday night, falling as he ran out of the batter’s box on his grounder. The team said Saturday an MRI revealed a rupture of the left Achilles tendon and he will need surgery once the swelling goes down. Injuries of that type usually require at least six months of recuperation.

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Indianapolis v. K.C noon San Fran. v. Tampa Bay 3 p.m. Denver v. San Diego 3:15 p.m. Atlanta v. Green Bay 7:15 p.m.

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Busch aims for Chase leaders KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Kyle Busch hopes to make some positive memories at Kansas. Busch comes into this weekend eighth in the tightly bunched Chase standings, just 15 points behind co-leaders Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards. But his title hopes have fizzled at Kansas Speedway before. In 2007, Busch was 10 points out of the Chase lead when he got tangled with Dale Earnhardt Jr., and last year he was third in the standings when David Reutimann put him in the wall. Busch will start alongside Chase rival Matt Kenseth in the second row Sunday. Greg Biffle will be on the pole with Edwards alongside him.

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Liukin may be back for 2012 TOKYO — Olympic champion Nastia Liukin is done being a spectator. The gold medalist told the Associated Press on Saturday that she has resumed training in hopes of making the U.S. team for next summer’s London Olympics. She plans to focus on uneven bars and balance beam, her best events, and isn’t ruling out floor exercise. Liukin has taken most of the last three years off since the Beijing Olympics.

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Team cheers its elimination NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA — South Africa’s soccer team did a lap around the stadium and danced in front of cheering fans to celebrate making the African Cup of Nations. Small problem: South Africa didn’t qualify. Its 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone left South Africa tied with Niger and Sierra Leone, and ahead on goal differential, but the tiebreaker was head-to-head results among the three teams. That sent Niger to the tournament and left South Africa out.

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Free State CC triumphs By Corey Thibodeaux cthibodeaux@ljworld.com

Seniors Kain Anderson and Lynn Robinson have been the top Free State High runners all season, but some of their teammates closed the gap Saturday at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational. Both Anderson and Robinson finished second in their respective races, while Kamp Wiebe finished fourth in the boys 5K and Rosemary Newsome finished fifth in the girls 4K. Overall, the boys finished first in the meet out of six teams and the girls finished second. Wiebe, a senior, has bro-

“I don’t think he believed coming into the season that he’d be running as fast as he is,” Heffernan said. Newsome is one of several sophomores pushing their way up to the front of the team. “Rosemary Newsome’s got a lot of ability,” Heffernan said. “Today she really put a John Young/Journal-World Photo good race together.” FROM LEFT, FREE STATE CROSS The pack of sophomores COUNTRY TEAM MEMBERS Grant — it includes Molly McCord, Taylor-Ahlvers, Kamp Wiebe Bailey Sullivan and Olivia and Jantzen Moore cheer teamLoney — along with senior mates at the finish line Saturday Lauren Wethington all finat the Haskell Invitational. ished in the top 15. Jonathan Volkin and John ken 17:00 in three consecu- Corbett finished in the tive races and has stepped up top 10 with Anderson and for coach Steve Heffernan. Wiebe.

Soucie takes 4th, paces KU men By Corey Thibodeaux cthibodeaux@ljworld.com

The team scores of the Haskell Indian Nations University Invite didn’t have Kansas University listed on Saturday, but that’s not a bad thing. The Jayhawks participated, but it was for some lessexperienced runners to have a chance to excel during a windy day on a flat course. “It’s nice for us to come out here and compete against guys like this,” freshman Brendan Soucie said. The men’s team had four runners, mostly middle-distance track runners, who all finished in the top 16. The purpose was so they could learn how to dictate a race from the front, assistant coach Michael Whittlesey said.

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There’s perceived safety in numbers with so many teams getting poached from current conferences. In a perfect world, however, Self would stay at nine or 10 teams (with TCU and MU). “If we talk strictly basketball, the ACC was consistently getting six or seven in the NCAA out of their nine. They go to 12, now that gives the appearance of mediocrity, and now they are getting three to five,” Self said. “Look at the Big Eight. The Big Eight every year was getting five

“Rather than getting them on a plane and flying somewhere where the competition is really at the high level,” he said, “it’s a much better meet where they can see the front of the race and compete very well.” Soucie finished in fourth place in 26:21 after finishing in 12th place in the same meet last year. Sean Proehl finished sixth, Ben Wilson eighth and Colin Jokisch 16th. With the Big 12 Championships looming, this could be the last race of the season for some of those runners. The KU women only had two runners and each ran for different reasons. Devin Wiegers is getting more action because she is a senior, while red-shirt freshman Madison Moser is recovering from an injury and needs to

get back in the flow of competition. Wiegers finished second in the women’s 5K at 19:29, and Moser took fourth in 19:42. Both the men and the women didn’t place because they each had fewer than five runners. The Jayhawks will head to Madison, Wis., next week for the Wisconsin ADIDAS Invitational. Haskell, the host team, finished fourth out of 10 teams on the women’s side and seventh out of eight on the men’s side. Talisa Budder finished sixth overall on in the women’s 5K with a 19:46. Thomas Zunie finished with a 27:17 in the 8K for a 12th-place finish. Park (Mo.) University won the women’s meet, while Emporia State won the men’s event.

for the most part — one year we got six of eight. That’s 75 percent of your conference schools in the NCAA Tournament. We go to 12 and now we are doing cartwheels if we get five or six. In basketball, the teams that will play in the Big 12 if Missouri stays, seven of the nine have been to the Elite Eight in the last seven years. Seven different schools. Those schools are playing for national championships because if you are in the Elite Eight, that’s like being in a BCS bowl. You are in the game.”

Christian Academy’s 31-7 football victory over Argyle Christian on Friday night in Plano, Texas. For the year, the 6-foot-9, 240-pound Peters has 42 catches for 549 yards and nine touchdowns. Prestonwood is 5-1.

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BRIEFLY Andregg takes first SHAWNEE — Zach Andregg took first place in the Shawnee Mission West Invite for Lawrence High’s boys cross country team Saturday at Shawnee Mission Park. Andregg won the race in 16:46. He was followed by fellow Lions Nathan Stringer (second place, 17:01) and Reid Hildenbrand (third, 17:16). On the girls side, Payton Covert led the Lions in 13th place at 18:42.

KU volleyball falls Kansas University’s volleyball team sprinted to a two-set

lead, but couldn’t hold on and fell in five sets (25-14, 25-19, 25-27, 22-25, 13-15) to Texas A&M on Saturday at Horejsi Center. Curiously, Kansas (12-5, 0-4) posted more kills, digs, service aces and blocks than Texas A&M (14-4, 3-2).

KU swimming edged TUCSON, ARIZ. — Kansas University’s swimming and diving team dropped its first dual meet of the season, 170-80, against Arizona on Saturday at the Hildebrand Aquatic Center. KU senior captain Stephanie Payne finished first in the 200 IM with a 2:08.23 to pace KU.

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FSHS gyms wins NEWTON — Jackie Zaitz won the beam, bars and allaround titles, helping Free State High to the team title at the Newton Gymnastics Invitational on Saturday. Lawrence High was fourth with 86.425 points.

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No. 3 Oklahoma pummels UT DALLAS (AP) — Travis Lewis took the Golden Hat trophy and treated it like a real hat, holding it to his head as he trotted along the field, waving to the thousands of Oklahoma fans still in their seats. When he got to the section where friends and family were sitting, Lewis walked alongside the railing, holding out the trophy for folks to touch. So many people starred in this resounding victory that it only made sense for plenty of people to take part in the celebration. Landry Jones threw three touchdown passes, Dominique Whaley ran 64 yards for a touchdown and three defensive players found their way into the end zone, too, powering No. 3 Oklahoma to a 55-17 victory over No. 11 Texas on Saturday — the kind of whipping that could help the Sooners return to the top of the Associated Press poll. OU was No. 1 from the preseason until two weeks ago. The Sooners slipped to second after struggling at home against Missouri, then to third even after whipping lowly Ball State. Voters were more impressed by what they saw from SEC heavyweights LSU and Alabama. This performance, however, showed that Oklahoma is as good as folks originally thought. The Sooners (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) were precise on offense and swarming on defense. They scored the first four times they had the ball and cruised to leads of 24 at halftime and 45 midway through the fourth quarter. Texas’

STATISTICS No. 3 Oklahoma 55, No. 11 Texas 17

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OKLAHOMA RECEIVER RYAN BROYLES (85) EVADES Texas safety Blake Gideon in the first quarter. The Sooners routed the Longhorns, 55-17, on Saturday in Dallas. only touchdown on offense came in the final minutes, long after Oklahoma was on its way to the most lopsided win over its Red River rival since 2003, when it won by a series-record 52 points. “It was an excellent day,” OU coach Bob Stoops said. “To come down in here in this situation and win like that is really pretty special.” Jones was 31-of-50 for 367 yards and no turnovers. He improved to 2-0 against the Longhorns, and gave Oklahoma its third victory over Texas (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) in five years. Oklahoma’s most impressive feat was the three defensive touchdowns: an interception returned 55 yards from Demontre Hurst,

a sack-fumble returned 19 yards by David King and a vicious strip of a receiver taken 56 yards by Jamell Fleming. It was the first time in the school’s long, proud history that its defense has scored three times in one game, and only the second time a pair of fumbles were returned for TDs. Oklahoma matched another school record with eight sacks. “To me there is nothing more fun than a defensive touchdown when you’re on that side of it,” Stoops said. Here’s yet another nice bit of history for Sooners to savor: this win pushed Oklahoma ahead of Texas for the fourth-best winning percentage among major colleges. Only Michigan, Notre Dame

Oklahoma 6 28 14 7—55 Texas 3 7 0 7—17 First Quarter Okl-FG Hunnicutt 26, 12:14. Okl-FG Hunnicutt 24, 7:10. Tex-FG Tucker 46, 2:41. Second Quarter Okl-Stills 19 pass from L.Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 14:56. Okl-Broyles 5 pass from L.Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 11:43. Okl-Hurst 55 interception return (Hunnicutt kick), 2:57. Tex-Whittaker 100 kickoff return (Tucker kick), 2:44. Okl-Stills 14 pass from L.Jones (Hunnicutt kick), :31. Third Quarter Okl-King 19 fumble return (Hunnicutt kick), 13:35. Okl-Whaley 64 run (Hunnicutt kick), 8:02. Fourth Quarter Okl-Fleming 56 fumble return (Hunnicutt kick), 11:22. Tex-Shipley 4 pass from Ash (Tucker kick), 2:31. A-96,009. Okl Tex First downs 22 22 Rushes-yards 19-86 45-36 Passing 367 223 Comp-Att-Int 31-52-0 20-36-2 Return Yards 85 3 Punts-Avg. 3-31.3 5-44.6 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 5-3 Penalties-Yards 7-68 5-60 Time of Possession 22:06 37:54 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Oklahoma, Whaley 13-83, B.Williams 3-7, L.Jones 2-(minus 1), Team 1-(minus 3). Texas, Brown 17-54, Whittaker 6-43, Monroe 3-23, C.Johnson 1-3, Bergeron 3-(minus 3), Onyegbule 1-(minus 13), Shipley 1-(minus 14), McCoy 4-(minus 19), Ash 9-(minus 38). PASSING-Oklahoma, L.Jones 31-50-0-367, Allen 0-2-0-0. Texas, Ash 11-20-2-107, McCoy 9-16-0-116. RECEIVING-Oklahoma, Broyles 9-122, Reynolds 6-92, Stills 5-51, Whaley 4-34, Haywood 2-23, R.Finch 2-11, Millard 1-14, D.Miller 1-13, Hanna 1-7. Texas, Shipley 9-89, Davis 6-70, Irby 2-12, Brown 1-19, Monroe 1-18, Whittaker 1-15.

and Ohio State are better. The Longhorns actually slipped from third to fifth. Texas was trying to figure out how far it’s come since being 5-7 last season. Now coach Mack Brown knows his squad still has a ways to go.

Baylor runs wild against Iowa State WACO, TEXAS (AP) — Robert Griffin ran for a season-high 107 yards, Terrance Ganaway rushed for a career-high 200 yards and three scores and No. 25 Baylor beat Iowa State, 49-26, on Saturday. Tevin Elliott returned a fumble 86 yards for a touchdown for the Bears (4-1, 1-1 Big 12), who bounced back from a 36-35 loss last weekend to No. 20 Kansas State. Two key booth reviews also aided the Bears, who ran for 391 yards and won their fourth in a row at home. Darius Reynolds had 178 yards receiving and two touchdowns, and Steele Jantz threw for three scores as Iowa State (3-2, 0-2) lost its second straight after a 3-0 start. Ganaway’s 3-yard TD run gave Baylor a 28-14 advantage in the third, but the Cyclones were deep in Bears territory after Jantz connected with Darius Reynolds on a 57-yard pass. Jantz was running to his left when Gary Mason Jr. stripped the Iowa State quarterback. Elliott scooped up the loose ball and ran into the end zone untouched to give Baylor a 35-14 lead with 6:18 left in the third. After a review of the play, it was ruled the ball popped out just before Jantz’s knee hit the ground. It was second key booth review that went in Baylor’s favor. In the second quarter, it was ruled on the field that Griffin lost a fumble. However, the play was overturned when replay officials said Griffin’s arm was in motion before he dropped the ball. Griffin threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Kendall

STATISTICS No. 25 Baylor 49, Iowa St. 26

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BAYLOR QUARTERBACK ROBERT GRIFFIN III (10) DIVES over Iowa State defensive back Durrell Givens (24) in the second half on Saturday in Waco, Texas. Baylor won, 49-26. Wright on the next play to tie the game at 14. Even though Griffin hit on his first 11 passes to start the game, Baylor didn’t score in the opening quarter because it lost two fumbles. Griffin’s first incompletion came with 28 seconds remaining in the first quarter when he threw the ball away while scrambling away from pressure. Baylor’s first touchdown came on Griffin’s 1-yard sneak. The Heisman trophy contender then dodged the

Texas A&M edges Tech LUBBOCK, TEXAS (AP) — Ryan Tannehill ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead No. 24 Texas A&M over Texas Tech, 4540, on Saturday night. After leading by doubledigits at halftime and losing the last two weeks, Texas A&M finally put together four quarters, despite being outscored 20-14 in the second half. The Aggies (3-2, 1-1) ran for 205 yards on 46 carries. Seth Doege threw for three touchdowns and 391 yards to lead Texas Tech (4-1, 1-1).

near fumble and threw the TD pass to Wright. Iowa State sacked Griffin three times and constantly hounded Baylor’s star. Behind Ganaway, the Bears turned to its ground game to power their offense. The Bears took a 21-14 advantage on a 58-yard drive, all of which came on running plays. Ganaway, who lost a fumble in the first quarter, had a 13-yard carry to set up Glasco Martin’s 1-yard plunge into the end zone.

Iowa St. 7 7 6 6—26 Baylor 0 21 14 14—49 First Quarter ISU-Reynolds 10 pass from Jantz (Mahoney kick), 11:13. Second Quarter Bay-R.Griffin 1 run (A.Jones kick), 13:22. ISU-Branderhorst 1 pass from Jantz (Mahoney kick), 10:19. Bay-Wright 15 pass from R.Griffin (A.Jones kick), 7:31. Bay-Martin 1 run (A.Jones kick), 4:30. Third Quarter Bay-Ganaway 3 run (A.Jones kick), 8:08. Bay-Elliott 86 fumble return (A.Jones kick), 6:18. ISU-White 76 run (kick failed), 5:32. Fourth Quarter Bay-Ganaway 2 run (A.Jones kick), 12:26. ISU-Reynolds 28 pass from Jantz (kick failed), 8:08. Bay-Ganaway 22 run (A.Jones kick), 4:19. A-35,625. ISU Bay First downs 17 37 Rushes-yards 33-181 67-391 Passing 244 212 Comp-Att-Int 17-35-1 22-30-0 Return Yards 15 48 Punts-Avg. 8-42.6 4-43.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-2 Penalties-Yards 7-31 2-20 Time of Possession 24:00 36:00 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Iowa St., White 15-148, Jantz 15-24, Woody 2-9, Hollis 1-0. Baylor, Ganaway 23-200, R.Griffin 24-107, Martin 9-47, Wright 2-15, Salubi 4-14, I.Williams 2-4, Petty 1-3, T.Reese 1-3, Team 1-(minus 2). PASSING-Iowa St., Jantz 17-35-1-244. Baylor, R.Griffin 22-30-0-212. RECEIVING-Iowa St., Reynolds 7-178, Lenz 2-39, Horne 2-11, White 2-7, Branderhorst 2-3, Darks 1-3, West 1-3. Baylor, Wright 8-69, T.Williams 5-46, T.Reese 3-41, Sampson 3-34, Monk 1-10, Najvar 1-10, Wade 1-2.

Ganaway also had TD runs of 2 and 22 yards in the fourth quarter. Iowa State’s James White rushed for 148 yards, including a 76-yard TD in the third. Jantz and Reynolds hooked up three times for 76 yards on Iowa State’s opening drive. Reynolds caught a 10-yard TD pass to put the Cyclones on top 7-0. Jantz also threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Reid Branderhorst in the second quarter.

STATISTICS No. 24 Texas A&M 45,

Eric Stephens injured his Texas Tech 40 A&M 10 21 7 7—45 knee late in the third quarter Texas Texas Tech 7 13 10 10—40 and had 122 yards on 22 car- First Quarter TAM-Tannehill 19 run (Bullock kick), ries. 13:04. Texas A&M running backs TT-James 2 pass from Doege (Carona 9:31. Cyrus Gray and Christine kick), TAM-FG Bullock 45, 2:12. Michael each ran for a score. Second Quarter TT-FG Carona 49, 14:19. Tannehill found Michael TAM-Gray 16 run (Bullock kick), 11:54. Lamothe early in the fourth TT-FG Carona 27, 9:21. TAM-Michael 17 run (Bullock kick), 7:16. quarter for a five-yard TD to TT-Stephens 4 run (Carona kick), 3:52. put the Aggies up, 45-30. TAM-Tannehill 10 run (Bullock kick), :24. Tannehill’s pass to La- Third Quarter TT-FG Carona 49, 9:10. mothe proved crucial. Doege TAM-Frederick 65 blocked field goal came back and found Alex return (Bullock kick), 4:33. TT-E.Ward 5 pass from Doege (Carona Torres on a 20-yard TD pass kick), 1:17. with 31 seconds remaining in Fourth Quarter TAM-Lamothe 5 pass from Tannehill the game to pull within 45(Bullock kick), 11:59. 40. TT-FG Carona 30, 9:34.

TT-Torres 20 pass from Doege (Carona kick), :31. A-58,416. TAM TT First downs 23 34 Rushes-yards 46-205 39-132 Passing 188 391 Comp-Att-Int 16-26-0 44-66-0 Return Yards 19 17 Punts-Avg. 5-45.6 3-41.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-0 Penalties-Yards 9-100 9-70 Time of Possession 26:24 33:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Texas A&M, Gray 21-116, Tannehill 9-55, Michael 15-52, Team 1-(minus 18). Texas Tech, Stephens 22-102, Crawford 7-22, Doege 9-7, D.Washington 1-1. PASSING-Texas A&M, Tannehill 16-26-0188. Texas Tech, Doege 44-66-0-391. RECEIVING-Texas A&M, Nwachukwu 4-74, R.Swope 3-33, Hicks 3-21, Lamothe 2-14, Gray 1-21, Fuller 1-12, Branda.Jackson 1-8, McNeal 1-5. Texas Tech, E.Ward 10-74, Franks 9-63, Torres 8-111, Douglas 6-24, James 4-28, Zouzalik 2-17, Stephens 2-12, Marquez 1-37, Kennard 1-17, Crawford 1-8.

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KANSAS STATE DEFENSIVE TACKLE VAI LUTUI (92) IS CONGRATULATED BY TEAMMATE TRE WALKER after sacking Missouri quarterback James Franklin. The Wildcats held off the Tigers, 24-17, on Saturday in Manhattan.

K-State starts 5-0, upends Missouri MANHATTAN (AP) — Kansas State was the ranked team, the unbeaten team, the team coming off a confidencebuilding victory over thenNo. 15 Baylor. The Wildcats were playing host to an unranked opponent in Missouri that had lost two of its last three games. Tre Walker couldn’t understand why people were picking No. 20 Kansas State to lose. “We want respect,” the sophomore linebacker said. “Anytime someone doesn’t give you respect, that makes you want it even more, and you keep fighting for it until you get it.” That might start happening soon. Collin Klein had three touchdowns rushing Saturday, John Hubert added 126 yards on the ground and the Wildcats’ defense made enough plays to prevent a late comeback by the Tigers. The result was a 24-17 victory and K-State’s first 5-0 start since 2000. “That means an awful lot,” said coach Bill Snyder, who’s in his third year of rebuilding the program after a brief retirement. Snyder said the Wildcats were proud of their start, but he added that he was more proud of the way they took the victory in stride. “What I’m proud of is it’s a day in the life,” Snyder said. “Tomorrow is a new day.” James Franklin had 214 yards passing to lead the Tigers (2-3), who came into the game averaging more than 500 yards of total offense. They only managed 326 against the Wildcats, most of that coming on a pair of long touchdown drives in the fourth quarter. The first was a 79-yard drive that Henry Josey finished with a 2-yard run to get the Tigers within 24-10. The Wildcats promptly went three-and-out, and Franklin led Missouri on a 74-yard drive that he finished off with a plunge from a yard out with 5:02 left in the game. Missouri never got another chance with the ball. “We’re just not playing very good football right now,” coach Gary Pinkel said. “It starts with me, so I’m not doing a good enough job coaching these guys.” Kansas State’s defense set the tone on the first offensive play. Franklin dropped back to pass, looked over the middle and threw right to Wildcat defensive back Ty Zimmerman, who had deftly stepped in front of the intended receiver. The interception ended a stretch of 108 consecutive passes without throwing a pick for the sophomore quarterback. It took Kansas State six plays to punch it into the end zone. “The interception was big, but the most significant thing about that interception was

STATISTICS No. 20 Kansas St. 24, Missouri 17 Missouri 0 3 0 14—17 Kansas St. 10 0 7 7—24 First Quarter KSt-C.Klein 2 run (A.Cantele kick), 11:23. KSt-FG A.Cantele 20, 3:19. Second Quarter Mo-FG Ressel 32, 9:42. Third Quarter KSt-C.Klein 3 run (A.Cantele kick), 5:50. Fourth Quarter KSt-C.Klein 1 run (A.Cantele kick), 11:23. Mo-Josey 2 run (Ressel kick), 8:12. Mo-Franklin 1 run (Ressel kick), 5:02. A-48,435. Mo KSt First downs 19 18 Rushes-yards 31-112 54-174 Passing 214 112 Comp-Att-Int 19-35-1 11-16-1 Return Yards 0 41 Punts-Avg. 5-47.6 5-42.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 7-49 3-13 Time of Possession 21:32 38:28 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Missouri, Josey 12-55, Franklin 11-46, Egnew 1-7, Lawrence 6-5, Team 1-(minus 1). Kansas St., Hubert 26-126, C.Klein 24-45, B.Wilson 1-4, B.Smith 1-3, Team 2-(minus 4). PASSING-Missouri, Franklin 19-35-1-214. Kansas St., C.Klein 11-16-1-112. RECEIVING-Missouri, Egnew 8-73, J.Jackson 5-72, Moe 3-26, Gerau 2-27, Kemp 1-16. Kansas St., S.Smith 4-29, Harper 2-37, B.Wilson 2-14, McDonald 1-18, Thompson 1-8, Tannahill 1-6.

whether we were going to get seven or three out of it,” Snyder said. “Getting seven was substantial.” Franklin was sacked for a 13-yard loss on Missouri’s ensuing possession, and the Wildcats went 51 yards in 12 plays before Anthony Cantele’s field goal made it 10-0. By the time the first quarter drew to a close, the Tigers had exactly zero yards of total offense — 20 yards through the air and minus-20 on the ground. “They just dropped back and they told us, ‘Hey, we’re going to make you guys have to make plays,’” Franklin said, “and we just made a bunch of mistakes and they capitalized on that.” Josey finally got things rolling for Missouri in the second quarter, using his quick feet to spring for a couple of long runs. But a false start inside the 10-yard line on second down pushed the Tigers back and they had to settle for Grant Ressel’s 32yard field goal. Ressel had a chance to get Missouri within 10-6 at the break, but he pushed a 43yard attempt wide right on the final play of the half as rain started to fall. The Wildcats’ only big mistake all game happened early in the third quarter, when Klein was picked off by Kip Edwards. But their defense held and Ressel’s 36yard field goal attempt was wide left. Missouri cost itself later in the quarter when Darvin Ruise was called for roughing the punter, giving Kansas State the ball back. Hubert went to work, doing his best Darren Sproles imitation after taking a handoff, spinning away from a defender and going all the way down to the 3. Klein scored seconds later for a 17-3 lead. He added a short scoring plunge on the Wildcats’ next possession.


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No. 1 LSU rips Florida No. 10 Arkansas 38, Auburn 14 FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Tyler Wilson threw for 262 yards, completing 19 straight passes at one point for Arkansas. Wilson, who set a school record with 510 passing yards in a win over Texas A&M last week, ended the first half against the Tigers by completing 18 straight passes.

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Oklahoma State scored on its first eight (!) first-half possession to rout the Jayhawks. … Kansas scored on its first, then interspersed two lost fumbles and two interceptions among three punts and a turnover on downs before intermission.

STILLWATER, OKLA. — Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy said pulling quarterback Brandon Weeden with three minutes left in the second quarter wasn’t meant to be a slight against Kansas University. The Cowboys went on to defeat KANSAS LEADERS the Jayhawks, 70-28, on Saturday Rushing: Tony Pierson 6-54. at Boone Pickens Stadium. Passing: Jordan Webb 25-for-36 for 316 “We were ahead far enough yards and two touchdowns (two intercepted) to where there was no reason to Receiving: Tim Biere 7-93, JaCorey Shepleave him in the game, and we herd 3-82. could take everybody out,” Gundy said. “I like (KU coach) Turner OKLAHOMA STATE LEADERS Gill, and I’ve met him. Not that we Rushing: Jeremy Smith 3-39. have to give mercy to anybody, Passing: Brandon Weeden 24-for-28 for but there’s no reason to leave him 288 yards and five touchdowns. and (receiver Justin) Blackmon Receiving: Justin Blackmon 8-84, Hubert and those guys in when we’re Anyiam 5-85.

ahead by — I don’t even know how many touchdowns we were ahead by.” OSU was ahead 49-7 at the time, though backup quarterback Clint Chelf led the Cowboys to a touchdown on their final drive of the half to make it 56-7. “I’ve never had to pull a quarterback that early,” OSU offensive coordinator Todd Monken said. “But I have been on the other end where the other team’s quarterback came out really early, and it didn’t feel real good. Everything just kind of happened to make it go that way.” Weeden certainly was productive during his limited time. The senior completed 24 of 28 passes for 288 yards and five touchdowns.

His 85.7 percent completion percentage also set an OSU single-game mark (minimum 20 attempts). “That is one record that I will look at and take a lot of pride in,” Weeden said. “That means I’m being efficient, making good reads, making accurate throws and doing the right thing. “I want to be almost perfect. I was pretty close today.” OSU continued throwing in the third quarter, even with a significant lead. Chelf completed 14 of 21 passes for 206 yards and two touchdowns. It was the first time that two Cowboys quarterbacks threw for at least 200 yards in the same game.

“It’s hard for us to just run it because that’s not what we do,” Gundy said. “In the last four minutes, we just put two backs in and ran it up the middle. Other than that, we have to run our offense. It’s only fair to those guys to go in there and execute the plays that they’ve practiced for two months.” OSU’s 70 points were the most allowed by a Div. I defense this year. Eight players scored for the Cowboys. “A lot of young men that give a lot to our football team had a chance to get out there and play in front of their moms and dads,” Gundy said. “That’s really a neat day, and they get a big kick out of that, so overall it was a good day for us.”

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Kansas ..............................Oklahoma State 24 ...........................First downs ......................! 27 44 !...........................Rushes .............................. 27 153 ! ..................Rushing yards. .....................106 26-37-2 ......Passing (comp-att-int) !"38-49-0 325 ...................... Passing yards.................!"494 81"! ..............Total offensive plays ................. 76 478.......................Total offense ................ !"600 15 !...................... Return yards..........................14 4-46.2 ! .................. Punting...................... 4-42.2 2-2 ........................ Fumbles-lost...................!"2-0 5-25 ! ...............Penalties-yards .................. 5-35 35:14 ! ......... Time of possession ............24:46 SCORE BY QUARTERS

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING (CARRIES-YARDS)

Kansas: Tony Pierson 6-54, James Sims 11-41, Darrian Miller 16-39, Rell Lewis 3-23, D.J. Beshears 1-5, Brandon Bourbon 1-0, Jordan Webb 6-(minus-9). Oklahoma State: Jeremy Smith 3-39, Nehemiah Mundy 7-27, Joseph Randle 7-23, Hershel Sims 7-22, Brandon Weeden 2-2, Clint Chelf 1-(minus-7). PASSING (COMP.-ATT.-YARDS)

Kansas: Webb 25-36-316 (two intercepted), Quinn Mecham 1-1-9. Oklahoma State: Weeden 24-28-288, Chelf 14-21-206. RECEIVING (NO.-YARDS)

Kansas: Tim Biere 7-93, Kale Pick 5-49, Beshears 4-46, JaCorey Shepherd 3-82, Sims 2-15, Jimmay Mundine 1-23, Ted McNulty 1-11, Ricki Herod 1-6, AJ Steward 1-3, Lewis 1-(minus-3). Nick Krug/Journal-World Photos Oklahoma State: Justin Blackmon 8-84, Hubert Anyiam 5-85, Josh Stewart 5-64, Mi- KANSAS OFFENSIVE LINEMAN TREVOR MARRONGELLI (69) and tight end A.J. Steward are the first to leave the field following the Jayhawks’ 70-28 loss to chael Harrison 4-81, Josh Cooper 4-41, Colton Oklahoma State on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla. Chelf 3-70, Kye Staley 3-14, Isaiah Anderson 2-28, Charlie Moore 1-13, Joseph Randle 1-9, Smith 1-6, Sims 1-(minus-1). PUNTING (NO.-AVG.)

Kansas: Ron Doherty 4-46.2. Oklahoma State: Quinn Sharp 2-57.5, team 1-5.0, Michael Reichenstein 1-49.0. TACKLING LEADERS

Kansas: Darius Willis 7, Lubbock Smith 6, Bradley McDougald 6, Tunde Bakare 5, Tyler Patmon 4. Oklahoma State: Tyler Johnson 7, Deion Imade 6, Shaun Lewis 6, Larry Sephens 5, Daytawion Lowe 4, Jamie Blatnick 4, James Thomas 4. Officials: Dan Romeo (r), Scott Teifer (u), Pete Gautreau (lm), Kelly Deterding (lj), Dax Hill (bj), Bobby Bernard (fj), Ed Vinzant (sj). Attendance: 58,030. Time of game: 3:00.

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KANSAS SCHEDULE 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) Texas Tech, L 34-45 (2-2 overall, 0-1 Big 12) at Oklahoma State, L 28-70 (2-3, 0-2) Oct. 15 — Oklahoma, 8:15 p.m. 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.

HOW THEY SCORED

First Quarter 10:34 — Tim Biere 10 pass from Jordan Webb. Alex Mueller kick. The Jayhawks opened with a 10-play, 80-yard drive that took 4:26. Webb was 6-for-7 on the drive, including two completions on third down. Biere had three catches for 57 yards. (KU 7, OSU 0). 8:45 — Josh Cooper 12 pass from Brandon Weeden. Quinn Sharp kick. The KU kickoff sailed out of bounds and set Oklahoma State up at the 40-yard line. Eight plays and 1:49 later, the Cowboys tied the game. (KU 7, OSU 7). 7:50 — Justin Blackmon 24 pass from Weeden. Sharp kick. After taking over at the KU 33-yard line after a Tony Pierson fumble, OSU needed just three plays and 40 seconds to take the lead. (OSU 14, KU 7). 5:40 — Hubert Anyiam 3 pass from Weeden. Sharp kick. KU went three-and-out on its third drive, and Oklahoma State continued its roll with a four-play drive that took just 50 seconds. The big play was a 56-yard pass from Weeden to Anyiam. (OSU 21, KU 7). 2:17 — Jeremy Smith 38 run. Sharp kick. Oklahoma State ripped off another drive that took less than two minutes. (OSU 28, KU 7). 0:12 — Anyiam 3 pass from Weeden. Sharp kick. Weeden connected with Anyiam twice on this three-play, 25-yard drive that was set up by an interception from OSU cornerback Brodrick Brown. (OSU 35, KU 7). Second Quarter 7:19 — Joseph Randle 2 run. Sharp kick. Oklahoma State was much slower and more methodical on this scoring drive, taking a full three minutes. The drive took 3:14 and 12 plays and went 80 yards. (OSU 42, KU 7). 4:02 — Blackmon 1 pass from Weeden. Sharp kick. Oklahoma State made it 49 straight points on a five-play drive that took 2:08 and traveled 19 yards. The Cowboys started the drive inside the red zone after Webb fumbled on KU’s previous possession. (OSU 49, KU 7). 2:42 — Isaiah Anderson 24 pass from Clint Chelf. Sharp kick. Nick Blatnick’s interception at the KU 20 set the Cowboys up deep in KU territory once again. This time, it was the OSU back-ups who added to the scoring. Second-stringers Chelf and Anderson hooked up on a deep post pattern that wound up wide open in the end zone. (OSU 56, KU 7). Third Quarter 11:23 — James Sims 17 run. Sharp kick. After the KU defense partially blocked an Oklahoma State punt to open the second half, the KU offense drove 31 yards in three plays and 1:02 to stop OSU’s scoring streak at 56 straight points. (OSU 56, KU 14). 8:12 — Michael Harrison 30 pass from Chelf. Sharp kick. KU stopped Oklahoma State on its first couple of second-half drives, but the Cowboys found a way to get back on the scoreboard by doing what they did in the first half — score fast. OSU scored in five plays and 1:14 to reclaim a 49-point lead. (OSU 63, KU 14). Fourth Quarter 12:45 — Herschel Sims. Sharp kick. Oklahoma State completed a couple of passes on this drive to reach the 481-yard mark through the air, which tied for the most passing yards KU had given up in a single game. The drive covered 80 yards and 2:27 and took 10 plays. (OSU 70, KU 14). 10:52 — JaCorey Shepherd 68 pass from Webb. Mueller kick. The KU offense tacked on its third touchdown of the day via a four-play, 80-yard drive that took 1:53 off the clock. Shepherd’s third TD of the year came on a crossing route in which he emerged wide-open over the middle and raced 40-plus yards to the end zone. (OSU 70, KU 21). 5:10 — Tony Pierson 31 run. Mueller kick. KU scored its third touchdown of the second half on an 11-play, 80-yard drive capped by the long TD run from the true freshman tailback. The drive, which was produced by mostly first-string Jayhawks, took 3:36. (OSU 70, KU 28).

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the Jayhawks, who fell to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in Big 12 play. “It’s just an extra blow knowing that a team’s going out there and setting records on us,” junior cornerback Greg Brown said. “They played a good game, but a recordsetting performance against us doesn’t sit too well.” Each week, the KU coaching staff claims improvement is taking place. Yet each week the Jayhawks’ performance on the field fails to show it. Sure, Kansas played hard to the end and even outscored OSU, 21-14, in the second half. But the 56-7 halftime score made that fact irrelevant. Consider these crippling numbers: # Oklahoma State scored touchdowns on all eight of its first-half possessions, with its first five drives each taking less than 1:50. That included three drives that took less than a minute and one that took 30 seconds. # Weeden’s stellar passing numbers, which included a school record for completion percentage (85.7), came in just 11 minutes. After his fast start, Weeden was given the rest of the day off with less than three minutes to play in the first half. Two plays after Weeden replaced his helmet with a baseball cap, Chelf hit Isaiah Anderson with a 24-yard touchdown pass that gave OSU its highestscoring first half since 1973. “That’s not a good feeling at all, knowing that he played basically just one quarter and he can go hang it up like that,” Brown said. # KU turned the ball over a season-high four times, giving the potent OSU offense short field after short field. “We’re not at that point in our program where we can turn the ball over like that and still be competitive in the ballgame,” Gill said. # The Cowboys totaled 600 yards of offense, making them the third straight KU opponent to go over 530 yards and the second this year to break 600. They did so in

KANSAS LINEBACKER STEVEN JOHNSON (52) and cornerback Tyler Patmon (33) bring down Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon just short of the end zone during the second quarter. 11 fewer minutes and five fewer plays than the Jayhawks, who finished with 478 yards, 316 of which came from QB Jordan Webb. “We’re not at a point where we’re able to compete in all phases against that kind of an offense,” defensive coordinator Vic Shealy said. “All we can do is go back to work. That may be cliche, but I do believe that the only way you do get better is by going back to work.” Perhaps that’s been the most frustrating part of the awful stretch that has landed KU’s defense at the bottom of the NCAA’s statistical rankings. It’s not so much a lack of effort that’s plaguing the Jayhawks as it is a lack of preparation, instinct and execution. Asked why he thought the KU defense again struggled so mightily on Saturday, Gill provided two answers. “We have to give credit to the opponents, number one,” he said. “Number two, we have to make sure our guys are able to make the plays they need to make.” Why aren’t they? “I think we’re still thinking and reacting instead of, when you see something, just reacting to it,” Gill added. Part of that, at least this week, was due to the performance by Oklahoma State. “They have a prolific quarterback,” KU offensive coordinator Chuck Long said. “The guy’s going to the NFL. They’re very ma-

ture, they have a mature offense, and you know going into the game that they’re going to move the ball and score. Our issue was we didn’t want to compound that by turning the ball over, and that’s something we need to get cleaned up.” Despite just about everything going Oklahoma State’s way, more than half the stadium — which boasted 58,030 fans at the start — cleared out by the middle of the third quarter because of a driving rain that came down as fast as the Cowboys lit up the scoreboard. It must have felt like a home game for KU. So now the focus shifts to next week, when No. 2 Oklahoma comes to Lawrence. Your move, OU. If Oklahoma State can do this to the Jayhawks, what are the Sooners going to do? It’s a fair question, one that will be answered in front of a national television audience courtesy of ESPN2. At this rate, one has to wonder if even the complimentary tickets the KU athletic department is planning to give away for that game can help fill Memorial Stadium. Full stadium or not, Shealy said the coaching staff would use the loss to OSU as motivation to get ready for the Sooners. “That will be reiterated to them throughout different conversations throughout the week,” Shealy said. “Our players need to be psychologically strong, and we’ll find out what we’re made out of.”


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QB Webb: It’s ‘too soon’ to blame Gill “Tim’s one of our best offensive players,” Webb said. “He definitely is. And I feel like we’ve gotta keep finding ways to get him the ball.”

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STILLWATER, OKLA. — Message boards, Twitter feeds and a variety of KU websites raged with a similar message during and after the Kansas University football team’s latest lopsided loss, a 70-28 setback at Oklahoma State on Saturday. That message? Fire Turner Gill. Although Gill is just five games into his second season as head coach at Kansas, it’s clear that the fan base has grown tired of watching his team give up huge yardage and point totals on a weekly basis. While the Jayhawks’ performance has taken a toll on the players, several said it’s far too simple-minded to pinpoint Gill as the main problem. “It’s definitely too soon,” sophomore quarterback Jordan Webb said. “People who are questioning us outside of the program, they can say what they want, but we’re going to keep working hard and try our best. We’re just gonna shut their opinions out because it really doesn’t matter. If they knew half of what they thought they knew, they’d be in the coaching profession.” Added junior cornerback Greg Brown: “Coach Gill, he’s the least of our problems. We just have to keep things positive and go out there and face what you have in front of you.”

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he strongly leaned, especially when he talked about the new KU coach on the radio. Well, it hasn’t been two years, and it’s not too early to form a strong opinion. It looks as if Perkins didn’t hire the right man for an extremely difficult job. Gill was the right man to raise Buffalo’s program from the ashes and give it some national visibility, but nothing suggests he’s the right man to follow a coach who had such a different approach to one of the three or four toughest jobs in the Big 12. It’s not Gill’s 5-12 record in one season and five games that makes that clear. It’s not as if he and his staff inherited impressive talent. Mangi-

Injury update Red-shirt freshman running back Brandon Bourbon had his bell rung on a kickoff return during Saturday’s loss. “Obviously, I think he had a little concussion,” Gill said. “He didn’t really know where he was, at and we’ll get that reassessed. When you have something like that, we’re all going to protect him, and he’s not going to go back in at that time. We’ll see how it all goes in the next week.” Safety Keeston Terry also left because of injury. Gill said after the game he did not know the type or severity of Terry’s injury.

Webb, Biere lead KU offense Both Gill and offensive coordinator Chuck Long said they were impressed with Webb’s performance Satur-

day, as much from a competitive standpoint as from his final stat line. Webb finished 25-of-36 passing for a career-high 316 yards and two touchdowns. He also threw two interceptions and lost a fumble. “I thought Jordan, overall, threw the ball well,” Long said. “Thirty-six attempts is probably our top end. We’d like to keep that around 30 or less, but it was just one of those games.” Webb’s best possession of the day came in the first quarter, when he led the Jayhawks on a 10-play, 80-yard touchdown drive that gave

Kansas a 7-0 lead to open the game. Webb was 6-of-7 on the drive, including a 10-yard touchdown pass to tight end Tim Biere. “We always talk about starting fast, and we did just that,” Webb said. “It’s frustrating that we didn’t build on that.” Speaking of Biere, the senior from Omaha, Neb., recorded career highs in receptions (7) and yards (93) to lead KU’s receivers. His 35-yard catch on the opening drive also was a career long, and he became the 13th Jayhawk to score a TD this season.

This and that... For the first time in five games, the Jayhawks lost the opening coin toss. Oklahoma State chose to defer its choice to the second half, and Kansas elected to receive... Nick Sizemore’s blocked punt in the third quarter was KU’s first since the 2008 Insight Bowl... The 68-yard touchdown pass from Webb to freshman JaCorey Shepherd in the fourth quarter marked a career long for both players... Junior wide receiver Kale Pick recorded a careerhigh five receptions for 49 yards... Red-shirt freshman Ricki Herod snagged his first career reception... Temperature at kickoff was 83 degrees, under partly cloudy skies with winds gusting from 21-31 mph out of the east.

the athletic department, guaranteed Gill $10 million for five seasons, even though the Buffalo coach made just $450,000 per season. In so doing, Perkins handcuffed his successor, Sheahon Zenger. Most believe Zenger will take a hard look at Gill’s performance after the 2012 season, but if the Jayhawks stay on such a sharp decline, and if the AD is approached by an angry pack of wealthy boosters willing to pool resources to buy out the head coach, what then? If that doesn’t happen, Zenger has no choice but to let Gill stay through next season and hope that he and his coaches score as many standout defensive recruits as they already have offensive players in such a short time. If Gill stays on the job through next season and hasn’t made significant strides, Zenger will be forced

to execute an extremely difficult firing in that Gill’s such an easy man to like, and in many ways admire. At his two most important jobs in life, father and husband, it’s clear Gill’s a natural, a straight-A performer. He consistently practices his strong religious beliefs more than he preaches them. He’s no showoff, no hypocrite. In terms of caring about the lives of his players, more good grades. They find the experience of playing for him an enjoyable one, except on Saturdays, when the losses too often are so lopsided. Gill measures up admirably as a man, but he’s getting paid $2 million a year to coach football, and that’s the job for which he must be evaluated by his boss. Gill’s first chance to establish a foundation for winning came in selecting his coaching staff, and in that regard, it looks as if he’s batting

.500. Offensive coordinator Chuck Long has done an excellent job of instructing quarterback Jordan Webb and in calling plays. Running backs coach Reggie Mitchell ranks as an elite recruiter, and the backs he coaches make up the best unit on the team. Line coach J.B. Grimes knows how to build a running game. Bringing back receivers coach David Beaty made perfect sense. Gill decided against keeping anybody from Mangino’s defensive staff, even though linebackers coach Bill Miller would have brought with him the top recruit in the state of Kansas, Geneo Grissom of Hutchinson. When Miller wasn’t retained, Grissom, a defensive end, committed to Oklahoma. In seven of his 10 Big 12 games, Gill’s defense has allowed 45 points or more. The score could have been so much worse Saturday. Oklahoma State coach Mike

Gundy pulled starting quarterback Brandon Weeden before the half to slow down the rate of KU’s bleeding. Had Gundy felt like it, he could have coached his Cowboys to 100 points. In the first half, all eight OSU offensive possessions ended with a touchdown. The Cowboys had 35 points by the end of the first quarter, 56 at the half. Three weeks after surrendering 66 points to Georgia Tech, the defense proved it has gotten worse, not better since then. I asked Gill if the lack of improvement indicated that the players aren’t listening to what they’re being told, aren’t being told the right things or are physically overmatched. “Probably a little of all of the above,” Gill said. You have to admit it’s getting worse, a little worse all the time. No easy way out presents itself.

KANSAS FANS WATCH THE JAYHAWKS’ LOPSIDED LOSS at Oklahoma State. seemed to be equally uptempo throughout Saturday’s game. Asked why he didn’t try to counter OSU’s fast pace by milking the clock on every possession, Gill said he chose to stick with what had worked for his offense all season. “It’s a rhythm,” Gill said. “I’m not gonna say we never will change our plan to maybe slow it down, but that’s the way we have practiced, and, if you do that, you may be a little off-kilter. There’s time to do that, slow it down. We’re not necessarily in a fast pace sometimes, we’re

no and his assistants, led by current Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren, recruited phenomenally well early. In retrospect, the 2004 recruiting class ranked second to no other school in the nation. After Doeren left to become an assistant at Wisconsin, the recruiting never quite recovered and slipped quite a bit in the final two seasons. That might explain a losing record, but it doesn’t excuse the uninspired play, the ridiculously one-sided outcomes and the shoddy fundamentals, most loudly evident in poor tackling. Poor performances that come with a litany of alltime worst figures for the KU defense, and school records for the opposing offenses mount. Perkins, who believed in paying for what he deemed the position to be worth, instead of negotiating as good a deal as possible for

trying to get in the right play call.” He continued: “Looking at the overall picture, what’s best for our football team, at this time I feel like we need to continue to have a rhythm, and I think this first five ballgames, offensively, we’ve played well. So there hasn’t been a specific reason to say, ‘The offense is struggling, let’s change this up a little bit and try this or try that.’”


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PLAYOFFS AT A GLANCE

ALCS

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) American League All games televised by Fox Detroit vs. Texas Saturday, Oct. 8: Texas 3, Detroit 2 Today: Detroit (Scherzer 15-9) at Texas (Holland 16-5), 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11: Texas (Lewis 14-10) at Detroit (Fister 11-13), 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12: Texas (Harrison 14-9) at Detroit (Porcello 14-9), 3:19 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 13: Texas at Detroit (Verlander TBD), 3:19 p.m. x-Saturday, Oct. 15: Detroit (Scherzer TBD) at Texas, 7:05 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 16: Detroit (Fister TBD) at Texas, 7:05 p.m.

National League All games televised by TBS Milwaukee v. St. Louis Today: St. Louis at Milwaukee, 3:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10: St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12: Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13: Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. x-Friday, Oct. 14: Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 16: St. Louis at Milwaukee, 3:05 or 7:05 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 17: St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 20 at National League Saturday, Oct. 22 at American League Sunday, Oct. 23 at American League x-Monday, Oct. 24 at American League x-Wednesday, Oct. 26 at National League x-Thursday, Oct. 27 at National League

WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox Wednesday, Oct. 19 at National League

Columbus Day Closings Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo

TEXAS RIGHT-HANDER ALEXI OGANDO THROWS a pitch during the sixth inning of Game 1 of the American League championship series against Detroit on Saturday in Arlington, Texas.

Rangers shrug off rain, tame Tigers, 3-2 By Stephen Hawkins Associated Press Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — After the rain, the Texas Rangers opened the AL championship series by beating Justin Verlander for the second time this year. Nelson Cruz broke a postseason slump with a home run that helped boost the Rangers over the Tigers, 3-2, Saturday night as rain followed the Detroit ace and caused nearly two hours of delays. The defending AL champion Rangers scored all their runs off Verlander before the game was interrupted twice for a total of 1 hour, 50 minutes in the top of the fifth. The final out wasn’t until 12:03 a.m. CDT. David Murphy hit an RBI single in the second and scored on Ian Kinsler’s single, and Cruz’s leadoff homer in the fourth made it 3-0. In between the delays, Austin Jackson doubled in a run and scored on a wild pitch by Rangers starter C.J. Wilson. Alexi Ogando, who got all three of the Rangers’ regular-season wins over Detroit this year, pitched two scoreless innings for the victory. Neftali Feliz, clocked at up to 101 mph, worked the ninth for his fourth save this postseason. Game 2 is tonight. Derek Holland starts for Texas against Max Scherzer, who pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief

for the Tigers in their AL division series clincher Thursday night against the New York Yankees. Texas faced Verlander only once during the regular season, a 2-0 Rangers’ win on April 11 when Verlander lost despite pitching a six-hitter. The likely AL Cy Young Award winner was 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA in his three previous career starts at hitterfriendly Rangers Ballpark, allowing three runs in 21 innings. Texas matched that run total in four innings when it counted most. Verlander threw one inning and 25 pitches in the division series opener at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 30 when that game was suspended by rain. Under a rules change adopted two years ago, postseason games are suspended when called instead of being cut short or wiped out. Verlander came back and started Game 3, winning as he threw 120 pitches over eight innings, and he threw 82 pitches in four innings against the Rangers before the first delay. The Rangers, in their second consecutive ALCS after never winning a postseason series before last year, left two runners on base in the first. Play was stopped for 41 minutes but the teams got only 13 minutes in before the tarp came out again. In between the delays, the Tigers

BOX SCORE Detroit

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E-A.Jackson (1). DP-Texas 2. LOB-Detroit 9, Texas 5. 2B-A.Jackson (1), R.Santiago (1). 3B-Dav.Murphy (1). HR-N.Cruz (1). CS-Kinsler (1).

Detroit Verlander L,0-1 Porcello Coke Perry Texas C.Wilson M.Gonzalez Ogando W,1-0 H,1 D.Oliver H,1 M.Adams H,1 Feliz S,1-1

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5 0 1 0 0 0

6 0 3 1 1 3

WP-C.Wilson. T-4:57 (Rain delay: 1:50). A-50,114 (49,170).

scored twice and loaded the bases with two outs. The rain delays were the first at Rangers Ballpark since May 24. This season was played during one of the hottest and driest summers ever in North Texas, including 27 games when the temperature was 100 degrees or more at first pitch. Wilson, who had thrown 72 pitches before the first delay, threw 24 more during the short resumption. Rick Porcello, Detroit’s scheduled Game 4 starter, had two scoreless innings after replacing Verlander.

Monday, October 10th, is Columbus Day. Here’s a quick look at what local businesses and groups will be open and closed:

CLOSED • Banks. • Kansas University (Fall Break, through Tuesday). • U.S. Postal Service. No deliveries. • Douglas County District Court offices. OPEN • City, county and school offices. • Liquor stores in Lawrence legally can be open, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. • The Journal-World does publish. Customer service representatives are available from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • USA Today publishes. • Lawrence Transit System buses will run. • Lawrence Meals on Wheels. Deliveries will be made as usual. • Douglas County Senior Services Senior Meals Program will serve as usual. • Lawrence Public Library. Sponsored by

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NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Buffalo 3 1 0 .750 133 96 New England 3 1 0 .750 135 98 N.Y. Jets 2 2 0 .500 100 95 Miami 0 4 0 .000 69 104 South W L T Pct PF PA Houston 3 1 0 .750 107 70 Tennessee 3 1 0 .750 88 56 Jacksonville 1 3 0 .250 39 85 Indianapolis 0 4 0 .000 63 108 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 3 1 0 .750 119 57 Cincinnati 2 2 0 .500 80 74 Cleveland 2 2 0 .500 74 93 Pittsburgh 2 2 0 .500 64 72 West W L T Pct PF PA San Diego 3 1 0 .750 91 85 Oakland 2 2 0 .500 111 113 Denver 1 3 0 .250 81 111 Kansas City 1 3 0 .250 49 126 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Washington 3 1 0 .750 83 63 N.Y. Giants 3 1 0 .750 102 87 Dallas 2 2 0 .500 99 101 Philadelphia 1 3 0 .250 101 101 South W L T Pct PF PA Tampa Bay 3 1 0 .750 84 77 New Orleans 3 1 0 .750 127 98 Atlanta 2 2 0 .500 90 105 Carolina 1 3 0 .250 89 102 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 4 0 0 1.000 148 97 Detroit 4 0 0 1.000 135 76 Chicago 2 2 0 .500 94 98 Minnesota 0 4 0 .000 77 96 West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 3 1 0 .750 94 75 Seattle 1 3 0 .250 58 97 Arizona 1 3 0 .250 86 87 St. Louis 0 4 0 .000 46 113 Today’s Games Arizona at Minnesota, noon Oakland at Houston, noon Kansas City at Indianapolis, noon Philadelphia at Buffalo, noon New Orleans at Carolina, noon Cincinnati at Jacksonville, noon Tennessee at Pittsburgh, noon Seattle at N.Y. Giants, noon Tampa Bay at San Francisco, 3 p.m. San Diego at Denver, 3:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at New England, 3:15 p.m. Green Bay at Atlanta, 7:20 p.m. Open: Baltimore, Cleveland, Dallas, Miami, St. Louis, Washington Monday, Oct. 10 Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Al Davis Bio

NAME: Allen Davis BORN: July 4, 1929, in Brockton, Mass. DIED: Oct. 8, 2011. AWARDS: AFL’s Coach of the Year in 1963. HONORS: Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. ACCOMPLISHMENTS Hired as coach and general manager of the AFL’s Oakland Raiders in January 1963. At 33, he was the youngest person in pro football history to hold those positions. Compiled 23-16-3 record in three years as coach. Appointed American Football League commissioner in April 1966. Resigned as commissioner six weeks after the AFL and NFL agree to an alliance that includes common draft and championship game. Davis rejoined Raiders as managing general partner. RAIDERS From 1967 to 1985 the team won 13 division championships, one AFL championship (1967), three Super Bowls (1977, 1981 and 1984) and made 15 playoff appearances. Won AFC championship in 2002. One of two teams to play in the Super Bowl in four different decades, along with the Pittsburgh Steelers. OWNERSHIP 1966 — Purchased 10 percent stake in the Raiders and returned to his old club as one of three general partners along with Wayne Valley and Ed McGah. He was named head of football operations. 1972 — Revised partnership agreement made him the new managing general partner, with near-absolute control over team operations. McGah signed the agreement and Valley sued to overturn the agreement, but was unsuccessful. Valley sold his interest in 1976. 2005 — Acquired majority interest in the Raiders, when he bought the shares held by McGah’s family. 2007 — Sold a minority stake in the Raiders for $150 million.LAWSUITS 1980 — Attempted to move the Raiders to Los Angeles but was blocked by a court injunction. Davis filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NFL. In June 1982 a federal district court ruled in Davis’ favor and the team officially relocated to Los Angeles for the 1982 NFL season. 1986 — United States Football League filed its antitrust suit agiant the NFL. Davis was the only NFL owner who sided with the USFL. 1995 — Moved the team back to Oakland. Davis then sued the NFL, contending the league sabotaged the team’s effort to build a stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood by not doing enough to help the team move from the antiquated Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to a new stadium complete with luxury suites. The NFL won a 9-3 verdict in 2001, but a new trial was awarded amid accusations that one juror was biased against the team and Davis, and that another juror committed misconduct. A state appeals court later overturned that decision. The case was thrown out in 2007 by the California Supreme Court. Mid-1990s — Davis sued the NFL on behalf of the Raiders, saying the Raiders had exclusive rights to the Los Angeles market, even though the Raiders were in Oakland. Davis and the Raiders lost the lawsuit.

College

EAST Albany (NY) 38, Duquesne 10 Alfred 32, Hartwick 29 Assumption 41, Pace 10 Baldwin-Wallace 27, Otterbein 21 Bloomsburg 45, Cheyney 10 Brown 20, Holy Cross 13 Bryant 42, Stonehill 7 Buffalo 38, Ohio 37 CW Post 24, Millersville 6 California (Pa.) 33, Gannon 6 Case Reserve 47, Oberlin 21 Clarion 54, Lock Haven 6 Colgate 26, Monmouth (NJ) 14 College of NJ 26, Brockport 17 Delaware 21, William & Mary 0 Endicott 51, Nichols 14 Georgetown 24, Wagner 10 Harvard 41, Cornell 31 Hobart 41, Union (NY) 24 Lebanon Valley 24, Albright 17 Lehigh 30, Bucknell 6 Lycoming 42, King’s (Pa.) 10 Mass. Maritime 23, Worcester St. 19 Montclair St. 34, Cortland St. 33 New Hampshire 47, Villanova 17 Norwich 40, Castleton St. 21 Old Dominion 31, Rhode Island 23 Penn 35, Fordham 20 Penn St. 13, Iowa 3 Robert Morris 45, St. Francis (Pa.) 14 Rowan 30, William Paterson 21 Rutgers 34, Pittsburgh 10 Sacred Heart 34, Columbia 25 Slippery Rock 24, Edinboro 23 Southern Miss. 63, Navy 35 Stony Brook 42, Presbyterian 24 Towson 31, Richmond 28 Trinity (Conn.) 35, Hamilton 0 UMass 42, CCSU 26

Utica 38, RPI 28 Wesleyan (Conn.) 28, Colby 21 West Virginia 43, UConn 16 Westminster (Pa.) 30, Bethany (WV) 27 Widener 55, FDU-Florham 3 Yale 30, Dartmouth 0 SOUTH Alabama 34, Vanderbilt 0 Alabama A&M 37, MVSU 14 Arkansas St. 24, Louisiana-Monroe 19 Campbell 38, Butler 23 Cent. Arkansas 37, Nicholls St. 31 Clemson 36, Boston College 14 Coastal Carolina 34, VMI 10 Drake 41, Morehead St. 26 Elon 38, W. Carolina 31 Georgia 20, Tennessee 12 Georgia So. 28, Chattanooga 27 Georgia Tech 21, Maryland 16 Hampton 28, Princeton 23 Howard 29, Florida A&M 28 Jackson St. 48, Ark.-Pine Bluff 10 Jacksonville 34, Dayton 26 LSU 41, Florida 11 Liberty 35, Gardner-Webb 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 31, Troy 17 Maine 25, James Madison 24, OT Marist 13, Davidson 9 Mississippi St. 21, UAB 3 Morgan St. 44, Savannah St. 17 Murray St. 48, Georgia St. 24 NC A&T 22, Bethune-Cookman 3 NC State 38, Cent. Michigan 24 Norfolk St. 38, Delaware St. 21 North Carolina 14, Louisville 7 Prairie View 23, Southern U. 20 SC State 49, NC Central 38 Samford 26, Furman 21 South Carolina 54, Kentucky 3 Syracuse 37, Tulane 34 Tennessee St. 55, SE Missouri 3 Texas St. 21, McNeese St. 14 UCF 16, Marshall 6 UT-Martin 61, Austin Peay 23 Virginia Tech 38, Miami 35 Wake Forest 35, Florida St. 30 Wofford 43, The Citadel 14 MIDWEST E. Kentucky 48, E. Illinois 16 FIU 27, Akron 17 Illinois 41, Indiana 20 Illinois St. 38, Missouri St. 13 Kansas St. 24, Missouri 17 Miami (Ohio) 35, Army 28 Michigan 42, Northwestern 24 N. Dakota St. 9, S. Illinois 3 N. Illinois 40, Kent St. 10 N. Iowa 23, Indiana St. 9 Nebraska 34, Ohio St. 27 North Dakota 42, Montana W. 9 Notre Dame 59, Air Force 33 Purdue 45, Minnesota 17 S. Dakota St. 35, Youngstown St. 28 San Diego 55, Valparaiso 14 South Dakota 24, S. Utah 19 Temple 42, Ball St. 0 Toledo 54, E. Michigan 16 W. Michigan 45, Bowling Green 21 SOUTHWEST Alabama St. 43, Texas Southern 29 Arkansas 38, Auburn 14 Baylor 49, Iowa St. 26 Houston 56, East Carolina 3 North Texas 31, FAU 17 Northwestern St. 37, Lamar 17 Oklahoma 55, Texas 17 Oklahoma St. 70, Kansas 28 Rice 28, Memphis 6 Sam Houston St. 45, SFA 10 South Alabama 30, UTSA 27, 2OT Texas A&M 45, Texas Tech 40 FAR WEST Arizona St. 35, Utah 14 E. Washington 36, N. Arizona 28 Louisiana Tech 24, Idaho 11 Montana 33, Idaho St. 0 Montana St. 38, Portland St. 36 Nevada 37, UNLV 0 Oregon St. 37, Arizona 27 Sacramento St. 14, N. Colorado 0 Stanford 48, Colorado 7 Utah St. 63, Wyoming 19

Big 12

Conf. All games W L W L Kansas State 2 0 5 0 Oklahoma 2 0 5 0 Oklahoma State 2 0 5 0 Baylor 1 1 4 1 Texas 1 1 4 1 Texas Tech 1 1 4 1 Texas A&M 1 1 3 2 Iowa State 0 2 3 2 Kansas 0 2 2 3 Missouri 0 2 2 3 Saturday’s Games Oklahoma 55, Texas 17 Kansas State 24, Missouri 17 Oklahoma State 70, Kansas 28 Baylor 49, Iowa State 26 Texas A&M 45, Texas Tech 40 Saturday, Oct. 15 Oklahoma at Kansas, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN2) Kansas State at Texas Tech, 6 p.m. (FSN) Oklahoma State at Texas, 2:30 p.m. (ABC) Baylor at Texas A&M, 11 a.m. (FX) Iowa State at Missouri, 1 p.m.

Kansas

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) Texas Tech, L 34-45 (2-2, 0-1) at Oklahoma State, L 28-70 (2-3, 0-2) Oct. 15 — Oklahoma, 8:15 p.m. 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.

Baker

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) MidAmerica Nazarene, L 30-33 (3-3) at Avila (Mo.), W 37-20 (4-3) Oct. 22 — Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Nov. 5 — Benedictine Nov. 12 — at Graceland (Iowa)

Haskell

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) at Southwestern, L 0-65 (0-6) Quincy (Ill.), L 3-34 (0-7) Oct. 22 — St. Francis (Ill.) Oct. 29 — Robert Morris (Ill.) Nov. 5 — at Waldorf (Iowa) Nov. 12 — Trinity Bible (N.D.)

Sunflower League

W L PF PA LgeOvl Dis Olathe S 6 0 216 114 6-0 6-0 0-0 Olathe N 5 1 232 91 5-1 5-1 0-0 Olathe East 5 1 179 137 5-1 5-1 0-0 Lawrence 4 2 185 96 4-2 4-2 0-0 Free State 4 2 152 89 4-2 4-2 0-0 SM East 3 3 132 117 3-3 3-3 0-0 Olathe NW 3 3 218 212 3-3 3-3 0-0 SM West 3 3 153 169 3-3 3-3 0-0 SM South 1 5 170 233 1-5 1-5 0-0 SM NW 1 5 119 207 1-5 1-5 0-0 SM North 1 5 93 213 1-5 1-5 0-0 Leavenworth 0 6 59 220 0-6 0-6 0-0 Last Week’s Games SM East 14, Free State 12 Olathe Northwest 49, SM North 40 Olathe South 28, Olathe North 10 Lawrence 42, SM South 17 Olathe East 37, SM Northwest 20 SM West 41, Leavenworth 14 Thursday’s Games Free State at Olathe Northwest Olathe South at Blue Valley Northwest Friday’s Games Lawrence at Olathe North Blue Valley West at Olathe East SM East at Blue Valley North SM South at SM West SM North at SM Northwest Leavenworth at KC Wyandotte

UP AND OVER

X Sunday, October 9, 2011 Tuesday’s Games New York 2, Los Angeles 0 Thursday’s Games Vancouver 3, Real Salt Lake 0 Saturday’s Games San Jose 2, New England 1 Philadelphia at Seattle FC, 10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games FC Dallas at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. D.C. United at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Friday’s Games Real Salt Lake at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. Houston at Portland, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 15 New York at Sporting Kansas City, 3 p.m. Toronto FC at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Columbus at New England, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. Vancouver at FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Seattle FC, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16 Chivas USA at Los Angeles, 8 p.m.

U.S. Men’s National Team

2011 Schedule (Won 5, Lost 6, Tied 3) Jan. 22 — United States 1, Chile 1 March 26 — United States 1, Argentina 1 March 29 — Paraguay 1, United States 0 June 4 — Spain 4, United States 0 a-June 7 — United States 2, Canada 0 a-June 11 — Panama 2, United States 1 a-June 14 — United States 1, Guadeloupe 0 a-June 19 — United States 2, Jamaica 0 a-June 22 — United States 1, Panama 0 a-June 25 — Mexico 4, United States 2 Aug. 10 — United States 1, Mexico 1 Sept. 2 — Costa Rica 1, United States 0 Sept. 6 — Belgium 1, United States 0 Saturday — United States 1, Honduras 0 Tuesday — vs. Ecuador at Harrison, N.J., 6:11 p.m. Nov. 11 — possible exhibition Nov. 15 — possible exhibition a-CONCACAF Gold Cup

College Women Beth Hall/AP Photo

AUBURN RUNNING BACK TRE MASON (21) JUMPS over Arkansas linebacker Alonzo Highsmith during the first half on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas won, 38-14.

Frontier League

W L PF PA LgeOvl Dis Eudora 5 1 133 48 4-0 5-1 0-0 Paola 5 1 206 48 3-1 5-1 0-0 De Soto 4 2 95 78 4-2 4-2 0-0 Baldwin 4 2 168 143 2-2 4-2 0-0 Louisburg 2 4 219 116 1-3 2-4 0-0 Spring Hill 3 3 139 142 1-3 2-4 0-0 Ottawa 1 5 58 168 0-4 1-5 0-0 Last Week’s Games Paola 48, St. James Academy 12 Eudora 46, Anderson County 0 DeSoto 20, Ottawa 14 Baldwin 34, Louisburg 33 Spring Hill 28, Valley Center 6 Friday’s Games Santa Fe Trail at Eudora Osawatomie at Paola De Soto at KC Ward Baldwin at Ottawa Spring Hill at Lousiburg

Other Area Teams

W L PF PA Dis McLouth 6 0 290 31 0-0 Veritas 6 0 330 108 0-0 Wellsville 6 0 295 80 0-0 Mill Valley 5 1 254 131 0-0 Perry-Lecompt 5 1 199 107 0-0 Tonganoxie 1 5 92 211 0-0 Santa Fe Trail 0 6 96 252 0-0 Oskaloosa 0 6 40 248 0-0 Last Week’s Games McLouth 47, Horton 6 Wellsville 74, Prairie View 26 Basehor-Linwood 42, Mill Valley 21 Holton 47, Perry-Lecompton 0 Veritas 60, KC East Christian 0 Lansing 37, Tonganoxie 7 Sabetha 48, Santa Fe Trail 16 Maur Hill 47, Oskaloosa 6 Friday’s Games Pleasant Ridge at McLouth Wellsville at Uniontown Cair Paravel at Veritas Bishop Miege at Mill Valley Perry-Lecompton at Tonganoxie Santa Fe Trail at Eudora Immaculata at Oskaloosa

Lawrence High

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) SM East, 31-0 (3-2) SM South, 42-17 (4-2) Oct. 14 — at Olathe North Oct. 21 — Olathe NW Oct. 28 — at Free State

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) SM North, W 35-0 (4-1) at SM East, L 12-14 (4-2) Oct. 13 — at Olathe NW Oct. 21 — Olathe North Oct. 28 — LHS

College

Haskell Indian Nations University Invite Saturday in Lawrence Men’s 8K Team results: 1. Emporia State 41, 2. Park 46, 3. St. Mary 104, 4. Ottawa 113, 5. Missouri Valley 140, 6. Benedictine 154, 7. Haskell 154, 8. Highland Community College 162. Medalist: Daniel Tubei, Park University (24:59). Kansas results: 4. Brendan Soucie 26:21, 6. Sean Proehl 26:34, 8. Ben Wilson 26:51, 16. Colin Jokisch 27:29. Haskell results: 12. Thomas Zunie, 27:17, 25. Brannon Wallace 28:01, 61. Harlan Harvey 31:24, 63. Kordre White Dog 31:45, 72. Angelo James, 32:51, 77. Bryn Fragu 34:40, 79. Gabe White Shield 37:08. Women’s 5K Team results: 1. Park 33, 2. Emporia State 74, 3. Benedictine 113, 4. Haskell 124, 5. Ottawa 127, 6. Missouri Valley 134, 7. St. Mary’s 149 pts.; 8. Highland 155, 9. Longview 214, 10. St. Mary 268. Medalist: Katie Mona, Emporia State (18:29). Kansas results: 2. Devin Wiegers 19:29, 4. Madison Moser 19:42. Haskell results: 6. Talisa Budder 19:46, 20. Samantha Taylor 21:31, 29. Christina Belone 21:47, 42. Aspen Bell 22:52, 44. Candice Yazzie 22:54, 51. Lightfeather Jake 23:33, 57. Cleah Bowekaty 23:59, 62. Maria Cado 24:28.

High School

Haskell Indian Nations University Invite Saturday in Lawrence Boys Varsity 5K Team results: 1. Free State 37, 2. Olathe East 43, 3. Cheyenne Eagle Butte 61, 4. Shawnee Mission Northwest 107, 5. Shawnee Mission East, 127, 6. Riverside 147. Medalist: Dysan Lends His Horse, Cheyenne Eagle Butte, 16:16.

Free State results: 2. Kain Anderson 16:22, 4. Kamp Wiebe 16:47, 7. Jonathan Volkin 17:19, 10. John Corbett 17:36, 14. Phillip Bradshaw 17:46, 17. Dylan Aul 17:51, 31. Connor Ballenger 18:37. Girls Varsity 4K Team results: 1. Olathe East 26, 2. Free State 37, 3. Shawnee Mission East 83, 4. Shawnee Mission Northwest 115, 5. Cheyenne Eagle Butte 124, 6. Riverside 160. Medalist: Brenna McDannold, Olathe East, (15:22). Free State results: 2. Lynn Robinson 15:36, 5. Rosemary Newsome 16:15, 10. Molly McCord 16:30, 11. Bailey Sullivan 16:38, 12. Laura Wethington 16:41, 14. Olivia Loney 16:50, 29. Jenna Katherine Giele 17:54.High School Shawnee Mission West Invitational Saturday at Shawnee Mission Park Lawrence High Results Boys Seniors: 1. Zach Andregg 16:46, 2. Nathan Stringer 17:01, 3. Reid Hildenbrand 17:16, 12. Dylan Orth 19:18, 23. Noel Fisher 20:39. Juniors: 1. Gavin Fischer 16:38, 8. Chester Lewis 18:21, 15. Philip Gabler 19:10, 43. Patrick Bennett 23:22. Sophomores: 6. Eddie Wilson 19:06, 7. Tim Schraad 19:43, 35. John Eakes 21:54, 42. David Allen 22:37, 47. Caleb Axlund 23:13. Freshmen: 4. Keegan Matheis 19:24, 7. Taylor Smith 19:55, 15. Ivan Davidson 20:14, 35. Jack Rischer 22:14, 38. Nate Hulse 22:42, 40. Tanner Smith 23:15. Girls Seniors: 13. Payton Covert 18:42, 17. Alex Axlund 19:52, 23. Allison McFall 24:45, 28. Maddie Easley 23:00. Juniors: 3. Grace Morgan 16:19, 9. Emily McEntire 17:22, 22. Macey Rhoades 19:42, 25. Tori Ritchie 20:28, 27. Tara Rasing 20:45, 33. Morgan Schneider 21:27, 34. Lupita Elias 21:29, 36. Zoe Fincher 21:33, 38. Mallory Thompson 22:10. Sophomores: 2. Laura Neilsen 17:50, 15. Grace Hoy 20:32. Freshmen: 2. Leah Gabler 16:15, 6. Riley Shook 17:01, 10. Caitlin Lewis 17:35, 11. Mallory McFall 17:42, 12. Taylor Harris 17:54, 25. Emily Laughlin 19:02.

Rakuten Japan Open

Saturday at Ariake Colosseum Tokyo Purse: $1,341,000 (WT500) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Mardy Fish (4), United States, 7-5, 6-1. Andy Murray (2), Britain, def. David Ferrer (3), Spain, 6-2, 6-3. Doubles Semifinals Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Filip Polasek (4), Slovakia, def. Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares, Brazil, 3-6, 7-5, 10-7 tiebreak. Andy and Jamie Murray, Britain, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, and Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-3, 1-6, 10-6 tiebreak.

High School

Class 4A Regional Saturday at De Soto Team scoring: St. James 22, Topeka Hayden 12, Wamego 6, De Soto 5, Baldwin 3, Hiawatha 3, Spring Hill 3, KC Sumner 2, Atchison 1, PerryLecompton 1, Bonner Springs. Singles Champion: Bree Honer, St. James def. Grace Schaffer, St. James 6-0, 6-1. De Soto results: Paige Williams lost to Schaffer 7-5, 6-2; def. Paige Hunter, Topeka Hayden 6-3, 6-2; Placed 3rd. Perry-Lecompton results: Emily Mulvihill lost to Clarissa Harvey, KC Sumner 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Champion: Myers-Pelter, Topeka Hayden def. Alderson-Page, Wamego 6-4, 6-2. Baldwin results: Berg-Finucane lost to Gilliland-King, Spring Hill 6-4, 6-2; Schwartz-Hoegerl def. Comstock-McCaffrey 6-1, 6-2; lost to Gilliland-King 4-6, 6-3, 6-4; Placed 6th.

High school

SOPHOMORES Sunflower League Tournament Free State results: def. Lawrence 25-15, 25-10; def. SM North 25-12, 25-13; def. Olathe East 25-17, 23-25, 15-9; def. Olathe Northwest; lost to Olathe South 17-25, 25-15, 13-15. Placed second. Next for Free State: At Mill Valley on Monday.

High School

Newton Invitational Saturday Team scores — Free State 101.2, Olathe South 97.675, Newton 94.95, Lawrence 86.425, Emporia 78.7, Olathe North 75.025. All-around — 1. Jackie Zaitz LFS 35.275, 2. Senna Hargett OS 34.525, 3. Grace Bartle LFS 34.325, 4. Riley Roberts N 33.325, 5. Megan Williams OS 32.55, 6. Haven Helfrich N 31.8. Vault — 1. Hargett OS 9.2, 2. (tie) Roberts N 9.1, Zaitz LFS 9.1, 4. (tie) Bartle LFS 8.8, Rachel Jongsma ON 8.8, 6. M.Williams OS 8.7. Balance beam — 1. Zaitz LFS 8.75, 2. Hargett OS 8.25, 3. M.Williams OS 8.1, 4. Roberts N 8.05, 5. Helfrich N 8.0, 6. Bartle LFS 7.9. Uneven parallel bars — 1. Zaitz LFS 9.225, 2. Hargett OS 8.775, 3. Bartle LFS 8.725, 4. Roberts N 8.125, 5. Hannah Moran LFS 7.65, 6. Helfrich N 7.55. Floor exercise — 1. Bartle LFS 8.9, 2. M.Williams OS 8.4, 3. Hargett OS 8.3, 4. Abbie Davies E 8.25, 5. (tie) Alisha LaFave N 8.2, Zaitz LFS 8.2.

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OTPtsGF GA d-Buffalo 2 2 0 0 4 8 3 d-Philadelphia 2 2 0 0 4 5 1 d-Toronto 2 2 0 0 4 8 5 d-Florida 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 d-Washington 1 1 0 0 2 4 3 Pittsburgh 1 1 0 0 2 4 3 Boston 2 1 1 0 2 5 3 Tampa Bay 2 1 1 0 2 6 5 N.Y. Rangers 2 0 0 2 2 3 5 Carolina 2 0 1 1 1 4 9 Winnipeg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Montreal 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 N.Y. Islanders 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 New Jersey 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 Ottawa 2 0 2 0 0 8 11 WESTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OTPtsGF GA d-Detroit 2 2 0 0 4 8 3 d-Nashville 2 2 0 0 4 7 4 d-Minnesota 1 1 0 0 2 4 2 d-Dallas 2 1 1 0 2 4 6 d-Los Angeles 2 1 1 0 2 5 6 Chicago 2 1 1 0 2 6 4 Anaheim 2 1 1 0 2 3 5 Vancouver 1 0 0 1 1 3 4 Calgary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Edmonton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Phoenix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 San Jose 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 St. Louis 1 0 1 0 0 2 4 Columbus 2 0 2 0 0 4 7 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. d-division leader Saturday’s Games Anaheim 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, SO Buffalo 4, Los Angeles 2 Boston 4, Tampa Bay 1 Toronto 6, Ottawa 5 Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 0 Washington 4, Carolina 3, OT Florida 2, N.Y. Islanders 0 Nashville 4, St. Louis 2 Minnesota 4, Columbus 2 Chicago 5, Dallas 2 Detroit 3, Colorado 0 Pittsburgh at Calgary, (n) Phoenix at San Jose, (n) Today’s Games Montreal at Winnipeg, 4 p.m. Pittsburgh at Edmonton, 8 p.m. Monday’s Games Colorado at Boston, noon Carolina at New Jersey, noon Minnesota at N.Y. Islanders, noon Calgary at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 5 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 6 p.m. Vancouver at Columbus, 6 p.m.

MLS

EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting KC 11 9 12 45 47 40 Philadelphia 10 7 14 44 41 34 Columbus 12 12 8 44 38 41 New York 9 7 16 43 49 42 Houston 10 9 13 43 40 40 D.C. 9 10 11 38 46 46 Chicago 7 8 16 37 40 40 Toronto FC 6 13 13 31 33 56 New England 5 15 12 27 36 53 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA x-Los Angeles 18 4 10 64 46 25 x-Seattle 16 6 9 57 51 33 x-Real Salt Lak 15 11 6 51 43 35 FC Dallas 13 11 7 46 36 34 Colorado 11 9 12 45 42 40 Portland 11 13 7 40 38 44 Chivas USA 8 12 12 36 40 39 San Jose 7 11 14 35 35 41 Vancouver 5 16 10 25 32 50 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth

Big 12 Standings Conf. All games W L T W L T Oklahoma St. 4 0 0 15 0 0 Texas A&M 4 1 0 10 5 0 Texas Tech 2 1 1 8 4 2 Texas 3 2 0 9 4 0 Baylor 2 1 1 10 2 2 Kansas 1 3 0 8 6 0 Missouri 1 3 0 10 5 0 Iowa State 0 3 0 6 6 1 Oklahoma 0 3 0 5 9 0 Friday’s Games Baylor 3, Kansas 1 Oklahoma State 1, Iowa State 0 Missouri 4, SIUE 0 Texas 2, Oklahoma 0 Texas A&M 2, Texas Tech 0 Today’s Games Kansas at Creighton, 1 p.m. San Diego St. at Texas, 1 p.m. Baylor at Iowa State, 5 p.m. Texas Tech at TCU, 7 p.m. Saturday at Baldwin City NO. 19 BAKER 3, GRACELAND 2 Baker highlights: Jordan Dolbin 2 goals; Ashley Ukena goal. Baker record: 7-2. Graceland record: 4-4-3. Next for Baker: Oct. 12 at MidAmerica Nazarene.

College Men

Saturday at Baldwin City BAKER 4, GRACELAND 0 Baker highlights: Tom Lowndes two goals; Nick Ebmeyer, Richard Klein goals. Baker record: 11-0. Graceland record: 7-3-1. Next for Baker: Oct. 12 at MidAmerica Nazarene.

BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB-Suspended New York Yankees minor league RHP Daniel Gil (TampaFSL) 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug; and Philadelphia minor league RHP Ronald Mendez (Venezuela SL) and LHP Audrys Mora (Venezuela SL) 25 games apiece for violating baseball’s drug policy. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES-Announced Andy MacPhail has elected not to return as President of Baseball Operations for the 2012 season. Frontier League RIVER CITY RASCALS-Signed SS Bobby Burk and RHP Tony Marsala to contract extensions. Signed RHP Jason Pankau. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERSSigned LHP Shawn Gilblair. FOOTBALL National Football League NEW YORK JETS-Placed LB Bryan Thomas on season-ending injured reserve. Signed LB Eddie Jones from the practice squad. OAKLAND RAIDERS-Placed LB Ricky Brown on injured reserve. Activated FB Manase Tonga from the practice squad. HOCKEY National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Recalled F Marcus Kruger from Rockford (AHL). Assigned F Brandon Pirri to Rockford. COLORADO AVALANCHE-Traded D Kyle Cumiskey to the Anaheim Ducks for D Jake Newton and a conditional draft pick. DETROIT RED WINGS-Recalled D Brendan Smith from Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL). Placed D Mike Commodore on the 7-day injured reserve list. MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned D Joe Callahan to Hamilton (AHL). ECHL ELMIRA JACKALS-Announced G Marco Cousineau was assigned to the team by Syracuse (AHL). Signed F Riley Armstrong. READING ROYALS-Announced G Karel St. Laurent was assigned to the team by Providence (AHL).

Nationwide Kansas Lottery 300

Saturday at Kansas Speedway Kansas City Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 200 laps, 150 rating, 0 points, $68,175. 2. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 200, 122.5, 0, $69,550. 3. (12) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 200, 114.4, 41, $55,893. 4. (4) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 200, 117.2, 0, $33,150. 5. (9) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200, 104.3, 39, $35,318. 6. (19) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 200, 93.9, 0, $24,000. 7. (8) Joey Logano, Toyota, 200, 110.7, 0, $22,950. 8. (14) Brian Vickers, Chevrolet, 200, 94.9, 0, $21,850. 9. (17) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 200, 91.3, 35, $27,228. 10. (3) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 200, 95, 34, $29,443. 11. (21) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 200, 84.5, 33, $26,068. 12. (7) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 200, 100.9, 33, $25,318. 13. (10) Jason Leffler, Chevrolet, 200, 92.9, 32, $25,218. 14. (6) David Stremme, Chevrolet, 200, 85.5, 0, $25,758. 15. (15) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 200, 76.7, 29, $24,573.

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16. (25) Michael Annett, Toyota, 200, 78.1, 28, $23,863. 17. (5) Brian Scott, Toyota, 200, 96, 27, $23,753. 18. (28) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 200, 74.3, 0, $23,043. 19. (11) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 200, 79.1, 25, $23,033. 20. (16) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 199, 72.1, 24, $23,348. 21. (13) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 199, 68.1, 23, $23,263. 22. (23) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 199, 67, 22, $22,403. 23. (27) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 199, 63.4, 22, $22,668. 24. (32) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 199, 54.2, 20, $22,158. 25. (18) Blake Koch, Dodge, 198, 55.1, 19, $22,648. 26. (24) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 198, 55.4, 18, $15,445. 27. (33) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, 198, 50.3, 17, $21,803. 28. (37) Kevin Lepage, Chevrolet, 197, 47.6, 16, $15,615. 29. (41) Joey Gase, Ford, 196, 46.6, 15, $21,533. 30. (39) Derrike Cope, Dodge, 193, 40.5, 14, $21,723. 31. (36) Eric McClure, Chevrolet, 188, 37.7, 13, $21,288. 32. (42) Angela Cope, Chevrolet, accident, 167, 41, 12, $21,178. 33. (40) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, engine, 138, 43.3, 11, $14,600. 34. (31) Timmy Hill, Ford, engine, 87, 58.2, 10, $20,958. 35. (35) Matt Carter, Ford, suspension, 18, 39.2, 9, $14,380. 36. (22) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, overheating, 13, 42.9, 8, $14,270. 37. (38) Carl Long, Ford, rear gear, 13, 37.1, 7, $14,150. 38. (34) Johnny Chapman, Chevrolet, vibration, 12, 36.1, 6, $14,090. 39. (26) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, ignition, 10, 40.5, 5, $13,940. 40. (30) Charles Lewandoski, Chevrolet, vibration, 5, 34.9, 4, $13,830. 41. (20) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, vibration, 3, 35, 3, $13,725. 42. (29) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, vibration, 3, 33.4, 0, $13,520. 43. (43) J.J. Yeley, Ford, electrical, 2, 31.8, 0, $13,413. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 125.757 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 23 minutes, 8 seconds. Margin of Victory: 2.795 seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 30 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: C.Edwards 1-2; B.Keselowski 3-41; J.Clements 42; C.Edwards 43-44; B.Keselowski 45-89; A.Almirola 90-100; B.Keselowski 101175; J.Leffler 176-178; C.Edwards 179186; B.Keselowski 187-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): B.Keselowski, 4 times for 173 laps; C.Edwards, 3 times for 12 laps; A.Almirola, 1 time for 11 laps; J.Leffler, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Clements, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. R.Stenhouse Jr., 1,064; 2. E.Sadler, 1,044; 3. R.Sorenson, 994; 4. A.Almirola, 984; 5. J.Allgaier, 972; 6. J.Leffler, 916; 7. K.Wallace, 866; 8. S.Wallace, 839; 9. B.Scott, 838; 10. M.Annett, 832.

Hollywood Casino 400

Today at Kansas Speedway Kansas City Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 174.887 mph. 2. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 174.571. 3. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 174.447. 4. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 174.436. 5. (4) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 174.413. 6. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 174.317. 7. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 174.222. 8. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 174.126. 9. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 174.092. 10. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 174.048. 11. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 174.031. 12. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 174.02. 13. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 173.863. 14. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 173.617. 15. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 173.606. 16. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 173.527. 17. (22) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 173.327. 18. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 173.238. 19. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 173.182. 20. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 173.171. 21. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 173.066. 22. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 172.944. 23. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 172.933. 24. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 172.889. 25. (46) Scott Speed, Ford, 172.866. 26. (98) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 172.723. 27. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 172.607. 28. (55) J.J. Yeley, Ford, 172.568. 29. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 172.535. 30. (34) David Gilliland, Ford, 172.43. 31. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 172.397. 32. (30) David Stremme, Chevrolet, 172.177. 33. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 172.161. 34. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 171.936. 35. (71) Andy Lally, Ford, 171.86. 36. (38) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 171.521. 37. (13) Casey Mears, Toyota, 171.429. 38. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 170.989. 39. (7) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 170.837. 40. (66) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 170.53. 41. (51) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 170.481. 42. (32) Mike Bliss, Ford, Owner Points. 43. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 170.148. Failed to Qualify 44. (95) David Starr, Ford, 170.068. 45. (37) Josh Wise, Ford, 169.614. 46. (60) Mike Skinner, Toyota, 168.914.

PGA-Frys.com Open

Saturday at CordeValle Golf Club Course San Martin, Calif. Purse: $5 million Yardage: 7,368 ; Par: 71 (a-amateur) Third Round Briny Baird 67-69-64—200 Paul Casey 70-64-68—202 Ernie Els 69-66-67—202 Adam Hadwin 71-68-64—203 Charlie Wi 72-67-64—203 Bryce Molder 71-67-65—203 Bud Cauley 69-66-68—203 John Rollins 69-70-65—204 Josh Teater 71-68-66—205 Jim Renner 75-68-62—205 Chris Stroud 71-66-68—205 Will MacKenzie 73-70-62—205 Kevin Na 69-72-65—206 Brandt Jobe 69-72-65—206 Roland Thatcher 69-70-67—206 David Mathis 73-67-66—206 Brendan Steele 67-71-68—206 Shane Bertsch 70-68-68—206 Matt McQuillan 70-68-68—206 Garrett Willis 67-69-70—206 Nathan Green 72-64-70—206 Cameron Percy 71-69-67—207 Sunghoon Kang 70-68-69—207 Spencer Levin 71-67-69—207


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SPORTS

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Colts, Chiefs similar

THE DEALS ARE ON

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K.C., Indy have slow starts in common By Michael Marot Associated Press Sports Writer

INDIANAPOLIS — Chiefs coach Todd Haley and Colts coach Jim Caldwell have followed the same path into this week’s game. Both became NFL head coaches in 2009. Both won division titles in 2010. Both have seen their teams struggle so badly the first month of 2011, they’re now being lumped into talk about the Andrew Luck Sweepstakes. Both have had to contend with an array of debilitating injuries, and neither expects to be earn sympathy on any given Sunday. The cold, hard truth is that they’re still measured by victories. “You feel for the players that go down because these guys invest so much in their teams,” Haley said. “As far as the outside, nobody really does care. You don’t get a ‘pass-go card.’ You have to figure out a way to get results in a result business.” That mission has become increasingly more complicated this season. Kansas City (1-3) has already lost running back Jamaal Charles, safety Eric Berry and tight end Tony Moeaki with season-ending injuries, and six players are on injured reserve. That’s derailed expectations of being a contender this year. Hey, at least the Chiefs broke out of the NFL’s winless pack with five field goals and a touchdown in a 22-17 victory over winless Minnesota. Caldwell empathizes because things have been even worse for Indy (0-4). Peyton Manning hasn’t played a down since undergoing neck surgery in May. The Colts have lost two defensive starters with seasonending shoulder injuries, a defensive tackle with an ankle injury, and will likely be missing their top two left tackles today. The coaching staff is playing musical chairs with what was already a young offensive line that must protect Curtis Painter from big hits because Kerry Collins is still recovering from a concussion. And the usually fast-starting Colts hope to avoid their first five-game losing streak since 2001 and their first 0-5 start since 1997. It’s a major change. “The feeling in the locker room being 0-4 is obviously different,” defensive end Dwight Freeney said. “Does it mean the season is over? No, but it’s definitely not a great feeling.” For more than a decade, the Colts were the NFL’s poster child for success and stability.

CHIEFS-COLTS AT A GLANCE KICKOFF — noon today, Indianapolis OPENING LINE — Colts by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Kansas City 2-2; Indianapolis 2-2 SERIES RECORD — Colts lead 13-7 LAST MEETING — Colts beat Chiefs 19-9, Oct. 10, 2010 LAST WEEK — Chiefs beat Vikings 22-17; Colts lost at Tampa Bay 24-17 CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (14), PASS (30) CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (21T), RUSH (26), PASS (17) COLTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (30), RUSH (28), PASS (26T) COLTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (28), PASS (20) STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Chiefs averaging 131.1 yards rushing per game on road since 2009. ... Matt Cassel has produced passer ratings over 100 each of past two weeks. Manning never missed a start. Indy won at least 10 games in nine straight seasons and made the playoffs a record-tying nine consecutive times — streaks now in serious jeopardy. Changes on the coaching staff and in the front office were rare, and controversy was virtually nonexistent. Even now, with losses mounting, the exasperation expressed by fans has yet to impact the Colts’ locker room. “The only way to get back to winning is to work hard,” longtime center Jeff Saturday said. “You can’t fold up or back down. Nobody is going to feel sorry for you, and nobody cares who doesn’t play on your team. The message I tell the guys? Show up ready to work and play hard. Give yourself a chance to win the fourth quarter.” The losing has taken its toll in Kansas City. Haley and quarterback Matt Cassel have downplayed last week’s sideline confrontation. It’s not the first time they’ve dealt with infighting this season. Receiver Jon Baldwin, the Chiefs’ first-round pick, could finally get a chance to make his NFL debut. He’s been out since hurting his right thumb in an altercation with a teammate during training camp. He finally made it back for his first full practice Wednesday. His return comes just in time to make the trip to Indy,

... WR Steve Breaston has receptions of at least 40 yards in Chiefs’ last two games. ... Kansas City punt returner Javier Arenas averaging 20.7 yards on returns, second best in NFL. ... Tamba Hali leads AFC with four sacks. ... Indy has won three straight in series and 5-0 vs. Chiefs in Indianapolis. Colts last home loss to Chiefs was Dec. 21, 1980. ... Colts haven’t lost five straight since 2001 and haven’t started 0-5 since 1997. ... Curtis Painter expected to make second NFL start after becoming first player since Bengals’ Jeff Blake in 1994 with two 50-plus yard TD passes in first NFL start. ... Joseph Addai’s 230 yards rushing is his highest total through four games since 2007. ... Addai needs two TDs to record 50th score in Colts career, which would tie Jimmy Orr for No. 9 in club history. ... DE Dwight Freeney needs three sacks to become 26th player in league with 100 sacks in career. the only current NFL city that the Chiefs are winless. But Cassel figures it will take more than an attitude adjustment or good fortune to beat the reeling Colts on their home turf. The Chiefs haven’t done that since 1980 when the Colts franchise was still located in Baltimore, and there is good reason for Cassel to be concerned — namely Indy’s pass rushers. “Those guys are truly the best in the game at what they do,” he said of Pro Bowl defensive ends Robert Mathis and Freeney. “Our offensive line did a great job of blocking those guys and giving me time to throw, and it’ll be another big challenge for them this week.” Indy faces the same kind of obstacles. Its inexperienced, makeshift line must contend with one of the league’s elite pass rushers in Tamba Hali, a defensive coordinator (Romeo Crennel) who knows how to stop the Colts from his years in New England, and an offense still trying to get in sync without Manning. But Caldwell, like Haley, insists the season is not lost, no matter what outsiders think. “We’re very close and the guys are fighting and scratching,” Caldwell said. “I think we’re doing a lot of things well, but not consistently enough. There is a very thin line between winning and losing and we have to tip that scale.”

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STYLE SCOUT by Caitlin Donnelly

THE SHOW

Minjun Hunag

Plot: A comedy by Ken Ludwig that places Puck and Oberon, two fairies from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” into 1930s Hollywood during a film shoot by Max Reinhardt. Where: Crafton-Preyer Theatre. When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13-15; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16 Price: $18 for the public; $17 for seniors, KU faculty and staff; $10 for students.

Age: 25 Sign: Sagittarius Relationship Status: Single Hometown: Los Angeles Time in Lawrence: One month Occupation: Student What were you doing when scouted? Grabbing lunch, then going shopping.

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CAST MEMBERS JULIE MILLER, PLAYING PUCK, AND TAYLOR GEIMAN, PLAYING OBERON, rehearse Tuesday for KU Theatre’s production of “Shakesepeare in Hollywood” at the Crafton-Preyer Theatre.

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KU Theatre takes Shakespeare’s ‘Dream’ characters to Hollywood By Ben Pfeiffer

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The first dress rehearsal starts in 15 minutes, and the cast is spread out on couches in the basement beneath Crafton-Preyer Theatre; they call it the Green Room. The actors and crew members talk over one another, fine-tuning lines, blocking, reacting to the scenes they’ve been practicing. They joke to relieve the tension. Several are waiting for emergency modifications to their costumes and makeup. There’s an unmistakable anticipation as they wait for their director, Mechele Leon, to relay some last-minute changes. Next week, these students will take the stage in “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” the first play of the KU theater department’s 2011–2012 season. The play reimagines two fairies, Oberon and Puck, characters from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

CHRISTIAN JOHANNING plays Tarzan in KU Theatre’s production of “Shakespeare in Hollywood.” The author, Ken Ludwig, conceived the story as a farce set in Hollywood circa 1934, during a film shoot directed by Max Reinhardt, a historical figure who did in fact direct an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for legendary producer Jack Warner, one of the Warner brothers. Julie Miller, who plays Puck, says the mischief begins when

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Shakespeare’s famous fairies are cast as themselves in Reinhardt’s film adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “It’s taking Oberon and Puck and placing them in the wrong wood: Hollywood,” says Miller. “So they’re the characters you might expect, but with different motivations. It’s a comedy, it’s slapstick and it’s fun. In this play, Oberon does

fall in love with a mortal. And Puck, for instance, he looks at Hollywood in all of its wonder, and kind of falls into the Hollywood trap. He wants to establish a new life there.” “It’s funny that it’s all based in fact, but there are still fictional characters, and it’s still a fictional story,” says John StaPlease see KU THEATRE, page 2C

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I think it’s time I change my job description at the Journal-World from still photographer to visual journalist. I’ll estimate that our staff now spends 35 to 50 percent of our time gathering, editing and producing video for online content. We’ve transitioned from being single-shot storytellers to weavers of multimedia information. Fortunately, some of the tools and techniques used to produce good still photography are the same to succeed in video storytelling. My cameras are Canons, an EOS 5D Mark II and a 7D. They not only capture large still frame files, but also

record gorgeous HD video. Filmmakers are so impressed with the cameras’ video capabilities that they’ve been used in TV and movie productions. The 2010 season finale of the popular TV show “House” was filmed entirely with the Canon 5D Mark II. If you are new to video, own a pointand-shoot with video capability or are exploring video with similar gear, here are some tips from someone also exploring the new world of multimedia storytelling. Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photos 1. When filming subjects that are BECAUSE JOURNAL-WORLD PHOTOGRAPHERS now shoot video for stationary it is wise to use a trionline content, our gear has evolved. While we still use digital pod. Shaky footage is distracting. single-lens reflex cameras, they now include HD video capabilities. On this camera I have added a shotgun microphone and a special Please see VIDEO, page 2C video viewfinder.


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Schwarzenegger inaugurates his museum in Austria By George Jahn Associated Press

THAL, AUSTRIA — For a day at least, Arnold Schwarzenegger could forget about his messy divorce and bask in the adulation of a sympathetic crowd. As an oom-pah band played, the action starturned-politician inaugurated a museum dedicated to him in his native Austria, setting off cheers Friday as he pulled a string to unveil a bronze statue of a young Arnie flexing in the skintight trunks of his Mr. Universe days. It’s a far cry from the kind of reception he’s getting in the United States. Schwarzenegger is under fire back home since acknowledging this year that he fathered a child with a woman who worked as his family’s housekeeper. The revelation led Maria Shriver, his wife of 25 years, to file for divorce. He’s now in the headlines these days more for his personal problems than his professional exploits as body builder, Hollywood star and California governor. There was little criticism Friday, however, as he returned to the village of Thal, near the southern city Graz, to formally open the Schwarzenegger museum in the more than two-century-old house of his birth. In words and actions, it was clear that Austria’s most famous living son preferred to dwell on the accomplishments of the past rather than deal with the painful present — and that his adoring fans were ready to play the game. Those close enough to see him among the hundreds who braved driving rain and an autumn chill cheered and whistled in appreciation as he uncovered the 2 1/2 meter (8-foot) Schwarzenegger bronze, set up close to the museum entrance. The statue is one of seven commissioned by Schwarzenegger this year and cast by an Oregon company, perhaps a prelude to plans for similar sites elsewhere. Even if some in the crowd knew that the Schwarzenegger likeness was not unique, they didn’t seem to care. Bodyguards had to pry a path through people holding an umbrella in one hand and trying to touch their idol with the other, cheering and calling out “Arnie,” as he passed by. The museum also avoids reference to Schwarzenegger’s out-of-wedlock child and his pending divorce, with displays that end at his terms as California governor. Open

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ARTS NOTES Call for artists The Douglas County Treasurer is looking for 12 artists for an exhibit planned for the first and second floors of the County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Four artists will be featured in the rotunda gallery on the second floor and an additional eight will be featured downstairs in the Treasurer’s Gallery. Interested artists should bring sample work to the office no later than 4 p.m. on Oct. 19. Contact Paula Gilchrist at 8325275 for more information.

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KU alumnus back for movie screening Kansas University graduate Jon O’Neal returns to campus Oct. 16 to screen his film “Au Pair, Kansas” at the Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. The screening will follow O’neal’s screenwriting workshop, which takes place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Spencer. “Au Pair, Kansas” will screen at 3:30 p.m. O’Neal will field questions from the audience after the film.

KU Youth Chorus begins Oct. 13

The KU Youth Chorus begins its fall season with a brief Art collective Postcommodinformational meeting for all ity debuted the new exhibit parents and children interested “The Night Is Filled With The in the choir on Oct. 13. Harmonics of Suburban DiviThe choir is for children sions” Friday at the Lawrence grades 4-8 and is non-audition, Arts Center, 940 N.H. meaning that any student The exhibit, which focuses interested can join. on water, energy and sustainThe season consists of a ability policies, is the work of varied rehearsal schedule Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Marbefore it culminates in a tínez, Kade L. Twist and Nathan concert on May 3 that is Young and is “An amplified free to the public. Debra hydro-feedback system.” Hedden of the music eduIn concert with the exhibit, AP Photos cation and music therapy Haskell Indian Nations UniverAUSTRIAN BORN ACTOR and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger drinks a glass department directs. sity professor Dan Wildcat of of wine during a stroll last week through Graz, Austria. Schwarzenegger was born in nearby To attend the informational and Kansas University profesThal, Austria. The sculpture below is at his new museum. meeting, stop by 328 Murphy sor John Hoopes will conduct a Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, at water rights discussion panel 4:30 p.m. Schwarzenegger made only a symbol of will ... everyone at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the arts passing reference to the un- has a chance.” center. welcome media attention With Schwarzenegger was focused on him back home Patrick, one of his sons from because of his affair and its his marriage with Shriver, subsequent complications, and in fleeting reference to urging young people seeking happier times, Schwarzenegsuccess to view him as a role ger described “the wedding poverty and hunger. model. with Maria” as one of the Deja vu on CMT Lily is a 7-year-old who talks It was a message that days “that I remember with NEW YORK (AP) — CMT’s to viewers about insecurity would likely have flopped great fondness.” over whether her family will in the United States because Even before his private life second annual Artists of the of the unflattering publicity came up for criticism, how- Year event will look a bit famil- have enough to eat. The puppet goes to a pantry for food in the wake of his affair. But ever, Schwarzenegger’s cult iar: Three of last year’s honorand also volunteers there. it worked in Thal. His Aus- status in Austria took some ees will be feted once again. Lady Antebellum, Taylor “Sesame Street” executive trian fans, some soaking after knocks because of his supstanding in the rain for four port of the Iraq war and the Swift and Jason Aldean will be Jeanette Betancourt says the show invents new Muppets hours to get a glimpse of their death penalty as California’s celebrated for a second time, along with new honorees Brad occasionally, usually to help hero, applauded eagerly as an governor. illustrate particular social issues. oom-pah band bedecked in Criticism grew after he Paisley and Kenny Chesney. Four years ago a Muppet was local Styrian garb played its refused to pardon two con- CMT picks the five top artcreated for a special on military dying chords and Schwar- victed murderers in a row in ists in country music based families at a time of war. zenegger began to speak. 2005. He was so upset by the on sales of albums and single Country star Brad Paisley is Shielded by an umbrella, disapproval that he sent back downloads, country radio host of Sunday’s special, called Schwarzenegger invoked the the ring of honor he received airplay, concert grosses and “Growing Hope Against Hunger.” title of one of his early films, from Graz — the Austrian popularity on CMT. The 90-minute taped telling young people in his city where he spent his youth audience that anything was — and demanded officials special, which features per‘Raven’ actor possible as long as they “stay strip his name from the city’s formances during a dinner setting, will air Dec. 13 on CMT. honors Poe hungry.” soccer stadium. He said he wishes that Since then, the mood has “Top Chef” winner Stephanie BALTIMORE (AP) — The every person who visits the swung back to adulation — Izard will prepare the food for upcoming thriller “The Raven” museum “understands that and Friday’s speeches re- the event. imagines some of Edgar Allen In an interview Tuesday, Izeveryone can be successful flected that. Austrian ChanPoe’s murder stories playing in his own way.” cellor Werner Faymann, who ard said she plans to talk to the out in 19th-century Baltimore “My personal success has opened the ceremonies, de- honorees to get a feel for what and the famous American less to do with millions of scribed Schwarzenegger as they like to eat, and that will writer joining the hunt for a dollars or with the headlines “one Austrian known by ev- guide her food preparations. serial killer taking inspiration in the media that are not al- eryone in the world,” adding: from his words. since July, it is a repository ways positive and also not “We as Austrians are proud New character on On Friday, actor Luke Evans of items that include his first with being clapped on the of you.” and director James McTeigue barbell, photos of a young shoulder by Barack Obama But not all in the crowd ‘Sesame Street’ visited Poe’s grave in Baltimore Arnie with his parents and and other world names,” he were totally uncritical. NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame to draw some of their own siblings, the metal bed that said. “Personal success is the “We Austrians are proud inspiration from the city where Street” is getting a new Muphe slept on as a youth, sev- result of determination, hard of him and what he accomPoe died 162 years ago. Evans pet — at least for a night. eral life-size “Terminator” work and stubbornness. plished,” said Gottfried KarnThe children’s show is intro- and McTeigue laid a wreath in models and the polished dark “For me, this is not only a er, from the Upper Austrian ducing a new puppet character his honor. wooden desk he sat behind museum,” he added, gestur- city of Steyr. “But there are “The Raven” opens nationnamed Lily for special on Sunwhile California’s governor. ing to the yellow-stuccoed certain things he did that one day that talks to children about wide in March 2012. In an inaugural speech, house behind him. “It is also does not agree with.”

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of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” just last year. “I thought that if there was ever a time to do this play, this was it,” says Leon. “We had such a wonderful audience in our theatre last year.” Staniunas agrees: “We thought it would be fun for people who saw “A Midsummers Night’s Dream” to see a spoof, too,” he says. “At the same time, we wanted to explore this whole 1930s screwball comedy. It’s a style piece for the students. And, as educators, we want to give them as many different opportunities to play in as many different styles of theater as we can.” Julie Miller says that students in the fast-paced production have a chance to work alongside their professors. This gives students a chance to learn from their teachers in a different, and sometimes more engaging, way. “Professors give you advice, and they critique you in classes, but to be able to see them in action is really cool,” says Miller. “It’s just that extra boost of motivation.” Leon says professors also enjoy the chance to connect with their students. She is only teaching a graduate seminar this semester, and as a consequence she met many new students when they joined the cast and crew of “Shakespeare in Hollywood.” “We hope we don’t chase

them away,” says Leon, laughing. “A lot of theater departments will not allow students in the main stage production until they get to their junior year, but we allow freshmen and up. If they’re good, we cast them. We also allow nonmajors.” Leon adds that as director she sought to bring some of her own expertise to this specific production. “When I approached this, I was brining a couple of things that relate to my research. My area of specialty is work on the French playwright Molière. I think he’s the greatest comic playwright to ever lived. In a way, I feel like it’s a bridge for me. I’m bringing some of my knowledge of comedy through Molière to an American author.” Leon says the success of the play will depend on many dedicated volunteers, from artists and costume designers to actors and crewmembers that make everything behind-the-scenes function smoothly. “It’s fast-paced,” says Ryan Lueders, who works backstage. “There are a lot of quick changes in this show. Some times we only have two pages of dialogue to switch a cast member from a tuxedo into a full, three-piece suit.” “It gives you an appreciation for the tech process as an actor — to respect the people, because you’re one big family,” Lueders adds.

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niunas, chairman of the theater department, who plays Reinhardt. Leon, associate professor and director of “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” says the play is part of the season’s “Imagining America” theme, developed as part of a universitywide initiative. “The University of Kansas recently joined a consortium of many other universities around the country in order to explore the ways in which universities — and particularly arts and humanities — can serve the public good,” says Leon. “So when I heard that we were joining, I thought it would be a good idea to ask our faculty to propose plays that they felt spoke to that theme.” Leon says that each play from the season looks at America in a creative way, and “Shakespeare in Hollywood” immerses the audience in the glitz and glam of the golden age of cinema. “We wanted to capture the Warner Brothers Studio,” she says. “And it’s important because it’s really the story of theater in the movies.” Leon says it was interesting to do “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” because KU theater put on a production

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Beverly Rylko school district worker, Lawrence “‘The Captive Mind’ by Czeslaw Milosz. It’s interesting politically and extremely articulate, as you’d expect from a great poet.”

Karen Allen, librarian, Lawrence “‘Pretties’ by Scott Westerfield. It’s similar to ‘Hunger Games’; both are dystopian. Both are really good.”

Johnny Chanthalangsy, student, Lawrence “‘Successful Farming’ magazine. I was waiting for a computer and it looked interesting.”

BOOKS How we became modern

Scholar tells riveting tale of how ancient poem profoundly changed history By John Timpane

The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — “It’s not the Da Vinci Code,” says Stephen Greenblatt, “but it tells the same story: the thrill and astonishment when something very old, something thought to be lost, forgotten, returns to the world with the potential to change it.” Greenblatt is speaking of his new book, “The Swerve: How the World Became Modern.” He’s right: “Swerve” isn’t much like Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code.” The latter is a fantasy potboiler. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that; it’s one of the most sensational successes in publishing history.) But “Swerve” is an intense, emotional telling of a true story, one with much at stake for all of us. And the further you read, the more astonishing it becomes. It’s a chapter in how we became what we are, how we arrived at the worldview of the present. No one can tell the whole story, but Greenblatt seizes on a crucial pivot, a moment of recovery, of transmission, as amazing as anything in fiction. What’s recovered, crazily enough, is a tattered copy of an epic philosophical poem written two millennia ago (at least 55 B.C.) by the Roman poet Lucretius (full name, Titus Lucretius Caro). Its traditional name is “De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things),” and it’s one of the wonders of world poetry. It also was a dangerous poem — in any society that required belief in gods. It posits a cosmos of atoms eternally in motion, of human life without gods or an afterlife. It says wisdom resides in the enhancement of pleasure and avoidance of pain. And it sees in the contrarious and unpredictable nature of

reality a “swerve,” an almost willful jump, which sounds a lot (to some readers) like the indeterminability of quantum physics. This masterwork anticipated much that materialist, empirical, scientific people now think about the universe. “The direct inheritors of Lucretius,” Greenblatt says from his office at Harvard, where he is professor of English and American literature, “turn out to be everyone who lives in this world — everyone who gets an MRI, or flies in an airplane, or lives in a world of nuclear power, or lives in a country that cares about enhancing the happiness and diminishing the sufferings of everyone.” But Lucretius almost did not survive. His poem was praised in its own time, but when Rome fell, it, too, descended into oblivion. “I wanted to bring out the urgency of it,” Greenblatt says, “of what was at stake. I often think about how much might have been different had it never been found. I wanted the reader not to lose the startle reflex.” So — not unlike Umberto Eco, who in “The Name of the Rose” set a murder mystery in the unlikely world of

medieval monks — Greenblatt tells a gripping tale of ... scholarship, of a Renaissance book-hunter who travels hundreds of miles from Italy to a monastery in Northern Europe, where in 1417, he recognizes and rescues what was all but the last trace of Lucretius. Poggio Bracciolini is the name of the book-hunter, an energetic and many-talented man whose portrait is one of the best things about “Swerve.” Once Poggio helps transmit the near-lost poem to the world, a powder trail is sparked in minds centuries into the future. Lucretius grazes off Machiavelli, Montaigne, Giordano Bruno, Shakespeare, Galileo, Darwin, Einstein. The book ends with Thomas Jefferson writing the phrase pursuit of Happiness in the Declaration of Independence — a Lucretian moment that helped fledge this very country. “We really have lost, or almost lost, two things,” says Greenblatt. “It’s the poetic and visionary power of Lucretius, and it’s the Renaissance that’s at risk of getting lost.” Again like “Name of the Rose,” Greenblatt’s book is for a general readership, and it’s written by a scholar long-

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‘Orchid’ author talks motherhood, research, ‘Rin Tin Tin’ Cris Armstrong, bartender, Lawrence “‘Calculating God’ by Robert Sawyer. I read ‘Flash Forward’ by him and really enjoyed it, so I thought I’d try this one.”

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LOS ANGELES — With a dog at her feet and an advance copy of her book “Rin Tin Tin” on the table, Susan Orlean sips coffee in the backyard of the Los Angeles house she now calls home. In September, the New Yorker staff writer, whose book “The Orchid Thief” was the (sort of) basis for the film “Adaptation,” left rural New York behind. For the next year, she, her husband and son will be calling themselves Angelenos, thanks partly to the movie-star dog and Orlean’s responsibilities as a working mother. “I started being inflamed with the idea that Rin Tin Tin was a great story, but I didn’t know what the story was, of course,” says Orlean, Sharon Roulains, who begins all her work with livecustomer service ly curiosity before plunging into representative, the unknown. The story — about a Lawrence puppy rescued from the battlefields “‘A Man Named Dave’ by Dave Pelzer. It’s the last in of World War I by an American soldier and the long, rich, movie-andthe series. Very sad.” television legacy the two created — meant doing extended research in California. She got the book contract in 2004; a few months later, she was pregnant. Traveling to the archives she needed on the West Coast, she soon realized, would mean being apart from her young son. “Before I had a family, I would have simply come out for a couple of weeks, come home, come back Answer : out a few more weeks as needed,” SHADOW IMPORT ACTUAL Orlean says. “Well, that just wasn’t BYLINE SUNKEN AWAKEN going to work. I didn’t know what What the assistant coach would to do. There was a moment where I become after he caught the coach thought, ‘I don’t know if I can do the stealing equipment — book.’” A WHISTLE-BLOWER The solution was to do exactly

the kind of long-term, immersive research she always had — in writing about taxidermy, a high school basketball player, a lady bullfighter — but bring the whole family out for a month. Orlean’s husband, John Gillespie Jr., was selling his company, so he was available to pick up stakes — fairly well-heeled stakes, in fact. But having an au pair, as they do, doesn’t address the key issue for Orlean. “It’s hard to be a professional and be not a parent but a mother,” she says. “Children have a primal connection to their mother — I’m telling you, it’s hard-wired.” Her smart phone pings repeatedly with emails and alarms. Her latest story, on fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, was in final edits for the New Yorker’s Monday issue. “I feel like I’m still sorting this out,” she muses. “In spite of the perception of it being the perfectly suited job to having children, it may be exactly ill-suited to being a parent.” Orlean’s family found a Los Angeles that was increasingly enticing to them. In sublets in Malibu, Venice and the Hollywood Hills, they extended their planned one-month visit to more than four. After bouncing around, they wondered if instead of subletting they should invert the process and buy a place of their own to use when needed. Then they found the Schindler house. It was love: panicked, seesawing, what-are-we-doing love. They bought it in 2007, and this year —

sparked by a new business opportunity for John — is the first time they’ve been able to stay there for more than a long holiday. The house is impeccably restored and Midcentury beautiful but also human in scale. It’s an architecturally significant home that feels livable; the living room is modestly sized, featuring an era-appropriate couch with rumpled red-orange cushions. The small garden out back is sheltered by greenery, framing a view of the San Fernando Valley without revealing the neighbors, who by the sound of things are mostly birds and the occasional chain-saw user. On a recent morning, a coyote passed through. As sylvan as that sounds, it’s nothing compared with the 55 rural acres they’ve been living on in Columbia County, N.Y. When she first tweeted about her move to Los Angeles on Twitter, the most common response from her more than 184,000 followers was, basically, “What about the chickens?!?” On her New Yorker blog Free Range, Orlean has written with fascination and fondness about her chickens as well as their other critters, from cattle to cats. After some thought, the family brought the dog and two of three cats with them to the city. “I think each time you move, it’s like a booster rocket. The pure newness of your circumstance super-fuels your curiosity,” she says. Orlean was brought up in Cleveland, went to college in Michigan and then moved to Portland, Ore., where she wound up writing for Willamette

Week, a local alternative paper. She was assigned to cover the county, which typically would mean attending governmental meetings; her first story, written around 1980, was about amyl nitrate, its popularity and easy availability. “My editor said, ‘You’re supposed to be covering the county’; I said, ‘It’s taking place in the county,’” she remembers. “Then I did another story like that, and another one, and he finally said to me, ‘Just do what you want.’” Ever since, people have allowed Orlean close enough into their lives so that she can tell her stories in depth. Perhaps her petite size disarms them, but more likely it’s her wide smile and evident enthusiasm. She has a uniquely tuned native curiosity that allows her to see how the micro connects to the macro. She moved on to the Boson Phoenix, the Boston Globe, Vogue and Rolling Stone, writing for many other venues along the way. She has been a New Yorker staff writer since 1992. “I like going places that other people may not be interested in going. I have this fantasy — this would be almost impossible, but I’d love to walk the length of Ventura Boulevard,” she says. “I feel like it’s this insane, huge, pulsing artery — I just want to look in, what is this crazy shop? What’s this weird little restaurant? It’s the Broadway of L.A., or it feels that way to me — so much going on.” Ever since that long-ago story in Oregon, she’s been driven by an enthusiastic, unbounded curiosity — a symptom she embraces. “I’m not looking for anything in particular. I just love exploring, and I love cities. And I also love country,” she says. “I guess I kind of love everything.”


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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Masquerade By Eric Berlin Edited by Will Shortz Ten famous people are attending a costume party in this crossword. After the grid is filled, change the two shaded letters in each theme answer to “unmask” a celebrity. Across 1 Tierra en el agua 5 Horror movie locale, in brief 10 Run ___ of 15 “Whoa! Calm down!” 19 Be featured (in) 20 Words on a Spanish valentine 21 Temerity 22 Choir part 23 Rods on a cowboy’s truck 25 Environmentally sound keyboard 27 Prepare the soil for planting, perhaps 28 Multicapable 29 DLXXVI doubled 30 Lily type 32 Foreign visitors? 33 Only nonsentient zodiac symbol 36 In style 37 Voting to pass 38 Empathetic words 40 Password preceder, generally 41 Example, for instance: Abbr. 42 007 strategy 44 High card up one’s sleeve 46 Baltimore daily, with “the” 47 ___ voce 48 French river or department 49 Smartphone supplements

53 Property claims 55 Some sexy nightwear 60 Clingy wrap 61 Ties up 63 Memo abbr. 65 “To Live and Die ___” 66 Narrow overhang 68 Government resister standing ready 70 It might be in a belt 71 More than attentive 72 Immature egg 73 East Coast rte. 74 Was sincere 76 Strong point 78 It often involves a Snellen chart 80 ___ about 82 All, in old-time stage directions 84 Modern address 85 Shock a fairy-tale monster 89 Nocturnal birds liable to keep people awake 91 Take most of 94 Burglar discouragers 95 Billiards shot 97 Fannie ___ 98 “Pastorals” poet 99 Former Portuguese colony in China 100 Certain game-ending cry 101 Industrial hub of Germany 103 1983 domestic comedy 104 Like invalid ballots 107 Fries, e.g. 109 Soup spoon designed for shellfish 111 Last costume at a costume party 113 Requiem hymn word 114 Visibly stunned 115 Michael and Sonny’s brother in “The Godfather” 116 Cleaner target 117 Five-spots 118 Transport, as across a river

119 1999 Broadway revue 120 Seasonal worker, say Down 1 U.N. member since ’49 2 Like some newly laundered shirts 3 Ointment base 4 Bitterly cold 5 Californie, e.g. 6 Collection of specialized words 7 Green-headed water birds 8 What wavy lines may indicate in a comic strip 9 Lean-___ 10 Celestial being, in France 11 Actor José 12 Trilogy that includes “Agamemnon” 13 Eye layers 14 Carnival follower 15 When the events in flashbacks took place 16 Field with unknowns 17 RR stop 18 “___ knight doth sit too melancholy”: “Pericles” 24 Part of “the many,” in Greek 26 Canola, for one 28 Clears out of, as a hotel room 29 Hosts, briefly 31 Cheerful and spirited, as a voice 34 Singer Ocasek 35 Fruit drink 37 It might have serifs 39 Before long 40 Straight 42 ___ Vista (Disney video distributor) 43 Boiled cornmeal 45 Cashew, for one 46 Hit hard, as brakes 49 Northeastern Indian state 50 ___ d’Or (film award) 51 Italian “first”

52 Many a “Damn Yankees” role 54 Mutely showed respect 56 Truck fuel 57 Paper collector 58 Kagan of the Supreme Court 59 “The Crucible” locale 62 Pooh-bah 64 Business card abbr. 67 Gets the water out of 68 Many Monopoly spaces 69 They might atone 72 Moved like water into plant roots 75 Very, very funny 77 Short answers? 79 Festive time 81 Note to self 83 “___ in the kitchen with Dinah” (old song lyric) 85 Bad situation 86 Suffix with Cray87 Unfilled spaces 88 Mesmerized states 90 Newspaper section that competes with Craigslist 91 Hockey team’s advantage 92 Smallish marsupial 93 Prize 96 Elk’s weapon 98 “The Prisoner” author 100 “A Free Man of Color” playwright 102 Veep Agnew 103 Part of a business sched. 105 Count ___ (Lemony Snicket villain) 106 Snakelike 108 Palliative plant 109 Org. in “Burn After Reading” 110 Round body 111 Opposite of ppp, on scores 112 Hirohito’s title: Abbr.

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Questions and answers with guitarist Andy McKee By Trevan McGee tmcgee@ljworld.com

To simply hear Topeka guitarist Andy McKee play does not adequately describe what the artist puts into his songs. As a fingerstyle player, McKee must juggle the melody, harmony and rhythm sections all on his own and all from a single instrument. As a result, McKee has to take advantage of both his entire body and his entire instrument in order to create lush soundscapes that fill his records. It comes as no surprise then that YouTube played a large part in McKee’s international prominence. “Drifting,” a staple of his catalog, boasts more than 40 million views and several other songs claim views in the seven- and eight-figure range. This Thursday McKee and fellow guitarists Stephen Bennett and Antione Dufour are set to play at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., on the third stop of their Guitar Masters tour that will take them through the Midwest before headSpecial to the Journal-World ing south and working its way through the Northeast. TOPEKA GUITARIST ANDY MCKEE will play Thursday at the Lawrence Arts Center as part of the Guitar Masters tour. McKee sat down with Trevan McGee to talk about the tour, the birth of his son more sort of mellow tunes TM: Are you familiar with doing a guitar workshop in before. i got my first guitar and the influence that event that I’m working on? your tourmates’ music? Topeka for Washburn Gui- when I was 13 and it wasn’t TM: Where do you normalplayed on his songwriting. AM: Absolutely. I’ve known tars and he was using altered too long after that that I just ly draw artistic influences Stephen Bennett and Antione tunings on the guitar and do- really wanted to do someTrevan McGee: You’re from? Dufour both for quite a few ing percussive ideas on the thing with the guitar or with AM: Sometimes it’s fam- years. I actually met Stephen guitar and tapping and all this music in my life. Either I was back in Topeka, how’s it feel ily and friends, but I’ve ac- Bennett actually down at stuff, so that was my first sort going to teach guitar for the to be home? Andy McKee: It’s nice, ac- tually got quite a few songs Winfield at the Bluegrass fes- of exposure to the modern rest of my days or maybe I tually. I was doing quite a bit I’ve written about places I’ve tival down in Winfield, Kan. acoustic guitar, I guess you could actually get a gig playof touring during the first part been or like while I’ve been and he was playing harp gui- could say. I just immediately ing the guitar for a living. Forof this year and then my first in certain places. I’ve got a tar down there, which was fell in love with it. The idea tunately that worked out, but son was born this spring. I’ve song called “Shanghai” that the first time I got to see any- of trying to cover melody, I did teach guitar for about 10 been home for a good part of I, of course, wrote when I one play harp guitar music harmony and rhythm all at years before I stopped that the summer now, so I’m just was over in Shanghai, China. before. once on one guitar in a way and started touring all the kind of chilling at home and I’ve got one called “I Will See The performance was re- that I had never seen before. time. being with him and my wife. You Again,” which I wrote ally great and we became You weren’t jus strumming TM: Do you have a distinct It’s been a nice break. I’m get- for Colorado, so a lot of times good friends and he actually power chords or taking a gui- memory of when you knew ting to see him grow up a bit it’s places I’ve been or people sold me my first harp guitar. tar solo, you were trying to music was what you wanted in this first part. that I’ve met. Also, some- This was like 10 years ago, do all of those things at once to do? TM: Will the birth of your times I just get inspiration so we’ve known each other with chords and melody and AM: I guess not a distinct first son have any affect on from people’s music that I’ve for quite a long time and he’s even some of these unusual one. It was just a feeling that your music or playing? heard and suddenly come up one of the most melodic and percussive ideas of hitting maybe after the first few AM: Yeah. Definitely. I’ve with certain ideas of my own. tasteful guitar players I’ve the guitar body. And that months after getting into the actually been working on TM: Who are some of the ever known. And Antione was when I was 26. So pretty guitar it just felt like so much quite a few ideas for new players that have influenced Dufour, he’s pretty much much from then I thought, fun and I really enjoyed it album, so I’ve got … I actu- you as you’ve developed about the same age as me “Wouldn’t it be really cool to and I really enjoyed being ally take my iPhone out when your style? and we have a lot of the same explore that and maybe try able to learn those songs and I’m touring and stuff and use AM: Most of my major in- influences, we’re both what to write some music in that what the notes were and how the voice memo recorder to fluences are modern acoustic I guest you might call more style.” So I started to write they all connected and how record new guitar ideas and guitar guys. Michael Hedges modern acoustic guitar play- solo acoustic guitar stuff to create chords and so on, stuff. So I’ve got a bunch of would definitely be a huge ers. We like to use unusual when I was 19. but I would say after the first stuff on there that will get inspiration for me. Don Ross techniques and strange guitar It’s pretty much been since turned into songs at some and Preston Reed and Bill tunings not he guitar. then that I focused on the point. Mclaughlin — those are my I met him at the Canadian acoustic guitar. I still play the TM: What are some of your big acoustic guitar influenc- Guitar Festival in 2005 and electric guitar just for fun, ideas? es. he’s an amazing guitar player. but I don’t write electric guiAM: Well, there’s a couple Before that I played a lot of TM: When did you make tar music. things that I’ve been working electric guitar, so I’ve got a the transition from rock guiTM: During that workshop on that I’m probably going to lot of influences for the elec- tar to this finger-style tech- was that when it occurred to put together to make a song tric guitar like Eric Johnson nique you employ now? you that you wanted music to to dedicate to him that are and Joe Satriani. Dimebag AM: When I was 16 a gui- be your profession? just sort of a mellow, sort of Darrel from Pantera. I was tarist name Preston Reed, AM: I would say that I was lullaby for him. I’ve got a few really into metal. who I mentioned earlier, was already kind of thinking that

Topeka poet releases collection of sonnets inspired by pregnancy By Sarah Henning sarah@lawrence.com

Parents are partners in everything having to do with their children. They can cuddle, discipline and protect all the same. But in that partnership there is one thing that men can’t do, of course: carry the baby. Topeka poet Matt Porubsky explores a man’s experience during the wonder, mystery and unpredictable nature of his beloved’s pregnancy in a new book of poetry released by Woodley Press. In “Fire Mobile (the pregnancy sonnets),” the Kansas University graduate “calls us to reclaim the beauty of the human body, gestation and birth,” says Poet Laureate of Kansas and Lawrence resident Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. “What makes this book particularly astonishing is that its generative and generous celebration of the sacred feminine was written by a man, who, in writing

this, shows us the hardwon and shining soul of real love,” Mirriam-Goldberg says. Porubsky, who directed the 2009 documentary “Porubsky’s Transcendent Deli,” will be reading from his new collection at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St. The reading and book release celebration is free and will also feature poet and “Fire Mobile” book illustrator Stella Robbins and Porubsky’s wife and fellow poet, Leah Sewell. “My poetry roots began in Lawrence,” Porubsky says. “The streets through town and on campus are flush with creative memories. I have been to many readings at the Raven, but have never had my own. I can’t think of a more meaningful place for me to have a book release.” — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.

Scary Story Contest Calling all aspiring novelists, would-be writers and prepubescent Poes, the JournalWorld is encouraging youths to enter its annual Scary Story Contest. Finish this story in 500 words or less: “My eyes opened to a harsh, white light and I realized I wasn’t in my room where I had fallen asleep.” Send your story with your name, age, grade and school to go@ljworld.com. The deadline for submissions is noon Oct. 17, and entries must be submitted via email. Winners in the high school, junior high and elementary school divisions will be announced Oct. 30 in the Pulse section. For more information, call Trevan McGee at 832-7178 or email tmcgee@ljworld.com with the subject line “Scary Story Contest.”

few months of playing guitar I had that feeling that I had to do something with it. But it wasn’t a distinct moment like, “Ah I’ve got to do this.” TM: What’s the biggest challenge of playing guitar the way you do now? AM: Trying to cover all of the bases on one guitar and keep an interesting melodic idea going and have chords behind it and some sort of rhythmic pattern behind it as well. That’s the challenge of it and over the course of trying to make that happen you can develop new techniques and ideas to make it all come together. That’s where percussive ideas or fretting the guitar with your right hand or doing harmonics by slapping the guitar neck with your right hand, things like that (come from. Using these different tunings with the guitar definitely helps with that too because it facilitates certain chord shapes that wouldn’t be possible on a standard guitar. All of these sort of things that look sort of unusual, it’s all there to make it possible to make these full-sounding songs with melodic, harmonic and rhythmic ideas going on. TM: The tour hasn’t started yet, but can you give potential patrons an idea of what they can expect? AM: Most of the shows are around 300- to 500-seat venues. I always like to engage the audience and since I’m always changing my guitar tunings in shows, you have to develop this ability to talk to the audience and engage them, otherwise you’re just standing there tuning your guitar and it’s pretty boring for everybody. The format will be Antione and then Stephen and then me and then we’re going to do some collaborative stuff at the end of the night when all three of us will play together and bring some new ideas to each of our songs. I’m looking forward to the tour and looking forward to playing in Lawrence again. It’s been quite awhile, I think over a year since I played in Lawrence, so it should be fun.


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WHEN SKUNKS DIG HOLES IN YOUR YARD, they are looking for food. You may have a high population of grubs or other insects.

Skunks create bigger problems than their odor

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n addition to putting fear in the hearts of full-grown men and women, skunks sometimes cause problems in the urban landscape. Striped skunks, the most common species in Kansas, dig holes in lawns and gardens in search of insects to eat and sometimes burrow under porches and buildings for shelter. They may tear into the garbage, kill chickens and destroy beehives. Striped skunks are also the primary carriers of rabies in the Midwest. Skunk inquiries come to the horticulture hotline less frequently than ants and dead pine trees, but the questions are urgent when they arrive. The most common calls are about skunks under porches and buildings. Because prevention is easier than removal, keep foundation openings sealed. Wire mesh or sheet metal can be used to seal openings and window wells. Sealing off any under porch and crawlspace openings is a bit easier said than done, but do you really want to take a chance of a skunk moving in under your house? In my experience, I knew I had a problem with a

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critter trying to create a den in my crawlspace. Silly foxes or maybe a stray cat, I thought. I didn’t worry too much about the critter until the day I came eye-to-eye with a skunk who was a little upset about being barred. Luckily, my dog and I both escaped from being sprayed. After the opening was successfully sealed, the skunk has stayed away. If a skunk does try to share your residence, some professional pest control companies will remove them for you. Your other options are limited to: waiting for it to leave; trying to scare it away (if you dare); moth balls, moth flakes or ammonia-soaked

switch to a container with a tightly-fitting lid. Use wire mesh to exclude them from chicken houses, and keep beehives three feet off the ground If you get sprayed by a where skunks are problematic. skunk, skip the tomato juice, If, by chance, you see a skunk vinegar, etc. that has spots instead of stripes, Instead, mix: contact the Kansas Department ! 1 quart 3 percent hydroof Wildlife and Parks. Eastern gen peroxide spotted skunks are a protected !""1/4 cup baking soda species in Kansas. Spotted !""1 teaspoon liquid soap skunks are sometimes called Saturate the animal, civet cats. clothing, etc. that has been If you decide to try trapping, sprayed, then rinse. Do not property owners and occupants store this solution as it may are allowed to remove skunks expand and break sealed that are causing damage from containers. their property. Otherwise, There are also commerskunks are protected by furcial products available such bearing hunting and trapping as Neutroleum Alpha. regulations. Box traps are best for skunks and a variety of styles are availcloths used as a repellent; fumi- able or you can make your own. gants; or trap it yourself. Leghold traps should never be When skunks dig holes in the used for skunks because of the yard, they are looking for food. spray issue. Box traps should You may have a high populabe about 12 inches wide by 12 tion of grubs or other insects. inches tall by 36 inches long. If Since skunks are nocturnal, you made from a see-through matemay never actually see them. If rial such as wire mesh, cover they are causing extensive dam- the trap with burlap or canvas age, you may wish to use a grub before setting it. control product on the lawn. Set traps near the area where If skunks get into the trash, the skunk is entering and exit-

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ing the structure. Cat food and canned fish work as bait but may also catch some of the neighborhood cats. Dried fruit, peanut butter, mayonnaise, honey and molasses placed on bread are more likely to attract skunks than innocent kitties. In the small, dark trap, skunks are unlikely to spray but captured skunks should still be approached with caution. Please remember if you choose to trap a skunk you will need to dispose of it, and relocation is not the best answer. Even a healthy-looking skunk may be infected with rabies that you would then transport to a new location. Kansas State University recommends placing a tarp or plastic sheet over the trap, sealing the edges with soil and piping in carbon dioxide gas from a pressurized cylinder or using dry ice which emits carbon dioxide. — 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: ‘Big’ market for fortune-telling machines By Terry Kovel

Zoltar the Fortune Teller is the coin-operated machine in the movie “Big” that changed Tom Hanks’s character into a grownup. The publicity from the movie created a market for the machine and copies were made in the 1960s and 1970s. Coin-operated fortunetelling machines were popular at amusement parks and penny arcades in the 1930s and after. They featured exotic figures like gypsies, mummies, skulls,

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devils or wizards, as well as old women and Puss-inBoots — any character that seemed magical. There also is a fortune-telling machine named Zoltan that often is confused with Zoltar. The name “Zoltan” may have come from the Hungarian word for Sultan and the figure is dressed like a sultan. The first fortune-telling machines probably were made in the 1890s, and the first electric coin-operated machines in about 1910. Experts say that Zoltan was introduced in

1965 and that only 50 or 60 were made. After the movie “Big” came out, some reproductions were made of fiberglass. A dime went in the slot. Later models required a quarter. Most of these coin-operated fortune-telling machines sell for high prices today, about $3,000 to $5,000. But recently a possibly unique Gypsy fortune-telling machine that talks made the news. It is different from others. The Gypsy figure is not inside a glass box and she doesn’t nod or point to a fortune printed

on a card. She actually has a voice. The state of Montana owns the Gypsy and a Montana spokesman said it will not be sold even though the state has apparently been offered more than $1 million for it. Q: I have a pine colonialstyle rocker. The top is decorated in a muted gold floral pattern. It was manufactured by L & Z Kamman Co. of Gardner, Mass. What is its value? A: Brothers Lee D. Kamman and Zora R. Kamman

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Adam Ave. - 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $895/mo. Bainbridge Cir. - 1,200 1,540 sq. ft., 1.5-2.5 bath, 1 car, $695 - $775/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785 Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following opportunity available for a Registered Nurse: Food Service •Diet Clerk (Part Time)

Administrative Assistant

University of Kansas University Of Kansas has two openings for an Administrative Assistant that will provide administrative support to the Vice Provost of either Student Affairs or Enrollment Management. Bachelor’s degree and one year administrative experience or three years of full-time professional administrative experience required. Min $38,000 annually. Priority review date is Oct. 20, 2011. To apply or for more information, go to https://jobs.ku.edu search for position #00061310. EO/AA

Housekeeping - Contract Positions •Housekeeper (Day and Evening) •Floor Tech (Evening)

Thursday - Monday 2 PM - 10:30 PM $9.14 - $10.24 per hour Job description online at www.union.ku.edu/hr. Applications available Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS EOE

FOUND Key, Black tip Jeep key - Briarwood area. Call 785-842-7692 to identify. FOUND, bracelet near Bloomington Beach. Inscription says “MICHELLE LYNN” and “4 Ever Yours” made by Speidel, USA. Iron/Steel alloy material. Call for more information.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following opportunity available for a Registered Nurse: Director of Cardiovascular Serviceshas

Qualifications: •Current Kansas RN License •Bachelors Degree •Five years RN experience in clinical specialty •Two years management experience

For more information about all positions at LMH and to apply, visit our web site at: www.lmh.org EOE

LOST, Diamond Tennis Bracelet. Possibly at Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch Monday afternoon, October 3. Great Sentimental Value!! Reward offered. Please call 785-830-8008, after 6 p.m.

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LOST Dog, lost German Shepherd, Nero, is extremely missed! Tan and FOUND Baby Bull calf, con- black. No collar. Last seen tact Douglas County at 9th and New Hampshire. Sheriff’s Dept. Contact Walter at (785) 840-6332. REWARD 785-843-0250 FOUND Dog at 158th & Metro Ave., Leavenworth county. Tan with brown eyes, no collar. Call to identify. 913-915-1024

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REAL ESTATE & PERSONAL PROPERTY AUCTION Sat., Oct. 15 - 10 AM 16 E. 15th Street Ottawa, KS PATSY R. COLLINS ESTATE GRIFFIN AUCTIONS Ottawa, KS 785-242-7891 www.kansasauctions.net/griffin

Full-time position responsibilities include but are not limited to planning, implementing, maintaining, updating and training for all IT equipment operated by city employees. This includes servers, desktop and laptop computers, related peripheral equipment, data storage, plotters, telephones and radios both land and wireless, copiers, meter reading equipment, email systems, Wireless Access Points, virtualization technologies, Cloud Services, and VPN accessibility. Experience with Storage Area Networks and MS Hyper-V or equivalent virtualization technologies preferred. This employee will serve as Webmaster and GIS Coordinator. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field required or 5 years of experience in similar Information Technology capacity. Full details and application available at: www.hrepartners.com Applications due by October 21, 2011 EOE

Office of International Programs University of Kansas

Required qualifications: bachelor’s degree and one year experience planning programs, events or related experience; proven organizational skills; experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds; strong written skills Review begins October 18 For more details and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position #00209318 EO/AA employer

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Can You Dig it? National Heavy Equipment 3 week training program. Backhoes - Bulldozers - Trackhoes. Financing Avail. + post 9/11 G.I. bill approved financing. Local job placement assistance. 866-362-6497

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Sat., Oct. 29 Sun., Oct. 30 Holiday Inn Olathe, KS Feature Consignment of 150 Antique and Collective Dolls from 1 Individual Call to consign your antique and collectible Toys and Dolls: Phil Detrixhe - Auctioneer “26 Years of Experience” 913-624-4644 913-642-3207 phildetrixhe@yahoo.com -

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University Of Kansas has two openings for an Administrative Assistant that will provide administrative support to the Vice Provost of either Student Affairs or Enrollment Management. Bachelor���s degree and one year administrative experience or three years of full-time professional administrative experience required. Min $38,000 annually. Priority review date is Oct. 20, 2011. To apply or for more information, go to https://jobs.ku.edu search for position #00061310. EO/AA ALVAMAR COUNTRY CLUB seeking a Food & Beverage Director with front of the house member service, experience and skills. Send resume & salary expectations to Cindy Brinkerhoff. Alvamar Country Club, 1809 Crossgate Drive. Lawrence, KS 66047 or cbrinkerhoff@alvamar.com Retention Specialist Haskell Indian Nations University(HINU)

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Assists with recruitment and selection of 1st generation/Low-income students. Provides comprehensive educational advising and academic early warning intervention strategies. Responsible for tracking student progress and implements retention strategies for TRiO SSS participants. BA in Education or related field: counsel ing, social work, psychology; a Master’s degree preferred. EOE Apply at www.haskell.edu/ trio/employment Submit apps to Marisa Spoonhunter, Director TRiO SSS 785-830-2727 Closing date: 9/17/2011

Outstanding Private Col- Child Care lection - 500+ Lots: 14 Provided Gold Coins, incl. 1922 $20 St. Gaudens, 1904 $20 ABC’s & 123’s Home Gold Piece, 2-$10’s, $5’s, Daycare Infant/Toddler $2 ½’s, $1 Gold Pieces; Openings. SRS accepted 90+ Morgan and 25 Peace (785) 691-8463 Dollars, Many BU, Key Dates & CC, incl. 1889-CC, 1893-O and -S, 1895-O and House Sitting -S, and 1903-O and -S; 20 Silver Eagles, UNC; Half Willing to House Sit or be Live-in Companion. Cents, 1806 up; 20 Large a Cents, 1800 up; 50+ Indian Please call 785-430-7280 More info. see online ad. Head Cents, incl. 1908-S & Automotive 1909-S; 1909-S VDB and 1914-D Lincoln Cent and Other Lincoln Cents; Two & Three-Cent Pieces; 1830 AU Half Dime and Others; Bust and Seated Dimes; 1875-S Twenty-Cent Piece; 37 Quarters, 1837 up; 41-year dealer is growing Capped Bust to Walking and hiring qualified sales Liberty Halves; Mint and Business people to sell & lease new Proof Sets; Books & More Opportunity and pre-owned vehicles.

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AUCTION Sun., Oct. 9, 2011 - 12 Noon 7223 E. 173rd, Overbrook, KS Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Greenfield

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North Lawrence Improvement Association Meeting - Mon., Oct. 10th, 7PM at Peace Mennonite Church, 615 Lincoln Street Discuss pump to be installed at 5th & Maple, Sales tax audit, where money is spent, firetruck, streets, sidewalks, buses. All Welcome! 785-842-7232

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KU, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) is searching for a Director of the College Office of Graduate Affairs (COGA). COGA supports and serves CLAS graduate programs, graduate faculty, graduate support staff, and directors of graduate studies (DGS). Required Qualifications include: Master’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences or equivalent degree in an appropriate field; at least one year of experience working with university academic and/ or administrative processes; at least one year of experience working with and communicating effectively with university faculty, staff, and students from a diversity of backgrounds; demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment; experience handling confidential information; demonstrated ability to conceptualize, write, and edit policy and procedures; demonstrated leadership, organizational, and management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple projects; at least two years of supervisory experience. For a complete list of duties & requirements and to apply, go to: https://jobs.ku.edu and search for: position number 00066139 Director Upload resume, cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications of the position, a writing sample, and the contact information for three references Initial review of applications begins: October 28, 2011 and continues as long as needed to identify a qualified applicant pool. EO/AA Employer

Network Administrator The City of Baldwin City is currently seeking a Network Administrator. Full-time position responsibilities include but are not limited to planning, implementing, maintaining, updating and training for all IT equipment operated by city employees. This includes servers, desktop and laptop computers, related peripheral equipment, data storage, plotters, telephones and radios both land and wireless, copiers, meter reading equipment, email systems, Wireless Access Points, virtualization technologies, Cloud Services, and VPN accessibility. Experience with Storage Area Networks and MS Hyper-V or equivalent virtualization technologies preferred. This employee will serve as Webmaster and GIS Coordinator. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field required or 5 years of experience in similar Information Technology capacity. Full details and application available at: www.hrepartners.com Applications due by October 21, 2011 EOE

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Friday, October 14th At 6:00 PM 15767 S Topeka Ave., Scranton, Kansas 66537 Our October coin & currency auction will feature over 400 lots including: (10) $20 St Gaudens Gold Coins (1) 1908 “No Motto”, (5) 1924, (1) 1925, (1) 1926 & (2) 1927 – all MS64 by NGC (2) 2001 Quarter-Ounce Proof Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Holograms (250) One-ounce silver rounds (20) Ten-Ounce silver bars 1861 $1 Indian Princess Head (Type 3) Gold Coin 2002 $10 Tenth-Ounce Platinum American Eagle Roll of 2001 American Silver Eagle Dollars 1844 $5 Liberty Head Gold Coin 1954 Mint Set in Capital Plastic holders

2007 $50 One-Ounce Gold Buffalo Coin (2) 2003 $10 Quarter-Ounce Gold American Eagle (50) American Silver Eagle Dollars – all slabbed MS69 or MS70 by NGC (4) Four-Ounce silver replicas of U.S currency 1998 $25 Quarter-Ounce Platinum American Eagle 1986 & 1998 $5 Tenth-Ounce Gold American Eagles Roll of 2001 American Silver Eagle Dollars Series 1966 (red seal) $100 United States Note Dansco ASE album w/20 coins – 1986 to 2005

1922 & 1923 Peace Dollars from the Binion Collection both graded MS63 by NGC 2011-S American Silver Eagle Dollars graded MS69 & MS70 by NGC 2001 $5 Tenth-Ounce Gold American Eagle in a 14Kt gold bezel Other coins and items of interest include: 1803 Draped Bust Half Cent; 1803 Draped Bust Large Cent; 1869 Indian Head Cent w/Full Liberty; 1921-S Buffalo Nickel; 1896 & 1898 Barber Quarters; 1858-S Seated Liberty Half Dollar “Full Liberty”; 1883-CC Morgan Dollar; high grade Morgan & Peace Dollars; 2001-D Uncirculated Buffalo Silver Dollar; 1996 Mint Set w/1996-P dime; 1950 and 1957 thru 1964 Proof Sets; 1999 & 2001 Silver Proof Sets; Classic & Modern Commemoratives; rolls of silver halves; bags bulk silver dimes, quarters, halves and dollars; Nickel Album with Shield, Liberty Head and Buffalo Nickels, and lots more. Auctioneer’s Note: This selection is being offered to our in-house bidders, and live on line at www.proxibid.com A 2.5% Buyer’s Premium will be charged. Call 785-793-2500 or visit www.rjsauctionservice.com for pictures and a detailed list. RJ’s Auction Service located at 15767 S. Topeka Ave., Scranton KS (11 miles south of Topeka, KS at the junction of Hwy 75 & 56)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS SEEKING A DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR ARCHITECT. SALARY 75-85K. The Database Administrator Architect works as part of the Application & Database Administration team providing key foundational support for KU enterprise systems and services. This position leads projects and mentors other staff in a standards-based collaborative team and contributes to the implementation and maintenance of complex databases that support KU enterprise services. Key services include, but are not limited to, PeopleSoft, Blackboard, Library systems, document management and imaging, and other vendor and open source applications. Required Qualifications: 1. 5+ years of Oracle or MySql database administration experience. 2. Experience in database monitoring, maintenance, and automated alerts on server thresholds and events. 3. Experience in different disaster-recovery and hot backup procedures. 4. Experience in supporting development and production environments. 5. Experience with server, query, database and application performance tuning. 6. Experience managing production databases independently and in a team environment. 7. Experience in logical and physical design.

For complete job description information and to apply go to https:// jobs.ku.edu and search for position # 00000054 . Close date is 10/19/11. EO/AA

MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES The World Company Account Executives are responsible for selling and maintaining print and online advertising for Lawrence Journal-World, LJWorld.com, KUsports. com, Lawrence.com, LawrenceDeals.com and other company newspapers, websites and digital products. Our sales team will sell clients a platform of products including print and online advertising, web banners, and event marketing sponsorships. Account Executives are accountable for meeting or exceeding sales goals, prospecting new clients and making initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone. They are responsible for developing and building relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list. Sales opportunities include Lawrence, Kansas and surrounding communities. Ideal candidates will have minimum two years experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; experience in online media sales; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; excellent verbal and written communication skills; networking, time management and interpersonal skills; regular achievement of monthly sales goals; self motivated; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE


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SR RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR/ ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR The University of Kansas, School of Engineering seeks applicants for a fulltime undergraduate Senior Recruitment Coordinator/Admissions Counselor. The Coordinator will lead established enrollment and recruitment goals of the school by developing a comprehensive recruitment plan, focusing on the development, organization, and coordination of all oncampus engineering recruitment as well as participation and collaboration in engineering outreach programs for K-12 students. Some travel, evening and weekend work required. Requires: Bachelors degree, at least 3 months presentation experience, strong written communication skills, valid Driver’s License at the time of appointment and the ability to travel by automobile or plane to any city or region assigned, with occasional travel and some evening and weekend work required. Initial review of applications begins 10/18/10. For complete requirements and to apply go to https:// jobs.ku.edu (position #00209315).

WEB PRESSMAN The Lawrence Journal-World has an opening for an experienced Web Pressman. We are a family-owned operation with a 20,000 circulation daily newspaper, several weekly community newspapers, a Commercial Printing division, and a contract print site for USA TODAY. Pressman will operate and maintain a web press to produce printed materials; monitor quality during production; and complete maintenance. Position is a full-time night position with a weekend rotation and regular holiday work with appropriate holiday pay. The successful candidate should have web press experience; be proficient in running four color; practical experience in preventive maintenance; a self-starter and have an attitude of continuous improvement; ability to lift 80 pounds; required to stand for long periods of time and bend and twist; able to walk/use hands and fingers to operate or feel objects, tools or controls; and ability to see with 20/20 near vision. Historical Lawrence, Kansas, is located 45 minutes from Kansas City, MO, has a nationally recognized arts scene, a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Kansas with its long-standing basketball tradition.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS SEEKING A SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR . SALARY 68-78K. The Senior Database Administrator works as part of the Application & Database Administration team providing key foundational support for KU enterprise systems and services. Reporting to the Manager of IT Application Administration and Database Administration, this position works within a standards-based collaborative team and contributes to the implementation and maintenance of complex databases that support KU enterprise services. Key services include, but are not limited to, PeopleSoft, Blackboard, Library systems, document management and imaging, and other vendor and open source applications. Required Qualifications: 1. 2+ years of Oracle, MySql or MSSql database administration experience. 2. Experience in database monitoring, maintenance, and automated alerts on server thresholds and events. 3. Experience in different disaster-recovery and hot backup procedures. 4. Experience in supporting development and production environments. 5. Experience with server, query, database and application performance tuning. 6. Experience managing production databases independently and in a team environment. 7. Experience in logical and physical design.

To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen, eye exam and physical lift assessment required. EOE

REPORTER The Lawrence Journal-World (LJWorld.com) is seeking a reporter to cover news that happens during the evening. The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs and shoot video and post the news to the Web site. This is a full-time position working between 3 p.m. and 1 a.m. with occasional day shifts and weekend work. The person may also be called on to do some web production work. This is your opportunity to be an integral part of the company that’s been featured by the New York Times as “the media company of the future.” Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree preferably in journalism; demonstrated writing experience; the ability to complete online editing and populate online forms for publication on the Web; one year shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

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Health Care Cleaning Technician

Now Hiring Up to 50 Inbound Customer Service Reps • computer experience necessary • paid training • benefits package

Thursday - Monday 2 PM - 10:30 PM $9.14 - $10.24 per hour Job description online at www.union.ku.edu/hr. Applications available Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS EOE

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Day Route Drivers Night Linehaul Drivers $16.69/hr. + Benefits

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Paige.Nicholson@placesmartagency.com 866-324-6687 x313 Applications available at 1827 East 1450 Rd., Lawrence, KS EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

Drivers: $1,200 Orientation Completion Bonus! Dedicated & Regional Openings! CDL-A OTR Exp. Req. Koch Trucking: 1-800-240-9101

Dining Services Part Time Evenings. 4-8PM. some weekends, some holidays

Great Place To Work, Competitive Pay. Drug Test Required. APPLY IN PERSON 1429 Kasold Lawrence, KS Housekeeper needed part time. Must be very professionally experienced, honest & reliable. Prefer Spanish speaking & cooking. Refs. needed. 785-218-5229

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following opportunity available for a Registered Nurse: Director of Cardiovascular Serviceshas

management responsibilities for ICU, Step Down Unit, Cath Lab, Cardiac Rehab and Diabetes Education. This includes administrative and clinical operations, program marketing and development, community outreach and departmental financial planning.

Qualifications: •Current Kansas RN License •Bachelors Degree •Five years RN experience in clinical specialty •Two years management experience

Brown Medical, LLC Occupational Medical Services

PRN position for RN(s) with ER Experience.

Nurse(s) needed for PRN work job at Power Plant in Lawrence Kansas area. Please fax resume to: 1-785-865-7160 Questions call: 1-785-865-7114 Office number: 1-740-574-8728 Occupational Nursing experience a plus but not required. Busy edical Office Me seeks dynamic, self - directed personable RN. Office experience preferred but will train the right candidate. Monday through Friday hours, work no weekends and no holidays, and take no call. Must have excellent computer skills. Benefits include generous paid time off, profit sharing, medical/dental insurance. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resumes and letters of references to mpa-limpa@hotmail.com

Front Office Receptionist

Part time. Bilingual is a plus. Evenings and weekends required. Fax resume to Lisa 785-842-7433

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Community based agency seeks applicants for Residential Program Supervisor for Emergency Shelter and Youth Residential Center II Programs. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a helping profession, experience working with adolescents, a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass background checks. Experience in program management, knowledge of KDHE regulations, and knowledge of SRS/JJA standards is beneficial. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits available. If interested, apply with resume to: V. Torrez Dawson, Assistant Director, P.O. Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044. Inquiries to (785) 843-2085. Positions will be open until filled. tdawson@theshelterinc.org EOE

Trade Skills

For more information about all positions at LMH and to apply, visit our web site at: www.lmh.org EOE

CONSTRUCTION:

Looking for highly motivated, self-starter: Metal stud framers, Sheet rockers, Drywall finishers, Acoustical Ceiling mechanics, and EIFS Applicators to join our growing company. Work sites are in the Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, Fort Riley, & Salina area. Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and the willingness to travel is a MUST. Competitive pay, benefits and a drug-free workplace. Apply online: www.hitechinteriors.com with references or call (785) 539-7266 for an application

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has the following opportunity available for a Registered Nurse: Food Service •Diet Clerk (Part Time)

Work to Begin in Feb. 2012. Orientation to begin in Dec. 2011. Accepting Resumes Now

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Please call 785-830-3002 or Apply in person at 1 Riverfront Plaza Suite 101 Lawrence, KS 66044

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Norrenberns Truck Service

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$300-$600 WK+BONUSES. No experience Necessary. Call Today, start this week. 785-783-3152

Shifts: 9:30 pm, Sun. - Fri. 6:00 pm, Mon. - Fri. 2-3 hours per shift. $7.50-8 per hour Apply at 939 Iowa, Lawrence (North side of the building)

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Program Manager

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence is hiring for a full time Program Manager. Required qualifications: bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years experience in youth development and/or management. Excellent communication and organizational skills preferred. Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to: Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, 1520 Haskell Ave P. O. Box 748, Lawrence, KS 66044

APPOINTMENT SETTERS

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

Health Care

Residential Program Supervisor

Teaching Parent Couple wanted for youth 12-18 or 18-24. Live-in to provide excellent, individualized treatment 5 young people in family-style home. PHH offers, excellent benefits, time off salary. Must be over 21, able to get an Alaskan Drivers license, at least one member must possess a BA in behavioral sciences or education.

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Customer Service

EO/AA

Loan Program and Document Imaging Manager, KU Endowment. This full-time, professional position is responsible for assisting with the administration of KU Endowment’s loan program for student, faculty and staff, and document imaging functions. The position supervises loan and document imaging personnel and works collaboratively with the Asst. Vice President on special projects and programs. Requires Bachelors degree, preferably in a business-related field, and a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience. Experience in the area of student loans, collections, and business records maintenance is preferred. KU Endowment offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. A complete job description, full list of qualifications, and application procedures are available from KU Endowment’s website: http://www.kuendowment.org/jobs Applications accepted until the position is filled.

********************* Teaching Technician Position The Division of Biology at Kansas State University seeks to hire a Teaching Technician. For more details, go to: www.ksu.edu/biology/ employment.html. KSU/EOE. *********************

General

Construction

Can You Dig it? National Heavy Equipment 3 week training program. Backhoes - Bulldozers - Trackhoes. Financing Avail. + post 9/11 G.I. bill approved financing. Local job placement assistance. 866-362-6497

For complete job description information and to apply go to https:// jobs.ku.edu and search for position #00000302. Close date is 10/19/11.

Loan Program and Document Imaging Manager

SR RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR/ ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR The University of Kansas, School of Engineering seeks applicants for a full-time undergraduate Senior Recruitment Coordinator/Admissions Counselor. The Coordinator will lead established enrollment and recruitment goals of the school by developing a comprehensive recruitment plan, focusing on the development, organization, and coordination of all on-campus engineering recruitment as well as participation and collaboration in engineering outreach programs for K-12 students. Some travel, evening and weekend work required. Requires: Bachelors degree, at least 3 months presentation experience, strong written communication skills, valid Driver’s License at the time of appointment and the ability to travel by automobile or plane to any city or region assigned, with occasional travel and some evening and weekend work required. Initial review of applications begins 10/18/10. For complete requirements & to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu (position #00209315). EO/AA employer

Education & Training

WarehouseProduction

Housekeeping - Contract Positions •Housekeeper (Day and Evening) •Floor Tech (Evening) Applicants must be able to work every other weekend

HALLMARK

Apply on-line at www.lmh.org EOE

Temporary Light Industrial Positions Available!

3-4 month assignments

Hotel-Restaurant

1st shift - 8:00am to 4:30pm 2nd shift -4:00pm to 12:30am 3rd shift - 12:00am to 8:30am

DESOTO PIZZA HUT HIRING DELIVERY DRIVERS!

The DeSoto Pizza Hut is now hiring delivery drivers. We offer flexible hours, competitive wages and employee meal discounts. Drivers average $10-$15 per hour. You need to be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license along with auto insurance. Apply at the DeSoto Pizza Hut located at 34080 Commerce Drive or call 913-585-1265 for further questions.

Maintenance

$10.50/hour +shift differential

Requirements •At least 6 months recent, light manufacturing or industrial experience •Ability to lift 50 lbs frequently •Solid, stable work history with excellent references •Ability to multi-task and stand for 8 hours •Computer skills These positions require a drug screen and background check. For immediate consideration, call or stop by:

Perry Unified School District #343

Perry-Lecompton School district is seeking an assistant mechanic/ maintenance helper immediately. Must hold a valid CDL license or be willing to be trained. Experience needed in vehicle and small engine mechanics. General maintenance experience preferred. This is an 8-hour per day/12-month position. Full benefits (health insurance, vacation/sick days & holidays). Applications are available at www.usd343.org or call the district office at 785-597-5138. applications are due by 10/14/11.

Management

100 E. 9th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-1515

Apartments Unfurnished 1BR, 1/2 block to KU, reserved parking, $510. GAS & WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com 1BRs — 622 Schwarz. CA, laundry, off-street parking, gas & water paid. $435/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 Great location 1/2 block to KU at 1034 Mississippi. Energy efficient 1BR (Big BR) with private parking. Avail. now. $475/mo. No pets. Call Neil 785-423-2660

Accounting Trainer

First Management, a locally owned Property Mgmt Company has an 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, immediate opening for a 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Accounting Trainer. www.rentinlawrence.com Prefer bachelor’s degree in accounting or a miniAd Astra Apartments mum of 4 years of related 1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. work experience. Must be Call MPM for more details highly proficient in Excel at 785-841-4935 and Word. Ability to solve problems and work independently. Requires some Cedarwood Apts travel. 2411 Cedarwood Ave. We offer a competitive salary package with Beautiful & Spacious health, dental, and 401K. 1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. * Near campus, bus stop Email resumes to: jobs@ * Laundries on site firstmanagementinc.com * Near stores, restaurants Or fax to 785-830-9011 * Water & trash paid 4BR duplex - start at $795 Schools-Instruction —————————————————— Get Coupon* for $25 OFF

EACH MONTH’S RENT

CLO is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults and children with severe developmental disabilities achieve personally satisfying and fulfilling lifestyles. Now hiring for the following positions: Direct Support Professionals Full time positions working 3 days on 4 days off!! Full time weekends only available!! Qualifications include: Must be at least 21 years of age; Minimum of high school diploma Or GED; Operation of motor vehicle; Current and valid driver’s license; Experience working with persons who have disabilities a plus. House Parents Imagine that your career is to work with your partner to raise and care for your family. Your primary responsibility is to provide daily life experiences that are both enriching and educational. House Parents provide teaching and support to up to four persons with developmental disabilities who live in separate, but attached duplexes in Lawrence and the Kansas City metro area. House Parents work with the individuals in the home and manage both home operations and budgets. CLO is currently hiring couples with or without children. Lawrence and Kansas City Metro locations available!

*CLO is also seeking Foster Families for adults and children.* To learn more about these exciting opportunities OR to learn more about CLO services and other job opportunities, please visit our website www.clokansas.org OR call 785-865-5520! EOE.

*Sign lease by Oct. 31, 2011 —————————————————— CALL TODAY (Mon. - Fri.)

785-843-1116

Coordinator: Programs & Events

2BR at 1BR price

Office of International Programs University of Kansas

Required qualifications: bachelor’s degree and one year experience planning programs, events or related experience; proven organizational skills; experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds; strong written skills Review begins October 18 For more details and to apply go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position #00209318 EO/AA employer

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Newer 2BR for only $475. Jacksonville Apts. Act fast! (785) 841-4935

785.843.4040 www.thefoxrun.com

A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

Move-in Special for 1BRs Only one of each left: 2BR Apt.& 2BR Townhome

VILLA 26 APARTMENTS

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

Science & Biotech Research Assistant University of Kansas

The Short research group is an active team of scientists and students engaged in research on the biodiversity and evolution of beetles. Requires a bachelor’s in Biology, Computer Science, Informatics, or related field. Review of applications begins Nov. 1, 2011 Apply at: https://jobs.ku.edu position # 00001698 EO/AA

BRAND NEW

One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths Rent Includes All Utils. Plus Cable, Internet, and Fitness. Garages Available Elevators to all floors Pool

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Air Conditioning

Carpets & Rugs

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

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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Auctioneers BILL FAIR AND COMPANY AT YOUR SERVICE

SINCE 1970 800-887-6929

Automotive Services Auto Maintenance and Repair

FREE CARPET INSTALLATION IS BACK! 100’s of colors of the latest styles of carpet at prices you CAN afford! Let our regular professional contractors do their guaranteed installation work for you... at no cost*! One room or a whole houseful... standard installation is FREE! Many items in-stock and ready to go NOW! Take advantage of this always-popular promotion! Some items are one-of-a-kind so don’t delay.

Don’t forget our great selection of carpet and vinyl remnants, ceramic floor tile and wood laminate… up to 60% OFF! www.lawrenceautodiag.com

785-842-8665

Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

785-838-4488

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Hite Collision Repair

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

K’s Tire

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

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

DECK BUILDER

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

On-Site Cooking Available Family Owned & Operated

785-887-6936 http://oakleycreek.com

Child Care Provided

Stacked Deck

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

Delivery Service Kaw Valley Express Courier & Delivery Service Fast Local Deliveries Mobile Notary Service Post Office Drops 785-727-3721 Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 hilltop@ku.edu twitter.com/HilltopCDC Serving Lawrence since 1972. Montessori Children’s House of Lawrence Preschool Enroll by 2-1/2-3 yr.old Half day or All day spots. www.montessorilawrence.org 785-843-7577/785-842-6002

Cleaning

Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: lawrencemarketplace.com/ birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244 Chim-Chiminee Sweeps Chimney/Dryer Duct Sweeping, Stoves, Inserts, & Liners installed. 25 yrs. exp. 913-724-1957

Dirt-Manure-Mulch

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

AUTOCAD Drafting

Housecleaner

Free estimate. Honest and Dependable. References available. 785-691-7999

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

Residential Housecleaner Mature, reliable, hardworking. Exceptional quality cleaning. Weekly/Bi-weekly. 10+ yrs experience. Call Brenda at: 860-304-2524

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

Computer/Internet

. Your Local Lawrence Bank

602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

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

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

http://lawrencemarketplce.com/ lynncommunications

Employment Services

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

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

785-842-0094

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

Heating & Cooling

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

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

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

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

Quality work at a fair price!

WorldClassNEK.com

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

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

785-749-4391

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ksrroofing

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Plumbing

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

785-764-9582

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ mclaughlinroofing

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

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

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

ROOF REPAIRS

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

Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

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

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

785-764-9136

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

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

www.scott-temperature.com www.lawrencemarketplace. com/scotttemperature

785-766-2785

inside-out-paint@yahoo.com Free Estimates Fully Insured Lawrencemarketplace.com/ inside-out-paint

Fast Quality Service

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

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For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

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

Kate, 785-423-4464

www.kbpaintingllc.com

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Garage door opener installation, you supply opener. Professionally installed, all brands, also will check, adjust and lubricate door. Call, Shawn, for quote. 785-312-4386

General Services Accessible and General Public Transportation

Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

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

Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

midwestcustompools.com

Home Improvements

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Green Grass Lawn Care

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

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

LAWN & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE Big/Small Jobs

Dependable Service

Insured 20 yrs. experience

913-488-7320 Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Vinyl siding, Roofing, Tearoff/reroof. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction

• Hair styling /Coloring • Soft Curl Perms • Nails & Eye Lashes 785-856-9020 2400 Franklin Rd., Suite E LawrenceMarketplace. . com/ruffends

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

785-843-2244

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

Salon & Spa

A. B. Painting & Repair

Landscaping

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

Garage Doors

KW Service 785-691-5949

Painting

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

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

WorldClassNEK.com

Mowing Leaf/Clean Up Tree Trimming Seeding Shrub Trimming Whatever U Need Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

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

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

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

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

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

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

Repairs and Services

Locally owned & operated.

Pet Services

www.independenceinc.org

Bus. 913-269-0284

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

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

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PineLandscapeCenter.com Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

TRI-C LAWNS LLC

Licensed-fertilization, pesticide/herbicides. Lawn renovation/ aeration/vertical cut, leaf removal, pruning, tree/shrub/flower install. 913-220-5615 scrabaug@gmail.com

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Siding Services

Siding Installation, New Construction, Repair, Replace, Painting Windows, Doors, Remodeling FREE Estimates Licensed & Insured (785) 312-0581 www.crconstruct.com lawrencemarketplace.com/ crconstruct

Tile Installation

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

Travel Services Lawrence First Class Transportation

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

Free Quote

Lawrencemarkeptlace. com/firstclass

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

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

785-841-5466

Tree/Stump Removal Arborscapes Tree Service Tree trimming & removal Ks Arborists Assoc. Certified Licensed & Insured. 785-760-3684 www.KansasTreeCare.com3

Roofing

“Call for a Free Home Demo” www.MuttsandManners.com 1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

Mea’s BERNINA

Sewing and Vacuum Center 2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595 M-F 9-6, Th 9-8, Sat 9-4 CLASSES FORMING NOW Servicing Most Model Sewing Machines, Sergers & Vacs www.lawrencemarketplace. com/measbernina

Free Estimates 785-760-0601 www.itilellc.com

785-764-2220

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

T.S. Security

Insured & Bonded Residential & Commercial Cameras/Systems 913-208-0937

Affordable Wall & Floor Tiling

785-842-3030

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

Security

Sewing Service & Repair

913-585-1846

Free estimates/Insured.

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

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

Riffel Painting Co.

No Job Too Big or Small

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

We’re There for You!

I COME TO YOU!

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

in print and online.

Insurance

jayhawkguttering.com

Quality work at a fair price!

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

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

Complete Roofing

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

Every ad you place runs

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

Place your ad

ANY TIME OF DAY OR NIGHT

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

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

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities. Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN www.lynnelectric.com

Roofing

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

785-842-3311

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

Origins Interior Design

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

All Your Banking Needs

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

Instruction and Tutoring

Financial

785-841-3088

Let us clean for you! In October - we will give 5% of our profits to Breast Cancer Research Family owned and operated since 1992 Call 785-841-2268

Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home repairs: Doors, Windows, Stairs, Wood Rot, Siding, Powerwash785-766-5285

785-594-3357

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

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

(785) 550-1565

mmdownstic@hotmail.com Lawrencemarketplace.com/tic

www.ah-air.com

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

Yoga is more than getting on the mat. Live Passionately Yoga Nutrition Classes Relaxation Retreats 1407 Massachusetts 785-218-0174 lawrencemarketplace.com/ breathe

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

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

Electrical

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

Pet Services

Breathe Holistic Life Center

Steve’s Place

Drafting www.customcadshop.com Over 25 years experience Drafting/Cutout/Constr. Commercial Casework. CNC availability 785-766-1280 eves.

Medical-HealthTherapy

Eagles Lodge

Decks & Fences

Oakley Creek Catering

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

Home Improvements

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

Call 913-209-4055

- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

Guttering Services

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com

For All Your Battery Needs

Harris Auto Repair

Events/ Entertainment

785-843-2174

Catering

785-842-2108

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

TOKIC CONSTRUCTION

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

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

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

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete Custom Decorative Patterns Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109 www.robinseggconcrete.com

www.FloorTraderLawrence.com Click on “Local Store” tab

Details in store. BBB Accredited A+

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

Concrete

Adorable Animal Designs

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

785-842-7118

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ adorableanimaldesign

785-865-0600

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

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

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

target NE Kansas

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

WorldClassNEK.com

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

ONLINE ADS via 9 community newspaper sites.

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10C SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2011 Apartments Apartments Unfurnished Unfurnished DO YOU KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR?

Ask about our “Good Neighbor Policy”

1BR & 2BR Remodeled Units All utilities paid, includes high speed Internet. Starting at $560/month

Apartments Unfurnished

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

Avalon Apartments

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

785-841-1155

901 Avalon

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

Apartments Unfurnished 2 Months FREE!

Sunrise Terrace — 951 Arkansas, so close to KU! 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laundry, lots of parking, some with W/D. $550 - $750/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

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at 901 New Hampshire

Nice 2BR, 2 bath with W/D

LAUREL GLEN APTS

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

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1 - 2 BRs

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center • Ironwood Court Apts. • Park West Gardens Apts • Park West Town Homes

Downtown Lofts

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

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Country Club Apts.

Move in by Nov. 1, 2011 Call for details 785-838-9559

Last Minute Special!

2 & 3BR units

Income restrictions apply Students welcome Sm. Dog Welcome EOH

2BR, W/D, pool-start at $500

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

Parkway Terrace

Apts.

2340 Murphy Drive 2BRs - $500/mo.

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

Apartments & Townhomes 2 & 4BRs Available NOW

1/2 OFF & MORE! 2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D Large kitchens, bedrooms A l l Units: Pool, on KU bus hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. and closets. Newly uproute, DW, & microwave One Month Rent FREE! dated. Convinent to all $650/mo. 785-841-5797 2 & 3 Bedrooms 2BRs - 1/2 Mo. Rent FREE services, on the bus route Clubhouse lounge, gym, 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry near KU, laundry facilities Call Today 785-841-1155 garages avail., W/D, walk on site, wood floors, off-st. 837 MICHIGAN in closets, and 1 pet okay. parking, CA. No pets. $5004BRs - 1st Mo. Rent FREE 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence $550, water pd. 785-841-5797 W/D, FREE wireless internet 2BR — 909 Missouri or 1305 785-842-3280 660 GATEWAY COURT 2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4- Kentucky, in 4-plex. Have Call 785-841-8400 plex, CA, W/D hookup, off- CA & DW. No pets. $450/ www.sunriseapartments.com st. parking. $410-$420/mo. month. Call 785-841-5797 No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Red Oak Apts. 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st 2408 Alabama 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 2BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No Newly remodeled 1 & 2 BR 1st floor, DW. $490/month. laundry. Close to KU. $550/ pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 water & trash paid No pets. Call 785-841-5797 mo. One Month FREE. $200 www.rentinlawrence.com $450 - $510/mo. Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 www.rentinlawrence.com Deposits -$300 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 Call Today 785-841-1155 2BR, lower in 4-plex, 1725 story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, Tennessee. $465/mo. Has 2BR, 925 Alabama. 1 Bath, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. Central Air, $500/mo. 2 Car ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 785-813-1344, 785-393-4510 garage is avail. for $100 3BR, 1.5 bath, W/D hookup, per month. 785-842-7644 3332 W. 8th St. $750/mo. & 2BR avail. now, very nice $750 deposit. Sunset Ele& quiet, DW, W/D, off st. mentary. Call 785-842-9033 parking. $535/mo. No pets. Village Square 785-423-1565, 785-841-4035 Stonecrest • Hanover PARKWAY COMMONS

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1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly Reserve YOUR Apt. for 2012 Call 785-842-3040 or email: village@sunflower.com

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Townhomes

NOW LEASING!

MULTI-MEDIA SALES MANAGER The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a leader to supervise a sales team which increases advertising revenue for all digital and print advertisers. By working closely with our sales and management teams, this individual will: • Recommend and execute sales strategy to achieve budgeted goals. • Supervise and develop sales account executives in their efforts to achieve their revenue goals. • Participate in the development and sales of new, revenue-generating projects. • Create a work process plan that promotes communication, encourages cooperation and operates efficiently, focusing on overall revenue growth with consideration for individual units’ revenue goals. • Work closely with the VP of Sales & Marketing to develop and propose pricing and packaging to fill needs of both the client and the company. • Know the strengths and weaknesses of the competition across all advertising mediums and position The World Company accordingly. • Understand and work with traffic, production and billing systems and staff to efficiently manage sales processes. • Submit weekly and monthly status reports including pacing/projections and progress summary. Ideal candidates should have at least five years of successful career development in sales, e.g. growth in territory or responsibility; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; a proficiency for understanding and selling all media types; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong selling and organizational skills; strong verbal, mathematical, and analytical skills; a proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software. Candidates must possess a valid state driver’s licenses (or be able to get one). To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

430 Eisenhower Drive Showing by Appt. Call 785-842-1524 www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785

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PARKWAY 6000

CALL FOR SPECIALS! • 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free Call 785-832-0555 or after 3PM 785-766-2722

Saddlebrook Townhomes

Luxury 2BR, 2 Bath with W/D and 1 Car Garage. Quiet West side Area 625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 Saddlebrook@sunflower.com

Houses 1-5BRs - 8 Houses & Apts Avail. now by owner. Some near KU/downtown. $525 & up. Joy Realty 785-842-2268

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069 2BR, 1 bath, secluded, large country home, natural gas. avail. now. 1 sm. dog ok. No smoking. 785-838-9009 3BR avail. now. 1734 Maple Lane. CA, 1 bath, stove, refrig., new windows. $700/ mo. Pets extra. 785-843-1407 3BR ranch NW area. 1.5 bath, nice yard, deck, all appls., and 1 car garage. $825/mo. Avail. now. 785-766-9823 3BR, 1 bath, in Prairie Park, 2625 Maverick Lane, Lawrence. W/D hookup, fenced yard. $875/mo. 785-393-1288 3BR, 1 Bath. 1632 W. 20th Terr. Near KU & Lawrence High. Fenced yard, play room. NO PETS! $750/mo. Call 785-832-9906

4BR, 508 Minnesota, 2 bath, AC, DW, W/D hookup, $800. 2BR, 519 Michigan, 1.5 bath, 2BR, 1.5 bath, range, refrig., AC, W/D hookup, carport. DW, W/D hookup, disposal, $650/mo. 785-865-7304 off-st. parking. on Harvard, W. of Iowa. No pets. $625/ SPECIAL: 4BR farmhouse mo. Call 785-842-0158 with character. Great 6th Street location. $975/mo. 2BR, 1301A Michigan Way. 785-832-8728 /785-331-5360 On cul-de-sac. Has CA, lg. www.lawrencepm.com yard w/patio, W/D hookup. $625/mo. Call 785-691-7400 4BR, 2707 Freedom Hill Ct. 2BR, 2 bath, FP, lg. kitchen, Excellent cul-de-sac loca2 car. New carpet & paint. tion. 3 Bath, bsmt. $1,250 2121 Pikes Peek Place. Heritage Realty 785-841-1412

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

LARGE 4BR DUPLEX

913 Christie Ct., Lawrence - New exterior & carpet. 3 full bath, 2 kitchens, 2LRs, walk-out basement, 2 car. $1,100/mo. 913-687-2582 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Townhomes

SPORTS COPY EDITOR PRINT & DIGITAL The World Company, a fast-paced, multi-media organization in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for a PRINT & DIGITAL SPORTS COPY EDITOR with a knack for producing innovative designs through copy editing and lively headlines in order to facilitate the publication of high quality, accurate, digital and print sports articles and stories. Copy editor will: • Edit stories for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar and spelling, organization, readability and style. • Produce the site’s sports content so that it remains current, accurate and fresh. • Design and maintain digital forms, views, links and other technical aspects to maximize interactivity of the user experience. • Create and administer pages in Ellington, content management system which may include the posting of video, audio and written content. • Coordinate with reporters, editors and photographers to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality. • Perform detail-oriented, quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers. • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. Ideal candidates should have a track record of sound news judgment, a keen eye for errors of style and substance, strong design skills, being team oriented, prioritizing and taking pride in the details, and at least one year of newsroom, print or on-line publication copy editing experience. Ability to work evenings and weekends is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent years of work experience and at least three years of experience using Quark Express or InDesign. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units starting at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) www.pinetreetownhouses.com 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. CA, DW, W/D hookup, carport. $575/mo. Available Now. Call 785-842-7644

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Baldwin City

PARKWAY 4000

• 2 & 3BRs available • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free

Call for Specials!

Many improvements!

816-260-8606, 913-845-0992

Office Space

Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

785-841-4785

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

SE Lawrence Location

Near K-10, energy efficient, newer construction. Rent 2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. entire bldg. or any portion. Some units - 1 month free. 3,700 sq. ft. heated warehouse w/1,000 sq.ft. office/ 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 show rm. Fenced in, paved www.lawrencepm.com parking & storage with loading dock. 785-865-6231 785-832-0555/785-766-2722

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. $750/mo. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com

Chairs - Victorian King and Queen chairs with beautiful carvings. both for $100. Call 785-842-1560 Antique loveseat $225, legs look like a sleigh. antique white desk $125, antique pink & white screen $100, antique tapestry painting $150, antique 2 shadow boxes, $100/both. 785-241-2570

Craftsman 10-inch tablesaw. New 1.5 hp motor, upgraded fence, power-twist belt, zero-clearance inserts, cast steel extension wings, and dust-bag. $300. (785) 842-5661

Rockwell Router. 1/4” 1HP. Asking $45. Please Call: 785-856-1028

Farms-Acreage

Multi-Family Sale

This is a Multi-Family Sale Indoors and outdoors

Saturday & Sunday 9AM-5PM Skilsaw modal 77. Asking Please Call: Dryer - Maytag Atlantis $50. Divided into parts, dryer, quiet package, 785-856-1028 here we go. heavy duty, Intellidry control. Asking $100. Call 785- Weiler 8” medium Crimped 1st a pre-consignment 542-1522 or 785-331-9295 wire wheel .014wire, 2” A sale items are marked H (TLM-8) with metal for an up and coming Hotpoint Oven. Stove. adapter 2” to 5/8” A.H. Re- kids sale. This is your White. Purchased new 2 tails $75.00 will sell $50.00 chance to shop FIRST. years ago. $100.00 Cash High quality high end 785-865-2813 only. 785 979 2312 brands of kids winter Programmable Cof- Wooden Kit Table. Wooden clothing. Coats ALL sizes feemaker. Mr. Coffee 12 Kit table. 41 Sq x 29 H Pls both boy & girl. Free fun with purchase cup. Brewing pause & Asking $25. Please call: money (spend here) serve, removable fliter 785-550-4142 basket, cord storage, man2nd downsizing sale after ual. $5. 785-832-1332. Wooden work bench. 37 years of marriage. heavy duty Houshold items, tools, Toastmaster Bread Ma- Homemade workbench. 5’ too much to list. chine. Bread Box Bread wooden Maker with recipes & in- long, 3’ wide, 4’ high 3rd Donation Sale for 5th struction Book - $15.00 785-615-9026 Grade Class Trip. Boys 785-865-2813 size 10 clothes, misses Medical 6/8 electronics, books, Baby & Children's Equipment decor, towels, drapes, craft supplies, dishes, Items Wheel Chairs (2) different baking items, cookstyles, (3) walkers differ- books, bedding, black Play Center. Fisher price ent styles, assorted cushinfant/toddler play center ions (2) gel, shower chair, bean brownies, moving dolly, air compressor, w/door mail etc. retail $70 potty chair, IV pole, 20” sell for $25 call Deb TV, TV cabinet, wall mount make up bags, model cadillac, outdoor toys, 785-843-7759 GF. clock, AB Doer exer- wind chimes, yard tools, ciser 785-842-3719, after 12. child ATV, formal gowns. Play house. Large outside little tykes play house Rented clubhouse of Music-Stereo w/porch-table/chairs/ Pinetree Townhomes. Items kitchen etc. $100 Deb inside & out. Off Haskell, Keyboard - Kawai keyboard 785-843-7750 near Fire station. 2 blocks with stand and instruction Play mailbox. Little tykes book. Asking $70. Please North of K-10. toddler play mailbox, stop call 785-842-1560 light, kitchen etc $7 each Lawrence-Rural Call Deb at 785-843-7759 Three Pianos with bench. Wurlitzer spinet: $250. Acrosonic spinet: $525. Estate/Barn Sale at Bicycles-Mopeds Kimball Console: $525. Stepping Stone 20 inch girl’s bicycle. Pur- Price includes tuning and Horse Ranch! ple and white girl’s bicy- delivery. Call: 785-832-9906 cle- good condition. Call Office Equipment 785-865-0806 $20 Fri, Sat, Sun

Appliances

Christmas Trees

Roof top ski carrier-Thule enclosed. room for all your skis, snowboard, gear!. Attach and go. new 300.00 Price 100.00 excellent785-830-8867

Gas Grill - 2 burner gas grill. Has only been used a Ticket Mart few times. Asking $65. Please call 785-843-2671 Chiefs/Chargers Tickets and parking pass, Oct. 31, 785-979-5260 Clothing

Boys Size 14 & 16 Husky TV-Video Clothing. 2 big boxes full clothes in great condition, TV - Sony 32” television in barely used for $40; please excellent condition. Asking $75. Call 785-842-1560 leave msg at 785-550-0321 Fleece Pants. KU Jayhawks child/youth sized fleece pants. New with tags. Great gift! $10 785-841-4192

Firewood-Stoves Firewood - Free Firewood, Lawrence on the ground, Walnut, You cut & haul. Call 78510 843-4940 or 785-865-9616 Firewood: Early Bird Sale mixed firewood, cured for 1 year. $180 per cord. Call 785-766-4272 (Lawrence)

Buick 2001 Regal LS Sedan, Gold Metallic, B6647A $7771.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

Crafts, Crafts, & MORE Crafts (yarn, fabric, kits, plastic canvas, needle point & cross-stitch material and patterns+++) Furniture (dressers, chests of drawers, desks, kitchen tables & chairs) knick knacks (tons of misc with lots of lions and teapots) Guns (rifles & pistols - must be KS resident 21 yrs. of age or older.) Electric scooter; handicap acc. Tupperware & MORE Kitchen (dishes, pots, cookware, silver, china, glassware); BOOKS galore (mystery, fiction, cookbooks & craft books); holiday decorations; Horses!! Riding equipment (pants, boots, saddles: jumping & dressage); Child’s Electric pink Barbie car; Model Trains (HO engines, building kits NIB) & much much more!!!!

Cadillac 2008 CTS AWD Luxury pkg, Cadillac certified, alloy wheels, Bose sound, On Star….Nice! stk#18381 only $27,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cadillac 2007 CTS leather heated memory seats, On Star, plenty of comfort that only a Cadillac and give you!! Stk#14826A1 only $17,653. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

FABULOUS FALL TAG SALE MONDAY ONLY

Large antique office desk 10 $100. For more info. call Deb at 785-843-7759 Living Room Set. Matching sofa and love seat. Coffee, sofa, and end tables. Great shape. $160 for all. Firm. 785-749-3298.

Buick 2006 Lucerne CXL, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, traction control, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, Harmon/Kardon premium sound, stk#447251 only $16,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

8am - 4pm

Printer. Canon i900D color photo printer with individual ink cartridges. Like 95 E. 1600 Rd, Baldwin Ks; new. $75 Call Michael 3 miles E & 2 miles S of Junction. (Travel south 785-840-6578 on 59 to 56 turn left/east, travel 3 miles turn Sports-Fitness south/right on 1600 E. Equipment travel 2 miles.)

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

Cadillac 2007 STS, AWD luxury edition, this is one luxury car that you don’t have to spend a luxurious price on! Stk#131221 only $14,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Boats-Water Craft 22 ft aqua patio boat. 80 HP 4 stroke yamaha motor and trailor. Clinton Marina dock G819. $5000. Call: 785-841-3054

Chevrolet 2005 Cobalt Coupe yellow, D8776A $8288.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

Cars-Domestic

YARD SALE

Sat. Oct. 8, 9AM-5PM Sun.Oct. 9, 10AM-2PM.

Oak Curio Cabinet, it has 3 1031 & 1035 Sunset Dr. glass shelves, measures Lawrence approx. 60”x22”x13”. Bring a truck and help when you Wheelchair ramp, child’s pick it up, cash only, $80 picnic table, children s Email me signit2@aol.com craft kits, tableware, Oak Stereo Cabinet, glass dishes & bowls, party decor, lots of vases & door. Tall Oak cabinet, glass door 50 in ht, 20in multilples of vases, mirdeep, glass shelves $ rors, votives, silk flow100.00- back panel access. ers, home accessories, decorator pillows, fringe 785-830-8867 & fabric, Fostoria crystal, baskets, Wooden Coffee Table. books, Large, heavy wooden Cof- xylo-drum, jigsaw puzzles, ice cream freezer, fee Table. 41 Sq X 16 H. might need some refinish- large music box, Health Rider, “New” Christmas ing. asking $25. pls call lights, great Halloween 785-550-4142 decorations including Wrought iron patio set. large blow-ups, life size Wrought iron patio set, mummy, men’s winter one year old. Table and 4 coats, electric foot bath, chairs. $50. 913-982-7478 fall decor, centerpieces, ornamental wool hall runner 2.5’x8’, pictures, Holiday Decor jewelry, picture frames, paint brushes, garden Jingle Bell Rock Santa. Like and workshop tools, new in box dancing Santa. hardware, drawing supRetail $50.00, $15.00 plies, watercolor and 785-865-2813 drawing paper, cameras and equipment, leather tools lab vessels. scanHousehold Misc. ner, recorders, tool boxes, postcards and Juicer. Vitamin Bar 2 lots of misc. Rain date: Vegetable/Fruit Deluxe October 29 & 30, Juicer by Salton. Includes: 9AM-6PM. pulp collector, extractor filter and juice cup. $5. 785-832-1332 Place your Garage

14 wooded acres near Lake Perry. Old homestead (no house). Repo, assume owner financing, no down payment, $585 monthly & 11 Acres, corner w/ trees, Lunch Box. Vintage Aladdin Sale Ad Today! 3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, $343 monthly 785-554-9663 “construction worker” garage. 2807 Four Wheel Go to: type black plastic lunch Drive. $795/mo. Available box with thermos holder. http://www2.ljworld.com/market Now. Call 785-766-8888 Douglas Co. / Lecompton place/classifieds/ $3. 785-832-1332 6 - 50 Ac. trees, ponds, hillClick on “place an ad” untop view, sm. home. Price AVAIL. Now Reduced - Owner Finance X-Large dog kennel. Hard der the blue garage sale 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 side. $60. was $140. New. box and follow the step FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 by step process! www.kslandsales.blogspot.com Call: 785-979-4721 3BR, 2 bath, 1 car, NW Nicer! No Pets $765/mo. 785.423.5828

Buick 2007 Lucerne CXL, leather heated memory seating, premium alloy wheels, OnStar, power equipment and more, stk#152481 only $17,266. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Give aways, memorabilias, collections, much, much more.

Electric Trimmer/Blower, 2 in 1 Plus, like new, $50. 14 785-841-2976

3BR nice duplex avail. now. October 10th 1 bath, new appls., 1 car, lg. Furniture fenced yard. $750/mo. 1/2 8 AM - 8 PM OFF 1st Month 785-594-4864 Bedroom set. Full size bedroom set, with headboard 1709 Indiana Street and both mattresses. BedEudora ding included. 785-615-9026 Huge sale of beautiful 3BR home, 1236 Main, 1 bath, items. Lovely home dewood floors, newly redone, Blue Loveseat - $50. This cor including Lenox PenThermo windows, CA, 1 car. loveseat is like new. Co- cil Angels and Santas, $900/mo. + deposit. Call mes from a smoke-free en- Charming Tails Hallowvironment. No rips, stains, een and Christmas Figur785-766-0035 or 766-0271 or tears of any kind. Call ines, and small antique 785-331-7413. collectibles. Computer desk with hutch Home and kitchen items please call including Oneida Dish3BR, newer split level, 625 $20. ware, pots and pans, and E. 14th Terrace. Nice area, 785-615-9026 a variety of high quality 2 bath, FP, 2 car, nice yard. Entertainment Center - crystal and glassware. $1,175/mo. 913-441-3111 small , oak entertainment Gorgeous clothing includcenter. Asking $75. Please ing a vintage wedding dress, formal prom and call 785-842-1560 Tonganoxie dance dresses in small sizes, and several other ! FUTON FRAME ! For Sale or Rent. Full-sized with storage unique pieces. 2 & 3BR trailers from $2,500 drawers, excellent Baseball cards, coin col- $15,000. Rent from $550 condition. $75/Best offer. lector supplies, clocks, $650/mo. Possible owner Call: 785-749-3688 candles, exercise bike, finance. Paradise Trailer walnut bookcase, cann! leave message. ! Park, Tonganoxie, KS ing jars, ladies motorcy816-985-3114, 913-620-0195 Lane Regina China Hutch. cle helmet, and SO MUCH H-69 inches, W-42 1/2 MORE. CEDAR HILLS inches, 2 drawers, 2 doors, New Management 2 glass doors with 2 Everything priced to sell! 1-3BR apts. in Tonganoxie shelves. $40 785-550-1893

Luxury Office Suites Avail. SW Lawrence, 2 offices left 785-633-5465 www.lawrencespacefor lease.blogspot.com 2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, W/D hookups, 2 car with opener. Easy access to I-70. Includes paid cable. Pets under 20 lbs. allowed Call 785-842-2575 www.princeton-place.com

Cars-Domestic

Mobile Home 1908 E. 19th St Lawrence, KS

785-615-9026

Antiques

3BR, 2 story avail. Nov. 729 Illinois, near Elem. school Bike: Mens & ladies. 10 & downtown. 1 Bath, new speed bikes for sale. $94. kitchen & bath, large shed. Call 785-842-3808 $900. Pets ok. 303-502-6506 Bikes. Children’s 12” bike 3BR cute country home, Eu$10.00 Children’s 15” bike dora school district, $800/ $10.00 785-865-2813 mo. Appls., full bsmt., deck. Avail. Nov. 1. 785-979-0767 Mountain Bike. 26” 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 Roadmaster Mountain Bike 18 speed, good condition. bath, garage, fenced yard. Avail. Now. $800/mo. 1/2 off 20” Huffy Kids Bike. $85 for pair. Call 785-224-8107 Deposit. Call 785-842-7644

Duplexes

3BR, 1,500 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 car, loft, fenced, Near W. I70 exit. $800. Avail. Nov. 1/2 OFF Nov. 785-843-4548 eves

Lawrence

Large Moving Sale

Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, 3BR, SW district, 2 bath, big laundry. $390, water/cable backyard, double garage. Near fitness trail. $950/mo. paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 Sorry, no pets 785-841-4201 Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all 4BR, 1307 W. 22nd St. 3 level, elect, plenty of parking, AC, 1.5 bath, garage, close to laundry. $410. water/cable KU, school, and shopping. paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 $1,000/mo. 785 331-7846

$750/mo. Call 785-842-7644

Machinery-Tools

Duplexes for sale:: Two to 14 inch electric chain saw. 14 choose from. Each: 2BR, 1 Asking $20. Please Call: bath with garage, $132,000. 785-856-1028 Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 3BR Townhomes Avail. Black & Decker Electric October 9th, 2011 Adam Ave. - 2 bath, 2 car, EdgeHog, like new, $50. Sunday ONLY 1,700 sq. ft., some with 785-841-2976 7AM-5PM fenced yards, $895/mo. Bainbridge Cir. - 1,200 Compound miter saw. Held in the basement 1,540 sq. ft., 1.5-2.5 bath, 1 Ryobi 10” compound eleccar, $695 - $775/mo. of Brookwood tric miter saw. $75.

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Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt LT, fwd, 4cyl, great gas mileage, GM Certified, 2 yrs of scheduled maintenance, reliability! What more could you ask? Only $14,855. Stk#18218. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Buick 2008 Enclave CXL AWD, power liftgate, sunroof, navigation, 19” alloy wheels, Bose sound, dvd, On Star, GM certified, first 2yrs maintenance, and much more! Stk# 14586A only $30,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Cars-Domestic

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

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

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

Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 3 available price as low as $16,770. 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Ford 2008 Mustang GT this is one hot ride! Leather heated seats, Shaker sound system, local trade, very nice! Stk#58041A2 only $17,650. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2005 Taurus SE Sedan - Silver. T96907A $7991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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Pontiac 2009 G8 GT 6.0 V8 with lots of power to spare! You gotta drive this one! Not many left! Stk#11346 only $26,853. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Pontiac 1999 Grand Am GT. 186k. Good condition. Tinted glass. Leather. Well maintained. upgraded sound system (blue tooth, dvd, ipod compatible). $2000/best offer. Call: 785-218-7409

Pontiac 2005 Grand Prix GT, leather heated seats, traction control, alloy wheels, remote start, On Star, & more! Stk#555311 only $12,845. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cars-Imports

Audi 2004 A6 S-line, 2.7t, AWD, auto, leather, Bose, pre. pkg. cld. pkg. moon, spoiler, 111k $11,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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Infiniti 2003 G35 two to choose, under 100k, auto/leather, moon, loaded, Bose, starts at $12,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Cars-Imports

Mercedes 1998 E320, auto, California car, moon, loaded, wht/gray. leather, 21-29MPG, 105k, $7,800 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Cars-Imports

Toyota 2005 Corolla S, FWD, 30-38MPG, auto, tint, spoiler, CD, PL, PW,105k, $10,500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Chevrolet 2002 Corvette Convertible, 2Dr. Stk#T96291A Sale Price $27,495 Hyundai 2006 Sonata LX Sedan - Silver, B6689A $9991. Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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KIA 2006 AMANTI. Stk#T6622A. Sale Price $13,999

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Chevrolet 2003 Trailblazer LTZ 4wd, leather, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheels controls, tow pkg, lots of extra’s, stk#59526A1 only $9,944. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Mitsubishi 2009 Galant ES, alloy wheels, power equipment, great fuel economy and dependability! Only $13,444. stk#10854. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Chrysler 2007 300C touring, 102k, 20”wheels, leather loaded, CD, heated seats, $14,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chrysler 1999 Sebring Convertible by Owner.

Champagne body with black convertible top. Has recently been thoroughly checked by professional local auto mechanic who is available to discuss details of tune-up work needed. Asking below blue book value. Nice Car! Please call Jeremy at 785-230-1990 or e-mail bevdream@sunflower.com Serious inquiries only please.

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Ford 2010 Focus SE in charcoal gray. Great gas mileage from 4 cyl. automatic. Like new, one owner, no accidents, & priced right. Satellite radio. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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Acura 2006 RL AWD, auto/sportshift, Navi/6cd, moon, heated. seats, loaded, silver/black. leather, 100k. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Lincoln 2004 Town Car Signature, leather, alloy wheels, home link, a true luxury car! Stk#14587A2, only $11,550 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Honda 2004 Accord EX, 1owner, FWD, auto, Navi, gld/tan. leather, loaded, moon, alloy, 115k, $11,500. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Honda 2006 Civic Hybird. Clean car. Silver color. Auto. 4-door. 6900k. Gas saver 45-50 mpg. excellent condition. $12,000/best offer. Second owner. 3 Year warrenty. Call: 785-424-3809

Pontiac 2005 6 Base Sedan Sedona Beige, T6851A $9991.00 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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Lincoln 2009 MKZ premium alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, cd changer, Sync, leather, and more for only $18,752. stk#404101. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Nissan 2001 Altima GXE, FWD, auto, cd, cruise, cloth, pl, pw, 140k, $5900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Nissan 2004 Maxima 3.5L auto, 20”wheels, new tires, well maintained, Bose, CD changer, loaded, 20-27MPG 165k, $8500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Nissan 2011 Sentra. 4 dr silver with power windows, AC, radio/cd player, automatic, cruise control, only 8600 miles. Only one owner. Great first time car for student or save gas to and from work. Selling price $16,500. Call or text 785-550-4595.

Rocktober Old Car Escape $4,500 MORE For YOUR OLD BEAST ooooo Should Your Old Car Be Rusting In Peace?

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Chevrolet 2005 Trailblazer LT 4wd, leather heated memory seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, Bose premium sound, stk#173521 only $12,744. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Saturn 2008 Outlook XE, sunroof, alloy wheels, 2nd row bench, room for 8! Lots of style for a very affordable price! Only $23,450. stk#14344 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dodge 2008 Nitro RT 4wd, leather heated seats, sunroof, home link, CD changer, and much more! Stk#14989 only $19,725. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Buick 2006 Rendezvous Motorcycle-ATV CXL, FWD,3rd row, 107k, Cherry 2006 VTX 300R Moleather, loaded, moon, torcycle. Only 5,660 miles. trac.control, heated seat, Maroon paint and lots of $10,900 chrome. Like new. Saddle View pictures at bags as pictured. 2006 www.theselectionautos.com Honda. This is a well cared 785.856.0280 for bike. Great price at 845 Iowa St. $5,100. Call 785-840-9857 Lawrence, KS 66049 after 6 pm and ask for Jim

Sport Utility-4x4

Buick 2008 Enclave FWD 4dr CXL Stk#D8742 Sale Price $24,918

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GMC 2009 Acadia SLE, one owner, tow pkg, room for 8 pass, alloy wheels, power seat, 24 mpg hwy, stk# 19786A1 only $22,761. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Hyundai 2007 Santa Fe AWD Limited, V6, one owner, sunroof, leather heated seats, traction control, alloy wheels, and more! Stk#563731 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2004 Excursion Eddie Bauer Turbo Diesel automatic, quad captain chairs, rear entertainment, tow package, rear a/c, beautiful $19,988

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Chevrolet 2010 HHR LT 4cyl, get great gas mileage and plenty of room. Chevy Certified w/2yrs of worry free maintenance! Stk#10963 only $13,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Saturn 2004 Vue AWD, 3.5L, 6cyl. automatic, Forest green w/gray interior. Winter vehicle at summer price only $18,988. Get Ready now - snow is coming soon! All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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

Volkswagen 2007 GTI one owner, local trade, sunroof, spoiler, alloy wheels, CD changer, some much fun to drive! stk#319421Only #17,845. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Nissan 2010 Versa S, power equip, like new, choose from two only $14223.00 stk#s13257 or 14043 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

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

Chrysler 2006 PT Cruiser Touring only 46K miles, very nice with lots of equipment! Great gas mileage and great low payments! Only $9,815 stk#149051 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Mazda 2008 Mazda3 Hatchback. FUN car with heated seats! Dark Gray color, BOSE audio, BRAND new tires, and much more. Super nice condition, lots of options, and a great looking car. Drive Fun. See wbsite for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Mazda 2006 Mazda5 Sport Wagon. Really nice, 5 door with dual sliding side doors. Dark gray, only 63K miles. Automatic. FUN car! Brand new tires. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Pontiac 2009 Vibe FWD, 4cyl, automatic, sunroof, traction control, alloy wheels, On Star. A little more than basic, but still a basic price! Only $13,877. stk#48285A2 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Subaru 2002 Outback wagaon in all wheel drive and beautiful pearl white. Extremely nice condition and low miles. Wonderful Subaru 4 cylinder engine and all wheel drive system. take a look, Outbacks always sell quickly. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Crossovers

Lexus 2002 GS 430 4.3L, V-8 engine with automatic trans. Beautiful midnight black w/gray interior. sunroof, navigation, custom chrome wheels. Thousand below book at only $13,450. All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 visit our website www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today.

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Crossovers

Ford 2006 Explorer “Eddie Bauer” 77K Who Could Say No to This Much Vehicle? www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

Chevrolet 2010 Impala’s Special purchase of nicely equip’d like new program cars, remainder of 5yr/100,000 factory warranty. 4 available priced as low as $15,644. 1.9% apr financing available, hurry in for best selection! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com HUMMER 2006 H2. Stk#D8763. Sale Price $31,999,

The Selection

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

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Lincoln 2007 MKX AWD one owner, loaded with an ultra sunroof, leather heated and cooled seats, navigation system and much much more! Stk#12683 only $22,844. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Toyota 2004 Camry XLE, leather, sunroof, traction control, alloy wheels, rear spoiler, stk#453473 only $11,230. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Nissan 2007 Murano AWD S, alloy wheels, power seat, power pedals, and more. Stk#15039 only $18,955. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Hyundai 2007 Tucson Nautical Blue, GLS Chevrolet 1989 K1500 4x4, More Than Ever, Awesome work truck, Apply On-Line At rhino sprayed, won’t rust www.academycars.com anymore! $3,998. 785-841-0102 All American Auto Mart 1200 East Santa Fe Olathe KS 66061 www.aaamkc.com Call 888-239-5723 Today. Jeep 1978 CJ-5 $4000/or best offer. Clear (non-salvaged) Kansas title. Body is in great shape, 35 in. over-sized radials, Edelbrock Carb, Original V8 & 3 speed shift pattern. Runs great! $2000 of mechanical work. If you are interested please call or text Lucas at 785-840-7446, or email at WorldClassNEK.com lucas.houk@yahoo.com

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Jeep 2007 Commander Sport 4wd, sunroof, abs, 3rd row seating, stk#19824A only $16,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Toyota 2004 Highlander SUV - Red D8769A $9,991. Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

Truck-Pickups

Chevrolet 2003 S-10 LS P/U 4wd, V6, automatic, crew cab, bed liner, tonneau cover, alloy wheels, pwr equip, low miles, these are really hard to find!! Only $13,815. stk#395881 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Truck-Pickups

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

Lawrence

Pontiac 2006 Montana SV6. 7 passenger family van, very clean, with DVD player. Nice Dark Blue Metallic, clean gray interior. Rear A.C. Nice van, 119K miles, and reduced to $7995 (KBB value $10,600) Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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GMC 2008 Sierra SLE1 4wd, Z71, crew cab, tonneau cover, alloy wheels, On star, GM Certified, tow pkg, and much more! Stk#350061 only $24,995 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dodge 2001 Dakota Quad 4X4, Black, 65K Limitless Amenities! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Toyota 1994 4Runner SR5 V-6 4x4, 5 Speed Manual, Power Moonroof, Kenwood CD, Cold A/C Power Windows and Locks, Cruise, Factory Alloys with Good Year Trackers, Running Boards, No Rust, Timing Belt Done, Can Provide Service Records, Miles Average for Age, Must Sell. $3,200. Call: 913-449-5225

Vans-Buses

Dodge 1999 Dakota SLT club cab. V6 Magnum RWD. Auto-transmission. One owner. Non-smoker. 60k originial miles. Silver GMC 2005 Sierra SLT ext Mist. Excellent cond. cab, one owner, hard tonneau cover, alloy $8,850. Call: 913-905-9012 wheels, steering wheel controls, Bose premium sound, running boards, tow pkg, stk#362881 only $19,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

CITY OF LAWRENCE SURPLUS VEHICLES & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE 17 lots of Fire/Medical extrication & pneumatic equipment 5 2002 Eldorado Fixed Route Transit Buses 4 2004 Diamond Paratransit Vehicles 1 2000 Chevrolet Pickup 1 1997 Ford Pickup 1 1998 Ford Pickup 1 1992 Pierce Quint Fire Truck 1 1986 LTC Ladder Fire Truck 2 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Cars 1 2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car 1 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car 1 2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car 1 backup tape library 1 lot of computer servers

Toyota 2007 Sienna XLE one owner, lots of room for the family with plenty of comfort and dependability! Stk#556051 only $22,444. The equipment and vehiDale Willey 785-843-5200 cles can be seen by going www.dalewilleyauto.com to the City’s web page, http://www.lawrenceks.org/ and click on the Gov Deals icon.

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(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World October 9, 2011) NOTICE TO BIDDERS Separate sealed bids will be received by the City of Lawrence, Kansas, in the office of the City Clerk, 6 East 6th Street, until 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 1, 2011, following purchase: SUBMERSIBLE PUMPS PRIORITY GROUP 1 Copies of the Notice to Bidders and specifications may be obtained at the Finance Department at the above address.

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS (Published in the Lawrence CIVIL DEPARTMENT Daily Journal-World October 9, 2011) TIB-The Independent BankersBank NOTICE TO BIDDERS Plaintiff, vs. Separate sealed bids will Hal J. Kurz and be received by the City of Tiffany D. Curtis, et al. Lawrence, Kansas, in the Defendants. office of the City Clerk, 6 Case No. 11CV287 Court Number: 1

East 6th street, until 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 18, 2011, following purchase:

Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60

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NOTICE OF SALE 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: 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 Quarter of Section 5, Township 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 West line of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence South 89 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds East, 682.74 feet; thence South 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds East, 320.77 feet; thence North 89 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds West, 682.80 feet, said point being on the West line of the Northwest Fractional Quarter; thence North 1 degrees 21 minutes 18 seconds West, 318.74 feet to the point of beginning Tract II: A tract of land located in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Fractional Quarter of Section 5, Township 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”)

to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and Kia 2006 Sedona, 1 owner, subject to the redemption alloy wheels, power eve- period as provided by law, rything, rear AC, CD and further subject to the player, $8,998. approval of the Court. For All American Auto Mart more information, visit 1200 East Santa Fe www.Southlaw.com Olathe KS 66061 www.aaamkc.com Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Call 888-239-5723 Today. Douglas County, Kansas

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The City Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.

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 (128841) ________

Mandatory pre-bid meeting: October 10, 2011. Copies of the Notice to Bidders and specifications may be obtained from RTI Consultants, 22117 West 83rd Street, Lenexa, KS 66227. The City Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. City of Lawrence, Kansas Jonathan Douglass City Clerk ________

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Longtime friendship sunk by alcohol use Dear Annie: My husband and I have been friends with “Ed and Bonnie” for many years. We were in each other’s weddings, our kids are the same age, we have taken vacations together, and on and on. My problem now is Ed’s drinking. He has always been a heavy drinker, although it never bothered me before. We would frequently imbibe together as a foursome and stay the night so no one would drive drunk. However, since the birth of my second child, I have pretty much cut out alcohol altogether, and now I find it difficult to socialize with people who drink so much. Ed never wants to do anything that involves the children because it means he won’t be able to drink. We only see each other at our house or theirs. The last time they came over, they stayed more than eight hours, and I discovered later that Ed was doing shots in our basement. If we go to their house, we are teased if we leave before a similar number of hours have passed. Bonnie isn’t bothered by this. She accepts Ed as he is. I can’t say anything to Ed, because he bristles. This has become awkward for me. I hate to lose such good friends, but I no longer look forward to seeing them, as I know it

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I felt very put out about the whole seating arrangement, but didn’t feel it was appropriate to say anything at this sad affair. Is this type of seating considered the norm today? Should I forget that it was an insult to the blood family to be seated in this manner? Please set my mind at ease. — Sad Father Dear Sad: We are so sorry for your loss. At such a anniesmailbox@comcast.net service, the front pew is reserved for immediate family. will involve lots of booze and That means spouses and chilnumerous hours of activities dren of the deceased, along I am no longer interested in. with parents, grandparents Is there any way to save the friendship? — California Dear California: Not at the moment. You and your husband have outgrown Ed and Bonnie. You are now focused, appropriately, on your young children. It’s possible the situation will change someday, but until then, you will feel better if you curtail some of your activities with this couple and let the friendship drift a bit. Dear Annie: My son recently passed away, and a memorial Mass was performed at a Catholic church. As the father, I performed the eulogy at the Mass. My daughter-in-law seated her three children, her son-inlaw and herself in the front pew. My daughter and I were relegated to the second pew.

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Engage your brain, or not Who said television was mindless? National Geographic devotes three hours tonight to “Brain Games” (7 p.m. to 10 p.m.), a celebration of that most super of computers we all rely on for every waking thought and sensation. Our brains are so busy that they often make shortcuts and filter out unneeded stimuli in order to make sense of the perceivable world. Illusionist David Copperfield appears in “Pay Attention!” (9 p.m.) to demonstrate how peoples’ focus can be deliberately distracted for the sake of entertainment like his, or for the benefit of pickpockets and thieves. ‘‘Watch This!” (8 p.m.) shows how Hollywood filmmakers and special effects wizards have turned illusion and delusion into a science. Part three, “Remember This!” (10 p.m.), shows how human memory is subject to the mind’s tricks and how the storage of memories — both short-term and long — is so essential to our identity and personality. It also explores the nature of so-called eyewitness accounts and how 20 witnesses can claim, even swear, to have seen something different.

Of course some people don’t use their brains at all. And for them, there are programs like “Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event” (7 p.m., E!).

As of this writing, “The Simpsons,” one of the smartest shows ever created, is faced with a contract dispute that may make this the final season. That would be sad. Worse still, the absence of “The Simpsons” would probably make room for some new Seth MacFarlane concoction along the lines of “American Dad.” For years I suspected that the difference in audiences for “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” and its spawn was strictly generational. But the real distinction is about literacy. “The Simpsons” is written by and for people who read books, magazines and newspapers and show an interest in a wider world. “Family Guy” and its ilk depend almost entirely on appealing to viewers whose only frame of reference is television, blockbuster movies and ephemeral pop culture. There’s a vast difference in both references and appeal. And that makes the possibility of losing “The Simpsons” an unfortunate prospect for the thinking viewer.

Tonight’s other highlights

Scheduled on “60 Minutes” (6 p.m., CBS): Egypt’s military rule; profiles of NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus and White House jobs adviser Jeffrey Immelt.

The Atlanta Falcons host the Green Bay Packers on “Sunday Night Football” (7 p.m., NBC).

Game Two of the American League Championship Series (7 p.m., Fox).

Court-ordered mediation on “The Good Wife” (8 p.m., CBS).

Mike becomes suspicious on “Desperate Housewives” (8 p.m., ABC).

Margaret opens up a bit about her past as Lucy (Paz de la Huerta) balks at her incarceration on “Boardwalk Empire” (8 p.m., HBO).

Once upon a time on “Dexter” (8 p.m., Showtime).

Maggie plans to meet the president on “Pan Am” (9 p.m., ABC).

Walt enlists an unlikely ally on the season finale of “Breaking Bad” (9 p.m., AMC).

New evidence leads to continued surveillance on “Homeland” (9 p.m., Showtime).

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and siblings. Your son’s wife and children belonged in the front pew, and you and your daughter should have sat with them. We don’t believe anyone intended to be insulting, but we get the distinct impression that you are not fond of your daughter-in-law, and this can add bitterness to your sorrow. Our deepest condolences.

— Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS

Actor Fyvush Finkel is 89. Former Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., is 70. Rhythm-and-blues singer Nona Hendryx is 67. Singer Jackson Browne is 63. Actress-TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 59.

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For Sunday, Oct. 9: This year, you will want to be more observant and less proactive. If you are single and you meet someone, it will be through your day-to-day life. Don’t push a relationship; let it evolve. If you are attached, drop the criticism and be more accepting. Good will will flow. Pisces makes a great associate. 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)  Make this a special day where you don’t answer to anyone. Taking some much-needed private time is important, not only for you, but also for those around you. Tonight: Play it low-key. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Listen to news. It might not change your life radically, but it allows new possibilities. Notice what is happening with friends. Tonight: Happy out and about. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Be sensitive to what is happening on the home front. You might be wondering what is the best way to assume the lead. Tonight: Could go to

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the wee hours. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Break past the obvious, knowing full well what is happening behind the scenes. Your ability to understand stretches your mind and drives you at times. Tonight: Let your imagination choose. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Let others shine and allow them to make strong choices. You will understand a lot more about the key people in your life if you are less dominant. Tonight: Take your cue from another person. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Defer to others. That action will eliminate substantial stress, allowing you to be much freer and happier. Tonight: The only answer is “yes.” Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Share one of your favorite pastimes with a child or loved one. You’ll relax and kick back together. Tonight: Make it early. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  The kid in you wants to be let out, and it will be let out no matter what. Why not indulge this inner side and share it with a trusted loved one?

BIRTHDAYS Actor Tony Shalhoub is 58. Actor Scott Bakula is 57. Actor John O’Hurley is 57. Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Mike Singletary is 53. Movie director Guillermo del Toro is 47. British Prime Minister David

Tonight: A flirtation could go much deeper. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Listen to news with an eye to what this information forces you to handle. Your awareness of your priorities allows you to make the right choices. Tonight: Be sensitive to a family member. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Make calls to those at a distance. You finally have time to catch up on news. Consider making plans to meet up with a friend. Tonight: Get some extra R and R. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Examine why you might not feel secure. Whether this feeling is emotional or it stems from a fiscal situation needs to be determined. Tonight: Treat yourself first. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  You are centered and direct. Others respond, perhaps because it is easier but also because they want to. Tonight: Kissing the weekend goodbye in style. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

Cameron is 45. Singer P.J. Harvey is 42. Golfer Annika Sorenstam is 41. Sean Lennon is 36. Actor Zachery Ty Bryan is 30. Country singer Scotty McCreery (TV: “American Idol” winner) is 18.

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker October 9, 2011 ACROSS 1 Bogus thing 5 VW precursors? 9 Hail ___ (wave from the sidewalk) 13 Denude an apple 14 “Star Trek” communications officer 16 Health food staple 17 Poor-box filler 18 Second largest city in Italy 19 ___ about (circa) 20 It’s based in Covent Garden, London 23 Gloomy guy 24 It breaks the silence of the lambs 25 Natural seasoning 27 Decreed from a court 32 Twofold 33 “Fifth Beatle” Yoko 34 Doesn’t ___ expected (has a twist) 36 Vacation excursions 39 Model airplane packages 41 Looked slackjawed 43 Oft-injured joint 44 Group’s tenets 46 Flies without an instructor 48 Write down the wrong

answer, e.g. 49 Idle of “Monty Python” 51 Disney musical 53 Part of 43-Across 56 Some MercedesBenz models 57 Ply needle and thread 58 Nightclub gadabout 64 Nutmeg covering 66 WWI soldier 67 Itsy-bitsy bit 68 Have trouble saying “S” 69 Cordage fiber 70 Little litter critter 71 NY team 72 Superboy’s sweetheart Lang 73 Some are named for presidents DOWN 1 Bandy words 2 Saintly ring 3 West Point contingent 4 Minnesota ore range 5 Doing a rhythmic Cuban dance 6 Actor LaBeouf of “Transformers” 7 Rock’s Jethro ___ 8 Russian border mountains 9 From-Z center 10 They provide

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iTunes great for Apple, but was it for music biz? By Nekesa Mumbi Moody Associated Press

NEW YORK — When Apple rolled out iTunes for the masses in the spring of 2003, the music industry was at a point of transition — and chaos. Entering the new millennium, albums were enjoying blockbuster sales of several million units for its superstar artists, and profits were booming. Yet the threat of Napster and other forms of illegal downloading threatened to eviscerate those profits as many music fans were starting to get used to the idea that music, and loads of it, could be free. Apple’s iTunes entered into that landscape with a concept that wasn’t exactly new: a system where you could pay for songs online. Yet iTunes, with its simple interface, its simple concept — 99 cents per song — and revolutionary MP3 device, the iPod, made it the golden standard. The entry of Apple and its leader, Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, into the music world was more than a success — it was a phenomenon. Today, iTunes is the largest music retailer, has redefined the listening experience and has largely become the way that music is consumed. What’s less clear is how much the music industry — which is continuing to decline — has benefited. Even today, consensus is mixed. “It really did remind an entire industry, and gave a cue to even a culture beyond the industry that if you provided music in a convenient, direct way and responded to the consumers’ interest and demands, they would in fact buy it, especially if it was priced appropriately,” said James Diener, CEO and President of A&M/ Octone Records. “It forced change in a posi-

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IN THIS JAN. 6, 2004, FILE PHOTO, APPLE CEO STEVE JOBS DISPLAYS the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Today, iTunes owns the majority of the digital sales market, has redefined listening experience, and has for all purposes become the way that music is consumed. tive way. People who are critical of what iTunes may have done perhaps have short memories and don’t realize that the alternative at the time was that an enormous amount of music was leaking onto the Internet and being consumed for free,” Diener added. “The alternative was to inspire people to buy music, and to go to a digital retail site. ... That was a remarkable step forward.” Apple introduced iTunes in 2001, a few months before it would release the nowubiquitous iPod (which begat the iPod Nano, the iPhone, the iPad). At the time, it was not a music store but a rip-and-burn library service only available for Mac users. It initially was viewed with great skepticism by record

companies for its ability to make digital copies of music — something the industry thought would lead to piracy. The industry had a lot to protect. It was enjoying booming sales at the turn of the last century, fueled by the success of teen sensations like Britney Spears, the Backstreet Boys and ‘N Sync. But it was just starting to feel the effects of the illegal downloading era: The top-selling album of that year, Linkin Park’s “Hybrid Theory,” sold 4.8 million, down from 2000’s top-seller, ‘N Sync’s “No Strings Attached,” which sold almost 8 million a year before. “That was at the same time we were confronting Napster, we were confronting the beginnings of the global piracy epidemic that was to

come,” said Jim Donio, president of the National Association of Recording Merchandisers, or NARM. “At the same moment of time, we were also experiencing the biggest weekly sales of all time. It was a very odd confluence of events, because you had the harbinger of immense challenges, but at the same time, reaping the rewards of incredible record breaking physical sales. ... It was heated, it was tense.” When Apple’s iTunes became a full-service online music store in 2003, it offered more than 200,000 songs that could be loaded on your iPod and fully portable, all for 99 cents a download, no matter who the artist was (in recent years, it has allowed for more variation, with some singles

now costing $1.29 per song). Bill Werde, editorial director at Billboard, said that while other services were available at the time, the genius of Jobs was making iTunes the ultimate consumer destination. “He created the retail experience that most people know now. He focused on the fan, he focused on the user experience, he didn’t focus on rights and complicated pricing schemes. He focused just on what would be simple and what would be easy for a music fan to do, and what would be good for a music fan to experience,” Werde said. “You look around today, we sell tens of millions of digital tracks each year,” he continued. “Given that Apple has an 80 percent, 70 percent market share in that digital space when it comes to downloads, you really see how important Apple has become in selling music to music fans.” For all of iTunes’ success, the music industry is still floundering. While sales are up slightly this year, the industry has been on a dramatic decline for the past decade, as labels have been shuttered and thousands of jobs lost as it continues to contract. While digital downloads continue to explode, overall album sales have dropped by at least half. “Steve Jobs leaves behind a little bit of a complex legacy,” Werde said. “He helped create what we think of today as the legal digital music market, which is a substantial music market around the world. But at the same time, the music business in the retail space is probably worth about half of what it was worth ten years ago, so I don’t know that anyone saved the music business,” he said. “No one has yet solved the problem that music can still be free.”

‘Zombie’ long-term care program cuts deficit By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press

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MIMES GESTURE AS THEY STAND IN A CROSSWALK Friday in Caracas, Venezuela. The mayor of the city’s eastern district of Sucre has launched a unique program aimed to encourage civility among reckless drivers and careless pedestrians, putting 120 mimes at intersections to politely and silently scold violators.

Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic in Venezuela By Christopher Toothaker Associated Press

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — A part of Venezuela’s capital is giving dangerous drivers the silent treatment, sending mimes into the streets to do what police alone have not: tame the lawless traffic. About 120 mimes dressed in clown-like outfits and white gloves took to the streets of the Sucre district this past week, wagging their fingers at traffic violators and at pedestrians who streaked across busy avenues rather than waiting at crosswalks. They found plenty to keep them busy in a city where motorcycle riders roar down sidewalks, buses drop passengers in the middle of busy streets and drivers treat red lights and speed limits as suggestions rather than orders. “Most people are collaborating, but bad habits are usually hard to break and some drivers just don’t change their ways,” said Neidy Suarez, an 18-year-old mime wearing fluorescent yellow overalls and a bright red ribbon wrapped around her pigtails. Suarez frowned, thrust her hands forward in a “stop” motion and then pointed to a red light as a motorcyclist raced toward a crosswalk filled with pedestrians. “Some people get angry

when we reprimand them,” Suarez said. Some drivers have shouted insults after a silent rebuke. “But most people react agreeably and some have offered compliments,” Suarez said, raising her voice from time to time so she would be heard amid the honking horns, ambulance sirens, rumbling bus engines and music throbbing from car stereos. Mayor Carlos Ocariz of Sucre, in the eastern part of Caracas, turned to the mimes to encourage civility among reckless drivers and careless pedestrians. He is following the example of Antanas Mockus, a former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, who combined mimes and stricter police enforcement in a program that was widely seen as a success. Caracas’ streets, though, may be even more chaotic than those of Colombia’s capital. Drivers who miss a highway exit often simply put their cars in reverse and return through oncoming traffic. Motorbike riders charge the wrong way up one-way streets and honk pedestrians aside as they roar onto sidewalks, sometimes with small children tucked precariously between an adult passenger and driver.

WASHINGTON — They’re calling it the zombie in the budget. It’s a long-term care plan the Obama administration has put on hold, fearing it could go bust if actually implemented. Yet while the program exists on paper, monthly premiums the government may never collect count as reducing federal deficits. Real or not, that’s $80 billion over the next 10 years. The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program, CLASS for short, may just keep lurching along indefinitely. It would join other peculiar creatures of the federal budget such as “trust funds” that are actually more like IOUs and Medicare cuts that can be counted twice. “It’s a gimmick that produces phantom savings,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan group that advocates deficit control.. “That money should have never been counted as defi-

cit reduction because it was supposed to be set aside to pay for benefits,” Bixby added. “The fact that they’re not actually doing anything with the program sort of compounds the gimmick.” The program was created under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, and arguably provided much of the 10-year, $143 billion in savings claimed under the law. But now some Capitol Hill aides have dubbed CLASS a “budget zombie.” The administration recently asked Congress to hold off on money for implementing CLASS as it tries to find a way to make it solvent for the long run. The chief financial expert for CLASS left the government, saying the program’s staff was abruptly reassigned. CLASS was a priority of the late Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, who envisioned a voluntary, long-term care insurance plan sponsored by the government, without the overhead costs of private insurers, or the rigorous prescreening they require. CLASS beneficiaries

would pay an affordable monthly premium while they were healthy and working. In exchange, they could collect a modest daily cash benefit if they became disabled. Congress included CLASS in the health care law, specifying it must be self-sustaining. Kennedy’s idea was to give families some financial breathing room. The burden of long-term care is growing. Most families cannot afford to hire a home health aide for a frail elder, let alone pay nursing home bills. Longterm care is usually provided by family members, often a spouse who may also have health problems. But a central design flaw dogged CLASS from the beginning. Unless large numbers of healthy people willingly sign up during their working years, soaring premiums driven by the needs of disabled beneficiaries would destabilize it, eventually requiring a taxpayer bailout. The main reason the program produced budget savings in its first 10 years was a rule that enrollees pay in for at least five years before collecting benefits.

Romney responds to Mormon flare-up; Perry passes By Charles Babington and Kasie Hunt Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney on Saturday denounced “poisonous language” against faiths as he grappled with a flare-up over religion sparked by a prominent supporter of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, his rival. Perry steered well clear of that simmering issue and pushed another hot button instead: Social Security. Romney, in remarks to the Values Voters Summit, a gathering of cultural conservatives in Washington, did not directly confront the words of a prominent Perry supporter who called Romney’s Mormon faith a “cult.” Indeed, Romney was criticizing another speaker at the meeting who Perry is known for anti-Mormon and anti-Muslim rhetoric, and who followed him on stage. But his cautionary words served as notice that at- Romney tacks on faiths should, in his view, be off the table. He appealed to the social conservatives to support a presidential candidate who has the best record on the economy. Until now, Romney’s Mormon faith and Perry’s evangelical Christianity were secondary to a GOP primary focused on who can best fix the country’s economy. Questions about his faith plagued Romney’s 2008 presidential run, but he had been able to keep them at bay so far this time. That changed when a pastor who introduced Perry to cultural conservatives called Mormonism a “cult” and said Romney is “not a Christian,” forcing Perry to distance himself and Romney to respond. Perry, campaigning Saturday in Iowa’s staunchly conservative northwest, barely touched on religion at all. In stops at Sioux City and Orange City, he never mentioned Mormonism, Romney by name, or even Christianity, for that matter. Asked by Republican Steven Bernston what books have most influenced him, Perry mentioned only one: the work of conservative economist Friedrich Hayek. Bersnton, a corn and beans farmer from Paullina, later said he was surprised that Perry didn’t at least mention the Bible. “I don’t think he’s a reader,” Bernston said in an interview, noting that Perry used the question to switch to previous statements about his opposition to government efforts to stimulate the economy.

Special ops, CIA first in, last out of Afghanistan By Kimberly Dozier Associated Press

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — They were the first Americans into Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks and will probably be the last U.S. forces to leave. As most American troops prepare to withdraw in 2014, the CIA and military special operations forces to be left behind are girding for the next great pivot of the campaign, one that could stretch their war up to another decade. The war’s 10th anniversary Friday recalled the beginnings of a conflict that drove the Taliban from power and lasted far longer than was imagined. “We put a CIA guy in first,” scant weeks after the towers in New York fell, said Lt. Gen. John Mulholland, then a colonel with U.S. special op-

erations forces, in charge of the military side of the operation. U.S. Special Forces Green Berets, together with CIA officers, helped coordinate antiTaliban forces on the ground with U.S. firepower from the air, to topple the Taliban and close in on al-Qaida. Recent remarks from the White House suggest the CIA and special operations forces will be hunting al-Qaida and working with local forces long after most U.S. troops have left. When Afghan troops take the lead in 2014, “the U.S. remaining force will be basically an enduring presence force focused on counterterrorism,” said National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, in remarks in Washington in mid-September. That will be augmented by teams that will continue to train Afghan

forces, added White House spokesman Tommy Vietor. The White House insists this does not mean abandoning the strategy of counterinsurgency, in which large numbers of troops are needed to keep the population safe. It simply means replacing the surge of 33,000 U.S. troops, as it withdraws over the next year, with newly trained Afghan ones, according to senior White House Afghan war adviser Doug Lute It also means U.S. special operators and CIA officers will be there for the next turn in the campaign. That’s the moment when Afghans will either prove themselves able to withstand a promised Taliban resurgence, or find themselves overwhelmed by seasoned Taliban fighters. “We’re moving toward an

increased special operations role,” together with U.S. intelligence, Mulholland said, “whether it’s counterterrorism-centric, or counterterrorism blended with counterinsurgency.” As out-going head of U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Mulholland has been in charge of feeding a steady stream of troops to commanders in the field. He knows they need as many special operations troops as he can produce and send. Those special operations forces under his command include U.S. Army Rangers, known for their raiding operations against militant targets, and U.S. Special Forces Green Berets, whose stock in trade is teaching local forces to fight a common enemy so the U.S. doesn’t have to.


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